|Casualties and losses
|all of them
This time the runners have to rescue a kidnapped soldier from the clutches of mages and fire spirits.
Former soldier Adam Jacobs has been kidnapped and Elizabeth Babbage wants him back. The kidnappers demand a ransom but Elizabeth decides to hire runners to solve the problem.
Everyone eventually makes it to the meeting, in Everett near the ship yard, in their preferred vehicle. Elizabeth Babbage is waiting till all Runners arrive. The runners are supposed to free a former soldier, Adam Jacobs, from the hands of unknown people, but first they have to find him. There are video recordings of the kidnapping. Red Flower negotiates a higher payment.
The Runners start their planning at The Daze. Blake takes a closer look at the video footage and can make out a vehicle with typical Runner equipment. He tries to trace the vehicle through the matrix. He succeeds in finding the vehicle after 18 hours. The Bulldog is parked in north Redmond in an E-Zone. The plan is Red and Blake drive up and scout briefly while the assault troops then drive their vehicle into the house - through the closed door - to clean up. Blake is to make sure everyone knows where the hostage is.
Blake hacks the cameras and gives the information to the team. The Scourge is guarded by a man with a sword. Some ghosts and other scourge takers are present. Red gives an inspirational speech and then the assault team drives the van into the warehouse. The team manages to overpower the mages and fire spirits. Bulldozer is briefly eaten by a fire spirit, but quickly manages to free himself. But the hostage seems to be dead. With joint effort, the runners find out that the hostage has been drugged. After some time already on the way back, the hostage wakes up and contacts Elisabeth.
- Adam Jacobs gives the Runner insight into the ability to optimize cyberlimbs and the way of the Cybersingularity Seeker.
- 24k Nuyen, or twice in weapons, ammo or explosives (12 RVP)
- 8 Karma (8 RVP)
- Optional, taking from the above rewards:
- Cyber-Singularity Seeker (12 RVP)
- Redliner (10 RVP)
- (Secondary) Specmods, Prototype Materials, etc (5 RVP each/per level)
- Natural Leader for Red Flower (5 RVP)
Next turn: "It will try to eat you again."
Player After Action Reports (AARs)
That was easy. Give the two big ones on the team a direction and they box their way through. It was a bit like watching a steamroller roll over the opponents. Easy money earned. If only it was always like that. This cyber singularity is really interesting I'll have to look into it more.
Huh, thought that our target died, but it turns out that it was the effect of some sort of drug. The guy was nice, he had some very interesting ideas.
the run it self was simple, get in, kill everyone and retrieve the target. granted i did learn something new due to not expecting summoners, always shoot those cursed magos fist.