Joseph Collins - “Ruins of a Lost Race (Theme of AndroSynth)”
An original piece, inspired by Star Control II
Imagine landing on a random planet in AndroSynth space and finding nothing but smoldering ruins.
Curious, you decide to send out a landing party to explore.
All of a sudden, your scout craft is bombarded by acidic bubbles from out of nowhere!
They try to retreat back to your ship only to be smashed into pieces by a comet, blazing in shades of purple and blue!
Suddenly, a hail comes into communications. You answer…
No visual, but you hear a voice.
"You?! HERE?!! Impossible!! You lost the war, our Masters sealed you away inside their Slave Shield! We thought you were one of THEM, but now we see… you are far, FAR worse than THEY could ever be…"
You introduce yourself and ask who you’re talking to. Suddenly, something comes on to the display.
You see… humans. No, not humans… You see that which humans had spawned and forgotten about…
And realize that they survived…