18.⭑-2: Saint Candidate, ∞ Schadenfreude

Re-cap: Scorpio has revealed himself. Now his fall and his plans come to the surface. Schadenfreude » Pleasure at misfortune for eternity. Talib Al-Jarrah knew he was born with a golden spoon in his mouth—granted, it was quite a bitter spoon. While most children in Scorpio during the war were out learning tactics and gun-play withContinue reading “18.⭑-2: Saint Candidate, ∞ Schadenfreude”

18.[]: Peacekeepers, 2350 Covert

Re-cap:  Maria and Veles have offered their assistance to the peacekeepers and Capricornians, cleanly sweeping away the Augen members and the Augen-converted generals. Guided by Scorpio’s hand, however, Maria departs with Veles after Conta. Those who remain… Verdeckt » A covert player unvieled at 2350 hours Alice’s fascination about the human mind developed at an earlyContinue reading “18.[]: Peacekeepers, 2350 Covert”

18.4: Beasts, 1800 Raid

Re-cap: As those connected to the six outside of the six gather and then hide at the convention hall, Veles arrives and blows their cover.–Meanwhile, Shion guides Werner through the Threshold. Überfall » A thorough raid completed at  Die Hauptstadt, Capricorn Maria loved the taste of the ocean. Sometimes when she was on still waters onContinue reading “18.4: Beasts, 1800 Raid”

18.2: Pirate, 0600 Rally

Re-cap: Maria is headed into Capricorn with Lita the Specialist child, Simon the Monadic Priest, Veles the bounty hunter leader, and Emmanuel the foreign engineer when she is rendered unconscious by Scorpio’s invasion. When she awakens in an override over Werner, she swiftly intervenes in Leona’s combat engagement with Werner’s associates and defeats the saintContinue reading “18.2: Pirate, 0600 Rally”

18.⭑-1: Saint Candidate, ∞ Zugzwang

Re-cap: At the same time that Maria encounters Leona, Flannery Caertas—nicknamed ‘money bags,’ childhood friend of Talib and Alice, and failed saint candidate of Libra—has an encounter of her own. Zugzwang » An obligation to action for eternity Flannery Caertas still remembered when absolute darkness was her friend. ‘Total blindness’ was what the doctors had calledContinue reading “18.⭑-1: Saint Candidate, ∞ Zugzwang”

18.1: Second Lieutenant, 0900 Debt

Re-cap: Gilbert is caught in a stand-off with Leona who is after their hostage Dämon Forstchritt. Alongside him taking cover behind a conjured barricade are Captain Weingartner and Friedhelm Heimler, while the Sagittarians engage with Leona. Posted at the bridge above them are Alwin Brandt, Nico Fabrizzio, Derik Stein, Wilhelm Fischer, Klaus Kleine, and Dämon.Continue reading “18.1: Second Lieutenant, 0900 Debt”

17.?: 「 」, – – – – ??????

[Mood OST 1] • [Mood OST 2] • [Shion Mood Theme (chapter spoilers)] Re-cap: ? ? ? (A memory that changes everything and nothing.) Shion Myosotis always had a troublesome relationship with her name. (Still did.) Well, correction: she hated her name. Because while her given name was in the language of the Hoshi Clan, her surname wasContinue reading “17.?: 「 」, – – – – ??????”

17.5: Private, 2200 Point of Contact

Re-cap: The Kaiser has been revealed to be working willingly, knowingly alongside the Manipulator, the Saint Candidate of Scorpio. In a split moment decision, Weingartner turns away from the Kaiser and kidnaps Dämon Forstchritt in an attempt to expose these operations. He finds help and allies in Werner’s subordinates—Gilbert, Nico, Brandt, Heimler, Fischer, Kleine andContinue reading “17.5: Private, 2200 Point of Contact”

17.[]: Captain, 1930 Promotion

Re-cap: Captain Volkner Weingartner has successfully transported Marionette Engel and Werner Waltz to the capital as ordered by the Kaiser. He drops them off at the conductor convention and temporarily leaves to make a phone call. However, when he returns… Förderung » Promotion given at 1930 hours. Die Hauptstadt, Capricorn “Where… are they?” The question wasContinue reading “17.[]: Captain, 1930 Promotion”

17.4: Prince, 1700 No Longer Human

Re-cap: Olive, Trystan, Gilbert, Stein, Brandt, Claire, and Nico have fallen down into the facility beneath 43rd Street after suppressing an apparent reservoir leak. Already beneath 43rd are peacekeepers Gabrielle, Talib, Alice, and ELPIS leader Francis who have been directed here by Marta.  Nicht Mehr Menschlich » No longer human. 1700 hours. Die Hauptstadt, Capricorn WhenContinue reading “17.4: Prince, 1700 No Longer Human”