A catalyst is a simple thing. It could be fire, a chemical, a mere breath in the wrong place at the wrong time… In this case, the catalyst was death. The news got back to Ruben Vandebulcke, code-named Jack Brown, on how his PLIKT was carrying themselves in his beloved city of Nyheim. This, simply, could not stand as it was. Someone had to pay, even if it meant one of his own men; even if it meant one of his former squad mates.
It was time, at last, to come home.