Stories tagged “Marauder”

  • Marauded: Backstabber!

    As Dugout hunched behind the stone wall, firing from his rifle, I moved to pick up the rifle that Flashback had dropped. It was long and deadly-looking, but I’d already found where the weapon manuals were stored and skimmed them at lightning spee...

  • Boarding the Social Choo-Choo Train

    Both the sports-car automechs froze when I stepped out. That was when I knew I had them. Time to engage in a little good old-fashioned social engineering. Or, as most would call it, “lying.” (Computer geeks have to have fancy names for ever...

  • Lifelong Ambition

    Immediately, his first thought was police, but the car was too small and too sleek. Area police drove Dodge Chargers, and the state troopers drove Chevy Caprice PPVs. Knowing this, he put his foot to the floor. “Sis, I’m… I’m so...

    • Author: Cossy
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Bavarian Fire Drill

    “I want your names,” I growled. “I want your ranks. I want your serial numbers. I want the names of your superiors. I want your frickin’ VINs! Cough up, you low-lifes!” Instead, they started to back away even faster, final...

  • Maurauded Warehouses

    So I was free from enemy pursuit (or so I hoped), safe and with four extra personality storage cubes to play around with (and three emergency-backup spare units, too). Now I needed some digs where I could hide out, and some computer equipment. The hide...

  • Going Under

    “I’m a Vespa…” Sera seethed over her new, albeit temporary, body. “You needed to be able to fit in the tunnels and they thought a scooter would be less noticeable on campus.” James said, trying to calm his sister dow...

    • Author: Cossy
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Alley Ooops! (Ficlet 3845 cont'd)

    Continued from Ficlet http://ficlets.ficly.com/stories/3845 “Marauder. Meat.” The nearest slave-mech made its most obvious assumption. It also indicated its IQ with the same move—the marauders don’t like smart slaves. “Guys! Great to meet you...

  • Blind Date

    Sweeper’s first shot hit Chert in the groin and several large bolts and bits fell off. “I think you got his nuts,” Jiana said as the wounded mech put a hand down there to try and hold his legs together, failed miserably and fell forwa...