Chapter 149: Stakeout

“Listen guys! I told you already I don’t have any credits to give you until next month!” said a nervous man who was wearing grubby factory worker clothes. He took several steps backward stepping onto a bridge as the two muscular grunts in front of him advanced forward several more steps. “We have come to collect your debt,” said Grunt …

Chapter 148: Ear Cleaning and Other Services

Sector 5, zone 2. Sister Mobs ear cleaning & other services. Inside a small private room, one of several 100 similar rooms on this floor, there were only two people, a Man and a female dressed as a nurse with the hand-drawn name tag: [Nagg]. The room was rather spartan, having little other than a plush reclining hover chair that …

Chapter 147: Specialty food

Sector 11 zone 3. Night time. In this sector, there was a well-to-do area where there were far fewer holovid ads plastered all over the buildings. Among the many large buildings of this sector, there was a plain but clean large building that blended in with the rest of the nearby buildings having no other identifying features to stand out …

Chapter 146: Two is good. Less Than Lethal.

Sector 2, zone 1 highway. With their hasty escape, the bikers split into two groups. The smaller of the two groups was able to evade pursuit and escape while the larger group which had around 70 bikers headed to the highway intent on causing as much mayhem as they could where they went. High in the sky there were already …

Chapter 145: Bwoo

Vroom! Vroom! The sound of at least 100 small hover-bike engines echoed off the walls as they raced down the tight streets taking up the entire space. Some of the hover-bikes were even driving on the sidewalks causing the civilians who were walking to have to dive out of the way of the large group. On each of the hover-bikes …

Chapter 144: Just work

Several days later in Sector 12 Zone 2. “What a fancy apartment building,” said Arron as he stepped out of the APC. This was the first apartment building he had seen that actually had what looked like real balconies instead of the usual fire escape ladders that were attached to the windows. Like most of the high-class places in Sector …

Chapter 143: Something Big

Sector 1, zone 2 A well-dressed man walked up to a decent-sized walk-in shop with a glowing holographic sign hovering above the front doors and was casting a dim flickering light on the civilians as they walked by. “Hello, valued customer! How many I help you?” asked the worn-out service bot that had seen better days. It creaked and groaned …

Chapter 142: Shootout!

Some days later Arron and Kix were once again put on foot patrol duty to help overwhelmed local police secure sector 2 which the Office of Reason had only just labeled as a high-priority, high-risk sector. ‘Help’ mostly meant that they would be doing everything themselves with little support from the local police. Smash! The sound of a large window …

Chapter 141: Free Raids for everyone!

Sector 11, living zone, 8:25 p.m. A decent-sized line of shabby-looking people were lined up outside an apartment door each entering the apartment 1 by 1 only after the person in front of them left with their purchase. When the last customer in line paid for their goods the apartment door closed. “Business is booming tonight,” said the young man …

Chapter 140: Driveby

“Another day of soggy synth-dogs to go along with a boring patrol,” said Arron as he rubbed his hand on a rag trying to wipe off the grease from his cheap lunch. When he removed as much grease as possible he tossed the rag into the open dashboard glove compartment which closed by itself after a few seconds. “With all …