The Twenty-Ninth Dynasty of Kevan
24 September 2021 -
Angling and zooming the cameras up from the shapeless white glow of the palace, the infrared glare balanced out and Comms Director Alger could see further packs of drones swarming through the smoke clouds.
Hillman didn’t look up from the service panel. “So is this an attack or a liberation?”
Alger switched the camera feed. “Unclear.” Military drones were skimming over the city towards Earthlink Tower. Their callsigns had all been scrambled, but the silhouettes were unmistakable. Rangefinder numbers span down on Alger’s monitor, a few turning green as she watched. “Barrels aren’t hot. But they’re not in weapons range yet. Maybe five minutes.”
“Defence control is only three floors up.” said Hillman, “If the grid isn’t up already, I can bring it online.”
Hillman closed up the panel and stood back. With a melodious ping, the executive elevator doors slid open, revealing a plushly carpeted chamber that was only three feet lower than it should have been. “See, I told you they—”
And all the lights went out.
Change the term “Cell” to “Citizen” and “Ministry of Information” to “Drone”. Change the dynastic tracking page to “Earthlink Tower”.
The following players were active at the beginning of the dynasty:
Brendan*, Chiiika, Clucky*, Cuddlebeam*, Darknight*, Ienpw III*, Josh*, Jumble*, Kevan*, lemonfanta, pokes*, Raven1207, SupernovaStarbright, Trapdoorspyder, utina, Zack.
Posts of Interest
- (This list of significant dynastic events is currently incomplete.)