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The urchins of the city struggled to survive on the streets of the city, but a few of them had prospered. Tepic Harlequin had been prowling New Babbage for years and had helped the urchins of the city to thrive, finding safe havens for the impoverished children and new jobs. One of his newest ideas was to create a dry goods and storage facility in an abandoned warehouse that no one else was using.
His prosperity had caught the attention of those with designs for the city.
Tepic Harlequin and some of the urchins are gathered at his Dry Goods warehouse when suddenly they are attacked by several men, who are being led by a man wearing a formal blue suit.
Only a few days later, Cyan Rayna’s candy shop is also attacked by the nefarious men with no warning, and a woman continues her personal investigation.
The urchins see the Man in Blue’s vessel approaching the Vole, but the attack goes in the other direction. While the urchins watch, a portion of the city is destroyed and sinks into the canal
The urchins begin a hunt to track down the bombers vessel and finally discover it. When they do, they have a bomb ready to finish their reign of destruction once and for all.
*The Boat is Spotted! by Tepic Harlequin
*The Underwater Odyssey by Tepic Harlequin
*The Wrong Boat by Tepic Harlequin
*August 3 – Matters in Their Own Hands by Bookworm Hienrichs
*A Brief Intrerview by Dee Wells
Tepic Harlequin discovers the Man in Blue at his home and receives a warning
Bookworm Hienrichs, who had been investigating the destruction is visited by the Man in Blue with yet another bomb. She valiantly tries to resist with her friend Mariah Lahfier, but her home is destroyed.
*Aug. 8 – End of a Haven (Part 1) by Bookworm Hienrichs
*Aug. 8 – End of a Haven (Part 2) by Bookworm Hienrichs
*Aug. 8 – End of a Haven (Part 3) by Bookworm Hienrichs
*House-B-Gone by Bookworm Hienrichs
Tepic Harlequin encounters the Man in Blue once again, while Bookworm Hienrichs discovers that her injuries from the attack have made her deaf, possibly permanently.
Myrtil Igaly calls an important meeting of the urchins to plan and be prepared now that they had lost so many resources
*Myrtil’s Gathering – Jobs, Bombers, and Food by Beryl Strifeclaw
Tepic Harlequin is on the run from the Man in Blue, knowing now that he is a target of the Man’s employer.
Eloise Winchester, the woman who had been conducting her own private investigation, is dragged into a battle with one of the Man in Blue’s mechanical minions known as The Steam Hare.
The urchins and Eloise try to get what information they can from the destroyed head of the Steam Hare.
Tepic Harlequin is surrounded and captured on a trolley and is taken to the villains submersible. He is not alone, as there are several other prisoners, one of whom is a friend of his.
Tepic Harlequin initiates an escape along with the other captured heroes, but loses something dear…
The prisoners struggle to escape the Man in Blue as they fall one by one before his unending pursuit.
Beryl Strifeclaw and Tepic Harlequin make it to the shore outside Babbage, but Tepic cannot return to the city and goes on a journey, saying he cannot return until he is whole again.
*Rescue and a Decision by Tepic Harlequin