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Chiaroscuro 10.3

Kevin watched over Wren’s shoulder as a news anchor narrated what was happening in the park. The helicopter gave a clear view of the US military vehicles that tore into the park from where they had been stationed at the … Continue reading

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Eclipse 9.6

The street outside had been transformed into a battleground by Mafic and Felsic, making it difficult for the stolen SWAT vans to approach. Their reinforced wheels trundled over the thorn-covered metal vines that stretched across the street like spike strips, … Continue reading

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Eclipse 9.5

I approached the police line at a walking pace, ready to teleport out at a moment’s notice. If Temple Sun agents are here, they might all be under Temple’s control. The Blackwell enforcers, easily recognizable by their black turtlenecks and … Continue reading

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Interlude: Investment

Robert Banks strolled into the apartment, flanked by suit-wearing bodyguards. The room’s three occupants leapt into motion, diving behind furniture or into the apartment’s other rooms. “Rob Banks,” said a man in a turtleneck after it became obvious that there … Continue reading

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Cold Feet 5.3

Paragon and Guardian Angel crouched side-by-side on the roof of the warehouse, watching the door across the street. The waves from the ocean crashed faintly in the frigid dusk air. “This is not quite what I expected, Guardian Angel said. … Continue reading

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Cold Feet 5.2

Kevin tapped at the keyboard with growing frustration. “Gah, this is annoying,” he said. “What is?” Sean asked. He and Sasha were, at Kevin’s request, avoiding watching what he was doing, instead reading various articles on their phones. The UMBRA … Continue reading

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Umbra 4.2

I pushed a gust of wind through my torso to get the air moving and shivered. Soon it would be too cold to do that. From what I could feel out with the air currents, the ceiling drooped in in … Continue reading

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