When Centaur colonists hear that alien ships are headed for Earth, they react with fear and violence. Alex, in his youth, is confused since he is excited to meet the aliens. Alex's confusion is deepened when he is charged with designing a ship that could have military application. Before he can analyze if the colonists' fear is driving this decision or some form of forewarning, it is announced that the aliens are also coming to Centaur.
"Very dry narration"