The Bacterians arrived in our skies without warning, bypassing our orbital security and plunging directly into our atmosphere. One look at their gargantuan motherships made it clear a force of incredible magnitude had decided to make contact with us.
The entire planet let out a collective sigh of relief when the alien visitors revealed themselves as an interstellar exploration fleet. Their fortress ships, positioned around our world, were turned into embassies of the distant Bacterian Empire.
The Great Thinkers announced the beginning of the Third Age, a time of peace and prosperity in the Galaxy. For four decades, the prophecy remained true.
Eventually, even love flourished…