What’s wrong with a space ship being purple? Nothing, that’s what.
Oh, and please note that if you are amongst the clever and sharp-eyed who’ve already spotted that the corridor in the second panel curves the wrong way, be advised that I’ve already slapped my forehead over it and fixed the problem in my to-be-printed files. However, I’m too frustrated/lazy right now to re-load the corrected version, so we’ll have to live with this version online. Sigh.