In story time: Thursday, February 10, 2355
Location: Chinatown, Shangri-La
Summary: The android MV-01 and the Talesian Shiro are curious about a distant part of the city, and note that there are riots and that police forces are cracking down on the civilian populace. The civilians are scattered in Chinatown as a group of Confed Marines equipped in powered armor arrive and target MV-01, attempting to destroy the android. He does prove to be much tougher than they anticipate, and with some help from Shiro they manage to kill the Marines, and find that they must escape the city before Confed forces close it off completely.