303: Uncharted Consequences of Borrowed Desire

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Chapter 1 – In the Heart of Winter (20/12/2023)

Hunting possessed bears and enjoying an extended phone call.

Chapter 2 – Dragonfly (27/12/2023) 

A look into Arkion’s camp in the cannon/crater somewhere in Siberia.

Chapter 3 – Marzipan (03/01/2023)

Eysin and Arkion finally meet during the Fall Lockdown in Imogen’s mansion festival; they plan to get some rare apples.

Chapter 4 – Tarantula (10/01/2024)

Eysin and Arkion enjoy a Lockdown Feast and then escape the mansion with a trick to bypass the swarm’s detection systems.

Chapter 5 – The Worm (17/01/2024)

Eysin and Arkion are not the only ones taking advantage of that new technological lockdown bypass – they and their friends hunt for some Liths who came to the island for worm hunting. As a result, their initial quest to get some apples gets extended.

Chapter 6 – Gifts from the Hyperspace (24/02/2024)

After finding the apples, staying a night at a lighthouse and eating some questionable mushrooms in the morning, instead of returning, they visit Atlas to see whether a band of brothers will come clean about a certain possessed dog.

Chapter 7 – Pixie Violence (31/01/2024)

Arkion decides to face the music and tune into the ongoing power transfer. Valen becomes a contender and makes herself a rival to Eysin – the bride of the man she imagined would be hers.

Chapter 8 – The Broken Lock (07/02/2024)

Eysin visits home to find an angel and attempts to avoid analyzing past events by reading random articles on her encyclopedia specs.

Chapter 9 – Swings & Guillotines (28/02/2024)

Getting ahead of everyone else, Arkion’s team, Eysin, Seals and a bit of human contraband take a Corvette to the rig – the Tree of Lif bottom strata: Vegas.

Chapter 10 – Nebulion (06/03/2024)

While the other lords-to-be meet to work out a new pact among themselves, Arkion and Atlas prepare to heist two Zodiac ships that are quite obviously set up as bait.

Chapter 11 – Unkindness (13/03/2024)

Alexander comes clean about the game plan, and Eysin has a way of enforcing her disagreement.

Chapter 12 – Scandal (20/03/2024)

No spoilers, but HOLY COW do things turn weird quickly!