|Age of the Witch
Author: Galactic Cannibalism PM
Lenore LeRoy was not a quiet woman, nor was she well behaved. She was a bounty hunter with select morals and aces hidden up her sleeves. But for someone so loud, she was never brought into the light, until now. After all, heroes don't go quietly...Rated: Fiction T - English - Adventure/Drama - Skinner - Chapters: 6 - Words: 9,706 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 03-05-12 - Published: 12-30-11 - id: 7692608
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To whom this may concern;
I've written this report to clarify an issue that has come up in the archives. Specifically the classified archives. The files pertain to the existence of the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. Before you throw away this rather hefty report, please keep reading, and read with an open mind. As we all know the League was founded (maybe I shouldn't say founded as the League has existed much before, reformed perhaps?) in 1899 when Europe was threatened with war by the man who called himself Fantom. The League consisted of Allen Quatermain (The Hunter), Captain Nemo (The Pirate), Henry Jekyll (The Doctor and Beast), Wilhelmina Harker (The Chemist), Rodney Skinner (The Invisible Thief), Tom Sawyer (The American Agent), and one traitor (Dorian Grey). However, several files in the archive refer to another person, a person who isn't accounted for in any of the records (the ones that are not blacked out). It has come to my attention and to be quite frank, I haven't let this go. It's been something of a hobby for me. Quite recently I tracked down the last known record of the late Mrs. Harker, and she spoke of regret. Regret for something that had happened and the way the league had responded to it. This I have also included (at the end). She spoke of a woman, Lenore LeRoy. And ever since I've discovered this, I have ploughed even further to find the truth, and what I've found is – for lack of better word – appalling. LeRoy was a great contributor to the League, and instead of having a statue erected in her honour, we've obscured her in blacked out documents hidden in dusty filing cabinets. There was a reason, (of course there was a reason, there had to be, no one does anything for nothing after all) a reason why the British government went to such great lengths to hide the existence of the final member in the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. This reason wasn't because someone, somewhere very high up, had lot's of money and made it disappear. That happens all the time. If it wasn't a bribe, it didn't take too much effort to twist memories, weave lies and fabricate cover stories. They had been doing it for thousands of years, long before the British government decided to cover this up. But as said before, no one, does anything for nothing, not then, not now, not ever. The reason they decided to cover the existence of one Lenore LeRoy is a fairly simple one. She made them look bad. Not because she was an exemplary member of the League, no, that would be far too simple. And nothing great is ever simple. But because she destroyed the League. This is her story. For all the world to see. There has been some editing, moments of her life that don't need to be told, or simply because they could not be found. Miss LeRoy's life can be summed up fairly easily; complicated. Nothing she ever did was easy, or necessarily right. She did what she wanted, when she wanted and didn't give a damn about the consequences. What follows is the true account of what happened starting with just before LeRoy joined the league. But what the following is, is another matter all of it's own. It's the true account, the memories taken from not only Leroy but several others including her young apprentice Jack (last name unknown, even to him), and several of the league members (Skinner R. Jekyll H. Sawyer T.) As well as the several journal entries recorded by various people (Ikhnaton I. Danny). As for the length of this report, I must apologize but there is no short way to sum up Lenore LeRoy's life, for that would be an insult to everything she ever stood for. This report can be summed into four main parts; pre-League, Fantom, post-Fantom, and post-League. But for the most part it is all here, in ten main parts. Before each new "chapter" you will read the name of the part in quotation marks, then what part the chapter is and the "name" of the chapter. As I have discovered, this was how LeRoy often thought of her life, different arcs with different chapters, though, I highly doubt she thought the epic was ever going to end.
And I pray, to every god that I can think of that you consider my request.
A/N: Yay, new story! Should be an intriguing one...