He warned them. It was a mistake to disband the Piecer Corp. You can’t trust the Klix. But 20 years of peace had left the Earth complacent, trusting, forgetful. The Promise, Earth’s first Starship was flown in for their graduation, to honor the last class of the Piecer Corp. It would be a bittersweet graduation day, saying goodbye to friends and comrades and starting a new life as a civilian. For a moment everyone was happy. That’s when the sky lit up.