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Topic Started: Jan 27 2016, 09:10 PM (376 Views)
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((Raina Rose continued from Sibling Apathy))

Needcoffeeneedcoffeeneedcoffeeneedcoffeeneedcoffeeuuuuuuugh-

Such was the refrain of Raina's thoughts this afternoon. Her insomnia had been acting up for the past few nights, so her parents had scheduled a meeting with her doctor to see about getting the dosage of her medication adjusted. While it was nice to know that that was going to be taken care of in the very near future, it did her no favors in the present and she was getting rather bleary and cranky by this point.

She'd filled up a thermos with coffee that morning and had been nursing it all day to try and be a little bit less off a zombie, but now she was running low. For once, the fact that she was only really interested in one of the shows they were going to be watching in the anime club today was a blessing; she could catch up with Hitsugi no Chaika and then just zone out, assuming that Nancy stuck to formula and didn't try to shoehorn in another new show. Though even if she did, she currently had a 3:1 ratio of lame slice-of-life comedies versus actually interesting stuff so it probably wouldn't make that much of a difference to Raina either way.

She plopped down in a chair that afforded a clear view of the projector screen and sipped the last remaining bit of her coffee, offering a subdued "Sup?" to Nancy. If Nancy was up to her usual chatterbox self - and she certainly looked it - she wasn't going to find a very good conversation partner in Raina today.
"Art enriches the community, Steve, no less than a pulsing fire hose, or a fireman beating down a blazing door. So what if we're drawing a nude man? So what if all we ever draw is a nude man, or the same nude man over and over in all sorts of provocative positions? Context, not content! Process, not subject! Don't be so gauche, Steve, it's beneath you."
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Coffeecoffeecoffee- oh hey there was a person.

"Whatchu want?" Raina managed not to slur her words too badly, but her brain was obviously slow in catching up with both her mouth and what had already been said. "Oh, oh yeah. This's it. You new?"

Big guy... what was his name? Something sorta Italian, right? Raina knew him as Smelly Big Italian Dude in her innermost, non-PC thoughts that usually weren't allowed to see the light of day. Rude, yeah, but sometimes you just had to acknowledge that the only thing you knew about someone was that they smelled like a fish market. Not that she was going to say that to his face.

"Ey, Nancy. Nancy. We gotta new guy." Damn, maybe she should consider switching to energy drinks. They were terrible for you, but maybe her mind wouldn't feel like it was in such a fog during episodes like this.
"Art enriches the community, Steve, no less than a pulsing fire hose, or a fireman beating down a blazing door. So what if we're drawing a nude man? So what if all we ever draw is a nude man, or the same nude man over and over in all sorts of provocative positions? Context, not content! Process, not subject! Don't be so gauche, Steve, it's beneath you."
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Raina went to take another sip of her coffee while she waited for Nancy to get her stuff sorted out and greet the new guy; to her dismay, she found that she'd gotten down to the last few drops in her thermos. This needed immediate attention.

After taking a minute to psych herself up, Raina heaved herself up out of her chair and slung her backpack over her shoulder. There were vending machines near the cafeteria, and she was pretty sure there was some of that canned Starbucks stuff in one of them. "Gonna be right back, guys, need to refuel. Don't get started without me, okay?"

She shouldered her way through the door, before pausing and looking back. "Or go ahead, I guess. Might not make it back today." She could have gone on dramatically about how she might meet her tragic end during her grand quest for the vending machines, but her brain wasn't feeling it today.

"Anyways, later." Perfunctory wave over her shoulder, and then she was gone.

((Raina Rose continued in Morning Dew))
Edited by backslash, May 13 2016, 03:38 PM.
"Art enriches the community, Steve, no less than a pulsing fire hose, or a fireman beating down a blazing door. So what if we're drawing a nude man? So what if all we ever draw is a nude man, or the same nude man over and over in all sorts of provocative positions? Context, not content! Process, not subject! Don't be so gauche, Steve, it's beneath you."
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