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Ante Up Chapter 32: Rescue pt 2Tarquin Victus was examining one of his men when Shepard's squad neared the crash site. He gave a sad sigh, rolling the man over to ease his breathing. The soldier was stretched out in a pool of blood that had come from a large gash in his side. A slick coat of Medi-gel was slathered on the wound, but the amount of blood on the ground didn't bode well for the man. Shepard grimaced as she walked into range, holding her hand up to Sol, hoping that the former-commander wouldn't rush ahead in anger.
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"Lieutenant Victus?" Shepard called.
He blinked over at her, then stood to his full, lanky height. "Commander Shepard..." He walked towards her, staring down at her from the concrete platform he and several others were standing on. He gave a grim smile and Shepard could see a definite resemblance between him and his father. "My men and I are in your debt."
As he dropped down from the platform, landing with ease, Sol growled behind Shepard, hissing, "His men, my ass."
"Sol," Garrus warned
Vae Victo part 2This picks up approximately two weeks after the first part. There will be frequent time skips throughout this part.
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Victus had never run through a mission so fast in his life. An assignment to shut down a up-and-coming krogan merc group, that should have taken nearly a full month to complete, barely took two weeks. By the end of it, he and his men were are exhausted, run to the bone, but grateful to be on the transport back to Palaven in such good time.
As his men tussled around the shuttle, lightly play-fighting and stretching their tired muscles, Victus found a seat in the corner and rested his eyes. He was startled awake by one of his younger recruits, a soldier who was only a year out of basic.
"Captain," he said. "A question, sir?"
Victus blinked to attention. "What is it?"
"Was that merc group a bigger threat than they seemed?" the young soldier asked. They didn't seem that tough
Moving on'Hi Kelly, how's the crew,' Shepard asks.
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'Everyone is settling back down after you took down the Collector base. I'm glad I could spend some time afterwards with you commander, it meant a lot to me, but I know there are other things on your mind.'
'Thanks Kelly,' she says. 'I appreciate everything you've done for me.'
'I'll be honoured to be your friend for a long time.'
'I'll always be there for you Kelly. Someday I hope you'll find the right person to keep you safe though.'
'Speaking of which, I was wondering about Joker. He seems to have taken all this remarkably well, considering, but I'm unsure about the relationship he's developed with EDI, if you could call it that.'
'What are you suggesting?'
'Do you know if he has anyone waiting for him back home?'
'Not to my knowledge.'
'Any friends outside of the Normandy?'
'Not a lot. I don't think he kept in touch with Kaidan at all either. All his friends are on this ship.'
'Okay commander, thank you.'
'My pleasure Kelly.'