A Waterbank dignitary has been chastized for an illegal road trip in Waterbank livery, yet claims, “it was worth it.”
“Once you try the cobbler, you’ll get it,” said the dignitary from his cell. “I only wish I had gotten some to go.”
A West River city, nicknamed Clarksburg after the ill-fated cattle magnate that once owned the land, has been attracting citizens with jobs and shiny things. The area (link to it) is also aside the Waterbank relocation site, the once dreamt of home for hundreds of Waterbank citizens.
“I think we’ll never really have a home of our own,” confessed WBA President Sketch Sun at the SZYM Tower bar. “It’s been one boondoggle after another catastrophe.”
The new city has pulled in so much of Waterbank interest, that the Bank of Waterbank has put the Waterbank relocation site up for sale.
“It’s a good property. 1024 that is on the riverbank, attached to a Linden road, and with a negotiable price,” a Bank rep told us.
The Buckland rebuild is soon to be finished and combat is already heating up.
“We don’t like to keep score,” said one East River vigilante, “but it’s 10 nothing against those Waterbank separatists.”
Waterbank Fish Company has been accused by the Mowry Constable of “fostering separatism” in the latest of Mowry Town Hall.
“I was shocked,” said a five year old we interviewed. “I was just playing with my toys, and then he just stood up and said all this crazy stuff!”
“It was everything I had always feared coming true,” said the five year old’s mother. “We eat their fish sticks every night! My boy loves the Undinian Trout and my husband loves the Dutch Harbor mollusks… so scary!”
Waterbank Fish Company refused to comment on the allegation, instead replying with “we will always provide our customers with the fish they love.”
Buckland Military Region, the unique combat training ground that has won accolades from tens of military and law enforcement groups, has doubled its holdings.
“It’s a huge boost,” said the editor for Soldier of Modest Fortune magazine. “We can practice our craft in the air, sea, and land.”
Proxy War Fought at Buckland
East and West River forces are actively fighting each other at Buckland, using the combat space instead of open conflict near their populations.
“It started as just a few guys with pistols,” said an East River combatant who described herself as ‘Deadshot Gil.’ “Then those vermits brought rocket launchers.”
“It wasn’t the original intention of the space,” said on of the maintenace people at Buckland, “but it works.” The person has the unenviable job of replacing destroyed oil drums (18 hp). “Meh, it’s a job, right? What else am I gonna do with a Phd in linguistics?”
The Fugitive Lawyer has negotiated an immunity and extradition deal for the three reporters charged with crimes of conspiracy, transferring the three to West River.
“Passions are too high in the East River, and I think the judge knows that,” the lawyer said. “West River has been actively courting Waterbank citizens, so it’s a good fit. The three will be transferred to an undisclosed location and will not be allowed to publish.”
The deal has the support of moderates in East River, though the tension between East and West Rivers remains. Waterbank citizens have been discussing moving to West River in greater numbers after the arrest of the reporters.
Special forces, police, and armed groups everywhere are gung ho on Buckland, a multi-regional combat environment for modern combat.
With a variety of entry points, Buckland lets combatants challenge themselves against live and stationary targets. Air, sea, and land operations can be conducted using VICE protocols, with consentual engagements in MCE.
A group of Waterbank separatists were recently practicing there, and left their mark on the combat zone.
“Yeah,” said one of the nurses at the field hospital, “one of them left lipstick all over one of our doctors.”