Part 34: Alignment Check

For the first time in a long time, Stinson was thinking of someone other than himself. Stinson slipped into the Digenesis Pharmaceuticals building using a hidden back entrance created to hide the movements of Marcus’s soldiers, pressing his loaded glock against his thigh to keep it partially concealed. Stinson walked quietly through what looked like […]

Part 32: Target-Locked Missile

It was quiet and, for some unknown reason, that bothered Oliver. Yes, the silence was almost palpable after all of the noise his rampage in Marcus’s office had caused, but this was too much. As Oliver had travelled up in the elevator and stood in the office, staring down Marcus, he could sense other people […]

Part 30: Its Likeness

“Marcus offered us nothing. He has been trying to wipe us out for decades, why would he suddenly offer us such a powerful weapon?” A tense silence fell between Ghol’Toruk and Stinson as they waited for the other to speak, waited for the other to make the next move. This was more than a game […]

Part 28: In the Shadows

Much to Derik’s surprise, it was incredibly easy to sneak into Digenesis Pharmaceuticals. He had been lingering in the shadows of an alley just across the way from the front entrance to his father’s building, carefully planning how he would infiltrate Marcus’s sanctum. Derick watched guards mingle around the entrance and he knew from previous […]

Part 26: Gift Horses

After a moment, Oliver turned and threw the empty whiskey glass. It struck the wall and left a deep dent in the plaster before shattering, spraying thick pieces of sticky glass all over the carpet. “God damn you,” Oliver hissed. “God damn you, Marcus.” Marcus had his sister. Marcus had Elaine. What was he going […]

Part 24: Fair Fights

Shading his eyes, Oliver looked up at the immense building in front of him. It seemed like every time he came to visit Marcus, the Digenesis Pharmaceuticals building was taller. “Very subtle, Marcus,” Oliver whispered to himself, tucking his hands into his pockets. “Very, very subtle, and well hidden.” After a moment of consideration and […]

Part 22: Explanations

After a brief moment of darkness and a feeling like a soft wind on her face, Grace opened her eyes to see she was standing in her apartment alongside Andy. Grace had never been particularly sentimental about anything, but after such a chaotic day filled with new, strange things, coming home felt safe. It felt […]