Captain Houou is a decorated orb craft pilot, formerly a mech jock with extensive combat experience.
Seven things that Orb craft can do that set them apart from the current military paradigm of power armor companies, platoons of mecha, skeletrons, robots, drones, and the rest.
AKA How to Ruin an Anime Series in Seven Steps
A slight rustle of the wind... and it stands before you. A Unicorn, whiter and more beautiful than you ever imagined it. It has deep wonderful eyes, and you can't help but admire this creature. It came to have a look at you, and now it freely goes. You have not the heart to stop it, and it silently vanishes between the trees.
Note: unless specially needed, this encounter should never happen again.