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Topic: You Filthy Little Thief!!!
Subject: Oooh, so it IS edible after all

Ocyari sits at the crowded table with her cup of milk and wonderful dish of sea kitty.

"This is yummy!" Ocyari says after she has a bite.

So, it's more like fish than like chicken... oh well! I like fish better than chicken anyway! Ocyari thinks to herself, continuing to enjoy her plate.

Her eyes wander over towards the kitchen slyly. I wonder where they hide the cookies... She thinks, before shaking her head, no, concentrate! Focus on the conversation.

... but I do want a cookie.

“I am afraid I don’t know how I can help you. I just returned from a job outside Drefast, so I have not been exposed to a lot of gossip or something.”

"Oh!" Ocyari says, thinking aloud, "Let's see... when you came back, was there anything that seemed different here? Oh, and tell me about where you went! I haven't been outside the city at all."

Not that I am even allowed to get out of the orphanage often. Ocyari adds in thought.

Posted on 2008-07-29 at 00:46:06.
Edited on 2008-07-29 at 00:47:22 by Reralae

Topic: You Filthy Little Thief!!!
Subject: Oooh, shimmeringness!

"Oh wow... this is neat!" Ocyari says, twirling and tumbling around, just to see how the slight shimmering follows her.

She also notes that even though it stays with her, it doesn't encumber her at all, and her landings seem to be cushioned slightly by it; her hands don't seem to directly feel the impact of the ground beneath her. After cartwheeling around the group, along with flips and other assorted gymnastic routines, Ocyari lands on her feet, with her arms held straight out.

"It's pretty." Ocyari says simply as she continues to examine the shimmering effect around her.

Seeing the few people there beginning to get ready to move the dead cat, Ocyari shies away slightly, "Sorry, I can't carry or push much; I'm not that strong."

Posted on 2008-07-28 at 01:08:55.

Topic: The Trilogy War
Subject: A thought...

"Wait..." Haila murmurs, "If it's 'hidden from the light' does that mean that first we have to put out the torches in order to find what we're looking for?"

You know, I think we should have a nap. Niamedris thinks.

Do you have any suggestions on this? Haila returns, although she doesn't hold her hopes high.

Sleep on it? Niamedris suggests.

That's what I thought you'd say... Haila thinks, rolling her eyes for the umpteenth time.

Posted on 2008-07-28 at 00:57:28.

Topic: Silent Hill: Eternal Decay
Subject: ...

Hearing Jonah's classification regarding her, Cindi bursts out laughing. Eventually she manages to force herself to stop, waving her hand as though to brush it away.

"I'm sorry, I find classifications and technical terms regarding one's psych quite funny. It's quite amusing, how through such terms, people think they can understand the mind and people's behaviours. Isn't that strange? People seem to have the uttermost desire to name things they do not understand, just to give them the illusion that they do understand it..."

Shaking her head, to clear her train of thought, Cindi returns to the topic of discussion.

"Hmm..." Cindi looks at Jonah carefully, "I see then. So, the only information you possess is regarding who we were. Even so, does that information alone not yield anything regarding capabilities? Why not say what we can do, based on deductions from who we were?"

"I do not understand your insistence on separating the two. They are irrevocably linked, as a flower is linked to its stem. Even if you have just the stem, you still can determine what the flower would be like." Cindii holds her hand forth, as though holding a flower's stem, and rotating it carefully.

"Or, is it just that you are incapable of determining what the flower is, and are convinced that alone, the stem is therefore redundant? Undoubtedly, it would be slightly difficult if you do not know where to begin."

Cindi sighs, now drawing a vague shape in the air with her fingertip, "If you grasp the outline of a void, it will gradually become clear proof of the real image, so long as there is something to go on. However, think about it. If you know the core, you can legitimately guess at interests and hobbies and so forth that would determine skills and specialties. Occupation also dictates other skills that are possessed. Aptitudes and so forth can then be determined, and then preparation is far easier, and tests to verify the existence of the skills could be thought out and administered."

"As for her..." Cindi motions towards Hank, shrugging, "That is now only something time can tell. I wasn't going to take the chance, however, given the circumstances, I cannot change the situation now. It is pointless to fret about past actions, as they cannot be taken back. The event cannot be reversed so as to never have occurred, is what I mean anyway."

Cindi looks over at Chris, "The notion is amusing, however, because he hasn't shown any reason to kill him, it is pointless to wave the gun around to see if anything will happen. At the very least, it would likely be a waste of ammunition."

"So then, are you going to come up with a real argument, or are you just going to admit you just won't say anything?" Cindi asks of Jonah.

Posted on 2008-07-28 at 00:35:42.

Topic: .Hack//LIFE
Subject: Trapped Chest! Oh, it seems fine.

Kusardo kicks open the chest, the hands of his player suddenly tensed with anticipation from Kimono's warning, but the chest simply opens without any foul play.

[Kusardo has obtained 1 Simple Bracelet!]

"Um... what are you doing?"

The question is asked by Kusardo hesitantly, and Kiku replies even as she snatches the other two Chim Spheres.

"Gathering Chim Spheres." Kiku says simply, "Just in case we need them later on... in dungeons such as these, you usually do."

Posted on 2008-07-27 at 20:13:27.

Topic: Forgotten Realms: The Unsung Heroes
Subject: Venorsh lu'gre'as'anto lar dal feir tarthe...

A Dark Lady? Linnix thinks, her eyes closed as she smiles, yes, now I am.

She reaches her hand forward, and more words come to her mind, from memories before. It was only recently, yet it feels so long ago...

L'Alure, L'Drathir, L'Killian – The Dance, The Moon, The Sword

It is called l’assajre among my kind. To see and feel moments of our past so vividly that we believe we are there.

There is nothing you can give me that will repay the pain we have suffered. You cannot buy back the time stolen from us with gold or baubles, only by taking your life will we gain back but a portion of all that was robbed of us!

How can you be so cold, Linnix? I know you had your differences with Kas, but she and Loriel were both part of this group. And while you may not have been close to either of them, I would have hoped you would have enough of a heart, and simple fellow-being compassion enough to at least feel something at the needlessness of their deaths!

I... don't belong here. A selfish person in the midst of an unselfish group...

It was gone. She was gone.

Yes... moments of regret, moments of happiness, moments of sorrow, and moments of anger... Fragments of Agony, Sorrow, Hatred and Despair. Crystals of Hope, Happiness, Healing, and even Love.

With her hand closing around Aelistae's, Linnix opens her eyes, and lets go of the Fragments. She has changed, and will continue to now. In the shadows beneath the moon, she will follow the light of it, just as her sisters do.

"A linath lu' killian." Linnix murmurs, nodding. It isn't simply repeating the words, for she finds that she begins to understand them as well. It isn't perfectly clear, and she doesn't know the entire meaning, but that will come, given time. In using these words, it feels... right, even though she has never used the language before.

Posted on 2008-07-27 at 20:06:13.

Topic: You Filthy Little Thief!!!
Subject: Kono bashu wo dete aruku...

"If you die on me, Ormander will have my head."

"Trust me, I don't intend on dying, and I won't die easily." Ocyari replies.

Something feels a bit different though, so she holds out her hand, turning it slightly. There! Just barely off of her hand, there can be seen a slight shimmering, almost like heat waves in the air.

"Umm... what is this?" Ocyari asks.

Posted on 2008-07-27 at 18:21:07.

Topic: Filthy Thief Q/A
Subject: Ooops!

How did I miss that?!

hehehehe *sweatdrop*

fixed ^_^

Posted on 2008-07-26 at 23:58:24.

Topic: Filthy Thief Q/A
Subject: There

I added in Ocyari's reaction (well, not much of one) to Pao's spoken thoughts in my last post ^_^

Posted on 2008-07-26 at 22:37:13.
Edited on 2008-07-26 at 22:37:26 by Reralae

Topic: Auguries of Destruction: The Linsemptus - Q/A
Subject: Yay!

Alright... now to see if I can come up with what happens for Dusk

Posted on 2008-07-26 at 22:32:35.

Topic: Filthy Thief Q/A
Subject: Hehehe

I just wanted to be sure that it was a 'mistaken assumption' with Almerin, that's all...

As for correcting you, why would she? She knows when to take an opportunity when it arises, hence why she's the renowned cookie-snatcher of the orphanage

Posted on 2008-07-26 at 22:24:47.

Topic: You Filthy Little Thief!!!
Subject: Is it edible?

Hearing Paomallen's thoughts on her staying, and actually being a part of the group as being officially sent by Ormander, it is all Ocyari can do to keep the grin from her face. Thank you so very much! She thinks smugly.

"Alright, so, since that's settled..." Ocyari begins, "We have to deal with a dead beast now?"

"Oh whoa..." Ocyari murmurs as she finally sees fully the monster that did the damage to Pio.

Looking back over at Miran, she calls, "Y'know, you could've just told me to look at the cat rather than saying 'something bad'."

Ocyari examines the creature, viewing it from different angles, seeing its strong, muscular toned body and its deadly claws and teeth.

"Umm... would it taste like chicken?" Ocyari suddenly asks.

Seeing everyone turn to look at her, she blushes slightly, then adds quickly, "Well, it looks like a chicken from this angle!"

She fidgets nervously, then adds, "Well, we could always bury it I guess... isn't that what's done to dead bodies?"

Posted on 2008-07-26 at 22:19:07.
Edited on 2008-07-26 at 23:57:52 by Reralae

Topic: Filthy Thief Q/A
Subject: Well...

We did arrive at the same time, that part is right, especially since Ocyari did lead you to the group... it's just that perhaps she wasn't technically supposed to be with you

Posted on 2008-07-26 at 22:08:36.
Edited on 2008-07-26 at 22:11:23 by Reralae

Topic: .Hack//LIFE
Subject: Teamwork!

Kimono draws the casting ring away as she runs from it, and it relentlessly pursues. However, by this time, Kusardo has reached the casting goblin. An upheaval of stones from the ground effectively portrays the power behind the attack, and that goblin is no more. The final goblin, in between the two attackers, begins another casting ring at Kimono, however, by the time it starts, Kiku has used her own skill trigger, and a much faster magic circle catches it.

"Rue Krutz!" Kiku calls, impaling the goblin wizard with a volley of icicles. The words 'Elemental Critical' appear in blue as they hit, and the goblin instantly dies.

Current Morale Gauge: 14%

Golden numbers indicating the group's EXP gains flash over their respective characters. Kiku gains 120 EXP, Kimono gains 210 EXP, and Kusardo gains 240 EXP. (I forgot to mention this in the previous area, but you also get GP as well, which is twice the amount of EXP you gained)

With another two Repths from Kiku, the party is ready to move onwards at full health.

"Oh! Mushrooms!" Kiku calls, running over and kicking up one of the mushrooms in the room.

[Kiku has obtained Smoke Screen]

"Well, this'll be handy if we need to run from a monster or PK." Kiku murmurs over Party Chat.

There is one other mushroom in the room, as well as a treasure chest. You have come from the west, and you can go either north or south through the tunnels. Also, on one of the walls in this room, is a small track that goes into and out of the wall, and after a moment a trolley with three purple, round things with four legs, wide eyes, and a symbol on their front that have a blue sphere balanced on their head whiz by. There is a switch next to the track, and when you stand next to it, you are given the option to press it.

Kiku stands next to the track expertly, waiting, timing, then she presses the switch as the Chim-Chims pass by. A billow of steam lifts them off the trolley and into the room, where Kiku then runs after and snatches the spheres off of their heads. Once she does that, the Chim-Chim she takes the sphere from vanishes.

[Kiku has obtained 3 Chim Spheres]

She giggles, "It's fun to play tag with Chim-Chims too."

((Chim-Chim overview:

Posted on 2008-07-26 at 17:00:27.
Edited on 2008-07-26 at 17:11:01 by Reralae

Topic: Silent Hill: Eternal Decay
Subject: ... True... but only partially

"There are people who would say so," Cindi says in response to Jonah, "and it is true that who we were is no longer important as 'we have been blessed with a blank slate'."

Cindi exaggerates her notion with a sweep of her arms.

"However," Cindi says sharply, "Personally, that is not the reason why I seek my memories. As of yet, we've done many things out of reflex. The accuracy, even if marred, of my shot, Chris's effective disarming of me." Cindi notably grits her teeth a bit with this sentence, "And likely other things I have not been witness to. My point is, these are latent. We do not consciously know what we can and cannot do. Memories are just an insight into that, providing us with knowledge of what skills we possess."

"Without that, we are, primarily, clueless to our capabilities. As such, if we are not careful, it would be easy to think we should have a skill when in truth we do not, and overexert ourselves because of that. Therefore, the knowledge of what skills we possess, as would be shown in our memories, is crucial. Do you not agree?"

Posted on 2008-07-26 at 16:39:38.

Topic: Filthy Thief Q/A
Subject: Hmm...

Is that right though?

I might be misreading it, but in the PM it sounded like Ocyari just slipped away to help guide Paomallen; she wasn't actually told to guide or accompany him, hence her overhearing the brief conversation between Ormander and Paomallen.

However, in Utan's last post, it is stated that Ocyari was sent as well.

So, I guess my question is, is Ocyari actually there 'legitimately'... or did she just say that to Paomallen to ease his feelings or something?

Posted on 2008-07-26 at 16:26:01.

Topic: You Filthy Little Thief!!!
Subject: That's not much of an answer...

Ocyari pouts slightly at Miran's answer, her lower lip extending just partially forward before she replies, "You know, 'something bad' is just about everything I ever get to hear. That's why I end up having to eavesdrop in order to find out anything!"

"Still, I can learn and take care of myself!" She says, bringing one hand up to cover the quiver as she flawlessly backflips out of the group's reach.

"Besides," Ocyari continues, examining the nails on her other hand, "Do you really want to waste time just escorting me back to the orphanage, when I'll just slip away again? It's pretty easy to do you know."

She looks at the group, her eyes widening and pleading, "So you wiiillll take me with you won't you?"

Posted on 2008-07-25 at 22:30:16.

Topic: Filthy Thief Q/A
Subject: Hehehe

I do my best

Posted on 2008-07-25 at 19:45:25.

Topic: You Filthy Little Thief!!!
Subject: Hello!

"Oh my!" The little girl exclaims, running over to the fallen warrior.

She looks around at the others there, recognizing each in turn as the ones who had come to the orphanage earlier. She is dressed in plain leather armour, and upon her back is a quiver that seems a bit too big for her, filled with arrows, and a small bow that is sized for her. Her braided brown hair flies behind her as she rushes forward, and in her young green eyes, concern can be clearly seen. Her movements are swift and agile as she takes in the entire scenario.

"Umm," The girl hesitates, "So what just happened here?!" She blurts.

"By the way, I'm Ocyari, this is Paomallen." She adds, indicating the person she was with, "And you would be... umm..." recalling in her mind the others coming to the orphanage, she points and names each in turn, "Miran, Llammoth, Beinsel, and Percifeer, right?"

Turning back to the other, unmoving one, she adds, sadly, "And Pio..."

"What happened?" She asks again.

((On a side note: Ocyari is pronounced 'oh-see-ar-ee' ))

Posted on 2008-07-25 at 19:37:20.
Edited on 2008-07-25 at 21:41:37 by Reralae

Topic: Filthy Thief Q/A
Subject: I don't know

I haven't seen Philosopher on in a while, and he hasn't updated his campaign or posted in his campaign's Q&A in a while...

He seems to have disappeared

Posted on 2008-07-25 at 19:34:50.

Topic: Auguries of Destruction: The Linsemptus - Q/A
Subject: Beginnings and Ends... well, more Ends than Beginnings

Well, I haven't heard from Hammer or Vilyamar in a while on here, and Shades wants to drop out since it's been a while since he posted for his character last so he's kind of lost interest in his character.

So, I suppose the question is... do we simply continue without them, or do we look out for more players?

If the former, then it'll be fairly simple for me to provide a couple of NPC's for the party to make up for the loss of people.

If the latter, I guess we'll have to wait until someone makes up a character and joins...

Posted on 2008-07-25 at 18:26:04.

Topic: .Hack//LIFE The Board
Subject: Rumours: Thread Name: Eldest Awakening?!

Subject: Eldest Awakening?!
Author: Li-yin

Alright, we've all seen Maera use it, but what exactly is it? How does one get the powerful Eldest Awakening?! I am so pumped by the title match, I want to go out and get that power!

Subject: Cheat
Author: Saturday

I've said it before, and I'll say it again, it's probably a cheat.

Subject: Quest
Author: Sakura

It's not always a hack or a cheat when someone uses something strong! I think it's a quest, and since the animation for it uses Maera's wings, perhaps if you do the quest to get the wings you get Eldest Awakening?

Subject: Blasted Unwritten Quests
Author: Li-yin

Grr, well, that means I'm not going to get it anytime soon. BTW, exactly what is Eldest Awakening? Maera always calls out '[something] Pha' but what is that?

Subject: Summon Spells
Author: Twin Lightning

Those incantations are related to the summoning spells off of R:1, probably hence the term Eldest in the Awakening. There are six of them: Lanceor, the thunder one; Wryneck, the shadowy one; Krake, the aerial one; Vulcan, the fiery one; Merrows, the watery one; and Yarthkins, the stone one. The 'Pha' added to the end of them just implies it's the level 4 version of the spell, or would be normally if it were cast in R:1.

Subject: How do you know?
Author: Li-yin

Twin Lightning, how do you know all these things?

Subject: It's called research
Author: Twin Lightning

It's fairly easy to look up those spells off of R:1, especially in Carmina Gadelica's archives.

Subject: Those are scary!
Author: Li-yin

I tried going into them once... I had to reset my computer in order to get out! There's so many traps and such there! How do you get past them?

Subject: Be careful
Author: Sakura

You just have to be good at timing, observant, and know ALL of the macros to do dodges and so forth with your character.

Subject: Too hard!
Author: Li-yin

ARGH! I give up on that! I'll just stick to asking you guys since you know far more than I could find out!

Posted on 2008-07-25 at 17:06:32.
Edited on 2009-02-27 at 19:16:24 by Reralae

Topic: Welcome or Not!
Subject: None of the above?

Sen giggles, "You seem quite nervous and self conscious around me," She says playfully, but then returns to the task at hand, "Well, we could go after those who had taken Brastion, however, my intuition tells me their lord that they work for won't really care about whether he is guilty or not. Another possibility is that they too are after you, maybe in league with Zenb or seeking to get a reward from him, and are just waiting for you to intervene."

Sen pauses a moment, considering the three gemstones in her hand, "There is another way."

She looks back at Erihsehc, "Provided what that man said is true, that Brastion would be hanged tomorrow, there are a couple of ways I could mislead them. The easiest way would be to teleport him out of whatever jail they'd hold him in, but that'd be quite noticeable. The hardest way, but most believable, would be to let them think they are hanging Brastion, and he appears to be, but in truth I'd be sustaining his life, holding it in a stasis where it cannot be harmed, despite his apparent lack of life. Then, when they throw the body away, I simply teleport him to you, releasing the stasis."

She examines the crystals again, "There is a slim possibility that my magic might be blocked if they too have access to magic, however... crystals and gems, depending on how they are cut and made, can be used to amplify different magics, particularly in the hands of a Sylph."

Sen closes her eyes, thinking. There were a couple of ways this could go wrong, but... she couldn't think of anything better.

She opens her eyes, "So, how about that?"

Posted on 2008-07-25 at 16:38:17.

Topic: .Hack//LIFE
Subject: Dual Vak Don...

Kusardo brings his blade in front to charge, however, the goblin in front of him and the one further away take the opportunity to unleash more magic. The both strike the Edge Punisher with Vak Don, fireballs raining down from the sky above the Edge Punisher as Kiku quickly hurls a potion on him and casts Repth again. (The two Vak Dons did in total 336 damage, Kiku used a Healing Drink and cast Repth on Kusardo, restoring 200)

Using one full combo of her scythe, swinging from side, to side, to side, before unleashing a charged hit, Kimono manages to slay the goblin in front of her.

The goblin just before Kusardo begins backing away as the further one begins casting at Kimono (the ring is flying along the ground toward her).

OOC: I'm going in a sort of action/reaction type way of posting. What I mean by this is, you post your intended actions for a turn, then you see how the opponents react, and if their reactions pose a threat to you, then you can post your own reaction for the following round. As for how long a turn is... I'm kind of going based on how long a person's combo is, or a standard Skill Trigger length, and yes, the charged hit is your sword's combo, hence the Hold and Release aspect of it. Later on, after you're a higher level, then you start going into more detailed aspects of battle, where rather than bashing X all the time, you get to do intricate movements and other un-programmed combos (in this instance, you'd start using the keyboard with each letter as a different stance or movement or slice, which is past your current levels as players)

Current Morale Gauge: 8%

Posted on 2008-07-25 at 00:26:18.
Edited on 2008-07-25 at 00:28:41 by Reralae

Topic: Silent Hill: Eternal Decay
Subject: ...

Cindi's foxlike face twitches, and her body is strangely limp in Chris's grasp; she is not resisting.

"I did not take movement into account." Cindi murmurs to herself.

She looks at Hank directly, her eyes boring into Hank's, "As for what I was doing, I would have thought that'd be obvious. If you show signs of infection, particularly that of the unnatural, you should be aware of the risk you pose to others while you remain alive."

"It follows three steps. Infection, mutation, and outbreak. Quarantine is advised to occur at the beginning. Since quarantine by definition isn't an option in this case, elimination is the alternative."

Cindi's head turns, and as she glances over her shoulder at Chris, her mouth twists into a bit of a grimace, "Do you think it is necessary to hold this position? You already have my only weapon, and as I said earlier, it proves to be unreliable."

"As for you..." Cindi looks over at Jonah, "You haven't said much, however, your lack of speech has already given away a significant amount of information. I presume, as a chief of police, that you would know about me, considering, by a picture obtained by Chris, of past... actions. As such, seeing as you know everyone here, that means we all either have a criminal record of some sort, or work or otherwise are connected to the police department. This is entirely based on a theory, of course, so feel free to prove me wrong. I cannot be sure of them until they are verified, or disproved."

Cindi breathes deeply, her mouth twisted in a mockery of pain, as she awaits what is to happen.

Posted on 2008-07-24 at 05:32:37.
Edited on 2008-07-25 at 01:34:28 by Reralae


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