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[Discussion] - Chapter 2 Thread

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    HAM or CB are a good idea but both parties would have to have the same idea in order to be able to talk to one another.

    How about Laser point to point? Or just let our engineers and scientists loose and live up to the Miracle Worker reputation to fix the problem? Smile
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    #392
    Before anyone says anything (*cough* Scarlett *cough* Three *cough*), I like the Excelsior and Miranda. They are both very cool looking and iconic ships; arguably as well known as the Galaxy class. With that said, my character is not a fan of them due to what he brought up in his inner monologue;

    As his Fleet was often involved in both heavy fighting and rescue missions during the Dominion War, he saw lots of action and aftermaths of battles. Because the Dominion didn't take many prisoners and also had a habit of destroying escape pods, my character views these ships poorly because it was uncommon to find survivors in the first place. Since the Excelsior and Miranda are among the most common starships within Starfleet, they were also the most destroyed ship during the War. His bad memories of searching for survivors only to find few to none affects his view of these ships as they were the ones he had to locate survivors from the most.

    The NERVE of him, criticizing those stately ships! You get a hundred years out of something, that's good craftsmanship! *LOL* Just kidding, I get it.<br>

    By the way, I plan to have the Argo launched in my next post for the assault on the Island base. I'm kind of assuming since it's been exposed as vulnerable, we're going to skip negotiations and take it over? I'm assuming a skeleton force is there, waiting on the weapon array to come back from the mountains.
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    The NERVE of him, criticizing those stately ships! You get a hundred years out of something, that's good craftsmanship! *LOL* Just kidding, I get it.<br>

    By the way, I plan to have the Argo launched in my next post for the assault on the Island base. I'm kind of assuming since it's been exposed as vulnerable, we're going to skip negotiations and take it over? I'm assuming a skeleton force is there, waiting on the weapon array to come back from the mountains.
    One base at a time, please! The Argo can deploy to the Mountain Base with the special team for a “rehearsal ” of the Island Base.

    We already have the soon-to-be exposed traitor’s capture planned to happen next, specifically once Jei and Cushings come back. Let’s finish up our current stuff with the space battle and mountain rescue, along with the traitor’s upcoming exposure/capture, before attacking the Island.

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    One base at a time, please! The Argo can deploy to the Mountain Base with the special team for a “rehearsal ” of the Island Base.

    We already have the soon-to-be exposed traitor’s capture planned to happen next, specifically once Jei and Cushings come back. Let’s finish up our current stuff with the space battle and mountain rescue, along with the traitor’s upcoming exposure/capture, before attacking the Island.
    No problem!

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    HAM or CB are a good idea but both parties would have to have the same idea in order to be able to talk to one another.

    How about Laser point to point? Or just let our engineers and scientists loose and live up to the Miracle Worker reputation to fix the problem? Smile
    Laser sounds like a good idea! I'd love to do ham or CB at some point in a future story, though, or even this one! Sorry, I accidentally tally downvoted this!
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    #395
    I feel inclined to clarify my comment on the timing of things with an actual "timetable" so everyone has an idea on what the plan is for upcoming major plot points in this chapter and can start thinking ahead;

    • Finishing the Space Battle with the Nausicaan Destroyer
    • Mountain Rescue - ( coinciding with the end of the space battle / immediately following )
    • Rescue of Jei and Christopher - ( 'nail in coffin' on identifying traitor to be brought with them )
    • Exposure / Capture of Traitor & Extremists - ( begins almost immediately after rescue )
    • Brief Downtime - ( characters having a breather due to experiencing a lot of action, chance for character development )
    • Assault on Mountain Base - ( the last major event to happen in chapter )
    • Wrap Up of Chapter 2

    There is room for plenty of minor / individual plot points within these main ones. For instance, we're going to spend some time repairing the ship and have an away team check out the remains of the crashed Dominion Battleship in the mountains. Don't worry about rushing through things as I want us to continue enjoying ourselves here.
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    USS Angelic will be joining us briefly at the end of Chapter 2 for crew & civilian transfers. She'll be around to help safeguard the colony until reinforcements arrive in the form of Cardassian ships while also further studying & salvaging the Dominion Battleship. The Lakota will be taking the prisoners we've taken off our hands and take them to a secure location to await trial while we move on to our exploration mission.

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    #396
    Should I bring Tess's sister in at the end of Chapter two? Or the downtime bit?