“Hey, Johnson. Are you sure you are ready for this?”
“Yes sir,” Johnson whispered to hide his trembling voice. “But are you sure this isn’t just a joke?”
“You’re lucky you’re the only one willing to do this, or I would fire you like I fired the other folks who asked. We have a reputation to uphold. Now buckle up, and good luck!” The shipping manager stepped away from the hatch and sealed it shut, as Johnson buckled up.