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“Good evening this is Addison Mayweather coming to you live from the front lines of the Alexandrian Conflict. The current offensive began just before midnight on the 17th of June 2076 and has been ongoing since. It is currently 2100 hours and the fighting has been going on now for close to forty-eight hours with no signs of letting up, the Axis forces have been putting up stiff resistance against the 8th Mountain Division as they attempt to gain further ground.
“What we are witnessing is the true horrors of war as the…Sorry I am having trouble with my sound equipment as the ADF continues to unleash their cannonade from behind me. This is the real deal people…this is war and this is what happens when diplomacy fails. I have recently spoke with Chief Redeye and Chief Jade. According to the two leaders, peace talks once again failed as the Axis leaders refused to relent and come to aggregable terms for honest negations.
“This means that the fighting will continue and so will the causalities on both sides as the Axis and Allied forces collide. This is not a simply boarder dispute as the Axis are claiming. This people is actual war and this will leave countless lives shattered…Fuck…! I’m Hit…Medic!!
“Why is your favorite journalist out here on the lines and not taking cover from a command bunker? Well long and the short is, I want to bring the truth to you. I want to show you the grit and grim of war. This is not a video game, this is not a movie, this is real, and I have really been shot again!!! Where the fuck is that medic? Ed-One get a close up on that tank while we wait for the field medics…What the hell is that? Oh my God…are you seeing that? Seriously what the fuck…? I need to.”
“I am still here, needed to change locations as we were under heavy bombardment and… ED-One keep the camera on the fucking tank and not me!! Zoom in on that side panel…Fuck I’m hit again!! God Damn It!!! Medic!!!! Okay what Ed-One is trying to show you, I will pull up a split screen…If you look closely you can see the corporate markers of Biotechnica Corporation. As we all know Biotechnica doesn’t deal in arms so this is from their personal security division…Is that the Desert Wars emblem…? Ed-One get a close up of that…”
“Okay I’m back. We are under heavy fire and it seems that Biotechnica has thrown themselves into this war just like Aries Arms. You are witnessing war crimes unfold live on your television as Biotechnica is using anti-vehicle arms directly against the soldiers and not the equipment…Medic!! Ed-One keep rolling…”
You watch as Addison, badly wounded runs into the field. There are explosions around him as Biotechnica tanks bombard multiple fireteams that are pinned down. Mortars are exploding nearby and all hell is breaking loose as he grabs a wounded solider by his straps and begins to drag him back to safety. Screaming for medical, it is obvious as per the articles of war he is unarmed and yet thrusting himself into danger to pull the wounded out of a most certain death.
Ed-One catches Biotechnica armored troops launching miniature chemical canisters that spew forth a sickly green gas that quickly fills the craters and holes. Addison is heard screaming for the troops to mask up and he can be seen quickly putting on his own breath mask. The camera keeps rolling and Ed-One follows Addison as he runs back and dives into a crater to avoid a nearby mortar strike. You again witness Addison land on a wounded solider from the UCAS that is having trouble putting on his mask, the ground rumbling as the tanks advance.
Another explosion that launches dirt, rock, metal and shrapnel. Addison appears to take another wound as metal fragments can be seen sticking out of his back. The solider that he is helping is struggling to breath as the green gas rolls over them both. Addison gets the mask on him, grabs the soldier by the straps rolls over and begins dragging him out of the crater. As Addison lays on his back using his legs to push his way out of the crater and towards safety, his labored voice can be heard through the mask screaming for medical. Once he clears the crater, bullets impact all around Addison with a few finding their home in his legs.
Ed-One zooms in as the medical team is running towards the downed reporter and soldier. You can now see a large piece of shrapnel sticking deep inside Addison’s left hip and others penetrating his legs and ankles as well as clear bullet holes in his boots. The medical team grab the badly wounded solider and begin lifesaving work on him. As the others turn to help Addison, Ed-One lets loose with a nervous sounding electrical whirl. as you see the reporter kip-up onto his one semi-good leg and push the two medics away away from him. He is rewarded with a bullet through the shoulder.
Addison starts to dive, but the Biotechnica Tank bulldozes through the crater. It crushes multiple solider in its wake and Addison’s foot is nearly torn off as he gets sliced by the edge of the tanks tread and launched. Ed-One lets out another whirl of electronic sounds as it makes it way towards Addison who is lying unconscious on the ground nearly 50 yards from where he was thrown. His leg is busted, his left foot resting a full 90 degrees in the wrong direction, he is not moving. There is a large explosion again and the feed goes out.
Once the feed returns Addison is awake again dragging his left leg and in extreme pain. His helmet is gone, his hair is matted in blood as it pours down his face. Blood that is mixing with the now liquified cholerine gas. In his right hand he has a downed solider by the straps that had been partially run over by the tank. There is another large explosion and the screen goes out.
The camera turns back on and Addison is seen being loaded into a helicopter barely alive. The medical staff can’t believe how this reporter is still alive, let alone partially conscious and writhing in agony. The camera feed ends with Addison looking at Ed-One and saying in a gravelly voice with labored breathing. “This is Addison Mayweather signing off for now”. As the feed ends, he can be heard asking about the soldiers he was with.
Then it cuts back to the studio.
19/06/2076 – 23/12/2076:
The war in Alexandria has been ongoing now for over a year with no signs of slowing down. The draft is in full force as the most recent graduates from boot camp find themselves being deployed to one of the many fronts within this conflict, many figured that this war would be over by Thanksgiving and now it looks like the soldiers will be celebrating yet another Christmas season in hell. The war would take a brutal change on June 17th, 2076 when the Alexandrian Defense Force (ADF) would launch a major offensive against the Axis forces of the Salish-Shidhe. This offensive would be one of the most brutal of the war and would use the combined might of all the Allied forces in an attempt to punch through the formidable forces dug in at the wood line on the Eastern Ridge.
This territory is one that the ADF has been fighting hard to take as it will give them direct access to the roads, trails and pathways within the Salish-Shidhe granting them the ability to move further troops and equipment unmolested by the Axis forces. Fighting has as well ramped up on both the Southern and Northern Ridges with far better success as the Axis have to redirect troops to help fortify the Eastern Ridge. The Axis forces would not be prepared for the tactile might of the ADF’s southern ridge as General Maxwell Irving would be given command over both the Southern Ridge and the Southeastern sector of the Eastern Front.
Under Irving’s command his army has been able to gain further ground and as well push the Axis Forces further from the Alexandrian southern border gaining multiple territories, though not without a significant cost in wounded and dead. What is the price of a mile? Is the question many generals need to calculate and this is one price that is paid in both money and the blood of men, for Irving and his men this price has been costly as his line has been under the heaviest resistance including aid from Aries Arms.
Irving has captured multiple towns within the Salish-Shidhe including Harvest Ville, Youngstown, Newville, and Cascade. These towns where under the control of the Axis forces and being used as a waypoint for the many direct assaults on the people of Alexandria. With the capturing of these towns Irving has pushed the Axis forces out of the Southern Ridge by a considerable amount of distance and as well spared the citizens of being subjugated further by the Axis Forces.
The ADF has authorized any citizen of those towns to become citizens of Alexandria if they so choose, and many of the citizens of those impacted towns would willingly volunteer for active duty against their former government. Many of the citizens are simply fed up with being subjugated, forgotten, and sold off to the corporations and would gladly take up arms against their former government as many were wanting to become part of Alexandria. The capturing of these towns would not be an easy fight as the Salish-Shidhe would put up stiff resistance and would fight bravely for many months till they would be forced to retreat further into the Salish-Shidhe after many months of steady air assaults, bombardments, and the steady pressure being applied by the 167th Lightning.
Urban combat is one of General Irving’s specialties and his true skills where put on display throughout the summer months as the 167th would begin their urban assault within the various towns. The capturing of the town of Cascade would earn Irving his forth star officially as he has been commanding as a four star general this entire time and he has proven beyond a shadow of a doubt that he is more than qualified to command multiple Army Groups and as the war rages on we need to watch this commander and his command team.
On June 17th only hours before the offensive would begin the 15th Island Corps would be given a new Captain that would be put in command of the Forward Observation Company of the 15th Island Corps. CPT Orson White would be given the command after the death of CPT Walter Howell and upon his arrival he would learn the valuable lesson that FOC would be suffering morale issues and a breakdown in leadership as the acting CO 2LT George Johnson would be greatly under qualified and be costing the company to suffer heavy losses and refused to alter his tactics and mission objectives even in the face of great loss.
With the arrival of CPT White things would change and 2LT Johnson would be physically upset of loosing his command position to a former Confederate General. Reports indicated that do to breakdowns in morale and leadership many of the men would be upset with the arrival of the hard nosed, no bull shit, maverick commander….many of the men still thinking Orson was the same old raciest and bigoted SOB that he is known for. This would create a rupture within the FOC as the platoon and squad leaders remand divided further causing casualties and failed mission objectives.
It would seem that CPT Orson White would be in for a struggle to gain control over his Company and as well earn the respect of the men as many didn’t like 2LT Johnson but to them he was the better of two evils. During the assault CPT White would prove himself with multiple successful forward assaults, showing his drive, and dedication to the cause and his men. He would bring multiple successes and take the strain off his superior officers during the major offensive.
Platoon Leader 2LT George Johnson would fail to follow CPT White’s orders during a forward advance and this would cause the 15th Island to suffer heavy casualties, he would as well appear to crack under the pressure of being out of the command bunker and fail to redirect or change the orders he had given even when directly confronted by Squad leaders SSG’s Ashmore and Greenspan. Leading the NCO’s to seize command and in a show of dedication, training, and exceptional leadership they would be able to oust 2LT Johnson from his command and gain control over the platoon and after some time they would be successful at capturing and destroying multiple enemy assets.
2LT George Johnson would suffer a show of cowardice as he would flee from the battlefield and attempt to desert from the army. In his attempted desertion he would shoot CPT Arthur Crane and SSG Bernard Beachworth of the 51st Iron Wolves. 2LT George Johnson would end up within hand to hand combat with SSG Bernard Beachworth and he would learn a vital lesson, never engage into hand to hand combat with a USMC Marine and one of the Ashen Riders. 2LT George Johnson would be arrested while recovering from surgery after CPT Kyle Finesilver of the 101st MASH unit would file a report with the CPT Sherman Willard of the Criminal Division within the 101st MASH unit.
After a short investigation 2LT George Johnson would be officially charged with Dereliction of Duty, Insubordination, Treason, Desertion, Willful Attempted Murder of a Superior Officer, and Willful Attempted Murder of a Non Commissioned Officer. Johnson would be found guilty on all charges by a military tribunal during his court martial and would be sentenced to death by firing squad and a dishonorable discharge; his sentence was carried out on August 5th 2076 and his remains were shipped back to his family for burial, 2LT George Johnson was only 25 years old at the time of his execution.
CPT Orson White would once again prove that he is an invaluable asset to the 15th Island with his years of experience and his specialty being guerilla warfare and urban warfare. He would be put to the test on the eastern ridge, though through his dedication and having competent NCO’s and team leaders he would allow for the Eastern line to hold it’s ground and slowly gain further ground throughout the next few months. Though as a sign of things to come the UCAS would deploy 2LT David Brown to be his XO and this would be another issue for Orson as he was given yet another incompetent executive officer and one that should not have been deployed to the front lines.
CPT White would end up being stabbed by a member of his provisional unit…CPL Eugene Lowell of the CAS’s 8th infantry would stab the commanding officer in the small of the back as the CO was overlooking the maps and preparing the next maneuver, White would subdue his attacker all the while his XO simply looked on in shock. It would some time before White felt he was able to leave the command bunker and seek medical attention. He would strip 2LT Brown of his rank and put SSG Ashmore in command after they returned from a successful intelligence gathering mission and seek medical aid before heading to HQ to report his units findings.
2LT David Brown was brought up on insubordination charges as well dereliction of duty charges and would end up being drummed out of the UCAS Army and receive a dishonorable discharge, CPL Eugene Lowell would be charged with Willful Attempted Murder of a Superior Officer, Treason, and involvement in a hate group as a member of the KKK; CPL Lowell was arrested by the CSA Military Police division and tried by court martial with the hate crimes add on, he would be found guilty and sentenced to death by hanging.
CPT White hasn’t had very much luck with his XO’s though it hasn’t slowed the Captain from staying the course and he did state that attempts on his life would be something he would be prepared for after he walked away from the CAS military and the KKK earlier in June. Though it seems that this CO hasn’t given up on the war as he would get stitched up and return to the command bunker within the day of his leaving for medical treatment. As off the writing of this article CPT Orson White has yet to receive a competent XO and that’s a trend that doesn’t seem to be changing anytime soon, seeing many of the junior officers are coming fresh from command school and have once again earned the nickname of butter bar.
Addison Mayweather would win yet another Pulitzer Prize for his gritty and real reporting from the Alexandrian Conflict, this will make his 16th Pulitzer for excellence in journalism. His award was received by his old friend Brian Johnson of CSB Broadcasting as Addison was unable to attend the ceremony do the ongoing conflict in Alexandria, reports indicate that he is on his way to earning his 17th next year for his continued coverage of the war and his downright straight shooting reporting. It is rumored that he is in the running to nominated for a Nobel Prize for his Humanitarian Segments called “The Price of War” and his coverage of the Christmas Day Massacre 2075.
Thanks to Addison’s reporting we would learn that not only would Aries Arms be directly involved in this war, we would discover that Biotechnica would thrust themselves into the conflict. He would bring to the spot light the horrors of corporate involvement and expose Biotechnica’s direct evil as they unloaded countless chemical agents onto the fronts from their newest military creation a micro launcher that would deploy a chemical attack 200 times more powerful than the large bombs and much shorter duration. Thus allowing troops to move through the impacted area after a few minutes and not having to fear a sudden shift in the wind.
We would come to learn that not only have the corporations violated the terms of the North American Alliance by establishing headquarters inside the Salish-Shidhe they have as well been helping them violate the terms of demilitarizing. This is something that the Sons of Liberty within the Common Wealth have been warning us about for decades, yes the native lands were forbidden to form a legitimate military and rely simply on security patrols and tribal guards. It seems that the warnings from the Southwest Trinity have as well been ignored. To date the only tribal land to obey to the rules of the treaty have been the Sioux Nation, the Apache and Cherokee have as well followed the guidelines and only formed tribal guard units and have been funding these units themselves.
Now the Sioux Wildcats and Apache Renegades are some of the nations finest warriors and best trained hunters and scouts, but they are funded by the people and not through the government or corporations. One can argue that the Apache Renegades are government funded seeing they have joined up with the Southwest Trinity, though that means they are not directly connected to the Pueblo Nation and simply an attached unit of the Trinity. The Sioux are totally independent and have been fending off attacks since the inception of the Sioux Nation, they are currently directly allied with Alexandria and have been welcomed allies in this engagement.
Looks like we all have egg on our faces as we can now say “You were right.” when it comes to the warnings of Archibald Kingsbury. We have learned that Biotechnica has established corporate towns and production facilities within the Salish-Shidhe and has been using basically slave labor to produce the many medical and cybernetic supplies we all use on a daily basis. They as well have been outfitting the Salish-Shidhe with a military under the radar and even when warned by Chief Redeye about the Salish-Shidhe military the rest of the North American Alliance simply ignored him.
Scouts from the ADF, Hawaiian Republic and the UCAS have located one of the Biotechnica work towns and as well uncovered the presence of a large military encampment about 30 kilometers from the current Alexandrian Boarder. A counter offensive was launched by the Allied Forces against the encampment and according to the current reporting the fighting was intense but after many days of cannonades, bombardments and airstrikes the camp was softened enough for the 8th Mountain Division to begin it’s offensive into the once secure and secluded region to march on in and so would begin the fighting to secure that region and capture the territory for the Allied Forces.
Peace talks have simply broken down with the Axis Forces refusing to come to the table and have only stated that the worst has yet to come. This should have everyone worried seeing that as of the writing of this article the war has been raging for just over a year and we have seen a total disregard for the articles of war at the hands of the Axis Forces. They are purposely attacking medical units, killing doctors, murdering journalists, and butchering civilians. We are watching war crimes unfold daily on the television and this is not the worse…seriously what more can they do, they have already deployed chlorine bombs, agent orange, and mustard gas; they have been using heavy artillery and tanks directly against the men and have been enslaving their citizens and forcing them to fight in this war.
Reports from the Waterways Military Compound state that Archibald Kingsbury has officially declared war on the Axis Forces and the Common Wealth have officially entered the war against the Axis. Now the Sons of liberty have already been fighting as mercenaries and rebels, but as of Thanksgiving Day 2076 they have entered the war officially and General Kingsbury has moved multiple Army Regions to reinforce the Sioux Nation, King County, Alexandria, and as well he moved an Army Region north towards Anchorage to intercept a large troop movement coming down from the Algonkian-Manitou Council.
Admiral Elmer Cadbury of the 4099th Common Wealth Naval Squadron would begin bombarding the capital city of the Salish-Shidhe on November 24th, 2076. They Sons of Liberty’s naval fleet would target direct military targets within the city as they hit multiple power stations in the industrial complex within Bellingham. These attacks would come in the late afternoon hours and would be followed directly up by multiple airstrikes from Common Wealth fighter squadrons, this would leave Bellingham and the surrounding regions without power during the holiday. Many within the Salish-Shidhe are now concerned that the war has come to them and they fear that government has been lying to them about Alexandria.
According to Colonel Lester McCarthy of the Common Wealth Special Operations Brigade he has been working inside Billingham for sometime to uncover the dirty little secrets of the Salish-Shidhe and he would be horrified to learn that the government was working directly alongside Biotechnica and Aries Arms for some time. They would begin to enslave the people and move military equipment and troops into the city months before the official declaration of war. He would as well confirm the reports from the FBI by Special Agent Anthony DiCane that Biotechnica merged with Bio-Corps through a hostile takeover, thus creating Biotechnica Corps.
McCarthy would continue to state that when he arrived in the city for his mission he noticed that the people where being subjugated, denied food, clean water, employment, and access to health care. The city had been divided by sectors and would be colour coded just like New York City and corporations and the government were the kings of the jungle, he stated that it reminded him of Seattle and how it became a megatropolis. McCarthy now commands the Sons of Liberty 3rd Field Army alongside General Humphrey Bowers as they begin a direct offensive to capture the capital city. They are being aided by the many upset and rebelling citizens that have taken up arms to reclaim there home from the corporations, the first shots would be fired on Thanksgiving Day 2076 and this theatre of engagement will not be short nor easy as the Axis Forces are dug in deep and have been reinforced by multiple corporations including Aztechnology.
Aztechnology has already felt the hit to it’s profits since the early days of the war once it’s home nation Aztlan would invade the Southwest Trinity and the CAS through Texas. The company would suffer from protests, production issues, and the destruction and hijacking of it’s shipments. Magical supplies and products produced by Aztechnology have become scarce on the shelves and since have began to fetch a high price on the black market, this would increase the runner activity targeting their supply chains to make a quick buck.
Inside Aztlan itself it’s not going all to well for them either and after nearly a year of direct conflict against the might of the CAS, Southwest Trinity, Caribbean League, Old Mexico and General Graham Drexel’s multiple Army Regents coming north from Central America and with Drexel controlling the Panama Canal Aztlan has been stretched thin. With corporate profits at an all time low and Aztlan being undercut by the Caribbean Leagues own magical supply companies….it will be only a matter of time before they are forced to surrender as the money has stopped flowing and most of their forces deployed within the Alexandrian and Sioux Conflicts.
Aztlan City is as well under direct assault by Lord General Edmund Wellington and his brutal 677th Royal Infantry with Colonel Andrew Yates commanding the 97th Caribbean Death Squad being backed up by 501st Death Troopers being led by Colonel Arnold Malone. Malone who recently retired from the UCAS senate to assume command of the 501st from his brother Grand Admiral Shelby Malone thus allowing Shelby to focus on the Naval defense of the Gulf of Mexico. Grand Admiral Shelby Malone is commanding a fleet within the Gulf that is as well pounding Aztlan’s military forces and sending a never ending stream of airstrikes into the already beaten down nation.
Reports indicate that the 677th have the city fully surrounded and have been chocking the life out of the military forces inside; water, food, healthcare, and power have been cut off from those still inside Aztlan City and with Drexel, the Trinity, and Hawaii’s naval forces directly off it’s western shores and the 501st, Crimson Bloods, and Caribbean League on it’s eastern shores. It will simply be a matter of time before the white flag is flown……The 677th have bombarded Aztlan City with numerous Anti-Magic bombs and have destroyed the main storage hub within the pyramid that stores the blood samples for there dreaded blood magic.
The militia unit known as the Saviors that have plagued the wilds outside of King County and the city of Seattle would engage with the Emerald City Defenders and a unit known as the Tribe during the early days of the war. Reports indicate that a hover tank would bombard the Saviors encampment before deploying members of the Tribe, that would met up with the ECD for what would turn out to be a bloody battle leaving both sides liking there wounds. This fight would take some time as nether side was able to gain the upper hand, that was till the Woodsman would start loosing his paranormal animals to the larger and more powerful ECD shifters Kodiak, Bear, Simba and Salty who would make short work of the paranormal creatures. Owl would be wounded when he swooped into to deploy a Electromagnetic bomb that would render the woodsman disabled as he is a cyber samurai.
Owl would successfully deploy the EMP bomb and limp away before it went off, once the Woodsman was rendered inert his saviors would begin to surrender. When Cowboy and Raven went to detain the Woodsman he would awake and deploy a suicide bomb in an attempt to kill the leaders of the two units. It would be the magical workings of Little John that would deploy a blast barrier to save his friends and family from a most certain death. Cowboy and Raven were airlifted to a nearby MASH unit and reports indicate that they are both recovering from there injuries.
The bomb would as well kill many of the surrendering Saviors, the explosion would be caught on camera by both Little John and Hardwire to be used as evidence. The remaining Saviors where apprehended and handed over to the Seattle Police Departments Sherriff’s Office. The ECD and the Tribe would as well hand over the video evidence of the Saviors assaults and evidence was discovered linking the Saviors with the Axis of Evil, this was as well handed over to the SPD.
Chief Joseph Richardson of the Seattle Police Departments Sherriff’s Office would state on the record “Seeing that these suspects where directly involved within a military engagement and fighting on behalf of a foreign nation and government. They will be handed over to the UCAS Army to stand trial for treason against the UCAS and City of Seattle, I doubt any of them will ever see the light of day again….well besides their date with the firing squad; though that’s for the Court Martial to decide.”
The fighting in the Cascade Orc region of the Salish-Shidhe has been give and take throughout the last year. The Sioux Nation, UCAS, US Elite and Common Wealth forces would be fighting for ground one mile at a time and battles have broken out all throughout that region. The cooperate forces would be a great asset for the Salish-Shidhe as they would not be able to hold of the far superior might of the UCAS and US Elite, the Sioux Nation might not be as big as the other more structured militaries but what they lack in size they make up for in skill.
The Axis forces would assault the city of Butte in a brutal combination of airstrikes and heavy artillery bombardments on December 21st 2076 they would unleash a multitude of chemical strikes directly onto the civilian population as well bomb hospitals, schools, churches, and retail stores killing tens of thousands in a blink as the Mustard Gas and Chlorine would ravage the city. The UCAS and CAS would send aid directly to the city to help the civilians, the bombardments would continue as the rescue crews entered the city to aid the Sioux and UCAS citizens trapped inside.
During this assault the bombardments would slam multiple military encampments within the Sioux Nation with the worst hitting the command bunkers directly. The Salish-Shidhe with the aide of Aries and Biotechnica would deploy multiple bunker busters and fully destroy the head quarters killing many members of the UCAS and US Elite command including General Hershel Horowitz. This would have an opposite affect on the Allied forces as they would simply be driven harder to fight and get payback for the deaths of General Hershel Horowitz and Colonel Reinhold Yule. General Izzy Archer of the Devil Dogs would take up command and after giving a remarkable address to the troops he would unleash hell upon the enemy with his Mobile Battle Fortress (MBF) and his Mobile Battle Tank (MBT).
The Allied Forces would fight long and hard for many days and come December 23rd any lost ground was regained and General Archer would state we will carve across the Salish-Shidhe and take Boise…his call was met with cheers as the Allied forces prepare for a lengthy campaign across the Salish-Shidhe. This is not something that will happen quickly and will take time as it is over 400 miles but if successful it will connect the forces from the Butte with those fighting against the Axis forces within the Tangier and Salish-Shidhe. If anyone can accomplish this it will be General Archer, and he will be met happily by General Martin Hackett who is currently commanding the 187th Field Army of the UCAS Army that is being bolstered by a Brigade of troops from the 67th Stormrider’s.
Well on the home front the war started off very popular and then by June and the start of the draft if would become very unpopular as citizens would begin protesting the war while others saw it as their chance to bring down the Corporations. Though as the months went by and basically everyone knew someone that had been killed, wounded, or disabled and after countless funerals and reports stating that the North American Council needs your help…and so on. The people would become tired of the continued conflict with no end in sight, then once again Addison Mayweather would bring the horrors of the war straight into our living rooms with his joint reporting from the other fronts that would relight the fires of patriotism in the people again.
He would show us the horrors of corporate enslavement, the chemical attacks, and his sheer heroism in the face of grave danger as he would run into a engagement to pull the wounded out and even risk his own life to rescue multiple school children that where being attacked by the Salish-Shidhe. Addison Mayweather is a true hero and has held true to journalists oath to simply report and not not engage, he has been wounded countless times and he keeps going out there to bring us the current events and keep us informed.
It would be the bravery of Addison Mayweather, General Irving who actually gives a damn about his men, Captain White, Lt. Colonel M. Yates, and the heart of Chief Redeye and his people within Alexandria. We all feel like we are part of Alexandria and we want to see the people be able to live in peace once again, we can feel his anger and frustration as well as his sorrow, we can feel the anguish of those within Butte and the people are once again standing united as we head into the second Christmas season within war…a time of year that is for peace on earth and good will to men but has turned into one of the bloodiest conflicts on North American soil.
As of December 23rd, 2076 the total casualties between all fronts and both Allied and Axis forces and citizens has reached over 250,000 dead and many more wounded…how many more need to die before peace is found, well that number can and probably will rise to well above a million dead by the time this is over. So I will leave you with a simple good night and Happy Holidays, please continue to pray for the troops as they will be killing and being killed on Christmas morning…..this war is long from over in this reporters opinion.
It has been brought to our attention here at WKNS 41 through information gathered by a freelance investigative journalist that has been working on this story. We have learned that the long forgotten Cyro Corp is once again back in business and once again up to there nefarious dealings. Cyro Corp was once a Triple A corporation and held the exclusive contract with the UCAS for their Cryogenic Prison Systems, this program would ultimately fail do to the great thaw and end up killing many of the inmates in the process. This was discovered and brought to the publics attention when a innocent man was sentenced to the deep freeze for nearly half a millennia, he would be lucky to survive the freezing process and as well the sudden thaw.
Stewart Park would be sentenced to 500 years with zero chance for parole for the murder of his family and he would be forced to endure the cryogenics chamber to serve the duration of his sentence. The judge in his case handed him the maximum sentence and spared him being sentenced to hang for the crime, though the judge did state that if he could sentence Mr. Park to 1,000 years per victim he would have…yes the sentencing for the Cyro Prison was new and inmates would be lucky to find a lax judge, with many handing out extremely long sentence terms simply because the inmate would survive and be forced to serve the entire term.
Human rights groups immediately jumped into action protesting the new Cyro Prison calling it inhumane and violation of the prisoners human rights. With many stating that they would rather see the inmate executed than subjected to a barley tested deep freeze slumber program. They would state that the inmate would be thawed and thrust into an unknown world and one that they wouldn’t have the skills or ability to survive in, and many might simply find themselves back in the system again. This was ignored seeing the Cyro Prison system was equipped with a brain dancing technology that would install a dual data jack system into the inmate as part of the sentence.
This data port would be connected to a main terminal line to monitor vitals and ice build up within the prisoner to make sure during thaws they wouldn’t simply die from having ice crystals enter their brains and heart. This would also allow the prison system to upload a rehabilitation program that would turn the inmate into a pacifist and give them basic life skills and chosen career and life skills that would serve the inmate once they would be released from prison. This as we learned from Mr. Stewart Park was only part of the problem, and those data ports would keep the prisoner very much awake and trapped in a nightmare scenario. He stated that once he was placed in the Cyro Chamber he remembers everything and was able to fully understand that he was neither alive nor dead, he was in a coma like state and couldn’t feel anything but was able to feel everything.
The brain dancing software would simply fill his mind daily and feed into his constant nightmare, he remembers that as a FIP veteran he would suffer nightmares, PTSD, and steady pain from his countless injuries…but being forced to relive his families murder on repeat and as well be forced to live through his arrest, abuse in the prison system, and railroad of a trial would be maddening enough for the guilty, but imagine if your innocent and have to go through all those emotions all over again on a constant loop.
He would as well state that the rehabilitation program would simply force information into your mind all the while forcing you to relive the trial, the crime, the evidence, and basically everything you did in your life that the system decreed as “Wrong”. They were basically trying to program me to be a classic “Neo Conservative” with strong patriotic values towards the UCAS and a deep foundation within Evangelical Christianity….and the work skills were nothing more then the basic skills needed to work in a office. This would be flooded into you on repeat and honestly the entire program was designed to keep you very much mentally aware and alert. I can only imagine if I had to be subjugated to those programs for 500 years if I would have been able to even function in polite society, let alone try to exist in a world that would have been alien to me.
“I served ten years of my sentence before I would be released from my frozen hell scape thanks to the continued work of my friend Jack Malone, thankfully he was there to witness the aftermath of my deep freeze. Though after my thawing the entire system would break down and so would begin what was known as the “Great Thaw” and this would be caused by a glitch in the programing that would suddenly begin thawing the inmates and lets just say it would cause a mass casualty event with all the prisoners suddenly being given a death sentence. I was lucky. My convection was over turned and I was found to be innocent, though I needed to undergo many years of surgery and rehabilitation including needing a heart transplant simply cause the ice had destroyed the muscle and valves in my old God given ticker…..now imagine if I had been in there for the full 500 and had no one on the outside still alive to help me, I would be dead upon arrival basically; honestly I am happy to be alive, but I wish they had simply hanged me.”
Well it would be Park’s release and his sudden failing health that would make the news and apply pressure to Cyro Corp add the “Great Thaw” and the lawmakers would jump into action to save their wallets and careers. They would pass legislation baring the use of the Cyro Prison System, the problem is that they put a cavoite on it and stated that the bill would expire come 2074 and would need to be voted on again to further the legislation. Cyro Corp would lobby the Loyalist party to simply allow the bill to expire and then force new updated legislation to be passed by the Freedom Party and for the Loyalists to simply filibuster and kill. Well in the FDC money talks and the corporations rule the roost, the bill would expire on December 31st 2073 and would simply die.
Minority Leader Bail Canterbury would attempt to bring it to the floor multiple times during the session and simply fail each and every time to get a floor vote on it. The Loyalist Party had successfully killed the legislation and even when the Freedom Party would become the majority they would be unable to successfully bring any bill to the floor without the Loyalists filibustering it to death. Eventually the Anti-Cyro Bill would become a relic of the past and allow for Cyro Corp to once again open it’s doors fully and introduce their new and improved Cyro Prison system.
They would state that they have successfully been in operation and freezing inmates within the Salish-Shidhe and have fixed the technical issues of their previous systems. This information was obtained from internal records and as well they have been lobbying multiple Loyalist senators and representatives to open additional prisons within the UCAS and CAS. Cyro Corp has as well been using their deep freeze technology to imprison test subjects since the Great Thaw and using the Corporate Provence Law as their shield from prosecution if found out.
We have as well learned that Cyro Corp has as well a partnership contract with Biotechnica Corps and have been setting up further cryogenic chambers within the Salish-Shidhe and within the Algonkian-Manitou Council and according to internal records provided they as well have been freezing inmates within the northern native lands successfully for sometime. Cyro Corp is as well aiding the Axis of Evil with their new military equipment and weaponry as well suppling numerous CC1678 Mobile Armored Anti-Personal Vehicles and other not so nice sounding equipment.
According to our contact Cyro Corps has been lobbying the Loyalist lawmakers in DC and have opened an office on K street under the banner of “Right to Life” and furthering to push their propaganda and Neo Conservative values as the “American Way” using their fundamental religious values as a calling card. Cyro Corps masquerades itself as a Christian Corporation and has been using this to further support from the lawmakers that use religion as a form of crowd control and have been lining the pockets of these politicians to keep pushing their ideals.
Internal records show that Senators Eric Sounds and Marcy Downs of Wyoming have a major hold in the companies stocks and sit among the Board of Shareholders, this as well includes Senator Barbra Yellen and Karen Jones of Maryland and Senator William Burns of Alaska with many others holding stock in Cyro Corp and receiving millions in campaign donations (Legalized Bribery). Cyro Corp being within the Salish-Shidhe and involved in the Alexandrian Conflict is yet another reason we need to separate ourselves from our Corporate Overlords and to get the big money out of the Federal District.