As to my game experience - I totally agree. Im a biproduct of the freedom I have due to my friendship with those that are as effective as they are with their dark matter.
Yes, of course you "forgot" to mention that you're friends with them so you have nothing to worry about.
I really shouldn't bother responding to such comments but you saying its obvious that you lose your fleet if you lose all your moons, is so silly I had to speak up.
Apparently, you also "forgot" how a phalanx works.
You seem to be forgetting a lot of things. Here, this may help: