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« Reply #60 on: (12:31:27/11-26-19) »
[Tuesday November 14th, 2079; The Tribe’s turf, Northern Redmond, Seattle Metroplex]

“I really don’t think the corps have any reason to be involved here, the real estate is shit, it’s why we haven’t had any real competition setting up here.  If the Reapers had some new fancy tech they might be part of field trials but from what I’ve heard it’s good stuff but hardly cutting edge.  Of course that’s more than enough to make them a threat if they come looking for trouble.  I think the new leader is the more likely scenario, someone who wants to make a name.  I don’t know if we can pay them enough to make them look in another direction?  Carrot and stick perhaps?”

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In the matrix 0Day had complete control of the two hosts and was able to rifle through their archives, whilst keeping a careful eye on his OS, to gain a bit more insight in to the urban tribe.  As far as he could see they were on the level, just beginning to trade with parts of Toursitville as they got some surplus above just keeping themselves going.  That might be enough of a tip to the status quo that someone could see them as a threat?

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« Reply #61 on: (14:48:19/11-26-19) »
While Tom talked Tipperman fired a message off to 0Day, trusting that the decker had not been able to resist temptation <<Find a list of the members of the tribe?  Better yet if it comes with pictures?  And my contact said one of the Tribe was romantically linked with like the sister of the leader of the Slaughterhowzers -- find anything on that?>>  He gave his hat a bit of a tug, never quite trusting the trodes to be staying in just the right place, for all that his connection to his link seemed good.

When Tom finished, he replied "So that's the Reavers.  How's things with the Slaughterhowzers?"

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« Reply #62 on: (07:30:23/11-27-19) »
[Tuesday November 14th, 2079; The Tribe’s turf, Northern Redmond, Seattle Metroplex]

Tom looked a bit restless at the mention of the Slaughterhowzers… “That may be a different story… we’ve dealt with them before, as far as we had to, but things are a bit more complicated now.  Their leader’s Flint, well his sister, Gemma, has shacked up with one of my friends.  He’s a human so it goes against all their orc pride schtick and they’ve made it quite clear what they feel about the situation.  Normally this’d blow over but pride has a way of interfering and Gemma has been a little too vocal about the matter and blood is up.  I could send her away but we have a tradition of hospitality that I am loathe to break as it would compromise our own values and for now the council is siding with her.  So, there’s my dilemma…”

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« Reply #63 on: (16:59:06/11-27-19) »
"So if I see this right we have an ambitious new leader stiring up drek and a Romeo and Juliet stick on the other side.
Curbing the ambitious is potentially the easier thing of the two. Seems like we should get some serious info on the guy to see which buttons make him go."

Omen had been pretty alert so far and caught himself actually beginning to enjoy this job.
"If all else fails I can try to join the Slaughterhowzers."
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« Reply #64 on: (12:21:31/11-29-19) »
[Tuesday November 14th, 2079; The Tribe’s turf, Northern Redmond, Seattle Metroplex]

“Sounds about right” Tom replied “Look, I don’t know how you want to play this or precisely what my sister is paying you to do, but you’re welcome to stay here and we can help you with resources, within reason.  I don’t know who the current Reapers’ boss is, you’ve probably got better contacts to find out than I have anyway.  They used to hole up in the centre of the Greystone estate and I presume that hasn’t changed…”

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« Reply #65 on: (15:00:33/12-04-19) »
"I got dem' some ganger contacts, get em called see what the names are I. The winds" Dynamyt piped up "we ship 'em rehashed lumps all the while. An' some come to me for fixing up, no much though, I charge too much keeps the que short"
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« Reply #66 on: (10:11:12/12-05-19) »
"Sure, sleeping here would save time and bullets traveling through Redmond.  But the way I figure it, the Reapers are the more straightforward issue to deal with, so I think it is time for us to head over that way and find some answers."  Although he hadn't put into words how they'd get answers, that he was smacking his right fist into his left palm gave a pretty clear indication of how he was figuring they were going to get answers.
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« Reply #67 on: (16:27:42/12-05-19) »
Omen smiled: "Alright, finally. Let's head over there - but let's keep the van close by if we need to make a sudden retreat."
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« Reply #68 on: (08:20:35/12-06-19) »
[Tuesday November 14th, 2079; Reaper turf, Northern Redmond, Seattle Metroplex]

The team headed out on bikes playing outrider with the van following behind.  The terrain didn’t change much, it was still crap, but the gang signs changed over to the Reapers’ scythe motif daubed across walls and even more prominently in AR tags on street lamps (some of which were even functioning in the grimy light) and building fronts.

0Day, keeping an eye on matrix activity in the vicinity, was the first to spot the smartlinked weapons in the dilapidated old fire station on the left side of the road and a couple more in the house across the street.  It would seem there was a welcoming committee!

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« Reply #69 on: Today at 03:56:17 »
Omen spotted the Ambush just in time to slam on the breaks of the old van. The car bucked and wobbled on the worn out suspension, but he managed not to crash and get the bulk of the car's engine between himself and the gangers.
It wasn't the first time that he had had to get his rifle ready from the confines of a convoy, but it still took time to do so.
Meanwhile, shots from inside the fire station began to fly in his direction and he had to duck a bit when one bullet punctured the windshield above his head.
<<Get yourself behind the van>>
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