You try the door and are quite surprised to find the door unlocked. You slip in side and close the door behind you quietly. Tewi is standing there, digging through a box. You seem to be in a guard station of some variety. Looking around you see your possessions on a nearby table. You quickly rush over and gather them up. You check the box. It doesn’t seem to have been opened. At least, you hope it hasn’t. You sigh in relief. You go to put the button back on when Tewi is suddenly beside you and stops you. “Not yet. C’mon. I got what I needed from here. Hurry. We probably don’t have much time to get out of here.” You finish loading your stuff up, and adjusting Eirin on your back, you charge out after Tewi.
Some time later.
You and Tewi are running furiously. You probably have half of the tengu on the mountain after you at this moment, the only thing keeping them from descending upon you at this very moment is the fact that they have absolutely no idea where you are. Tewi skids to a stop and you follow suit, almost flying off the cliff that caused Tewi to stop. “Well, it would seem that we have arrived at an impasse.” Tewi looks down, as do you. It’s far too far to jump from here, and it’s too far for you to be able to climb easily, especially with Eirin in the state she’s currently in. Somewhere behind you a tengu shouts. Damn it. It seems that you’ve been found out. Well, there’s no choice left you just have to . . . “C’mon!” Tewi’s waving at you as she starts to climb some stairs that are carved into the side of the stone face behind the waterfall. You quickly follow suit, trying to not slip on the water covered stone steps. You somehow make it to the top of the stairs which lead out to a path along side the waterfall. Tewi quickly vanishes up ahead of you. The path heads both up and down the hillside. You glance down and think you see someone at the bottom of the path. You can’t really be sure from this distance, and really, you don’t have the time to bother. You quickly follow up the path behind Tewi. After a short while the path levels off and you find yourself near the top of the falls. Tewi is nowhere to be seen, and you’re not quite sure where you’re at. There’s some foliage nearby that seems to lead off towards the forest, There’s a small rope bridge over the river just before it becomes the water fall, and the path continues off past the foliage.
[ ] Follow path. [ ] Into the foliage. [ ] Over the bridge.
>>23746 Fair point, but we were fairly close-range at the time. Also, they apparently were pretty clueless as to where we were when we first broke out of the guard station and into the forest. So apparently they aren't so hot at tracking by scent.
Erin: "Oh my! You're hurt!" Anon: "What this? It's nothing..." Erin: "Oh you poor dear, let me look at it." *Erin takes Anon's hand an begins to examine it.* Erin: "Well it doesn't look infected, by I think it needs some treatment anyway...." *Erin begins to lick the blood from the cut* Anon: "I came"
Into the foliage you go, almost tripping over Tewi when you do. She quickly pulls you down and out of sight. Just in time, as several tengu fly up out of the waterfall, and start looking around. Tewi pulls you back through the foliage heading towards the woods quietly. The two of you manage to slip away unnoticed, thankfully.
Several hours later.
You and Tewi stop to rest. You’ve been moving non-stop since you’ve left the tengu’s prison and it’s catching up to the two of you. You carefully put Eirin down. She’s still out like a light. Whatever they did to her, it was apparently quite severe. Tewi slumps to the ground followed shortly by you. The three of you just sit there in the middle of the woods, quite exhausted. Hopefully, the tengu are still out searching around various places besides here. The forest is quite thick here, so someone could probably pass right past you with out even seeing you.
[ ] Ask tewi if she knows where you are. [ ] Rest. [ ] Scout around a little.
>>23809 "Oh right, sorry" "Kid, are you ok?" "Im fine, it's just that..." "Hmm?" Anon closes in on Tewi, and lifts her chin up, and proceeds to stare deeply into her eyes. "When I'm wioth you, I can't controll myself" And Anon goes for the kiss
>>23815 Tewi holds still, suppressing here imminent urge to kill Anon at once, which would cause to much noise and would result in the three being found by the Tengu. Seeing as Anon is not willing to release Tewi from his grasgs, she clenches her fist and hits Anon deep into his stomach. Her angered expression quickly forms into a smile as Anon collapses next to her.
Alright, guys, Asking tewi won, And I'll be picking up from there tomorrow. I have to get ready for work now. I might run a little bit more tonight, but it'll depend on how work goes. Anyways, see you guys later.
>>23821 Anon: "I guess all those years of good health are failing you now, you're a mess Tewi." Tewi:"......" Anon:"What was that." Tewi:"Y-you're no longer... human." *Tewi shrieks in pain, Anon is heard spitting something out* Anon:"And you're no longer a virgin."
You know, for all the ways Anon manages to royally fuck up, it amazes me how things seem to work out so that it seems like it was for the best in the long-run.
We fucked up at Eientei, and got Reisen and Tewi in our party. We fucked up with Hina, and got KISSU KISSU FALL IN RABU with the moon bunny. And now with our latest fuck-up, we wind up rescuing Eirin from imprisonment and torture.
Name: Anonymous Species: Human Ability: Manipulation of Failure Age: Unknown, possibly between 18-23 years old Occupation: Unknown Location: Constantly moving within Gensokyo. Orginally from the "Outside World"
I find it worrisome that Tewi didn't want us donning the communicator. I'm not sure if the Tengu could have monitored its signal (no demonstration of the zenith of Tengu mimickry of human technology has been demonstrated yet) but to even be asked not to put it on our ear ...
Now that I think about it, we have an imbalance of cleric-like members (Sanae, Suwako, Eirin) in our party. Tewi seems to be a rogue or a ranger, Mokou is/was a barbarian, and Cirno was the bard. I can't say for Mystia, Wriggle, or Reisen. I think we're a bard too; we do a bit of everything but nothing really well.
>>I find it worrisome that Tewi didn't want us donning the communicator. I'm not sure if the Tengu could have monitored its signal (no demonstration of the zenith of Tengu mimickry of human technology has been demonstrated yet) but to even be asked not to put it on our ear ...
Well, it's possible there are some good reasons for her wanting us to be incommunicado for a little while. Perhaps knowing we still have poor control over our own communication using it, there might be something about it that could give away our position. It could be that Reisen is still in bad shape, and shouldn't be disturbed while still recovering.
Or, perhaps something very bad has happened while we were away...
>>23993 We'll find her when we can, but first we have to concentrate on evading the hordes of tengu ninja that are out for our blood. And the psycho miko with her equally psychotic friends. And the pair up of a God and a youkai who might as well be a god. And everyone else in gensokyo.
>>23959 .00000269%? Sounds like 100% to me. >>23976 Again, Too expected~ Gotta make you consider dancing with the devil in the pale moon light. >>23944 Oh god, I hate you. I'm never gonna see the Ewoks the same again... And yet, it's not so bad. >>23987 Yeah. Go back to Yuyuko. =D (rage all you want over the emoticon, it's perfectly applicable here) >>23984 *whistles* Oh, what was that? Good end? I'm sorry but what is this 'good end' of which you speak? If it is a food, may I partake of some?
>>24007 So, basically, we're going to wind up GAP'D back to the outside world in the end, where Anon must return to his miserable little life alone in his tiny apartment, his beater of a car, and his shitty low-wage job?
>>24007 "The path you walk on has no end. Each step you take is paved with the corpses of your enemies... Their souls will haunt you forever... you shall have no peace... Hear me, Snake! My spirit will be watching you!"
>>24012 Not really, if that's what happens when things go WELL for us in Gensokyo. The Reimu situation is diffused peacefully, we're on good terms with everyone again, Eientei gave their blessing for our relationship with Reisen, and JUST when we're finally about to consummate our love...BAM.
What would make Anon despair more? Being trapped in Gensokyo in a bad situation with no way out but slow painful death? Or having every reason to want to stay, but being denied that happiness to be forced back into a life of misery and loneliness on the outside?
The more you give someone anything and everything they could ever want, the more of an impact it has when they wind up losing everything. Making life hell for someone doesn't mean much if it mostly sucks for them already, after all.
>>23996>>24018>>24020 I'm starting to feel like I should treat this like an anime that's probably going to have a shit ending (like when Claymore was about to catch up to the manga) and stop watching until I see how much RAGE it generates.
I mean, fuck, what's the point of making all these choices if they all lead to a disappointing BAD END? Would you play a VN like Yume Miru Kusuri if the good ends were taken out?
>>24038 Yeah, I have to admit that as fun as jerking Anon around and making the poor bastard suffer can be, in the end it all seems kind of meaningless if it wasn't FOR something.
It's one thing if the story has no element of choice whatsoever, such as in something like Narcissu, for example. But when you make it more game-like, then it's only fair to try to give the "player" at least some semblance of a fighting chance. Otherwise, it's little different than those boss battles in games where it is completely impossible to truly "win" the fight no matter what you do because the story demands you lose like a little bitch no matter how much ass you seemed to be kicking.
>>24045 I think it could all be a matter of what your perspective on "Good" is. Maybe we can never go back to Gensokyo, but can still maintain contact with our moon bunny via Codec and the NEET's internet connection. Maybe we can stay inside the barrier, but for whatever reason we hit a Chobits scenario where we get the girl but for whatever reason can never have sex or something.
Or maybe we all have a seemingly perfectly happy ending with everyone, but only to have it revealed that we're all just brains in jars inside Eirin's lab.
>>24080 Mainly because there's a lot more contunity to considere than before, and I have to check my notes, and a variety of othe factors slowing down. Slow voting included in that, as well as some other various external issues. HOWEVER. Writing like the fist of the northstar shall commence here shortly, I just have to get a few things taken care of, and it's off again.