For a day, the House was filled with whispers, traitorous thoughts, and conspiracies. There hasn't been a war with another clan for almost 220 years, ever since the Isolation.
The Scavangers came to one conclusion rather quickly, though. A leader must be appointed. The clan, due to it's small size never had any kind of hierarchy, but now they needed someone that would have a decisive say in an argument.
So they talked a bit more loudly now. E_net4 and Anarion were the first to go for the position, but their support seemed rather unenthusiastic. After a short argument Amarth stepped up and was almost unanimously appointed as Head.
By the time evening was beginning to descend upon the windswept landscape, though no one really announced it out loud, a resolution to the situation was decided upon. Someone would die that day.
These remnants of Man now held a heated discussion on subjects that were unheard of since the Isolation and rare even before it. But though things nearly became violent, a ruling was made. Some voted silent, others spoke their mind aloud. And then. The Head stood up above the the others and announced aloud. His voice was quiet.
E_net4: Shingo, Amarth, Grim
It was never said aloud, but everyone knew these were the votings for who to be shot. And as the Head finished, everyone was silent. E_net4 did not move, he only stared at one point. A rifle was raised parallel to his head. He didn't see this, but he knew. And the rifle fired. And E_net4 fell to the ground. And a calm fell upon the Scavengers.
He was stripped in quiet, only the various life support machines embedded in the Scavengers whirred and clicked and beeped. And then they found the device again. The same that was on Nuk. And so it turned out that E_net 4 had stolen it.
But when they began to remove his bulk of hormone synthesizers, they noticed that his adrenaline unit showed signs of high workload very recently, at the time he was shot, but a long term adrenaline release, the kind that would happen when you decide to kill one of your own clan and then do as such, had not happened in years. This was shown by the fact that it had a crust of chemicals on the inside, showing that it has had very little work for a very long time that had a layer of fresh chemicals on it, which had not, however, cleared any of the old crust as a long-term release would do.
And then they knew they were wrong.
And they sat.
And then they heard a children's verse dating back to right after the End. It sounded like Anarion singing.
"White and Yellow danced across the land,
bothering my parents in their bed.
And when they had turned it all into sand,
we slept in the ditches after eating our dead."
And then... a gunshot.
E_net4: Shingo, Amarth, Grim
E_net4 was lynched, he was the Aer and then the Seer. He was connected to Anarion, who is now also dead and was a villager.
Mayor is Amarth.
And i would like your votes in PM, because that will make things clearer. Also, i'm just so use to people saying one thing and then doing another.
I already made an error counting the votes in this one.