Scarlet and Shadow

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"I need to find my sister!"
"You need to find your shirt."
---Exchange between Eavan ap Fiona and Sandra Lee ni Liam, after Eavan's arrival at Caer Leon, and a remark about the condition of his clothes

"I promise he won't hurt you -- he's a big teddy bear, really."
"But he doesn't have a fuzzy nose."
--Exchange between Lord Julien ap Eiluned and Eavan, re, Sir Gunthar Mountaincrusher

"Julien is busily taking notes as you speak."
"Ah, yes...Julien, the scribe."
"Julien, the Eiluned."
---Exchange between the GM and Sandra's player, re, Julien's actions during Eavan and his sister Sorcha's reunion (and the GM pointing out Julien's membership in the House of Secrets)

"I'm looking out for Sorcha. I'm sure Julian is doing all the looking Eavan needs."
---Sandra, to Steve "Startup" Smith, Glass Walker Ragabash, on keeping the twins under surveillance

"The apartment is remarkably clean for a couple of bachelors."
"Especially considering their age."
"Yes, but there's a troll living there. If it weren't clean, I'd worry."
---Exchange between the GM, Eavan's player, and Sandra's player (respectively), re, the condition of Julian (Julien) and Gordon (Gunthar)'s apartment, and the tendency of trolls to let the conditions of their living quarters deteriorate when upset

"He'll live."
"Until something else happens to him."
---An exchange regarding Steve administering first aid to one of the individuals responsible for shooting Eavan and Sorcha's parents, after his clothes and gun had caught fire from Eavan's Pyretics cantrip

---Steve's name for Lillith ni Scathach

"Isn't it a shame? No health insurance card."
---Sandra, remarking on the contents of the wallet belonging to the surviving gunman as the characters questioned him

"Someone Gordon's size is wonderful for --"
"I don't want to know any more. Ever."
---Exchange between Julien and Sandra, involving a misunderstanding involving Julien's reference to intimidation being mistaken for something else

"'Can't write now. Must go help Uncle Henri interrogate thug...'"
---Sandra's player, imagining out loud Julien's possible next diary entry following the session where the Eiluned offered to have his uncle help interrogate the surviving gunman

"Just out of curiousity, is there a program in the area for the disposal of found firearms?"
---Sandra, to troll police detective (and member of the ducal guard) Darren Storms (Sir Darius Stormfront), upon being told the car she and Steve had appropriated from Eavan and Sorcha's attackers was stolen, and upon finding the thug's gun in the glove box

"'Hi, this is the superintendent. I'm not in right now, but if you'll leave your apartment number and the nature of your problem, I'll get back to you as soon as I can. If it's an emergency, call this number...' Or you can just yell real loud and hope one of your neighbors hears you..."
"Considering the supernatural density in this building, yelling would be more effective."
---Eavan's and Sandra's players, joking about the absence of the apartment superintendent (an absent PC), and the message Simon might have encountered on his answering machine

"All the pretty boys...and all of them like other pretty boys, dammit."
---Sandra, making an observation about Julien, Eavan, and Julien's newly-encountered younger brother, Aaron Frost

"I've spent the past two sessions dealing with thugs, ashes of thugs, a thug in the trunk, and now, the little brother of the thug's interrogator."
---Sandra's player, catching up a new player after her encounter with Aaron

"They look better as mortals than I do with supernatural assistance!"
---Sandra's player, making a comment on her character's physical beauty versus that of the other sidhe in the game

"You're too young to be reading those stories. Now, continue with your story, please."
---Steve, upon hearing from Aaron that he'd been kicked out of the house by his father for reading Harry Potter/Draco Malfoy "slash" fanfiction

"It's not always this interesting around here...just this week."
---Sandra, catching up Simon

"Joe's the odd man matter how you mean that."
---Eavan's player and the GM, re, Hakken Ragabash Jotaro "Joe" Asakura (the only male member of his pack, the only man in his apartment, and the only one sleeping in the apartment's third bedroom)

"Hi. Is that your cyborg?"
---Sandra, to Joe Asakura, re, the rat with a camera (!) seen creeping around the Villa Domina

"Now all I can think of is a rat in a little ninja outfit."
---Conversation between Eavan's and Sandra's players, re, Sandra discovering the camera-bearing rat, and Sandra's player displaying her affection for the works of Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)

"They're playing Musical Pretty Boys."
---The GM making a comment to Eavan's player, re, Aaron moving in with Julien and Gunthar and Eavan moving in with Lady Aeryn ni Scathach

"It's simple enough that you can teach an idiot to use it!"
---Sandra's player, re, the Liam P.I.'s combination printer/copier/scanner

"I need a drink."
"Soft, hard, or knock-you-out?"
"Again -- soft, hard, or knock-you-out?"
---Conversation between Sandra and Steve, after Sandra had been awakened early in the morning and then awkened again a bit later

"They want to talk to Sorcha to get an audience with her cousin, the Presidential advisor, so they can influence foreign policy with the Middle East and North Korea."
"Toss me one of them beers."
---Sandra, explaining the reason for Japanese policewoman (and Hakken) Yuki Inuyama's visit to her apartment, and Steve's response

"That avian knows more about computers than I do."
"Good bird!"
---Conversation between Sandra and Steve, re, the raven who appeared at Steve's window and then started playing Arcanum on one of the Glass Walker's computers

"Welcome to Spook Central."
"I hate that movie."
(Blank look from Steve)
"So, who you gonna call?"
"Us. Pity us."
---Exchange between Sandra and Steve

"How much of the complex do you have wired?"
"Just the outside."
"Good. 'Cause if you had anything in my bathroom, I'd have to kill you immediately."
---Exchange between Sandra and Steve, after she discovered he'd set up surveillance cameras outside the Villa Domina

"Knocking (or ringing) may merit death penalty."
---Sign on Sandra's door after she went back to bed following the events detailed above

"We're not cyberpunk yet -- you can't take it out of my skull."
---Sandra, responding to Steve's request for some information

"He turned the original into a freaking hiptop!"
---Sandra's player, after being informed that Steve had bought Glass Walker Galliard Plays-With-Toys a new Gameboy

"I set it up with lots of nudie pics of wolves."
"Are there any other kind?"
---Steve's player, describing the computer Steve set up for Plays-With-Toys, and the GM's response

"Do we have any criteria, like how much they suck?"
---Plays-With-Toys' question while doing research on pro wrestling fansites

"The way this is sounding, it's entirely possible he bit it off himself."
---Sandra, on hearing that the group's quarry, a Garou wrestler (?!?) named Marc Bladeheart, had lost an arm

"What was he supposed to be doing while he was wrecking your life?"
---Sandra's question to Bladeheart's former employer, private investigator Miles J. Tull

"It isn't your fault that your planet is only the size of one of Neptune's storms. Poor Gaia -- she's such a stunted little thing."
---Sandra's player's comment while running Shantar, the Loom Maker (Incarna of Neptune) for the GM

"Wow, cool vocabulary -- I even learned a new word!"
---Comment by Plays-With-Toys, re, hearing an exasperated Sandra's exclamations

"You could make a couple of handkerchiefs out of what Katya's wearing..."
---Comment from Sandra's player, re, the outfit Katya "Stormeye" Nadasdy wore to draw out Marc Bladeheart

"I have an image of the women dressing Katya and having a conversation like, 'These earrings?' 'No, they're not slutty enough...'"
---Sandra's player, making further humourous comments on Katya's attire

"Now you, too, have wireless Internet!"
---Sandra's player, to Steve's player, re, the Glass Walker's new handheld computer

"You're still thinking of this as a sporting event. It's not -- it's a soap opera for guys."
---Sandra attempting to explain professional wrestling to Lady Aeryn

"You're not allowed to stick your head out the car window on the way home."
---Sandra reprimanding Plays-With-Toys

"He doesn't have to have heard it -- you don't think they pick their own, do you?"
---Sandra's player, to Steve's player, re, disputes about Bladeheart's wrestling theme song

"Does anyone expect him to survive long enough to get to trial?"
---Sandra's observation about Bladeheart

"Does that metal plate go all the way through her skull?"
---Sandra's player, on why it took so long for Sandra to cast a Wayfare cantrip

"I'm never taking you along again, Eavan -- you can't behave yourself..."
---Sandra's exasperated comment after Eavan set Bladeheart's Black Spiral ally on fire

"Surrender, and we won't give you to her."
---Sandra, to Bladeheart's redcap ally, re, Aeryn disemboweling the werewolf and then stabbing him in the heart (all inside of about ten seconds)

"I don't ask, I don't pry -- mostly."
"Says the guy with the cameras all over the apartment complex."
---Exchange between Steve's player and Eavan's player following the defeat of Bladeheart

"Sandra tries to contact a certain beleagured police detective to tell him it has nothing to do with stolen cars this time..."
---Sandra's player, re, the Liam contacting troll police detective Darren Storms (aka Sir Darius Stormfront) about Aaron Frost being missing

"Sandra resists the urge to mutter under her breath, 'This is so stupid...'"
---Sandra's player, making a comment on Eset Treads-Softly, Theurge of the Bridge Builders, using the Rite of the Questing Stone to find Aaron

"At least [Gordon] didn't ask for my sacred collection."
"What's that?"
"Jolt cola."
"Oh, God."
---Conversation between Steve's player and Sandra's player, re, Steve offering drinks to everyone in the apartment, and Gordon choosing a Coke

"I only speak dead languages."
"Aren't those the ones nobody speaks anymore?"
"Then how do you speak them?"
"So you're a zombie linguist -- that's gross."
---Conversation between Steve and Sandra, re, no one else understanding Hamaji Kagami and Jun Shiratori conversing in Japanese

"Steve -- inadvertant porn king."
---Comment by Sandra's player, re, the group meeting up in a convenience store on an investigation and the Glass Walker watching Plays-With-Toys and Jun Shiratori looking at adult magazines

"What are you doing with Julian's underwear?"
"Found them outside the window of the trailer. Not that I mind, but I know you don't swing that way." (handing the aforementioned boxers in a plastic evidence bag to Julian)
---Conversation between Gordon and Sandra, re, the Liam detective discovering a pair of boxer shorts that turned out to be Julian's outside the trailer where Aaron was imprisoned

"This way we won't have Peter asking questions every five minutes."
---Sandra expressing her approval of Plays-With-Toys taking lupus form for the investigation

"I was going to ask you for descriptions, but you'd say that they had two arms and think it was enough."
---Sandra assessing her chances of getting a viable description of the people who took a blood sample from him from Plays-with-Toys

"[Julian] has two names?"
"Maybe I should get another one."
"Ask Jun."
"Just don't ask her for hers."
---Steve explaining the human concept of family names to Plays-with-Toys, and Sandra's caveat

"Do not taunt Happy Fun-Khan."
---The GM's tongue-in-cheek advice on dealing with weretiger Kuang Shixuang after Plays-with-Toys referred to him as a "Tigger"

"Peter needs to learn that this is what happens when he eats bugs -- they get revenge!"
---Sandra's assessment of the Eight Virtues sentai's battle with a Kumo werespider

"I have a satyr moving in across the hall from me..."
---Sandra's grim observation about the arrival of satyr Ginny Benson and her mortal roommate, Lance Anders

"We have a nymph moving in."
"That would explain the amount of time she spends in the bathroom..."
---Steve's assessment upon observing Ginny pirouetting in the living room, and Lance's response

"Move furniture for them once, and they'll expect it from you forever."
---Sandra's assessment of Steve's contemplating helping Lance and Ginny move in

"I hear they make noise-cancelling headphones -- I need a pair."
---Sandra, to Steve, following Lance and Ginny moving in

"My car broke."
"'It's sad -- it was so cute!'"
---Plays-With-Toys, remarking on the demise of his radio-controlled car with the implanted camera, and Sandra's player's additional comment

"'Magadon?' Isn't that one of those robot toys?"
---Sandra, upon being shown a letter written on Magadon letterhead by Steve

"The accelerated computer classes meet even during the summer."
"Yes, because they don't want to be away from their precious electrons."
---Nocker Aimee Anderson helping Sandra follow a lead, and the Liam P.I.'s response

"No one should eat my pets."
---Plays-With-Toys on the evils of cannibalism

"I don't think I've ever heard of anyone using a Crinos as a stepladder before, but I could be wrong."
---Sandra's player, on her character's novel way to get to a second-story window with help from Steve

"Sandra is searching the house with gloves on, and with her hair in a net."
"That's why I'm still outside -- I'm now one big ball of hair."
---Sandra's player describing her character's searching a house, and Steve's player's response

"Puffball Crinos?"
"Poodle Crinos?"
---Light-hearted exchange between players, re, Steve's player's "big ball of hair" remark (above)

"He's not that good with the non-literal."
"I'm not that good with novels either."
---Sandra apologizing for Plays-With-Toys misunderstanding a conversation, and the Lupus Glass Walker's response

"I have a vision of Marcy's toolbox containing nothing but a big hammer..."
---Sandra's player making an observation about the Villa Domina's nocker super

"Places where mortals can't see it, huh? That would be, like, sewers, underground..."
(Pretending to cough) "This apartment complex..."
---Steve and Sandra, discussing places that the golem Steve found plans for in a curio shop would be able to function

"They don't allow dogs here."
"Since when?"
"Sorry Steve, you're going to have to move."
"After you."
"'Bitch' is supposed to be figurative in my case."
---Conversation between Marcy, Steve and Sandra, re, the Villa Domina's pet policy

"I'm the only person in this room who doesn't turn into a giant nightmare plushie."
---Sandra's assessment of the 'council of war' in Steve's apartment after the group discovered a list containing the names of several local shape-shifters

"It's Clark Kent!"
---Sandra's player, after being informed that a mysterious stranger encountered by the group who might be Lillith ("Batwoman")'s boss was wearing glasses

"If one of them isn't delinquent enough to start your car, I'd be disappointed."
---Sandra, on Lady Aeryn, Eavan and Plays-With-Toys, after she, Steve and Eset left the other three behind following a Portal Passage to safety after a rescue mission

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This page first posted -- May 13, 2003
First uploaded to mirror site -- July 18, 2003
This page last revised -- July 8, 2003

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