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Post by Athlon27 » Wed Jul 11, 2007 3:57 pm

After Many days and weeks of waiting you get the Fourth enstalement into this tale of Heroism. One that will lead you to unknown worlds and fighting Bugs. And Now I'm boring you so here it is.

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Day 25 of Defence Campaign

Entering Muur System…

Chapter 4

For the fifth time in 6 days, the ship lurked forward as it came out of Nodespace. Muur. The Liir homeworld the crown jewel of the sector 58… it was loved through out the human Republic. But the surface was completely uninhabitable to humans, Tarkans or even the Hiver the ultimate defence from invading forces… No fleet could land troops and get refuels except the Liir fleets. The Blue pearl of the universe was a great awe to all humans and the Crew of a SFS Excalibur were no exception. You could see spiralling cities beneath the planets vast oceans and it massive dry-docks were also visible from space. Orbital Stations were stationed in orbit, circling the massive water world. Many people would give their life and their entire family fortune to get a house in one of these stations, but only a few could even get close to affording one of these outstanding house over this Magical world of water. Tarkan Freighters passed by and entered Hyperspace to reach Ta’Tor-Tha. Possibly carrying valuable cargo. Small ships called Liir Shutter-pods were jumping in and out of the system.
The SFS Von Braun and the SFS Excalibur were the only human ships in sight or even at Muur. The Vonbran, who was a small MK III battle destroyer and was battle hardened, was still escorting the Excalibur, didn’t stray far from its commanding vessel. It was a heavily armoured destroyer with an armour mission section, a hammerhead command and a focused fusion engine. Suddenly a faint shadow appeared against the crystal blue seas of Muur. It slowly grew more noticable, until, like a reseeding tide, the distant oceans of Muur where pulled back, revealing the soft curves of a Liirian destroyer. Following this four other Liir destroyers baring an insignia of a red fish or dolphin and a star under it…
“I see our welcoming committee is here and approaching faster than usual,â€
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Post by Athlon27 » Sat Sep 01, 2007 5:56 pm

This is (finally) Chapter Five.

People i have one thing to say about this chapter.

Thank you Slasher


Now the Chapter.

Day 28 of Defence Campaign

Entering Ta-Tha-Riech

As the SFS Excalibur lurked out of the Nodeline, it saw the rest of the fleet in a battle positions. The lurk made the Captain Floris fly forward in his chair, almost making him fall out. The Fleet was ready for combat, but why? He looked to the view screen and saw small burst of light. A battle. But with whom.
"Ensign Carleto, zoom in on those burst and slowly advance with the fleet," Captain Floris said calmly. He was curious, but curiosity killed the cat. He thought if it was a pirate fleet he would stay back and supplies missile barrages. But if it were a Hiver, He would charge with the maximum velocity and come guns blazing. He hoped it was the pirate fleet. His hope was missed placed into the wrong enemy. A Hiver fleet. He looked worried. Complete with his uneasiness, made this a bad situation for the fleet. He was left in command and had full orders to help the Tarkans if required to.
"Ensign tell the fleet to raise their guns and prepare for heavy combat," He said uneasy. His blood boiled a little. This was going to be his night that would haunt him for the rest of his life if he got through it. He hoped for the best.
"Sir Ships responded ready for combat and prepare to fire a volley at the enemy fleet. The Von Braun is on our port with the Michaelson, Blood and Vengeance, and Halberd. Commander Valontano is on the Starboard with the light cruiser Australia, the armoured destroyer Russia, and his ship, Last Hope. Captain Orion is in front of us with the battle cruisers, Great Britain, the Montana and the Germany. It seems we and several other ships are guarding the middle," Ensign Carleto said. The Captain sighed heavily. His ship was meant for up close and personal combat. A heavy Cruiser. Built to fight even a Hiver Dreadnought and do massive damage. But every battle he's engaged in has ended in him guarding the rear or in the middle to not engage a ship. But every time the battle went sour and he was finally deployed to the front line with the Excalibur at the Battle for Athkep. His ship destroyed five Hiver cruisers with barely taking damage. Today was going to be different. He wanted to be in the middle.
“Have all ships prepare for the worst and make them who have shields up front or on the wings of the fleet. Give me a view of the battle," Captain Floris ordered. The ensign brought up a group of Tarkan destroyers flying into battle. Missiles launched from the under side of the ships belly. They were launched at a Hiver Cruiser and did massive damage to its engines. But what happened next was completely unexpected by the crew and the Tarkans. The Hiver ship rammed into the central destroyed and caused fireworks like display of pieces of the Tarkan destroyer flying in all directions. But several flow into the flanking destroyers and tore into their bridges and caused small explosions that caused a chain reaction through out the ship. The First Tarkan destroyer sideswiped and fell down to the planet below. The other was the unlucky one. No escape pods could be launched in time. Small flak like burst happened all across the ships engines and mission. The point where the engines and the mission connected seemed to be crushed together the engines broke off and imploded, causing a large explosion. The mission and remainders of the command descended towards a Tarkan dreadnought trying to avoid them. It failed and the destroyers crashed into the dreadnoughts mission tearing a massive hole in the side of its armour. The destroyer’s remains stuck out like a thorn and made the dreadnought list to it starboard. The Tarkan dreadnought went starboard-to-starboard with a Hiver Dreadnought and opened fired, but lost after one barrage and the ship tore into two separate pieces. Captain Floris waved to the ensign to turn it off. The Fleet was in range. The battlecruisers opened up with a barrage of missiles and received the response of a missile barrage in return. The Michaelson toke the brunt of the attack and listed away. It toke extensive damage causing its command to tear open and objects of all sizes flew out. The mission was torn open with holes. And its engines were missing it upper ring. But it had power to get way from the fleet and not be an abject in the fleet’s route. But it took another volley of missiles to the last of its mission causing it to be enveloped in a firestorm, consuming the ship. Captain Floris's blood boiled. He felt it steaming inside of him. Another barrage forms the Hiver fleet.
"Activate the PD systems!!" Captain Floris yelled in a berserker like voice. His eyes shone with anger. But he hadn't lost himself yet. He still had control over his actions. But another volleys of missiles from the Hiver fleet and hit the Australia. It went up like a light bulb and explode into a million smaller pieces that flew towards the Montana causing damage to the bridge and it mission. Nearly causing it to lose its path of flight. The fleet continued its advance at a faster pace. But after the Explosion of the Australia, Captain Floris wasn't himself anymore. He looked at the screen blood desiring eyes.
"Move to the head of the fleet. NOW!!" He roared. Scaring the command crew. They did as he told. They flared the engines and passed the fleet to engage the Hiver Fleet.
"Fire all missile tubes. Fire the particle beam cannon. Leave them in pieces and kill them all off!!!" The admiral came on to the bridge to see him in this state of berserkerism. He stepped back scared. He felt a chill on his spine and prepared for the worst. The missile tubes fired and tore into the Hiver lines, taking three ships out and removing them from the fleet. He saw only blood and gore in his vision. A Hiver vessel broke through the barrage and came to port with the Excalibur. The guns turned to face this menace to the ship and opened fire each shot from both ships tore holes into the hulls the other setting them ablaze. The Excalibur's particle beam cannon took aim at the Hivers bridge and fired. It tore right through the command, hitting another ship behind it. Both ships stopped moving. As if petrified in time and space. The first Hiver ship's bridge imploded from decompression. The rest of the ship was to follow in a display of explosions. The other fell slowly toward the planets burning surface. A missile hit the ship and lurked hard enough to wake the Captain out of his bloodlust.
"Von Braun, deploy to the port side. Commander Valonteno tear that Hiver dreadnought to shred’s," Captain Floris said over the Comm. Channel.
“Aye, Sirâ€
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Post by Athlon27 » Sun Sep 30, 2007 9:51 pm

due to delays Chapter Six will arrive in one weeks time (damn School).


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Post by Master » Mon Oct 01, 2007 1:59 pm

Great story!
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Post by Matty414 » Mon Oct 01, 2007 3:57 pm

thats a great story can't wait fot the next chapter rellay good job

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Post by Athlon27 » Wed Oct 03, 2007 10:30 pm

i'm going to be sending the first copy to Slasher to have him find any problems. This will take a week and possible another for the final to come out. Sry to tell you all this but tnx for hold in there.
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Post by Athlon27 » Fri Oct 19, 2007 12:25 am

At long last my dear friends it has arrived. I'm sorry slasher for not sending you the latest copy but i need to start the next one.


Day 31 of Defence Campaign


Node Space.

Captain Floris limped down the hall with a guard watching over him. He was still recovering but he would on the bridge in a day or so. He turned a conner as steel doors opened to the briefing room. Admiral Darkscar and Admiral Caris sat at the briefing table. On the view screen were all of Captain's of the human ships and Admiral Bloodfinn.
"A Rear-admiral good to see up and about," Admiral Darkscar said.
"Rear-admiral, sir?" Captain Floris asked inquisitively.
"Oh yes, well. Your now Rear-admiral of Loamhedge Fleet. But it was only if the Tarkans got involved with the war. But Admiral Caris convinced me other wise. He convinced me to give you command of the squadron Loamhedge," Admiral Darkscar said.
"Thank you admiral, but one question. What were those things?" Asked the now sub-admiral Floris.
"Ah. I thought that might come up. Their Humans. Or use to be humans at one point. Completely altered to be their new warriors. They impossible to detect on radar and very quick. But what I'm more concerned about is what the Hiver scientist spoke of. The Crown jewels. They want them back. But here’s the weird part. Their Crown Jewels are Planets. Earth, Ryloth and 4 other planet in the Earth Commonwealth," Admiral Caris said quietly.
"So their on something like a holy crusade right. Like the ones that Europe in the 12 century under toke to reclaim the holy land," Admiral Caris said.
"Kinda. But their planing on making it a Hiver paradise. And their planing on killing anything that gets in their way. Tarkan, Liirian, Human," continued Admiral Caris, "The problem is that the six planets their after is our first six Colonies. Its a revenge policy. Their four planets away from earth if they break through they have a strait shot at Earth. Beowulf, Alexander II and Corania are holding but..."
"But what?" Asked Floris.
"But the Hivers are going to dig in on their side of the front line and when that happens. We're going to lose more ships then ever before. Trooper’s death rates will sky rocket. Those bugs I was talking about. There are armies of those things on every planet they've dug in on. Those bugs with the glowing abdominal sections. I don’t know much but I hope that their not dangerous to ships that’s all I hope for. But as far as I can tell... We're screwed," Admiral Caris voice dropped to a whisper. No one spoke. Floris slammed his fist on the table and stood up.
"We can win and I know it. You should too. They have new bugs. We'll blow them up. New ships? We'll send them back the their queen burning wrecks," He yelled out furiously. His bandages began to redden and pain began to swell up. But he continued, "Their mindless dolls. And they think their better then us. Their wrong. And we've proven it time and time again. Yes we do have fear but we fight for our loves, our hopes. And most importantly for our freedom."
"True. Very true. But because of how they do that, and the sheer numbers. We don't stand a chance," Admiral Caris said. Before Floris could speak the ship dropped out of node space and ships reported in.
"We'll talk about this latter rear-admiral. Tomorrow at the earliest. I’ll be leading the ship Captains, standard wall formation,â€
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Post by Athlon27 » Fri Oct 26, 2007 5:11 pm

Due to the bug going around my posts will be delayed abit.\


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Post by Athlon27 » Sun Nov 11, 2007 7:48 pm

(A humble bow) I thank those who have checked every week or every day for update for they made me to continue of part two. but now that bug clearing from me, i should have the Seconded part in about two weeks time.
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Post by Athlon27 » Fri Nov 23, 2007 9:47 pm

Damn the delays. I'll have this up by the 6th of December no problems sorry guys but thanks for being patent...
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Post by Athlon27 » Tue Dec 18, 2007 3:13 am

Captain Floris walked onto the bridge and looked the space view. for two days now, nothing. Not a single shot. Not a single lose. Nothing. THe Human and Liir fleets sat in position waiting for the attack to come. Most that had been damage, even the Excalibur, were being repaired as fast as physicilly possible. but trying to repair 239 ships was impossible in forty-two hours. But for some reason, ships with the most damage, didn't want to be repaired. Floris looked at those ships massive puncture holes, missing turrets and even the tiwsted metal. It was amazing those ships toke that much damage and was still flying. Floris Turned an sat down and looked at the reports. He read each one silently and sat back. Darkscar transfered off the Excalibur. He closed his eyes trying to remeber why.
'I'm transfering to the war destroyer Washington. To take attention away from your ship,' Floris remebered, 'Also Admiral Harris transfered to the Yorktown and toke of to get reinforcements. He also went to report his findings about the class of warroirs.'
Floris sat up straight and looked at the battle plan. It was bold and orignal. The SolForce flagship, SFS Enterprise would lead the 3rd, 4th and 8th Solforce squadrons into the far left flank. Admiral Darkscar with the Liirian Battlegroup Blacksong and the 18th Armored Destroyer Group up the central left flank. The Excalibur would lead the 13th Armored Squadron up the central right with the 9th and 20th Liir Battlegroup and the 82nd War Squadron to the right flank. Squadron that weren't in the frontal charge were to stay back and supply missile barrages. It was risky. 624 ships up against the an unknown number of Hiver ship due to the jammer feilds. He closed his eyes and thought of a battle move for his attack. Alpha pattern, or Charlie pattern. He wasn't certain. He lurked forward as the alarms went off. He looked at the screen seeing a captain speaking.
"Hivers are on the attack sir. We're moving into formation."
"Clear captain. Make earth proud of us men." admiral Darkscar said over the fleet wide comm. Ships moved quickly wasting little time what they had.
"Sir i'm getting a number on how many ships we're fighting. 300 and rising. 400. 500. 800. 1000 and stiil rising. 1200. 1330. It seems we're leveling out sir. 1434. 1492 ships in total." Corporal Tentos said, "Thats more then twice our numbers."
"Well we're being pretty bold here. And I've heard the statement that luck favors the bold. Well, lets see how lucky we are, shall we?" Floris asked.
"Cannons on the left of them, cannons on the right of them, cannons in front volley'd and thunder'd." a captain said on the fleet wide comm.
"Stormed at with shot and shell, boldly they rode well into the jaws of death, well into the mouth of hell, rode the six hundred," Floris responded. Men who seemed scared seem to get courage after hear this. Floris looked around and saw a stead ready crew about to go into battle. But he did not just see that he saw just that but a family of soldiers fighting for humanitys surivival...


But even with that, It was going to be one hell of a battle...
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Post by Athlon27 » Mon Jan 21, 2008 11:51 pm

sigh* Damn work... damn school... damn my hobbies and damn anything that get in the way again...

Part 3 in 2 weeks... I hope...
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Re: The Return of the Bugs

Post by The_Unificator » Wed Aug 15, 2012 5:07 pm

hi i just find this story, is pretty awesome ¿you will write more?, i totally want to know what happen with Capt Floris and his fleet :) :D
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