The drone does not react. The control panel for the room could activate the machines, however.
"Man, I'm telling you, something bad is about to happen any minute now," Thrift promises a customer at his store.
"I've figured it out; it's like a TV show: every time we come out of transwarp somewhere, something's gonna happen. Bludgeon attacks, transporter accidents, black holes, monster of the week, spacetime shenanigans, whatever- something happens to put the ship and her crew in imminent peril and we gotta fight our way out of it. Rinse 'n repeat for however long this mission's gonna last."
"...Uh-huh..." the customer responds, raising an eyebrow.