arrival of preliminary scouts, here in the East (in Jamestown, Virginia) to find the city’sweakest spots. To make sure that the heroes come to Jamestown, Chibuzo encodes a spellof aggression and paranoia in to the telepathic message. He figures that the heroes willarrive, assume that the other heroes are Western scouts, and begin to fight.He sends the message throughout the world, but these heroes are the first torespond:
: When he receives the telepathic message, Omari is in the middle of a battle witha U.S. tank. It seems an insane veteran has stolen the tank from a local Army base, andtaken the tank in to the city streets. The tank is firing rounds, blowing up buildings, etc.Omari rips the tank apart, and heads for Jamestown.
: When Oya receives the message, she is in the Ile Ife or “Godspace,” a spiritualdimension above our own. She is in the middle of short sword practice; her husband(Shango) is her opponent. It’s a rough practice. The two combatants are using earth-shattering powers against each other, when Oya abruptly stops. She has an uneasy sensethat something is afoot back in the mortal realm. So, with a kiss to her betrothed, she’s off to investigate; promising to contact Shango if she needs any help.
: A group of criminals has just robbed a bank. They have murdered dozens of people. They are dressed in full body armor, firing machine guns at the police. Amazulaarrives on the scene. She is dressed in a long overcoat that covers her costume. Shecalmly walks in to the line of fire and orders the crooks to drop their weapons. The policehold their fire for a moment. But the crooks fire their guns, riddling her body with bullets.Amazula falls to the ground in a smoking heap. The criminals laugh—until she gets up.Amazula tears off the now-shredded overcoat, and pulls out a large sword. She makes