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x GOU It Would Be A Shame If Anything Were To Happen To It
   o All ships in range of Pargeon territories
As you may have heard, hostilities are imminent on and around Deslan, in the Pargeon territories. We'll need any warships in range to show up.

x ROU Because Reasons
En route.

x LCU Not On Impact
I'm on the way.

x LOU The Probable Outcome Is Failure
So am I.

x Ue Curiosity Core
Wouldn't miss it! I'll be there soon.

x GOU It Would Be A Shame If Anything Were To Happen To It
Curiosity, I specified warships. Last I heard, you were entirely demilitarized.

x Ue Curiosity Core
Yes, but there will be plenty of firepower in the area. I'll be fine.

x GOU It Would Be A Shame If Anything Were To Happen To It
You'll be in the way! There will be enough to do without also needing to protect a defenseless ship and its thousands of passengers!

x Ue Curiosity Core
I’ll hang out behind the rest of you, my passengers and I just want to keep an eye on the participating ships.

x GOU It Would Be A Shame If Anything Were To Happen To It
Standing behind the targets at a shooting range is not a safe location, Curiosity!

x LOU The Probable Outcome Is Failure
   o LCU Not On Impact
Hey, why does Curiosity Core want to fling itself into a war zone anyway?

x LCU Not On Impact
It's full of shipspotters.

x LOU The Probable Outcome Is Failure
Full of what?

x LCU Not On Impact
Humans and drones that make a hobby of trying to see, with their own eyes or sensors, as many ships as they can. They've got little books listing ships and they put checkmarks next to our names. I’m pretty sure Curiosity itself is keeping its own list, too.

x LOU The Probable Outcome Is Failure
Oh, so if there's a major conflict and hundreds of warships are showing up from all over, they won't want to miss the opportunity.  Given the strength of the opposition, this may actually be the last chance to see some of us.

x LCU Not On Impact
Yeah, so it wants to come to the battlefield despite the danger and inconvenience. Curiosity was demilitarized when it went Eccentric and only has the shields necessary to be safe from space debris.

x LOU The Probable Outcome Is Failure
You know, I might have a solution, since It Would Be A Shame doesn't seem to be making much progress in the main channel.

x LCU Not On Impact
Go for it! It Would Be A Shame should be coordinating this war effort, not arguing with a tourist.

x GOU It Would Be A Shame If Anything Were To Happen To It
    o Pargeon-area ships
...so an enemy ship could use you as a shield, or...

x LOU The Probable Outcome Is Failure
Ahem. Curiosity, have any of your passengers spotted VFP I Was Never Here yet?

x Ue Curiosity Core
Are you joking? I Was Never Here? The ship that doesn't slow down enough to be seen when delivering messages, and that otherwise hides somewhere in interstellar space? The unspottable? Of course not!

x LOU The Probable Outcome Is Failure
I served with it in the Olivian action, before it was demilitarized. I have heard that it actually needs some repairs and is planning to spend about 10 hours at Viele orbital starting in 3 days.

x Ue Curiosity Core
It will take me 3 days to get to Viele. You're not just pulling my effector field here?

x LOU The Probable Outcome Is Failure
Can you afford to doubt me?

x Ue Curiosity Core
A chance to spot Never Here… I really can't. I'll see you all another time.  Try to survive!  Bye!

x GOU It Would Be A Shame If Anything Were To Happen To It
   o LOU The Probable Outcome Is Failure
That was magnificent, Probable Outcome. Did you make it up, or will Never Here actually show?

x LOU The Probable Outcome Is Failure
Oh, it'll be there. I knew it needed some supplies and it owes me a favor so I dropped it a line - it's actually farther from Viele than we are now but it'll enjoy racing Curiosity.

x GOU It Would Be A Shame If Anything Were To Happen To It
Well, now I owe you a favor instead. If we don’t die here.

x LOU The Probable Outcome Is Failure
Good luck to us both then.