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Greetings elegan/tg/entlemen to the next installment of this quest and I dearly hope everyone can have a good time.

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Starting next post.

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The trip back to the massive hallway of the mansion proved fruitful, the way to your destination was constantly streamed by floating Will-o-wisps, the small ball of light would shimmer and hover before disappearing through the walls and furniture, but sometime you would hear a faint sound coming out of them, a soft constant humming from an ethereal voice that would die out a few second after being heard and, most importantly, you weren’t the only one in hearing it but none could do so as consistently as you, Hadraniel was the first one to actually stop and point it out and once you revealed how the balls of lights would constantly float over everyone, Ame made a statement.

‘’It’s the song of the Will-o-Wisps, whatever remnant of egos possessed by the departed slowly leaks out of them just like we exhale air.’’

She paused there, her brilliant eyes lingering on you, which in turn provoked you to become the center of everyone stares, and of course the golem spared you for feeling awkward as she took a step forward, tilting her head to the Inari in silent question.

‘’And in turn it’ll cause the living to see what they shouldn’t, memories coming alive in twisted form, be warned everyone for if we step into the songs of the dead, they won’t let us go easily’’.

None could see or hear them as clearly as you do and sometime, you would hear various condemnations just out of earshot but everything conveniently stopped once you reached your destination.
>cont field limit is bieng a pain right off the bat, yay

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Now, the hall itself was a very welcome change of scenery compared to the serpentine column forcing your group to travel in a line, exploring the mansion might become quite the chore if every path is similar to the one you just took, never mind the doors and furniture: such a numerous group proceeding into the bowels of a giant mansion will make any confrontations in the hallway nightmarish and its why Batrion was the one to open the march, and Mylen the one to close it but the impeding infrastructures was frustrating, to say the least, but the numbers of doors and rooms would mean that a numerous group will finish investigating quickly: in the end it’s a double edged sword.

Fortunately this uselessly large entrance allowed more than enough breathing room, here, each step resonated, the floor a stream of peerless beige ceramic without furniture or decoration, only several pillars supporting the balcony of the second floor acted as obstruction and right above the large double door that you previously went through was a stained-glass window of red, blue,, black and orange representing… a familiar scene, destroyed mansion with water cascading out into the world and a lone person kneeling at the center with the sun shining bright red.


Athena voice snaps you out of your reverie but, in the corner of your eyes you spot the angel looking at the only decoration of the room, the link telling you her feelings of forlorn nostalgia.

‘’We’ll have to decide between East and West, let’s look for anything unusual before deciding’’
Athena isn’t anywhere near you, she’s actually standing near Ame with Sylphis, the one that spoke to you right now is Mylen but the distinct feeling of having heard the lizardwoman voice… could it have been a passing reverie? You’ve been thinking about her a lot in the past few minutes after all.


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No time to linger, the group separated inside while staying in the same room and the result is simple, you either have to go back the way you came, West, or go East, for the single door leading North gave way to a small outside garden that was a complete dead end.
One thing of notes however, was that on both the first and second floor of the East side, some kind of roots lingered under the door and the subsequent hallway showed numerous vegetation surviving on floor, walls and roof.

But the West, when you went to open the only door of the second floor, showed the same wooden corridor you previously went through but, surprisingly, you saw a specter, a literal one instead of a ball of flame: a quadruped creature burning blue was sitting and looking straight at you, some kind of beast with a tail very much like Ame-no-Uzume, but only a few seconds after your eyes meets its burning iris, the beast disappeared inside the hallway, literally vanishing as several colored Will-o-Wisps invaded the area.


Now, everyone is packed into a nice circle, you could bring up what you’ve seen of course but it might eat more time than needed, thus everything is down to a very simple question : East or West?

>> No.21856904

I say we go west. Time seems to be an issue so let's no waste it with talking.

>> No.21856971

Go west, but warn the group we just saw another specter.

>> No.21856995


"I saw an apparition of some four-legged creature in the corridor of the West door, but it vanished seconds later. I think we should try that way first, but everyone look sharp and be careful."

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Waited a bit for more input but it seem like west win, on with the show

>> No.21857236

We're gonna die.

>> No.21857289

It's not like we have any other leads. Unless Garret can point the way.

>> No.21857416


That's my way of thinking. We're looking for a Hero in a haunted mansion; it's not like we can just ring a bell and have the butler bring him to us.

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"I saw an apparition of some four-legged creature in the corridor of the West door, but it vanished seconds later.’’

Thankfully nobody take you for a lunatic, although you certainly cut straight into the circle and, for some reason, Batrion got up to look westward but the one to come with a
rebuttal was, surprisingly, Garret.

‘’Could you describe it?’’

So you do, as accurately as you can a four legged canine with a fox tail, small and fast yet somehow elegant in its movement, burning the same blue of Ame sortileges.

‘’A fox spirit’’

The vulpine girl was the one to cut into the silence of your description and, you saw a clear emotion of pain run across the alchemist eyes as he looked up toward the second floor.

‘’It’s related to the girl Siegfried saw, isn’t it?’’

Sylphis concern actually surprised you – in a good way – the girl would never have said something like that previously but now, the link tell you of empathy and concern as she give Garret an honest look, the man isn’t someone you can say you know but he’s clearly agitated and obviously somehow related to that pinkish woman.

‘’Yeah, but we should go East’’

He points to the vines under the door.

‘’Seem like the safer bet, all I know is that Kyorn is somehow under us’’

Do you wish to reconsider your destination?

>> No.21857474


Let's take Garret's advice and go east. He's the one member of the party with the best idea of what he's doing, other than Ame.

>> No.21857479

I still kinda want to go west honestly. Who knows what kind of plant life exists in a place like this.

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Should we leave it to a roll?

>> No.21857525

So, we still don't want to split the party? Because this looks like a good spot to really do it.

>> No.21857553

I still think it's a bad idea to split the party.

>> No.21857570

I'm thinking east is the better idea honestly.

Splitting the party here of all places is a terrible idea if you ask me.

>> No.21857576


I agree with this guy.


Yeah, let's roll for it, if there aren't any objections?

>> No.21857598


I'm very wary of doing that, but if we absolutely had to: Athena goes with Siggy (we need to watch her because of that demon arm), while either Sylphis or Hadraniel goes with Ame.

Each team should have: one spellcaster, a couple of fighters, and at least one girl with soul-link to Siegfried (sudden feeling of alarm/fear tells all linked ones "Trouble! We need backup!"

I don't want to split the party but this is the way to do it if we MUST and gives both groups the least chance of dying.

>> No.21857607

Fair enough. Personally I would like to go west because it will bug if we don't. At the same time Garret is the one that tell where this hero is and if think east is safer, then we should go east.

tl;dr: roll it.

>> No.21857627

yeah go east

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You don't have to split the party, the descisio nwas reached to not do it last thread but the corridor of the mansion are pretty small: it make navigating as a group hard but, the whole group wil lbe able to investigate the rooms faster due to the numbers, its a double edged sword.

I'll wait a bit more fo a consensus, but I East and West seem to have 2 vote each

>> No.21857646


>>21857474 / >>21857598 here.

I have no objections to rolling for it.

>> No.21857697

Three for East:

Two for West:

>> No.21857698

Rolled 2

1 = West
2 = East

>> No.21857984


Welp, time to watch out for living vines/plant tentacles

>> No.21858070
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Eastward was the consensus, the intrigue brought by the spirits of the west will have to be ignored for a more pressing matter but, the young alchemist lingered for a moment, looking back before taking his place in the column, all of the girls feeling clear empathy over his distress, it’s obvious that he has history with that girl, you did catch the heavily armored form of Batrion giving him a pat on the shoulder before he walked at the vanguard of the group, the first destination would be the first floor due to the logical proximity of any possible underground facilities.

The corridor was as tight as the previous ones, the door opened slowly and with enough resistance to prove its complete abandonment with many vines and roots ripped apart by the paladin strength, all of the plants were juggling from healthy green to sickly yellow while the wooden floor appeared old and sick, the various plants almost looking like reinforcement as were literally stitched to the floor, and to a lesser extend walls and roof.

This amount of concentrated growth is obviously abnormal, the complete absence of windows, coupled with the closeness of the walls, gave you quite an intense feeling of claustrophobia, everyone was forced into a column and the first few doors were opened, giving way into completely empty room conquered by vines, sometime even small flowers would be popping out of the roof.

No trace of spirits, how peculiar, however as you proceeded on the lone, serpentine corridor you finally hit an intersection.

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The floor literally separated into a Y, the right side was obviously much more filled with healthy growths, the roots and vines coverings everything looked both a healthy green and quite thick while the left side was cut, filled with dead plants and, at the far end, you saw some balls of light floating and disappearing into the walls, however Ame being next to you took you out of your reverie.

‘’I’ve never set foot around here’’

So she has been here before, her continuous lack of input certainly hasn’t helped anything so far.

‘’But there a door here’’

Right in the middle, Ame take out a small dagger out of her pouch and slit her index, the blood doesn’t even reach the floor, a single drop disappear into the ether and, in a burst of magic, a shimmering door of blue fame appear inside the wall.

‘’We don’t have time for such distraction’’

Yet the vulpine queen doesn’t bring a retort to the alchemist remark, instead she’s simply clenching her jaw while looking at the door and, indecision spread amongst everyone beside the Hero who is simply looking at the two possible paths: A door of fire doesn’t exactly sound like a very appealing destination but, the more you stay closer to that apparition, the more the beast inside you rouse, not angered, but curious.

>> No.21858108

The door, use the door!

"Whatup beast?"

>> No.21858207

Hmm. Well, no more time wasters after this. Check the door.

>> No.21858211


Open the door and see what's on the other side FIRST. If it seems to go to a lower floor, that might be the way to go.

Anyone else a little bothered by Ame being so tight-lipped about this place considering she was born in this swamp?

>> No.21858263

Yes. Very much so and if it wasn't for the matter of time...well let's just get this over with fast.

>> No.21858288

Very much so. Gonna have to have a talking to our fiance at some point.

>> No.21858298


That is a little suspicious, now that you mention it.

Still, it's probably best NOT to do anything that encourages our inner beast here.

>> No.21858305


ha ha oh, I had forgotten about this.

>> No.21858512

The sooner Siggy and Co. find this Hero and GTFO of this place, the better I'll like it.

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A rare occurrence, the second time now that your interest coincides with that of the intruder nesting in your body and soul, the door is burning bright and quiet, shimmering, dancing a few centimeter above the wall, you’ll have to watch your footing.

‘’I’m not seeing anything’’

Athena is holding her demonic palm, flexing her fingers but her words were enough to make you stop and, with one hand on the warm rotund handle of the door, your eyes travel along everyone else, and nobody beside Ame seem to have the slightest clue on what you are holding and of course, what you are seeing.


The queen faces is completely emotionless, the light of her golden gaze is unnatural and for a moment, you feel like everyone is far, far away yet the beast is curious and prompt you to turn and look inside the door but, you deny and resist.

‘’Do or don’t Siegfried, this is a mansion that trap en enrapture the soul of the living’’

Ame-no-Uzume-no-Mikoto, you certainly don’t know much about her but right now she’s standing on her lonesome, your companions disappeared and gesturing toward this closed, flaming door, the curiosity of the beast almost make it out to be like the opening of a Pandora box.

‘’And you are a very important life…’’

>> No.21858657

I'm starting to think we shouldn't go in now... It almost feels like this is a GM "Are you suuuure you want to do this?" warning.

>> No.21858660 [DELETED] 


Okay....Ame is now officially creeping me out. Direct a thought to the Beast Within: "What's in there that's got you so curious?"

>> No.21858683


Okay....Ame is now officially creeping me out. I do not think Siggy should go in there. "Majesty: are you all right? What's in there?"

>> No.21858747

I don't know if we should discuss this anymore. INH seems to be saying time is a huge issue here and we're wasting time on deciding to go in or not. We should just decide now if we go in or not.

>> No.21858763


So... Don't open the door, then?

Just checking to see what's inside may prove to be just as detrimental as going inside. I don't like this.

>> No.21858777


Do not go in that door. We'll find another way.

from >>21858683

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Ah so /tg/ has been scared, not opening the door it is

>> No.21858809

Screw that. I say open the door.

>> No.21858840

Fine. Challenge accepted.

Open the door.

Remember what the Hero that's to be with for a short time, we must chose our own path. The beast is curious, as am I.

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I was merely teasing friends but if the votes change I'll have to comply

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Again, doing what the beast wants is PROBABLY NOT THE BEST PLAN.

Unless, of course, you want everyone to die. Heartless bastards.

>> No.21858908

Who says the beast is wrong here? There might something wroth checking out back behind that door.

>> No.21858911

I don't even know what the votes for this are at the moment.

>> No.21858923

>>21858840 (here)
My only vote so far in this thread.

So take that for what you will.

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>> No.21858947


4 for not opening the door, 2 for checking it out by my count.

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I'll wait a bit but that seem like the proper count


Its okay anon

>> No.21858986

Yet again we are suffering from the common problem of Not Enough Information.

Can we sense if any magic/corrupting is leaking from it?

>> No.21858999


That's a good question.

>> No.21859017

Do we heard anything coming from it? Do we feel something, like heat, cold, etc?

Can we open it from afar, you know, a rope or something?

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Do I even need to say it at this point?

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Nope, none of it, its clean, if corruption was present I would have made certain to say it, as far as magic goes, oh my its quite peculiar but you aren't feeling anything as well, very unusual from such a magical show isn't it?

>> No.21859043


Well, the door is WARM if the description is of any indication...

>> No.21859055

Sorry about that, distracted...

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Anyway I'm cutting and the result is to not open it, can't linger here for too long we got places to be!

>> No.21859137

Fuck, this is such a wildcard, we know nothing about it.

I really don't know what to say to be honest. I feel like if we don't pick it we'll get shafted and run into an enemy and if we do choose to open it we'll get murdered by something as well.

>> No.21859139


>> No.21859153


>> No.21859205
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Discretion is the better part of valor, you know.

>> No.21859219

Nothing risked, nothing gained.

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>> No.21859275

No troll, son. At some point we will need to take a chance, why not here and now when we have a full charged Hero next to us?

>> No.21859302

I gotta agree with this. Might as well be risky when we have god-damn giant paladin with us.

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True. Although, there's quite a bit at risk here currently, don't you think?

>> No.21859338

No more than anything else INH has thrown at us and again we have (for the time being) a bloody Paladin of old with us.

>> No.21859415


>Siggy opens the door
>Big Boss attacks
>paladin's summoning spell ends in the middle of combat...POOF

>> No.21859432

We had the time to risk it. Feels like a wasted opportunity.

>> No.21859433
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Never know when things could go south.

>> No.21859485

It's been stated he'll have around four more hours with us though.

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The quiet frustrating growl of the creature inside you make you wince as you let go of the warm handle of the blue, flaming door but, unlike the delicious treat of corruption going against its wishes doesn’t result in the usual painful lash out, it simply disapprove strongly of your decision and disappear, letting you feel whole again and, as you turn to look at the lone queen, she cast you a disappointed glance before looking at her palm, finding more interest in her hand than you.

‘’Aren’t humans supposed to possess inexhaustible curiosity?’’

A haughty tone very unlike the elegant and charismatic Inari you know you open your mouth to retort to simply ask about her health, why is your pride to be suddenly acting like this?

‘’I simply wanted you to see for yourself, Siegfried’’

That small hand with long, gracefully feminine fingers close in a fist.

‘’How much of a fraud this newly crowned queen truly is’’


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A warm palm on your forehead and you finally open your eyes, locking gazes with a certain dark haired Inari, two vulpine ears perched high atop her head, golden eyes presenting a wall of determination.

‘’The denizen of this place seem to have you in their sight’’

Her hand has already quit your head, instead it travel to the wall where a burnt rune lies indented on the wall, it’s pretty difficult to see thank to the large shadow of the paladin as he stand watch, you notice that the group has separated but still in sight : the area you are in give you a feeling similar to a prison, several small rooms lies here and there and each of the girls is busy opening and making sure everything is clear, the soil is rugged with vines and, at the far end of this hall, lies a set of door locked in by two armors having lowered they’re halberd: incredibly old fashioned and the two pieces of empty armor have been completely invaded by vines and flowers.

‘’We’ll be out soon, you won’t have to suffer they’re mind game anymore’’

>> No.21859687

i have no clue what is happening

>> No.21859753

"What happen..."

>> No.21859760


If I'm reading that correctly, either:

1) Ame wasn't herself when she opened that hidden door (mind-controlled by her mom maybe?);

or 2) the whole thing was another one of this swamp's mindfuck visions/illusions

>> No.21859789

I'm putting bets on two.

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Isn't this swamp a lovely place?

>> No.21859841

Swaps aren't too bad, it's all the corruption we have to deal with.

>> No.21859844

Let's just move on. We have a hero to find.

>> No.21859874

Shit, re-reading it now makes option 2 seem a lot of sense.

Well, press-on as always.

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This place is the Ninth Layer of Hell.

Let's move on. Let's check out that set of double doors at the end of the hall. Maybe there are stairs leading down.

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Not nearly cold enough to be the Ninth Layer.

>> No.21860065


Third Level then: Minauros

>> No.21860316

Could've even been some sort of trap set by the Swamp King. We may have dodged a bullet, guys.

from >>21859760

>> No.21860363

Nonsense. I'm sure Ame's mother just wanted to give us useful information. We should recruit her to help us.

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So, illusions, induced hallucinations? This swamp is hell on earth but such thoughts have to be brushed aside, as you lock eyes with Ame you can clearly see that’s she’s keeping up a wall in a very similar way to Hadraniel, you don’t exactly have time to explain yourself so instead you get up without speaking to the Inari and stretch as you rub your cheek.

‘’You suddenly feel, but I decided to press on regardless, Batrion was more than willing to carry you and we’ve ended up here, inside this small hall and it seems that it’s completely empty’’

Emeth somehow worms her way around the many tailed woman, grab one of them as she pass and grab your hand while standing at your side, everyone else seem to have searched the rooms and hall thoroughly and the verdict is predictable : completely deserted, the number of rooms amounts to ten and each of them are of similar dimension with a simple bed, desk and chair completely conquered by the overgrowth, this place definitely look like a prison even if the architecture and furniture looked quite prestigious.

‘’You really need to stop this passing out habit’’

Mylen doesn’t seem pleased, but that’s simply her way of caring, this hall at least allows everyone to be nicely spread out and of course, you have to make certain they know your feeling perfectly alright and focus on the task at hands, namely, this blocked off door…


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…That the paladin demolished, the man quite simply started walking in silence, took out his mace and smashed one of the armored with enough force to bend the metal and drag the whole suit, throwing it on the floor in a broken, caved in mess of metal full of dirt, flower and vines, of course the second set met the same grisly fate, but, during the action ,you saw something even more unusual : a small will-o-wisp appearing near the roof and one of the flower, an orange tulip actually opened and shoot out a vine, imprisoning the poor thing and gulping it like a frog.

‘’Is it that fun to break things?’’

Hadraniel commented as the Paladin looked back to everyone with a thumb up and proceeded to grab the doors and pull, met with obvious resistance the silent man never let up, roots were crushed and flower killed as they moved, revealed a wonder you’d never in this place.

A greenhouse.

A massive greenhouse.

Trees long enough for a dozen meters, densely packed foliage and blood red roots stretching inside the jungle, moving plants climbing onto the first tree, the petals opening to reveal a core of viscous spines and of course in the center lies an incredibly big.. .thing, some kind of vegetative monstrosity in a sharp shell vomiting out some kind of gruel, a small jungle inside a swamp, the abundance of life was… choking.

‘’He’s in there, there’s a way down’’

The alchemist takes out his sword as he step beside the paladin.

‘’Stay grouped, hack out the vegetation, me and Siegfried will try to conserve out strength as we progress, we’ll have to move fast, Batrion, take point, Hadraniel watch the rear. Any objection?’’

Ah, you have to admit that it feel particularly good to have Ame back to her old self.

>> No.21860403

Can't see any objections to her plan.

>> No.21860444


"Good plan, Majesty."

Do what Ame says, stay sharp...and remember to look up once in a while. This Hero had wings plus we have all these plants in here; a sneak attack from above would hurt a lot.

>> No.21860455

is it me or the story is getting boring when we entered the mansion....

don't get me wrong, i really care about the characters of this story..but.. i don't know this past few threads inside the mansion.... made me want to kill 2 or 3 of them. not all of them of course... just a few...

maybe its just me...maybe.

>> No.21860476


Oh boy. A greenhouse jungle in a giant, evil swamp.

Yeah, let's stick with the plan and get the hell out of here as soon as possible.

>> No.21860509

Personally, it's the pacing, it could be better.

Just nod and move on.

I really wonder what would happen if we opened the door...

>> No.21860529


Since the horde of undead and the Shadow attacking Hadraniel, all we've seen is Ame's Momma, those will-o'-wisps, and mindfuck illusions.

My hunches tell me it's the calm before the storm.

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I am quite sorry to hear that, I jsut had to redo everything I planned due to a certain roll, but I'm trying to make things interesting right now.

>> No.21860547


The double 6's or the 2 you rolled for Hadraniel, I wonder...

>> No.21860567

It was the double crits, I'm sure of it. Shit like that really throws plans off course.

>> No.21860621


It's cool, INH. Double crit successes have a way of throwing GM plans off. Plus I think the Cursed Swamp of Fuckyou has some players on edge.

I've been since the undead swarm and the Shadow showing up; this place is creepy.

>> No.21860757




sorry about the capslock, the mansion scenes too is giving me some...."wierd" feels.
....ya ill stick with that explanation .

>> No.21860794


It's cool, INH. Double crit successes have a way of throwing GM plans off. Plus I think the Cursed Swamp of Fuck You has some players on edge. I've been since the undead swarm and the Shadow showing up.

I have played a couple Ravenloft campaigns with my group and was less creeped out by those than I am by the Swamp of Fuck You.

The sooner the party finds this Hero and leave this dreadful place, the better I'll like it. If you were shooting for a locale that could be dropped in Ravenloft with no effort at all and make us fear for the characters' lives, INH, you succeeded admirably. I salute you.

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I'm hoping we can get everyone out of here alive.

But, as much as I hate to agree, the alchemist does seem to be the most expendable member of the group currently.

I just hope that, whatever happens, it doesn't come down to something like that.

>> No.21860917

Change of mood music: https://www.endlessvideo.com/watch?v=yYqI3C4wFnw

from >>21860794

>> No.21860947

That song heavily reminded me of my days playing Golden Sun, I swear it'd fit right into those games...

>> No.21860963

we should always be behind him at all times, so that we can shove him to whatever thing that will kill one of the girls.

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Now that's just plain cruel...

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Now that's just cruel.

>> No.21860997


so the alchemist will be like the Krillin of our group?

im down with that.

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Forming a diamond formation after the words of the queen, you have to force yourself and let go of the golem as she take place near the vanguard, stepping inside the jungle while Garret and Batrion are actually in it and, immediately hostility start – and end – when a venomous spike as big as your fist shoot out toward the paladin, the man block it almost effortlessly and throw his mace at the offender, hitting true by pure reflexes, his armor light up, the runes inscribed in it shines with magic and, just like what you saw with Hadraniel, his weapon reappear in his hand.

Of course, everyone is ready for combat and then tension is thick as everyone stay immobile, trying to identify threats… that aren’t there anymore, but beside you the queen has her artifact opened, the fan glower as the dragon open its eyes, several small blue orb orbit around her tails.

Thus, you embrace Focus, but a water mage inside a jungle… isn’t exactly effective.


The march was painful, exhausting and frustrating but thankfully not deadly, the constant ambush forced the group into a quick pace, tendrils and vines would sometime shoot out of the very ground but the fast reflexes of the warrior-woman quickly took care of those, small living would travels on the ground and try to shoot poisoned spike but those were taken care off by you or Ame with a quick decisive spell, the alchemist was busy clearing out a path and Emeth provided a very effective shield for him, she would constantly get shot but the poison was completely infective on her artificial body and more than once she stomped an particularly sneaky offender, those at the rear had an easier job and more than once Hadraniel offered to take point, only to be given a thumb up by the inexhaustible paladin.

How can someone in so much armor be so swift, so full of stamina?

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Even so, it take a full hour to reach your destination, the center of the jungle near the largest, mutated tree, progress is slow and constantly impeded but thankfully everyone catch a breath as they emerge in the low grass of the thirty meters creature.


It is truly a massive one; from down there the spikes covering its shell are the length of your arm and all up its cocooned, oval form are several meter long, spike covered tentacles hanging around its body, hovering without making any sharp movement, small opening in the shell allow for, what you think must be, the nourishment of the whole jungle but that’s not all, sometime you’d see a single eye, a piercing constant gaze of orange and red, unblinking and eternal and, right under it, lie stairs, uncovered.

‘’It doesn’t look hostile’’

Ame observe, but it certainly doesn’t make you any comfortable, being right under a titanic plant form…thing.

‘’He’s… down there..’’

Garret doesn’t look well, the man is pale but doesn’t seem any weaker.

How do you wish to proceed?

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I don't think our blushing bride-to-be would approve of that.

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Send a slimegirl recon.

>> No.21861061


The slimegirls that Siggy summons are non-sentient, aren't they? If they are, I don't know if it would work.

>> No.21861064

Eh, might as well. If nothing else, we get some slimegirls to use, in case of fight, at the ready.

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>How can someone in so much armor be so swift, so full of stamina?

Bonus to Heavy Armor?

>> No.21861086


The slimegirls that Siggy summons are non-sentient, aren't they? If they are, I don't know if it would work.

Slimegirls as cannon-fodder to take the hits if we are attacked on those stairs? Now that's a great idea. I'll second that, for sure.

>> No.21861112


Its doable, summoning them en masse make it pretty much impossible to give them any kind of order beside ''Go there'' but summoning a single one to carefully move is perfectly fine

>> No.21861130


call batman, it could be poison ivy mutated to a hideous monster.

>> No.21861136

Why do I feel like this is leading to a boss battle? Because that's what's coming I know it and that dual crit pry meant we got here in time for Bro to help us fuck it up. Also here's that summary I always post and I actually completed that addendum I mentioned last thread. Will post it as well if desired.

>> No.21861147


So summoning one slimegirl and giving it an order to "go downstairs, return, and report what you observe" would work, INH?

>> No.21861158


So summoning one slimegirl and giving it an order to "go downstairs, briefly look around, return, and report what you observe" would work, INH?

>> No.21861194

yes please

>> No.21861197



>> No.21861218


Shouldn't siggy be able to see what his construct sees?

>> No.21861220


Good, then let's do this >>21861158

A little slimegirl advance-recon will be helpful.

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That's basically what happen, yeah.

Writing now

>> No.21861240

Well, if the GM himself is telling me too...

I must say, it is my pleasure and joy to be a kind of exposition meister. So this was quite fun for me.

>> No.21861296


I wish I had your talent for doing those rundown, I'm really bad at trimming stuff

>> No.21861346
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>I'm really bad at trimming stuff
So we've noticed.

>> No.21861382
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You flatter me, I wish I had your talent for writing if it makes ya feel better.

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>read the addendum

I was the anon who requested that you make the addendum highlighting the sword's abilities. Awesome job, friend! I salute you.

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I live to serve. Glad to see people are liking my work.

>> No.21861447
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You and me both, friend.

>> No.21861485

‘’Ah, everyone please wait’’

At your prompt, you become the center of attention and once you know everyone eyes are on you, you nod to Ame before continuing.

‘’I’ll summon a slime and scout the area, something that expendable is much safer than any alternative’’


To make something a bit more useful than a drone, you have to concentrate and take your time. You remember your lesson, drawing a pentagram in your head and knowing exactly what you want : a receptacle for your eyes that can be easily sacrificed.

Using your five fingers as point of origins, you extend your fingers and form a circle, small droplets of waters sticking to the tip of your fingers, the pentagram suddenly come alive in one swift motion and you break it with a rude gesture, your hand now holding a slime that you drop on the floor, the creature soon grow and gorge itself with magic, revealing a perfectly… boring slime girl without consciousness and, immediately you set to work, bouncing toward the entrance.


Only to be blocked by two enormous tentacles, they don’t pierce your thrall but they damn well near send it to the ground by the shock alone, of course everyone else draw weapons and ready for battle but, strangely, a voice emerge from the plant, low and very animalistic.


It repeats again


A pause and it continues

‘’Only two of you, down’’

>> No.21861523

Tempted to say Siggy and Hadraniel or Siggy and Garret. Just because of their knowledge on the hero. A small part of me says Hadraniel and Garret but I dislike not sending Siggy.

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Hmm. Siggy and Amy?

>> No.21861543


If the hero is down there, Hadraniel and Garret would be the best bet. Amy and Hadraniel would also be a good option.

>> No.21861569

Now that I think about any combination of Amy, Hadraniel, and Garret would work.

>> No.21861570


So only two can go downstairs?

1) Ame
2) Siegfried, Hadraniel, or Garret: whoever Ame believes would improve her chances to recruit Kyorn the Hero to her cause.

>> No.21861576

Oh shit. Good thing we sac'd that slime girl then. Kyorn is likely beyond the booby trap. I assume brute force is out of the question here so... Hadraniel and either Garret or Siggy. I'll let the others decide which.

>> No.21861616


I say let's do Siggy and Hadraniel.

>> No.21861657

‘’I’d like to go, please’’

Of course it took a good minute for everyone to calm down, somewhat, coming back from the mindset of immediate action is important for decision making and, as the massive tentacles retract, you let go of the slime and it disappear in the ground, quickly gobbled up by nature.

‘’…I can’t refuse this to you, Garret’’

You can tell that the paladin and Hadraniel wished to come as well, but the Inari ignore them, favoring you instead as she simply gaze at you with harsh, strong eyes.

‘’You’ve worked as my representative before Siegfried, would you like to accompany him?’’

>back in twenty minute, I really should have added this before ending the previous update.

>> No.21861695

They all want to recruit, the only question is which combination was best. When he defeated our Angel he didn't look happy about doing it, maybe he regrets it and thus a request from her might have a high chance of working.

>Blood Oaths means someone did someone a *major* favor or that they're Bros. Don't know which one though.
>Siggy and him likely have the consumer ability and he is Hadraniel's anchor. That would definitely pique his interest.
>Ame=Queen, people respect royalty and she is the reason they're all here.

So it's really some combination of the above. Again, the only question is, which one is best.

Ok, so Garret goes. Who else will it be people, I have no idea what would be best, all are good choices for the reasons I outlined above.

>> No.21861725



If Hadreniel really wants to, she can unsummon herself to the sword shrine and pop out later.

>> No.21861735


Perhaps send Hadraniel with him?

>> No.21861736

Could someone jog my memory about why this whole hero retrieval business is so personal to Garret?

>> No.21861747

Blood Oath with the Hero.

>> No.21861765

He has a blood oath with him. That's certainly implies something really fucking major happened between them.
From >>21861695

>> No.21861770

If Ame is asking, I suppose we might as well go in her place. Better something happen to us than her.

>> No.21861779

I'd say Hadraniel, but that would likely mean missing out on even more info. Why don't we ever have enough info? Why can't Siggy catch a break?

>> No.21861794

So what you're trying to say is, you want to cheat the giant tentacle thing.

>> No.21861812


We don't have to.

But the option is available.

>> No.21861815

I'd ask her if that's a good idea first. Kyorn pry knows all about that sword and who it's linked to. Meaning it's going to take quite a bluff check to fool the tentacle monster.

>> No.21861869


If Garret is going, then I say Siggy. If things go tits-up, the two of them stand a good chance making it back upstairs to the others.


My thoughts exactly. "I'll accompany Garret if you wish, Majesty. Are there any specific things that you want me to tell Kyorn the Hero in addition to your request of him to join our cause?"

>> No.21861897

Yeah, it's not like shit will go down upstairs if we decide to go.

>> No.21861953


Well, here's to hoping that if something does happen, everyone left behind can handle themselves.

>> No.21861967
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How delightfully optimistic. I should give you a cookie laced with cyanide. Silly anon, that's pry *exactly* what's going to happen. Remember where we are. If we can be fucked somehow, we will be.

>> No.21861971


Well, the ones left behind consist of Ame, Athena, Sylphis, Hadraniel, Mylen, and Emeth. I think they'll be okay.

>> No.21861986

Unless we try to fool the tentacle monster and take our Angel with us...

>> No.21861999

Let's not try to do that.

>> No.21862000

>If we can be fucked somehow, we will be.
Yes, that is exactly what that post was meant to imply.

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So the consensus seem to be Garret and Siggy, the first sausage fest of the quest?

>> No.21862024


I'm of two minds about that: one part of me says that's a good idea while another says "It's not nice to try and fool the giant, spiky, tree-monster."

I would err to the side of caution and vote No on unsummoning Hadraniel.

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I wonder what'll happen when we recruit Kyorn.

I doubt the forces at work here will just let us stroll on out of the creepy mansion and hellhole swamp, perfectly safe.

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Ya know, you're right, and I lol'd so good one. But yes that does seem to be the consensus.

Indeed, but then we'll have a total of 3 servant-tier asskickers on our side. Not much can stand up to that.

>> No.21862080


Looks like it's Team Bro, INH. The real debate is: leave Hadraniel behind to guard Ame or unsummon Hadraniel to Shrineworld as emergency backup.

I think she should stay with Ame and the girls...trying to fool the giant spiky tree sounds like a bad idea; don't want to start off on the wrong foot with Kyorn.

>> No.21862089

And then they realize how great it is to be without monster bitches and make their escape to go on manly (and ambiguously gay) adventures.

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>> No.21862108

Seems to be it. And I still think we should leave Haddy with the others.

>> No.21862121

Good one.
Damn beat me to it.

>> No.21862140


perfect, now practice shoving gestures in your head.

>> No.21862147


I think we needed a good laugh to counteract the tension of a recruitment mission to the Cursed Swamp of Fuck You.

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Fuck year.

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"I'll accompany Garret if you wish, Majesty.’’

For some reason the alchemist has taken out his backpack but, on retrospect, going in what look like an obviously cramped area with such a baggage is a bad idea and, perhaps to prove his intention, he put his sword in its scabbard and give the giant plant creature a long, hard stare, finding its unique eyes, standing focused and unmoving.

‘’…He’s going to die’’

Mylen actually interrupted your talk with Ame and the queen grimaced, looking down, looking obviously hurt.

‘’It’s his choice, Siegfried, I don’t have any message for him, I simply… wish that he aid us in war’’

You nod and give the pommel of your sword a squeeze but, before you can properly set out, Hadraniel step in your path, holding her spear on one hand and Emeth in the other, golem pronounced a small ‘’Siggy?’’ as the two of you crossed eyes.

‘’Tell him I forgive every transgression’’


Garret is a silent man, the two of you proceeded near the stairs and the giant weapons of the creature withdrew with a single warning before you venture inside.


Actual sentience and not too much hostility in this swamp? Who would have thought?

The stairs were made of old, decrepit stones ready to fall apart at a moment notice while the roof was, thankfully, tall enough to not bump your head, everything from this descending corridor gave you the feeling of being ancient and several fireflies illuminated your path, allowing comfortable vision.

‘’It’s about time…’’

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Garret suddenly spoke, and even stopped walking, he was looking at his hand and you almost lost your footing : it was translucent, his skin a deathly white, the man looked a specter, some kind of spirit animating clothes and weapons, but upon your astonishment, the man gave an honest laugh.

‘’It’s why I’ve decided to not get too close to people anymore, I’m dead.’’

Said in such a flat tone, he looked bored, but he was avoiding your gaze even if you aren’t sure you could even look him in the eye, you were seeing the wall right behind him.

‘’But the Blood Oath made me linger, long enough to produce a daughter’’

Soundlessly, the man continued to descend and you accompanied him, keeping silent.

‘’Say, Siegfried, could you and everyone else keep an eye on Rhy?’’

You expected much deeper hole, you can still see the light from the way you came, but the two of you already reached a closed, old wooden door that seem very out of place but, upon closer inspection, magic flare alive when your companion put his palm on the handle.

‘’Also… that girl with pink hair… he’ll want to bring her back’’

>> No.21862539


that...that will actually be a great ending here.

can't wait for INH to start another quest.

>> No.21862558

"I intended to keep an eye on Rhy anyways. And what do you mean about the girl with the pink hair?"

>> No.21862617

"Of course. I would have even without you asking me to. If I may ask, who exactly is that spirit? Who is she? At time when I first saw her, it seemed to wish to aid us when those skeletons attacked."

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So Garret's in the same boat as Auron, an unsent lingering within the world of the living to complete his duties and fulfill his last promises... I'm quite sad to see him go really, but I knew at least one person wasn't going to make it out of this place. Farewell Garret, we hardly knew ye!

And bring her back... Ho boy, that can't be good. Reviving the dead is never a good thing to try for.

>> No.21862685

I think he's saying the Hero wants to bring her back with him to castle. Not rez. At least to me.

>> No.21862730


Aw snap this music.

Also Garret will ahve his developpement! In the form of flashbacks (only if you guys bother anyway)

>> No.21862774

You're usually the one who knows how to set the mood with music around here so I'm glad to see your approval on this. Scene just screamed that song to me.

>> No.21862832

So Batrion will disappear in somewhat more than an hour and now it turns out Garret will be gone too. This is the Swamp of Dead Bros.

>> No.21862867

Also, I'll bother at least. Now I'm really interested in his character. How'd he meet the former queen of the beastkin, how and why'd he get offed and why did Kyorn save him (if only for a little while), why did he leave to work for Ame... So many unanswered questions...

>> No.21862950
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Well, Batrion isn't quite "dead". I mean, he is, but he can be summoned again by Tsu if we pay for it somehow. But as an "Anti-Corruption" servant he likely won't be as much of a help as her other choices against holy WMD's and mechs. So yeah this is pry the last we'll see of our silent Bro in Badass Shining Armor... I are sad.

>> No.21863030
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"Of course. I would have even without you asking me to.’’

A vulnerable, crippled monarch thrown into the backstabbing world of politics and very shaky change of war, her distress is evident, real and most importantly, you can act on it, Tsu already did so and probably provided the most help for the girl, giving her space and, just like Ame, hospitality.

‘’She’s in safe hands’’

You hear a brief chuckle and he smile, voicing a small ‘’Thank’’.

But there is another question you have to ask, the man isn’t averse to answering and right now, on the very doorstep of his death… It’s probably cruel, for him to reminisce about what is likely a lost, but this information is likely to be critical.

‘’If I may ask, who exactly is that spirit?’’

He looks up, back at you, his eyes are too transparent to notice emotions, and he’s simply there, a ghost almost gone.

‘’At time when I first saw her, it seemed to wish to aid us when those skeletons attacked."

She possessed one of the undead and pointed toward this mansion, she was hovering for a time during the battle, she tried, she wanted to help, at least that what you want to believe.
Is it naïve? Probably but such thinking carried you here.

‘’A cursed child’’

His grip tighten, emotions swell in his voice bus his body remains motionless.

‘’Dying, reincarnating and dying again, we’ve… travelled far and wide and met her in her previous lives before ending the cycle, it’s a long story, but it’s the quest that me, Kyorn and our last comrade Ash, swore to end.’’

He let out a small sigh

‘’And we did’’

>> No.21863091

"Then why is her spirit here and why would Kyorn want her back?"

>> No.21863182

Damn I called it, almost exactly like Auron. Died in his quest to save someone with his party of 2 other hardcore bros and lingered on despite his demise.

I'm pretty sure Kyorn can answer that, our buddy's fading fast and we need to get in there. Of course, this assumes he even can and INH isn't sending us in there essentially alone.

>> No.21863219

"I see. How much of importance is she to him? Would he do anything to save her once again should she be put into harms way, if that were possible.

Well...I guess we should meet this Kyorn, not hero, hero."

This should be all kinds of fun.

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"Then why is her spirit here and why would Kyorn want her back?"

You look up to the light, wondering how everyone is but, the link tell you that are fine and worried, you can’t mask your sadness it seems.

Pah it’s not good to be so empathetic.

‘’Because he love her, and she does as well, he went in the swamp to find a way to resurrect her’’

Then he take in a long breath and look at you with a smile and, without further ado, twist the doorknob and step inside, a long overdue arrival.


The area look like a cell, a single large room without bed or furniture, you’d expect the vegetation to be concentrated inside but, the only thing is a single large plant occupying half of the room, with inside a woman of green skin and colored hair, holding some kind of nectar and letting it fall on the floor, the smell is sweet and enrapturing and, finally her eyes appear to be similar to Emeth : the color of brilliant blood, an Alraune through and through.


She says in a sweet, youthful voice, you make sure to slowly step inside and leave the door open, but Garret already proceed onward, only to stop when the girl give him a rather hostile look.

‘’Now, what is your business? Such a large group of talented individual has an objective that I wish to know, right now’’

>Will probably end next post

>> No.21863427

"We're here looking for the hero Kyorn."

>> No.21863432

"To speak with person named Kyorn."

>> No.21863441

"We need help in the upcoming war against the church. Perhaps you can help us."

>> No.21863500

>he went into the swamp to find a way to resurrect her.

Damn I just keep calling it tonight.

>> No.21863596
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Forgot to add, fuck yeah Alraune! I love them plant girls.

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"We're here looking for the hero Kyorn."

Clearly announcing your intentions, you stand shoulder to shoulder with the slowly fading Garret and, given how serious the two of you are, the girl visibly shrink form her previously imperious position, half of her body sinking into the open flower as her expression shift to one of fear.


The one to answer is Garret.

‘’Because it’s time for him to wake up, you remember me don’t you? Garret, the man that left after the Oath, after he fell asleep’’

Look like coming down here with Garret was the right choice, right now you don’t have much to say, you simply need to observe.

‘’So you can have him go back and suffer out there in the world? Why the hell should I care what you guys want!?’’

Such emotions, what a strange girl, not even a minute has passed and her composure is gone, she’s leaking some quiet tears and lashing, seemingly, defeated already.

‘’He said it himself, didn’t he? One day, the world will need him, he’s already conscious, cmon, wake you lazy punk’’

There’s a brief sound of contact, it appear to be some kind of slap and you hear the poor plant girl screech as a human arm shoot out of the flower and ended up forcefully on her belly.
It’s also covered in black tribal tattoos, so much of them in fact, that the skin was actually a part of the overall design and, slowly, a head pop out, covered in juicy nectars and leaking down, browns eyes looking around curiously as he constantly spit out juice while the green girl was looking very, very awkward.
>cont, lacking in alraune picture, damn.

>> No.21863943
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‘’Having fun?’’

The humor in the fading Garret provoke a smile, the hero, you notice, has pointed ears and look utterly confused at the approaching alchemist but, given the fact that he actually recognize him, the plant woman seem convinced and defeated.

‘’Damn you l—barg’’

The first statement of the black winged hero isn’t graceful, barely open his mount that a small cascade of nectar fall in there and he almost choke but, his comrade simply laugh and grab his arm, pulling him out until… his grip loosen when the arm pass through his hands.

‘’I’ve probably wasted too much time’’

Garret then crouches to be leveled with his friend who is still swimming in the flower.

‘’Ash and me are gone, but in exchange I’m certain you’ll be able to rekindle old friendships, don’t fuck up too much alright? Don’t let that rage blind you, you’ve rested more than enough’’

Such a fast change of mood, there’s no doubt that these three actually know each other and... standing here well, you feel seriously out of place but you can’t help but attentively follow, the friendship between these two men… how would it have been it its prime?

‘’Also be sure you go and read my memoirs once you reach Tsu castle’’

A long, defeated sigh escape the silent Hero half deep inside the Alraune flower and Garret then look back at you, nod, give you a thumb up…

And vanish, sword and clothes clattering on the ground.

>> No.21863953

Come to think of it this quest has been lacking in the plantgirl department.

>> No.21863983


This has now been rectified

>> No.21863991

Well...okay then.

Thanks for the thread INH.

>> No.21864008
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I wish I could end with more of a bang like I'm used to but I can't go on anymore for tonight

>> No.21864015

This quest also seems to be lacking in suffering lately. I demand more anguish!

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Also des anyone have access to suptg? I don't and the fact that I can't archive right after thread is driving me nuts

>> No.21864052

Yeah, sup/tg/ is down.

>> No.21864058
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Oh yeah, he most certainly was having all kinds of fun. If ya know what I mean... In his dying breaths he trolls his buddy. Sylphis would be pleased.

And I also called his berserker servant class too. Damn am I good!

We lost our alchemist and he's got history. If we do get a flashback that'll pry kick your tears into gear. We'll get to know him, then remember he's dead. Sadness.

I keep trying, and I keep failing.

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Well Kyorn is a very, very old character of mine, one of the very first one I ever wrote actually having him on board is something Iwanted for a while but yeah, he's a berserker, but thankfully nothing like his old self.

Still, I'll have to pre write some storytime with him, hopefully I'll gain some feels

>> No.21864150

Yeah but it's still nowhere near the tearjerker of one of our companions bleeding out in Siggy's arms. Oh well, Athena is on the right track.

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Having tears like that is a bit easy.... and a one way trick, have to keep it safely warm and hidden ya know?

>> No.21864250

Glad to see he his. It's gonna be cool to see him go "HULK SMASH!!!" on enemy mechs. I do wonder what his deal is, and if he's the lover of that alraune. A great pitty we can't just put her in a huge pot and take her with us. At least, I think we can't.

Also, putting old characters into new stories is something writers tend to do. For example, most every character in Hellsing was one Hirano used in other stories a good deal before he wrote that one. As is the case for most mangaka's said early work was NSFW but hey, details.

>> No.21864280


Oh the alraune wil lbe coming, I've completely thought her out and you guys need a medic.

>> No.21864293

Yeah if they are lovers it'd be kind of a dick move to just leave her here in the swamp of fuck you.

>> No.21864343

I think what the cast of this quest needs is a psychologist, seriously one wold have a field day with all the traumas, complexes and repressed emotions going around.

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Yep, you're just waiting for us to have a retard moment. Almost did with the nightmare, can't *believe* a good amount of people wanted to pick "eat it" and you had to roll on it. Herpa Derp guys, that is all.

And when we do, then, then you'll kill them. You'll kill them like Arcuied kills people when she loses it. They'll die as we cradle the half of them that wasn't gibbed in our arms, their blood soaking our icy armor as our tears fall upon their face...

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They'll probably quit, too much shit to deal with

You can always talk to mama Tsu

>> No.21864425
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Indeed we can. Philosophers give good advice most of the time and damnit it's been too long since we've stroked her glorious fluffy tails and "other" fun bits, bow chika bow wow.

See pic.

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I'd like to offer the girls the chance of a beautiful death

>> No.21864433

You mean the bone tired, overworked tenko milf with the mysterious and undoubtedly trouble laden past, who probably spends most of her waking hours worrying about threats the others don't even know about?

>> No.21864477

Good one dude. But that aside she can apparently handle her issues. And INH has heavily implied she loves pranks. If she was constantly worried about things like that, she wouldn't be pulling pranks.

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The older sister figure is unfortunately MIA, so everyone mommy will have t odo

>> No.21864483

At least you're finally admitting to planning on killing them.

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that's only in the event of death! I am NOT planning any kind of misery!

>> No.21864567

I wonder if Hazama is still here, that's a great post for him to troll you on.

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If we keep Sylphis, Tsu, Ame, Mylen, and this Alraune then I will be satisfied.

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WE will ahve to see, with her and Kyorn the war preparation are finally complete

Assuming you make it out of the swamp,

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Errr... So you're ok with sac'ing the angel? Damn, she's one of my favorites. Don't know how we're going to get that rod out of her ass though...

Oh fucking joy. I expected getting out of this damned mansion to be a problem but after that I thought we could just port out once outside the mansion's interference. Great, so not anywhere near out of the woods. Oh well, Berserker's are nothing if not good at killing bitches.

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Ah yes I should have said the mansion, my bad there. Regardless next update wil lbe the finale of this arc and after that...

Fun time, ooh yes

>> No.21864707

I'd like to say worry not, we'll save the angel but with some of the decisions that have won or almost won at times, I can't confidently say that.

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>not listing Athena
Being her truly is suffering.

>> No.21864721

Not gonna happen with her new arm and her whole "I'm worthless and will sell my life to be effective" thing going on.

>> No.21864749

I know ;_;

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I love my useless knight, she IS one of the first girl Siggy saw, isn't that supposed to be important?

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It might work out. Evil arm works out sometimes and it's not like we don't have potential solutions at hand, I listed them in the addendum.

>Note To All Still Here: Test Emeth's consumption ability ASAP. Will pry need it very, very soon to prevent Athena or Siggy Bad End.

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>useless knight
Thanks for rubbing it in.

>> No.21864827

Yes, yes it is.

One thing we can try (and should be able) to talk out of, the other...is an issue that will take much research to deal with.

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Peace friend, I'm not Nasu, I don't enjoy bullying my knight.

>> No.21864870

Research we won't have time for with the whole war business approaching fast. As sad as it makes me I have to admit she's pretty much a goner, won't stop me from hoping things end up for the better though.

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Supposedly yes, but that just makes it all the sweeter and unexpected when they bite it. Also, how much longer till arm integrates and begins trying to corrupt her?

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...You don't have much time at all. But who said it'll corrupt her for sure, hmm? Maybe she has enough strength to prevent it!

>> No.21864971

And maybe the Church will decide that cavorting with monster girls is A-OK, calls off the war, heralding a new area of peace, love and prosperity across the land.

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Well... maybe in some kind of bizarro world...

Did you know that the church learn from its mistake? They failed to reconquer Lescatie once, not a second time.

They failed a first crusade on Zipangu, but what about this one?

>> No.21865010

>implying angels count as monster girls

>> No.21865042

She thinks she's worthless and not important at all to Siggy. Not happening.

Also sup/tg/ seems to be working although it takes longer than normal to load.

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Well they kind of are they're own race in this setting...

Nevertheless, we have an angel that get along very well with monsters!

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Yay, so next session will see it happen at a very bad time as she screams and writhes in agony as she gets mind raped. Also, it's old corruption based. She pry thinks it'll make her horny. Silly girl, old corruption was Khorne, not Slaanesh, approved.

No wonder Ame was willing to risk it for another servant-tier mofo. Can't learn from mistakes too effectively if they throw ya a few curveballs ya didn't see coming. Like they say, the military is always fighting the last war. Evolve, or be defeated Deruella and co. were too busy fucking to realize that. I'm sure she does now. Like with Kerrigan. Tassadar fucked her once, she made sure that didn't happen again.

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It'll be fun! I can't wait to reveal a few suprises

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I'm paranoid man. When you say surprises I start shitting brix. There are no good surprises in the land of FUCK YOU!

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>he still thinks we won't derail his carefully laid plans with a couple of incredibly lucky rolls

>> No.21865172

You could surprise us by making Athena and Sylphis relevant again without killing either or both.

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>Implying /tg/ dice don't hate players.

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OH land of FUCK YOU doesn't have any curveball, at least I think so.


Most of them do not require a roll my friend, I have learned

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Making this and that girl relevent kind of depend on what you guys do, especially with how you decide to make your unit.

>> No.21865272

Just wait for the war dude. Hope we meet Belvedere again. Would be so nice for Siggy to pin her to a tree so Sylphis can take her head off. Want to say this over her corpse: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G2rL5XnNbtY

Or, if we roll dual crits: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VKgyH9k1CSM

>> No.21865296

Nothing we do will change Athena going bad and having to be put down.

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Holy Sword and/or Emeth might be able to keep her nice and medicated if ya catch my drift. Let's not try and do it ourselves though. All that beast needs is a 1.

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But she's perfectly fine right now, that arm is a boon!

>> No.21865338

The problem is that if we go fr maximum efficiency, then there's no reason why we'd use the characters with only mundane skills instead of one of the monstrous magical powerhouses which kinda leaves out both of the mentioned girls.

>> No.21865351

Boons don't have huge negatives to them like being a source of old style corruption. Unless we decide to embrace the beast and go full evil.

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I know, can't wait for it.

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The monstrously powerful asset can also be instrumental in other part of the battlefield, hogging all the ressources isn't good.


You guys have absolutely no faith in her don't you?

>> No.21865417

I'll remind you, that you said that when Siggy is cradling her broken and battered form, her mind ravaged by the insanity brought on by corruption only clearing up for one last moment of keen clarity to allow her to fully comprehend the destruction she has wrought on all that she loved before the eternal darkness engulfs her.

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I may have voted to let her decide, but don't think for a second I didn't believe it was a bad idea to keep it. That arm will fuck her somehow, I just hope our potential cures work.

Not necessarily. Sylphis would make a very good scout plus she's the only girl in our party who can into stealth. Also, Athena's new demon arm likely has a powerful attack. Sure it'll pry result in corruption but hey, it'll also wreck a mech. Plus they ain't as high profile. People tend to notice a servant firing their Phantasm.

It's not that I don't have faith, it's that I don't trust that fucking arm. She's a good girl and all, but evil is not a toy...

>> No.21865433

We have absolutely no faith in your 'benevolence'.

>> No.21865437

She has no faith in Siggy's words, so why should we have faith in her? Plus, she was stupid enough to keep an arm made out of old corruption.

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For once I agree. Depends on what we're trying to hit if we take a servant and we do have that mech. Can't wait to find out what kind of firepower it has. If it's anything like a Gear and has an Ether Machine like device equipped... Rape, Siggy will flat out rape everything.

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My my... how sad...


Evil may be not a toy, but when the option is cutting off your arm a SECOND time, its pretty hard to say yes to that.

She barely came out of her first amputation, having it happen a second time? Well... Its harsh.

>> No.21865573


Ah yes I really need to write down its capabilities, I could tell you right now but I'd prefer to do it with a tidy text instead.

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I know. Again, I just hope Holy Sword or Emeth can keep her from hitting Terminal Corruption and trying to kill everyone.

>> No.21865644

It's cute seeing people still have hope for her. She's obviously doomed.

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I am certainly not unfair, make sure to speak to her, yes? Unlike Tsu, the girls won't come to Siggy.

>> No.21865708

It ain't over till it's over. I'll keep hoping till I see her lifeless body fall limp on the floor. I'm going for the good or true ends. Those involve all the girls and probably even Kyorn making it. We still have a chance.

If by "come to Siggy" you mean "get busy" then you are right. Pretty sure Athena listened to us about the whole "tell me if something feels strange" business (I hope). But yeah we should talk to her anyway, arm's about to fuck her, she could use some encouragement.

>> No.21865709

Fair enough, especially in this case since we've already seen how damn stubborn and prideful Athena is.

>> No.21865720

That and the fact she considers herself worthless and was never Siggy's sword.

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The poor girl is just depressed

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Also, I love that monstergirl. I get a dragon and a lamia. What's not to love?

>> No.21865750

I know, right? Too bad we'll never see one.

>> No.21865768

Ok that's another coincidence. It's not a lizard girl but that is pretty fucking close to Athena's situation (the scars are a nice touch). We get a few more things like that and I'll start thinking the artist is lurking these threads for ideas...

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Oh snap that remind me!

I've been thinking about doing a bit of a sidequest (again) where you guys play as Siggy brother and go recruit some of the monster community/strong individual in his land in preperation of the war.

How would that sound?

>> No.21865782

I'm sure with enough corruption, Athena could change to be close enough.

>> No.21865816

Sound's good, but it would probably be best to limit it to one or two threads tops, at this rate we we'll get to the prophesied time of Siggy's death somewhere mid/late 2014.

>> No.21865826

Hmmm.... Depends I suppose. How long would it take? Is it a one-shot or will it take a few threads? I also thought you said you had a one-shot joke thread in the works.

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Yeah it might take a while its jsut that... well I kind of want to give a reason why the back up will be awesome


That one shot will be this friday, something fun and probably short so I have enough mental juice for the subsequent Sunday thread.

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Just noticed, forgot to post first coincidence from this guy.

>> No.21865958

This scene is impossible now. Athena's arm would probably let her win easily or harm Siggy.

>> No.21865990

It wouldn't be exactly like that scene now, but something close to it is still possible. Make some scabbards for them claws or wrap them in bandages or something. Her hand is pretty much her sword now, nobody just keeps their sword unsheathed 24/7.

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Putting it in bandage does seem like a good idea but still, dem claws be a problem they always scratch everything

>> No.21866494

When it comes time to put her down, don't lay on the feels to heavy eh?

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Well, shit. Looks like I missed the last update and the after-quest discussion (due to my modem consistently crapping out on me last night).

Oh well. Thanks for the thread, as always.

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