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Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I find the extra missions and campaigns?

  • Episode Zero is the StarCraft demo campaign which can be found here.
  • Enslavers is already located in your StarCraft folder, /maps/campaign.
  • Enslavers: Dark Vengeance can be found here.
  • Deception can be found here.
  • Ressurection IV is a bonus mission in StarCraft 64 that can be accessed only after beating both StarCraft and Brood War campaigns. (Note: This map is now available for the PC here.)
  • Here are the extra StarCraft missions Biting the Bullet, Operation Silent Scream and the original Protoss demo.
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Terran Prequel
   * [INTRO]
   * Tutorial: Boot Camp
   * 1. Strongarm
   * [NARRATIVE]
   * 2. The Gauntlet
   * 3. Den of the Beast
   * 4. Force of Arms
   * 5. Extermination
   * Prequel

Epilogue

TERRAN PREQUEL: LOOMINGS

As a stalwart defender of the Sector-spanning Terran Confederacy, you have been sent on a clandestine mission to the remote border-colony of Chau Sara. The local Magistrate, fearing that the population is preparing to revolt has asked that you and your Alpha Squadron troops intervene and quell any uprisings that might occur.


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"BOOT CAMP"

Confederate Base Camp
Chau Sara
3:22 SCT, 11.07.2499

Mission Briefing:

Terran Command Center
Welcome to Chau Sara, Lieutenant. General Duke has instituted a brief field training exercise for all new Alpha Squadron commanders. The training grounds are prepared and the exercise may be initiated at your convenience.

Simply press "Start" to begin the exercise. You may skip the exercise by selecting "Skip Tutorial".

Whenever you feel you are ready, you may select "Start".

Any time is fine.

You're okay to go.

Lieutenant? Are you alright?

Game:

ADVISOR
The T-280 SCV is the cornerstone of our hostile-environment construction and resource gathering operations.

SCV
Roger that!

ADVISOR
In order to build a thriving colony, numerous SCVs are necessary.

ADVISOR
You can build additional SCVs at a Command Center.

ADVISOR
In order to quip additional personnel you must have enough supply depots to support them.

ADVISOR
You can use SCVs to build additional supply depots.

ADVISOR
Our stockpile of minerals has run out.

ADVISOR
Select and SCV and use the gather command on the crystals to collect more minerals.

ADVISOR
It is these blue crystals that are the source of minerals. Use your SCVs to gather additional minerals.

ADVISOR
Lieutenant, the base is well under way. Completion of the full mission objectives is now in your hands.

ADVISOR
The Refinery processes raw Vespene gas, converting it into a form which your SCVs can gather.

ADVISOR
This ends the field training exercise. A review of colonial diplomatic protocol begins in one hour.


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"STRONGARM"

Confederate Base Camp
Chau Sara
2:12 SCT, 11.08.2499

Mission Briefing:

Terran Command Center
Adjutant online. We have entered into a low orbit over Chau Sara and are preparing to descend to the planet.

Receiving incoming transmission...

Magistrate Collins
Lieutenant, it appears you've arrived just in time. As you know, the renegades who call themselves the Sons of Korhal have been working for months to undermine Confederate authority in the fringe colonies.

Well, they're on Chau Sara now, and I'd like to take care of them without involving the local militia. That's where your Alpha Squadron boys come in. There are to be no arrests, Lieutenant. I hope you understand what I mean. I want this problem solved once and for all.

Good hunting.

Game:

MARINE
Sir! We've got incoming! And I'll be damned if I can identify 'em!

MAGISTRATE COLLINS
Whatever they are, you must destroy them, Lieutenant! That is a direct order!

CERBERUS COMMANDER
Recon squad Cerberus reporting. We're here to oversee the extermination of these xenomorphs and contain the spread of any hostile infestation on this colony.

MAGISTRATE COLLINS
Why wasn't I informed of this? Confederate Command never consulted--

CERBERUS COMMANDER
We have our own orders, Magistrate. We don't answer to you. I suggest we get on with this mission.

MARINE
Sir, it looks like a dead end.

MARINE
Permission to speak freely, sir? I'm not sure you know what you're doing.

If you're going to send us into hostile
territory and you want us to defend ourselves, use the ATTACK command.

If you want us to ignore enemy fire and go
exactly to the spot you've targeted, use the MOVE command.


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[NARRATIVE]

With the destruction of their base camp, and the subsequent arrival of the mysterious Cerberus unit, the Sons of Korhal withdrew their remaining forces from Chau Sara.

Unfortunately, a darker presence had taken root upon the planet: The alien xenomorphs had infested one of the Colony's most secure research facilities, the Flannum Installation. Now, spurred by the dire Cerberus Commander, you must enter into the installation and rescue any survivors.


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"THE GAUNTLET"

Mission Briefing:

Terran Command Center
Receiving incoming transmission...

Magistrate Collins
Greetings again, Lieutenant. I know you're anxious for some answers about those creatures. Suffice to say they are the subject of current high-level research.

We had quarantined a number of these creatures for study, but shortly after our science crews began their experiments all communication with the Flannum Installation was lost.

Cerberus Commander
The installation has been compromised, and preliminary scanner sweeps indicate the area is crawling with hostiles. My Cerberus unit will handle the situation inside, but we require Alpha Squadron's assistance getting there.

Any other information is on a strict need to know basis.

Game:

MARINE
We can take cover in these bunkers if things get too dicey.

CERBERUS FIREBAT
Sir, tac team has reached the installation. You watch things out here. We'll take care things inside.

CERBERUS GOLIATH
Lieutenant, I recommend bringing along an SCV for emergency repairs.


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"DEN OF THE BEAST"

Confederate Base Camp
Chau Sara
23:45 SCT, 11.08.2499

Mission Briefing:

Cerberus Commander
Lieutenant, we have accessed the installation's primary bio-scanners and have ascertained that there is still a number of Confederate scientists inside.

Magistrate Collins
What? I'm the only one who has the installation's access codes! How did you override my security clearance?

Cerberus Commander
I told you before, Magistrate, we don't answer to you. We are to infiltrate the installation and evacuate any remaining Confederate personnel.

Now let's move, gentlemen. We're on a tight schedule.

Game:

CERBERUS COMMANDER
Watch your backs; this place must be crawling with xenomorphs.

CERBERUS FIREBAT
Sir, we've located the scientists.

MARINE
The security system's all outta whack. Be careful boys.

MARINE
Hey, they must be the rescue unit! Open the door.

MARINE
Check that out. They're trapped.

CIVILIAN
Wait! Don't open the doors yet...

CIVILIAN
Let's get out of here!

MARINE
Look out!

BRAVE MARINE
Room secure, sir!

MARINE
We're trapped in here surrounded by hostiles. Requesting immediate backup!

MARINE
Let's go!


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"FORCE OF ARMS"

Confederate Base Camp
Chau Sara
6:01 SCT, 11.12.2499

Mission Briefing:

Cerberus Commander
CERBERUS COMMANDER
Lieutenant, the scientists have been evac'ed to our main stronghold. They are confident that their findings can help us to defeat the xenomorphs before their influence can spread any further.

Terran Command Center
Receiving emergency transmission from the Office of the Colonial Magistrate....

Magistrate Collins
The city of Los Andares has fallen under attack by a large force of the creatures. General Duke himself has volunteered to aid you in retaking the city. Good luck, Lieutenant. Los Andares and the Confederacy are counting on you.


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"EXTERMINATION"

Mission Briefing:

Magistrate Collins
Well done, Lieutenant. I wish there were more Colonial officers that had your tenacity and spirit.

But right now we need to plan a tight defense. I've consulted with my top advisors, and I believe that if we can establish a perimeter, we can--

Cerberus Commander
CERBERUS COMMANDER
There's no time for that, Magistrate. Our intelligence confirms that the time to strike the xenomorphs' primary clusters is now.

Lieutenant, you will command the assault.

Magistrate Collins
By who's authority? I am still Magistrate of this colony! And I will--

Cerberus Commander
CERBERUS COMMANDER
By order of the Colonial Crisis Act under sub-section 1602, I hereby supersede your authority in this matter. Lieutenant, you may commence with the operation.

Game:

Receiving incoming transmission...

CERBERUS COMMANDER
Lieutenant. By edict of Confederate High Command, all matters regarding these xenomorphs are under Class 7 Seal. Do not speak of the existence of the xenomorphs or in any way relay the events surrounding their appearance on Chau Sara. Failure to comply with these orders will result in immediate termination. This conversation never took place. We were never here.


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EPILOGUE

Over the following weeks the Confederacy instituted a planet-wide lock down which restricted all travel and communication to and from Chau Sara. By imposing these harsh constraints, the Confederates hoped to contain the knowledge of the xenomorphs' existence.

Meanwhile, a barrage of Confederate propaganda ensure that the operation would only be remembered as a triumphant police action against the Sons of Korhal. The general populace would never suspect that the events on Chau Sara were an omen of darker days to come.

TO BE CONTINUED...

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Terran Campaign
   * Cinematic: StarCraft Intro
   * [INTRO]
   * Tutorial: Boot Camp
   * 1. Wasteland
   * 2. Backwater Station
   * Cinematic: Wasteland Patrol
   * 3. Desperate Alliance
   * 4. The Jacobs Installation
   * [NARRATIVE]
   * 5. Revolution
   * Cinematic: The Downing of Norad II
   * 6. Norad II
   * 7. The Trump Card
   * T7. Biting the Bullet
   * [NARRATIVE]
   * 8. The Big Push
   * T10. Operation: Silent Scream
   * Cinematic: Open Rebellion
   * [NARRATIVE]
   * 9. New Gettysburg
   * 10. The Hammer Falls
   * Cinematic: The Inauguration

 

Cinematic: StarCraft Intro 


Transcript:

- I can't see a thing Jem.
- Well hold on.
- I swear it's always some damn thing.
- Wait...got it.
- Ah, hell this thing ain't gonna hold.
- Shut up...
- Damn you're ugly.
- You girls strapped in nice and tight now?
- Tighter than your mama's a...
- That's a good one man.
- Locked in and cruisin'.
- What you got for me out there Joeyray?
- We got Terran for sure, I don't know about the rest.
- We got a big old butt load of floating debris out here.
- Woooeee! We hit pay dirt this time for sure.
- Explain to me how we're going to get all of this home.
- Yeah...
- I'm detached and moving toward the derelict spacecraft.
- Damn it Jem, video's out again.
- Well quit picking at it.
- I aint pick'n at it damn it,
- I'm out here with a hitch of my getty-up...
- Hey, are you listening to me?
- Hold on I got visual...
- its a damn bogey 12 o'clock,
- right behind the ship,
- right behind you Jem.


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TERRAN CAMPAIGN: REBEL YELL

In the decade since the end of the Guild Wars, the oppressive Terran Confederacy has stood unchallenged in its supremacy over colonial space.

All of that changed four days ago when a large alien fleet emerged from warp-space and laid waste to the unsuspecting Confederate colony of Chau Sara.

The Confederacy, fearing that the alien fleet's next target will be the colony of Mar Sara, has sent you to intervene. Acting as Magistrate, you are to safeguard the colonists and keep their state of panic from escalating any further.


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"BOOT CAMP"

Office of the Colonial Magistrate
Mar Sara Colony
2:25 SCT, 12.12.2499

Mission Briefing:

Terran Command Center
Welcome to Mar Sara, Magistrate. The equipment demonstration you requested is prepared and may be initiated at your convenience.

Simply select "Start" to begin the demonstration. You may skip the demonstration by selecting "Skip Tutorial."

Whenever you feel you are ready you may select "Start."

Anytime is fine.

You're okay to go.

Magistrate? Are you all right?

[End of Briefing.]
[End of Briefing. (Really.)]
[End of Briefing. (This time I mean it!)]
[End of Briefing. (Hey, it's your dime anyway.)]
[End of Briefing.

CHINESE LEMON CHICKEN
1 pound sliced chicken brst.
1 tsp corn starch.
3 tbsp soy sauce (dark).
1 sliced lemon.]

Game:

ADVISOR
The T-280 SCV is the cornerstone of our hostile-environment construction and resource gathering operations.

SCV
Roger that!

ADVISOR
In order to build a thriving colony, numerous SCVs are necessary.

ADVISOR
You can build additional SCVs at a Command Center.

ADVISOR
It is these blue crystals that are the source of minerals. Use your SCV's to gather additional minerals.

ADVISOR
In order to equip additional personnel you must have enough supply depots to support them.

ADVISOR
You can use SCV's to build additional supply depots.

ADVISOR
Magistrate, our stockpile of minerals has run out.

ADVISOR
Select an SCV and use the gather command on the crystals to collect more minerals.

ADVISOR
The Refinery processes raw Vespene gas, converting it into a form which your SCVs can gather.

MARINE
Permission to speak freely, sir?

I'm not sure you know what you're doing.

If you're going to send us into hostile territory and you want us to defend ourselves, use the ATTACK command.

If you want us to ignore enemy fire and go exactly to the spot you've targeted, use the MOVE command.

ADVISOR
This concludes the equipment demonstration. There will now be a fully catered reception at Mar Sara Base.


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1. "WASTELAND"

Office of the Colonial Magistrate
Mar Sara Colony
19:43 SCT, 12.12.2499

Mission Briefing:

Terran Command Center
Adjutant Online. Good evening, Magistrate. I'll fill you in on what's been happening: Confederate traffic has increased substantially within the system due to the recent Protoss destruction of the Chau Sara colony. The Confederates have tightened security on all outlying systems, and it's likely that this colony will be locked-down as well. An encrypted Confederate transmission came for you while you were at dinner. Replaying transmission:

Edmund Duke
Greetings, Magistrate. I'm General Edmund Duke of the Confederate Security Forces, Alpha Squadron. The Confederacy has quarantined this entire planet, and we'll proceed with the lock-down within 48 hours. You're to relocate your core colonists to the outlying wastelands. Now I know there won't be any problems with these new arrangements.

Terran Command Center
Transmission ended. I have contacted the local Marshal, James Raynor. Raynor has agreed to meet your personnel en route and escort them to the new wasteland site.

Game:

RAYNOR
Howdy, boys. I'm Jim Raynor, the Marshal of these parts.

ADVISOR
Infantry units, such as Marines, can be trained at this facility.

TERRAN SCV
I can't believe we're being sent to the Wasteland. These Confederates think they can push anybody around.


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2. "BACKWATER STATION"

Office of the Colonial Magistrate
Mar Sara Colony
[07:12 SCT, 12.13.2499]

Mission Briefing:

Terran Command Center
Receiving incoming transmission. Com-link established:

Jim Raynor
Hey, what's up, man? Got yer refugees tucked in nice and tight. Provided you can sidestep anymore surprises from our Confederate friends, and we can keep them away from those critters, they should have an easy time.

Terran Command Center
Priority alert! Backwater station under attack by unknown alien organisms. Distress beacon activated at 0658. Alerting Confederate headquarters on Tarsonis... Stand by for incoming transmission.

Edmund Duke
We've already received the distress beacon from Backwater, and we'll take care of it. You just sit tight. You'll be notified if there's anything we think you need to know.

Jim Raynor
Damn! Listen, if we wait for Confederate reinforcements, that station's dust. I'll head out there now, do what I can. You send in some militia, and we'll save those folks. Trust me.

Game:

RAYNOR
Glad to see you, boys. Time to kick some serious butt.

RAYNOR
These things have been out here awhile. But they could be pretty useful.

RESCUED SCV
Thanks for the rescue. We've been holed up in these bunkers for days hiding from the Zerg!

RESCUED FIREBAT
Need a light?

RAYNOR
What the hell is that? Looks like the ground there is alive.

MARINE/FIREBAT
What the hell did they do to that Command Center?

RAYNOR
Whatever it is, it ain't natural. Burn it, boys.

ADVISOR
Receiving incoming transmission...

DUKE
Marshal Raynor, by destroying a vital Confederate installation, you and your men have violated standing colonial law. As of right now, you're all under arrest. I suggest you throw down your weapons and come peaceably.

RAYNOR
Are you outta your mind!? If we hadn't burned that damn factory, this entire colony could have been overrun! Maybe if you hadn't taken your sweet time in getting here -

DUKE
Now I asked you nice the first time, boy. I didn't come here to talk with you. Now throw down them weapons!

RAYNOR
Guess you wouldn't be a Confederate if you weren't a complete pain in the ass.


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Cinematic: Wasteland Patrol


PERIMETER PATROL
CONFEDERATE BORDER COLONY
MAR SARA

Transcript:
- Hey Sarge, why we always got to listen to this shit for anyway?
- Cause I'm in charge, that's why.
- Oh that don't seem like no good kind of reason to me,
- you ain't the boss of me anyway...hey what's that?
- Hood ornament in a second.
- Steam roller!
- Looks like you mashed some poor fella's dog Sarge.
- It's a Zergling Lester...smaller type of Zerg...
- He wouldn't be out this far unless, Oh Shit.
- I love you Sarge...


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3. "DESPERATE ALLIANCE"

Office of the Colonial Magistrate
Mar Sara Colony

Mission Briefing:

Terran Command Center
Receiving incoming transmission. Com-link established:

Edmund Duke
I got your message, Magistrate, and frankly I don't care what you have to say about Confederate regulations. You damn fringe world yokels are all alike, don't know where your loyalties lie. Y'all have a real good day now, y'hear?

Terran Command Center
Transmission ended. The report you requested is ready. Sixteen outland stations have reported sightings of the alien invaders identified as Zerg. The Confederates have arrested all standing militia forces and continue to avoid action against the Zerg. Three stations have fallen to the Zerg already. We've been unable to locate any source of military relief except... the extremist faction known as The Sons of Korhal. Their liaison is holding on line.

Arcturus Mengsk
Good day, Magistrate. My name is Arcturus Mengsk, and I represent The Sons of Korhal. You're familiar with the Confederate propaganda surrounding my group, but your reputation suggests you'll see past it. It's never been our practice to operate in any one place for long, but these Zerg don't look like they're going to wait. I'm going to make you an offer, Magistrate. I'd like to help you out by sending down a number of transports to your colony and evacuating any survivors.

You know, of course, that my organization operates outside the bounds of Confederate law. That's why they spread their lies and misinformation. If you decide to accept our help, you'll be branded as an outlaw too. But, it's a chance to save those people. Time to make a stand, Magistrate.

Terran Command Center
Ending transmission. Priority Alert! Evacuation Zone under attack by Zerg forces. Distress beacon activated at 1220.

Game:

VULTURE
Hey, this thing's on fire! You oughta' send an SCV out here and repair it, and fix my bike up too while he's at it.

MARINE
We can take cover in these bunkers if things get too dicey.

ADVISOR
Ten minutes until dropship arrival.

ADVISOR
Five minutes until dropship arrival.

ADVISOR [disabled]
Magistrate, analysis shows that it may be possible to break through the Zerg's defenses and reach Mengsk's transports.

ADVISOR [disabled]
We've broken through to the dropships.

DROPSHIP PILOT [disabled]
Strap yourselves in, boys.

ADVISOR
One minute until dropship arrival.

ADVISOR
Sons of Korhal dropships approaching.

DROPSHIP PILOT
Strap yourselves in, boys.


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4. "THE JACOBS INSTALLATION"

Office of the former Colonial Magistrate
Mar Sara Colony
Three hours after colonial evacuation

Mission Briefing:

Terran Command Center
Your tenure as Colonial Magistrate is suspended, pending an official Investigation of your affiliation with the Sons of Korhal. Receiving incoming transmission...

Jim Raynor
Hey, man. Arcturus' boys sprung me from the prison ship. Apparently, they're as frustrated with the Confederates as we are! I know their reputation, but they seem to be on the level. I think Arcturus wanted to speak with you...

Arcturus Mengsk
Commander, Mar Sara is almost completely overrun by the Zerg. The Confederates are abandoning the planet, and so are we. However, there is one thing I'd like to do before we leave.

I want you to raid this colony's Confederate outpost and retrieve whatever design or weapons' schematics that you can find in their networks. With the chaos of the Confederates' evacuation, you shouldn't have any trouble getting in or out of their installation.

Jim Raynor
I'm into it.

Game:

RAYNOR
Zerg! I don't believe this!

MENGSK
Believe it. I saw Zerg within Confederate holding pens myself, and that was over a year ago. It's clear the Confederates have known of these creatures for some time. For all we know they could be breeding the things! Be that as it may, our priority here is accessing the Confederate nework. We'll deal with the Zerg another day.

RAYNOR
Hey, we've found the plans, man. Have the transports waiting when we come out.

CIVILIAN
Hey! You're not allowed in here!

CIVILIAN
You rebel scum!

MARINE
It's them! Blast them!

ADVISOR
Unauthorized entry detected.

ADVISOR
Security Cameras Activated.


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[NARRATIVE]

In the wake of the chaos resulting from the Zerg invasion, The Sons of Korhal escaped with the stolen data discs.

Fleeing to the border colony of Antiga Prime, Arcturus' group now plans its next crucial moves against the Confederacy.

Thirteen hours after the evacuation of Mar Sara, Protoss warships took up orbit around the colony and unleashed a massive planetary bombardment.

All life upon the surface was extinguished.


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5. "REVOLUTION"

Secret Staging Area
Second moon of Antiga Prime

Mission Briefing:

Jim Raynor
Hey, man. Headquarters has begun analysis of the discs. They expect to have them decoded shortly. I hope whatever's on those discs is worth it.

Terran Command Center
Receiving incoming transmission from Arcturus Mengsk:

Arcturus Mengsk
You and Captain Raynor have done well, Commander. I believe our efforts have weakened the Confederacy's grip on the fringe worlds, but our job out here isn't done yet. Lieutenant Kerrigan, my second in command, will elaborate.

Sarah Kerrigan
I'll get straight to the point. Our sources tell us that Antiga Prime is ready to begin open revolt against the Confederacy. Unfortunately, the Confederates seem to be aware of this as well. They've stationed a large detachment of Alpha Squadron troops there, under the command of General Duke.

Arcturus Mengsk
It will be your job, Commander, to free this colony and show our good intent to the Antigan people. Lieutenant Kerrigan will help you deal with Duke's officers. The rest of the Confederates are yours to deal with.

Game:

KERRIGAN
Captain Raynor, I've finished scouting out the area, and-you pig!

RAYNOR
What? I haven't even said anything to you yet!

KERRIGAN
Yeah, but you were thinking it.

RAYNOR
Oh yeah, you're a telepath. Look, let's just get on with this, okay?

KERRIGAN
Right.

KERRIGAN
I hate these things. They can sense me even when I'm cloaked. We should take these out.

KERRIGAN
I've taken care of business on this end, Commander. I think the Antigans are ready to back us up, too.

ANTIGAN MARINE
That's right. We've tolerated these Confederate goons long enough!

ADVISOR
Commander, I'm picking up a large Confederate strike force advancing on our position.

KERRIGAN
Well, they're not wasting any time.


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Cinematic: The Downing of Norad II


CONFEDERATE COMMAND SHIP NORAD II
HIGH ORBIT: ANTIGA PRIME


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6. "NORAD II"

Secret Staging Area
Antiga Prime Colony

Mission Briefing:

Terran Command Center
It appears that the Confederates are in a state of panic about the Antigan revolt. I'm picking up a high number of Confederate transmissions going back and forth between their outposts and their headquarters on Tarsonis. Most of the transmissions are heavily coded, but wait, here's something:

Edmund Duke
This is General Duke calling from Alpha Squadron Flagship Norad II! We've crash-landed and are being hit hard by the Zerg! Request immediate backup from anyone receiving this signal! Repeat, this is a priority one distress call-

Jim Raynor
Zerg? Here? Serves 'em right. 'Bout time they got a taste of what it's like to be in there mixin' it up.

Arcturus Mengsk
Jim, I want you to move in and save that base.

Jim Raynor
I'm positive I didn't hear that right.

Sarah Kerrigan
Arcturus, have you lost your mind?

Arcturus Mengsk
Listen, I know Duke's a cold hearted bastard, but an entire colony shouldn't have to suffer for that. Besides, a Confederate general could prove to be a powerful ally. This is an opportunity we cannot miss.

Sarah Kerrigan
I don't like this at all.

Arcturus Mengsk
I'm not asking you to like it. I'm asking you to do it.

Sarah Kerrigan
Yes, sir.

Jim Raynor
Great. Let's get this over with.

Game:

RAYNOR
If we're doin' this, we'd better hurry. That ship won't last long against those Zerg.

DUKE
You're about the last folks I expected to show up. What's your angle here, Mengsk?

RAYNOR
Our angle? I'll give you an angle, you slimy Confederate piece of -

MENGSK
Jim, enough! I'll handle this.The Confederacy is falling apart, Duke. Its colonies are in open revolt. The Zerg are rampaging unchecked. What would have happened here today if we hadn't shown up?

DUKE
Your point?

MENGSK
I'm giving you a choice. You can return to the Confederacy and lose, or you can join us and help save our entire race from being overrun by the Zerg. I don't think it's a difficult decision.

DUKE
Join forces? With you? I'm a general, for God's sake!

MENGSK
A general without an army. I'm offering you a position in my cabinet, not just some backwater post. Don't test my patience, Edmund.

DUKE
All right, Mengsk. You've got a deal.

MENGSK
You've made the right choice, General Duke.

RAYNOR
I can't believe you're really going to trust this snake!

MENGSK
Don't worry, Jim. He's our snake now.


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7. "THE TRUMP CARD"

Secret Staging Area
Antiga Prime Colony

Mission Briefing:

Terran Command Center
Commander, our position has been discovered. As of two hours ago, a large Confederate strike force arrived on Antiga Prime and established a base camp within our defensive perimeter. Arcturus Mengsk is calling a meeting.

Arcturus Mengsk
Greetings. I know you're all concerned about the Confederate strike force, but first we have a grave matter to discuss. It seems our data discs didn't hold weapon designs after all. Lieutenant Kerrigan will explain.

Sarah Kerrigan
You all know that the Confederates run a program for psychically gifted humans, training them to be Ghosts. Those running the program found that the Zerg are attuned to the psychic emanations of Ghosts.

Jim Raynor
So the Zerg are here for you, darlin'? This keeps gettin' better and better.

Sarah Kerrigan
Shut up. There's been a lot of secret Confederate research surrounding Ghosts and the Zerg. What we stole was a small but critical piece of the puzzle: designs for a Transplanar Psionic Waveform Emitter. The emitters broadcast the neural imprint of a Ghost, but at a much greater magnitude. These things reach across worlds.

Arcturus Mengsk
The Confederacy used these Psi Emitters to lure the Zerg into isolated containment areas. Your colony-Mar Sara-Commander, was one such location.

Jim Raynor
What are you saying?

Arcturus Mengsk
I'm saying the Zerg are a secret weapon developed by the Confederacy. I'm saying you were all subjects of a Confederate weapons test.

Just as they destroyed Korhal with nuclear weapons to establish dominance a generation ago, they would use the Zerg to put an end to their other rivals. Only this time there'd be no outrage; who could suspect the aliens were their creation? No, they'd be lauded as heroes for coming in and destroying the Zerg. It's time the Confederacy paid for its crimes.

And I know just the way. Lieutenant Kerrigan is going to plant an emitter at the Confederate base camp. Commander, you will provide her with an escort. When the Zerg arrive, they'll break the blockade for us and we'll make our escape. Now get moving.

Game:

KERRIGAN
I'm having doubts about this, Arcturus. I just don't think anyone deserves to have the Zerg unleashed on them.

MENGSK
I know you have personal feelings about this, but you can't let your past cloud your judgment. Carry out your orders, lieutenant.

KERRIGAN
Yes, sir.

KERRIGAN
Psi-Emitter in place. Just promise me we'll never do anything like this again.

MENGSK
We will do whatever it takes to save humanity. Our responsibility is too great to do any less.


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T7. "BITING THE BULLET" [disabled]

Secret Staging Area
Antiga Prime Colony
08:56 SCT, 01.03.2500

Mission Briefing:

Jim Raynor
This defensive crap just isn't working! This is just like Mar Sara, man... Look, it's risky, but I think we can save the Colonists and still buy time to get off-world. If we attack the main Zerg Hive Cluster, they'll have to recall their forces to protect the nerve center.

Edmund Duke
That'll never work. Where'd you study tactics, boy? You'd be outnumbered at least twenty to one.

Jim Raynor
You damn coward! What, does the prospect of saving innocent civilians instead of wiping 'em out churn your stomach?

Edmund Duke
I don't need to take that from you, boy!

Sarah Kerrigan
Are you two through?

Arcturus Mengsk
She's right. Save it for the Zerg. I think your plan's a wild one Jim, but it's worth a try. Lieutenant Kerrigan?

Sarah Kerrigan
Agreed.

Arcturus Mengsk
Very well, then. Commander, you have tactical authority. Captain Raynor and General Duke will assist you.

Game:

DUKE
We kicked those Zergs' butts, but nobody start pattin' yerselves on the back just yet. I've picked up a whole new load of zerg signals comin' straight for us.

RAYNOR
Yeah, just what we need... How many are out there, Dukie?

DUKE
Well... more than we can handle...

RAYNOR
Great.

ADVISOR
Commander, I have an incoming transmission from the Protoss flagship, Gantrithor... I'll patch it through.

RAYNOR
Oh, man... What the hell do they want? Stay alert people, these guys play hardball.

TASSADAR
Terran Commander, I am Tassadar, High Templar and Executor of the Protoss Fleet. I come bearing no ill will towards you or your brethren. I have watched your struggle with the Zerg and stand ready to aid you in your struggle against them.

RAYNOR
Wow... well, hell. The more the merrier.

TASSADAR
I commend your courage.


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[NARRATIVE]

The Zerg, lured by the Psi Emitter's signal, descended upon the unsuspecting Confederate forces and annihilated them.

Once again, the Protoss fleet, under the command of High Templar Tassadar, arrived and incinerated the planet.


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8. "THE BIG PUSH"

Command Ship Hyperion
Holding perimeter orbit over
Confederate Capitol World Tarsonis

Mission Briefing:

Terran Command Center
Greetings, Commander. Receiving incoming transmission:

Arcturus Mengsk
The time of our final strike against the Confederacy is close at hand. Before we can strike at Tarsonis itself, however, we must break through the Confederacy's most potent defenses. General Duke will brief you.

Edmund Duke
I've defended Tarsonis in over thirty major battles, so I know its defenses inside and out. There are three primary orbital platforms that serve as staging areas for the Confederate fleet. If we assault the central platform, we should cause enough of a ruckus to allow a small force to break through the planetary defenses.

Jim Raynor
General, I'm impressed. I never figured you for the frontal assault type.

Edmund Duke
Well, the Confederates have Omega and Delta Squadron troops defending the platform. They're nothing compared to my Alpha Squadron boys.

Jim Raynor
Right.

Game:

RAYNOR [disabled]
All right, kids. Let's find a spot to park these bad boys.

DUKE
I can't believe this! Alpha Squadron never would've left this equipment behind! That's what I call sloppy!

DUKE
This is Duke. The emitters are secured and on-line.

KERRIGAN
Who authorized the use of Psi-Emitters?

MENGSK
I did, lieutenant.

KERRIGAN
What? The Confederates on Antiga were bad enough, but now you're going to use the Zerg against an entire planet? This is insane.

RAYNOR:
She's right, man.Think this through.

MENGSK
I have thought it through. Believe me. You all have your orders. Carry them out.


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T10. "OPERATION: SILENT SCREAM" [disabled]

Command Ship Hyperion
Holding close orbit over
Confederate Capitol World Tarsonis
10:46 SCT, 01.12.2500

Mission Briefing:

Terran Command Center
I've monitored Confederate satellite data as you requested. Confederate forces are still mobilizing for their counterstrike. Arcturus has called for a quick round-table before continuing with our assault. Patching you in...

Arcturus Mengsk
We stand now upon the very threshold of victory over the Confederacy. The only thing that can save them now is if we falter in our resolution. And we are not going to falter.

Commander, you've demonstrated exemplary skills thus far. You will spearhead our invasion. Take your force straight to New Gettysberg and establish control over the area.

Sarah Kerrigan
Arcturus, that's not what we discussed! Even if we can capture it, how will we ever hold that area?

Edmund Duke
Once the area has been secured, I'll come in to put down any attempted counter-strike.

Jim Raynor
How are you going to do that?

Edmund Duke
I'll do it, boy. You just wait... I'll do it.

Game:

DUKE
This is Duke. The Emitters are secured and on-line.

KERRIGAN
Who authorized the use of Psi Emitters?

MENGSK
I did, Lieutenant.

KERRIGAN
What? The Confederates on Antiga were bad enough, but now you're going to use the Zerg against an entire planet? This is insane!

RAYNOR
She's right, man. Think this through.

MENGSK
I have thought it through. Believe me. You all have your orders. Carry them out.


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Cinematic: Open Rebellion


SONS OF KORHAL WRAITH SQUADRON BRAVO
MISSION: ASSAULT CONFEDERATE SPACE PLATFORM
HIGH ORBIT: CONFEDERATE CAPITAL WORLD TARSONIS

Transcript:
- So I says, 'Answer that and stay fashionable..'
- It's not funny anymore Harley.
- All right cut the chatter ladies.
- Drop your socks and grab your throttle.
- Confederate platform verified and locked
- This one's all yours Harley...


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[NARRATIVE]

Like a beacon, the combined power of the Psi Emitters reached out to the far corners of the Terran Sector, luring billions of Zerg to the capitol world of Tarsonis.

The Zerg, overrunning the Confederacy's best defences, proceeded to lay waste to Tarsonis' major cities and industrial centers.


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9. "NEW GETTYSBURG"

Command Ship Hyperion
Holding close orbit over Confederate Capitol World Tarsonis

Mission Briefing:

Terran Command Center
I've picked up several dozen Protoss warships descending upon Tarsonis. They seem to be heading on a direct course to the primary Zerg Hive.

Arcturus Mengsk
If they engage the Zerg, the Confederates may escape. Commander, send Lieutenant Kerrigan with a strike force to engage the Protoss. Captain Raynor and General Duke will stay behind with the command ship.

Jim Raynor
First you sell out every person on this world to the Zerg, then you ask us to go up against the Protoss? And you're goin' to send Kerrigan down there with no backup?

Arcturus Mengsk [Battlecruiser]
I have absolute confidence in Kerrigan's ability to hold off the Protoss.

Jim Raynor
This is bullshit. Kerrigan, are you reading this?

Sarah Kerrigan
I heard. I'm going down there. Arcturus knows what he's doing. I can't back out on him now.

Jim Raynor
Funny. I never thought of you as anyone's martyr.

Game:

RAYNOR
Why are you doing this, Kerrigan? Look. I know about your past. I mean, I've heard the rumors. I know you were a part of those experiments with the Zerg; that Mengsk came and saved you, but you don't owe him this! Hell, I've saved your butt plenty of times.

KERRIGAN
Jimmy, drop the knight-in-shining-armor routine. It suits you sometimes. Just not ... not now. I don't need to be rescued. I know what I'm doing. The Protoss are coming to destroy the entire planet, not just the Zerg. I know that because ... well I just know it. I am a Ghost, remember? Once we've dealt with the Protoss, we can do something about the Zerg. Arcturus will come around. I know he will.

RAYNOR
I hope you're right, darlin'. Good huntin'!

MARINE
All right! Let's wax these critters!

MENGSK
Stay cool, Commander. Remember the plan: the Zerg are to remain unharmed.

ADVISOR
Receiving incoming transmission:

KERRIGAN
This is Kerrigan. We've neutralized the Protoss, but there's a wave of Zerg advancing on this position. We need immediate evac.

MENGSK
Belay that order. We're moving out.

RAYNOR
What? You're not just gonna leave them?

MENGSK
All ships prepare to move away from Tarsonis on my mark.

KERRIGAN
Uh, boys? How about that evac?

RAYNOR
Damn you, Arcturus! Don't do this.

MENGSK
It's done. Helmsman, signal the fleet, and take us out of orbit. Now!

KERRIGAN
Commander? Jim? What the hell's going on up there-


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10. "THE HAMMER FALLS"

Command Ship Hyperion
Holding perimeter orbit over Confederate Capitol World Tarsonis

Mission Briefing:

Terran Command Center
The fleet has lost contact with the ground forces at New Gettysburg. General Mengsk has ordered the immediate disengagement of the Korhal fleet from the Tarsonian system. Protoss and Zerg forces continue to battle across the core continent of Tarsonis. Receiving incoming transmission:

Jim Raynor
I can't believe he actually left her down there! I'm gone, and you'd better come with me. There's no tellin' who Arcturus'll screw over next.

Terran Command Center
Receiving incoming transmission:

Arcturus Mengsk
Gentlemen, you've done very well, but remember that we've still got a job to do. The seeds of a new Empire have been sewn, and if we hope to reap -

Jim Raynor
Aw, to hell with you!

Arcturus Mengsk
You're making a terrible mistake. Don't even think to cross me. I've sacrificed too much to let this fall apart.

Jim Raynor
You mean like you sacrificed Kerrigan?

Arcturus Mengsk
You'll regret that. You don't seem to realize my situation here. I will not be stopped. Not by you, or the Confederates, or the Protoss or anyone! I will rule this sector or see it burnt to ashes around me. If you try to get in my -

Terran Command Center
The fleet is prepped and ready, Commander. Awaiting orders.

Jim Raynor
The hell with him. We're gone.

Terran Command Center
It appears that General Duke has successfully activated Tarsonis' primary defensive weapon, the Ion Cannon. The Cannon must be shut down if any escape attempt is to be made.

Game:

RAYNOR
Well, Commander, it looks like we're on our own. It's funny... It seems like yesterday Arcturus was the idealistic rebel crusader. Now he's the law, and we're the criminals. It kills me to know that we helped him achieve his goals of conquest.

RAYNOR
Damnit! I shouldn't have let her go alone.


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Cinematic: The Inauguration


CORONATION OF ARCTURUS I, EMPEROR OF THE TERRAN DOMINION
TERRAN DOMINION THRONE WORLD KORHAL

Transcript:
- Fellow Terrans,
- I come to you in the wake of recent events to issue a call to reason.
- Let no human deny the perils of our time
- While we battle one another,
- divided be the petty strife of our common history
- The tide of greater conflict is turning against us.
- Threatening to destroy all that we have accomplished.
- It is time for us as nations and as individuals
- to set aside our long-standing feuds and unite.
- The tides of an unwinnable war are upon us
- and we must seek refuge on higher ground
- lest we be swept away by the flood.
- The Confederacy is no more;
- whatever semblance of unity and protection it once provided is a phantom...a memory.
- With our enemies left unchecked, who will you turn to for protection?
- The devastation wrought by the alien invaders is self-evident.
- We have seen our homes and villages destroyed by the calculated blows of the Protoss.
- We have seen first hand our friends and loved ones consumed by the nightmarish Zerg.
- Unprecedented and unimaginable though they may be, these are the signs of our time.
- The time has come my fellow Terrans to rally to a new banner
- In unity lies strength; already many of the dissident factions have joined us
- Out of the many we shall forge an indivisible whole capitulating only to a single throne.
- And from that throne I shall watch over you.
- From this day forward let no human make war upon any other human,
- Let no Terran agency conspire against this new beginning.
- And let no man consort with alien powers...
- and to all the enemies of humanity seek not to bar our way,
- For we shall win through, no matter the cost.

..

 

Zerg Campaign

   * [INTRO]
   * Zerg Tutorial
   * 1. Among the Ruins
   * 2. Egression
   * [NARRATIVE]
   * 3. The New Dominion
   * Cinematic: The Dream
   * 4. Agent of the Swarm
   * [NARRATIVE]
   * 5. The Amerigo
   * Cinematic: Battle on the Amerigo
   * 6. The Dark Templar
   * 7. The Culling
   * 8. Eye for an Eye
   * Cinematic: The Warp
   * [NARRATIVE]
   * 9. The Invasion of Aiur
   * 10. Full Circle
   * Cinematic: The Invasion of Aiur

ZERG CAMPAIGN: OVERMIND

The Swarms have crushed the meager human resistance and laid waste to nine of the thirteen Terran worlds. Shortly after the fall of the Terran capitol world of Tarsonis, the main Protoss fleet abandoned the Terran Sector. Now, efforts continue on Tarsonis to weed out the remaining Protoss forces.


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ZERG TUTORIAL LEVEL [disabled]

Confederate Capitol World Tarsonis

Editor's Note: This mission was found on the StarCraft CD, but has to be modified in order to make it playable. It contains virtually nothing noteworthy. The map is on the Ashworld tileset. The player starts with Two Drones and a Hatchery, and there is also an enemy Marine on the other side of the map.


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"AMONG THE RUINS"

Confederate Capitol World Tarsonis

Mission Briefing:

Zerg Overmind
Awaken my child, and embrace the glory that is your birthright. Know that I am the Overmind; the eternal will of the Swarm, and that you have been created to serve me.

Behold that I shall set you amongst the greatest of my Cerebrates, that you might benefit from their wisdom and experience. Yet your purpose is unique. While they carry forth my will to the innumerable Broods, you have but one charge entrusted to your care.

For I have found a creature that may yet become the greatest of my agents. Even now it resides within a protective Chrysalis, awaiting its rebirth into the Swarm.

You must watch over the Chrysalis, and ensure that no harm comes to the creature within it. Go now and keep safe my prize.

Game:

DAGGOTH
The Hatchery is the heart of any Zerg colony. It spontaneously generates larva, which in turn are used to spawn your various warriors and minions.

DAGGOTH
Now, create a Drone and start gathering resources.

DAGGOTH
Overlords provide control for your minions. As your forces grow in number, you must hatch more Overlords to control them.

DAGGOTH
You have enough minerals. Select a larva and mutate it into an Overlord.

DAGGOTH
To create new warrior strains, you must generate the various hive structures.

DAGGOTH
The Drones themselves mutate into these structures. Yet be careful: Never use your last Drone to make a building.

DAGGOTH
Now, order your Drone to become a Spawning Pool.

DAGGOTH
You'll notice that structures can only implant themselves upon the creep.

DAGGOTH
You can make Creep Colonies to extend the creep, but only a Hatchery can be built upon open ground.

ZASZ
Greetings, I am Zasz. I too am a Cerebrate of the Overmind. I have located a small band of terrans who could threaten the chrysalis and the hive cluster. You must not allow them to leave here alive.


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"EGRESSION"

Confederate Capitol World Tarsonis

Mission Briefing:

Zerg Overmind
I am well pleased young Cerebrate, and so long as my prize remains intact, I shall remain pleased. Thus, its life and yours shall be made as one. As it prospers, so shall you. For you are part of the Swarm. If ever your flesh should fail, that flesh shall be made anew. That is my covenant with all Cerebrates.

Now you have grown strong enough to bear the rigors of warp travel with the Swarm. Thus we shall make our exit from this blasted world and secure the Chrysalis within the Hive cluster, upon the planet Char.

Zasz
Remnants of the Protoss fleet still linger within this planet's orbit. They will attempt to block our exodus at every turn.

Daggoth
My Brood shall aid you, Cerebrate, should you require assistance.

Game:

DAGGOTH
The Chrysalis is in danger! Recover it before all is lost!

DAGGOTH
Do with my minions as you will Cerebrate. They will serve you unquestioningly. Go and bring swift wrath to all who would oppose the Swarm.

ZASZ
Prepare yourself, Cerebrate. Your first jump through warp space could be... unsettling.


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[NARRATIVE]

With the Protoss forces beaten and scattered, the Overmind has withdrawn the Swarms to the remote ash world of Char.


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"THE NEW DOMINION"

Primary Hive Cluster
Planet Char

Mission Briefing:

Zerg Overmind
Behold the power of that which is yet unborn! For the swirling images that flow forth from the Chrysalis are only a shadow of the sleeper's true power.

Zasz
The psionic emanations of the Chrysalis have reached out into the depths of space and lured our enemies to us! Even now, we are aware of their plans:

Edmund Duke
All right. All squadrons close formation and scan for hostiles. Emperor Arcturus believes that there's Zerg out here, so it's our job to flush 'em out! I don't want any slip-ups this time! We'll show these critters that they can't run from the Terran Dominion!

Daggoth
Engage the Terran forces with care. Your priority is to protect the Chrysalis at all costs.

Game:

DUKE
All right you sorry bastards! Fall Back! Fall Back!

DAGGOTH
Hold, Cerebrate. Do not pursue them.

ZASZ
Cerebrate you must stay and relocate the Chrysalis to a more secure location. Daggoth shall deal with the remaining Terran Forces.


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Cinematic: The Dream


Transcript:
- Jim...Jim...


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"AGENT OF THE SWARM"

Primary Hive Cluster
Planet Char

Mission Briefing:

Zasz
Cerebrate, be warned. While Daggoth is occupied with the forces of the Dominion, the emanations of the Chrysalis have called even more of our enemies to Char!

Zerg Overmind
These too shall be eradicated by your hand, Cerebrate, for you grow more cunning with each passing battle. Indeed, you are a testament to my will and the fury of the Swarm.

Yet first must you stay your wrath, and watch over the Chrysalis a while longer. For the very hour of the sleeper's rebirth is at hand, and soon my greatest creation shall be loosed.

Game:

RAYNOR
All right. All crews, stay frosty, and keep your eyes peeled for our target. Remember, not only are we up against the Zerg here, but our old pal General Duke may be creepin' around too. Let's hope this trip wasn't a big mistake...

ZASZ
Cerebrate! The chrysalis is opening! Do not allow any Terrans near it!

OVERMIND
Arise, my daughter. Arise... Kerrigan.

KERRIGAN
By your will, father, I live to serve... Let all who oppose the Overmind feel the wrath of the Swarm.

OVERMIND
Well done, Cerebrate! What I have wrought this day shall be the undoing of my enemies! Let not a Terran survive...

RAYNOR
Mother of God... Kerrigan what have they done to you?

RAYNOR
Sarah... Is that really you?

KERRIGAN
To an extent... I'm far more than I once was, Jim. You shouldn't have come here.

RAYNOR
But the dreams... I dreamed you were still alive... that somehow... you were calling to me.

KERRIGAN
I was. While I was in the Chrysalis, I instinctively reached out to you and Arcturus telepathically. Apparently, Arcturus sent Duke here to reclaim me. But that was then, Jim. I'm one of the Zerg, now. And I like what I am. You can't imagine how this feels...

RAYNOR
So what? Are you goin' to kill me now, darlin'?

KERRIGAN
It is certainly within my power. But you're not a threat to me, Jim. Be smart. Leave here now, and never seek to confront the Zerg again.

RAYNOR
Doesn't look like I have much choice.


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[NARRATIVE]

Kerrigan, the newest and most powerful agent of the Overmind, has arisen from her embryonic Chrysalis, but her formidible powers are still not fully functional.

Kerrigan must now seek to unravel the Ghost conditioning that keeps her powers in check. Once done, she will lead the Overmind's minions to complete domination over the unsuspecting Protoss.


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"THE AMERIGO"

Primary Hive Cluster
Planet Char

Mission Briefing:

Infested Kerrigan
Cerebrate, you watched over me during my incubation, and I am grateful to you. It is my wish that you continue your vigil, so that I might strengthen my powers to better aid the Swarm.

I have been unable to access the totality of my latent powers, and as such, I would like to infiltrate a Terran science vessel and uncover the secrets of their abandoned Ghost projects. If I can learn more about their mental conditioning, I can undo the damage their tinkering scientists have done to my mind.

Zasz
Though you be the favored servant of the Overmind, you would do well to remember that you are just a servant. You know of our grand mission, Kerrigan. Would you put your personal whims before the will of the Overmind?

Infested Kerrigan
Do not cross me, Zasz. I will do as I see fit, and not you or any other Cerebrate shall stand in my way.

Zerg Overmind
Let her go, Zasz. The greatness of her spirit has been left to her; that the Swarms might benefit from her fierce example. Fear not her designs, for she is bound to me as intimately as any Cerebrate. Truly, no Zerg can stray from my will, for all that you are lies wholly within me. Kerrigan is free to do as she desires.

Zasz
By your will, Overmind. Cerebrate, you must see that she comes to no harm.

Game:

DAGGOTH
Cerebrate, take these, the deadliest of my minions. They shall aid you in your search.

ADVISOR
Security cameras activated.

ADVISOR
Security cameras activated.

KERRIGAN
Cerebrate, I've located the records I sought. We have everything we need here.

MARINE
We got company!

MARINE
All right, let's wax these critters.

ADVISOR
Unauthorized entry detected.

MARINE
You'll never make it out of here alive, bitch!

CIVILIAN
Call for Help!

CIVILIAN
She's infested, stay away from her.


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Cinematic: Battle on the Amerigo


DOMINION SCIENCE VESSEL AMERIGO
SPECIAL DEMOLITION SQUAD
MISSION: DEMOLITION OF COMPROMISED VESSEL

Transcript:
- Thank God for cold-fusion
- Hey are we really going to blow this place?
- Only if we see a Zerg...
- Yeah, I got your Zerg right here...
- Behind you...
- We're hosed man blow-it...Blow-it!


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"THE DARK TEMPLAR"

Primary Hive Cluster
Planet Char

Mission Briefing:

Infested Kerrigan
Do you feel that, Cerebrate? The Protoss are here. On Char. They have been for some time...

Hiding.

Protoss commander, it was folly of you to come here. For I am Kerrigan, and I am Queen of the Zerg!

Tassadar
I know of you well, O Queen of the Zerg, for we have met before. I am Tassadar, of the Templar. I remember your selfless exploits, defending humanity from the Zerg. Unfortunate it is, to see that one who was once so honorable and full of life would succumb to the twisted wiles of the Overmind.

Infested Kerrigan
Do not presume to judge me, Templar. You'll find my powers to be more than a match for yours. In fact, I sense that your vaunted power has diminished since last we met.

Tassadar
Mayhap, O Queen. Or is it only that I need not flaunt my power in such an infantile test of will?

Infested Kerrigan
Foolish Templar. Prepare your defenses! I will come for you soon.

Game:

ZASZ
Kerrigan, I sense something strange about this Templar. Perhaps you should reconsider your attack.

KERRIGAN
For the last time Zasz, you question my motives and authority at your own peril.

ZASZ
You dare threaten a Cerebrate? You will be the doom of us all!

KERRIGAN
Where are you Tassadar? Do your underlings always do your fighting for you?

TASSADAR
This shall be our battleground, O Queen. Face me here, and I will defeat you myself.

KERRIGAN
An illusion? Are you afraid to face me, Templar?

TASSADAR
So long as you continue to be so predictable, O Queen, I need not face you at all. You are your own worst enemy.


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"THE CULLING"

Primary Hive Cluster
Planet Char
One hour later

Mission Briefing:

Infested Kerrigan
Insufferable Protoss coward! Tassadar cannot evade my wrath forever! I shall find him and-

Daggoth
Kerrigan, Zasz is dead!

Infested Kerrigan
Oh? It is a pity that Cerebrates cannot truly be killed. I expect that the Overmind will reincarnate him soon.

Daggoth
No. He will not! The Protoss have devised some new attack. An attack powerful enough to nullify our reincarnation and give pause to the Overmind itself!

Infested Kerrigan
So. Tassadar's plan was merely a diversion. I should not have underestimated him so.

Daggoth
Without its master, Zasz's Brood has run amok and even now threatens the Hive cluster. Cerebrate, you must eradicate the rampaging Brood and stem any further damage it might cause. I shall deal with the Protoss myself.


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"EYE FOR AN EYE"

Primary Hive Cluster
Planet Char

Mission Briefing:

Zerg Overmind
Behold, my long silence is now broken, and I am made whole once more. The cunning Protoss have dared strike down that which was immortal. For the Protoss who murdered Zasz are unlike anything we have faced before. These Dark Templar radiate energies that are much like my own, and it is by these energies that they have caused me harm.

Yet shall their overweening pride be their downfall. For when the assassin Zeratul murdered Zasz, his mind touched with mine, and all his secrets were made known to me. I have taken from his mind the secret location of Aiur, the Protoss Homeworld.

At long last, my children, our searching is done. Soon we shall assault Aiur directly.

Daggoth
For now we must ensure that the Dark Templar can cause no more harm. Cerebrate, you shall set a trap for our foes. Kerrigan will lead them to you.

Game:

DAGGOTH
Cerebrate, your Overlords are in place. Be certain that they remain there.

KERRIGAN
Once again, I grow tired of slaughtering your servants. Have the mighty Templar lost their infallible courage?

ZERATUL
Well spoken, Concubine of the Zerg. But though we strike at you from the shadows, do not think that we lack the courage to stand in the light. You would do well to abandon this attack.

KERRIGAN
You seem overconfident of your abilities, dark one. I am no helpless Cerebrate to be assailed under cover of darkness. I am the Queen of Blades, and my stare alone would reduce you to ashes. You and your ilk cease to amuse me. Prepare yourself for oblivion's embrace.

DAGGOTH
Re-position your Overlords, Cerebrate! They've fallen out of place.

KERRIGAN
Now, Protoss, you shall know my wrath. Now you will know the fury of the Queen of Blades!


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Cinematic: The Warp


HIGH ORBIT:TERRAN DOMINION BORDER WORLD CHAR

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[NARRATIVE]

Tassadar and the Dark Templar Zeratul survived Kerrigan's vicious attacks, but their Templar armies have been decimated. Kerrigan, left behind to hunt down and eradicate the remaining Protoss warriors, begins to scour the burning wastelands of Char for her elusive prey.

Meanwhile, the entirety of the extended Zerg Swarm teleported through space-time and began its long awaited invasion of the hated Protoss Homeworld of Aiur.


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"THE INVASION OF AIUR"

Zerg Swarm
High orbit over
Protoss Homeworld of Aiur

Mission Briefing:

Zerg Overmind
My children, the hour of our victory is at hand. For upon this world of Aiur shall we incorporate the strongest known species into our fold. Then shall we be the greatest of creation's children. We shall be...

Perfect.

Yet before I can be made manifest upon this world, the way must be prepared. You must seize the Khaydarin Crystals. For within them lies power undreamed of by the Protoss.

Go now, my Cerebrate. Secure the crystals, and bring swift wrath to all who oppose the Swarm!

Game:

DAGGOTH
Cerebrate, the Khaydarin Crystals are now in our possession. Now, all shall tremble before the might of the swarms.

DAGGOTH
The Crystal is being harvested.


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"FULL CIRCLE"

Zerg Swarm
High orbit over Protoss Homeworld of Aiur

Mission Briefing:

Zerg Overmind
You have done well, my Cerebrate. The Protoss can do nothing but flee before the onslaught of the Swarm. But now you must assault one final site before our conquest is assured.

Behold, there is a temple, not far from here, that lies upon ground most hallowed. Though I have born witness to the passing of countless millennia, the temple which you must assault is older by far. For it was constructed by my creators, the Xel'Naga, and it marks the site where the Xel'Naga first set foot upon Aiur.

The temple must be cleared, and the Khaydarin Crystal set in its place. Only then shall the way be made ready. For it is upon that ground alone that I may be manifest.

Game:

DAGGOTH
Cerebrate, the Protoss have launched a final offensive to keep us form the ruins. You must hold them at bay for awhile longer!

OVERMIND
Now shall the events set into motion so long ago be made complete. For the Protoss, too, were created by the Xel'Naga. They were the first creation, gifted with a purity of form. And we were the second creation, blessed with a purity of essence. Indeed, our two species are but opposite facets of a greater whole. Soon shall our two races be made as one. Thenceforth shall all feel the wrath of the eternal Swarm... For the hour of judgement is come!


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Cinematic: The Invasion of Aiur 


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HIGH ORBIT: PROTOSS HOMEWORLD AIUR

 

 

Protoss Campaign

   * [INTRO]
   * Protoss Tutorial
   * 1. First Strike
   * 2. Into the Flames
   * 3. Higher Ground
   * Cinematic: The Fall of Fenix
   * [NARRATIVE]
   * 4. The Hunt for Tassadar
   * 5. Choosing Sides
   * Cinematic: The Ambush
   * 6. Into the Darkness
   * 7. Homeland
   * Cinematic: The Return to Aiur
   * [NARRATIVE]
   * 8. The Trial of Tassadar
   * 9. Shadow Hunters
   * 10. Eye of the Storm
   * Cinematic: The Death of the Overmind
   * StarCraft Epilogue

PROTOSS CAMPAIGN: THE FALL

The Zerg Overmind has succeeded in invading the Protoss Homeworld of Aiur and has embedded itself into the crust of the planet.

Now, as the agents of the sinister Overmind spread chaos and destruction across the face of Aiur, the stalwart Protoss defenders prepare themselves for the coming onslaught.


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PROTOSS TUTORIAL LEVEL [disabled]

Citadel of the new Protoss Executor
Two days after the Zerg invasion

Mission Briefing:

Aldaris
En Taro Adun, Executor. I am Judicator Aldaris, and I have been sent by the Conclave to serve and counsel you. The former Executor, Tassadar, was commanded to halt the Zerg progress in the Terran sector by burning the infested human worlds.

Unfortunately, he disregarded his orders and attempted to destroy the Zerg while sparing the Terrans from the flame. Clearly, Tassadar has failed us. You must not.

The Conclave has dictated that our first priority is to strengthen our defenses. You must reinforce our outpost in Antioch and make certain that the province does not fall to the Zerg. Your old comrade, Praetor Fenix, will meet you there and assist you in this endeavor.

Game:

FENIX

Ah, Executor! En Taro Adun! It is good to see you once more upon the field of battle. I feared we would be left to protect the province with no reinforcements. I should not have questioned the Conclave's judgments so hastily.

FENIX

Heh, heh... I was remembering the time we faced the Tagal on Dannuth VII. They outnumbered us thirty to one that day. Yet we overcame their legions like true Templar, just as we shall overcome our foes today. I wish Tassadar could be here with us...

FENIX

You know, Executor, although we two have marched across hundreds of worlds together, I never imagined that we would be fighting on Aiur. The Zerg are indeed worthy foes.


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"FIRST STRIKE"

Citadel of the new Protoss Executor
Two days after the Zerg invasion

Mission Briefing:

Aldaris
En Taro Adun, Executor. I am Judicator Aldaris, and I have been sent by the Conclave to serve and counsel you. The former Executor, Tassadar, was commanded to halt the Zerg progress in the Terran sector by burning the infested human worlds.

Unfortunately, he disregarded his orders and attempted to destroy the Zerg while sparing the Terrans from the flame. Clearly, Tassadar has failed us. You must not.

The Conclave has dictated that our first priority is to strengthen our defenses. You must reinforce our outpost in Antioch and make certain that the province does not fall to the Zerg. Your old comrade, Praetor Fenix, will meet you there and assist you in this endeavor.

Game:

FENIX
Ah, Executor! En Taro Adun! It is good to see you once more upon the field of battle.

FENIX
Alas, all of our Probes were lost in the last Zerg attack, and we had no resources with which to replace them.

FENIX
You know, Executor, although we two have marched across hundreds of worlds together, I never imagined that we would be fighting on Aiur. The Zerg are indeed worthy foes.

FENIX
I had intended to construct Photon Cannons here for defense, but without Probes, we could not do so.

FENIX
Our Gateway has no power. We must build a Pylon near it, so that our forces can be brought to this place.


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"FIRST STRIKE"

Citadel of the new Protoss Executor
Two days after the Zerg invasion

Mission Briefing:

Aldaris
En Taro Adun, Executor. I am Judicator Aldaris, and I have been sent by the Conclave to serve and counsel you. The former Executor, Tassadar, was commanded to halt the Zerg progress in the Terran sector by burning the infested human worlds.

Unfortunately, he disregarded his orders and attempted to destroy the Zerg while sparing the Terrans from the flame. Clearly, Tassadar has failed us. You must not.

The Conclave has dictated that our first priority is to strengthen our defenses. You must reinforce our outpost in Antioch and make certain that the province does not fall to the Zerg. Your old comrade, Praetor Fenix, will meet you there and assist you in this endeavor.

Game:

FENIX
Ah, Executor! En Taro Adun! It is good to see you once more upon the field of battle.

FENIX
Alas, all of our Probes were lost in the last Zerg attack, and we had no resources with which to replace them.

FENIX
You know, Executor, although we two have marched across hundreds of worlds together, I never imagined that we would be fighting on Aiur. The Zerg are indeed worthy foes.

FENIX
I had intended to construct Photon Cannons here for defense, but without Probes, we could not do so.

FENIX
Our Gateway has no power. We must build a Pylon near it, so that our forces can be brought to this place.


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"INTO THE FLAMES"

Citadel of the Executor
The following night

Mission Briefing:

Aldaris
En Taro Adun, Executor. Your defense of Antioch has restored my faith in the Templar caste. I admit that Tassadar's desertion had shaken my faith.

Tassadar
Indeed, Aldaris? I would hope that the Judicator would put more faith in their Templar brethren.

Aldaris
Tassadar! Where have you been?

Tassadar
Be silent, Judicator. There is no time to waste, and I have much to tell you. As you know, the Zerg vanished after the fall of the Terran world of Tarsonis, and though the Conclave bid me return home, I was compelled to remain.

A powerful psionic call drew my attention to a remote, barren world named Char. Apparently, the call was answered by others as well. For upon Char, I encountered those who were once our brethren - the Dark Templar.

Aldaris
Consorting with the Fallen Ones is heresy!

Tassadar
Enough! Hear me, Executor, for I have learned much from the Dark Templar Prelate, Zeratul.

The Overmind controls its minions through agents called Cerebrates. Strike down the Cerebrates, and the Swarms will surely fall.

Fenix
Executor, Tassadar may be right. If you can keep the Zerg occupied, my force may be able to penetrate their perimeter and slay the abomination.

Aldaris
I pray we can trust you, Tassadar. Already I can sense the taint of the Fallen Ones' influence on your mind. You must return to Aiur at once!

Tassadar
My concern is for the safety of Aiur, not the judgments of the Conclave. I will return when the time is right.

Game:

FENIX
I will remain behind and observe the effects of our attack. Return to the Citadel. I shall notify you when the Brood becomes erratic.


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"HIGHER GROUND"

Citadel of the Executor
Two hours later

Mission Briefing:

Fenix
Executor, I bring news most dire. The Cerebrate that we thought we had killed has arisen again. The creature's battered form was reincarnated, despite the considerable damage we inflicted upon it. Even now, the Cerebrate drives its Brood in preparation for their next offensive.

Aldaris
It is as I feared. It was folly to believe Tassadar could be trusted. The Conclave will not soon forget his wanton betrayal. Nevertheless, we must stand resolute. For attacking defenseless Cerebrates is not the way of true Protoss warriors! We shall overcome the entire Swarm with the might and the fury that is our heritage!

Aldaris
Executor, we shall lead our main strike force to the province of Scion which has fallen to the Zerg. It's time the Zerg felt the wrath of the Sons of Aiur! Praetor Fenix will remain here with a small detachment and guard Antioch from any further assaults.

Fenix
Adun be with you, Executor. Bring swift death to the enemies of Aiur.

Game:

FENIX
Executor! Antioch is under attack by overwhelming Zerg forces!

ALDARIS
Praetor, you must hold your position for as long as possible. Fight on, brave Fenix. And know that the gods watch over you. En Taro Adun!


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Cinematic: The Fall of Fenix


PRAETOR FENIX
PROTOSS TEMPLE GROUNDS
PROVINCE OF ANTIOCH


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[NARRATIVE]

The Zerg Hive cluster near the Scion province was destroyed, but the Protoss forces paid a high price for their victory.

Praetor Fenix, hero and Steward of the Templar, was killed during the assault. The Conclave, convinced that its stratagems are winning the war against the Zerg, have let down their guard and turned their attention to personal matters. The Judicator Aldaris was ordered to find and arrest the wayward Tassadar and bring him home to stand trial for his crimes of treason.

Now, with only a small fleet for protection, Aldaris and the Executor have traveled to the ash world of Char, hoping that Tassadar is still somewhere to be found.


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"THE HUNT FOR TASSADAR"

Protoss Command Ship Gantrithor
Holding orbit over the planet Char

Mission Briefing:

Aldaris
Executor, I know that you were reluctant to leave Aiur in this dark hour, and that you still grieve for the loss of your comrade, Fenix. But remember that he lived and died as a Templar. He has reached the Khala's end. There is no greater glory than that.

We Judicator are called to look beyond such matters; to ensure the safety and future of our people. It is not the Zerg, but the rogue Tassadar, who represents the greatest threat to us now.

If he is allowed to spread the Dark Templar's tainted influence to Aiur, all will be lost. We will find him and bring him to judgment.

Tassadar claimed that this world was abandoned by the Zerg just prior to the invasion of Aiur. Yet, I still sense a lingering darkness here. Be prepared for anything, Executor. If there are still Zerg on this world, then they must surely know of our arrival.

Game:

TASSADAR
Aldaris? Executor? How is it that you've come here? I was about to abandon all hope of rescue!

ALDARIS
I have come to arrest you and bring you home to Aiur to stand trial.

TASSADAR
Arrest me? Aiur burns at the touch of the Zerg, and you travel all this way to arrest me?

RAYNOR
Don't let it get to you, man. This happened to me once...

ALDARIS
Who is this human, Tassadar?

RAYNOR
The name's Jim Raynor, pal. And I won't be talked down to by anybody. Not even a Protoss.

ALDARIS
Amusing... Tassadar, your taste in companions grows ever more inexplicable. Executor, prepare to take Tassadar into custody.

TASSADAR
Executor, wait. I do not know what they have told you about me, but what I've done, I've done for Aiur. Help me find Zeratul and his Dark Templar. They alone can defeat the Overmind's Cerebrates. Once we've won I'll gladly submit myself to the judgement of the Conclave.

ALDARIS
Unthinkable! You presume that we would side with the Dark Ones as you have? You have gone quite mad, Tassadar.

TASSADAR
You shall speak of them with respect, Aldaris. Executor, there is much that I can explain to you, if only you'll help me find Zeratul.

TASSADAR
You have my thanks, Executor. Now let's find Zeratul and speed our way home.


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"CHOOSING SIDES"

Protoss Command Ship Gantrithor
Low orbit over the planet Char
One hour later

Mission Briefing:

Aldaris
Executor, by following Tassadar and attempting to rescue the Dark Templar, you have openly defied the will of the Conclave. Abandon this mad scheme now, and the Conclave may show you mercy.

Tassadar
Don't let him control you, Executor. The Judicator have long since steered the actions of the Templar to their own ends. It's time we acted of our own accord.

Aldaris
Ah, Tassadar, have you fallen so far? To think that you were our brightest hope; our most beloved son. Now you are everything that we are not. You are lost to us. Not only have you damned yourself, but you have damned those who have followed you.

Tassadar
Such is the price for our race's salvation, Judicator! I have been here, with the Dark Templar, these last few months. While I helped them in their fight against the Zerg, I learned many of their secrets from their Prelate, Zeratul.

Apparently, the energies which empower the Dark Templar also course through the Overmind and its Cerebrates.

Aldaris
The same Cerebrate which you told us to destroy. Your advice was useless, for the creature was reincarnated before our eyes!

Tassadar
Unfortunately, yes. Your attack on the Cerebrate failed because the energies that you wield are useless when used directly against the Overmind and its Cerebrates.

Only the Dark Templar's power can truly harm the Zerg. That is why we must rescue Zeratul and return him to Aiur!

Aldaris
You were warned, Executor. The Conclave will not be pleased.

Game:

DUKE
Protoss Commander, this is General Edmund Duke of the Terran Dominion Armada. You are in violation of our air-space and have endangered human lives in your reckless attack against the Zerg. I order you to withdraw your ships immediately. If you fail to comply, I will not hesitate to open fire upon your vessels.

TASSADAR
General Duke, I am Tassadar, and you are well known to me. Whatever leniency I extended to you and your comrades before, may have been in error. If you persist in halting our course, we will burn your pathetic fleet down to the last man.

DUKE
I'm going to have to assume that was a hostile response...


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Cinematic: The Ambush


WASTELANDS, TERRAN DOMINION BORDER WORLD CHAR
DOMINION BASE CAMP
RECONNAISSANCE DETACHMENT

Transcript:
- Hey Sergeant, Sarge, Hey...
- You will immediately tell me why you have called me from my desk, private...
- Protoss unit Sarge, coming through the south pass. It looks broke.
- Kill it.
- Yeah! Oh yeah! Feel that hot love right up your tail pipe.


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"INTO THE DARKNESS"

Protoss Command Ship Gantrithor
Low orbit over the planet Char

Mission Briefing:

Tassadar
Executor, I sense that Zeratul and his brethren are close by. But I have been unable to make contact with them. I fear they may be in grave danger. We must scour this area immediately and find the Dark Templar, lest they be overcome by the Zerg.

Jim Raynor
That won't be easy, man. That's Kerrigan down there leading those Zerg. She won't let us go without a fight.

Tassadar
I know, my friend. With all due respect to you, and to the feelings you once had for her, you must know that I will not hesitate to destroy her should she pose a threat to us. Nothing shall prevent me from delivering the Dark Templar to Aiur.

Nothing.

Game:

TASSADAR
Greetings, Dark One. I have come to bring you home.

ZERATUL
Greetings to you mighty Tassadar. I knew that you would not forsake us. For in the time that you have spent with us, you have learned to value our ways and our methods. You have learned to channel our dark power as well as that of your masters; thus, you alone have found completeness beyond the scope of the Khala. But I fear that the Conclave, in It's pride, could never bring itself to welcome outcasts such as we.

TASSADAR
Outcasts though you may be, it is your vision and courage that may yet save our Homeworld from the Swarm. I beg of you, Zeratul, return with us to Aiur. Though they are petty, and have, in ignorance cursed your kind for generations... help me save our people.

ZERATUL
Since our banishment long ago, we have never failed in our responsibility to Aiur. Though it shall cause us great pain to see our homeland once more, we shall return with you, Tassadar. We will do what we can.


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"HOMELAND"

Protoss Command Ship Gantrithor
Holding Orbit over the planet Aiur

Mission Briefing:

Fenix
Greetings Executor! And greetings to you, Tassadar. I am overjoyed to see you both return home in this dark hour. The Zerg have redoubled their efforts, and it seems-

Tassadar
Fenix? It can't be! The Executor told me of how you fell before the Zerg. How is it that you live and breathe?

Fenix
Ha hah... Well, after my unfortunate defeat, my ruined body was recovered by our brethren. I now reside within the cold, robotic shell of a Dragoon.

Tassadar
Old friend-would that this never came to pass...

Fenix
Nonsense! There is no shame in defeat so long as the spirit is unconquered, and I am still able to serve Aiur to a degree. But enough of this.

There is much you both need to know. You have been branded as traitors by Aldaris and the Conclave. Even now they seek to arrest you and execute the Dark Templar, Zeratul.

Tassadar
I never believed that they would go so far. In the face of total annihilation they still cling to their failing traditions!

Fenix
Yes, and that makes them all the more dangerous. They hunt you even now, Tassadar. And though I damn myself by doing so, I shall stand by you till the end.

Tassadar
En Taro Adun, noble Fenix. Executor, it seems that if our world is to live, we must protect the Dark Templar from our own brethren. Although it pains me greatly, not even the Conclave shall stand in our way.

Game:

ALDARIS
Executor, you and the traitor Tassadar are to cease your resistance and surrender yourselves to the judgment of the Conclave. We will take the outlaw, Zeratul, into custody and deal with him as is written by the Khala's law.

TASSADAR
Flee back to your masters Aldaris, and huddle with them in darkness! For your actions shall set us all unto the Zerg!

TASSADAR
Executor! Aldaris! This madness must stop! The sight of my brethren slaughtering one another is more than I can stand. Though I fear you would doom us all, Aldaris, I surrender myself to the Conclave. En Taro Adun, Executor. Don't give up the fight!

ALDARIS
Tassadar of the Templar, by your actions you have severed yourself from the mercy of your brethren. You refused to destroy the Terran worlds as was commanded. You have questioned time and time again, the sacred will of the Conclave. And you have abandoned your Homeworld in its darkest hour. Most grievous of all is that you have allied yourself with the blasphemous Dark Ones, and learned to utilize their profane powers in tandem with our own! What say you, oh fallen Templar?

TASSADAR
Aldaris, I submit myself to the Conclave's judgment. But know this, given the same choices again, I would surely have made them. I have sacrificed all that our world might live. I have sullied my honor, I have discarded my rank and standing, and I have even broken our own most ancient traditions. But never think that I would, for one moment, regret my actions. For I am Templar, and above all else, I have sworn to Protect our Homeworld 'till the end.


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Cinematic: The Return to Aiur


HIGH ORBIT: PROTOSS HOMEWORLD AIUR


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[NARRATIVE]

Tassadar was taken into Judicator custody and sentenced to stand trial for his crimes against the Conclave. Fenix, Raynor and Tassadar's followers escaped from the Conclave's agents, as the Dark Templar slipped away in the chaos.


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"THE TRIAL OF TASSADAR"

Protoss Command Ship Gantrithor
Holding orbit over the planet Aiur

Mission Briefing:

Fenix
En Taro Adun, Executor. All seems lost now, but still we must fight on. We must find Tassadar and secure his release from the Judicator before they can execute him for treason. Without him, I fear there is no way to defeat the Zerg and their Overmind.

Zeratul and his Dark Templar have vanished, leaving us to fend for ourselves. I wonder if Tassadar was mistaken to have put his trust in them. We are receiving a transmission from Captain Raynor's command ship.

Jim Raynor
This is Raynor. I'd like to help if I can. Tassadar laid it on the line for me and my crew on Char. I'd like to repay the debt. Besides, I'm a long way from home, surrounded by hostile aliens. I've got to do something.

Fenix
Then you shall, bold human. You shall.

Game:

FENIX
Executor, we have found Tassadar's Stasis Cell. We will attempt to free him now.

ALDARIS
I expected you to attempt to retrieve your hero. You will learn that the will of the Conclave is absolute. Make peace with Adun.

ZERATUL
Stay thy hand, Judicator. The stewards of Tassadar shall not fall while the Dark Templar live. Call off your guards and stand aside, and you may yet live to see another moonrise.

ALDARIS
I will not be addressed so by one so devoid of the Khala's light. You and your vile brethren shall die with these traitors.

ZERATUL
Are you truly so blinded by your vaunted religion, that you can't see the fall ahead of you? Your Conclave believes that they are winning this war, but all they've succeeded in doing is helping the Overmind to win.

ALDARIS
What could you possibly know about our designs, blasphemer?

ZERATUL
You speak of knowledge, Judicator? You speak of experience? I have journeyed through the darkness between the most distant stars. I have beheld the births of negative-suns and borne witness to the entropy of entire realities... Unto my experience, Aldaris, all that you've built here on Aiur is but a fleeting dream. A dream from which your precious Conclave shall awaken, finding themselves drowned in a greater nightmare.

ALDARIS
We shall see...


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"SHADOW HUNTERS"

Protoss Command Ship Gantrithor
Low orbit over the planet Aiur

Mission Briefing:

Tassadar
En Taro Adun, Executor! My gratitude to you, for having secured my release, knows no bounds. By all the gods, we may win yet! The time has come to let loose the fury of the Dark Templar. Zeratul, perhaps the time has come to tell our friends of the foe we face.

Zeratul
Indeed. When I slew the Cerebrate on Char, I touched briefly with the essence of the Overmind. In that instant, my mind was filled with its thoughts, and I tell you now our worst fears have come true.

The Zerg were indeed created by the ancient Xel'Naga, the same beings that empowered us in our infancy. But the Overmind grew beyond their constraints, and has at last come to finish the experiments they began so long ago.

Tassadar
So you see my friends, we fight not only to save Aiur, but all creation! If we fall to the Zerg then the Overmind will run rampant throughout the stars, consuming all sentience-all life. It is up to us to put an end to this madness, once and for all.

Fenix
Our forces shall engage the primary Zerg Hive clusters in an attempt to weaken their defenses. Once their numbers have thinned out, Zeratul and his companions can infiltrate the clusters and assassinate the Cerebrates. Adun willing, the Cerebrates' deaths will distract the Overmind long enough for us to assault it directly.


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"EYE OF THE STORM"

Protoss Command Ship Gantrithor
Low orbit over the planet Aiur

Mission Briefing:

Fenix
Executor, our plan worked perfectly. The Zerg defenses are broken, and the way to the Overmind is laid bare! The time for our stand has come.

Tassadar
Indeed. My friends, this is our final hour. Not all of us may survive the coming conflict. Yet, death may be a blessing should we fail here. We seek now to destroy a foe that has ravaged its way across the universe consuming all in its path.

And now it has reached the end of its long journey. The Overmind has come to destroy all that we hold dear and assimilate us into itself. And I say to thee, this shall not come to pass! Aiur shall not fall! Executor, I stand ready!

Zeratul
As do I.

Jim Raynor
Well, I guess all I have left is to see this through. The Zerg have taken everything from me: my home, my family, my friends. I know that nothing I do can bring those things back, but I'll be damned if I just sit on my hands and wait for the end. I want a piece of 'em, all right. I'm in.

Tassadar
Then let our actions speak for us! For Adun! For Aiur!

Game:

ALDARIS
Executor. Tassadar. This comes too late to you. But the Conclave has witnessed your defeat of the Cerebrate. They know now that they cannot deny the necessity or the valiancy of your actions. We sought to punish you, while it was we who were in error. You represent what is greatest in us all, and all our hopes go with you. EN TARO ADUN, brave Sons of Aiur!

RAYNOR
Wow. Does that mean they're goin' ta send some back-up for us?

TASSADAR
Executor, the Overmind has been weakened, but I fear we have sustained severe damage ourselves. I will steer the Gantrithor into a collision course with the Overmind. If I can channel enough of the Dark Templars' energy through the hull of the Gantrithor, I should be able to bring swift death to the accursed abomination. Remember us, Executor. Remember what was done here today. May Adun watch over you.


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Cinematic: The Death of the Overmind


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EPILOGUE

As the chaotic, swirling energies subsided, a heavy silence settled over the battlefields of Aiur. Due to Tassadar's noble sacrifice, the Overmind was now dead and the Zerg Swarms were scattered and broken. But as the heroes surveyed their once glorious homeland, they realized that their victory had cost them all but their lives. Aiur was left nothing more than a smoldering ruin. Those few Protoss who survived the final battle could only wonder what the future would hold for their race.

And far away, on the distant planet Char, Kerrigan, the self-styled Queen of Blades, knew that the time of her ascension was at hand.

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The Ashes of Aiur

Only days have past since the Protoss hero, Tassadar, sacrificed himself in order to destroy the nefarious Zerg Overmind. In the wake of the Overmind’s apocalyptic destruction, the Protoss homeworld of Aiur was left devastated and fallow. Many of the mindless Zerg who survived the horrendous battle began to rampage unchecked across the blackened fields of Aiur.

The Conclave, which had ruled over the Protoss Tribes for many thousand years, was eradicated along with nearly seventy percent of Aiur’s population. Thus, only a handful of Protoss heroes remained to watch over the beleaguered survivors of their world. The Judicator Aldaris, Praetor Fenix, the Dark Templar Zeratul, and their human companion James Raynor banded together in order to unite and lead the scattered survivors. Yet the Zerg, still bent on their genocidal rampage, continued to slaughter every Protoss they encountered.

Though fate had conspired against them, and nearly everything they cared for was lost, the stalwart Protoss heroes never gave up hope that their deliverance would come.

The Emperor and His Dominion

As the titanic battle between the Protoss and the Zerg reached the boiling point upon the planet Aiur, Arcturus Mengsk took steps to consolidate his own power within the newly formed Terran Dominion. Having crowned himself Emperor of the Dominion, all of the Terran colonies within the Koprulu sector were united under one sovereign rule for the first time.

With General Edmund Duke by his side, Mengsk was unopposed by any of the major Terran Militias within the Sector. Having reinforced the armies of the Dominion by forcefully conscripting the remaining warriors of the defunct Terran Confederacy, Mengsk set out to fortify the various worlds under his care. As the final battle concluded on Aiur and the Zerg reeled in disarray throughout the Sector, Mengsk was left to wonder what ever became of his former Lieutenant, Sarah Kerrigan…the self-styled Queen of Blades…

The Terminal Agenda

Light years away, far removed from the epic struggle between the Protoss and the Zerg, the custodians of the planet Earth watched and waited. Unknown to the wayward Terrans in the Koprulu Sector was the fact that their every move had been recorded since their exile from Earth. The United Powers League, the vast bureaucratic institution that ruled the Earth and it’s sister worlds, had studied the slow advancements and hostile infighting of the Koprulu colonies for generations.

The UPL had borne silent witness to the founding of the Terran Confederacy and the myriad conflicts between the various Terran Militias. Overall, the UPL was content to observe their unwitting colonists without directly interfering in their affairs. It was only upon the discovery of alien species within the Koprulu Sector that the UPL finally committed to decisive action.

Never before had humanity encountered alien species of any kind. Thus, this unprecedented event caused a widespread panic throughout the UPL. Regardless of what happened to the expendable Koprulu colonies, the UPL could not afford to let aliens invade Earth. The momentous occasion brought many dissident countries into the UPL fold, thus expanding the powers of the organization and causing it to be renamed the ‘United Earth Directorate’. Taking a more proactive, militaristic stance in regards to alien affairs, the UED bent all of its considerable resources towards studying the aliens and their maneuverings. After monitoring the Protoss and Zerg for several months, the UED gathered data on the strengths and weaknesses of the two races. Believing that they were capable of countering any of the aliens’ attacks, the UED formed a military expeditionary force to put an end to the Koprulu conflict by any means necessary.

The expeditionary force, led by the brilliant Admiral Gerard DuGalle, had a secondary objective as well. Admiral DuGalle was ordered to take control of the Zerg Broods and use them to pacify Protoss activity in the Sector. In so doing, he would assure the survival and prosperity of Humanity throughout the galaxy…

..

 

Protoss Campaign

   * Cinematic: Brood War Intro
   * [INTRO]
   * 1. Escape from Aiur
   * 2. Dunes of Shakuras
   * 3. Legacy of the Xel'Naga
   * 4. The Quest for Uraj
   * 5. The Battle of Braxis
   * 6. Return to Char
   * 7. The Insurgent
   * 8. Countdown
   * Cinematic: Fury of the Xel'Naga

 

Cinematic: Brood War Intro


Transcript:
- Who's in charge here?
- Where is the air support?
- So, Gerard, I suspect you have a good reason
- for pulling me away from my Duties.
- Your Vodka can wait, my good Alexi.
- Come stand here, you need to see this.
- I know all about the Zerg, Gerard,
- We've all seen the tapes a hundred...
- You've seen nothing!
- Dissecting a dead Zerg in a lab is one thing,
- Unleashing them on men is another.
- You must go into this with both eyes open.
- Once started there is no going back.
- Are you prepared to go all the way with this Alexi?
- Yes...yes I am prepared to go all the way, my good Admiral.
- Good, good. I knew I could count on you.
- Admiral. The colonists' base will be over-run in a matter of minutes. Shall we intervene?
- Take us into orbit Mr. Malmsteen. We've seen enough.


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PROTOSS CAMPAIGN: THE STAND

The nefarious Zerg Overmind has been destroyed and the Protoss homeworld of Aiur now lies in smoking ruin. As the Executor of the remaining Protoss forces, you must now attempt to reunite your beleaguered people and save them from the ravenous Zerg who still roam mindlessly across the blackened fields of Aiur.


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"ESCAPE FROM AIUR"

Isolated Protoss base on the planet Aiur

Mission Briefing:

Aldaris
Greetings, Executor. Though we all grieve for the loss of mighty Tassadar, we must find the resolve to carry on. He sacrificed himself to destroy the Overmind, but many Zerg still rage across our ruined homeworld. Without the Conclave to lead us, or the protection of our great fleets, it seems we must fend for ourselves.

Zeratul
Aldaris is correct, Executor. As we have both seen, the Zerg will not halt their rampage until every last one of us is dead. I suggest that we retreat to our last functional warp gate and travel to where the Zerg cannot follow us.

Aldaris
With all due respect, Zeratul, the Protoss do not run from their enemies. Aiur is our homeworld. It is here that we shall make our stand!

Zeratul
Just as your Conclave did? They are dead now, Aldaris, dead because they allowed their pride to blind their reason. Only if we learn from their mistakes can we live to avenge them. Now, Executor, I know of a place where we can find solace. It is Shakuras, the secret homeworld of my people the Dark Templar.

Aldaris
Your people? We would be seen as tyrants to them! Why would they shelter us?

Zeratul
Have I not pledged myself to your cause? Not all beings are as unforgiving as your lamented Conclave, Aldaris.

Aldaris
You are right, of course. Executor, Zeratul shall find us passage to the warp gate. After the gate has been secured, Fenix and the new Praetor Artanis shall lead our surviving brethren to Shakuras.

Artanis
Executor, I am Artanis. Though I have only recently been appointed Praetor, you can trust that I will uphold the honor and traditions of the Templar.

Aldaris
We shall see.

Jim Raynor
Hey boys, mind if we tag along? I figure headin' anywhere's got to be better than stayin' here with the Zerg!

Zeratul
Commander Raynor.
As ever, your assistance is appreciated. We would be honored if you joined us.

Game:

TEMPLAR
En Taro Adun, Zeratul! This is all that remains of our forces in this province. We have found the location of the warp gate, but there is a sizeable Zerg force blocking the way.

ZERATUL
We should destroy these nydus canals so as to stem the flow of Zerg reinforcements through them.

ZERATUL
Ah, it is good to see more of our brethren on the battlefield.

ZEALOT
En Taro Adun! There is no time to waste. We must join our brethren in battle.

ZERATUL
Executor, I have located the warp gate. We must hurry and evacuate the Khalai survivors before the Zerg return!

RAYNOR
Just worry about getting your people through the gate, Executor. Fenix and I will hang back and protect our flank until everyone is through.


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"DUNES OF SHAKURAS"

Protoss base camp on the planet Shakuras

Mission Briefing:

Artanis
En Taro Tassadar, Executor. The survivors from Aiur have made it safely through the gate. Yet, amidst the chaos of our retreat we lost contact with Fenix and Raynor. I fear that they may have been overrun by the Zerg.

Zeratul
Fear not, Artanis. Fenix is as stalwart a warrior as I have ever known, and the Terran Raynor has proven himself to be highly resourceful in the past. I for one believe that they made it here safely. But while we wait for word from them, we must reconnoiter the surrounding area and find a suitable location for a more permanent settlement. Once we're situated we can begin to search for the Dark Templar.

Game:

ARTANIS
Executor! There are Zerg on Shakuras! They must have taken control of the warp gate on Aiur!

DARK TEMPLAR
Neraz Gulio

DARK TEMPLAR
Ner'mah!

DARK TEMPLAR
Zerashk gulida!

DARK TEMPLAR
Adun Toridas, Zeratul! Glad I am to see that you've returned home after these many decades. But the strange guests that have followed you here seem ill-tempered.

ZERATUL
Well met, my brother! Indeed, these creatures known as the Zerg have no regard for the sanctity of life. Once we have secured this area, I shall tell you everything I know about them in council.

DARK TEMPLAR
I am sure the Matriarch will be eager to hear your tale as well.

ARTANIS
There is no sign of Fenix or Raynor. They must still be on Aiur!

ARTANIS
Executor! We have received a transmission from Raynor and Fenix! They are still alive, and are fighting to retake the warp gate on Aiur! We must secure the gate on this side without delay!

RAYNOR
Executor, my crew and I will remain here on Aiur and shut the gate down on this side. It's the only way to make sure that the Zerg won't send more reinforcements to Shakuras.

ARTANIS
You will be hopelessly outnumbered, and once the gate is shut down there will be no one to save you should you be overrun.

RAYNOR
Yeah, well... I'm a man of action. What can I say?

FENIX
I shall remain with Raynor as well, Executor. My duty is to Aiur, after all.

ARTANIS
Farewell then, brave warriors. We will send through all the troops we can spare.

RAYNOR
Thanks. You kids just remember to play nice from now on, ok? Wish us luck.


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"LEGACY OF THE XEL'NAGA"

Main Protoss settlement at New Antioch, Shakuras

Mission Briefing:

Raszagal
I am Raszagal, Matriarch of the Dark Templar, and I welcome you and your companions to our world. Zeratul has informed me of the fall of Aiur, and I am deeply grieved. I am one of the few Dark Templar old enough to remember our ancestral home with clarity. Yet, no matter how tragic the circumstances, it is clear that fortune has reunited our people.

We Dark Templar will never forget our banishment from Aiur, nor the Conclave's sins against us. But you and your companions are no longer of the Conclave. The example set by your fallen hero, Tassadar, has shown you that when the light and dark sides of our energies are united, our power is undeniable.

Aldaris
But Matriarch, the Zerg who have followed us here are unlike any enemy the Protoss have ever known!

Raszagal
You speak the truth, Judicator. And yet, there lies a dormant power here that can help us to scour the Zerg from Shakuras forever. Long ago, we Dark Templar were a nomadic people. But when we found a remarkable monument upon this world, we decided to remain here to study it. We discovered that the enormous structure is actually an ancient Xel'Naga Temple, dedicated to the race that sired us all. The Temple is situated above a nexus of powerful cosmic energies. If we were to access those energies...

Aldaris
Then we should strike now while the Zerg still muster their forces!

Raszagal
Alas, we cannot. In order to properly channel the energies of the Temple, we will need the twin crystals, Uraj and Khalis, that legends say were separated many ages ago. The Uraj is laced with pure Templar energies, while the Khalis is comprised of Dark Templar energy. Only by using these two crystals in unison, can we hope to channel the potent energies of the Temple.

Artanis
Then it is clear that we must retrieve these crystals wherever they may be.

Raszagal
Agreed. But first, we must deal with the Zerg and their two Cerebrates who have already taken up station around the Temple itself. To arms, my children! Scour the Temple grounds of this foul infestation!

Game:

ARTANIS [disabled]
Executor! Our weapons are having little effect on this cerebrate! How are we to destroy these vile creatures?

ZERATUL
Remember, young Templar, cerebrates can be killed only by Dark Templar weapons and energies. My brethren will make short work of any cerebrate!

ZERATUL
Executor, our sensors show that the two Cerebrates are surrounded by spore colonies. We will deploy our Corsairs to compensate for their defenses.

KERRIGAN
Well done, mighty Protoss! I'm glad to see that you all are as violent as ever.

ZERATUL
Kerrigan! What mockery is this?

KERRIGAN
Relax, warriors. Despite what you may think, I haven't come here to fight you.

ALDARIS
This is laughable! Do you truly expect us to believe that your intentions here are honorable? That these Zerg here are not under your sway?

KERRIGAN
Look, the Cerebrates you've killed were my enemies as well. If you let me explain, I'm sure you'll understand tha-

ZERATUL
You are the enemy of all who live, Kerrigan. What makes you think we would have anything to do with you?

KERRIGAN
Because, Zeratul, I bring news of an event that threatens us all. If you'd be so good as to escort me back to your Citadel, I'll tell you everything I know.

RASZAGAL
Very well, Kerrigan. We shall hear what you have to say. But be warned: We will not suffer your treachery here.


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"THE QUEST FOR URAJ"

Protoss fleet orbiting the planet Braxis

Mission Briefing:

Raszagal
Now then, Kerrigan. Perhaps you had best explain yourself. What is this news you've come to give?

Infested Kerrigan
There is a new Overmind growing on Char.

Zeratul
What? Impossible! Why should we believe anything you have to say?

Infested Kerrigan
Because, Zeratul, I'm no longer the mindless murderess whom you fought on Char. The Overmind is dead. Whatever warped control it once had over me is gone. I know that this is a lot to take in all at once, but you've got to believe me! There's more at stake here than-

Aldaris
She lies! She is infested to the core! I for one will not listen to any of this-

Raszagal
Silence, Judicator. Continue, Kerrigan.

Infested Kerrigan
Apparently, many of the renegade Cerebrates, commanded by Daggoth, have merged into a new Overmind. Fortunately, the creature is still in its infant stages. It can't control the Swarm yet, but Daggoth and the others still have control over most of the Broods. The two Cerebrates you killed here were part of Daggoth's forces.

Look, I don't need to tell you all what might happen if that thing reaches maturity. I can guarantee you that should it awaken, it'll take full control of me just like it did before. I don't want that to happen, and I'm pretty sure you don't want it to happen either.

Zeratul
Even if what you say is true, our priority is to save this world, not assault the new Overmind! We must find the crystals Uraj and Khalis before we are all vanquished.

Infested Kerrigan
Then I'll help you with your search. If you can defeat the renegade Zerg gathered here, it'll weaken the efforts of Daggoth and his ilk.

Raszagal
My children, you must put aside your fears and misgivings to accomplish what must be done. For the time being, Kerrigan will assist you in your endeavors. Though she has been your enemy, it is enough that we share the same agenda now. Allow her time enough to prove herself to you, and you may find her to be a valued ally. For now, you must focus on the task at hand. Search for the Uraj on the planet Braxis, and let nothing stop you from recovering it.

Artanis
We will do what you ask, Matriarch. But you cannot expect us to forgive Kerrigan's crimes against our race! Executor, prepare our forces. We shall debark for the planet Braxis before the next moonrise.

Game:

ARTANIS
Executor, we have a problem. Our warp matrix was damaged during transit. Because of the extensive damage, we will be unable to warp-in stargates to this location!

KERRIGAN
Explain something to me, Zeratul. Why would your people leave such a sacred crystal in the hands of these Terrans?

ZERATUL
We didn't. Long ago, this world was a Protoss colony called Khyrador. When the strife between our tribes escalated, this planet and the Uraj Crystal were abandoned. These Terrans have come here only recently.

KERRIGAN
The Crystal's here, boys! Send in a probe to gather it up and our work here is done.

ZERATUL
You have done well, Kerrigan. There is more to you than it seems. Perhaps I have misjudged you.

KERRIGAN
Given our history, I can't say I blame ya'. Let's just get the job done.


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"THE BATTLE OF BRAXIS"

Protoss fleet, high orbit over the planet Braxis

Mission Briefing:

Artanis
Executor! Our sensors have just identified a large group of Terran vessels. However, their configuration profile is unlike any Terran group yet encountered. We are receiving a transmission from the fleet's command ship, identifying itself as the Aleksander.

Alexei Stukov
Protoss Commander, I am Admiral Alexei Stukov of the United Earth Directorate. We are here to take control of the Terran Dominion and all of its outlying colonies. You are in direct violation of Terran space and have openly attacked Terran troops. Lower your shields and power down your weapons systems. The UED will be taking custody of your ships and whatever spoils you have garnered from this planet.

Zeratul
United Earth Directorate? Raynor spoke of the distant Terran homeworld called Earth. These humans have come a long way to make war on us.

Artanis
Have faith, Zeratul! You almost sound as if you fear these humans. What are they to such as we? Was it not we who defeated the dreaded Overmind?

Zeratul
Yes, Artanis. We did vanquish the Overmind. But we did so with the help of humans. Do not be so quick to underestimate them.

Artanis
Of course. Executor, I shall test the mettle of these humans by scouting ahead of your ships, and finding a way through this blockade!

En Taro Tassadar!

Game:

ARTANIS
Executor, with the power generator destroyed, the missile turrets on this platform are no longer operational. However, we will need reinforcements to finish the job.

ZERATUL
Reinforements are on route now, young templar.

ZERATUL
Reinforements are on route now, young templar.

ZERATUL
Reinforements are on route now, young templar.

ZERATUL
Reinforements are on route now, young templar.


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"RETURN TO CHAR"

Protoss fleet, high orbit over the planet Char

Mission Briefing:

Artanis
Executor, the Uraj is secured and the UED has given up the chase. We are currently holding perimeter orbit over the planet Char. Zeratul, have you locked onto the location of the Khalis?

Zeratul
Yes. I remember sensing its power the last time I was on this world. However, our sensors indicate a massive, fluctuating energy signature at its location. I am, however, unable to identify the signature's source.

Infested Kerrigan
That should be obvious, gentlemen; the source is the Overmind itself. When the Cerebrates merged together, they must have locked onto the Khalis' energies and nested near it. It's probable that there'll be a number of Broods protecting that area. It's risky, but if we can strike hard and fast, we might be able to fight our way through their defenses and escape with the crystal.

Artanis
Comrades, I may have an alternative. Seeing as how the Overmind is still in its infant stages, I wonder if we might be able to disrupt its control over those Broods. If we can do enough superficial damage to the creature, it might pacify the Zerg nearest to it, allowing us some time to retrieve the Khalis.

Zeratul
A bold plan, young Artanis. Your courage rivals that of mighty Tassadar himself!

Artanis
You give me too much credit, noble Zeratul. I am not worthy enough to even speak 'His' name.

Infested Kerrigan
Touching. Look, boys, either of these plans will work, but let's not waste any time. I'll be able to exert limited control over a few of the Zerg here and provide you with some back-up. But the longer we stay, the more we risk losing both the crystals again.

Artanis
Agreed. Executor, deploy your forces. May Adun be with you!

Game:

ARTANIS
Executor, the Khalis is ours! Let us depart this wretched world and return to Shakuras! ... Provided there is still a Shakuras to return to...


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"THE INSURGENT"

Executor's Citadel at New Antioch, Shakuras

Mission Briefing:

Raszagal
Congratulations, Executor. Your success has brought us the promise of hope against the Zerg. However, we face a new threat within our own ranks. In your absence, Judicator Aldaris and an entire legion of Khalai survivors from Aiur have begun an open revolt against us.

Zeratul
By the gods, this is ill news indeed! Why would Aldaris betray us so?

Raszagal
He and his ilk believe that it was wrong to have abandoned Aiur and consorted with our people. Their prejudices have driven them to perpetuate the Conclave's sins against us! Even now, Aldaris and his loyalist templar forces are preparing to attack our Citadel.

Artanis
I can scarcely believe this. As if the Zerg were not enough! Matriarch, are you certain of this?

Raszagal
All too certain, young templar. Executor, as Matriarch of the Dark Templar and custodian of this world, I hereby order you to terminate Judicator Aldaris, and quell this untimely uprising without delay! There will be no dissent among us while the Zerg are poised to strike!

Zeratul
There is something amiss here. The Matriarch has always been a wise and gentle soul. Though there is some merit in her decision, this is very unlike her.

Artanis
That may well be... But right now we have a friend to kill. May Adun forgive us.

Game:

ALDARIS
You didn't think I'd be caught so easily did you, Executor? You have only destroyed a phantom.

ALDARIS
Yet again, Executor, you destroy only a simulacrum of myself! You believe me to be a traitor, but it is you and the Matriarch who will usher our race to oblivion!

ZERATUL
It is finished, Judicator. Surrender your remaining forces, and join us in eradicating the Zerg.

ALDARIS
I would sooner die, dark one, than tarnish the memory of Aiur by joining with you. Your fate was sealed the moment your Matriarch allied herself with the Queen of Blades! Those of us still loyal to Aiur will never be slaves to Kerrigan and her Broods.

ARTANIS
Aldaris, be reasonable! Kerrigan has changed. She no longer seeks to enslave anyone. Do not force us to destroy you.

ALDARIS
You can no longer afford to be so naive, Artanis. While you were securing the crystals, I discovered that your Matriarch has been harboring a dark secret! She has been manipulated by de-

KERRIGAN
We have no time for this!

ZERATUL
Kerrigan... What have you done?

KERRIGAN
I just cleaned up your mess, Protoss. Don't be so squeamish.

ZERATUL
Wretched creature! This was a Protoss matter; you had no right to interfere! Begone from this world! You are no longer welcome among us!

KERRIGAN
Fine. I've done what I came here to do. I've insured the destruction of the renegade Cerebrates, and I used you to do it. Have fun, mighty Protoss... We'll be seeing each other again, real soon...


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"COUNTDOWN"

Main Protoss base, the planet Shakuras

Mission Briefing:

Artanis
This entire chain of events has been masterminded by Kerrigan, and we played right into her hands!

Zeratul
Yes we did, Artanis. Yet our course is set nonetheless. Using the Temple's energies against the renegade Zerg may accomplish Kerrigan's aims, but it is still our only chance of survival.

Raszagal
And survive we will, my warriors. For too long have we labored in futile defense as our enemies push us further and further away from victory. The time has come to let loose the full fury of our powers! Never again shall Shakuras be despoiled by the foul touch of alien species! These Zerg shall be the first to fall before us!

Zeratul
Matriarch, I have served you for many millennia. I have always valued your wisdom and strength. Yet lately, in your mind, I have sensed something that clouds your true spirit. Though Kerrigan has gone, I wonder if her treachery still remains?

Raszagal
Be at ease, Zeratul. I am still the same Raszagal you have always known. These recent events have weighed heavily upon me and I am wearied. But fear not; my warrior spirit will shine before you, and light your path to victory.

Zeratul
Indeed.

Artanis
The time for action is upon us! The crystals must be taken to the Temple while the Zerg still muster their forces. I shall carry the Uraj myself, while Zeratul handles the Khalis.

Raszagal
Executor, you shall provide escort for Artanis and Zeratul as they make their way to the Temple. Gods willing, we will channel the energies of the Xel'Naga, and scour this world clean of the Zerg! Go now, my children, and know that the survival of our entire race depends upon your actions!

Game:

RASZAGAL
When you bring the crystals to the Temple, the Zerg will surely send all of their legions to destroy you. You must be prepared to protect the Temple itself from the Swarm!

ARTANIS
The Uraj is secured!

ZERATUL
The Khalis is secured!

ARTANIS
Executor, Zeratul and I will begin to channel the Temple's energies. You must prevent the Zerg from destroying the Temple while we work! Adun be with you, Executor!

ZERATUL
Executor, the channeling is complete! Withdraw our forces into the Temple... And brace yourself!


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Cinematic: Fury of the Xel'Naga



 

Terran Campaign

   * [INTRO]
   * 1. First Strike
   * 2. The Dylarian Shipyards
   * 3. Ruins of Tarsonis
   * 4. Assault on Korhal
   * 5a. Emperor's Fall [Ground Zero]
   * 5b. Emperor's Fall [Birds of War]
   * 6. Emperor's Flight
   * 7. Patriot's Blood
   * 8. To Chain the Beast
   * Cinematic: UED Victory Report

TERRAN CAMPAIGN: THE IRON FIST

Since the conflict began in the Koprulu sector, the ruling council of the United Earth Directorate has closely monitored its wayward Terran colonies. Having witnessed the steady advancement of the Zerg infestation and the maneuverings of the Protoss throughout the Colonies, the ruling council has finally agreed to take control over the war-torn sector.

Learning that a new Zerg Overmind has manifested itself upon the planet Char, the UED has sent its greatest Admiral, Gerard DuGalle, to capture the creature. As Captain of the UED fleet under DuGalle, your objective will be to storm the Terran Dominion and depose of its dictator, Emperor Mengsk I.


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"FIRST STRIKE"

UED Flagship Aleksander, High Orbit over the
planet Braxis; Outlying Dominion stronghold

Mission Briefing:

Terran Command Center
Adjutant online. Good morning, Captain. Our long voyage from Earth is over, and we are holding a stationary position near the borders of Dominion space. I trust that the effects from your long cold sleep have worn off by now. If not, the Med Officer can provide you with additional CryoStim supplements. Admiral DuGalle has issued a proclamation to the entire fleet via transmat. I'll patch it through to you now.

Gerard DuGalle
Attention! Defenders of the United Earth Directorate, this is Admiral DuGalle. You were all briefed before we left Earth, so you know that we have come here to conquer this sector in the name of Humanity. Should any of you have second thoughts about performing your assigned duties, be reminded that if we fail in our mission here, not one of us will be going home. We stand or fall together in this forsaken wasteland!

Serve the Directorate. Serve Humanity. All other priorities are secondary to victory! DuGalle out.

Terran Command Center
Transmat completed. Receiving incoming transmission:

Alexei Stukov
Good morning, Captain. I am Vice Admiral Stukov, tactical advisor to Admiral DuGalle. I see you've already reviewed his proclamation. I'm sure it doesn't cover anything you weren't already familiar with. Once you get to know the Admiral, I'm sure you'll find that he's actually quite personable.

At any rate, Captain, I do have orders for you. As we are about to begin our invasion of the Dominion, we will need access to their primary datanet and weapons diagnostics. To this end, you are to assault the outlying planet of Braxis, and take control of its capital city of Boralis. You are to deploy your forces within two standard hours. The Admiral expects perfect results, Captain. Stukov out.

Game:

MARINE
Ah, crap! This landing site doesn't have any gas! Guess we better start looking for another geyser.

DURAN
Captain, I am Lieutenant Samir Duran of the Confederate Resistance Forces. I've been monitoring your attack against the Dominion, and I'd like to offer you my services and skills in return for amnesty.

STUKOV
Intriguing. Lieutenant, you have absolutely no idea as to who we are or what we have come here to do. Why do you wish to side with us?

DURAN
Because my men and I have sworn to fight against the Dominion and its Emperor. Seeing as how your forces have been laying into this Dominion base, I figured we were on the same side.

STUKOV
I see. How exactly do you propose to be of service to us, Lieutenant?

DURAN
Well, I possess intimate knowledge of the surrounding area. I can show you an alternate route that leads to the rear of the main Dominion base.

STUKOV
Very well, Lieutenant. Consider yourself and your men the first colonial conscripts of the United Earth Directorate. Captain, see that the Lieutenant is given our full cooperation. We shall see if he's worth the effort.

DURAN
Mission successful, Admiral.

STUKOV
Excellent, Lieutenant. This planet's primary defenses are now crippled. Our Tac Teams can now begin to decode the Dominion's security datalink.


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"THE DYLARIAN SHIPYARDS"

UED Flagship Aleksander, holding perimeter orbit over the Dylarian Shipyards; outlying Dominion trade center

Mission Briefing:

Terran Command Center
Receiving incoming transmission.

Gerard DuGalle
Captain, Vice Admiral Stukov has informed me of your flawless sortie upon Braxis. I must commend you for beginning our campaign with such a decisive victory. Our Tac Teams have decrypted the Dominion's datalink and have gained access to Mengsk's most guarded files. However, our work is not yet complete.

We have ascertained the location of the Dylarian shipyards. These shipyards, serving as a fueling and repair station for the Dominion, house a number of functional Battlecruisers in dry-dock. To assure that our domination of this sector remains uncontested, you are to assault the shipyards and liberate as many of these capital ships as possible.

Samir Duran
Gentlemen, I recommend that you launch this attack using the utmost caution. Dominion Command can typically reinforce its outlying bases within sixteen standard hours. You should expect some sort of reprisal from Emperor Mengsk shortly.

Gerard DuGalle
Ah, the turncoat. I suggest that you pay keen attention to rank when you address the Captain and myself, Lieutenant Duran. Is that understood?

Samir Duran
Of course, Admiral.

Alexei Stukov
Heh heh. You're beginning to show your age, Gerard. Give the boy some credit. He just tipped us off to a preeminent attack.

Gerard DuGalle
However useful he may prove to be, Alexei, he will always be a traitor in my eyes. And you know that I cannot abide a traitor.

Alexei Stukov
Only too well, Gerard. Captain, when you are ready, you may commence with the operation. Once you have commandeered the enemy's battlecruisers, be prepared to repel the Dominion reinforcements when they arrive.

Game:

STUKOV
Once your forces have landed, Captain, you'll need to escort our pilots to the battlecruisers themselves. They will be able to commandeer the ships and turn them over to our control.

MEDIC
All right, troops, listen up! Each squad will have a Medic assigned to it to patch up the wounded. But that doesn't mean you can get careless! Stay frosty and get the job done!

MEDIC
Sir, permission to blind that tank with an Optical Flare.

GHOST
Sir, the nuke silos are secured. We've got four nukes on
standby, awaiting your orders.

MARINE
Heads up, we got company!

SIEGE TANK
We gotta shake this lockdown pronto! Medic! Restore us!

ADJUTANT
Captain, we are tracking a large fleet of Dominion ships in your vicinity.

DUGALLE
Ahh, this must be the reinforcements that Lieutenant Duran warned us about. Captain, prepare our newly acquired fleet to battle the intruders!

ADJUTANT
Captain, we are being hailed by the Dominion flagship, Norad III.

DUKE
Well, now. I don't know which militia you all are from, but I advise ya' to back down... NOW! I'm General Edmund Duke of the Dominion armada. And in the name of Emperor Mengsk, I order you to surrender your forces immediately and unconditionally.

STUKOV
Ah, General Duke. I expected your forces to arrive sooner. You should know that we represent not one of your rag-tag peasant Militias, but the combined might of the United Earth Directorate.

DUKE
Earth Directorate? You mean to tell me you've come all the way out here from Earth?

STUKOV
That is correct, General. We're here to take control over this sector and its occupants for the betterment of mankind.

DUKE
Over my dead body. I don't care where yer' from, son. No one pushes around the Terran Dominion on my watch! All units, fire at will!

DUGALLE
I'm sending you a few backup pilots. Our pilots are a valued resource, Captain. Watch over them carefully.

DUGALLE
Additional pilots are on route now to your location, Captain. Try not to be so careless with them in the future.

DUGALLE
Your careless tactics are costing us valuable time and resources, Captain. Several reserve pilots are on the way to help you finish the job, and I expect results.

DUGALLE
Captain, if you cannot protect your pilots, I will find someone who can. I am sending one last flight crew to your position. Finish your mission; we will discuss your tactics when you return.


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"RUINS OF TARSONIS"

UED Flagship Aleksander, low orbit over the planet Tarsonis; former capital world of the Terran Confederacy

Mission Briefing:

Terran Command Center
Captain, the Dominion shipyards have been destroyed, and it seems that General Duke has withdrawn his forces from this quadrant. We have impressed most of the remaining Dylarian defense forces into the fleet and stand ready to move to the next phase of our invasion.

Alexei Stukov
We've just received word from our research team that they've uncovered some kind of hidden weapons relay upon the planet Tarsonis. They report that it's called a Psi Disrupter, and that its purpose is somehow connected with the Zerg.

Samir Duran
Admiral, during the Zerg invasion of these colonies, the Confederacy had manufactured a number of portable machines called Psi Emitters which had the uncanny ability to lure Zerg to their signals. It was rumored that they had created a specialized emitter that could disrupt the Zerg's communications, but Emperor Mengsk was never able to find it.

It appears that this Psi Disrupter is the machine he was looking for. I must humbly suggest to you, Admiral, that the Disrupter be destroyed as quickly as possible. If it should fall into the hands of the Dominion we could face some very serious problems.

Gerard DuGalle
Hmm. A prudent call, Lieutenant. I am inclined to agree.

Alexei Stukov
But Admiral, this device could insure our victory over the Zerg! It is foolhardy to discard such an advantage!

Samir Duran
Surely, Vice Admiral, you don't doubt the tenacity of your own fleet? Your Directorate forces will devastate the Zerg without the need for such a device.

Alexei Stukov
Listen here, Lieutenant, I've had just about enough of your-

Gerard DuGalle
This conversation is over, Alexei. Given the true nature of our mission to enslave the Overmind, we could hardly stand to have Mengsk control a device of this magnitude. This Psi Disrupter must be destroyed in order to safeguard our mission. Ensign, set your course for Tarsonis.

Game:

ADJUTANT
Captain, our sensors are tracking Zerg signals in every direction. It appears that our intelligence was correct.

DURAN
Admiral, If we focus on destroying all of the hives in this area, we may be able to neutralize these Zerg without too much trouble.

DUGALLE
It's worth a try. Captain, you will provide the Lieutenant with whatever aid he may require. We are sending the main fleet on ahead to Augustgrad, so you will not have any battlecruisers available to you. Good luck!

DURAN
Just as I thought. This brood can't operate without it's primary hive cluster.

DROPSHIP
Go ahead, HQ.

DUGALLE
Lieutenant Duran, since you have shown such concern for this device's inherent danger, I charge you with finding the Disrupter and securing it. We will commence with its destruction once we've cleared the area.

DURAN
Captain, we've located the Psi Disrupter. Shall we plant the explosives on it?

GHOST
Lieutenant Duran, we're here to relieve you. We've come with orders from Admiral Stukov himself to facilitate the Disrupter's disassembly.

DURAN
Very well. Take it away. Captain, I'll be returning to the command ship presently.


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"ASSAULT ON KORHAL"

UED Flagship Aleksander, low orbit over the
planet Korhal; Dominion throne-world

Mission Briefing:

Gerard DuGalle
Captain, once again your leadership has set a fine example to the rest of my officers. Vice Admiral Stukov has informed me that the Psi Disrupter has been accounted for, so we can now proceed with the next phase of our operation. The time has come to begin our primary invasion of the Dominion Throne-world of Korhal. Alexei, fill the Captain in on the current situation.

Alexei Stukov
As you may know from your research, Captain, Korhal was a hotbed of anti-Confederate sentiment for years. The Confederacy hoped to contain Korhal's civil unrest by decimating it and its population with a massive nuclear barrage. Though the radiation levels on the planet are at an all time low, its surface is now nothing more than a smoldering desert.

Samir Duran
The catch, Admiral, is that because this world has already been devastated by nuclear fire, Mengsk has no compunction against using Nukes on us. We have detected a large cluster of missile silos on the outskirts of Augustgrad. If those silos were destroyed, we believe that Mengsk would lose his core nuclear capabilities.

Alexei Stukov
We also face a different obstacle, Captain. Intelligence has informed us that Mengsk employs multiple battlecruisers for his planetary defense. It is possible to nullify these battlecruisers by taking out strategic physics labs. Without these labs, Mengsk will be unable to power-up his ships' weapons systems.

Gerard DuGalle
Though we know how to compensate for Mengsk's defenses, we don't have enough time to follow through on them both. Therefore, Captain, you must choose to either counter his nuclear capabilities or his battlecruisers. Once you've taken care of this operation, we can begin to plan our final assault against Augustgrad.

Game:

STUKOV
Superbly done, Captain. Mengsk's battlecruisers are now effectively powerless. He won't be able to use them against us when we assault his palace.

STUKOV
Well done, Captain. We won't need to worry about nukes when we siege Mengsk's palace.


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"EMPEROR'S FALL (GROUND ZERO)"

UED command center, near the outskirts of
Augustgrad; capital city of Korhal

Mission Briefing:

Terran Command Center
Captain, Admiral DuGalle has ordered a final tactical meeting before the siege of Augustgrad commences. I'll patch you through to his war room.

Gerard DuGalle
Ah, Captain, we've been expecting you. As you may have guessed, we are coordinating our final attack plans. You should know, that even though Mengsk cannot reinforce his numbers, his standing forces are substantial. Augustgrad is easily the most heavily fortified city in all of Dominion space. And remember that Mengsk is an accomplished tactician so you had best be wary of any counter attacks he may attempt.

Alexei Stukov
Also, despite the fact that we have crippled his fleet of battlecruisers, we suspect that Mengsk will unload his nuclear silos whenever the opportunity presents itself. Keep security tight at all of your bases, and watch out for enemy Ghosts.

Gerard DuGalle
That should cover it, Captain. Be careful and good luck. By the day's end, the Terran Dominion will be nothing more than a bad memory.

Game:

ADJUTANT
Captain, I'm tracking the Dominion flagship, Norad III, in low orbit. Emperor Mengsk may be attempting an escape. Recieving incoming transmission.

MENGSK
This is Emperor Mengsk of the Terran Dominion. I wish to parlay with your Executive Officer at once!

DUGALLE
So, the elusive Arcturus Mengsk at last. I was hoping to speak with you before we finished our business here. I am Admiral Gerard DuGalle, and I must commend you, Sir, for holding back our advance for as long as you have. You are indeed a worthy opponent.

MENGSK
My thanks to you, Sir. But you must know that your victory here means little to me. It might have taken me awhile, but I did over- throw the Confederacy. I'll overthrow your rule as well.

DUGALLE
That seems unlikely, Sir, seeing as how you'll be publicly executed along with the rest of your ranking officers.

MENGSK
You wouldn't dare!

DUGALLE
Hah! The man who crowns himself 'Emperor' speaks to me of daring? You have far outlived your reputation citizen Mengsk. Captain, prepare to take the Emperor into custody.

RAYNOR
You'll have to postpone those plans, gentlemen.

ADJUTANT
Sir, the rebel command ship, Hyperion, has just entered our sensor range. It is accompanied by a small Protoss fleet.

DUGALLE
What? Who are these intruders!

MENGSK
Jim Raynor... What the hell are you doing here?!

RAYNOR
I'm pullin' your ass out've the fire, Arcturus. So shut up and sit tight. Make no mistake about it; we've got us a serious score to settle, but right now a mutual acquaintance of ours wants you alive. Prepare your ships for dimensional recall.

DUGALLE
This is intolerable! They're escaping right out from under us! Track them! Track them!


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"EMPEROR'S FALL (BIRDS OF WAR)"

UED command center, near the outskirts of
Augustgrad; capital city of Korhal

Mission Briefing:

Terran Command Center
Captain, Admiral DuGalle has ordered a final tactical meeting before the siege of Augustgrad commences. I'll patch you through to his war room.

Gerard DuGalle
Ah, Captain, we've been expecting you. As you may have guessed, we are coordinating our final attack plans. You should know, that even though Mengsk cannot reinforce his numbers, his standing forces are substantial. Mengsk is an accomplished tactician so you had best be wary of any counter attacks he may attempt.

Alexei Stukov
And, Captain, remember that although we disabled Mengsk's nuclear capabilities, he still commands a large number of Battlecruisers. We suspect that he will use these ships against us at every turn. Be on your guard, Captain. Show this 'Emperor' what the UED thinks of his rule.

Game:

ADJUTANT
Captain, I'm tracking the Dominion Flagship, Norad III, in low orbit. Emperor Mengsk may be attempting an escape. Recieving incoming transmission.

MENGSK
This is Emperor Mengsk of the Terran Dominion. I wish to parlay with your Executive Officer at once!

DUGALLE
So, the elusive Arcturus Mengsk at last. I was hoping to speak with you before we finished our business here. I am Admiral Gerard DuGalle, and I must commend you, Sir, for holding back our advance for as long as you have. You are indeed a worthy opponent.

MENGSK
My thanks to you, Sir. But you must know that your victory here means little to me. It might have taken me awhile, but I did over- throw the Confederacy. I'll overthrow your rule as well.

DUGALLE
That seems unlikely, Sir, seeing as how you'll be publicly executed along with the rest of your ranking officers.

MENGSK
You wouldn't dare!

DUGALLE
Hah! The man who crowns himself 'Emperor' speaks to me of daring? You have far outlived your reputation 'citizen' Mengsk. Captain, prepare to take the Emperor into custody.

RAYNOR
You'll have to postpone those plans, gentlemen.

ADJUTANT
Sir, the Rebel Command Ship, Hyperion, has just entered our sensor range. It is accompanied by a small Protoss Fleet.

DUGALLE
What? Who are these intruders!

MENGSK
Jim Raynor... What the hell are you doing here?!

RAYNOR
I'm pullin' your ass out've the fire, Arcturus. So shut up and sit tight. Make no mistake about it; we've got us a serious score to settle, but right now a mutual acquaintance of ours wants you alive. Prepare your ships for dimensional Recall.

DUGALLE
This is intolerable! They're escaping right out from under us! Track them! Track them!


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"EMPEROR'S FLIGHT"

UED flagship, Aleksander, en route to the
planet Aiur

Mission Briefing:

Terran Command Center
Captain, we have tracked the fugitives Mengsk and Raynor to the devastated Protoss homeworld of Aiur. Apparently, these two have taken shelter within a fortified Protoss encampment that lies at the base of a fully functional warp gate...

Gerard DuGalle
I don't understand this. Why would the Protoss harbor these men?

Alexei Stukov
I have no idea, Gerard, but the Protoss aren't our only problem. Our sensors have identified multiple Zerg broods surrounding the Protoss base. Presently, the broods seem to be passive, but there's no telling what might set them off. Should the broods attack, we'd be hard pressed to hold them at bay.

Gerard DuGalle
I see. It is a risk we'll need to take. Mengsk represents a considerable threat to our agenda and must be eliminated. Captain, you will focus your attack against the rebel command center in the middle of the Protoss encampment. That must be where Mengsk and Raynor are hiding. We will deploy our own Valkyrie frigates and tighten up our air defenses. Vice Admiral Stukov and Lieutenant Duran will provide cover for your forces, and insure that no external threats interfere with your mission.

Game:

STUKOV
Captain, the warp gate at the center of the Protoss encampment has been activated! Our sensors show that the gate's energies are inciting the Zerg to attack. Be prepared for anything, Captain.

STUKOV
Good work, Captain. The command center is destroyed, but it looks like Mengsk and Raynor will try to escape through the warp gate. Make ready to move in and intercept their vessel before...

Wait, I've just picked up multiple Zerg signals coming in from the northeast. That's Duran's position, but he seems to have moved his forces out of place! Lieutenant Duran, this is Stukov! Come in! I'm tracking a massive Zerg swarm in your quadrant! Respond, damnit!

DURAN
That is strange, Vice Admiral. My scanners don't show any Zerg at all. Maybe you have a technical problem with your equipment?

STUKOV
Lieutenant, if these Zerg get through, we'll never be able to capture Mengsk! I'm giving you a direct order to return to your position and reinforce my troops!

DURAN
Oh, I'm sorry sir, but it seems your signal's... fading out. I couldn't... make out that last part. I'll try to... reestablish contact later.

STUKOV
Duran! Captain, your position will be overrun by superior Zerg numbers within fifteen minutes. I suggest you retreat back to the fleet immediately. Inform Admiral DuGalle that I have a personal matter to take care of...


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"PATRIOT'S BLOOD"

UED flagship, Aleksander, holding perimeter
orbit over the planet Braxis

Mission Briefing:

Terran Command Center
Admiral, the fugitives Mengsk and Raynor escaped through the warp gate due to the intervention of the Zerg. But shortly before our forces were overrun, Vice Admiral Stukov took control of a large contingent of troops and came here to the planet Braxis.

Gerard DuGalle
Why would he abandon the battle on Aiur?

Why has he come back to Braxis?

Samir Duran
I mean no offense, Admiral. But perhaps Stukov's loyalties are not as strong as you once believed.

Gerard DuGalle
Because you are young and foolish, Lieutenant, I will pardon that insult. Alexei and I have been friends since long before you were born. However, he must be found. If Stukov is here, he will account for his actions.

Terran Command Center
Admiral, our sensors have detected a fully functional Psi Disrupter on the planet's surface directly below our position. It would appear that the Vice Admiral did not destroy the Psi Disrupter on Tarsonis as was ordered.

Gerard DuGalle
What? Impossible!

Samir Duran
I warned you Admiral! Stukov has betrayed you! He's reconstructed the Psi Disrupter in order to sabotage your mission in this sector!

Gerard DuGalle
I can't believe it. Yet the evidence is incontrovertible. Alexei, what have you done?

Perhaps you've been right all along, Lieutenant. On my authority, enter the Psi Disrupter... and... deal with the Vice Admiral appropriately...

Samir Duran
Of course, Admiral.

Game:

MARINE
Lieutenant, hang tight for a sec' while we clear the entrance.

MARINE
They've locked the door. Set the bomb!

ADJUTANT
Unauthorized entry detected.

MARINE
We're in. This room's clear!

MARINE
Medic!

CIVILIAN
What's up?

MARINE
Where's Stukov?

CIVILIAN
Don't tell those traitors anything Harry!

MARINE
Wax'em boys!

CIVILIAN
Help!

CIVILIAN
I'm outta here!

MARINE
Uh, how do you work this damn thing?

MARINE
Computer... locate Admiral Stukov.

ADJUTANT
Access code denied.

MARINE
Another computer. Says "Hit any key?"
Well... well... which ones the "any key"?

ADJUTANT
Security cameras activated.

ADJUTANT
Goliath repair bay located in sector 4.

MARINE
If we can get over there we might be able to hi-jack those Goliaths.

MARINE
Hey boys we could sure use those Goliaths. Get over there and commandeer them.

MARINE
Hey you! Get over here with that SCV and repair our Goliaths.

CIVILIAN
Don't shoot! I'll do it!

ADJUTANT
Outer installation walls have been breached. Tracking multiple Zerg signals throughout the Psi Disrupter's interior.

MARINE
What the hell? How did Zerg get in here? Captain we may have
a huge infestation problem.

DUGALLE
This proves that Duran's working with the Zerg! Captain, don't let a single Zerg stand in your way. We need this Disrupter now more than ever!

MARINE
Sir, it looks like this corridor has been lined with defensive autoguns. If we can lure the Zerg in here, they'll be cut to shreds!

MARINE
hehe... I love the smell of toasted zerglin's in the morning.

MARINE
Ugh, oh man... poor Johnny.

MARINE
Medic!

MARINE
We'll need Duran to open this door.

ADJUTANT
Access code denied.

CIVILIAN
Hey! Who's messing with the computers? Oh.

MARINE
Gimme the damn access codes before I blow an agression inhibitor!

CIVILIAN
I ain't tell'n you nothing!

CIVILIAN
Wait! I'll tell you. It's ... "Farnham."!

ADJUTANT
Access code accepted.

MARINE
Thanks...

MARINE
Uh... oops... heh

ADJUTANT
Security cameras activated.

ADJUTANT
Vice Admiral Stukov detected in sector 8.

FIREBAT
Need a light?

FIREBAT
Fire it up.

DURAN
Vice Admiral Stukov, I am here under orders to terminate your command.

STUKOV
Lieutenant Duran. I'm not surprised. We both know exactly what it is that you're here to terminate. Get on with it.

DURAN
Say goodnight, Stukov.

STUKOV
To hell with y- !

DUGALLE
Lieutenant Duran, report your situation immediately!

STUKOV
Gerard... old friend. You do indeed have a traitor in your midst... but it's not me. Duran. He has been playing us both from the start... He convinced you to destroy the Psi Disrupter... even though it was our best chance at defeating the Zerg. And then, on Aiur, ...he allowed the Zerg to overrun us even as we had the fugitives in our grasp. I came here... to activate the one hope we have of defeating them... And you killed me for it. Heh, heh... Duran is your enemy Gerard. I suspect... that he may even be infested as well... Use the Disrupter, Gerard... Finish our operation... Let my death have at least some meaning.

DUGALLE
Alexei! No! What have I done? What have I done? Computer, where the hell is Lieutenant Duran?

ADJUTANT
The Lieutenant no longer registers on my sensors, Admiral. He appears to have vanished.

DUGALLE
No.

ADJUTANT
Self destruct sequence initiated.

ADJUTANT
Sir, the Disrupter's power core has just been set to overload. In order to prevent meltdown, you will need to reach the manual override terminal and shut the reactor core down.

DUGALLE
It must have been Duran. You men served the Vice Admiral loyally. I ask that you continue to serve his memory by keeping this Disrupter in one piece! Now get going and find that override terminal!

ADJUTANT
10 seconds to detonation.

ADJUTANT
5 seconds to detonation.

MARINE
We gotta move.

MARINE
Heh, check that out. They're trapped.

MARINE
Lookout!

MARINE
Damn, door's locked.

ADJUTANT
Security cameras activated.

MARINES
Oh man! How the hell are we going to get by all them zerglings?

MEDIC
Prepped and ready.

MARINE
I hate computers.

ADJUTANT
Security cameras activated.

ADJUTANT
Reactor Core shutdown sequence initiated.

DUGALLE
Good work, Captain. I want this Psi Disrupter kept on full power around the clock. I'll leave a garrison here to protect it as well. Prepare the fleet to move out. We are going to the planet Char to claim that cursed Overmind!

And may heaven help Duran for what he has done this day.


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"TO CHAIN THE BEAST"

UED flagship, Aleksander, low orbit over the
planet Char

Mission Briefing:

Terran Command Center
Captain, with the Psi Disrupter's signal hampering the Zergs' communications to one another, the Swarms over Char have scattered in disarray, allowing the fleet to penetrate to the planet's surface. However, there is still a considerable number of defenders nestled around the fledgling Overmind.

Gerard DuGalle
Alexei was right. The Disrupter is the key to victory here. If I had destroyed the machine as Duran suggested we would never have made it this far... Nevertheless, the time is upon us, Captain, to do what we came here for. We will claim the Overmind in the name of Humanity!

Terran Command Center
Be advised, Captain: our sensors have identified three cerebrates who constitute the core of the Overmind's defenses. Each cerebrate's distinct capabilities are still unknown, so proceed with extreme caution.

Gerard DuGalle
Launch your forces and let not a Zerg survive! Once you have reached the Overmind and crushed its defenders, you are to send in specially trained medics who will pacify the creature with potent Neurostim drugs. Only then will our victory be assured.

And Captain, remember that Duran is still out there somewhere. I'd venture a guess that his treachery has only just begun. Be careful and good luck. I am sure that this will be our finest hour.

Game:

MARINE
Sir, these sunken colonies aren't being effected by anything we hit 'em with. I'll bet there's one of those cerebrate critters pumpin' 'em full of energy nearby.

MARINE
Sir, we've eighty-sixed this cerebrate! We shouldn't run up against any smacked-up ultralisks anytime soon!

MARINE
Sir, this cerebrate's been whacked! We shouldn't have anymore trouble with those sunken colonies!

GHOST
Captain, we've reached the perimeter of the Overmind's nesting area. We can launch the Med Team at any time, Sir.

MARINE
Sir, we've just had a whole cargo-ship full of whoop-ass dumped on us! We ran into a new strain of ultralisk and it took a lot o' pepper to bring it down. To top it all off, our recon squad reports that the critter's been reincarnated by a nearby cerebrate and is on its way back for more!

GHOST
Captain, the medics are in place and are administering the Neurostim treatments to the Overmind.

DURAN
Uh, excuse me Admiral. But I'd like to introduce someone to you...

DUGALLE
Duran? You son of a bitch, what's the meaning of this?

KERRIGAN
Admiral DuGalle. I've heard a lot about you.

DUGALLE
Who the... What the hell are you?

KERRIGAN
I am Kerrigan. The Zerg you've killed here and the Overmind which you've come to collect... are mine. As is our mutual friend Lieutenant Duran. You see, Admiral... there are a number of groups in this sector who feel that your involvement here causes certain complications. My associates and I intend to make sure that your reign is short lived.

DUGALLE
You may find that difficult, you abomination, seeing as how I possess the means to disrupt your control of the Zerg.

KERRIGAN
Ah, you're referring to your vaunted Psi Disrupter. It won't last you forever, Admiral. Sooner or later, I'll destroy it. Then I'll show you what the Zerg are really capable of.

Oh, and by the way, Admiral: Your friend Stukov was twice the man you are. I'm glad you saved me the trouble of having to kill him...


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Cinematic: UED Victory Report


UEN: UNITED EARTH NETWORK
SPECIAL REPORT
WAR UPDATE

   * CHAR 5.5.872
   * CHAR falls under
     Directorate control
   * Directorate forces in Orbit around CHAR
   * Funeral for
     a Hero
   * Directorate Flagship
     DSS Aleksander
   * [Start Stukov's Obituary]

         ALEXI STUKOV

         Vice Admiral

         Born 06/09/822 GD
         Died 04/23/822 GD

         Alexi Stukov, a proud father of four, gave his life
         in the final assault on Char. Under his command,
         Directorate forces were able to break through the
         massive defenses the Zerg had around Char.

         His funeral not only was for him, but it represented
         all of the lives lost in the Galactic War for Domination,
         or GWD.

     [End Stukov's Obituary]
   * Directorate Project
     "Black Flag" - CHAR
   * (C UEN Productions 872 GD)

Transcript:
- Zerg!
- The very mention of this terrifying race once brought fear to all who heard it.
- But now we can all rest easy, as our own forces now occupy their very home world of, Char.
(Char 5.5.872)
- Months have passed since our initial confrontation with the Zerg.
- And now Directorate forces have taken control of the planet Char, long since rumored to
- cradle the malevolent Overmind of the Zerg.
- The Overmind itself, an enormous living brain like entity, dictates control of all the myriad
- Zerg forces, and it was believed to be planning the invasion of the Earth itself.
- Once on the offensive, our highly trained Directorate forces were more than a match for the beast-like Zerg.
- Even their fiercest warrior breed could not defeat the greatest military technology in the galaxy.
- The Zerg forces on Char were completely decimated, and their losses were tallied in the millions.
- But all wars have casualties, and while Directorate losses were minimal,
- the fleet's vice-Admiral Stukov gave his life during the final valiant assault on Char.
- Memorial services were held aboard the Directorate flagship Aleksander.
- Vice-Admiral Stukov truly knew the meaning of sacrifice.
- Yet his sacrifice was not in vain. The Overmind itself was the prize of the battle.
- Even now Directorate Psychics and powerful drugs are keeping the creature pacified.
- The Overmind will undergo extensive research to insure the continued safety
- of the United Earth Directorate and of all mankind.
(C UEN Productions 872 GD)

..

 

Zerg Campaign

   * [INTRO]
   * 1. Vile Disruption
   * 2. Reign of Fire
   * 3. The Kel-Morian Combine
   * 4. The Liberation of Korhal
   * 5. True Colors
   * 6. Fury of the Swarm
   * 7. Drawing of the Web
   * 8. To Slay the Beast
   * 9. The Reckoning
   * [NARRATIVE]
   * Bonus: Dark Origins
   * [NARRATIVE]
   * 10. Omega
   * Cinematic: The Ascension
   * Brood War Epilogue

     Bonus
   * Deception

ZERG CAMPAIGN: THE QUEEN OF BLADES

The forces of the United Earth Directorate have taken control of the planet Char and enslaved the ravenous broods of the fledgling Overmind. With the Directorate's powerful Psi Disrupter negating Kerrigan's control over the remaining broods, the UED remains uncontested in its domination of the sector.

Kerrigan, having sought out a band of unlikely allies, now plans to destroy the Psi Disrupter and sever the UED's control of the Overmind.


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"VILE DISRUPTION"

Kerrigan's Fortress, on the planet Tarsonis

Mission Briefing:

Infested Kerrigan
Greetings, Cerebrate. By now you've realized that I've severed your connection with the Overmind and your renegade brethren. Understand, it's nothing personal. I just can't risk you falling under their influence. You're mine now. Serve me unquestioningly, and I'll let you live.

Samir Duran
My Queen, pardon me for interrupting, but the visitors you have been expecting have arrived.

Infested Kerrigan
Finally. They certainly took their time.

Jim Raynor
Yeah, well none of us were in any real hurry to get here, Sarah.

Infested Kerrigan
Still suspicious of my motives, Jimmy?

Jim Raynor
Always.

Infested Kerrigan
Heh. When I contacted you both on Aiur, I told you about the new Overmind and about the UED that seeks to control it. Well, the UED has done it. They've tamed the Overmind and now control most of the Zerg broods in this sector. That's why I've asked for your help.

Fenix
You want us to help you defeat the UED so that you alone will rule the Zerg!

Infested Kerrigan
Wrong, Fenix. I want to defeat them because if we don't, they'll clamp down on this sector, and enslave us all! You know I'm right Jim. You've studied the history of Earth, you know what the UED's agenda is. Taking control of the Zerg is only the beginning for them.

Jim Raynor
Maybe... I don't know...

Samir Duran
My Queen, again I beg your pardon for this interruption, but we have a very serious problem!

Infested Kerrigan
Perfect timing... Gentlemen, we'll need to finish this conversation later... continue, Duran.

Samir Duran
The Psi Disrupter's signal has reached us here on Tarsonis and shattered the unity of your broods! Within the past few hours, your minions have turned on each other and left their hive clusters to run out of control!

Infested Kerrigan
This is just what I need. Cerebrate, take the few Zerg still under my control and do what you can to stem any further damage to the hive clusters. I can't afford to have them destroyed by my own minions!

Game:

DURAN
My Queen, the hive structures are not responding to the Cerebrate's commands! There is no way to reinforce your warriors!

KERRIGAN
Cerebrate, you'll have to make due with the warriors you have. Slaughter the dissident Zerg in my name!


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"REIGN OF FIRE"

High orbit over the planet Braxis

Mission Briefing:

Infested Kerrigan
The Psi Disrupter is causing me some very serious problems. Although I've regained control of my forces here, it's taking more and more concentration just to keep them in line.

Jim Raynor
Aww... My heart's breaking for you, Kerrigan. Now exactly why was it that you asked Fenix and I to bring Mengsk to you?

Infested Kerrigan
Are you still suspicious that I'll kill him for abandoning me to the Zerg? I've gotten over it, Jim. We can't afford to let petty hatreds jeopardize our plans for the UED.

Arcturus Mengsk
That's reassuring.

Infested Kerrigan
Arcturus... I presume you found your cold-sleep chamber... accommodating?

Arcturus Mengsk
What is the meaning of this, Kerrigan?

Infested Kerrigan
Straight to the point, huh? I was hoping to chat. It's been awhile.

Arcturus Mengsk
Not long enough. Why have I been brought here?

Infested Kerrigan
I need your Psi Emitters, Arcturus.

Arcturus Mengsk
Why?

Infested Kerrigan
Remember the Confederate Psi Disrupter that you could never find? Well, the UED found it. And it's preventing me from controlling my minions. With the help of your Psi Emitters, I can gather up enough Zerg to destroy the Disrupter and confront the UED.

Arcturus Mengsk
And what are you offering me in return?

Infested Kerrigan
Hah. Ever the politician. All right, 'Emperor', if you help me destroy the Disrupter, I'll help you retake Korhal from the UED.

Arcturus Mengsk
Hmm... a tempting offer. What assurances do I have of you fulfilling your end of the bargain?

Infested Kerrigan
The only thing I can assure you of, Arcturus, is that without my help, you'll be the Emperor of your own little eight by eight cell for the rest of your life.

Arcturus Mengsk
I see that you're still a persuasive speaker. All right, Kerrigan. I'll lend you some Emitters, but this had better be worth it.

Game:

RAYNOR
All right boys and girls, listen up! Our objective is to locate and disable the Psi Disrupter's primary power generator. Once we've done that, we'll turn the mission over to Mengsk and Kerrigan. Let's move out!

GHOST
I'm gone...

MARINE
Go! Go! Go!

RAYNOR
Kerrigan, the generator's off-line. You can send down the Psi
Emitter at any time.

KERRIGAN
Good work, Jim.

MENGSK
The Psi Emitter will be carried by one of my SCV's. With the Disrupter's power cut, the Emitter should be able to get the attention of any renegade Zerg near it. The SCV will then be able to lure the Zerg back to your base. Once the Zerg arrive there, you'll be able to assert direct control over them.

KERRIGAN
Perfect! With these Zerg I can construct a new hive cluster! Once my forces have grown strong enough, I can assault the Psi Disrupter directly!

KERRIGAN
Excellent work! Although these Zerg are now under my control, I sense that there are more Zerg out there. We must lure as many of them here as possible!

SCV
Um, with all due respect to Miss Kerrigan sir. These critters make me nervous as hell. I sure would appreciate some immediate evac.


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"THE KEL-MORIAN COMBINE"

Command ship Hyperion, orbiting the planet Moria

Mission Briefing:

Fenix
Now that the Psi Disrupter has been destroyed and Kerrigan has regained control of her minions, I fear that she will forget our pact and turn on us.

Jim Raynor
I know what you mean, Fenix. I'd love to believe that she's on the level, but there's a part of me that just knows better. However, I do believe that she's serious about taking out the UED. The only real question left is what happens to us when she wins.

Arcturus Mengsk
If you ask me, she's completely untrustworthy. But, so long as she'll help me retake Korhal, I'll work with her.

Jim Raynor
Shut up, Arcturus. If I wanted your damn opinion, I would've beaten it out of ya'. And in case you forgot, you're the reason she became what she is in the first place!

Infested Kerrigan
You boys should really learn to play nice with each other.

Fenix
Kerrigan, are your forces ready to assault Korhal as we planned?

Infested Kerrigan
Nearly. I still need a substantial cache of resources in order to build up my primary hive clusters. I'm wondering if you gentlemen wouldn't mind going on a fuel raid for me?

Jim Raynor
It sounds like you've already got a plan. What are ya' thinkin'?

Infested Kerrigan
I'm thinking that we should pay the Kel-Morian Combine a little visit. Moria is one of the largest resource nodes in the sector. If you can bypass their defenses, and steal enough resources from them, we'll be able to afford a full-scale assault on Korhal.

Jim Raynor
It's risky, but I think we can handle it. Fenix, are you into this?

Fenix
If it betters our chances, I will lead the assault myself.

Jim Raynor
Great. Let's get moving.

Samir Duran
Do you think they suspect anything, my Queen?

Infested Kerrigan
Of course. They aren't stupid, Duran. They're siding with the evil they know over the evil they don't... They simply don't yet realize what it will cost them.

Game:

KERRIGAN
Cerebrate, I want you to infest as many Terran command centers as possible. Once they're infested, we'll be able to use them in our coming assault on Korhal.

KERRIGAN
Remember, Cerebrate, we'll need at least ten thousand units of crystals to maintain the hive clusters. Don't come back with anything less!

FENIX
It is difficult to believe that I am working along side my greatest enemy in order to save this sector. Fortune has been whimsical of late.

RAYNOR
You sound like a tired old man, Fenix!

FENIX
Don't let the fact that I am three hundred and sixty eight years older than you dull your impression of me, young Raynor. I can still... how do you Terrans say it... "Throw down with the best of them!"

RAYNOR
I stand corrected.

FENIX
It is strange that this Kel-Morian Combine continues to operate while the UED grips the Dominion with an iron fist. I'll never underestimate the motivational effects of Terran greed again!

FENIX
I prefer large scale battles over these covert missions. My heart longs for the epic struggles of my youth, to go into battle alongside my Protoss brethren again. Ah, but time will tell all things.

FENIX
Kerrigan, we have reached our resource quota, and will be returning to Tarsonis.


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"THE LIBERATION OF KORHAL"

High orbit over the UED capital world, Korhal

Mission Briefing:

Infested Kerrigan
You have all performed superbly. Especially you, Fenix. My hive clusters are brimming with energy and my broods are stronger than ever.

Arcturus Mengsk
Then let's waste no time! Every moment we sit here means that the UED's defenses will be that much stronger! And I want nothing to stand between us and the retaking of my planet!

Infested Kerrigan
You're right, Arcturus. The time to strike the UED is now. But remember that we're up against one of the most heavily defended planets in the sector. Laying siege to Korhal won't be easy. Not only does the UED control a substantial standing army, but may have Zerg reinforcements as well.

Raynor, you and Fenix will strike at the more outlying fortification, while my forces are busy assaulting the main UED base at Augustgrad.

Arcturus Mengsk
We've discussed this plan a hundred times! Commence the damn attack!

Infested Kerrigan
Hah... Very well, Arcturus. Before the next sunrise, Korhal will be yours once again.

Game:

KERRIGAN
As I suspected... The UED has sent its pet Zerg to reinforce their troops. But strangely enough, there aren't very many Zerg attacking. Maybe the UED is having more difficulty controlling the Overmind than I thought?

KERRIGAN
Excellent work, my Cerebrate! The UED's defenses are broken. Arcturus, you may take possession of this world with my blessings.

MENGSK
Don't be snide, Kerrigan. This was part of the deal, remember? I've earned this... I am Emperor of the Dominion again. I'll be sending General Duke to establish my base of operations in Augustgrad.

KERRIGAN
I hope you make the most of your reign...


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"TRUE COLORS"

Outskirts of Augustgrad
Early morning

Mission Briefing:

Infested Kerrigan
Cerebrate, Duran, the time has come to separate the chaff from the wheat. Now that the UED's power base is broken on this world, only their forces on Char pose any significant threat to me. It's time to move to the second phase of my plan.

Samir Duran
And what of your allies here on Korhal, my Queen? What would you have done with them?

Infested Kerrigan
They are of no further use to me. Though they have proven themselves useful, it might be dangerous to allow them to live. Without the services of General Duke, Mengsk will be easy to deal with. But Raynor and Fenix are uncannily resourceful. They must all be eradicated. Cerebrate, I want both General Duke's and Fenix's bases destroyed. Leave no one alive.

Samir Duran
My Queen, if I may suggest a strategy? Both the Protoss and Terran forces are resting after our previous victory. If we attack immediately, while most of them are asleep and unaware, we can whittle down their defenses with relative ease!

Infested Kerrigan
Clever. How long after our initial attack can we expect them to regroup and retaliate?

Samir Duran
I'd say in 6 minutes.

Infested Kerrigan
That only gives us enough time to launch a surprise attack against one base. But it is a sound plan. Cerebrate, feel free to launch your initial attack against either base. Failure is not an option. Slaughter them all in my name!

Game:

MARINE:
All units prepare for retaliation! Kerrigan caught us with our pants down, but it's time to start givin' some back!

KERRIGAN:
Continue your attack, Cerebrate. Their defenses won't last long against us.

CIVILIAN:
What's up?

CIVILIAN:
How y'all doin?

DUKE:
Well, well, well. If it isn't little Kerrigan. I had a feelin' we'd be meetin' each other again. You've got a lot to answer for, little girl.

KERRIGAN:
General Duke. You know I always wanted to have you killed. This is kind of exciting for me.

DUKE:
Do your worst then, girl. You ain't takin' Edmund Duke without a fight!

MENGSK:
Kerrigan, you murdering bitch! We had a deal!

KERRIGAN:
Oh, come on, Arcturus. Did you really think I'd allow you to come into power again? You practically fed me to the Zerg on Tarsonis! You're directly responsible for the hell I've been through! Did you honestly think I'd let you get away with that?

MENGSK:
But you said revenge was secondary to defeating the UED!

KERRIGAN:
I lied. I liberated this planet because it was the UED's primary staging point, not because I was under any obligation to you. I used you to destroy the Psi Disrupter. And now that I've got my Broods back, you're no longer necessary for my plans. I think I'll leave you here, Arcturus, among the ashes of your precious Dominion. I want you to live to see me rise to power. And I want you to always remember in your most private moments that it was you who turned me loose in the first place.

FENIX:
This is a betrayal, most foul, Kerrigan! We were fools to have gone along with this charade!

KERRIGAN:
You're right, Fenix. I used you to get the job done, and you played along just like I knew you would. You Protoss are all so headstrong and predictable, you are your own worst enemies.

FENIX:
That's ironic. I can remember Tassadar teaching you a very similar lesson on Char.

KERRIGAN:
I took that lesson to heart, Praetor. Now, are you ready to die a second time?

FENIX:
The Khala awaits me, Kerrigan. And although I am prepared to face my destiny, you'll not find me easy prey!

KERRIGAN:
Then that shall be your epitaph.

RAYNOR:
Fenix! No!

KERRIGAN:
What are you worried about, Jim? He died the way all Protoss hope to: In combat!

RAYNOR:
He died because you betrayed him. How many noble souls do you need to consume before you're satisfied? How many more people need to die before you realize what you've become?

KERRIGAN:
You don't even know what you're talking about, Jim!

RAYNOR:
Don't I? I'll see you dead for this, Kerrigan. For Fenix and all the others who got caught between you and your mad quest for power!

KERRIGAN:
Tough talk, Jimmy. But I don't think you have what it takes to be a killer.

RAYNOR:
It may not be tomorrow, darlin'. It may not even happen with an army at my back. But rest assured: I'm the man who's going to kill you some day. I'll be seein' you.

KERRIGAN:
It is done, Cerebrate. They've all been destroyed. Let us return to Tarsonis to rest. For the first time since my transfiguration I am wearied of the slaughter.


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"FURY OF THE SWARM"

Kerrigan's Fortress, on the planet Tarsonis
Two days later

Mission Briefing:

Infested Duran
My Queen, our scouts have just discovered a massive wave of Zerg in high orbit. Hundreds of Zerg have landed upon Tarsonis and are even now approaching our location! A number of our outposts are already under attack by the renegade Swarm!

Infested Kerrigan
So, the UED is testing out their control of their pet Overmind. I had hoped to lay low after we razed Korhal, but it seems the UED is intent on forcing my hand.

Infested Duran
Shall I rally your forces, my Queen?

Infested Kerrigan
Yes. We've got to defend our remaining outposts and make sure that the renegades can't gain a foothold in our immediate vicinity. Once we've secured our perimeter, we'll begin to take the fight to their hive clusters.

Game:

DURAN
My Queen, we have located a small Terran facility towards the rear of the Renegades' landing zone. There appears to be a number of UED scientists working within the compound, but we are unable to determine the purpose of their presence...

KERRIGAN
I know what they're up to. I suspected that the UED's control of the Overmind was tenuous. Tarsonis is too remote for them to maintain direct control over the Swarms, so they've sent these 'scientists' to coordinate their attack.

DURAN
Cerebrate, focus your attacks against the Terran facility. All of the UED scientists must be killed. Only then will we be able to finish off these Renegade Zerg.


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"DRAWING OF THE WEB"

Holding orbit over the planet Shakuras

Mission Briefing:

Infested Kerrigan
Cerebrate, it's time we returned to Shakuras. I have some unfinished business with the Dark Templar Matriarch, Raszagal. I'll need to steal her from her tribe before we can finally assault the Overmind on Char. However, her defenders will not simply allow us to take her away.

Infested Duran
The pylon clusters are generating some sort of electromagnetic field that is preventing our flyers from maneuvering. We won't have any air support at all.

Infested Kerrigan
Then we'll need some new strategy...

Infested Duran
Perhaps it would be best if we staged some kind of diversion, my Queen, and claimed the Matriarch during the confusion.

Infested Kerrigan
What did you have in mind, Duran?

Infested Duran
The Protoss outpost of Talematros is built upon a large mesa and is essentially impregnable to ground attacks. However, Talematros is fueled and supported by a number of adjacent pylon clusters. I believe that if we can cause a surge within those pylon clusters, we can cause Talematros' power grids to overload. The resulting explosion will be the perfect cover for retrieving the Matriarch.

Infested Kerrigan
Clean, simple, devious. I like it. Make it happen Duran. Cerebrate, you'll provide cover for Duran as he infiltrates the pylon clusters. Let nothing stand in our way!

Game:

DURAN
Pylon cluster set to overload.

DURAN
Charges set.

DURAN
This cluster is ready to overload.

DURAN
Pylon cluster set to overload.

DURAN
Charges set.

DURAN
My Queen, the last charge is set. Talematros will explode
on your command.

KERRIGAN
Very well. Cerebrate, send my minions down to the planet and have them retrieve the Matriarch. Duran, ignite the charges!

DURAN
Ignition commencing.


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"TO SLAY THE BEAST"

Infested platform over the planet Char; Kerrigan's base of operations

Mission Briefing:

Infested Kerrigan
The time is finally upon us, my minions, to destroy the wretched Overmind and the last of its Renegade Cerebrates. We can count on the UED providing us with heavy resistance, but not even they can stand in our way. Now that the Matriarch, Raszagal is in my custody, I possess the means to attack the Overmind with impunity.

Samir Duran
But my Queen, I thought only the Dark Templar's energies could harm the Overmind and its Cerebrates. Even with the numerous Broods at your command, any attack we launch against the Renegades will be in vain.

Infested Kerrigan
Not so, Duran. As a matter of fact, I'm expecting my secret weapon to be arriving very soon.

Samir Duran
As you say, my Queen. But I still don't understand wh-

We are recieving a transmission from an unidentified Protoss Carrier...

Infested Kerrigan
That's what I love about the Protoss... They're so punctual.

Zeratul
Kerrigan, this is Zeratul. I demand to know why you've taken our Matriarch.

Infested Kerrigan
Actually, Zeratul, she's not the one I'm truly interested in. I stole her to get to you. You see, I need you and your brethren to kill the Overmind for me. The only way I had of assuring your cooperation was to take away that which you value most. However, I give you my word that once you've killed the Overmind, I'll allow her to return to you.

Zeratul
As if your word held any value...

Raszagal
Zeratul, my faithful servant. You must aid Kerrigan in this endeavor. The Overmind is our common enemy. It must be destroyed to insure that our people will survive!

Zeratul
You ask me to aid this vile creature?

Raszagal
I do not ask this for myself. Nor do I ask it on Kerrigan's behalf. I ask you to do this for our people, Zeratul. Obey me as you always have... Trust in my judgement.

Zeratul
Very well, Matriarch. The Overmind will die this day.

Game:

ZERATUL
It's done, Kerrigan. The Overmind is dead as you wished. Now I demand that you release the Matriarch at once!

KERRIGAN
Of course. Raszagal, do you wish to return to your tribe?

RASZAGAL
No, my Queen. I wish only to serve you and remain at your side.

ZERATUL
What treachery is this, Kerrigan? This pathetic creature cannot possibly be Raszagal!

KERRIGAN
Ha ha ha. I promised that I'd allow her to return to you, Zeratul. But it looks to me like she doesn't want to go.

ZERATUL
You have corrupted her! Somehow you have poisoned her thoughts. Restore her to her rightful self, or you will pay dearly for this offense, Kerrigan!

KERRIGAN
All right, Zeratul, you've got me. I made your Matriarch my slave long before I joined you on Shakuras. She made the mistake of underestimating my power just like everyone else did. And now she's paid the price.

With her as my puppet I was able to eradicate the Renegades on Shakuras, and use you to kill the Overmind. And as you can see, your leader belongs to me now. Not bad, huh?

ZERATUL
We shall see, Kerrigan. We shall see...


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"THE RECKONING"

Somewhere on the planet Char
Six hours later

Mission Briefing:

Infested Duran
My Queen, with the Overmind and its cerebrates destroyed, all of the Zerg in this sector have reverted to your direct control. The remnants of the UED fleet have fled the planet, but I have no idea how many functional ships they still possess.

We have finished relocating your primary hive clusters to this orbital platform. However, we do have a problem. Somehow, Zeratul and his brethren were able to bypass our defenses and steal their Matriarch away from us.

Infested Kerrigan
Damn Zeratul! He is a formidable adversary. Where have they run to, Duran?

Infested Duran
Our scouts report that they have regrouped with a number of Protoss survivors on the surface of Char. The Matriarch is being held within a stasis cell, leading me to suspect that the Protoss will attempt to take her home to Shakuras.

Infested Kerrigan
Heh. They still believe that she can be saved from my influence... Zeratul will be very disappointed to learn that Raszagal is beyond redemption. How much time before their fleet is ready to debark for Shakuras?

Infested Duran
They will be capable of dimensional recall within thirty minutes, my Queen.

Infested Kerrigan
That may be all the time we need. Cerebrate, mobilize all of my broods and send them to the surface of Char. I want you to bring both the Matriarch and Zeratul to me alive. Terminate the remaining Protoss with extreme prejudice.

Game:

DURAN
My Queen, the Cerebrate was too slow! The Protoss are escaping!

ZERATUL
Damn you, Kerrigan, for what I must do!

RASZAGAL
Thank you, Zeratul... You have freed me from her vile control at last. You have always served me with honor... Thus I must ask you... to watch over my tribe... Into your hands I give the future.

KERRIGAN
I can hardly believe this! You've killed your own Matriarch!

ZERATUL
Better that I killed her, than let her live as your slave, Kerrigan.

KERRIGAN
Well, I have misjudged you, warrior. You are worthy, indeed. You are free to go.

ZERATUL
What?

KERRIGAN
I said, you are free to go. I've already taken your honor. I'll let you live, because I know that from now on, your every waking moment will be torture. You'll never be able to forgive yourself for what I've forced you to do. And that, Zeratul, is a better revenge than I could have ever dreamed of.

ZERATUL
You will regret this decision, Kerrigan. We shall meet again.


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[NARRATIVE]

Uncharacteristically true to her word, Kerrigan allowed Zeratul and a few of his brethren to leave the planet Char with their lives. These weary, battered Protoss set their course for the planet Shakuras with the hopes of finding their comrade Artanis and any other survivors of Kerrigan's wrath...


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"DARK ORIGIN"

Mission Briefing:

Zeratul
My friends, we have suffered a great defeat. Our Matriarch is dead, our fleets have been scattered across the Astral Winds, and Kerrigan has gained complete control over the Zerg Swarms.

Yet as always, we must struggle onward. Our immediate priority is to find Artanis and his warriors. Once we have made contact with him we can return to Shakuras and plan our next moves.

Protoss High Templar
Prelate Zeratul, we are currently tracking Protoss power signatures emanating from an uncharted moon nearby. Our records do not indicate that there has ever been a Protoss settlement in this quadrant.

Zeratul
Strange. It could be Artanis or other survivors of our fleet down there. At any rate, it is our duty to investigate the source of the energy signatures. Set your course for the dark moon. If Artanis is there, we shall find him.

Game:

TEMPLAR
Zeratul, our sensors have detected a small Terran compound near the source of the energy signatures.

ZERATUL
Understood. I'll look into this matter myself.

ZERATUL [disabled]
What is this? Somehow these Terrans have crafted a Protoss pylon to power a makeshift stasis cell! This is unthinkable... NoTerran mind can comprehend the pylon's energies enough to channel them through that cell! What could these Terrans be doing here?

ZERATUL
As I suspected... There are more stasis cells here.

ZERATUL
There is a Protoss in this cell!

ADJUTANT
Danger! Test subject twenty three suffering from psychic feedback. Pylon crystals at critical stage. Cell meltdown imminent...

ZERATUL
Damn! The Terrans are having more trouble utilizing pylons than I thought. And I still have no clue as to why they had imprisoned that Protoss within the cell.

ZERATUL
There is a Protoss within this cell as well. Maybe this computer terminal can give me the answers I seek.

ADJUTANT
Test subject twenty five in cryo-hybernation. Neuro-scan compiling data. DNA code computed and archived. Psionic emanations minimal...

ZERATUL
The audacity of these Terrans confounds me! If they seek to know more about Protoss warriors, I will give them a first hand lesson!

ZERATUL
What's this? There is a Zergling in this tank! What is going on here?

ADJUTANT
Test subject twenty seven in cryo-hybernation. Neuro-scan completed and archived. DNA code computed and archived. Gene splicing between test subjects twenty five and twenty seven completed. Experiment 2273 progressing...

ZERATUL
By the gods... this can't be happening.

ZERATUL
I've... I've never seen a creature like this before...

ADJUTANT
Test subject twenty nine, classified: Protoss/Zerg Hybrid, in perfect cryo-hybernation. Psionic emanations minimal.

ZERATUL
No...

DURAN
Magnificent isn't it?

ZERATUL
What? Who are you?

DURAN
I've had many names throughout the millennia, young prodigal. You would know me best as Samir Duran.

ZERATUL
Kerrigan's consort! Is this part of her twisted schemes?

DURAN
No. Young Kerrigan could not have engineered this grand experiment. Although her rebirth into the Zerg Swarm has sped up my progress, I can assure you that this endeavor is quite beyond her narrow understanding.

ZERATUL
If you are not her pawn, then what are you?

DURAN
I am a servant of a far greater power. A power that has slept for countless ages. And is reflected in the creature within that cell.

ZERATUL
Have you any conception of what you've created here? Do you have any idea what this... this Hybrid is capable of?

DURAN
Of course I do. This creature is the completion of a cycle. It's role in the cosmic order was preordained when the stars were young. Behold the culmination of your history.

ZERATUL
All I behold is an abomination.

DURAN
Your violence, young prodigal, is typical. As is your inablility to comprehend the greater scheme of things. You can destroy all of the specimens here. It will do you no good. For I have seeded the Hybrid on many, many worlds. You will never find them all before they awaken... And when they do... your universe will be changed... forever.


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[NARRATIVE]

Left with the unsettling knowledge of the Hybrid, Zeratul returned to his ship and left the dark moon behind. Unable to explain his numbing discovery to his companions, he could only sit and fear for the future of the universe...


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"OMEGA"

Infested platform over the planet Char;
Kerrigan's base of operations

Mission Briefing:

Infested Kerrigan
Cerebrate, our scouts have just identified three separate fleets approaching this platform. With Duran having disappeared, and the bulk of my broods still on the surface of Char, you'll need to hold off the invaders by yourself.

Arcturus Mengsk
You sound worried, Kerrigan. Have I caught you at a bad time?

Infested Kerrigan
Not at all, Arcturus. How'd you manage to scrape up your new fleet? Been raiding the salvage dumps again?

Arcturus Mengsk
I called in a few favors. Made a few concessions. You'd be surprised to see how many special interest groups in this sector want to see you dead.

Infested Kerrigan
I'm sorry to have to disappoint your new friends, Arcturus. But you really shouldn't have attempted this stunt. It'll take more than your three little fleets to bring me down.

Arcturus Mengsk
Three fleets?

Infested Kerrigan
Don't play dumb, Arcturus. I've already spotted the other two fleets.

Artanis
Kerrigan, this is Artanis. My brethren and I have come to avenge the deaths of Fenix, the Matriarch, and all of the other Protoss who fell before the Swarm! It is long past time you paid for your crimes against our people.

Infested Kerrigan
When it rains, it pours...

Arcturus Mengsk
Hah ha ha... The Protoss, too! Care to take a guess as to who the third fleet is?

Infested Kerrigan
No need to guess. It's DuGalle and the remainder of the UED fleet.

Gerard DuGalle
That is correct, Kerrigan. This is Admiral DuGalle. I am giving you one last chance to surrender your forces, and submit to the sovereign authority of the United Earth Directorate.

Infested Kerrigan
Gee, that's a tough one, Admiral. You'll have let me think for a minute... You know, Admiral, I think I'll just massacre your remaining troops now and watch you die in agony. How would that be?

Gerard DuGalle
You vastly underestimate me, my dear.

Infested Kerrigan
I don't think so, Admiral. You see, at this point... I'm pretty much the Queen Bitch of the Universe. And not all of your little soldiers or space ships will stand in my way again.

Gerard DuGalle
So be it.

Game:

MENGSK
Congratulations, Kerrigan. You've beaten me again. Just remember that I'll be out there... waiting for you to slip up. Because sooner or later you'll make a mistake. And when you do...

ARTANIS
Savor this victory, Kerrigan! For the Protoss will never forget your treachery. We shall be watching you.

DUGALLE
Kerrigan, I am prepared to offer terms of surrender. It is my wish that you allow my men to live-

KERRIGAN
You're not in a position to offer me anything, Admiral. And I don't take prisoners. I'll tell you what... Turn your remaining ships around and start heading back towards the Earth. I'll let you have a head start, before I send the Swarms after you. It'll be interesting sport to see how far you get before you die.


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Cinematic: The Ascension


   * [Start DuGalle's Letter]

         Dearest Helena,

         By now the news of our defeat has reached the Earth. The
         creatures we were sent here to tame are untameable---And
         the colonies we were sent to reclaim have proven to be
         stronger thatn we anticipated.

         Whatever you may hear about what has happened out here,
         know this: Alexei did not die a hero. I killed him---my
         pride killed him. And now my pride has consumed me as well.

         You will never see me again, Helena.

         Tell our children that I love them, and that their father
         died in defense of their future.

         Au revior

      [End DuGalle's Letter]

Transcript:
- Once again I stand atop the broken bodies of my enemies...
- Victorious but not unscarred.
- The Earth-borne Directorate has been destroyed.
- And the Overmind lies dead and trampled beneath the ashes of Char.
- As for my unlikely allies, I think that I shall allow them a reprieve.
- For in time I will seek to test their resolve, and their strengths.
- They will all be mine in the end, for I am the Queen of Blades.
- None shall ever dispute my rule again.
- Dearest Helena,
- By now the news of our defeat has reached the Earth.
- The creatures we were sent here to tame are un-tamable.
- and the colonies we were sent to reclaim have proven to be stronger than we anticipated.
- Whatever you may hear about what has happened out here, know this;
- Alexi did not die gloriously in battle.
- I killed him. My pride killed him.
- And now my pride has consumed me as well.
- You will never see me again Helena.
- Tell our children that I love them,
- and that their father died in defense of their future.
- Au revoir.


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EPILOGUE

Shortly after DuGalle's defeat, the remainder of the UED Fleet was overtaken by Kerrigan's forces and eradicated. No UED vessel ever made it back to Earth to report what had transpired.

With his rag-tag fleet beaten and crippled, Arcturus Mengsk fled back to Korhal to lick his wounds and plan the reconstruction of his Terran Dominion...

Artanis and the Protoss survivors returned to Shakuras to begin rebuilding their once glorious civilization...

Zeratul and James Raynor went their separate ways and have not been heard from since their departure.

And alone, floating on a dark platform above the burnt-out planet of Char, Sarah Kerrigan, the Queen of Blades, sat and lorded over the ravenous Swarms. Unable to shake the feeling that a great threat loomed just over the horizon, Kerrigan could only stare off into the vastness of space where she beheld a great void. Or perhaps a reflection of a hollow victory and of the trials yet to come...


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DECEPTION

Intro:

The notorious Kimeran Pirates decide to liberate dark secrets from a Confederate Science Facility.

Mission Briefing:

Captain Buzan
CAPTAIN BUZAN:

"Alright men, we've discovered a unique opportunity for pirates like ourselves to gain some rather valuable information."

Space Pirate
SPACE PIRATE:

"Just how valuable is this information, Captain Buzan?"

Captain Buzan
CAPTAIN BUZAN:

"The kind of information that will buy us all a month of shore leave, gentlemen."

Space Pirate
SPACE PIRATE:

"Let's hear the dirt."

Captain Buzan
CAPTAIN BUZAN:

"Your three man team will enter a Confederate science facility via our teleportation system. From the cargo bay you'll move through the facility to the laboratories and experimentation rooms grabbing whatever data you can hack from the main computer.

You'll be using computer terminals located in certain areas to accomplish this. Each terminal has restricted access to a different area of the central computer.

Since you'll be inside the installation for an extended period of time, we've made some modifications to your suits to assist in the infiltration."

Space Pirate
SPACE PIRATE:

"New toys?"

Captain Buzan
CAPTAIN BUZAN:

"Yes, you're getting new toys.

Velichek rigged up a new reactor for your Personal Cloaking Field, and I've decided to let you use these special low energy Lockdown canister charges we stole recently.

Velichek tells me that with those two modifications your total energy usage will be drastically reduced.

Enjoy."

Space Pirate
SPACE PIRATE:

"Very well Captain, we're ready when you are."

Captain Buzan
CAPTAIN BUZAN:

"Good, get down to the teleportation room after you've suited up.

Remember gentlemen, there is no profit to be had in killing civilians or security personnel. If you do your jobs perfectly, they'll never know that you were even there."

Space Pirate
SPACE PIRATE:

"You ready Manic? How about you Twitch?"

Space Pirates
SPACE PIRATES:

"Born ready!"

Game:

PIRATE
Alright Captain, we've made it aboard. Proceeding with the mission.

PIRATE
These Computer Terminals not only unlock doors, they also contain the information we're searching for. Keep an eye out for them.

PIRATE
Hey, you can lockdown these traps to prevent detection.

MORIK
Please, you have to help me escape. My name is Morik and they have been doing horrible experiments on me.

If you want to help me escape, there are
computer terminals in the main laboratory that control the doors to these cells.

PIRATE
I can't figure this door out, maybe one of the prisoners is familiar with their security system.

DOOR OPENED
Zerg Test Subjects * Hack Undetected

FACILITY COMPUTER
PRIORITY ALERT : Zerg prisoners have escaped. Repeat, Zerg prisoners have escaped."

DOOR OPENED
Protoss Test Subjects * Hack Undetected

FACILITY COMPUTER
PRIORITY ALERT : Protoss prisoners have escaped. Repeat, Protoss prisoners have escaped."

MORIK
I'm free!

MORIK
KILL KILL KILL!!!

FACILITY COMPUTER
PRIORITY ALERT : Zerg and Protoss prisoners have escaped. Repeat, Zerg and Protoss prisoners have escaped.

PIRATE
We'll never catch up to Morik, maybe freeing him was a bad idea.

MEDICAL SCIENTIST
Oh, you appear to be injured, let me help you.

MEDICAL SCIENTIST
I'm sorry, I've used all my equipment up already.

PIRATE
That... That can't be...

PIRATE
Captain Buzan, we've been running into heavy opposition. We need backup.

CAPTAIN BUZAN
Alright, we'll send you some help, just don't get the girl killed. She's not equipped for stealth missions.

SHADOW PIRATE
I'm waiting...

PIRATE
This place is falling apart, I bet Morik has some hand in this.

CAPTAIN BUZAN
Something knocked out all the transponders on the station so we can't get a lock on you. Go to the docking bay in the southwest corner.

PIRATE
Geeze this place is heavily guarded, did they know we were coming?

PIRATE
An energy recharging station...

PIRATE
Another energy recharging station...

PIRATE
Captain, can you read me? Can you transport us off from here?

CAPTAIN BUZAN
That's a negative, all the transponders have been destroyed. We'll have to physically remove you from the ship.

PIRATE
What's going on here, did they know we were coming?

CAPTAIN BUZAN
Impossible, no one can track the Kimera, let alone realize that we had teleported you in. I would have to say that the first explosions were what alerted them. I can recharge your suits from here, but you'll have to get to the Kimera to escape. Now move!"

PIRATE
What killed all these guards?

PIRATE
Oh...

PIRATE
We're almost there.

PIRATE
The engineering bay is trashed, no one can stop it now.

PIRATE
Morik, did you cause the core to overheat?

MORIK
No, why would I do that? Come on, call in your ship, we have to get out of here.

PIRATE
Captain Buzan, come in, we've reached the docking bay.

CAPTAIN BUZAN
I see you, stay on the edge and I'll do a quick pick-up. Wait, who's your friend there?

PIRATE
His name is Morik, apparently he was held prisoner by the scientists here and injected with Zerg genetic material. He's a little batty, but he seems okay.

CAPTAIN BUZAN
Hmm... Prepare for pick-up.

DOWNLOADED DATA FILE
"Offspring of Infested Humans."

DOWNLOADED DATA FILE
"Zerg/Human Genome Manipulation."

DOWNLOADED DATA FILE
"Biomechanics - Data Transfer From Brain Cells To Terabyte Holodrives."

DOWNLOADED DATA FILE
"Case Study - Dark Templar Cloaking Fields."

DOWNLOADED DATA FILE
"The Origin Of The Species."

DOWNLOADED DATA FILE
"Advanced Combat Training: Hiten Mitsurugi Ryu."

DOWNLOADED DATA FILE
"Saving Human Mental Faculties In Zerg/Human Hybridization Experiments."

DOWNLOADED DATA FILE
"Biological Energy Weapon Limb Replacement Technology."

DOWNLOADED DATA FILE
"Reanimation Using Zerg Infestation Techniques."

DOWNLOADED DATA FILE
"Polarity Shifting Energy Shields Using
Battlecruiser Technology."

DOWNLOADED DATA FILE
"Mecha Unit Skullder 001 Design and Specifications."

DOWNLOADED DATA FILE
"Maintaining Discipline In Rampant AI."

DOWNLOADED DATA FILE
"Manipulating Tau Particles Into Stable Orbits."

DOWNLOADED DATA FILE
"Utilizing Dragoon Technology For Human Reconstruction."

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   * Mission 1: Schezar's Scavengers
   * Mission 2A: Playing with Fire
   * Mission 2B: The Rescue
   * Mission 3A: Assault on Aiur
   * Mission 3B: The Final Blow

Enslavers: Dark Vengeance

   * [INTRO]
   * Episode 1: The Rescue
   * Episode 2: Hung Jury
   * Episode 3: Nemesis
   * Episode 4A: Desperate Measures
   * Episode 4B: Turnabout
   * Episode 5A: Showdown
   * Episode 5B: Dark Vengeance
   * Enslavers: Dark Vengeance Epilogue

Mission 1: Schezar's Scavengers

Mission Briefing:

Emperor Mengsk
Commander, an important matter has come to my attention. The infamous pirate, Allen Schezar, has turned up again. It looks like he's plotting some new smuggling scam. It's my wish for you to move in and find out what he's up to. His personal militia is as crafty as he is, so stay on your toes.

Oh, and by the way, intelligence has reported some scattered Zerg sightings in the area. If you encounter them, you may retaliate with whatever force you deem fit.

Game:

MENGSK
What the... It looks like the Zerg have infested this entire city! Why the hell hasn't anyone done anything about this! Schezar's gotta' be mad to be operating out here!

MENGSK
Commander, we've found Schezar's base. Almost looks like it's being protected by those spore colonies... I wonder what the hell he's up to.


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Mission 2A: Playing with Fire

Mission Briefing:

Emperor Mengsk
Commander, we may have a problem. Intelligence reports that the base we destroyed wasn't Schezar's primary stronghold. We've received satellite images of a larger, heavily fortified base to the southeast. Now this may sound impossible, but we have identified a Zerg Cerebrate near the base. It looks like Schezar has found a way to control the creature and it's minions.

Obviously we cannot allow a second rate smuggler to have control of his own Brood. Your orders are to terminate Schezar's pet Cerebrate with extreme prejudice.

To furthur assist you, I am assigning two of our best officers to your commmand.

First, let me introduce, Tom Kazansky, the best Wraith pilot in the fleet.

Tom Kazansky
I have heard much about you Commander, I look forward to working with you.

Emperor Mengsk
And second, this is Magellan, a cybernetic construct. Listen to him closely Commander, for he has one of the finest scientific minds in the Terran Dominion.

Magellan
Salutations Commander.

I am picking up a transmission on the hyper-waveform emitter...I am patching it in.

Mojo
Terran Commander, I am Mojo, Praetor of the Protoss forces on Aiur. I have been captured by a group of Terran criminals under the command of one Allen Schezar. I require your assistance.

Do not attack the Zerg Cerebrate! Should you destroy the creature, its minions will run amok and overrun both of our forces, and your enemies will simply find another Cerebrate to dominate. If you help free me and my brethren, we will help you put an end to this madness once and for all.

Emperor Mengsk
Belay that request Commander. You have your orders, destroy the Zerg Cerebrate. After the danger is past, we may be able to assist the Protoss.

Game:

MONTAG
Commander, the Cerebrate's been killed.
But there's no sign of Schezar anywhere!
We'll continue to -

MOJO
Fools! Your fellow Schezar and his troops are even
now on their way to Aiur! Once they arrive there they
will attempt to find our sacred Khaydarin Amulets that
will allow them to dominate more cerebrates. You have
doomed us all!


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Mission 2B: The Rescue

Mission Briefing:

Mojo
Thank you for coming to our aid, Commander. I realize that you did so at great risk to your own career. Schezar has trapped me in a Stasis Cell along with Danimoth and Warbringer. Only my telepathic powers allow me to communicate with you. Even now, Schezar is plotting how to control more Cerebrates.

Free me and my companions, then together, we will go to his stronghold on Aiur and deal with him.

Game:

MOJO
Thank you for freeing me Commander, I owe you a debt of gratitude.

MOJO
Commander, we have found the Warbringer. It seems to be intact.

MOJO
The Danimoth is secured. The crew seems to be in good health.


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Mission 3A: Assault on Aiur

Mission Briefing:

Emperor Mengsk
Excellent work in destroying the Cerebrate, Commander. Now, Schezar and his henchmen should be easy to take out...

Aldaris
So, Terran Commander, you have decided to abandon my brethren to a criminal of your society? The Conclave has heard of your actions and has ruled that your lives are forfeit! Surrender now or die a painful death.

Emperor Mengsk
Surrender? I think not.

It is because of the Protoss that Schezar was able to control a Cerebrate. He has journeyed here to Aiur to plunder one of your temples to gain control of the technology that enables him to control the Cerebrates. We will do whatever it takes to destroy him and the temple.

Aldaris
Very well Commander, the Conclave will not rest until all Terrans have been expunged from Aiur soil, we will not....

Emperor Mengsk
View Screen Off.

Don't these guys ever shut up? Ok. Commander, it looks like the Protoss are going to get in our way. Here are your orders: Destroy the Protoss Temple. Once the Temple is razed, the Protoss will be unable to bring in reinforcements. You will then engage Schezar and his lackeys. Remember Commander, we are counting on you.


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Mission 3B: The Final Blow

Mission Briefing:

Mojo
Thank you for the timely rescue Commander. Now that I and my brethren are free we can assist you in your mission.

Schezar has built a base within the ruined walls of an ancient Protoss Fortress. Just west of his base, he has found old technology within one of our temples that enables his Ghosts to psychically control Zerg Cerebrates.

We must kill him and his pet Cerebrate.

Magellan
I have scanned the area surrounding Schezar's base and I am detecting an unidentified strain of Zerg.

It seems to be similar to an Ultralisk, but much more powerful...

Mojo
That must be the Torrasque!

This is worse than I feared. I have only heard of these powerful beasts. Many of my brothers have fallen prey to their powerful tusks. The stories say that even if the Torrasque appears to be dead, it will quickly be reincarnated and again be sent against the Swarm's enemies.

Tom Kazansky
Magellan, is there anything that we can do to stop the Torrasque?

Magellan
The Torrasque appears to have the same genetic signature as the Zerg Cerebrate. If we can destroy the Cerebrate, the Torrasque will no longer be a threat.

Mojo
Excellent!

That is the key, Commander. First we must eliminate the Cerebrate. Without the Torrasque to protect him, we should be able to march upon Schezar and prevail.

Game:

MAGELLAN
The Torrasque has been sighted Commander. Prepare our defenses.

MAGELLAN
We have defeated the Torrasque, Commander.
I estimate that we have only a few minutes until he is reincarnted.


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Enslavers: Dark Vengeance

The original Enslavers missions occurred just after the fall of the Confederacy. The infamous pirate Alan Schezar employed Ghosts to enslave a Zerg Cerebrate and used its minions towards his own nefarious ends. Though Protoss and Dominion heroes banded together and put an end to his schemes by destroying his strongholds, Schezar himself was never found.

The events of Enslavers: Dark Vengeance take place just after the energies of the Xel'Naga temple scoured the Zerg from Shakuras. With the Zerg gone, the Protoss now take time to mourn over the loss of their fellow warriors on Aiur. It is widely rumored that a few wounded heroes may still live upon the ravaged Protoss homeworld. If they were to be rescued and transplanted into Dragoon walkers, the fallen heroes would still be able to fight alongside their brethren. Return to Aiur and rescue the fallen!


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Episode 1: The Rescue

Mission Briefing:

Zeratul
Greetings, Executor.

We have survived the onslaught of the Swarm, but as always our victory comes with a price. Many of our fellow warriors still remain marooned upon Aiur. Since the Warp Gate has been destroyed, we must travel to our ruined homeworld and rescue our wounded brethren. To facilitate their safe transport, we must place their remains within Dragoons.

Master of the Tribunal

Your task will not be easy, Executor. A number of renegade Zerg broods have taken root upon Aiur. You must recover the three stasis cells that hold the remains of our brethren and scour the nearby area of Zerg.

Zeratul
Good luck! Executor.

En Taro Adun.

Game:

DARK TEMPLAR
Your fallen brethren shall embrace the void!

ARBITER
Dark Templar are attacking the Stasis Cells. Preparing to recall reinforcements.

ZEALOT
You are surrounded. Cease your attacks or be destroyed!

DARK TEMPLAR
We surrender! For now...

SHUTTLE
We are moving in to pick up the prisoners Executor!

SHUTTLE
Prisoners are on board Executor, returning to Shakuras.

SHUTTLE
Only one Stasis Cell remains, Executor.

EREDAS
My thanks for restoring me!

EREDAS
I am Eredas. As ever, I pledge myself to the service of Aiur.


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Episode 2: Hung Jury

Intro:

At the same time that the UED was launching their massive assault against the Dominion capital of Augustgrad, a small Protoss force was sent to the Homeworld of Aiur. Their mission of infiltrating the infested Zerg stronghold and securing the stasis cells that held three critically wounded Protoss war heroes went awry with the arrival of an unidentified Shuttle. The Dark Templar that exited the craft did not join in the celebration of the mission's success, but instead savagely attacked and destroyed two of the three stasis cells, killing the warriors who were held within. Fortunately, these villains were stopped before they were able to destroy the final chamber that held the great hero Eredas.

These traitors now await trial where they will be judged for their crimes against the Protoss...

Mission Briefing:

Eredas
I regret that I was unable to defend Aiur as I slept within my cryogenic chamber. I can scarcely believe that our homeworld is lost to us, let alone the fact that we have sided with the outcast Dark Templar. Fate has been whimsical of late.

Zeratul
These are strange times, Eredas. Stranger still, that we must now judge our own brethren for seeking to undo the peace that we have achieved.

Ulrezaj, you and your three cohorts have desecrated the holy Stasis Cells and murdered the fallen Protoss warriors which they housed. You have proven yourselves to be traitors against the Protoss race and you will be held accountable for your heinous crimes.

Ulrezaj
Crimes, Zeratul, are a matter of perspective. As far as we are concerned, killing high-born Templar is an act of righteous justice! Let the rulers of Aiur feel what it's like to be hunted and driven from their homes! Let them suffer as we Dark Templar have suffered at their hands!

Zeratul
Still you cling to the old hatreds. When will you realize tha-

Ulrezaj
It is you who are the traitor! You call yourself a Dark Templar, and yet you sit in judgement of our actions!

Zeratul
I alone shall not pass judgement. What has the Tribunal determined?

Master of the Tribunal
We find these Dark Templar guilty of murder and treason against our people.

Zeratul
The Tribunal has spoken. According to our ancient traditions, you shall be subject to....

Zealot Guard
Zeratul, an unidentified terran force of substantial size has been observed in the canyons!

Zeratul
Dispatch your forces to the canyons immediately Executor, we shall deal with these traitorous terrorists upon your return.

Game:

ZERATUL
Ulrezaj and his minions will have to remain in their cells while we deal with these Terrans.

EREDAS
Your Rescue of my old battered form from the Stasis Cell gladdens my heart. My mind and body are yours to command.

EREDAS
Shall we move to find this pitiful terran force in the canyons?

ZEALOT GUARD
The Jail is under attack!

ZEALOT GUARD
Ulrezaj and his minions are escaping!

ZEALOT GUARD
We are being assaulted by a large Terran force!


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Episode 3: Nemesis

Intro:

What has gone before...

At the same time that the UED was launching their massive assault against the Dominion capital of Augustgrad, a small Protoss force was sent to the Homeworld of Aiur. Their mission to secure three stasis cells that held the bodies of critically wounded Protoss war heroes went awry as several Dark Templar destroyed two of the stasis cells, and were captured mere moments before they could destroy the third. Led by the powerful and defiant Dark Templar, Ulrezaj, these traitors to Aiur were found guilty by the tribunal, but before their sentencing could be carried out an unidentified Terran force arrived. These invaders freed the Dark Templar from their imprisonment and nearly destroyed the Protoss base that housed them in the process. Ulrezaj and his Terran allies must be found so that the punishment required by the Conclave can be carried out.

Mission Briefing:

Zeratul
Executor, the traitorous Ulrezaj and his Dark Templar compatriots have escaped, but we shall not rest until they have paid for their crimes against our people.

In the chaos of their escape, Ulrezaj and his minions were able to steal one of our sacred Khaydarin Crystals. I do not know what possible use he could have for the Crystal, but we shall find and capture him nonetheless.

Mojo, one of our most experienced Scout commanders, will explain.

Mojo
The Khaydarin Crystal that Ulrezaj has stolen produces powerful psionic emanations, and we have used its psionic signature to find the rogue Dark Templar's hiding place.

The Terrans that aided Ulrezaj's escape have a small base on Korhal. Although it is unclear as to whether or not the Terran Dominion is still in residence on the planet, we have dispatched Observers ahead of our fleet to find a suitable location to land our forces. However, we have been made aware of an unforeseen complication.

There appears to be a Zerg brood guarding the Terran encampment.

Zeratul
What?

Mojo
This is foul news, indeed. The presence of the Zerg leads me to wonder if we are not dealing with Alan Schezar once again. The villainous Terran previously used Protoss technology to enslave Zerg Broods to do his bidding. Ulrezaj may have helped Schezar to duplicate that feat again with the stolen Khaydarin Crystal.

Zeratul
Executor, this is no longer a simple matter of retrieving escaped criminals. This alliance of Ulrezaj, Schezar and enslaved Zerg broods must be shattered now before it poses any further threat to our security. Depart at once and either eliminate the Zerg threat by recovering the Khaydarin Crystal, or destroy Schezar's base on Korhal.

Game:

ZERATUL
Executor, our observers have triangulated the positions of our objectives.

ZERATUL
The emanations of the Khaydarin Crystal are strongest on an island to the Northwest of your position.

ZERATUL
We have also detected what we believe to be Schezar's main Command Centers to the Northeast.

ZERATUL
Good luck Executor. En Taro Adun.

ZERATUL
"Excellent work, Executor. Let us depart this vile place. This Khaydarin Crystal should lead us to Ulrezaj.

TERRAN BASE COMMANDER
We surrender! Schezar doesn't pay us enough for this kind of work! Name your terms and spare us our lives.

ZERATUL
Where are Ulrezaj and this human called Schezar?

TERRAN BASE COMMANDER

I don't know anything about that Ulrezaj fellow, but I can tell you where Schezar's main base of operations lies. Just spare the lives of my men here.

ZERATUL
Terran Commander, your men may go. Pray that we do not meet on the battlefield again.

ZERATUL
Executor, if these humans do not know where Ulrezaj is hidden, then Schezar might. Let us depart this world at once.


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Episode 4A: Desperate Measures

Intro:

What has gone before...

At the same time that the UED was launching their massive assault against the Dominion capital of Augustgrad, a small Protoss force was sent to the Homeworld of Aiur. Their mission to secure three stasis cells that held the bodies of critically wounded Protoss war heroes went awry as several Dark Templar destroyed two of the stasis cells, and were captured mere moments before they could destroy the third. Led by the powerful and defiant Dark Templar, Ulrezaj, these traitors to Aiur were found guilty by the tribunal, but before their sentencing could be carried out, a strike force commanded by the Terran criminal Alan Schezar arrived. These invaders freed the Dark Templar from their imprisonment and nearly destroyed the Protoss base that housed them in the process.

During his escape, Ulrezaj stole a Khaydarin crystal and -- through the powerful psionic emanations from that crystal -- was tracked back to a Terran base on Korhal controlled by the sympathizer Alan Schezar. The Protoss criminals were nowhere to be found at the base, but Schezar did have a sizable contingent of Zerg there, controlling them through means unknown. The Protoss fleet sent to attack the Terran base was faced difficult choice: either flush out the base commander by destroying the Terran Command Centers and force him to divulge where Schezar and Ulrezaj had fled, or track down and reclaim the stolen Khaydarin crystal.

If you rescued the Khaydarin Crystal then you should play scenario 4a.

If you destroyed the Terran Command Centers then you should play scenario 4b.

Mission Briefing:

Zeratul
Executor, the Judicator scholars have examined the Khaydarin Crystal you brought back from Korhal. What they found could destroy us all.

High Templar
The Crystal you recovered is not the same one that was stolen during Ulrezaj's escape from Shakuras. Somehow Ulrezaj has replicated the Khaydarin Crystals using a strange fusion of both Zerg and Dark Templar energies. It is possible that Ulrezaj could be using these crystals to seize control of Zerg Broods on Char, or some other nefarious scheme.

The false Crystals emanate strong psionic emissions, thus we will be able to use this crystal to home in on the locations of the others.

Zeratul
Our numbers are too few to mount a full scale assault against Ulrezaj or the Zerg, but we must still find a way to destroy the false crystals before Ulrezaj can use them. In order to destroy the Crystals, you must escort a Dark Archon to each Crystal. Only the psychic fury of the Dark Archon will be able to shatter these profane mockeries of our power.

Executor, you must gather an elite force to provide an escort for the Dark Archon. We will feint an attack nearby to draw the enemy's defenses away from the area, but the rest is up to you. A single Arbiter will recall your force onto the surface of the planet, and from there you must weave your way through the remaining defenders to reach each crystal. Our Observers will maintain their position near you, but no other reinforcements are available.

En Taro Tassadar, Executor!

Game:

ZERATUL
Executor, the Observers near you have been able to triangulate the locations of the five false Khaydarin Crystals.

ZERATUL
While we cannot send you reinforcements on this mission, the Dark Archon can force Zerg units to aid you. Use Mind Control wisely. It could be the difference between success and failure.

ZERATUL
Executor, our decoy attack was successful, but we had to disengage before too many Protoss warrior lost their lives. You have approximately one hour before the Zerg defenders return.

ZERATUL
Executor, the destruction of this Crystal has thrown this Zerg Hive Cluster into a strange state of hibernation. Destroying the other Crystals should have a similar effect on their nearby Hives.


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Episode 4B: Turnabout

Mission Briefing:

Zeratul
Executor, I am aware that the High Templar find no honor in the prospect of assassination. However, the time has come to finally rid ourselves of an old enemy. To do so, you must rely upon the Dark Templar tenets of subterfuge and stealth.

The villainous Terran, Schezar, whom we have fought against in the past, has finally been found. We tracked him and his private army to an icy lair on the planet Braxis. Now we must settle our debt with him... in blood.

His combined Terran and Zerg forces are too strong for a frontal assault and that leaves us with a single dangerous option. You, along with a small covert force of Dark Templar, will be inserted as close to his base as we dare. After carefully making your way to his main compound, you must terminate him.

En Taro Tassadar.

Game:

ARBITER
Prepare for Insertion.

ARBITER
Insertion Complete

OBSERVER
Warning!
We have detected a heavily defended checkpoint just ahead...

ZERATUL
We have activated the frequency tracker; Schezar's location should appear on your scanners.

SCHEZAR
Wait! Don't kill me! You've destroyed my Mech, now hear me out!

SCHEZAR
I've done my share of dirty deeds. I won't kid about that. I even worked with that freak, Ulrezaj... But lately he's been goin' absolutely nuts!

SCHEZAR
If you let me live, I'll tell you everything you want to know about him! But first, you need to keep me from being silenced by the Zerg.

SCHEZAR
You can bet your scaly asses that they'll be huntin' for me now. Hell, I'll even let you command my troops if it helps our chances!


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Episode 5A: Showdown

Intro:

What has gone before...

At the same time that the UED was launching their massive assault against the Dominion capital of Augustgrad, a small Protoss force was sent to the Homeworld of Aiur. Their mission to secure three stasis cells that held the bodies of critically wounded Protoss war heroes went awry as several Dark Templar destroyed two of the stasis cells, and were captured mere moments before they could destroy the third. Led by the powerful and defiant Dark Templar, Ulrezaj, these traitors to Aiur were found guilty by the tribunal, but before their sentencing could be carried out, a strike force commanded by the Terran criminal Alan Schezar arrived. These invaders freed the Dark Templar from their imprisonment and nearly destroyed the Protoss base that housed them in the process.

During his escape, Ulrezaj stole a Khaydarin crystal and -- through the powerful psionic emanations from that crystal -- was tracked back to a Terran base on Korhal controlled by the sympathizer Alan Schezar. The Protoss criminals were nowhere to be found at the base, but Schezar did have a sizable contingent of Zerg there, controlling them through means unknown. The Protoss fleet sent to attack the Terran base was faced with a difficult choice: either flush out the base commander by destroying the Terran Command Centers and force him to divulge where Schezar and Ulrezaj had fled, or track down and reclaim the stolen Khaydarin crystal.

Some Protoss warriors chose to reclaim the stolen Khaydarin crystal and discovered that Ulrezaj had made five twisted copies of it. These warped Khaydarin crystals were tracked to the ash world of Char. On Char, a small assault group of elite Protoss warriors escorted a Dark Archon to each twisted crystal where the Dark Archon's psionic fury shattered the crystals. One can only guess what diabolic scheme he had planned for the crystals.

If you destroyed the warped Khaydarin Crystals then you should play episode 5a.

Other warriors elected to destroy the Command Centers and gain the location of the nefarious Alan Schezar from the base commander. A small group of assassins was then dispatched to Braxis with orders to terminate Alan Schezar. When the Dark Templar pierced the terran defenses and destroyed Schezar's Goliath, the unexpected happened and Schezar surrendered his forces and knowledge to the Protoss. Before Schezar was able to reveal what he knew, a large group of Zerg assaulted Schezar's base, but the combined Protoss and Terran forces were able to wipe out the nearby Zerg nests.

If you destroyed Schezar's Goliath and he joined your forces, then you should play episode 5b.

Mission Briefing:

Zeratul
It seems that while we were destroying the warped Khaydarin crystals, Ulrezaj and Schezar were hatching a second diabolical plot. They have positioned an orbital space station over Shakuras that emanates powerful energy waves which are disrupting our communications and draining our planet's energy shields.

Ulrezaj
I hope that my EMP device is not causing you discomfort, oh mighty Zeratul. I harbor no ill will towards you, specifically. I wish only to drive the foul Protoss of Aiur from our world. Their presence has brought nothing but misery and suffering to the Dark Templar, and now we coddle them to our breast. For so long as I draw breath, I will insure that Shakuras will remain free from their corruption.

Zeratul
I too, once held the same hatreds, but I have fought alongside our brethren from Aiur, Ulrezaj. They are as noble in spirit as we are. Set aside your anger and prejudice and accept that our race is finally united in peace.

Ulrezaj
The wounds they have inflicted upon us are beyond forgiveness, Zeratul, and such scars never truly heal. These Protoss will finally pay for their crimes in full. Schezar, commence the attack!

Schezar
Yes, Lord Ulrezaj! EMP device set to full power.

Zeratul
*sigh*

It seems that there shall be no compromises.

Executor, you must take your forces and destroy the EMP generator. The Templar inform me that the EMP generator only sends out pulses every ten minutes, so your troops will have time to recharge their shields after each activation. The EMP waves appear to have little effect on the shields of Ulrezaj's forces on his station, so you will be at a disadvantage until the generator is destroyed. You may very well find shield batteries of great help in your assault.

You must also find and destroy Ulrezaj's lieutenant, Schezar, and kill him. He has murdered many of our comrades. He must be made to pay for his crimes against our race.

Game:

*** EMP DEVICE ACTIVATED, OUR SHIELDS ARE DOWN ***

*** We have ten minutes until they can reactivate it ***

ZERATUL
With the destruction of the EMP device, our shields will stay functional. All that remains is to find and destroy Alan Schezar.

ZERATUL
That's the last we will see of Alan Schezar.

ZERATUL
With Schezar's death, the Terrans seem to have surrendered.


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Episode 5B: Dark Vengeance

Mission Briefing:

Zeratul
Finally, Alan Schezar, you stand before us. Your crimes against both our people and the Terrans are considerable. You know we cannot just..

Schezar
I know who I am, and I don't need any morality lessons from you. Ulrezaj paid me well to break him out of your prison and so I did. He was fairly reasonable for a Protoss, if not a bit fanatical. Yet, after he and his three cohorts merged together to become the Dark Archon, Ulrezaj's fanaticism became madness. He kept me surrounded by his Zerg and even rigged my Goliath to blow if I made so much as a move against him. Fortunately for me, one of your boys made a lucky shot and disabled the self-destruct mechanism before destroying the rest of my Goliath.

Zeratul
What does Ulrezaj plan?

Schezar
Well, my part of the plan was to bring the captured EMP device to the station that's orbiting Shakuras. Ulrezaj was going to disrupt your communications and shields with the EMP device, and use the chaos to drop his genetically enhanced Zerg upon Shakuras. He hoped that the Dark Templar would run and hide in their secret places, while the Templar from Aiur would be caught out in the open. Without the EMP device I imagine he will still follow though with the other half of the plan and drop his enhanced Zerg to run amok across your world.

Zeratul
He is mad!

Schezar
Yup, he sure is. He'll be bringing new Zerg onto his space station via a Warp Gate that's connected to his base on Char. Once the Zerg reach his space station he will be moving them to his genetics stations where the warped Khaydarin crystals will transform them into more powerful strains. They will be enhanced with so much Dark Templar energy, that they'll probably be able to resist the effects of the Xel'Naga temple on Shakuras.

Zeratul
You are beyond trusting, Schezar, but since our own forces are so diminished, we will need all the help we can get in order to stop Ulrezaj's mad plan. If you join your forces with ours we will merely banish you rather than execute you as many would like. I cannot imagine Ulrezaj would take you back into his fold after your betrayal here.

Schezar
True enough. My forces will join with yours for this assault and then I'll leave this blasted sector for good. I'm not feelin' very safe around here anymore.

Zeratul
Commence the attack, Executor. Bring the Khaydarin crystals back to your base to destroy them. Then when you have weakened the Zerg presence enough with the crystals' destruction, you can move in to destroy the Warp Gate itself.

Game:

ULREZAJ
Schezar, you are no longer of any use to me or my plans, and now you dare to help my hated enemy. Your time is at an end.

SCHEZAR
Ulrezaj, you bastard! I hope you rot in hell for this!

MARINE
He murdered the boss! Lets go get that crazy Dark Archon!

ZERATUL
Executor, our Observers have located the five warped crystals. You must bring back and destroy the crystals before Ulrezaj does unspeakable things to the Zerg here.

MARINE
Holy crap! That aint your average Zergling, Bob! That thing's a killer! Hope there aren't any more of them!


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Enslavers: Dark Vengeance Epilogue

Mission Briefing:

Artanis
Alan Schezar is dead and Ulrezaj's mad plans have been ground to dust under the heel of Protoss justice...

Peace has returned to the world of Shakuras where the united Protoss look forward to a shining future...

Yet, out beyond the twilight skies of Shakuras, the mad Archon, Ulrezaj, still hungers for revenge against the Templar...

and his hatred burns with more fury than any of the stars above...

End of Campaign

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Resurrection IV

Deception

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   * Deception

Resurrection IV

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   * Resurrection IV

MAP OF THE MONTH: DECEPTION

The notorious Kimeran Pirates decide to liberate dark secrets from a Confederate Science Facility.


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"DECEPTION"

Mission Briefing:

Captain Buzan

"Alright men, we've discovered a unique opportunity for pirates like ourselves to gain some rather valuable information."

Space Pirate

"Just how valuable is this information, Captain Buzan?"

Captain Buzan

"The kind of information that will buy us all a month of shore leave, gentlemen."

Space Pirate

"Let's hear the dirt."

Captain Buzan

"Your three man team will enter a Confederate science facility via our teleportation system. From the cargo bay you'll move through the facility to the laboratories and experimentation rooms grabbing whatever data you can hack from the main computer.

You'll be using computer terminals located in certain areas to accomplish this. Each terminal has restricted access to a different area of the central computer.

Since you'll be inside the installation for an extended period of time, we've made some modifications to your suits to assist in the infiltration."

Space Pirate

"New toys?"

Captain Buzan

"Yes, you're getting new toys.

Velichek rigged up a new reactor for your Personal Cloaking Field, and I've decided to let you use these special low energy Lockdown canister charges we stole recently.

Velichek tells me that with those two modifications your total energy usage will be drastically reduced.

Enjoy."

Space Pirate

"Very well Captain, we're ready when you are."

Captain Buzan

"Good, get down to the teleportation room after you've suited up.

Remember gentlemen, there is no profit to be had in killing civilians or security personnel. If you do your jobs perfectly, they'll never know that you were even there."

Space Pirate

"You ready Manic? How about you Twitch?"

Space Pirates

"Born ready!"

Game:

PIRATE
Alright Captain, we've made it aboard. Proceeding with the mission.

PIRATE
These Computer Terminals not only unlock doors, they also contain the information we're searching for. Keep an eye out for them.

PIRATE
Hey, you can lockdown these traps to prevent detection.

MORIK
Please, you have to help me escape. My name is Morik and they have been doing horrible experiments on me.

If you want to help me escape, there are computer terminals in the main laboratory that control the doors to these cells.

PIRATE
I can't figure this door out, maybe one of the prisoners is familiar with their security system.

DOOR OPENED
Zerg Test Subjects * Hack Undetected

FACILITY COMPUTER
PRIORITY ALERT : Zerg prisoners have escaped.
Repeat, Zerg prisoners have escaped."

DOOR OPENED
Protoss Test Subjects * Hack Undetected

FACILITY COMPUTER
PRIORITY ALERT : Protoss prisoners have escaped.
Repeat, Protoss prisoners have escaped."

MORIK
I'm free!

MORIK
KILL KILL KILL!!!

FACILITY COMPUTER
PRIORITY ALERT : Zerg and Protoss prisoners have escaped. Repeat, Zerg and Protoss prisoners have escaped.

PIRATE
We'll never catch up to Morik, maybe freeing him was a bad idea.

MEDICAL SCIENTIST
Oh, you appear to be injured, let me help you.

MEDICAL SCIENTIST
I'm sorry, I've used all my equipment up already.

PIRATE
That... That can't be...

PIRATE
Captain Buzan, we've been running into heavy opposition. We need backup.

CAPTAIN BUZAN
Alright, we'll send you some help, just don't get the girl killed. She's not equipped for stealth missions.

SHADOW PIRATE
I'm waiting...

PIRATE
This place is falling apart, I bet Morik has some hand in this.

CAPTAIN BUZAN
Something knocked out all the transponders on the station so we can't get a lock on you. Go to the docking bay in the southwest corner.

PIRATE
Geeze this place is heavily guarded, did they know we were coming?

PIRATE
An energy recharging station...

PIRATE
Another energy recharging station...

PIRATE
Captain, can you read me? Can you transport us off from here?

CAPTAIN BUZAN
That's a negative, all the transponders have been destroyed. We'll have to physically remove you from the ship.

PIRATE
What's going on here, did they know we were coming?

CAPTAIN BUZAN
Impossible, no one can track the Kimera, let alone realize that we had teleported you in. I would have to say that the first explosions were what alerted them. I can recharge your suits from here, but you'll have to get to the Kimera to escape. Now move!"

PIRATE
What killed all these guards?

PIRATE
Oh...

PIRATE
We're almost there.

PIRATE
The engineering bay is trashed, no one can stop it now.

PIRATE
Morik, did you cause the core to overheat?

MORIK
No, why would I do that? Come on, call in your ship, we have to get out of here.

PIRATE
Captain Buzan, come in, we've reached the docking bay.

CAPTAIN BUZAN
I see you, stay on the edge and I'll do a quick pick-up. Wait, who's your friend there?

PIRATE
His name is Morik, apparently he was held prisoner by the scientists here and injected with Zerg genetic material. He's a little batty, but he seems okay.

CAPTAIN BUZAN
Hmm... Prepare for pick-up.

DOWNLOADED DATA FILE
"Offspring of Infested Humans."

DOWNLOADED DATA FILE
"Zerg/Human Genome Manipulation."

DOWNLOADED DATA FILE
"Biomechanics - Data Transfer From Brain Cells To Terabyte Holodrives."

DOWNLOADED DATA FILE
"Case Study - Dark Templar Cloaking Fields."

DOWNLOADED DATA FILE
"The Origin Of The Species."

DOWNLOADED DATA FILE
"Advanced Combat Training: Hiten Mitsurugi Ryu."

DOWNLOADED DATA FILE
"Saving Human Mental Faculties In
Zerg/Human Hybridization Experiments."

DOWNLOADED DATA FILE
"Biological Energy Weapon Limb Replacement Technology."

DOWNLOADED DATA FILE
"Reanimation Using Zerg Infestation Techniques."

DOWNLOADED DATA FILE
"Polarity Shifting Energy Shields Using Battlecruiser Technology."

DOWNLOADED DATA FILE
"Mecha Unit Skullder 001 Design and Specifications."

DOWNLOADED DATA FILE
"Maintaining Discipline In Rampant AI."

DOWNLOADED DATA FILE
"Manipulating Tau Particles Into Stable Orbits."

DOWNLOADED DATA FILE
"Utilizing Dragoon Technology For Human Reconstruction."


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Raynor and Taldarin bonus mission. Inject infested Stukov with the Nanotech Serum.

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"RESURRECTION IV"

Mission Briefing:

Raynor
Well, Artanis, you called and I came. What's the haps?

Artanis
Impetuous as ever I see. Your quick response honors me Captain Raynor. This is a time of great danger for both our people. Our old nemesis, Admiral Stukov, has returned to finish his original plans.

Raynor
I've heard the rumors.

Artanis
As you are well aware, Admiral Stukov was infested by the Zerg Cerebrate Kaloth. The Cerebrate's cells regenerated Stukov's own, bringing him back to life. Now he lords over his own secret Brood.

Raynor
We weren't the best of friends, but I know Stukov was an honorable man. I can't believe he'd ever sell out to the Zerg!

Artanis
Come now. I know you, of all your people, are not that naïve.

Raynor
So, we are gonna go down and kill him, is that it?

Artanis
No. Infact we have devised a way to save him. Our scouts have tracked Stukov to his base of operations on the wold of Braxis. Our scientists have developed a radical Nanotech Serum, capable of neutralizing the Zerg's evolutionary virus.

Artanis
If you can find Stukov and inject with the Nanites, we believe it will reverse his infestation.

Raynor
Hell, sounds worth a try. Will I be getting some back up from Zeratul or am I playing lone wolf?

Artanis
Praetor Taldarin will accompany you. He is one of our greatest warriors and I am sure his experience will aid you greatly, as it has in the past.

Raynor
Great, I get to hang with the old-timer. Alright Artanis, when do we begin?

Artanis
As soon as you are ready. En Taro Tassadar.

Game:

JIM RAYNOR
So, Taldarin, I never did get to ask you. What's yer story?

TALDARIN
Three millennia ago, I fought alongside the mighty Adun. Wounded in battle, my body was kept in Stasis for several thousand years.

TALDARIN
When the Dragoon exo-skeleton was created, I was one of the first.

JIM RAYNOR
Wait, Adun? As in 'En Taro Adun..' that guy? Damn… well in that case, old-timer, I'm glad yer along for the ride!

TALDARIN
I am honored to fight at your side once again James Raynor, we should be on our way. Stukov should be in the Northeast.

MARINE
Lets wax 'em!

CIVILIAN
Wait, I can help. I can drive a tank and I know where to get one.

JIM RAYNOR
Alright, we could use a good tank driver.

TALDARIN
It is fortunate that Stukov is not yet at his full power. There wretched creatures are not a potent as they could be.

ARCHON
En Taro Adun, Taldarin.

SKULLDER UNIT 01
Thanks for the rescue. The assault was impossible but I had to try something on my own. With you as backup I should be able to break in.

JIM RAYNOR
Riiiiiiight...

TALDARIN
Is arrogance installed at birth in all humans?

JIM RAYNOR
Come on, we gotta make our play for the station.

GOLAITHS
Stukov is crazy! Get us out of this lousy outfit.

TALDARIN
This appears to be the entrance. However, it is heavily fortified. We should seek an alternative route.

DARK TEMPLAR
Thank you for saving us oh mighty Taldarin. We will fight by your side until our days have come to an end.

JIM RAYNOR
A Teleport pad. Looks like a backdoor boys.

TALDARIN
If we choose this path we best move unseen.

TERRAN COMPUTER
Security system for sector 7-B has been deactivated.

TERRAN COMPUTER
Plasma field disabled.

SGT. BUD MORRIS
Good to see you Jim, I knew you'd come through.

JIM RAYNOR
Still playing with fire I see...

ARCHON
Finally, I taste freedom. Yet, I have become unworthy since my capture. I should have died in battle.

TALDARIN
Yes, but you may yet make amends.

TERRAN COMPUTER
Security system for sector 9-A has been deactivated.

JIM RAYNOR
There's Stukov, get him!

ALEXI STUKOV
Now you will taste the vengeance of the New Swarm. Destroy them!!!!

ALEXI STUKOV
Release me! You know nothing of what-

MEDIC
Injecting... Nanite cellular reconstruction initiated commander.

ALEXI STUKOV
NO! You will not wrest me from The Swarm! I will... We will... NOOO!

JIM RAYNOR
Take it easy Admiral. Just let it all happen….

ALEXI STUKOV
Raynor! You… you poor simple child. You will never understand what I have lost. The clarity...gone...

ALEXI STUKOV
Even now they begin to turn against me. We must leave. I know a way.

JIM RAYNOR
Alright, let's get immediate evac!

TERRAN COMPUTER
NEW MISSION OBJECTIVES: Bring Raynor, Taldarin and Stukov to the dropship.

TERRAN COMPUTER
Praetor Artanis, you may purify Braxis when ready. 

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