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
Pickups and campers
Oxbox: Pickup, heavy chassis, improved suspension, large power plant with superconductors, 6 HD tyres, driver, 2 passengers, MG front, SS back, HD transmission, towbar, toolkit. Armour: F20, B20, L20, R20, T5, U15. Accel. 5, top speed 80, HC 1. 5,390 lbs., $11,950.
Cargo capacity: 1,720 lbs., 9 spaces.
Towing capacity: 7,770 lbs. when empty, 6,050 lbs. when fully laden.
Lupine: Pickup, extra-heavy chassis, heavy suspension, super power plant, 6 solid radial tyres, driver, turreted VMG smart-linked to VMG front, GS back loaded with paint, ice dischargers linked to bumper triggers L and R, bumper triggers to VMG and to GS, ABS, ejection seat, HD brakes, HD shocks, overdrive, targeting computer. Armour: F40, B40, L35, R35, T30, U20, 4 10-point wheelguards, 4 10-point wheelhubs. Accel. 5, top speed 90, HC 2. 7,720 lbs., $33,000.
Cargo capacity: 80 lbs., 11 spaces.