Welcome to Meta City One
Crime Level: All Time High
Cit-Vid News at Seven
Your Newscaster: Huw Solo
"Good Evening. There may some interuption to this evening's programme as our studios are currently under assault by the City Crime Task Force. We have exclusive coverage of Nathan Strange's one man's war against the Droid Cops but first, Sports News.
The final game of the KillerBall season between the Lorne Green Packers and the Canavaral Vikings at New Lambeau Violence Drome had to be stopped when, in a freak accident, the Zero-G was turned on.
A spokesman for the Meta City KillerBall League said that "the match will be replayed but right now it's all up in the air."
Excuse me.....intruders on Level 3. Taking direct control of corridor defences - all staff beware, danger close, I repeat DANGER CLOSE....."
DAKADAKA-BOOM! DAKAKADAKA-BOOM! DAKADAKADAKA-DAK. DDDDDAK!
And now, back to the News, where we....BREACH! BREACH! ACTIVATE PLAN B. ALL STAFF, PLAN B.....we are cutting to vid during a short intermission......."
................Cut to live blog feed.........
Nathan Strange is pinned down in a turbolift as a DroidCop lashes rounds through the doorway, "Drok it, those rusters are stacking up out there" mutters Strange as he releases his .477 boot gun.....suddenly.....
"BAM! BAM! BAM! BAM!"
Droid Cops are sent flying in a HAIL of AP shot from a XM95 Avalanche rotary shotgun!
"Who the drell are you?"
"Heen Junt - your DCI*, it's 19.73, I'm 'avin....'oops, there's another one of 'em..."
"Illegal weapon discharge! Illegal weapon discharge! Await Justice peacefully!"
DroidCop reinforcements close in......"Eat lead, TINNIES" snarls Strange as he and Junt pull metal and HAMMER them with shotgun and deadly boot gun rounds. Shards of Droid pepper the walls in armour-piercing MAYEM!
"Thirsty work, retiring droids" says Strange, "The Hoverdriver's Arms is open...."
NEXT BULLETIN: Here is the News...MEDIA SHOCK WARNING!! Thrill set to IMPOSSIBLE!
Inspiration: Life on Mars, Bladerunner
*Blargg note - DCI, Dangerous Circumstance Insurance - "Guaranteed Lethal Support within the Minute or your credits back."