A spaceship carrying two intelligent beings of distant origin powered down its engine as it entered orbit around the planet Earth.
‘Complete shutdown in twelve seconds, commander,’ said the first being.
‘Thank you, commander. Let’s proceed.’
They had the same rank within the organisation that had planned and executed this journey, these beings. But it wasn’t an issue. There had been no discord between them…
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