Damage is a pretty substantial Nebula nominee, probably close to the novelette category. This allows for some plot development. The protagonist is a fighter spaceship, cobbled together from spare parts by the losing side at the tail end of a war. It carries traumatic memories from the two ships it is made from. But it will do anything for its pilot, a talented but arrogant man.
The end is nearing, and the team gets an extremely vindictive, random terror order. The pilot is ready to carry it out. Is the ship?
It's a good story, keeps you interested. A straight up telling of a well-worn plot. So I will give it a serviceable 3 stars.