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Message no. 1
From: Christina Johnson <johnson1@**.UWP.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Wed, 16 Jun 1993 15:17:12 -0500
-DOA- <15:18:09/6-16-54>
Message no. 2
From: Christina Johnson <johnson1@**.UWP.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Thu, 9 Sep 1993 23:22:21 -0500
>>>>>[Oh no. I think... It must have been. The Net God has arisen....

Yawn, Stretch, and Blink Blink right back atcha, bud....]<<<<<
-DOA <23:22:49 / 9-8-54>
Message no. 3
From: Christina Johnson <johnson1@**.UWP.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Tue, 16 Nov 1993 21:43:26 -0600
>>>>>[Irish... I'm a very good decker, and I've experience with the Tir
system. That is, i've lived inside the Tir (on a pass... I'm not an elf.),
and managed to break in from the outside. What's up?]<<<<<
-- DOA <21:44:52 / 11-16-54>
Message no. 4
From: Christina Johnson <johnson1@**.UWP.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 1993 16:20:50 -0600
>>>>>[Irish: The Tir boost isn't a result of your actions. It's a result
of one LightSpeed. He's been trying to infiltrate the borders to aquire
something that is no longer his, as it lies within the Tir now. Sorry if
that hampered (ahem) any plans of yours.]<<<<<
-- Brandywine <16:22:57 / 16.11.54>
Message no. 5
From: Christina Johnson <johnson1@**.UWP.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 1993 19:31:42 -0600
>>>>>[Consider yourself contacted.]<<<<<
-- DOA <19:32:38 / 11-16-54>
Message no. 6
From: Christina Johnson <johnson1@**.UWP.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 1993 20:14:39 -0600
*****Encrypt Gamma: Irish Gleam
>>>>>[Sure. What's going on?]<<<<<
-- DOA <20:15:58 / 11.16.54>
Message no. 7
From: cj wendt <cwendt@***.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 1993 20:15:50 -0800
*****encrypt detlaII ******
>>>>>[sure thing.. just lemme know who your friend is, and let him talk to
me, and we're a go.. more to come soon.]<<<<<
-- Irish Gleem <20:16:01/11-17-54>
Message no. 8
From: Deird'Re Brooks <deirdre@***.ORG>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Wed, 24 Nov 1993 02:19:00 -0800
>>>>>[Old age and treachery, Cable. Remember that.
-- Andromeda <2:17:32/11-24-54>
Message no. 9
From: James Mann <cohort@******.CONNECTED.COM>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Sat, 18 Dec 1993 03:15:52 -0800
Message no. 10
From: Randy Barron <rbarron@*****.CS.DU.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Fri, 7 Jan 1994 13:54:37 -0700
>>>>>[ I have to say it. That was the general
idea, I'd guess, Necromancer. Just one prob..


Ahem, that will do for now... ]<<<<<
-- Silverflame <13:56:00/01-07-56>
Message no. 11
From: Phaeros Lostchilde <shilberg@********.UNI.UIUC.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Fri, 7 Jan 1994 15:09:48 -0600
ERROR: This message seems to be empty. It is located at LOG9401A.TK::17054,263.
Message no. 12
From: Randy Barron <rbarron@*****.CS.DU.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Mon, 24 Jan 1994 21:01:19 -0700
>>>>>[ Thank you for sharing that, Ramirez.
Perhaps you would be willing to tell me of
this back door in that algorithm, perhaps
for a small fee? I'm always interested in
learning new things... I am sure others will
thank you as well for your work but I thought
it polite. ]<<<<<
-- Silverflame <00:00:00/10-10-10>
Message no. 13
From: James Mann <cohort@******.CONNECTED.COM>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Fri, 28 Jan 1994 15:31:47 -0800
>>>>>[ Well, Lister, like I said, I'll take everyone on the grand tour of
my garage. Just don't drool on them too much. ]<<<<<
-- CoHort <01-28-55/15:40:54>
Message no. 14
From: Randy Barron <rbarron@*****.CS.DU.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Thu, 17 Feb 1994 19:15:13 -0700
>>>>>[ Darn, another attached one.. and
he was fairly cute, to ]<<<<<
-- Silverflame (00:00:00/10-10-10)
Message no. 15
From: Erik S Jameson <esj@***.UUG.ARIZONA.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Sun, 22 Jan 1995 17:32:05 -0700
*****PRIVATE: Cinder
>>>>>[Sounds good. Meet me tonight, whenever you can make it. I'll pick
up the tab this time.]<<<<<
--the Whistler<17:33:27/1-22-56>
Message no. 16
From: Brian Angliss <angliss@*****.COLORADO.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Sat, 12 Oct 1996 12:17:47 -0600
>>>>>[According to my sources, however, a significant percentage of
InterPol cops have retinal cameras. About 10% of the base InterPol, and
a whopping 35% of Special Branch agents(and, like LSS, almost all of
IAD's folks).]<<<<<
-- Trideo Pirate <12:19:55/10-12-57>
Message no. 17
From: Nightblade <wgreason@*****.OCIS.TEMPLE.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Sun, 13 Oct 1996 11:12:51 -0400
*****PRIVATE: Jason R. Stormwind
>>>>>[Yep. Things have become much more positive since ah last saw ya.
Hector's cool, s'far. An' he's away enough not t'cramp me.

Sorry y'r not goin t'be at the party. D'ya have time t'hang outside o'that?
I don' have many friends ... y'r 'bout as close as I got ... 'cept Ev ...
the girl y'met at sai practice awhile back?]<<<<<
-- Rosha <10:45:23 PST/10-13-57>

*****PRIVATE: The Skull Bearer
>>>>>[Hmmmm. Very well then. I have been waiting for your action for
some time now. Proceed.

I have seen your actions on the other matter I assigned you a few weeks
ago. You performed well enough to receive a bonus.

+++++credtransfer: >>encrypted<<

Perhaps I can assist in your efforts to locate the decker. I shall be in
-- Ms. Johnston <10:50:00 PST/10-13-57>

*****PRIVATE: Apollyon
>>>>>[Mr. Minnifield, the officer you had inquired after has been killed
during a training exercise. Though I am sure this is not how you envisioned
achieving your goals, it has none the less eliminated our state's primary
interest in finding your sister. I wish you luck in your presumably
continuing efforts to locate her. Please don't hesitate to contact me if
you require our assistance again.]<<<<<
-- Adrian Spain <10:55:52/10-13-57>
Interning Cultural Liaison, Milwaukee
United Canadian and American States Government

*****PRIVATE: InfoScholar
>>>>>[Hello. My name is Ms. Johnston. I have an interest in purchasing
information regarding the location of an attractive, brunette female elf.
She has been known for her skill on the Matrix, and I wish to retain her
services. However, due to constraining circumstance (from my employer),
I must contact her in person. Would you be able to assist me in this
-- Ms. Johnston <11:00:00 PST/10-13-57>

*****PRIVATE: Ms. Johnston
>>>>>[There seems to be substantial interest in the person you speak of.
As such, I have ... inquired after her already. So I may have information
which may assist you. However, I remain unconvinced about your motivations
for locating her. You could be the individual who tried to end her life
recently for all I know. Convince me of your intentions and transfer
>>encrypted<< into <<encrypted>>. Later this evening, if I am
with your explanation, will receive your information. If not, you will
find your donation has been refunded.]<<<<<
-- InfoScholar <11:05:43 PST/10-13-57>

*****PRIVATE: InfoScholar
>>>>>[My employer has made me aware of the circumstance surrounding
this woman. I apologize for not being better informed. The following
material had been edited to provide you of the sincerity of my motivations.
However, parts have been deleted to protect the interests of those involved.
You will find that it is a normal dossier for a "shadowrunner" minus
the references to myself, my employer, and the target.

+++++download: dossedt1.txt

I hope this will provide the 'evidence' you require of my motivations.
If it does not, I will have to find my information elsewhere --
uncharacteristic for someone with you reputation.

As the second matter,

+++++credtransfer: >>twice encrypted amount<<

Thank you for your attention to this matter. I look forward to your
-- Ms. Johnston <11:10:00 PST/10-13-57>

*****PRIVATE: Valentine
>>>>>[Did you receive my last message. A large sum of money was involved
in a layered transfer so I want to make sure that you received it. If you
did not, someone (either at your end ... which I doubt OR in Shadowland)
has stolen money from both you and I ... which, if true, I say we pool
our resources to correct this individual's error. Please let me know as
soon as possible.]<<<<<
-- Apollyon <11:14:00 PST/10-13-57>
Message no. 18
From: Nightblade <wgreason@*****.OCIS.TEMPLE.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Sun, 13 Oct 1996 17:49:09 -0400
*****PRIVATE: Ms. Johnston
>>>>>[Having received your file and reviewing it thoroughly, I can find
holes in your strategy, but that's your concern. It was a convincing piece
of work for your purposes with me. And the payment you enclosed was a
pleasant surprise.

Therefore, you'll find the x's and o's of the data you requested in
this file.

+++++download: cassadd1.txt

Her residence is more secure than normal living arrangements would be, but
you should be able to use the address above to make your approach and
proposition. Good luck! With the plans I saw, you'll probably need
-- InfoScholar <17:49:44/10-13-57>

*****PRIVATE: The Skull Bearer
>>>>>[I have procured the primary target's address for you. Do your
best, or is that, 'your worst?']<<<<<
-- Ms. Johnston <17:51:00/10-13-57>
Message no. 19
From: Brian Angliss <angliss@*****.COLORADO.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Sun, 13 Oct 1996 17:44:56 -0600
*****PRIVATE: Appolyon
>>>>>[Yes, sir, I did recieve your generous donation, and as such,
retribution of any sort will obvoiusly not be required. Thank you very
much, and look forward to meeting your sister at the party, and yourself
at a later date.]<<<<<
-- Valentine <17:46:27/10-13-57>
Message no. 20
From: Mark Imbriaco <mark@******.NET>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Mon, 14 Oct 1996 10:53:41 -0400
***** INTERNAL: Serenity - Overwatch
>>>>>[ I wasn't suggesting that we invoke it at this time, only that we

As for Nightmare being the 'friend' .. it's hard to say. Jason hasn't
received any mail from Nightmare recently, but that's not proof positive.
I just don't know. ]<<<<<
-- Neuron Basher <10:51:34/10-14-57>
Message no. 21
From: Nightblade <wgreason@*****.OCIS.TEMPLE.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Thu, 17 Oct 1996 12:46:01 -0400
*****PRIVATE: Evita
>>>>>[I'm looking into the questions you have raised. I'll be in touch
-- InfoScholar <12:48:32/10-17-57>
Message no. 22
From: Sascha Pabst <Sascha.Pabst@**********.UNI-OLDENBURG.DE>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Thu, 17 Oct 1996 19:03:55 +0000
>>>>>[ You have a good name with some people as a finder of interesting
information, and this skill of your's I'd like to hire.

I am searching for information on three people. My access toi the usual
databases turned up NIL, and since i am too busy right now myself i can't
spend the time for an extensive search. The people i need data about are:

* Ms. Johnston, from all i know a fixer of sorts. How trustworthy is she (?),
how good usable for shadow work are her contacts? And how much does she
normally charge for her services?

* Skull Bearer. This seems to be a shadowrunner. Data needed: Normal jobs
done, price rating, trustworthiness, maybe usual customers.

* Nomad. Most probably a shadowrunner. Same as with Skull Bearer.

I think >>high nuyen value<< should cover your expenses. Please contact me
ASAP with the needed info. Thanx in advance. ]<<<<<
-- Orion <19:02:32/10-17-57>
Message no. 23
From: Nightblade <wgreason@*****.OCIS.TEMPLE.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Fri, 18 Oct 1996 13:39:36 -0400
*****PRIVATE: Jennifer & Gabriel
>>>>>[Enclosed is the material you requested. I hope will be of some use
to you.

+++++download: JG_comp2.txt

Thank you for your business.]<<<<<
-- InfoScholar <12:51:33/10-18-57>

*****PRIVATE: Orion
>>>>>[I have already begun searches into the first two individuals you
mentioned. Unfortunately, neither search has been very productive. Ms.
Johnston routes her posts to Shadowland through 3 satellite connections...
she has only employed the Skull Bearer; therefore, there are no disgruntled
employees to contact for information.

The Skull Bearer similarly has appeared from next to nowhere here in Seattle.
I'm still working on his possible residence and motives. I do know that
he is a likely candidate for the recent assaults on a female elven decker
who works locally. Matches his style, especially that last public post
to Evita.

I'm just getting started on Nomad, give me a couple days.]<<<<<
-- InfoScholar <13:41:12/10-18-57>
Message no. 24
From: Nightblade <wgreason@*****.OCIS.TEMPLE.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Sat, 19 Oct 1996 18:42:42 -0400
*****PRIVATE: Jason R Stormwind
>>>>>[Mr. Stormwind, it is indeed a pleasure to meet your acquaintence!
I believe I can help you find what you require. Though I must say, there
are many people interested in this information currently. Fortunately,
this does not fall within my constraints as librarian; thus, the information
you seek, while already distributed to another, is still currently available

+++++download: Cass_hit.cmp

To introduce you to the players, it is my belief that a recent addition to
the Seattle shadows, a Skull Bearer ... is likely responsible for the attack
on the woman you identified. He, almost assuredly, was in the employ of one
Ms. Johnston to dissuade Cassandra from investigating ... something. From
the chronology I have compiled, I think that this Skull Bearer has
encountered Cassandra twice and travelled to Winnipeg for reasons unknown
over the last three weeks.

Furthermore, I believe a recently developed urban myth -- one that does
not concern giant alligators living in our sewers -- may be of potential use
to you.

A gang of young people in the Puyallup Barrens was recently eliminated EN
TOTO by what eyewitnesses describe as a "living shadow" ... a friend of
Cassandra's, one Dirk Edgewood, had encountered a similar personage and
was troubled enough by the encounter to be muttering about it a whole week

There are too many coincidences here to be discounted without investigation.
I take it ... you are interested in the role of investigator?

Regardless of that, you requested ... "What Happened" Cassandra was attacked
by this Skull Bearer ... "Who was It?" probably the Skull Bearer ...
"Additional info" Skull Bearer's possible residence and probable

Please forward the compensation for my efforts at your earliest convenience.
It has been a pleasure doing business with you.]<<<<<
-- InfoScholar <18:44:55/10-18-57>
Message no. 25
From: Nightblade <wgreason@*****.OCIS.TEMPLE.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Sun, 20 Oct 1996 09:53:19 -0400
*****PRIVATE: Jason R Stormwind
>>>>>[Thank you for your swift payment. The materials have all been quite
interesting. I am continuing my inquiry into the matters you expressed
interest in. Should I discover more material I will pass it along to you ...
for additional 'different' spells, if you please. Bon chance.]<<<<<
-- InfoScholar <09:56:11/10-19-57>
Message no. 26
From: Brian Angliss <angliss@*****.COLORADO.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Thu, 24 Oct 1996 21:23:06 -0600
*****PRIVATE: Kor
>>>>>[Depends on how much money, and how much time you give me. I made a
hell of lot of money by having a reputation for being able to get ahold
of anything, at a decent price, for anyone within a week, or it was
free. Unfortunately, I've been out of the loop long enough that I'm a
little rusty and it would take more than a week, and I couldn't guarantee
the "anything" part of it. But if you like, I can test the waters and,
at least, get some idea.]<<<<<
-- Action Jackson <21:24:07/10-24-57>
Message no. 27
From: Nightblade <wgreason@*****.OCIS.TEMPLE.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Sun, 27 Oct 1996 22:27:59 -0500
*****PRIVATE: Jason R Stormwind
>>>>>[The flat 65% assessment is fixed. However, we have adjusted the
appraisal of your materials to coincide more approximately with your

All previous dealings have been forgotten.

Now, as to the descriptions of your target, what is your offer again?]<<<<<
-- InfoScholar <23:30:33/10-27-57>
Message no. 28
From: Nightblade <wgreason@*****.OCIS.TEMPLE.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 1996 12:00:09 -0500
*****PRIVATE: Jason R Stormwind
>>>>>[Your price is agreeable. Cash is always negotiable tender.

+++++download: Assailant Description

Hope it is helpful to you.]<<<<<
-- InfoScholar <11:58:44/10-29-57>

*****PRIVATE: Hephaestus
>>>>>[I was living in a Charles Dickens' novel at the time of your
previous message. I appreciate your follow-up. As for the assessment of
my information's value, I'll leave that in your hands ...

+++++download: J&G.txt

This is the sampler ... I'm still compiling some info. They're more
protected and secretive than their Shadowland behaivor would indicate.
Please return an appropriate one-time fee for the info provided above
and the fuller file that is still to come.

Say, I've always wanted to ask ... how'd you hurt your leg?
-- InfoScholar <12:02:31/10-29-57>
Message no. 29
From: Nightblade <wgreason@*****.OCIS.TEMPLE.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 1996 13:31:57 -0500
*****PRIVATE: Jason R Stormwind
>>>>>[The videotape has fallen into private possession and is currently
up for auction. A shadowperson realized it might be valuable and obtained
it. I am bidding to gain this footage. I take it you would be
-- InfoScholar <13:34:11/10-29-57>
Message no. 30
From: Nightblade <wgreason@*****.OCIS.TEMPLE.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 1996 15:05:39 -0500
*****PRIVATE: Jason R Stormwind
>>>>>[There are several interested parties in the purchase of said
footage. I merely wondered whether you would be interested in purchasing
a copy.]<<<<<
-- InfoScholar <15:07:48/10-29-57>
Message no. 31
From: Jeffrey Mach <mach@****.CALTECH.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 1996 13:46:50 -0800
*****PRIVATE: InfoScholar
>>>>>[I assess you information to be worth:

+++++credit transfer >>X Kn=Y=<<

so far. From the reputation I had heard attached to you, I would have
assumed you would have already handed me the listed names and addresses of
the faces in your images and what connection they may have to their matrix
access points, but I do suppose that may take you additional time.... If
anything, your data opens certain avenues of inquiry that had previously
not existed. And seeing as I prefer payment upon completion of services
for the facts that it allows funds to be spread out and separately routed
as well as being commisserate with the deed, if the above transfer is
insufficient for the time and expense you have expended on the inquiry, I
assure you that there is more available for more substantial information.

Be aware that I come to you because you have been reputed to have
considerable access to information not available through the public
domain, and that you are discrete. That is why I have hired you.

As to you final question, I believe it was just after I uttered the words:
"It's made of monocrystal titanium. Of course it can handle that kind of
RPM...." The biografts took nicely though, so at least I need not limp
like my namesake, nor, thankfully is my wife nearly so...improperly
-- Hephaestus <13:47:39/10-29-57>
Message no. 32
From: Nightblade <wgreason@*****.OCIS.TEMPLE.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 1996 17:09:00 -0500
*****PRIVATE: Hephaestus
>>>>>[Neither so 'improperly libidinous' nor likely as 'exquisitely
sculpted', but you and I might disagree since you are married to her.

In any case, discretion is a service which may be inquired after further.
And public access is my specialty. However, less obvious information can
be acquired through various avenues known to me.

To this point, you have received an initial unconfirmed photo of your
subjects, a confirming photo and rationale behind the confirmation, the
recorded movements of your subjects in this area, the compiled addresses
of the places your subjects have visited for longer periods of time. Lastly,
and most valuably, I enclosed the ownership profile on the places mentioned
above ... reliably linking your subjects to a possible (probable)

Of these items, only the first photo was public data. As per your
instructions, I have omitted the transcript of their conversations over
Shadowland. The probably aren't very helpful in any case. I am attempted
to ascertain their data_accesses, but that will take some time as I use
... unorthodox methods.

Your payment was moderately sufficient, but as I have indicated above ...
only barely. Should I ever be unequal to your needs, you have the option
to cease contacting me.

Thank you for your patronage to this point.

You wouldn't happened to have an enchanted set of armor and sword laying
around, would you?(smirk)]<<<<<
-- InfoScholar <17:11:33/10-29-57>
Message no. 33
From: Nightblade <wgreason@*****.OCIS.TEMPLE.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 1996 21:41:45 -0500
*****PRIVATE: Jason R Stormwind
>>>>>[Uh... Hi, Jay. Yeah, well ... uhm. I kinda just met a guy who
could be one you describe ... except ... ah don't see this one doing ...
what was done to Cass ... I dunno ... lemme sort this out. Talk t'ya
-- Rosha <21:43:21/10-27-57>
Message no. 34
From: Jeffrey Mach <mach@****.CALTECH.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Wed, 30 Oct 1996 17:12:19 -0800
*****PRIVATE: InfoScholar
>>>>>[In case it is not specifically clear to you, it would be in your
best interests to maintain confidentiality. I do not appreciate being
threatened even in jest. Please, do not make me doubt the judgement of my
associate who recommended you services to me. If your follow-up
information is useful, expect to be remunerated well in excess of your
first payment. Additionally, if I consider your work professional, as
you will be able to tell by the final payment, you may consider me as a
source of information of a technical nature.

And since this banter amuses me: If you believe in Clarke's law, the
answer to you parting question would be yes.]<<<<<
-- Hephaestus <17:08:34/10-29-57>
Message no. 35
From: Nightblade <wgreason@*****.OCIS.TEMPLE.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Wed, 30 Oct 1996 22:13:16 -0500
*****PRIVATE: Hephaestus
>>>>>[whoa. Settle down, big guy! No one was threatening anyone ... I was
merely explaining the base procedures of our transactions. Whether you
think I am professional or not, whether you question my recommender's
judgment or not, these are items that do not concern me.

As to 'my best interests', well, that could be construed as a threat.
<chuckle> But I think you would find I'm a little more than difficult to
... remove. However, I do not intend to challenge your ability or your
willingness to take such action.

I am continuing my inquiries into your subjects. I hope the information
I have provided you has been of some help (though it sounds as if it
has been of relatively little, unfortunately).

Since you do 'have' armor and sword, it don't take it such items might
be for sale. In any case, you have piqued my curiosity regarding said
'technical information' you could offer me. Perhaps an indicator/sample
could be included with your next mail.]<<<<<
-- InfoScholar <22:07:55/10-30-57>

*****PRIVATE: InfoScholar
>>>>>[Here you are.

+++++datatransfer: Archive_5723EL.txt

-- Apollyon <22:10:00/10-30-57>

*****PRIVATE: Griffin
>>>>>[Here is a spell formula for the effect you requested.

+++++download: scrambler.txt

I believe I made the 24 hour deadline? (smile)]<<<<<
-- InfoScholar <22:13:21/10-30-57>

*****PRIVATE: Jason R Stormwind
>>>>>[I have acquired the recording. Are you
-- InfoScholar <22:13:22/10-30-57>
Message no. 36
From: "Mark A. Imbriaco" <mark@******.NET>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Thu, 31 Oct 1996 10:05:32 -0500
***** PRIVATE: InfoScholar
>>>>>[ Indeed you did.

+++++ initiate credit transfer = amount: >>encrypted<< / dest:
+++++ confirm? [y/N] y ]<<<<<
-- Griffyn <10:00:19/10-31-57>

***** INTERNAL: Serenity Security: Mages
>>>>>[ I received delivery of an EMP type spell and I'm preparing to test
The formula has been entered into the database. [ #SS2349/EMP ] I'll let
everyone know the results as soon as I test it. Be forewarned however, that
the drain on this puppy looks quite nasty, and is likely to be physical damage
from what I can tell so far. It takes a lot of juice to cast this one.
-- Griffyn <10:05:07/10-31-57>
Message no. 37
From: Nightblade <wgreason@*****.OCIS.TEMPLE.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Fri, 15 Nov 1996 08:19:35 -0500
*****PRIVATE: Jason R Stormwind
>>>>>[V'got a lead n'a guy that couldda hit Cass!! R'nt ya still lookin'
f'r him? Yeah, t'night s'def'nitely d'best. Where at?]<<<<<
-- Rosha <08:21:33 -0800/15-NOV-57>
Message no. 38
From: Nightblade <wgreason@*****.OCIS.TEMPLE.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Fri, 6 Dec 1996 18:01:52 -0500
*****PRIVATE: Jason R Stormwind
>>>>>[Job sounds n'trestin', Jay. Fin'lly got back fr'm Hector's place
in Poland ... y'could almost forget t'artil'ry fire n'the distance after
a month. Anyway, lemme know wassup.]<<<<<
-- Rosha <15:01:00 PST/12-06-57>
Message no. 39
From: Bull <chaos@*****.COM>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Fri, 6 Dec 1996 22:34:32 -0500
>>>>>[HEY THERE, MR. STORMWIND... Err, sorry about that... I tend to get
bit carried away occasionally... I'll stop shouting... <grin>

Anyways... Hello there... My handle's chaos, and I'm a mage specializing
in fire and illusions. I also have a couple hefty elementals that work with
me occasionally, so we can probably help ya with the Illusion and the Astral
Security part of your job.

Anyways, I'm not doing a whole lot at the moment, so if you need another
wiz-boy for your job, I'm interested.]<<<<<
-- Chaos <21:51:30/12-06-57>

At 06:01 PM 12/6/96 -0500, Nightblade wrote:
>*****PRIVATE: Jason R Stormwind
>>>>>>[Job sounds n'trestin', Jay. Fin'lly got back fr'm Hector's place
>in Poland ... y'could almost forget t'artil'ry fire n'the distance after
>a month. Anyway, lemme know wassup.]<<<<<
> -- Rosha <15:01:00 PST/12-06-57>
Message no. 40
From: Nightblade <wgreason@*****.OCIS.TEMPLE.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Tue, 10 Dec 1996 08:01:06 -0500
*****PRIVATE: Evita
>>>>>[Ohmigod, you're back!!! Was beginnin' t'think y'didn't like me!
Anyway, anyway ... sai practice ... yeah, yeah ... we can do that.
Surprise me with yo' skee-lo, kid. Hey! Ronin went lookin' for you n'
Cal Free ... didjyall ever meet up? Haven't seen him n'awhile neither...
Dios, es buenissimo "verte" otra vez!! Practice t'night ... you pick the
-- Rosha <04:58:00 PST / 10-DEC-57>
Message no. 41
From: Andrew C Murdoch <raven@****.SPYDERNET.COM>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Fri, 13 Dec 1996 03:12:27 -0800
*****PRIVATE: Chastity
>>>>>[Derbhile does WHAT?
Nevermind... I dinnae want tae know. I obviously got confused somewhere
along the line...
Maybe a bit more down-time...]<<<<<
-- Caber <03:00:42/13-DEC-57>
Message no. 42
From: Nightblade <wgreason@*****.OCIS.TEMPLE.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Fri, 13 Dec 1996 16:34:15 -0500
*****PRIVATE: Jason R Stormwind
>>>>>[Thanks f'r the instructs, Jay! Met up with Ashy last night ...
he had some good thoughts n'the illusion. We suped it up a li'l bit ...
figured since it doesn't snow much this early, we might help that out a
li'l bit. And we can provide music to accompany the landings,
arrivals,takeoffs, etc. We're workin' on a scent ... Ashy liked hot cocoa
with a touch o'marshmellow, but ah preferred apple cider with a whiff

As for the GIJoe stuff... we'll lessee ... ah've got most d'ones ah like
...OH !!! OH!!!! OH!!!! AH KNOW!!! You've got t'have it!! S'the one
where .... uhm ... Cobra Chief turns inta a snake at t'end. Uhm ... weird
giant plants all over .... spores fr'm outer space .... AND ...

This awesome guy named Nemesis Enforcer!!! wow. F'you have that ... Ah'd
have a MERRRY Christmas!!!

Well, y'know any suggests ya got f'r me on the spell, r'welcome. Talk
-- Rosha <13:32:11 PST / 12-DEC-57>
Message no. 43
From: Nightblade <wgreason@*****.OCIS.TEMPLE.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Fri, 13 Dec 1996 16:37:31 -0500
*****PRIVATE: Mighty Quinn
>>>>>[We should talk t'night at the meet. Ashy tries t'look sharp and
... a li'l too hard f'r me. I'll be the neon-blue haired rough and tumbler
n'the dark clothes. Lookin' f'rward t'workin' witcha.]<<<<<
-- Rosha <13:35:33 PST / 12-DEC-57>
Message no. 44
From: "Paul J. Adam" <shadowtk@********.DEMON.CO.UK>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Fri, 13 Dec 1996 21:53:28 +0000
*****PRIVATE: Rosha
>>>>>[Fairy nuff. See you at the meet. I'm the cute blonde in the jeans
and trenchcoat, arriving with the lady Hell's Angel.

Neon blue hair? Looking forward to meeting you already :)]<<<<<
-- The Mighty Quinn <21:53:36/12-13-57>
Message no. 45
From: Chuck McKenzie <kilroy@**.WISC.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Fri, 27 Dec 1996 09:19:27 -0600
***** PRIVATE: Skuff
>>>>>[Great. Well, here's the vital stuff.
Name: Zachary Larson
Callsign: Gridlock
Age: 47
SIN: <encrypted>

Previous experience: 17 years with Ares, including 2 Desert Wars tours,
and 6 years with a Knight Errant FRT in the Chicago area. (Before the
bugs). Honorable discharge after nanite damage. Most recently with the
Guardian Beasts, until they were bought out by the Star last month. Clean

Skills: Small group tactics, demolitions, fire support, ground and

Augmentations: Orthoskin, muscle weaves, trauma dampener, symbiotes
smartlink, Fuchi eyes with thermal, flash and laser, encrypted comm gear,
Ares Livewires. I've got permits for everything that needs it.

Let me know what else you need.]<<<<<
-- Gridlock <09:17:29/12-27-57>
Message no. 46
From: Mark Imbriaco <mark@******.NET>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Tue, 14 Jan 1997 10:40:31 -0500
***** PRIVATE: The Artful Dodger
>>>>>[ I'm game for a meet .. I've got a physad that I've been working a
lot with who might be interested as well. Could he be useful for your
team? ]<<<<<
-- Nomad <10:38:12/01-14-58>
Message no. 47
From: Mark Imbriaco <mark@******.NET>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Tue, 14 Jan 1997 10:46:53 -0500
>>>>>[ Damn right I would have broken the white flag had Wanderer showed
up. That fragger was the _reason_ that we had people to put in the
ground in the first place. His death will not trouble my sleep. ]<<<<<
-- Griffyn <10:44:54/01-14-58>
Message no. 48
From: Mike Goldberg <michael.goldberg@*******.COM>
Subject: Re[2]: your mail
Date: Tue, 14 Jan 1997 09:21:19 MST
>>>>>[ I seriously wonder how much of Berlin was because of the Wanderer.
think the original goal was to draw out the wraith and get rid of it. I think
if you take it at face value, most of the deaths were because of the Wraith and
that the Wanderer was merely a tool. ]<<<<<
-- Sprinkler <16:21:57 GMT/01-14-58>

>>>>>[ I'm not quite convinced of your logic. I think the goal was to rid
world of both the Wanderer and the Wraith, and that the Wanderer is just as
responsible for what happened in Berlin. ]<<<<<
-- Ratspeak <16:23:24 GMT/14-JAN-58>
Message no. 49
From: Mark Imbriaco <mark@******.NET>
Subject: Re: Re[2]: your mail
Date: Tue, 14 Jan 1997 11:42:41 -0500
>>>>>[ Wow. For once I agree with Ratspeak. Will wonders never cease?
As far as Wanderer goes, I'd want the fragger dead even if he'd never set
foot in Berlin. What he did to those kids, and to a friend of mine would
be enough for me. Logic is irrelevant when revenge is the motivation
that's driving the situation. ]<<<<<
-- Griffyn <11:40:12/01-14-57>
Message no. 50
From: Mark Imbriaco <mark@******.NET>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Thu, 23 Jan 1997 15:28:14 -0500
***** PRIVATE: Kor
>>>>>[ You volunteering? I'd be glad to have you on the team. We're a
little lighter on mage support than I initally planned, so we could
definitely use the support.

Oh, and Kev told me about the guys night out idea .. sounds good to me.
Count me in. ]<<<<<
-- Imp <15:26:51/01-23-58>

***** PRIVATE: Kor
>>>>>[ Count me in. ]<<<<<
-- Neuron Basher <party/animal>
Message no. 51
From: Mark Imbriaco <mark@******.NET>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Mon, 3 Feb 1997 09:50:20 -0500
***** INTERNAL: Serenity Security, Jason R. Stormwind
>>>>>[ Welcome aboard, bro. Of course I'll have you. Our normal staff
meetings for the team are >>encrypted<< at >>encrypted<<. I'm in
negotiations now with a seller to purchase a 3 warehouse complex not far
from Serenity HQ to use as a FRT base and training area similar to Lone
Star's Urban Combat Simulator. I've also been talking to Tangent about
housing his team's HQ there, and he's definitely interested.

The bill is kind of steep for the estimated cost of the property plus
renovations and equipment purchase, but I think it will more than pay off
in the long run. I'm certain that we can get a favorable term if we need
to take out a loan or line of credit to get this done. I've still got a
few contacts from my corporate days.

+++++ include file: ]<<<<<
-- Zachary Turner <09:51:12/02-03-58>
Field Officer (FRT)
Serenity Security
Message no. 52
From: Brian Angliss <angliss@*****.COLORADO.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Thu, 6 Feb 1997 22:45:53 -0700
>>>>>[No, can't say I have.... Why, did someone kill Nightmare before I
had a chance to? That would make me a bit....unhappy.]<<<<<
-- Diana, Mistress of the Night <22:41:03/02-06-58>

>>>>>[Oh, I'm sure he's quaking in fear, Diana.]<<<<<
-- Slash <22:43:52/02-06-58>

>>>>>[I wouldn't say quakin, mon, but have ya ever seen da two of them
together without a truce declared? Or outside a "safe" area like
-- The Baron <22:46:42/02-06-58>
Message no. 53
From: Brian Angliss <angliss@*****.COLORADO.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Thu, 6 Feb 1997 23:32:44 -0700
>>>>>[Me either. I suspect that they're both powerful enough to make
quite a mess out of each other and anyone or anything which happened to
get in the way. Only one would come out of it, but it would be a pyhrric
victory for the winner.

If it ever happens, make sure to warn me so I can watch the fireworks from a
great distance.]<<<<<
-- Foxey Roxey <23:33:47/02-06-58>
Message no. 54
From: Mark Imbriaco <mark@******.NET>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Sun, 16 Feb 1997 12:24:37 -0500
***** PRIVATE: 'Trixster
>>>>>[ Keep posting for Kor, and I can tell you where a mage gets warez
like that as well as another little program that I put together that you
might be interested in.

Oh, and btw, I wouldn't keep trying to break that encryption. It gets a
little .. militant .. when it doesn't like what's being done to it.
Consider yourself warned. ]<<<<<
-- Neuron Basher <12:24:54/02-16-58>
Message no. 55
From: Jeffrey Mach <mach@****.CALTECH.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Thu, 3 Apr 1997 14:20:40 -0800
>>>>>[This is news to me Gage. The Tactical Computer systems typically
allow good coordination of units, allowing nearly instantaneous tactical
data updates to all members of a group. Are you sure you are using the
correct terminology? Or has Fuchi added additional features to the basic
design? At which point I would be more fascinated than scared. I have
heard reports of some form of linkage to a separate Smartlink system to
coordinate indirect fire or shots into obfuscated areas, at which point
your friend would need a similarly equipped "spotter." But as far as I
know such a device has yet to be perfected. A mix of data overflow or
confusion/"expanded consciousness" problems, or so I've heard.

How would your friend's new cyber know say, the position of his hand so
that it could calculate the correct angle off the mirror to the target?
Sounds rather intrusive, if that's what it does. All in all, interesting.
But how useful? Then again, it just may be your friends bragadocious use
of well honed skill.]<<<<<
-- Hephaestus <14:22:01/04-03-58 PST>
Message no. 56
From: Michael Broadwater <mbroadwa@*******.GLENAYRE.COM>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Thu, 3 Apr 1997 16:24:33 -0600
>>>>>[I'm sure there's at least one new feature on that neat Tac. system.
Can you say 'cortex bomb'? Don't stand to close to you're friend,
-- Blade <14:24:00/03--04-57>
Message no. 57
From: Gweedo The Killer Pimp <yawas@****.COM>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Thu, 3 Apr 1997 18:34:03 EST
>>>>>[Hephaestus, I didn't mean he shot out the mirror, and the bullets,
laser, whatever you we're thinking of, ricochet off of the mirror, he
would look in the mirror, track them, then put them in the ground. I
don't know about any new designs that Fuchi might have put on the the
darn thing. He's got a wicked pair of cyberears with many upgrades like
a spatial recognizer, and other assorted goodies. He apparently gets
help from the sensory upgrades he has, in tracking his targets, or so he
says. I think he's just a sam that went off of the deep end and decided
to work for the bad guys. He's probably going to be in the news sometime

Blade, I know there's probably a cortex bomb in his skull for those
special times when the corp wants to let him know where he belongs. I've
heard of Gweedo before, but that's only because he's part of the
Bulldozer Team that's in corps faces most of the time. If your warning
me, my name is Gage, not Gweedo.]<<<<<
-- Gage <17:27:59/4-03-58>

>>>>>[Hey Gage, frag face, don't go broadcasting what I'm doing to
everybody else in the world. After I'm done with the Azzies I'm coming
back for you.]<<<<<
-- Wendigo <18:33:11/4-03-58>

>>>>>[Blade, I know not to stay too close to Wendigo, but that's only
becaue he's on edge more than a knife. Why did you direct that twoards
me? Hey Wendigo, why don't you go announcing your little job to your
target louder, huh?]<<<<<
-- Gweedo <18:45:33/4-03-58>

>>>>>[You come after me mother-fragger, I'll put your face where your
hoop is, you scan?]<<<<<
-- Gage <19:34:23/4-03-58>
Message no. 58
From: Jeffrey Mach <mach@****.CALTECH.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Thu, 3 Apr 1997 20:34:15 -0800
>>>>>[Gage, It seems you missed my point. I was referring to the
complexity and invasiveness of a system that could somehow calculate the
position of a mirror in one's hand then use that to somehow, despite the
inherent instability of the tracking system use that for meaningful
targeting data. Attempting a ricochette of that nature would be highly
improbably, not only from a tactical, but a material's perspective. Not
to mention the pain it would induce in one's hand.]<<<<<
-- Hephaestus <20:05:21/04-03-58 PST>

*****PRIVATE: Wendigo
>>>>>[I know some people that would be interested in taking a look at you
and your new cyberwear, if you would not mind the medical examination. To
make this proposition more worth your while, I do believe we could arrange
monetary compensation of >>encrypted<< newyen exchangable for equipment of
a militaristic or cybernetic value wholesale, plus the ridding of
yourself of any "undesirable" modification Fuchi has decided to grant you.

I wish you the best of luck in his current endeavors, but if anything goes
wrong, I would suggest you sleep in a tent of fine wire mesh. Unless of
course the device is set to go off _unless_ it receives such a signal.
Pity one cannot know ahead of time.]<<<<<
-- Hephaestus <20:15:45/04-03-58 PST>
Message no. 59
From: Justin Fang <justinf@****.CALTECH.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Thu, 3 Apr 1997 21:59:25 -0800
>>>>>[On reflection, Hephaestus, if Gage is talking about aiming directly
(no ricochets) at a target seen only in a mirror, I see how it might be

Get the relative positions and directions between eyes, gun, and mirror; a
smartlink and rangefinder should provide this.

The tricky bits: figure out the angle of the mirror to your line of sight
and the apparent distance to the image of the target seen in the mirror. The
right sensors in your hands might allow you to calculate the first for a
handheld mirror. An active laser rangefinding system in the eyes would do
the second, maybe the first. Or you could do image recognition on the
target, guess at its real size and calculate distance and angle from the
image size and angle.

Once you know all that, it's just simple optics (angle of incidence = angle
of reflection) and trigonometry to calculate where to point the gun.

I presume this capability is a side effect of whatever other stuff he has
installed; it's a ridiculous amount of effort just to do trick shots with a
-- Fisher <23:20:08 EST/04-03-58>
Message no. 60
From: "Mark A. Imbriaco" <mark@******.NET>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Fri, 4 Apr 1997 11:54:53 -0500
>>>>>[ Damn, Blade. You beat me to it. That'll teach me to read through
the posts before adding my 2 cents. <grin> ]<<<<<
-- Neuron Basher <10:49:12/04-04-58>
Message no. 61
From: Mark Imbriaco <mark@******.NET>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Wed, 9 Apr 1997 22:32:44 -0400
***** PRIVATE: Lynch
>>>>>[ Glad I could help .. meager help that it was. I've still got a few
bots riding the news and screamsheets that are triggered to go nuts if
they pick up anything regarding this 'Emma' person. Tris and I are
heading out of town for the weekend, so I'll set them up to report to
you and Alex.

Good luck. ]<<<<<
-- Neuron Basher <22:28:41/04-09-58>

***** PRIVATE: Tristiana Donaldson
>>>>>[ What the hell .. sounds like a good idea to me, love. Let's let
the government send us away for the weekend. I'll update personnel and
get us logged out for the rest of the week. ]<<<<<
-- Kevin Donaldson <22:30:14/04-09-58>
Message no. 62
From: "Mark A. Imbriaco" <mark@******.NET>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 1997 15:16:16 -0400
>>>>>[ Oh, you know. Beating on ... errr ... training up the new members
the FRT squads. We've got about an even split between experienced troopers,
and talented but inexperienced troopers when we divided the unit and added
FRT team 2. They're coming together nicely. I wouldn't be worried if I
had to field them as is.

How about you? What's going on in your neck of the woods? I mean, you
come back for a few days, then take of with Kev and Tris in tow. ]<<<<<
-- Zachary Turner <15:15:48/07-31-58>
FRT Officer
Serenity Security
Message no. 63
From: "Mark A. Imbriaco" <mark@******.NET>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 1997 08:28:38 -0400
>>>>>[ You're bad, Tris. Bad, bad, bad. ]<<<<<
-- Kevin Donaldson <08:25:33/09-25-58>
Message no. 64
From: "Mark A. Imbriaco" <mark@******.NET>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Fri, 10 Oct 1997 14:44:46 -0400
***** INTERNAL: Jas, Serenity Security
>>>>>[ Hey, no fair blackmailing me for dinner last night .. that was low!
Seriously though, it was good to see you, Jas. You've been away too long.
Any chance you're going to stick around for a while this time? (And no, I'm
not just looking for insider information for the office pool! :-) We miss
you around here. ]<<<<<
-- Kevin Donaldson <14:40:23/10-10-58>
Matrix Operations
Serenity Security
Message no. 65
From: "Mark A. Imbriaco" <mark@******.NET>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Mon, 13 Oct 1997 09:24:53 -0400
***** INTERNAL: Jason R. Stormwind, Serenity Security
>>>>>[ Woah. That's a lot to digest at one time. Well, let me take it in
order I guess: Congratulations with Colleen. I'm glad to hear that all
of the time and energy that Griff, Easy, and the others spent to find her
was worth it. I'm truly happy for you. As far as taking over Serenity is
concerned, I just don't know. That's a lot to think about. Let me talk
it over with Tris, and get back to you. ]<<<<<
-- Kevin Donaldson <09:18:12/10-13-58>
Matrix Operations
Serenity Security
Message no. 66
From: "Mark A. Imbriaco" <mark@******.NET>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Tue, 14 Oct 1997 09:28:29 -0400
***** INTERNAL: JRS, Shane
>>>>>[ Actually, Jas, they are woefully understaffed in the matrix
department. Flux is probably the best decker they have, and I'm pretty
certain I could take him if it ever came to it. So the probs and stats
of success at penetrating SIGA are a high probability that Shane and I
could tumble their system, unless they've done some fairly major
upgrades recently.

Oh, and yeah, I'm fairly free for the time being .. what do you need
done? ]<<<<<
-- Neuron Basher <09:28:22/10-14-58>
Message no. 67
From: "Mark A. Imbriaco" <mark@******.NET>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 1997 13:36:02 -0500
***** PRIVATE: Jason R. Stormwind
>>>>>[ Of course I have time to meet with you, Jas. My leave isn't about
personal problems with anyone at Serenity -- you guys are like my family. I
just need a break to decide what I really want to be doing. Where are you
at right now? I'll swing by .. ]<<<<<
-- Griffyn <13:32:11/10-28-58>
Message no. 68
From: "Mark A. Imbriaco" <mark@******.NET>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 1997 15:20:16 -0500
***** PRIVATE: Jason R. Stormwind
>>>>>[ Yep. There was never any chance that we weren't going to be
together. There was a connection as soon as we met, and we both knew
it. She's a little bit different .. well, let's face it: her personality
is damned near the exact opposite of mine. Oh, and you're never going
to believe who she is. Heh, I almost left the best part out. Stephanie
Susan Running Wolf Lynch. That should give you a fairly good clue as to
who her father is .. I can't help but think that he planned that, but
I suppose it means that he approves. ]<<<<<
-- Griffyn <15:14:45/10-30-58>

***** PRIVATE: J R W Lynch
>>>>>[ Not to point any fingers or anything, but: Matchmaker. I assume
this means I have your blessings to be with your daughter? ]<<<<<
-- Griffyn <15:16:00/10-30-58>
Message no. 69
From: "Mark A. Imbriaco" <mark@******.NET>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 1997 16:32:23 -0500
***** PRIVATE: Jason R. Stormwind
>>>>>[ Don't worry .. I didn't intend to tell you any more than that
anyway. ]<<<<<
-- Griffyn <16:21:29/10-30-58>
Message no. 70
From: "Paul J. Adam" <shadowtk@********.DEMON.CO.UK>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 1997 23:32:21 +0000
*****PRIVATE: Griffyn
+++++relay via tacstation Aden-42
>>>>>[Griff, if I didn't expect you and she to hit it off, I wouldn't
have let her near you.

Hurt her and I'll kill you (and believe me, I know how <g>) But I know
you won't.

Wolf guard and guide you both.]<<<<
-- 23:32:15/10-30-58>
Message no. 71
From: "Mark A. Imbriaco" <mark@******.NET>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Tue, 4 Nov 1997 15:58:00 -0500
***** INTERNAL: Serenity Security
>>>>>[ To: Christine Hartman
Subject: Re: Easy Eight Coverage

Acknowledged. I have two full squads on 24 hours standby, at high alert.
They are relieved every six hours by a fresh team, so there should always
be at least the two available squads. In addition, the Alpha Squad which
is equipped with the new powered combat armor is on standby and will be
standing 12 hour watches. Response time for the two full squads is
approximately 3 minutes. The Alpha squad should be able to be on the
scene in around 9 minutes if they are not standing a watch when the alert
goes up, and 3 minutes if they are. ]<<<<<
-- Zachary Turner <15:55:17/11-04-58>
FRT Commander
Serenity Security
Message no. 72
From: Brian Angliss <angliss@*****.COLORADO.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Tue, 17 Mar 1998 15:34:55 -0700
> I believe that Valentine is holding a St. Patrick's Day party (probably at
> least in part to spite Tir na nOg!). I've promised to bring a bottle of
> fine Scottish single malt. Okay, it's Scottish and not Irish, but the
> Irish never have figured out how to make a beautiful whiskey like the
> Scotch have.

>>>>>[Actually, if you know your history, the Scots came from Ireland to
begin with. Just imagine this for a moment - people "colonizing" Ireland,
then getting fed up with all that beautiful green and longing for some
rainy mountain or loch to call home, "colonizing" Scotland, and then
realizing thier mistake and re-colonizing Ireland. That's what happened,
according to some Scots I know.

Feel free to wear a kilt and show off your clan affiliation - if you've
got the same name as some Scottish clan and you're Irish, you've got as
much right to that kilt as they do - you're related!

As for me annoying TNO, we're on live-and-let-live terms these days. I'm
personally mixing up a "Bloody Patrick" for tonight - a Bloody Mary mixed
with Guiness - to curse the man who started the pogrom against the druids.

Ahhh, the one day I allow myself to absolutely despise a man I never
-- Valentine <15:36:22/03-17-59>
Message no. 73
From: Jeffrey Mach <mach@****.CALTECH.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Sat, 25 Apr 1998 16:56:45 -0700
*****Private: Director Coppinger, SIGA
>>>>>[You may trust any reply to this message will be handled, as with its
sending, with the utmost security, but if a reply is not forthcoming, I
will understand.

I simply wish to inquire into the veracity of your statement:

"Lynch is dead."

It is a piece of news I have been expecting for some time now, but have
not in any way welcomed it, as he was from most accounts a good man, and
most importantly to me, a friend of two of my more important personnel.
Their isolation from direct contact with the matrix will only delay, in my
estimation, their hearing of this news. I would prefer to be able to
tell them something definitive myself, to prevent them from any rash
action, and will need the facts to determine an appropriate strategy for
dealing with this turn of events.

If in the case that your statement was not a calculated ruse, I wish to
extend my condolences to both you, and his wife.]<<<<<
-- Samuel O'Roarke <16:56:58-04-25-59 PDT>
Valkyrie Project Chief
Ares Special Projects
Message no. 74
From: Zelf the Worox <andbrown@*******>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Sun, 12 Nov 1995 14:05:49 -0600 (CST)
*****PRIVATE:Dread Pirate Wesley
>>>>>[I don't care if Mr. Zelf has invited you to come, I'm not inviting
you and so you shall not come.]<<<<<
-- John Doe <12:05:00/11-12-56>

*****PRIVATE:Zelf The Worox
>>>>>[Mr. Zelf, I wished our meeting to be private, but insted you invite
someone else to tag along. I've uninvited him myself. Don't go above me
again or else I shall have to hurt you.]<<<<<
-- John Doe <12:10:00/11-12-56>
Message no. 75
From: Gloria <l.m.evans@**********>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Wed, 20 Dec 1995 15:03:08 GMT
<<WANTED: Any information on the whereabouts of the runner
formerly known as Gawain. G, if you read this, call me via
Riff Raff.>>
Message no. 76
From: ANGLISS BRIAN EDWARD <angliss@****.Colorado.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Fri, 19 Jan 1996 22:54:01 -0700 (MST)
>>>>>[(spit)Ya know, as little as I is likin what yer sayin, Skull(spit),
I gotta agree o'bout one part. Jen and Gabe're mighty loud, 'n(spit) I
is thinkin that bumfuck luck's playin a bit(spit) bigger part in they're
livin than anythin else.(spit)]<<<<<
-- Josie Wails <22:46:37/01-19-57>

>>>>>[Mercenaries, you say? Interesting.

+++++Pause: 5 minutes

Oh, that's good. Hi, Ter... er, Skull. You really should have kept that
physical mask spell up. And Short Stuff, still having problems with
Shiawase, I see. AEPacker, you've moved up in the world. Not surprised,
considering your skills and experience. Congratulations. And last but
not least, Fat Chance.

Hate to do this, but as I know all four of them, I have to admit that
they're skills and experience are all that they say they are. Such a
fine joke, though. I'll not spoil it.]<<<<<
-- Action Jackson <22:53:43/01-19057>

*****PRIVATE: Action Jackson
>>>>>[(click click)]<<<<<
-- Skull <22:54:49/01-19-57>
Message no. 77
From: Gloria <l.m.evans@**********>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Wed, 24 Jan 1996 08:41:48 GMT
> *****PRIVATE TO : The Woodpecker
> >>>>>[ Yo Woody - long time no sig. I was starting
to think you guys had all dropped off the planet, or
onto another one, if you catch...
Nova has G's gear? That's positively dangerous. I may have
to do something about it.
As to G.O.D going boom - is there something I should know?
Catch ya at the Club'd.]<<<<<
> --Stripe <14:14:23/1:24:57>
Message no. 78
From: Umfleet <gumfleet@***.edu>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 1996 15:13:59 -0500 (EST)
On Thu, 22 Feb 1996, Umfleet wrote:

> *****Private:Joshaua
> >>>>>[I would have wrote sooner but I had other things to deal with.
> tried to persuade a certain person not to protect your man, but to no
> avail. Either way I don't think I messed up any of your plans, but if I
> did I'm sorry. As to this person I suggest you give him a wide berth, he
> is dangerous, very dangerous. Is your man really that important to have
> such friends, very interesting.]<<<<<
> -- Mr. Blackthorne <they come/and go>
Message no. 79
From: Umfleet <gumfleet@***.edu>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Fri, 22 Mar 1996 19:57:14 -0500 (EST)
*****PRIVATE: Mr. Blackthorne
>>>>>[ Okay this feels real weird talking to what many will think is
myself. Listen chummer you can't just go around and pretend your someone
else. You have to go out in the streets and get a life of your own, and a
name for that matter. Here in Seattle, we get REAL pissed when people
start answering our mail for us. My suggestion to you is back off and get
an identity. Lots of love chummer. ]<<<<<
-- Mr. Blackthorne <19:59:12/03-22-57>
Message no. 80
From: "Mr. Me" <jlr6@****>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Sat, 23 Mar 1996 12:28:48 -0700 (MST)
*****PRIVATE TO: Ian
>>>>>[Thank you sir. Please meet me at +location+ at +time+ to discuss
how we may best utilize our assests to free my Lord.]<<<<<
-- Squire Josef <12:22:49>
Message no. 81
From: Turgul <turgul@**.com>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Thu, 28 Mar 1996 13:19:13 -0600 (CST)
>>>>>[Does that mean that mean that I am to die in 1 day as I fall under
both catagories??]<<<<<
-- Lyting <13:30:18 / 03-28-57>
Message no. 82
From: "SERGIO ARTURO GARCIA C." <ser-garc@********>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Fri, 29 Mar 1996 08:16:33 -0500 (EST)
***** PRIVATE TO : Kromofton
>>>>>[ Am I dead ? ..... Really ?... ]<<<<<
-- Judas <8:34:40 / 03/29/57>
Message no. 83
From: Turgul <turgul@**.com>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Fri, 29 Mar 1996 08:39:59 -0600 (CST)
>>>>>[I look forward to sending you to meet your god.]<<<<<
-- Lyting <08:45:35 / 03-29-57>
Message no. 84
From: Clara Camargo Fisica UNALCOL <ccamargo@********>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Fri, 29 Mar 1996 16:38:22 +0500 (GMT)
***** PRIVATE TO : Judas
>>>>>[I know you are really new in this matter, Judas. Your god don't
help you in this time... My new GE Vindicator is waiting for kill you...
remember, this is your time... "panita"]<<<<<

- Obtulio Varela <16:43:00 / 03-29-57>
Message no. 85
From: Kris Maxwell <kmaxwell@***>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Mon, 1 Apr 1996 10:57:29 -0500 (EST)
******NOT TO:Judas, Sword of God, Hand of Faith
>>>> I'm in! Time, place, which freak do I get my hands on
Krathen, the Blademaster (00:00, 00:00, 00:00)

| My sword
| Kills you!

This message brought to you by
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Message no. 86
From: Benjamin <benjamin@*****.com>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Mon, 1 Apr 1996 09:19:04 PST
*****Private to:Krathen
>>>>>[Would yo take that thing off the end of your posts? It's damn
annoying, and you'll probably get screamed at by the sysops.]<<<<<
-- Kromofton <04-01-57/09:16:48>

*****NOT TO:Judas, Sword of god, hand of faith
>>>>>[OK. April fools. There is absolutely nothing at *alleged
location of ammmo dump*. Sorry.]<<<<<
-- Kromofton <04-01-57/09:18:42>
Message no. 87
From: "Mark A. Imbriaco" <mark@******.net>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Mon, 1 Apr 1996 12:51:47 -0500 (EST)
>>>>>[ Yup.

+++++ sound: primal.scream ]<<<<<
-- SysOpus <**:**:**/**-**-**>
Message no. 88
From: Evan Hughes <ehughes@****>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Mon, 8 Apr 96 11:52:28 EDT
>>>>>[Maybe someone should put a dork-filter on Sland's SAN. All these
SOLers and religious freaks are REALLY starting to get annoying (you would
think that SOL had decided to make Sland one of their "discussion
-- Jen and Gabe <11:54:24/08-04-57>
Message no. 89
From: Clara Camargo Fisica UNALCOL <ccamargo@********>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Mon, 8 Apr 1996 15:22:39 +0500 (GMT)
>>>>>[Hi, pana, Problems? What did "problems" means? I dont't
know thath
word... and that man (Judas) Will die in a short time... "La virgencita
de Chiquinquira lo está esperando..." .

I really want "white Ice", man, You know....

Se ya later.....]<<<<<

-- Obtulio Varela <15:26:00 / 04-08-57>
Message no. 90
From: Clara Camargo Fisica UNALCOL <ccamargo@********>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Mon, 8 Apr 1996 15:28:39 +0500 (GMT)
>>>>>[Hear me, people and other thinks, "El Chango" will clean
city... I will help him in this....

"Maria" will shoot now....]>>>>>

-- Obtulio "metralleta" Varela <15:34:00 / 04-08-57>
Message no. 91
From: "SERGIO ARTURO GARCIA C." <ser-garc@********>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Mon, 8 Apr 1996 17:16:10 -0400 (EDT)
PRIVATE : Obtulio Varela
>>>>>[Hey Parce !! We have a "party" in >encripted< ..
White ice, and
"others surprises" you know, metralleta, the best, the best... see ya
later Obtulio.. saludos de Ramon]<<<<<
-- El Chango <16:10:10 / 04-08-57>
Message no. 92
From: "A Halliwell" <u5a77@**>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Tue, 9 Apr 1996 22:22:21 +0100 (BST)
|signoff shadowtk

Wrong! Send it to Majordomo, not the list.
| |What to do if you find yourself stuck in a crack in |
|u5a77@** |the ground beneath a giant boulder, which you can't |
| |move, with no hope of rescue. |
|Andrew Halliwell |Consider how lucky you are that life has been good |
|Principal subjects in:-|to you so far... |
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Message no. 93
From: Kris Maxwell <kmaxwell@***>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Tue, 30 Apr 1996 11:20:39 -0400 (EDT)
>>>>>[I have faith that I can do your job and come away clean. When where
and whats the target?]<<<<<
-- Boom Boom <11:20:43/4-30-57>
Message no. 94
From: Kris Maxwell <kmaxwell@***>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Fri, 3 May 1996 08:19:39 -0400 (EDT)
>>>>>[I provide my own explosives :) No offence. The Metahumans Year
convention. Ought to be a good target. I was lookin for something
interesting to blow up anyway. So, where and when's it goin off?]<<<<<
-- Boom Boom <12:54:43/5-3-57>
Message no. 95
From: Kris Maxwell <kmaxwell@***>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Mon, 6 May 1996 14:00:46 -0400 (EDT)
>>>>>[No monsters or sorcerers. Just me and my contacts. Why not use the
monsters to blow themselves up? A troll who walks the explosives in, and
gets blown up by them, is still just a dead troll after all. Anyways, the
time grows near, and my time grows short. I may not be able to catch them
all, if they're out doors, otherwise, a building falling on them kills
them all, unless someone gets lucky.]<<<<<
-- Boom Boom <14:23:43/5-6-57>
Message no. 96
From: jaimie.nicholson@******** (Jaimie Nicholson)
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Tue, 7 May 1996 11:06:53 +1200
*****PRIVATE: Blademaster
>>>>>[ I will be there at the required time.]<<<<<
-- Ronin <11:00:20/5-7-57>
Message no. 97
From: shadowtk@******** (Paul J. Adam)
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Mon, 06 May 1996 22:06:52 GMT
*****PRIVATE: Blademaster
>>>>>[Still alive, and I won. Looks like I won't need your assistance,
though the offer alone helped a lot. That was a bad time, and having
someone backing me up meant a lot.

You need any help in future, let me know. Thanks.]<<<<<
-- Lynch <22:07:43:05-06-57>
Message no. 98
From: jaimie.nicholson@******** (Jaimie Nicholson)
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Wed, 8 May 1996 13:08:02 +0730
*****PRIVATE: Blademaster
>>>>>[ Please read this entire message before becoming irrationally angry.

I have requested a pair of deckers to check your current affiliations and
similar facts. This is not intended as an agressive act, and I would
appreciate it if you would understand my need for security and some advance
knowledge of who you are and who, if anyone, you represent. Orion's
comments about hits and insects (of which I understood approximately 5 %)
demonstrate the fact that a certain amount of paranoia is a survival trait
here in Seattle.

I look forward to a mutually profitable meeting, if you still wish to be
-- Ronin <13:02:32/5-8-57>
Message no. 99
From: Kris Maxwell <kmaxwell@***>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Wed, 8 May 1996 08:38:08 -0400 (EDT)
>>>>>[I am not at all angry nor irrational. If you wish to check, you
may, but there is little here that you will find. I am unafiliated as of
now, have done a little work for Aztlan in the past, but will never do
that again(once is enough!). Otherwise, I have done little in Seattle.
Most of my work has been done out of the UCAS. If you wish, I can provide
you with the names of some people reputed to be good at checking such
things. Phobos is one name I have heard, others I am not so sure about.
As for Phobos, I had planned on hiring him to help you out. I am a magus,
of some ability. I can fling spells with the best. Right now though, I
have a family to take care of, so I wish to leave the streets for a time,
until they are grown. Being an Elf, this could take a while. Anyway, have
your deckers check whatever they wish, I am more than clean, and BTW,
Paranoia keeps most people alive around here. Aquire it if you haven't
-- Blademaster <8:32:45/4-8-57>

>>>>>[Want to earn some quick cash? Good, I need you to take a case into
the Metahumans Year convention. I will arrange for the case to be clean,
and already there, waiting. Meet me at >>encrypted<< for further details.
Don't worry, friend, I have no intention of setting the case off with you
near it. I am a better friend than that.]<<<<<
-- Boom Boom <8:32:45/4-8-57>

*****Not To:Blademaster
>>>>>[Hi all, I'm semi new around here, and lookin for work. I'd be
oblidged if any of you could provide for me. I'm a physical adept, faster
than most, and can do a quick quiet job for almost any reputable employer.
Whatever you do, don't tell Blademaster(Dad would be pissed!!).]<<<<<
-- Wolfen <10:43:34/4-8-57>
Message no. 100
From: NIGHTFOX <djwa@******.UCC.NAU.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Thu, 09 May 1996 14:58:31 -0700 (MST)
*****Private: Wolfen
>>>>>[ Don't worry about it. My dad usually gets pissed when I get
interested in the shadows too. Of course, he's just a little over
protective. He isn't that bad, he just wants to make sure that if I decide
to go into the shadows that I'm trained well enough.

So how old are you anyway.]<<<<<
-- Erika <15:00:00/4-9-57>
Message no. 101
From: Kris Maxwell <kmaxwell@***>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Fri, 10 May 1996 08:50:06 -0400 (GMT-0400)
>>>>>[Old enough. Whats shakin? You sound like you know a lot around
here. Mind showin me around? I need some cash for a present or two, a
surprise fo the old man, if ya catch my drift. Kinda figured doin a job
of sorts would help both end of my life, the work scheme ain't my thing.
As for cash, I hear my dad made his fortune while doin this. Up until we
got run outa the Tir, we were doin pretty good! Anyways, thank fer the
interest, and if ya find a job, I'm up for it :)]<<<<<
-- Wolfen <8:49:43/5-10-57>
Message no. 102
From: NIGHTFOX <djwa@******.UCC.NAU.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Fri, 10 May 1996 13:31:37 -0700 (MST)
>>>>>[ Well, since I've lived in Seattle all of my life, I would say that I
know it pretty well.

As for some work, I have a few friends that are going to be playing at "2
the Edge" in Renton. Its an upscale dance place, with a small bias against
asthetically challenged people (I gather your an elf like me right?).
Well, if you are at all good at seeing auras, they have been having some
trouble recently with some magical pranks and a little worse (but not much
more). What they are looking for are a few good looking magical watchers.
Some one just to be there and look around while not attracting too much
attention. They are looking at around 400Y a night for just some easy

The big bonus to this is getting to listen to "Azure Lightening" live, and
getting paid for an easy job and all the while letting yourself be seen and
talked about.

Oh, and they wave the age requirement to enter the place for security, as
long as we don't drink.

Also, how does the street name of "Dancer" sound to you? I need a street
name and think that one would be very apropo.]<<<<<
-- Erika <13:39:12/05-10-57>
Message no. 103
From: Kris Maxwell <kmaxwell@***>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Sat, 11 May 1996 01:14:28 -0400 (GMT-0400)
>>>>>[Dancer sounds good. Yeah, I'm an Elf. Not too good at seeing
Aura's, but if someone needs a bouncer who can groove with the clientel
and not be out of place, I'm their man. Anyways, how about you and I get
together and talk, somewhere interesting, with character and life, if ya
catch my drift. Boring luncheons just ain't my thing. Well, thanks for
the job offer, sounds good. Have fun and I guess I'll be hearing/seeing you.
Take care and thanks again :) ]<<<<<
-- Wolfen <1:13:32/4-11-57>
Message no. 104
From: NIGHTFOX <djwa@******.UCC.NAU.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Wed, 26 Jun 1996 09:28:02 -0700 (MST)
>>>>>[ As a woman. Ah can definately say that putting the one female who
on the ticket for president in the whitehouse would be a very dumb idea.
I personally don't see much difference in her and the rest of the men, the
subject of her sex is not really part of her ticket, and doesn't seem to
have any impact on the stances of the other canidates.

As things go, Ah would have ta say Ah think the dragon is the lesser of a
lot of evils. He's not a militant radicalist. He has an understanding of
metahuman rights and the questions of magic in society. Conversly, he is
interested in technology and sees it as a usefull way of helping to improve
the human condition.

As ta the comment about Lofwyr, Ah would like ta point out the not all
dragons are the same, there are as much difference in them as there are in
us. Ah do see where Lofwyr's comments, how ever abhorent, have a certain
value ta them. We need ta solve in chicago. As things stand, many of the
people are going ta be dead or infected in the near future. The only way
ta cure the infection and infestation is ta kill everything. Its horrible
and it sucks major drek, but is our only real recourse. If we don't, the
infection will spead, much like a plague.]<<<<<
-- Circuit Breaker <South'rn Belle>
Message no. 105
From: Nightblade <wgreason@*****>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Sat, 27 Jul 1996 10:59:57 -0400 (EDT)
>>>>>[For reasons pertaining to the assignment, it is important that the
individual be female. The racial preference is more flexible however.
Basically, I require a female "decker". Though I'd prefer a human, any
racial type will do so long as the person is skilled. Noid, do you fit
the profile? There is a substantial reward for a successful mission.]<<<<<
-- Apollyon <11:00:00/07-27-57>
Message no. 106
From: sjwelch@******.net
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Sat, 27 Jul 96 09:32 MDT
>>>>>[Female Decker? Skilled? Well now, If you don't mind an elf, contact
-- Cassandra <09:30:20/07-27-57>
Message no. 107
From: Benjamin <benjamin@*****.com>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Sat, 27 Jul 1996 13:36:20 PDT
*****PRIVATE: Apollyon
>>>>>[No, but I think I can find one who fits your profile.

*Muffled:* Soph! I think I might be able to gget you a job!

Soph: Huh?

You said you were bored.

Soph: OK.

*Not muffled:* What are those reasons? Hopw much does it pay? What
other details can you give me?]<<<<<
-- Noid <13:35:49/7-27-56>
Male Elf Decker
Message no. 108
From: Nightblade <wgreason@*****>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Sat, 27 Jul 1996 18:11:39 -0400 (EDT)
>>>>>[Noid and Soph, thank you for your response. Unfortunately, I have
retained someone for my current needs already. However, I may need another
individual for a similar task shortly. My retaining fee is constant, always
>>encrypted<<. This is normally enough to secure swift and excellent
performance. Please consider working with me sometime soon.]<<<<<
-- Apollyon <18:12:00/07-27-57>
Message no. 109
From: ANGLISS BRIAN EDWARD <angliss@****.Colorado.EDU>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Sun, 28 Jul 1996 17:45:55 -0600 (MDT)
*****PRIVATE: JayCee
>>>>>[My apologies for my lateness in responding. The clinic has been a
bit busier than usual, unfortunately. Too many customers taking too much
damage and expecting me to haul thier sorry hoops out of the flames and
rebuild them. It's getting a bit old.

Got to the following address: >>encrypted<< When you get there, someone
In know will pick you up, drive you around a lot, and then bring you here
after a vehicle transfer in a secure location. I'm a stickler for
security. And, for your information, you need to declare and deactivate
any orientation or other internal location devices. Ever since a certain
individual I know told me the location of my clinic to the nearest meter,
I've been a royal asshole in regards to this.

Basically, if you don't declare the systems and I find them(and I assure
you, I would), you'll be sold for parts. Nothing personal, but the
security of my clinic is my top priority. Having Lynch recommend you
means that I'm tell you this before the pick-up team does, so you won't be
totally surprised when they put a hood on you.

And no, Lynch didn't know this part of the security. It's new since the
last time he was here. But I have no problems with taking a look at your
cyber and seeing what's wrong with it.]<<<<<
-- Action Jackson <17:46:37/07-28-57>
Message no. 110
From: Dave Gladding <D.T.M.Gladding@*****>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Mon, 29 Jul 96 10:21:16 BST
>>>>>[No worry about the lateness - I'm still working on an intermittent
satellite linkup. It'll take me about a week to get to Seattle, given
fair winds and clear sailing. <g> I'll pretty much go straight to your
address I should think - provided no one takes an interest in my return on the

For your security people to scope before hand:-

+++++begin encryption

+++++include: cyberAug
+++++include: bioAug

That should list all the relevant material that they should be concerned over,
and I've highlighted the systems I'm having obvious problems with in the
following survey - along with what local diagnosis I've been capable of. This
is mainly on the electrical functionality of the systems - I'm uncapable of
checking the bioelectrical interfaces here.

+++++include: diagnostic/sysfail

+++++end encyption

As a side point - how familiar are you with magical interference with systems of
this nature ? That's where my gut feeling on this points to, but I want an
expert opinion to back this up.]<<<<<
Message no. 111
From: Nightblade <wgreason@*****>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Tue, 30 Jul 1996 21:00:15 -0400 (EDT)
*****PRIVATE: Noid
>>>>>[The payment you request is more valuable than monetary currency.
Everything I could offer on (ahem) "free" spirits is substantially more
than any darkdenizen should be paid for one service. I could answer ...
a few ... questions for you. But I insist that you take some monetary, or
at least material, compensation. Very little is beyond my resources.
The individual I seek is a matrix-floater, however, he remains among the
system-identified. Do we have an agreement ... at least to work
-- Apollyon <21:01:00/07-30-57>
Message no. 112
From: Benjamin <benjamin@*****.com>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Tue, 30 Jul 1996 21:52:28 PDT

>>>>>[Well, all I really want to know is: Are there any documented
cases/rumors of a free spirit possessing a human body, being stuck
there, having only spotty control, all without the "host" knowing?

Yes, We have an aggreement.

Sys-Idented? Unmasked? using a matrix-based wepon? That doesn't sound
too smart. Given the ident, I could make a self-replicating phage
frame to simply search and destroy anything with that ident. All I
need is the ident.

We don't need any money... Haviing a free spirit hanging around the
place is somewhat useful... But just try getting it to answer any

You wouldn't, by any chance, have a few Yamaha Pulsars lying around,
would you? We need a few replacements. (about 4, and a modest supply
of ammo plus that qusetion, would, according to my calculations, be
more than adequate recompensation for the job, while being under your
origional figure.)
Message no. 113
From: Nightblade <wgreason@*****>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Wed, 31 Jul 1996 11:44:27 -0400 (EDT)
*****PRIVATE: Noid
>>>>>[Very well. My courier shall deliver your material requests after you
have completed the mission.

For initial payment, the answer to your question. The circumstance you
describe is unusual, but not unheard of. I recall particular instances
where a host body suffers from either schizophrenia or MPD and has a some
latent or achieved magical talent, making the possession by the spirit

However, much depends on the power of the spirit. The weaker the spirit
the more inconsistent the possession.

Only in circumstances where the host was psychologically unstable, have I
seen hosts battle possession unknowingly.

I believe this should answer your question.

Though it may sound strange, the method I described is the method being used
by the individual I seek. He is rather desperate. It is more than likely that
, if he succeeds, he will take his own life shortly thereafter. However, this
latter matter is none of our concern, I simply wish to protect the life
of my associate.

The individual you seek is Mick de Lampalago. He was formerly a computer
technician at Smith-Norton Anti-Virus here in Seattle. He was fired for
using corporate materials for his own private use -- namely a cyberdeck.
He developed his attack program there and intends to use it to erase all
traces of my associate's existence through the Matrix. In my associate's
line of work, this would result in her likely termination within a space
of 36 hours. I believe Lampalago was last seen in Puyallup. For full payment,
I must know his location and his ability to access the Matrix effectively
must be destroyed.

Thank you very much.]<<<<<
-- Apollyon <11:45:00/07-31-57>
Message no. 114
From: Fred Michael Sloniker <lazuli@*>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Mon, 5 Aug 1996 10:55:28 -0700 (PDT)
*****PRIVATE: Desolation Angel, Squatter, Shadow, Easy, Imp, Redemption

>>>>>[Well, I seem to be healing well enough, so I guess I'm game for a
meatside meet. As for the matrix run, perhaps a cooperative effort? Two
can run better than one, you know. Maybe Squatter and I could go in; I'd
hold down the ice while he rooted around. Or something.

I've never heard of Dark Falcon, but that's no great surprise. I'm kinda
new at this. (grins) Anyway, where do you wanna meet?]<<<<<

-- Lazuli <11:03:49/08-05-57>
Message no. 115
From: Nightblade <wgreason@*****>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Tue, 3 Sep 1996 15:22:10 -0400 (EDT)
*****PRIVATE: Cassandra
+++++engage encryption
>>>>>[Your watching out for Hortensia through your association with
Serenity is actually what I had in mind. Since she is in their custody
much of the time, as you state, I figured that would be the easiest way to
keep tabs on her. I would like to continue to be in contact with you, since
we have worked together for awhile now, but if you would rather I stay in
contact through Jason, I will abide by your wishes .... +++++credtranfer
>>encrypted amount<< .... that should settle our accounts in either case.
Should this be the last I hear of you, it has been a pleasure working
with you. Apologies again for any overzeal on the part of my operatives.
+++++end encryption]<<<<<
-- Apollyon <15:19:00/09-03-57>

*****PRIVATE: Evita
>>>>>[Practice tomorrow night. At >>encrypted<<? Have a pal
interested in gettin h's butt kicked ... ever do REAL constructive
male-bashing? Does wonders to work off calories! <grin> Lemme
-- Professor Edward B. DuBois <15:25:42/09-03-57>
Chair, Department of History
University of Washington
Message no. 116
From: sjwelch@******.net (Becky Welch)
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Tue, 3 Sep 96 14:05 MDT
*****PRIVATE: Apollyon
+++++engage encryption
>>>>>[I am willing to stay in contact. Apologies accepted.
+++++end encryption]<<<<<
-- Cassandra <15:19:00/09-03-57>

*****PRIVATE: Rosha
>>>>>[I'll be there. I'm looking forward to it. Who will be there? Do I
him? And I bet it does work off calories! <grin> ]<<<<<
-- Evita <15:25:42/09-03-57>
Message no. 117
From: Nightblade <wgreason@*****>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Tue, 3 Sep 1996 18:55:47 -0400 (EDT)
*****PRIVATE: Evita
>>>>>[Guy's name? Stormwind ... loves it when ya call him Stormy.
sham/mage ... yeah, that spells wuss in my book, too, but he's kinda big, so
he'll make a cool crashing sound when he hits the deck. See ya then.]<<<<<
-- Nichelle Nichols <18:57:33/08-09-57>
Scheduling Secretary
Serenity Security
Message no. 118
From: Nightblade <wgreason@*****>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Tue, 3 Sep 1996 20:03:26 -0400 (EDT)
*****INTERNAL: Serenity Hosts
>>>>>[Relax, Mr. Merrox! F'it was such a pro'lem, I'dhve gone someplace
Girl's gotta stay in touch somehow, and f'yall wanna protect me, figure
s'easier ta deck from inside than runnin around f'r privacy someplace in the
barrens, right? Jay, ya got somethin ta say on this matter. {r}]<<<<<
-- Nichelle Nichols <20:05:01/08-03-57>
Scheduling Secretary
Serenity Security
Message no. 119
From: Nightblade <wgreason@*****>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Wed, 4 Sep 1996 01:44:27 -0400 (EDT)
*****PRIVATE: Jason R Stormwind, Serenity Security
>>>>>[Jay, we still on for practice tomorrow night? Invited Evita, and
said you're in. Hope I wasn't lying. Anyway, thought y'should know, y'r
deckers are peeved at me for mailing from inside Serenity, but s'was just
easier, y'know ... Apologies if it was a big problem. Don't fire Miriam
or Nichelle, they're just doing their jobs ... I just took advantage
that's all.

Also, can we talk privately about ... well, .... let's just drop a hint ...
+++++loading RoResDK.txt ... yeah, that's my resume. More later ...
-- Leon Higginbotham <01:45:11/09-04-57>
Waste Supervisor
NukeTox Waste Disposal -- Redmond
Message no. 120
From: Nightblade <wgreason@*****>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Mon, 9 Sep 1996 13:50:50 -0400 (EDT)
*****INTERNAL: Stormy Jay ;-)
>>>>>[Hey, don't complain about _y'r_ bein sore! M'lucky t'be walkin
after the two-one-tag-team job, y'all landed on me!! Evita'll 'preciate
y'r comment, though.

Yeah, let's talk. For real. Thinkin you maybe got answers for me ... gots
enough questions for a couple days, I think. Why the physcheck? I feel
fine and ready to fly ... no fish bitin though. Maybe y'can tell me how
t'dim the lights, if ya follow.

T'night then >>encrypted<<.{r}]<<<<<
-- Kerry Kittles <13:46:16/09-09-57>
Marketing Associate
Seattle Supersonics

*****PRIVATE: Horde
>>>>>[Your presence is required in Seattle. Bring your guitars. GZ0 ...
>>encrypted<<. All proceedings as previously agreed, payment as
-- The Saracen <13:52:33/09-09-57>
Message no. 121
From: Kris Maxwell <kmaxwell@***>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Mon, 9 Sep 1996 15:25:19 -0400 (EDT)
>>>>>[ Mr. Stormwind, sir, where's Haven? do you think anyone there could
help us? Mom doesn't like this idea, she says that the suits could find
us. She won't tell me who the suits are, but I think they're the people
from Mitsuhama. Thats where we used to live. Can you help find my dad? I
really miss him and things are just so wierd since he left. Please?]<<<<<
-- Sarah <03:17:23/9-9-57>
Message no. 122
From: Kris Maxwell <kmaxwell@***>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Tue, 10 Sep 1996 12:01:33 -0400 (EDT)
>>>>>[Shoot and run. Best defense when dealing with a magic user of
unknown power.]<<<<<
-- Hit and Run <12:00:02/9-10-57>
Message no. 123
From: angliss@********.edu (Brian Angliss)
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Tue, 10 Sep 1996 12:20:48 -0700
>>>>>[Unless, of course, the magician has a high force anti-bullet spell,
or any
of a variety of similar spells specifically designed to protect under those
-- Foxey Roxey <12:19:14/09-10-57>
Message no. 124
From: Kris Maxwell <kmaxwell@***>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 1996 08:56:11 -0400 (EDT)
>>>>>[But still, then you'd know for next time. Hire a Mage to do the deed
:) Or better yet, Drive a car into them. I haven't seen a barrier yet that
could stop a Mack Truck at High velocity :)]<<<<<
-- Hit and Run <09:12:43/9-11-57>
Message no. 125
From: " Gregory D. Umfleet" <gumfleet@***.edu>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 1996 14:00:48 -0400 (EDT)
>>>>>[ Codis I suggest you run REAL fast and don't stop till your either
dead or he is. Or you can kill him, it's as simple as that. ]<<<<<

-- Mr. Blackthorne <14:02:23/09-11-57>
Message no. 126
From: angliss@********.edu (Brian Angliss)
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 1996 12:11:41 -0700
>>>>>[But the likelyhood that you're going to get a Mack truck close enough
to a
VIP without his or her bodyguards noticing is really low, don't you think?
Especially since at least one of them should be magical and could tell even
if the Mack is invisible or Disregarded.

Having worked both sides of the street(more often on the protection than
the wetwork side), I also know that if someone wants your principle dead
badly enough, he or she will die. Bodyguards are just a single part of
security, and security does not exist to make things impossible, just
difficult enough that it's not worth the effort]<<<<<
-- Foxey Roxey <09:51:19/09-11-57>
Message no. 127
From: Kris Maxwell <kmaxwell@***>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 1996 14:37:23 -0400 (EDT)
>>>>>[But if your mack is armored enoght that they can't stop it and you
can hit a wall and just reverse out of it, where's the deal in the body
guards noticing.

Bodyguard: Oh look, a Mack truck in the road, and its heading right for...

Ooops, he just wasnt fast enough ;P Anyway, hope you all enjoyed the
commetnary from the one and only Hit and Run :)]<<<<<
-- Hit and Run <2:32:54/9-11-57>
Message no. 128
From: Kris Maxwell <kmaxwell@***>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 1996 15:51:58 -0400 (EDT)
>>>>>[If they can't find you, they can't shoot you, whatever happened to
that good old saying?]<<<<<
-- Old Timer <3:30:43/9-11-57>
Message no. 129
From: Nightblade <wgreason@*****>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Thu, 3 Oct 1996 07:42:20 -0400 (EDT)
*****PRIVATE: Evita
>>>>>[Y'don't even need t'ask, kid. :)]<<<<<
-- Rosha <07:44:21/10-3-57>
Message no. 130
From: Kris Kevin Maxwell <km10@*********>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Thu, 3 Oct 1996 11:40:00 -0400 (EDT)
>>>>>[Man, I check my messages and finally find one! Good stuff!
I'll be ther, sounds good. So whats the gig?]<<<<<
-- Wolfen <11:40:31/10-2-57>
Message no. 131
From: Nightblade <wgreason@*****>
Subject: Re: your mail
Date: Fri, 4 Oct 1996 16:42:18 -0400 (EDT)
*****PRIVATE: Jason R Stormwind, Serenity Security
>>>>>[Jay! Glad t'hear you made it back n'one piece! M'n f'r t'night.
C ya alli.]<<<<<
-- Rosha <16:44:01/10-04-57>

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