WorldBent

What Bends Must Break.
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Kale

Oh heads up, we're gonna reach HQ here in a sec, so don't get too comfy.

Sol

Alright! Sounds good. Uhh... Actually, wait a second. Before we get there, could you tell me a little more about what you guys do? I feel like I'd probably end up embarrassing myself if I was just floundering around your HQ blind in front of a bunch of strange men...

Kale

That's one hell of an image... Didn't I already explain AIM to you a while ago?

Sol

Kind of? You said your boss was called a 'Commandant' and you were ordered to take me to your HQ. Also you made up a really weird acronym that I almost immediately forgot, so... Yeah.

Kale

Christ, I did an *AWFUL* job, then. Great, uhh... Guess I'll give you the crash course.

Kale

Where do I start? Uh, well, AIM's a guerrilla-ops rebellion sorta deal. We're not all that big right now, I don't think... Ever since the last raid went belly-up we've had a few less mouths to feed. Basically we try to resist the UGSR's rule however we can, while minimizing our losses. No fighting in the open 'less you've got a death wish. Then alongside our field Strike like me, you've got our community support and welfare division that works on the ground in cities all around the world. If you want things to change, you've gotta start from the bottom... Uhh, 'least that's what Commie always says, so I take 'er word for it.

Kale

Though... Speaking of the Commandante, I dunno how she manages to run AIM in the first place. She's not even a strategist, 'far as I can tell... Plus she's kind of a piece of shit when it comes to working with her staff or, like, interfacing at all. You'd sort of hope your revolutionary leader has a bit of spirit, y'know? Or at least half a brain... Just for fuck's sake don't tell her that I said that, okay!?

Sol

Yeah, no worries. I'm trustworthy... Most of the time. Anyway the plot thickens, I guess...

Kale

'The plot thickens'? Heh alright grandpa, settle down... Oh hey, Looks like we're here! Alright... Feast your eyes~