Audio Log – Auto Transcription
[Recorded 3 Years Ago]

PILOT: Base Command, this is AirBat 289—we’re currently passing the West Sector of Kurtow, directly over the Yakaros subdistrict. Something just hit us.

BASE COMMAND: Can you confirm what hit you?

PILOT: Possible projectile. Unconfirmed if missile or rocket [inaudible]. We’re experiencing multiple engine failures and our instrument panel is going wild. We’re [inaudible].

BASE COMMAND: Have you run a system diagnostic?

PILOT: Diagnostic is offline. We’re losing altitude.

BASE COMMAND: Can you safely land?

PILOT: Negative. Terrain below is too rocky.

CO-PILOT: All we’re seeing are mountains down there. Doesn’t look like we’re going to make it intact. We can drop cargo and glide a bit longer but—

BASE COMMAND: Do not jettison cargo. Repeat, do not jettison cargo.

PILOT: We’re falling fast. Preparing to bail out. It’s [inaudible].

BASE COMMAND: Airbat 289, do you copy? Over?

[End of transmission]

GunRiot. Story by Midnight. Art by Kuraikabe1990.