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The Rescue was a virtual representation of one of Ratonhnhaké:ton's genetic memories, relived by Desmond Miles in 2012 through the Animus.

Description

Connor and Robert Faulkner sailed the Aquila along the East Coast to address the raidings of the Randolph, of which they were alerted to by Amanda Bailey.

Dialogue

  • Amanda: Ahoy, Bobby!
  • Connor: Do you trust her?
  • Robert: With my life, captain.
  • Amanda: Hello. Name's Amanda. You must be the captain.
  • Robert: Now - what's all this about then?

Amanda Bailey informing Connor about the attacks

  • Amanda: You stride into my bar off the piss and looking for officers. Days later I start hearing whispers the Ghost of the North Seas stalks the Atlantic again. The Aquila has returned and I need her help. Nicholas Biddle now sails for the Patriots, captaining the Randolph. But the man is raiding up and down the coast 'round Nantucket claiming it's a Loyalist post.
  • Connor: Where is he now?

Guns sounded not too far away.

  • Amanda: Speak of the Devil.
  • Robert: Head below deck, Mandy. It's safer there.
  • Connor: I want to see this myself.

Connor climbed the Aquila's center mast, and saw a merchant ship being attacked through his spyglass. He then set sail for a nearby skirmish.

  • Connor: The Randolph is attacking a merchant vessel not far from here.
  • Robert: Your orders?
  • Connor: We need to find out what Biddle intends but we must hurry. What else do you know of Biddle?
  • Robert: All of the sudden Congress has a brand new ship for him to captain. From British coxswain to captain of a Colonial flagship. Something doesn't add up.

The Aquila set course for the merchant ship.

  • Robert: Heavy gusts captain! Hard counter!
    That wind'll push hard-up those rocks! Veer off!
    There's a storm comin', captain. Feels like a big one.

A rogue wave appeared, but Connor ordered the crew to brace, limiting the impact of the wave.

  • Robert: Well done, sir. That could have been ugly.

Another rogue wave appeared.

  • Robert: Another, captain. She's all yours.

The Aquila reached the skirmish.

  • Robert: The Randolph has turned sail. Do we chase him?
  • Connor: We cannot leave this merchant vessel to the mercy of the English.
  • Robert: Why is Biddle doing this? Nantucket is for the Patriots!
  • Connor: The company he keeps tells me his true allegiance lies elsewhere.

The Aquila destroyed the attacking ships.

  • Robert: A salute to us sir. They're safe. What now?
  • Connor: Pursue the Randolph.

The Aquila ambushed by British ships

The Aquila followed the Randolph.

  • Connor: Who are they?
  • Robert: More English by the cut of their jibs.
  • Connor: Where is the Randolph?
  • Robert: He's gone, captain. Cut and run. Left us to deal with this rabble. But this storm concerns me a great deal more!
  • Connor: We have little choice!
  • Robert: Aye. Time your shots between the waves, sir! Then we MUST find shelter or it won't be cannon fire that ends us!

The Aquila destroyed the English frigates.

  • Robert: I'd say it's high time we find some cover from this storm captain!
  • Connor: I agree, Mister Faulkner! We make for the Vineyard.

The Aquila escaped the storm.

Amanda Bailey thanking Connor for his help

  • Connor: I have never seen weather like that.
  • Robert: It's rare, but it happens. You did well. What's bothering me is Biddle's a Patriot now. Why's he helping the British Navy like that? Old friends maybe?
  • Connor: How would you convince the Continental Congress that the Navy needs more ships?
  • Robert: The rash of British raiding along the coast is reason enough to address the gripe. Gunboats at the Vineyard, now this...
  • Connor: Hm... Biddle aims to be the first Admiral of the Colonial Navy and is making a case for the need.
  • Amanda: That was some deft sailing, captain! I was watching from the gun deck.
  • Robert: What were you doing on the gun deck?! I told you to stay out of harm's way!
  • Amanda: I'm fine, Bobby. Not to worry.

Amanda turned to Connor.

  • Amanda: The people of Nantucket are surely grateful. And so am I.

Amanda spoke once more with Robert.

  • Amanda: Glad you're back.

Amanda smacked Robert's bottom, and left. Connor stared curiously at Faulkner, before turning his gaze to the sea.

Outcome

Connor saved the merchant vessel and learned of Nicholas Biddle's true allegiance.

Gallery

References

Assassin's Creed III memories
Main memories
Sequence 1
Refresher Course - A Deadly Performance - Journey to the New World
Sequence 2
Welcome to Boston - Johnson's Errand - The Surgeon - The Soldier - Infiltrating Southgate
Sequence 3
Unconvinced - Execution is Everything - The Braddock Expedition
Sequence 4
Hide and Seek - Feathers and Trees - Hunting Lessons - Something to Remember
Sequence 5
A Boorish Man - A Trip to Boston - Boston's Most Wanted - Lying Low - Stop the Presses - The Lost Son's Return - River Rescue - Training Begins - The Hard Way
Sequence 6
On Johnson's Trail - The Angry Chef - The Tea Party - Hostile Negotiations
Sequence 7
The Midnight Ride - Lexington and Concord - Conflict Looms - Battle of Bunker Hill
Sequence 8
Something on the Side - Bridewell Prison - Public Execution
Sequence 9
Missing Supplies - Father and Son - The Foam and the Flames - A Bitter End
Sequence 10
Alternate Methods - Broken Trust - Battle of Monmouth
Sequence 11
Battle of the Chesapeake - Lee's Last Stand
Sequence 12
Laid to Rest - Chasing Lee
Epilogue
Davenport Homestead - Kanatahséton - Evacuation Day
Liberation missions
Gangs of Boston - Martial Law - Hoarding Provisions - Protect the Clinic - In the Wolf's Lair
Frontiersman missions
Boy Who Cried Wolf - Finding the Sasquatch - The Haunted Lighthouse - The Headless Horseman - Monster of the Sea - Unidentified Flying Object
Hunting Society
The Man-Eater - Feline Feet - The Patriarch - The Pack Leader - Acute Cat - The Elk Bachelor
Boston Brawlers
The Boston Brawlers - Peter Bunyon - The Sailor - The Smuggler - The Stinger - The Ropebeater - The Merchant - The Tournament
Naval missions
The Chase - The Rescue - French Involvement - Biddle's Hideout
Naval locations
Fort Wolcott - Dead Chest's Treasure - The Ghost Ship - The Mad Doctor's Castle - Oak Island - The Ruins at Cerros
Privateer contracts
Henderson in Distress - Paving the Way - Dread of Night - Troubled Waters - Raiding the Prospector - One of a Kind - Blistering Dawn - A Call for Help - Search for the Somerset - The Sea Wolves - A Midnight Engagement - The Giant and the Storm - Sinking a Secret - The Ghost War, Act 1 - The Ghost War, Act 2
Homestead
Achilles
Manor Mysteries, Part 1 - Manor Mysteries, Part 2 - Legacy - Achilles' Painting
Big Dave
Deserter - The Proper Tools - An Eye for Trouble - The Comeback
Godfrey & Terry
Burglar on the Homestead - The Fight - Bowls Beginner
Lance
The Whittler's Weapons - Tools of the Trade - Thousand-Pound Idea
Warren & Prudence
Abused - Prudence's Primrose - Happy Expectations - Pig Herder
Norris
The Brawler - Norris Goes Courting - Norris Tries Again - Raw Materials
Lyle White
Happy Expectations - Get Me a Doctor! - Slander - Wait Times
Ellen
Cutting Ties - Silk Errand - The Final Straw
Myriam
Silent Hunter - White Trophy - Fool Me Once...
Daily Life
Encyclopedia of the Common Man - Room at the Inn - Finding His Flock - The Wedding
Field missions
Modern Tower - The Stadium: MMA Night - Return to Abstergo
Benedict Arnold missions
Traitor in Our Midst - Showing Traitors the Way - A Spy Among Us - Battle of West Point
The Tyranny of King Washington
The Infamy
Awaken - Warn the Village - Sky World Journey - One-Man Wolf Pack - Path of Revenge - Justice Served
The Betrayal
Prison Break - Sky World Journey - Dive Bomb - Consequences - Return to Sender - Man of Mettle - Pieces in Motion - Aquila Unchained - Escape to New York
The Redemption
Dark Waters - Sky World Journey - The Parting of the Blue Sea - Feeding the Masses - One Step at a Time - The Signal - Halls of Injustice - Inevitable Confrontation
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