Still not quite short enough to be a proper drabble. Pilot concept borrowed from Jamie Wheeler:
The bridge of the Enterprise shook as it dove through the corona of the dying star.
Captain Carter looked to the flight control station to her left. “Get us out of here!”
Lieutenant X’ki’t’ikrit gave a nod and its four clawed hands danced across the screens. The Enterprise veered to port high, and Carter could feel the safety straps in her chair tighten to compensate.
“Clear of the collapsing gravity field,” the helmsbeing chattered, its antennae settling close to its head. To its right, Navigator Chu slumped in his chair and let out the breath he’d been holding.
“Take us into phase,” the Captain ordered, and Chu happily obliged, setting the coordinates to send the ship past light speed into phasespace.
Carter watched the star tear itself apart on the rear monitor. Frowning.
“I want to know who killed that star system.”