A Science Fiction Story
In the COC of the space cruiser 'Cogolin' the typical tension prevailed before a battle. Extremely focused, the commander looked at the tactical indicators of the main screen. A huge number of alien ships were displayed there.
You're right there, Ann thought grimly. This was clearly not a friendly neighborly visit. "You do not expect us to be destroyed without a fight, do you?"
The long waiting time had been an up and down of emotions. Three long years had been spent in uncertainty, after the message had arrived, this hateful oath to eradicate mankind from the face of the universe, without mercy and without any reason. Sender: unknown.
Ann had returned from a six-months expedition with her ship a few weeks later, and had found a completely changed Earth. After a period of consternation, disbelief, and fear, determination had already gained ground, and mankind had been preparing for the most important battle of its history.
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