2.27: Gen Hitchens

Date: Monday 4 February 2041ce 1550z Location: Reno Command, Reno, Nevada (-0800) Hitchens settled into his chair as the other officers sat down. “So,” he said in a tone that none could mistake as anything other than grim. “We now have a good idea where the ruler of Aberdeen is.” “Yes, General,” Director Preston confirmed. […]

2.26: Sr Melissa

Date: 4 Monday February 2041ce 1530z Location: Last World Citadel, Louisville, Kentucky (-0500) AGs? Really? Shannon was sitting alone at an otherwise crowded table, reading something on her datapad with a single hot cup before her. “One might think,” Melissa began in a tone intended to make her humor immediately clear, “I didn’t go through […]

2.25: Suzanne Anderson

Date: Monday 4 February 2041ce 1510z Location: ECNN Corporate Office, Jersey City, New Jersey (-0500) The fucking fuck, Roger…! “He looks twelve,” she said in a humorous tone that bore no relation to what she was actually feeling. “Eighteen next month,” Roger assured her. “Attending JCU. Journalism major.” Fuck. “He looks Mormon.” “He looks…? The […]

2.24: Sr Shannon

Date: 4 Monday February 2041ce 1440z Location: Last World Citadel, Louisville, Kentucky (-0500) The second half of Shannon’s routine began with a shower. Then, dressed in a lighter athletic uniform (same as Citadel Security wore without militia insignia), she performed a series of yoga stretches. Once done, normally, she would change into the uniform designed […]

2.23: Dahnz

Date: 4 Monday February 2041ce 1430z Location: Pups’ Creche, Aberdeen, South Dakota (-0600) Still nothing. Despite some time having past, Dahnz remained bothered by the defensive response which had awoken him that morning. He wasn’t given to waking up slowly, though the Den Mothers weren’t inclined to allow it very often. But for Dahnz, the […]

2.22: Murcae

Date: Monday 4 February 2041ce 1420z Location: North-Western, Aberdeen, North Dakota (-0600) “What do you see, Dorn?” The two were huddled down far from the river, using the range finders their black-market contacts had provided despite the federalist-imposed embargo against it. “Heavy patrols,” his mate replied. “Eyes above, too. See us now.” “Let them watch,” […]

2.21: Br Aaron

Date: 4 Monday February 2041ce 1412z Location: Last World Citadel, Louisville, Kentucky (-0500 Local) Aaron shook his head in disgust. “A handful of peasants with thirty-year-old motorcycles,” he said in matching tone. He went to his lift bars and began a set of pull ups. The people want Aberdeen put down now! He considered likely […]

2.20: Beyond the Headline (Segment Two)

Broadcast: Monday 4 February 2041ce Network: ECNN on NewsNet Quantum [Commercial ending in Three… Two… One…] [Roll Video: V’Num Interview Clip Seven.] Unidentified Voice Why don’t you want to join the outside world? V’Num No… Safer here. Unidentified Voice Safe from what? V’Num Her… She sees. In dreams… She comes to me. Laughing and mocking […]

2.19: Cpt Nielson

Date: Monday 4 August 2041ce 1400z Location: Outpost FG-9, California (-0800) The morning alarm issued by his datapad was unnecessary; Captain Nielson had been staring at the inside of his eyelids, face buried into a balled-up pillow, for at least twenty minutes. Though it did inform him that he had run out of time to […]

2.18: HH Reverend Marshal

Date: Monday 4 August 2041ce 1340z Location: Last World Citadel, Louisville, Kentucky (-0500) How did he get so fat again? Doctor Cavanaugh adjusted his seat and settled down to eat breakfast. He had to admit that Cavanaugh had most certainly not regained the near-morbid appearance from before the star spawned arrived. But after fifteen years […]