AND THOUGH SHE TRIED
HER BEST TO HELP ME
SHE COULD STEAL
BUT SHE COULD NOT ROB
Harvey named the german shepherd after a nick name this girl used to call him. Logic told him to forget her, an appendage insisted otherwise. He treated his canine companion the way the girl treated him. She used a special pet name just for him, let him think he's special, almost important even. Fluffy was rewarded for good behavior. Harvey wont walk away from him over an irrational fear of being judged or any nonsense for that matter. Lee's orders said a lot about his character. The lengths he went to just to make them sound believable were laughable.
"Survival / Disobedience"
One might think it's impossible to control another without some participation from the other end. I think it's safe to say the majority of us conform. Not everyone stands out or goes directly against the natural order. Systems have been built to enhance our lives. There are those who believe we've been conditioned to be dependent on them. They see us as slaves to civilization who think we're free but when we go against the system, we're cast out, silenced, ignored, and labeled disobedient. This isn't a revolution, it's just a point of view. Interpret your life as you see fit. Do what you must to survive but know others might do the same and if that means having to ch...
Harvey's accuracy impressed Lee. They had never seen each other at that shooting range. Lee complimented the gunman and asked where he received his training. Harvey recognized Lee's voice but not his face. When Lee saw Harvey's expression, the realization left him speechless. The handler immediately instructed Harvey to stand down. Instead of contacting his commanding officer, Lee considered his options and the benefits of having his own government issued puppet.
"Stray / Ronin"
Without a mission, he has no purpose. There hasn't been a trigger in months. A stray dog finds it's way to him. They have only companionship to offer each other. Of the two, one now has a master. The phone rings. He answer's his handler's call. Orders to locate and extract are given. The dog follows him inside. He has no dog food yet his companion will not starve.
"Candidacy / Fluffy"
He doesn't follow a code. There's no honor in his motive. They programmed him to produce results. Peace and freedom are their words. Everyone else is an obstacle. If anyone interferes, consequences will be suffered.
A dog trollops near by then stops at the snap of his fingers. It's ears perk, awaiting his command. He empties a can of dog food into a bowl labeled "Fluffy." The hose directs all traces of red into a drain in the floor's center. His instruments are gathered and returned to their resting place. He summons his companion with whistles and clicks. Without a second glance, he turns off the light and seals the chamber. The real world waits for them at the top of t...
"It's only after we've lost everything that we're free to do anything."
She was willing to participate when the missions were covert. Her cover was blown by an unstable individual known only as code name Bigmouth. Operation Quiet Time was abandoned and Agent 22 disappeared. Her replacement is a human polygraph and linguistics expert with a background in criminal psychology. At the moment, there's no evidence of Agent 22's involvement in Operation Revival.
On his way out, the gentleman held the door open for four or five women as they entered and exited the diner. Because sexism disgusts him, he treats all genders equally. He arrives to work twelve seconds late. His boss threatens to fire him in an effort to feel superior. Though the tardy employee wanted to scare his boss by going the fuck home, he instead apologized profusely. Gentleman felt he had terrorized his boss enough this month and felt no need to hide his employer's car again any time soon. If he ever got caught doing so, there was enough evidence stored in different locations for him to blackmail whoever necessary to keep the job that he doesn't need. One reason he stays...
Death stops collecting souls when the toll rises high. Souls wander purgatory. The selfish patrol earth while neutrality consumes their self absorbed lives. The reaper has seen every show on Netflix including shows he despises. He's not sure if there's room for those who belong in heaven or hell. He turns off his T.V. and gets back to work. #mondays
Zinc and Mr. D walk through a museum to admire art. A man stands between them as the three stare blankly at the most expensive piece in the gallery. Zinc has the guards and employees under his control. Middle man admires his work on the wall. The painting that used to be here has been sold to a wealthy man who knows shit about art. He wont miss his money. Children in an orphanage wear new clothes. Criminals wake up in jail. Corrupt politicians wake up in alley ways. A casino gives away free money.
Mina visits the cemetery. She looks down on her sister. Rotting in dirt instead of resting in peace, a soul is tethered to Earth. Death hears invitations as an angry spirit insists he visits. "Stop tapping your foot."
Paul stands over Marie's extra crispy follower. Luke knew it was his disciple after seeing license plate 5NLM728. Dry eyes open wide. Marie, her father, and the apostle come into focus. They seem familiar. No names are available. The caretakers suspect their patient of suffering from amnesia. When Marie is alone with him, he mentions destroying a tape to protect her from Paul and Luke. The apostle and Marie's father walk into the room. Speak of devils and they shall appear.
The Apostle does not see Marie's Follower as a threat. Paul think's her guardian angel should join their cause. He'd be a valuable asset. Although this eligible candidate for change helped sabotage an operation that five disciples martyred themselves for, the son of a bitch protected Luke's daughter. An explosive scars the hero beyond visual recognition. Luke's guard might not be immediately recognized because of the burns. But if his soul is intact, it'll speak for itself.
All of the odd occurrences involving others becoming forgetful in his presence suddenly made sense on the day John met an apostle called Paul. A discussion between John Doe and Martin Zinc on the topic of their abilities to control minds reminds Doe of his father. Unlike him, Doe's memories can fade. Zinc's ability allows him to do what John can and more. Doe's new acquaintance has a gift that isn't limited to memory alteration. After their meal, Zinc and Doe see Paul and Marie in a Casino.
Luke knew his disciple as a guard. The Agency recruited them both in January. Luke's daughter Marie, being a known enemy of the Agency was a determining factor in his enrollment. Civilians have seen Luke's Guard and Paul Lenz in general proximity of one another but no record of their association is available. #rapgod #eminem
Jones mentions being able to hack the Casino's machines to lose. Paul has his uncle look into it. Marie prefers relying on skill to win. Mainly by habit, they mentally take note of camera locations, exits, fire alarms, firearms, usable weapons, security presence, employees, and patterns in behavior. Paul and Marie take turns playing Machines that are close to reaching their target incomes. Jones makes sure no attention is drawn to them.
As Luke heads to the parking structure, his disciple watches the footage of Marie planting bugs and tampering with computers on floor fourteen. He destroys most of the bugs, the tampered computers, and the tape of Luke's daughter acting on the behalf of a Catholic. Paul bumps into Luke's disciple.
"Disciple of Luke."
Luke's disciple wore a guard's uniform and allowed Marie to pass with her fake badge. A man posing as an electrician headed toward the exit. Luke was informed of his daughter entering the building. Before opening fire at Agents in the street, the man disguised as an electrician waited for a mini van containing two kids and a woman to leave the area.
Thomas Jones died in combat before his son reached maturity. Paul was raised by his mother with the help of her brother in law, Harold. Uncle Jones taught his nephew about individuals who could force their will upon others and the agency assembled to handle cases involving this particular breed. Paul learned how to manipulate people and situations in his favor without the inherited gift of mind control. The Agency interfered with his plan to recruit those with said abilities and change the world as he saw fit. Jones remained a valuable asset to his nephew in their later years.
The Agency believes Luke is Paul's hostage. Marie learns of her father's change of heart. Together, they formulate a plan to use this fact to their advantage. Paul and Marie need Luke to convince them he is not infiltrating their organization for the Agency. He proves his loyalty by giving them locations of G.I.F. safe houses, confirming the identities of wanted mind controllers, and providing sensitive data only known to high ranking officials within the Agency's ranks. With this new information, Paul converts more disciples with the intent of infiltrating the Agency and deconstructing it from the inside. #endofallthingstocome #mudvayne
Maria lights candles. Jude composes a slow piece on piano. Some of the ladies dance. The rest drink and smoke. A new face enters the room. He takes a look at the selection. His duffle bag is filled with cash and sharp objects. Jude sees blades and immediately stops playing. The edge of a knife is pressed against young pink flesh. The stranger starts grinning. Maria takes a shot. Their cabbie delivers a bullet. He puts the corpse in his trunk. Jude's mop soaks up blood. #badd #richardcheese
Maria's time isn't free.
Jude makes sure girls eat.
Cops do not interfere.
A cabbie circle's the block.
They all know his name.
Misbehave, your heart stops.
Jones knows things.
He shares information with his nephew
A family business keeps an empire alive.
They thrive for disorder.
Their true goal is chaos.
Disciples of Paul
Fall by the sword
Let Earth endure
or be no more.
Luke once had a warm heart. Now his blood runs cold. He wont let Marie interfere with the Agency. She needs incentive. Luke's daughter enters her father's station to find him in no danger. Footage of her disobeying Paul's orders plays on a screen beside Marie's dad. Paul calls Marie but she lets her phone ring.
Charles Underwood could recall his entire life in vivid detail and had perfect memory. It was impossible for him to forget. He remembered everything. One day at a carnival, he told his son about their family. Members with different gifts all had some way of controlling another person's mind. Some influenced moods. Some could change hearts. Some always brought cheer. Some increased fears. Some were just evil. A lot became criminals. Most lived like kings.
1. Three agents who've been trained to resist the effects of hypnotism and other forms of mind control prior to being in Paul Lenz's custody are mocked by their captor as he pretends to hypnotize them. One Agent plays along hoping to somehow gain advantage of the situation. He clucks, another cringes, the third rolls his eyes.
2. Even to the untrained eye, his work is seen as cheap imitations of untouchable masterpieces. This is why instead of profiting from his "talent," his work is used to temporarily substitute true works of art while the good stuff is sold to the highest bidder.
3. Martin Zinc looks at Gina's ass one last time before leaving the dine...
Marie's father blindfolds himself and has his picture taken. The photographer hands Luke's phone back. He sends his daughter a text message knowing her loyalty to blood will not be tested.
3 Agents in a pest control van listen to Paul's conversation with Ben. Just as the call's trace faces completion, the Agency's person of interest says goodbye and hangs up on Mr. Dover.
The Agency bugs him. Agents listen to Paul's call as he looks at their van through his blinds. A giant insect logo caught in crosshairs makes the Pacifist smile. He finishes lying over the phone before his eavesdroppers finish tracing the call. The van outside gives him an idea. Jones, Marie, and five disciples follow Paul to a safe house. Three Agents are tied to chairs and blindfolded. In another room, Jones goes over a building's layout with Marie and Paul. His followers repaint the Agency's van then rehearse their final game plan.