The future is not always what we think it will be. Sometimes we've come across glimpses of it, thinking nothing about it at all. But this snippet of the future goes beyond just a few thousand years.
Sometimes what seems to be the most obvious path begins to falter giving us a false negative; and upon such revelations we found a new beginning. It's just a shame that it takes a fugitive of two separate galactic governments to rediscover what this particular galaxy has forgotten.