PinkCat: Running in the Shade “Grabbed” (A different sort of SR campaign report)23 March, 2017
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 Twenty Seven: Grabbed
Guest Starring: Clawz and DD
Glitter is missing! She was last seen walking home but she did not make it. Someone saw her talking with someone in a van. Everyone is all a tizzy, thinking that she has been kidnapped. The rest of the team splits up looking for her and searching for clues. So, lots of traditional cartoon schtick as they look for her. But it just turns out that Glitter met an old friend and she forgot to call and her battery ran down, so none of the calls to her made it through (cue scene of Glitter looking at her newly charged phone “1,812 missed calls?!”) and they find her having pizza with her friend. Discussion among the friends about how it is important to keep in touch so that people do not worry. Yes, it is a very PSA episode.
What really happened:
We were hired by a new Johnson for a friendly extraction of a rock star who was down from Seattle to record a new album. She is accompanied by a bodyguard and the head of the label and his bodyguard . . . Getting her at the airport is out of the question, so we stake out the hotel they are staying at and the music studio where the recording is to be done. We were given a plush unicorn to identify ourselves as friendlies. After much observation and planning, we decided to try and grab her at the hotel breakfast area. Everything is prepped, we get some disgruntled former patrons of a bar that the record exec’s company tore down to confront him and tie him and his bodyguard up. Bladez and BB are ready to spirit the singer away and it turns out that she does not want to go! Luckily we establish this before the trigger is pulled and we disengage without causing any more of a scene. Notable upset, we contact the Johnson, who cuts the link. We are not happy, our fixer who set up the meet is not happy but at least no one got hurt and we did not loose much beyond time.
Notes: A bit late on this report as I have been working on my Shadowrun game and the Total Tempest Tour (T3) mini-campaign. Hopefully more on that later.
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