You are Risa Schrodinger, and you are currently glaring at a frog that dares trespass on your shrine made domain. Last time you partied with the Norse and tried to secure beefy, but it turns out that an entire race that has dealt with Loki for the whole of forever is really hard to prank so that plan sort of fell through. Then you wanted to go get ice cream, so you tried to let the woman in your basement out to go get ice cream with you, but she just sort of ran off because long term captivity does not necessarily endear you to people. Generally in fact it does the opposite; lesson learned you guess. Then you tried to get back at the ice cream thing, but everyone else had gone back to their unlives because you seemed awfully busy with forcibly keeping the random woman with you because reasons. Then you sat down, and are currently waiting for them to get done so you can go do something or other. You pounce after the frog, but it leaps away and gives a manly croak into the afternoon, his voice truly awful for back ground narration like some people we know. “What’s with you and that Joe Leahy bloke anyway? We keep getting letters asking us to stop sending dead animals to him.” You wonder.Bastard hack stole a position I applied for away from me. “Hold up, you’re looking for another gig?” I keep my options open. Anyway, you have an unsettling vision of you without your quirky sidekicks, then look over the shrine.(1/2)
You had planned on getting ice cream for some reason, your logic being that it would make everyone happy somehow, but you are uncertain if that is all you want to do in life. You could also try and find another target for your insatiable appetite for destruction, as well as your appetite for cannibalistic indulgences, and the other sort of appetites you have. You could also want to go check out what’s going on in certain people’s lives, or unlives as it were. You hear a got sounds and—oh! You gave Sin-Fin a goat you won in a drinking game! She likes goats, while we find their eyes creepy. You look up, then back to the shrine. Sin-Fin is still probably in her murderous depression, Jager is still doing some sort of paperwork, Ryoko is off being a teenager, your Plantbro is likely being adorable, Caede is also adorable but not as much as Hillary, and your toes are somewhat cold! Curse that frog and his toe chilling magics!What’s the plan man? Wait, collect for Ice Cream, then get Ice Cream. Go see Azzy at her club. Go see Sin-Fin, make sure the goat didn’t goat her. Check on Jager, you gots some stuffs in your brain parts about her. Other, please specify(2/2)Intro Crap: http://pastebin.com/mzS6YN7P
>>37142185> Check on Jager, you gots some stuffs in your brain parts about her.ask her if we can make an ice cream sundae on her absI hope Jagersperg from ask.fm goes away
>>37142185 Go see Sin-Fin, make sure the goat didn’t goat her.Do not ignore the sin fin.
>>37142185>Collect plant bro, Jager, SIn-fin, Get Icecream.>>37142275Also a good question for her.
>>37142185>[x] Check on Jager, you gots some stuffs in your brain parts about her.Should we collect Plantbro and Sin-Fin, too? We can take them along on our daily routine that will last all of ten minutes and get them to socialize with everybody around the shrine or something.
>>37142185>Go see Sin-FinI submit to the horde of terrible ideas that making some progress with Sin-Fin is a good idea, not just because it would make her a more effective ally, but it also might make Jager think us more trustworthy and thus letting us help her more, seeing as last thread Jager called us out on possibly doing more harm than good by doing a nice thing for Sin-Fin and then immediately ignoring her.
>>37142295Ah Forgot best scrub! Best scrub should come too!
Fairly sure we agreed to buy TSSA at the end of last thread.
>>37142185Well, dwelling on all of those failures right out of the gate kind of has me down. Anyway, seems folks wanted to get Operation HW going today, and I want to see some progress done on that. There's a lot of shit to do to get shit done. Tell me what you think of this as a preemptive strategy, folks: > Contact Lucy> Tell him we are going after the Hellfire Wyrm as a service to him and to help us uphold our end of the bargain with him> Ask that he kindly request Natsuki help us with more than just the Angel attacks on the shrine (read: Mendel)> Contact Mendel> Tell her we want a deal settled in hard print and signed off with terms we won’t break (by pinky swearing, promises to the doctor, etc).> Be frank with her, we don’t want to have to watch our back for her while we are dealing with the angels, which is a threat we both share impeding progress to our respective goals.Note: This is not a trap to lure Mendel down so we can eat her. Still can’t believe Azure misinterpreted that last time with “amnesty for a visiting agent”.Conditions:> We get our scrubs back.> She gets a voice on our shrine’s council (I’d request Polite Scrub, for the irony).> Trades in valuable research material or progress will be handled on an as-needed basis.> We both get an end to hostilities so long as no one gets an itchy trigger finger.> Launch Operation Angry Iguana> Get Azzy’s help tracking their position (She’ll enlist Mephy if necessary, I’m sure.)> Bring Azzy, Sin Fin, Jager, Ryoko, and Caede along.> No perfect plan from here. > Go, fight, win!
Haha, time for fluffy tails!>>37142185>[x] Check on Jager, you gots some stuffs in your brain parts about her.
>>37142335I'm for it
>>37142295Jager is busy right now with paperwork, we were gonna get ice cream with her when she was finished.That's what the first option means.
>>37142335Yeah, I believe so. It had a solid amount of support.
>>37142335That's right, and I said I wanted to wait until the start of this thread to see if there were any major objections. There seem to be no major objections, so buying now.
>>37142359Oh.. well shit.>>37142295swapping to Short fin. Suppose we can talk to that depressing void.>>37142185
>>37142348>>37142275>>37142310Guys, before you pick this option, it might be a good idea to figure out a specific goal of what we want to get out of talking to Jager, like what we want to convey to her, and what outcome we would like her response to be.Otherwise it's going to just be dithering around.
>>37142185> Go see Sin-Fin, make sure the goat didn’t goat her.
>>37142342It's worth noting that we can discuss plans to kill HW over ice cream with all of the gang plus Azzy. This simply gives us something to do in the meantime, while we wait on Jager.
>>37142440what, you don't read? >ask her if we can make an ice cream sundae on her abs
>>37142342I disagree with this course of action, as I believe that neither Sin-Fin nor Jager are in good combat ready states at this point in time.Instead, I propose that after checking on Sin-Fin, and perhaps getting Ice Cream, we talk to Kuebiko about how one might reach Izanami the traditional way, and go on a quest for that purpose. We will likely face some powerful opponents along the way, possibly gain a strong ally (and give Sin-Fin someone she should in theory be able to relate to, thus maybe making her less sad) and clear the way to Izanagi, who might be fun to destroy.
>>37142529I read. And I don't think that is likely to lead to a good outcome or even a particularly humorous one at this point in time.One thing that might be a good idea though would be to find some way to persuade Jager to wear that collar that Asmodeus gave to her. Ordinarily I would be suspicious, but I think in Jager's current state, I believe that loosening up and learning to enjoy herself might help her be less miserable.However, how to talk her into doing such a thing is another question entirely.
>>37142440Well, I think someone tried to ask for story options on the ask so that we don't have to start this on an awkward attempt at conversation. The bottom line is, Risa can't do this by having the angry voices tell her to yell at Jager to not be depressed. We need Azure's help to make her receptive to change, to make this part of a natural process.What ended up happening was misunderstandings and people yelling at people that they were other people and thus should shut up.I won't say whoever stated things in the perfect way, but I personally want those options. Believe it or not, some of us have depression and the bottom line is that you can't just change a person who has a sever emotional disorder. You can't just yell the PTSD out of them. They have to decide to come to terms with it themselves, to choose to live a happier life. You can help them reach out by being approachable, but you can't pull them out of the water or they'll just fall right back in.
>>37142676The collar fucks with her mind. So I'd say no.Jager? Dealing with your issues on your own or with our help? Nah let's get magical mind fuckery in here to warp your perception.
>>37142696Are you the guy who just constantly repeated the same nonsense and wound up pissing off literally everyone who so much as glanced at Azure's ask?Because that isn't how it works, you know. We need to find the right angle to show us being helpful, which is pretty much what I just fucking posted.Doing something without a plan and expecting the QM to just make it work is not only a horrible idea, it's also why shitty things keep happening in this quest.
“Sin-Fin may be being goated.” Not a thing. “Shut your mouth. To the shortest of all fins!” You declare and make a romp over to her place in the Shrine.You climb the wall, then roll into her room. You strike a pose, and when you look up you are face to face with the square eyes of the goat lord. Goat-Fin? Sin-Goat? Needs work. Anyway you glare at the creature, who could fill the night sky with all the fucks he does not give, then look up. Sin-Fin is sitting on her bed looking at a small book. It is “The Never Ending Story”, translated in Spanish to—Oh, I get it.She looks up at you, then back down at the book. She gently strokes the cover, and seems hesitant to open it. “Can she even read Spanish?” You wonder. Come on, she’s an arrancar! All hollows are Spanish. This is some simple shit.“Hola Funny-Fins.” You say sitting down on the bed with a smile. “How you doing?”She looks up at you, then at the goat, then back to her book. “Nor…mal.” She explains, and the wave of depression that fills the room at her words almost makes you want to gag. It doesn’t seem to bother the goat though.“Because the goat is magic?” You ask, and Sin-Fin looks up at you concerned, and without understanding. No, because goat don’t give a fuck.“Well, don’t you want ice cream?” You ask.“if you want… it.” She says.“Come on! It’s wonderful and sweet and cold!” You say.She looks down at the book. “Everything tastes the… same.” She mumbles, and you are not totally sure who she is talking to. Ask her about something (The book maybe? She is a bugger to deal with. Oh, uh, write in maybe.) That goat though Look at her collection of things. We never did that before Other, please specify
>>37142784> Look at her collection of things. We never did that beforean insight to her to mind hopefully.and anons, stop making me hate Jager through not fault her own.
>>37142784We can read the book to the goat! What.. she has a collection of things! LOOK AT THE THINGS WITH THE GOAT!
>>37142676Leaving her out in the cold when we could invite her to something fun is not going to help anything. We are inviting her because she is a part of our family, and we don't get to spend enough time with her. Hell, Risa doesn't even have any reason to suspect that Jager is horribly depressed (since it hasn't really come up in story).Giving her mind altering magic isn't a good idea. If nothing else, please remember, Azzy's collar loosens inhibitions. It doesn't and won't make her happier. It will just lower her ability to hide how deep her emotional pain might be running. That could be helpful, or it could just be embarrassing for her, or it might just give her the courage to do something we will all regret (killing herself, in case you missed my meaning).
>>37142784> Look at her collection of things. We never did that beforeAsk her about the things. Story-time with Sin-Fin
>>37142841We never revoked the invitation though. She's still planning on getting ice cream with us, as soon as she's done her paperwork which she got from... somewhere. I'm not quite sure where. That was where we left off on the last thread.And it is true that the collar might be negative, but if that is the case, then we just have to remove it from her, even if that means breaking it.I feel like by this point, we really shouldn't think Asmodeus would intentionally screw us over, and Jager did accept it as a gift, despite knowing the nature of it.
>>37142818I'm not sure how hating her would be a reasonable response. Do you just not like people talking about her, or the idea that allies require maintenance?
>>37142776No, I'm not. I am the one who tried to translate what that other anon was asking so Azure could answer the question properly rather than having a pages long back and forth that was getting both sides noticeably more irritated (which was made worse when Azure threw up his "helpful" player feedback posts, which was more inflammatory than anything else posted).I would disagree as to whether what you posted is a good idea for a solution (assuming you are >>37142676), but that is neither here nor there.
>>37142957Azzy won't Intentionally screw us over. She want's everyone to do what their baser impulses desire. Meaning Jager could instead of acting like her calm collected self. Go pound The Great ME! Or just put Risa down because right now she's holding back for a friend. The collar. Alters her mind. A Bad Idea.
>>37142987There's so much sperging surrounding her it makes me just want to avoid her.
>>37143102>There's so much sperging surrounding her it makes me just want to avoid her.I blame the umpteeth kidnapping.
>all this attention on Jaeger and not giving Sin-Fin any in the middle of her own update.[x] Look at her collection of things. We never did that beforeThis doesn't have a tilde, but I'm still sure it's bad idea. Oh, well. Best to start showing more interest.
You look over at the various objects she has around the room, and decide to go look at it. “What do you mean you get it? I don’t get it. What’s the deal with the book?” You wonder. I get it.You look over the things on the shelf and recognize some of it. You see a small stuffed animal owl she got when you all went to the zoo, a fish picture from the aquarium, a metronome from when she was part of the faculty of the school, and of course your short bread you gave her when you first met. However, the rest of it is random stuff that you have never seen before. There is a snow globe, some small cracked gears, a feather that hums softly with grace that sort of makes you hungry, a picture of what looks like Sin-Fin and some people you do not recognize that has aged considerably, a small collection of books that are in various languages, and a pair of sunglasses.“This is certainly an odd collection.” You say looking over the stuff.She looks over at you. “I had more but… they got lost. Or they got taken. Or people broke them… in front of me because… I did something.” She says.“Because you did something? What did you do?” You ask.“I don’t know but… it was probably… my fault.” She says.“That’s depressing.” You say looking over the stuff.She is not saying anything. Anything interesting you? The books. Seriously, I don’t get it. Tell me! Look at something else (write in) Nah, let’s just go do something with the fin. Ask her something maybe. Other, please specify
>>37143102Could you be a bit less buzzword-y with your objections?What particularly do you dislike, beyond people showing an interest in her character arc and trying to figure out how best to help her?
>>37143177>snow globeRosebud.[x] Nah, let’s just go do something with the fin. Ask her something maybe.-[x] a picture of what looks like Sin-Fin and some people you do not recognize that has aged considerably
>>37142987>>37143102Well, maintenance is one thing. I think right now we might be looking at more of a reconstruction effort judging by what Azure has said over the ask, which I hoped wouldn't be the case.I mean, had she been just a Nazi scientist, maybe we could have dealt with that. But she was actually Super Nazi Jager, the greatest, evilest Nazi to ever live. She was also a tragic figure, a martyr and a rape victim. I... I don't know how to begin counseling that.
>>37143177 The books. Seriously, I don’t get it. Tell me!Sin Fin! Read Risa story! With the goat!>>37143226For christ sake man. By being her friend and showing interist in her like we have been. Not slapping a mind altering band on her.
>>37143177 The books. Seriously, I don’t get it. Tell me!
>>37143177> Look at something else (write in)the metronome.Did you like teaching? wanna have a jam session? maybe let her strum on Idemeque a bit
>>37143177> Did you get the book from someone special, as well?
>>37143177> Other, please specifyBreak it. All of it. It's the only way to free her from the past.
>>37143306>She looks over at you. “I had more but… they got lost. Or they got taken. Or people broke them… in front of me because… I did something.” She says.>“Because you did something? What did you do?” You ask.>“I don’t know but… it was probably… my fault.” She says.Please don't bully the Fin.
>>37143245"If I can't cheer you up, can I be sad with you?"
>>37143292What would happen when Sin-Fins Depression Aura mixes with Idemeque's Insanity aura?Mass suicides?
>>37143364Would that make Fin try to force Risa to be cheerful?
>>37143252Then why the fuck does the collar even exist in the first place? Consider that it wouldn't work on us or Sin-Fin, and instead of a bracelet or a ring or whatever, the artifact took the form of a collar, and Jager is still at least mildly wolf/dog themed. Having her wear it is the obvious purpose of it, and I choose not to believe that AE would give us something that exists only to make things worse.Now, I will admit that it could be that there would be better times than others for her to wear it, and this could be a bad time, but I do not agree with the notion that she must never wear it ever, because to me, that doesn't really make sense.
>>37143377only if she covers Judas Priest
>>37143404Jaeger will do it when she's ready.Or if. But probably when.
>>37143177Ask her if she'd like to go back to teaching, since I'm pretty sure Ryoko is in school, and it would give her something to do.Also, do we have a bass guitar on hand? I'd kind of like to form a band, and I feel like that instrument might be the least likely to fill everyone with despair who hears it. That, or drums. You can't convey sorrow with drums.
>>37143404Umm.... It was actually a gift meant for Ryoko. She has kind of a BDSM kicker and she wanted Risa to do naughty things to her. Azzy just gave it to us because she thought we'd have fun with it.Azure mentioned it was more than a throw away item, and there was some brief issue over it that ended with it going to Jager. It wasn't really "meant" for Jager in that sense. That's just where it ended up.
>>37143404>give us something that exists only to make things worse.Really? How about that poker game? That Let's Take Power! We need that!Not every option is an open free for all of good or useful. When we got that we were just mindlessly trying to get Jager to fuck Risa.Or how about taking Luci's deal and becoming Risafur. Not. Ever. Option. Is. A. Good. One.
>>37143507Every*Christ even better >>37143481If wasshis face is accurate then it's for best scrub to do.. weird shit.
>>37143481Huh. I don't really see how that works, since Ryoko is more than horny and uninhibited enough without an artifact to reinforce those characteristics. Especially since that wouldn't make us any more capable of receiving her advances in the way she wants.
>>37143507>Or how about taking Luci's deal and becoming Risafur.That one was actually a good option. It would have just added some more angely beamspam things to Risa's buy sheet.
>>37143226they/you don't shut the fuck up and hijack the thread with meta.
>>37143551And altered her mind and perceptions towards Lucifer.>>37143544Throw away item. Forget about the dam collar. It's not an instant cure all. How is mind fuckery a good idea to you? That's the no better than Mendel option.
>>37143177Ask her why she's wearing the harlequin outfit again. I mean it looks good on her, but I didn't think she particularly enjoyed wearing it.What happened to all those clothes Jager and us got for her?
>>37143638Damn that's good but late. I'll second it though.>>37143177
>>37143581It's not really meta to be concerned about our allies. Apparently there have been plot threads that we haven't seen, and if nothing is done, bad things will result as a natural consequence.
“What’s with the book? I don’t get it.” You say.She looks down. “It has my name… on it.” She lifts the book and points at the title as if she were somehow proud of this.On the title, in delicate handwritten scrawl, are the words “La Historia Sin Fin”. You nod, “Ah yeah, I see.”She sets the book down when she realizes you are not as proud of this “achievement” as she is. You look back at the books, and frown. “So where did you get these things anyway? Seems a little odd for a hollow to have.”She looks over at the books, then shrinks back a little as if afraid to answer this question, but she does so anyway either because of an unstoppable compulsion or because she is afraid of what will happen if she doesn’t. “They were a gift from a… friend. A very long time ago.”“You fancy reading?” You ask.She shakes her head. “He gave them to me because he wanted me… to be happy.”“Where is he now then?” You wonder.“I killed him.” She answers.“Why?” You reply.“I was supposed… to.” She says.Helpful. “That reminds me! Did you like being a teacher?” You wonder. “You were certainly popular.” More popular than some people anyway. “I was best teacher.” You mutter.She glances around. “I do not… know. I did not hate it.” She answers.“More or less than fighting?” You ask.She looks around, and you imagine a normal person would be in a cold sweat over the situation. “Mo…re a bit I think.” She finally answers little more than a mutter.Seems she is undecided about the teaching thing. You did have some laughs, eh? Ask her about something else Take her to Jager and make her take you to ice cream Why wearing the jester outfit again? Ask her something else Other, please specify
>>37143708 Why wearing the jester outfit again?
>>37143708>Why wearing the jester outfit again?Also, how's her hair looking? If it's tangled/matted, why not comb it as we talk to her? Pity it's too short to braid.
>>37143708>>37143708> Take her to Jager and make her take you to ice cream
>>37143708> Why wearing the jester outfit again?how does she feel about mimes?
>>37143708Huh. When I google translated "Neverending story" I got "historia interminable"Forgot that that's what Sin-Fin means.
>>37143708> Take her to Jager and make her take you to ice cream> Why wearing the jester outfit, but make clear that it looks good on her> Call Azzy and get her to come for Ice Cream> Ask her to bring Yuki, that little scamp
>>37143895which would win, Sin Fin's Aura of sadness or Yuki's hotblooded shounen-ness?
>>37143880Risa is laughter.
>>37143708I'll second this option:>>37143895We do have a bit of breathing room as far as climbing the power scale goes. We should grind social links and try to better understand our buddies and see if we can help with any issues.
>>37143972and you can't spell slaughter without laughter
>>37143998you know what builds teamwork?heists! lets rob a bank
>>37144050Well if we're gonna rob a bank, we better go big, and rob Mammon's vault of infinite wonders, and thus release Mammon into the world once more.Because damnit, he's the only one of the Seven Fallen we haven't met yet.
>>37143998I still would like to do something monumental over the next couple threads, like taking down the HW. It helps keep the pace going and helps ring in the New Year with some hard successes.
>>37144124We should definitely set a goal for what we want to achieve for the next few threads. Or at least how we should go about doing stuff like that. I'm just a bit worried that while all of this fighting stuff might be good for general bonding and stuff, it might not be so great for addressing our allies' social issues. Might have to specifically try to pry and prod to get them to open up, instead of just taking them along on something that we want to do.
Does Azzy have a card for Mephies Library? could we borrow it for Storytiems?
“So why are you wearing the jester’s outfit again? Not that you don’t look ravishing, but we bought you a whole bloody wardrobe, didn’t we?” You ask.“I didn’t want them to get… dirty.” She says.You tilt your head. “That’s why God invented washers and dryers.”“They will eventually… break. I do not want them to break so… soon.” She explains. You note her hair is straight and wiry as normal, and consider buying her some conditioner or something to make it fluffy, then you realize a fluffy-fin would be too dangerous for your health. You finally grab her by the wrist and pull her away to find Jager for ice cream. You make sure to put the book away because the goat would probably eat it otherwise, then slide down the pole you had installed in the room. Sin-Fin weakly dangles from her wrist in your grip as you slide down, but you don’t mind it too much because she looks adorable.You open the door to Jager’s office and see her looking over some stuff. “Jager! Ice Cream! We waited, then Sin-Fin was all ‘Like, oh my god, we need to, like, totally get ice cream’” You have a disturbingly accurate Valley Girl accent. “And I tried to stop her, but Ice Cream!” You say.“Fine, fine. We can go” She says with a sigh. “Who did you want to come exactly?” She asks. Is there anyone you particularly wanted to bring other than Plant-Bro? (Write in.) Ask her something Other, please specify
>>37144234 Is there anyone you particularly wanted to bring other than Plant-Bro? (Write in.)Ryoko can come to.
>>37144234> Ask her somethingJager attracts enough "attention" on her own. lets keep it small. no need to bring more when they'll just be ignored."Can I make a sundae on your abs? I'll let you pick the flavor of ice cream..."
>>37144186I think this will be excellent bonding for Caede, who I know isn't derelict at the moment. I'm not really sure we can do a perfect, functional fieldtrip for the other two (Sin Fin and Jager).I know Sin Fin wants to be closer to us though, and I suspect that if we bring Jager along, she will open up with some dialogue. It is better than sitting in her office waiting for her to do so.Azure kind of mentioned that there are triggers, we just have to figure out how to expose them. Any and all stimulus is good for that.I just don't want to take everyone out of the shrine without giving Natsuki an incentive to watch our asses.
>>37144234> Invite Azzy and YukiAzzy's a laugh, we haven't seen Yuki in forever, and maybe bringing around a good thing Jager's done recently will cheer her up.
>>37144352>Yuki is a shell of his former self being fed on by Azzy.I don't think that's a good thing.
>>37144234>“They will eventually… break. I do not want them to break so… soon.” She explains.That is delightfully dark, AE. Sin-Fin seems to view centuries as the smallest unit of time. She is so intractable, because we are a delta spike.
>>37144124I really don't think we're up to doing that yet though. Like while I agree with taking him down being a goal, I don't really think he's something that will make our allies better. It's more that defeating him is something done to demonstrate how much better they've gotten.
>>37144234Just Jager, Fins, and Plant.
>>37144394what quest are you reading? That is not what happened at all.
>>37144394Well, this is a great question: Can we trust Azzy? Is the one good thing Jager's done just to feed a vulnerable teen to a sex crazed monster?I'd like an answer to that. More seriously, I'm positive Jager has been keeping up with Yuki's health. She's responsible, and not constantly dragged off to every corner of the world.
>>37144294I guess I don't really see what you expect to get from saying something so dumb.Like at best it'd merit an eye roll and a sigh. Not even the good kind either.
>>37144440Azzy kind of has... habits, and Yuki was described as sunken eyed and tired looking. When we were able to ask why Azzy had him building furniture, we got a tilde, meaning we probably didn't want to know.She's kind of raping the dragon princess into a coffee table as we speak, and we confirmed that one.
>>37144440yeah >>37144514has it right. Azzy isn't a "good guy." At all
>>37144398Makes me wonder what her jester outfit is made out of.
>>37144514She was feeding off of his desire to be a good son or something, wasn't she? He might just be exhausting himself by indulging in his "vice" and all that.
>>37144444>Can we trust Azzy?Azzy has never given us a reason to not trust her. She has been on the level every time.>>37144514because he was building/moving furniture non stop on his lust for a parental figure to make proud.>>37144481If asking Jager dumb/outrageous questions makes her hate you, then Risa would be her worst enemy by now. chillax anon.>>37144576you are paranoid and have bad reading comprehension.
>>37144234When she's not paying attention, steal a glance at her documents. I wanna see what she's been working on.
>>37144633You're blindly trusting a demon of lust.>>37144234>>37144659I'll second this.
>>37144659Yeah what kind of paper work is she doing? That doesn't even make sense.
>>37144615Thing is, Azzy's club is almost like a stomach. Remember all the times we have been there before and Azure told us that the feeling of decaying souls could be felt right before they disappeared into nothing? Azzy's club is like her stomach combined with an angler fish. She draws people in, convinces them to stay a while with the song and dance and the weakest never find the strength to leave.She never forces them to indulge her. They do that on their own. Some may not want to leave so badly that they are willing to submit to an eternity as something other than human, but that is their free will, and not Azzy's place to question.We love her, but she earned her reputation, and I don't think Little Sister Risa has changed her much.
>>37144683Blind seems a bit harsh, since she's been willing to open up to us before, hasn't destroyed us the times we made her angry, and she almost got herself killed because she was concerned for our safety.And come on, she's not 'a' demon of lust, she's THE devil of lust.
>>37144234> Ask Jager what she's been working onThe shrine doesn't have a lot of infrastructure, meaning paperwork would probably exist to handle extrinsic matters. I'm curious who she's been talking to, but I'd make it clear that we value her service.> Invite Azzy and YukiThen we'll get to the bottom of this matter
>>37144737That's not much better. Either way. Azzy and her items need caution. If she slips up personally she may turn Risa to paste. Remember her last rage fit? When we left her in between worlds I think.. or was it universes or planes?>>37144714See here.
>>37144234I'll also second these:>>37144757>>37144659
>>37144757I'd rather do that later, where it might not upset Jager so much.
>>37144683its been almost a year since her introduction. (thread 53, 01/31/14)she has been nothing but nice, supportive, and helpful to us. Not once has she been intentionally malicious.the two times she's been mad at Risa was when we peeked at her memories without her consent and when we left her in the weird place when we got the munchies, both reasonable things to a bit get pissy over and she reigned in temper on every rare occaision>>37144774She's chilled out from her wild and violent days.>>37144714> Little Sister Risa has changed her much.why would Risa want her to change at all?
“Can I make a Sunday on your abs? I will even let you pick the flavor.” You say wiggling your eyebrows.“No” She answers briskly and, almost annoyed really. Like she doesn’t find your delightful suggestions as cute as she normally does. Odd, and not as palatable as I would like.You glance at the documents on her desks and see a large amount of numbers, and figures, and maybe a graph. You have no idea what it means, but it is probably something relating to something sciency judging by the schematics she has on one of the pages. Interesting, why weren’t we briefed about this? There are also figures for requisitioning science items, and budgeting concerns for the shrine, and certain off the book projects. Very odd“Maybe Sin-Fin is just filling her brain with sad stuff. Let us be off!” You say pumping your fist into the air like you just don’t care! Because you do not! You honky tonk woman you.You pick up Plant Bro along the way and go into the town. On the way you pass by a van selling some sort of food outside your shrine, but you don’t pay it any mind despite the savory smell wafting out of the open windows. You go into the city and go into the ice cream place you took those people whose names you have long since forgotten. You give a call to Asmodeus and tell her to bring Yuuki, and she says she will see what she can do.(1/2)
>>37144879Again, you are assuming that Azzy would turn the guy into mush. I wrote (>>37144714) mostly to point out the possibility and clue in those who didn't know/arrived late. Azzy also has learned self control, within reasonable bounds. She loves Jager and wouldn't want to hurt her by hurting something that could be construed as a child she sent her. I also don't think Azure is going to do something to force this delicate matter down a darker rabbit hole than it needs to go through.
You sit down with your snack, and pass out the various treats to the others. Sin-Fin mechanically eats spoonful after spoonful, and you don’t think she is really tasting it, while Jager sips her float and just sort of casually looks out the window with a melancholic expression. Wait, they serve root beer floats here? Should have ordered that.Rose looks between the group and gives you a difficult smile as if the atmosphere is getting to him. Seems your plant has noticed the atmosphere, but doesn’t quite know how to deal with it. Talk to your plant about their life, because you will not be the one to bring anything up! Ask Sin-Fin something Ask jager something Accuse one of them! Candle stick! Murder! Something! Other, please specify(2/2)
>>37144982> Ask jager somethingin the words of Terry Bogard, ARH YOU OKAY?
>>37144982Ask Jager what fun things she has been doing.Do our best to be interested.Maybe tell her Sin-Fin has a book...
>>37144982> Ask jager somethingS'wrong?
>>37144982> Ask Sin Fin to slow down and taste the ice cream> Get her a sample platter with just a taste of everything and ask her to pick out which ones she likes> Ask Jager what the documents were aboutSeriously, we could have and can help with inventory acquisition. We're not half the abominable wreck Azure makes us out to be most of the time. We actually help with getting shit done.
>>37144982"Sin-Fin, you'll give yourself brain freeze if you eat that fast. ...Maybe? I still don't get the rules for ghosts."
Is Jager making us a doomsday weapon as a gift?how thoughtful...
>>37145111>for antsWhy do you tease me so?
>>37144982"So recently I've managed to make allies of both Odin and the king of all Frost Giants. What have you guys been up to?"
>>37145059>>37144982Seconded. We may be totally insane. But we've got moments of clarity and we can help.
>>37145151the whole thing is in the quest's imgur bro
>>37145111Given the present trend in Azure's logic, she might be building a doomsday weapon "for us" in a distinctly different sense. I wouldn't understand why, mind you, but it just seems to be the trend.It confuses me in the same way that Azure is now writing out this bad blood between Risa and Jager, which has no cause to exist. I just hope she doesn't go "No, I won't tell you what I'm about, because you will just wreck all of my plans" or else we really will have trust issues. I mean, maybe he's writing out her depression as passive aggression toward everyone, but I feel it doesn't do proper service to the fact that Risa and Jager have been best friends for years now.
>>37145270Eh, she's not the same person now that she has her memories. Especially since she's smarter now. Smart enough to realize how shit we are and always were, and no longer have some kind of dependency complex to make her think we're anything but a liability.
>>37145270I've seen this paranoia before with Sin-Fin and you know, I really am getting tired of this shit.
>>37145270or she's trying to build a machine to stop/kill Old One Risa and is mounting pressure on herself.She did get pissed over Risa not giving up the old one powers and loves her a good arduous nigh impossible task.I think this is far more plausible then your more pessimistic wild speculation(and passive aggressive insult towards AE).>>37145322your gimmick sucks.
>>37145408If we are recycling a plot that hard, I'll be a bit disappointed. It would be exactly like the angel parasite.
>>37145408When she was on the video chat with Mendel, which was the first time we saw the new her, she didn't really indicate that she -liked- us, it seemed more like pity than anything else.
>>37145520She referred to us as stupid, Really stupid.She apparently thinks Risa has the IQ of a tictac.
>>37145496Old One Risa predates the parasite thingy.>>37145520hot opinions bro.
“So what are you working on?” You ask.“A bunch of different things.” She answers.You tilt your head. “Hey, you feeling okay? You are sort of off.”“I’m fine. I’m always fine.” She says.“Not too sure about that. Sin-Fin! Slow down or you will get brain freeze.” You say.“I don’t feel… it. It’s fin…e” You say.“How did she have the ellipses between the n and the e?” You ask. Shut your mouth, stay on your side of the wall.“What do you mean?” Jager asks.“Well you’re a bit off lately is all. Ever since you got captured you have had this sort of air about you.” You say.She shrugs. “It’s fine I worked through it. You don’t have to worry about me.”“Well I am a bit, you don’t really seem fine.” You say.She seems a little annoyed. “Ah, I said I’m fine! Let it go!” I’m not letting it go! I am seriously worried here! Talk damn you! Fine, it’s none of my business anyway Other, please specify
>>37145270Of course, this fucktard has to show up in every thread from now on.>>37145496>angel parasiteYou faggot. There was no angel parasite, only an alien one.>recycling a plotForeshadowing.
>>37145552[x] So, I'm worried about you. Are you worried about me? Should we be worried about each other?
>>37145552> I’m not letting it go! I am seriously worried here! Talk damn you!Or>>37145597
>>37145540Risa has the attention span of a cat. It could be mistaken for stupidity.>She apparently thinks Risa has the IQ of a tictac.Continue projecting more?
>>37145552> I'm not letting it go! I am seriously worried here! Talk damn you!> We used to be better friends than this! You used to have all the time in the world to listen to my insane ramblings! You always used to have the patience to laugh at my crummy jokes, to humor my weird antics!> You aren't fine! Not by a long shot! Now Talk!
>>37145557God, if it's one of the two I can't stand, it's you. Just like that one person on the ask, stop antagonizing people with opinions you don't like. That's what makes That Guys and feeds trolls.
>>37145597Same poster here. If she answers that she's worried about us, we should try to reassure her. Somehow.>>37145659Might wanna consider dialing back on the aggression.
>>37145659That's the worst thing to say, since it's not showing actual concern for her, but purely about us. I think >>37145597 might be on the right track.
Didn't it blow up in our face the last time we were in a scenario pretty much exactly like this? I think it was the time when we pestered her about why no second release.
>>37145552> I’m not letting it go! I am seriously worried here! Talk damn you!we look out for each other....>>37145557they're either very very stupid or are trolling.
>>37145552This isn't the first time I have asked after you and you have told me to drop the issue. I know I am bad at this social interaction. Is this a "trust me" thing, a "I am to unstable to be of use" thing, or mystery box of emotions? Cuz I am terrible with social cues.
>>37145648I'm just remembering what she said about Risa. It's hard to take that any other way.Don't get me wrong I love the Wolfu... But I've got a feeing she lacks confidence in Risa.
>>37145552I'll second this sentiment:>>37145597She's done so much for us, and we care so much about her. Please, help us help her.
>>37145721>>37145738Yeah, I'm kind of caught on the Risa border, where I don't know if we are the devil on her right, or ourselves trying to tell Risa what to say. Risa is selfish and prone to flying over the top. It's probably not the best thing.In the end, I don't think gently pressuring her will work much better though. Again, I wish this was a more mundane tragedy so we could deal with it.
>>37145552"Jager, I'm dumb and bad at people, but even I can tell that something's up. Nobody says 'I'm fine! Let it go!' if they actually are. But I trust you so if you say you're really really fine then I guess you are. I'm just worried."Or don't say that. My writeins tend to go nuclear-bad.
>>37145552We shouldn't be angry, since that'll just make her angry back at us."But I don't wanna let you go. I like you. We're partners, aren't we? Especially after all you've worried about me, I feel like I have a lot to make up for."
>>37145552> Other, please specifyPsychologist mode Risa, Engage."So, the talking of your feelings causes great aggitation in you, Hmmm? Tell me, how are you relaxing after dealing with the day's intricacies?"
>>37145682If your opinion is to misdirect paranoia to allies... I really can't be bothered to have patience for you.>>37145763We're not exactly a paragon of sanity anyone should have confidence in. We can accept this, or change ourselves, or make a rebuttal.Very difficult to make a rebuttal, so I'll choose the first option.
>>37145795God, I'm curious where your story is on that. Was it another quest or would you feel comfortable naming the incident? My worst was when I gave Azure a well thought out plan for bargaining with Mendel and he turned it into "Hey Mendel, come to my base so I can eat you!"
>>37145795What I'm kinda afraid of is that talking to Jaeger will be like a .hack//AIDA level of dialogue challenge. I mean, it was a lot of fun and rewarding to get it right, but holy shit was it exhausting to try to think of good ways to respond to certain characters.
>>37145552"I know you don't wanna talk to me, because I'm dumb and flighty, and honestly frightfully unstable, but could you please consider letting in someone more qualified at least?"
>>37145838Tons of quests. Pretty much every quest I've ever played in, I've caused or massively accelerated/intensified a shitstorm with one of my writeins.
>>37145857The worst part is that not only do we have to figure out the right thing, everyone needs to agree upon it for it to work right. And even the OOC discussion has to be just right, else our frustration will be conveyed in Risa's dialogue.
>>37145838>well thought out plan for bargaining with Mendel>filtered through Risa lens>workingHuh, maybe if we were playing Jaeger at that moment.
this is a riveting episode of "All My Fluffy Tails"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nlMLh3Xpa78
>>37145909Well, maybe Azure's feeling generous. We'll see how strong his conviction is to a good end here.
>>37145904Eh, a number of my write-ins led to Risa's suicide by edgelord.
>>37145937Heh. Enjoying the music.>>37145961You bastard. At least you weren't the guy who tried for a wrap battle with the afro.
>>37145956I find that insulting by dint of indirectly accusing Azure of railroading.>>37145961Were you also responsible for the Path of Destruction?
>>37145909That's what I'm worried about: the Risa-filter that our dialogue will go through. I mean, I'm hardly one for writing good responses to feelings and stuff, but delicate sentiments are something that she might not understand. I'm not sure if we can expose her to it enough for her to start growing a feelings gland in time, either.
>>37145994There's no accusation of railroading in there, though. The fact is, our chances of trying to help Jager are dismal when it comes to words for all the reasons that post outlines. It's like saying, if the QM feels generous. Hell, at least I'm putting faith in him.
>>37145998>Risa-filteryou mean being in character?
>>37145989I was against the initial rap battle>>37145994Path of destruction wasn't meIn mitigation, I did a fair amount of the rhyming to get our gangsta docta, and the hollow quest shirt quote is me.
>>37145998Maybe if we got return to your roots it'd be easier. Though fuck if I know how we're supposed to do that
>>37146128Oh good, because that made me angrier than the rap battle. At least then we had an excuse.
>>37146093We've passed this one around a lot, basically since the quest started. There's always been a question of how much we are supposed to be Risa and how much we are supposed to be the sage council in Risa's head.If we were perpetually "in-character" we would have a terrible time with Risa. This quest would have long since broken and devolved into something completely dysfunctional because Risa, as a character, is nonfunctional and prone to violently stupid escapades.Rap Battle was in-character. Saying no to Mendel for petty reasons was in-character. So, in the end, the question of how often we are supposed to be in-character and how much we are supposed to be sitting in the war room of her brain is the most fundamentally important that we don't have an answer to yet.
>>37146093Being in character means being an idiot who only knows and really cares about fighting, and hurts everyone the more she's around them
>>37146164Well, it's paid for, with probably more smut than you can shake a suggestively shaped object at. I kind of wished that he would just tell us what the pre-reqs are so that all of that hard work doesn't go to waste.
>>37146277I would guess that this conversation might be one?No?
“So I am worried about you. Are you worried about me? Should we be worried about each other?” You ask.“I just said I’m fine.” She answers.“But you don’t sound fine at all. Not even a little at all!” You say. “We should, er.” You look up at your brain people as if not totally sure what’s going on in there now. “We should talk about it?”“There isn’t anything to talk about.” She says.“You have been weird ever since Mendel decided you are her favorite!” You say. “Like, come on, clearly something is crawling around your knickers and not in a good way! There is clearly something to talk about.” You point out.She looks irritated. “What’s there to talk about? I was the worst sort of human being when I was alive, and did the worst things imaginable.” She says.Progress! “That Nazi thing?” You wonder.“Obviously the Nazi thing.” Fair. “I was a member of a group of people that even deranged sociopaths can say ‘At least I wasn’t part of those guys, eh?” The sociopath in her theory is Canadian. “I got over it, I’m fine.”“You don’t sound fine.” You point out.“Well I am.” She counters.You poke at your ice cream with your spoon. “It happened to another person and she—look, the bird did what she had to for her kids, right?” You ask.(1/2)
She pushes the float away. “Only at first.” She admits. You are quiet, and she continues. “At first she had to do those things, but on some level she enjoyed it. She never had a chance to test her theories, and putting her mind against the greatest soldiers the allied front had to offer was intoxicating. Each victory made her smile cruelly, every failure gave her inspiration for the next plan.”“Well, you have to find a way to love your work, right?” You ask.“No. Not that kind of work. Not with that sort of life.” She counters.Seems she is being more open right now. Ask her about the war and all that. Her thoughts on it Assert that they are different people, and Jager shouldn’t hold herself accountable for nazi actions Demand an explanation about her talking to Mendel Other, please specify(2/2)
>>37146383> Assert that they are different people, and Jager shouldn’t hold herself accountable for nazi actions.Hell if you were the same person you wouldn't be upset or having ethical crisis over it.
>>37146383> So you can remember her feelings then?> Ask her about the war and all that. Her thoughts on it.When it's done though...> Assert that they are different people, and Jager shouldn't hold herself accountable for nazi action
>>37146383> Ask her about the war and all that. Her thoughts on it
>>37146383>> Assert that they are different people, and Jager shouldn’t hold herself accountable for nazi actionsIf she was still the same person, then she wouldn't be feeling regret for her actions.
>>37146383>[x] Ask her about the war and all that. Her thoughts on itHmm. Well, we can try distancing her away from the past or helping her accepting she's part Nazi.Asserting that they are different people might be a tad difficult if Jaeger find out about Ryoko and loses her confidence on that conclusion.
>>37146277Speaking of, Iskandertr needs to add the latest lewdfic to the writefag page.
>>37146383> Ask her about the war and all that. Her thoughts on itget it all out
>>37146383You know, we should really try and find a god of therapy and dealing with your shit. Everyone in our group needs a therapist.
>>37146383I'll second these:>>37146426 >>37146433Jager has inherited those memories and experiences, but that does not make her the same person. This would be akin to a caterpillar metamorphosing into a butterfly. Even though they're both still insects and made of atoms and molecules and stuff, they're not really the same at all. She also has enough introspection and a conscience to have a moral dilemma over this, and that sort of thing certainly isn't a characteristic of a cruel Nazi researcher.
>>37146383Maybe not literal different people, but she's certainly changed a ton since then. She even said it herself - "I was the worst sort of human being when I was alive" Was.
>>37146383> Other, please specify"It's not like you were ACTUALLY Hitler."
Just spitballing stuff here, but should we even mention that we met Jager's former persona? Perhaps tell her what she said to us? Didn't Nazi-Jager ask if her other self was happy, and that she didn't want to return if that was the case? Or would Jager remember all of that since she has all of Nazi-Jager's memories now?
>>37146773yeah, sure. tell jagerbombs she asked if jager was happy
>>37146773Not sure if she would care that her other self wanted her to be happy the Key is that Other Nazi Jager Recognized them as two different people.>>37146383
>>37146383"And the wicked scientist's plans were eventually foiled, and she was held accountable to her crimes, and while I wouldn't say she was brought to justice, revenge will do in a pinch. And even after her ignoble, though arguably deserved end, her suffering was not yet over. Her soul itself broke, and took the form of a feral beast, consumed by its own despair, loneliness, and above all else, hunger. This pitiable creature wandered the earth for forty goddamn years, seeking to fill itself, to make it whole again. Eventually, it did so, through the addition of thousands upon thousands of other lost fragments of souls, but even with them to serve as glue, the pieces weren't put back in the same order, leaving a bit of a gap. And that new puzzle, thrust into a minimalist, Darwinistic limbo, learned how to trust, and eventually how to care....And now what? Now that you've seen how the picture was originally put together, do you decide that all that has happened in between doesn't count? I'm not going to talk to you about what you do or don't deserve, but who you were doesn't have to define who you are and definitely not who you will be.">kind of tired and lost track of my point.
>I am pretty sure that is mine: Able to bond with your enemies when you have wrapped around them and use their flesh/organs/bones to augment your regeneration. Rather than regrowing a heart you can take it from someone else, if you can hold them and pierce them, crack them open, etc.(H)Don't remember getting that. Neat tho.
>>37146383I don't know how to fit this in, but I think bringing up that it's not like she was just all of a sudden nice after she became a hollow or even an arrancar. She was still pretty hard around the edges, and just had some loyalty to us. Like remember when she advised we kill Sin-Fin for her first betrayal? The compassion was something she learned and allowed to grow in her, just like the life she brought to Las Noches.
>>37147168Hell IF we're going like that mention that She stopped Risa from being a Genocide machine. At least.. mostly.
>>37147168Oh yeah, that too. She was a blank slate, and learned how to be the way that she is.
“So you remember all of it?” You ask.She shrugs. “The important parts at least.”“So you had super ghost magic, but still lost? How did that happen?” You continue.“The allies had their own programs, and I suppose we lost for the regular reasons people lose wars. Not enough bullets, beans, and bodies. Didn’t help that Berlin was full of idiots.” She says.“Huh.” Captain America! “She was someone different you know. She wasn’t you at all! The fact you can separate you from her sort of shows that right?” You explain.“I can’t just run away from who I was. It’s a form of denial I guess, where I try not to get totally crushed by the weight of the monster I am.” She explains.“But you feel regret it right? That means you are different.” You say.“You can only regret things you have done. It’s fine, not like it matters to you anyway.” She says.Huh. Yes it does matter to me! (Why?) Well, they are different you should just accept that. You and Mendel! Random accusations! Other, please specify
>>37147202> Yes it does matter to me! (Why?)"Its important to me because your important to me."the ask fm wouldn't have been polluted so much if it weren't true
>>37147202> Yes it does matter to me! (Why?)We're friends. Hell more importantly Risa has clearly established she loves Jager.You care about the people you love. Seeing Jager upset makes all of us act like idiots en-mass.To press home the different individual theory I'd say add these.>>37147168>>37146834>>37147195
>>37147202This may make it worse. Tell me if I'm being selfish, stupid, or both here.[x] Yes it does matter to me!-[x] You are my friend. And friends should help each other be comfortable with themselves!Might want to throw in >>37146773 and >>37147168's points.
>>37147202> Yes it does matter to me! (Why?)Love you Jager. Do you not remember the part WHERE RISA STRAIGHT UP SAID YOU COULD KILL HER? THAT SHE'D GIVE HER LIFE TO YOU?
>>37147202> Yes it does matter to me!> Why? Jager, do you even need to ask anymore? It's because you matter to me you silly bent. You're the greatest friend I've ever had, someone whose been me through thick and thin through the greatest chapters of our unlives together.> And because of that, I know when you're hurting, and it hurts me inside. The voices are literally hurling piss at the walls, and Monologue's probably gonna get cross soon.> Smile, lass, because your beautiful and it's all she wanted for you, to live your life free of all those things she got roped into, to live happy, whatever that means.
>>37147202Maybe it doesn't matter to Risa. Maybe Jager found out about the empty heaven room thing.
>>37147352Yes. > I trust you with my afterlife, which is more than my life. Ever since we took over Hueco Mundo and killed the king, I decided you have the rights to my unlife. If you feel like cashing in that check now I certainly won’t stop youThat limitless trust and willingness to die on her whims was forgotten.
>>37147202>Yes it does matter to me! (Why?)"It matters to me because you matter to me. Even if you tell me it is fine, this atavistic you stills weighs upon your conscience. It informs our interactions. Besides, what would you do if I suddenly became aware of my past and had a sudden change of demeanor?"
>>37147395Empty heaven room.. thing?
and here comes the write ins tsunami
>>37147202I feel like there's SOMETHING we can say about Sin-Fin, given that she is completely and totally consumed by the weight of her past, as kind of a how not to be, but I don't want to hurt her feelings.
Should we mention that while Risa goes off on long benders eating stuff and not being there, it's because she's so terrified of what would happen if she couldn't step up in the event that something came to threaten Jager and everyone there? Risa is an incomplete being, but what pieces of her do comprehend friendship and caring do sincerely worry as much as they can about everyone's well-being.
>>37147430Remember when the angels tried to mindfuck Risa and she ended up in that room that reflects your desires and it was just an empty white void of nothing and everyone was all "Ha ha you're an empty bitch" and then the mindfuck angel fell victim to monologue?
>>37147505But.. we want Jager... and sweedish fish. Also.. probably uhm.. Shit.
>>37147459>and remember, no arrancar wants to be a Sin Fin
>>37147430After Asmodeus got young again and Mendel blew up her base, Risa's soul gem was placed in a cell in heaven that Raphael told her was meant to show whatever she desired. Because it initially blocked out us, the voices, it remained a blank void, implying Risa doesn't actually have any will or opinions. Which... I really dislike, especially since it seemingly contradicts what she did when she was trapped in her soul gem without us or monologue, and it seems to be implying that the players are actively detrimental to Risa's growth as a person, and it's really hard to play if it feels like our participation is unwanted.
>>37147544Or we're her desires and we're not apart of her. We're her humanity and we're trapped on fucking 4 chan.
>>37147505Well, since it shows desires that we want...Either we have no desires, or our desires are already fulfilled, and that's why its an empty room.
>>37147544or the room doesn't work on Risa cats.
>>37147395>>37147430>>37147505>>37147525Hollows of all sorts and sizes are incomplete beings, right? Or in Risa's case, she can't really feel as a normal human would, or as a more humanized hollow can. It could be that Risa does not have the capacity to process want in the same way that more complete beings do. To use a crude comparison, it's like making a keyboard-detecting machine and running it on a smartphone or smart tablet. It can mimic a keyboard and carry out keyboard functions pretty well, but it doesn't have any actual keyboard.Or Risa has what she desires already, and wants nothing more.
>>37147544Or Risa just wants oblivion. It would make sense what with the life of thrillseeking/drugs/escapism followed by a train of suicide.
>>37147202[Read to myself, in the voice of Bryan]Well the world can be confusingBut don’t let it rot your headCuz’ life can be madBut it ain’t so badThere’s pity for the deadSides, you felt sorry in the endComing round that final bendMaybe not enough you saidBut here’s the rubPlease think insteadOf all you’ve doneAnd all you’ve seenAnd through it all just how you’ve beenMy greatest mate, a conscionable lassAnd the only that keeps my assTrying so hard to be a better meCuz always I look back and seeYou trying hard for other folksWhen I would have just said “Fuck those blokes”But that’s who you areMy shining starYou care deeply for othersAnd are raising the barOf what being dead can really beIt’s why you mean so much to meI still limbo under, needless to sayBut don’t ever forget, for even a dayYou are now who you chose to beIt’s the truth love, death has set you free
>>37147623Bryan? Who is Bryan?
>>37147620>>37147613>>37147544>>37147566Or it didn't work because it's an emotional/mental magic thing and Risa has >Mental unbalance: All mind controlling and emotional manipulation powers are weakened against you. Your schizophrenia means you are barely in command of your own mind, and the unaware will quickly find themselves overwhelmed.on her sheet
>>37147670Life of Bryan, Monty Python>>37147623Alternately,> Panic> "Plant Bro, get the delorean!"
>>37147670clearly this guy
>>37147688Wasn't she totally lethargic and useless while in the chamber?
>>37147701>>37147719This too, I guess.
>>37147670You mean Bryan, or Eric Idle, the chap beside him who sang Always Look on the Bright Side of Life?
>>37147778Probably the latter. Good catch.
Risa tries to impress upon her just how much she cares. She follows up with one of her old rhyme and sing schemes to be sweet.And Jager becomes incensed this situation is serious to her and leaves Risa alone with Melting ice cream, a chronically depressed hollow and a sad plant bro.
>>37147821Yeah, I'm sorta expecting this to go about as well as the time we did a Don Kanonjii impression to Ryoko.
>>37147821Sad cats and meltimg ice cream.Thanks I'm depressed now.
>>37147623I don't know if she'd be responsive to poetry or musical numbers.That seems more like something Risa does to unnerve or irritate people, it doesn't seem like it would really make her feel better. Even if we abused our powers to generate a Disney style musical, I'm not sure she'd like it.Which is a shame, because I think you have some solid content.
>>37147889All in a days work.>>37147887Well hell if we actually sing that song in the voice of someone we ate instead of Risa's yeah it's going to go over like a lead balloon.
>>37147821Technically unlike last time, this rhyme doesn't have any support behind it, precisely because we're afraid of what you just said.Which is a shame, became fuck if I know what else we should do. This is why we don't do stuff like this a lot, the stakes feel much higher than mortal combat.
>>37147821Then she wishes that she never existed since she makes everyone so sad and fucked up, and prepares for one final laugh. Then suddenly...
>>37147899Thank you for the compliment. I mostly just posted it because I scribbled it out, not because I expected it to get voted in as an option.Or perhaps I am secretly plotting the saddest ice cream party ever (as per >>37147821).
>>37147956we'd just eat the angel tbqh
>>37147623>>37147202I'll second this but if Jager leaves Risa alone with Melting ice cream I'll probably cry.I'm a grown ass man.
>>37147956So what restaurant chain are we killing ourselves in next time? What weapon?I am personally imagining Risa trying to go out of this life the same way she came in, with a revolver, and just constantly pulling new shells out of inventory in industrial sized cases.
>>37148015Well, I've never been to Jack in the Box...
>>37147975Then we kill ourselves a third? fourth time? The suicide is in character.>>37148015No. Not sad enough. A cat consumed by depression... I'm thinking Risa or Kid Risa mode. we wander in front of a car and refuse to let ourselves regenerate. We allow the plot rock to die.
>>37148055Plot rock cant be hurt by most anything.
>>37148083So Risa rejects it. Removes it. However you color it.
>>37148103Can't. It's her. If anything, her body is just a fleshy projection of the plot rock.Suicide is beyond us. And is honestly too melodramatic a response right now, calm down.
>>37148103She uses her god powers to remove the God Rock, make it an artifact revolver, and then kills herself with it.
>>37148103you know, you could just write contrived melodramatic bad end pastebin fics and channel your antics into potential SPXP.
>>37148103Also risa is probably too strong for a car crash to damage her. You would probably end up with a car wrapped around child risa.>>37148130Well we can but it costs SPXP.
>>37148153So long as the last thing she does is laugh. I'm sold. Probably a bitter choked laugh with tears streaming down her face.
>>37148161Not the first time I've been told that. I don't follow the sheet though. I'm terrible with level ups and the like.
>>37148162>Well we can but it costs SPXP.That's the Divine godrock. The wimpy little white one we got from eating gods.Old One plotrock too strong for that shit.
>>37148193>>37148170Well still, the only this accomplishes is making it even more likely Risa flubs this social interaction.
>>37148457What how? Because Azure wants us to act out the bad end so he can write it?
>>37148487Because the tone of the thread influences the tone of what Risa says.
“Course it does Jager! Because you matter to me, you silly bint! I bloody love you, so of course it matters! Think about it in the reverse, what if I was troubled about my memories of the living world?” You wonder.You look off into the distance and things get hazy as you flashback to the time when you were alive. “Hello there Risa, my what a wonderful day it is!” Sir Worthington of Delaware says.“Just so. Shall we ravage each other?” Madam Delaware asks you while lustily removing her bonnet.You smile as you take off your shirt and—“SCREEEEEEEE!” The life bandit bursts through the wall and violates your stomach with a chainsword that blooms carnage flowers into your brain.Your flashback ends. “Why was everything on fire?” You wonder. I don't bloody know. Anyway Jager, I love you, you sexually confusing, muscular, German wolfu thing.” You don’t even know what that means. “I offered you my unlife! That is way more important than my life! I was all ‘Oi, you want to kill me? You damn well can if you want!’ Then you almost did and I let you!” You say.“We see how that turned out.” She mutters.“The bloody hell does that mean?” You ask.She sighs. “Nothing. It doesn’t mean anything.”“Passiveness doesn’t work on me! I get confused and scared! Be frank with me, or I’ll cry!” You shout. “The voices are throwing things at each other, and at me, and one of them is wearing a fox full body costume, like an animal mascot, and I don’t bloody well know what that is supposed to mean! He has a hole in the groin, and he is making hissing noises at me! That’s how bloody well upset I am!”“That’s—what?” She asks.“He licks my ear when I sleep sometimes. Sometimes he says my mother’s name.” You look over at Plantbro who is sharing a face of confusion with Jager. “He knows. Anyway, look if you are feeling miserable about it we should talk! Maybe have a nice cuppa.”(1/3)
“If it mattered to you, you would have checked in after I was feeling better after my ordeal. Maybe figured out I wasn’t that good at thinking! You said it yourself when you talked to Mendel and—“ Your hand covers your mouth. Damn you for being so slow hand!“Like I said, it doesn’t matter.” She sighs.You look around. “Look, hey, there is more bothering you right? Hey, we should talk about it, this—I just want us to be mates again, like in the old days. You have had some troubles, and maybe I haven’t been paying enough attention to you but we can do better. We can fix this.”She sighs and you press it and start singing a song from something about a Brian spelled weird.“Well the world can be confusingBut don’t let it rot your headCuz’ life can be madBut it ain’t so badThere’s pity for the dead” You say and hear a snapping as Asmodeus walks over in a waiter outfit to join you.“Sides, you felt sorry in the endComing round that final bendMaybe not enough you saidBut here’s the rubPlease think instead” You both sing, and you think you have a good vibe going.She slams her hands on the table and pushes herself up with an irritated look. She frowns and says “My issues aren’t a god damn spectacle, and I’m not putting on a show in a shitty ice cream shop.”(2/3)
>>37148553Dammit Risa you're too crazy to comfort people. I never thought I'd actively be considering how to make Risa not Risa.
>>37148606Hah called it. Risa sits alone with melting icecream. So! Who votes suicide?
>>37148606Hey Azure, that had one vote. Please don't cause problems that don't have to exist.
>>37148666I think the meltdown would have happened anyways and the song wouldn't have mattered.
>>37148606Pretty sure we did in fact check in with her about the nazi thing. More than once even.
Smooth as a bowl of cement with nuts in it.
>>37148666It doesn't really matter. We didn't figure out the right thing to say, so this outcome was inevitable.
“This establishment is anything but madam!” Asmodeus objects.Jager glares at her, throws some money on the table, then leaves the building. You reach out for her in a futile gesture, then slump on the table. “Was that a bad time for me to step in?” Asmodeus asks.“Welp, time for me to kill myself again.” You say with a look of confidence.Madoka looks at you in a way that implies they think you have that as your default reaction to a few too many situations, but a plant talking would just be silly. “Should you chase after her? She seemed a little upset.” Asmodeus says."Think I should?" You wonder."Well, I certainly would, but then again I am not exactly people, now am I?" Asmodeus titters. Think that's a word. Nah, I am tired of dealing with it. Where is Yuuki? Nah, I will talk to her at the shrine later Yeah, probably should. Other, please specify(3/3)
>>37148685I don't recall that, actually. Maybe one or two sentences, but not a vote.Please tell me I'm wrong.
>>37148696 Yeah, probably should.God. Dammit.
>>37148696> Yeah, probably should.Damnit Azure, we're not letting it end like this.
>>37148696> Nah, I am tired of dealing with it. Where is Yuuki?we'll get to it laterlets allow cooler heads to prevail.
>>37148696> Yeah, probably should.GIVE HER OUR HEART... we don't need it anyway...Maybe Yuuki could cheer up Sin-Fin with his eternal Optimism....
>>37148696>[x] Yeah, probably should.So, do we have a plan, or...
>>37148696 Yeah, probably should.
>>37148696> Nah, I am tired of dealing with it. Where is Yuuki?give Jagerbombs her space
>>37148748We tried the plan. And creative writing. That failed horribly. So no plan might work.
>>37148696> Yeah, probably should.All in mothefucker.
>>37148696> Yeah, probably should.
>>37148696> Other, please specifyExplode body with ceros and fire a hellbreaker straight up and then just sit there not regenerating from plotrock state.
>>37148696"And do what? I either stay here and make her think I don't care about her, or I go out there and just make an ass out of both of us and don't reach her at all. Sin-Fin, your thoughts?"
>>37148713I could be wrong but people were saying something about it. If they didn't vote on it back then I am going to take it as more evidence that we are all dumb.
>>37148772Man, friendship is a two-way street. If she has issues, she had every opportunity to come to us to vent or to lean on our shoulder to cry. She thinks we didn't care about her? Then we would have left her to rot and not have passed up all of those upgrades. Maybe we need to stop being so apologetic and let our frustrations loose on her. If she's not willing to make this work and refuse every olive branch that we extend, then perhaps this is a lost cause.
>>37148828That's... pretty much exactly what she wants us to do to her, which is why we can't.
>>37148748no, anons are relying on RPGs and dating sims to understand human nature.letting someone blow off steam is a foreign concept to them.
>>37148865I mean, are arguing that the fallen angel who is thousands of years old and is an expert in human nature is leading us astray?
>>37148828Sometimes I wonder how effective it would be to speak of the time she died and we cut off fate breakers to bring her back.
>>37148828>not have passed up all of those upgrades>let our frustrations loose on her>refuse every olive branch that we extendHow emotionally distant were you with your parents? Because this awfully sounds like the 'busy parents that ship their kids to private school while they work and emotionally neglect them while expecting them to love you' sort of relationship.
>>37148814That's stupid and overly dramatic. A suicide should be nice and quiet.That way someone has to go looking for you.>>37148828That's probably what we're doing by following her. A sort of Goddamnit Jager.I mean fuck we power leveled her. Dragged her kicking and screaming into reality. We came into her own mind and saved her the last time she had a crisis of identity.Apparently none of that matters. What the fuck else can we do?
>>37148865I think it's more the cycle of abject neglect to helicopter-Risa back to neglect and repeating over and over and over. It happens every time we try to "help" an npc. We go all out on either letting them 'blow off steam' or we go all out on trying to talk to them, and it just ends up pissing them off because it's really bad, so we just do the complete opposite next time.
>>37148920We tried that she rolled her eyes. It was a, Yeah Okkaay sure whatever Risa.
>>37148932>>37148828That's really not a good attitude to have in this case. It should be concern for her sake, not our own inconvenience or investment of energy.
>>37148956Makes me wonder if others even realize that plantdoka was ever actually dead.
>>37148828You're right on blowing up at Jager being a candid, human response at this point. Jager has been acting like a terrible person, if not a terrible friend for a little while now, and I wouldn't associate with her were she one of my friends in real life.However, that isn't the right action for helping her out of this shit. Azure is writing her like he thinks a depressed person should act. All we can do is keep pushing and wait for Azure to throw us a freaking bone, since all of our effort and sincerity just isn't good enough to capture this elusive prize.
>>37148932>That's stupid and overly dramatic. A suicide should be nice and quiet.>That way someone has to go looking for you.No, a suicide should be loud and messy and unpleasant for everyone who has to deal with it as a final middle finger to everyone.Also, it's a more intensive search to pick up millions of pieces than it is to pick up one body. Do plan explosion and they'll be looking for all the Risa chunks stinking up the place for years to come.
>>37148934It's the same with fighting, how we alternate from paralyzing paranoia, to not-giving-a-fuck recklessness.
>>37148973We are concerned for her sake. But every time we try to show it... We fail. So it's leading to frustration.
>>37148956I'm sure I'd believe you if you actually showed us the posts for that?
>>37148987What if when we follow her, we don't talk much and just kind of try to keep her company? Like let our continued presence do it for us?
>>37148934Yeah, its pretty much this. Sin Fin got attention, then Jaeger, then Ryoko...
>>37148813>>37148801>>37148748>>37148747>>37148730>>37148725So what's your guys' plan(s) to get Jager to calm down?supportive, Monty python reference, and pity didn't work. Maybe some kind of tough love? call her out on her punishment desires? BDSM maybe?suggest anons suggest!
>>37148987Yeah, you're right. I'm just frustrated at all of this.We shouldn't keep pushing for it just because she lashes out and knocks our hand away. She needs support right now, whether she likes it or not.And hope that she doesn't have another anti-Risa weapon planted on her that she'll use in a pique of irrational fury.
>>37149013Yeah.. I'd have to fucking find it.. and that's.. a not an easy search. The unlife thing was easy to find I just picked that up over the last few threads. Huh different thought. Maybe Jager was hoping slapping Risa would knock some of the Crazy out of her?
>>37148987And of course we left Sin-Fin alone and she quickly faded into the background, even though we were initially concerned with her.So we're fucking up on two fronts.God this is frustrating.
>>37149077Jesus, I just came here to play a collective game, not run a daycare for the fundamentally broken and insane.
>>37149077She has Azzy. She'll live, hopefully.
>>37149059Ask her what she needs? Be frustraited. Not Happy. Just agitated and I don't know. Really. We've tried asking about this shit before and been told we wouldn't understand.
>>37149071Therefore, it most likely does not exist, and people should stop doing this unless we can actually remember which thread things are in before making possibly wrong statements for decisionmaking?I may be a bit rude, sorry.
>>37149088>>37149110And that, unfortunately, is the kind of attitude that means that this will never stop keep happening.They'll never reach a more stable state if we just fuck off when we hit a rough patch.
>>37149088>he said in HQR
>>37149088That's kind of my thoughts on the whole affair. I love the characters when they are acting like themselves and being wonderful, positive people. This sort of awkward melodrama being shoe horned into the plot combined with the inherent ineptitude of Risa in dealing with these sorts of affairs drags on me like a lead weight.
>>37149148It's not really shoehorned in. And Sin-Fin was never positive.
>>37149145Okay, not run a daycare for more than one fundamentally broken and insane person.
>>37149088>he says this while playing a fundamentally insane and broken character who surrounded herself with insane and broken characters of other various disorders.
"This is not a joke! You are not a joke! I'm serious! And you will not ignore me you depressed martyr complex afflicted prude!"
>>37149148especially since its made out to be more important than everything else In my opinion
>>37149148>>37149187Guess what? Finding out you were the worst person in the entire world sucks.
>>37149187We're good on food. We've been good on food. The remaining opponents are just too much for us to take down alone, that means we need to earn some powerful allies.
>Destruction Jager was bad
>>37149164She somehow got sadder, and it's all our fault. As for shoe horning it in, I honestly don't feel this is an essential part of the plot that needed to be included to tell an engaging story. I see it as a story tellers desperate grasp at injecting emotional depth into their story, so that their one great work can be a holistic piece.This can be done well, however, the juxtaposition of light and dark themes is working in such a way that it devalues the original values while trying to allow the others room to breathe. I don't know about you, but I've enjoyed these sorts of issues less than the fundamental issue of whether to kick more dragon ass or demon ass with our best buddies.
>>37149196Well that was rude and unnecessary I stated it was my opinion and everything.
>>37149243Honestly? I find that kind of stuff really grows dull if it's all the quest is. Especially since it's barely interactive.
>>37149244I think he means that finding out that you were literally worse than Hitler can fuck a person up inside.
>>37148828>If she has issues, she had every opportunity to come to us to vent or to lean on our shoulder to cry.Since when do friends with martyr complexes sit down with other friends to discuss shit unless other friends bring out an intervention first?I think we should have stayed with her post-son clone killing or Mendel brainwashing for the intervention. This is what happens when we put things off too long.
>>37149244I mean for jager. She was literally worse than Hitler.
>>37149272>>37149290Ah, thank you for correcting me
>>37149043At this point, I'm wondering if we should try turning into a cat or something, and literally mewling for Jager's attention. Maybe we'll convey ourselves better without words getting in the way.
>>37149275I didn't even know there was a huge Jager crisis until someone brought it up with AE on the ask.fm.
>>37149269Like I said, it can be done well, and I agree with the sentiment that endless battle can be dull. However, these specific issues that we are so ill equipped to resolve being thrust into the plot don't really engage me as a player.
>>37149312that won't work, we need to slap her out her depressed self loathing funk, preferably verbally.
>>37149312No. We'd just fuck things up with that as well. The only time I can remember comforting her was when we were a kid.. and we caused that.. by being a kid.We could try to just hug it out with her.. but most likely she'll get mad at us for being manipulative and not taking it seriously.
>>37149339Because there sort of was, we just put it off and forgot about it. I was meaning to vote for spending some time with Jager after the spaceship, but didn't remember.
>>37149353I like this quest, but sometimes I get the feeling that this is like a DM trying to force a person to convince someone on the spot without taking their character's CHA score or modifier into account. Or making someone swing a weapon IRL to determine how well they hit an enemy.
>>37149339Nor did I. I literally took it at face value that we couldn't fix Jager, so Azure just handled those details in the background. With the present situation, I kind of wish that I had been correct.
>>37149400>without taking their character's CHA scoreBut Azure has, our CHA score is probably in the toilet.
“So this is damned if I do or don’t decision right? If I go out there she gets mad, if I stay here you look down on me in solemn judgment to make me feel bad.” You accuse.Asmodeus crosses her arms and looks annoyed. “I am not your judge jury and executioner. What have I done to make you think I would begrudge you for making use of your freedom of choice? You could kill her and, while slightly disappointed I wouldn’t get to see her again, I would not fault you.” She explains.“That’s—“ You start. No, she would probably totally do that. “Okay, you would probably totally do that. Sorry.”“Well, as long as you know.” She smiles.You listen to the voices and most of them seem to say follow her? Maybe? “Asmodeus! Keep Sin-Fin less than totally depressed! Listen to Susan, he’s in charge of operation keep Sin-Fin from just, seriously man, cheer the fuck up.”“Well, I will certainly try my best.” She says.You sonido out of the ice cream place, and look around the street. It isn’t that hard to find her even though her outfit is camouflaged so she might want to consider a refund of some kind. You weave through the people in the street and find her trying to find a less crowded area of the city to sonido in. “jager! Hey Jager! Come on, wait! I—Oi, mind your hands there grabby man.” We killed that dude. “Jager hello!” You catch up because you have more *s in speed.“I’m going back home.” She says.“Didn’t you like the ice cream? It was a bit cold I realize, but ice cream does that, it is generally pretty cold unless it is soup. Was it because Asmodeus was singing off key from me? I make her do that because otherwise her voice will break just everyone.” You say. “Just talk!”(1/2)
>>37149400I get the feeling people are shit at write ins and can't read the mood or understand characters.
>>37149437I am starting to understand why some people dislike skill challenges.
>>37149453I love you too, anon.
>>37149453Yourself included, right?
She looks back at you, and you can see the ugly mess of tears going down her face. PANIC PANIC PANIC! Initiate panic options![X] CERO EVERYTING! GORE FLOWER! FATEBREAKER! ACCUSE OF BEING LOKI BEARS!Risa tried to cero everything! But it isn’t time to use that right now!“It isn’t a joke!” She argues. “I’m not a spectacle for your friends to look at and laugh at, and for you to do stupid things about. I was saying stuff and you just—this is why I shouldn’t tell you stuff. You can’t handle it, you can’t be there if I need it. Just lemme alone.” She says and you see she is actually crying now, her face contorting in those weird shapes crying faces do.She says something else, but honestly I can’t make it out in the mess of huffing and sobs she has going on.You have made Jager cry! You are uncertain what to do in this situation! Look, when cero everything didn’t work I sort of ran out of ideas. Comfort her? Something? (Write in) Go get someone else! I don't know what to do here! Kill them all! JUST FUCKING! KILL!(2/2)
>>37149400It's more like the DM has a party of barbarians, knows they all dumped charisma and int HARD, but still decides to write in some political intrigue, because he wants to tell a story that has everything.The problem is, we can't just kill the mayor and burn down the town with Jager. I don't think this quest would be playable afterward.
>>37149517> Look, when cero everything didn’t work I sort of ran out of ideas. Comfort her? Something? (Write in)"This is not a joke. You are not a joke. I am serious and I want to help you but you need to let me in."or offer to be sad with her.
>>37149517> Kill them all! JUST FUCKING! KILL!Biggest explosion we can make. Hellbreaker charged up and not let off followed by a third release followed by ramming a second hellbreaker into the first one powered by the full hp and gj recharge from 3rd release.
>>37149517>want to have a serious moment>Risa fucks it up by doing silly thingsIm going to become an avatar of salt sooner or later
>>37149517> Hug herAnd if Risa can't cry herself, she never will have anything approaching empathy or an interesting personality.> "I can't do words. I can't do politics. I can't do anything. All I can do is this. I'm sorry.
>>37149517>I’m not a spectacle for your friends to look at and laugh atOh goddamnit, she thinks she's part of the Trueman Show for us (voices) now.Fuck.
>>37149517> Look, when cero everything didn’t work I sort of ran out of ideas. Comfort her? Something? (Write in)Try to hug her? We've hugged her before that worked. Words are horrible. We're horrible with words. Cry. Tell her she's not those memories.. She's herself.
>>37149599We are driving a pinto, and getting mad when it can't go over a mountain or jump jet and totally do a sweet DFA on that other car.
>>37149517> Kill them all! JUST FUCKING! KILL!I can't into write in's so I'm just picking this.It's not like we will ever figure out how to deal with Jager's personal problems anyways.
>>37149646How dare it not!
>>37149517"You're not a joke, Jager, I am. And I don't know how to be anything else. I mean you taught yourself how to be kind, and strong, and just so wonderful, while I've just become more of what I've always been. That's why... that's why you can't give up on yourself Jager. You've the only one of us who has a chance."
>>37149517> Look, when cero everything didn’t work I sort of ran out of ideas. Comfort her? Something? (Write in)Hug Her You Fool. Take her to the tallest place and embrace her
>>37149644>>37149605>>37149517Something in this vein please.
>Jager gets a big ol emotional gash from the whole learning about her life thing>Salt in the wound in the form of Risa being the only one to really give a fuck>Throw on some lemony slush in the form of Risa being utterly incompetent and turning it into a minstrelJager Quest is probably even saltier than y'all niggas are right now.
>>37149690That's incredibly selfish. Look at me Jager You're soooo much better, I'm the fuck up See! Pity MEeEEE.
>>37149599We didn't fucking vote for that though. No one did.Even the one who fucking wrote it didn't intend for it to be a valid action.
>>37149728On the bright side, alt-HQR has just reached a massive breakthrough in their research, and it may turn the tides against the Kingdom of the BRIGHTEST STAR TO ECLIPSE THE SUN!
>>37149777Thats the reason why im salty dog
>>37149517>I’m not a spectacle for your friends to look at and laugh atOuch.Should we do something about that, or?
>>37149728Well, if those fuckers didn't spend thread after thread arguing about which drapes had the right feng shui and actually fucking did something, we wouldn't be in this mess. Maybe we could find some better friends.
>>37149810If she means us the voices in Risa's head Do we just apologize for Risa being an idiot? Because we're trying that. It didn't have majority vote.. so that's what it boils down to.
>>37149777I whole heartedly apologize for that as the one who wrote it. I really didn't think Azure would do anything with it, though I agree with one anon that Azure was probably just trying to find a reason for her to storm off. Even so, you have my sincerest apologies.
>>37149517"What friends? Sin-Fin, who is literally incapable of laughter, a plant, who honestly just wanted to be anywhere else? No one is laughing at you, it's just... I don't know how to cry for real."
>Old One Corruption level (Of 5): 3>3While everyone was freaking out about Jager, the clock ticked down a bit more.This is going to be beautiful when Jager's reaches maximum pissed and then suddenly Old Risa.
>>37149869Honestly, I want Azure to drop the "no echo chamber thing for head voices" for Genesis. I want Jager to see what Risa has to put up with, arguably a hell worse than her memories.
>>37149869Well, I don't know, seeing as that part of the problem is that the voices are >>37148934
>>37149889Risa is so worried about Jager she loses herself to abominations. Jager just thinks Risa Didn't give a shit and let go or fucked up. Risa is suffering. With the Inability to Cry. She can only laugh.
>>37149889I thought it's been at three for a while now?If not, and we're dying of that on top of everything else then this is just the fucking worst.I honestly wish AE never fucking opened his fucking ask box, because it seems clear that one or two shitty people have completely soured him to the quest.
>>37149889I don't really care. Let Azure bad end himself, if that's what he wants. We'll finally be able to complete the sup/tg/ rainbow with the threads.
>>37149517>this is why I shouldn’t tell you stuff. You can’t handle it, you can’t be there if I need it. Just lemme alone.And this is why sociopaths can't have nice things. It takes too much energy to always be chameleoning.
>>37149869Except the poem/song didn't have majority vote. It didn't have any fucking votes at all.Unless AE just looks at number of responses and doesn't check the fucking content, which is too terrible to contemplate.
>>37149920Honestly, the ask had nothing to do with this. Azure was planning on making this a point of contention and he thoughts we'd notice... somehow. The ask just made it apparent this was a problem, and I'm glad we can deal with it now rather than later, when it reaches Ryouichi levels of stupid.
>>37149959There was ONE vote for it, and then a comment by the author (jokingly referencing a delorean and not linked to the main prompt for a reason). So sayeth the author, but maybe Azure confused it for three votes. Again, more likely that he wanted a breaking point.
The situation in-quest wouldn't be pissing me off at all if it wasn't for all of you whiny THE-SKY-IS-FALLING niggers screaming salt and tears, demanding suicide, and being passive aggressive at Azure.This used to be my favorite quest. I used to look forward to playing. Now I dread having to deal with the people around me. I don't think Azure wants to quit, and that's what freaks me out the most.
>>37150042But the sky is falling, we looked up.
>>37150042I sort of have to agree with this.
>>37149959Or maybe it was considered fitting for Risa to say at the moment and wasn't going to majorly impact the outcome of that update, so AE just included it.QMs do that shit all the time.
>>37150042I agree that the suicide stuff is completely melodramatic, but this is still a pretty bad situation.Just being pissed off at the other players won't do anything but make more negativity.
Jager's pessimism/martyr complex is a really bums me out.>>37150042I think the liquor helps. Hat's off to him for weathering all the shitstorms. waifus can drive men mad ya know
>>37150123I was trying to be funny with the "How many revolver shots to kill a Vasto Lorde?" thing. I imagined Risa back at an Arby's trying to rekindle that old black magic with crate after crate of ammo, and failing.
>>37150145We did take, we're all mad here, though didn't we?
>>37150145Just think how it must be for her.
>>37150172No, we didn't. We never bought it because it looked like a massive waste of xp and then Azure removed it from the list of options when he realized that Monologue was already pretty much doing what the power would have done.I am kinda curious as to what its r5 perk woulda been though.
You look around as she hiccups and starts wiping her face. Do—should we kill them all? “No, that doesn’t really seem to be working.” You say. Offer her a magical girl contract? “What? Why would that do anything?” I don’t know!“No one was laughing at you! Look, hey, what people would laugh huh? Sin-Fin? She doesn’t know about these sorts of things and Plantbro is, er,” I got nothing on this one, “therapeutic?” You wonder. Asmodeus sort of showed up too. “Asmodeus isn’t people.” She might be people. “She wouldn’t laugh though!”You look away as you figure out just what is going on in your brain parts. Well she said she didn’t want to make a spectacle of it all, maybe Azzy showing up made it worse? “Like she doesn’t want to air her dirty laundry in public, and thinks it’s bad if you do?” You wonder. Yeah, maybe something like that. “And now she is crying.” Hurt people do that. “What do we do?” You wonder.You look back at Jager, then wrap your arms in an awkward hug, that makes you all wiggly and weird. Like, how do people do this? Sometimes you don’t get hugs. “It’s okay?” You offer looking around at the people and then cranking up your cloaking because she doesn’t like shows! We remember! “If, look, hey. Sorry? I don’t quite know what to do here. You are sad, you have been sad for a while, and I am not particularly fond of the idea. I want to not have you be sad, or at least let me be with you so you won’t be as sad.”She just sort of cries, and I am not fluent in crying girl. “You are supposed to be fluent in everything.” You say then smile. “Ah, no, just can’t understand you, you have to speak up!” You say.(1/2)
She doesn’t repeat what she said so you just sort of stand there on your tiptoes trying to hug her better, but the expression feeling alien to you. Or maybe it’s the crying bit? Most people who cry around you are about to get super dead. It takes a while, and your uncomfortable levels are at the top at this point, but finally she manages to stop. She pushes you away, and says in a still strained voice. “I’m going home.” Then leaves.You look around as she makes her way to the shrine. Do we—should we go after her? Just sort of walk after her, make sure she gets home okay, is not assaulted by boss cat, etc. Back to the ice cream place, you left them alone with a super scary Devil who is next to your ice cream. Other, please specify(2/2)
>>37150381>Just sort of walk after her, make sure she gets home okay, is not assaulted by boss cat, etc.Don't try talking yet though.
>>37150381> Just sort of walk after her, make sure she gets home okay, is not assaulted by boss cat, etc.
>>37150381> Just sort of walk after her, make sure she gets home okay, is not assaulted by boss cat, etc.Just stalk her, I guess.
>>37150381> Just sort of walk WITH herDoesn't make much sense to follow her like some sort of goddamn stalker.
>>37150381> Back to the ice cream place, you left them alone with a super scary Devil who is next to your ice cream.
>>37150445Yeah, if it was raining, we could make a gravity umbrella. But as it stands, just go back with her.
Why do Jagers like being sad? Science may never know.
>>37150524Because we have to meet our [SAD] quota and we're starting late.
>>37150524Because she remembers being the worst person ever and the only one who cares will forever be forbidden by the QM from showing it in a way that doesn't just make things worse.
>>37150549>will forever be forbidden by the QM from showing it in a way that doesn't just make things worse.No, Mr. Passive-Aggressive, if we did this sooner, we wouldn't have this problem. This was always going to be messy.
>>37150549We have no humanity or empathy. Maybe we need to go ask if Azzy has some in a box that we could have? Or how to make it?
>>37150597I'm pretty sure that's what "Return to your roots" is supposed to do. But we're never gonna unlock it because any hints AE gave have passed over our heads.
>>37150621There were hints? I'll be honest I'm a bit tispy for all of these threads so..
>>37150621Might mean getting rid of the rock?
Honestly, we seem to want some semblance of our humanity back. Should we be hunting for mystical bullshit to regain our empathy? I don't think we have made any proactive decisions in that direction.
>>37150656It could have meant getting rid of Monologue. We don't know.
>>37150656But the rock is a major element of our strength, right? Do we really have to sacrifice our only method of survival for a waifu? Unless there's some way we can undergo a training arc and unlock super bankai or kaioken or something.
>>37150591Not the same anon, but we've had other things on out plate. We had to go fight off Mendel to make sure she wasn't just going to sweep back in and continuing making everything worse. We had a short talk with Akira about the world ending super abomination we just discovered. Then, we had to go after Ryoko because she was presumably in mortal danger, which she was.I don't think we should be punished for Azure constantly keeping more demanding things on our plate than nurturing our allies through the death and rape fueled nightmares of their past lives, forced into them despite our best possible efforts.Polite scrub neglect was also an impolite kick in the shins.
>>37150656The god rock? I don't see how.>>37150636Yes. I think maybe just the times Risa's felt a weird tingly feeling? And maybe keep waking up naked with hot chicks?
>>37150672Well, we're sort of doing that now by showing concern for Jaeger, although it was tainted by self interest, somewhat.
>>37150701We could tell Jager we feel tingly when we hug her? That we like that and want to feel it.. more often?We could ask Azzy? She tends to know these things..
>>37150763>We could tell Jager we feel tingly when we hug her? That we like that and want to feel it.. more often?How the fuck would that help her?
>>37150785She knows we're not bullshiting about having feelings and just saying words?
I wonder what Yuki is up to....
>>37150785>>37150821I understood it as emotional/love based. Not sexual. If that was your concern.
She sort of walks away and you walk after her with your hands in your pockets. Never liked hands in the pockets, always made me think people would accuse me of stealing stuff. You agree that is sound reasoning as you keep an even distance and sort of look around the neighborhood. “You don’t have to follow me.” Jager says. “Not like I am going to do anything.”“I’m not following you, just sort of walking in the same direction.” You reply.She glances back at you, then continues on her way. You pick up a particularly good whacking stick, and swing it around a bit while keeping your eye on Jager. She makes it to the stairs in front of the shrine, then pauses for a few seconds. She looks up the stairs, then continues past the shrine. You pass by that van as you follow her, and that savory smell, oh man this is a good place. “Oh? What do they have?” You wonder. This is where I got that waffle sandwich. “They play god.” You conclude.You continue walking after Jager and she takes streets unfamiliar to you, streets you have probably flew over countless times during your adventures. She makes a few twists and turns until she moves off the main road through some trees. You go in after her and after a few meters come to a small patch of grass, a bench, and a somewhat steep cliff overlooking part of the town. Jager leans on the railing and looks over the town. You decide to walk up to the guard rail and lean on it as well. This town looks stupid, your feet are cold, you wish you were home watching Doctor Who.“Sorry for making a scene.” Jager finally says.(1/2)
>>37150852Actually Risa made the scene. What with the singing.
“Hm? It’s fine.” You say as you glare at your brain part.You both stand around, and Jager shuffles a little. “Just haven’t been doing too well for a while now, and it all sort of came out. Ah, I feel better after a cry, so you don’t have to worry about it.”“I see.” You say looking over the city.I don’t believe her.“Seriously, it’s all fine now Risa. Everything is fine.” She explains. Ask her something (What?) Back to Ice cream world, or maybe the waffle sandwich place. Other, please specify(2/2)
>>37150699>We had to go fight off Mendel to make sure she wasn't just going to sweep back in and continuing making everything worseOh, is that so?We sort of had a had a thread after POV switch to Caede where we pussyfooted around the Nazi issue and started with paranoia, culminating in suspicions that Jaeger had a backdoor left in her head when she was hiding that she knew about the Nazi. That was the best time to start.
>>37150880> Ask her something (What?)If she's still leaning on the railing, lean on with her. Maybe rest your head on her shoulder.Everything isn't fine, but it will be. We'll get through this, I'll help you.
>>37150880> Ask her something (What?)"Do you want to talk about it? I'm not so good with the advice and what not, but you can get it off your chest at the very least.Just you and me, strictly confidential"
>>37150880 Ask her something (Why didn't you tell me? No wait it's because I'm crazy and really only excel in crazy things like fighting giants, angel, having asgardian drinking contests and telling off super scientists isn't it?
>>37150880> What have you been working on?> I can totally help on the inventory acquisitions, you know?
>>37150933We need someone to help us help her. Without any empathy or stuff like that, we'll just be trying to plug a hole in a dam with a band-aid.
>>37150880I'm a failure of a social being.[x] Stop it, Jaeger. Just stop it. This is how the Nazi-ing started, cooping up your feelings and saying that this and that has to be done for the good of the mission. Please don't do this to yourself.
>>37150880 Ask her something (What?)What did she say a little bit ago?>>37150987No this is feels time quit the business talk. She'll run away and hid in paperwork again damnit.
>>37150990Sin-Fin could help. Asmodeus, maybe, but it's going to be twisted help.
>>37150880> "I'll always worry about you, you daft tart, even if you don't want me to, even if you try to chase me off with a rake, or lock me in a room with strips. You may feel better, but I want you to be better. We'll get there, though, just give it time."> In the meantime, what have you been up to? I saw some scribbles that looked like drawings and schematics. I can help. Inventory has deep pockets.
>>37151050Won't somebody think of the children!?
>>37151076Can I be honest and ask if you are samefagging?Because the last time this happened, we got Destruction Jaeger.
I'm afraid to second a choice because I'm afraid what will happen if I do.
>>37151114I reposted once, and deleted the previous reply. I like this one better. Also, that accusation is offensive, so calm your shit. Last time we got Destruction there was a host of differing complications.
>>37151201Primary a scared samefag who single highhandedly ruined everything.
>>37151220Goddamn phone. Fuck up everything I type.
Hey HQR, whose voice do you read Risa's lines in?
>>37151230I don't read them in any voice, if that makes sense? I just kinda imagine them doing the stuff from reading the text.
>>37151220It also required Azure shooting himself in the foot a few times and the stakes actually being high.
>>37151201>>37151201I was referring to samefagging, not the difference in opinions.I just don't want samefagging at all, thanks. If we're going to fail, may as well be on majority merits, even if majority is idiotic shit that gave us Ryouichi.
>>37151251if only they had established an agreed upon definition of agency.agency is not the feeling you get when you feel your dick big and stronk
>>37150933Maybe this works?
>>37151300It kind of is, to a certain extent. Agency is the ability to express influence or have power over your surroundings. The anons at the time, were expressing a general disatisfaction with not being able to fight against or influence any major power in the world as it stood.This was a correct usage of the word, but coincided with the buzzword used in tabletop gaming hobbies which defines the ability to make decisions, for good or for ill. Azure was, at the time, allowing us to make any decision we wanted, despite what some players felt (since speed usually equals power and they assumed running wasn't an option).People argued about semantics until they were blue in the face, getting no one anywhere.
“Do you want to talk about it?” You ask.“No.” She replies.You nod. “Should you talk about it?”“Maybe.” She grumbles.“You can tell me stuff. I know I am bad at it, but I want you to feel better. Or you can just sort of tell me if you want to cry, I am good for people to cry around. Everything may not be okay, but it will be okay. Or at least better.” You say.“Maybe.” Jager says.You slide up close to her and look her over. You are not too sure quite what sort of feeling she has because this emotional connection stuff is hard, and your feet hurt. You reach a hand over and tentatively touch her hand. You pet it a little, then rest your hand on hers for a few moments. She lifts her hand, and you hold your hand in yours, then carefully intertwine your fingers. You shuffle closer and pull her arm in so your shoulder is against her side while still holding her hand, then rest your head on her shoulder. You rest your hand on her bicep too because, man, these feel nice. She feels nice. Your feet don't hurt now. She smells good. You're warmYour brain partially explodes.Hollow Quest Redux 120 end.I am feeling pretty tired so let’s end it here. Will be around for comments, questions, concerns, accusations, demands for the new OP I got next thread, etc. for a little bit.
>>37151456Yay! Good things happened.. sort of!Thanks for running Azure.So... Risa getting empathy or humanity.. did this help? Or as some one else said do we need to go on some sort of magical quest?
>>37151456>>37151456It has begun. The monster is becoming something more human.Based wolfu
>>37151456How was your Christmas and New Year's?
>>37151456So, we began this time on "Jager won't kill herself". How are we now, and are we at the point where we can stop worrying about her? This whole ordeal was kind of exhausting.
>>37151456thanks for running. and weathering another shitstorm. the scrutiny Jager and Jager related activities must make it difficult.You still having sleep trouble? My mom and a friend of mine use/used melatonin to help get to sleep. Its an over the counter supplement. take em 30 mins before bed.
>>37151532I hope Azure's not allergic to melatonin, I am.
We should have offered to let Jager eat ice cream off Risa's abs. It would have been the polite thing to do. All the fixin's cuz we like her a lot.
>>37151456Thanks for running.
>>37151499Thanks for playingHa ha ha, well we shall see!>>37151500Risa is holding hands! Unprotected! She is probably eggnant now>>37151506Not too bad, how was yours?>>37151514Not too sure! She still has issues obviously.>>37151532It was not even a shit breeze I think, but thanks for playing!I sometimes just have sleep issues. I get this way on breaks. Thank you for worrying!>>37151630Hm, that would be chilly. Risa would probably enjoy that quite a lot!>>37151678Thanks for playing!
>>37151714was this how Yoruichi was conceived?
>>37151714Well, thanks for running. I wish that we'd be done with the NPC drama so we could get back to the fighting though. There's generally less arguing and paranoia about that.
>>37151714WHY ISN'T ANYONE THINKING OF THE CHILDREN!?
>>37151762Ha ha ha, I wish I could agree about there being less of that, but I find both interesting!>>37151734No, to have those hips Risa would need to make sure the environment conditions are right so her stats are high enough!>>37151784Because dat bow tho.
>>37151813Dom would have been a poor choice to eat ice cream off of. His radiating glory would melt it all and they'd have to lick it off his abs and Jager would have to wait till everyone left the room because she is afraid of the Jagers in the other people's heads.Does Luci like Devil's food cake or is it too on the nose for him?and cowgirl Risa would have two sets of chaps. one assless for formal occasions and one that just covers her ass because symmetry.
>>37151714>Not too bad, how was yours?Nearly crushed in Boxing Day rush. I thought people spent all their crazy at Black Friday, but I was wrong. See you next thread.
>>37151813Thanks for the thread. Hopefully we can talk to Jager about stuff and things now. Or cuddle. Both is good.
>>37151957The chill would do nothing to his BURNING MIGHTHe doesn't enjoy most foods, but he is polite.Assless would be nice. What do you mean just covers?>>37151977Thankfully it is over now. Looking forward to it!>>37152011Thank you for playing. Both are good things, which must be explored. Both perhaps?
>>37152041it would just be a patch of leather covering her buttocks. Chapless ass
>>37152081I would either love it or I would hate it! I know not which!
>>37152041>>37152041Thanks for running AE,hope 2015 is serving you well thus far.
>>37152139Thanks for playing! Hope your year is going well and that it will continue to only get better!
>>37152138just do both at the same time.
Azzy+sweets=lewd thingsLucifer save us if Azzy gives us poundcake....
>>37152295Ha ha ha, you would not be interested in Azzy cake?
>>37152352You remember what happened last time!
>>37152352I just don't know if everyone in an 8 mile radius is ready for sex with Risa. so much unprotected tail rufflings.the cicadas would verge on extinction...
>>37152394we got Shiba to accept her lesbianism?
And now I am off to sleep! Goodnight internet people!