Billions of Prometheans are taken to Death Planets, where they are released into the toxic atmosphere. It takes the rest of the Universe a year or so to react, and then the inevitable occurs. The Praetorians are attacked from all sides, and destroyed. But for the Promethean Race, it is already too late. They are gone. A memorial is raised on their homeworld, and the Praetorian race is ostracised. Thousands of Praetorian Death Squads are executed as they claim they were "Only following orders"