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Paranormal Dilemmas

Paranormal Dilemmas

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The Demons, the Lykae, and the Vampires have been at war since the beginning of time, but an ancient prophecy tells of changes in the stubborn kings... and maybe the war too... due to only three humans.

2,107 readers have visited Paranormal Dilemmas since Mela created it.

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Introduction

- This sort of a sequel to a previous roleplay of mine, although it doesn't have much to do with it, so please don't let that scare you off. Really, it only means the plot is that much more thought through. =)


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"Three of kin," the Prophecy of the Sisters begins, foretold by a powerful seer long before present times. It then continues with the words "one with hair of fire, who will soothe the bloodlust of the Vampire King. One with hair of night, who will tame the beast of the Lykae King. And one with hair of gold, who will soften the heart of the Demon King." The prophecy is said to tell of peace and prosperity, but some disagree, saying these sisters will bring the kingdoms to ruin. None have been able to find the last half of the tablet on which these words were written, however, so the true meaning of this prophecy remains unknown.


Since the beginning of the world, as long as history goes back, the Lykaes, Demons and Vampires have been warring against each other, forever trying to gain some kind of footing; a level of leverage. Sometimes kings are killed successfully, but more usual is the death of hundreds, even thousands of warriors, and lands are laid to waste in these violent times. However, there are also eras of temporary peace, some lasting longer than others as all three kingdoms recover enough to actively take up the war once more.

These three races do not usually, and especially not among royalty, take up anyone not of their kin as lovers. That is, until the kings each meet, and fall for, human women. None of them connect the pieces of this puzzle to conclude that the prophecy is beginning to come true at first, however, especially since these women are human. Likewise, none of the women are aware of the nature of the men they're falling for, and will not at first suspect it either - unless it is made very clear to them.

The attraction between these destined parties will be instant, although most likely not easily accepted. The kings will feel an immediate need to protect their women from harm, but not everyone is interested in thoughts of peace, and not all even believe these joinings will even bring about peace in any way, so the kings may have their work cut out for them.

What is the true meaning of the prophecy? Will the sisters be divided by the battles of their lovers, or bring them closer? Will it even get to come true, or be stopped by yet unforeseen parties? Only time will tell the true outcome of these trying times now that the kings are back on earth, two years after meeting the women initially.





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Two year ago, all the kings were on earth, one was there merely to see the advance of technology in the world and its continued buzzing, the others were there simply because the first one was. However, Fate decided to play a little game, and soon all of the kings were meeting women who challenged and changed them, without them even knowing it. However, instead of experiencing the joys of this, all the kings instead found themselves frustrated, angry and confused.

The Readhead and the Vampire
This first meeting took place in a crowded bar. The vampire king had found himself attracted to the abnormally appealing scent of the sister's blood, and he approached her, aiming to make her his next meal. The king first realized his need to protect this human at their second meeting, when another vampire attempted to drink from her. Of course he saved her from this, which would be very unlike him, and the drinking vampire put up a bit of fight.

The Ravenhaired and the Lykae
The first meeting between these two parties was a little odd. The Lykae king had been arrested for improper behavior. You see, some guy in a pub had managed to stir the king's temper and he'd broken some things in a fit until the police showed up, and he'd let himself be arrested. She turned out to be his public defender (in training). However, the king's adviser got him out before it even came much of a conversation. This king first realized his need to protect the ravenhaired sister when he saved her from being hit by a car rounding a corner.

The Fairhaired and the Demon
These two first met each other when the blonde was at a cafe, the demon king passing by, and unlike most, she met his eyes. This drew his attention, so as she was leaving, he approached her, although their following conversation certainly showed that they both have claws. The demon king first realized his need to protect his human woman, when four men attempted to rape her, and he stopped it before they got to do much to her.

*How these meetings went down specifically, I am leaving to the respective roleplayers to figure out themselves.





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Lykaes are the strongest, Vampires are the fastest, and Demons can shoot explosive little balls of light out of their hands. Other than that, they are equals - all immortals -, which is why they are in an eternal war no one has yet been able to win. All the kings stem from royal bloodlines, and as such, the Vampire king too was born - not turned. They all look just like humans normally.

Lykaes:
They do not change into wolves, but rather seem to have the shadow of a hungry wolf looming over them when they change – they grow a little bigger, get claws and almost animal-like fangs, while become even stronger and faster than normally. This can easily happen with anger, especially when it comes to a mate (meaning their soul mates - it's something only the Lykae believe in). They can change at will, but will, if they have mates, turn regardless during the full moon, desperate to mark her (meaning have sex with, possibly bite her), officially branding the woman his property. They are quite violent and animalistic during this.

They are very possessive and protective of what they own, and they do consider women property. Very pampered, loved property, but still property. However, a certain ravenhaired maiden may sway the king’s opinions. A human cannot be turned Lykae, but the Lykae sometimes mate with humans, be they male or female, to procreate. It’s an instinct burned deeply into their cores. However, not all Lykae choose to father or mother children, and as they are immortal, no one’s really in a big hurry. (Meaning that the king doesn’t have to have children)

They are very savage creatures; they revel in challenges, and will never back down from a fight. Honor means everything to them, and they appear to be excessively masculine and chauvinistic; women are weak, men are strong. Especially human women are feeble to these creatures.

Vampires:
They need blood to survive – straight from the source. They’re much more refined and civilized than any of their counterparts, but they don’t consider humans anything but food, and sometimes sex partners. Also, vampires can be born or made. However, a vampire’s birth almost always kills the mother, whether she’s vampire or human doesn’t matter here, so vampires rarely have children. Turning a human is not comfortable either, as the vampire has to be almost drained of blood by the fledgling (while it is still human) to be sure that the human will turn properly. Then the vampire kills the human, and if luck will have it, the human will come back as a vampire, but will have to feed within the next 24 hours, or die.

The sun burns their skin, but with age, the process grows slower. Meaning that the older you are, the longer time can you spend in the sun without turning to ashes. Vampires are cruel by nature, and they need to feed once a day, regardless of age. However, when the vampire-king meets this new human woman, his lust for blood will lessen in her presence – especially when he starts drinking from her, as it sustains him for longer and so he'll be able to go two days without feeding.

Vampires are able to enthrall humans, but only so they cannot move. They still think, but they can’t move nor speak. Vampires can also make humans forget certain experiences, though not if they happened more than 24 hours prior. A survival mechanism, if you will, to maintain secrecy despite their cravings for food. They can also control whether or not to show their fangs, as those are retractable.

Demons:
Demons are cold and cruel by nature. As oppose to the Vampires, though arrogant, and the Lykae, though savage, who fall in love like humans do, the Demons are not accustomed to softer emotions. Marriages are made out of necessity or powerful alliances - not for any reason of love. When the king met his woman, these new emotions were therefore overwhelming to him, and he may take long to recognize them for what they are.

They are also quite temperamental, and when furious they will ‘sprout’ horns in their foreheads. However, most Demons are, with practice, able to withhold them for a little while before they appear, which gives them the opportunity to leave a compromising position, like among humans, before their horns show themselves.

Demons love the sun… actually, they have a godlike relationship with it, as it is the source of all life, and so they also have a thing for blondes, who they believe to be true daughters of the sun. They’re quite superstitious in that manner. However, the more educated part of the population may be less than those of poor bearings.





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This roleplay is set on Earth (at first), present day, in California, USA. For all the humans know, this is all that exists, save for what they can scientifically decipher or discover in the universe surrounding this lone planet. However, there is a separate universe, within which, a planet is populated by Lykaes, Demons and Vampires. All three species can travel easily from this planet to earth. Why earth? Well, it has exactly the same oxygen levels and the like, as their own planet, and so, it's become the perfect place to rest. You see, earth is common ground – none of them own it, and there is an ancient treaty stating that no war is allowed to be fought there.

As for how the kings travel, the answer is simple: Magic. They travel through portals, which looks like mirrors to humans. To the three species, they look like swirling, white liquid, captured within a frame. Not everyone knows how to do this magic, as it is rare and powerful, but of course the royal families have no problem procuring neither rarities, nor powerful magicians.

Realm of the Vampires: Cruorem Orbis
A land of medieval looks and traditions, where blood is the ultimate currency. Here, humans are slaves.

Realm of the Demons: Dothri Regum
A land of medieval times where love doesn't seem to exist. Here, you're only as good as your sword.

Realm of the Lykae: Lloer Deyrnas
A land of medieval times and customs, where women are the property of men. Here, life is a constant battle.

* I've purposefully left the descriptions of the kingdoms vague, because I like the writers to have a bit of freedom to let imagination fly. =) However, questions can of course be sent my way through the OOC, or pm.





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The six big Ones
* The Kings may be married/have children already as they're quite old. In fact, I would like all the kings to be at least one millennium old - keep all three somewhat equal in age, please, or I will tell you to change it after you submit a character.

  • The Vampire King: Taken by Mela
  • The Demon King: Taken by Pieluver
  • The Lykae King: Taken by Igari
  • The Redheaded Sister (24 years old): Taken by Korrye
  • The Fairhaired Sister (23 years old): Taken by Mela
  • The Ravenhaired Sister (21 Years old): Taken by Ion

Helpers to the Kings
* These roles are less important, but that does not make them boring. Drama, romance, fights, hatred and the like will definitely sprout within this group of character - even between those from different kingdoms. It's all up to you lovelies! All of these of course accompany the kings to earth, but some are required to be male, because it would not fit the lore for them to be females, for instance. Where it says "unisex", the gender doesn't matter to me.

  • The Vampire King's personal servant (unisex): Taken by Spica
  • The Vampire King's captain of the Guard (male): Taken by Pieluver
  • The Vampire King's lead adviser (unisex): Taken by Igari


  • The Demon King's personal servant (unisex): Taken by Mela
  • The Demon King's captain of the Guard (unisex): Available
  • The Demon King's lead adviser (male): Taken by Ion

  • The Lykae King's personal servant (unisex): Taken by Pieluver
  • The Lykae King's captain of the Guard (male): NPC at current - talk to me if you would like the role
  • The Lykae King's lead adviser (male): Taken by Howlkin Stranger

Others
* This category does not have any specific roles, but it's there nonetheless. Why? Well, it's simple: because some may find it interesting to play a character who wouldn't benefit from peace, or someone who will otherwise be against the joining of the kings and their humans. These may be arms dealers, nobles, or whatever else you might like. However, I wouldn't advice having one of these roles alone, as they will probably be rather small, and, well, they won't be playing any real part until people start realizing stuff about the humans and lines can be drawn. ^^





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* This is to be followed. Of course you may play around with pictures and the like, but don't include more, nor less information, than what is specified in this sheet, and keep these overall headlines. Also, I do not expect huge sheets - in fact, I don't need you to detail every little thing about your character, because some of it will most likely be irrelevant. What I do want you to put some real, thorough work into, is the sample post part of the sheet. =)
Images are to be realistic (no drawing/manga), and properly sized. That is to say, no huge ones, but no tiny ones either, thank you. Whether you use a moving .gif or still .jpg file, is up to you.


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[size=90]DESCRIPTION HERE - descriptive + must include height, meaning anything not in, or not apparent in, the picture! I really couldn't care less about weight though, but if you feel like adding it, be my guest. ;) Piercings, tattoos and so forth, are to be included here, however.[/size]

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[size=90]ANYTHING ELSE HERE - this is where you put little tidbits of information you would like to add to the sheet. Like, say, it might be good to know that the redheaded sister owns a dog called Spots, because he sisters would know this, and so forth.[/size]

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[size=90]POST HERE - this is merely an example of how you would roleplay your character as well as how you write in general.[/size][/font]

Toggle Rules

  • Pieluver is my co-GM - she's awesome, so be respectful. She has as much of a say in things as I do.
  • No godmodding, no Mary Sues/Marty Stus and no John/Jane Does. Also, no instant romance. Let your characters ease into it, please.
  • Do not submit a character until I, or Pie, approve your request/reservation.
  • Be somewhat realistic – no one is invincible.
  • Always check the OOC before you post, and please make sure to read all posts IC. Keep track of the RP, please.
  • I expect everyone joining to be able to post at least once a week, if possible. Meaning if you can post, because someone posted before you, who you now need to reply to, this is to be done within a period of 7 days.
  • Be descriptive and use proper grammar. I am putting 200 as the wpp minimum - this is quite low, I know, but it's simply because I want this roleplay to be an experience from which you can learn. I personally post 600+ at all times, but I do not expect everyone else to be able to. =)
  • I allow sexual content as well as swearing, but please, people… there is a certain limit. Don’t get the RP banned.

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Alexander was disquieting. Simone felt her lip twitch as she ran through her questions, her heart racing faster when he smiled wryly in response. The redhead watched him closely, gulping as he pulled her with him as he stepped back from the counter. She had no other option but to oblige. If she didn’t walk with him, she would have been pulled along anyways. And she didn’t feel like falling to his feet or into his chest yet another time. Still, she went hesitantly, unsure of what he was playing. When he glanced down at her she felt herself inhale sharply. Everything about Alexander’s face seemed to have…changed. It was back to…a look she hadn’t seen in his eyes since he had abducted her from the club. The fuck me stare.

Simone swallowed and felt her body tense, even more so as he turned her to look at him directly. She spun on her heel, her curls falling on her shoulders. The motion wasn’t something she expected and as a result Simone was somewhat out of sorts when she shifted her feet and looked from her hip where his hand sat heavily to his face, which continued to look down at her with a smoldering stare. She half wondered if he was looking at her the way a starving dog would a steak or if there was something else there, but that wasn’t something she asked him. Simone knew she had asked enough questions already. Her shoulders tensed and to a degree she took a page out of Sarai’s book, shrinking as if to make herself smaller but given that they were the only two in the kitchen, and his hands were right on her, she doubted it might do anything but annoy him. But annoying him was good. Might make his eyes change. God she wanted those eyes off her. No she didn’t. But yes she did! He had kidnapped her from everything and everyone she knew and loved. But she knew then that if he kissed her, she would give in, that she would enjoy it and enjoy hating herself for it later. The conflict remained. He had kidnapped her. Going along with it all might help. But there was something else in her that genuinely wanted it, that remained curious about the man himself, the complexities of his personality. Much had been seen and heard, but she had experienced little of him all things considered.

“Why do humans have different personalities?” he retorted. Okay so the smoldering moment ended. Simone rolled her eyes and turned her cheek to him immediately. If he didn’t intend to answer seriously then… “Some have tempers, and some do not. It is no different for vampires, and Brigitte, well, she was raised to be my servant from the day she was born. She was stripped of everything beyond that by her parents,” Alexander added. That comment seemed almost…barbaric. Raising children to serve others. Like slavery. The thought drew a chill up her spine. Whether it was him, and sensual, or the cold or simply the discomforting fact she couldn’t say. But it made her want out of his mansion more. Not only were there human slaves, but vampires born and raised to serve like them.

“As for how vampires are made…” he began. She turned to look at him out of the corner of her eye, her lips taught and unsmiling as he drew a hand along her neck and down her back. Reluctantly she arched her back to his hand, the trailing of his fingers so delicately along her spine tickling her. She rolled her shoulders and tried to get away from him, practically squirming on the spot, her eyes locked on his, a slight flush taking to her cheeks. “It can happen in one of two ways. Either a vampire is born, like any other creature, or he is made by another vampire once he has grown into the proper age. These vampires are of course born as humans. Some please a certain vampire and earn the right to his blood, which fuels the transformation. Others are simply changed because a vampire wills it, because it will benefit him or her in some way, I suppose.”

Simone’s lips parted at that revelation, her eyes widening to a degree before she looked down at the floor, her hands bracing herself on the counter, thought she doubted she needed to. One hand rested on the ledge to her right, the only on his hand on his hip, her fingers ever more so pulling as his as if to get him off her like always. Her lip twitched and she felt her eyes burn, her cheek pulling with agitation. And slight fear. He could take away her humanity. The made her shoulders tense more than they were. Why had she asked these questions if she was afraid of the answers? He seemed sincere as well. As she flicked her eyes at him, Simone continually saw him staring right at her. She was beginning to feel like an ant under a microscope.

“Where we are from, is a more complicated matter. You might refer to it was a parallel world to this one, in a fashion. It is not like we live in outer space, and our world, well; it has adapted to our needs. The sun, for one, doesn’t hurt us. In my native tongue, we call it Cruorem Orbis.”

That thought made her breath hitch. So he wasn’t from here. It wasn’t another planet, per se. No. What he described was practically a dimension. And this world was hers and he had his and undoubtedly he would want to go back to his. That made her start to twist in his arms, the subtle complacent nature to her dissipating entirely as she turned away from him, wanting to do anything she could to get away from him. He had taken away so much. He had taken away everything. And now he stared at her like that. And to a degree it seemed he expected her to just take all of this and deal with it. She couldn’t. No. Simone gulped for air, feeling her lungs constrict as the walls in the room seemed so much closer. This place was a prison. And it seemed if anything to be…temporary. Everything could be dropped at a moment’s notice. The smoldering stare, the teasing, the taunting, the toying with what she felt, it all disappeared. He was from another world and he would undeniably take her there and that was one thing she would never accept. Simone reached out for whatever she could, her eyes taking in the room so quickly. Where was the nice. Where was anything in this god forsaken place?

“I can’t stay here!” she cried, her voice hitching in her throat. “I’m not one of you. I’m not going to just drop everything and kiss your shoes. I want out! I want to see my sisters, my parents. I. Want. My. Life. Back.” If he took her away from Earth, there was no chance of her ever getting her back her true freedom. "I don't want to know. I don't want to know any of it. I-I...shouldn't have asked. No."

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It was a simple, unmistakable fact that human beings did some of their best thinking in the shower. Maybe it was the relaxing effects of hot water, releasing dopamine into her system or something. Maybe it was the scalp massage or the smell of soap and shampoo. Maybe it was just the fact that there were minimal environmental distractions. Whatever the case, it was during her shower that morning that she came to a few realizations about her peculiar situation.

  • One: Simone had now been missing more than two weeks. According to statistics, her chances of still being alive were almost impossibly small. Sydney, with no real choice otherwise, resolved not to think about this one too hard. Almost would just have to be the most important word in that sentence for the conceivable future.

  • Two: Whatever Mr. Frost knew about the situation, he wasn't planning on telling her. That was more a guess than a proper deduction, but she was pretty sure of it all the same. Ordinarily, this would have upset her, maybe, but at the moment she was more concerned with figuring out why than anything. Sure, he was a difficult type of person to deal with, but it took much more than "difficult" to withhold information about a person's missing sister. Short of being a sociopath, she figured he had to have a reason. Maybe it was better to leave that one alone for a while as well.

  • Three: She really had no good reason to go to the grocery store. Considerably less important than the other two, but in her defense, she was conditioning, and that wasn't as important as the rest, and not something she did every day either. It was also the only thing on which she could immediately act. Or, well, not act, maybe. Why should she go buy groceries she wouldn't use for someone who'd be gone in a few hours, tops? She was being ridiculous, and she didn't have the funds to do that.

Shutting off the water, she made haste getting dressed and swiping a comb through her hair, twisting it up atop her head deftly and pinning it there. She was just passing into her bedroom when her cell phone rang from its place on the charger, and she detached it swiftly, placing it to her ear as she made her way out into the living area. "Hello? Oh, Keith, how are you?" There was a long pause, during which Sydney rummaged around in her cupboards and at last managed to procure a bagel and some nutella. It was a nutella kind of morning, as in: she would need the endorphin boost of minor happiness to get through the day, she could sense it already.

"What, really? Oh, wow. Um... when should I...? Now?" She shot a glance at her houseguest. "Give me a little while to get down there. I'll be in as soon as I can, I promise." Another few moments, and then she hung up, sliding the phone into the pocket of her jeans. Taking a second (well, a few seconds), to take and chew over her first bite of breakfast, Syd filled him in on the conversation.

"That was Keith Davis, a forensic technician with the SDPD. I asked him to run some DNA profiles on all that blood behind the club. None of it was Simone's, I know, but it was weird that it all just happened to be there on the same night she went missing and a bunch of people lost their memories." She paused. "So he did workups on all the not-matches, and he tells me the results were interesting. He wants me-- us, now, I suppose-- to come in and see them as soon as we can." The tension of excitement was clearly visible in Sydney; she was obviously struggling not to fidget too much and keep her cool, but the fact that she was smiling at all-- a small one, but still-- would have given her away.

He had been lounging on her couch trying to read one of her papers while the woman had been showering. A frown had found its way on to his lips almost immediately after he began this process. How obsessed was this woman with gender equality anyway? Did she not realize there was no equality? Women needed to be protected, not throwing themselves out there like--

Her voice brought his attentions away from his musings. There was a noticeable hitch yet not one with a negative connotation. Hm, was that a faint smile on her face? She looked more awake than she had when they had had their earlier conversation (which he was still inwardly sore about). He rolled his eyes faintly. She just couldn't follow orders, could she? She always had to have a response or some sort ready for him, there was always something that prevented her from ever listening to his directives. Not without the proper push.

"Interesting data on the DNA samples, hm? How--" He cut himself off. Wait. What if the parasites hadn't been as cautious as usual? The mess waiting at the club was credible enough, not completely careless but not the cleanest job. And if that were the case, there could be the chance that maybe one of those blood samples wasn't exactly....

Even if he didn't like the blood suckers at all, keeping that part of the world hidden from those on the outside was more of a priority. Appetite forgotten, he straightened up on the couch. "Fine, whatever. Where exactly are we headed? You have the address, I assume?"

"Of course. I'm down at the station all the time. You should be familiar with it, too." She raised a brow just slightly, a reminder that they'd dragged him down there after his 'incident' at the bar two years ago. And she, determined, slightly foolhardy defense-attorney-in-training, had gone after him to make sure he was properly read his rights and given his due process. Definitely a bit silly in retrospect: she had since learned that he could probably afford a small army of high-price lawyers with decades more experience than one silly law student, but whatever the reason, he'd consented to her 'help' anyway.




"Hm." Sydney's lips were pursed as she examined the files. "It looks like some of these DNA profiles match recent missing persons cases, more than one of them last known to have been at the club beforehand, all reported around the same time. How has nobody noticed this before now? I mean, DNA or not, that's a pretty huge coincidence." She took another bite of her yogurt and granola. They'd made their way here, to a moderately-upscale restaurant cafe, largely because Garreth had been hungry and it served meat products. Honestly, how carnivorous could you be? Two meals without meat was hardly unusual, even for people who ate it regularly. Well, she didn't mind, so fine.

Of course, something else puzzled her. They'd run analysis on hairs found at the scene, mostly because they were such an odd silvery color, and found in close proximity to the blood. The first time, the analysis had failed. Just... failed. "And what would fail a DNA test, anyway?" The notes Keith had left her indicated that it wasn't dog or cat or horse hair, but it wasn't human, either. Maybe it came from one of the exotic animals Simone worked with? Certainly a possibility.

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Rhaun Dreamspeaker

Humans, to some extent, were quite the ingenious beings. For all their losses in terms of connection with nature they came up with many appliances with rather impressive capabilities. Where they would lead he did not know, but for now one such appliance in the form of a wheeled vehicle was taking him from the Lykae manor to the city. Compliant with the laws of this world, Rhaun sat next to the half-lykae driver charged with his transportation, his seatbelt fastened, constraining as it felt. He would mostly observe the passing scenery through the window, the trees soon changed to a forest of concrete. Some elements of the manmade habitat seemed to challenge the very skies themselves. He could state with certainty that no castle back home would reach this high upwards. But then again, was there much need for it?

The driver and the passenger spoke scarcely, the advisor merely giving a single direction – to be taken to the city to see Garreth. Taking the size of the city in consideration, it was, at first glance, not a particularly easy task. In fact one might wonder where exactly the driver would even go, to which road he’d turn or where he would wait for the Lykae King and his Advisor’s return. Still, Rhaun seemed calm as collected as always and quite certain about the direction they were going, only occasionally asking to take a turn here or there. It was worth noting that he’d opened the window, the air from outside freely coursing through the interior as they advanced.

“Here would be good enough.” He spoke finally and the car came to a halt by the pavement, Rhaun stepping out and looking back to the driver. “You may return without me. We shall find our way back once I find Him.”

Though seeming hesitant to obey, the young half-lykae did not question and nodded, departing as soon as the Lykae advisor closed the door. When he began walking down the pavement, there was determination of sorts in his motion, like there was little question as to where to go. All around him, unbeknownst to the passersby, spirits, scarce yet starved for contact with one able to perceive them, whispered. He mouthed wordless responses to them when fewer eyes were on him, perhaps making the impression of humming the lyrics to a song or something of the sort. His activities were easy enough to dismiss as mundane even as the Lykae was in fact gradually tracking his King. His typically ascetic appearance, albeit this time adding a pair of sandals rather than walking barefoot, contributed to him attracting little attention.

Traces of the Lykae King and the human girl still existed on the streets, weak as they were. They ranged from the whispers of the spirits stirred by the passing of supernatural beings amongst them to an assortment of faint scents. Enough to follow even if they didn’t much shorten the time needed to come across the one he was looking for. It gave him plenty of time for thought, comprehension, and time to take in his surroundings and acknowledge the city around him. He wasn’t a particularly frequent visitor here. But exceptions had to be made in line of his duty to his King and his people.

So now Rhaun was walking the streets of a residential area, following the trace of his liege, gradually getting to where his presence was most recent. He would not barge into a building or go so far as to disturb the peace here. But chances were high, that as soon as Garreth went out into the streets, he would be noticed. And then Rhaun would bring to his attention the need to tend to their true home…

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I shall do whatever is asked of me.

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Ceana

"Never underestimate the power of Gold."

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Rhaun Dreamspeaker

"All shall play their part"

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"If His Highness says it is so, then so it shall be."

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I'm not afraid to say what I think about you. I'm not putting on a facade for anyone.

Character Portrait: A Princess, a Noblewoman, and a Captain
A Princess, a Noblewoman, and a Captain

Basically three minor characters which I will be playing - some more than others.

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"I am your king, not your friend."

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"Ah, you came to play with me? Most excellent~"

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Lena of Anguaren

"I never told the king..."

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Alexander II Chartes

"I am your king, not your friend."

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Ceana

"Never underestimate the power of Gold."

Character Portrait: Nebellia de Rozeriem
Nebellia de Rozeriem

"Ah, you came to play with me? Most excellent~"

Character Portrait: A Princess, a Noblewoman, and a Captain
A Princess, a Noblewoman, and a Captain

Basically three minor characters which I will be playing - some more than others.

Character Portrait: Sarai Ozeiel
Sarai Ozeiel

I shall do whatever is asked of me.

Character Portrait: Garreth Vilhei Frost
Garreth Vilhei Frost

"How amusing, I wasn't the least bit intrigued by that nonsense that just escaped your mouth. Doesn't seem like you'll be needing that tongue, now does it?"

Character Portrait: Rhaun Dreamspeaker
Rhaun Dreamspeaker

"All shall play their part"

Character Portrait: Lena of Anguaren
Lena of Anguaren

"I never told the king..."

Character Portrait: Simone Parker
Simone Parker

I'm not afraid to say what I think about you. I'm not putting on a facade for anyone.

Character Portrait: Brigitte Lebelle
Brigitte Lebelle

"If His Highness says it is so, then so it shall be."

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Character Portrait: A Princess, a Noblewoman, and a Captain
A Princess, a Noblewoman, and a Captain

Basically three minor characters which I will be playing - some more than others.

Character Portrait: Simone Parker
Simone Parker

I'm not afraid to say what I think about you. I'm not putting on a facade for anyone.

Character Portrait: Sarai Ozeiel
Sarai Ozeiel

I shall do whatever is asked of me.

Character Portrait: Nebellia de Rozeriem
Nebellia de Rozeriem

"Ah, you came to play with me? Most excellent~"

Character Portrait: Garreth Vilhei Frost
Garreth Vilhei Frost

"How amusing, I wasn't the least bit intrigued by that nonsense that just escaped your mouth. Doesn't seem like you'll be needing that tongue, now does it?"

Character Portrait: Lena of Anguaren
Lena of Anguaren

"I never told the king..."

Character Portrait: Alexander II Chartes
Alexander II Chartes

"I am your king, not your friend."

Character Portrait: Sapphire Parker
Sapphire Parker

"I am who I am. I'm not perfect, but don't you dare try to change me."

Character Portrait: Ceana
Ceana

"Never underestimate the power of Gold."

Character Portrait: Rhaun Dreamspeaker
Rhaun Dreamspeaker

"All shall play their part"


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Cruorem Orbis

Cruorem Orbis by Mela

The Realm of the Vampire race. A place where humans are slaves and blood is the ultimate currency.

Dothri Regum

Dothri Regum by Mela

The Realm of the Demon race. In this land, soft emotions are alien, and your skills in battle prove your worth.

Lloer Deyrnas

Lloer Deyrnas by Mela

The Realm of the Lykae race. Here, your entire life is a battle. In these hard lands, women are the property of men, and have no worth of their own.

San Diego, California

San Diego, California by Mela

The second biggest city in California, San Diego, is home and birthplace of all the three sisters.

USA

USA by Mela

None

San Diego, California

The second biggest city in California, San Diego, is home and birthplace of all the three sisters.

Lloer Deyrnas

The Realm of the Lykae race. Here, your entire life is a battle. In these hard lands, women are the property of men, and have no worth of their own.

Cruorem Orbis

The Realm of the Vampire race. A place where humans are slaves and blood is the ultimate currency.

Dothri Regum

The Realm of the Demon race. In this land, soft emotions are alien, and your skills in battle prove your worth.

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I'm preparing myself and committing myself to Bard so I'll have to remove myself. I'd like to thank everyone involved and certainly wish you the best in creating a fun story. Thank you for participating with me!

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Sorryyy... I died and went to hell. O.O I'll post sooon! On pm too, Pie. <3

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-pokes head up- I've been waiting here patiently.

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[rolls around] Where is everyone?

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KSSCCCCCCBBBBBBBBTHHHTGWTHWEOT //loud noises

OH GOD--LOUD NOISES. LOUD NOISES. BLUUUUUUUUUUUUUUH.

There. Now the OOC forever echos with the obnoxious noises I have made. Mwahahaha, mission complete //strokes her fake beard evilly

I did want to let everyone know that Ion just left for Australia yesterday (vacation~) and she'll be gone for about 2 weeks. However, I did get her permission to ghost Sydney a little so I'll be posting myself once we can get this PM business cleared up in the next several days.

Now everyone, quickly, spread your arms like Nebbs and we can all pretend to be airplanes, weeeeeeeeee!! whyareyoualllookingatmelikethat

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I'm alive! I finally have two days off work together and some sanity and peace of mind to write all of the posts that I owe you all.

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So. There is now another post by me, believe it or not. Hope I'm managing to at least keep the quality up if not the pace.

How is everyone in general? Everything going well for you all?

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This OOC is depressingly quiet. O.o So now I'm going to make an announcement to help change that, maybe. xD

After this interaction between the couples, which I'm hoping we can wrap up soon, we're going to have a timeskip of a month before we have another written interaction. During this interaction the kings are to be revealed, whether by accident or on purpose, doesn't matter to me. But the couples do have to be at least very close to realizing they have feelings for each other by then. After that, I'll be doing another skip, which will be two weeks, and during that interaction, the kings will be taking the girls home to their own kingdoms (of course it'd be nice of they'd ask first xD).

Right, that was the future. Speaking of which, I've made me a GM IC voice, aka. The Seer. She's in the characters-section. She's a way for me to communicate plots and the like without revealing too much, and well, I just like how it'll be a bit different. ^^ Her first post will be up with the next timeskip.

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Pretty please. :]

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Well... I was gonna post during the weekend, but then I got caught up in other stuff. xD I will post this week though.

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Oh goodie. =D So long as I'm in the loop.

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When we have it sorted out :O That's why I've been delaying my PM response until we can bullet point stuff for you in a cohesive fashion. But don't worry, we'll run it by you first~

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If that's going to be a sideplot of sorts or whatever, please be a doll and send me a PM. ^^ I like to know what's going on.

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Oh, Pie >:3 Ion, my partner, and I have all planned something very evil together. I mean. :l Uhhh. Well, you'll see very soon! We all brainstormed on ideas of how to get Rhaun/James involved in all this--without Garreth being there. He won't exactly be returning back home anytime soon. Selfish bastard making his own rules XD "I don't need to return home--James is probably having a heart attack anyway /smirk"

But yeah, we have an idea that relates to the kingdom--just something for our side of the story but it should be fun! If you ever have time to hop on skype or even the RP-chat or PM or whatever, any of us can fill you in!

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James is going to freak by the way, since Garreth's been gone for so long and he's been acting differently recently. X3 He's an anxious little puppy right now; he misses his king.

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Garreth is just being immature because James isn't there to bend to his every whim. But yeah, agreement on childish! Both of them are kind of like that on the inside and we figured, why not?

:3 We used a collab writing tool--both our posts were done together and we kind of traded off every few paragraphs or so. And were dying during the whole thing. I swear, I tried to hard to be serious but it's Sydney's fault for having weird things in her fridge. //shot

I'm getting back to your PM a bit later on tonight, Mela--just had stuff to take care of :O

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Yeah. xD They're more... childish in a way, which is probably due to Garreth. Lol.

Anehways, I was rather surprised at the way these posts of yours were written. O.o But I suppose you wrote out the whole thing privately and then posted it?


Regardless, I shall be posting this weekend. =D

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OMG The Garreth/Sydney exchange is so priceless.
The dynamic is just so different than the other couples.

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I would simply LOVE to see some posts, everyone. ;D I want to post, but I can't until some of you guys do!

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