I was wrong again. We grabbed four willing Ysoki (I think two are my cousins!), and divided up the crew– Lexx and the Ysoki were going to try and dig up the necroglider while the rest of us went to turn off the power in the Aries facility. We’d figured out from the sensors that there were eight lifeforms inside, but were pretty sure by then that the warnings we were receiving were just because we’d not shut the power off earlier.
While we were still arguing about who would leave the ship to turn the power off, Lexx and company returned to let us know that new tire tracks were visible around the area of the glider crash. So, we left the Ysoki to monitor our progress inside the facility and headed to the power, and hopefully, the computer mainframe.
Turns out all eight lifeforms were space goblins, all in the administration building. I had just shut off the power, which apparently caused the computers to “break.” Seven were reasonable enough and tossed a computer monitor out the office building’s front door upon request. Number 8 was a scary individual, causing our negotiations to turn into a shooting match. Lucky for me, the goblins assumed I was on their side. They mostly shot at Ash! We picked off seven, but I think the scary shrieking one is hiding in the duct work. We can’t let him go, since we don’t know who sent them, and the goblins left two very nice trucks behind that would look great in our empty cargo bay!
We’re going to have to decide quickly whether the computer records, the goblin, or our own ship is more important to deal with first. The Ysoki cannot get our doors open for us– the ship is considering them hostile and has suddenly started speaking to them in Abyssal! Is that even a thing?
Also, Widget seems different all of a sudden. I hope he didn’t try to eat cake again…. Ow.
Ow. My poor brain. Ow!