“They live a long time then, don’t they?” Chel considered that if they needed a sun to go nova to mature, then they’d have to be ancient. Stars last a long time.

“Nobody knows.” Lexx navigated the ship further, enhancing the screen to display their next destination. “There’s a star going nova at every moment out here.”

“Where are we going now?” Chel couldn’t hide the awe in her voice as the structure loomed in front of them. It was like a mass of wires crisscrossing back and forth over an oval like structure with an opening in the middle and two interior rods intersecting the opening. Small pinpoints of flashing lights marked spacecraft coming and going amidst the interior structure.

“Away point.” Lexx sent a request for docking coordinates, “Kind of like our version of a mall.”