Thursday, December 31, 2015

A Year in Review

Ah, 2015. What a year you've been.

A lot of people would take this opportunity to compile a Best Of list... and I am no different. And so, without further ado...

Best New Horror: It Follows



Jaw-droppingly good. A wickedly smart throwback to horror movies from the 80s. Bliss.

Best New Addition to a Franchise From Far, Far Away: The Force Awakens



Good GOD I loved this. It has heart, soul, warmth and grit — a huge departure from the prequels and a wonderful continuation from the original trilogy. I couldn't have done it better myself.

(Well, I could have, but they didn't ask, so...)

Best TV Show: The Walking Dead



This was a close one, with Game of Thrones running a tight second, but its White Walker mayhem was matched by episode upon episode of zombie thrills. And unlike GoT, I didn't know where The Walking Dead was going to end up...

Creepiest Horror Seen on Blu-Ray: Sinister



Oh I love a good creepy horror, and this hit the spot.

Most Disappointing Horror:  The Babadook



I don't get it. I just don't.

Best New Addition to a Franchise Thought Long Dead: Fury Road



A car chase that lasts an entire movie. How awesome is that? Not as feminist as I'd been led to believe, but still a thousand times more awesome than most other movies.

Best YA novel: The Rest of Us Just Live Here, by Patrick Ness



Get this book. Read this book. Love this book.

I didn't get to see all the movies I wanted to, didn't get to watch all the TV I wanted to (Ash Vs The Evil Dead and Jessica Jones being top of my To Watch list), and definitely didn't get to read all the books I wanted to, but all in all 2015 was a good year.


Next year is going to be busy. I've got the second Demon Road book out at the very end of March and the third and final one out in September. But I've learned my lesson, oh yes. No more six month publication schedules for ME, boy howdy. A lot of things have suffered as a result  of this workload (that still isn't over, by the way) and I want to get back to a nice and healthy communication routine with you, my lovely Minions.

2016 is going to be FUN.



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Fabi S. said...

[hums a funeral dirge]

:-/

Fabi S. said...

Oops

Noelle said...

Heh

Fabi S. said...

I remember when you'd comment "A" or something so the next person would always get first. XD

Searching through my notes for something to ded to.

Raven said...

((do do dooo))

Raven said...

((That was a sad, mournful 'do do dooo', like the lower scale, not a do-do-dooo like the higher pitch trumpet. It was a sad sound. very sad.))

Noelle said...

I remember, too, Fabi

Fabi S. said...

I dedicate this page to a random debate I had with Star in March 2014 about significant figures.

I dedicate this page to this quote that I found from around the same time. I'm pretty sure Alastair said it, and it just made me laugh.

"You know, I've missed you, Moss. Even if no one listened, even if it never did you any good, you were always clever. In fact, the best part was that no one listened. It left me wondering."

I dedicate this page to my old video deds that I used to make.

I dedicate this page to rolling and bouncing balls on a lap harp to see what noises you get.

I dedicate this page to my new toaster. Here is a song I wrote about my old one:

My oh my
I get the feeling I might
Start to cry
Really makes me wonder
Why oh why
Does the toaster ruin my toast?
(Ask the host!)
No, no, no NO!
[Ba dum dum dum]
On both sides, it should be gold
[Ba dum dum dum]
A superb sight to behold
[Ba dum dum]
It must fit in the mold
That society makes
The standard I have for my toooaaast!
[Cymbal crash]
[Music quiets]
[Seething whisper]
It's the most
Angering thing
A truly angering thing.
[Escalates]
Either lukewarm or burnt or perfect but just one si-i-ide
[Cymbal crash]
Perfect toast
Should be a thing of pride
For the host
It shouldn't make me want to wail
Like a ghost
Because it's simply less than par
[Escalates]
Why, oh why, oh WHY?
[Music drops off to let the voice have this line]
Does the toaster ruin my to-oh-oh-OAST
[Ba da da]

I also made a list of stuff that I'm scared of. I'm not going to post it here, but I think I'll add it to the ded, in a sense. I dedicate this page to being able to face stuff that you're scared of.

(Done for now, but I reserve the right to add later)

Fabi S. said...

Hello, Raven.

[nods at Noelle] I remember it backfiring once or twice, too, because someone else had commented.

Raven said...

((do doooooo))

Tanya Halcyon (Kas) said...

(Hi.

Hear hear, Fabi!)

Dugglyn Carzainia said...

Plot invasion...! :D


Hear hear!!!

Raven said...

((I just love taking personality quizzes that tell me I'm psychologically disturbed or not in full mental health))

Raven said...

((^^))

Dugglyn Carzainia said...

Hullo Raven, pleasure to meet you!!



And Kassy!! :D :D

Raven said...

(

Fabi S. said...

I also dedicate this page to Star saying inVadering instead of invading. Because I'm pretty sure she did that at one point.

Hey Dugglyn, Kas.

Tanya Halcyon (Kas) said...

(@Raven Don't trust quizzes. Ever. They do not work.

Seriously.

You need high quality quizzes, like the ones doctors have, to be accurate.

The ones on the Internet are broken/fake.)

Fabi S. said...

How are you all?

Raven said...

((I have to ask, do you all live in a completely different time zone or, like me, do you find no better place to be at 00:22?))

Raven said...

((^^))

Raven said...

()

Noelle said...

And Star's left and right thing

Raven said...

((I'm off to Netflix))

Fabi S. said...

I'm in the US, so it's a reasonably decent hour here.

Zanida Laufeydottir Queen of Asgard (Zafira Kerias) said...

So yesterday I actually made a prison guard cry, and confused another.

First in order to visit I had to be 18, so the guard at the window takes my passport and checks and I'm good. Now we go up to the metal detectors. The second guard takes the pass, which has our ages, names and relations to the person we're visiting, looks at my passport, to me, back to my passport, to my permit, back to me, back to the pass and you could tell he was adding up the years for my age. Then he says wow you really are 18!

Then upon going into the visiting room, you can hug the person you're seeing briefly. I haven't seen my brother since Ocotober. I haven't hugged him since December 2014. So he jumps up from his chair and hugs me and we both start crying. We hug again and that usually isn't allowed, but the guard is too busy crying too as she's watching us.

Tanya Halcyon (Kas) said...

(Hear hear!

Oh, hi, Duggy, Fabi, Noelle! I want to hug you guys so much! :3 (but won't because I am really far away and can't afford the long distance hug tax)

@Noelle Well done on getting accepted onto your courses? *nods, confused*

@Raven Welcome to XPLOR- uh, Blogland! :) We haven't talked! Hi! What's your favorite SP book?)

Fabi S. said...

OOH YES

I dedicate this page to right-left-diagonal-up-down-circular-curvy-multipledirections-invisibledirections-nonexistenentdirections. [nods]

And to Mara Directionifying everything.

Tanya Halcyon (Kas) said...

(Hey, Zaffy. Aww, I'm glad you finally got to see him. And hug him.

@Raven I have nothing better to do. I'm in UK.)

Tanya Halcyon (Kas) said...

(Hear hear!

Oh, Mara! She's not been on for ages :/)

Fabi S. said...

There's a hug tax? Too bad, [Tacklehugs Kas]

[Gives everybody cake]

Hello Zaf, I'm glad you got to see your brother.

Tanya Halcyon (Kas) said...

(And Raven's gone.

Well then.)

Zanida Laufeydottir Queen of Asgard (Zafira Kerias) said...

Thanks. It was great. 2 and a half hours. I was so happy....It was so hard before because in January my parents could go and I couldn't.

Tanya Halcyon (Kas) said...

(*is tacklehugged*

Hello, hugger!

*returns cake*

*returns most of the cake*

*returns half of the cake*)

Tanya Halcyon (Kas) said...

(@Zaf Will you be able to see him again?)

Dugglyn Carzainia said...

It's currently five p.m. so I think this is an acceptable time.

*supermegahuggletacklesofdoomvils Kas*
AWAY WITH THIS EVIL HUG TAX

Tanya Halcyon (Kas) said...

(*is supermegahuggletacklesofdoomviled*

*hugs back*

Hey! :)

What are y'all up to?)

Tanya Halcyon (Kas) said...

(*pours some coffee for anyone who wants some*

*also tea*

*rare, awesome tea*)

Dugglyn Carzainia said...

I am relaxing becAuse I am tired from skiing!

Tanya Halcyon (Kas) said...

(Ooh, skiing!

*pours hot drinks for Duggy*

:3)

Dugglyn Carzainia said...

Yeah! :D
*decides the warm drink is hot chocolate*

Jai (Silente Tempest - St Of Sinners) said...

(*cuddles the minion I somehow won at the cinema in one of those rigged claw machines and have now dubbed Bert*
*yawns*)

Dugglyn Carzainia said...

!!!!

Dugglyn Carzainia said...

Wait.
I just realized this.
It is an acceptable hour for me to be up, but you guys?? It's almost 1 in the morning!

Tanya Halcyon (Kas) said...

(Hey, Jaimie! :) *hugs and pours drinks*

Are you okay?)

Jai (Silente Tempest - St Of Sinners) said...

(Shhh.
*covers up the clock*
Its fineeeeeee.
*nuzzles Bert's cheek*
Needta stay up.)

Jai (Silente Tempest - St Of Sinners) said...

(*hugs kas back*)

Tanya Halcyon (Kas) said...

(@Dugglyn It's also unacceptable to be single on Valentine's Day, but it is what it is.)

Tanya Halcyon (Kas) said...

(@Jai You do? *pours hot, caffeine-rich drinks for her*)

Jai (Silente Tempest - St Of Sinners) said...

(Yeh.
*sips drink*)

Tanya Halcyon (Kas) said...

(@Jai Why no sleep?)

Dugglyn Carzainia said...

..fine.

*hugs Jai*
:))


And it was perfectly acceptable to be single on Valentine's day.

Tanya Halcyon (Kas) said...

(@Dugg Depends on what you view as acceptable, I guess.

Why am I not sleeping? -_-

*stares at Duggy*

*takes a sleeping pill and holds it between his fingers*

Do these have any side effects?)

Jai (Silente Tempest - St Of Sinners) said...

(*hugs people back*
Cause awakeness?)

Tanya Halcyon (Kas) said...

(@Jai? I am worried about you.

Which is stupid.

But still. Sleeping is important. Is there a reason you're avoiding sleep?

*offers yet more worried hugs*)

Zanida Laufeydottir Queen of Asgard (Zafira Kerias) said...

Kas- yeah whenever I take a day off of school and go

Jai (Silente Tempest - St Of Sinners) said...

(* keeps hugging back*
Cause reasons. All the reasons..)

Tanya Halcyon (Kas) said...

(@Zaf Good. I'm glad you can visit, now.

@Jai :/ something bad happened?

*hugs them both warmly*

*and again*

Please stay strong.)

Tanya Halcyon (Kas) said...

(Everybody left...

*wonders whether Raven is still watching Netflix*)

Tanya Halcyon (Kas) said...

(Good night!)

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Noelle said...

(EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO JOIN )

*Adra rips her phone away from her ear, throwing it, and a large chunk of hair, furiously down to the soft dirt* *Runs a shaky hand through her hair, panicking* *Paces*

Aretha Tesla said...

I-I'm sorry, Adra. I don't know what could have happened- there's no trace of him...

Noelle said...

*Her heart squeezes* Ok, tell me again what it felt like.

Aretha Tesla said...

His presence simply vanished- all of his thoughts and feelings were gone at once... There was a moment of quiet before we all realized he was gone, and I had to step in before anyone else could. His discipline and soul are still here, but nothing else..

Fabi S. said...

Fabi wakes up and realizes that she missed her stop. Well, shit. She glances out the window and sees that the bus is driving down a very familiar road, alongside a bunch of cars, motorcycles, bicycles, and swivel chairs. Kinda funny, really, that she'd end up here of all places. She pulls the little wire to signal the bus driver to pull over at the next stop and politely indicates to the woman next to her that she would like to get out now.

Fabi exits the bus, slinging her backpack over her shoulder and walks over to the info booth, picking up a bus schedule. There won't be a bus going back the way she came until tomorrow. "Well," Fabi mumbles to herself, "I suppose I can go back out into Blogland, check out the old haunts and all that." She's not expecting many of her friends to be around--from what she's heard, they haven't been around here much lately--but at least wandering and reminiscing will give her something to do...

Noelle said...

*Her heart squeezes more as she panicks* *She knows all of this, of course- she felt it as well* *Needs to calm down* *Needs to calm down* *Needs to calm down*
*Runs over to the tree line and sits, squatting, and hides her head*

Fabi S. said...

[Fabi walks down a path, admiring the clear, calm water of the lake. She stops and tilts her head. Are those voices in the distance? They sound like they might be be coming from near the fire pit, which she currently can't see through the trees. She keeps walking, turns a corner, and sees someone sitting near a tree.]

Adra...? Is... Are you alright?

Aretha Tesla said...

*hesitates, then approaches her carefully* I'm sorry, Adra... *he wishes that he had something more constructive to offer her* *there has to be something he can do* *but* *he wouldn't know where to begin...*

*looks up to see Fabi approaching* Fabienne... I'm glad you seem to be doing well. *shifts a small step closer to Adra, still not sure what to do with himself*

Noelle said...

*She places one hand on his shoe, to comfort herself, and just tries not to cry, fails, tries to think of explanations, fails*

*He can't just disappear* The moment we return home from dinner, and he's gone.. I don't understand.

Fabi S. said...

[She starts slightly--she had been focused on Adra and hadn't seen Niccolò there]

Hello... It's...good to see you both again. [She wishes it was under more cheerful circumstances]

What's going on? Is there anything I can do to help?

Aretha Tesla said...

*he meets Fabienne's eyes for a moment, before his gaze flits away* Alastair- vanished... We aren't sure how.

Fabi S. said...

Vanished as in he's no longer in your head?

[She's ever-so-slightly terrified of what might be able to do that]

[And by ever-so-slightly, I mean a lot.]

Noelle said...

*She can't cope* *Usually when her husband is in trouble, she can find him, but he has always been within reasonable attainability*
*Bites the inside of our cheek* Fabi, please, you have to help us.

Aretha Tesla said...

Yes- it appears his consciousness is simply- gone...

*sits down beside Adra, and just takes her hand* *he can feel her panic, and wishes he had some way to comfort her*

Noelle said...

*Adra grips his hand fiercely, lowing her head into her lap as she does so* *Rocks herself a little*

Fabi S. said...

Of course. I'll do everything I can.

[She's worried about a lot of things, but she'll definitely try]

Noelle said...

*Her heart picks up* You will?
*Quickly stands, almost rocks back on her heels* I have to tell Ari... *Immediately gets on her hands and knees, feeling along the grass for her phone* *Blind girl* *Can't see* *Thrown phone*

Fabi S. said...

Of course I will.

[She looks around and sees a phone, presumably what Adra is looking for]

[She picks it up and hands it to her]

Here.

Noelle said...

*Reaches out and touches it* No, that's not my phone... *Pauses* Niccolò? Perhaps it fell out when we teleported.
*Continues to feel around.

Aretha Tesla said...

*Niccolò squeezes her hand once before she moves away* I'll look for it, Adra... *he goes back to where she was standing when she threw it, and looks around* *he can't see it, so he brushes aside any foliage that might be in the way* *still, he can't see it* ...I can't seem to be able to find it. I suppose it's possible that we somehow appeared here without it...

Fabi S. said...

[She frowns, wondering who this phone belongs to, if not Adra]

Noelle said...

No, I was holding it, Niccolò... *Sighs* Just, I don't care whose phone that is. I need to call Aretha.

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Aretha Tesla said...

*removes one from his coat, and hands it to her* You can use... his.

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Fabi S. said...

(Deleted comments because the page wasn't reloading, so I didn't see that people had said stuff.)

Noelle said...

*Nods, and steps away with the phone to call Aretha* *Her voice would be heard at no louder than a mumble*

Aretha Tesla said...

*Aretha answers her* Adra? Did you learn anything?

Noelle said...

(That's alright Fabi! I'm sorry)

*Closes her eyes* Nothing. We have Fabi on board, though. She said that she will help us out. I mean, it was just a really weird feeling...
When are you available to get here?

Fabi S. said...

(It's ok, I rebooted the router, and I think it's working again now. If it starts glitching again, I can switch to my phone.)

Fabi S. said...

[She tries to turn on the unknown phone, but it doesn't work--either damaged in some way or just been sitting there for long enough to run out of battery]

[She shrugs it off for now. It's easy to lose your phone in the middle of a practice duel or whatever Blogland-y people do nowadays]

[At any rate, it seems to be unconnected to the present circumstances, and is not a bomb in disguise]

[Waits for Adra to be done with her phone call]

Aretha Tesla said...

Aretha: I can be there in 10 minutes. Just hang on till I get there, ok? We'll find him.

Noelle said...

(Oh hon!)

*Adra nods* Yes. Ok. *Ends the call, and ambles back to Niccolò* I'll take the phone, Fabi. I can hook it up and look into it. *Reaches over and slips the phone back into the pocket that Niccolò pulled it out of*

Fabi S. said...

Ok cool.

[trying and failing to be helpful] It's not a bomb.

[hands Adra the unknown phone]

[oh hey, unknown and phone rhyme]

[why are you noticing stuff like that, Fabi? I'm sure there are more important things you could be noticing]

Noelle said...

*She very much appreciated Fabi's help*

Fabi, I really think that y-
*Her face pauses mid breath*

Fabi S. said...

[Blinks]

I...?

[Looks concerned]

Aretha Tesla said...

*it's alright* *Niccolò doesn't know how to be helpful, either- but he appreciates her effort to help them* *or, well, Adra*

*looks over to her* Adra...?

Noelle said...

**She doesn't say anything for a moment more*
*Her body curls once, and she bends over, blood falling from her lips as it all but pours out*

Aretha Tesla said...

*his eyes widen slightly, and he rushes closer to her, placing his hand lightly against her shoulder, trying to feel for what's wrong*

Noelle said...

*Places her hands on her knees as she coughs, frightened by the sudden shift, as more blood comes out* *More parts are missing- the bottom of her other lung is missing now*

Fabi S. said...

Adra!

[She takes a couple steps forward, reaching a hand out as if to catch her]

Aretha Tesla said...

Adra- does it- it doesn't always happen this way, does it? *he gently devotes some energy to heal her, but* *it isn't working* I can't heal you...

Noelle said...

*Leans on Fabi a little, and arm grasping out and catching her forearm as more blood spills* N-no... It's always been the same pieces missing.

Fabi S. said...

What's going on? I...

[She's panicking, trying to think]

[A streak of silver spreads down her hair]

[Adra... If Niccolo can't heal her...]

Fabi S. said...

[They're talking like this is normal]

[I've been gone too long...]

Aretha Tesla said...

*glances up at the silver streak* Fabienne, are you alright...?

Noelle said...

*Closes her eyes a little, trying to maintain control* Alright. I need you two to help me to the lab. I need to recline.

Fabi S. said...

I'm worried about my friend, but other than that, I'm fine.

[She doesn't seem to notice the silver streak]

Fabi S. said...

Okay.

[Supports one side of Adra]

Noelle said...

*Appreciates their support* *When they can, she will decline and, almost instantly, fall unconscious from loss of blood*


((I should be going you two. I'll see you both tomorrow <3))

Aretha Tesla said...

*Niccolò will support her other side, and help Fabienne return her to the lab* *once they get in, he will leave Adra in her bed, trying to make her comfortable* Thank you, Fabienne...

((Perhaps I ought to be going, then, also. I shall return tomorrow, as well.))

Fabi S. said...

[Nods. Just...nods]

((Sleep well, both of you.))

Chione Asahina said...

;-; i threw up last night and i set my alarm for half past 7 for Uni but fell right back asleep and i'm currently missing it.

Tanya Halcyon (Kas) said...

(Hi.

Aww, Gemma! :S)

Star Inkbright said...

@Gemma: :(

Chione Asahina said...

I turned up to uni and realised it was a mistake. 21st century business tutorial and accounting lecture.

Jai (Silente Tempest - St Of Sinners) said...

(BTG Song. Enjoy, anyone who reads it.)

Noelle said...

*Adra sleeps through the night, and wakes up once to turn, and cough blood into her sleeve* *Lays her head back, shutting her eyes* *A little bit rolls down her chin, drops onto her collar*

Fabi S. said...

[Fabi sits on a chair somewhere near by, drifting in and out of sleep]

[The silver streak that was in her hair has mostly faded by morning]

Noelle said...

*Feels that Fabi is nearby, and gently removes herself from her bed* *She needs to get some medicine to help* *Takes her husband's cane, and uses it to prop herself up, slowly walking towards the door of her bedroom*

Aretha Tesla said...

*Niccolò doesn't sleep, trying to keep control of the power vacuum that Alastair left behind*

*Aretha will have arrived in the night, and fallen asleep on a couch*

*when Adra rises, Niccolò will take her arm, to help her move around* What do you need?

Noelle said...

*She closes her eyes* I have medicine that I can take.. It might help. *She feels that vacuum too, and closes her eyes, resting her mind against his, and helping support him in his position*

Fabi S. said...

[Fabi stirs and opens her eyes]

[It takes her a minute...]

[Oh, yeah.]

Aretha Tesla said...

Do you want me to bring it to you, or would you rather I bring you to it?
*he appreciates her help- it's hard for him to manage all the other names on his own*

Noelle said...


*Fabi is likely down by Aretha too* *Opens the door into her atrium, and gets to the stairs* *Fabi would see and hear them nearby*

No, I think I should try to make it there. My body's just adjusting. *Moves slowly- doesn't want to lose her breath*

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Jai (Silente Tempest - St Of Sinners) said...

(*wanders in and sits vaguely within the proximity of the people*)

Fabi S. said...

[She hears people moving around and stands up, stretching]

[She should make sure everything's okay or something]

Fabi S. said...

((Hello Jai!))

Jai (Silente Tempest - St Of Sinners) said...

(Hey Fabi. How are you?)

Aretha Tesla said...

*nods to Adra* Alright. I will help you if you need it.

*Aretha stirs, stretches, and then wakes up also, peeking out of the room to try to assess the situation* Hi, Fabi. How are you?

Aretha Tesla said...

((Hello, Silente.))

Noelle said...

((Jai, you're welcome to join))

*She has Niccolò's arm, then, leaning a little on him as she descends the stairs* *She moves slowly, for fear that she overexhert herself*

Fabi S. said...

((I'm okay, you?))

Oh, hi Ari. [she smiles somewhat sadly] It's nice to see you again. I'm...alright, I suppose. How are you?

Jai (Silente Tempest - St Of Sinners) said...

(Hey Nic, say hi to Ari for me? How are you both?
Hi Noelle how are you?
I will do, just trying to figure out how to fit my characters it.)

Noelle said...

((I'm ok.
You don't have to try. Just... Jump.?))

Aretha Tesla said...

*he keeps pace with her, and just offers support if she needs it*

Aretha: *smiles slightly back* *her eyes are older than they used to be* Hi. I guess I'm alright, too.

Jai (Silente Tempest - St Of Sinners) said...

( I haven't spoke to you since we were editing your lab on mc. How did your thing go?

Jump. Right. *nods* Uhm..)

Aretha Tesla said...

((I am as well as I can be, I imagine. Aretha is well. How are you?))

Fabi S. said...

Well, that's better than being not alright...

[pause]

Do you know how Adra and Niccolò are doing?

Jai (Silente Tempest - St Of Sinners) said...

(I'm not so bad. Been iffy the past few days emotions wise but otherwise fine.)

Jai (Silente Tempest - St Of Sinners) said...

*walks out of the kitchen*
*she came last night when she heard the news*

*sees Aretha and Fabi, walking over to join them*
Hi..

Noelle said...

(It went well, thank you)

*She appreciates the support, and comes down to the small group of people, making sure to shift over quietly, so to not disturb them*

Jai (Silente Tempest - St Of Sinners) said...

(I'm glad it went well!)

Fabi S. said...

((Have Fabi and Silente met in RP canon?))

((If yes:))

[nods at Silente]

Hey, Sil. How's it going?

((If no:))

[nods at Silente]

Hello there.

Aretha Tesla said...

((I'm sorry to hear that you aren't well, Silente.))

Aretha: Sort of, I guess. I know this is the first time Niccolò has had control of himself in months, and it's hard to stay in that spot without Alastair around. I know Adra is in a bit of a panic- and I'm not really sure what else is wrong with her...
*looks over to Silente* Oh, hi. It's been a while.

Jai (Silente Tempest - St Of Sinners) said...

(I.. know she's met some of your characters? I don't think she's met Fabi.)

*nods back at Fabi*
*looks at Adra and Niccolo with a worried expression*

Fabi S. said...

Hey, Adra. How are you doing?

[Steps to the side slightly to make room in what appears to be a vaguely circle-like formation of people]

Jai (Silente Tempest - St Of Sinners) said...

It has hasn't it.
*smiles gently at Ari*

Jai (Silente Tempest - St Of Sinners) said...

*blinks and steps out of the way, following Fabi's lead*

Fabi S. said...

((I know she's met Liz and a few others, but let's assume for now that she and Fabi don't know each other, but have maybe been introduced already))

Fabi S. said...

[Fabi's nose twitches and she just sort of nods]

Noelle said...

((Thank you))

*Adra gently ushers Niccolò into the spot made by Fabi as she ambles over to the kitchen nearby, and digs through her medicine box* *Takes a small yellow pill, then a second round one* *Comes back out then, the little can both a guide and a support*

I feel as if I've been flattened by a steam roller, actually. Did you sleep alright?

Aretha Tesla said...

*Niccolò is taken back by Adra's response, and glances at her briefly before casting his eyes down*

*Aretha, in response, just takes his hand* *it makes him feel a slight bit better* *she looks up at Adra, her tone confident* We will find him, Adra, and we'll fix whatever is happening to you. We've never failed before.

Fabi S. said...

Yeah, I slept okay.

Do we...have any sort of plan or anything?

Jai (Silente Tempest - St Of Sinners) said...

*just stays silent and listens, keeping her distance*
*she's always been taught to keep her distance*

Noelle said...

*Breathes out* I know, Ari. But it just kills me to think about what is happening to my husband..

*Shakes her head* I don't know, Fabi. There are plenty of people who have a vandetta against us, but... I don't think it would be them. This is too strange.

Noelle said...

*vendetta

Fabi S. said...

[nods] The list of people who could do something like this has got to be extremely short.

Aretha Tesla said...

*Niccolò nods briefly* I don't imagine anyone we know of is capable of having done this.

Aretha: I know... I'm sorry. But I'm sure he also knows you'll find him.

John said...

*Sloooowwwwly sneaks up behind Sil*

So, creepin much?

Aretha Tesla said...

*Aretha looks over at Silente* Do you have any ideas, maybe? You've been around Blogland a lot more frequently than the rest of us lately.

Jai (Silente Tempest - St Of Sinners) said...

*glance at Blake*
*glares, tensing up, gritting her teeth*
*looks back at Adra and the group, speaking quietly*
For your information I'm here to help.

Aretha Tesla said...

Aretha: *blinks* Oh. Hello, Blake.

Noelle said...

*Blinks* The only person whom I could think of that would be only remotely able to do this would need extensive knowledge of a true name.

Jai (Silente Tempest - St Of Sinners) said...

I don't know anyone who would.. well, who would DARE go after Alastair anymore, never mind want to? He hasn't really been annoying people recently.

John said...

*Chuckles at Sil's glare*

Heyo, what's with the little group huddle?

Aretha Tesla said...

No one else knows this much about true names. At least... I would hope not.

Fabi S. said...

The closest I can think of is Aevil. She can put people in clay bodies. I'm pretty sure she wouldn't be able to isolate just Alastair though, and even if she could, you'd still be able to connect with him or sense him somehow.

[Scowls at Blake. She tries not to judge people by first impressions, but he seems extremely obnoxious]

Who are you?

John said...

Blake Soul, necromancer, maker of bad jokes, and... no, that's pretty much it. Who are you, if you don't mind my asking?

Chione Asahina said...

Hello.

Jai (Silente Tempest - St Of Sinners) said...

(Hi Gem.)

Chione Asahina said...

:D -cuddles Jai tightly- Hey gorgeous. ^.^

Aretha Tesla said...

((Hello, Gemma.))

Aretha: *glances over at Blake, then back to the group* We're trying to save a friend.

Chione Asahina said...

Hello Niccolo. Been ages since I've seen you around :3

Noelle said...

I hope not either... You've had centuries of research. No one could possibly. *Sighs, and tilts a little, and leans her shoulder into Niccolo*

Jai (Silente Tempest - St Of Sinners) said...

(*cuddles tightly back and raises an eyebrow* Yep, you're delirious, your illness has gotten to your head.)

John said...

Oh, well if you've got any use for my abilities I'd be happy to lend them to you. Nothing better to do these days anyways.

Fabi S. said...

((Hi Gemma. How are you?))

I'm Fabienne Statement.

[Glances at Ari, then Adra, then the others, trying to gauge if Blake is someone they trust]

Jai (Silente Tempest - St Of Sinners) said...

*mutters*
How about actually look after your kids.
*shakes her head*
Well there has to be someone with motive and powers? Could the other names have done this without you detecting it, Niccolò

Noelle said...

*She is adamant about keeping her distance from Blake, and just leans heavily*

Aretha Tesla said...

((Indeed.))

Aretha: *pauses, then nods to him, cautiously* Thanks. Right now, we're just trying to make a plan of some kind... Figure out who would even be capable of doing this.

Niccolò: *glances over to Silente* No, nothing like this has ever happened before. I don't believe there is any way one of the names could be responsible, or they certainly would have done it earlier.

Jai (Silente Tempest - St Of Sinners) said...

Then I have no idea how this could've happened..

Noelle said...

*Her heart hurt and she turns, a splatter of blood landing in the crook of her arm again*

Fabi S. said...

[Also has no clue]

Jai (Silente Tempest - St Of Sinners) said...

*grimses at the blood, staring at the floor, biting her lip and holding her breath*

Chione Asahina said...

I'm a lot better, Fabi ^.^
I spent a hour and a half doodling in Accounting though. Drew Yona and Hak :P

Jai (Silente Tempest - St Of Sinners) said...

(*rolls eyes and pokes Gem*)

Aretha Tesla said...

*rests a hand on Adra, feeling to see if anything else is missing* *looks back to Silente, then, noticing her reaction to the blood* Are you alright?

Noelle said...

*Adra covers her mouth, to try to hide the blood* Niccolò, if you'll step away with me for a minute.. I need your help in the medicine cabinet.

Jai (Silente Tempest - St Of Sinners) said...

*nods, swallowing*
*her voice is slightly strained*
Yep, I'm okay. Just thirsty..
*smiles gently*

Aretha Tesla said...

Alright. *glances once more at Silente, and then nods to Adra, helping her step away*

Jai (Silente Tempest - St Of Sinners) said...

*goes back to watching her feet and holding her a breath*

Noelle said...

*She's having trouble walking* *A section of her heart's left ventricle has just dissolved* *She pulls him down the back hallway, and roots through the medicine cabinet*

Fabi S. said...

[Watches Adra and Niccolò walk off, her forehead wrinkling in concern]

Jai (Silente Tempest - St Of Sinners) said...

*glances at Fabi*
I don't think we've met before? I'm Silente Tempest..

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