You're a Magical Girl, and you're on your way to your new apartment. The previous one had to be abandoned due to a former colleague's forced retirment going somewhat awry. You still feel a bit bad about that, by the way - you think you could have handled it much better than how it panned out. Sure, Kirika was a crazy bitch and nearly hacked you to pieces, but you shouldn't have let her get to you so much that all you had to finish her off with was your combat knife....Well, there was the fact that you were still trying to get used to the idea of a crazed eldritchian nightmare in a pink dress trying to murder you every step of the way back then, but that's really no excuse.
>>24638901Just as you told Kyoko - right before you left her in the care of Sayaka, back in their own apartment - you took a cab to your new place, after calling up Kyuubey and verifying the directions with him. The cab dropped you off right in front of the apartment building, which...looks a bit too posh for your taste, really. It's even got one of those fountains with the koi swimming around in it, that's how high-class it was. Your last apartment had nothing but a broken fire hydrant and a bike stand. It even had security milling around the entrance, two uniformed officers with a rather large dog wearing some sort of vest. They let you through after a cursory check of your Officio ID, the mutt growling at you the entire time.Well, you've never really been good with animals, especially the furry sort. Most especially the huge furry sort that's five times your weight and could probably tear your throat out with a snap of its jaws.It's a pity. A pet would be alright. Maybe a cat, but you never could stand cats.After a brief detour to the convenience store for a carton of your favorite cigarettes - the entrance very conveniently placed inside the lobby, but you guess that's why they're called convenience stores - you take the elevator up to your floor. The ride is brief and quiet, no annoying elevator music that had you shooting out the speaker in your previous apartment's elevator that one time. The apartment administration always replaced it, and every time you shot it to pieces. They learned after the fifth time.[1/2]
>>24638913You come upon your door. 665. There's a small card tied to the door handle with a strip of yellow ribbon, next to the passcard slot. The card reads, in clean familiar handwriting, "Welcome home". ...You should probably tell Mami to stop being so kind to you, or you'll fall in love with her. More than you already have, anyway.What do you do?Enter your new apartment. Let's see what Mami's done with the place.Investigate Apartment 666. Find out who your next-door neighbor is.
MGQN?When i'm online? I must be dreaming!
>[X]Enter your new apartment. Let's see what Mami's done with the place.the neighbor can wait till morning
>>24638917>Enter your new apartment. Let's see what Mami's done with the place.Check out the new space. And the armory.
>>24638917>Enter your new apartment. Let's see what Mami's done with the place.And after that, Pinky!
>>24638917[X]Enter your new apartment. Let's see what Mami's done with the place.Let's see what sorcery she's wrought.
>>24638917>[x]Enter your new apartment. Let's see what Mami's done with the place.Any bets no how long place lasts nice and cozy before it gets compromised and/or blown up?
If we're gonna investigate 666 later, why not 664 as well?
>>24638901>>24638913>>24638917>Apartment 666Goddamn it, Pinky, try to be more subtle!
>>24638992Two-weeks max. Someone is going to put an RPG through it. Most likely us.
>>24638992I give it a month, then there'll be enough gunshot craters in the walls to be declared unsafe.
>>24638917>Enter your new apartment. Let's see what Mami's done with the place.First we get a load of our bearings and set up a home base. After that, exploration.
>>24638917>[X]Enter your new apartment. Let's see what Mami's done with the place.Why, Decu? Why now? Why must you do this to me?
>>24638917:sigh:Mami...She was icon of perfection until we learned that she had her own limits in the third timeline.Well might as well get it over with. We do want a proper sleep before we have to all our warmaster duties.>[x]Enter your new apartment. Let's see what Mami's done with the place.
>>24638917>[x]Enter your new apartment. >[x]Ignore what Mami has done with the place for now>[x]Kick off shoes>[x]Finally slouch down in comfy chairYou know you want to.
>>24639043That sounds about right.
>>24639043[x]Explore Apartmen-wait, fuck that![x][x][x] Comfy chair
>>24639041>She was icon of perfection until we learned that she had her own limits in the third timeline.>in the third timelineYou mean in the third episode? IIRC, that's the point where she kinda lost her head.
>>24639041>>24639094He means this.
>>24639101I know, I know, just couldn't pass an opportunity for another head joke.
>>24639113>>24639101Well she did lose her head in more ways then one. Will a wild Candeloro appear?
>>24638917[x]Investigate Apartment 666. Find out who your next-door neighbor is.If only to express our disappointment at not acquiring that number for ourself.
>>24639113Yeah, it was shit.
>>24639043Also, pull this face and zone out when sitting down in the comfy chair.
Is it time for NYAN NYAN?
>>24638917Investigate 666 and our neighbour
>>24639230Dude it's only been half an hour.
>>24639230Hardly.It's not even an hour.
What if you had whiskey pancakes eaten off Mami's chest?
>>24639256The appropriate adjective for that texture would be "Kyuubey-like"
>>24639271I want to see what happens to kyuubey if he eat's mami's pancakes laced with catnip.
>>24639256>>24639271>>24639279Mami wouldn't do that. She's hetrosexual here
>>24639294She never said she was strictly one way or the other.She just told Kharn she wasn't that sort of girl which could have meant not the kind to be seduced easily by her
>>24639271>>24639279Fuck that. GUYS ! GUYS! I HAVE THE BEST IDEA!I KNOW HOW WE CAN GET RID OF THE INCUBATORS ONCE AND FOR ALL!>Ask Misaka to make us a tranquilizer-rifle >Ask Misaka to make us darts filled with liquified concentrated catnip>Hunt down the Incubators one by one>Keep them drugged with catnip for all eternity and imprison them.
>>24638937 >>24638943 >>24639033You decide to put off meeting your new neighbors. It's really late, and you'd rather not wake them up this far into a normal person's sleep cycle. It's not like the ominous apartment number has any bearing or anything. If it turned out the opposite, well, then that's just really an unsubtle touch. ...Then again, the sort of people you're dealing with made golden superweapons that slowly turned the owner into a raving, black-eyed lunatic, so may it's just par for the course, here.But really, that could wait till tomorrow. which coincidentally began a few hours ago, but still. You can get some sleep before that at least.You slot in the passcard, and a green light switches on near the door handle, along with a brief chime and the sound of multiple mechanical locks disengaging. You pull out the card and place it back in your inventory, before turning the door handle and pushing the door open. You step over the treshhold and grope blindly for the lights. You flick on the first switch you feel, and illumination is quickly provided throughout the entire apartment.. . .This place is great. Really comfortable. The lighting is soft and not too harsh, diffused by clever placing of lightbulbs behind shades and wall gaps. The entire place is painted a soft warm cream color, bordering on amber, another reminder of the blonde who'd provided you with the only warmth in your life when all you had back then was a void where your memories should be. Tasteful paintings of...what looks like flowers and birds and stuff are hung on the walls where they'd be too bare. Another nice touch.The furniture is...obviously modern, with black steel and clear beveled glass - another touch from Mami, something you've never really gotten but at least it's for the stuff that needs to be sturdy and functional, like the dining table in the kitchen area and the center table at the living room. [1/2]
>>24639367The three-seater sofa looks excessively soft and comfy, and you know that it's been chosen specifically because Mami had found you using the ratty old one in your former apartment as an impromptu sleeping surface when you still had the strength to crawl up onto it after a particularly strenuous mission. Otherwise, you made do with the floor, which earned you no small amount of lectures from the teary-eyed blonde....Speaking of chairs...You shut the door behind you, ignoring the sound of the locks clicking automatically into place, and you drop the plastic bag containing the carton of cigarettes as you step forward into the apartment. Kicking off your heels as you do so, not caring where they ended up. Kyuubey told you they'd kept it, and Mami made sure to integrate it into the place - he wouldn't lie about that, would he? Mami would certainly do that for you, if she's gone this far, already?The urgency in you carries you deeper into the apartment, to the living room proper - your stockinged feet making no noise on the wooden-tile floor - and it's then that you see it. In all its green, upholstered glory. Still sporting the small tag on its back that declared it as the property of a certain hotel you rescued a certain idol from being raped, a lifetime ago. Four lifetimes ago.The most comfortable chair in the world.You could almost cry.Sit in it, see how it feels once more.Lleave it for later. Explore the rest of the apartment.
>>24639380[x]Leave it for later. Explore the rest of the apartment.We shall sleep in it. Soon.
>>24639380>Si- SLEEP in it, see how it feels once more.
>>24639380>[x]Sit in it, see how it feels once more.It can't be helped.
>>24639380>[X]Sit in it, see how it feels once more.Priorities.
>>24639380>Sit in it, see how it feels once more.survey the apartment from where it stands, make note of possible escape routes
>>24639380>[X]Sin in it, see how it feels once more.
>>24639380Hug our comfortable friend and then go explore the rest of the apartment.We shall be properly reunited soon
>>24639380[x] Sit in it. WE HAVE BEEN DEPRIVED OF THE PLEASURE OF SITTING IN THE COMFY CHAIR FOR FAR TOO LONG! TODAY WE AGAIN SHALL SIT IN THE COMFY CHAIR, FELLOW MGNQ-READERS!
>[X]Leave it for later. Explore the rest of the apartment.But what if you sit on it, fall asleep and then have to use the bathroom really badly? You'd better get the lay-out of the rest of the apartment first.
We should make the chair one of our aides.
>>24639380>Lleave it for later. Explore the rest of the apartment.Guys, if we sit in it now, we'll be on our way to sleep land. Hold on for 5 more minutes.
Question arises: Once Midori recovers, shall we share with her joys of the most comfortable chair in the world? Whatever that means.
explore the apartment. The chairs not going anywhere, and neither will we ounce we park our as in it
>>24639380>[x]Lleave it for later. Explore the rest of the apartment.The apartment looks nice, it looks comfortable BUT IS IT DEFENSIBLE! we are going to have a fire-fight in it sooner rather then later and we should learn it they are an windows to stay away from.
>>24639468And now we have a proper title for Midori's position! Chairwarmer!
>>24639468We must do thatThe chair has enough comfiness for both of us
>>24639380The chair is nice only as long as we are still alive to enjoy it.[x]Explore the apartment. Take note of every entrance and defensible position.
>>24639380>[X]Sit in it, see how it feels once more.The apartment is just a house, a set of thin walls and ceilings separating you from the outside.The chair on the other hand... it's a piece of home.
>>24639487>>24639543This is the paranoid /tg/ I know and love.
>>24639389 >>24639390 >>24639398 >>24639399You're...you can't help yourself. As much as you'd like to see the rest of the apartment first, to get a handle on where things were (especially the guns you've kept lying around your first apartment in the crates they came with) - the call of the chair was much too strong for you to resist. Kharn and Kyuubey had both confirmed that your time in Siberia had been no more than three weeks, tops, but it felt like months. It felt like years. It was simply much too long to be parted from the chair you'd stolen from that hotel suite that you left in a complete shambles, along with all the corpses of the people you killed inside of it.You walk around the chair, one hand longingly brushing the edge of its green leather back rest, before stopping in front of it and carefully lowering yourself down onto the cushioned seat. There's the slightest creak of leather as the material and the foam inside offers the most pleasant bit of give - just soft enough to provide that cloud-like comfort and at the same time firm enough to offer support to your tired, exhausted frame. Your elbows resting on the armrests, placed high enough to allow you to rest your shoulders and lean back. Your feet able to stretch out now, getting the soles a rest from being on heels for far too long.You're home. After everything, you're really home. Away from Siberia, from the Golden Weapons, from Kyuubey, from everything.You let out a sigh, allowing yourself to smile and enjoy this one moment of peace you can steal from the universe that desperately wants to see you dead....Some sleep would be nice, you think. Maybe just a few minutes? After that, you can explore the rest of the apartment. For sure.Your eyelids feel much too heavy at the moment to keep your eyes open, anyway.Just...just a few minutes...[1/2]
>>24639804You open your eyes a split second later, and you're not in your new apartment anymore.It's the bar, again. The dimly-lit bar that smelled of hate and fire and stale whiskey and death.What light there was - flickering from above, somewhere - only serving to make the darkness filthy, giving the shadows in the corners a twitching, cackling life of their own.You pointedly ignore what looks to be the corpse of a blonde Magical Girl, wearing a black-and-white costume patterned directly after the western idea of a cackling witch - frilly hat and all - having its intestines being noisily consumed by another Magical Girl who looks ten years her junior, her head and hair obscured by a white bloodstained hood with floppy bunny ears. A few feet beyond these scene is the silhouette of another Magical Girl, wearing the most frilly gothic lolita dress you've ever seen, hugging her knees to her chest and giggling. Giggling about how sorry she was, and how delicious the flesh of fallen angels really is.You're already sitting at the bar, your hands empty, resting on the wooden countertop. Beside you is the girl from before - Wendy. The first time you met her, she sliced your throat open a moment before you could give her a Vindicare makeover. She's drinking whiskey - Kong, from the looks of it, and writing in what appears to be a pink diary of sorts.Behind the bar, watching you with blazing crimson dots where its eyes should be, is the silhouette of a beaked...thing. It's human, but it's got a beak jutting out where its face should normally be.It seems to blink before reverently placing an empty glass on the bar, right in front of you. ...Well, no, it's not empty. It's got your Soul Gem in it. Gold casing and everything. Except with the black spikes and all. That's new. Or maybe it's been there all along, and it's just your imagination.Whatever. Dreams are fucked up.Wendy doesn't seem to have noticed your presence at the moment.What do you do?
>>24639817Imagine a shotgun. Who knows, imagining a shotgun might bring a dream shotgun into your hands. Lets secure our soul gem before looking around.
>>24639817Retreat and retrieve arms from shield.
>>24639817Tap Wendy on the shoulderAsk if we are going to talk nicely this time or if it is going to end with another double kill
>>24639817>[X] You again? What's happening? Who are these people?Let's demand some answers.
>>24639817[x] "Sup, bitch."
>>24639817pick up the glass with out soul gem in it, examine said gem without touching it directly for now.keep an eye out for anything moving to make contact with us.
>>24639817Oh look. The new psycho in our dreams wasn't just a one-off thing. I wonder if Pinky will get jealous. >>24639856This, basically. Just sit down, grab your Soul Gem glass, and ask if you can get a drink without having to kill everyone on principle for interrupting your nap time.
>>24639817"I take it this is going to be replacing my normal nightmares from now on."Call for a drink.
>Behind the bar, watching you with blazing crimson dots where its eyes should be, is the silhouette of a beaked...thing. It's human, but it's got a beak jutting out where its face should normally be.Is it this thing?
>>24639864>>24639856>>24639852Those seem good for now.
>>24639864>>24639862Sounds good to me.
>>24639869nah. Wendy's probably our comrade in golden arms,along with the tohou's who are also in the bar.>>24639856seems like this is as good a choice as any. Might get some information out of her before she slits our throat again
>>24639979>>Nah. Wendy's probably our comrade in golden arms,Given our track record, I wouldn't be surprised.
>>24639979I recognise marisa but the other two?
>>24640106Rabbit girl sounds like Tewi and the goth loli may be Yukari?
>>24640118Tewi doesn't wear a hood though
>>24640118Yukari's costume isn't very goth loli.And by the description sounds more like something suigintou or kuroneko would be wearing
>>24639817Pour whiskey into the glass, you know how that'll go. Sit down next to Wendy."Anything to talk about before we kill each other again?"
>>24639817>>24639402Fucking Cafe of Broken Dreams!
>>24639856You pick up the glass after a moment, peering at the Soul Gem inside of it, and give it a small shake. The bauble clinks softly as it bumps against the side of the crystal. Seems real enough, but you don't need to check more than that at the moment.You place it back down, before reaching over and tapping Wendy on the shoulder. The girl makes a grunt that sounds the slightest bit annoyed, turning to you with a questioning look. At the same time, she places her pen down in between the pages of the diary she's writing on before closing it shut. Apparently not at all that amenable to letting you see what she's been writing, or at least you think so. Well, whatever. You don't particularly care about what she's writing. You were just wondering, after all, if there's any chance that this meeting could turn out to be a nice one, or if it'll go the way the first did, with her having her skull hollowed out by a point-blank .50 Action Express round and you bleeding out to death with your throat sliced open all the way to the bone."...Depends." She says after a moment, looking at you with her sleepy eyes. Not much of a talker, this one, which...reminds you of yourself a lot.Depends on what?"On you, mostly." Wendy smiles at you, this time. It's a tired sort of smile, but one that at least doesn't feel like she's making a fool of yourself or something. It's the smile that someone makes when they're at that thin line between despair and resignation, but trying hard to avoid either one. An honest smile. "A lot of things, if you haven't noticed, depends on you, Kong. A whole lot. ...I wish I could say I was jealous of you for that, but I'm not. No one in their right mand would want to be where you are now." She takes a sip from her glass before continuing, grimacing slightly as she swallows. "...Besides, not exactly main character material, here, if you haven't noticed." Wendy chuckles at this, enjoying her own self-deprecation.[1/2]
>>24640219You relax slightly at this. While you're not someone who just trusts someone else at their own word, she doesn't seem to be lying. You don't see the knife she used the last time in her hands, although you're pretty sure it's on her person somewhere. Well, whatever, you'll cross that bridge when it comes to it. You're just glad you're not obligated at the moment to murder someone, even if it is just in your dreams. There's...something disturbing about killing someone you'll have to meet in your dreams again.Behind you, the girl giggling and apologizing and murmuring something about the flesh of fallen angels suddenly lets out a blood-curdling scream, making you nearly jump out of your seat. It's not the scream, per se, but the surprise of it. You turn to look at Wendy, expecting her to be amused at your discomfiture - but she seems to be slightly annoyed, frowning at the silhouettes."Fucking things. You'd think they'd have the decency to stay quiet." She grumbles, shaking her head. You see her drink spilled on the bar, as if something had pushed her glass over. "Spilled my drink, even. Never can get used to the ones that talk, or make noise like that. Better if they just stay quiet and be creepy."The beaked shadow makes a cackling noise before cleaning up the mess, and pouring Wendy another glassful of Kong. After a moment, you gesture at it with your own glass, and it obliges you with a barkeeper's indifference."You've got questions, so ask them," Wendy murmurs after a while of the both of you just nursing the alcohol like the losers you are. "...While you're still got time to, anyway."What's that supposed to mean?"...I mean, before you wake up, and stuff." The brown-haired girl turns slightly towards you, another smile curling her lips. "For fuck's sake, Kong. I forgot how paranoid you can be. I kind of miss it."What do you ask?
>>24640236This the place where the golden weapon users gather when not killing each other?
>>24640236start with the obvious, who the hell are the 3 girls behind us. (2 alive, 1 dead.)
Before I go and ask something stupid, would you guys remind me of all we know about this check?
>>24639817>[X] Tap Wendy on shoulder."You better have a real good reason for interrupting my comfy chair time."If she doesn't, her life is forfeit.
>>24640236>". . .The Blessed Lady protect you, Kong," Is all you hear from her, right before she slices your throat open with one quick flick of her wrist. Her face disintegrates into a meaty hole a split second after that, the rest of her body flying back and smashing into the flicking jukebox in the corner.We won't get a straight answer from anyone here. ...Lets go to the jukebox, I am sure that would be more coherent then anybody here.
>>24639165Goddamn I am going crazy trying to guess the context of this picture.>Why artist why
>>24640236Let's get the dumb one out of the way: why are you in my dreams?
>>24640236"You know me? Then you probably know about my whole memory thing, so I hope you're not offended that I don't have a fucking clue who you are. What's your deal, which officio are you with, and if you go anywhere near Mami I will use tie you up in shibari. Using your own intestines."
>>24640295Original is here:http://danbooru.donmai.us/posts/936870Read the comments for a little insight about the artist idea.
>>24640271not to much, we know she's deadly and not trying to kill us for now.she *might* know a bit about the prophet.
>>24639528It does have a bit more dignity than the alternate titles she has of "Bedwarmer" and "Lapwarmer".As true as they are.
>>24640236So what exactly the fuck is this place?And how did I know you, if you haven't already figured out I was prone to bouts of amnesia
>>24640347Uh. She IS the prophet.
>>24640281She showed up in a dream, asked us if she could buy us a drink. We noticed that her Japanese had an American accent to it and accepted her offer to pour us a drink. She served up some whiskey and then she cut our neck open so we blew her head off. That's about it. >>24640236She's acting as if she knows us so ask her how we met. Explain our memory if necessary, but don't volunteer the info unless she asks. Also ask her how she knows The Blessed Lady. This is probably the most important thing right now.
>>24640236"What are the questions you want me to ask? What are the answers you're waiting to give?"
>>24640236"How do you know me?" followed by " who and what are the three girls behind us?"
>>24640236"What is with the screamer? Who or what are they?"
>>24640317 >>24640350 >>24640467"...I told you that already the last time," Wendy frowns at your question, seemingly annoyed. "This isn't just your dream, it's mine, too. I know I'm sleeping right now, or...at, at least, that's what I think." Uncertainty crosses her face for a brief moment, before she shakes her head. "I don't know if you're in my head, or if you're in mine, or why. Not sure why it's in a bar like this, either, although I've spent my share of time in some. Anyway, I have my own ideas, but...I don't particularly care." She shrugs. "It's more peaceful than the sort of dreams I usually have, anyway.". . .This is more peaceful than the dreams she normally has? This kind of place, filled with shadows and strange things and silhouettes of magical girls eating corpses and crying about the flesh of fallen angels? This is preferable?"Alright, alright. It's not the nicest kind of dream, but it beats..." The sentence hangs in the air as she seems to stop herself after a second thought. "...what I usually get, which you don't really need to know about. Of all people, you don't need to share that kinda burden, Kong." Wendy smiles into her drink. "You've got enough on your plate already, I think."You let out an annoyed grunt. For someone supposed to be answering questions, she doesn't really have the knack for giving good answers."...Sorry." Her head bows low, and she seems to be genuinely apologetic, here. "Not...not really good with this sort of thing. I don't really have all the answers, myself. Some, I...I promised not tell before it's time to. And I don't break promises, not even if I want to."Fine. That's...fine. You'd probably do the same thing.[1/2]
>>24640771...You decide to ask about something else. You're still not at all home with talking to her, but for some reason, you don't like to see her this way. The same kind of recoil you get when you think about...doing something to make Mami cry. It's just not something you'd want to do, not even at gunpoint. Even if you've managed to do the same thing a few times, already."...Oh, I know about your amnesia." Wendy nods after a moment. "Yeah, Malal filled us in, when Kharn paid us an unofficial visit. She brought you along that time - showed you off like a brand new toy. Couldn't shut up about how you knocked off three squads all on your own. The rest of the Officios were calling you The Butcher behind your back." She smirks. "We didn't really think much of it. I...think we found your name funny, too, until you showed us just how you did it. ...And we thought Mickey was bad."Mickey?"The blue one. Blueberry. The angry one, with the cape and the swords? Sort of a bitch?"...Ah. Sayaka."That's her. Mickey. Piece of work, her."Yeah. Piece of work."...Anyway, that's how we know each other. But I guess we would've known each other anyway, what with being chosen and all."Chosen?"Of the Blessed Lady." Wendy takes another sip from her glass. "...Like you, Kong, I died once before. Shattered soul gem and all that. Dead as a doornail." A sad, wry smile. "And then she brought me back. Sparkled me up a new soul gem. Didn't even feel dead afterwards. Just...hollow, I guess. Cold." The smile disappears. "Tried to hide it, but...yeah. Never worked out."You take a sip from your own glass, the soul gem swimming in the alcohol, the bauble gently tinkling against the glass as you drink.So she's met you before. Kharn must know who she is, then. And Sayaka. You make a note to ask either of the two about any Wendy that they know of. Kyuubey must know something too, at that.What do you ask next?
>>24640818If you're Chosen, where's your golden toy?
>>24640818who are the 2 alive (?) and the one dead girl?
>>24640818"She ever give you a bitchin' gold weapon?"
>>24640818Who are those weird ones behind us? And did the blessed lady give you any ridiculously shiny toys when she resurrected you?
>>24640818"Funny. The Pinky I know doesn't go around saving other girls for shits and giggles. I know our relationship is messed up, but you? What's your deal? And what's with them?"
>>24640818"Heh, Have you even had the urge to start screaming about the flesh of fallen angels like the ones over there? What number did she give you?"
>>24640818I've been hearing some stuff about a prophet. You know anything about that?
>>24640948Seconding this. We must protect Mami.
>>24640818>>24640890Changing vote to this. >>24640948Might as well, we might wake up before the we can ask a second question.
>>24640948Ooh yeah that's a good point
>>24640948Let's ask that, yeah.
>>24640880This.We should find out about Wendy's relationship with Pinky.
>>24640948I will not be surprised if it was Oriko coming to ruin everything forever.
>>24640948"Prophet?" Wendy echoes after a moment, blinking. "...Hmm. Can't say I have. Heard about a High Priestess, but..." You see her eyes flick over to the shadows in the corner behind you, before she shrugs. "They're not the same, right? I mean, they're sort of similar, religion-wise, but they're not really that close when you consider it." It's then that her eyes narrow, and you feel a curious tension in the air. "What about this prophet, though? What'd you hear about it?"...You tell her. You're not sure why you told her, but hell, if you want to get anywhere with this line of inquiry - and make sure Mami stays safe - then you might as well go full disclosure, at least where this prophet was concerned. "...It's not her, then." The brown-haired girl seems to sag with relief, a sigh drooping her shoulders. "She wouldn't do anything to hurt Miss Tomoe. None of us would. It's..." her expression crinkles in disgust, as if you'd just told her to join the bunny-eared girl in her noisy, sticky meal in the corner. "...it's one of those things that you can't force yourself to do, even if you've got a gun to your head, you know?"Well. You're glad she feels the same way as you do with Mami, then, despite the fact that this line of questioning just went dead once more. "I'll...check with my own people. If it's Miss Tomoe on the line, then we want to help out, too." She nods to herself, as if to make a mental note. "Shouldn't be too hard, we still have some contacts."You...well, you'll appreciate the help. It's strange, getting help from someone you'd just shot in the face a dream ago."...Heh. Anyway, you're going to wake up in a few seconds, so...I'll take this time to say something I should've said back then, Kong. At least, before you got your brains scrambled."What's that?[1/2]
>>24641345"...I really liked being your friend." She glances down at her diary, placing one hand on it, as if to stop herself from opening it. "It sucks that you don't remember, but maybe it was meant to be that way."You...have no reply to that. Well, besides what happened the last time, she seems like someone you'd get along with just fine.You raise your glass towards her, and after a moment, she raises hers. The both of you clink your glasses together. Silent in this exact moment, in this bar where broken dreams tinged the darkness inside....She doesn't read Miracle Midori x Murder Mayumi, does she?"Huh? No, I don't." Wendy replies, just as the bar suddenly begins to fade.That's a relief."...It's called The Steamy Adventures of Miracle Melanie and Murder Marjorie in America. It takes a bit longer for the translations to get here."What. WHAT.You scream out the word as you open your eyes in your new apartment. Cold sweat bedewing your forehead.. . .What...what the hell. You'll have to talk to Midori real soon about her work. You just keep forgetting.After she gets better, and everything.You glance at the wall clock in the living room. From what you can tell, it's only been a few hours since you fell asleep.Groaning in frustration, you lean back on your favorite chair. ...Even when you're trying to relax, this sort of thing happens.What do you do now?Get back to sleep until morning. Everything else can wait until then.Get up and explore the rest of the apartment.Other.
>>24641358[x] ExploreWe need guns, lots of guns.
>>24641358[x]Get up and explore the rest of the apartment.>translationsgodfuckingdamnit
>>24641358[x]Explore a bit, then sleep.A once-around isn't that taxing, but we should do one last look around to make sure we don't have anything hiding in OUR shadowy corners.
>>24641358WHAT.Talks are needed.Also [X]Get up and explore the rest of the apartment.Because we need inventory. And to check if there's any cool shit here.
>>24641358>The Steamy Adventures of Miracle Melanie and Murder MarjorieI didn't know 4Kids dabbled in the manga industry as well.
>>24641358Explore the apartment then get back to our friend the chair and sleep
>>24641358...Why the fuck names people 'Melanie' and 'Marjorie' in this day and age? The hell?
>>24641358[x] OtherSee if there's a bed in this apartment.
>>24641418ROMANIZATION!>>24641358>[x]Get up and explore the rest of the apartment.Might as well see if there's an armory here. Or any secret passages that we should know about.
>>24641358>Get up and explore the rest of the apartment.okay, *now* lets explore! maybe Kyoko snuck some booze in while Mami wasn't looking?
>>24641358[X] Get up and explore the rest of the apartment.Evaluate possible alternate exits for emergencies and how defensible the new place is.
>>24641358>[x]Get up and explore the rest of the apartment.Lets look at the defensible side of things, and then crash into the proper bed, and see if its in the same league as the chair.
>>24641358Goddamn liberal scanlators.
>>24641358>Get up and explore the rest of the apartment> translations Juubey's behind this shit somehow. I know it
>>24641403A shame the subject matter has become Best Friend Massages instead of stockholm syndrome sex.
>>24641514And they sleep in bed together fully clothed.
>>24641502Well, aren't you quick.
>>24641628that's what she said
>>24641358[X]Get up and explore the rest of the apartment.Everyone knows you must know your fortress like the back of your hand, and the sooner the better.
>>24641358>Get up and explore the rest of the apartment.Better see what else is here.And have a tall glass of ice-cold water.
Mustn't forget to stuff the Cigs into the shield.If we leave them around or in the inventory, Midori will get to and dispose of them.Also, light up.
>>24641358[x]Use cigarettes, explore apartment.
>>24641926you realize doing that lead to Deculture dicking us over by us pulling out a weapon in a life/death situation, and getting cigs.
>>24642038Could Pull out a MiG underground, too.A pack of cigs is hardly the worst that we could pull.
>>24642038If our enemy is a smoker, it might lead to the start of a beautiful new friendship.
>>24642038Why pull out cigs when you can pull out the golden katana?Which one requires the greater anal circumference?
>>24642088For us? KatanaFor them? cigs
>>24642088We need training time on that sword, preferably in the most heavily armoured training cage kyuubey has.We need to master it, lest we draw it again in an emergency.
>>24642088We already have a shield inventory, please don't try and give us a new inventory using FATAL rules.
>>24642258This is a good point.Maybe have Sayaka coach us on proper swordery.
>>24642258>>24642280Do we really have to. though? We have gauntlets for melee and DEagle for range, both are significantly less likely to bite us in the ass if chosen. Picking the katana for anything is just asking for trouble.
>>24642285It's more of a precaution for those moments when we don't get to pick because the Shield decided to screw us over. Like when a bear nearly mauled Midori to death.
>>24642309Sounds like we need to master the shield then.
>>24642316Yeah, but who the hell can teach us Hammerspace Shield?Random practice on our own sounds like some questionable shit might get pulled out of it.
>>24642316Mastering both would be better but we are more likely to master the katana than the shield since it is broken
>>24642334I thought it was only the timestop that was less than responsive. Even as far back as ch 1 we could check what's inside our inventory no problem.>>24642333Ahh, we won't pull out anything that we haven't put in there in the first place. The worst we could pull out might be Pinky's panties or something.
>>24642309Aye.Master the weapon, not let the weapon be the master.I forsee requiring standing by Sayaka, Kyoko and Yuma in case they need to shut Chiaki down.
>>24642378Like the suit of terminator armour or the bolt pistol, right?
>>24642378>Ahh, we won't pull out anything that we haven't put in there in the first place.This is incorrect. When we met Pinky on the plane, we pulled the Deagle when checked our Shield. It was in storage at the time and we messed Kyubey to let him know. During the fight against Mirai, we pulled the Katana and that was in lockdown. The Shield can pull the golden weapons to us no matter where they are. They are dispensed at random.
>>24642378We have no control over what comes out, it has always been that way.We don't know if it is because the shield is damaged or because we are too brain addled to remember how
>>24642378>Ahh, we won't pull out anything that we haven't put in there in the first place.*Fairly* certain Homu didn't shove a suit of Terminator armour or a boltgun into the shield, yet it dispensed both.
>>24642452How do you know that?>in an alternate world the questers are baffled when a MiG falls out
>>24641368 >>24641379 >>24641397 >>24641399You steel yourself for a moment, before levering yourself up and off of your chair. One of the hardest things to do, at least for you - to get up after you've gotten comfortable. Not because you were lazy or anything - of course, you've been accused of that a few times, by Sayaka no less - it was simply because you don't really get comfortable all that often. Any bit of it you get, you find it quite difficult to let go.Giving your chair one last longing glance, you proceed to explore your new apartment. Taking particular note of the windows and entryways, points of entry for anyone who might want to pop in unannounced. some people may call that being paranoid, but you're just being meticulous, if not thorough. Warmaster assassination, if your half-baked memory serves you right, was still a thing. You don't have truck with being complacent and simply taking things at face value, is what you're getting at, here.. . .The place is really furnished. There's a bathroom with a shower, a toilet AND a bath. The bath can easily fit three people in it, the shower can fit four. Same with the bedroom - you're not sure what to do with so much bedspace. The mattress is even memory foam, the kind that you can place a full wine glass on and not have a single drop spilled no matter how much rolling and fidgeting you do. Silk sheets, too.The kitchen is...well, it's a kitchen. You don't know how to cook all that much, but you think you have enough tools there to cook up a feast. The refrigerator's full of food that you're not even sure how to eat, much less prepare. Opening a few cupboards, you do notice that you have an inordinate amount of pancake flour. Boxes and boxes of them. There's even a few bottles of wine and champagne here - no whiskey, though. You had a suspicion there wouldn't be.[1/2]
>>24642452Not in this timeline anyway.And God knows what else we shoved in there that we don't remember. Wouldn't be surprised if we pulled a Iowa/Yamato class out of there, crewed as well.
>>24642484The armory is another matter. Accessed via a false wall in the bedroom - Mami had been considerate enough to point out where the camouflaged door was, and where to pull to get it to open - it's a narrow corridor with all the guns and weaponry you've collected or stolen or bought, stored in neat organized racks on either side. Each one forming the walls. The ammunition is stored at the farthest end, in a single crate, arranged by size and make. The blonde had even made sure to carefully label which is which. The rifles that had seen better days have been either repaired, refurbished or even full-out replaced.Some people say some all-powerful being can be found in the details.In your new apartment, that's true. Mami had left her mark here, for you, and you wouldn't have it any other way.Other than the armory, though, it's just your typical apartment, although certainly dressed up to the nines. You pour yourself a nice, big glass of iced water, before walking back to your chair. No strange shadows or silhouettes, no strange mutant cats skulking in the corners, not even the remotest shade of a pink-haired goddess looking to tear your heart out. The balcony outside the bedroom, accessible via sliding glass door, could probably be a bit more secure, but it's not too much of a danger. You'll figure out something for that.You'll like living here. ...It's just a bit lonely, you suppose.You take a sip of the iced water, finding yourself remarkably thirsty. Must be all the drinking whiskey in your dreams, or something....Wendy. The Prophet. Magical Girls getting eaten - in the wrong way - by other Magical girls, giggling apologies and snickering about the flesh of fallen angels.It's a lot to think about. You idly wonder if Kharn - or Malal - ever felt this way.Thinking about how things are so frightfully simple, and then stumbling upon more and more details that lead to...things you'd rather not know about.[2/3]
>>24642484Think Midori will like to live with us and cook for us?We need someone to take care of us afterall.
>>24642518Draining the last of the water and placing the glass on the small circular table beside the chair, you lean back and close your eyes.This chair is really comfortable. Even if you did just have a nightmare in it.Sleep until morning. You're Warmaster now, you need to get in the office on time.Sleep until you're called in. You need as much sleep as you can get. Mami'll wake you up with a call anyway.
>>24642484>wine and champagneMami must be meeting us halfway.Either that, or she wants us to at least drink that instead of stooping to rubbing alcohol again.
>>24642528Sleep until morning. We got to look at least the part.Well, that, and visiting our favourite broccoli head in the morning.
>>24642528[X]Sleep until morning. You're Warmaster now, you need to get in the office on time.We really should meet those neighbors.
>>24642528>[x]Sleep until morning. You're Warmaster now, you need to get in the office on time.Chiaki is important people now. Even if she can probably get away with doing a lot of questionable crap like her predecessor did, it is important to establish that her tenure will be different than Kharn's. Image-building is key to this, and it would not do to laze about in comfort until dragged to the office for whatever reason.
>>24642528>Sleep until morning. You're Warmaster now, you need to get in the office on time.Perhaps we'll have time for a quick chat with Pinky before work.And letting Kyuubey know of the possible threat on Mami's life.
>>24642528[X]Sleep until morning. You're Warmaster now, you need to get in the office on time.Time to get our warmaster on. The office won't know what hit it.
So Wendy is the Totally Sweet Alabama Snake?Also, did we not have another room with the number 666 in this quest already? Was it Kirika's?
>>24642528[x]Sleep until morning.>>24642554This anon makes a good point and I agree with it.
>>24642528>Sleep until morning. You're Warmaster now, you need to get in the office on time.Less about the office, more about us sleeping through the scheduled meeting with the idol. >>24642526The pancake flour must not be wasted, she will do.
>>24642528>Sleep until morning. You're Warmaster now, you need to get in the office on time.>Going back to bed on the chair instead of fuckhueg bed.Ahhh, Chiaki.
>>24642569It is in a few days.
>>24642528>Sleep until morning. You're Warmaster now, you need to get in the office on time.Are there any business suits in the wardrobe?Get one out ready for the morning if there is.
>>24642572The bed is only for Midori.
>>24642528>[X]Sleep until morning. You're Warmaster now, you need to get in the office on time.>>24642526>>Think Midori will like to live with us and cook for us?She would probably jump at the idea and we'd have to pry her off with a crowbar. Personally, as fond as I am of her, this would probably send all the wrong signals. To her and the Officio too.
>>24642526It might not be terribly fair to take advantage of Midori's feelings for us to use her as a maid. Er, any more than we already are, anyway.
>>24642526She hasn't had quarters assigned yet right?She literally was told to follow us to Siberia after we got her out of the room.So her accommodation is already settled.
>>24642528>[X] Sleep until morningProfessionalism
>>24642528>Sleep until you're called in. You need as much sleep as you can get. Mami'll wake you up with a call anyway.>>24642595I doubt she'll mind. We also need to Talk to her About Certain Publications
>>24642528>Sleep until morning. You're Warmaster now, you need to get in the office on time.can't wait to see the fruits of our flower prank
>>24642595She might look good in a maid outfir.
>>24642589Wrong signals to the officio, maybe. We will just have her pretend to be a different person walking in every time.
[X] Sleep until morning. You're Warmaster now, you need to get in the office on time.Any chances that "WENDY" is a password for that memory app thing on our cell? (If it's still there, anyways.)Oh, and Apartment 666 needs investigation.
>>24642614Haha, I am looking forward to it.
>>24642526>>24642585>>24642597I am okay with this.
Also, daily reminder of what else must happen on the morning.
>>24642634Then we will invite Pinky in with us in timestop space?
>>24642639I am in full agreement with that.
Whoops, I missed last episode.
>>24642622That's just going to give us Kharn's reputation even harder.
>>24642614>Midori happily dreamings>Dreams of Chiaki having her way with her>Wakes up in the morning>Was it just a dream?>Blue Rose on PillowDohohoho...
>>24642639Good Morning, Pinky
>>24642665Shoot. You are right.Well, Magical Midori will find a way in. She is a resourceful girl after all.
>>24642528[x] Sleep until morning. You're Warmaster now, you need to get in the office on time.Good habits, and Midori would chide us for either sleeping too much or not enough.
>>24642665To be fair. "Murder Mayumi" screwing around with "Miracle Midori" after office hours is nowhere near what Kharn did during her time as Warmaster.Heck, it's downright cute by comparison.
>>24642642If the watermelon ship is Pinky/Midori, then is a Chiaki/Pinky/Midori the Team Watermelon ship?
>>24642642Shes gonna start wishing she gave us all the weapons at the start.Shield doesn't give anything like enough time, right now.
>>24642695?Watermelon end is Chiaki+Midori+Pinky
>>24642528Sleep until we are called inWe are the warmaster, we may be different than Kharn but we still have to take some of the perks
>>24642688>>24642665Let's just marry the girl and be done with it. Then it's entirely acceptable.
>>24642688isnt she specialized in stealth? she can always sneak in, test our security
>>24642694You mean Miracle Melanie and Murder Marjorie.
>>24642697But short meetings between loved ones are the best way to maintain the longing and lust in a relationship!
>>24642528[X]Sleep until morning. You're Warmaster now, you need to get in the office on time.
>>24642714I like you. I wish to subscribe to your newsletter.
>>24642718Mami might have added anti-magical girl stuff.I'd rather not see if it trips it.Just give her a key. She can magical makeup when going in and out.
>>24642714Pretty sure it's the lack of marriage that makes it alluring. Also, forbidden love.
>>24642735She can pretend to be us when leaving or entering!
>>24642694It is adorable. At least just instigate the rumors but never confirm anything.
>>24642758I think the stunt with the blue roses infront of the entire night shift just sent the rumour mill into overload.
>>24642777The entire night shift texting and calling each other to share the newest rumor. There will be an uproar in the morning.
>>24642720>>24642734At least it's not Manic Mimi and Majorly Mary.
>>24642798All the more reason to sleep, we don't want to knee-cap the first Puella who decides that bugging the newly incumbent Warmaster about said rumor was a good idea.
>>24642798Be prepared to hear of everything that never happened. I wonder if our rep will be worse than Kharn's by the time morning arrives.
>>24642836I imagine that Kharn gained a lot of infamy and fear with her Warmastering, whereas Chiaki's is going to start out with a lot of squeeing.
>>24642798Everyone staring when Chiaki walks by.Camera phones start coming out when Chiaki is with Midori.Looking into getting anti-bugging equipment might start to be prudent.
>>24642854So this is the equivalent of Justin Beaber (may he rot in infamy) in a crowd of teen girls?
>>24642836And showing up in a suit and coat instead of our usual outfit is going to set people off gossiping like crazy.
>>24642854It'll quickly turn to the former two once the other Officios find out just why she has the name "Murderface".
>>24642854>tfw when we send people to hospital with our love
Hmm.I think we might know who the one getting her guts eaten might be.
>>24642861The fear of getting knee capped would prevent anything like that.
>>24642866I like it. But Kyoko must wear a suit too.
>>24642886requesting that madoka picture of the cast looking like Yakuza
>>24642885We might add papparazi guard to Sayaka's duties.
>>24642888You mean well to do businessman.
>>24642871>>24642880>>24642866It's like one huge yuri fangirl front is going to collide with the murder southerlies that'll rise up. It'll be one huge hurricane of a clusterfuck of clashing reputations and images.
>>24642549 >>24642554 >>24642567You decide to sleep in until it's morning. This is totally out of character for you - you're never one to punch in at the appointed time, which for Magical Girls in active duty such as yourself, is around 8 AM in the morning. For someone who's more or less selectively nocturnal such as yourself - nocturnal until the alcohol in your body's decided to put you to sleep - waking up at the crack of dawn is a physically impossible thing to do. And it's...it's just not cool to do so.But you're Warmaster now. Not formally ratified yet, of course, but you already have the hat so that's pretty much official. You need to act the bit, whether you like it or not. You also don't want to disappoint Mami, even though that's pretty much inevitable considering you're the one she's expecting a lot out of....Funny. If someone had told you that you'd be leading an entire Officio, you'd have laughed and glassed them right in the face for cursing you to something you had absolutely no desire of doing. You pull out your smartphone to set yourself an alarm, when something on the screen catches your attention.It's your diary app. It's unlocked, with a "!" icon at the right-hand corner of it.Asking you impatiently for a five-character password the moment you tap on it.Password time? Password time.What password do you use?
>>24642912KEBAB.We try this first because of REMOV (E)If it doesn't work, we try REMOV, then.
>>24642924If this works, I will have no face.
>>24642912Have we tried KONG or WENDY yet?
>>24642924What was the context for kebab and remov again?
>>24642888Or this one?
>>24642912>WENDYNever hurts to give it a shot.
Anybody have a list of the passwords we've used already? I remember FAUST, BUENO and KHARN, but not any of the others.
>>24642942that was the one I was thinking of
>>24642912Let's try WENDY
>>24642956Did we even compile a list of all the stuff?
>>24642956We also used MALAL I think
>>24642940"REMOV" was the word scrawled on the Skull Servitor-like toy that was in the box of things that Malal wanted to give to Chiaki.
>>24642976Ahhh right. Thanks anon!Another vote for REMOV.
>>24642968Maybe? I personally don't think so... MALAL would be a good choice, but I don't remember if it has been used or not. oh wait. I remembered another one. AFOOL gave us the Walpurgisnacht snippet.
>>24642912I think it is more pressing to learn about WENDY than it is to learn about REMOV
>>24643003However, she is on our side already regarding Mami. She is not an enemy. Yet.
>>24643003We can input both, I think.
>>24642966We DID have a list, but it's been a while since we've used the passwords so I don't think many people remember the thread numbers where they were posted.
>>24643003The passwords have little to no relation on the content, unfortunately. Also, Deculuture, have you planned out all of the entries or just making it up?
well, seems like REMOV is going to be our choice. My suggestion would be either MALAL or ANGEL but I doubt it'll make much difference at this point. Also, something about an Eightfold path has shown up a few times in situations related to Pinky. 8PATH maybe?
>>24642912Gotta vote for WENDY.
>>24643028I thought we used MALAL already?
>>24643099I honestly don't remember. I'm leaning slightly towards "No" though.
>>24642912BIRDS?just joking >>24643099No we haven't Voting for >REMOV>NIGHT>MALAL
>>24643106I'm inclined to believe you, my memory is really bad...>yet i can narrate the LotR movies with mostly minor errors...
Just checked the archive, diary passwords we've used:BUENOAKEMIFAUSTKHARNAFOOL
>Not thinking of the most obvious password first>BUTTSI am so disappointed with you guys.
>>24643286What in the world is going on in that image?
>>24643305Clearly it's BUTTS.
>>24643305It's probably some sort of analogy.
Deculture summoning time?
>>24643496nah, Let's just wait.
>>24642920 >>24642925 >>24642924 >>24642947You try REMOV. It's the name of the skull servitor toy that Malal gave you via the package, disassembled and waiting to be put together by a Culexus you've yet to meet. The app chimes once, and then buzzes annoyingly. The sort of buzzer that tells you in a gameshow that you've just given the wrong answer.[PASSWORD DENIED.][1 out of 2 attempts made.]...Well, shit. Thankfully, you've got another password in mind. You type it out, carefully this time.W E N D Y[PASSWORD ACCEPTED.][UNLOCKING ENTRY #8][You're not the most social type around, and Wendy isn't either, so it was hilarious to find out that both of you clicked just like that. I thought you'd never give anyone else except Mami the time of day, but you did, and her, of all people. Arguably the most haunted, the most broken soul in all of the Eighth, the White Rabbit. Kindred spirits? Probably. Even Kyoko got jealous when we told her about it.][...Just be careful around her, that's all I'm asking. I tried to find out just what she's about, but...there's just some people you can't read no matter what you do. She seems to really like you, though, for what it's worth, and the same could easily said vice versa. But Santa Destroy breeds broken souls - and we're not sure if they're worthy of being trusted just yet.][Her friends are insane. Watch out for them. Easy enough to do so. They leave half-eaten bodies in their wake. Nice girls, though.]The application switches itself off yet again after that, and you find yourself frowning at it, before grumbling and setting up your alarm.At least it wasn't disturbingly cryptic this time. It was just vanilla disturbing.Cannibal magical girls? Somewhat new, you suppose. Something new to worry about.You place your smartphone on the table beside you, so the alarm'll be loud and clear.You close your eyes, finally, and settle into a dark, dreamless sleep. [1/2]
>>24643573The alarm wakes you up hours later, and...surprisingly, you don't feel all that terrible. Sure, you'd much rather like to stay in your chair and sleep longer, but getting up doesn't take the insurmountable amount of effort you were expecting. You even decide to take a long shower and brushing your teeth before stepping out and heading towards the Officio - but if you'll be honest with yourself, it was simply because you woke up with your hair all over the place rather than any newfound love for hygiene.Long hair is starting to get to be a pain in the ass, seriously. You should look into getting a haircut soon.The cab you took to the Officio stops right in front of the building. Some of the usual morning crowd - Magical Girls and the other mundane employees Kyuubey has in his payroll - is walking up the steps, chatting with each other. They'll see you for sure.Wear the Warmaster Cap and make your way to Kyuubey's Office. Time to take this role seriously.Go as you are, try not to make too much of a commotion. You're not ratified yet anyway, and you'd like to avoid being accosted.
>>24643584>Wear the Warmaster Cap and make your way to Kyuubey's Office. Time to take this role seriously.
>>24643584>Wear the Warmaster Cap and make your way to Kyuubey's Office. Time to take this role seriously.Let's do this.
>>24643584Avoid that hat for nowAside from it making us act like Kharn last time we still aren't technically the warmaster yet and so we shouldn't really get ahead of ourselves
>>24643584>[x]Wear the Warmaster Cap and make your way to Kyuubey's Office. Time to take this role seriously.Cap and Coat. Let's make an impression.
>>24643584>Wear the Warmaster Cap and make your way to Kyuubey's Office. Time to take this role seriously.We go full swag. Need a coat, tho.
>>24643584go in with class
>>24643613You mean the white rabbit hood eating the body?So Wendy has that demon in her too.Also,>Santa destroyIs that the Officio's name?
>>24643584[X]Wear the Warmaster Cap and make your way to Kyuubey's Office. Time to take this role seriously.We're going to impress from dawn to dusk.
>>24643584>Go as you are, try not to make too much of a commotion. You're not ratified yet anyway, and you'd like to avoid being accosted.technically not official yet but I'm 99% sure we'll wear it anyway.
>>24643584>[X]Go as you are, try not to make too much of a commotion. You're not ratified yet anyway, and you'd like to avoid being accosted.
>>24643584>Go as you are, try not to make too much of a commotion. You're not ratified yet anyway, and you'd like to avoid being accosted.
>>24643584>[x]Wear the Warmaster Cap and make your way to Kyuubey's Office. Time to take this role seriously.Don't forget that it's also quite a nice hat.
>>24643584It is far too late to worry about it now after wearing it last night.
>Arguably the most haunted, the most broken soul in all of the Eighth, the White RabbitThat's a good songhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PtGzgtHcoF8
>>24643584>[X]Go as you are, try not to make too much of a commotion. You're not ratified yet anyway, and you'd like to avoid being accosted.We're going to be accosted enough without also wearing it, I think.
>>24643584As nice as it would be to go unnoticed, there's practically zero chance of that happening anyway, and Chiaki needs to assert authority at some point - why not now?[X]Wear the Warmaster Cap and make your way to Kyuubey's Office. Time to take this role seriously.
>>24643584>Santa DestroyWaiting for DESTROY MEGUKA, bad girl, Margaret and others Anyway. >[x]Wear the Warmaster Cap and make your way to Kyuubey's Office. Time to take this role seriously.Might as well go the whole way.
>>24643584[x] Wear the sex hat.We have swag to establish with our underlings. But also, it's a nice hat, and we look good in it.
>>24643770No more heroes reference?
>>24643573>Santa DestroyOh shit. I'm late to this quest, but has this place ever been mentioned before?
>>24643584[X] Go as you are, try not to make too much of a commotion. You're not ratified yet anyway, and you'd like to avoid being accosted.That damn hat almost mindfucked us into acting like Kharn. Let's try to improve upon our predecessor's leadership.
>>24643797Think this is the first time. Apparently, it's a reference?
>>24643819Santa Destroy is the main city of No More Heroes. Beam Swords, assassins, fucked up shit ahoy.
>>24643819It's where all the No More Heroes games take place.
>>24643818I'd be her hero. Hnngh
>>24643864Even over bad girl?
>>24643893I can't say no to a blonde in black.
even in bed, i still lurk
>>24643584>Go as you are, try not to make too much of a commotion. You're not ratified yet anyway, and you'd like to avoid being accosted.When did Chiaki get so.... conspicuous? Less attention, means less chances of crazy attacks and getting the drop on you.
>>24643996Chiaki's always been conspicuous; she just hasn't cared about it until now.
go as you are...
>>24644058Not that conspicious. Even her magical girl outfit is pretty subdued compared to most. The hat on the other hand, is pretty bold and more remiscient of Kharn.
>>24643584Go as we are.
>>24643584go with the hat
>>24644118>>24644058While Chiaki is quite inconspicuous her attitude and habit of smelling like she fell asleep in a bath full of whiskey and cigarettes made her stand out moreHer powers are also pretty flashy
>>24644193Her powers don't even have a visual element. For the first few episodes most people couldn't even tell what they were.
>>24644193she smells a lot less like an alcoholic ashtray now though. Progress!
>>24643607 >>24643623 >>24643634 >>24643640You take out the Warmaster Cap from your inventory and turn it over in your hands. ...You're really not all that eager to wear it again. Sure, you're not superstitious or anything, but you're positive that it's got some bad juju in it. You still remember what it made you say back there on the plane ride back here.Still, you were...pretty tired back then, you suppose. And that was after talking to Pinky, who had been nice enough to give you the hint about the prophet. So maybe it was all of those things, compounded together. And you're well-rested at the moment, so it probably won't happen again.Probably.Letting out a sigh, you carefully place the Warmaster Cap onto your head, pinching the brim to tug it down a bit more firmly, so that it's seated nice and well and won't be blown off by a stiff breeze. You do this just as you step out of the cab, pushing the door shut, the driver already paid well before you arrived....Nobody seems to have noticed you just yet, from the way the employees - and the Magical Girls among them, brightly-costumed dots in a sea of white and navy blue - continue to mill and chatter about. That suits you just fine, really, except a part of you suddenly wants to get noticed. To arrive with an impact, to have everyone's eyes on you and you alone.Shit, was this how Kharn really behaved back then? This is horrible. Just horrible. Kharn should be arrested for her crimes.It's with a cold start that you realize your hand is straying a nearby Magical Girl's skirt, as if just about to grab hold of the material and pull it upwards cheekily - and you grab that hand and clasp it behind your back with your other, just as the Magical Girl herself turned around. Goddammit Kharn what the fuck did you do to this hat--[1/2]
>>24644228They can still be flashy without having a visual element.Pulling guns from nowhere, seeming to teleport and in general raping everything with time stop is a damn sight more impressive than most other tricks
>>24644246You're already making to dash forward, to make your way up the stairs in a horrible rush - when you hear your rank being whispered in awe. Then stuttered. And then, greeted loudly and crisply, loud enough that it even seemed to echo from the nearby buildings."G-GOOD MORNING, WARMASTER!"Your eyes go wide at this, and you turn around quickly to hush the girl - when you hear the cry being taken up by others. Not just Magical Girls, but the employees as well. All of them stopping in their tracks and bowing deeply in your direction. They've also created a wide path for you to take the rest of the way up the stairs."GOOD MORNING, WARMASTER!"You look back at the girl you've very nearly molested. she's bowing too, but even then you could tell that she's blushing furiously."W-Warmaster, I...I noticed you reaching out for me, earlier. I..." She swallows audibly, before continuing. "Would...would you like me to visit your quarters later tonight?" She blushes even redder. "I...I would very much like to receive a blue rose from the Warmaster, i-if it's not too much."How do you react?
>>24644246I am now wondering how much of Kharn was the hat and how much of the hat is absorbed Kharn
>>24644265"Not tonight." Then strut to the cab.Keep their hopes up and they'll do damn near anything for approval.
>>24644265"...It's the hat. I'm pretty sure it's possessed."
>>24644265Go for it.We are the warmaster so we should get the perks
>>24644265So much swag.
>>24644297Scuse me need to pick my jaw back up from the floor, damn it Kharn what did you do to that poor hat?Go with this gotta keep the morale up!
>>24644265well this is gonna be a thing from now on.
>>24644265>i fucking knew it..."You are mistaken and that will not be necessary. I am not like the previous warmaster."stress the last bit to our self.
It seems like the blue rose story spread rather quickly.
>>24644265What the hell did Kharn do to Hat-chan!>>24644334This. All of it.
>>24644246>Goddammit Kharn what the fuck did you do to this hat--The better question is "Goddammit Kharn what the fuck did you IN this hat?"
>>24644265We need an exorcist. "Not tonight" or "That won't be necessary" is a fine answer. Actually leaning to the second one because Homu-catchphrase. We're trying to avoid becoming a second Kharn so calm down, turn her down politely, let everyone know they can be at ease and then WALK to the elevator.
>>24644265So... The hat has a personality, the question for me... How much is the hat personality Kharn influenced and how much Kharn personality influenced the hatReaction: .... No.
>>24644305Stare at the girl and point at the hat."This hat contains the vices of the previous warmaster...fear it."
>>24644305>"...It's the hat. I'm pretty sure it's possessed."This
>>24644265[x]Activate shield[x]Throw hat into air[x]Retrieve flamethrower from shield and torch it to ashes
>>24644297I feel the chucklefuck overtaking me. It is a good pain.
>>24644297im with this one
>>24644362Oh god that must be itThe hat also jumped timelines and belong to Max Decarus before it ended up with the ninth.It is the only explanation
>>24644265"...That won't be necessary."Come on guys. Stay classy. It's just a hat.
We need to experiment with the hat.Ask Kyouko or Sayaka to wear it and see what happens or to see if it's really your inner desires.
>>24644265"Unnecessary." Turn, leave slowly.
>>24644418As I said before, this gets bonus points for being Homura's catch-phrase. Let's go with this puh-lease!
>>24644265"Here. Have a hat."
>>24644420I was thinking something like that too. Might be fun.
>>24644265God damn it. "My schedule is full for the foreseeable future."
>>24644418Changing my '.... No.' to this.Sounds better and is a Homura catchphrase
>>24644414But it wasn't ... wasn't this! Poor Hat-chan. We need to fix it.
>>24644472We Are Warmaster, to stutter over a measly hat is not Warmaster-like so this.But we really need to experiment with this, put it on Kyubey or something and see if something clicks?
>>24644420No! Test it on Mami! Can her purity withstand the lewd influence of the hat!
>>24644547This is a good start but we need to test it thoroughlySo first Coobie then Midori, Mami, Kumatora and Kyouko
>>24644556Man... That comic was seriously creepy. Lonely Mami is crazy and yandere.I much prefer the one which had Mami and that unnamed office lady
>>24644418Going with this.Fucking pyonta hat.
>>24644590where can i read that creepy one and the one with the OL?
Store the hat. Mail it back to Karn at the earliest opportunity.
>>24644613The office lady one is on yuri-ism.com, not sure about creepy stalker Mami
>>24644626along with a note "What the fuck did you DO to this hat?"
>>24644265It's good to be king.
>>24644613http://danbooru.donmai.us/pools/3690the creepy one. Same person did the OL one, you can find it on danbooru
>>24644418This.I also advise burning the hat and having Midori or Mami make a new one at a latter date.
>>24644747Keep the hat, we will overcome it's impulses because we are warmaster and will not falter to a fashionable headpiece
Oh hey, made it before the thread dies this time.Threadly reminder that the links to the updated Ebook can be found http://pastebin.com/kbGzcbDb, and the Ebook will be updated to include this thread about an hour or so after the thread ends.
>>24644693Oh and this one is where "MURDER" happenshttp://danbooru.donmai.us/posts/892814?tags=ayanero_taicho
>>24644297 >>24644369 >>24644418You freeze for a second as the words the Magical Girl - one of the latest recruits, judging from the green-and-yellow pin on her lapel - finally and painfully sink in. Did...did she just offer you her body for the night? Just how far did Kharn's hedonism go? Just what kind of appetite did she actually have? Did she really use her tongue for...you know, THAT kind of stuff?...And she even wants a blue rose. Now you're pretty sure just what she meant, if her blushing and fidgeting that way didn't make it so obvious.You blink as you find yourself once more doing something when you shouldn't be - your hand reaching out to carefully take the girl by her chin, gently raising her face to make her look up at you. Her eyes are glistening with unshed tears, her lips half-open in the way that a flower's petals are just about ready to bloom with a single touch."...W-Warmaster?" She gasps breathlessly, and you find yourself breaking out into a cold sweat in such a chilly morning.You manage to force out a reply, your voice sounding measured and cold. You say this just as you stare at her from under the wide brim of the Warmaster's cap."That won't be necessary."Carefully, you let go of her, before pulling your hand back. With no small amount of effort, you divert its course up to your hair - raking your fingers down a lock before flipping it back over your shoulder. Hiding your awkward retreat with a gesture that looks stylish and irritated at the same time. You pointedly ignore the sound of the girl fainting into a boneless heap on the ground behind you as you make your way up the stairs as fast as you can, your heeled feet pounding the cement stairs hard. You don't care if it'll hurt like a bitch later, you just need to get back inside. Away from this...insanity.[1/2]
>>24644985Security lets you in without a word. Normally, they'd be pissing you off right now, chuckling about something like baggage checks or something like that - but they're quiet and rigid this time, avoiding your gaze. That's fine. Disturbing, but fine.You make your way to the Elevator, gritting your teeth as more and more people greet you. Dropping whatever they were doing earlier and bowing at your arrival. Even at the Elevator, where it seems you were just a few moments too late, with the doors already closing on a full load - the hat makes its powers felt, the doors sliding open once more and the people inside filing out. Offering you the entire lift, to use as your own.For fuck's sake, people. It's just a fucking hat.You nearly shout this out as the doors close again on the scene of a hundred people bowing stiffly at you.. . .Well, you're here now. Thanks to the Hat.What do you do?Visit Midori first before anything else.Midori can wait. Go visit Kyuubey first, see what Warmaster stuff you have to do for today.
>>24644999>Visit Midori first before anything else.Is this even a question?
>>24644999>Visit Midori first before anything else.Both for prank results and time witth 2nd best girl
>>24644999[x]Visit MidoriHAT SHENANIGANS ARE GO!
>>24644999REMOVE KEHATVisit Midori.
>>24644999[x] Visit Midori.It's not like we're doing more than checking up on her, so we can do that in a minute or five before we get to Warmaster Stuff.
>>24644999[X]Midori can wait. Go visit Kyuubey first, see what Warmaster stuff you have to do for today.At least the hat will be useful when we need to get to places without interruption.
>>24644999>Remove hat. Visit Midori first before anything else.
>>24644999Visit Kyuubey, we cannot be trusted when we are wearing the hat.
>>24644999Visit MidoriFurry little bastard can wait
>>24644999>Visit Midori first before anything else.also, take off the frickin' hat! we can still visibly carry it around but it'll just keep messing with us until we fix OR come to some sort of agreement with it.
>>24644999We owe our life to Midori. Is there even a choice?[x] Visit Midori.
>>24644999Take off hat, visit Midori.To be fair, the hat is giving us CHA bonus in return for Kharn like behaviour.
>>24644999>[x]Visit Midori first before anything else.Maybe take off the hat but the damage is already done.
>>24644999>[x]Midori can wait. Go visit Kyuubey first, see what Warmaster stuff you have to do for today.We need to:>Get records of everyone in the officio>Get our own record>Read our own record>See if Mami is listed as 'active duty'>Call Yuma and get her to fix Malal's legacy/While I like Midori. I don't think we want to make it seem like we are secretly in love with her or something because that is the impression we could accentually make.
>>24645094>Both for prank results and time witth 2nd best girlBut we are professionals first, Midori can understand since it's just a briefing so it won't take long.Besides we will need to visit her later....with the hat (new writing material)
>>24644999>[X]Visit Midori first before anything else.Bastard cat may be less bastardy than initially assumed, but will still have to wait for everyone else unless there's something urgent.
>>24645130We should send a message to the girls that we care for those injured in the line of duty, though.
Damn, Chiaki. You need to channel Homu more often. >>24645102>To be fair, the hat is giving us CHA bonus in return for Kharn like behaviour.Are we going to molest Midori while she's unconscious AGAIN?
No, THIS HAT IS THE VERY BEST HATEVER
>[x]Midori can wait. Go visit Kyuubey first, see what Warmaster stuff you have to do for todaypissing against the tideI wonder if midori would be affected by the powers of the hat.
>>24644999Take of the hat and visit Midori. Also, have Kyuubey order a new hat for us to be made, because fuck this thing. We can put it up on a bust or something.
>>24645162>AGAIN?hey, we've only molested her while she was conscious.Incredibly drugged and also chained up, but she was conscious
>>24645181We felt her up while she was asleep in Siberia
>>24645191But she now knows about that thanks to alt-Homu.
>>24644999We should take off the hat while we aren't wandering around among subordinates.But other than that, wearing it should be mandatory.
>>24644999Take off the hat, and>Visit Midori first before anything else.
>>24645181>>24645191> tfw when she was actually conscious and liked it> tfw if we try again she'll probably catch us in the act with "not this time sempai">>24645227Are we gonna need a hat holster or something?
>>24645257>Are we gonna need a hat holster or something?MISAKA, WE HAVE A JOB FOR YOU!
>>24645257>Are we gonna need a hat holster or something?>"I'm not contaminating my index with that."
>>24644999>[X]Visit Midori first before anything else.>[X]Put hat on Midori to see what happens.
>>24645287No you foolChiaki is not ready for assertive-would-jump-at-her-bones Midoriperfect reason to do it
>>24645320I am all for it too.
>>24645287That sounds kind of entertaining.If it does something, we know that we'll have to remove the spirit that possesses the HAT to make sure nothing untoward happens
>>24644999[x] Visit MidoriAnd for god's sake remove the hat once you get into the same room as her. But not before.
>>24645287>>24645320>Carnivore midori>can actively shapeshift into anyoneYeah, lets do it
>>24645347No you fools! We'll have to pry her off with a crowbar! You don't know what you're doing! All joking aside, let's not do this.
>>24645287It's only natural that this must happen.
>>24645287Failing anything interesting happening/if she's still asleep, we must take a cellphone photo of the two of us with her in the hat, and send it to her phone.
>>24645287But what if Midori start jumping at other girls too?
>>24645387With her hand positioned suggestively somewhere out of frame. Imagine her reaction to it when she wakes up."Oh, Midori-san, you're so bold...""ffffffFFFFFF--"
>>24645439She only gets to wear the hat when we're alone together. Because it would look cute on her. Like a boyfriend putting his cap on his girlfriend's head. Because that won't send the rest of the Officio the right message at all, nope.
>That art>That wonderful storyI wish I had your talent, Deculture
>>24645029 >>24645032 >>24645042 >>24645057You quickly jab at the button that would take you to the floor where Midori is laid up in. As the elevator itself starts to move, it's then that you reach up to take the accursed hat off. You half-expect it to shriek or something, to try and stop you by burying hooks into your scalp, digging right through your skull for a permanent fit - but you manage to remove it just as easily as you've put it on. Just like any other hat.. . .Something's up with this thing, that's for sure. You'll find out just what, soon enough. Maybe it needs to be exorcised, or purified. There are still shrine maidens around, right?The elevator stops at Midori's floor, and you quickly make your way to her room, the damnable Warmaster Cap tucked in underneath your arm. Carrying it like this, with most of its regalia hidden, it doesn't seem to have the effect it did earlier - and some of the girls you meet along the way barely give you a glance as you hurry past. Some of them seem to know you, and greet you in the normal way normal people greet each other good morning - and you hastily return them with a wave or a nod or really not at all. Less time for them to notice what you're really carrying around.You reach the door to Midori's room finally, and you stop for a moment to compose yourself before stepping in. One of the nurses are inside, presumably checking on her vitals. Midori herself seems to still be asleep, and the nurse blinks at your presence."Just visiting," You murmur, and she nods after a moment, smiling, as if that explained everything. The nurse quickly excuses herself, leaving you alone with Midori....It's then that you notice that she's holding the blue rose you gave her. Or rather, the one you placed on her pillow. [1/2]
>>24645691You allow yourself to smile at this, before indulging yourself by taking a picture of the sleeping Callidus. Taking your time to frame her correctly on your smartphone camera.The prerecorded shutter snap is quiet, but it's loud enough to wake her. Midori stirs slowly, both eyes slowly opening - and she smiles at you sleepily, nothing but warmth in her gaze."S-sempai...? I'm...I'm dreaming again, aren't I...?"How do you respond?
>>24645705Smile back."You wish."Ruffle her hair."Just checking up on my favourite little life saver. How do you feel?"
>>24645705Not this time, how are you Midori?
>>24645705"Would it be a bad one?"Okay, that was cheesy and I feel bad for typing that.
>>24645705"...No. How are you feeling?" Without, of course, looking like we care more than a little.Direct and to the point. Homu.
>>24645705"depending on your last dream... maybe, probably not?""Doctor taking good care of you?"
>>24645705"I think we've both had enough of dreaming for one lifetime."
Sigh, too much midori....well if we're here"Nope it's not came here to check up on you but it will have to be a quick visit before being briefed by Kyuubey"As a side note since she's hospitalized put the hat on Midori to see if it is possessed
>>24645768True to the character, yes.
>>24645705"Yeah, you're dreaming."I just want to mess with her head a little.
>>24645705"I'm still here Midori, I'm still safe." Place our hand on her forehead.
>>24641452>sex in my mouthgg/other guys confirmed for best scanlators
>>24645691"Depends... Does your dream include 'The Steamy Adventures of Miracle Melanie and Murder Marjorie' in America being translated in a timely manner...?"
>>24645705alternatively: "... I need a drink."
>>24645863needs to be insomehowthat'd be enough to jolt her to attention
>>24645863So very much this.
>>24645857I personally always laugh at "Too bad for you that was old moldy shit from the back of my fridge".
>>24645863No, anon, we have much more urgent matters to settle.Anime adaptation soon.
Alright, at my limit here. We'll continue with the most voted action next thread! Sorry about the slowness this thread, internet acting up again, but your participation is always appreciated! Questions before I go to bed, and I do believe there's another writeup coming on!
Odette pushed open the revolving doors and stepped into the busy, white marble halls of the First Canadian place, headquarters of the Seventeenth Officio. Or at least, the operation's front. The first three floors of the towering office building were more like a small shopping mall than anything business-like. It was the perfect disguise, Odette thought. No one would think it strange for large numbers of teenage girls to be wandering around a shopping centre. There were even a handful of cake and pastry shops that Odette had a habit of frequenting.The girl glanced up and grumbled to herself as she made her way to the elevator. Did they really have to put it right in middle of a cluster of women's clothing stores? The incubator probably thought he was being real clever with it, but the sights only made Odette more conscious of her rather plain clothing. A black jacket, plain white t-shirt and a scuffed pair of jeans wasn't exactly the pinnacle of fashion, but she rarely put any thought into her wardrobe these days. Seeing the pink and pastel coloured girly clothing, though, that made her wonder.Odette sighed and jabbed a finger at the down button. Within seconds, the doors slid open with a hiss and the one-eyed girl stepped inside. With one hand, she held down the 'close doors' button, while the other punched in her destination. Two, nine, six, eighteen, fifteen, nineteen, twenty; it had taken her months to remember without having to write it down somewhere. With a clunk of pulleys and machinery, she felt the elevator begin its descent. Exactly nine floors below ground. Odette could still remember when the underground section of the tower was built, green as she was at the time. For the time, it was fun to figure out secret codes and security measures to keep outsiders on the outside. These days, it just seemed to be more trouble than it was worth.
The doors slid open as they reached the lowest floor and revealed a barren, concrete room lined with yet more elevators. Each flank was occupied by three sets while another stood alone at the far end of the square room. Seven elevators, each for a colour of the rainbow. Odette watched the security camera in the corner of the room track her as she strode confidently up to the furthest elevator, coloured with a bright violet.The girl waited for a few moments before casting a glare at the camera. "Seriously?" She muttered."You know the rules, Odette," a cheerful girl's voice called out over the intercom. "You need to identify yourself just like the rest of us schmucks. No hat, no free pass!""Oh my g- Fine," Odette grumbled. "Odette Brighton. Clearance level violet. Now open the damn door, Holly.""Was that really so hard?" The voice replied as the purple doors on the far side of the room slid open.Odette scowled and stepped in. Her only reply was to flip off the camera just as the elevator closed again.
Holly Corbin. One of the twin Vanus rank magical girls in charge of running the technical and intelligence aspect of the entire Officio. Holly kept track of internal affairs while Molly watched the other Officios. Dozens of rumours circulated about them - very few had ever actually seen one of them in person, fewer still claimed to have met both. Even Odette hadn't actually met either of them in person, despite having worked with them for years.The interior of the violet lift wasn't any different from the previous, save for the arrangement of the buttons. Seven rows of three buttons, each row a different colour of the rainbow. Odette flipped out her cellphone to double-check her destination before hitting the middle green button. The tired girl took a deep sigh and leaned back against the far wall just as the elevator began to descend.
>>24646061Thank you for the thread.
The elevators in the sub-levels of the building had always baffled Odette. There was a distinct sense of movement, but she could never tell exactly what direction it was headed. Maybe left or right, forward or back - sometimes it even felt like the elevator was going up when it was supposed to be going down. Stranger yet, it always seemed as though no matter which floor was chosen, the ride always took exactly one minute and thirty-nine seconds and never a moment off. The compartment itself was no different than a standard elevator, save the fact it was missing any sort of maintenance hatch. On no small amount of occasions had Odette been tempted to simply break through the ceiling and see what was outside. It never worked.Exactly one minute and thirty-nine seconds after the doors had closed, they slid open again, revealing a sterile white corridor with a green stripe racing down the centre of the walls. Directly in front of Odette stood a rather peeved looking girl with short brown hair, parted directly in the middle and held in place by a pair of hair-clips on either side.Odette cringed and put up a pained grin. "Heeeey, Tyler. How's it goin'? Love to chat, but I've got a thing I need to do," Odette forced a laugh and turned to leave, only to feel a hand on the back of her collar. The silver-haired girl slowly turned her head to stare into the other's eyes. "I'd suggest you take your mitts off me. Or do I need to remind you what happened the last time you got a bit too physical?""I've been asked to escort you to the interrogation room and observe," Tyler said, voice stoic and professional. "Believe me, Brighton, I have much better things to do than babysit your washed-up ass, but orders are orders."
>>24646061>thanks for running>Haha, it's that time again!>I should stop saying that!http://suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com/archive.html?tags=Magical%20Girl%20Noir%20QuestArchive is up!hope you fine gentlemen like the description, I gave it more than a little thought.good night!
"Great," Odette grumbled. "Now take your hand off me or you'll be cleaning it off the walls.""That's no way to talk to a warmaster's aide, Brighton," Tyler growled, tightening her grip.In an instant, Odette ducked and grabbed the other girl by the arm, sending her careening over the one-eyed girl's shoulder and into the ground, landing flat on her back. The adjutant barely had a chance to blink before she felt a boot on her chest and the razor-sharp point of a spear under her chin."And that's no way to talk to a former warmaster, Argente," Odette spat, watching with no small amount of amusement as a thin crimson stream trickled down the dark-haired girl's neck. With a smirk, the spear dissolved into thin air as Odette removed her foot and held out a hand to help the fallen girl up."Things like that only prove him right," Tyler snarled, pulling herself to her feet without assistance. "Still don't know why he doesn't have you terminated."Odette smirked. "Neither do I."Mumbling all the while, the dark-haired vindicare pulled out a rather brightly coloured band-aid from her many pockets and applied it to the small wound. Though the cut was little bigger than a paper cut, she still found it prudent to prevent infection."Winnie the Pooh?" Odette asked, snickering at the bandage."Don't even go the-""I've got Disney Princess ones," The silver-haired girl said as she turned down the hallway. "O-oh," Tyler mumbled. Head hanging low in a mixture of disappointment and embarrassment, she followed after Odette, making sure to keep a good distance behind.
>>24646061Alright! Thanks for the thread!give me an hour to update the Eboo-->>24646108...Do you guys want me to include this in the ebook, or just make a new one for side stories like these?
Tyler Argente. Aide to the Seventeenth Warmaster, former Vindicare rank leader. For months, she had found herself in a one-sided rivalry with Odette. Somehow she just couldn't bring herself to respect the former warmaster, never mind like her. She couldn't even remember how or why the bad blood started, only that it had been there for quite some time. Tyler had always been someone who had to work for her position - the total opposite of Odette, who seemed to be naturally talented in every way. At the same time, Tyler had always managed to keep a level head despite all of Odette's provocations."So seriously," The one-eyed girl piped up as the two made their way through the quiet halls, "where's Terry? Was hoping to see her.""The warmaster is busy at the moment. Fubey requested her presence for an urgent meeting," Tyler sighed quietly. "I was not informed of the details, nor permitted to attend."Odette responded with little more than a muffled 'hmph'."And," the dark-haired girl added, "for what it's worth, Therese seemed rather excited to see you again."Odette nodded to herself. " 's been a while.""Two weeks by our count. She couldn't stop talking about you," Tyler let out another sigh, although more drawn out and exasperated the second time around. "Every time she gets a compliment, she can't help but mention how she's nowhere near your level. 'It's not talent, it's just hard work and luck!' she says. 'I still can't match Odette!'""Damn straight," Odette replied.
The pair continued to walk down the barren halls for several minutes, passing the odd occupied break room or interrogation chamber. Green level had traditionally been used for keeping less dangerous persons of interest, such as normal, non-magical humans and non-hostile witnesses."Sure is empty," Odette observed.Tyler nodded, making a small grunt of acknowledgement. "Therese had traffic moved to Green One and Three. She didn't want you to be forced to deal with your... 'fans'.""How considerate."Being so well known had its downsides, as Odette had learned. She spent so little time in the building that most of the junior girls clamoured for a picture or an autograph every time she actually showed up. Odette had long gotten used it to it, though it was most certainly an unnecessary hassle.
After several minutes of navigating the halls, the two finally came upon the interrogation chamber, guarded by a pair of eversors. One was shorter, with messy black hair and an enormous battle axe held firm to her shoulder, while the second was tall and thin, her hair tied back into a tight ponytail and a rapier sheathed at her side. Both of their faces seemed to contort into a mixture of shock, fear and reverence at the sight of Odette."Mi-mi-mi-miss Odette!" the shorter one yelped as she snapped to attention. "Vindicare Heidi Dalia is waiting for you inside.""Don't recognize them," Odette whispered, leaning over to Tyler. "Therese's recruits?"The warmaster's aide nodded silently and stepped off to the side. "I'll let you handle this alone. Don't screw it up."Odette rolled her eye and shook her head as she stepped toward the solid white door. As her hand landed on the knob, the taller of the two guards turned to her and held out an old picture of Odette in her warmaster's uniform and cap. Back when she still had both eyes, the silver-haired girl noted."Tiny wanted an autograph, but she's too afraid to ask. You mind?" she asked, pulling a pen from her pocket."M-Mona!" the shorter girl wailed. "Miss Odette, it's fine, really, you don't ha-"Odette held up a hand, silencing the guard in an instant. With a gentle, practised smile, she took the picture, signed it, and handed it to the shorter of the two. "It's fine. It's my pleasure."
>>24646182Append them at the end maybe
The smaller guard gently took the picture with shaking hands, nearly dropping it several times as she did so. Her bright eyes glistened as she stared at it, as if stuck in some sort of trance."Manners, Meg," the taller guard chided.Her partner fumbled with the picture, trying to put it away when she desperately wanted to keep her eyes on it. "Th-th-thank you! Thank you very much, ma'am!"Odette winced. "Anything but 'ma'am', please. Just... not that.""Ah, oh," the shorter girl mumbled. "Um, madam? I-I've heard some others call you that, b-but if it-""It's fine. Listen, I gotta get going," Odette smiled gently and lightly ruffled the girl's hair. "Take good care of that. I don't do that kind of thing very often these days." "Y-yes, of course!"Odette nodded and stepped into the other room, the door closing with a click behind her. The taller of the two guards looked down at the other, smiling brightly."See, Meg?" she said, watching the girl stare transfixed at the autograph. "Just gotta ask. She wasn't nearly as scary as they say."Tyler absent-mindedly rubbed the bandage on her neck as she leaned against the corridor wall. "I wouldn't be so sure."
"Mornin', Heidi," Odette greeted the sole occupant of the cramped, dimly lit room. Keeping the same practised smile she had used earlier, the one-eyed girl took a seat across from the detainee. "Long time no see."The vindicare quietly lifted her head, her long, dark hair nearly entirely obscuring her weary face and looked into Odette's eye. "I-it has been a long time. And I... I don't think it's morning anymore."Odette glanced at her watch and tilted her head from side to side a few times. "It's about one o'clock. Past midnight counts as morning in my books." With a yawn, she pulled the case documents from her jacket pocket and slapped them on the table. "I'm assuming you're a bit fed up with waiting around here."The dark-haired girl nodded silently."Then let's try and make this quick and painless," Odette said, shuffling through the papers. "First things first, can you describe what happened?""It was r-right around midnight, I think, maybe a little earlier," the girl mumbled. "We went into an alley for a break-""-you just went into a random alley?""It was a dumb idea, but I thought it'd be nice to have lunch there," Heidi mumbled bashfully. "I... I made us sandwiches."Odette nodded as she jotted down a few notes in a small memo pad, then waved her pen at the other girl when she had stopped talking. "Go on.""I, um, I dropped one of the sandwiches by mistake and," the dark-haired girl's gaze bored a hole through the table as her eyes began to sting, "I bent down to pick it up and when I looked up she was gone.""Just... vanished?" Odette asked, cocking an eyebrow. "No noise? No... anything?"Heidi shook her head. "Just gone. She was further down a-and there were a lot of cars outside," she fiddled with a strand of hair as she spoke, frantically replaying the events in her head. "N-now that I think about it, if she made any noise, I probably wouldn't have heard it."
>>24646061What would Midori's hypothetical safety word?if you could pick a seiyuu for Midori, who would it be? [assuming Chiaki is Chiwa Saito]Has Malal ever tried the hat on?
"And then you came here?"Heidi shook her head once more. "I looked through the alleys and climbed to the rooves. I called it in maybe... twenty minutes later?""And there was nothing unusual at all?" Odette asked. "Nothing that stood out?""There was one thing," Heidi said, finally looking Odette in the eye, "a weird smell. I don't really know how to describe it. It was sweet, but repulsive. Like flowers at a funeral. Like... death in disguise."Odette scribbled down the description. She found it hard to believe something sweet could also be so sinister. "I'll keep it in mind. Now, uh, your relationship with Freida Goldman. Were you two close at all?""N-no," the girl replied, "we had only met recently. We were assigned to hunt a witch together. All I know about her what others say.""Yet you made lunch for the two of you and took her into a dark alley alone?"By that point Heidi was visibly shaking as tears glistened on her pale cheeks. "I-I j-just thought that i-if I could make something f-for us, we could g-get closer."Odette made a shallow nod as she wrote more. "Not good with people, I take it?"Heidi shook her head without a word."I can relate," the one-eyed girl sighed. "I can't guarantee that we'll find her, but I'll do my best. Is there anything else you feel I should know? Any irregularities in her behaviour or people she seemed less than friendly with?""Sh-she mentioned th-that she felt like she was being w-watched the past few nights," Heidi stuttered out between hiccups, "but nothing else. I didn't re-really get to know her we-well."
>>24646061Not a magical girl noir quest question, but been meaning to ask you in the last drawthreadsWhat are your brush settings for Sai/Illustrator/whatever you use?Will there ever be a long haired chikuwa?
Odette nodded. "Alright. I think we're done here. Go home and get some rest. Take a few days off.""U-um," the vindicare stammered, teary, blood-shot eyes staring up at Odette, "i-if you see Fubey, tell him I'd li-like a transfer. I don't... I don't thi-think I'm suited for this ki-kind of wo-work.""I'll keep it in mind," Odette said, snapping her memo pad shut and rising from her seat. "See you 'round. You're free to leave whenever you're ready. Talk to one of the girls outside if there's anything else you need."“Th-thank you,” Heidi mumbled.Odette put her hand on the doorknob, but pulled back after a moment's thought and reopened her memo pad. “Uh, h-here's my number. Just in case you remember anything. Or something,” Odette stuttered as she scribbled down her cell number and tore out the page, leaving it on the table.With a curt nod, the one-eyed girl stepped out of the room and leaned against the corridor wall, letting out a long sigh. It had been a while since she had to be so professional. She was out of practice. There was once a time when being polite and sympathetic came second-nature to her; some people may have once even called her lady-like. Now she had to force it. Odette let out another sigh, managing to sound even more tired. She asked herself how it had all gone wrong, how the elegant and charismatic Odette Brighton had been reduced to... this. The only answer was the sound of her hard-soled shoes against the marble floor.-----Woooo. Actually got to post myself this time.
>>24646061When will we get MGQN anime?
>>24646287archive updated.good night!
>>24646232If no one has any objections, I'll do that for now.
>>24646289Not too sure that'll happen anytime soon, hahaha!But I'm toying around with a fanbook or something...when it's all finished, of course!>>24646263Uh, this one I'm not too sure about. But I think if Chiaki and Midori ever get to that level, they won't need safe words!Seiyuu...I guess I'll have to ask! But it's probably going to be the one who voices the girl I took her appearance from, in Higurashi.And no, Malal has never tried the hat on.>>24646285My brush setting? Er, it's usually at size 30, with the hardness/softness setting leaning towards soft, 0 Minimum Size, 100% Density, Best Rendering setting (Slowest)!
>>24643893Would an Incubator contract an already insane girl ? And would the girl more, or less resistant to despair
>>24646433It depends, really, on the Incubator. Kyuubey may not do it, but the others may.She'd probably be more resistant to despair, but at the same time when it finally breaks her down, it'll be that much more stronger, and create a very strong witch. Bigger risk with a bigger payoff!
>>24646426Mion or Shions voice? both are Satsuki Yukino but she manages to make them differentOther I-can't-believe-this-is-a-coincidence roles of her run:Milly Thompson (Trigun and assistant to a gun-totting female hero)Yoruichi (Bleach, Ninja, sameish hair)Vanessa Rene (Madlax)Kagome (Inuyasha, waifu)Kaname Chidori (Full Metla Panic, waifu)Fabiola Iglesias (Black Lagoon)shit is uncanny
Alright, Ebook updated!
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