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RP [G/75] Episode 0: Point that drill to the Heavens

demibear

Game Master
RP Date
1日 22月 YE 42
RP Location
Fort Ready, Nataria
"Some days it rains.
Some days it shines.
But you will always have the dreaded drill and ceremony..."
Unknown Joto Hei
YE 39



Fort Ready Courtyard
0830hours


Much to the delight of the recruits of Fort Ready, the weather had been decent with the sun shining and the temperature being a brisk cool. Though those were details recruits did not really get a chance to enjoy, as could be seen with a formation of recruits on one side of the fort's large courtyard. Judging by the color of their guidon, looked like the recruits were in phase 2 of their training. A tiny woman of a Nekovalkyrja could be seen pacing back and forth after coming from a nearby office.

"Since none of you want to help fix Abe-hei and her trigger discipline out at the range yesterday, I think today we are going to remind you of the importance of teamwork and discipline." She said, being able to be heard on the other side of the courtyard. Another pair of instructors could be seen standing behind them with arms crossed. She then stood to the center of them and went to the position of attention. "Platoon! Attention, half right... face!"

The faces of the recruits began to sour as they executed the facing movement they were ordered to do, for they knew the level of torment about to hit them. What happened next to the unfortunate group would bring back fond memories to yet another group of soldiers on the other side. The vast majority wearing the triple sakura blossom patch on the left sleeve of their class A Type 35 uniforms, a number of them would whisper to each other as they watch.

"A one, two, three..."

"One!"

"A one, two, three..."

"Two!"

The sound of the familiar cadence was not lost on the Taii standing in front of the Giretsu soldiers, Taii Yamanami Munemitsu. A tall brunette of a man, not much was known about him since the briefest of a briefing from him at the end of the day a week ago. He seemed to much prefer having his XO Shoi Takamura, the wearer of the black panel of SAINT, be the source of information to his men and mostly women. To the left of her was Shoi West, leader of the Recon platoon and to the right, Shoi Homma of Alpha Platoon.

The three seemed to be in discussion over something, but it was anyone's guess as to what it might be. But an educated guess would be the three are discussing that the reviewing officer for the unit activation ceremony, Taisa Minamoto, was nowhere to be found. For the time being, everyone was told to stand around and wait.
 
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RaWolfe

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The group was marching on the given formation, people were doing exactly as they were told following the rhythm of their leaders. Yoko was among these people, a woman that was almost getting ready to get into the field. Experience in the field of technology, most of her friends would have wanted to see her in some kind of ship. But what kind of fun would that be, sitting at a starship while the real action was on the planet and going close-in-combat with your enemy. Yoko was thrilled to get her hands finally dirty and she didn't mind what they leaders were going to throw at her, she was ready.
 

demibear

Game Master
Left side of the courtyard

The sound of marching could be heard from the small group of Giretsu infantry coming to join the rest waiting. To the left of them was a tall dark-skinned Minkan rocking the rank of Joto Hei. Though it might have been missed by those of the Giretsu Century waiting for something to happen as it was mostly drowned out from the basic training recruits being punished for another's mistake. At this point, it looked like the session of punishment was over.

"Down!"

"I will not!"

"Up!"

"Put my finger idly on the trigger!"

"Down!"

"I will not!"

"Up!"

"Put my finger idly on the trigger!"

Done with the basic training recruits, the instructor that started it all suddenly stopped slowly pacing and went to the position of attention before ordering them to do the same. Resuming their original facing, she proceeded to speak at a much quieter volume. One would have to really be paying attention to make out what is being discussed.

Right side of the courtyard

"Platoon... halt!" The Joto Hei said once they arrived with the rest of the Giretsu soldiers. "Joto Hei Hansen and Command HQ reporting!" he said after saluting for the formation so the rest do not have to. Taii Yamanami looked over towards them for a moment before returning the salute.

"Good, good. Everyone is here now. Alright, since there is some time before Taisa Minamoto should arrive I would like to make an introduction. So everyone gather around, I do not want to yell." He said, motioning with his arms for everyone to make a half-circle in front of him. Hansen-heisho turned around and ordered his formation to fall out so they would be able to do as ordered.
 

Immortal Cyan

The Cyan Neko
RP Date: 1日 22月 YE 42
RP Location: Fort Ready, Nataria

Fort Ready
Courtyard


Clad in the formal variant of her Type 35 uniform, Okane Eve waited quietly for the unit activation ceremony to begin as she watched the trainees undergo their punishment for the trigger indiscipline of one of their peers. Not long ago, Eve had been in a similar position. She had experienced first-hand the physical exhaustion and frustration the recruits felt as they underwent their punishment. It was in training that she had begun to develop a mild disdain for her non-Nekovalkyrja peers, because they were often the culprits that brought about a brutal session of collective punishment due to their lack of physical fitness and general unsuitableness for life as a soldier. She had tolerated their presence with quiet contempt, but only because it would be unbecoming for a special forces candidate to voice her true feelings on the matter.

Once the punishment was over, Eve gave a deep sigh as she walked towards the right side of the courtyard to report for the forthcoming unit activation ceremony. The gold-skinned Nekovalkyrja moved with a quiet grace that she had perfected in Scout Sniper training. However, she was eager for the opportunity to one day utilize the skills that she had mastered through relentless repetition in a more suitable arena, against the Kuvexian plague in the crucible of war. Like virtually all of her Nekovalkyrja sisters, Eve craved violence. After all, she had been created to be a lethal agent of it. It would be nearly impossible for her to fulfill that calling if she didn’t derive some sort of positive emotion from it. She had received a small taste of the electric thrill that came with violence in the live-fire combat exercises during the final phase of her Giretsu training. However, the sensation that she had experienced had only amounted to a few drops of cold water on parched lips. She knew that there was more on the way, but unfortunately, she had to wait.

Sometimes, it felt that was all anyone ever did in the Star Army.
 

RaWolfe

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Going on the beating sound of shoes hitting the floor, it was a wonderful rhythm that Yoko was following. Until she heard from the Joto Hei to halt and she stopped followed by the other Giretsu soldiers. Waiting in the line facing the command team and kept quiet as her eyes followed Taii. Keeping her hands at the proper position for standing as her commander started to talk.

Hearing that the man didn't want to start yelling made Yoko smile a bit, she did what was asked and stood in a half-circle in front of him and waited for him to continue.
 

demibear

Game Master
As the those under his command gather in front of him, Taii Yamanami's red eyes slowly scanned them. Starting with the Century HQ platoon, he noted the odd mixture of non-cornflower blue uniform panels that added a lively contrast. He then looked over his fellow infantry and rangers.

Some had the look of bloodlust he had come to expect from Nekos. But others did not, something he was hoping will be able to balance them. The last thing he needed was an imbalance of unneeded aggressive Giretsu. Especially as they were understaffed. The thought causing a microexpression of a frown before he corrected it with a semi-stoic face.

"Welcome to G/75, the Black Kitsunes nekovalkyra and non-nekovalkyra . I am your Centurion, Taii Yamanami. This is your Senior Enlisted Advisor Hansen Masashi, a welcomed addition to my command team." Munemitsu said in a commanding voice, with his hands behind him. Masashi stepped forward towards the group when his name was mentioned.

"The XO of the unit is our Intel Officer, Shoi Takamura. Do not let her youthful looks fool you, she is qualified for the task. Do not tempt her, you will not win." Munemitsu continued his introduction of the unit's senior staff. She mirrored Masashi's action when her name was mentioned.

"Those of Alpha platoon will fall under Shoi Homma and you Ghosts here, the recon platoon is led by Shoi West. I will allow them to personally tell you about themselves should they wish to later." Munemitsu continued as the two presented themselves forward as well. No point in being the odd man out in the Star Army.

"As you can see, we are missing two platoons worth of infantry and their support personnel. It seems they are finally starting to staff additional legions with us. I wonder why..." He says, feigning a confused look. He then straightens his face back to the normal semi-stoic look.

"As such, with the exception of emergencies not requiring a full century, we will be strictly a training unit until we are full strength. Expect joint exercises with the local recruits in addition to our own daily training. You will be particularly powerful OpFor to give these boys and girls the reality of this war." He says, ending his minor speech with a grin.

"Are there any questions? This will be one of the few opportunities to speak with me directly."
 
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