It's a bird! It's a plane! It's VALKRIAN MERCS QUEST!Again, no pastebin available at the moment, so we'll just have to make do without it.Archive: http://suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com/archive.html?tags=Valkyrian%20Mercs%20QuestDon't know what Valkyria Chronicles is? Check it out here! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valkyria_ChroniclesYou are JAGER STURMFUHRER, leader of the fledgling mercenary company DEMONS OF RANDGRIZ. In addition to fighting Imps for money and vengeance, you have your own private mission to hunt down Karla, your former fiance who sided with the Imperials and destroyed your home.You first arrived in the Federation nation of Albion to help defend it against a possible amphibious attack. However, your boots barely hit the deck before you were assigned a mission to break up a spy ring. However, through a chain of extraordinary events, you not only smashed the spy ring apart, but also managed to capture an Imperial u-boat (mostly) intact, and figh off an Imperial amphibious invasion by defeating their leader, Belkan Knight Sir Fleisher.You've decided that it's now time to move on to greener (or at least more profitable) pastures. You and the Demons left Albion for the besieged nation of Ustio.Your first mission went well enough, routing a platoon of Imperial soldiers threatening the city of Valais' supply lines. Then you destroyed an Imperial superheavy artillery battery, taking pressure off the city's beleaguered defenders and giving them a chance to counterattack. You also took care of a personal mission for Qyburn, and in return, he's given you a new and powerful (if only experimental) weapon! You also captured an Imperial sniper who you convinced to join your cause. You then managed to defeat the Indigo Heron, the Belkan Knight leading the Imperial forces in Ustio (well, technically, it was Isolde who defeated him, but the CO still gets credit!).(cont)
>>25592450Well, for better or worse, the Indigo Heron's defeat basically meant the Ustio campaign was ultimately a losing battle for the Imperials, and that decisive duel proved to be the high point of the action. The next few months was nothing but routine patrols, interdicting supply convoys, and chasing down retreating Imperials. Honestly, it was pretty much grunt work, but at least Freyberg was nice enough to still be giving you work, which could have easily been handled by his own men.However, this was a momentous occasion. Just a few days ago, the Imperials holed up in Solis finally surrendered, effectively putting an end to the Ustian campaign. With things seemingly settled here, you begin making preparations to return to Gallia. You made a promise to Sam, after all.Also, what made this day special was that it was the Feast of All Spirits, a Gallian national holiday. Considering the Demons were nominally a Gallian mercenary unit, you consider whether you should get your non-Gallian Demons into the holiday spirit as well.>Why not? They might as well be Gallians at this point.>Eh, let them do what they want.>Other
>>25592585>Why not? They might as well be Gallians at this point.We go MAXIMUM FEAST DAY
>>25592585>>Eh, let them do what they want.
>>25592585>Why not? They might as well be Gallians at this point.MAXIMUM NOTCHRISTMAS
>>25592585>>Eh, let them do what they want.Don't be a prick and don't force them into anything.
>>25592585>Why not? They might as well be Gallians at this point.
>>25592585>Eh, let them do what they wantI missed the hanging out with Sam thread and can't access the archives, what did we promise?
>>25592585>Eh, let them do what they want.
>>25592585As a mercenary, I have one very important question. How much money did we get?
>>25592585Just throw invite their way. If they come, they come. If not, no big deal.
Also, this is how I imagine the Demon uniforms would look like. Similar to Gallia, but darker blue camo and white stripes instead of red.
>>25592585>Invite them but don't force them.
>>25592585>>OtherInvite them but don't make them come.
>>25592585>Why not? They might as well be Gallians at this point.And it could be a good excuse to cut loose.
>>25592659Kinda upside down there.
>>25592659Motherfucker why does phone uploading always do this shit!
>>25592585>>Why not? They might as well be Gallians at this point.
>>25592659>>25592678>>25592676Click it it's rightside up.
>>25592684It's still upside down even opening it. Just saying.
>>25592585>Eh, let them do what they want.If they want to join the fun, they should choose to themselves
>>25592585>Why not? They might as well be Gallians at this point.woo, finally here for the start, pity I have to leave now :(
>>25592684Did you stand on your head and click it or something?
>>25592722>>25592700open it in a new page
>>25592700>>25592722Idk, for me clicking it's rightside up I swear.
>>25592722It put it rightside up for me too
>>25592735>>25592739>>25592764yeah nah, it ain't working for me
>>25592722I clicked it and it's fine, and am I mistaken or are they wearing shorts
>>25592585>Why not? They might as well be Gallians at this point.>Repel Massive imp invasion twice>GallianPick Two and only two.
>>25592764>>25592739>>25592735I call magic internet bullshit.
>Why not? They might as well be Gallians at this point.Esprit de Corps is forming.
>>25592798yup, still upside down.
>>25592585>Eh, let them do what they want.Tell them there's a festival, that they're all invited and we'd love for them to join us even if it's only for delicious food and good company, but don't push them into it.
>>25592585>Feast of All SpiritsI'm reminded of that VC3 doujin all of a sudden and imagine Jager waking up to find Karla, Sam, Tarin, and Heloise at the doorthough seriously at this point I'm leaning towards Sam
>>25592838ah, much better
>>25592838Like I said... Magic Internet Bullshit.
>>25592585>>Eh, let them do what they want.Let's not be pushy here.
>>25592848>Jager! We all talked and it's time for you to ch-Where'd he go?"Is that a Jager shaped hole in the wall?">There's a window right there!And we're on the fifth floor!Que Jager flying away in some sort of davinchi eske flying machine made by Q.
>>25592791Yeah, that's standard Gallian military uniform before they start slapping on all the armor and class specific gear and shit.>>25592585Well, you figure you can't FORCE your squad to celebrate the Feast of all Spirits, but you figure that you might as well let them know about it. Honestly, after months of monotonous cleanup ops, you figure your squad could really use an excuse to celebrate.So, after a quick announcement over the base intercom, you assemble all of the Demons, including the Vergeltung crew in front of the barracks."Ladies and gentlemen. I realize that not all of you are Gallian, and you may not realize or may not care, but because this originally started off as a Gallian venture, I feel that I should inform you that today is the Feast of All Spirits, a Gallian national holiday that we will be observing.""Um, sir." Ramirez raises his hand. "What exactly IS the Feast of all Spirits?""Well, Ramirez," You grin, "The long and short of it is that FoAS is time to strengthen your bonds with those you're close to, whether they be friends, or something a bit 'more'. It's also an opportunity to make amends with your enemies. Anyways, it's about celebrating friendship, so have at it. I've talked to Freyberg and he's given all of us a week's furlough. Go do what you want, but be sure to report back here in one week exactly, or we're leaving you behind! Got that?""Yes sir!"Well, that means you probably don't have a lot of time before everybody scatters to the four winds. What are you gonna do?>Let's try and get gifts for the squad before they all split up!>Actually, let's just focus on a few that we're particularly close to.>Actually, I want to spend time with just [specify].>Other
>>25592910>flying away in some sort of davinchi eske flying machine made by Q>implying Qyburn is not Igor Sikorsky as well as Werner von Braun and William Godfray de Lisle
>>25592927>Let's try and get gifts for the squad before they all split up!Everyone, even the mortar guys.
>>25592927>>Let's try and get gifts for the squad before they all split up!Best Commander is everybody's favorite uncle
>>25592927>Let's try and get gifts for the squad before they all split up!They all deserve a little something!
>>25592927>>Actually, let's just focus on a few that we're particularly close to.let's have a look at Alek, Tarin, Sam and Isolde
>>25592927>Let's try and get gifts for the squad before they all split up!Even Dmitri, Ivan, and Alexei.
>>25592947The mortar guys are easy. VODKA.
>>25592927>Actually, let's just focus on a few that we're particularly close to.>Get something that whole of the squad could use.Basically get one big group gift for the squads longs getting something extra for those we know the best.
>>25592927>Let's try and get gifts for the squad before they all split up!
>>25592927>>Let's try and get gifts for the squad before they all split up!
>>25592970We have to do this. We just have to.
>>25592965>Even Dmitri, Ivan, and Alexei.Who?
>>25593012The three random dudes who give us mortar support.
>>25593012Our drunk russian mortar team.
>>25592927>>Let's try and get gifts for the squad before they all split up!We have GOT to have some decent amount of back pay from these clean up ops.>>25593012Russian Mortar team.
>>25592927You know, I never tried to buy the loyalty of my troops with gifts back in the day. To be fair, most of my men in MSF and Diamond Dogs were hardened mercenaries that followed me out of admiration (and kidnapping by way of Fulton balloons).Let's see what happens.In this case, it might be the right call. >Let's try and get gifts for the squad before they all split up!
>>25593012The mortar guys.Someone dubbed them that in the thread where we first got them.Dmitri Fyodorovich Karamazov, Ivan Fyodorovich Karamazov, and Alexei Fyodorovich Karamazov.
>>25593059So they're brothers?
>>25593072Yes.In fact, you could even call them the Brothers Karamazov, if you felt like being concise.
>>25593059>>25593072Dmitri PetrovichMortar Crew LeaderPrideful - has had a very long service record as an artilleryman, has worked with the smallest knee mortar through to the largest howitzers employed by Imperials. Became a mercenary after the rout of Maximillian's army, his crew were all under Radi Jaeger's command during the invasion. Likes joining in with Ivan in singing when the oppurtunity arises.Ivan VolkhovMortar Crew memberCheerful - Served alongside Dmitri for the course of his military career, typically whistles old tunes whilst operating the mortar, in fact generally sings old marching songs or tuns at any turn. Rumoured to be a raging alcoholic, but given his peasant origins that sort of is a given, Dmitri is often heard screaming at Ivan for being drunk on duty. Attempts to remain sobre during fire missions. Has once tried dropping a bottle of vodka down the tube.Alexei MiroslavMortar Crew memberOppurtunistic - Worked as a supply officer before his company was thrust into battle, joined Dmitri's mortar crew reluctantly, but has found himself quite at home amongst the two men he's come to consider his brothers. Thanks to his experience supplying units on the front he's great at mooching munitions from anybody he can, more than once he's handed Dmitri a mortar round with hostile markings.
>>25593072Hell if we know. They are just those crazy ruskies that blow shit up for us.
>>25593108And isn't that auspicious.
>>25592927You decide to hurry and grab presents for your squad before they split up to go their own separate ways.However... that's a lot of people, and gifts, to keep track of, and you're not sure whether you can handle it yourself. Then again, the more people you involved, greater chance the surprise will be ruined!>I can do this myself!>Actually, I'll probably need some help. [specify]>Other
>>25593109>not recognizing a shameless Brothers Karamazov referenceLeave this place, and only return when you have completed a collegiate-level course in Russian Literature.>>25593132>Actually, I'll probably need some help. [specify]RAMIREZ, BUY THOSE PRESENTS WITH YOUR PAYCHECK!
>>25593132>Actually, I'll probably need some help."SAAAAAAAM!"
>>25593146It was the description that some other guy wrote up for them in the first thread that they showed up in.>>25593132>Actually, I'll probably need some help. [specify]Sam.
>>25593109Yay someone linked the thing I wrote up.>>25593146Could always tack on the last name.Also I wrote that thing all the way back when we just landed in Ustio.>>25593132>DIY. Means more that way.
>>25593132>Actually, I'll probably need some help.SAM!But we must also gift her with something awesome we picked ourselves.
>>25593132>>Actually, I'll probably need some help. [specify]get sam
>>25593132>I can do this myself!We can probably hunt them something tasty...No, wait. That's for survival situations.... A gun? A nuclear equipped, walking death mobiles?Books?
>>25593132>>Actually, I'll probably need some help. Get RAMIREZ to help.
>>25593218kittens. All the kitties.
>>25593132>>Actually, I'll probably need some help.Get Liz to help, as an intelligence officer she probably knows the best gifts to give people. Plus we can surprise Sam
>>25593132>Actually, I'll probably need some help. [specify]RAMIREZ! and/or Sam
>>25593218Well...>Tarin - Kukri or similar knife to enhance knifing skills with>Heloise - Sweetums, butt load of sweetums.>Ramirez - Some tacticool gear, ask Qy to develop some webbing for moar magazines for him or something.Aaand that's all I got for now.
>>25593132Lets get ourselves a Bicycle to give out as a giftOH!I know, let's talk with Penbury, maybe he swiped some Imp motorcycles in his sneaky git days recently and we could buy it. (or be gifted it ourselves, since we saved his countrymen) I think a nice motorcycle could make a nice gift for Isolde, a Knight and her steed.We got Tarin that silence rifle, but, that was as a gift for her efforts. Maybe some nice new daggers? Maybe Elizabeth has a sykes stiletto we could get off of her? For our tanker, maybe a good kind of fan we could mount in the drivers seat.
>>25593132>>Actually, I'll probably need some help. [specify]Ramirez.Because it'll be hilarious.
>>25593132Ramirez or SamOr both
>>25593270What else, Alek, let's get him a very nice pair of nocs, one of those one lenses one. Then, we hand it to him in a box that has two of them.>Wink wink Alek.
>>25593309Would Sam like a pet of some sort? A cat could make a good mouser on our sub.Cap'n Davos, lets get him a nice ship in a bottle.
>>25593346Actually, if VC has weird shit like winged pigs, what other kinds of animals are there?
>>25593372Then lets find something that's cute and a good mouser.Utility and Companionship.Perhaps... Some sort of small vicious dog.
>>25593410>small vicious dogIf we're getting a dog we're getting a Not!German Shepherd.
>>25593447Agreed. Or maybe some kind of Belkan Warhound.
>>25593132You figure this task is a bit too daunting for you. You're going to need help. You're going to need somebody smart, competent, and able to keep a secret. You need somebody like-"Sam!" You yell as you burst unannounced into her office yet again."What do you want this time, Cap?" Sam sighs, looking up from her desk. Behind her you can see Voytek glowering at you, as if he had forgotten he was just a stuffed animal and not a real bear."Sam, this is important. I need to get gifts for the squad, and I need your help.""Oh, to figure out what sort of gift would be best for everyone?""I need somebody to help me carry all the stuff.""Fiiiiine." Sam sighs, getting up from her seat.Fortunately for you, Valais is a port town and very metropolitan. You can pretty much find anything you need if you look hard enough, and Sam was diligent enough to know all of the major shopping locations.What you know:Sam: Adjutant and close friend. Very kidlike.Tarin: Quiet and aloof. Trained killer.Brillant: Nice guy with bad sense of direction.Heloise: Nice girl with a big sweet tooth and looking for a companionship.Ramirez: Unstoppable force of nature.Julia: Penny pincher who is much older than she looks.Aleksandr: Shy but talented sniper who just picked up a girlfriend.Elsa: Aggressive and competent tracker who has a thing for Alek.Headcase: A bit of a loon, but highly talented at what he does.Isolde: A stereotypical knight.Mortar Squad: Crazy drunk guys.Qyburn: Brilliant inventor and just a bit mad.Davos: Your salty old u-boat captain.>What will you get them, if anything?
>>25593455I don't even care about CoD and if they used one. German shepherds are just damn good dogs.
>>25593469>Sam: Adjutant and close friend. Very kidlike.PUPPY.
>>25593509I second this motion.
>>25593460>some kind of Belkan WarhoundYou mean like this?
>>25593469>Sam: Get her a dog. Like a puppy.>Tarin: New, slightly exotic knife, Kukri based maybe. >Brillant: Best available compass.>Heloise: Just lots of candy.>Ramirez: Erm, some kind of melee weapon, brass knuckles?>Julia:Nice bottle of drink of choice. Or just hand her money.>Aleksandr: Book on how to please a lady.>Elsa: Book on proper womanly etiquette.Please pick something better for the above two.>Headcase: New record player.>Isolde: Motorcycle actually sounds like a good idea.>Mortar Squad: Lots of booze.>Qyburn: Erm, I got nothing.>Davos: Whiskey, ship in a bottle.
>>25593542>>25593560Yes, that way Sam can ride him around like a horse.
>>25593542>>25593560>Mousemind>>25593576>Like a puppy.Caucasian Shepherd puppies are fucking ADORABLE.
>>25593469Isolde, A motorcycle, Captured imperial one maybe? We try to draw her heraldry on it.Alek and Elsa, matching pair of Monoculars. (Or, animal calls of separate genders)Mortar squad? VODKA! DA! DA!Qyburn, a very nice black notebook and a very fine set of pensCap'n Davos, Ship in a bottle, a good replica of a fairly renowned pirate shipHeloise? Some sort of candy liquorRamirez? A good set of throwing knives.Tarin? Should we get her a good blade? Or something girly, which i feel she never got much of a chance to growing up.
>>25593560>>25593542Now, those are my kind of dogs. >>25593372... How do they taste? >>25593469I suggest we get a Voytek for the company. If there's one thing MSF, Diamond Dogs and FOXHOUND always lacked, it was a beer drinking bear.The Nocs for the sniper couple are a good idea.
>>25593469>Heloise: Nice girl with a big sweet tooth and looking for a companionship.There should be a crack seed shop somewhere.>Headcase: A bit of a loon, but highly talented at what he does.New boombox.
>>25593469..why not give Sam a winged pig? Have it named Not-Hans.I bet she'd love it.
>>25593469Sam: A kitten. if not, then a plushie of one.Tarin: bigger, less shiny knife.Brillant: a compassHeloise: A box of chocolates. Failing that, recipe book for sweets.Ramirez: a bigger machine gun.Julia: Superior engine for the tank.Aleksandr: a box of condoms. He's gonna need them. On a more serious note, get him two tickets to a show for him and Elsa.Elsa: A sexy nightgown for her (and her boyfriend). Or a puppy. I don't know.Headcase: perhaps a tool kit for the tank?Isolde: A new sword.Mortar Squad: More vodkaQyburn: A guard dog.Davos: A fish. Salt water. As a pet.
>>25593469>SamThe puppy idea is just too adorable to ignore.>HeadcasePerhaps a coffee mug?>IsoldeA jacket marking her as a member of the "I Stopped An Invasion By Challenging A Guy To A Duel" club.>Mortar SquadVodka, as was said previously.>QyburnA scholarly journal, maybe?>DavosA good bottle of wine.>and buymeniCaptcha's got the right idea.
>>25593637>Ramirez: a bigger machine gun.FG42, perhaps? With a bigass drum mag to make up for the poor capacity.
>>25593637The dinner and a show is nice, but there's the huge risk of her around this town.Oh! Let's russle up a projector and a Not-Charlie Chaplan movie and use parachute canvas to make a big screen out on the water!BOOM. Romantic as fuck Row-in movie theater.
>Sam: Adjutant and close friend. Very kidlike.As I've said a not!german shepherd or something akin to >>25593521 pic which I forget what there called (I want to say alaskan husky but not sure)>Tarin: Quiet and aloof. Trained killer.I'm not sure... books? I mean what do you get someone like this? Hmm... we still owe two more going outs for food... Maybe knifes? Like really nice ones.>Brillant: Nice guy with bad sense of direction.Geography Book... It's a joke.>Heloise: Nice girl with a big sweet tooth and looking for a companionship.Really special candy you can only get from Ustio. >Ramirez: Unstoppable force of nature.I have no idea.>Julia: Penny pincher who is much older than she looks.>Aleksandr: Shy but talented sniper who just picked up a girlfriend.A box of condoms.>Elsa: Aggressive and competent tracker who has a thing for Alek.A box of condoms.>Headcase: A bit of a loon, but highly talented at what he does.Some more music for his tank.>Isolde: A stereotypical knight.Saber with demons logo on it? I don't know if we can get this down in timely fashion...>Mortar Squad: Crazy drunk guys.More Vodka.>Qyburn: Brilliant inventor and just a bit mad.Clearly some really good booze. >Davos: Your salty old u-boat captain.Ship in a bottle kit.That's all I could come up with...
>>25593576Pretty much what I was typing. So this, tho not sure on the dog traveling all the time is hard on animals I hear. Maybe more like a really nice pen, environmental proof briefcase or something,
>>25593703>Julia: Penny pincher who is much older than she looks.Missed her, which I really don't know anyways.
>>25593469>Tarin: Quiet and aloof. Trained killer.Knives of some sort. Or another dinner.>Brillant: Nice guy with bad sense of direction.A compass.>Mortar Squad: Crazy drunk guys.Vodka.>Davos: Your salty old u-boat captain.Ship in a bottle.>Aleksandr: Shy but talented sniper who just picked up a girlfriend.A book on self confidence.>Elsa: Aggressive and competent tracker who has a thing for Alek.Two tickets to some romantic show.>Ramirez: Unstoppable force of nature.Baseball bat(?)>Qyburn: Brilliant inventor and just a bit mad.Fine wine.That's all I can think of.
>>25593637For some reason I can imagine us getting a dog for Qyburn then he starts making all sort of gadgets for him and ends up teaching him how to help out around the shop.
>Aleksandr: Shy but talented sniper who just picked up a girlfriend.Codom box. It is the only answer.
>>25593703>I want to say alaskan husky but not sureIt's either a Siberian Husky or an Alaskan Malamute. They look rather similar when they're that young so it's hard to tell. Malamutes are a bit larger when full grown, though.Personally though, I say a not!Caucasian Shepherd would be cool though. They're extremely loyal, and quite bright. Plus they're cute as puppies, and badass as adults.
Get Ramirez a throwing knifeMotherfucker could probably take on the entire imperial army with just that
>>25593729I was thinking corgi. Like from Cowboy Bebop. That dog was apparently pretty damn smart. Let's hope Qyburn makes a super intelligent attack dog out of it.
>>25593469Sam: People seem to want to get her a puppy, works for me.Tarin: get her a new knife, a kukri sounds good. Make sure it's a damn good knife, not a cheapo one.Brillant: A compass and a snazzy hat, I just think he'd look good in a hat. Or both.Heloise: A multitool, a pile of duct tape, and some caramel. Ramirez: The local equivalent of Sun Tzu's Art of War and a trench knife with his name his name on it.Julia: A comfy sweater and a model tank.Aleksandr: Two tickets to a show so he can take Elsa out on the town. A winter hat to remind him of home.Elsa: Some nice wine to share with Alek.Headcase: A music player and some recordsIsolde: A nice leather jacket with some heraldry on the back.Mortar Squad: Vodka, some more vodka, and Not-Russian literature.Qyburn: A very nice notebook, nice pens, some fine cigars.Davos: Ship, maybe a U-Boat, in a bottle, some fine cigars.For everyone get them really nice, soft, comfortable socks that they can march in without any discomfort. Socks are important.
>>25593756Caucasian Shepherd, longs cool, I don't see traveling well. I be okay with Husky truthfully.
>>25593469>Sam: Adjutant and close friend. Very kidlike.some kind of furry creature>Tarin: Quiet and aloof. Trained killer.something you can stab someone with>Brillant: Nice guy with bad sense of direction.and outdoorsman guide or something>Ramirez: Unstoppable force of nature.a light machine gun>Isolde: A stereotypical knight.Something Belkan>Mortar Squad: Crazy drunk guys.Alcohol>Qyburn: Brilliant inventor and just a bit mad.A bird>Davos: Your salty old u-boat captain.Cigars
>>25593814Guys guys, Out on the Town is Bad news for two Imperials.Even worse for the infamious Imperial sniper that had been killing Ustilians a few weeks ago.
>>25593814>Isolde: A nice leather jacket with some heraldry on the back.I do like this idea.
>>25593727>Sam: Adjutant and close friend. Very kidlike.Puppy.>Julia: Penny pincher who is much older than she looks.Money.>Headcase: A bit of a loon, but highly talented at what he does.Incense? He seems like he would like that stuff.>Isolde: A stereotypical knight.Motorcycle or sword.>Heloise: Nice girl with a big sweet tooth and looking for a companionship.Candy and recipe books.
>>25593756It's actually a Husky/Pomeranian crossbreed.
Puppies are typically not something you want to keep around a merc company. Constant movement and the like have to constantly watch after them.
>>25593860What about attack dogs?
>>25593860We have a U-boat that can be the good home for the pup.Until we rebuild Stormfuhrer Manor into our kickass Merc FoB
>>25593860Considering we have a ship full of men to keep an eye on him when we're out and about. I'm sure it will be fine and when s/he gets old enough train it into a attack dog.
>>25593898>train it into a attack dogthat can come with.
>>25593814>>25593576I think these two are on to something, but getting the snipers date tickets and such for town, I am against it.
>>25593837That's probably true. How about a nice picnic basket for Alek so he can take Elsa out on romantics picnics, and setting up a private showing of something. Maybe some nice gloves as he spends a lot of time outside waiting in the cold, fingers must get cold. Also, cologne for date nights.
>>25593860Squad 7 had that winged pig thing. Don't think it'll be too big of a problem.
>>25593887A dog isn't meant to live on a sub.
>>25593469OH RIGHT, I nearly forgot about Elizabeth, too!You need to get something for your resident superspy!
>>25593923Agreed on that... at least wait until we're out of this place before doing such a thing.
>>25593804Ein was kinda genetically engineered though.>>25593860We have a whole submarine. Also, it seems like we'll be building Mother Base soon.
>>25593932>>25593932>You need to get something for your resident superspy!A camera.
>>25593932Elizabeth! Right, I zoned that out.A warm scarf, some classic literature, and a camera.
>>25593814Pretty much this. What do you guys think of getting everyone like a necklace or something with the Demon's logo on it?
>>25593961I like it.
>>25593932>How to Guide on intercepting enemy communicationsJoking.
>>25593932get her a reminder of her homeland. Or a snowglobe, I dunno.
>>25593932Hmm, what would Elizabeth like? She's got a great hat already so that's out unless we can find her a better one. Maybe a scarf or something?
>>25593931They used to.
>>25593966That works for me.I also suggested getting everyone socks, because having good socks feels so nice.
>>25593932Ah! Superspy needs something!Quick, what can we get her that accidentally reminds her of her first kill and makes her break down crying?
>>25593988That's fucked up yo.
>>25593988A romance novel where the main character's name is Johan
>>25593966We still don't have a logo do we?>>25593923Get Alek a book on self confidence.>>25593988A teddy bear named Oswald.Though seriously we should just get her camera.
>>25593932Oh, wait, how about some puzzle? Like, math related or something of the sort.
>>25593971One of these days we need to send her out on infiltration instead of always just leaving her on radio duty. It could even net us some new stuff for Qyburn to tinker with.
>Sam: Get her a dog. Like a puppy.>Tarin: New, slightly exotic knife, Kukri based maybe. >Brillant: Best available compass.>Heloise: Just lots of candy + a book of sweets from around the world?>Ramirez: Trench knife>Julia: A comfy sweater and a model tank.>Aleksandr: Book on how to please a lady.>Elsa: Some nice wine to share with Alek.>Headcase: A music player and some records>Isolde: Motorcycle actually sounds like a good idea or perhaps A nice leather jacket with some heraldry on the back.>Mortar Squad: Lots of booze and Not-Russian literature.>Qyburn: A very nice notebook, nice pens, some fine cigars.>Davos: Whiskey, Ship, maybe a U-Boat, in a bottle, some fine cigars.Something like this?
>>25594040>>Aleksandr: Book on how to please a lady.No.
>>25594044You're forgetting Elizabeth.
>>25593469>Sam: Adjutant and close friend. Very kidlike.>Tarin: Quiet and aloof. Trained killer.Knives or something like a teddy bear.>Brillant: Nice guy with bad sense of direction.Compass>Heloise: Nice girl with a big sweet tooth and looking for a companionship.A few buckets of candy.>Ramirez: Unstoppable force of nature.Throwing knives.>Julia: Penny pincher who is much older than she looks.Pure cash baby pure cash.>Aleksandr: Shy but talented sniper who just picked up a girlfriend.A book on dating advise.>Elsa: Aggressive and competent tracker who has a thing for Alek.Fancy wine.Not sure here at all.>Headcase: A bit of a loon, but highly talented at what he does.Buy him a record player or new records.>Isolde: A stereotypical knight.First urge is a good quality sword if we can find one and it doesn't screw with her honor codes. Otherwise bike.>Mortar Squad: Crazy drunk guys.....This is a question? Vodka up this bitch.>Qyburn: Brilliant inventor and just a bit mad.If he drinks get some wine.>Davos: Your salty old u-boat captain.Nice good cigars.>ElizabethA wedding ring. Nah get her a nice warm scarf, Maybe a spy adventure novel just for laughs?>>25593887True. Still not a good place to keep something like that given a subs size even our very large sub. You try spending a few months with a dog crapping all over the place under water and see how you feel after a while. A attack dog however..But then we risk it dying and Sam crying over the poodle.
>>25594044Derp and of course Elizabeth's camera and scarf
>>25594040Yeah we really need to.
>>25594044Actually, just get Alek some Not!Russian literature as well.
>>25594044Kukris are best for hacking things to bits because they're basically an axeknife. Effective, but not exactly subtle like Tarin is. Something more along the lines of a mercy knife or stiletto would be best.
>>25594076Perhaps a good hunting knife? wasn't he a hunter at some point?
>>25594060>First urge is a good quality sword if we can find one and it doesn't screw with her honor codes. Otherwise bike.Dude, she already has a sword.A motorbike and a matching leather jacket would be far cooler.
>>25594097Sure, go with that then.Maybe a kukri.
>>25594100True just my first urge to give a lady that likes a fine sword. If we could find one better then what she has. Unlikely though so we most likely are going full Motorcycle on this joint.
>>25594017Thought we did but it could easily be retcon'd later. Tarin what about getting her like a ww2 shovel, those things are mean. CQC trench digging, multipurpose
>>25594060Since we're flat-out suggesting motorcyles at this point we might as well give Elsa a matching ATR.
>>25594100Do motorbikes even exist in this era?
>>25594058Get him the pair of Monoculars.He doesnt much need 'dating' advise, since just being himself seems to work for Else. if he starts doing the pickup artist, she might get pissed, Swipe his gun, and take off.Im still pushing the Isolde Motorcycle, since we've more than enough storage for it, and a motorcycle can be very handy. If we get one with a sidecar (or Qyburn eventually crafted a utility one), she can store her lance in it
Does Isolde have a cloak? If not or even so, we could get her a really nice cloak, with a hood for when it rains.
>Sam: Get her a dog. Like a puppy.>Tarin: New, slightly exotic knife, Kukri based maybe.(can still slit throats)>Brillant: Best available compass + geography book>Heloise: Just lots of candy + a book of sweets from around the world?>Ramirez: Trench knife>Julia: A comfy sweater and a model tank.>Aleksandr: A good hunting knife.>Elsa: Some nice wine to share with Alek.>Headcase: A music player and some records>Isolde: Motorcycle actually sounds like a good idea or perhaps A nice leather jacket with some heraldry on the back.>Mortar Squad: Lots of booze and Not-Russian literature.>Qyburn: A very nice notebook, nice pens, some fine cigars.>Davos: Whiskey, Ship, maybe a U-Boat, in a bottle, some fine cigars.>Elizabeth: Scarf and camera.Seems to be the suggestions so far, a bit unbalanced considering some want to give Isolde a motorbike.
>>25594167Yes, the attacking scouts from the previous mission were on some with armored cars as well.
>>25594167First motorcycle was invented in 1885 so I would hope so.
>>25594167Yes. We even faced off vs last thread I believe as part of the imp recon team.Also good luck Merc in picking through this mess.
>>25594167Yes.We can get her an Indian Scout 500.Or equivalent thereof.
>>25594188>Seems to be the suggestions so far, a bit unbalanced considering some want to give Isolde a motorbike.Well, considering she beat off an entire invasion on her lonesome...
>>25594209Or we can find one that's broken up and have her work on it as a pet project/hobby or something.
>>25594188I agree with you on the motorcycle thing, maybe coordinate with some of the rest of the Demons and get it for her as a group gift, partially to celebrate her knight punching prowess. If it's from the entire team it doesn't feel that out of line.
>>25594188>>Elsa: Some nice wine to share with Alek.Get her an ATR since we're getting Isolde a motorbike.
Too bad there aren't any cars in the area or we would have something worthy to call a dedicated troop transport instead of riding on top of a tank.
what about adding binocs to elsa's package and downgrade the bike for isolde to a busted one as a pet project to get working? Yes she did punch out a knight and so did we.
>>25594319Well stabbed him, correcting myself
>>25593469So, after several hours of harrowing shopping, you finally round up a number of items you think will make your squad happy.You find a large, exotic knife said to come from a nation beyond the Empire's eastern borders. It looks like some terrifying cross between a knife and sword, which you think would be a perfect gift for Tarin.As for Brillant, you get him a fancy compass, just to poke fun at his poor sense of direction. Who knows, it might come in handy!For Heloise, you buy a pack of Ustian candies, which are basically chocolates filled with a hazelnut paste. You're pretty sure she'd like it, and absolutely certain she'd find a way to reverse engineer it.Ramirez's gift is a bit of a tough one. What do you get a guy who's already pretty good at everything? You settle for an old EWI weapon that is some unholy union of a brass knuckle and trench. You're sure he'd get some laughs (and use) out of it.You don't even bother getting a gift for Julia. You might as well gift her ducats, since you have the feeling she's just going to pawn whatever you give her.Alek is a bit tricky, but you opt to get him a good hunting knife due to his background. Also, as a joke, you get the biggest box of condoms you can find.You get Elsa some wine, which would be useful in getting Alek to loosen up when she needs him to...Since Headcase had a thing for music, you get a new record player and a whole stack of records.For Isolde, you figure she must miss being able to ride around the countryside in style. Well, a tank is a bit out of your price range, but you see a surplus military bike that could act as a good stand in.For Elizabeth, you get the trashiest, pulpiest spy thriller you can find, and wrap it up in a very fuzzy scarf.You get Qyburn a very fancy notebook, with a very sturdy locking mechanism so people wouldn't be able to snoop in it.(cont)
>>25594307Honestly, I have been pushing to get some bloody half-tracks for us and the mortar teams yet nothing... from you people.
>>25594273Weren't we keeping Elsa on a no-weapons deal?
>>25594356Now that you mention it, where the hell do we buy these military grade vehicles? I mean you can't just find a half track anywhere! It could be possible we hijack one.
>>25594360Only in Ustio.
>>25594360Well she's pretty much confirmed for loyal now, so eh.
>>25594344Davos gets a special whiskey bottle with a model ship erected inside it. You're told that the ship inside is made out of wood that contributes to the flavor.And for your drunken mortar team... yeah you just get them more vodka. They seem easy to please like that.However, your final present proves troublesome. You've already decided to get Sam a puppy, but you're not sure how to handle it, consider she's right here with you.>Screw it, just give it to her now.>Tell her you'll get her a present, but you won't show it to her just yet.>Keep it a surprise. Time for some misdirection!>Other
>>25594384Gallia most likely as they sold us our first tank.
>>25594391And last I checked, we're still in Ustio.
>>25594401>>Keep it a surprise. Time for some misdirection!
>>25594360>>25594273Sam will not let her have a weapon just yet. Plus, you're not using this as an excuse to get a free ATR.
>>25594401>Keep it a surprise. Time for some misdirection!
>>25594401>>Keep it a surprise. Time for some misdirection!oh, yeah, surprise her.
>>25594401>>Keep it a surprise. Time for some misdirection!Hey Sam, look a squirrel!
>>25594401>Keep it a surprise. Time for some misdirection!Have her deliver some of the gifts.
>>25594356That's because we don't know where to buy one, the minute I see a delicious quad .50 half-track...
>>25594401>Keep it a surprise. Time for some misdirection!CHANNEL F/SA'S BLATHER UNLEASHER.
>>25594409First thing we do in Gallia, we buy a Half-track or Jeep from our employer.
>>25594401>Hey sam, you can ride some cant you? Take a few things and the motorcycle and ride back to the U-boat. If you can, walk it back and dont ride it onto the boat, we need to keep it a suprise you know? I've got a few more things to pick up myself.
>>25594401>Keep it a surprise. Time for some misdirection!>>25594422Thats half the reason I didn't add it, thought we had to pay for it.
>>25594422That's fine. Maybe we can really start up modern day sniper teams then. If she doesn't know already, have her learn how to call in arty and handle radio communication.
>>25594401Okay, we need two layers of deception on this one. First, we tell her that we need to get a few more gifts but we can handle it from here.She'll probably spy on us so we don't actually get the puppy yet, sneak around, pop into a jewelry store and ask for a bag with nothing in it and for them to pretend to put a necklace in it or something. Then we act like we didn't see her and pretend to head back, after that she should head back shortly, then we actually sneak off, lose ourself in a crowd, and get the puppy.
>Keep it a suprise. Time for some misdirection!"Well Sam, I think that's just abou- OH MY GOD, WHAT THE FUCK IS THAT!?"
>>25594344Aw, no camera for our superspy?
>>25594401You decide that it's a time for a bit of misdirection in order to keep Sam from figuring out what you're getting her. Sure, she'll most likely suspect something is up, but she'll never expect what you've got in mind for her, if you play your cards right."Damn, we're actually starting to get pretty loaded down here." You pant, setting down the bags. You don't really have to act much, you're actually pretty damn tired. "Hey Sam, how about you take what we god back to base, and I'll handle the rest of the shopping?""You sure, Cap? We don't have much left to get." Sam points out."Hey, I don't want to risk getting jumped by Sergeant McDouchebag while lugging all this stuff around. Just do this as a favor for me, please?""All right, fine." Sam sighs, taking your bags and slinging them into your borrowed jeep. "You need me to come back and pick you up?""Nah, I can find my own way back to base."With that, Sam gives you a salute and speeds off. You wait for several minutes to make sure she's really gone, and didn't just double back to tail you. Confident she's gone for good, you get to work, heading for the nearest pet store.But oh god, there's so many choices...>What kind of dog breed should you get? Remember it should be something Sam would like!
>>25594675I go with the siberian husky
>>25594675Corgi.But a Malamute is fine, too. Make sure it's a puppy.
>>25594675The largest mastiff we can find.
>>25594675Well, Sam seems to think bears are badass. So something cute but badass.
>>25594675>>25594695>siberian huskyI'll second that.
>>25594713This, guys its not about your favourite dog type. Its sam.
>>25594697>>25594714>MalamuteEither of those work for me.
>>25594675Husky.Huskies are awesome.
>>25594713Hence these guys.>>25593560>>25593542
>>25594695Going with the Siberian Husky.
>>25594735And a husky/malamute isn't cute and badass?Honest question.
>>25594675>>25594695I agree on the Not!Siberian Husky
>>25594695Siberian Huskies are a bitch on fire to train and handle. >>25594675Well Sam likes bears so we want one that will grow to be BIG.I'd go for a St. Bernard, it's big, it fits Gallia well, it's protective, practical, and adorable.
>>25594759Oh sure, I just wanted people to remember its for Sam. Not themselves
Ustia is a mountainous region isn't it? They should have some huge dogs.
>>25594675Large breed dog that Sam has mentioned liking.
>>25594807Man, I want the Husky but the St. Bernad sounds great as well.
>>25594828A big strong mountain dog sounds like a good bear dog choice.
>>25594675biggest breed available
When we give it to her we should say something like, "I couldn't get you a bear but, heres a BEARHUG and a puppy!"
>>25594675Something huge and bearlike.St Bernard/Tibetan Mastiff/Caucasian Shepard.
>>25594695Eeeeeeh, still going with the Husky.
>>25594675Actually, changing vote to fuckhuge Mastiff/Saint Bernard
>>25594446You mean The Shortcut?That involved some very lucky dice and nearly got us killed.>>25594675Caucasian Shepherd time. It is adorable, and when it's grown up she can ride it into battle like a fugging horse.
>>25594675Dunno about everyone else, but I like the Husky.
>>25594675Clearly late for the vote, but I would still vote for a german shepard such damn good dogs.But I'm okay with any of Husky types also...
>>25594675Some kind of big, strong, protective dog. St. Bernard, Leonberger, Caucasian Shepherd Dog, some variety of Mastiff, either English or Tibetan.I'd go for the St. Bernard or the Caucasian. Huskies are a bit small, and as much as I love them they're difficult dogs to deal with and they're meant to haul things, not act as guards. Also, it would not cope with staying within the sub, it would go fucking nuts. Other dogs could our lifestyle a lot better.
>>25594675Okay, so the consensus seems divided between these two choices:>Husky>Large breedFINAL ELIMINATION BATTLE GO
>>25595043Large breed. St. Bernard is the preferred choice.>/tg/- Dog breeding and Training
>>25595043>>Huskylike i said: Husky
>>25595043>Large breed!It feels more Gallian, and fits Sam better in my option.As I said here >>25594990 we've got choices within that.I prefer St. Bernard or Caucasian Shepherd Dog equivalent.
>>25594917That was hilarious though.Top grade hilarious.
>>25594990GIGANTIC BEAR-WOLF STEED.
>>25595116Until KinKaiser tried to murder our mongrel ass for messing with him.Polite sage for off topic.
>>25595043>>HuskyBecause Huskies are cool.
>>25594990>>25595132Something like this
>>25595043Large breed fit's Sam better.
>>25595043>>Husky>>25595182That's rather subjective.
>>25595043>>Large breedDOG MUST BE STRONG LIKE BEAR, AND FLUFFY LIKE GIANT TEDDY BEAR
>>25595193A BUSKYI'm sure Qyburn can genetically engineer it.
>>25595043Large Breed.Make sure it's a puppy.
>>25595202We have more stuff pointing towards big and fluffy than your husky, which I bet half of people are just voting on because THEY want one.
>>25595208would get her a bear dog, but those are extinct.
>>25595220Husky voter here. My favorite breed of dog is Golden Retriever, but I'm voting husky because I have seen one absolutely thrash a dog much bigger than it and go on like nothing happened. "Badass" doesn't mean "big."
>>25595180if they are a possibility then my vote is for them, just imagine the terror we will inspire if we have Sam ride around the battlefield carrying her lance on one of them, blowing tanks up while the beast has a still struggling imp in its jaws
>>25595218>>25595233http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bear_dogIf we find Qyburn a fossil, maybe he can resurrect one?If it works in Pokémon, it must be true, right?>Inb4 RAGNITE NOVA SIX ZOMBIE BEAR DOGS
>>25595269Maybe not, but it certainly doesn't hurt and its closer to the bear, again.
>>25595291Obviously what we need to do is have Qyburn build a dimensional portal to Avatar and grab a polar bear dog.
>>25595269And you see cats attack big dogs all the time, its not an amazing feat only the huskey is capable of. Plus a large dog is more likely to keep people away in the first place should it come to fighting.
>>25595043>tfw when the choice of what breed of dog to get Sam nets as many votes as any of the shipping choices>Damnit, guysYou figure since Sam has a thing for bears, you'll get her the biggest, meanest, and fluffiest dog that you can find."Ah, then you would like this one!" The elderly pet store owner pulls a fat little ball of fluff out of one of the holding pens. "These little guys can grow as big as bears! The mountainfolk love this breed since it's good at chasing away mountain predators like bears and mountain lions. Very nice, intelligent, and excellent guard dogs.""I guess that'll do." You nod.You manage to catch a taxi back to the base, careful to make sure that you keep the puppy hidden away from prying eyes, especially Sam. There were few people around here who could be trusted to keep the secret.So how do you want to handle the gift giving?>Let's get this out of the way and give the puppy to Sam first.>Save the puppy for last and give out everybody else's presents first.>Other
>>25595311Unless those people have guns.Which means it's simply a bigger target.
>>25595330>Save the puppy for last and give out everybody else's presents first.kind of disappointed not getting the husky, but whatever.
>>25595334Yes, thank you for that amazingly insightful comment.
>>25595330>>Save the puppy for last and give out everybody else's presents first.
>>25595330>Save the puppy for last and give out everybody else's presents first.
>>25595330>>Save the puppy for last and give out everybody else's presents first.NOOOOOOOOOOOOO!
>>25595311When a big-angry dog attacks a cat, they either run or die. If a cat chases a dog away, it's because the dog wanted to play and the cat wasn't having any of that shit.
>>25595330>Save the puppy for last and give out everybody else's presents first.Make Sam wonder what we got for her.
>>25595330>Save the puppy for last and give out everybody else's presents first."SQUEE!" inbound in 3, 2,...
>>25595330Save it for last. That way we get the obligatory find the dog episode.
Dogwars are the new waifuwars.
>>25595363While the guy might have been a bit off with the cat, he has a point about the huskey not being the only smaller dog to beat off larger ones. I believe the saying is ''its not about the size of the dog in the fight, but the fight inside the dog'' ? or some such
>>25595418Mastiff-kun is best doggu-chan.
>>25595421"the size of the fight inside the dog" I believe. I think the reasoning was that Sam sees big giant things as badass, hence why we went big.
>>25595418Mikan > Sylviana
>>25595418We fight the wars we want to fight, son!
>>25595421>its not about the size of the dog in the fight, but the fight inside the dogOvchankas take on grizzly bears and win.
>>25595473Oranges are not dogs.
>>25595487Hey I'm one of the large dog guys, just saying the whole cat thing was probably a bit off.
>>25595490That's what you think.
>>25595505>Pembroke Welsh Corgi>not superior Cardigan Welsh CorgiPembroke Pig Disgusting
>>25595505Look at that adorable little rascal.
How long until we can upgrade the uniforms?
>>25595330You decide to hold onto the puppy for last. You rope in a random Vergeltung crewman to hold onto the puppy for you, giving him a hundred credits for the trouble, and threatening him with a very painful death if he let Sam see it.Afterwards, you manage to gather the Demons n the barracks."Well, everybody," You say, standing proudly at the center of the room. "to celebrate the holiday, as well as your holiday plans... PRESENTS FOR EVERYBODY. Because honestly, you are all amazing people and you all deserve this much!"Tarin picks up her new exotic knife, her eyes picking up an evil gleam to them. You already pity the poor Imp she's going to test it on.Brillant just sighs when he gets his compass, with the other Demons getting a goodhearted laugh at his expense.Heloise squees upon seeing the chocolate hazelnut candies, popping one into her mouth as she tries to determine the ingredients.Ramirez whistles as he see the EWI trench knife/knuckle, and gives it a few practice swings.Julia carefully slides the envelope of ducats into her pocket.Alek likes the knife, but turns a bright shade of red when he finds its buried inside a large box of condoms. He slams the lid shut as everyone gets a good laugh at him. Elsa, with the wine bottle in hand, slides up next to Alek and whispers something reassuring in his ear, which only serves to make his face even redder.Headcase nods sagely at the new record player you got him, and immediately sets it up so it can play right away. You can already tell he's figuring out ways to bolt it onto Kilroy.Isolde looks like she's about to cry again when she sees the motorcycle. She finally has a mighty steed to ride again.Elizabeth sees the scarf-wrapped book and smiles, stating the title of the book you got her and thanking you, since she hasn't been able to read it yet. You don't even try to think how she figured it out.(cont)
>>25595505>that fucking face
>>25595643Qyburn's already putting that notebook to good use. You're not sure what wonderful and terrible designs he's drawing in it, but you're sure you'll find out soon.Davos doesn't say anything when he sees his gift, but he has the most bemused expression in the world.The mortar team.. is the mortar team. They're already hammered drunk."Okay, Cap." Sam approaches you from behind. "What did you get me? It's damn obvious you didn't want me to find out earlier.">PUPPIES!>Hey, wait, what about MY present?>Other
Not to be a total downer during the Feast of All Spirits, but besides going to Gallia, kicking the GRA's ass into next week, finding ourselves a permanent HQ, buying some actual troop transport vehicles from our supplier (i.e. half-tracks, armoued cars, jeeps, etc.), and sending an explosive "F YOU!" to the doorstep of Castle Gassenarl, what are we actually doing there?
>>25595671Puppy Tim-hey where is it?
>>25595671"Close your eyes." Then we sic the dog on her.
>>25595671>Other"A gift? For you? But Sam, you get the greatest gift of all, the eternal pleasure of my company."Give the signal to the person hiding the puppy, pull her into a massive bear hug so she can't see anything behind us, and have the puppy brought out so the first thing she sees when we release her is the puppy.
>>25595672Sounds like we have a long of shit to do as is. We're good for time being.>>25595671>Hey, wait, what about MY present?One last misdirection. Go off and get the puppy as she freaks out about this. (hopefully)
>>25595672Taking over the Empire.
>>25595727>>25595722Oh that's good too.
>>25595722Oh, I LIKE this.
>>25595643>Isolde looks like she's about to cry again when she sees the motorcycleThat was Exactly what i was aiming for! Beautiful tears of joy from war spoils, it was the perfect result!Little bummed the Hiss/Her monoculars didnt get picked up, but...Time For Pooch!
>>25595722I like how you think
>>25595722Oh man, this is perfect.
>>25595671>>Hey, wait, what about MY present?
>>25595722Changing to this
>>25595671"A gift? For you? But Sam, you get the greatest gift of all, the eternal pleasure of my company." You then pick up Sam in a big bear hug. Meanwhile, you surreptitiously wink at the crewman holding the puppy and he rushes forward while Sam is distracted."But no, that's not the real present. Your real present is PUPPIES."You put Sam down and spin her around to show her the new puppy. You swear you can see Sam's eyes widen to the size of dinner plates and she gives the most high pitched squeal possible."OHMYGODHESSOCUUUUUUTE!"Her squeal catches the attention of the other Demons. These hardened war veterans and borderline psychotic killers, who've faced the horrors of war on the battlefield for years, are competely sucked in by the infectious cuteness that is PUPPIES."Thankyouthankyouthankyou!""Heh, it's no problem." You grin.>Suggest a name for the puppy.>Let Sam name it.>Other
>>25595917>>Let Sam name it.Her pup, her name.
>>25595917>>Let Sam name it.I liked her bear name so yeah.
>>25595672>what are we actually doing there?The same thing we do everywhere, Sam. Try to take over the world.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LiYcnCv_WGg
>>25595917>Let Sam name it.Her pup.
>>25595917>Let Sam name it.We would name in something unnecessarily long and German.
>>25595917>Let Sam name it.And pet that puppy, pet it good.
>>25595917>Let Sam name it.It is her pup now
>>25595917>Let Sam name it.
>>25595917>Let Sam name it.I'm sure she'll come up with something fitting.
>>25595917>>Suggest a name for the puppy.WolfgangBeethovenFangCliffordBenji
>>25595917>>Let Sam name it.
>>25595917>Let Sam name it.It's her gift after all.
>>25595917"So what are you gonna name him?" You ask."Wojtek!" Sam says."Of course." You roll your eyes. "Voytek's twin brother?""He kinda looks like him, doesn't he?"Consider this breed of dog is supposed to chase down bears, you figure it would be pretty damn bearlike itself."Oh right, and on the way back the base, I kinda got you something too..." Sam blushes slightly. "Close your eyes!">Close em!>Pretend to close them and then counterattack!>Other
>>25596065>Close em!Keep it a surprise.
>>25596065Is it bad my first thought was 'She's going to kiss us'?>Close 'em!
>>25596065>Close em!People, be nice.
>>25596065>>Close em!YES! WOJTEK I LOVE YOU!!!!
>>25596065>Close em!Oh god
Rolled 15, 8, 2, 14, 14 = 53>>25596065>Close em!
>>25596065>>Close em!And Sam continues to win in my book...
>>25596065>Close em!I wonder what it is.
>>25596065>Close em!Give her this one. I wonder if she's going to kiss us, she is blushing.
>>25596081My thought as well.
Rolled 8>>25596128Let's see what the dice gods think.
>>25596081>>25596121>>25596128...I am ok with this.
Rolled 18>>25596128>>25596145Apparently not.
>>25596148Same, but then again I'm one of the guys who think once we solved things with Karla, depending on how it goes: Sam is the best choice. Anyway lets not argue that.
>>25596148Right in front of everybody?
>>25596192It's Sam. If she did kiss us it'd be on the cheek or a light peck. I'd be fine with that.
>>25596173Sam is best, as I'm a sucker for a reliable, cute XO that obviously diggs us. But then again that is pretty cliche romance option, I think reconciliation with Karla could be a lot more original and interesting if it is done properly, and only handled carefully.
>>25596065>That moment when it's boxing gloves, so we can train our Knight-punching skills.
>>25596232High-quality knuckle dusters for our boxing match with Eric?
>>25596232That would be awesome.Or even, duelling boxing gloves. Two similar pairs, for more dapper pugilism.
>>25596275Fucker is rolling for this. I don't like that.
>>25596275Oh shit, it IS a seduction roll!
>>25596227>saying going with a dependable XO is more cliched than basically pining over a failed romance.I don't want Jager ending up like Dante Hicks who took a real long time to get over the fact that things with Catlin never worked out and will never worked out (dead guy in the bathroom nonwithstanding)
>>25596248should probably have the letters P I T tattooed on one fist and F O O L on the other.
>>25596248Boxing gloves with built in knuckleduster-flamethrowers (so we have a means of lighting the tank we'll be fighting on top of on fire).Captcha: lesAnyo strongYes, we will be strong with boxing-knuckleduster-flamethrower-gloves.
>>25596275We find ourselves holding what appears to be a live pig.
>>25596304No, what appears to be a live bear.
>>25596299correction: P I T Y
>>25596304I would laugh if she got us a husky.
>>25596342So, does that mean we can start a dog sledding team when this is all over?
>>25596370No, that's a death flag.
>>25596370We can make them war hounds.
>>25596370Valkyrian Dog Sledders Quest
>>25596394YES! We have our next side-chapter.
>>25596385Cry havok and let loose the pups of wars.
>>25596370So, instead of being me, Jaeger chooses to be Solid Snake?
She probably got us a dueling pistol seeing as the Demons bested the Belkan Knights through Fists, and Sabres. Now that the Knights know that we are capable Fistfighters and swordsmen, they might as try pistol dueling to try to beat us.
>>25596289That would be one incorrect and boring way to do it, I think there are some interesting ways she could redeem herself, but I'd rather wait and see what happens. Which is why I like keeping the middle road and holding off on who we pick until the last minute because honestly I don't really care who we end up choosing.
>>25596394I'd read it.
>>25596232>>25596272You motherfuckers, CORRECTLY GUESSING MAH GIFTS.>>25596275You close your eyes, half expecting Sam to use this chance to kiss you, and honestly, you're not sure how to feel about that. However, that kiss never comes."Okay! You can open them!" Sam says cheerfully.You open your eyes to see Sam dangling a two pairs of pristine boxing gloves."I sorta figured since you liked using your fists so much, you could get something to train them with." She grins.>Wow... I don't know what to say...>Thank her>Kiss her>Other
>>25596426Give her a huge hug and thank her.
>>25596426>Wow... I don't know what to say...>Thank her
>>25596426>>Wow... I don't know what to say...Thanks Sam!, promise to punch out more knights for you
>>25596426>Thank her... with a Bear Hug Part Two: The Hugging
>>25596426As much as I wanna say kiss her..>other: HUG!
>>25596426>>Thank herAs much as I like her, kissing her would be too rash.
>>25596426Give the girl some more hugs. Bitches love hugs.
>>25596426>Wow... I don't know what to say...The visceral pleasure that is gained by cracking skulls is only hindered by gloves.
>>25596426>Wow... I don't know what to say...>Thank herWhy wasn't it huskies...
>>25596490I share your pain
>>25596426Put on the gloves first.Then pull her into a bear hug, spin her around a few times, and thank her for being the best XO we could ever ask for.
>>25596289You've pulled the Dante Hicks line before, but here's the thing. Dante was deluded about the Caitlin relationship. It was NEVER as good as he remembers, he was just nostalgia goggling.
>>25596571I don't know what shows you've been watching, but the honest, hard working, sensible girl almost always loses.
>>25596571Yes and the thing with Karla might risk this.I'm too busy imagining Clerks in the VC universe
>>25596596Very true in most things, and usually to some other girl pushed as the main.
>>25596571We don't have any evidence that that is the case with Jaeger either but that's not exactly a counter argument. The childhood flashback showed that Jaeger seemed a little uncomfortable with Karla's behavior but that's not much to go off of, especially since it was before their relationship.
>>25596620usually a bitchy tsundere, right?
Well, until we get the whole picture on what the hell Karla is up to, I guess we'll have to try to balance our feelings of Sam and the ambiguity of Karla just like what Jager is doing right now.
>>25596596Well that's was the romance winner in VC1. Of course she was also a super sue, but she was that cute, reliable XO.
>>25596426HAHA, Merc Command!I see everything you do.
>>25596633One of them or a sickly moeblobish type (Key productions).>>25596672She was also a Valkyur who assumed the full role 1-2 times.
>>25596639My thoughts exactly
>>25596426Do we get any kind of bonus with the gloves or is it just an extra way to kill time.
>>25596724Maybe a STR bonus after a certain amount of time using them.
>>25596724+1 tough or something from training would be cool.
>>25596602The comparison rings hollow, because Caitlin regularly cheated on Dante, AND it was stupid high school dating bullshit.What Karla and Jager had was clearly a much more serious relationship, and to the extent of Jager's (and our) knowledge she was always faithful.>I'm too busy imagining Clerks in the VC universeWell then, try to imagine Chasing Amy in the VC universe for a moment. Remember Bob's story. He fucked up his one chance at real happiness, at "true love" if that's your thing. While the magnitude is far different (Amy just had a menage a troi in the past and Bob couldn't handle that, really not to the same degree), he fucked it up because he didn't want to listen, he just felt hurt, and wanted to hurt back.
>>25596747Tough is our primary stat and agility is our secondary stat. I think +1 to Str from training would be best to actually modify our melee damage.
>>25596426You don't even have words to thank her with. Instead, you just pick up Sam with another huge bear hug."Thanks a lot, Sam." You say."Aw, it was nothing." Sam giggles.And for one of the few times since your home was destroyed, you feel genuinely HAPPY. Here with Sam and the Demons, you feel as you've gotten back a bit of what you lost back then, and that feeling is tremendous.You only wish that it could last forever.---MEANWHILE, on the other side of the continent...You are ARTYA. A Darcsen student at the Lanseal Military Academy in Gallia.The last few months at Lanseal have been... interesting to say the least. One good thing was that there was loot everywhere! Gallia was a wonderful place, where people just kept leaving stuff lying around unattended. However, you have to remain vigilant with your loot, as you heard there's been a chain of thefts around the school recently, and they haven't caught the culprit yet. You've got to keep your eyes open.Anyways, you've been fighting Gallian rebels alongside your friend Matthew Wellings. You like him a lot. He's nice and never gives you any issues with how you dress or wear your mask, and he makes sure that the other students don't make fun of you for it.Also of note was the conclusion of the schoolwide Laevatein Cup. Class Z did not participate, as Novak stated that he didn't want "the other classes knowing what they were capable of". However, you and Matt watched them together anyways, and you would be lying if didn't feel a bit of perverse glee at seeing Class A lose against Class G in the finals. You never did like Strawberry Bitchtits much.However, you seemed to notice that after her defeat, Bitchtits seemed to mellow out, or at least she didn't go out of her way to antagonize you any more. In fact, you've been hearing from Magari that Bitchtits -no- Julianna has actually been acting much nicer in general.(cont)
>>25596802>you have to remain vigilant with your loot, as you heard there's been a chain of thefts around the school recently, and they haven't caught the culprit yet.Never change, Artya.
>>25596802Also, today is the Feast of all Spirits. Matt told you it was a day for lovers to confess their feelings to each other, enemies to reconcile their differences.Well, who's to say you can't do both in one day?>Get a present for Matt first.>Reconcile with Julianna first.>Other
>>25596802AND WE WILL KEEP HER ALICE SO SHE AND ZERI CAN MAKE LITTLE PINK AND BLUE HAIRED BABIES TOGETHER!
>>25596802Does Artya not know the difference between looting and stealing?
>>25596834>>Get a present for Matt first.go with matt>Reconcile with Julianna first.Well, the grudgematch has to end at some point
>>25596834>>Get a present for Matt first.>>Reconcile with Julianna first.In that order
>>25596834>Get a present for Matt firstThe perfect present, that requires no exchange of material wealth. We simply take off our mask and let him see our face for a bit.
>>25596834>Get a present for Matt first.This can be potentially the most time-consuming, and should be gotten out of the way first. Make sure to keep it well hidden, though.
>>25596839She can't comprehend people willingly leaving stuff unattended.
>>25596834>Reconcile with Julianna first.Get the bad out of the way first.
>>25596802>One good thing was that there was loot everywhere! Gallia was a wonderful place, where people just kept leaving stuff lying around unattended. However, you have to remain vigilant with your loot, as you heard there's been a chain of thefts around the school recently, and they haven't caught the culprit yet. You've got to keep your eyes open.Oh god dammit girl...>>25596834>Get a present for Matt first.This needs to be done first.>Reconcile with Julianna first.This can happen later.
>>25596834>>Get a present for Matt first.
>>25596834Uhm, is anybody else reading this as Artya has a crush on Matt?
>>25596834>Get a present for Matt firstThe cool thing is we're shopping for ourself! What do you want Matt to have, /tg/? Oh wait this might take a while.
>>25596900It did sound like that from the writing,yeah
>>25596834>Get a present for Matt first
Maybe we can reconcile with Juliana with a gift that we could happen upon while looking for Matt's gift.
>>25596900Yes and... ?
>>25596834>Reconcile with Julianna first.Gotta protect Strawberry Milk so she can put her useless meats to use nursing Zeri's babies.
Who wants to raid R&D for a prototype super scope?
>>25596900Is that a problem?
>>25596945>she interprets it as us confessing to her
>>25596948Was just checking to make sure I wasn't delusional. I have no problems with it.
>>25596972I don't think anyone minds
Is there anyway the we can somehow dick over Avan in this? Seeing as how it's like our favorite thing to do.
>>25597002Maybe we "requisition" one of the gifts that he was going to give to someone.
>>25597002I think that might be going too far as while he is a buffoon, one would have a hard time arguing against his general leading and combat ability.
>>25597019Agreed, he's a surprisingly talented idiot with enough problems.
I just remembered. Do you think the Demons will ever meet Felix from VC3? By the end of the game, he became a traveling mercenary.
>>25596834>Reconcile with Julianna first.Teach her the way of the loot.
>>25597036Honestly, my only problem with him is that he never DEVELOPS.He had the potential to be a really good character, moving from a dim-witted oaf, into being a clever and well-spoken leader of warriors. Instead, he stays the same idiot all the way through.
>>25597048I dunno but if we were to meet a VC3 character, he'd be the most likely one, though the man's totally inept with women.
>>25596834You decide to find a present for Matt first. To be honest, you weren't all that enthusiastic about confronting Julianna.The thing is... what should you get?>Try to think of something yourself.>Alicia might know. Let's ask her!>Other
>>25596834>Get a present for Matt first.
>>25597193>Try to think of something yourself.There is no way this can go wrong.
>>25597193>Alicia might know. Let's ask her!>Totally just don't want more bread
>>25597193>>Alicia might know. Let's ask her!Ask some womanly advice.
>>25597193>>Alicia might know. Let's ask her!
>>25597193>Alicia might know. Let's ask her!>Also loot some bread
>>25597193>Alicia might know. Let's ask her!NB4 she's picking out something for Mac.
>>25597193>Alicia might know. Let's ask herAlthough I'm all for looting a nice piece of gear for a sniper from R&D.
>>25597193>>Try to think of something yourself.Something from the heart and not some advice.Honestly you have no idea how toxic girl to girl advice can be.>>25597216last time I checked she wasn't exactly a typical woman.
>>25597225Fuck, I derped. I thought we were talking about meltdown.
>>25597193>Try to think of something yourself.OOH! We should get him a pair of those mittens with a trigger finger! Soldiers in WWII loved them, because gloves just weren't warm enough, but mittens with a trigger finger let them keep warm while still being able to fight.
>>25597193>Try to think of something yourself.
>>25597260What if Matt gets us a nice scarf. We could recon in cold climates all day.
>>25597295didn't Brillant give Artya a scarf already?
>>25597311Yeah that slipped my mind.
I should remind you guys that the Feast takes place in August, so winter clothing is a bit out of season.
>>25597335Are you saying that she can't loot and or make some winter clothing in time?
>>25597335Damn. Well...As >>25597260, I'll switch to>>25597193>Alicia might know. Let's ask her!Because I can't think of anything practical that he doesn't already have.
>>25597335Winter clothing is never out of season.
>>25597193> Alicia might know!
>>25597335Get Matt a bikini.
>>25597408A bit late as the Pool episode happened in July, but oh well.
Why not just get him a gas mask?
>>25597408No, we'll get Mac a bikini because we heard him talk about how much he loves them, but Matt gets something else.
>>25597436I second this.You can never be sure when the enemy may use gas.
>>25597437I'm okay with this.
>>25597193Well, since Alicia is married, it makes sense that she would know how to handle situations like this, right? It seemed like she and Welkin were really happy together, too.Plus, you could always get some more of her bread. Goddamn was it good.You move quickly down the halls. Fortunately for you, most of the students are out on the main campus for the fair, leaving the school buildings rather empty. You don't want to run into Matt just yet, at least not without your present.Fortunately for you, Alicia is in the store, tending to several loaves of bread. You're barely at the door when she looks up to greet you. She had some pretty sharp senses."Oh, Artya, what brings you in today?" Alicia asks.>I REQUIRE ASSISTANCE>I'M TOTALLY JUST HERE FOR BREAD WITH NO ULTERIOR MOTIVES>Other
>>25597437That is freaking hilarious, and I can't think of any good reason for Artya not to do it.
>>25597436It'll make him invincible. Or whatever the reason Artya wears it is.
>>25597462>>I REQUIRE ASSISTANCEget to the point
>>25597462>>I REQUIRE ASSISTANCE
>>25597462Where can we buy a gas mask?
>>25597462>I REQUIRE ASSISTANCE
>>25597462>I REQUIRE ASSISTANCE>I'M TOTALLY JUST HERE FOR BREAD WITH NO ULTERIOR MOTIVES, SERIOUSLY THAT STUFF IS AWESOME
>>25597462>I'M TOTALLY JUST HERE FOR BREAD WITH NO ULTERIOR MOTIVES...>I REQUIRE ASSISTANCE!!
>>25597462>NO ULTERIOR MOTIVESGetting flustered? Might be cute.
>>25597462>I'M TOTALLY JUST HERE FOR BREAD WITH NO ULTERIOR MOTIVES...>HELP?
>>25597516Yeah this, remember she talks with written notes.
>>25597516Changing to this.
>>25597462how does Artya comprehend the notion of giving something away? can she deal with reverse looting?
>>25597605She came from a community where people had to share to survive, I'm sure its simple.
>>25597692>shareSee that's the key word there. It's going to be community property between the two of them.
>>25597722I don't think thats too bad, do you?
>>25597516This so much.
>>25597739No. I'm good.
>>25597462I'M TOTALLY JUST HERE FOR BREAD WITH NO ULTERIOR MOTIVES. You write."Mhm." Alicia nods with a knowing smile. There's several seconds of awkward silence before you continue.HELP?"You're trying to figure out what you want to give a friend for Feast of All Spirits, don't you?" Alicia asks. Extremely observant.You nod."Well," Alicia leans forward on the counter, "In my opinion, it doesn't matter what you give your friend. What matters is if your friend can tell you've put your heart and soul into the gift you're giving them."EXPLAIN FURTHERAlicia laughs. "What I'm trying to say is that what you give your friend doesn't matter as long as you can show him that you care deeply for him."You nod, still trying to get your head around it."But, if you really want me to give a suggestion, how about a Darcsen Doll? I know you wear one under your poncho for good luck. How about you make your own for your friend?" Alicia smiles sadly. "A dear friend of mine used to do the same thing.">YES!>I WAS THINKING OF SOMETHING ELSE...>Other
>>25597761>>YES!But, as an alternative:>OtherShow your face.
>EXPLAIN FURTHERBahahaha!>YES!Might take some explaining though
>>25597761>>YES!I remember the end of Micett's classmate mission with her A) smiling which is pretty cute and B) giving her doll to Avan.
>>25597761>YES!This is a great idea.
>>25597761>YES!Fuck, how did I forget about those.
>>25597761>YES!and make sure the doll has a little gas mask to go along with it
>>25597821Yeah, it MUST have the gas mask!that'll make it nice and unique.
>>25597761>YES!What effect do events like these have on possible potentials. Also, did Isolde gain some kind of potential when she regained her honor? It's seemed appropriate.
>>25597761>THANK YOU FOR YOUR ADVICE. I WILL REFLECT UPON YOUR WORDS BEFORE MAKING MY DECISION.>MAY I ALSO HAVE SOME BREAD?
>>25597843>MAY I ALSO HAVE SOME BREAD?DAMMIT! Get some bread before we leave.
>>25597843Still going with yes, but seconding >Other beg for bread.
>>25597869>>25597843How could we forget! Bread bread bread.
>>25597821and then, when he least suspects it, take of the actual mask.
>>25597876>>25597879>>25597885Now I'm imagining Artya cackling on top of a pile of bread
>>25597928oh, shit. THAT anime.
>>25597761>DO YOU KNOW WHERE ABANDONED GAS MASKS ARE? I AM CURIOUS FOR UNRELATED REASONS
>>25597925I think you are a bit too eager to reveal her face prematurely.
>>25597950That might be wroth asking for a pet project later.
>>25597927Alicia's bread is probably worth it's weight in gold. Plus edibles are worth much more than money to a scavenger like Artya.
>>25597928Could it be... that you don't know why people eat bread?
>>25597928Gotta get your meals in while you can, man.
>>25597761YES! You write down excitedly."Here, I got some spare cloth you can use." Alicia smiles. "On the house!"With Alicia's help, you manage to craft a little Darcsen Doll in your own image, complete with a miniature gas mask. You actually don't remember how you made that in the flurry of manic activity, but it looks damn cool."See? It's perfect!" Alicia says happily.THANK YOU VERY MUCH ALICIA! CAN I PLEASE HAVE YOUR BREAD, PLEASE?"Of course! How much."ALL OF IT"Oh Artya..." With your objectives complete, all that's left is to find Matt.>roll 1d20
>>25598019The ''Oh Artya...'' made me laugh>>25598025Aw yeah. We da scout.
>>25598029well at least it's not the least positive integer.
>>25598025...He was just looking for some bread, wasn't he?
>>25598025In fact, you don't even have to go looking for him. You actually run straight into him as he walks into the store."Ooof! Oh, hey Artya!" Matt grins. "I thought I'd find you here. I was trying look for you to give you your present...">Steal the initiative! Tactical gift giving strike!>See what his gift is.>Other
>>25598059>Steal the initiative! Tactical gift giving strike!
>>25598059>>Steal the initiative! Tactical gift giving strike!FTW
>>25598059>Steal the initiative! Tactical gift giving strike!OH HELL NO! He does not get to go first! Punk. Trying to steal our thunder.
>>25598059>Steal the initiative! Tactical gift giving strike!Tactical gift incoming!
>>25598059>Steal the initiative! Tactical gift giving strike!Go go go!
Rolled 10>>25598059>OBJECTIVE 1: ACQUIRE LOOT
>>25598059>Steal the initiative! Tactical gift giving strike!Just shove it into his hands all awkward-like.
Why do I see Alicia with the most amused smile as she watches this...
I wonder if the bread limit rule was set up for Artya and not Avan (Lotte's paper references a student A, though she notes "From Class G", dunno about here)
>>25598059>Steal the initiative! Tactical gift giving strike!Only love can distract us from loot!
>>25598059On pure instinct, you grab your freshly made doll and awkwardly shove it into Matt's hands. He's a bit confused at first, but quickly catches on."Wow, thanks Artya. It's awesome! And it really does look a lot like you!" He grins and clips the doll to his belt. "So that means you'll always be watching my back, huh?"Thank god you're wearing that mask, or else Matt would've been able to see you blushing furiously. You just nod in response to him."Anyways, I guess I should give you my gift now..." Matt laughs awkwardly, a bit uncertainly. He gives you a small, wrapped package which you immediately tear open. Inside you find a brand new gas mask... with little protrusions on the top that look suspiciously similar to cat ears...>...WHAT>THIS. IS. AWESOME!>Other
>>25598059>TACTICAL GIFT PACKAGE INCOMING
>>25598167>>...WHAT>>THIS. IS. AWESOME!
>>25598167>...WHAT>THIS. IS. AWESOME!All the above. Amusing and wut worthy.
>>25598167>...WHAT>THIS. IS. AWESOME!
>>25598167>I- (crumple)>WHAT- (crumple)>HOW DID YOU- (crumple)>WHERE WOULD YOU EVEN- (crumple)>THIS IS SO AWESOME!>THANK YOU!
>>25598167Slowly.Take your mask off.Take in several deep breaths, of unobstructed air.Then put on your new gas mask, look up to him through your new lenses, and hold up a note that says, "Thank You."
>>25598167>>...WHATNo offense Matt, but that's a stupid present.
Rolled 5>>25598167>THIS. IS. AWESOME. >Other call him a pervert
>>25598167>THIS. IS. AWESOME!>SWITCH TO IT WHEN HE ISN'T LOOKING
>>25598167>>THIS. IS. AWESOME!
>>25598188>>25598167Changing vote to this.
>>25598188Thisand if I'm reading that image correctly, the original concept was to have Isara be a sniper?
>>25598167This >>25598188And then turn away from him, change gasmasks, and then give him a hug.
>>25598188>>25598187After reading this I must support it.
>>25598188I like it.
>>25598167So I'm seeing a lot of Artya and Matt and Class Z and stuff.Where the Hell is mah Shy Darcsen Engineer?
>>25598189Not yet. It's not safe here. And it's not the right time.You know that weird thing Japanese have about a girl's first kiss? I can't help but picture Artya being kinda like that about showing someone her face.
>>25598262I just got a mental image of Artya and matt married in ten years and it turns out she still keeps the bloody thing on even during the honeymoon.
>>25598189Good concept, but perhaps its a bit too public where we are.>>25598188Going with this.
>>25598185Changing to >>25598215
>>25598215>Alicia catches a glimpse of her face. Shocked by her beauty. Gives Matt a thumbs up.
>>25598289That's a bit too far, but it probably IS a big deal to her. Like, the first time she takes it off it'll be in a secluded, secure place where she knows nobody's going to see it, and it'll only be for a little while, maybe long enough for a brief kiss if she's feeling brave.
>>25598248Sorry, time crunch means some stuff had to be cut!>>25598167It was a bit of an understatement to say you were in a bit of a confused state."Uh, sorry, it was kinda Mac's idea, and I'd understand if you were angry..." Matt says.I- you crumple the note and scribble anotherWHAT- you crumple that one tooHOW DID YOU- crumpleWHERE WOULD YOU EVEN- crumpleTHIS IS AWESOME!THANK YOU!"Oh man, what a relief!" Matt sighs. "I thought you were gonna stab me there for a second!"CAN I TRY IT ON?"Sure!"You turn away from Matt, wryly noting that Alicia had been watching the whole thing from the counter. You turn at an angle so neither person could see your face as you quickly swap gas masks. You've done it before, so it's almost second nature, and in two quick and easy motions it's done.HOW DO I LOOK?"Well, uh..." Matt turns away, "...pretty cute.""Oh, well look at the time! It looks like I'm going to have to go bake a fresh batch of bread!" Alicia says a bit too quickly and loudly, and she shoves the both of you out of the store and into the hall. "I hope both of you have fun at the festival!""Well, shall we?" Matt asks.>Go to the festival with Matt.>Wait, you still gotta find Julianna!>Other
>>25598289Of course, that's only because Matt's developed a gas mask fetish by then.
>>25598354>Wait, you still gotta find Julianna!
>>25598354>Wait, you still gotta find Julianna!>Maybe you shouldn't wear this mask right when you're about to meet her.
>>25598354>Wait, you still gotta find Julianna!"NEED TO RECONCILE DIFFERENCES"
>>25598359Implying he didn't already have one.
>>25598354>>Wait, you still gotta find Julianna!then>Go to the festival with Matt.
>>25598354> we gotta find the pink mountains
>>25598354>Wait, you still gotta find Julianna!NEED TO STICK IT IN BITCHTITS' FA- I MEAN TOTALLY HAVE A CIVIL CONVERSATION AND BUILD BRIDGES OVER THIS LAKE OF LAVA AND BRIMSTONE.YEAH.
>>25598354>Wait, you still gotta find Julianna!It must be done
>>25598359He gave her a cat ear gas mask for lovers day, I think he's already caught the bug.
>>25598436Well, it was Mac's idea or so he claims...
>>25598354Reconcile with Strawberry Milk. For Zeri's sake if nothing else, because she IS going to survive so they can have two beautiful children, Nathaniel and Superfly.
>>25598485Get her a Columbia Record Club subscription. Bitches love the Colombia Record Club.
>>25598354>Wait, you still gotta find Julianna!NEED TO FIND STRAWBERRY>Grab Matt and take him along.REINFORCEMENTS NEEDED
>>25598354>>25598518Yeah, that sounds about right.
>>25598449Even if it was Mac's idea, he still went on it!And now we can wear it everywhere, and confuse the hell out of everyone.
>>25598510As long as we can arrange for Zeri to receive a box of one dozen starving, crazed weasels.
>>25598354JUST A SECOND. I'LL MEET YOU THERE. You write."Huh, okay." Matt frowns. "Just hurry up, okay?"You run off, checking you watch. By this point, you've memorized Julianna's schedule and movements, so you've got a rather good idea of where you might find her. Sure enough, you into her right outside the festival."Oh, it's you- I mean- ummmmm, it's Arta, isn't it?" The pink haired student asks.ARTYA"Oh... right." Julianna frowns.You cock your head curiously It seems like she's distracted, not entirely there."Is there.... something different about you?" Julinna narrows her eyes and leans in, examining you closely. "I can swear there's something different about you...">I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT>MEOW>I'M GONNA CUT STRAIGHT TO THE POINT>Other
>>25598639>I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT......OK, MAYBE I DO>>I'M GONNA CUT STRAIGHT TO THE POINT
>>25598639>MEOWim sorry, i cant resist
>>25598639>>I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT
>>25598639>MEOWWe are intensely proud of our new mask.
>>25598639>I'M GONNA CUT>MEOW>STRAIGHT TO THE POINT
>>25598639Straight to the point.inb4 she confides in us about Zeri for some reason
>>25598639>MEOW>WE NEED TO TALK
>>25598639>I'M GONNA CUT STRAIGHT TO THE POINTProfessionalism, also it's funnier if when she asks about the ears we just write "WHAT EARS?" and refuse to admit that there's anything different.
>>25598639>I'M GONNA CUT STRAIGHT TO THE POINTWe meow at the end of the conversation, if she hasn't already noticed yet.
>>25598654Who knew mute characters could be so fun!
>I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT...MEOW...I'M GONNA CUT STRAIGHT TO THE POINT
>>25598654Meow I'm just going to cut straight to the point here.
>>25598720The problem is that this doesn't work so well in writing.
>>25598639I'M GONNA CUTMEOWSTRAIGHT TO THE POINT"...what?" Julianna says to herself as she tries to comprehend what you just wrote down.LOOK, I KNOW WE DIDN'T GET ALONG VERY WELL EARLY ON, BUT I THINK THIS FEUD HAS GONE ON TOO LONG"You're right." Julianna frowns. "There's been too much bad blood between us for too long. For what it's worth, I'm sorry for bullying you all this time."Wow, so all it took was some humility to get Julianna to stop acting like a bitch? Pretty amazing how a personality could take a 180 degree turn like that.APOLOGY ACCEPTED. BYGONES BE BYGONES?"Yes." Julianna shakes your hand. "I don't know if we'll ever be friends, but I hope that- what's that?" She gasps, pointing at the sky.You turn around and see that some huge, flying THING has crashed into the school's clock tower, right above where the festival should be.And that's when the explosions start happening.>And that's it for tonight! Tune in for the conclusion to this story thread Sunday night 6-7pm PST!
>>25598827Well, shit. Good thing the Demon's are heading back to Gallia then.
>>25598835>LOOT THAT FLIESFTFY
>>25598827Hmm... Hey, what are the odds that, since Jager resolved to head back to Gallia, that he is going to end up playing Big Damn Heroes at some point?Also, I think Merc had been hinting something about the ancestral Sturmfuhrer home, too. So that's another thing we've got to look forward...And after that story-arc, we'll probably head for the Round Table, whatever that is...
>>25598827ITS HAPPENIIINNNNGGGIts go time meine freunde.PROTECT THAT STRAWBERRY B- I MEAN JULIANNA
>>25598856Yeah. I'm curious to what Karla's plan is. I'm kind of real iffy about her based on what we've seen so far and it would be nice to see what she's got planned that made ruining Jager's life and his subsequent revenge-fueled war path a necessary/advantageous component for it. From what I can understand, proving her loyalty to the Empire must have been pretty damn important for whatever she's doing if she went and did that. That whole "we'll be together again soon" thing better not mean she expects everything to be A-Okay after all this.
>>25598860Okay, If I remember right, the V2 units were deployed via descent ropes from the blimp. Ropes that were attached to pulleys.Class Z, secure one of those lines and send it back up with an explosive surprise!That or ride it back up.And I'm guessing that the V2 that we secured just ended up disappearing into Foerster's lab with no further commentary.
>>25598944I'm thinking that she was so stuck in her knighthood mentality she did not realise how much of a pawn of the empire she was being, and the time after attacking Jager's mansion has made her realise her mistakes and regrets, I see her secret scheming as more a redemption of herself, and her country.
>>25598994That's a distinct possibility too. It's just been looking like this plan has been in motion for a while so it kind of seems like she really needed the show of loyalty to remain under the radar. Guess we'll see.
Awww dammit, we should have gotten TWO sets of boxing gloves... (RAMIREZ! GO 10 ROUNDS IN A BOXING MATCH!)One for Jager, and one for somebody to spar against!Plus, we then have a spare set of boxing gloves to offer to the next Belkan Knight we duel.
I just realised something, in the chaos of the attack on Lanseal, now would be a great time for Artya to slit Avans throat
>>25599131>in the chaos of the attack on Lanseal, now would be a great time for Artya to LOOT EVERYTHING.>EVERYTHING>EVERY>FUCKING>THINGAlso, Burglar's Rule: if you can pry the nails out or put out the fire, then it didn't count as "nailed down or on fire."
>>25599166as long as after all this, Avan's skull ends up in Artya's loot collection, I will be happy
>>25599200Man, can we cut out the Avan hatred? Yes, he's a buffoon. No, we don't need to drag him and all of Class G into the plot so we can murder him or shit up his life for no discernible in-character reason.
>>25598950Probably, but I get a feeling that we're getting the answers to that soonish.
>>25598827That airship is named after the Lithuanian name of Perun, Slavic god of thunder. Interesting.
>>25598827Crap, it's August already?!Well, unless we do something, it looks like Lanseal's graduation ceremony's gonna have a lot more empty seats than were expected before.
>>25599462Well months HAVE passed in Ustio
on that notehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8IIWrFnZBNA