The real choice is, do you adjust your battle plans to include all of your troops, or cut your force by one third?
"As it accelerates, several rails around the body of the car glow blue, a wormhole generator on top of the car makes a wormhole in front of the car."
As I remember, the car does shoot a couple of sparks or something forward just before the jump.
I judge a religion as being good or bad based on whether its adherents become better people as a result of practicing it. - Joe Mullally, computer salesman