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Chapter 94[]

Can you tell me where can we start over?[]

LCS Golden Lake
Landmark-Class Destroyer
Murphrid System, Lyran Commonwealth

Landmark Class Destroyer (Underfire)

LCS Golden Lake in combat.

The warship they were fighting was technically supposed to be retired before the Amaris civil war.  In confrontation, a Farragut is no easy target.

"Continue evasive maneuvers, helm.  Hazen, where are my guns?"  Nicole Minh managed to stay 'radio calm' over the local channel. 

it was a little bit difficult, what with half her ship peeled open, but she managed.

"Gunnery turrets alpha and X-ray are back on line, Captain.  Gunnery turret Delta is still undergoing repair, Bravo remains jammed at azimuth 140."

"Is her guns are still active, Yes?"

"Yes, Captain."

"Helm, bring us about, Hazen, put all functioning turrets on the same target bearing as delta turret, fire when the brackets cross."

"Aye mum."

Even the Clanners-loaned to the navy from the Hue garrison, were picking up Coastie slang, she noted.

The ship vibrated as the main guns fired.

"Break and continue evading along our previous course.  Hazen, keep X-ray turret thrumming on them as chaser armament.  Arto, do we have confirmed on those reinforcements?"

"Fleet confirms reinforcements inbound in twelve minutes, Captain."

"Good, we only need to keep them focused on us for twelve more minutes-we can last that long, ayeh?"
"Ayeh mum."

Somewhere, within a couple jumps, was an enemy fleet base.  So far, Task Force 3 hadn't found it, running across what had to be a recently reworked Farragut class battlewagon means that base is probably nearby, or along their travel route.

She just had to last long enough for the thing to be brought down, and hopefully have reinforcements arriving before his reinforcements showed up.

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