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Chapter 1, Part 15: Krenshawz

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Chapter 1 Part 15 Krenshawz Zernov ambles into the room. Late night emergency meetings like this are when Zernov's age and preference for lower G is the most evident. He's stiff, and quicker to find his chair. The morning routine of stretches and warmups had to be skipped, and without combat there was no adrenaline to clear out the cobwebs.
Sitting deeply in his chair, Zernov focuses on reading ahead in the report before the briefing starts. Maybe no one will notice him falling behind while he's still waking up.
Lero steeples his fingers together and tells Perez to begin.
Perez stands up. “After extensive searches, we found nothing of use at the Kopan base. This, in itself, is telling and lends credence to the XO’s suspicions regarding Kopan’s seeming preparedness. Raiders would not have scrubbed and destroyed evidence so thoroughly.
“But when we tie this into what we found from Krensha…

Chapter 1, Part 14: Krenshawz

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Chapter 1 Part 14 KrenshawzRoll for combat. +2 for firepower. +3 for protection. +2 for numbers. -3 for position. -1 for DEI. Average (+8) Tactics.
2d6+2+3+2-3-1-1 = (6+2)+2+3+2-3-1-1 = 10

The marines push in from their various breaching positions. Scattered gunfire from the enemy is annoying, but not overwhelming. Lero watches as the marines advance through the corridors of the base, clearing the rooms. After a few hours, the base is secure, and the force commander offers to give Lero and the XO a tour.
Roll for casualties. Average (8+) Medic check. -1 DEI. -1 for one phase to complete combat. Plus the +2, +3, and +2 for firepower, protection, and numbers.
2d6-1-1+2+3+2 = (4+5)-1-1+2+3+2 = 14
1d6
1d6 = (3) = 3

30% casualties. 27 total. 9 with slight injuries. 9 with minor. 9 serious or fatal. 3 killed, 3 require life-saving treatment, 3 serious.

Lero asks for the casualties. Gregory reports in with the…

Chapter 1, Part 13: Krenshawz

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Chapter 1 Part 13 Krenshawz For the next hour, Lero watches as the Kopan ships scatter in eight different directions. He makes the tactical decision to head to the Kopan base and destroy the base of operations. This seems especially appropriate as the eight pirate ships jump.
Perez interrupts the focus on Kopan. “Sir, we’ve deciphered the boat’s transmission.”
Zernov and the Count approach closer to hear the conversation.
Lero’s asks, ”Did they send another message?”Perez says, “Not that we’ve caught. The message they did send is this: ‘Deimos slabbed Segma. Aneh Akai is out. Believe they have prisoners. Await instructions.’” The intelligence officer sighs. “That’s is. No word on who they’re sending that too.”
”Anyway to figure that out?” 
“With some SOPHINT on Krenshawz, we can figure it out.”
”Let’s make sure we do.”
Zernov looks at the count and captain. "Kopan had 8 capable ships... Jump 2 a…

Chapter 1, Part 12: Krenshawz

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Chapter 1 Part 12 Krenshawz After learning about the possible tail, the Count decides to have a chat with Lero Commander. "I just found out we probably had a tail all this time. I wouldn’t be surprised if they where sent here by Premier Rosa to guarantee that we kept our part of the bargain. I am trying to figure out if we should try to stop them or just play along, making them think we are not aware of their presence. What are your thoughts?"
”Your excellency,”
says Lero, ”I have asked for passive buoys to be dropped in an effort to hear their communications while not letting them know we are aware of their presence. I think we play along. Let’s deal with Kopan, confirm Banks’ story, and then confront the Premier.” He smiles and leans in toward the Aslan, maintaining eye contact. ”You will get your opportunity for diplomatic revenge.” He winks.
roll for buoy intercept, Formidable (14+) wi…

Chapter 1, Part 11: Krenshawz

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Chapter 1 Part 11 Krenshawz Greogory escorts Banks and his crew into the conference room. The crew of the Deimos stand. As Greogory follows them in, he gives a thumbs-up signal to the XO and commander. The raiders are unarmed. Lero gestures to the water and finger foods in the center of the conference room’s table and then sits. Banks remains standing. “Let’s get something out of the way. We’re Imperial agents.” He pulls out his datapad and flings identifications and orders into the holographic screen. “Glad to be aboard commander.”  
The crew of the Deimos sit in stunned silence. Lero eventually forces a few words out. ”Well, this is a surprise. Explain to me your mission.” He brushes the orders on the screen away.
Zernov passes the credentials of Banks and his crew to Intel to have them verify with the Imperium. minimum 2 weeks for an x-boat to ferry that message and get a response back to the De…

Chapter 1, Part 10: Krenshawz

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Chapter 1 Part 10 Krenshawz The Count takes a step forward. "Captain Banks, this is Count Hertwig of the INS Deimos. I believe you received our message and we are glad you decided to engage in a civilized manner. Are you open to discuss the terms of your surrender?"
Zernov's shoulders tighten. The Deimos can lean real hard on a couple traders and an old rock... Would be a shame if our first act of diplomacy is to execute these pirates. If Banks starts popping off and forces our hand who knows how that word will spread. 

Looking to Lt. Robert's screen it's clear she already has the gunners acquiring a firing solution in case marines aren't an option. Checking again at the marine biometrics, heart rates of our bravest are above normal but steady.... The Deimos is ready. 

Zernov looks to the commander to gauge his temperament. Seeing the smallest hint of pride on Lero's fac…