Still got one bag of hot fries, one snickers bar, beer in the fridge, and I haven't eaten all day. time to do this thing!Archives here: http://suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com/archive.html?tags=Strike+witches+1989Character sheet here: http://pastebin.com/zFxWNup1the sheet is basically a cilf notes version of the quest so far, lot less reading than an archive binge. +++You woke up a few hours ago, in the arctic predawn. The other rooms, besides the one occupied by Princess Katsumi and her wingmate, were still empty, giving you an all-too-rare look into the personal lives of your squadronmates. Or, well, the status of their rooms, anyway. Merlin tends to keep your room at least somewhat clean and organized- enough so that you're not tripping on crap. You haven't been in long enough for her to start decorating, but once she does, you know the room will be full of posters of fighter aircraft and whatever NASA's latest thing is. Wandering by Ice and Slider's room was like looking into the aftermath of a massive storm. Clothes, paperwork, personal belongings, strewn everywhere. Ice's desk- at least, you guess it's Ice's desk- sits like an island of serenity, clean and plainly kept that way. Slider's mirrors the havoc around it, with a half-eaten bag of potato chips sitting next to a book, her place in it marked with a shotgun shell. A few letters sit on the desk- one opened, two unopened, an unopened one in the trashcan next to it. Ice's desk looked devoid of personal correspondence, but she could just as easily have them filed away somewhere. 1/2
Maverick and Goose's room was a study of contrasts. Over Maverick's bed, predictably, hung the tattered confederate battle flag she claims was carried by one of her grandfathers at Gettysburg. You're not so sure of the truth of that claim, but it certainly looks old. Her desk was empty- you've never, ever seen her do an ounce of paperwork in your entire time with the squadron- though a battered-looking six-shooter was prominently displayed on it. You make a mental note to ask her about that one day, if for nothing else than to hear the story she'll make up. Goose's side of their room, however, looked painfully empty- till you noticed the little things. A colorful quilt, not the drab wool blanket you're issued, covered her bed, and a small teddy bear sat protectively on the pillow. A small vase with a few flowers- wildflowers? Here? Now?- sat on her desk, while a black-bound notebook lay open next to a pen. A few letters dotted the desk, all opened, and several pieces of balled-up paper occupied the trash can. 2/3 (oops)
Katya's room was piled with books. Hundreds of them- honestly, you're not sure how she got them all, let alone got them all here. The second bed is littered with small stacks of books, the floor has piles ranging height from two or three up to as tall as you, the desk is covered in open books, each a different type and subject. Hawking's A Brief History of Time sits open next to a copy of the complete works of Edgar Allen Poe, a page marked with a ribbon. On top of those lies the Book of Five Rings, and on the other side of the desk, Clausewitz's On War occupies the same space as the Lord of the Rings. Those sights aside, however, you feel like you're up far, far too early. Unfortunately, you also know that you're awake enough that going back to bed is out of the question. On the bright side, this does afford you the chance to perhaps catch up on the news, or maybe cook breakfast for everyone in the house.  More coffee and news. They can fend for themselves.  I can always check the newspaper later. Let's make morning chow.
>>22740178>[x] More coffee and news. They can fend for themselves.lets see whats going on
>>22740178> More coffee and news. They can fend for themselves.Lets see how things are in other parts of the war.
>>22740178> More coffee and news. They can fend for themselves.See what kind of news there is on the European front or maybe if there any kind of fallout from that White House party.
 More coffee and news. They can fend for themselves.
>>22740178> More coffee and news. They can fend for themselves.
>>22740178> More coffee and news. They can fend for themselves.And Katya has good taste in books. I approve.
>>22740178[X] More coffee and news. They can fend for themselves.Coffee and TV until someone else is up, then we'll help her make morning chow.
[X] newstime son
[x] More coffee and news. They can fend for themselves. You've been fairly information-starved recently, and that ends up overriding your desire to make food by a great deal. You set up another pot of coffee- not that you need to, but hot coffee is always better than cold coffee in your opinion. The lounge seems empty, and the base outside is pitch black- air raids aside, there's no sense in lighting it up for any soviets that might be looking. The runway is unlit as well, for the moment- they'll turn those lights on when air operations are running, but not before then. Of course, as far as you know, there's not a whole lot of aircraft here right now anyway. Yours, some support birds, a few base hacks, that's about it. You're sure that reinforcements are already on the way, cooked up by some desk jockey somewhere, but right now, the phrase 'empty' seems to describe the base the best. Even if your fellow fighter crews make up less than a quarter of the personnel on base, without them, the place just seems deserted. You flop out on one of the couches after finding the TV remote, and turn it on. Though the armed forces network seems to be the default setting around here, the base actually has a surprisingly good selection of channels- you're able to find a civilian early morning news broadcast without too much trouble. The news is mostly focused on Europe, of course. The recent NATO withdrawal to Berlin is the big story, with a renewed soviet land offensive shoving back allied units from their prepared positions. NATO air domination in the area seems to still be a fact, though you wince when the newscaster starts talking about the losses that soviet air defenses have caused among pilots in the theater. 1/2
NATO witches in the area have started a rotation, with their units spending a few weeks at the front, a few weeks in France, and a few more back in Britain resting. While it's got to beat being on the line the whole time, it's still got to be harsh- this was apparently instituted to help combat fatigue on the NATO witches. Soviet witches, meanwhile, are showing up in limited numbers, further stretching strained NATO assets. Imperial Japan's entry into the war is matched by scenes of Japanese ships streaming out of port- the caption along the bottom of the screen notes that it's old footage, and that no one is commenting on the possible Soviet reaction. Meanwhile, the battle of the Bering sea has already made the news- though the report is pretty scattered, and there's no video footage, the navy has confirmed the loss of the USS Kitty Hawk, though they haven't reported the actual number of sailors lost, it has to be high. Of course, the navy spokesman hastens to add, the soviets lost every asset they had in the area, and the sailors, airmen and marines of the task force performed their missions admirably, despite the presence of unexpected martian dreadnaughts. The UNEDF, as well as the UN's Marswatch program have both made official statements that they're looking into the presence of martian weaponry in the battle, though both are sure to point out that mars remains quiet, and that the seabed confederations are all claiming no involvement. “Someones lying.” Merlin says from behind you, offering you a fresh cup of coffee. “Yeah,” you nod, accepting the cup to discover it's already about a quarter gone- she must have been sipping from it on the way up. “But who knows who it is?”Merlin nods, watching the screen a bit as they replay their report on the battle. “I just wish we could have done something to save the carrier.” “We did what we had to, Merlin.” “Yeah, me too.”
>>22740913[X] “We did what we had to, Merlin.”"We're only human Merlin, we did the best we could under the circumstances. There's no such thing as a war that you come out unscathed from."
Yeah me too Merlin.
>>22740913> “Yeah, me too.” “Yeah, me too.”
>>22740913[x] “Yeah, me too.”War sucks.
>>22740913>[x] “We did what we had to, Merlin.”>[x] “Yeah, me too.”
>>22740913 “Yeah, me too.”We couldn't have known that there would be a pair of Martian dreadnoughts, or that their anti-ship primary masers would even be operational.
>>22740913> "Yeah, me too."If wishes were horses, and all that.
>>22740913[x] “We did what we had to, Merlin.”"They knew the risks of joining up. Their loss was acceptable considering the circumstances. We hurt the Soviets more than they hurt us. We completed the mission."
>>22740913[X] “We did what we had to, Merlin. We didn't know the Russians would have martian dreadnaughts there. Hell, looks like even the spooks in Navy Intell were fooled."
>>22740913> “Yeah, me too.”
>>22740913>[x] “We did what we had to, Merlin.”
I wonder if we have any martian ships in storage
>>22740913[x] “Yeah, me too.” BUT[x] “We did what we had to, Merlin.”
>>22740913[x] “We did what we had to, Merlin.”No regrets for a good kill. Once we start looking back, we start to unravel.
war is hell
[x] “Yeah, me too.” You sigh. “Yeah, yeah, me too Sam. Me too.”“So what are we doing today?” She asks as the news switches to celebrity coverage and the rumor that Dick Clark isn't going to be at the New year's festival in New york this year so he can do a USO tour with Rodney Dangerfield. You shrug. “Dunno. We're not combat-ready with the boss and everyone else still at sea, and I don't think there's any threat of getting attacked. Right now. Our people ougghta get back sometime today, but till then?” You shrug again. “Well, what about Breakfast?” She asks. “I'm kinda hungry.”Your stomach growls in sympathetic agreement. “Yeah, I guess I am too.” You say, laughing. “Well, let's go then. I think there's some stuff down there for a pretty good meal.” She says, grabbing your hand and pulling.Downstairs, the kitchen still smells of fresh-brewed coffee, and the pair of refrigerators yield an unexpectedly large bounty of food. You've got the stuff here to make all kinds of breakfast food- but the question is what do you want to make? Ham and eggs! Hard to go wrong with that! Waffles and bacon. Can't beat a classic.  Scrambled eggs and sausage! Got some oranges around here too.... Fuck everybody, it's cold cereal and OJ.
>>22741446[x] WAFFLES, BACON & SCRAMBLED EGGSneed to see if theres a tub of ice cream in the fridge
>>22741446[x] Fuck everybody, it's cold cereal and OJ.>fat and cholesterol for breakfastmurrica why
>>22741394>>22741023"In modern war there is nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying. You will die like a dog for no good reason." -Ernest Hemingway
>>22741446[X] Waffles and bacon. Can't beat a classic.Fuck yeah, waffles.
>>22741394> Waffles and bacon. Can't beat a classic. There is no other options. There is only waffles.
>>22741446>[x] Scrambled eggs and sausage! Got some oranges around here too....Fresh squeezed OJ Fuck yeah
>>22741446[x] Waffles and bacon. Can't beat a classic.
>>22741446>[X] Fuck everybody, it's cold cereal and OJ.Give me Fruity Pebbles, or give me death!
>>22741536Then you shall have death
>>22741446[X] Waffles and bacon. Can't beat a classic. Comfort food for Merlin; the rest of the squad will like it too.
>>22741446> Ham and eggs! Hard to go wrong with that!also fuck you, now i'm hungy
>>22741446Waffles and BaconMake the orange juice too, though. It IS for a princess...
>>22741446 Ham and eggs! Hard to go wrong with that! Waffles and bacon. Can't beat a classic. Most important mother fucking meal of the day
>>22741472It's better for you, having your highest calorie meal first trains your metabolism to store less fat.And processed carbs (like most cereals) are worse for you than high fat foods on a calorie for calorie basis.So unless you're eating unsugared oats as a "breakfast cereal", you'd be better off with eggs and bacon.
>>22741536YOUR TERMS ARE ACCEPTABLE.
>>22741446Waffle sammiches.Make waffles. Fry eggs. Fry ham and bacon. Get some cheese and maple syrup.Take a waffle, slap an egg on it, put cheese on the egg, put ham and/or bacon on the cheese, put another waffle on top, pour maple syrup over the whole thing.BREAKFAST. OF MOTHERFUCKING. CHAMPIONS.
>>22741446... FUCK YOUR LIMITED OPTIONS.>[X]WRITE IN: EVERYTHING.Seriously, it's like none of you have ever had a sunday breakfast.Scramble the eggs in one pan, bacon and sausage or ham in the other, waffles in the iron.Cold Orange Juice and hot coffee for drinks.Full breakfast, motherfuckers.
>>22741655this sounds good man
>>22741624I make these too. They're awesome.
>>22741655I know right'murrican breakfast = everything
>>22741655>cooking eggs in a different pan to the meatDoing it wrong.
>>22741719This is a very strange response.Whut?
>>22741719>>22741729>>22741742I think he thought >>22741697Was insulting the Full American Breakfast and not agreeing with it's being awesome when you want to stuff yourself silly on Sunday morning.
>>22741472Starving butthurt europoor detected
>>22741787>>22741789Or just hitting the wrong post...
>>22741446Gotta be waffles.
>>22741624Just do this.>>22741655The whole point of bacon grease is that you use it to fry the eggs.
>>22741787It's also awesome when you've potentially got a long day of exhausting work ahead of you.Like, for example, on combat duty in wartime.
[x] Waffles and bacon. Can't beat a classic.It might be tide pissing but this appeals to me the most.
At least we are not British and eating baked beans at breakfast.WAFFLES, BITCHES
>>22741446[x] Waffles and bacon. Can't beat a classic. LIKE TRUE AMERICANS.
>>22742039As part of a full fuckhueg breakfast, beans on toast taste fantastic.
>>22742045SON, WITH CLAIMS LIKE THAT THERE HAD BETTER BE EXTRA BACON ON THAT BACON.
>>22742084AND BACON IN THE WAFFLES.
>>22742084>>22742088And whiskey infused Maple Syrup>Then murderface breaks down the wall between quests for such a prize
[X]WRITE IN: EVERYTHING. With the available food, you know you can put out quite a spread here. And one of your guests is royalty. Imperial royalty. In one of the last countries on earth, and certainly the last major power, to really give a shit about that kind of thing. Plus, leftovers never killed anyone, right?Merlin proves to be surprisingly adept at scrambling eggs, mixing in a tiny bit of salt, pepper, and onion powder, While you handle the bacon and sausage, as well as making some fresh-squeezed Orange juice. Briefly, you wonder about the sanity of a world that lets you eat like this, while somewhere, some poor grunt is eating cold MREs in a foxhole- then you remember that if you weren't in a witch unit, you'd be eating at the chow hall just like everyone else. The smells wafting out of the kitchen seem to be like a summons- seconds after you finish setting the table with the last plate of bacon, princess Katsumi and her wingmate walk in, both still waking up. “Mornin.” you greet, trying not to burn yourself on the popping grease while you cook up the last of the eggs- not scrambled, this time. “It certainly doesn't feel like morning.” Katsumi responds, sitting down at the table. “Where is the sun?” You laugh. “It won't be up for another few hours, yet.” You indicate the food on the table. “Dig in. I'll be along as soon as I'm done with these eggs.”That proves to be all the invitation they need- you sit down in time to secure the last couple pieces of bacon. “So, Lieutenant commander Bishop, is this usual?” Katsumi asks, spearing another waffle- one of the ones Merlin made, judging by the chocolate chips in it- and reaching for the bottle of aunt jemima.  “What, Breakfast? Yeah, we eat it every morning.” “Kind of. We don't always sit down all together like this.”
>>22742207[x] “Kind of. We don't always sit down all together like this.”oh god its too quiet where are the antics
>>22742207[X] “Kind of. We don't always sit down all together like this.”
>>22741957>wasting bacon grease on store bought, factory farmed eggs>in the year of our lord, 2011+2WHAT THE FUCK DID YOU SAY YOU LITTLE BITCH? YOU DO NOT WASTE BACON GREASE UNLESS THE EGG IS A GRADE AA. I HOPE YOU GET DEPORTED BACK TO WHATEVER SHITHOLE OF THIRD WORLD COUNTRY YOU CAME FROM FOR EVEN INSINUATING SUCH A TRAVESTY.Now be gone heathen.
>>22742207> “Kind of. We don't always sit down all together like this.”Gunny bear~ <3YOu know... we should sneak the presents onto their beds. Just so they'll have a nice surprise when they get back.
>>22742249Whats wrong with store bought free range eggs?
>>22742249>not making toast alongside the eggsSHIT SON, DO YOU EVEN MACHISMO?>>22742256Seconding this motion.
>>22742138Then you put the entire thing on Maverick's chest.
>>22742207>  “Kind of. We don't always sit down all together like this.”And this is more than usual, but we don't usually get guests.
[x] Salute Gunny Bear, call him "sir"
>>22742249I use free-range, philistine.The kind where you can tell because the shells aren't all the exact same shade and pattern, since each chicken was foraging for itself rather than all of them being fed the same corn-laden diet.
>>22742207>[X] “What, Breakfast? Yeah, we eat it every morning.”Fronk is funny guy
>>22742267'Free range' is something they stick on the carton to give all the bleeding heart liberals something to pat themselves on the back with so they won't feel ashamed of buying eggs that are factory farmed.Besides, once you get a taste of legitimate eggs that have barely left the chickens ass and are still warm, you'll never want to go back to eating filthy, heathen eggs.Or be labeled a Satanist.>>22742271>Not soaking your toast in eggs and then frying it in bacon grease to create artery clogging, MURRICAN breakfast of championsSHIT SON, DO YOU EVEN AMERICA?
>>22742256>YOu know... we should sneak the presents onto their beds. Just so they'll have a nice surprise when they get back.Okay, so whose bed gets the lingerie?I vote we put one piece in one bed, the other piece in a different bed, and then label them as coming from two other people.
>>22742256Good Plan for later man, also [x] Kind of, we don't always time to eat breakfast together.
>>22742381Hey now, we got that for Ice and merlin is not for lewd.
>>22742381It only comes in one size: Ice'sThe problem begins when Slider asks infront of everyone: 'so who got the lacy underwear?'
>>22742381>who gets the lingerieNo one. We hold onto that for the future.
>>22742364>soaking toast in eggsThat's French toast, motherfucker.You want 'Murican toast? You punch a hole in the toast, cover the bottom with bacon, fry an egg in the hole, then cover the egg with more bacon.>>22742405>"Oh, that was for me">we say, and then take a sip of coffee with a completely deadpan expressionThe only answer.
[x] “Kind of. We don't always sit down all together like this.”It's the truth here, hell even normal breakfasts are very rare due to Ghost's fondness of "spontantious action scenes"
>>22742403When did I say Merlin was involved?I figured we'd give one piece to Ice, one piece to Maverick, then pin the blame on Slider and Goose.
>>22742207> “Kind of. We don't always sit down all together like this.”
>>22742441The best egg+bread+bacon
>>22742441>FrenchYou take that back you filthy, daisy picking grass eater. You take that back or I'll slap you ineffectually and beg for help from the British.French toast is delicious, though. It's even more delicious smothered in butter and piled on top of sausage.
>>22742505Nigger, I don't see NEARLY enough bacon on that for me to even remotely CONSIDER eating that.
>>22742571That's because the bacon is under the egg and the sauce made from more egg.
>>22742571The bacon, poached egg and muffin are just a vessel for the enjoyment of lovingly prepared Hollandaise sauce.I cannot get enough of that thing.
>>22742534Do you even Monte Cristo, motherfucker?Yeah, I agree French toast is delicious, but I figured we wanted MAXIMUM AMERICA here.
>>22742597Theres just not enough bacon to satisfy me.
Leave to /tg/ to get so caught up in going food retard to actually vote.
>>22742839most of us go to /ck/
>>22742839We've already voted.And food is always /tg/ related.
[x] “Kind of. We don't always sit down all together like this.”“Kind of.” You say, spearing the last waffle for yourself, then grudgingly putting on Merlin's plate when she looks at it longingly. “We don't usually get to eat together, and a lot of the time we eat on the run anyway.”“But there's always this much food?” She asks, sounding surprised. “Usually. We made a bit more because of company, but believe me, the leftovers won't last when the rest of the squadron gets home.” You say, nodding. “Ah. Well, they should be here soon. I doubt the captain will want his carrier that full of aircraft for long.” Ayumi says. “We should be getting back too, highness.”Katsumi looks over at her compatriot. “ Ayumi! It would be rude to eat then leave! Besides, father always said to us that we needed to learn the ways of other people, didn't he?”Ayumi's eyes narrow briefly, then widen in shock. “Y-you can't be serious, Highness! How would the men of the fleet see that?”“See... what?” You ask, totally lost. “The fleet already has one of my brothers and my younger sister. They will be fine without me.” Katsumi says. “What if they don't want us?” Ayumi asks, setting down her fork. “We shall have to ask!” the princess responds, swiveling to look at you. “Way above my pay grade, ma'am.” You say, holding up your hands. “No one ever asks me anything. Well, official. And usually the stuff people do ask me are tricks.”“Tricks?” She says, confused. “Yes ma'am. Like 'does this make my butt look big?' Tricks.” You say, frowning. She laughs. “Well, that's not quite what I was wondering, but now that you mention it....” “Nope. Nope nope nope. I'll be upstairs if anyone needs me.” “Not falling for that one. I'll be in the hangar.” “And with that, I'm going to take my leave. C'mon Merlin, let's go wander around the boneyard.”
>>22742902>[x] “And with that, I'm going to take my leave. C'mon Merlin, let's go wander around the boneyard.”
>>22742902>NOPE NOPE NOPE
>>22742902Are we getting trolled by royalty? I'm not sure how to feel about this...MAXIMUM SNARK, then eat more bacon. Bacon is good.
>>22742902[x] “Not falling for that one. I'll be in the hangar.”We still need to learn more about our new bird.
>>22742902> “And with that, I'm going to take my leave. C'mon Merlin, let's go wander around the boneyard.”
>>22742902[X] “And with that, I'm going to take my leave. C'mon Merlin, let's go wander around the boneyard.”Pick up Merlin, place her on our shoulders, and run out of there making airplane noises.
>>22742902[x] “Not falling for that one. I'll be in the hangar.”Isn't there a manual that we need to read?
>>22742902>“Way above my pay grade, ma'am.” You say, holding up your hands. “No one ever asks me anything. Well, official. And usually the stuff people do ask me are tricks.”>>“Tricks?” She says, confused. >>“Yes ma'am. Like 'does this make my butt look big?' Tricks.” You say, frowning. >>She laughs. “Well, that's not quite what I was wondering, but now that you mention it....”Say "Well, yes, it does, but that's because it's a magnifying glass" while holding up our emptied glass of OJ.
>>22742902> “Nope. Nope nope nope. Keep eatingAfter that go do the presents
>>22742902[x] “And with that, I'm going to take my leave. C'mon Merlin, let's go wander around the boneyard.”
>>22742902>[x] “And with that, I'm going to take my leave. C'mon Merlin, let's go wander around the boneyard.”pic-related
>>22742902>[x] “Nope. Nope nope nope. I'll be upstairs if anyone needs me.”Arrange presents and cards for the rest of the Squadron.
>>22742902>[X}StayShe's obviously flirting, /tg/. She must have been wooed by our awesome reputation and formidable pilot skills. So we respond in kind. Who wouldn't flirt with a princess?>I couldn't tell without a proper look, your highness
[x] “And with that, I'm going to take my leave. C'mon Merlin, let's go wander around the boneyard.”Sounds like Ayumi's a stick in the mud.
Guys, we have the chance to SNARK ROYALTY. This could be the best thing that ever happens to us, and you want to throw it all away? Shame on you!
>>22742902[x] Stay and snark!
>>22742902In a complete and utter deadpan "Yes. Yes it does, and the waffles aren't going to help."
>>22742902[x] Stay and exchange snark volleys.[x] THEN SHOW THE PRINCESS AROUND BASERoyalty and all that.
>>22742902>[x]Other"I'm afraid I'd probably need a much closer look to be sure. Have to examine it in detail."Then sit back and make sure our body language says "Your move, Princess".
>>22742902>>22742983Let's do this. We never let Fronk have some real, classic, Gnome Young fun.
>>22742902[X] “Not falling for that one. I'll be in the hangar.”Gotta read up on the Wyvern's manual and wait for squadmates to get back, maybe dish out Christmas presents too.
>>22742902"Well, do you think my butt is big, too?"
>>22742902>[x]OtherShift into MAXIMUM OVERTROLL.She want to slam with the best, she better jam like the rest.
>>22742983HAHA. YES. DO THIS
>>22742983...The red button...must...not...press...
>>22743070I thoguht we were Frank, not Young. Odds are this will end badly, not that it doesn't stop the retard colony that is /tg/
>>22742902"Sorry, ma'am, I was too busy staring at your breasts to notice."She's nowhere near Young enough to keep up with us when we get our troll on.
>>22742983I can already see the outrage on the face of her wingwitch.Do itttt
>>22742902> “Nope. Nope nope nope. I'll be upstairs if anyone needs me.”git
>>22742902"Well, I can't be sure unless I have an ample chance to compare butts. And I am no expert on royalty's derrieres. If you can get me a wider variety of butts to compare and catalog I can make an *ass*-*ass*-ment if you wish of me.Your Highny-ness.
>>22743099Son, there comes a time in a mans life when hes faced with a choice. He can either stay and fight, or run and always wonder what could have been. One could argue that Tanan was our moment. But I say that was just us doing our duty. So this, THIS is our defining moment. We get to be cheeky to the princess of japan. And nothing is going to stand in our way.
>>22742983She was complaining people are too formal around here.She is gonna love this.
>>22743107>>22743105>>22743096>>22743074>>22743070>>22743067>>22743044>>22743027>>22743033>>22743037>>22743003IT BEGINSTHE RETARDS HAVE ARRIVED; THE CENTER CANNOT HOLD. ALL IS LOST.
>>22743099We are. That just means we have a much better sense of timing and far more professionalism. But when somebody sets us up with a line like that, we still damn well take a swing.Besides, treating her like one of our squaddies instead of like an Imperial Princess is probably what she's looking for right now. And if she's happy, her dad's happy, and if her dad's happy, our new Grorious Nipponese Allies are happy, and if our allies are happy our bosses are happy.
>>22743171YOU WILL HOLD THE LINE!
>>22742902>[x] “And with that, I'm going to take my leave. C'mon Merlin, let's go wander around the boneyard.”Captcha: sMaint LET'S FLYFLY YOU FOOLS
>>22743171If this were a witch in our squadron, would you be bitching this much?
>>22743167This.When we're flying, we're professional. When we're in a serious situation, we're formal. When we're relaxing on base and grabbing chow? Not formal.If we had a stick up our ass 24/7, we'd be no better than Colonel Bitchtits.
[x] Stay and snark.The option calls to me!
Why not both, flirt/snark when at the same time walking out with Merlin on shoulders, off to the boneyard?
>>22743214No, because I know you people are only doing it because MAI JAPANESE PRINCESS WAIFU.You cretins.
>>22743157Frank isn't that sort of person, it may be one thing to lightly troll Col. Bitchtits, it's another to proceed to bluntly hit on a japanese princess. Even if she doesn't mind, odds are some other people would. That and SWQ universe has a history of hijinks coming back to haunt the perpetrators if not utterly derailing whatever we're trying to do.>>22743171Yep and we'll be lucky if the thread gets back on track once they've begun. At this rate, I'd welcome one of Ghost's action scenes out of the ass.>>22743214He doesn't want the thread to devolve to low grade hijinks, SWQ's bad about that as it is.>>22743251Good point there, waifufaggers going to fag.
>>22743251>They're not voting for what I want; better throw a fit.
>>22743251Lies. I voted for it and mine is Ice.
>>22743171GhostDivision:Please don't listen to the goons. I like at least one Strike Witches Quest to be relatively light on hyjinx.
>>22743251I suggested it because I thought it would be hilarious.
>>22743251What indication have we given that we're after anything but snarking royalty?>>22743272All this argument ad hominem, prove to me that doing this is a terrible idea.
>>22743289The issue isn't so much the hijinks in this but the retards trying to derail things into a whole ocean of them... just like SWQ. The whole thing last thread with the brownies and super soakers was actually fun as it was controlled and not a self-perpetuating drive of stupid.>>22743316First prove to me what we have to gain from this risky action. That and this is how SWQ threads end up derailed into the low-grade Hijink muck, something of which drove a way some good readers and attracted a bunch of stupid ones.
>>22743251I'm doing it because it would be funny. Pretty sure that either Katya or Ice has the waifu slot locked up tight, and actually going after a Princess is a whole different story from joking around with one.>>22743272If she thinks we're seriously hitting on her, then we let her down gently. But if she takes it as the joking around it's supposed to be, it'll give her the impression that we're not the same stuffed-shirt assholes that no doubt populate most of the IJN hierarchy.
>>22743316It is inconsistent with the characterization thus far. Frank has been aggressive behind the stick, but quite professional elsewhere. Considering he is currently entertaining someone who is both an ambassador of sorts for a foreign military, and FUCKING ROYALTY besides, suggests that he might restrain any wild hairs he might otherwise entertain.
>>22743388She DID ask Fronk to treat her as a squadronmate. I see it as him just inducting her alittle into the craziness around Spellcaster.
>>22743388Yes.Entertaining royalty who seems to be making it pretty clear that she wants to be treated like just another soldier for a change, instead of an untouchable Imperial Princess."Snark with her like she was Slider or Maverick" is not the same thing as "try to get in her nonexistent pants".
>>22743388Fuck that shit. This quest thread basically amounts to fanfiction based off one of the most stereotypically anime anime ever. Stop taking it so seriously.
>>22743360Alright, that second point is a valid concern. I just don't see how countersnarking someone is a risky action though.>>22743388I'm sorry, this is the Frank who named his sister Octane, has a joking relationship with Nixon, got into shenanigans with Maverick, and a lot more? sure, hes serious when it matters, but off duty and in situations like this? It fits with characterization.
>>22743450Women are infamous for not being able to take what they give out and she might not be prepared for spellcaster brand sort of thing.Why else would Frank's first response be to RETREAT?Also does the word "international incident" mean anything to you? No matter how laid back she might be, that's always a risk, if not from her, from someone else.It also takes one big red button (what you're proposing) to start a chain reaction that ends up wasting a thread with pointless hijinks
>>22743412>>22743427We've had years of time and numerous combat sorties with our squadronmates, they're like family to us, we know them so well.This princess just appeared out of the blue yesterday, and we know that pissing off Japanese royalty is bad mojo. We have no idea what she'll accept as good-natured ribbing and what will cause genuine offense.
Holy crap, some people are taking this snarking thing waaaay to seriously.[x]Snark.Besides, even if it turns out a little like SWQ, it's not like the fallout of the jokes were all bad.
>>22743517I, for one, don't enjoy having my time wasted with bullshit that could have been easily avoided, which is what happened with SWQ.I mean, for fuck's sake, there were multiple threads of nothing but stupid shenanigans snuffing out any hint of plot progression or character development.
>>22743500>First response: to retreatI'd say a mild form of flight or fight. And fronk has shown a good tendency to stick with fight.>international incidentPoint but you forget one thing. She asked the question first. That means she'd probably be ok with a snarky response/prepared for some some of retort.An 'incident' sparked off by the princess herself isn't one the Royal Family will want to publicise.
>>22743500>Women are infamous for not being able to take what they give out and she might not be prepared for spellcaster brand sort of thing.Not gonna touch that with a standard issue ten foot pole>Why else would Frank's first response be to RETREAT?Because Ghost thought those options would appeal to us. I dont know>Also does the word "international incident" mean anything to you? No matter how laid back she might be, that's always a risk, if not from her, from someone else.We are at fucking WAR. International incidents are luxuries reserved for times of peace, not when you have a super power breathing down your neck.>It also takes one big red button (what you're proposing) to start a chain reaction that ends up wasting a thread with pointless hijinksSo what do you suggest, we pick only the plot development over potential character development? We could earn the respect of royalty here, or at the very least make a new friend. We aren't suggesting "HURR DURR, LETS GO CHASE THAT UNRELATED THING"
>>22743578GhostDivision isn't Planefag you know. They have different writting styles. What planefag would do, Ghost won't.That and there were character developpement in those shenanigan threadsor they set up the foundations for future character growth. Subtle ones, sure, but they were there.
>>22743512We're American, she's Japanese. There's at least some part of her that's quietly shocked we have any idea what politeness is to begin with.What I'm saying is, we've got a bit of leeway here.
>>22743578Indeed with the only ones being amused being the morons who keep on pushing said big red buttons as said hijinks weren't as good as say what happened to Malloy recently in SWQ.>>22743626Well he wasn't planning on anon choosing the route of most derpage and going the opposite way he planned. That and we don't know if he'll shut down the chain reaction of derp or not.
>>22742983>touch the butt.
>>22743602I disagree on the latter point, as this is still Imperial Japan and they will be playing by Imperial rules. Which may involve us taking a blade if our tongue runs too far. Further, I would like a reprieve from shenanigan laden SWQs. As much as I enjoy planefags shenanigans, they come at the cost of most plot and character progression. I would prefer this story to keep moving.
>>22743650Now, see, this is an ACTUAL example of fuckstupid.Look at this, and then look at the "Snark Back" option.There's a big difference between them.
>>22743647*Sigh* You guys, it's only a fucking joke. It's really really fucking tame compare to what Young does. And we're not pushing the Big Red button, we're trying to get Frank to cheer up a little, since judging by the opening posts, he needs a bit of cheering up.
>>22743713so easy to make you flip out
Look, at current count, we've got 15 for some form of NOPE and 10 for snark. We aren't going to get snark, but the sheer rage present in this thread is slightly saddening, its like you're not even open to the idea of having some fun.
>>22743740They went full knee-jerk. Some people just can't put their faith in Ghost and let shit play out.
>>22743740I know, I mean for fucks's sake. Good things did come out of the shenanigans in SWQ. In fact, character developpement came most heavily during those times.
>>22743740>>22743764>>22743774I think I know who is behind this....TRUDE FAGS
>>22743740Actually, since the nopes are split among the three options, snark's going to win.
>>2274374015 for the various types of nopes actually. Each of which is a seperate choice.I think we'll get the snark.
>>22743786Hush, you.Minna has already won
>>22743816Or has she?Yeah, she probably did. I mean, unless Kurt comes back, then all bets are off.
>>22743774Not really, maybe before the period of threads being nothing but crappy hijinks, not so much during it.And if snarking wins odds are that'll result in more stupid hijinks which results in more until the whole thread is basically nothing but hijinks.And I'm blaming the hijink loving retards from SWQ for this as they're clearly bored and want to shit something up for their fix.
>>22743833Kurt comes back.As a martion cyborg telebot.
>>22743800>>22743805I VOTED >>22743194 BUT WILL ACCEPT ANY NOPE OPTION OVER YOUR STUPIDITY.
>>22743834Yeah, yeah yeah, mister I can't see the subtle character developpement Planefag's shown in those threads and thus can't trust Ghost Division.
>>22743834Look, I understand losing a good thread to retarded shit. But that doesn't mean its going to happen here. Ghost is a good DM, and I wouldn't be surprised if the nope option won because, like I said, 15 people chose that over stay. Whichever particular nope option has the most votes will most likely be the one chosen.
>>22743844Naw come on, that's way too convoluted. Give Deme some credit.
Win by plurality, you sticks in the mud.
>>22743888Or Ghost, unlike some of you folks, is capable of telling the difference between people saying "snark at somebody who's snarking at us" and people saying "go full retard" and will write our actions accordingly.Besides, we lost a fucking carrier and five thousand American lives last thread. That should keep us in grimdark for a while.
[x] “And with that, I'm going to take my leave. C'mon Merlin, let's go wander around the boneyard.”(When I started writing, this option had the lead. sorry if it's lost since then. I did try to get in some snark though, so hopefully it's acceptable)You stand up, clearing your place at the table and depositing your dishes at the counter. “Well, ma'am, I can't really say.” You answer, grabbing your field jacket from the back of your chair. “I haven't had a real good look at it.” Ayumi turns red and puffs up, outraged. “Why you-” Katsumi's laughter cuts her off. “I'll have to ask after you've had a better chance to look, then!” She says. “I certainly have the best one in the unit, though, yes?” “I dunno about that, either, ma'am.” You say, motioning for Merlin to hurry up. “I mean, some of the other girls....”At this point, you're pretty sure Ayumi would stick out like a flare on an infrared screen. Katsumi laughs again. “Then we'll have to arrange a competition, yes?” You laugh. “Maybe, ma'am. We'll talk to Ice when she gets back. C'mon Merlin. Let's go poke around the boneyard.”You grab a flashlight, and Merlin has the presence of mind to grab a small first-aid kit, which makes sense if you're going to be poking around a boneyard filled with aircraft that haven't been maintained in forty plus years in the arctic ocean air. Outside, it's cold, windy, and humid, with the salt air again reminding you how long it's been since you've been at sea. The base is starting to wake up- other points of light bounce along the ground as Marines and navy SP patrol the base on foot, while a few sets of headlights crawl across the roads, heading here and there on their own missions. The boneyard isn't too far from your building- about a half a mile inland, along a dirt road. 1/2
Rumor has it, way back when, the people occupying the base dumped the worst of their junked aircraft here, after stripping them for parts. Then sometime back around when everybody was converting from turning engines to burning ones, the navy figured it'd be cheaper to leave their outdated birds on site here, rather than ship them back to the states. The 'great graveyard of the north' has nothing to compare with Davis-Monthan, of course- nothing here could be returned to service without being completely and totally rebuilt at a factory. Years of salt air corrosion and arctic conditions have seen to that. Still, there's some aircraft here you'd love to be able to fly- maybe after the war?A squadron of derelict F7F tigercats shares a row with a few hulked P-38s, their tires long since rotted away. Canopies stand open on a few fighters, and looking inside leads finding a few bird nests built on control consoles or the rusted frames of the seats, their canvas only a memory. Further back, larger airframes stand, twin-engine bombers, maybe other night fighters. You heard there's some old jets in here too, but nobody seemed sure on what they were. You know that at one point, all three flying services operated from the airfield, so it could just as easily be USAF jets as USN or USMC ones.  wonder if there's anything interesting in these Lightnings and Tigercats? Let's look around here some more.  What kind of birds are those back there? Let's go see! I want to find those cold war jets. C'mon Merlin.
>>22744054[X] What kind of birds are those back there? Let's go see!
>>22744047Like we said, Ghosts got this shit.>>22744064Seconding this, Maybe merlin can talk to them?
[x] wonder if there's anything interesting in these Lightnings and Tigercats? Let's look around here some more.
>>22744054>[x] wonder if there's anything interesting in these Lightnings and Tigercats? Let's look around here some more.
>>22744047>>22744054>That snark and prudish AyumiThat'll do perfectly, ghost.[x] What kind of birds are those back there? Let's go see!
>>22744054> wonder if there's anything interesting in these Lightnings and Tigercats? Let's look around here some more.
>>22744047Now, see, was that so bad? Did it cause a international incident? Were there fucking shenanigans?*Reads* Hmm, nope. So get those sticks out of your asses.[X] What kind of birds are those back there? Let's go see!Let's see if we can find the Widow
>>22744047See, folks, Ghost knows how to do snark without cranking it to stupid levels. That's pretty much exactly what I was going for.>>22744054>[x] What kind of birds are those back there? Let's go see!Kind of hoping we find a Martian Prick.
>>22744129>the Widow No-mai-gawd
>>22744054> What kind of birds are those back there? Let's go see!Perhaps we can find one of the foremost gnome-mobiles. Oh, the stories its ancient electronics could tell.
>>22744054What, no Bearcats? The F8F needs more love.Anyway, >[x] What kind of birds are those back there? Let's go see!followed by>[x] I want to find those cold war jets. C'mon Merlin.is my vote.Maybe we should ask Merlin what these old birds are saying?
>>22744054[X] What kind of birds are those back there? Let's go see!Maybe Merlin can talk to them and we can swap war-stories with them.
>>22744175It would be made of tears from being left too long in the cold and not being able to return to the sky.;_;
[x] Wonder if there's anything interesting in these Lightnings and Tigercats? Let's look around here some more.
>>22744054>[x] What kind of birds are those back there? Let's go see!
>>22744054[x] wonder if there's anything interesting in these Lightnings and Tigercats? Let's look around here some more.Some locals had a P-38 that was buried under the better part of 300 feet of ice dug up and restored. Beautiful aircraft and it was great seeing it fly again.
>>22744232We need to find a mustang.For Merlin, because.
>>22744054> I want to find those cold war jets. C'mon Merlin.C'mon, daddy needs a Phabulous Phantom!
This isn't going to result in Merlin projecting her sadness at the scrapped lanes into a desire for Older dudes, is it?
>>22744441>implying she doesn't already have a fondness for a certain older man in her life.
>>22744441>>22744484MERLIN IS NOT FOR LEWDS!That's what we have Ice for.
>>22744484Merlin is not for lewds.>>22744502Thats what we have Katya for[/spoiler]FTFY
>>22744502>>22744518>not SliderBro lewds are the best lewds
>>22744502>>22744518Romance doesn't always equal lewds unless you're some neckbeard from /jp/
>>22744054> wonder if there's anything interesting in these Lightnings and Tigercats? Let's look around here some more. > What kind of birds are those back there? Let's go see!Do both, because the lightning is awesome, but I wanna see if Ghost works in other referencesAlso, curse you Tuesdays. I inevitably go into work tired on Wednesday cuz of SW89
>>22744618ITs worth it and you know it!
>>22744638I know. Coffee exists for a reason, and my office has one of those nifty coffee makers that makes them out of the little plastic things. Low maintenance
>>22744856But does it make good coffee?
[x] What kind of birds are those back there? Let's go see!Deeper into the boneyard, the hulks of bigger aircraft stand- relics of a bygone age. Six ancient B-25s stand next to a pair of PB4Y-2 Privateers, and a single oddly shaped bird with a pair of wing-mounted pods with glass up front and a pusher engine behind it. The other side of the row shows a pair of late-model P-61 fighters, their distinctive black paint long since faded to a dark grey. Next to them, a PBY and a PBM sit, along with another flying boat, it's paint faded to a light green, but the roundel of the IJN still clearly visible on it's rear fuselage. “Wow.... “ Merlin breathes, shining her flashlight up through the cockpit of a P-61, the glass clouded over by years of exposure. “Yeah...” You agree, similarly impressed. You know that, if you make it out of this whole deal in one piece, you'll be back to salvage some of these birds. A pair of single engine fighters- F4U corsairs- squat at the end of the row, one resting on it's belly, it's gear collapsed years ago. Hard to say what their history is- but both show the distinctive patching of combat veteran aircraft. “Should we keep going?” Merlin asks.  “yeah, let's see what else is in here. Looks like there's some big birds over there” “Let's look in these old gals, see what we can find. “ “I heard there were jets here. Wonder where they are?”
>>22744889>[x] “Let's look in these old gals, see what we can find. “
>>22744880Meh. It's decent and it's caffeinated. And then I load it up with sugar>>22744889> “Let's look in these old gals, see what we can find."Corsairs, P-61s, PBYs and IJN Flying boats? You're too good to us graveyard
>>22744889[X] “Let's look in these old gals, see what we can find. “
>>22744889> “Let's look in these old gals, see what we can find. “
>>22744856Nespresso?It makes some good beans for the price.>>22744889[x] “Let's look in these old gals, see what we can find. “
>>22744889[x] “Let's look in these old gals, see what we can find. “
>>22744936>Nespresso?Nah, it's one of them...Keurig(?) things I think.
>>22744949Ah. That.Nespresso is good enough to drink black.
>>22744889Explore these old birds, but be gentle with em. But seriously, get Merlin to try and talk with them a little.
[x] "I heard there were jets here. I wonder where they are?"Better technology, better plane.
>>22745019>Better technology, better plane
>>22745019I'll bet you think a shitty little Civic is a better car than a Shelby GT500 Fastback.Fucking heathen.
>>22745001I'm pretty sure Merlin can't cast Speak With Dead.
>>22744889[x] “yeah, let's see what else is in here. Looks like there's some big birds over there”
[x] “Let's look in these old gals, see what we can find. “
>>22745100They aren't Dead, just Old and Asleep.
>>22745145If shes polite about it we could get some cool war stories from them.
>>22744889[x]Let's see what else is in hereI'm hoping for an A7M "Sam". That would be pretty cool.
>>22745145Man I know little to nothing about aircraft maintenance and restoration but that ( >>22744889 ) looks pretty dead to me.
>>22745085>Shelby GT500 Fastback.Kid, when you talk old cars and you want style, power, and comfort, theres only one car you turn to. And thats the Model J.
>>22745145> Commune with warrior spirits of past aircraft
[x] “Let's look in these old gals, see what we can find. ““Let's poke around these birds some, see if we can find anything interesting.” You say, sweeping your flash light over the privateers and onto the aircraft next to them. “Any Idea what that thing is?” you ask Merlin, indicating the shining aircraft. She shakes her head. “No clue. Doesn't look like anything I've ever seen.”"Can you ask it?" you say, holding your fingers up by your head in poor imitation of her familiar's wings. Merlin shakes her head. “Junkyards are.... unpleasant.” She says, nervously. “Not all machines want to rest, especially aircraft. They... they miss the sky. Especially old warriors like this. I'd rather just let them sleep”.You grunt in response, looking for a foothold so you can climb up. Merlin walks over, looking up as you find enough purchase to climb on top of the aircraft's wing. Looking inside the fuselage shows a station for a gunner, as well as a two place cockpit- pilot and navigator, maybe? Pilot and radio operator? Hard to tell. The two wing nacelles show what looks for all the world like a gunner’s station, but the mount up front is too big for any gun you've ever seen in an aircraft from this era- looks more like a tank gun mount than anything else, at least 30mm, possibly bigger. 1/2
You jump down, walking over to examine the B-25s. They're in really bad condition- enough that you're not going to mess with them. These six old birds have seen hard, hard use, and earned their rest, you think to yourself. The P-61s are both in passable condition- better than you thought they'd be, considering they're probably older than the tigercats you saw earlier. Still, it's a relative thing- they're not in good shape regardless of if it's better than others or not- the gun turrets on top are long gone, and the noses sit open, revealing empty cavities where the radars once sat. One aircraft still has it's engines, though, which is fairly surprising. Checking the one with it's engines, though, reveal that the interior is shot. The flight controls have been removed, and the instrumentation panel is a hollow wreck- a few gauges still exist, but most others are just a tangle of wire and little else. Scorch marks on the deck behind the gunner's seat tell something of the aircraft's history- but what it is, you can't say. The roar of jet engines interrupts your search. You pop your head out the canopy in time to watch a Wyvern, virtually the twin of yours save for it's paint land, followed shortly by the distinct dot of a witch. “Hey Frank!” Merlin calls, from next to the PBM. “Did you see that? We should go see who that is!” “Nah. If they need us, they can come get us.” “Yeah, you're probably right. Let's go.”
>>22745586[X] “Yeah, you're probably right. Let's go.”
>>22745586I think thats our new additions to the squadron.[x] “Yeah, you're probably right. Let's go.”
>>22745586Someone else has our baby? NuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuAs much as I want to stay and look at the old warbirds, we should probably go check it out
>>22745586> “Yeah, you're probably right. Let's go.”
>>22745586> “Yeah, you're probably right. Let's go.”Seeing as the aircraft is super-experimental, we should probably go see who the other hotshot is. I mean we're the best, but they're probably the second-best. And I'd like to know who's the second-best.
>>22745586[x] “Yeah, you're probably right. Let's go.”Maybe it's the other pilot that was supposed to be getting rolled in with his unit.
[x] “Yeah, you're probably right. Let's go.”The last time I checked Frank was the only one sporting one of those. Might as well meet them and prevent them from getting in one of the princess' traps.
>>22745586[x] “Yeah, you're probably right. Let's go.”Is this gonna be our arrogant hot-blooded childhood rival?!
>>22745586> “Yeah, you're probably right. Let's go.”Sweet, we have some back-up!
>>22745586Ghost.If thats chopper and blaze there will be much cursing and screaming.
>>22745556>but the mount up front is too big for any gun you've ever seen in an aircraft from this era- looks more like a tank gun mount than anything else, at least 30mm, possibly bigger. Interesting. Possibly made for a gun gnome?Anyways, I think that this new Wyvern merits some attention.[X] “Yeah, you're probably right. Let's go.”
Let's go meet the new additions. Great, new characters for the sheet, and me without proper internet til Saturday.
>>22745586> “Yeah, you're probably right. Let's go.”As much as I want to keep looking around, we really ought to go.
>>22745753In canon, pilot buddies of ours.In the meta, Blaze and Chopper are the protag and a side character from Ace Combat 5 respectively.
>>22745556>an AiracudaWell, THAT was unexpected.
>>22745764And chopper... you know...
>>22745827Join me, in saluting Captain Alvin H. Davenport.
>>22745586>[x] “Yeah, you're probably right. Let's go.”
>>22745851Why is his face so smallAnd off-centreOh god I can't stop giggling
Inb4 the pilot of the Wyvern is actually a female aviator.
>>22745851Damn now i want to replay ace combat 5
>>22745882I still replay 4, 5 and Zero regularly.
>>22745851that face, that fucking face.
>>22745876>Non magic females.>SWQWhat in the FUCK am i reading?!?!?!?!?
>>2274591910 bucks says its a warlock in that striker, and our female counterpart in the plane.
>>22745978>warlock in a strikerI don't think male magic is still that well known. Also, Merlin would feel terrible if there are men who can fly strikers when she can't.
>>22746014The Warlock is the unmanned marstech thingie, not a man.
[x] "Yeah, you're probably right. Let's go.">>22746014It'd still be hilarious.
>>22746014Now hold on. I think merlin has a completely different type of power than "normal witches". Seagulls are navigators, making her perfect for radar. Just because they modified a striker to use minimal power doesn't mean she should feel bad.>>22746035I meant it as a male magic user. No way they're bringing back that warlock.
>>22746035ANDROID WAIFU IS GO
>>22746070...I'm gonna go ahead and stick with Katya, if its all the same to you.
>>22746082Katya could be an android....ya know....like in Archer.
>>22746123is it time to reap the barry?
>>22746123Stop ruining my waifu. The adorable cossack's granddaughter doesn't need improvements
>>22746058I agree that she has a different type of power, and that it's pretty awesome in and of itself. However, early on in the quest, Merlin had a complex about not being able to fly strikers like a "real witch," possibly due to her sister and/or academy hazing. Her new Fronk-related trauma has made it less prominent, but who knows if she's still sensitive to it at this point.tl;dr Merlin is not for lewds, Merlin is for psychological traumas.
>>22746070Safety disclaimer, courtesy of /m/. Not like thats gonna stop /m/
>>22746139I don't think so, other Barry
>>22746154That's rather nice of /m/.
>>22746151Merlin is not for psychological traumas, Merlin is for helping to get better. And owing cake to someone.
>>22746154>android girls>ANDroid GIRLSANDROID IS MALE-GENDERED! THEIR FEMALE COUNTERPARTS ARE CALLED GYNOIDS! YOU'D THINK /m/ WOULD KNOW THAT SHIT!
>>22746151Merlin is for suffering.
>>22746151She decided herself not to go back to the academy.She made the choice herself so she shouldn't be too upset.
>>22746070Nah I'm no Ryusei.>>22746151Romance doesn't always mean lewds>>22746182This and having chaste cute romances
>>22746182Merlin is for adorableness and heart-wrenching PTSD when she thought she lost Fronk
>>22746203>chaste cute romancesNigga we a pilot. When we talk about 500 knots and nine Gs all the women's panties fall to their knees.
>>22746189Knowing and caring are two different things.
>>22746234Frank is a pilot (a professional at that), not a PILOT that goes about having sex chicken with a witch infamous for doing anything that moves.Also that logic is for overcompensating 13 year olds, not cultured adults such as myself.
>>22746189/m/ would happily fist androids.male or otherwise.
>>22746194I disapprove of this>>22746203Why can't merlin just be our adorable little sister?>>22746222And owing cake to.>>22746234see pic
>>22746280oh i love papa roach
>>22746288wtf happen to Takanya.
>>22746288Fucking picture derping up on me
>>22746297i always forget to remove that fucking trip
>>22746288Because she might not feel that way and i feel it'd be wrong to brush off a girl as a little sister because she isn't throwing herself at Frank or naming rifles after infamous swords.
>>22746260Young is never going to leave that one down, isn't he?
>>22746297What's that have to do with Snooze and Trip?
>>22746313>after infamous swordsIt was after an infamous swordSMITH, actually.
[x] “Yeah, you're probably right. Let's go.”“Yeah, you're probably right. Let's go.” You say, mentally making a note to come back here when it's light out and you've got some time to kill. Outside the hangar, the guards examine your and Merlin's ID long enough that you're sure they're looking over it- which you don't mind, but you're anxious to meet whoever this is. Inside, the second Wyvern is parked next to yours, the canopy just opening, revealing the helmeted heads of it's crew. The witch- a blonde girl in an unfamiliar uniform- is just dismounting her strikers and hanging up her rifle. Her strikers are odd, as well- definitely not American-made. Delta wing, with forward canards and a white paint job. Noticing you, she walks over, a French navy boarding saber swinging from her hip. She stops in front of you and salutes, clicking her heels together as she snaps to attention. “Lieutenant de vaisseau Rosalie Kent.” She says, by way of introduction. “Marine Nationalie.” You return the salute. “Lieutenant commander Frank Bishop, United States Navy. You're a long way from home, Miss Kent.” She remains at attention. “Oui. I requested to be assigned here. I have heard that this unit is the best the US navy has to offer, and I refuse to serve anywhere else.”  “You heard right, Lieutenant.” “I'm not qualified to say one way or the other, Lieutenant.”
>>22746313We're not brushing her off because she's not throwing herself at us, she just seems too innocent that even wanting to hold hands with her seems wrong.>>22746329...French bitch isn't stealing us from Katya or merlin.
>>22746329[X] “You heard right, Lieutenant.”We do have some pretty awesome people here, we might not be arrogant but we should take pride in our work.
>>22746329>KentDohoho> “You heard right, Lieutenant.”"But not because of us. We've got a whole squadron of some of the best Witches to ever sparkle!"
>>22746329>Delta wing, with forward canards and a white paint job.Is it this?> “You heard right, Lieutenant.”
>>22746329...President Young is fucking with us, isn't he.So do we get the Brit or the Italian next? The Germans and Finns probably can't spare anybody right now...
>>22746329>For a moment I was going to bitch about Ian being a pussy and taking Perrine's name. THEN I reread.[x] "Maybe, Lieutenant. What makes YOU think you're good enough for it?"
>>22746317It's Young, odds are post war he found a way to out do himself, possibly getting caught in the closet in some public place with Minna.>>22746328Ah true.[x] “I'm not qualified to say one way or the other, Lieutenant. But I'm flattered that you think so.”In during epic Kotaboner>>22746345I doubt she'd be bitchy, as the character/art Ghost based her upon isn't a bitch at all. That and her entry is a bit too late to really rival the 2-3 big factions.As far as the other point, I'd agree if not for the bond they've developed.
>>22746329Ian you bloody Englishmen you had to let her be raised in France and[X] “You heard right, Lieutenant.
[x] "You heard right, Leutnant."
>>22746329[x] “I'm not qualified to say one way or the other, Lieutenant.”Should we give them heads up on the Princess? I'm thinking 'no'.
>>22746329And we needed a Perrine here because why again?
>>22746381I like your style anon. The sparklies have pulled our asses out of the fire more than once.
>>22746389Being French, I think the Typhoon is more likely.
>>22746329[x] “I'm not qualified to say one way or the other, Lieutenant.”
>>22746329[x] “You heard right, Lieutenant.”And who's your friend over in my plane's twin?
>>22746260Actually, that is another point: Fronk is probably a few years older than Young was during the time of SWQ. That extra bit of maturity makes a big difference.
>>22746329>Kent>French>Whelp. “You heard right, Lieutenant.”Qualifier:Because our squad mates are awesome.
>>22746416Yeah, I just figured I'd cover all my bases.Also I have a massive boner for the Gripen.
>>22746413Because everybody likes Perrine
>>22746329Ian you dog you.[X] “You heard right, Lieutenant.”>>22746393> getting caught in the closet in some public place with Minna.Well, at least it's better than getting caught with another woman.
>>22746416Wait, what does the Rafale look like?'89 seems a bit early for Typhoon rollout.
>>22746460Google, anon. Google.
>>22746470I'm a lazy bastard.
>>22746460Actually, it COULD be a Rafale, couldn't it?>dem gentle curvesGod damn it's a pretty bird.
From her original commentary: http://danbooru.donmai.us/post/show/818514>She has a very gentle personality, and she's never shown anger to others. She is very much a grandmother's girl, and her grandmother Perinne is a great emotional support for her. She especially loves marigold herb tea. Voiced by Noto.But boy people seem set to hate her just due to her grandmother.
>>22746329> “I'm not qualified to say one way or the other, Lieutenant.”"...but welcome aboard anyhoo. A heads up: We have some Japanese witches about."
>>22746414As an addenum to the post you quoted, we should tussle Merlin's hair (or something less demeaning, drawing a blank) while saying that
>>22746329[x] “You heard right, Lieutenant.”>>22746433Fronk ~26 and Young is ~20-22 IIRC.
>>22746488Forgot the pic.
>>22746329The confusion depends on which side of the river you're on.
>>22746460Rafale's got canards, so it could be that.
>>22746446Not entirely sure if want... I always liked Sakamoto better than the rest of the wichizu.>>22746495Light pat on the head?
>>22746384>>22746389>>22746501>>22746508So basically, because Eurofags love canards, it could be goddamn near anything.
>>22746329I won't lie, I was expecting someone else.
Wait wait wait... What the fuck is our grandmother's first name?
>>22746508It is the Rafale.The white is the paintscheme of the maritime air wing.Also, no way in hell a frog will fly a typhoon.
>>22746536It's not one of Minnie's kids but some other family incidentally named Bishop
>>22746488>>22746501>>22746508Timing seems about right for the first combat deployments, assuming that the more active Cold War prevented the OTL budget cuts and delays.
>>22746536Not a Bishop.
>>22746536YoungBut seriously, there's no way that any of the Young family would allow a son to join MUHREEN infantry, and Ghost has already said that the Bishop name is unrelated to Lynne's family
>>22746544Anon, thats the tech demonstrator colours.Shes flying a prototype, the Rafale A and that thing's first flight was in 1986.
>>22746536Pretty sure it was stated that Frank isn't related to "that Bishop". As in Lynette Bishop.>>22746501>>22746508Goddamn that's pretty.
>>22746446Haw, no. Snooty French snob can have her name forgotten to history.
>>22746460Pretty early for either, Rafale was introduced in 2001, eurofighter in 2003.Suspect it is the Mirage 2000.
>>22746575...we're talking to her granddaughter. Don't think it'll be forgotten anytime soon
>>22746579But the Mirage doesn't have canards. Unless this is some kind of prototype Mirage.
>>22746551>>22746565>>22746559Damn. If we were related to THAT bishop, theres no way in hell we couldn't have gone after Katya. All of my fanboy squee.
>>22746565I know right? Supposedly flies pretty nice too.>>22746579The Rafale was in production for a LONG time before entering service thanks to budget cuts. First flight was in '86. Also, the Mirage 2000 doesn't have canards.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dassault_Rafale
>>22746579Introduced.The first prototype fly in 1986 and those colours match that of the tech demonstrator perfectly.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dassault_Rafale#Operational_history>Rafale A>Technology demonstrator, first flying in 1986.
>>22746607>>22746611See those things just behind the air intakes? Canards.Tech demonstrators tend not to be armed, like the F-15 STOL/MTD. Then again we're pretty much running on Ace Combat physics and those two run around with guns.
>>22746658Apparently those are strakes, and the Mirage 4000 is the one with the canards, my bad.Then again googling Rosalie Clostermann gives Rafale-A, so I'm wrong.
inb4 see you next week.
>>22746329Hope she isn't a bitch like her grandmother.
[x] “You heard right, Lieutenant.”“You heard right, Lieutenant. The girls are the best in the business, bar none. Hope you can keep up with them.” You say, smiling. “Till they get back, though, I'll show you to the house. We're alert only till they get back. Oh, and we don't stand too much on the formality shit here.” She cracks a small smile at that. “Bon. I was worried you might be.” You laugh. “Nah. We're pretty informal around here. You have your stuff?” She nods, indicating a tan canvas bag. “Outstanding. Let's wait for my new pilot, then we'll go get you squared away.” You say. Your new pilots, meanwhile, have dismounted their bird, and are doing their post-flight inspection. You notice both of them fill out their flight suits a little...differently than you expected. And one's got a carbon fiber spring in place of her right leg below the knee. Their bird is painted the same slate grey of a factory job, with the addition of the infamous shark's mouth on it's nose, the eyes positioned about level with the pilot's seat. The tails carry a shark logo unlike any you've seen. More tellingly, the small red stars below the canopy mark that the crew's got 8 kills to their name- you don't know what front they were on, but that's not bad by any stretch of the imagination. As they complete their walkaround, the two of them turn towards you- and you not that they've both still got their visors down and their masks on, which is usually a sure sign of someone trying to screw with someone else.  “Nice try, ladies, but I've been around a bit. Can't pull that trick on me.” “Looks like you two are going to fit right in if you're trying that so early.”
Chopper and Witch Blaze turned RIO using the magic integration suite for the Wyvern?
[x] “Looks like you two are going to fit right in if you're trying that so early.”Shark symbolism? Mmmmm
Rolled 9>>22746911>[x] “Looks like you two are going to fit right in if you're trying that so early.”Fronk cannot into reading name tags?
>>22746911[X] “Looks like you two are going to fit right in if you're trying that so early.”
>>22746911>You notice both of them fill out their flight suits a little...differently than you expected. And one's got a carbon fiber spring in place of her right leg below the knee.>herOH SHIT! TIME TO DISREGARD WITCHES, ACQUIRE STEELWING WAIFU!> “Looks like you two are going to fit right in if you're trying that so early.”
>>22746911> “Looks like you two are going to fit right in if you're trying that so early.”We've already played the masked mystery pilot game
>>22746911 “Nice try, ladies, but I've been around a bit. Can't pull that trick on me.”frank is need deep in pussy by now
>>22746911 “Nice try, ladies, but I've been around a bit. Can't pull that trick on me, but it looks like you two are going to fit right in if you're trying that so early.”
>>22746911>[x] “Looks like you two are going to fit right in if you're trying that so early.”Come on, they should have name tags on their flight suits.
Rolled 7>>22746911>And one's got a carbon fiber spring in place of her right leg below the knee.>knee>witch>shot in the knee>NOTHING UNDERNEATH THE KNEEPTSD Fronk
>>22746911[x] “Looks like you two are going to fit right in if you're trying that so early.”
>>22746911> “Looks like you two are going to fit right in if you're trying that so early.”
>>22746953I used to be a witch, until I took a bullet to the knee.
>legless witchOH SHIT KATYA. You dun shot one of our girls*crying fronk in the corner*
>>22746911> “Nice try, ladies, but I've been around a bit. Can't pull that trick on me.”Enough of the sillyness!
Rolled 16>>22746978I was hoping /tg/ might have more class that that.SO MUCH HATE
>>22746994but she was shooting at us!
>>22747012you must be new here to think /tg/ has anything akin to brains or class.
>>22746953Am I forgetting something?>>22747012There are retards everywhere man. This should not surprise you.
>>22747036Katya shot her damn LEG OFF. Into the bering strait on half striker power. Pain interfering with her shields, she crashed, unable to save herself from the cold. She died slowly, slipping slowly into the black.
>>22747050During the flying carrier mission Katya shot down a Russian witch that was harassing us. Her shots shredded the leg.
>>22747059That's war for ya. It ain't pretty, but shit happens.
>>22747050iirc we (or Katya) kneecapped a Soviet witch recently. Maybe she's a Soviet defector>inb4 the next great wave of "SHES A SPY WHAT THE FUCK GUYS"
>>22747059do you feel like a hero yet /tg/?
>>22747066>>22747075She must have been picked up pretty goddamn fast because, from what little I know of the Bering Strait, sitting in that water without protective gear will kill your ass damn quick.
>>22747088Not really, and I blame the tactical retards here for it.
>>22747088Well, we did shoot down that carrier. And help avenge the kitty. So yes, I do.
>>22747059oh ya you wanted this flying around? with a xeno dread escort
>>22747088Not particularly. Don't feel like a monster either. Unlike Captain Walker, we didn't go off mission. Remember, everything that happened, happened because Walker was too busy trying to play hero rather than just following orders. He should have stuck to the mission and called it in.
>>22747088Yeah, pretty much.
>>22747088Right after they hung your sniper dude, I immediately started shooting up the crowd. Emptied an entire LMG mag into them. didn't realize til playthrough 2 that there was even another option. That realization scared me a little bit
>>22747088War, war never changes.
>>22746911 “Looks like you two are going to fit right in if you're trying that so early.”Welcome them to the unit. Shenanigans are expected between the hours of 0001 and 2359. I am glad to see they took the initiative here to get things off on the right foot. (For the love of god, don't actually say this)>>22746994Unless we have super high-end prosthesis just laying around, I really doubt you have a leg to stand on with that theory.
>>22747138you can, not shoot the civilians? i gotta replay that fucking game
>>22747144So much leg pun.
>>22747144>Shenanigans are expected between the hours of 0001 and 2359so there's exactly one minute of downtime at 0000?
>>22747138I walked around afterward and executed the handful of civvies who didn't run when I started machine-gunning the crowd.Felt in-character, but damn if it didn't creep me the hell out.
>>22747138The only villain here is YOU, anon.I did it too. With Lugo's Tavor.
>>22747158You can shoot over their heads or flashbang them. The thought to do either didn't even cross my mind,Damn Spec Ops, you scary
>>22747161Thats planning minute.>>22747088I always felt like a hero
>>22747158Shoot in the air or at the ground in front of them.
>>22747161Well, there's also the Dark Hour.
>>22747171it was fucking creepy near the end of the game how you order your dude to kill enemies
>>22747206His reload and damage shouts also got more and more deranged
You know, there's at least some chance that Tank Witches '89 could send us to Dubai.
STRIKERS '89: FLYAN PLANES, SNARKIN PRINCESSES, NOT TAKIN SHIT FROM SPARKLIES.
[x] “Looks like you two are going to fit right in if you're trying that so early.” “You two are going to fit right in if you're trying that trick already.” You say, laughing. “But really, we just met. Shouldn't we at least go on a date first?”The two of them look at each other breifly, then, with almost perfect synchronization, they pull their masks off, revealing mouths with very sharp, toothy grins. With lots of teeth. You'd be impressed, really, if you didn't live with a bunch of females who could sprout animal bits at random and act as a nite-lite on command. “Not impressed, lieutenant Styles and... uh, Styles. Related?” you ask. The one with the prosthetic pulls off her helmet, revealing short, spiky hair and a pair of piercing blue eyes. “Twins, sir.” She says. “And while Rose may be too nice to ask...”“It's ROSALIE.” The french witch says from beside you.“But we've been in the air since Seattle, and we're damn hungry. You got food here?” She continues, seemingly oblivious to the interruption. “Food would be good, yes.” Her sister agrees. Rosalie's stomach squeals loudly, and she blushes. “I... Yes. I think I should eat as well.” “Chow's up in the house, follow me.” “Woah woah. Let's see some orders, first. Boss is gonna think I'm trying to start a collection anyway.”
Rolled 10>>22747287Not when Nixon is actively countermanding orders to get us sent from this theatre.
Rolled 15>>22747314> “Chow's up in the house, follow me.” Get their paperwork and see it on the way in.Walk and work and snark
>>22747314> “Chow's up in the house, follow me.”>>22747319He was talkin' about TW89, not Fronk.
>>22747314[x] "Sure, chow's up in the house. Give me your orders on the way there so I can get it squared away with the boss."
>>22747314[X] I hope you girls like BACON.
>>22747314[x] “Chow's up in the house, follow me.”
>>22747314[x] “Woah woah. Let's see some orders, first."Send Merlin ahead to "get things set up."
[x] "Sure, chow's up in the house. Give me your orders on the way there so I can get it squared away with the boss."
>>22747314 “Woah woah. Let's see some orders, first. Boss is gonna think I'm trying to start a collection anyway.”
>>22747314> “Chow's up in the house, follow me.”mutter under our breath about how we're starting a hare...collection of female pilots razzle frazzle>>22747319He said TW89, not SW89>This is Captain Bishop, United States Army. Attempted rescue to Dubai...failed...survivors...one too many
>>22747314[X] “Chow's up in the house, follow me.”"Do you girls like waffles?"
>>22747360But we are starting a collection of smart ass sparklies.
>>22747374>Implying Pants is a glory hound like WalkerSeriously guys.The whole thing could have been avoided if he'd followed fucking orders, rather than being a glory hound. That's the whole POINT.
>>22747354>Send Merlin aheadwith 3 unknown females (2 with chompy bitz) around us and 2 relatively unknown females in the house? Poor girl'd die of seperation anxiety. She'll be stuck to us for a bit yet
>>22747401>Seriously guys.>The whole thing could have been avoided if he'd followed fucking orders, rather than having a huge mancrush on Konrad. That's the whole POINT.FTFY
>>22747314[x] “Chow's up in the house, follow me.”Dear god, man. At least Young had his crew and some of the others around Barin. Here though? Fronk is fucked if their cycles all sync up.
>>22747436Utterly fucked. If/when that happens he's going to hide in the Wyvern and not come out.
>>22747436Luckily Frank isn't prone to being a moronic jackass like Young.
>>22747314 “Chow's up in the house, follow me.”  Look over papers as we walk. Snark attack optional.On an unrelated note:>Ugh. Cleaning up line art is boring. I need a short cut.>Wait. When was that "Take On Me" music video made. That shit is 80s as fuck.>1986>...>Screw it. Close enoughI was going to wait until the thread was called for the night, but I need to sleep. Thanks for the thread as usual, Ghost.
>>22747436Fronk has been living with mainly sparklies for a while now, I think he'll be fine.
>>22747314[X] “Chow's up in the house, follow me.”If there's one thing I like in a character it's shark teeth.
>>22747420We're not going to fix this by completely ignoring it. We need to start with little prods.
>>22747436oh dear jesus that thought is terrifying>>22747467it's....beautiful
>>22747500and now a pair of sharks.....keep limbs away from teeth
>>22747467Awesome work, mate.
>>22747500Anon, thats too small of a caliber for a proper purge. This is better suited for your needs.
>>22747527>Not want steelwing, twin, sharkgirl waifus
>>22747560Look, we've got the ice bitch, adorable cossack redux, and hand holds with merlin. We don't exactly need more choices here.
>>22747527Thats.... that not what you want to keep away from their teeth.They shouldn't be using teeth in the first place anyways.
>>22747585I for one like the idea of befriending the shark twins.
>>22747585B-but steelwing chicks!
>>22747607God damn it I am not breaking out the graph paper to keep track of our relationships. We can be friends with them.
>>22747359>>22747341Get them squared away while they get chow.
>>22747585If you mean anyone but Ayumi for Ice bitch I'd say you're wrong.
lets at least get to know them before we waifu fight, damn
>>22747624B-but they GET IT, man! In ways no Witch ever could!
I wonder if they can bite through steel with there teeth like jaws
>>22747624See the trick is to make them come to us and then get the hell out of dodge before they realize that there are several others doing the same thing.
>>22747648>/tg/>not getting into hilariously asinine waifu wars>year of our lord two thousand and thirteen
Why is frenchie here instead of in Europe?
>>22747677Because she wanted to be part of a competent unit
>>22747677She said it herself: She wants to be where the best are. Why this is so we don't know yet.
>>22747677She wanted to be with the best, where the best fighting's at....She's orky.
>>22747677>>22747709were rebuilding the team....
>>22747655Merlin gets it. And I'd bet my right testicle mav and slider get it also.
>>22747677I'm assuming that the brass is planning for a counter push through Alaska now that we've trashed their assets in the area.
>>22747677Only hint is that she insists on fighting with the best. She's in a far better place than Jake and Co are for a non-europe place.It makes me wonder what goes on in Mouse's head as he seems to make Jake a woman hater and having really crummy luck with his deployment locations.
>>22747717Do we have a Irishman yet?
>>22747677See, that's actually a good question.The Alaskan Front is pretty much all but won, with the Empire of Japan entering the war on the side of the US and the Soviet's Flying Carrier and Ballistic Super-Sub both down.The fighting here is only likely to decrease while the fighting in Europe gets even more desperate, what with the Soviets having pushed the NATO forces back to Berlin.
>>22747717So, who are we missing then?
>>22747754The Crown Prince of Bounce
>>22747754a german I think...
Shaaaarrrk Girl blowjob!Woo Woo Woo!
>>22747754How many sparklies does this bring us up to?
>>22747749Clearly we are going to launch a strike on Russian soil. Possible to liberate detained non-loyalist witches.
>>2274776710 i think.
>>22747709>>22747712Motivations seem clear enough. The real question is how the hell she managed to get transferred to a US unit when there is active fighting going on the European front. THAT is the real mystery here.>>22747727>>22747749Would make sense, I suppose. But fighting through Siberia seems...counter productive.>>22747766>see attached
>>22747718>And I'd bet my right testicle mav and slider get it also.Nah man, it's like the difference between a biker and a racer. The biker might "get" the whole "I feel the need, the need for speed." thing, but they won't get the whole "CAR" thing.A Witch will get the whole "I love to fly" thing, but not the whole "steelwing" thing.And Merlin is our honorary little sister.
>>22747754A Canuck, a few Germans, a Finn, and an Italian.
>>22747763>>22747764Don't these two count as one?>>22747766Hell naw man,
>>22747767assuming the Styles twins are sparkle-capable:Styles 1Styles 2Rosie KentGooseMavSliderIceMerlinKatyaWe had those ground-attack witches show up, but they're not part of Spellcaster.
>>22747830with the twins doing a similar thing akin to Merlin, I think she may end up worrying about that.
>>22747791With the damage we did to the Russians here? It's pprobably easier than fighting through Eurasia.
>>22747817So. It has come to this.ALL HAIL THE BOUNCE KAISER
>>22747859>r63 german youngNO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
>>22747847You're assuming they're witches. And even if they are Merlin is still best RIO. Sure they have mean teeth and probably pull that 'psychic twin' bullshit but can they talk to machines and hack missiles so good that 54s will actually hit things?No fuck you they can't.
>>22747847She's our adorable and not at all for lewds RIO. Chompy bitz aren't gonna tear us from her
>>22747896Shark teeth aren't exactly things that people usually have.
>>22747896>but can they talk to machines and hack missiles so good that 54s will actually hit things?>No fuck you they can't.We, uh, we don't know that. It is legitimately possible. Unlikely, yet possible. Of course that doesn't matter if they aren't sparkle-capable.Merlin is still best.
[x] “Chow's up in the house, follow me.”“Man, the boss is gonna have a heart attack when she gets back.” You say, sighing. “Sir, food?” one of the Styles twins says. “Up in the house, grab your shit and let's go.” You say. “Hey Merlin, you want to run ahead and let Katsumi and Ayumi know We're coming back with friends?” You say. Merlin hesitates. “I... I guess. D-don't take too long, ok?” She says. She runs up the hill to the house, clearly visible all the way in. “Man, what's her deal?” One of the sharkwitches says to the other. “Oh, she clearly likes him.” Her sister responds. “Clearly. Seems young though.”“Far too young. Maybe he's trying to seduce her?”“That'd be pretty lewd. She doesn't look like the kind.”“Not for Lewd?”“Clearly not for lewd. Did you see her? That's a little sister attachment.”“I'M NOT ATTACHED TO YOU LIKE THAT.”“See? Clearly a little sister thing.”“She's my RIO.” You interrupt. “She's had trouble adjusting to some... things. That happened.”“Over Tanana?” The sharkwitch with the prosthetic says. You nod. “Yeah. Got her out of the aircraft, but I guess watching me go down on fire didn't really help much.”“Derp.” The one without the prosthetic says. “You didn't think about that?”“I didn't think being trapped in a burning tomcat would serve her very well.” You say, somewhat testily. “Fair point. Food?” She responds. “Is that all you think about?” Rosalie asks from behind you. “Nah, we think about other stuff Rosie! But we're hungry, so food's kinda important.” Says the sharkwitch. “IT'S ROSALIE.” She responds, as you open the door to the house and usher them inside.  “have you three been at this the whole way up?” “Food's in the kitchen, should be some leftovers. Cook if you want, I'll be in the lounge upstairs. Come get me when you wanna see your rooms”
>>22747897Can she be for hand holding and cake though?
>>22747883What? What's so horrible about that?
>>22747922> “have you three been at this the whole way up?”and then go distribute presents. OUR MAGNIFICENT PRESENCE SHALL IMPROVE OUR PRESENTS.
>>22747922[x] “have you three been at this the whole way up?”
>>22747922[x] “have you three been at this the whole way up?”Also, orders. Gotta at least pretend to care about procedure.
>>22747922[X] “have you three been at this the whole way up?”
>>22747922>DerpDammit boner. “have you three been at this the whole way up?”
>>22747922> “have you three been at this the whole way up?”This is gonna get pretty old pretty quick.
>>22747922[X] “have you three been at this the whole way up?”Even the style sharks agree no lewd for Merlin.
>>22747923and chaste romances?>“Not for Lewd?”Hue[x] “Food's in the kitchen, should be some leftovers. Cook if you want, I'll be in the lounge upstairs. Come get me when you wanna see your rooms”
>>22747922> “have you three been at this the whole way up?”
>>22747922> “have you three been at this the whole way up?”> “And can I get your orders, ladies."
>>22747966I think it's Ghost's way of representing the readers.
>>22747922[x] “have you three been at this the whole way up?”Don't forget to pester them for their orders.>“That'd be pretty lewd. She doesn't look like the kind.”>“Not for Lewd?”>“Clearly not for lewd. Did you see her? That's a little sister attachment.”Heh.
>>22747883I'll NEVER stop looking
>>22747923I...shouldn't be okay with this, but yes she can.>>22747922> “have you three been at this the whole way up? Because if so, I'm going to chill out upstairs."
>>22747883>"Bounce bounce bouncey bounce~">"I have never been more distracted in my entire life."
>>22747995How about light, over the clothes hugging?
>>22747986Young punching her r63 wingmate in the stomach while yelling "I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT I'M DOING!"
>>22747883It took you this long to realize that? What did you think was going to result from Minna and Young's boinking?
>>22747922 “have you three been at this the whole way up?”Wait a tic...How old are these sparkles? Did they cross train into being pilots? I know the military doesn't give a rat ass about age in this universe, but they are working something considerably more complex than a standard striker.I know young pilots (no pun intended) were not uncommon in WW2 era, but this would be strange in modern military. Even if they get the witches "whatever I have sparkles" pass for age.
>>22748008Only after one of us has suffered extreme mental or physical trauma.
>>22747883Being the Bounce Queen, she would have to have GAINIAX-level jiggle.
>>22748016that is going to be a hell child....
>>22747922[x] "Have you three been at this the whole way up? Anyway, leftovers in the kitche, you can make more if you want. And get me your paperwork so I can get it squared away."
>>22748029......So remember that time when we got shot down, Merlin got PTSD, and we still have Tomcat stuck in us?
>>22748008We already do that. She's even snuggled with us in bed when she was terrified of us disappearing in a fireball againNo, it is obviously time for the next level. touch fluffly seagull ear...things>>22748016this child would be an unholy terror in the school system. Only his/her mother could ever scare him/her straight
>>22748054>we still have Tomcat stuck in usHEY! The term is "Are now one in both body and spirit of the noble Tomcat."
>>22748003>>22748014>>22748037Oh sweet lord, Female Young is just too moe. I don't even want to use that term, but christ, if Young was a girl all his antics would have been so fucking cute.I think I get why Minna likes him now,
>>22748054One hug after each trauma. No spoiling the girl
>>22748016>What did you think was going to result from Minna and Young's boinking?A perfectly reasonable and well-balanced child with a passion for tax law and an unhealthy obsession with racquetball, why?
>>22748070>R63 Young trying to Bounce Young. I fully expect a FOOLISH SAMURAI.
>>22748054Wait, is Tomcat a boy or girl aircraft?
>>22748070The father would bounce his own kid is school.
>>22748104All aircraft are female. They have cockpits for fuck's sake.
>>22748037Dunno about that unless Young and Minna's kid married Yeager or Bishop (as in Minne "Youthful yet milfy" Bishop bloodline)
>>22747783>invading russia in the winterNOPE NOPE NOPE NOPE NOPE NOPEsee also >>22741473
>>22748085And every night we whisper to a picture of our old cat "A piece of you is inside me now". As creepily as possible. Naturally.
>>22748104Merlin used feminine pronouns, so I think the one inside of us identified as female.
>>22748130With Merlin wide awake freaking the fuck out.
>>22748124>keg>triangular banjo>cavalry saber>Ppsh-41>MP-40 because you can never have enough dakkaFather christmas knows how to go to war
>>22748016>What did you think was going to result from Minna and Young's boinking?
>>22748174>>triangular banjoTHAT'S A FUCKMOTHERING BALALAIKA YOU UNCULTURED SWINE!http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balalaika
>Replies: 538Sweet Christ.
>>22748070HAH, and that's just the first one, we all know that they'll have at least 2, maybe more, kids. Poor Minna. >>22748099That's oddly specific. Care to explain your reasoning?
>>22748185I don't get it
>>22748124I said strike, not invasion.
[x] “Have you three been at this the whole way up?”
>>22748202You should see the olden days of regular strike witches quest. This is smalltime in comparaison.
>>22748117Or one of their kids.
>>22748209>That's oddly specific. Care to explain your reasoning?There is none. I picked shit out of thin air but it wouldn't surprise me if their child was a lot more down to earth than Young was.
>>22748246although SW89 is turning out just as good
>>22748209How else do you rebel against a dad that is obviously insane?
>>22748271were is that faggot anyway?
>>22748246I was a part of those days. I'm just not used to it with SW89 and hadn't realized we were that far over.
>>22748277Fap furiously. Pilot a giant mecha.
>>22748267Let's hope so, for the sake of Minna's sanity.
>>22748277"Screw you dad, I'm normal!"
>>22748271That reminds me, Planefag once never touched upon that mystery.>>22748286that far over how? excessive hijinks?
>>22748281Probably in this thread as anon, to be honest. He seems to lurk and pop up "around" when he feels like it.
>>22748297no such thing as normal
>>22748286SWQ Mark II - Now over 200% faster
>>22748303Post count. Bump limit's, what, 300? We're approaching double that.
>>22748289Of course I forgot the damn image.>>22748315Still worth it.
>>22748315...awful anthropomorphism aside, is that a B-2 with an F-22 nose and cockpit?
>>22748303Well, I think that he open the way up with Tesla. Since those two were apparently good friends.
>>22748329oh my god....it all makes sense now!
>>22748303>That reminds me, Planefag once never touched upon that stale, overused plot device.ftfy
>>22748341>has an incredibly weird crush on an initially abrasive and incredibly competitive redheaded Germanha ha time for Freud!oh speculah
[x] “have you three been at this the whole way up?”“Have you three been at this the whole way up?” You ask. “Nah, Rosa cut off her Radio about halfway through the flight. Or stopped responding to us, anyway.” Says the Witch with the prosthetic, making a beeline for the fridge. “ROSALIE. ROS-A-LEE.” Rosalie says, balling her fists by her sides and shouting. “Anyway, ladies. Lemme see your orders so at least I can pretend I was responsible.” You say, holding out your hand. Rosalie pulls a folded up copy of her orders out of a pocket on her jacket, while one of the sharkwitches- the one by the Fridge, randomly slaps at pockets while holding a waffle in her mouth till she finds her own orders. Her sister simply deposits a scrunched up piece of paper on top of the table. You excuse yourself long enough to go upstairs- passing through the lounge, where Katsumi is busily taking in American culture- watching Die hard- and Ayumi is napping on a different couch. Merlin sits near Katsumi, explaining some of the 'finer points' of the movie. Not that you were aware there were any, but whatever. You make sure Merlin knows you're back in the building before heading down the mostly disused office wing, noting that there's still bits of water balloon around here. You deposit the stack of orders on Ice's desk and head back out, noting that there's aircraft landing at the base- Phantoms- and the cruisers from the battle group are beginning to pull into the harbor.  Go back to the hangar, greet the girls when they come in.  Probably better to make sure the guests don't burn the place down.
>>22748332Looks like it. Also, some sort of crude yellow sunglasses.
>>22748237>implying there is any meaningful difference between those things
>>22748370>[x] Probably better to make sure the guests don't burn the place down.
>>22748370[X] Go back to the hangar, greet the girls when they come in.We're nothing if not polite.
>>22748366How can it be stale when it's hardly touched upon even in the anime?[x] Go back to the hangar, greet the girls when they come in. -[x] Ask Merlin to double check on Miss Kent and the shark girls
>>22748370Make the girls dinner. we get to stay warm and they get hot food when they come in.
Rolled 17>>22748370[x] Go back to the hangar, greet the girls when they come in. I want to see Ice fidgeting about trying not to jump hug Fronk.
>>22748370>You make sure Merlin knows you're back in the buildingGood.[x] Go back to the hangar, greet the girls when they come in.
>>22748370> Go back to the hangar, greet the girls when they come in.might as well rev up the explain train before Ice walks in on 5 females she didn't know before all occupying the same space as her pilot
>>22748370> Go back to the hangar, greet the girls when they come in.
>>22748370[x] Go back to the hangar, greet the girls when they come in."Oi boss some gits showed up while you was gone. I looted dere ordas and left em on ya desk."
[x] Probably better to make sure the guests don't burn the place down.>>22748396...When the plot device itself is overused in general.
>>22748419Or we could do this and introduce Ice to our harem, jokingly, naturally.Not jokingly at all
>>22748370[x] Ask Merlin if she wants to come, go back to the hangar, greet the girls when they come in.
>>22748370>Katsumi is busily taking in American culture- watching Die hardFuck yeah. Best Christmas movie ever.> Go back to the hangar, greet the girls when they come in.
>>22748370> Probably better to make sure the guests don't burn the place down.I don't trust those sharkwitches not to set fire to a bowl of sodden oatmeal.
>>22748440>nat 20you gained a new fetish: NAVY DRESS BLUES
>>22748419>HipsOh good god my dick
>>22748370[x] Go back to the hangar, greet the girls when they come in.Might as well give them a warning before the realize the number of women present has damn near doubled.
Guys, if we stay here we get to stay warm, and we can make sure the girls are well fed when they get back. Be all responsible and shit.>>22748486>implying it hasn't always been a fetish
>>22748446PF could have made nice use. That and he was guilty of the whole "falling for the red head tsundere" thing.
Rolled 15>>22748486Bu-but I already have that fetishDo I pick another one?
>>22748501Warning? Nah, troll fake drama."Ice! Slider! Come quick! There are *Girls* in our barracks!"
>>22748486Shark blow jobs appears to be unclaimed still. Why not try that one?>Roll 1d6 for pints of blood lost.
>>22748521That works too.>bottom of page 5>~600 postsSometimes I forget how slow /tg/ is.
Rolled 5>>22748562Oh glob this is going to be painful. HOBOKING, GRANT MY DICK BE TRUE AND MY ROLLS BE FULL OF HUE.
>>22748562Son of a bitch. I need to stop posting tired.I meant to reply to this:>>22748517
>>22748562It cums in pints?
Rolled 3>>22748511PF wasn't guilty. 'Twas the reader's fault as much, if not more, than his imo. At least early on, and ESPECIALLY after the Fitz, Trude was probably an option>>22748581you just lost half your blood. Better hope you had 911 on speed-dial
Rolled 2>>22748562I REGRET NOTHING
>>22748521"Ohgod what do I do i'm not good with girls guys help me"And he promptly gets stabbed by irate witches.
>>22748581The dice gods look at the geyser of blood that once was your penis and laugh. They laugh heartily.
>>22748610HK has granted me HUE, TRULY THIS DAY I AM BLESSED.
>>22748419>Hey, Ice, our new squadmates that we were supposed to meet in DC showed up. Oh yeah, and a Japanese princess is shlummin' on the couch. Got a souvenir for me?
can't stay awake....
>>22748660"Ice! The French are here, Sharks are eating all our food, and the Princess of Japan is being culturally enriched on the couch! How was your day?"Yelled from an upper-story window.
>>22748696"What's that Merlin? We have to fly? Right now? Sorry I can't stay and explain things Ice but I'm going to fly away now, very fast."
>Great white sharks also reach sexual maturity at around 15 years of age.Yay, they're ripe!
>>22748742Did we ever radio them to tell them that we went home instead of...splashing in the Bering strait? This could be much worse than initially anticipated
>>22748794Offscreen paperwork, probs.
>>22748794NOPE.This should be fun though I expect ATCs would have informed them.
>>22748794Last time we assumed something like that, Merlin got PTSD.
>>22748794wait did we? Fuck.
>>22748807>>22748817>>22748818>>22748820>Hey Ice! Sorry about not radioing you about my decision to fly home! Oh yea, and I brought 2 Japanese witches with me. One's a princess! And today, 3 more showed up, and 2 of them are sharks! I missed ya'll though.
>>22748790like an easily-fuckable watermelon, oh yesss
>>22748874I see magic enhanced BB guns in our future soon.
>>22748874This is why we greet them from the as far away as possible.
>>22748794I wouldn't be worried. We had an escort of Princess witches. I assumed that the Japanese Navy was not going to accidentally lose a princess. I am sure that they kept in contact with the US side and vice-versa to make sure everyone got where they were supposed to be.
We could bribe them with bacon.
>>22748911No. The main thing is FRONK himself did NOT contact Spellcaster.They will ALL be acting like jilted girlfriends.
>>22748930...and then Asami mentions the ass comments from breakfast. Slider will have a field day.
>>22748930>They will ALL be acting like jilted girlfriends.Good. We can have wild make-up sex with solid-form H2O
>>22748930and even worse, he somehow acquired 5 NEW witches. Oh jeez, we need to greet them in a goddamn EOD suit
welp, time to go hide in the rusted p-61
>>22748930Can we even contact them on the Japanese carrier? Keep in mind, they sure as hell didn't call us either. Either way, whats done is done. Make food as a welcome home/apology gift. Alternately, throw Christmas presents at them to distract them as we run away.
Currently on page 8.
>>22748969Throw the lacey underwear at Icey-waifu
>>22748964Ah, must be nostalgic for her.
[x] Go back to the hangar, greet the girls when they come in. “Hey Merlin, looks like they're coming home. You wanna go down to the hangar with me and greet 'em?” You ask. “Yeah! Wait for me!” She says, hopping off the couch. Katsumi, for her part, seems engrossed in the movie. Merlin looks back up the stairs as she shrugs on her- your- jacket. “I'm afraid she's going to become a monster. She already asked if yippie ki yay was something we said on a regular basis.”“Aw hell.” You respond. You both walk back down to the hangar in relative silence as more aircraft continue to land. The Kitty Hawk's remaining aircraft are being rebased here for a while, which means that the place will be at least a little more crowded. Maverick and a tired-looking Goose are the first of your witches to taxi in to the hangar. Both greet you, Goose somewhat subdued. “You ok?” You ask the little witch. She nods. “Just really sleepy.” She says.Maverick explains. “She was up all night, patching up survivors the Japs picked up.” She smiles, tiredly. “I just... just did what I could.” She says. “Ice and Slider and Katya were right behind us. I'm really tired Patty, can we just go to bed?” Maverick looks down. “Yeah. C'mon kid, let's go. There food in the house, Frank?” “Yeah, assuming the sharks haven't eaten it all.” You say with a frown. “We got some new squadronmates in.”Maverick shrugs. “Sounds like fun for Ice.” And she and Goose head up to the house. 1/2
Katya is next in, and enfolds you in a rib-cracking hug when she's out of her strikers. “Ack! Easy Katya, there's metal in there!” You wheeze. She backs off, blushing slightly. “I am sorry, Frank. We were worried you might not have made it home. Maverick thought you would run out of fuel, but Slider and Ice said you wouldn't try without enough to make it.”“Well, they were right. We got some new blood in while you were out.” You say as Ice and Slider roll to a halt in their striker stands. “Oh?” Katya asks. You indicate Ice and Slider. “Let's wait for them, so I only have to go over this once.”“So what happened Frank?” Ice says. “We thought you were going to land, then you and the two Japanese witches took off for here!” “Yeah,” you nod. “Katsumi thought the deck looked a bit crowded to risk, so we headed home. They didn't tell you?” Ice shakes her head. “Radios were out- Long story short, some hotshot pilot asshole thought it'd be a good idea to do a supersonic flyby of the tower. Knocked out the radio masts for a few hours.”“Oh. Well, shit. I guess.” You say. “So, by the way uhffff!” You're cut off when Slider hugs you- just as hard as Katya did. “Slider. Easy! I haveta breathe!” You gasp for the second time in the day. “Quit tryin ta get shot down.” She says, releasing you. 2/3
>>22749023>Inside, you find a sign with time-worn, yet legible writing: NO GIRLS ALLOWED...then...something about G...OME....>Then an incredibly spry german centenarian hops out and kicks you in the dick
Ice grins slightly at that. “Anyway, like I was saying. There's five new witches in the house.” You say, taking great effort to not take several deep breaths to re-inflate your lungs. “Five?” Ice asks. “What, are you trying to start a collection? Some people might not be happy about that.”“Wasn't my idea, boss. Honest. Their orders are on your desk.” You say, holding up your hands. “Well, it is what it is. I'm starved, is there evening chow?” She says. “Nah, but I can cook some.” You answer. Turns out that Rosalie is a damn fine cook too. Between you, her, and Merlin, you make a meal everyone seems to enjoy. And Slider and the Shark twins have already learned how to smile the EXACT same slow, devious smile at the same time- and slowly turn their heads in unison to stare at you. Shit's creepy, man. ++ And that's the thread for the night! Hope you guys had fun, and we'll be back next tuesday!till then, cheers guys!
>>22749068Much fun were had!
>>22749068Thanks for the thread boss man.
>>22749068>And Slider and the Shark twins have already learned how to smile the EXACT same slow, devious smile at the same time- and slowly turn their heads in unison to stare at you.
>>22749010I still saw the best use of the underwear is to give it to our "favorite girl". And then promptly walk over and stick them on the nose of the wyvern. We will probably be dead men afterwards, but it will be funny.>>22749068Night Ghost. T'was good times.
>>22749068>And Slider and the Shark twins have already learned how to smile the EXACT same slow, devious smile at the same time- and slowly turn their heads in unison to stare at you.>Shit's creepy, man.The only hard part about doing this is setting up the cues properly. I used to do it with my sib back in high school.Anyway, thanks for the thread, have a nice night.
>>22749068>And Slider and the Shark twins have already learned how to smile the EXACT same slow, devious smile at the same time- and slowly turn their heads in unison to stare at you.>Shit's creepy, man.Good times are ahead
>>22749068Thanks for the thread Ghost. Now, tis time for blissful blissful sleep.Slider's rapidly moving up my personal power rankings
>>22749120Slider is bro tier, not lewd tier.
>>22749068>their face when
>>22749101>FunnyYou mispell retarded, at least the whole widow on the widow was actually funny even if it came about as a waifufighting-inspired fluke.
>>22749068>No hugs from IceSaaaad
>>22749174She's just waiting til we're alone so she can hug us sans embarassing comments
>>22749184>>22749174Bah, Katya hugs are best hugs.
>>22749201Hugs from a boa constrictor are better.
>>22749174>>22749184>Watching Katya and Slider hugging FronkI want to hug him too...
>>22749201Katya hugs are easy to get, whereas Slider hugs are incredibly rare and hard to find. Slider hugs have a greater value.
>>22749213Whats wrong with being affectionate?
>>22749259Nothing, but the rarity of a Slider hug makes each and every one a valuable commodity, to be treasured forever.
>>22749279And the passion in a katya hug makes each and every one a valuable commodity, to be treasured forever.
I consider Merlin hugs the best, plenty in supply and each one full of affecton.
>>22749366Well, yeah, and don't forget the adorbs.
>>22749366And PTSD can't forget that.
>>22749388>>22749399I hope you step on a lego and fall dick first into a fire.
>>22749434To deny her problems is to deny her, and by extension her hugs. You want a hug you'd better damn well be ready to keep hugging her until she's ready to let go.
>>22749596She can be like an adoptive live-in little sister with Fronk and whoever he shacks up with.
>>22749596As long as she doesn't fall for Chopper
>>22749610What, are you saying he's not good enough for her?
>>22749623You have obviously never play AC5, my friend.
>>22749609There you go again with the brushing off.
>>22749631I have. He's a good guy. I don't see how it could possibly end badly for them to get together.I mean it's not like she already has issues from Fronk almost dying, there's no way his death would mess her up.
>>22749609There is a need to wean her off Fronk.The debate comes up again on who is worthy of little sista. NONE
>>22748277"Fuck you dad, I refuse to fly", and they become the greatest subwitch, mastering the first streamlined submarine hull platforms.>>22748486It wouldn't be a fetish if you had to wear it!
>>22740913>that the seabed confederations are claiming no involvementDIDNT CATCH THIS UNTIL NOWHoly Hell. There are martian colonies on the seabed.So thats where those alien fuckers are.
>>22749863Probably the Harbinger's faction.
>>22750196The gigantic sub in SuWQ that went rogue after being backstabbed by martian politics.Plausible that they'd not be excatly welcome back on mars.