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Vance Wedding: Arrival RP
Tue Dec 1, 2015 15:15

Sunlight filled the Courtyard, providing a perfect backdrop for the unusual setup placed there. Where there was once just a flat expanse of grass, several rows of chairs sat facing a small gazebo. Behind the back row stood an odd trio of well-dressed PPC agents.

Chakkik tugged at his collar. “I have the feeling that I am overdressed for the occasion.”

“Duzzat even exist, Chak?” The short, horned redhead looked curiously at her former partner. She was clad in a plain green dress, with a low neckline and a skirt that fell just short of her ankles. The simple affair ended with a pair of dark green slippers.

Chakkik, however, was dressed well enough to put James Bond to shame. He wore a spotless tuxedo, his hair was even better-groomed than normal, and a black tie topped it off. However, there were telltale bulges of something thicker and more durable underneath it. “At least I am not dressed in the manner of a Westerosi lord. That would raise eyebrows.”

“And probably a few questions of broken quarantine.” Stephanie Podd was dressed as she normally was, though this was a matter of practicality. No dress existed that could accommodate her eight legs and two tentacles. “I’m so jealous of you two, you have normal legs and arms… you can actually wear fancy clothes! And...”

Chakkik turned to his suddenly silent partner. “Stephanie?”

She reeled him in for a hug, though only with her arms. “I’m sad that Cupid couldn’t come… but I’ve got my friends with me, and that’s what matters!”

Much to Gabby’s surprise, Chakkik raised an arm and patted her shoulder. “Indeed. We are here to celebrate, after all.”

“Jesus, Chak, wot happened to yeh while I was in the Ee-Sass? You weren’t nearly this friendly when I was workin’ with ya..”

“Time, trauma and a great deal of alcohol.”

“... y’know what, I think I won’t ask.” She turned away from the much larger man.

Chakkik allowed himself a smug grin. “One more thing: your absence.”

“Oh, har har.”


((Yes, I know I'm nine days early. Honestly, though, do you guys really think that we'd be able to fit this, the wedding, AND the reception into one day? I don't. Thus, the first part of the Vance wedding, the arrival of the guests, starts today.

If you've forgotten, the agents invited (and their plus-ones) are:

The Aviator, DMS (plus the Guardsman, DIA)
Zeb, DMS (plus Maxwell, DIA)
Desdendelle, DF
Dawn McKenna, DMS
Kozar, DIC (plus T'zar, DoGA)
The Reader, DIC
Rayner Blitzkrieg, DMS (plus Lapis Lazuli, DIC)
Evangeline von Lilith, DMS
Falchion, DF (plus Sarah Squall, DIC)
Velociripper, DF
Wobbles the Clown, DF
Chakkik, DMS (plus Stephanie Podd, DMS)
Adéle Bowen, DoSAT
Zeke, DoSAT
Gabby, ESAS

If you're not on this list, don't take it personally. I limited this to agents that have canonically interacted with Valon, Kala, or the invitees.))

    • “Ow! Hey, watch the fur!”Iximaz and SeaTurtle, Tue Dec 1 22:39
      “Sorry!” The Aviator pulled several strands of Zeb’s mane out from his bow tie and straightened it carefully. “Better?” “Yeah, loads.” Zeb gave her a rather toothy grin. “Right, I’m gonna go get... more
      • ... currently struggling with her voluminous dress. Strangely, the skirt didn't seem to be the problem, despite the fact that she remained in girtablilu shape. "Grr... I hate being short... Oh, hi... more
        • "Kala," the Aviator sighed.Iximaz, Wed Dec 2 10:43
          The Aviator stepped to the side and tried to reach the ties, but Kala's scorpion body was too wide for her to reach. "I thought we agreed you'd wait to get dressed until I got here to help," she... more
          • "Er..."Voyd, Wed Dec 2 10:49
            "Sorry... my family's kinda new at the whole 'wedding' thing. I bet Jeta's with the rest of my family." Kala took a moment to admire herself in the mirror. "Wow... never thought I'd look this good in ... more
            • "You kidding?"Iximaz, Wed Dec 2 10:56
              The Aviator clapped Kala on the shoulder. "You look amazing . Just like a bride." She stepped away and headed to the tent's opening. "I'll see if I can go find your sister. You keep looking pretty,... more
              • "Ave, I'm from the desert."Voyd, Wed Dec 2 10:59
                "I know hydration's important." She hefted a sports bottle that looked about half-empty.
                • "Just doing my job."Iximaz, Wed Dec 2 11:09
                  The Aviator grinned. "Right, I'll be back in a bit." She waved and slipped out of the tent, going in search of Kala's sister. It wasn't very hard to find her; four girtablilu are hard to miss even... more
                  • "He's being very defiant... I've told him that a few times now." "Alright, fine..." Ezra was outnumbered now; he reluctantly stood up and walked off toward Valon's tent. Thomas shook his head. "And... more
                    • "I can't imagine," the Aviator said dryly.Iximaz, Wed Dec 2 11:18
                      She glanced over at the Jengs and back to the Vances. "Right, sorry, gotta go. Lots to keep up with today." She waved and headed over to the Jengs, stopping in front of the littlest girl. "Hey, Jeta, ... more
                      • "Yup!"Voyd, Wed Dec 2 11:22
                        She looked up curiously at the Aviator. Her carapace wasn't as shiny as the other members of her family, and looked softer. Unlike her sister, she also had a Roma accent. "Do you know when I throw... more
                        • "Yep!"Iximaz, Wed Dec 2 11:25
                          The Aviator bent so she was at Jeta's eye level and held out a hand, her expression softening. "I'm the Aviator; Kala asked me to be her maid of honor. She's in the tent back there—" She nodded ... more
                          • "Oh, okay!" Voyd, Wed Dec 2 11:28
                            The eleven-year-old girtablilu cheerfully scuttled off toward Kala's tent. "Thank you, miss Aviator!"
                            • The Aviator nodded at Jeta's parents...Iximaz, Wed Dec 2 11:32
                              ...and set off after Jeta at a much more casual stroll. "See, Kala?" she said, stepping into the tent. "I told you I'd take care of it."
                              • Kala offered a few comments here and there, in the same tongue, before turning to the Aviator. "Yeah... she's excited, if you can't tell. Though Araunya was a bit disappointed... she was hoping I'd... more
                                • The Aviator raised an eyebrow.Iximaz, Wed Dec 2 11:44
                                  "She can't have met very many French people, then," she said. "Not that there aren't some handsome blokes, but for the most part they're just like every other human. And Kala, stop playing with your... more
    • Two families filed into the seats...Voyd, Tue Dec 1 17:48
      On the right side, four humans. On the left, four girtablilu. The Vances sat down calmly. Joan Vance, Valon's mother, was a short, jolly-looking woman with vibrant red hair. Eight-year-old Alice and... more
    • An Unusual Wedding PartyDesdendelle & DawnFire, Tue Dec 1 17:17
      “Are you sure ?” Dawn asked. She finished checking her hair in a small, square mirror that had once been used before dance performances and tucked it into a hidden pocket. “Really sure?” “Definitely... more
      • "Hello!"Voyd, Wed Dec 2 09:55
        A black-haired, motherly woman in a pale blue dress approached Dawn, with a small bundle in her arms. "You've got a cat and dragons? So do I!" She held up the bundle; a very Harry Potter-like baby... more
    • Introductory ficlet!SkarmorySilver, Tue Dec 1 17:02
      (Sorry for not posting this sooner, but I've been meaning to write a ficlet for my agents receiving their invites, so here it is - along with their arrival!) Falchion's screech of joy nearly made... more
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