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Eclipse Phase – The Thunder and the Whirlwind Episode 6

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Last session, the Firewall agents earned their salaries. They crashed a mech party, challenged a crime boss to one on one combat, and then impersonated too-rich-for-their-own-blood Hyperelites to gain access to the inner chambers of Skinesthesia. While Noah donned his old personality and spun a web of deceit, John and T.O.M. managed to find the lab where Dr. Worthmeyer was conducting her research.

Unfortunately, what was waiting for them was horrific beyond words. The Firewall agents, barely managing to contain the exsurgent threat that had consumed Dr. Worthmeyer, beat a hasty retreat. They managed to cover their trail with some desperate clean-up tactics and composure under pressure, delaying the sure-to-follow investigation and buying themselves precious time.

It seems, however, that Akinye is almost ready to make her move. She has a deadly Basilisk hack, TITAN nanotech, and her fingers on the trigger of an unknown number of exsurgents who are ready to pop.

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Eclipse Phase – The Thunder and the Whirlwind Episode 5

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The Firewall team, having been given some forced downtime, promptly ran smack into a series of increasingly dangerous problems. Someone has deployed a basilisk onto the mesh. Its capabilities, motivations, and intent are unknown. A hypercorp bureaucratic drone was subverted and was apparently used as a puppet to begin some sort of sabotage using recovered TITAN nanotech.

PROX-E KING has ordered the Sentinels to make all possible haste to shut down Akinye and her Red Devils terrorist organization. Unfortunately, the spies have almost no information about Akinye or her organization, and their plans, location, or intents. Flying blind, they have to attempt to track down as much information as possible and then make their move, before the Red Devils strike.

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Eclipse Phase – The Thunder and the Whirlwind Episode 4

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Having survived the TQZ and PROX-E Ghost’s ministrations, the Firewall team — posing as the Red Devils — successfully robbed the Ashoka 22. In a matter of minutes, they breached the train’s security and thoroughly neutralized its mercenary guards, making off with their cargo.

During the raid, Sam Franklin, ex-Direct Action mercenary, came knife-to-knife with an old friend. Insisting on a ‘man’s fight,’ he held off the majority of the mercenary team while his Firewall compatriots secured their target cargo.

Having completed the first stage of their mission, the Sentinels are being ordered to take some downtime, and stay off the radar while they look into the location of the Red Devils’ homebase. And after all, their favors are coming due.

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Eclipse Phase – The Thunder and the Whirlwind Episode 3

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The Firewall team is going undercover, posing as Jared Dirac and his team of anonymous Red Devil terrorists. They have received an itinerary of sorts, and have already completed the first task; a daring raid on a TITAN infested settlement on the outskirts of the Titan Quarantine Zone.

There, they recovered a strand of dangerous nanotech for the terrorists, and almost lost Griswold Stuart to an attack by the site’s fractal guardians. Having survived their brush with horrific death, the Firewall Sentinels are poised to carry out a robbery on the Ashoka 22, a maglev train carrying a hypercorp’s secret cargo.

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Eclipse Phase – The Thunder and the Whirlwind Episode 2

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Jared Dirac, the traitor to Firewall, has been captured, intact. Four of the Burner Morphs have been captured (two in less than mint condition.) The VTOL, the weaponry, and the gear from the smuggler’s cave have all been captured.

The first step for the Firewall Sentinels will be to parse the information they gathered. Interrogate Dirac, examine the records from the Red Devils, and – carefully – investigate the nanotech, both the secured container and the nanoparticles.

From there, drastic steps will have to be taken to shut down the terrorists, and fast.

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