Journalistic Pursuit

A journalist went down to Ragol.

Client
Nol, Journalist
Quest
It's my duty to report what's on Ragol. Take me with you.
Reward
1200 Meseta

Pioneer 2 city

Nol
Are you a Hunter? Hi, I'm Nol Rinale, a journalist. Have you seen the online news on Pioneer 2? That's my job. Oh, don't worry about these clothes. I seek the truth. And I want to be able to let everyone know the truth. Information's controlled by the government. We journalists are just given information to broadcast to the public. A long time ago, there was "newspaper" media. It was a daily report of the truth that journalists collected. I envy the old days. I know there's a way to Ragol via a transporter. Access is restricted. No, I don't want to disclose it. I just want to go to Ragol. What is Ragol like? Was there really an explosion? Does Pioneer 1 exist at all? I want to see the truth with my own eyes. Please go with me. The government wants to restrict the media. They try to monitor us. That's the reason why I'm wearing these clothes... a disguise. But I don't know how to fight battles! It's your job to guard me! Got it? Well, first, I want to check the Central Dome out. Please take me around the Central Dome.

Nol joins you.

Soldier
A journalist is working around here without permission. This area is restricted. [NAME], please let us know if you see a suspicious person.

Forest 1

Cross room 3.

Nol
I'd never have guessed! The native animals on Ragol are vicious!

Approach the door to room 6.

Nol
This is the residential area, isn't it? This area here? What happened to the people living here? What are these animals?

Cross room 7.

Nol
There were rumors that a huge explosion occured, but there's no marks. Something's weird here.

Forest 2

Nol
It's scary... Don't you think so? The people on Pioneer 1 must have started to settle down here. But we haven't met anyone yet. Nobody lives here now!

Approach the corridor going to room 7.

Nol
Hey, look! Can you see that input device for weather observation? If it works, perhaps we can access the main computer here! [camera slowly turns to terminal]

Cross room 8.

Nol
(...breath...) I came here to discover the truth, but... but... I'm confused...

If you activated the switch and are in front of the door to room 5, Nol speaks.

Nol
Central Dome...! If there was explosion, why aren't there any signs? A lot of people were living there! What happened to them? Was everybody... involved in the accident...? All of them...?

Access the terminal.

Nol
Does it still work?
Terminal
"Accessing Pioneer 1..." "Access denied."
Nol
It works, but we can't enter the main computer on Pioneer 1 with it. How about local data? ...... ...... ...... Everything was working OK until IT happened. Every log ends at the same exact time.
Terminal
"Accessing computer..." "Access denied."

Go away from the terminal.

Nol
...... Hey, [NAME]... That's enough. Your job is complete. Why? Well... because... I think I saw the truth. I saw a lot of monsters. No marks of an explosion. No survivors. I wanted to report the truth to Pioneer 2, but I changed my mind. I'm pretty frightened now. I'm scared. People on Pioneer 2 already feel uneasy about the situation. I don't want to give them any more anxieties. Maybe something's hidden ahead. I don't think I should find out... I'm too scared to know. That's why I decided to stop here. It's all over. Can you bring me back to Pioneer 2?

A telepipe appears.

Pioneer 2 city

Approach the Hunter's Guild.

Nol
I think it's a good time to call it quits now. I must return to the residential area before they find us. I really appreciate you helping me out. Don't forget to visit the counter at the Hunter's Guild.

Nol leaves you.

Soldier
A journalist is operating around here without permission. This area is restricted. [NAME], please let us know if you see a suspicious person. But personally, I'd like to know what's happening on Ragol.

Claim your reward.

Narrator
You've been awarded 1200 Meseta.

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