- Far enough for it to not matter anymore.
- What do you mean by that?!
- We’re cut off from the rest of our forces.
- You mean it will take several minutes before we receive any backup?!
- No. I mean we won’t receive any backup at all.
Tech Strauss is being cautious, hehe.
Fun spoiler: by the end of the game he will be considered the biggest strogg tech expert (partially thanks to your (mis)adventures), and you will get a word that he’s being guarded by fifty marines.