REPOST: RAC Challenge! #19
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Sun Jan 3 12:54:33 PST 2016
On 12/9/2015 9:20 PM, Arthur Spitzer wrote:
> Chapter by Ted "Arsenal, the Lone Warrior" Brock
> who created the Starfall Imprint and also
> wrote various stuff for the LNH like
And who needs to come back dangit
> "So Jerry Franke has decreed that Paragon should be given to me," one
> voice iterated. "He has been saved from the Screaming Dreams of wReam,
> who forfeited his chance because someone sliced off his nose when he
> went to sneeze. And so it falls to Arsenal, the Lone Warrior, to make
> sure that such a whiner is taken care of. God, do I hate this job
You love it you nerd
> "Delta Squadron?" he asked, still groggy from his fatal experiences.
> "I've never heard of you."
> "That's not surprising," she stated, handing him a glass of water. He
> sipped it as he waited for an explanation. "We were formed only six
> months after you 'died'. I hate to be the one to break it to you,
> Dirk, but you've been dead for over a year. Because of a fuck-up on
> your part, the world has been taken over by Baron Jerry von Frankelin,
> and his wife, the Baroness Mary Lu Retina-Frankelin."
> "Remember reading on that weapon, 'Use properly, or the World will be
> "Vaguely," he lied.
This is why you always read the instructions >:/
> Dirk felt pain where he'd never felt pain before. He was no longer
> invulnerable. He couldn't fly. He guessed that he wasn't superhumanly
> strong, either. Dirk had learned how to teleport, but at the cost of
> his other powers.
An interesting authorial choice.
> But Roger Price was not a man who would sit by lazily as he lost his
> legs. With the help of his sister Ayla's firm, Price Industries, a
> little ingenuity, and a lot of hard work, he'd managed to put together
> a working set of leg braces that enabled him to walk again.
A lot of focus on these new characters. This seems to be a recurring
> My team will include: Artemis, Shield,
> Silverhawke, Frisbee, Waterfall, Esper, Blacklight, and Paragon."
Very '90s names, natch.
> "Unless they've found it," Dirk muttered, mostly to himself, "I used
> to park my Ultimate-Mobile in a sub-basement of the Federal Building.
> And it was never shown on any blueprints."
Makes sense! I'm sure this will be a helpful plot element that will lead to the
> Standing around the rusted out hulk that had been the Ultimate-Mobile,
> the Delta Squadron wondered how Paragon had managed to survive.
> "Who were they?" Blackfoot asked, turning to Paragon for an answer.
> "From the remains of their clothing, I'd guess Tito and Tina," was his
Man, the writers really didn't like the Twins. XD
> "Actually, as this last year was a leap year, it was three hundred
> sixty-six days," Esper commented. "And Happy Unbirthday."
> A hand reached out, grabbed Dirk by the shoulder, and dragged him into
> the office. A blood-curdling scream was heard by everyone in the Delta
> Squadron, then a dead silence.
> A woman with blood dripping from her lips walked out of he door,
> carrying Dirk's inert form. Dirk bled profusely from his jugular
> artery. She dropped Dirk unceremoniously onto the floor.
> "I'm Bloody Beth," she stated, her fangs gleaming with an evil glint.
> "Who's next?"
> "Not the Ultimate Vampire!"
DUN DUN DUN...
Drew "going to buy Tito and Tina some ice cream" Perron
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