Strapped into seats on the federation prison craft
held tight and secure waited
classed as dangerous rebels on a one way trip
to a distant prison colony
on a barren planet inhospitable and volcanic
to those there seemed satanic!
Somewhere that nobody had ever returned
they glanced knowingly
none had any intention of heading there
all had a chance to meet
when on remand a plan was secretly devised
their escape had been analysed!
Even in the far off future money was power
these fugitives soon to be
freedom fighters against a brutal federation
this prophecy yet to be realized
their shackles released by a bribed guard
who provided an override card!
The band of seven were now on the loose
a distraction had been arranged
one an expect locksmith and known thief
guided them to the escape pods
soon after a short skirmish they ejected
from their prison disconnected!
Into the void now with freedom flew
yet with huge uncertainty
their plan to get away from injustice
though two were criminals
united as one their bravery did tower
against a vast corrupt power!
Agitators to be removed orders given
by the supreme leader
false charges to make it legal for arrest
had to continue their opposition
now fleeing hoping for a miracle to show
their supporters to grow!
With their captors beginning to close in
before them a vast space craft
loomed into the groups disbelieving gaze
huge just drifting in space
its awesome design made their skin prickle
the adrenaline no longer a trickle!
Weary in their approach in case it was a trap
found the airlock and boarded
soon realising this was an abandoned ship
the gods had smiled upon them
certain a powerful force guided their actions
this the first of their infractions!
Entering the bridge in awe of this alien design
ancient technology yet superior
to any of the federations space battle cruisers
without touching anything it lit up
a voice in english welcomed the new captain
and crew to the Libertain!
Their crusade for justice and liberty had begun
now they fight or die until victory won!
At hyper speed the seven headed the charge!
The Foureyed Poet.