ISR – Age of Unification
Written by Courtney Lambert
A group of bounty hunters, monks, and several unwanted individuals are forced to work together for the most part. This motley group has has been hired to complete several jobs – from investigating a collapsing rig to getting revenge for a bounty. They were sucked into an alternative timeline where Ackron and Olrius were working together and the NEXUS is intact. They make alliances with darkness and light: some becoming Prophets and others Rifters. Now they have returned to their timeline...who knows whether they will still survive or go at each other's throats!
Clay touches the coin in his pocket while he is in the bar, playing poker. He rolls it over his knuckles. He places a bet.
He places 100,000 dollars and offers to buy the bar. The bar goes quite, everyone looks at him, and then the music continues.
He shoved several hundred thousand into the barkeeper's pocket. He sputters that he is not the owner. He tells him that he should get him and that the money he gave him is his fee. The guy scrambles off.
A guy approaches and he offers to buy things. He gives everyone who raised their hands $2,000 each. They start moving tables together and get ready for a massive poker game.
He asks the banker how much he wants for the bank. The banker is taken aback. Clay asks how much he wants for it.
Odessya and Abraxas both remember another thing. If Clay wanted to find him, he knows where to go.
Clay wins the poker game. The bartender points out to the banker that he owns the bar.
Clay goes outside. He sees tendrils coming out of the coin. He hears a voice tell him that he has discovered the coin. The voice introduces himself as Viden. He tells him the knowledge of his prophet powers and what he knows about it. He explains the eye, the ability to mark powers, and the knowledge on Auzen, and Azael. Viden wants to know what knowledge he would like in exchange. He asks for the knowledge on how to make a certain rifle and the whereabouts of Daniel Trayden.
He offers up the knowledge. The tendrils go up and meet him. He discovers he has the knowledge he asked for and cannot remember what it was he had given in exchange for it.
Abraxas finds it harder to recall what it means to be a Prophet. He goes into a meditative state. Odessya is with him.
He tries to recall and is able to gather it. He tires to commune.
Clay asks what they learned of Daniel, and Abraxas asks why he is after him. He explains what Daniel did to Clay's dad. Abraxas asks how this will be done to make worthwhile.
They tell Clay what Daniel said about Clay knowing where he can be found. He realizes that it is where his dad was killed.
Clay draws up a plan. Abraxas and Odessya explain that they had made an agreement to not harm Daniel if he doesn't attack them.
Clay takes the vials of rattlesnake venom and loads them into the revolver.
The four soldiers are not talking as they follow them. They walk for a half hour and make it to the outskirts of the farm.
The soldiers go to the hill overlooking. Kiara goes to the house to scout. Odessya and Abraxas are on the horse and approach the barn.
They approach. Daniel's eyes flicker. They dismount. He explains why they are there. Daniel asks where Clay is. He says he is in the back.
Daniel asks why he shot those people. He explains that they were interesting folk and bad people and that they are doing bad things to their civilization. He refers to the people he shot at Terra Alpha.
When Daniel says he belongs in this time,Clay says he belongs on the floor.
Valeera ties Daniel's hands for him. Odessya refused to.
Clay goes to the house. Abraxas is in the rocking chair, sitting. Odessya is by him and leaning on one of the pillars.
Clay opens the door to the house and is faced with his wife holding a rifle. She pushes it a bit back.
He says he is here. Abraxas shrugs. Clay doesn't explain everything but tells her to leave and pack up things. He wants her to get out. She asks about Daniel.
She asks him where he was. She doesn't believe his story. He flips the coin. She starts to creep away.
Kiara is a pile of clothes on the train. Kiara does not know where she is. She has four legs. She scoots out of the pile of clothing she was under and realized how big things are. Valeera looks down and sees an iguana in the pile of clothes. Everyone glitches and gets their equipment. The wolves are still wolves.
Clay flips his hand over and sees the Overseer. He asks if a message can be sent to Terra Alpha. He relays all their info to them and tells them that the train is going through the portal.
There are mechanical creatures following the train.