Deflate somewhat at thisTalvieno wrote: ↑Fri Aug 02, 2019 2:59 pm"So. As to the details: For the rover, there are no 'ancient alien tombs'." This is directed specifically at Buck. "It's an untouched, uninhabited world. No dangerous fauna, either. I do, however, want you to teach them a lesson they won't soon forget: 'You don't steal from Mokila.' You know... rough them up a bit. Make them regret it, but don't destroy them outright. It's all legal - it was part of the contract when they signed it." He gives an amused, in-joke sort of smile. "As to the evacuation, all they want you to do is protect the landing pad and the path there from the base. You should be able to handle it - after all, you escaped the surface of Nanyej, so the Nemesis clearly has some ability to handle high-G environments. You actually might be better suited for it than anyone else I have on hand."
"Huh... you'd think they'd want such a fancy piece o' tech for somethin' 'specially dangerous."
Rub my chin, but perk up at the notion of roughing up aliens and getting paid handsomely for it
"So we can smash shit up, take anythin' that has value n' ain't bolted to the ground, n' kill anyone that puts up a fight n' ain't too important? Just not, like, nuke the place or somethin'? I've dun' did some o' these kinds o' jobs in the past, n' some people have different meanings to the word "rough up". Just makin' sure we're on the same page?"
I'd imagine that a squid would require particular bloodlust in such a task