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Aaron frowned.
Mon Aug 31, 2015 13:59

The idea that people came in different sizes, something that he knew objectively had always been true, had only recently come to have any practical implications for his life. Examining the foggy spaces between story and gameplay was not exactly a task he felt well-equipped for at the moment.

"I don't really know you, so I can't comment on that, but we were massively mutated. And you might have been healed by the background radiation. You don't know how long we've been out for. Let me check..."

Aaron went for his Pip-Boy; an almost subconscious action, as he accessed the thing that had, in at least one version of his past, been an extension of his body for the past nine years. It had certainly done more for him than certain other body parts he could think of. Finding it missing came as a double shock - both the idea of it being gone, and the idea that things were much stranger than he had previously thought.

  • "This is NOT my body."Voyd, Mon Aug 31 12:31
    "I am six feet, four inches tall, and of a powerful build. This body is too small, too lean, to be mine. In addition, I was still recovering from an ordeal in my last mission, and I simply feel too... more
    • Aaron frowned. — Tira, Mon Aug 31 13:59
      • "Surely... there is evidence... of who exactly... we are possessing... oh, I am a fool, the console is there." Chakkik started tapping away at the console's keys. "We are in Response Center... more
        • "I guess they don't have the levels of nuclear power necessary to create them in all continuities. They're a form of mutated humans that look kind of like zombies - not that I'd ever use that word... more
          • "My world is a fantasy continuum."Voyd, Mon Aug 31 15:43
            "Our most advanced technology is powered by Mana. Which, in my current form, I cannot sense . I am going to murder whoever is responsible for this. I. Need. A sword. "
            • "Oookay..."Tira, Mon Aug 31 16:17
              Aaron was not used to calming down homicidal maniacs; in fact, he had rather more experience being the homicidal maniac. "Let's calm down and try to think about this logically?" he said. "Killing... more
              • Chakkik stormed over, grabbed Aaron by the wrist, and dragged him out of the RC. "Mana is an ever-present force in my home continuum. I am in truth a Mana Monster, but I have been forced by... more
                • They were both ghouls of similar size, and he thought it likely he could break away, but he was loath to leave his new acquaintance alone. "That seems like a really bad idea. What if they're the only ... more
                  • "Rectification, then bloodshed."Voyd, Mon Aug 31 23:30
                    "I am aware of my insanity. I also am not particularly concerned. Results are results."
                    • On the one hand, he didn't like the idea of killing someone just because of what could easily have been an honest mistake. On the other, he wasn't exactly unsympathetic to Chakkik's perspective. He... more
                      • "My name is Chakkik, of the Department of Mary Sues. My Response Center is 512, and..." A look of dawning comprehension spread on Chakkik's face. "Oh... Hammers of Gnome, I have to find my partner.... more
                        • ((That's fine!))Tira, Fri Sep 4 15:08
                          "Natasha Markova, DMS as well. I suppose we're neighbors, if that even means anything in this place." Natasha held out her hand to shake, removing it from the holster of her gun. "So if we're going... more
                          • Chakkik breezed past Natasha...Voyd, Fri Sep 4 21:02
                            ... ignoring the outstretched hand. " Doooon Giovaaaaaaanniiii, a cenar teeee-ECK. Ergh, this body is clearly not trained in opera. Are either of you familiar with Mozart's 'Don Giovsnni'?"
                            • Natasha shook her head.Tira, Sat Sep 5 00:42
                              "Nah, I'm more of a Van Halen kinda girl, and Aaron here sticks with stuff from the Fifties." "It's nostalgic," Aaron replied rather defensively. "It reminds me of..." He broke off suddenly, and... more
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