An enemy or alien
The Observation deck upon the CyBolt Spacesub V:
"Commander Rednamoc," the small Cybian interrupted, "after our last mass contact we depleted our Bion-energy crystal reserves below recoverable limits ... the recorder shows that our supply on Ruj should be near harvesting."
"Hmm," came a low grumble that sent shivers along the Cybian's nerons. "Hmm," Rednamoc continued as he pulled up the latest space charts, "prepare for light travel." Turning to look at the small cyborg infront of him he added, "Good catch Acquisitioner. We'll travel at an even pace to not deplete the remaining crystals."
Turning back to the galaxy map he finished with, "It has been a rutenc of cycles since out last visit," a deep chuckle rumbled from the cyborg. "Who knows what we may find."
the lower deck of the observation bridge: