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Note: This is a plot in progress. More will be added as time goes on. Also, this is paraphrased and put into the form of a tragedy.

Act 1

Teague's downfall begins.

Scene 1

It all started in Valskyr. Teague was being his usual impatient, doer self, except he was acting a little too suicidal for some improbable reason. Xela, a friend of Teague's, had to tell him not to be suicidal. Things went fairly normally... with Ada, a friend of Xela, having to deal with stepping on a rusty nail and Teague mining up a ton of iron ore, until they got down into the pit within the mine they were exploring.

Then the troll came. It was not easy for Teague, Xela, and Ada to kill it, but they eventually managed to kill it together. But not before it damaged Teague's jetpack, nor without giving Teague a scare and causing him to worry about having such a strong opponent... after all, the majority of island monsters were easy for him to kill at this point.

After helping the others up, Teague found himself sitting by the pile of ore he collected, shaken from having faced such a tough opponent. He decided to go off back to Mobile Base Alpha, the robot base he helped create, to deposit all that iron ore he mined.

Scene 2

Things went smoothly when Teague got back with all the ore. The robots there were certainly pleased--it wasn't that often they got a ton of iron ore, rather than having to process and recycle metal from the Scrapyard. And so was Kex, Mobile Base Alpha's head engineer.

What happened next seemed somewhat normal at the time. Teague decided he needed to make some more robots, so he made 5 Rocketeers--robots with jetpacks--while the iron ore was being smelted into iron bars. The two events that followed were anything but normal for Teague.

The first event was Teague ordering two of those Rocketeers to follow him for guard duty. Sure, this was a little odd, considering Teague didn't do this before... but they were designed to protect others, so none of the robots considered this particularly odd.

The second event did stand out as odd to the robots. Teague refused to leave the base for a few gamedays. Worried about Teague, Kex urged Teague to go socialize. After a bit of arguing about the subject, with Kex picking up that Teague wanted to make sure he was safe, Teague decided to go.

He explored nearly every outpost and found nobody there until he visited New Pittsburg.

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Once in New Pittsburg, Teague did notice Zuse and a few of his friends talking. He would've joined in the conversation, but it seemed like an important one, one that he'd best stay out of. He didn't see a problem just listening in, with none of those talking to each other appearing to notice, or to care. They were talking about some guy's history, and Teague missed out on the middle part of the guy's history. Teague didn't know then, but he concluded later the guy was Osiris from a previous encounter, and that Zuse was Zuse.

Teague also noticed the zombies were starting to get stirred up, so while he listened to the conversation about Osiris and his history, he sent the Rocketeers over to the Jungle to thin out the monster's ranks. And after that happened, Osiris snuck in and started to listen to the conversation himself. The others didn't notice at first, but they eventually did notice Osiris hiding up there, first WindRapier, then Erical, then Teague, then Zuse. WindRapier raised a wind shield around all but Teague, and Teague couldn't help but look at the rooftop Osiris was apparently hiding behind and think about how his head was a big open target with his helmet off. That turned out to be true later.

Osiris ran out of the outpost after being spotted, but soon afterwards the Rocketeers came back... and one of them apparently spotted Osiris. Meanwhile, Teague, Zuse, and company headed out of the outpost, leaving Chickenbone Jones behind. He was there the entire time.

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Scene 5

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Act 2

Bad things start to happen to Teague... and he starts trying harder to prevent them. Meanwhile... there are others who start to take notice.

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It was a normal hunt for monsters in the jungle except for one thing: Teague had a Rocketeer with him. Besides that and the two of them chatting with each other, Teague was still killing monsters left and right, the way contestants with many DKs under their belt could, and the Rocketeer had some trouble killing monsters with only a Bolt Pistol and Chainsword, but it did manage to kill a few, even with Teague outpacing him.

Maybe if they hadn't been talking they wouldn't have drawn the attention of an entire pack of Panthzers to themselves. The resulting battle severely damaged Teague's armor and took out his jetpack, with only his enhanced fortitude as a space marine allowing him to get out of there alive. The rocketeer he was with wasn't so lucky, and couldn't take all the heavy cannon fire directed at it. Kex had to list it as Killed in Action later.

Teague disregarded the Medical Tent to go get the medical attention of some medics he was more comfortable with: The medicbots at Mobile Base Alpha. And while he was there, he figured he could get his armor repaired too.

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When Teague entered the base following being mauled and nearly killed by a pack of panthzers... he was secretly unnerved. He did his best not to show it, but even the bravest contestant would be at least a little scared after such an event. But Teague getting unnerved wasn't the big problem here: It was the robots getting unnerved.

Seeing your leader trodding into the outpost, armor cracked and broken to where it's nearly useless, with many grievous wounds, each one that would be fatal to a human... That's enough to worry anyone with an ounce of logical sense. And the robots had plenty of that to go around. Naturally, they got Teague patched up and his armor repaired quickly, but secretly the thought on there minds was "What if this happens again?" And the KIA Rocketeer only added to their worries.

However, even as it was the less significant problem, Teague being unnerved by the attack was still a problem. He was going to bring as many robots as he could fit into a Land Raider, a rolling fortress, and drive that around from outpost to outpost. With Vindicators and Predators as escorts. And a few more Razorbacks with some robots in them. In fact, it's safe to say he was planning to bring half his army, and half his arsenal of tanks, too. But by this time, Future Teague noticed what was going on with his past self. More specifically, the memories involved. He wanted to stop a bad outcome.

So Future Teague advised his past self that a bigger group meant that more monsters would attack it, and strongly urged Teague not to bring his whole army with him. To Future Teague's credit, Teague did decide to only bring two golems: an Iron Gunner Golem and a Faux-Crete Rocket Golem. However, Future Teague didn't manage to calm Teague's apparent worries about his own security, as Teague proceeded to look from outpost to outpost for something that would protect him from such a thing.

And all of the robots at the base that were worried (which was all of them), Kex was the most worried, and took the most notice...

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Future Teague could remember what his past self did as soon as he did it... but that didn't necessarily mean that he would. He had to be actively thinking about what was going on with his past self in order to access those new memories. And as he drifted into Kittania, doing just that, he felt very dejected. His past self was getting himself into a lot of trouble, and he knew it. There was a girl that wanted to swing on Future Teague's cannon like she once wanted to before... but Future Teague wasn't in the mood, and simply moved his cannon barrel upwards. The girl left after she found out what was wrong.

Looking for some sort of consolation regarding his past self's current fate, he floated over to Fredrick and Vahelle for advice. And started telling his past self's story under the guise of him being another person whose life "took a right turn towards hell". Up to where he was at during the present. Fredrick was completely lost, but Vahelle suggested simply talking to his past self. She suggested that even after Future Teague explained he was Teague's future self. Future Teague left the outpost afterwards, comforted that at least somebody knew what was going on.

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