The Dauntless Gambit

Table of Contents / Episodes

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Episode 1 – Series Premiere
Lights out
June 1, 2020
On a routine raid-and-interrogate assignment, Imperium agent Samantha Mori extracts an answer from her unwilling subject almost too implausible to believe. The information threatens not just her mission, but the empire itself.
Episode 2
I’m fine. It’s fine
June 1, 2020
Sometimes, coming down from a mission is the hardest part. With nothing but unknowns and orders to return home, Samantha is forced to leave her mission, and vendetta, on hold.
Episode 3
A bloody means to a greater end
June 4, 2020
The only thing harsher and more punishing than the Fringe planet of Dradari are the people who choose to live there… it’s the perfect place for the Red Kestrels to host their unlikely guest. A deal is struck between adversaries-turned-allies.
Episode 4
Do not let government life bring you down
June 8, 2020
It’s business as usual for Samantha. Having returned back to Kestris with nothing but bad data and more questions than answers, there’s a few adversary she must face: bureaucracy.
Episode 5
Okay. How do we want to do this?
June 11, 2020
A secret, off-the-books back alley meeting. All the cloak-and-dagger Samantha has come to expect as a 5E agent. The audience for this meeting, though, that’s a new one.
Episode 6
Just the comforting void of nothingness
June 15, 2020
Samantha has to come to terms with her new mission. While planning a path toward the future, her past comes knocking.
Episode 7
Time to disappear
June 18, 2020
Samantha’s mind is set; it’s time to take action and there’s no argument and no person who can dissuade her. Pack a bag, throw on a jacket, and she’s gone. Or is she?
Episode 8
Better luck next time
June 22, 2020
It was supposed to be a routine job, a simple bag and tag bounty. All Decker wants is to get the package back to his ship, the Matilda, and to get off of Talius to collect his payment. Is that too much to ask? Apparently so.
Episode 9
Some good, some bad. Some real bad
June 25, 2020
Finding the right help is never easy. When you’re an covert agent on the run looking for a way off planet, about to be disavowed and your face added to the Imperium’s most-wanted lists, it’s almost impossible. It’s time for Samantha to consult her list; not that list, the other list.
Episode 10
One big job. Easy money
June 29, 2020
Busted ship. Wounded arm. Ruined pride. Decker is scraping both the bottom of his confidence and his bank accounts. Life on the Matilda was supposed to free him; it hasn’t freed him from anything. He just needs one break, one chance to get back on his feet. Then, a message appears.
Episode 11
The fleet marshal sends his thanks
July 2, 2020
Renic’s final day as a 5E agent is coming near. He’s done what Gallow has asked, just one more task to complete before making his final report. Helping orchestrate the downfall of the empire is a dirty job, but someone’s gotta do it.
Episode 12
A merciless, infinite pull
July 6, 2020
Enter: Gallow.

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