Melissa decides to spend her last Command Counter from her Strategy Allocation and execute the Secondary Ability of this card.
She draws the Action Card Direct Hit!.
Action Cards are hidden from other players until they are used. Melissa doesn't realize that the "Direct Hit!" Action Card appears several times in the deck and has now been drawn 3 times between 2 players.
Play resumes where Nicholas can evaluates playing the Seconday Ability of this card.