TH-8332 smiled as FN-2187 walked into the mess hall. He lit up as he saw her and quickly grabbed his portion of food and sat across from her at their small table near the door.
“How was today?” She asked, knowing he had been recently reassigned from sanitation to infantry.
He shook his head, his smiling disappearing just slightly. “It was tough. Really intense. I don’t know how I’m going to do in my first battle.”
TH reached across the table and gently grabbed his hands. “You’ll be fine. I promise, Twoey.” The old nickname made him smile for a moment.
“How do you do it? How do you get into your TIE Fighter day after day knowing…” His voice trailed off, not finishing his thought. But he didn’t need to; she already knew what he was thinking.
TH frowned and retracted her hand. They ate in silence and stood together when they were finished.
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