Combat Report - June 24th, 2040 (Part II)Liveblog/colonyattackparttwo.png Having cleared out the alien forces holding the colony's surface garrison, the X-Com aquanauts descent into the heart of the alien's base . . .
Princeps: All right, people, this is the heart of the Alien operation here. We can expect heavy resistance, so stay on your toes.
(CLUNK CLUNK CLUNK)
Aldred: Heavy is right. I see one of those mutant lobsters.
Princeps: . . . Oh, crap. Okay, people, try to avoid contact with the enemy. Seek out the control center - if we can destroy that, it's game over for Echo.
(CLUMP CLUMP CLUMP)
(THUD THUD THUD)
Aldred: Shit! Echo's on top of me!
Princeps: Backup's on the way!
Lobsterman: . . .
Aldred: Thanks, Princeps. That was too close for comfort.
(CLUMP CLUMP SQUISH SQUISH SQUISH)
Myst: Hello, this looks important◊
. I wonder what'll happen if I stick a grenade in it . . .
(ASSORTED ALIEN KLAXONS)◊
Princeps: Whatever you did, it pissed Echo off! Let's get out of here, people!
(CLUMP CLUMP CLUMP SQUISH SQUISH SQUISH SQUISH CLUNK CLUNK CLUNK CLUNK CLUNK)
Arilou: . . .
Princeps: Yeah, yeah, fuck you too, Echo. We're outta here, and we're not
leaving Arilou behind!