CAP or Centurion/ Centry (Captain of Elite Corps)
LOGOS (Commander of Logistics & Support)
AID (Logosí aid)
Scene II: Office of Logos, Commander Support & Logistics
(SFX: Door opening)
Aid: You canít go in, sir!
Cap: You are not AUTHORIZED to tell me what I can and canít do Ė
Logos: Whatís going on here?
Aid: Iím sorry sir, he just barged right past--
Cap: Are you the one responsible for transferring dead weight into my outfit?
Cap: In all the millennia that I have served in the Corps, I have never seen such an irresponsibleó
Aid: Do you want me to call a Restrainer, sir?
Logos: That wonít be necessary, Joy. Close the door, please.
Aid: Yes, sir.
(SFX: Door closing)
Cap: Are you insane? What kind of ambitious stunt are you trying to pull here, forcing one of your own into Elite Corps?
Logos: It wasnít my call, Centryó
Cap: Trying to make a name for yourself?
Logos: It didnít come from meó
Cap: Youíve always had your eye on my command. And since it was passed over you to me, youíre trying to get the next best thingó
Logos: HIGH COMMANDER AGAPE CUT THE ORDER!
Cap: What? What?
Logos: I was as surprised as you when it came down.
Cap: Agape issued the transfer?
Logos: Not directly. But I was under strict orders to send the best of my best Logistics slingers your way.
Cap: I donít understand. Why?
Logos: Perhaps itís felt youíre overextended, or perilously isolated on missions. With the recent loss of Glory, thereís bound to be some rethinking of tactics and deployment, Centurion. And while it was quite clear it wasnít your fault at command or anyoneís deficiency in executing orders, nonetheless, we lost a good comrade, and it would be remiss of us if steps werenít taken to avoid repeating the same mistake.
In short, I donít know, Centry, and when Agape issues orders, I donít ask why or try to guess at motivations. Unlike someone I know.
Cap: Yeah, hey, listen. I said some things just nowÖ
Logos: Itís forgotten. We all feel the loss of Glory. It must be tough on you -- and your squad.
Cap: I tell you, Logos, I keep on thinking there mustíve been something I could have done.
Logos: I imagine Agape has been feeling the same way. And perhaps adding L&S to your team is the answer he came up with.
Cap: I hope your right. I couldnít bare another loss Ė not right after losing Glory.
Logos: Weíll just have to trust this is the right decision. Now take care of my boy, Cap. He's the best you can get, but he doesn't know what he's in for.
Cap: You have my word.
(MUSIC up and out)
End Scene II
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