The commander sat in the captain's seat of the ship. The Repentance was the flagship of the Soldiers of Fire. They could not afford to undertake the mission travelling in the Repentance. The key to this was to be inconspicuous. Soldiers of Fire involvement should not be known.
No, it must not be known, Xavi thought to himself. He watched the images from the cargo hold displayed on the screen before him. The necessary equipment was being loaded into the ship. A lone mobile suit sat awkwardly in the bay.
The Light Hazel was not built to hold mobile suits. Modifications were made to allow easier maintenance and repairing of the suit. However, Xavi was unaccustomed to the sight, as he travelled more often in the Repentance. He could hardly recall the last mission he undertook in the Marseille III class transport.