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  1. Cheezeegriff

    More Important is the Journey OOC

    I'm interested. I think I'm facing a general RP hurdle right now due to life circumstances, but I just can't stomach the idea of fighting another bunch of pirates. Maybe we can pick it up a little later, chronologically?
  2. Cheezeegriff

    More Important is the Journey OOC

    I'll be back soon. Just life.
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    Chapter 2 - More Important is the Journey

    "Shit," Jack exclaimed, unusually softly amongst the ringing of gunfire and the patter of bullets about his feet. He threw himself down behind a lump of metal - maybe the remains of an engine - and glanced about frantically with six sets of eyes. Priscilla was towards his right, more distance between her and the pirates and him. That was good, and she was with someone... Kinaaz the fairy-cum-succubus, or whatever she was. Thought she was dead. Maybe she would be soon unless she took cover. Jack wheeled his eagle owl higher and sent his tiger around the side of the wreckage, trying to flank the pirates. The treeline was too far away and metalfoot was still up that nearby solitary trunk, like a target for the pirates to shoot at. "Get down!" Jack called to him, waving his hand, then sat back down and drew his sword. "Hate my line of work sometimes," he growled, glancing over at Arzada, who still stood where she was as if the hail of bullets was nothing but a light rain.
  4. Cheezeegriff

    More Important is the Journey OOC

    Sorry I haven't posted lately. I've had an intense week. Got my first ever full time permanent job on Monday, after a killer trial day. No more contracts or casual shifts!
  5. Cheezeegriff

    More Important is the Journey OOC

    Sorry my post is a little short y'all.
  6. Cheezeegriff

    Chapter 2 - More Important is the Journey

    Jack listened to Priscilla and Ronin, and took note as the hoofed one bolted nimbly up the nearest tree that hadn't been flattened when the Gehenna came down. He listened to the vampire's question. Thought about answering. But his soldier instincts were stronger. So he fixed his gaze on Arzada's eyes and watched, waiting for that flash that always came before violence. "Come over here, Priscilla," he said, drawing a little closer - but not too close. He didn't want to spook the vampire. There was a distant shout, and with his owl eyes he saw they had been spotted by a group of pirate-scavengers. At least a dozen, drawing closer with weapons drawn. Great.
  7. Cheezeegriff

    More Important is the Journey OOC

    Glad to have y'all back. For future reference I'm happy to have a revolving door policy once you've been in the first time. Just try to make it fit in with the story:).
  8. Cheezeegriff

    More Important is the Journey OOC

    Thanks, @Jotnotes, for the effort you put into this. I appreciate I'm not the only one trying to keep this RP rolling.
  9. Cheezeegriff

    Feedback - RP etiquette: NPCs

    I agree with this statement, generally. That said if you have a whole town or city's worth of people, even if the citizens are meant to be intelligent/strong you're always going to be able to assume someone is the exception to the rule. Ie. you have a city full of university-educated people but you're still going to need janitors, gardeners, window cleaners etc. Having such a job doesn't necessarily mean they're not intelligent but these jobs require, above all, the ability to not get bored with the mundane. They're not associated with intelligence. So having a gullible bus driver in a city of "intelligent" citizens would be no problem for me. That said, it would be less cohesive to portray the mayor of such a town/city as a gullible buffoon. The mayor of a city of intelligent people would probably be quite sophisticated and... intelligent.
  10. Cheezeegriff

    More Important is the Journey OOC

    Ah. I get it now. I thought Arzada had gone on a rampage just before Priscilla arrived. The boundary between metaphorical and actual was rather blurry too. I changed my post. I made a few assumptions, namely that Arzada in rampaging-cannibal-vampire form is quite a messy eater. And also that Priscilla is lumped face down in the snow. Let me know if that's not correct.
  11. Cheezeegriff

    More Important is the Journey OOC

    I think I understood the essentials. She ate someone and then started to feel better? Was there something in my post that implied I missed something?
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    Chapter 2 - More Important is the Journey

    Jack's owl scouted ahead, looking at the wreckage and the pirates who looted it for plunder. Just pirates, as far as he could see. Anyone alive and worth more than the cost of their injuries had been taken to the airship anchored nearby. The rest had frozen to death in the snow. Owl eyes followed Priscilla's footsteps as they wound between the wreckage, around metal and corpses, until they came to a familiar figure lying face down in the snow. "Oh... shit," he said. There was someone else nearby too - another female, though it was hard to tell. She was covered in blood, likely dead, but then he saw her hand move. Jack almost tripped. If there was one dead moving... no, no. This wasn't another Fell Point incident. The person was very much alive. Maybe the blood wasn't hers. He drew his sword as he came closer, and moved his tiger around the bloodied figure and Priscilla at speed, securing it away in an ambush position - a failsafe should anything go awry before he could get her back to safety. As much as he wished the bear were here it was resting back in the cave, more bullets under its skin than a squad of sharpshooters took on patrol. Just him, a big owl and a bunch of pirates. Finally, he rounded a large piece of fuselage and laid his human eyes on the scene. Jack prided himself in his ability to remain calm in a crisis. He had been calm in the face of the Army of Elit, where his troops had been outnumbered five to one; calm in the face of the death pack's raid on Gernasser, when his stag form had been caught outside the walls and eaten alive by wargs. But there was something about the mangled pirate corpse lying strewn across the snow, the droplets of blood leading back to Priscilla and... Arzada. The vampire. Blood all over her face and hands. Something about that... There was a chill in his bones deeper than any snow could make. "Getyourdamnhandsoffher," he hissed, not sure if he had made any sense, hands white-knuckled on the blade of his claymore. His tiger who had been looking outwards for danger now looked inwards; his owl circled lower.
  13. Cheezeegriff

    More Important is the Journey OOC

    There's no posting order, but technically it's @The Blex's turn. But for the sake of keeping things rolling I'll post:).
  14. Psst, your turn to post in Mapping.

  15. Cheezeegriff

    More Important is the Journey OOC

    @Mag So as providence would have it now's a really good time to re-enter this roleplay, as Priscilla just headed off to the wreckage of the Gehenna to go looking for you 😁
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