The alarms blared as the sound of running was heard down the corridor of the ship, as crew members started running by with an over head voice was heard. “Intruder alert, all personnel search every inch of this space colony and make sure this intruder doesn’t leave alive.” The voice said in anger as the crew had various weapons, from blasters, to some futuristic looking weapons. One stopped for a second and peeked out the window, The man was clad in white armor, with streaks of blue going down different parts of it, but they were dim, as if being able to do much more. In his hands was a spear, with a long silver handle, and light splotches of yellow around it, to match the colors of the colony, which were white, yellow and blue, this not including the black floors. At the tip of his weapon was a metallic looking spearhead, but it had grooves and notches in it, which meant that it wasn’t your typical weapon.. Outside was the vast distance of space, stars everywhere around their little colony in the stars. The year was 20X0 and they had sent some people to space, to see how they would fare in a colony, especially with how the world known as Earth wasn’t going to be eternal.
Lo and Behold outside, the crew member saw a ship hovering above one of the colony bays, that must be the intruders ship, that is where he was heading. He gave an affirmed nod with his helmet covering his identity as he made a run for it to try and cut the intruder off at the impasse. The intruder was none other than a chubby lion man named Sooty, a tall white lion with a yellow main and an orangish goatee. He was sneaking around to the best of his abilities as he wasn’t the best at what he did, Sooty was notorious for being what was known as a ‘Poor Merc’ amongst the crews in space, a term handed only to those who were not trained. Sooty panted a bit as he slid down to sit behind some crates as the footsteps marched past him as he gently moved his weapon to sit on his lap so he could be ready.
Sooty pulled the weapon from its encasing to show a cutlass, the blade a midnight black with splotches of red around it that made it look like it was on fire. The hand guard was a solid gold and looked neatly crafted, and the handle shared the same midnight black but with splotches of gold instead of red. It was a very dignified looking weapon and by how he handled it, it was clearly a good weapon for fighting. Sooty glanced up to make sure the coast was clear before he stood with a sigh of relief, the alarms blaring didn’t help ease him to much as he silently began running, trying to avoid any and all contact as he opened the bag around his waist, pulling out the treasure he was making off with.
It was a type of crystal, almost clear and see through, kind of similar to that of a diamond and how it would look naturally. It was smooth in the lion's hands, and it was easily slipped around his fingers due to the fur and it's clear smooth surface having little friction to one another. “Such a beautiful treasure, I am glad I chose here to heist. Now to just escape with it and I can probably sell this for a pretty penny.” Sooty silently spoke to himself as he kept walking, heading down to the bay where his escape ship was waiting for him, the pilot trying their best to keep it mostly out of danger as they patiently waited for Sooty, the helmeted pilot getting impatient and antsy as the ship was looked at by the colony’s groups of soldiers.
As Sooty walked, he heard footsteps continue to fade as they went in an entirely different direction as he laughed. “Idiots, this might be the first time I successfully pull off a heist without some screw ups to hinder me. That’ll be a first after how badly the last few went.” He laughed still as he walked, making sure to avoid the cameras around the base, surprised by how many there were around. “Man, you’d think in a place with this many guards they wouldn’t be too worried about cameras. Do they not trust their citizens?” he wondered as he got to the impasse and carefully opened the doors with a hacking drive he was given by the pilot, it immediately opened and bypassed any doors.
He smiled at it opening and nodded as he rushed in, thinking he had made a quick escape as he looked around carefully, seeing the entry point he used in the distance still not shut, running towards it finally. As he got closer, someone from above sneered angrily as they held an electric lance in their hands, and their armor sparked a bit with a blue looking light coming off of parts of it. “Halt! By order of the grand council!” He yelled as he jumped down and landed in front of the access way, blocking Sooty’s path as he aimed his staff outward and spun it around in his hand before aiming the tip at Sooty and glared. “You won’t be leaving here alive with that gem you dastard!” He said with fury in his voice.
“Hmm, you are quite the gutsy soldier, planning to fight a prepared Mercenary. Look man ,I am just doing a job, so why don’t you kindly just back off before I have to strike you down.” Sooty said, really trying to avoid a fight as he held his Cutlass in his paws to make sure the guard knew that he wasn’t going to just hand it over. The guard growled a bit and shook his head, and without any second thoughts, readied his weapon and pressed a button, the spear tip transforming into a multi pronged weapon, almost like a trident. This caught Sooty off guard and jumped back in shock. “I see how it is then, I guess I have no choice but to fight. I don’t wish to kill you but if you try to stop me from finishing the job I just might.”
Sooty smirked as he threw off the casing of his sword and ran at the man, a resolve now set in his eyes to take this gem and escape. He swung his cutlass down, and was shockingly predictable as the Guard sneered and leapt back, plunging the trident into the man's hand, making him gasp, not from pain but more surprise as he quickly pulled back and growled, his hands didn’t show any signs of blood, the guard now taken aback by this development as he realized that he didn’t have natural hands anymore. The guard made a note of that as he knew now where he had to aim, swinging now at Sooty, but instead of trying to hit him, a bolt of lightning fired out and flew right as Sooty, the lion gasping and quickly running at it as the guard and pilot both stared in shock! “What is that idiot doing!?” The pilot said in shock.
Instead of taking the blast head-on like the two though he was, he quickly fell to both knees and slid across the pitch black polished runway and smirked as he swung his sword, grazing the mans armor as he stumbled back and grunted as he grabbed where it sliced, his stomach. Thankfully is only hit a small part of skin and nothing vital was struck. He growled and quickly leapt into the air and swung the trident down hard, Sooty gulping as his orange eyes went wide as he fell to the floor and quickly rolled to the side, the trident landing in the ground as Sotty smirked and used that to his advantage. He placed both his palms on the floor and swiftly lunged himself forward, his feet kicking into the man's stomach, getting a vocal gasp and a grunt as he flew back, letting go of his trident and landing hard against the runway floor, nearly falling off one of the sides to his head as Sooty got up.
“I won't let you leave!” He yelled as he immediately got up and his helmet was splitting and shattering, pieces falling off from the impact he made with the floor, as he pulled a knife out a slot in his armor and yelled out almost feral like as he lunged at Sooty. “You dastard! You can’t ruin this for us, that gem is to precious. I WON’T LET YOU TAKE IT!” He yelled and swung rapidly as he ran at Sooty, the man gasping and stepping back trying to dodge the knife as best he can, panicking now as his poor merc side was showing, suddenly losing any ideas he may have had. Sooty was in a panic and without thinking he made a run right past the man, the pilot yelling out in surprise at how risky that was. The guard shouted loudly and with surprising energy as he swung the knife at him, Sooty jumping some, accidently getting his leg into range of the man as the knife cut, but not into skin, instead ripping into his pants and going upwards past his waist, missing his skin entirely.
Sooty took a few deep breaths and panted softly as he started running again after landing, not immediately realizing what had happened as he ran and suddenly something felt like it was missing, the guard now staring in shock as right at his feet was Sooty’s lower clothing, torn right off his body like paper. Sooty looked down and gasped as he immediately covered his front, the guard staring at the chubby lions big backside, surprised how large it was. Sooty growled at the man and slowly limped off trying to keep himself covered as he now tried to hide his backside. The guard growled and threw the knife to try and get one fatal hit in, praying for a miracle as it barely grazed past Sooty, the Lion quickly getting to the pad under his ship and being transported up, the guard letting out one last energetic and furious yell as the ship was sent into hyperdrive and blasted off into the distance, leaving the guard there with the mans clothing.
Sooty panted a bit and carefully made his way to the cockpit as the pilot was putting his ship into autopilot as he turned to Sooty, a look of disbelief on his face, his helmet now off showing a crimson furred fox man. “What were you thinking? That bold could’ve killed you had you been any slower. And the man ripped your pants clean off without hesitating because you ran past him! You are insane Soots.” He said, his voice lingering with shock and disbelief but also relief as he nodded and smiled as Sooty just silently handed him the bag. “At least we got it. Now let's get back to Unerios, the client is waiting for this.”
Sooty nodded and smirked as he finally had a successful mission despite what had happened. He happily sat down and breathed a sigh of relief at everything. “Let's get this sold. The sooner we get our money the better. Don’t try to rip me off this time.” He joked and laughed as the fox chuckled and rolled his eyes.
“Fine, Only if you will put on some pants. Or did you forget?” The fox asked and smirked, Sooty’s face went crimson red before he shot up from the chair and covered up once more, running to his cabin in the ship, embarrassment lingering on him now as the fox relaxed and stared off into the void of space, relacing at how peaceful it looked.