Original FTU Eclipse Expedition

As this was a Free Trade Union (FTU) sponsored expedition, I had to somehow become employed by the FTU to get to this new planet most people are calling Eclipse.

Other names for Eclipse
  • Middian
  • Phantom Planet
  • "The Center"

Anomaly planet that shouldn't exist, neither should it's webway path. Discovered at the center of the known Universe.

Discovered a Midir employed by the FTU in need of an Archeologist, mechanical and energy technician, security and potential buyers for artifacts. I approached her, Alexzandria Zubadia, and formed a freelance contract for my services as a Xenoarcheologist and a technician of mechanical and energy.

Upon passing through the webway gate, a disorientation occurred momentarily. Once the Expedition Team got their bearings, we were immediately attacked. If I was more observant, I would have remembered who or what, but I believe I was more looking for a safe tree to hide in. I was hired for my educational training not for my bravery in combat.

Aggressive Flora and Fauna

  • Simians of all sizes (aka Monkeys)
  • Simians infected with vine growth
  • Armored bears (aka "armadillo bears")
  • Armored bears infected with vine growth
  • Sentient (psionic?) large plant
  • Webway Gate creature

Other items of note

  • Mutiple power crystals (white, blue, pink)
  • Multiple power sources including bioenergy, psionic and radiation

-flower bioenergy, cracked psionic archeotech, radioactive metallic sphere with protective ring

  • Unknown tech component (green)

Bioenergy flowers

As the Team scanned for life forms and power sources, the scans were disrupted by an unknown source. Upon closer inspection, two bunches of flowers in two separate locations were emitting bioenergy that disrupted the scanner. These were removed from the ground and transported back through the gate by myself later that day. Alexzandria took possession of the two plants.

A second power source was detected south of our location (a rock outcropping south of the webway gate) close to a body of water. I did not go with that group of the Team to investigate, this was where the 'Armadillo Bears' were discovered.

Metallic Sphere

Instead my group followed a larger power source north west of our location. At the top of a ridge in a clearing past the bioenergy plants, a metallic object was found resting in the center of a large boulder. A silver colored sphere was resting inside a metal circle base. One of the humans discovered that by touching the sphere, even with gloves, they were affected by radiation poisoning. Eventually with the right equipment, the sphere and ring were placed into a case and brought back to Haven. I did not transport the object. Later the object was examined and it was decided it had three different power sources internally. This was only determined when examining the object externally. A force field prevented any internal examination. The ring contains the radiation.

NOTE Imperium of Man Team Present

Evidently an Imperial expedition team reached Eclipse before our team. Therefore there is a potential archeological taint. Some equipment found could have been dropped or planted by the Imperials. Only item I am sure of was not Imperial technology was the Metallic Sphere. While inspecting the item, two injured Imperial soldiers approached us with guns at the ready forcing our team to their knees and dropping our defensive weapons. We complied and then attacked them demanding to know why they were here and why did they threaten us. The only answers received were their names and rank numbers. Eventually it was discovered that the previous Imperial Team was under fire and went back through the webway gate leaving behind two members. These two showed no interest or claim for most of the artifacts.

Sentient Plant

One human sized plant located east of the gate, down the ridge. It striked with disease attacks. Did not communicate through speech. Responded only to proximity and threat of weapons by calling forth the infected Simians and infected Armadillo Bears. I tried to speak peacefully, with no weapons as one chlorophyll life form to another and it only reacted to me as a threat. It treated Yazatas and human alike. I was able to get close enough to perform a killing blow and discovered after it's death, it was protecting an artifact.

Cracked Psionic Archeotech

Beneath the root of the sentient plant was a cracked, seemingly clear box. Only half of the box remained and was filled with energy crystals.Upon closer inspection I discovered the box was not Human or Tribe manufactured. This was something completely new and thus classified as archeotech. As far as my skills allow, I could determine this partial box was once whole and was meant to contain a power source. Also, another in the Expedition Team could tell it resonated psionic energy. I transported the box and the crystals through the webway gate. These were given to Alexzandria once we returned to Haven.

Webway Gate Creatures

In our attempt to leave, our web guides (Meurlain) sense something dangerous coming through the gate. The creatures were black wraith-like with claws that inflicted pain, injuries and in some cases stuns. Those creatures with no faces were three times stronger than the majority. The Meurlain noted that the creatures came from the gate, the void and not traveled from another Planet like the rest of us.

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