The Milky Way has been a pretty lonely place for humans in the space trading and combat simulation Elite: Dangerous. All that seemed to lie beyond the bubble of colonised space was a seemingly endless expanse of lifeless solar systems.
That is, up until yesterday, when Commander DP Sayre was pulled out witch space and temporarily disabled by an unidentified and unrecognisable ship. The symmetrical disc-shaped vessel resembled an enormous flower head with eight over-lapping blades, suggesting it may be organic in nature. It then proceeded to perform a scan before promptly disappearing, leaving the Commander unharmed.
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