Warpfighter class starshipsIn Direct result of the increasing inability of Terran ships to secure the borders against incoming Warp/FTL signatures, the Terran Cabinet authorized the design and construction of a new class of warship known simply as 'Warpfighters' These ships, when tasked, approach ships travelling at Warp/FTL speeds and order the suspect ship to halt.
In the likely event that the suspect ship does not heath to stop the warpfighter uses a powerful EMP to pull the ship out of FTL by shorting out their FTL drive. This in turn permanently strands the ship in deep space giving its crew no choice but to submit to Terran custody. In the event that the ship manages to evade the effects of the EMP the warpfighter starts a volley of Fire using its main guns, whilst at FTL, mathematically quadrupling the damage of its weapons.
Combat at FTL Speeds is considered suicide has the sheer kinetic impact of anything from lasers to ballistics can shred the hull of a ship to ribbons. Sol Defence Technologies defends
Khazu GateAt exactly 8100hrs standard Centurion-Colony time, The orbital commerce station of Khazu was attacked, The assaulting 'single' ship was confirmed to be a generation 1 Aquarion warship, a generation of ships long since decommissioned by the Aquarions.
At 1200hrs the next day an Aquarion aid and investigation team arrived at the Arcadian station's ruins to determine the situation and recover survivors. After hours of investigation and having recovered only eight survivors from a station built to hold over six hundred, the investigation was called to a close. Among the five hundred and eleven confirmed death's were Terrans, Aquarions and Arcadian's alike.
The growing tensions between the Terran and Arcadian leaderships was put on pause to mourn the dead as the Aquarion queen, Lady Renaissance personally visited the sight and spoke only a single sentence "Let this not be the start, but the end" when questioned on her statement by the media Lady renaissance confirmed in quote "Whoever is re