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June Mid-Month Rolls; With fluff in the second post!
Topic Started: Jun 19 2011, 06:35 PM (4,987 Views)
Namira
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#1: Julian Avery (Jonny)
#2: Thea Kairosi (Arscapi)
#3: Alice Boucher (storyspoiler)
#4: Joe Rios (Sean) - (Sean, Roll Null used)
#5: Maxwell Lombardi (Fioriboy)
#6: Claire Lambert (KillerVole)
#7: Kitty Gittschall (Ciel)

Three days for cards, seven to have deaths concluded.
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British Columbia, Canada

Jaxon Jeremiah sat outside the hospital, alert and cautious, watching the infrequent cars which slipped past. None of them stopped. Good. If any vehicle turned up unannounced, things were going to get really hairy. Jaxon wasn't armed so heavily anymore, though he still carried a Glock and wore a protective vest under his windbreaker. He could pass for a complete civilian, at least from a distance to the untrained eye. He'd still give any attackers hell.

He kept checking the hospital, kept fearing that there'd be a roar of engines or a whine of rotors, followed by explosions and death, yet more death. As if they hadn't had enough of that. As if the survivors didn't deserve a little peace, a little time to pull themselves back together and recuperate from it all. They were scared and scarred, and some still didn't quite seem to believe it was over. Jaxon knew the feeling. All these years later, he was still waiting for the axe to fall.

His dread had eased just the littlest of bits, though, when he'd heard about the results of the assault team's run. They hadn't gotten everything done. They hadn't had time to destroy the gear keeping the collars going, hadn't been able to remove all the ranking personnel, but they'd accomplished a damn spot more than Jaxon had been expecting, and with only moderate casualties. Of course, that was just as of the last check in, right as they'd all fled. They'd been out of contact since then. Safer for everyone. The entire assault team could be dead, for all he knew.

A car in the distance flashed its headlights and turned towards the hospital. Jaxon's hand slipped into his pocket. His fingers found the grip of the Glock.

The car pulled up alongside him. Old. Red. The right car. The right driver. Jaxon was tempted to pull the gun anyways, but he'd expressed his displeasure enough already.

The door opened, and Nathan Caudle stepped out. The boy was wearing dark sunglasses. They nicely hid his black eye.

"Anything, Jax?"

"Just a murderer in shades. You think I should shoot him?"

Nate just laughed. Jaxon wrinkled his nose.

"Anyways," he said, "how did it go? Any luck?"

"A little. Looks like the folks at HQ are still scrambling to cover their asses after what we did. There's no sign of anyone looking for us. I think they're writing this one off and hoping that broadcast confuses people for a while."

Jaxon nodded. They'd been expecting a better forgery on the part of the terrorists, but what had been aired had been sufficient for most of the newspapers to proclaim the attempt a failure, and the STAR members and rescued students dead. No one had even come close to figuring out the identities of the mysterious force that opposed Danya. Someone had clearly been pulling strings at the major news services. It was totally irrelevant. Jaxon was pretty sure they'd still be able to accomplish their end objective.

"What took you so long?" he asked.

"Communications were a bitch," Nate replied. "Plus, goddamn, man, we had to land in the one town in the world without a fucking Mickey D's? I've got promises to keep."

It wasn't enough to coax a smile.

After a second of silence, Nate actually looked sheepish and continued. "No, I talked to people. We have some people in place to help us, to spring the story and all. I think it'll work."

The plan now was pretty simple. They had to blow open the story of the survivors, and they had to do it in such a way that they couldn't be suppressed or killed by the terrorists. This might have been hard, except for a few key decisions they'd made.

First and foremost, they hadn't told any of the students anything about their organization. Nate had claimed they were North Korean irregulars; Jaxon had simply refused to answer questions. They hadn't shared a single piece of information about Danya, SOTF, or the terrorist organization. They were not going to repeat the mistakes of Version Three.

Back then, the students had freed themselves, but, in so doing, they had spent a long time poking around Danya's files. Whatever they'd actually found, they'd potentially gotten their hands on information that would be absolutely devastating to the SOTF program. With the risk of, for example, the identities of his contacts and sources within the United States potentially jeopardized, Danya had put a good amount of resources into hunting them down. STAR had also been slow on the draw. By the time they'd been in position to repatriate the students, Rizzolo had already been home free and mechanisms had been put in place to prevent any word from being leaked. Danya had still held all the cards.

It was why time was of the essence now. It was why they were trying to get the kids transferred home within the week. Well, not home, not exactly. They would all need time, need time in the hospital in some cases, in intensive psychiatric care, as a whole. This was the sort of stuff that made therapists rich. They would need to be debriefed at length. Information would surely trickle back to the terrorists from that. They were counting on that fact, counting on the students' total ignorance and the fact that the terrorists were still reeling to keep those rescued safe from reprisal.

And some of them might not even want to go home. Jaxon was hoping they'd be able to accommodate any wishes in that respect, but it was pretty much the least important item on his list of priorities at the moment.

"You really think this is all going to work out?" Nate asked.

"I do. Wish it could've worked a bit better, but I think we'll make it."

Nate didn't reply.

Jaxon sighed, and examined his hands for a moment. Finally, he spoke again.

"You really still think we did the right thing?"

"Damn straight. Can you imagine what it'd be like in that hospital with Lombardi roaming around, trying to stifle them with pillows or shit like that? And they will think more next time before shooting each other. They'll have to."

"Maybe."

They watched the traffic pass. Nate scratched his head a little, rubbed his eye.

"They'll make sure everyone gets home safe," he said.

"They?"

"The good old government. It is an election year, after all, and President Bridges' numbers aren't looking so hot. Fuck, I don't think even this'll save him, but they'll damn well try. I'm tempted to go live with an endorsement for whoever's opposing that fuck. Then maybe we won't have to do all the work ourselves next time. Get someone competent in the big seat."

"Let's just hope you're right," Jaxon said.

And he did. He hoped it would all come out alright, but he wouldn't believe it until everyone was home again, until he saw the headlines and the tearful reunions. Maybe he wouldn't believe it even then. They'd come back for Dodd again, after all. This was the sort of thing you never really left behind. No matter what became of SOTF, Jaxon would always glance behind him at night when he heard a strange noise, would always tense up when he entered a plane or a bus. But it was all worth it. For what they'd managed this time, everything they'd suffered was worth it.
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If anyone feels inclined and has the ability to save Claire, I'd be very grateful. If not, feel free to PM me ideas. I request that people PMing me are quick posters, so stuff is done by deadline. It's going to probably be a little crunched from my end, as I'm going to have to consult with Aaron on this one, and, as such, you may not get replies for a couple days.
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...Crud.

Anyone willing to save Maxwell? I kind of wanted to have him to live a LITTLE longer before biting the dust.

If not, anyone who's interested in being involved in Maxwell's death feel free to PM me. I've already got an idea in mind, but I'm still considering which characters should be involved in it.
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Yay, an opportunity to use my roll null.

Using it on Joe Rios, of course.
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One day, the fabled Ragnarok will come, and as the gods descend to earth and wage war while the world dies around them, WickedIcon will lead the charge, a 12-gauge shotgun in his right hand, and a bottle of Jack Daniels in his left as he rides a steed made of fire and pain.

And the masses will look upon him and weep at the beauty of it all.


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Please PM with ideas for Thea's death.

Ideas in the works thanks.
Edited by Arscapi, Jun 21 2011, 07:36 PM.
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First of all, I was away for three days with no warning. I'm really really sorry to everybody this screwed over, especially (probably) outfoxd--I haven't had the nerve to check the mini-board yet, honestly, and I'm...really really sorry.

(And posting this publicly, because I think I might have screwed other people too)

Secondly, I think I know how Alice is going down, but PM me with death ideas just in case.
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I would absolutely love a card right now. I think I've hit my stride with kitty, and I really don't want that stride to end just yet! I would really, really appreciated.

As it stands, I have an idea for a death. There's a catch though - your character must not be an active player! I want someone who hasn't killed yet, or at the very least someone who hasn't seen a lot of action or even a weak pacifist. This death also involves a certain element I want to touch on, but I'll get into that later. I might already have someone doing the deed but send me a pm anyway if you're interested.
Edited by Ciel, Jun 20 2011, 03:42 PM.
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One day, twenty-three hours, and thirty-eight minutes to play cards.
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Just mentioning that Maxwell's death has pretty much been sorted out now, and I will make a good start on it tomorrow evening once I've finished my last exam.

(Although any last second saves would still be greatly appreciated :3 )

To everyone who asked if they could be involved, thanks for showing an interest, and sorry that we couldn't of had our characters interact at some point. At the very least, I promise that this death will be a good one. ;)
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One day and thirty minutes to play cards.
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On the left is a mod, on the right is a pre-made psycho...get the picture?
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Looks like we have actually passed the deadline, as such the you may not use your cards or nulls!
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A little early there, actually.

Deadline passed five minutes ago.

Six days, twenty-three hours, and fifty-five minutes for deaths.
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Yeah, I'm gonna have to ask for an extension here. I have 24 hours work of work tomorrow, sunday and monday, and I have summer classes. Three days should be enough to get it done. I want this to go off without a hitch.
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Four days, nineteen hours, and twenty-three minutes for deaths.
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