Episode 3 - Losing Mission 2A - Hiding the Firekka

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Hiding the Firekka
Date 2668.358.0544
Fighter Rapier
Wingmen Longshot and Explorer
Other Friendly Ships 1 wing of Stilettos, 1 Venture-class corvette
Objectives
  • Primary
    • Defend the Firekka
  • Secondary
    • Defend the Drake
Previous Episode 3 - Losing Mission 1 - Scouting Ahead
Next Episode 3 - Losing Mission 3A - Capship Strike



Preflight Conversations

Briefing

Thanks to your work, Captain, the Kilrathi don't know where we are right now. Of course, it's just a matter of time before they realise those patrols aren't coming home, and then they'll throw everything they've got into this area. So, our best chance is to make a run for the asteroid belt before they catch on. Your people will fly escort as we move through these three navpoints. With any luck, though, enemy activity will be non-existent.

Mission Layout

Player Notes

This is a capship escort mission. The player flies a Rapier with Longshot and Explorer as wingmen. A wing of Stilettos aids in the escort. There are three nav points along the route to the jump point. The Firekka must survive.

Ejection means rescue.

Nav 1 is devoid of any enemies.

Nav 2 only contains asteroids.

At Nav 3 you encounter a dense asteroid field along with a strange contact. It is a Shok’lar Stealth Fighter. You are able to chase it for a short period, but unable to catch it. You are given new orders to escort the Drake after the Shok’lar in hopes of stopping it from reporting on the Firekka.

Nav 4 contains a short conversation and then a recall order. The Shok’lar has made its way for the Sirius jump point, it is time to return to the Firekka.

This mission is always a success.