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Chapter 1 - A Runner's First Steps
First Job - The Kidnapping of Dorian Ackles
September 13, 2012 12:00
It started with a summon…
Mama, a local underworld high up, (ironic ain't it) called a group of rag tag nobodies to her bar, Blue Sun. And in they came: A large troll in a tailored clean suit with some grasp of magic, a twitchy matrix obsessed techowhatsit, a wiry human rigger and me, a small time crook and full time street bum. Now, Mama's taken care of me for years when I was little, so I figured I owed her some kinda favour and headed on over. After some trick with a fake wall, grr… We met up in a hidden room and got a de-brief: Head to Yellow Zone, to Sunbeam Tavern,
Lilac II - tankaa star-glow
connects their breaths -
a river path.
in lilac light
she forgets to sigh.
PREY NO MOREPREY NO MORE
Rope dug into Patrick’s wrists as he struggled to free his hands. His hot, damp breath washed over his face, trapped by the fabric sack secured over his head.
A floorboard creaked. Patrick froze, his back rigid against the chair, and strained his ears. Another creak.
“Hello?” he called.
The sound of swishing fabric.
“Who’s there? Where am I? Why’d you bring me here?” Blurred memories swam through his mind: drinking at the bar; stumbling home; a shadow sweeping out from an alley.
Fingers grasped his chin and jerked his head upward. “Hush.” A woman’s voice.
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