- Alyssa watched in awe as the destructive power of the Cruiser was finally unleashed. She had never before witnessed firepower of this magnitude and it scared her more than a little. She was lost in her thoughts as she looked out over the hazy field of gravel, all that remained of the once huge tumbling asteroid.
- Calara's eyes shone with excitement as she grinned up at John, looking for his approval. He loved how vibrant and full of life she looked, as she thrilled at the chance to be in control of such a powerful ship. "Lieutenant, to my ready room" he ordered brusquely.
- "Yes Commander" she gasped excitedly, as she practically ran to meet him when he stepped down from the command podium and they entered the adjoining room together.