They forced the two-fold corridor.

" Open an M21 Cascade on the three vessels closest to their flagship. We'll separate their center of command from the fleet itself and then pick them off as they attempt to reconnect."

A pause.

Joan Paacibel looked back at him with uncertainty.

" ... Captain Masterson, an M21 Cascade... Doesn't that seem excessive?"

" No. It does not. Relay my orders."

" Yes... Alright."