Meanwhile City

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Meanwhile City

Post by Nephimzariel » Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:45 pm

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MEANWHILE CITY
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Meanwhile City - a twilight bathed den of grey citizens where anything can become a religion, but religion is all. The Seventh Day Manicurists who worship nail polish, The Second Temple of the Nouveau Riche who won't so much as talk to you without a down payment, the Advocacy for Legalitarianism with its lawyers scurrying around in three piece business suits in useless cackling packs, and on and on the list goes.

Nothing is truly sacred anymore. Real religions died centuries ago and what was left of mankind's spirit - our soul - was buried right beside them. Shame too. Some of the Modern Day Models of Eden could change my whole perspective on life if it wasn't for their vow of chastity.


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The only sect that anyone takes too seriously anymore is the Temperate Order of Authoritarian Deliverance - the police of Meanwhile City; the clockwork cogs of the machines that run our lives. If you fail to register your religious affiliation, these are the ones dressed in black that come knocking on your door, or snatching you anonymously off of the streets without a word to your loved ones. These are the people that make you disappear. These are the bastards that made my brother disappear.

My name is Franklyn. Just Franklyn. I live off the grid and do whatever I can to bring these sons of bitches down and find my brother; or what's left of him. I can't be the only one who's lost someone.


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"Heya Frank."
"Hey Jimmy." Frank saddles up to the bar for the third day in a row to have some breakfast. "Whiskey. Neat."
"You got it, Frank."

A glass appears on the bar-top and Frank's eyes drop to the uncustomary white napkin that Jimmy knew better than to give him. Looking down though the golden amber liquid the word "Run" appears through the waves of the glass.

Frank takes a brief glance at the mirror that runs the length of the bar behind Jimmy for just such an occasion and spots them - eight TOADs - making their way for the front door; undoubtedly on their way to claim Frank. His pale canvas mask is lifted, folding the expressionless black eyes that are nothing but paint to reveal a stubble-coated chin and pink lips that part to down the whiskey - breakfast is the most important meal of the day after all - before Frank turns, replaces his mask and makes a straight line for the rear exit of the bar.

One hand slides down to take a comforting grip over the shotgun he has hidden in under his chocolate colored leather trench-coat.

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Re: Meanwhile City

Post by Ash » Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:52 am

Alleys, a girls best friend, well almost. At least they are great to hide from the "police". Ugh. Skyler starts walking towards the street when suddenly a door is slammed open right on her face. "ouch" She exclaims as she falls backwards. "Hey watch it!" She complains to the tall stranger. "Sorry" the stranger says. "Yeah, it's fine. I am just a little on edge, but it appear I am not the only one." Skyler says as she studies the stranger. He gives off a slightly uneasy demor, as if he is hiding from someone. "I see you are perceptive." He says while adjusting his hand that is place weirdly inside the side of his coat. Skyler and the stranger turn their heads to the commotion inside the building he just exit from. "Well, I was right!" Skyler exclaims "If you want I can help." She says while looking back at the stranger. "After all, you don't quite have a lot of options now do you?" She stated, the stranger glanced at her. "So what is it going to be?"

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Re: Meanwhile City

Post by BluePantsDude » Mon Aug 20, 2018 3:12 pm

"The Brotherhood", a vigilante group, who try to bring peace to the City that is by murdering anyone that are a threat. That, they think, is the only way. "The Brotherhood" is made up of 100 members, lead by Father Thomas. All members of "The Brotherhood" carry a black tricorne hat with a white emblem of a short dagger and a longer blade crossed, that's because the members carried a dagger, for assassinations and the longer blade for self defense. The members were also given kevlar padded leather armor and pitch black masks with round googles in the place of the eyes.
Ray was a new member of "The Brotherhood". He was given a mission by the father to assassinate a certain someone and that "someone" knew that people were planning to kill him.
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"I saw a cat get murdered in the street and I got an erection"-Filthy Frank.
"Use the force Harry!"-Gandalf.

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Re: Meanwhile City

Post by BluePantsDude » Mon Aug 20, 2018 4:14 pm

Despite it's name Females are as welcome as males in "The Brotherhood". The guild also has an armored black bear which the members take on the most important missions.
Ray knew "The Brotherhood" since childhood. He was alone in the huge city as his parents were taken away by the T.O.A.D. The Brotherhood gave him shelter, food and clothes in exchange for menial tasks like stealing or spying. During childhood he learned a lot from the guild, like how to use a weapon, swordsmanship, lockpicking and being stealthy. Pistols were Ray's favourite weapon as they were compact, but packed as much heat as a large caliber weapon, if used correctly. As time went on Ray became capable for more complex missions. And one day, he was tasked with assassination.
"I saw a cat get murdered in the street and I got an erection"-Filthy Frank.
"Use the force Harry!"-Gandalf.

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