Zhu Li and her cohort were patrolling their assigned area at the Ops Hub when Haqqislamite units were spotted moving in and defensive positions taken in preparation for incoming hostiles
Notes: Sorry for the mostly unpainted models. We also proxied a few models. Proxies are listed below. Lastly, the weird ladder-thing was treated as a saturation zone (modern art installation).
Profile – Name – Model
Daoying Hacker L2 – Zhu Li – Daoying Hacker
Haidao Sniper – Taizong – Haidao Sniper
Zhanshi FO – Zheng Din (AKA Krieger) – Zhanshi
Zhanshi – Chang Ha – Zhanshi
Zhanshi – Yu fan – Zhanshi
Zhanshi – Ha Bo – Zhanshi
Zhencha FO (Boarding Shotgun) – Chang Kai – Zuyong Multi Rifle
Zhencha FO (SMG) – Sun Zhen – Sun Tze v.1
Mowang (NCO, Spitfire) – Zhang Wei – Zhanshi Gongcheng
Tai Sheng (Chain of Command, Mk12) – Tai Sheng – Gui Feng Xi Zhuang
Zhanshi Yisheng (Doctor) – Xiaoyun – Zhanshi Yisheng (Doctor)
Ramah Task Force
Profile – Name – Model
Khawarij (Mk12) – Muhammad – Khawarij (rifle)
Ghulam (Doctor plus) – Adbul Aziz – Ghulam (Rifle)
Ghulam (Forward Observer) – Hala-Iib (triangle) – Ghulam (rifle)
Ghulam Lieutenant – Suleiman – Ghulam (rifle)
Leila Sharif – Leila Sharif – Leila Sharif
Tuareg (Boarding Shotgun) – Baha’ al-Din – Naga (combirifle)
Tuareg (Boarding Shotgun) – Alim Bashir – Gangbuster (boarding shotgun)
Namurr (Spitfire) – Abu al-Qasim – Naffatun (Heavy Flamethrower)
Namurr (Spitfire) – Ashrah Awad – Naffatun (Heavy Flamethrower)
Fanous remote – A1-1AH – Siriusbot
Ghulam (NCO) – Abdur Rab – Janissary (HMG)
Ghulam (NCO) – Abdul Zahir – Zhayedan (Boarding Shotgun)
Fanous remote – HU-AK-3AR – Bot-template
Fanous remote – SP0-0KY – Ratnik
Warcor – Achmed Atiq – Thamyris
HVT: Free-Lance Stringer
In the roll-off, the Haqqislam commander won and took deployment. Yu Jing thus decided to take first turn.
Yu Jing: Tai Sheng
Haqqislam: Namurr (Abdul al-Qasim)
“So, finally a new mission and it is a patrol. Well, not great, not terrible.” Zhu Li thought to herself, as her train of thought was interrupted by an alert. “Be advised, Haqqislam units have entered your perimeter. Prepare to defend in case of hostilites.”
“Well, suddenly this isn’t that boring anymore.” Zhu Li concluded.
After taking defensive positions, Zhu Li started barking orders. “Zhang Wei, move up and get rid of that bot and whatever that guy up in the tower is!”
Zhang Wei duly complied, blinking through the many flashes, firing one shot from his Flammenspeer and several from his Spitfire, eventually succeeding. “If I move into the building I might get another one!” He thought to himself in an upbeat mood. He attempted it, but it did not pan out. “Wait.. This is not a great position. I should retreat to better cover before they choose to advance and I get outflanked and gunned down!” With that settled, Zhang Wei retreated back in sight of his comrades and in cover.
“I will get us another one!” Tai Sheng exclaimed over the comms, running up to cover behind some crates and firing twice at the Fanous bot in front of him. The first shot didn’t have any effect, but the second disabled the bot.
The eager atmosphere was cut short, when a Tuareg appeared out of nowhere and unloaded into poor Tai Sheng. He never stood a chance. Before Zhang Wei could even react, the very same Tuareg moved and shot at him from behind. He wasn’t hit and was now facing the Tuareg, but it kept firing! Zhang Wei too slumped up against the wall, victim to the unexpected infiltrator.
Chang Kai was sitting behind a crate when something he couldn’t quite identify fell in front of him. He knew something or someone was on the other side of the crate. Rather than potentially trigger whatever this thing was, Chang Kai moved the long way around the crate and fired into what turned out to be another Tuareg! It didn’t hurt the f**ker and he placed down another thing. “That has to be a mine…” Chang Kai concluded. “Well, we need him gone!” Chang Kai moved out, getting the wind punched out of him by the impact of the mine, but the armour he wore saved his sorry ass. What made things better was the fact that the Tuareg received a shotgun blast to the chest and was now lying on the ground. “Seriously… F**k you whoever you are!”
“On to the next poor sod that isn’t on my side.” Zhang Wei continued, moving into cover behind a billboard and peeking out, shooting and downing a Ghulam behind a shipping crate. “Good f**king riddance.”
“So, that f**ker that took out Tai Sheng is below me.” Sun Zhen considered. “Not great range, but I have the high ground. Alright, let’s do this!” He moved up to the edge of the roof, peeked out and unloaded into the Tuareg on the walkway without restraint “SUCK IT YOU SNEAKY BASTARD!” He shouted as Tuareg ceased moving.
“Taizong, can you get rid of their long range capabilities?” Zhu Li asked. “Oh, definitely” came the reply, followed by six shots. Most went wide, but enough struck the Khawarij that he ceased to be a concern.
Suddenly, a barrage of grenades rained down on Chang Kai, but he escaped unscathed. He wasn’t so fortunate with the shots from the Namurr that just outflanked him though, and Chang Kai went down.
Taizong saw his friend
“Move in on their HVT Sun Zhen!” Zhu Li commanded. “I will move in on the Namurr to keep him off you!” As Zhu Li rushed forwards, she fired twice and a shot clearly hit the Namurr, but it retreated further behind cover. “Well that just won’t do!” Zhu Li thought to herself. “Best keep going”. And with a quick flanking maneuver and two shotgun shots, the Namurr was dead.
“Everybody fall back! We give a bit of ground and regroup. If they continue their advance, we will grant them many more casualties!” Zhu Li commanded, ordering an orderly retreat.