===================================================== Pioneer 2 after dragon is defeated ===================================================== Soldiers - We'll check all the data you send, but you still need to report to him. - The Principal is waiting for you. You may enter his room. Women - The government hasn't made an official statement. Why!? - Regardless of the problem, most of out troubles are taken care of by hunters. Cases that need an army rarely occur. Pioneer 2 doesn't have a big army, so sometimes hunters handle the big cases. Hunters work together when given this opportunity, though they prefer working alone. Men: - Nobody on Pioneer 1 was found on the surface? Perhaps they're taking refuge somewhere... Or...? No, no! It can't be. - Did you know? I heard that somebody was sent to do some research on Ragol and that they finally... found a message from Red Ring Rico! She must be alive, she must! Don't you think so? - If I wear a red armlet maybe I'll have the same courage ...as Rico. I know it's a silly idea. Ha, ha. ===================================================== Principal's Office after dragon is defeated ===================================================== Principal - The... The dragon, did it attack you!? You think the native animals on Ragol attacked Pioneer 1 to defend their territory... It's possible... But why did it happen all of a sudden? Continue investigating please. - Rico! No, I didn't say anything. Please continue your research. Irene - I heard that you found messages from Rico. But she's still missing. Please, please find her as soon as you possibly can! Please! Scientist Behind Desk - A huge dragon!? No data. Pioneer 1 didn't mention it in their report... We didn't know Ragol was such a dangerous planet! - As a scientist, I'm very interested in the ecological system of Ragol... But as a citizen I'm frightened. ===================================================== Pioneer 2 after dragon is defeated and after talking to Principal ===================================================== Soldier - Do we always need to look sad or serious when we're in trouble? Even when you're in a lot of trouble, remain calm. I like it. It makes you seem professional. It's very cool. - People in this area have no sense of this crisis at all! This immigration plan is the key to our future!! I don't trust hunters. They treat their jobs like... as if they were going shopping. ===================================================== Rico's Message Pods - Caves 1 ===================================================== - Wow... this cave is a treasure trove of discoveries. Creatures that have never been discovered by people. Completely unknown animals. They look like mutant forms of the native animals... Perhaps the government has kept this a secret...? It's possible... but for what purpose? - The Nano Dragon is a fierce monster. It becomes stronger as it kills others. I suggest you defeat it as quickly as possible. - If you hear an alert, be careful! There must be land mines around you. You can detect them if you use the Trap Vision. Normal/Hard/Very Hard Pods: - Be careful of the Poison Lily's poisonous spit. - Evil Sharks attack in obvious straight movement patterns. Don't get surrounded. - The attack range of the Grass Assassin is wide. Move quickly to enter its blind spot! Ultimate Pods: - Be careful of the Ob Lily's poisonous spit. - Vulmers attack in obvious straight movement patterns. Don't get surrounded. - The attack range of the Crimson Assassin is wide. Move quickly to enter its blind spot! ===================================================== Rico's Message Pods - Caves 2 ===================================================== - You may find yourself trapped by a parasite mine in the ground. To free yourself, ask someone to hit you with a technique or a gun. - Pofuilly Slime tends to attack at close range. That's not good for Rangers and Forces. Be careful. - I never imagined that a trap would look like a switch! How devious! - I know that Pioneer 1 had some strange aspects to it. In the data that I procured, the consumption rate was much higher than the population... Perhaps there were a lot of non-registered citizens onboard. Why? What was their purpose? - My first question about Ragol was, "Why didn't any sentient life exist here?" But... look at this monument! This is identical to the one I saw in the forest! It's NOT ours though... Was there an ancient civilization on Ragol? But these monuments are the only evidence I see... It'd be strange if there was a civilization, indeed... Can I decipher the characters with my simple tools? - Ah, the characters on the monument... I don't have any idea how to proceed. I need more samples. ===================================================== Rico's Message Pods - Caves 3 ===================================================== - Pan Arms are a little tricky. They get stronger when they combine. But they're really quick when separated. Don't panic, OK? - I saw it with my own eyes. An animal metamorphosed when it was pierced by a tentacle from that giant worm. Were the monsters I saw in the cave all changed by that giant worm? - I've got such mixed emotions... I'm scared, but excited, inspired even! Should I act as a scientist now? Or should I act as a hunter who is facing unknown enemies? I feel like someone's herding me somewhere... but where? To the underground... I feel like I'm being invited.
Is shorty here your current companion? He's still a kid.
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