Your name is Chiaki Matsuda, and you are a Magical Girl.And for what it's worth, you're ready to take your trip to the moon.To the lunar base where the deadliest, most powerful magical girls are stationed. Where the Officio that would only recruit the best of the best - and even then, the candidate would have to pass an even more exacting set of standards to even be considered for a shortlist - had established itself, in order to watch over the world entire. To protect it from whatever threat that would be deemed too much for the other Officios to take on.You've heard the rumors, you've read the legends. You've even talked to one of its members, a former Warmaster of your own Officio - who, despite her obvious experience and trappings of office, reminded you more of a mousy little secretary with a birdkeeping hobby than anything else. In fact, if you didn't know beforehand about her station you'd have assumed she was simply a retiree visiting the headquarters for a trip down memory lane. You didn't feel any sort of crushing pressure in her gaze, no hair-raising aura of bloodlust or any of the kind around her. Just a wistful smile, thick glasses and a faint compulsion to toss birdseed at her feet....Anyway, what you were getting it was that you're not that impressed with them. You're damn well impressed that they managed to get a base up there, sure, and that none of them have apparently gone insane from being isolated from the rest of the world for that long - but you've never bought the idea of why such an Officio was needed. Why there needed to be that kind of distinction between magical girls.Most of all, you've never really bought the reasoning why they didn't even get off their asses the last time Walpurgisnacht showed up.'The last line of defense' your ass. 'Held back in reserve in case something much more serious showed up in the Witch's wake' your FUCKING ass.In hindsight, you should have probably asked Vintage about that.You make a mental note to do so, later. Couldn't hurt to ask. It'd probably be improper, and the mutant cat bastard might frown at you for doing so, but fuck it, they can give you that, at least.They're taking Mami away from you, after all.
>>606883After making sure you don't currently look like a mess - at least, not any more than usual - you make a beeline to the Incubator's Office from your vault. Your hurried footsteps carrying across the empty hallways, bouncing off the walls. Feeling you with a vague sense of dread and...well, that cold feeling in your gut that this might be the last time you'll ever see this place....Past the cafeteria. Past sickbay. Past the receptionist's table where Mami once sat, four lifetimes ago, to take Kyuubey's visitors.You called her your blonde goddess of victory then. Cringeworthy as it was, you still believe that. Even after all this time. Even after all you've heard. Just someone who believed in you. Someone who always had a warm smile for you, and a stack of pancakes you've become hopelessly addicted to....This sucks. All of this.It really does."No argument there, Matsuda." You hear that voice again, and you look down to see your Incubator - Kyuubey - looking up at you from the floor. From the floor of his office, which you don't really remember walking into but most likely have by autopilot. "These circumstances we find ourselves in...they're less than ideal. Sometimes I wonder if we're not all trapped in some living nightmare somehow, and we only need to wake up in order to make all of this go away."..."But that's the farthest thing from the truth, unfortunately. No matter how much I'd like it to not be." He shakes his furry little head, his long ears flapping back and forth. "I assume you're ready for our little trip, then, since you're here. And on time, no less." A pause as his eyes focus on you, two little orbs of the most emotionless, depthless red. "The teleportarium is all but ready and just waiting for the final input before it sends us up. When it does, we'll be there in a single moment, and you may experience some temporary discomfort as everything settles. It'll pass quickly the less you move around after translation.""But before I do enter the final input, is there anything you'd like to ask? I ask this because we may not be able to talk...freely, while in the First's halls."How do you respond?Yeah, I got something to ask. (Write-in)No. Let's get this shitshow on the road.
>>606883>the last thread on 4chDeku is retiring.
>>606886Here we go>[X]Yeah, I got something to ask.Write-in: Make a ContractKyuubey, not dickbutt, not freaky cat thing, not incubator, Kyuubey (You see, be nice to him, he is the most neccecary part of the plan) will have to seek out someone.Just some girl with untaped potential, nothing more, nothing less. Prefered, a girl who wants to save others, without knowing anything about them.Give him instructions to make that girl make her wish "I want to be abled to create Soulgem replicas, which would even fool the First, in both appearance and Aura"The girl can either accept the conditions, or Kyuubey will just fuck off to the next girl.Once this is done, said girl will have to create a Mami-fakegem.Let's hope that the wish isn't specific HOW the fakegems are made, else we will be up on the moon, proposing to delay the execution by another week.Once the deed is done, let Kyuubey contact NECO, since he wants "his own protocol written" or some shit like that.She will be our Mule for this opperation. So it's prefered to leave her to do the "protocol", so let's leave her oblivious to that fact. As long as she doesn't know it, she won't show anyone the contraband.Either that, or get someone who also does have the permittion to go to the moon. When in doubt, let Kyuubey himself deliver the package.Once THAT pact is sealed, we will roll from there, but we will have little oppertunitys to exchange the Soulgems. If shit hits the fan, Timestop during the execution.I, for one, know that the timestop is totally unreliable, so this is the plan once shit hits the fan.Additionally, we will have to make a plan B, with our last plan being plan Z, which is: Try to kill everyone of the First. Which by far is the stupidest plan one ever had.tl;dr :Create Magical Girl who can fake SoulgemsGet a smuggling-mule to bring the FakegemExchange Fakegem with SoulgemIn the end, we will also have to severe the connection between Mami's body and her soulgem. But this is by far the least of our problems, so I took on the first part.From here, I'd like to think that her body will be burned, and that we can smuggle the soulgem back home, where we can remake her body, the same as with Kyoko.
>>606886>No. Let's get this shitshow on the road.Is there anything left to discuss?Just tell Kyubei to get ready when the shit hits the fan.
Oh good, I caught the live session this time.In case no one brought it up on twitter or ask me anything, just wanted to point out that Chiaki collected all the golden weapons twice. Once in Thread 301, and in the last thread.Kind of a shame, to be honest. If that had been remembered we could have done one of the other options and gotten further ahead.
>>606886>[x]No. Let's get this shitshow on the road.He's told us everything he knows and is willing to share.
>>606906I KNEW we had taken care of that already.Oh well, we are double sure of it now. Chiaki can be a bit forgetful.
>>606886>Yeah, I got something to ask. (Write-in)Tell him to get info about Wendy's whereabouts. he might want Neco's help with it. Also, take care of Midori. If something even worse happens to her during your mission, kneecaps will be shot.
>>606891No, he's just moving on to a higher plane of existence, also known as Anonkun.
>>606883On second thought, can we make a doll rollcall? Just to make sure they're with us and not having a tea party with skulls or something.
>>606883Salutations, the one of Choice, and also Salutations, the not so Many!We have contacted the Incubators Tarot, related to this question:Will Chiaki find peace in her life? Or is that peace unattainable, and the only escape for her is death?The Incubator Tarot uses the Major Arcana, without caring about Upright or Reversed.This is what We recieved:That, which is the Theme: 15 The DevilThat, which is it's Origin: 18 The MoonThat, which is known to them: 17 The StarThat, which is unknown to them: 10 Wheel of FortuneThat, which gets in their way: 1 The MagicianThat, which will help them: 4 The EmperorThat, which is the Outcome: 12 The hanged ManAs decided by the majority, We will not be giving it a certain meaning, and instead will let the not so Many decide.Please, do keep in mind, that Tarot doesn't give a certain answer. Nor do the cards represent what they depict.If you do not understand Tarot, please contact your closest Tarot Expert, so he may tell you about your demise.The Outcome pleases the Administrative greatly, as both Tarot experts, and those who don't know how to read Tarot, will have an increase in >Shadowrunsby at least 135.73125 Percent.
>>606929And to fuck with Kyubei a bit. We miss that.
>>606930>That, which will help themI call bollocks, there's no helping us now.Though>the Outcome: The hanged mansounds accurate enough.
We should try the phone diary again. Ask it about FIRST.Or ALICE to get more info on the sketchy high priestess.
>>606950It appears that We will depart right this instant.>>606938Enjoy Pic related.
>>606958Oh, damn. Hadn't crossed my head.Slow thread today, huh.
>>606955I forgot there were IDs here. Time to never post again.
>>606975I know that feel.Or "We are Aware of such Sensation".
>>606946Good idea. However, we should probably take everything it says with a grain of salt - Malal can be a bitch even when dead.>>606929Can we do that? Didn't we choose to get the golden weapons instead? Dammit, this quest confuses me sometimes.
So it's been a while since I've had a good idea of where this quest is going, are we going to the moon to save Mami or kill her or become to devil or just to drink moon alcohol?
>>606990Probably because of the booze:http://ask.fm/Deculture/answers/139074345396But mainly saving the Pancakes.
>>606990Maybe we can meet some moon rabbits and eat their mochi?
>>606990I think the plan was to disassociate ourselves from the Officio with a huge and destructive rescue plan for Mami, which would ideally ensure Mami's safety while leaving QB and the rest of the Officio free of blame.
>>606985I meant just rollcall, as in making sure they're there. Not to discuss strategy or anything.
>>606990We're going to Nuke The Moon. Figuratively or literally, that's still undecided.
>>607008>>607013I can gladly object to you, my dear friends.The Decu said themselfs, there is a way to save the Pancakes in a manner which doesn't Need ANYONE dead. Maybe we don't even ned to shoot kneecaps!
>>607021We can try headpatting and hugging everyone at the moonbase. Never failed us before.
>>607021>Need ANYONE deadTechnically possible if we don't shatter any soul gems. But Chiaki doesn't seem like the type to be able to talk down the First from executing a prisoner who tried to assassinate on of their own.
>>607021probably involves the 1st offering us a devil's deal.Heh. Offering a deal to the literal Magical Girl Devil.
>>607021And here is my Evidencehttp://ask.fm/Deculture/answers/138877602228
>>607021Does the first even really know of the fallout Mami's execution will cause? They have been on the moon so long, do they even /remotely/ know of the amount of shit that will go flying if this goes through?
>>607009Sure, it would be nice to have them little punks running around.
>>60704750% of their uppity asses not knowing shit, 50% of them knowing fully and using it as bait for ¿us?.They may get more than they dealt for though.
>>607050Are we really sure about the dolls being on our side? Didn't they kill Midori in a dream once?
>>607053Trying to bait the devil by potentially causing mass witching? Sounds like they're worse than what Chiaki has become.Which we can use against them if need be.
>>607063*Supposedly* they don't know about us being Akemi Homura, they may just think we're that damn good. Or a potential suicide bomber. Suits us just fine.Guess priority nº1 is learning what's the First's game.
>>607058It was a dream anon.Just a bad dream.She is not dead, just in a coma.And that is because of ourself, not the dolls.So yes, we can't trust ourselfs.
>>607036We might be offered a spot in the First, where Ichibey can keep his eyes on us, where we can't have direct contact with anyone who isn't already in the First without clearance and can be taken out by the rest at any time. (so they'd think)The Moon isn't just where the best of the best goes to fight the worst of witches. It's there so the strongest girls can be kept distant from everyone else on the surface and so that the other Officios' fighting power can be kept below the First.
>>607075Gee, where did we go so wrong?Here is the correct Image.
>>607077Problem is though, they know we are the 9th Warmaster, not Magical-Girl-Satan-Incarnate.
>>607058That was before we've become the devil incarnate. As for now, I'm inclined to trust them, but who knows. The Transcendent One seems to do well without them so they're probably not her spies or anything.>>607063They didn't bat an eye during the last Walpurgisnacht, what do you think. I wouldn't be surprised if they were just a bunch of incubator-like assholes, sociopaths obsessed about the big picture.
>>607075May be a bit delusional, but at this point I trust them more than anyone else. Maybe except Kyoko.
>>607087>I trust them more than anyone else.You're just getting it, that's all.
So if we do go full Ai Yo on the moon, what are the chances we actually get to control our actions, as opposed to having Homucifer take over like the first knight did with Sayaka?
>>607111A wooping 0.05% I'd say.So let's go for it, since there is NO WAY we can settle it peacefully.Oh wait there is.The only question I have left is this:http://ask.fm/Deculture/answers/139087674292Which why I did >>606894But oh well.
>>607122The sneaky Approach.The "Watch-Wearing-Dildo"-method.I guess Ace Attorney method is off the tables.
But anons, TTO has send one of her witches to kill us. If she appears, we hace our distraction
>>607150If I remember correctly, They will attack us on our way back, not on our way to the first.
>>607150If I don't misremember, whatever is coming will wait until we're returning from the Moon (assuming we don't mess up before that). Having a witchy distraction without blowing our cover would be nice though.Maybe we can bring Enishi over and tell her she's fat.
>>607137The "sneaky watch-wearing-dildo until you fuck up and it's time to set everything in flames" method.I know that we like to overthink every operation, but when the push comes to shove, it always ends with us playing it by ear.
>>607150Ah yes, a good thread that one, in which we choose to make our lives harder of our own free will.
>>607164You can count on anon to make the right decisions when he must not!It wouldn't be MGNQ otherwise though.
>>607159>tell her she's fat.Sounds like fun, maybe after the mission.
Oh look, what do we have here.
>>607166>fun after the MissionI have a better planhttp://ask.fm/Deculture/answers/139021613748
>>606895 >>606909 >>606919You look down at Kyuubey and make to shake your head, but...something does tug at your subsconscious here, begging for attention. After a moment, you nod your assent, and clear your throat before speaking.First, Wendy. When - or if - you ever get off the fucking rock he's sending you off to - you want information about where she is and what she's doing. Whatever it takes. Even if he has to resort to calling on that annoying journalist - the one who tried her best to look and sound cute with the cat bullshit - for help.Second - Midori. You want her--"Taken care of, no matter what happens. Yes, I know." Kyuubey nods, and even with his usual lack of anything resembling emotion and humanity in his voice, he sounds...oddly tired when he replies. "As ever, Matsuda, you remain painfully predictable when it comes to matters you have an emotional stake on. Admirable, certainly, but someone might just catch on and use it against you."You stare back down at the mutant cat bastard, wordless. After a moment, he nods again."Consider it personally handled, Matsuda. Allow me to at least carry that particular burden for you, what with everything else to worry about. You have my word as an Incubator that no matter the outcome of our little jaunt, Hanegawa Midori will be safe."Good. That's what you were waiting to hear.He chuckles here. "Sometimes I find your impertinence annoying, Matsuda. Other times I find it refreshing, calming almost. Thankfully, the latter applies here, despite everything." ...Things are that bad, huh?Well, of course they are, but you didn't think...for him, anyway--"By all rights, I shouldn't be. I don't think any of my brothers, had they been in my place instead, would be experiencing this amount of...distress. This unease. This lack of calm." He looks up at you, crimson eyes briefly reflecting the light, before they go dull. "Maybe I have gone truly insane, like they keep saying behind my back..."Another moment, and he shakes his head. "That's another conversation for another time. Right now, we have an appointment to be punctual to."As Kyuubey says this, he scampers off towards his array of large-screen monitors, hopping up to the keyboard and quickly hitting a few keys. Immediately the well-illuminated room goes completely dark, with a single glowing circle of blue light etching itself in the middle of the floor. One bordered with mysterious looking glyphs that seem to shift and curl whenever you try to look closer at them.[1/2]
>>607194"Stand in the circle, Matsuda, and I'll begin the teleportation process. ...Try to keep your hands and feet inside the border at all times, or you might end up needing a replacement the moment you land."...Right. Okay.You stand there, keeping your arms tight to your side and your hands in the pockets of your skirt.Kyuubey taps another key at his terminal, and the ring GLOWS. At the same time a high-pitched whine fills the air, rapidly screeching towards its hair-raising crescendo. The static in the air growing thick enough to choke out all sound.[TELEPORTATION INITIATED] a gravelly voice barks out in the room. [DESTINATION: FIRST OFFICIO LUNAR BASE]"I've always hated this," You hear Kyuubey snarl as he jumps into your arms. "One last word of advice: if you're going to throw up, try not to get it all over me, Matsuda. Once is enough."R-right.And then - just before the whine itself reaches its painful apex, it's here that you see them.Your doll collection. Standing before you, in the darkness. Their eyes and slitted grins glowing just enough for you to make out their full number. All but one, they did say. All of them motionless. All of them silent.All of them standing outside the teleportation circle....How do you react?
>>607195[x]Ignore them for now, check phone
So where's our skintight spacesuit?
>>607195Get in here, fuckers.Mentally command them if possible, just say it otherwise.I'm not going to let a highly useful tool be left behind in a critical op just because they might die.
>>607195"Come with me if you want to live"[X] Check phone.
>>607195Signal them to hop in.
>>607195>[X]See if they can come with us, preferably without actually having to be teleported.
>>607195Get the dolls on board. Let's do this
>>607206Okay, I like this one better.
>>607195Give them a sign of invitation or pulse them a message if you're able."I heard that executions are best enjoyed in good company. Wanna come?" delivered in a deadpan tone, as always.
>>607195Get in faggots, we are going to probably make one or many more bad decisions and will need the help
>>607195Hmm... I wonder"Any of you shits know how to create a false Soulgem? I have a plan, and I might Need your help."
>>607195changing >>607198to >>607206if we do it mentally
>>607195Pulse them: "come with me to the Moon. I will probably need your help"
Guys, what do we do if the Dolls refuse?Them staying conspicuously outside the teleportarium circle doesn't bode well.
>>607195>Well, you coming or not? With as much snark as we can pulse to them
>>607251>what doNot dwell on it
>>607251We don't even know if the dolls need to be teleported to begin with, they got inside the sealed silent room just fine.
>>607251They just don't want to overstep their authority, nothing to worry about.
Let them be tho. See what's up.
>>607251"Then, you will die."Seriously? We are the Good for nothing, the only Thing they say is "we'd rather not come with you, but we have to follow your command, so we will all die thanks to you, good for nothing"
I can almost hear the hahaha in the distance.
>>607279Oh really? All I can hear is "Gott ist Tod!"
>>607284It's about the same.
>>607331TO THE MOON
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So, do we have a concrete plan to rescue Mami? So far, we have manifested our intention to do so, but no clear steps for it to happen
>>607351I proposed Several plans.The Sneaky Beaky Plan is up there>>606894The other plans are to Nuke it from Orbid, fall into despair, or just generally Fail at committing Mass Genocide.And then there is the Watch-Wearing-Diplomat method, which I didn't figure out yet, don't know how the 1st ticks.
>>607358Those are all indeed plans. We will have to see which one of them survives contact with the enemy.
So I've been a little out of the loop: Why are we trying to save Mami? I mean didn't she betray us? I for one would gladly see her die for that. Or did I miss something?
>>607373We have no fucking idea about betrayal, but We do know she is the Pancakes.Only Midori knows the Truth.And Mami... maybe... Not sure if Midori send the Information to Mami or not.
>>607373One word: pancakes. That is enough for you to understand
>>607373Saving her really seems like a bad idea; probably that's we are doing it.
>>607351Any plan we could come up with at this moment is worth shit, to be honest. We barely know anything about the base, the execution, anything.We don't even know if we want to save Mami - we just want to know the truth, hopefully from the pancakes herself.Here's a plan for you: we get to the bridge, we cross it, if shit hits the fan, blow the bridge to smithereens.
>>607373You seem to have forgotten the part where Mami was falsely led to believe that we were going to end the world. Midori managed a final telepathic message that, among other things, conveyed to Mami that she was being deceived through the golden rifle.
>>607373She wanted to kill us because she thought we were the devil (which we kinda are, but not really). Then she got caught trying to remove kebab.
>>607385It's a real shame that a little over than 50% of the voters during that thread voted to do other shit than telepathically relay the truth to Mami before the absolute last point of no return.
>>607382I forgot to add: we already have the golden weapons for gentle persuasion, Smartass for some insight and the dolls for the dirty work. As far as the mission goes, we're set.
>>607385Ignorance or a lack of knowledge doesn't absolve you of your crimes though.
>>607373In-Character: Chiaki wants to know what the fuck happened, because she doesn't know that Mami appeared inside the Barrier and attacked Midori, because Mami was being tricked by the Golden Musket/The Transcendent One/Homucifer into killing ChiakiOut of Character: because we know that Midori was able to give a last-second memory dump to Mami that convinced her not only is Chiaki NOT going to end the world even though she has become the Devil Incarnate, but that the only chance to save the world and save Godoka is through Chiaki.
>>607394>golden Weapons>the firstNOPE!
>>607397If it gets to agressive diplomacy time it's our only chance, that and the big red button. Besides, the first knows fully that we have golden weapons.It's common knowledge at this point.
>>607390>voted to do other shit than telepathically relay the truth to Mami before the absolute last point of no return.>Let's talk!>>Huh, couldn't we memory dump like we did with Kyouko?>Talking didn't work, let's call Tiny Pete!>>Guys, let's memory dump, we can do it.>Shit, Tiny Pete's down! Let's fight!>>Fuck's sake, guys, just do the goddamn memory dump!>Oh alright, nothing left, let's do the memory dump.>Decu: It works, Mami is totally convinced, but Midori's still dead. Oh, and if you had done the memory dump earlier, Midori wouldn't be in a coma.
>>607404You forgot>Tiny pete is dead! Let's do the memory dump NOW!>FLESH OF FALLEN ANGELS!
>>607404If Midori were here, she probably wouldn't want us to go to the first, while Mami whould have gone berserk anyways. So... Pic related.
>>607390>>607404This is just God telling you green is the danger.
>>607397I didn't say we have to wave it in front of every meguca we come by. It's still better than having nothing. Especially since there's a sin waiting to get a drop on us.Seriously, have we become so dildo now that we're starting to doubt the obvious advantage of packing some heat for a mission?
>>607426Dude, we're the Dildo Emperor now.Talking about which, got around to read Rena Quest. It's fantastic.
>>607426This particular Mission? Yes, we are the Dildo-Empress. We have to be.Because seriously guys, We might be as strong as one of the first, although I already doubt THAT, but can we compete with THE first as a whole?
>>607411If we had done the memory dump earlier, Mami, Midori, and Wendy could have discussed what to do with Smartass. They could have put together a plan with the time they would have had.Instead, with Midori having become a vessel for Pinky, Wendy also a vessel, Mami didn't have any cards left.
>>607203 >>607206 >>607213 >>607214 >>607221 >>607222You wave at them, beckoning them to join you. To come with you on your trip, just before the teleport itself triggers and sends you hurtling into space. You'd most likely need their help too, just in case things get really hairy up there--+ No, Good-for-nothing. We cannot go with you. You must face this alone. +A pulse. From your entire collection of creepy, grinning dolls. Each of their voices forming a part of the chorus that their collective denial in your mind. Blending together in a spine-tingling symphony.You blink at this, before trying again, pulsing back. + For fuck's sake, just hop on, I'll need you there--++ We are your servants, Good-for-nothing, but there are things that even a Good-for-nothing like you must do herself. + IBARI steps forward, her killer's smile frozen on her porcelain face. + Important things. Things you shouldn't leave for cackling, murderous dolls to do, even if they are sworn to do your bidding. + Her smile fades, turning into a dismayed frown. + It'd be a sorry state of affairs if we did all the work for you. +But they haven't done shit! Except for maybe getting your journal back, but--+ You forget way too easily, but we've never held that against you, Good-for-nothing. + IBARI shakes her head. + But regardless, this is your show, Good-for-nothing. We cannot interfere, even if we wanted to. ...At the very least, rest assured we will be there to pick up the pieces when the curtain falls. +And then, just as the glow of the teleportation ring floods everything else----the last thing you see is your dolls curtseying as one. ...Fine.You weren't really expecting any help from them, but at the same time, it feels like you're being forced to go through this alone.Fine.It suits you just fine.The little fuckers will hear from you once you get back.. . .. ..[TRANSLATION COMPLETE][1/2]
>>607432>Golden Eyes>Pinkys vessel>not Madokas VesselYou are Aware that Pinky has BLACK eyes, right?In fact, we have the original Homura X Madoka ship, just a bit different.Wendy? No idea about her, but fuck her anyways, she is not best Girl. Just the other Waifu.And Mami would probably have gone berserk anyways.And at the end, what makes you think that Dumping the Memory wouldn't shut down the dream as a whole?After all, Being meguca is suffering, and there is only grimdark.Tell me when Braids managed to escape the other stooges.
>>607404>This is the exact order of the options since Mami appeared:Shout a warning, before diving behind cover.Tackle your sempai to the ground as fast and as hard as you can.Why?No. You'll have to kill me first.Sempai trusted you.Pulse Wendy as loudly and as harshly as you can to wake her up.Summon Tiny Pete.Lure the other Homuras to attacking Mami.Beg for mercy.Call her a coward and a traitor. Try to get your sempai to snap out of it.Pray.Ask for Pinky's help.Grab the golden rifle, shoot Mami with it.Grab the golden desert eagle, throw it to your sempai.What do you say?>When did Decu gave us the option to pulse to Mami. Yeah, at the very end. So stop saying that we were evading that option time and time again: Decu wanted this to happen
>>607441.. .. . .You open your eyes, and see yourself in the same room that you left.Except...not really. It does look like Kyuubey's office, sure, with the strange oversized plexiglass tiles on the walls, floor and ceiling that also doubled as projection screens, but...colder. Brighter. With the faint scent of what smells like antiseptic in the air, like in a hospital.There's a small liquid sound beneath you, and you look down to see Kyuubey - your mutant cat bastard boss - throwing up what looks like thick orange juice into a small cat dish. His fur all but frazzled, raised in the same way that startled or alarmed cats would have theirs, along with the tail pointing straight up and everything.Kyuubey...? You can't help but feel that this is something you shouldn't be seeing.+ Please look away, Matsuda, and try not to look at me with something approaching concern in your eyes. I already have my fair share of nightmares, thank you very much. + You hear him pulse directly into your mind, in mid-vomit. + Heavens, I do hate teleportation. It'll be the death of me, I'm sure. +You make to remark, when you hear the doors to the office slide open. Revealing a very familiar and bespectacled face, one that reminded you immediately of the stack of paperwork you've been ignoring ever since everything started."Ah, good, you're in one piece!" Vintage, former Warmaster of the Ninth and current Equerry of the First greets you with a big smile, the fat little ball of feathery hate that she calls a raven perched on top of her head. "Good thing, too, the medical staff is indisposed at the moment trying to get our Culexus stable." She reaches you in no time flat, and begins dusting you off with her sleeves. "Heavens, look at you. You look so normal for a world-ending antichrist that I'm beginning to think it's some sort of joke." She giggles at her own jab, before looking down at your stricken boss. "Ah, poor dear. Always like that, no matter what. Will you be needing anything, Kyuubey? Besides the usual, I mean?""No, Karasawa, I'll be fine. Just take Matsuda away before I embarrass myself any further." Your boss chokes out a reply, before another wave of orange juice spills from his mouth. "I'll join you shortly before the execution. I have a brief appointment with my oldest brother myself.""Alright, we'll see you there." Vintage remarks lightly, before pulling you along. "Come on. We've a while before the proceedings, so I need to introduce you to some people. Try and not look like you're planning on staging an ill-advised assault on this base and we'll do just fine."...Wait, what? But you're not--[2/3]
>>607447Write-ins are always an option.Just because Decu didn't put it in the first place doesn't mean we couldn't have done it.Did you count when the option to memory dump started cropping up as an alternative, but kept getting ignored by the other voters?
>>607452"We're the First, Chiaki-san. THE First. I'm not the kind of girl to slap everyone in the face with that every opportunity I get, but we do deserve our reputation at least." Vintage frowns up at you. "We know the risks of what we're doing. We know what Tomoe Mami means to you and the rest of the Magical Girls down below."You return her frown, and give it your own personal touch: your signature glare.They're not total idiots, fine. Then, why all this?"Because forgiving betrayal and treason is not something we'd like to be known for," She replies quietly, after a moment. "As much as it pains me to even admit it, there's no defending Mami for what she did. She's to be made an example of."How do you react?There must be something we can do. Anything.Take me to Mami. I have to talk to her. Please.Stay silent, let her fill the silence. She obviously has something more to say.
>>607441...WELP!WELP!They could at LEAST have given us a fucking Mami-Fakegem.Fuggen Faggots.Make sure they recieve a proper Punishment after this!Pic related!
>>607452> You look so normal for a world-ending antichrist that I'm beginning to think it's some sort of joke....Well... fuck
>>607458>[X]Stay silent, let her fill the silence. She obviously has something more to say.
>>607454>[x]Take me to Mami. I have to talk to her. Please.Let's get some info down our throat, we can dildo or genocide the base after that.Also,>You look so normal for a world-ending antichrist that I'm beginning to think it's some sort of jokeThere goes the secret, huh?
>>607458[X]Stay silent, let her fill the silence. She obviously has something more to say.[x]Also notice she said "world-ending antichrist"We'll never unlock more diary entries with all this plot happening.
>>607458>Stay silent, let her fill the silence. She obviously has something more to say.
>>607458>[X]Stay silent, let her fill the silence. She obviously has something more to say.I'm of the camp that thinks 'To Hell with Mami', but there were no choices for that, so... Yeah.
>>607458>[X]Take me to Mami. I have to talk to her. Please.
>>607458>[X]Take me to Mami. I have to talk to her. Please.>[X]They know, don't react too openly at that.
>>607458I'd say Take me to Mami, but we don't have proper materials yet.So.>[X]Stay silent, let her fill the silence. She obviously has something more to say.
>>607464At this point we're so off rails Malal's plan that it's not funny. The diary `probably doesn't have much useful info.Also, changing to >Stay silent, let her fill the silence. She obviously has something more to say.On reflection it's a better choice.
>>607458>[x]Stay silent, let her fill the silence. She obviously has something more to say.
>>607458>Stay silent, let her fill the silence. She obviously has something more to say.And if nothing happens:>Take me to Mami. I have to talk to her. Please.
>>607477The diary had information about people and locations that we don't know about. It's still worth looking at.
>>607462>There goes the secret, huh?It doesn't necessarily mean that the entire First knows. Vintage may be in cahoots with Coobie, having her own agenda.
Considering they seem to know our little class change, I vote we up the Shadorun-con to 1.
>>607458>[X] Bring me a stiff drink, I Need one.Time for guiness with anchovies and peanut butter!
>>607458>Stay silent, let her fill the silence. She obviously has something more to say.Time for a monologue?
>>607488Vintage Story Time, go! I hope she has some fond (and lewd) memories of the base.
>>607484A counting down or on a scale?Cause if counting down, we Need 0.5 !
>>607484We were trying to keep a secret from an organization who most likely has the best prognosticator to ever live. The only person we were fooling was ourselves.
>>607482>Vintage may be in cahoots with Coobie, having her own agenda.Remember the conversation between QB and Rea? Rea mentioned that Vintage told them about how is the structure of the base. I´m with you in that Vintage is up to something that her Officio wouldn´t approve
>>607482I think they -should- considering the implications of Mami having come down to kill us while she was supposed to be up there on business in the first place.
>>607501Which one? The first or the ninth?Let there be >shadowruns>She is one send by TTO
>>607501Her last visit on Earth wasn't just to congratulate us on becoming warmaster either. She reeks of betrayal allright.That's why we should trust her for now.
So how about this timelines Homura huh? Wasn't she supposed to be part of the First or something? Or maybe that was it Vintage who was supposed to be to be this timelines Homura?
>>607523Either she is Hazuki Amane or a girl from The First yet to be revealed. I doubt is Vintage
>>607523Definitly not Vintage.The Sillouette doesn't match Vintage.Someone got the Picture?
>>607530Here you have
>>607531And here you have Hazuki Amane. Enjoy your shadowruns
>>607531>>607533Ha, no shadowruns for you!While Hazuki Amane has some sort of Cloak, the Sillouette doesn't!Or at the very least Decu is inconsistant!TAKE THAT!
>>607533Ok, I must have missed this. I was thinking back to when Vintage was first introduced and people were speculating she was the Homu
>>607539>Or at the very least Decu is inconsistant!And here lies your problem.Shadowruns will continue on MGNQ-TV. Stay tuned!
>>607531>>607533>claws>shield>uniform>long hairNah, you guys are just being paranoic again.
>>607547I still believe that Decu is trolling us. When the sillouette appeared, the picture of Hazuki already existed. In my opinion, Decu wouldn´t be as bold as to reveal this so early. I think that when we all are paranoid about Hazuki, the real Homu will maske her appearance and fuck us in the ass
>>607556There's no way it could be that obvious right? Unless Decu knew the best place to hide the truth was to set it right in front of us!
>>607556>tmw you realise Homura is a Callidus.
>>607565Well, if you take into account what happened with Ruri-Yuri, it wouldn´t surprise me
>>607566>Anyone at any point could be, or have been replaced by, a Callidus.You see, thats why we only have our intimate relationships with Callidus', so if they pull a Raikov on us we will be able to tell through lewd interrogation.
So, do we want to raid the Office?We might find materials to create a Fake Soulgem.Or Documents about such a case.Just do something!So!Nyan Nyan!
>>607588>fakegemJust drop it already, it won't work.>raid the OfficeNow, that's a great idea. On-site procurement, bitches!
>>607602I wonder if the First keeps all of their golden weapons in a vault too.
>>607608Most likely. There is, supposedly, one girl who has 5, and from The First it seems. Fun times await
Were golden weapons able to sense each other?
So, as we don't have anything better to do, how about thinking of punishment for the Clara Dolls?
>>607614If I recall correctly they could
>>607616Platypus suits.Wait, did we bring our Platypus Suit?
>>607614If that was the case, then Chiaki would have discovered Mami golden musket a long time ago
>>607621If Mami carried it wich herself, wich I think she didn't
>>607614If they could, we'd been fucked multple times....I begin to form another plan...Hear me out on this one!We do posses quiet the ammound of Weapons.What are the chances of a Girl of the First going [X] FLESH OF FALLING ANGELS! ?If they start butchering each other, we got a free pass.Then we just have to grab the Soulgem, and get the fuck out of here.Her Body can be left for Dead. Might make things easier.And also try not to die from the Deadly Sins Witch.
>>607621Not if she kept it locked away in a vault somewhere until the time she needed it.Yes. Somewhere safe like a vault in the moon base. A business trip to go get it and then slip back to earth to do the job.>>607616They can do our mountain of paperwork.
The Key to success is not having a good plan, it's about having many plans in case the plan Fails.For Reference, see Malal's plan.A good plan, but one Person not doing anything wrong, and you are fucked.
>>607640What was Malal's plan? I've been out of the loop for a bit.
>>607635>They can do our mountain of paperworkEnd of the discussion. This anon wins
>>607452>"Heavens, look at you. You look so normal for a world-ending antichrist that I'm beginning to think it's some sort of joke."Hold the FUCKING phone.
>>607640Why the Fuck do you keep Capitalizing random Words?
>>607648Why aren't you?Because your PC doesn't do it.Simple as that.
>>607643Well, if I recall not having the world end terribly or something like that.It included not having us turn into Satan.And Yuma to not do nothing wrong.So...Good Job Malal. May your True Identity haunt our Best-Girl-Girlfriend forever.Also, let's post blonds, preferribly with some nice leg.He's a leg Person.
>>607635>They can do our mountain of paperwork.God truly is dead.>>607643We were Malal's plan. Yeah, let that sink for a bit.
>>607646Vintage knows we're already a demon, IIRC.
>>607666Which, by the way, doesn´t make me calm in the slighttess. Let´s hope that she is the only one who knows
>>607666Satan, we are waiting for Vintage to drop the other bombs she is packing, so let's post some Legs for Decu.SUMMON HIM DAMNIT!
How can we possibly make everything somehow worse for ourselves at this point?
>>607691Do you want the list?
Alright, I'll get serious.There, HAVE SOME LEG you savage.>>607691Are you trying your chances? I know some ways. But I also know how to make some other plans. At least 5. Right now.
>>607691For real? Are you asking this FOR REAL?
>>607461 >>607464 >>607466You let Vintage continue as she drags you along, out of the room, leaving your mutant cat bastard of a boss to continue filling a water dish with that orange liquid that smells remarkably of blood somehow. Into a corridor that looks just like any other - except for the trasparent plate glass walls and ceiling revealing nothing but the dark, star-dotted void of space outside....Christ, you're on the moon. You're ACTUALLY on the fucking moon.You should take a picture later, to show Midori. Or Misaka-chan. Or hell, even Kyoko. She'd get a kick out of this for sure."Yes, she's to be made an example of, because we don't want to be known for letting someone off for a mental breakdown, which obviously resulted in her mistakenly attacking someone she wasn't supposed to," The diminutive former Warmaster spits bitterly. "No, we'd much rather be known for staying up here with thumbs up our asses while the last Walpurgisnacht made a fucking LAKE of blood from all the Magical Girls it'd murdered. Being reasonable? No, of course not, perish the thought. But cowards? Ah, that's our bag, through and through."So you're guessing she didn't approve of that particular decision, huh."No. I thought that was the worst decision we've ever made. Just like this one." Vintage shakes her head. "We were...we were supposed to be the best, dammit. We were supposed to be protecting everyone. Instead we just sat here and watched everyone die."Then why didn't they?"Incubator's orders, why else? All of us wanted to go. But he wasn't having any of it, oh no. We needed to stay back, just in case something even worse was in the horizon. We didn't even get to attend the burial ceremonies. I had to bribe my way to even attending Malal's funeral." The raven-haired woman huffs as she leads you past what appears to be a series of grandly-framed photographs of Magical Girls, each one looking grand and regal with their emblem-encrusted uniforms. Here, a severe-looking young woman with long black hair frowns at the viewer with an aggressive frown and equally-aggressive eyebrows. In another, a cute brown-haired girl with bright green eyes is all smiles as she holds hands with an awkward-looking, bespectacled young man clutching a body pillow with HER picture on it. And in another--[1/2]
>>607711Wait, the body pillow has the girl's picture on it! The girl he's holdng hands with! What the FUCK?"Anyway, that's...I think that's enough bellyaching for me today." Vintage lets out a sigh, and her grip on your hand loosens the slightest bit as she slows down. "It's...today's not a very good day for me, Chiaki-san, as you can tell. Although I'd wager top dollar it's not a great day for you either." She looks back at you with a tired smile. "Honestly, I'd rather lock myself up in my room with all my illegally-smuggled snacks and simply spend the entire cycle being a useless piece of garbage, but needs must." That's...er...yeah. Things have been going a bit fast here that you're not sure how to respond.But back there, when she called you--"Kyuubey told me." Vintage cuts you off. "Consider me a skeptic when it comes to these things - no, wait, that's putting it mildly. I think it's horseshit, and the Incubators need to stop being superstitious little gits about it." She waves a sleeve-encased hand. "Random mutations due to prolonged warp exposure, nothing else. It just so happened that your mutations matched that of a fictional magical girl deity, from a myth everyone seems to take as bonafide truth nowadays."Then, the Blessed Lady stuff, she doesn't believe in it...?"Yes and no," It's here that the former Warmaster's voice takes on a forcibly-patient tone, as if she'd had to explain this a thousand times before. And she probably has. "Blessed Lady stuff - fine, I'm all for it. Some of us need her to cope, and the stuff you see in this job sometimes--well, she provides comfort is what I'm saying. But all the doom and gloom stuff, about the Devil and all that...I think those were just added in by some people with second year syndrome up to the gills."But what about the...the visions everyone who goes in the Akashic Realm keep seeing? You remember writing that down, so long ago, in your journal. That kinda matches up with things--"..." Vintage stops in her tracks and looks back at you. "That's...well, that's what gives me pause about this whole thing, but visions - hallucinations - portents - they shouldn't be taken at face value. They shouldn't be a reason for an entire Officio to be put to the sword - and Blessed Lady knows we already murder each other for the smallest of slights." She gives you a pained smile. "But antichrist or not, your secret's safe with me, Chiaki-san. No one else knows."Right. But...should you two be talking about this here? Out in the open?[2/3]
>>607702Well, we could always tell them that they shouldn't want to be known for betraying and lying to the magical girls either. Trust goes both ways if you want it to be important to anyone.
>>607716The former Warmaster shakes her head. "Consider it handled. Everyone else is either at the feasting hall or preparing the proceedings. If anyone else is actually listening in, all they'd be hearing is the both of us talking about something dreadfully boring." She taps her temple."So, really quick, before I drag you to meet people who you desperately need to know. What do you plan on doing?"How do you respond?I'm busting her out, Vintage. I'm...still not sure.What do you think I should do?Other. (Write-in)
>>607718Other."There will be an execution, don't worry. But I'll have her Soulgem by that Point. I got a plan, but I will Need some things."Fake Soulgem Plan ok?
>>607718>OtherI've come to watch a comrade die.
>>607718> Other. (Write-in)We have to talk to Mami first and find out the truth.
>>607718>[X]I'm...still not sure.
>>607718>[X]Other. (Write-in)It pains me, but today, I have to kill a friend.
>>607718I´m with >>607724. But I add :"And when I find it, I will decide"
>>607718Pretty much >>607724We'll listen to what she has to say first.(and -then- do something stupid)
>>607718>[x]Other. (Investigate what caused Mami to loose it)It just doesn't make sense that Mami would loose it, I suspect that pinky/faust is involved, though I'm not sure about if it could be induced by a golden weapon or a more direct method.We want to get Mami out, but we also need to get this done without any kind of conflict.
>>607718>Other. (Write-in)"I want the truth. Not just whats and ifs, I want to know why. Can you help me get to the bottom of it?"
>>607718>[x]What do you think I should do?
>>607730>>607723Wow, you guys have so Little hope for anything.This is PANCAKES for crying out loud!>>607733>without any kind of conflictYou and me Buddy, you and me both.
>>607718>[X]Other. (Write-in)We need to talk to Mami first.
>>607718>What do you think I should do?
>>607718[x]I'm busting her out, Vintage.[x]Other: If you can offer me a better plan, I'm all ears.
>>607738>Wow, you guys have so Little hope for anything.Most of all I just want some consequences to stick for once. It's advertised as noir but somehow we always manage to get out slightly better then before. Yuma died but she's back in the weapon. Sayaka didn't witch out. Kyoko didn't die. Chiaki is getting better and takes care of herself more. Now Mami will be saved and all is well again. This ain't noir.
>>607745Does >>606894Appeal to you?Simply put, we gotta get a Fake Soulgem which will be destroyed during the Execution.The Body will be cremated, soulgem crushed.And then we kinda fuck off, without anyone noticing.That's my sneaky Approach.>>607751>Yuma as a weapon better than being deadMate, a fate worse than death.Also, do you really believe it will be that easy saving Mami?Maybe she WANTS to die?Fuck I know.
>>607765>Mate, a fate worse than death.Not from our viewpoint. We still can talk to her as if nothing changed and now we can potentially tap into some of her powers.
>>607765Anon, honestly, creating a fake soul gem capable of fooling The First is impossible at this point. That would have taken a lot of time for preparation. Also, I doubt the girls of The First are going to be fooled by some normal crystal gem breaking. Yours is a plan destined to fail from the beginning, I´m afraid
>>607751That's you making stupid decisions to get consequences for stupidity.Film Noir isn't JUST all bad decisions, all bad consequences, all the time.All won't be well again, since even if we save Mami, any help she can provide will be severely curtailed because the First will still be after her.And once the First finds out about our wings, they'll still purge the Ninth. Any thoughts of trying to distance ourselves from them in order to protect the Ninth are ignoring the absolute superstitious fear that Homucifer has over the Incubators that are still sane. QB has gone completely batshit insane by the standards of their race, and that's why he's still trying to cover for us.
>>607767Welp, Looks like we will try and get some alone time with our Pancake-goddess.>>607772>Our>YoursYou sure mate? We could ask the others but...
>>607767>I'm pausing this thread for now, I need to sleep! We'll continue tomorrow night since the thread will still be here until later!>Thank you for playing!
>>607780I'd post my G'night Image, but don't have it on had at the Moment.so...G'night mate.
>>607777With 'our' viewpoint i was referring to Chiaki's.
>>607780G'night and a happy vacation, moon lord.
>>607780Good night, Decu!
>>607780Thanks for running
>>607780Gnight Decu.http://suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com/qstarchive.html?tags=Magical%20Girl%20Noir%20QuestThread has been archived! (Yes it won't fall off the board that fast but eh.)
>>607722>>607755>fakegemWhile we're at it, how about giving our soulgem to the enemy?>>607751"noir" part of mgnq was always just as meaningful as the the word "final" in "final fantasy".
>>607783I think that having no access to smokes, whiskey, or a journal and suffering continual and irreversible memory loss and being aware of said loss, Chiaki would feel that being in a Golden Weapon is the worse fate.
>>607780Good night, Decu! Rest well!
>>607783Pretty sure that Chiaki cried over Yumas fate.Take some reference:http://suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com/archive/49056821/#p49061643
>>607795Yuma I don't really think Yuma being in the weapon is a good thing either.
Lewd writeup time? http://pastebin.com/jv1LynxTLewd writeup time. Keep yourselves entertained till tomorrow!
>>607795She also cried over the breakup with Lorry.She's pretty weak emotionally when you think about it.
>>607780Will you be going off to Akun eventually?
Oh well, I'll be taking my leave then too.Get me some of that Refined Witch-Moonshine (emphasis on "Moon")>>607805This is his goodbye to 4chan pretty much.As his Twitter says: "Here we go! The last thread on 4ch, probably! Let's have a good one everyone!"
So uh, was Vintage always a Callidus?
>>607839>CallidusI'm pretty sure she was stated to be a Vindicare during the ceremony.
>>607839Pretty sure she was. Her sister with the big punchy arm was sort of the black sheep of the family for not being one.What's the bump limit on this kusoboard?
>>607789Wiki updated to latest thread.
Decu ist tot
>>607986it's been three hours, calm your tits
>>607986Decu himself said he will continue "tomorrow night". That means more than 12 hours. Sit down and wait
>only one vote for busting her outI can't leave you guys alone.
>>607751>>607790You faggots wouldn't know Noir if Raymond Chandler rose from the dead, raped you, then donkey punched you into a poster of The Big Combo.
>>608173If this quest was noir it wouldn't have a cast composed of waifus and a chuuni pseudoreligious plot
So, while Decu is dead, is anyone interested in asking another question for the Incubators Tarot?
Fug, I should probably catch up on the last couple threads now that this is running again huh...
>>609179Yes, of course you should.
Anims, I need someone to spoonfeed me. Considering that Decu intends to go to Anonkun, I want to know if there the conversations between the players are recorded like they do in 4chan. One of the funny things in a quest is to see the theories, insults and ideas the anons shared in that moment, and I don't want to lose that...
>>609274Yeah, they have chat in the sidebar and if you zoom in to the mobile view our hide the sidebar the chat goes in between chapters according to time they were posted. There is a reply mechanism but it is pretty shit so it is mainly like irc where you have to guys who is replying to who from context.
>>609289There also seems to be a quest forum. Not sure what are it's rules of use though.
>>609274They are but no ones gonna go and scroll up all the way again.And the chat at that time isn't linked to the main story posts at that time so unless you're there when its live, you're gonna miss all the shitposting.
>>609304Sounds awful. I wish we could just go back to /tg/.
>>609306I prefer the option to remain here in /qst/ if we can't go back to /tg/. So far, it's not that different, and it will be less complicated to all the followers of Decu
>>609331I don't like IDs. It prevents me from shitposting.
>>609347i know right
>>609347>It prevents me from shitpostingCorrect me if I´m wrong, but isn´t shitposting one of the things that the 4chan community dislikes?. It´s damaging for the quests, and you will always have the other boards for that.
>>609401It also lets people judge you based on your other posts, because you're literally not anonymous.
>>609406I'm not familiar with the IDs on /qst/ but aren't they only fixed in one thread? As in, if you go to another thread you get a new ID? That's not so bad. Not like you can accumulate a forum identity. Still not ideal but could be worse.
There's no need to rush the final decision yet. We're doing it on /qst/, we're already forming our opinion of it, we can still do a test play on Anonkun. After that, we can give Decu our feedback and let him decide.What about doing a chapter of Girls und Titan quest on Anonkun instead? It's still a young series, so moving it to another place won't be as problematic, and most GuTq players come from mgnq anyway.
>>609420A very good idea, and very good explained
>>609401If a quest truly differs from some play by post RP, a forum CYOA, or crap like that, it's pretty obviously through the features that an imageboard provides and a forum would not (unless you tailor it to SPECIFICALLY provide those features, like anonkun). IDs simply make 4chan less 4chan, and make questing feel less unique.This should be obvious, but the quest format also outright increases value by weeding out undesirables. Take your classic pnp party at the table, and imagine you get rid of almost all social features of tabletop gaming, and implicitly all the players that come to hang out and not actually play. What you are left with are people interested in creating a good story. This is definitely grognardy, it is elitism, you may not like it, and it really helps makes this thing really good.
>>609401>>609419It also prevents someone who might need to post with an identity to answer something related to him(say a drawfag about a drawing) from posting differently as 'just another anon' in the same quest so that his vote can weighted independently of his other post.
So while we're waiting, let's come up with ideas for what passwords to try on the password diary.I remember ALICE and FIRST being suggested. Anything else?
>>609455SPACE? USAGI (because the moon rabbit)?Or just wait till Vintage introduces us to the cream of the crop of the first and input every five letter name we hear.
>>609455AMANE maybe ? SEVEN for the seven sins (though I suppose Chiaki wouldn't know about that yet).LUNAR for the moon base ?
DOLLSwe need to know more about them
>>609472>[ENTRY UNLOCKED]>[There's only one thing one can say about those pathetic good-for-nothings - don't count on them. Don't try taking them with you on any mission - they will only abandon you at the most critical time. And I know you're thinking about delegating your paperwork to them. Just don't do it, Murderface. It'll end up in your office splattered with tomatoes and your officio facing bancruptcy.]
>>609472>>609477I don't think she ever expected us to have the dolls.
>>609480Right. But that begs the question - what did she expect? Is diary even worth using at this point? I don't think she even wanted us to have anything to do with anyone from the first, much more to actually pay them a visit.
>>609480She really didn't.She also wanted to wipe our entire Memories.So that's nice.
>>609494Our memories are our worse enemy.Anyway, we have Smartass now. Her lie detector trick should be much more useful that the diary ever was. In fact we should ask her if she recognizes any of the megucas we meet at the base.
>>609493Forewarned is forearmed.
>>609499Who the fuck was smartass again?
>>609502After the Stoodges deemed us a heretic, they fucked off. And then there was smartass, our self before becoming unreliable.
>>609502Our new mirror buddy. As of now our only mirror buddy. She's in charge of our bad memories, which allows her to do a sort of lie detection thing (it's not 100% reliable, mind you).
>>609499Correction, our memories were our worst enemy.Now that we've gone over the edge, they can't really harm us anymore, only help.And yes, Smartass can be a boon. Though she'll probably be fed up sooner than later with our shadowruns.>>609401Shitposting is not good or bad, it depends on the use. Some of the best 4chan, and more specifically quest moments can be considered "shitposting", as in jokes or nontopics. Even baiting can be good if done artfully or in the right moment.The problem comes when newbies associate "any shitposting = good" and start, well, shitting up the site.If we wanted no shitposting we wouldn't be here.
>>609510>shadowrunsOh right, I remember now.Remember Ruri?According to NECO, her image songs are: "Wonderful Hero" and "give me the moon"You paranoid again?
>>609516Why would we be, anon? What could you possibly be implying?Incidentally, the thread's sountrack.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQR0bXO_yI8
>>609522I'm not implying anything.but...well...It's MGNQ.If you are not paranoid, you are not doing it right.Right?
>>609522I still think it's a shame we ended up using a boring mode of transportation that is teleportation. I was hoping for a QB Heavy Industries personal space shuttle.https://youtu.be/lul-Y8vSr0I?t=52>Chiaki Matsuda during karaoke
>>609532Then you're an idiot for thinking that they would use something slow and expensive when teleporters have been used repeatedly throughout the quest.
>>609532I'm half disappointed too that the first doesn't have a subsidiary Kerbal Transport company. But then again, we have enough explosions and casualties as is.Also, Decu should be about to post now. Should we summon him?
>>609543Don't have legs right now.Want to do the classic?Nyan Nyan!
>>609537Efficiency if nice, if you're an incubator. But anyone that isn't a total dildo emperor will admit that sitting on an explosive piece of junk, constructed by an engineer whose only experience in rocket science comes from playing Kerbal Space Program, is in fact the only way.
>>607724 >>607731 >>607732 >>607735You grit your teeth here. As much as you want to say the first thing that comes to your mind - to spit out that knee-jerk response that your younger, bloodier self would immediately put into action, no questions asked - you find yourself unable to. Something in the back of your mind, something woven into your own psyche, telling you to wait. To get all the facts first. To find out just what's really happening before jumping off the cliff that may - or may not - kill you before you even make it all the way down."I...I have to know more." You manage to say. "I don't...think I have all the facts to make a decision right now."Vintage looks at you straight, her crimson eyes boring into yours through both your glasses, before nodding. "Good. That's good. I was expecting you to get here with your mind already made up, and that in itself isn't a bad thing, conviction is a virtue after all - but when your decisions carry with it the weight of all the lives in your Officio, you really have to set emotions aside sometimes and do what's prudent. Not right, not wrong, just...prudent."Something resembling understanding passes between the both of you, before she heads off again, her hand grasping yours. "I can't give you a one-on-one with Tomoe Mami right now, she's in full lockdown and under heavy guard. What I can do is to get you in touch with someone who can help you come to a decision, and provide the assistance that you need."Really? She can't pull any strings for you? Even just five minutes with Mami will--"Chiaki-san, we're not exactly a full Officio. We can barely fill three squads at best." Vintage shakes her head. "Everyone knows everyone here, and they know all my tricks." She pauses for a moment here, before correcting herself. "Well, not all, but anyway, my point is there are no strings to pull when there's just one, and the Warmaster's holding all of them."...Right. Fine. Okay.So who is this person she's taking you to, then?"Someone trustworthy. Someone who says they're from your past."Your past? ...Great. Probably someone with a huge chip on their shoulder, then, looking to get back at you.Vintage laughs at this, short and harsh. "Hardly. I know her personally and we've done business here and there, maybe tried to kill each other a few times. She's someone who's taken an interest in your unique predicament and wants to help." The former Warmaster looks back at you here. "But with all that said, try to have an open mind when talking to her."Why's that? You ask blithely, just as the both of you stop in front of what appears to be the room to someone's personal quarters. ...Vintage's, in fact."Let's just say she's not the kind of person you get to talk to everyday." The raven-haired Equerry says as she presses a four-number combination on a keypad next to the door itself. The portal opens with a mechanical sliding noise, like a gun being cocked in the dark. [1/2]
>>609567Inside, you smell something...enticing. Familiar.Pancakes.Mami's pancakes.You wouldn't mistake that for anything else.Your eyes go wide as you turn towards Vintage. She shakes her head, a rueful smile curling her lips, before she gestures towards the room itself."Get inside, talk. You have a bit of time before they figure out that something's wrong. Get your information while you can."Your eyes still wide in disbelief, you step inside. The doors immediately clicking closed behind you as you step into a small but well-furnished abode, one with a mini-kitchen at the back.No, honestly, it feels like a one-bedroom apartment that shut-ins lock themselves in forever, to be found rotting into the tatami when the police come knocking. There's even a kotatsu laid out in front of an old CRT TV, with a dented Famicom hooked up to it.You've barely pulled off your heels to step onto the tatami-covered floor when you hear it. A voice from the past - but not YOUR past. From someone else's."Ah, you're here. The...Nameless One, right? Please, have a seat. I've made you something to eat while we talk."Its owner stepping out from behind the partition of the mini-kitchen with a tray of pancakes in her hands. Her features concealed in what looks like dark ray-ban sunglasses and a medical mask, the sort you'd wear if you were sick with hayfever and didn't want to be spreading it around on the job.Wearing a nurse uniform with the Ninth Officio Assassinorum logo embroidered on the front.No, it's not Mami. Not by a long shot.Then, who...?"Please excuse the mess," The nurse says as she daintily places the tray down on the kotatsu table, before taking a seat herself, her stockinged legs folding underneath her. "Despite all appearances Vintage isn't the neatest person around. When I got here there were empty snack bags and candy wrappers all over the place, it was disgusting!"How do you react?Who are you?Who the hell are you? These pancakes...do you think this is a fucking joke? Chiaki. The name's Chiaki.Other.
>>609567Prepare for Nosebleeds and your the universe collapsing on itself.It's time to meet Homura.
>>609570>Who are you?
>>609570>[X]Who are you? These pancakes... where did you get them?
>>609570>[X]Other>Have we met before?
>>609570>Who are you?Although I am pretty sure to know who she is, in character we have to ask
>>609570[x]Chiaki. The name's Chiaki.[x] Other: Why did Mami attack the First, and what did she intend to accomplish?Put our emotions aside, and be prudent.Get as much pertinent info as quickly as possible.We're on a fucking timer.
>>609570>Chiaki. The name's Chiaki.>Who are you?Okay, surprise me Decu. Who else can be up here that wouldn't want to kill us outright?
>>609570>Other.Cut straight to the quick. She's here to help us make a decision, right? Why is she helping us and why should we listen?
I wanted to choose>Who the hell are you? These pancakes...do you think this is a fucking joke? for comedic value, but in character we are too much dildoed to do that.
>>609570>[X]Who are you?>[X]Chiaki. The name's Chiaki.well at least I made it for the second day
>>609570>[x]Who are you?
>>609570>Who the hell are you? These pancakes...do you think this is a fucking joke?
>>609570>[X]Chiaki. The name's Chiaki.>[X]Other.Ask if she knows why Mami did the things she did.
>>609570>Chiaki. The name's Chiaki.
>>609570>[x]Who the hell are you? These pancakes...do you think this is a fucking joke? Damn, I'm way too late but I'm gonna vote anyway. Twitter won't tell me shit these days, just freezes on me.
So, where is "vote called"?
>>609628Ooh, it's a new one!Looks nice.
Do. Not. Mess. With the pancakes.So, who is it in there? Because if that's Homura, that blows up the 1st Warmaster's theory. Would be surprised.
>>609635Well, I don't think it's Bob Ross. But maybe we're truly in for a surprise.
>>609635Would probably blow Chiaki's mind too.Like, literally make her brain break down.Goop out of the nose man.
>>609570That smell... It couldn't be...
>>609645Oh fuck, you made my day now.
>>609645So it was all your work!
>>609644>>609645SO IT WAS ALL YOUR WORK
>>609574 >>609583You immediately take a seat as well, pulling up close to the kotatsu, crossing your legs and placing your hands on the table itself. Despite the urgency of the situation - as well as Mami's impending execution hanging over you like the veritable sword of Damocles - you find your mouth watering at the scent and sight of the pancakes, drowning out your chosen reactions for the moment. ...Christ, just the perfect amount of syrup, too. Just the right amount of butter. No burnt edges or tearing in any of the tiers, and the consistency--"Oh, please, go right ahead." The stranger says after a long and awkward moment between the both of you, a gloved hand gently pushing the plate of pancakes towards your side of the table. "You look just about ready to keel over. I made it myself, and I promise it's not poisoned or anything like that."What do you do?Eat. You can ask your questions while you're eating.Ask Smartass if your host is on the level first.Work up the will and deny the pancakes. You're here for business.
>>609655>[X]Eat. You can ask your questions while you're eating.>[X]Ask Smartass if your host is on the level first.
>>609655>[X]Ask Smartass if your host is on the level first.Then>[X] Breath in the pancakes. It's not even eating at this point anymore.
>>609655[x]Eat. You can ask your questions while you're eating.[x]Ask Smartass if yhommmfhumumufmu muchu mucnmfhummghssnghk
>>609645It's delicious and despair-inducing to live on the moon.
>>609655>Ask Smartass if your host is on the level first.
>>609655>Work up the will and deny the pancakes. You're here for business.No pancakes while on business.Plus we'll probably hurl them up when we teleport back home if we survive
>>609655>[x]Work up the will and deny the pancakes. You're here for business.Focus, anons! Focus!
>>609655[x]Eat. You can ask your questions while you're eating.[x]Ask Smartass if your host is on the level first.[x]Is my addiction that obvious and well known?
>>609655>Eat. You can ask your questions while you're eating.Multitasking!
>>609655Maybe ask her if Mami gave the recipe under torture. Half kidding.
>>609655>[x]Work up the will and deny the pancakes. You're here for business.we can quit pancakes any time we want. just like we quit alcohol and murder sprees.
>>609655>Eat. You can ask your questions while you're eating.We don't want to waste our precious time just to know that she, in fact, did not poison the pancakes.
>>609655>Work up the will and deny the pancakes. You're here for business.BUSINESS TIME. NO ENTERING THE FIGHT WITH OUR STOMACH FULL, BECAUSE ALL THE FAT WILL MAKE US SLOWER
>>609694Oh right!>[X]Ask for some Alcohol.Time to taste the Moonshine!
>>609667>Crunch being stealthy ever>Crunch being able to stifle her compulsion to use WORDS
>>609655>[x]Ask Smartass if your host is on the level first.Gotta have some commentary from our other self first.
>>609655>[X]Ask Smartass if your host is on the level first.Smells like fiddles.
>>609707>>609713>rising to decu's baitSmartass will tell us she didn't poison her pancakes and we will piss the host with our lack of trust, also waste some time in the process. Wait till we get enough info from her, then we can do the Smartass Scan.>>609690What if it's actually her recipe and Mami just learned it from her? It would mean that Mami and the masked girl know each other well.
>>609655>Eat the pancakes
>>609728So, what IF Decu is bating us?We will riot if he does.We want to ask Smartass about our host, not the food, if I'm correct.Or just misunderstanding everything.Seriously though? If it's not about Smartass scanning if they know this person, I will be dissapointed at Decu.
>nobody has yet guessed that it's Harumi RyounoIt's like people haven't read the billion pages of supplementary non-canon material...
>>609756I read a decent amount of it but I barely remember anything from them any more. I mean most of it wasn't remotely recent reading even before the hiatus.
Just remembered something. Correct me if I'm wrong but Smartass said that for her lie detection to work she cross-references a person's words and body language against homu's memories. Since she wears a mask and sunglasses, reading her might be impossible for Smartass.>>609738Smartass' lie detection can tell if somebody's telling the truth. You won't gain much by asking her if everything she said so far is "I didn't poison your pancakes". Of course she didn't. That's why asking Smartass at this point of time is useless.>>609756>supplementary non-canon material...Into the Wookieland it goes.
>>609764We aren't using the Lie detector, but we ARE asking her to use her memory, so we know if they know them, and if they are trustworthy.
>>609764>Into the Wookieland it goesYeah, but even if the writeup is non-canon, I feel like Decu's reusing the character and part of her background.
>>609774>I actually checked that thread againFuck my life.>"Any time you think someone's full of shit - and it doesn't take a Culexus to see that you have lots of walking, talking sackfuls of the stuff in your near future - I'll tell you if they are.">What, like a truth detector?>"Exactly like a truth detector." She nods, proudly. "And I know my shit when it comes to that, so you can trust my analysis a hundred percent. Just don't have me use them on everything you hear - it's going to be very obvious to them that you think they're full of shit, and you don't want that to happen - but for the really important bits, where you want to make sure they're on the level? I can check that for you."And wouldn't you know, we're close to fucking it up once again.>>609781Sure, but it's better to take it with a grain of salt, right?
>>609510>Now that we've gone over the edge, they can't really harm us anymore, only help.that has "famous last words" written all over it
>>609756The canonicity of the write-ups is never clear. Wendy (writefag), stated that the fat Raven was with Yuri Satou (in a supposedlu canon write-up), yet here is it pn The Moon with Vintage
Let's be realistic here.What's our chance of rescuing Mami's Mammaries?
>>609794>Sure, but it's better to take it with a grain of salt, right?I don't think you understand how this "shadowrun" business is run.
>>609804Yuri and Vintage are going out together.
>>609804The wiki has separate "canon" and "non-canon" sections of writeups, so that's why I said she's from a non-canon writeup. Of course, Decu gets to use whatever writeups he wishes as long as he establishes the character sufficiently well.
>>609807Pretty fucking small, but if we pull of a proper fucking PLAN - I already made my suggestions - we should be in the clear.Unless the Pancakes wants to die.
>>609796Come on, how could it ever possibly get worse somehow?
>How's she going to do that, though? Reading their minds or what?>"Oh, no, I can't do any of that. It's more of just analyzing what they're saying, body language, that kind of thing - AND then cross-referencing their statements with the patterns and consistencies I've discovered throughout other timelines." She taps her temple with a finger. "Remember all those migraines you keep having? That's your brain trying to keep up with ten thousand years' worth of hoarded information and memories. With me, I can cross-check what someone's saying with what I can dig up about them, and tell you if they're bullshitting you based on what I find.">cross-check>what someone's saying>with what I can dig up about themJust to make everything clear: she needs something to work on besides just the person, you can't just analize anyone all the time without them noticing.
>>609813What plan?There is no plan.
>>609807The Mammaries? Good, considering we'll probably get the corpse for burial.Her soul gem? That's going to be trickier.But no one messes with the pancakes.
>>609814It almost always gets worse
>>609820That anon mistakes "plan" with "hipotheticals spiced with shadowruns".
>>609807Pretty low in all honesty. The first is made up of the most capable magical girls of all the officios, and they have sentenced Mami to death. Our chances of getting her out are slim to none. Even if we do manage to fake her death, the guys operating the teleporter will know that we are going back home with an extra person. And things only get worse from there.I'm not saying that there ISN'T a chance, but I'm certainly not saying that this will be easy. We need a solid plan with multiple backup plans in order to work out.
>>609829Wait that's not what a plan is?Shit.
>>609818As far as i see it, she was only explaining how her lie detector works.Doesn't mean she won't use her memory for anything else.
>>609814ARE YOU ALL GODDAMN FUCKING HONTOU BAKAS!? DO YOU NOT UNDERSTAND WHAT "NOIR" AND "SHADOWRUN" MEANS? DID YOU REALLY, WHEN THEY WERE HANDING OUT THE BRAINS, REALLY JUST GO "no thanks mate, I will take this (9) ball instead of a brain if it's all the same to you". Pic fucking related.captcha: 2020
>>609829My life is a lie.
>>609831The only way out I can think of is to somehow rip an akashic hole portal somehow and fake her 'death' in there once the survey team inevitably finds her 'body' some time later>inb4 theres literally akashic portals EVERYWHERE in the moon
>>609846Come on pal, calm down. It's not like we'd give our soul gem to our arch enemy or something. That'd be just silly.Everything will probably be talked over and end well with no downsides. It has always worked for us.
>>609831Well, to explain it once again, the sneaky approch would work best.We won't be abled to transport a body, so we will have to pull another Kyoko, and recreate the Pancakes from her Soulgem.Then, we only need to smuggle the Soulgem of the moon, so neither the First, nor the Sin send to kill us grabs a hold of our Goddess.Backuplans are diplomacy, and if shit hits the fan, use violence to escape, and try to pull the entire blame on yourself, so the 9th doesn't get involved.Sounds solid enough?
Mayne it will stop if we ignore it enouth.Not for me though.I'm taking that delicious bait!And while we are at delicious-Nyan Nyan!
>>609854No, of course it doesn't.How are we going to make a fake Soulgem that can pass as the real thing, especially when there's going to be Callidus and Culexus to try to check the Soulgem's validity?And how do you even plan to make the switch when we're not allowed to meet with Mami, before or during the execution?Unless you can come up with something more concrete than wishful thinking, because that's all your "plan" is at this point, don't try to pass it off as something viable.
>>609865There would be no noticeable difference between MGNQ and Twitch plays MGNQ anyway, except for a drastic increase in emotes.
>>609831You forget something.>Vintage and her "friend" may be on our side>they may be in cahoots with Coobie, the most cunning mutant alien cat in this part of the universeIt's just my shadowrun, but it gives me hope.>>609834>>609847Welcome to the club.>>609836How much obvious do I have to make it for you?She cross-checks what someone's saying with our memories.no words => no analisiswait till much words => good analisisAlso:Remember kids, people don't like it when you use a truth detector on them.>>609867>How are we going to make a fake Soulgem that can pass as the real thingBy our superior crafting skill that's just as good as our cooking.
>>609881>just as good as our cooking.We're doomed.The only thing giving me hope now is the fact that Coobie is the craziest incubator and seemingly has some kind of pre-plan in place already, and theBigRedButton.Actually, wasn't Coobie's hobbie planning for nightmare situations?
>>609881>on our side>anyone ever
>>609854How do I filter your posts? Because you're insane.Honestly we might as well pretend to actually be the Fallen and try to kill Mami and make it look like we are working for the First or some shit so that QB can save Mami and take the firsts place.FYI that's the most insane plan I could think of and it's still more reasonable than yours.Like why don't we just fucking goad the Megawitches into attacking while we're at it and escape in the confusion.Or how about we ask Pinky to help.
>>609892Can't you filter by ID?
>>609892>goad the MegawitchesIF we found a way, that wouldn't be that bad of a plan. A way that doesn't involve pinky, anyway.
>>609854Magical girl corpses start to decay or go into a coma if their soul gem is too far away. So if they either don't find a valid soul gem or notice Mami's decay then they will start searching, we will be a priority as we have the most of a link to Mami.Once they open up our inventory and see our stockpile of guns, bombs and other shit, they will likely assume that we are here with ill intent, and will attack us.
>>609889Yes, QB liked to do mental exercises to defeat The First. Sadly for you and him, his exercises ended mostly in frustation and sometimes yhey were entertaining, but always ended in failure. What I´m trying to say, is that QB doesn´t have a plan for this. Chiaki has to improvise something
>>609889>Actually, wasn't Coobie's hobbie planning for nightmare situations?I remember he was thinking about overtaking the first very early, right after our return from the Siberia. The scheming mutant cat!>>609890Let me rephraze that: on a side not entirely opposite to ours.
>>609881Welp.Looks like I'm either to stubborn or I can't explain good enouth.The Fault is on my side.Furthermore>>607711>Incubator's orders, why else? ALL OF US WANTED TO GO. Keep your spirits high, anon.Maybe we can Start a - wait for it -...REBELLION!>>609901>The first having access to our hammerspaceI'd like them to try.>>609892So... which part of it is insane? The part where we acctually try to be sneaky or where we try to save what little we have left, at the expanse of our own, worthless life, which brought misery over everyone else?
>>609901If they open our inventory they'll most likely find the Crockett. That would be a funny one.
>>609923Our inventory is not the same thing as the "shieldspace" fyi. I don't think anyone could access our migs, for example.
>>609923Assuming that we haven't already used/gotten rid of the MiGs, that would be a bigger surprise, owing to the size of a MiG when compared to a Davey Crockett.
>>609932...Maybe we already have everything we need inside of our shield?Maybe we just need to pull the right thing out?
>>609945>Maybe we just need to pull the right thing out?Chiaki tried to empty her shield once, to check it's capacity. It ended in a hangar full of millitary equipment and no empty bottom in sight. I dunno what happened to the Davy Crockett though, I hope we get to use it someday.The bottom line is - what was a cool and OP power for the original Homura, for us is just an impractical quirk.
>>609932>>609937I assumed we had stored that in our inventory. Though in retrospect, with its size it may not be wise.But I assume if they searched us they'd know about the shield inventory anyway.
>>609658 >>609660 >>609662 >>609669+ Smartass? + You look down on the proferred pancakes, blithely wiping your lower lip on your sleeve.+ Really? You're asking me to...REALLY? + The one Golden Spirit still inhabiting your Golden Eagle lets out a defeated sigh. + Yes, she's on the leve. The pancakes aren't poisoned. You can-- +You don't even let her finish. You grab the fork and knife and go to town on what might be the last pile of pancakes you'll ever devour. Cutlery clattering against porcelain as you kill - no, MURDER - the stack in front of you with such ravenous, rapacious gusto that your host is rendered absolutely speechless. You even forgot to slow down enough to even ask your questions!"...Oh. Oh dear." The black-haired nurse hesitantly speaks up as you finally set your utensils down ten seconds later, your plate so completely reaved clean of any trace of pancakes that it seems that there weren't even any in the first place. "If I'd known you were coming up here with that kind of appetite, I'd have made more." She takes what appears to be a Miracle Midori x Murder Mayumi branded tissue box and hands it to you with one hand, before gesturing towards her own lips with her other. "Got some syrup there. Lower lip and some on your cheek, too."MORE? That's... No. No, that's fine, you manage to force yourself to say, gratefully taking the box of tissues and ripping off a few sheets to wipe away the last vestiges of your own shameful indulgence. One stack is enough. You're trying to cut down. Besides, there's work to do. Yeah."Yes, work. That's what we're here for, for better or for worse." Your host shrugs her tiny shoulders. "In any case, I'll start with the introductions, since it's highly likely you're just about wondering who I am." She sounds like she's smiling, here, and by the creases of her medical mask it seems to be the case. "But first, I hope you'll pardon the mask and glasses. I hate looking like I'm trying to be mysterious myself, but this is for both our sakes, I assure you."...Right. Okay. You were just about to remark that she looks like some sort of celebrity trying to go incognito and failing hard, but sure. Whatever does it for her."Thank you." Again, the tell-tale creases giving away a smile, before she goes all business. "Now, Nameless One, I represent a group of individuals - of which I am a member of - who is aware of your situation and want to offer our assistance. I realize we don't have much in the way of time so I'll just say that we are not being completely altruistic; we have a vested interest in seeing you make it out alive here, one way or the other, whatever you decide to finally do." She looks down on her hands for a moment before looking back at you. "We - I - have it on good authority that you will need all the help you can get once this whole business is done, one way or another. That's why I'm here."[1/2]
>>609967...Well. That's...quite an introduction."Honesty's refreshing, isn't it?" Another crinkle of the face mask, a glint from behind the dark shades. "Here's some more, then. Tomoe Mami is here because your worst fears are right - she did betray you. She did try to kill Hanegawa Midori as she tried to rescue you from the grave you've dug yourself into. But either through sheer luck or just...something, instead of dying she managed to hit Tomoe Mami with something that not only caused her to stop, but also gave Tomoe Mami the impetus to murder the Warmaster of the First. Or at least attempt to."Which is...?"The truth." The truth? What kind of fucked-up truth would drive someone crazy enough to do something like this? Something like attacking the most powerful Officio in the world - and its Warmaster, no less! And trying to kill Midori--!!It's here that your host shrugs. "It's not something I'm privy to at the moment, and believe me, it's not for lack of trying. But..." She tilts her head to the side. "Tomoe Mami. You consider her a hero, yes? Despite this little pockmark on her record?"...It's much more than a fucking pockmark, but yeah. She's...she's someone who could certainly fit that title, you grudgingly reply."My guess is that she was trying to be one to the very end. The truth set her free in a way that she realized that the crazy option was in fact the only option to take. And she took it, even if the odds were stacked against her. Even if it's guaranteed that she would never make it off this rock alive, no matter if she succeeded or not." The mask-clad girl spreads her gloved hands. "A true hero by any definition of the word."That's...hnh...But what? What could she have found out that made her do this...?"Only Tomoe Mami would know, Nameless One. And unless you can rip it out of her mind from here without triggering their awful harridan of an undying Culexus - then the only thing you can do here is to ask her yourself."How do you react?Have Smartass check her for lies.You still haven't told me your name.What are...what are you offering? Are you going to help me break her out, or something?
>>609967>I represent a group of individuals - of which I am a member of - who is aware of your situation and want to offer our assistance.On the plus side: Hey, accolites!On the con side: Everyone seems to know everything around here. At this point, if the First and its warmaster don't know anything I'll be disappointed.
>>609979>[X]You still haven't told me your name.>[X]What are...what are you offering? Are you going to help me break her out, or something?>[X]Why do you care if I make it out of here?
>>609979>You still haven't told me your name.>What are...what are you offering? Are you going to help me break her out, or something?
>>609979>You still haven't told me your name.
>>609979>What are...what are you offering? Are you going to help me break her out, or something?She doesn't want to tell us her name, which suits us just fine. Let's get to the chase.
>>609979>[X]What are...what are you offering? Are you going to help me break her out, or something?>[X]Have Smartass check her for lies.We better not ask the name.We already know the answer.
>>609979>You still haven't told me your name.It's gonna be another fucking code-name, you can bet your ass on it.
>>609979[x]You still haven't told me your name.[x]What are...what are you offering? Are you going to help me break her out, or something?[x]Other: What's the price for such help?
>>609979>[X]You still haven't told me your name.>[X]What are...what are you offering? Are you going to help me break her out, or something?
>>609979>[x]Have Smartass check her for lies.Considering how paranoid we are and our connection to Mami, it only makes sense.>[x]What are...what are you offering?Might as well cut to the chase.THEORY:Mami found out that we are not the BBEG, that role belongs to the warmaster of the 1st. She tried (and failed) to take out 1st's warmaster and is being executed to silence her. This also explains why we are not allowed to visit Mami.
>>609979>What are...what are you offering? Are you going to help me break her out, or something?She's on the level and her name is immaterial. Time to bust the bust out of here.
>>609999Nice quints.Fact is, the First doesn't quiet agree with their Incubator. But how many are behind their warmaster?
>>609979>[x]What are...what are you offering? Are you going to help me break her out, or something?Also, who's this group of individuals if we're allowed to ask? Did we have any contact with this group in the past?
>>609979>What are...what are you offering? Are you going to help me break her out, or something?
>>609979>Have Smartass check her for lies.>You still haven't told me your name.>What are...what are you offering? Are you going to help me break her out, or something?Fuck it, we need info.Also, this is the beginning of our vision with the Blood Knight and this timeline Homu
>>609979>[x]What are...what are you offering? Are you going to help me break her out, or something?say NEVERMORE for good measure
>>609979>[X]You still haven't told me your name.I dont trust her, not the smallest bit. She knows far too much about whats going on.
>>610018>NEVERMOREwait wait do we know this in-character?
Hmm...Here a curious though.What if there is more than one Homu in the timeline?Like, more than just Chiaki, Homusatan, and the one belonging in this timeline?
>>610018Always nice to have a tiny chance of dessert after that tasty meal.
>>610027Yes. Malal told us herself
>>609967>>609979Mami was a true super hero.
>>610036>Bone of my swordUnlimited Pancake Works.
>>610039>Not putting HazukiLel. Pleb.
>>610046I made this before Hazuki existed.
>>610004I think it could go either way, dependant on how the warmaster felt on the issue of getting involved with the last Walpurgisnacht.If she supported involvement, then many of them would be on her side for sharing the same view as them.If she supported the incubator, the girls on base would not support her for the same reason that they are displeased at the incubator.It could swing either way. And we need to understand that before we progress with our plans.
>>610022She's part of some sort of secret organization I think. It's better for us to get as much info of this group as possible, so we'll have a leverage against them in the future.>>610030There's never enough homus.
>>610066What if everyone was Homu? That would be too much Homu.
>>610068Reminder that Malal did everything wrong.
So, how many people bet that Malal set up this organisation? Considering everything that she's done in the past I wouldn't put it past her. Then again, this also seems like something that Kyuubey would have set up, so I wouldn't put it past him.
>>610071>Everyone is a Callidus Homura in disguiseI think we reached our biggest Shadowrun yet.
>>610050Decu stated in ask.fm that the Warmaster of The First wanted to do planetfall to fight WalpurgisKharn, but the Incubator cock-blocked her
>>610077I cannot remember any evidence to the contrary, so it might as well be confirmed.
>>610080Well... there is still a slim chance that the Warmaster isn't the BBEG?So, let's start this Rebellion!
>>610078Whose soulgem do I have to lick to get a pic of the three stooges and Chiaki doing a mexican standoff?
>>610087I mean, there's more than enough homus for it at this point. Probably.
>>610077Except for Chiaki, who is CLASSIFIED INFORMATION -- Hahaha
>>610096Really, the main objection is, with so many Homus, why are there not more delicous Homucifer dresses around? It's a crime that the number so far seems a paltry 'one', and even that one probably isn't even originally from this timeline.
>>610071So wait, when we had our first time with Midori, we actually masturbated?
>>610095>Braids vs anyone>pic related.
What if getting caught was part of Mami's plan?
>>610125She didn't even bring a gun, just a golf club. Worst mexican standoff ever.
>>610130Well, congratulations, she got herself caught. What's the next- OH SHIT
>>610138You fucking faggot, there were way better respones than this piece of shit.You are despicable.Know your "the dark knigh".Fucking Faggot.
>>610125Decu said that if Braid would be alive, she would be the biggest Dom ever
>>610143>samefagging>when post IDs exist
>>610138>>610143It's time to stop posting, wyXk/+HO
>>610138>>610143>samefagging>when IP tracking is a thing
>>609756>HarumiThat would be hilarious, but the description doesn't really match, she doesn't seem to have much to do up here, and Sanbey still operates on Earth so she's perfectly capable of being still employed with him (maybe she literally acts as his social front now), unless Ahriman actually kills her in the writeups Malal never got around to making.I mean, the blurb Ahriman made about her being Mami's pupil was very, very vague. No idea what that ever was about.
>>610168But why is Nothing Wrong going in the shame cube?
>>609979>>609967Another bonus. Celebrating the return of MGNQ!>>610095Maybe later. When the time is right.
>>610170*about Mami being her pupil.fug
>>609756>Harumi Ryouno>Normie ending up stuck on the moon with all the beastmode megucas"Well, shit"
>>610181Sailor Noir a cute!>noodlyI suppose that's fair, despite her pancake binging.
>>610141CRASHING THIS ROCKWITH NO SURVIVORS
>>610143>>610138There was an attempt.
>>610205He doesn't deserve a star.
>>610181>>610078>>610036Love your drawings, man. No homo.
>>610181>Maybe later.No pressure.>spoiler
>>610224>No homoPlease, we all know you'd put on Sakura cosplay for Dan if he asked, at the drop of a hat. And then spend the night in bed hugging and holding hands while watching old mahou shoujo anime
>>610170Sanbey is the administrator of The First money. He currently doesn't operate an Officio
>>606894>>606930>>607226>>607349>>607459>>607765>>609738>>609865See, everyone, this is why IDs were a bad idea.Otherwise your suspension of disbelief holds enough that you can assume that every single totally awful post in the thread is not in fact the work of one person, and aren't obliged by honor to tell them to get the fuck out, and everyone keeps having a good time.
>>610255I kinda saw your point until your conclusion that /tg/ MGNQ wouldn't have people 'obliged by honor to tell them to get the fuck out'. I remember a lot of non-fun times related to shitposting.
>>610255Do you really think someone would do that? Just go on /qst/ and shitpost?
>>609986 >>609988 >>609995 >>609999 >>610001+ Smartass? + You pulse the name again. This time your other self replies not with consternation or annoyance, but awe.+ She's...she's on the level here, too. Every word, more or less. + You hear Smartass swallow audibly somewhere in the back of your mind. + I...honestly don't think I've ever seen anyone being this honest with us. I mean, everyone usually has something to hide, but here-- +"Finished talking with yourself?" Your host cuts in, and you blink at her in sharp surprise.What? How did she find out? Is she reading your fucking mind? What--"Heavens, no. Not at all. I can't do that sort of thing." The gauze-masked girl waves a hand in giggling dismissal. "It's that silly look on your face, like someone just remembering they left their hot pockets in the microwave all night and wondering whether they could still be eaten or not." ...It's here that she leans forward, her chin cupped on her gloved hands as her elbows lean against the table. "What, you didn't realize it? I'm sure everyone else is just too polite to say anything!"That's...er....A-anyway. Never mind that, you grunt a bit more forcefully than you meant to, trying to shove that embarrassing moment aside. So, whoever she is and whatever her group is all about, they want to help you, is that it? Help you do what, break Mami out of here? What exactly is she offering, and what's the catch?"No catch," The raven-haired nurse says cheerfully, leaning back and spreading her hands wide. "Like I said before, this isn't purely altruistic, but we're not the sort to bust your balls especially when it involves..." She makes a vague gesture here. "...all of this. We have no other personal stake in this particular matter except seeing you get off this rock alive. "Should you accept our help, we'll give you the distraction you need to get to Tomoe Mami and get the truth you're satisfied with. No strings attached, no favors owed - well, except indulging me in another meeting like this and hearing me out. I'll even throw in two stacks of those pancakes you really like."A distraction."Yes, something big enough and scary enough that the First won't be able to help BUT take notice. Not entirely bloodless, of course, but rest assured they won't even know what hit them until it's too late. And depending on how things go your involvement won't even come up - which is probably a whole lot better for your friends down below, right?"..."What do you say, Nameless One?"You're thinking about it....And speaking of names, she's been going on about being honest and the truth for a while now, but she hasn't given you her name yet."My name isn't that important. Not right now, anyway. Besides, I'm being completely honest with you right now, aren't I? Let's just keep it that way for now." How do you respond?Accept the offer.Refuse the offer.
>>610271>Accept the offer.
>>610271>My name isn't that importantOK, from now on she's Slartibartfast.
>>610271>Refuse the offerWhat could possibly go wrong when doing it ourselves?Seriously though, this thing reeks of blackmail material
>>610271>Accept the offer.What can possibly go wrong?
>>610276Marry me and get me a Canadian citizenship and I'll write your jokes for you.
>>610271>[X]Accept the offer.
>>610271"and get the truth you're satisfied with"No deal
>>610271>[x]Accept the offer.Sure, not like she doesn't know more than enough to ruin it if she wanted to anyway. Might as well use any help we might get.
>>610271[x]Accept the offer.[x]Can you also arrange transport for Mami?I mean, we COULD put her in the Shield, assuming it's working right now (which isn't a good assumption to make).Otherwise we'd have to grab her Soulgem, destroy her body, and put her Soulgem in our Inventory.
>>610271Accept the offer.>>610279Seconded
>>610271>Accept the offer.Hell yes. Talking to Mami AND blooding the first? All in favor, I say.
>>610271>Accept the offer.She's either one of the good guys, or an excellent liar. Either way, it'll be great to have business with her.
>>610271> [X]Accept the offerThere's no getting off this train!
>>610291I mean, it is true that that doesn't really sound good, and they don't seem to want to help us save Mami, merely save ourselves.But right now we don't have shit to actually save Mami, while at least this is something.
>>610271>>610291 here, forgot to actually vote.>Refuse the offer.
>>610300She COULD be the Sin, saying only the technical truth.
>>610271>Accept the offer.If Vintage is willing to organize a reunion with her, then I say we can trust her enough with this deal
>>610271>[x]Accept the offer.
>>610271>[x]Accept the offer.Why do I get the feeling that Faust may show up?
>>610255>>610259>>610262Hm. Who could be behind all these shitposts?
>>610262Well, after showing what a truly awful the idea of a non-anonymous Thread is, let's get back to being serious.>[X] Refuse the offer, unless we get some explanation on the specifics of HOW they want to create that distraction.You think you can still qualify yourself as unbiased after I managed to bate you hard enough? I'm all out for tonight.
>>610311The only sin we learned about when in TTO was going to shank us on our way back. Besides, if she's speaking the technical truth:- we have a chance at saving Mami- we'll get to some kind of truth. Still better that what we have right now which is shit.Sound like a deal to me.
>>610271>Accept the offer but thoroughly grill her to make sure that this won't lead back to us.
>>610271>Accept the offer.Who is this guy anyway?
Pretty sure this is the source of the shitposts.
>>610271>Accept the offer.But with one condition. She stops calling us the Nameless One.
>>610279>chiaki reading HG2G
>>610352Alrght, it's 4 AM once again and I have to call it a thread!We'll have another thread this weekend!Just a small poll here, should we stay in /qst/ or move to Akun? I want your feedback!But thank you for participating, everyone! The ending is in our grasp! Please stick with MGNQ until then, and thank you to Dan for all the wonderful pictures!!!
>>610379Thanks for running.Either place is fine
>>610379Thanks for running.Voting for staying in /qst/
>>610379Thanks for running Decu!I don't mind if you stay here, since I use both sites. The shitposting might be a bit much for Akun chat, but it might work fine too.
>>610379Personally, it doesn't really matter. I mean, if you're ending it soon, might as well end it here.
>>610379/qst/. Less complicated for everyone.Thanks for running, Decu
>>610379I honestly don't mind where you run, though it kinda feels like it should stay on 4chan, you know, everything in one place(sort of).And thank you Dan, Your waifu should be proud.
>>610379Thanks for another great thread Decu!On the subject of /qst/ or Akun, I would prefer that we stick to /qst/. That way it's easier to archive everything via sup/tg/ archives. Too many quests are jumping to Akun, so the more high-player count quests on /qst/ the better.
>>610379thanks for running Deculture!I would like to stay on 4chan but I'll go to Akun if necessary
>>610379>Just a small poll here, should we stay in /qst/ or move to Akun? I want your feedback!I propose to have a chapter or two of GuT on Anonkun first, so we can test new waters. In the end though, either way is fine for me.
>>610379I don't like IDs, so voting Akun.
>>610379Voting to stay in /qst/
>>610379Since I have no experience with Anon-kun, I have no real opinion about it yet, so I can't compare with the /qst/ experience we just had.I'll just point to this anon's >>609420 opinion about it.
>>610379thanks for running.>>implying the ride ever ends+1 vote 4 /qst/
>>610379Well, this was fun!I'd like to say this "anon" got a great idea, so I'd throw my hat into the ring for them.>>610406G'night Decu.
>>610406>>609420I'd rather have a different quest entirely so that it doesn't require people to be familiar with the 4chan threads first. Maybe the April Fools 2017 thread.
>>610422Whatever floats anon's boat.
>>610379I hate /qst/ but it's ultimately a more familiar platform than Akun.
>>610379Before you go, are we ever going to use the phone diary app or is that not an option anymore?
>>610379Thanks for running Decu, shame I didn't get to vote.I'm gonna say Akun.
>>610340At this point I need no ID to recognize an Attarou post by heart Anon, these shitposts here aren't those.
If we used dice I'd say Akun, but we don't, so I vote to stay on /qst/.
>>610481>Surly logicI wonder if that's a typo or intentional.
Am I a really bad Meme yet?Something like a meta meme, about how bad the IP system on /qst/ is?Would take make it a forced one?I think the Crunch-train thinks so.
>>610379Please stay on /qst/.We go down with the ship, Decu.
>>610340SAG DAS ZAUBERWORT UND DU HAST DIE MACHTHALT DAS ZEITSCHILD FEST UND SPUER DIE KRAFTDU KANNST'S VERTUNOH SAILOR NOIR
>>610379I have no idea what Akun is, so whatever the others vote. What could go wrong?
>>610507>implying it wasn't your plan all along>implying you're not Heather CrunchI'm sorry I ever doubted your stealthiness, Crunchy. The Crunch Stealth Train surely has no breaks.
>>610534>tmw you managed to push the blame on crunch.>tmw you cannot brag aboui it, because it would ruin the whole purpose you set this up>tmw you do it anyways, because Anon Couldn't tell if it's acctually a cunning ruse by the GLORIOUS HEATHER CRUNCH, or someone putting the blam on them, so they recieve maximum bully.I do love me some psychological Meta Game.Or maybe not.
>>610379It´s a little late, but I hope this counts for the poll: I prefer /qst/. I don´t mind the ID, and is easier for everyone than to go to Anonkun
>>610552>Implying I drink anything else than pic related.
>>610379Thanks for the fun, Boss.We should stay here. I enjoy the dubious banter and images. That will go away on Anonkun.
>>610379Stay on /qst/, please.
>>610379Prefer here, if it's all the same, moonfriend.
>>607711>In another, a cute brown-haired girl with bright green eyes is all smilesSakura! Attagirl, you're the best.>as she holds hands with an awkward-looking, bespectacled young man clutching a body pillow with HER picture on it. Ewww. Silly girl. That's not how you should treat Yukito.
>>619119Yukito, awkward-looking and clutching a body pillow ? Naahh. It's probably a Dan Kim cameo.