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Title: 01.02.2133 - Xavier Wakes to the Game
Post by: Chassic on November 21, 2008, 11:22:25 PM
A thin layer of sweat was all that separated Xavier's bare flesh from Renee's. He had heard rumors about her "skills" and it seems that the rumors were all true! It had started with an argument about how Xavier didn't think that she was fit to lead Whisper and it quickly progressed to a passionate embrace. Xavier never though this would happen. He hated Renee and he was pretty sure she hated him, too. That mutual hatred seemed to fuel their passion. "Take me NOW!" screamed Renee. That was the first order Renee ever gave that Xavier agreed with. He rolled on top of her and ... was awakened by the sound of the approaching battle wagons.

"Huh?" Xavier looked around his room, slowly waking from the dream.

"Hey, are you up?" asked Jared from across the room.

"Um, yeah. I guess you could say that." replied Xavier, quickly repositioning his pillow.

"That's the battle wagons!" exclaimed Jared, his excitement evident. "Do you think they'll pick us?"

"I sure hope so," replied Xavier. "Cause today I really need to break some faces."
Title: 01.02.2133 - Xavier Wakes to the Game
Post by: Dray on November 22, 2008, 07:41:35 AM
Xavier's awakening mind jumped subjects like a squirrel in the trees as he tried to shake off the caterpillar webs of sleep. Jared grabbed his shower pack which contained all his toiletries and raced out of the room. He, like many of the boys in the Protectors House Xavier imagined, had a smile from ear to ear.

The Breech was just about the best day of the season.

The punk almost tripped over his own two feet though as he crashed through their door he hadn't opened quite far enough.

'What an idiot. Wish you were the other Jared,' Xavier thought to himself. Unfortunately, Jared Lightwell who had become one of his most trusted friends, and was far braver than anyone else Xavier knew, was in The Builders House.

The noise of the battle wagons outside was no match for the roar of cheers and hoots starting in the dormitory corridors.

Xavier sat on that bed, wiping the sweat off of his face. 'What had he dreamed about?'

(You have almost two full hands to whatever you wish prior to having to stand at attention at your dorm room door and awaiting roll call).
Title: 01.02.2133 - Xavier Wakes to the Game
Post by: Chassic on November 22, 2008, 08:34:28 AM
(OOC - Forgot that Jared lived in another building. Witness the birth of "Other Jared"!. O.J.?)


Xavier took his time getting ready. He could be battle ready in moments. There was no rush. First, a cold shower. Next, a big breakfast. With luck it would be a long day on the battlefield and he'd need the energy if he wanted to impress his superiors.

Back in his room, Xavier lay out his battle gear on the bed. Everything was perfectly clean. Everything was in its proper place. Xavier cared about few things in his life, his battle gear was one of those things. He closed his eyes and imagined the process of "gearing up". He went over it again and again in his mind. Suddenly he leapt into action. His motions were quick yet precise and in a moment he was fastening the last buckle on his weapon belt. Xavier opened his eyes and checked his work. Perfect.

He headed down to roll call, convinced that today he would be chosen.
Title: 01.02.2133 - Xavier Wakes to the Game
Post by: Dray on November 22, 2008, 09:46:10 AM
Roll call is right outside your door. All students are expected to stand at attention at 7 dawnhand as is typical  for the standard attendance routine performed by the resident student. Only today, a sergeant from the military will come down the hall (prior to attendance) and select the victims, erm students, for the wargame.

Despite his attention to detail in equipping himself, Xavier still had a hand before roll call. 'Perhaps some breakfast in the Common Room,' his stomach said.
Title: 01.02.2133 - Xavier Wakes to the Game
Post by: Griznuq on November 27, 2011, 09:07:09 PM
Uh... bump?
Title: 01.02.2133 - Xavier Wakes to the Game
Post by: Chassic on December 01, 2011, 10:57:50 PM
Xavier caught a glimpse of the rising sun. "Hmm," he thought to himself. "Still about a hand remaining before roll". These last two hours seemed like years to him. He had been waiting for this moment for a long time. Today he would be chosen. Today he would finally march out onto the field of battle. Today he would have a chance to beat the hell out of some people he hardly knew or cared about. Today ... would be a good day.
Title: 01.02.2133 - Xavier Wakes to the Game
Post by: Dray on December 02, 2011, 12:24:17 PM
Outside in the cold morning air, a few soldiers were going a lengthy piece of parchment, Xavier assumed it was this season’s recruitment roster. The massive battle wagons with their huge horses stood in waiting. And apparently some younger boys from the Providers House had been awakened to sweep and shovel the snow in the area.

One of the soldiers looked up at Xavier and laughed, recognizing an eager soldier when he saw one.
Title: 01.02.2133 - Xavier Wakes to the Game
Post by: Chassic on December 02, 2011, 01:51:43 PM
Xavier stared coldly back at him, burning the soldiers face into his memory. "I hope to see you out on the field," he thought to himself. Accidents were pretty common during these war games. Xavier just might be the cause of a few before the event is over.
Title: 01.02.2133 - Xavier Wakes to the Game
Post by: Dray on December 05, 2011, 09:08:20 AM
Eating in the common room was a blur of activity around Xavier who simply sat and chewed on something he would never remember eating. In his mind he went over all of the hand to hand combat he would violently visit upon the Outer-Rim-Defense soldiers he would fight this very day. Yes, some of them may even be recently graduated school mates, perhaps one even an old comrade. But that was just too cold damned bad. Such was the casualties of War; a war upon demons from the abyss that someday Xavier would eradicate from the face of the earth.

Xavier didn’t even blink when his name was called during roll call. He simply walked away from the door of his room and headed outdoors. The violent daydreams were still playing out in his head with a lustful vengeance when he entered the cold morning air.

Outside was a blur of activity, kids from all the houses were being shepherded into the tight quarters of the wagons. Xavier simply went to the closest Protectors wagon and waited to board. He shifted back and forth from foot to foot, now unable to contain his own energy. He so wanted to punch something.

River and Temmit walked by, both looking over the dozens and dozens of young soldiers being boarded. When they came close River offered, "try not to actually kill the KT Xavier? You might know one of them."

Xavier was about to retort when he saw the slut, Jena Mistone, walk by Temmit and come straight towards him. Temmit was looking at her as she passed but was then distracted by River pointing at something.

Jena walked straight over to him. “Hello Z,” she said in an interesting tone she had never before used with him. She cut Nykus who stood behind him line and walked into Xavier’s personal space.

“Can I come on board with you?” She asked.

(OOG: At this point you have been made aware by Temmit, lieutenant of Whisper, that Jena is a person to be on guard with. She knows about Whisper but is not a member. Also note, that Xavier and Jena simply know of each other, and do not have any type of definable relationship).
Title: 01.02.2133 - Xavier Wakes to the Game
Post by: Chassic on December 05, 2011, 02:18:21 PM
(OOG: Xavier is going to need to know what she's wearing before he can make an "appropriate" retort. Also, it's been over two years since I've been active on these boards. Can I get a quick review of who Jena is ... if I know her?)
Title: 01.02.2133 - Xavier Wakes to the Game
Post by: Dray on December 05, 2011, 05:24:02 PM
(OOG: Ask and thou shalt receive. Information on her is found in this CHARACTERS (http://griznuq.com/index.php?topic=9979.0) (<-- that's a link) forum that has some dust on it, but is accurate.)
Title: 01.02.2133 - Xavier Wakes to the Game
Post by: Dray on December 05, 2011, 05:25:32 PM
(OOG: Oh, and everyone, including Jena is currently wearing school uniform (leather armor) since cold weather gear is going to be handed out at the WarGames.)
Title: 01.02.2133 - Xavier Wakes to the Game
Post by: Chassic on December 05, 2011, 08:19:06 PM
Xavier smiled sweetly at Jena. He then dropped his gaze to study her breasts. He moved his head slowly to the left and to the right so he could admire them from different angles. Xavier sighed deeply and returned his gaze to Jena’s eyes. “Nice tits!,” he congratulated her, still smiling just as sweetly.
Title: 01.02.2133 - Xavier Wakes to the Game
Post by: Dray on December 06, 2011, 08:15:36 AM
(OOG: It’s too bad that Xavier is devastatingly shy.)

The boy standing in the line behind Xavier burst out laughing. Jena at first smiled at Xavier’s admiration but then her face grew flush and she averted her eyes as the boys behind him laughed. (Roll an Insight check (which means you will have to actually develop Xavier in 4e) and throw the modified number in your next post)

Xavier turned around.

Nice tits he says! Dude that was cold!” said Ronald Young, a future military-thug-of-a-kid who was the same age but a few inches taller than Xavier.

Xavier gave Ronald his signature stare, the boy immediately quieted and turned around.

When Xavier turned back to Jena, he was amazed to see that she had not fled. What’s more, he was being given a beckoning finger to lean over so she could whisper to him. He accommodated, breathing in deep the perfume about her neck as he did so.

“And this is just the school uniform,” she whispered sweetly into his ear. “Have you ever seen me in the summer play Lolittie?” (OOG: You have not, it’s like 200 gold for the back row seats at the Nottingham Theater where she performs. You do know the play is about a young teenage girl who seduces a veteran soldier in the Outer-Rim. The romantic tragedy ends with the girls’ death during child-birth in prison and the man’s execution).

(OOG: Just one last note before you post: touching a girl inappropriately in public can get you anything from jail time to a serious beating from the Truancy officer (usually both)).
Title: 01.02.2133 - Xavier Wakes to the Game
Post by: Griznuq on December 06, 2011, 09:23:14 AM
Time out... I'm bothered. "(which means you will have to actually develop Xavier in 4e)" <-- I call shanannigans. What's up with that?

Just an FYI, I have no intention of switching any current character to any other platform. Like, ever. I'll roll new characters, but I've done a few "conversions" and it's nothing of the sort.
Title: 01.02.2133 - Xavier Wakes to the Game
Post by: Chassic on December 06, 2011, 05:22:58 PM
 (OOG: Yeah, I don't know if this is gonna be 4E or 3.5E. Either way Xavier is NOT terribly insightful. He's all physical stats. Int, Wis, and Chr are all "dump stats" for him (I know, he seems like such a charming intellectual). So I'm just gonna roll this here 20-sided and call it even.

Oh shit! It's a 19! Let's just assume that the guy in line in front of him pointed something out.)
Title: 01.02.2133 - Xavier Wakes to the Game
Post by: Dray on December 06, 2011, 06:22:07 PM
OOG: Okay FIRST...

Griznuq, keep your panties on, we aren't going to convert the whole campaign to 4e and throw it all out of whack. I only asked Chassic to make Xavier 4e because he has forgotten far more about 3.5e than he has learned about 4e.

Also, since this is currently more of a writing campaign with table sessions performed on a "as needed" basis, it really doesn't matter (to me) what version each player might be in.

SECOND...

Chassic, as you know, 19 don't mean squat in 4e, your Insight roll is going against the Bluff roll of the best actress of her age. So please post without the knowledge that Jena is (and is about to) totally deceive the oblivious Xavier.

But by that let me explain. Her blush is fake, Xavier doesn't pick up on that. She may later feign lust, but actually be repelled, and Xavier doesn't pick up on that. ETC, etc, etc..."rinse and repeat".
Title: 01.02.2133 - Xavier Wakes to the Game
Post by: Chassic on December 06, 2011, 08:33:48 PM
 (OOG: I wasn't expecting a 19 to beat her Bluff. I was just surprised that the roll was high enough to have that possibility. Not that it would much matter with Xavier. He'd be just as likely to talk himself out of believing she was bluffing if he though he could get a piece.)

"Can't say I've seen the outfit," replied Xavier. He took a step to the side and looked her up and down. "But if you've got it handy I would appreciate a private viewing. Maybe I could help you practice a few scenes later?"
Title: 01.02.2133 - Xavier Wakes to the Game
Post by: Dray on December 07, 2011, 10:39:48 PM
“Perhaps, how good of an actor are you?” she asked. The line behind Xavier finally moved and it was his turn to get on the wagon.
Title: 01.02.2133 - Xavier Wakes to the Game
Post by: Chassic on December 07, 2011, 11:19:08 PM
"You tell me," replied Xavier with a shrug. "Did it seem like I was actually interested in practicing a few scenes with you?"

Xavier turned away from Jena and started to climb into the wagon.
Title: 01.02.2133 - Xavier Wakes to the Game
Post by: Dray on December 08, 2011, 07:51:01 AM
[color=##00ff00](OOG: pfft.)[/color]

Xavier climbed aboard the wagon. The interior was 12 feet by 6 feet and had two levels, with 6 seats on each side of the wagon at each level (24 seats total). Nothing but a few planks of wood separated the top from the bottom tier. Snow, water, and mud dripped from the top tier down upon the heads of those sitting at the bottom.

Xavier didn’t have to be smart to realize that these were going to be very tight quarters for the many-hour journey.

There were only three seats left, on the lower tier to the right. The seat which etiquette beckoned him to sit in was directly in the middle and right next to the small chemical stove that kept the wagon warm. ’I will become a ball of sweat in about a half-hand!’ Xavier thought crossly. Xavier, being Xavier, decided to sit instead in the seat closest to the back entrance. And as an added bonus, it was directly underneath a mousy blonde girl named Amy Reynolds. He couldn’t recall what school she was in.

Jena Mistone climbed aboard directly behind him. She appeared to have no qualms about needing to brush her entire body against him in order to claim the open seat directly to his right.
Title: 01.02.2133 - Xavier Wakes to the Game
Post by: Chassic on December 10, 2011, 11:09:42 AM
Xavier is not the brightest of men. He has come to accept this fact. Hell, he has come to revel in it. However, even he could figure Jena’s game. How could someone be such a blatant slut, attract the attention of the government to the point at which she was taken away for a time, and still be allowed to walk free? 'Government agent,' thought Xavier! 'Jena Mistone is a government agent sent out to entrap boys that the government wants to employ fighting thul.'

'It just makes sense,' thought Xavier to himself. 'The government must have become aware of my combat skills and now they want me .. no, need me to fight for them.' Xavier was distracted for a moment by Jena’s leg rubbing against his as she tried to get comfortable in the cramped quarters. He looked to her and smiled. She shared a sly smile with him. Xavier noticed that Jena had already started to glisten from the heat of the stove. A single drop began to form between her breasts. 'Oh, I would love to stick my face right between those and …,' he thought. Xavier leaned in a bit closer to Jena. 'No! No, no, no, no!,' Xavier caught himself. 'Government agent! Government agent. Hot, sexy, government agent. Must not touch!' Xavier sighed and looked around the caravan. He needed something to distract him from Jena.

Xavier’s gaze wandered upward. He caught a good look at Amy just as she readjusted herself. Xavier sighed, 'This is going to be a long matin’ trip!'
Title: 01.02.2133 - Xavier Wakes to the Game
Post by: Dray on December 11, 2011, 08:17:03 AM
As Jena rested the side of her head on Xavier’s shoulder, Ronald muscled his way over from the front of the wagon to forcefully switch seats with the kid sitting across from Xavier. He raised his eyebrows and smiled slyly over at them.

’He’s expecting a show,’ Xavier discovered.

The doors to the back of the wagon were closed by the soldiers.

His pleasant words for the thug were interrupted by Jena’s hand cupping the left side of his face. She pulled his face down into hers and he made to kiss her. Just before their lips touched she caught his chin between her thumb and forefinger and turned his head so she could whisper in his ear.

They’re watching you,” she whispered in Xavier’s ear.
Title: 01.02.2133 - Xavier Wakes to the Game
Post by: Chassic on December 11, 2011, 01:02:24 PM
(OOG: Just a minor adjustment to the previous post. Xavier would NEVER actually kiss Jena or make any unnecessary physical contact with her (or anyone) in such a public area. Further, since he has convinced himself that Jena is a "Government Agent" out to get him, he would not indulge himself of her goodies. Although, he is looking forward to her attempt at seducing him.)

"I know they're watching me, babe," Xavier whispered back. "Everybody's watching me." Xavier winked at her. "Now get your damn hand off my face before you get me arrested."
Title: 01.02.2133 - Xavier Wakes to the Game
Post by: Dray on December 20, 2011, 07:40:05 AM
Jena didn’t flinch, her hand staying on his face as she continued to whisper, “do you honestly think any of these griznuqs would actually report either of us if I kissed you? Please, they wouldn’t dare, everyone knows your reputation.” She took his hand off his face and backed hers away from his. She sat back and neither waited for his reply or offered any further comment.

Turns went bye and the wagon finally began to move. It was already hot in here and most of the boys removed their leather jerkins, their white school shirts underneath already wet with warm sweat. The three girls, Amy above him, Jena beside him and some big-nosed girl in the corner kept theirs on.
Title: 01.02.2133 - Xavier Wakes to the Game
Post by: Chassic on December 22, 2011, 10:44:03 PM
Like the other boys, Xavier stood and stripped his shirt off to reveal his well muscled form. Xavier looked to Jena. “Mmm, is it me or did it just get hotter in here?” He ever so subtly flexed his abs in front of Jena’s face and pat them down with his shirt. “Oh, I’m sorry. You look distracted. Are you distracted by all this heat?”

Xavier had no intention of actually seducing Jena. He knew she was trying to set him up to be arrested. However, Xavier did want to see how far she would take this. He might not be able to actually have her, but he’d like to see how far he could get her to go.
Title: 01.02.2133 - Xavier Wakes to the Game
Post by: Dray on December 27, 2011, 08:39:27 AM
Jena had taken a look at his chest and then after meeting Xavier’s gaze, blushed (again) and looked away. A moment later her hands raised up to her neck and she quickly unbuttoned her blouse. Unceremoniously she threw it on the pile of shirts near the heating pot at the wagon center.

“Now that’s what I am talking about,” said Ronald across from them. Jena was voluptuous for her age, her school-issued bra was tight about her chest.

Jena responded to him, “Why they don’t segregate the girls from the boys on these trips is beyond me.”

The third (and only other) girl in the wagon was sitting on the top tier of the opposite front corner. She had red hair like Renee’s, but that is where any resemblance ended; for this girl had a big nose and really wide, manly shoulders. She said, “I’ve heard that it’s part of the test of the WarGames. The military wants to see if we can behave in close quarters.”
Title: 01.02.2133 - Xavier Wakes to the Game
Post by: Chassic on January 15, 2012, 10:46:00 PM
"Behave in close quarters? Well, good thing we have Jena here," remarked Xavier. "She knows how to behave in close quarters. At least that is what I hear. I have not had the pleasure." Xavier glances over at Jena, "Not yet!"
Title: 01.02.2133 - Xavier Wakes to the Game
Post by: Dray on January 21, 2012, 11:44:25 AM
“The pleasure not with me, but with many others is what I have heard,” Jena immediately replied. Her face was still flush and her eyes hinted of challenge.

All the other students held their breath, waiting for Xavier to respond.
Title: 01.02.2133 - Xavier Wakes to the Game
Post by: Chassic on January 21, 2012, 02:58:56 PM
"Well, if we are to compare numbers then I am sure that you have me beat," replied Xavier with a smile. "But you know how these people are, Jena. A couple of unbelievably attractive people like us, we are going to attract attention no matter where we go. People are going to want to be with us. Even if we deny them, they are still going to tell everyone that we let them have their way with us." Xavier gestured to the seat above him. "Isn't that right, Amy?"