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SeaTurtle
Gaspard sighed.
Mon Jun 1, 2015 12:53
69.158.173.112

"Take a seat," he said, sweeping an arm towards the empty barstools to his right. "Just one thing though. This place? Y'know, HQ? It's a melting pot of timelines. What's true for one agent's future from my perspective isn't true from theirs. A lot of other people were with me when the 'visitors' came. Why don't you ask them? I'm only important in one of the zillion timelines that originate from that moment.

"But if you're here because I'm the only one who knows... well, then you have to understand why this must be kept a secret. I must make sure the chessboard is ready: place my pieces and whatnot before my opponent. I can't risk contaminating my timeline with external influence. I can't let the Toffee Tree or the Antigravity Apple mess with what I've managed to put together."

Harris rubbed his head. "You lost me at the perspective thing. Do you always think like this?"

  • The man gave Gaspard a curt nod.PoorCynic, Mon Jun 1 09:18
    "Liese Aulvenic, Department of Temporal Offenses. The Historical Inaccuracies Division, to be precise." He glanced over at his companions. "This is Dona Carruthers—” The stocky woman with the tusks... more
    • Gaspard sighed. — SeaTurtle, Mon Jun 1 12:53
      • Liese shakes his head.PoorCynic, Mon Jun 1 14:43
        "Just the fact that you compared this to a chess game shows how little you actually understand," he said. "You cannot—” "What my dickish Jedi friend means is that this sort of alternate timeline... more
        • "I can't do that."SeaTurtle, Mon Jun 1 16:53
          "Sorry." Gaspard folded his arms on the counter. "See, this is exactly the thing that I was warned of. The... 'bad future' happens specifically because someone reported the visitors to the Flowers.... more
          • Deegee arched one of her eyebrows.PoorCynic, Tue Jun 2 16:04
            "What makes you think the Flowers don't already know?" she asked. "I mean, in a general sense. We didn't exactly come down here for a pint and a bit of chatter with you and, ah, your lucky ladies man ... more
            • "Well, that fills me with hope."SeaTurtle, Tue Jun 2 22:26
              "And dread. Mostly dread." Gaspard drummed his fingers on the table. "All right. To heck with this. I need help anyways." He looked at Harris, who shrugged. "Right. So, from the top. The visitors... more
              • Deegee grimaced.PoorCynic, Wed Jun 3 17:59
                "The Sundering. Great. Always good for a laugh, that is." Liese stroked his pointed grey beard. "It sounds like the Paladins could have come from either DF-109C or 109D. Or possibly some new... more
                • "Neither, sir," replied Gaspard.SeaTurtle, Wed Jun 3 22:04
                  Harris leaned past his colleague to look at Liese. "I feel obligated to add that in the DTOM timeline there were organized Mary Sue invasions of HQ. Maybe they're your third group? Like, reappearing... more
                  • "No, it was the Sues," Liese replied.PoorCynic, Thu Jun 4 13:22
                    "I am speaking of a third faction within the PPC itself, fighting against both the Loyalists and the Efficient. This Centurion is tied to it. This is not a constant development across all timelines;... more
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