|The residents of the Matrix call this area Richland, but our operatives usually refer to it simply as the Slums. Set against the south shore of the river
which bisects the City, the Slums are rife with criminal activity, urban decay, and random violence. However, this is a lesson in the deceptive nature of
the Matrix. Though the area is among the poorest and least desirable to the populace of the City, it is a desirable holding for those who understand the
nature of the Matrix. Indeed, many powerful Exiles compete for control of its resources.
The Slums is comprised of fifteen neighborhoods, each of which has a different character, and may call for unique strategies in your dealings there. Rest
assured, however, that all of these areas present a threat. You cannot afford to let down your guard, even for a moment. I will not lose good operatives to