The pilots look at each other, knowing that they're about to die. The resolve themselves to do what they have to do.
Then the one calls out to the troops below, "It's been an honor serving with you, gentlemen. Now win one for uncle sam!"
And then they drive the full weight of the Albatross into the Poseidon. The operators manage to redshirt for the general. The resulting crash also kills 2 troopers, aside from the tank operators. American troops are vengeful and now have a +1 to skill.
...And then, something flies through the exploding wreckage of the ship...?SECRET FACTION UNLOCKED: MYSTERIOUS SCI-FI TROOPER
This newcomer lands his hoverbike on the face of a MASS trooper.
His first order of business is to shoot everything at our rebel friend. He only succeeds in cutting the man's belt.
And then he utters a curse so foul that it gets to the very soul of every single person on the battlefield. This is odd, because he doesn't open his mouth...or did he? I don't know anymore! WAH!
And now back to America's turn.
The armored division lay down mingun fire and claim the lives of two troopers.
A 101st trooper caps a MASS sniper with his carbine.OVERVIEWS
I need to end this now, so send in final turn orders. The Red Faction and the outcasts need orders, most likely, so first come first served. Don't ask me for them, just send in orders.