The Vanguards of Darkwind
The life and times of the Vanguards, a gang struggling to survive in the wastelands of Evan, based on the game Darkwind by Psychic Software

Archive for the ‘Deathrace’ Category

Show her the Ropes

August 18, 2008

Angela Dike took a deep breath and pushed open the door to Dexter’s.   After the glare of the noonday sun, the bar was gloomy and dark. Shards of glass crunched under her feet. “Beg your pardon,” she said as she barked her shin on something hard. She heard a throaty chuckle. “Stand still for […]

Why I deathrace – part III

March 10, 2008

“One lap down, five entrants out, Time to make my play.” Amy passed the lap marker and considered her position. Her armour was gone on the left, but otherwise strong. The pack was reduced, more than half the competitors had resigned. At least two of them were dead. She was at the back of the […]

Why do I deathrace? Part II

March 9, 2008

“This is insane.” The words were spoken out loud, even if there was no one to hear them. The klaxon blared, declaring Weapons Free. Amy tightened her grip on the steering wheel as she accelerated, jockeying for position with the other Sunrises. The crackle of super-heated air startled her, and she jerked the wheel to […]

Why do I deathrace?

March 6, 2008

Amy Banuelos tightened the straps on her helmet. She checked them, then checked them again. Ever since Old One-Eye hit that wall at 90 in a Vampire, she always triple-checked the helmet. The medics said death was instantaneous. Because his straps were loose. “Amy, you don’t have to do this you know.” ‘Earl’ Hickey leaned […]

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