There’s the Head Alien! ¬†Conveniently out-of-frame for this whole fight! ¬†That rascal.

Anyway, this moment here, where the SEMME shuttlecraft shoots down the Martian starship, is one of those “seeding future storylines” things I mentioned way back at the beginning of this chapter, laying groundwork for stories beyond what I’d originally planned way back in Roomies!.