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"You don't know?"
Mon Sep 7, 2015 02:17

Kat gave him a look of thinly disguised horror, which didn't communicate over-well on her current face shape. "Pokémon. A Luxray is a fully evolved electric-type that favors physical attack, rather than special. I personally don't think the mechanics did them any favors, but I do love them anyway. ...I love a lot of Pokémon. That same mission, my partner was a Mudkip, y'know? They were memetic for a while, these little blue... mud fish things. Adorable. Surprisingly tanky when you train them right. But, y'know, my partner, he's this great six foot some lankybones what's good with a sword, so seeing him as a bitty bitty Mudkip was basically the best thing about that mission." She heaved a huge and theatrical sigh-- it didn't seem like she'd paused for breath at all during the stream-of-consciousness.

"...what if they're not in our bodies?" she wondered, a moment later, distracted next by that idea.

  • "That's true.doctorlit, Sun Sep 6 10:32
    Like I said, it's almost like author wraiths, except wraiths don't start out in a body. And they don't make the old personality move out, I don't think." He looked down, but then quickly back up. "I... more
    • "You don't know?" — Makari, Mon Sep 7 02:17
      • Doc listened with rising confusion.doctorlit, Mon Sep 7 09:43
        "Ah. Well. I had heard of Pokémon, just not this one. My partner does the video games. I do the books." At Katrina's last remark, he paused and gave her a hard stare. "Where else would they be? I... more
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