Planet 10778 was, by the standards of the companies, the miracle planet. It had all they needed; medicine, resources, and opportunities for discovery were in an abundance across the planet. At first, of course, all were overjoyed. Soon, however, the flawed humans that made up the companies began to display their faults. After a week of dispute over the rightful owners of the planet's resources, groups from the three companies gathered on the surface of the planet, engaged in a massive verbal showdown.
From somewhere amidst the crowd, a quiet voice muttered something only those close to them could hear.
"Oh, what's the point? We all know where this is going."
A flash accompanied the resounding noise of a blaster being fired. Near the middle of the crowd, a major instigator of the argument collapsed. All was silent for a moment. Then, chaos broke out.