A victory was won and the city of Oliver Notes survived the Vagans genocidal attack on the civilian population. However, the defense and organization of the forces is very far from the ideal when Flit Asuno was still commanding the Earth Federation Forces. Now a retiree, he has to be put in his place as he tries to boss his way around, bending the Federation Forces to his will in giving Kio and the AGE 3 Gundam backup support.
You get an obsolete ship (It’s the ancient Diva, fighting another fight), with a captain given a battlefield promotion as a joke/out of spite, and a crew of misfits and losers. This is how you’ll have to fight this war, Flit, and you’re not calling the shots anymore. Good thing the Abis MS Team seems to be filled with able/veteran personnel.
And yes, you got the heir of the Madornas working the AGE System.
This yielded a super gun which should be just under the power level of the Diva’s photon cannon, safe enough to use in the atmosphere. It’s a great touch how long it takes for an MS powerplant, even if it’s a Gundam, to charge such a weapon. Still, it was more than enough to hose the Vagan capital ship. Straight out of cryo-sleep Zeheart loses his first battle, and Kio gets to beat an X-Rounder AND shoot down a Vagan capital ship in his first fight.
How’s that to start a career?
Sure he got lots of help, but this is all according to plan (except the crew and commander of the Diva) as far as Flit is concerned. It’s funny how Zeheart made the mistake of standing in front of his capital ship, making his evasion’s success a lethal mistake at the expense of his ship. This is precisely what gave Asem’s first space battle less than full marks. At some point he put the Diva in danger this way.
Asunos 9999, Galettes 0
Who’s counting anyway? I’m sure the score won’t matter when Zeheart gets reunited with Asem. That’s for later. For now I think I’ll enjoy the story of our young captain forced into this terrible role with the worst of resources in a losing war.