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  1. Delta73

    Korriban

    The Rebel Fleet Escapes Battle of Korriban is over
  2. Delta73

    Naboo

    If the infighting in the Black Sun had been horrifying, this was something all too familiar. So when there was a lull, he spoke up. “Reputations be damned.” Delta inclined his head to the Lord Mavanger then to the struggle between master and apprentice that was happening before them all. “Stop playing out your power fantasies and kinks while at court.” He shrugged. His cape swirling around his shoulders like a waterfall of blood. “If you all lived up to your reputations that you hold so high we would not be worrying about a New Republic or a revenant Empire. If you all fought the Rebels with as much effort as you put into talking about yourselves, then we would have ended them once and for all over Onderon three kriffing years ago. Enough. We have a long partisan war ahead of us.Let us plan this great final battle and be done with it.” He looked to the Dark Lord.
  3. Delta73

    Naboo

    He could taste the silence that filled the great chamber. Had a thousand foolish dreams in the hearts of young Sith Lords just died? Would the young Darth Mavanger be able to successfully assassinate the Imperial Remnant’s Empress? And the idea of some kind of weapon that could permanently kill a likely cloned and backed up force user made Delta shiver. When had they developed such a thing, and why? To open that type of pandora’s box was foolishness. And if it was something that could kill a soul with relative ease, it would not be five years before Rebel or New Republic assassins stalked the halls of Onderon killing as they went. He reversed his sword of rank and slid it into its sheath. He would allow any of the younger members of the Sith ranks to speak first, to give them the chance they wanted at power and prestige. Delta would go where the Dark Lord commanded. As always.
  4. Delta73

    Korriban

    Hunt Mission Korriban: Round Four Rebel Fleet Actions Offensive Actions |Enyo| Attacks |Minotaur| for 6 damage to the hull |Bes'bev| Attacks |Apophis| for 6 damage (Goes around escorts) |Auvergne| Ion strikes |Apophis| intercepted by |Minotaur| |Fleet Commander Starfighter Action| Bombers Inbound on |Apophis| (3 damage to shield) |Fleet Commander Starfighter Action| Fighter Escort on Bomber inbound Defensive Actions |Chayaikir| begins to redeploy to |Bes’bev| |Phobos| redeploys to Escort |Bes’bev| |Fleet Commander Starfighter Action| 1x Forward Deployment Other Actions |Akalenedat| Retreats |Acre| Retreats ___________________________________________________________ Sith Fleet Actions Offensive Actions |Eye of Sagittarius| (8), |Melting Iron| (8), |Goliath| (5) attack |Bes’bev|, this action is assisted by the Meditation Chamber aboard |Goliath| and with support from the Gunships of |Revenant| for a total of 21 damage at delayed speed. (Intercepted by |Phobos|) |Geist| attacks |Bes'bev| with 2 Bombers (Intercepted by |Phobos|) |Apophis| forces |Acre| to fire on |Akalenedat| for 8 damage |Fleet Commander Starfighter Action| Bombers Inbound on |Akalenedat| for 3 damage Defensive Actions |Minotaur| Escorts |Apophis| |Banshee| 2x Focused Deployment on |Apophis| |Fleet Commander Starfighter Action| 2x Focused Deployment on |Apophis| Notes: |Apophis| is destroyed |Minotaur|is on fire and takes 1 damage to the hull |Banshee| is on fire and takes 1 damage to the hull |Akalenedat| is on fire and takes 1 damage to the hull
  5. Duel Ruling with Nok/Tarko advising A great duel between friends, I am glad that you both did this duel and both your characters were very well played. Khala, one note before the ruling for future use: Lightsaber throws are not your forte. And lightsaber throws that complete their arc and come back to your hand are slightly abusive as that removes some of the defensive plays your opponent can use. I would look to other attacks in the future. However this comes down to the last post. In a warrior sentinel fight it's all about negotiating range, and while this was effective for the majority of the duel and Juro was used well, the final post was in my opinion a major misstep on Kadi’s part. Letting yourself get impaled is one thing, it's a visceral amount of damage, but then moving that arm/shoulder while impaled would significantly open the wound channel if not sever your entire shoulder and arm. Not to mention you have already been wounded on the shoulder already. As such the last attacks made by Kadi are unrealistic with the scope of the major injury. A spear attack requiring a lot of body movement that would open wound channels even more. As cool visually as that would be of pulling yourself through a lightsaber blade to attack like a Uruk Hai, it does not work. Leaving Kadi essentially at the mercy of a strong Sith Warrior at their optimal range. As such a wounded Khala is the victor.
  6. Delta73

    Naboo

    Delta’s cold blue eyes watched the masses as they declared their allegiance to the Dark Lord. They were members of the royal houses, the force users and abusers, who held rank for their natural talent. Another flaw of the Spider. He had let the Empire expand beyond its capabilities, letting anyone in with a pulse and the ability to choke an innocent life out with the force. These men and women had not been there since the beginning. They did not know what they were signing up for, they had not lived in the shadow of an enemy Republic. Even as incompetant as the Galactic Alliance had been, it had hunted the Sith to nearly extinction. These were children when compared to those Sith he had once fought alongside. Those Sith that had melted worlds and doomed entire systems to their whims. They were signing up for their destruction. A great culling that they embraced with open arms and open hearts. And many would die whimpering in Alliance prisons, murdered by their guards like the Sith Lords of old. Where was the White Wolf? The Golden Lord? The Dark Spider? They were gone from this galaxy, their souls wandering far beyond reach, while their descendants played in the ashes of their hard forged empire. An Empire trillions had died to achieve, and which none had reaped the benefits. Perhaps, death would be the final victory for the Sith Empire. A place long remembered in a history book. Where were these children during the long years under the yoke of the republic? Where were they when Ziost was destroyed, and the temple on Coruscant sacked and plundered? Only Sheog remained of that once great race of Sith Lords. And even he was beginning to stumble into madness, if not embody it heart and soul. Would this new generation be as dedicated to the forever war? Only time would tell, and despite his reservations, the Dark Lord was right. They had to preserve what they could, escape into the wilderness of wild space and live to fight another day. If they held on for longer then they would be fully routed, and the blood would fill the space between the stars. With a fluid motion he drew his ceremonial sword from its scabbard and reversed the grips, extending it to the Dark Lady. He knelt with the motion, his crimson cloak spreading about him like a fountain of blood. “Your army stands ready. Come what will.” But they would need to kill the momentum of the Imperial Remnant’s Empress, and leave the building of the galaxy to the bureaucrats of a New Republic.
  7. Delta73

    Naboo

    Just like the last dark lord before him. For Furion had departed under equally mysterious circumstances and had left the Sith Order of the time in the lurch. A power vacuum that had not been easily filled, which had left a trail of bodies from Tatooine to Carida. The result of which had been the destruction of Coruscant and the overthrow of the Galactic Alliance. The death of trillions and the start of a new calendar. That power vacuum had spawned Faust, and what woe had befallen the Galaxy. If Delta had looked at his hands, he would have seen that blood on them. Dripping from the ceremonial white leather to run like a river in the halls of Theed. He was no blameless pawn, if it had not been for the old commando the Empire would never have made it to Onderon. Twelve trillion innocent people would still be living happy blissful lives and he would still be sitting in a Black Sun office on Bespin. The same Bespin he had helped sink a decade ago. He was a man defined by the blood he had helped spill, both directly and indirectly. It had started in a tent on Christophsis and now it had brought him here. Perhaps in the reflection it was better to not think about it at all. Lest the blood drown him. So he kissed her hand and stood at her right side. A prince of the blood. So crowned by her predecessor, he took his place again. Come what may he would face the tide of blood. Washing himself in it, until he became it, for in the blood he could not feel.
  8. Delta73

    Korriban

    Hunt Mission Korriban: Round Three Rebel Fleet Actions Offensive Actions |Aeneas| and |Acre| Attack |Apophis| for 14 damage at delayed speed (8+8-2) |Enyo| Attacks |Banshee| and |Goliath| for three damage to the shields of each |Bes'bev| Attacks |Banshee| for 6 damage |Auvergne| Ion strikes |Apophis| disabling it |Akalenedat| attacks |Melting Iron| for 3 damage to an escort and 2 to the Cruiser |Fleet Commander Starfighter Action| Bombers Inbound on |Banshee| (3 damage to hull) |Fleet Commander Starfighter Action| Bombers Inbound on |Banshee| (3 damage to hull) Defensive Actions |Chayaikir| Escorts |Enyo| and |Auvergne| |Phobos| Escorts |Akalenedat| |Fleet Commander Starfighter Action| 1x Focused Deployment on |Bes'bev| ___________________________________________________________ Sith Fleet Actions Offensive Actions |Eye of Sagittarius| and |Melting Iron| attacks |Aeneas|, this action is assisted by the Meditation Chamber aboard |Goliath| for a total of 16 damage at delayed speed. |Goliath| attack |Acre| with support from the Gunships of |Revenant| for 7 damage (6+1 from Revenant ability) |Geist| attacks |Bes'bev| with 2 Bombers for 6 damage to shields |Apophis| is disabled |Fleet Commander Starfighter Action| Bombers Inbound on |Bes'bev| for 3 damage to shields Defensive Actions |Minotaur| detaches |Banshee| 2x Focused Deployment on |Apophis| |Fleet Commander Starfighter Action| 2x Focused Deployment on |Apophis| Notes: |Aeneas| is destroyed |Minotaur| is on fire and takes 1 damage to the hull |Banshee| is on fire and takes 1 damage to the hull |Akalenedat| is on fire and takes 1 damage to the hull |Apophis| is now on fire and will take 1 damage to the hull every turn. |Bloodsteele| begins a rescue mission on the destroyed |Aeneas|
  9. Delta73

    Korriban

    Hunt Mission Korriban: Round Two Rebel Fleet Actions Offensive Actions |Aeneas| and |Akalenedat| Attack |Naïve Miscreant| for 6 damage regular speed and 6 and 6 at delayed speed (6+8-2) |Enyo| Attacks |Apophis| with 2x Bombers Inbound for 8 damage at delayed speed to the shields |Bes'bev| Attacks |Apophis| for 6 damage (Goes around Escorts) |Acre| Attacks |Banshee| for 8 damage at delayed speed |Auvergne| does nothing again |Fleet Commander Starfighter Action| Bombers Inbound on |Naïve Miscreant| (2 damage) Fast Speed |Fleet Commander Starfighter Action| Bombers Inbound on |Naïve Miscreant| (2 damage) Fast Speed |Fleet Commander Starfighter Action| 1x Forward Deployment Defensive Actions |Chayaikir| Escorts |Enyo| and |Auvergne| |Phobos| Escorts |Akalenedat| (Arriving in time to intercept Bombers inbound) ___________________________________________________________ Sith Fleet Actions Offensive Actions |Eye of Sagittarius| and |Melting Iron| attacks |Aeneas|, this action is assisted by the Meditation Chamber aboard |Goliath| for a total of 16 damage at delayed speed. |Naïve Miscreant| and |Goliath| attack |Acre| with support from the Gunships of |Revenant| for 6 damage |Geist| attacks |Akalenedat| with 2 Bombers Inbound which is intercepted by |Phobos| for 2 damage to shields |Apophis| forces |Acre| to fire on |Akalenedat| for 8 damage |Fleet Commander Starfighter Action| Bombers Inbound on |Bes'bev| for 2 damage to the hull 1 to shields |Fleet Commander Starfighter Action| Bombers Inbound on |Bes'bev| for 2 damage to the hull 1 to shields |Fleet Commander Starfighter Action| Bombers Inbound on |Bes'bev| for 2 damage to the hull 1 to shields Defensive Actions |Minotaur| Escorts |Goliath| |Naïve Miscreant| Escorts |Apophis| |Banshee| 2x Focused Deployment on |Apophis| Notes: |Minotaur| is on fire and takes 1 damage to the hull |Banshee| is now on fire and will take 1 damage to the hull every turn. |Akalenedat| is now on fire and will take 1 damage to the hull every turn. |Naïve Miscreant| is Destroyed
  10. Delta73

    Naboo

    The smell brought him back. The crisp ozone of expended fuel and long lasting fires. The sharp scent of burnt bone and slagged permacrete. He stepped over a long line of blackened stone that had turned to a molten puddle under the heat of a turbolaser. It had supported a house once. The rubble and blackened dwarfish bodies told him that. Bodies always shrunk in the heat of these kinds of fires, grown men turned to carbonized skeletons that lay in crumpled twisted heaps. But that was how war had been for a thousand generations. And before beautiful cities were turned to rubble for some Sith lord to get his revenge for some small slight, they were destroyed over resources, or the love of a woman. He let the smell of death fill his nostrils, and reflected on this long war. Too long of a war, a war seemingly without end. How long had it been? Had it started with Furion? That great escalade with the Mad Hutt in the ruins of the Senate? Or did it go back to a fight that had never truly ended even with the mass pardons of a war lost and won? Another step, another body. Another thousand lonely corpses getting dumped into a mass grave. Then into the solace of an empty palace. The smells changed, the lighting changed, and doubting Ca’Aran became again the dutiful soldier. He smiled warmly and grabbed off his cap, offering a stiff and overly formal bow that did not mesh with the grin. “Well it certainly looks better than this once peaceful planet my Lady. The forge world is up and operating at peak proficiency, It only needs raw ores, and the computer system assures me it can build us an army worthy of any great Empire.” The grin became a warm smile. “How are you?” He wanted to say more, to kiss her and hold her close, to call her Ailbasí instead of the formalities of her newly acquired rank. To ask her if it had been worth it. But that would come later. Or so he hoped.
  11. Delta73

    Korriban

    Hunt Mission Korriban: Round One Rebel Fleet Actions Offensive Actions |Aeneas| Attacks |Goliath| - Intercepted by Sith Defensive Escort |Minotaur| which takes 8 damage at delayed speed |Enyo| Attacks |Apophis| with 2x Bombers Inbound for 8 damage at delayed speed |Bes'bev| Attacks |Apophis| for 6 damage |Akalenedat| Attacks |Naïve Miscreant| for 6 damage |Acre| Attacks |Naïve Miscreant| for 6 damage (8-2) at delayed speed |Auvergne| does nothing |Fleet Commander Starfighter Action| Fighter Rush on |Naïve Miscreant| (3 damage to Corvettes) |Fleet Commander Starfighter Action| Fighter Rush on |Naïve Miscreant| (3 damage to Corvettes) |Fleet Commander Starfighter Action| Fighter Rush on |Naïve Miscreant| (3 damage to Corvettes) Defensive Actions |Chayaikir| Escorts |Enyo| and |Auvergne| |Phobos| Escorts |Enyo| ___________________________________________________________ Sith Fleet Actions Offensive Actions |Eye of Sagittarius| and |Melting Iron| attacks |Chayaikir|, this action is assisted by the Meditation Chamber aboard |Goliath| for a total of 16 damage at delayed speed. |Naïve Miscreant| and |Goliath| attack |Aeneas| with support from the Gunships of |Revenant| for 6 damage |Geist| attacks |Akalenedat| with 2 Bombers Inbound for 6 damage to the hull |Fleet Commander Starfighter Action| Bombers Inbound on |Chayaikir| for 3 damage to the hull |Fleet Commander Starfighter Action| Bombers Inbound on |Chayaikir| for 3 damage to the hull Special Actions |Apophis| forces |Bes'bev| to escort it. (It intercepts nothing) Defensive Actions |Minotaur| Escorts |Goliath| |Naïve Miscreant| Escorts |Geist| |Banshee| 2x Forward Deployment |Fleet Commander Starfighter Action| 1x Forward Deployment Notes: |Minotaur| is now on fire and will take 1 damage to the hull every turn.
  12. Delta73

    Naboo

    The fires were visible from space, a large blot of dark, glowing at the edges as the fire spread throughout the capital. A beautiful capital, its granite columns and flying buttresses now nothing more than a blackened and melting ruin. The forests of trees reduced to ashen timber piles, covering the graveyard of native animals. It was strange that such a scene could affect him, even a dozen years after committing a similar atrocity. But the sight of the fire brought a swift rush of emotion, even as the command shuttle dipped into the upper atmosphere of the planet. What was this waste? What was this wanton destruction? It was that dratted little conscience popping up again. He sneered out the window and looked away from the rampant fires. Concentrating instead on his uniform, the sheer black officer’s outfit was almost unfitting, the blue badge of the Darkwatch stood out beside the insignia of the Sith Empire. A spider. A spider who no longer existed. There would be hell to pay for that. And as strong as Nyrys. No Ailbasí. That was how he knew her, and despite her new title, rank and power. She was still just a lost college student whose’ father had placed under his protection. And what did Dagon think now? Now that his little girl had tread in his footsteps, and had burned an entire civilization to the ground? Delta shivered and pulled on his coat, whose crimson lining shone in the reflected light of the great fires. He did not relish that eventual meeting for there would be hell to pay. All of it Delta's. For he had long ago failed that mission. He gestured to one of the Subalterns that appeared at the end of the landing ramp. "Take me to the Dark Lord. Now." And his nostrils were filled with the acrid smoke of a dying nation.
  13. Ruling: (Main Mod Delta) (Mavenger Consulting) A very well done duel to the both of you. A lord taking on a Grandmaster is an extreme challenge and one that you should be commended on trying. It was a great duel from the Grandmaster as well, and I felt that both played their characters well, with Vorin taking on the visceral Sith Warrior Approach, while Draygo took on the role of the wily defensively built sentinel. Draygo: I feel that you may have bitten off too much, both taking on the role of the defender of the temple, playing NPCs, and this very intense duel. I do not know if you feel the same way, but I would recommend for the future delegating NPC defense to others in the Jedi order (Perhaps through the use of the shared Jedi Order Account) so that you can primarily concentrate on the duel at hand. I think you played the Sentinel very well, the escape in the second post was very effective at letting you pull distance and the use of the distractionary grenade was great at stalling his momentum. It was very nice to see someone utilize Tràkata again, and its place at the last post of the duel was perfect. It had good buildup. Blackmorne: I do not think you should try headshotting the Jedi Grandmaster again, especially as a Lord. This puts your opponent at a disadvantage no matter the outcome. And while I am sure Draygo is fine with either result, it still seems odd that she would have to fight a Lord, while there are (was) Sith Masters on the field. The way you played the warrior was in my opinion one of the best i have seen on the site. The relationship between warrior and blade, mixed with how you took damage was ideal. I must also applaud you in using classical techniques of swordplay without having to name them as such. Your description of your actions kept me in the story the whole time without the sometimes jarring Latin that we have seen in the past. Points Damage Taken: Both sides took realistic damage to their power levels. Class: Both played your class very well but there were a few mistakes and one that ventured into a rules violation: Draygo: at one point you landed “a third of a meter away” I do not know if this was a spelling/intention mistake but keeping a sentinel willfully within range of a warrior is a misstep. The use of the distractionary grenade was awesome, it took his momentum and would have allowed you an easier escape had you not decided to land within his grasp. Which is where we get into a potential minor rules violation with the new class system. Sentinels are allowed to use NFU tech, and it's one of their defining traits, however, it says to pick one. Not an entire minor armory of a blaster pistol, flashbang, and dud frag grenade. This is a minor thing and is part of the growing pains found when rolling out a new system but since it did affect the outcome I should mention it. Lastly we have a different error in the duel that I myself just recently made. Illusions. Or in this case hiding in the gale of a hurricane. This is an excellent move for a Sentinel to make. It breaks distance allowing them to engage at a distance that suits them. However, to disappear and not leave a trace of where you may be is abusive to the other writer. While one may hide behind an illusion or natural cover such as a hurricane no one should totally disappear from both the enemy character and the other writer. This was an incredibly close duel, decided by what feels the worst to rule on. Small technicalities and tactical errors. You both did well, but one did better in all aspects. Ruling In an upset victory, Blackmorne takes the win. However, this is a rare win, and Draygo’s last strikes should be respected. I do not see Blackmorne escaping unharmed
  14. Delta73

    Naboo

    This was an incredibly close duel. It was incredibly cinematic on both sides. I must say the ‘lighting yourself on fire’ technique is rarely seen but very effective. It cast the whole duel in its firelight. Let's start off with the criticism mixed with the positives. Mythos, you had a good amount of what I would call specialized weapons in your fireteam. Though they were not used as often as some have used them, they were still very heavily used. Flechettes at least in modern fire teams for the Rebels/Empire are relatively rare. To see them plus a scattergun used is a bit more than one would expect for a non legendary ranked character. However you offset this by taking realistic and heavy losses. I would say you bordered on taking too much damage relative to what your opponent took. Zendrin, you did a great job embodying the art of the warrior, however I would have liked you to take a bit more effective damage. Mythos lost a lot in each of his posts, you took some shrapnel that didn't really affect your combat effectiveness at all. This to me is not respecting your opponents attacks. If you are struggling on how to address exceptional weaponry like what Mythos had, I would recommend using your full warrior kit. You could have used armour here. Not having armour is like leaving a whole part of your kit behind. Overall while it was very close, we must always have a winner: Mythos von Howlster
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