Afterglowhttp://suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com/qstarchive.html?tags=Pokemon%20Island%20Adventure%20Questhttps://twitter.com/GobbleQMCharacter info pastebin in progress: http://pastebin.com/iB0tb7rzDice odds for best of 3: http://pastebin.com/994WTT3gGeneral rules:There is a 10 minute voting period after each post. Non-contradictory votes will be combined as best as possible.Write-ins for all votes are always welcome and encouraged. They may not all make it into the post or be altered to fit in, but I'll do my best to at least try to address the spirit of the write-in.Very important or contentious votes may be redone in a stricter voting system as circumstances warrant.Combat mechanics involve three rolls of 1d100, taking the best, and using the base accuracy and crit ranges of the the PTU system, roughly, but the 'turn order' will be more like the anime, where sometimes you can do a few moves in a row or be hit by a combo of moves yourself, all depending on circumstances. Stronger moves tend to take more time and have more cooldown than weaker moves and also may leave you open to an interrupt, so beware of that timing. Speed is more important for closing ground, intercepting, and other things and doesn't necessarily mean going first.Pokemon and trainers are unique, and may have certain specializations, skills, or other things that the video-game mechanics might not allow. Some examples: That kung fu Bellsprout in the anime, that crystal Onix, or a Roggenrolla that can fly. Herb's perception skills, pokemon knowledge, context clues in general, and other things will hopefully come into play to avoid completely unfair, unforeseeable bullshit, but expect more bullshit from more advanced trainers.Call me out on a mistake and receive a suggestive picture, mostly likely a butt.Pokemon:Gobble (Munchlax)Mace (Roggenrola)Belladonna (Roselia)Dice (Croconaw)Sorbet (Vulpix)Location: A hotel-like room in the newly modernized grass temple on Tabo Island.Recently: Laki had an embarrassing episode in the Beauty Branch wing, you fought your way to see her, you had a heart to stone heart with Mace, an angry confrontation with the Grass Temple leader, and you boned your girls.
Let's hope that Keira's going to be ok.
Rolled 76 (1d100)Rolling for pregnancy!
Rolled 19 (1d100)>>2041239Was a mastah piece bin Gobble. Hope you're having a good night so far!>>2041272rollin too, why not?
>>2041272I’m assuming that if a birth control is 99% effective, it would take a 100 to mean pregnancy?
Rolled 9 (1d100)>>2041272
Laki is a good dom and should dom all the time.Hana is a freak.
You wake up sore, hungry, and thirsty. You don’t know which is stronger, but water is closer so you deal with that first. Of course, getting out of the warm bed with the two cuddly, naked girls makes you cold now, too. You should find your clothes.You test the little coffee maker in your room. Huh. It is on. Is that tea?“Hi.” Keira mumbles. “Help yourself, there’s lots.”“Thanks. I-” You shriek and cover up.“What’s going in- woah!” Abigail peaks in from the other room. She pins her eyes on the ceiling, but you notice her peak down a few times. You see Gardevoir in the background stop and stare at you now, too.You’re a mess of limbs trying to cover up as you scooch back towards the bed. “Guys!” You whisper loudly.“Mrph!” Laki whips a pillow at you and rolls over back to sleep, not very aware of what’s going on but wanting the noise to stop. Hana snores.“Privacy, right. Come on, Keira.” Abigail says, trying not to try not to look. As Keira goes back to their attached room with a cup of tea in her own sort of daze, Abigail fails a few time and finding the door with her peripheral vision and closes it after a very, very long seeming time. You sigh. At least Keira seems...okay. As tired as you are, Hana and Laki look moreso. You let yourself have a smug grin.>Get dressed, chat with Keira alone. She probably needs a talk>Get dress, hang with Keira and Abigail casually>The less you accidentally say to Keira, the better. Go train.>Keep yourself busy by helping one of the groups for the event>Something else
>>2041331>Get dress, hang with Keira and Abigail casually
>>2041331>Get dressed, hang casually.
>>2041331>>Get dressed, hang with Keira and Abigail casually
>>2041331>Get dress, hang with Keira and Abigail casuallyVoting but also butt please.
>>2041331>>Get dress, hang with Keira and Abigail casuallyYes, we must get dress.
>>2041331>Get dressed, chat with Keira alone. She probably needs a talk
>>2041377Diives is good stuff.
Heya gobble great bin, remember to archive
>>2041239Great bin! Fantastic stuff!I'm actually surprised Laki started thinking about the L-word before Hana did.
>>2041377Yeah, that bin was great.Hana is going to be fun when she works up a little more confidence.
You put on some clothes, grab a cup of tea, and go visit your friends in the other room.“Look who remembered how pants work.” Abigail leans on the small table they have set up. You pull up a chair and sit with your cup in hand.“Not his zipper.” Keira sips her tea in a zombie-like state.You look down in a panic. Wait! It’s up.Keira smirks without looking at your reaction, and sips some more tea.She’s still pulling pranks. That makes you feel better for some reason.“So, what are your plans for the day?” You ask them.“Getting beautified.” Abigail says.“It doesn’t matter.” Keira answers. “Getting high again I guess? I don’t know. I don’t have any answers.”“Keira...” Abigail nudges her.“I’m not going to see him.” Keira says back. She looks to you. “Oh. Right. I know everything.”“Uhh...” You freeze up. You feel above all else...>Guilty. Like you did something wrong in keeping things secret>Relieved. You could not need that up any more>Angry you were put in this position in the first place>Worried. Did you give it away somehow? Is she upset with you?>Something else
>>2041495>>Guilty. Like you did something wrong in keeping things secret>>Relieved. You could not need that up any more>>Angry you were put in this position in the first place>>Worried. Did you give it away somehow? Is she upset with you?>>Something elseALL OF IT. Also, sad that this situation happened at all.
>>2041495>Relieved. You could not keep that up any moreand>annoyed you were put in this position in the first placeAt the same time, hands were kind of tied.Guess we owe Gardevoir.
>>2041495>Herb.exe had stopped working.....
>>2041495>>Angry you were put in this position in the first placeBut not like a burning anger. A frusteration at being powerless to make people see the value of honesty. Jane won't be honest with Laki, everyone's afraid of Keira, etc.
>>2041495>>2041509Also, that should be 'keep' in the relieved option instead of 'need'Been doing a course on editing lately so while I could keep the thread happy with butts for a lot of it by going through with a fine tooth comb, I'm just going to do it occasionally.This just bugged me particularly for some reason, so, butt please?
>>2041495>Guilty. Like you did something wrong in keeping things secret>>Angry you were put in this position in the first place
>>2041495>>2041514I'm adding the dissapointment that we weren't able to just quickly fix everything.
>>2041495>Guilty. Like you did something wrong in keeping things secret
>>2041495>Worried. Did you give it away somehow? Is she upset with you?
>>2041495>Angry you were put in this position in the first placepic related
You feel a few things. Guilt, in a few different little forms. A little relief. But mostly, above all, anger. Frustration. You’ve been helpless to make this right quick enough and been struggling with being unable to be totally honest. To validate your belief in honesty. It mixes with the guilt and forms a pit in your stomach.Keira’s eyes don’t fall on you though. She’s looking behind you. You glance back and see Gardevoir, who looks a little unwell at the moment. That makes you feel worse.“I see. You did what you thought was best for me. You wanted to say something. I know that.” Her tone is still flat. “I’m not judging. I can’t. I don’t know what’s right or wrong any more.” There’s no pain in her voice. It’s just a tired statement. “Some people think the ends justify the means. Others are more absolute. Who knows. Some people think we die and go somewhere. Others don’t. We’re all just people trying to fill in the answers. There are a lot of things to believe in and apparently they’re all just as valid.”You keep wanting to interject, but there’s no good point to.Abigail gives you a look. ‘Look what I’ve been dealing with. Got any ideas?’>Try to cheer her up. Insist things will look better over time>Press. Does she not believe any more?>Um, did you guys hear anything last night?>She should talk to someone about her doubts. Maybe your mom! She’s good at this stuff>The jig is up, maybe now you can convince the High Priest to chat with her>Something else
Just read the bin, it was pretty great, as always. I really like the group dyamic they have going for sex, it's really fun while still being hot. Clair bins were hotter to me since they hit me right in the niche fetish of shared sensations and literal mindfuckery, but so far all of this quest's bins have been on point.You really are a good writer, Gobble. Working so many emotions and feelings into even the smut takes skill. We probably praise you a little too much, but you do deserve it.
>>2041630>>The jig is up, maybe now you can convince the High Priest to chat with her
>>2041630>The jig is up, maybe now you can convince the High Priest to chat with her
>>2041630>Try to cheer her up. Insist things will look better over time>She should talk to someone about her doubts. Maybe your mom! She’s good at this stuff
>>2041630>Try to cheer her up. Insist things will look better over timebut>The jig is up, maybe now you can convince the High Priest to chat with herHe can't blame us if she's the one that confronts him about it. We were tangentially involved in how she found out but we never breathed a word.Also, privately thank Gardevoir.
>>2041630>Tell her that you/a person you know has had a cisis of faith as well, and that eventually it passes.
>>2041630Backing>>2041642in addition to>>2041653
>>2041630>hug>Talk to the High priest and tell him she's figured it out, and that he needs to talk to his not-daughter, even if it's hard for him.
>>2041272Why the fuck do you guys want to get laki pregnant, we're are on a journey with weapons of mass destruction and we're are both teenagers, did everyone decide to take their stupid pills today or something?
>>2041670Don't look at me, I voted to use condoms.
>>2041630>If I'm being honest, I have reasons to believe your religion is right in at least several topics, so there's thatMainly the dragon god we see in dreams or trance or whatever we see while meditating. If they're right about that, there are definitely other things they're right about. As a belief, everything is valid, but there's only one true answer to questions as specific as "what happens to people when they die" and such.
>>2041638>>2041292>>2041451>>2041441[Thanks! I appreciate it. I worry I sort of baby the mood here and make people afraid to say unkind things, but that makes me feel better. If there are mean things to so I honestly don't mind at all.]>>2041432[Done! Thank you!]
>>2041670I think it's a joke that'll be funny until it turns out Gobble didn't think we were joking.
>>2041675Then you are one of the smart people, I can only hope laki isn't pregnant cause seriously fuck the anons that voted going in raw. Retardation of that magnitude needs to be punished someway and giving these fucks a baby is actually a reward to them so that won't work.
>>2041690Laki could go through an emotionally devastating miscarriage. But I don't want that.
>>2041677Your grammar and spelling have their moments, but mood and execution are top notch.And if grammar and punctuation were all it took to run quests, I'd probably give it a try myself.But it's not, so all I'll say is if there was something wrong with your prose, I'd mention it. As it stands, while a second read through later on to fix mistakes wouldn't hurt, the bins are pretty frigging good.
>>2041690But you can't realistically just hand out a STD in this setting either, considering that medical science can cure poison and burns instantly or give you laser-shooting robo eyes.So we'd have to think about possible side effects for our magical semen, I guess. Any suggestions?
>>2041716Also, we can reasonably assume everyone's clean. Maybe our girls will have their auras polluted by our own?
>>2041716Nothing has to happen just for the sake of something happening.
>>2041700It's likely to fucking happen, high stress journey on a pregnant teenager where things like poison spores and beams of pure destructive energy are par for the course. Not to mention the amount of walking and climates you would have to go through, the baby would be lucky to make it to month 5, if anything the fact laki got pregnant would be grounds for ending the journey and the quest.
>>2041738Sure, but discussing something is better than not doing it while waiting for updates.>>2041732>PokerusThat's a good one. Would it have the same effects in humans as in Pokemon? Is Laki going to double her gains when working out this week?
>>2041670It's a joke, bruv. Also pregnancy is my fetish.
>>2041762Well you fetish is fucking retarded in this instance when herb has no job and no house to raise children, some of us like to think past our fetishes so shit like homeless babies don't happen if you honestly think you can just keep going for you fetishes in a quest and not think about consequences without anything bad happening think again.
>>2041782Calm down, dude. Once again, it's a fucking running joke. Just because it'd make my peepee tingle doesn't mean I actually want it to happen, it just means I pick that to joke about. Everyone here knows full well that an actual pregnancy would be a quest-ending event. What you need to realize is that whether or not that event actually HAPPENS is 100% Gobble's decision, and I kinda doubt he wants to kill this shit off.Laki's on birth control anyway, it's a stupid argument.
>>2041807Gobble had one character lose their eye, you really think they wouldn't have laki get pregnant and end the quest.
>>2041761Hmm...Wait, how about something where the girls think they've been turned into poke-girls as a result of the sex?Like a dreamquest gone wrong or something?Can't have the pokerus be a positive thing after all.It's an opportunity to point and laugh at how daft those particular parts of the fanbase are as well.I mean, Laki's got the legs for a pretty damn fine Blaziken. :P
>>2041814Gobble failed to properly communicate that the temple was a Serious Shit Zone, and apologized when everyone lost their mind over the Serious Shit. I think she wants to make this a fun quest above all else, and as long as we're clear that we're joking about the pregancy thing she won't actually go through with it. Maybe a scare over a late period, THAT might actually serve the story a bit, force the characters to consider family.
You glance back at Gardevoir for a second, thinking how thankful you are. She doesn’t seem to react, so you turn back to Keira instead. “Hey.” You pull her in for a hug. She’s limp at first, and you start to worry. But she finally hugs back and you“It’s okay.” She assures you. Her voice is different from the curious and mischievous girl you know. This is a practiced tone. “All will be well.”“That’s what they say to dying people.” Abigail informs you.Your heart races for a minute. Keira laughs weakly. “You’re not dying any more than anyone else. It’s not like I’m rejecting everything from my life. But...”“But?” Abigail leans back.“I..things aren’t as clear as they used to be.”“Maybe you should visit High Priest Hoa. He’s been worried. I know it might be awkward after all this, but since you know everything I bet he’ll be happy to talk openly again.”“I don’t think that’s a good idea.” She says. “But not because I’m mad. I am, but that’s not it. “Herb. I want to tell you that making this event a success and giving enough prestige back to the other branches so they change the temple back will make me feel better. But I can’t lie to you.” Was that a grudge? “I’m sorry but none of that matters to me any more. If it’s something that matters to you then I hope it works out, but I see now that the temple is just a shell. It’s what’s inside that matters. What’s inside isn’t what I thought it would be, no matter how far up I go. I hope I haven’t ruined your mood or made you feel like your work is for nothing. I never wanted to be a burden. I don’t want him to see me like this.”>Let it go. Change the subject (write-in/specify)>Push the issue. Ask her to talk to him as a favor to you.>Okay. Well, you better get to work with the event>Oh. You guess you’re done here, then. The event isn’t your business any more>That’s it! You’re going to go get him and bring him here>Something else
>>2041826> I think you need to talk to SOMEONE, and Hoa's the best in easy reach.> I've gone too far with this event to back out now. I'll see it through.
>>2041826>>That’s it! You’re going to go get him and bring him here
>>2041826>Let it go. All will be well>I actually want the event to work out though, so I'll get to it
>>2041826>Let it go. Change the subject (write-in/specify)>Gardevoir told you? What do you think of her?
>>2041826>>Oh. You guess you’re done here, then. The event isn’t your business any more>>That’s it! You’re going to go get him and bring him hereThe branches can handle things from here.And >If Keira's not happy with the leadership then she should do her level best to BECOME the leadership.
>>2041826>Something elseYou need to see this through like I'm seeing the event through. How can you expect the temple to change for the better if you don't put some work into it?
>>2041848This sounds good to me.
>>2041824I think Gobble conveyed it pretty well and apologized to shut up prissy players. Just like at the end of the last quest when people lost their shit that Kat could lose a battle.
>>2041826>Let it go. Change the subject (write-in/specify)>Ask about how shevs getting along with Gardevoir.
>>2041877In fairness, those rolls were kind of bullshit on the getaway.Everything else was alright, but it was those crits and crit fails right at the end that made everyone lose their minds because no one knew how they'd work out.At the very least we didn't become the regional equivalent of Joan of Arc.
>>2041824As someone who only read through the archives of that part, I though it offered some great character developement. I only found out there was a shit storm a while after I cought up with the quest.
>>2041937It did, I was comparing a pregnancy scare to an actual pregnancy.
“You could always just move on up and lead things your way.” Abigail puts her feet on the table.“It’s not the leadership. It’s the structure. High Priest Hoa’s a temple leader and he can’t get what he wants.” A thought seems to hit her. “But...if there is a way to change that, it would be from the top.”There’s a break as everyone sits with their thoughts. You decide not to press the issue. “I’m going to see the event through. I don’t want to quit halfway. Plus I’d want to stick around just to see Hana’s hard work with the play.”“Hana’s helping with the play?” Keira looks up.You tell her about how Hoa told you she’s been doing great. Keira seems surprised but cheer just a little.“So, Gardevoir told you, huh? How have you been getting along?”“She’s too telling.” Abigail says. “Girls need to have secrets. And modesty.” She gives you an emphasizing look. “But I’ll teach her.”“I like her.” Keira says. “I always feel like I’m talking down to pokemon because I don’t know how to communicate the way they like. But she’s really smart and patient.” They share a smile.Laki and Hana are waking up now. Before long, they join you at the table. You enjoy a quick breakfast of various toast and baked goods and some fruit.“Nice waddle, Laki.” Abigail teases.“Yup.” Laki, instead of being bothered, leans on you. You blush.“So what will you be doing today, Herb?” Hana asks, just beaming this morning. You don't think you've ever seen her in such a good mood.You don’t have much time, of Jane and Valerie are on the way. But you still can get something done this morning.>Go see what’s going on with the agriculture branch>Train. You still feel the need to be stronger>Help the play>Help the fashion show>Something else
>>2041826>Something elseI think you should see him. Let him know what you think, and tell him that you need time to figure things out for yourself. I'm sad to see you hurting. We'll be here for you no matter what.
>>2041945>Train. You still feel the need to be stronger>>2041946Shit, I was late.
>>2041945>Something elsemeditate with keira. try and get her head into a better place
>>2041945>Something elseCheck on all three branches, see what's happening, where you'll be most needed.
>>2041945>Go see what’s going on with the agriculture branchThere is a hole in our knowledge.
>>2041945>over see the show and troubleshoot bad areas.
>>2041945>Go see what’s going on with the agriculture branch
>>2041945>Go see what’s going on with the agriculture branchIf there's time check the others.
>>2041945>>2041959Supporting from mtg! FUCK infinite decks!
>>2041945>Train. You still feel the need to be strongerThe ball is rolling and Keira's learned something. The temples know their stuff and we're not really welcome at the beauty branch.And we really need to get stronger.
>>2042021Blanket ban them. Problem solved.
“I’m going to check out the agriculture branch before Jane and Val get here.”“Can’t wait for you to meet Jane.” Laki tells Abigail.You get up, wish Hana luck and ask Laki if she’s fine. She rolls her eyes and says not to worry. She’s walking on air today.Well, you look over your group of friends, and satisfied that there are no immediate fires to put out, you leave.Now, where the heck are you going? You take a bit to find the place. It’s much more normal than the other two. At least, to your eyes. It’s a modern office building type of feeling as you enter, and if it weren’t for the religious iconography and things, you’d almost think you weren’t in a temple at all. Nobody stops you, so you assume it’s fine to keep going further in. Bella seems unimpressed compared to the rest of the temple.You find yourself stumbling through a room full of sacks and sacks of grain with nobody there, either. Finally, you reach a kitchen with people in it.“Woah! Head’s up!” Someone walks by with a giant pot of what you assume is a soup.You take it all in. It’s a nice set up. Very expensive looking. But the people staffing it don’t look very experience. They’re busy, acting quickly, and it’s clean, but there’s just a general lack of confidence in it all that jumps out at you. The must be preparing for serving the food for the events.“Can I help you?” Someone asks.>Sorry. Just looking around. Bye.>That baco bread’s flavor will be leached that way. And you need to simmer that sauce at a lower temperature. And there’s a trick to cutting that veggie that’ll save you lots of effort. And...>Ask as many questions as you can to learn what the branch will be doing, even if that raises eyebrows>Something else
>>2042076>That baco bread’s flavor will be leached that way. And you need to simmer that sauce at a lower temperature. And there’s a trick to cutting that veggie that’ll save you lots of effort. And...
>>2042076>>That baco bread’s flavor will be leached that way. And you need to simmer that sauce at a lower temperature. And there’s a trick to cutting that veggie that’ll save you lots of effort. And...The call has been heard.
>>2042091>>2042094we would be actively sabotaging ourselves.
>>2042076>>That baco bread’s flavor will be leached that way. And you need to simmer that sauce at a lower temperature. And there’s a trick to cutting that veggie that’ll save you lots of effort. And...Herb is triggered.Are we getting a regional equivalent of Gordon Ramsey here?
>>2042076>>2042076>That baco bread’s flavor will be leached that way. And you need to simmer that sauce at a lower temperature. And there’s a trick to cutting that veggie that’ll save you lots of effort. And...We need to help them get back to their roots.
>>2042103If the food’s bad, people will be distracted from the show. And if the Agricultural branch is seen as being shown up by the others, it could be seen as an attack. If everything is good, people will instinctively put the branches on equal footing, rather than there needing to be one that’s the best.
>>2042103Nobody ever pays attention to good service, they just talk shit about bad service. We don't want people talking shit, we want them focusing on the good the other branches are doing. Nobody's going to enjoy the show if they're shitting themselves in the portajohn from eating undercooked shellder.
>>2042179Or dying from bad clamperl.
You have what some people might call a problem. You like cooking. You love it. You love teaching, and helping, and being useful and making sure meals come out as best as they can. And that makes it hard for you to ignore a lot of what’s going on here. “That bread...” you begin. You can’t stop yourself. You point out an issue with the bread, the simmering temperature of the sauce, you just go ahead and ask for the knife and show the person cutting how to remove most of the skin and avoid cutting their thumb at the same time. It actually takes a little bit before someone stops you.“I’m sorry, did someone send you or...?” It’s the oldest acolyte there. A girl maybe a little older than Laki if you had to guess.“No. I just, well, I thought I’d help.”“Who cares who he is.” A younger boy says from the back. “We help grow food, not cook it. He knows what he’s doing in the kitchen, which brings us up to one person.”She seems to take a lot of offense to that. “There’s no separation. Food is prepared when you balance the soil, and done being prepared when it’s in someone’s mouth.”“Actually, there’s this dish where you actually put it in your mouth, chew, and then add a squirt of lemon juice. It’s served at a really exclusive restaurant in the capital back on the mainland, but I saw it on tv and made my own version.”They stare at you.“It’s okay.” You add, not sure what other information you can offer. “A little tart. Personally I think they should use a different citrus beca-...” you trail off.She narrows her eyes. Despite her age, you’re a few inches taller and she has to look up. “Alright, fine. We need the help.”“I’m Herb, by the way.”She laughs. “Is that a joke or...oh. That’s your real name. I thought you were being cute.”“Nope. None of that here.” You earnestly insist. For some reason that makes her laugh a second time.You somehow end up unofficially in charge of the kitchen. It’s hard to stop. As one dish gets wrapped up, two more take it’s place.“Someone needs to knead that dough. I mean, really work it because it’s go to be flawless to avoid weird flour chunks when baking.” Gobble crawls up a stool and starts pounding the dough. That’ll work.You lose track of time helping out, but it’s doing you a lot of good. You think things should be more set and everyone’s able to handle what they have now. All it took was a little organizing and instructions. You feel proud, like you avoided some serious issues that could have come up.>Okay. That’s enough. Go meet Val and Jane>You know, there are enough spare ingredients here for an extra dish...>Ah! What did you do? Quick, ruin something!>Ask them to forget you were here. Hoa might get upset>Something else
>>2042196>Okay. That’s enough. Go meet Val and JaneOur sensibilities are no longer offended.
>>2042196>>Okay. That’s enough. Go meet Val and Jane
>>2042196>>Okay. That’s enough. Go meet Val and Jane>I was never here, capiche?
>>2042196>Okay. That’s enough. Go meet Val and Jane>I was never here, capiche?(I think my last vote got lost in the mail?)
>>2042196>Okay. That’s enough. Go meet Val and Jane
>>2042196>Ah! What did you do?>...but you can't ruin food. :(>Okay. That’s enough. Go meet Val and Jane
>>2042196>Okay. That’s enough. Go meet Val and JaneHerb is so cute.
“Any more questions?” You stand on your toes and look. Nobody seems to have any. “Okay. Well, it was nice meeting you all. I have to go now though.”You get a big round of thank yous. It feels good, even if you did it mostly to appease yourself. You rush out to where Valerie and Jane will be coming from. And right on time, too!“Herb!” Valerie runs over and hugs you. You are extremely impressed at how fast she moves in heels.“Val!” You pat her on the back.“So?” She gives you a sly look.“So...” you’re not following.“I texted Hana.” She nudges you. “You Arcanine you!”Oh gosh. You blush. Hana must have told her about last night. You guess that’s fine, but you’re still embarrassed.“You shiny-headed, noodle armed, pathetic wurmple of a trainer.” Jane comes out of nowhere. “Laki got you giving too many footrubs that you forgot to keep training?”Is that...is she serious? She comes striding towards you with an arm stretched out like she’s expecting a handshake. But you’ve known Jane long enough that you hesitate for just a second.She’s wearing a cape now, but somehow it fits. Under it is a slick trainer outfit with pockets and straps everywhere, suitable for camping and travelling and just general adventure, but not exactly low-profile.>Laugh and keep your hands to yourself. She got you>Shake it and jokingly dress her down right back (write-ins wanted)>Wave. Say Hi. Go back to talking to Val>Angrily tell Jane off! That hurt, and you’re not going to take it!>Try not to be sad but be sad a little>Something else
>>2042310>Laugh and keep your hands to yourself. She got youNo way known we're catching up at this point.
>>2042310>Shake it and jokingly dress her down right back (write-ins wanted)You egotistic, overly paranoid, zubatman wannabe of woman
>>2042310>Shake it and jokingly dress her down right back (write-ins wanted)>I've been training my aura plenty. Clearly you haven't been so busy training that you've forgotten how to make an entrance.
>>2042310>laugh, shake it and not so jokinglyYou Cacnea you! Always trying to poke into people's pies! I AM training! (Tell her about gobbles recipe book and maybe have mace do a little energy blast)
How would Jane react if she found out herb is one of the few humans who can use aura beyond it's sensory abilities?
>>2042382I'm pretty sure she knows.
>>2042382Yeah I thought she's seen Herb use his power to heal before. Shoot I think we've used it during our battles with her!
Actually, come to think of it, we also told her exactly how we got our aura powers. Her reply was, like, "interesting...". Gobble, did Jane ever follow up on that, or did she decide it was too risky?
“Ha! Good one.” You laugh, containing any show of offense. “No way I’m catching up at this point.”She holds out her hand for a moment, then seems disappointed. “Well, I suppose at least you’re learning to be humble about it.” For some reason, that disappointment hits a lot harder than the banter.Gobble and Bella look ready to go off on her, but the other three keep them in check. Sorbet is the least involved and watches Jane curiously for a bit, but inds Valerie much more interesting.“Hello there.” Val leans down. She releases a pokemon. “Herdier, say hello!”“Congratulations on the evolution!” You pet him. He proudly accepts it. “Oh! Nice fur!”Valerie gets excited and shared her special pokemon shampoo tips with you. The two of you instantly fall into discussions on fashion, hair products, and her time on the contest circuit.“Ahem.” Jane coughs.“Ah. Sorry Jane. You have nice fur too.” Valerie smiles and touches Jane’s arm right where there’s a hair.You freeze. Jane freezes. Valerie freezes.Belladonna rolls over laughing. You don’t even think she got it, but she saw Jane’s face and she can get a little spiteful.“I’m so sorry!” Valerie spurts out. “The contest world is vicious and when you were saying those things to Herb I just-”Jane grits her teeth and calms herself down. You almost get ready to yank Valerie out of striking range before Jane starts laughing. “You got me.“R-really?”“I can dish it out and I can take it.” Jane smiles horrifyingly. “That’s what friends do, right? Give each other a hard time?”“Um, yes!” Valerie laughs with her.You laugh along too for some reason. There’s something very unsettling about all this.“So, the Beauty Branch, how can I help?”Valerie’s the person you trust most on issues of fashion. Whatever task you ask of her, you’re sure she’ll focus on with laser-like precision.>Coordinate a flashy opening that sets a good tone for their presentation>They need help on dress designs>Help them with poses and general presentation. It’s not what you wear, it’s how you wear it>You know what? The play could use your help even more>Something else
>>2042415umm gobble. bantzing was wining r at least tying.>>2042319>>2042326>>2042317>>2042335not catching up>>2042334this guy.
>>2042410[She tried something hardcore, but got no success. That could change, though.]
>>2042415>>Help them with poses and general presentation. It’s not what you wear, it’s how you wear itGotta know how to strut that stuff! Jane continues being terrifying and now I wanna train some more.
>>2042415>Something else>They play is probably fine, buy you should help the conservation branch with public speaking.
>>2042415>They need help on dress designs
>>2042424Well now that's a story I want to hear the details of. Honestly, I wouldn't mind the next bin being snippets of Jane, Polu, and Val while we've been seperate.
>>2042424Thing is i am not sure if she would have the patience to train her aura, it doesn't seem as straight forward as training one's body
>>2042423[Crap! That's my bad. I miscounted]
>>2042415>Help them with poses and general presentation. It’s not what you wear, it’s how you wear itAlso, oof, that disappointment cuts deep.
>>2042433Well, there are a lot of different kinds of aura and aura powers. I can see her getting aura spheres or other stuff Lucario has in smash brothers.Also, good job on Jane showing some restraint there. If she had been like this forty threads ago she might very well be our routelock.Also, Gobble, I haven't forgotten that Jane still owes us the last part of her dare.Personally, I was thinking we would have Valerie help the conservationists with coming out of their shell and have Jane browbeat a respect for Loanan tradition into the beauty girls. What are you guys thinking Jane should do?
>>2042450I like the way this guy thinks.Send Valerie to help the Conservationists and send Jane to browbeat the beauty branch into shape.
You think. “I need your help with their poses and presentation.”“Well, I think their issue is more of presentation.”“What do you mean?”You hoped she wouldn’t ask. “Well, they’re very pretty.”“Two girls not enough?” Jane folds her arms.You ignore the comment and continue. “But they know it. And they think that by itself is presentation. When I was there I noticed a lot of the same poses with most of the focus on dresses and makeup instead.”“Say no more.” Valerie nods. “I know exactly what you’re talking about. It’s not enough to just show up and look good. You’ve got to provoke reactions, strike poses that stick in the minds of judges, really grab people’s attention with something they can’t look up online.”“Yeah!” You think. “Can you help?”Valerie leans back. “I can try. Uh, if you introduce me. I’m pretty confident when I get into it, but I’m used to directing pokemon, not people.”“No problem. Laki and Abigail will be there too, so you won’t be alone.”“Good!” She clasps her hands. “I’ll have some muscle backup.”“Laki can’t take them all one.” Jane says.“Oh no. I meant that they’d protect me from her hands.” Valerie jokes again. She’s gotten a lot quicker with an insult. Your first impression of her was someone that wouldn’t ever want to hurt someone’s feelings. Now she seems, well, not fake, but trying pretty hard to be ‘on’. Or maybe she was always reserved and this is the real her under it. You're not so sure.“So, ‘Herb’.” Jane stretches. “Time’s short, right? Where do you suggest I start?” She emphasizes the word ‘suggest.’>The play. Hana could probably use some help>Helping Valerie whip the girls into shape>Keep an eye on the agriculturalists>Actually, Keira could use a talk about Loanan beliefs>Something else
>>2042509>>Actually, Keira could use a talk about Loanan beliefs
>>2042509>Or maybe she was always reserved and this is the real her under it. You're not so sureI'm seeing a trend here with lot's of people losing their confidence in others.
>>2042509>Actually, Keira could use a talk about Loanan beliefs
>>2042509>>Keep an eye on the agriculturalists>They're the only ones who stand to lose anything from this going well. You didn't get any bad vibes from the ones you've met, but maybe one of them is planning something alone.
>>2042513That's a weird looking Noivern.
[I'm going to have to call it here for now, but I'll count up votes and start much earlier tomorrow. Sorry it was a bit slow, I blew my brain-load on the pastebin and felt a bit slow for the rest of the day. I'm really eager to move a lot of those plot threads forward and I hope the pacing isn't too depressing or feeling like character assassination.]
>>2042509>Actually, Keira could use a talk about Loanan beliefsI'm voting this more for Jane's sake than Keira's. Asking for her help with this would probably mean a lot to her, both because it's about something she feels strongly about and because it's something personal.
>>2042509>Actually, Keira could use a talk about Loanan beliefsJane is perfect for it.
>>2042509>>Something elseActually, I feel like we need to have a talk. Ever since I've met you you're always so ready to insult others. I don't know if you remember, but I dared you to say one genuinely nice thing about yourself and you couldn't answer. What's wrong Jane? Why are you so angry?
>>2042509>Helping Valerie whip the girls into shapeI want this so much, but...>Actually, Keira could use a talk about Loanan beliefsKeira needs someone to talk to. Someone who isn't us about all of this.
>>2042530thanks for running Gobble!
>>2042530Thanks for running Gobble!
>>2042535Suffers from the common overly-wordy write-in. Just ask if she’s thought up the end of that date yet.Man, I hope Val’ is done some good by getting away from the contest circuit. I’m not sure I like these... catty survival instincts she’s developed.
>>2042540>>2042545[Thanks for coming!]
>>2042546Yeah, overly wordy. I just want Herb to get openly irritated over her constant jabs.She's been almost nothing but an ass to Herb, even at her best she's still been an overly paranoid, overly competitive, closed off individual who can't be fully honest with herself. I think even Herb would get worried about that considering she's STILL somehow keeping tabs on Herb for some reason.
>>2042530thanks for running
>>2042553Yeah, eventually we’re going to have to call her out on something or other. But I feel it works best if we call her out on one thing. If we call her out on a history of behavior, it might be more accurate, but it’s more likely to be received as a personal attack and deflected.
>>2042509>Actually, Keira could use a talk about Loanan beliefs"she could really use a friend"
Jane Painhttp://suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com/qstarchive.html?tags=Pokemon%20Island%20Adventure%20Questhttps://twitter.com/GobbleQMCharacter info pastebin in progress: http://pastebin.com/iB0tb7rzDice odds for best of 3: http://pastebin.com/994WTT3gGeneral rules:There is a 10 minute voting period after each post. Non-contradictory votes will be combined as best as possible.Write-ins for all votes are always welcome and encouraged. They may not all make it into the post or be altered to fit in, but I'll do my best to at least try to address the spirit of the write-in.Very important or contentious votes may be redone in a stricter voting system as circumstances warrant.Combat mechanics involve three rolls of 1d100, taking the best, and using the base accuracy and crit ranges of the the PTU system, roughly, but the 'turn order' will be more like the anime, where sometimes you can do a few moves in a row or be hit by a combo of moves yourself, all depending on circumstances. Stronger moves tend to take more time and have more cooldown than weaker moves and also may leave you open to an interrupt, so beware of that timing. Speed is more important for closing ground, intercepting, and other things and doesn't necessarily mean going first.Pokemon and trainers are unique, and may have certain specializations, skills, or other things that the video-game mechanics might not allow. Some examples: That kung fu Bellsprout in the anime, that crystal Onix, or a Roggenrolla that can fly. Herb's perception skills, pokemon knowledge, context clues in general, and other things will hopefully come into play to avoid completely unfair, unforeseeable bullshit, but expect more bullshit from more advanced trainers.Call me out on a mistake and receive a suggestive picture, mostly likely a butt.Pokemon:Gobble (Munchlax)Mace (Roggenrola)Belladonna (Roselia)Dice (Croconaw)Sorbet (Vulpix)Location: Grass temple on Tabo Island.
“Actually, there’s something else I think you could do.”She raises a suspicious eyebrow. “You invited me. You’re not going to send me off just because you’re afraid I’ll show you up, are you?”“What? No. Nothing like that. It’s about Keira. She’s been having a rough time.” You explain the situation. Keira’s been kept in the dark about the backroom politics of the clergy. She’s been disillusioned. She’s having a crisis of faith.“How did you let this happen?” She grabs you by the collar. “What did you do? Take her out and just drop her suddenly?”Herdier barks at her. Valerie steps forward, too. “Jane!”But Jane’s gaze is enough to make Valerie flinch. You have to admit, it’s pretty intense sometimes. Like she actually has the pokemon ability Intimidate. But there’s something so heart wrenching at seeing Valerie look scared.Jane lets you go. “I’m...” she digs deep, “I’m sorry. I’ve been under some stress, and hearing about Keira having these problems was,” she coughs, “is uncomfortable for me.”You’re not sure what to say. On the one hand, you’re really frustrated at her always accusing and lashing out at you. On the other, she apologized, which is a big deal when it comes to her. Still, that had a lot of excuses too. Does she deserve the benefit of some leeway here or are you just done with this sort of behavior?>It’s fine. Friends can forgive and forget>It’s fine this one time, but you won’t put up with that any more>Stop making excuses, Jane!>Is everything okay? Do you want to talk about it? I can make some comfort food>Something else
>>2043428>It’s fine this one time, but you won’t put up with that any moreHerb is a nice guy and has forgiven Jane many times, but I'd imagine his patience is beginning to wear through, especially with the stress of Keira's crisis and the various temple activities.
>>2043428>It’s fine. Friends can forgive and forget
>>2043428>It’s fine this one time, but you won’t put up with that any more
>>2043428>>Is everything okay? Do you want to talk about it? I can make some comfort foodShe's legit doing better.
>>2043428>>Is everything okay? Do you want to talk about it? I can make some comfort food
>>2043428>>Is everything okay? Do you want to talk about it? I can make some comfort foodI feel like Herb is just feeling her worry about Keira, just like he is worried.She's snapping at him because it's so strange for happy priestess Keria to become so disillusioned with Loanan Culture, something Jane is struggling so hard to become accepted in.
You face her for a moment, figuring out what you want to say. What you feel inside. You like when they’re both the same thing.“It’s fine. Friends can forgive.” you tell her. “But these baseless accusations need to stop. It’s not okay any more.”There’s a twitch in her eyes. You keep contact, despite the surge in your heart rate. She breaks a tiny smile on the side of her mouth. “Heh. And you almost had me thinking you were turning into a pushover. You’re just hiding your strength. Smart.”Well, that sounded a lot more like a compliment than an accusation. That’s good. “Is everything alright though? Do you want to talk about it? I can make some comfort food.”Gobble jumps back to attention.“I’m fine.” She isn’t sure how to react to the onslaught of kindness. “I think Gobble there wants some, though.”Gobble shakes his head and makes some motions. “No. He wants to help cook.”“Help cook.” Jane repeats. You can already see the cogs turn in her head, trying to figure this out. “Ah. Yes. A joke. A Munchlax cook. Good one.”Gobble stomps his foot.Jane looks genuinely regretful at her comment. An actual, honest mistake. She mumbles something you don’t hear and heads off.“Well,” Valerie takes your arm. “Shall we?”“Um, right.” You start walking to the Beauty Branch area.“So what will you be doing? You’re not stealing all the dress design work for yourself, are you?” She playfully teases.>I’m afraid so>No, you’ll be helping Hana>No. You’ll just float between groups until the event>No. You’ll train and be on standby if any major emergencies happen>Something else
>>2043505>No. You’ll just float between groups until the eventIt's worked pretty well so far.
>>2043505>you’ll check on Hana, then do whatever design work needs doing.
>>2043505>No. You’ll just float between groups until the event
“Valerie!” Laki rushes out to greet her.“Laki, darling!”“Darling?”“Oh. Contest culture. Its infectious. Hard to turn off ‘contest mode’ sometimes, you know?”“Nope!” Laki beams, leaning in to give you a kiss on the cheek. Oh gosh. That sets off the Beauty Branch girls a bit. Laki takes Valerie’s arm and leads her into the swarm, walking a little funny. “Come on. I’ll introduce you.”“Bye Herb!” Valerie waves as she’s kidnapped in the most friendly fashion. Huh. Sounds like Laki’s having a great time. It’s a complete contrast from yesterday.Well, with Valerie escorted and you being off the hook for introductions, you decide to look around a bit. There’s no major issues to tackle here, but you do get assigned a lot of small tasks any time you’re standing around. Moving boxes, finding tape, fetching this or that. Lots of little things. But you feel proud, seeing it all slowly come together. Valerie is being called a contest consultant and inflates a lot of her accomplishments, but it gets people to listen to her.You end up being grabbed by a mysterious hand and thrust against a wall inside a changeroom you were walking by. It takes you a second to recognize Laki’s mouth being the one on yours. “You made a big mistake last night.”Your mind races. What did you do?“There’s no going back. That’s happening every night from now on.” She gives another long kiss and tosses you out, disheveled and confused. She follows a few seconds later, whistling and going on her way.After a few more small tasks, you float on over to Hana’s side of things. They’re practicing a scene and you sit in and watch. It’s coming together. Hana is biting her nails in stress, but she also looks happy to be there. There’s a mix of things going on there, you’re sure.But something distracts you. You see Sorbet imitating what’s going on the stage. Bella joins her for some acting play too. They both seem to compete for the same role, neither wanting to play the oaf in the scene. After a bit, Sorbet comes up and nudges you. She’s trying to ask for something.“She’d like to be in the play.” Gardevoir’s voice in your head scares the starch out of you. You turn to see her behind Hana, staring at you.Bella kicks up a fuss now, too. She wants in. You look around. It seems like they’ve finished with casting.>Sorry guys. It’s too late. Let’s help out instead>You’ll talk to Hana for them. Maybe she can squeeze them in. Both might be a bit much but you’re sure Hana will find a way>Asking for two is too much. Sorry Bella, but Sorbet asked first>Something else
>>2043639>Asking for two is too much. Sorry Bella, but Sorbet asked first
>>2043639>We’lll do a contest or show of our own sometime.
>>2043671Seconding this. Also you owe us a butt for mispelling "we'll" anon.
You know, after reading that bit about Jane trying to get aura powers, I definitely want the next bin to be about her adventures instead of lewds. We don't know shit about her journey, but she's already looking like a pretty strong trainer.>>2043639>>2043671Backing this too.
>>2043639>You’ll talk to Hana for them. Maybe she can squeeze them in. Both might be a bit much but you’re sure Hana will find a way
>>2043639>>2043671I'll third this. We can have a contest between the girls and us.
>>2043682Closest I have, sorry.
Sorbet shows a rare enthusiastic side. She really wants in. But reading your face, she already knows the answer. Sorbet looks very disappointed, slowly lowering herself onto the ground as if drained of all energy.“Hey now. Don’t worry. We’ll have our own contest or show sometime.” You promise.She looks up.“Yes. I mean it.”Sorbet seems happier, but still unsure. Gobble explains something to her and she looks pretty happy, though.“He said you always keep your word.” Gardevoir’s voice tingles in your mind again.Bella reaches up for your arms. You pick the cute little Grass pokemon up and let her sit on your shoulder for a better view. She seems to have been wanting attention more than actually being in the play, but she still also did react to the promise of a contest or show. Sorbet climbs up and sits on your head, but finding it uncomfortable, she launches from there up onto a tree to watch. Dice climbs up too, curious, and Bella, not to be outdone, follows.Gobble isn’t able to make it up, but Mace offers some assistance and the two of them arrive in one piece. You almost have a heart attack watching, despite having seen them take on much worse in battle.“Alright. 15 minutes.” The boy near Hana proclaims after talking to her. The group goes on a break.“Hey!” Hana greets you with, what for her is a lot of energy. She’s sweating. “I owe you a huge thanks. This is exhilarating. It’s hard, but, wow!” She almost loses her balance. Her leg didn’t move nearly as fast as she had anticipated. “Guess I forgot to charge. That’s embarrassing. So, what can I do you for?”You glance to Gardevoir. She's sitting across a small stump, looking like she's going to fall asleep at any moment.You aren’t sure how to feel. She’s always seemed a bit lost on what she wants to do, and unsure of what she even can do. You thought she was a fine battler but she seems to have given up that for the most part. This looks like it means a lot to her, but she’s pushing herself really hard. Maybe too hard. Would it be right to make her doubt her ability to keep up? Is it right to ignore how worn she looks?"You seem really busy." You comment."Hoo boy." She says. "Yeah. I'll be up pretty late working on some script rewrites too. So um, as much as I don't want to say it, don't wait up for...you know. Stuff.">You can heal wounds, but can you give energy? Try it!>Suggest she take a break for the rest of the day. She looks exhausted>Congratulate her on the work so far. You’re here if she needs anything>Find an excuse to make her take a break>Something else
>>2043788>>You can heal wounds, but can you give energy? Try it!>Congratulate her on the work so far. You’re here if she needs anything>Find an excuse to make her take a breakHave you had lunch? I just helped the cooks but I'm always ready to whip up another plate or two!
>>2043788>You can heal wounds, but can you give energy? Try it!Herb isn't vital to anything, he can sleep off being drained of energy the rest of the day
>>2043799And maybe even do some more training or meditation which may or may not turn into a nap.
>>2043788>You can heal wounds, but can you give energy? Try it!>Find an excuse to make her take a breakThis a good time for a massage I think.
>>2043788>You can heal wounds, but can you give energy? Try it!
>>2043788>You can heal wounds, but can you give energy? Try it!I mean, we did so for Laki before she and Hana challenged the fire gym. Right?>Get her some lunch.
>>2043788>Congratulate her on the work so far. You’re here if she needs anything>You can heal wounds, but can you give energy? Try it!
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“Can I take you somewhere private for a bit? I want to try filling you with my essence."For some reason you expect a weird reaction from her. You’re not sure why. Instead, she yawns. “You do that on purpose, don’t you?”“Sorry?”“Huh? Nothing. Sorry.” She smiles. “I like that you’re so sweet. Come on, what is it?” She follows.You explain you want to try giving her some energy. She insists you really don’t need to, but you insist right back. You take her hand, close your eyes, and concentrate.And you feel the energy flow from you to her. It’s a little tricky to keep it stable, but you manage and she gets a little boost.Hana stretches, looking a little better. “You’re too good to me.”“Nah.” You push yourself up from the cross legged position. “You just aren’t used to good things.”There’s a pause. You didn’t think about what you were saying because your brain is a bit tired. She nods. “Yeah. That’s, well, really true.” She holds are arm as you walk back. “Are you feeling okay?”“Fine!” Hoo boy you’re pooped. “Fine enough to make you a nice lunch.”“Herb!” Hana says. “Stop spoiling me. It’s not that important.”But you’re already rummaging for sandwich supplies, and Gobble is already eagerly setting things out. The two of you put it together quickly. It’s not your fanciest work, but you like how quickly she scarfs it down after.You offer to help out with any small tasks that she might need done, but she draws a very firm line that you’re to spend no more energy on her. She promises to make it up to you, and you insist that it doesn’t work that way and she doesn’t owe you anything, and the two of you agree to disagree. You feel a bit like one of those couples that can’t stop doing baby talk with each other.You stretch and yawn. What else to do before the event tomorrow?>Medidate>Train. Sometimes you just need to push a little>Study>Sleep. You’ll need to be at 100% tomorrow>Go float on over to the agriculturalists as your last stop for the day>Something else
>>2043881>MedidateAnd maybe get Gardevoir in on that. It might help her control that hyperempathy. I mean, it must kinda help to have your own personality automatically muted just by being around people with strong emotions. I get that it's just a general Gardevoir thing, but maybe it can be turned down a little?
>>2043881>MedidateFug stay out.
Crazy conspiracy theory time:The would-be usurper of the agricultural branch is being paid off by Val's dad to make the temple more agreeable to industrial-scale vispum farming.
>>2043915Nah, he seems cool.
You decide to spend your time meditating. That’ll be good for you. And it’s got the bonus of not needing to put in a lot of exercise. Your legs are just aching from last night.You look around for a private spot to sit and meditate. As you do, you have a thought. What about Gardevoir? You rush back to Hana and find Gardevoir there, looking a little flustered at the different emotions shown on the stage but not felt by the actors.“Hey. Gardevoir. Want to come meditate with me?”She looks at you, confused. But she comes along without a word.You go back to that little courtyard. It’s not entirely private because people walking by can see you, but you’re out of the way enough that you doubt they’ll care. You sit down and get ready. Mace sits himself between the two of you.Mace and Gardevoir have a bit of a staring contest.“You could not.” She replies to something he said. “No, it’s not different.” There’s no emotion in her voice. She’s just correcting his assertion.“What’s going on?”“He says he could beat me in a fair battle.”You look at Mace. His hearing thing on his face focuses in on you. Could he? He and the entire team had trouble before, but you guess since they were worried about protecting you that complicated things. Still, she is fully evolved and he isn’t.“I do not believe you’re right.” She states. Again, emotionless.>It doesn’t matter. Everyone just meditate!>You two should have a friendly battle later>Discourage Mace from making statements like that>Tell Gardevoir he’s probably right. He’s really tough when he wants to be>Something else
>>2043973>>You two should have a friendly battle later>>Discourage Mace from making statements like thatIf you're confident about it there's no need to boast. If the both you want to you can try later, I feel like we could all use some more training after all this festival stuff. Maybe even try out another gym?
>>2043973You two should have a friendly battle later
>>2043973>You two should have a friendly battle later>Discourage Mace from making statements like that>Mace could surprise you Gardevoir. He's a tricky old man.
>>2043973>>You two should have a friendly battle later>He's got quite the experience advantage you know.
>>2043973>>You two should have a friendly battle later
>>2044001I'm seconding the experience comment, but not the suggestion of a friendly battle.I think it's better to save his pride without settling it with a battle.
>>2043973>You two should have a friendly battle later>It doesn’t matter. Everyone just meditate!I mean, we should emphasise that it really doesn't matter who wins. Friendly competition encourages people to improve.
“Mace.” You whisper. “You shouldn’t make statements like that.”He looks hurt.“No, I do have confidence in you.” You turn to Gardevoir. “He’s got a lot of experience. He’s really good at reading pokemon.”“He is psychic?”“Well, no, but he can still read them. And he’s tricky.” You look back to Mace “but I just meant that if you’re confident about something you don’t need to boast. You two can have a friendly battle later if you’re both up for it. We can all benefit from more practice, right?” You hope you’re not phrasing anything dumbly. You don’t want to hurt any feelings or anything like that.Mace settles in, satisfied for now. He still stays between you and Gardevoir, though.“So, ready to try meditating?”“What is involved in this?”“You just sort of close your eyes and let your mind settle.”She cocks her head. “Sleep?”“No no no. Well, you can fall asleep I’ve heard. But it’s just mostly letting all the noise and distractions fall off and taking a trip inside your own mind.” Is that a good way to say it? Are you even confident about that? Powers aside, you’re not exactly an expert at this sort of thing.She still doesn’t totally understand.>Let's find Keira for you>Just try it out. You’ll be fine>Invite her to hop into your head and follow along>Something else
>>2044080>>Invite her to hop into your head and follow along
>>2044080>Something elseHave her focus on her breathing and clearing her mind. Give her some simple advice on how to meditate.
>>2044080 Yeah, this. >>2044090We're decent enough at this to give basic advice.
>>2044080>>2044090Pretty much this. I'd rather not invite her in since we've already had a visit from Fug, and it's better to keep that to ourselves.
You think about inviting her into your head for a moment, but decide against it. Instead, you settle in next to her and put a hand on her shoulder. “Okay, now, breath.”“I am breathing.”You take a moment to think of how to rephrase it. You inhale sharply. But that’s it! That’s perfect. She imitates you. “Yes. Like that. Focus on your breathing and relax. But don’t try to relax.”You spend time with her trying to help her out. It’s not easy, but she’s slowly understanding what you’re trying to say. After some time you feel satisfied she’ll be okay without your constant aide.You sit back and try yourself. Your mind settles and wanders. You think you’re too tired to overthink anything right now. A few ideas float in here or there, but you settle on...>Your aura powers>Thinking about Grandpa>Rayquaza>The timeflower, looking into the past>Something else
>>2044171>Thinking about GrandpaI want that funeral flashback
>>2044171>>Your aura powers>Why haven't we been experimenting with them more? Do they even work on ourself? Does potential unlocking work on humans? How many more powers will you get? Why you? Do you have a responsibility to be a healer now?
>>2044171> Mace says you always keep your word.> You broke your promise to Rayquaza.> You broke your promise to your dad.
>>2044189Rayquaza's promise was always dumb and we never broke the spirit of the promise. Also Herb's dad knew he'd break that promise. It definitely something Herb's dad did as a kid.
>>2044195I agree about fug, but not dad.
Your mind has one thing in particular that it can’t avoid. Rayquaza. What does he want? Where is this going? Are you helping or being used?You want to do the right thing, but what is it? Is this connected to your aura powers or is that just a coincidence? Why you? Why now?There are so many questions and not enough answers. There’s got to be something concrete here that you haven’t put together yet.Should you try to reach out?Maybe you can think back on that vision it showed you, deconstruct that memory. Maybe there’s something there.Or maybe you’re just over-analyzing it. You know Rayquaza seems to be able to read your intent. At least, a bit. Wouldn’t it be better if you let yourself trust entirely? It hasn’t done anything wrong so far, besides asking you to keep a secret. That’s hardly a crime.>Decide you trust Rayquaza>Try to reach out to it>You’re full of doubt. Deconstruct the visions it’s shown>You’re undecided. Let it go for now>Try to imitate it’s aura>Something else
>>2044284>You’re undecided. Let it go for now
>>2044284>You’re full of doubt. Deconstruct the visions it’s shownGod guys why vote for the space snake if you just want to do nothing with it?
>>2044300I didn't vote for the space snake.
>>2044284>>Try to reach out to it
>>2044304I didn't either but seems like a waste to the meditation not to at least be productive
>>2044284>Decide you trust Rayquaza
>>2044284>Try to reach out to it
You sit and concentrate. Focus. Breath. You’re not sure if this is the right thing to do, but you press on. There’s only one way to solve doubts.You try to reach out to Rayquaza. You think about it’s aura, how it’s presence felt, it’s booming voice. Anything related to it. You relax at first, but strain over time as you push to get something, anything. It’s like operation a radio that might not even exist.After who knows how long of trying to reach Rayquaza, you’re just about to give up. But then there’s a familiar yet alien feeling.Rayquaza! But it isn’t focused on you. It’s surrounding someone else. Coiled around their aura like a massive snake. You look in deeper. Why does that other aura seem familiar?Jane!>Listen in>”Hi.”>Disconnect. Or hang up. Or whatever.>Wait aside, then try contacting it when it’s done>Something else
>>2044400>>Wait aside, then try contacting it when it’s done
>>2044400>Wave and say ”Hi.”
>familiar yet alienSounds like Jane is the Everchosen of ChaosFug. Or we are and she's been tasked with stopping us. Either way, this is coming down to a final climactic battle in the sky between two MRays where we shout romantically at each other how we never wanted any of this.
>>2044400>”Hi.”Ayy we're in your dreamscape bitchNo but seriously, gods playing chess with mortals isn't cool. Just because one person doesn't want to be your prophet/chosen one/whatever at the expense of their sense of duty and righteousness doesn't mean you get to go hop on somebody who is even more vulnerable to that sort of thing. It's not okay. Jane doesn't deserve that, she's done a fine job of abusing herself for years without God indirectly coercing her.
>>2044400>”Hi.”There's no way for this to go wrong.
>>2044501Don't forget there's two fugs. We could be on opposite sides of the board here.
>>2044569Even more reason to reach out to her. That way we can tell them both to fuck off together.
“Hi.” You wave meekly.It turns on a dime and focuses in on you. The sheer power and speed and size are all awe-inspiring to feel. The gaze itself is like a powerful gust of wind combined with a warm ray of sunlight on a cold day. It quickly becomes a hot ray.Jane looks around. She’s not able to see you until you’re suddenly thrust closer.“What is this?” She asks. “It’s a test, isn’t it. Battling a phantom version of my rival to prove my worth.”“No.” It booms, examining you. “He is real.”Jane’s enthusiasm turns to confusion. “I don’t understand.”“This one was not called by me.”“I was just trying to uh, call you.” You say to it. “But I wasn’t getting anything for a long time.”“YOU CANNOT SUMMON ME!” It booms. “YOU DO NOT HAVE WHAT IS REQUIRED.”Oh. You guess you just caught it while it was out for a stroll in your neighborhood, so to speak.It looks you over some more, like it’s deciding what to do. You clearly weren’t supposed to be here at the moment.>Bow and greet it with respect>Take Jane away. This feels weird.>So what, I’m being replaced?>Ask which Rayquaza it is>Something else
>>2044611>Bow and greet it with respect>"Sorry, should I go?"
>>2044611>>Bow and greet it with respect
>>2044611>>Ask which Rayquaza it is>Bow and greet it with respect
>>2044611>Bow and greet it with respect
>>2044611>Bow and greet it with respect>Ask which Rayquaza it is
>>2044611>Bow and greet it with respect>Ask which Rayquaza it is"Would you like some pancakes" might be a good question to figure this out
>>2044611>Bow and greet it with respectAnd if we're feeling brave:>So what, I’m being replaced?>Ask which Rayquaza it isEither or both of these.
>>2044400>"Hi."Also something I've been meaning to ask - why are anons calling Rayquaza 'Fug'? Is it a joke/meme I'm not aware of?
The I'm being replaced sounds like a really bitchy thing kind of thing to say, like Herb is jealous when I always saw it more like he was trying to help the Pokemon but he still had his principles. So I'm not sure the tone of the choice but it seems off.
>>2044611>Ask which Rayquaza it is
>Bow and greet it with respect>Pancakes?
>>2044611>...You guys look busy. I'll just go.
>>2044645I figured it was a joke, or we'd be able to find out which Rayquaza this is.
>>2044643/vp/ meme with corresponding picture
>>2044611> Before i leave can you tell me your half of the story, I need to know what is going on.
>>2044611>Ask which Rayquaza it is>Bow and greet it with respect
I get the feeling that this is what will push herb over the edge and make him legitimately mad, these two supposedly great beings just messing around with human lives and using them as pawns.
>>2044692I'm just worried because sky dragons don't have the patience of Dialga or the perspective of Palkia. They just have the domineering "weather is canceled" attitude.
>>2044697In that case fuck em, we use pokemon to to aid in the needs of the isalnd and show them that they aren't needed and if they want human respect and praise they have to do something to earn it, respect is earned not given cause you exist.
>>2044706I don't think they have any desire to be respected if they're used to being feared and revered.
>>2044710Well then someone needs to slay these dragons. cause if not getting what they want is enough to make them kill people then they gotta go.
>>2044710The more we learn about them sky dragons i'm like fuck them they're assholes man
Jane is still very confused looking. You guess you sort of stumbled into the middle of what must be a very important moment for her.“I didn’t mean to intrude.” You respectfully bow. It’s eyes continue to bear into you.“Um, would you like some pancakes?”It looks incredulous. Great flaming eyebrows flare in confusion. “An offering? I require nothing you can provide.”Your heart freezes. This isn’t the same one as before. Your mind reels back. It’s not the one you’ve been dealing with. You know that one of them attacked and almost destroyed the islands, and one defended them. You don’t entirely know if the one you’ve been dealing with was the one that saved or attacked the islands. But why would it reveal that at all if it was the bad guy? This one seems angrier, fiercer, but that’s not the same thing as bad.“What’s going on, Herb?” Jane asks.>Tell her everything>We need to leave. Now>Pretend you don’t know who this is>Something else
>>2044796>>Pretend you don’t know who this isWe'll be safer in meatspace. Let's just bail.
>>2044796>Pretend you don’t know who this is
So... Jane's doing drugs with Keira right now, right?
>>2044796>>We need to leave. Now>Tell her everythingDon't care if one gets angry, that be bad juju
>>2044796>Pretend you know nothing.We know nothing, we are nothing. Our incredibly potent aura powers are nothing to worry about. The other Fug is unaware of what is going on. Don’t worry about us and our ways to become nothing.>Fade out of Jane’s mindscape like a baller
>>2044796>We need to leave. Now>Something elseWe'll explain everything later in meatspace.
>>2044796>Tell her everythingRight, that's it. Time to spill the beans, we saw where lying got us and it's time to be honest.
>>2044796>>Pretend you don’t know who this is and say we should probably leave cause a giant dragon spirit is here right now and that is never a good thing.
>>2044796>Start waving arms around saying "this is just a dream...."and if she's not buying it, then>Tell her everything
>>2044838actually chaning my vote to >Tell her everythingIncluding how there is another one and they both are fighting for some reason and we don't know if either of them are good or bad. Seriously fuck these dragons at this point I've made up my mind, they are both trash that shouldn't be allowed to exist.
>>2044796>We need to leave. NowWe don't want to just blow our load and have Rayquaza attack us or something. We also don't want to just fuck off immediately and leave Jane to whatever this one is trying to pull.
[Seems pretty even. Let's do a good old fashioned revote! It does not need to be quote only. There's is a strict 5 minute time limit (unless it's entirely even then the next vote would be the tiebreaker).Will Herb confront him now with all the information in front of Jane and possibly leave with Jane depending on the reaction, will he pretend he knows nothing, or just grab her and leave and explain after?]>Explain everything now>Grab and leave>Play along
>>2044907>>Grab and leaveJane's already always angry. We can explain it to her later.
>>2044907Grab and leave
>>2044907>Grab and leave
>>2044907>>Explain everything now
>>2044907>Play alongI don't want to anger a god guys. We can talk to Jane in the waking world.
>>2044907>Play alongIf this is the wrong fug we don't want him getting suspicious. We can ask Jane to talk later and confide in her then.
>>2044907>Play alongRaging Jane/Fug in Herb's head doesn't sound fun.
>>2044937And that looks like our tiebreaker.
>>2044937>>2044943>>2044944All these are outside 5 min vote limit
>>2044949>5 minute time limit (unless it's entirely even then the next vote would be the tiebreaker).Votes within the limit were tied, so the next vote broke the tie.
You’re torn, but before too much time passes, you decide to play along. “I don’t know.” Your mind is blanking. You don’t even feel that that’s really a lie.“So, you were praying to Rayquaza like an islander and you just sort of stumbled here?” You look to her. “Is that roughly close?” She makes a subtle nodding motion.You nod.“ENOUGH!” The voice booms. As he swirls around the two of you, it’s like feeling the spiritual weather move along with him. “I grow tired. Will you do as I ask?”Jane takes a knee. “I’ll always serve the great protector.”“Then find it.” It begins to fade and flicker away. “No act is immoral in the service of this task.” It looks to you. A chill runs down your spine.>Wait for it to fade, then talk to Jane>Wait! You have a question (write-in)>Try striking out at it with your aura. It seems weak right now>Something else
>>2045030>Wait for it to fade, then talk to Jane>“No act is immoral in the service of this task.”Somethings fishy here...
>>2045030>Wait for it to fade, then talk to Jane
>>2045030>>Wait for it to fade, then talk to Jane
>>2045030>Wait for it to fade, then talk to Janeoh baby time for some plot
>>2045030 #>Wait for it to fade, then talk to Jane
>>2045030>>Wait for it to fade, then talk to Jane>no act is immoral in service of this taskthat's what we in the business call a GIANT RED FLAG
>>2045051jane is the perfect target she willing to do anything to prove she's an islander
>>2045030>>Wait for it to fade, then talk to JaneIf she says we are just trying to trick her let us bring up it just said not cat it too immoral, would she willing kill her own people she loved in order to serve it.
act not cat. damn I hate having to stay up late to catch live.
>>2045063[Well, have a butt for your typo and also as a thanks for staying up.]
We must save Jane while trying to not make her think this is some weird overly elaborate trick.Maybe we should offer her pancakes? She's had our cooking before right?
Jane stays kneeling until it’s entirely gone. You stay standing, not sure what else to do. You have no doubt that it’s completely left because the heavy, intense feeling is lifted.Jane’s eyes narrow in on you. There’s murder in that look.“Jane! Jane hold on.” You stumble back as she advances on you. You don’t know the rules about being hurt here, but you don’t want to find out.But she grabs your hand before you fall. “I’m not an idiot. You idiot.”“W-what?”“That wasn’t the Great Protector. Nothing you say will convince me it was.” She almost spits.You’re so relieved, but also confused. “Great. Oh jeez. I was a little worried there. Don’t worry, I’m on the same page.” That gets a funny look from her. “But, how did you know?”“The great protector is supposed to make you feel safe.” She shudders. “That made me suspicious. But what gave it away was that we do offer it food.” She holds her head. “Pancakes might be a new one, though. Very...respectful. Now, I want answers. All of them. Who was that, some sort of advanced aura user or pokemon? Why do you know so much and why are you really here? You didn’t take some of Keira’s tea. More importantly, why are -you- praying to the great protector. Did you convert? I doubt it, with that spirit banishing bone trinket you try to hide.”You can’t help but feel a little naked at the moment. Jane’s more perceptive than you realized.>Accidentally blurt out that the other one loves pancakes!>Tell her as much as you know>Sorry, you can’t say much>Oh no. You want answers from her first. What did it ask her do to?>Wait, you're really not blaming me?>Something else
>>2045143>Sorry, you can’t say much>Made a promise to another dragon who enjoyed pancakes.>Oh no. You want answers from her first. What did it ask her do to?
>>2045143>Sorry, you can’t say much
>>2045143>>Sorry, you can’t say much
>>2045143>Tell her as much as you knowFuck promises our friends are in real danger now.
You guys are killing me, there is no reason to keep anyone in the dark now. Gods are actively trying to gain agents in the region we got to tell people.
>>2045143>Tell her as much as you know>Accidentally blurt out that the other one loves pancakes!If the true protector shows itself then we tell him whats happening and we need him to be straight with us. Or no more pancakes....If he's straight with us, pancakes and waffles
>>2045143>sorry, you can’t say much.>I’m not really sure! I have visions of a Pokémon who keeps telling me not to talk about it. I don’t want to keep secrets and I don’t want to break promises! I hate this! I’m sorry!
>>2045143>Accidentally blurt out that the other one loves pancakes!>Tell her as much as you knowI feel like we could really get Jane on the same page as us here. She is literally the BEST person in our group to have in the know due to how good she is at scrutinizing stuff
>>2045143>>Accidentally blurt out that the other one loves pancakes!>>Tell her as much as you know
>>2045073My favourite trainer type as well, thank you gobble.>Sorry, you can’t say much> what I can say is either you or I are being tricked and we shouldn't trust either of these beings spirits until we know the whole truth.
Would anyone voting for "you can't explain much" explain their rational? No good can come from leaving our friends in the dark about this stuff. Being ill informed here could lead to real meaningful harm if they end up on the wrong side of a Dragon.
>>2045143>Tell her as much as you know
>>2045184Jane can tell what dragons to trust or not, so not telling her doesn’t really endanger her.But telling her means betraying the protector’s trust, and if he doesn’t let us help him then we can’t do squat. And not being able to help is bad.
>>2045143>Sorry, you can’t say muchNext time we talk to fug we got to clear this up. We can tell Jane if we get permission.
>>2045192I guess I can see what your saying, but I hate it man. It doesn't feel right.
[Another contentious vote! Sorry to do this again so soon, but I want to be sure there's a clear winner since it's close and there's some debate. Will Herb inform Jane, or withhold info?Same rules as last time. 5 minutes unless tiebreaker, not quote-only.]>inform>withhold
>>2045205That’s why I included a write-in of Herb being upset and torn. It’s a shitty situation that everyone keeps putting him in and it puts his instincts against each other and it feels wrong.
>>2045211>>informI really see no reason to hold back except to be a dick.
>>2045211>Withhold>I’m sorry! People keep asking me to keep secrets and I hate it! I don’t want to lie but I don’t want to break a promise!
>>2045211>informAs much as we can, don't want to piss off the fug we like
>>2045211>withholdEmphasise the secret thing and this being a bad situation. Let her know we will try and get her in the loop the next chance we get.I feel like jane would actually get pissed that we broke a promolise to fug if we tell her everything
“I’m sorry.” You’re conflicted, but you have to keep firm on your promise. “I can’t tell you everything. But you did the right th-”She grabs you. A dark and horrible sense of anger explodes from her. “Listen here you little shit! I don’t think you realize how much trust I put in you just now! I chose to help you out instead of siding with what could have been my God!”“B-but you just told me you didn’t believe-”“You think I’m going to sleep well tonight, confident about that? Are you insane? I don’t know for sure! I took a risk because...because I don’t know why!” She shakes you. “Why can’t you trust me back? Why can’t you tell me?”“Because I promised!”“To who?”You don’t answer, instead, looking away. You think she puts it together though, judging by the look on her face. She slowly and gently sets you down, looking drained. You feel a little guilty and wondering how gravity and other things work here as you push yourself back up. “I don’t want to keep secrets. Really. The next time I get the chance I’ll try to see about being able to tell you.”“Thank you.” Her voice is a hoarse whisper. She's facing the opposite direction.>Ask her to tell you what she can about what just happened>Let’s talk more in real space>Compliment her spiritual control. She seems really strong here>Thank her for trusting you>Remember what you said about her not accusing you anymore, and tell her off for that outburst>Something else
>>2045299>Compliment her spiritual control. She seems really strong here>Thank her for trusting you
>>2045299>Compliment her spiritual control. She seems really strong here>Ask her to tell you what she can about what just happened. It'll help when we talk in real space. It might fill in some holes
>>2045299>Thank her for trusting you>Ask her to tell you what she can about what just happened
>>2045299>Compliment her spiritual control. She seems really strong here>Ask her to tell you what she can about what just happened>Thank her for trusting you
>>2045299>Let’s talk more in real space>Ask her to tell you what she can about what just happened
>>2045299>>Thank her for trusting youAlso random question gobble but you ever though about making omakes as what would happen if we went other people's routes at the end of the quest?
“You’re really strong here.” You tell her. “You’ve got a lot of control.”“I’ve been practicing trying to discover my aura every day.” She says with no energy in her voice. “I couldn’t let you get ahead of me. But I suppose that was always pointless. I can see that now.”You aren’t at all sure how to react to that. “Thanks for trusting me.”“Guess I backed the right Rapidash there.” She turns to face another direction, still looking away.“I mean it. It means a lot.”She says nothing for a time.“You might have earned it.” You can just barely see a hint of colour change around her aura. You feel a lot closer.“So, can you tell me about what happened?”She turns around. “I was praying with Keira, hoping she’d find something. I tricked her into it of course. I’m the bad one, after all.” You open your mouth, but she presses on to preempt any comment you want to make. “There was tea. I prayed my way and there it was. It told me it was looking for it’s own champion. That phrasing felt odd. It wants a bone. To be put back together. I asked if it wanted to be healed, not understanding, but it said that was beyond me. I openly speculated on fossil reviving technology and it grew so big and powerful in here in response that I can only assume you were able to home in on it.”“My bone?” You remember the one you found in the cave.“That’s the most likely possibility.”You’re at a loss. What’s the next move, here? Should you ask her for help? Take initiative? Wait?>So what are you going to do?>What should I do?>Thank her for her help. You’ll handle it from here. No use dragging anyone else into this>You shouldn’t do anything until you get another vision>You should go back to where you found the bone and investigate>You should use this bone to put this pokemon to rest>Something else[Last update for the night]
>>2045376>>You shouldn’t do anything until you get another visionNot that we're telling her what to do, but rather, what we'll be doing.
>>2045376>You should go back to where you found the bone and investigateWhen we're stronger. For now,>You shouldn’t do anything until you get another visionWe need to chat with our sky snake.
>>2045342[Sorry, could you rephrase?]
>>2045376>You shouldn’t do anything until you get another visionHopefully Fug can point us in the right direction, Maybe we can think of him the next time we go to sleep.
>>2045376>Suggest asking Keira for help on what to do, she'd know best when it comes to the spirits of pokemon.
>>2045376>You shouldn’t do anything until you get another visionWe should emphasize that 'we will figure this out together' since Jane's been dragged into this too>>2045384I think he's asking for some 'what if' bins where we picked a different girl. Like how we got a 63 bin for each possible pairing for Spice.I know I would absolutely love a what if bin for a snapshot of what the Jane route might have been like
>>2045392>You shouldn’t do anything until you get another vision>Thank her for her help. Have Jane inform us if she is contacted by the entity again
>>2045376>You shouldn’t do anything until you get another vision>Thank her for her help. Have Jane inform us if she is contacted by the entity again
>>2045394And I can get me some yaoi.
>>2045394[Ah. That makes sense. Yeah, that could be a lot of fun.Part of me wants to make a VN or something at some point and throw in proxies from this and the last quest into a setting that won't attract a storm of lawyers. Truthfullly I don't play VNs much at all but that seems like the best format. It's just a thought and not an actual plan though.]
>>2045413I don't think a VN could capture the magic of a Gobble quest personally. One of the best aspects of them are that we all get to figure out what the characters are like as the quest goes on. Reading Kat start as a blank slate, then develope into an incredibly interesting character that grows further as the quest went on was the best character arc I've ever read.
>>2045413Thanks for running Gobble! Hope you have a good week!
>>2045419[Yeah, that's a big reason I don't feel very serious about it. The quest format is so much more flexible, and voting and input is what made it work. Players generate so many good ideas.]>>2045439[Thanks! We should be running before the weekend though. Sleep tight!]
>>2045376We could, uhWe could just destroy the bone. Or seal it in the deepest pit we can find, never to see the light of day again.I'm not happy with how these gods are acting. Even Good!Fug is being kind of a manipulative and petty asshat, even if he's a damn sight better than Evil!Fug. He might well have the best interests of the islanders at heart, but that doesn't give anybody the right to treat people as game pieces.
>>2045376> you shouldn't do anything until you have another vision Tell Jane that there's large powers at play here, we're both pawns and you dislike keeping secrets or any of this sitiation. Tell her you're going to meditate with this new knowledge and regardless of the verdict, you have the feeling you're really going to need her help. Will you help me?>Something elseOffer to give her meditation help/tutoring. If she's being dragged into this for both of your safeties it's be better if she had more control/agency. She's very smart and we'll feel safer going forward knowing she's there too.>Something elseAsk her everything she knows about more surrounding the great protector. Is a great destroyer ever mentioned? Could she look into it?
>>2045376>>2045500Also ask about Keira, we're worried
>>2045413>>2045394As a massive janefag, is also like a bin where we fug her. Maybe while meditating with her we go deep into her and see a fantasy of hers where she imagines what could have been, which could be done for other what ifs
>>2045500Rather than give her training, we should try to use our potential unlocking on her. Maybe then she’ll get aura spheres? Also, I’m not sure if potential unlocking is the best name for it. I feel like “self actualization” fits the function better.
>>2045520Do this, although I think she'd have an intimidation aura power or something similar. What doyou think everyone's powers would be?Also if we're training with Jane we might as well do some battle training since we'll probably end up battling nega fug ( or good fug who knows) and their eventual champion...the greasy fake birch add nega herb...max *spit*
Well, if Fug the Destroyer does show up, Kat's around and has that Lugia. And could probably call in Mewtwo if necessary.
I’m quite impressed with Jane here though. I thought being seduced to the dark side by her insecurities was what was playing out here, but she’s more perceptive than I have her credit for. Or maybe her insecurities are just second fiddle to her paranoia.
>>2045870Don’t forget Meloetta.>>2045968Yeah, what’s happened to her that she’s suddenly cool now? I guess aura training really helps center a person.If we try using our potential unlocking on her, and it works, and we get a multiple choice thing like with our Pokémon, we should back out and ask her which she wants.
>>2045394>>2045413We never did get part 2 of the r63 bins...
>>2046146Oh yeah, Valere and Kieran.
>>2046165And I think there was going to be a "girl talk" one as well, in a world where Spice is the only r63.
>>2045413Hey Gobble, if any of the girls could have one wish, what would they wish for? A before and after meeting Herb would be nice to know too.
>>2046289Rather than before and after Herb, I think beginning of the journey vs. current would be better, since it takes into account how characters we haven't traveled with as much have had their own growth independant of us.
>>2046293Yeah, I like that better.
>>2046251oh man I forgot about that one. Hope Gobble gets to that one eventually
>>2046358I'd really like to see a bin just to flesh out how Laki and Hana have grown closer together when we aren't around. Their gym battle, walking around when we got in that fight with a snorlax. Etc.I can just imagine down the line:"Herb, I've fallen in love with someone else too!""What, Laki, who?""Hana!""Oh, well, that's okay then. In fact, now you can reasonably claim to your parents that we're the ones in your harem."
>>2064946[Yup! 1-2 hours]