Test is Broken Again

“Sam I’ve checked the test environment and I can’t do a search!” Dave stood next to Sam with an annoyed look on his face. “Shit.” Sam grumbled firing up the web page in chrome and clicking a few buttons and running a search that after thirty seconds returned no results. “People need to get their shit together Sam, I’ve got the whole team needing to test this new release and we’re up against it.” Dave…

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Puppets

“Deploy the puppets.” Senior Comptroller Stern commanded, a cold certainty in their voice. The others in the small control room looked at the comptroller for a moment shock visible on their faces then they looked back at their consoles as hands started to mechanically move between different screens and switches. A man with four robotic arms commanded two keyboards faster than a skilled pianist. The white-haired woman with plastic-like skin nodded as she turned to…

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Trouble?

“Why’s it always something cool?” Mitchel suddenly exclaimed while staring at a monitor. “Pardon?” Tia responded looking up at him from her tablet. “Why’s it always something cool? Yo know when someone goes ‘I was a so and so in a previous life’ or ‘I have a spirit animal and it’s a unicorn’ when’s the last time anyone went ‘A dung beatle is my spirit animal’ or ‘My previous incarnation was a drunken sewer worker’?”…

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Story outlines 5

Colin works in a steak house and spends most of his time ideally smoking out the back, he also has a thing for the store owner. Colin it seems has a gambling problem and has found himself owing a local loan shark a significant sum of money. The owner of Colin’s work gets kidnapped by the loan sharks goons. Colin manges to get the money to pay back the loan shark with interest but is…

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Story Outlines 4

Terra is an uptown girl from a highly privileged family, she spends her time flitting from one high class socialite party to another and mixing with all the coolest and most important people in town. Terra finds the entire affair tedius and one day goes downtown encountering Dual and a makeshift family of gang bangers. Distrustful but curious she becomes a ad-hoc member of the group. The corporation Terra’s father is a senior leader for…

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Operative Shelby

Shelby was the but of many a joke but nothing had ever been serious enough to really irritate him yet now he was stood outside of the headteacher’s office waiting for a proper kicking and quite likely a suspension. He seemed at peace with the situation looking at the various notices on the board in front of him. It had all kicked off about an hour before when Tracy a girl in his class had…

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Story Outlines 3

Quinn is working as a freelance guard in the run down town of Oberreich he’s staying at a small in while working for a wealthy local merchant. Quinn is approached by a group offering him money to turn his back while they attack the merchant, he turns them down. Quinn protects the merchant but when he returns to the inn it’s burnt down and the family have been killed. Quinn vows revenge and becomes embroiled…

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Story Outlines 2

Ki : IntroductionSh┼Ź : DevelopmentTen : Twist (complication)Ketsu : Conclusion (reconciliation) Tea is a new student at the academy who wishes she was something more than she is. Tea is attacked and almost killed by a crazed woman when she is saved by a mysterious man who it turns out is a wizard, after saving her he leaves but she tracks him down and convinces him that he should make her his apprentice. The wizard…

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Ki : IntroductionSh┼Ź : DevelopmentTen : Twist (complication)Ketsu : Conclusion (reconciliation) Sara and her companion “Bear” arrive at Newton Cylinder to attend the engineering academy. Sara meets professor Tupel a leading but peculiar expert in the field of stellar engineering. Sara discovers that Professor Tupel is planning to bring Proxima Centauri to our solar system and use it to create an inter stellar ark. Sara resolves to join the Ark project and see it through…

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