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I have updated my most recent post. I didn't quite jump my ship out of the system yet so that you guys have time to react. Please let me know if anything else needs to be cleaned up. This looks better, gentlemen. We'll see how it ends up.

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good work Q.

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Insurgent Commander Canshow

ICV-Daedalus/Prometheus

Previously,Commander Tek ordered Stormhammer out of the system via direct long-range hyperjump, intending to emerge somewhere in the Krynon starsystem.

Ashley,"The Stormhammer has entered a long-range hyperjump. Your orders?"

Canshow,"Let 'em go. We can't make that jump from our current supplies from both vessels."

Security Cameras at shuttle-bay one, had caught Aerov's men smuggling in half of the current ships fuel aboard. Which, would have given them the capability of that long hyperjump.

"Set Course for Anits in the Trenis system. We have some things to do.And order the Prometheus the same."

"Yes Sir"

So jumpgate after wormhole, it took a total of about two hours to get to Anits, both ships had multiple delays and problems with multiple intruders on the way, no one was severly hurt.

Ashley,"We've arived at Anits. Your orders?"

Canshow stepped onto the bridge.

"Request docking permission. After we have docked, both crews will be dismissed."

Ashley,"Yes sir."...

"Docking Permission granted for both ships."

Commander Canshow headed over to head engineer of the station in orbit around Anits.

"What can i do for you Commander Canshow?"

"Hi. I need you to resupply ICV-Daedalus's mineral bays and supplies as full as they can get.Also, i am in needing to make a few rush orders."

"What are they?"

Canshow thought for a minute.

"I need a rush order for the following equipment.x2 TRELLIS,x2 NUMEGA,x2 LINEAR SPEC IV,x2 TITANIUM LEVEL V. I want ICV-Daedalus fitted with one of each. And i need the ICV-prometheus to be re-built into a Battlecruiser MK.l Heavy carrier, which will also be a rush order."

The head engineer went on the computer for a moment and then wrote on a peice of paper.

"Ok, we can deliver equipment, it will take a day for it to arrive here. As for the re-building of Prometheus, it will take a week for rush order.But it will cost extra"

Canshow only had 650,200,000 credits. He had some good luck fortunatly.

"Um..alright. Whats the total of everything?"

"Around 350 million. The Rush order will cost an extra 100."

"Done."

The credits were automatically transfered out of his account.

He also sent 85 million credits to the spectre fleet as a sign of support.

Canshow took the liberty of picking Prometheus's new crew after the rebuilt. He got his own crew back.

In the mean time, Canshow sent a sub-space message to the Insurgent Command.

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From Commander Canshow

To Insurgent Command

Subject: Days off.

Hello Admirals and Commanders of Insurgent Command. Im sending you this letter to tell you that i will be taking some time off to myself. This may sound like i have a big ego but, i think i did a good job defending Pravis from Earthcom. The ICV-Prometheus will be out of service for one week, but ICV-Daedalus will be on stand by. I am also transfering 85 million credits to the fleet to help. And it would be great if i can have an escort fleet standing by at the Anits Starstation. Thank you, and have a good day,

Regards,

Commander Canshow.

Spectre Fleet.

P.S. May i request my rank?

-----------------------------------

So, canshow went to rest, and left his com. on, to be there if he was needed.

[/RP]

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good work Q.

[RP]

Insurgent Commander Canshow

ICV-Daedalus/Prometheus

Previously,Commander Tek ordered Stormhammer out of the system via direct long-range hyperjump, intending to emerge somewhere in the Krynon starsystem.

Ashley,"The Stormhammer has entered a long-range hyperjump. Your orders?"

Canshow,"Let 'em go. We can't make that jump from our current supplies from both vessels."

Security Cameras at shuttle-bay one, had caught Aerov's men smuggling in half of the current ships fuel aboard. Which, would have given them the capability of that long hyperjump.

"Order both, the ICV-Daedalus and ICV-Prometheus to dock at the Insurgent Pravis Capital's RC328106's starbase"

"Yes Sir"

Canshow had to get both of his Vessels docked. They both needed repairs, re-fueling, and maximum supplies that the ships could carry in their cargo holds.

It took less than 6 minutes until both Insurgent vessels had docked.

Commander Canshow, took the liability of picking the new Crew of ICV-Prometheus, while returning his crew back to the Daedalus.

He had appointed Commander Field, to command the Prometheus, but Canshow, made the ICV-Daedalus his flag-ship, and the Prometheus his one-ship fleet and escort. And he was also thinking he deserved a promotion.

Commander Canshow, also in the next couple of days, had ordered the Prometheus to be re-built into a Heavy Carrier, and to be fitted with the best equipment and upgrades, Pravis Station had to offer.

"Commander Canshow to Insurgent Command at RC328106. Requesting that 12 FC be guarding both this city, and the jumpgate in space. We dont want any visiters to go unnoticed.And also ordering a special shipment labeled HC-218 to be delivered from the Pravis Station.

"This is Insurgent Command at RC328106. Your request has been accepted.Who sh-"

Canshow spoke, again and cut off the base, "I will pay for the services and equipment."

"FC's launched.Shipments' ETA is 15 minutes. Have a good day Commander."

Soon, both ships were the strongest Heavy-Carriers there were without the use of artifacts. The intelligence of both crews were of the highest, and all were well-trained, out of Canshows own credits.

Canshow had given his crews a couple days off. All crews were ordered to stand-by to Admiral ShoHashi's orders.Commander Canshow pledged his full loyalty into the Insurgent fleet, and would follow any commands that were ordered by Admiral ShoHashi, and his Commanders.

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Hope we can all get on livechat and see where this RP can head :)>

None of us has specified exactly what class of super cruiser Prometheus is. I say you decide, canshow. You can have it be a Starcarrier, Warmonger, any super cruiser class you like. Upgrades? Refits? Well let's see.

Pravis, and the rest of Cyrian, is Mandorian territory, not Insurgent. They allow Spectre Fleet to have only a limited number of small outposts, not any large installations (starstations, starbases) - except New Frontier. The Mandorian government charges the Insurgent Central Command a high rent for each outpost and a steep lease for New Frontier. So Pravis does not have any Insurgent starbase, just several Man/Mil starbases. To do what Commander canshow asked, the Mandorians would charge far more than Spectre Fleet would at its own bases. New Frontier is equipped for full cap craft refits, but brand new starship construction is best left to the Insurgent space-born shipyards at Spectre HQ starstation in orbit of Anits/Trenis, in Credian territory. Insurgents don't really have territory of their own at all.

The only way to enlarge a super cruiser into a heavy carrier, as you suggest, would be to completely dismantle the whole cruiser, add at least another three or four times that amount of hull material and carrier componentry, then reassemble the whole mess back up into a full on heavy carrier. That's about as practical as 'upgrading' a Chevy Avalanche into an M-1 Tank. It'd be better to scrap the original ship and just request a bigger one from the Insurgent shipyards. I don't see how ICC would approve either option, even if canshow could pay out of pocket. Plus you made it sound like it'd only take a few days. Such a task would take a thousand experienced engineers two weeks working day and night. It would divert too much material and manpower from other urgent projects.

What about a refit for ICV Prometheus? If it's just modernizing current systems without adding other capabilities, that should be fine. canshow will still need either ShoHashi's approval of Fleet funds and refit schedule, or he'll need to swallow the cost himself. Even if canshow has supplemental income, that's still a heafty chunk of credits for an individual Insurgent commander.

On top of that, there's no telling when Fleet Command will order ICV Daedalus on another mission. canshow wouldn't be able to adequately supervise the refit procedure.

If canshow is a true Insurgent then even ICV Daedalus is not his personal starship at all; it belongs to The Insurgents as a whole who entrust it to canshow to carry out ICC's orders. No Insurgent may keep (for himself) what he uses Fleet resources to acquire, not without special permission.

Acquiring Insurgent personnel over and beyond the amount authorized for an Insurgent heavy carrier is entirely out of canshow's control.

I suggest you simply drop off ICV Prometheus at New Frontier and request new orders.

Sho, I could have sent this as a PM, but I wanted you to see and critique it since it's your Alliance we're talking about.

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[snip]

"Set Course for Anits in the Trenis system. We have some things to do.And order the Prometheus the same."

[snip]

"Hi. I need you to resupply ICV-Daedalus's mineral bays and supplies as full as they can get.Also, i am in needing to make a few rush orders."

"What are they?"

Canshow thought for a minute.

"I need a rush order for the following equipment.x2 TRELLIS,x2 NUMEGA,x2 LINEAR SPEC IV,x2 TITANIUM LEVEL V. I want ICV-Daedalus fitted with one of each. And i need the ICV-prometheus to be re-built into a Battlecruiser MK.l Heavy carrier, which will also be a rush order."

The head engineer went on the computer for a moment and then wrote on a peice of paper.

"Ok, we can deliver equipment, it will take a day for it to arrive here. As for the re-building of Prometheus, it will take a week for rush order.But it will cost extra"

Canshow only had 650,200,000 credits. He had some good luck fortunatly.

"Um..alright. Whats the total of everything?"

"Around 350 million. The Rush order will cost an extra 100."

"Done."

[snip]

[/RP]

This, version two of your post, is a lot better - more believable. :) Good work, canshow!

Set Course for Anits in the Trenis system. We have some things to do.And order the Prometheus the same.

This is fine for the moment because canshow is only using his assigned crew for both Daedalus and Prometheus. Once the current mission ends, canshow will report to his superiors for debriefing. After that, Insurgent Central Command will repossess Prometheus and give it's command to one of the many Insurgent Commanders on Spectre Fleet's waiting list for a ship of their own to command. canshow shouldn't get two ships if other Insurgents, of the same rank, get none. The only way for canshow to keep Prometheus beyond the current mission is for Sho, the player, to Role-Play ShoHashi, the character, giving Commander canshow command of a second ship, additional crew as needed, and the appropriate rank to command two starships, an Insurgent Captain I believe. If that happens, only then can canshow request that Prometheus be rebuilt into a heavy carrier. You made a good case for canshow being able to afford it. :) But it won't matter if canshow pays for it if ShoHashi can't spare the manpower.

As for the re-building of Prometheus, it will take a week for rush order.But it will cost extra

A lot extra! If that week includes the one day to ship parts (they can start tearing the cruiser apart while waiting) it only leaves six days for principal construction of the Battlecruiser Mark One. If it takes one thousand engineers fourteen days, you'd need about 2300 engineers for six days. See what I mean? It doesn't matter if canshow pays for the rebuild. Only ShoHashi can ok that much manpower.

---------------------------------------------------------------

From Commander Canshow

To Insurgent Command

Subject: Days off.

Hello Admirals and Commanders of Insurgent Command. Im sending you this letter to tell you that i will be taking some time off to myself. This may sound like i have a big ego but, i think i did a good job defending Pravis from Earthcom. The ICV-Prometheus will be out of service for one week, but ICV-Daedalus will be on stand by. I am also transfering 85 million credits to the fleet to help. And it would be great if i can have an escort fleet standing by at the Anits Starstation. Thank you, and have a good day,

Regards,

Commander Canshow.

Spectre Fleet.

P.S. May i request my rank?

-----------------------------------

Admiral ShoHashi might grant Canshow's request for time off. But the rest of the message looks quite presumptious. ICV Daedalus' refitting looks fine. :) Let's wait on Prometheus until Sho posts next. :)

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I'd like to formally wrap this up and thank players and readers alike for your participation. A follow-on story is in the pipeline. Anyone is welcome to beat me to the chase and post a new thread before I do.

'Till next time!

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I'd like to formally wrap this up and thank players and readers alike for your participation.

Thank you, Quazar.

-Sho

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And thank you Quazar for picking up my slack. Deepest apologies for bailing on you again. Yer the best man! Great read. You all did a fantastic job.

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You're welcome, Tek. Nothing to forgive. Thank you, I'm glad you enjoyed the story. It was a lot of fun for all of us.

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And then he fades back into the night like some cyber ninja :biggrinsanta:

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And then he fades back into the night like some cyber ninja :biggrinsanta:

Yeah, he did...didn't he? :)

-Sho

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Boy you guys know how to pique my interest. :looksaround: Note: I will advance my rank in my sig each time I post until I find a happy level.

Where have I been, Sho? It's complicated, PM me if you want to know more. So canshow, you wanna go?!? :) Tek? Sho? What about you two? Care to write another venture in the stars with me?

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Now to reiterate: If Sho, Tek, and canshow, and/or any three users post their interest in playing a new RP in this thread before sunday aug 23, then I will look into a new RP mission.

BTW, I've now advanced my sig rank sufficiently for the moment.

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Tek? Sho? What about you two? Care to write another venture in the stars with me?

I'm interested, Quazar.

-Sho

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