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Message no. 1
From: A Halliwell <u5a77@**.KEELE.AC.UK>
Subject: PING
Date: Mon, 14 Oct 1996 17:48:47 +0100
>>>>>[DA! Bull! Anyone!!!!! Where are you?]<<<<<
-- Inferno <17:48:32 GMT/15.OCT.57>
Message no. 2
From: olafur gunnarsson <olafurg@******.IS>
Subject: Re: PING
Date: Mon, 14 Oct 1996 17:17:54 GMT
>>>>>>[Im here Inf whats the problem?]<<<<<
-- Smudge <18:04:45/15:10:57>
Message no. 3
From: A Halliwell <u5a77@**.KEELE.AC.UK>
Subject: Re: PING
Date: Mon, 14 Oct 1996 18:28:09 +0100
*****Private: Smudge
>>>>>[No problem now. Panic's over. I thought I'd lost 'em for a moment,
I'm there now. (I got delayed a bit.....)]<<<<<
-- Inferno <18:30:14 GMT/15.OCT.57>
Message no. 4
From: ltwiss@********.COM
Subject: Re: Ping
Date: Mon, 14 Oct 1996 10:42:31 +0000
*****PRIVATE: Invasion_Force.1
>>>>>[Inferno, I read you load and clear]<<<<<
-Wells (10:38:22/10-14-57)

Vael Lashar
Message no. 5
From: Steven Ratkovich <chaos@*****.COM>
Subject: Re: PING
Date: Mon, 14 Oct 1996 13:58:39 -0500
*****PRIVATE: Inferno
>>>>>[I got your message, Inferno. What's wrong? We are still waiting for
you at >>Place<< but cannot wait much longer. Please
-Bull (12:50:26/10-15-57)
Message no. 6
From: Sascha Pabst <Sascha.Pabst@**********.UNI-OLDENBURG.DE>
Subject: Re: PING
Date: Tue, 15 Oct 1996 00:59:36 +0000
>>>>>[ Inferno, this is Orion speaking. Canis and I are on the run. We are
physically near the mentioned place. We had severe problems, someone was
following us.

Canis took care of the pursuers, but it took him out cold. But it was a nice
firework, if I may say so. Our arrivial will be delayed, I fear.

Watch out, there seems to be a real heatwave coming down, and your...
operation is the only one we are connected to that might be the reasons. Watch
security protocols on all channels, even private and/ or encrypted ones. Looks
like this Pegasus-Arsch was better then I thought.

How is your team? Any casualities yet? ]<<<<<
-- Orion <00:37/10-15-57>
Message no. 7
From: Steven Ratkovich <chaos@*****.COM>
Subject: Re: PING
Date: Mon, 14 Oct 1996 19:52:33 -0500
>>>>>[Hello Orion. Nice to trace, err... meet you. I'll be seeing you.
BTW, for future reference, you shouldn't post private transmissions on the
public post. Very, very sloppy. But don't stop on my account. It makes my
job sooo much easier <g>.]<<<<<
-- Black Pawn (18:40:29/10-14-57)
Message no. 8
From: Sascha Pabst <Sascha.Pabst@**********.UNI-OLDENBURG.DE>
Subject: Re: PING
Date: Tue, 15 Oct 1996 15:33:23 +0000
>>>>>[ Black Pawn (yup, this is going public, too, so even your bosses can
read what I think of you) it was fully intentionally I set it up public. What
use is it to

+++++ Trace IC detected....
+++++ Relocate Stardust activated...
+++++ Relocating...
+++++ Trace IC defeated.
+++++ Stardust Report: Trace Benchmark: 5
Trace Location: NA/UCAS-MW (98.2 %)
LTG: 3312 (47.1 %)
Access: 7834 (0.9 %)

What, that's all? What use it is to hide the data stream if Pegasus is still
on my hoop? I didn't offer any data you shouldn't have had for a long time if
you were earning your money, slavedeck. But enjoy.

Who are you working for, anyway? ]<<<<<
-- Orion <10:43:13/10-15-57>
Message no. 9
From: A Halliwell <u5a77@**.KEELE.AC.UK>
Subject: Re: PING
Date: Tue, 15 Oct 1996 19:08:44 +0100
***** PRIVATE: Canis
>>>>>[No casualties yet, but my suspitions are building. Get here. I think
might need a mage before I reveal what I suspect!!!]<<<<<
-- Inferno <19:18:22 GMT/16.OCT.57>
Message no. 10
From: Jaimie Nicholson <jaimie.nicholson@********.OTAGO.AC.NZ>
Subject: Ping
Date: Thu, 30 Jul 1998 12:36:58 +1200
*****PRIVATE: Lightning
>>>>>[You still there?]<<<<<
-- Presto <22:56:24/07-29-59>
Message no. 11
From: Jaimie Nicholson <jaimie.nicholson@********.OTAGO.AC.NZ>
Subject: Re: Ping
Date: Fri, 31 Jul 1998 10:24:12 +1200
*****PRIVATE: Presto
>>>>>[Yes! Where've you been? I heard you bought it last year in SF, during
a shoot-out with the imperial marines.]<<<<<
-- Lightning <16:22:40/07-30-59>
Message no. 12
From: Jaimie Nicholson <jaimie.nicholson@********.OTAGO.AC.NZ>
Subject: Re: Ping
Date: Mon, 3 Aug 1998 12:32:07 +1200
*****PRIVATE: Lightning
>>>>>[Still kicking, TT, still kicking. How about a few drinks? Blue
>>address<<, 2100 tomorrow?]<<<<<
-- Presto <18:29:13/08-02-59>
Message no. 13
From: Jaimie Nicholson <jaimie.nicholson@********.OTAGO.AC.NZ>
Subject: Re: Ping
Date: Tue, 4 Aug 1998 13:13:22 +1200
*****PRIVATE: Presto
>>>>>[See you there, Legal.]<<<<<
-- Lightning <18:58:03/08-03-59>
Message no. 14
From: "Michael R. Goldberg" <mrgoldbe@**.NETCOM.COM>
Subject: ping
Date: Fri, 28 Aug 1998 00:04:12 -0500
***** PRIVATE: Midnight
>>>>>[ Legion really wants me to contact my brother. Any idea on where
he has disappeared to?

And you better consider this your warning: The pitch is coming. ]<<<<<
-- Whirlwind <06:03:02/08-28-59>
Message no. 15
From: "Michael R. Goldberg" <mrgoldbe@**.NETCOM.COM>
Subject: Re: ping
Date: Fri, 28 Aug 1998 00:13:01 -0500
***** PRIVATE: Whirlwind
>>>>>[ Last I heard, he went to Europe to avoid undue attention from
LSS. He told me he would probably look up Quinn and/or Nightmare, so
you might try them.

As far as the pitch goes ... that's nice. I already have more than
enough things brewing in the pot. You chose to revisik to your past.
Alas, for me that is not an option. ]<<<<<
-- Midnight <06:10:57/08-28-59>
Message no. 16
From: "Michael R. Goldberg" <mrgoldbe@**.NETCOM.COM>
Subject: Re: ping
Date: Fri, 28 Aug 1998 00:20:41 -0500
***** PRIVATE: Midnight
>>>>>[ You must follow your own council on what to do with the Legion's
offer. For me, it was the right thing, but I do recognize that it
isn't for everyone.

Thank you for the recommendations on how to find my brother. ]<<<<<
-- Whirlwind <06:16:42/08-28-59>

***** PRIVATE: Nightmare, The Mighty Quinn
>>>>>[ Midnight mentioned that Doomsday took a trip to Europe. Knowing
him, he would take the opportunity to visit old friends. Due to many
reasons, I have been trying to get a hold of him, but he has been
rather silent.

Due to the flood of jobs that seem to find my way, I have been really
poor on following up on the fact that he ignored my attempt to reach

I admit that we have been extremely poor in the past at keeping in
touch, but still he is my brother. Any light you could shed on his
whereabouts or what he is up to, would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks. ]<<<<<
-- Whirlwind <06:20:59/08-28-59>
Message no. 17
From: "Paul J. Adam" <Shadowtk@********.DEMON.CO.UK>
Subject: Re: ping
Date: Fri, 28 Aug 1998 22:54:20 +0100
*****PRIVATE: Whirlwind
>>>>>[Doomsday was at Glamis about two months back, shopping for swords.

I left before he did, and he didn't say where he was going, and I was in
Aztlan for a month and then head-down in DC since then. He was fine when
he left, is all I'm sure of :) The staff insist they didn't kill and eat

Sorry. If I hear from him, I'll let you know.]<<<<<
-- The Mighty Quinn <22:50:42/08-28-59>
Message no. 18
From: "Michael R. Goldberg" <mrgoldbe@**.NETCOM.COM>
Subject: Re: ping
Date: Sun, 30 Aug 1998 13:20:54 -0500
***** PRIVATE: The Mighty Quinn
>>>>>[ Thanks.

I might actually be in Europe soon. I'm getting redeployed out of the
zone to provide cover for Croaker and his crew. They are going to be
investigating why MET2000 has suddenly shown up in the Legion's largest
operation. As you have probably noticed, the mercenary nets are alive
with speculation. ]<<<<<
-- Whirlwind <19:15:44/08-30-59>

***** PRIVATE: Nightmare
>>>>>[ Thank you for the information. It doesn't give me much to go
on, but it is a start. ]<<<<<
-- Whirlwind <19:17:07/08-30-59>

***** PRIVATE: Midnight
>>>>>[ Unfortunately, neither Quinn nor Nightmare have had contact with
my brother in over two months. I guess I'm going over there anyway. I
got the draw to provide protection while Croaker's crew tries to dig
information on the latest MET2000 contract that has made Legion's two
way war into a threesome. ]<<<<<
-- Whirlwind <19:19:48/08-30-59>
Message no. 19
From: "Paul J. Adam" <Shadowtk@********.DEMON.CO.UK>
Subject: Re: ping
Date: Wed, 2 Sep 1998 21:52:18 +0100
*****PRIVATE: Whirlwind
>>>>>[That could be good. If I'm around, great, if not you know you're
welcome to a guest room at Glamis anyway.

Haven't had time to monitor MercNet... don't even really have time to
read Shadowland at the moment. But night OPs are boring, boring, BORING,
especially when you have half-a-dozen watchers and a forest spirit
helping you observe. I _know_ there's a patrol from the Woofers due
along that track we're watching right now, I've got it monitored and
covered, and only three things are keeping me from catching some sneaky

One... I just got my second pip (three years' seniority, no particular
merit involved) and I'm an "orfissah" and a Para, and the baby Ruperts
I'm with (East Midlands University Officer Training Corps) need me to
set a good example. So it's wide-awake time and stiff upper lips all

Two, their infantry PSI is a bootneck - Royal Marines - and is _dying_
for a chance to show up the mad Para. So I can't relax too much...

Three, both WO2 Wilkes and the RSM are sneaky bastards who've got as
much combat time as I have (if you don't count the street stuff) and are
past masters at putting one over on uppity subalterns and overconfident
officer cadets. And I can _guarantee_ the moment I settle down for some
Arab PT is when they try to pull a fast one on me...

Never mind. The OPs are the dull (necessary, but dull) part. Tomorrow,
we're putting out some fighting patrols, and that _will_ be fun ;) I can
do a quick eyelid inspection after that.]<<<<<
-- 1Lt S E Rodriguez <21:43:42/09-02-59>
ATT East Midlands UOTC
Sennybridge Training Area
Message no. 20
From: Chickenman <jaimie.nicholson@********.OTAGO.AC.NZ>
Subject: Ping
Date: Tue, 3 Nov 1998 12:26:55 +1300
*****PRIVATE: Faerie
>>>>>[You still running Ice's cover thing? Or has he given up on it?

On another matter, sorry I never got to show you around the place, but you
know what happened, so you know it was unavoidable. You get settled in okay
-- Ronin <18:23:51/11-02-59>

*****PRIVATE: Ronin
>>>>>[Well, sort of... he hasn't talked to me about it for a while now, and
I get the feeling he thinks he's wasting his time. I sort of think that
too, but he paid for the relocation, so I still look like he wanted me too.

Yeah, it was unavoidable, and I hooked up with the shifters anyway, so they
showed me the ropes. Got a team together too... you looking for work? And
how come you're running around free?]<<<<<
-- Faerie <21:58:34/11-02-59>
Message no. 21
From: Chickenman <jaimie.nicholson@********.OTAGO.AC.NZ>
Subject: Re: Ping
Date: Wed, 4 Nov 1998 11:59:25 +1300
*****PRIVATE: Faerie
>>>>>[I have some vague plans, but I seem to have a window in my busy
>>>>>schedule at the moment... you got anything specific in mind? And the
>>>>>reasons why I'm running around free are a matter of national security,
>>>>>so :P]<<<<<
-- Ronin <19:48:16/11-03-59>

*****PRIVATE: Ronin
>>>>>[Nothing specific right now, but it's always useful to have a spare
>>>>>sammy on the list. I'll let you know if I need you for
-- Faerie <23:35:10/11-03-59>

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