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  • Johnson's Package

    [[:jimmy-the-card | Jimmy]] wanted to meet at Club Penumbra and I was supposed to be working. Guess it will be an extra long lunch. Typical of Jimmy, privacy booth with a white noise generator. I hate those machines. As if I don’t have enough white …

  • Troll Musings

    People just don’t get it. All you ever hear is how bad a place the world is. How dangerous it is and how everyone is out to get you. The world ain’t a bad place. Sure there are some bad people in the world, but there are a lot of good people. …

  • Confessions of a Couch-Potato

    I’ve been laying on this couch for the last couple days recovering from wounds from my last run. That Cheech’s Chilli-soy Changa didn’t go down well last night. I swear I tore something running to the facilities after eating that.[1] Bones, my personal …

  • The Drop

    "Frag! Murphy! If you don't stop fidgeting, Mazula's going to open the fragging hatch and drop you out without a fragging line!", shouted [[:mazula | Mazula]]. _God-damn! Bad enough I have to work when there's real nuyen to be made, but I gotta sit next …

  • Favour for a Friend

    When I do a favour for a friend, it’s always gonna be a problem. But [[:little-tony | Little Tony]] helps me out when I need something fixed, so I couldn’t say no. He said to bring my “friends” along, so I figure there must be some money in it. We went …

  • Lesson Learned

    See [[:mazula | Mazula]], I don't mind helpin' friends. In fact, as a friend myself, I have a particularly strong investment in the concept. So when [[:frenchie | Frenchie]] comes along and says that he has a buddy that needs a little help, I think to …

  • G Team

    The screech of the van’s wheels was music to [[:frenchie | Frenchie]]'s (aka “Murdoch”) ears. The van careened through the streets heading towards the ganger's headquarters. Sam (the “Face”) [[:sam-wolfe | Wolfe]] bobbed his head to some theme music …

  • Break and Enter

    Jimmy called with another appointment with the Johnson. Club Penumbra. I call the boys. The Johnson arrives. It's a woman wearing a business suit. "I've got a job for you. Breaking and entering. You are to retrieve a package from a small office …

  • Hospital Visit

    Hirito woke to the smell of stale coffee and cigarettes and the steady beat of a heart monitor. He cracked one eye open and surveyed the room. Sitting in the chair opposite him in the hospital was a large white man. _Gaijin_, thought Hirito and …

  • Initiation

    Luna manifested in front of me. “Sam, you sure about this?” “We are alone; you don’t need to call me Sam. Anyway, I’ve been putting off traveling down this path for too long already. We both know the only way I’ll get the information I need is by …

  • Les restes

    “Eh, Finn, __comment ça-va?__” “[[:frenchie|Frenchie]].” [[:finn]]’s store looked like an overcrowded antique shop, or a CompEx store after a bomb had gone off. The shelves were full of used sim units and commlinks, right next to apparently new-in- …

  • Hot Shit

    I'm not a big music fan most of the time I ignore the scene but sometimes you hear sometime and it tunes you in. I remember seeing an interview with Excrement a few months ago.

    "Your first disk in 2067", the interviewer said, "was a 100 …

  • The Meal

    The music in the restaurant was soft and languid. The clink of wine glasses and the sound of muted conversation permeated the air. Hirito toyed with his meal pushing the food around with his chopsticks without actually eating anything. He glanced at …

  • Old Flame Indeed

    Even after that riot, I’m so fragged that I could kill someone! Good thing we had that riot, or there’s no telling what might have happened to whom. [[:hideki | Renraku puke boy]] is gonna take it in the face – hard. But I got time. He’ll know when, but I …

  • The Concert

    "Hey K-Bunny, ready to go?" "Umm, hi Maz, yeah, I guess." "So, we've got quite a bit of time before the concert. Mazula was thinking we could hit the house of spaghetti after we're done."

    %{color:green}Oh my god, I hope he doesn't …

  • One Fifth

    I’d been meaning to check up a lead on those Montreal drug dealers, but I’d been too busy recovering. Well, no time like the present. My commlink flickers to life and starts dialing. “Hi Red-Scale-Snake,” I say as her face appears on the comm. “It’s …

  • Resignation

    h5. Mazula`s letter to Lone Star

    To whom it may concern, Mazula hearby submits his resignation as an officer of the law for Lone Star securities. Upon your acceptance of his resignation, you will receive his badge and uniforms shipped …

  • Relaxing at Home

    Hirito took another swig of beer as he settled into the couch. The trid was playing nothing but trash, but that was fine with Hirito since his attention was going to be partially diverted anyway. He settled on a re-run of _Extreme Survivor: Hubble_ …

  • Double Date

    bq. "Hi Sam, I'm going out clubbing with Grace and some guy whose got the hots for Grace. I think his name is Jeff. I wanted to know if you want to come?" I'd feel more comfortable if she had said it was some guy Grace had the hots for. I had been …

  • Happy Birthday

    Clarisse had been watching Sam for the entire night, still trying to make up her mind about what he had told her. It was just too much to wrap her brain around. Real or astral? Old or young? Elf or....something else? Attraction...or something even …

  • Caribana Shootout

    Last night, I was still moody. I probably should have gotten laid before the party, that might have improved my mood. Instead I sat mostly in the corner drinking Mac's beer. I saw when Jeff was working himself up and marching over to kick Wolfe's ass …

  • Never Trust an Elf

    They say "Never trust an elf!". Well, I certainly don't trust that Sam Wolfe. I think he might have something to do with my daughter's kidnapping. He just happened to pull out a picture of the man who likely is the father of my missing daughter and he …

  • Psychology 101

    I have my psych appointment on the 23rd of Aug at 2:00. Dr. Springer's office is in a small group practice building in Renton (a middle class neighborhood). I need to make some preparations to try to keep my ass out of jail and alive. I grab my commlink …

  • Personne d'importance

    _Mon ostie de saint-sacrament de marde,_ what have we got ourselve into this time? It didn’t even start out as a proper job. They say “never trust an elf” and so when Sitara came to us for help picking up a shipment, and gave us a bunch of bullshit …

  • Advice

    Supposedly Xotics used to be *the* place for getting loaded while ogling the topless waitresses and nude performers. Now it was mostly just a dive with cheap drinks and aging or average looking dancers. I was mostly there for the cheap beer, I had to …

  • Cheating

    ...Feeling sweet feeling, drops from my fingers, fingers. Manic depression is catching my soul.
    "Ok, I'm awake", I mumble to my alarm as I move my hand to hit some random buttons to try to make the music stop.

  • Hesitation

    AHHH...that drug feeeels good I can beat ANYTHING…Trolls in first, then the girl with the gun….. move it move it…. Target spotted fire once, twice target down duck back….. GRENADE!.... move in second target fire once, fire twice down…. In the open BAD!… …

  • Forsaken Child

    Four o’clock in the fragging morning and I’m flying invisibly across the Seattle skyline with 400 kilos of semi-frozen, semi-waterlogged, all-dead troll floating alongside me. Perhaps, I should go back a bit and explain. You see, life was going well …

  • Family Obligations

    So, like you wanted Tony, I have followed the zheloba nakip who have brought such pain into your house. I have been with these sobaki and the first day out they got me gassed in a bloody clothes shop (although parenthetically the shop was amazing with …

  • Visiting KB

    Sometime you wake up in the morning... well sometimes you wake up in the early afternoon and you have your day planned. Well at least the rest of your afternoon. So we had Clarisse transferred to the new facilities but I don't really know if anyone …

  • Crazy Little Thing

    bq. "Hello Brian. No, I'm not your doctor and no, I can't prescribe you more drugs." This was my third attempt at entering the psychiatric hospital where Clarisse was being treated, so I'd gotten to used to the requests of certain patients as I made my …

  • Wheels on wheels

    So I had finally make it into the matrix with my Pappa Smurf icon and the words "It's not far now!" hovering beneath it. Ms. Johnson with her red anime icon had joined us and offered us $10,000 each ($5000 up front) to bodyguard some B list actor for 2 …

  • Dwayne

    I hate my actioneer business suit, especially today. I'm sitting at the back trying to avoid notice.

    The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my …

  • San Fran

    As seems to happen in my life, things seemed to be gathering together to push the team to San Fran. I had talked to Carlito and he told me the elf killings where still going on even after Joshua's arrest. Guess I was right someone is hunting Wolfe. …

  • Another Night

    The 'whoosh' of the flare interrupted the stillness as the glaring light sailed through the air into the far room. The flickering revealed a scene from a nightmare, blood caking everything, body parts strewn about, and perhaps most disturbing, chairs …

  • Vengeance

    I had been sleeping soundly, I think, when the phone rang.

    "Ummm, hello?", I rasped. "Maz, its Jimmy, a repeat customer has called asking for your team to do a job. I've scheduled a meet for the Panumbra at 6." "In the morning?", …

  • Montreal

    I just picked up my new wheels from Jimmy. Wolfe was right, the racing stripes really make the car. I had been following behind Frenchie's van but had gotten tired. "You know you are supposed to use your turn signal indication.", I say. " …

  • Knight Errant

    It's dark, really early in the morning, and a commlink rings and buzzes on the nighttable. A hand reaches out to pick up the phone. A bleary female voice mumbles, "Who is it? Calling at this hour..." "Maz" "What time is it?" "Around 4 am …