Nicholas plays the Diplomacy Strategy Card. From this point forward for the rest of this Round, neither Steve nor Nicholas are permitted to activate each other's systems.
Steve has the option of performing the Secondary Ability of this Strategy Card.
Steve decides not to do this card.
Everyone has exercised the option to play the Secondary Ability from the Strategy Card Nicholas chose. He flips the Strategy Card over (Inactive) but leaves it in his area.
The game turn resumes with the next player action in order as specified by the numbers of the Strategy Cards.
Steve is up.