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Kaspar Danko

A career military man, headhunted by Justin Teng after the better part of a lifetime spent fighting peacekeeper action bush wars around the globe. He'd spent most of those years watching his government try - and generally fail - in its self-appointed role of world cop while its own cities burned and its own citizens ate dog food out of cans in neighbourhoods where only the language of the graffiti on the bullet-marked walls was just about the visible evidence that this wasn't Mogadishu or downtown Baranquilla.

Better to first set your own house in order, Danko finally figured, before you earn the right to start explaining the rules of civilisation to others. And the pay's a lot better, too.

The wide boulevards and gleaming corporate castles of Havalynd are a long way from the smoking pyres of far away battlefields, but distance is only a matter of perspective, and the rules of tribal warfare are the same all over. Once you understand that, you begin to wonder just how much progress we've made since we were smashing in each other skulls with the jawbone of an ass.

According to the Praetorians' glossy recruitment brochures and shiny new website, Danko is officially below Linklater in the hierarchy, but that's just public relations spin. It looks better, everyone knows, to have an ex-cop in charge of a law enforcement operations rather than a career military jarhead. So Linklater gives the press conferences and takes the flak, but it's Danko who really calls the shots.

Police officer or peacekeeper, which is more suited to life on the streets of modern San Paro? For Danko, it's a no brainer; Justin Teng talks about protecting communities and winning hearts & minds, while Danko thinks in terms of demarcation lines distinguishing safe havens and free fire zones.

He's given several pounds of flesh, seen good friends die and bled out more pints of his own blood than he wants to think about in the service of his country, in protecting the gangbanger trash out there in the hotspot districts of San Paro. He figures he's earned the right not to have any illusions about what the situation really is.

Teng's an interfering civilian asshole, but a corporate suit interfering civilian asshole is really no different from the political variety that a career soldier like Danko has been used to dealing with. The SPPD has its uses, and there's still plenty of good people in its ranks, but they're fighting a battle where the rules have changed.

This is war, pure and simple. Fuck law enforcement. Fuck peacekeeping. San Paro's waging civil war with itself.

Havalynd is the green zone. Establish internal security there. Establish a secure perimeter, and then start moving out into enemy-held territory in the rest of the city. Street by street, district by district, Danko and his Praetorians are going do the job they're being paid to do; save San Paro from itself and win the city back.

Unlocks Contact

STANDING & REWARDS

Standing required: 0

No Unlocks for this level

Standing required: 17,550

Unlocks the following items: Category Cost Rating Faction
Flower Stocking (High, L) Clothing $ 0
Flower Stocking (High, R) Clothing $ 0
Flower Stocking (Low, L) Clothing $ 0
Flower Stocking (Low, R) Clothing $ 0
Ankle Boots Clothing $ 0
Bomber Jacket Clothing $ 0
Vinyl Sleeveless Shirt Clothing $ 0
Skull-buckle Belt Clothing $ 0
OCA-EW 626.3 "Red Dawn" Weapons $ 30

Standing required: 17,550

Unlocks the following items: Category Cost Rating Faction
Kevlar Implants 3 Modifications $ 40

Standing required: 18,525

Unlocks the following items: Category Cost Rating Faction
"Death Jacks" Thigh-friendly Sheath Clothing $ 0
"Death Jacks" Silver Deputy Badge Clothing $ 0
"Death Jacks" Hip Scarf Clothing $ 0
"Death Jacks" Belt Clothing $ 0
"Death Jacks" Bomber Jacket Clothing $ 0
"Death Jacks" Docklands Boots Clothing $ 0
"Death Jacks" Over-knee (L) Clothing $ 0
"Death Jacks" Over-knee (R) Clothing $ 0
"Death Jacks" Glovelette (L) Clothing $ 0
"Death Jacks" Glove (R) Clothing $ 0
"Death Jacks" Riotwear Silk Do-rag Clothing $ 0
"Death Jacks" T Clothing $ 0
"Death Jacks" Short Shorts Clothing $ 0
"Death Jacks" Graphene Stockings (L) Clothing $ 0
"Death Jacks" Graphene Stockings (R) Clothing $ 0
"7-Sins" Riotwear Armband Clothing $ 0
"7-Sins" Comm Clothing $ 0
"7-Sins" Starpig Knife Holster Clothing $ 0
"7-Sins" Belt Clothing $ 0
"7-Sins" Shades Clothing $ 0
"7-Sins" Toxic Wasteland Boots Clothing $ 0
"7-Sins" Bandana of Honor Clothing $ 0
"7-Sins" White Gold Dog Tags Clothing $ 0
"7-Sins" Dollar Ring (Index, L) Clothing $ 0
"7-Sins" Leather Brassards (L) Clothing $ 0
"7-Sins" Skull Ring (Middle, R) Clothing $ 0
"7-Sins" Garnet Ring (Ring, L) Clothing $ 0
"7-Sins" Contraband Claw Earring Clothing $ 0
"7-Sins" Oligarchs' Watch Clothing $ 0
"7-Sins" T-shirt of Wrath Clothing $ 0
"7-Sins" Deluxe Conflikt Combats Clothing $ 0
"7-Sins" Undercover Underwear Clothing $ 0
Fox Eyes Symbols $ 0
The Starpig Minipig Symbols $ 0
Fox Eyes Unlocks $ 0
The Starpig Minipig Unlocks $ 0
NFAS-12c "Red Star V3" Weapons $ 30

Standing required: 19,500

No Unlocks for this level

Standing required: 20,475

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Barbell (Eyebrow, R) Clothing $ 0
Knee-high Work Boots Clothing $ 0
Leather Choker Clothing $ 0
Skull Pendant Clothing $ 0
Tutu Clothing $ 0
Underwire Bustier Clothing $ 0
Leather Ankle Boots Clothing $ 0
Leather Blazer Clothing $ 0
Wide Studded Belt Clothing $ 0
DMR-SD III "Assassin 5Zero R3" Weapons $ 30

Standing required: 20,475

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STAR 556 III "Spider" Weapons $ 30

Standing required: 21,450

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OBIR.3 "Desert Storm Mk-III" Weapons $ 30

Standing required: 21,450

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ALIG 762 "Commando 76Two R3" Weapons $ 30

Standing required: 23,400

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Joker SR15 Carbine: Gunrunner EX-II Weapons $ 30
Level Activity
10

One of the most important things to understand on the battlefield is when to change up your role. LMG's, for example, can be for suppression and direct fire. Try it out. Kill 3 Criminals with an LMG.

Kill 3 Criminals with Light Machine Guns.

Missions
THE CHOP SHOP SHOW
CEO SHOWDOWN
G AND G
HIGH POWERED MICROWAVES
SOME CONVENIENT PROOF
THE FAST AND THE INCARCERATED
MIA VICE
INTELLIGENCE GATHERING
COLD CASE CHECK UP
PINEAPPLE COCKTAIL
LONNY DORENGO IS CRAZY
CASH ON THE CURB
PRESS ON PRAETORIAN
FIRE AND BRIMSTONE
BOOKIE ON THE RUN
BUGS AND DRUGS
INTERNAL AFFAIRS
UNDERCOVER RUNNER
CHEMICAL WARFARE
COVER UP
DARING DEEDS
EXPLOSIVE MATERIAL
BUGGING OUT
CARD-HACK ARREST
POLITICAL FAVOR
DIAL-A-DETONATOR
HEARTS AND MINDS
TOP COP CHOP-SHOP SHOCK
DEFUSING THE SITUATION
RAID AND RECOVERY
ON THE FENCE
SEEK AND DEFUSE
PICKUP PICK-UP
PAINTING THE APOCOLYPSE
FEELING INSECURE
SAFEHOUSE CALLS
URANIUM IS SHOWING
THREATENING CALLS
IMMIGRANT STORY
Subject
Congrats

You have won a tradeable AMG-556 'Medusa'

Level Subject
2 Media evaluation

Well, you seem to know what you're doing. I guess that's something. Still too many rookies in this organization, and not enough people experienced with being in harm's way.

We'll turn it round eventually. I didn't spend twenty years getting shot at in hotspots all 'round the world for nothing.

This city WILL be pacified, and its insurgent elements rooted out. It's just a matter of time, and of applying the right people to the right situations.

That's where you come in, I'm hoping.

Appreciate all you're doing,

K. Danko

Executive Operations Commander

Praetorian Security Corp.

4 Situation briefing

Bad enough we're fighting the criminal insurgents and the media, but now we've got to worry about attacks from inside our own ranks?

Yes, I'm talking about that Choi woman. I thought Mr. Teng brought her onto the team strictly for PR purposes, to keep the do-gooders and liberal hand-wringers onside, but now she actually thinks she's supposed to have input into our ops planning.

You learn how to win wars out in the field, not by sitting on fundraising committees and handing out cookies to underprivileged children. She should stick to what she's best at, and let us do our jobs.

Keep the faith,

K. Danko

Executive Operations Commander

Praetorian Security Corp.

6 Report: Choi

Picking up signs that Mr. Teng's starting to take an interest in what you're doing for us. He's one of the shrewdest and smartest men I've worked with, but a difficult man to figure out. Just remember that, if you ever do get some face time with him.

I've spent a career taking orders from civilian politicians, and he's way above that league. He's not just some bored rich guy playing at saving the world either. He's in this for something, but I just haven't figured out what it is yet.

Power? Prestige? Even more wealth?

Hell, maybe he even is some rich do-gooder, but one with the vision to make the tough calls that are going to get the job done.

He's an interesting guy, that's for sure.

Keep your powder dry,

Danko

8 Intel - subject: you

Picking up signs that Mr. Teng's starting to take an interest in what you're doing for us. He's one of the shrewdest and smartest men I've worked with, but a difficult man to figure out. Just remember that, if you ever do get some face time with him.

I've spent a career taking orders from civilian politicians, and he's way above that league. He's not just some bored rich guy playing at saving the world either. He's in this for something, but I just haven't figured out what it is yet.

Power? Prestige? Even more wealth?

Hell, maybe he even is some rich do-gooder, but one with the vision to make the tough calls that are going to get the job done.

He's an interesting guy, that's for sure.

Keep your powder dry,

Danko

10 Strategy for success

Linklater's been sounding off again, complaining about me breaking the chain of command and going over his head to Teng.

Keep writing your complaint memos, Saul, and all that other bureaucratic bullshit you learned in the SPPD.

Meanwhile, me and my people, with Mr. Teng's full approval, will get on with the business of winning this thing the best way we know how.

Linklater's a fine tactical commander, but he still thinks like a cop. Teng didn't hire me and my people for nothing. We're what this organization is all about. Saul, Choi and the rest of them are just the decorative wrapping.

Semper Fi,

Danko