Example: Because no more plasma missiles were on board, the captain surrendered the ship.
Example: In the deepest depths of space, a traveler is at the mercy of an unforgiving environment.
Example: The Galactic Coalition, which hoped to avoid an adverse political situation, contracted bounty hunters to capture the stolen ship.
Note, however, that no comma is used with a restrictive, or essential, clause.
Example: The ship that contained the incriminating documents was nowhere to be found.
Example: The Galactic Coalition, however, has no responsibility to govern the outer planets.
Example: Suddenly, the space dementia set in, and the prisoners in the brig became dangerously unstable.
Example: When preparing for an extended journey into space, don’t forget to pack the survival essentials, such as food, water, fuel, and a proton blaster.
Example: The Wing Commander was a brave, honorable, ambitious officer.
Example: The fastest ship in the fleet, The Corsair, took heavy damage in the laser battle.
Example: The commander of The Archon earned the Golden Trident, the Galactic Coalition’s highest honor.
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