It has been a month since the Artificial Immortality providing L-Gates have gone offline, much of the realm has fallen into chaos. The City of Vostok is a small beacon of stability in this cluster
However, recent events have destabilized the peace. Uknown forces have managed to use ancient tek to split up the neighboring plate of Zapad, conjoining parts of it to Vostok, Leaving the residents of Zapad scattered, exploited and angry
20191230_012441 by Kastrenzo, on Flickr
20191230_012447 by Kastrenzo, on FlickrPointer: OK, Let's go over this one last time... Amethyst teleporter crystals are being transported from the mines in an unmarked vehicle through the city.. And when they cross into Vostok the intersection will be indefensible and crowded with traffic. the prime time to strike.... The client has placed a standard bounty tracker on the vehicle.
20191230_012455 by Kastrenzo, on FlickrPointer: Meng is up on the roof with the big gun, Once we identify the target, he'll take out the driver and we'll steal the truck. clear?
20191230_012539 by Kastrenzo, on FlickrMeng: Activity at the crossing.... private security... Amateurs..
A vehicle passes into the plate and appraches
20191230_012718 by Kastrenzo, on FlickrMeng: This is it.. open jeep.. two guards.
20191230_012821 by Kastrenzo, on FlickrPointer: Wait a minute... there's two trackers? but there's only supposed to be one.. wtf?!
More vehicles are following behind it
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one of the team notices another sniper across the road
20191230_012844 by Kastrenzo, on FlickrMeng: Uh... What are the chances that there's two scores in the same place?...
A van slams into the jeep and flips it
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The doors fly open and a bunch of goons gun down the guards and run into the street
20191230_013256 by Kastrenzo, on FlickrPointer: Reavers!..
20191230_013327 by Kastrenzo, on FlickrMerc: package is under attack! Package is under...
Reaver Snipers shoot the guy dead
20191230_013527 by Kastrenzo, on Flickr
20191230_013633 by Kastrenzo, on FlickrDjango: Alright kids.... watch this!
20191230_013713 by Kastrenzo, on FlickrBob: Did that just happen?...
20191230_014302 by Kastrenzo, on FlickrJed: We have to move now!
The team rushes into the chaos, a confused civilian jumps out of his truck
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Reavers just shoot him
20191230_014443 by Kastrenzo, on FlickrPointer: Fk!
Jed immediately shoots her in the face
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Another flanks them around the truck
20191230_014604 by Kastrenzo, on FlickrReaver: GOT YAAAA
Bob saves Jed, blowing her away with the shotgun
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He cracks open the case from the jeep
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A bunch of chinsey trinkets fall out
20191230_014931 by Kastrenzo, on FlickrBob: WTF is this shit!!?
Pointer: Next truck!
Another pirate peeks around the van
20191230_015009 by Kastrenzo, on Flickr
Pointer gets him in the back
20191230_015036 by Kastrenzo, on FlickrReaver OOOF
20191230_015119 by Kastrenzo, on FlickrPointer: What's in the case!
Redneck: It aint nothin but my mama's family jewel! don't take it.. please!
Pointer: Show me... if that's true, we'll let you go
The civilian shows him the contents of his safe,
20191230_015135 by Kastrenzo, on FlickrPointer: BOB! What are you staring at?! check that van!
He opens the hatch
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the doors fly open and two boots are taken to his chest
20191230_015226 by Kastrenzo, on FlickrAgent: HYEEEEAAAAA
She points the gun at Bob
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He quickly pulls the trigger and splatters her
20191230_015421 by Kastrenzo, on FlickrAgent: BBLLLYEAAAH! >:O
20191230_015459 by Kastrenzo, on FlickrJed: Good shot buddy!
Jed is shot in the face by a hiding agent.
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Pointer shoots him in the face
20191230_015556 by Kastrenzo, on FlickrPointer: Shit! man down!
20191230_015639 by Kastrenzo, on FlickrPointer: BOB! LOAD THE TRUCK, WE GOTTA GO!
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Bob opens a case, confirming location of the crystals.
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Two more reavers ambush them... but one raises his hand to talk
20191230_020056 by Kastrenzo, on FlickrO'Malley: Hold your fire!... We just want the Golden Toads!... leave us our score, and we'll let you have yours. I give ya my word!
20191230_020121 by Kastrenzo, on FlickrMeng: Got this Son of a bitch....
Pointer: Wait,, No!
A Sniper bullet misses and smashes into a wall behind them, and everyone scatters
20191230_020239 by Kastrenzo, on Flickr
20191230_020437 by Kastrenzo, on FlickrO'Malley: You'll regret this! I swear!
Bob loads the crate
20191230_020556 by Kastrenzo, on FlickrPointer: Get the van out of here, I'll be right behind you!
Bob flees in the van, just as he's clear he hears a shot and yelling on the radio
Meng: Bob! Pointers down! get back here with that truck! pick me up!
20191230_023121 by Kastrenzo, on Flickr
Shortly therafter. the ambush scene has been locked down by a flood of law enforcement.
20191230_023152 by Kastrenzo, on Flickr Regional Police and officers of the VPD square off and argue over juristiction
20191230_023324 by Kastrenzo, on FlickrZPD Captain: You city rats better pack up this shit and move on, this is our juristiction!!
VPD Captain: Not anymore!.. Incase you backwards country people didn't notice, this is the Vostok plate!!
A vehicle from another agency swings around the corner
20191230_023431 by Kastrenzo, on FlickrVPD Officer: Great... what's this now?!
OSKOM Detective: Alright quit the pissing contest... this crime scene falls under the OSKOM Anti-Terror act....
Zapad... sorry but this is the Vostok Plate, it's time for you to go....
and Vostok Department... you're being folded into our command for this investigation... everyone loses, fair's fair!
ZPD and VPD Captains: FK!