In the Corporate MetagameEdit
Maria Cortes, a heroic EMT in Hermosillo, worked tirelessly to fight the VITAS outbreak in Hermosillo, before and after Aztechnology imposed a strict quarantine. Her story was reported by the Seattle Street News in issues #30 and 31.
After she tried to get the truth out about Aztechnology's false claim that an earthquake had occurred, Maria Cortes suddenly disappeared. Allegations by witnesses that she had been abducted were reported by
All communications in and out of Hermosillo were subsequently cut.
Maria Cortes was later found dead with three bullets in her head, her valuables gone. Local security claimed this was a botched robbery attempt. The Seattle Street News called this a clear assassination instead.