The Ultimate Uplink Guide says:
Ultimate Uplink Guide wrote:The storyline starts at about April 14th 2010 when the top Uplink Agent (deceased) sends you an email.
But I fast-forwarded to that date and I still did not receive the e-mail. So I was wondering if perhaps the storyline was triggered by something else?
P. S. I make that point about patch 1.54 because on patch 1.31, I could fastforward and receive the e-mail.
Maybe it's just me, idk!