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"... Probably?"
Sun Nov 1, 2015 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 fine."

Jo, meanwhile, had plucked a few of Minty's hairs from out of her unresisting head and was braiding them into a circle. She mumbled something in Latin, mumbled something completely different in Chichewa, and produced an enormous hatpin with ostrich feathers stuck to the top with blutack. "Yeah, I've had to bring out the big guns for an injury like that. This is really gonna hurt."

And with that, she promptly nailed Alleb's hand to the table with the hatpin and started chanting, grabbing what was left of Tessa's pint and pouring it over the wound as it bled. She then grabbed the pin with both hands and heaved it out of the countertop, spat in the wound, and upended a bowl of communal bar snacks on top.

Before the eyes of the onlookers, and there were a few, Minty's body always being able to draw a crows, the knight's hand snapped, crackled, and popped back into place. One by one, the salted peanuts nuts shot into the open wound and, while it probably burned like hellfire, it was obviously effective.

"There," Jo said, a trifle smug. "You don't get that on the NHS."

  • "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
      • ...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
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