I put Minecraft down to PvP.
You see, I had just had an adventure that involved me getting stuck on a tropical island hours away from home slowly making my wayback. I had several random chance encounters that boggle the mind (I may write about them) and I was in route to my husband when I heard the boys get hotdropped and a falcon hit the field. Dinner plans went on hold for a little bit.
They were gatecamping hoping that this exact thing would happen. I'm hanging out on coms with them even though I am not actively participating in game. I heard Diz say, "We're going to have a fight here," as an Arazu jumped in. They pointed the Arazu. A Cyno went up and things came through. Diz started calling primaries.
I closed Minecraft (one can't idle, Zombies will kill you at night) and flipped Sugar into a Jaguar (having twenty fitted), undocked and joined the fleet (session change would slow my undocking so fleet second) and landed as the Widow died. I shot the Panther and burned out to take out the Manticore. It looked like the Falcon had already been taken care of. Super Jaguar to the rescue!
I don't think the Manticore expected me. I burned 74k to him, remembered to overheat my point, nabbed him, and chewed into him while drones were sent. I figured that the Manticore, who was lobbing torpedos, needed to die and that was the most effective use of my Jaguar. I took him down and went to assist the Proteus who jumped into high sec.
At that point things got weird. A Panther and a Talwar landed back, at range, from the gate. We pointed and killed them. Why that Panther came back, alone, is unknown. Next, we cleaned the field. I logged in an alt to clean up all of the T2 wrecks on the field. 50 million in salvage latter I undocked a hauler to finish looting the field. 48 million in loot later we didn't do badly with what the boys had looted we more then repayed for the lost ship.
The battlereport is a mess from all their killing during the day. http://seventwo.killmail.org/?a=kill_related&kll_id=21130543
For this fight: they had: Panther x2, Widow, Manticore x2, Proteus, Arazu, Falcon, Hound, Talwar.
We had: Sacrilege x2, Gnosis x2, Proteus (who changed to a Falcon), Exequror, and my Jaguar and a Sentinel popped in there sometime.
Diz did comment on Jabber that they probably did not expect the extra people to undock. That is understandable. How often have we roamed out and had a system with twenty people docked and only two poke their noises out or seem active?
Now off to make dinner for my very tolerant spouse.