It was nicknamed Venereal Gato and commonly referred to as "the Gato" by its crew. Commanded by Lieutenant Lee Strong in 250 PD, the ship intercepted the passenger liner Fragrant Blossom, which had been seized by unknown hostiles. Strong followed the ship's projected course to the asteroid 216 Kleopatra, where the Gato won a missile engagement against an unidentified spacecraft.
The Gato then towed the Fragrant Blossom to the Jupiter moon Callisto, where Strong discovered that the liner's captain had been part of a conspiracy to distribute a "backdoor" computer code to collapse Earth's global economy. The young officer soon decided that this was a good way to get rid of the Earth Union government, and used the Venerated Gaia to deliver the code, leading to the Economic Winter of 252 PD. (HHA6.1: BTB)
Known Crewmembers Edit
- Sergeant Jan Finder – EVA specialist
- Eduardo Cabral – Senior Rating
- Roderigo Burns – Rating
- Brian Lewis – Junior Rating