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Never Would Have Thought

The Captain appraised his Junior Officer.  Mangin was a good man.  If he survived the blowback from this whole episode, he would be the best choice for the next Captain. “Have a seat.” Mangin sat.  The Captain pulled out a … Continue reading

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The Truth? Or Lies?

The man with a feather in his hat was the object of Officer Mangin’s disgust; being forced to meet the man who had lied and cheated the Greasers made him feel sick.  In Command meetings he had managed to distance … Continue reading

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Has Fog Lights, Really

Carv waited atop the mountain of waste for the others.  Piles of discarded and useless waste from Domeside shifted under his feet.  An oblong object, some kind of one person boat was visible.  It made Carv angry.  There wasn’t enough … Continue reading

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Wait, What Laser Blaster?

Chen Li marvelled at the vastness above her.  It should have been normal by now, but she was constantly amazed that only her magboots kept her clamped to the underside of the City. She was checking a report about a … Continue reading

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Forgetting That They Exist

Two hours ago Roman’s life had been normal, now it wasn’t. It started when his wristpad received mail.  Roman checked it and saw it was an overdraft bill.  A bill so long it took him seven minutes to scroll through … Continue reading

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The Fire Hose Tango

With the number of fires breaking out from arson and sabotage in Downbelow, it was to no-one’s surprise that some were missed.  The fire crews had only dealt with seven fires in the past ten years and now they had … Continue reading

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Fuck All Them Fuckers

Cracker was revelling in the sense of power his new uniform gave him.  Black, tight, with a nice badge on it proclaiming him a Security Officer of Downbelow.  He couldn’t believe that the Crew had given him and his fellow … Continue reading

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