Your plan is quickly coming together. Simplicity itself. Just continue to close the gap to the enemy, and launch when within range. Your crew is well-trained and work quickly at their stations, just the edge you need to come out on top.
“Engineering, power to Helm. Move forward and close the distance to the enemy. Keep shields in the front. We’re going straight in”. You can feel the bridge vibrate slightly as the engines come up to speed.
“Captain, all sensors are on weapon lock”, says the Sensor Officer. “You can fire at will.”
A slight smirk crosses your face. “On my mark! Launch both tor… Wait, where did they go?” You look at the viewscreen, puzzled, with a growing sense of unease.
Sensors starts shouting. “Crystal Warp! Captain they’ve done a crystal warp and they’re directly behind us!”
From your right comes the panicked voice of the Shields officer. “Umm, Captain… All of our shields are to the front!”
You start barking out orders. “Shields, use the crystal we captured to raise the aft shield. Weapons, start to move the torpedoes to the rear tubes! Helm, get us out of here!”
The crew gets to work, but you look on in horror as two torpedoes lance out from your nemesis…