Conquest: Hidden Talents

Conquest: Hidden Talents

We found several Unbroken survivors right where Elia said we would, guarding a deep cave system to the North. Suspicious at first, they became much more hospitable when an approaching Disfavored patrol drew iron and charged us – my assembled party as much as the...
MotW: Good Doggie

MotW: Good Doggie

Carefully advancing down the corridor, Seth and Roger kept careful eyes out for the “guard dogs” about which they had been warned, Seth’s trusty revolver at the ready. Tommy, Tammy, and Ismene brought up the rear, making sure the party wouldn’t...
MotW: Revelation

MotW: Revelation

“You met the slug-thing?” the young scientist asked with trepidation, taking note of the discolored splatters on the team’s clothing and skin. “It’s something of a queen of theirs. If you’ve hurt it, it may send the swarm into chaos...
MotW: Questions and Answers

MotW: Questions and Answers

Returning to the hallway outside of Lab 02, the group advanced slowly, hive constructs continued covering the walls and ceiling, thick but not blocking the path forward. Unlike other doors, Lab 03 had a small window, bright white light streaming from inside. Roger...
MotW: Two Steps Forward

MotW: Two Steps Forward

His breath shallow and eyes glassy, Seth lay on the cold tile floor, muscles twitching in response to the dozens of stings he suffered trying to get to Ismene. His friends had managed to drive back the thrumming swarm, but foul and unknown venom was coursing through...
Covert Ops: Treeline

Covert Ops: Treeline

Sprinting toward an entrenched position has never, in the history of warfare, carried with it a high chance of success. From Flander’s Fields in WWI to the Tet Offensive fifty years later, trying to charge a dug-in enemy usually results in a very succinct and...