SCARIENS vs THE MARINES
Government officials are prepared for Scariens performance
RICHMOND ~ wEakLy wHiRL kNEwZ has discovered that the Scarien Liberation Army (SLA) will hold a secret conference on June 3rd. The conference will coincide with Operation True-X, an urban warfare "training exercise" scheduled to commence on the same day. The SLA conference also coincides with a rare public performance by Scariens, according to the group's official website.
Scariens, a combo specializing in "traditional ancient Scarien melodies", is believed to be closely associated with the mysterious Scarien Cult. The cult, which believes that Richmond is the center of the universe, claims to trace its origins to an alien planet. Scholars of astrology speculate that June 3rd may have some special significance to the obscure cult. Security experts fear that cult members may invade Richmond to participate in the SLA conference and Scariens performance.
City Hall insiders have verified that the U.S. Marines will begin Operation True-X on June 3rd to thwart any SLA plans to agitate citizens. Security experts insist that the SLA possesses advanced mind control technology and warn that the radical organization is a threat to the American way of life. Sources indicate that 400 Marines will be deployed to an area near Humphrey J's Dine and Dance Lounge where the Scariens are to appear on June 3rd.
A payphone interview with an SLA advisor named Miztah Skaree revealed that the organization is prepared for a conflict with the Marines. Skaree claims the SLA will use telepathic ultra waves to mezzmerize the Marines, disrupting their pre-programmed mental functions, if soldiers attempt to intervene in Scarien activities. Allegations that the SLA owns dangerous mind control weapons were denied. According to Skaree, the organization merely utilizes advanced deprogramming techniques.
"Their primitive weapons are of no consequence to the Scarien Liberation Army," Miztah Skaree told wEakLy wHiRL kNEwZ.
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