“There’s that. Stormtiger and Cricket have been Hookwolf’s followers for a while. I could see how they might feel that it was their due to get a turn.
Let’s have some E22s for a while, shall we?
But when you get down to E11s, it’s time to stop. Not because having that many white supremacist groups in the story would be a bit much, but because E5.5 just doesn’t have the same ring to it.
There’s also the fact that Hookwolf was probably engaging in some propaganda against Purity, in case she tried poaching from his team. So you’ve got the overall group split between the Chosen and the Pure we’ve had for a few weeks now.
Ah, yeah, makes sense.
Then you’ve got another split within the Chosen, with the loyal and the brainwashed, and the, um. Not sure what to call them.”
That doesn’t seem like Hookwolf’s style, though. That was Bakuda.
“The free thinkers?” I offered.
“If you can call a neo-nazi a free thinker,” Tattletale conceded.
Ah, the ones who are not so loyal or brainwashed anymore?
“So it’s a prime opportunity to strike, then,” I concluded.
“Maybe. Or maybe they’re in the same straits as us. They could be feeling the same kind of pressure from multiple directions.”
Potentially causing them to lash out?