Playing God

Oct 20 19:56:52 <Maddy> It suddenly feels like it got quieter. Any wildlife around seems to be…silent.
Oct 20 19:57:20 <Dexanote> "I think we have a couple things of it. Why?"
Oct 20 19:57:33 <Pemander> Ari smiles dreamily and takes out a knife. "Hee."
Oct 20 19:57:41 <Maddy> Even crickets and shit are shut up and stuff.
Oct 20 19:58:54 <Maddy> Slowly, people in camp may become aware of the strange man with a mask where his head ought to be standing a couple metres off from the vehicles.
Oct 20 19:59:11 <MonkeyBomb> Charlotte's heart stops.
Oct 20 19:59:16 <Pemander> Her head twitches to the side.
Oct 20 19:59:19 <Maddy> Not litterally, I hope
Oct 20 19:59:21 <Dexanote> Myr glan- "Oh."
Oct 20 19:59:29 <Dexanote> "Shit."
Oct 20 19:59:32 <MonkeyBomb> Charlotte's heart stops figuratively, of course.
Oct 20 19:59:40 <Pemander> "Good! A donor has arrived."
Oct 20 19:59:58 <Maddy> <Hello.>
Oct 20 20:00:16 <Pemander> "Hey!" Ari points the end of the knife toward mask man. "You're the guy, yeah?"
Oct 20 20:00:39 <Echo> Scott hops down off the back of the LAV, trying to remain inconspicuous. weapon aimed in around the corner.
Oct 20 20:00:47 <MonkeyBomb> Charlotte finally recovers and hops down from the trailer silently.
Oct 20 20:01:10 <Maddy> <I am, the guy, yes.> his voice is hollow as ever. <Worry not. I am only here to — talk.>
Oct 20 20:01:52 <Pemander> She elbows Myrtle lightly. "Hear that? To talk. Haha."
Oct 20 20:02:59 <Dexanote> "Yes. What do you need to talk to us about?"
Oct 20 20:03:50 <Maddy> <Not to you. Not to your Peridiluvian.> he spits the word at Myrtle. <I just want to offer my services, as usual, to Charlotte.>
Oct 20 20:04:22 <Pemander> Ari rubs her chin. "Geez, I think he just called you old, Myrmyr."
Oct 20 20:04:31 <MonkeyBomb> "……." Charlotte remains situated in the shadow of the trailer.
Oct 20 20:05:44 <Dexanote> "Probably younger than him."
Oct 20 20:05:56 <Maddy> <No need to be shy, girl. If you do not want what I am selling, I am obligated not to sell it.> he looks around, as if trying to find her. ~I know you're here.~ only Charlotte hears this part.
Oct 20 20:07:41 <Maddy> The grass he's standing on withers and dies slowly.
Oct 20 20:07:54 <MonkeyBomb> ~What do you want?~
Oct 20 20:08:50 <Maddy> He looks right at her and gets a little closer. <Anything you want. I can give it to you.> the mask smiles. <I only ask you soul. Something useless these days, I assure you.>
Oct 20 20:09:26 <Maddy> <Perhaps you would like to speak. Perhaps you would like a home away from these…Scythians and Peridiluvians.>
Oct 20 20:09:27 <Pemander> "He's killing the lawn…" Arianna sits down in the train car and mopes.
Oct 20 20:09:40 <Maddy> <Perhaps you would like a mother.>
Oct 20 20:09:45 <MonkeyBomb> "……….."
Oct 20 20:09:59 <Maddy> <Anything.>
Oct 20 20:10:07 <Dexanote> Myr's mind drifts to Sanft's mask.
Oct 20 20:11:19 <Maddy> Suddenly he is uncomfortably close, reaching his burning cold hand to her chin again, like her dream.
Oct 20 20:12:07 <Pemander> "Hey." She stands back up. "Don't mess with her."
Oct 20 20:12:15 <MonkeyBomb> Charlotte pulls back - or tries to, at least.
Oct 20 20:12:59 <Maddy> <Come now,> he keeps reaching <I just want to see what you want. What you need.>
Oct 20 20:13:25 <MonkeyBomb> ~DON'T… TOUCH… ME…~
Oct 20 20:13:38 <Echo> Scott's still posted behind the LAV, rifle aimed in at the guy.
Oct 20 20:13:47 <Pemander> "I said back the fuck up, buddy."
Oct 20 20:13:48 <MonkeyBomb> 4df+4 Using Power: Dominance
Oct 20 20:13:49 <CROM> MonkeyBomb: Using Power: Dominance: 6 (4df+4=0, 0, +, +)
Oct 20 20:13:55 <Pemander> "Unless you want to get punctured."
Oct 20 20:14:00 <Maddy> He freeze
Oct 20 20:14:06 <Maddy> *freezes
Oct 20 20:14:21 <Maddy> completely unable to move. <What…WHAT HAVE YOU DONE>
Oct 20 20:14:34 <MonkeyBomb> Charlotte's blue eyes appear to glow in the darkness… but it's probably just a trick of the light.
Oct 20 20:15:14 <Pemander> "…Jesus, I'm confused."
Oct 20 20:15:44 <Maddy> The man appears to almost vibrate, fuzzy, straining against whatever Charlotte has done. He breaks freem, but any atempt he makes to put hands on Charlotte freezes him again.
Oct 20 20:16:00 <MonkeyBomb> Her gaze if fierce, the hatred for this abomination evident in her eyes. ~Don't touch me.~
Oct 20 20:16:23 <Maddy> He shrinks back from her. <No, no I should have know you wouldn't let me win…>
Oct 20 20:19:42 <MonkeyBomb> <Why are you here? Why are you following us?>
Oct 20 20:20:07 <MonkeyBomb> She says this "out loud," so to speak.
Oct 20 20:23:02 <Maddy> He puts his hands up in a placating gesture. <You interested me, and now I see why. I was starting to think you had defaulted on our game.>
Oct 20 20:23:54 <MonkeyBomb> <What are you talking about? What /game/?>
Oct 20 20:25:00 <Maddy> He stands up and straightens his tie. <Do not assume I am an imbicile. Only you could control me.> he staarts to become intangible. <Till we meet again, Yahweh. Next time we are finishing this, and seeing who wins once and for all.>
Oct 20 20:26:13 <Maddy> He nods to Ari. <Scythian.> and to Myrtle. <Peridiluvian.> and he's gone.
Oct 20 20:26:35 <Echo> Scott moves up out from behind the LAV. "That the guy from before? From where she saw him at the ranch?"
Oct 20 20:26:36 <Dexanote> Myr sits down beside Ari, finally. "… Well."
Oct 20 20:26:45 <Dexanote> "Yeah. that's him."
Oct 20 20:27:19 <MonkeyBomb> Charlotte feels a bit light headed after he leaves. She puts a hand on the trailer to steady herself.
Oct 20 20:27:22 <Pemander> "What an asshole."
Oct 20 20:27:54 <Pemander> "I bet he smells like cabbage."
Oct 20 20:29:03 <Dexanote> "Why cabbage?"
Oct 20 20:31:59 <Pemander> "Cabbage sucks."
Oct 20 20:32:07 <Pemander> Ari calls out to Charlotte. "You alright, kiddo?'
Oct 20 20:32:34 <MonkeyBomb> She nods. <Yeah…>
Oct 20 20:35:07 <MonkeyBomb> <I'm sorry, guys… This is all my fault.> She sighs.
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Oct 20 20:38:01 <Dexanote> Myr shrugs. "It's fine. Can't stop weirdos from chasing you."
Oct 20 20:38:23 <MonkeyBomb> <I guess not…….>
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Oct 20 20:46:16 <MonkeyBomb> She kicks a rock across the ground. The rock was a little too big, and her foot stings. <What. Does. He. Want. From. Me.> Her voice is heated.
Oct 20 20:46:51 <Maddy> "He thinks you're God, kiddo." Elle pulls a long drag on her smoke.