21c: Outsiders Lurking Below

??? The warmth of the vitae stream cast the white pillars in an iridescent glow. Lambda hummed to herself from where she was perched on top of one of the slanted pillars. She’d been busily scrubbing away at a patch of overgrown moss on a stubborn spot on the pillar for quite some time. GammaContinue reading “21c: Outsiders Lurking Below”

20.4: Soldier » Duty/Lunacy

Re-cap: While Maria, Jericho, Cadence, Atienna, and Olive, tie the loose ends to their developments in Capricorn, Gilbert, Nico, Captain Weingartner and the rest of Werner’s unit await their fate in the capital’s execution tower. Werner, meanwhile… Die Hauptstadt, Capricorn Feeling a familiar sense of deja vu, Gilbert stared at the bars of his cell.Continue reading “20.4: Soldier » Duty/Lunacy”

19.5: Outsiders, 2400 Log Close

Re-cap: After Werner and Alice manage to calm Jericho, Jericho gains some closure with Francis/Theta and provides his vitae to the Capricornians. Before Scorpio’s spore can be removed from him, however, Scorpio forces himself to the surface and lashes out. Those outside of the six within the Capricornian capital make their final struggle.  Protokoll SchließenContinue reading “19.5: Outsiders, 2400 Log Close”

19.3: Peacekeeper, 1500 Annihilation

References to (60) Part II | 9.6: Jericho’s (Lost) Raziocinio & (16) Part I | 2.6: Jericho Raid.  Re-cap: Jericho rampages through the streets of the Capricornian capital. He comes across Gamma, Tau, Beta, Oran, and Forschritt and attacks them relentlessly. Francis, Alice, Gilbert, and Klaus try to step in but Jericho’s powerful conducting dampensContinue reading “19.3: Peacekeeper, 1500 Annihilation”

19.2: Doctor, 1130 Distance

References to (69) Part II | 10.5: Jericho’s Cycling (Vendetta). Re-cap: While Scorpio basks in his personal foreseen victory, a feverish Gilbert encounters Jericho who is being guided by Scorpio and destroying everything in his path. After following after the peacekeeper, Gilbert finds him engaged in combat against the ELPIS leaders Tau, Gamma, and BetaContinue reading “19.2: Doctor, 1130 Distance”

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”

16.( ): ELPIS Leader & Crime Leader, 0007 Filial Affection

Re-cap: The Twin Cities is still recovering from the ELPIS attack headed by the ELPIS leader Theta who was initiated into Francis Foxman, a leader of the Foxman crime organization. Allen Foxman and Carl Foxman, his brothers, are given the responsibility of caring for Specialist children that were once in Theta’s care. As the cityContinue reading “16.( ): ELPIS Leader & Crime Leader, 0007 Filial Affection”