Dogs of the Never Never : Drive-by Plotting

Writings from Barnes & Nobel write-in!


Jon’s driving to work in the Frankencar and the dogs are running alongside like normal. At least three of them are, Akela has taken to riding shotgun because she’s amused with the whole ‘running around in a metal box’ concept. The others are mostly phased out, which means it’s easier for them to run through things, and generally avoid detection.

A normal looking sedan pulls up beside them and someone leans out the back window and shoots into their car. They miss but do a good bit of damage and scare the -bleep- out of Jon. The dogs go into battlemode, but as there isn’t a Veil creature to contend with they are mostly useless. Akela does a good job of slowing some of the bullets so that they do less damage, or just lose momentum altogether.

Jon escapes (mostly by chance) and drives to work where everyone else marvels over the bullet holes while he has a small meltdown. The cops are called and a report is filed, but all they can really do is put out an APB for a white sedan with Wyoming plates. Since he can’t really give them a reason for why anyone would be out to get him the cops write it off as a one-time random things. Jon stays at work and basically hides inside the entire time (which no one can blame him for).

The car isn’t too damaged so Jon figures he’ll just have Todd patch it up later. Someone from work follows him home (just for safety’s sake) but nothing happens. The whole pack of dogs crashes in his room that night which doesn’t help his peace of mind.

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