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Long ago, two races ruled over the Earth: HUMANS and MONSTERS.

One day, war broke out between the races.

After a one-sided battle, the monsters were swiftly defeated.

Deeming them too dangerous to remain, they sealed the monsters with a magic spell.


[] Name the fallen human.

Y'know, it's probably unwise to start now, what with only having the first area all planned out, but, well... I can't help myself. I've been planning this thing for months, albeit slowly, so it's time I just put... fingers to, uhh... to keys and start.

That sounded better in my head.

Anywho, the first update is short, what with the whole, y'know, name thing.
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>> No. 188473
>>188461

Nope. Just adorably terrifying.

I find spiders adorable, so... yeah. Sexy, sexy legs.

But in all seriousness, just try searching for good standard Hourai_doll pictures on Danbooru. Seriously, there just plain aren't any. It's all cutesy, simple stuff. If I'm one picture in and can't find a single suitable Hourai picture, that's gonna suck for me. So, now you get pictures of cetipedes instead.
>> No. 188474
[X]Go after.
>> No. 188478
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188478
>>188477 New thread!


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Two years have I lurked and four have I written. I believe the time has come, and with it, my inaugural launch in... technically charted waters. Sink or swim, I will see just how I've grown as an author. Either way, I hope this silly little idea amuses all of you as much as it amused myself~ Although, if I were told I was going to be writing this as my first CYOA, I'd have given the speaker an odd look.

Criticism is not only accepted, but encouraged! If anyone has anything negative to say, I hope you say it to my face as opposed to squirreling away your opinions~

I mean, to be frank, such things would hardly sustain one through the winter.

I recommend nuts for that.

-ooo-

You awaken not amongst the leafy branch of a tree, nor the damp grass below. You awaken instead to silken sheets and fluffy comforter. Where you once bore the bitter cold, hidden from freezing rain, you now found yourself in a home equal parts pleasant and disconcerting. Warm and inviting, yet... somehow off. It's not every day that one awakens to sharing a strange bed with one's self, after all.

It's an even rarer occurrence when one awakens to finding themselves in bed with two of such copies.

And that's while ignoring the fact that they each were different. The same and yet disconcertingly dissimilar, as if cut from the same material but with different tools; as if one had lead a life vastly different from the other. The taller one looked to be unkempt and disheveled, while the other looked younger and well groomed. The former had the scent of books to her, which I would consider proper if not for the strong scent of varnish and wood. Of course, the latter had the scent of books as well, but it was hidden beneath that terribly overpowering scent of strawberry.
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>> No. 187630
MY question is this.

Was there any way we could have turned the romantic chocolate miko skull into a full-blown romance with a severed head? Alternatively, was there a way to avoid a bad end by that point?


Also - [X]Bad ends.

I HAD MY FINGER ON THE PAGE I SWEAR I CAN GO BACK
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187631
>>187630

Technically you did avoid any bad ends up to that point. I just didn't want to write this for months, so I decided to institute a time limit, as I hadn't expected so much screwing around. I expected the story to not near a second thread, for instance. So, as such, you got the popular book's bad end.

As for the severed head, that would only happen if you locked it in as Reimu route from early. ...Gods, that lie sounds so terrible. But anyways, basically, if you had lost more sanity points, and voted for it, you would have. As it stood, she instead saw it as her child, in a sense.

So, no, there was no way to avoid it, but only due to my lacking desire to turn this story into the true form halloween party arc I wrote that lasted a year.

In retrospect, it was a horrible idea to write it from around 15 points of view, one of which having to be retconned since I started my break from my main series.


...I kinda went on a tangent there, huh? Anyways, that should more or less answer your question.
>> No. 187633
>>187631

So that was a MATERNAL love between a Crested Ibis and her enemies severed head?

It's all the sweeter for it.


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As much as you want to both do something low-stress and not give Lyrica yet another reason to be annoyed with you, that caring part of you would never forgive you if you didn't check in on your most recent party member. "I want to go check up on Rumia first before we do anything." You say, knowing full well that there might be consequences for bringing her up this soon. "Also, Kogs, could you get the egg for me when we leave the room? I don't want to forget it."

"Why are you going to check up on her?" Lyrica asks, pulling back from you and crossing her arms which takes the warmth from you, "She's probably just eating in the kitchen still!"

"Uhm...I'm sure that Zeke is just trying to be a good trainer Lyrica." Lunasa pulls back from you as well and puts her hands on Lyrica's shoulders, "It's probably nothing like that..."

Merlin's expression as she stares at you silently from behind her sister's and crosses her arms suggests that she's annoyed with you.

"Lunasa's right. Rumia's my responsibility, so I need to make sure she's okay too. I don't want to devolve into the type of trainer who'd do things like leave a mon in an underground tunnel, or foist them off onto someone who won't take care of them right." Even though Lunasa's defending you, you know your entire trio is irked with you, and why wouldn't they? That Rumia poses a threat to them type-wise, even if she doesn't mean any harm.

"Alright, fine, whatever. We need to make sure this place is safe enough for you anyway. Since Kogs can protect you, we're going to go check the perimeter fence." Lyrica decides, tossing her hair over her shoulder. Apparently you've made her mad at you.

"...Right." Lunasa agrees, "Please be careful Zeke, and don't push yourself alright..?" She pleads with you, wringing her hands like she simply needs to do something with them.

"I wont, Lunasa, don't worry. Kogs wouldn't let me anyway." You'd hug Lunasa, but
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>> No. 187583
Dang, it's been a full week since the last vote. Guess I oughta call it then.

7-3 in favor of going to the arcade! I wonder if it'll turn out the way you think it will?
>> No. 187584
>>187583
Hope he has a ton of quarters. Can you abuse 2humon powers in pinball?
>> No. 187590
>>187584
Actually I wouldn't mind hearing more about the money used on the New Continent and the subunits, like the cents or whatever, for it.

Who knows what kind of strange money Zeke has!


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Thread 1: >>182674

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[X] Sweep the vicinity with your drone.

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You hold the drone, a gray sphere of metal and plastic about twelve centimeters wide. It’s undecorated save for a small red cross stenciled over the rear maintenance hatch. The only weapon this particular one has is a short-ranged electroshock, not immediately lethal against most things worth killing, but still a useful tool for the little space it takes up. It’s also waterproof to 200 meters, which should be good enough to scan the lake.

You find a dry rock to sit on and get to work, taking out your toolkit and opening up the hatch. It’s a simple matter to remove the standard scanning module and slot in some more comprehensive hardware. You have to remove some other parts to make room for it, though, but that shouldn’t be a problem unless the drone bumps into someone that needs emergency first aid.

You seal the hatch and put your tools aside. With that done, you boot the drone up and let it float up to eye level. After some deliberation, you send it on search pattern in the nearby woods. It seems more likely that some denizen of the forest saw something shiny and decided to bring it home.

In the meantime, you’ve got nothing to do but wait and watch the feed on your phone. Nothing interesting shows up as the drone drifts between the trees. Heat signatures indicate some local wildlife of the non-magical sort, but no metallic objects or noteworthy magic whatsoever.
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>> No. 187113
>>187110
psh
hey
dude
bro
intercoms go both ways
>> No. 187131
[X] Leave, and see if you can’t fulfil Waka’s request. This transaction needs to be completed ASAP.

I feel like the chosen can kinda re-sync up later to catch up on the details of the fight, at the moment though getting rearmed is kinda important. Only a matter of time before Char is challenged directly and we can't expect others to fight on our behalf all the time.

Curious to see how regaining weapons might also impact how one crafts spellcards, if at all.
>> No. 187249
>>187220


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[-b+1-] Ask Rika if she's willing to follow you to the bitter end. This may be the last opportunity for her to back out.
[-b+1-] If she refuses, try to make arrangements for her to escape, but remind her that the base is practically occupied by the enemy. If she insists, let her go her own separate way.
-[-b+1-] Yes.

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"…Wait just one moment." You let go of the girl and glance back at Rika. The girl doesn't even see you as she stares at her friend's bloodied face. "I need to ask someone something." Worries of Marisa doing something once your back is turned creep into your head, but she doesn't move an inch once you release her.

Seeing that she doesn't notice you, not that you could ever blame her, you have to clear your throat and speak loudly. "Rika. Look at me." The girls shaking eyes never deviate from Marisa, and you have to raise the volume once more. "Rika. Snap out of it. Look at me. Not Marisa. Me."

"B-b-but… Look at her! She's horrible! What is going on with her! We have to do something. Oh dear, Oh dear oh dear oh dear…"

"Focus, Rika! We can't do anything for her if you have a panic attack." The girl starts to hyperventilate as she keeps on glancing between you and Marisa. "Please, Rika. Be strong. You said no to your sister, didn't you? You stayed up here. Be strong again, please." There's not much you can do, but you try to sidle between her and Marisa, making sure she can't see it. She'll never forget it, but if you can get her to focus…

It takes a minute for the girl to calm down enough to just stare at you instead of letting her eyes dart around to and fro the entire time. The magic is certainly distracting her, but it's not enough to make her mind crack as much as her friend being possessed by… by something. "What… Lucas… What's going on with her? Do you know? Can you help her?"
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>> No. 187068
[x] Press forward and find them. It's all she can do.

>>187065
Likewise, but indulging our curiosity really doesn't seem worth it here.
>> No. 187069
Good enough for me. Called.

>>187065
Well, that is the question, isn't it?
>> No. 187693
>>187689


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Hey guys, new writer over here. This here is an idea I've had for quite a while and now that my semester is over, I need something to do with my life.
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It is said that humans are the sum of their acts.

That is to say, they have no predefined purpose, and are, as such, free to do, to BE what they desire.

Youkai are different.

They are born for a specific purpose, usually revolving around terrorizing humans in some way. Sometimes, it is more precise, such as causing surprise or fear of the unknown.

If a youkai ever stops doing what makes it what it is, it might as well die.

All too often, they do just that.

And of all youkai, the ones most bound to their purpose are tsukumogami, such as I.
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>> No. 186796
[x] Hakkero
[x] Male

Interesting concept. Let's see how it goes.
>> No. 186797
Alright, it is called for the Mini-Hakkero!
Fire and dark sparks for all!
>> No. 186798
Story moved as previously stated >>/forest/28951


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It was strange, really.

Other people would dismiss it as a dusty old building, a relic of the past (a really ancient past), the remnants of something that they can’t even figure out. Something which should by all means have been gone by now, washed away in the cruel waves of human advancement and structural instability.

And they would be absolutely right. The very fact that it was a miracle that she was even able to find the damn thing in the middle of the dense forest atop a mountain spoke volumes about how out of style it was, as they say.

But Usami Sumireko knew that there was more to this shrine than meets the eye. Or rather, there was more behind it.

After marveling at how the shrine still retained its ability to function as a building, if a shoddy one – she wouldn’t pay rent for it, even if it was half the price of her college dorm – she walked behind it, and waved her hand at the area she knew existed, even as her sense of sight and touch proved otherwise. If it weren’t for the innate ability she had, she would have been fooled by the existence of nothing else but the dark forest, and accidentally walked right into the huge, impossibly complex array of magical energy, that threatened to either tear her asunder into the depths of reality, or bring her through the barrier the permanent way.

And to think she had destroyed part of it one year ago.

Okay, so maybe it was partly her fault for panicking and almost bringing the equivalent of Armageddon upon Gensokyo, and she had inadvertently caused the incident right after, but honestly, can anyone begrudge her for thinking that some man-eating youkai would eventually overpower and either eat, kill, or rape her? And she can’t be blamed for bringing something she didn’t know even existed, can she?

She was disappointed to know that the answer was a resounding NO from everyone who wasn’t busy enough shooting stuff at her to even answer. At least Mokou understood. Somewhat.
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>> No. 186748
>>186747
it's n factorial in the denominator. 0! is 1.

also the answer is e, but that's also not a whole number
>> No. 186749
>>186748

...Oh, that makes a LOT more sense. So it wasn't a normal exclamation point...
I'll just count that as 2, then.
>> No. 186818
e is closer to 3.


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>>185275
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You nod at Marisa. “This is going to be great,” her smile seems to say.

With a swift kick, the door is forced open. A flurry of light follows.

Marisa goes in shooting, unleashing the brightest display of bullets you've ever been a witness to. All the colors of the rainbow are there, shaped into stars and fast-moving rays. It makes you want to stand and stare in awe. But you're following Marisa lead! And she bursts in to the room aggressively, laughing and shouting something about justice and being around to liberate ill-gotten gains. You can't really shoot as many nifty-looking bullets as she can but you can at least follow.

Things inside are hazy. You're sure it's a really nice room. With the fancy red wallpaper with the pattern which is, no doubt, a product of elegant taste. The bullets have scuffed and dented the far end of the room and have basically guaranteed that it'll need an overhaul. You stand next to Marisa, trying to make sense of everything else: a few wooden tables and large, padded chairs are overturned. The sound of whizzing bullets are pretty much all you can hear but you're sure that there's a few confused cries that are coming from somewhere nearby.

“Go right, go right!” Marisa cries out, gleefully, “take no prisoners!”

A rush of excitement coursing through your veins, you do as she asks. Your movements are fast and your body feels light. You vault over an overturned table, by a big shelf stuffed with curios. It's the kind of stuff that would catch your eye under any under circumstance. There's a young girl on the other side of the table. She's holding a silver tray above her head, her slender arms trembling. Wearing black and white clothes and an inappropriately short skirt, it's clear that she's just part of the help. She doesn't even so much look at you. Her lips tremble and tears well up in her eyes. You leave the fairy behind, deciding that complementing her on her nice wings would be a little too inappropriate given the circumstan
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>> No. 186648
[x] You'll go get this Sakuya but she better turn over the stone for safekeeping.
>> No. 186653
[x] You'll go get this Sakuya but she better turn over the stone for safekeeping.
This seems like the most in-character choice.
>> No. 186735
[x] You'll go get this Sakuya but she better turn over the stone for safekeeping.


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It’s my first time writing something for this board, so I hope you guys like this, and are willing to put up with a newbie like myself.

I’ll also admit that this is actually a restart of a quest I tried on a different board, so you’re technically getting recycled content. But I've tweaked it a bit, and hope to actually get somewhere with it this time.

So, enjoy.

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There's times when you ponder the wisdom of moving out to the boonies for a job.

The incredibly spotty phone service, narrow mountain roads, tiny stores, non-existent night-life, and overly superstitious locals that act like going outside at night means taking your life into your own hands don't exactly provide much incentive.

But then, a job's a job, and you'll take what you can get in this economy.

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>> No. 186650
[X] Gain a Name, and along with it the perils of identity.
-[X] Akari Yokohama
>> No. 186651
>>186649
>>186650

CHECK THE POST DATES YOU NIGGERS THIS THING'S A YEAR OLD
>> No. 186656
>>186651
#REKT


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THREAD ONE: >>185269
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“FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU-” you scream, so loud that you are faintly aware of glass breaking in the distance, and slam your pillow onto Koishi's head.

“Oh my gods-” says Ms. Cuddles, leaning through the door, and your head REFLEXIVELY SNAPS to glare at her.

“-UUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU-” you continue, STARING HER DOWN.

Cuddles SHRINKS under your FORMIDABLE GAZE. “I, uh, I mean, oh my God-Emperor?

Correction doled out, you return to your beating. “-UUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU-”

Koishi is weathering your barrage with aplomb. That, or she's unconscious. Either case is UNACCEPTABLE, so you pause to grab her shirt, haul her to her feet, and shake her about. Now that you aren't RAINING FLUFFY BLOWS upon her, you can see she is PRETTY OUT OF IT, but STILL AWAKE, so you LEAN IN until your mouth is right next to her ear. “-UUUUUUUUUUUUUUUCKING ASSHOLE YOU DON'T GET TO TAKE A BREATHER!”

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186612
[X]GOD-EMPRAAAAAAAH FINGAAAAAAAAHH!!!!

I CAN'T NOT VOTE FOR MY ANGER, MY HATRED AND ALL OF MY FURY!!!

WHERE'S THAT ONE DRAW FAG!? ANGRY MARINE'S DOING GOD FINGER! WE FUCKING NEED YOU!
>> No. 186613
OKAY THIS TIME IT TOTALLY WASN'T MY FAULT THAT I COULDN'T DO ANYTHING BEFORE THE DAY WAS OVER, BUT ANYWAY WE'RE IN AUTOSAGE AGAIN, ASSHOLES! I'M CALLING IT HERE FOR LETTING THE RAGE CONSUME YOU, AND THAT SHIT'LL BE IN A NEW THREAD!
>> No. 191978
I FIGURE I SHOULD PROBABLY LINK THREAD THREE EVEN THOUGH I'M A LIKE A FUCKING YEAR LATE, JUST FOR FUTURE READERS

>>186634


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