after having entered Second Tau Empire space
they, unknowingly had stumbled into a warzone.
rather quickly, the ships were intercepted by an STE patrol.
made up of recently accuired Thrawns empire's Hand me down's:
although blueprints not made by the STE, they clearly are in top fighting condition.
and the corvette will shred practicly anything that sits in its way.
rather fortunately, the captain decides to Contact you, instead of shooting on sight:
"This is Wartime patrol 64-c
power down your weapons and prepare for scanning.
You are also required to state your purpose
and any and all personel of note on board of your ships."
"quite frankly, you could have picked a better place to FTL in
you are currently sat right between two forces, this FTL point is outdated
ill give you permission to update your Nav map before leaving."
"hang on, you are not in our faction database
so do you mind telling me its name
so i can add it."
pause transmission, and await reply"
your crew notice multiple Small, fast contacts approaching on radar.
presumably more fighters, in case of the worst.