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 ‘Humour’ Category

You hired who!?

October 8, 2008

Enrique Ockendo cursed. “Shana!” “Yes, Boss.” “You the one responsible for recruitment after Earl died?” Shana shifted her weight from foot to foot. “Uh-huh. Is there a problem?” “How did you decide who to hire?” Shana bit her lower lip. “The usual. Asked around Dexter’s. Found out who was best. Took them on.” “Did you […]

Limpet beacons?

March 15, 2008

Jake was an habitual early riser. By midday, the heat of the inflamed sun was unbearable, so he always aimed to make use of the early hours, when the heat was only memory, a fear, before the sun’s strength sapped energy and enthusiasm and your only thought was to find shade and curl up and […]

Hey Boss, look what I found.

March 11, 2008

“Hey Boss, look what I found.” Enrique Oquendo hurried into Dexter’s. His youthful face shone with enthusiasm and pride. In his hands he held a small rectangular object, wrapped in a bloodied shirt. “Sorry for the mess, boss. Didn’t have anything else to protect it from the dust, and I figured Xena’s cohort didn’t need […]

A voice from the grave

February 13, 2008

It took a lot to surprise Dexter. Dust storms, mutant rad-frogs, gangs blowing off steam (and each other’s ears) in the compound. But when Robert Hickey walked to the bar early in the morning, Dexter knew something was up. The normally ebullient Hickey was pale and drawn. His stare was fixed as he shambled across […]