Sep 072016
 
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This week, two members of the Stray Thoughts team must face down their demons with the aid of their fellow ex-Sentinels. Former child actress Merry is contacted by her estranged parents, who say that they want to repair their damaged relationship with their daughter. Santiago and Stardust decide to accompany her to Nectar, but are their efforts toward reconciliation genuine? Meanwhile, Fitz, Strapper and 3lizab3th are caught in a bombing that seems to be targeted at them. Their investigation reveals that a figure from Fitz’s anarchist activist youth has resurfaced, and is hell-bent on getting revenge for the act of corporate sabotage that ruined his life. Can Strapper and 3lizab3th keep Fitz alive long enough to confront the bomber? Listen to find out!

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Aug 172016
 
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In order to retrieve Strapper’s seed from The Godfather, the cosa nostra persona of the man who runs Hollywoodland, the Stray Thoughts team will need careful planning, good tactics, and no small amount of luck. Unfortunately for them, Santiago’s creche-mate Contagion is also at large, and his Watts-McLeod infection has progressed into its next terrifying phase. When Damien and Esmeralda attempt to use the rogue Lost async as part of the plan to cause a distraction, things go disastrously wrong, and 3lizab3th decides to call in a bomb threat to keep station security busy. Now, the ex-Sentinels will have to push forward with their heist plans with the entire theme park in a panic and a frightening psionic monstrosity on their tails. Can they steal Strapper’s seed and escape Hollywoodland alive?

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Aug 102016
 
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This week, the Stray Thoughts team heads to Hollywoodland, a high-priced amusement park in Lunar orbit where nostalgic hyperelites can meet and solicit sex from dead celebrities. Strapper’s former contact, a Firewall operative known as Omen, is using the park as cover, and is currently sleeved into an Elvis Presley legacy morph somewhere inside. She was the last person to have possession of Strapper’s seed, the amputated parts of his code that could turn him into a recursively self-improving AI if re-integrated with his current instance. Can the ex-Sentinels locate Omen in a tourist trap for the undying rich? Listen to find out!

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Jul 272016
 
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After their aerostat invasion during the last session, the Stray Thoughts team retreats to recuperate and plan their next move. However, Armand LeFleur is not the type to forgive and forget, and they soon find themselves the victims of a hired bombing. In the aftermath of the explosion, LeFleur’s goons abscond with Stardust, leaving the team to fend for themselves. With Stardust missing, Damien severely wounded and 3lizab3th reeling from her first experience with flesh pain, the team will have to mount a rescue operation before Stardust ends up as another of her father’s brainwashed forknapped slaves. Can they get to her in time? Continue reading »

Jul 202016
 
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The Stray Thoughts team faces down its toughest challenge yet: the LeFleur family! When Bull┬álearns that her forknapping father Armand has taken up residence on Venus in his own private aerostat, she convinces the team to accompany her on the revenge mission she’s been dying to undertake. The team decides to infiltrate by exploiting Esmeralda’s friendship with Tiffany Prime, and expose Armand’s crimes once and for all. However, it soon becomes clear that Armand and his daughter may be more prepared for a visit from Bull than any of them could have predicted. Can the team help Bull avenge her lost childhood, find a new identity, and finally move on from the devastating trauma that turned her into a murder machine? Find out, this week on Stray Thoughts!

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