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The Sleepy Banker[]

Level: 66 Prereq: Word to the Wise
Npc noob full.png I'll be going deep undercover. Job uniform rebel helmet icon.png Make Rebel Helmet at the Uniform Factory
Job uniform rebel boot icon.png Make Rebel Jackboots at the Uniform Factory
Job uniform rebel pads icon.png Make Rebel Shoulderpad at the Uniform Factory
Cost: Resource-time.png 10h, Resource-Gold.png 23,500
Reward: Resource-xp.png 2,660
Followup: Full Cardio, The Bailiff's Sister
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc noob full.png Sirs, shouldn't we be following up on that stuff General Ashe was talking about? The incredibly dangerous enemy hiding in the shadows, turning the world against us?
Morgan2.png Yeah, cool idea Perkins.
Instead of, like, running the Outpost, trying to survive Rebel attacks and keeping the Frontier safe, I'll spend all my time following up on the deranged last words of a man who betrayed every army he ever joined.
Npc noob full.png I know the source is less than reliable, but think about it. What makes more sense, that we're the target of some kind of evil mastermind, manipulating events against us, or our luck is actually just THIS bad?
Finish mission
Morgan2.png Perkins!
What the hell is this? A Rebel uniform?
Npc noob full.png I'm going undercover, sir. I need to find out more about their source.
Morgan2.png Are you kidding me? It's suicide! I don't care what Ashe said! You're to stay at the Outpost. That's an order.
Also, can you get the blood stains out of these pants? That's an order too.
Reward screen
Morgan2.png Also, don't ask about the blood stains. Also an order.

The Bailiff's Sister[]

Level: 66 Prereq: The Sleepy Banker
Npc noob full.png Wait, why was Ramsey so excited to involve me in a con game? Mapicon.png Go to the Heartland
NpcRebel icon.png Defeat the Rebel Reinforcements
Reward: Resource-xp.png 4,690
Followup: Baby in a Basket
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc noob full.png Are you sure about this Sarge? Lieutenant Morgan seemed pretty pissed off at the very idea of me going undercover.
Npc sergeant full.png Look, either you'll turn out to be right, and you'll get the intel, or he'll turn out to be right, and then he'll have an excuse to punish you. Either way, Morgan is happy.
Npc noob full.png Alright Sarge, what's the plan?
Npc sergeant full.png It's The Prodigal Son, Perkins, a flimflam. We'll intercept some Rebel reinforcements, wipe them out, then give you the identity of the lowest ranking man.
You say you hid, your whole unit was wiped out, not sure how you survived, very traumatized, all that jazz. Then when their backs are turned, you steal everything you can get your hands on and hit the bricks.
Finish mission
Npc sergeant full.png Alright Perkins, you'll be taking on the role of Private Buntain. Remember to respond to your fake name, act really overwhelmed, and try not to get killed.
Reward screen
Npc noob full.png I think the overwhelmed part is going to come pretty naturally.

Baby in a Basket[]

Level: 66 Prereq: The Bailiff's Sister
Npc sergeant full.png Morgan expresses his concern for Perkins… not… well. Mapicon.png Go to the Heartland
NpcRebel icon.png Defeat the Rebels!
Reward: Resource-xp.png 4,760
Followup: Robots Can't Sing The Blues, Something's Rotten in Recoil (Again)
Dialogue
Start mission
Morgan2.png Ramsey, have you seen Perkins? He never got those blood stains out of my church pants.
Npc sergeant full.png Yeah, about that…
He's undercover in a Rebel camp in the Heartland, attempting to extract details on the mole who is compromising the security of the outpost or die trying.
Morgan2.png Oh man, that little bastard better not die trying! I SPECIFICALLY told him not to die trying!
Finish mission
Morgan2.png Perkins! I have a really vivid memory where I told you not to do the thing you just did. I don't… I don't even…
I mean, you know how mad I get at you normally, can you imagine how angry I am with you when you're actively insubordinate?
Npc noob full.png I have details on a half dozen leaks, including two in Recoil Ridge, and a good twenty more solid leads.
Morgan2.png Fine, you can come home, but you are in all KINDS of trouble, Mister.
Reward screen
Morgan2.png Do you have ANY IDEA how SCARED I was?

Full Cardio[]

Level: 66 Prereq: The Sleepy Banker
Npc sergeant full.png Just need some exercise equipment. Job machine ballchain icon.png Make Ball and Chain at the Machine Shop
Cost: Resource-time.png 12h, Resource-Gold.png 40,000
Reward: Resource-xp.png 2,100
Followup: Blasting Your Quads
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc sergeant full.png Lieutenant, permission to take a short leave this afternoon.
Morgan2.png Ramsey, we've talked about this, you're allowed to relax in the evening unless you're specifically on duty. You don't have to request leave.
Npc sergeant full.png Right, sorry, Morgan. I'm just feeling really run down and out of sorts. Wanted to make sure you could spare me.
Morgan2.png Again, if you're not on the duty roster, I'm not sparing you, I already have things covered. Go relax. Take it easy.
Npc sergeant full.png Will do, Lieutenant. I'll probably just do a quick workout, get the blood pumping.
Finish mission
Morgan2.png Seriously?
I thought you were doing a quick workout. What's with the ball and chain?
Npc sergeant full.png I'm getting slow, Morgan! I can't let a little thing like a seventy pound weight around one ankle keep me from nailing a four minute mile!
Morgan2.png Okay, right, see, I just forget sometimes that you are an insane person. So thank you for reminding me about that.
Reward screen
Npc sergeant full.png What's insane about a commitment to physical fitness?

Blasting Your Quads[]

Level: 66 Prereq: Full Cardio
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png If this doesn't kill him, he's gonna be in GREAT shape. ElectroCutters icon.png Make Electro-Geared Cutters at the Machine Shop x 2
Cost: Resource-time.png 1d 12h, Resource-Gold.png 1,170
Reward: Resource-xp.png 2,660
Followup: The Old What For
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc sergeant full.png It's not enough, Zoey! I'm pushing myself as hard as I can, but I still can't shake this feeling. I've gotta work through it!
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png I've been tinkerin' with an idea: directly stimulatin' muscle groups with an electrical charge to force contractions. I kinda figured it would be for torture or somethin', but you could probably use it to work out longer.
Npc sergeant full.png I'm in! What do you need?
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png I can rig somethin' up with a couple of Electro-Geared Cutters from the Machine Shop.
Finish mission
Npc sergeant full.png Zoey!
These are fantastic! I ran until I passed out, and then I just kept running! I woke up alone in the middle of the wasteland!
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png That's what kept happening to the test subjects too!
Reward screen
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png None of them made it back, though...

The Old What For[]

Level: 66 Prereq: Blasting Your Quads
Npc sergeant full.png It's cool if I keep doing deep lunges during this, right? Npc trooper icon.png Defeat Angry Troopers
Reward: Resource-xp.png 2,800
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc trooper full.png Sergeant Ramsey! It has to stop!
Npc sergeant full.png What has to stop? What are you talking about?
Npc trooper full.png The exercise! It's too much! You're making everyone uncomfortable! And you're… would you please stand still while we talk to you? Stop it, stop run—STOP. STOP IT. NO JUMPING JACKS.
Npc sergeant full.png C'mon guys, I gotta keep my heart rate up!
Finish mission
Npc sergeant full.png Whew! Thanks fellas!
Here I am, running around like a maniac, when all I needed to do to feel right again was get into some live fire combat training!
Npc trooper full.png *cough*
Npc sergeant full.png Rest assured folks, we'll be doing PLENTY more of that to keep the whole of the 95th Rifles looking sharp!
Reward screen
Npc trooper full.png Anyone have any spare blood or organs?

Remediation Meditation[]

Level: 66 Prereq: Surprise Visitors II, Battle with Experiment X17
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Well… yes. We'll do what Dr. Harris suggests. Job distillery ethanol icon.png Make Ethanol at the Distillery
Cost: Resource-time.png 8h, Resource-Gold.png 7,500
Reward: Resource-xp.png 2,100
Followup: Way Down in the Mine
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Alright, I've gathered this little group to discuss the environmental damage caused by the uranium mine, and discuss possible solutions.
So far we have "dam up the water, and then when it collects I guess put all the water in lead barrels and then bury those, but try not to get the lead into the water" and "blow it up." Which, Zoey, does not even make sense.
Dr harris full@2x.png Are your problems always so tiresome? Why not just inject ethanol into the substrate?
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Because… I have no idea how that would help?
Dr harris full@2x.png By stimulating the activity of naturally occurring microbes, which have previously demonstrated the ability to convert Uranium from the hazardous hexavalent oxidation state to the inert tetravalent state, obviously.
It's likely the only remediation effort we can afford at this juncture. Am I seriously having to explain something so elementary to you?
Finish mission
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Zoey, I'm not sure if I'm just imagining it, but sometimes I feel like Dr. Harris… well… sometimes when we're talking… Her manner is kind of…
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png You mean how sometimes she looks at you and the thing you just said made her so mad that she's not even mad at you, she's just mad at the world? Like for lettin' you be in it?
Npc engineer full~ipad.png ... yes. So you've noticed that too.
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png Everyone notices it, Floyd.
Reward screen
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png She ain't a pleasant lady.

Way Down in the Mine[]

Level: 66 Prereq: Remediation Meditation
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Oh, so we're just kind of guessing. Mapicon.png Go to the Uranium Mine
Followup: Danger is Double
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc engineer full~ipad.png We've prepared the ethanol, and I've developed a method for injecting it into the ground water. Is there anything we should know about ramifications?
Dr harris full@2x.png None that I'm aware of. Why do you ask?
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Well, I'm just wondering if you're aware of any side effects from previous remediation efforts similar to this.
Dr harris full@2x.png There were no previous efforts of this nature. I invented the technique while you were rambling on about lead containers. I see no reason it shouldn't work, but I haven't spent a great deal of time considering it.

Danger is Double[]

Level: 66 Prereq: Way Down in the Mine
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Still, it's nice knowing our intentions were pure. Mapicon.png Go to the Uranium Mine
S spiderwasp warrior 70 icon.png Defeat the Spiderwasps!
Reward: Resource-xp.png 4,060
Followup: Til Your Blood Runs as Black as Coal
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png The ethanol injectors are goin' in fine, Floyd! We'll be done in no time!
Npc engineer full~ipad.png That's wonderful Zoey! It's so rare that we have the opportunity to act in a purely benevolent manner, helping to undo some of the damage that's been done to our natural world.
Npc trooper full.png Sir! Spiderwasps! In the mine! They're attacking the workers!
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png Sorry Floyd, looks like we gotta do some damage to the natural world.
Finish mission
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Alright, what's done is done. Let's finish getting the ethanol injectors installed, and see if we can't minimize any further damage.
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png Will do, Floyd! But I feel like I should warn ya, the fight mighta caused some damage ta the local fault lines. I wouldn't be surprised if there were earthquakes or somethin'.
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Nor would I, Zoey. Nor would I.
Reward screen
Npc engineer full~ipad.png I try to maintain a positive outlook. I REALLY do.

Til Your Blood Runs as Black as Coal[]

Level: 66 Prereq: Danger is Double
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Well, at least we're not getting crushed. Mapicon.png Go to the Spiderwasp Nest
S spiderwasp warrior 70 icon.png Fight off the Spiderwasps!
Reward: Resource-xp.png 5,040
Followup: Infestation
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png Hey Floyd, remember when I said we mighta caused a coupla earthquakes?
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Are we about to be crushed to death?
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png I mean, it's possible an' all, but it looks like a quake opened up a Spiderwasp nest ta the south, so there's a real good chance they'll run all over every village nearby… and the Outpost.
Finish mission
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png Well, that was a heck of a disaster. An' we still haven't figured out a way to keep the Spiderwasps from goin' wild. Sorry, Floyd.
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Zoey, we're not dead, we're not paralyzed by a poison, AND we managed to get the ethanol injectors installed and working.
Sure, we uncovered a massive Spiderwasp nest and riled up the hordes of giant insects within, but I'm going to go ahead and call this one a win.
Reward screen
Npc engineer full~ipad.png And if the ethanol doesn't work, I'm just going to scream for a few hours and then move on.

Infestation[]

Level: 68 Prereq: Til Your Blood Runs as Black as Coal
Npc engineer full~ipad.png This is unconscionable! Mapicon.png Go to the Spiderwasp Nest
S spiderwasp warrior 70 icon.png Wipe out the Spiderwasps
Reward: Resource-xp.png 4,900
Followup: Infiltration
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc engineer full~ipad.png It's absolutely unacceptable, Morgan! I will not be a party to the wholesale slaughter of an animal, ESPECIALLY not in an already compromised ecosystem!
Morgan2.png Sorry Floyd, the Spiderwasp nest is too dangerous. We can't risk it. It's a matter of public safety.
Npc engineer full~ipad.png As the chief civilian representative on the Outpost, public safety is under MY purview! I will block this at every step!
Morgan2.png You're in charge of the sewers and sound construction and "slow children at play" sign aspects of public safety. The problems that we solve with machine guns are more my jurisdiction.
Finish mission
Morgan2.png Floyd, this would be a lot smoother if you'd just make a bunch of bug poison or something. You know they're just gonna move again, anyway.
Npc engineer full~ipad.png We don't know that! We know they HAVE in the past. Maybe they'll die! Maybe they'll move to a worse location! Also, poison for something that big is just regular poison. Lacing their nest with it would be quite dangerous.
Morgan2.png So? Isn't that why we have Perkins?
Reward screen
Npc engineer full~ipad.png I suppose that IS why we have Perkins.

Infiltration[]

Level: 68 Prereq: Infestation
Npc engineer full~ipad.png "Murderable" isn't even a word! Mapicon.png Go to the Spiderwasp Nest
S spiderwasp warrior 70 icon.png Destroy 3 Spiderwasp Egg Clutches
Followup: Infiltration
Dialogue
Start mission
Morgan2.png So, Floyd, about the Spiderwasp queen...
Npc engineer full~ipad.png I'm not going to help you murder her, Morgan. Besides, she won't even come out of her hidden and heavily guarded burrow unless her offspring are endangered…
Morgan2.png So we CAN murder her if we just kill her eggs and make her show her face… maw… whatever! Just making sure it was possible! It's okay, boys, she's totally murderable!
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Wait, Morgan! If you do, one of the other females will simply—! Morgan!

Infiltration[]

Level: 68 Prereq: Infiltration
Morgan2.png "Leap before you look" is my motto. Mapicon.png Go to the Spiderwasp Nest
Hero spiderwasp queen icon.png Defeat the Spiderwasp Queen!
Reward: Resource-xp.png 7,700, Resource-tooth.png 10, Resource-chem.png 10
Followup: Abnegation
Dialogue
Start mission
Morgan2.png That's the Spiderwasp Queen?
Holy—! She's massive!
This was probably a bad idea… But I've never let that stop me before! Let's go, men!
Finish mission
Morgan2.png Hey Floyd, remember when were talking about murderability vis a vis the Spiderwasp Queen… what were you saying at the end there?
Npc engineer full~ipad.png While the hives are similar to bee hives in having only one active queen, they parallel wasps in that multiple fertile females will be preemptively fertilized, both for expansion and in case of emergency.
Depending on the nature of the emergency, the birth rate of males can be modified. Since the previous emergency was food based, we saw mostly drones. We can now expect a huge increase in the number of warrior Spiderwasps.
Morgan2.png Um… uh oh?
Reward screen
Npc engineer full~ipad.png It wouldn't hurt to try respecting Science now and again.

Abnegation[]

Level: 68 Prereq: Infiltration
Npc engineer full~ipad.png It was BARELY a ruse. Job lab acid icon.png Make Gamma Amino-butyric Acid at the Research Lab
Job filtering plant water jug icon.png Make Taurine at the Research Lab
CloudyDishwater.png Make Procaine at the Research Lab
Cost: Resource-time.png 18h, Resource-Gold.png 120,000
Reward: Resource-xp.png 3,500
Followup: Chores Around The Outpost
Dialogue
Start mission
Morgan2.png Hey Floyd, if I was going to not try to wipe out all the fertilized female Spiderwasps, what stuff should I not do? And how long would I have? ...not have?
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Morgan. I'm dealing with it. You stay here. I'll be gone a while.
Morgan2.png Wait… are you gonna take care of killing them or of NOT killing them? Because I actually DO want to kill them.
That was a ruse.
Finish mission
Dr harris full@2x.png Lieutenant… Morgan, is it?
Morgan2.png It is. YOU KNOW IT IS. Why do you do things that hurt people?
Dr harris full@2x.png Your lack of memorability is not really of importance. I'm concerned about the work your friend Floyd was engaged in at my Laboratory. The combination of chemicals he collected and synthesized was… unusual. He hasn't been seen since.
Morgan2.png Is he gonna make a bomb?
Dr harris full@2x.png I do not believe he intends to create an explosive. If he attempted it with the materials in question, I would not expect it to be successful.
Then again, maybe he is trying to make an explosive and I am underestimating his level of incompetence.
Morgan2.png Probably not a big deal then, right? Tell me if you think someone is going to make a bomb.
Reward screen
Morgan2.png Besides Zoey. Zoey is always about to make a bomb.

Chores Around The Outpost[]

Level: 70 Prereq: Abnegation
Morgan2.png I mean throw a tantrum, why don't you? RatGrey icon.png Make Raptor Feed at the Raptor Ranch
Job toolshop shovel icon.png Clean out Boar Pen
Mission toolBox icon.png Repair Raptor Stalls at the Raptor Ranch
Cost: Resource-time.png 7h, Resource-Gold.png 7,200
Reward: Resource-xp.png 2,100
Followup: Old Stompin' Grounds
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Morgan, have you looked at the blueprints for my new workspace? I think you'll find it quite cost effective.
Morgan2.png Look, I told you already, until you give me one good reason why you need a new workspace, I'm not allocating any of our scarce resources to it. Am I clear?
Npc engineer full~ipad.png The asbestos, Morgan. It's everywhere.
Morgan2.png Oh come on, you're going to have to try a little harder than that.
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Fine, I guess I'll go and finish up my chores taking care of the animals. I guess that's all I'm good for these days.
Finish mission
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Morgan, I'd really like to talk about the asbestos-infested workstation—
Morgan2.png Aaaand all the raptors have escaped their stalls. Good going, Floyd. What material did you use to make them out of, your tear-stained thesis statements?
Npc engineer full~ipad.png I'm not a carpenter. I'm not a raptor feeder, or a veterinarian. I'm a civil engineer.
Morgan2.png Well, these raptors aren't just going to put THEMSELVES back into their pens.
Reward screen
Npc engineer full~ipad.png I've been a Scientist for thirty years! What do I have to show for it?

Old Stompin' Grounds[]

Level: 70 Prereq: Chores Around The Outpost
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Guess the raptor pen will have to do… it's the only place of quiet I have these days. Mission paper icon.png Write Letter of Resignation at the Raptor Pen
Raptor icon.png Fight off Raptors
Cost: Resource-time.png 16h, Resource-Gold.png 5,950
Reward: Resource-xp.png 2,100
Followup: The Bigfoot Ceremony
Dialogue
Start mission
Morgan2.png Floyd, this is your fault, so get those raptors back in their pens RIGHT NOW.
Npc engineer full~ipad.png That's it, after this fiasco, I'm resigning.
Since my workspace is filled with deadly carcinogens, I'll have to make an impromptu one to write my resignation.
Finish mission
Morgan2.png Well, we cleaned up your raptor mess. You're welcome, Floyd.
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Morgan, I need to talk to you about something—
Morgan2.png Oh, and while we were busy with that, Dr. Harris was kidnapped by Bigfoots!
Reward screen
Morgan2.png Strange turn of events, really.

The Bigfoot Ceremony[]

Level: 70 Prereq: Old Stompin' Grounds
Morgan2.png I mean, it would have taken a few seconds to explain, but sure. Run off. Mapicon.png Go to the Bigfoot Ceremony
Followup: The Bigfoot Ceremony
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Wait, you say Dr. Harris was kidnapped by Bigfoots? At this time of year? But that doesn't make any sense... it's not even their mating season!
Morgan2.png Yeah, don't worry about it, Ramsey is getting the troops to go to Bigfoot Country and wrangle her back.
Npc engineer full~ipad.png No, I know what's happening. They won't be there. I… I don't have time to explain! Perkins, come with me!

The Bigfoot Ceremony[]

Level: 70 Prereq: The Bigfoot Ceremony
Npc bigfoot shaman full.png Ghhhhhhu! Mapicon.png Crash the Bigfoot Ceremony
S bigfoot adult icon.png Defeat the Bigfoots
Reward: Resource-xp.png 4,200
Followup: You Are a Valued Member of This Team
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc engineer full~ipad.png There they are! I knew it!
As the bigfoot females approach puberty, the elders herd them to a secondary location away from the males as they undergo their transformation. Since we're genetically similar to bigfoots, they must've mistaken Dr. Harris' pheromones for one of their own.
Npc noob full.png That's great, can we get her back now?
Npc bigfoot shaman full.png Grrahahs!
Npc engineer full~ipad.png I suppose diplomacy is out of the question at the moment?
Finish mission
Dr harris full@2x.png Well, I hope you're not expecting thanks for rescuing me. You're glad I don't charge you and the entire Imperial army with malicious negligence.
Morgan2.png We came just in time—
To find out Floyd already dealt with the situation? Weird, but okay.
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Morgan, I rescind my resignation. It's obvious now you'd all die without me.
I'm the only one around here who knows about the rituals of Bigfoots and the sleeping cycles of sandworms! I'm the only one who can save us!!
Morgan2.png Floyd was going to retire? News to me.
Reward screen
Npc engineer full~ipad.png I don't need an asbestos-free workplace, I'll just cure cancer!

I May Fail You, But Science Never Will[]

Level: 66 Prereq: Battle with Experiment X17
Morgan2.png It's a good thing she's so… agreeable to work with... Resource steel.png Turn-in 5000 Steel
Resource concrete.png Turn-in 5000 Concrete
Reward: Resource-xp.png 3,640
Followup: Defense is the Best (Insert Cliche Here)
Dialogue
Start mission
Dr harris full@2x.png Wait, you expect me to work for you under these conditions? Is this some kind of a joke? Where are the fire breathing robots? The electrical charged force fields? The SCIENCE lab?
Morgan2.png You're right, ma'am. It's a joke. Now if you'll just step aside, I'll show you the REAL outpost.
Seriously, what do you expect? We're stationed in the middle of the damn desert with no support from a dead Empire. Oh, and the entire frontier wants to murder us.
Dr harris full@2x.png You destroyed my lab and led the Rebels to me so that you could give me this crude excuse for… civilization of any kind? A prison would have better facilities!
If you expect me to help your cause, I'm going to need some resources. And a lot of them.
Finish mission
Dr harris full@2x.png While you were out, I drew up some blueprints for my lab.
Morgan2.png What the hell do you need a lab for? Floyd just uses a stall in the raptor pen.
Dr harris full@2x.png Well… Floyd doesn't have the qualifications that I do, so he can continue to tinker with his 'My First Beaker' kit in the raptor hay. Now do you want a real scientist working for your sorry excuse for a rag-tag band of… whatever you are, or don't you?
Morgan2.png Fine.
Zoey?
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png A science lab?!
Great idea, LT! I've wanted to do this forever! I even got some ideas brewin' on how to make all the furniture flame retardant!
Reward screen
Dr harris full@2x.png I like her.

Defense is the Best (Insert Cliche Here)[]

Level: 66 Prereq: I May Fail You, But Science Never Will
Dr harris full@2x.png Words can't quite convey my surprise at his disregard. NpcRebel icon.png Defeat the attacking Rebels
Comp defCombat saw trap icon.png Build an Armor Mulcher
Reward: Resource-xp.png 4,984
Followup: Where's Our Government Funding?
Dialogue
Start mission
Dr harris full@2x.png I'm sorry to disturb your sleep, Lieutenant, but there are Rebels outside the base.
Morgan2.png Yeah, I know, I've got Perkins on it.
Dr harris full@2x.png You have a… private responsible for the safety of your base?
Morgan2.png He's just going to frantically wave a white flag around and dodge bullets until they get tired and go away.
Dr harris full@2x.png ...
Morgan2.png Look, Dr. Harris. It's Thursday, and I've already scheduled my 'me' time. I've got the bubble bath drawn and everything.
Dr harris full@2x.png ...
Morgan2.png Don't look at me like that. I'll take care of it.
Finish mission
Dr harris full@2x.png Just when I think your incompetence has reached its peak, you find a way to push the boundaries of your ineptitude.
Morgan2.png Well… thanks. I try.
Dr harris full@2x.png It wasn't a compliment.
If I'm going to work with deadly, fragile chemicals to produce the weapons you need, I'm going to need a safe place to do it.
Reward screen
Morgan2.png I can do private, I can even do clean, but safe? Not around here.

Where's Our Government Funding?[]

Level: 66 Prereq: Defense is the Best (Insert Cliche Here)
Morgan2.png We already have a sweatshop for wayward children... Resource steel.png Turn-In 7500 Steel
Job machine fumehood icon.png Build Fume Hood at Machine Shop
Job uniform chemsuit icon.png Build Chemical Resistant Suits at Uniform Factory x 3
Cost: Resource-time.png 1d, Resource-Gold.png 177,500
Reward: Resource-xp.png 4,060, unlocks Research Lab
Followup: IMMA FIRE MAH LASER
Dialogue
Start mission
Dr harris full@2x.png Lieutenant, here's a list of supplies that I'll need.
Morgan2.png ... Is this deja vu? Didn't we already get your supplies?
Dr harris full@2x.png I'm building a lab, Lieutenant Morgan, not a slightly fortified Home for Wayward Children.
Finish mission
Morgan2.png Now are you satisfied? Do you have enough supplies for your lab yet, or should I let you scavenge my house for loose parts?
Dr harris full@2x.png You should watch your tone. I'm the one doing YOU a favor. Unless you can find another physicist who did her graduate work in advanced weaponry and Ancient tech.
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png C'mon now, less fightin' and more buildin' weapons.
Reward screen
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png THEN, more fightin'.

IMMA FIRE MAH LASER[]

Level: 66 Prereq: Where's Our Government Funding?
Dr harris full@2x.png I am not letting any of them into the laboratory when we're finished with it... Comp civJob lab icon.png Build the Research Lab in the Shops menu
Reward: Resource-xp.png 4,340, Plasma Trooper
Followup: Dreams, Interrupted, The Great Pierce County Chili Cook Off
Dialogue
Start mission
Dr harris full@2x.png I hope that I don't deeply regret my decision to help you.
With such dangerous weapons comes a new kind of responsibility.
Morgan2.png Whatever, when do we get to melt some faces off?
Npc sergeant full.png Can we build tanks with heat-detecting explosive cannons?
Or heat-detecting explosive cannons built on TOP OF heat-detecting explosive cannons?
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png I can even rig up some of our houses so that they'd defensively explode in case of home intrusions!
Npc engineer full~ipad.png I've always wanted to experiment with a hybrid raptor-laser. Half gentle dinosaur, half deadly machine.
Dr harris full@2x.png I'm dealing with an entire troupe of sociopaths…
Finish mission
Morgan2.png So, where are the weapons?
Dr harris full@2x.png We literally just built the lab, Lieutenant. I'll be doing research for a while before anything is ready for the field.
Morgan2.png Weapons.
I need them.
Dr harris full@2x.png Well, if you insist on being bullheaded, I in fact had been working on a new weapon before this whole fiasco forced me out of my underground lab.
You're welcome to test it out, but we're going to need a production facility in place to make more.
Reward screen
Morgan2.png Things that explode. And burn. And go POP. BOOM! Weapons.

Trouble in a City Near a River[]

Level: 66 Prereq: Word to the Wise
Morgan2.png Honestly, I don't even like Archibald much. Mapicon.png Go to Trotbeck
Followup: Trouble in a City Near a River
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc noob full.png Sir, we've got—
Morgan2.png Perkins, I told you not to disturb me unless the life of someone I cared about on a personal level was at risk.
Npc noob full.png And then you spent like fifteen minutes making sure it was clear that I was not on the list. I remember.
Morgan2.png Do you remember when I listed all the people who are on the list even though you're not? Like… I had ARCHIBALD on the list. I barely know that guy.
Npc noob full.png Sir, can we talk about this later? Ma Pierce is under attack.

Trouble in a City Near a River[]

Level: 66 Prereq: Trouble in a City Near a River
Npc sergeant full.png I ask for so little. Mapicon.png Go to Trotbeck
NpcRebel icon.png Take out the Rebels
Reward: Resource-xp.png 4,200
Followup: Ma's Got Her Hands Full
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc sergeant full.png Enemy sighted, sir.
Morgan2.png Yeah, we can all see them, Ramsey. They're right over there.
Npc sergeant full.png Morgan, I lost nearly everyone I knew when the Empire fell, and my girlfriend lives on the other side of a few hundred miles of frozen wasteland. If you don't let me have this, I have nothing.
Morgan2.png Wow, yeah, your life is kind of a bummer. Permission to take things real seriously and act all formal, granted.
Finish mission
Npc-portrait-Ma Pierce.png Well, if it isn't my knight in shining armor. Nice to see you wantonly discharging weapons and risking lives in my town again, Lieutenant.
Morgan2.png Shucks, what's a few dead soldiers between old friends.
Npc-portrait-Ma Pierce.png Honestly, Lieutenant, I appreciate it, but you oughta head home.
You know I don't brook firearms in Trotbeck, but the Rebels are soldiers, and I know how to manage them. This isn't a Silver Wolf raid, and I don't want my home to become a battlefield again, if I can help it.
Morgan2.png Well, you know where to find me if they get out of control. Take care, Ma.
Reward screen
Npc-portrait-Ma Pierce.png The day I can't control a platoon of Rebels is the day I start planning my retirement.

Ma's Got Her Hands Full[]

Level: 66 Prereq: Trouble in a City Near a River
Morgan2.png "Oh, you shot some of us, waahh!" That's how they sound. Mapicon.png Go to Trotbeck
Followup: We've Got Our Hands Full!
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc sergeant full.png Morgan, we've received word from Ma Pierce. I guess we stirred some things up when we shot all those guys.
Morgan2.png Man, the Rebels are such drama queens.

We've Got Our Hands Full![]

Level: 66 Prereq: Ma's Got Her Hands Full
Npc sergeant full.png Get ready to intercept my fists! Into your faces! Cause I'm punching you! Mapicon.png Go to Trotbeck
NpcRebel icon.png Defeat the Rebels
Reward: Resource-xp.png 3,640
Followup: Destination: Trotbeck
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc sergeant full.png Sir! There are Rebel troops outside Trotbeck — it looks like they're planning to intercept us!
Morgan2.png Let's not disappoint them, folks!
Finish mission
Morgan2.png You know, if it weren't for the overwhelming numbers, and the significantly stronger economic and supply infrastructure, I feel like we'd really be giving these guys a run for their money.
Npc sergeant full.png Yeah, it's a shame about them having all that stuff that wins wars.
Reward screen
Morgan2.png A darn shame.

Destination: Trotbeck[]

Level: 66 Prereq: We've Got Our Hands Full!
Npc sergeant full.png It's a good thing I never ever get tired of shooting guys. Mapicon.png Go to Trotbeck
Followup: Destination: Trotbeck
Dialogue
Start mission
Morgan2.png Alright folks, I'm glad we had fun, but Trotbeck still needs our help. Let's get the lead out.

Destination: Trotbeck[]

Level: 66 Prereq: Destination: Trotbeck
Morgan2.png Of course, these targets shoot back. Mapicon.png Go to Trotbeck
NpcRebel icon.png Defeat the Rebels
Reward: Resource-xp.png 2,800
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc-portrait-Ma Pierce.png Wish I could say I was glad to see you folks. I'm afraid these Rebels haven't exactly behaved like gentlemen. I was hoping you could help them blow off some steam.
Morgan2.png I figure we can give them something more interesting to shoot at than your stop signs.
Finish mission
Npc salmanca full.png Cease fire!
Platoon, stow your weapons and withdraw with all due haste.
Morgan2.png Hey! No!
Wait… what? Does anyone know what's happening?
Npc salmanca full.png My apologies, Mrs. Pierce. The behavior of these troops was absolutely unacceptable. We'll be withdrawing to a safe distance, and please be assured that I'll be personally conducting a disciplinary investigation at the first opportunity.
Lieutenant Morgan, I regret meeting you under these circumstances. It's clear that your presence here was requested and provided in good faith. Given the situation, we'll make no attempt to pursue, and request that you do the same.
Morgan2.png So… you're just gonna leave. And you want us to just leave. And then we all agree to not shoot each other for a while? I… who are you exactly? This is a trap, right?
Npc salmanca full.png I am General Salmanca of the Revolutionary army, and I swear on my family and homeland, for which I have fought and killed, that this is not a trap.
Morgan2.png Huh.
Yeah, ok. Let's give it a shot.
Reward screen
Morgan2.png So… what the hell just happened?

Dreams, Interrupted[]

Level: 67 Prereq: IMMA FIRE MAH LASER
Npc noob full.png I may have bruises, but at least I don't have toxic, repressed rage... NpcRebel icon.png Defeat Rebels in the Outpost
Reward: Resource-xp.png 4,480, unlocks Plasma Refinery, unlocks Advanced Plasma Refinery
Followup: Rebels. There Are A Lot Of Them.
Dialogue
Start mission
Morgan2.png I was having the most peaceful dream, about a beautiful dove with wings made of white noise, surrounding me with a calming aura.
Then I realized it was just Rebel planes flying over the base again and I forced Perkins to spar with me bare knuckles for five rounds.
Reward screen
Dr harris full@2x.png I miss living alone in a booby trapped cave in the mountains… Everything was easier then.

Rebels. There Are A Lot Of Them.[]

Level: 67 Prereq: Dreams, Interrupted
Npc noob full.png Morgan does have the amazing ability to walk in somewhere and have everyone hate him instantly. NpcRebel icon.png Defeat Rebels in the Outpost
Comp resMill plasma icon.png Build a Plasma Refinery or Advanced Plasma Refinery
Reward: Resource-xp.png 5,740
Followup: Wielding The Forces of the Archons
Dialogue
Start mission
Dr harris full@2x.png The Rebels have been attacking the Outpost with startling frequency, Lieutenant Morgan. What kind of enemies have you made?
Morgan2.png I mean, do you want the list?
Dr harris full@2x.png If you could continue to distract them, I'd appreciate it. I'd prefer if a stray bullet didn't enter the laboratory, cause everything to explode, and shuffle us all off the mortal coil just yet.
Finish mission
Morgan2.png How are those super weapons coming along, Dr. Harris? The troops are running out of steam and frankly, I want to see something explode.
Dr harris full@2x.png If you people would just let me concentrate and stop bothering me with your inane questions and concerns every five seconds, maybe I could come up with results faster.
Morgan2.png Five seconds?!
C'mon, it's not that—
Npc engineer full~ipad.png I'd like to issue a formal complaint against the plasma refinery. It's built directly above an underground stream which is home to a rare species of blind trout.
Morgan2.png OK, sure, Floyd's concerns are inane, but you exaggerated the regularity.
Reward screen
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Even when you're joking, your words still HURT.

Wielding The Forces of the Archons[]

Level: 67 Prereq: Rebels. There Are A Lot Of Them.
Morgan2.png Hey, this whiskey wasn't cheap... Resource plasma.png Create Plasma at the Plasma Refinery
Reward: Resource-xp.png 4,200, unlocks Plasma Weapons Factory
Followup: Plasma Is Not For Everyone
Dialogue
Start mission
Dr harris full@2x.png Please don't come into the lab without prior notice. I'm working on quite a deadly substance.
Morgan2.png And what substance is that? We already tried out the bee gun. Perkins blew up like an anaphylaxis balloon and we had to rush him to the hospital to give him a bunch of epinephrine shots before he died.
I mean, it was hilarious, but impractical in the field.
Dr harris full@2x.png It's plasma, if you're so curious. Don't ask me to explain to you how it works, you wouldn't understand.
Morgan2.png Pffft, already been done. Those scientists up at Installation 17 made plasma. What else you got?
Dr harris full@2x.png I don't expect you to wrap your small, cheap-whiskey pickled brain around this, but what Installation 17 has done pales in comparison to my work.
I'm putting plasma into mass-production, and creating weaponry durable enough for a soldier to take onto the field. Installation 17 can barely keep their test tube beakers from exploding...
Finish mission
Dr harris full@2x.png Behold, plasma.
I'd do a better reveal, but you gave me rather poor facilities. So, well, here it is.
Ta-da.
Morgan2.png Don't think I didn't notice that little jab, because I did!
Npc sergeant full.png That little plasma vial from all that oil and chemicals?
Dr harris full@2x.png Ah, yes, this stuff doesn't come cheap.
And we'll need a lot, lot more of it. You should probably get to work...
Reward screen
Morgan2.png Ungrateful...

Plasma Is Not For Everyone[]

Level: 67 Prereq: Wielding The Forces of the Archons
Dr harris full@2x.png It's adorable, how you expect quality with no consequences. Comp milUnit plasmafactory icon.png Build the Plasma Weapons Factory
Reward: Resource-xp.png 4,900
Followup: A Glorious Dawn
Dialogue
Start mission
Morgan2.png This is deplorable! I just got orders in for a special factory for plasma weapons?!
Dr harris full@2x.png The facilities required for making plasma weapons is more than your… You call it a factory? And it doesn't have chemical treatment showers? Or radiation detection chambers?
We need another factory. There is no negotiation on this.
Morgan2.png But those kind of special privileges is… classical?
Dr harris full@2x.png I think the word you're looking for is classist. And what are you, one of those hippies from Sundale?
Morgan2.png Okay, fine, I just didn't want to pay for it.
Finish mission
Npc noob full.png Has anyone seen the Lieutenant? I got the bubble bath he asked for. It took me a while to scrape the mold off the soap but I think it should be fine now.
Dr harris full@2x.png He's been in the chemical treatment showers of the new plasma weapons factory for a while.
Also, he's singing. Frankly, I find it rather disturbing. I prefer him angry and irrational.
Npc sergeant full.png Just let the Lieutenant be for a while.
Reward screen
Npc sergeant full.png He's had a difficult time of late...we all have.

A Glorious Dawn[]

Level: 67 Prereq: Plasma Is Not For Everyone
Npc noob full.png I was so close to glory… S trooper plasma icon.png Train a Plasma Trooper
Reward: Resource-xp.png 5,600
Followup: More Rebels? More Rebels!!
Dialogue
Start mission
Dr harris full@2x.png Not every trooper can wield plasma. It requires a bold mind, quick reflexes, and extraordinary stamina.
Perkins, will you pick up that gun, please?
Npc noob full.png Yes ma'am!
Dr harris full@2x.png ...And hand it to that trooper over there? Thank you.
Finish mission
Morgan2.png These guns are so shiny and beautiful! I can't wait to go kill things.
Npc sergeant full.png With the way things work around here, you won't have to wait long.
Morgan2.png Great work, Dr. Harris! I knew bringing you here was the right thing to do.
I mean, I guess I figured there was about a 50/50 chance letting a mad scientist into the Outpost was going to get us all killed, but still. Great work.
Reward screen
Dr harris full@2x.png Know that your assessment of my mental stability is not something I'm concerned with.

More Rebels? More Rebels!![]

Level: 67 Prereq: A Glorious Dawn
Morgan2.png Well, that's unfortunate. NpcRebel icon.png Defeat Rebels with Plasma Troopers
Reward: Resource-xp.png 6,440
Followup: House Calls, Plasma Fantastic
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc noob full.png Sir… the Rebels…
Morgan2.png Where?!
Ramsey, get the tanks. We'll scout the area.
Npc noob full.png No… directly behind you.
Finish mission
Morgan2.png Woo! Would you look at that? Apparently flesh melts, but BONES explode!? With plasma weapons on our side, no one can stop us!
Npc noob full.png Sir, can I ask you a personal question?
Morgan2.png Well, normally I'd say "no", and then make fun of you, but apparently wielding godlike power makes me magnanimous. Permission granted.
Npc noob full.png I know we were finally able to push back the Rebels, but don't you find this destruction… kind of appalling? Do the ends justify the means?
Reward screen
Morgan2.png Way to kill my good vibe.

So Lonesome I Could Cry[]

Level: 67 Prereq: Coffee Makes Everything Better
Npc engineer full~ipad.png What's wrong with Scientist types?! Job toolshop scope icon.png Build a Sniper Scope at the Toolshop
Cost: Resource-time.png 12h, Resource-Gold.png 5,000
Reward: Resource-xp.png 2,940
Followup: BBQ Moon
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc sergeant full.png Cassidy and I are separated by hundreds of miles of frozen wastes, but that doesn't mean I can't show my love for her.
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Ramsey, if you're looking for advice for your amorous affairs, I'm afraid you're talking to the wrong person.
Npc sergeant full.png I just figured I should do something special for her, you know. I mean, so she knows I still care and doesn't get together with one of those… scientist types.
Bet none of them would go boar hunting with her…
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Since you're still talking to me, I assume you want my input. I've been studying Spiderwasp mating rituals, I could teach you an interpretive dance that involves smearing your beloved with your viscous pheromones.
Npc sergeant full.png Maybe she'd appreciate… a gift instead.
Reward screen
Npc sergeant full.png This is a thing of beauty. Now just to get it to her...

BBQ Moon[]

Level: 67 Prereq: So Lonesome I Could Cry
I17 scientist full@2x.png Hell, any excuse to get out of here for a few hours. Mapicon.png Go to the Boar Badlands
S boar large icon.png Hunt Boars
Job ranchboar bbq icon.png Cook Cassidy's Special BBQ at the Boar Pen
Cost: Resource-time.png 4h, Resource-Gold.png 18,000
Reward: Resource-xp.png 4,480
Followup: A Requiem for Raptors
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc sharpshooter full~ipad.png Bein' here at I17 is okay an' all, but… I miss the days back when I was tendin' the family orchards — every summer we'd rustle up some boars and have us a barbeque. Especially when Ramsey and I got together…
It'd be about summer now in Recoil Ridge...
I17 scientist full@2x.png Miss, I'm having a bit of trouble with this plasma...
Npc sharpshooter full~ipad.png Jones, you gotta make sure the dielectric gas is turned on before you move the electrical current through the tube. Here, let me help…
I17 scientist full@2x.png Ah, right, thanks.
Speaking of "summer" and "seeing ground that isn't snow", we need to get a field team together to go down and research rumors of dangerous radiation levels in the Boar Badlands...
Npc sharpshooter full~ipad.png Radiation levels in the Boar Badlands? I've never heard of such a thing...
I mean, Jones, you're right. Let's leave immediately.
Finish mission
Npc sergeant full.png Damn, I forgot how good these ribs taste, Cass.
I17 scientist full@2x.png I'm not going back to eating freeze-dried spam ever again…
Npc sergeant full.png They were so good I almost forgot to give you this. I didn't wrap it or nothin'. Sorry.
Npc sharpshooter full~ipad.png A new scope! Aw, hell, you didn't have to…I'm just glad to see ya. Now I'm blushin' in front of mah scientists.
Npc sergeant full.png I figured before you have to get back to Installation 17 we should test it out, right?
Reward screen
I17 scientist full@2x.png I just want more barbeque...

A Requiem for Raptors[]

Level: 67 Prereq: BBQ Moon
Npc sharpshooter full~ipad.png Can't wait to test out this new scope! Mapicon.png Go to the Raptor Nest
Raptor icon.png Hunt Raptors
Reward: Resource-xp.png 4,900
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc sharpshooter full~ipad.png You tellin' me none of y'all have gone raptor huntin' before?
I17 scientist full@2x.png
Npc sharpshooter full~ipad.png C'mon, it'll be fun.
Npc sergeant full.png If one of them goes after you, just get really still. They can sense movement.
I17 scientist full@2x.png ... Can raptors sense a feeling of impending doom?
Npc sergeant full.png Yup! They got like… eight or nine senses.
Finish mission
Npc sergeant full.png I wish it could be like it was in the old days, Cass.
Nothing to worry about but the occasional Raider or Rebel. Before the Empire fell, when things were, well, not simple, but not so damn hopeless.
Npc sharpshooter full~ipad.png I don't in particular like this new world either…
But it's the world we live in now.
Reward screen
Npc sergeant full.png As long as the new world has you in it…

Something's Rotten in Recoil (Again)[]

Level: 67 Prereq: Baby in a Basket
Morgan2.png I can't tell if I want him to fail or not. Resource money.png Pay off informants with 100,000 gold
Reward: Resource-xp.png 4,480
Followup: For Real, Recoil Smells Like Wet Dog
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc noob full.png Sir, I'd really like to follow-up on the Rebel intel indicating that they have sources in Recoil Ridge.
Morgan2.png What, are you just going to wander up and be bland next to every person in Recoil, and hope they'll get bored and mention that they're giving aid to the enemy?
Npc noob full.png Actually, I was hoping to hire some people, a sort of impromptu surveillance network, to inform on their friends and neighbors.
Morgan2.png That'll either work or blow up in your face. Either way, it's worth the money.
Finish mission
Morgan2.png Perkins, gimme a sit-rep on that time I let you spend 100,000 gold on some dumb plan.
Npc noob full.png Well, it's a little complicated sir… I wouldn't call it a failure exactly. I am getting a LOT of reports about suspicious movement and other irregular behavior.
Morgan2.png Have you been following up?
Npc noob full.png I have! Unfortunately, so far, it's all just my informants informing on my other informants. Just following each other around and acting really suspicious. It's kind of a disaster.
Reward screen
Morgan2.png Ha! Disaster it is! Morgan wins again.

For Real, Recoil Smells Like Wet Dog[]

Level: 67 Prereq: Something's Rotten in Recoil (Again)
Npc noob full.png You catch more flies with honey, or grain alcohol, than vinegar. Hooch icon.png Make Hooch at the Distillery x 3
Cost: Resource-time.png 1d 12h, Resource-Gold.png 1,065
Reward: Resource-xp.png 3,220
Followup: Recoil, Who Farted? Seriously
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc noob full.png Sir, I've got another idea. I'm going to distill a large amount of grain alcohol—
Morgan2.png Proceed.
Npc noob full.png Uh, that is, I'm going to distill it in order to throw a party, and loosen lips down in Recoil so I can—
Morgan2.png No, I've already approved the plan. Do it. Make all the liquor. You have my full support.
Finish mission
Morgan2.png How did the plan to get an entire city drunk work out?
Npc noob full.png It went really well! A fair amount of boasting, and more than a few untoward comments. Lots to follow up on!
Morgan2.png Any unintended side effects?
Npc noob full.png Nothing the civilian authorities can't deal with on their own. I've got military business to attend to, sir!
Reward screen
Morgan2.png Wow, I'm almost… proud of him?

Recoil, Who Farted? Seriously[]

Level: 67 Prereq: For Real, Recoil Smells Like Wet Dog
Morgan2.png What do they do with the flies? Why vinegar? Persuader.png Make Low-Tech Persuaders at the Toolshop x 3
Cost: Resource-time.png 2m 15s, Resource-wood.png 75, Resource-iron.png 15
Reward: Resource-xp.png 2,660
Followup: Que Bono?
Dialogue
Start mission
Morgan2.png Alright Perkins, you've got some solid leads. What now?
Npc noob full.png Well, like they say, you catch more flies with honey than vinegar.
Morgan2.png They say that? Why are they so into catching flies? That's weird.
Npc noob full.png But now that I've caught some, it's time for the vinegar.
Finish mission
Morgan2.png Perkins, I want you to explain the fly thing to me. What's going on?
Npc noob full.png A dead end, sir. We found a few informants and even a cell of Rebel sympathizers, but none of them had the kind of intel the Rebels had on us. This wasn't the leak we were warned about.
Morgan2.png OK, fine, there's still a leak. WHY IS ANYONE TRYING TO CATCH FLIES?
Reward screen
Morgan2.png SOMEONE EXPLAIN THE FLY SITUATION TO ME.

Que Bono?[]

Level: 68 Prereq: Recoil, Who Farted? Seriously
Npc noob full.png Make sure to get plenty of string too. Job toolshop bigboard icon.png Make a Big Board at the Tool Shop
Cost: Resource-time.png 20h, Resource-Gold.png 26,000
Reward: Resource-xp.png 2,520
Followup: It's Like Lenin Said...
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc noob full.png Still no leads on the informant… who could it be?
OK, let's look at what we know… organize the information…
Finish mission
Npc noob full.png It's someone who knows us, and knows us well… someone we've trusted.
But also someone who was able to get away from the outpost, or send someone…
And most importantly, someone who would benefit from our destruction.
Npc cat full~ipad.png Mrrrowwr?
Npc noob full.png Who indeed, Mr. Purrface… who indeed?
Reward screen
Npc noob full.png Purrface! That string is for the big board! Stop!

Robots Can't Sing The Blues[]

Level: 67 Prereq: Baby in a Basket
Npc engineer full~ipad.png But drastic measures produce more immediate results! Hero malfunctioning robot icon.png Build a Helper Robot at the Tool Shop
Cost: Resource-time.png 9h, Resource-Gold.png 40,000, Resource-steel.png 1,000
Reward: Resource-xp.png 2,380
Followup: The Worst You Can Do Is Harm
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc noob full.png Floyd…what are you doing? Because it looks like you're crushing up pills and putting them in the Lieutenant's coffee.
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Your observational skills are acute as ever, because that's exactly what I'm doing.
He seems sullen and distant lately. It's just an experimental mood stabilizing drug I've been giving him for a few weeks to see if he'd cheer up.
Npc noob full.png Well, you noticed it's been kind of crazy around here with the Rebels and all? I bet he's just focused on work.
Npc engineer full~ipad.png ...It's much worse than I thought.
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png I got a bit of the blues once, but then I built myself a robot friend. Maybe L.T. just needs someone around to help 'em with cleaning off his desk and polishin' his medallions and stuff.
Npc noob full.png And in the meantime let's… lay off giving him these… experimental drugs?
Finish mission
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png So you can see, one of its arms shoots out cleaning suds and its other arm shoots fire.
Npc noob full.png … Why does the helper robot shoot fire?
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png What kinda question is that?
Reward screen
Npc noob full.png … A reasonable one?

The Worst You Can Do Is Harm[]

Level: 67 Prereq: Robots Can't Sing The Blues
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png Why do the robots I make always decide to set fire to everythin'... Hero malfunctioning robot icon.png Defeat the Killer Robot!
Reward: Resource-xp.png 4,830
Followup: My Annoyance is Contrived to Hurt You
Dialogue
Start mission
Morgan2.png Zoey, can you explain to me why there's a killer robot in my house?
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png Killer robot? I didn't… wait, do you mean my helper robot?
Morgan2.png No.
I mean killer robot.
It's already broken all my Double Old Fashioned glasses and a jar of limoncello I was infusing. And it set fire to my curtains.
While shouting at me through a loudspeaker that it wants me to die.
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png Well, darn, just give me a minute and I can conjigger the fire pressure…
Morgan2.png Zoey. I was infusing that limoncello AS A GIFT.
Get rid of it.
Finish mission
Morgan2.png Zoey, why did you set a robot loose in my house?
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png Just seemed like yah needed the help, is all, LT…
I mean your dishes have been pilin' up and you haven't even trimmed yer eyebrows in a while...
Morgan2.png I'm fine. I don't need any help.
Reward screen
Morgan2.png Maybe I was too insistent on not needing help and it sounded like the complete opposite?

My Annoyance is Contrived to Hurt You[]

Level: 67 Prereq: The Worst You Can Do Is Harm
Npc noob full.png I think I know how to cheer Morgan up... Job bakery skim coffee icon.png Make Skim Milk Coffee at the Bakery
Job cocktailLounge cornAndOil icon.png Make Well Whiskey Mixed Drink at the Distillery
Job uniform shoelaces icon.png Make Mixed Grain Leather Shoelaces at the Uniform Factory
Cost: Resource-time.png 8h, Resource-Gold.png 4,600
Reward: Resource-xp.png 2,520
Followup: Oh God, Think of the Children
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc noob full.png Well, that robot certainly didn't cheer Lieutenant Morgan up and—

Floyd, didn't we have an agreement to stop putting experimental drugs in the Lieutenant's coffee?

Npc engineer full~ipad.png It's not experimental!
It's just illegal.
Npc noob full.png I think maybe you should flush those? Not that there's anything like a 'law' anymore to care...
Finish mission
Morgan2.png Finally, Perkins! Is that my coffee? It's been two years and you still can't bring me my coffee on time? I order you to stand there while I drink it so I can stare at you angrily.
Npc noob full.png Err, yes sir.
Morgan2.png Blech! Is this skim milk? It tastes like gray watery garbage.
Never mind the coffee. Just… bring me my whiskey, okay?
Npc noob full.png I already have it prepared, sir.
Morgan2.png Perkins, my mouth feels like a sour, sweat-stained mattress. Like a desert of mediocrity. Like a pedestrian, discount apocalyptic wasteland!
Is this WELL WHISKEY?!!
Npc noob full.png Oh… stupid me. I guess I really messed up this time, sir.
Morgan2.png ...
I don't even have the energy to punish you...
Reward screen
Npc noob full.png He just sighed when he looked at his boots...

Oh God, Think of the Children[]

Level: 67 Prereq: My Annoyance is Contrived to Hurt You
Npc engineer full~ipad.png The lieutenant always had a fondness for eating rare, innocent creatures. Job ranchraptor stuffed mammoth icon.png Cook a Baby Raptor Stuffed into a Baby Mammoth at the Raptor Ranch
Cost: Resource-time.png 12h, Resource-Gold.png 15,000
Reward: Resource-xp.png 2,100
Followup: We're Gonna Get Together Someday
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Were you successful, Perkins? Is the Lieutenant amiable now?
Npc noob full.png Well, he got really angry, and then he just got… really quiet.
I was sure the mixed leather shoelaces would get to him. I know finding creative ways to punish me always made him feel better. But… nothing.
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Well, that man's liver is like a cast-iron strainer. The drugs are ineffectual. I however, have another possible solution.
Finish mission
Npc engineer full~ipad.png I couldn't help but notice you haven't finished your dinner.
Morgan2.png Why are you so concerned?
Are you drugging my food again? Floyd, what did I tell you about drugging people?
Npc engineer full~ipad.png That it was an immoral abuse of power that I should only wield against people that annoy you.
Reward screen
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Lieutenant Morgan's malaise seems impossible to lift...

We're Gonna Get Together Someday[]

Level: 67 Prereq: Oh God, Think of the Children
Morgan2.png Do I ever! Mapicon.png Go to the World Map
NpcRebel icon.png Defeat Rebels
Reward: Resource-xp.png 6,300
Followup: It's Like Lenin Said...
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc sergeant full.png Hello, sir.
Morgan2.png Ramsey, I'm beginning to think we should investigate the water filtration system. Everyone is acting crazy. I mean, like, REALLY crazy. Floyd actually made me dinner out of baby animals.
You know how Floyd is always whining about how "eating babies is wrong" and "it's unethical to torture animals to make them delicious" and boring stuff like that.
Npc sergeant full.png They all just think you're depressed and are trying to cheer you up.
Morgan2.png Oh.
Npc sergeant full.png ...
So, do you want to go blow some stuff up?
Finish mission
Npc sergeant full.png Well, I sure do feel better. What about you, sir?
Morgan2.png I think this is just what I needed. Now, to retroactively punish Perkins for all those previous infractions.
Reward screen
Morgan2.png Less strategy, more explosions. I'm going to make that into an inspirational poster.

A Flame Untended Grows Cold[]

Level: 68 Prereq: Duelists 12: For Morgan's Eyes Only, Ceremony
Morgan2.png Why don't I just have Floyd take over control of all combat operations while I'm at it! JackBoot.png Make Jackboots at the Uniform Factory
BattleTrenchcoat.png Make Battle Trenchcoat at the Uniform Factory
Cost: Resource-time.png 18h, Resource-Gold.png 705
Reward: Resource-xp.png 2,940
Followup: Embers Stir
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc sergeant full.png Hey Morgan, I was talking to Floyd earlier and… hasn't it kind of been a while since one of those lovesick Raiders showed up to win Yenkcha's hand? What's up with that? Did she die or something?
Morgan2.png Huh… I mean… I GUESS I hope not?
I still don't remember meeting her but… eh? Honestly, I don't really have time for this right now, Ramsey.
I keep getting all these complaints about the quality of the workmanship at the Uniform Factory. I'm heading over for an inspection.
Npc sergeant full.png Isn't that more of a Floyd thing?
Morgan2.png Right, like I'd trust a civilian to oversee the production of our boots. Good one.
Finish mission
Npc engineer full~ipad.png So, how did the inspection go?
Morgan2.png I honestly have no idea. It turns out I don't know anything about textiles or manufactured goods.
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Which I mentioned beforehand. What, did you think you'd just magically know if they were doing a bad job?
Morgan2.png I mean, it sounds dumb when you say it like that… I figured they'd be, you know, shiftless. And I could be all "cut that out! Be less shiftless!" Y'know. Manager stuff.
Reward screen
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Morgan's management style is… idiosyncratic.

Embers Stir[]

Level: 68 Prereq: A Flame Untended Grows Cold
Morgan2.png He's right, he IS easy to talk to. Mapicon.png Go to the Raider Sanctuary
Followup: A Gust of Wind
Dialogue
Start mission
Morgan2.png Perkins, I remember that you're in trouble for something, but I can't remember for the life of me. Ugh, man, I have no idea where my head is these days. I'm just all… I'm overwhelmed, but I'm also distracted and…
It's hard, because I want to talk about it, get some advice, but, let's be honest, all of you are insane. Though Elder Taos, aside from all that terrifying cultural stuff, could actually be the most rational person around. I guess I could try talking to him.
You know, sometimes I really find myself wishing Judge Pierce was still alive.
Thanks, Perkins.

A Gust of Wind[]

Level: 68 Prereq: Embers Stir
Morgan2.png Is there anything Raiders don't resolve with violence? Mapicon.png Go to the Raider Sanctuary
DustwalkerRaider icon.png Defeat the Dustwalkers
Reward: Resource-xp.png 3,220
Followup: Light and Heat
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc raiderelder full.png Ahh, the Skinny Beast. What calamity have the winds brought to your door now?
Morgan2.png Oh, nothing. Well, you know, Rebels, mysterious powerful people or groups conspiring against us in the shadows and giant bugs and stuff. But nothing new. I'm kind of in a funk, honestly. Not sure why.
Npc raiderelder full.png Indeed? Rare is the man who can see himself, rarer still the man who knows for what he searches. You will not find her here. Yenkcha has rededicated herself to her Dustwalker training in order to measure up to the Skinny Beast.
Morgan2.png So, first, I still don't remember her, and that's NOT why I came here, but if I DID care, where would I look?
Npc raiderelder full.png Directions to the training grounds cannot be given, they must be earned.
Finish mission
Npc raider full.png Well fought, Skinny Beast. You will find the Dustwalker training grounds in the fields around Blades in Moonlight's camp.
Morgan2.png Huh. Yeah, that's pretty obvious in retrospect.
Npc raider full.png It's kind of a "hide in plain sight" thing, you know?
Morgan2.png Yeah, no, I get it. I get it.
Reward screen
Morgan2.png That explains all the very obvious training equipment there.

Light and Heat[]

Level: 68 Prereq: A Gust of Wind
Morgan2.png It's just disingenuous. Mapicon.png Go to Blade's Base
Followup: Flames Rekindled
Dialogue
Start mission
Morgan2.png I mean, if you hadn't said you'd tell me, I think Crazy Blade's Base is probably the very first place I would have checked, honestly.
Npc raiderelder full.png True, but you do not think like one of my people. Only an outsider would ever venture to the home of Blades in Moonlight without good reason.
Morgan2.png I'm not saying I'm thrilled to go there, but still, it just doesn't seem reasonable to say the location "is secret" when you really mean "is in a really scary place".

Flames Rekindled[]

Level: 68 Prereq: Light and Heat
Morgan2.png Hey, it's Skinny Beast, which is less upsetting! Mapicon.png Go to Blades' Base
RaiderLuitGirl icon.png Duel Crazy Blades!
Reward: Resource-xp.png 4,900
Followup: The Great Pierce County Chili Cook Off
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc raider ltcrazylady full.png You have arrived late.
Morgan2.png Well, I didn't actually tell you I was coming. I mean, when someone barges into your home there's no "late" or "on time". It just happens when it happens.
Npc raider ltcrazylady full.png Take one rock from the mountain. Take two. Take two thousand. When do you take the mountain?
Morgan2.png Hey, cool, so… is Yenkcha around or whatever? Cause I guess I kind of feel like knowing what she looks like?
Npc raider ltcrazylady full.png You see so little, Scrawny Beast.
Finish mission
Npc raider ltcrazylady full.png No heart propels your blade. You travel in a blizzard. You walk in circles and call it progress.
Morgan2.png Yeah, I use a gun? The blades are your thing. Aside from being crazy, they're like, your WHOLE thing. Besides, I was asking about Yenkcha, not for inappropriately familiar personal assessments.
Npc raider ltcrazylady full.png The river does not swell by standing still. There is power in motion. She will envelop you.
Morgan2.png So… she's gone? And she's… moving to gain power… and she still likes me? If that's correct, say something terrifying.
Npc raider ltcrazylady full.png His crop is man. Mountains shed their cloaks to hills, and still he plans. You call him friend. He would not call you pet.
Morgan2.png Cool! I'm taking that as a yes.
Reward screen
Morgan2.png Also, rivers totally swell by standing still. That's how dams work.

Plasma Fantastic[]

Level: 68 Prereq: More Rebels? More Rebels!!
Dr harris full@2x.png Just put me on a production line and give me a serial number, why don't you... Job lab plasmabomb icon.png Build a Plasma Bomb at the Research Lab
Cost: Resource-time.png 8h, Resource-Gold.png 60,000, Resource plasma.png 3
Reward: Resource-xp.png 3,220
Followup: Toward the Heartland
Dialogue
Start mission
Morgan2.png I've noticed that ever since we built your lab, you haven't actually made anything cool or useful.
Dr harris full@2x.png I'm sorry, do you want something quick or something that works?
Morgan2.png Well… both.
Why can't I have both?
Npc sergeant full.png Sir, the Rebels have been sighted moving this way through the Heartland.
Morgan2.png Dr. Harris, you got something for us?
Finish mission
Morgan2.png What is this?
Dr harris full@2x.png It's a bomb that sends out an extremely powerful pulse of hot, excitable kinetic energy that'll stimulate all materials in the nearby environment.
When set off, the plasma entwined with all nearby substances is… an exceptionally strong chemistry to behold.
Morgan2.png ... Are you hitting on me?
Dr harris full@2x.png ...
Yes, Lieutenant Morgan. Just looking at you sends a wave of paralyzing attraction and limerence through the core of my being.
Marry me. Marry me now.
Morgan2.png So… no?
Reward screen
Morgan2.png That stare will haunt my dreams.

Toward the Heartland[]

Level: 68 Prereq: Plasma Fantastic
Npc sergeant full.png Cold. Mapicon.png Go to the Heartland
Followup: In Which A Mountain Pass Is Bombed
Dialogue
Start mission
Morgan2.png Ramsey, get Perkins. We'll head to the Heartland and Perkins will plant the plasma bomb at the mountain pass before the Rebels have a chance to get through.
Npc noob full.png Sir, wouldn't Zoey be more adept at planting a bomb?
Morgan2.png Yeah, but I can't afford to lose Zoey.

In Which A Mountain Pass Is Bombed[]

Level: 68 Prereq: Toward the Heartland
Npc noob full.png At least I got to scan an instruction manual for twenty seconds beforehand... Mapicon.png Go to the Heartland
NpcRebel icon.png Defeat the Rebels Guarding the Pass
Reward: Resource-xp.png 4,270
Followup: A Stampede and a Prayer
Dialogue
Start mission
Morgan2.png We're too late. The Rebels are already here.
Npc sergeant full.png By the looks of it, it's not an entire squad. Notice there's not many vehicles. They've only been sent to guard the pass.
Let's take them out while Perkins plants the bomb.
Finish mission
Morgan2.png Perkins, you're back. Let's detonate the bomb.
Npc noob full.png Bomb going off in 3… 2… 1…!
Morgan2.png WHAT IS THAT RINGING NOISE. I CAN'T HEAR ANYTHING.
I CAN'T FEEL MY FACE.
TELL MOM I LOVED HER. WAIT, ACTUALLY... EH, YEAH, GO AHEAD AND SAY THAT.
Reward screen
Npc sergeant full.png AVALANCHE!

A Stampede and a Prayer[]

Level: 68 Prereq: In Which A Mountain Pass Is Bombed
Morgan2.png Thanks, Perkins. You've ruined all our lives. How do you feel about that? Mapicon.png Go to the Heartland
WildBoar icon.png Defeat Stampeding Animals
Reward: Resource-xp.png 4,480
Followup: We're Home, Let's Make Some Weapons
Dialogue
Start mission
Morgan2.png WHAT THE HELL HAPPENED?!
Npc sergeant full.png Sir, you can stop yelling. We can hear you.
Morgan2.png Oh, right.
Npc sergeant full.png The bomb Perkins set off caused an avalanche.
And a bunch of deadly animals are stampeding straight toward us.
Finish mission
Npc salmanca full.png Lieutenant Morgan!
I'd like to personally thank you in your assistance for helping with these stampeding animals.
Morgan2.png You're… welcome?
Npc salmanca full.png As you can see, my troops are very busy in the midst of this unexpected and perfectly natural disaster. So busy, we wouldn't have time to pursue you if you so chose to abscond from a fight.
Morgan2.png Not… really sure I'm following you.
Npc salmanca full.png Lieutenant, these animals could injure nearby townsfolk, and that is my top priority. I am simply too busy to engage you right now. And I think you should leave.
As in immediately.
Reward screen
Morgan2.png Don't have to tell me three times!

We're Home, Let's Make Some Weapons[]

Level: 68 Prereq: A Stampede and a Prayer
Morgan2.png Sure, let's do what YOU want to do. Veh ign turret plasma icon.png Build the Plasma Turret at the Plasma Weapons Factory
Reward: Resource-xp.png 5,600
Followup: Turret Testing, Knowledge is a Virus
Dialogue
Start mission
Morgan2.png So we created a huge avalanche and while we're trying to deal with the resulting stampede, that Salmanca guy just lets us go free and cleans the mess up for us? WHAT A SUCKER.
Npc sergeant full.png What I find strange is that Salmanca actually did let us go. He could easily have used the stampede to his advantage and taken us out. Or pretended to let us go, then attacked our rear as we pulled out.
Morgan2.png I can't really think about that right now because Dr. Harris is shoving papers in my face.
Dr harris full@2x.png Blueprints. For a new weapon. I'll need you to help me begin construction immediately.
Finish mission
Dr harris full@2x.png Self-contained plasma production system. Reinforced titanium steel interior with a super light thermoplastic exo-skeleton. It's durable, fast, and highly dangerous. I give you: the plasma turret.
Morgan2.png Really? That's it? I was expecting, you know, a giant, flesh-fueled robot or something.
Reward screen
Morgan2.png ... But this is okay too, I guess.

It's Like Lenin Said...[]

Level: 68 Prereq: We're Gonna Get Together Someday, Que Bono?
Npc noob full.png No better cover story than delivery food! Raptormo icon.png Make General Mo's Raptor at the Raptor Ranch
Mapicon.png Go to Trotbeck
Cost: Resource-time.png 6h, Resource-Gold.png 160
Reward: Resource-xp.png 2,660
Followup: Bugged
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc noob full.png Lieutenant, Sir? I have some… well, it's definitely not a sure thing, but I think it's worth following up on.
I've been trying to put together a list of suspects and one of the few people I can think of who had opportunity, if not clear motive, is Ma Pierce. It couldn't be her, could it?
Morgan2.png It's hard to say… We all know I've been kinda paranoid since Floyd stopped making me that special coffee… Still, I AM pretty sure she's out to get me. You should follow up on this. Also, check my food for poison and bugs.
Finish mission
Npc noob full.png Ma Pierce! Exactly who I was looking for! I brought you some General Mo's Raptor!
Npc-portrait-Ma Pierce.png You travelled hundreds of miles, into Rebel occupied territory, to bring me food, food which cannot possibly still be warm?
Npc noob full.png Yes! I did do those things! Which are reasonable!
Npc-portrait-Ma Pierce.png Well, it's bad luck to refuse gifts from the touched. Thank you kindly, son.
Reward screen
Npc noob full.png That was maybe not as good of a cover story as I originally thought.

Bugged[]

Level: 68 Prereq: It's Like Lenin Said...
Morgan2.png So! The Spiderwasps are in on it too! Mapicon.png Go to Trotbeck
Npc spiderWasp mission.png Save Ma Pierce from Spiderwasps!
Reward: Resource-xp.png 5,460
Followup: "Beans", A Show of Good Faith
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc noob full.png Lieutenant! Ma Pierce!
Morgan2.png Is she against me? I KNEW IT! YOU'RE ALL AGAINST—
Npc noob full.png No, sir, nothing like that. There's a Spiderwasp attack in Trotbeck! She's trapped in her house! She needs help!
Finish mission
Npc-portrait-Ma Pierce.png Well! You boys certainly have good timing! What made you decide to make this trip?
Morgan2.png PERKINS BUGGED YOUR HOUSE WHEN HE BROUGHT YOU FOOD.
Sorry Perkins, I'm terrified of her.
Npc noob full.png Sorry, I'm just… Someone close to us is feeding information to the Rebels, and I'm starting to get suspicious of everyone...
Npc-portrait-Ma Pierce.png I've seen enough nervous young miners who had found a vein pass through town in my day. Paranoia can change a man. Make him do crazy things.
Do anything that crazy again, and I'll make you fetch a switch.
Reward screen
Npc noob full.png Yes ma'am! Sorry ma'am!

House Calls[]

Level: 68 Prereq: Sins for the Empire, More Rebels? More Rebels!!
Morgan2.png A whole bunch of crap. Mapicon.png Go to Marin
Followup: Marination
Dialogue
Start mission
Morgan2.png Hey Perkins, remember those jerks down in Marin? What happened to those jerks? Are they dead or what?
Npc noob full.png I'm not sure, sir. They're always pretty quiet, but recently they've gone totally radio silent. I have some people looking into it, but it's not really at the top of my priority list.
Morgan2.png Hmmm… we probably oughta head down and check it out. There were a lot of civilians there and—
Wait… why do I care more about their well being than you? When did I become the empathetic one? This is a bunch of crap is what this is.

Marination[]

Level: 68 Prereq: House Calls
Morgan2.png Perkins, you give up too easily. Mapicon.png Go to Marin
NpcRebel icon.png Defeat the Rebels
Reward: Resource-xp.png 5,320
Followup: ShadowPlay, "Beans"
Dialogue
Start mission
Morgan2.png Oh, there's a bunch of Rebels camped out here. That would explain the whole "radio silence" thing. Well, let's go shoot 'em!
Npc noob full.png Shouldn't we try to make contact with the Imperials we met previously? Look for some kind of established resistance we can aid?
Morgan2.png Man, I shoulda brought Ramsey. He wouldn't have argued with me when I said to shoot guys. HE would have been cool about it.
Npc noob full.png Fine, let's shoot them.
Finish mission
Npc veteran full.png Well, Morgan, you might have gotten us all killed, but damn if I don't envy you for what you did.
Morgan2.png Yeah, I'm pretty great. So, how's the whole "going along to get along" thing working out?
Npc veteran full.png Yeah, I've made some mistakes. I'd appreciate it if you didn't waste time rubbing it in.
Morgan2.png Well, you'll have to appreciate it when I finally stop, because I am about to unload a rubbing in like you've never seen.
Reward screen
Morgan2.png First, I want to talk about how dumb you guys are, which is very dumb.

ShadowPlay[]

Level: 68 Prereq: Marination
Morgan2.png Man, it's like Festivus! Mapicon.png Go to Marin
Npc veteran mission.png Pound on the Deserters!
Reward: Resource-xp.png 4,480
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc veteran full.png Well, after that very, VERY thorough list of reasons I'm a… what'd you say again? "Disappointment to my uniform, country and species"?
Morgan2.png And your mother. You're also a disappointment to your mother.
Npc veteran full.png Right. Well, since I can't imagine this being much worse, I'm gonna go ahead and ask you guys a favor. If the Rebel reinforcements show up and we don't have any injuries they're gonna think we helped.
Morgan2.png So you want us to shoot at you and beat you up so that the Rebels don't?
Npc veteran full.png Look, you were right about a lot of things, but we can't just abandon the people here, and we can't evacuate in time. This would let us start doing things right.
Finish mission
Morgan2.png Man, you guys shot back a lot for guys who were supposed to be taking a beating.
Npc veteran full.png Well, I mean, you said some pretty messed up stuff. The guys were pretty mad.
Morgan2.png Eh, that's fair. You think this'll cover you with the Rebels? We can shoot you some more.
Npc veteran full.png Shouldn't be a problem. They've made it clear, we're small potatoes, and as long as it looks like we took shots at you, we'll probably just get medals. They REALLY hate you guys.
Reward screen
Npc veteran full.png Honestly, I can kinda see why.

Turret Testing[]

Level: 68 Prereq: We're Home, Let's Make Some Weapons
Morgan2.png Does Dr. Harris not understand how things work around here…? Veh ign turret plasma icon.png Test out the Plasma Turret
Reward: Resource-xp.png 5,600
Dialogue
Start mission
Morgan2.png Well, I've gotten over my initial disappointment of not having a flesh-eating robot. I'll take the plasma turret.
I'm ready, let's go kill Rebels.
Dr harris full@2x.png First, we'll need to test the turret in a stable environment.
Finish mission
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png I think I singed my eyebrows just lookin' at that thing go!
Reward screen
Npc sergeant full.png My birthday is coming up and I'd like a plasma tank...

"Beans"[]

Level: 69 Prereq: Bugged, Marination
Npc engineer full~ipad.png The best way to keep secrets is to threaten everyone with torture, constantly. Job machine beans icon.png Make "Beans" at the Machine Shop
Job ranchboar boarsfeet icon.png Make "Pickled Boar Feet" at the Boar Pen
Cost: Resource-time.png 2h, Resource-Gold.png 45,000
Reward: Resource-xp.png 3,500
Followup: Invasive Actions
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Hey, Morgan, I have a few questions about recent orders and invoices. I have one here for the Machine Shop. It says "beans". Like, it has quotes around it on the order form...
Morgan2.png Oh, hey, sorry, this is the kind of thing we try to keep as quiet as possible.
We're trying to smuggle equipment to the resistance in Recoil Ridge, but we're disguising relief supplies to sneak them in past the Rebels' occupying forces.
Npc engineer full~ipad.png So, these beans are actually...
Morgan2.png Now now, Floyd, what you don't know can't be divulged to the enemy under pain of torture.
Finish mission
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Alright, Morgan, the equipment has already been shipped out. NOW can you tell me what we were actually doing?
Morgan2.png The "beans" were actually weapons and medical supplies.
Npc engineer full~ipad.png And the "Pickled Boar Feet"?
Morgan2.png Oh, those were beans. When the folks down in Recoil heard we were going to replace their beans with guns and bandages, they FREAKED OUT.
I guess those guys are really into beans.
Reward screen
Npc sergeant full.png Aww man, I was looking forward to having some Pickled Boar Feet.

Invasive Actions[]

Level: 69 Prereq: "Beans"
Npc engineer full~ipad.png That's not an especially sneaky plan. Mapicon.png Go to Recoil Ridge
NpcRebel icon.png "Distract" the Rebels
Reward: Resource-xp.png 4,200
Followup: Run The Jewels
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png LT! We got problems in Recoil! The Rebels flagged the equipment we scheduled for inspection!
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Wait, you told ZOEY the plan, but not me?
Morgan2.png Not now Floyd, we need to organize a distraction to let the resistance sneak the supplies out.
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png We could start blowin' stuff up and shootin' folks.
Morgan2.png See Floyd? This is why Zoey gets to help with the sneaky plans.
Finish mission
Npc-portrait-Sheriff Colt.png Nicely done folks. With that distraction we managed to smuggle out the supplies you sent, and then a whole bunch of other stuff too. Got me some fancy new sheets.
Morgan2.png Oh yeah? What's the thread count?
Npc-portrait-Sheriff Colt.png It's only 250, but they're sateen.
Morgan2.png Yeah, the weave really makes a difference.
Reward screen
Morgan2.png OK, well… cool. See you later.

Run The Jewels[]

Level: 69 Prereq: Overthrow, The Ridgy-Didge, Invasive Actions
Npc engineer full~ipad.png The CAT was in on it? Mapicon.png Go to Recoil Ridge
NpcRebel icon.png Defeat the "Rioters"
Reward: Resource-xp.png 4,410
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc Archibald full.png Lieutenant Morgan! I've just received word from our contacts in Recoil. They've requested an extraction operation for some members of the resistance that have come under suspicion.
Npc sundaleCitizen full.png What can we do? If we just pull them out, it'll start a cascade, putting suspicion on collaborators and the innocent alike!
Npc-portrait-Big Game Hunter.png I figure we have ta throw suspicion yeah? We capture the bruces in a fake brawly, roit?
Dr harris full@2x.png Indeed. We'll start a conflict, and when they rush to "fend us off" we can capture them, bringing them safely back to the outpost.
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Seriously? All of you are in on the planning, and I wasn't? Is there anyone you didn't invite before me?
Npc cat full~ipad.png Mrow!
Finish mission
Npc-portrait-Sheriff Colt.png I'll say this for you folks, you sure make an honest effort of cleanin' up your messes. It's darn near commendable.
Morgan2.png Wait, isn't resistance fighters in YOUR town YOUR mess? I think we're actually in the clear on this one, Sheriff.
Npc-portrait-Sheriff Colt.png Aww, they'da given up a while back if y'all didn't keep inspirin' 'em to keep fightin'. Thanks for that, too.
Reward screen
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Seriously though, why doesn't anyone trust me? What's the deal?

A Show of Good Faith[]

Level: 69 Prereq: Bugged
Npc noob full.png It's like no one but me WANTS peace. Resource bars.png Turn-In 10 Bars
Reward: Resource-xp.png 4,410, Resource-bars.png 10
Followup: The Road to Versailles
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc noob full.png Hey Sergeant Ramsey, sir, I… I really need some advice.
Npc sergeant full.png Just go to a doctor, kid. Don't be embarrassed, it's perfectly normal—
Npc noob full.png Oh, no, this is like, Military Intelligence stuff. Apparently one of the Rebel commanders wants to meet with me. With us. Anyway, I guess there are factions within the Rebellion using us as an excuse to keep the war going, so if we sign a treaty with this guy…
Npc sergeant full.png The Rebellion will lose focus and eventually fall apart, likely into infighting, at which point we can crush them and retake the Empire. Great thinking, Perkins!
Npc noob full.png Yeah, I mean… that or we could just like, live in peace or whatever… Anyway, the contact is demanding a show of good faith. They want 10 bars.
Npc sergeant full.png Give it to 'em! When the unstoppable Outpost war machine rolls over their corpses, we'll take it back a hundredfold!
Finish mission
Npc noob full.png Sergeant Ramsey! I think it worked! They're arranging a meeting with the Rebel leader. They even gave the bars back. I guess they just wanted me to prove I was serious.
Npc sergeant full.png They gave the bars back? Man, they HAVE gone soft.
Reward screen
Npc sergeant full.png Jeeze, it's like they're actually trying to end the constant bloodshed. Weird.

The Road to Versailles[]

Level: 69 Prereq: A Show of Good Faith
Npc sergeant full.png Oh man, yeah, they'd eat that kid alive in prison. Mapicon.png Go to the Silver Wolves Depot
Followup: Expecting the Reasonably Expectable
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc noob full.png OK, sir, I'm on my way to the old Silver Wolves' Depot to meet with the Rebel leader. If this is a trap… well… I want you to know—
Npc sergeant full.png Don't worry Perkins, I know. You're doing this without talking to Morgan. If it's a trap, I disavow any knowledge and you're on your own.
Npc noob full.png Oh, no, tell him. Totally tell him, and get everyone you can and come and save me. Let's be honest, I would NOT do well in a prison camp.

Expecting the Reasonably Expectable[]

Level: 69 Prereq: The Road to Versailles
Npc noob full.png I mean, it is CALLED the Silver Wolves' Depot. Mapicon.png Go to the Silver Wolves' Depot
Npc SilverWolf mission.png Defeat the Silver Wolves!
Reward: Resource-xp.png 4,620
Followup: Bottle Diplomacy, Go Run On For A Long Time
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc noob full.png Hey, there's the building where I'm supposed to meet the Rebel commander!
And look, between me and him, a whole bunch of Silver Wolves! I mean, I guess that does make a certain amount of sense. They'd be likely to come back here from time to time…
Kinda can't believe I didn't see this coming.
Finish mission
Npc salmanca full.png My apologies. It seems the reports I've seen regarding the Silver Wolves exaggerate the completeness of their destruction. I would have chosen another location, had I known.
Npc noob full.png Eh, you get used to it out here.
Reward screen
Npc noob full.png Those guys are like cockroaches. If even ONE of them survives…

Knowledge is a Virus[]

Level: 69 Prereq: We're Home, Let's Make Some Weapons
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png I just love talkin' to myself. Gives me a great boost o' confidence. Npc laserMalfunctioning icon.png Make a Giant Laser at the Toolshop
Cost: Resource-time.png 18h, Resource-Gold.png 50,000
Reward: Resource-xp.png 2,100
Followup: Science is Just Another Word for Lonely
Dialogue
Start mission
Dr harris full@2x.png Aurora, your theory is absurd. If we're to use plasma for operations on injured troops, then the laser would have to be solid-state, not gaseous.
The kind of precision required for surgery could not be achieved with something so unstable as a helium-neon laser oscillating at such variable frequencies.
Npc I17ScientistAurora full.png Where could we find a substance that could handle the excited ion states that you're saying is required for this type of surgery?
It would have to be crystalline in nature, and to manipulate that kind of matter latticework into a useable shape would… well… require tools that are non-existent.
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png Maybe I can help get ya the tools you need. I'm pretty good with stuff like that.
Dr harris full@2x.png It's simple, Aurora. You just—
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png Okay, yeah, thanks for the vote'a confidence. I'll get right on helpin' y'all!
Finish mission
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png Do ya like it?
Dr harris full@2x.png That depends. What is it, exactly?
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png Well, it takes a plasma laser on that end, blows it up, and wham! You got'cher self a giant operatin' machine.
Dr harris full@2x.png Zoey, we needed something to focus the laser. What you've done is clearly the complete opposite.
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png Let me just demonstrate—
Dr harris full@2x.png No!
Well, you just burned a hole through an entire row of housing. I hope you're proud of yourself.
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png Eh, nothing a lil' glue and plywood can't fix. I'll just change the settin's—
Dr harris full@2x.png Zoey. You are a hazard to the community, and currently, a hazard to my good will toward this Outpost. Please leave.
Reward screen
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png Guess she never heard about iteratin' to success...

Science is Just Another Word for Lonely[]

Level: 69 Prereq: Knowledge is a Virus
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png Sure I got something around here… 'fuge-like… Job toolshop centrifuge icon.png Build a Centrifuge at the Toolshop
Cost: Resource-time.png 4h, Resource-Gold.png 77,700
Reward: Resource-xp.png 2,240
Followup: Ain't No Danger You Don't Make Yourself
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Zoey, would you mind assisting me with something? I've been incredibly busy since a freak accident blew a gigantic, laser-shaped hole through an entire housing complex.
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png Glad to do whatever I can.
Npc engineer full~ipad.png I'm trying to figure out new methods for separating contaminants in the environment. I can't get into the details right now but I need a slightly faster centrifuge.
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png … Still?
I mean, sure, I'll get the parts yah need.
Finish mission
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Zoey… the centrifuge…
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png Aw, you don't have to thank me Floyd, just doin' what I can ta help.
Npc engineer full~ipad.png The centrifuge's propulsion was so excessive that it spontaneously caught fire, lifted out of the lab, blew a hole through the scaffolding, and flew off into the heavens. By my calculations, it won't come down for another 300 years.
...What exactly did you make it out of?
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png Well, you said it needed to be fast, so I just found some jet turbines and—
Npc engineer full~ipad.png I don't need to hear the rest of this explanation. Zoey, your intentions were pure, but your execution was mired in the miasma of ill-preparation and lack of forethought. I'm going to have to ask you to stop… helping.
Reward screen
Npc engineer full~ipad.png We just have jet turbines… lying around?

Ain't No Danger You Don't Make Yourself[]

Level: 69 Prereq: Science is Just Another Word for Lonely
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png I am the best! Job toolshop artillery blueprint icon.png Make a Plasma Artillery Blueprint at the Toolshop
Cost: Resource-time.png 6h, Resource-Gold.png 7,500
Reward: Resource-xp.png 2,380
Followup: Ventriloquism is for Dummies
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc sergeant full.png Zoey, what's got you feeling down? I don't usually see you like this.
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png I'm a danger to everyone. And I almost got Floyd and a whole bunch a'other people killed.
Npc sergeant full.png Well it's a good thing you make weapons for us, and not the other guys.
It's obvious you got a gift. Some people are great writers, or political thinkers, and others are just really, really good at setting things on fire.
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png Yeah… yeah, you're right!
Finish mission
Dr harris full@2x.png Hmm. A Plasma artillery blueprint? You DO realize I've already constructed a prototype? It's too dangerous for the field and blah blah blah, ventilation issues, I don't want to bore you with the details because you wouldn't understand them anyway.
Reward screen
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png Good thing details don't bother me much!

Ventriloquism is for Dummies[]

Level: 69 Prereq: Ain't No Danger You Don't Make Yourself
Morgan2.png Smooth cover, Morgan... NpcRebel icon.png Defeat the Rebels
Veh cannon plasma icon.png Build the Plasma Artillery
Reward: Resource-xp.png 4,200
Followup: Plasma A-Go Go
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc sergeant full.png Sir, we're being attacked by Rebels.
Morgan2.png Ramsey, I heard you say something but your lips weren't moving. Are you practicing ventriloquism now? And can you teach me? How did you do the "buh" sound in "being?"
Npc sergeant full.png No, I say that phrase so often I recorded it. See?
Morgan2.png Ah, then never mind about the ventriloquism. That was just to test you.
Reward screen
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png I did it! And my hands are only a little burned!

Plasma A-Go Go[]

Level: 69 Prereq: Ventriloquism is for Dummies
Npc sergeant full.png I like the super-weapon idea better than the "cannibal vacation boat" idea. NpcRebel icon.png Defeat the Rebels with Plasma Artillery
Reward: Resource-xp.png 5,670
Followup: Prepare for...Peace
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc sergeant full.png The Rebels aren't letting up. What's your advice, sir?
Morgan2.png I've got a boat that can fit four. Since it's my boat, I automatically get dibs on riding along. The rest of you have to draw straws. The ones who get the short straws stay behind and die horrible deaths.
We'll drive the boat until we run out of gas. Then we draw straws to see who we eat first. Since it's my boat, I of course am exempt.
Who's ready?
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png I mean, I built a new super-weapon. Wanna see?
Finish mission
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png Woo! Look at that thing go!
Dr harris full@2x.png Yeah, and after it had that… hiccup… the troops are only a little unconscious. Great job.
Npc sergeant full.png Hey, Zoey saved all of us!
She could have killed all of us, but she DID save us.
Reward screen
Dr harris full@2x.png I've never considered incompetence and willful disregard of safety to be USEFUL skills...

Bottle Diplomacy[]

Level: 69 Prereq: Expecting the Reasonably Expectable
Npc noob full.png Nothing makes him receptive like fine brown liquor. Job distillery whiskey drink icon.png Make Fine Whiskey at the Distillery
Cost: Resource-time.png 8h, Resource-Gold.png 3,000
Reward: Resource-xp.png 3,080
Followup: Adventure and Ballyhoo, Prepare for...Peace, You Are a Valued Member of This Team
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc salmanca full.png You are Perkins, correct? I am reliably informed that you are the person I should talk to, if I want to meet with your Lieutenant Morgan and discuss a treaty.
Npc noob full.png I might be able to get him to listen, but he'll have questions. Questions like "why not just destroy us with your superior numbers and infrastructure."
Npc salmanca full.png Hah! It is a reasonable question! Mister Perkins, I am not a man in search of glory, or revenge. All I sought was the freedom of my people. I have that now. I wish only to return home.
But not all in the Rebellion feel this way. Some have developed a taste for power, and for expansion.
The intelligence about your outpost is clearly fabricated. I do not know by whom, but I know why. The Rebel nations need an enemy to unify them. Someone has decided to make you that enemy.
Npc noob full.png If Lieutenant Morgan is going to meet with you, we'll need to get him in the right mood first. Lower his defenses a little bit. I'll take care of that. Wait for my signal.
Finish mission
Morgan2.png Perkins, I like being buttered up, but this is kinda transparent. I mean, there are things I like besides fine brown liquor. I am a fan of waffles, for example. You could have made some waffles.
Npc noob full.png Sorry sir, given that I've invited a Rebel general into our home to discuss a peace treaty which is opposed by his own leadership, I felt like maybe it was a good idea to start with something a little stronger than syrup.
Morgan2.png Oh man, is he already here? Did he hear me talking about waffles? Look, I'm not even that into waffles, I was just making a point about my diversity of interests.
Npc salmanca full.png I am indeed here, Lieutenant, and please trust that while I do not judge a man based on his taste in breakfast foods, if I did, waffles would meet with my approval.
Reward screen
Npc salmanca full.png I am more of a savory breakfast person, myself.

The Great Pierce County Chili Cook Off[]

Level: 69 Prereq: IMMA FIRE MAH LASER, Flames Rekindled
Npc sheriffPierce full.png You know, the Judge got his name from the Cook Off. Joined the judiciary after the fact. Job ranchboar groundboar icon.png Make 85/15 Ground Boar at the Boar Pen x 3
Cost: Resource-time.png 18h, Resource-Gold.png 28,500
Reward: Resource-xp.png 2,800
Followup: Peppers are Berries
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc sheriffPierce full.png Oh, hey there Lieutenant! I was hoping to talk to you about the problems I'm having with this year's Pierce County Chili Cook Off.
Npc sergeant full.png Wow, you really took that whole "don't be afraid to ask for help" thing seriously. Honestly, I think this might be more in Floyd's wheelhouse.
Npc sheriffPierce full.png Oh, sure, I just… My grandpa, Judge Pierce, who started the tradition. It's been a big question, can we do it without him, and there's so little meat around with the Rebels hunting and taking so much of the food, and traders haven't brought spices in...
Morgan2.png We're in. Let's make this happen, folks.
Finish mission
Npc sergeant full.png OK Sheriff, you're all set. Let us know how the chili comes out.
Morgan2.png What are you talking about, Ramsey? We're not done.
Npc sheriffPierce full.png Well, I appreciate the thought and all, but from here, it's really about the different cooks bringing their own recipes to the table. No one will tell you what they need for their recipe, or you might be able to figure out the secret.
Morgan2.png That's fine. You tell those other cooks to bring their A game, because the 95th Rifles will be making some chili of our own. And we're doing in memory of Judge Pierce!
Reward screen
Npc sergeant full.png I don't know, isn't that kind of pandering?

Peppers are Berries[]

Level: 69 Prereq: The Great Pierce County Chili Cook Off
Npc engineer full~ipad.png I'll also be testing the peppers' function as an antisocial behavior deterrent. Mapicon.png Go to the Raptor Nest
Raptor icon.png Defeat the Pepper Raptors
Reward: Resource-xp.png 2,940
Followup: Chili is a Type of Stew
Dialogue
Start mission
Morgan2.png OK, I did some bold talking, and now I kind of need someone who can actually cook to help me back that up. Anyone have a good chili recipe?
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Well, I have a recipe I've been wanting to try out, but it would require a fairly rare pepper, known to grow only in or near raptor nests.
Morgan2.png Alright, we're gonna call Floyd's plan "Plan B". Do we have ANYONE else? Anyone. Ramsey?
Npc sergeant full.png I could… I like to make ribs?
Morgan2.png Cool, Plan B it is.
Finish mission
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Success! We've collected the pepper, which should offer a great depth of flavor to the dish, and, I think you'll find, a subtle bouquet of fruit.
Morgan2.png Sure, but will it be hot?
Npc engineer full~ipad.png I'd recommend protective eyewear in case of splashes.
Reward screen
Morgan2.png You do understand this is food, right?

Chili is a Type of Stew[]

Level: 69 Prereq: Peppers are Berries
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Wait… spicy food gets milder with time, right? Hmm... Job lab chili icon.png Simmer the Chili at the Research Lab
Cost: Resource-time.png 10h, Resource-Gold.png 30,000
Reward: Resource-xp.png 3,010
Followup: Participation Ribbons Are Insulting, Keep it Secret
Dialogue
Start mission
Morgan2.png Floyd, I'm not so sure about this. Everyone who comes near the prep kitchen starts crying and runs

away. They're saying one guy clawed his eyes out to stop the pain.

Npc engineer full~ipad.png Ugh, exaggerations like that drive me crazy! Yes, he did claw his face a little, but he barely

scratched the cornea, and his eyes are certainly not OUT.

Anyway, we just need to give it time to mellow. Let the flavors marry.

Morgan2.png So, I'm going to go ahead and note in advance that literally everyone knows that if you let spicy

food sit overnight it just gets hotter, but screw it. We don't really have any other options.

Finish mission
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Well, the chili is finished. We should, of course, try a bit before we head to the competition. Do we

have any volunteers?

Morgan2.png Perkins volunteers.
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Wonderful! Thank you Perkins!
Npc noob full.png Yes, sirs… hmm, it's actually pretty… oh… oh my that is that'sohmythat'sprettyuhhhuhhmmmmohOHOHOHAHAHHAHAHAHHHHHHAAAAAAHHHHHHAHAAAAGGGGGGGAAAAAHHHHAAAAA…
Morgan2.png Aw man. Well, add a few cans of stewed tomatoes, some grated cheese, and about a gallon of

sour cream. We need to get to the cook off, and this is our only option.

Reward screen
Npc noob full.png WHYYYYYAYAAAHAAAAHAHHAAAHHHHHGGGGHHHHHHHHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA…

Go Run On For A Long Time[]

Level: 69 Prereq: Expecting the Reasonably Expectable
Morgan2.png Wait, has anyone seen Perkins? Mapicon.png Wander Around
Followup: Something Isn't Right
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc noob full.png Sir, remember the time we paid off informants in Recoil Ridge?
Morgan2.png Yes, and I will never let you forget the money we blew on that or the time spent building those persuaders.
I know I said I'd punish you, but frankly, I've been kind of busy, and it's just so embarrassing... I'd rather not make a huge deal out of it, you know?
Npc noob full.png Wow… okay...
Npc sergeant full.png Sir, I just saw Perkins looking defeated, wandering out of the Outpost? Do you know anything about that?
Morgan2.png I heard nothing you said, Ramsey, because there is still blood on my church pants and I have something important to do in twenty minutes!

Something Isn't Right[]

Level: 69 Prereq: Go Run On For A Long Time
Npc noob full.png This is probably not a good idea... NpcRebel icon.png Investigate the Rebel Camp
Followup: Don't Ever Play with Guns
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc noob full.png I am fairly certain there was not a Rebel camp here a few months ago.

Don't Ever Play with Guns[]

Level: 69 Prereq: Something Isn't Right
Npc noob full.png Aaaand… they've spotted me. Mapicon.png Sneak Through the Rebel Camp
NpcRebel icon.png Defeat the Rebels
Reward: Resource-xp.png 3,920
Followup: Follow the Leader
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc noob full.png Yep, Rebels. Maybe I can sneak past them.
Finish mission
Npc noob full.png ...That's it? Where did everyone go?
Npc salmanca full.png We're too late, I'm afraid. It looks like they've already moved the tank.
Npc noob full.png They? You mean… you, right? And what tank?
Npc salmanca full.png The Rebellion formed from the many nations crushed by the Empire. Without a shared enemy, we aren't so unified these days. There are some of us who would seek to cause as much destruction as possible. I am not one of them.
And…unfortunately, a lot of that destruction seems to be directed at your little outpost.
Npc noob full.png Us? Why is someone out to get us?
Npc salmanca full.png I have a few hypotheses, but I really can't stay and talk.
Reward screen
Npc noob full.png The perfectly logical thing to do would be to follow him...right?

Follow the Leader[]

Level: 69 Prereq: Don't Ever Play with Guns
Npc noob full.png Why is the ground rumbling? Goliath tank icon.png Investigate the Goliath Tank
Followup: Into The Burning Ring of Fire
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc noob full.png Wait… What's casting that imposing shadow?
Salmanca did mention a large tank...
Finish mission
Npc noob full.png I gotta warn everyone at the Outpost!

Into The Burning Ring of Fire[]

Level: 69 Prereq: Follow the Leader
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Actually, I'd prefer you had ME check soil pH levels. It's kind of my specialty… Mapicon.png Go to Southern Frontier
Followup: Serves You Right to Suffer
Dialogue
Start mission
Morgan2.png So Perkins comes back to the Outpost, with big, wide-eyed fear in his eyes, and tells us there's a supermassive, high-tech tank headed this way.
And the smart thing to do is round up all the troops and try to stop it? Because to me that sounds… idiotic?
Dr harris full@2x.png If the Rebels are as fixated upon your destruction as their actions make them appear to be, then the logical assumption is that they'll be taking the tank here next.
Morgan2.png I'm sorry, were you invited to this conversation? We're talking military things. If I want someone to research like... soil pH levels... I'll call you.
Dr harris full@2x.png ... Lieutenant Morgan, do you really want to go down that route with me?
Morgan2.png I'm sorry!
Oh god, those eyes.
Npc sergeant full.png I agree with Dr. Harris. We need to get rid of this tank before it gets rid of us.

Serves You Right to Suffer[]

Level: 69 Prereq: Into The Burning Ring of Fire
Morgan2.png At least SOMEONE loves me! Mapicon.png Go to Southern Frontier
NpcRebel icon.png Defeat Rebels Defending the Goliath Tank
Reward: Resource-xp.png 6,300
Followup: The Goliath Tank
Dialogue
Start mission
Morgan2.png I just can't believe after all that money and effort wasted trying to find out what the Rebels were planning, we figure out they're building a giant super tank because Perkins took a stroll.
Npc sergeant full.png I mean, I used to read books on how to treat ladies and stuff and never had any luck. But me and Cassidy. Well, we just kind of happened.
Morgan2.png So you're saying if I treat the Rebels like I treat my dating life, then all the intel will just stumble into our laps and we'll live happily ever after?
Wait. No. Never mind. That analogy makes no sense when applied to me.
Npc noob full.png I mean, there was that thing with Yenchka—
Morgan2.png Shut up, Perkins!
Finish mission
Npc sergeant full.png The path is clear to the Rebel tank.
Npc salmanca full.png Lieutenant Morgan, though I thank you for your assistance, you should not have come. My men and I can handle it from here.
Morgan2.png No offense, General, but we didn't come here to assist you.
And it didn't really look like you were handling anything until we showed up.
Npc salmanca full.png You have a point, Lieutenant. Though I would warn you this vehicle is more dangerous than anything you've ever faced.
Morgan2.png I doubt that.
I really, seriously doubt that.
Reward screen
Morgan2.png I mean, have you ever fought a GIANT ANCIENT ROBOT?

The Goliath Tank[]

Level: 69 Prereq: Serves You Right to Suffer
Morgan2.png The strategy is always to blow things up, right? Mapicon.png Go to Southern Frontier
Goliath tank icon.png Defeat the Goliath Tank
Reward: Resource-xp.png 14,000, Resource-bars.png 10, Resource-gear.png 10
Followup: Keep it Secret
Dialogue
Start mission
Morgan2.png Perkins, give me the binoculars.
Npc noob full.png Yes, sir, but you're not going to like what you see…
Morgan2.png Yep. It's a multi-part, multi-manned giant tank.
Why didn't Dr. Harris build us one of THOSE? I'm so jealous I can't even be mad.
Npc noob full.png What's the strategy, sir?
Morgan2.png ... Go in and blow it up? I mean… I guess I don't understand why you'd ask that? When is that not the plan?
Finish mission
Morgan2.png Oh look, it's that rebel General guy with the perfect teeth, riding in on his white horse after we cleaned up his mess.
Npc salmanca full.png Lieutenant Morgan, though circumstances have made us enemies, I cannot thank you enough for the service that you have provided for the people of the frontier.
These citizens may rest safe, knowing that such a hero like you has rescued them from certain destruction. I know I will not forget it.
Morgan2.png Uhh...
His charm is blinding me, what do I do?
Npc salmanca full.png A word of caution. I wouldn't rest, or seek comfort in easy answers. They won't stop coming for you, and any information you can gather is liable to be false.
Reward screen
Morgan2.png Perkins, don't look at his teeth! His perfect teeth!

Participation Ribbons Are Insulting[]

Level: 69 Prereq: Chili is a Type of Stew
Morgan2.png Floyd, can you put together a release for the people who try our chili? Mapicon.png Go to the Chili Cookoff
Reward: Resource-xp.png 2,100
Dialogue
Start mission
Morgan2.png OK, everyone except Perkins, let's get moving. Perkins, you can join us when you stop yelling.
Npc noob full.png OKAAAAAAAYAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAGGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH...
Npc engineer full~ipad.png I think his voice is going to give out soon.
Morgan2.png Ugh! It's about time!
Finish mission
Npc sheriffPierce full.png Once again, I want to thank all of you for coming to the 78th annual Pierce County Chili Cook Off!
I am proud to announce that we have our winner! I'm personally touched that the winner has chosen to dedicate their chili to the memory of my grandfather, founder of the festival, Judge Pierce.
Morgan2.png Holy crap, that's us! We won!
Npc sheriffPierce full.png The winner is Ray! Ray is one of the former Silver Wolves who recently joined our community, and the guy makes a hell of a pot of chili!
Npc SilverwolvesGrunt full.png Thank you Sheriff! I just want to really emphasize how much this means to me, and how much I appreciate the way you, and your town have given us a fresh start!
That kind of open hearted kindness is Judge Pierce's legacy, and I'm proud to have a part in it!
Morgan2.png Son of a bitch! He was too gracious to even let me vilify him!
Reward screen
Morgan2.png Stupid human decency.

Adventure and Ballyhoo[]

Level: 70 Prereq: Bottle Diplomacy
Npc adventurer full~ipad.png That wasn't really my intention, but I never turn down a gift. Steel-toedBoots icon.png Make Steel-Toed Boots at the Sweatshop
Cost: Resource-time.png 2h, Resource-Gold.png 135
Reward: Resource-xp.png 2,100
Followup: Percival Peril
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc adventurer full~ipad.png Perkins my boy! I've discovered what I believe may very well be a cache of pre-disaster Ancient textbooks! Even if they're designed for children, they should have a wealth of information about the lives of—
Npc noob full.png Percival. I'd love to go kill the giant bears that breathe fire or whatever we have to do to get at those books, but things are REALLY busy right now. The whole thing with the peace talks…
Npc adventurer full~ipad.png Certainly. Do you mind if I wait here for you? It wouldn't hurt to get some rest and relaxation before heading back into the field. Perhaps it's time I patch up these old boots.
Npc noob full.png Sounds great, I'll get some boots for you.
Finish mission
Npc adventurer full~ipad.png A very thoughtful gift lad, but, as you didn't ask my size, I'm afraid these came out a bit large for me.
Npc noob full.png Oh, that's just how Imperials make them. One size fits all. You're supposed to adjust them by packing sand into the toe so they don't slide around too much.
Npc adventurer full~ipad.png Perkins, that simply isn't the case. Imperial boots come in a wide variety of sizes.
Npc noob full.png But then why did Lieutenant Morgan tell me… oh, of course.
Reward screen
Npc noob full.png I've kind of got to give him credit.

Percival Peril[]

Level: 70 Prereq: Adventure and Ballyhoo
Npc raider full.png Fanatics? What's he talking about? Npc missionObjective raiders.png Defend Percival!
Reward: Resource-xp.png 4,200
Followup: Rations For the Road
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc adventurer full~ipad.png Perkins, quickly! I've found myself afoul of a band of Raiders! They claim I've defiled their sacred lands in my tresspasses!
Npc noob full.png The degree to which this is not the time is just… it's astonishing.
Npc raider full.png You! Old man! You cannot avoid us forever!
Npc adventurer full~ipad.png As the man says Perkins, the timeline is not exactly in my control. Please, help me defend myself from these fanatics!
Finish mission
Npc adventurer full~ipad.png Well struck, fellows! I'd have been in quite a pickle without your assistance!
Npc noob full.png Well, I'm glad we could help out. Try not to enrage any more locals, if at all possible.
Npc adventurer full~ipad.png Perkins, while I can promise nothing, I shall do my level best.
Reward screen
Npc adventurer full~ipad.png One must understand that certain risks and sacrifices are unavoidable.

Prepare for...Peace[]

Level: 70 Prereq: Bottle Diplomacy, Plasma A-Go Go
Npc noob full.png There is acid eating my face... Sandworm icon.png Clear out Sandworms from Outpost
Job bakery breakfast icon.png Make Savory Breakfast at the Bakery
Cost: Resource-time.png 2h, Resource-Gold.png 5,250
Reward: Resource-xp.png 3,500
Followup: An End of An Era
Dialogue
Start mission
Morgan2.png Floyd, you're not doing anything useful. Why don't you make breakfast or something for the General here?
Npc engineer full~ipad.png ... Why not Perkins?
Morgan2.png Because I need Perkins to clear out the sandworms that randomly burst into the Outpost during this delicate time of peace time negotiations.
Obviously! Sometimes, Floyd, I wonder about you…
Finish mission
Morgan2.png Sorry about the wait. I brought us breakfast, although the toast is only buttered on one side and the eggs aren't seasoned. Floyd is crying on the kitchen floor. I think he has some kind of cooking PTSD.
Npc salmanca full.png It is no rush, Lieutenant Morgan. I've just been talking to your mechanic here. It's amazing what she's been able to accomplish with your limited resources. You said you created a plasma artillery by yourself?
Npc mechanic full~ipad.png Ah, it's easy, you just gotta take a new ventilator and—
Morgan2.png Zoey, before we reveal to the general all of our super weapon secrets, how about me and him have a chat first?
Reward screen
Npc engineer full~ipad.png I can't take this anymore! I'm out of here!

An End of An Era[]

Level: 70 Prereq: Prepare for...Peace
Morgan2.png I mean, really, Raiders do NOT forgive. Job bakery gourmet coffee icon.png Make 2 Cups of Gourmet Coffee at the Bakery
Cost: Resource-time.png 4h, Resource-Gold.png 1,600
Reward: Resource-xp.png 2,100
Followup: The Heart is a Bitter Container
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc salmanca full.png I'd like to negotiate terms. I've drawn up a treaty, but I am willing to negotiate on any point. I only wish to see my people safe, and the land restored.
Perhaps you would like to look it over with me?
Morgan2.png I've got to be honest with you, I'm a bit new to this peace talk thing.
It's usually "There was a huge misunderstanding, someone shot an arrow at someone else, now we're going to start a hundred year war because we don't like your face" around here. But I'll do my best.
Finish mission
Npc salmanca full.png After we sign, I will immediately withdraw all troops from the territories outlined here and open up all trade routes.
Are the terms satisfactory to you, Morgan?
Morgan2.png I mean… hell yeah? Can I say that? Let's do it!
... General Salmanca? Are you okay?
Salmanca!
Npc rebel trooper full.png You killed him?! You monsters!
Morgan2.png Killed him, no… wait, what?
Reward screen
Morgan2.png Well, this isn't going as well as I hoped.

The Heart is a Bitter Container[]

Level: 70 Prereq: An End of An Era
Morgan2.png Assassinating someone at peace talks is seven years bad luck... NpcRebel icon.png Defeat the Rebels Invading the Outpost!
Reward: Resource-xp.png 4,480
Followup: Expiation
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc rebel trooper full.png Assassins! They murdered him!
Morgan2.png No, no! It's been a mistake! We didn't kill him! He just fell over dead while we were about to sign the peace treaty! Did anyone know if he had a heart condition?
A heart condition that looks a lot like an arrow in the back? Oh god. He WAS assassinated.
Just when everything was going so well… I should've known.
Npc sergeant full.png Troops, prepare yourselves! Get to your battle stations!
Finish mission
Morgan2.png Someone really has it out for us, you know?
Npc sergeant full.png Honestly, can you blame them?
Morgan2.png ... Yes? I mean, yes I can! And frankly, I'm sick of it!
I've dedicated my whole life to fighting this rebellion. I've had to trudge through swamps and harsh deserts and watch my best friends die of curable infections and amputations. I've starved for weeks and had to drink things you don't even want to know exist.
I've lost my faith, my hope, and damn near everything else. And the one chance, the ONE chance we have to end this war, and maybe start a new life where we can forget all this, it gets an arrow through the back!
Reward screen
Morgan2.png I don't have much left to give...

Expiation[]

Level: 70 Prereq: The Heart is a Bitter Container
Npc noob full.png I should be surprised, but I'm not? NpcRebel icon.png Defeat the Rebels with the Spiderwasp Queen
Reward: Resource-xp.png 4,900
Followup: I Nicked It When You Let Your Guard Down, Rations For the Road
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc sergeant full.png Sir, they're calling in reinforcements.
Frankly, we can't hold them off. There's too many of them. I suggest we surrender.
Morgan2.png Are you kidding me? We can't surrender. They think we killed Salmanca. They'll eat us alive!
Dr harris full@2x.png I hate to be the bearer of worse news. I mean, if anything can get worse than our imminent destruction by what appears to be a very calculated attempt to get rid of us, but I'm picking up some disturbances from the north. Something big, and fast, is coming.
Npc noob full.png More sandworms?!
Npc sergeant full.png I think I see it…
Morgan2.png Yep, it's big and terrifying.
It's…
Npc noob full.png Floyd riding a giant spiderwasp queen?
Finish mission
Npc sergeant full.png Sir?
... Morgan?
Morgan2.png Leave me alone for a little while, okay, Ramsey?
I know I'm supposed to be happy a giant deus ex machina with wings came in and saved the day, but I'm not.
Reward screen
Morgan2.png I'm just… not.

I Nicked It When You Let Your Guard Down[]

Level: 70 Prereq: Expiation
Npc jonesy full.png Being taken seriously is exhausting. Mapicon.png Go to Sundale
Npc SilverWolf mission.png Defeat the Silver Wolves
Reward: Resource-xp.png 2,800
Followup: And I'd Do It Again
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc jonesy full.png Hey, you there, old man! Please, we need help!
Npc engineer full~ipad.png "Old man"? Really? I'll grant that I have more days lived than pending, but "old man" just feels so reductive. I mean, "you in the hard hat!" That's objective, specific, and far less likely to upset someone's feelings.
Npc jonesy full.png OK, sure. Fair enough. That was really insensitive of me to just reduce you down to your physical characteristics like that, and I apologize.
Sure, my people in Sundale are being overrun by Silver Wolves, and I'm kind of in a rush, but that doesn't give me a license to ignore the feelings and needs of others. Now would you please—
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Your people? Isn't Sundale anarchosyndicalist? Each person there is very specifically their OWN person, or isn't that the point?
Npc jonesy full.png A fair point, and absolutely true. I occupy a sort of informal spokesman position, and I suppose when interacting with those outside our enclave, I can take on a rather paternalistic tone, which I appreciate you pointing out.
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Well, I certainly appreciate the rigor with which you reflect upon your own actions and attitude. Did you want me to find some of the people with guns to help?
Npc jonesy full.png Oh, yes please!
Finish mission
Npc jonesy full.png Thanks for the hand. What happened there? I thought the Silver Wolves were kind of… dealt with?
Morgan2.png Evidently not. Any idea where they headed?
Npc jonesy full.png Useful Joe says his cameras caught them heading toward Shigurman's Bluff. Seems like a good place to hide out.
Morgan2.png Useful Joe?
Npc jonesy full.png Yeah, he's got a bunch of cameras and other tracking equipment set up. We used to call him Creepy Joe, but that's personalityist.
Reward screen
Npc jonesy full.png Even creeps can be useful.

And I'd Do It Again[]

Level: 70 Prereq: I Nicked It When You Let Your Guard Down
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Maybe if your jokes were funny instead of just depressing... Mapicon.png Go to Shigurman's Bluff
Npc SilverWolf mission.png Defeat the Silver Wolves
Reward: Resource-xp.png 2,940
Followup: The Trouble with Recidivists
Dialogue
Start mission
Morgan2.png So, obviously I love that Silver Wolves are still running around, attacking small towns, and I love that we're still chasing them, but what I love the most is that they were smart enough to wait until this assassination crap threw the Outpost into utter chaos.
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Really? Those are all extremely odd things to love. I, for one, am extremely dismayed by each and every one of them.
Morgan2.png Wait, seriously? I was… that was ironical and sardonic. You know, classic Morgan sarcasm? Floyd, you know that, like, 30% of everything I say is a bitter, angry joke, right?
Npc engineer full~ipad.png I would not have estimated it that consistent, no.
Finish mission
Morgan2.png End of the line folks. Survivors, who wants to talk indentured service under guard while proving your desire to reform?
Npc SilverwolvesGrunt full.png Screw you, Morgan. We ain't playin' nice so you can put us to work in a mine. I mean, if you wanna lock us up, fine. Better food and accommodations than most of us are used to anyway. Lead the way to three hots and a cot.
Morgan2.png No chance of me just letting you go with a promise that you'll stop the stealing and killing and what have you?
Npc SilverwolvesGrunt full.png Oh, sure thing. I'm sure we'll make use of the variety of marketable skills we can leverage in this thriving economy.
Morgan2.png See Floyd, that's sarcasm again. He said a thing that he didn't mean, as a way of making fun of me.
Reward screen
Npc engineer full~ipad.png It seems phenomenally inefficient.

The Trouble with Recidivists[]

Level: 70 Prereq: And I'd Do It Again
Npc engineer full~ipad.png "It's a hole" is exactly the thinking that results in failed attempts to dig a mass grave. Job machine ballchain icon.png Make 3 Ball and Chain at the Machine Shop
Cost: Resource-time.png 1d 12h, Resource-Gold.png 120,000
Reward: Resource-xp.png 2,870
Dialogue
Start mission
Morgan2.png Floyd, what are the odds we can put together some kind of safeguarded prison that isn't just one big human rights violation?
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Zero? I'm going to say zero. The chance of it happening is none. None chance.
Morgan2.png Well, way to be a real Negative Nelly about it. OK. Alternatives?
Npc sergeant full.png We could kill 'em.
Npc engineer full~ipad.png It's certainly practical. We can't afford to keep them alive, and we obviously can't let them go. For what it's worth, I'd put the odds of us being able to dig a mass grave at around eighty to eighty five percent likely.
Morgan2.png In addition to being kinda bummed out by how low those odds are — I mean, it's a hole, I really think we can pull that off — I'd like to try something a little less mass murder-y.
Npc sergeant full.png We could put them in chains and abandon them in the desert. I bet some of them would survive.
Morgan2.png Well, call the moral relativism world records, that actually feels like the most reasonable solution.
Finish mission
Morgan2.png Silver Wolves, form an orderly line, and we'll get this over with as quickly as we can.
Npc SilverwolvesGrunt full.png What, did you build us houses, then put some fences around us? Are you gonna invite us to the chili cook off?
Morgan2.png Nope. We're chaining you to large balls of iron, and each other. Then we're going to drive you into the middle of the desert wasteland without weapons or supplies. Then we're leaving you.
Npc SilverwolvesGrunt full.png You can't do that! That's—
Morgan2.png Hush now, I haven't done the spooky part. Anyway, between lack of water and food, the brutal weather, and the extremely hostile wildlife, it won't be long before a lot of you are starving to death while chained to the dead body of someone you used to know.
For those of you who survive, I want you to remember: this experience, what's about to happen to you? This is what I consider humane and generous. I'd keep that in mind the next time you consider coming anywhere near me, or any people under my protection.
Reward screen
Npc SilverwolvesGrunt full.png So, is working in the mines still an option?

You Are a Valued Member of This Team[]

Level: 70 Prereq: Bottle Diplomacy, The Bigfoot Ceremony
Npc noob full.png Hard to find an audience for long-winded monologues these days. Mapicon.png Go to Installation 17
Followup: Your Input is Valuable To Us
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc noob full.png Let's break it down. Someone is feeding Intel to the Rebels. We've found accurate intel, but it tends to be vague. Then we've found extremely specific stuff, some of which is entirely accurate, and some of which has been fudged to make us look like monsters.
Ashe has told us whoever fudged the intel did it on purpose. But the Rebels BELIEVED them, even though it was pretty far fetched. So it stands to be reasoned that this person is someone who is trusted both by us AND the rebellion.
Either the Rebels have an existing relationship with this person, or the person is so well placed, that they couldn't help but take them seriously. Who could that possibly be?
Installation 17? Maybe someone out there wanted to cut a deal?
Npc raiderkids full.png I don't know I guess so, hey Mister Perkins, how come you're asking us instead of going there and finding out?

Your Input is Valuable To Us[]

Level: 70 Prereq: You Are a Valued Member of This Team
Npc noob full.png If it was easy, everyone would be an intel officer... Job machine armored file icon.png Make an Armored File Cabinet Transport at the Machine Shop
Cost: Resource-time.png 10h, Resource-Gold.png 80,000
Reward: Resource-xp.png 2,520
Followup: Your Privacy Is Important to Us
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc noob full.png Archibald, how thorough are your records of personnel here?
Npc Archibald full.png Oh, we are very thorough. We're a secret Imperial weapons facility. You basically sign away your rights to privacy to work here. The children's children of our employees are monitored to prevent information leaks.
Npc noob full.png So do you happen to have financial records, political history, or even ethnic background?
Npc Archibald full.png That, and and I have files for everyone they've ever dated, lived with, or taken a class from at the high school level and above. Every job they've ever worked, every medical check-up, and every quirky personality trait.
Of course, these files are strictly confidential.
Npc noob full.png I have evidence to suspect one of your employees is an informant.
Npc Archibald full.png I'll waive the confidentiality. Freelance work is highly forbidden.
Unfortunately, our archives are huge, and completely uncategorized. You'll need to find a way to transport them.
Finish mission
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Perkins, I couldn't help but notice you were building something… quite enormous in the machine shop.
Now, I can't say that I'm not intrigued, but you know the policies and regulations we have in place when it comes to using the shop for extracurricular projects—
Npc noob full.png I'm building an armored file cabinet so I can transport and go through thousands of personnel files to see if I can find the Rebel informant. It's going to take hundreds of hours of data analysis though, so—
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Say no more. I'm in.
Reward screen
Npc engineer full~ipad.png There's nothing I enjoy more than eyeballing the private personnel files of thousands of unsuspecting citizens.

Your Privacy Is Important to Us[]

Level: 70 Prereq: Your Input is Valuable To Us
Npc engineer full~ipad.png I haven't had this much fun since my days of middle school experimentation with dry ice. Job farm kale icon.png Make Kale at the Farm x 3
Job toolshop juicer icon.png Make Juicer at the Tool Shop
Cost: Resource-time.png 18h, Resource-Gold.png 30,000
Reward: Resource-xp.png 2,660
Followup: Keep it Secret
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Whew, it was some work getting those files back to the Outpost, but I'm ready to dive in!
Npc noob full.png This is going to take all night... guess we better get started.
Npc engineer full~ipad.png I'll need some kale juice to get me through this.
Npc noob full.png Kale... juice? Why not just some coffee?
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Perkins, I am ashamed of you. Coffee is a stimulant. Coffee is a DRUG.
Npc noob full.png So you're not okay with coffee, but you're okay with putting experimental drugs IN Lieutenant Morgan's coffee? Okay. That makes sense.
Npc engineer full~ipad.png What does coffee contain? Adenosine! What is adenosine? It's an inhibitory neurotransmitter that plays a role in energy regulation. Coffee blocks the adenosine receptors, dysregulating our natural energy cues! It's highly addictive!
Caffeine can also cause ulcers, miscarriage, and death!
Npc noob full.png Okay, okay! We'll make the kale juice. THEN can we get to the archives?
Finish mission
Npc noob full.png I can barely keep my eyes open, and we haven't found anything useful.
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Installation 17 was incredibly thorough. Before the collapse of the Empire, there would have been no chance of a leak.
Even now, I'd say it's highly unlikely any of their employees would have had the breathing room to become an informant.
Npc noob full.png Well, that's a disturbing revelation.
Npc engineer full~ipad.png I think we've come to the same conclusion, and I have to agree. It couldn't have been an employee of Installation 17. At least, one outside a leadership role.
Npc noob full.png So, IF the leak came from Installation 17, that leaves either Archibald himself, or Aurora. And seeing as how we work with one, and saved the other, it's an unlikely, but terrifying, possibility.
Reward screen
Npc noob full.png Sometimes, I really, really hate knowing things.

Rations For the Road[]

Level: 70 Prereq: Expiation, Percival Peril
Npc adventurer full~ipad.png Every knot was once straight rope. Rockhardmuffin icon.png Make Rockhard Muffin at Bakery
Grittybagel icon.png Make Gritty Bagel
Sundriedcrumpet icon.png Make Sundried Crumpet
Cost: Resource-time.png 1d 6h, Resource-Gold.png 885
Reward: Resource-xp.png 4,200
Followup: Keep it Secret
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc adventurer full~ipad.png Ah, Lieutenant Morgan! It's good to see you.
Morgan2.png Woah! When did you get here?
Npc adventurer full~ipad.png Me? A little while ago. I understand that you've been distracted.
Morgan2.png Man, you ain't kiddin'. What's up? Do you need like… some ropes? For… tying things?
Npc adventurer full~ipad.png Nothing so specific. Perhaps some hardtack for the road?
Morgan2.png I mean, that's… most of what we make at the bakery. We can probably see to that.
Finish mission
Npc noob full.png Percival! Sorry, things have been nuts around here. So, what do you say, time to check out the textbooks? If they're for kids, we might even be able to understand them!
Npc adventurer full~ipad.png Alas, Perkins dear lad, now is not the time. I must make my way. Other opportunities await. But chin up, I'll return, and perhaps then we can make our attempt.
Npc noob full.png Oh, yeah, sure. I'll just… I'll see you then.
Reward screen
Npc noob full.png Huh, I guess adventurous archeologists have surprisingly dynamic schedules.

Keep it Secret[]

Level: 70 Prereq: The Falling Star Keeps Falling, Chili is a Type of Stew, The Goliath Tank, Rations For the Road, Your Privacy Is Important to Us
Npc noob full.png Really Floyd, that's not necessary. Mapicon.png Travel to I17
Followup: Keep it Safe
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc noob full.png Floyd, I think I know who the informant is, but we have to go back to I17. If I'm right, this is very bad.
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Who is it? Can't you tell me now?
Npc noob full.png I'm not 100% sure, and I'd rather not say anything before I am.
Npc engineer full~ipad.png As a man of Science, I understand the need to be sure before voicing a conclusion.
I'll pack some Kale juice for the road.

Keep it Safe[]

Level: 70 Prereq: Keep it Secret
Npc noob full.png This only confirms my suspicions. NpcRebel icon.png Defeat the Rebels!
Mapicon.png Travel to I17
Reward: Resource-xp.png 4,200
Dialogue
Start mission
Npc noob full.png Oh no! A Rebel ambush!
Npc engineer full~ipad.png You hold them off! I'll call in back up!
Finish mission
Npc engineer full~ipad.png Perkins? PERKINS!
Npc sergeant full.png They grabbed him, sir! It's like they used the battle as a smokescreen to get to Perkins. They must have wanted him for some reason.
Morgan2.png Dammit! The ONE TIME I want to hear what he has to say and THIS happens.
Npc sergeant full.png Don't worry sir. We'll find him. We'll get him back.
Reward screen
Npc engineer full~ipad.png But what if we don't?
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