!!94V8GGifJkU 01/18/12(Wed)23:48 No.17590700|
I wander off along the top deck, headed for the set of doors leading down into the bowels of the ship. Already I can hear the commotion from inside.
Well, I've never been in a crowd before. It wasn't something we ever really had on Catachan and it certainly wasn't going to happen within the Ordo.
Pushing the doors inward, I step down into the scene.
Inside the ship is a bustling mob of noise and life, men shouting jokingly to one another, women laughing along. Many of the xenos are gathered around a table throwing dice, and placing down coins. Most of them yell loudly when the dice come to a stop, some happily, others in a disheartened groan.
"Hey! My man! Have a drink on me!" One of them shouts, thrusting a bottle into my hands before he runs off again, yelling at someone near the dice table.
I look down, and as odd as that encounter just was, it was interesting.
Pulling out the loose cork, I take a swig of the dark contents. Sweet. Too sweet. I give the bottle a dissatisfied look before setting it down.
I hear giggling behind me, and turn to look. A smaller and younger Dark Eldar laughs at me, her eyes illuminated in the flickering lights of this strange place.
"Fun." She finally says, pointing at me.
"Huh?" I blurt out.
"That's what you've lost, your fun."
Well this girl certainly is strange...
"Do we... Know each other?" I ask as calmly as I can. I don't know her, I'm just being polite. Though maybe I'm not, it hasn't been something I've had to worry about since joining the Ordo, who don't care about such frivolous things.
"I don't know you." She shrugs, before hopping off the barrel she was seated on.
I notice an emblem on her necklace, a skull with a sword in the background. The same emblem that Teach has on a similar necklace.
She must have noticed me staring at it.
"I'm Teach's daughter." She smiles.
"Oh? I noticed the necklace."
She smiles wider, before making a pleading face.