You are a Magical Girl. Well, specifically speaking, not right now, not at this point of time.Now, you're a maid, under the employ of one world-renowned idol Minase Iori, one of the many successful singers in 765 Production Studios. You will shut up unless you're spoken to, you will open doors and fetch things so that your employer won't have to, and as a special service, you will hurt anyone who so much as tries to harm a hair on her head. You will hurt them. Hard. In the face. Until the floor underneath them is as red as the carpet laid out for your employer's arrival.Fantasies of justified violence aside, you're still a bit irritated that you have to guard Minase Iori in this getup. You hate to say it, but you feel ten kinds of naked in the maid costume - and the four layers of stiff clothing and lacy, frilly garters aren't helping any.It's the Shield, you realize with an irritated grunt. It's the entire costume. You've never really gone this long while awake without it on. Sure, the pantyhose hitched up a bit too much and the heels were brutal to run in and the skirt was short enough that a breeze would scandalize you - but it was you. It was part of who you are. It was part of your identity that was there, something you could touch, tactile. Something that you can never forget, even if you forgot your own name and your own face in a regular basis.Chiaki Matsuda. Your name is Chiaki Matsuda.And you could really use a drink right now.
You glance out the window of the car. True to her word, Kyoko's driving carefully - in fact, she's driving very well for someone with reduced depth perception. The streetlights whip by, ethereal halos of light perched on steel posts, casting a cold amber glow on the darkness. Beside you, Iori is silent, looking out her window as well - a somewhat wistful expression to her face. Her phone clasped in one hand, the other placed on the space of the backseat between you, fingers spread out at your direction.The mansion where the gala-cum-record launch that your principal is supposed to attend is looming slowly up in the horizon. You figure you'll get there in thirty minutes or so, if Kyoko keeps her pace. You should probably use that time to ask some questions about the actual event and what you might expect.What question do you ask Iori?
Great, a MG Noir quest when I'm up and about, for once!As for the questions, one that immediately comes to mind is 'Which persons of note will attend?'For one, that should tell us how many armed groups (of bodyguards) are likely to be around, how 'high profile' this event exactly is, and depending on who shows up, there could very well be girls from competing agencies playing babysitter around.
>>19859183we need to know what we can about the guests and possibly the staff at the mansion.does Iori know about any of those?
>>19859183Give us the who'se who! Any people who might cause trouble? Anyone we're likely to punch and should avoid?
>>19859183Location, guests, who's albums being launchedNo point trying to ask anything too useful because Iori being an idol won't know
Who is attending? Familiar with their entourage? What are they like? Anyone stand out in her mind as likely to cause trouble?
Also, if she's been to that mansion before and if she can give us a rundown on the structure distribution.Might be a good idea for planning an escape route ahead of time if we have to get her out in a flash.
>>19859183What's the layout of the building like?
Pull Iori close, whisper "Iori, I need to ask you something. I can watch your back, but you have to help me watch your front. I need you to tell me about anyone who seems... different then you remember them. Especially if you and them are... close. I know they are your friends, but I NEED to assume that things aren't going to be as simple as we both want them to be..." *pause* "Don't give me that look. This is why you hired me, after all..."Also, if anyone is interested, here's a list of all the music thus recommend for the Quest so far! It... has no Idolmaster stuff on it, which seems odd; anyone with more knowledge of the series then me (which is totally nothing) should suggest some tunes that, you know, Iori has sung? http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL67063575C6FD2AB5&feature=plcp
>>19859305This and what is Iori's agenda is for the night: Where Iori needs to be when, what she intends to do, etc.
>>19859347I'm pretty sure she hired us to give us a vacation. It's not going to work, of course. Since everything is going to go horribly.
>>19859366Yeah that's why she tried to get us to go shopping with her every day, it failed miserably due to us being us though
Good morning, Deculture! Everyone! >>19859243>>19859352>>19859263I would like to second the above mentioned. Also, we should thank Kyoko for coming along. It's good to know she's got our 6.Grief seeds: we have 4 at the moment, correct? Title card shows three. And awesome art as usual, Deculture! It really sets the mood.
>>19859263 >>19859243 >>19859237"Hm? The...other guests, Chiaki-san?" Iori blinks, seemingly snapping out of her reverie as you ask her. "Well, um...let's see. I'm pretty sure most of the other girls in 765 Production will also be attending. Some of them make it a point never to attend, but they're usually the ones too busy to do so." Iori raises her cellphone and scrolls through her contacts. "As for non-765 Production staff, erm...there is this one guy who always comes around these events." It's then that you note Iori's distaste becoming obvious on her face, the smile from earlier now twisted into a delicate frown. "I've been telling Producer-san to not let him know, but he's a huge investor in the studio, so we can't exactly just snub him."She taps something on the touchscreen of her cellphone to show you a dark-skinned, large, heavyset man with rubbery lips and dead, black eyes. He seems to be sneering into the camera, bulging out of an obviously expensive suit. "Lance Kilgore, owner of Kilgore Enterprises. He's...he collects girls, Chiaki-san. Idols."What, so he's a playboy? That's typical of anyone rich enough, you say. It's then that Iori shakes her head."N-no. It's...something else, Chiaki-san. He collects them and marries them. He has this 'family' - which is really more of a harem than anything else." Iori places thumb and forefinger on the screen and draws them together, making the phone zoom out - showing a large group of girls crowded around the man. "We let him attend just as a courtesy, and he never fails to hit on each of us, one by one, in turn. As if he's fishing for another to add to his collection. Producer-san thinks he's making a cult, or something - and from the way the girls talk about their 'husband', it's a bit disturbing."
>>19859409No, we have 3. We were down to 1, the QB gave us 2 for taking the gold Deagle with us.
>>19859412Well, looks like we have our target, boys.
Also, my rampant speculation is that we are going to run into at least one, potentially multiple girls, from MidoriEmi's agency. She DID say that they were more like entertainers and hung out in some sort of clique, which, to mean, sounds like some sort of girl band or group. And seeing as that's basically what we're going to, to meet and greet others from Iori's Idol industry... we'll see how this goes. *shrug*
>Going to a party>Pedophile cult leader attending with eyes on Iori>Potentially some rival magical girls>We've got the soul corrupting deagleWhat could possibly go wrong?
We have that ridiculously oversized gun in plain sight, don't we?
>>19859454All of those things and Pinky.Plus the sun may be a witch.
>>19859455Have you read about the ladder theory
>>19859439If there are others from Midori's agency, thry might recognize us. Remember that "Murderface is (in)famous in the magical girl world and probably more so now that we wasted Kirika... If there are any other magical girls there, things could get out of hand fast.
"Well, if it looks like he's taking too much of an interest in you, I'll make sure to inform him that you... aren't available. For his purposes."
>>19859412"Well, if he tries something seriously untoward, i'll be happy to 'marry' him to a few nice, solid, high-velocity bullets. It'd be wonderful stress relief, actually."
>>19859477Hopefully our maid uniform throws them off.
>>19859412Icwatudidthere.jpgSo we have a guy we will want to kick the crap out of but probably won't be allowed to, magical girls to deal with and an unknown set upSounds like a party for us
>>19859412"Okay, that's one for the 'Okay to kill' List. Anyone you'd rather I don't maim and or/kill this evening?"
>>19859412You squint at the photo again, before nodding. Hitting on Iori or being a generally creepy motherfucker isn't something you should probably shoot someone over, but it's good to know, at least."I...I don't think there's anyone else that should be suspicious, Chiaki-san. Maybe one of the rival studios will try to gatecrash the party, but they usually end up getting thrown out before they could spoil our fun." Iori thinks. "Oh, um, and if you're going to ask, I don't really have an agenda. I just have to stick around till the very end. There's some media presence around, too, but only a few. Taking pictures and video."It's then that she blinks, and she realizes just why you're asking. "Chiaki-san, I...I'm happy you're this concerned for my safety, but if it's alright, please try to relax, even if it's just for tonight. I'm positive nothing wrong will happen, and we'll be going back home to your apartment before you know it." It's then that you feel her hand on your own, the warmth of her hand piercing through even through the gloves the both of you are wearing.Kyoko snorts from the driver's seat. "Sorry, Iori-chan, but that's how Murderface really is. Paranoid as fuck and twice as jumpy. Enough that I actually tried to get her to change ranks and be an Eversor instead."You tell her to shut up. Eversors are nothing but a bunch of maniacs waving sharp sticks around."But that's what we're paid to do, and we're good at it," Kyoko points out, her one eye gleaming. Just drive, you one-eyed freak.Ask Iori another question. You have to prepare for everything and anything.Take Iori's advice and relax. This is just a party rich people go to. It's probably going to be boring.
>>19859464>>19859477Potentially more worrisome is the Deagle. If we run into any other Magicals Girls, and they also have a golden weapon, it'd be fairly obvious. The question is, a the golden weapon users fated to fight each other highlander style, and thus they'll come right us? Or if we'll have some time to chat and get more info on Pinky's nefarious plans first?
>>19859508Ask Kyoko what her plans are and what should he the emergency / extraction signal or code if a direct call isn't possible
>>19859520Depending on how far gone they are we might be able to chat or they might just go for shanking us
>>19859508allofmyyes.jpgStay paranoid, ask about the location.
[X]Ask Iori another question. You have to prepare for everything and anything.
>>19859526This.Ask Iori to give us a general layout of the room we'll be in.
>>19859508[X]Ask Iori another question. You have to prepare for everything and anything.How do these events usually go? How is the room set up, what entrances and exits are there?What is the surrounding area like? Tell me about routes to and from the building both by foot and by vehicle? How well secured are the nearby buildings?When you are in my profession you can not be paranoid, only sufficiently prepared. Whenever someone says that nothing could go wrong is the moment you should apply Murphy's law to the your view of the situation.
Ask about the location. If she has been there before, ask her to focus on layout, large windows, gardens, living quarters, kitchens, the works.Paranoia 15/10
>leader of a cult, whose members are possibly brainwashed idols>he'll try to hit on IoriI say we should make act of presence if he tries. With overwhelming firepower.Also>>19859508>hitting on Iori>isn't something you should probably shoot someone overIt is. It totally is.
>>19859508[x]Ask Iori another question. You have to prepare for everything and anything.Fuck relaxing. We can relax in Russia with Misaka and some nice new bearskin rugs.Also, we'll have to keep an eye on Kilgore. Wouldn't want him to have an accident. Like falling off a balcony.
>>19859508"I'm sorry now, I'm really not... good at the whole relaxing thing. While sober. Or... really in general. I'll try not to screw things up to badly, but no promises." Slouch back in seat. "So... we just wander around and get your picture taken all night? What a weird job..."
>>19859508>lets paranoia our way to madness shall we?ask moredoes the big dude who collects girls ever hit on the staff? or is it strictly idols?
>>19859593It'd be hilarious if he started hitting on Murderface. Hah!
>>19859606Like punching a brick wall.
>>19859606In before he has a domination fetish and our violent attempts to drive him off only encourage him.
>>19859615Even the most hardcore of those stop when a gun larger than their head is aimed at them.
>>19859615He might also have magical girls with him.
>>19859615I sure hope he also has a bullet fetish because that's what he's going to get should something happenLet's go, Deculture
>>19859635>You're the chief contestant in our lead eating contest, and guess what, you're winning!
By the way, I imagine that twenty varied golden weapons are a bit too much so I expect some other golden item.
>>19859658like say a golden cross necklace with a button hidden on it?
>>19859658Just you wait till we have to fight the weilder of the Golden Chainsaw. It's going to be awesome.
>>19859658it will probably be weapons but some overlapso there might be 5 swords of varying types, 4 or 5 pistols, a wand or two etc
>>19859571 >>19859563 >>19859526"The mansion layout?" Iori echoes, blinking at your question. "W-well, the main event takes place in the main ballroom, and I remember that there's just one way in and out of it." She furrows her brow. "Although, the last time, I snuck out with Yayoi through the kitchen...where they wheel in all the food from, you know? It's off to the side, usually covered by decorations or curtains and such, so whoever goes in or out isn't too visible. The entire mansion, though..." Iori shakes her head. "I'm afraid I don't really know much about the entire place. Sorry, Chiaki-san."You shake your head. Any amount of information she can give you is important."As for the event itself, well..." The brown-haired idol thinks. "It's really nothing special. Everyone mills around the ballroom until the MC calls for their attention, accolades and awards are handed out, the album is launched. Then everyone mingles. Food and wine is served throughout. So it's really more of an excuse for everyone to get together than something really important..." Iori shrugs. "I wish I didn't have to come around. This'll be the first time I'm attending without...without Yayoi-chan."Her voice falls to a whisper, before glancing back out of the window. A small, sad smile on her face.
>>19859676"Yayoi-chan loved these events, you know. She knew all the idols, and even if some of them didn't like her, she was genuinely excited to meet them again. We tend not to keep in contact for very long periods of time, you realize - tours and all. So it's sort of like a homecoming for us." Iori smiles at you. "That's why I'm telling you, Chiaki-san, to relax. The security there will be very intense. Our studio doesn't spare expenses when most of its idols are at risk," she adds this, somewhat bitterly.Ask one last question.You have what you need. No need to ruin Iori's mood further. Just wait till you get there.
>>19859669>>19859672Not sure, really, It was like, 10 minutes ago when I thought that golden pocket watch with some time stopping powers would really plausible
>>19859679Yeah, I think we're good.
>>19859679awkwardly squeeze her hand or something and sit back and relax for the rest of the ride.
>>19859679[X]You have what you need. No need to ruin Iori's mood further. Just wait till you get there.If she doesn't know she doesn't know.
>[x]You have what you need. No need to ruin Iori's mood further. Just wait till you get there.
>>19859679[x]You have what you need. No need to ruin Iori's mood further. Just wait till you get there.
>>19859676Idolm@ster girls in a world with magical, supernatural ocurrences......Takane is a vampire or something.
>>19859679lets cut the questions now and observe the mansion as we get closer.good to know it won't be a complete one way street.
>>19859679[x]You have what you need. No need to ruin Iori's mood further.But do ask Koyoko what the escape plan is.
>>19859679Just be sure to warn her to tell us if anyone, especially anyone she knows personally, is acting strangely. We don't want a repeat of what happened with Midori. We should also consider trying to contact QB and through him talk to Midori, her group was a bunch of idols or something right? They might show up here.
>>19859679>most of its idols are at riskWhy would they be at risk? We already got the rapists.Is she talking about the collector? We'll get him as well.
>>19859679[X]You have what you need. No need to ruin Iori's mood further. Just wait till you get there.Finalize an escape plan and a plan B with Kyoko.Put our hand on her shoulder in what is supposed to be a reassuring fashion.
>>19859679[X]You have what you need. No need to ruin Iori's mood further. Just wait till you get there.Lets try and see what kind of security is protecting the place. Make note of incompetence, etc.
>>19859716We got some rapists. There's always more.
>>19859715>her group was a bunch of idols or something right?Nope. They were bonafide magical girls. No idols.
>>19859669i doubt that somewhat>>19859670is it going to be a korean zombie?
>>19859669At first I was going to say something like 'That doesn't make any sense. Golden weapons preform better then there standard counterparts.'Then I thought 'What could you pray for? Protection? Destruction of your enemies? Angels?' Pic motherfucking related.
>>19859739I dont trust anything made of gold, Misaka's or not. Not even that Custodes halberd she made for Kyoko.If it has to look like jewelry just make it silver dammit.
>>19859679[x]You have what you need. No need to ruin Iori's mood further. Just wait till you get there.Gently squeeze her hand and just wait for the arrival while looking out the window.
>>19859739If it is Haruna, we'll try to reason with her if she isn't crazy.If it is Ayumu, kill on sight.
>>19859751then you have hit paranoia level 20. congratulationsnot everything golden will be a pinky device and the more we jump at it the more Deculture will dangle harmless items that are golden in front of us, the only ways for us to know is to see the wielder go all black eyed and flesh of fallen angels, wield it and a very shaky third is see the numbers etched into it ( which can be another false positive )
>>19859797I know. Dont trust doesnt mean it actually is an evil item. Just that im quite reluctant to touch them even with a 10ft pole.
>>19859783she most likely wont be crazy but wont particularly be interested in listening. remember how she was with Ayumu the first time they met?
>>19859797>then you have hit paranoia level 20. congratulationsDoes that mean our paranoia has surpassed entropy?
>>19859797so i'm thinking Misaka has no connection to pinky but some other ... thing.it seems a lot less hostile so i guess i'm fine with the golden halberd gun. for now.
>>19859715 >>19859708 >>19859699You give her hand an awkward squeeze and say nothing else to her. You want to warn her if she sees anyone else acting strangely, but since you'll be by her most of the time, you can probably just ensure that they don't come too close, whoever they are.It's then that you turn your attention to Kyoko, who now seems to be navigating the car through a sea of other cars headed towards the mansion as well, streaming through the open gates. The mansion itself is looming tall and huge in front of you, grand and elaborate with its bleached bone-white paint job with gilded windows and hand-sculpted tiles. Rich people.You reach out and tap at her shoulder, which earns you a grunt. "Yeah? Whaddaya want, Murderface? Kinda busy now, these assholes don't know shit about driving. ...God, I'm going to key that Ferrari so hard later. Bastard cut me off!"You ask her what your escape plan will be if things do indeed warrant a quick getaway."That's easy. Just call or text if you want either an extraction or backup." She says after a moment's worth of adjusting her collar. "For simplicity's sake, let's use codewords. Red for backup, Green for immediate extraction. Tell me where you are and I'll get the car there, whatever it takes." Kyoko turns to you to grin toothily.Alright. Red for backup, Green for extraction. Sounds easy enough."Also, uh..." Kyoko murmurs as she turns back to the road. "I think, if we're already deep in the shit, we probably should forget about Mami-san's directives. I mean, just stop them from pursuing and all, right? She didn't say anything about that."You nod at this, smiling slightly. No, Mami did not say anything about that all. And escaping while preventing your enemies from pursuing is STILL escaping, right?
>>19859831nah entropy is still level 50>>19859834she is connected to the omnissiah or the imouto network. your choice
>>19859705>Takane is a vampire or something.No, just an alien from the moon.Anyway, >You have what you need. No need to ruin Iori's mood further. Just wait till you get there.
>>19859897The client won't like it if we accidentally kill other idols from her studio.So let's concentrate on preventing collateral damage and neutralizing threats with extreme prejudice. We don't want to go all Kirika and end up killing bystanders. That would be bad for business.
>>19859905So I was just thinking... what if our paranoia is a measure for our corruption...Oh fuck cant even trust my own thoughts.
>>19859897>kyokofuckyeah.pngFuck yeah, indeed
>>19859897now I am hoping something goes wrong.I want to see kyoko bust the limo through the front doors of the mansion and clean up a magical girl or two while we pile Iori into the car
Tell me the Ferrari is red.
>>19859705so she is a moon princess?I wonder if that means Iori's rabbit is a moon rabbit
>>19859946http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVE-7x9Usvw#t=15sIn a limo. You know you want this to be true.
>>19859897>kyokofuckyeah.pngLets go and kick ass...when appropriate.
>>19859958I don't think I've ever seen Deculture mention that Iori carries around her stuffed bunny.Granted, everyone's been aged up a few years, so maybe it's not surprising.
>>19859939I was thinking about this last night. If Faust is involved, then, by extension, we as the players are potentially involved. And the worse this gets, the worse we get, which... is exactly how Faust works. WE are the witch, in the end.
>>19859991nah I think she would still have it just maybe she doesn't carry it around as compulsively.maybe she keeps it in her bag or sleeps with it or somethinghe seems to have kept quirks like that pretty constant so far
>>19859999Faust is Homurawitch taking Madoka form? My mind is full of fuck.
>>19859897Kyoko smoothly stops the car at the foot of the stairs leading up to the mansion's entrance, a lavish red carpet already draped down the middle to receive the guests, velvet rope keeping the camera flash-happy paparazzi back. You take a deep breath, glance at Iori, before clicking your side door open, pushing it back and primly stepping out. A casual onlooker would see you trying to disembark from the car properly - while in actuality, you're trying to move so that the grenades and other hardware stashed under your skirt don't clink together too loudly or obviously.After a few moments, you manage it, and you walk around the car to Iori's side, pulling the door open for her. As soon as Iori places one foot out and onto the carpet do the camera flashes start - and you blink in momentary disorientation, the effect much like looking at things under a strobe light.You help Iori get to her feet as elegantly as possible, her hand upon your own as you gently pull her up to a standing position. She smiles at you and nods, while you relinquish your grip on her arm, step back, and bow.You wait for her to walk ahead of you before you raise your head and push the passenger door close with a gloved hand. Iori is already on her way up the stairs, and you make to follow - throwing Kyoko one last pointed look which she returns before driving off. You turn back to the task at hand, and follow Iori up into the mansion, keeping two steps behind. The Golden Desert Eagle feels comfortable against your side. Reassuring. Letting you breathe easy, despite what it actually was.You ignore the flashbulbs. A long time ago, you'd have been embarrassed by them.It's funny how amnesia made you feel old.
>>19859999It doesn't have to be Magia Revolution's Faust.Since the series feautures Gretchen the Witch, an entity called Faust simply fits into the seting
I don't care if this is Idolmaster, this is awesome as hell
>>19860081It's Madoka Magica.Well, it WAS. Right now it is Idolmaster.Be ready for heart-wrenching despair at a moment's notice, though.
>>19860024so did we ever get a thigh holster for that glaring thing of a gun?
>>19860081Idolmaster wasn't actually all that bad to begin with.just later on it seemed to get much worse
>>19860103it's sort of Madoka with a hint of anything Deculture feels like throwing in thereso we get some 40k references, various other animu / game characters and a max payne / deckard version of Homura
>>19860136>and a max payne / deckard version of HomuraPity it's not Takeshi Kovacs version of Homura.That would be glorious.
>>19860024You immediately feel the security presence as the entrance to the mansion comes into view. These are not the gorillas you met at Iori's penthouse - these are professionals, operators operating operationally, with multi-pouched kevlar vests, headsets, night vision goggles, smokescreens and flashbangs clipped to their belts. They're even stationed at regular intervals, too, with vision overlap so that not one is isolated from the rest. You can even see some at the upper floor balconies. Sniping spots, probably, or just good vantage points.You're impressed so far.At the very entrance, a couple of the guards on duty seem to be verifying those trying to get in, and both you and Iori are stopped even before you could step across the threshold. It's then that Iori takes out an ID from her purse, whispering something to the guard before gesturing towards you after a moment. You stay quiet, head bowed slightly, keeping up the act of the perfect maid - and it's after a few moments that the both of you are let in. Iori at the lead, you a few steps behind.The mansion is...it's a mansion. The people who owned it are obviously rich, obssessed about buying ostentatious, overtly-elaborate furniture and artpieces in order to distract themselves from how empty and worthless their lives were. Even the tile underneath your feet is custom-stained and carved to show luxurious, spanning patterns that spread out as you observe them.Guests are already milling about here. No sign of Lance Kilgore, thankfully. And from what you can see, no Magical Girls here, either...but then again, you've been wrong about that, haven't you?
>>19860110Yeah, we never did get a reference point on just WHERE the gun was stored. >>19860036No, it could be anything. I don't recall, from what little I know of Magia Revolution, Faust being a spikey planet or anything. But, well, paranoia. Besides, we've got nothing much to speculate about until we get into the mansion, anyway. *laugh*
>>19860136I like to think we are magical genderbender'd Inspector Tequila
>>19860164see the lack of violence control might be a bit hard to work with.I know kovacs isn't a psychopath shooting everyone he meets but we seem to be violent and intimidating enough as it is
>>19860192Wish that you could be alongside those OPERATORS now
>>19860192>operators operating operationallyOh great, now there's soda everywhere. Thanks for that.
>>19860192Huh. Okay. Professionals.We let them take care of anything that comes up, and we only need to concern ourselves with Iori's safety and anything that directly threatens her.
>>19860192Well, so far so good. We should totally go get her a drink or food item or something so we can get the layout of the room and allow her to begin to mingle a little. Maybe get an eye on the other servant's; at least some of them are bound to be professional bodyguard types like us, so it wouldn't be bad to identify some of them early. Keeping her in our eyes on Iori the whole time, of course.
What kind of idol agency can afford OPERATORS to guard a meeting? 765 was never this big.
Security didn't check Rambo Maid. So far so good, eh?
>>19860239Security was told to give us a pass since we're here as her personal bodyguard.I would suspect, however, that a sniper has been specifically tasked with keeping us in his sights at all times.
>>19860195it was mentioned to be in a shoulder holster and if we go by the picture to show Chiaki favours her left hand for the gun then on her right shoulder if you want to be specific
>>19860238The kind that has had one of their previous big names get raped on camera for the whole world to see?
There are fringe chances that the 'family' harem man is a red herring (and amusing poke) designed to draw our attention away from other possible threats.Eitherway, no point looking for a fight. Let Iori mingle as she pleases, if she looks troubled without actually being in danger (such as if she's being hit on) the ideal solution would be to passively draw her away. 'Sorry to interrupt Mistress Midori but that essential call you mentioned before is on the line, would you like to take it now?' Or something like that. Or just you know, OOOPS CLUMSY MAIDO attention away from your charge. Not subtle but it'll do the job.Really the key here is to maintain the whole maid thing professionally until it becomes essential to drop it. Also worth noting to ourselves, any security that lets us in without checking us (being loaded with more explosives and weapons then a small rebellion) is a security with enough holes in that Iori is exposed. Her comments about the place having excellent security are probably not to be trusted.
>>19860024>you're trying to move so that the grenades and other hardware stashed under your skirt don't clink together too loudly or obviously.
>>19860192Looking around carefully while still keeping in respectful distance of Iori, it's then that you spot it. A glimmer of burning, intense gold, a visual spark that fills your vision before disappearing. You didn't see what it was or who was carrying it, but you're...sure that it was a Golden Weapon. "Chiaki-san?" Iori asks after a moment, her voice low and careful. "Are you alright? You look a bit...pale, there, for a while."You shake your head. You tell her that everything's fine, and you prove it by bowing once more. Iori seems to take a moment, before nodding and resuming her slow, deliberate walk. "We're headed towards the main ballroom, Chiaki-san, so please pay attention. Most of my friends - and that horrible man, probably - will be there. I'll have to speak in a different tone, but please don't take it personally."You promise her you won't. It's not like being called a couple of names hurt.Still, though...where'd that weapon come from? And who has it?You decide to dwell upon those questions later as both you and Iori finally enter the main ballroom. And true to the idols promise, you see that there are a LOT of people here. A cursory scan reveals more than a handful of idols - and you can see how they're the center of attention in the small islands of investors and non-production staff around them. Some of the idols are telling jokes, others dispensing advice, and others are simply goofing around with their circle of friends.
>>19860249Good luck with that, we'll most likely in the middle of the building.>>19860252Makes sense.
>>19860249Not that sniping is going to stop a zombielich girl unless he's aiming for our ring finger...
>>19860270"Well, here we are, Chiaki-san." Iori murmurs, so that only you could hear. "You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy." It's then that she smiles. "Present company and her friends excluded, of course. We'll be here for the majority of..." She glances at her pocketwatch. "Six hours, at the most. These events tend to drag on."You make to gruffly retort when you spot something miraculous nearby.An open bar, at the side of the hall itself, beside the punch and the finger food.Free flowing drinks, it seems. You can even see a few maids already sitting on the stools, slumped over the bar, nursing a drink.Oh boy.What do you do? There doesn't seem to be a threat at the moment, and Iori looks like she'll be fine if you leave her alone for a bit. In fact, two of her friends seem to be making her way towards her - one with long blue hair, and the other with long silver hair.Maybe you should relax, eh?
>>19860285>Relax>Just saw a golden weapon.How about no.
>>19860285Yeah no, theres magical girls about.
>>19860285take all the whiskeyall of itwho says we have to drink it right now?
>>19860285AROUND IDOLS, NEVER BE IDLESeriously, the last time we let our guard down, bad things happened. And if there really is a Golden Weapon wielder running the fuck around, the last thing we want to be is shitfaced drunk.
>>19860285Drift back a respectful distance, pay attention to surroundings, IGNORE THE BOOZE.
>>19860285>one with long blue hair, and the other with long silver hairChihaya and Takane. They're legit.
>>19860285oh christ this is just the worst situation everGolden Gunother Golden weapon and magical girl(s) presenton dutyOPEN BARif there was mami cooking pancakes then it would definitely be a set up to test our limited willpower
>>19860296Oh come on, don't be a downer! What's the worst that could happen?
>>19860308hell if it comes to it and we transform we are raiding the entire bar and throwing it in our shield before we leave
>>19860285>"You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy."*PFFFFFFFFFT*My keyboard!
>>19860331see, this is a smart man
Being a Maid is Suffering. No wet bar until the job is over. Six hours without alcohol may feel like it's killing you, but it won't.Professionalism. Professionalism. Professionalism. Professionalism. Professionalism. Professionalism. When you get thirsty, drink water, and chant the above. With golden weapons about, we need to be sharp.
>>19860285>relax>there's a Magical Girl with a Golden Weapon nearbyI don't think so.Take a respectful step back, but stick with Iori.
Glass of booze might be good to throw in someones face while defusing a minor squabble or bringing out the big guns.Grab a glass but DONT DRINK IT
>>19860285GENTLEMENWE SLIP THE LOLI DRINKS SO SHE HAS TO GO HOME EARLYMISSION ACCOMPLISHED
Still, it might be good to wander over to the bar anyway, just to chat with the other maids. Maybe we can get an idea of 'important' people before we are forced to meet them? Servants always chat about their masters, especially when in they are what is clearly as 'servant zone'
>>19860285so, we don't want to seem jumpy even though shits already way beyond 'just a launch event'lets follow Iori's commands and stay with her until she dismisses us.
>>19860351That is so not a good idea.
>captcha: margherita houshalSix hours of mingling, a free expensive bar and a head full of paranoia with no time to smuggle a hip flask on our person.Damn straight captcha.I know I know, we've got booze in our 'inventory' but isn't that in our shield? I dunno. It's abstracted but we didn't exactly dress ourselves.Good idea: Stick with our idol, zone out anything which isn't important, probably what we always do with Iori anyway.Bad idea: Boy, we could sure do with a drink. We can watch her from a room away right?We could sure go with a drink though, going to be a long night.
>>19860351Getting our charge drunk would only cause problems, but trying to arrange an early departure would be prudent. The less time we spend here the less time shit could potentially hit the fan.
>>19860285Lets talk to some maids.No drinking, we're professionals.
>>19860369nothing in our inventory is stored in our shield i thinkthats why we have an inventory and a shield of unlimited dakka works
>>19860373>Drunk Loli>Professional Loli collector>High speed battle against another golden weaponI see nothing wrong with this plan!
>>19860351this could... workI give it 60/40 odds. We just have to keep her away from the cultist
>>19860383stay with Iori until she dismisses us.we are trying to look the part here after all and the more we act like someone who isn't murderface the better chance we have of nothing going tits upnot that I believe for a minute they wont anyway
>>19860383Wait until we're dismissed. We're still playing the part of the perfect maid.
>>19860351>>19860373>>19860386See, the problem is- there's so much goddamned security around that the GUARDS will inevitably see us alcoholing up our charge, and then we'll have some REALLY big problems to worry about.
What if being 'sharp' is the problem and our 15/10 paranoia coupled with no relaxation is making us jump at shadows. Keep in mind we're carrying a golden gun.
if we pull this off without tipping the other magical girl off that we are in fact Chiaki "Murderface" Matsuda, then i think we should be allowed an alcohol party without to much crap from anyone else.
>>19860413What I meant in >>19860373 was that getting Iori drunk was a bad idea, but we should find another way to leave early.
>>19860285We can have a drink or two without getting shitfaced guys. Go to the bar, get a drink so we don't look out of place, blend in with the other maids and talk to them. We can check to see if they are also magical girls. Naturally keep an eye on Iori the entire time.
Nonsense theory time!Okay so.>machines were using the golden weapons>machines corrupted by weapons>start to come to life>show up at the building one day>right there on the front desk>ALL WILL BE ONE
>>19860424> alcohol party No sir. We're have a Vacation Hunting Party. In Russia. With Misaka.
>>19860419Better to jump at shadows than having the shadows jumping at us or our idol.
Stick to Iori until she dismisses us. Besides, I'm curious what this Chihaya and Takane are like.
>>19860413> The guards are a trap.
>>19860428That would be just silly
>>19860425Oh- my bad. Just canvassed the replies for the word 'drunk' and 'charge.'Can't think of any ways to get Iori to leave early WITHOUT some emergency happening, though (and by then, it'll be too late),.
>>19860430why not both?hunt during the day and drink in the evening
>>19860427>>19860419I would agree with these guys, here. We are acting like a professional, yes, but the WRONG PROFESSION. We're not suppose to look like a bodyguard right now; we are suppose to look like a forever put upon maid who's rolling her eyes as she goes for her nightly fix. The more we look out of place, the less our disguise works (as well as a maid carrying a gun larger then her face can blend in, anyway).
>>19860427not until she dismisses us and even then we would be better drinking from our flask so no one drugs us
>>19860428>>19860447Yeah, they'd be far too busy complaining about having to open and close doors all day long.
>>19860400 >>19860402 >>19860356You stand your ground, drawing your eyes away from the vile temptations of the free-flowing open bar - and you step back slowly, carefully, focusing your gaze on the floor as you hear the two idols walk up to Iori. The blue-haired one has a sort of melancholic air underneath her smiling facade, her purple eyes somewhat similar to yours but definitely sombre, even as they crinkle up at the corners as she smiles. The other girl, the one with the long silver hair and crimson eyes, has a strange air about her. She seems nice enough despite how her thick, luxurious curls make her look imperious - in fact, you could almost see her as somewhat similar to Mami, in terms of that big sister quality to her.You would swear that the comparison isn't just because of her breasts, too.They immediately greet Iori as they come to a stop in front of her, and your principal herself seems to be overjoyed to meet them, surprising the two by giving them a hug each. You learn that the first girl's name is Chihaya, the other Takane, and they've been rather worried about Iori when they heard what had happened. You hear Iori downplay the traumatic event, saying that she had someone trustworthy to protect her. She leaves it at that, and you supress a smile as you keep your head bowed.After a few minutes of the inane matters girls usually discuss whenever meeting, you hear the conversation taking a slightly different turn.
>>19860534"And who is this, Iori-chan?" Chihaya asks, her voice having a curious tone to it. "I thought you disliked the idea of having a maid follow you around like a lovesick puppy? Why start now?""Silly." Takane cuts in. "She's not just her maid. She's her protector, obviously. One only needs to catch a glimmer of what she's carrying to protect Iori." Takane seems to 'hmmph' in satisfaction. "A golden firearm. Certain a bit...ostentatious, but perhaps as a mark of superiority, it does make sense." She clears her throat, before speaking again."Maid. Tell me, what is your name?"You look up. It seems you're being asked to introduce yourself.How do you do so?
>>19860285[x] Drink I know I`m going to be called a chucklefuck but I have the feeling that Murderface is best at what she does when she is a bit intoxicated.And I believe in the theory that you`re at your best at what you do when you don`t give a single shit about what you`re doing.
>>19860547They call me Murderface. I do not know why.
>>19860547As Chiaki Matsuda.
>>19860547Be polite and only give name and job. Don't volunteer any other information unless specifically asked for it and Ioir clears it.
>>19860547wait for Iori to give the go ahead and introduce ourself as Chiaki Matsuda. do the whole curtsy bit but make sure our weaponry doesn't clink too much while doing so
If Chiaki is female Max Payne, she needs to cold turkey herself off alcohol and sticky solely to the painkillers.
>>19860547>twitch>>19860570don't tell them our fucking code name. We're making something up.Laureola or some shit.
>>19860547Disguise compromised. Go down to Defcon 3. How did she see?It's gotta be magic>aliensguy.jpg
>>19860547>>19860547>>19860547Answer in a hoarse voice: "I`m the motherfucking Batman."
>>19860547Introduce ourselves as Chiaki Matsuda, a bodyguard maid, but don't offer up 'Murderface' or anything else.
>>19860547'I'm Chiaki Matsuda'. Nothing more.A bit OOC from Chihaya and Takane, but nothing to worry about unless Iori worries about it.
>>19860547>mark Takane as reserved for "private" time in the interrogation room
>>19860595All of my votes to this.except not "motherfucking" but "goddamn"
>>19860547Introduce ourselves as Matsuda Chiaki, and provide a careful curtsy. Be careful not to accidentally trigger the grenades or flashbangs.
>>19860589Shoulder holster from last thread. Apparently, our uniform does not come with a jacket.
"Mami Tomoe, pleased to make your acquaintance." *bow*
>>19860619Seconding Roberta. See if we can sneak an allusion to the Bloodhound.
>>19860619>>19860654What about Fabiola?
>>19860640Oh god, this.
>>19860640Nope. We are already giving our real name to someone we don't trust, you want to give the name of our flaxen haired anchor to life and sanity?
>>19860666That works too.
If we give a fake name we should be sure that no one else has that name. It'd be rather awkward if we introduced ourselves as Roberta only to run into the real Roberta here.
>>19860666What's with you and Fabiola?I swear you're the same Fabiola fanboy from the last thread
>>19860666Roberta Fabiola. Pleased to meet you. *try to curtsy while not dropping grenades all over*
>>19860547Murderface. lets make a name for ourselves outside of the magical girl world
>>19860547make something up, no idea what but be as polite and proper as we can with a bow to "lady Takane"those grenades better be fastened properly.
>>19860640if we give Mami's name there is a good chance she will know herwe only took the name Chiaki a few weeks ago and we can drop it just as easily so stick with telling her Chiaki
>>19860692Give an assumed name, and only after looking towards Iori.Though if she nods approvingly at them or such, then also mention we're not the only ones here with such a weapon.
>>19860709Good point. Chiaki Matsuda is already a fake name, so just keep using that. We'll ditch it when it becomes problematic.
>>19860547It should be safe to introduce ourselves as Chiaki Matsuda. That is, after all, a name we made up after waking up with a hangover. Confirm Takane's suspicions that we are 'no simple maid', compliment her on her good eye, and go back to being silent until addressed again.
How about Roberta Izayoi?
>>19860547"The name is Maidface."Do a curtsey.
>>19860683I remember her master was owner of a plantation in South America, so I'd doubt she'd show up. Unless they've decided to travel up to Japan after their trips to Thailand.
>>19860718Straight faced, "The gun came with the outfit."
>>19860724That actually hurt to read.
>>19860722Don't give out any unnecessary information, especially not to someone who's taken interest in our golden weapon.
>>19860726>>19860730THOSE TWO COMBINED!
>>19860674>our real nameChiaki Matsuda is a fake name we came up with on a whim. It's not our real name, and is perfectly fine to give out in these situations, since we'll just drop it if it becomes problematic. Besides, Murderface is the name we're known by in the Magical Girl field anyway; no one knows of a Chiaki Matsuda.
>>19860727I don't think there has been any reference to Black Lagoon aside from our outfit.
>>19860726MaiderfaceAt the very least Kyoko should get a laugh if she can hear that.
>>19860726>>19860730THOSE TWO COMBINED!This will cement Chiaki as a character for having no naming sense whatsoever.
>>19860726Fuck no.That name is not in keeping with the image we are trying to project or the setting.
"It's just cosplay. I am Roberta the maid."
>>19860744As long as we don't see Yukie Washimine and Ginji the Manslayer I think we're good.
>>19860745"... The company made me do this, I-I don't know why." Try to look embarrassed. Which we can do, probably.
>>19860758What, we're supposed to be a maid.That's the mod maid-like name ever unless you can prove me wrong.
>>19860574 >>19860573 >>19860571You glance questioningly at Iori, keeping your face carefully emotionless as you do so - and she gives you a surprised but firm nod, her own gaze slightly imperious. You bow slightly at her, before turning to Takane and Chikane. Bending slightly at the waist and at the knees, lowering your head even further as you spread your skirt in a careful, textbook curtsy. One foot in front of the other."Chiaki Matsuda," you reply in a soft, deadpan voice, hoping they'd mistake it for humility and shyness instead. You hold the curtsy for a few moments before straightening up. "Chiaki...Matsuda-san, then, is it?" Takane smiles, before reaching out with a soft hand to cup your chin, making you look up at her instead of the bit of floor you've been focusing on."A beautiful name. I refuse to believe that you're only a maid, Matsuda-san." Her face moves just a bit closer to yours, and you manage to stop yourself from blinking as you feel her own breath on your lips. "If you are, then it is a regrettable waste."Iori coughs at this, before suddenly pulling Takane away from you. "Oi, oi. Chiaki-chan's new at the job, Takane! Stop messing about with her, or you'll make her cry!" Takane blinks at this, before giggling. "I was simply introducing myself in a better way, Iori-chan. What's so wrong about that?"
That reminds me, wasn`t it mentioned earlier that the Shoot`em Up we did it the hotel while protecting Iori leaked to the internet thanks to the perverts having a came running while trying to To go all Rapetrain on Iori. I`m just assuming that no matter how we call ourselves most people will know who we are anyway if they caught a glimpse of that.
>>19860826Chihaya cuts in, shaking her head. "Takane, you do realize there's media around? Don't make another scandal! Producer's going to rip his hair out because of you!"Iori glances at you apologetically, before hooking her other arm around Chihaya's. "Come on, let's go round up the others! Ergh, look, Makoto-chan needs help! Let's go!" She turns towards you. "Chiaki-chan, please help yourself if you're thirsty. I'll be alright!"You nod at this just as they go further into the crowd. You have just been dismissed.What do you do?
>>19860818http://www.thinkbabynames.com/search/0/maidHazel or Griselda would be more maid-like.
>>19860833Camera was titled back so at best there should only be audio.
>>19860833we talked about releasing it on the internet ourselves but since the only camera with footage was in the apartment and no mention of it happened since then i think we just burnt it
>>19860833I seriously doubt it was broadcasting live, or got out to the internet at all.Kyuubey probably had the tape/memory card confiscated or something
>>19860844We shall have one drink. ONE.
>>19860844Wander aroundHave Iori in the range
>>19860826>so many girls crave our stockings.so i guess that went well enough, i didn't know our gold gun was visible.>my eyes won't cooperate with me anymore.>fuck.
>>19860844sit at bar for a bit, sip at ONE drinktry to spot that golden weapon and keep an eye on the cultist
>>19860844[x] Drink, check out the other Maids at the bar.
>>19860844One small, weak drink. Approach the other maids. Sigh wearily.Try to keep our eyes on Iori.
>>19860844DONT go get hammeredsearch the place, maybe have a quick slug from our hip flask but keep an eye on things. everything is about to get FUBAR
>>19860844Now that we've been dismissed, go over to the bar with the other maids.Get a drink, but only nurse it.Use it as an opportunity to see if the OPERATORS also have guards posted in the ballroom.
I think it's possible we might get roofied if we take even one drink.No alcohol for us at the party, which makes it all the sweeter when we get back to the apartment.
>>19860868>i didn't know our gold gun was visible.It bears repeating that we have it in a shoulder holster worn on the outside of our uniform, and cannot be hidden since we don't have a jacket.
>>19860844>I'll be alright!Murphy invocation alert! Murphy invocation alert!
Don't drink anything. Buy a drink to blend in, but don't actually drink as we can't risk getting drunk when shit is going down. Plus, we could get poisoned or something.
>>19860844wish we packed a flask so we could take a sippy without paranoiabut since we just got bitched, just a taste wouldn't hurt right?do keep an eye on Iori and more try to glance around for that golden trouble maker.
>>19860896Yes, why exactly did we not strap it to our thigh, in a low holster under the dress? Really?
>>19860919Because it's fucking huge?
>>19860912except we did bring our flask it was specifically mentioned last thread
>>19860919I think we have all our grenades and stuff under the dress.
>>19860896it being larger than our head should have tipped me of plenty, not to mention the OP pictures but here i was thinking we could have strapped it to a thigh or something...>maybe i should start drinking.
>>19860919Probably getting out from under the skirt would've bern tricky with the grenades, fladhbangs, and other guns wired under the skirt
>>19860919See OP's pic? The gun in question is actually bigger.
>>19860844question the OPERATORS as to how the security is set up. ply them for information with praise and the fact that you are the rapist killer that saved Iori.
>>19860958You are just full of bad ideas aren't you?
I think it's maid gossip time! Go and mingle, see what you can dig up. Did everyone else bring combat maids, or are you the only one in a room full of casuals? If possible, I agree with trying to get to our private flask; no need to tempt fate...
>>19860979>combat maidsIf Deculture sticks to anime tropes as I think he's doing, 'combat maids' is redundant.
>>19860979But it might expose our armaments.
I made it! Fucking yes![X] Drink and mingle, but don't get fucked up and mingle. Drink Roy Rogers if we have to.
so was it just me or was Takane totally into us?
>>19861092And it's not going to end well.
>>19860844Drink and mingle, I guess; might as well get information while we're here.Ask up about Lardo McIdolHarem.
Deculture's take on Takane is "alpha-lesbian princess".I am very okay with this.
>>19861092Or she is also a magical girl masquerading as an idol and was looking to see if we noticed
>>19861119VERY ok with this indeed
We should try to DISCRETELY find out about whoever was carrying that other golden weapon and the freak with the idol harem. Again, DISCRETELY, as we don't want to bring attention to ourselves or Iori.
>>19861126I wonder how inconspicuous our magic scanning is.If it won't be noticed, maybe we should scan the entire room.
>>19861160pretty sure we'dd have to transform for thatwe were told not to transform
>>19861160problem is that we are not very good at scanning since if i remember correctly.
>>19861119His Idolmaster lore is up to date, then.
>>19861153>discreet>we have a fucking gold DEagle strapped to our backUh. Yeah.
>>19861181we could have found the magical girl. OP said so himself.
>>19860881>>19860876>>19860871>>19860858You bow at the direction Iori and her friends disappeared off to, holding it until they're well and out of view - before you straighten up and make a careful and deliberate beeline towards the open bar. It's a sorry sight, really - only a few more of the stools at the bar are occupied, with the maids there either gossiping with each other or slumped onto the bar themselves, staring into their glasses in glazed-eye desolation. You slide onto an empty stool, careful to consider your heavy starched skirt and its contents, and it's with a carefully polite voice that you order a double whisky from the bartender."Too stiff. Too polite." Comes the voice beside you - and you blink through your glasses as you behold a maid, around your age and height, black hair tied a bit messily into a curly ponytail, nursing what looks to be a Shirley Temple. "But you're...familiar, somehow. You're almost like the Head Maid, in a way, down to the glasses. Shame about your hair, though. If it was longer and braided, then you'd be a spitting image."You're not sure if that's a compliment or an insult, so you shrug as your ordered drink is placed in front of you."You're not a real maid, that much is clear." The girl says again, her bright green eyes peeking from her mop of black hair. "You're just someone pretending to be one." It's then that she giggles. "I won't say anything, though. Your secret's safe with me."
>>19861204Please tell me Garcia and Head Maid aren't here!
>>19861204Good to know, you murmur, before sipping at your drink. No, you're not gulping it down. Take your time to taste it. Sip, not gulp."Nice gun. Did you plate that yourself or is it an online job sort of thing?" She asks again, and you murmur something along the lines of 'it was a gift'. The maid nods at this, before sipping her own drink through a straw. "One of the Master's friends has something like that, you know. Not a gun, but something else."You don't say. You glance at her fully, now, and you realize that she's, in fact, foreign. Not Japanese. Italian, probably, or something similar. She's quite pretty, for a maid."And now you're checking me out." The maid smiles at you. "Fabiola Iglesias. Just another maid, just like you." She gives you a wink.How do you respond?
>Maoyuu ReferenceI love you, Deculture
>>19861204We're actually from an "escort" agency. It's some weird fetish of our client, so we have to run around in maid gear.
>>19861227By going Defcon 2.
>>19861227"You talk too much"*sip*
>>19861227"The master?"give our fake namekeep an eye on the cultist
>>19861227Bracing for ensuing shitstorm.
Introduce ourselves and ask her who she's guarding. Skirt the question if she asks us.
Fabiola shows up.EXPLOSIONS!!
>>19861227Take the hint that she's also a combat maid."Chiaki Matsuda. And a maid, just like yourself."So is the girl with the golden weapon here? We saw a flash of gold before.
>>19861280She's been watching us, doubt she missed our proximity to Iori.
>>19861227This brings up an interesting pointIt may be not just magical girls getting shiny golden toys to kill with and go batshit insane from
Introduce yourself, keep eyes on Iori, try to get a conversation going and see if we can direct it towards the golden toy and its owner.
>>19861312Why would Faust be interested in non-magical people?
>>19861312No, it's just that one of "master's friends" could be a magical girl.
>>19861243>>19861254*sip*I'm just a maid, and you talk too much.
>>19861227We're getting famous, aren't we?
Waiting for the masters friend to be the perv harem guy using the golden thing to mindcontrol idols into worshipping him. Or something like that.
>>19861361>>19861356There is nothing about the weapons that implies they need magical people to corrupt and use. And Faust can corrupt and empower anyone, magical girls just have a larger magical skillset to begin with
>>19861378I hope a kind local artist modifies that poster for us.
"Just like me?" Take another sip. "I'm sure."Inquire about her master.
>>19861480The local artist is the OP himself
>>19861485Doh, meant the friend.
>>19861227Say it with a snarky tone: "Heh. Really? Rich people, right? Mine thought I would look cutsey with this one. Whats with the other gal? Did your master force her to wear a golden Falchion or something?" How about some subtlety for a change?
I suddenly had a ver grim idea. Oriko is upset over us killing Kirika, she knows about magical girls, and she's filthy rich.Chances of her hiring other magical girls to come after us? Chances of her contracting with another Incubator to come after us?
>>19861515Hell, she could get a golden weapon of her own and try to finish what Kirika started.
>>19861515right, i think i need something to eat for this.
>>19861515Well that's a given...unless we try to bring her into our growing harem...
>>19861515then we simply go find her and shoot her dead for continuing to be an asshat.she doesn't want to bother listening to reason and we don't want unnecessary casualties that we do not need to have,
>>19861515Yeah, I thought also that she`ll probably show up again in the story though not so early. Either she goes Mahou Shoujo herself because V FOR VENDETTA or hires someone to try to ruin our day.
>>19861562I don't think she's going to accept the murderer of her girlfriend that easily.
>>19861582Nobody rejects Chiaki "Murderface" Matsuda! Nobody!
Idea suddenly came to me because, you know, covert mission in a public place when we don't have the shield on us would be the perfect time for the magical girl death squad to show up, even if Oriko herself does not.
>>19861612If they show up, we transform. Anyone complains we tell them to deal with it.
>>19861566Man, we're so going to break Mami's heart at this rate
>>19861612All the OPERATORS OPERATING OPERATIONALLY is a bit much for an idol party and it's possible they're the death squad in question.
>>19861611I'm not too keen on having a harem, I don't see Chiaki as the sort of person keen with being intimate with even one person, let alone a selection of people.
>>19861629sometimes terrible things happen because they do, and thats the natural way of things.i'm also pretty convinced homura really isn't allowed to have a good end ever.
>>19861611Wrong genre. This is noir.Also, it would not work with Chiaki's personality.
>>19861669No, that's Sayaka
>>19861645It's the accidental harem. We've already got Iori lusting after us, and we seem to be so emotionally fucked we either don't realize it or don't know what to do about it. Misaka already idolizes us, and we've certainly warmed up to Kyoko. Mami will take some work to get back to where we were before...and if we play our cards right they'll all be fighting each other to the death over an unaware/uninterested Murderface. It will be glorious.
>>19861683Suppose I should say I'm only joking, as this wouldn't be fitting with the tone of the quest. Some of you take things too seriously though, and I'd hate for us all to start fighting...again.
>>19861289 >>19861280 >>19861258Fabiola sits up straighter in her seat, but only, it seems, to stretch her arms over her head, like a cat would - and it's then that she slumps onto the bar yet again. "My Master? That's easy. Young blonde man in the corner, your eight o' clock. See him?"You turn around slightly, looking out with the corner of your eye. You spot him. He's a nondescript looking young man, probably just started his first year of high school. Clean-cut, blonde, rather naive looking. He seems to be working up the courage to talk to Iori, who is busy chatting it up with Takane and Chihaya."He has a crush on yours, poor thing." Fabiola says as she sips on her Shirley Temple yet again. "He has all her albums, all her singles, and I do believe a girly magazine featuring your principal exclusively. He thinks I don't know about it, but underneath the bed is the first place anyone looks, really."You turn back to your drink. It's already been half-drained. You look at it mournfully, before waving at the bartender to restore it to its former glory.As the bartender does so, you ask her which friend of the Master's is she talking about."That thing. Your six." Fabiola isn't even looking, her gaze locked into the bottom of her murky mixed drink. It's then that you catch a full glimpse of Lance Kilgore - and his entourage of slim-bodied, glassy-eyed 'family'. All of them wearing clothes that would make a street walker blush.
>>19861683Maybe it's just me but I see Misaka as more of a little sister, and Kyouko is already taken. Mami obviously doesn't approve of our methods, and Iori doesn't really fit into our lifestyle long-term. Casual waifuing is fine though, it makes things more fun.
Deculture udually wraps the quest around this hour. Chikuwa sign incoming?
>>19861683The only thing you need to remember is that love interests tend to die horribly in noirs in order to send the main character out on his self-destructive revenge mission. Getting close to anyone is signing their death warrant.
>>19861683Harems can be pretty noir if the competitors end up killing eachother out of jealousy, or leaving, or kill themselves, maybe throw a traffic accident in there. The rest just ends up drinking and drugging away the traumas from that.
>>19861722Given the tone of the quest and the genre, those girls would literally be fighting each other to the death over Chiaki. They'll be killing each other and Chiaki will be powerless to stop it.
>>19861729if by any chance that things go south, can we pls 'accidentally' shoot that slime ball as we gracefully but loudly leave the premises?
>>19861749So all of a sudden we are Hisao and this is Madoka yandere?
>>19861729Mention that honestly, we don't see the connection between the two. Fabiola's master doesn't seem the type to associate with....'that'.Get ready to intercept and get Iori out of there, with some excuse that there's a call for her that she must take.
>>19861729"Not a friend. No, not a friend. Just an acquaintance." Fabiola repeats. "Look at both of his hands. See those strange bangles on his wrists? The ones with the lion heads looking to bite each other?"You nod, not taking your eyes off the laughing, quivering, grinning mountain of meat."Same gold. Same luster. At least, that's what I think." The maid beside you says. "Rumor has it he's killed twenty men alone with those. I don't know how." She finishes her drink, pushing it to the side. "He then took the fiancees of those twenty men and added them to his 'family'. Look at their eyes - they've given up hope. They're no longer alive, just toys for him."Well. It seems that you finally have a visual on the Golden Weapon. Or a lead, at least."Be careful. He has been trying to get one of the idols here added to his collection." Fabiola warns. "I would've gutted him like a fish years ago, but Master implored not to. He says we are just misunderstanding him, or rot like that." She sighs. "Master is too believing in the good in people."She shrugs. "What I'm trying to say is that not many people will mourn the death of Lance Kilgore. If you are catching my drift."How do you reply?
It's GO TIME.
>>19861769>>19861775>hating a guy because he has the money or the talent to have his own harem of idols. Now that`s just sad.
>>19861803I don't remember MY master imploring us not to gut anyone.If you catch my drift
>>19861803> "Master is too believing in the good in people."Guess this is Pre-"Roberta's Blood Trail" then. I don't think Garcia thought anyone in Roanapur was a good person after that.
>>19861803Oh God, she could be trying to manipulate us into killing him, earning us a one way ticket to retirement.
>>19861803'If he makes a move on my VIP, I'll make you very happy'
>>19861803Tell her that we understand her meaning perfectly. I think now would be a good time to excuse ourselves, and call up QB. Tell him that we've got to divest ourselves of the Gold DEagle right now; there's another Gold Weapon holder here, and he's not a Magical Girl.
>>19861803If the opportunity arises then I shall have to put that to the test. I am not here to start a fight however, the security of Iori sama comes first
>>19861803welp, this sounds like pinky is being a terrible person and dropping golden weapons to random people it looks like.this guy sounds like he needs to go because hes gonna inevitably try to kidnap iori if we don't do something about it.,
>>19861814hating him because he has a harem that is there not of their own choice.
>>19861803"He's not my assignment, not my problem, unless he attempts to get fresh with my principal."
>>19861814That isn't the reason we hate him.
Avoid him and try to hide the golden gun. Call up QB and inform. Then make sure to keep Iori away from him.
>>19861860this, completely and utterly this.
>>19861803KEEP YOUR EYES ON LORI. making sure she is safe is our first priority; informing Kyubei of this man, however, and having him look more deeply into him... well, assassination missions can always come later. unfortunately we do not have kill orders at this time, and thus should only concern ourselves with keeping Lori safe, especially from Killgore. Should Killgore become a problem however, well, we have to protect Lori. Killing people openly in a party of young girl idols is generally considered rude though, especially since most of these people have probably never seen what a bullet can actually do to a corpus. We don't want to embarrass Lori by mucking up all her friends clothes with blood after all.
>>19861803...Could she try to manipulate us in a even more obvious way? Bitch, please.. This might work on some typical Animu-MC but not on Chiaki "Maidface" Matsuda.
>>19861837This. Also, call Kyoko and update her on the situation. Don't call for backup or an evac just yet, but let her know things are starting to look like they might get hairy. Pull Iori aside with an excuse that she has an urgent phone call and inform her as well. No need to keep her unaware as that could lead to her being put in danger. She was there for the golden weapons lecture so she should know how bad things might get.No need to go looking for a fight, but be ready for one.
>>19861878Of course we're not going to kill him now.But it's true that he DOES represent a danger to Iori,our principal. She doesn't need to manipulate us into killing him if he uses those bangles' powers on her.
>>19861837Unless... unless he IS. >horror
>>19861860The gun should have been hidden from the fucking start.
>>19861917Get into some Claymore shit where there used to be Magical Boys, but not anymore?
>>19861917>magical little girl transformeroh dear jesus, get me a drink.
>>19861924that would be interesting if its the same idea of boys turn into insta witches like the boys would go full yomi instantly in claymore.
>>19861918The gun has been seen already. It says do not fuck with us. Hopefully he'll get the message. If he's trying to collect them, well then we just might have to defend ourselves.
>>19861918If it was hidden, then considering its size, we wouldn't be able to get to it in a timely manner. Not to mention, if it was under our skirt, the size of the gun would make it obvious we have weapons under there. We can't hide it on our back, because it's too big. We have no jacket that could have hidden it and one would not be appropriate for our disguise.
Good place. Pause.Thank you. Participation. Support!Feedback good!
>>19861951Exactly. The gun is there as much to deter anyone who might be getting ideas since if they know what it is they know what it can do in the right hands.This thing is a two way street, it is terrible but it is powerful, we blew Emi's legs clean off with it at the knees and we are in a rather public place surrounded by OPERATORS OPERATING OPERATIONS for security
>>19861970Keep up the good work!
>>19861970Fun as always. Still waiting for the chance to go "gokigenyou motherfuckers"
>>19861970You're killing me Deculture...Thanks again for the thread.
>>19862007With an army of brainwashed idols, a golden weapon wielding pedophile, and more than a couple battle maids who may be magical girls...I'm pretty sure it'll be happening pretty soon.
>>19861970Thanks again, Deculture.I'm liking the bits that you throw at us to fuel our paranoia. As much as I'd like to go "Gokigenyou, motherfuckers", I'd like for this event to go finish without incident. THEN we go to Kilgore's estate with a full Kill Team and kill him, rescue the idols, and get paid.
>>19861970first and foremost, Thank you.second, speculation that Kilgore has magic weapons. can he manipulate people with them?are we still good on staying mostly sober, can we hold out?
>>19861970As always, thank you for running it, Deculture!
>not many people would mourn the death of...."Would anybody be particularly grateful?"
Wait, Kilgore is a big black guy with golden bracelets. Is he this guy?If so, we totally have to fight him with a golden chainsaw.
>>19862144Get out of my head, Anonymous.Please.
>>19862171Fuck yes, it's MadWorld/Anarchy Reins time!Matsuda doesn't help people. She kills them.
>>19862144i do hope he dies before the end of the party. as collateral for all i care, he just needs to die.
>>19862188Black Baron's theme music for our fight.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vc-pQsoTL9c
things keep going badly I think its cause were not drinking enough.
>>19862406We can always share a drink with Jack Cayman from MadWorld should he show up, dude has seen just as much shit as Matsuda has.
>>19862437In the new game Baron became Jack partner or something.AnywayNew Baron themehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yaeypLaezLQ
respond that we understand what fabiola is saying but give no indication whatsoever that we're dumb enough to try to do it without justification. Let's not make waves for the idol who thinks we aren't beyond saving, ja?and thanks for reminding me i need to finish madworld deculture.
>>19862144>>19862564His swag is maximum.