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X-COM Chronicle – Entry 19: The Artful Dodger

Written by: Adam “ManKorn” Korenman, CC2K Video Games Editor


16 June 2015 / China / Operation Stone Fear

“Raven 5, this is Command. We have an unusual contact at your eight. Can you verifiy?”

“Checking…Nothing here, Command.”

“Copy. Can you give us another look. It’s in-and-out of radar. Might be a Scout.”

“…Roger. Raven 5 on approach.”

“…”

“Command? Are you sure there’s something here?”

“Raven 5, we’re looking at a pretty large anomaly here. Could be–“

“CONTACT! RAVEN 5 IN CONTACT. HOLY SHIT THAT’S A BIG BIRD!”

“Raven 5, report!”

“Locked on! Missiles away!”

“…”

“I’m hit! Aft stabilizer damaged. Port wing damaged. Controls are choppy.” [swearing] “Raven 5, vox 2.” [missile fires] “HIT! Direct hit! She’s going down. Command, this is Raven 5, enemy contact down near the Gobi desert. Recommend your best for this one.”

Author: Adam “ManKorn” Korenman, CC2K Video Games Editor

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