<<New mission! Albiet no site update as of yet.
Hope this will do for now though...>>
Date: 30th of December, 2085
After finally being cleared by the doctor to active duty, Oskari shook his head a little bit as the first soldier entered the briefing room. A lot of Tranquility's manpower was knocked out of action after the last mission, where Blue Team fought in a city district filled with mutants and alien refugees from the once crucial alien base nearby.
A long wait was in order for Tranquility Base and X-Com in general and still it seemed as if it was not quite enough, since many soldiers were still suffering wounds, that did not allow them to participate today. Nonetheless it was not as if today would be a day for a big operation. Just the kind of thing to awaken the troops after some time of inactivity...
"Okay. I know that you're worried since we're already undermanned and the risk grows even greater with so few soldiers on this mission. However Earth Force has this time given us 100% assurance that this mission should be alien free."
A soldier grumbled slightly, since he had heard of "blue milk runs" like this during this campagin that went awry real fast. Viktor continued:
"South west of our position, and of the town's position nearby us, lies a valley in which a good amount of mines and excavation operations were underway until, of course, the alien invasion. Earth Force could not abtain these mines before, due to the alien base that was active before, but now that we've taken it out these mines are ours for the taking. Nonetheless Earth Force is cautious and knowing our precarious position at the moment have decided to assign us the task of performing recon on all of these mines. Now they assure us that the chance of aliens guarding the mines is next to naught, since they were well hidden and no alien activity whatsoever had been detected there before. So all things considered this seems like an easy mission for once.
Our tasks are obvious. We enter the mine complex from one of the entrances and proceed to clear the tunnels underground. Come upon anything worth of interest that you can transport into the SkyHawk and it's ours. Our weaponry and equipment will be of a light nature due to the recon nature of this mission and also two Earth Force soldiers will assist us because of our undermanned nature. Any questions?"
Harris then lifted his hand:
"Yes sir. Since it's just you and me on this mission do you want me to update our KIA status on the roster after or before the mission?" snickering slightly with a hint of disbelief afterwards.
Oskari sighed as he centered on the ONLY soldier that was actually present and replied in a defensive tone of voice:
"Well it WAS a good speech I planned for today now, WASN'T it?!?"
<<Heh heh. Couldn't resist adding this end.