Tales of Justice

Right to the Bone, Chapter 16

Greetings True Believers!

Our heroes are really getting to the bottom of this one!

After quick thinking by Kabuki, a timely distraction got the team out of the hotel. But so did Baron Strucker and his escort! Most of our heroes made it to the Palais De Papis, but Chameleon – Agent Bourne – had been caught by Baron Strucker.

Quick thinking and fast moves allowed our heroes to ambush two Hammer Empire teams and give Chameleon a chance for escape. Following the discovery of mysterious gold glass letters under an anvil, they made their way into a secret underground area beneath the palace itself!

Now, with Strucker bound with his escort and Captain America providing a distraction to what may be backup from AIM, our heroes are facing yet another new puzzle!

In a hidden basement there is a giant golden glass floor! Beneath which are thousands of scrolls, books and other unusual items. Most unusual of all is what looks to be a bird themed aircraft or space craft … and another mysterious bell! Just like what AIM had, only this one is older and not active!

What could this mean? Is this a storehouse? And what does this have to do with Hammer Empire, AIM, Egyptian hieroglyphics, and Alexander the Great?

They might have to dig even deeper, True Believers!

I wonder if they brought a glass cutter?

This is Not Stan Lee saying … EXCELSIOR!

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The Trenchcoat Brigade

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SAHARA!
CAPTAIN AMERICA!

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Right to the Bone, Chapter 15
Unpleasant Meeting

Greetings True Believers!

After some sharp sleuthing, our heroes figured out the clues! Or what seemed to be most of them, right? And X didn’t mark the spot, but instead lead to France!

And right across the path of the Hammer Empire! And one of their more nefarious members, Baron Wolfgang Von Strucker!

Holy Hotel Hijinks, True Believers! How are they going to get out of this one?

This is Not Stan Lee saying … EXCELSIOR!

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The Trenchcoat Brigade

Guest Starring

SAHARA!
CAPTAIN AMERICA!

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Right to the Bone, Chapter 14
Strange Signals

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And once again our heroes escape! They may be a little battered, perhaps bruised, or even glowing but they are intact. Was there any doubt? I for one wasn’t surprised.

But what they found … now that was a surprise! Golden glass pyramids, ancient batteries and holograms. Holy Indiana Jones, what a find!

What could it all mean? There were map locations from all over the ancient world. For what reason? How are those important to the Hammer Empire, AIM and others?

And, True Believers, what makes them important enough to kill for?

This is Not Stan Lee saying … EXCELSIOR!

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The Trenchcoat Brigade

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SAHARA!
CAPTAIN AMERICA!

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Right to the Bone, Chapter 13
Deep down and dark tiding

Greetings True Believers!

With two of the mysterious albinos driving up the road and a helicopter of Hammer Empire troopers flying in, it looks like Wyldfire is buried up to their necks in trouble!

But then again, the Trenchcoat Brigade have found their own kettle of fish!

Fighting past AIM Cyber commandos and then Hammer Empire’s Hydra troops, the team discovered an ancient chamber beneath the wide walls and tall spires of Wewelsburg Castle!

There was ancient batteries, unexplained levitation and most baffling of all … what appeared to be a holographic map suggesting they find the lost tomb of Alexander the Great!

I wonder, True Believers, did they hear those approaching footsteps?

This is Not Stan Lee saying … EXCELSIOR!

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The Trenchcoat Brigade

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SAHARA!
CAPTAIN AMERICA!

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Right to the Bone, Chapter 12
Regrouping

Greetings True Believers!

With Queen Mera questioning Amethyst about what happened, the three former AIM Cyberc-commandos are escorted to an Atlantean medical facility. Not for just any check up either, but I’d suspect to be degaussed. Once they are gone, it looks like Queen Mera treats Amethyst to a meal and rest before he gets transported back.

Meanwhile, at a cabin outside the tiny town of Alpberg, morning peeks over the slopes of the Alps. It’s magnificent, provided one isn’t on the run from AIM!

Before predawn, Skyburner darts through the clouds over Alpsberg. Checking for anyone – or anything – that might be watching, he lands not far from the front of the cabin to look for whose on guard duty. I bet he has one heck of a story to tell, True Believers!

Let’s listen in on what he’s got to say.

This is Not Stan Lee saying … EXCELSIOR!

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Wyldfire!

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Right to the Bone, Chapter 11
Amethyst and Skyburner and Quantum Hot Potato

Greetings True Believers!

Fresh from their fight with the Kryptonian hunter commandos, our heroes settle down in the quiet cabin in the Alps. Just down the short road, the small town of Alpsbach, Austria also settles in for a quiet night.

But not long before this, Amethyst separated from the group with AIM’s prototype bell to meet up with Skyburner. Looks like a quick conversation has Amethyst heading to meet up with Skyburner in a field near a stretch of forest.

There are no signs, just a few dirt roads and a cornfield. Que the minor key music, True Believers!

In such an out of the way place, what could go wrong?

Other than those three AIM cyber-commandos racing down the dirt road in Amethyst and Skyburner’s direction.

Do you think they saw the plane?

This is Not Stan Lee saying … EXCELSIOR!

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Wyldfire!

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Right to the Bone, Chapter 10
Plans within Plans

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So AIM … didn’t and our heroes have the journal and the data from AIM’s portable lab!

But what is GRAB’s stake in all this? They’re thieves but ones with at least some sense of a moral compass.

And last there is the woman who brought the whole thing to a screeching halt: Queen Mera of Atlantis. Someone who happens to be Thunderstrike’s mother!

It’s all fun and games until someone’s mom punched out the semi-truck to demand answers.

And answers, True Believers, is something we’d all like to know!

This is Not Stan Lee saying … EXCELSIOR!

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Wyldfire!

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Right to the Bone, Chapter 9
The Original Copies

Greetings True Believers!

Meanwhile, while the SAFEGUARD team explore the hidden room beneath Wewelsburg, Germany, a private jet wings its way through the sky over Europe. Aboard, the Wyldfire team settles in for a long flight after the Brussel’s job with a copy of the medical procedure. A job well done.

But there’s no rest for our heroes today, True Believers! An urgent call comes in from Dr. Gironde. After the auction, AIM robbed the man – Simon Kincade – who won the auction for the antique journal that concealed the formula. They left the flash drive but took the antique journal!

Even more odd is that there was an encrypted data feed out of Wewelsburg, Germany using AIM’s encryption codes! Both the stolen journal AND the data feed were received by an AIM cybercommando team.

Gironde tells the team to divert and recover both that journal and a copy of that data feed. AIM is up to something, and it won’t be good! They had also better hurry, CASTLE has left Brussels and is already on his way to meet the AIM team!

It’s a heist on the move, True Believers! Let’s get moving!

This is Not Stan Lee saying … EXCELSIOR!

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Wyldfire!

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Right to the Bone, Chapter 8
Turning Point

Greetings True Believers!

After regrouping, our heroes devised quick plan to get in and track down the rest of the journals in the castle. Cypher knew where to start looking.

But there was the matter of what AIM scanned. AIM technology is extremely advanced … and cryptic … but nothing our heroes couldn’t handle. It was a painting on top of another painting!

Splitting up, one group went for the journals while another went to examine the painting.

It was as if the painting had been waiting for them. The outer image, oil and paint turned to sand! It rolled away like water, revealing the true painting underneath! It was a group of men standing next to one Heinrich Himmler, the leader of the Society of Thule in the 1940s! Elektra grabbed a quick phone picture and the sand recovered the hidden painting.

As for the other journals, they were where Cypher remembered. But in all the searching, there was more! Someone had inked hard to see germanic runes, but even more interesting was a hologrpahic message in Egyptian to ‘seek the Pharoah of Macedon’ so they can find ‘the path’.

The Pharoah of Macedon was Alexander the Great, but what is the path? And most important, where did almost the entire team vanish to when they ‘de-rezzed’ into an AIM Cybercommando disk?

Looks like X might not mark the spot on this treasure hunt, True Believers, but Egyptian heiroglyphs might!

If they can escape the Hammer Empire!

This is Not Stan Lee saying … EXCELSIOR!

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The Trenchcoat Brigade

Guest Starring

SAHARA!
CAPTAIN AMERICA!

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Right to the Bone, Chapter 7
The Driver

Greetings True Believers!

With the Wrecking Crew in the hands of the Wewlsburg police, our heroes can now stop and take a breath of relief.

Or can they?

Hammer Empire and AIM were the immediate threats and they retreated. The Wrecking Crew were nothing more than hired thugs, if Simon Kincade’s message is to be believed.

But! What of the albino driver? Was he just a coincidence? Or the AIM scanner? Just what were they looking for? And then there was the museum curator’s ring with the heiroglyph of Kepri, the Egyptian god associated with rebirth?

There’s more questions than answers! But those are just the questions our heroes have regrouped to ponder, True Believers!

Let’s see if they’ve dug up any answers!

This is Not Stan Lee saying … EXCELSIOR!

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The Trenchcoat Brigade

Guest Starring

SAHARA!
CAPTAIN AMERICA!

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