[November 12th, 2015]
In the vast, busy city of New York, all seemed well and normal. The streets buzzed with cars, people talking nice walks, places to be, people to see. One of these seemingly innocent civilians was a young, 13 year old boy, in the back seat of a minivan. He wore only a red beanie and a ragged brown leather jacket worn by his father...before he was killed in a shooting. The boy was too young to really remember, though he now had to grow up without a father, only his caring, protective, hard working mother. Speaking of which, his mom was driving him back home from school, along with his little sister sitting to the right of him. They stopped by a very lucky sight before doing so; a ReGen Inc. announcement. A big panel was set up in the park, a huge army of reporters, photographers and bloggers of all sorts were gathered in front of a podium. Behind the podium was a large screen, showing an animated video of an earth moving, looping the animation until needed other wise.
Suddenly, the huge screen went black, and faded into a video of a young, blonde, blue eyed girl running towards his mother in a grass field. She jumped in her arms, laughing and happy. The camera moved towards the girl's face, showing that her left eye was blue, while the right one was green and glowing. She then put her hands up to touch the sky, creating a mini earth between her thumb and index finger, and the video soon morphed into ReGen Inc's popular billboard. A woman in a white trench coat then walked up to the podium, coughing and smiling at the crowd. The reporters went wild. The woman was middle aged, Caucasian, and donned curly red hair. She had an almost angelic aura, and she was very recognizable from the other ReGen advertisements. The crowd finally calmed down, and the woman spoke; "Hello everybody! I am vice president of ReGen Inc, Vanessa Gwennyth!" the crowd clapped and quickly bombarded Vanessa with questions, the most common being "Vanessa! What is ReGen's special announcement?" or "What will you do about the growing Meta Criminal threat, and Titan!" Vanessa slightly laughed and motioned her hands for the crowd to settle down. "All your questions will be asked momentarily, but before that..." she said before pressing a button on a clean, white remote in her hand. The screen behind her then showed a picture of an odd device, an antenna of sorts (or a radio dish) attached to an alien looking box. "I am proud to introduce ReGen's latest and greatest invention, the MetaTracker!" she said. The crowd gasped, some clapped. The screen then switched to an informational animation, showing a group of male and female figures much like those shown on the bathrooms. A green circle then surrounds one of them, then another, and now a spread out few are being shown tracked by the new device. "With ReGen's new MetaTracker, we can find every Meta Human and possible Meta Human within the entire city! Or at least, we hope to have it go that far. As of now it can only track as far as a small town. With the use of multiple Trackers, and possibly upgrading our current ones, we can track Meta Humans as far as the entire world!" she explained, some growing silent and others clapping. One reporter quickly stood up and said "Vanessa, why exactly do you wish to track all these Meta Humans anyway? They are citizens just like us, we don't go around 'tracking' regular human citizens now do we?!?" he angrily exclaimed, as a few others soon bombarded Vanessa with agreements to the man and other questions. Vanessa's expression changed to that of 'annoyed' and looked at the man with a death stare. "We don't seek malicious purposes with this device, we accept Meta Humans as much as the next one does. But you must understand that the growing Meta Criminal menace is too large for the simple M.C.S.D to handle, we need to evolve and upgrade just as the enemy has! Not only that, but soon registration will be as easy as a click of a button with this new technology!" she explained, as the crowd then threw more and more questions to Vanessa as ever, and cameras clicked and blinded everyone around.
Vanessa then motioned her hands for silence, and slightly answered very few questions. Suddenly, a loud scream was heard, almost like a painful bending metal. The screeching sound got louder and louder, until everybody in the vicinity ducked in fear as their ears were painfully attacked by the screeching sound. Gun shots were then heard, as people were seen chaotically scurrying around in fear and then...an explosion. Not just any explosion, this one was...strange, purple, and emitted a loud, low pitched sound much like a whale, drowning out the painful screech.
The news was chaotic, thousands of reports on the speculated Titan terrorist attack. Though the speculation was soon to be reality, as more and more clues and footage were shown on the television screens in every American household. "Hello, my name is Brianna Lindell" said the woman in black on the right, "And I'm Mason Montez" continued the man on the left in a gray suit. "Today was a tragic and chaotic day for New Yorkers, as Central Park was seemingly attacked by the terrorist group Titan while Vanessa Gwennyth was making a huge announcement for ReGen Inc, a Meta Human Tracker" said the woman, while footage of Vanessa at her conference and an image of the MetaTracker were shown. "It truly is tragic, the culprits have been confirmed to be a man named Denvar Monard, a Meta that was presumed dead 3 months ago in his last attack on the Chicago "Flying Man" memorial" explained Mason, followed up by footage of a man of African descent and a white tank top holding his hands up to a group of police men as they broke down in seizures of sorts as purple lightning connected from Denvar's hands to their heads, followed with the footage being cut with the same large purple explosion. "Other proven culprits are Samantha BelReese and her grandson, Sebastian BelReese, as they were both seen walking their supposed leader, Titan himself to the conference, following with gunshots" he said, following it up with a blurry image of a short, elderly woman with curly grey hair of Spanish descent and a boy in his mid 20's wearing a black hoodie, also of Spanish descent. In between them was a blurry image of Titan, a tall, grey being of piercings, chains, metallic skin and spiked metal hair. "Other suspects include-" said Brianna, before being interrupted by someone talking into her ear piece. "Oh...It's appears that another proven suspect is Idris Nianca, a woman from Italy who was reported missing 4 weeks ago when she killed a large amount of people at her Ex-boyfriend's wedding..." A screen of six icons with full names under them was shown on the television. Four of these people didn't even have a picture associated with their icon, simply an anonymous blank placeholder. One of them was even the reporter seen early during the conference. "In other news, president and CEO of ReGen Inc; Randall Rhodes, is making ANOTHER announcement in front of ReGen towers to follow up with this tragic event." Footage of an old man with pure white hair and a white beard was shown in front of the large, futuristic entrance to ReGen towers, talking into the mic on his pure white plastic podium. "I am sad to announce that Vanessa Gwennyth has been confirmed M.I.A. As of now, no bodies have been confirmed to be Vanessa, and it has been believed that she is possibly deceased due to where the explosion was focused on. As of now, progress and funding for the MetaTracker has been increased on this tragic day to be remembered, ReGen Incorporation will bring an end to these radical terrorists!" said Randall in front of the enormous audience.