In the Beginning
The day began like any other. The caravan awakening, breaking our fast, and setting out on our chosen path. But there all similarities end. We were met with bullets and explosions just shy of our destination and with that came blood and death and many lives were lost.
Though, through fate or through luck or through what you will, we were saved by the good samaritians of Vila Libre. A question was asked and aide requested. Now we have choices to make. Perhaps lives to save. We wander about town, asking our questions, buying our gear, and in the end we chose to be the Heroes.
So the five of us set out upon our chosen path.
A ghoul, Louise, whose attitude reflects the life they are forced to live, bitter and resentful of those who believe that ghouls belong beneath us, though I know the truth to be opposite. Ghouls, like any human, often prove to be most valuable of given the chance.
A super mutant, Marty Graw, the first I have ever met but have found that he is more likely to aid a traveler in trouble than most of us ever would. Perhaps he is unique, but I would like to believe differently.
A robot dog, Able, that has proven to be smarter than the average human. Very pragmatic and straight forward. Again, a first, and I look forward to getting better acquainted.
A yoa goi, Chance, something many look at fear but for me is a source of joy, a friend that came to me in my darkest hour.
And then me, Serena. A human.
I should feel out of place. I should feel like I do not belong. At least that is how it usually works when I find I must travel with companions. But for the first time in my many travels I find that this is not the case. Even with all their quirks and oddities, I find that what most would consider freaks or experiments are more human than most humans with whom my path has crossed.
But then again, our time has just begun. Perhaps this will change. Or perhaps, for a time, I will have some sort of a family. United through choice. And what will be our first adventure? Will we survive it? And what new thing will we learn in this world that has been changed, altered, corrupted by the foolishness of man?