The List

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In the massive dystopian world known simply as The City, criminals flourish and revolt against each other and the public for their own personal reasons. These fiends are ranked on a government system known as The List, each ranked by taking in every factor in consideration. Vizion, the dominator of The List, finds himself in a journey to stop Cierl's Hand, the military organization that controls The City while he struggles with his past and future identities. Follow the story along with other criminals such as Aviana the Blade Queen, Plague the Execrated Whistleblower and Yuqa the Rebellious Spirit as they join Vizion in his goal to bring down his mother's reigns.

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Prologue

Submitted: July 22, 2018


An unknown figure finally makes his mark in history as he cracks open a vault of secrets hidden in one of the most powerful military organizations of The City, Cierl's Hand. However, he quickly
gets noticed by the people he was not expecting...
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Friendly Animosity

Submitted: July 23, 2018


Due to Plague actually retrieving a bit of info before escaping Minerval's grasp, the Captains are ready to discuss strategies to catch the Execrated Whistleblower. However, the Captains' abilities
to act as one is out of the question when half of them don't show up, leaving only Minerval and Alexandra to come to a solution after arguing.
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The Sniper and His Pet Pixie

Submitted: July 23, 2018


Vizion Maygold makes another successful assassination and rewards himself with a nice dinner in an underground restaurant/hotel complex, where his sniper Pixie sheds some light on his current
situations while Alexandra tracks down Plague quickly...
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The Sloth With an Iron Rod

Submitted: July 25, 2018


Zane, the Captain known for his slothful attitude and happy-go-lucky personality finally reaches the meeting room hours after Alexandra and Minerval's chat. Surprised to see Minerval sleeping
peacefully after weeks of her tiring work, he speaks to himself in cryptic messages regarding certain characters. Minerval, revealed to be awake all along, ponders on what Zane meant with his
words.
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Unwanted Infamy

Submitted: July 25, 2018


Plague finds out he has been raised through the vast majority of ranks on The List, resulting in his third position. As he panics about his infamy and the Blade Queen (who is rumored to be a
bloodthirsty psychopathic knife-wielding monster) that was pushed down on The List due to his actions, Alexandra appears ready to take him under arrest with Minerval setting up her squads around
the building, interrupted by Aviana the Blade Queen herself who wanted to have a small...conversation with Plague, however, a chase starts as they escape...
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Provoking the Sloth

Submitted: July 29, 2018


While Alexandra is out to kill Plague and Aviana, Zane roams the poor ghettos for a place to nap, he soon unintentionally invades Calci the Bone Demon's (ranked 34th on The List) turf. Zane shows
his skills in battle and is called in by an open request sent by Alexandra, however, he becomes sleepy and promises to help before taking a nap once again.
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Hunters and the Hunted

Submitted: July 29, 2018


Plague and Aviana hide within the chaos taking in place of the hotel building, where a crossfire of cops and criminals occur. With several close encounters with death, Aviana and Plague try to
escape without notice but fail as Alexandra picks up their scent once more...
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Deadly Parties

Submitted: July 31, 2018


Vizion wakes up to the loud sounds coming from a nearby apartment complex. As he realizes that it's more than a simple police raid, he indirectly catches Plague's attention, who noticed the sniper
in an unexpected way. Terrified that someone knew where he was, Vizion begins to pack up and leave to enact on a closer level...
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Crossroads Entwined

Submitted: August 03, 2018


Aviana and Plague finally find a way out of the building but as Plague is the first to escape, Aviana is caught and is left behind in the mercy of the Captains. As the hotel of criminals falls
under siege of Cierl's Hand, Alexandra then reveals that she has other plans for Aviana, prompting an interesting conversation between the two Captains at the scene.
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Friendly Family Wagers

Submitted: August 05, 2018


Minerval and Alexandra have a four-way conversation with Cierl and Zane about the Blade Queen. Afterward, the three Captains are given a friendly wager, hunt down Vizion before Aviana's execution
order takes place (which is in 3 days).
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Confrontation

Submitted: August 10, 2018


Vizion is confronted by Plague and his intentions to rescue Aviana. Plague shows the photograph he obtained, revealing it to be a young Vizion next to Cierl. He also tells the sniper that he knows
there is definitely a connection between Vizion and Cierl. Vizion, knowing he can't hide the truth forever, lets himself loose from his hard personality as he opens up to telling Plague who he
really is, Cierl's one and only biological child.
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Painful Past

Submitted: August 19, 2018


Vizion divulges his past about his parents, his lifestyle as a child and what he was afflicted with (a rare disease that slowly eats away at the retinas and the lens within our eyes). He also
reveals his parents' viewpoints on Vizion's condition and how he overheard about them through a quick but heated argument.
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Adrenaline, Chasing and Chaos

Submitted: September 05, 2018


Plague, Vizion and Pixie pursue after the golden opportunity to recruit Yuqa the Rebellious Spirit, the runner-up of The List. As they evade Cierl's Hand, Vizion and Plague realize enlisting Yuqa
into their team was a possibility in a way they never imagined


(P.S. Sorry for posting rarely, I have a busy set of four years ahead of me due to university
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Raids

Submitted: September 27, 2018


Minerval and Zane find it difficult to follow Alexandra's "lead" on a familiar scent that led to many other criminals. Following a brief dispute, they decide the winner of a three-way duel would
take the lead of their next steps to capture Vizion. Meanwhile, Vizion, Yuqa and Plague confirm their plans on Aviana's rescue.


(I tried making the trio's conversation at the end seem anonymous as an attempt of changing how I show dialogue without using any names, just characteristics and patterns. So for new readers, I
apologize if it doesn't make sense to you, you may need to read the previous chapters to get a better effect)
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Repaying Favors

Submitted: October 06, 2018


It is time that Plague finally repaid Aviana for giving herself up for Plague's escape at the hotel. Vizion, Yuqa and Plague invade an isolated prison facility meant for keeping those that are
about to executed. When Vizion and Pixie encounter a situation with (seemingly wrongful) doubt, they share their concerns on their partnerships with Plague and Yuqa.
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Storming the Queen's Castle

Submitted: October 14, 2018


Yuqa finds the control room for the prison. Despite Plague's careful order of focusing on the task at hand, she frees the majority of the prison to boost her adrenaline. Realizing that the
underground floor holds a large number of automated elite guards, Yuqa stirs up a plan consisting of the inmates that want to escape, an armory and a Captain.
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Slowing Rush

Submitted: October 18, 2018


Zane seems to be lost in The City, separating himself from his allies. Noticing a nearby prison riot, he takes upon himself to stop Yuqa from breaking Aviana out of her captivity. Zane's true
potential is finally revealed again, this time to many more. Despite his attempts, Yuqa is able to escape with Aviana. Cierl's Hand will soon be aware of the alliance between the Top Four.
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Celebrating Unity

Submitted: October 22, 2018


Aviana, Plague, Vizion and Yuqa celebrate the prison breakout. As they laugh and bond, Cierl's Hand faces humiliation from the media and the news of the Top Four Alliance has reached its popularity
peak, nicknamed the "Quadra Alliance".


(This is more of a break of comedy with a tint of seriousness, I hope you enjoy)
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Artificial Renewal

Submitted: October 25, 2018


Minerval and Cierl discuss the status of the Project Megabirth, the artificial creation of a supersoldier with raw strength. Meanwhile, Alexandra taunts Zane about his past, something he himself
struggles to remember. Cierl intervenes this and warns Alexandra about playing in dangerous waters...
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My Little Vulture

Submitted: November 03, 2018


The gang decides that exposing Cierl's Hand for their inhumane experiments is the best option available. In order to find a lead, Yuqa goes back to her one of her old friends, Kelhie the Damned
Vulture.
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Death From Below

Submitted: November 13, 2018


Vizion strengthens the relationship between Yuqa and Aviana while claiming the role as a leader by Plague. The hacker himself learns some lore behind Vizion's past through Pixie through their
personal chat during the night. In the morning, the gang is sent out as a recon team to find the convoy's position for the Metal Vultures but Cierl's Hand has created better 'reinforcements'...
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Life from Above

Submitted: November 25, 2018


The fight with the mechanized Sobek becomes bleak but Vizion's quick thinking takes effects and lays a trap for the Metal Vultures to clean up. While their victory is worth celebrating, Yuqa loses
her cool as she encounters little to no "motivation" due to the circumstances not allowing her to contribute during the fight and she leaves in a fit of rage. The chapter ends with the Vultures
retreating back to their hideout while the remaining trio explores the inner workings of the beast, allowing Yuqa to cool off on her own.
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Recruiting and Improving

Submitted: December 16, 2018


Aviana and Vizion bring back their own discovery within Sobek, a twitchy yet peculiar human experiment who calls himself Belkin. As they try to draw out information from the childish teen, Plague
arrives with the coordinates that Sobek was trying to reach. The Vultures allow their guests to stay over the night before the gang departs for their next lead. During their time, Vizion digs
deeper into Aviana's cold exterior and his results are more than successful
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Belkin the Forgotten Inventor

Submitted: December 24, 2018


As the crew debates their assault on the research facility, their planning is concluded as Zane arrives with reinforcements to retrieve Belkin. Plague, Vizion and Aviana hold off Zane while Yuqa
(dangerously) toys with the mercenaries outside. The chapter ends with Yuqa in a tight fix, shocked to realize Belkin has caught himself in the crossfire. More astonishing, Belkin reveals his true
strength as an inventor.
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Time Out

Submitted: December 31, 2018


Zane is temporarily defeated and the crew escapes, leaving a battered base for the Vultures' return. Setting up near a campsite near the Beslow District, Vizion decides to delay the operation to
allow everyone to catch their breath. He also starts to question his purpose (destroying Cierl's Hand) as it seems to be more hollow than fulfilling. However, the chapter ends as Yuqa indirectly
informs everyone about Belkin's capabilities.
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Know Your Enemy Like Your Son

Submitted: January 16, 2019


Back at the Headquarters of Cierl's Hand, Minerval and Zane bicker about his escape from the Vultures' base before an important meeting begins. Alexandra joins soon after and Cierl begins the
meeting by distributing a member of the Quadra Alliance as a target for each Captain. Minerval realizes that the facility within the Beslow District is the criminals' next target and the Captains
prepare their own ends of defensive measures. Cierl is left with the harsh reality that her target is her own son, Vizion and reveals the difference in her arms. The chapter concludes with Cierl
revisiting the day where this family dilemma all began.
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