November 21st, 2552 – Diplomacy
Escape Pilot Kat James Reporting
Watching the face-off yielded very few answers, other than the fact that the attacking fleet were allied to the Ani, who’d decided that the Parataph were to blame for the almost destruction of the Ani.
The fact that the remnants of the Ani were in the Parataph fleet didn’t really come into play until they’d managed to fight to a standstill. From the sound of things – it would not have gone well for us if they’d noticed us at that point. I had the strong impression that both fleets would have turned on us.
It only took a good look at the derelict remains of the Blossom to get Adalgisa and the other to agree that running away was probably our best option.
Let’s face it, you do not want to face down a fleet that shoots first and only asks questions if you managed to fight them to a standstill. Especially when the only craft in your fleet is an unarmed recon ship.
The decision was pretty much unanimous once the techs got a look at the damage done to the ship. My opening a well in the middle of a jump proved to be the least damaging thing the Blossom had suffered.
Fleeing means finding our own fleet and reporting in, but according to Tower, I’d been gone six months when he’d gone on his scouting mission.
There’s no telling where the fleet has gone since then, but at least we have a starting point for our search.