... to reprise an expression from Before.
After long hard segments, days, tenspans, even cycles at the docks and shipyards, after numerous illicit missions, after some business ventures it has finally happened:
I Got 5 on It
By "it" I mean my bank account. And by "5" I mean million credits. About three cycles after my previous milestone I have now reached another one. Which leads me straight to a second saying from the olden days.
Now if there only was a new space-faring toy for me to splurge my cash on ...