Syndicate Wars: 0-1 - Harborfront Dining - Kain dares a rival Syndicate faction to make a move against him, enjoying a meal in enemy territory despite knowing he's a marked man: That dinner is interrupted, and in dramatic fashion-- a chaotic firebombing serving only as overture. Rock Howard is caught in the crossfire, but as the body count rises and the tide turns decidedly in the dark pyromancer's favor, one has to ask: did the Howard scion happen into this conflict, or are there darker, more purposeful forces at work here. .. Or simply both mens' dark destinies unfolding.. - created on 19:45:00 11/06/2014 by Kain and last modified on 21:06:40 11/24/2014. Cast: Rock and Kain. The Quality of Strength - A street-level enforcer with ambition and insecurity has a drink with the Syndicate boss who embodies his definition of power. - created on 17:50:34 06/28/2019 by Kain and last modified on 05:40:24 06/29/2019. Cast: Kain and Okuno. Stakes - In the aftermath of his meeting with Kain, Okuno finds himself in a struggle that only grows more and more uphill, and casts in stark relief the stakes of the prestige he seeks, and the world in which he seeks it... as well as a further message regarding the nature and application of power. (Minion Emits by Kain) - created on 21:53:44 07/05/2019 by Kain and last modified on 00:23:39 07/11/2019. Cast: Kain and Okuno. Common Cause - Tairyu meets with the unlikely benefactor who gave him his sister's location, and they discuss philosophy, trust, and the malleable future. - created on 16:02:41 11/26/2020 by Kain and last modified on 00:27:35 11/27/2020. Cast: Kain and Tairyu. Timeline Variance and Authority - Kain Heinlein and the Scarlet Dahlia sit down for a long overdue meeting of minds. Or is it right on time? Plans are explicitly not made, allegiances explicitly not challenged, and surely this will have no impact on anyone's status quo, at all. - created on 10:00:06 07/27/2021 by Kain and last modified on 21:22:42 08/02/2021. Cast: Honoka and Kain.