The Hepplewhite, a Cappelan Free Merchant?

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jedion357
February 5, 2014 - 12:23pm
CFM are group of independent merchants that banded together to compete with and fight off mega corp bullying.

If the Hepplewhite ship is a small independent company working on Volturnus then it could be a possibility for them to be a CFM affiliate.

PCs could be a CFM hired investigation team...

Hhmmm sounds like a mission for the crew of the Venture.

The Venture happens to be in system and was suppose to meet with the Hepplewhite to tranship cargo/passengers? but the Hepplewhite is missing. Since the Hepplewhite is a fellow CF merchant the crew of the Venture, being the only other CFM merchant present are duty bound to investigate.

I might not be a dralasite, vrusk or yazirian but I do play one in Star Frontiers!
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rattraveller
February 11, 2014 - 7:29am
It could be that the Hepplewhite group run the seldom seen or talked about system ships and that they were transported cargo from a ship in space to the planet. Then something went horribly wrong accidentally or deliberately.
Sounds like a great job but where did you say we had to go?

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iggy
February 11, 2014 - 9:20am
I can see plenty of interstellar ships only moving the cargo to a system and then letting local system ships move the cargo planet side and to planets off the beaten path of the jump routes.
-iggy

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TerlObar
February 11, 2014 - 12:21pm
iggy wrote:
I can see plenty of interstellar ships only moving the cargo to a system and then letting local system ships move the cargo planet side and to planets off the beaten path of the jump routes.

On New Pale the locals are New Pale Red Box Haulers.  Headquartered out of Simeon's Rest. Smile They carry cargo to and from orbit or point to point on the planet. 
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iggy
February 11, 2014 - 2:14pm
@TerlObar.  I think that last note fits well in the tidbits thread.
-iggy

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TerlObar
February 11, 2014 - 3:45pm
You're right, it does.  I shall post it there.  It's straight out of my OE game.
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