Deep Into the Game (Book 1) (S. W. Tanpepper's GAMELAND)
A staff of younger tech-savvy hackers breaks into lengthy Island's Gameland, a previously militarized wilderness that was once, for years, deserted to the contaminated Undead prior to being reclaimed through a government-sponsored corporation attracted to merging digital truth and survival gaming right into a unmarried seamless leisure package deal. yet whereas breaking into the sport seems to be much more uncomplicated than they can ever have imagined, breaking out is one hell of a killer.
EPISODE 1: Deep Into The Game
Jessie and her gang of video game jackers find a option to holiday into Gameland, however it calls for the help of outsider Jake Espinosa. His inclusion increases tensions in the team, fairly among Jessie and her boyfriend, Kelly. After a nearly-fatal coincidence in the course of education, feelings run dangerously excessive, however it in basic terms makes all of them the extra made up our minds to prevail. What they do not know is that one in every of them has a mystery cause of going, and it does not contain any of them returning any time quickly.
Ooh, what crude encryption you have!” Kelly shakes his head in disgust. Ashley’s playful grin becomes a frown. “Micah? Does it appear like loads of traffic’s facing these nodes?” Micah leans over. all of us do, yet it’s scrolling too quickly for me to make whatever out. He shrugs. “It’s loads of info for simple upkeep courses, yet you know the way inefficient the outdated codices were.” I develop bored of staring at it. “Speaking of Reggie, the place is he?” “Yo.” I flip round simply in time to determine.
a lot more uncomplicated. Diving all the way down to the ground and coming again up for air takes little or no attempt, too. It’s simply ten or twelve ft down and, with the flippers, purely 3 or 4 speedy kicks sooner than I’m there. as soon as i am getting to the ground, I chill out. My physique simply type of sits there, swaying lightly with the stream of the water, neither emerging nor sinking. It’s simply as I imagined being weightless will be like. After a short holiday and a mild snack, we strive out the rebreathers. Ash instantly will get into.
Occasional drifts of rubbish alongside the ground and that one large pile, it’s remarkably uncluttered. Micah—or perhaps Jake, I can’t inform which, simply that it’s anyone with a yellow glow stick—shines their gentle at the aspects of the tunnel. We waft move previous site visitors symptoms and historical graffiti, previous the tendril is still of previous wiring and pipes. lighting fixtures grasp from the ceilings and partitions, taking a look a bit just like the tropical moss that hangs from the timber alongside the south Connecticut coast. A unexpected.
A intercourse toy?” “That’s now not what I intended! I acquired whatever else in mind.” He pats his pack. “But don’t ask, simply because as I acknowledged, it’s a surprise.” “Ooh, I can’t wait.” He rolls his eyes. There’s a cluster of excessive rises due south people a pair blocks away. Kelly issues in that path and says he desires to see how excessive up off the floor we will be able to get. “Maybe we will see over the wall from one of many home windows. Wouldn’t it's cool to get a pic of big apple from here?” “Pictures? That wasn’t the kind of.
At us, taking a look like death earthworms dropped right into a child’s bucket. They strike a cord in me of autumn, of rotting leaves sinking right into a lake. Then I take into account the outdated video circulation Reggie came upon someday whereas looking through a few archived photos from the 1st a part of the century: humans falling from a burning construction, plummeting to the floor, shedding, losing, until eventually the total construction collapses right into a ball of airborne dirt and dust that reaches to the clouds and turns the solar crimson. “Is this real?” I’d asked,.