"We destroyed the protective forces of this colony : this human colony is ours!"
[few days later]
"We lost 1/4th of our soldiers in ambush in the city and in the wood, half of our soldiers are sick because the food and water stock are poisoned AND all of our communication devices got destroyed..." -- Anon Guest
Everyone agreed. It was a very nice planet.
The Cho'vith wanted it enough to bomb a few extant settlements and encourage whatever lived there that somewhere else was the place to be. They should have been alarmed that the immediate reaction from the colonists was to set their own encampments on fire and vanish into the shrubbery. They should have worried about where they had gone. They should have checked what species the previous colonists were.
They really should have known better.
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