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 Into the Kraken's Jaws
Saul
Posted: Aug 4 2010, 09:18 AM


Hutt General
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Group: Hutt
Posts: 32
Member No.: 10
Joined: 11-November 08



"Milord, we our on schedule."

Saul nodded his head to the aide, dismissing him with a wave of one short, stubby, armored plated arm. Looking across the deck of his warship, he could see the wide expansive view of the battlefield.

It was a beautiful view. Amongst the black backdrop of space was a green glowing world and its single moon. However, directly in front of Saul's fleet was the distant array of GAN starships.

"General, the enemy commander is hailing us."

Saul looked down into the crew pit at the Xim's captain, a female Rodian. "Put them through."

"This is Admiral Dedrianna, commander of the Galactic Alliance 3rd Fleet. Our sensors identify you as Hutt warships. Identify yourself and state your intentions."

Saul puffed himself up, increasing his height by half a meter. "I am Emperor Saul Shell Baco of the Hutt Empire. As a member of the Coalition and in this time of war, I believe our intentions are quite clear. Do you wish to surrender?"

The GA admiral didn't even flinch. "Prepare for battle Emperor Saul."

The line cut out but Saul was pleased. He'd found a opponent who would put up a fight. "Inform the fleet to carry out the attack, Captain Yula."

"Yes, General."

Slowly the massive Hutt fleet sped toward the GAN's awaiting leviathons. The sensor screens constantly spilled through the data, ticking away the moments before each fleet entered firing range.

"Captain Yula, you may fire as soon as the Xim is in range."

At over 3,000 meters in length, the Xim was an impressive dreadnaught. It's long range turbo laser battery was a mere 56 guns, yet the sheer size of the ship and its energy core allowed it a superior range to that of smaller sized warships.

Thus it was the Xim who would fire the first shots of the battle.

And may it fire the last. Saul thought to himself.

He watched as the violet beams of the long range turbolasers opened fire across the great gulf between the two forces. It took several seconds for the lasers to hit their targets. At this range the beams didn't do any significant damage, however they would certainly put a dint in the enemy's morale. It was not often that Galactic Alliance Navy went up against a ship with superior technology.

First the Destiny and now the Xim. Oho ho, how the word will spread: the enemy has better tech than us. That thought brought a smile to Saul's concealed face. If thoughts like that began to spread, he could only imagine what would happen when the Paladins and Hapans attacked their flank with complete surprise.


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Weapons/Accessories: Hutt Battle Armor (has integral droid translator, datapad,
two wrist mounted blasters, and an E-web heavy repeating blaster mounted on shoulder)
and a Phrik Power Lance (like a Force Pike)
Credits: 1106 Ship: Iron Toad - Hutt Battleship Current Status: Nar Shaddaa
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Raza Sebatyne
Posted: Aug 20 2010, 11:37 AM


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Group: Paladin Jedi
Posts: 43
Member No.: 34
Joined: 30-August 09



It didn't take long for the battle to heat up, however, the Galactic Alliance was ill prepared for the surprise Jedi attack.

"Space Eater on your six." Raza juked the stick and throttled his Yoda-class starfighter into a belly bursting roll. "Thiz one haz you covered."

With a squeeze, dozens of ruby lasers spewed out into space like a flaming tongue lashing out at a fleeing X-wing. The XT4 banked left at the last instance, but crashed into a swarm of burning energy. The ship blew up in a blossom of flame.

"Tail Two, you are clear."

Around them was a massive cloud of activity. Starfighters chasing starfighters, dreadnaughts and destroyers slugging it out at close quarters and at a distance, and mad bombers zooming as fast as they can to unleash a payload of deadly ordinance.

The Battle of Taanab was now at its climax. From here the victor would be chosen, one way or another.


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Jagged Antilles
Posted: Aug 26 2010, 06:53 AM


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With a “pop” Twin Suns burst out of hyperspace and right on the tail – no pun intended – of Raza’s barabel squadron went into a slashing run, cutting a swath through the GA starfighters. This was no Rishi Maze battle, but the GA fleet was still caught by surprise with this attack on their flank. Still, the advantage of surprise wasn’t going to last much longer, and as Twin Suns regrouped on the other side, Jag counted heads so to speak: all starfighters accounted for; so far so good.

As he recommitted his squadron to the fight Jag knew it was going to be sure enough furball from here on out. They still had one advantage; those crystal-Jedi interfaces. And “his” Jedi would not leave their wingmates’ sides. With his own Jedi wingmate right beside him Jag accelerated back into the battle. He shoved aside any apprehension over Kiera because that was deadly indulgence he couldn’t afford. Besides, he wrung at least concession from her. If things got really, really bad, Kiera was to get clear and jump back into the Consortium.

Of course, he’d had to promise her the same thing. Oh well, such was marriage.


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Accessory(ies): None
Weapon(s): SP-44 Heavy Pistol, vibro knife
Droid(s): Spectre, N7 Astromech
Credits: 0
Ship(s): Phoenix
Current Status: Rishi Maze

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Saul
Posted: Sep 1 2010, 09:06 AM


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Group: Hutt
Posts: 32
Member No.: 10
Joined: 11-November 08



The battle was getting serious now as both sides were now fully engaged. With the added punch of the Jedi and Hapan flank attack, the Coalition had the edge. However, the GAN was not out of this fight yet. Saul admired how well they worked together, the unison and precision with which the GAN ships shifted their forces where they were most needed.

Yet that cohesion was making this battle a costly one. Or at least it would.

"It's time, Captain Yula. Unleash the Tra'cors."

"Yes sir."

Now Saul would see how well his secret weapon would work out. Outside the viewport was a Champio-class cruiser, a moderately sized Hutt warship without a true GAN counterpart. It wasn't as heavily armed as the Bothan Assault Cruisers, nor was it as lightly armed as the Rovei-class frigates. The Champio was designed for speed and firepower with the ability to actually charge into close range with heavy shielding, then shift all power to SRT batteries.

Throughout the Hutt fleet, dozens and dozens of Champio cruisers lurched forward, darting toward the GAN formations.

Saul watched carefully. Up until this point, he had kept the Champio's back in a support role, using them as ill suited anti-starfighter frigates. Months of preparation had gone into this moment. Untold amounts of credits and resources.

Then the first GAN batteries engaged the rushing Champio's.

"Captain, is it working?"

Captain Yula walked over to the tactical station and conferred with the chief tactical officer as live data fed back over the screens. Another minute passed. Anxious, Saul slithered over to the station.

Captain Yula looked over. "So far so good."

"Excellent."

Outside, the GAN came keel-to-keel for the first time with Mandalorin armored Hutt warships.

The battle had turned.


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Weapons/Accessories: Hutt Battle Armor (has integral droid translator, datapad,
two wrist mounted blasters, and an E-web heavy repeating blaster mounted on shoulder)
and a Phrik Power Lance (like a Force Pike)
Credits: 1106 Ship: Iron Toad - Hutt Battleship Current Status: Nar Shaddaa
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Raza Sebatyne
Posted: Sep 15 2010, 07:39 AM


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Group: Paladin Jedi
Posts: 43
Member No.: 34
Joined: 30-August 09



Raza watched with surprise as the Hutt vessels made an enormous push into the GA lines. He spotted numerous GA ships taking heavy fire and falling out of formation. It was such a drastic change that he had to snap himself away and refocus on the starfighters around him, especially the X-wing that was currently chewing up his shields.

Banking hard to left, then rapidly changing direction and speed, he managed to gain some space between him and his pursuer. Checking the scope, Raza couldn't pick out the X-wing that was chasing him.

Finding another moment to reflect on the battle, Raza determined that the Hutts must have pulled something off to gain such an advantage. There was no doubt now that the battle was in there favor.

A whining alarm on his dash alerted him that a missile was incoming. Somewhere out there that X-wing was still hunting him.

Gunning the throttle, Raza looped Space Eater into a mad twirl. The missile was closing fast. He prepped the countermeasures and nervously waited for the perfect moment.

That's when the X-wing opened up with a quad burst of laser fire.

No time for perfection. Raza hit the button and release a dozen floating spheres behind his starfighter. The orbs minimal seeking systems drifted toward the missile and exploded into clouds of chaf.

Slicing through the debris, the armor capped missile continued on its course.

Thiz iz new. Worry was creeping over Raza's scaled face. Juking away from another burst of laser fire, he slipped and threw the ship into the wrong direction, his shields screaming from the hits.

Now his ship was lit up and wailing. Shieldz down...one engine out...not good.

"Tailz, thiz iz Tail Leader. I'm hit. Prey on my heelz. Could uze some help."


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Kiera Antilles
Posted: Sep 15 2010, 08:22 AM


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Kiera didn’t bother using her com; she just sent reassurance to Saba through the Force as she put the delta through a seemingly impossible turn. It took Jag a second or two longer, but then he was right on her wing. They closed in on the X-wing harassing Raza. As Jag locked onto it, Kiera slipped ahead and behind the missile, fired her lasers and the missile detonated in a blinding light. She’d cut it close and the delta was momentarily buffet by the shock but her shields held, and anyway she and her ship and the Force were so intertwined that Kiera knew everything would be fine.

In a split second and out of nowhere her danger sensed shrieked and several things happened at once and instantaneously. Her EV suit activated as she ejected, the missile hit her delta and Jag hit the Xwing. The space around Kiera exploded, and shock waves sent her tumbling. Kiera witnessed it all unfold in slow motion, but that too lasted for mere seconds before everything went black and she was gone.


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Accessories: silver ring with a rainbow gem; holocron
Weapons: lightsaber powered with a yellow Ilum crystal
Droid: astromech N7
Credits: 1200
Ships: The Phoenix, freighter
Current Status: Rishi Maze

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Saul
Posted: Sep 21 2010, 01:10 PM


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Group: Hutt
Posts: 32
Member No.: 10
Joined: 11-November 08



The battle waged on as Hutt cruisers and dreadnaughts tore into the GAN 3rd Fleet while Hapan ships sliced into their flank along with a deadly array of Paladin starfighters.

Saul watched as clouds of starfighters swam around the lumbering capital ships. Here and there a cruiser took a nasty blow. Dropping out of formation, the nearby starfighters took it as invitation to attack, and soon the weakened cruiser became a dead one. And though this was happening on both sides, it was primarily the GAN who were losing the ships.

The Hutt stirred within his own thoughts as he reflected on the outcome. It had little to do with skill or numbers or superior technology. His victory today was largely due to surprise. First off, he surprised them with his initial arrival, it was doubtful they expected the Coalition to take the offensive. Secondly, there was the flank attack from Hapes, though that would have been something he himself would of expected, the real clincher was his timing. By waiting till after full engagement, he drew the GAN away from protecting that vulnerable corridor. And of course the Tra'cors had played their part.

He sighed. His warm breath fogged up the lenses of his helmet, forcing the internal climate vents to kick on. An irritating second later, he returned his gaze to the battle. There wasn't much for him to do at this point. He wasn't about to micromanage his forces. All his commanders knew what to do, and the Jedi and Hapans were doing quite well on their own.

So he reclined within his armor, sitting back on his tail, and waited for the battle to resolve.

"Sir," Captain Yula intruded, "the GAN's flagship just went super-critical. Someone cracked their power core."

The screen shifted to Admiral Dedrianna's Remnant-class cruiser. A brilliant white line was zigzagging out from its belly, slowly cracking the ship open. In one brilliant instant the entire ship was engulfed in a cloud of white energy like brilliant star.

Then the star died just as violently sending a shockwave into all the surrounding ships.

The Xim was too far away to feel even a tremor.

Saul turned toward the communication pit, but there were no pleas of surrender. A quick look at the tactical display showed GAN ships breaking off.

"They're withdrawing." He noted aloud. "Captain, send out a fleet wide order. Have our forces hold fire against all withdrawing GAN ships." He lowered his voice. "Let them be."

As the fire died down, the GAN ships quickened their escape. Perhaps it was bad form to let a defeated enemy escape, but in war the cred chip always had two sides, and Saul preferred this one. It seemed like the right thing to do, even if it came back to haunt him.

"Captain Yula, have our ships begin picking up the wounded and EV's, theirs and ours. See if we can have the Jedi lead the efforts. The Force should be quite useful here."

"Yes, my emperor."

Time to gather the dead and find the living.


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Weapons/Accessories: Hutt Battle Armor (has integral droid translator, datapad,
two wrist mounted blasters, and an E-web heavy repeating blaster mounted on shoulder)
and a Phrik Power Lance (like a Force Pike)
Credits: 1106 Ship: Iron Toad - Hutt Battleship Current Status: Nar Shaddaa
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