“Yes, but most people use the guns and armor analogy: one side gets a better gun, the other side gets better armor, which inspires a still better gun, and so on. The truth is that a better gun inspires a chemical counterweapon, which inspires a telepathic strike, which then brings about an artificial intelligence guiding the weapon. The pressure of war does bring about growth, but it is never the neat, linear growth that you learn about in the classroom.”
-Arcturus Mengsk, StarCraft: Liberty’s Crusade by Jeff Grubb
Frederick grunted. He was being deployed via Drop Pod onto a planet to secure it for the Dominion. The locals were in open rebellion against the crown, and while Frederick didn’t always agree with Mengsk’s policies, he still had a duty to uphold.
When he landed, the pod self-destructed and he began heading through the field to meet up with some Bounty Hunter the Dominion hired for this op. Why couldn’t they have just used a Ghost for this?
Eventually, Frederick found the Bounty Hunter. Though he stood a lot taller than her (mostly thanks to his armor), he could tell she was a lot better armed…and was that a gun for an arm?
“You the bounty hunter the Dominion hired?” Frederick asked. “Name of Samus Aran?”
It’s been a little over 2 years since Heart of the Swarm was released telling the story of Sarah Kerrigan and Jim Raynor and their retaliation against the Dominion and Arcturus Mengsk. During Kerrigan’s quest to reclaim her place as the Queen of Blades and rally the Zerg, she learns of their ori…