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  • Never Let Me Down Again

    Another night, another takeout container sitting on the table’s edge, as [[:alex-lathem | Alex]] poured through the disorganized mess that was this section of the stacks at ASI. She’d been trying to track down a lead referencing just where [[Amalgamated …

  • A New Career in a New Town

    Two weeks after [[Loose Ends | Braxton Falls]] Aaron and Alex stepped out of the elevator on the 30th floor of the ASI building. It was just after 7am when they arrived. Ken was waiting at the reception desk flipping a clipboard while chatting with the …

  • Look Back in Anger

    Ed here. Our earlier raid on the Zoo got some great dirt on Carver, but it didn't put the Zookeeper out of business. I'm assembling a team to shut down the Zoo permanently, one way or another. If you're in, meet me at VFW Post 5985 off Turquoise St in …

  • Disposable

    By the time the criminal investigation personnel were through, the only thing Taz could breathe or taste was death, and she knew that's what the smell of a Florida swamp would mean to her forever. The sodium floodlights that had kept the wetlands around …

  • Reevaluation

    [[:mallory-mal-cunningham | Mal]] tightened the rubber strip around her upper arm before sliding the needle into her vein. She filled three vials before releasing the band. She labeled each of them in her precise handwriting before sending Chelsea a …

  • Alive

    [[:aaron-mathias | Aaron]] and [[:mallory-mal-cunningham | Mal]] had stopped at a Stars ‘N Scones in Indiana an hour or so before sunrise to fuel up on caffeine and carbs before the final stretch toward their destination. While Mal pored over her findings …

  • I'm Afraid of Americans

    ATTN ALL CONTINGENT MEMBERS A contact in ATF leaked to us approval for a surprise raid of the [[:the-sept-of-the-clouds | Lupine Organics Farm]] just outside Denver. We did some digging and there's nothing requesting agents or equipment. We're certain …

  • Seeing You

    Mal slid the chicken and vegetables into a skillet; it had been awhile since she actually cooked a meal. She mostly lived off of protein bars and takeout, when she remembered to eat at all. But she wanted to make an effort for Eva. This could be a big …

  • Seizing the Future

    _“Nothing in this world connects you more to what you're studying, then actually living in the outside, beyond these coddling walls. The Empire Foundation is now offering a summer camp to help shape minds. Those who wish to emulate my experiences living …

  • Wild is the Wind

    [[:the-sept-of-the-clouds | Dain ]] awoke to the sound of a duffel bag zippering open.. Through bleary eyes, he watched as [[:edward-mclaughlin | Ed ]] tossed clothes and gear into the bag.

    The previous night, Simon had handed Ed a piece of …

  • Can't Stop the Signal

    I know I've been away for awhile. So much shit has gone down since I last blogged. Remember that cruise I was so excited for? I was pretty bummed that [[:alex-lathem | Alex]], [[:mallory-mal-cunningham | Mal]], and [[:aaron-mathias | Aaron]] weren't going …

  • Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)

    _Not long ago, we caught wind of a place that calls itself 'The Zoo'. I have a bad feeling that the Chameleon we were supposed to deliver is the least of the horrors that are hidden there. I need a small group of hunters to help me infiltrate the Zoo and …

  • The Jean Genie

    "Natalie, hey, it's Jaimie. I know it's been awhile, but I need your help. I think my new townhouse is haunted!" [[:natalie-allegro | Natalie]] is seeking a few members of The Contingent to help her investigate a reported haunting in a dear friend's …

  • Lo que el viento se llevó

    _*Three months ago…*_ The burning pain across her belly was making [[:eva-jimenez | Eva’s]] brain trip over itself. She could already hear [[:doctor-adrian-skaar | Skaar’s]] chopper approaching, and she couldn’t make her mouth tell [[:mallory-mal- …

  • What's At Stake?

    "Whoa. You're not even ready yet?" Natalie said as she pushed her way into Grace's bedroom. Grace grabbed her purse off the bed. "What do you mean? I am ready." She replied glancing at her reflection in the mirror over her dresser. "Girl, we are …

  • Making a Point

    Mal scanned the Secret Frequency, checking to see who else had responded to [[:captain-retired-grace-valentine | Grace's]] request for help. Grace sure knew how to get her attention, last time it was [[My Bloody Valentine | savaged bodies]], this time it …

  • Let's Dance

    In 1926, a terrible accident occurred at Captain Mark Andrews' estate. Since then, every fifteen years, the ghosts of the guests reappear, eager to resume their revelries. All who have ever tried to enter the estate to learn more have died...until now. …

  • Bullethead

    *I. Wake-Up Call* "(soundtrack)":https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bdOefF_tyU When he was lucid enough to remember any of the conversations they had with him, the doctors at the hospital told Aaron he was one of the most fortunate ballistic trauma …

  • What Really Matters

    [[:mallory-mal-cunningham | Mal ]] winced as someone jostled her injured shoulder trying to get a better place in line. She would never understand why people felt the need to rush onto the airplane, when they would be spending at least thirty minutes …

  • Placebo Effect

    So much blood…. [[:natalie-allegro | Natalie]] couldn't move. She stared as the blood slowly crept toward her dark purple Docs. She watched as it spread out the side of her boots and seeped in between them. It's like a purple and red butterfly. It' …

  • Life In Plastic

    Well my first independent mission was a complete fucking disaster. I really thought going in that I could handle it. It seemed like such an easy case and something I've dealt with [[Museé de la Macabre | many]] times, a haunting. Either that or Tom was …

  • So There's That....

    So Aaron and I slept together. I didn't mean for it to happen. We kind of fell into it after he was shot. I think it was just us reconnecting and dealing with our stress over his almost dying. Alex doesn't know yet. I'm not sure where this leaves all of …

  • Q&A

    “What is at the end of time and space and at the beginning of eternity?” “What? Are you kidding me?” “When you have me, you want to share me. When you share me, I no longer exist.” [[:edward-mclaughlin | Ed]] sighed. “No, not this again.” “ …

  • Prague

    The plane had landed on a private runway and the acquisitions team was currently loading their bags into the cars that had been sent to take them to the museum. Alex checked her watch and did some quick math; it was only 6 pm in Philadelphia. She had been …

  • Overdue

    _An actual letter with postage and everything arrives in Denver:_ Ed, I’ve started and torn up this letter more times than I can count. It’s taken close to 24 hours on a plane for me to sit and think about everything that’s happened. Getting out of …

  • Journal Entry #755-A

    *DATE OF ONEIRIC SEQUENCE*: 4/25/2016 "(Soundtrack)":https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DvFIlPMuNuU *DATAPOINTS*: Sequence occurred in natural setting--forest, stream, nighttime, moonlight. Woman in white gown with dark hair approaches; expresses first …

  • Medium Pace

    ("Soundtrack":https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXGPn3GV1iE) [[:aaron-mathias | Aaron]] peeled off his gel-padded shooting gloves, taking a thin layer of skin and sweat along with them, and removed his earplugs and eye protection. The drive in from …

  • A New Crowd

    I'm not quite sure what to make of the job and the group of people I'm hanging out with now. [[:natalie-allegro | Natalie Allegro]] invited me to the Secret Frequency group general get together and afterwards invited me to help out on a job. I'm …

  • Hotter Than Hell

    Charlie counted off the new tempo for the song. It took a while to get it perfect, but tonight needed to be special. The solo guitar intro was replaced by Nikki’s electric piano buzzing in a few seventh chords to create more harmonic tension. “This …

  • Communiqués

    *Date*: April 27th, 2016 *To*: [[:aaron-mathias | amathias@asi.net]] *From*: [[:elijah-sharpe | admin@asi.net]] *Subject*: STOP ORDER #1884 - 4/27/2016 - 4/30/2016 Mr. Mathias, Per ASI Field Order #17036, you are to discontinue taking the …

  • Doing it Right

    “Mal?” She jumped at the sound of her name, interrupting her train of thought. “Hmm?” Mal turned to [[:eva-jimenez | Eva]], who was rummaging around in the fridge. “I asked if you wanted a beer, _querida_. Twice.” “Umm...sure, thanks.” She …

  • Still Life

    With everything going on lately, I wasn't sure if this was the best time for me to go on a mission. The past week at [[:aaron-mathias | Aaron's]] was exhilarating and fun but also confusing and painful at times. I was emotionally spent and not sure if I …

  • Musee De La Macabre To Be Resurrected

    Article from Time Out San Francisco dated May 1, 2016

    New Killer Star

    _Hey y’all, I need a couple people to come check out something in Tennessee. There’s a little town there, Jericho Mills, and word has leaked through certain channels here that there have been several murders over the last month or two. From what we’ve …

  • Modern Love

    _An urgent anonymous call for help has gone out to the Contingent. The contact says they desperately need our help and are willing to give us something very valuable in return. Could be a trap, or it could just be someone who's scared. Who's willing to go …

  • Sound and Vision

    bq). To: The Secret Frequency Hello, my name is Calliope. I work at the [[Museé de la Macabre | Musee de la Macabre]] in San Francisco. A group of you helped me with a demon we had terrorizing the museum last year. Well, I think it or something else is …

  • Rosso Come Il Mio Cuore

    She unfolded the note for the fourteenth time, the paper feeling softer in her hands with each reading. _[[:natalie-allegro | Natalie]]...I love you..._ Still reeling from the revelations in the letter and not sure how it made her feel, she refolded …

  • Good Talk

    “[[:alex-lathem | Alex]], I slept with [[:natalie-allegro | Natalie]].” The words hung heavy in the air of Alex’s fifth-floor apartment. [[:aaron-mathias | Aaron]] had been working up the courage to say them for hours, but the time hadn’t seemed right …

  • A Tendency to Start Fires

    From his lookout point, [[:edward-mclaughlin | Ed]] watched as Keith and Gavin raced out of the swanky party, security guards hot on their heels. Gavin carried a large bundle under his coat, likely the statue Claire Carver sought. The pair leaped into the …

  • Desert Thoughts

    [[:tazendra-taz-crow | Taz]] shifted her backpack more comfortably under her head, lying in the bed of a rusted-out old pickup abandoned in the Mojave Desert somewhere between Victorville and Ridgecrest. Every star the human eye could see seemed to be out …

  • Morning After

    Aaron parked the Audi in front of the motel lobby and grabbed a carrier full of steaming coffee cups and two bags of pastries out of the passenger seat. It was just after 8 a.m.; through the lounge windows he could see Eva and Mal seated at a small table …

  • The Normal They Need

    ("Soundtrack":https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MI0a9hTh5AU) “WHAT?! Are you freakin’ _kidding_ me?!” Natalie yelped. The car swerved dangerously into an adjoining lane of the 405 as she turned to face Aaron. He reached up with his right hand in panic …

  • A Pain that I'm Used To

    [[:edward-mclaughlin | Ed]] watched [[:alex-lathem | Alex]] get out of the cab by herself and walk into the night office at the no-name motel where they’d stayed on their first trip to Denver. Beside him, [[:the-sept-of-the-clouds | Dain]] sat, arms …

  • Adventures in Babysitting

    _Querido [[:edward-mclaughlin | Eduardo]]_, Eva composed in her head, _today I had to kill three of your friends because they were pissing me off_... _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ [[:mallory-mal-cunningham | Mal]] and [[:eva-jimenez | I]] finally surfaced …

  • Mr. Blackwell

    Dear [[:domino | Domino]], I know it's silly to be writing this journal to you, but I'm too old to be writing, "Dear Diary," and just dating it makes it seem like my experiences are...mundane. You are the only one I have left, which is a sad state of …

  • Knowledge

    “You want something, don’t you?” The little [[:cicuta | Fae]] girl bounced from foot to foot, staring at her intently. Mal struggled, trying to find the words to express what she wanted. In that moment all she wanted was not to fail again, which meant …

  • Hitchin' a Ride

    The sky is shifting into the harsh gold of a late Florida afternoon as a semi comes wheezing into a Pilot truck stop just outside of Pensacola. The passenger side opens and a figure that seems to carry the dust of a western desert hops out, wiping black …

  • Heroes

    So we're supposed to be the good guys, right? The real-life "Avengers"? Well I need some do-gooders to help me with a missing persons case. There's been a pattern of teenagers going missing from Camp Northstar over the years. A friend of mine who teachers …

  • Life on Mars?

    The Empire Foundation cordially invites you to our Manhattan office for a small, informal meeting with the head of our organization about a project that may or may not threaten the security of the entire world. Strange electromagnetic fields have been …

  • Last Entry

    Dear Diary, I should be sad that Reuben is dead. His duty is done, and I know he's in a better place. Heaven. Valhalla maybe. He saved me from Hades and from a portal to Hell, so who's to say where we're supposed to go? Wherever it is, I just always …

  • Reality sinking in

    Wayne hears mumbling from a little ways away. “Where am I?” he thinks to himself. The mumbling becomes a bit clearer until it’s clear enough to understand “…how could this happen? How could they LET this happen to you? Weren’t they supposed to be …

  • A Place to Hide

    Sneaking into her own apartment building wasn’t something [[:josephine-josie-bennett | Josie Bennett]] had ever really considered doing before. Well, perhaps that one time, but that should be considered a ‘walk of shame act’ rather than a ‘wanted criminal …

  • Heroes—Recommendation

    _One of the recommendations promised to the students of Libra house, Northstar Leadership Camp_ Dear Admissions Committee, It is my honor to write this letter of recommendation for Mr. Aarav Ganguly-Perez. I was his mentor for the Northstar …

  • Coping and Consequences

    “So why exactly should I take you under MY wing here? I thought you were pretty solid with [[Amalgamated Solutions International | ASI]]?” [[:edward-mclaughlin | Ed]] wasn’t sure why he was here, but [[:granger-simms | Granger]] had asked for him …

  • Found My Way

    So many people tried to help me on my way; So little time and there’s still so much left to say. There’s no explaining all the things that I’ve been through— But I’ve finally found my way to you... [[:natalie-allegro | Natalie]] stepped down off the …

  • Law and Disorder

    “My client would like to cooperate fully with your investigation and can offer proof that the crimes you’ve alleged he committed were in fact acts of self defense against two compromised officers and the corrupt staff of a disreputable mental facility.” …

  • Just For One Day

    _I, I will be king And you, you will be queen Though nothing will drive them away We can beat them, just for one day We can be Heroes, just for one day_ [[:aaron-mathias | Aaron]] and I parked the car in front of the restaurant. There were only a …

  • I Will Follow You Into the Dark

    The buzzing vibration in his pocket took [[:the-sept-of-the-clouds | Dain’s]] attention away from the sparring match in front of him. A visitor from the East Coast had been goaded into challenging Big Man and everyone was enjoying the spectacle. He looked …

  • Hoping for a little help

    Hey [[:aaron-mathias | Aaron]], This letter is going to be strange, so I ask that you bear with me. I’ve been going through a bit of a rough time since the camp. I keep thinking of [[:shandi | Shandi]], and the other campers, how I didn’t save them. …

  • Through Her Eyes

    Mid-morning sunlight streamed through the atrium and reception area of the ASI building. It was fairly quiet; most employees had already come in for the day. The noise from the city outside hummed underneath the soft music that drifted through the sound …

  • Where We Go From Here

    The first ten minutes or so of the ride back to Wilmington was very quiet; Alex spent most of it with her eyes closed. Aaron saw no reason to break the silence; she’d speak when she was ready. He sensed that no word or gesture could make this better right …

  • All the Time in the World

    “No. No, no, no! Lady, I already told you, I want the second bottle from the back, bottom shelf, third from the right. Not that one.” [[:charles-powell | Charles]] pointed across the bar at the specified bottle. The bartender sighed in exasperation for …

  • Dawning Light

    Alex glanced at the clock on the bedside table—it was 4:30am, fifteen minutes since the last time she had looked at it. It had been a little over two weeks since she had returned from New York. She slipped out of the bed, leaving Aaron asleep, grabbed her …

  • Wayne's house guest

    Every day since returning from the camp, [[:wayne-hodges | Wayne]] couldn’t help but wake up early. He was relieved to find that he didn’t wake [[:josephine-josie-bennett | Josie]], or at least she didn’t seem to wake when he awoke from the same damn …

  • Paint It, Black

    [[:the-sept-of-the-clouds | Dain’s]] voice faded from [[:edward-mclaughlin | Ed’s]] mind. Looking down, he could see just how much of his blood had soaked into the makeshift barricade he sat behind. And then that realization, too, faded. A heavy weight …

  • Goodbye My Lover

    [[:alex-lathem | Alex]] sat lost in her own thoughts on a balcony in the Delaware night, smoking a cigarette. It has been raining earlier, and the wet glass spires twinkled amid the light pollution of the city. A beep from her phone broke her reverie. …

  • Slippery When Wet

    The five-hour drive from Los Angeles to Monterey passed quickly. Hourly stops to walk and water Fae notwithstanding, [[:aaron-mathias | Aaron]] and [[:natalie-allegro | Natalie]] made pretty good time, spending most of the drive swapping music on the …

  • Just Like Heaven

    [[:aaron-mathias | Aaron]] had just hung up the long bag containing a new suit he’d bought—a concession to the dress code at [[:marshall-barsoom | Marshall’s]] choice of restaurant for the men to convene at before the mission, since the ladies had their …

  • Promises

    It was nearly time. [[:josephine-josie-bennett |Josie]] knew deep within that the coming days would likely change everything. They had gotten the call early that morning, [[:jackson-carver-iii | Jackson Carver]], was holding a rally in Dallas. Josie had …

  • Inked

    Natalie squeezed the black vinyl of the chair, her silver-painted nails digging into the cool plastic. The pain in her shoulder was intense, but it was nothing compared to the worry in her heart. The low buzz of the tattoo needle turned to white noise as …

  • Rebirth

    Doctor Adrian Skaar knelt down by the tombstone. It said Kennedy, but he knew the coffin below was empty. For a moment his memories flashed to the fire, to the fear in her eyes, and then to the quick slash of the knife in his hand. In the present moment, …

  • Rebel Rebel

    High above Manhattan, a very unusual group gathered in the Executive Conference Room of the [[Empire Foundation | Empire Foundation’s headquarters]]. [[:natalie-allegro | Natalie]] had dressed for the part: sleek, black executive wear. [[:captain-retired- …

  • Shadows in the Sun

    In [[:eva-jimenez | my]] time doing what we do, I have been in some godforsaken places in the middle of nowhere, including places where it’s not safe to be a woman, places where it’s not safe to be brown, and places where it’s especially not safe to be a …

  • Wield The Spade

    ("Soundtrack":https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Snpg3WhLo5A) [[:aaron-mathias | Aaron]]’s eyes glazed over as he stepped away from his computer for the first time in hours since he’d gotten home from headquarters. It had been a grueling few days, most of …

  • Lunch Break

    Alex was sitting in one of the small conference rooms inside ASI, reviewing various blueprints and reports strewn across the table. There are too many variables, she thought to herself as she sifted through the information. She closed her eyes, resting …

  • When The Rage In Me Subsides

    ("Soundtrack":https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6PPC7s2_Qh8) The pounding bass of the speakers placed around the dance floor of the trendy Dallas nightclub to which the women had gone after dinner rang in [[:eva-jimenez | Eva]]’s ears. Downing the last …

  • It's No Game

    Her finger hovered just above the off switch for the helicopter when a call came in on the dedicated ASI line. She saw Granger look back at the bird with a question in his eyes and she raised a finger to indicate a moment. 'Yes Elijah?' "Grace, I need …

  • Changes

    We finally got a break. A hacker has unleashed a ton of dirt on [[:jackson-carver-iii | Carver]] hidden in some offshore company and it's a media frenzy. He's holding a rally in Dallas, TX, circling the wagons to dispute the leak. The [[The Union | Union …

  • The Hearts Filthy Lesson

    [[:jackson-carver-iii | Carver]] is planning an event in Dallas. While we know where’s he going to be, it’s a perfect time to hit at the heart of the bastard’s web and get whatever pay data we can find. Our informants and intel confirm that most of the …

  • Moonage Daydream

    Too long has [[:jackson-carver-iii | Jackson Carver]] been a thorn in our side whether it be his coterie of horrors or his more banal attempts at lobotomization. Now, while he's reeling from scandal, I shall cripple him. I need a band of smart heroes to …

  • The Beginning Is The End Is The Beginning

    “So you’re just leaving us?” [[:the-sept-of-the-clouds | Leanna]] was less than happy, to put it mildly. The past few months had been intense, and she had grown close to [[:granger-simms | Granger]] through it all. What he had done for Big Man was above …

  • Inner Contemplation

    [[:stanis-throdron | Rob]] sighed. Things appears to be more dysfunctional and not in their proper place than he was accustomed to. The forests of Brazil had the breezes, the animals call that while random were a known quantity; here, there just seemed …

  • Tough Call

    Marshall picked up his phone. He recognized the number; answered it anyway. (on phone) Hello, This is Marshall with...(sigh.) Hi, Maya...No, I can talk now...Yeah, I took a few weeks leave...Yeah, Paris. I know I'm not in the Airforce anymore. You …

  • Welcomed Distractions

    [[:josephine-josie-bennett | Josie]] looked down at her phone for a fourth time; the 'No Signal' symbol had yet to vanish, and her frustration escalated to a new level. Pacing through the cabin barefoot, she tried in vain to find somewhere she could get a …

  • Sweet Dreams Are Made of This

    The Suburban pulled into Granger’s Own a little after one in the morning. [[:edward-mclaughlin | Ed]] and [[:granger-simms | Granger]] were both dead tired. Two solid days of driving, stopping only for food and bathroom breaks, had taken its toll. As they …

  • A Matter of Perspective

    Alex was packing up her laptop when Jonas dropped a stack of oversized books on her desk. “Hey Georgia, are you in a hurry to get home?” He slid one of the books aside, revealing the corner of a blue folder with red tape sealing the edges closed. “I …

  • Final preparations

    [[:wayne-hodges | Wayne]] stood on the porch of the cabin where he’d spent the last month with [[:josephine-josie-bennett | Josie]]. The last month of their lives had been almost surreal, and he wasn’t sure it had even happened. Sure, there were some bad …

  • Regrets, Part I

    ("Soundtrack":https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wrDj5XvZXX4) [[:aaron-mathias | Aaron Mathias]] sat calmly in the lounge chair on the executive patio as [[:elijah-sharpe | Elijah Sharpe]] poured two cups of coffee and reclined on a beach towel in his own …

  • Regrets, Part II

    ("Soundtrack":https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pUSpBAmSMb8) Aaron rolled out of the bed in the executive suite of the private jet Natalie had been lent by the Empire Foundation, struggling to keep his footing as his blood redistributed properly …

  • Oh! You Pretty Things

    We're being hunted. Alex Lathem has been taken. Since Carver's death, many groups in the shadows have started moving against us. I need a smart group of hunters to get her back. This is obviously a trap. It will be violent, but I also hope that some of …

  • Ashes to Ashes

    "So, this is the Secret Frequency you all keep talking so much about, huh?" [[:gina-tarantino | Gina]] leaned over blocking, [[:natalie-allegro | Natalie's]] view of the screen. Her breath smelled sweet and spicy like cinnamon. Nat was worried about her …

  • Where do you want to go?

    “Yeah? Okay, you got them then? Good. Yes I’m sure I want to do this. Thanks.” [[:josephine-josie-bennett | Josie]] stood at the doorway, watching [[:wayne-hodges | Wayne]] as he sat on the porch talking on his cellphone. She wasn’t sure who he was …

  • Road Trippin'

    _“Mija, tienes que prestar atención. ¡No sueñes cuando estás conduciendo!”_ [[:tazendra-taz-crow | Taz]] had no idea what [[:eva-jimenez | Eva]] had been saying, of course, but she got it. Pay attention. No mental wandering off. It was surprisingly …

  • Bigger than Big

    [[:charles-powell | Charles]] wiped his brow as he shrugged off the riot gear and stowed it back in its case. While great for stopping a bullet (and posing for pictures), the heavy gear was hot and stifling. He and Keith had finished taking inventory of …

  • What A Fool Believes

    Before the return flight from Rome, ASI had already directed [[:aaron-mathias | Aaron]] to continue on to Denver and await another set of orders from headquarters. Luckily, he still had a place to stay there. Some good friends had seen to that decisively …

  • Lazarus

    We know there was a power structure behind Carver, an enigmatic Patron, pulling strings from the shadows with a cult of followers who are willing to die for their cause. The framed document we recovered from his house has given us our first actual leads. …

  • Blackstar

    Flagstaff. The Black Star. We've seen the signs and read the dossiers. They assassinated Jackson Carver and framed it on us. They moved in to burn down the Farm in Denver and kill our allies. Someone or something there wishes to discredit and then kill us …

  • Season 3

    h1. Season 3 Sessions h2. Session 1 h3. [[The Jean Genie | The Jean Genie]] h3. [[Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps) | Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)]] h3. [[Let's Dance | Let's Dance]] h2. Session 2 h3. [[New Killer Star | New Killer …

  • Connecting the Dots

    The central recurring themes we’ve been seeing are: the Black Star, the Patron, the Fae, the Key, and activity to do with the Underworld. Blackstar: * Skaar’s research was on stars moving between positions due to dark matter. * In Let’s Dance, the …

  • Doctor Mallory Cunningham

    The head cultist started to speak and Mal trembled, as too much stimuli overwhelmed all of her senses. Her voice was loud and authoritative, and Mal wanted nothing more than to submit, in order to make it stop. Then Wayne started talking, the pressure …

  • Marshal Inspiration (Live Broadcast)

    Marshall stood immaculately dressed in shirt, slacks, and a colorful tie which clashed violently with the retiree’s usual bland color scheme. From behind a desk, where an American flag hung visibly behind him, he asked “Are we recording?” “Yes, Mr. …

  • Bat Country

    “Combine harvester blade death traps? Tupperware claymore mines? Potato guns that fire gas canisters? Awesome.” [[:tazendra-taz-crow | Taz]] was sitting in the window of the Camaro, resting her chin and arms on the roof while the guys threw their packs …

  • Swords to Plowshares

    “It’s actually a pretty weird mix of disappointment and relief…” [[:granger-simms | Granger]] was taking a combine harvester blade off one of the defensive contraptions he, [[:eva-jimenez | Eva]], and Keith had made. “There’s this part of me that kinda …

  • Come Out and Play

    h5. Granger and Taz finally get around to learning how to drive It was a relatively cool morning for Hill Valley, South Carolina, but the day had settled into a state of hot, sluggish humidity by early afternoon. The great bay door was left open - the …

  • Georgia on His Mind

    “You didn’t have to do that,” Alex unlocked her apartment and pushed the door open. She dropped her keys in a bowl on the counter. “Yes, I did.” Jonas came through behind her, sitting a bag beside the bowl. “That abomination that you call a coffee …

  • Fireworks

    h5. Natalie Deals With Waiting After Dallas [[:natalie-allegro | Natalie]] checked her phone for the hundredth time. Still no new message from [[:aaron-mathias | Aaron]]. _Please be safe_. She repeated the mantra in her head, the same one she’d been …

  • Make Humanity Great Again

    The hunters sped through Dallas toward Parkland Memorial Hospital, where the authorities had taken [[:jackson-carver-iii | Jackson Carver's ]] corpse. Mal stared out the window, her thoughts alternating between ‘This is a very stupid idea’, ‘You’re …

  • All In Good Time

    h5. Dallas, July 4th Sitting in the front row of the crowded press box, [[:josephine-josie-bennett | Josie]] could barely hear those around her over her own heartbeat. The sound was near deafening. She was certain the people sitting next to her could …

  • Alex Lathem

    As a grad student, Alex found herself involved with the Contingent when she received some old journals and a grimoire that had belonged to her grandfather. Her personal search and interest in the occult led her to field work and she met [[:edward- …

  • Natalie Allegro

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  • Mercedes "Mac" Gauron

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  • Reuben Kyenge

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  • Elijah Sharpe

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  • Heinrich (Henry Scaggs) Shlykova

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  • Granger Simms

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  • Brandon Smith

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  • Richard Miller

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  • Chuck Manson

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  • Sarah Blade

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  • Forest

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  • Charles Powell

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  • Josephine "Josie" Bennett

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  • Marshall Barsoom

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  • Claire Carver

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  • Chester Wilkes

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  • Miles Jaggens

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  • "Rob"ert Throdron

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  • Virgil Half-Dollar

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  • Shandi Caravello

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  • Eva Jimenez

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