The New FORCE Ops [IC: 8]: The World of Shadows

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Re: The New FORCE Ops [IC: 5]: In too Deep

Post by ClassDunce » Tue Feb 07, 2012 6:13 am

Susan West: Dovetail
"Understood Dovetail but we have a situation here, so make sure everyone keeps their game faces on when they walk through the door."
“Affirmative Sir.” Susan answered as she reached down to her belt to deactivate the image inducer. “Force Ops, look alive, we may be walking into something here.”

She lead the team out of the garage and towards Ethan’s office.
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Re: The New FORCE Ops [IC: 5]: In too Deep

Post by Shock » Tue Feb 07, 2012 6:17 am

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Liz lingered at the back of the group, only half catching Susan's warning.
"Vivian? It's Liz. You have messages for me? Is it about Shelly?" Her stomach knotted up as she waited to hear whatever news Vivian had for her.

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Re: The New FORCE Ops [IC: 5]: In too Deep

Post by Mjollnir » Tue Feb 07, 2012 10:45 am

Argus


Exiting the portal Lou kept walking ignoring Ethans question .The audience with the king and the pompas ass of a princeling had cracked his veneer.Than having the door basically slammed in the teams face had removed whatever polish he had put on his good mood .
Halfway thru the entrance hall ....
Dovetail
“Affirmative Sir.” Susan answered as she reached down to her belt to deactivate the image inducer. “Force Ops, look alive, we may be walking into something here.”
[So much for that well deserved drink]Lou thought turning joining the others as Dovetail lead them to Ethans chamber.

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Re: The New FORCE Ops [IC: 5]: In too Deep

Post by Horsenhero » Tue Feb 07, 2012 11:43 am

K-9

K-9 had wanted nothing more than to go to the groomer and have a serious bath and conditioning. He wasn't a water breed. Extended exposure to the high saline content water was really bad for his skin and fur, but the Alpha was on the line with Keller-duty sergeant, and the team was needed.

K-9 had wanted to ask Dovetail about looking alive though...wasn't the fact that he was both breathing and ambulatory sufficient evidence?

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Re: The New FORCE Ops [IC: 5]: In too Deep

Post by CelticREI » Tue Feb 07, 2012 8:27 pm

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Jason sighed a bit and nodded after Dovetail said to look alive "Aye, tip top and hut hut." he said then looked to Liz <Everythin' ok luv?>
*Owl throws down a smoke pellet to cover escape*
*FLUME OF SLEEP GAS*
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Owl: "zzzzzzzzzZZZZZzzz"
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Re: The New FORCE Ops [IC: 5]: In too Deep

Post by Shock » Tue Feb 07, 2012 8:39 pm

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Liz was grateful to hear Jason in her mind. It was soothing. < I don't know. Ethan said Vivian had two messages for me. I'm worried that it could be bad news about Shelly. >

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Re: The New FORCE Ops [IC: 5]: In too Deep

Post by Tattooedman » Wed Feb 08, 2012 9:59 am

Warshade: As you follow behind the rest of the group and climb into the elevator that connects the garage to the living quarters, Vivian's voice comes through the communicator in your ear. "Sweetie, a fellow named Alex has called here for you a couple times while you've been gone. The first message was to let you know that Shelly's parents had arrived, another was to see if you could meet with him to talk a bit and the last one came this morning saying that Shelly has stabalized and is fully awake at this point. She's still in the ICU but long as she doesn't get any kind of infections she should be ok."
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Re: The New FORCE Ops [IC: 5]: In too Deep

Post by Shock » Wed Feb 08, 2012 10:47 am

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"YES!" Liz actually jumped inside the elevator. "I knew she wouldn't give up. Thank you Vivian!" Then she seemed to notice the others.

"Shelly''s OK. Er... sorry for the yelling." Liz pulled out her datapad and sent a quick text to Shelly. Just got back. C U soon. As she was about to hit send, she realized that she might not be awake and probably didn't have her phone but she pressed the button anyway.

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Re: The New FORCE Ops [IC: 5]: In too Deep

Post by Tattooedman » Wed Feb 08, 2012 12:43 pm

As Warshade revels at the good news about her friend the elevator doors open up, showing that the entertainment area is in a mess. Overturned and broken furniture, arrows sticking in the walls as well as a few fist-sized holes in the walls.

Vivian is waiting at the far end of the room for all of you. "SWEETIES!!!" She exclaims as she rushes over towards you, well as much as she can in six inch heels that is, and each of you get a fast hug (but without the wandering hands that you normally recieve when returning from a mission, maybe Ethan has said something to her about this habit). Vivian is also sporting a few minor injuries of her own too - her one wrist is wrapped in medical tape, there are a few minor cuts on her cheek and you notice that her normally well kept hair has had a small revolt as there are several loose strays bouncing every time she takes a step. But she says nothing about that as she greets you.

After that is done and with her usual smile back in place, she motions for all of you to follow her as she moves towards the conference room. Any questions that might be asked are answered with 'Ethan will explain.'.

Inside the conference room you find Ethan looking like he got into a fairly serious fight. There are tears and holes in his dress shirt and slacks and he's carrying a fair amount of cuts and bruises as well. On the table behind him is the bow and quiver of arrows that normally rests on the wall behind his desk and you notice that several of the arrows are missing. "Welcome back everyone. Reports will have to wait we've got a visitor that was rather......insistant about speaking to K-9."

As he speaks Ethan moves towards the back of the conference room where he normally sits and reaches down to the floor with both hands and hauls up a tied up younger man who looks to be barely out of his teens whose arms are covered in tribal tattoos with wild, long dark brown hair and with a slight grunt sits him in a chair. Like Ethan, he's covered in cuts and bruises, though his look larger, darker and just that little bit worse than Ethan's are. Clearly the loser of the fight he had with the older man and Ethan has made sure to bind him with some kind of cording as well as gagged him with the remains of his tie.

"He was too mouthy and I couldn't hear what you were saying almost." Ethan answers if asked about the gag
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The youth in question

It's someone K-9 immediately recognizes.

It's Maggot, the street punk who runs a gang in the area where mutated marvel patrols.

He looks up through a swollen eye that is slowly puffing up and taking on a nice and black coloring finally and settles his gaze on K-9 and begins to struggle against the restraints Ethan has secured upon him. Ethan's reaction is to just point a a single finger at Maggot, who stops after a moment and sits still and Ethan removes the gag.

"It took the Sister, almost killed Spider!" Maggot yells at K-9, "So I came here to find out what the hell you were going to do about it Mutt?!?"

OOC wrote:End of adventure.
Everyone gets 3 pp for some damn good RPing for this adventure. But you don't get to spend it yet.

I'll get the start of the next adventure up either tonight after work or first thing tomorrow.
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Re: The New FORCE Ops [IC: 5]: In too Deep

Post by Horsenhero » Wed Feb 08, 2012 9:25 pm

K-9

The evolved canine leaned in over the superhuman gangsta and put one paw one his shoulder. Looking him in the eye, K-9 spoke, trying not to growl, but the line of fur standing up on his back, as well as his ramrod strait tail gave lie to any appearance of calm.

"K-9 going to end it Maggot. Save Sister Agnes if can be done. Kill thing what preys on K-9's pups."

Leaning close, the savage gold-brown eyes lock on those of the tattooed youth. "Important question Maggot...where is Verman? Him still hunting? Where is dead man? Him hunt? K-9 needs know what rat and vampire do if Maggot can say."

No matter Maggot's answer, K-9 stands and turns to Liz. Reaching into a pocket of his bandolier, he pulls out a wad of sticky fibers. "K-9 ask your help before we go swimming. K-9 need to know what strings are. K-9 on the hunt for monster...K-9 not arrest this thing."

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Re: The New FORCE Ops [IC: 5]: In too Deep

Post by ClassDunce » Thu Feb 09, 2012 7:57 am

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Ethan looked like had gone a few rounds and from what she could tell it had been rough few rounds. When she spotted the young punk tied up on the ground things started to come together a little more but when he started talking to K-9 she was lost again. K-9’s addition to the conversation didn’t really add any explanation’s to the situation. It was obviously K-9’s personal business though.
K-9 wrote:"K-9 ask your help before we go swimming. K-9 need to know what strings are. K-9 on the hunt for monster...K-9 not arrest this thing."
That made it clear that K-9 had come to Warshade for help at one point. A part of her had to wonder why he hadn’t come to her, but she shook that off pretty quick and was hesitant to offer help since she didn’t want to interfere. “K-9,” She said calmly as she tucked a stray hair behind her ear. “Can you clue the rest of us in on what’s going on or is this a personal thing?” It was his choice whether or not he asked for all her help and unless Ethan ordered it she wasn’t going to force her way in on this.
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Re: The New FORCE Ops [IC: 5]: In too Deep

Post by Shock » Thu Feb 09, 2012 8:16 am

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HP: 2 (new adventure HP reset?)
K-9 wrote:"K-9 ask your help before we go swimming. K-9 need to know what strings are. K-9 on the hunt for monster...K-9 not arrest this thing."
Liz immediately pulled out her datapad and started scanning the fibers. It would be outside her normal area of expertise but getting an exact composition should be enough to get the investigation moving.

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Re: The New FORCE Ops [IC: 6]: The Past You Don't Know

Post by Tattooedman » Thu Feb 09, 2012 10:35 am

Freedom City, October 31st, 2008:
K-9 wrote:"K-9 going to end it Maggot. Save Sister Agnes if can be done. Kill thing what preys on K-9's pups."

Leaning close, the savage gold-brown eyes lock on those of the tattooed youth. "Important question Maggot...where is Verman? Him still hunting? Where is dead man? Him hunt? K-9 needs know what rat and vampire do if Maggot can say."
Maggot's eyes never drop the gaze K-9 leveled upon him. You've got to admit that he's at least got a decent amount of nerve to him given that most people wouldn't have a stare-down with K-9 when he was like this. "Ain't heard from Verman in a few days, 'bout a week now. I figured he found a rat hole to hide in, you know he don't like it when someone's got an edge on him."

"And I got no clue who the hell you mean by the dead man. If he's a vamp then I hope he got his ass staked."
Dovetail wrote:“K-9,” She said calmly as she tucked a stray hair behind her ear. “Can you clue the rest of us in on what’s going on or is this a personal thing?” It was his choice whether or not he asked for all her help and unless Ethan ordered it she wasn’t going to force her way in on this.
Ethan had watched the exchange between K-9 and Maggot with some interest, but hadn't interrupted it so he could learn as much as he could but once Dovetail had asked her question the older man broke his silence. "Considering that Maggot just broke in to have a 'talk' with you about this I think things might have gotten past the point where it's a personal thing. As much as I prefer to allow all of you to come and go as you please and have your lives outside the work we do as a group I'm going to have to ask that you share everything you know about what our guest is talking about K-9."

OOC wrote:New adventure, all HP & Luck points reset.
Also K-9 gets an additional HP for having his on-going subplot blow up on him while he was gone.

Warshade will need to make a Investigate Check (DC 19) to try and figure out what K-9 found.
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Re: The New FORCE Ops [IC: 6]: The Past You Don't Know

Post by Shock » Thu Feb 09, 2012 4:18 pm

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Liz frowned at the reading from her scanner and took it from K-9. She put it on the table to get a better look.

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Re: The New FORCE Ops [IC: 6]: The Past You Don't Know

Post by Horsenhero » Thu Feb 09, 2012 9:15 pm

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K-9 sighed and nodded as Dovetail was respectful, but Keller came to the same conclusion he had, but for different reasons. "Weeks ago K-9's pups start to be missing from K-9's territory. K-9 is concerned and asks Sister Agnes for help. K-9 learns something hunts his territory, picking off alone and defenseless pups. K-9 hunts and hunts but no can find new predator."

His gravelly voice drops in volume and his voice takes on a slightly monotone quality as he loses himself in the memories.

"Many who wish to not be found live in K-9's territory. Maggot. Verman. Dead man. Once all were active with powers, making crime or stopping crime. All come to Sister Agnes for guidance...except dead man, him just hiding from old unlife. Theatre district colorful place if know where to look."

"Force Ops probably not know, when K-9 becomes K-9 instead of Rex, it is Theatre district where he wakes up. He lives under dumpsters and in sewers. He protects Tony Fontana, Sister Agnes and the many, many feral human pups. It is then Keller-duty sergeant finds K-9 and asks him join Force Ops. K-9 returns often to his first territory and Future Eye man and Carrion Bird Woman respect K-9 has first rights to hunt the bad things."

"This bad thing takes K-9's pups and now Sister Agnes and K-9 cannot stop it. Cannot even find it. K-9 is not smart enough. K-9 need Force Ops help."

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