Welcome to Life Force! It's like Gradius! Or... Gradius is like this.
Anyway, it's another one of them old LP's that I ended up having to do over, but you never saw the first one so as far as you know this is fresh and amazing.
Think of Abadox and you're not too far off from the plot. Think of any Konami shooter and you're not too far off from the action. Think of RoadBritish and you've got a 2nd player.