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    Charlotte spins, a slow widdershins dance as she takes in the surroundings. And most importantly, the people.

    The people... Crowded and bustling and lively, speaking as if one voice of many hues. It was like looking out across a Van Gogh painting! Colors imputed by distance, intermingling. She remembers Qian Long, in her low sibilant voice, speaking of magic and glamour and feeding... And Charlotte pols a color seeming at random, and reaches out.



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    can I has glamour harvests? :3 the excitement and impatience of so many, waiting for a shining night of explosions and drink perhaps?
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    So many people!

    The noise reached a point where there was no noise; a beat in her head superimposed over the vast crowd. There were so many people she felt entirely alone. It wasn't a group. It was a set piece.

    Currents like electricity sparked through the crowd, dizzying her. She swayed as she passed the drunk, stiffened as a group of children ran past. There were currents and depths in this crowd, and navigating was like crossing a stormy sea. She was blown this way and that by the pulses of emotion.

    She felt like a gust of wind, drifting through other people's stories. It wasn't an unpleasant feeling. It was just hard to maintain a sense of self through it all.

    [Manipulation+socialise sounds appropriate for a Harvest roll, right? Plus scale?]
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    [yeah, manipulation+socialize is fine. It would be good if you actually interacted with some people as you harvest, but not strictly necessary.]
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    [2 successes, +1 because Spring/Joy, total of 3G regain. Glamour up to 5/10.]

    A drink was thrust into Stephanie's hands by a large drunk man. He slurred something incoherent, but there was a flash of bright green; the colour of wet-rain grass emerging from under a pile of broken bottles.

    It was a kind of a sweet sentiment, actually. She could see his friends who had encouraged him to do it. She could see that he was actually nervous even through the booze. There wasn't anything nasty in his mind. Just a foggy lack of inhibitions. He was going to be passed out before the fireworks started at this rate.

    So Stephanie threw back her head, steeled herself, and drank. She was technically still not drinking age, but this was hardly the most illegal thing she'd done. She managed to down three quarters of the bottle before she had to stop, and gasp for breath. The drunks cheered. Stephanie smiled. She patted the man on the shoulder and vanished into the crowd before he had time to process the next thought.

    Her stomach filled with a deep, warm buzz. She rejoined the group, sipping from the bottle.

    Okay, maybe being totally professional about everything all the time wasn't necessary. This was a party. Didn't happen every day. It'd just be dumb to waste it.

    [Can I swing 'being increasingly drunk' for a Lust WP regain?]
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    Charlotte pulled.

    The colors moved, swirled, danced. Electric bluwhite ecstasy mingled with a mossy matte green joy and deep viridian-vermillion desires. It spun like oil on water, and it was beautiful, it was terrifying, and it was too much for her to focus on. It muddied itself, and she was powerless to do anything but fumble behind it as the sensation left her behind.

    Happiness - the little girl who had dropped her... No, that was
    Sorrow - the man with the red face and clenched... No, that's
    Rage - the woman staring boredly over the water, and
    Depression, the man with... No.

    No, no, no!

    Charlotte staggers away from the crowd, insofar as it consumed her. And then Stephanie broke in, smiling, holding a Bottle. Focusing on the dancing lights of Stephanie's eyes, she lets go. "Can I have some of that, miss?" Charlotte asks, her voice piteous. "I've a sudden headache."



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    Rolled socialize+manipulation, got 3, 3, 3, 5, 4, and if Spring court lets me roll n extra die instead of he another point, that was a 10 (and then a 4). Charlotte is bad at glamour harvesting XD


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    [The court bonus adds a success rather than a dice, ah'm afraid. The Freehold fertility bonus does let you roll an extra dice if you didn't factor that]

    "Sure," Stephanie said, handing Charlotte the bottle and getting another one from somewhere. "You right?"

    She realised, belatedly, that she didn't know much of anything about Charlotte.
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    [The court bonus adds a success rather than a dice, ah'm afraid. The Freehold fertility bonus does let you roll an extra dice if you didn't factor that]
    Was afraid of that. And you have to succeed, first. Still, one glamour is better than none.


    "Sure," Stephanie said, handing Charlotte the bottle and getting another one from somewhere. "You right?"

    She realised, belatedly, that she didn't know much of anything about Charlotte.
    "Just... Overwhelmed. I'm not used to..." a pallid hand moves from gilded thread down ruffled garments, "this. Any of this."

    Watching Stephanie drink the bottle like soda, Charlotte takes several big swallows to quench a surprise thirst, and gags on the last. Sputtering, coughing and barely able to avoid spraying Stephanie with second hand alcohol, she gasps into a vivid green crowd of chuckling bystanders. "You drink this... Detergent?"

    A closer group, more focused. That was easier. Between the burning of her throat, the subtle warmth of her belly, and the laughter Charlotte relaxes.
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    Charlotte's last splutter draws a bit if attention. The changelings up near the stage are clearly looking at you. The wire man puts a hand on the shoulder of the almost invisible man and they make no move toward your group. They are simply watching.
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    Rolling Presence+Intimidate, Kalina rolls her brains out and achieves four successes. She shall now proceed to never succeed on anything ever again.


    It's the sort of sight Kalina can't remember ever witnessing before. The park is like a shifting, throbbing monster unto itself. A horde of people surging and swaying and singing and laughing and milling and shifting and shouting and... wow. Electricity seems to ripple through the air around her, making her hair stand on end. For reasons she doesn't fully understand, she licks her lips.

    Rose shakes her head. The crowd is an annoyance. In the way of moving her friends to the destination where they can learn about and complete the offered job. But these people keep rocking and pushing and now three are pressing up against her arm and here's a man handing out cold beers and he is directly in the place she was about to put her foot.

    'Sorry about that, lady. Here, want one?'

    A perspiring glass is thrust into Kalina's hand. It's cold and it reminds her of her father. Her fingers wrap around the neck of the bottle and squeeze. Tighter and tighter. There's a 'pop' and a tinkling of glass mixed in with the sloshy sound of suddenly compressed beer rushing into the open air and splashing on everyone around her.

    'Yo, what the f--' the words catch in his throat.

    Temptation seizes Rose. Her arms spread wide along with her wings, pushing people out of her way while she rises to full height. And now, people are staring at her. As they bump like dominoes, they turn to see the cause, and are arrested. Eyes, more and more, turn and see Kalina. She can hear more than one gasp. She puts a foot forward, and the seas part around her. She doesn't need to utter a word, but simply stares into the crowd around her with an intensity that pierces each and every one of them and their sense of fun or whatever else they had been focusing on. Now, they look at Kalina. Look at Rose.

    She takes a deep breath. In through the nostrils, out through the mouth. That charged air like lightning laces its way through her lungs, carrying with it a satisfaction and sudden sense of understanding. Not fear, but... shock. Awe. From a couple of nearby men... arousal? Admiration? Something. It's like tasting food for the first time: easy to distinguish the flavors but difficult to name them all.

    Kalina walks through the crowd, and swears she can hear her boots tap against the wood of a stage floor. Above her, a brilliant spotlight follows every step.
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    As Kalina strides through the crowd, a young aid (a human one) suddenly jumps off the stage and begins running over to her.

    "Madam speaker! What in the world are you doing? Your speech isn't for another hour. This is going to end up in all the papers!" He tries to use his body to block the broken glass of alcohol and prevent anyone, amateur or professional, from getting a shot of Kalina.

    At the same time, several people begin to approach Kalina, many coming from on or near the stage.

    "Madam speaker, was this a statement about your stance on the recent crackdown against drunk-driving?"

    "Madam speaker, how can you support the property tax reform when it's going to kick little old ladies out of their homes?

    "Madam speaker, we'd like to do an exclusive interview, just 20 minutes and you can have a two-page cover in San Francisco Magazine!"
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    Stephanie slipped reflexively out of the light, away from the lines of sight, opposite the flashbulbs - and found herself directly in front of the two Changelings who were coming to meet them. "Oh. Hey!" she said brightly.
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    The almost invisible man gives a noticeable start when Stephanie slips up near them. The wire and cloth man does not. Instead he puts his hand on the almost invisible man's shoulder and turns to Stephanie.

    "Ms. Khoysheckh was your name, correct? Do you have any idea why all those reporters are swarming your angelic friend? I was not aware of her activating any sort of Contract."
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    Oh, dear.

    This was an interesting dilemma. A gaggle of hooting camera people surrounding the Vanguard of the Thorns? Marchande was knocked askew by the crowd, an Charlotte had lost her during the mental turbulence, she realizes. Stephanie was... Um. Well, she was stephanie, and as such Charlotte knew she wouldn't find her very easil-- oh, there she is, by the stage. Well. Charlotte's grin is lopsided, chagrined, and partially fueled by the relaxing warmth in her tummy.

    But still, Kalina was alone, and that wouldn't do. Slipping through the crowd with the grace possessed by all background movers and shakers, to stand as close to the archangel as she could without either reporters or ... Wavy shouty men noticing and interfering. And for moral support, she whistles a tinny, high and out-of-tune little song.

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    assumin stealth is involved, this would be a perfect fit for her specialty. Small chance the alcohol has already taken, possible penalty, but shouldn't be too big a deal thus far.

    Funny enough, that was just the first song I could whistle besides frer... The French one about the monk.


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    [you're not actually trying to be unseen, but merely unnoticed in the crowd, yes? I think that would still be stealth plus dex. the crowd is highly distracted, so that's a +1 bonus. I think your striking looks would levy a penalty of -1, and trying to reach Kalina's earshot will require touching at least one person to make room, which is another -1]
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    dex 2 + stealth 3 + 'don't mind me...' 1 penalty 2 = 4 dice
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    Not bad. Kinda panicked there; 3/10 shot on 4 dice is roughly fifty-fifty. Almost droppe some glamour until I realized it wouldn't actually help.


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    The almost invisible man gives a noticeable start when Stephanie slips up near them. The wire and cloth man does not. Instead he puts his hand on the almost invisible man's shoulder and turns to Stephanie.

    "Ms. Koyshecke was your name, correct? Do you have any idea why all those reporters are swarming your angelic friend? I was not aware of her activating any sort of Contract."
    "Uh," Stephanie glanced back over her shoulder. "Because she's really pretty?" she said kind of helplessly.
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    dex 2 + stealth 3 + 'don't mind me...' 1 penalty 2 = 4 dice
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    Not bad. Kinda panicked there; 3/10 shot on 4 dice is roughly fifty-fifty. Almost droppe some glamour until I realized it wouldn't actually help.
    Charlotte sidles up near Kalina with no difficulty, whistling her tune and giving her reassurance. Even the fellow trying to block all the shots doesn't really notice her, although there's a good chance she'll end up in some photographs later.

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    "Uh," Stephanie glanced back over her shoulder. "Because she's really pretty?" she said kind of helplessly.
    "'No' is a perfectly acceptable answer, Ms. Khoyshekh. I admit, I may look a bit intimidating, but I prefer it when the people with whom I work tell me exactly what they think, even if it's not always what I want to hear."

    He turns to the almost invisible man for a moment. "This is concerning, however. Would you kindly go take a look Karl?"

    The man nods, and before Stephanie's eyes, his face shifts and warps, sliding like putty into the face of a thin red-head with freckles and a pony-tail. "she" buttons up "her" coat, takes a pair of glasses out of "her" pocket and puts them on, then begins striding toward the group, calling out a question and pushing past other reporters.
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    Wow. This is a lot of people. Guys. This is a lot of people.

    Marchande... whoever she was before, she didn't 'do' crowds. She ran in upper-class circles, small parties and quiet interactions. Even at university, she managed to glide right past the large gatherings, content on being on her own, being in small circles. And the largest social gathering she'd been to in some time was the Village Green, back there, with little brutes of children and sneering gentry looking to have a good time and damn the neighbors. They were small, even so - how could the Village be large?

    But this? This is a lot of people.

    And they are a seething mass of emotions and wants, and now, suddenly, thrust into them, she can smell them, taste them. Not the people, no, their desires, their feelings - perhaps another unintended gift from her inhuman traits. It doesn't change anything, she says to herself, I still hate this body, this face. But I'll use them because I have to.

    So she moves through the crowd, focused on this new sensation. The prevailing mood is crisp, sharp. They want, they want. Fireworks, entertainment, experience. Here, there, there are flares of other emotions. Some are hotter than spices, and some are sweet - almost too sweet, sickly so - and here, there, she can taste delightfully bitter emotion, like the perfect tea. People who are alone here in the throng, people who have lost and will continue to lose. It's lovely, and that's terrifying.

    The crowd sweeps her along, and she realizes now that they aren't following her. Of course they haven't. If she leaves them alone for ten seconds, they dash off like rabbits and get into trouble. And there's trouble's cue. Right on time, Rose begins to make a scene, surrounded by reporters. Marchande grimaces to herself. Really? Already? And she has no idea where their prospective employers have gotten themselves to, now that she's up by the stage. Wonderful. Well, if she looks the part of a businesswoman, she can play the part.

    Using the practiced art of distracted and murmured apologies, which are always given by the right kind of important person to those inferiors in their way, Marchande makes her way over to Rose. "Excuse me, excuse me," she says to no one in particular, pushing reporters out of the way firmly but gently. "Madam Speaker, my apologies- shall we step out of the way? Excuse me, no photographs at this time, please. Excuse me."

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    "Madame... Speaker?"

    Kalina freezes, the earlier moment of discovery lost amidst sudden waves of confusion and befuddlement. She stiffens visibly as reporters shove every conceivable thing in her face in an attempt to get a soundbite for the evening news. Her eyes widen and she affixes the crowd with a very intense stare, as if to say --

    "What the hell are you talking about?" Yes, that.

    Kalina's blood runs cold as she thinks back on the things she's seen, of Hatsy and the images from the television and Marchande's comments. Is she staring in the face of... her own life? Is this the shard of potential that was torn away from her? The life she was supposed to lead until...

    Pupils dilate, heart freezes. For a moment, Rose forgets to breathe. Eventually, she exhales, or rather deflates, and shakes her head.

    "You have me mistaken for somebody else." She sighs lamely.
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    [Did Marchande want to harvest glamour like the others? Any of the various social skills+Wyrd will suffice.]

    Between Marchande and the aid, the reporters are starting to be kept at bay. However, Kalina's comment stirs the hornet's nest.

    "Ma'am, do you mean to claim that you are NOT Ms. Kalina Rogers?! You're her spitting image!"

    "Are you a professional lookalike?"

    "Who hired you? Was it senator Brown?"

    As the reporters push closer, a particular lady with red hair and a ponytail pushes through the press. "excuse me," she says, I believe our exclusive starts in a just a moment. She reaches out to take Kalina's hand, and every changeling in the press notices that the lady's hand is translucent, almost invisible.
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    Bad Kalina. No treat.

    It takes Marchande a vital moment to roll with that little punch. Be clever, be clever, she thinks to herself. "You'll have to wait for later," she says, to no one at large. "Please, disperse. You'll all have time later, I promise."

    Something in the crowd, a disappointment that the fun seems to be over, rolls through her, and it tastes so wonderfully bitter. Enough that it makes the hair on the back of her neck stand on end.

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    Charlotte continues to whistle, both when the invisible handed woman grabbed Kalina, because grabbing a stranger without warning was liable to end up with Kalina smearing the stranger like old paint, and then again when Kalina was dragged away from a frustrated marchande.

    This whistling thing seems to be going over well. Perhaps she would make it a habit?


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    "'No' is a perfectly acceptable answer, Ms. Khoyshekh. I admit, I may look a bit intimidating, but I prefer it when the people with whom I work tell me exactly what they think, even if it's not always what I want to hear."

    He turns to the almost invisible man for a moment. "This is concerning, however. Would you kindly go take a look Karl?"

    The man nods, and before Stephanie's eyes, his face shifts and warps, sliding like putty into the face of a thin red-head with freckles and a pony-tail. "she" buttons up "her" coat, takes a pair of glasses out of "her" pocket and puts them on, then begins striding toward the group, calling out a question and pushing past other reporters.
    Shapeshifters. Of course. Note to self, work out passcode phrases.

    Stephanie hung back uncertainly, not wanting to get herself in the middle of all those flashbulbs. Marchy seemed to have a handle on it.
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    [Going to assume that Kalina eventually moves over to where Stephanie is. Phoe, if you want to retcon this or add a post about how it happens, feel free.]

    Karl (the almost invisible man) leads Kalina, along with Marchande, the young aid, and Charlotte (still keeping herself basically unnoticed) over to the raised area. The young aid starts to splutter about what the hell is going on, there's no exclusive, etc. etc., but the wire and cloth man simply cuts the aid off with a wave of his hand, and the aid shuts up and moves back to where he was sitting.

    Once it's only changelings in earshot, Karl keeps his changed face on, and begins explaining, in the girl's voice, what happened.

    "We're going to need to move in about 15 minutes. I took a look at this angel's mask while I was bringing her over and she is the spitting image of Kalina Rogers, the speaker of the house in the state legislature. I don't know how the hell we missed this one, this can't be a coincidence. Do you think the real one is actually..."

    Again the cloth and whicker man cuts him off. "Thank you Karl, that was very helpful. Ms. Angel, we can save our introductions for a more relaxed moment. I would like to know whether you, whether any of you in fact, would care to engage in some political espionage. You see, Ms. Rogers was already the target of our plans, as we would very much like her to lose this next election. Now, however, we could potentially arrange to replace the real Kalina Rogers with our dear angel here, if she is up to it, or we could hide the angel, allow the real Ms. Rogers to act normally and continue with our previous plans, only slightly modified."
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    "Wait, wait, wait wait wait. Hold up. Are we rigging the election?" Stephanie said in horror.

    That was pretty... extreme for a first day on the job. And more to the point, that was quite clearly on the wrong side of the 'Evil Organisation' line.
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    Stephanie was right, that would be on the bad side of good. She should do a better job of hiding her face, of course, as who knows whether the answer will be genuine now... Of course, she didn't hear it as rigging the election, but maybe she missed that part?
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    "Wait, wait, wait wait wait. Hold up. Are we rigging the election?" Stephanie said in horror.

    That was pretty... extreme for a first day on the job. And more to the point, that was quite clearly on the wrong side of the 'Evil Organisation' line.
    "No. Ms. Rogers, the one that isn't an angel, actually has very extreme political views. She's just good at hiding them. We're planning to replace some of the prepared questions for her in order to get her to admit what she actually thinks on live television. However, if the angel would like to replace Ms. Rogers, that would be much more valuable for us. Thus the possible change in plans."
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    "No. Ms. Rogers, the one that isn't an angel, actually has very extreme political views. She's just good at hiding them. We're planning to replace some of the prepared questions for her in order to get her to admit what she actually thinks on live television. However, if the angel would like to replace Ms. Rogers, that would be much more valuable for us. Thus the possible change in plans."
    "Oh," in which case the story was about an evildoer trying to sneak their way to elected office. Totally different. "'kay. What do you need me to do?"
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    "Oh," in which case the story was about an evildoer trying to sneak their way to elected office. Totally different. "'kay. What do you need me to do?"
    "That depends entirely on what our angelic version of Ms. Rogers is up for."
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    "Extreme political views?" Marchande raised an eyebrow, as far as canine eyebrows could be raised.

    So, the situation: Kalina's fetch was a politician who was disliked by the Court. The question of why was vital, but a job was a job. Hopefully, she wouldn't have to play therapist for Kalina to get her to accept.
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