Personal Log: Lt. Lance Casey
We all knew this was more serious than it seemed after our first engagement. Now we know this is as bad as our time on Midway. The thing that really confuses me is that if the bugs had gotten so many ships through our defenses why they didn't just hit us from both fronts. We would have folded faster than Zero in poker.

Maybe their hive mentality runs on single tracks. Maybe they can't chew gum and walk at the same time. Something tells me no.

I'm glad we were able to make a distinct difference in Ella. If I thought that those bugs were going to be able to take the system after our departure I'd never be able to live with myself. I just hope that their pilots remain just as predictable. If these were Kilrathi flying those ships we'd be in for one hell of a fight. Hopefully their genetic experiments on the civilians…and pilots…they took during the first push won't be used against us. If they could incorporate elements of our flying style against us…well, best not to think about it.

This feels like the best of times on Midway, a steamroller on our way to the heart of the problem. Now, I'm not letting two limited engagement actions in systems that are supposed to be a long way from the central conflict give me a false sense of security. I'm sure there are tougher bugs waiting for us. I'm just glad we've been thinking up to this point.

The Captain says Talos is a key step for us in maneuvering towards the Cygnus system. There are also supposed to be more 'sects here.

Oh, great…I'm thrilled.