Rick Wu was born to a low-class immigrant family in Seattle. He was raised like so many others in the Little Asia neighborhood of Tacoma, and unlike many others he refused to join up with one of the gangs. Instead, Rick focused on school and got a good …
When Ruibai Dong was just a kid, he was discovered by a then-middle-aged Rick Wu. As a technomancer, Ruibai should have been ostracized and even sold to one of the megacorps for a profit. But instead, Rick decided to take a chance on the young boy.
The gangster known as Black Dog was born in Seattle, one of the thousands of SINless kids born in the Little Asia district every year. He was too small to be intimidating, and too stupid to be good at school. But he fell in with the EIghty Eights anyway …
Mistress Xiao (xiao is a Cantonese word for "tiny") would be pushed to the outskirts of any other triad organization. Fortunately for her, her father is the lodgemaster of the Eighty Eights and he is very progressive.
Unlike most of the Eighty Eights, …
Most people tend to think of elves as being highborn, aristocratic, and snobby. Vixen's mother was an whorish alcoholic who put out cigarettes on her baby. Her story doesn't really develop until she's 12 years old and first appears on the street as a …