Though the sun prevents you from searching in person, you have no doubt that your new toys will drag back your wayward servant. The only question is how many pieces you want her in.You look again at the assorted horrors.A woman; her face is perfect. Alabaster skin. Hair red like dark blood. No, not like blood; hair that is blood. It cloaks her form, redly swirling across her dress to fall to the floor in pools of gore. Her hands and eyes hide in it, leaving only a too-sharp smile exposed to express her satisfaction with her new form. After spending some time speaking with her, you have determined that her name will be Scarlet, and that she is a remarkably intelligent and magically knowledgable woman, who seems to believe she owes you a debt in exchange for her new body.A life-sized set of toy soldiers. When you step nearby, they obediently salute you, but their eyes cry out for salvation from within their tin faces. Brass-shod rifles are clutched in their rigid hands, polished to perfection and no doubt fully loaded. They appear to obey you unquestioningly, but have the initiative of bricks. You have decided that they will guard your castle for you in the guise of statues.> Continued
>>25121055A man, clockwork wings grafted to his back in a parody of an angel. Each long, flexible feather is razor-edged. Coiling thorns of copper spread outward from his wings, biting into his body and skin, bearing a black, thick liquid that mixes with his blood. Despite the pain of the thorns and the grafted wings, his face is completely impassive, and the filigreed pistol he holds dangles loosely from one finger by its trigger-guard. He answers you when you speak to him, but as briefly as possible, and he stares right through you- no doubt an effect of the drug in his system. He doesn't warrant a name; he is merely the angel.A four-legged beast covered in alternating plates of black porcelain and grey steel. Its head shows signs of having once been human, but a jagged black mask of porcelain clamps around its neck, hiding its face entirely from view. Leathery hide beneath the layers of metal and ceramic is stained permanently slick with blood, undoubtably a result of wounds hidden beneath the thing's iron shell. It has been doing its best to try and eat you since you stepped into the room, but the solid iron manacles holding it to the walls have foiled it so far. You have decided to name it 'Fluffy'' out of spite for the person it once was.Who or what will you send out into the harsh light of day to retrieve Rose?
>>25121071You are Isabella Katarina Markova, twelfth of the line of Carmilla, thirteen generations from Dracula, the First. This places you with enough blood and power to make you a minor noble in Shadescast, the city of the vampires, and possess your own castle- which does not necessarily have sensible geometry, and which is not always in the same place. Though your physical appearance is that of a young girl, you are actually three and a half centuries old. You spend your time responding to requests from other vampires for lore, and holding tea parties and other social events, both with humans and vampires. On occasion, you indulge in adding one or two of them to your collection of porcelain dolls…Recently, you were attacked by a human vampire hunter who managed to temporarily kill you. Upon rising from death, you captured him and left him in the tender hands of your doll collection... but first he managed to majorly deface your castle and burn a portion of your library, including some hard-to-replace texts. Signs point to him having been hired by a rival vampire... and one who was here, and managed to take one of your dolls. Currently, you are working to turn the mayor of Mark into your soft, gooey servant. The process will take one or two weeks more. You also intend to invest in the airship trade- a process speeded considerably when the chattel you acquired to raise money were vastly overvalued by a vampiric noble by the name of Blackford. As a result, you own his airship yards in Mark. Having now returned from formally transferring control, you've discovered that one of the slaves you kept has gone missing in your absence…
>>25121088Your Character Sheet:http://pastebin.com/Dz7QgMM0(Needs some minor updates under servants.)
>>25121055Also, this is properly thread 8. Whoops.
>>25121110And yes, I am the actual Alucard Scarlet, see the trip.
>>25121055>find this>catch up with archive yesterday>check the twitter to see if there's a new one>nothing>go on /tg/ anyway and find it>mfw
>>25121182I post the threads just slightly ahead of the twitter posts, so if you're watching /tg/ you'll find the thread faster, yep.
>Vampire Doll QuestAh, how lovely.Let's send the mechanical angel. He should be able to spot Rose from the air with relative ease. How far could she have gotten?
>>25121071Okay, first, tell Scarlet that we'll talk more when we get back over a cup of tea.As for who to send out, have Angel do it. Leave Fluffy here, we might be able to control him but he's very hungry and might hurt Rose when we want to get her back. Unless we can say for sure that if we Dominate him and give him direct orders that he'll take her back to us unharmed it's probably too risky.If it's shadowy enough in Ulvenwald due to all the trees and so on we can go out with a parasol and/or turn into a wolf and use our sense of smell to track her.
>>25121182if we're still voting on what to do, rather then going with the stuff from last thread,Dominate some crows to track her, and sick angel on her to drag her back.Use voice thing to make her horribly regretful for disappointing us when we were so good to her.
>>25121213agreed. because if i remember correctly, the Angel has the most discipline besides the tin soldiers.
>>25121213>>25121240What orders will you give him?He has some degree of initiative, but he's not very bright due to the drugs. It'd be best if you were clear with your orders.
>>25121256>Dominate some crows to track her, and sick angel on her to drag her back.I like this idea but I'm not sure if we're good at dominating a murder of crows.>captcha: bjuryk 3372151121What's with the load of numbers?
>>25121265find a girl in the forest who seems lost, and bring her back alive.
>>25121265Locate Rose.Bring her back alive.
>>25121263StatsTin Soldiers:Ferocity 40Celerity 10Masquerade 50Acumen 10Eeriness 20Discipline 90'Scarlet': Ferocity 10Celerity 30Masquerade 20Acumen 40Eeriness 50Discipline 30Hunger 10 'Angel'Ferocity 30Celerity 40Masquerade 10Acumen 20Eeriness 30Discipline 50'Hunter'Ferocity 60Celerity 60Masquerade 0Acumen 10Eeriness 10Discipline 10Hunger 50Note that these leave out special abilities such as No Fear.
>>25121288>>25121295I need a phrasing you agree on.
>>25121265His orders are to locate Rose and bring her back alive and preferably unharmed.If the toxin from his thorns will have minimal to no side-effects and wear off quickly on her tell him that he is allowed to use it to ensure that she comes back easily.
>>25121288Anons only or I start whining like a motherfucker.
>>25121341This. I should add this to the OP just to minimize drama.
Oh. OP used little girl Alucard instead of a 2hu today
>>25121350if you insist.
>>25121329This seems fine
>>25121135This is at least the second time you've miscounted your threads.>pic related>>25121265"Find my female human servant named Rose and return with her to the castle. I want her alive and unharmed."
>>25121329The toxin dulls the mind and senses. Long-term effects are as of yet unknown.>>25121352Not all child vampires are Touhous. I needed more picture variety.
>>25121383I'm bad at counting. One, three, five, three...
>>25121350I doubt forcing anon for a quest is that necessary. If those people with a pathological hatred for names and trips show up and make a scene, then force it, but it shouldn't be that disruptive, especially when you can tell who consistently makes particular suggestions.
>>25121071>Who or what will you send out into the harsh light of day to retrieve Rose?Have the Angel begin searching for her. Also, possess a bird and have a look ourselves.Bring back alive if possible, just kill her if he must.>Fluffy wants to eat us.We'll have to Dominate him properly before we can use him then.>Scarlet serves us for now because the feels she owes us one.Begin Influencing her. Slowly but surely, make her love us. We wouldn't want her running away once she no longer feels in our debt.
>>25121383"Find my female human servant named Rose and return with her to the castle. I want her alive and unharmed."Any objections to this?
Angel, there is a girl in this forest that has run away from this castle. Locate her and bring her back to the castle, alive and without permanent physical damage.Of course, question is how is angel going to tell whether she's Rose or not.I have to sleep, can't participate, alas!
>>25121424>Objections?Nope. Sounds good!
>>25121414House Harrock does it and it seems to work for them. > but I procrastinate so probably it'll stay a threat until someone makes me do it because of drama
>>25121324"Angel, there is a girl in the forest, she looks like (insert physical description here). Her name is Rose and she is one of my servants. She has been disobedient.Your task is to find the girl and return her to the castle. You are to not kill her and to avoid harming her. Do not use your toxin on her."
>>25121424Which ones are we ordering? The soldiers? Angel? The hunter?Some will listen, some wont
>>25121424seems good to me
>>25121414I'm ambivalent on tripfags, but i'd rather the complains never start, then start and then get stopped.How about namefags but no tripfags as a compromise.
>>25121450>Do not use your toxin on her.It isn't lethal. He may as well go ahead.
>>25121451Angel only.What do you want to do with Scarlet? Should she go with the Angel?> If you take this option you will be able to play as Scarlet as you go to retrieve Rose.
>>25121451We're sending Angel out. The tin soldiers have the initiative of a brick and Fluffy would nom her most likely.>>25121424I wrote >>25121450and I think it's better as it includes her description and makes sure that he doesn't toxin her.>>25121469It's a toxin that dulls the mind and has unknown side-effects. I'd rather not go through all this work and end up with a vegetable instead of a medic.
>>25121461i don't know, I was a namefag a moment ago and someone started complaining immediately
Oh shit vamp doll quest. Time to be the little girl guys!
>>25121384In fact, Remilia and Flandre are notable as the ONLY (Western) vampire Touhous in all Gensokyo.This post serves only to renew my curiosity for a portal door that leads to a Gensokyo-type world.Also, there remains the vaguely-pressing issue that our estate is unnamed. As referential as it is to keep calling it Castlevania, it should have a proper name.
>>25121481I think Scarlet could help out with it and she doesn't mind the sun. Go for it. She also has enough intelligence to really parse what we want.
>>25121461AS started the rule because people went a bit retarded when Snapple posted and he didn't want the quest turning into a antisnap vs prosnap bitchfest.Ironic because Snaps said he'd just post anon anyway.
>>25121484Is >>25121450better than >>25121424For orders?
>>25121481Sure. Send Scarlet as a minder for Angel, so we have eyes on him and make sure he doesn't do anything retarded, seeing as she's the only (relatively) intelligent creation here. Every one of our new creations is untested, including Scarlet, so this will be a good short-term test until we get into anything more substantial.
>>25121536Nope nope nopeAngel can handle it.
Can we possess the angel or the hound? Or is it just animals.
>>25121530I like it. lets do it.
>>25121530Let's go with the shorter one. We don't want to stretch Angel's grey matter too much. It's also my suggestion, but I'm not being partial here, nope.
>>25121519This is the reason why you would be able to play as her. She's reasonably loyal and intelligent enough that she can be a proxy for the player viewpoint.
>>25121486Because Alucard started an anon only rule and you motherfuckers are going to follow it.
>>25121562Let Scarlet go along.
>>25121543Everyone is untested, and Scarlet is the only one we vaguely trust, if only because she talks and appears intelligent.
>>25121570Meh, I only care so much as it causes irrelevant chat.You are currently irrelevant.
>>25121055Many pieces, this is an opportunity to test the abilities of our new toys. Punish the girl for her rude impertinence thinking that she could simply escape from her master's domain, just before she dies, we need to be there.Rub it in, let her know she never stood a chance, then curb stomp her.Bringing her back alive is desirable, but that wouldn't allow us to fully assess the abilites of the soldiers.
>>25121562It would be nice to play as her at some point but sending her kind of defeats the purpose of sending a flyer.
>>25121590but Angel has more discipline, so he is better than Scarlet to get her back.
>>25121597I think the rule itself has caused more problems than it's prevented. But whatevs. Your quest, brah.
>>25121614Scarlet plays almost exactly the same as us but with lower stats.Seems dull.
>>25121623Hm. I may try next thread without it.
>>25121646>>25121614I'd rather have two there so that if one fucks up the other can bring the fuck-up in.
>>25121622Discipline refers to keeping composure among other things. In this particular place, it probably means Angel is good at following orders (even if it's a 50-50). But for all we know, he's as dumb as a brick. Scarlet shows intelligence, and that's why we're sending her as a minder for Angel until they both get back. Again, everyone is untested, so this is their first crucible.
>>25121646No, her stats just say she's a spellcaster or otherwise relies on supernatural abilities.
>>25121658I guess you have a point. send Angel to look from the sky and Scarlet to look from the ground.
>>25121614No, it means that the flyer can find her, and she is better at getting her to come back or rescuing her if she's in a less than pleasant situation.Also if people are so fucking worried about her running off we can do a bit of suggestion and tell her that after she finds her to come back so she can join us for a cup of tea. >>25121646No, it just means she's magic and creepy like us. Not that she holds the same abilities that we do.
>>25121687In this case it represents that the angel is single-minded and hard to stop due to the drugs.
>>25121709okay, lets just send scarlet and angel and get on with it.
>>25121709I'm curious to see what she can do that we can't, then.The things that we mad made her. She's second generation removed from the source magic and she has lower stats.
>>25121709I'd assume Scarlet knows better than to lose that which Isabella (rather, Isabella's dolls) JUST gave her: her new, better body.
>>25121646Chances are Scarlet couldn't dominate a pigeon. So no, not like us.>>25121562I say we let her off her chain and have her go of her own volition. She's likely to stay loyal -for now- since she feels obligation from her debt, and in the long run it will make her easier to control due to the improved trust. If she runs off she was a crappy toy. No danger of her running back to the authorities, we'll hunt her down and break her as needs be.
>>25121738Alright then. Writing.
>>25121709I'm not sure if I missed something crucial last thread or not. But why are we trying to bring back the healer girl? All we need to do is prevent her from running into someone she can tell that we're a vampire. So there's no reason for us to not end her. Have them subdue the girl, bring her back, and kill her. Preferably letting us feed because if I recall our hunger is up a little.
>>25121791I suddenly have the image of Scarlet yelling so hard at a pigeon her face goes red. The pigeon just gives her an irritated look.Meanwhile Isabelle looks on in amusement, sipping some tea.
>>25121826Namgefags get out
>>25121826Because blood and chattel are easy as fuck to find, Rose is interesting and has a skillset that we can have her develop to a point where she is useful to us as an assistant.If we just want her to die we could just let her die in the creepy fucking forest, but that's a waste of a potentially useful or amusing resource.
>>25121826because she's a tool. we can't just destroy our tools if it misbehaves once, or we will run out of tools.also, Anon down, thread rules. If i have to do it, you do too.
>>25121826Because death is so final, and life is so full of.... possibilities.
>>25121872Didn't we have her subtly subjugated in the first place? If she was able to overcome that, be it out of willpower or sheer terror fueled effort, then she will be a problem because completely dominating her will not keep her fine skills intact. Thus she is more a liability at this point, unless we dominate her then she's just another servant.
>>25121965No, no we didn't. People just threw her in with the dolls without any fuckery.
>>25121965dude, anon down, seriously. we all have to do it.
>>25121965Namefags get out.Alucard tell them to get out. Stop being a wishy washy faggot
>>25121984Either you shut up or Porcelia drops the name. But pick one fast.
>>25121965We could always make her our favorite dining partner, so to speak. If she was constantly suffering from not quite fatal levels of blood loss from our feeding, she'd be too weak to run away again.
I was under the impression everyone hated trips, not names.Christ, sure is sensitive around here these days. That's all I have to say about that, rather have a good quest then argue.
>>25121965>>25121872Actually, it's more a matter of pride than anything. We take her to our home, spare her life and trust her not to fuck up, and this is how she repays us? That insect needs to know her place.
>>25121965Different girl. That was our head maid.
>>25122049Wow, what a faggot.
>>25122049He can stop running the quest.
>>25122024What!? But I came in here for an argument!
>>25121965>>25121965>Didn't we have her subtly subjugated in the first place?No. Don't know why but people were against mindfuckery with them. Stupid ideas about training them to be loyal and love us.>completely dominating her will not keep her fine skills intact. Yea, it will. Domination doesn't remove any skills.
>>25122042Agreed, losing her looks bad. Throwing a fit and killing her afterwords makes us look emotional and incompetent. We bring her home and play this off as a game. That way if it ever gets out in Shadecast we still have a fig leaf of dignity.>>25122049He can stop volunteering his time because people are being incredible faggots
>>25122049dude, calm the fuck down. while he may not be able to block us, he can decided to not do the thread. seriously, stop while you're ahead.
>>25122098If he's that much of a bitch then I want him to end his shitty quest now and spare everyone the trouble of him being an asspained dramaqueen.
>>25122013I dropped the name Alucard, I don't care it's just a name. I like it because it makes me feel like an actual participant rather than anon, but it's fine.Can we actually dominate this girl and keep her skillset intact?
> Be the blood-haired lady.You are Scarlet. You are blood, and blood is you. You can see the delicate traceries of it beneath the skin of your Lady, the one who gave you this form. It fascinates you. It calls to you. But you know better than to try and take it from Isabella; especially since you owe her a great debt.She tells you that she wants you to prove yourself to her. That you need to track down a servant that has gone missing. "Take the angel", she says. "He will let you find her much faster from the sky."You nod; and before long you are deep in the Ulvenwald, hunting for the timid serving girl the Lady described to you.> Roll Acumen+Discipline to search for Rose.Captcha: IallyGm Morals
>>25122093How about you take a break from running the Quest today and do it next week or something?
>>25122125You're the one being the dramaqueen, faggot.
Rolled 35, 72 = 107>>25122130ROLLAN ROLLAN ROLLAN.
Rolled 14, 76 = 90>>25122130Let's do this. Isabella asked a favor of us, it'd be unkind of us not to help her.
>>25122125>him being an asspained dramaqueen.That sounds more like you, nigger.
>>25122128Thank you for being reasonable and accomodating.
Rolled 89, 14 = 103>>25122130here goes
Rolled 22, 30 = 52>>25122130Rolling
>>25122128>it makes me feel like an actual participant rather than anonIs it possible that you could be more of a fag? I think if you somehow manage it, you might just become a singularity of fagiocity
>>25122049>You can't do shit.>He says this to the guy running the Quest
>>25122158Good thing you sent Scarlet. Her Acumen saves the day.
Rolled 70, 29 = 99>>25122130Let's find us a runaway.
>>25122186ignore the obvious troll
>>25122189If he ends the quest over this, that means it wasn't a quest I wanted to be in anyway.He has no power.
>>25122221If you don't want to be in the quest then leave.
>>25122221But it's a quest that we want to be in, faggot.
>>25122221Would you mind not being a butthurt faggot? Because you're far more obnoxious than any namefags or tripfags.
>>25122240>>25122247Please stop responding to the troll
>>25122240>>25122247Your desires hold no power over me either. Stop thinking that the world revolves around your entitled asses.
How about we all ignore mister temper tantrum and move on with the quest?That being said, we should give a small reward to Scarlet. It's only fair.
>>25122264Agreed. Fuck his shit.>>25122308A doll of her own? A minion?
>>25122328How about we make Scarlet some bloodrats?
>>25122308We could give her rose, as a pet. Just tell her she has to take care of it and feed it every day and not eviscerate it.
>>25122158After a few hours of searching in ever-widening circles, the Angel reports that he can see smoke rising on the horizon- Rose's campfire, no doubt. You hurry onwards, and soon arrive at a clearing... A large clearing, filled with buildings. It would appear that there's a village here in the middle of the woods, not more than a few miles from the castle- and the red flare of blood from within the buildings tells you that there's more than one person here.> What do you do?
>>25122361Look at her stats, she's pretty much at our level minus vampire abilities. I like the idea of >>25122328 , let's give her a minion or something.
>>25122376get either angel or scarlet to look in and see how many. quietly.
Shadow quest is up/
>>25122376And that's precisely what I was afraid of, if Rose has told them about us and the castle, now we have to kill them all.Well past time to send out the hunter, maybe we should accompany them ourselves to make sure everything is being handled right. Our minions are minions, they could still use supervision, also feeding.
>>25122376Tell Angel to scout catiously.
>>25122405I don't know about a minion, not yet anyway.I really like the rose idea, but it should be a special rose.
>>25122349Shut up snapple.We didn't want to feed fucking bloodrats to selene in bfq and we dont want to give them to scarlet now
>>25122376We should investigate this place. All sneaky like.Move around the perimeter for now. Circle and observe from a distance.Have the angel continue scouting in case this is the wrong place and she's still out there.
>>25122424oh come on, a small village will be no problem.we can test out our collectibles now.
>>25122376Investigate village. Greet trembling subjects as emissaries of their new goddess. Tell them who you're looking for and say she will be well pleased if you pay the woman up as tribute.
>>25122376Have Angel do a flyover and see if he can gather more information about the place before we get closer.Rose might be with them which will make this far more complicated. After the recon from Angel approach closer, try to pinpoint how many there are and get as much as detail as possible on who and what they are. See if our blood senses can identify if she's here or not. >>25122424These are people in Ulvenwald, a very fucking big forest full of creepy stuff that goes bump in the night. They're used to scary monsters, dangers, and all of that. If anything they might be a bit relieved that at least this is a monster who they can reason and bargain with instead of just ripping them apart.
>>25122431Maybe we should give her a rose made of Rose.
>>25122418>>25122429Roll Acumen and Eeriness for recon.
>>25122477My suggestion still stands that as the first step of the Castlevania Beautification Project, we harness our latent green thumb and grow some gardens on our estate, especially a red-and-black-rose garden in Shadescast, since that's partly our motif.
Rolled 42, 62 = 104>>25122508come on, lucky me
>>25122477That depends on how hard we punish Rose. I mean, dumbass was punished and made more useful to us. I don't want to lose Rose's talents.
>>25122477Mang I've been awake since 5AM you can't expect me to capitalize proper nouns or use punctuation. >>25122472We should use this opportunity to do some marketing of the Markova brand here. Couldn't hurt to have some savages working for us as catspaws.
>>25122511You can be doing this right now while you wait for Scarlet to return.
>>25122477Now now we still want her mind, let's at least try to squash that rebellious streak now to get her used to servitude. Slaving a rebellious mind into a dangerous body isn't something that we can safely do for now
Rolled 28, 44 = 72>>25122533For real now
Rolled 80, 100 = 180>>25122508
Rolled 35, 68 = 103>>25122508See what we can see.
Rolled 84, 88 = 172>>25122508WE IS SNEAKY TIEM
>>25122472>These are people in Ulvenwald, a very fucking big forest full of creepy stuff that goes bump in the night. They're used to scary monsters, dangers, and all of that. If anything they might be a bit relieved that at least this is a monster who they can reason and bargain with instead of just ripping them apart.That, or they're hunters planning on making some cash, I was under the impression no one lived here at all. That was why we had it as one of our castle doors because it was quiet, empty and secluded.>>25122477Make one of the flowers on our fascinator a rose rose.
>>25122556>>25122551>>25122524>>25122555>>25122549well shit. I assume we are going for low, yes?
>>25122579>rose rose.Guess I'm not the only one who am speak good.
>>25122579in which case we kill them and turn them into Fluffy 2.0
>>25122524Well that's not good.Good thing Scarlet has a relevant special here.>>25122596Yes.
Rolled 97, 28 = 125>>25122596Low is good in this quest, yes.
Rolled 31>>25122542Well I roll eeriness for making Scarlet a Rose>>25122596Yup, we're playing with a roll under system
>>25122579It is. Some humans like that too.This is probably the only village for miles.
>>25122542I imagine Isabella is fidgeting rather eagerly to see Rose come through the doors. But as long as she's keeping busy, then I suoopse she could.
>>25122611a Rose rose?If we could find a way to preserve it, it would probably add to our eeriness, or ferocity if they realized what it is.
>>25122654Wait, like little bits of flayed skin and flesh carefully sewn back together into the shape of a rose?Metal as fuck.
>>25122654I still think we should let Scarlet have Rose, on the understanding that she doesn't break her. That way Scarlet gets a reward, a steady stream of blood to survive, Rose has a set of eyes on her at all times, and she learns a valuable lesson about loyalty in the process.
>>25122628You slip inside the village and begin to search for rose- but a hasty movement causes you to turn a corner and run directly into a small group of farmers! As their eyes dart towards your blood-red hair, you panic. Their blood shines in your vision...> Roll Eeriness fast fast fast!
>>25122680We shall create a lovely broach. It will be as cute as it is BROOTAL.
Rolled 51>>25122733CHEESE IT
Rolled 96>>25122733It's time to be scary as all hell, you know like a woman whose hair is a fountain of blood ought to be.
Rolled 31>>25122733well crap
>>25122680Of course, that's what I meant when I said the rose rose. Tack that puppy onto our little hat, innocent at first, but if someone realizes what it is, "OH SHIT, Don't get on her badside, or I might start decorating her hat too!"I still think this situation calls for us to unleash the dog of war, but it might be prudent to wait for the results of the recon...however bad they are.
>>25122772Now then opposed roll.
Rolled 9, 95, 84 = 188>>25122836Damn auto capitalization.
>>25122789Sadly human skin makes remarkably poor leather due to our thin hides and, ironically, the elasticity of it. Once the oil is gone it gets quite brittle. Not sure where I learned that, but.. uh.... there you go.
>>25122850if I'm understanding that correctly, one of them freaks out.
Rolled 61>>25122542REAL flowers and plants. Fleshcrafting, mind domination and book reading aren't the only things Isabella does.Hell, rolling Isabella's Acumen now to comb through the library for books on gardens and estate beautification, including good arrangements and stuff.>>25122789No need to overreact. On a separate note, a flayed skin broach would just be garish. We're vampire nobility, not Leatherface.
>>25122850Wait a moment.They're human, the master asked us to bring back the female with the terror fueled heart. The master didn't say I can't ask them. "Rose?Where is this one?The Elegant Mistress wishes her presence."
>>25122876More like two of them are voluntarily turning around and ignoring the sight, while the third is shouting "WHAT THE FUCK IS THAT AND WHAT ARE YOU GONNA DO TO MY PIGS?!"
>>25122862We flesh-shaper.That's not an issue for us.
So...when do we upgrade to vampire ninja maid? Dracula had more than one.
>>25122934That's not our only gimmick.
>>25122933You make a gesture with one hand, running purely on instinct, and something flows out from within you and into them. Belatedly, you realize that they're standing in the pool of gore at your feet...The one standing in the centre of the group has only a moment to cry out before his fellows fall upon him, tearing at his flesh with their teeth and nails. > Roll Masquerade+Acumen to fix this mess before it attracts more attention!> Ability discovered: Blood Bond> Ability discovered: Bloodlust> You have lost 10 Hunger. Your hunger is now at 0.
>>25122942I'm partial to the kung fu gateguard myself.
Rolled 33, 50 = 83>>25122975DO NOT FAIL THE LADY.
Rolled 42, 76 = 118>>25122975MORE SUBTLETY
Rolled 88, 17 = 105>>25122975
Rolled 68, 78 = 146>>25122975Wow.Put that under the category of badass.
>>25122929Good idea, but too late unfortunately.
Rolled 29, 12 = 41>>25122975
Rolled 79, 78 = 157>>25122975Mind/body control via blood conductivity.Brutal.
>>25123001It was your first step out into the my little crimson doll. Now you're adjusting, find Rose, bring her back.
>>25123035Did I do bad? It's roll under man.
Rolled 27, 18 = 45>>25122975Fixing a mess
Rolled 39, 79 = 118>>25122984That said, having a legit powerful head maid would be also neat. One cannot rule through constructs and mind slaves alone.Well, usually, but it's not very invigorating.
>>25123036No this is good! We are supposed to roll low.
>>25123037With a special application that lets you shunt your Hunger into other people.
>>25123052that isn't under, son.
>>25123062It's also late, unless it's a critical success or critical failure, or there are several following that overwhelmingly succeed or fail, Alucard seems to take the first.
>>25123074Was it at least a less miserable failure than the next three?Captcha:Imphor contributed < I did right?
>>25123074It's below average, and it's not always going to be a flat roll against the stat, if it's not a difficult task we'll get bonuses to it.
Rolled 29, 71 = 100>>25123119We BARELY made the acumen check but failed the masquerade for about 10-15
>>25123061Says a lot about Sakuya that she looks even hotter in that butler's outfit.
>>25123144we didn't make the acumen check. we missed by 10
>>25123153I would stake it like fucking Van Helsing.If you know what I mean.
>>25123074You try to silence the man before he can scream again, but it's too late. His companions, hunger in their eyes, turn, disturbed from their meal, and attempt to lunge at you! You can hear the sound of responding cries in the distance. You'd better be prepared to run or fight!Roll Eeriness to try and dominate the farmers and then say whether you're running, fighting, or negotiating.
>>25123153You want classy Touhous? Check out the art for Touhouvania 1 and 2. Here's Touhouvania!Sakuya and Remilia.
>>25123154Well God-fucking-damnit, Scarlet can't do ANYTHING right
Rolled 2>>25123203>>25123213I TOLD YOU. I TOLD YOU
>>25123227YES. FINALLY, MY LUCK PAYS OFF
Rolled 7>>25123203Negotiate! We're the closest thing to a god they've ever seen. We can do this!
>>25123227Finally. Scarlet can do something right for once.
Rolled 11>>25123203This will match the villagers' spooky quota for the week, so let's try NEGOTIATING, at least to keep up the mystique."Bring the human girl named Rose, and all will be well."Also, check in on Angel, and find out where the hell he is.
>>25123227>>25123251 crap, forgot to say, but try to negotiate.
Rolled 19>>25123203Running time
>>25123251Blood for the blood god?
>>25123203Negotiate. Tell them that we serve our Mistress and that we are here to retrieve a girl and that if they return her to us they will not be harmed. Then we can inform them that we or our Mistress may come to call sometime in the future and that they are to receive us with all due hospitality and obedience or suffer the consequences. Give Isabella a good starting point for commanding these people and using them for her purposes.
>>25123227Scarlet is so Alpha right now, "The master won't like this, not at all...she said I was supposed to find the human Rose and bring her back alive. Angel do you see her? If not, go tell the master of my failure, I will accept any punishment she desires. I will ensure the rest of these humans do not live to become a threat."
>>25123206Dayum.>>25123288Seconded. Isabella is no barbarian.
>>25123322What? We just dominated the shit out of them. This place will probably be the Tribal States of Markovia by next week.
>>25123286Blood Goddess, apparently.
>>25123288Isabella won't be happy when she finds out we told an entire village of cattle that she is a 300 year old vampire and they better start worshipping or die, some might start running if we don't continue to do amazing. Given the way the luck has been running, there's probably a hunter looking for a quick payday out here at the same time.
>>25123251>>25123383Well I fucked up the first roll only fitting I should get that.
>>25123390We just tell them she's a goddess of immense power. No need to get specific.
>>25123374We dominated 2. We might be able to blood control, dominate a few more, but this is a whole village. People value their free will. It's not going to end well.
>>25123390We said Mistress, nothing about vampires, and this is the only village for miles most likely, they're not going to be sending messengers out after this. Chill out dude.
>>25123390Yeah, this is a concern. Don't tell the peasants more than they need to know. These woods are haunted as it is, so the less they piss off, the better.
>>25123383but here is the important question.where is the skull throne?
>>25123423That was a roll of 2 on a d100 in a roll-under system.It's very hard to get more exceptional than that.
>>25123227The farmers lunge... Directly to your sides, where they take up positions as of guards, their clothes spattered in blood. The third one gets up for the ground and swings one fist at you, rage and desperation in his eyes...You catch his fist in one bloody hand, and an entire network of veins spirals out in your senses. You flick a switch in your mind... And he collapses to the ground, his heart instantly stopped.The advancing crowd of villagers stops dead, just in time for the angel to wing down from the sky to your side and casually aim his flintlock pistol into the crowd.> You gain 10 Hunger.> Blood Control ability discovered!> Deathlust revealed: whenever someone dies in your sight, you gain 10 Hunger.> Roll Eeriness with a +40 bonus.
>>25123427I'm so chill right now, nothing wrong with being paranoid though.Vampires can live for thousands of years, it only takes one misplaced second to fuck that up though. So it pays to instill a sense of caution and paranoia in yourself and your servants.
>>25123206That's gotta be the next level of Isabella's "Dark and Elegant" set.
Rolled 15 + 40>>25123479A GODDESS AM I.
Rolled 100 + 40>>25123479
Rolled 57 + 40>>25123479
>>25123496+40 bonus to your Eeriness, not your roll.
>>25123479Would that be a +40 to the threshhold we need to roll under?
>>25123496praise to the random number generatorhallowed be his n->>25123503fuck you random number generator
>>25123503Thank whatever god you may pray to you didn't roll before me.
>>25123503it's like there's an intergalatic troll force, and whenever something seems to be going right. It strikes.
Rolled 33 + 40>>25123479Hemokinesis is a hell of a thing.
Rolled 3 + 40>>25123503
>>25123496Okay, what do you say to the villagers?
>>25123570Bow down to your new god.
>>25123570"Have any of you seen a small child running through here? We don't want to hurt her, We're just... worried about her being out here."
>>25123570Give me Rose, forget everything.Do it now.
>>25123570If Angel corroborates that Rose was last seen in this area:"There is a female among you named Rose. Return her to me, and all will be well."In our best lilting voice.
>>25123587And which god would that be?
>>25123570We are emissaries of the white lady. Yadda yadda. Beneficience and love. Blah blah. There is a sinner among you who hides from her justice. Furnish her to us and be blessed.
>>25123587>>25123601Awfully upfront, eh?
>>25123587>>25123570All good with making everyone believe we're God, but shouldn't we be finding Rose?
>>25123434>where is the skull throne?In the Doll House. Don't think we can really call it a 'throne' at the moment though. More a skull-pile-that-makes-a-good-seat.
>>25123601This, not crazy, not soft. Straight to the point. It doesn't cost them anything, and gives them a chance to walk away from this.
>>25123628We're not here to showboat. We're just here for Rose. Let's not make a bigger scene than necessary.
>>25123628Errm. Bring to your new God the one that is called "Rose"!
>>25123631They wouldn't know who Rose is. If you want direct, then >>25123607 should work.
>>25123570Start by curtsying. "A good afternoon to you ladies and gentlemen. I have been tasked by my Lady to retrieve an errant girl named Rose who wandered off into the woods, I would appreciate it if you handed her over. Do not try to hide her, it would be unwise. If you cooperate this may lead to an opportunity to better your little village, if you do not cooperate it will spell your end. Please make the right decision."
>>25123646A bigger scene than SLAUGHTERING A MAN? That boat kind of sailed. Let's use the theatrics to control these troglodytes.
>>25123570We seek one girl, she maybe hiding among you. Newly arrived, named rose. Hand her over and we will be on our way. Hide her, lie, or try to fight and there will be a price. A STEEP price.
>>25123646>>25123631I agree, keep it simple, they're just commoners, give them time to think about it and they might do something stupid. Or so stupid it's smart.So I say >>25123601
>>25123679This is perfect. Just because we rolled gangbusters doesn't quite mean Scarlet is considered God on earth. Remember: we're not the only creepy shit in Ulvenwald.
>>25123669Seconding.For the people that want to paint ourselves as a god... Remember we're the servant, that might piss Isabella off.
>>25123601Not this, we may want to do things with the village later. I mean a source of humans in the woods, they could tithe us, serve us, yadda yadda.
>>25123679Seconding this one. Let's be quick, and avoid fucking up.
>>25123734Ulvenwald is terra incognita. This village could be of worth later, if only to provide us with intel for the area. Best make them think we are heralds of an immense power (if not gods ourselves, might be a stretch).
PAY NO ATTENTION TO THE DANTE IN THE BACKGROUNDThis'd be Conqueror Isabella or something.
>>25123570wait, wait, I got it."Bring us the girl and wipe away the debt" (totally_not_serious.jpeg)
>>25123669no need to mention our Lady, best to leave her out of discussion
>>25123819Mentioning that we work for someone means that they know that we're not even the scariest thing they would have to deal with, and we want that extra bit of leverage.Also Isabella may have plans for this place, making them think we're the boss of Rose would be rude to the Lady.
>>25123860You sense the fear. It swims between them thick as blood. It hangs in the air. You know exactly how to manipulate it to get what you want."Fear me, for I am the bloody hand of justice. I am sent to bring the one named Rose from this place to the place from whence she came, there to be punished for her transgressions. Stand in my way and you will be struck down, whether by my hand or my angel's."The angel steps forward towards the crowd, twirling the pistol in one thorn-punctured hand easily, and they shrink away from his step."Where is she?"No-one speaks for a long moment, and then an anonymous voice comes from within the crowd. "She's here!"Almost instantly, a path forms in the crowd, revealing Rose, all alone, a warhammer clutched in one white-knuckled hand.> Blood Instincts revealed: You gain a +10 bonus to your eeriness on any check to make a crowd fearful or angry.> What do you do?
>>25123860Fine, but keep it mysterious. She is known only as "the Lady."
I have an idea.Ulvenwald has monsters. We want raw materials for fleshbeasts.Maybe we could work out some sort of protection racket with this village.We tell them we'll protect them if they serve us. We're essentially just using them as bait, grabbing any monsters that come sniffing around, but they don't need to know that.>Monster attacks.>Villager comes and tells us our raw materials have arrived.>Send our troops to collect it.>Village thinks we give a shit about them and offer us tribute.
>>25123894Come with me Rose. Your Mistress awaits.It is best to not keep her waiting.
>>25123894Ha, figured she'd find the hammer."Come home, dear. The Lady is most worried about your disappearance and wants nothing more than to see you home safe."
>>25123894Shooty cahooties. Give Rose ONE chance to come peacefully. If not subdue rose, pack her up. Give a rousing speech about how well the villagers have done and that you will return to spread your ladies word.Then we head back for fun times.
>>25123894First we should try to talk her into coming to the mansion, but I doubt we can convince her to come peacefully after all we've done, and I don't think she can actually swing that hammer so well. Maybe Angel can sedate her somehow as a last resource?
>>25123915We've not really made a concerted effort to figure out what else is in Ulvenwald. It's no-man's-land to us and is naught much more than a curiosity right now.Besides, fleshcrafting isn't the only thing we do. We can't be single-minded about our vampiric pursuits.
>>25123894angel, her weapon offends us. Remove it for her.
>>25123894>What do you do?"Return peacefully and your punishment will be lessened."If she doesn't give up, just have angel shoot her in the leg and drag her back. Also, bring the hammer.
>>25123894"Angel, shoot her in the arm."I'm worried that Scarlet is probably pretty fragile. I have no intention of giving Rose a chance to hit us with the hammer.
>>25123894I told you guys about the stupid warhammer..
>>25123947This, if she hesitates even for a second, pop one of her legs off, use our bloodcontrol to prevent her from bleeding out or going into shock from blood loss. She can suffer for inconveniencing our mistress who surely has far worse planned. More importantly, we need to attend to our own punishment as well for revealing our presence against her wishes.
>>25124025Way too forward. At least give her a chance to defend her case.>>25124026Hey, I called it the moment we figured out she was in Ulvenwald.
>>25124039She's not going to bleed out from a shot in the leg.
>>25124025I'd aim for the hammer first, see if the shock of the hit wouldn't make her drop it.
Rolled 66>>25124039>>25124014>>25123983>>25123961Roll Acumen to convince her to come quietly.Roll here is Rose's opposed roll
>>25123894"Hello Rose. You shouldn't have ran, you could have gotten lost and hurt on your way. You worried the Lady quite a bit, she was hoping you were alright. She even sent me and the angel to bring you safely home.You have two choices my dear, you can come back willingly, any punishments given will be gentle, meant only to teach you. Or you can force us to take you back in which case I can not promise kindness from our Lady.Why did you leave Rose? Why would you reject her hospitality and kindness? Were you hurt?">>25124039>>25124025>>25124014I'd prefer to avoid shooting her if possible. We have the two blood controlled goons right now to help.
>>25124062I meant pull her whole damn leg off, like tearing a chicken leg off a nice hot roast chicken, only bloodier, and more human. Have angel daze her if she looks like she's going to object.
Rolled 15>>25124083OR ELSE.
Rolled 40>>25124083come quietly now dear
Rolled 36>>25124083Come quietly or there will be...trouble.>robocop.jpg
Rolled 15>>25124083Just come quietly silly girl.
Rolled 6>>25124083Stay back intergalactic trollforce, STAY BACK!
>>25124107I am shit hot tonight.
>>25124107>>25124110>>25124112>>25124113>>25124119>>25124128Wow...captcha>usuralitvas Destikneeyes, i'm sure it WAS destiny
Rolled 65>>25124107>>25124110>>25124112>>25124113>>25124119>>25124128Fuck Sammie Jackson, we're the true Negotiator.
>>25124164We're past 300 posts, so autosage has begun. Have some Touhouvania!Flandre as inspiration for Scarlet.polite sage
>>25124216if only we didn't spend so much time arguing...
>>25124303Who knows? Maybe we'll get an extension into a second thread.
>>25124324We're still far enough from the last page we might be able to keep this thread alive until the end.
>>25124324I think what will happen is I'll take an hour's break and then be back with thread 9.
>>25124356Cool. See you in an hour or so.
>>25124356After the post resolving the issue with bringing Rose home.
Rolled 66Was this archived already?
>>25124381Not yet. Probably in a little bit by Alucard himself.
>>25124356Fuuuu- no way I can stay up for that. Ok transcribing my speech for what I'd like us to do when we get home. I'll catch the rest in the morning.(Begin radiating aura of mindfuckery.)"Scarlet, you have performed beyond all expectations. I knew there was potential buried beneath that meat you called a body, and look how my faith is rewarded. And as for you Rose, words cannot express the depths of my disappointment. You spit on my gifts and spurn all my efforts to help you. From this day forth you will serve Scarlet, that you might profit by her example and improve yourself. Scarlet, approach her education as you see fit, but on no account break her. She is to be proof of my mercy."
>>25124403We don't need to mindfuck Scarlet as her REWARD for a job well done. That'll just send mixed signals. Besides, it'd be a sign of trust in her performance if we didn't.
>>25124403-Scarlet likes us more, gets a pet, and has a constant source of blood.-Rose gets a keeper, and will think twice about fucking with us.Kills two little birdies with one stone.
>>25124403inb4 we make rose into our very own Scarlet Carnation Rose Garden.
>>25124403Yes, this would work out wonderfully
>>25124398Here's the Archive:http://suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com/archive/25121055/Here's where to vote if you care (collected threads):http://suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com/archive.html?tags=Vampire+Doll+Quest
>>25124432We can generate low level mindfucking that isn't noticeable and doesn't have adverse effects. Just enough to make Scarlet feel honored and greatful.
>>25124432I don't think he meant the DOMINATE mindfuckery, but the one that makes our words more honeyed and more likely to be taken into consideration. Which is the sort of thing we want, low level mindfucking that makes her feel appreciated, honored, and grateful and cements her loyalty to us.
>>25124510See you in next thread.
>>25124510see you in an hour
>>25124519>>25124531Ooooooooor we could just be outright honest and give her the GOOD JOB SON speech without needing to honey our words to get the point across. Is Isabella that insecure in her public speaking that she needs to radiate just to compliment someone properly? Sometimes, it means that much more when you say something if you don't use tricks to get the point across. Shit, man.
>>25124640It will be the Good Job Son speech, it'll just feel even more heart felt.The point of the low level stuff is that as far as anyone being affected by it is concerned they aren't using any tricks to get their message across, they're just very convincing.