By Wolf O'Donnell

WARNING! May contain Alternative Universe situations and out-of-character experiences. Upon reading this, you hereby agree that you forfeit all your rights to sue me and that I cannot be held liable for any psychological or physical damage caused by the fact that I use British English spelling and that this fanfic contains NO graphic depictions of a heterosexual and homosexual nature. Digimon is copyrighted by Bandai and Toei Animation Ltd. Wolf O'Donnell is copyrighted by Nintendo Ltd, although that might have nothing to do with the fanfic. Digimon(2).EXE is based on Rockman.EXE, which is copyrighted by Capcom Ltd. Constructive criticism is very welcome.

Author's Note: One of you has revealed one of my surprises in the reviews, namely the identity of the Dragon Syndicate Leader. True, the description of the Leader in Transmission 02 was a big give away, but I still don't want you spoiling surprises for newbies. (They might look at the reviews before reading my fanfic to decide whether it's worth reading or not).
So, please do not give away secrets and surprises in your reviews. Thank you.

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Generations ago, a meteorite struck the Earth and caused a great disaster that befell all those that lived on the planet. Countless died and the environment was wrecked beyond belief. It took several years and plenty of hard work to return the Earth to normal. To prevent further incidents, nations of the Earth banded together and built the Orbital Space Ring. It was a gigantic ring-shaped space station built around the Earth and designed to spot further meteorites and destroy them before they reach the planet.

With the expansion of technology that followed after, the Digital Age was created. Everyone now carries a portable exploration device called a D-Scanner. This Digital Scanner acts as an advanced portable digital assistant. Using it, you can make phone calls, send and receive e-mails, keep a calendar, store data, shop online and check news from around the Earth Sphere (the Earth and the Space Ring). These D-Scanners have become so convenient and useful that they have become essential for everday life!

Every D-Scanner has a program installed into it called a Digitally Integrated General Information Manager and Online Navigator or DIGIMON for short. By customing your D-Scanner's Digimon program, you can give it a unique personality and even talk to it and befriend it.

The Year is Post Apocalypse 176. Three months have passed since the military computer hacking incident perpetrated by the Internet Terrorist organisation, Hypnos. With its destruction, many people thought that the viruses that were spread across the Internet would weaken. However, the people's hopes have turned to despair. With the Hypnos Organisation out of the way, the four major digi-mafia organisations, the Blue Dragon Syndicate, the Snake and Tortoise Syndicate, the White Tiger Syndicate and the Red Phoenix Syndicate, have grown in power.

The Officials and the Digital Earth Volunteer Army (DEVA) Organisation tries its best to protect the Earth Sphere against the four crime syndicates and pretty much succeeds. However, one Syndicate does better than the others. This is the Dragon Syndicate. Rumours have spread throughout the Earth Sphere that the former leader of the Syndicate was assassinated and replaced with a more ruthless leader than before.

Takato Matsuda is a young boy studying at the East Inphynitio School on the Orbital Space Ring. With his friends by his side, he once defeated the evil Hypnos Organisation and its Juggernaut Virus. However, that was some months ago, and his identity as the one that helped destroy Juggernaut was kept a secret from the public. No one knew of his brave deeds, least of all, his teacher, Ms. Asaji, whom couldn't quite believe his excuse for not doing his homework...

So, what adventures will await Takato and friends? Well, only time will tell...

To be continued...