It is that Talents, Incorporated may be wrong about the time of breakout.
It gave an exact time for the breakout of the Mekinese fleet.
When the squad ship came out of overdrive and he was awakened by the unpleasantness of breakout, he yawned.
It would have assembled itself at that breakout point, but it would still arrive in a disorderly mob.
He sketched out in his own mind ...