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"Time out."
Sun Nov 1, 2015 04:00

In the manner of smart quipster heroes everywhere, Tessa's one liner only came after she'd fired her freeze ray. Minty was going to be stuck there for about ten minutes, assuming the molecular stability held up; if it didn't, well, it was probably because said artifact of weird science had previously been a hairdryer and bits of Christmas tree lights.

Tessa folded it up and put it back in the Clutchbag of Terror where it belonged. "Sorry about her, she's a bit... yeah." The Spectre of Friedmanist Economic Structures shrugged apologetically and skulled the rest of her JD and Coke. "You're not hurt, are you -- oh, Christ. Jo!"

Jo looked up, finally daring to remove her head from her hands. She looked over at Alleb, whose fingers were wrong, and she marched over, shoving the time-frozen Minty out of the way with a crash. "Put your hand on the table. It'll hurt, but I can fix it. Better than new, actually. Minty's a bit touchy sometimes, especially with a drink in her, and, well, bricks are a bit like that bollocks bollocks bollocks you didn't hear that."

  • Training kicked in. Alleb, Sat Oct 31 18:29
    Perhaps already having her teeth gritted helped, and Alleb managed not to scream. That didn't mean she wasn't hurt: on the scale of injuries she had received during her time as a Knight of Alleble,... more
    • "Time out." — Scapegrace, Sun Nov 1 04:00
      • "Thank you."Alleb, Sun Nov 1 16:47
        With a wince and a barely suppressed groan, Alleb laid her crooked hand on the tabletop. Thankfully, the debacle hadn't attracted too much notice, although Minty's still form was starting to draw... more
        • "... Probably?"Scapegrace, Sun Nov 1 18:03
          Tessa shrugged. "Eh, I've been meaning to test this on something other than a car jack, but none of those melted or burst into flames since the most recent firmware update so she'll probably be... more
          • ...and her threshold had nearly been passed by the injury to begin with. As such, she howled like every wolvin in Yewland was after her. "GREAT GALLOPING MOONRASCALS!!" she shrieked. This was like... more
            • "Magic," she said, as if it explained anything. "Well, um, the only magic is stuff I'm not using, I just bartered away some food and beer for healing and used a lock of hair for warding courtesy of a ... more
              • Alleb bent her wrist carefully.Alleb, Sun Nov 1 20:06
                It didn't feel any different, but murin steel didn't feel much different from regular steel. She lowered her hand and looked straight into Jo's eyes; it felt a little odd, since Jo was looking over... more
    • Unnoticed by anyone but poor Hoid...Alleb, Sat Oct 31 20:55
      ...Michael ducked out of the bar, straightening his cloak and helmet. " Thank goodness Alleb distracted her! " he thought as he fled towards the stage. " I'll make it up to her somehow. " -Alleb
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