Lespoir: Defending Port LuneEarthHawk Journals: Defending Port Lune
April 17, 2099
Today started as a typical day. Woke up at 0600. Showered. Ate breakfast. Watched the morning news. No signs that today would be different from any other.
Met my homeboys at work around 0800 hours. My current occupation is what you might call a Mover. People ask me to move something, and I move it. Letters, packages, vehicles, information. I used to be a Flyer for Lespoir's Government Security Force, but I liked to explore more than my orders allowed. Someone reported me as reckless, and I was grounded. Since then, GovSec and I have reached a mutual understanding. I stay out of their business, and they stay out of mine.
Spent the day moving freight. Nothing unusual until my last job, sometime around 1300 hours. Received a call from the Geoffrey Q. Sykes Shipping Co. to move some excess inventory from a downtown location to their warehouses in Port Lune. A couple dozen wooden crates. Fragile. Use caution when transporting. The job s
Lespoir: Invasion of LespoirScrounger's Ink: Invasion of Lespoir
"Port Lune is still under siege following an unexpected bombardment at 6:25 this evening. The attacks, first believed an elaborate assault by rebel forces in the city, now appear to have originated from the previously unknown nation of Captura. Demands by that nation's Dictator for Lespoir's total surrender have been refused, followed by formal declarations of war by both countries. The government has not yet implemented a draft for more soldiers; however, President Cohen has called for volunteers to expand current Government Security forces in response to this emergency. Citizens are encouraged to stay calm and remain indoors until further notice is given. The number of Lespoiran casualties is still unknown..."
Ngozi Camara growled as the news report crackled through the static of his small radio. Absently crumpling the paper in his hands, he threw it across the room toward the grey chinchilla snuffling around the tall shelving. The chinc