Chronicles of Chazaq, Chapter 1, Part 3: Stalking Prey
Chronicles of Chazaq

Chapter 1 - "A new, dark enemy..."

Part 3 : Stalking Prey... 3463

Chazaq sat motionless on the command module, staring at the view screen with the tiny images of space battles flashing on his retinas. From this distance even the massive capital ships looked like tiny mites, even with all the marvellous enhancements of the bio-genetic optical system.

"Nearing outer perimeter of enemy sensor range... cutting engine power... engaging camouflage morphing system..."

Chazaq remained dormant, listening to the soft progress reports from his crew as they performed their duties flawlessly. He could feel the command perch heat up slightly as the living superstructure started changing shape. Whole chambers and levels contorted and reformed, shifting position as the entire outer hull deformed into a shapeless mass.

And as a final touch, the hull colour changed to a dark rock colour with several chunks of various sizes jettisoned from the craft's outer surface to form smaller asteroids, fighters armed with a variety of different and exotic weaponry never before seen by any species. They shared the inertia of the combat cruiser, needing no propulsion other than forming up to accompany the large one and complete the deception.

Planetary gravitational fields will decrease current speed sufficiently to initiate infiltration phase on schedule, negating the use of the Scotia's main drives which could be detected by enemy sensors. The noose was tightening...



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Synopsis
Chapter 1 - "A new, dark enemy...", Part 3 : Stalking Prey... Bred as the ultimate space faring warrior assassins to roam the galaxy and hunt down the prey of their masters... until they become aware of their true nature...
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Set in space with lots of action and adventure. Get to know the Hyvions and their history and share in their future that they make for themselves to survive in a hostile galaxy and band together with their new allies and brothers...
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