Merry Bridgetmas! Even during the holiday season, work never stops for the shadowrunners of Seattle. One crew is contacted to eliminate a target VIP at a certain building by a certain time. Of course, getting in a heavily guarded site requires skill, cunning, and good teamwork. This team is not quite as functional though, constantly bickering and arguing. What twists and turns await them and what is Santa carrying in that sack?
The Gate 9 crew is visiting the robot graveyard as part of their quest to save the world from a cosmic threat. It contains many pieces of high technology but a strange ecosystem has sprung around it. The heroes must navigate the various hazards, deal with the local inhabitants, and fight a powerful villain. All in a day’s work for the Gate 9 crew!
The year is Tenshō 10, in the Twelfth month. Six months ago the betrayer Akechi Mitsuhide attacked his master Oda Nobunaga at Honnō-ji, burning it to the ground along with the demon warlord. Snowfall covers the mainland, and a time that should be spent in contemplative seclusion is now spent in clandestine war meetings. Stillness and oppressive silence envelope the countryside, but whispers of secret treachery fill the halls of every daimyō. In Settsu province, Lord Inukai and his loyal retainers meet to discuss the coming war for the title of Shogun.
NuSeed, a biotech firm with several Department of Defense contracts, asked for discreet aid with an urgent matter at their primary research facility. The facility is in a converted oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico. A team of troubleshooters is quickly assembled to deal with the problem. Little do they know the matter is beyond their understanding.
A man, a self-proclaimed psychic, sleep walks onto the road, causing a car to crash. Inside the trunk is a man’s body. The driver has no memory of the incident. As the sheriff tries to puzzle out the pieces, an agent of a secretive corporation arrives, following the trail of a missing person of interest. The psychic, sheriff, and agent all find themselves involved in the same mystery. It leads to a horrifying nightmare beyond their comprehension.