The sleek flying wing of the Raven light fighter cut through space, green drive flares blazing out into space and leaving a trail of ionised gasses in its wake. The pilot inside checked his radar for what seemed like the fiftieth time and, having assured himself that there was still no-one in range, he turned back and carried on with his previous task…

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