Monthly Archives: June 2008

Excited Delirium Book: Chapter 36 (OMNINet: Greyrock IV)

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Author’s Note: The following is Chapter 36 of the my online book "Excited Delirium". Please post comments. Please tell your friends about this story. If you’ve missed a chapter, please click here for Chapter 1 (Prelude) or here for the full index .

Defending the world’s largest pharmaceutical testing ground was starting to become a habit for Major Len Daniels. His current mission would be his sixth time working in Nigeria with Greyrock.

Normally, he worked with a crew in and around some of the refining facilities of the OMNINet oil operations, but apparently, the pharma division had pulled rank and it was declared that it would take priority.

Daniels hated these assignments in general because he hated Africa – its AIDS-ridden countries, the shanty towns and beggars, the level of rot that had afflicted all of the areas he’d been to. It made him shiver when people even joked about mankind originating from this dark world. At least when he was working on the oil projects, he was usually with a larger number of friends who had the same disregard for their environment as he did.

Len Daniels was on assignment with Ernie Colvin, an ex-Marine who was about 20 years old and who had signed up with Greyrock for more money and decent armour that he didn’t have to buy out of his own paycheque. Continue reading

Excited Delirium Book: Chapter 35 (Kite Meets Pigeon)

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Author’s Note: The following is Chapter 35 of the my online book "Excited Delirium". Please post comments. Please tell your friends about this story. If you’ve missed a chapter, please click here for Chapter 1 (Prelude) or here for the full index .

With the OMNINet meeting on Saturday – just two days from now – Kite knew he’d have to act fast. With the help of Hummus and Chaos, he collected everything he could on Sasha Pigeon and arranged a meeting.

When they spoke, Pigeon seemed distant and cold as Kite explained why he wanted to meet him. He gave some very peripheral comments about wanting to catch up with Eddie, but also referred to the idea that he was writing a piece on Eddie for a magazine article.

It only took Kite a few minutes to get from their hotel to where Pigeon was staying. His apartment was located in an old loft on the periphery of the Chelsea district, about eight blocks from his own beaten up hotel space. Continue reading

Excited Delirium Book: Chapter 33 (China News – SCO Grows Stronger)

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Author’s Note: The following is Chapter 33 of the my online book "Excited Delirium". Please post comments. Please tell your friends about this story. If you’ve missed a chapter, please click here for Chapter 1 (Prelude) or here for the full index .

HEADLINE: CHINA MAKES MOVES TO EXPAND SCO

DATE: April 2008

SOURCE: World Social Reporter

NEWS STORY – Is the West Ready for a Larger Version of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization?

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) has received a recent boost from the government of China. The leaders of SCO, lead by Chinese leaders, pledged on Thursday to keep foreign players out of Central Asia and moved to boost their security cooperation and defense ‘procedures’. Continue reading

Afghanistan: The Real Reason?

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Is a pipeline the real reason why Canada insists on being in Afghanistan?

Hmmm …

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Taser Loses Liability Suit

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According to the lawyer, Doug Klint:

Use of the Taser on Heston didn’t cause his death, Klint said. Heston [the victim] fit “the well established symptom pattern for methamphetamine intoxication and associated excited delirium,” a condition linked to sudden death in custody, Klint said.