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Axes Aren't Efficient For Grinding; They can still chop, cleave, and smash though
Topic Started: Oct 16 2010, 02:24 AM (2,426 Views)
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Oh my god you guys The Riz killed Cara what do!?
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[Clap For The Killers --> Logan Reynolds]

To say Logan was in a bad mood would be an understatement. The day before, he'd lost just about all of his resolve, and the only thing keeping him going was a vague desire to get his personal belongings back, hoping they were still where they'd presumably been left in the tunnels. But apparently, even that was easily complicated.

Night had fallen about halfway between the Sawmill and the Mansion, from which Logan had originally planned to enter the tunnels. So instead of travelling through the night again, he'd decided to make camp in the woods. Of course, after he woke up, he learned that the Mansion had been made a danger zone, and that, somehow, even more students had been killed than on the first day. Fabulous news. So he could be extra depressed/cautious on his extra long detour around to the mines entrance. He hadn't even considered just yet that he'd have no idea how to find where he'd first woken up, travelling from the other end of the tunnel system.

He arrived in the non-mine tunnels fairly early, by cutting across the mountains instead of skirting around them, then heading into the bowels of the island without any particular care for where he was actually headed, besides making sure he was pointed in the general direction of the Mansion end.

Darkness soon swallowed him, and where he'd been aware of Daisuke following him until then, it didn't take long until Logan could barely see his hands without holding them inches from his face. Lucky he had a flashlight, then. He fumbled around for it, and turned on the beam, which was fortunately still at full strength. What was unfortunate was that, after a few more minutes of walking, it fell upon a person who looked to be unconscious, but was certainly wielding an axe.
Every time you fall asleep you die. Someone else wakes up in your body, thinking they're you.
You are alone and trapped in your own mind, the world around you is your lie.
Soon you will be nothing, you will never again hear sounds, never again see colours, never again be anyone.


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Oh my god you guys The Riz killed Cara what do!?
[ *  *  * ]
Not long after the pair's arrival, Marybeth acknowledged them, probably just resting then, not truly asleep. Not that it mattered to Logan, in all honesty. He was more concerned with the matters of the present, not what might have been the past, as it made no difference to his own situation. And frankly, he'd stopped caring what happened out of his immediate area a while ago, given that what was happening in the here and now was usually likely to kill him.

"Of course I'm okay, does it look like anything is wrong? Besides the body over there."

Oh the many answers Logan could give to that. Lots of things looked like they were wrong, including 'the body over there', which he hadn't noticed until it had been pointed out to him. What else looked wrong was, well for starters, the explosive collars on everybody, the axe in Marybeth's hands (and the weapons he and Daisuke were carrying, themselves), and that they were all in some pitch black tunnel on an island in the ass-end of nowhere. So many things that were wrong. But they weren't exactly immediate concerns, or ones that hadn't already been addressed, save for the weaponry. So that's what Logan gave his attention to.
"Well, that there's a dead body over there, and you're holding a bloodied axe, that looks sort of wrong to me."

A pretty frank response, to be expected, really. Logan had a penchant for tactless comments that went beyond simply not lieing. But, as with so many other things that no longer mattered, tact was out too. Indeed, he was already reaching for his own weapon, that vicious looking pick that he had become quite certain was the kind used for clubbing seals. How lovely. Still, yet again, dead seals weren't a pressing matter either. Logan didn't much care what the brutal device was intended for, or at the very least, it wasn't something he wanted to dwell on whilst raising it in part-defense, part-threat, against a fellow student.

No, no thinking about the blunt end crushing bones.
No dwelling on the sharp point dragging corpses across the ice. Certainly not on the trail of blood it must leave behind.
It's just a symbol.
Just an icon to say "I'm well armed, don't attack."
It's not for brutal murder.
It can't be.

That's what the boy told himself. He was quite sure he'd keep to that conviction.

He hoped he was sure.
Every time you fall asleep you die. Someone else wakes up in your body, thinking they're you.
You are alone and trapped in your own mind, the world around you is your lie.
Soon you will be nothing, you will never again hear sounds, never again see colours, never again be anyone.


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Oh my god you guys The Riz killed Cara what do!?
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(Hate to double post, but it'll be two weeks tomorrow, and I don't want Logan to go inactive over politeness. Marybeth really does need her death soon, though.)

As it turned out, he wasn't sure. It was too easy to envision the girl attacking for whatever reason, to see himself lash out in retaliation, to imagine the sharp pick piercing flesh and tearing muscle. Logan had no intention of seeing any of that for real, and didn't trust any of the three of them not to make it happen.

"You know what? I don't want to know. Well, I do, but not at the price I'm imagining right now."

That was true enough. He wanted very dearly to know why the corpse was dead, why Marybeth was holding the apparent murder weapon, and why she seemed so casual about it all. He wanted even more dearly not for anyone to die in the process of finding out.

"So I'm out."

And with that, Logan turned tail and left, moving at quite a brisk pace. Not a run, nor a jog, but a very fast walk, aided by his already long stride. He didn't want to look afraid, that would probably just serve to invite attacks, but just as much, he didn't want to be in that tunnel any more.

A few minutes passed, and the boy found himself outside, at a different entrance to the one he'd come in through, looking at the rising sun. Just how long had he been down there? Logan knew it had been late afternoon, verging on evening, when he and Daisuke had gone in, but early morning already? He decided he really needed a good timepiece.

[Logan Reynolds --> "Can You Hear Me Now?"]
Every time you fall asleep you die. Someone else wakes up in your body, thinking they're you.
You are alone and trapped in your own mind, the world around you is your lie.
Soon you will be nothing, you will never again hear sounds, never again see colours, never again be anyone.


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