Self Demonstrating: Red Alert

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RED ALERT! RED ALERT!

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ENEMY HAS BREACHED THE PERIMETER!

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ALL COMBAT PERSONEL REPORT TO BATTLE STATIONS!

THIS IS NOT A DRILL!

Ah! There you are, soldier! Now, I bet you're wondering what's going on here.

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You see, on ships of all kinds, space or sea, a Red Alert is a call to battle stations.

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Klaxon blare constantly, bright red lights flash while normal lighting dims—

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—and people rush around to their stations.

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Now while it seems like it would be better to turn on all of the work lights and sound the klaxon at once—

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—it is often the case that everyone is working under critical conditions with distractions being—

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—with distractions being—

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...

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Excuse me for a second.

* walks offscreen. A gunshot is heard over the intercom and the klaxons immediately fall silent.*