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Co. united kingdom for additional information. Freezone John Shirley Freezone floated within the Atlantic Ocean, a urban afloat within the wash of foreign cultural confluence. town was once anchored a few hundred miles north of Sidi Ifni, a drowsy urban at the coast of Morocco in a hot, light present, and in a region of the ocean merely not often afflicted by way of huge storms. What storms arose right here spent their fury at the maze of concrete wave-baffles Freezone Admin had spent years build up round the man made island. however the prosperous may possibly consider the crumbling in their state. They didn’t believe secure within the States. They wanted somewhere outdoors, someplace managed. Europe used to be out now; significant and South the US, too dicy. The Pacific theater was once one other struggle area. So that’s the place Freezone got here in. The group was once now seventeen sq. miles of city raft safe with one of many meanest safety forces on this planet. Freezone dealt in friendly distractions for the wealthy within the specific part and—in the second-string areas round the edge—for technickis from the drill rigs. And the second-string locations sheltered a number of thousand semi-illicit hangers-on, and some hundred performers. Like Rickenharp. Rick Rickenharp stood opposed to the south wall of the Semiconductor, letting the club’s glare and blare wash over him, and mentally writing a music. The tune went anything like, “Glaring blare, lightning stare/Nostalgia for the electrical chair. ” Then he notion, Fucking drivel. all of the whereas he was once doing his most sensible to seem cool yet weak, hoping one of many women flashing in the course of the crowd could be mindful having noticeable him within the band the evening ahead of, may try and chat him up, play groupie. yet they have been more often than not into wifi dancers. And no fucking means Rickenharp was once going to twine into minimono. Rickenharp was once a rock classicist; he was once unfashionable. He wore a black leather-based motorbike jacket that used to be a few seventy-some years outdated, acknowledged to were worn through John Cale whilst he used to be nonetheless within the Velvet Underground. The seams have been commencing to pop for the 3rd time; 3 studs have been lacking from the chrome trimming. The elbows and collar edges have been worn during the black dye to the brown animal the leather-based had come from. however the leather-based used to be moment pores and skin to Rickenharp. He wore not anything below it. His bony, hairless chest confirmed translucent-bluewhite among the damaged zippers. He wore blue denims that have been in basic terms ten years outdated yet regarded older than the coat; he wore real Harley Davidson boots. jewelry clustered up and down his lengthy, a little bit too fashionable ears, and his rusty brown hair seemed like a cannon-shell explosion. And he wore darkish glasses. And he did all this since it was once gratingly retro. His band hassled him approximately it. They sought after their lead-git and frontman minimono. “If we’re gonna move minimono, we oughta simply promote the fucking guitars and cross wires,” Rickenharp had informed them. And the drummer have been silly and tactless sufficient to claim, “Well, fuck, guy, probably we must always visit wires. ” Rickenharp had stated, “Maybe we must always get a fucking drum computing device, too, you fucking Neanderthal!