ASSIGNMENT: OBSERVATION & LOGGING
Date: 11/07/2358 Time: 05:32
LOCATION - LAS - QUADRANT 7 REACTOR ROOM
VISUAL SCAN - Shadow operatives "Walking Dude" and "Harpy" have just entered the room.
WALKING DUDE I need to talk to comops, bring up the covert link. AI Affirmative. There is the soft electrical whine of machinary as a section of the wall falls away. A holigraphic display of wireing disappears and a communications console is revealed. Walking Dude presses some control sections and the monitor becomes active. After a few seconds an older, Germanic looking male in military attire fills the screen. THE COLONEL We have been waiting. WALKING DUDE There have been complications. I was forced to destroy my transport. THE COLONEL Evidently subtly has disappeared from your vocabulary. Don't you think a nuclear explosion was a little bit strident? WALKING DUDE It put a big dent in their military. THE COLONEL It also exaberrated an old problem. Your little display of pyrotechnics has knocked them further off course and more directly into our path. Because of your... misjudgement our time table is once again moved up. Walking dude pales. This is the first time Harpy has ever seen the man shaken. WALKING DUDE I'm sorry, sir. It should have occured to me. THE COLONEL Yes, it should have. Command is very upset with your actions. We are now going to have to be expediant where caution was always the rule. We are not happy number one. WALKING DUDE What do you want me to do? THE COLONEL Activate all of the cells. We will be within their long range sensors within two weeks. We will probably have to move within the following two weeks after that. You will all be very busy over there in that time frame number one. WALKING DUDE Yes sir. I promise things will go smoothly. THE COLONEL They had better number one. The future of all of your generations depends on it. The terminal winks out. Walking Dude stares in silence at the dead screen. Harpy says nothing.
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