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Author Topic: (IC)SWN: Tarawa  (Read 2041 times)

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« Reply #15 on: July 28, 2015, 02:44:49 am »
The second contestant looks like a much less experienced Gasser but has been around a bit...You find it Interesting that he doesn't seemed phased by the fact that he's armed with two swords against a pistol and a grenade...



Both contestants are in a small waiting area one on each side of the Bar as they prepare for the match
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« Reply #16 on: July 28, 2015, 03:17:34 am »
OOC: ( OOC stands for out of character, so any discussion that needs to be made that isn't directly involved in gameplay)

 Nova still needs to select her psychic Disciplines. Here's a run down of the options.

1. Biopsionics (Healing). The first biopsionics skill is called "Biostasis": This skill allows you to stabilize a wounded person. You will still need to get them a medkit afterwards or medical treatment, but it can stop them from dying.

2. Metapsionics (Boosts Other Psycihics/and regular powers). The first skill in Metapsionics is called "Psychihc Harmonization" which allows resistance from psionic forces allowing a +2 to all saving throws vs psychic powers.

3. Precognition (Seeing the future). The first skill in Precog is called " Omen". this allows you to sense if your next action will result in physical injury or mental distress.

4. Telekenesis (Moves stuff with your mind) The first skill is called "Remote Manipulation" which allos you to  move any visible object as if with one hand. Allows you to attack with an object at a -2 penalty.

5. Telepathy (read others minds) The first skill is called "Empathy" which determines the current emotions in a target

6. Teleportation (disappearing and reappearing somewhere else) The first skill is called "Sidestep" which allos you to teleport up to 10(32 ft) meters and carry 5 Kilos (11 lbs) of stuff or people while you do it...

Please select one these as your MAIN discipline and then one as a SECONDARY discipline. so you will have two powers. As you level up you will automatcailly recieve the 2nd skill in your MAIN discipline. and then you can choose any other discipline to receive your next skill in. For exam,ple you can either choose the 2nd skill of your Secondary Discipline you've chosen at this time, or you'll be able to choose the 1st skill in any other discipline...
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« Reply #17 on: August 03, 2015, 08:47:11 pm »
Gamora is slightly put off that there are people in the arena so she can not get a practice in. But then what better practice then the real thing. So she signs up to be part of the next fight. This way she can get some practice in and win some credits. No doubt that she won't win. These Gasser's have nothing on her. She has been practicing for this since she was old enough to walk. Martin had her and Nova doing routines and floor work since he came into their lives.

Gamora would not find out who she was fighting until they were both in the ring. The "club" liked to keep the suspense that way so no one got over confident. So she watched the female Gasser with the pistol dominate the floor as she awaited her turn...

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« Reply #18 on: August 03, 2015, 09:09:27 pm »
The Bookie Marks down Gamora...  He's a small man, with bags under his eyes almost as big as the money bags in his pockets...



" Have you ever fought here before? "  He says in an eerie quiet voice... But he doesn't look up to really examine Gamora's features
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« Reply #19 on: August 03, 2015, 09:27:24 pm »
Gamora responds, "you know I have Bookie, you yourself have paid your fair share of credits to my account."

It is illegal for the fighters to bet on themselves, but some times the Bookie looks the other way if you send a few credits his way.

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« Reply #20 on: August 03, 2015, 09:37:27 pm »
He pulls back his hood... and takes a 2nd glance..

 "Ahh , Gamora ... Nice to see you again "

No one knows what planet the Bookie they call Krone is from... He mostly keeps to himself and is generally only concerned with one thing...the money bags he keeps in his pockets...

The fact that he has money bags for physical credits to be put in is rare... Most planets use electronic money...though on a backwater planet like Tarawa..that most common Tech is Level 2, actual physical chips of credits are the most commonly accepted form of currency...
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« Reply #21 on: August 06, 2015, 10:11:45 am »
"Im in too."  Nova comes up behind her sister.  She slides the bookie 5 credits.

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« Reply #22 on: August 06, 2015, 10:27:14 pm »
The bookie takes a close look at the credits sliding across the table... and addresses Nova

"Hmm, Your features are similar to this one here.. " He points to Gamora
"But have you fought here before?"
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« Reply #23 on: August 07, 2015, 08:13:59 am »
"My sister.  My name is Nova.  No I havent, but theres a first time for everything."  She quirks an eyebrow at him and gives him a challenging look.

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« Reply #24 on: August 07, 2015, 11:08:05 pm »
" There is indeed a first time...for Everything " The bookie says to her

You see the other contestant's just about ready to enter the arena...
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« Reply #25 on: August 09, 2015, 12:22:08 pm »
"Ready?" Nova looks at Gamora and readies her weapons.

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« Reply #26 on: August 10, 2015, 09:16:21 pm »
The bookie makes a motion towards Nova as she readies her weapons...

"Now, hold on a second, we're doing one on one matches today...you got to wait for these two to finish their match...then you can have yours "

As he says this the Gates come shutting down locking everyone out of the arena, and the two contestants in...
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« Reply #27 on: August 10, 2015, 09:17:13 pm »
As the contestants enter the rink there is a sign over their heads that reads "To those who've gone before". and 3 Pin holes...The signs over each contestant are identical. Any regular patron of this establishment knows that those 3 pinholes represent the 3 people who've died here during Duels...these fights are real, that's why people come, death is real...and sometimes the finality of death over the rush of the fight will outweigh anyone's intentions of stepping foot into the arena...

The match is over before it's started...Perhaps in many situations when the Rules are that you're allowed two weapons and it doesn't say anything else..and on of the parties brings a grenade to a knife fight...you can imagine how it plays out... The swordsman starts off fast and hard quickly making progress over to the Girl Gasser... However she must have had a short fuse on that nade because as soon as he took off she was whipping it like a baseball...not that you know what that is, you've just heard from Earth legends...The swordsman tries to swat it away with his greatsword but it explodes when the greatsword makes contact and after the clouds and dust of shrapnel clear away his body can be seen laying there unconscious and bleeding...The Gal Gasser draws down on him with her pistol mainting gunpoint, but he doesn't move... Medical Crew quickly attends to the man with some more sophisticated medical equipment then Gamora has ever seen or heard of...and that Nova has heard of..but never seen...
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« Reply #28 on: August 26, 2015, 09:07:56 am »
Nova watches the people working on the man on the arena floor.  "The med crew seems well prepared.  You do realize how pissed Mother will be if one of us gets damaged, dont you Gam?"

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« Reply #29 on: September 06, 2015, 03:11:40 pm »
Nova did not realize but Gamora talked to the bookie and told him he was taking the place of Nova in her fight. Mother would never forgive if she let Nova get hurt. Once they cleared away the bits of the other guy Gamora was standing waiting at the gate. As soon as the metallic click of the lock slid back Gamora slipped in then shut it again.

Gamora did not look back when Nova called out to her. There would be time to explain later. She waited in the ring for whom ever they had matched her with.

She was ready for this, this is what she needed. Nothing like a gratuitous amount of violence to make up for a shitty day.