Sucker Punch!

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Sucker Punch!

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Mechanist-Overseer Tertiary Michael Georgiades

Mechanist-Overseer Tertiary Michael Georgiades

There are few places in the Dystopian world that have not felt the touch of war. This is especially evident when the Covenant of Antarctica’s forces are involved, with the ability to traverse vast distances by the power of trans-location, and a network of hidden military bases spanning the globe.

One of the Covenant’s main objectives in the World War is to halt the development of dangerous technologies by nations searching for the ultimate weapons to turn upon their enemies. One of the most dangerous individuals reviled by leaders of the Covenant is Markov, traitor to the Covenant and now a servant of the Russian Coalition. Markov uses his stolen knowledge to create deadly machines of war for his master, Tsar Vladimir of the Russian Coalition.

Many of these machines are so dangerous that they may only be safely tested in very remote regions, such as the deep Siberian interior. Now, a Russian armoured column escorts a valuable shipment to one such location.

However, such remoteness also works to the favour of the Covenant. A strike force, delivered to the region by Otherspace translocation, ready to spring a devastating ambush in the hope of destroying their cargo. But things are not quite what they seem, for both sides…

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