The Royal Azure Imperium, intent on having the gold returned, has made quiet contact with their ally, the Blue Heliad Sciences Corporation, asking them to deploy a strike team in recovering the valuable treasure. Captain Lance Silversun was the first to volunteer, leading his reconstructed 1st Division towards the small world, ready for battle.
Meanwhile, the ruffians responsible for stealing the chest of gold smile grimly, having fortified themselves in the ruins of an old fort. The traitorous Battleframe Knight waits nearby to attack the greedy invaders, and he's not the only reinforcement they've summoned..
A handful of Orcs and a Dire Wolf, controlled by a monstrous fanged hero, have agreed to help the thugs in exchange for a share of the gold.
Meanwhile, a dropship deploys a group of treasure hunters, also attracted to the promise of wealth. With her team reassembled at the expense of a certain magical crystal, the indomitable Ms. Imperial Brown joins the fray.
The Fury Mercenary Force is the first to charge forwards, sprinting greedily for the key to the locked chest.
Captain Lance Silversun urges his Blue Heliad Sciences division forward as well, weapons at the ready.
The white-bearded villager dashes for the key, throwing open the chest and snatching it up.
Meanwhile the brown-bearded villager spurs his horse forward, eager to protect his ill-gotten spoils. He opens fire with his crossbow, killing Ms. Imperial Brown's chain-wielding hireling. (Who has still never seen actual combat.)
The Elven Scout is quick to avenge her fallen friend, burying an arrow in his throat. Ms. Imperial Brown makes plans to steal his horse.
Meanwhile the company's Vindicator-class gunship incinerates the ruffian's wolfy hero.
One of Duke Fury's party, a Space Ninja Hero, attempts to heroically behead Imperial Brown's Darth Gunman, but his sword simply clatters to the ground. He regrets the time he spent passing notes to the cute ninja girl next to him instead of paying attention at the Star Temple.
The Buffalo Avenger, a battlemech Duke Fury's recently added to his crew, guns down the white-bearded ruffian, and the key drops from his limp yellow hand.
A Space Ork on a Spacewolf and a transgender mermaid on a go-kart (Duke Fury was desperate for manpower) make Sprinting Charges towards the HV-1 Dragonfly, but the hoverspeeder launches one of its explosives, killing the Ork.
Lance Silversun obliterates the go-kart and its pilot, whilst the MW-1 Daedalus makes short work of the Spacewolf, noting to recover its body. For science.
The rest of the Blue Heliad troops move forward.
The grey-bearded villager (last of the ruffians) cackles angrily and charges towards Blue Heliad's LW-1 Mantis, swinging his sword at the mech's heavily armored leg..
And trips over it, breaking his hip.
Blue Heliad's Heavies smirk to eachother and open fire at him, but both manage to store a Critical Failure.. conveniently, one for each leg of the Mantis. The Mantis comes wheeling down in a swirl of fire. "Not again!" the pilot screams angrily as the old man is crushed beneath the weight of the walker.
The riderless Dire Wolf starts doing upside-down pushups for some reason. The orc and his currently deceased wolf commander look on in utter confusion.
Ms. Imperial Brown's birdlike Cyclancer makes a Sprinting Charge towards Duke Fury, and rips his head off with a 3" Laserblade.
The pilot of Duke Fury's ship angrily shifts the vehicle on top of the Cyclancer in what was generally considered a cheap shot by all participants. However, the weight of the ship simply rests on top of the pilot, pinning him but not doing much else.
Darth Gunman opens fire into the narrow slit between the cockpit and the floor of the gunship, redecorating the interior with the pilot's blood.
The fallen LW-1 Mantis continues its trend of firing from ground level, killing Mike the Medic from afar.
The MW-1 Daedalus and the HV-1 Dragonfly open fire on the Buffalo Avenger, but to no avail - the bulky armor proves resistant to the explosive force.
The rogue Battleframe, however, is not as lucky, as the Heavies blow off one of his legs.
The Dire Wolf.. inspects.. the Vindicator.
The Elven Scout clambers up into the cockpit of Duke Fury's battleship, taking control of the vehicle.
Whilst Imperial Brown and the other Cyclancer come speeding towards the slow-moving Heavies.
Imperial Brown's attack dog rips apart a Brittanian member of Duke Fury's force.
The Daedalus and the Buffalo exchange a bout of fire, each damaging the other but failing to destroy eachother.
The Space Ninja attempts to heroically behead the birdlike Cyclancer and avenge Duke Fury, but once again his weapon proves useless. He was never exactly a grade-A student.
Meanwhile Lance Silversun blasts apart Duke Fury's remaining ground forces.
The Daedalus treads around to the side of the Buffalo, where the pilot is exposed by the cockpit. As it opens fire, he's ripped apart, and the remains of his body slump forward to hit the self-destruct button..
The disabled Battleframe takes a swing at the Heavies, creaming one.
Ms. Imperial Brown strikes a deal with the orcs riding their Dire Wolf - to destroy the other squadrons, and split the treasure between themselves. Their combined forces advance against the Blue Heliad soldiers.
The Elven Scout guns forwards the ship she's commandeered, crashing it into the Daedalus.. but the mech's sturdy frame withstands all damage.
Darth Gunman, the attack dog, and the Cyclancer team together against the Space Ninja Hero. Being barely remembered by that cute ninja girl will be his only heritage.
Imperial Brown's forces make quick work of the Blue Heliad Sciences Scout, while she conceives a plan..
She heroically urges her horse up the shambles of the LW-1 Mantis, rearing over the Heliad Drone..
And crushes it.
But her victory is short-lived, as Captain Lance Silversun, having entered Fury's ship and killed the elf inside, speeds towards her..
And rather effectively flattens the hero for the time being.
The Dire Wolf and the orcs load up on gold from the chest, now unlocked by Ms. Imperial Brown's forces.
The pilot of the HV-1 Dragonfly is Vindicated.
Darth Gunman continues to prove his use, blasting apart the pilot of the MW-1 Daedalus, and rendering the mighty walker ineffective.
Meanwhile, a particular Jumpsuit ninja makes off with the last vestiges of the treasure. With Imperial Brown's forces having gathered two gold chunks, and the Orc Party three, the skirmish is over.
To celebrate their victory, the forces of Imperial Brown and the wilderness Orcs decide to get drunk on the terrible wine the ruffians had on their hideout's table, and the Dire Wolf 'inspects' the Vindicator to its heart's content.
Captain Lance Silversun pilots the gunship away angrily. "Sigh.. Captain Lance Silversun to Command. Mission was a critical failure."
"We're beginning to question your qualifications to command, Captain Silversun."
"Sir, if I may, it just wasn't.."
"Just return to base, captain. We'll discuss your station later."
"Urgh.. yes sir."
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(The rest of it was a fun read too.)
- http://www.brikwars.com/forums/viewtopi ... 17&t=11297
It says it's a railgun.