Page 7 of 7 FirstFirst 1234567
Results 181 to 202 of 202
  1. - Top - End - #181
    Dwarf in the Playground
     
    Beholder

    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    The Windy City
    Gender
    Male

    Default Re: What's Left of the MagCave II: We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story

    [Approaching]

    Leaves and grass subtly shift, as streams of faintly reflective sand drift along the ground towards the cave.
    A trace amount drifts off into another direction entirely, but the majority of it continues on its path.

    Silently, steadily.
    Soon.
    "Fear and creativity are conjoined twins."
    Absentee Spirit

  2. - Top - End - #182
    Bugbear in the Playground
     
    Shadowcaller's Avatar

    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Avatar by Gulaghar

    Default Re: What's Left of the MagCave II: We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story

    [Rat Assisted Tour]

    Jaahlyn shakes her head. "Lady Feia is preparing something big by the sound of it, sir. A great ritual that somehow involves the shapeshifters roaming the streets of Inside as we speak. If her ladyship truly were going after Lord- er, Magtok personally, she would have struck by now. She might be sending her adherents to do the deed however. But I'm not even sure she considers him a true threat, especially not in this state." She gestures at the ransacked security room. "I won't speak ill of your status so brazenly of course but Lady Feia might consider you something of an afterthought if I'm being honest." A beat. "However, regardless of your feud with the human Magtok, Lady Feia has to be stopped and Magtok is the only one that has experience fighting her so I need to talk to him about her at some point. Do you think he'll speak to me?"

  3. - Top - End - #183
    Barbarian in the Playground
     
    Lord Magtok's Avatar

    Join Date
    Dec 2006

    Default Re: What's Left of the MagCave II: We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story

    Quote Originally Posted by WarKitty View Post
    Spiders are Not Icky

    The ink is swirling on the page, but Magtok might get the sense that he can see some coordinates forming from the ink, sort of hovering over the page.

    The spider scribbles a note and hands it to him.
    Magtok rolls an eye and taps the paper. It'll be nice to talk to an actual person instead of playing this game of nonsense with a spider. Assuming that's where this is going, I mean. Hopefully Madam Arachne doesn't turn out to be a giant spider incapable of human speech herself.
    Quote Originally Posted by RabbitHoleLost View Post
    Magtok's the best
    "You probably found 'How to Survive a Robot Uprising' in the humor section. Let's just hope that is where it belongs."
    -Daniel H. Wilson
    The Original Hooded Magtok avvie by urodivoi

  4. - Top - End - #184
    Ettin in the Playground
     
    WarKitty's Avatar

    Join Date
    Mar 2010

    Default Re: What's Left of the MagCave II: We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story

    Spiders are not Icky ZAP!

    Magtok will find himself HERE
    Hail to the Lord of Death and Destruction!
    CATNIP FOR THE CAT GOD! YARN FOR THE YARN THRONE! MILK FOR THE MILK BOWL!

  5. - Top - End - #185
    Ogre in the Playground
     
    Artemis97's Avatar

    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Lost in the Town
    Gender
    Female

    Default Re: What's Left of the MagCave II: We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story

    [Seeking the Heart]

    "And we don't?" Raril asks quirking an eyebrow at the cyborg. "I've been through nearly as many apocalypses as you, and I like living in the Nexus. or Acronymia. or Town. or whatever it's going to call itself next week. What makes you think you're anymore qualified than us?"
    ~Amor Vincit Omnia~
    I have a Youtube Channel
    I write and draw occasionally: Have a look.
    Avatar by HappyTurtle.

  6. - Top - End - #186
    Ogre in the Playground
     
    Deathkeeper's Avatar

    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    Definitely lost
    Gender
    Male

    Default Re: What's Left of the MagCave II: We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story

    [Seeking The Heart]

    Sam frowns, holding up a finger.
    ĒFor the record, Iíve only made it through at best one apocalypse; Iím just really big.Ē Being big is at least mildly useful when it comes to adventuring.

    He canít say he feels particularly qualified for this, though. But do they really want a fourth party member? Three had felt just right.
    Spako Highclaws by Ceika.

    [Sorry Boss, but as always, I get the last word.]

  7. - Top - End - #187
    Bugbear in the Playground
     
    KerfuffleMach2's Avatar

    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    A mitten.
    Gender
    Male

    Default Re: What's Left of the MagCave II: We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story

    [Seeking the Heart]

    At Magtok's comment, Alysha narrows her eyes a bit.

    Hey. I am not out of my element here. In fact, I'm the most in the element one here! She holds up her Keyblade, showing the odd weapon to the cyborg. You probably don't even have a Keyblade! Can't be in the element with the hearts of worlds without one!

    Then she lowers the weapon and gives a wide, pleasant smile. But yeah! I'm fine with you joining and helping us. Should be fun!

    Quotes and goodies:
    Spoiler
    Show
    You know what the chain of command is? It's the chain I go get and beat you with 'til ya understand who's in ruttin' command here! - Jayne Cobb

    I swear by my pretty floral bonnet, I will end you. - Malcolm Reynolds

    Because I'm allergic to things I don't wanna do. *coughcough* - Caboose
    Photos from the 2014 Woodward Dream Cruise.

    CHARACTERS
    I has a story! Updates when I can.
    3DS Friend Code: 2595-1862-5907

  8. - Top - End - #188
    Halfling in the Playground
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Unknown
    Gender
    Male

    Default Re: What's Left of the MagCave II: We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story

    [Rat Assisted Tour]

    Don't say it, Rattok. Don't say it. You have zero leverage with Magtok. There is absolutely no way you can help Jaahlyn even slightly with this. It doesn't matter in the slightest that she's being nice to you because that doesn't change that fact that there's nothing you can do here. Nothing. You can't-

    "Well, I can put in a good word for you. The feud thing's all in the past. I'm helping him out now. I'm sure he'll listen to you if it's about something so important."

    Oh sure, the little rat on her shoulder is going to put in a good word for her. I'm sure that'll make all the difference. Why did you say it?

    "How did you learn so much about Feia anyway?"
    Before you criticise someone, walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticise them, you'll be a mile away and you'll have their shoes.

  9. - Top - End - #189
    Bugbear in the Playground
     
    Shadowcaller's Avatar

    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Avatar by Gulaghar

    Default Re: What's Left of the MagCave II: We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story

    [Rat Assisted Tour]

    Jaahlyn nods deeply. "I truly appreciate it, master Rattok." She purses her lips at his question however as she seem to consider her answer for a moment. "My boss has a great interest in her and her activities and I was just told everything I needed to know to be able to ask Magtok for more information." She glances at the rat. "But what do you know about her? Are you are of her multiverse-remaking plans?"

  10. - Top - End - #190
    Barbarian in the Playground
     
    Lord Magtok's Avatar

    Join Date
    Dec 2006

    Default Re: What's Left of the MagCave II: We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story

    Seeking the Heart

    "You've been through that many apocalypses, sure," Magtok nods, lifting up some innocuous-looking rock and pressing the bright red button hidden underneath. "But the kids here? They're green, Raril. The locksmith especially, who I bet is probably thinking of shouting 'I'm not a kid!' the moment I stop talking. You'll want at least one extra body between them and the really rough stuff. Y'know, the apocalypse baby-killing, the kitten-punching, and the heroic sacrifice at the penultimate chapter of the story. You donít want to be the sacrifice, right? So you leave that stuff to Magtok instead; none of it even fazes me anymore."

    That rock button causes a panel to open up on the ground beside our cyborg. That panel reveals an entire telephone booth that had been hidden away beneath the party, which Magtok promptly steps within and drops a few quarters into.

    "Hey Needs, it's me. Listen, I'm going to be out getting milk and saving the world again, so let everyone know I'll be home late. Keep the place secure while I'm gone, and try not to murder continuity any worse than we're doing now. Oh, and could you teleport the laser sword over here for me? The Matter Magnifier too? Alright, thanks.

    ...Okay yeah, sure. Alright, fine, no bacon jokes either. Can I at least-aww c'mon, really? She uses a giant key for a weapon, how am I supposed to not make fun of that? No no, I know. I know that, Needs. Alright, I'll be good, I promise. I'll contribute to the group dynamic, I won't punch down with my snark, and I'll help out even when it doesn't directly benefit me. Deal?"
    A nod, and then our cyborg hands up. Whoever Magtok was talking to, he seems to have settled his negotiations successfully, as a lightsaber and weird sci-fi gun arrive by magical portal right in front of him, and are immediately pocketed.

    "Alright, I've got a blade and my brother's holding down the fort until I get back."


    Some Time Ago

    Magtok sleeps snug in his bed, with a shiny chrome nightcap atop his noggin. Itís probably nothing to worry about.
    Last edited by Lord Magtok; 2019-06-15 at 08:18 PM.
    Quote Originally Posted by RabbitHoleLost View Post
    Magtok's the best
    "You probably found 'How to Survive a Robot Uprising' in the humor section. Let's just hope that is where it belongs."
    -Daniel H. Wilson
    The Original Hooded Magtok avvie by urodivoi

  11. - Top - End - #191
    Ogre in the Playground
     
    Artemis97's Avatar

    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Lost in the Town
    Gender
    Female

    Default Re: What's Left of the MagCave II: We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story

    [Seeking the Heart]

    "Green or no, these 'kids' have what we need to find the heart and keep it safe. Something about the Keyblades." The giant key sword didn't make sense to Raril either, but he took it in stride. "They can purify the heart if it's been tampered with. Not that the heart of the Nexus is going to be very pure to begin with, but at least we can make it normal again.

    "And no, I don't particularly feel like sacrificing myself for the Nexus, but I'm surprised you think you'd want to. Rumor around town is you don't have clones anymore. I mean, if you still do, it makes more sense, but if you don't... are you crazy?"
    ~Amor Vincit Omnia~
    I have a Youtube Channel
    I write and draw occasionally: Have a look.
    Avatar by HappyTurtle.

  12. - Top - End - #192
    Ogre in the Playground
     
    Deathkeeper's Avatar

    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    Definitely lost
    Gender
    Male

    Default Re: What's Left of the MagCave II: We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story

    [Seeking the Heart]

    Sam is very confused about most of this, but he did catch at least one thing that made sense to him.
    "I mean, Bacon is literally my surname. I've heard all of it before, even before I was this big. If you need to get a little out of your system now, go ahead." Sam shrugs. He spent over a year dealing with Steve the Sword and random passer-by. He's heard just about every pig, pork, and bacon joke that can ever be created.
    Spako Highclaws by Ceika.

    [Sorry Boss, but as always, I get the last word.]

  13. - Top - End - #193
    Bugbear in the Playground
     
    KerfuffleMach2's Avatar

    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    A mitten.
    Gender
    Male

    Default Re: What's Left of the MagCave II: We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story

    [Seeking the Heart]

    Alysha gives Magtok an exaggerated glare. Because she totally was about to say that.

    Look, once we find the heart, just follow my lead on dealing with it. However green you think I am, this isn't the first world heart I've had to deal with.

    When his items arrive, Alysha has a strong urge to show off her own weapon teleporting ability. But she holds back. This time.

    Instead she gives him a slight nod. Alright. Let's go find the heart! Her usual chipperness has returned.

    Quotes and goodies:
    Spoiler
    Show
    You know what the chain of command is? It's the chain I go get and beat you with 'til ya understand who's in ruttin' command here! - Jayne Cobb

    I swear by my pretty floral bonnet, I will end you. - Malcolm Reynolds

    Because I'm allergic to things I don't wanna do. *coughcough* - Caboose
    Photos from the 2014 Woodward Dream Cruise.

    CHARACTERS
    I has a story! Updates when I can.
    3DS Friend Code: 2595-1862-5907

  14. - Top - End - #194
    Halfling in the Playground
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Unknown
    Gender
    Male

    Default Re: What's Left of the MagCave II: We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story

    [Rat Assisted Tour]

    "Oh, you know, Magtok only tells me the relevant stuff, but I'd basically pieced it together. Giant dragon who wants to remake everything. Yup." Possibly not quite as much of an exaggeration as it may seem. We've been here before. Magtok's been involved in preventing plenty of apocalypses.

    Funny that. He's meant to be the villain, isn't he?

    "Well, he is still Magtok, you know? When people say they have interest in the big bad thing we need to kill, that's not the same as saying you really wanna get rid of her too. You might want to approach it from a slightly different angle and maybe convince me that you don't plan on being her successor at the same time?"
    Before you criticise someone, walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticise them, you'll be a mile away and you'll have their shoes.

  15. - Top - End - #195
    Bugbear in the Playground
     
    Shadowcaller's Avatar

    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Avatar by Gulaghar

    Default Re: What's Left of the MagCave II: We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story

    [Rat Assisted Tour]

    Jaahlyn chuckles melodically. "I'm afraid that I'm only a pawn in this game. But MERC have far more mundane concerns than god-hood, and Feia is simply bad for business. Besides, my boss is far more concerned about Lady Feia screwing up and in turn screws everyone over than her actually succeeding with this plan of hers. Common magic is hazardous enough so at that level it must be dangerous beyond our comprehension." She waves her hand dismissively. "At some point it just becomes words and numbers you know, master Rattok? That kind of magic is simply beyond me and I'm probably the most magical member of the organization at the moment. Needless to say, we're not in the reality unmaking business. Regular payments is good enough in our book since we're too admittedly too dumb for much more than that." She smiles as if making a joke.

  16. - Top - End - #196
    Barbarian in the Playground
     
    Lord Magtok's Avatar

    Join Date
    Dec 2006

    Default Re: What's Left of the MagCave II: We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story

    Seeking the Heart

    "Word on the street is mistaken," Magtok lies, with a severe expression making it perfectly clear exactly what he thinks of those meddlesome rumormongers and their whispers in the dark. The sun has not, nor will it ever set on the Empire of Magtok; our dastardly villain is as invincible as he is incorrigible. This is all just a mild bump in the road, you'll see. The Nexus's heart will be purified, and his rightful place as its foremost prima donna will be restored.

    "C'mon, Raril. Do I really look like someone who'd die, even if you killed me? I'm still as immortal and crazy as I've ever been," he arrogantly insists, giving his weird gun a twirl as he marches away from home.
    Last edited by Lord Magtok; 2019-06-19 at 11:37 PM.
    Quote Originally Posted by RabbitHoleLost View Post
    Magtok's the best
    "You probably found 'How to Survive a Robot Uprising' in the humor section. Let's just hope that is where it belongs."
    -Daniel H. Wilson
    The Original Hooded Magtok avvie by urodivoi

  17. - Top - End - #197
    Ogre in the Playground
     
    Artemis97's Avatar

    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Lost in the Town
    Gender
    Female

    Default Re: What's Left of the MagCave II: We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story

    [Seeking the Heart]

    "Don't tempt me." Raril mutters. "Crazy at least, for sure." He agrees. The drow shrugs at the two keyblade wielders and sets off after Magtok.
    ~Amor Vincit Omnia~
    I have a Youtube Channel
    I write and draw occasionally: Have a look.
    Avatar by HappyTurtle.

  18. - Top - End - #198
    Ogre in the Playground
     
    Deathkeeper's Avatar

    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    Definitely lost
    Gender
    Male

    Default Re: What's Left of the MagCave II: We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story

    [Seeking the Heart]

    Oh good, that means Sam won't have to be the party's meat-shield if one of them is immortal. Great.
    And Magtok didn't even take him up on Sam's offer to snark a little. This is going great.
    Now where are they going again?
    Spako Highclaws by Ceika.

    [Sorry Boss, but as always, I get the last word.]

  19. - Top - End - #199
    Halfling in the Playground
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Unknown
    Gender
    Male

    Default Re: What's Left of the MagCave II: We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story

    [Rat Assisted Tour]

    "Sure, really dangerous magic, that's definitely bad. Don't want any of that really dangerous magic spilling out, do we?" Rattok totally knows what he's talking about. Totally. "Anyway, if you're sure you're not gonna make anything worse, which is something Magtok will definitely be concerned about, then I guess we should go discuss this with him? Uh, lead on?"
    Before you criticise someone, walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticise them, you'll be a mile away and you'll have their shoes.

  20. - Top - End - #200
    Bugbear in the Playground
     
    Shadowcaller's Avatar

    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Avatar by Gulaghar

    Default Re: What's Left of the MagCave II: We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story

    [Rat Assisted Tour]

    "Uh, yeah." A beat. "You wouldn't happen to know where he might have gone, would you? This place has a... really intricate design." She looks around as if not even sure from which direction they had come from. "A result from the multiple Magtok's that once lived here I imagine."

    Once Rattok has pointed her in a direction, she will go there to find Magtok. Hopefully not getting lost on the way.

  21. - Top - End - #201
    Halfling in the Playground
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Unknown
    Gender
    Male

    Default Re: What's Left of the MagCave II: We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story

    [Rat Assisted Tour]

    If Rattok were Magtok, where would he, a lazy overweight slob, be right now?

    Difficult question. There's so many possibilities!

    "Wait, wait, I think I know where he'll be."

    Rattok proceeds to direct her to the nearest couch with a tv.
    Before you criticise someone, walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticise them, you'll be a mile away and you'll have their shoes.

  22. - Top - End - #202
    Bugbear in the Playground
     
    Shadowcaller's Avatar

    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Avatar by Gulaghar

    Default Re: What's Left of the MagCave II: We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story

    [Rat Assisted Tour]

    "You lead the way, sir." And they're off to find the couch-potato Magtok.

    It's either his couch or his bed, right?

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •