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Christopher King

"I swear I will have my revenge, even if it means death!"

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a character in “The Changelings”, originally authored by Masquerade (Skye), as played by RolePlayGateway

Description

Christopher King

Age: 21

Sexuality: He's unsure

Shifting Type: Human type, but his eyes always stay the same color unless he forces them to change.

Favored Form:
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When he has to go into town he prefers the unsuspecting, innocent school boy.
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When he's mad he turns into something like this.
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Personality: Christopher is the friendly type, he's open and friendly and likes people in general, until they try to betray him. If you double cross Chris, he will turn right back around and stab you even harder. Sometimes, it's hard to tell which version of Chris you are going to get due to the fact that he is ever changing. Chris can be kind and caring, he can be a great second in command, but he can also be harsh and candid, unclean and uncut. Chris's favorite version of himself is the charming, alluring one. He likes to play games and can be very seductive, but is unsure yet whether he prefers women over men. Both are very fun to play with.

Unfortunately, Chris also has one huge weakness. Cute things. He doesn't know why, but adorable things always get to him, which is why he feels so protective of the younger shape shifters. He describes it as a fatherly instinct, but it's really much more than that. Chris has a sort of secret life where he adores things from far away, he'll deny any claims though to keep up his reputation. Chris is also musically gifted, he has a talent with the violin although it hasn't really been of any use to him. His aim with a gun is near perfect, but sometimes he'll psych himself out and miss one or two times. Overall, if you're nice to Chris, he will be pleasant to you.

History: Chris's past was not like that of the others, he grew up in wealth and privilege, anything he wished for was his. It didn't matter though, he was always so bored with everything. His parents, his school mates, they were all so generic and boring. That's when he discovered the violin and it became his one true love, his parents thought he would be a great protege and pulled him out of regular school to enroll him in a private one. People there were nasty and so, Chris created a second version of himself reserved solely for those at the private school.

It was at home that he discovered he could change and Chris used it to his advantage, playing tricks on other children and fooling the staff that worked at the mansion. His father walked in on his son skin changing and threw quite the temper, but his mother only adored him even more. She was one too, a changeling and his father in a fit of rage shot his mother in the back, right in front of a ten year old Christopher. It was then that his eyes changed red and never went back, they had a sort of demented glow about them that scared his old man.

Chris was taken into the custody of the government the next day. His Dad was never sent to prison because of the fact that Chris's mother was a changeling and Chris swore revenge on the man he once called Father. Chris's life became a barrage of tests and torture. He was subjected to all kinds of things, one time they cut him open while he was awake, his body paralyzed because of some sort of injection. He remembered seeing all sorts of shape shifters in the facility and remembered once seeing a baby. He never said anything about that odd day dream (he assumed it was a day dream because there were not any babies at the facility), but realized he had not, in fact dreamed it at all two years later when he was finally leaving and there was a kitten inside of a woman's backpack.

Other: Chris has multiple personality disorder, he has different personalities and is quite aware of it, but he never knows which one he'll wake up in.

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So begins...

Christopher King's Story

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Character Portrait: Saphire Kurage Character Portrait: Reyna Character Portrait: Jennora Raquel Blood Character Portrait: Christopher King Character Portrait: Dyson Blood
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Reyna
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The morning air was crisp, the rising sun mottling the sky in brilliant hues of red, yellow, pink, and purple. Reyna had been awake for hours, sleep was no longer a reprieve for the nightmares chased her through the darkest depths of her mind. A shiver ran down the girls spine as she pressed her head against the window, her brown hair tumbling down her shoulders, blue eyes staring across the forest into a world she longed to see, but would never be accepted in. Her eyes closed, sleep attempting to claim her once more, but Reyna fought it and ultimately slipped into a nightmare filled world where she knew nothing but pain.

Run, faster, turn around it's a dead end! The floor was getting hotter beneath her feet, making her run faster. She was practically flying across the floor when the shocks began and every time she reached a dead end, the shocks would get stronger, making her whole body buzz with electricity. She was so close to the exit, the glowing red sign mounted above the door was her light shining through the darkness when the buzzing began again and racked her entire being. She collapsed to the ground, numb with pain, her body convulsing from the electricity. The floor grew cool and she rested her cheek against the ground, her eyes wide with shock and pain.

Reyna awoke with a start to the sound of her alarm, she jumped off the window sill and hit the snooze button, hoping the sound hadn't woken anyone else up. The brunette opened up the hatch that led to the attic and looked down, making sure no one was standing below her as she grabbed onto one of the rungs and rode the ladder down, letting go quickly so that it folded back up on its own. The hallway was empty and the chilly morning air sent a shiver up her spine. She frowned and went down another two floors to the kitchen, wondering what was taking everyone so long when a shout of joy came from outside. Reyna poked her head out of the door to find two of the boys on the lawn, chopping wood. She stuck her head back inside, feeling too cold to go out and join them and went to start on breakfast, figuring the smells would waft through the halls and wake everyone up. She was bored and it's not like frying bacon and scrambling eggs was the hardest of tasks anyways, it was just a bit tedious to wait for the pan to warm up.

The sounds of creaking wood could be heard throughout the safe house and Reyna smiled, to her, this place had always been home. She loved it when new shape shifters found their way to the mansion because Reyna liked to meet others and learn what their abilities were. Suddenly, she began to hiccup and a scream escaped her lips as her body unwillingly transformed. The sound of bones crunching filled the air and Reyna was forced onto all fours from the pain, glossy white fur sprouting in tufts at random intervals, her screams turning to mews. She panted when it was over, suddenly a kitten on the kitchen floor. Reyna had no control over her abilities due to a mutation in her Changeling DNA that also allowed her body to take animal attributes and stick them onto her human body. It was annoying and painful and Reyna wished she could have control like the others so that she could leave the house.

Chris
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Chris's shirt was somewhere in the grass, sweat pouring down his chest as he chopped wood for the fireplace. It was rather cold and he figured that once they got a fire starting the house would warm up pretty fast. Chris stopped and wiped the sweat from his brow with the back of his hand, looking up at their beautiful home to admire the hard work and craftsmanship that went into building the safe haven for Changelings. Chris had, had a hand in the process he had made some decisions on the building and was happy with the result. It was finally done and as Chris stacked up the fire wood against the side of the house he noticed one of the other boys had joined him outside. "Morning Dyson," the boy was rather quiet, but Chris was doing his best to be friendly and try to include the boy in everything.

He sniffed the air and sighed, the smell of cooking bacon always relaxed his nerves because it reminded him of home. In the huge mansion Chris had lived in before his father had turned him over to the government, the smell of bacon was almost always wafting through the air in the mornings. He was just about to say something to Dyson when a screamed sounded from the inside and he frowned, glancing at the other boy and opening up the door, finding a sizzling pan and a kitten. "Oh, it was just you," he knelt to the ground in an attempt to pick the kitten up but she hissed and ran away, going to find Sapphire he figured and turned off the burners, transferring the bacon to a plate.

Chris shook his head as he sat down and sighed, looking at the list he and Jennora had compiled the night before of things they needed to complete today. There was a lot and quite frankly, Chris wasn't sure they'd be able to complete them all. The thought of the blue haired woman sent butterflies in his chest and Chris had to take a few deep breaths to calm himself down, he wasn't sure why his heart always got so fluttery when he thought of her, but Chris wished it would stop.

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Character Portrait: Mikuo Kurage Character Portrait: Jason Rye Blood Character Portrait: Saphire Kurage Character Portrait: Reyna Character Portrait: Jennora Raquel Blood Character Portrait: Christopher King Character Portrait: Claire Shane Character Portrait: Dyson Blood Character Portrait: Savarine Renders
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Jennora

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She woke to the smell of bacon, a small smile crept upon her face as she opened her eyes slowly. She stared up at the ceiling of her room. She had a rather large bed and could hardly believe it was all to herself, well most of the time. She looked down at the foot of her bed where the little Dyson should have been, but was not. She didn't worry about it as she slowly sat up, the sheets falling into her lap as she did.

Jennora yawned as she jumped out of bed, not bothering to make her bed this morning. She walked right into her closet and quickly changed into a short dress and converse shoes. The dress was black and white stripes and the shoes were full black with white shoe laces. Once she had put her hair in twin tails she left her room.

She caught a white fur ball that was running down the hall way. She cornered it and then picked it up, ignoring the hissing and claw marks. "Hey there. Not exactly sure who you are, but you clearly don't know how to control your changing DNA." She said with a smile. "Don't worry it gets better honey." She told the kitten, giving it a small peck on the head before letting it go and walking down stairs.

Jennora headed for the kitchen, her smile grew when she saw Christopher. Jennora gave him a peck on the cheek as she walked by him and hid her blush in the fridge as she looked for the apple juice, then frowned when she noticed they were out. She closed the fridge door and sighed. "No apple juice." She said with a frown as her little brother walked in the door. "Morning, Dyson." She told him. He smiled at her before going up the stairs.

Jennora looked at Christopher after her brother left. "I guess I'll go into town to get food today." She loved giving herself the most dangerous job, but knowing Christopher he'd want to go with her at least. She had a plan for that though. "And before you say anything, you aren't coming with me. There's other things you have to do." She told him with a smile. She leaned closer to him. "I'll take Mikuo and Jason with me." She told him with a big smile.




Dyson

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Sleeping peacefully one minute and the next he is being moved into the lab rooms. He looked at the large containers where the scientists were taking normal humans and injecting them with his blood. He had watched several die already, but two were living through it. It was strange, and a bit odd. He didn't struggle this time, he knew that if he struggled it would hurt more. This time felt different though, they were trying to re-open a scar on his stomach, they thought they had missed something.. They never gave him numbing medicine. They just went at it, and always without warning. He screamed when the knife hit the scar perfectly.. 'Don't move... It'll be over soon.' He told himself before he blacked out yet again...

Dyson woke up, sweating more then a person running a marathon. The nightmares were getting worse around this time, and he hadn't any idea on why this was happening. He sighed as he sat up, resting his head in his hands, if the nightmares weren't going to get any easier then was he supposed to be this miserable forever.

As soon as Dyson got out of bed he took a hot shower, and a long one. When he was done he threw on some normal blue jeans and a plain white T-shirt, he finished with his favorite tennis shoes, the color of his hair. He stepped out of his bathroom and into his room, wondering what he'd do today. Last night he had moved from Jennora's bed to his own because it was cold in there. He didn't feel like moving around the house in an animal form this morning, which meant he'd have to deal with people talking to him. That wasn't so bad though, there weren't THAT many Changelings here.

He moved down the stairs rather quickly then he wanted, he decided to go on a short walk. Once outside he realized that Christopher was cutting wood so he decided to help him. "Morning." Was all Dyson said to Christopher, sometimes he didn't even say anything at all. Why he was talking first was strange to him.

After a while he stopped to go on a walk, it was a short and meaningless walk.

When he came back his sister was in the kitchen. He smiled at her before going back up to his room, that's when he decided to annoy his brother, who should be up already. He changed into a cute hound puppy right after getting into his brothers room and got to work.




Jason

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Jason had spent all night writing a song for a girl in the house that he secretly had a strong liking too. And this girl, believe it or not, was not his sister. He didn't know her name and never showed any side of affections toward her in a way that was different from anyone else he socialized with.

So on this morning he decided to sleep in, ignoring the smell of bacon and the sounds of a hissing animal not far down the hall. He wasn't dreaming of anything, he never really had dreams, in fact he wasn't exactly sleeping, just laying in bed. When his door opened he thought it was his sister coming to sleep with him, but instead an adorable animal made itself comfortable on his stomach.

Jason stared down at the animal and decided to ignore it for now, only it didn't let him. It started to whine and paw at his chest. He sighed before deciding to get up, he didn't bother changing out of yesterdays shirt and pj pants, as he walked out of his bedroom and headed downstairs, the puppy in one hand.

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Character Portrait: Lottie Smith Character Portrait: Jason Rye Blood Character Portrait: Reyna Character Portrait: Jennora Raquel Blood Character Portrait: Christopher King Character Portrait: Dyson Blood
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Lottie lay curled happily amongst the nest of blankets and pillows, that were keeping the girl warm and snug. She was hidden away in Lala land where nothing could hurt her and she really, really didn't want to wake up.
The smell of bacon started to spread though the house and she could feel her nose sniff a bit at the delicious smell.
'Mustn't wake up, must stay in warm bed where I can dream about the latest Gucci bag... Bacon smells sooooooo gooddddd....' She though as she lay frozen in her bad having an inner war with herself about whether or not she should go down stairs and eat some breakfast or stay hidden in her comfy bed...

Suddenly a scream of pain pierced the air which caused the girl to sit straight up, eyes wide open as she leapt from the bed and ran downstairs due to the commotion. Running down the hallway she felt her cozy turtle PJs change into today's outfit.
Rounding the corner she skidded into the room, she lost her balance as her socked feet slipped on the kitchen tiles and sent her tumbling into the counter.

Shaking her head a bit to get rid of her daze she looked at the rooms occupants and noticed the little white kitten, nearly groaning when she realised there had been no need to get out of bed at all. Giving a sigh she pulled herself up onto her padded feet and made her way towards the plate full of slightly charred bacon that still smelt like heaven had decided to turn itself into a food and temp whatever poor being (e.g. Lottie) who stumbled upon it with its perfect goodness.

Grabbing up a slice and taking a bit she turned back to the group in the kitchen and gave them all her innocent smile, "Congratulations, you have once again managed to drag me from my beautiful bed and even more stunning dream about Rihanna's latest scandal. So what are we doing today?", she finished off as she reached for another slice of bacon.

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Character Portrait: Mikuo Kurage Character Portrait: Lottie Smith Character Portrait: Jason Rye Blood Character Portrait: Saphire Kurage Character Portrait: Reyna Character Portrait: Jennora Raquel Blood Character Portrait: Christopher King
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The door opened with a loud creak and for a moment the girl froze worried that perhaps she might have awoken one of the others. However when no one came for her she slipped outside of the safe house and quietly closed the door behind her, cringing again at how it whined to be properly oiled. Once she was outside she straightened from her semi crouch and stood flat on her feet, no longer needing to be overly silent. Saphire raised her hands above her head, stretching her muscles in order to wake them up. The early morning was one of her favorite times as it was when the world was preparing to waken up but hadn’t quite done so yet.

As she did every cool, misty morning, the blue haired girl made her way to her favorite spot in the small valley surrounded by forest. Said spot was simply a randomly chosen place in the clearing that she often laid in. She had no idea why it was so special to her; perhaps it was because it seemed so far away from any commotion and civilization or perhaps it was simply just the feeling that time was meaningless when she sat there. Either way she loved it and, after 3 years of continuously returning to it nearly every morning, a faint and inconspicuous path had begun to form.

Now, she slipped off her dirtied white converses and for a moment felt the grass between her toes. The blades tickled her feet in a way that made her senses tingle and somehow raised her spirits. Here, Saphire felt calm and at peace as she slipped her headphones over her ears and switched her device on to one of her favorite songs. She then lay down as the music started to play, staring up at the cloudless sky that was brightening with every minute as the sun rose higher.

She’s the girl that no one ever knows…” ((Say You Like Me |We the Kings))





She was shivering and clinging on to her twin sister, Topaz, who was obviously equally scared but was attempting to act the bigger sister. Even though she was only older by a minute, Topaz always behaved as if she were years older and was always very protective of Saphire.

The two children were in a cage, big enough to fit the two of them and yet, at the same time, so confined. They were being treated as if they were wild animals deserved to be locked up. But they were not alone. Thousands of other abused children were howling and wailing, screaming and shouting, or simply sitting there staring blankly at one another.

Saphire had seen countless of these children being helplessly pulled from their cages but never returning. Every time one of the scary monsters in white lab coats came in she would pray that it wouldn’t be her. Like now. The vicious creature lurked around the room, peering into each tight and confined space in order to determine which would be his next victim. Saphire’s tiny six year old brain could only imagine what he would do to her. Probably eat her or feed her to his minions.
Not me, not me, not me, not me… She thought this until her brain hurt and the words began to swirl together. The man was coming closer and closer to her cage. He was reaching towards the barred door, fumbling for one of his many keys. The tiny girl squeezed her eyes closed and clenched her fists in anxious apprehensiveness and dread. Not me!

It wasn’t her.

It wasn’t her, but instead her sibling who was taken from their prison. There was a small struggle as Topaz finally accepted her fate and let her emotions out, screaming and clawing at her twin for help. In vain both girls used all of their strength to attack the man separating them. It was no use and he quickly slapped them, shocking them into silence.

Topaz regained her senses and stopped crying to smile brightly at Saphire. For a moment it was as if they were no longer in the institution. One might have thought the girls had escaped if they examined the brightness of the close lipped expression. Yet behind the happiness was sadness and a feeling of acceptance that no six year old girl deserved to feel. Topaz’s expression was of one who accepted, perhaps even welcomed, Death.

“Don’t worry Saphire. I’ll be back and soon we’ll be just like we were.”


Liar.




Hey, hey! You, you! I don’t like your girlfriend!” ((Girlfriend| Avril Lavigne ))
The loud music blasted into her ears awakening Saphire with a start. She grabbed her phone and, in one fluid motion, stood up, removed her head phones from her ears letting them hang around her neck, and paused the song. Judging from the sun it was still early morning, yet later than it had been. A quick check of the time confirmed this theory. Apparently Saphire had slept through most of her playlist.

Her dream floated across her mind haunting her. It seemed she could not escape the horror of her past. Unconsciously her frail hand flew to her left shoulder where the number 01 was branded. Then, with a shake of her head intended to clear the memory from her mind, she turned and set out back towards the house, her pony tail, which was tied up with a ribbon, bobbing as she walked.

As she neared the house the delectable smell of bacon hit her. The thought of grease and fat usually disgusted her but bacon was one of her few exceptions of this distatse. Her mouth was almost watering as she opened the door and the savory scent became stronger.
However it was to her displeasure when she saw the many people in the room chattering and talking. It wasn’t that she disliked her fellow Changelings but instead that she felt awkward and nervous near these people she was still relatively unfamiliar with after three years.

She crept around the edges of the room, head down, attempting to make herself go unnoticed. Once she darted out into the open to grab a particularly crispy piece of bacon on which she promptly began to nibble. She then proceeded to make her escape out of the room which was growing more crowded by the minute as shifters made their way down to the kitchen, lured by the smell.

She almost made it out as it was, until a flying, hissing, fur ball practically ran straight into her. Startled she stumbled back a bit before she recognized the luscious coat that belonged to the cat that she had nearly collided with. A smile crossed her face as she picked up the small kitten and gave her a small hug, though not tight enough to constrict the animal.

Reyna!” A pain behind her eyes, much like a headache, signaled that they were changing colors, probably turning a golden honey, perhaps speckled with green, which signified she was happy. ((OOC: I did mention in her bio that, much like Reyna, Saphire cannot control her powers. I forgot to mention however that, unlike Reyna’s, they change with her emotions. Sometimes if she concentrates hard enough she can change her features at will but this is rare.)) Her smile was replaced by a frown as she attempted to change her eyes back to normal. She never had liked her abilities as they were defective and she had not been born with them. However it was to no avail and she soon gave up trying. They would change back eventually.

She lowered the kitten to the ground and crouched next to it, now oblivious to the once intimidating crowd in the kitchen. She began to stroke the soft, smooth fur of the cat, a habit of hers ever since she had become acquainted with Reyna. By now she knew that the girl had no control over her shape shifting powers.

How long ago did you change? Gosh, it must be terrible not knowing when it’s going to happen.” She stopped her rhythmic motion to survey the chatter before her. She had a special connection with Reyna. She felt as if the girl got her as no one else (except perhaps her brother) did. Her feelings were strange. She yearned to have such a connection with others but always separated herself from them.

Perhaps we should go somewhere else.” The chatter and rather annoying feelings of loneliness were both irritating. She was just about to stand up and lead Reyna to a more quiet environment when a blue haired man in possession of a puppy appeared and, in doing so, blocked the door way.




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Ugh, sun. He really never had been a morning person, unlike his sister who always seemed to have gone somewhere or another in the early dawn. But however much he longed to go back to bed he knew that once he had woken up it was futile to try and get him to slumber until the next morning.

Mikuo forced himself out of the heaven of rumpled bed sheets and pillows before pulling on a pair of fresh jeans and a grey tee. He didn’t bother to brush his hair with an actual hairbrush but instead ran his fingers through the mess in order to partially tame it. He then proceeded to head downstairs towards the kitchen where an alluring smell attracted him.

It turned out the source of the scent was some slightly charred bacon which lay out for anyone to grab a piece. Mikuo took the silent offer and grabbed a slice hurriedly putting it in his mouth and letting it hang out so that he could prepare some toast.
“…take Mikuo and Jason with me.” The blue haired boy perked up when he heard his name, looking up in the middle of buttering his toast, much like the manner of a dog. Having finished off the meat he was now eating the crunchy, slightly burnt, bread as he made his way over to the speaker. Jennora was planning something with Chris and apparently he was involved.

Might I ask where you’ll be taking me Jennora? It’d be nice to know my destination before I go.” He paused making a show of looking her up and down before speaking again, “Then again, perhaps going somewhere with you isn’t such a bad thing.” Mikuo laughed good naturedly to show he was only joking and not seriously flirting with her. He had no romantic interest in the woman as of yet although she was nice looking.

Morning Chris. Same to you, Lottie.” He addressed the man in front of him before calling across the room towards the girl dressed as fashionable as ever. It seemed that for no particular reason Mikuo was in a good mood. He usually was. Although sometimes he resorted back to his true personality, still a relatively good natured boy but one with dark secrets.

((OOC: Alright I’m going to have to end it here. Sorry the endings are a bit abrupt but, as always, I’m running low on time.))

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Character Portrait: Katherina Everlight Character Portrait: Mikuo Kurage Character Portrait: Lottie Smith Character Portrait: Jason Rye Blood Character Portrait: Saphire Kurage Character Portrait: Reyna Character Portrait: Jennora Raquel Blood Character Portrait: Christopher King Character Portrait: Claire Shane Character Portrait: Dyson Blood
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Today was not starting out very well for the fluffy white kitten. She hated being picked up against her well and so when Jennora picked her up, she hissed and tried to claw her way down. "Hey there. Not exactly sure who you are, but you clearly don't know how to control your changing DNA." Jennora said with a bright smile. "Don't worry it gets better honey." The words stung, Reyna was hurt considering the fact that Jennora was the one who rescued her and it was in this very form that she and the older woman had become acquainted. Reyna stopped struggling and walked away with her tail between her legs, about to head upstairs to find Sapphire when Jason came down carrying a small, floppy eared puppy. Reyna jumped out of the way just in time as she was about to get kicked and hissed, swiping at the air where he had stood only seconds before.

Reyna hopped down the staircase, fur standing on end as she skittered across the floor, straight into Sapphire's legs. "Reyna!" The kitten was pleased that at least someone recognized her and her hisses turned into purrs, she bumped her head against Sapphire's palm lovingly, her tail swishing lazily back and forth. “How long ago did you change? Gosh, it must be terrible not knowing when it’s going to happen.” Reyna responded with a clipped, "mew," as if this answered Sapphire's question. It was awful and it was terribly painful, the only thing worse than randomly turning into an animal was getting stuck with a few of its attributes when she finally turned human again.

“Perhaps we should go somewhere else.” The fur ball responded with another meow, but Jason stepped forward, blocking the only exit to the kitchen that didn't lead outside and Reyna was not allowed outside. She nudged her head against Sapphire's foot and then hopped up a few steps to the puppy Jason was putting on the floor. She sniffed him suspiciously, walking in circles around him before pouncing playfully at his tail. She didn't know who the puppy was, but he seemed awfully familiar. It was at that moment that the scent of bacon wafted into her nose and while she remembered that she agreed to go somewhere with Sapphire, the temptation of food and the growling of her tiny stomach was distracting.

The kitten darted across the floor, nearly hitting another person and Reyna mentally scolded herself for allowing her animal instincts to take over. She was suddenly picked up by the scruff of her neck and hissed in protest, but was ultimately carried out of the kitchen and placed on the couch in the living room. Reyna looked up to see who her captor was to find the girl who she referred to as The Ghost because she was was hardly ever seen and if you were lucky enough to catch a glimpse of her, once you blinked she would be gone. Needless to say Reyna was not surprised when the girl, she believed her name was Katherina, disappeared after a quick scolding about being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Reyna settled onto the couch, her wide kitty cat eyes widening even more when Katherina returned and sat next to her for a few minutes, silently sketching. "What do you think?" Came from the ghost of a person beside her and Reyna turned to stare at her reflection, she jumped and hissed, darting behind a pillow before the girl remembered herself and the fact that she was not actually a cat. Slowly, she made her way back and touched the paper with a small, soft, furry paw and gave a mew of approval before hissing at the barking that came from the kitchen.

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"I guess I'll go into town to get food today." Chris was about to open his mouth to tell Jennora what a wonderful idea that was when she beat him to it, "And before you say anything, you aren't coming with me. There's other things you have to do." He frowned and sighed, knowing she was right while he glared at the list of things that he needed to do that the two had comprised the night before. "I just don't feel safe with you going into town without me," even if she was taking two of their best and most experienced shifters. Speaking of Mikuo and Jason, the two emerged from the staircase, one after the other. Except, one was carrying a floppy eared puppy and the other had his hands shoved in his pockets.
“Might I ask where you’ll be taking me Jennora? It’d be nice to know my destination before I go.”
"Jennora would like to take you and Jason to the town to do some shopping today," Chris replied for Jennora, hoping Mikuo would be willing to go. Chris knew that anywhere Jennora went, Jason would follow. The woman could jump off a metaphorical cliff and her brother wouldn't even hesitate to go after her.

He tried not to twitch when Mikuo began to flirt with Jennora. He felt protective over the woman for reasons he couldn't decide and even though the two were not exclusive their feelings for each other were quite obvious. Chris's attention drifted for a second before a strong, melodic voice floated towards his ears. "Congratulations, you have once again managed to drag me from my beautiful bed and even more stunning dream about Rihanna's latest scandal. So what are we doing today?"
A small smile played on the man's lips at Lottie's words. He had never met a shape shifter that was so concerned with the pop culture of the human world.

"We have a long list of things we need to accomplish today and I'm going to need your help. Oh and spoiler alert, Rihanna didn't win a Grammy." He had seen the headline in People last time he had been in town, but that was two weeks ago and he had only gotten a glimpse at the magazine. In fact, Chris wasn't even sure if it had been about Rihanna in the first place but he did see her name somewhere next to it.

((OOC: I'm really sorry for any mistakes, it's late, I'm tired and I wanted to post something for you all since you guys are so awesome))

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Character Portrait: Mikuo Kurage Character Portrait: Lottie Smith Character Portrait: Jason Rye Blood Character Portrait: Saphire Kurage Character Portrait: Jennora Raquel Blood Character Portrait: Christopher King Character Portrait: Claire Shane Character Portrait: Dyson Blood
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The bacon she had happily been chewing on nearly fell out of he mouth when it gapped open. "Wahh! Chris that not fair!, she cried in anguish at not knowing the latest news. You had to know, she had to know now! Guess it's time for a little sneaky sneaky trip to the village. "I am supposed to be the only gossip monger in this house!", she said before heading towards the door and back to her room, Donald Duck Pjs appearing in place of her outfit.
"Call me when you want to start work, I'm heading back to bed!" she called over her shoulder as she climbed up the stairs.
Once arriving in her room and locking the door, her PJs vanished and her outfit returned. Grinning she opened the window, giving the ground a quick scan before she climbed out.
Lottie had never been good with being stuck somewhere for to long, and the idea that a new scandal was just waiting for her in town was to much to bare. Shimming down the drainage pipe like a boss, the girls feet hit the grown and her shoes quicky changed from high heeled brown boots into a pair of fashionable running shoes. Giving one more glance towards the house to make sure no one saw her, she ran off towards the town.
It was a long way to town and running for that long wasn't possible but it should be fine. Out of all the shifters, Lottie's was the easiest to cover up and with her above par acting skills it would be easy to act off anything that happened, although she hadn't lost control in years.
Her little outing hopefully wouldn't take that long and she could be back way before Chris needed her help for work and the jennora and her group set off for town. They wouldn't even know she was missing.

Entering the small town, she smiled at the hustle and bustle of the crowds. It was market day and you could see everyone was buying their weekly shopping. Lottie loved the town, even if it was small, it had people who she could talk to and it was just so filled with ordinary life that Lottie often missed out on due to her parents and abilities.
Entering a little corner shop which sold her favourite tabloid, she pulled The Superstar from the rack and flipped thought he pages, reading as much of each scandal as she could before it was time for her to go.
Reading about the latest relationship developments between Peter Andre and Emily MacDonagh and their engagement. Lottie flipped to the next page to continue readying when the tabloids main article screamed at her face.
"Movie Star sensation, Danial Radcliffe, has been found to be a shifter! Is no one safe from this evil gene?!", It was bold and underlined along with a photo of the moviestar in his latest film.
Eyes widening a little she read on.

"Revealed as an animal shifter though government mandatory blood tests, Daniel Radcliffe has been found guilty of being a shifter. Although authorities tried to apprehend the star and secure him in a military base to ensure he wouldn't do any harm to himself or fans, people are staging protests.
The government is recieving threats that if the star is taken into custody than vivid fans of the actor will plan and commit a mass suicide.
Placed between a rock and a hard place, the government are at a loss of what to do, allowing the star to remain free for now. Danial Radcliffe has gone into hiding like many of his kind do, but he will be sniffed out and arrested, just like the rest of those vermin shifters."


Lottie stared at the words for a long time, rereading them in hopes that they would change. Despite her wishes they remained the same and the girl began to shake from the small shivers of fear that were continually racking her body.
It didn't matter who they were, even if they were famous, shifters were still seen as vermin in the eyes of the public...

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Character Portrait: Katherina Everlight Character Portrait: Mikuo Kurage Character Portrait: Lottie Smith Character Portrait: Jason Rye Blood Character Portrait: Saphire Kurage Character Portrait: Reyna Character Portrait: Jennora Raquel Blood Character Portrait: Christopher King
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Jason happened to walk into the kitchen just as Christopher was telling Mikuo what Jennora's plans were. He smiled at the excitement that he was going to do today, completely forgetting he was holding a puppy. He groaned as Dyson bit his hand and jumped out of it. Dyson barked at him on the ground before running of into the living room. Jason ignored him as he continued on into the kitchen.

He slapped Chris on the back playfully. "Hello." He said before moving onto his sister, he hugged her from behind and picked her up, laughing as she screamed at him to put her down. Only when he did he gave her a big peck on the cheek. "Oh come on, I know you love me!"

"Shut up Jason! Jennora told him, he only laughed and threw his hands up in defeat. "So what are we doing today?" He asked happily. Jason looked up for a moment to see Katherina and felt the butterflies start in his stomach, making him sick. He quickly looked down at the floor before looking back up at Mikuo, Jennora and Chris. He noticed Lottie was there as well. "Hey sexy" He told her with a flirty smile. Only to get punched by his sister. "Ow.. Gosh." He said rubbing his arm.




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Jennora smiled at Mikuo's compliment. "Of course I'm fun to be with." She said as she rocked herself back and forth, bumping into Mikuo on purpose. "I'm just so pretty." She said, sounding full of herself. It didn't last long though, "Nah, just kidding! But I hear I'm fun to be around!" She hoped she was, otherwise she'd have a lot of people person problems. The three P's. Fantastic.

Jennora did not like being picked up by her brother, and when he kissed her she wanted to smack him. Though she resisted the urge not too, instead she watched as others came out before answering Christopher's first remark to herself. "I know you feel safer if your with me, but we don't really have time for that. Why do I get the feeling this is because you want to spend time with me?" She laughed at that. "How about we have a slumber party in my room tonight?" Jennora purposely made it sound very wrong

Jennora laughed at the look that Jason gave her and shook her head, looking around for a final attempt at finding something she wanted, though at this point it seemed like she couldn't find anything she wanted. Jennora was a super picky eater, so if there was nothing she liked, she wouldn't eat. Plain and simple.

Jennora turned to Mikuo and Jason. "If your willing to go I'll be ready in two hours. If any of you need me, I'll be in my room." She gave the two a smile and waved at Chris before taking a piece of bacon and heading back upstairs. She passed by the living room on her way and peaked over at Katherina's art piece. She leaned over the back of the couch and pet both Dyson and Reyna as she talked to Katherina. "I think it looks stunning. What are your plans today? She asked yawning into the back of the couch.



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Dyson didn't like being squeezed to death so he bit his brother's hand. Not hard enough to leave a bark, but sure as hell hard enough to be dropped. Dyson saddly, wasn't a cat at the moment and landed hard on his ass. Though he walked it off like it was nothing. He spotted Reyna and made his way over to her. Not realizing that his large puppy ears were a bit long for him, he tripped over them each second.

When he finally got to the living room, he was standing right in front of the couch, he looked up at ow tall it was, and decided that he wouldn't hurt himself. Instead he pawed at Katherina's legs, making sure not to stratch her as he did. He turned his head for a moment to notice that Sapphire was on the other couch. He still hadn't told anyone that she was his sister, and nobody ever asked so Dyson didn't think it was a big deal. He wondered if she knew that the DNA she was given was his.

Dyson turned back to Katherina when he was magically picked up and placed in her lap. He quickly moved over to Reyna. He really liked the girl, but would never tell her in person, and he tried really hard not to show any signs of affection towards her in person as well.

Though right now... Was a completely different story. He licked her nose and around her mouth before nugging against her, as if to hug her. Being a cat, he was prepared for an attack, though some cats were friendly enough to play with him like this. He could always turn into a kitten as well though, but he liked being a puppy. That or a very large cat. Like a white tiger, or a baby white tiger. Those were his favorites.

((OOC: I'm so sorry if I forgot someone if i did please just jump in anywhere :). ))

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Reyna had been settling onto a pillow, her tail curling around her body when the puppy was plopped onto the couch. She walked over curiously, hissing when he got too close to her and jumping back. Again she attempted to move closer and he licked her nose, Reyna brushed her now wet fur with her front paws, attempting to smooth her silky white coat back down and wondering how much longer until her body decided to change back. She could try to force her body to change but the result would be painful and she would most likely end up stuck with a cat tail.

So Reyna waited and took a swipe at Dyson's tail as it wagged back and forth quickly. What was he so happy about? She wondered when Lennox suddenly walked in and pet her. What was with everyone today? She had never seen the whole house in such a good mood. Maybe it was the bacon or the clear morning skies? She wondered when the cracking noise started and Reyna jumped off the couch, biting back her screams and drawing blood as her body changed, her fur changing to skin and her bones lengthening until she was at her full height. Reyna quickly grabbed one of the towels out of a nearby laundry basket and wrapped it around her naked body. She blushed furiously when she realized Dyson had been watching the whole time and nervously licked the blood that had been dribbling down her chin.

"I'm gonna go," she said awkwardly, the pink shade in her cheeks darkening as she turned around and walked to the kitchen where her pile of clothes still lay in a heap on the floor. Hopefully the others were too occupied by the bacon to notice as she picked her belongings up and headed to the bathroom to put her garments back on. Reyna felt much better once she was human again and went to fix herself some cereal and milk since Lennox had eaten the rest of the bacon. She poured the rest of the Honey-Nut-Cheerios into a chipped plastic blue bowl and poured some milk in. The kitchen was too crowded and so she headed back to the living room, sitting on the floor across from where puppy Dyson was still on the couch.

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Chris felt his embarrassment as his cheeks flushed a bright red. "I know you feel safer if your with me, but we don't really have time for that. Why do I get the feeling this is because you want to spend time with me?" Jennova laughed, sounding so carefree "How about we have a slumber party in my room tonight?" He covered his cheeks with his hands, playing it down by resting his elbows on the table to look like he was simply holding his head up.

His attention turned to the small blonde Lottie and a slight smile played on his lips"Wahh! Chris that not fair!
"Sorry Lottie, that's what happens when you ignore your turn to do the laundry."
"I am supposed to be the only gossip monger in this house!" But Chris was too busy looking over the list to fret over Jason's affectionate kiss to his sister and Lottie's complaints. "Call me when you want to start work, I'm heading back to bed!"

"I'll need you in about an hour!" He called after Lottie and checked off one thing on his list, the fire wood. The next thing was fixing a broken solar panel and then he would need Lottie's help to take care of a varmint problem in the food stores. Maybe he should ask Katherina instead? He wasn't sure if Lottie was squeamish about rats or not. Speak of the devil Katherina appeared before him, asking about band aids but Lennox had already covered that and was disinfecting the wound before Chris could even speak up.

"Oh good, Lennox you're awake. There's something I wanted to talk to you about," he said, catching the man mid chew. He didn't mean to interrupt Lennox's breakfast but with all the hubbub this morning Chris doubted he would have another chance. "Hey are you guys going into town today? Well if so I just wanted to let you know that I put the store's money in the account so we're all good."

"Well, actually I wanted to talk to you about possibly opening an emergency account? One that the government wouldn't be able to trace back to us and we could use in case of emergencies?" They had two regular accounts, one belonged to Lennox and his store, the other was the one that Lennox had opened to help provide for the Changeling safe house. Chris was very grateful to the man, but he knew that avoiding a run-in with the government might be in their near future, especially with the news of so many celebrities coming out of the proverbial shape shifter closet.

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ImageIt was only once Claire had covered most of her hand with doodles that she returned to reality. "Crap," she muttered under her breath, sizing up her blue-pen-speckled hand. Grumbling, she dragged herself up the wall into an upright position, stuffing her hand into her sweater pocket.

The kitchen, while she had been distracted, seemed to have cleared slightly. Of the Changelings there, most of them she recognized but didn't know personally. Most of the talk came from three guys who were discussing money, and the only thing she knew about that was how to earn and pickpocket it. As she didn't know them nor the conversation material well enough, she kept her talkativeness shut in. Slowly gaining the energy she had lost from a long night, she sprung up the steps, stopping at the living room to find quite a simple picture. There was a girl inside with long blue hair and a small dog. It actually looked normal, if you thought the animal was her pet, but if you considered the fact that it was a human being, it was a bit strange.

Claire shook off the subject, deciding she'd rather not dwell on it. Sitting down in a chair on the wall opposite to the couch, she examined her hand. She prayed that the blue ink would come out easily, but, with her luck, it probably wouldn't. Bitterly, she hid it once again.

Although she willed herself not to seem creepy, she looked over at the practical stranger, recognizing her as Jennora, but the puppy remained nameless as there were many animal shifters in the home and she could never be sure. Awkwardly, she averted her eyes and stared at the ground, as if deep in thought.

She wondered if it was simpler to shift into something useful. Animal shifters and human shifters could be whoever they wanted. On a good day, Claire could be a lamp. She wasn't jealous, but curious, in the same way as a female may wonder what it's like to be a male.

Finally, deciding making conversation would be the least peculiar of the things she could do in the given situation, she looked back at Jennora. "So," she said, "uh, cold weather we're having today, right?"

She inwardly cursed herself, as she most likely had disturbed the girl from the thought she had seemed to be in. Worries and nerves pounded her, as she wasn't socially awkward, just no good and mingling with strangers, as most thought her "strange" and "violent". But, of course, most normal people were dull in that way. So, hoping she hadn't proven to be stupid already, she just smiled.

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"Don't you think the government would be tracking that? Its not normal for large amounts of money to be transferred to an accountant in a small town, a shop's earnings are less noticeable and less of a risk of the government finding us and your parents, it doesn't matter how smart they are about it neither" Katherina stated stoically, that being to most she has ever said to anyone in this house. Jason and his siblings weren't the only one's with money, Katherina had her own black card with her parents fortune tucked away for safe keeping and she was able to sell some of paintings to the major's wife for a good price. She had the five checks up in her room collecting dust.

"Lennox, Christopher I have some money from paintings I have sold we can put that into the emergency account" Katherina offered, whether they reject the offer or not didn't matter to her. A light blush crept to her face as she looked down at her bandaged hand. She didn't need him to help her, she could have done it and the tall man known as Lennox had gotten to close to her for comfort. Katherina wasn't good around boys......especially boys that gave her cute nicknames.....

"Thank you" she said quietly to Lennox before walking out, making sure to grab her gloves and knife kit from the counter before walking to the back door.

"If anyone needs anything I'll be by the shed" Katherina stated coldly as she left the house and went outside to cut up the deer. She reached the dead beast and grabbed some rope from the shed and tied its front legs to hooks she had made on the shed. The carcass hung in the air as she tied down the two other legs then took out her skinning knife and got to work. It didn't take Katherina very long for she had done this many times already. Once the pelt was off she grabbed her butcher knife and split out its belly, lets its insides pool by her feet. She reached into the shed and pulled out the labeled buckets she had made and sorted through what pieces of meats she would keep, what she would use to hunt and what she would throw away. Once she was done she put the meat into large ziplock bags and stacked them. She through the waste away and and put the scraps in a mini fridge she had in the shed. Looking down at her pile Katherina was surprised how much meat she had gotten from it and started hauling an arm full of packaged deer meat into the house to put in the large freezer downstairs.

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Saphire gave a half smile that lasted for a fraction of a second when Reyna nudged her and mewed playfully at the dog the man had put on the floor. What was his name? She believed it to be Jason but she wasn’t 100 percent sure as she made little contact with him. For some reason he looked awfully familiar, having a close resemblance to her brother; a coincidence, she was sure. She stood, her eyes still averted from the gaze of others, and brushed past the blue haired man on her way to the living room. It was definitely much too crowded in the kitchen for her liking and she had some idea of pursuing Reyna who had been picked up against her will and taken to the next room over.

She sat across from the Reyna’s kidnapper, a girl whose name escaped her, and the kitten herself and for a few moments entertained herself by watching the playful swipes of the puppy and kitten. Soon however her head phones once again filled the silence as she placed them over her ears. Though silence was not at all unwelcomed, Saphire still preferred the melodies which comforted her at any time. The headphones were like a gateway to some sort of safe sanction which Saphire loved to bask. She began to hum along slightly to the tune as the grey of relaxed fatigue settled over her and her eyelids began to droop.

A sharp crack startled her and she jumped a little, the music device disconnecting from the wire that joined it to the head phones and automatically pausing. After fumbling to plug it back in she looked up to find the cause of the commotion. Reyna stood there in the nude, looking shocked at suddenly changing, before agilely snatching a nearby towel and rushing out of the room.

Saphire stood hesitantly, fighting between the choices of going after her or letting her be alone for a moment. After all it was quite embarrassing to be in Reyna’s situation and Saphire wasn’t sure if the girl would appreciate her following. This small dilemma was solved, however, when the girl chose to come back, fully clothed, and sat down on the floor. Saphire made her way over and did the same. What was one to say in this situation? The blue haired girl didn’t know and so simply stayed silent, her face as expressionless as always.





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"Jennora would like to take you and Jason to the town to do some shopping today," Chris answered his question before Jennora did, and Mikuo turned his attention back towards Chris.

Sounds fun. I’m up for it.” It had been a while since he’d been to town and Mikuo was definitely looking forward to it. Though he would have to hide his true identity as a skin changer in the town, he almost felt normal again when he was there. He was no longer the abominable freak but a regular human.

He finished of his toast as Jennora spoke to him playfully bumping into him. "Of course I'm fun to be with. I'm just so pretty." She spoke in mock conceit before laughing, claiming that she was only kidding.

Mikuo smirked at her and rolled his eyes before his attention was diverted. His sister, whom he hadn’t noticed before, was leaving the kitchen, attempting to be inconspicuous. So she had been here all along then. He maneuvered his way over to the door, bumping into quite a few people in the process, and finally making his way into the living room.

His sister was sitting next to Reyna with their backs turned towards him, facing a puppy he did not recognize. It was hard to decipher who was who when in a different form but Mikuo supposed that was the point. He still could not fathom how Saphire could recognize Reyna in her kitten form. Perhaps it was because she loved cats or perhaps because she was so close to her. Speaking of which, it really was unhealthy for her not expand her social life. It was awesome and all that she had a tight bond with such a reliable and kind of cute girl, but Saphire was in need of other relationships. For some reason she didn’t see that.

Mikuo snuck up behind his sister and covered her eyes. “Guess who!” He said it in a childish kind of way making it obvious that it was him. Saphire gave a small jolt but otherwise did not react. After a small pause the boy removed his hands and swung around to sit next to the girls on the floor.

Well you’re no fun.” He faked a pout before breaking back into a grin and ruffling his younger sibling’s hair. “So what are you girls up to?

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Reyna crunched down on her cereal, the silence between her and Sapphire filled with the sound of chewing. She picked up her bowl once all the cereal was gone and slurped down her milk. Reyna was about to go put the bowl in the sink when Sapphire's brother, Mikou came to sit with them. The brunette put the bowl down, figuring she might as well stay for a few more minutes and make polite conversation.

“So what are you girls up to?” Reyna contemplated as to how she should answer. She could always give a short, one syllable reply such as okay, however that would sound rude and indicate she would make no further attempts to converse. If she answered with good and you? It would seem like she actually cared about how he felt, when in fact, she was indifferent. So Reyna settled for, "fine. We were just savoring the silence of morning."

The girl left to go put her bowl in the sink and came back quickly, sitting back down on the floor. She was still embarrassed that nude encounter earlier and could only hope that tomorrow it she would find it laughable. Reyna sighed and brushed a strand of loose hair to the side, she looked up at Mikou and Sapphire and gave the two a wide smile. "How did you two sleep?"

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Chris directed a sigh at Jason when he spoke up about the problem. "I love how you two always forget that money is never an issue with us. Or at least if you would take my money."
"I realize you've never had to worry about things like a budget, but if the government is tracking us, or your family; which I can assure you they are, then we need to be more careful about how much we spend and where the money comes from." He sighed and rubbed his temples. Chris came from a rich family himself, he knew how it was, having everything you could ever want and more. Never being satisfied with anything because he had everything, but Chris had been cut off and had learned pretty quickly how to budget.

"I can name four things in this house alone that the suits are will stop at nothing to have back." Suits was another name for the crazed doctors, scientists, and government officials that tested and tortured children because of their DNA. Sapphire, Dyson, Lottie, and Reyna were all very valuable to the Facility for the Genetically Divergent. Then another person spoke up, "Don't you think the government would be tracking that? Its not normal for large amounts of money to be transferred to an accountant in a small town, a shop's earnings are less noticeable and less of a risk of the government finding us and your parents, it doesn't matter how smart they are about it either." He had taken that into consideration and had figured the amount would be just under five hundred dollars, not enough to draw attention to themselves, but enough to last a few weeks if an emergency arose, plus most shops had emergency surplus and money to fall back on in case their stores closed down.

"Lennox, Christopher I have some money from paintings I have sold we can put that into the emergency account."
"Thank you Katherina, that is very kind of you to offer your hard earned money for us to use and Jason, if you want to stay rather than go to the town then talk to your sister. She was set on having you go with her and you know it is almost impossible to change Jennora's mind." Chris knew that Jennora's stubbornness would end up being the woman's fatal flaw; that and her love for her family. Jason was really the only one that could change the woman's mind once it had been made up.

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"Don't you think the goverment would be tracking that? Its not normal for large amounts of money to be transferred to an accountant in a small town, a shop's earnings are less noticeable and less of a risk of the goverment finding us and your parents, it doesn't matter how smart they are about it neither" Katherina had told Jason, making him laugh at her stupidity, then again not everyone knew about his family so he couldn't exactly blame her. Not even Christopher knew about his family. Hell, he wasn't sure if Jennora or Dyson knew.

"You seriously think my family is that stupid, honey?" Jason said to Katherina. "Our family has been hiding from the government for years. My entire family is Changelings, I think they know how to get away from the government. Plus, they've always been putting the same amount of money in our accounts since we were kids. We're spoiled little rich kids who have a shit ton of money but never really spend it unless we really want too. Jason shook his head and laughed again, leaning on the counter as he did. He looked at Christopher as he spoke as well. "I'm a lot more skilled then you realize, Christopher. Getting away from the government is too easy. My key to it, is to never get attached to someone you could lose." He told Christopher, the only person he really cares about is his sister, he has a few feelings for others but nothing compares to the love he has for his twin sister.

He laughed at Christopher's comment on Jennora's stubbornness. "You all are making my morning a little more exciting. I don't really want to go into town today. I don't feel like turning into a car and having people touch me in places I don't want to be touched in." Jason said as he walked away. He didn't leave anyone, any time to answer anything of what he said. A few minutes after he left he saw Katherina go outside, and decided to go talk to Jennora.

His sister had just gotten back from her room and was sitting in the living room with Sapphire, Reyna and Clarie. "What is this? A girl's party.. Oh no wait, Dyson's here. Well I guess it is a girl's party." He smiled at his brother as the puppy slowly changed into a big black scary wolf and barked loud at Jason, almost making him jump.


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Jennora was having a pretty good day so far, she already had a plan to get her little sister back and was heading down into the living room to hang out with others before she decided to leave. She wasn't worried about getting back into the government to find her little sister, the only thing that sort of got to her was the fact that she might have to get other Changelings out as well, her little sister seemed to care too much about others then Jennora would hope for. The whole "we can come back later" won't exactly work on the woman.

Jennora smiled when Mikuo came in, she had thought since day one that he looked almost incidental to Jason. That was probably why she enjoyed being around him so much. "So what are you girls up to?" [/b] He asked after playing with Sapphire a little bit. "Not much, just waiting for you to get ready. I think I might want to head out a little earlier. I want to go on a small shopping spree."

Jennora looked at Clarie as she walked into the living room and sat down across from the couch that Jennora was on. She then looked at the small puppy on the couch next to her and picked him up, setting him on her lap and starting to pet him. He playfully bit her hand and growled, making her fake growl back at him. When she was done playing with him she patted his back and looked up at Clarie smiling. [i] "So, uh cold weather we're having today, right?"
She had asked Jennora.

"I suppose, it's warmer then it's been in a while. That is why I decided to wear a dress today." She shrugged. "Clarie, would you like to join me in my shopping spree this morning? I'll buy you whatever your heart desires, I would just like another girl with me." Then she looked at Mikuo. "No offense."

Jason walked in a second after she was done talking and she smiled at him, and then laughed and moaned an "Ow" as the puppy on her lap dramatically grew in under 5 seconds. She hated that Dyson was so good at that. "Jason your so mean to Dyson, what did he ever do to you?"

"Oh I'm just kidding! Calm down Jenn." Jason told her before taking a breath in and sitting next to her. He looked at her as he spoke next, the look on his face almost creeped her out. "So I don't want to go into town, can you just take Christopher? Think of it as a date... With Mikuo... And possibly Clarie. Might as well throw Reyna and Dyson in too. Then it could be a triple date!" He said the last part all excited, making her laugh and shake her head. "Whatever, fine. Though I don't think Reyna is ready to go out yet." Jennora looked at Reyna. "Sorry dear, I care about you too much."

"Overprotective bitch.." She heard Jason muffle under his breath and slapped him in the back of the head. Calling him an ass as she did.


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Dyson watched everyone around him and loved the extra attention that Jennora had given him. After Jason came in however he quickly changed his appearance into a black wolf because he knew it would scare his brother at least somewhat, even if he didn't show it on the outside, Dyson had a feeling on the inside it would scare him a little.

Dyson moved from Jennora's lap whenever she said 'Ow' and moved over to Reyna, licking her cheek before walking away into the front room and laying on the floor. He didn't understand his feelings for Reyna, but he knew he was probably annoying the girl so he thought it would be best for him if he just left. He watched others pass by, but always kept his head on the floor and his eyes up. Soon enough he found his eyes shutting and himself drifting off to sleep, remaining in this form.

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Character Portrait: [NPC] Bartender Character Portrait: Katherina Everlight Character Portrait: Mikuo Kurage Character Portrait: Jason Rye Blood Character Portrait: Saphire Kurage Character Portrait: Reyna Character Portrait: Jennora Raquel Blood Character Portrait: Christopher King Character Portrait: Claire Shane
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Reyna's mind drifted for a moment before Mikou answered her question. “Pretty good. Woke up a bit too early for my liking but other than that it was sound.” That was good, at least someone in the house slept soundly. “I also slept quite pleasantly. There was this one nightmare… No its nothing.” Sapphire's voice was so soft, Reyna had almost missed what she said. "Do you want to talk about it?" She asked quietly, her tone and expression were both serious; when suddenly Jason popped into the room and began to tease them all.

So I don't want to go into town, can you just take Christopher? Think of it as a date... With Mikuo... And possibly Clarie. Might as well throw Reyna and Dyson in too. Then it could be a triple date!" Reyna's hopes soared when Jason suggested she go along with them to the town, she didn't even notice the part he threw in about making it a double date with Dyson. While Dyson was nice, Reyna wasn't sure of her feelings for him, or anyone for that matter. The only person Reyna knew that she was really comfortable with was Sapphire and sometimes Jennora. "Whatever, fine. Though I don't think Reyna is ready to go out yet." The look Jennora gave her seemed concerned. "Sorry dear, I care about you too much."

"Yeah, whatever," Reyna bristled, although it was probably for the best. She should be used to getting denied entry to the human world, however it stung a bit every time they said no. It wasn't her fault she was defective; her genetics just sucked. Reyna hugged her knees and stared at the carpet. At that moment Dyson came up to her and licked her cheek, she scratched behind his ear in return and watched him walk out. Lucky, the girl thought, wiping wolf saliva off of her face. He has control over his shape shifting abilities. Maybe she could ask him how he did it?

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Chris tuned out Jason's rant about money and being a rich, spoiled, brat. He was done with listening to that boy preach to the choir. He looked up when Jason said his name, listening once more as Jason's little schpiel came to an end. "I'm a lot more skilled then you realize, Christopher. Getting away from the government is too easy. My key to it, is to never get attached to someone you could lose."

"Don't use my full name." He hated his full first name, Chris preferred his nickname because Christopher sounded so.... Stuck up. Like a spoiled rich kid, which is exactly what he no longer was. Chris sighed and ran a hand through his hair, giving Katherina an apologetic look before she left with her dangerously sharp knives. Chris was surprised she hadn't impaled Jason with them. As for what he said about not getting attached to anyone... That was hard"You all are making my morning a little more exciting. I don't really want to go into town today. I don't feel like turning into a car and having people touch me in places I don't want to be touched in."

"Yeah, well convince your sister otherwise and I'd be happy to go in your place." He loved going to the town and seeing the normal people live their generic lives, unknowing to the dangers that lurked just beyond the forest. People were so peaceful when they thought their lives are in good hands.

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Jennora laughed at what Mikuo had to say about leaving early. "Glad we agree. Two is a charm, but we should go in a group of three to be safe." She told him, standing up to stretch, then turning back to the couch to pick up her purse. She gave Reyna a concerning look when she said "Yeah, whatever."

"Don't 'Yeah, whatever' me. You and I both know it's for the best. I don't want to sound like your mother but when you have learned to control everything I'll take you wherever you want to go. I promise, but until then I don't want to risk your safety." Jennora shrugged, she really hated feeling like she was the mother of the house or that she was the bad guy. She'd love for Reyna to go places with her. Jennora was the one that saved her, and she put it upon herself to take care of Reyna, and she would. "I'll buy you some stuff while I'm out. And we can hang out later. For now, can you please try to cheer Dyson up?" She asked Reyna, giving her an even more concerning look.

"I'm going to go talk to Chris." Jennora told everyone, waving as she left to go back into the kitchen. When she spotted Chris her heart practically jumped out of her chest as she wrapped her arms around his shoulders from behind. She held on for a few seconds before letting go to stretch her arms behind her back, trying to pop her back as she spoke to him. "Will you please go into town with Mikuo and I? Jason doesn't want too." She asked Chris with a frown. "I want to go on a small shopping spree. Not only for myself. Oh I think Clarie is coming as well. Not sure.." She looked away thinking about if the girl had answered her. If so, Jennora didn't hear her. That would be so mean of Jennora, though she had a lot of other stuff to deal with.

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Jason sighed as his sister left, looking over at Reyna. "Just to piss her off, I'll take you into town after she leaves, if you'd like." He smiled at her, loving to mess with his sister at times. He didn't think it was fair to keep Reyna locked up in here. Then again, Jason never really thought of anyone's safety. Yet even now, it didn't cross his mind at all. "Unless you enjoy hanging around a depressed kid all day." Jason shrugged.

He looked at everyone in the room, before stopping at Sapphire. "What're you doing today?" He asked her. "Would you want to help me with whatever is on Chris's list for things to do around here?"

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Her breathing stopped for a moment when Jason spoke, "What're you doing today?" He asked her. "Would you want to help me with whatever is on Chris's list for things to do around here?" That had certainly scared her. She had just been thinking about Jason and here he was offering her a chance to join him. She should answer right? Of course she should answer. Saphire really wasn't all that well with others.

Nervously she pulled on her head phones as she tried and made a fairly decent attempt and sounding indifferent. "Sure, why not? I'm not exactly busy today." Saphire was glad Jason had approached her first instead of the other way around.

Saphire thought back to a few seconds before Jason had walked in. Reyna had asked if she wanted to talk about her nightmare. While it would be comforting, Saphire decided against it. She didn't need to push her problems onto others. "About what you said earlier, the thing about my nightmare. I'm fine, really. It's no big deal." She flashed a small smile and then turned to Mikuo.

A sly smile lit up her face as she looked at him. "You'd better bring me back a souvenir!" Saphire lightly punched him on the arm. She didn't know why but her spirits had lifted when Jason had invited her to help him, although the tasks were but tedious chores. It filled up at least part of her schedule today, which was usually a good thing.


((Sorry it's so short but I am currently without access to a computer with only a mobile to write on. I really prefer the former over the ladder but you take what you can get, right? Love you! ;3))

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"Don't 'Yeah, whatever' me. You and I both know it's for the best. I don't want to sound like your mother but when you have learned to control everything I'll take you wherever you want to go. I promise, but until then I don't want to risk your safety." It was too early for a lecture, Reyna wasn't in the mood for it, and this woman was not her mother. "I'll buy you some stuff while I'm out. And we can hang out later. For now, can you please try to cheer Dyson up?"

"Fine," Reyna sighed and rubbed her temples, a headache was already making its way through her skull. If only she could drink coffee, but that only made the shape shifting "spasms" intensify. "Just to piss her off, I'll take you into town after she leaves, if you'd like." He paused, then; "Unless you enjoy hanging around a depressed kid all day."

"Thanks, but I think I'd like to stay home anyways." The sudden headache and the random shifting earlier were enough for one day. If Chris hadn't assigned her any chores then she would go and take a long nap. Her attention turned to Sapphire when the girl's soft, wispy voice sounded. "About what you said earlier, the thing about my nightmare. I'm fine, really. It's no big deal." Reyna nodded her head in understanding and smiled, "alright, but if you change your mind you know where to find me."

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Chris was finishing his breakfast when Jennora entered, proving a theory he had come up with a moment before that breakfast could not be eaten in peace. "Will you please go into town with Mikuo and I? Jason doesn't want too." She frowned at him from where she was standing before opening her mouth once more. "I want to go on a small shopping spree. Not only for myself. Oh I think Clarie is coming as well. Not sure.." Chris pretended to contemplate this proposition for a moment or two, checking his list and then finally, nodding his head with a sigh. "I suppose I can make time for it."

Chris winked to show he was only teasing and stood up, pushing the wooden chair back and going to the living room. "Alright Jason, here's the list of things to do." He handed the man sitting criss cross on the floor the long list of stuff to complete. "Reyna I have you down for sweeping the floors and making dinner." She gave a mock salute and an, "aye, aye Captain!"

He rolled his eyes before turning to Sapphire. "I hope you don't mind Sapphire, but I put you down for a guard shift." They had a rotation to keep an eye out, just in case someone tried to approach the house or there was an attack. They had a system for such occasions and thankfully have only had to use it once.

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Jennora smiled at Chris's response, thankful that he agreed to go into town with her. She gave him a small kiss on the cheek. "Well I'm glad to hear that." She took his hands in hers, interlocking their fingers. "Now who shall we play as today?" She said as her hair started to turn random colors, first purple, then blue, red, yellow, silver, orange, green. She was having fun, not feeling one sign of pain. Though with little things like this she never felt pain. When she had to change her entire appearance, well that's when the pain really started to come.

Jennora bit her lip in excitement as she waited for an answer, knowing that they had to leave soon. If she wanted to go on a shopping spree as well as get a few more things. She also needed to stop by an ATM and get the normal $2000 that she got out every month. It was something her parents had told her to keep up with, and that if she didn't do it by a certain day then they would have to take it out for her.





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Jason nodded at Reyna's response, maybe staying around here wasn't always a bad idea. But when you had control over your strengths why not go out every once in a while. And when you could take care of yourself and not be followed like Jason, then why stay inside ALL the time?

Though Jason could understand why Reyna would want to stay here. "Then I wish you luck trying to cheer up Dyson. He went through hell.. " Jason trailed off into thought, staring at a picture on the wall, then wondering who painted the picture. Jason did not like doing arts and crafty stuff, though it was amusing to look at others work.

Jason looked up at Sapphire as she spoke, he licked his lips as he found himself checking her out, up to down. He quickly looked away hoping she nor Mikuo noticed and then turned back to her a few seconds later, making sure to look her in the eyes as he spoke. "Great! I have a new partner in crime!" He said, showing a little more emotion then he normally did.

Soon, Chris came out into the living room and handed him the list of things they had to do... Jason bit his bottom lip as he looked them over before nodding his head as he looked up at Chris, then behind him and noticing Jennora was not there. He knew she was planning something and he was determined to find out what, without letting others know that she was up to no good.

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She felt eyes on her. They gave Saphire a chill but when she looked up no one rested their eyes upon her, though Jason was acting rather oddly and looking in the complete opposite direction. She couldn’t decide whether the shiver had been one of pleasure or apprehensiveness, as the gaze from the mysterious person had not felt unfriendly. It was very particular that she should feel that way about a feeling that probably wasn’t quite accurate and so Saphire shook it off and turned her mind to other, more important things… Like Jason.

Her face went up in flames and she quickly ducked her head, hoping no one had noticed. Where had that come from? She barely knew the man. God, she needed to calm down.

Her face, the red receding to a pale pink, came out from behind the aqua blue curtain of silky hair and was quickly met with the eyes of the very man who had recently occupied her thoughts. Her blush appeared again, this time only slightly, and she concealed it quickly before putting on a neutral façade.

"Great! I have a new partner in crime!" Saphire gave a small smirk at the faux glee in his expression. Perhaps things wouldn’t work out to be as awkward as she had initially anticipated.

She watched as Chris came in and first addressed Jason, Reyna, and then Saphire herself. "I hope you don't mind Saphire, but I put you down for a guard shift." An uneasy sensation knotted itself in her stomach but she remained emotionless as ever and nodded her head. She was probably not the best choice for such a job but there was no questioning orders from Chris.


((Again, no Mikuo but there was really nothing for him to respond to so I simply decided against his POV. It feels so good to have internet access again. Seriously, that was horrible… *Sigh* I know; my first world problems are so hard. :3))

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"Oh my, it seems like three of our beloved members have unexpectedly disappeared." Chris said to no one in particular, he had figured this would happen sooner or later, that the siblings would up and leave when they grew bored with what was going on. Oh well, Chris didn't need that type of attitude in the household, he had enough problems trying to keep Lottie in the house and getting Claire to speak up.

"Well since we're all obviously so anxious to leave, how about we all go into the town?" He suddenly decided. It was a risk, Chris knew. Such a big group going into town, but they could pretend to go to the local boarding school. No one really ever questioned those kid's presences; plus there were a ton of spare uniforms in the closet that they had collected over the past few years. So unless the boarding school had updated its uniforms, they would hopefully blend in.

"If everyone could please gather in the kitchen so we can talk about our outing!" Chris called up the stairs and poked his head into the living room. "Would you guys mind coming to the kitchen for a minute?" He went to sit at the table and waited for everyone to gather around. They would have to come up with an alibi in case something happened or they ran into someone that actually attended the boarding school (which would be unlikely considering that those kids considered themselves too classy to go to the town).

Claire was so quiet Chris had hardly noticed her until he looked up from the table. "Oh have you been here the whole time?" He asked her, hoping he didn't somehow offend the girl by implying he hadn't seen her.

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Reyna stood up and held her hand out to Sapphire, leading the girl into the kitchen. Going into town? Her heart rate began to pick up at the prospect that she would actually get to see the humans! Reyna tried to calm herself down, if she grew too excited she would unwillingly shift and blow it before she could step onto real pavement. "Aren't you excited?" She asked Sapphire, hoping the answer was yes. Had Sapphire ever left the house before? Reyna wondered, trying to think back. She couldn't remember, really.

"Reyna will you go get Katherina for me?" Chris asked and Reyna nodded her head, dropping Sapphire's hand and going outside to the shed where she hoped Katherina would be. Reyna pushed the door open and stopped, the smell of blood and dead animal brought back bad memories. She felt dizzy as she stepped inside, her bare feet feeling cold on the hard floor of the shed. "Katherina?" She looked around, spotting the girl who sported an arm full of meat. "Um," Reyna stated nervously as she caught site of the sharp knives. "We're uh-having a meat-meeting about our alibi for going into town. Chris wants you to join us in the kitchen when you can."

She stepped back outside into the grass that was still slick with dew and gasped in the chilly mountain air. It was all she could not to vomit as she made her way back to the house. Reyna stepped inside and wiped her dirty feet on the mat before stepping onto the tiled floor of the kitchen. The smell of blood was still thick in her memory as she sat down next to Claire at the table.