Fellow Players! I was getting bored with so many computer players is why I wanted to end the game. I started to take interest when I engaged Facists, a real player and also when I discovered I wasn't sweeping crystal mines or couldn't even see them. Then I realize too late my fleet was inside a gigantic ion storm! Ugh!
That is one massive ion storm. I voted to end the game although I have not heard from Crystals and they might want to have fun at my expense. Not that it would change the outcome of the game even with losing that many ships.