Mission of Terror

A week after the downing of the large alien ship a series of troubling reports began to come in.  The aliens had changed their tactics.  They were actively attacking and killing citizens, not just abducting them.  Another alien had also been seen.  A spidery, monsterous thing dubbed a Chryssalid from the eggheads in the lab.

Chryssalid

It wasn’t long before a report came in from the terror-stricken South American continent  Rosario, Argentina.  The city was under attack, citizens were in extreme danger and the Earth Monkey Strike Team was scrambled!

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Coordinates of the center of the attack were uploaded to the SkyRanger and the team landed in a dark downtown area engulfed in flames and screams.  Word had come in several civilians using a small convenience store for cover.  The team were to rescue as many as possible and neutralize the alien threat.

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Crash Site Run and Gun

After XCOM satellites picked up an alien craft over Colorado (probably over Denver, you know?) a Raven was scrambled for an intercept. After interecept the Raven downed the alien ship which then crash landed in the Colorado wilderness.

Crashsite

Almost before the craft hit the ground, the Earth Monkey Strike Team was scrambled and assigned to the site.  the objectives of Operation Brutal Stranger – survey the site, eliminate hostiles and gather alien technology. Assigned to the mission were the following XCOM Agents, Niedzwiecki, Roberts, Hughes and the newly healed Squaddie Norris.

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Upon landing the team was able to locate the craft easily and found it relatively intact.  While closing distance to the craft, Squaddie Norris and Hughes reported a new, hostile alien life form comprised almost entirely of energy.  The creature was within the ship and aware of the team.  As the squad moved into position another two sectoids were reported within the vehicle.

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