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PirateQuest: Chapter 4.1: Endless Evil Wf+6 392051[Last 50 Posts]

The dock alone is busy. Ponies are everywhere. Ships left and right. Most of the menials move into the city immediately and head off for the red light district, but the city is quite large and much to offer.

Felfire [Necromancer] 392054

Fuck the docks.
Find Abilio, I don't want to have anything to do with this place.

Tony [Trickster] 392055

"Seems to me like both of you should just stay here and have a party on your own."

Light Heart [Warlord] 392056

Hm. Maybe I should seek out Smitts before leaving and see if he has any tasks to be done?

Wf+6 392057

He's not in his cabin.

Seems he's already departed. Maybe on that dhow acquisition.

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392058

I'll clunk my hooves.
"Miss Seas, miss Spring, wait!"

Tela [Spellsword] 392059


I just glare at her momentarily.

… Right. Head into the city then. See what's what.

Summer Seas [Cleric] 392060

I guess I walk over to where the dock meets the town.
Do I see anything interesting?

Light Heart [Warlord] 392061

Ah, such a shame.

Guess I'll head into town then. To my minions:
"What do we know about Reptil?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392062

"As much as you miss home let's steer away from whorehouses for now and look for some weapons. I want a scope on this revolver. Maybe some extra parts for my rifle too."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392063

And I'll trail along
"… This city reeks…"


Felfire [Necromancer] 392064

Looks like people are gathering together.
Leave all my stuff here and wear the plain dress I got in Autumnsreach, slipping the now decently-worked horn-catalyst inside it.
Go look at the place from the railings of the ship. Is there any open display of necromancy?

Tela [Spellsword] 392065

I turn my head to glare at her
"Yeah? Why the fuck don't you on your own then, princess?"

Wf+6 392066

There are quite a few ships arriving this morning. It's a good thing you were able to secure a dock to land at all. As you head out toward the city from the port, a pony runs up to you, looking half-mad, "Turn back! You've got to get out now!"

Several other ponies are working their way through the crowd for him.

Skylight and Rosemary shrug.

Wark grumbles, "Just a town o' whores an' anarchy. Best do our business 'n move on."

Not really, but then, the crowds are thick.

Felfire [Necromancer] 392067

Raise the shadow of a seagull or any kind of bird and have him take a good look at the place from the sky.

See anything honey?

Roll #1 4 = 4

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392068

"Since the funds from the Lunar temple are in your keeping, I thought perhaps you both might like to find a small luxury item? A book, a hat, maybe even something to… defend yourselves?"

Spring Water [Doctor] 392069

"Well I do have a sword already…"

I look at the madpony confusedly, then step in front of Summer.

Wf+6 392070

Not in the dock area.

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392071

"Because it's more fun with you, silly."
Chuckle again.

"Really now?"

Light Heart [Warlord] 392072

"I see."
I idly observe the crowd
"Miss Rosemary, what was it that the good commodore spoke to you about?"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392073

And I'll step beside Spring.
"Miss Seas might need something as well."
"And you might want to keep her on or with you at all times here."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392074

I nod
I pick up Summer and put her on my back.

Felfire [Necromancer] 392075

What do you think of this place?

Since I'm here, search the docks with my gaze for anything unusual. Or dresses.

Roll #1 6 = 6

Summer Seas [Cleric] 392076

"Huh? Why?"
I look at the crazy pony, confused.

Tela [Spellsword] 392077

"Too bad I can't say the same."

"Yeah yeah, fuck off pal."

Tony [Trickster] 392078

Shrug my shoulders and head out as well.
I'm heading out in town as well.
Is the town as chaotic as I hoped?

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392079

"And I was about to be generous and pay for what you wanted… oh well."

Wf+6 392080

"He gave me that key, and he asked if you were a good leader."

Looks pretty chaotic.

No dresses. There was some crazy pony accosting Summer but he's gone now.

"You can't escape! No hope!"

The other ponies catch up with him and give him a couple punches before restraining him and dragging him off.


Tela [Spellsword] 392081

"And then guiltrip me later right? You think I'm dumb? I know how much you love your damn money, you greedy cunt."

I snort
"Looks like somepony couldn't pay his damn debts. Poor bastard."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392082

I'll look at that for a moment.
"I wonder if that usually happens here."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392083

"It's okay, I see that our friendship is not valuable enough for free stuff for you. More money remaining for me~"

Felfire [Necromancer] 392084

I don't really want to dive into that…

Though I bet here I could go hunting without a problem.
Just gonna tell Seekkill.

So, I guess Abilio is balls deep into the Sky right now, uh?

Light Heart [Warlord] 392085

"Of course. That is understandable."

Summer Seas [Cleric] 392086

"Wha- hey! I wanna walk around too!"
I try to hop off her back.

"That pony was weird…"

Spring Water [Doctor] 392087

"Not here Summer… This place is very dangerous."
Keep her on there

I shake my head
"Wouldn't be too surprised."

Tony [Trickster] 392088

Oh boy. dis gun b good
Rub my paws in excitement.
I'm going to walk into the first bar I see.

Tela [Spellsword] 392089

"Shut the hell up or I'm dropping you off in the gutter somewhere deep in this city."

Wf+6 392090

Skylight is with Light Heart.

There's one about thirty feet from the end of the dock.

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392091

"Or scared. And stay with your mother, miss Seas. We don't know what could happen here."
"So. Where to first? A small shop? Perhaps a book store?"

Spring Water [Doctor] 392092

"It's all the same to me really. I'm not sure how much items of use we'll find here though…"

Tony [Trickster] 392093

That's further away then I expected.
Go over there and get in.
What does it look like?

Tony [Trickster] 392094

"Don't know about you, but I'm hitting the bars."

Summer Seas [Cleric] 392095

I frown.
"I wanna look around too…"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392096

"Aww, Tela. Come on. How can I wholeheartedly shoot people with you if you are going to be like that?"

Felfire [Necromancer] 392097

Derped. I meant Cloudy Stripes and for some reason tought Cloudy Sky.

Wf+6 392098

Mostly built out of driftwood and boat parts. There's a rusty sign that reads: "Screwdriver" on the front. You're not sure if that's the name of the bar.

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392099

Should I be worried that was your first response, as opposed to Cloudy Skies?
"Then, if we have the funds, we should get something to eat besides the rations on the ship."
"Try not to cause too much of a ruckus."
"Well, where would you like to go?"

Tela [Spellsword] 392100

"Just tell me where you need go go already."

Wf+6 392101

He said "the Sky"

Well, he's not in his cabin. Yes.

Tony [Trickster] 392102

I laugh.
"Here in Reptil? That will be hard."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392103

"I told you, let's find a gun shop!"


Do just that.

Roll #1 3 = 3

Felfire [Necromancer] 392105

I still have Curry's shadow, not letting go of that.
How big is the boy down there?

Find someplace private on the boat now that most ponies have left.

Spring Water [Doctor] 392106

I frown
"Don't get yourself hurt then."

Summer Seas [Cleric] 392107

"Anywhere! I wanna explore the town!"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392108

"And what is our stock of available funds, if we're not going to miss Topaz to get more?"

Light Heart [Warlord] 392109

I approach them
"Do keep in mind that Reptil is quite dangerous. I do not wish to see you all get hurt, so I will join you."

Tony [Trickster] 392110

"Don't worry about me."
Reinvent Self (into Spring) '1d10'
"I can handle myself."

Roll #1 5 = 5

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392111

I'll nod slightly.
"It might be nice to take the time to walk about and just talk, as well."

Light Heart [Warlord] 392112

"Indeed. We do tend to have the most delightful of talks together."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392113

"And it would give us all time to really introduce ourselves to each other. I hardly know your two companions, let alone my own sister."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392114

"So have anything in your feeble mind on what to do around here, huh?"

Tela [Spellsword] 392115

"I was kinda hoping to make some cash off of selling you as a child prostitute actually."

Summer Seas [Cleric] 392116

"Uh… I think 9 and a half?"
It is 9 and a half, right?

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392117

"Maybe being one worked out for you but it's not my type of business."

Light Heart [Warlord] 392118

"I'm sure you will find miss Rosemary and master Wark to be quite agreeable."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392119

"That was what I had thought, at last count. But if anyone asks, say only one or two."

Tela [Spellsword] 392120

"Doesn't matter, I'll have my cash and you'll have a firm dick in your cunt."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392121

"You changed up who wants what, cupcake."

Tela [Spellsword] 392122

"Nah, pretty sure I didn't. Hey, not like they'll care your a fucking dyke right? They're just there to fuck a little filly like the sick bastards they are."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392123

"Some fucking hypocrite you are!"

Summer Seas [Cleric] 392124

"Huh? Why?"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392125

"The more money others think you may have, the more likely they will try to steal it without you knowing."
I'll rub my beard.
"Merchants especially will do this, and will alter their prices according to how much money you may have. If you show a merchant a bag of coins, suddenly he's the most expensive shop on the street."

Tela [Spellsword] 392126

I snicker
"You know I'm just kidding, Emmy. I'd never do that to you, even if you're an annoying cunt."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392127

I chuckle along.
"Of course you wouldn't. You love me too much~"

Wf+6 392128

You turn into Summer instead. You're a little filly for six seconds.

Maximum size. On a d20, nat crit.


Casually try and drop her off of my back

Roll #1 8 = 8

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392130

Stay on!

Roll #1 8 = 8

Wf+6 392131

Emrille slides off your side, but stays clung along your underbelly.


Oh no, you're going down.
Shake her off!

Roll #1 6 = 6

Summer Seas [Cleric] 392133

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392134

"Like fuck I am!"
Crawl back on her backside!

Roll #1 6 = 6

Wf+6 392135


Oh. Oh my.
I know what we could do in the meanwhile~

Lead the shadow somewhere hidden and alone.
And cuddle a bit.
Yeah. All that cute stuff, but nothing else.

Roll #1 3 = 3

Tony [Trickster] 392137

"I can handle myself."
Look at her with cute eyes.

Wf+6 392138

She is shaken off, but flutters back on.

They're okay.

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392139

So did we find a gun shop already?

Wf+6 392140

Wrong district, no one is supposed to build shops here!

…They did anyway. You've arrived.

Felfire [Necromancer] 392141

Right. So he did not find this strange at all?
And I really have nothing to do until Abilio is free.

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392142

"Let's take a look."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392143

I give him a weirded look
"… Right."

Light Heart [Warlord] 392144

"… Now that is quite interesting. I was unaware you had such skills, mister Tony."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392145

"Well, that's… odd."

Summer Seas [Cleric] 392146

I tap Spring's shoulder.
"Can we gooooo?…"

Tela [Spellsword] 392147

"Yeah yeah, hold your horses."

Tony [Trickster] 392148

Change back.
"Well that didn't go as expected."
Shrug my shoulders.
"But hey, what you're going to do?"

"Something I learned recently, from my new associate."

Just grin.

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392149

"Yes, let's."
"That's an odd trick, mister Tony. Though be careful with it."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392150


I eye him curiously. Could he be a changeling? No, that's ridiculous. Just regular old magic, probably.

Light Heart [Warlord] 392151

"Most interesting. I would very much like to meet this associate at some point."

Tony [Trickster] 392152

"I can do other forms as well.
Would you like to see yourself Curry?
A unique experience."

"Oh you can find him on board. Just look around."

Summer Seas [Cleric] 392153

"Anywhere! Just… let's just goooo!"
I nudge Spring to start walking.

Wf+6 392154

There's a rough looking sort wearing a front-less vest at the counter. There's also an earth pony and a unicorn wearing green in the shop as well. There's music playing from somewhere, but you're not sure where.

You think this shop sucks, because half their stock is shit like sticks and nuts.

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392155

"Some other time, perhaps."
And wherever they go, Mera and I will follow.

Tela [Spellsword] 392156

I just snort
"Oh fuck me…"

Spring Water [Doctor] 392157

Right. Random direction, here we go.

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392158

Raise an eyebrow.
"What sort of shop is this? Tell me the crap is just decoy and you have actually have worthwhile stuff to sell."

Light Heart [Warlord] 392159

"I will keep that in mind once we come back then."
Follow the unicorns.

Wf+6 392160


The one in green grumbles something about having to wait until night to get into the bombchu shop, but the pony at the counter shouts over him that they have some specialty stock.

"What do you want my gal?"

Roll #1 4 = 4

Tony [Trickster] 392161


Grin as they walk away.

Time to check this bar out.

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392162

"First of all, I want a scope on the back of this."
Show my revolver.

Wf+6 392163

You find yourself at what resembles town hall… you think.

There are comfort mares all around the steps leading up, and occasionally, slightly-official looking ponies go to and fro from the hall.

"I shouldn't sell this shit to kids, but you got ya momma with ya so who's gonna complain? Aiight I can get you a scope."

Tony [Trickster] 392164

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392165

I'll look around a bit.
"Miss Spring, I don't think… we went the right way."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392166

Narrow my eyes.
"I'm not a motherfucking kid. It's just age magic. And you won't be treating me like one if you don't want trouble."
Be intimidating.

Roll #1 7 + 1 = 8

Spring Water [Doctor] 392167

"… Should we really have come here?"

Light Heart [Warlord] 392168

"Interesting. I was unaware there was a town hall built here."

"I don't see why not?"

Summer Seas [Cleric] 392169

Comfort mares?… What are those?
I try to discern their purpose!

Roll #1 6 = 6

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392170

"I'm not certain ponies of leisure are something we want miss Seas to… see."

Tela [Spellsword] 392171

I grin devilishly
"Now now Emmy, be nice to the shopkeeper. I don't want you to use that nasty language, okay?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392172

"I'm going to fuck you slowly tonight, Tela, I swear."

Wf+6 392173

It's loud. Really loud. There are two bartenders at the counter. In the northeast corner, there are bards performing. Every table is packed. On the west wall, there is a staircase up.

They're being led off by amorous stallions (and some mares).

>Age magic
>Common knowledge
Still you can make intimidate checks.

"Woah there tiga, ya business is important ta me, settle down. I'll call ya presadent if ya wan."

Tela [Spellsword] 392174

I let out a fake gasp
"Emmy! That's no way to talk to momma!"

"Yes please. Don't mind my sugarcake here, she's just a little grumpy."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392175

It's not common knowledge, that's why I will enlighten ponies not to fuck with me.
"Good. Now I believe you have good quality stuff?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392176

"I hope momma' likes it rough because I will stick the revolver up your ass and the pull the trigger until it clicks. You are not funny!"

Tony [Trickster] 392177

No free tables.
I'll wurm my way through the people and check upstairs.

Light Heart [Warlord] 392178

"I am certain they wont be of any harm."
Approach one of the official looking ponies
"A good day to you sir, could you tell me what your function here is?"

Spring Water [Doctor] 392179

"We should probably leave now…"

Summer Seas [Cleric] 392180


I tug on Spring's shoulder.
"Momma? What are those mares up there doing?"

Tela [Spellsword] 392181

"How rude! How would you like to go to bed without dinner tonight, young lady!?"

Spring Water [Doctor] 392182

"They… provide company to the lonely, Summer."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392183

Two can play that game.
"Eating you out does not constitute as dinner, momma."

Wf+6 392184

"That's a good question. I make sure freedom happens. All your freedom? That's freedom that I fought for you to have. That's what I love about freedom. How free it is. Freedom really is just totally, genuinely, patriotically free. Remember to vote for Cloud King for seat three in the upcoming election."

Upstairs, there are doors to your right and left. The hallway continues to the end and takes a right.

"Sure thing… we got scopes. I can get you fit."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392185

Turn attention back to him momentarily.
"How much for the scope for the revolver?"

Light Heart [Warlord] 392186

"Cloud King? Pray tell, who is that? I am not from around town, you see."


I slap her
"Bad filly!"

Roll #1 6 = 6

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392188

Can I dodge that by flying up?

Roll #1 2 = 2

Tony [Trickster] 392189

Follow the hallway.

Wf+6 392190

He puts a hoof on your shoulder and looks you in the eye before giving you a big, shiny smile. "I'm Cloud King, your town representative. Like I said, I make sure you get all the freedom you need. Freedom."

"About tree fiddy."

Wf+6 392192

You do dodge up, but you don't get far enough, and she ends up slapping your backside. You collapse in front of her.

Spankings are child abuse, right?

Light Heart [Warlord] 392193

"Interesting. How many seats are there? I was unaware this town had a form of government at all."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392194

"Motherfucker… I'll get you back on that!"


Felfire [Necromancer] 392195

What am I even waiting for.

Wf+6 392196

"A lot of people think that, and it's up to me to prove them wrong. I spend a lot of time every night fighting for YOUR needs! There are six council seats right now."

Sex to end…?

Fervored nuzzles you as you cuddle. Apparently it's not cheering you up.

"About tree fiddy."

Wf+6 392197

You come out onto a balcony. You can see the patrons below. There's a landing ahead that has more tables on it.

Tela [Spellsword] 392198

"Unruly little fillies should be disciplined~"

Felfire [Necromancer] 392199

Happarently I am.
Push him away softly.
You are cold.

Summer Seas [Cleric] 392200

"So they talk to them?"
I tilt my head at her.
"I wonder what they talk about…"
I hop off Spring's back and run over to one of them! '1d10'
"Miss, what do you talk to people about?"

Roll #1 1 = 1

Tony [Trickster] 392201

Are those tables free? Is there room for me to sit and drink?

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392202

Roll my eyes.
"I will give part of this."
Show a doubloon.

"I will discipline you all right. I love the way you squirm when you want more."

Light Heart [Warlord] 392203

"Of course you do."
I chuckle
"Well mister Cloud, I wish you luck."


Oh moon, try and stop her!

Roll #1 10 = 10

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392205

Oh dear no.
After her.

Tela [Spellsword] 392206

"Awww, are you grumpy wumpy?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392207

"Just as grumpy as your cunt is loose."

Tela [Spellsword] 392208

I just snicker

Wf+6 392209

He frowns.

You too, I'm afraid.

You leap wildly off Spring's back. Before you can injure yourself, Cloud King sweeps you up in his hooves and kisses you on the forehead.

"See? I kiss fillies on the head. That proves I'm a family stallion. Vote Cloud King for seat three."

Just one of them is.

He shakes his head. "Sorry, gonna be a lot more than that. Not bad though."

"Thank you. Help me help you help us all."

You deftly seize Summer from Cloud King.

"I was going to give her back, of course. Vote Cloud King."

Tony [Trickster] 392210

Get over there and get my seat.

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392211

"Pfft. Sure fucking thing. Show me the scope first. I don't want junk."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392212

"Can out-of-towners even vote?"

Spring Water [Doctor] 392213

"… Right. Uh… sure."
I look at Summer a little angrily.

Felfire [Necromancer] 392214

Shrudder and look away.

It's still here, I went to sleep thinking about it.

Wf+6 392215

"Gotta be custom fit, lil' lady – er, presadent. But I can show you a model."

He produces a pretty solidly smithed scope with fine lenses.

After a while a waitress mare arrives.

"Yes! As long as you don't tell the ponies at the poll you're from out of town. Vote Cloud King!"

Wf+6 392216

I told you that you'd have to confront it, love. I wonder when you'll learn I know what's best? But I will let you do as you wish, though it pains me to see you this way.

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392217

"I'll… keep that in mind."
"Perhaps we should go, miss Spring."
"Cloud King, perhaps you could answer a small question. Where might a group our size find room to have a good meal?"

Tony [Trickster] 392218

"Hey there, sweetie. What's your best beer?"

Felfire [Necromancer] 392219

Stare at the ground for a few minutes.

How was your room, as a kid?

Felfire [Necromancer] 392220

That was supposed to be italic.

Spring Water [Doctor] 392221


Emrille [Gunslinger] 392222

"…okay, that looks decent. How much then?"

Summer Seas [Cleric] 392223

"Are you running for… uh… something something in the government, mister Cloud Wing?"

Wf+6 392224

"Thénardiers have a nice place up on Winslow Street. Vote Cloud King."

"Eaglecrest Special Reserve. Imported from the mainland's exotic frozen wasteland. Supposedly it's made by master brewers who kill each other with their bare hooves for the title of greatest brewer. You can taste the blood, sweat, and tears in every sip!"

"About tree fiddy."

I was educated under Lord Greenshield. He didn't have much time for me, so he put me in a convent. I spent most of my years under a vow of silence until I was chosen for the Holy Order of the Victorious Morning Glory.

"To keep my position defending YOU from those tyrants who want to take away your freedom. Vote Cloud King. With a 'K' in King."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392225

"Thank you."
And then let's start ushering the group away from the politician. Politely.

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392226

Place two doubloons on the counter.
"This should be more than enough."

Wf+6 392227

He bites one, and places both on the scale.

"This is one. I'm gonna need about tree fiddy."

As you go, he shouts, "DON'T FORGET TO VOTE FOR CLOUD KING!"

Light Heart [Warlord] 392228

I chuckle as I follow him.
"What a lovely stallion."

Felfire [Necromancer] 392229

That's… That sounds nice. So nice. Silence.

Open my hooves towards him, asking him to come closer, to hug me again.

I can remember only the sweet smell of oppium.

Summer Seas [Cleric] 392230

"He was weird… so where are we going now?"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392231

"Yes. Never was much one for politics. Didn't really come up, living under a rock."
I'll shake my head.
"So, to Thénardiers? Or should we wander about a bit longer?"

Tony [Trickster] 392232

"Sounds tasty. A pint of that for me."

Light Heart [Warlord] 392233

"To go eat, little Summer."

"Yes, that sounds delightful."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392234

"Bullshit! That's already a lot!"
Flick a third doubloon there.
"You drive a hard bargain, but don't think you can rip me off."

Wf+6 392235

He joins you close.

I know it was unpleasant.

"Certainly, Mister…?"

Summer Seas [Cleric] 392236

"I still wanna go talk to one of those, uh, comfort mares!"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392237

"When you're older."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392238

"Those aren't meant for fillies, Summer…"

Wf+6 392239

"Look, kid, good glass blowers are hard to commission. You know someone who blows well and cheap? I sure don't. What you're asking for is the cost of just the glass in this thing. Not even counting the metal or labor!"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392240

"Yeah, and these fucking things are worth a lot! How many of them do you fucking want?"

Felfire [Necromancer] 392241

Stay silent for while, maybe a few minutes, maybe a whole lot more, before finally standing up and heading for the deck.

Good thing I remember nothing else.

Smile a little to myself and step back into the fresh air.
What's going on around the ships?

Roll #1 7 = 7

Summer Seas [Cleric] 392242

I pout.

Tony [Trickster] 392243

"Felix. And what's your name?"

Wf+6 392244

"Look, maybe I can get something more for your price range."

He pulls out a Scope of +0.

"I can give you this for one fiddy."

They're ghostships! The crews have abandoned them in favor of hedonism.

Al-Jinn and Ruxiang are on guard duty.

Wf+6 392245

"Bubbly Waters, Mister Felix. I'll be right back with your drink."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392246

"Don't worry. By the time we leave, I'm certain you'll have picked up all sorts of bits of information you'll wish you never had!"
I'll give a small chuckle.

Light Heart [Warlord] 392247

I chuckle
"Such a curious filly."
I look around
"Shall we move on?"
I turn to my followers
"Do any of you have any suggestions?"

Tony [Trickster] 392248

"Take your time." Grin.
Take a look around. What's going on around here?

Felfire [Necromancer] 392249

Well fuck.
I don't think I've ever actually spoken to anyone of them, actually.
Approach Al-Jinn.

"Everypony left?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392250

"…fucking fine. But if turns out shit I will hunt you down, and I won't need the broken one for that."
Give him tree fiddy

Summer Seas [Cleric] 392251

"I wish I never had? What's that supposed to mean?"

"I just wanna know!"

Wf+6 392252

Skylight and Wark motion to get off of these streets with all this rampant hedonism.

Rosemary wants to do whatever you want to do.

Heavy drinking, mostly. Everyone up here is relatively quiet compared to the loud parties downstairs.

"Just us, and a few stragglers. The Fullmaster is still aboard the Darklantern."

Got Scope of +1 Marksman Shot.

He grins. "Enjoy. Tell yer friends."

Felfire [Necromancer] 392253

"He won't leave that room for another few hours, right?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392254

"Yeah, sure."

Since Tela is gone, I'm going to call it a night too

Light Heart [Warlord] 392255

"As your mother said earlier, they provide company to the lonely."

"Perhaps some shopping would be in order as well, if we disregard lunch."

"Felix" [Trickster] 392256

See if I can talk to somepony.

Roll #1 9 = 9

Wf+6 392257

"I could not say for certain. If I were you, I'd impress him, though."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392258

"It means that making mistakes and asking the wrong questions can lead to you knowing something that you would have been happier not knowing."
I'll shake my head.
"But, making mistakes is part of growing up."
"We could do both, as well. Eat a modest lunch, and hit a shop. Or the other way around."

Summer Seas [Cleric] 392259

"I mean I wanna know what they talk about! Someone who talks to ponies who are lonely must have interesting things to say…"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392260

"Sometimes all a lonely pony needs is a listening ear, miss Seas."

Felfire [Necromancer] 392261

"Tried that once already, didn't exactly work out. But I will give it a try."

And off to the Darklantern I go.

Light Heart [Warlord] 392262

"Please, do lead the way."

I smile
"If you are hungry for stories, you should have asked before. I've got quite a few."

Wf+6 392263

You badger a nearby cloaked stallion.

"Whaddya want?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392476


I look for Spring.

Spring Water [Doctor] 392477

So this is on the way to Reptil?
"Ah, Emrille. Need me for something?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392478

Yes. Something must have happened, duh! Time does not dissappear just because we skip over it!
I chuckle.
"Heh, you could say that."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392479

"Alright then, plenty of time now that we're on the move again. I sure can't wait to get to Reptil."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392480

I shrug.
"Eh, can't be that bad."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392481

"I've heard plenty about it, it's not exactly a town with a good reputation."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392482

"Eh, even if it's a shithole, we are not planning on settling down. Just getting some supplies and all that crap."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392483

"Mmmm, just be sure to watch yourself there. Plenty of charlatans and scoundrels about."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392484

I let out a laugh.
"I think I will be fine, thank you."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392485

I shake my head
"I'm not joking Emrille."
I poke her with a hoof
"You may have a gun, but you're still small. I hope you're not intending on walking around on your own."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392486

Look at her with a serious face.
"Spring, I have made a living as an actual filly with a pistol that was falling apart and couldn't shoot ice or set ponies on fire, not to mention I think I can draw a gun faster and more accurately too. Those streets might have been not as shit as Reptil but I think I will be fine."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392487

I roll my eyes
"Fine then. But don't come crying to me if you get jumped by some gang or something."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392488

"Hey, there's always Tela. You on the other hoof.."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392489

"What do you mean?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392490

"If I won't be there, who will watch over you? I hope you are not planning on strolling there alone."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392491

"Well Curry will be there for one."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392492

I let out a short laugh.
"You cannot be fucking serious."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392493

"Yes Emrille, I know you hate him. You don't need to tell me again."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392494

I shake my head.
"No. I'm serious. He would sooner get all of you killed than do anything useful."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392495

I frown
"Now that's just a mean thing to say."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392496

"It's not personal. It's just something anypony with open eyes can see. I mean, you saw what he did back down there. Almost got us killed over nothing."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392497

"He made a mistake, yes. But that doesn't mean he's useless."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392498

"He is yet to prove it otherwise. Just because he wants to be a mare…"
I smirk.
"Whoops… I don't think I was supposed to say that."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392499

I raise a brow

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392500

"Don't tell him I told you that, okay?"

Spring Water [Doctor] 392501

I scrunch.
"Where did you even get that from?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392502

"From him of course… You see, when I planned to shoot him but you told me not to, we actually talked. He turned out to be decent, too. But then he dropped this… You heard of that altar, right?"

Spring Water [Doctor] 392503

"You know, I find that really hard to believe that he would tell you such a thing."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392504

I shrug.
"Hey, I was confused at first too… but I guess it's just his way of trying to build relations? I mean, he lived under a rock. Wouldn't surprise me."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392505

"Wait so… what did he tell you?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392506

Glance around.
"Can you keep it a secret? I don't think he'd appreciate that I spilled the beans, but, hey… if anypony, you should know."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392507

"… Okay?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392508

I shrug again.
"So yeah, that's what he told me. He wants to be a pretty mare. The reasons are beyond me… weird, huh?"

Spring Water [Doctor] 392509

"Really Emrille, I find that incredibly hard to believe."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392510

"Everypony has their quirks… At least now I'm fairly sure he's not into fillies. I wasn't certian before."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392511

I tense up slightly
"Wait what? Into fillies? Why would you think that?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392512

"He wanted to spend an awfully long amount of time nearby Summer, and yeah, okay, it's his destiny to protect him and everything. That wasn't suspicios… until Abilio started to turn me into a filly. Now, that he made any moves or anything, but ever since I am small, he's been just… strange."
Sit down on my flank.
"But I don't think we have to worry. Maybe he really is just a weirdo and there is nothing more to it."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392513

Not that he made a move*

Spring Water [Doctor] 392514

I frown deeply but don't respond

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392515

Wave my hoof around.
"Aaaanyway… enough talk about him, okay? I didn't want to spend time with you just to talk about him."

Chip(DD knight) 392516

Walk around the ship and ask the crew on whom to ask for my reward/prize in the vault raid.

Fidget 392517

And I'll be walking around as well. Perhaps even bumping into you.
"Ah, mister Chip! Good to see you up and about. Matter of fact, I had something I think miss Topaz or yourself would like to take a look at."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392518

"Right, right… I'll have to talk to him too though."
I shake my head
"Anyway, what do you want to talk about?"

Chip(DD knight) 392519

I scratch my head.
"Ms. Topaz? She is the ship's smith, a good one at that too."
I then fold my arm.
"What is it?'

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392520

"I was just saying what I thought. Honesty is a virtue and all that."
Scoot closer.
"And… well, anything, really."

Fidget 392521

"It's this odd ore we recovered from the vault. Looks a bit otherworldly."
I'll produce it, and hoof it over.

Chip(DD knight) 392522

I fawn at the odd ore.
"Oooohh, now thats a beauty you got there. How did I miss such a thing?"

I then look at him.
"So… who officially owns this… rock?"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392523

"Whoever can make use of it, I suppose. Which is why I was thinking of bringing it to either miss Topaz or yourself."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392524

"Well I doubt you'd want to talk about medicine."
I shrug
"I'm really not that exciting of a mare."

Chip(DD knight) 392526

I scratch my head.
"Well I am not yet a smith, well not a smith of Topaz calibre that is. Makes me wonder why not bring it to her straight and hand it to me first. Not that I am complaining of course."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392527

I grin.
"Oh but you are. You sure caught my eye… and I have a very good one. Required for the job…"
"You should stop thinking so little of yourself, Spring."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392528

"Well, if you bring it to her, she might actually let you work with it. If I do it, well, it's likely neither of us will ever see it again."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392529

I snort
"It's not that I think lowly of myself. It's just the truth. This is the farthest of home I've been in ten years. Heck, I barely left home in the last ten years."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392531

Nudge her with a hoof.
"Come on, don't play hard to get."
Take a pause with a smile before continuing.
"You must have some sort of fun story about being a doctor! Ponies sticking stuff that doesn't belong anywhere near the holes they were stuck? Amusing injuries? Anything?"

Chip(DD knight) 392533

I look at the rock again and then store it in my bag of holding.
"I'll make sure to show it to her first and ask her if she know anything on it. Perhaps she might know a thing or two."

I then look at the sea and breath the fresh air.
"Just days before we dock to that city, what will you do when you got there?" I grin

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392534

"Mostly the same as usual, mister Chip. From what I've heard, Reptil isn't exactly the safest place, and miss Seas will need all the protection she can get there."
I'll look out over the railings as well.
"Though, I wouldn't mind taking a little time to speak with my sister a bit more."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392536

I snort softly
"Well I did work in a nursing home for some time before I graduated. Not the most joyous of places."

Chip(DD knight) 392538

"Oooohh Reptil, here I come." I shake with excitement.
"I will smoke all the smokes, drink all the wine and fuck every whore in the city."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392539

"Do I need to get some pliers, Spring?"

Chip(DD knight) 392540

"Perhaps not in that order but who cares." I laugh heartily.

Spring Water [Doctor] 392541


Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392543

"Well, if you manage to do that, and there's still time left before we leave, what will be left for you to do? Or on the next visit?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392545

"It's easier to get rid of a squib from the barrel than to squeeze a conversation out of you!"

Spring Water [Doctor] 392547

I scrunch again
"Well I'm sorry. I'm just not good at making small-talk."

Chip(DD knight) 392548

"What to do? Of course do the same thing again. Smoking, Drinking, Partying, Fuckin, Sleeping, who will grow tired of that?" I raised my eyebrow while smiling.

"Besides I died three times in a day, perhaps this time I could 'give life' to others." I nudge him knowingly.

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392549

"We could make something else then…"

Spring Water [Doctor] 392551

"… Like?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392552

Grin slyly.

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392553

I'll just shake my head a little.
"You're quite the vigorous fellow, mister Chip. But do be careful as well. A lusty fellow such as yourself could find himself taken for quite the ride."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392554

I roll my eyes
"Ha. Ha. Ha."

[lemon] 392556

"Oh we will see." I grin for a moment.

"You have a sister?! In this ship?!" I stare at him stunned.

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392557

"What if I am not joking?"

Chip(DD knight) 392558

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392559

"I was surprised as well. It seems she was one of the vault guards in Autumnsreach."
I'll shake my head a little.
"Though, it's easy to suspect we're related since we practically look the same. At least as far as colors go."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392561

"Then I would politely refuse. You are a mare after all. Imagine how much that would harm my reputation."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392562

I look hurt at that.
"Hey! Just because I prefer mares I have feelings too!"

Chip(DD knight) 392563

I then put my paws on my chin and relax on deck.
"Vault guard? Nice of you for planting family members in the most important places. Its a good thing no one sees her as a… what do you call that? A lunite right?" I grin at him.

Spring Water [Doctor] 392564

"You said Curry wants to be a mare… maybe you just secretly want to be a stallion too?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392565

I smirk.
"Oh not at all…"
Lower my voice and speak in a sultry tone.
"You cannot even begin to imagine the things two mares can give each other…"

Spring Water [Doctor] 392566

"Riiiight, so how many hearts have you conquered already in your lifetime, Emrille?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392567

"Depending on what you mean, the answer varies between one and three."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392568

"… Tela?"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392569

I'll less enthusiastically return the grin.
"Seems she was born after I was washed away. She didn't know she had a brother, either. Odd coincidence, though."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392571

I let out a hearthy laugh.
"Hell no. As big of a slut she is, we didn't get very far with each other."

Chip(DD knight) 392572

"Oh, you two didnt know each other? Well that is most…. unfortuante?" I scratch my head.

"How did you two know, you're brother and sisters? Are you even sure?"

Spring Water [Doctor] 392573

"'Not very far'? So there were feelings then?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392575

"Uh… Sort of maybe?"

Spring Water [Doctor] 392576

"… You know I can't help but feel there still are. The way you two act around each other…"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392578

"The spirit that was guarding the vault pretty much explained it. Apparently the dead can see connections the living don't."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392580

"As much as I like to tease her, we are just friends now! We just go way back and everything, of course I'm going to be genial with her!"

Spring Water [Doctor] 392581

"I don't know Emrille… the two of you together would be pretty cute."
I chuckle

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392583

Wave a hoof around.
"Ehh, she's a dumb mudpony… I think clever unicorns are my thing~"

Spring Water [Doctor] 392588

"Is that so? Now where on earth would you find one of those?"

Chip(DD knight) 392590

"So the spirits told you I see." I shrug. "Well I can hardly judge since I am no wizard or necromancer myself."

"So how do you feel? I mean knowing you have a sister?" I ask as I relax myself on the deck.

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392591

Poke her with a hoof and grin.
Oh, and that hoof can stay there for a while too.

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392594

"Confused, slightly. A bit happy, since she seems to like me, but then again I'm a little angry at my parents for basically scrapping me and starting over. But more than anything I'm worried. Just because not all pirates are cutthroat thieving murderers doesn't mean they won't toy with her affections, or deceive her in some way."
I'll sigh.
"It's… exhausting, actually. And I'm starting to feel a bit guilty about worrying more over her than miss Seas."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392596

"Well I suppose I would constitute as one. I'm a unicorn at least. But… I already told you I'm really not sure about other mares."

Chip(DD knight) 392597

"Uuuhhrmmm.." I nod.
"Can you introduce me to her?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392598

"You just haven't tried."
Ever so slightly caress her with that hoof.

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392599

I'll glance at Chip for a second.
"Well… I don't see why not. You've done me no wrongs, after all. Just… don't view her in the same light as the comfort mares of Reptil, mister Chip. Not that I would expect you to, it's just something that I feel needs to be said. Told miss Light Heart the same."

Chip(DD knight) 392600

"I… ahh of course! Why would I? Just friendly conversation, nothing more." I grin.

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392602

"You're a fellow of charm, mister Chip. One can never be too careful, after all. Seeing her heartbroken would be just awful."
And then, I suppose we'll go try to find Skylight, but run into Spring and Emrille instead.
"Miss Spring, Emrille! What odd coincidence."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392603

"… Maybe not, but I don't think it would change my mind if I did."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392605

"Doesn't mean you can't give it at least a chance!"

I glance up at him and groan.
Hoof still on Spring though.

Spring Water [Doctor] 392606

I scrunch
"I don't want to give you false hope, Emrille."

"Curry… this is really not the time."

Chip(DD knight) 392609

"Wha:… " stand there in confusion for a moment.

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392610

I'll glance at Emrille's hoof, and its location.
"So I see. My apologies, I hadn't thought the two of you were that… close."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392611

"Just a sec…"

"Yeah, yeah, come on, scurry."

Chip(DD knight) 392612

"What do you mean by.. Ooooohhh…" I grin,

Spring Water [Doctor] 392614

"That's exactly what we are discussing. About where the borders of our closeness lie."
I shuffle away slightly from Emrille
"It seems like our ideas are somewhat different."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392615

I frown as she makes distance, then glare daggers at Curry.

"And I would like to have that chat in private, got it?"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392616

I'll nod slightly to Emrille.
"My apologies for intruding. We were simply looking for Skylight, and it seems we ran across you two first. We'll be on our way immediately."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392617

"Yeah, yeah, cut the crap and fuck off, I'm running out of patience!"

Chip(DD knight) 392618

"I didnt know you're into… uhh yeah. Nice." I smile.

"Well… we've just arrived."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392620

I'll shrug slightly, and then I'll start heading off again.
"It would be rude to linger, however."
On my way away, I'll whisper a little to Chip.
"Ever since Emrille was shrunk down, her patience always seems to be in short supply."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392621

Roll my eyes.
"Yeah, okay, do I need to spell fuck off for you to get it? Unless you want to talk about things."
Narrow my eyes.

Wait for them to leave.

Spring Water [Doctor] 392622

I shake my head silently as they go.

Chip(DD knight) 392625

"Oh no, not now." I smile back then quickly kneel down and whisper.
"Will make the atmosphere sour for both of us." then follow Curry.

Follow him.
Well, she is a filly that always get riled up, makes her more cute."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392626

Turn back to her once they are gone.

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392628

I'll shake my head and chuckle.
"If her tongue were less sharp, I could see it. And it seems she's no intention to live out her youth again as miss Spring's daughter."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392630


Emrille [Gunslinger] 392633

I sigh.
"So… where were we…"

Chip(DD knight) 392634

"Yeah, its really weird. Well not that I am complaining or anything."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392635

"It would only do her good, really. An orphan having a second chance at life, this time with a loving parent? Any urchin off the street would jump at that chance."
I'll sigh a little.
"I'd probably jump at that chance…"

Chip(DD knight) 392637

"Whoa, you really want to be a little colt again? Being little is annoying…. and little." I frown.

Spring Water [Doctor] 392638

"Like I said… I don't want to disappoint you by regretting rushing into a relationship. I just… I don't see me being together with another mare."
I smile and take her hoof
"But that doesn't mean I don't want to be friends with another mare… or maybe even something more than that. I may be a little rusty on the social side, but I can improve. Help you back for looking out for us."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392639

I'll shake my head.
"Not really. Can't do my job if I'm that small. It's… the having a family part, though."

Chip(DD knight) 392640

I think for a minute or two.
"Well now that you put it like that, being a child has its pro's and cons. I will not mind suckling on Spring's……"

I then look at Curry
"….. hooves."

"Well, that is quite awkward."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392641

"She is a lovely mare, Chip, so I don't completely blame you for that thought."
I'll give a short laugh.

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392642

I frown slightly, but my eyes light up when she takes my hoof.
"Can't you at least… give it a try? Even if you don't see yourself like that? A trial time or something? Just a bit more than friends?"

Chip(DD knight) 392643

I lower my head(hiding my embarassment) while scratching my head.
"You are quite right on that, well all of the females in the ship are. Even Topaz if you ask me." I grin.

"Say, why are you not hitting on her?" I raise my eyebrow.

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392644

"Because I don't think she wants me to. And I think, really… I embarrass her. So far, mister Chip, you've been doing better at the job I've been training my life for. And then there was the complete mess in the vault down there with the pirates…"
I'll shake my head.
"I nearly got miss Seas killed through a kneejerk reaction. What sort of guardian does that?"

Spring Water [Doctor] 392645

"A trial time? That's… silly."
I shake my head
"You can't force these type of things, Emrille. That much I know. I just don't think I would ever give you the love you deserve. Well… not that type of love anyway."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392646

I frown even harder.
"So you want me to change who I am entirely while you don't even care to try?"

Chip(DD knight) 392647

"Eehhh… I dont know, all I do is just put myself between anyone who needs defending and it works out just fine. You just have to learn who to defend when the fighting gets tough."

"Perhaps you are being too…. passive aggresive? A fighter knows when when will he be passive or aggressive. When to sacrifice for the group and of course, when to run. Its all instinct I think." I shrug.

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392648

"Well, that might be it, mister Chip. I was pretty much raised by myself. Lacking the group, I didn't really get that sort of practice in. So that instinct, if that's what it is… is either not there, or dulled to the point I can't feel it."
I'll shake my head.
"Time will take care of that, I suppose."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392649

"What? Of course I'll try! I'll do my best to become a better friend for one. I'll… I'll become more approachable. Like I said, you've helped us out a lot and for that I'm grateful. I should have shown so before."

Chip(DD knight) 392650

I put a paw on his shoulder while grinning.
"I say, you go for her. Remember that time has its limits, that is why I am living my life as much as a dog can. As a pirate can."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392651

"I'd appreciate that, but… The best way you could show that you really care is if you would at least give it a chance."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392652

"Unfortunately, it's not just miss Spring's opinions of me that stop me. Were it not for Emrille and miss Light Heart, miss Spring, miss Seas, miss Mera, and myself would have been dead the day after we came up from the temple."
I'll sigh.
"So, it seems I was in Emrille's debt. Which she is taking great advantage of."

Chip(DD knight) 392653

"Oh I see. that crafty little thing." I grin.
I then sit next to Curry.
"So you dont have any plans? That will mean you will just sit this one out if you dont do some actions in the future."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392654

I scrunch once again
"I just don't understand why you are so set on me…"
I pick her up from the floor
"And not only are you a mare… you look like a filly right now. That would just be… weird. Even weirder than it already is for me."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392655

"My major plan was to get miss Spring to adopt Emrille instead. I'm the one who suggested the idea to miss Spring, and if nothing else it's certainly slowed her down."
I'll chuckle a little.
"Though, I did say when I first met her, and recognized her affections for miss Spring, that I wouldn't begrudge her winning. Besides, there are other fish in the sea, as it's said."
I'll smile a little sadly.
"Perhaps I'll meet a mare who doesn't have a trigger-happy filly in love with them, eh?"

Chip(DD knight) 392656

"Hmmmm… "

"Oh oh why not go for Light Heart?"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392657

"She already has miss Rosemary. And the altar, apparently, so they can have children."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392658

"Because you… I can't really explain it. I don't think it would be even real if I could."
I smile as she picks me up.
"I just look like one. I am still a mare with an adult mind… and just think of it like this - if you could, say, kiss me like this, you would have no problems doing the same with me looking like an adult again! It just make things easier, really."

Chip(DD knight) 392659

"And Tela?"

Spring Water [Doctor] 392660

"I don't think you understand, Emrille. As a mother… I can only see you as being helpless in this state. Something I should protect. I mean… you wouldn't harbor the same feelings for me if I was a small colt either. Or heck, even an adult stallion."
I chuckle at the thought

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392661

"She doesn't strike me as the type to settle down."
I'll chuckle a little.
"Though I suppose pursuing her would give Emrille even more to laugh about. Honestly I think she's projecting her own crush onto Tela. Though there may be something to it, with how Tela reacts."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392662

"If I knew it was you and that you would change back eventually? I would!"
I sigh.
"Really, this state doesn't mean anything. It's just a phase until Abilio is done with the research."

Chip(DD knight) 392663

"Well I am out of idea's," I scratch my head.
"There is Reptil." I grin.

"Well if your sister agree's with the idea of you going in one of the houses there in the first placfe.. uhmmmm…."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392664

I roll my eyes with a smile
"I know that. But my point about what you would do if I were a stallion still stands. And not just for a short time, but forever. Because you are not into stallions… just like how I'm not into mares."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392665

I'll scratch my beard.
"I… had considered miss Mera. But I don't think that would work terribly well. Mostly because of my history with seaponies. Some the ones I ate might have been family."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392666

"…I'd be experimental and give it a try?"

Spring Water [Doctor] 392667

"Now that's just silly. There are so many other mares out there!"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392668

"But they are not you!"

Chip(DD knight) 392669

"Well, she is a good candidate now that I think about it." I scratch my head.

"Well if you can get past the fishy part that is."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392670

"Okay, but there are plenty of nicer, prettier and better mares than me. Who may even be into other mares themselves. And who don't have a child already. Or a busy job like mine either."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392671

"It's no different than her getting past the pony parts of me, or a pony getting past the dog parts of yourself, mister Chip. If it's there, I suppose love could find a way…"
I'll absently smile and shake my head.
"But I fear I might be getting a bit too poetic."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392672

"I could say that there are ponies who do not kill with guns already so I'll just stay how I am, but at least I am trying! You just… shelter yourself in without even considering it!"

Spring Water [Doctor] 392673

"Emrille, the concept of being a good and honest pony is something completely different from sexual preference."

Chip(DD knight) 392674

"Well now that you put it that way there is nothing bad in a little outside of your kind." I grin.
"But you dont give up on Spring just yet, it will be a terrible waste if you ask me,:

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392675

"Both is something we knew and were okay with our whole life, and now need to change if we want to please somepony who we care about. It's not that different."

Wf+6 392676

Goliath online.

Spring Water [Doctor] 392677

"You were not born a bad pony, Emrille."
I shake my head
"I refuse to believe that you didn't become a pirate out of necessity."

Sion 392678


"Hey mate, I was wondering if ya could tell me a bit about Reptil."

"Felix" [Trickster] 392679

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392680

"It would be unkind of me to spread my attentions too thin, mister Chip. Though I'm not exactly expecting to find someone who would want to spend the rest of their life with me on a pirate ship."
I'll shake my head.
"So long as I can keep miss Seas safe, I'm fine with miss Spring loving someone else. So long it makes her happy, right?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392681

"You didn't know your sexuality until you grew up either, did you."

Chip(DD knight) 392682

I frown a bit.
"Hrrmmm… as long as Sea's safe."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392683

I'll nod.
And it's time for Skyly to meet Chip.


I've been wondering, inspect that badge of mine. The one Smitts gave me.

Roll #1 8 = 8

Spring Water [Doctor] 392685

"You don't understand. You were forced to grow into the pony you are out of necessity. Because you had to survive. Being forced to change who you truly are… that's not a good thing. That's why I want to help you."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392686

I just frown and sigh defeatedly.

Wf+6 392687

There's a rose on it. Even though it's been more than a week, it's not dead, which is kind of convenient. It smells very nice.

Intelligence suggests she's returned to Abilio's cabin in her off time.

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392688

Well, let's head there, then.

Wf+6 392689

"What? Huh? That you Johnny?"

Wf+6 392690

You've arrived at the cabin door.

Spring Water [Doctor] 392691

"Come on Emrille…"
I hug her
"I'm really sorry, but I just don't want disappoint you by being unable to give you the love you desire. But like I said, we can be friends right?"
I give her a weak smile

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392692

Knock knock.

Wf+6 392693


Chip(DD knight) 392694

Wait outside.

"Felix" [Trickster] 392695

"No it's not Johnny, who's Johnny?"
What does he look like? Is he old or blind or something?

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392696

"It's Curry. I don't suppose I could speak to my sister for a moment?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392697

I hug her back half-heartedly.
"Yeah… friends…"

Wf+6 392698

He's ancient.

"Johnny's my boy…"

"Sure… just a moment."

She comes out a moment later. "Hello, Curry."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392699

"Hey there. Helping the Fullmaster with another experiment today?"

Spring Water [Doctor] 392700

I frown
"… Just how big of a crush did you have?"

"Felix" [Trickster] 392701

"Really, what happened to Johnny? Is he around here?"
Glance around.

Light Heart [Warlord] 392702

Hmmm… sneaky goat.
Back to Reptil then. What else is there in the vicinity in terms of things to do? I don't want bars, can't drink alcohol after all. I don't need whorehouses either.

Wf+6 392703

"Continuing the same one."


Emrille [Gunslinger] 392704

"What makes you think rejection made it go away?"

"Felix" [Trickster] 392705

"I'm sure he'll be back in a moment. So have you been in Reptil long? I'm sure a veteran like you knows a thing or 2 about this city."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392706

I sigh wearily
"Okay, how big of a crush do you have?"

Wf+6 392707

Shopping. Entertainment. Piers. Labor. Food.


Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392708

And of course she won't tell me what it is.
"Still a secret, I suppose."
I'll step aside for a moment.
"Here, I thought you might like to meet mister Chip, the resident trap expert and smith."

Chip(DD knight) 392709

"Is that she?" I whispered

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392710

I'll just nod a little.

Light Heart [Warlord] 392711

I suppose I could go shopping.
Any gunsmiths around? Or tailorers?


I'll even roll too!

Roll #1 5 = 5

"Felix" [Trickster] 392713

"What's the city like?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392714

"'One that makes you do all sorts of crazy shit' big."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392715

I look a little sadly at that
"… I'm really sorry Emrille. I didn't mean to hurt you like that."

Seekkill [Dark Hunter] 392716

Wf+6 392717

There's a music shop nearby. You think you recognize someone outside of it…

"Every day… the same dream."

"Oh, a pleasure to meet you, Mister Chip. I'm Skylight."

Light Heart [Warlord] 392718

Oh? Well let us go see what is what then. Approach.

"Felix" [Trickster] 392719

"Dream eh? What dream?"
Where are the hell are they staying with my drinks?

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392720

I shrug.
"…well, what the fuck can I do. I guess Tela is right and I am just an idiot."

Chip(DD knight) 392721

I smile at her.
"The pleasure is mine." I kneel and held her hoof.

Does she look good?

Spring Water [Doctor] 392722

I scrunch
"What did she say?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392723

"That I am an idiot."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392724

"… But why? Because you were chasing me?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392725

"In general."

Wf+6 392726

"No colors anymore… I want to paint it black…"

Sitting against the wall of the music shop is Weeping Sitar.

"Wake up, go to bar all day, go to sleep. Odd, isn't it?"

The bar is pretty busy.

She's like a female Curry, but a decade younger and in a pretty white priest outfit. It's hard to make it out with her habit, but you can only imagine based on what you saw of Curry at the altar that she has very supple teats. She does have a pretty face, though.

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392727

I'll start slightly.
"Hello there."

Light Heart [Warlord] 392728

I smile as I approach him.
"Mister Sitar, it is good to see you again. Do you remember me?"

Seekkill [Dark Hunter] 392729

I look at his sister.
"Who she?"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392730

"This is my sister. She was a vault guard. I'm surprised you didn't notice two orange and green ponies instead of one on the way back."

Chip(DD knight) 392731

"So how does living on a ship treating you Ms. Sky? Good I hope." I grin at her.

Wf+6 392732

His eyes slowly focus on you. "Yes. Rosemary."

"It's alright. The brig is kind of cold, but Captain Abilio is nice…"

"Felix" [Trickster] 392733

"And that Johnny boy, does he go drinking with you as well?"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392734

"Well, at some point perhaps we can ask the Commodore about moving ourselves out of the brig… though if you want to stay in miss Heart's quarters, I won't stop you, Skylight."

Light Heart [Warlord] 392735

I chuckle
"Light Heart, rather."
I look around the area
"What exactly are you doing, if you don't mind me asking?"

Wf+6 392736

"I had to show up or I'd miss my appointment…"

She frowns. "You won't leave those unicorns, and I want to be with you…"

"Yes… he's getting drinks now…"

Light Heart [Warlord] 392737

"Your appointment? With whom exactly?"

Seekkill [Dark Hunter] 392738

"Seekkill may have slept."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392739

I'll smile a little.
"Then we'll have to see who to talk to to get warmer rooms. Or at least some blankets."

"Felix" [Trickster] 392740

"He's gone for some time now….Are the drinks good here, it's not of that watered down stuff is it?"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392741

I'll nod slightly.
"I think once the adrenaline wore off, most of us did the same. So, did you figure anything out about those odd dice?"

Chip(DD knight) 392742

I raise my eyebrow and scratch my head.
"Looks like the brig will be overflow if this continue."

I then shake my head.
"I heard from your brother you are a guard, what makes you want to come with us?"

Spring Water [Doctor] 392743

"Well… I still think the two of you would make for a great couple."

Wf+6 392744

"You, Rosemary. You wanted me to teach you to perform… to inspire."

He picks a few notes on his eponymous sitar.

"And you told me to meet you here to pick out an instrument."

"I can't remember… but maybe that just means it works."

"Okay. That sounds like a good idea."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392745

Roll my eyes and speak with a slightly agitated tone.
"Guess what, she is straight too. Just my fucking luck I guess."

Light Heart [Warlord] 392746

I raise one of my brows slightly and turn to Rosemary
"Miss Rosemary?"

Seekkill [Dark Hunter] 392747

"They make luck. May be poison."

Chip(DD knight) 392748


"There are new ships so thats more space for all of us."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392749

"… She doesn't sound like that to me. I mean… with the way she acts towards you and all…"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392750

"Luck generally turns out that way regardless, if you have a bad run of it."
"Perhaps miss Light Heart, or Fullmaster Abilio could point us in the right direction. Or I could pester the quartermaster."

Wf+6 392751

She just looks as confused as you are.

"I didn't talk to him…"

He nods slowly. "Not Light Heart… Rosemary."

He points at you.

"My parents abandoned him… so I'm making up for that."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392752

"Despite my arguing that she didn't need to."
I'll rub my beard.
"Not that I don't appreciate it, though."

"Felix" [Trickster] 392753

I chuckle.
"I guess so. What did you before you became a….regular here? Did you work for the brothels or were you a pirate or something?"

Light Heart [Warlord] 392754

"I… don't quite think that is the case, mister Sitar. And please, my name is Light Heart, not Rosemary. When did I ask you this, if I may ask?"

Seekkill [Dark Hunter] 392755

I nod my head.
"Bad luck poison Seekkill once."

"Why ab-an-don him?"
I look at Curry.
"Curry not look bad, or wrong, or weak, or sick."

Wf+6 392756

"Before the dream began? It seems so long ago… we were young men. Some kind of business… I remember the suits and suitcases. We won hearts and minds…"

"Yesterday. You were out shopping and pulled me out of a fountain I was vomiting in…"

You weren't even in port yesterday. He's pretty fucking out of it. How does he even afford this stuff?

"I don't know…"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392757

"I told you, it was a fucking joke. He likes dicks I'm sure of it."
Shake my head slowly.
"Nice going by the way, Spring. Just push me over to someone else to solve your problem."

Chip(DD knight) 392758

I nod and sit next to her.
"You two have a lot of catching up then."

Look at her for a second, then look at Curry, then look back at Skylight.
"Well it is nice meeting you Ms. Skylight, if you have any need of my help, just ask."
Wink at her.

Light Heart [Warlord] 392759

"… Right. Of course."
I chuckle
"Very well then. I'm interested."

"Felix" [Trickster] 392760

"Like politics or something?"

Wf+6 392761

"Nice meeting you, too."

After he leaves, "He was nice."

"Okay… Pick an instrument…"

He gestures vaguely at the shop.

"I think it wasn't legal…"

Spring Water [Doctor] 392762

"What? No! We can just be friends, can't we? I want to help you!"

Light Heart [Warlord] 392763

"Very well."
Head inside.
How much choice do they offer? Mother was always keen on getting me to play an instrument, so I did take some music classes.

Chip(DD knight) 392764

Go and find Topaz.

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392765

"By trying to nudge me towards Tela? Something that didn't work out either?"

Seekkill [Dark Hunter] 392766

I follow you.

"Felix" [Trickster] 392767

I chuckle.
"Even better. A mob or something, like the Komodo Yakuza?" Whisper that last bit. You never know who is listening.

Spring Water [Doctor] 392768

I frown
"I was just commenting on what I was thinking…"

Felfire [Necromancer] 392769

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392770

"Yeah, that the dyke should pester somepony else."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392771

I'll scrunch a little.
"Though I had asked him to tone it down on the flirting."
"I'm not certain either."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392772

I put her down on the ground again
"That's not what I was thinking. I just thought you and Tela- Ah nevermind. If she's not interested either…"

Wf+6 392773

This shop seems to specialize in accordions, but they also have some flutes, cowbells, snare drums, and a saxophone.

There might be more in the back if you ask.

"Huh…? Doesn't ring a bell…"

She's in her quarters.

Awaiting input.

"Oh…? I didn't even realize. The ponies in Autumnsreach are… different."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392774

I huff.
"No, she isn't either…"
Turn around.
"I'll see you around or something…"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392775

"How so?"

[lemon] 392776

I knock on her door.
"Ms. Topaz can I show you something? Its something… quite nice to look at." I called out in a cheerful tone.

Seekkill [Dark Hunter] 392777

If Topaz is the one that controls the pay I ask her if she has any money for me.

"Felix" [Trickster] 392778

And even if he did, he wouldn't say.
"They are some mayor players in Stonebriar last I heard. Doing all sorts of deals, drugs etc..
Pretty impressive, you know. You need to be clever to work in something like that."

Felfire [Necromancer] 392779

Go see if Abilio is done like Al-Jinn suggested.

Wf+6 392780

"Well, half the priests are totally chaste, and the others, well, they're followers of the Laughing One and treat it casually. They're pretty blatant. And the followers of the Honest One? They'll just flat out say they want to bed you. I've heard of some poor, less attractive mares being approached by followers of the Generous One…"

"Come in."

She does. You aren't due anything currently.

"I can't remember the last time I left Reptil…"

Seems he's returned.

Chip(DD knight) 392781

Light Heart [Warlord] 392782

Hmmm… Accordion? That could work.
Approach the shopkeep
"Greetings upon thee, noblest shopkeep. I am interested in purchasing an instrument from this honorable establishment."

Spring Water [Doctor] 392783

I sigh as she leaves
"I'm sorry…"

Chip(DD knight) 392784

Go in.
"Ms. Topaz, have you seen this type of ore?" Produce it from my bag and show it to her.

"Looks quite weird,"

Felfire [Necromancer] 392785

Stand at a reasonable distance, waiting for him to notice or call on me.
If he's in his room, just knock.

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392786

I'll shake my head a little.
"That sounds… a little rough, actually. I take it you've had more encounters with the Honest ones than the Generous?"
I'll realize what I just said.
"Not that there's anything… wrong with it, I just… Never mind. This isn't something I need to know. Sorry."

"Felix" [Trickster] 392787

"And those suitcases? I'd love to hear a story about those."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392788


I shake off Tela somehow and go into the city on my own. I need to find a specific shop.

Sateo [DD monk] 392789

We reptil?

Wf+6 392790


She's a little embarrassed looking, too. "Right…"

He's in his room.


She glances at it hardly a second before returning to her paperwork.

"It's not from this world."

"Came for an accordion? Or one of the others. We're world-famous, you know."

Wf+6 392791

Light Heart [Warlord] 392792

"An accordion does sound quite nice, I must admit. Do tell, what does the price range look like?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392793

"Felix" [Trickster] 392794

Well this is going nowhere. And my drinks aren't showing up either
Flip a coin.
1. Go downstairs
2. Wait for me drink

Roll #1 2 = 2

Felfire [Necromancer] 392795

"I'm ready."
Look at him with a calm, matter-of-factly expression.

Chip(DD knight) 392796

I stare at her blankly.

"…. Aaahhh eerr… what do you mean by that Ms. Topaz?"

Sateo [DD monk] 392797

Alright, I'd like to go down and explore the city. '1d10'

Roll #1 6 = 6

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392798

"Well, I think I've stuck my hoof far enough down my throat for one conversation, so I'll let you get back to helping the Fullmaster. And if you need any help, don't hesitate to ask, alright?"

Wf+6 392799


"One fifty to five fifty, depending on what you're looking for.

You wait a bit, and your drink finally shows up. The old timer's son shows up with their drinks, too.

He opens the door. "…What did I have you working on again?"

"This is not a naturally occurring mineral on this planet."

You explore for a while, successfully. Where do you want to go? Mercantile district? Governing district? Housing? Docks? It doesn't really matter since no one pays attention to the district designations anyway.

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392800

I guess I did find it then.
Walk inside.

"Felix" [Trickster] 392801


Felfire [Necromancer] 392802

This hurts me.
Take out the book on Tartarian and show it to him.
"The dark tongue."
Keep the nonplussed expression up though.

Sateo [DD monk] 392803

Mercantile area, crowded, plenty of heavy pockets.

Light Heart [Warlord] 392804

I take out a doubloon.
"How many of these? I do want quality."

Wf+6 392805

You head into the shop. You bump into a well-kept unicorn stallion that looks like a military officer in your rush to get to the counter.

"Sure thing, Mister Felix."

He frowns a little. "Nothing dark about Tartarus. Full of fire. Didn't pick up on that in the reading? Ah, well. How did it go?"

You spot Lil' Emmy heading into an apothecary.

He does the whole bite on it and weigh on scales routine.

"Three to eleven."

Chip(DD knight) 392806

"Hmmmm…." I examine it.

"I suppose this can fetch a prize in the market if we have little use for it." I play it a little.
"Do you think its magical?" I smiled.

Roll #1 2 = 2

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392807

"Hey, watch it!"

Felfire [Necromancer] 392808

I could have sworn he called it that. Might be mistaken.
"Got it down without problems. Fairly lenghty but interesting."

"Felix" [Trickster] 392809

"Hey Bubbly. If you don't mind me asking, what sort of party is going on downstairs?"

Take a sip from that Eaglecrest stuff. '1d10'

Roll #1 7 = 7

Light Heart [Warlord] 392810

"Good. I can afford that. Please show me some models."

Friesian Cross [Unicorn Soothsayer] 392814

"Whoa there, young lady, no need to yell in such an establishment like this. The goods aren't going to sprout legs and walk off on us."

Sateo [DD monk] 392815

Look down and walk around the officer.

Tela [Spellsword] 392817

Where is Emrille? Did she run away?

Spring Water [Doctor] 392818

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392819

Sort of yes

Wf+6 392820

"Party? It's ALWAYS like this!"

It hits you like a train, but in a good way!

#Weird Accordion
Popularized by Al, this is a standard musical instrument.

3 Doubloons

#Based Accordion
You will be thanking yourself for buying this accordion later, because it gives +1 to Noncombat Inspire.

7 Doubloons

#Beautiful Accordion
This is a very fancy accordion that is extremely well crafted and stately in design and appearance. It can hold up against a lot of wear and tear and still look good. +1 to all Inspire rolls.

11 Doubloons

#Haunted Accordion
This is a pretty spooky accordion. You don't think you'd be able to inspire the living with it, but maybe a different audience would appreciate it.

7 Doubloons

You don't get much out of your examination.

"I doubt it's magical. It's more likely a chunk of meteor."

"How would you characterize Tartarus and its inhabitants?"


Well shit.
Hopefully she doesn't get abducted or something.

Go find me a bar.

Roll #1 10 = 10

"Felix" [Trickster] 392823

"Really? I'll have to come back here soon then."
Hold the pint up.
"That's some good ale btw."

Wf+6 392824

You head off to to the Screwdriver in hopes that you can drown your fears that you won't be able to tuck your little girl in tonight.

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392825

"I'm not yelling, I'm just telling you to get out of my way! I have a lot ot shit to take care of!"

Light Heart [Warlord] 392826

I nod
"I believe the standard kind will do just fine, thank you."

Chip(DD knight) 392827

"Hmmm…. " I frown, a bit disappointed at the ore, I hid it in my bag for the meantime.

"Do you need help?" I look at what Topaz is doing in the meantime.

Felfire [Necromancer] 392828

I could answer this if the book was a real thing.
"Dangerous by all normal reasonings. Yet they can be useful, if needed caution is applied."

Sateo [DD monk] 392829

try to get close to Emrille unnoticed, shouldn't be hard. '1d10+2' I guess my CM applies here, I really didn't think this out..

Roll #1 3 + 2 = 5

Tela [Spellsword] 392830

Oh that little shit will be just fine.
Go find me a seat at the bar and order something good.

Friesian Cross [Unicorn Soothsayer] 392832

"Well, then I should emphasize that you should calm yourself. You'll make a mess of whatever you want to do if you run off after it too fast."

Let's give the little lady some room to maneuver.

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392834

Since I don't have Tela here to stand on her back I guess I just flutter up to the counter.
"I know I don't want to fuck this one up, that's for sure…"

Seekkill [Dark Hunter] 392835

I leave and go looking for Felfire.

Felfire [Necromancer] 392838

On the ship, in Abilio's room.

Friesian Cross [Unicorn Soothsayer] 392839

Let's check out the wares while we're here, but keep an eye on the angry kid in the gun shop. She has to have an interesting story behind her.

Seekkill [Dark Hunter] 392841


Felfire [Necromancer] 392842

Nod at him.

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392846

At some point after Spring and Summer go back to the ship, I suppose Mera and I will take a look around Reptil ourselves. Windowshopping, at the moment.
"So, Mera, what do you think of the place? Seems a lot… busier than Autumnsreach."

Wf+6 392847

"Always the best, hun."

"Sure thing. Always a favorite. Are you a fan of Al's?"

"I think I can handle things… it's quiet here for a change with everyone in port…"

"Fair enough. And now the most important question. Are you ready?"

You don't attract her attention, but can't find a way to get close.

Wf+6 392848

This is actually an apothecary. Hence the reason YOU'RE here.

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392849

Well, who the fuck is in charge of the place?

Light Heart [Warlord] 392850

"I'm afraid I have not heard of him. But yes, it does look quite nice. Thank you."

Felfire [Necromancer] 392851

Nod with determination.
"I have my friends with me. Necromancy has been the one thing that guided me through life. I've studied the books and saw you work. I'm ready."

"Felix" [Trickster] 392852

I see Tela.

"Hey Bubbles, can you be a dear and get her one of these as well?"


So is there anything interesting at all going on in this bar? Or is it filled with antisocial fucks?

Roll #1 7 = 7

Wf+6 392854

There's an elderly pony working there, but he's just kind of blankly watching you and Fresian.

"Of course. Have a nice day."

Quite the opposite. It's loud and packed. In the northwest corner, there are bards–

Oh wait, Tony is calling: >>392852

"Sure. Right away."

Tela [Spellsword] 392855

I smirk and wander over
"Well well, look who it is."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392856

Light Heart [Warlord] 392857

Now, back to the outside.
"I have purchased an accordion."

Chip(DD knight) 392858

I stand there idly.
"Uhhmm… I'll take my leave then Ms. Topaz." Nod to her then head outside then go back to Ms. Nurse Heart and take care of her for a change.

Got to sleep now.

Sateo [DD monk] 392859

what is she doing on her own? and where did the officer go is he still around or looking at me?'1d10'

Roll #1 10 = 10

Felfire [Necromancer] 392860

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392861

Click with my tongue and flap my wings.
"Hello? Anypony home?"

"Felix" [Trickster] 392863

"I needed a drink. Just like you I see.
I already ordered you some of this stuff.
Pretty good, it's supposed to be made by ponies who beat each other almost to death.
You can really taste the tears."
Take another gulp. '1d10'

Roll #1 1 = 1

Friesian Cross [Unicorn Soothsayer] 392864

"Ma'am, everything going alright?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392866

"…Who, me?"

Tela [Spellsword] 392867

"Ponies who beat each other to death? Sounds like my kind of folks. So you got nothing better to do than waste your gold on drinks? Can't say I blame you after that boring shithole Autumnsreach."

Wf+6 392869

"I'm not sure I like how busy it is…"

"That's good… do you know how to play?"

The officer is there. The lil' officer is on the counter.

"Good. Then I can begin your training."

You're skillcapped.

It hits you like a train, but in an awful way. You immediately stumble back off the balcony and fall down a level onto a table below.

Friesian Cross [Unicorn Soothsayer] 392870

"Sorry, miss. The proprietor seems to have dozed off standing, so I was trying to get her attention. Losing your focus in a place like this can lead to quite a bit of hurtin'."

Wf+6 392871

"…Need something?"

Felfire [Necromancer] 392872

No roleplaying this out? Okay…
I will just go to sleep.

Light Heart [Warlord] 392873

"I did take some music classes when I was younger, yes."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392874

"I will be bringing that myself soon if-"

"Of course I need something, what you're thinking I'm here because the nice decor?"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392875

I'll nod.
"It is quite a change from the quiet of the shrine, isn't it…"
I'll steal a glance at Mera.
"So, what do you think of Skylight?"

"Felix" [Trickster] 392878

"Drinks fi-"

I hit the table.
"Oi m8 this shit really hits the spot."
What table am I on.


"Oh fuck…"
Go downstairs and help Tony up
"Just how shitfaced are you already!?"

Roll #1 2 = 2


I fly above the city and try to spot a good place for hunting.

Roll #1 4 = 4

Sateo [DD monk] 392882

Keep an eyes on them and try to steal something from the store when the big officer isn't looking. '1d10'

Roll #1 7 = 7

"Felix" [Trickster] 392885

"Uh…I dunno. You look prettier then I remember btw."

Tela [Spellsword] 392887

"Oh fuck you, you drunk son of a bitch."

Friesian Cross [Unicorn Soothsayer] 392890

If the owner has a moment, let's ask if she has any herbal catalysts available, preferably fresh.

"Felix" [Trickster] 392891

Start laughing.
"Oh sorry. I'll make it up to you with that beer."
Can I get up from this table? '1d10'

Roll #1 2 = 2

Tela [Spellsword] 392896

I smirk.
"Having trouble, are we?"

Wf+6 392897

"Let's start with a traditional accordion song… see if you can follow this…"



"She reminds me of you, a lot… You're more similar than you'd believe, I think."

A smashed one.

The patrons seem unconcerned and keep partying.

The city sprawls on for what seems like endless distances.

This is an apothecary. All the substances are controlled, and therefore behind the counter.

She pulls a potted daisy out from the counter. It's inscribed with runes.

"Herbal catalyst. Cast spells with a flower. Very popular with ladies."

Seems not.

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392899

"It's sort of something private. Not for every-fucking-pony to just hear."

"Felix" [Trickster] 392901

"Well, crap. that table hit me hard."
Get up again.

Roll #1 5 = 5


Oh dear.

Can I keep up with that?

Roll #1 4 = 4

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392904

I'll nod slightly.
"I still find the odds of us being siblings are rather out there. And that we each became priests, of some form or another."
I'll sigh.
"I had hoped she would have taken better to finding out you were more than just a mare, though."


"Come on, you damn idiot."
Pull him up.

Roll #1 2 = 2

Sateo [DD monk] 392907

Well, alright then. walk by the large officer and try to take something off him '1d10'

Roll #1 3 = 3

Friesian Cross [Unicorn Soothsayer] 392908

"Uh, for the moment, I'll leave you two to talk Barnum. I'll look around a bit more, elsewhere."

"Felix" [Trickster] 392910

While she's pulling me up I say
"You know Tela, you're okay, a real straight up gal, I like that."

Wf+6 392911

He frowns a little.

"You missed a lot of beats there… how about this one?"


"Acne problems? I had them at your age…"

It's over. Tony is finished. It would seem it hit him so hard he can't stand. Tela is going to have to help him back to the ship.

You alert Fresian Cross to your attempt to steal from him. >>392908

"What do you mean?"


I keep circling and look for a good spot to hunt at in the future.

Roll #1 2 = 2

Wf+6 392914

This city seems as endless as evil itself.



Roll #1 2 = 2

"Felix" [Trickster] 392916

I'm keeping whatever's left in that pint with me though.

Friesian Cross [Unicorn Soothsayer] 392917

"Now there! That's no way to introduce yourself. You can drop what you got and introduce yourself, and I might just let you cut and run afterwards."


"Yeah yeah, of course I am. I'm not a deceitful cunt like Emmy."

"Well that's just peachy."
Pick him up and drag him back to the ship^. Earth pon stronk.

Roll #1 8 = 8

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392919


"No not fucking acne problems, do I look like I have that shit?"
Lean closer.
"I need a special type of potion."


How about closer to the docks?

Roll #1 6 = 6

Sateo [DD monk] 392922

I act innocent raising up my arms revealing a snake "Sorry, sir, you had this snake on you. I was jus' retrieving it."

Wf+6 392924

He shakes his head. "No… no… you're really killing the vibe. Listen… like this. Try to follow this one:"

>Starts at 1m21s


Nice work. You got him back.

She leans in. "This is a good place to look. We sell potions."

Well… there's plenty of fish in the sea.

Wf+6 392925

Monty hisses.


What about on the land?

Roll #1 6 = 6

"Felix" [Trickster] 392927

While I'm being dragged to the ship, I clutch that half pint with me.
"You should take a taste of this stuff as well, some really good stuff."

Sit down. "Oh phew, that was some weird shit. Thanks, Tela."
Am I getting more sober again? '1d10'

Roll #1 4 = 4


"Yes. Of course."
Do better?

Roll #1 7 = 7

Tela [Spellsword] 392929

"You're lucky I was around. Don't reckon the rest of the bar would have cared about moving you."

Tony [Trickster] 392930

"There's no such thing as "luck".
But yeah, thanks for hauling my ass down here."

Friesian Cross [Unicorn Soothsayer] 392931

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"Well then, I guess I should be thanking you for kindly act. Best be disposing of those little varmints. Once they start breeding, I've seen places drown in them. I'm sure you wouldn't mind if I took care of that, correct?"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392934

"I mean I had hoped she would have been happy, or at least curious to meet a seapony who wasn't like in the stories. Not… what she did."
I'll frown a little.
"Though, I can't really blame her. If I hadn't met you, I'd likely still be thinking like I did for all those years…"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392935

"Even things like… love potions?"

Tela [Spellsword] 392936

"Yeah yeah. No big deal."

Sateo [DD monk] 392939

I back away slowly. "No, I can handle it.." I smile "I be a professional. I know their." I try to 'speak snake' as proof '1d10'

Roll #1 4 = 4

Tony [Trickster] 392941

"So what happened to lil' Emmy?
Both of you seemed so happy to go out in town together."

Wf+6 392943

Small game. Rats.

Drunk as a skunk.

You've got the hang of it.

"There ya go… not really my style, but I owed you for that fountain…"

You start adding "o" to the end of everything. Monty gives you a deadpan look, but unlike Cheese, he doesn't have the higher cognitive levels required to formulate a witty response.

"Sure, sure. Young love, huh? Heh, heh… takin a shine to a colt at school? Alright, I can sympathize."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392944

I facehoof.
"I think I should mention it's a mare. An adult one. Who doesn't like other mares. Complicated enough yet?"

Light Heart [Warlord] 392945

"I must say the accordion sounds quite riveting. A lovely instrument indeed."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392946

Wf+6 392947

She shrugs.

"I don't expect more out of anyone. I'm not upset."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392948

"I still feel I need to apologize, though… You looked hurt by the comment."

Tony [Trickster] 392949

Tela, understandably, walks away.

I get up, still drunk, is there anyone here on board? If Light Heart wants we could timewarp a bit and I'll introduce her to Itztli.

Wf+6 392950

She looks uncomfortable.

"I don't want to get caught up in any sort of pedophilia stuff… Sure there isn't a law against it, but the neighbors will talk…"

"It's all about how you play, babe…"

"It's okay. I've moved past it."

Light Heart [Warlord] 392951

"Yes. Quite right. Now, is there anything more?"

Tony [Trickster] 392953

psst, how about >>392949

Summer Seas [Cleric] 392954

So… I'm assuming I'm still with Spring/Light Heart and Curry?

Light Heart [Warlord] 392955

Eh, next session maybe.

Friesian Cross [Unicorn Soothsayer] 392956

"Very well. I'll let you and your little pest problem boom along. But be wary of the next fellow you try to rescue."

Wf+6 392957

"Whatever, you seem like you got it…"

They all seem to have split up. You're just with Spring now.

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392958

I sigh.
"Listen I'm not a fucking filly, okay? It's age magic and all that crap. Do you think I could do all this if I were a filly? So do you have what I need or not?"

Spring Water [Doctor] 392959

We went back to the fleet actually.

But we can do stuff now that you're here.

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392960

I'll just shake my head a little.
"Even so, miss Mera, that doesn't give us an excuse to be rude."
I suppose during the course of our conversation we'll drift towards the source of the accordion noises.

These wanderings, at least in my case, are after lunch and Spring/Summer go back to the ships. Otherwise I can't leave their sides.

Sateo [DD monk] 392962

"Right then.." get out of the shop and go somewhere crowded.

Light Heart [Warlord] 392963

"Excellent. Thank you for your aid, mister Sitar. I do hope we will meet again soon. I'm sure we could work a few things out together."
I nod at him and leave

Tony [Trickster] 392964

Then I'll go talk to Itztli.
Not that a discordian rabbit of all things would mind if I'm a bit drunk.
"Hey there, Its-…Izl-…Mister bunny."
Bow my head a bit lower then usual, since I can't really control my movement.

Summer Seas [Cleric] 392967

Rolling to sneak away and go back into town

Roll #1 4 = 4


You little shit.

Roll #1 10 = 10


And off to find Smitts I go.

Roll #1 8 = 8

Wf+6 392972

"It can be done."


You head for the music shop.


Thank you based Mother Detection Systems.

Not only are you caught red-hooved, she knows all about your intents to leave.

Looks like he's back at the dock, admiring a dhow, now mired by the others.

Friesian Cross [Unicorn Soothsayer] 392974

Seeing how the little lady and the shopkeep are occupied, what other merchants are there nearby?

Sateo [DD monk] 392976

look for the most crowded place in the market '1d10'

Roll #1 2 = 2

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392977

Unfortunately, whoever was playing that odd music is gone. Oh well. Window shopping time. Unless Mera wants to go back to the ships?

Light Heart [Warlord] 392979

I approach him
"Good day commodore."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392980

"How much? Anything I should know?"

Spring Water [Doctor] 392982

I scrunch angrily


Did my rolls find me any good places where I can hunt the most dangerous game?

Roll #1 3 = 3

Seekkill [Dark Hunter] 392985

Ignore that roll.

Wf+6 392987

Party supplies, food, booze, toys, tin, Tang, birds, sticks, slaves, mysterious eldritch artifacts not meant for pony minds

You're already in a crowd!

She follows you.


"How high quality are you looking for? You just need something subtle? Or something to get 'em into bed once?"

You spot a few alleyways that are worth staking out later in the evening.

Summer Seas [Cleric] 392988

I fold my ears down and stare at the ground.
"Yes momma?…"

Tony [Trickster] 392991

Sit down, more like let myself fall into some sort of sitting position.
"Uh….Icecreamburg?…..Yeah, it's a pretty sweet town. And I didn't even get past the first bar yet."
"I'll check it out further later. Maybe I could learn some more now?"

Sateo [DD monk] 392992

Oh? blend in while I look for anyone with a lot of gold on them, and easy to snatch from. '1d10+2'

Roll #1 8 + 2 = 10

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 392993

Well, let's find some nice flower shops, then. If there are any. '1d10'

Roll #1 6 = 6

Emrille [Gunslinger] 392994

"Something very subtle. Not even she should realize it, just make it happen."


"I see you completed your purchase."
How does the ship look?

Roll #1 2 = 2

Spring Water [Doctor] 392997

Oh no. You are not looking away. Put a hoof under her chin and make her look at me
"What were you thinking of doing there?"

Wf+6 392999


You are a very blendy Diamond Dog. Ready to start looking for marks?

Of course!

The first one you go into had its sign misspelled, because it was a cooking supply store, but you find a real flower shop quickly.

"It will be hard. How long does it need to last?"

You don't know shit about ships. All you make of it is that it has some triangular sails, which is weird.

Friesian Cross [Unicorn Soothsayer] 393000

Let's go to the slave market. Movements of those 'goods' often bring with them hints of how the world at large is moving.

Summer Seas [Cleric] 393001

"I just wanted to go explore the town…"
I shuffle my hooves.

Sateo [DD monk] 393002

Indeed, who looks like easy pickings? '1d10'

Roll #1 9 = 9

Light Heart [Warlord] 393003

That's not true! I know a lot about them!


"Commodore there is something I wished to ask you. I'm certain you know what I'm speaking of."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393005

Excellent. Let's talk to some flowers, and see if they answer back. Or at least react.
"A pity we've nothing to buy anything with, eh, Mera?"

Spring Water [Doctor] 393006

"Alone!? Summer, what did I tell you? This is not a safe place for you at all!"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393007

"For long. As I said, it has to be subtle and not something obvious 'jump-in-your-neck' thing."

Tony [Trickster] 393008

I nod, a bit disappointed.
"Right…you know, there's something I've been wondering. I mean you're not a regular bunny, are you like a draqonequus really?"

Wf+6 393012

Two marks immediately present themselves. One is a noblepony in a carriage. It's drawn by two black-armored guards that are literally cutting down anyone that bothers to get in the way. Whatever passes for a "guard" in this part of town sort of looks the other way. He looks like he's dangerous, but has a lot of money.

You also see a frail old blind diamond dog begging for change on the side of the road. You notice he's actually made a pretty reasonable take. He'd be easy to rob blind with little risk.

They're mostly earth ponies, wing-clipped pegasi, and horn-smashed unicorns. Currently they're bidding for a strapping brown earth pony named Django.

"There are many things I anticipate you to ask me in the near future, so I will attempt to discern which one you mean."

He pauses. "The answer is yes, on probation."

"Maybe we could find some other way to pay…? I could catch fish…"

"This will all be very expensive, I hope you know. I could do it for five hundred."


Light Heart [Warlord] 393015

I raise a brow
"I am not quite sure which answer to which question that was, mister Smitts. Please elaborate."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393017

"I'm afraid any fish in this port might have long ago fled to deeper waters, Mera."
So, nothing from the flowers, then? Do they at least smell nice? '1d10'

Roll #1 1 = 1

Summer Seas [Cleric] 393018

"I know… but I just… I just wanna look around! You don't wanna do that at all… you just want me to stay on your back while you look at what you want to! It's not fair…"


Well, monty, do ya feel up to a little danger?
I try to sneak behind the carriage.

Roll #1 1 = 1

Friesian Cross [Unicorn Soothsayer] 393020

Let's ask one of the staff there where the current batch of slaves came from, and if they know where any prior groups had come from. Where they pirates, prisoners of war, debtors?

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393022

Take out my five doubloons.
"You drive a hard bargain… You sure you don't want to make a discount for a distressed pony like me?"

Wf+6 393023

"Why don't you just give me the question that you want answered and save us both time?"

You take a deep whiff of exotic Sleep Grass.

I wonder what happens. Roll.

You trip and roll out in front of the cart. Monty hisses wildly and goes into stealth.

The guards don't give you a second look before slashing at you and rolling the carriage over you.

Helpless. 3 wounds remaining.

Mostly born into slavery. They have ranches for them out in the Wastes.

Spring Water [Doctor] 393024

I scrunch
"Fine then. You can lead the way. But I'm staying with you, you hear!"

Tony [Trickster] 393025


Widen my eyes.
"Amazing…but nothing's impossible for the Changer. You know that better then me."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393026

Mystery and excitement. '1d10'

Roll #1 5 = 5

Light Heart [Warlord] 393027

I chuckle
"Of course. My apologies. It's about what miss Rosemary said down in the hold. Or rather what she was in the process of saying before she caught herself. I am quite certain you are involved somehow."

Summer Seas [Cleric] 393033

I perk up.
"Really? Oh thank you!"
I give her a hug and excitedly run off the ship.
Adventure time!
Wait for her to get down and don't sprint off, just walk with her in tow, obviously.

Roll #1 1 = 1



Roll #1 7 = 7

Wf+6 393036

"Half price? I'm sorry, but I simply can't do anywhere near that. Maybe a cheaper potion…?"


"That is correct, I was involved. Any further questions?"

You come to with Mera's mouth on top of yours.

She jerks back when your eyes flutter open and then hugs you. "I thought you were dying! I… I don't know how to resuscitate!"

As you happily trot through the red light district, you're suddenly grabbed. Roll.

You roll to your feet. Fortunately for you, it seems they thought you were just a commoner and kept going.


Catch her dammit!

Roll #1 1 = 1

Seekkill [Dark Hunter] 393040

Do I see her run off and get grabbed?

Roll #1 10 = 10

Light Heart [Warlord] 393041

"Yes, what did she mean with 'it soon wont matter anymore' if you don't mind me asking?"

Friesian Cross [Unicorn Soothsayer] 393042

"Thanks for the help." Tip the hat and move off on our way.

Let's see what's going on outside. Perhaps something catches the eye?


Roll #1 5 = 5


Of course they did I look common. maybe I should skip the middle man and just look for a shop that has cards.

Roll #1 1 = 1

Summer Seas [Cleric] 393045


Roll #1 10 = 10

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393046

I'll blink a few more times. Firstly for the mouth to mouth, and secondly for the hugs.
"I… well. I fell asleep, I think. That grass is rather potent."
I'll blush a little, and pat her on the back.
"But I'm rather grateful for the concern… though we probably shouldn't block traffic."

Tony [Trickster] 393047

Scratch my head.
"I suppose I'll sleep off this hangover. Was good talking to you, [Roll to say Itztli right '1d10']. I'll be back later."

Roll #1 9 = 9

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393049

I shake my head.
"No, fuck, I need the best…"
Tap my revolver.
"Though we could work out something… not everything has to be about money, right? Maybe you have somepony you'd like to be removed…"

Tony [Trickster] 393052

That went good. Go over to my bunk in the Eagle's Roost and sleep for a few hours.
As will I.

Wf+6 393055

Fortunately, it looks like you were just picked up by Cloud King, who is there for a photo shoot. He kisses you on the head, has a few pictures taken, then sets you down.

"I fought for your right last term to use the brothels in spite of your age! Don't forget! Vote Cloud King for seat 3!"

You see the whole photo shoot! Cloud King really wants seat 3 again.

You mostly see miserable slave ponies headed to market here. The streets are otherwise crowded with traffic.

You take two steps and are hit over the head with something heavy from behind. Roll to come to.

While everyone's (including yours) attention is focused on Summer, someone grabs YOU from behind and jerks you into a room. You smell something… it smells like… chloroform?

Thud. Roll to come to.

She scrunches. "Come now, I'm a legitimate business owner."

Light Heart [Warlord] 393056



Roll #1 3 = 3


but who would want to hurt, me. I don't even have anything good.

Roll #1 1 = 1

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393060

"Nopony will know. This is a dangerous city…especially for competition, right?"

Seekkill [Dark Hunter] 393061

Do I see Spring get nabbed?

Roll #1 10 = 10

Summer Seas [Cleric] 393063


Roll #1 9 = 9

Wf+6 393064

"I was considering putting you in a position of command. If you think you can handle it. If."

Friesian Cross [Unicorn Soothsayer] 393065

Let's away from the slave pens then. We'll keep an eye on the crowd while I look for some food.


Roll #1 10 = 10

Light Heart [Warlord] 393067

"I see. That would depend on the position, would it not?"

Wf+6 393078

You spot a stand just handing out free samples of your favorite food. How lucky.

"Not a very confident answer."

When you notice Spring is gone, you backtrack and attempt to determine where she disappeared. While you don't see her anywhere, you do pick up an odd scent where you thought you saw her last. Maybe it could be useful to your tracker nose.

Blood gryphon.

You definitely notice she's disappeared. Where could she have gone?

You're out for a very long time. When you finally come to, you're in a cold room on a tile floor. You're missing all your gear, and instead wearing a ridiculous dress.

Someone else is passed out in the corner, leaking blood from their head. At least you still have your magic.

You're unconscious.



I guess I'll roll to see If I can come to eventually.

Roll #1 10 = 10

Summer Seas [Cleric] 393080


Roll #1 6 = 6

Light Heart [Warlord] 393081

"Please. Confidence is not a problem. Misplaced confidence is. How could I answer you with honesty if I do not know what the position is?"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393082

Campfire 393085

I try to follow the scent.

Roll #1 9 = 9

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393086

Spring Water [Doctor] 393087

"… Great."
I rub my head
"Med school all over again…"
Wait… where is Summer!?

Wf+6 393091


She scurries off, keeping her distance a bit.

Your eyes bolt open and immediately adjust to the dark. Something isn't right here. Cold tile floors. Your blood on the walls. Spring is here. You see other prisoners in chains as well. You're wearing some sort of weird plate armor and missing your normal gear, but you hear a familiar hiss in your ear.

Good. Monty stayed in stealth. Time to prove what pirates are made of.

…Oh great. The mare started yelling. That sure is helping your splitting headache.

You run around in a panic, but don't injure yourself.

"My talent doesn't have competition."

It's coming from the east… Entertainment district…

You start yelling in a panic. You just cause voices in the shadows to groan. It's dark here.

Friesian Cross [Unicorn Soothsayer] 393092


Let's grab a quick bite to eat and check out the port. Find a few sailors who know what they are doing and ask them about any news that has come in from the seas.

Seekkill [Dark Hunter] 393093

I swoop down and pick you up.
"Other doctor missing. Do not struggle."
After that I follow the scent to the entertainment district.

Summer Seas [Cleric] 393094

Nononononono… come on… focus Summer.
Find Spring!

Roll #1 9 = 9

Light Heart [Warlord] 393095

I gulp
"Oh no… oh no no no no!"
Do I have chains on? Is there a visible exit? How many others are there?

Spring Water [Doctor] 393096

Hurray, wrong name

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393097

"So you don't need anypony removed? Any business solved? Once a merc always a merc, I could do your dirty work."


"Shut up a second ye lady" I try to get up.
"Where am I Monty?" I whisper to my pet

Roll #1 5 = 5

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393099

I'll get up, and chuckle a little.
"Seems we'll both have something to read up on later. Proper resuscitation techniques."
I'll blush a little and give a small grin.
"Though that wasn't an unpleasant way to wake up, Mera."
Now, let's keep wandering about. Don't suppose we run into any other party members? '1d10'

Roll #1 9 = 9

Light Heart [Warlord] 393100

Wf+6 393101

"I was planning on making you third mate. If you think you can take it."

Light Heart [Warlord] 393102

I nod slowly
"Please… do tell me more."


Spot check roll too, I suppose

Roll #1 7 = 7

Sateo [DD monk] 393124

"Be ye the one who was shouting?"

Wf+6 393126

Unfortunately, Monty doesn't have the same cognitive abilities that Cheese does.

Dark. Cold. Bad. Hiss.

You do slide yourself to your paws.

There are definitely others here in the darkness. You see Sateo, the young pirate from the Basilica prison. You see others writhing about in the shadows. There are moans when you yell.

Seekkill and Summer can be spotted flying about.

You are airborne.

From above, you can see the sprawling pit of hedonism that is the entertainment district. It contains the theaters, the brothels, and coliseums, the performers, the magicians, the swindlers, and more.

There is much talk of the number of ships that have come in today. Far more than any other day ever before. It's odd that so many ships should arrive at once. Could it be a coincidence?

"Good position. You'd have some real, tangible authority. Your own cabin. A domain of your own. Responsibility. And of course, the safety of being in the natural chain of promotions. Ponies usually do not have to think about this kind of offer. But first, I need one last small thing from you. It's a very simple task, but you must be the one to do it. And you must take Miss Rosemary and only Miss Rosemary."

Wf+6 393127

"I have work that can be done, but not for the difference… It's too much."

Light Heart [Warlord] 393128

"Oh? Very well, do elaborate."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393129

I can't imagine Spring would allow that.
"Mera, let's follow those two."
I'll gesture towards Seekkill and Summer, and then keep pace with them on the ground.

Seekkill [Dark Hunter] 393131

I keep following the scent.

Roll #1 5 = 5


"Yes! Have you seen my daughter? Little unicorn filly?"

Wounded? Check on them and heal if needed!

Roll #1 5 + 2 = 7

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393134

"Too much? Don't hold back, just lay it on me. What is it?"

Sateo [DD monk] 393135

"No, I haven't."
what kind of gear do I have besides armor? '1d10'

Roll #1 1 = 1

Friesian Cross [Unicorn Soothsayer] 393138

Ask one of the book keepers running in and out of the management buildings if they know what types of ship and crew have come in. They should be able to tell quite a bit about a ship from its cargo manifests.

Wf+6 393142

"In the mercantile district of the city, there is a seminar for a program called Headthought going on. It's trivial cultist garbage, but I need you to plant some seeds under seat number eighty eight."

He hoofs you a packet. "Make sure you go in through the side entrance. You'll know it by the large fountain. Get out quickly when you're done, and return here."


It has begun to dissipate… you're not sure, but you think it's… perfume. That might be a clue in and of itself.

There are at least twenty ponies in pain. You ease the pain slightly for one of them.

You hear footsteps approaching..

An imitation sword that looks like it'd take less force than your fist to break. And Monty.

All kinds, amazingly. Huge variety. The city hasn't seen such variety in years.

"No, you misunderstand. The job is a small one, so the recompense you'd get would be small, the DIFFERENCE between what you'd earn, what you have, and what you need is too much."

Spring Water [Doctor] 393145

"Very well, mister Smitts."
Dismiss Wark and Skylight back to the fleet, then go on with Rosemary alone.
"Most interesting."

Wf+6 393146

"Will you take the job?"

You wander your way and find the fountain quickly.



Roll #1 4 = 4

Spring Water [Doctor] 393148

Seekkill [Dark Hunter] 393150

"Doctor. Seekkill tracking perfume smell. Where follow smell?"

Friesian Cross [Unicorn Soothsayer] 393151

We'll give the boats a visit. See what they have for trade and if they are looking for a fresh soldier to assist them.

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393152

I sigh.
"Fuck… so no going around the payment, huh?"

Light Heart [Warlord] 393153

"Yes. Do you approve?"

Summer Seas [Cleric] 393154

"H- Huh? Mister Seekkill?! Where are you taking me? My momma w- was taken and I need to find her!"
I try to look out for her or whatever I can do up here…

"H- Huh? What perfume smell?"

Roll #1 3 = 3

Sateo [DD monk] 393156

Does anyone look like they know what is going on? '1d10'

Roll #1 8 = 8

Seekkill [Dark Hunter] 393159

"Perfume smell. Seekkill find it where doctor van-ished. Smell going away. What place has ponies that smell like perfume?"

Wf+6 393162

"I'm sorry. You're asking for quite a bit."

"It would be nice to have a room… I mean… You'd let me stay with you, right?"

The Headthought greeters welcome you and offer you a box for your head. Everyone inside is wearing a box on their head.

The person who just jerked open the door looks like they do. You see the silhouette of an earth pony.

"Rise and shine, ladies. You've got a busy day ahead of you."

You trip and bring yourself to attention.

"You there… you're a lovely looking lady. Why don't we get you into character?"

You don't see her.

Wf+6 393164

The day has passed by so quickly, it's already getting dark, so the darkest ship in the harbor is where you decide to start.

You board, looking for work, and are confronted by a Griffon.

"We are taking on soldiers. Can you fight?"

Light Heart [Warlord] 393168

Then a box we shall wear.
"Of course, Rosemary. I would not want you anywhere but with me in bed."
I chuckle.
Now where is that side entrance?

Spring Water [Doctor] 393170

"Why don't you tell me where my damn daughter is!? And where am I!?"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393171

Can I guess where Seekkill might be headed, judging from his flight direction? Or at least, where a straight line would lead him? '1d10'

Roll #1 10 = 10

Summer Seas [Cleric] 393173

"Ponies that smell like perfume?… I don't know! I just wanna find my momma…"
I try to look over the district. Do I see any places where I think perfume would be?

Roll #1 3 = 3

Sateo [DD monk] 393174

"Aye, where be this place?" can I crave out a basic rune pattern on this fake sword with my claw tips? '1d10'

Roll #1 2 = 2

Friesian Cross [Unicorn Soothsayer] 393176

"I've been a Skirmisher in a variety of mercenary armies and flotillas. With my crossbow, I've helped catawamptiously chew up a bevvy of enemies before they could strike back and weaken whatever forces managed to make their way to battle. I'm also trained in a bit of the alchemical arts, mostly healing, but I can turn them to damage in a jiff. A bonafide soldier, looking for a new contract."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393179

"Fine… so… just stay put, okay? I'll get the rest of the money then."

Wf+6 393180

You pass by the fountain into the Headthought seminar. It's already underway. The chairs are numbered, and there are a hundred, but only the first four rows have ponies in them. 88 is free.

"I can tell you're upset and confused. Most new actresses are. But soon your new career will start, and you won't even remember your daughter."

A few more silhouettes appear at the door.

It would seem not.

"One last requirement. You need to be able to read clocks. Can you read that?"

The hour hand is on the eight. The minute hand is two ticks past the forty.


He's headed down into the entertainment district.

There's… the brothels… the theater… those magic shows… those seem the most likely.

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393184

Go back to the ships then.
Straight to Abilio's cabin.

Wf+6 393185


It's two ticks past the EIGHT.

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393186

Let's hoof it to there, then. Once we get there, I'll try and wave Seekkill down.

Light Heart [Warlord] 393187

Smitts was fairly clear. Take out the package and plant the seeds under seat 88. Then leave quickly.

Spring Water [Doctor] 393188

I growl
"Let me out NOW! I'm a damned doctor, not an actress."

Sateo [DD monk] 393189

I blink confused, do I know generally what that is? '1d10'

Roll #1 9 = 9

Seekkill [Dark Hunter] 393190

"Summer, where go?"

Friesian Cross [Unicorn Soothsayer] 393193

"Of course. People say that all good plans get shot after the battle starts, but having a plan that leads up to that moment is the difference between cashing out, or cashing IN. As a skirmisher, we had to be able to tell time to coordinate our attacks. If we failed to do so, we failed to get back alive. And I'll do everything in my power to do so."

Wf+6 393195

As you exit the the seminar area, you notice Sitar doubled over into the fountain, vomiting heavily.

Rosemary pipes up, "He told us to leave quickly. What if something happens here? We can't just leave him, can we?"

Seems like it's an… acting troupe? With prisoners?

"Certainly. You can do whatever you like… after you drink this."

He approaches and attempts to pour something down your throat. Roll save.

"….So basically avoiding the question? I see you can't read what time it is. Okay. Get out."

Wf+6 393196

You knock and he lets you in.



Shove that fucking bottle down his throat with my telekinesis

Roll #1 8 = 8

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393200

"Hey there. I sort of need money. I can pay you back from my nifty payment once we get to do actual jobs. That sounds good enough? You know I won't cheat you out of it, since we pretty much have to work together for a while now, heh."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393201

Sateo [DD monk] 393203

I wince at seeing this, I look for a sharp rock '1d10'

Roll #1 5 = 5

Light Heart [Warlord] 393204

Well we are outside already, no?
Grab him together with Rosemary and drag him away.

Friesian Cross [Unicorn Soothsayer] 393206

"Of course I can read a clock, I just said as much! When we started, the hour hand was on the eight. The minute hand was two ticks past the forty minute marks. It was 1 tick before the fifty minute mark when I finished!"

Summer Seas [Cleric] 393208

"I don't know… I don't know… I don't know!"
I whimper a bit.
"I just wanna find my momma…"

Seekkill [Dark Hunter] 393212

I fly down and hover above him.
"Currypony. Seekkill tracking perfume smell to doctor, but perfume smell gone. Where find more perfume smell?"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393213

"Perfume smell? Spring's missing? What did the perfume smell like?"
I'll take a sniff of the air. Do I smell anything perfumey? '1d10'

Roll #1 9 = 9

Wf+6 393218

"A lot of ponies claim they can read a clock but don't back it up. Okay. You're in. Though, of course, this all being said, it's now eight 'til the hour."

You frantically run your paws across the floor and finally find a rock, but you cut yourself on it. You have a weapon now, but you take a hit.

Off in the direction of the theaters…

He dazedly remarks as you drag him off, staring at you. "Thank you… Miss…?"

Rosemary chimes in, "Rosemary!"

He smiles and nods slightly before dozing off.

"Fair enough. How much do you need?"

You succeed, and he immediately passes out. The two other silhouettes draw guns and fire at you, unopposed.

You are helpless with three wounds remaining.

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393219

I'll point towards the theater district.
"This way."
Now, let's stay on that trail. '1d10'

Roll #1 4 = 4


Get the hell up!

Roll #1 10 = 10

Seekkill [Dark Hunter] 393225

I fly off to the theaters and try to pick the smell back up.

Roll #1 1 = 1

Sateo [DD monk] 393226

Good enough, try to disarm one of the gun men. '1d10'

Roll #1 7 = 7

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393228

"Let's say, just something small… like ten, or fifteen doubloons?"

Light Heart [Warlord] 393230

Once we are a safe distance away, I set him down on the ground.
"Most peculiar, don't you think, miss Rosemary?"

Wf+6 393231

You crash yourself and Summer straight into the ground, both going helpless.

You get held up by the crowd.

You roll to your feet and dodge a shot.

You close, and shove your sharp stone in his eye. Monty bursts from the dark and wraps around his leg as he fires blindly and misses. More ponies are appearing at the door and loading pistols.

"Sure, no problem."

"Do you kind of have… deja vu…?"

Sitar is passed out now.

Seekkill [Dark Hunter] 393232

Try to stand.

Roll #1 10 = 10

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393233

Well, that means I haven't gotten far from Seekkil and Summer.
Let's pick up Summer, and put her on my back. '1d10'

Roll #1 1 = 1


Try to shut the damn door!

Roll #1 2 = 2

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393235

I grin.
"Fuck yeah!"
I extend a hoof.

Sateo [DD monk] 393239

grab the gun '1d10'

Roll #1 5 = 5

Light Heart [Warlord] 393240

"Yes. Strange, is it not? A bit too strange perhaps."
Try and wake Sitar up.

Friesian Cross [Unicorn Soothsayer] 393241

"I've fought alongside ponies whom I thought were dumber than the armor they were carrying. I can't fault you for being careful. Who should I report to, as the newest vagrant to come up on your fine ship?"

Summer Seas [Cleric] 393247

I gotta keep moving!
Get up!

Roll #1 3 = 3

Wf+6 393256

You get trampled by the crowd trying to make your way over.


You burst, wings wide, into the air.


He hoofs you fifteen doubloons.


A chorus of gunfire consumes you, and you're torn apart by the ensuring hail of lead.

As you slowly lose consciousness, the life slipping from you, you think you hear a tolling in the distance. Does it toll for you?


You wrestle over a gun, but end up getting shot, going helpless, now down to two wounds. Monty leaps and successfully lashes around the throat of another pony.


You shake him awake. Rosemary remarks, "Don't forget to thank him for the lessons, at the music shop!"


"For now? To me. I'm taking command of the Eagle's Roost. The hunk of junk you see over there."

He points a wing to a hunk of junk you see over there.


You can't fight your way through the crowd.




Everything seems to just… fall apart.

The dock alone is busy. Ponies are everywhere. Ships left and right. Most of the menials move into the city immediately and head off for the red light district, but the city is quite large and much to offer. Smitts has already departed, and Abilio is not in his cabin.

There are quite a few ships arriving this morning. It's a good thing you were able to secure a dock to land at all. As you head out toward the city from the port, a pony runs up to you, looking half-mad, "Turn back! You've got to get out now!"

It is nine o'clock in the morning. Everyone is at the docks, except Friesian Cross, who is enjoying a free morning bagel before heading off to the apothecary.

Everyone rolls perception immediately before any other actions.

Summer Seas [Cleric] 393260


Roll #1 6 = 6

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393262


Roll #1 3 = 3



Roll #1 3 = 3

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393264


Roll #1 4 = 4

Friesian Cross [Unicorn Soothsayer] 393265


Roll #1 8 = 8



Roll #1 1 = 1

Seekkill [Dark Hunter] 393268


Roll #1 1 = 1



Roll #1 6 = 6

Wf+6 393275

Your head is pounding. You must have had too much to drink last night.

Nothing seems abnormal about Reptil to you. You've never been here before, and are forming your first opinions.

You have the oddest sense of deja vu… But you have a good feeling about that apothecary… and good luck for job hunting on the wharf!

Other than that, nothing.

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393277

Well, it seems like a shithole.
Let's head to a gun store with Tela anyhow.

Summer Seas [Cleric] 393282

I tug on Spring's leg.
"Can we go walk around momma? Huh?"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393283

"Cluttered-looking place, don't you think, Mera?"

Spring Water [Doctor] 393284

I look at the city in front of me
"… Though I'm not sure how much fun this will be."


I know how to fix a hangover, I fix my myself an herbal remedy for my headache.

Roll #1 2 = 2

Light Heart [Warlord] 393287

"What a lovely city, don't you think miss Rosemary?"

Seekkill [Dark Hunter] 393288

I go looking for a doctor.

Roll #1 1 = 1

Summer Seas [Cleric] 393290

"It might be fun!… There's lots of ponies here!"
I scratch at the ground.
"It kinda reminds me of home…"

Wf+6 393291

She frowns. "It's a little busy for my liking."

You bash your head into the floor of the ship next to Spring water. OUCH.

Objective achieved.

It… didn't go down well.. You vomit.

Wf+6 393293

You take her to the shop. You see a green pony and an earth pony, and behind the counter, a pony wears a vest.


I look surprised
"Uh… Need help?"
Heal him

Roll #1 6 + 2 = 8

Summer Seas [Cleric] 393295

"Mister Seekkill! Are you alright?"
Run over and heal him.

Roll #1 1 + 2 = 3

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393296

Raise an eyebrow.
"What sort of shop is this? Tell me the crap is just decoy and you have actually have worthwhile stuff to sell."

Wf+6 393297

Momma fixes the little burns that Summer causes.

Friesian Cross [Unicorn Soothsayer] 393298

Let's head to the Apothecary. But this feeling, this pounding in my head, why do I remember a little filly?

Light Heart [Warlord] 393299

Well I guess I'll go do whatever it is I did before.

Seekkill [Dark Hunter] 393300

I squawk and recoil.

"Thank you."


Must have been a rough night.. I'll just sit down and try to sleep it off. take an hour or two nap

Roll #1 6 = 6

Summer Seas [Cleric] 393303

I whimper and fold my ears.
"I'm sorry mister Seekkill…"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393306

Pretty much the same here.
"Miss Seas, miss Spring, what do you say to a little shopping?"

Seekkill [Dark Hunter] 393307

"At least not killed."

Spring Water [Doctor] 393308

"I guess that couldn't hurt…"

Wf+6 393309

"I have some stock, I guess it's okay I let ya see it, since ya came with ya momma. Who's gonna complain?"

Mysterious. Barnum may know more. She's great with this kind of stuff.

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393311

"Should we get some of the funds from the temple to purchase anything? Books, lunch, perhaps a nice sun hat for yourself, miss Spring?"

Friesian Cross [Unicorn Soothsayer] 393315

"Ma'am, do you have anything for a splitting headache? And whatever happened to that filly who cam in asking for something 'private'?

How did I recall her name? I don't even remember being in here before.

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393318

Narrow my eyes.
"I'm not a motherfucking kid. It's just age magic. And you won't be treating me like one if you don't want trouble."
Try to intimidate him.

Roll #1 6 = 6

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393319

Summer Seas [Cleric] 393320

"Ooh! Maybe they might have some interesting stores here that sell neat things?"
I hop up on Spring's back and peer around.
Do I see any interesting stores?

Roll #1 5 = 5

Wf+6 393323

"Filly? I haven't had a filly customer in years! Still, I have plenty for a headache. Here. On the house, dear. Just remember me when you need something more potent!"

He scrunches, "Hey, lissen, I'll call you presadent if ya wan, I appreciate yer business."

Not so much so close to the docks. Maybe in the mercantile district? Here there are just general stores…

Wf+6 393325


Seekkill [Dark Hunter] 393326

I follow you all.

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393328

"Right, so how much for the scope for the revolver? And I want quality stuff."

Friesian Cross [Unicorn Soothsayer] 393329

"Thank ye for your kindness."

Let's head to marketplace. Maybe the snack vendor will have more free samples today and that will calm this headache.

Wait, more free samples? When do those stingy vendors give out anything for free?

Light Heart [Warlord] 393567

At some point after we leave for Reptil and I've spoken to Rosemary, I send her out to find and bring me Summer.

I'll be waiting on the deck of the Pillager's fancy, looking out over the sea near the railings.

Summer Seas [Cleric] 393578

"Huh? Miss Light Heart? You wanted to talk to me?"

Light Heart [Warlord] 393585

"Ah, Summer. Excellent to have you here."
I pat the floor next to me.
"Please, do take a seat. Miss Rosemary, leave us."

Summer Seas [Cleric] 393591

I take a seat next to her.
"What did you wanna talk about?… I'm not in trouble, am I?"

Light Heart [Warlord] 393601

"Of course not. Your recent behavior and cooperativeness has been most pleasing, in fact. It just occurred to me that we have not had much chance to speak to one another. A little heart to heart, if you will."
I chuckle
"How are you holding up, Summer? The last few weeks have been quite exciting, especially for a young filly such as yourself."

Summer Seas [Cleric] 393607

I gulp.
"It's scary, miss Light Heart… I just wanna go home…"

Light Heart [Warlord] 393613

"An understandable sentiment."
I gently pat her on the head
"But your presence goes both ways, does it not? You have little reason to be afraid while I am around after all. I did promise to protect you and I am a mare who keeps to her word."

Summer Seas [Cleric] 393615

"But it's still scary…"
I shake my head and try to push the thought out.
"I don't wanna think about it…"

Light Heart [Warlord] 393630

"Are you not happy for this chance at adventure? To be so young, yet seeing so much of what the world has to offer already? Are you not curious then? Do you not wish to spread your wings and explore?"

Summer Seas [Cleric] 393636

I shake my head.
"Not like this…"

Light Heart [Warlord] 393649

"Ah, but you are forgetting that your presence has had a stabilizing effect on some of the crew. Without you, who knows what would have happened in the vault and how many ponies would have died. Does it not feel rewarding, knowing that you saved lives?"

Summer Seas [Cleric] 393678

"But there were so many more I couldn't…"
I sniffle.

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393683

Some other time, some other place. I'll be conversing with my plant while watching the sea.

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393686

I walk out from belowdeck and find a nice and comfy place at the stern, lost in thought.
There I take out the revolver and unload it one bullet at a time just to put them back one at a time once it's empty.

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393688

I'll take a glance at that.
"Something on your mind, Emrille?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393690

I glance up as I notice him even being there, and snark at him before continuing.
"Yeah, why don't you go fuck yourself, that's on my mind."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393694

"It really was an accident."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393696

"Oh you were, I'm sure."
One bullet at a time.

Light Heart [Warlord] 393697

"Yes, unfortunately you cannot save them all. But you are just one pony, should you not be proud and happy that you've saved more than one life?"

Summer Seas [Cleric] 393699

"I… I should be able to save more though!… But I can't…"
I fold down my ears and stare at the ground.

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393700

I'll let out a huff.
"Do you honestly think I would shadow you to ruin your chances with miss Spring, after I said I wouldn't interfere on purpose?"

Light Heart [Warlord] 393701

"You are doing what you can, is that not what matters? Doing your best? Why, I don't think many fillies of your age are quite as heroic as you are. You should not underestimate yourself like that. And you should certainly not discredit your own abilities and achievements."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393702

After loading it again, snap the cylinder back again, and cock the gun.
"Yeah, my 'chances'… good fucking joke."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393703

"I take it it went less than well after we left."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393708

Turn around to face him, gun still in hoof.
"You do realized you ruined fucking everything, right?! Again!"

Summer Seas [Cleric] 393709

I just softly sigh and say no more.

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393712

"By saying hello while you were fondling her?"

Light Heart [Warlord] 393713

I chuckle
"Still not convinced, I take it? There is clearly more that is bothering you, so please, do not hesitate to complain to me. Lighten your heart and tell me about your worries."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393714

"By showing your ugly fucking mug, yes!"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393716

"And I said that was an accident. I was looking for my sister. Though it seems she's usually in Abilio's cabin helping him with something, so that's where I'll go if I need to find her in the future."
I'll give a small snort.
"And if you couldn't recover the mood from a hiccup like that, maybe you aren't as hot as you think you are, Emrille. Especially considering you're in a filly's body."

Summer Seas [Cleric] 393717

"…there's nothing wrong, miss Light Heart. I just wanna go home."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393719

Narrow my eyes at his comment, and raise the gun to aim.
"You are forgetting who you are talking to, seaweed. I don't care if you call that fish friend of yours that you want to fuck sister now, that won't help you. I am really not in the mood for your bullshit."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393721

"I wasn't talking about Mera. I was talking about Skylight. My sister. Who we brought back with us from the vault."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393723

Raise an eyebrow, lower gun for a moment.
"That holy cunt who kept the inquisitor alive and let him get away? Seems like fucking everything up runs in the family then."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393728

"Well, apparently she wasn't a fuck up to my parents, because they kept her."
I'll shake my head.
"Regardless, it's thanks to her miss Seas survived meeting the inquisitor, and the four of us weren't executed on the spot. And she's made some sort of agreement with Light Heart to come along, despite my urging her to stay in Autumnsreach."

Light Heart [Warlord] 393729

"You will one day, I'm sure. For now, you must exercise patience. Now, there is a different matter I wish to discuss with you, if you are interested in helping me with something."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393732

"I'm sure we would have been better off that way. One of you is bad already."

Summer Seas [Cleric] 393733

"Huh?… Helping you with something?"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393734

I'll just frown at Emrille.
"I didn't try to reason her to stay out of consideration for you, Emrille. The spirit in the vault claimed that if she came with me, her life would get worse as mine gets better, and if she stayed, the reverse would be true. Unfortunately her misplaced guilt over my parents' abandonment of me wouldn't let her listen to reason."

Light Heart [Warlord] 393735

"Yes. From what I have gathered, miss Tela seems quite fond of you. Have you spoken to her often yet?"

Summer Seas [Cleric] 393737

"A bit… why are you talking about miss Tela? Does what you want me to do have something to do with her?"

Light Heart [Warlord] 393742

"Yes. What is your opinion on her?"

Summer Seas [Cleric] 393743

"She's… nice."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393744

"Admit it, you enjoy making the life of everypony around you worse."
Lower the gun completely.

Light Heart [Warlord] 393747

"Quite the charmer, is she not?"
I chuckle
"Can you keep a secret, Summer?"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393749

"It's said the path to Tartarus is paved with good intentions. It seems to be holding true in my case, as I intend to improve the situations of those around me."
I'll lie down next to my plant.
"Though it seems I often go quite far afield of those intentions."

Summer Seas [Cleric] 393750

"Yeah… why? What secret are you gonna tell me miss Light Heart?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393752

"I will gladly end your suffering if you ask."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393754

"And then where does that leave miss Seas, or miss Mera? Or my sister? I have too many responsibilities to die, Emrille, but I'm terrible at all of them."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393756

I smirk.
"You could ask fate."
I flip out the cylinder, and empty it, all except for one bullet.

Light Heart [Warlord] 393760

"I believe miss Tela has quite the crush on Emrille, but is fervently denying it because she is unsure how to display her true feelings. Perhaps because they are both mares and she is unwilling to accept that her sexual orientation is different from what she originally thought it was. I have seen it plenty of times in the past before."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393762

"That's the thing, I'm trying to cheat fate Emrille. It's why I'm trying to be friendly with Felfire, and make sure nothing happens to Skylight."
I'll look her in the eye.
"If I can prove fate wrong on their counts, then I can do anything I set my mind to."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393765

I let out a short laugh.
"So far it seemed to me that you are nothing but the little bitch of fate fucked in the ass whenever destiny feels like it."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393767

"Hardly different than you, then. Or anyone else on board. Fate certainly gave miss Spring a better reaming than you could ever hope to give."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393793

Narrow my eyes again and lower my voice.
"What the fuck are you on about now?"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393808

"Her husband dies, leaving her and her daughter alone to run a clinic in a place that hates their very existence. For nearly ten years she suffered in that place, and then what happens to her? The town gets sacked and she and her daughter are kidnapped by pirates. Then, they are both collared with enchanted things that force them to obey the commands of the crew. It's a small miracle they weren't forced to entertain any of the pirates during their trip."
I'll shake my head.
"And then, the mare who wants to help them only does it so that she can bed her. I'm not certain about how long you were planning on staying with her, Emrille, but from what I've seen of you, it wouldn't have been a long engagement."
I'll keep eyes locked.
"Eventually you would wear her down, get her to accept your advances, and then once you've had your fill of her, you'd leave. That is her fate with you, because you cannot commit to anything that doesn't give you monetary gain."
I'll glower a bit.
"Even killing me now for what I've said would net you nothing, aside from a wasted bullet."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393829

Fly up to be on eye level and press the barrel against his forehead.
"It wouldn't be wasted. Killing you would be worth every bullet I have."
Snarl at him.
"Who the fuck are you to judge me, huh? You fucking walking disaster? You don't know shit about me! Is this what you tell her too?"
Nudge the gun forward against his forehead.
"You think your life is worth anything? To anypony? Guess again! You are a nopony! A fucking loser! If she didn't ask me I would have fucking blew your fucking brains out already!"

Sol 393838

"What's wrong with a mare liking another mare?… I don't think there's anything wrong with it. Why is miss Tela, uh… 'unwilling to accept' her crush?"

Light Heart [Warlord] 393858

I chuckle
"Not everypony thinks that way, I'm afraid. Some ponies have difficulties accepting that two ponies of the same gender can fall in love. Perhaps that is why miss Tela is so reluctant to confess her love. Or perhaps she is afraid of rejection. Afraid that miss Emrille will laugh at her and brush her away."

Summer Seas [Cleric] 393864

I scrunch up.
"That's silly."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393867

I'll just keep my eyes on her.
"I tell her nothing because I promised I wouldn't. I honestly don't bring you up if I can help it."
I'll narrow my eyes a little.
"And I know more than you think, or can at least relate. I was left to die in the sea, and then replaced. I know how it feels to not be wanted by your own parents, Emrille. Why do you think I wanted you to accept miss Spring's offer of adoption? I wanted you to have the childhood neither of us did, since you have the chance."

Light Heart [Warlord] 393874

I nod
"Quite. Now, seeing your good relations with miss Tela, I was wondering if you could inquire further about this matter with her. Perhaps even push her in the right direction. Seeing your young age, she may feel less cornered by your implications."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393894

I keep the gun where it is still in the air, and glare at him angril while taking deep breaths, not knowing what to say.

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393906

And I'll just keep staring her down.

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393911

Clench my eyes shut and pull the trigger.

But only after I aimed the barrel to just shoot randomly in the air.

After that I land quickly since those filly wings obviously get tired much faster.

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393923

I'll just stay quiet a bit, and wait for Emrille to either continue yelling at me, or leave.

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393934

I sit down and keep taking deep breath to regain m composure, and speak in a lower voice, not looking at Curry.
"You stupid… motherfucker…"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393942

"So you've said."
I'll settle down and cross my front hooves while looking at Emrille.

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393955

Sit there in silence and take a few more breaths looking away before glaring at him again.

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393967

And I'll match the stare.

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393979

Speak in a low voice, but not a threatening one this time.
"Don't…fucking bring that up, ever."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393986

"Fine. But I can't stop you from bringing it up. If you ever want to talk."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 393991

Let out a huff.
"With you?"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 393997

I'll shrug.
"Why not? You don't have to hold back when talking to me."
I'll give my eyes a half-roll.
"Not that you do anyway, but that's besides the point."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394008

"You'll need to work a lot harder to even have the privilige of me telling you what I had for breakfast. I am not fucking going to speak about.. just… fucking drop it."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 394021

I'll just shrug.
"As you like then. But just remember the offer is open."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394024

"Yeah, sure… now get out of my sight."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 394028

"I was here first."
I'll raise an eyebrow in half-amusement.

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394029

Load a bullet in the revolver.

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 394038

"If you're trying to frighten me, Emrille, it won't work. I'm afraid if neither of us leaves, you'll be forced to suffer my company. Though I assure you, I won't speak unless spoken to, at least so long as we're both up here."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394039

Load the second bullet.

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 394040

I'll just give her a flat look.
"I could just take all of your bullets, you know. Wouldn't even have to get up."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394041

"Really? Want to try? No complaining to anypony that you got hurt. I think you could take… four at best, before you roll over."
Load another one.

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 394042

And then my horn will light up, and I'll take all of her bullets with TK, including the ones she's loaded into the pistol. '1d10'

Roll #1 1 = 1

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 394043

Of course, with that I end up setting the gun off, somehow. Some way.

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394044

By pulling the trigger with your magic, most likely.
Which was aimed at you.
I think you should roll for damage
"What the fuck are you doing?!"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 394045

'1d10' for how bad it goes.

Roll #1 4 = 4

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 394046

Well, that's a leg at least. It'll heal. Eventually.
"Apparently I pulled the wrong thing. I was trying to take the bullets, not pull the trigger."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394047

I just stare at him with open mouth for a second or two.
"Are you really this fucking retarded?"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 394048

"Well, if I hadn't missed, it would have worked. However it seems magic is constantly against me."
I'll glance at the bleeding leg for a bit.
"Still, likely good I was sitting like this. I dare say if I'd been sitting straight, that would have done an outrageous amount of damage to the chest area. What sort of bullets are you packing, anyway?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394049

".357, not that I expect it to say anything to you… seriously, what the fuck were you thinking? What if it killed you? I wouldn't have wasted a doubloon on you, and Spring and Summer would have said I did it!"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 394050

"If I waste time thinking on the what-ifs, Emrille, nothing gets done. And, practically speaking, anything could kill me at any time. What if I choke on my food? What if I fall overboard and drown? What if a giant bird swoops from the sky and decides I look tasty?"
I'll wave it off.
"The fact is it didn't. You don't think I managed to survive fighting twenty years against a hydra without some means of survival, did you?"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 394051

"As for Spring and Summer blaming you, even if I did die, they could easily find the truth from Felfire even if no one wanted to spare the coin."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394052

I put the revolver away with safety on, because can't be sure with this idiot, and stand up, clutching my head with a forehoof.
"No… Seriously, fucking no, I refuse to believe you are this much of an idiot."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 394053

I'll shrug.
"You're free to believe what you like."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394054

"Just… just stay away from me, you ponified calamity."

And then I walk away

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 394055

I'll chuckle a little, and then turn to the plant.
"Well, a bit extreme, but the spot remains ours, I suppose."
I'll glance at the leg wound.
"That did sting quite a bit, though."

Summer Seas [Cleric] 394068

"Do… what? Ask her about her crush on Emrille, you mean, miss Light Heart?"

Light Heart 394069

"Exactly that, Summer. And to encourage her to approach miss Emrille about it."

Summer Seas [Cleric] 394081

"So… you want me to go and try to get her to confess to Emrille about her crush?"

Lorik [Doctor] 394088

"Indeed. After all, if a pony is in love, is it not normal for said pony to pursue it? And, if she is afraid to do so, for those who care about her to encourage said pony?"

Light Heart 394090


Summer Seas [Cleric] 394093

"Yeah… yeah! I should go ask her!"

Light Heart 394099

I smile and pat her on the head gently.
"Good to hear that you agree. Of course, you will need to be somewhat subtle about this."

Summer Seas [Cleric] 394101

"Huh? Why?"

Light Heart 394107

"Because she may feel embarrassed if she knows I asked you to do this. It would be much better if she thinks you sought her out on your own."

Summer Seas [Cleric] 394109

"Oooh… I wouldn't tell her that you asked me to do it! That's just silly."

Light Heart 394117

I chuckle softly
"Good. I was merely making sure you understood."

Light Heart [Warlord] 394271


Emrille [Gunslinger] 394272

What a coincidence, I am right there too, looking slightly upset.

Light Heart [Warlord] 394273

I smile as I see her
"Good day, miss Emrille. You look like there is something troubling you."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394274

I sigh.
"Good day, sure. It's fucking great so far."

Light Heart [Warlord] 394275

I chuckle
"So there is something troubling you. Do you need a listening ear? Or a hug perhaps?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394276

I scrunch and look away.

Light Heart [Warlord] 394277

I raise a brow in mild surprise and sit down.
"You have found a listening ear then. And a hug too of course, if you so require."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394278

Sit down beside her.
"At least I can talk with you openly… you can keep shit to yourself, can't you?"

Light Heart [Warlord] 394279

"Yes, of course. I do care about my associates after all. What is it that is bothering you so much, miss Emrille?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394280

"Where do I start? At nuisances or real bothers?"

Light Heart [Warlord] 394281

"What is bothering you the most exactly? What put you in this sullen mood?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394282

Look away again.
"…Spring Water."

Light Heart [Warlord] 394283

"I see. I assume the two of you had an argument?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394284

Shake my head.
"No, it's not that, it's just… shit, I am really trying everything I can and do everything I can not only to help them, but to change too, like she asked, and what do I get? I'm given the cold shoulder."

Light Heart [Warlord] 394285

"That is quite unfortunate."
I chuckle
"Doctor Spring has asked me the very same thing, to improve myself and become a better pony. Then, all I ask of her is to not cause trouble and stay on the fleet. So far she and her daughter have yet to escape or betray us, so I am very pleased with that agreement."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394286

"Yeah, and all I am asking is any sort of appreciation, apart from saying a half-hearted 'thanks' and then carrying on. I feel like I'm trying for nothing."

Light Heart [Warlord] 394287

"Well, I cannot say I know what goes on in the good doctor's head. Unfortunately I never mastered mind reading spells, as useful as those would have been. I have taken note of her unreceptiveness as well though. I cannot help but wonder what makes her so reluctant to grow closer to others."
I shake my head with a smile
"Still waters run deep, miss Emrille."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394288

I stomp a forehoof.
"Do you know how bad it feels? Like I'm being ignored by her completely… like I don't even matter at all to her…"
I trail away slightly, before stomping angrily.
"So if she doesn't even fucking care what stops me from doing what I want to do? Let the chips fall where they may? "

Light Heart [Warlord] 394289

"I suppose that is for you to decide, miss Emrille. Although it would sadden me to see you give up on her after all the work we have put into this. Then, doctor Spring is not the only fish in the pond."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394290

"I'm not giving up on her…"
I sigh.
"..it just feels like shit."

Light Heart [Warlord] 394291

I chuckle
"You worry too much, miss Emrille. Do not let it get to you quite so easily."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394292

"I can't help it! All I want is a little attention from her! I'm sure she would survive giving me some! Is it so much to ask for?"

Light Heart [Warlord] 394293

"She does seem to focus all her attention on her daughter, yes. An understandable sentiment given the situation, I suppose."
I chuckle
"Not even I have been able to get close to her, despite my attempts."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394294

Kick at the ground with a forehoof.
"Seems like a wasted attempt, really. At least when I shot ponies for money that had an outcome."

Light Heart [Warlord] 394295

"Quite. I suppose miss Rosemary is much easier in that regard. She pays little mind to business, focusing solely on me instead."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394296

Glance at her.
"Rub it in, why won't you."

Light Heart [Warlord] 394311

I chuckle and pick her up from the ground
"I did not mean to sound patronizing, miss Emrille. All I am saying is that there are other mares out there."
I smile, muttering something under my breath
"Like miss Tela."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394313

Can I hear that?

Roll #1 7 = 7

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394316

Seems like saying something stealthily after picking me up to be closer was a bad idea.
"Oh, get fucked by a cannon, really!"

Light Heart [Warlord] 394317

Maybe I wanted you to hear that then.
"Why so?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394318

"Because she isn't into mares either…"

Light Heart [Warlord] 394321

I smile
"I think that is a misconception. Though I can see where you would get the idea from."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394323

"We've been doing jobs together for a good while so I know what she wants, and that's no me, okay? And she's a rough, loose slag anyway…"

Light Heart [Warlord] 394326

"Miss Emrille, I did not get this far in life without being able to weigh the desires of ponies by the way they behave and talk. As I said, I am not a mind reader, but I do possess quite a bit of knowledge on body language. As for her roughness… even the roughest of diamonds can be cut into a masterpiece."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394327

"She could turn into a fucking necklace for all I care then, but that ship has sailed."

Light Heart [Warlord] 394332

"And what if she confessed her love to you tomorrow? Would you be able to say no?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394333

I snort.
"Yeah, right after Celestia crowns me the new Princess."

Light Heart [Warlord] 394335

"You still do not believe what I am saying is right then? When have I misled you, miss Emrille?"

Sateo [DD monk] 394337

here for the booty, did I sleep long enough to fix my head ache?

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394341

"I don't care… I have my eyes on Spring now. If Tela fucking decided to wait until now, then she can go fuck herself."

Light Heart [Warlord] 394343

I chuckle and put her back down.
"I suppose we will just have to see how things go then."
Ready for Reptil again

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394346

"Yeah, sure…"
Same here

Chip(DD kngith) 394397

Here, dont know where I am right now or what happened last time but ready.

Wf+6 394408

You've just arrived in Reptil. Nothing seems suspicious at all.

Alright, It's 9:05AM. Get out and make it happen.

Tony [Trickster] 394411

Perception roll since I haven't rolled yet.

Roll #1 2 = 2


Do-I-notice-world-is-going-wrong roll.

Roll #1 4 = 4

Seekkill [Dark Hunter] 394416

I fly out over the city and look for good hunting grounds for me and whoever wants to come with.

Seekkill [Dark Hunter] 394417


Roll #1 9 = 9

Summer Seas [Cleric] 394418

And then sometime in the past, I go approach Tela.
"Miss Tela?"

Onwards to adventure!
I… do I notice any signs or anything pointing to districts?

Roll #1 10 = 10

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394419

I should buy a scope.

Let's saddle up Tela first.

Sateo [DD monk] 394420

I assume I slept off my headache then? If so I head to the crowded market, looking for easy targets to steal from. '1d10'

Roll #1 6 = 6

Spring Water [Doctor] 394421

Right behind you.

Tela [Spellsword] 394423

I turn to look at her
"Huh? Something wrong, kid?"


Emrille [Gunslinger] 394425

"Giddy up, I don't have all day! To a gun store!"


Time to explore the town then, see what's what.

Roll #1 5 = 5

Chip(DD kngith) 394428


Wake up and see whats happening around me. Where amI? Anything of noteworthy?

Roll #1 7 = 7

Summer Seas [Cleric] 394429

"Um… what's your opinion of miss Emrille, miss Tela?"

Tela [Spellsword] 394431

"Yeah yeah, calm the fuck down or you can just walk yourself."

"Emmy? Hell, we go way back. I saved her ass a few times and stuck around so she didn't get herself killed. We parted ways later."

Wf+6 394432

You wander into the administrative district. A pegasus is here on the steps giving a speech about freedom from oppression and voting for Cloud King for seat 3.

On the ship, inside Nurturing Heart. She's still asleep.

You see a map of down chalked out on the cobble. It gives you the feeling that most people don't pay much attention to the districts, but you get an idea of where the entertainment, shopping, town hall, and red light districts are.

Felfire [Necromancer] 394434

Okay, time to get on deck and go look for…

Light Heart [Warlord] 394435

Government? In Reptil?
"I was unware there was any form of organization at all…"

Summer Seas [Cleric] 394436

"So you two are, um, really good friends?"

"Can we go to the shopping district?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394440

Sit down on her back.
"Hurry up then!"

Chip(DD kngith) 394441

Lightly shake her to wake her up.
"So, hows your training with Doc Peg?" I lightly bite her ear.

Tela [Spellsword] 394444

"Yeah we are. Hey, somepony's gotta be friends with her right? I took that burden."
I laugh

Go to the gunstore.

Spring Water [Doctor] 394446

"Sure we can. Just… watch out okay?"
Kind of stupid without Curry around…

Sateo [DD monk] 394447

>thievery times plz

Tony [Trickster] 394448

Seems like I missed my chance to reinvent myself in front of spring.
Go into the bar again.

Summer Seas [Cleric] 394449

I chuckle too.
"And, um… do you think miss Emrille is pretty, miss Tela?"

We wait for Fidget then.

Tela [Spellsword] 394450

I stare at her

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 394451

Your wait is over. We're going shopping.

Wf+6 394453

He's not in his cabin.

He interrupts his speech and points a hoof.

"A FAIR POINT! Look at the rest of the council! No one is fighting for your freedom but CLOUD KING (for seat three)! You know what I love about freedom? It's just how free freedom really is free. That's why I fight for your freedom to be free so you can be free to exercise your freedom. I've defended that freedom for six terms now, and with the help of your freedom, I will have the power to defend your freedom to make you truly free. Vote Cloud King, seat three."

"Mmm? He didn't want me on deck during the fight…"

Okay you're there.

The most immediately obvious is a blind beggar on the side of the street. He's made a reasonable number of bits, and stealing from him would be a breeze.

You're at Screwdriver… or The Screwdriver. Or whatever this bar is called.

Seekkill [Dark Hunter] 394454

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394455

Raise an eyebrow.
"What sort of shop is this? Tell me the crap is just decoy and you have actually have worthwhile stuff to sell."

Summer Seas [Cleric] 394456

"You know… do you think miss Emrille is pretty?"

So onwards to the shopping district we go!
I set off.

Felfire [Necromancer] 394457

I bet he's with Cloudy.
Go there, and have Fervor spy if he's 'busy' or not.

Chip(DD kngith) 394458

"Fight? What fight?" I raise my eyebrow.

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 394459

And I'm trailing behind.
"So, what are our finances, miss Seas?"

Tony [Trickster] 394460

Damn it. So many ponies…and I really wanted to transform in front of Emrille or something.
Flip a coin.
1.Stay for a drink
2.Do the reinvention thing with one of them then go drinking

Roll #1 2 = 2


Mother vision activate.

Scan for threats.

Roll #1 1 = 1

Summer Seas [Cleric] 394462

I peek into my bag to count.
"Nine and a half doubloons!"

Sateo [DD monk] 394463

swipe that half beggar's gold '1d10'

Roll #1 9 = 9

Light Heart [Warlord] 394464

I chuckle
"I see now. I value freedom above all, so I will certainly vote for you."

Tony [Trickster] 394465

Do that first!
I get out again and look for one of the crew.

Roll #1 3 = 3

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 394466

"It would be best if you don't tell anyone, miss Seas. Saying one or two would be better."

Summer Seas [Cleric] 394467

"Huh? Why's that mister Curry?"

Tela [Spellsword] 394468

I just smirk

"Why the hell would you-"
I frown
"Did Emrille set you up for this? She did, didn't she?"

Wf+6 394469

There are some twisting alleyways that seem suitable.

You split off from Tela and head for the shops.

She taps your head with a hoof. "Have you got brain damage? The fight you ran through to get back to the ships when we left the paladin city."

You spot an area with more town guards. That seems safer to shop in.

He doesn't notice. Poor sod.

He smiles winningly and turns back to the crowd. "Follow this intelligent mare's advice! Vote for freedom! Cloud King, seat three!"

Chip seems to be the only one left on the ships…

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 394470

"Because this likely isn't the safest place to have a decent sum of money. So by saying you have very little, that makes you less of a target, both to thieves and to greedy merchants."

Sateo [DD monk] 394471

How much is that? Enough for some cards and dice?

Wf+6 394472

13 bits… so with a little haggling, perhaps.


How interesting.

Do I spot anyone around from the fleet that I recognize?

Roll #1 5 = 5

Summer Seas [Cleric] 394474

"H- Huh? No miss Tela! I haven't even talked to miss Emrille in a while! Just… I just wanted to know if you found her pretty, that's all!"

The Tela conversation is happening in the past, most likely aboard the ship or something.
I guess I look around now that I'm here.
Find something interesting!

"Oooh… that makes sense."

Roll #1 3 = 3

Sateo [DD monk] 394475

look for a new target, perhaps a cocky stallion or rich lady '1d10'

Roll #1 5 = 5

Spring Water [Doctor] 394476

I point there
"There's guards there… maybe that's where we should go shopping so we don't get robbed."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394477

Tony [Trickster] 394478

Is he in his cabin? Knock on the door.
"Hey Chip? You ready to go out in Raptil?"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 394479

"Perhaps you'd have a better view from up here, miss Seas."
And I'll pick her up and set her on my back.
Do I see them? '1d10'

Roll #1 9 = 9

Felfire [Necromancer] 394480

I know I'm a terrible roleplayer and this is the most boring character and we will do nothing all day, but pls.

Tela [Spellsword] 394481

I narrow my eyes and stare her down for a moment
"You're not lying, are you?"

Summer Seas [Cleric] 394482

I giggle as he lifts me up and puts me on his back.

I back away, cowering under her stare.
"N- No miss Tela! Y- Y- You're scaring me…"

Wf+6 394483

You see a rich looking mare.

Weeping Sitar is playing at a nearby music shop.

Yep. Lot of guards over there. They look legit.

"We got some special stock. Since ya came with yer momma I guess no one can complain to me."

He is busy.

Chip(DD kngith) 394484

I cough.
"Ah yes right. Perhaps I am missing some…. hmmm its kind of fuzzy now that I think about it. Has got to do with me dying three times in a row."

I then stand up and stretch.
"Say I got to go visit Felfire and thank her for bringing me back in this world three times. Can you handle yourself for today little nurse?" I stroke her mane.

Wf+6 394485

He doesn't have a cabin. You find him in the bunkhouse inside his mare nurse.

Tony [Trickster] 394486

Tela [Spellsword] 394487

I wince as she cowers and look away
"Sorry kid. Didn't mean to scare ya."

I grin
"My little girl is growing up so fast."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394488

Narrow my eyes.
"I'm not a motherfucking kid. It's just age magic. And you won't be treating me like one if you don't want trouble."
Try to intimidate him.

Roll #1 4 = 4

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 394489

Well, then, I suppose it can't hurt. Let's head on over.
"Well, then, I suppose over there is where we'll go."

Tony [Trickster] 394490

"Woops. I'm not disturbing, am I?"

Wf+6 394491

She nuzzles your paw.

"Okay… come back and fill me again soon~"

Sateo [DD monk] 394492

Follow the mare, is she with anyone? '1d10'

Roll #1 10 = 10

Felfire [Necromancer] 394493

Wanna try taking a tour in town?

Light Heart [Warlord] 394494

It's been some time since I last saw him.
"Mister Sitar, how pleasant to see you here. How are you faring these days?"

Seekkill [Dark Hunter] 394495

I fly back to the ships and find you.
"Want to hunt?"

Spring Water [Doctor] 394496

I smile and follow him
"Maybe this place isn't so lawless as I've heard then…"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 394497

"Possibly. The goods and services might be more expensive, though."

Summer Seas [Cleric] 394498

I slowly stop cowering as she stops staring.
"It's okay… why are you so angry about it though? I just asked a question…"

"What shop even is that?"

Wf+6 394499

He picks you up, sets you on the counter, and ruffles your mane. "There ya go, you can see better up here, kiddo. Now, how can I help the 'big adult mare' and her mom?"

You wander into the more heavily guarded area. Then you realize that these city guards are more likely privately contracted harem guards. You've wandered directly into the red light district.

If it wouldn't be too disturbing to you.

She looks to be alone… But then, the streets are quite crowded.

"Same vibe as always… are you ready to start…?"

Felfire [Necromancer] 394500

"In here?… Sure."

Summer Seas [Cleric] 394501

The Red Light District?
What do I see around?

Roll #1 10 = 10

Felfire [Necromancer] 394502

I have the shadow of a huge and strong pony at my side, with the soul of a hero watching over me.
They won't get near.

Light Heart [Warlord] 394503

"… Start?"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 394504

And then we'll walk right back out.

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394505

Snark at her.
"I'm going to fucking…urgh.."

"Stop that! I'm not a kid! And I want a scope for my fucking gun!"

Chip(DD kngith) 394506

I get a blanket and cover Nurse Heart.
"Of course I am, but I got to visit FelFire first and thank her. If you want you can come along."

I smile.
"As always."
I then ready myself and find Felfire.

Spring Water [Doctor] 394507

… Yeah okay. Let's not go here and walk back out with Summer as quickly as possible.

I grin sheepishly at him

Tony [Trickster] 394508

"No problem. Get yourself dressed first."
Wait outside and try to get the image out of my mind.

Roll #1 2 = 2

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 394509

"Honest mistake."
There'll be a bit of blush there, but we'll find our way back to the main shopping area.

Tela [Spellsword] 394510

I roll my eyes and turn to look at her again
"You don't even know half of it, kid."

I stick out my tongue at her

Sateo [DD monk] 394511

"Alright, Monty.. I'm going to walk up next to her, and then you snatch her coin purse our of her pocket, and put it in mine" '1d10' to execute this plan.

Roll #1 2 = 2

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394512

"You can stick that tongue you know where, you whore…"

Seekkill [Dark Hunter] 394513

"The city. Seekkill found places."


I fake a gasp and smack her on the head

Roll #1 10 = 10

Chip(DD kngith) 394515

She is already a 'she' thanks to the altar.
I nod then dress myself up before going outside.
"Ready? Lets find Felfire first." Go and do that.

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394516

Surely I can duck under that before she hits me?

Roll #1 6 = 6

Tony [Trickster] 394517

That doesn't make it much better.
"Right, right. Lead the way."
Shake my head again.

Felfire [Necromancer] 394518

"I hope there won't be too many ponies."
On the deck of the Pillanger's Fancy.

Wf+6 394519

You take a look through one of the big glass windows and see naked mares and stallions flaunting their proportions.

If you feel comfortable.

"You wanted me to teach you to play in front of the music shop, Rosemary…"

"Sure thing, tiger. We got some nice scopes for your level."

He looks at Tela. "How much we you looking to spend?"

You head back out.

You step forward a little too quickly and Monty brushes her leg. To be fair, snakes aren't very smart anyway. She turns, and screams,


Panic begins to break out. Stupid mare. He's a python, not a viper.

With a smack on the head that hard, you're feeling like you should probably just play along with 'mommy' for a while. That seriously hurt.

You locate her. She's with Seekkill.

Chip(DD kngith) 394521

I approach her and Seekkill.
"Nice seeing you here, why are you two staying here in the ship? Me and Tony will head there shortly."

Light Heart [Warlord] 394522

I raise a brow
"Light Heart, rather. I don't quite remember me requesting such a thing."
I look at Rosemary questioningly.

Seekkill [Dark Hunter] 394523

I cackle.
"Hopefully not too few. Seekkill carry you or Felfire follow on ground?"

"Hunting. Come with? Remember Felfire rules."

Tony [Trickster] 394524

Go with him.
Nod to both of them.
"Coppers, Seekkill."

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 394525

Right. Well. Let's look for a different sort of "flower" shop, then. Like that one there. '1d10'

Roll #1 3 = 3

Tony [Trickster] 394526

"Hunting?" I cock an eyebrow.

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394527

I lower my ears and rub my head.
"Ouch… that really hurt…"

Felfire [Necromancer] 394528

"Because there are too many ponies."
"… No. Let me do something."

Raise Seekkill's shadow and mount it.

"Ready to go."

Sateo [DD monk] 394529

Shrug and try to take advantage, steal as much as I can in the panic. '1d10'

Roll #1 10 = 10

Tela [Spellsword] 394530

I snicker
"That's what bad fillies deserve, Emmy~"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394531

I frown.
"Can I still get the scope?"

Wf+6 394532

She shrugs.

Sitar remarks, "Yesterday after you pulled me out of the fountain."

You find twelve more bits that have been dropped in the panic and slip out before the guards arrive.

Summer Seas [Cleric] 394533

I just stand there, watching them in… confusion. Among other things.

Chip(DD kngith) 394534

"Oh yes, the hunting trip."
"You mean now."

"Too many? What do you mean?" I scratch my head.

Tela [Spellsword] 394535

"Say please~"

Felfire [Necromancer] 394536

"I mean that the roads are packed. I don't like it."

Light Heart [Warlord] 394537

"… I see."
I keep looking at Rosemary questioningly.

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 394538

Oh we're well away from there. All you've got are memories of that.

Seekkill [Dark Hunter] 394539


"Yes. Hunting."


"Yes. Stay or go? Choose now. Remember: No playing with catch."

Spring Water [Doctor] 394540

We are long gone, silly.
"… Summer?"

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394541

"Can we get it please?"
I look at her with puppy eyes.

Roll #1 4 = 4

Summer Seas [Cleric] 394542


"H- Huh?"
I blush furiously as I hear her.

Roll #1 4 = 4

Tony [Trickster] 394543

"I mean copperwings." Point to Felfire.
"So what you hunting for?"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 394545

"You'd best just forget that until you're older, miss Seas."

Seekkill [Dark Hunter] 394546

"Anything we find."

Tela [Spellsword] 394547

You are a very ugly puppy
"I suppose you could, sweetiepie~"

Felfire [Necromancer] 394548

Grin a bit.

Wf+6 394549

"We just got here…"

He shakes his head and points at Light Heart. "ROSEMARY helped me."

But Seekkill's shadow was closed.

Spring Water [Doctor] 394550

"That… stuff. Just forget about it for now, okay? I'll uh… explain it later."

Chip(DD kngith) 394551

"I see, alrigtht then."
I then think for a moment.
"Say… thanks for your help back there in the paladin city. You revived me three times in a row from three mishaps… thanks to those two healers."

I look at Reptil and then to Seekkill.
"Awww…. " I frown.
"Wait let me think."

Sateo [DD monk] 394552

Alright, 25 bits should get me some cards and dice.. maybe even a tiny sword and hat for cheese? wait for the panic to die down. "Ya, did okay bucko." I smile at Monty.

Felfire [Necromancer] 394553

But how many days have passed?
Raise mine then and climb it.

Summer Seas [Cleric] 394554

Aaand I forgot to respond. Sorry.
"Don't know the half of it? What's so bad about it?"

I just gulp and nod, still blushing furiously.

Light Heart [Warlord] 394555

"Mister Sitar please, my name is Light Heart."
I chuckle
"But what is it that I asked you then?"

Tony [Trickster] 394556

Scratch my head.

Stare at her for a second.
"You mean like romantic hunting or hunting hunting?"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 394557

"So. Let's look for some nice shops."
Let's find some nice shops. '1d10'
But not expensive ones.

Roll #1 7 = 7

Spring Water [Doctor] 394558


Seekkill [Dark Hunter] 394559

>But Seekkill's shadow was closed.
When did that happen?

"Think fast."

"Hunting hunting."

Felfire [Necromancer] 394560

"Like hunting and eating."

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394561

I smile.

Tela [Spellsword] 394562

I look around
"Look, in all honesty, I ain't gonna deny Emrille looks… good. For a mare!"

Tony [Trickster] 394563

Stare again, then grin.
"Well I'm suddenly very glad I'm a Dog. Though I can be something else at times as well."
Reinvent Self (into a stallion) '1d10'

Roll #1 5 = 5

Chip(DD kngith) 394564

"errr… " I scratch my head.

"Say, you need anything? Anything at all?" I look at her and stare at her coppered wings.

"Uuuhhmmm uuhhm… I'll…. go?"

Wf+6 394565


He softly hisses in reply, and winds his way back up your arm.


"To learn how to play and Inspire others…"

You finally settle on Mama Gyöngyi's House of Cheeses.

It's a cheese shop.

>But Seekkill's shadow was closed.
I can't remember if it was killed by the fire aspect or the wall of light. One of those two, though.

You manage a colt.

Summer Seas [Cleric] 394566

"I think she looks pretty too!"
I pause, and shuffle my hooves.
"And, um, uh… how much do you care for miss Emrille, miss Tela?"

Tony [Trickster] 394567

Take a look over myself.
"Well fuck, I'm not the prey now, am I?"

Light Heart [Warlord] 394568

"… I see."
I look at the store
"And I can only assume this means I would need to buy an instrument."
I chuckle
"Very well. I'll humor you on this. I did take some music classes when I was younger after all."
Enter the shop. I end up buying an accordion again, etc. etc.

Chip(DD kngith) 394569

"Holy!" I step back looking at Tony.
"H… how??" I look at himand his flank.


Seekkill [Dark Hunter] 394570

I pick you up and look you over.
"How do that? Seekkill learn?"

Felfire [Necromancer] 394571

"Yeah, just make sure it doesn't happen often. Grogar might say it's your time and don't let you back ever again."
"Would you look at… What the fuck is this? A new fetish?"

Summer Seas [Cleric] 394572

A cheese shop?
"…Why'd we go into a cheese shop, mister Curry?"

Wf+6 394573

It lasts a mere six seconds, then he's back to normal.


Spring Water [Doctor] 394574

"I'd like to know as well…"

Light Heart [Warlord] 394575

Now, should I roll again for the whole teaching thing or can I move on to Smitts?

Tony [Trickster] 394576

Boop him before I get back normal.

"Just something new I learned?"

"Fetish? Nah, just a little transformation."

Seekkill [Dark Hunter] 394577

I drop him.

Felfire [Necromancer] 394578

"Yeah well looks fucked up. Where did you learn it?"

Curry [Male Unicorn Landkeeper] 394580

I'll think for a moment.
"I honestly have no idea. I believe I was still in shock."
So. From the door of the Cheese Shop, can I see any flower shops or herbalists? '1d10'

Roll #1 4 = 4

Emrille [Gunslinger] 394581

So uh.
Did Tela buy me that scope yet?

Tony [Trickster] 394582

"Fucked up? It just went a little wrong.
Reinvent Self (into a teenage dragon) '1d10'

Roll #1 5 = 5

Tela [Spellsword] 394583

I groan
"Like I said, she's an old pal of mine. Been through a lot of shit together."

Sateo [DD monk] 394585

Well, time to go find Tony, he can help pick out cards with