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Lamia Lawless
Lamia Lawless
Posts: 604

10/10/2017
"I am diametrically opposed to his goals and everything he stands for. But Mr. Wines is an idealist. I can sympathize."

Forces beyond your control impel you to change sides. You may choose any other faction in Fallen London. Which side do you leave, and which do you join?

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The Harmonic Hellfarer
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Anne Auclair
Anne Auclair
Posts: 2076

10/10/2017
"Oh, it's so easy to switch back and forth between the rituals of the Game and the rituals of the Church. I've done it four times now and I'll certainly do it again."

"So, tell me, how do you take your Darkdrop?"

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http://fallenlondon.storynexus.com/Profile/Anne%20Auclair

Liberate London from the Anodyne Menace! Vote the Princess!
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The Masked Felon
The Masked Felon
Posts: 59

10/10/2017
Freshly ground and fully prepared, with sugar please. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9XpmD_fjt6I

If you could steal someone's face and wear it for a day, whose face would that be?


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Daedalus_Falk
Daedalus_Falk
Posts: 166

10/11/2017
The Masked Felon wrote:
Freshly ground and fully prepared, with sugar please. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9XpmD_fjt6I

If you could steal someone's face and wear it for a day, whose face would that be?

edited by The Masked Felon on 10/10/2017


Undoubtedly Mr. Pages'. Think of how many texts I could free from the Ministry of Public Decency! All the Art that would fly free! It would take him decades to gather them all up again! Art, my good man - Art is the one true cause, and it must be free.

If you could go anywhere in the Neath you haven't already, where would it be?

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http://fallenlondon.storynexus.com/Profile/Daedalus_Falk

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For I was hungry, and you gave me rats. I was thirsty, and you gave me rats. I was naked, and you gave me rats. The rodents were gathered together, the cats slept in the Sun’s blindness, and the rats rose like the Moon, in the light at the edge of the cheese.
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CollegeOfMiskatonic
CollegeOfMiskatonic
Posts: 4

10/11/2017
Daedalus_Falk wrote:
If you could go anywhere in the Neath you haven't already, where would it be?


Farther into the mirror marches than I have been able to traverse up to now.

Which is your least favorite place to visit?
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Hannah Lucy Ku
Hannah Lucy Ku
Posts: 1

10/12/2017
CollegeOfMiskatonic wrote:
Daedalus_Falk wrote:
If you could go anywhere in the Neath you haven't already, where would it be?


Farther into the mirror marches than I have been able to traverse up to now.

Which is your least favorite place to visit?


"Ugh, the bloody palace fer sure. It's pretty enough, yeah. All nice silks and all." she chirps bitterly. "But 'er Graciousness insists I wear a dress when I go. With frills. Actual, real frills!"

For sure, the Sullen Delinquent bears no frills now. All raggedy cap and threadbare coat against the rising swell. A heavy wooden bat taps against a rooftop's brittle tiles, and the rope bridge sways and creaks. They've cornered themselves, now. But they don't yet know. No need to rush. No one wants what comes next.

"Orl'right, yer turn. Let's see then." she turns, stops at the closed door to a quiet little shack. The lock doesn't hold, and the wood splinters. They yell. "Do you think you'll ever be a good person?"
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Aberrant Eremite
Aberrant Eremite
Posts: 330

10/12/2017
Hannah Lucy Ku wrote:

"Ugh, the bloody palace fer sure. It's pretty enough, yeah. All nice silks and all." she chirps bitterly. "But 'er Graciousness insists I wear a dress when I go. With frills. Actual, real frills!"

For sure, the Sullen Delinquent bears no frills now. All raggedy cap and threadbare coat against the rising swell. A heavy wooden bat taps against a rooftop's brittle tiles, and the rope bridge sways and creaks. They've cornered themselves, now. But they don't yet know. No need to rush. No one wants what comes next.

"Orl'right, yer turn. Let's see then." she turns, stops at the closed door to a quiet little shack. The lock doesn't hold, and the wood splinters. They yell. "Do you think you'll ever be a good person?"



Tanith Wyrmwood, now an elegant young woman in Parabola-linen and emeralds, watches the ragged girl going about her ugly work with something like nostalgia. “Most of the time,” she comments, “I think I am a good person. Then I remember some of the things I’ve done,” the corner of her mouth quirks unhappily, “and I’m not so sure.


“Actually, that brings me to my own question: what do you regret more – the things you did, or the things you didn’t do?”

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Hieronymus Drake: Gentleman scholar, big-game hunter, scar-faced aristocrat. Remarkably sane, all things considered.
Tanith Wyrmwood: Longshanks cat-burglar; Bohemian author; now, perhaps, something more. Bubbly, expressive, and affectionate. It’s not only still waters that run deep.
Telemachia Lee: Gentle lady by birth, brawling Docker by choice. Good company in the drunk tank.
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Lady Sapho Byron
Lady Sapho Byron
Posts: 584

10/12/2017
Aberrant Eremite wrote:

“Actually, that brings me to my own question: what do you regret more – the things you did, or the things you didn’t do?”


"Hmmm ... since most of my regrets about the things I've done deal more with timing rather than the actual doing, I will say it is what I have not done that bothers me the most ... I stood at the gates of Hell and did not go in ... a prudent choice ... but oh how my curiosity still burns! So to speak.

"Now ... what is the most adorably cute entity you have witnessed in London?"

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http://fallenlondon.storynexus.com/Profile/Lady%20Sapho%20L%20Byron
Fighting the Menace of Corsetry Since 1892.
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Daedalus_Falk
Daedalus_Falk
Posts: 166

10/12/2017
Lady Sapho Byron wrote:
Aberrant Eremite wrote:

“Actually, that brings me to my own question: what do you regret more – the things you did, or the things you didn’t do?”


"Hmmm ... since most of my regrets about the things I've done deal more with timing rather than the actual doing, I will say it is what I have not done that bothers me the most ... I stood at the gates of Hell and did not go in ... a prudent choice ... but oh how my curiosity still burns! So to speak.

"Now ... what is the most adorably cute entity you have witnessed in London?"


Without doubt it is Dûsh, my Racing Slug of Fine Pedigree. His pedipalps are adorable, and he's a marvellous racer.

All characters in Fallen London, it seems, have surface ties. What are yours?

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For I was hungry, and you gave me rats. I was thirsty, and you gave me rats. I was naked, and you gave me rats. The rodents were gathered together, the cats slept in the Sun’s blindness, and the rats rose like the Moon, in the light at the edge of the cheese.
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Teaspoon
Teaspoon
Posts: 849

10/13/2017
An Innocent Spy, looking over the top of this year's edition of "Welbourn's Guides to Everything" with a certain amount of difficulty (for it is a hefty tome), smiles quietly to himself. "Nothing I'd be allowed to talk about for, ooh, another century? But never mind me."

"If London began a war with Parabola, whose side would you be on?"

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Truth lies at the bottom of a well.

http://fallenlondon.storynexus.com/profile/Alt%20Ern
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Teaspoon
Teaspoon
Posts: 849

10/15/2017
The Spy's tone turns terse and uncommunicative. "Good grief, no. But then I wouldn't take honey anyway. Not everybody does, you know."

"A question of direction. East, or North?"

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Truth lies at the bottom of a well.

http://fallenlondon.storynexus.com/profile/Alt%20Ern
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Daedalus_Falk
Daedalus_Falk
Posts: 166

10/15/2017
Teaspoon wrote:
The Spy's tone turns terse and uncommunicative. "Good grief, no. But then I wouldn't take honey anyway. Not everybody does, you know."

"A question of direction. East, or North?"


South.

Which of the city's myriad factions do you identify most strongly with?

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For I was hungry, and you gave me rats. I was thirsty, and you gave me rats. I was naked, and you gave me rats. The rodents were gathered together, the cats slept in the Sun’s blindness, and the rats rose like the Moon, in the light at the edge of the cheese.
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Six Handed Merchant
Six Handed Merchant
Posts: 97

10/15/2017
Daedalus_Falk wrote:
Which of the city's myriad factions do you identify most strongly with?


The Bohemians. They are the most welcoming, creative, charming, open-minded, and the least...squeamish...lovers you could ask for in all of London.

The Six Handed Merchant swirls their brandy thoughtfully as you hear a loud thump from the linen closet behind them.

"That? Oh, we all have skeletons in our closets. Speaking of which, what is the worst thing hiding in your closet at the moment?"

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    The Six Handed Merchant: Private detective, good samaritan, scandalous social progressive, Soul Shepherd with the CVR, orphanage patron/matron, Correspondent, Nocturnal Bohemian, labor union backer, radical academic, truth seeker, free thinker, spider whisperer, honey-dreaming hedonist, Extraordinary Mind. If it's truth you seek, The Six Handed Merchant is the gentlemen-, er, lady-, er, detective you need! Just pay no mind to that Eradication Officer tailing Six: that poor fellow is simply out of his mind!

    Six's Mantlepiece (I am available for roleplaying and SAs. My schedule is pretty full, so please PM me first to work out the details.)
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    Lamia Lawless
    Lamia Lawless
    Posts: 604

    10/15/2017
    "A stained red velvet gown."

    Have you ever tried your hand at something far outside of your skill set? What was it?

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    The Harmonic Hellfarer
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    Teaspoon
    Teaspoon
    Posts: 849

    10/15/2017
    "I tried deducing all the Correspondence from scratch once. That's kind of a big job, it turns out."

    "If for some reason you couldn't stay in London any more, where in the Neath would become your new home base?"

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    Truth lies at the bottom of a well.

    http://fallenlondon.storynexus.com/profile/Alt%20Ern
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    Daedalus_Falk
    Daedalus_Falk
    Posts: 166

    10/15/2017
    Teaspoon wrote:
    "I tried deducing all the Correspondence from scratch once. That's kind of a big job, it turns out."

    "If for some reason you couldn't stay in London any more, where in the Neath would become your new home base?"


    Venderbight. I've had to stay there so often as a result of scandalized exile that I may as well apply for a passport! Besides which, it is terribly Gothic and romantic - an ideal place to brood, or work on one's memoirs.

    Which of the previous four fallen cities do you find most interesting, for whatever reason?

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    For I was hungry, and you gave me rats. I was thirsty, and you gave me rats. I was naked, and you gave me rats. The rodents were gathered together, the cats slept in the Sun’s blindness, and the rats rose like the Moon, in the light at the edge of the cheese.
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    Teaspoon
    Teaspoon
    Posts: 849

    10/17/2017
    "The Khanate, for the simple reason that they're still a power while the others aren't. Well, that and the new-fangled electricity they have over there."

    "How long until the Sixth city, do you thinK?"

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    Truth lies at the bottom of a well.

    http://fallenlondon.storynexus.com/profile/Alt%20Ern
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    TheObdurateWriter
    TheObdurateWriter
    Posts: 2

    10/17/2017
    Imyrr: Sooner than it takes for me to get a damn card game together, that's for sure.
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    What's the worst thing you've ever seen in a honey dream?
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    Patrick Li
    Patrick Li
    Posts: 11

    10/18/2017
    The worst thing? Ah, you trouble me such! Alas, the worst, well, there surely can't be anything worse than-
    *This excerpt has been censored by the Ministry of Public Decency. All shall be well.*
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    Which would you choose to tell? The terrible truth or a comforting lie?

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    http://fallenlondon.storynexus.com/profile/Patrick%20Li
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    The Masked Felon
    The Masked Felon
    Posts: 59

    10/18/2017
    Whichever I would profit the most from.
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    Would you sacrifice your principles if it helped you further your goals?
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