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
Snake: Heavy trike, extra-heavy chassis, heavy suspension, super trike power plant, 3 solid tyres, cyclist, gunner, turreted grenade launcher with rotary magazine loaded with 5 explosive and 5 concussion grenades, 2 vehicular shotguns with AP ammo linked L, SS loaded with tear gas B, 2 targeting computers, Armour: F30, B30, L30, R30, T25, U15, 2 10-point wheelguards, 10-point cycle wheelguard. Accel. 5, top speed 95, HC 2. 3,305 lbs., $16,915.
Personal equipment: 52.5 lbs.
Snake-in-the-Grass: Upgrade suspension to OR and tyres to OR solids. 3,315 lbs., $17,615.
Personal equipment: 45 lbs.
NightSnake: From basic Snake design, remove gunner and 5 points of armour. Add stealth and IR system. 3,305 lbs., $24,505.
Personal equipment: 55 lbs.
With seventeen safety features offered as standard, Imperial is proud to offer the latest in chic comfort. The Sand Surfer can take you off-road in comfort and safety, while twin rocket launchers provide the protective punch that you need.
Go out. Have fun. Be safe.
Sand Surfer: Heavy trike,
extra-heavy chassis, OR suspension, super cycle power plant with platinum
catalysts and superconductors, 3 steelbelted OR solids, cyclist, RL L
linked to RL R linked to GS loaded with paint B, ABS, brushcutter,, ejection
seat, encoded remote ignition system, HD shock absorbers, HD brakes, hi-res
computer, laser-reflective web linked to GS B, LD radio, no paint windshield,
overdrive, 84lb rocket booster B giving 25mph accel for 1 second, rollcage,
safety seat, surge protector. Fireproof armour: F30, B25, L25, R25, T10,
U15, 10-point CA around driver, 10-point FP cycle WG, 2 10-point FP wheelguards,
4 fake wheelhubs. Accel. 5, top speed 90, HC 2. 3,304 lbs., $27,248.