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[-o-] Wake her up. Ask her where the heck it is that you followed this secret passage to. Is this her room or something?
-[-o-] You should probably get back soon so Wriggle (hopefully) won't know you were gone, but there's still a little time if she wants to talk about anything.
No time like the present to get everything sorted out. The more pertinent question is finding out where exactly you are, and why Tokiko is sleeping here. You have to raise another question if she has access to her chambers and didn't think to share them… Then again, she did say that she knew the secret passages around here.
"I wonder if you were waiting, or if this was just some coincidence." Sighing, you kneel down next to her and place a clawed hand on her shoulder. "Tokiko, wake up. I need to talk to you."
The girl just swats your hand away with the wing upon her head before rolling on her side. "…Oh, heavens no, I couldn't do anything with you in such a manner. Your planks are speckled with so many knots. You know that I would never stoop so low as to go with one made from wood so high in the tree…"
"…Right." You really don't want to what she is dreaming about, as it would probably involve some sort of furniture among other lewd acts. "Well, might take a bit more to wake her up." Shaking her shoulder, you watch her face for any recognition of the world at large.
After about fifteen seconds or so, the ibis' eyes finally blink open. Red orbs stare out into the night until they finally find you "Ah, Garçon. So glad of you to join us. Here, please, can you go fetch me another pair of clogs? These ones are much too lumpy, and full of knots."
Staring at the hand that was clenching thin air in front of your face, you can't help but to stare at her silently for a few seconds. "Tokiko, you're not asleep anymore. You're not handing me any type of shoe."
"How can you say that I am not dreaming? Here I have an incredible helper kneeling in front of me in the nude, ready to assist me however I may." Pausing, you can't help but blush as she studies your form in the dark. "Although, it is not quite what I had expected. My dreams when I was cognizant had one believe that it would be at least thrice that size."
Pointedly covering yourself with your wings, you glare at her. "Enough of that, Tokiko. I've much to ask you."
"Really? Well, I've much to ask you. For one, why are my various feathered fans no longer here? I was expecting the elephants to continue to cool my visage for quite a while. And where is my jar of pickled anemones? I need something to whet my appetite."
"And why are you not turning the pages of my book? Please, proceed to do so. As that tackle seems to be quite incapable of reeling in any fish larger than a crappy, please proceed to use it to turn the pages. Just do not flourish it too much, or I may become distracted from that which I am attempting to peruse."
Well, you're not getting any clearer response from the girl, who still seems to be lost in her dreamland. Might as well go for broke, and make sure to convey something that could get her attention. "I've just come from Wriggle, Tokiko. She… she took advantage of me…"
As you find yourself biting your tongue, not wanting to say exactly what had happened to you, Tokiko herself seems to finally catch her wandering tongue. "That wasn't what I had expected. I don't have those thoughts intrude into my… My dreams…" Her breath hitches in her throat as her headwing begins to twitch. "Oh no… I had wondered when she came earlier…"
Peering at her, you try to guide the sane train of thought from the insane girl. "What did she come to do?"
"She informed me that I was to continue in my current job keeping up the depository, as the newly acquired personnel was to be repurposed. Honestly, she knows nothing of efficiency. It's why this place is half the mess it is, you know. Hardly goes by a few weeks without nipping some new hire or the other in the bud…"
You don't want to think about that kind of turnaround, as that would mean that your own life expectancy is quite short. "What did she say I was supposed to be doing now?"
"Nothing was said. However, she had a very smug look on her face. Quite like how my bookcase looks at my two ceiling chairs after a rowdy session, so I can quite well guess what she had done." Her eyes dart to the side as her headwing actually moves down to cover them. "Of course, I had hoped that such evidence simply turned out to be misleading. Far be it from me to ignore what my nose smells, but one could almost allow a foolish sentiment such as hope rise up in their stomach."
Nodding idly, your own wings droop. "Right… So, she permanently has reassigned me to be her… her toy?" You begin to feel a bit of bile rise up in your throat at the thought. "At least before I had a chance, could plan. But if I'm stuck down there waiting for her, what can I do?"
Your wings begin to close around your body as you try to take it in. "I'm pretty much dead, aren't I? Once she gets bored with me, she will just toss me to the side and tear me up. No chance of getting out again… And in the meantime, she will just… just…"
Arms encircle you as you continue to shut yourself in, not wanting to admit what had been done to you, if it was the last thing you ever do. Your body flinches away immediately, your heart jumping into your throat as you do, but the clawed hands hold stead on your back as the girl pulls your head to her shoulder. "Shh… Calm down. Just take a deep breath."
Nodding, you just push your head into her shoulder as you continue to shake in place. You can't accept it. That isn't what happened to you. That could not be what had just been done to you. And to think, it was going to happen again and again until you get out, if ever you get out.
And if you die, you'd be in a worse position. Stuck in that plant for who knows how long, fueling Wriggle as she grows stronger and stronger… "I just… What do I do? How do we get out of this?"
Tokiko does not answer for a few moments, during which you feel a feathered wing touch the top of your head. "Perhaps it might be best to cut it off at the source. But enough for now. Just calm down, or I shall have to administer my personal favorite antidote for those on the verge of hyperventilation."
Nodding slightly, you lean back, staring at her as you wrap your arms about yourself. "Probably gonna kill myself for asking this, but what would that be? I wouldn't think you'd have any pills all of the way down here."
"I don't. I prefer a headbutt applied directly to the forehead. Much more efficient, and it is oh so satisfying." Shrugging, Tokiko looks off. "Put that aside. You'll probably need therapy to get over that. Then again, they tell me that I need therapy, but they also say that you don't need blood to have a bloody good time. I respectfully disagree."
As off-kilter her words may be, you do your best to nod and do as she says. You won't gain anything by continuing to hyperventilate. You can deal with what did not happen down there later. "Well, if you say so…" Glancing back down at the secret tunnel, you ask one question that is on your mind. "Just… Why are you sleeping in a room that is connected to Wriggle's? Isn't that…"
"Foolhardy? Quite. That is why I prefer to spend all of my time in the depository. It is rare that I sleep in here." The girl begins to pick at her claws, still continuing to watch you in spite of her time wasting activity. "All of the quarters of Wriggle's pets are connected to her own. They are hardly used anymore, though, as she is confident enough in her own power to contain them within her bedroom."
"So, are you saying that she used to come up here and do her business with her…"
Tokiko nods, before glancing towards door. "Of course. That way, those that she attempts to use are unaware the first time, and she can slip away without them ever knowing." Not spotting anything unusual, she glances back. "However, she is quite arrogant, and forgets that there are others that have mastered such basics that include crawling, hand eye coordination, and toilet training."
Considering how Wriggle divests herself of any waste, you might have to counter Tokiko on that last point. "So, that means that anyone could get in there, and Wriggle would not be expecting it."
"If she is as arrogant as I have supposed? Yes, then she would be, thanks to my none-too-large intellect. However, she would see any attack coming from another direction from a mile away."
"So we would need… a distraction…" Your mind pales at the thought. "Don't tell me that I need to…"
Tokiko looks away, wrapping her own wings around herself in an attempt to cloak herself. "As much as it pains me to ask this of you… Yes."
[ ] No. Hell no. Not in a million years.
[ ] No no no no no no no no no no NO!
[ ] Is… Is there any other way? Maybe if we stab her, or light her on fire…
[ ] …If it's the only way… Are you sure this will work?
[ ] Maybe I can please her this time, instead of whatever she put in me.