Post by passinglurker on Jan 17, 2016 18:13:57 GMT
Play by post role playing games take a while and don't leave the characters with much chance to take care of their "personal needs" in character, and so between their posts they come here for a snack, breather, nap, potty break, or whatever they need at the time to keep them running on stage.
They have to come as they are though can't have too many hairs out of place going back and forth now can we? This is a quality theatre that values continuity, but fortunately all that bleeding out, poisoned, and mortally wounded business is just acting for the players entertainment so even if they came in missing an arm everyone know they are actually alright (really cuts down on that depressing drama and helps employee morale)
There's a kitchenette towards the back with a small stove, oven, microwave, fridge, industrial coffee machine the usual fair. between this island of sustenance and the only door in and out is a small kitchen table with a mix and matched array of 4 chairs woefully inadequate for the size of our cast (budget cuts) the rest in need of seating will have to make do with whatever else is found in the room such as the floor, rugs of various compositions, the counter top, the top of the fridge(you'd be surprised how often this is used by our wilder employees), wooden crates, a beanbag chair, their comrades lap, and the lone couch a comfy thing that has been infamously named "the love seat" by the stage crew despite it being longer than 2 cushions... which makes no sense geez I can't imagine what they must be thinking...
Either way it's just a typical night in the theatre the players are playing the characters are acting and the games master is tormenting them all until someone finally needs a break, but who will be first to venture baaaaackstaaaaaage!?
Sara goes backstage , taking off the invisible strap that attached the gun to her hand, she would sigh, even though it was all an act the gunfire still spooked her, she hated loud noises. She would go take a seat somewhere, preferably not the 'love seat' and await others to arrive, taking out a ball of yarn and tossing it up in the air and catching it to amuse herself.
The next to barge into the room is Brinn, she drops the sword on the table too loudly. She rushes to apologize as Sara flinches, "Sorry about that. This thing is just ridiculous. Can hardly wait to leave it somewhere offstage." She drops onto the couch and inconsiderately takes up the whole thing.
She rubs her jaw trying to relive some strain, "Ugh, bit down too hard. Wish I'd listened when they said not to overdo it." She actually notices that Sara's playing with some yarn. "Still messing wit that yarn? Nyko will get after you if she finds out you filched her stuff again."
Post by passinglurker on Jan 17, 2016 19:25:38 GMT
Nyko soon saunters in looking defeated, drained, and half splattered in a sticky green goo... "ugh need stress yarn... we just started and I already don't want to deal with this kitty litter any mooore..." She groans to no one in particular but loud enough for all to hear as she makes her way to the kitchenette and starts rummaging through the cabinets with her telekinesis unable to use her hands cause they are basically the gooiest part of her right now... "where is it... did someone move my stuff again?... ugh first they start talking about a nude scene now this?..." She groans some more with tunnel vision on the cabinets.
Sara glances over, having been too focused on the yarn. "but... this is my Yarn, i saw Marshall run off with yours earlier". It is indeed Sara's Lavender colored spun cloth, glancing around now, she holds the yarn in her paws-with-thumbs. "They promised me if i make it through the first season they would help me turn back to normal, so i just gotta survive. What did they put you through, Nyko?" she headtilts and starts chewing on her yarn a bit idly.
Post by passinglurker on Jan 17, 2016 19:44:30 GMT
"ugh this is all his fault too if he hadn't "helped" me get the bell off I wouldn't have tripped into that sticky pudding" the catgirl laments with drooped ears and a sad deadpan "He must have planned this he was totally ogling my chest earlier I almost wanted to break character and slap him going "hello!? my eye's are up here!"... now they said the goo is supposed to be numbing and of course my idiot player asks what that means for our clothes because it sticks to everything so now they're talking about having me strip to avoid going numb..." Nyko says tiredly ranting but looking to tired to actually want to put the effort into hurting marshall if he turned "doesn't help it's actually really hot in there why do they fake the numbing but not the heat ugh... I trust you two are having better luck your players seemed much more sensible..." She adds now addressing both sara and brinn.
"Sensible? No." Brinn says with a wry grin, "But it'll turn out well enough. Least we aren't in real danger yet." The grin falls away, "Want me to have a word with'em?"she asks Nyko, "Have 'em tone it down a bit?" Of course she still hasn't really moved from her sprawl on the couch.
Sara head-tilts "I don't understand why that's wrong... but i'll make note of that. I was never given details on what your situation was, but it seems really weird." She motions to the coffee she made earlier, she thought the stuff was disgusting but some humans found it appealing for whatever reason, energizing even, something Nyko probably needed. "What IS wrong with that anyways? Clothing was never required where I am from"
Post by carnackiArdent on Jan 17, 2016 20:01:51 GMT
Kotone wanders in huffily, shaking her head. As she steps backstage the shadowy double-vision separates from her and appears to wander off of its own accord. "I just can't wait to see what happens after that roll," she remarks dryly. "I am not doing well on spotting things."
She runs a hand through her hair wearily, looking around the room, and winces at Nyko's state. "What happened to you?" She's making a beeline for the coffee herself; anybody else who wants some might have to move fast to get there first.
Where to start, Brinn wonders. She hauls herself upright and tries to explain a bit to Sara,"Well...humans just. Do wear clothes. It's a bit of a modesty thing I guess. Gotta keep something secret." She gives a shake of her head, "Men tend to run these things and they're pricks and tend to try and see what they ought not. Does that make sense?"
Sara shakes her head, only looking more confused. "nope, not really." She'd toss her yarn up again and miss the catch, it rolilng away, she would jolt up and start to chase it. "Nooo! come back! Oof!" she would trip over the yarnball.
Post by passinglurker on Jan 17, 2016 20:15:18 GMT
"I don't think that's going to undo the damage this is the GM's setup my player just exploited it..." Nyko says to brinn looking hopeless. "and he doesn't seem the reasonable type..."
Her tail gives a frustrated twitch at sara's comment "they had fur and scales and hides made of stone where you were from didn't they? you'd be singing a different tune if you had to show some bald squishy human skin. you're lucky they want to avoid that happening with you..." She says trying not to loose her temper with the kid.
When kotone walks in and comments on her gooeyness Nyko glances curiously at the shadow double "I'd just as easily ask you the same thing? they trying to ship you with yourself or something? want to switch? I'd take that over this "numbing goo" routine... they're thinking about making me do a nude scene because of it..." Nyko offers trying to play this off she doesn't want to appear mopey to the whole cast afterall.
Post by carnackiArdent on Jan 17, 2016 20:39:43 GMT
Kotone snorts quietly. "I was worried they were going to make me do that for a while, because somebody didn't actually think about how the carapace armor thing works, but I talked him out of it. And no, no self-shipping so far."
The shadowy double grins at the suggestion, though, and starts sneaking up to Kotone. Right as she's going "Thank God, coffee," it sneaks up behind her and kisses her on the cheek. Possibly it had something else planned, but Kotone leans back and steps on its foot. Hard. She's blushing furiously but at least she doesn't usually freeze up when she's embarrassed.
"I blame you for that, by the way," she says to Nyko. "You just had to give it ideas."
Brinn shrugs. "It's hard to explain, specially since you're so young. Well your head is," she says tapping her own head for emphasis. "Dunno how your kind..." she stops as Sara's yarn escapes and shakes her head. "It can keep till you're older. Just try and keep the clothes on and don't wander off with any strangers, er, well any others..."
She'd been too busy with Sara to properly great Kotone as she'd walked in. She gives a friendly wave, "That shadow's gonna be a handful. Think you'll be able to keep it in line? I'd almost had to deal with that than that gaudy sword."
Post by passinglurker on Jan 17, 2016 20:54:52 GMT
"err.. sorry I didn't think enotok was actually that free willed... I bet it was my player that made him think that at first he's always up to stuff like that... its a good thing you talked your player out of it can you imagine in infiltrator unit so poorly designed they have to strip or destroy their disguise to activate their armor? It makes no tactical sense" Nyko giggles secretly liking that she isn't the only one getting embarrassed on the cast.
Sara grabs her yarn and swats it around, grabbing it for a moment to look back at Brinn. "Okay... whats a player? Ghosty thing is scary..." she would be clueless and incapable of breaking the fourth wall. She would hug her ball of yarn and watch the Shadow, now named Enotok, cautiously, cuz ghosts hurt psychic types.
Post by passinglurker on Jan 17, 2016 21:06:34 GMT
"sigh lets stop the "what are clothes and players" lesson she's to damn cute and innocent and I don't want ruining that on my conscience..." Nyko says taking a seat on the corner of a crate where hopefully she won't get goo on anything of quality.
Post by carnackiArdent on Jan 17, 2016 21:07:23 GMT
If the shadow made noise, it would be making some seriously pained noises right now. Mostly because Kotone is grinding her heel into its foot in revenge. She raises an eyebrow. "Enotok? What does that mean?" She's not very good at anagrams.
"Anyway, I can keep it in line... onstage at least." She rolls her eyes. "It wouldn't be out of character for the idiots who made me to do something like that, though. They tried to brainwash me after they made it hard to mess with my head. They're not very good mad scientists."
She can't help but smile a little watching Sara chase her yarn. "Don't worry, you'll be safe. It's on our side... mostly." She finally lets it up, sipping her (stolen, not that she knows that) coffee. "So what did I interrupt?" "Enotok" high-tails it toward the side of the room and starts creeping along the wall... possibly in Nyko's direction. She offered to trade, after all.
Post by passinglurker on Jan 17, 2016 21:11:36 GMT
"Enotok is your name backwards and you didn't miss anything I just came in looking for my stress relief yarn and sara said she saw marshall run off with it, which sucks cause if it wasn't for him I wouldn' be all gooey and wouldn't have to do a nude scene soon" She pouts bitterly just wanting her yarn back and her clothes to stay attached.
She's not paying attention to her surroundings she has to do enough of that on stage back here is her relaxing time so enotok is able to sneak up easily.
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