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by Magtok
Jan 05, 2024 3:51 pm
Forum: Abroad
Topic: Seaside
Replies: 1264
Views: 39815

Re: Seaside

[Butterfly Bay- Great Writers Steal] Euphoria listens to Magtok's explanation stoically, waiting for him to finish before she turns her attention to Kate. "...Is that true?" "...He's, um... downplaying it a bit." Kate grimaces. "But yeah. We were just filming a thing. I was...
by Magtok
Dec 21, 2023 6:29 am
Forum: Abroad
Topic: Seaside
Replies: 1264
Views: 39815

Re: Seaside

[Butterfly Bay - Great Writers Steal] "Exstacy-" the name feels strange when Magtok says it, like he's trying out the word for the first time. Could he really have gotten this far without knowing Kate's other identity? "-moderately inconvenienced me, so I committed some crimes with h...
by Magtok
Dec 14, 2023 10:57 am
Forum: Abroad
Topic: Seaside
Replies: 1264
Views: 39815

Re: Seaside

[Butterfly Bay - Great Writers Steal] There are two things in this Nexus that utterly revolt our cyborg, that make him freeze up in anxiety and discomfort. One is dogs. Dogs, wolves, coyotes, hellhounds, werewolves...all of them are absolutely the worst, the most terrifying and unsettling monsters ...
by Magtok
Dec 13, 2023 1:46 pm
Forum: In-Character Roleplay
Topic: Vigil
Replies: 1476
Views: 50838

Re: Vigil

[Matters of Espionage] Calm Reed nods. "Of course. If I cannot avoid revealing something, I will pretend I am acting alone." Saint Lazarus nods. "Good luck," is all she's willing to say before heading on out to begin her reconnaissance operation. Those weird talking cats won't k...
by Magtok
Dec 13, 2023 1:35 pm
Forum: In-Character Roleplay
Topic: HALO CLXXXV: The Titles End Here
Replies: 1106
Views: 40538

Re: HALO CLXXXV: The Titles End Here

[Maid Café and Book Signing - A Slip Of The Forked Tongue ] "My goal isn't immortality, it's understanding." Dorota's answer comes quickly; she's clearly certain of it. "That's why what you said about reality interested me. I'm fine with dying like any human would but before I do tha...
by Magtok
Dec 11, 2023 6:32 pm
Forum: Abroad
Topic: Seaside
Replies: 1264
Views: 39815

Re: Seaside

[Butterfly Bay - Great Writers Steal] "No messing," Magtok agrees, raising up his left hand, doing a cursory examination of the prosthetic arm, as if expecting to find a part out of place or a finger screwed on backwards. Whatever he was checking for seems to meet with his approval. Every...
by Magtok
Nov 30, 2023 11:49 am
Forum: In-Character Roleplay
Topic: HALO CLXXXV: The Titles End Here
Replies: 1106
Views: 40538

Re: HALO CLXXXV: The Titles End Here

[Maid Café and Book Signing - A Slip Of The Forked Tongue ] The cyborg shrugs. "If you want it to be. It could also be a one-off jokey encounter, a bizarre non sequitor that goes nowhere because it veered too close to acknowledging the imprecise, capricious nature of the underpinnings of our s...
by Magtok
Nov 30, 2023 10:25 am
Forum: In-Character Roleplay
Topic: Vigil
Replies: 1476
Views: 50838

Re: Vigil

[Matters of Espionage] "Then while you carry out your plan in Blanche's quarters, I can try looking into this Reinholdt," Calm Reed decides. "Maybe I can find a way to get information about Blanche without tipping my hand." "Sure, but if you can't, don't mention me. If I we...
by Magtok
Nov 27, 2023 11:15 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Plots
Topic: A Tropical Thanksmas (Thanksmas 2023)
Replies: 456
Views: 21147

Re: A Tropical Thanksmas (Thanksmas 2023)

Before the Thanksmas Throne Has Raven ever wanted or needed an extra umbrella? Yes? No, she's fine with the one she has? Well that's too bad, because these drones came all this way to deliver a shiny new parasol for her! Also a note, which was stuck to the very same parasol! The note is written in ...
by Magtok
Nov 27, 2023 7:23 am
Forum: In-Character Roleplay
Topic: HALO CLXXXV: The Titles End Here
Replies: 1106
Views: 40538

Re: HALO CLXXXV: The Titles End Here

[Maid Café and Book Signing - A Slip Of The Forked Tongue ] "Yes! Yes, precisely! Skyside is both old and not old at the same time, here longer than you've been alive and not!" Magtok answers excitedly, like a deranged genius who has finally, finally had his controversial and insane findi...
by Magtok
Nov 25, 2023 5:14 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Plots
Topic: A Tropical Thanksmas (Thanksmas 2023)
Replies: 456
Views: 21147

Re: A Tropical Thanksmas (Thanksmas 2023)

[Before the Thanksmas Throne] Her Majesty Raven Ebondark, the Superior Santa, is visited by three wise drones bearing another gift, inadvertently and unknowingly supporting her claim that to hold the throne is to have presents rained upon you by your inferiors. These drones look suspiciously like s...
by Magtok
Nov 24, 2023 11:41 am
Forum: Abroad
Topic: Seaside
Replies: 1264
Views: 39815

Re: Seaside

[Butterfly Bay - Great Writers Steal] Okay, here we go. We don't want to be doing this all day, Magtok, so let's get it right the first time. One perfect recording, one perfect five minute micro-stream, and then we let the internet do the rest. "Hello, I'm Lord Magtok! You may remember me from...
by Magtok
Nov 24, 2023 9:20 am
Forum: In-Character Roleplay
Topic: Vigil
Replies: 1476
Views: 50838

Re: Vigil

[Matters of Espionage] "You have a point. Everything I have heard about Magtok suggests a degree of cunning. Whereas I am rusty when it comes to deception. I am accustomed to people deferring to me." Calm Reed has to admit her plan was quite vague. "Your cover story sounds plausible ...
by Magtok
Nov 24, 2023 9:02 am
Forum: In-Character Roleplay
Topic: HALO CLXXXV: The Titles End Here
Replies: 1106
Views: 40538

Re: HALO CLXXXV: The Titles End Here

[Maid Café and Book Signing - A Slip Of The Forked Tongue ] Magtok raises an eyebrow. He's never heard of anyone getting divorced before. Well, except for Cessie of Vigil, I guess. Okay, that's two, but when you compare that against the overwhelming number of committed relationships in the Nexus, a...
by Magtok
Nov 21, 2023 3:01 pm
Forum: Abroad
Topic: Seaside
Replies: 1264
Views: 39815

Re: Seaside

[Butterfly Bay - Great Writers Steal] "Nervous. In front of cameras," Magtok repeats skeptically, as if nobody had ever introduced him to the concept of stage fright before, and finally having the notion explained to him filled our villain with such disdain and disgust that a small fracti...
by Magtok
Nov 20, 2023 4:10 pm
Forum: In-Character Roleplay
Topic: HALO CLXXXV: The Titles End Here
Replies: 1106
Views: 40538

Re: HALO CLXXXV: The Titles End Here

[Maid Café and Book Signing - A Slip Of The Forked Tongue ] [Maid Café and Book Signing - A Slip Of The Forked Tongue ] "Sizewell is made of clay, yes. Though there was no scroll. I inscribed runes on him and used divine fire. It's... a sort of spark of creation? I had to imbue some of mine in...
by Magtok
Nov 20, 2023 3:07 pm
Forum: In-Character Roleplay
Topic: Vigil
Replies: 1476
Views: 50838

Re: Vigil

[Matters of Espionage] Calm Reed frowns as well. Now that she thinks about it, she's not sure how to go about her idea. "That... might be complicated, yes. I could start by talking to her. I know how to get people to divulge information without them noticing my purpose. I became practiced in i...
by Magtok
Nov 15, 2023 5:39 am
Forum: In-Character Roleplay
Topic: HALO CLXXXV: The Titles End Here
Replies: 1106
Views: 40538

Re: HALO CLXXXV: The Titles End Here

[Maid Café and Book Signing - A Slip Of The Forked Tongue ] "Clay, magic, and a scroll to breath life into the construct, or a less traditional golem, like those nasty meat men, or the iron golems I've seen some pretenders build before?" Magtok asks, apparently taking a very dim view of f...
by Magtok
Nov 15, 2023 2:40 am
Forum: Abroad
Topic: Seaside
Replies: 1264
Views: 39815

Re: Seaside

[Butterfly Bay - Great Writers Steal] Magtok sighs, tapping the side of his head and mumbling something like 'never mind, forget it,' to whoever it was he was speaking to a moment ago. When his only options are still around and doing nothing for two hours, or engaging in the creative process himsel...
by Magtok
Nov 10, 2023 2:15 pm
Forum: In-Character Roleplay
Topic: HALO CLXXXV: The Titles End Here
Replies: 1106
Views: 40538

Re: HALO CLXXXV: The Titles End Here

Maid Café and Book Signing - A Slip Of The Forked Tongue "Technically, yes. Felandria is a very adroit negotiator," Magtok answers acerbically, stuffing some more garbage into bags so it can be...huh. You know, Magtok never thought to ask how a submarine base disposes of its waste. Is the...
by Magtok
Nov 04, 2023 6:09 pm
Forum: In-Character Roleplay
Topic: HALO CLXXXV: The Titles End Here
Replies: 1106
Views: 40538

Re: HALO CLXXXV: The Titles End Here

[Maid Café and Book Signing - A Slip Of The Forked Tongue ] "Hi, Ms. Glińska. If Reinholdt thinks he can exploit a loophole by asking you to gloat on his behalf, please let him know I said he's wrong and dumb," Magtok politely informs Dorotha, taking a wild guess as to her purpose in gree...
by Magtok
Nov 04, 2023 3:51 pm
Forum: In-Character Roleplay
Topic: Vigil
Replies: 1476
Views: 50838

Re: Vigil

[Matters of Espionage] "Straightforward but risky," Calm Reed assesses. "Blanche is cautious and neither of us are inconspicuous. We could be spotted by someone or leave traces." She breathes out. "I do not know if this is more or less complicated than I am used to. It is a...
by Magtok
Nov 04, 2023 1:04 pm
Forum: Abroad
Topic: Seaside
Replies: 1264
Views: 39815

Re: Seaside

Butterfly Bay - Great Writers Steal "I do like to gloat," Magtok quietly admits, as the wheels begin to turn in his head, and he tries to determine just how much fun and/or notoriety he could get out of this. Telling all of his creditors at once that they're never getting their money back...
by Magtok
Oct 25, 2023 8:32 am
Forum: Abroad
Topic: Seaside
Replies: 1264
Views: 39815

Re: Seaside

[Butterfly Bay - Great Writers Steal] If Katherine had been thinking about this logically and rationally, that interjection wouldn't have accomplished much. "So what," she might have said, "you were able to find me, so could they". It wasn't even that far removed from what she h...
by Magtok
Oct 22, 2023 8:40 pm
Forum: In-Character Roleplay
Topic: Vigil
Replies: 1476
Views: 50838

Re: Vigil

[Matters of Espionage] "Agreed. And that someone is, by circumstance or providence, us." It's not really unusual for Calm Reed. It's a monk's task to unearth the truth. "But what are our avenues of inquiry? I doubt I would have more luck with Anika than you did." Saint Lazarus s...
by Magtok
Oct 22, 2023 8:08 pm
Forum: In-Character Roleplay
Topic: HALO CLXXXV: The Titles End Here
Replies: 1106
Views: 40538

Re: HALO CLXXXV: The Titles End Here

[Maid Café and Book Signing - A Slip Of The Forked Tongue ] "Oh you're still here in time," Reinholdt growls, a broom appearing in his hand and getting shoved into Magtok's chest. "To clean up. Alone. Everyone had to help and since you weren't here for anything else, I guess that mea...
by Magtok
Oct 15, 2023 1:53 pm
Forum: In-Character Roleplay
Topic: HALO CLXXXV: The Titles End Here
Replies: 1106
Views: 40538

Re: HALO CLXXXV: The Titles End Here

[Maid Café and Book Signing - A Slip Of The Forked Tongue ] Reinholdt opens his mouth to say something more but pauses suddenly and blinks a few times. Did... did the fey just take on the appearance of his worst enemy? After a little too long to recover, Rein puts the book in Magtok's hand, but kee...
by Magtok
Oct 14, 2023 1:03 pm
Forum: In-Character Roleplay
Topic: Vigil
Replies: 1476
Views: 50838

Re: Vigil

[Matters of Espionage] "I have heard that Reinholdt fathered her, yes. But did not raise her." Calm Reed frowns. Her understanding of this history is possibly even worse than Jenette's, since she wasn't in the Nexus at all at the time. "If her mother then went on to take Magtok as he...
by Magtok
Oct 14, 2023 12:46 pm
Forum: Abroad
Topic: Seaside
Replies: 1264
Views: 39815

Re: Seaside

[Butterfly Bay - Great Writers Steal] "Oww, what in the-" It takes Magtok a moment to process what's going on. What is she, stupid? He won. Tackling him isn't going to change that. He can't un-commit those crimes, and if this is an attempt at murder, killing him with her bare hands like s...
by Magtok
Oct 05, 2023 2:12 pm
Forum: Abroad
Topic: Seaside
Replies: 1264
Views: 39815

Re: Seaside

Butterfly Bay - Great Writers Steal The fake Katherine seems to bask in its counterpart's dismay, soaking in the fear and despair with a sadistic mirror of Katherine's own grin. Does she really not get it? Seriously, what's she doing, talking about collateral damage? Does Mag look like someone who ...