Twitter: https://twitter.com/MercCommandMissed past threads? Catch them here:http://suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com/archive.html?tags=pararescue+witchesOther Quests:http://suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com/archive.html?tags=Valkyrian%20Mercs%20Quest (Complete)http://suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com/archive.html?tags=Magical%20Girl%20Hunter%20Quest (Complete)http://suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com/archive.html?tags=gundam+build+fighters+quest (Complete)http://suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com/archive.html?tags=Cyberpunk%20Idol%20Management%20Quest (Running)http://suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com/archive.html?tags=Endless+Sky+Ace+Combat+Quest (Running)You are Captain WILLIAM PIERCE, a combat rescue officer of the United States Air Force.Right now, you were watching six Overlord class tanks, plus innumerable smaller Chinese armored vehicles, bearing down straight toward the thinly held Marine battle line. This was... pretty serious."Captain? Captain!" Hessler's voice cries out. "What's going on out there?""You've got multiple enemy armored vehicles coming in from the north!" You yell. "Include at least six Overlord class tanks!"Hessler's reply is delayed for a few seconds, but those seconds are telling."Please confirm." She says weakly."I'm looking at them with my own Mark 1 eyeballs!" You yell. Already, you can see the Marines' forward recon elements falling back in the face of the wave of armor, while pre-placed TOW missile emplacements began picking off Chinese tanks. But it wasn't going to be enough."Hessler, we need a plan right now!" You yell."Mein gott, give me a second!" She snaps. "We will reorganize our forces and reinforce the line! We cannot afford to allow the Chinese to make a breakthrough!">All right, just tell us what we need to do, then.>Don't be crazy! If we fall back east, we can lure them into range of the Navy's big guns!>Other
>>36362000>>Don't be crazy! If we fall back east, we can lure them into range of the Navy's big guns!
>>36362000>All right, just tell us what we need to do, then.FIRE EVERYTHING!
>>36362000>Don't be crazy! If we fall back east, we can lure them into range of the Navy's big guns!Let them think they've won, it makes their defeat all the more crushing.
>>36362000>All right, just tell us what we need to do, then.
>>36362000>>Don't be crazy! If we fall back east, we can lure them into range of the Navy's big guns!....hopefully.And Six Overlords in our flank? Certainly its a work of a tactical genius....
were is strike when you need them!?https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qyQ5Jf7cpLY
>>36362167I think you want nuclear strike mate.
>>36362134No, just a couple of IG commanders who were lucky on their rolls.If it was Creed, it would have been A GUNDAM!
>>36362134We're going to need better tactical genius then
>>36362000>>All right, just tell us what we need to do, then.I believe in her, but we ought to say something along the lines of. "We'll try, but you better have something else planned past that."
>>36362000>>Don't be crazy! If we fall back east, we can lure them into range of the Navy's big guns!Six? How the hell do they have six of these things here and in our flank.
wait why are we freaking out over overlord tanks? It's a stupid big target! just aim for the treads!
>>36362251Well, its not like Soviet or Chinese already developing walking tanks. Yet.inb4 Warhound-Pattern TitansMeanwhile, have my attempt on Wendy then.
>>36362387Indeed, only a true true tactical genius could field units that don't even exist yet.
>>36362377then the red's send these!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ReXRmB78cp0
>>36362411>>36362414Who knows what fiendish weaponry the ruskies have on the mainland
>>36362377...A stupid big target with guns that could sink a battleship.
>>36362000>Don't be crazy! If we fall back east, we can lure them into range of the Navy's big guns!
>>36362387Yes,YEEEES! Now we have to get her that during Ghost's next thread!
>>36362466that looks more U.S
>>36362000>Fall back and lure them into the navy's gunsIf I've learned anything from RA, it'sheavy cruisers > superheavies
>>36362466...what the hell is this?Povertistan version of Tieren?And have a Wittmann.
>>36362516Lewd, very lewd, and where is Slider taking notes?
>>36362377part of the problem might be that with such a large tank, they may very well have put disable witches in them to power foci for shields.
>>36362581oh please china is using POW witches!
>>36362000"Don't be crazy!" You yell. "If we fall back east, we can lure them into range of the Navy's big guns!""And have us leave open a hole in the line?" Hessler growls. "You are the one that's crazy! If we let the Chinese retreat then everything we've done now would have been wasted!""Maybe if your forces were fresh." You remind her. "But they're not going to hold them long in this condition.""We only need to hold until air support and General Takefuji's tanks arrive." Hessler says. "And I have a plan. Trust me on this.">This plan better not involve something suicidally dangerous on your part.>Fine, I'll follow your lead, then.>It's not worth it, Elisa!>Other
>>36362695>This plan better not involve something suicidally dangerous on your part.
>>36362695>This plan better not involve something suicidally dangerous on your part.Reverse Wittmann!?
>>36362695>>This plan better not involve something suicidally dangerous on your part.but >>Fine, I'll follow your lead, then.
>>36362695>>This plan better not involve something suicidally dangerous on your part.>>Fine, I'll follow your lead, then.>>36362728Not all Karls- i mean Bundeswehr witches is as bitchy as Wittmann.
>>36362695>Fine, I'll follow your lead, then.>This plan better not involve something suicidally dangerous on your part.
>>36362695>>This plan better not involve something suicidally dangerous on your part.then >>Fine, I'll follow your lead, then.
>>36362695>This plan better not involve something suicidally dangerous on your part.shiiiit
>>36362695>>This plan better not involve something suicidally dangerous on your part.
>>36362516nsfw warning would have been nice dammit
>>36362826MOUSE! Tonks when?
>>36362826Yeah, sorry if its too rough.
>>36362695>>This plan better not involve something suicidally dangerous on your part.>Fine, I'll follow your lead, thenBelieve in the Hess
>>36362695"This plan better not involve something suicidally dangerous on your part." You say."I can't give any promises on that." Hessler says. "Me and my witches will move out and draw enemy fire while our own tanks and anti-tank assets can form defensive positions. Meanwhile all available air assets will work to cover us as well as pick off as many enemy vehicles as possible.""Okay, yeah, that's suicidal." You grunt."Those Overlords don't appear to be too fast, and it will take a long time for them to aim and reload." Hessler points out. "And our shields should be able to absorb the concussive force of their shells."It made sense...but damn, it was still crazy."All right, I'll follow your lead on this, but you better be sure about this.""One does not become a Silver Tiger through cowardice." Hessler says simply."Yo! Boss!" You hear Elsa's voice squawk on the net. "Mind touching down and giving me a lift? I figure me and my 20mm rifle here do more good up in the air than on the ground. What do you say?">Sure, we'll down to pick you up.>We're a CSAR bird, not a gunship.>Other
>>36363100>>Sure, we'll down to pick you up.
>>36363100>Sure, we'll down to pick you up.This cannot possibly go wrong.
>>36363100>We're a CSAR bird, not a gunship.Save the space for the inevitable casualties.
>>36362516Not lewd enough.Put in in, then it'll be lewd enough.
>>36363100>>We're a CSAR bird, not a gunship.
>>36362652Let's just say she's behind him since it's the best angle to see it from.however.Will he be able to pierce through her barrier?
>>36363100>Sure, we'll down to pick you up.again SHOOT AT EVERYTHING!
>>36363100>>Sure, we'll down to pick you up."but when we got casualties to take care no more shooting 'kay?">>36363141If everyone want it, then I'll make it.>>36363161Sushi and Top will ensure smooth penetration.
>>36363100>We're a CSAR bird, not a gunship.Yeah, no, this going to be fucked op, and we'll need the room to pull people (namely those witches) out.
>>36363100>>We're a CSAR bird, not a gunship.Guys. We're Pararescuers. This is going WAY outside our job description, to the point of actively harm. Our job first and foremost is to rescue casualties, not pulling a tankwitch up.Hell, can our chopper even carry her and her strikers?
>>36363186>"but when we got casualties to take care no more shooting 'kay?"They're going to be shooting us no matter what once she starts shooting. Won't matter if she stops.
>>36363186Wittman is Ice 2.0. or is Wittman the culmination of all of ice's fantasies of what she wants to have done to by Frank
>>36363100>We're a CSAR bird, not a gunship.
>>36363206>>36363213they'll open fire anyways. to thrm, we're just an enemy chopper. I cannot recall a time where the enemy pulled their punches just because we are medivac.fire from the air, we need to pull witches out, drop down and drop off elsa while picking up injuries.
>>36363100>>We're a CSAR bird, not a gunship.Nope.
>>36362862as always, when there's time.
>>36363206By this point we've accidentally become an anti armor squad, I mean our track record pretty much involves a tank at every turn. May as well armor up
>>36363100>>Sure, we'll down to pick you up.Tehy're not gonna pull their punches just because we're csar.we have to throw in everything this time.
>>36363248>I cannot recall a time where the enemy pulled their punches just because we are medivac.You are completely missing the point. The time we spend pulling a tankwitch out is time we're not rescuing a downed pilot or a high-risk medical case.It's like trying to use a fire truck to chase down an arsonist after he's set a block on fire. Sure, you can do it, but there is something more important that you need to be doing.
>>36363248Let think about this for second. A transport chopper not shooting at anything isn't going to be up on the target priority list. But that same transport chopper with a witch and 20mm gun on it fucking jumps up that list pretty god damn high. We don't need to be drawing attention to ourselves. That 20mm will do that.
>>36363307how about we air drop elsa ontop of a overlord.
>>36363307I recall our arse was almost tanned by several flankers and all we do is just returning to base.And if we can disable the Overlords, we'll have less causalties later. Prevention is best medicine.....Unless we can rig Elsa on Comanche. That's better solution IMO.
>>36363232that's HORRIBLY insulting to Ice.
>>36363303If we're pulling a tank witch out, thats when their in absolute shit and need medivac.Also witches still have top piriority in personnel to be rescued.
>>36363100"Sorry, Elsa, we're a CSAR bird, not a gunship." You respond."Aw, fine." Elsa sighs. "Guess we'll just have to make do on the ground, then."How about us, Captain?" Janice asks. "What do we do?">Concentrate on taking out as many armored vehicles as you can while Hessler distracts them.>Keep an eye out for enemy aircraft.>Split up. Half of you provide CAS while the other half provides CAP.>Other
>>36363429>>Concentrate on taking out as many armored vehicles as you can while Hessler distracts them.
>>36363429>Split up. Half of you provide CAS while the other half provides CAP.
>>36363384But she wants to be tied up?Also by Ice 2.0. is having Wittmen chill out
>>36363429>>Keep an eye out for enemy aircraft.
>>36363429>>Split up. Half of you provide CAS while the other half provides CAP.We don't want enemy aircraft joining when we busy with tanks.
>>36363429>>Split up. Half of you provide CAS while the other half provides CAP.
>>36363429>Split up. Half of you provide CAS while the other half provides CAP.If there isn't any air threat in long run for this battle we can use this as a way to route our witches so that they don't end up burning everything up. Well at least I'm thinking it will work that way.
>>36363429>Split up. Half of you provide CAS while the other half provides CAP.No way this force doesn't have air support.
>>36363429>concentrate on taking out armored vehicles>Mobility kills are enough. We want to take this force apart piece by piece.
>>36363429"All right, Janice, Jetstream, Nun, I want you on air patrol. You see anything in the air that's not ours, you knock it down!""Roger!" Janice nods."Gladly!" Nungesser laughs."It shall be done." Jetstream responds."Tarin, Ghost, Euclid, you focus on the armored vehicles." You say. "Tanks, AA guns, whatever looks valuable, you trash it.""Sir." Euclid speaks up. "The front armor on those Overlords is probably thick enough to repel most attacks, even magically enhanced ones, but I think If I can get an angle on their sides or top armor, my arrows can pierce them.">Negative. Focus on the support units only.>All right, do what damage you can to them.>Other
>>36363757>Negative. Focus on the support units only.Better we definitely take out their support than to possibly damage the big ones.
>>36363757>All right, do what damage you can to them.
>>36363757>Negative. Focus on the support units only.
>>36363757>>Negative. Focus on the support units only.
>>36363757>Negative. Focus on the support units only.Clear a path for Hessler. God only knows she and the rest of the witches will need the room.
>>36363757>>Negative. Focus on the support units only.Don't need to overexpose ourselves.
>>36363757>>All right, do what damage you can to them.
>>36363757>>All right, do what damage you can to them.if we can knock out some treads, we can kill them.
any bets that the Chinese gave the Russians the Overlord blueprints
>>36364008And the Russians laugh.
>>36363757>>Negative. Focus on the support units only.>>OtherBut if you can take a shot, take it. Tracking an overloard, meng.
>>36364008>what is the Sino-Soviet Split
>>36364008Who do you think helped them with the Overlord?
>>36364063>That filename>TFW it was planned
>>36364099Not the Russians, that's for sure.
>>36363757"Negative, Euclid, focus on the support units only." You bark. "Clear a path for Hessler and her witches to get close.""Roger." Euclid says.Soon, battle lines begin to form below you. On your side, you can see a thin green line as Abrams tanks and TOW-armed Humvees and LAVs take up firing positions. Some vehicles are lucky enough to have prepared hull down positions, but others have to make do with treelines and a few pretty unlucky ones are forced to take position in the open. Meanwhile, the Comanche and Cobras are already firing, their hellfire missiles streaking off across the field and slamming into Chinese tanks and vehicles. Explosions ripple across the Chinese line as the hellfires tear apart Chinese armor like wet paper. A few Cobras aim for the Overlords, and while their missiles take chunks out of the massive tanks' armor, they appeared to only cause minimal damage at best. TOW missiles also began lancing out from the Marine line, similarly knocking out numerous Chinese vehicles. However, you get the feeling the support tanks were only there as glorified shields, considering how they clustered around the Overlords' treads to prevent anybody from getting a clear shot at them. Hell, the disabled and wrecked hulks of their own tanks didn't seem to stop the Overlords' advance, either. The massive tanks trundled forward without a care, crushing the wrecked tanks under their treads, regardless of whether the crew inside was still alive or not. (cont)
>>36364374Tarin, Ghost, and Euclid also did their part. Tarin and Ghost made swooping dives on the armored formation, using the stealth abilities to mask their approaches and absolutely confounding the Chinese AA gunners, who they prioritized. Euclid, meanwhile, hung back and used her bow to pick off Chinese tanks one by one, her magically enhanced arrows easily outranging their cannons and AA guns."This is Cobra 1. Missiles expended. RTB for refuel and reload." You hear one of the Cobra pilots announce.Soon enough, the other Cobras similarly announce that they're out of missiles and begin pulling back. leaving Ugly's Comanche as the sole helicopter support.With the ranks thinned, that's when Hessler makes her move. She and her tank witches charge out through the center under a rain of TOW missiles. The Chinese are caught off guard and initially don't fire. Finally, one of the Overlords fires its twin cannons, sending plumes of fire and smoke in the air. Thankfully, the witches are agile enough to veer away at the last second. This wasn't the first time they dealt with heavy armor, after all."Boss, I still got a bunch of hellfires left." Ugly says. "I think I can take out an Overlord, maybe two with the ones I got left.">Keep focusing on the small fry, Ugly.>Do it. Taking down just one can make the difference.>Other
>>36364374>Hell, the disabled and wrecked hulks of their own tanks didn't seem to stop the Overlords' advance, either. The massive tanks trundled forward without a care, crushing the wrecked tanks under their treads, regardless of whether the crew inside was still alive or not.fooking hell
>>36364389>Do it. Taking down just one can make the difference.
>>36364389>Do it. Taking down just one can make the difference.Aim for the lead one!
>>36364389>>Do it. Taking down just one can make the difference.>>Otherlet hessler know we're hitting an overlord.the rest of the supports we leave for the marine armour and witches to take out.
>>36364389>Keep focusing on the small fry, Ugly.
>>36364389>>Do it. Taking down just one can make the difference.
>>36364389>>Do it. Taking down just one can make the difference.Can a witch enchant these hellfires?
>>36364389>Do it. Taking down just one can make the difference.We already have our witches taking out the support
>>36364389"Do it, Ugly. Get your sister to put as much magic in them as she can!""Yes sir!" Ugly says happily. "Activating Death Blossom mode!""What?" You blink.And for the first time, you see what a magically powered Comanche is truly capable of. A blue aura surrounds the entire craft as its internal bay doors open and begins belching out missile after missile. Dozens of hellfires rain down the center Overlord, showering it with explosions. Its armor holds for about a brief second or so before it utterly fails. Something gets touched off and the entire tank explodes in a massive mushroom cloud, the shockwave actually flipping over the tanks next to it. You can hear Marines cheering over the net at the sight."Focus!" Hessler snaps. "That was just one of six! We have five more to go!"At this point, the Chinese column has come into gun range of the Marine defense line, and that's when the fireworks REALLY begin as tanks from both sides begin trading fire.Meanwhile, Hessler and her witches have managed to reach the leftmost Overlord and begin firing away at it from close range. The Overlord keeps going, unable to fire at them anyways due to the size of its own cannons working against it.In the air, Chinese MiGs finally arrive to the fight, and you see Janice, Jetstream, and Nungesser break off to engage them. Now that you think about it, this is the first time you've seen Nungesser in an actual battle, and she quickly proves why she's one of the best in France.(cont)
>>36364930She pulls a Famas from the steel shield strapped to her arm and fires off several bursts, knocking down three MiGs in the opening volley. She doesn't even slow down as she speeds through the MiG formation, physically body checking a fourth MiG by slamming her shield right into its nose, crumpling it up straight to the cockpit before she shoves it away like a nuisance."Well, I guess we don't have to worry about the air." Bullseye says."That we don't." You nod."Captain." Hessler's voice buzzes. "We're close to downing the second Overlord, but we're taking fire from the North. I think they have infantry following up the armored push. Do you mind strafing the treeline to suppress them?"Sure enough, you can see heavy MG and rocket fire lancing out from the trees, landing all around Hessler and her witches. The Chinese infantry weren't making any effort to hide their positions, but the problem was that they were well within range of the Chinese AA assets on the ground. >Send Ugly in for a cannon run. >Send your CAS witches in for a quick strafing run.>Strafe the treeline with the Ghost Hawk.>Other
>>36364947>>Send your CAS witches in for a quick strafing run.
>>36364947>>Send Ugly in for a cannon run.
>>36364947>Send your CAS witches in for a quick strafing run.
>>36364947>Send your CAS witches in for a quick strafing run.Weren't our witches already taking out the Chinese AA anyway?
>>36364947>>Send Ugly in for a cannon run.Ugly is out of hellfires and missiles.Let him do the gun run and bug our to refuel and rearm while our witches continue to fuck up the armour support.
>>36364947>Send Ugly in for a cannon run.
So, how much Artemis will pay their pilots for bagging an overlord?
>>36365045Wrong Quest man
>>36364947"Tarin, get your team to strafe that treeline." You say. "Roger that." Tarin nods as she, Ghost, and Euclid break off and head for the treeline. Tarin and Ghost unload their rifles into the trees while Euclid is a bit more careful with her shots, blasting any heavy weapons emplacements she can see. However, they achieve their objective, and the gun and rocket fire goes silent. Meanwhile, Hessler and two of her tankwitches manage to loop around to the back of the second Overlord and begin unloading their cannons into its rear armor. The Overlord then grinds to a halt as its innards begin belching black smoke. Numerous hatches pop open as the crew bails out, but are quickly and admittedly rather coldly neutralized by the tankwitches. Better to be safe than sorry, you guess. "Ghost, Euclid, break break break!" You hear Tarin yell, and Tarin almost never yells.Suddenly, the treeline explodes with heavy autocannon fire, as AA vehicles hidden in the treeline suddenly open up. You realize that infantry was just a ploy to lure air assets into a trap. Tarin immediately engages her camo to mask herself while Ghost dives to the deck to avoid the fire. Unfortunately, Euclid responds just a bit too slowly. Heavy autocannon shells explode and ricochet off her shield before it finally bursts under the strain. With a yelp, Euclid loses control of her strikers and plows into her ground, her emergency shield the only thing stopping her from being completely pasted. You can see she's already scrabbling for cover behind a burnt out tank hull. She's clearly injured, but you can't tell the extent from where you are."Shit, witch down, witch down!" You yell."Where? I can move in to extract." Hessler says."Cap, you can just drop me down there and I can get her back up." Red says. >We can it handle ourselves, Hessler.>She dropped about a hundred meters north of your position!>Other
>>36365339>>She dropped about a hundred meters north of your position!Go red, go!
>>36365339>She dropped about a hundred meters north of your position!
>>36365339>>OtherAnnounce our location to Hessler to cover Red.
>>36365339um whoops. I'm>>36365357changing to >>We can it handle ourselves, Hessler.I thought the second option was speaking to Red.
>>36364947>Send Ugly in for a cannon run. Then let him refuel and rearm.
>>36365339>She dropped about a hundred meters north of your position!With all that AA there? We need Hessler to move Euclid where we can pick her up.
>>36365339>>She dropped about a hundred meters north of your position!>>36365387 is right
>>36365339>We can it handle ourselves, Hessler.
>>36365339>>She dropped about a hundred meters north of your position!No way we're getting through that much AA
>>36365339>>She dropped about a hundred meters north of your position!
>>36365339>She dropped about a hundred meters north of your position!Lotta AA, we won't even survive the approach in the air, people.
>>36365421>>36365423>>36365435We are NOT heading through that.Red already said to drop her and she'll hoof it there.Hessler and her team need to keep killing the Overlords and not be distracted./
>>36365339>We can it handle ourselves, Hessler.But request she cover Red's extraction.
>>36365467Dude, getting close enough to rescue a witch that got shot down by an AA emplacement means WE ARE IN RANGE.
>>36365467Then there's another issue. The infantry didn't just leave the area and they most likely saw the witch go down. They'll be sending people to get her. Rather have heavily armed group go in instead of single witch.
>>36365517>single witchThat's not even in strikers to add.
>>36365467I don't sure leaving Red alone is wise though; if we can get even one of Hessler's witches to cover her its enough.>>36365492Dunno, Red's line imply we'll just land her in our current position and she'll manage from there.but like>>36365517said, better get back up too.
>>36365537So a lone witch, running across open ground, without any real strikers, to a witch that dropped just inside an AA network's range, that likely has infantry support, not to mention the AA guns themselves could be turned on anyone running in on foot?
>>36365339"She dropped about a hundred meters north of your position!" You say."Roger. I'll send three witches to extract." Hessler says. "Sir, we're getting hammered hard here!" You hear a Marine yell. "Those damn Overlords are tearing big holes in our line with those guns!""Just hold a little longer!" Hessler shouts."Ogre 1 and 2 are now on station, ready to provide CAS." You hear a new voice on the net. "Requesting attack vectors."You look up and out the door to see a pair of Warthogs loitering in the air, safe from attack thanks to the efforts of your witches. You look back on the ground, and see the remaining four Overlords and their support tanks rolling ever closer to the Marine line. Meanwhile, the Chinese infantry in the forest have resumed their harassing fire, hampering the progress the witches Hessler sent and pinning Euclid down in her hiding spot.>Ogre, I need a strafing run on the treeline to support an extraction.>Ogre, I strafe those damn tanks. You can't miss them!>Other
>>36365574Thats why i vote to get Hessler's asset too.
>>36365597>>Ogre, I strafe those damn tanks. You can't miss them!
>>36365597>>Ogre, I strafe those damn tanks. You can't miss them!Tanks gone = Hessler's hand free = save Euclid
>>36365597can we split them up? have 1 strafe the trees and one hit the tonks?
>>36365597>Ogre, I strafe those damn tanks. You can't miss them!
>>36365651Kill all overlords, all infantry retreat.
>>36365597>>Ogre, I strafe those damn tanks. You can't miss them!>Other: warn of AA assets in the area, and give them a position to avoid, or we'll be down two Warhogs on top of a witch. Inform Hessler of the AA as well.
>>36365597>>Ogre, I strafe those damn tanks. You can't miss them!It's all Ogre.
>>36365651>>36365651voting for this
>>36365663Oh yeah. Add that to my vote here: >>36365622
>>36365597>Ogre, I strafe those damn tanks. You can't miss themTime for the Warthogs to do what they do best
>yfw you voted for the PJs to strafe overlords.
>>36365597wondering what kind of armor those overlords have. GAU8s have problems with MBTs IRL and these things seem much more heavily armored than those.
>>36365852Warthogs also carry quite a few mavericks as a matter of course.
>>36365852Thank goodness the Warthog should have AGM too, and lot of them.At very least, we'll immobilize these tanks.
>>36365852I am assuming we'll also see them pop off some mavericks at the tanks if at all possible.
>>36365852That,s what the fuckload of AGMs are for
>>36365597"Ogre, strafe those tanks on the field! You can't miss them!" You instruct. "And be advised, there is hostile AA in the northern treeline.""Roger that, beginning our attack run." Ogre responds.The two Warthogs come in from the east, first opening up with a volley of Maverick antitank missiles. Four missiles slam into the side of the outermost Overlord, completely vaporizing its left track. The Overlord grinds to a halt. Mavericks rain down on the remaining three Overlords, punching deep holes into their side and top armor. Once the Warthogs got in close, they also began opening up with their GAU-8 vulcan cannons. Even though the bullets most likely weren't going to penetrate the Overlords' armor, they were more than enough to tear up the smaller and more lightly armored support vehicles. The Warthogs then zoomed by, releasing flares as they pulled up."Coming around for another run. ETA 45 seconds." Ogre announces.Finally, it seems Hessler's witches have reached Euclid's position and they take cover behind the wrecked tank, pumping cannon fire into the trees in an attempt to suppress the infantry."Captain, my witches are saying your witch's condition is too serious for them to move her. She needs a healwitch." Hessler says. "My witches will hold position, but they can't stay for long. It's only a matter of time before that infantry flanks them." "Damnit." You seethe.(cont)
>>36366090"Cap, just get me in there." Red says. You consider your options. The quickest and most expedient way was to drop Red as close to Euclid as possible. However, if you stopped for a traditional landing or fast rope, that would leave you open to the AA guns. You could always go in low and fast, with Red bailing out and using her magic to hopefully avoid injury, but that was highly risky to her. Then again, you could drop Red outside of the AA guns' range, but then she'd have a lot of ground to cover. Or you could just have Hessler's witches extract Euclid as is and hope for the best.>Try to drop Red as close to Euclid as possible.>Have Red bail out of the helo as close to Euclid as possible.>Drop Red a safe distance away.>Have Hessler's witches extract Euclid now.>Other
>>36366100>Try to drop Red as close to Euclid as possible.>Have Ugly help with a suppressing run against the Chinese AA.
>>36366100>Have Red bail out of the helo as close to Euclid as possible.So others may live eh?
>>36366100>>Drop Red a safe distance away.Certain Lieutenant makes it, Red'll make it too.
>>36366100>Try to drop Red as close to Euclid as possible.
>>36366100>>Try to drop Red as close to Euclid as possible.
>>36366100>Try to drop Red as close to Euclid as possible.>Have all CAS minus the Hogs suppress AA in the area.
>>36366100>>Other*whistle*"Tarin Taxi!"Call tarin over, grab Red, Stealth up, charge up and drop off the Red.
>>36366100Launch a missile and let Red ride it.
>>36366145This. Tarin's strikers cloak up too. Anyone shes holding should be cloaked as well.
>>36366100>Have Red bail out of the helo as close to Euclid as possible.
>>36366100>Try to drop Red as close to Euclid as possible.Get support to suppress or destroy that AA if we can, but if the tank witches are saying we need a healwitch, we are delivering a heal witch.
>>36366145If Hessler can't move her because of injuries then sending Tarin isn't going to change that.
>>36366100>>36366145Do this. Stealth has always been our trump card.
>>36366206> tarin comes to the ghosthawk> picks up red> ferries her to elucid.
>>36366206>>36366218And yes my brain went dead after reading. Remember three 17hour work days is bullshit!
>>36366145Nomination of 'TG Best Fucking Plan' of 2015.
>>36366100>>36366145Make it happen
>>36366145>>36366164>>36366209Does this mean if we get Tarin to board our ghosthawk and activate her ability, we achieve radar stealth and optical stealth?
>>36366425Even if Tarin could do it, it will consume her stamina. Beside, we have Sokolov. We should ask him about stealth camo later.>inb4 Otacon Witch.
>>36366100"Tarin, can your camo extend to people you're carrying?""I've never had to do that before." Tarin blinks. "But I think I can, yes.""Red." You nod her."Got it." Red grins. "Tarin, heads up!"Red starts at a run and leaps out the side door of the Ghost Hawk, right as Tarin swoops in to catch her in midair in a princess carry. In any other time, you'd think it was a pretty funny sight, but now you were too concerned with getting Euclid out. Tarin grits her teeth as she makes both her and Red shimmer out of existence.Meanwhile, the battle on the ground is still a close affair. Ogre circles back around and expends the last of their missiles disabling another Overlord. Hessler personally boards another Overlord, clambering to the top and tearing off the top hatch before jamming her cannon into the breach and firing repeatedly.At Euclid's position, Red suddenly appears as Tarin drops her off. "Okay, I'm stabilizing Euclid." Red says. "Gonna get her strikers off and then we're out of here!""Okay, good." You nod and turn back to the battle. You see the last functional Overlord's turret turning away from the main battle lines, lining itself up with the Overlord Hessler has boarded. "Hessler, get out of there! MOVE!" However, the warning is a split second too late as the Overlord fires, blasting its own fellow tank. The force of the twin 180mm shells detonating literally sends Hessler flying. You watch helpless as she hits the ground, both body and strikers twisted and mangled."Fuck!" You hear Rex curse.Scattered by the blast, and with no direction from their CO, you can see Hessler's tankwitches beginning to falter."Hessler? HESSLER!" You yell.She doesn't answer.>Get down there and assist Hessler.>No way she could have survived that. Rally her witches and have them retreat.>Other
>>36366509>>Get down there and assist Hessler.
>>36366509>Get down there and assist Hessler.
>>36366509>>Get down there and assist Hessler.>>Other"ELSA, TAKE CONTROL."
>>36366509>Get down there and assist Hessler.THAT. OTHERS. MAY. LIVE.
>>36366509>No way she could have survived that. Rally her witches and have them retreat.
>>36366509>>Get down there and assist Hessler.No one left behind!
>>36366509>>Get down there and assist Hessler.>>Other"Elsa, take command of your squad!""Janice, I need you down here, we need your healing powers."
>>36366509>Rally her witches AND KILL THAT LAST OVERLORD
shit is falling apart fast!
>>36366509>>36366562thiswe probably need a healwitch on the scene.
>>36366509>Get down there and assist Hessler.Go go go
>>36366562Add this option to my vote here>>36366525
>>36366509 HESSLERVNOWE HAVEN'T EVEN HELD HANDS
>>36366577What do you expect? It's war.
>>36366509>>OtherRaise Viking AxDEEEEAAAAATH.DEEAAAAAAATH.
>>36366509CALL IN NUKESFUCK ERRYTHANG
>>36366689I'm pretty sure that isn't standard PJ operational protocol...
>>36366617I hope you step on a Lego for suggesting to cheat on Janice.
>>36366723what better way to motivate germans
>>36366723We aren't standard PJs at this point
>>36366509>>Get down there and assist Hessler.Rally AND ADVANCEONWARDSGLORY TO THE FREE WORLD
>>36366734Commandeer tank, sing stirring songs as you charge towards enemy positions.It worked at Berlin, didn't it?
>>36366732Haven't caught with all da threads, sorry.
>>36366769Obviously we are jumping on an overlord today.
>>36366509"Bullseye, get us down there NOW!" You yell."All right!" Bullseye nods as he brings the Ghost Hawk around for a landing. The Overlord seems to see your approach and turns its cannons on you and fires."FUCK!" Bullseye screams as an 180mm shell literally passes close enough under the Ghost Hawk's tail to scratch the paint. "Those guys really want us dead!""Just get us down! It still has to reload!""JUST GET THE FUCK OUT! I THIS SHIT IS HOTTER THAN!" Bullseye screams.The Ghost Hawk doesn't really land as much as it just bounces off the ground, forcing you and Rex to carefully time your jump before Bullseye punches the throttle, gaining altitude as fast as possible. The Overlord continues to try and track it when it's suddenly distracted by a hail of gunfire from above. Nungesser swoops in, Famas blazing as she yells what was presumably a very vulgar curse in French as she passes.Meanwhile, you and Rex make a beeline for Hessler. You both have to take out more than a couple opportunistic Chinese tankers on the way there, through. Apparently there were more surviving crew than you thought. Finally, you reach Hessler's broken body. You quickly check her condition as Rex pulls security.(cont)
>>36366785It... wasn't good. Her arm and legs were were twisted at unnatural angles and her strikers were in ruins. From all the bruising all over her body and the blood leaking from her mouth and ears, you could definitely tell she had massive internal trauma as well. Usually in this situation, you would hit the emergency release on her strikers, but you were afraid the shock from that could kill her. Red was with Euclid and too far away to assist. That only left Janice. It seemed Jetstream and Nungesser had the air under their control, anyways."Janice! I need down here, NOW!" "C-coming!" Janice yelps. You see her break off a chase of a MiG and she dives down. Another pair of MiGs try to take the opportunity to bounce her, but are quickly intercepted by Jetstream and Nungesser, who dispatch both craft with sword and shield respectively."Captain..." You hear a hoarse whisper. You look down to see Hessler's eyes open, staring at you with an intensity you've never seen before."Hessler! Stay still, help is on the way!" You say."Tell my witches... Elsa... is in command." Hessler coughs. "She should... know what to do.""Elisa? Elisa! Why won't you answer!?" You hear Elsa's panicked voice from Hessler's headset. You reluctantly pick it up.>Elsa, you're in command now.>Elsa, tell the witches to fall back before they take any more casualties. >Elsa, rally the witches and annihilate those bastards.>Other
>>36366804>>Elsa, tell the witches to fall back before they take any more casualties.
>>36366804>Elsa, you're in command now.Fulfilling last request.
>>36366804>>Other>>Elsa, we have her. Take command now. It's gonna be ok.
>>36366804>>Elsa, you're in command now.>>Elsa, rally the witches and annihilate those bastards.
>>36366804>Elsa, you're in command now.>Focus on your job, we will do ours.
>>36366804>>Elsa, you're in command now.>>Focus on your job, we will do ours
>>36366804>>36366823Hessler's instructions + some reassurances.This
>>36366804>Elsa, you're in command now.
>>36366804>"Elisa? Elisa! Why won't you answer!?" You hear Elsa's panicked voice from Hessler's headset. You reluctantly pick it up.Merc...>Elsa, you're in command now.>Focus on your job, we will do ours.
>>36366804>>Elsa, rally the witches and annihilate those bastards.DEATH
>>36366804>>Elsa, you're in command now.Time to grow up, Elsa.
>>36366804>>Elsa, you're in command now.>>We've got Hessler, just focus on the mission.
>>36366804>>Elsa, you're in command now.>We'll take care of her, we'll do everything to ensure she survived, so wrap this battle for her.
>>36366889War crimes time?
If she dies, you think we could have avoided this?
>>36366898Hell no some one was going to die in this battle.
>>36366898Don't start this seconding guessing crap.
>>36366895They were going for a gun.
>>36366898Shut the fuck up
>>36366898Yes, if we back to time and pounce Merc when he write this.
>>36366898Maybe not Hessler, but I'd wager at least one character was going to bite the big one unless we selected some very specific paths here.
>>36366898Considering Hessler's character.... perhaps not.Though I don't think we should get revenge happy lest more witches are lost.
>>36366898This is going to be the PJ version of the kitty hawk....
>>36366927>Yes, if we back to time and pounce Merc when he write this.L-l-lewd. Only Twitter-chan does that.
>>36366954>muh perfect waifu harem S-Rank is no longer possibledropped harder than Axis
>>36366954>Mission Accomplished - MercCommand
>>36366962Harems were never a possibility.
In any case, things already SNAFU when overlords comes out.The way i see the options, someone will bite the dust. If its not Euclid, then its Ugly or us when we strafing the infantry, etc etc.
>>36367012Some one had to take the bullet.
>>36366962Axis was a space fortress that various sides in the UC Gundam series kept on trying to drop on Earth. So when he says "dropped harder than a trillion ton asteroid fortress"...
>>36367012That's what I wanted to know, see if anyone else fet the same
I'll be really upset if she dies, because we should have been told in advance what the options were leading to, this is bullshit
>>36367047Go to bed
>>36367027Yeah, true.The question perhaps 'can we avoid Hessler get rekt'd' but rather 'do we have make best choice among the turd?'
>>36367047This is a battle. Versus Chinese super heavy tanks. We are flying medics, dealing with the dead and dying is our job. I don't think Merc could have made it any less clear that witches lacked plot armor in this quest, what with the wounds they've been getting already.
>>36367047For me kind of, but someone had to suffer from this and it's not like she's dead
>>36367090I for one am interested in how Elsa will develop as a person after this trial by fire, instead of just being a fan favorite cameo from VMQ.
>>36367105This is going to be her "bright slap"
>>36366804"Elsa." You say. "You're in command now.""W-what?" Elsa's voice cracks."Don't worry, we have her." You try to reassure her. "Everything's going to be okay. Just rally those tankwitches and do what you have to. I'll make sure Hessler gets out of this alive.""R-right!" Elsa stammers before pausing. She then speaks again with renewed confidence. "LISTEN UP, PUSSIES. I've yet to see a proper German run from a fight, so if you're bailing right now, you're setting a pretty fucking bad example! Regroup on the Colonel and make those damn Chinese pay! You got that?! Semper Fi, motherfuckers!""Semper Fi!" The other tankwitches roar on the net, and already, you can see dust trails as they begin to converge on your position.Janice finally arrives as well as she dives down."Catch me, Will!" She says as she ejects her strikers. You hold out your arms and catch her as she lands on you, getting knocked flat in the process. Janice doesn't even spare the time to apologize before scrambling to her feet and tending to Hessler's wounds."My god... how is she even still alive?" You hear Janice mutter. "Can you fix her?" You ask."Yes, but it's going to take a while." Janice frowns. "Just keep the Chinese off me for a minute or two, all right?""I'm not sure if we have a minute." Rex grunts. You look up to see Chinese tanks and armored vehicles beginning to gather around the perimeter, creating a tense standoff between them and the gathered witches. To the north, you can see the tankwitches assigned to protect Red and Euclid carrying them to your position, a horde of Chinese infantry on their tails.Well, this was going to be interesting.>Try to convince the Chinese this is not a fight they want to start.>Preemptive strike. Show them you mean business.>Other
>>36367226>>Try to convince the Chinese this is not a fight they want to start.>Give me your wounded, we can start treatment
>>36367226>>Preemptive strike. Show them you mean business.Yeah, time for the kid gloves to come off.
>>36367226>>Preemptive strike. Show them you mean business.
>>36367226>Preemptive strike. Show them you mean business.
>>36367226>>Preemptive strike. Show them you mean business.Come on UGLY
>>36367226>Try to convince the Chinese this is not a fight they want to start."We all know how this will end. It will be bloody. This isn't even your own damn country"
>>36367247...this is worth try. Supporting this.
>>36367226>>Try to convince the Chinese this is not a fight they want to start.>Give me your wounded, we can start treatmentSupporting >>36367247
>>36367226WHERE ARE THOSE A-10S!THEY SAID THEY'D BE BACK IN 45 SECS
>>36367226You stand up and key your radio to broadcast on an open channel."Sir?" Rex looks at you. "What are you doing?""Trust me." You say as you turn your radio to address the Chinese. "Attention, remaining Chinese forces. I don't know if you can understand me, but I can see you gathering forces around my position, and I have one thing to say. Don't. You're facing off against a dozen of the most highly trained witches in the world, and your antique pieces of crap won't even stand a chance. Look around you. Your offensive has failed. Even if you break the line, what will you do? Your tanks are all practically gone. You've only got one superheavy left. You're never going to survive a counterattack. You've got a chance to get out of here before our reinforcements come, and believe me, they are coming. It's all up to you."Things are tense for a moment as both sides face off. Finally, one tank breaks off and begins head north, making a break for the treeline.And then another. And another. And another.The Marine tankwitches breathe a visible sigh of relief as the cordon around them essentially collapses. Suddenly, there's another loud explosion as the final Overlord goes up in flames. You glance over to see General Takefuji and his tanks rolling down the road, cannons still smoking as they mop up what's left of the Chinese attack force."All right, she's stable and should be safe enough to move." Janice sighs, wiping some sweat from her brow.(cont)
>>36367454"Are you okay?" You ask, a little concerned."Oh, just a little tired, that's all." Janice smiles weakly. "Having to fight AND bring a witch back from the brink of death isn't an easy task.""Yeah, sorry to put you through that.""Don't be. It's our job, after all." Janice chuckles.With the immediate threat over, Bullseye finally comes around to land properly so that you can load Euclid and Hessler up. Euclid was now conscious and apologizing profusely for getting shot down and that she's brought shame on herself and her family. Hessler, though, was still unconscious.You also load up a few wounded that you found in the immediate vicinity, including a Marine tankwitch and a couple surviving Chinese tank crewmen."All right, Boss, I think we're loaded and ready to go." Bullseye nods. "Just give the word and we're out of here.">Get us to the aid station, Bullseye.>Let me talk to Elsa first.>Let me talk to General Takefuji first.>Other
>>36367465>Get us to the aid station, Bullseye.
>>36367465>>Get us to the aid station, Bullseye.
>>36367465>>Get us to the aid station, Bullseye.Talk later, save people now, we're on the clock
>>36367465>>Get us to the aid station, Bullseye.If Elsa is within our view, give her a salute.
>>36367465>>Get us to the aid station, Bullseye.>>otherSalute General Takefuji if we catch his eye as we go off.Vox Elsa which aid station we're headed to and that we'll keep her updated.
>>36367465>>Get us to the aid station, Bullseye.Hessler needs Dr. Ruben's medical expertise.
>>36367465Lame. You should have killed someone off.
>>36367519We killed alot of commie chinks.Good enough.
>>36367519Lame?Pierce literally asking the Chinese to kindly fuck off. And they obliged.That fucking badass in my book.
>>36367519It would have been unfair if he killed off Elsa, I for one am glad Merc decided to save his quest.
>>36367519>mfw I want to run a SW Gaiden quest where there are witch deaths
>>36367465>>Get us to the aid station, Bullseye.GET TO DA DOKTAH
>>36367538I don't see what would have been so "unfair" about it. Shit happens in war, you know.
>>36367620unfair for reader. We already spend quite a time knowing her, liking her, and suddenly this....now i fear for Laika...
>>36367538It would have been completely fair for him to kill her off. If a character is doing things like engaging in CQC with WMDs on treads, then we can hardly presume she has any garuntee of surviving the fight. Having stuff like this happen is a reminder that their lives are in our hands, if they weren't, it would cheapen our decisions
>>36367465"Get us to the aid station, Bullseye." You sigh. "We got wounded to take care of.""Roger that." As Bullseye brings the Ghost Hawk around, your witches minus Euclid all form up on you. The Ghost Hawk then passes over were General Takefuji's tanks are gathered, and you snap off a quick salute to the General. He manages to catch it and salutes you back. You even see Elsa looking up at you as you leave, a bit of a solemn look on her face.Perhaps you really should talk to her when you have the opportunity.Nevertheless, the line was held. At great cost, but the encirclement was still intact. You wonder how the hell China was able to get so many Overlords, but you decide that would ultimately be the spooks' problem."Hey Cap." Red looks at you as she takes a break healing up Euclid and Hessler. "I've been wondering...""What, Red?" You look at her."What would you have done if.... um... Euclid or Hessler... didn't make it?""That's something I don't want to think about, and hope I don't have to answer." You say bluntly."Ah, sorry for asking, Cap." Red sighs as she returns to her healing.You just sigh and lean back in your seat. It feels as if you've been in Asia for far too long...>And that's it for tonight! As always, next thread is next week. Don't forget to catch Ace Combat on Friday and Cyberpunk Idols on Saturday!
>>36367666Thanks for the run Merc.
>>36367666>666Truely the end times.Thanks for running boss.Did we do good?
>>36367666>666Hessler confirmed for passing away in her sleep.Good run Merc!
>>36367682You actually avoided Euclid getting kill, so yes.
>>36367694Preemptive attacking the chinese would have been death flag?
>>36367666Thanks for the thread boss->666...eff.
>>36367666Thanks for the good run as always, Merc! Looking forward to the next quest!
>>36367700A number of decision, really.
>>36367706writeins were good then?
>>36367666Good thread, Merc, was fun to see you ratchet up the stakes a bit.Got some writing for you lot.Marine Landing of the Home Islands (NSFW)http://pastebin.com/hzMHCuyX
>>36367748>feelthy>NSFWWho are you and what have you done with feelthy?Just a shame I hate Jess too much fap to smut of her.
>>36367780Still no Harem so nothing wrong. yet.The day Feelthy canonize Jess x Kat x Ogawa is the day where world as we know is ended.
>>36367819There are lows I will sink to, but this will never be one of them.
>>36367825What about Jess x Katsumi x that one witch we talked about?
>>36367825Which mean i can freely use this for my own amusement.
Lemme mess with the thread before it gets pruned HUEHUE
>>36367825Like Jess getting NTR'd low?
>>36368452Fuck you and everything you stand for.
>>36368452Go for it!
>>36367748>http://pastebin.com/hzMHCuyXI agree with this anon.>>36367780Love your stories but, really, really dislike Jess