Cheat Death and Counter Attack
If you activated Counter Attack, your ship is destroyed, and you Cheat Death to come back, can you still Counter Attack?
My first impression is no.
Action: *Once per turn If you ship's Shields or Hull are damaged by a ship in your forward firing arc this round, you may immediately make 1 free attack against that ship. You may not make this attack if your ship is destroyed.
You cannot do Counter Attack if your ship is destroyed.
If your ship was just destroyed, discard this card to remove Damage Cards one at a time from your Ship Card until the amount of damage is 1 point less than your Hull Value. Flip all remaining Damage Cards face down.
Cheat Death only works if your ship was destroyed. So playing this card acknowledges your ship was destroyed, ergo no Counter Attack?