"Your parents served as soldiers of the alliance and spent your life in different ships" or something ...
Hey Ash, next time we dock at the Citadel you up for--
Mord & Zia: Harbinger's escaping! After him!
Miranda: LOOK OUT!
*Huge crash as Zia, Sophie the dog-mech, Mord, and Krae all collide with Ash and Vega*
*Basketball bouces slowly away from the carnage*
Jack to Miranda: Oh they are gonna be in soo much $h!t