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  • Down With Disease

    [[:aaron-mathias | Aaron Mathias]] pulled off his jacket and hung it on a hook behind the door in the laboratory, then sat down on the narrow but comfortable bed in the center of the coolly-lit sleep chamber. Lying on a table next to the bed was an …

  • There is Always a Place

    Chapel Hill, NC has a history of outsiders, weirdos, punks, hippies, actors and miscreants of a particular blend. Lately they’ve been harder to find. Making way for the marriage of new money and old. Developers out to make even the airport coffee …

  • Misguided Ghosts

    [[:gina-tarantino | She]] pressed her manicured fingernail against the doorbell, smoothing down her hair as she waited. A [[:guillermo-guy-cortas | tall, athletic man]] with light brown skin opened the door. He wore a tight security uniform that showed …

  • The Luckiest

    [[:natalie-allegro | Natalie]] jumped as her phone began to vibrate in her back pocket. The silicone gash she was trying to apply to the actress sitting in the chair fell to the floor. “Damnit...who could be calling this early?!” Natalie mumbled to …

  • As Fragile as Ashes

    [[:sidney-denault | Sidney Denault]] sat at the massive desk that filled a large portion of his study in [[New Orleans | Longue View]], his fountain pen quick at work. Others would think it antiquated, but he insisted on handwritten answers to requests …

  • Message to Contingent Hunters

    _This message is distributed to Contingent hunters via snail mail, text from blocked numbers, e-mail from blind accounts, and robocalls._ Hunters of the Contingent, We are in a period of danger, more so than we have ever faced. Already the …

  • Sapphics

    "Sapphics":https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems-and-poets/poems/detail/53983 “Hey there. We’ve got a crazy woman here who I think y’all will be pretty interested in. She came running into the lobby of Cloverleaf HQ hollerin' about “The Key,” and …

  • Repeat Mistakes

    Mal stumbled out of the cave and ran past [[:miles-jaggens | Miles]], fighting back the urge to vomit. _Except there’s nothing left; it’s all on the floor of the cave._ She sat down and ran her fingers clinically over her abdomen and lower back, checking …

  • Duty Calls

    “And that is how I single-handedly saved a bus full of small school children.” [[:granger-simms | Granger]] finished his story and poured the shot of tequila setting it between him and [[The Sept of the Clouds | Forsetti]]. “Single-handedly? Booooooo …

  • Highway to Hell

    Location: Washington, D.C. Date Range: Weekend of February 25th, 2017 Summary: Team entered underworld and successfully sealed the M Street Bridge. Multiple sources of physical, and video, evidence collected (submitted to all three factions of …

  • Memento Mori

    [[:tazendra-taz-crow | Taz]] hung up the phone, wincing as she heard the change in [[:granger-simms | Granger’s]] voice, and stared into the dark, tangled forest just outside the old Rourke Estate. The revulsion that rose up at the thought of running into …

  • Over the World's Rim

    "Over the World's Rim":https://newrepublic.com/article/95918/four-poems-william-faulkner Dark fairies are showing up and murdering people because of it. Psychics feel it thrumming just at the edge of sight, warping their dreams. Spirits of the land …

  • A Plagued Journey

    "A Plagued Journey":https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems-and-poets/poems/detail/48992 Hey everyone! I hope you're getting this. I heard the Frequency is down but Ken said this was still a good way to reach out. Anyways, it's me... [[:gina-tarantino | …

  • Vile Machinations

    Mal, If I may be so presumptuous to call you "Mal," then perhaps I can be so in calling you a friend. I have thought of little else but those moments in which I injected you with your own medicine; to drug you and leave you on the floorboard of a …

  • [CNN.com] BREAKING NEWS

    [[File:734498 | class=media-item-align-center| breaking-news.png]] _February 20th, 2017_ *WASHINGTON, D.C.*—Historic stonework has been uninstalled from the M Street Bridge, and no Washington D.C. municipal authority has any record of a work permit …

  • All for Nothing

    _(Recording starts)_ “So I guess this is day ten since I ingested the fruit. There was concern about the amount of propofol that was needed to keep me sedated. Anyway, since I’ve been talking to myself a lot even while I was unconscious Chelsea thought …

  • Alone

    "Alone":https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/alone The San Francisco Coalition on Homelessness estimates that there are 12,000 homeless people living in the city. Citizens are used to seeing them as they go about their business, but something is …

  • Night Piece

    "Night Piece":https://newrepublic.com/article/95918/four-poems-william-faulkner "The dead are walking. Now that the machines of Heaven.exe have been shut down, it seems that souls and magic are flowing through Hill Valley, again. Unfortunately, it's …

  • Case File #040301

    The following journal entries were found in the GesLab facility in San Francisco. It is believed that this journal belonged to Dr. Ethan Prescott, the head scientist running the facility. These are the portions we were able to save from the lab. It should …

  • Faerie Tales: Susan Rourke

    A long time ago, there lived in Hill Valley a girl named Susan Rourke. Incorrigible, she would smoke, talk back to her elders, cuss, and, worst of all, skip church. Raised by a single mother, everyone knew that Susan wouldn’t amount to anything. Then one …

  • New Friends

    The itching wouldn't stop. A little spot on the back of his left shoulder blade tingled, ensuring Richard was always aware of its presence. It was a reminder of an exhausting trial that he would much rather forget. It was perhaps the first time on a …

  • An email From Zak to his Agent

    To: Fred Fulson (ffulson@glamour.kingdom) From: Zak Zimmerman (truezak@zak.awesome) Subject: You might have been right about SC!! Attachment: marvinmillerinvestigations.jpg Hey Agentman. Do you remember when I played Chris in 'The Storm Has A …

  • Souless

    *Victim 1: 35 year old caucasian male. Third degree burns across the entirety of the torso, but not cause of death. Extreme heat melted the vitreous body, and there are small fractures on the inside of the orbit.* Mal paused, trying to find the best …

  • Dam research update

    Dam History I’ve been continuing to research the history of what I’m going to refer to as the Hill Valley dam. The reason I say that is that as strange as this sounds, on every record and drawing I’ve come across, there is some sort of copying error, …

  • Chat Log between the Symbols

    ⊙: Siblings, our patronage is reaching Phase Two. Our long term nodes along the divine triangle have successfully catalyzed the tri-axis. Homo sapien psycho-genesis has reached critical mass. Active hostile protocols haven’t interceded. The Ka Realization …

  • A Lens Looking into What?

    For not the first time in the last couple months, I again lie in a hospital bed wondering if I made the wrong choice in joining the Contingent. I got partially frozen on my last mission, with two demons possessing me and trying to come alive in me. This …

  • Dear Brother

    An older reflection of John appeared upon the screen. Tired rings weighed down his eyes, and his hesitance was plain in his expression. John wasn't sure if it was the constant traveling or the years in academia that gave him the small shocks of white hair …

  • After Fifty Years

    "After Fifty Years":https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems-and-poets/poems/detail/53984 Susan Rourke believes Dorothea Dix hospital is another key location in The Patron's apocalyptic plans. Although there are rumors of the hospital's imminent closing …

  • The Race's Splendor

    "The Race's Splendor":https://newrepublic.com/article/95918/four-poems-william-faulkner One of the locations pointed out by Rouke is Morehead Observatory in Chapel Hill. This venerable location announced ambitious plans for renovations earlier in the …

  • Our Shot

    Friends, I and a few others have been thinking quite a bit about how to un-fuck the world after what happened during our last set of missions to stop the Patron(s). Not everything about the mission was bad. Specifically, the Patrons …

  • Dr. Skaar--The More You Know

    As various primetime television channels fade to commercial, the first ad opens up on Dr. Skaar leaning against his desk. The classic oak furniture and masculine earth tones of his decor give a warm, comfortable feel to his office. Off to the side, …

  • Knowing is Half the Battle

    The high tinny sound of old country music filled the dingy bar. No one seemed to pay much attention to the aging jukebox in the corner, minus the drunk next to it humming along to whichever song of heartbreak and loneliness it played. Above it stood the …

  • The Detached

    "The Detached":https://www.poeticous.com/maya-angelou/the-detached Whatever Stella let loose on the Bay Area appears to be escalating. Gina is reporting seeing lost souls all over the city. There has been a dramatic increase in the strength and …

  • Notes from the Road

    _Dozens seen on bulletin boards in migrant services centers, translated from Spanish:_ Brothers and sisters, keep your eyes open, because dark times are coming. The stories and legends of our childhoods are rising up and we are caught in the middle. …

  • Steamed Milk

    Freight Car Flo slowly braked the electric powered velocipede. She unwrapped the olive shemagh from her muscular face, and then pulled the vintage riding goggles to her forehead. Squinting to check the horizon away from the sea for railroad bulls and …

  • Running Out of Time

    Quintin was running out of time. The portal back would be closing soon, the beetle bridges were starting to waken and writhe, and he only had one flare left. He waited, hearing the clicks and screams of the Albino Skeletons as they followed the trail of …

  • The Quadroon Girl

    "The Quadroon Girl":https://www.poetrysoup.com/famous/poem/the_quadroon_girl_5688 “Well, things are going to Hell in a handbasket, quick. After what we learned in the Triangle, we’re more aggressively following some persons of interest. One such person …

  • Can't Stop The Signal

    The last time [[Washington DC | Tamara Oliver]] had wandered into the Tulgey Wood, it had been a stiflingly hot and oppressive place, filled with the sounds of unnatural beasts prowling the underbrush. Now, it was cool and dark, and dimly lit with the …

  • The Promise

    [[:the-sept-of-the-clouds | Leanna]] stepped out of the supply closet of [[Hill Valley SC | Granger’s Own]] and into the garage proper. The pleasant Colorado air gave way to the oppressive summer heat of South Carolina. “Uuuuuugh. Summer. The worst …

  • Riots and Government Control

    Frogs chirp outside a small ranch house as the rain patters down on the roof shingles. Inside, a family sits in their living room, faces tense, staring at their TV as it fades from commercial back to the nightly news. The anchor’s somber voice cuts the …

  • Wishing Well

    The old well was a mossy, crumbling pile of fieldstones left over from the halcyon days of the Rourke estate, now taking up a small corner on the edge of the Hill Valley artist’s enclave with the encroaching forest just started to enfold it, with vines …

  • Dance, Magic, Dance

    “You remind me of the babe.” “What babe?” “The babe with the power.” “What power?” “The power of voodoo!” “Hey, if you’re talking about Maman Minerva, she’s got a name, and it’s kind of rude to call her things like ‘babe', [[:forest | …

  • Knockin' on Heaven's Door

    *St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Hagerstown, Maryland* “Bless me Father, for I have sinned. It has been…. 2 hours and 36 minutes since my last confession.” Father Franklin looked up, glancing toward the screened confessional window. “That’s quite …

  • One Day More

    “So this is it, man, one way or the other. We win or we die. Or maybe we win _and_ we die. _¿Quien sabe?_" “Girl, why you gotta be so damn depressing right now,” Reggie replied, “when y’all so damn close to the end of this shit?” “Because I need it …

  • Stayin' Alive

    "You've been doing what?" "Uh, crawling through the "zom-bayou":https://the-contingent.obsidianportal.com/adventure-log/the-quadroon-girl and kicking the proverbial ass of a tower of flesh. And then there was that battery of bad juju... Heh, bad-tery." …

  • Season 4

    [[The Story So Far]] [[Sharpe to Agents What is Known of the Patron and the Door]] h3. Session 1 [[The Valley Of Unrest | The Valley Of Unrest]] [[Sapphics | Sapphics]] [[Lament for the Moths | Lament for the Moths]] h3. Session 2 [[The …

  • Eva Jimenez

    It's the classic story: third out of four, the only girl in a family of boys, raised by her Dad after her mother died of a long, ugly illness. Learned to hold her own when the boys started shoving each other around for fun. Dad ran his own garage in L …

  • Harry McCoy

    Before joining The Contingent Harry lived a rather average life as the son of a local news-casting celebrity. At a young age Harry decided to become a journalist like his father, though something with more investigative focus like those that worked in …

  • Trent Remington

    Little is known about Trent Remington, even among those hunters with whom he works most closely. Most of his known associates are now deceased, with the notable exception of Frank Wilkes. However, it's safe to assume he has military or paramilitary …

  • Granger Simms

    Granger Simms was born the son of a fisherman on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. His mother died in childbirth and his father was left to raise him and his deaf brother. Given all that, he had a pretty carefree childhood and did well enough in …

  • Richard Miller

    WIP h3. Journals "Old Notes and Memories, Part I":https://the-contingent.obsidianportal.com/adventure-log/old-notes-and-memories "Old Notes and Memories, Part II":https://the-contingent.obsidianportal.com/adventure-log/old-notes-and- …

  • Charles Powell

    Charles Powell was an ordinary beat cop, until the day he and his partner Bill responded to a domestic disturbance only to find a vampire draining his victim. Charles was thrown into a wall, and lay there bleeding and concussed as the vampire snapped …

  • Miles Jaggens

    Chinese-Canadian. Went to law school in the US to study corporate law. While walking home from a frat party one night he blacked out. He woke up in a hospital with severe head trauma, no memory of the previous night, and overwhelmed by the thoughts and …

  • Virgil Half-Dollar

    Virgil Halfdollar is a popular Hobo running for Hobo King for his first term as Hobo King on August 13, 2016. This is Virgil's second time running. His campaign platform is concentrated on organizing the Hobo Community to protect transients from the …

  • Father Xander Court

    Grew up on the mean streets of Boston. Whats it to ya? I never knew my father and my mother was always at work. We had nothing. I wanted to have something. So on my 16th birthday I was jumped in to the local MS13 chapter. I guess being darker of …

  • Jack Mills

    Jack earned his Masters but decided he didn’t want to deal with the politics of going for PHD. He kept working in academia with Lindsey, his long time friend from undergrad, at the University of Chicago because of his interests but he works more as a …

  • Reyna Parker

    Marginally successful author of YA novels through Versifier Publishing company until 4 years ago. Reyna knows 3 languages; English, sarcasm, and cursive. She’s known to dress punk casual, ripped jeans, form fitting graphic tees, and her favorite steel …

  • Vickie Mack

    Vickie Mack is a brilliant police officer in every way, particularly in the aspect of social interaction.Negotiating truce with gangs, shoot outs, major drug and mafia related busts and going after the worst criminals in society are all in a days work for …

  • Gunter McHausen

    - raised on a farm - affinity for animals - father didn't interact much, remote / distant; almost evil in his demeanor towards others. Family he 'tolerated', but showed no real love to. - father disappeared leaving the family destitute. - Mom moved …

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