Exhausted from an evening of dealing with requests, suggestions, and grievances, Captain Clerk lay down on his bed, trying to think of anything besides reams of paper and frustrated ensigns.
I mean come on, even I don’t get food as good as you guys are requesting.
Just as he was reaching for his Tricorder for his ritual marathon of Tetris, he suddenly remembered: The Attic. That mysterious place on Deck -12 that few know about and even fewer talk about… although Dr. Flüshaht seemed to refer to it like it was common knowledge. The list of decks only mentions its name, not giving any description. How bizarre.
Yeah, I totally need to check that place out… tomorrow.
Two weeks later, when he finally remembered it again, Clerk took the elevator up to the top of the ship, finally ready to see the pinnacle of those decks that had mysteriously appeared all those episodes ago. Sure, it was probably full of some kind of storage units or something, but at least he will have finally seen it. With a name like “The Attic” it couldn’t be that exciting.
The doors opened to reveal a sight the Captain wouldn’t have anticipated in a million years: a small room, dimly it, with “The Attic” in neon letters hanging on the wall, and, at the other end, a line of velvet ropes in front of a very nice looking door.
In front of those velvet ropes, there stood… a bouncer.
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