Five hundred years after Earth's first contact with alien life, it has a flourishing empire spanning galaxies. That never ends well.

Seventeen Minutes
And All Is Well.
Seventeen Minutes
Until Landfall.

Seventeen Minutes.
Do Not Ever Forget,
The Light Must End
The Night Must Rise.

For It Is Blackest Now
Blackest Around The Universe.
Even The Dark Must Rise
In Order For It To Fall.

~ Unknown, The Prophecies of the Kastori Bearers.

The End

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