As we approached we were confronted by the ruined splendor of
Sparta Command. The true immensity of the place became instantlyapparent as our Quantum Tank crunched over the rubble and parked nextto a shattered bunker, but the extent of the destructiontook weeks to assess. The shielded datacore had sustained severalmassive breaches and smoke still billowed from the numerous cannonports. There were few signs of human life.