In Kid Victory’s home base of operations in Kirby County, specifically the city of Elias Beach, Kate Stokes finished prepping her underlings on the first of the two operations. First having laid out what was planned for one half of the Guard in New York and Kate now was ready to move on to talk about the team headed to France. Kate Stokes, alias the Professor, is Kid Victory’s partner and the head of the Guards Intelligence Hub. The Hubs purpose is to provide technical support, document files, assist in investigations and operations. The Hub itself was a loft with three workstations. There was the bigger more elaborate set up for Kate herself and then two desks pushed back to back for her two subordinates. The workstations features top of the line computers that were made specifically for the team. Other major tech they had was a printer/fax and a work table. The work table allowed for holographic imagery but Kate rarely had use for it. The rest of the loft was the kitchen, the living area at the far end, and upstairs the mezzanine with futons and bookcases.
Kate and the others sat in the living area taking a moment before the next debrief. The News was on the wall mounted plasma, on mute but with captions. The two other members of the Intelligence Hub included Vidya Mistry, whose handle was Acid Burn. She was recruited only months ago at the beginning of what the team classified as their Third Case File. She has done well to adjust to the work even though her hours are limited between school and demands at home. The third and newest recruit was Jack Hughes, who went by GR44. A former military man who lost is left leg in combat. Hughes was mixed race with caramel tanned skin. Jack was average height, had a strong frame, stubble on his face and a small scar under his right eye. Friend of the team, super-scientist Tesla, introduced him to Kid Victory and after a while Victory brought the man in. Jack, being an adult, had more free time than the girls. He worked part time at Innovative Arts, was taking classes, and most of his free time was dedicated to helping the Guard.
“Okay troops, this is what is happening,” Kate started, “The second team of Kid Victory and Red Sprite are leading SubHuman, Araminta, Brown Widow, Water, Bravado, and El Hijo de la Bestia in the France operation. There has been a spike in Teiwaz activity through out parts of Europe. Or I should say a number of crimes have been blamed on the organization since we helped expose them. In recent months the group has become more bold. We do not know why,” Kate explained.
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