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The Marquis felt, perhaps, not entirely in control.
Thu Sep 3, 2015 10:17

Not that he would let on in any way.

"Yes ma'am."

Er, better try that again.

"I mean, I temporarily accede to your wishes in the interests of solving this problem." The Marquis attempted to yank himself away, but forgot how much he was outmatched, and ended up doing a rather awkward back-and-forth shoulder waggle that nobody from his department was ever going to hear about. "Might you unhand me, perhaps?"

Slowly, the agent relinquished her hold, every nerve still openly on alert for misbehavior.

"I am one of the Flowers," he said with as much dignity as he could put into his pint-sized form. "Never mind which one!" he snapped as her mouth was about to open in a query. Cheeks slightly heating up (and wasn't that a curious sensation), he continued, "There has obviously been a mishap. I was in my office during a meeting when I experienced a loss of consciousness and woke up here, in this unwieldy and stunted...darling... child," he quickly amended at the look on her face. "Perhaps you would accompany me out of your response center and we can attempt to resolve this difficulty?"

((Okay, so I think we're both up for an encounter with other agents...Nesh, whom do you want to join? Also, I know very well that trying to keep the Marquis' identity a secret is an exercise in futility. Even the Marquis knows it. But that won't stop him from trying!))

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    • The Marquis felt, perhaps, not entirely in control. — Araeph, Thu Sep 3 10:17
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