Episode 009: Have You Never Done Novacoke Before?

While waiting for the appointed time to hijack a truck for Slide, the team split up. Catherine and Micah went apartment shopping and found a cozy one bed, one bath place and through some … aggressive negotiations convinced the current owner he’d be happier sleeping in the shower while they used the remainder of the apartment. The rest of the team went uhh… let’s say car shopping and procured a single-owner late-model low-mileage Ford Americar with an attached mobility scooter. We now rejoin Thumper, Deuce, and suddenly and inexplicably coked-up Jean-Baptiste in their freshly stolen car as they head to the apartment.

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Episode 008: Of Course He’s Human, Micah Talked To Him

After meeting their fixer to get a job and having a cold and uncomfortable night’s sleep, the team headed to a local diner to discuss their situation. Over one of the last nice meals they can afford without getting some sort of income, the team realized they’ll need to procure the bare necessities now that they’re no longer corporate employees: four walls, a roof, and a car. We now join Micah and Catherine as they head back to the pleasant gentleman that Micah cozied up to the previous night.

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Episode 007: You Just Want To Cuddle

It’s the morning of January 8th, 2080. Down on their luck, broke, homeless, and without proper identification, the team made it to a fixer named Slide to ask the self-styled king for his help with procuring new SINs. He agreed to build decent identities for the two less traditional metahumans in the group in exchange for retrieving a case from a truck scheduled to make its deliveries on Friday. They’ve got a bit of time to kill before the truck job to try to figure out their next moves, and have headed back to the broken down condemned building Deuce calls home.

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Episode 006: You Only Won Because You Cheated

Through one of their contacts, the team found someone that might be able to help them burn their SINs, replacing them with some serviceable fakes. What should have been a quiet drive through the deserted midnight streets of St. Louis became a black hole sucking down the teams’ edge as Jean-Baptiste took umbrage at Deuce’s driving. Friendly local law enforcement tried unsuccessfully to keep the peace, and through very little fault of their own, we join the team just pulling up at the designated corner.

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Episode 005: Spank This Motorcycle Riding Fool

Micah managed to get a bit of information from her infobroker contact and enjoyed some tasty Soy Bucks coffee. Through no fault of her own, she managed to not get seen by EVO security. Back with the rest of the team, they planned their next moves and had an unplanned and sudden funeral for a commlink and stole a car. We rejoin the team now as they try to figure out what to do about all of their other commlinks, before hopefully meeting up with a fixer to do something about their pesky SINs.

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Episode 004: She Can Take It Off, She Has Thumbs

The team met the delightfully sane and completely grounded Dr. Switchblade and slightly improved the long-term life prospects for Cat. The doctor provided a carefully laid out rehab regimen, mostly involving whiskey. While the rest of the team spent a few hours in a reputable medical establishment, Micah tries to get some information from her contact, Mr. Lourdes.

All music by Deuce.

Episode 003: You Need Something Removed, Switchblade Can Make It Happen

After witnessing the murder of the man they were supposed to protect and finding themselves on the run from their former employer, the team went in search of someone that might be able to help them, as well as some stiff drinks to steel their nerves. They met two of Deuce’s buddies. Trax, the dwarf bartender, served them plenty of whisky, while Flash the orc fixer tried to set them up with who they should talk to next. He set up meetings with Slide, a fixer with better connections than him to try to get their SINs burned, as well as with Switchblade, a street doc that should be able to dig the cranial bomb out of Cat’s head without leaving her a vegetable. 

Oh, and they blew off some steam watching the Urban Brawl game.

The group has split up. Micah’s going to talk to one of her contacts. We join the rest of the team as they make their way for a little light midnight surgery.

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Episode 002: It Hurts When I Bite It

The camera fades in with a team of former corporate security folks dealing with the fallout from the drek really hitting the fan during a high-level meeting between EVO executives and UCAS diplomats. They’ve made their way from the scene of a crime they were implicated in to a shoddy and broken down safe house to plan their next moves. First on the agenda, dealing with their no longer valid SINs and maybe dealing with a slight bit of explosives buried in a team member’s head.

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Episode 001: Cat, Please Don’t Explode

Welcome to the first episode of Burning Edge. The team, until a few seconds before this episode starts, was a special security detail for EVO assigned to a vice president while does high-level negotiations. As most things in the Shadowrun universe do, their job went sideways, and the vice president was killed in a double-cross. The team is just coming to grips with their world being turned upside down. Yesterday they had a safe place to sleep, constant income, and the backing of a AAA-rated megacorporation. Today, they have no place to sleep, no income, and their only equipment is what they brought with them on this particular job.

The only good news they’ve received is that a former member of their team, long presumed dead, has appeared, willing to help them.

The scene opens in the roundabout in front of a high-end hotel next to the now-empty valet stand. The valet and greeters that normally occupy this area have all taking cover, disturbed as gunfire destroyed the hotel’s silence. An older human male, Chuck Garrow, lies crumpled on the ground in a pool of his own blood, the inside of his head open to the elements from a point-blank gunshot wound. An Ares Roadmaster idles with its side doors open, waiting. Most of a team of former security professionals stand around the corpse, deciding the next move, while the sound of Knight Errant sirens approaches.

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