The Showstoppers

The Showstoppers

Maybe the Boy Scouts had something with their “be prepared” motto—a little forethought went a long way into not having to deal with afterthoughts. Sometimes the universe had a special way of showing its serendipity to those not normally enthusiastic about...
Pink Mohawks and Mirror Shades

Pink Mohawks and Mirror Shades

I have a great deal of respect for the minds behind the Shadowrun role-playing game, first released by FASA in 1989, and their commitment to giving their dystopian future a grim reality while leaving plenty of opportunities for levity and lightheartedness. They did...
Immutable (Runner Concept)

Immutable (Runner Concept)

Angela wasn’t supposed to learn about the truth behind her father’s position at the company, but sometimes rebellious teenagers can surprise even the most well-prepared of parents. She had been raised as a normal, average daughter of a mid-level wageslave,...
Collateral Damages (Runner Concept)

Collateral Damages (Runner Concept)

The Shadow community is a small one—word travels fast, even from city to city. The megacorps have subsidiaries in all corners of the globe, and their Johnsons, the semi-anonymous procurers of “deniable assets,” all have bosses to report back to when a job...
True Sight (Runner Concept)

True Sight (Runner Concept)

It wasn’t usually difficult to avoid her when she came home from the bars; he would crawl out to the fire escape, hide under the sink, or take shelter beneath her bed until she collapsed in a synthehol-induced haze. He was used to keeping himself entertained,...
A Study In (Runner Concept)

A Study In (Runner Concept)

Though technology and fashion had combined and advanced to a point that would be unrecognizable even a few decades prior, Scarlet preferred the crisp lines and sharp angles of a simple, fashionable blazer that matched her name. She felt it accented her features,...