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Azazel

"The sea is a cruel Mistress"

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a character in “4009”, originally authored by QueenKatarinaa, as played by MattserMoose

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Fᴀᴄᴇ Cʟᴀɪᴍ:Alucard from Hellsing



ImageFᴜʟʟ Nᴀᴍᴇ:
Captain Azazel

Pᴏssɪʙʟᴇ Nɪᴄᴋɴᴀᴍᴇs:
"Z"

Aɢᴇ:
Appearance: 40

Rᴀᴄᴇ:
Erlking

Gᴇɴᴅᴇʀ:
Male

Bɪʀᴛʜᴅᴀʏ:
05/23

Oᴄᴄᴜᴘᴀᴛɪᴏɴ:
Captain of Azreal's Fortune

Gᴇᴀʀ:
He is always wearing his cowboy style hat, a bandanna around his mouth, a dark canvas coat, a red shirt, dark colored pants and boots. Across his left shoulder is a weathered thick brown belt with his falchion and Great sword. Azazel's secondary belt holds his smaller weapons; daggers and hatchet.

"Ʋи∂ɛяиɛαтн тнɛ Ѧαƨκ"


ImagePᴇʀsᴏɴᴀʟɪᴛʏ: ♃ Machiavellian♃- No matter who you he can talk you into doing or trading anything Azazel wants. ♃ Sociopath ♃- Azazel is always anger and irritated looking, but he portrays this because of the violence he has inflicted ♃ Cynicism♃- Azazel feels that this treaty is bogus and needs to be destroyed. ♃ Obsessive ♃- Azazel's obsession is limited to only one thing, Lilith. ♃ Charming♃- On first appearance Azazel is very nice and sweet, till you truly get to know him. ♃ Authoritarian ♃- He loves giving commands and take control of everything and everyone.

Hɪsᴛᴏʀʏ: Before the portal appeared on Earth, Azazel had control of his own portal, he used this portal to spy on everyone. His favorite past time was to spy on Lilith, watching her grow up. Azazel was born into the Royal family from his planet. Growing up was very brutal and violent for Azazel, at a very young age he was thrown into battle. When Azazel reached the age of "man hood", that's when his magical abilities first surfaced. After the fall of his father in battle, Azazel became king. Azazel doesn't agree with this treaty between humans, water folk and mystical creatures, he believes that the mystical creatures should be praised and worshiped as Gods. With the help of his crew, Azazel is slowly trying to conquer the entire world.

Wᴇᴀᴋɴᴇssᴇs: Arrogant- Believes he is better than everyone because he was a king on his planet
Audacious- Refuses to follow "written" law
Cursed- Once Azazel steps foot on dry land, he basically becomes humanish. When he's in water he can use all of his abilities


Sᴛʀᴇɴɢᴛʜs: Controls water- Has the powers both mentally and magically to bend the oceans to do his biding
Conservationist - Coming from royal bloodline, Azazel can hold an educated conversation
Impeccable aim- Can always hit whatever he is aiming at, when throwing knives and hatchets



Qᴜɪʀᴋs:Mumbles - When Azazel is plotting his next move or course, he can always be caught muttering to himself
Horrible Dancer- He has two left feet
Night Owl- Claims to do his best thinking and planning in the moon light.


Bᴇʟɪᴇꜰs: Believes he should be the "king" of the mystical creatures. Worshiped as a living God .






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So begins...

Azazel's Story

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Character Portrait: Yuna Character Portrait: Constantine Character Portrait: Meirin Character Portrait: Queen Lilith Character Portrait: Mickey Character Portrait: Tarun Character Portrait: Falkor Character Portrait: Joel Character Portrait: Seraphine Character Portrait: Azazel

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Te-Fiti's island was filled with people from all over the world, dancing and celebrating the 'Celebration O'Stara, the beginning of the starfruit harvest. Every year the celebration was on a different island, this time it was on Lilith's home, where even the pirate ships were intending. The celebration was a week long event on one of the many 'Safe Havens' for all parties, which meant violence of any kind was prohibited. Every member of the court, every Royal family member, every navy ship, every pirate ship and most importantly all of the people of the world were invited to this huge event.

Even when entering or leaving Te-Fiti's island each ship is escorted from open sea to the island's harbor. During this event, every party was allowed to come and go as they please, however any member of a Royal family got the opportunity to stay in the Yellowstone Castle, where Lilith and other members of the court lived. There was also three thousand royal guards and soldiers on the island alone at all time, with Lilith being the last of her bloodline it was very important she stayed protected. Which was why the court asked Constantine to be her personal guard during tonight's event.

Not only was this celebration a big deal but the harvest was also the start of the new year, and this pre-celebration was where Queen Lilith would give her opening speech, declaring the start of the celebration. The first couple of days Queen Lilith was to receive gifts and spend time with every party that was attending. The third day of the celebration was when fun activities and competitions were occurring, which would go until the end of the week.

The starfruit was the most popular fruit that grew all over the world, it was shaped like a star and had the sweetest taste. Te-Fiti's island was most known for the large marketplace trading, where everyone came to stock up on starfruit and other necessities. When digesting starfruit the person is left with a sensual and uplifting feeling, it was sort of like earth's happy medication, it was always a high trading item.

It seemed like a horrible time to have a big celebration, however this celebration was something that every member on earth could enjoy. It was the celebration of life in general, it didn't matter what species you were or if you were considered 'good' or 'evil'. With rumors going around about Azazel's crew seeking to destroy the treaty and Constantine's crew out to stop him the atmosphere was very tense. Even with the air so tense because both crews were on the island somewhere, there was not a sad face for miles. Candles, Bonfires, and torches were lit up everywhere, uplifting music filled the air as everyone prepared for Queen Lilith's speech.

There was no way that the Yellowstone courtyard could squeeze in every single person that arrived to the harvest. Royal members, member's of the court and as many people as they could fit in the courtyard waited patiently for Lilith to start her speech. The sky was just turning into night as Lilith appeared in the courtyard, high above the crowd of cheering people. Standing with Lilith was her trusting adviser, Viktor and the three head court members, all with stern faces, not showing much emotion for the event.

Lilith's hands were sweaty as she stood at the balcony over her courtyard. She quickly glanced at Constantine and then back at the ground, slowing her breathing and remembering to to stay calm. She waited for the uncomfortable feeling of Merlin-the oldest and crankiest of the head bosses. He would flick the back of her earlobe to signal her to start talking, if that wasn't bad enough Constantine would already be projecting her voice to be heard from all areas of the island. Which meant if she cried out in pain or cursed under her breathe every living soul here would hear it. She couldn't bare the thought of something embarrassing happening like that, so she took a step forward putting more space between Merlin and herself.

She wore a long red to black ombre dress, with lace floral across her chest to, just barely visible to skin underneath. The material was obviously silk like with small mirrored beads throughout the whole dress making the light in the courtyard reflect off of Lilith. Her hair was up in a bun and for once she looked the part of a queen. Lilith's love for her island and every living being on it she knew she could be anything they needed her to be. She smiled to herself as she looked down at the dress that was "picked out" for her to wear to this "life changing event". She knew that the people in the back might just be blinded by her dress as she cleared her throat.

As she placed her hands on the stone railing in front of her she started to speak, unable to hear herself projecting around the island but confident in herself."Thank you all for joining the annual Celebration O'Stara!" Lilith said excited, she gave the crowd a moment to cheer back before continuing.

"Tonight we are celebrating life while feasting on starfruit. I know the upcoming decade of the treaty has everyone tense, but tonight we forget about who we are and where we belong in the political eye. Tonight is about celebrating everything around us so take in the beauty of Te-Fiti and enjoy the starfruit! I, Queen Lilith Yellowstone, now pronounce the beginning of the harvest!" Lilith's arms went in the air as fireworks and light shows in the sky went off, the crowd cheered from below.

When Lilith turned around to face the people on the balcony with her they didn't look impressed. "That wasn't nearly the speech that we rehearsed." Viktor shouted at Lilith, she took a step forward, in fading his personal space.

"Excuse me, Viktor? Celebration O'Stara is about equality of life, the celebration of life. How many times do I need to mention that? It is the only day that my title in the courts doesn't define who I am." She backed up a bit and took a small breath. "Besides tonight your not my adviser, your just a regular person." Lilith told him, rising her arms up as she shrugged and started to walk down the large stone staircase down to the courtyard to enjoy her night before she had to be some what of a professional tomorrow.

As she walked around in the courtyard she saw faces she had never seen before and some she thought she knew. Hands were constantly being thrown in her direction to shake and hold. It wasn't long before the island horns blew in start of the new year and for once the attention wasn't on her. She looked back at Constantine, her personal body guard for the night. She decided that he shouldn't have to be here for her, nothing was going to happen that she couldn't defend herself for. She watched Constantine's head movements as she stood beside him in the crowd. After waiting for the perfect second, while he was looking in the crowd for anyone that would fit Azazel's character, the signature bandanna.

As Lilith slipped into crowd away from Constantine's grasp she smiled to herself taking a run for it when she saw him walking the other way. This was her one night, she had to make the best of it before Viktor or Merlin grabbed her and threw her in her room. Lilith smiled as she eventually escaped through the palace courtyard and beyond the bridge. From there she ran down hill, her crown had long fallen off of her head, her hair was a curly mess from the wind as her feet took her as fast as they would go to the water. She had always been a problem child for everyone, even after her parents died. She wanted to be at sea, not stuck on some island in the middle of nowhere. Even if tonight, this small island might something, she still wanted to be at the beach, where her favorite type of people hung out. Not stuck in some boring castle, she smiled to herself wishing she could see the look on Constantine's face right now as she kicked off her shoes, ripped her dress so she could run down the sandy beach, further away.

The amount of people that were around her now were slim to none as she stood by the water waiting for the last bit of people to fan out. She ran to the rock cove, she giggled as the cool water hit her warm legs. She ran faster, trying not to fall in the water as she finally jumped, down a waterfall into cave that not many people knew about. From above it looked like nothing but a waterfall into sharp rocks, however if one was capable to see into the darkness and vast waters into the rocks. They would see that there is a hole big enough for a person to fit through, if they have the courage to jump they would discover a cave. Lilith's head popped up after a couple minutes, gasping for air as she pulled herself up. She laid on the cavern floor, catching her breath from almost drowning. "That was exciting." She whispered lighting up the cave with the sound of her voice.

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Character Portrait: Constantine Character Portrait: Queen Lilith Character Portrait: Falkor Character Portrait: Seraphine Character Portrait: Azazel

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For the past fourteen days Constantine has spent all his waking moments helping Queen Lilith and the rest of Te-Fiti get everything in order for this years celebration. Not that he thought that Lilith couldn't handle it herself. Constantine was following an order sanctioned by the Royal Court, knowing that his crew could get an early picking of the starfruit, with the queen's permission that is. The first few days were spent drawing up plans of possible attack spots from the water and from the bridge. Then it was time to train the guards, then the navy and finally the queen's personal guard, which just happen this year to fall on Constantine's shoulders.

It's not very often that Constantine gets to spend more than a day at port or even anywhere in sight of land. Secretly, Constantine longs for these extensive stays on the white sandy shores. But mostly he enjoys the feel of wet sand between his toes. So, when these rare opportunities arise Constantine never turns them down, no matter how cheap the pay or how crappy the weather.

All fourteen of these previous days have led up to this one day, this one moment in time. His favorite student had grown into this amazing, fearless, yet silver tongued women. Keep calm and focus. Keep calm and focus. KEEP CAlmmmmm and focus, the mantra that Constantine had been telling himself for the past few days. The next few hours would define Lilith's legacy as the ruler of Te-Fiti, Would they respect her? Would they stand with her in a time of great need? Constantine couldn't get out of his own head to save his life. All those years mastering the arts of meditation and astral projection, forgotten, just because he was afraid of failing the Royal Court and Council.

Just before Lilith gave her first speech, she looked back and gave him this look. Immediately after Lilith turned back around, Constantine was washed over with pure calmness, everything up until this point meant nothing. Personally, he thought the speech could have used a little bit more, but who am I to judge, I can barely give a toast. The way the crowd reacted to to Lilith's speech gave him great confidence that Queen Lilith's would stand with her through everything good or bad.

Once the crowd died down and started to mingle among themselves, Constantine felt it was only right that he should join Lilith down the great stair case and into the mob, that was nothing more than a political gain for each royal that attended. About halfway down the stair case Constantine got this uneasy feeling in his gut, his eyes immediately turned to the ever gaining crowd of people, in hopes that he would catch a glimpse of Azazel before he was spotted first

Constantine had no clue how long it had been since he last saw Lilith. He began to freak out a little bit, but then calmed himself. Without making a big scene, Constantine quietly slipped away into the crowd, he went to every guard post, asking if anyone had seen anything unusual. All reported the same thing, nothing unusual. A huge grin appeared on Constantine's face. I trained her to always find a way out, that's my girl.


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Upon arriving on Te-Fiti, Falkor could hardly contain his need to be on dry land again. As much as he loved being the cook for Azazel and the rest of the crew, his "birdie" side needed that dry land. Without so much as a hesitation when Azreal's Fortune was docked, he was already down the dock and onto dry land. Trying not to make to much more of a fool of himself, Falkor gathered himself up and went back towards the ship to recover every tool, piece of clothing, each individual knife and lastly his coin pouch. Once that last coin was placed back into the bag, Falkor looked up and over his shoulder to make sure that no one saw his childish behavior. Dressed in what Falkor referred to as his finest cookware, nothing really made him look any different then his everyday outfits.

After all the antics were over, Falkor took a step back and looked up at the magnificent Yellowstone Castle. All the time and effort that was spent getting this celebration together, was just a huge waste of time. After all the whole reason Falkor agreed with Azazel on coming to this event, was to get some recon on the castle and kidnap the queen. But somewhere deep down in Falkor's forgotten memories, he some how felt right at home in the mix of all the primp and proper. But none of that mattered today, all he wanted to do was sit on the docks fish and then go shopping for goods to cook and for a resupply.

I hope I can can score my usual amount of nectar here. That's when it happened, that flash of 'butterflies' in the pit of his stomach, Falkor knew that some point he may bump into the women who stole his heart, his Seraphine. Falkor couldn't remember the last time he was this nervous, excited, queezy, yet so for of energy all at the same time.

When Falkor finally came back down to earth, he realized that he hadn't moved a single step from end of the docks. So, without hesitation Falkor transformed into his true form. He spread his shiny, jet black, eight foot wings, clutched his bag tight and took straight to the sky. Just when he was out of visibility, Falkor tucked his wings and dove straight back to earth, only pulling up right before he face planted. "Perfect landing," he shouted.

Setting up the shop wasn't going to be as easy as Falkor thought, there were so many more people then he thought would actually attend. He made his way to the only available area, pulled up an old, weathered fishing crate. Flopped the only usable piece of drift wood, built himself a little fire then finally began to prep and cook his specials that he saved for just this type of occasion.

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Character Portrait: Yuna Character Portrait: Constantine Character Portrait: Meirin Character Portrait: Queen Lilith Character Portrait: Tarun Character Portrait: Seraphine Character Portrait: Azazel

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From the moment that Azazel and his crew arrived, he couldn't wait to get back on the water. With today being the big day, the infamous speech by Queen Lilith, Azazel thought to himself out loud "I deserve some time to myself", with that off came the bandanna and he blended in with the common crowd members. Once he was sure that he wasn't being followed anymore, he took off for the beach, only stopping on the way to get some food and nectar.

At the beach Azazel kicked off his boots and made himself comfortable. Since the speech hadn't started yet, he figured he could shut his eyes for awhile. With a loud screeching noise, Azazel was wide awake and still very intoxicated from that jar of nectar. After a few minutes to regain his composure, Azazel was dressed again and on his way back to the festival he noticed Lilith running towards the beach, but by some hidden route.

Now's you're chance to Azazel, follow her and try to persuade her to join your cause. Teach her on why there can be only superior race, not equals. With that thought going through his mind, Azazel began to follow Lilith. He had been dreaming of this day for many, many years, but now that it had finally arrived, Azazel didn't know if he could put his obsession aside and deal with this rationally. If only Run was here to help with all these new age royal stuff.

Staying as close as her could so he wouldn't get lost, but not so close that he is seen or heard. Over these tree roots and down these rock walls they went, with Azazel not to far behind. When he finally reached the sand again, Azazel had to regain his composure once again. By the time he was good to carry on, all he had to go on was foot prints heading away from him. "Great Azazel, way to keep an eye on the one girl you couldn't stop staring at your whole life."





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Seraphine groaned as she laid on the ships deck, the crew had been here for fourteen days already and she really didn't want to stay here another second longer. She had restocked their kitchen almost triple the amount, mostly with vegetables and fruit. Seraphine had also helped the island set up various events and games all over the island, using her Kitsune ways. She propped herself up as she realized the whole thing tonight was about to start.

Seraphine didn't exactly care to be present at this event, and since Constantine was really the only one that had to be there, she saw this as a chance to do some free time. Now that the night of the event had finally come, she was left with the worst boredom she had ever felt. She stood suddenly, deciding if she tried to stare at the stars all night she would get sick. Her stomach growled and for the only night of the year she wanted a meal she didn't have to cook herself.

Seraphine bounced the orb around as she sat on the edge of the Fancy This ship, smelling the air for something worth leaving the comfort of her home. Faintly she smelled something that made her nose tickle, it was almost familiar like something from her childhood. She jumped down onto the deck, instead of taking the much obvious route, avoiding the bridge. As she bounced through the decks to the market she found herself buying weird and quirky items for her room on Constantine's ship.

Seraphine had stopped to browse through some dresses she had found, one spoke her name more than the others. It was emerald green with yellow beads around the bottom of the long dress. She didn't waste time purchasing it and changing in their fitting rooms for one, she had to cut a hole in the back and carefully wive her tails through the small cut hole. As she left the little tent she looked straight ahead to lock eyes with her once beloved, his eyes quickly shifted away made her wonder if he noticed her at all.

Curiousness for the large crowd in front of his stand caused her to linger on the side for a moment, she smelled the air and her stomach growled. The distance thought of Falkor betraying her, removing his heart for some "greater purpose". It was a selfish act, that he tries to justify with love. Seraphine frowned as the crowd slowly started to disappear, she took the last small bowls of food he was serving, leaving a more than generous tip behind. Seraphine winked at Falkor before she turned her back to him and started for the docks. She hoped to share this food with Yuna and Rin when they got back from their fun night.

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Character Portrait: Meirin Character Portrait: Queen Lilith Character Portrait: Tarun Character Portrait: Joel Character Portrait: Azazel

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It was relaxing to get away from being a royal, even if it was just for an hour or two. Really she could have only been gone for thirty minutes, but it felt like forever. The cave ceiling glisten with the water pond, the loud crashing of the waterfall falling into the pond echoed throughout the cave. Lilith had her own secret stash of starfruit in the cave, as well as other fruits.

She picked up the starfruit she thought looked the ripest and started to peel back the rime. She took a bite off of the top, the juices squirted everywhere, mainly down her chin and neck. She quickly wiped away the juices to keep them from drying on her skin, they always left a stinky residue. The tangy sweet starfruit made her stomach twirl with butterflies. Her vision got a little hazy as she continued to eat. She never understood how the fruit itself was more intoxicating then the juices one could buy or the meals with starfruit added to it.

"Great" Lilith said sarcastically as she tried to focus on the cave walls in front of her. Her stomach growled suddenly, even from inside the cave she could smell food being made from her island above. She thought of Constantine, and knew she would get a mouthful when she eventually did return. She hoped for a brief moment that Constantine was enjoying himself, not out looking for her. She knew he wouldn't cause panic, that's the one thing Constantine always avoided.

Once Lilith was sure she had enough control over her own body to climb the rope ladder she packed up a small bag of starfruit so she could eat it on her way back to the palace. Though she knew she would make a couple stops before she went home. As Lilith started climbing the moldy rope back through the waterfall, she had to keep her head out of the way of the water. Her hands hurt as she grabbed onto the rope. The calluses on the palms of her hands made it easier to climb, as she reached for the next set up rope to pull herself up out of the cave she missed her grip.

She tried to grab onto something but with no luck she fell to the bottom, into the pond. She didn't have time to breathe in air before she hit the water so she had to fight to get herself to the top. She spit up water once she was able to grab onto the rope ladder and pull herself up over the water.

"Well that was great Lily. Let's try that again, and try not to mess it up." Lilith tried giving herself a pep talk as she climbed the rope later.

This time when she got to the top she waited for the rope to come to her before reaching for it. She lunged forward, when she felt the rope she squeezed and held on as her body was pushed down by the water she slowly pulled herself up and started swimming faster so she wouldn't get pulled back into the cave. Once she was save on the beach she started walking back, pulling out her backpack full of fruit. She was counting the fruit and walking when she ran into someone, falling backwards on her bottom.

"I'm so sorry! I wasn't watching where I was going." Lilith stated as she tried to get up, she took the help of the stranger. When she locked eyes with him she smiled at him and offered him a starfruit. "Happy O'Stara" She told him, not realizing this was the one person Constantine didn't want her alone with.

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One moment Joel was on Ywern, talking to a pair of beautiful eyes and long blue sky hair. She was his previous owner, and had just used her last wish to give herself magic powers. As he was being pulled away from her beautiful face he started screaming a very high pitch scream as he was being flung towards the time and space in between the dimensions. His heart beat rapidly in his chest as a magical force was grabbing him by the back and dragging him to his next destination.

When he was dropped into the right time, right place and right setting he coughed and fell over. Blood came up with with some disgusting green slime, he rubbed his hand on his leg and made some disgusted sounds as he looked around. He could tell he was on a bigger island, that was crowded with people. He turned suddenly, only to have a look of pure disappointment. "There should really be a rule somewhere one phrase per life." He told Meirin, he knew her from her past. She looked different now though, she didn't look like some helpless little girl anymore.

"Well it's nice to see you again Meirin, I hope your just as excited as I am." The sarcastic tone was easily noticeable as he cleared his throat loudly.

"Congratulations for finding one of many genie bottles. I am Joel the genie. I must grant you three wishes now. I am not a miracle worker, there are some things I cannot do. Which includes but is not limited to: Reviving the Dead, Blowing up Earth, Killing People. I cannot drastically change a person's life which basically means you cant suddenly wish to be King of the world, Can't wish for immortally, No Portal Hopping or Time Travel and finally Not more wishes."

Joel then bowed after he gave her his speech he had to give everyone. Over the years he has become more sloppy with his work, however he was becoming utterly upset with his life right about now.

Joel looked around, trying to figure out why there was so many people here. He smelled the air, a sweet scent of starfruit and nodded his head. "Celebration O'Stara. A pointless celebration where everyone is considered 'equal' today." He put his hands up to make a quotation for the word 'equal'. He didn't necessarily thing that this was a good thing to celebrate and why was it a week long?

Joel looked around the marketplace looking for Run. "What happened to your brother?" Joel asked, the last time he had seen Rin and Run was when Rin called for Joel while before the rebellion she had started.

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Character Portrait: Yuna Character Portrait: Constantine Character Portrait: Meirin Character Portrait: Queen Lilith Character Portrait: Falkor Character Portrait: Seraphine Character Portrait: Azazel

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'These white sand beaches and this celebration reminds me of the Glory Days. This particular celebration reminds me of the time my father and I slaughtered our unsuspecting foes. Caught them right in the middle of a festival just like this one. What I would give to have those back. All I need to do is get Queen Lilith to spill what she knows about the treaty.' Azazel felt like he had just been hit by a tree branch,'what the **** just happened?' He looks down to see Lilith, his whole reason for following these footsteps.

When Azazel had finally snapped back to reality, he saw exactly what drew his attention away from his reminiscing of the Glory Days, it was the last person he expected to see all by themselves. It was Lilith, almost as if the Gods had planned this all along."Are you okay? I hope I didn't hurt you Lilith?" While Azazel checked to make sure he didn't drop anything, he also noticed that Lilith had dropped almost everything she had been carrying. "Here let me help you with that, where are you headed in such a hurry young lady?" Azazel asked as if he didn't already know who she was or what she was doing.

Not wanting to come off as to forward or rude Azazel simply asked "Can I help you carry anything?" with a small yet pleasant smile. Staring into Lilith's eyes, Azazel nodded and accepted the star fruit from Lilith. Pulling out one of his smaller knives, Azazel sat down on a piece of drift wood, then proceeded to skin the fresh, perfectly ripe star fruit. Looking back up at Lilith, Azazel placed his right hand on the empty spot next to him and gently patted it and said "Please, join me in sharing this wondrous fruit won't you?" with his best manipulative smile. "I would love to get your side of this peace treaty and how you feel about this Azazel and his murderous crew."



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Upon reaching the ship, she carefully walked up the bridge, careful not to drop anything into the sea below. The clicking sound from her heels got louder as she stepped onto the deck. She made her way to the kitchen to put away the last load of items she got. She kicked open her bedroom door across from the kitchen and dropped her bag on the bed. She kicked off her shoes, shoving them to the side of the room like most of the items she did. It just gave her something to clean up later when she had finished all the orders Constantine would give her when he got back. Usually he didn't just send them off to bed, there was usually lots of work to be done.

After Seraphine put the food she had gotten for Constantine, Yuna, Meirin and herself to eat later she started walking around the ship, making sure it was just her on board. Each room was as empty as her heart; she returned to the deck, it was cool against her bare feet. The breeze was perfect, her hair going up with the air as she twirled around the deck in her lonesome way. She danced around the deck, jumping up on rails, the ropes, the sails, even the captains personal chair. She jumped on everything that if another soul was there would yell at her to get off. The feeling of being free like that was the best feeling she had gotten in a long while.

It wasn't long before being alone was starting to bore Seraphine, her heart ached for company of some sort. She tangled her feet off of the railing of the ship, sitting impatiently for the rest of her crew. Constantine probably wouldn't sleep on the ship, the last fourteen days he had been in the castle with the pretty redhead. Seraphine wiggled her nose at what they could be doing and quickly removed the imagine from her mind as she stared at the ridiculous looking people wondering the deck, admiring their ship.

"When are they coming back..I'm so lonely." She said thinking about Meirin and Yuna. The two were basically her favorite people. Constantine was alright, but he didn't understand sometimes like Meirin and Yuna did. She thought of the dress she got and wondered if Meirin and Yuna would think it fit Seraphine's style or not. It was more of the 'good girl' and 'mature' type of dress. Up till now all Seraphine would buy is dresses her body could breathe in. Having nine tails made it hard to find good clothing which is why she really just covered the bits she knew she had to keep covered.


The blue orb that followed her around started to twirl in front of her. She grabbed the orb and held it, resting her chin on it as she peered through, blinking her eyes until she could kind of see Falkor walking through the marketplace before he disappeared into the crowd that became blurry again. Her vision wasn't that great, even if she was supposed to be a great Kitsune.

She pushed her hands into the orb it stung a little bit, making her entire hands itch. Resisting the urge to scratch it she held the heart inside bringing it close to her lips. "The smell of your cooking brings back memories.." She said laughing quietly. As she waited for her crew members to return to the ship she ran her fingers through one of her tails, making the fur soft to the touch.



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Character Portrait: Queen Lilith Character Portrait: Azazel

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The calm and serene waves gently lapped at their feet as Lilith joined the stranger on the drift wood. She sat close enough that her knee touched his leg. She took a piece of the starfruit as he asked what her opinion on the treaty was and of Azazel's crew. Just his name out loud made her chest hurt, thinking of her parents. She looked down into the sand as she thought about how to answer a question like that.

When she looked back up at the stranger she ate the starfruit piece he gave her before answering his question as best she could while her head was still hazy. "Well Azazel did murder my parents, a couple that was of no threat to him at all." She said slowly as she rubbed the back of her neck, it suddenly ached and burned. She thought back to falling in the cave while trying to climb out. She would have to have Yuna or Rin look at her back to make sure she was cut up super badly that she needed to put medication on it to avoid infection.

"We shouldn't have to play god, choosing who to kill and who to save. If you didn't create mankind or another species you shouldn't be ruling over them. But at the same time in order for their to truly be some sort of peace every side has to get their fair share of the deal. I don't Azazel was given a fair chance to even compromise, but he ruined that chance when he killed my parents." With that Lilith stood and started to wash her hands off in the upcoming waves that were rolling in. She looked up at the stranger again as she stood, her dress was still soaking wet and she had lost her shoes a long time ago.

"I didn't get your name, but you clearly know who I am. Are you apart of the court?" Lilith asked she gestured to her face as she added. "You have some juice.."

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Yuna smiled to herself, happy that she now had more than she started with. She was about to head back towards the food stalls when someone rushed up to her. "T-Tarun!" Yuna squeaked in surprise, cheeks quickly turning a vibrant shade of pink. "Are you here for the festival too?" She asked, her vibrant purple orbs sparkling in delight at having encountered an old friend. She blushed when he called her cute, hiding her new tinge behind her stuffed unicorn. "I-I've been doing well, I think. I'm still Constantine's navigator," the little unicorn had an eye for the stars, as many unicorns did. In ancient myths, it was said that animals like unicorns and centaurs were the guides to the stars, the gateway to the cosmos. It was why, in recent years, many centaurs were kidnapped and sold into slavery, working as navigators on ships and for royal families without ever getting a break. Many herds had moved into more populated places for additional protection, having once been free to roam the woods as they pleased.

"Look Run, I found a silver coin." Yuna smiled as she showed him, Tarun guffawing at her happiness for a mere piece of silver. "You don't have to give me money-" but it was too late, the boy emptied his change sack into her hands. "Oh u-um, thank you!" Yuna looked at the change he had given her, not quite the amount he had bragged about, but Tarun always had a way of spinning things to make him look to be in the best position, even if he wasn't. "Thank you," Yuna's smile was genuine. She placed the change into her pocket and was about to give him a hug, happy to have seen an old friend, when Tarun rushed off, leaving Yuna to stumble and fall into a puddle. "Wow, what a jerk," someone commented, holding out a hand to help the mud covered girl. Yuna reached for it, pulling herself out of the puddle.

"Hey, a unicorn, bet you don't see that everyday." He said with a grin, reaching out to touch her horn. Yuna stiffened, grabbing her plush and turning tail to run away. She bustled off, forgetting about her rumbling stomach and heading straight for the awaiting ship parked on the dock. By the time Yuna reached the Pirate King's vessel, her white dress was dry, albeit stained, along with her mud smeared arms and legs. She clamored up the rope ladder, panting as she finally settled down on the wooden exterior of the ship. "I'm... home," Yuna managed, rising on shaky legs to go find Serphine, whom she was certain was still aboard the vessel. "It smells yummy," Yuna said as she sniffed the air, her horn glimmering in the low light of the lanterns strung around the deck.

"I hope it's stew," the unicorn smiled to herself as she hugged her plush, her mouth watering from the tantalizing scents that filled the air. "I should get cleaned up first, Seraphine won't like it if I show up to dinner all dirty." Yuna could already hear their scolding her for being such a mess. The unicorn headed below the deck, to where the rooms were. She removed her filthy gown and placed it in the basket in her little room, able to see the town from her porthole. Yuna picked up a towel and pulled off her shoes, navigating down the hall and to the shared bathroom in order to remove the muck from her body. "Seraphine, if you're here, I call the shower!" She called with a giggle, knowing that there would be plenty of warm water to use.


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Mickey was only slightly buzzed when Falkor popped over, asking him to guard his things. "I guess," he yawned, stretching his limbs towards the sky. He ran a hand through his colorless hair, reaching into his pocket for the small sack of nuts he had stolen off of a cart. "I really should buy some new clothes," he yawned, deciding that the rags he owned aboard the ship no longer suited him. Mickey pat his money bag, two giggling girls slowly moving closer. He grinned, figuring this was the perfect opportunity. "Excuse me, but my friend wanted to say hi." He nodded in acknowledgement, "Hello," he replied with a charming grin, pulling out his princely manners. "How do you do?" She was dressed in finery that Mickey would assume only a human of high status would wear. "I'm doing well and you?" She asked, holding out a hand. He bowed, bending over to kiss it, his other hand reaching into her pocket.

The two girls giggled as he right himself, slipping his hands into his clothes to stow the new found treasures. "Just fine, it's my first time at this festival." He replied with a wink, "and my first time meeting such a fine specimen." The two girls giggled once more, running off to find some other boy to tease no doubt. He reached down for his bag, tapping his foot impatiently as he waited for Falkor to return to relieve him of his good watching duties. "I'm gonna do a bit of shopping, I'll see you back on the ship," he winked, giving fake salute as he headed to ditch the ugly clothing that had been giving him a rather er... homely appearance he'll put it. Mickey hit the shops, bargaining with bits and pieces, stolen treasures, and returning with an armload of bags weighing him down.

There, no longer would he look like a slovenly fool, now he could truly play the part of the prince from the sea. Running a hand through his hair, Mickey took another swig of the starfruit drink, warming his throat, the slight buzz increasing. He hopped over the side of the ship, landing on the dock and walking towards the beach to lay in the sand. It was a warm evening, a pleasant breeze rustling through his clothing that made him nostalgic for the sea. Was he still allowed to harbor these emotions of longing and nostalgia? In a sense, Mickey almost felt as though he had betrayed his parents. Was he still allowed to long for that undersea palace in which, through no fault of his own, he had been drawn from?

"F*** it," he rose, tossing the bottle into the water. "You stupid fish!" He yelled, kicking at the sand, careful not to get wet and reveal his merman form. "Why can't you do anything right!" Not an angry drunk per say, more a lonely one. Even with his new land and sky faring friends, Mickey couldn't help but long for someone who knew how wonderful the sea was.

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"To be completely honest your highness, I'm just a lowly merchant. I trade in rare, antique, new and one of a kind items. I travel from port to port and market to market." Azazel said with a soft, giddy voice."But for today I am just here for the festival and to enjoy these amazing star fruit."

Azazel got up to brush off the pieces of peelings that landed in his lap. Not realizing how fast acting the nectar was, Azazel almost fell flat on his face when he stood up. Once Azazel steadied himself, he slowly leaned down to wash his hands and blade. Thinking to himself'I don't remember these star fruits being so juicy and potent, I can barely see straight.' Just as slowly as Azazel squatted down, he was just as cautious standing back up.'You got this Z, you've been worse off then this in the past, just stay calm and focus.' Azazel thought to himself.

Turning around slowly and confidently, Azazel looked Lilith square in the eyes with solemn look."I'm so very sorry to hear about your parents, I couldn't even imagine the pain you have gone through. Or how to deal with this murderer Azazel and his crew all while trying to keep the treaty in tack." Bowing and smiling Azazel said Please excuse me for over stepping my bounds, I meant no harm, it's the star fruit talking my Queen, again my humblest apologizes if I offended you." For the first time in as long as Azazel could remember he was blushing.'What is wrong with me, I can snuff out a life without blinking, but here I am acting like a little school girl!'

Reaching up to him mouth for his final bite, he finally realized what Lilith had gestured at. Azazel had juice leaking down his cheek and mouth. Doing what came natural Azazel reached into his coat pocket. Pulling out, what looked like nothing more than a piece of cloth, to wipe his face and knife blade, was actually Azazel's signature bandanna. The tattered,reddish orange, and blood stained bandanna.




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After realizing that he forgot the spices, Falkor looked up to notice Mickey heading his way, thinking to himself out loud"Okay make this quick you exactly what spices he needed for now and the extras he needed for the ships supply." With that Falkor walked purposely towards the spice vendors.

After what he thought was the quickest he ever shopped for anything in his life."Guess I'll meet up with you on the ship Mickey, be there once i get all my stuff together." Laying out all the spices Falkor had just bought. Thinking to himself'I really could use a taste tester, I'd love to try out this new recipe I've concocted.' After careful examination of the cumin, paprika, garlic cloves, onions both green and white, sea salt, pepper and all the freshly cut vegetables Falkor began to mix his secret concoction. While reaching for his pestal Falkor heard that, familiar and long lost voice he dreamed about night after night, it was Seraphine. The biggest and brightest smile appeared on Falkor's face. With a tear in his eye Falkor whispered to himself"My dearest Seraphine, I miss not only cooking for you, but I miss you." Finally finding his pestal, Falkor began mashing and stirring the dry spices, all while adding the fresh spices to the steaming skillet. Once Falkor was convinced he got the spices and vegetables the way he wanted, next came the choice of meats. It was a tough decision, poultry or pork or beef or even seafood? ' So,many choices, so many matches, but which ones to choose.' Falkor debated this for a few seconds in his mind.

Without making up his mind Falkor decided to just "wing it." As soon as he looked up standing not four feet from him was this cute, little girl. She had the biggest grin and eyes that sparkled like the sky at night."Are you hungry my little lady?" Falkor asked with a childish tone."Oh yes sir, but unfortunately I have no money to pay you sir." she replied with tears rolling down her cheek and a quivering lip.

"No tears my beautiful lady, for this is O'Stara and you will eat till your stomach is about to burst." Falkor replied with a huge smile as he walked over and picked her up and placed her right next to him. Once the little girl had gotten her fill and Falkor had given her all the left overs, he packed up his stuff. Looking all over his spot, just to make sure that he didn't forget anything. Satisfied that he didn't leave anything, Falkor hopped onto the ledge and jumped. Falling towards the ground Falkor transformed into the giant bird and flew straight for the ship.




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In response to the extra cash that Constantine gave the vendor, he wrapped the necklace in the nicest cloth he had. "You, sir have my business and my personal protection from this day forth. If you ever need to find me or get a message to me, Queen Lilith has the means to get me a message the quickest.' Bowing and bidding the vendor a "A most pleasant O'Stara."

Moving on towards his main objective, Constantine was beginning to worry about Lilith, she had been gone for quite awhile.
"Stop worrying old man, remember who trained her and taught her the ways of conversation and persuasion." Constantine had finally made it to the one vendor he was looking for, only known as Hephaestus. This was the guy that Constantine would hire to find the rarest and most valuable items.

Thinking to himself as Constantine walked up 'Hope Hep was able to locate the lost Yellowstone Pendant or better yet he has it with him. When Constantine arrived at the meeting point, Hep was not there and no one had seen him all day either. Disappointed and a little worried Constantine started to head back through the market."Hope Hephaestus is okay, you guard come here." He said loudly and forcefully. "Keep an eye out for Hephaestus, notify me immediately with any information or if he's seen."

After stopping by a few vendors on the way to the ship, Constantine had everything he needed, well at least from the portion of the market. Constantine was about to toss his bags on to the deck when a glimmering flash hit him square in the eye."What in the name of the Gods is that?" Constantine squinted and stared toward where the flash originated. While trying to focus, Constantine heard a familiar giggle, but only faintly.

" This is where my little apprentice has been hiding, I wonder who she is with? Without hesitation Constantine grabbed his bags and hopped on the ship. Dashing to his room Constantine tossed his recently purchased items onto his bed in exchange for his belt, ax and whip. There was no stopping Constantine now, he was getting that beach one way or another.



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Lilith sat on the driftwood as the man explained who he was and what he was doing here tonight. She remembered her speech, ..it doesn't matter who you are tonight, we are all equal!... She smiled and took another piece from him, she savored the bite in her mouth, stuffing the whole thing in because she was so hungry.

He got up for a moment so Lilith looked up the beach where the marketplace would be, she wondered if it was too late to get some food. As she turned back to look at her company, he had just turned back around. He sounded so apologetic as he told her he was sorry for the pain she must of have felt. She looked down at her hands, her finger tips felt tingly and she can to wait to finish chewing and swallowing to answer him."Oh it's alright, it happened so long ago. I mean, yeah it ****'s but I can't change my past. I can only change my future."

Lilith stood up and grabbed the stranger's arm so he could balance himself with her help. She knew she wouldn't be of much help but the thought was still there. "I need to start heading back to the courtyard, would you like to accompany me to the marketplace?" She asked as he was wiping his knife, her hand from his arm dropped as she looked at the cloth. "Why does that look so familiar.." She whispered to herself, her head hurt trying to think of where she had seen that cloth from.

She suddenly started giggling like a mad woman, "I'm sorry, sir. The starfruit seems to be talking for me as well." She disregarded the uneasy feeling in her stomach as she tried to walk in the sand. Lilith was able to make it a good two hundred feet away before she slipped and fell. As she started to get back up she could start to see people, the two had made it a good distance heading back. Lilith reached into her bag and pinched her thumb nail into the top to slice it open. She peeled off the outside, throwing it in the ocean to feed the fishes, if anything it was a good fertilizer.

After it was peeled she handed it to her companion, when he started to cut it into slices she quickly flicked the knife handle out of his hands and gracefully caught it before she handed it back to him, handle first."Take bites Mister 'BigShot'" She said, after he took the knife back from her she pulled out another fruit and started to peel it for herself. "Just use your cloth thing to keep wiping your face, I guess." She told him as she just endured the sticky juice rolling down her neck. Her back really started to ache at this point, it burned in one spot in the middle of her back.






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Joel was honestly amused with Run's little tantrum, he was happily laughing his butt off when Run yelled at him. Stating he wasn't funny and to stop laughing at him."The fact that you say not to laugh at you, makes you even more pathetic that I have to laugh more." He couldn't contain it, he laughed again. He whipped away any happy tears that were forming in his eyes and fixed his composer by crossing his arms, one hand over his mouth to stop himself from laughing any further. He took a deep breath and said "Hey Tarun, if it makes you feel any better, my life ****s too."


When Tarun ran off in a sad pathetic defend, his sister turned and looked at Joel."You shouldn't tease him so hard."

"What?! Come on! That's not fair, you know you want to laugh too." Joel stated moving closer to her. He was really thrilled to be with someone that he actually knows, he hadn't planned to celebrate this night because he wasn't anywhere near Te-Fiti's island. With the sudden change of events, he was going to have some fun at least. For the next three wishes of his life he would be attached to Rin's hips."The poor kid can't just live his own life." When she finally joined in on the laugh his only got louder.

Finally they both settled down and as Rin started to walk she told Joel "And don't worry, I'm saving the wishes." He started to follow her down the beach, unsure of what would be ahead, he slid his arm around the back of her waist, his palm on her opposing hip after she told him "It's nice to know you want to stick around, hmm?"

"There's no one I'd rather spend this holiday with. Joel told her bringing her close for a hug and a small kiss on her cheek before letting her go. He followed her to the docks, and then to a huge ship. The impression had to look terrifying from Rin's reaction to Joel. He looked over at some shoes that were just thrown onto the floor, Rin explained right away "That's Yuna. Well, that's her shoes. She's cute, tiny with a horn."


Joel's next look was his right eye brow raised and his lips puckered out before he said "Is that some fancy new age way of telling that 'she's' really a 'he'?" Joel asked honestly before smirking at her expression. "Just kidding. I'm sure I'll understand that 'horn comment later."

Rin called out for someone a couple minutes later."Sera? We have a friend, do you want to meet him?" Nobody answered though, Rin thought to herself for a moment. Giving Joel enough time to look around, this place looked so dangerous, it reminded him of Azazel's ship, he wondered if it was a pirate ship. "We - I mean, I have a friend. He's Joel!" Rin suddenly said, he turned to look at her, a big smile forming on his face when she met his eyes again.

"And I guess I'm something like a second in command?" Rin suddenly stated, Joel rolled his eyes at the comment.

"What? No way!" Joel said pushing her shoulder a little bit. When he realized she was serious he shook his head, his eyes going big. "Oh wow. You're not kidding. That's great. WOW!" He looked around again before asking her. "So I take it this is a pirate ship then?" He asked curious.




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After a while of sitting on the railing peering down at people coming down the docks she decided that she should start cooking something now just encase someone was hungry when they got back. The small sampler she got from Falkor's stand wasn't going to be enough to feed two tiny bottomless pits and Constantine was kind of a pig himself too. Seraphine skipped down to the kitchen, she took some time to stare at the ingredients in her kitchen before she decided that she would make a cuisine meal for tonight. She used the blue orb to light the stove, placing the medium pan over the fire, she began to cook up the skinless and already cut up fish she kept in the cool storage, the one that always touched water so the walls were always cold.

Seraphine added spices in, she memorized which to use from her dear past lover. She learned a lot from Falkor, she was clearly still hurt by his betrayal. However tonight she wouldn't think of that, she would think of her new friends. They were her family for now, she had new priorities that were apart of her new life. Once the fish was done cooking she put the pan's lid over the fish and put it aside. She put the large flattop iron skillet on the stove top, dropping it fast so she wouldn't burn her finger tips. She moved quickly, reaching for a loaf of bread stacked in one crate in the corner between vegetables.

When she returned to the stove she had sliced the bread before placing them on top of the flattop, she flipped them occasionally. When they were done she moved them to a plate and put a white cloth over them to keep them warm. Next she made a sort of creamy broth, using the pan the fish cooked in she added honey milk and some water together, a pinch of spices here and there. She graded cheese up and slowly added it into the pan over boiling hot water. As the ingredients started to mix together into the creamy sauce she knew it was ready.

Seraphine heard someone as she started placing dishes on the counter to make plates."Seraphine, if you're here, I call the shower!" Little Yuna called from down the halls, Seraphine's fox ears pointed to the ground as she listened for Yuna while continuing cooking. 'One day I'll make the perfect mother for a liter of kids' She thought to herself, proud of her ability to multitask.

Even though there was only four people she always made enough food for six. She had put the sampler from Falkor's stand- noodles with the star fruit tangy sweetness taste to it- it kind of had a spicy after taste. Next was the fish meat, she divided it into six plates. Her smile was big as she poured an even amount of sauce over the meat and noodles. Finally she added two slices of bread to each plate. Not sure when they would be ready to eat she put metal plates over each plate of food.

As she was cleaning herself up from the mess she had made she heard Rin, her heart fluttered with the happiest feeling as Rin spoke."Sera? We have a friend, do you want to meet him?" Seraphine wriggled her nose to the unfamiliar scent in the air with Rin's, her stomach felt uneasy and she had a bad feeling. When Seraphine finally found Rin, her face lit up with surprise and Seraphine raced to Rin. Seraphine picked up Rin and rubbed her own face to Rin's before suddenly dropping her."I'm so happy your home! Dinner is ready, I just finis-" Seraphine stopped dead in her tracks as she realized another person was with Rin, she looked up to see who he was and had a distant memory of how she knew him.

When she snapped back in realty she took a step back from the two of them and stared at Joel for a long time before looking at back at Rin."I'm going to go tell Yuna that dinner is ready." She said almost just as fast as she turned around and started walking away. All nine tails were big and fluffed up like she was scared or in danger. Before she went and looked for Yuna however she went back to her room to scream in a pillow.

Once she had gained her composure she continued down the hall to the showers. She knocked on the door and then entered, since it was a shared bathroom. "Yuna, I don't know what to do.. Rin clearly just opened the genie's bottle. He's the one that wouldn't even hand me a knife!" She cried into the showers, she couldn't visibly see little Yuna because of how steamy the room itself was, but Seraphine's ears were pointed to the floor and her tails fell lifeless to the floor.



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The hot water felt luxurious on her skin, washing away the dirt and grime of the evening. Yuna hummed to herself as she scrubbed her purple hair and made sure her horn was squeaky clean. "Come here Uni, you need a cleaning too!" Yuna lifted her plush that was waiting just outside of the water and scrubbed the toy until its white fur gleamed. While washing, the door poked open, someone striding inside. [color=#CD96CD]"What's wrong Seraphine?" Yuna inquired, only able to half hear her. She turned the water off and stepped out of the shower stall, reaching for her towel. "He didn't hand you a knife?" Yuna wasn't sure she was getting the full picture here. She wrapped her toy in a towel too and began the arduous process of brushing out her hair.

"A genie?" Yuna's eyes sparkled. "Rin found a genie?" For someone who was technically a mythical creature, she sure was easily infatuated by others. Yuna finished drying herself and her toy off, her eyes sparkling in wonder. "I can't wait to meet him! Unless, he's the reason you're crying?" Her smile drooped. "Then we should... we should... kick him in the shins and run away!" The only defensive move the little unicorn knew, it seemed. She wriggled into her dress and took Seraphine's hand in her own. "Even if he was a bad person though, I bet it's nothing that your food can't fix." Yuna smiled hopefully, her hunger showing perhaps a bit more than she would have liked. "I don't know if it'll fix anything, but maybe talking to him would help?"

Yuna didn't know the entirety of the situation, of course, she did know that she was hungry and wanted to go and eat the delicious food before it became cold. "And if it doesn't work then we kick him out!" Or maybe in the shins if they couldn't kick him off the ship? "It's better to be closer to your enemies, isn't that some sort of saying?" Yuna mused aloud as she lifted her unicorn up. She was still holding Seraphine's hand as she opened up the door to the bathroom and led the two of them out and to the mess hall. "I started working on a new map, the stars here are so vibrant and easy to chart." Yuna said happily, wondering if changing the topic would help. Was it selfish to want to speak a little bit of her work? Did it bore the others? Yuna furrowed her brow. Okay, she wouldn't talk about it, just in case no one else found the constellations to be as interesting as the unicorn did.

Yuna poked her head into the mess hall, spotting Rin and a tall, dark haired figure. Was this the genie Seraphine had spoken of? Yuna released the kitsune's hand, her horn gleaming in the lantern light of the ship. "Okay, we just have to start with introducing ourselves. Maybe he won't remember you?" Yuna suggested hopefully. The poor unicorn was so shy though that her legs were trembling as she stepped into the dining hall. "H-hello," she pulled her toy up to cover the lower half of her face, squeezing the white plush against her. "Rin is-is this your fr-friend?" Yuna inquired softly, remaining by the door, too scared to walk any further into the room.


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From the beach he stumbled back to the ship, collapsing on the hull. Where was the boss? How much longer was this going to take? Mickey sniffed the air, something tasty was brewing. His stomach growled something fierce. He had tossed the rest of the star fruit juice into the ocean, otherwise he surely would have chugged the bottle. A pleasant heat was in his stomach and face, more than likely from the alcoholic effects of the drink. Mickey sat up slowly, figuring that he wasn't doing anything for his self image by laying here. He picked up the bags he had dropped off and stumbled to his room, dumping everything onto his bed. "Let's see, ah, here it is." He grinned as he propped the jewel on his head, a crown visually similar to the one that had previously graced his head at prince.

The familiar weight was comforting and the home sickness eased. He made his way out of his room, a bit dizzy, the effects of the drink beginning to wear off. Mickey pulled his shirt off and tied it around his waist, feeling a bit too warm for comfort. "Falkor? Need any help?" He poked his head into the kitchen, his gaze falling onto the large pot. "Smells good, as always." He grinned, nostalgic mood completely erased. Mickey stepped into the doorway, hands on his hips. "So, what can I do? I'm only a little drunk, I could definitely wield a knife and beat up onions or something."

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As Lilith walked down the beach, her heart ached as she thought of how angry Constantine would be that the dress he literally bought her four hours ago is already ruined. Thinking of Constantine in general had her cheeks blushing, she thought of that signature look she gave him when she was getting on his last nerve. Her stomach suddenly felt sick as she continued thinking about him, fun memories playing through her head. She jumped and stopped walking with her companion when she heard her name being roared from up the beach by the docks.

"Who is that yelling your name your highness?" Her intoxicated companion said almost right after they heard Constantine's voice. Lilith panicked, her heart racing as she looked around. Why was he so mad at her? It's because you ran off, silly. She thought to herself as she looked at her companion, he seemed to be really enjoying the starfruit."This star fruit is amazing, but i could really go for some grilled meat and vegetables, are you hungry your majesty?"

"I am starving." Lilith said answering his question, she looked towards the direction that Constantine was coming in, narrowing her eyes to use her perfect vision. She could see Constantine's hand resting on his whip. Lilith dropped her starfruit as she started to back up slowly. She looked over at her companion, he had suddenly turned around looking nervous.

"Hey, are you okay? Lilith asked him, forgetting about the angry Constantine coming to whip her for running away. She tried to put her hand on the stranger's arm but her blurry vision was off, so when she placed her hand on his arm she really patted the air in front of her.

The man suddenly streeched "Aha I've got it!", it made Lilith shake, she rubbed her ears as if that would help them. Her heart pounded in her chest, the sudden sick feeling came back. She took another look in the direction Constantine was coming in, instead of looking upset he was downing some nectar. Her attention was taken away from Constantine as her companion yelled "He's coming right for us, he's coming right for us, run for your lives, Azazel is coming to kidnap us my Queen!"

"What? N-No.. W-Wait!" Lilith questioned what he was saying as she looked over, he was flailing his arms into the air as he ran for the ocean. It was so dark outside by the beach she didn't know how a normal person could just swim in the dark. She tried to stop him but as the water came to her knees she couldn't find him anymore.

Confused and worried about the man she had just met she decided to start walking towards Constantine instead. She kept her head down until she could see his figure in front of her. She stood in front of him, her stomach growled loud enough for both of them to hear. "I-I'm sorry, Constantine. I didn't think you'd be so mad because I ran off. I-I just wanted to.." She looked up at Constantine and lost all thought as her eyes locked with his.

Lilith turned around suddenly to hide her pink cheeks, the starfruit wasn't helping her. When she was sure she was okay she turned back around, taking Constantine's hand in hers she pulled him towards the docks."At least save my dignity and lecture me in my room away from lingering ears." She told him, a whole new tone as she tried to cover up how scared she was at how she first saw him coming down the beach.

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The fox whimpered as Yuna turned the water off, her ears folding into her hair. The sound was high pitched from inside the walls of the bathroom. The air was filled with humanity, making Seraphine's nails shake to get the water off, even though there was no water on her tails. As Seraphine watched Yuna, she frowned the whole time wondering how she was supposed to keep her cool. "I've told you stories about the genie that didn't help me" She told the small child. Seraphine knew she had to get a hold of herself and handle this situation calm and professionally.

Seraphine shook her head at Yuna's statement of kicking him out if the food didn't work. Although it was appealing for a second to imagine literally throwing him over the deck. She smiled to herself as the thought left her head, leaving her back in the bathroom with Yuna. She listened to Yuna talk some more, hoping that he was nice. Seraphine could see the excitement in Yuna's eyes, she couldn't blame the child.

"It doesn't work like that Yuna, if you find a genie bottle then your genie cannot leave your side. It's like your own personal guardian angel that can't do much to help you out." She smirked at her joke, knowing very well it would fly right past the little unicorns head.

Seraphine would occasionally squeeze Yuna's hand as the two walked to the mess hall. Seraphine remembered suddenly that the plates of food were still in the kitchen. While Yuna was talking about making a new map Seraphine quickly slipped her hand out of Yuna's. The girl must not have noticed because she kept talking, Seraphine could still her talking about the new map and how excited she was about it. Seraphine quickly grabbed two dishes, her tails picking up the remaining dishes and heading back to Yuna just as she said "Okay, we just have to start with introducing ourselves. Maybe he won't remember you?"

Seraphine nodded at Yuna."I think that's the best way to start." She walked next to Yuna, her tails moving to avoid the plates falling with her. She smiled as Yuna asked Rin about her new friend, Yuna didn't move into the mess hall, she barely stood in the door. Seraphine sighed as she used her foot to slide Yuna's light body into the room a bit more so that she could move around Yuna to walk into the mess hall.

As Seraphine placed each dish in front of the six chairs she would glance up at everyone as they talked. "Yes, this is my friend. Don't worry, he's bound to my wishes and won't hurt you. His name is Joel!" Rin had answered Yuna. Seraphine's eyes went to Yuna who stood nervously with her little unicorn. Her heart ached for little Yuna, the world seemed like a big scary place and in reality it was a big scary place.

Rin spoke again as she was digging through her bag."And the fox girl is Sera. Which, by the way..." Making Seraphine's heart skip a beat that the attention was on her, she didn't want the attention on her! She smiled, hiding back her scared reaction."Seraphine, is my name. Sera or Fynn for short. It is a pleasure to meet you Joel." She bowed at Joel, knowing exactly who he is. She didn't expect him to remember her, it had been 20 years at least.

Thinking of protecting her scared child she walked over to Yuna and picked her up."It's okay, I'm here with you." She whispered in Yuna's ear before placing her in her own chair at the table. Seraphine pushed the chair closer to the table but not too close to squish Yuna in. She then slid in the chair next to Yuna, she waved at Rin and Joel to join them."We haven't been waiting for Constantine. He is playing "babysit the queen" tonight." Seraphine told them giggling at her comment.



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The tour of the ship was interesting, something he had never done before. For him that was a big thing, because there wasn't much Joel hasn't seen or hasn't done. He has been alive since before the world went to hell and back, so that was saying a lot for him. Usually Joel spent most holidays alone, tonight he got to spent it with other people. That was the most exciting thing for him in while, he didn't care that it was a pirate ship or that the world was currently in danger.

As they came into the mess hall Joel spotted a small child in the doorway of the mess hall. He knew she was the one that Rin referred to as 'Yuna'. She looked frightened as she asked about him. Behind her was another woman, she looked sort of familiar but Joel didn't play into it. The other woman used her foot to push Yuna into the mess room so the rest of them could get in. He watched as she then placed the dishes she was balancing on her tails on the table. "Cool." He said quietly, talking about the foxes abilities to use her tails to carry the plates.

Rin introduced the two again, he bowed towards both women."It is a pleasure to make your acquaintance, ladies." He said sweetly, winking at Rin when he came back up, as to show her he was behaving himself with his 'dirty jokes'.

"I have Starfruit Nectar ready for after the meal! I don't know what it does, but I heard it's a delicacy of the island." Rin stated right after Seraphine had gone over to Yuna. She picked Yuna up like she was a child and put her at the table. He wondered if the girl was capable of moving on her own or if there was just some weird relationship going on between the two. He thought back to before the nuclear war when he would visit the endangered fox habitats. The foxes carried their young everywhere, even though they were capable of moving on their own.

"Oh Rin! Are you a party girl now?" Joel asked, his smile was enough to make a girl's heart and maybe even her...... melt. "Now that's the type of girl I want to see, if you haven't had starfruit before your all in for a real fun night." He said as he took one of the empty seats.

"Thank you for this meal, Seraphine." Joel told Seraphine very sweetly before he tried a bite of the meal before him. Savoring every bite he ate slowly, listening to the others around him. He would nod or shake his head to their questions as he slowly ate.

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Yuna did remember those stories, but it had been a while since she had heard them. "I'm sorry Seraphine, I don't remember that much from them." Yuna admitted with a shake of her head, "Um, maybe you can tell them again one day? If it isn't too traumatizing?" And not when Joel was around, not that he was in the bathroom with them or anything. The two of them made their way to the mess hall where everyone else would be, or at least, Rin due to the fact that Constantine was "babysitting," as everyone called it. Yuna hummed along the way, attempting to brighten Seraphine's spirits and avoid talking about maps so as not to bore the kitsune. Supposedly, they would not be able to kick Joel in the shins and throw him off the ship if he misbehaved.

Almost a soon a s they reached the mess hall, Yuna's shyness poked its nosy head in through the unwanted window, reminding the unicorn that her terrible anxiety prevented her from easily making friends. Already she was frozen in fear, barely able to get a squeak out of her mouth in a high pitched introduction. Sera nudged her fully inside, the unicorn stiff with fear. Her horn glimmered, still wet from her shower. Sera introduced herself to the genie, who, as Yuna had theorized, did not recall the nine tailed fox in the least. It seemed to be a breath of relief for Sera, who lifted up the frozen unicorn and placed her in a chair, pushing her in. Yuna blinked, wondering how she had moved so quickly. She placed her unicorn on the table, the steaming plate of delicious smelling goods awaiting to be devoured.

Rin attempted to make niceties between the unicorn and the genie she called Joel, giving a proper introduction. "H-hello," Yuna blushed, balling her hands into fists on her lap. Her head snapped up when Rin mentioned that she had brought an entire bottle of Starfruit juice back with her. The unicorn's eyes sparkled for but a moment, then she shrank away. "Constantine sa-said I can't ha-have any of t-that," she was under strict directions not to consume anything that might impair her thoughts. As Navigator, she wouldn't be of any use if she couldn't tell up from down, especially if another pirate ship attacked and they needed to get away; they would be dead in the water, so to speak.

"Th-thank you f-f-for the f-f-f-food!" She picked up her fork and began to dig in, her stomach growling something fierce. The taste was just as desirable as the scent, a delectable myriad of colorful flavors dancing across her tongue, each one brighter than the next.


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"I'm only slightly drunk," Mickey promised as he took a seat in the kitchen. Put spices into jars? Sure! Mickey could do that with his eyes closed! He tied the strip of cloth over his nose and mouth and began to carefully create lines of powder that he then dutifully scooted into the individually labeled bottles. It was slow work, but Mickey was glad to have something to focus on. "Hey Falkor, did you try the starfruit juice?" He asked in an attempt to make light conversation. "I had some, but it seemed a little weak." His words were only slightly slurred, the drunken feeling already beginning to ware off. Falkor didn't answer, however, instead, he turned on a device and turned into a cooking machine, going from pot to pan to space rack and who knows what else. The smells soon began to fill the kitchen, delicious and mouth watering.

Suddenly, Falkor screamed into the sky, cursing the world for a girl named Seraphine. Mickey grinned, ever the sly fox. "So, there's a girl? I didn't realize you were actually interested in women." He snickered. There was only one Seraphine that Mickey knew of, the nine tail fox girl aboard the Pirate King's ship. "Pfft, Pirate King, I bet Azazel could take him and his crew on any day." Mickey grinned at the thought, thirsty for a fight thanks to the alcohol in his veins. A slam sounded outside, Mickey poked his head out the door, the runt poking around the lower decks of the ship. "Oy! Get in here Runt! We're making dinner!" Mickey sat back down and pulled his bandanna back up. "So, tell m about this girl Falkor and maybe I'll tell you a little something about home?" A fair trade, or so Mickey believed.

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"Okay Mickey, I'll tell you a story of love and loss. But if you back out of your share, I promise you will fly higher than you ever have before." Falkor said promisingly.

"Only because today is a special day I will humor you. Grab a chair and that nectar. I'll grab the mugs." Falkor yelled as he headed to his room to grab his custom mugs. The only time these mugs ever get brought out is for special occasions. Upon returning to the galley, Falkor placed the mugs on the prep counter."Up until this day only two other people have seen these mugs. I brought these mugs all the way here from my home planet, where I obtained after I slit the throat of the highest ranking general of the rebellion." Falkor bragged as he filled the mugs to the brim. After downing the whole mug in one gulp, then refilling once Falkor cleared his throat, looked at his feet. Raising his head with a big sigh, Falkor began his story.

"After I came through the portal and landed on Eden, I spent the first few months adjusting to everything, but once I found my way I began to head towards the markets that i knew of. After bouncing from market place to butcher shop, I came across the most beautiful I had ever seen in the entire universe. When i came across her, she was frightened and full of rage. I talked her into joining me for some food down by the water, away from humans. That's where my solo journey ended and our journey began. I introduced my self and asked her name, where she came from and why she was alone. Her name was sweeter than the star fruit's pure juice, Seraphine and she had nine tails that were absolutely perfect. She told me that she had been created by humans. As some sort of sick experiment, to see if they could cross breed a human and a fox. She spent her whole life in a science lab, being tested and tortured." Falkor had stopped suddenly stopped talking at quickly turned around. Grabbing a bandanna out of his pocket he wiped his eyes and mouth.

Turning back around, Falkor poured some more nectar into both mugs."Where was I, oh yeah. So, after years of torment and abuse she manged to use her strength and over power the guards and kill the scientists that did this. Escaping and running as far and fast as she could, she ended up in the market place where I ran into her. I told her that I wasn't human either, but being through everything she had been, Seraphine wasn't buying my story. So, I proved that I wasn't human, other than this appearance that I have. We walked down the beach a few hundred feet and that's when I showed I true form. I climbed the cliff side and jumped, transforming into my "raven like" form. After that Sera and I were inseparable. We opened our own butcher and food shop. I taught her everything there is to know about being a butcher and chef." Falkor exclaimed with a smirk on his face. Followed by downing his whole mug again. Feeling a little tipsy and nostalgic Falkor looked back at Mickey,"Your turn 'fish man,' lets here the tales of your home."


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Constantine stopped dead in his tracks as he watched Azazel running around like a little child. HE couldn't help but chuckle just a little before heading to Lilith. As he got closer Constantine began to talk rather loudly, so that Lilith couldn't say she didn't hear him."Do you know who that was Lilith? I'll tell you who that was. That was the one man that I fair warned you about. Did you not notice the bandanna? What have you done to the dress that I picked out for you"

By the time Constantine reached Lilith he was mad, but curious as to what those two talked about."My little apprentice, I have finally found you. We are heading straight for my ship, where I can keep an eye on you. We also have a lot to discuss." Constantine said sternly, but he also gave Lilith a big hug and whispered in her ear"I was so worried about you, I thought maybe Azazel had kidnapped you or that you were hurt. Please don't run off like that again." As he let go of her he gave Lilith a kiss on the forehead. Together they headed for the ship.

After a long awkwardly silent walk to the docks, Constantine pulled down the rope ladder and said"Alright climb up." Following Lilith, Constantine climbed. Once he reached the deck, he led Lilith toward the mess, assuming that Lilith was hungry. Along the way to the mess, Constantine stopped Lilith saying"I have something for you my Queen. I hope you like it, I had it made special for this occasion." Reaching into his coat pocket he pulled out the necklace that he picked up at the market. Showing it to Lilith he quietly asked" Do you like it?" As he reached around her neck to put it on her.

Finally reaching the mess after Constantine's many stops, they came upon everyone in the mess, plus a brand new member."Rin, Yuna, Sera, I have orders for you all. You all know Queen Lilith, from now till we leave, the Queen will be our guest. She is by no means to be out of anyone's sight till" Azreal's Fortune" has left port and is out on the high seas. Do you all understand my orders. Your majesty I must excuse myself, I must do my rounds. My crew will treat you well. Have a pleasant evening all, I shall see you at first light." Constantine instructed.


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Running and screaming like a little child as he jumped into the water, was the last thing that Azazel wanted to do .But it was the only way to avoid detection and a confrontation from Constantine. Thinking to himself as he drifted through the water,'I missed this so much, I need to do this more often. As Azazel closed in on his ship he pushed himself towards the surface. Once he was above the waves he skied across the surface. Using his ability, Azazel had the water place him on the deck.

Once his feet were back on the wooden planks of the main deck, Azazel let out a sigh of relief. Not because he's scared of Constantine or Lilith and her Royal Guard, but because he was home again."I really need to shower and get something to eat. All this star fruit has my head all messed up. ONWARD to the showers." Azazel screamed as he stumbled towards his quarters.

When Azazel reached the top of three stairs,he almost face planted. But that didn't stop him from walking and disrobing simultaneously. Eventually making it to the shower, Azazel turned the water to scolding hot, grabbed the nectar bottle and disappearing into the steam. Finding his way through the steam was a lot harder than Azazel anticipated,"You're turning into a little weight old man. Getting Lilith to come easily, is no longer the plan. We are going to kidnap her after Constantine and his merry brats leave tomorrow, yes that's what we will do KIDNAP LILITH!" Screamed Azazel as he laughed maniacally.

After his refreshing and sobering shower, Azazel dressed in his favorite outfit. Wrapped across his face was his bandanna. Looking in the mirror,"No one can stop this plan, not even the Gods themselves,hahahahaha." Azazel laughed as he made his way to the mess."Man am I glad to have Falkor cooking again, I maybe be a King but whatever they were cooking on land was definitely not fit for anyone."

When Azazel was only a few feet from the mess, he over heard Falkor talking."After that Sera and I were inseparable. We opened our own butcher and food shop. I taught her everything there is to know about being a butcher and chef." Falkor exclaimed with a smirk on his face. Followed by downing his whole mug again. Feeling a little tipsy and nostalgic Falkor looked back at Mickey,"Your turn 'fish man,' lets here the tales of your home." Not wanting to miss out on any of the story that he had heard a few times before, Azazel leaned up against the wall peering in, he saw Mickey sitting there quiet and contently listening. Seeing Mickey, Azazel decided to waited for Falkor to finish his story before bursting in.



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After being dragged around with Constantine lecturing her this way and that way, she was finally able to come to her senses. She stood fast, slamming her palm on the table to stop Constantine dead in his tracks."Excuse me? There's important business I do need to attend too at the castle. I can't afford to just sit here on your ship with a bunch of drunken pirates." She stated, gesturing to the group at the mess hall table, drinking the nectar. She grabbed the glass that Seraphine slid to her and drank the small amount inside.

"Please, continue to enjoy the celebration for as long as this old fart will let you." Lilith said to the group before turning to look at Constantine."Since you have your rounds to do, AT THE CASTLE. Then you can keep an eye on me." Lilith said, taking his hand. She waved one last time to everyone else who seemed puzzled by the scene of events. "No, but really I have a lot of stuff to do." Lilith told Constantine as they walked off the wooden plank that was attached to the docks and his ship.

They walked in silence to the castle, Lilith would occasionally fidget with the necklace Constantine had just given her. On her way back to the castle, she was stopped by many people. She would hug them and tell them to enjoy their night before carrying on. Finally when she made it to the courtyard she said goodbye to Constantine as Merlin and Viktor came to retrieve her.

"Queen Lilith! Where the .... have you been?" Merlin yelled at her, making her cringe as she walked in between the two.

"Excuse me for enjoying the holiday." Lilith muttered under her breath.

"You don't get to enjoy any holidays! You are the queen!" Merlin answered her, yanking her arm all the way to her office where she was left alone to sign papers.

Lilith carefully went over all the orders making sure every last item was on the correct list, then signing them and using her magic to send them off to their corresponding parties. After a while of boredom she would start dancing while she read the books, letters and respond to allies in need of either men or materials. Hours went by before she was done, as she exited her office she found it strange that the halls were so empty but outside there was still laughing and singing from all the night owls still partying. She found it strange that no guards followed her to her room, wondering where they could all be.

As Lilith turned down the hall that would led to her room she saw a servant pulling a small wagon of nectar juice. She stepped in front of him, stopping him."Is there a way I could get you to take this to my room?" She asked softly and sweetly. The servant stuttered his reply."Y-Yes, your majesty! Of course! A-At once!" He said, that made her smile.

She closed her bedroom door after he left and grabbed one of the bottles. "Time to enjoy my night in the safety of my own home." She said as she walked to her balcony. Below was a cliff into the water, out in the beyond was nothing but the sea for miles. Lanterns were being released from the ocean by many people on boats of all sizes. Lilith smiled to herself as she took a big gulp of the nectar.

After finishing the first bottle she entered her room, and then her closet. She put on her bedtime robes, a purple shear dress that should really not be seen by anyone but her lover. "If I had someone to call mine..this one's to you, where ever you are." She said as she popped the screw off the next bottle. She took another big gulp, swallowing her loneliness and sadness in the sweet nectar.


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"Um, one second, Joel. We - I need to talk to them." Rin told Joel, he nodded turning around and walking out the way they had came in. He wasn't too sure what was going on, but he really didn't care either way. He wasn't there nearly long enough to slightly care if something was wrong or not. He decided after a while he would go back in and just sit down in the spot that Rin had pointed out earlier.

Joel laughed when Rin didn't understand what he meant about the word 'party'. He shook his head, deciding if he remembered later he would explain to her. As he ate, he realized that Rin tried some of the nectar. "Poison? Was I poisoned?" She suddenly said, making Joel laugh loud. "Joel, help, I'm poisoned! But it's a happy poison?" Joel took the bottle from her hands and downed the rest of it!

"This is normal Rin. Calm down, your freaking out for no reason. This is what I meant by partying. This juice makes you feel silly. It's a good type of poison. I'm sure even Azazel is all wacky right now because of this stuff." Joel said as he held out his hand, within seconds a bottle just appeared there in his hand.

Rin started freaking out again so Joel walked over to her after she asked if it was poison again. "Rin, your being dramatic. It's supposed to do this to you."

The fox lady was not helping as she cracked up at her companion, she was probably making the little unicorn girl confused and scared. Joel looked up at them and shook his head. "Seraphine, right? Your not helping!" He roared at her, however she just kept laughing.

It wasn't until Constantine coming in with Lilith right behind until everyone was silent for a moment. When Constantine suddenly said that they had to watch Lilith, Seraphine made a groaning sound but then lightened up when Lilith said she had to go.

"What just happened?" Joel asked confused after the two left just as quickly as they showed up.

Seraphine stood up and walked around the table, grabbing the dishes that were empty."Those two are impossible. They are both royals, and pain in the .... They constantly are at each others throats. However Constantine doesn't really have the high ground since he works for Lilith." Seraphine said the last part as she was leaving the room. She held up the dishes as a way of excusing herself.

Joel shook his head and looked at Rin."You okay Annie?" He said, an old joke that would fly past everyone's heads.

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Seraphine smiled at Rin as she reached over to pinch her cheek."I am fine my dear, I have a bad past with your genie but it's okay." She told her friend honestly, before stuffing her face with noddles and fish. She enjoyed her own cooking so much, call her cocky or arrogant but she would only eat her own cooking, or Falkor's.

Seraphine couldn't help but to laugh uncontrollably as Rin tried the juice."It's okay Yuna, we are off duty tonight. You can have a little sip just to say you've tried it." Seraphine told her as she grabbed the bottle and poured Yuna a shot of the nectar. She smiled at Yuna, letting her know it was okay as Seraphine took a small sip herself.

Suddenly Constantine came back, as she greeted him her smile soon turned to a frown as Lilith came in behind him, making Seraphine groan. She was forced to take a seat at the table with everyone else. Seraphine poured her a shot of the juice and slid it down to her, even though Lilith didn't see it coming she still caught it. Lilith turned to give Seraphine a strange look before she stood and slammed her palm on the table making Seraphine jump.

"Excuse me? There's important business I do need to attend too at the castle. I can't afford to just sit here on your ship with a bunch of drunken pirates." Lilith told Constantine. Seraphine smirked and whispered."You go girl!" under her breath.

Seraphine stood up after Lilith turned and told all of them to enjoy the celebration."Thank you, your majesty." She said bowing to the queen. When the two left, and she could only smell their scent faintly she turned to the rest of her companions and laughed."I think it's great that Lilith has Constantine wrapped around her little finger. She puts that cranky old pirate into line." Seraphine laughed before she got up.

Joel asked what was up with those two and Seraphine replied with "Those two are impossible. They are both royals, and pain in the .... They constantly are at each others throats. However Constantine doesn't really have the high ground since he works for Lilith." She had all the empty dishes in her hands now, she motioned the dishes upwards at the group as she left the mess hall.


Once she made it back to the kitchen she washed each of the dishes instead of putting them away she kept them out as she started to cut up a couple different types of fruit, including the starfruit. She mixed all the fruit together and sprinkled sugar on the fruit. Next she divided the whole fruit mix onto the four plates and then carried them back out to the mess hall. "I made a healthy dessert." She stated, she put three plates down and put a special plate down in front of Yuna, that didn't have much star fruit pieces in the fruit salad.

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"Excuse me? There's important business I do need to attend too at the castle. I can't afford to just sit here on your ship with a bunch of drunken pirates." Lilith stated sternly."Okay your highness, you're right I can't treat you like a child, you are all grown up and running the kingdom. I will escort you back to the palace if you will allow me to accompany you?" Constantine replied apologetically. As they made their way out of the galley, Constantine turned to the crew members and Joel saying"Alright crew, tonight everyone is off duty. I will see you all in the morning." With that Constantine and Lilith made their way off the ship.

After a long quiet walk over the bridge and to the court yard, Constantine turned to face Lilith bowing and humbly saying"My sincerest apologies for the way I acted earlier. You are a grown women, you don't need an old man babysitting you anymore. I must do my rounds and prepare the guards for closing down the halls for the night. I never got a chance to say this earlier, but you look absolutely stunning your Majesty. When I am done with my rounds I will say my farewell, with your permission that is." Grabbing Lilith's hand, her gave it a kiss and headed toward the look out towers.

Arriving at the first tower Constantine made his way up the stairs and to the look out point."How does the horizon look men? Anything to report?" Constantine requested sternly."Nothing to report here sir. The horizon is clear and empty.""Since nothing ominous is lingering, one of you will be my runner, request an update and do their personnel changes. If they ask, which they shouldn't tell them I personally sent you." Reaching into his heavy over coat Constantine retrieved a bottle of nectar and placed it on the table."Gentlemen I bid a goodnight and Happy O'Stara, don't drink this till you have been relived of your duty." Constantine expressed firmly, turned and headed back down the stairs with a guard quickly making her way right behind him.

"Guard remember that you have my word and backing. If you come across and grief or defiance, please escort the individual directly to me, even if I'm on my ship." Constantine conveyed a last time, before turning his attention to the Queen's personal guard. He marched the thirty feet, to their post requesting an update on everything."Good evening you Majesty.We don't have much to report sir, we had to escort a handful of overly drunk patrons. Nothing to serious. Queen Lilith is safe and with the Council at the moment.""Thank you for the report gentlemen, your replacements shall be arriving soon. Once you are relieved you go find the cook and tell him I sent you for food and drink. I will cover the costs. Happy O'Stara." Constantine stated in his Irish accent.

After what seemed like hours Constantine finally finished his rounds and headed for Lilith's room. He climbed the large stair case and then a smaller set, eventually making it to her room. Calmly yet loud enough for Lilith to hear, he knocked on the heavy wooden doors."Enter." Constantine heard from somewhere in the room. Upon entering the room, Constantine stopped just inside the doorway, he bowed and said respectfully"It is just you Captain of the guard your Majesty, may I have a moment of you time?"

Constantine began to speak without waiting for a reply."Lilith, I am so sorry for the way I treated you this evening. I had no right to try and control you like that. I'm not making excuses, but I was very startled after seeing you with you mysterious guest, which I have yet to tell you who that was. Yes, I know him and so do you." Constantine said nervously."The man that graced you with his presence this evening, had a reddish bandanna. Not wanting to put you in any danger I didn't react the way I normally would have, but that was for your safety your Highness. That man, well not even a man truly, that was none other than Azazel."

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For a moment, Yuna felt brave, for a moment, she was able to almost stride into the room, full of confidence, ready to meet this new person. Then, Yuna seemed to remember her shyness and crippling anxiety over meeting new people. She froze in the doorway, unable to move. Rin seemed to mistake this onset of shyness for feeling unwell, to which the little unicorn shook her head, trying to convince the other two that she was alright, just being her shy self. Yuna shook her head to Rin's inquiry, "N-nothing," she squirmed and looked at her feet, hugging her unicorn against her. "S-scary meet-meeting new p-people," Yuna managed to stutter.

Joel wasn't the problem, nor his clothing. It was the fact that Yuna could hardly look up from her plate and only seemed to stiffen when the Princess and Constantine arrived. "H-h-hello," Yuna managed before they seemed to rush off, almost as quickly as they had come. The Starfruit Nectar was passed around, Seraphine telling Yuna that it would be fine. The unicorn took a tiny sip, the brew making her lips full funny and her tongue tingly. She giggled, downing the rest of the shot after deciding that she liked the flavor. Yuna looked around, glancing at Rin who was acting funny. "It's not poison silly! It's juice!" It seemed the shot had helped her relax. She leaned back in her seat, picking up her fork to stab the fish on her plate. As sea faring folk, they ate fish plenty, but Seraphine always cooked it to perfection. "It's so yummy," Yuna sighed, touching her cheek as she ate.

Next, Seraphine brought out dessert, little bowls of fruit. Yuna happily reached for her's, digging a spoon in to drag pieces out, one by one munching an crunching on sticky, sweet fruit, juice occasionally dripping down her chin. Even the fruit salad tasted goo, probably because Seraphine made it. The only one Yuna trusted in the kitchen, the nine tailed fox truly had a gift with the spices. "Rin, do you feel any better?" Yuna asked sweetly, seeming to forget altogether that Joel was there. It was growing late, Yuna was feeling sleep, the shot making her awfully dizzy. She wanted to go and lay down in her bed and snuggle with her unicorn or maybe sleep until her navigation skills were needed.


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❝Don't forget about me!❞
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Mickey listened, glad that Falkor had opened his heart and allowed this glimpse inside of it. He side eyed the Runt, who was stuffing his face with food, "Slow down boy, or you might choke." Mickey advised, listening as Falkor detailed his life with Seraphina. "What made you two break up?" But his feathered friend instead turned the attention to himself. He wanted to hear about the ocean, about the salty depths from which the merman had emerged. What could he say about the water? A lot really, he took a sip of the star fruit juice from the two mugs that the bird man had brought out, the brew warming his insides. He set the heavy mug down with a sigh, barely touching his dinner. Mickey brushed his hair out of his eyes, he really did need a haircut.

"Let me think," Mickey leaned back in his seat, a nostalgic smile coming across his face. "Our Kingdom was large, but it was beautiful, the most spectacular in the sea," sure, Mickey could just be saying this, but he truly believed it to be the truth. "When I was a kid I used to get into trouble with the big fish a lot, I always wanted to start a fight to impress the mermaids." He had rough and tumbled with sharks, tuna, and once, even a whale. Of course, as a child, he had never won, but as he grew older, he began to win the fights and would look for more animals to show who was boss. "My Dad got me to stop by giving me a job. He told me that as Prince, it was important that I befriend sea creatures. So I stopped fighting them and started listening to them." Mickey brushed his hair out of his eyes once again and took another swig.

"There were a lot of beautiful things down there. My house was made out shells and coral, I lived in a castle, there were half dressed women throwing themselves at me day in and out, but here, I'm nobody. I was a Prince!" Was being the keyword. He had no idea if other mermaids had been taken, he had no idea if his home still existed or if it was even on this planet. "Then, well, you lot know what happened next. Illegal trade, that kind of thing, barely escaping with my life, blah, blah, blah," he dug into his plate, no longer wanting to speak of his home for the hole in his chest grew larger with longing to be reunited with his family. No doubt Falkor had that same longing to be reunited with his Seraphine. "We'll get you and your lady fox back together," Mickey grinned slurring slightly. "Azazel, you don't have to hide, this is your ship!" He grinned, hiccuping.

The busy day had worn him out, Mickey wanted to retire to his bunk and snooze, but he had a feeling that the Captain was going to make a very important announcement that he was going to need to listen to. "Want some grub Captain?" Mickey offered, sliding a plate towards his seat at the head. It was only apt that the Captain of the ship had the best seat in the house, wasn't it?

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Character Portrait: Yuna Character Portrait: Constantine Character Portrait: Meirin Character Portrait: Queen Lilith Character Portrait: Mickey Character Portrait: Tarun Character Portrait: Falkor Character Portrait: Joel Character Portrait: Seraphine Character Portrait: Azazel

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Listening as Falkor spoke about love made his chest twinge. Yuna, Run wanted to see her again. Would they ever get to meet as something other than enemies? Sure, it was partly his fault - mostly his stupid sister's fault really - but still, it was pain anyways. Falkor sounded as if whoever he was in love with, this Seraphine who Run vaguely remembered from the ship with the old losers back with the Pirate King and his overly happy team. "Must be nice to have had someone." He mumbled as he ate the way too delicious food, trying not to feel jealous as he always did. Skill with cooking, why couldn't he have had any skill with which he could use to seduce Yuna? "What skill? You were never good for anything, it's silly to think I could love you."

Next Mickey told a tale of home after trying to get him to slow down his stuffing of his face. As the fish told him that he began to cough, almost choking on the food he was wolfing down, his plate pretty much all but consumed now, nothing but tiny little remainders of what used to be a dish left. Mickey began to regale them with tales of home under the sea, Run feeling somewhat sick as this only brought back reminders of his own life back in Mithras. "My son, your job is to earn me the title of Queen and become the promised Heir." Every night his mother sang into his ears. "You worthless brat, is it so hard to beat that girl? She's just a girl, why can't you show her up!" Run rubbed his cheek, still feeling the sting of the slap he received after every failure. All he wanted to was please her and show that he could be a good son, why couldn't win just once?

"It's because you're not good enough." Rin said one day, offering him a worm pie, two children who were playmates. "You need to get stronger and then I'm sure you can beat me." Run remembered asking her why she couldn't just let him win, why she couldn't go easy on him for once. He just wanted to read, to bury his nose into the pages of a book. It was only his mother's prodding that pushed him onto this path of ruin. "Because then it won't feel like a real win, right?" Even a fake win would feel better than endless losses, than disappointing his mother and getting beat again and again.

Mickey noticed the captain, so Run looked up at him, frowning slightly. He stood up, trying to shake the despair out of his worthless little mind. "Captain." He said as Mickey showed him the best seat at the house. "When can we fight the Pirates?" Suddenly he had an idea, he knew how he would be able to beat his sister. He just wanted a chance to show it off for real, this secret plot for victory. "I want to bring her back and then we can all share the torture, it'll be fun." He could see it, the clear path to winning.

"I think I know how to beat her."


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Rin was something between dizzy and nauseous as she sat back down, trying to listen to the swarming of voices buzzing around her head. Something similar to Joel telling her that wasn't poison, someone laughing her head off, loud and bright like Sera's voice, even the sound of a child enjoying the nectar and telling her that it wasn't poison. Now that was just embarrassing, Rin had an even weaker constitution for this than Yuna? Did it have something to do with her being a unicorn and Rin being a harpy? She tried to fight it off and regain her composure because this was just undignified, really. Still, a part of her did like the chance to just... be stupid for once. "My head's whirling." She mumbled, almost stumbling over the words as her wings flapped aimlessly.

It was around then that two new people joined the party. The captain, Constantine was here. Rin tried to rub at her eyes and sit up straight to look as dignified as she could with her flushed cheeks and slight swaying as she sat. The nectar, it was so amazingly good but at the same time she really was not sure she liked losing control of herself like this. It reminded her of one incident in the past where she and her brother were both given a shot of alcohol by father. Run was able to handle it of course, taking it like a man but Rin flopped over in moments, unable to hold it in the slightest. "Captain, Meirin ready for duty, I'm not - We are perfectly okay, we - I mean I - I'm..." She stammered into silence, wondering why she couldn't even say the slightest of words. Worst of all, Lilith was here, the irresponsible Queen! At least Yuna and Sera were okay, there was some history but that was for Joel and Sera to work out, it wasn't Rin's business. Meanwhile Yuna was just being her shy self.

As Lilith was about to leave Rin took a deep breath to fortify her mind. "Have a nice night, Queen." She said in her usual professional manner, then she grinned proud of herself before she could understand what even the heck an Annie was. "Joel, I wish that - no, no, I don't actually?" She was about to wish to not be drunk anymore but she luckily caught herself before it was too late. She had to save them, wishes were precious resources! Yuna too, was checking up on her. "We're okay." She said, slipping back into the royal 'We' as she took Yuna's hand and gave it a comforting squeeze. "Just tipsy." At least she could string together words now, maybe the worst of the buss was over and done with.

The salad was wonderful! "Ish really good!" But now there was one problem - now Rin was feeling a spike in the buzz and she held her head before falling overlanding on something that did not feel like hard wooden floor but rather like Joel's lap instead.

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After Falkor was done reminiscing about the past, he dove into his plate of pork and vegetables. In between shoveling food in his "beak," Falkor downed many more glasses of nectar. Though he didn't seem like Falkor was paying attention to Mickey, he was very intently listening.

"Seraphine and I broke do to the fact that we had apposing views on which crew to join. I personally wanted to have a life of adventure and over taking smaller ships. Seraphine didn't want any of that, she felt her calling was on Constantine's ship protecting people and making sure the treaty is never broken. I've seen first hand what Royalty call "protecting" it's people. What a joke, all they care about are themselves. That's why up till I met our Captain here, I hated and purposely took missions that dealt pain and suffering to the rich, pompous Royals of my planet and here too." Falkor spewed angrily. Stopping himself before he said to much more, he looked over at Mickey with an inquisitive expression.

"So, Mickey besides the pure beauty of your castle, what was it like to be a fish with arms and legs?" Falkor muttered laughingly, barely being able to keep himself in his chair."No, but seriously Mickey, did your father treat as an equal or his heir or were you exiled from war strategies and all the planning it took to run a country? I ask because if we end up paired on a mission, I need to know you can come up a plan if and when things hit the fan." Falkor expressed concernedly."This may just be the nectar talking,but did you ever date any "real" fish Mickey?" Falkor joked.

"What's good Captain? I made grub if you're hungry." He said nonchalantly moving from the counter over to the table. Flopping down in his usual chair, Falkor looked over at Azazel holding up a bottle of nectar."Can I top off your glass, your majesty?" Falkor asked unsteadily."I know you were standing on the other side of the wall since I started my story about Sera, I heard you heading this way all the way from your room. So, what's your story sir, do you have a lost love?" Falkor asked pryingly."Come on sir, it's a night of celebration, plus I already your amazing show on the beach earlier," Falkor spoke eyeing Azazel over his plate.

"Don't think you're getting out of this either Runt. Since, everyone was so intrigued to here my sob story, you gotta spill your guts too." Falkor stressed sternly."We've all dealt with love, loss, anger, hatred and misfortune. I'll let you decide between your lost love or how you came to this ship." Falkor managed to fumble out of his numb lips


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Standing outside the galley, Azazel heard everything Falkor was saying, even though he heard this story quite a few times. Azazel thought to himself'This never ends well, which I use to my advantage.'

"Azazel, you don't have to hide, this is your ship!" Mickey said as he hiccuped. "Want some grub Captain?" Mickey offered, sliding a plate towards his seat at the head. Before entering the galley Azazel put his bandanna back over his nose and mouth. He walked over to his "throne," this enormous chair looked more a decorative piece, rather than something you actually sit in. Azazel had brought his "throne" with from his home world.' Being king has it's perks.' Azazel thought to himself as him slumped into his chair. Grabbing the plate Mickey had slide him, with out even looking Azazel started grabbing handfuls of meat and vegetables and stuffed his mouth. After listening to Falkor speak of his split from Sera.

Azazel couldn't help be rethink the time he spent with Lilith, with out realizing it he had a crooked smirk come across his face."Can I top off your glass, your majesty?" Falkor asked unsteadily."I know you were standing on the other side of the wall since I started my story about Sera, I heard you heading this way all the way from your room. So, what's your story sir, do you have a lost love?" Falkor asked pryingly."Come on sir, it's a night of celebration, plus I already your amazing show on the beach earlier," Falkor spoke eyeing Azazel over his plate.

"My story isn't that interesting. But since we are planning this game on the one night we can't do anything fun, I will humor my crew this one time. Before I start this story we are gonna need a lot more star fruit and nectar." Azazel exclaimed as he held up his glass."To the craziest, most loyal, down right savage crew of mine!" He screamed at the top of his lungs.

After downing five straight cups of nectar, Azazel felt that he was the right amount of drunk to tell this story."Alright my scurvy crew, you talked me into it. My story is a bit more twisted then a disagreement or being kidnapped and whatever happened to you Runt. I grew up on planet that only knew war and famine. Being the only heir to the throne of the planet, I was thrown into battle before I could fully use my powers. My father was the king and his greedy, ungrateful brother was trying to over throw him. I wasn't aloud to be alone ever." Azazel paused for a second to down another cup.

With the final swallow of the nectar" The day finally came where the king and his brother faced off in open combat. Since I was the heir to throne I was placed next to my father as we charged head on, into the opposing army. With extremely heavy losses on both sides, my uncle wanted to settle this war with a one on one fight. My father being the brave man he was accepted the challenge. My father lost his life that day, but I avenged him. I snuck into my uncle's tent while he slept, I drew his own dagger and slit his throat. Feeling like my father had avenged, I grabbed the crown, placed it on my head and walked out the front of the tent. The guards came charging at me, but it my culture if you kill the king you become king, only if you come from royal blood that is. From the age of ten till I abandoned my people when I turned one hundred twenty, I ruled that planet with an iron fist. Then one day a mystic appeared, offering me a magic spell to open a rift where I could spy on whoever I chose. All he asked for in return was lodging for the night." Once again Azazel paused, but this time to eat more.

"With the magic spell I opened a rift to spy on the Royal family for the Island of Te-Fiti. More specifically, Queen Lilith. I watched her grow up, but that wasn't enough. I wanted the throne. So, I murdered her family, but little did I know that Constantine was already in the picture. I was forced into signing this stupid treaty and also being exiled following the treaty. My heart belongs to Queen Lilith, but my only true loves are War and the Ocean." Azazel exclaimed as he got up from his chair and left the galley with out another word.



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Suddenly the attention was on him. Run squirmed, not really wanting to talk about his pathetic past. He really just wanted to escape to his room and read the same old book over and over again because at least in the world of books, no one could bother him. It was like escapism, wouldn't you say? Luckily he was saved by the Captain who decided to quite figuratively spill his guts on his past and his story, a lot of which revolved around probably the only friend he had anymore. He told his story of war and then he just suddenly left before anyone could say anything about it. It was illuminating to say the least. But how was he supposed to tell his own story after something like that? Not that there was much to tell, his just wasn't interesting like everyone else. But he had a feeling Falkor wasn't going to just let him escape, either.

He looked away, pulling at the collar of his shirt in an attempt to be tough. "W-well, um... I don't know if any of you have heard of Mithras?" The Kingdom of the Harpies in the land far north of here in the frigid arctic circle, above where Russia once was back before it existed. "I'm the prince. Or used to be the prince. Or something." He paused to give them time to laugh if they wanted, to laugh at such a weak person being a prince. "Father was quite the womanizer, ending up with getting two kids from different mothers. Then he had the bright idea to have them both compete for the throne. Of course, which kid won, their mom would get to be Queen." He made an awkward sort of laugh then, remembering the past. "Rin and I were friends back then, almost? I liked to sit in my room and read books and she would come with me and watch."

But the competition got worse and any chance they had of a good sibling relationship was ruined. "But Father's idiocy continued, the two concubines kept on squabbling and using us as political pawns and Rin had always been better than I was." A twisted sort of smile came to his face as he remembered the next moment. "I was sick of it, so I decided to change everything. You see, everyone hated the King, he was a tyrant, he brutalized the commoners! So it was easy to rile them up into revolution, so they destroyed the place, Rin and I ended up on the Pirate King's ship for a while..." His stomach churned as he tried to get rid of Yuna's image in his mind. "But they were too happy and dumb for me so I left and now I'm here." The former prince looked away, knowing his story wasn't all that cool and impressive.

There was a lot more he could have talked about, like being tortured by the commoners as revenge against the Monarchy, of being put in a strange shield magic by Rin because she pitied that he couldn't defend himself from the betrayal, or how he had to be trained by Captain Constantine in order to once again compete over the position of second in command, or of the fleeting childish crush he had on Yuna... there was no need to tell any of that, was there?

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The whole day played in Lilith's head, on a constant replay, she remembered what Constantine said as he dragged her to his ship before she had returned home. The bandanna. The one guy she wasn't supposed to be alone with. The whole conversation she thought she was having with a local merchant turned out to be the one person she wasn't supposed to be alone with..

Lilith sunk down to the floor of the balcony, all she could hear was her heart pounding in her chest. "This is a panic attack.." She told herself as the bottle of nectar fell to the floor, an high pitched 'ping' sound brought her hearing back to realty as she took deep breathes trying to calm her own heart rate. She had an uneasy feeling like she was being watched, even if she wasn't.

Lilith leaned her head back against the stone railing, looking up at the stars that shined down above her. Her heart was somewhere in the sea, constantly calling her while her title kept her on the island. She didn't want to be the political queen, what good would that do if she wasn't out there fighting for her people? What was the point of having three thousand guards on the island to ensure the peace if she couldn't leave? "If you want to be out there fighting for your people, you need to learn how to deal with the court first." She told herself, trying to remember the many lessons her mother had taught her.

Thinking of her parents was just something she couldn't handle right now, it just made her think of being on the beach alone with Azazel. Then after that she thought of Constantine, and her head just hurt when she thought about him. She had this horrible sick feeling in the pit of her stomach. Feelings of pain, happiness, and confusion set in and she groaned angerily. "That stupid pirate!" She screamed, picking up the nectar bottle and throwing it off the balcony somewhere into the sea.

It wasn't even three seconds later she heard a knock on her door, then it opened. It was the stupid pirate she had literally just yelled about. There's no doubt. He heard that. Lilith groaned as he announced his self, suddenly feeling like a stupid queen. Lilith picked herself up from the balcony floor as she heard Constantine stepping into her room. She didn't see him before the black sheer curtains that blocked her view from her bedroom door. It was a warning to the servants if they crossed that line of the room while the curtains were closed she would throw a knife at them.

Lilith looked to the floor as she heard Constantine's voice through the curtains as she walked to the wagon of nectar she had the servant bring to her room. She popped the bottle, and took small sips as she listened to want he had to say."Lilith, I am so sorry for the way I treated you this evening. I had no right to try and control you like that. I'm not making excuses, but I was very startled after seeing you with you mysterious guest, which I have yet to tell you who that was. Yes, I know him and so do you."

'You said keywords, Constantine.. He isn't very mysterious.. Lilith thought to herself as he continued making her smirk with his next comment almost to the point she forgot how mad she was at him because of how clueless he thought she was. She could get away with murdering his entire crew and he wouldn't think she was capable of doing it. Of course this would probably never happen but if she was suppose to be an airhead because she wanted to escape her political life then what else was she supposed to compare it too?

"Okay, I was actually mad at you." Lilith said as she paced on the other side of the curtain."For some really valid reasons. First reason, you constantly treat me like some little kid that is a horrible burden to you." She took a short pause to take another sip of her drink.

"Second reason, you dragged me to your ship and humiliated me in front of your entire crew, making me out to be some clueless airhead. Thirdly, you still think even though you mentioned keywords, like, oh I don't know... How about.. 'bandanna' and still have the nerve to come in here and think I still don't know who you are talking about." Lilith shook her head as she gulped down the rest of the bottle, her head felt silly afterwards.

"Lucky for you however.. The perks to being Queen, is you can talk a servant into bringing a largely unnecessary amount of nectar juice to your room no questions asked." She told him as she opened up the curtains a tiny bit.

She didn't get a good look at Constantine, she quickly retreated to get more nectar juice."The conversation I had with Azazel honestly wasn't as bad as you would think. Now he's way more cockier than I originally thought, his 'big retreat' plan when you showed up was pretty pathetic." She said as she struggled to open the third bottle, after almost giving up she grabbed one of her many star daggers and shoved it on the cork before pulling it off, the blade slipped out of her hand and stuck on the wall behind her. She turned to look at the dagger and then turned back to Constantine."......" She cursed eyes bug eyed.




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Joel tried to choke down the laugh as Rin almost made her first wish."That was a close one." He muttered as he helped Rin steady herself in her chair. His eyes shifted from Rin to Yuna when she asked if they were okay, luckily Rin answered her. Joel didn't feel like trying to explain it to a child."How does a kid get a job as a pirate?" He asked out of pure curiosity.


As Joel started eating the dessert that the fox brought out, he started to dread giving them even more nectar. Everyone expect the fox was acting strange. Joel could suddenly see this all going a different way then he intended. He knew he had to get them in bed soon. Then he'd figure out what the fox's deal was..


As everyone was laughing and having a great time, eating the fruit salad somewhere in all the fun Rin's head went from almost having it under control to having her head in his lap. Joel blushed, and looked away, putting his hand in front of his face while he got his ... together. Once he was good he laughed it off, standing and scooping up Rin as he did, tugging her wings into his arms as well. He tried not to hold her too rough in fear of breaking her wings. "Alright, let's get you to bed."


Joel remembered where Rin had showed him her room before they went to eat dinner. He slowly made his way back to her room, as he walked carrying Rin so she didn't have to worry about falling and face planking the floor. "You'll be okay, you just need to sleep." Joel told Rin as they came into her room, he helped her down onto her feet.

"Is there anything else I can do for you? I want to talk to the fox lady and figure out what her issue is after the unicorn goes to bed too.." He explained to Rin honestly."Don't worry I won't be mean. You women are just valuable things, she'll take it the wrong way if i ask her what's wrong in front of everyone."


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The flavors danced on Seraphine's tongue as she slowly devoured each piece of fruit, she ate slowly as her heart longed for the one person that would understand why she didn't want to be around Joel. She ate quietly, not really sure what to say as she waited for everyone to finish eating. Before she had finished her own meal, Rin fell over into Joel, making Seraphine laugh out loud.

"That's great, Rin. You should probably go to bed." She said, Joel just slid his chair back and stood up, scooping Rin in an awkward way. Her wings looked all cramped up against Joel's chest.

Seraphine looked over at Yuna and smiled at her."I think it's almost your bed time too." She said pointing to Yuna with her fork as she pushed herself away from the table and got up. She used her foot to put the chair back at the table as she walked around the table picking up the plates and silverware.

"Do you want some milk before you go to bed?" She asked as she was walking out."If you need anything, you'll have to get yourself. I'm going out.." Seraphine told Yuna, patting her on the head with one tail as she walked by, a couple more tails tickled her cheek really quick before she left to go put the dishes away.

The Blue orb suddenly got bigger, she reached up and grabbed the heart from within side."Can we meet up after everyone goes to sleep? She whispered into the heart so only Falkor would hear her. She needed comfort, even though things between them were over she knew that their job differences weren't enough to keep her away. This was just like the time she stopped talking to Falkor when he gave up his heart, he didn't have to do that, she was going to give up a tail, but he wouldn't let her.



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Yuna smiled, "I'm not a kid," she giggled. Sure, she might look like one, but most unicorns looked younger than their true age. In truth, Yuna wasn't even sure how old she was, she had lost count sometime ago. She could be much younger or older than everyone thought, but Yuna didn't mind. Age was just another number and honestly, it was better to not count the years that flew by in captivity. She smiled at Joel, feeling more at ease with the Starfruit juice in her system. It was incredible how just one sip could change someone so drastically. It seemed to have calmed her nerves and for Rin, well, it seemed to have the opposite effect. She walked around in a drunken haze, laying her head on Joel's lap and slurring her words together. If Yuna didn't know any better, she would think that Rin was being a bit brazen, laying her head on a stranger's lap.

She pouted when Seraphine told her it was time for bed. "Fine," Yuna said, picking up her unicorn plush, whom she had been trying to feed fruit salad to. "No, that's alright," Yuna yawned, her adventures tonight had tired her out. "I'll just go to bed," Yuna pushed back from the table and picked her unicorn up. "Goodnight Sreaphine," she said with a wave, nearly stumbling over. The room was spinning, it seemed that the Starfruit had effected her more than she had realized sitting down. Yuna carefully made her to her room, the last bedroom on the left, a small, but cozy space. The bed was a hammock, on the walls were pictures of maps and charts of stars. There was a desk cluttered with papers and pencils, a lantern flickering in the dim light of evening. The porthole was open to allow the cool night air to drift into the small space, the fake grass carpet fluttering in the breeze.

Yuna changed into her nightclothes and set her unicorn down, sliding onto the hammock and curling up into a ball. Yuna pulled the blanket up over her head, poking her face out and snuggling her unicorn. "Goodnight Uni, goodnight moon. Goodnight Rin, goodnight Seraphine, and Captain, and Joel, and um, everyone else." Yuna closed her eyes, feeling the pull of sleep. It made her lids heavy and her breaths lengthen, her muscles unwound, no longer tense, and towards dreams she leaped, dancing on the clouds of the mind, a place she could become anyone and do anything, the limits being only her imagination.


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Mickey tapped a finger against his chin in thought. "My Father treated me as an equal. He respected my decision and we had never had a war, so there was never any strategy meetings or anything of the sort. For the most part, the merfolk are peace keepers." That's right, the ocean was a harmonious place in which creatures of all shapes and sizes could coexist no matter their origin. "I'm told my Kingdom was particularly large, although I can't say whether or not this is true considering I'd never ventured outside of the walls of my home before." At least until he was captured. He had never had to leave city limits, his explorations had taken him close, but upon requesting to leave his inquiries were always denied. After all, the Prince didn't need to know of the outside world, only of the home he was soon to rule.

Mickey grinned, "I kissed a shark once on a dare, but I don't think she considered that a first date. Albeit, she was rather nice about it." It was a joke of course, Mickey had never kissed a girl, he had never laid with another. The fish and merfolk coexisted, they had a symbiotic relationship, just like any ocean organism. What did merfolk eat, you might wonder? Mostly kelp, seaweed, and various small, none intelligent sea creatures like sea cucumbers or jellyfish. Their eyes were drawn towards Azazel, their Captain, who strode in and took a seat. Mickey went back to his plate as Falkor topped off Azazel's glass. Until he had come to the surface, he had never really tasted meat. Now, Mickey wasn't sure he could go back to the ocean without it. How could he raise a sea cow? That was a question for the ages.

Now it was Azazel's turn to tell his tale and Mickey leaned in, intrigued. The man that called himself the Pirate King thought he was the most tough thing in the ocean, wait until he faced Azazel! Mickey grinned as they slugged back their cups, drinking Starfruit juice and eating until their bellies were full and their minds were a haze. At last, it was Run's turn to recount the tale of his childhood, a grim one that Mickey didn't envy. Mickey had seven brothers and ten sisters, of which he was the oldest. As the crown prince, he was often made an example of, so he partially knew of the struggle that the Runt had gone through, not that he would ever admit to them having anything in common. He could sympathize of course, but he truly didn't want to ever admit that the two of them could possibly have something they could relate to one another.

Characters Present

Character Portrait: Yuna Character Portrait: Constantine Character Portrait: Meirin Character Portrait: Queen Lilith Character Portrait: Mickey Character Portrait: Tarun Character Portrait: Falkor Character Portrait: Joel Character Portrait: Seraphine Character Portrait: Azazel

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The room was spinning at a million miles per hour as Lilith's eyes fluttered open to the sunlight coming in through her open balcony. As she sat up in her bed, her head felt like it was about to explode. Groaning she rubbed her face until she could see clearly, her room was trashed. Curtain's ripped in half falling from the ceiling, fluffy feathers all over the room. "What happened last night?" She asked herself out loud as she continue to look at the damage done to her room, she knew this wasn't going to look so good on the pre-celebration from O'Stara. She didn't know how she was going to explain this to her adviser.

She noticed her family portrait was the most destroyed item in the whole room, it looked as if someone had tried to climb it multiple times before releasing it wouldn't hold them. She walked over broken wood, books and the ripped out pages, pieces of furniture before she got to the wall across from her bed. She reached out to touch the soft family portrait, as she did the whole thing fell, revealing a weird stone wall. Her jaw dropped at the ancient carvings within the wall, markings carved into the wall in the shape of a door. She pushed on the stone wall to try to get it to move, unfortunate it didn't work."What is this.." She said as she started running her fingers over the writings trying to find a weak spot in the wall.

As her index finger ran over the middle of the door her finger got pricked by a needle, she retreated her hands from the door as she knelt down to look at the spot on the door. A small sound from a mechanical system came from behind the door and the middle of the door slid open a small compartment. As Lilith looked at the shape now in the middle of the door, she recognized the shape from her childhood. Her eyes watered as she thought of the necklace her mother use to wear. The old Egyptian amber beetle that was encase with silver liquid. Quickly she ran to her desk to pull out a wand that she used for guidance with spells. She waved it across the portrait, waving the wand towards the ceiling as she watched the portrait go to it's once beautifully sewn curtain."Nobody can know of this, for now.."

Sweat dripped from her forehead down her chin as she wasted through what little energy she had left, by the time she was done fixing her entire room it was time for her to start getting ready for the day so more sleep wasn't an option. As she was about to head to her bathroom to get ready she saw Constantine's necklace he had gifted her last night laying on her bedside table. She smiled to herself as she reached for it, putting it around her neck as she got ready for the day. Lilith took an extra hour in her closet coming up with the perfect white colored combo for today's attire.

As soon as she opened her bedroom doors she expected the hallway to be empty, however she was sadly disappointed by the unpleasant welcoming of Viktor her adviser and his four servants. He eye'd Lilith's attire before smiling in approval. "It's great to see you are finally getting the hand of a queen's fashion senses."

"What? I never lost my royal fashion sense. There's a fine difference from fashion senses and fashion taste." Lilith explained as she exhaled, walking out into the hallway. The whole crew that had greeted her at her bedroom door followed behind her heels. Her shoulders were grabbed by Viktor as he started guiding her away from the dinning hall and towards her throne room.

"Sorry, your Highness. There's no time for breakfast today, straight to the throne room. We already have a line from the front gates to the docks awaiting to give you their gifts." He stated as she began to argue her case, Lilith shut her mouth, rolling her eyes as she continued towards the throne room. Before she was to enter she had to switch crowns from her little headband to the large silver and diamond plated crown that she had learned over the years to hold steady on her head.

As she walked outside the cheering begun, making her recall last nights speech. This morning everything was to be done fast, no big speech. Her job was to walk all the way down to the docks to wish all the navy seals a safe trip and to personally open the shields so every navy ship could leave together. The list of every family she would be talking to was quickly shoved in her hand. She looked down at the list and groaned at the name 'Azazel', she had forgotten that he was first to give her his gift.

As she made it down the long tedious stone staircase she greeted Azazel with a hug, putting on her famous smile. She kissed both his cheeks before stepping back, she noticed how the three crew members wore bandannas just as he did, hiding their faces. She honestly thought she didn't know any of them, even unable to see the color of their eyes. "Thank you, Azazel and your fearless crew for joining us last night. Your company was refreshing at the beach also. I am here to personally accept your gift for the island of Te-Fiti, what will you be offering us this year?" Lilith asked him cocking her head to side, she watched as he pulled out a folded piece of paper and handed to Lilith, he didn't say anything, his eyes appeared to be locked on hers the whole time.

Lilith's face blushed as she noticed this, taking the paper to break the eye contact. As she read over the paper she took a deep breath in, trying to recover any immediate stress she received from reading Azazel's letter. "You are giving me your oath to serve under the Captain of my Navy. Wow, that's such great news. As O'Stara's festival rules I'm sure your aware that I cannot deny such an offer to another royal member of the court. I trust I will see you at dusk at the docks, I trust you now know you must lead the journey out of the docks." Lilith passed the letter to Viktor who read it over quickly, he took a deep breath, his eyes going wide as she leaned over and whispered what her next response should be.

Lilith looked Azazel in his red eyes as she reached for his hand, giving him a firm goodbye hand shake. "Thank you for taking on this responsibility Captain. I will send word when I have orders. Please enjoy the rest of the festival." She smiled as she walked down the road away from Azazel and his crew, to the next crew that had gifts for her. A foreign crew that she didn't know to much about, she waited patiently for the language adviser to explain what the Captain was giving her.

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Upon awaking with the sun peaking up through the water, Joel sat up, realizing he had gone up to the decks to sleep instead of down in the bunker with Rin. There was something uneasy about the island last night that had him on his own personal lockdown. As he rose to his feet he saw the bridge wasn't connected to the docks anymore and Constantine was coming up the rope ladder. "I guess we're leaving pretty early then?" He asked, though Constantine really didn't answer him. Joel wondered if he was in ghost form or if Constantine was just focused on something in his head. He disappeared behind his Captain's courtier doors.

As Joel was headed downstairs he past Rin, coming up. "Enjoy chores, I guess." He said as he disappeared into the mist of realty, his spirit floating over the ship that was starting to sail away from the docks. He watched as everyone fell into their positions, he decided to stalk Rin, watching her work. He wanted to observe her to understand exactly what type of person she had grown up into since the last time he had granted her a wish. Although back then he was only granting one wish per person now he was up to three wishes, like the true genies before him.

He leaned back, leaning against gravity to take the weight off of him. Joel wasn't sure if he could remember where he came from and what his childhood was like, however he didn't care too much. All he knew was his life now, granting wishes and moving on. There was no way out of it, it was hard to permanently kill a genie, he had heard of it being possible but he had tried to off himself so many times, nothing worked yet.

After a while of watching Rin, she just kept mopping, it became to bore him so he decided to go stalk someone else. He tried to enter Constantine's room, when he couldn't walk through the door it suddenly opened and Constantine looked at him dead in the eye. "Even in the spirit world you cannot enter without my consent." He shut the door in Joel's face after saying that.

"Well okay then!" Joel screamed at the door, knocking over all the swords that hung on the wall next to the door. He looked back to Rin who looked spooked by the sudden disturbance and nobody around. "Well.. Eh, I don't care." Joel muttered turning to go see what the cook was doing.


As he turned to face the hallway he had walked into he screamed loudly as a horn impaled him... Well not really, since he was a ghost. He turned to see Yuna running up the stairs to the deck that he just came from. "I thought I was sneaky." Joel whispered to himself as he clung to his shirt, his heart pounding from the sudden event, where did that kid have to go in such a hurry? An imagine appeared in his head of Yuna falling and getting her horn stuck in the deck flooring, that instantly made him feel better hoping he'd actually be able to see that one day.

Joel stepped into the kitchen, he expected Seraphine to be dancing around making food, but she was reading a book at her small kitchen table. She wore a brown tattered shirt and blue shorts, it was obvious she had messed with the shorts to make room for her tails to come out a custom made hole. It actually worked the more Joel thought about it. Seraphine didn't look so good, sick or sad, he couldn't really tell her emotions. She looked like she was rolling around in flour and oil, breadcrumbs stuck out in her hair and her blue orb was a black color, something he hadn't seen yesterday.

Not wanting to get caught up in whatever drama was happening in the kitchen he slowly backed out and retreated back to the docks to sit on the deck railing and stare at the water while the crew members all played their part on the ship that was well out of few from the little island.

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It started like a normal day for Seraphine, or so she thought as she started to get up. The last thing she could remember was leaving the ship long after everyone had gone to bed. She remembered getting into a debate with Falkor, however getting back to the ship was all a blur. She rubbed her stomach, it felt tight and sore. She ran to the bucket in her room to throw up anything she had eaten before she went to bed. She never got sick, what was this? Suddenly she was all better, she took a deep breath before she grabbed her toiletries and went to the bathroom.

Her shower was long and relaxing, her tails took forever to wash mainly because the feeling of water on her fur was an uncomfortable feeling. Not to mention it put so much weight on her hips and lower back. She hadn't successfully found a way to 'work out' her tails besides throwing stuff with her tails, which didn't come in handy like she thought it would.

After getting ready for the day Seraphine quickly got started in the kitchen, lightening a fire for the stone oven and started to boil some water for warm tea to serve with at the breakfast bar she was going to do. Everyone had a busy day of chores, so during the morning real breakfasts weren't really a thing. However she always delivered breakfast to Constantine, it was how she got what to make for lunch and dinner. He would sip on his tea and pick at the food she would bring him. Then he would tell her what to make for lunch and dinner and to be on her way.

Seraphine carefully cut up a bag small bag of potatoes into small cubes, she rinsed them over cool water and then placed them in a basket. She added three more pots of water over the fire stove top, dumping the potatoes in one of those pots. She then placed a bag of eggs into the other pot and a handful of fruit in the third pot. As she could hear the water within the large iron kettle pot start to boil she grabbed the large wooden tray she normally put Constantine's breakfast on and placed it on the table. As the kettle started to whistle she had placed freshly peeled hard boiled eggs, bread, cheese and a cup on the tray. She split the boiling water in two tea pots, placing one on the tray and the other on the counter in the kitchen. If Yuna or Rin were hungry they would know to fix their selves a plate from within the kitchen.

Seraphine fixed some dough up and placed it in her metal dish. Next she cut up the boiled fruit and put them in a bowl, she mixed honey, sugar, and cinnamon in with the fruit before placing it in the middle of the dough. She covered the whole thing in oil and placed it inside the stone oven. As she waited for it to cook she decided to read the next chapter in a book that she had been reading over the last two months, rarely did she ever find time to read it. It took her three days to read one chapter because the baking process of breakfast only ever took ten minutes and it turns out she was in fact a super slow reader.

After her fruit creation was done she took portions and separated them on plates, one of those being on Constantine's tray. Seraphine knew the Captain liked fruit so she gave him more than she normally would. After his tray had the right amount of food on it she grabbed Falkor's recipe book and the tray she happily walked up to Constantine's corridors.