The paladin nodded his goodbyes and left back to his table.
Reaper took another sip of his ale quickly and then looked at Tani. "What do you think? Will the captain have two visits?" he asked with a grin. He had noticed her pondering look, and was pretty sure of the answer already
"Our posturings, our imagined self-importance,
the delusion that we have some privileged position in the universe,
are challenged by this point of pale light.
Our planet is a lonely speck in the great enveloping cosmic dark.
In our obscurity – in all this vastness – there is no hint that help will come from elsewhere to save us from ourselves."
- Carl Sagan