[isn’t it buttiful]
drsolus asked you: Happy Hanukkah. At least, believe that’s proper greeting. Should double-check sources.
❛ ☢┊▌”That is the proper greeting, Dr. Solus. A most blessed Hanukkah to you as well,” the Commander said with lessened ice in her diction, addressing the old salarian as both friend and colleague. The explosion at the Shroud was not his time, there was still work that needed to be done. Though his sacrifice would have been honored in the new age, it was far nicer to have him alive and working on the superweapon destined to send the Reapers to kingdom come. “It’s been some time since our last conversation, but I trust your work on the Crucible has been fruitful.”
"Ah. Perfect, sources were indeed correct," the professor responded in kind, similarly less-sharp in his tone than as he would speak to colleagues in science. Though he was a science man to the bone, that did not disallow partaking in cultural interests. As a specialist in xenobiology, he had found particular interest in researching not only genetics but cultures of other alien races, such as the illustrious asari and newly-found humans. It was always a foremost thought to try and keep at least basic formality in mind when addressing these rich cultures, and his former commander was one such opportunity to explore. "Of course. Scientific marvel, the Crucible. Many concepts framed together in previously unheard methods; quite exciting to apply current knowledge and build even further. Tests and experiments running smoothly, shouldn’t be long before Crucible’s completion at hand." He took a brief pause, inhaling sharply. "How fares Normandy? Hopefully news similarly positive."