Return of the Krohndahkyr

Prologue

Once upon a time, on a planet called Earth, an alien race known as the Krohndahkyr landed in the dense woods. They emerged from their sleek, silver spaceship and began to survey their surroundings. The tall trees and lush vegetation were unlike anything they had ever seen before.

The Krohndahkyr were a peaceful race, but they knew they had to be careful on this new planet. They needed a secret base where they could conduct research and study the strange new life forms that inhabited Earth. So, they set to work, using their advanced technology to quickly dig an underground base deep beneath the forest floor.

As they dug, they discovered that the soil was rich in minerals and had the perfect conditions for their crops to thrive. They were pleased to find that Earth could be a suitable new home for their people. They worked diligently, building labs and living quarters, and soon their underground base was complete.

The Krohndahkyr then decided to venture out and explore their new home. They put on their protective suits and stepped out of their spaceship. They were amazed by the sights and sounds of the forest. They saw strange creatures like deer, bears, and squirrels. They also came across a small stream, which they knew would be a vital source of water for their base.

As the days passed, the Krohndahkyr continued to explore the surrounding area and study the life forms that lived there. They took samples and conducted experiments, eager to learn more about this new planet. They were determined to live in peace and harmony with the inhabitants of Earth, and they knew that with their advanced technology, they could make the planet a better place for all.

Their mission was secret and kept from human knowledge, and as they went on with their work underground they also worked on ways to communicate and understand earth’s nature and inhabitants. They were sure they would be able to find ways to coexist and help each other to thrive in their own way.

But, as we all know, this is not how the story will endโ€ฆ


Briefing

Greetings, Special Agent K.

I assume you remember our previous encounters with the Krohndahkyr? They had some shenanigans on planet earth during “Intergalactic Warfare”. Well, they are back apparently.

Our friends in Area 51 reported Krohndahkyr spaceships landing in the Amazon rain forest yesterday morning. As we know, their once peaceful intentions turned sour after meeting early humans settlers many years ago. They have been recorded through early history to have collaborated with humans on certain projects. Sometimes getting in the way of Klumgongyn and his species.

This time however, they are back with ill intentions. The ships were identifies as Space Marine landing craft, not research ships like we usually see. Unfortunately, the US Spaceforce isn’t up for combat tasks yet. At least not of this kind.

Luckily the government of Brazil has found their marines more than willing to take on some aliens in their backyard. General Rodriguez mentioned “If it bleeds, we can kill it”. I can’t help but wonder why that phrase sounds familiar.

Anyway, your task today is to translate this ancient text we’ve found near one of their old underground bunkers, also found in the Amazons. We believe it to be a gift of great significance they once tried to give the early humans they encountered. It’s our hope that translating these texts provides insight as to “why” the relationship with humans turned sour.

As always, Special Agent K. The Contract is yours, if you choose to accept.


Materials and Answer Instruction

Password instruction for flagfile, using the full name in English: name-of-author-name-of-the-text

Sample password: emma-lazarus-the-new-colossus

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