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Ranger Six

Combat Report - November 1, 2040 (Part I)

Personnel assigned to combat zone:

  • Lieutenant Myst Rose
  • Lieutenant dmboogie
  • Ensign Guido Talbot
  • Able Seaman Manfred Mann
  • Able Seaman Murphy Mac Manus
  • Able Seaman Walter Harriman
  • Able Seaman Connor Mac Manus
  • Able Seaman Orski Zbrigniev
  • Able Seaman Crystal Myers
  • Able Seaman Winifred Bambera
  • Seaman Gordon Freeman
  • Seaman Barney Calhoun
  • Seaman Emily Chaudrhy
  • Seaman Jamie Mc Crimmon

dmboogie: All right, people. Standard bug-hunt today. Kill Echo, protect the civilian crew. Sweep the ship from front to back, then head belowdecks and clear out the cargo hold. Move out!

(CLUNK CLUNK CLUNK CLUNK CLUNK)

Harriman: Clear fore of the sub!

Myst: Clear aft!

Myers: Echo at twelve o'clock high! I don't have a clear shot!

Myst: I do.

(KSSHOW-CRACKLE)

Deep One: GURHURGLE.

(CLUNK CLUNK CLUNK)

Myers: Echo atop the bridge! Taking the shot!

(KSSHOW-CRACKLE)

Gill Man: HURGH . . .

(CLUNK CLUNK CLUNK CLUNK CLUNK)

Myers: Mess hall's clear.

(WHIRR-CLUNK)

(CLUNK CLUNK CLUNK)

dmboogie: Galley's clear. Myers, cover the left doors - I'll take the right.

Myers: Aye, sir.

(CLUNK CLUNK CLUNK)

Harriman: Bambera! Watch your flank!

Bambera: Wha-? WHOASHIT!

(KSSHOW-CRACKLE)

Deep One: GURHURGLE.

Bambera: Thanks for the heads-up, Walter!

(WHIRR-CLUNK)

(FZZT)

Harriman: Oh no you don't!

(KSSHOW-CRACKLE)

Deep One: GURHURGLE.

Bambera: Okay, Walter, let's secure the bridge.

Harriman: Right behind you!

(CLUNK CLUNK CLUNK)

(WHIRR-CLUNK)

Bambera: Echo!

(KSSHOW-CRACKLE)

Deep One: GURHURGLE.

(CLUNK CLUNK CLUNK CLUNK CLUNK)

Bambera: Echo on the bridge!

(KSSHOW-CRACKLE)

Gill Man: HURGH . . .

(CLUNK CLUNK CLUNK CLUNK)

Harriman: Looks like the bridge is secure.

(CLUNK CLUNK CLUNK CLUNK CLUNK)

Myst: Got another Echo atop the bridge!

(KSSHOW-CRACKLE)

Gill Man: HURGH . . .

(CLUNK CLUNK CLUNK CLUNK CLUNK)

Harriman: Roof's clear . . . well, except for the two dead Echos. It'll make a good vantage point, though!

(WHSS-THUD)

Harriman: GRENADE!

(WHUMPH)

(CLUNK CLUNK CLUNK)

Bambera: I see the thrower!

(KSSHOW-CRACKLE)

Gill Man: HURGH . . .

(KSSHOW-CRACKLE)

Calhoun: Gordon! Echo near the bow!

Freeman: *silent*

(KSSHOW-CRACKLE)

Gill Man: HURGH . . .

Calhoun: Jeez, Gordon, you just haven't changed . . .

(CLUNK CLUNK CLUNK CLUNK CLUNK)

dmboogie: Echo in the crew quarters!

(KSSHOW-CRACKLE)

Gill Man: HURGH . . .

(CLUNK CLUNK CLUNK CLUNK CLUNK)

dmboogie: And two more in the hallway outside!

(KSSHOW-CRACKLE KSSHOW-CRACKLE)

Gill Men: HURGH . . .

Myst Rose: The Irwin's captain says that was the last one abovedecks. Time to clear out the cargo hold, people.

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