"Ah, Mr. Burton, I once lost an entire expedition of first year students in what had originally been identified as a Zoroastiran Temple, such a bother, the paper work and all. Turned out to be a Temple to Pazuzu, the wind god. It took months to get…"
It is good to have an Academic friend from the eSteamed Miskatonic University. Though I did not attend that famous university along the river, opting instead for the mountains of the Imperial Air Academy, despite my Military background I too am a bit of an Academic and may from time to time have need of consulting Professors in the conduct of my own experimentations. I am trained in the sciences of Faraday, Maxwell, and Tesla and of course Aeronautics. But my interest are broad spanning from Genetics to Matter, Temporal, and Trans-Dimensional manifolds.
Your expeditions and adventures are simply Phantastic! And while I am sorry for the loss of so many of your support staff it is indeed A Small Sacrifice for Knowledge. Should you have further need of Heavy Lift Airships, the Sky Service is at your service.
...............-~< Sky Marshall >~-................
Gideon Alexander Cornelius Thaddeus Prime