EXT. Excalibur – Hyperspace

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INT. EXCALIBUR CONFERENCE ROOM

Gideon is stood over the table. Galen is stood in the opposite corner and Matheson is also present.

GIDEON

Mind explaining? And don't give me the "there are forces greater than my comprehension crap"

GALEN

I wouldn't dream of doing so Matthew, when have I ever not given you a strait answer?

GIDEON

It would be quicker to list the times you actually have Galen. Now, what just went on?

GALEN

When the Shadows left the galaxy they left behind a booby-trap that destroyed Z'ha'Dum when a ship approached. The Vorlons have opted for a rather less drastic option… but none the less it is a trap, set up to prevent their worlds from being ransacked by everybody.

GIDEON

They left one Vorlon ship behind?

GALEN

I'm not exactly clear on that myself unfortunately. But I believe them to be using some sort of automated device that simulates a Vorlon cruiser.

MATHESON

Most likely the same device that created the interference field?



GALEN (nodding)

The Vorlons do not want anyone disturbing their world. They allowed us to go free because I answered their question to their satisfaction. I'm assuming the Drakh, being servants of the Shadows, didn't.

GIDEON

And the question was?

GALEN

That I will not repeat Matthew. But be grateful they chose me to question, not Dureena.

The three share a big smile as we,

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