John L. Sullivan, Buque and Dawk have a day off while Mrex’s ship gets some repairs. The locals recognize Buque and remember him as a great fighter. The guys head to a bar for some drinks, meet some other fanboys and swap some stories. Buque and Mrex clue JLS into what happens to a trainer who falls out of favor with their owner, and it’s not a pleasant ending. Not all are happy to see Buque, some thugs that lost money betting against Buque show up and show their displeasure. Insults are hurled and then a few punches. JLS and Buque make short work of the thugs but end up in the pokey for a short stay. They finally make it back to the ship, meet an angry Mrex, get the low down of the next opponent, and deal with some major hangovers.
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What It's About
John L. Sullivan Boston Strong Boy In Space The mostly fictional story of John L. Sullivan, The Boston Strong Boy, and 1st recognized Heavyweight Boxing Champ. After displaying his fighting prowess, John L is persuaded to leave the comfy confines of Boston to try his luck in pursuit of a championship that stretches the galaxies. The offer is too good to pass up for someone who thrives on being the best. Along the way he takes some lumps, pisses off some people, makes some friends, learns a few new fighting tricks and kicks some inter-galactic butt.