The following material has been declassified and authorized for public release by direct order of Commanding General, US Colonial Marine Corps Command, MSF Sol – Barreto Station, L-4 Earth-Lunar system. Further documents remain under review for declassification and release.
Mission Reports in audio recording form.
Book 1: Clipped Wings
After Corporal Skye Larkins’ copilot is killed, his replacement challenges Larkins’ view of herself, and her abusive sergeant begins to push her to her limits, Larkins finds herself trapped in a downward spiral that threatens her place in the Marines as well as her mental stability.
Book 2: Crash Course
When Daniel Spunkmeyer is accepted into training to become a member of a Reconnaissance In Force Team, he has no idea his path will be a road of ups and downs, evoking every emotion from the joy of making his first true friend, to the rage of dealing with a brutal instructor who will accept nothing less than perfection, and the desperation of trying to escape his own troubled past.
Book 3: Bleeding Heart
A year and a half after being removed from her Reconnaissance In Force Team, Skye Larkins is still struggling to adjust to life as a flight instructor. As she tries to mold her life to fit the dream of training young Marines to be the best pilots they can be, she’s faced with the challenges of a partner instructor who doesn’t seem to understand her methods, trainees who can’t measure up to her standards, and the dangers of her own mind.
Book 4: White Noise
What should have been a routine assignment is marred with disaster for Corporal Dwayne Hicks. Following the suicides of two Marines and the introduction of a new Marine into his unit, Hicks begins to have serious doubts about his abilities as a leader, and those doubts could morph into something that puts his career and the lives of his fellow Marines at risk.
Book 5: Boreal Nightmare
A mission to a frozen forested planet tests RIFT Private First Class Mark Drake’s patience and forces him to think about his potential for redemption when the planet’s inhabitants take an interest in him.
Book 6: Gray Hearts
Although he wants to put the events on Gateway behind him, Drake finds himself dealing with the possibility of having post-traumatic stress after Hudson is exposed to the toxic silver flower used in a Weyland-Yutani research project.
Additional Files Awaiting Declassification
By order of the Commanding General, US Colonial Marine Corps Command, all additional mission reports and personal accounts of Marine personnel involved in encounters with Xenomorph Species XX121 remain classified as Top Secret-Sensitive Compartmentalized Information, pending further review and censorship.
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SECTIONS 793 AND 794, THE TRANSMISSION OR REVELATION
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approval of Commanding General, US Colonial Marine Corps
Command, MSF Sol – Barreto Station, L-4 Earth-Lunar system.
DEPARTMENT OF THE COLONIAL MARINE CORPS
UNITED STATES COLONIAL MARINE CORPS SECURITY BOARD
COLONIAL MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON
JULY 27, 2179