At the dark corners of Harry's Bar. Cpt. Yamauchi drinking hard booze alone. headache comes, her crews got a unwelcome enemies. maybe intel was right, they defeated her Kagemusha's team badly with brutally slaughter.
when the flicking of old-red lightbulb, Yamauchi sense someone's presence. refraction of light looking like a man comes at front of her. an old friend come.
"So, Mr. Saito. you got a detail of desperation of my shadow."
"I am. Ms. Yamauchi." Saito Togan replied.
"Please tell me all you know."
"Actually, your shadow's command was not bad you know. she doing all she can. in this 'Decapitation' mission, hiding commander like these Daoying officers are hard to find, hard to contact, hard to kill. and she has a high ground with no ladder. we wasn't had plenty resource for kill commander Yin."
Saito stops, silence in seconds.
"I don't think you saying excuse. keep talking."
"Thank you, Ms."
"Their first strike was Zhencha, power-armored recon. our keisotsus doing quite well. one down but blowing their first. however cause the teams weaken, Sea Dog with HMG remote got a superiority. anyway keisotus do their best. making time."
"At the last time i was there, i had serious mistake. i was tried killing a doctor at the end."
"Rather than hide yourself."
"Situations are not bad at all. Daiyokai shoot down Sea Dog and erase their shadowshooter. and their jump infantry missed the spot."
"Shadowshooter. what happened to ours?"
"Got an HMG round at face. pay the price from too risky actions."
"Thank you, Mr. Saito." Yamauchi nod to him.
"Now I know our fallen troops bravery and honors. i never forget these men and women. and i never forget those enemies. Mr. Saito, like you said, we need more resources a bird to kill for. have any advice for us?"
Saito Togan came out from refracted space. his white mask stares to Cpt. Yamauchi.
"Ms. Yamauchi. i know some friends from deserts..."