If in doubt, wipe it out

Captain Fuddaldink of the Interstellar Survey grunted at Chaoineach.

‘What is it Chaoineach?’

‘Erm, we need to destroy the inhabited planet.’

‘But none of the planets in this system support life.’

I, uh, we, missed the blue planet.’

‘For Obbeldygog sake, I’ve already submitted the traces to command. They’ll kill me, I mean us, if there’s a mistake.’

‘Erm, exactly.’

‘Fine, discharge the planet destroyer again. And let this be the last time. We’ll have nothing left to map at this rate.’