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Twists and turns; Boy 102 start, open
Topic Started: Aug 8 2010, 11:11 AM (5,645 Views)
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((B078 Gary Griffith begins))

Wh-what am I doing here?

Short, skinny, black haired guy asked himself, but he already knew the answer.

"No..." He mumbled silently under his nose... "Impossible."

How could that happen to him? Why? He didn't deserve any divine retribution, he wasn't bad, he tried to be as helpful to everyone as possible, and now...

Well, SOTF chooses at random, and this time it was Gary's turn to prove his survival skills. The problem was - Gary was completely the opposite type of person, than every previous winner. Weak, shy, without any useful survival skills except from first aid, and his weapon... Turned out to be a nightstick. Pacification weapon. Pretty useless considering Island's standards, and even more useless in his weak hands. But that's all he got for now. And then, another realization struck him.

Omigosh, Rein is here as well. And Elaine... no she isn't here. Good.

He sighed with a relief. At least one dear person for him is out of this sick game. But Rein...

I need to find him... He decided in his mind, but he probably should start from finding himself in the maze of red and blue cargo boxes.

"Where am I?" He asked loudly, but only a silent echo bothered to answer him. Looked like some kind of warehouse, but he couldn't be very sure. Unsure of what to do next, he picked up his nightstick, and slowly started to make his way. He only hoped he won't get lost in here... And he won't be attacked immediately...
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B068 - Michał 'Mike' Maszer (The Key) - Weapon: Cyanide Pill
B075 - Robert 'Rob' Jenkins (In Transit) - Weapon: Kevlar Bulletproof Vest, M15 General Officers (.45 ACP)
B078 - Gareth 'Gary Griffith (The Warehouse) - Weapon: Nightstick


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Suddenly, some other voice replied to his question. It sounded really douchy, and if it wound sound more like a Danya, Gary would probably believe the devil himself was mocking him.

"It's a warehouse young man. It could be called a maze too I guess. Or did you mean where we are in a wider sense? Its Survival of the Fittest, but I'm sure you knew that already."

Even though Gary was probably one of the most calm people stepping on the surface of this planet, it still didn't help him from turning on the 'sarcasm mode', though everything stayed in his head.

No shit, Sherlock. I guessed it myself...

Gary carefully walked through the maze while trying to pinpoint the location of the owner of the voice. The more he talked, the easier was his job, though the echo still made it impossible to tell exactly.

"I'm sure you've thought through all the different options regarding survival in this place. Perhaps like me you are looking for allies. I'm not sure we can find each other in this godforsaken maze without making undue amounts of noise, so I'll have to ask if you have any ideas?"

Huh... That sounds like he is somewhere about... There? Gary looked in the direction left to his current position. He still didn't trust the guy, especially not after the not very good first impression the boys voice gave to Gary, but a temporary ally was probably still better than no ally, and as long as he'll be careful, he should be fine. After all, after spending so much time with Rein, he was almost a master of avoiding death.

Anyway, the situation demanded a trickier way to deal with it. Gary stopped in one place to answer the mysterious boy, before moving his position again to avoid being tracked.

"I guess, we can find ourselves by using our flashlights. It's quite dark in here, so if we'll point it up, we could find ourselves by observing and following the light. But we don't have infinite supply of batteries, so I think we should just follow the air current. If you can guess which way the wind is blowing, you should have no problems with finding the exit, and we could meet there. What do you think?"

After finishing his monologue, Gary resumed his slow steps to the left, still unsure if he correctly guessed the guy's location.
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V4 Alive:
B019 - Maxwell Crowe (In Transit) - Weapon: Auto Mag 180 (.44)
B068 - Michał 'Mike' Maszer (The Key) - Weapon: Cyanide Pill
B075 - Robert 'Rob' Jenkins (In Transit) - Weapon: Kevlar Bulletproof Vest, M15 General Officers (.45 ACP)
B078 - Gareth 'Gary Griffith (The Warehouse) - Weapon: Nightstick


V4 Dead: None (Yay!)

V5 (Hopefully): No ideas yet ;]

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Just as Gary was about to turn, the boy suddenly appeared from the corner. He just greeted Gary and introduced himself as Trevor, but with this kind of entrance he could just as well recite Latin poetry or shout 'Heil Hitler' and he would get the exact same result.

"Oh my fucking God!" Gareth shouted and raised his nightstick to attack the sudden silhouette. Thankfully he realized nothing happened and managed to lower his weapon, and take a few frantic steps back, losing his balance in the process and falling on his butt.

"Ow..."

As soon as Gary got back on his feet, he taxed that 'Trevor' guy. He didn't look very threatening which was always a plus. There was something in his last sentence that bothered Gary, but he didn't exactly know why, and there was no reason to be unnecessary suspicious. Or maybe it was, but Gary was always way too trustful toward other people.

"Gary... Gary Griffith. Warn me up next time you want to jump out of the corner like that." The black haired boy said while forcing a smile on his lips.
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B019 - Maxwell Crowe (In Transit) - Weapon: Auto Mag 180 (.44)
B068 - Michał 'Mike' Maszer (The Key) - Weapon: Cyanide Pill
B075 - Robert 'Rob' Jenkins (In Transit) - Weapon: Kevlar Bulletproof Vest, M15 General Officers (.45 ACP)
B078 - Gareth 'Gary Griffith (The Warehouse) - Weapon: Nightstick


V4 Dead: None (Yay!)

V5 (Hopefully): No ideas yet ;]

This is not a song, IT'S A SANDWICH!!!

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Gary still didn't quite get what Trevor was talking about when he said 'Sorry about the voice thing before, I'm not really myself when I'm doing someone.', but before he could ask anything, another voice echoed through the Warehouse.

Trevor immediately went silent, and so did Gary. What were the chances of finding another harmless (assuming Trevor was harmless to him of course, but then again if he would, he would probably just attack Gary while he was on the ground) person when in theory everyone should be going out for the kill? At the moment the only voice he would answer outright would be Rein's but that new voice definitely didn't have any traces of German accent in it.

And so, he waited for another signal from the new visitor.
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B019 - Maxwell Crowe (In Transit) - Weapon: Auto Mag 180 (.44)
B068 - Michał 'Mike' Maszer (The Key) - Weapon: Cyanide Pill
B075 - Robert 'Rob' Jenkins (In Transit) - Weapon: Kevlar Bulletproof Vest, M15 General Officers (.45 ACP)
B078 - Gareth 'Gary Griffith (The Warehouse) - Weapon: Nightstick


V4 Dead: None (Yay!)

V5 (Hopefully): No ideas yet ;]

This is not a song, IT'S A SANDWICH!!!

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Gary didn't know whether he disliked more the presence of a wrestler around, or someone who can speak like Danya in one moment and make theatrics like that. There was one thing he was sure of, he didn't trust none of them. Still, Trevor looked like a safer bet, as he already proved he is not in a mood to kill at least for now.

And so, Gary only silently nodded in agreement to his plan about the... Hey wait a minute...

Gary pondered for a while. How the hell Trevor knows that the other guy's name is Simon and he's a wrestler? He didn't introduce himself. Voice only? We are in the warehouse, with this echo it should be nigh impossible.

Gary bit his lower lip, tightened the grip on his nightstick, and awaited silently for the next movement of either Trevor or the other guy, prepared for even the wildest scenarios like Trevor and 'Simon' working together and preparing a trap for him.
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V4 Alive:
B019 - Maxwell Crowe (In Transit) - Weapon: Auto Mag 180 (.44)
B068 - Michał 'Mike' Maszer (The Key) - Weapon: Cyanide Pill
B075 - Robert 'Rob' Jenkins (In Transit) - Weapon: Kevlar Bulletproof Vest, M15 General Officers (.45 ACP)
B078 - Gareth 'Gary Griffith (The Warehouse) - Weapon: Nightstick


V4 Dead: None (Yay!)

V5 (Hopefully): No ideas yet ;]

This is not a song, IT'S A SANDWICH!!!

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Gary felt more and more clueless with every sentence he heard from Trevor.

What? How does he know there's is a gun waiting in that box? How does he know this box is here? What's going on here? Is this a dream?

Without even realizing it, Gary nodded to Trevor as he told him his plan to confront 'Simon'. He doubted the fight was necessary, and both 'Simon' and Trevor were really overreacting, but it was no time to argue. He started looking as Trevor went toward the direction the other boy's voice was coming. He slowly followed him to see what will happen.

If the fight will occur, will he help Trevor? He didn't know...

Will he even try participate in eventual scuffle? He didn't know...

Will he run away like a coward during the first possible moment? He didn't fucking know. To be honest, Gary just stared outside of the corner just enough to see the situation without being seen himself, and hoped it really was some sort of a bad dream.
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V4 Alive:
B019 - Maxwell Crowe (In Transit) - Weapon: Auto Mag 180 (.44)
B068 - Michał 'Mike' Maszer (The Key) - Weapon: Cyanide Pill
B075 - Robert 'Rob' Jenkins (In Transit) - Weapon: Kevlar Bulletproof Vest, M15 General Officers (.45 ACP)
B078 - Gareth 'Gary Griffith (The Warehouse) - Weapon: Nightstick


V4 Dead: None (Yay!)

V5 (Hopefully): No ideas yet ;]

This is not a song, IT'S A SANDWICH!!!

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The dreadful feeling of paranoia started to overwhelm Gary. Trevor went ahead, 'Simon' was somewhere out there, the corridors made out of giant cargo boxes looked like they were tightening with each second.

The black haired boy started to breath heavily. He wasn't prepared for this. Sure, thanks to Rein and his dangerous hobby, he faced danger more than once and learned how operate in tight situations... But this was different. Goddamn maze, possibly filled with enemies out there to attack and strangle you. The feeling, that every single step made in the wrong direction maybe the last one, uncertainty, unknown face of the possible hostile, and... And this thick air which was hard to breath with. It all made Gary feel like he was going to show his gastric juices to the world.

And yet he went forward, even though Trevor, the last thing that was giving him the faintest feeling of security (ok, there was a nightstick, but Gary doubted he could really use it in the combat effectively), was gone.

Suddenly, a deja vu feeling hit Gareth, as someone AGAIN appeared just outside of the corner to bump with him. Once again, startled, Gary took a few steps back, while the other guy started to speak something incomprehensible for black haired boy's ears. The guy (probably 'Simon') sounded more aggressive than Trevor though, which wasn't really helping with Gary's current mental state.

And then he snapped. Too much tension and pressure suddenly decided to leave his body in one attack of tears which made him fall down on his knees. Prepared to be hit, he dropped his weapon and started covering his head with his hands

"S-STOP!" Gary started to speak with his shaken voice as tears kept escaping from his eyes. "Don't kill me. Why are you even doing it? C-Can't we just talk peacefully instead of... H-hurting each other." The boy had a problem with speaking as his breath became even more ragged and tears found the way toward his throat via opened mouth. The whole outburst was pretty pointless, as 'Simon' probably wasn't going to attack him in the first place, but consumed by the pressure, he didn't know that.

"WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH!" Loud cry echoed through the warehouse.
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V4 Alive:
B019 - Maxwell Crowe (In Transit) - Weapon: Auto Mag 180 (.44)
B068 - Michał 'Mike' Maszer (The Key) - Weapon: Cyanide Pill
B075 - Robert 'Rob' Jenkins (In Transit) - Weapon: Kevlar Bulletproof Vest, M15 General Officers (.45 ACP)
B078 - Gareth 'Gary Griffith (The Warehouse) - Weapon: Nightstick


V4 Dead: None (Yay!)

V5 (Hopefully): No ideas yet ;]

This is not a song, IT'S A SANDWICH!!!

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After a few seconds, Gary, still a bit choking thanks to the salty tears, started calming down a bit. Partly because 'Simon' didn't attack him and instead tried to stop the flow of tears from Gary, and partly because Gareth realized something.

Come on Gary. You are currently live broadcasted on the national TV, and you look like a terrible crybaby. LITERALLY!

Finally the river of tears stopped and Gary tried to take a few deep breaths to stop the shaking of his body. And then...

"Hey Simon! Leave him alone. You wanna fight someone you can fight me!"

...Trevor suddenly appeared and attacked 'Simon'. That was too much.

"JESUS CHRIST!" Gary shouted as the scuffle began.

Gary already knew the taste of life threatening situations during bike trips, climbing, diving and a few other things, all thanks to Rein. And now he could add the cat and mouse games in a claustrophobic environment to the collection, even if the situation was a complete misunderstanding. To every dangerous situation, there was a solution, or at least a useful trick to help you stay alive. In this case, as Gary noticed, it was 'Run away as far as you can during the first occasion possible'. Fight between Trevor and 'Simon' was the first occasion possible. He knew that Trevor attacked to protect him, and now in addition to a crybaby, he'll also look like a coward in people's eyes, but that didn't matter. He just wanted to live, and fast escape had the best chance of achieving the goal.

Gary picked up his nightstick from the ground, stood up and without giving the fight a second look, he ran. He ran as fast as he could. He didn't know where he should run so he just took random turns. If he had some less luck he would probably get terribly lost in the tight corridors, but somehow Gary managed to reach the exit after some time.

Only, it wasn't over, as he stumbled upon two other people who just entered the warehouse. And one of them had a crossbow. Not good. Gary quickly put his hands in the air, still holding the nightstick.

"S-s-stop! Don't shoot!"

Oh God, please not again...
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V4 Alive:
B019 - Maxwell Crowe (In Transit) - Weapon: Auto Mag 180 (.44)
B068 - Michał 'Mike' Maszer (The Key) - Weapon: Cyanide Pill
B075 - Robert 'Rob' Jenkins (In Transit) - Weapon: Kevlar Bulletproof Vest, M15 General Officers (.45 ACP)
B078 - Gareth 'Gary Griffith (The Warehouse) - Weapon: Nightstick


V4 Dead: None (Yay!)

V5 (Hopefully): No ideas yet ;]

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Oh my God, I should have stay with Trevor. This is way worse than before...

Gary stared at the crossbow guy, and the other boy wielding some weirdly shaped... Spear thingy of African origin as far as Gary remembered from history lessons. It was still meant to kill though, so the threat from it was just as real as from sudden bolt to the chest.

Soon, Simon (now confirmed by the guy wielding the spear who was apparently called Nick) joined him and stared at the armed visitors. Trevor was nowhere to be found, although Gary doubted Trevor would want to see him again after such an act of cowardice.

And then, came the even worse: They were talking about taking him and Simon out. Gary realized, in how much fucked up situation he was. He was smaller, weaker, and at least one of the attackers was ALSO a wrestler. The only way he could survive, would be to use Simon as a distraction an run away, or try to persuade Nick and the other guy to stop this madness. Since Nick suggested taking out Gary first, option #1 was highly unlikable.

"W-wait!" Gary said. "Y-you don't need to do this. You don't want to be a killers just because D-Danya said so, right?"

Every single word he spouted was giving away a clear signal: 'Gary Griffith is scared like fuck'.
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V4 Alive:
B019 - Maxwell Crowe (In Transit) - Weapon: Auto Mag 180 (.44)
B068 - Michał 'Mike' Maszer (The Key) - Weapon: Cyanide Pill
B075 - Robert 'Rob' Jenkins (In Transit) - Weapon: Kevlar Bulletproof Vest, M15 General Officers (.45 ACP)
B078 - Gareth 'Gary Griffith (The Warehouse) - Weapon: Nightstick


V4 Dead: None (Yay!)

V5 (Hopefully): No ideas yet ;]

This is not a song, IT'S A SANDWICH!!!

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Just as the things started to look really hopeless, probably the last thing imaginable came to the rescue - announcement. Gary completely missed the first part of it though, as the situation around him demanded more attention. Simon used Danya's voice as a distraction to attack Nick before telling Gary to leave. As Nick obviously had something else on his head (or rather - legs, as that's the part of his body Simon attacked) right now, and Teo used his shot to hit Simon in the leg, Gary more than eagerly listened to wrestler's advice.

Right after Teo released the projectile out of his weapon, Gary quickly put his hand down and began to run toward the exit, taking a big circle around all 3 boys in the process, to be as far away from both the scuffling couple and from the Crossbow Guy. Coming near the fighting group would be just asking for trouble, and Teo? He also looked like he could easily disarm Gary from his nightstick and then proceed to beat the living shit out of him. Nononono, no close contact, definitely.

As Gareth finally reached the exit, he almost bumped into yet another person staying just outside the warehouse. This time a girl. He had no idea, who she was as he had only a split second to look at her, and the only thing his eyes noticed during that time were purple streaks in her dark hair.

"Shit!"

Instead of stopping, Gareth made yet another evasive maneuver. So far, people only meant trouble to him, and knowing his luck, the girl would turn out to be a player as well. For now, the only people Gary would like to see around would be Rein, Elaine or his parents. Last two options were unavailable though, and Gary had completely no idea where Rein is, so being alone was the only option for the time being.

As the boy finally reached the treeline, he stopped for a while to catch a breath. He did some sports thanks to Rein but never enough to become really fit in any way, so those two fast (for Gary anyway) sprints in the last few minutes ended up draining all of his strength. As he stood there, he listened to the rest of the announcement. Normally, he wouldn't believe his fellow students could've even think about killing their classmates, but after barely escaping the death just minutes after waking up, he was ready to believe in anything. The most important part though, was the fact, that Rein was still alive. Probably the only good thing about that dreadful monologue.

Soon enough, announcement was over. Gary had no idea how the situation at the Warehouse turned out, but he didn't have enough courage to check it. As the boy turned toward the forest and started walking, he sent a quiet prayer to the God, so he would have Simon in his mercy. He could at least give him that for saving his skin.

((Gary Griffith continued in Missing Those Lost))
Edited by Yossarian, Sep 30 2010, 11:25 AM.
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B019 - Maxwell Crowe (In Transit) - Weapon: Auto Mag 180 (.44)
B068 - Michał 'Mike' Maszer (The Key) - Weapon: Cyanide Pill
B075 - Robert 'Rob' Jenkins (In Transit) - Weapon: Kevlar Bulletproof Vest, M15 General Officers (.45 ACP)
B078 - Gareth 'Gary Griffith (The Warehouse) - Weapon: Nightstick


V4 Dead: None (Yay!)

V5 (Hopefully): No ideas yet ;]

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