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Justin Teng

It was after the Silver Street Massacre that Justin Teng went to his fellow CEOs of the Havalynd corporations with his proposal. He had always known something like that was going to happen sooner or later. He was just waiting for the sight of bodybags being carried away from a cavalcade of burning limos to shock those that mattered into giving him what he was looking for.

Teng had a reputation as a blue sky thinker, a visionary who can see what's coming round the corner long before most others can even know there's a corner ahead. Teng made his fortune in stock market investments, leading the way for the Smart Money to follow on afterwards. Now he keeps the offshore accounts topped up with consultancy work for various global corporations, giving them the insider information - the stock markets, social trends, political developments - on what the future holds. His predictions aren't 100%, but they're close enough to justify the multi million dollar fees his services command.

Teng thinks outside the envelope; is prepared to think the unthinkable, unhampered - his critics say - by conventional concerns such as morality and social responsibility. Now Teng's seen the future of San Paro, and has told the rest of the corporate brotherhood what lies in store.

San Paro, as it stands at the moment, is fucked. The SPPD - under-manned, under-funded, under pressure - struggles to cope with the rising tide of crime and lawlessness. In a few short years, it won't be able to cope at all, and San Paro will descend into anarchy.

Anarchy isn't good. Anarchy is bad for business. Clearly, something has to be done about this.

The Havalynd corporations, from their point of view, already prop up the inefficient and malfunctioning SPPD with the corporate taxes they pay to the city government, and - frankly - aren't about to bail out that same malfunctioning and inefficient organisation with additional charity hand-outs any time soon. Teng's blue-sky thinking has come up with another answer, though, one provided by Mayor Derren's City Security Act. The city's police force can't deal with the problem, then perhaps a privately-funded alternative police force can. After all, San Paro's founding fathers were humble river traders following the principles of private enterprise, so why not allow private enterprise to succeed where public service is so clearly failing?

(Teng's critics are quick to point out that Teng volunteered his services to the mayoral think-tank committee that came up with the City Security Act solution to the city's crime problem. So is he merely taking advantage of events, or was this so-called 'visionary' manipulating them in his own favour all along, in order to achieve the circumstances he needed?)

And that's how the Praetorians were born, a corporate-funded private police force based in Havalynd, but already spreading out into the rest of the city. Critics say the corporations should stay out of law enforcement. Teng says that the corporations are just doing what any other civic-minded citizen is now empowered to do; actively contributing to the public good in San Paro.

Critics say it's big business fascism by stealth; the SPPD, for all its faults, is accountable to the people. Who are the Praetorians accountable to, and why is it only the wealthiest areas of the city the ones so far accorded the most Praetorian protection? Teng says the Praetorians are there to support the SPPD, not supplant it. By taking up the law enforcement burden in certain areas, it's allowing the brave men and women of the SPPD, with their limited resources but dedicated commitment to protect and serve, to concentrate where they're needed most, in some of the city's most troubled districts. In time, though, once the Praetorians have gained the necessary experience, he hopes they'll be able to work hand-in-hand with the SPPD in bringing order back to those same districts. Once that's done, the Praetorians will be disbanded, their purpose over.

Critics say that's it's all just one big vanity project for Teng; the skinny high school maths dweeb, commanding his own private army and posing for publicity shots with his own specially-chosen cadre of suspiciously photogenic Praetorian bodyguards. Teng just smiles, and tells his PA to confirm that latest interview request with Effigy magazine.

Teng is the public face of the Praetorians, descending from his ivory tower to sell himself as a man of the people. The kid from one of the rougher neighbourhoods of Midtown, whose parents owned a grocery store and who could only afford to send him to City College. The guy who fought his way up to the top using the kind of smarts and initiative that made San Paro what it is, and now the guy who just wants to give something back to his city in its hour of need.

That's what he says in public. And in private? Who knows what Justin Teng really thinks, or really wants?

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Level Activity
15

I value results more than anyone else you'll ever meet. I want people that can turn a failure into a success. I'm not sure I want you, though. Convince me. Become MVP once and we'll talk more.

Be MVP Once.

15

Big data is information that's so huge in complexity that you can't process it by traditional means. I've been looking into it and the Praetorians are generating interesting values. Kill 15 Criminals in a streak. Let's make a statistical anomaly.

Reach a Kill Streak of 15.

15

Some floor trader was on his phone, talking about his latest trade. It sounded like a short term win that'd lose in the long run. Are you a good long term investment? Let's see. Win MVP 3 times in a row and we'll see.

Get MVP 3 in a row.

15

I have a selection of high profile operatives in my portfolio. I'm thinking of expanding said portfolio. Win 5 missions in a row and we'll see about advancing your status in the& portfolio.

Win 5 missions in a row.

15

More Praetorians are getting killed than are killing. Change that. hit a kill streak of 5.

Achieve a Kill Streak of 5.

Missions
THE CHOP SHOP SHOW
DIRTY BUSINESS
SOME CONVENIENT PROOF
THE HIDDEN MENACE
INTELLIGENCE GATHERING
COLD CASE CHECK UP
PINEAPPLE COCKTAIL
LONNY DORENGO IS CRAZY
CASH ON THE CURB
FIRE AND BRIMSTONE
BOOKIE ON THE RUN
BUGS AND DRUGS
INTERNAL AFFAIRS
UNDERCOVER RUNNER
COVER UP
DARING DEEDS
EXPLOSIVE MATERIAL
BUGGING OUT
CARD-HACK ARREST
POLITICAL FAVOR
DIAL-A-DETONATOR
BANG FOR YOUR BUCK
CAUGHT 'NAPPING
MANILA VICE
DEFUSING THE SITUATION
RAID AND RECOVERY
ON THE FENCE
SEEK AND DEFUSE
PICKUP PICK-UP
PAINTING THE APOCOLYPSE
DIVIDE AND CONQUER
FEELING INSECURE
SAFEHOUSE CALLS
URANIUM IS SHOWING
THREATENING CALLS
IMMIGRANT STORY
FORT KNOX HARD KNOCKS
CONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM
Subject
Biography: Corporations

Corporation is perception. That's why some corporations are so visible. Hungry? There's a TastyBurger on every corner. Thirsty? Why not pick up a refreshing can of Boomer or Agent Orange, with their new improved flavours? Horny? The third series of 'Prison Farm' starts tonight at 8pm on Pattern 3. Or maybe 'In the Flesh' on WP Unleashed, or 'My Daughter's Keeper' on Daybreak. You have choice; the illusion of choice.

Modern life is a complicated business. But you're animals; you like food and warmth, security and sex. They sit in high towers and they study you, like lab-rats. They are chemists and physicists, expert in the science of suppression.

Is the world making you nervous? Then don't think about it. Distraction is a part of the game. You don't want genocide or famine. You want misery on a scale you can understand, that's non-fatal, that's happening to someone else.

Don't worry about payment. They've arranged that too. All you have to do is turn up on your hamster wheel, same time every morning, try not to get shot on the way in. AnsaCredit, Best Global, one of them will handle the details.

These are the names you'll hear, but there are corporations that would rather not be visible at all. Argo Systems, DDS, Stonewell. Their market isn't you. Defence accounted for nearly 40% of the national budget. Tax dollars fed into a voracious machine. Not just tax dollars. If the gangs want weapons, they can have them. That mess on the ground is made of money; let the whole place burn. Granger can pick up the contracts, build it all again with more tax dollars. No, you've never heard of them, but you're paying their rent, and they fashion the bullets that will end your lives.

And if you do get shot, they've got drugs. Don't worry, it's all paid for. Tax dollars through the health programs, prescription payments from you. Take your medicine, trace it back; Lindochem, Daitoda, more quiet ones, hiding in high towers.

You want to hear the news. Put it on; it's always the same. The government every bit as obedient as the people, so there are good guys and bad guys; the whole pantomime rolls on into forever.

Predators, they only turn on one another when there's not enough food. But there's always enough food; pliant and self-replicating, and with nowhere to run.

Not predators. They look after you, feed you, clothe you, entertain you.

All masks, all part of the game. A game that predates civilisation, predates humanity. And the one thing that makes this game uniquely human; they hunt their own. You are the prey. Coming ready or not.

Biography: Sungnyemun Auto

Sungnyemun Auto

Sungnyemun Auto is a South Korean manufacturing company that specializes in luxury automobiles. A division of the Bangeojin Honam Automotive Group, it has headquarters in Seoul and international headquarters in Washington DC. Historically, the company grew out of the Namdaemun Engineering and Fabrication Company founded by Ryu Yong-sung in 1948, which specialized in precision engineering, particularly 'seamless' casting and machining components from experimental alloys. From these beginnings, the Sungnyemun Motor Company was inaugurated in 1965, and in 1969 the company began selling cars in the United States and much of central Europe. Such was their success, Sungnyemun Auto now runs the world's second largest auto-manufacturing facility in Incheon, where in excess of 1.1 million units are fabricated every year. Several of these technically innovative models have been consistently awarded "Best in Class" by Corporate Auto magazine over the last five years. Since 2002, Sungnyemun has been a worldwide official sponsor of the IFL World Championships and, closer to home, sponsored the away strip of the San Paro Wildcats in 2007.

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Level Subject
2 MEMO - Justin Teng

Just a quick note to offer you my thanks for dealing with the recent situation I was forced to leave in your lap.

I just wish we had more people as capable as you are proving to be. It's unfortunate that situations like that have not been contained at a lower executive level. However it is left to me to make the decisions, and to you to pick up the pieces.

So, again, many thanks. I hope we'll be working together again soon.

Justin Teng

President and CEO, Praetorian Security Corp.

6 A personal message from Justin Teng.

Many apologies for not being able to thank you in person for all your recent efforts on our behalf. Please rest assured that I continue to personally monitor the progress of all our organization's most valued employees and freelance contractors, and that your recent successes have not gone unnoticed.

With your help, the Praetorians are fast becoming this city's premier CSA-licensed private law enforcement agency, and are well on course to deal with San Paro's current crime problems.

I extend to you my most sincere thanks.

Justin Teng

President and CEO, Praetorian Security Corp.

9 From the desk of Justin Teng.

Wonderful to meet you recently, and - as ever - reassuring to know that there are so many of us within the ranks of the Praetorians dedicated to solving this city's problems, and to restoring order to the streets of San Paro.

This city needs us, now more than ever, and I'm confident that the San Paro we'll leave to our children will be a far better place than the one that has been left for us to deal with.

Please be assured your continued efforts in the service of this organization do not go unnoticed.

Justin Teng

President and CEO, Praetorian Security Corp.

12 CONFIDENTIAL

Once again I call on your services, and once again I thank you your speedy and uncompromising resolution of the matter.

And, once again, I find myself wondering about the failings further down our chain of command that allowed this matter to have to come to my attention in the first place.

It's already trying enough, having to mediate in the daily bickering between the ex-military and ex-police factions in the organization, without having to deal with this too.

Naturally, I trust you'll keep these remarks in the private confidence in which they were made.

Many thanks,

Justin Teng

15 Invitation - from Justin Teng

I have a favor to ask you. I'm hosting a private dinner at the Primo club soon. Nothing formal - just a few Havalynd corporation CEOs, representatives from the Mayor's Office and City Council and one or two interested parties from other senior CSA agencies and the media.

Our regular purpose is to discuss the city's crime problem, and it occurs to me that it would be useful to have a 'street-side view' of the issues, from someone expertly qualified in dealing with them. Would you be interested in attending and giving the benefit of your experience to my friends and colleagues?

In anticipation,

Justin Teng