As A Consequence
by Robert A.V. Jacobs
The Year was 2310, and the Royalists, including King George the ninth, were unceremoniously thrown off the Earth.
Fifty years later, in 2360, a ship from each section of the human race coincidently met in the Antares system. As both ships emerged, their proximity alarms sounded, and both Captains looked, in horror at the emblems on the ships. Thus fifty years of war were born