The battle had begun as soon as the ship had begun scanning the two clusters of unknown matter floating in space. The alien transmission was garbled, but ‘blasphemy’ featured.
As the ship’s shields began to head towards complete malfunction, the captain lurched over towards the weapons bot.
“Tell me, from what we’ve gathered so far, what would happen if we fired on the unknown matter?”
The bot beeped for a moment.
“95% chance of the galaxy being destroyed.”
“But we’d take out the other ships?”
Wait, when you say the Galaxy, do you mean the ship or-“