Kobe, Solaris City
Solaris VII, Lyran Commonwealth
3 February 3042
As captain of the Kobe Dragons, and with the backing of the general manager, Cera was able to successfully demand that her pilots stop spending so much damn time on public relations and focus on their training. They were MechWarriors after all, not actors or fashion models, and another holograph wasn’t going to help them in the arenas. The Dragons spent a lot of time in the simulators, which had to be reprogrammed to include the advanced Star League weaponry installed in Shinigami and Oni. Such knowledge was kept top secret to prevent other teams getting wind of it.
In the simulators they faced off against all of the other teams; at least as far as they were able to. While the computers running the simulator pods could be programmed to include all the known BattleMechs their opponents were using, including any variants, there was no way to accurately portray the tactics