As we hopped out, the street erupted into chaos. A mad rush of the same idiots who were at the Cornerstop came out of the alley, screaming and pushing. As I turned into them, football practice and SCA sheild wall bashing came in handy. Toni had no such practice. We'd put her in armor all of once, and she said it was too hot. We still had the armor for her, but she had no idea how to bust a gap and swim thru the opening. Down she went, stunned. I could see she'd be okay, but was going to need a minute to recover.
I grabbed her and threw her into the truck, locking it. Then jogging, head swiveling to spot danger, I headed for Bullseye. I just wanted another shotgun and some more ammo. Maybe another 9mm, but I didn't want to be greedy. Others would need them too.
The crowd behind me ran down the street as I heard shuffling noises in the alley. Guess I know now what they were running from. I got to the front door of bullseye and yanked it open. It was empty of humans and zeds alike. Worse, all the guns were gone! It didn't look like the place had been looted, so I guessed they had locked up the stock in the back, or maybe upstairs. I know the guys at the shop pretty well, and figured that if they were holed up in back I could talk them out of some supplies. I
|The inital layout.|
|I lock Toni in the cab of the Tundra for Safety.|
|What the Civilians were running from.|
|The disappointing gun store|
|Me snoozing on the sidewalk... What happens next.|
A quick check of the rules says that some Dues Ex Machina happens. I come to and go to the next location. Wow. A couple of bad dice rolls are wicked in this game. Glad for it being day one!