My eyes slid over the controls, desperately searching for a solution. Almost on their own, my eyes slid back to the fuel gauge. There was hardly any fuel left, but it might be enough to fire the maneuvering thrusters for a few seconds. If I could nudge the escape pod toward level flight and add some forward momentum, maybe... I fired the thrusters.
Find out what happens next in Chapter 4, coming on Monday, June 4.