Outland Mining - Flight 0619 - Blue Star Pirates

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Outland Mining - Flight 0619 - Blue Star Pirates

Post by Master Buggie » Fri Jun 07, 2019 3:57 pm

"Feels good to be back," Storm's deep voice rumbled through the comm, as the Action V heavy transport Outland 02 pulled away from the repair dock.

Buggie flew alongside the fully repaired hauler in his StarViper-class attack platform. Both vessels rose through the atmosphere of the planet they had sent the twin transports of Outland Transport to in order to be repaired, and Buggie quietly reflected that it would feel much better once they had Outland 01 back in action. Since Outland 01 was piloted by a droid crew and since the navigation was slaved to its twin's, it had fallen under a greater condition of disrepair after Buggie and Storm had been ambushed near Seeratter. Buggie had done all he could to patch the wounds that the ship had suffered, but matters had progressed to the point where the ship was unsafe to be flying any longer. As a result, it remained in holding until it's extensive repairs could be completed. In the meantime, Storm and Buggie planned to take Outland Transport's single freighter on a journey to accumulate some income with which to help pay for the costly fixes.

"Ready for the jump," Storm commed once the vessels had reached the outer limits of the planet's gravity well.

Once the coordinates had been transmitted, Buggie confirmed and, together, the ships jumped to lightspeed to their destination.
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Transport Vessels:
Action V Transport Outland 02 - 320 RU

Escort Vessels:
StarViper-class attack platform

Pilots:
Action V Transport Outland 02 - 3x RX-24 Pilot Droids
StarViper-class attack platform - Master Buggie; 1x RX-24 Pilot Droid
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Re: Outland Mining - Flight 0619 - Blue Star Pirates

Post by Neive Undant » Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:39 pm

“Imperial intelligence doesn’t lie, the verpine that you’ve been looking for should be on his way to you momentarily.”

Prazutis quietly sat in the pilot seat of his Trilon aggressor, with a droid pilot on his ETA 2-class not far from him. A transport with a single escort vessel was an easy target, but hearing that the verpine was aboard one of the vessels piqued Prazutis’ interest more than anything. Although he had been disappointed by the Imperial intelligence before, he knew they wouldn’t lead him astray a second time.

“Just know that the cargo they are carrying is extremely valuable. The moff of the sector was adamant about sending our best agent on the mission.”

Prazutis didn’t care about the possible riches of the endeavor. Just hearing that the Jedi that he had encountered on Cato would be on this vessel gave him cause to be aboard. But now? All he could do was wait, and hope that the Verpine’s course was set through his current location.

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ETA 2-class interceptor
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Trilon aggressor
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Re: Outland Mining - Flight 0619 - Blue Star Pirates

Post by Master Buggie » Wed Jun 26, 2019 1:42 pm

((OOC: Ben notified me on June 15th that the interception attempt failed. Convoy proceeds as planned.))

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Re: Outland Mining - Flight 0619 - Blue Star Pirates

Post by Master Buggie » Sat Jun 29, 2019 3:49 am

Vakkar was but a distant memory as it faded against the backdrop of deep space. Outland Transport had conducted their pick-up of cargo and now a course had been set to depart the Imperial system. While Storm was nearby Vakkar, Buggie had to lay low and keep his distance from the usual traffic routes, as a StarViper-class attack platform would bring all kinds of attention, especially so deep within Imperial space. He had lingered beyond sensor range of any of the system's main routes, but had kept his navigation locked in to make a quick rescue in the event that anything went wrong. Fortunately, everything had proceeded smoothly, and the two pirates were retreating from the system with their cargo intact.

At the far edge of Buggie's sensor range, he detected a pair of older starfighters coming out of hyperspace but paid them no mind. In reality, these were Imperial agents who had been fed information on Buggie and Storm's activity. Without any reason for suspicion, and since the starfighters had not picked up on their presence, Buggie and Storm carried on without giving the ships a second thought.

As the two ships, escort and transport, entered hyperspace, they planned a short jump to the Palanhi system, where they would continue on down the Namadii Corridor, all the way to Coruscant. The Blue Star Pirate operations on Coruscant required the goods that Outland Transport had strapped down within its cargo holds, and good money awaited Buggie and Storm for another successful run-- provided they could get there in one piece.
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Re: Outland Mining - Flight 0619 - Blue Star Pirates

Post by Master Buggie » Sat Jun 29, 2019 8:09 pm

The junction of the Shwuy Exchange and the Namadii Corridor at Palanhi was another waypoint that could have caused a world of trouble for the two pirates. An Imperial banking world, Palanhi was known for its frequent undersea volcanic eruptions that led to the formation of small islands on the planet's surface. One such eruption had taken place shortly before Buggie and Storm had arrived outside the planet's orbit, according to a broadwave transmission being sent from the planet's surface. It appeared, based on the contents of the transmission, that the eruption had disrupted an undersea drilling operation. As a result, more attention was being paid to that matter than the policing of the nearby space traffic. It was enough for Buggie to slip through in the Outland 02's sensor shadow until they had reached the navigation beacon which would carry them down the Namadii Corridor to Coruscant.

It had taken a little bit of creative flying, and Buggie breathed a sigh of relief at the hyperdrive activating, carrying him away from any potential danger or Imperial involvement. Unless any of the systems leading to Coruscant were interdicted, matters seemed to be well in hand for another successful delivery.
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Re: Outland Mining - Flight 0619 - Blue Star Pirates

Post by Master Buggie » Sat Jun 29, 2019 8:22 pm

Galactic Alliance patrol craft slowly puttered by the traffic queue outside of Coruscant. Buggie tilted his StarViper-class attack platform's S-foils at the patrol craft, acknowledging them, and was greeted back with a flash of one of the ship's lights. That was the most significant event that Buggie had seen in the past few hours after arriving into Coruscant's orbit. Normally, in the long hours of being trapped in the waiting lines to pass through Coruscant's multi-level shield aperture, Buggie could occupy himself with other activity on the relative freedom that the Outland 02 offered. Here, within the cockpit of his starfighter, stretching his legs was even a luxury that was not fully afforded to him.

On the bright side, nothing much could go wrong from this point, and he and Storm had been in little danger throughout the journey. There was not much more to ask for in this line of work than one's own safety. As well, Outland 01 would be back and functional from its stint in the repair bay, which would double the hauling capacity that had been afforded to this cargo run. He hadn't yet received orders for where he would be going next month, but he was certain that journey through the spacelanes would being about its own adventures.
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