I have always been a fan of space battles. They are a common theme in space opera stories where two or more fleets fight one another. I like how they are like the naval battles and dogfights from World War II. I recently discovered that the Starship Enterprise was named after a World War II warship called the USS Enterprise. I am thinking of including at least two space battles in my first space opera story. I am even going to name the various ships after real life ships and aircraft from the United States Navy.