AWD #478: Double Predator Date
Double Predator Date
Summary: Orion's pilots attack a Cylon supply depot on Aerilon
Date: 12/10/2016 (OOC Date)
Related Logs: None
Luc Scott Silver Pearson Kelton Alastair 
Aerilon Airspace
Airspace over Aerilon
29 April 2006 AWD #478

The Light Cruiser Clotho is providing the orbital platform for the mission. In the briefing room, the mission orders were given. Pretty straightforward - Aerilon intelligence has provided coordinates of a Cylon supply depot on the other side of the planet, and a pair of Predators have been sent to bomb it. Once the mission pilots are chosen, the Clotho drops the ships to head planetside. In one of the Predators, Alastair is working the radio, when on all civilian traffic stations comes.. pre-war music.

"Someday skies will change to blue
Smiles will lighten sorrow
Good night soldier, angels walk with you
Keep you through each tomorrow
Good Night!"

As the sweet female voice and horns start to fade, a soft and chipper female voice comes over the channels. "It is 2000 hours on Aerilon, and the APF is protecting the skies and the ground. There is no longer need for the Colonial insurgency. You can go home, 53rd Armor. Go back to your wives and husbands, sons and daughters, and set aside your weapons. We can take care of ourselves, 2nd Air Wing, you don't need to risk your lives anymore. To the pilots and Marines of Orion, you are safe and protected. You don't need to shed anymore blood for something that none of you are from. Surely you can tend to yourselves better than you can us. And now.. another dedication to our brave boys and girls out there striving to make Aerilon safe, the APF."

Spud is pretty basic sometimes. Pretty simple. Pretty easy to piss off, in fact. With this in mind, her response to this broadcast is equally pretty simple. She turns toward Trap and says, in a calm and utterly serious tone of voice, "Why don't we have orders to locate the source of the broadcast and turn it into so much rubble?" this suggestion is voiced into the group channel, making sure to key is to not broadcast to the entire flippin' planet or back to base for that matter. Simple. Expedient. Blow stuff up. Go home.

The briefing was straight forward enough and Silver had sat through it with patience. Even when being assigned a predator, she hadn't minded, took it all in stride. Now, in the other predator, there's complete silence from the pilot as she hears the broadcast and then a single muttered epithet is heard over the group radio. It wasn't deliberate. Keying it in again, she mutters an apology immediately after. "I'm with you on that, Spud." There's a glance back to the ECO, to sort of gauge the reaction from back there as well.

Cluck listens to the radio broadcast with a look of distaste on his face. "Frakkin' ungrateful bastards," comes his own voice over the group comms. He returns the glance up to his pilot for the mission, rolling his eyes as if to say 'these people', shaking his head in the general direction of the surface.

Luc is just chuckling to himself. Both at listening to the broadcast, as well as the other pilots. "Eithr way, let's focus on the mission for now." He offers with a small grin on his lips. Flying protection for the time being.

Parked in the cockpit of a Viper, Scott shakes his head a little as he listens. "Ah, Aerilon… Feels like I never left now." He shakes his head a little, focusing on his flying for the moment. The broadcast just makes him shake his head.

<FS3> Kelton rolls ECM: Good Success.
<FS3> Alastair rolls Ecm: Success.

With the next song starting on cue, the DRADIS starts to ping with warning of two Raiders on a vector to intercept, and a pair of SAMs that are starting to scan the sky for targets. The supply depot is still nearly 100 miles off as the two Predators start to lower to tree top level to make their run.

In his Predator, Alastair chirps the warning, after commenting, "At least they picked some decent music to play?" he asks as he frowns. "We're getting scanned, Spud. Hold onto your panties."

At the alerts coming from the instruments, Cluck sits up straighter. "We have hostiles, looks like two each, Raiders and SAM," he calls up to Silver. "I suspect they're not just here to say hello," he adds dryly, before beginning to hum under his breath, fingers playing across controls.

Checking the DRADIS display and then, in equal measures, scanning the open sky around them and then everything on the instrument panel, Spud leans forward to check off a few more things on the flight list as she turns to glance at Trap. "We have to work on your definition of decent music," she notes before sharing a brief grin. "I don't suppose we've figured out, yet, how to duplicate their radar sig so they think we're one of them?"

"You think we should take 'em out to Charlies? Buy 'em a drink?" Silver tosses back in a good natured manner back to her ECO, even as she prepares the Predator to drop a bomb on one of them. "We got this," she tells him through the coms. "Let's look alive."

Luc spotting the raiders heading for them, he let Scott draw the attention of some. "Scott, Crater. Draw them away from the preds. I'm trying to get rid of them." Luc calls out. Heading in to get rid of the ones aiming for the predators.

"Tell you what, you can pick the music at our wedding, unless I hate it." Alastair responds, as he brings up his fly by wire program. "AP up, target idenitified, firing AP, switching to HE." he comments as he looks towards Pearson for a moment. "Get us swerving and diving, Spud!"

Glancing to the DRADIS, Scott shakes his head a little, "Here we go again," he mutters, as he moves a bit more cautiously now, starting to move for one of the Raiders. "Got it," he replies to Luc's words, trying to keep the other Raiders behind him as he approaches one. "Can't you guys just get out of my sky?" he mutters.

"Certainly can't hurt. Maybe next time, though. These guys don't seem in a drinking mood," Cluck calls up. "AP away then switching," he calls up, switching from banter to business as his hands continue to fly across controls, his humming of the C-Buc fight song drifting from his little seat at the controls.

<COMBAT> Triggering new turn.
<COMBAT> Toaster1 attacks Scott with KEW and MISSES!
<COMBAT> Silver uses a Bomb Racks!
<COMBAT> EXPLOSION! Right Next To Aa Battery-9223b - Critical wound to Body.
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-9223b - ARMOR on Body stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-9223b - ARMOR on Body stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-9223b - ARMOR on Controls stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-9223b - ARMOR on Weapon stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-9223b - ARMOR on Controls stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-9223b - ARMOR on Controls stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-9223b - ARMOR on Body stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-9223b - ARMOR on Controls stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-9223b - ARMOR on Body stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-9223b - ARMOR on Weapon stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-9223b - ARMOR on Body stops the attack!
<COMBAT> Alastair attacks Toaster3 with Missile AP and MISSES!
<COMBAT> Toaster4 attacks Silver with Kew and MISSES!
<COMBAT> Toaster3 attacks Pearson with Kew but MISSES!
<COMBAT> Scott attacks Toaster2 with KEW and MISSES!
<COMBAT> Luc attacks Toaster5 with KEW - Moderate wound to Body.
<COMBAT> Kelton attacks Toaster4 with Missile AP and MISSES!
<COMBAT> Toaster5 attacks Pearson with KEW but MISSES!
<COMBAT> Toaster2 attacks Scott with KEW and MISSES!
<COMBAT> Pearson passes.
<COMBAT> Alastair has started a new turn. Pose and choose your action.
<COMBAT> Aa Battery-9223b has been KO'd!
<COMBAT> Toaster4 has been KO'd!

"Dammit, miss." Alastair reports as he switches. "HE Up! Targetting the SAM site, keep us on target, Spud!" the ECO sings out as he continues to bring up his targetting computers and DRADIS. "We're getting more company, let's keep rolling."

Luc does get a hit on his target, drawing the attention so that Pearson's ass is free from the raider. "Come get me." He says to himself as the raider start chasing him. Trying to dodge and wait for his moment to shoot back. A look towards Scott as well. "Hang in there, Scott." He calls out over the com.

Trying to keep mobile and as small a target as possible for the incoming Raiders, Scott manages to avoid getting hit, but in turn, his own shots go wide. "Hanging in," he calls back as he hears Luc, trying to move into position to get some better shots off now.

'Splode. The target gets hit and disassembled in quick succession and Silver isn't even worrying about that at the moment. Too busy aiming for the second target, while she flies, she calls back. "More coming in, yeah?" Avoiding the shots fired at them, her and the ECO pull through with little to no damage, but she does question, "How's it looking where you are?"

Guiding the Preadator out of the way of the incoming enemy fire, Spud's focus is clean, intense, keeping the relative position of their bird in relation to every other bird in their formation in mind as she dances the Predator in a precise pattern. "I hate how sluggish these things are in comparison to the Vipers," she grouses over the channel but stays on target, seeing their actual target coming up on their display. She keys in the weapons command and listens to the hum as the targeting system begins to acquire.

"Definitely not seeming like they'll want drinks," Cluck repeats. "Yeah, more incoming," he confirms. "I missed, HE away next time I've got a shot at the SAM," he adds. "Looking as good as can be expected, you just keep us in the sky and blowing things up," he encourages, shooting a grin to his pilot before resuming his humming.

<COMBAT> Triggering new turn.
<COMBAT> Pearson takes careful aim at Toaster3.
<COMBAT> Toaster5 attacks Luc with KEW but MISSES!
<COMBAT> Toaster1 attacks Scott with KEW - Moderate wound to Controls (Reduced by Armor).
<COMBAT> Silver takes careful aim at Toaster6.
<COMBAT> Scott attacks Toaster2 with KEW and MISSES!
<COMBAT> Toaster7 attacks Silver with Kew and MISSES!
<COMBAT> Toaster6 attacks Pearson with Kew and MISSES!
<COMBAT> Toaster3 uses a Missile Aa!
<COMBAT>
<COMBAT> EXPLOSION! Right Next To Predator-3653h - Critical wound to Body (Reduced by Armor).
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Predator-3653h - ARMOR on Nose stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Predator-3653h - ARMOR on Body stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Predator-3653h - ARMOR on Nose stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Predator-3653h - ARMOR on Nose stops the attack!
<COMBAT> CREW HIT! Pearson - Serious wound to Chest.
<COMBAT> CREW HIT! Pearson - Moderate wound to Neck.
<COMBAT> CREW HIT! Pearson - Moderate wound to Left Leg.
<COMBAT> CREW HIT! Pearson - Serious wound to Left Leg.
<COMBAT> Toaster2 attacks Scott with KEW and MISSES!
<COMBAT> Alastair uses a Missile HE!
<COMBAT>
<COMBAT> EXPLOSION! Far From Aa Battery-0861s - ARMOR on Body stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-0861s - ARMOR on Body stops the attack!
<COMBAT> Luc attacks Toaster5 with KEW but MISSES!
<COMBAT> Kelton uses a Missile HE!
<COMBAT>
<COMBAT> EXPLOSION! Right Next To Aa Battery-0861s - Moderate wound to Body (Reduced by Armor).
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-0861s - ARMOR on Body stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-0861s - ARMOR on Body stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-0861s - ARMOR on Body stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-0861s - ARMOR on Body stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-0861s - ARMOR on Body stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-0861s - ARMOR on Body stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-0861s - ARMOR on Controls stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-0861s - NEAR MISS!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-0861s - ARMOR on Body stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-0861s - ARMOR on Body stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-0861s - ARMOR on Weapon stops the attack!
<COMBAT> Alastair has started a new turn. Pose and choose your action.
<COMBAT> Pearson has been KO'd!
<COMBAT> Predator-3653h has been KO'd!
<COMBAT> Pearson has been KO'd!
<COMBAT> Alastair has been KO'd!

Seeing Scott getting his has Luc fly off to try and get one of the raiders off of him. Diving in fast and on full offense. Ignoring the one chasing him, for the time being.

The explosion of the missile so close to the plane causes Alastair to sing out, "Spud, we're red on a lot of things.. bringing fire control systems on line. How are you hanging in there?" he asks, noticing the damage to the front seat. The supply depots guns start rininging out, trying to bring down the two Predators. "Flight, Trap, we're dropping ordanace and pulling up."

Frowning as his own shots miss, but one of the Raiders hits, making his controls a little slower. "Frak. Took a hit to the controls…" he mutters, still trying to get into a good position to fire, while trying not to get hit. In theory easy enough, but it's that difference between theory and practice.

"Oh yeahh." Silver responds to Cluck. Hearing him, she takes aim on the flyover, "No sweat, we'll get 'em next go round." If they live through this one. "You get 'em next time and I'll buy everyone drinks. Or something!" Gotta love those adrenaline rushed promises.

Fighting to keep the bird precisely on target, Spud uses one hand to flip open the first aid kit while checking the board and keeping as much of the bird in one piece as possible. "We stay on target until we blow it to pieces, Trap," she says while slapping the first bandage on the side of her neck and the other over the worst of the two on her left leg. "It's all just flesh wounds, no big," there's that utterly calm tone of voice again.

"You know it, Spud." Alastair reaches over to give Pearson's shoulder a squeeze. He's right there, no matter what.

"Hit, but not enough," Cluck reports in regards to his own target. "See if I can't finish the job next pass." A deep breath is taken, then let out as a sharp puff of air, a brief interruption in the continued humming.

<COMBAT> Triggering new turn.
<COMBAT> Scott attacks Toaster2 with KEW and MISSES!
<COMBAT> Kelton uses a Missile HE!
<COMBAT>
<COMBAT> EXPLOSION! Right Next To Aa Battery-0861s - ARMOR on Body stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-0861s - ARMOR on Weapon stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-0861s - ARMOR on Weapon stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-0861s - ARMOR on Body stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-0861s - ARMOR on Weapon stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-0861s - ARMOR on Body stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-0861s - ARMOR on Body stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-0861s - NEAR MISS!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-0861s - ARMOR on Controls stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-0861s - ARMOR on Controls stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-0861s - ARMOR on Body stops the attack!
<COMBAT> Toaster1 attacks Scott with KEW - Moderate wound to Left Wing.
<COMBAT> Luc attacks Toaster1 with KEW - Light wound to Body.
<COMBAT> Toaster3 takes careful aim at Silver.
<COMBAT> Toaster2 attacks Luc with KEW - Moderate wound to Weapon.
<COMBAT> Silver uses a Bomb Racks!
<COMBAT>
<COMBAT> EXPLOSION! Pretty Close To Aa Battery-7955w - Critical wound to Body.
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-7955w - ARMOR on Body stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-7955w - ARMOR on Body stops the attack!
<COMBAT> Alastair passes.
<COMBAT> Toaster7 attacks Silver with Kew - Moderate wound to Nose (Reduced by Armor).
<COMBAT> Toaster6 attacks Pearson with Kew and MISSES!
<COMBAT> Toaster5 attacks Luc with KEW - ARMOR on Controls stops the attack!
<COMBAT> Pearson uses a Bomb Racks!
<COMBAT>
<COMBAT> EXPLOSION! Close To Aa Battery-7740n - Critical wound to Body.
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-7740n - ARMOR on Body stops the attack!
<COMBAT> Alastair has started a new turn. Pose and choose your action.
<COMBAT> Aa Battery-7740n has been KO'd!
<COMBAT> Toaster7 has been KO'd!

Luc is able to draw some attention from Scott, but ending up shot as well. Continuing to fly and now trying to counter the raiders. "Let's do this." He offers to Scott.

Wearing a grin, Spud brings the Predator around, climbing for altitude as she fights the drag and pull of the wounded Predator every inch of the way. "We're going back around, and taking a second run at it," she hears the hum of the targeting system again once she brings the bird to the right altitude and the right attack vector.

"Frak!" Scott mutters to himself as he continues to take hits. Looking outside the cockpit, he nods a bit at Luc's words, "Let's do it!" Trying to roll out of the way of the incoming attacker now. Hopefully that can help. Of course, the controls are a bit slower than usual, due to the hit he took earlier.

There's a hit to the nose of the predator, but the armor soaks most of the damage. Still, it causes a jolt to the aircraft and Silver has to use both hands to fight the skewing of it. Once it's under control, she realizes the hit knocked them off enough to miss the bulk of the target and she murmurs another curse but this time beneath her breath. "Let's go after the last target," she tells Cluck, trying to get their attacks in unison.

"Frak!" Cluck curses from his seat, shaking his head at his inneffectual firing. "Sounds like a plan, I'm not having any luck against that SAM anyways," he says, jaw tight, humming gone as he focuses on the matter at hand. "Let's do this," he says, half to himself, his hands moving over the controls with careful deliberation.

<COMBAT> Triggering new turn.
<COMBAT> Scott attacks Toaster2 with KEW and MISSES!
<COMBAT> Toaster5 attacks Luc with KEW - Light wound to Body (Reduced by Armor).
<COMBAT> Alastair uses a Missile He!
<COMBAT>
<COMBAT> EXPLOSION! Far From Aa Battery-0861s - ARMOR on Body stops the attack!
<COMBAT> Aa Battery-0861s is not hit by shrapnel.
<COMBAT> Toaster2 attacks Luc with KEW but MISSES!
<COMBAT> Luc attacks Toaster5 with KEW and MISSES!
<COMBAT> Kelton uses a Missile HE!
<COMBAT>
<COMBAT> EXPLOSION! Right Next To Aa Battery-7955w - Critical wound to Body (Reduced by Armor).
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-7955w - ARMOR on Body stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-7955w - ARMOR on Controls stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-7955w - ARMOR on Controls stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-7955w - NEAR MISS!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-7955w - ARMOR on Body stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-7955w - ARMOR on Weapon stops the attack!
<COMBAT> Toaster6 attacks Pearson with Kew - Moderate wound to Body (Reduced by Armor).
<COMBAT> Toaster1 attacks Scott with KEW - Critical wound to Cockpit.
<COMBAT> CREW HIT! Scott - Moderate wound to Neck.
<COMBAT> CREW HIT! Scott - Moderate wound to Left Leg.
<COMBAT> CREW HIT! Scott - Moderate wound to Abdomen.
<COMBAT> CREW HIT! Scott - Moderate wound to Left Foot.
<COMBAT> Pearson takes careful aim at Toaster6.
<COMBAT> Toaster3 uses a Missile Aa!
<COMBAT>
<COMBAT> EXPLOSION! Right Next To Predator-9295x - Critical wound to Body (Reduced by Armor).
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Predator-9295x - Critical wound to Cockpit.
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Predator-9295x - Critical wound to Cockpit.
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Predator-9295x - ARMOR on Left Wing stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Predator-9295x - NEAR MISS!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Predator-9295x - ARMOR on Engine stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Predator-9295x - ARMOR on Tail stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Predator-9295x - NEAR MISS!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Predator-9295x - ARMOR on Body stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Predator-9295x - ARMOR on Nose stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Predator-9295x - Critical wound to Cockpit.
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Predator-9295x - ARMOR on Controls stops the attack!
<COMBAT> Silver attacks Toaster6 with 20MM Minigun and MISSES!
<COMBAT> Alastair has started a new turn. Pose and choose your action.
<COMBAT> Viper-2374c has been KO'd!
<COMBAT> Luc has been KO'd!
<COMBAT> Pearson has been KO'd!
<COMBAT> Predator-3653h has been KO'd!
<COMBAT> Pearson has been KO'd!
<COMBAT> Alastair has been KO'd!
<COMBAT> Scott has been KO'd!
<COMBAT> Aa Battery-7955w has been KO'd!

As the last of the supply vehicles is destroyed by the second Predator, Alastair calls out, "Flight, Trap! Objective complete. Turn and burn!" he calls out, "Clotho, flight, have suregons on standby for wounded, we're coming in hot." Quietly, off the radio, he says. "Hang in there, Bea. We're heading home."

Letting out a bit of a cry as bullets keep hitting him, Scott nods as he hears Trap's words over the comms. "Turning and burning…" Voice a bit weaker than earlier, but he's still hanging in there. Time to get out of here!

Hearing the call to retreat, Luc does dodge and avoid. Trying to keep the fire off of the others, keeping in the back. Trying to hang on as well as he can.

"Flight, Spud, we're RTB," Spud calls into the com as she uses both hands now, to hell with the first aid kit, to fight the Predator and bring it back into formation and at an altitude that'll get them back to the Clotho. "Everyone sing out," she calls into the com. "Keep talking, keep on focus, I want everyone back to base, even if you have to get out and push, damn it, but we're all going back. Is that clear?"

Objective complete. There's a fist pump in the air even though they are still being attacked, it was a good time to retreat. "How is everyone holding up?" The words are given over the com, but already Silver is making a hasty retreat. "You alright back there. Cluck?" Silver doesn't have a call sign as of yet, so she just goes by her last name for now.

Grabbing the Predators first aid kit, Alastair gets to his knees to start trying to treat Pearson while she flies. "Don't you dare say a word, no I don't have a ring." he says, a tight lipped smile as he strips the backing from the first aid patch.

"You heard the man, let's scoot," Cluck calls up to the cockpit. "And maybe leave them a little something extra to remember us," he adds before letting out a little laugh. "I'm golden. You?" Eyes locked on the controls before him, he lines up a parting salvo with a glint in his eyes.

<COMBAT> Luc attacks Toaster2 with KEW and MISSES!
<COMBAT> Toaster5 attacks Scott with KEW - Serious wound to Controls.
<COMBAT> Toaster3 attacks Silver with Kew and MISSES!
<COMBAT> Toaster1 attacks Luc with KEW but MISSES!
<COMBAT> Scott passes.
<COMBAT> Pearson passes.
<COMBAT> Kelton uses a Missile HE!
<COMBAT>
<COMBAT> EXPLOSION! Close To Aa Battery-0861s - Moderate wound to Body (Reduced by Armor).
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-0861s - ARMOR on Body stops the attack!
<COMBAT> SHRAPNEL! Aa Battery-0861s - ARMOR on Body stops the attack!
<COMBAT> Silver passes.
<COMBAT> Toaster2 attacks Pearson with KEW and MISSES!
<COMBAT> Alastair treats Pearson:
< Chest (Serious): unsuccessful
< Neck (Moderate): unsuccessful
< Left_Leg (Moderate): successful
< Left_Leg (Serious): successful
<COMBAT> Alastair has started a new turn. Pose and choose your action.
<COMBAT> Scott has been KO'd!
<COMBAT> Viper-0370t has been KO'd!
<COMBAT> Scott has been KO'd!

Exhaling a short laugh, Spud spares only the briefest of looks at Trap before she's focused on all the damned displays saying 'damage' or 'critical' or 'non-responsive' or other such 'holy frak we're going to die' displays. "Not saying a word," she agrees as she coughs, once, and makes a face before she brings the Predator closer to the Clotho, "Flight. Sing out, everyone com check."

Taking another hit, once again to the controls, Scott winces as the Viper starts to roll. It truly is a fight to regain control, but he manages it. So what if it's only barely. "Still alive, I think…" he calls out over the comms, while bringing the Viper in towards the Clotho. "Will be an interesting landing, though…"

"Spud, Cluck, still smooth sailing here," the ECO reports. "Fine flying down there, Silver," he calls up to the cockpit after switching the mic off. "Drinks might be in order when we get back, I think," he suggests with a chuckle. Once the action is behind them, he takes a moment and stretches his arms behind him. "Your thoughts?"

"Save our drinks for later, Cluck. Spud's gotten a couple of bad touches from the Cylons. Clotho, Trap, have medics on standby, wounded incoming." Alastair reports as he bandages Pearson's leg as best he can. "I can't get to your chest, Spud. We'll have doctors on you soon enough."

"I'm good for drinks. You did amazing," Silver tells the ECO. She's fairly new to the Orion and still making her rounds of introductions to the rest of the crew, but she feels right at home in the cockpit. "Wonder if we can get a group together for some drinks and dancing or something planetside." Hearing about the condition of the others, she frowns. "You bet we'll reserve them for you. Prepaid and everything."

Going in for the landing now, Scott manages to avoid crashing into the deck. In fact he lands the Viper quite properly. Once it has landed, however, the pilot slumps to the side, the adrenaline that kept him going after he got hit starting to leave his system.

"It's not so bad," Spud says in a low voice, as she fights her own body as much as that of the damaged Predator. "Flight, Spud, landing. Before I slam into the side of the ship by accident," a bit of gallows humor as she lines up the approach and carefully - as carefully as anyone can pilot a badly damaged Predator can - brings the bird in for a combat landing, to the accompaniment of some sparks flying, possibly some skidding, at least a bit of a screech here and there, the landing gear perhaps not entirely in good working order either. "There," she leans carefully forward and switches off everything that needs to go off, starting with fuel supply to the engines then everything else. "See. No side seat driving, either," a short smile aimed at Trap. "Medical is which way?"

The burning wreckage of the supply depot is left behind as the flight finally gets into the space to allow Clotho to start protecting the Vipers and Predators with their AA guns as the flight moves to land to ready for the jump back to Orion.

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