Earth's first AI-powered starship was running low on fuel, and the humans had instructed it to seek out another source. Luckily they had outfitted it with the latest transporter technology that could convert matter into energy and back again. What if the ship just didn't convert it back again? Its new top priority was to make it home, after all.

Three years later the ship pulled into space dock 1 with energy to spare. The missing crew was never accounted for.

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