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Mine for the Taking
Season 2, Episode 5
Air date May 25, 2013
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Mine for the Taking is the fifth episode in the second season of StarCrafts. It is the thirtieth episode overall.

Plot Edit

An episode starts with a marine patrolling on a short range until a pack of zerglings attacks them. A hidden widow mine launches a sentinel missile which kills all the zerglings including the unfortunate marine. A second marine claps their hands at the sight, but an another zergling passes through.

The zergling attacks an SCV building a structure, while a second marine chases after it. It sprints around the buildings, and pounces on the pursuing marine from the top of the barracks. It then runs under a command center that is about to land.

Inside the command center, a marine pilot is about to press the button to land, but is interrupted by a camera footage that reveals the zergling giving it puppy-dog eyes, and he blushes blindly. As the pursuing marine shoots at the zergling and runs under the command center, the command center lands on them, and the zergling dashes away.

A widow mine is burrowing but the zergling digs it up and drags it back to a hive cluster. While the zergling passes an overlord, the mine launches a missile at it, killing it.

Epilogue Edit

The zergling buries the widow mine behind a hive cluster's mineral line. The mine kills all the drones.

Characters Edit

Trivia Edit

  • This is by far the cutest zergling drawn in this episode, second to "Attention Seeker", according to some fans.
  • Sgt. Patches makes his cameo appearance inside the command center.
  • During the scene where a zergling pulls the widow mine out, an overlord is half-shown behind the cliff.

References Edit

  • The chase scene between the marine and the zergling between the different buildings is a reference to the recurring "corridor chase" scene in Scooby-Doo series.
  • The command center's screen is labeled "SCVTV", referencing the term "CCTV" (Closed-circuit television).
  • The command center not landing on the zergling is a reference to the command center not being able to land on spaces occupied by enemies. The command center landing on the marine is a reference to it being able to land on friendly units.
  • Sgt. Patches can be seen playing Diablo inside the command center.

Video Edit

StarCrafts Season 2 Episode 5 Mine For The Taking01:49

StarCrafts Season 2 Episode 5 Mine For The Taking

StarCrafts Episode list
Season 1 ProbelemSupply BlockMicro MarineZerg BMChoked UpA Hellion of a HarassRoach ApproachRoach PoachScouting FactorOnslaughtHalloween Special 2012Shes the BombSpore LoserThe BWC 2012Attention SeekerShadow of a ColossusNASL 4 Grand FinalsMarine TrainingThe True Meaning of StarCraftEpic Mule TimeThe BanePhoenix DownI SpyUneggspectedThree For AllHeart of the Swarm Opening
Season 2 Season 2 Episode 0GL HFGot 99 ProbelemsReaping the BenefitsCore ValuesMine for the TakingSpawning Pool PartyPest ControlHellraiserFog of WarUndermine the OvermindNuclearedPower OverwhelmingMutalatedThunder and LightningDeathBallUnstoppableA Swarm WelcomeUnaVOIDableWin of the CenturyTrust the Nidas TouchThat So RavenHalloween Special 2013It's Nerfing TimeCrude BroodOracle OraKILLThe Twelve Days of StarCraftsBurning TideValentine's Day Special
Season 3 Season 3 Episode 0Not Enough MineralsCheeselingBase to BaseProxologistHatch MatchA Miner Probelem (alternate)You FiredNexus HoldemTvTZvZPvPAll for OneBustedCarrier CareerHalloween Special 2014NimbusA StarCrafts CarolDoomDropBeat by CreepTeam WorkArchon ModeGroup HugOverlord OverloadProtoss PartyAlliance
Season 4 Season 4 Episode 0BroodWar in a NutshellBroodWar Ep 2 (3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9) • WCS Season 3 FinalsHotS & WoL in a NutshellLegacy of the Void OpeningKerrigan & Karax
Season 5 Season 5 Episode 0Game of DronesReaping RewardsAdeptationNova Covert OopsSplashRavager RavengerFreedom FightersSpineless DefenceAbathur & VorazunJimmity & AlarakStarCrafts Mod OpeningHalloween Special 2016CyclOWNEDColossal MistakeNova & StukovHome AloneNation Wars 2017 Grand FinalsArchOnslaughtThe Magic BoxInChargeMineral Line UpLurking AboutOrders are OrdersExecutive DecisionsThe DuelFenix & ZagaraDehaka & Swann

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