Liberty's Skies

Episode 0: Browncoats' Resolve (Prelude)

This episode takes place 6 years before episode 1. The city of Newton is suffering a mighty alliance seige, her defenders man an impressive defence. The 45th Overlanders are some of the most critical defenders, entrenched on the cities outskirst, near the AA batteries. Members of Note include; Major Houston, Tex Rodgers, Dr. Pes, “Soap”, Leeroy, Robert Anderson and Jerry Ot.

One night the alliance destroy the AA batteries and send a surge assualt. The 45th overlanders managed to reactivate the AA batteries and inflict heavy casualties on the Alliance.

A few weeks later the alliance call for a truce. However it is a diversion, the alliane bomb the defenders and send a ruthless batalion of special forces to raise the town. The 45th are forced to fall back to the central bunker. While retreating Leeroy attempts to save a fleeing child. She is shot by the 771st (special forces) commander.

Once the overlanders make it back to the bunker they meet Major Houston and a scientist; Dr. Whitehall. The survivors of the massacre realise that the alliance hopes to starve them out, and then kill them. Major Houston proposes a last stand, a diversion so that the civilians can escape.

The surviving 45th Overlanders make an impossible last stand in which “Soap”, Tex Rodgers and Dr. Pez fall. Killing scores of alliance. After detonating a bomb the survivors make it out on the last escape vessel, flown by Major Houston and Dr. Whitehall.

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Episode 1: Reconciliation

6 years after the Newton Massacre the crew of the lady liberty are committing some petty crime. A man by the name of Bacon has hired the crew to steal a case dropped by alliance MI officers. A tense horseback chase and cunning deception of Lieutennant Yang later the crew make away with the case.

The lady liberty lands in newton on unification day, newton is the crews’ home of sorts. After making port Robert and Jerry go to Bacon expecting to get paid. Bacon however has a different idea. Some intimidation later the crew learn that they have to deliver the case to a man by the name of deadeye who will pay them.

Deadeye turns out to be leeroy a member of the 45th overlanders. After getting payed those who went to secure payment head back to the ship, believing things have gone smooth.

However while in the hangar bay Typewriter recieved a message from Major Houston telling the crew that a Case had been trafficked to a Browncoat terrorist just that morning in circumstances Identical to what had just passed. The case contained the components needed to activate a weapons platform in space. The terrorists planned to use the satelite to kill alliance dignitaries during the unification day celebrations.

Bacon, who was enjoying some ill-earned cash at the house of many pleasures, was quickly captured by the crew. He was found to have a ticket to persephone and more knowledge of what had just transpired.

Unfortunately the crew were not the only ones wanting to speak to Bacon, an alliance Marshal and his deputies had come to the house of many pleasures as well. The lead detective, Marshal Rothchild, Was a phycotic and former member of the 771st.

The crew narrowly escaped through a skylight and into the crowded shichang docks. After a few minutes of darting through the crowds the crew met at Whitehalls emporium. The propertier and friend of the crew allowed them to escape through a secret tunnel in his store.

Once the crew and bacon got safely back onto the Lady Liberty bacon got special permission to talk, by authority of the laser Rapier. He spilled everything including the co-ordinates to the weapons platform and a targeting complex on the moon Zues.

The crew decided to clear their names and stop the attack first storming the targeting platform.All went smooth until a ship full of reavers dropped in. Luckily the crew escaped due to the daring piloting of Robert Anderson. Yet one reaver managed to make it on board, and ripped half of Maximillions face off before being pacified.

The crew thought they had saved Newton but Alas, the lead Browncoat terrorist a woman named Nails had decided to crash the weapons platform into the city.

The crew stormed the weapons platform killing Nails. They kept deadeye alive however since he was a war buddy. As the crew flew away Maximillion used his influence to get an allaince cruiser to destroy the weapons platform.

When the crew arrived in Newton the unification celebrations were in full swing. Most of the Crew went to the house of many pleasures for a quit drink. However Marshal Rothchild was in a vengeful mood and attempted to kill the crew. He failed and met a grizzly end.

Later that night prefect Tam made an announcement that as a gesture of reconciliation Newton was going to hold the first Gubernorial election since the war. He endorsed the popular Candidate Harvey Treyman the former commander of 771st.

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Episode 3: The Circus
The circus is in town, and a young girl has gone missing... do you want to join the circus?

Upon returning to Newton from Houstons Ranch the Crew attended to dirtside bussiness. Including buying ancient weaponry, purchasing and assembling a skiff and getting tea and whores, while in town the crew realised that the circus was in town. While at the House of Many Pleasure Madame Engel approached the crew. One of her Girls Daniele had gone missing and she wanted the crew to find out if she was ok.

The crew headed to the circus, to ensure she had not run off. After investigating which led to adventures in itself. The aquisition of a monkey, stuffed panda’s and the glory of ringfighting. The investigations yielded a concession fromt he Ringleader Douvalle, that someone new may have joined the circus.

He led the crew out back where he subsequently turned on them, ordering twelve carnies to kill. The crew proved victoious and Douvalle led the crew to the girl Daniele, held in a cage. He also admitted to the sinister nature of the circus, the fact

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Episode 4: Ott's Men Part 1
The tale of Ott's 45th overlanders exploits and how they effect the future.

The crew return to Townsend’s Workshop to find Major Houston waiting for them. He asksed the Crew to help him take the first steps in running for the gubenorial election. He asked two things. Firstly that Mr. Lycreese Pannery and Mr. Ryans use thier influence with prefect Tam to get him confirmed as a candidate. And secondly that the Veterans recount the tragedy of Anna Coya to the journalist Karra Kade.

Despite initial aprehension Atley and Pannery were compelled by honour to convince Prefect Tam to confirm Houston as a candidate.

Meanwhile the former members of the 45th overlanders reccounted how they met Anna Coya before the asualt on the badly neglected fortress of Attikia. The last thing the crew told Karra Kade was of the rescue of captured brown coat scientist Allen Whitehall, and how they had to transfer him to the city of Newton some 200 miles away.

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Episode 5: Ott's men Part 2
Ott and his squad of 45th overlanders Reccount how they made an ally.

Ott, Anderson and Deadeye retell war stories to the journalist Karra Kade. They tell of escorting Allen Whitehall behind enemy lines. Getting chased by an allaince patrol. Being rescued by Major Houston and Anderson via independence fighter. Daring ariel escape to newton. Meeting Anna Coya’s twin brother Dimitri*. Then they reccounted the newton massacre and how Anna Coya did not make it to the bunkers. And how they went above ground to find her via a secret tunnel. The carnage they found and the piles of tortured brown coat corpses. Then the contact with the 771st and Commander Treyman in which deadeye was captured and tortured. although treyman could not break Deadeye . Then the 45th overlanders daring distraction and assualt on 771st camp. They rescued Deadeye and shot Tex shot Treyman through back. However Anna coya told deadeye not to rescue her. Karra Kade said she would make an expose article on Commander Treyman.

*who pupports to be a computer scientist

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Episode 6: Can't take the sky
Major Houston gets shot, the crew are blamed and forced to run, and Anna Coya is an ally on the inside of 771st

After hearing the tale of Ott’s squad of 45th overlanders Karra Kade leaves Lucky’s Tavern to draft her article and the rest of the crew plus major Houston arrives. The Major discusses the role of the crew in his election campaign and tells them he has a contact on Triumph. When Major Houston leaves he is shot outside lucky’s tavern. A number of 771st veterans led by Anna Coya have tried to assasinate Major Houston. Crew confront assaisins however during the heat of battle Anna Coya tells the crew she is an ally.

The crew take Major Houston to Dr. Orwells clinc for treatment. They find out a warrant has been put out for Deadeye, Ott, Anderson and Ryans for the attempted murder and abduction of Major Houston. The Crew flees Newton. Then decides to go to Persephone to meet one of Anderson’s contacts. While fueling up crew are confronted by Lieutennant Mya Zarra, an allaince customs officer. Pannery uses influence to get crew free. The lady liberty flies for a week to Persephone, on arrival the crew recieve hostile greetings from Badger and his goons in response to the crews maltreatment of his cousin Bacon.

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Episode 7: Marie Celeste
When badgers straps a bomb to the lady liberty the crew pursue the lost treasure ship the 'Celeste'.

The crew landed on Persephone looking for work Badger straps a bomb on the ‘Lady Liberty’ for Injuries inflicted on his cousin Bacon. Badger wants the crew to find a treasure ship which went missing 3 years ago suspected that Reavers were responsible.

The crew with little choice flew to the Blue sun System. Here they investigated the scavenger settlement of Talon. The main attraction of the town was the local meet up, part tavern and part auction house for salvage. Here the characters met Allen Whitehall attending the auction, a strange man in a suit with blue gloves and a Nasty man with many scars who called himself Harry.

After a while the auction house cleared out the regulars for a secret sale of illegal salvage and special items. A signal Jammer came up at auction which could disable the bomb on board the ‘Lady Liberty’. Unfortunately Captain Harry out bid the crew intentionally giving them an ultimatum. They could do a job for him in exchange for the Jammer or they could live with the explosives on board.

After electing to do the Job the crew were told to go to the wreckage fields to investigate a sighting of the ‘Celeste’. Harry’s vessel the ‘Juggernaught’ a salvager made of canablised parts of different ships would come in if the crew found anything.

The crew spotted a passanger liner being approached by the Marie Celeste, appparently a Reaver vessel. Just when the crew decided to intercede another reaver vessel came on radar, the Mary Celeste fled, then a 5th ship came into range, the ‘Jugernaught’ now working for Badger, pursuing the Celeste.

After some masterful piloting and hacking from the crew the Juggernaught was left adrift

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Episode 8: Niska
Mr. Niska discuss's reputation, the crew meet and kill the evil Mr. Conan and steal themselves a mysterious crate
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Episode 9: Payload
The crew grapple with the potentially world changing contents of a dura-steel box, while avoiding interested parties.
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