While Matt Bowen and his Grex Luporum team close in on their target in Slovakia, Hank Foss has a different set of problems.
A hotbed of unrest, rampant crime, and political violence, Phoenix has plenty for a Triarii Infantry Section to do. Especially when a narco capo starts forming his own revolutionary movement.
But things can always get worse.
The power grid goes down. Desperation mounts. Chaos intensifies. Blackouts bring coordinated attacks. The system grinds to a violent halt.
And the only source of help might be a Trojan Horse.
Because the People’s Republic of China only offers aid with strings attached…
With Crimson Star, we take a step back in time to events contemporaneous with Escalation. We get to see just how bad things have gotten Stateside. And we get to see the…event…first hand.