People are likely to mock me for exploring with guns and a kill warrant scanner.  “Why not just leave that behind? You’ll jump further, and there’s nothing dangerous out there,” they say.  Well, they can tell that to this guy.

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That’s battle damage, and an Imperial Clipper too, which is hardly the most obvious choice for an explorer.  I have no idea what’s it’s doing out here but I bet their last thought was: “I wish I’d bought guns with me”.  I did grab the survey data they left behind though – they weren’t using it.

I’ve been through the Orion Nebula, which was red, by the way; then onto Bernard’s Loop, which was also red.  The Horse Head Nebula was extremely red.  If I’m completely honest this exploration gig’s getting a tad dull.  I think it may be time to head home.  From here though I can see everything I’ve just come through.

CMDR VEX 30.10.3301Yup, it was all red.  That said I did visit BD-12 1172 in the Spirograph Nebula.  That wasn’t red. That actually wasn’t too bad.

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Yeah, it turns out the even a bastard like me has to admit that space is surprisingly pretty when he’s flying though purple asteroids in a green nebula under a blue star.  Even so, I’m not sure I’m cut out for this exploring crap.  One nice view in 400 systems doesn’t exactly work for me.

Still, I may holiday in the Spirograph Nebula again.

+++END LOG – CMDR VEX – ABOARD EYE OF HORUS – 30.10.3301+++


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