!rFAGH.MMLE 2008/12/01 (Mon) 23:44 No. 20273
[X] Sigh. Holster the knife. Snatch the bag out of his hands while leisurely passing by.
That guy is a fucking criminal, and doesn't even try to hide it. Bah, he practically brags about his ingenious plan! Why should I hold back?
But... she asked. That girl asked.
As a man, what should I do, being pleaded to like that? If I simply ignored her request, it would be like... Like neglecting her request, duhh. The point is, what should a man do in a situation like this?
The answer is: forfeit. Calm down and abide by the woman's whim. Isn't it like that everywhere? We, men, are the heads of the world, but women are the necks.
And so, not without regret, I holster my knife and sigh. Silently enough for him not to hear me, but loudly enough to let the world around me know - what a goddamn bother it is to be with her. Why am I doing this again? Oh, I don't even want to know the answer.
Ah, and just like that, I start leisurely walking towards the shrine, outwardly not paying any attention to the thief, my eyes closed, my mouth taking deep, refreshing breaths.
That is, until I feel the 'hostile' presence get close enough.
Muttering a sarcastically suprised gasp, I easily snatch the bag out of his fingers. Like taking a candy from a kid. Laughable.
He lets out a dumbfounded groan while I continue strolling towards where Reimu is standing, still looking a bit worried about the whole thing. Only when I send her a playful wink, her shoulders relax and slump down a bit. She worries too much, that girl.
"H-hey!" Ah, yes, of course, he wouldn't give up so easily, right? No, perhaps because he feels stupid for letting his guard down like that, his resolve to retaliate is bigger than it would normally be... "What do you think you're doing, rascal?!" Ah, how irritating. He really is stupid, isn't he. Doesn't he know who he's insulting? I'm a goddamn spider, motherfucker. Calling me a 'rascal' is highly inappropriate! "Give that back!"
Of course, only a fool would listen, and I'm not a fool, mind you.
"No way." I throw a half-assed response, without even looking back. "Go choke on a youkai dick."
Ahaha, this is awesome. Jut by taunting a little I made him actually start charging towards me. No, I can't see that, but damn, he's not trying to hide it. Heavy steps, loud panting, this guy doesn't know jack about sneaking. At all.
I sigh and shrug to Reimu.
Three, two, one...
"Give it ba--"
My body spins with it's arm outstretched, my hand clenched into a fist. Half-circle, 190 degrees, curved trajectory.
Cutting off his words, I drive my fist into his face.
His human body, helpless against such an impact, flies several meters backwards, landing on the stairs' edge. Aw, I messed up. I wanted him to roll down the slope. Tch, tch, too bad.
He tries to stand up, but all it yields are a few pained coughs.
I send Reimu another wink - partially to assure her of the lack of murderous intentions on my side, partially just because I enjoy this situation - and start walking towards the guy, grinning like an idiot.
He looks up, reciprocating the spiteful stare. Tough guy, huh? Now that's... annoying. So he's looking to play, huh? Alright, I guess I've got some time to kill.
"Who the hell do you think you a-- ghh..."
He tries to insult me again, but mother nature's on my side today - his voice dissolves into another series of coughs.
"Aw, aw, aw." I force a fake worry into my tone "Look at you. All dirty and beaten up. Bet ya didn't see that comin', huh?" a grin stretches my lips "You've chosen a bad day to mess with the Hakurei, stranger."
I squat beside him, taking care to kick some sand into his eyes while doing so.
"You see, I happen to like that girl. Mhm, I know what you villagers think about Reimu, but tell ya what." I lower my voice to a whisper "You can tell everyone this: if they ever try to do something to my shrine maiden, the spider of Hakurei is going to rape them in their sleep. Just like I'm going to rape your ballsack with a knife if you don't get out of here in... let's say, three seconds."
Amazing what resolve can do to one's body. I mean, move it at such amazing speed despite being tired and wounded. If it wasn't for the fact that I'm laughing like a moron, I'd probably care enough to see if he actually took more than three seconds to jump down at least 20 steps down the stairs.
But, but, that's not all.
"Ya forgot something!"
With a cheerful yell, I throw the bag of money at his escaping figure.
Bingo, it knocks him down like a rag doll.
A pair of hands wraps around my shoulder, accompanied by something warm pressing against the rest of my arm. Reimu.
"... will he be alright?"
I look down at the guy, now tumbling down the stairs like a wooden beam.
"No, I don't think so."
"Serves him right."
Ah, ah? Didn't you just ask me not to hurt him? And now what? 'Serves him right'? It's astonishing how fast this girl can change her mind.
"I should've given him at least one more-- pffh!"
My words get cut off by the spectacle that greets my eyes when I glance aside, at her, clinging onto my arm. I know, she's doing it more to make sure that she doesn't trip and fall down the stairs as well while leaning forward, observing the guy slowly tumble out of her sight, but... Goddamnit, from this angle, I can see down inside her shirt. N-no, there's nothing to see there, just that... bandage wrapped around her chest, but...
"Hm, what's wro-- wha?"
I quickly jump aside, breaking free of her grasp. Jesus, for what sins..."Why does she torture me so? That was uncalled for, Hakurei! Pleasant, but goddamnit, uncalled for!
"I'm gonna get the bag!"
Without waiting for her answer, I quickly descend the stairs, trying not to let my mind wander too far inside her clothes.
Damn you, Hakurei. Damn you.
[cuh-rayzee option, Reimu points, shrine routes]