“They were our friends and comrades, who died doing their duty. We commit their bodies to the stars: as their atoms return to burn bright in the darkness of space, their memory shall burn bright. As the stars spin and the worlds endure, we shall remember them.”
And then the “Take 2” would be literally correct, but also more scientific and semi-spiritual, which suits a space age civilisation, instead of satyric (“Do not call them the fallen: they shall not fall, but float among the stars.” sounds like we’re running a joke).
Phoenix comicon. My datapad was busy as a teleprompter and Lieutenant Mundy was busy running preflight checks on TSN Badb or TSN Diana as were all other available XO’s who were not busy in recruit registration. Ensign Zoe (8 years of age) has not yet been issed with a datapad.