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PinkCat: Running in the Shade “Pirates of the Pacific (Coast)” (A different sort of SR campaign report)

24 July, 2015

To understand what is going on here, you had best read the first PinkCat: Running in the Shade post, but short summary, this is a campaign report for our Shadowrun campaign set in NorCal through the filter of a cartoon made by one of the team members.

Episode Twelve: Pirates of the Pacific (Coast)

Guest Starring: Bladez, DD and Ichi-kun.

Something like this.Pink and Company are hired to protect a ferry from coastal pirates let by Captain Ursa Major and her first mate, Ursa Minor, the pirates are a mix of classic pirate and Russian stereotypes with cyberware, brave, tough, roughly honorable, and mildly incompetent (as cartoon villains tend to be).  The pirates are trying to retrieve a chest hidden on the ferry, to which (of course) they have a map.  Initially, Ursa Major and Minor use increasingly absurd disguises (from tourists to police to nurses to clowns and so on) to try and sneak aboard and locate the chest only to be foiled.  Finally, they are fed up and mobilize the whole pirate fleet.  Meanwhile Pink and Glitter have found the chest and opened it.  So when the pirates appear, they present it to Ursa Major and it contains a birthday cake to her from Minor.  All is happy and a big party follows.

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