The episode of Armored Fleet Diarugger XV used to create this episode of Voltron is titled "Emma, the Female Captain." In that episode Galveston Captain Emma (Twyla in Voltron.) is killed in the climactic battle with Rugger Guard's (Explorer in Voltron.) fleet. The footage seen of her flying off in her ship's escape pod is actually footage of her escaping Rugger Guard with a stolen survey ship played a second time.