Divide and Conquer
This mission was named well before launch. As it turned out, the
mission was aptly named. The team divided in half just before
launch. Only 50% of Civitron's distruptor dishes functioned for 50% of
the mission (the jack-o-lanterns are temporary!). And Lucifer's lasers
cut out exactly halfway through the mission. Neither destination nor
mission objectives were met and yet through the sheer power of bravery
and will on the part of two ambitious young superheroes this mission was
Sage and Civitron blazed a trail deep into the
northern quadrant of the New Bedford system, bordering on deeps space.
There, they discovered a fleet of giant metal-winged beasts, tethered to
the ground under an open sky. Their eyes turned upward in longing for
the day they will be liberated and they shall once again know freedom.
The ST were buzzing around the launchpad upon our return,
prompting evasive action and an early return to Fort Jonathan. Our team
reunited with Cobb and Talbot, who were hard at work on a new ship! The
mission concluded with the knighting of Sage! Hip Hip Hooray!