Revelations

Hearing this, Roberts spins pointing his shotgun at her.

"Drop it now!"
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“Glenn, it’s for your own safety. Everyone, off the ship. This place is a death trap and I’m tired of waiting around... I need to get into the Cryochambers. So you're either going to help me, or get out of my way.”, Roku demanded.
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"Roku, what the hell is going on?" asks Roberts. "I thought we were helping you?" Clearing the eggs will help the other crew, right?"
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She starts to raise her voice and tremble uncontrollably, “Yes, but we are running out of time and you are all in danger! Myself and the Captain don’t want any harm to come to the crew of the Montero, and the longer YOU stay, the worse things are going to get. My sister is in there, Glenn. I have to get her off of this ship... I’m sorry I didn’t tell you all sooner, but there is no time to explain. It didn’t seem real until we found this man here in the hallway and I saw Ava again... The card, Jensen... Please...”, Roku sobs.
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"OK, take a few deep breaths, relax" Robert puts his shotgun to his side, hanging on the combat sling. He lifted his hands free.

"OK let's work this together."
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Like a pro, the Marshal manages to keep his nerves in check, but Roku isn’t relaxing.

“Look, I know this is... shitty, and stupid, and ... and just wrong. But I didn’t sleep 53 years in Cryosleep and wait another 20 to find this ship AND my sister, just to lose her all over again.”
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"The best chance of helping her is letting us work together. It is my job to get her off this ship if I can." said Roberts
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Capt. Kenny then butted in, "Roku, you are letting your feelings cloud your judgement. Its clear you know more than you bothered to share with us and I am not too keen on that idea. Now I get you want to save your sister, but if she was infected by anything you can't save her with hopeful wishing. This was why I wanted them to STAY in cryo to begin with. So if you know what we are dealing with I need you to tell us now. Otherwise the history of the Cronus will end up repeating itself on the Montero."
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Roku puts one hand on her helmet as if to brace her head.

“I didn’t... I didn't know. I can’t... Everything is like a half remembered dream. But... I know it was bad. There was an emergency... and the adults were screaming... I was waiting with my brother in the Mess Hall... and Chichi... Papa... he came in and tried to take us to the Cryochambers... but there was a man... God, he was... he was all wrong... his arms were too long... his mouth twisted and... and his head was deformed. He came at us so Papa braced the doors and put us in the EEV with Haha and he... he left us.”, Roku cries between gasping breaths.
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Capt. Kenny rubbed his chin as he pondered her words. As he tried to sort out the mess that was Roku's head he knew he needed to choose his words carefully.
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"Is she a twin?", asks Roberts.
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“Yes.”, Roku weeps, looking him in the eyes with a look of desperation.
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Roberts lets out a sigh. "Ok... I get it now. Let's get them out of there. Safely."
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Jensen let's out a breath he's been holding and mutters to himself.

"Why do people always point a gun at me? Not personal, Just business?", he said jokingly trying to make people relax.
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Capt. Kenny said, "Make sure you check those Cryo pods for tampering. We need to know if anyone was infected or has a parasite in them."

If there were such a thing as an empathetic command, that is what the Captain ordered as he gently said ,”Hikari, listen to Roberts.”
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Finally, after hearing the responses from the others, Roku felt compelled to breathe, relaxed her tense shoulders, and put her gun down.

“I’m sorry, Bruce...”

There was a moment of silence.

“The air scrubbers, if there is something in the air... they will need to get into compression suits if we don’t get the air clean.”, she pleaded.
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"Its alright... People sometimes point guns at me. Its how it goes when your on the company's dime. But I'd appreciate it if you don't do it again." Jensen winks and smiles at Roku.
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Roku swallows hard and nods.
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"Can we get the air cleared? Can civilian ships clean bio out of the air?", Roberts asks.
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Ogai spoke up, “Yeah, the air scrubbers are supposed to be pretty good at that... I’m thinking that cleaning the filters isn’t an option. We are probably going to have to replace them and incinerate the old ones.”
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Robert smiles, "We will just space them."
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Ogai nodded.
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"Now can anyone open the first door to the cryo chambers?", Roberts asked.
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Jensen pulls out his key card.

"Hopefully this works again."

He swipes the card and the keypad flashes green and chimes. He presses the pad to open the door and it hisses upward. Inside the passageway are three more doors, left right, and straight ahead, all three doors leading to separate Cryochambers.
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Roberts looks in then steps back.

"Check for fungus and flame them! Do not open the doors to the chambers yet!", he ordered, walking towards the elevator with his shotgun at the ready checking the elevator again.

He peeks into the open elevator shaft and looks down. Between flashes of orange light, Roberts can see the elevator crumpled two decks below. It looks like someone had thrown an incendiary grenade or two at it after it fell, just for good measure.

Robert lets out a sigh. "Looks like incendiary grenades." Roberts puts the shotgun at his side. Grabbing one door, he pulls it to him. It makes a loud scraping noise. Making sure that it was clear he pushes and pulls until the other doors are both closed. He struggles a bit but he gets them closed. Then, grabbing his shotgun and readying it, Roberts backs up and joins the others.
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Vera steps into the antechamber and does a sweep for spores. After searching the room, she calls out "I didn't find any in this room."
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Roku impatiently peeks into each window, searching. She stops at the door straight at the end of the hall.

"Roberts... ...they're waking."
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"You should have a comms panel at the door, right?", Roberts asks. Tell them to suit up. If you can."
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Roku presses the comms button and the indicator glows orange for standby mode.

"Everyone... stay calm... if you can, find an EVA suit... or surgical mask... ...there is... hello? I don't think they can hear me..."

She presses the comm again.

"Hello?... ...It's no good.It doesn't seem to be operational."
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Inside Cryochamber 3, an athletic woman with brown hair stands in her underwear, shivering, wrapping her arms around herself. A man is sitting up in one of the pods holding his head in his hands.
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"Oh shit they are already awake, how long can they stay in there before they die?", asked Jensen.
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"Cap, can MUTHUR talk to them?", asked Roberts?
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Capt. Kenny rubbed his chin then replied, "MUTHUR can you help the crew of the Cronus get the suits or safety equipment they need to survive these conditions? We are still concerned they are contaminated too, so let us know if you discover anything dangerous."
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“I can see two of them...”, Roku started as MUTHUR interrupted over the comms.

“Temporarily rerouting emergency power from climate control to internal communications for 5 minutes. ...scanning... ...Unable to detect pathogens and contaminants using the scanning systems installed on the USCSS Cronus... ...please try the Medlab...”
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Jensen looks at the crew in cyro.

"Umm. Hi! I'm Bruce Jensen of the USCSS Montero. We are here to save you I guess. Can you tell us quickly if you know where any safety equipment, breathing apparatus or containment suits are?"
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The woman squints and looks around in confusion until she sees Bruce at the window. She walks over to the door and presses the comms button.

“Uh... Just... give us a moment, please.”, she says in a British accent. She shakes her head in confusion then walks over to the door at the back of the room. She exits the door, then the man walks over to the comms and he presses the button.

“What’s going... - cough - on?”

He lets go of the button and silently coughs into his fist several times then takes a deep breath. After his coughing fit, he presses the button with his other hand.

“Did we lose...”, he holds back a cough. “...life support?” Have we reached home?”
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Looking Roberts says to himself, "We don't have time for this." He walks up, not really pushing Bruce out of the way, more like stepping in front of him.

"This is Colonial Marshal Roberts. If you have compression suits you need to don them now. The air is not safe. Be quick about it. We can explain later the rest. You Must. Don. Compression suits. Now.", he said sternly.
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The bearded man nods and shuffles out of the other side of the room while holding himself from the residual cold of decades of Cryo. After that, a dark skinned man emerges weakly from his cryopod despite his strong physique. He goes to check on the other pods.
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“...Tsuki, please be ok.”, Roku prayed quietly to herself.
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Roberts steps away and to the side, getting out of the way of Bruce.
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Soon, two others, a man with a mustache and a woman rise from their slumber and the dark skinned man says something to them and points at a few of the other pods. He then lifts a little girl and carries her out the aft door.
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"Did we lose one?", Roberts asked out loud. "Hey, does anyone know about a little girl on this trip?", he asks everyone. "Cap?"
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“That’s her... that’s my sister.”, Roku said to Roberts.
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Roberts finally pieces it together. Roku was a child when the Cronus set out. She is technically older than the rest of the crew.

Roberts remembers back to the rumors he heard from the marines about the Cronus years ago. When Hydr8tion was being tested on the marines. A rumor circulated of one of Weyland-Yutani's dark secrets. 3 people were recovered from an EEV from the Cronus back in 2163 or so. A female scientist and two of her children, the mother died shortly after waking from Cryo and the children were comatose. In an effort to save the children and recover any information they had about the fate of the ship, Weyland-Yutani created Hydr8tion using the children as their test subjects. Those children were two Japanese kids. So Roberts had this mess of a woman in front of him to thank for the wonders of Hydr8tion.
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"I think they got the hint of what we want them to do. Hopefully they get suited up."
"Maybe we can head down to B Deck and see if they come up out of the junction there?", Jensen shrugs, but is soon cut off.
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“Um... Captain... Roberts... we’ve got movement on A Deck... behind us.”, Roku says nervously, eying the Motion Tracker and then the doorway to the hallway from which they entered.
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"Flamer right side,", Roberts points next to him as he walks down the corridor back to the hallway they came from.

"Move by twos! Close the door after us!"
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Paddy Lohan leans over the captain’s shoulder, glaring at the video feed from the data tablet.
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"Target range?", asked Roberts.
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“...Just outside the door...”, Roku whispers, her voice trembling.
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Roberts peeks out the little window keeping the shotgun ready.

He sees nothing but white... The pale white, almost translucent skin of some... thing, standing right outside the glass.

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