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There is only one law on the pirate world of Theev. The Blacksand Widows enforce that law with brutal efficiency and remorselessness. Sharing one consciousness, one mind, and through their cybernetic enhancements, the Widows are all but unassailable. But where there is a computer, there is a hack. An attempt to crash the Widows’ network results in one sole unit of the collective, Q2,3nrpi2, being cut off from her sisters. Alone for the first time, she must flee and go into hiding, for her former sisters will seek to burn away the malicious code and excise the infection. To survive, Q2,3nrpi2 must disguise herself as human, and redefine herself as an individual. Q2,3nrpi2 becomes Arpi Quince, and discovers one more thing that she needs.

Widowed from her collective, torn from her sisters, Arpi needs vengeance.

 

 
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July 8th, 2019
Best of the Mongoose short stories to date. If you've played the Pirates of Drinax Campaign, you know the Widows are one of the more fascinating but underdeveloped features of the campaign. This short story is an enjoyable read on its own merits, and [...]
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June 28th, 2019
This short story is a technological thriller that is fast paced with good character development and a solid plot. Widowed is set in the Official Traveller universe, but confined to one world and accessible to anyone who doesn't play the game. Like all [...]
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June 25, 2019
This title was added to our catalog on June 25, 2019.