Welcome to the Limit Theory "Exquisite Corpse" project! It is currently your turn.
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Rules: Here is the last 25% of the previous person's piece. Use it to try to continue their story the way you think they would have continued it:
soon make out the Scathecrow emblem on the sides of their ships: the silhouette of a blood-red crow beneath three diagonal gashes.

And then it happened: As if response to an unheard order, the three pirates began turning upwards towards him. Hraden immediately let loose, his proton beams slicing forwards across the nearest ship, its shields shimmering, ripppling, dimming under the assault. At the last second, he switched full power to his thrusters and swerved, narrowly missing his target as he sped past in a blur.
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