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Chapter 1, Part 8: Krenshawz

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Chapter 1 Part 8 Krenshawz Zernov, back aboard the Deimos, is setup in CIC speaking directly to the teams has always felt better to him. Team work has to be one of the most inspiring things about humanity. We're not hive insects with no free-will. Everyone is here because their paths brought them here, and they're on this bridge because they were good enough to be. Akai Aneh is a team too. they have people that are good at what they do. The Deimos is a team, and it comes with a lot of infrastructure. What the Akai Aneh possess in total wealth would barely feed the Deimos for a month. But the small can be fierce and they can surprise you.

He follows up with HUMINT on Banks' and the Akai Aneh one more time. This Banks person doesn't fit the pirate story. He took over Akai Aneh and it just doesn't compute. Well trained in weapons and recon, Banks became an officer in the security …

Chapter 1, Part 7: Krenshawz

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Chapter 1 Part 7 KrenshawzScene after a night of rest. Follow ups with Krenshawz and return to ship and other prep: we have 3 days to RP with each other and the Krenshawz delegation and aides and Deimos crews. These are smaller conversations intended to prep for intelligence operations.

Refreshed after a night’s sleep, Lero takes breakfast out on the balcony of his room. Despite the chill, being able to enjoy the fresh air for even a little bit is cause for joy. He savors the coffee and the sweet buttery roll. Once he is done, he re-enters his room and closes the door behind him, shutting out the city’s sounds. He calls McRoddon’s aide and requests to speak with her.

“Just a moment sir.”

While listening to the on-hold music—a rhythmic, undulating trio of wind and string instruments—Lero thinks back to his childhood on Dlan. Zernov’s question about drinking whiskey straight had triggered a flood of…

Chapter 1, Part 6: Krenshawz

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Chapter 1 Part 6 Krenshawz McRoddon and Lero parted at the hotel some Krenshawz government personnel secured for the Deimos crew. Called The Crown Haven. The building rose 20 stories and was made of a bright blue colored stone. Numerous flags fluttered from angled poles above the entrance. Lero was escorted by a clerk to his room on the 20th floor. One of the marines stood outside his door. He saw two others outside what Lero assumed were the Count’s and XO’s rooms. The marine salutes Lero, who returned it.

The room was decorated in a gaudy array of bas-relief landscapes and cityscapes. One featured a tall central figure in what looked to be the High Court of Appeals President Morrissy had pointed out earlier that day. The figure was surrounded by prostrate people. Lero guessed it was some historical representation.

The commander contacted the Deimos. The re-supply was proceeding apace and nothing…

Chapter 1, Part 5: Krenshawz

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Chapter 1 Part 5 KrenshawzScene in government hall begins: we have 2 days to RP with each other and the Krenshawz delegation. This is the first round of negotiations, feeling out what each side wants, needs, etc.

The Krenshawz delegation sits in a semicircle at an elegant, dark wood table with a high gloss sheen. Lero can see the rankings of importance by the height of the people. Despite being tall for a Krenshawz, Premier Norman sits only slightly higher than Morrissy, for the seats have been set at specific levels. It gives the Krenshawz delegation an odd appearance...a perfect and even dropping of height from Norman to the various secretaries of the government agencies.

The aides who set up the seating for Lero, the count, and the XO apologize profusely for not knowing their height or rank. Lero accepts their apology and sits down. Glasses of water and what looks to be a tea sit in front of hi…

Chapter 1, Part 4: Krenshawz

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Note, we made an adjustment in how we're doing scenes because the three of us playing realized we wanted to advance the story more quickly. Hence, we're inserting "start of scene" lines, with a timeline to finish the role-play along with the basic goal or tone or idea of the scene. You'll see those represented here.

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Chapter 1 Part 4 Krenshawz
Lero watches as the Count approaches the President, who takes two steps forward to greet him. The commander also sees a frown—small and quick—creep across the face of Premier Norman. The Count steps back and waves his hand at Lero, who steps forward and smiles. Morrissy bows slightly but keeps eye contact. Lero returns the bow, noticing her eyes are colored green with flecks of silver. Morrissy says, “We, the people of Krenshawz welcome you and your crew.” Lero, following the advice of Hertwig, says, “We thank you for your hospitality, an…

Chapter 1, Part 3: Krenshawz

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Chapter 1 Part 3 Krenshawz
The Count took a step forward with a grin. "Hmmm. I like these Krenshawz already. Putting a female to take care of all the administrative functions is a wise move. I would be interested to hear what Lero thinks about it. Male humans rarely react positively to strong female figures."

"This is Count Hertwig aboard the INS Deimos, ambassador for our Imperial Majesty Strephon Aella Alkhalikoi. We are on a diplomatic mission and we come in peace. It is a pleasure to speak with you President Morrissy. We would be honored to meet personally with someone of your stature, and discuss how can the Imperium and the great Republic of Krenshawz can work together for our mutual benefit. Does this request seem reasonable to you as representative of the Krenshawz people?"
Hertwig signaled the XO to mute the communication briefly. The Count was starting to gain respect f…

Chapter 1, Part 2: Krenshawz

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Chapter 1 Part 2 Krenshawz Zernov closes his station down and glances to make sure the others log out of the workstations before leaving. These officers are making it easy now, I'm going to have to jump on slips before they turn into bigger problems. He rises and follows Perez and Herrera into the briefing room. He keys the table to display the local system, tagging key points of interest. Zernov pores himself and the commander a coffee. As Lera Chapman, aide to the Count, approaches he sets out another cup for her and heads to sit next to the commander's chair around the display.

Lero strides into the briefing. While he's always loved the captain's chair and the bridge, the briefing room is where he has always felt most comfortable. A fan of the chain of command, he nonetheless likes the more academic approach he has fostered in the briefing room. The bridge was tactics. The brief…