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{{Random Events}} {{Locations|Rock Controlled Sector}}
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{{Random Events}} {{Locations|Rock Controlled Sector|Rock Homeworlds}}
   
''A rock captain hails you: "It is improper of me to contact off-worlders, but this is an emergency. We were on our way to deliver our passenger to her new husband - the Grand Basilisk of Numa V - when our engines broke down. Will you take possession of her, and make haste to Numa V?"''
 
   
 
''A rock captain hails you: "It is improper of me to contact off-worlders, but this is an emergency. We were on our way to deliver our passenger to her new husband - the Grand Basilisk of Numa V - when our engines broke down. Will you take possession of her, and make haste to Numa V?"''
 
# Accept the passenger.
 
# Accept the passenger.
 
#* ''You surprise me, off-worlder. Thank you. The passenger will be with you momentarily." She refuses to enter the main hold and prefers to wait in the cargo bay.''
 
#* ''You surprise me, off-worlder. Thank you. The passenger will be with you momentarily." She refuses to enter the main hold and prefers to wait in the cargo bay.''
#** Adds a quest marker to your destination.
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#** A [[#Quest Marker|quest marker]] is added to your map.
 
# Refuse.
 
# Refuse.
 
#* ''Arranged marriages aren't on your list of worthy causes. You leave the Rock to their business.''
 
#* ''Arranged marriages aren't on your list of worthy causes. You leave the Rock to their business.''
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#** Nothing happens.
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==Quest Marker==
 
''A vast tunnel network near the surface of Numa V indicates an advanced Rock civilization. This must be where you were asked to deliver the passenger.''
 
*''Realizing arrival is imminent, your passenger - silent so far - pleads with you not to hand her over. She's interrupted by the Grand Basilisk's Chief Aide: "To the alien vessel holding the Basilisk's wife. Deliver her to us. You will be rewarded... well."''
 
*# Hand her over.
 
*#* ''"May your children erode into dust!" she screams as she's bundled into the waiting shuttle. The Rock guards on board hurriedly drop off an exotic piece of technology and return to the Grand Basilisk.''
 
*#** You receive a '''low''' amount of [[Rewards#Scrap only|scrap]] and random [[augmentation]].
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*# Refuse to comply.
 
*#* ''I was led to believe your kind did not know mercy. I will join you. But quickly, we must jump away - they will not tolerate..." She's interrupted by weapons fire from the Basilisk's escort!''
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*#** You receive '''1''' [[Rock]] [[Crew|crew member]] named '''Ariadne''' and fight a Rock ship.
 
*#*** {{Winning|destroyed=true|His escort eliminated, the Grand Basilisk dispatches his entire fleet. There's just time to take your pick from the wreck before you jump out of reach.}}
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*#**** You receive a '''medium''' amount of [[Rewards#Standard|scrap and resources]].
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*#*** {{Winning|deadCrew=true|His escort eliminated, the Grand Basilisk dispatches his entire fleet. There's just time to take your pick from the wreck before you jump out of reach.}}
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*#**** You receive a '''high''' amount of [[Rewards#Standard|scrap and resources]].
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==Trivia==
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This event is called "ROCK_QUEST_MARRIAGE_START" in the datafiles.
   
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The name ''Ariadne'' is found in Greek mythology as well as Homer's ''Odyssey'' where she eloped with Theseus after he slew the Minotaur.
==Destination==
 
''A vast tunnel network near the surface of Numa V indicates an advanced Rock civilization. This must be where you were asked to deliver the passenger.''<br />
 
''Realizing arrival is imminent, your passenger - silent so far - pleads with you not to hand her over. She's interrupted by the Grand Basilisk's Chief Aide: "To the alien vessel holding the Basilisk's wife. Deliver her to us. You will be rewarded... well."''
 
[[File:Rock bride.png|thumb|220x220px]]
 
# Hand her over
 
#* ''"May your children erode into dust!" she screams as she's bundled into the waiting shuttle. The Rock guards on board hurriedly drop off an exotic piece of technology and return to the Grand Basilisk.''
 
#* Receive low amount of scrap and random augmentation.
 
# Refuse to comply.[[File:Rock bride1.png|thumb|220x220px]]
 
#* ''I was led to believe your kind did not know mercy. I will join you. But quickly, we must jump away - they will not tolerate..." She's interrupted by weapons fire from the Basilisk's escort!''
 
#** Ariadne or Debbie ([[Rockman]]) joins your crew, as battle ensues with a rock vessel.
 
#*** ''His escort eliminated, the Grand Basilisk dispatches his entire fleet. There's just time to take your pick from the wreck before you jump out of reach.''
 
#**** Receive fuel, missiles, and scrap. Chance to receive an augmentation.
 
[[Category:Rock Controlled Sector Events]]
 

Latest revision as of 23:39, 27 March 2015

This is a Random Event. Occurs in:

  1. Rock Controlled Sector
  2. Rock Homeworlds


A rock captain hails you: "It is improper of me to contact off-worlders, but this is an emergency. We were on our way to deliver our passenger to her new husband - the Grand Basilisk of Numa V - when our engines broke down. Will you take possession of her, and make haste to Numa V?"

  1. Accept the passenger.
    • You surprise me, off-worlder. Thank you. The passenger will be with you momentarily." She refuses to enter the main hold and prefers to wait in the cargo bay.
  2. Refuse.
    • Arranged marriages aren't on your list of worthy causes. You leave the Rock to their business.
      • Nothing happens.

Quest Marker[edit | edit source]

A vast tunnel network near the surface of Numa V indicates an advanced Rock civilization. This must be where you were asked to deliver the passenger.

  • Realizing arrival is imminent, your passenger - silent so far - pleads with you not to hand her over. She's interrupted by the Grand Basilisk's Chief Aide: "To the alien vessel holding the Basilisk's wife. Deliver her to us. You will be rewarded... well."
    1. Hand her over.
      • "May your children erode into dust!" she screams as she's bundled into the waiting shuttle. The Rock guards on board hurriedly drop off an exotic piece of technology and return to the Grand Basilisk.
    2. Refuse to comply.
      • I was led to believe your kind did not know mercy. I will join you. But quickly, we must jump away - they will not tolerate..." She's interrupted by weapons fire from the Basilisk's escort!
        • You receive 1 Rock crew member named Ariadne and fight a Rock ship.
          • (After destroying enemy ship) His escort eliminated, the Grand Basilisk dispatches his entire fleet. There's just time to take your pick from the wreck before you jump out of reach.
          • (After killing enemy crew) His escort eliminated, the Grand Basilisk dispatches his entire fleet. There's just time to take your pick from the wreck before you jump out of reach.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

This event is called "ROCK_QUEST_MARRIAGE_START" in the datafiles.

The name Ariadne is found in Greek mythology as well as Homer's Odyssey where she eloped with Theseus after he slew the Minotaur.

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