How many days until XP8 release date?
In the cold darkness, the alien probe drifts into the outer reaches of the star system, drawn by the star's gravity. For days it continues unnoticed, its power systems long ago burnt out...
Finally it crosses the outer system ring, and triggers a series of automatic warnings.
On the homeworld, a computer console hums to life, beginning a chain of events that eventually lead to interstellar war...