"Levels of technology are relative."
Sun Apr 19, 2015 19:52

"But it appears our technology is more advanced than yours." She looks around, "Have the people here even discovered space travel?"

  • "It's a computer!"Voyd, Sun Apr 19 19:47
    "I'm guessing you're from a very high-tech world."
    • "Levels of technology are relative." — [EvilAI]UBEROverlord, Sun Apr 19 19:52
      • Gabby looked somewhat sheepish. "Some agents are from worlds with a lot of space travel, Chak and me just aren't."
        • "Just the moon?"[EvilAI]UBEROverlord, Sun Apr 19 20:16
          "There is nothing quite like it." She paused for a second, a bit of pride crept into her voice. "I even managed the Kessel Run in 15 parsecs." She shrugs, "Sure it isn't the best, I once ran it... more
          • Rina looked around.Iximaz, Sun Apr 19 20:30
            "Okay, I just have to point this out. How do you manage to make a run like that in any number of parsecs unless you took a shortcut? Parsecs measure distance, not time."
            • "I did"[EvilAI]UBEROverlord, Sun Apr 19 20:43
              She says nonchalantly, "I skirted the Maw Cluster. As I said, and Astro Droid I had with me at the time suggested I could cut the cluster closer, but I did not want to push my luck." She shrugged,... more
              • "Wait a second, the Maw Cluster?"Iximaz, Sun Apr 19 20:51
                Rina's eyes went huge. "As in, the cluster of black holes near Kessel? And you went right up to them?" She looked rather impressed. "That must have taken some serious piloting skills to not get... more
                • "You've heard of it?"[EvilAI]UBEROverlord, Sun Apr 19 21:00
                  She smiled, this was definitely the right identity to use. "It wasn't easy, but when you have bounty hunters after you, you take some risks." She chuckles, "I really did not want to get brought... more
                  • "Only in passing, but yeah."Iximaz, Sun Apr 19 21:09
                    "I'm guessing you're from the Star Wars universe then? Wait, hold that thought." Rina dug into her pocket, looking for the device that would maybe help confirm her guess and help the woman realize... more
                    • "What exactly is that thing?"[EvilAI]UBEROverlord, Sun Apr 19 21:15
                      Bria asked, looking at the device. She paused. "Does that thing know your name? How does it do that?" Subconsciously she began to tense up. This could be bad. ((Sorry about the tense. Fell into my... more
                      • "It's a C-CAD."Iximaz, Sun Apr 19 21:20
                        "Stands for Combined Content Analysis Device. As for how it knows names and stuff, I'm not really sure." Rina shrugged. "Never really wondered until now, actually. I had a bit of an accident a while... more
                        • "And why is that?"[EvilAI]UBEROverlord, Sun Apr 19 21:25
                          Here demeanor had shifted. A slight coldness had crept into her voice. "I am most definitely human." ((Blasted misreading my own handwriting. Its supposed to be Dromund Kaas. Not Dromand. Quick hide... more
                          • Gabby turned her excitement on Cipher-7.Voyd, Sun Apr 19 21:41
                            "Are you a spy? That sounds awesome! Spies get to sleep with swimsuit models!" Chakkik looked curiously at his partner. "I think that James Bond is not what Star Wars spies bear resemblance to."
                            • "A Spy?"[EvilAI]UBEROverlord, Sun Apr 19 21:47
                              She looked indignant. "I have no idea what you are talking about." The metaphoric gears turned in her head. Had SIS developed a new toy? Was the 'hobgoblin' some kind of Jedi? "I am a simple... more
                              • Chakkik spoke to Cipher. " you will not find enemies here. The CAD tells who you really are, and what your role was in your story. For instance..." Chakkik retrieved his own CAD, directed it on... more
                              • "If you think the device is broken..."Iximaz, Sun Apr 19 21:54
                                "...I could take a peek into your mind to confirm your story," Rina offered, though her mouth was dry. Not only did it look like this Cipher-7 was, in fact, a spy, she was still unsure about her... more
                                • "A peek in my mind?"[EvilAI]UBEROverlord, Sun Apr 19 22:05
                                  Cipher-7 dropped her accent and reverted to her native Dromund Kaas accent. "So you are some kind of Jedi then." She looked around. "So this is really a Republic SIS base then. Well you will get... more
                                  • "Mind reading does not mean Jedi."Voyd, Sun Apr 19 22:11
                                    Gabby nodded at her partner's words. "A lot of universes have psychics. Also, what's an Imperial?" "Typically, the word 'imperial' means 'of or pertaining to an empire,' but-" "I was asking the sexy... more
                                    • "You won't get anything from me."[EvilAI]UBEROverlord, Sun Apr 19 22:21
                                      How could this particular SIS group have caught her, she wondered. The ruse was just too simplistic. She should have been able to see right through it. "And flattery will get you nothing." ((At this... more
                                      • Chakkik sighed.Voyd, Sun Apr 19 22:32
                                        "Comrades, I am afraid we cannot convince her of the truth. I am going to ignore our new friend. I suggest all of you do the same." With that, he sat down on the grass. "Unless you would care to join ... more
                                    • Er, pretend I said Republic. (nm)Voyd, Sun Apr 19 22:17
                                  • Meryem tapped Cipher-7's shoulder.SeaTurtle, Sun Apr 19 22:10
                                    "Do you want to walk with me? I don't know who you are or where you come from but I think that you have the wrong idea about this place. I'm part of the law enforcement here so... please let me help... more
                                    • "Can I come with?"Voyd, Sun Apr 19 22:20
                                      Gabby jumped up. "I had no idea what all those funny words meant. Jedi, or Coruscant, or Kessel. I wanna learn things about the spy lady!"
                                      • Rina grabbed Gabby's sleeve.Iximaz, Sun Apr 19 22:27
                                        "It might be better if you didn't. I can expla that stuff if you want later." She looked Cipher-7 in the eye. "I'm not a Jedi. I'm a Time Lord, and my species has some minor telepathic abilities.... more
                                        • "So you say."[EvilAI]UBEROverlord, Sun Apr 19 22:31
                                          Telepathic Near-Humans, Cipher-7 wondered why the Empire had not heard of these 'Time-Lords', but then again maybe the Sith had, and were keeping it secret just for the heck of it. This only served... more
                                          • "Look, what do you need me to do?"Iximaz, Sun Apr 19 22:44
                                            Rina was getting fed up. "Since I doubt there's anything I can say to convince you, after all. Words don't mean anything if you can't back them up. Though if you want to do things the easy way, I can ... more
                                            • "I'll thank you to stay out of my head."[EvilAI]UBEROverlord, Sun Apr 19 22:53
                                              The mere thought of it enraged her. "I think I will see if this Internal Affairs person can enlighten me. Then perhaps I will come back to you."
                                              • Cipher-7 Returned to the rest of the group[EvilAI]UBEROverlord, Sun Apr 19 23:14
                                                "Lets say for a second I do believe you. And you do realize how absurd this all sounds right?" She asked rhetorically. "What happens next?"
                                                • "Well..."Iximaz, Mon Apr 20 05:41
                                                  "If you don't mind, I can share some of my memories with you. You know, show you what this place is like, what we do. It would be a one-way connection if you don't want me headbutting you, but it... more
                                                  • "I do mind."[EvilAI]UBEROverlord, Mon Apr 20 14:24
                                                    She said. "I do not like people going into my mind. I will figure this out on my own."
                                                    • "Suit yourself."Iximaz, Mon Apr 20 15:44
                                                      And with that, Rina turned away to continue talking to Zeb.
                                      • Cipher-7 looked around. Her choices seemed less than ideal.[EvilAI]UBEROverlord, Sun Apr 19 22:23
                                        But if the one woman who could read minds was a Jedi, she thought she would have a better chance to escape from this so-called law enforcement official and the childlike woman. "Fine. I'll come with... more
                                        • Meryem looked at Gabby.SeaTurtle, Sun Apr 19 22:42
                                          "I think you'd better say here," she said, rubbing the back of her head. "I'd rather have a one-on-one with this lady here." With that, Meryem started walking along the beaten dirt path, Cipher-7 in... more
                                          • Cipher-7 thought about it as she walked.[EvilAI]UBEROverlord, Sun Apr 19 22:49
                                            "Alright. First what planet are we on." She figured that was as good a place to start on questions. "And you said Internal Affairs?" She scoffed. "Did the Senate actually authorize something?... more
                                            • Meryem nodded patiently.SeaTurtle, Sun Apr 19 22:59
                                              "Like I said, HQ is located in the space between dimensions. Our scientists down at the Department of Sufficiently Advanced Technology say that this particular area-- this 'planet' if you will--... more
                                              • "Giant Sentient Flowers?"[EvilAI]UBEROverlord, Sun Apr 19 23:05
                                                She scoffed at the thought. "Either Republic SIS has gone crazy, or you actually aren't them. Maybe one of the others will have more answers." She returned to where the other people had congregated.... more
                                                • "Ah, welcome back."Voyd, Sun Apr 19 23:16
                                                  Chakkik's face was unreadable. "Would you be so kind as to help me shut my partner up? After she talked to you, she decided to incessantly yammer about the incredible sex life that comes with... more
                                                  • "Not sure what you want me to do"[EvilAI]UBEROverlord, Sun Apr 19 23:22
                                                    Strangely enough, even with her dislike of most non-humans, the hobgoblin actually put her a bit more at ease. Cipher-7 had infiltrated at least a half-dozen SIS outposts, and that personality was... more
                                                    • "What's an SIS?"Voyd, Sun Apr 19 23:36
                                                      "Is it some kinda school club?" Chakkik mouthed "thank you" in Cipher's direction.
                                                      • "That would be an insult to the school."[EvilAI]UBEROverlord, Sun Apr 19 23:44
                                                        Cipher-7 laughed a bit. She certainly thought they were some kind of school club, after all they were not very good at their job. "SIS stands for Strategic Information Services. They are an... more
                                                        • "What are the odds? Gabby does exactly that on our missions." He thought for a moment. "Except at the end of our last one. Does your home continuum have giant fire-breathing beasts? We provoked our... more
                                                          • "I have never encountered any."[EvilAI]UBEROverlord, Mon Apr 20 00:05
                                                            "But there was an old record I found on one of my missions." She thought back, "It was about 1000 years before my time, there was a Jedi named Willm Lywin. He belonged to a very old race of creatures ... more
                                                            • "Our target was a dragon that could transform into a human shape. He led him to an actual dragon that could likely swallow a skyscraper whole. The fake Smaug stared into the mouth of Hell."
                                                              • "Smaug?"[EvilAI]UBEROverlord, Mon Apr 20 00:18
                                                                Cipher-7 looked a bit puzzled. "Who or what is this Smaug you speak of?"
                                        • "Yay! So, have you ever slept with anyone really sexy?" Genuine curiosity and excitement ws rather obvious. "I want to rub it in Chak's face if you have, because spies totally get the lookers!"
                                          • Cipher-7 was taken a bit aback by the question[EvilAI]UBEROverlord, Sun Apr 19 22:44
                                            She thought that this was either the strangest interrogation she had ever taken part in, or perhaps this really was not a Republic Base. Even if it was an interrogation, she planned on turning the... more
                                            • That satisfied Gabby.Voyd, Sun Apr 19 22:51
                                              She ran back to her partner. "I was right, spies do get around!" Chakkik seemed more annoyed than anything else. "I do not know how mammals reproduce, nor do I find any of them appealing. I did not... more
                • Gabby leapt up to Rina, her irises turning into star shapes. "You've seen Star Wars!? Is it really that awesome? Also, you're really pretty!"
                  • "Yeah, I've seen the movies a few times."Iximaz, Sun Apr 19 21:01
                    "Not anywhere well-versed enough to do missions there, so I guess you could say I'm a casual fan, but it is really good." Rina tugged nervously on her ponytail. "And, um, thanks."
          • "...huh?"Voyd, Sun Apr 19 20:22
            "I didn't know what any of those words meant. Maybe if I saw Star Wars, I'd get it." ((She probably still wouldn't get it then. Full disclosure: Gabby's kinda dumb.))
            • Bria laughs,[EvilAI]UBEROverlord, Sun Apr 19 20:32
              "The Kessel Run is an important shipping lane. Problem is, it goes cluster of black holes. The minimum safe distance is generally 18 parsecs, but a few pioneering captain," she said pointing to... more
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