The first sig I resolve is a wormhole, but by its signature strength it is not a K162. Therefore almost certain to be our static. I don't fly to it yet because it is possible (though unlikely) that none of the other signatures are wormholes. And I do not want to unzip mindlessly. Three more sigs are new gas sites.
|Imagine this wobbling (image from Penny)|
Now I check my PI to see if I need to move goo, which is best done as zipped up as possible. I don't need to do anything. Great. I'll instantiate our static and see if I can get a route to highsec that way. I fly over to the static, being careful to align first so I have the maximum time to get into the next system. I am in my Manticore; perhaps I will be lucky and surprise someone. But, no. The static, like the C2, is in EOL. Evidently the C2 people searched it down and instantiated it 12+ hours ago.
This sucks. No way out of my system other than EOL wormholes which I do not know the timing of. They might pop in a minute, or in five hours. No way to know, or even to get a decent idea, other than to recall the timing of my last static, but I deleted that bookmark already.
I could use mass to pop the static wormhole to recreate it. But I am not so keen to play tonight as to want to pop wormholes by myself. And the thing should vanish on its own if I just wait, on average, 2 hours. I'll just read a book while I sit watching the C2, which ought to evaporate first. Bye, EVE, I'll have an eye on you right over here.
It's about 7:30 now.
8:30. Wormhole still there.
9:30. Wormhole still there. It's kind of running longer than I had expected. But now it must be short time.
10:30. Wormhole still there.
11:00. Shurrrrp! The wormhole is gone. Finally! If I had known how long it was going to be... but I didn't. No use backprojecting how I'd live differently if I was able to know things about the future.