Legend of Tory Adore 9: Teaming with Life

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Inspiration hits with a flash, stories written on the go. A rumble of laughter and the tale is heard only in echoes. The wind blows me in a new direction. Whom shall I visit next?


They agreed to five posse members per team, not counting Con and Tor, the leaders of the temporary pax. Tory thumbed her mobile phone and, after several months, assembled a cracked team of heisters: Turbo Lean (the speedster), Andreas Ut (the fireworks expert), Shirt Disease (the unlucky loser), Ellen Atroy (the face that lunched on a thousand ships), Gaven Fluh (to be announced), and Larry, the maths whiz. They were to meet in a week's time before the Corporal Store in downtown Downtown, which was named after General Store of the Civil War, not his son who was also in the Civil War. Which week's time, they had yet to discuss, but in seven days they would tackle that topic at the store.

And as for Pips? He was having some trouble. Wum was no help at all, since he was only a fictional character who had his phone turned off and kicked out of the house. He had secured the assistance of Tory's daughter, who was also his own child: Looch Adore-Pips. Tory had raised her eyebrows at this member, but kept mum. Sweet.


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