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 Verdeckt

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 unveiled at 2350 hours Alice’s fascination about the human mind had developed at anContinue reading “18.[]: Peacekeepers, 2350 Verdeckt”

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”

15.[]: Peacekeepers, 0700 Verschlimmbesserung

Re-cap: While the main six are entangled by an unseen enemy, peacekeeper Gabrielle Law embarks to investigate the Verbundene Augen in Capricorn alongside two companions. Verschlimmbesserung » Improving for the worse beyond 0700 hours Ariesian knight-turned-Ophiuchian peacekeeper Gabrielle Law felt like she was losing her minions one-by-one. She’d lost her first, oldest, and best toContinue reading “15.[]: Peacekeepers, 0700 Verschlimmbesserung”

7.6: Jericho’s Peace (Guerra)

Re-cap:  Synchronization has occurred.  Several months prior, peacekeeping agent Jericho was assigned to investigate the disappearance of a missing peacekeeping agent named Leona, future first chairwoman of the ELPIS Department of Ophiuchus. His investigation took him to the Twin Cities of Gemini alongside his assigned partner Talib Al-Jarrah where he encountered an ELPIS sect andContinue reading “7.6: Jericho’s Peace (Guerra)”