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Kenjo and Zi Ongola were scheduled to take the Mariposa to the Yokohama to determine why probes sent to the Red Star were being destroyed. However, Avril Bitra assaulted the two men and took the Mariposa herself, unknowingly taking Sallah Telgar with her. Avril planned to use the Mariposa to escape the Pern system, but thanks to Telgar and Ongola's foresight, the guidance chip for the Mariposa had been removed. Avril and the Mariposa crashed into the Red Star.