Writing Prompt

Your protagonist is on a spaceship transporting important cargo.  Tell how it gets lost and what happens because of this.  

Story Time: “Thrum”

“Stay in rhythm with the engine!” screams Commander Otizoc over the noise of the ship, her circular mouth unfolding to bare a perimeter of  large teeth.  Your claws scrabble against the ground as you strain to correct your mistake, aware that you could have easily blown the life support system.