Scourge defeated, Mayor exultant.
Missing Jessica: Kidnap theory.
A new motorway menace.
Explosion destroys abandoned colliery.
Arrested members of Yellers Gang freed.
One dead as Marauders strike again.
Tycoon's son killed - daughter missing.
“Down and out!” The excitable voice of Rich Lackhart bursts from the radio speaker. “Let’s keep it moving, Lancers.”
Another morning’s commute for a mid 21st Century haulage gang.
“Everyone seems to think that we have high-adrenaline lives; that the excitement never stops. We have our moments, but actually, most of what we do is just remind people that we are here; that there is a law; and that someone cares if they break it. That is often enough.”
23/9/55: Babylon is a true inspiration in these times of darkness. Under the dynamic leadership of Sir Hector McDonaugh, the company has thrived while so many others failed. Read more
20/9/55: Mayor Rod is victorious. The battle against an insidious foe has been won, and Mayor Forrester-Smythe’s aggressive policies have been vindicated. While others dithered, Mayor Rod took action. The result? Londoners are safe from a creeping infection that has decimated nations, destroyed civilisations and ripped communities in half. Read more
18/8/55: The recent attacks on everyday citizens have shocked the nation. The brutal slaying, just yards from his own doorstep, of Dominic Bruehl, a student with a glittering academic career, has deprived a young man of a brilliant future. On the same day, the gang that style themselves the Motorway Marauders have killed a working driver just weeks away from his retirement. Read moreRead the Informer today
Sandek tractor: Sleeper cabover,
extra-heavy chassis, large truck power plant, 10 solid tyres, driver,
gunner, 2 turreted RRs with HEAT, improved fire extinguisher, sleeping
area. Armour: F50, B30, L40, R40, T40, U25, 20-point fifth wheel armour,
6 10-point wheelguards. Top speed 160, HC 0. 14,135 lbs., $87,200.
Personal equipment: 85 lbs., 1 space.
Sandek trailer: 40’ van trailer, 8 solid tyres, 2 turreted RRs with HEAT TB, 2 RRs with HEAT B smart-linked to turret, flechette gun FL and FR, 3 linked MDs (B, L, R), gas streamer loaded with paint B, linked to MD B and all MDs, 14 flechette grenades (four linked T, 4 linked L, 4 linked R, F, B, all linked), bulk ammo box carrying 2 loads of RR HEAT ammo, flush solar panel mounted TF, IFE, 2 spare solid truck tyres, toolkit. Armour: F30, B60, LF45, RF45, LB45, RB45, TF30, TB45, UF30, UB30, 4 10-point wheelguards. 15,240 lbs., $59,050.
Sandek rig: Top speed
100, HC 1. 29,555 lbs., $146,250.
Cargo capacity: 30,445 lbs., 58 spaces.