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β€œI do not like water..”. Unknown said as he reformed his humanoid shape.

Bah... spoilsport.

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😝 sorry to spoil the fun.

😝 sorry to spoil the fun. Water is one of his weakness.

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Hey, would you guys mind me

Hey, would you guys mind me hopping in with a character? I've got an idea for a character I've been meaning to RP with, and this seems like an impressive moment to introduce her. the idea being she's one of the people in the crates.

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Go for it.

Go for it.

Although, just for clarity's sake, at this point she'd be in one of the marching chain gangs or in a shipping container on one of the trucks. :-)

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Interesting addition, Halae.

Interesting addition, Halae. Basic character concept seems to be female Killer Croc?

Sorry for not replying sooner. Been busy with work.

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That was the source of the

That was the source of the inspiration for the character's powers, but she has a whole different mentality. I'll let you find out about that in character, though.

If you want a visual representation, I based her appearance on Killer Croc from the game Batman: Arkham Knight, which is visually distinct from your standard Killer Croc thanks to a tail, a hunch, and odd proportions. The big differences from the video are she's female (and obviously so), doesn't have extra spikes on her left side, and she doesn't have the chub.

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Unknown big inspiration is

Unknown big inspiration is Ink from Batman Beyond, and Venom.

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Stingray can morph, in whole

Stingray can morph, in whole or partially, into any member of the batoidea superorder. He also knows some martial arts and a bit of magic. Despite his name, his favored attack is an electric shock, as from a torpedo fish. He also dived back into the water when the grenades started exploding, and went to the bottom on the other side of the boat.

People with some knowledge of zoology may recall that most creatures that produce electric attacks can also sense electric fields. A really high roll (or a study of marine biology, or time to wiki the subject) might also provide the information that "The electric ray may be the most electrosensitive of all animals."

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In that case the bio

In that case the bio-electricity of Unknown would be like mini fireworks. In a biological sense every cell of unknown acts as a nerve/brain cell.

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You go, wet super-people! :)

You go, wet super-people! :)

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Kartanian wrote:
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You go, wet super-people! :)

β€œWater it burns!”

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*pokes Glady* Hey, you wanna

*pokes Glady* Hey, you wanna post anything before I trigger the final fight?

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Hey, I may dial back and do a

Hey, I may dial back and do a quick retcon, essentially give Isabel the moniker of Seahawk and go the sonic manipulation, gills and webbed wings for gliding route I think.

And yeah I’ll post real quick.

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*thumbsup* Go for it.

*thumbsup* Go for it.

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Sorry if the end to that

Sorry if the end to that fight was a bit ham-handed. The Boss went through several edits in rough draft before I finally settled on his personality and abilities. Thoughts?

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Let me post and get back to

Let me post and get back to you lol

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Unknown is angry. Doubt

Unknown is angry. Doubt Whipcrack could stop him from dismembering that guy if there a second chance.

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Little bit of a cop-out, but

Little bit of a cop-out, but I'm alright with it since it means they can track him down later once they have countermeasures for his shenanigans and get some nice conflict in.

I've also got a way to track him down pretty easily, given his scent; the plan to include sensory abilities in my character was something that occurred even before I introduced her (Crocodiles can smell corpses from as much as four miles away!), so this is a very neat little boon he accidentally gave her.

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What did they load up in, the

What did they load up in, the trucks?

Also, any origin type info on the freeze zone?

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They loaded up slaves in the

They loaded up slaves in the cargo trucks, as far as I'm aware.

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Gonna advance the story later

Gonna advance the story later tonight, so if anybody has anything else they want to say in-character, please do so.

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I'm good for the moment.

I'm good for the moment.

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I'm mostly posting now just

I'm mostly posting now just to see if there's a reason there haven't been any posts since before midnight PDT. ^_^

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Sorry, been down with a cold.

Sorry, been down with a cold. *sniffles*

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I wonder if this could be the

I wonder if this could be the same fights Rotten Luck use to fight in. He was in an underground fighting ring till the day he refused to throw a fight.

Give a few years and more immoral types forced slave fighters could be added.

β€œOf course if it’s a blood sport and betting included Hotwire’s villiannet is there! Uncensored entertainment for all your villains out there in titan city!”

Well I can see unknown getting leads from one of Hotwire betting agents. Or Whipcrack going to ask Rotten if he might know of a possible lead.

That could work of scaleback knows she was going to be in a blood sport fighting.

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Uploads X some chicken soup.

Uploads X some chicken soup. Feel better, dude!

Side Note: It's weird how changing the location of where I keep the forum link in my browser favorites can much more easily get me here to see the activity. I moved the link to be in my daily comics folder, so it has become part of the routine to visit. :D

NaNoWriMo starts at midnight tonight! "Power Struggles" is ready to be written! Woohoo!

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Enjoyed it so far.

Enjoyed it so far.

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(( Yay, League of Titans! :D

(( Yay, League of Titans! :D ))

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I'm really showing how

I'm really showing how Unknown is not like Rotten Luck. Handling Unknown is a challenge. A tip on Unknown mindset is he sees Titan City as an organism and criminals are infection or cancers that need to be eliminated. He now understands there is a difference between a thief breaking and entering due to hardship and Organized Crime harden criminals.

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Gayle is up for a random gang

Gayle is up for a random gang trashing. Can't spend all her time playing with her two-year old, after all. A hero has to stay in shape!

Additional Background/Closure: (Assume this conversation happens in Spring of 2019)
Sheena: β€œYou know last summer when the ARYAN nutjobs drained all those heroes’ powers with the magical steampunk device?”
Gayle: β€œYeah, Deer Park. Don’t remind me. I spent a good month and a half without my own powers! The concert magic The Minstrel and I pulled off finally got that reversed.”
Sheena: β€œYes, that time. And we knew that Exocide’s Dark Society thugs had put up the money for it, right?”
Gayle: β€œYeah. And the racial purity group built out their flying robot mecha-things and installed the nullifier. Right. We never did get too far on taking it back to the Society.”

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Sorry, I have found myself

Sorry, I have found myself with very little time to actually sit down and write up a big post setting up the gang war. :-/

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No problem we all run into

No problem we all run into that from time to time.

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Apologies for the break in

Apologies for the break in posting. I've had a lot of crap going on.

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Never RP'd before, what even

Never RP'd before, what even is an OOC :p

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OOC means Out of Character.

OOC means Out of Character. We normally have two threads for an RP one for the story the other OOC to talk about it and organization.

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I hate acronyms sometimes :p

I hate acronyms sometimes :p

I kinda wanna jump in a bit with my teleporting representative from an ominous coven, but nothing too story-breaking deus ex machina.

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Bring them on, des.

Bring them on, des.

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Yee, I'll wait for a good

Yee, I'll wait for a good moment. I might even add him on the villainside, but I'm hoping for rogue-aligned.

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That which Stingray noticed

That which Stingray noticed was Desviper's guy in purple arriving and then the two departing. But Stingray can no more analyse the magic he used than he can understand radio communication without using a comm. He knows something happened off that away , but that's it.

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I think I'll bring Jackie

I think I'll bring Jackie back in another RP, since it'll take time to train him. The Emissary of Necrobia will return alone ;)

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IΒ΄m just waiting for the

IΒ΄m just waiting for the starting shot so the capes can encounter the character I introduced a while ago.
Edit: Lets see what Xselcier has in mind. Couse Scaleback could definitely detect him^^

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I'm seeing if we get stumped on the mystery warehouse :p

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I just realized I can have

I just realized I can have Mentalian's third eye emote and gesture separately from his face, which could get comical :p

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Gayle's database request is

Gayle's database request is to check what information there is on something named "Mentalian" in the League of Titans master system, which connects to registered and known heroes, villains, and other metahumans, as well as external sources, like Cape Chasers.

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Relics are magic-infused

Relics are magic-infused items of varying power used by Mentalian's cult/coven/nation.

Servi are the most common undead used by them, all the units have latinized names, which has caused me a bit of trouble in their lore :p

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...Elsewhere, the two trucks arrived at a decrepit warehouse. As they approached, the concrete in front of the building rumbled, shifted, then dropped to form ramps. The two semi-trucks headed down the ramps, which then closed up behind them. The trucks drove a short distance through a vast underground bay and once they came to a stop...

You know, I can't decide if I should stick with what I originally wrote, as seen above, or go with what des has created.

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I mean that can be what's

I mean that can be what's behind the illusion, an explanation as to why there's no perimeter guard.

I got started on alternate dimension after the scent stopped clean at a point.

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So we're going with this

So we're going with this being a Scorpion op? With that, I'm thinking they have some failsafe for the pin pull trick :p

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The easiest way I can see is

The easiest way I can see is having the spoons inside the pocket/loop so that they can't fly off as long as they are in the pockets/loops. Like keeping one finger over the spoon when you pull the pin; it's not live as long as the spoon is in place.

So, what sort of layout are we looking at? Open garage, twisty labyrinth, secondary line of defenses?

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Oh, and beautiful resolution

Oh, and beautiful resolution Xselcier :)

I vote secondary line of defenses.

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BTW, Mentalian will likely

BTW, Mentalian will likely note that Stingray's mental defenses are consistent with tertiary powers in strength/skill. Depending on how familiar he is with Earth's many and varied magic systems, he might be able to tell that it is a style that has been little used in the past eleven thousand years.

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Speaking of mental defenses,

Speaking of mental defenses, I will note that Whip's are VERY strong when his armor is up. This is due to his powers being psionic in nature and even without his armor, they are still quite good. However, he hasn't yet figured out how to harness or control them, so their completely subconscious.

Also, is Ment just going to ignore Whip currently being in his face?

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I’m trying to figure out if

I’m trying to figure out if an alien mind of a silicone lifeform would be resistant to mental powers or not.

One hand it’s a complete different mind thought process. On the other Unknown mind is pure electricital based no chemical elements.

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Yeah I realized I should comment on Whipcrack squaring him up :p

Ancient earth magic vs Ancient alternate earth magic :p I do want to note that the telepathic messages are in their voices, not mentalian's.

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On Unknown, my thought process is that it's "mind-reading" not "human brainwave reading", so he could be read by non-human-specific telepathy...without express defense.

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I agree mainly because it

I agree mainly because it another weakness for him.

His nature makes him resistant to blunt, puncher, slashing, damage.

Nearly immune to energy, fire damage. Hell energy would heal him energy, radiation is his food source.

Weakness is cold, water, and sonic damage because it disrupts the electrical signals in and between his cells.

So adding a weakness to psychic damage is good. I hate overpowered characters.

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Sorry about being away. Life hit me and my roommate pretty hard, and then my roommate jumped off a bridge (she's still alive don't worry), so I've been dealing with the fallout of that for a while. While it hasn't really eaten up my time like getting busy might have, I wasn't exactly in the headspace to write for a while.

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Priorities dog, it's all good. But it had crossed my mind "where's scaleback?" :p

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Glad she alive. I know the siren song of wanting to die. I got a scar on my wrist as a reminder.

You sound like a good friend to her and believe me a good friend is a lifesaver. It was to me.

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Couldn't decide on a noun for

Couldn't decide on a noun for Scaleback. "Reptilian" or "Crocodilian" seemed rude. "Hero" might not be accurate. But she is a Titan.

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Reptilian and Crocodilian are

Reptilian and Crocodilian are both appropriate! Hero... probably not.

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So we've still got a time-stopping(?) old man resting in a sarcophagus and a hunchback in play :p

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Sounds like it.

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Speaking of overpowered :p The mage-telepath-telekinetic-teleporter is fairly weak to energy attacks: he cannot TK them away like bullets, so he has to use magic barriers, which are not his strong suit. Also can't do successive teleportations so it's one dodge per attack more-or-less.

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Soo..., this is me re-capping

Soo..., this is me re-capping mostly for my own sense of what's going on. It's a routine peril of this kind of time-delayed. multi-player forum RP that details will drift, so no problem.

We started out with several motorboats with thugs and then three harbor passenger vessels debarking chained captives. The cargo containers originally screened the view for the four semi-trailer trucks to back into the area. There was nothing about the containers having people in them until someone suggested that the people being trafficked were in the containers. (That confused me.)

Riptide's name changed to Seahawk. Okay, got it.

Boss with cane timestops and selectively releases his people and takes half of the captives in chains. (I don't know why he didn't take the rest, except for Scaleback, who had a separate specific mention.) Probably some implied damage to a truck or two, but no mention of what happened to the extra captives. Two trucks go to warehouse with ramps to massive underground bay beneath the building. Barracks, long hallway, tech room with sarcophagus are mentioned or described.

Jazzhands pops in his metal-clawed feet, cloaked mercenary guy to make an entrance and put in his extra bit, then he is rebuked by the small blonde woman at the controls and withdraws for the moment.

Distracting Black Rose and Five Dragons conflict. Then, the hero team (larger now by one, Gayle) converges.

Mentalian shows up and says the opposition is hiding in a dimensional magic-created alternate reality. Mentions that he is here to retrieve a relic belonging to his people. He dispels the effect, and the hiding spell goes away, leaving the purely physical layout and sunken ramps available to the heroes' perception. He says that the infection needs to be removed, with which Unknown agrees. The group goes down the ramp, guards and door are dealt with.

(Seahawk has not posted for some time at this point. Not sure what her actions are. It also gets confusing here with desviper autoing Whipcrack's action on top of the telepathic communication, which I get.)

As of the time I'm doing my recap, the group is deciding how to proceed, but notionally at a corner. Note, however, that there is no corner to go around. The trucks originally pulled forward into a massive bay. Presumably, they can turn around in there and go back out. We never found out (yet) where the captives were taken inside this "base."

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The bit about the forgotten

The bit about the forgotten captives is just that: I'm pretty sure people just forgot about them, unfortunately. It's an inevitability when you're dealing with a scene (or multiple scenes) with so many moving parts where things get lost in the shuffle.

As for going around a corner, I don't believe they are. They just pulled open a blast door and handle the guards on the other side and are basically standing in the hallway, where Scaleback chastises the more argumentative people for not having their head in the game, before starting to move down the hall again.

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Unknown has a twisted view of

Unknown has a twisted view of things. He sees criminals as an infection. So technically he agrees with Mentalian, but only because they use the same terms.

I’m thinking the portal took the trucks to a different area of the complex. We ended up in a different part of the complex. That how I justify it.

About the captives Unknown didn’t care about them. He more punisher type mentality, he after the criminals. Saving the victims not high on his important objectives.

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desviper added a corner (As

desviper added a corner (As the group neared a corner... detected signatures...) to the tunnel. I think he's assuming we went onward from the entrance, but I'm not seeing that in others' posts.

RL, I don't recall there being a portal (of a magic or technological kind), but just a big door and a tunnel straight into the underground bay. That's why I was confused.

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I meant the method the trucks

I meant the method the trucks disappeared. True there was no clear portal but if it was wrote earlier it would have reviled the surprise that the trucks weren’t in the warehouse.

Like I said it just a headcanon to explain the discrepancy.

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Someone basically godmodded

Someone basically godmodded in magic to the explanation, and everybody just rolled with it. Something to watch out for in the future.

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My bad on magic in, I

My bad on magic in, I pictured a ramp, then a blast door to a CoH style hall. We can presume they passed a bay on the way to the blast door?

Was trying to imply that ment was aware of events earlier by quoting unknown to Whipcrack. Telling a reader that he's had an eye on for awhile.

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Kartanian wrote:
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(Seahawk has not posted for some time at this point. Not sure what her actions are. It also gets confusing here with desviper autoing Whipcrack's action on top of the telepathic communication, which I get.)

What's autoing? I'm new to RP, which I'm sure shows :p yeah the telepathy definitely gets confusing, I'll try to make it clearer when it's telepathy and speaking

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Oh, no problem. Here's what

Oh, no problem. Here's what that means: Autoing is when one player writes/posts an action for another player's character. This is not respectful roleplaying behavior because it takes control or agency away from that character's player.

Mentalian's telepathy as communication is just fine, assuming that it doesn't ignore or bypass blocks against it. Please try to avoid writing actions (Gayle did...), emotions (making Gayle feel...), or interpretations of events (Gayle thought...) for other characters, though. (As RL points out, it's normal to forget or lose track of what might have been posted weeks before in the story thread, though. Don't sweat this too much. Sometimes we have to go back to recap, like I did, to clarify our understanding in the out-of-character thread.)

Avoiding this "autoing" trap is why some folks on this forum use the subjunctive and write things like, "Gladitoria exerts her powers to their utmost and would throw a punch to Melvin's jaw that would shatter ten-point steel," where Melvin is another player's character or the GM/thread owner's main villain. Note that this shows what Gladitoria does without specifying the reaction or effect on the other player's character. Or, "Johnny Bravo would look for clues to The Dark's presence, and would instantly respond with a light blast."

Personally, I prefer to avoid subjunctive and state specifically what my character is doing, and then let the effect of the action be written by the person who controls that character (GM/thread-owner or player, as applicable). This also lets us invent minor non-player characters as we wish, recognizing that the thread owner will accept, play up, or minimize the impact of those minor additions as they see fit to move the story.

This goes along with some of the rules of improvisational theater, the relevant ones being something like "Accept what is offered to you" and "Don't tell your fellow actor what they should do, but tell/show them what you do with what you have been given, instead." With these two improv guidelines, you make it easy to keep a story moving forward in interesting ways.

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Good to know. I was thinking

Good to know. I was thinking if it's been established well enough, a reaction could be assumed. But the "would break steel" example is a good tip :)

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I've been waiting for

I've been waiting for Xcelsier to post. Should I just keep going for now?

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Yeah I'm waiting for his turn too, esp at the jeer at his expense :p

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My mom's in the hospital, and out again, and in again. I'm a little distracted and won't be jumping in on this one. :/

Was said over in Convergence, so idk if it applies here too, totally cool either way. Gayle has been fairly support so far either way.

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For the record, DesViper,

For the record, DesViper, that was an example of Auto-ing or Godmoding you just did. While it's not unreasonable to say there's heavy machine guns there given it's a Scorpion holdout, Xselcier didn't state it and therefore you introduced it to the scene through autoing.

Something to keep in mind for the future.

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I've got to keep an eye on these presumptions :/

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(Having read the next part) I

(Having read the next part) I didn't say the machine gun killed the whole room now. My mental image was him turning on the other heavy and doing limited damage due to the thick, heavy armor.

The picture is mostly a mind/mind dom confusing the biggest baddie in the mob.

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Well, that's largely up to

Well, that's largely up to Xselcier at this point, because they're his NPCs at the end of it. No body armor in the real world would stand up to that kind of barrage at point blank, but this isn't the real world, and Scorpion is weirdly well-funded.

But this is why I said "likely". It's not a guarantee by any stretch, as this is a super-hero universe. The "likely" means that that's what I perceive as likely to happen, but not that it does happen. That's the difference between "autoing" and acting normally - by leaving agency in the hands of the original player, because we don't know their defenses (including psychic defenses) we have to run on assumptions of what they can do.

This isn't a criticism of you, just a clarification. If anything, I'd like more detail from Xselcier in this regard, because when going into the hallway, we had no idea what was there; barricades? how many men? what sort of guns did they have? all we know is "there's a hallway" and "there's armed men in it", which is what's leading to this particular situation in the first place.

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I'd love to speculate at what mechs and such they have :p I figured big armored guys with miniguns was a safe bet.

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Sorry. I was planning on describing the gauntlet after people's reactions to the retreat.

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So are the prisoners going to

So are the prisoners going to be in the sanctum, or is it a boss-first, glowie-second situation? :p

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"Messy, messy, messy!" as my

"Messy, messy, messy!" as my daughter once said at three years old.

This is nasty, but Gayle has seen plenty before. She's still focused on freeing the captives and remembers that the guy with the weird powers that Whipcrack told her about is still around here somewhere.

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Ftf, Mentalian could be wrong about the prisoners and such, his sense for non-Necrobian such is not as strong.

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Here's the Backstory link for

Here's the Backstory link for Mentalian: https://cityoftitans.com/comment/165385#comment-165385

His sense is a cast spell, and will wear off over time.

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I find myself struggling not to slip into Rotten Luck's mindset. By now Rotten would have punched Mentalin out cold.

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Yeah his death count is at least 2 and as high as a dozen...his violence meter would be pretty high :p

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