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The night was oddly quiet, and the wind carried a chill as nineteen pilots and maggots wearily assembled on the launchpad. The Fleet Admiral counted off the bags and briefed us for the mission ahead, led by tailgunner Snow and navigator XXXII. Two small fighter ships, partially disassembled, were lashed securely onto the cargo bays of DPX Iridium and DPW Truxy.
After meandering through the Inman constellation, shore leave was taken at Luna 7-11, where cold and hungry pilots revived themselves with food molecules. Leotard received a visual subspace transmission from Sidekick, relaying the message that she and Lordmcfuzz were quartered in a foreign medical ward in an unknown system, though both pilots appeared posi.
Subsequently, the fleet made its way to a remarkable edifice tucked beneath a hyperspace byway, which possessed unusual gravitational properties. Many pilots gleefully propelled themselves along the ramps and bowls of this structure, and others derbied by attempting to loop lengths of ribbon around each other. Snow shared some cheese molecules and Dogi brought his customary grape rations, both of which brought much happiness to the fleet as the wind howled around them.
Forging ever onwards, the battalion crossed the Charles asteroid belt and found themselves on a magnificent wormhole which meandered along through a quiet corner of space, sandwiched between the asteroid belt and a rather busy and harrowing interstellar transit route. Wombat dismounted from Moneypenny and was surprised to learn that its primary thruster had been swapped out for something even smaller and more squirrely. A transport appeared carrying Lordmcfuzz, who joined the fleet despite clearly being in need of medical attention; he was accompanied by Sidekick who was keeping an eye out for her fellow pilot and making sure he didn’t attempt something that might worsen his injuries. The fleet was continuing onward when suddenly, Lordmcfuzz performed a dazzling feat of dexterity - seemingly lying prone on the ground, he leapt into the air and traversed a metal barricade, soaring into the cockpit of Moneypenny while collecting a high five in the process. Mysteriously, his injuries seemed to dissipate the instant he landed at the helm. With a new pilot on Moneypenny, Wombat switched to Delirium, and the two fighters were assembled for duty as the fleet re-arranged its configuration.
Now 21 pilots strong, the group traversed the wormhole until they reached a marvelous collection of leisure apparatuses, and pilots joyfully clambered and descended these structures by the light of the discobobulator. Of particular interest was a circular edifice resembling an inverted hamster wheel. Steering dampener fluid was consumed by many, and the galactic winds seemed to get warmer as the night wore on.
After departing this wondrous territory, the fleet continued along the wormhole, startling a pair of civilians engaged in suspicious activity. Presently, they recrossed the asteroid belt and made their way back to the launchpad, where mission pins were handed out and success was celebrated enthusiastically. Pilots seemed fresh and energetic, ready to tackle the next mission and face yet another new adventure...
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Actually he'll be fine. He was just pining for the fjords.
Lordmcfuzz and Sidekick's adventure:
After talking Lordmcfuzz down from getting back onto Moneypenny to finish out the mission ... and talking Lordmcfuzz down from riding a different ship for the remainder of the mission ... and talking Lordmcfuzz down from taking a different ship to burnout with, Sidekick and Lordmcfuzz embarked on a new adventure to find a transport to take them to Mt Aurburn Hospital.
After an Uber decided they could not wait for us to space walk over to their waiting zone, Sidekick was able to hail a cab transport while Lordmcfuzz was pacing and making funny faces. The cab driver was a not so unusual Boston Cabbie, but not cool like the Fresh Prince one or How I Met Your Mother, more like https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8PedSZtFSak . The driver went from screaming about the "ugly and stupid" driver that "cut him off" to hitting on Sidekick, to deciding that Lordmcfuzz and Sidekick were hitched, to get married. Sidekick decided to play along as she said Lordmcfuzz just met her parental units. There were laughs and chuckles all around but Lordmcfuzz and Sidekick don't really know why the Cabbie was laughing.
Lordmcfuzz forgot how to identify himself correctly when asked but somehow stumbled through it. Sidekick laughed when he discovered his bracelet said "MAH" and he did not know what it stood for or that it was how the staff felt about him.
The doctors were nice and after some x-rays We found out that Lordmcfuzz did not break anything. They still requested the x-rays and headed back to the fort. They took an Uber back so there was no more confusion about their marriage status.