The Naitaka and Vruul in the Ceder River watershed
DAO FIRE TEAM 1 One chapter, 4 scenes - First Scene
First mentioned in DAO Season 1 Chapter 1 scene 2
Mentions/follow ups in DAO Season 1 Chapter 1 scene 3
Other Characters Involved
Vruul - Alien Species Vruul are a giant centipede like species, they can’t even venture to earth without an encounter suit since their atmosphere is methane, but according to records they are manufacturers of starships and these records are about twenty years old.”
A team is sent to Seattle to investigation lights seen in an area of forest in King County, Washington, some 30 miles East of Seattle city center. The team begins their investigation in the Ceder River watershed, home of both Rattlesnake Lake and Chester Morse Lake. They start with Chester Morse Lake and find a breeding pair of Naitaka in the lake. The Vruul are stealing the Naitaka eggs as they are highly prized in the Second Quadrant of the Mutta Spiral. They stop the Vruul, take the eggs to another place and split the breeding pair between the two lakes.
September 3rd 2014 16:30 Eastern To DAO Field Operatives Subject: Seattle Washington On August 31st, at 21:30 local time, seven distinct light patterns were observed over Seattle Washington. For the next hour the lights appeared to move across the city and back 4 times, then vanishing. 45 minutes later a loud crashing was heard in the surrounding forest. When locals investigated nothing was found. You need to find out what if anything happened, and obfuscate the details if needed. The DAO Jet will leave at 18:00.
Tech and Mystical Elements
- They use DAO tracers/sensors to track potential aliens and technology
- Vruul translators
- High powered harpoon gun
- Vruul bulbous gun that fires energy gel
- Vruul two-pronged spear that shoots electricity.
- DAO intergalactic tracker used to track the escape Vruul ship
Chapter 1 Scene 1
The team works over facts and rumors to set up a plan for the mission.
Chapter 1 Scene 2
The team begins their investigation in the Ceder River watershed, home of both Rattlesnake Lake and Chester Morse Lake. Amity and Ironhorse prepare to check the lake waters. Nova flys overhead to make aerial scans and Bianca patrols the surrounding forest area.
Chapter 1 Scene 3
Amity and David run into a breeding pair of Naitaka who attack. Bianca is attacked by ape-like creatures, which she eats while in her manticore form, and then captured by Vruul who are stealing the Naitaka eggs as they are highly prized in the Second Quadrant of the Mutta Spiral. They are feeding the Naitaka large, alien woodlice as it causes them to breed more. Nova is attacked and splashes into the lake.
Chapter 1 Scene 4
Amity and David find the Vruul ship cloaked underwater. Amity helps Nova avoid the Naitaka attack. Bianca fights the Vruul and escapes, although she is injured. David fights a Vruul in the ship. One Vruul gets away, but they place an intergalactic tracker on the ship. They send the eggs to another place and split the breeding pair between the two lakes.