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Alright, guys. Another noob to the role of OP here. This quest is a thing that shall be taking place in a Probably Modern Fantasy-ish setting, and I'm going to most likely have very little idea how to do things.

But I'm going to try some stuff and see what works, and basically try to build things/mechanics as we go along.


So firstly: THE CHARACTER CREATION.
The only things that are ultimately decided from the start are as follows:
>You are a 16 year old.
>You live in a town, which seems to have frequent issues with local fauna assaulting it.
>Though you have lived your entire life in this town, it is now, two years into your apparent education, that your "Quest" - whatever it may entail - begins.

With all this said....
>Would y'all like to build your character?
>Or should I just pull one out my ass to give you to work with?
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>>5106549

Ummm.... you're not that OP that just tried to make an isekai quest, are you? If you are, that's gucci; if not, that's also gucci.

>pull character out my ass to give you to work with
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>>5106549
>Or should I just pull one out my ass to give you to work with?
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>>5106549
>>Or should I just pull one out my ass to give you to work with?
We're not lazy we swear
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We can start as a generic protagonist youth and go from there
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>>5106549
Do you mean building our character stat-wise or personality-wise?
If it's about stats then
>Or should I just pull one out my ass to give you to work with?
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>>5106549
>I'm going to most likely have very little idea how to do things.
>But I'm going to try some stuff and see what works, and basically try to build things/mechanics as we go along.
LOL. Dead in 5 days
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>>5106552
I'll admit, I was peeking at that for an idea of how to do start-up text for this, but no, I'm not.
>>5106603
Technically both, but mostly just the latter, since I have no idea for things how to go about with shit like Stats.
>>5106617
Eh, probably.

But anyways: As you have all so voted, I shall provide you this lad. Use him well.
On the grand scale of things, this lad is as generic as they come. Nothing too exciting, nothing too drab, just your average happy-go-lucky normie with a surprisingly neat-o get-up, wearing that good ol' Adi--errr, [GENERIC FANTASY BRAND NAME]-brand tracksuit and all.
Otherwise: you would say his talents are as normie as they come... except you seem to not know any magic for some reason. :/ S-sorry for taking so long on this shit-ass design; maybe I should use Anime images or something? i unno, I'm probably gonna try this shit style for at least a bit.
>Would y'all like to give him a name?
>Or should I pull one out of my ass for this too?
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>>5106641
John Protagonist
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>>5106641
Greg Gregson
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>>5106641
>Tracksuit
The Obvious Name here is
>Boris
But seriously
>Antosha Smirnov
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>>5106641
Terry Jogard
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>>5106641

>Heinrich Grunwald

Prissy enough to get us through magic-school and /pol/-tarded enough to show we mean business.

>>5106664

>Boris
LMAO
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>>5106641
>>5106664
+1 for Antosha Smirnov
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>>5106641
>>5106694
I'll support Heinrich Grunwald. Nicely chuuni for our guy.
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>>5106694
+1
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>>5106664
+1
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Pardon my laggardly response; I have been at work trying my hand at a bit of some more art for y'all.

*ahem*

Due to the tie on cosmetic decision, I shall let the dice decide this one.

But anywho, we can FINALLY GET THIS THING STARTED, JESUS FUCK.

You stand outside of your poorly drawn school. It is the start of your 3rd school year at this establishment. As such, you've already had your schedule determined:

>1st class is Social Studies
>2nd is one is Math
>3rd is an odd one: "Wisdom & Philosophy"
>4th is Study Hall, because apparently you flunked on Magic stuff last year.
>5th is Science and Alchemy
>I'll let y'all decide what 6th is; I implore you, give me ideas. I genuinely don't know. ;.;
>Same deal for 7th. Of course, since there's plenty of time until these ones, I implore you to think well and over on these.
>and 8th is apparently just called "Extreme Dexterity". Apparently, it's supposed to be an upgrade on typical PE, which was one of the few classes you actually liked, so you took it. But for some reason though, most no one knows a goddamn thing about this class. Of course, this class sounded cool, so of course you'd take it.

With this schedule, you feel prepared to begin your Being Schooled.

oh there's a fat kid over there. You imagine there should probably be more folks outside at the moment. An ominous force informs you that OP is just being too lazy/self-pressured to art them up.
>What do?

oh, uh, should I do time constraints for decisions next time?
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>>5106792
hWOOPS, forgot the 1d2
1's Antosha Smirnov
2's Heinrich Grunwald.
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Rolled 1 (1d2)

>>5106792
>>5106796
THIS TIME WITHOUT TYPOS IN THE OPTIONS.
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>>5106792

He doesn't look that fat, but smack the hot dog out of his hand (magically).

Yes on constraints btw.
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>>5106792
6th class has gotta be Band Practice, Antosha Smirnov 100% plays the Tuba.
7th period? How about Cooking?
>oh there's a fat kid over there. You imagine there should probably be more folks outside at the moment
Head on over to chat, we missed breakfast this morning and wanna know where he got the dawg.

Time constraints would probably be best to keep a small bit of pacing for the session itself if you want to keep it fairly snappy
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>>5106792
>6 or 7th: Definitely cooking if we don't know how to cook. Though with some stretch you could say that falls under Applied Alchemy.
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>>5106805

support. Changing to befriend the fat kid.
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>>5106805
>>5106810
>>5106813
Though not quite permanent yet, the 7th class shall currently be Cooking.

You decide to approach the nearby individual of chub, and proceed to chat.

"Hey dude! Say, where you get that dog from?"
"Oh, this Spicy Dog? Just some family stuff gramps and I make at home. Why, you want one?" Just as he says this, he quickly pulls out a "spicy dog". Of course, you were too busy not thinking of the possibility of him having more on hand to see just where he pulled it from.

>What do?

Then as you so insist, I shall henceforth start doing 30-minute timers for this stuff.
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>>5106855
hwoops, forgot image
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>>5106855

Sure thing, senpai. Wanna be my homie?
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>>5106855
"Sure thing my dude. Thanks! Are you a new kid or something? I can't remember seeing you around before."

Munch down on the spicy dog like it were ambrosia.
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>>5106864
+1
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>>5106858
>>5106864
"Aw gee, sure thing dawg!" And with just that response of yours, he humbly grant you one (1) Spicy Dog, which you proceed to consume right then and there.

"Say, you new here or something? How come I ain't seen you here befoOHHHH MY LORD I AM ON FIRE!!!" You proceed to experience a level of misery that could only be best described as https://youtu.be/7lsRPv-IxZs?t=16

"Oh ehh, s-sorry dude. I.... forget some folks here don't do spice well... Uhh, but yeah, I've been kinda a loser for a while now, especially since I didn't get into cooking until like just summer break, so..."

"AAUGHNn!!! DOYOUWANTTOBEHOMIES!!!!?"

"u-uUhh Yeah! Absolutely, man! ...oh god, do you need milk, man?"

Were you not experiencing levels of anguish comparable to being on the verge of meeting Lord In Heaven, you would probably swear that these dogs were actually pretty dang good. Your Spice Tolerance has raised from "Absolute Dog-Ass" to "Dog-Ass"

>
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>>5106916
Oh, and by the way: Your Attack has temporarily been raised by 20%. Of course, this is presumably useless knowledge because we don't even know what your "Attack" is.
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>>5106916

Head to class with your homie. Time to become the best SSS Class Thousandth Circle Infinite Regressing Magician of the Heavenly Wizard’s Murim Clan.
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>>5106923
+1, we're gonna be the best gattdang 2.5 gpa average archwizard ever.
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>>5106923
+1
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>>5106923
+1 This quest looks fun time to join in.
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Pardon the lengthy wait, folks.

>>5106923
>>5106931
>>5106940
>>5107041
"Really though, I can just go to the cafete--"
"WELLP, TIME WE GO TO SOCIAL STUDIES TOGETHER AND LEARN THE WIZARDS STUFFS!!!"
"oh, you have Social Studies for first period too? uh.... Well alright I guess..." The fat kid joined your party (with concern and guilt)! :D

(cont'd, due to panel size change reasons) Though while at it, I am more than welcome to hear any thoughts and concerns about how I'm doing so far. I wanna be the darnedest DM I can be, but frankly feel it hard for me to improve at stuff without knowing what exactly is being done wrong, with which to improve upon.
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>>5107063

You're doing well for a first time QM. I think your art style's wholesome and has plenty of soul.

Other than that, a good way to give your readers direction (at your discretion, of course) is to give prompt choices.

Like this:
>Blahblahblah story stuff
>Wat do?
>Fight!
>Don't fight!
>Write-in

Anyways, here's my vote:
>Pay attention in class-- maybe you'll learn something important. Especially DO NOT throw magic spitwads at the class bully.
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>>5107063
And so, the two of you began going straight to Social Studies class, agonizing spice pangs in tow. The pain is of sufficient nuisance you didn't even notice the teary-eyed witch goil walk right past you, wh--

Oh god.


Holy shit.

That's Nozomi Kiken. The coolest fucking kid in the school. And he be walking right past you.
Oh god, the things you could sperg on about in regards to this absolute legend.


wat do. What do! WHATDO!!!!
>Fangasm. Right. Now. (Your homie - as well as your gut instinct - recommends this.)
>Keep calm and carry on, soldier.
>Write-in?
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>>5107090
>Fangasm. Right. Now. (Your homie - as well as your gut instinct - recommends this.)
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>>5107070
Another thing I'd like to add is you should inform your readers when you're running and (optionally) if you're writing.

Like:
>Vote closed: Writing!
>Blahblah I'm pooped. I'll continue next time at 20:00 EST/evening/morning/whenever-- you don't have to be overly specific

Lastly, given the speed of the board, unless you really, really, really like a half-hour voting window, you could stretch out your voting window to get more input from your readers.
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>>5106549
I'll admit Marche is my all time favorite villain protagonist. Holy shit he was amazing and awesome. the fact that it was a kid's game made it even more incredible. So you have my attention.

>>5107090
>Fangasm. Right. Now. (Your homie - as well as your gut instinct - recommends this.)
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Last one for the night. Next time will be on Tuesday 4:00PM CST, because I am mostly likely gonna have to deal with some snowplowing shit, among probably other things.

>>5107096
>>5107143
As your mind floods with the memories of this absolute lad, YOU UNLOCKED A "MINI" LORE DUMP ABOUT THE GUY, just because of how big a fan you are of him.

Nozomi Kiken was born here in Radford, just like you and most folks that live here (duh), though it seems most folks don't really know who his parents are - which is really weird, because he kinda insists he has parents. He's a Senior here at Radford Militia School, and likewise is a whopping one (1) year older than you, at age 17.

Of course, this is all kinda unimportant, and aside from why you are fangasming at the moment:

Not only is Nozomi Kiken the top grading student in the entire school - scoring A+'s in pretty much everything he touches, whether it's boring-ass Calculus or it's some complex-ass Martial Arts/Weapons clubs and somesuch he goes to - but the biggest thing is that he does the dopest shit from time to time.

Like seriously: There's these funsies Dueling Tournaments the Juniors and Seniors like to host every now and then, where some of the tougher and cooler kids join to show off and stuff. Well, rumor has it that this guy joined that shit as early as FRESHMAN, and has consistently won 1st every goddamn motherfucking time. AND WITHOUT MAGIC.

oh yeah, apparently this guy has some weird-ass cancer shit that makes him bald and can't do magic. But that doesn't really matter when he's nonetheless capable of some crazy shit that not even most folks with magic enhancements can do.

For reals tho: you legit once saw him jump over an entire goddamn tree. A TREE.

(cont'd)
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>>5107246
Oh yeah, by the way: You see that right there? That sword? Guy's so fucking badass he doesn't even need a goddamn strap for his sword. He can literally just hold that shit by the tip like it ain't nuffin'. Lord, this guy is fucking awesome.

"AHMYGAWD IT'S FUCKING NOZOMI KIKEN!!!" you sperg with the pangs of spicy dog spice ravaging your entire existence.
"MORE LIKE "KNOWS HOMIES AND BE KIKEN ASS"!!!" your homie also spergs.

Nozomi simply gives an aggressive scoff and keeps walking. god, that's so awesome.
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>>5107252
s'yeah, until then, feel free to plod and ponder, inquisit, etc. until Tuesday 4PM CST! And goodnight, folks. god, I need to fix my sleep schedule...
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>>5107252

>As you walk to class, ponder how you can get strong as Nozomi
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>>5107252
>As you walk to class, ponder how you can get as *cool* as Nozomi
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>>5107262
Well, on second thought: The snowblowing stuff was a false alarm. So I guess SURPRISE SESSION in approx. 20 minutes or something
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Hey, uh, just wanna say: I am very sorry for this taking forever and this not being quite on schedule as I had so hoped for; I'm basically improv-ing pretty much everything you see getting churned out. I would have considered using the downtime between session end and now to work on making more shit, but between procrastination and the looming doom that is the unpredictability of my family spontaneously deciding they need my help for something without scheduling ahead of time and frankly, trying to grind some Ruin's Ultima Nuggets from Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia at last second, I've basically full-on refrained from such.

Likewise, I am currently trying to churn out a couple panels, but I feel like doing so is gonna take a bit more time than I imagined in terms of making them a sufficient level of presentable that I don't feel like I'm just half-assing on you guys.

With all this said: I strongly appreciate every ounce of patience you throw my way, and hope y'all are willing to suffer a bit of waiting for me. s-sorry
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>>5107824

From a fellow QM, take your time and don't try to force updates/content if you aren't ready-- it's very okay and much better on the psyche to take as much time as you need. The flexibility of the /qst/ medium is extremely forgiving. Plus board activity usually picks up around 7-8 PM EST anyways.
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Alright, pardon the 2-hour delay. I've finally conjured got some stuff here ready for y'all. So anyways:

>>5107637
>>5107712
Not wanting to test the awesome social limits of the coolest guy in school, you resume proceeding forward towards Social Studies, drowning yourselves in spergery to such a degree that you both practically forget that pretty much your entire body feels like it's on fire.

"AUAUAUGNGN HOLY SHIZZ, DUDE, YOU EVER WONDER HOW A GUY COULD EVER BE AS COOL AND STRONG AS NOZOMI, DUDE???!"
"Oh totally, man! Stuff's practically a mystery how he manages it. I wonder if he does, like, some routine exercise stuff or something when he isn't at school. Really though, I doubt we'll ever be as good as Nozomi."
"MEN CAN DREAM, *hic* DUUUDE, MEN CAN DREAM. "

Your fangasms bring you to the Social Studies class, with most all the students already there. Yeah, see? They're right there, you're looking at them, silly, all 22 of them.

"Okay, who did this?" The teacher, Mr. Rockney, inquisited towards the class. A couple chuckles ring from the room. "This is NOT funny, class. Defacing the class plaque, clearing my lessons off the board, and clearing my desk and pushing it all the way into the corner is really sabotaging my ability to teach you guys. Please."

And that was when you and your homie entered class.

"SUP TEEACH" "Hey Mr. Rockney!"
"Oh. Hey Antosha, Greg. Yeah, you can just take the remaining seats at the middle. Anyways, I understand that this is your first day back and all, but you can't just prank the class like this, okay? If I find any of you do this again, I'm probably going to give you all more homework or something." Groans echo across the class.

(con't)
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>>5108006
Just as you take your seats, Mr. Rockney lets off a sigh. "Well anyways, if you could all pull out your Social Studies book, we're going to start off with the Waning Medieval Time in the northern parts of Erofaul."

Oh god. First day, and he's just going straight to it. Not even like a chance to, like, give some refreshers or something? Geez, no wonder this guy gets pranked on: he SUCKS.

"Now, in 1417, war, sabotage, and overall oppression ran over the general north Erofaul. And as such, places like Dallas, Primpoint, and even the capital Lordland were constantly struggling to--" blablablabla "court wizards" blabla "coup d'état" blablablabla

No amount of spice and physical torture could wave off the grander plague that was Boredom and Sleep infecting you in this time. Quite so, the exhaustion progressively overwhelming you is rendering you incapable of properly perceiving the fellow students around you all that well.

What do?
>Now now. We focus, like we said we would. (Perhaps have OP try out his stupid experimental idea of Thread QTEs?)
>Fuck it. Sleep.
>Write in? Especially in regards to staving off the boredom/tiredness?
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>>5108045
>>Now now. We focus, like we said we would.
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>>5108045
Just also wanna stress that for the first option, picking it doesn't actually mean you'll be forced to do my stupid experimental idea of Thread QTEs. It's more of a "if you pick this option AND you want to try at the stupid experimental idea of Thread QTEs, lemme know" or something like that.

Just thought you should know.
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>>5108045
>Now now. We focus, like we said we would.
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>>5108045
>Now now. We focus, like we said we would.
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>>5108045
>Now now. We focus, like we said we would.
>fuck it, give me the QTEs
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>>5108045
>Now now. We focus, like we said we would.
Well might as well see how the QTEs go.
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>>5108057
>>5108071
>>5108112
>>5108131
>>5108341
With every ounce of your meager teenager willpower, you attempt to not collapse...

A'ight, so here's the lowdown to how this QTE shit here works:
When a QTE happens, I'll post a question (or riddle, depending on the difficulty of the challenge involved) for you guys to solve, and you have from post until its given time to have anyone guess the answer right, with the obvious caveat being that each person gets only one guess (unless explicitly stated otherwise); likewise, if you provide what I'd understand as "more than one answer", I'd only take the first one given (per person mind you).

tl;dr - limited-time post, but if ANYONE guesses the right answer (in one guess), you beat the QTE.

Of course, I'm not a jerk, so rather than just instantaneously shoving it down your throats, I'd give you a "Heads-Up" period of time before doing it, so that folks can get ready, nowmsayn?

With that said: For safety's sake, I'll post your QTE in exactly 30 minutes from now - particularly since I'm assuming taht due to my ridiculously slow pace, you guys probably wouldn't check this thread so often.
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>>5108381
Difficulty: TUTORIAL
You have five (5) minutes. That Spicy Dog you just ate? That was made with shit that's pretty much 0.5 times the SHU of a bhut jolokia (also known as a Ghost Pepper.)
Whilst trunicating, how hot was that shit you just ate?
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>>5108413
427500 to 520713.5
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>>5108413
>427500 to 520713.5

I didn’t google I am copying this guy like a boss >>5108422
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>>5108422
Woah, jeez, talk about last second.

Well, I suppose the answer was technically a smidge too vague in this occasion, though honestly I was kinda just expecting you guys to just google it and take the first kinda-recurring value, like I did.

But anyways: Yeah, I'll take that.

Writing results.
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>>5108381
>>5108413
>>5108429
Well holy shit. Despite heat and boredom, you stomached your way into actually giving a shit about Mr. Rockney's teaching.

YOU UNLOCKED A MINI LORE DUMP ABOUT THE WANING MEDIEVAL AGE.

Within the northern parts of the very continent you live on, Erofaul, there were - and are - like, all these countries that make up the general area. Well, just before the Waning Medieval Age, in the later days of the period called the Waxing Medieval Age, there was this thing with the country Huside's capital city, Lordland (the place with the highest nobility count, as it was generally considered the greatest luxury locale to be at for such folk), where all its higher-ups became generally corrupt with glutton and greed, so they started basically leeching off of everyone in its land - going so far as to put straining taxes on even a bunch of the not-as-high nobility of the land (Yeah, you heard that right: Even the rich were getting taxed by the richer), which would then in turn put even greater strains on the poor living in their care.

While a few pinched nobles and based lords left in response, the majority stayed because they didn't want to look like pussies because basically only cool people would stay within the grasp of such higher ups. Meanwhile, some of the victims of the mass taxing took their vengeance out on the other nearby countries, pillaging, looting, what have you, just so they could stomach the penny pinching. It got so bad, a good bunch of the countries tried uniting against Huside in desperation to stop it, and ended doing a bunch of warring and stuff - though eventually not just against Huside, but even themselves out of desperation.

Peasants most everywhere started doing little revolts because of the raids and wild animal attacks, while Huside suffered from resource straining to keep up their overabundance of military. Court wizards across the AntiHuside forces were disturbingly dropping - especially because of rampant sabotage and assassination going on - and this resulted in even more trouble with keeping off local wild animals in the areas. Meanwhile, Huside had way too many pigs in its blanket, with nobles nagging at eachother over who was getting more fucked by taxes. And then King Geoffrey XI hired a fuckton of eunuchs for some fucking reason, and just like that, the Waning Medieval Ages started being a thing.

Oh, and there was some other country called Roseshire with a gay king or something.

Oh, by the way: Your Spice Tolerance has raised from "Dog-Ass" to "Ass"

(cont'd)
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Yo, actually, on second thought: all my shit has decided to practically lag non-stop, so I' just gonna call it sess end here. If things end up okay, I'll see you at 4PM CST as usual. Otherwise, maybe the day after. Keep it real, folks!
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>>5108429
I also put it through a calculator since the numbers themselves were not very precise for ghost chili. Didn't expect to see any kind of puzzle or a riddle in a quest. Hadn't seen that in a long while. The time limit is rather harsh considering how slow /qst/ is. Especially if you are gonna be unleashing puzzles.
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>>5108514
Yeah, I suppose I'm not all too familiar with the specifics of how things work around here - at least in terms of stuff like activity. With this said, I guess I'll just go easy on the QTE stuff, or even full-on hold off on them - or at least save it for when stuff gets more busy.

But anyways: Just want to let you guys know. I dunno if it's because of something going on with Opera GX (I don't even have hundreds of tabs like I normally do; just approx. 9) or something about FireAlpaca and the fact I have some stuff with over 100 layers up atm, but my shit is practically on mega lag again - it's legit been Not Responding for at least a solid 20 minutes now. So yeah, if session gets a bit delayed again, you'll know what's up.
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A'ight, so anyways,

>>5108463
And then just like that, the bell rings, and everyone gets up to go to their next class.
"Alright, I don't have any papers to give since ONE OF YOU put them somewhere," Mr. Rockney stated with a dash of frustration. "so I'll just have to pile it on what I'll give you tomorrow." The entire class groans as they take leave.

And as you leave, you notice your homie leaves your party and parts way. "Well, I gotta go to Casual Magic 2, dude, so seeya!"
Greg, your homie, has left the party.

And with this, you have approx. 5 minutes until your next class: Math. Fortunately, you know where to go for that; it is just to the right of here, and then upstairs.

What shall you do?
>Just go on your way to Math class
>Write-in?

>Say, do you guys prefer the choices thing? I don't want to come off as too restricting, so just know I am always open to some Write-ins. Don't be afraid of thinking outside the box!
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>>5109078
>>Just go on your way to Math class
Are we gonna get a calculus riddle? :^)

We're gonna get super smart! Even smarter that NOZOMI KIKEN

Choices are fine. The write-in option is there for a reason in case readers find a more suitable alternative than the given choices.
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>>5109078
>Just go on your way to Math class
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>>5109160
With but school on your mind, you decide to just get going to your next class. Knowledge and growth ain't gonna come from just standing around, after all.

On your way there, you couldn't help but notice a board filled with fliers - particularly with Club stuff. Do you take a moment to read some of these?

>eh Sure, why not.
>No. Keep going.
>Write-in?
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>>5109253
>eh Sure, why not.
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>>5109253
>eh Sure, why not.
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Sorry for the wait, folks. Dinner happened.

>>5109267
>>5109294
With intrigue on your mind, you approach the dartboard thing filled with Club papers and the like. The nearby goth kid is a total pussy and walks away as you draw near.

But irrelevant individuals aside, you begin reading some of these papers. Or at least, the ones that aren't literally just all words.

>One of the first ones that immediately catch your club is this "Spears & Polearms Club, aka. The Big sTick Club". You don't know why there's a fire thing in the image, but it's still pretty cool-looking. But yeah, apparently they do get-togethers ever so often to do some Polearm-related exercises.
>Just next to that is apparently just some sign-up for a Soccer team. Though, you don't know why we have that when we don't ever even do stuff with other schools in the first place.
>uhhhhhh, there's Math Club..... you're not going to read any more than that.
>Ooh, there's a Sorcery Club! Apparently, it's a club for Magic enthusiasts. (Though, you have a hunch this particularly includes nerds.)
>Sword Club. 'Nuff said. It's traditionally the Seniors from this club that host them Dueling Tournaments, like, every Friday after school.
>Uhhhhh, Band? I mean, maybe if you like music stuff.
>You didn't bother reading the one just underneath that; it looks like a gay buttsex club.
>But underneath THAT, there seems to be an Alchemy Club. Also kinda nerdy, but hey, it's something.
>And then all the way to the left, there's a Gun Club. Funny enough, Guns are generally considered "uncool" because you supposedly can't do cool Dueling Tournaments with guns. But guns are guns, man.

As for the rest, there's some weird Fishing Club, Cat Club, "Birb Club", Harvesting Club, and "Poetry Clvb"

What shall you do with all this knowledge?
>Carry on to class.
>Go talk to that Goth Kid
>Write-in? (Perhaps especially in regards to all these clubs?)
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>>5109355
>Go talk to that Goth kid and join math club.

Mathemagician
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>>5109355
>>Go talk to that Goth Kid
>>Write-in? (Take the flyer to the sword and alchemy clubs)
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>>5109355
>Take some Flyers (Gun Club, Sorcery Club)
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>>5109388
forgot to include
>Go talk to that Goth Kid
as well
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>>5109363
>>5109368
>>5109388
Should I do, like, a strawpoll for which clubs get picked? Or narrow the selection accordingly?
Or should I just roll?
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>>5109397

Tally them and pick one or two that have gotten the most votes. In case of a tie, roll between the choices.
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Rolled 1 (1d3)

>>5109483
Well I guess since it's been a while enough and all the selected individual choices are tied, I'll just roll then.
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>>5109355
>Check out the gun club flyer
When GUN is an option then you MUST GO FOR GUN!
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>>5109363
Really? Math Club? That shit's for nerds.
......Then again, maybe you could learn some, like, math magic?????
You reluctantly take a Mat Club flyer,
>>5109549
but also take a Gun Club flyer for just in case Math Club is too weird. However, you felt a hunch that that goth kid over there could've used a bit of talking to, because goodness knows more friends is merrier times. As such, the moment you grabbed your fliers, you'd go straight up to that goth kid.

"Hey there, man!"
"uh," the goth stuttered, maneuvering in a manner to turn towards you in an odd manner, but probably the sort that isn't like he's totally hiding something. "hi."
"Say, you were looking at the Club flyer dartboard too, right?"
"......kinda."

What would you like to ask/say to this goth kid?
>
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>>5109626

"Derivatives, amirite? By the way, what are you hiding in that hair?"
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>>5109355
Polling in polearm club and band club.
It's time to SKALD
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>>5109626
Any club interesting you?
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Last one for the night. After this, I think I'll have to put off next session for two days from now.

>>5109655
"Hahah, wow, dude, don't you think math is, like, so dope and stuff? Like wow, derivatives, amirite?"
"uh. yeah su--"
"Say, that's some massive you got going on there, bro. You tryna hide something in all that stuff?"
"uhhhhhhh no--"
>>5109677
"So anyway, what clubs you thinking of?"
"oh uhhhhh... none. clubs are, like, lame. ye--"
"Me honestly, I'm thinking of Math Club. Like dude, just imagine, doing calculus stuff, showing off your numbers skills, flexing on some mental noobs. Maybe even learn summadat Mathemagic shizz! Like honestly, shit's hella dope, amirite?"

As you proceed to apparently sperg on about the wonders of math, the goth kid ever so slowly escapades away to elsewhere...

(con't)
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>>5109765
wow, what a great talk.
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>>5109765
>>5109775
Did we won some... mathPOINTS?
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>>5109775
Amazing talk indeed. We should do it again! Maybe next time he'll show us his progress in what I can only assume was the Botany Club. Black lettering on white, on the right side of the board.
Anyway, let's mosey on over to Maths class. No point in joining the club if we don't frequent the course.

I wanna see if we can get some cool proficiencies in clubs. Or if we're just going to end with 3 levels in nerd.
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>>5110026
He also got a pink flyer, so I bet he went for the cat petting club too.
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>>5109775

Time to become an awesome math nerd since we scared the goth kid away.
math riddle time…
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>>5109790
>>5110026
>>5110090
Invigorated by that wonderful talk, you then proceed mathwards to your Math Class, where all the obviously-there 24 students are clearly present.

And who else but Mr. Calcudda himself stands in the middle of the goddamn classroom.

"Hoohoo! I am a math wizard!" Mr. Calcudda excitedly proclaims. "Tell me boy," he refers to you, "do you know what today is?"

>Answer him (say something)
>Just take a seat
>Write-in?
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>>5111054

>It's Mathurday!
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>>5111054
>It's Mathurday!
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>>5111054
Supporting “It’s Mathurday!”

We’ll also ask the best way to become a mathemagician ourselves.
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>>5111071
>>5111072
>>5111082
"Aw gee, I unno, is it maybee MATHURDAAAY?"
"well actually i was just gonna say it was my birthday, buT YES!! IT IS NOW MATHURDAAAAYYY!!!!!" Lightning spews forth from his hands and strikes the ceiling above as his excitement spontaneously reaches extreme levels.

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hwoops, forgot pic again.
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>>5111177
uh oh
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>>5111186
In a circumstance of sheer miraculousness, you and pretty much everyone else that wasn't those ninjas were not crushed by the falling debris. Mr. Calcudda looks - well, shocked - with the havoc that he so caused.

A noticably agressive "FAILED!" can be heard blurted from the floor above. And with its announcement, all the ninjas got up and started leaving.
"Aw, we barely even started..."
"What am I gonna tell my parents?"
"So much for my perfect GPA..."
"My boobs hurt..."

Wow. Well, there goes an entire class. You can't help but wonder what they're gonna have to do for their 2nd period now that they just failed on their 1st day.
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>>5111211
...But then again, your mind swiftly wonders if Mr. Calcudda's gonna give you a riddle based off ofDNK
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>>5111229

Differential
iNtegration
Kosine?
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>>5111229
Do Not Know?
Donuts Nachos and Key Lime Pie?
Dirty Nasty Kink?
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Pardon me, this next update is gonna take me a bit.
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>>5111243
>>5111257
>>5111266
...You are now Caspian, a fellow reject of society at large. Though it was for most all your life that you were mocked, belittled, all-in-all bullied mostly for having a petite torso, it is today that you have set out, with fellow rejects in tow, to carve a new name - a new legacy - for yourselves.

That said, you have recently set camp a fair bit off the main road, and are generally accompanied by three fellows:

>Gaston, the giant who, though he was treated the nicest among your lot, was ran off for having assaulted a wealthy man that attempted to abuse his mother. Easily the strongest of your lot.
>Rafael, the midget who frankly had it quite worse than you. You find yourself rather surprised that despite all the vicious beatings he went through, he still looks rather spick and span as he does. All the same though, he seems to know quite the variety of magic, and is easily the designated wizard of your lot.
>A horned woman who has yet to tell you her name. Though, you could hardly blame her due to her frequent states of mumblings and otherwise hard silence. Frankly, you mostly just invited her out of pity; but then again, wouldn't that best describe how everyone else joined? Union against tragedy?

You currently find yourself daydreaming of wonderful plans for the future. Adventuring? Dangerous mercenary work for the bold? Fashion? One can only imagine how this party may yet grow.

But that is perhaps later. For now, you are but meager Caspian. Gaston sits on a nearby stump. The woman remains in your tent. And Rafael stands nearby for some reason.

What will you do?
>Speak with Gaston
>Speak with Rafael
>Go check on the woman
>Perhaps make some plans right-here right-now?
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5111331
Talk to the gang about math. If we're body hopping we want to make sure that we keep our own mind intact.
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>>5111331
>>5111344
Oh yeah, forgot to mention:
Introducing "Flashback Sequences"!
In these instances, you typically take control of a different character with Traits and Incentives I'll probably get to those in a bit typically much different from Antosha's. As such, there are bound to be actions that a Flashback character would either be reluctant to do without proper incentive, or flat-out refuse to do for one reason or another.

With all this said, though: In these flashbacks, there are particular things abound, with which if discovered can bring forth rewards - in one manner or another - to you and your party in the modern time. As to what and how, only time can tell....

Do be wary though: Fortune lies only for those who remain faithful to history and its players.
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>>5111331
>Speak with Rafael
Something on your mind? Looking a little worried about something.
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>>5111331
>>Speak with Rafael
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Changing my vote: >>5111344

To >Speak with Rafael

Refer to him constantly as little buddy and make as many short jokes at his expense as possible.
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>>5111467
>>5111471
"Rafael, dearie! Pray tell, what news have you?"

"uh, See, Mr. Sir, uh well see, the madam, she's, well, sir--"
"Call me Caspian."
"uh-h right, uh, Caspian. Well uh--"
"Deep breaths, Rafael dearie, please. Do not stress yourself. I can wait."

With a moment's pause beforehand, Rafael proceeds to take a prim and proper inhale and exhale or two before resuming.

"Well, see, I was trying to figure out what was up with the miss like you asked, si--uh, Caspian, so I tried using a couple sensing spellies on her to see if anything was up, and, well, it seems there's some weird energy stuff spewing into her horn, Caspian sir. I don't really know what I can do about it though. I tried using a Warding spell, but it seems it's not some evil energy stuff or something because it doesn't work."

"Oh dear.... Some unfamiliar force at play?"
"Er-r yeh I suppose..... Err, I'm sorry Caspian sir, i-I would've told you a bit sooner, but, well, you were just standing there looking like you were snoozing a bit, and eh well, er, i-I didn't want to be rude and disturb your sleepins."
"aw, Rafael, dearie, please! I insist: If emergency ought come, fret not on disrupting my humble peace. 'Twould be better I be taking good action with a grump about me than I be dilly-dallying when trouble dare lurk about."
"Err, s-Sorry sir."
"Please, just call me Cas."
"R-right... c-Cas."

Hm. Mysterious magics at play. And supposedly not vile ones, despite the woman clearly not taking it well. And for worse: Rafael doesn't seem to know how to resolve this.

Knowing this information, how do you proceed?

>Speak with Gaston
>Go check on the woman
>Devise on an alternate means of resolving the circumstance
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5111525
>>Go check on the woman
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>>5111525
>Go check on the woman
Better to be a grump and letting folks know about your potential horn nukes than dilly dallying about and not letting people know about your horn nukes.
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Last one for the night. Hopefully, next sess will be at the same time as usual: 4PM CST

>>5111562
>>5111612
Wanting to have a look at the circumstance yourself again, you enter the tent where she currently resides.

And lo and behold, she's sitting in the corner, wearing that cloak you gave her when you found her She was apparently completely nude when you found her walking up to you amidst the main road. Frankly you consider it an absolute miracle she was otherwise completely unharmed from her trip, considering how frequently bandits and brigands once from Huside visit these very roads. and seemingly sweating up a bit of a storm.

Aaaaand she's doing that muttering thing again.

...And she isn't even sitting on the blanket you laid out for her! D:<

How do you proceed with the granted circumstance?

>Try talking to her
>Have Rafael cool her down
>Speak with Gaston about this?
>Check her pulse, Yugi
>Write-in?

There is an unlocked Mystery Box at play.

Introducing "Mystery Boxes"!
Mystery Boxes are effectively Secret Choices - some locked and therefore unpickable, some NOT locked and therefore as choosable as any other provided choice. But a recurring theme is that if one makes a winning Write-in Suggestion and it so happens to be what is inside the Mystery Box, additional bonuses of some variation or another are IMMEDIATELY applied - in one manner or another - and generally much better than just picking the box.
There are some Boxes with which they provide hints. There are likely some wherein just by existing they are a hint in and of themselves. And there are even variations with wild mechanics to them. But the latter may very well be for another time.
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>>5111721
Ok retards, we need to rise to autists and use our brain for once. I can't see anything in the lore dump about medieval ages that can help us with the box, any ideas?
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>>5111721
One more thing: A typical guarantee, regardless of whatever is inside, is that Mystery Boxes - at least when chosen - are oftentimes an action OP would consider "immersive, granted the occasion".
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>>5111769
So... Is the "unlocked" mystery box one of the proposed action or we have to perform the right write-in?
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>>5111721
>>5111769
er, rather, the action done would be oftentimes done in a MANNER that would be immersive. The actions themselves might not necessarily be the "most likely to immersively happen, granted the occasion".
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>>5111771
Depending on what exactly you mean by that statement: Basically both.

You can just flat-out choose to straight-up open the Mystery Box. Alternatively, you can effectively perform a Write-in that coincidentally is the action that resides within said box.

tl;dr - Mystery Boxes are Surprise Choices (and likewise not any of the other non-mysterious choices provided), but if you guess into them, you get bonuses.
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>>5111773
Maybe i just suck at english... But was does immersive mean?
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>>5111721
>Ask her why she isn't sitting on the blanket that we laid out for her then talk to her about the energy spewing from her horn
With both the drawing zooming in on her not sitting on the blanket and it being mentioned in the post I feel like the mystery box might have to do with this, might be some nature thing with her since she was found naked out in the road and the fact that she is sitting on some grass instead of the blanket, afterwards we can ask her about the magic coming from her horn.
>>5111777
I'm not too good at explaining things but let me try anyways, here's an example; if you're in a bunch of water and surrounded by it fully then you're being immersed in water, for forms of media such as video games or books it'd be being really into the setting and world, to give a better idea of this I'm gonna give an example of something immersion breaking, imagine that you're playing some medieval type game and you're really into it, and then all of a sudden you see some random cart spazzing out, that's immersion breaking, what I think the QM means here by immersive is doing something that we think this character would do, by the looks of it the character we're playing as right now seems to care for their companions and is very eloquent or well spoken, so for example slapping her all of a sudden wouldn't be something this character would do, but asking her what's wrong would.
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"Honestly, madam, as much as I appreciate your making the best of the cloak I've lent you, could you at LEAST grant a man some good courtesy and SIT ON THE BLANKET I'VE LAID OUT FOR YOU?! YOU'RE SODDING A PERFECTLY GOOD CLOAK WITH ALL THAT DIRT AND GRASS. I mean, not to say that it isn't already being sodded by all that sweat you are currently racking but, but at least that can so little be hel--"

She shuffles over to the blanket.

...Well at least she's apparently capable of SOME understanding. Perhaps NOW she's capable of conversing?

"...Madam, I've not much heart for bossing about fair maidens, but Rafael has told me you seem to have some mysterious magic invading your horn. Would you perchance be able to tell me why this would be?"

.....

"Have you encountered anything out of ordinary in your travels?"

.....Nothing. And she's STILL doing that mumbling thing.

You can so far conclude that she is incapable of conversing, but is at least somewhat capable of some instruction... or at least, just listening.

How do you proceed?

>Have Rafael cool her down
>Speak with Gaston about this?
>Something else? (Write-in)

The Mystery Box yet lingers.
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>>5112280
s-Shit, I ordered the panels wrong. ._.
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>>5112280
>Have Rafael cool her down
>Do you need or request anything, fair laidy? How can we help you?
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>>5112280
>>Have Rafael cool her down
>>Do you need or request anything, fair laidy? How can we help you?
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>>5112280
>>5112311
>>5112317
Her sweating is concerning for you. As much as she may be wearing a cloak and all, it is but mid Spring, and today is not quite a hot one.

"Rafael darling! Do come here, if you would."

"d-d-d-Did I something wrong?"
"R...Rafael, darling, please! Do not so swiftly think yourself trouble for me. Quite so, I feel you're doing just fine. Now Rafael, if it would be not much trouble of me to ask, the madam here is racking up quite a concerning sweat. Would it be too much a hassle that I ask you perchance grant her a bit of a counter-chilling?"
"Uhhh o-okay, i-I'll see what I can do, Cas."

And with that, Rafael goes up to the unnamed woman and starts doing summadat breezy-breeze. Dat wooshy-woosh. Dat brrrby-brr.

Whilst he does, you inform the woman. "I implore you, fair lady: Our aid for you is but a word away. You need but make one request, and our service is yours. Though we are but rejects of the children of God, we are all the same his eternal servants, willing to help fellow man and woman alike however we can."

Frankly, this is ultimately not entirely true - and quite so, you don't often consider yourself a sort for lies; quite so, you don't even consider yourself a faithful, especially considering God has a nasty habit of dealing your lot a bad hand... Yet, you cannot help but dabble in a bit of beautiful Poetry every now and then. Besides: perchance she may serve as a bit of a practice dummy for future exchanges with others for whatever work you may have planned for your future.

....But all the same: even after she is properly relieved of her sweating, she still brings no proper response. Most you've seem to gotten out of her is that her mumbling got a slight bit louder for a moment during your little say. But otherwise: Nothing but mumbles.

>Speak with Gaston about this?
>Maybe some food will get her to talk?
>Write-in?

The Mystery Box is STILL lingering.
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>>5112489

I have no clue what the mystery box could be. Someone figure it out so we can get some nifty magic.

>Maybe some food will get her to talk?
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>>5112489
>Try to listen in to her mumbles
Well she doesn't seem to be reacting to much so bring that ear to her face, not close enough for it to be too weird though of course.
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>>5112489
>touch the horn
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>>5112489
>>5112554
Supporting this
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>>5112489
>>5112554
>>5112598
You had passed it of as some basic form of shock for a while now, but now that you're starting to get a touch inquisitive - and she's frankly been impossible to get any form of answers from - you can't help but wonder what it is she's even muttering underneath all her breath.

"Rafael. I must strongly apologize, as I've been rather bossy for a bit now, but to be quite frank, I've a desire to try something. Could you perchance step aside for a moment?"
"o-o-Okay, sure thing Cas."

As Rafael makes way for you, you sit down for a moment to lend your ear close to her mumblings - albeit with a decent bit distance that it's not TOO awkward...

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The Mystery Box has been triggered.

"andloheshallsendforthhismanifoldagentsandtheyshallcomewithhornsanddemonsaboundtotainttherealmofgodjustice2:17butfretnotmyfaithfulservantforishallinturnsendanangelto--"

Huh. Seems that whatever it is that is going on with, it has her reciting passages from the Great Telling Of God... Yes, you know, you said you were an unfaithful, but even an unfaithful the likes of you can know the general ins-and-outs of the Great Telling Of God. Goodness knows you could probably count on your fingers the number of non-illiterate folk in some typical village that have never at least heard passages in passing.

"Hmm... A religious trance of some sort..."
"Maybe she's just in shock? w-We DID find her naked..." Rafael blushes a tidge at the recent memory.
"Rafael, as much as some folk may be bound to prayer in times of distress, I don't think such lot would typically do so without at least clasped hands. Let alone reciting full-on passages non-stop."
"w-Well, maybe she just has it weird?"
"Perhaps, Rafael, though I find myself challenged to take that so simply."

How will you proceed with this granted understanding of the circumstance?

>Get her some food. Maybe that'll help her somehow?
>Speak with Gaston? Perhaps especially on this situation?
>Plan with the gang on an external means with which to help her.
>Write-in?
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>>5112683
repeat what she's saying so Rafael can hear it, if he doesn't know anything maybe it'd be worth it to ask Gaston as well!

"And lo he shall send forth his manifold agent and they shall come with ho[dark green hard to see]emonsa bound to taint the real[hard to read] justice 2:17 but- -ny faithgul servant for is shall in turn- -angel to-." cuts off
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>>5112707
"And lo he shall send forth his manifold agent and they shall come with horns and demons abound to taint the realm of god justice 2:17 but fret not my faithful servant for I shall in turn send an angel to-." cuts off

>Speak with gaston
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>>5112707
>>5112866
Normally, you wouldn't quite give much a grand hoot on the specifics of the Great Tellings Of God, but in this situation where getting a good grasp on the specifics on what's going would be helpful, it wouldn't hurt to ask for some other eyes - or ears in this case - on what goes on.

"Pray tell, Rafael. Are you familiar with some of these passages this madam is muttering?" As you say this, a good pinching's worth of guilt starts to rise within you as you are effectively regarding the woman as but some beast to be understood.

"Uhhh... p-passages?"
"You know. 'And lo, he shall send forth his manifold agents, and they shall come with horns and demons' and all that somesuch?"
"i-i-i-I don't know s-si--uhh, c-c-Caspian. n-No one ever t-tells me p-proper about them, o-or... t-t-taught me how t-to read..."

.....You should probably go easy on bossing Rafael around for a bit; poor lad is not one for such pressure.

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>>5112881
goddammit, not again with the Forgetting Image shit
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>>5112889
Let's ask Gaston.
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>>5112881
>>5112889
You then decide that the next step of properly handling this would be to get Gaston's word on the situation.

"Gaston darling, would be a dear and help us for a moment?"
"Oh, Caspian, actually I wanted to ask, is it alright if you stop calling me "darling" and all that? I honestly find it kind of weird. I am no lover of yours, I am but Gaston."

"guh--b--bu---- Is this REALLY the time for debating on the proper terms for pleasant address!?"
"Well you happen to be the one that insists on incessantly calling me all that gay shit, Caspian. I don't fancy men as you do."
"Gaston, please, you are frankly being a poor sport at the moment. Can we discuss this another time? We have more urgent matters to dwell on."
"That is fine and all, but I am being serious here. Stop calling me that stuff, it is degrading."

Ugh. Ever the sensitive sort, Gaston.

"Fine. But Gaston, the madam, she is apparently being invaded by some mysterious magic, and something about it is having her mutter religious passages nigh-nonstop."
"Mayhap she is but shaken?"
"Oh come now, Gaston. Distressed folks of strong faith would be PRAYING, not in some sweating trance muttering about how 'lo, he shall send forth his manifold agents, and they shall come with horns and demons' and somesuch. Which reminds me: Perchance you might know of passages like such?"
"Oh yes, would that not be from the Book of Justice?"
"Ah, you are familiar with that?"
"Yes. I did a good bit of service in the church before I was removed. The Book of Justice is one that largely speaks of the time the Lord In Hell awakened to wage war on Earth, and God answered in kind with but one angel to fend off the demonic forces. Being the more 'aggressive' of the books, its lessons are more aimed toward determination, and how one ought best judge a man who has so sinned."
"Goodness, Gaston. Well, if it would not be trouble of me to ask: have you any knowledge of what would compel someone to such passage trances?"
"Frankly, I don't know. Madness, perhaps? Though going off her situation, it would probably be whatever this "mysterious magic" is."
"I had a hunch on such, but I am all the same thankful for your assurance, Gaston."
"Of course."

Well alright, that likely narrows it. Either utter insanity or whatever magic is possessing her is compelling her to her current condition.

What now?
>Mayhap some food would help her?
>Devise a plan - right here, right now - on how else to resolve her situation.
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5112910
Ah yeah: Last one for the night. And sadly, I'm probably gonna have to put off next session for Monday, as I'll probably be also trying a tidge bit of some Streaming shenanigans.

That said: If you folks are interested in perhaps a discord for some communing - and perhaps especially for shenanigans in regards to this quest - I implore you to consider the following link: https://discord.gg/Px6uATQM
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>>5112910
>>Mayhap some food would help her?
>It's ok, Lady. I don't believe you're any kind of demon. Here's some sustenance
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>>5112910
>>>Mayhap some food would help her?
>>It's ok, Lady. I don't believe you're any kind of demon. Here's some sustenance
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>>5112986
+1 seems good, also nice we got the mystery box.
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>>5113262
>>5113665
You then retreat to the tent once more, to go forth and bring the fair woman a fair dish.

But then, something pauses you as you glance at your inventory. Though you indeed have a bit to work with thanks to Giorno (an old childhood noble-friend of yours, who sadly couldn't provide too much out of fear of being called out on helping a freak the likes of you) - as other than the massive sack you have for the tent (which also holds a handy dandy woodcutter's axe for particular woody occasions), what you have for food is some uncooked steak and veal in the meatsack, and then those grapes you were originally intending for sweet sufferer Rafael a bit later - you can't help but hear in the back of your mind just how Gaston would most likely regard the situation of giving her some of the meaty stuff:

"CaSpIaN, wHaT aRe YoU dOiNg WiTh OuR fOoD!?!? wE bArElY eVeN kNoW tHiS wOmAn!1!!1! WE NEED TO KEEP TO OURSELVES!!!!!!1111"]/spoiler]

GUH! And honestly, the thought frustrates you that you would have to deal with his being upset and perhaps even risking disbandment.

.....To be fair, mayhap meat is a bit too bulky a meal to be served to a woman? Perchance you could but find an alternative means to serve Rafael a prim and proper just reward.

But either way.
>Steak
>Veal
>Both
>Grapes
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5114796
>Steak
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Pardon the wait, folks! I don't mean to do this to y'all.
>>5114917
....Well, if Gaston has gripes about this, that will be his problem.

You grab the plate and fork, pull out an uncooked steak, and then turn to-- "Rafael dear, I truly want to stress that I am very much sorry for ordering you about like this, truly, it is not to--"
"Steak for the miss, right?"
"Ah! Yes, Rafael, spot on. Could you cook this for her? Considering our lack of logs for a fire..."
"y-Yeah, of course, Cas."

Rafael then takes the plate from your hands and brings it outside to do summadat heaty-heat. Dat roasty-roast. Dat cooky-cook. Little more than a raised eyebrows comes from Gaston as this comes to pass.

Meanwhile, bring yourself to the woman once more. "Fret not, milady. Though your situation may be by forefront implicit of the works of a deam, you may rest assured that I am certain you are but victim to whatever this force is that dares invade you in these times. With this said: Mayhap you would care for a steak? i-I understand such brutish cuisine may be unbecoming of fair folk the likes of yourself, but truly we are but limited on what resources we can provide. I pray you don't take offense to such."

As is expected, she remains nigh-silent, save for her mumblings. Though after your frankly minor speech, Rafael returns, cooked steak in tow, which he presents to the woman. "y-Your steak, ma'am?"

(cont'd)
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>>5115090
After but an odd moment, she rapidly engulfs the steak in humongous bites likes some wild animal to a kill before nearby competition can get to its meal.

A moment of silence finds itself between you three, before the woman finally turns her attention towards you and Rafael.

"w...w-Who- WHO ARE YOU!! s-STAY BACK!!!! Y-YOU'RE THOSE BANDITS, AREN"T YOU!!!!"
"w-w-w-Was it that bad?" Rafael concerningly questions.
"WHAT ARE YOU FREAKS!!! WHERE ARE MY CLOTHES!?!? d-d-Did you--"

Aw jeez

"Hey, what's going on in there?"

Oh no, now Gaston's gonna barge in the tent
What do???????
i-I don't have any suggestions because I dunno what to properly suggest here. ._.;;
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>>5115228
>Deescalate the situation
It's ok, miss. We found you naked, needing help on the road. We took you back to our camp, giving you some care, food, and the cape you're currently wearing. We can ensure you we're not bandits, although we have no clue what happened to your clothes. And we most certainly did not.
Allow us to introduce ourselves...
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>>5115437
>>5115228

+1
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This one's gonna be the last one for the night. Will do another session tomorrow though, same time!

>>5115437
>>5115445
You nigh-immediately get to de-escalating the scenario. "Fret not, milady! We had but found you bare-naked along the main road, and sought to grant you what little shelter, care, and food we--"

And that was when Gaston lifted the entire goddamn tent up to see what was going on. And with, nigh-banshee levels of screaming from the woman.

"AAAAAAAAAAAAAA--"
"DO NOT BE ALARMED, MADAM!!! 'Tis but our fellow member Gaston! Please madam, we are not of brigandry! We are but oblong rejects of society, and to besmirch you and your form would go against what little strive for dignity our lot ought ever dare make. You have my condolences for what clothing you previously had, as you were in the nude when we found you, but I assure you: as detested as we may be, our bane to the masses comes not from our actions, but sadly our forms."

Though panic still clearly rings within her expression, the fact that she is still not being assaulted relieves her just enough to not point at you so much.

"...Please, madam. Allow us to introduce ourselves."

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>>5115589
YOU UNLOCKED A MINI LORE DUMP (mostly containing stuff you already know) ABOUT CASPIAN, GASTON, & RAFAEL.
"The big man holding up our tent at the moment would be none other than Gaston, the little one here beside me is Rafael, and I am Caspian. We all hail from Primpoint, and--"
"Actually, I'm from Dallas. It's just I was moved to Primpoint in order to continue my service in church."
"...Wait, truly? Huh.... Well be that as it may, though Gaston here hails from Dallas, we all hav-- er, had Primpoint to call home for a time, before we made mind to take leave from our lives of being prosecuted for merely being malformed. For Gaston, it was because of his frankly violent retort to the corrupt noble who so dared wrong his mother. For Rafael, it was to abandon his would-be eternal fate of enslavement by the local court wizard. And for me.... I left, merely because I had the power to, and I have an old friend in high places to thank for the opportunity, as well as all the tools we so have here.

"Upon our chance meeting on this very day, it was through our similarity of struggle in oppression over our being malformed that we so conjoined into one fellowship. And now, we make way to carve a legacy for ourselves - as well as any and all who so truly wish to join us in our battle against tragedy.

"...Now pray tell, madam. What of you? Perchance you may tell us now your name? Your story?"

I'm just gonna continue this tomorrow
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"o-Oh.... w-Well, i-I suppose if you aren't... intending to, violate me... Very well. My name i--

"...is..... oh God. oh no..... w-w-Why can't I remember....? o-Ohhhh no..."

Well, it seems that though the situation has somehow died down - and the woman is now speaking - she seems to be having some form of panic about her in trying tor recall her name.

>Implore her to take her time.
>Mayhap a substitute title is in order for the time?
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5116252
>>Mayhap a substitute title is in order for the time?
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>>5116252
Mayhaps a substitute title such as "Pretty Pretty Princess"
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>>5116252
>Mayhap a substitute title is in order for the time?
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>>5116429
"O milady, if such a struggle is what you find yourself stricken with, then fret not, as we can be accepting of a temporary title until you wouldst yet recall your true one. If you are in need of suggestions, perchance maybe something graceful like 'Roselle', or--"

>>5116308
"How about 'Pretty Pretty Princess'?" Gaston butted in.

...............

"Really, Gaston."
"What?"
"A proper title for casual address, and upon the bother to conjure suggestion, first thing to cross your mind is 'Pretty Pretty Princess'."
"Well I just think that's a nice name to give to a nice lady."
"A NICE NAME!?!?! Not even royalty would dare beplague their kin with something so objectifying, Gaston!"
"Objectifying, huh?! At least I don't go around calling everyone I see darling and dearie like they're all my little sweethearts."
"I treat you to a fellowship, and you dare brand me a manharlot!?"
"g-Good sirs, please, I implore you, cease your conflict! i-I may but grant myself some name to work with, please, be at e--"

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"At least I can say I am a man of good faith, Caspian! What of you? Most all of Primpoint knows you as the man who made fleeting relations with several of the wealthy for their coinage!"
"OH, LIKE FAITH HAS DONE YOU MUCH KINDNESS TO GET YOU WHERE YOU ARE NOW, GASTON. Like that noble man visiting your mother was some gift from God."
"Yeah, well I bet he wouldn't have done such, had some unfaithful lout kept it in his pants instead of sleeping with him and taking off with his valuables!"
"Gaston, that is ENOUGH! You are frankly being VERY rude, and soiling any attempt at peace I am ever striving to establish here!"
"If peace was truly what you wanted, you wouldn't have problems with my suggestions, Caspian!"

(cont'd once again)
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>>5116517
....Apparently, Caspian is too busy to be playable.

So now, you are Rafael.

Though it was for most all your life you were rigorously abused by the local court wizard to be his personal pet slave, it was yesterday that you found a miraculous chance at liberation through his seemingly spontaneous death, and it is today that you find yourself among a company of trustworthy compatriots who have so vowed to join as union against tragedy....

...though, it now seems your companions are in the midst of aggressive bickering. And you find yourself in fear of the possibility of your lot's rapid disbandment.

What will you do, little one?
>Speak with the woman about something
>Implore your companions to calm down (You've strong doubt your Dog-Ass Willpower will accomplish this)
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5116543
>Implore your companions to calm down (You've strong doubt your Dog-Ass Willpower will accomplish this)
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>>5116543
>>5116554
The thought of trying for any sort of assertion terrifies you... yet, the idea of your newfound friends becoming divisive terrifies you just a bit more.

"pp-p-p-Please, s-s-stop fighting! w-w-We s-shouldn't be d-doing this!"
"Quiet, Rafael! This doesn't concern you."
"Aw, now look what you have wrought! You have made sweet Rafael cry! This right here is why you need to be careful with your choice of words, Gaston!"
"At least I don't coddle and baby him as you do! Perhaps if you didn't talk him down like he were some little boy, he would man UP a bit!!"
"'Man up a bit'! My word, Gaston, you truly are a heartless man!"
"If telling the truth makes me a heartless man, then I ought to thank God for granting me the gift of cruelty!"
"If you so truly insist God favors you so much, perchance you go someplace whence your brutish teachings are more norm!"
"PERHAPS I SHOULD!"

Uh oh. This is getting really out of hand, really fast. And even the miss is starting to get reeeally stressed again.

Goodness, Rafael, think of something, fast!
(Rafael is too stressed to provide proper suggestions.)
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>>5116742

See if you can slap both of them at once. Implore them to be quiet for the miss!
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>>5116742
>>5116764
Your Willpower is of such levels of Dog-Ass, you couldn't even muster so much as the thought of performing any form of striking upon your companions. Slaves have no right of will over the lives of superiors.

The most this attempt at so much as conjuring the thought accomplishes is the dropping of the dining ware upon the blanket.

>d-d-Do nothing?
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>>5116865
>>d-d-Do nothing?

>Wake up from this fuckery. Head back to the present.
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>>5116865
>Speak with the woman about something
"I p-properly ap-pologize p-pretty p-p-p-pretty p-p-p-p-p-p-rincess"
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>>5116870
For some reason or another, you are yet to be able to wake from this.
Conceding to your incompetence, you succumb to a state of helplessness and do little more than tearfully glance upon the fallen plate that serves as a testament of your life: naught more than a tool of service, to be discarded upon completion of duty...

...But fortunately, the woman - within but a moment's glance amidst what would otherwise have been her state of anxity - witnesses your weakness, and in admiration of your attempt steps forward herself to mediate the circumstance.

"GENTLEMEN! I implore you, heed me for but a moment! What conflicts you so wish to resolve with such aggression ought bring little more than strained relations! Stay your hatreds for but a while, and seek civility in peaceful reason! Besides, I have come forth with a name you may address me by:

"Please, call me Hornelia!"

..........
(cont'd)
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>>5116937
"....Hornelia, madam? Truly?" Caspian asks with a level of civilized irk.
"What! You asked for a name of temporary statute, and I so provided! Hornelia."
"....Madam, such a name is of horrendous quality to almost rival that of Pretty Pretty Princess"
"I don't agree with the Pretty Pretty Princess part, but yeah, that's rather rubbish, woman."
"Oh come now! With a name as such as Hornelia, 'twould be easy to identify me. After all, I do have this horn on my head."
"Be that as it may, madam... Hornelia????"
"Yes. End of discussion. Now cease your petty bickering, and get along already!"

Grumbles come from both Caspian and Gaston. And with them, your control returns to Caspian.

(cont'd)
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Last one for the night, folks. I'll see you Wednesday 4PM CST!

>>5116950
"Now then. Wouldst any of you know when I will be getting some clothing? As much as the cloak is most appreciated, I've much desire to wear something more proper."
"(Pfff, women.)"
"To be frank, er, "Hornelia", I was actually in the midst of pondering on ideas for how to obtain coinage for such things whilst you've in our care. As you know, we are rather minimal on inventory at the moment, as we have but started out as a minor fellowship of oblong rejects."
"Well... the sooner the better, good sir! If I am to be amidst your company, I'd rather it be I were not bound to just this cloak for my stay."
"Hmmmm....."

You recall that you are currently a good ways east from Primpoint, a fair bit off to the side of the main road to Dallas. Due to the rush of your situation at the time of your leave from Primpoint, you effectively have no coin to your name. What shall be your current primary focus for wealth and treasure?

>Adventure/Hunting
> - You were granted knowledge of a particularly dangerous cavern nearby; one that is home to some of the wild fire-flinging Arcbat attacks on Primpoint. If a smidge dangerous and perhaps theoretically lacking in actual treasures, at least the meat and hides would be worth in and of themselves.
> - Alternatively, you've also word that Dallas was receiving trouble from some Dire Wolf packs. Perhaps some of the folks there would be thankful if you performed a bit of some culling on such beasts.

>Mercenary Work
> - Considering the amount of bandit attacks, as well as attacks from wild animals, there are bound to be folks - especially those of great coinage - who would be grateful for some defensive (or even some offensive) services here and there.
> - Barring the part where you would likely have to actually talk to the people to initiate contracts, it would certainly be among the easiest ways to put your lot out there.

>Menial Chorework
> - Honest pay for honest work. Dallas, being the troubled locale it is, is bound to have folks looking for assistance in things here and there. Mayhap you could lend a hand?
> - Once again, this would still involve talking with people, and most folks may not be the most kind to giving fair pay to rejects the likes of you.

> Just do a bit of settling somewhere! Produce your own worth.
> - I mean, you ARE outcasts. Who really even cares what you do? Build your own lives, by your own hands, on some plot somewhere - even right here, if you really want.
> - Might win the scorn of those who claim to own the property you build on, and would likely also open you to being invaded by bandits and attacked by wildlife - but to be frank, who isn't getting bandit and wildlife attacks these days?

>Something else in mind? (Write-in)
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>Mix of 1 and 4
>Let's establish ourselves as Adventurer. We'll claim a plot of easily defendable land : ideal would be top of an hill, with freshwater, woodland and river nearby. From there, we can start culling the region from dire wolves, explore cavern. Once our name is known, we might even provide some service as guards of sort, or Mercenary.
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>>5116963
> - Alternatively, you've also word that Dallas was receiving trouble from some Dire Wolf packs. Perhaps some of the folks there would be thankful if you performed a bit of some culling on such beasts.
Might as well go stab some wolves.
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>>5116978
>>5116963

Support
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>>5116978
>>5117500
>>5117502
"Lady and gentlemen! We make move for the outskirts of Dallas! We shall seek to make an encampment at a prime spot near the area, and lay waste to the dire wolvings troubling Dallas."
"Ooh, Dallas. Been a while since I've last been there."
"w-w-Wolvings? Good sir, is that not a bit dangerous?"
"Dangerous times call for dangerous measures, madam. And besides: Wolvings wouldst have nary an ounce of prudeness when it comes to us greater beings. Furthermore, their hides and meat would perchance provide us sufficient fundings to find you something nicer. And if need be, I imagine we ought figure a nice suiting for you with their hides."
"(oh goodness)"
"With this said! We make but a minor rest before we advance, so ready yourself, fellows!"

But just as you proceeded to walk out of the tent, "Aw, finally! My arm was starting to kill me a bit here" Gaston releases his grip upon the tend, and dn- (cont'd)
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>>5118793
"BUEH!!"

Oh... phew, it was all just a very gay and cringe dream. And it seems you've awaken within the Nursery.

Ah, look, it's Mrs. Wimbly. "Huh, that was quick."

What do?

>Flirt with the nurse.
>Ask her something (insert question here)
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5118817
shit, forgot to update my image.
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>>5118817
>Flirt with the nurse.
Gotta put on them manly charms ya know! Also what was our name again? Did we even have one actually?
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>>5118817
>>Flirt with the nurse.

>>5118854
Our name is Antosha Smirnov btw
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>>5118821
Use our hardly earned MATHPOINTS to flirt with the nurse
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>>5118865
Seconding
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>>5118854
>>5118859
>>5118865
>>5118870
"Hey babe, you come here often? I'd bet little bit of you plus me would make some pretty good times."

"(god fucking dammit i dont get paid enough for this) Listen kid, if you're awake enough to flirt with the nurse, you're more than awake enough to get out of my nursery. Don't forget your stuff on the dresser over there. Oh, and don't hurt your head again."

Tch. Women, amirite?

What now?
>Get going before you're late for Wisdom & Philosophy
>Flirt with the nurse some more.
>Ask the nurse about something
>Write-in?
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>>5118961
>>Ask the nurse about something

Ask what happened while we were out.

Then:

>>Get going before you're late for Wisdom & Philosophy
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>>5118859
Oh right, thanks for reminding me mate.
>>5118961
>>5118983
+1 to this looks good.
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>>5118983
>>5119181
"Uhhh.... Did anything happen while I was out?"
"Yeah, you banged your head on some flooring or something, so Mr. Calcudda brought you in here like 40 minutes ago or something You've been in that bed since. Now get out, I got other kids to deal with."

Oh. So apparently just jack shit has happened while you were out, except for apparently missing Math class.

Not wanting to dilly dally anymore, you jump right out bed - high fiving Mrs. Wimbly's potion while at it for good measure - and set out to retrieve your possessions, including your Backpack that you were totally wearing on your back all this time because what schoolboy DOESN'T have their prim and proper backpack with them for the enschoolenings.

Ooh, a letter!

And it looks like you've earned $20 (Racking you up to a total of $62.69) and a Book of Math Riddles! :D
(cont'd)
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>>5119204
You then take your leave from the Nursery, scurrying your way onward towards Wisdom & Philosophy. Along your way, however, you couldn't help but notice some room you've never actually seen before. One named "Hire-a-Homie".

What do?

>Check it out
>Carry on
>Speak with random students nearby
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5119235
>>Check it out
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>>5119235
>Check it out
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>>5119235
>Check it out
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>>5119237
>>5119242
>>5119245
With an uneventful air to you, you enter the room, closing the door behind you on the assumption that such closed doors ought return to closednesss after being opened.

Though the room seems rather small and bland, there appears to be a girl with a peculiar badge on her.

"Hiii, welcome to Hire-a-Homie! How may I he-hahla-huhh-- (oh gosh) *ahem* How may I help you? Would you like to hire a homie?"

>Ask about this Hire-a-Homie stuff
>"No."
>Mock her failure to appropriately articulate her phrase
>Leave, and just go to Wisdom & Philosophy
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5119273
There is a Mystery Box at play.
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>>5119273
>Ask about this Hire-a-Homie stuff
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>>5119273
>Ask about this Hire-a-Homie stuff
>Slam the red button on the desk
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>>5119273
>Don't ask just hire a homie immediately.
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>>5119317
Oblivious to the obvious tutorial awaiting you, you question the girl (apparently named Vanessa Viridia according to that name plaque thing), "What's this 'Hire-a-Homie' stuff?"

"Why, I'm glad you asked! The Hire-a-Homie system is a volunteer program implemented to help fellow students find folks to hang out with! This is especially helpful for some of the more socially inept and uncool who are incapable of making friends by their lonesome. For but a charitable $0.50, you can call up to three students within this school - assuming they are all in the Homie program - and you can pay their individual Homie Fee to have them hang out with you, though mostly in instances outside of classes, as they too have lives and classes to go to. But certainly at least outside of school, you can ALWAYS count on your hired Homies to hang with you! Kudos if you share any classes with them.
"Of course, this doesn't necessarily mean you're buying friends. You're moreso just paying Homies to hang with you regardless of circumstances. Whether or not friendship is made from being your Homie is strictly dependent on how the both of you get along.
"But assuming this doesn't scare you: You can alternatively pay $5 to call over as many potential Homies as your sweet little breath can muster.

"Now. Would you like to hire a Homie? Or perhaps you'd fancy signing up for the Homi--"
"Ooh, what's this button do" You instinctively go to slam the big red bu--
"NOWAITPLEASEDONT!! i-I'm sorry, please don't mess with school equipment. That's the microphone for the school so that I can call over any not-so-busy Homies that you pay to call for."
"aw."

"But please, would you like to hire a Homie? Or sign up for the Homie Program yourself? It comes with plenty of benefits, with the only downside being you cannot personally be in any clubs while in the program."

>Pay $0.50 for three democratically voted Names to call for (it'll be a bit dragged out;
>Pay $5 for a Mass Call; each voter can call for three Names, and as long as there are no doubles, they will be called on.
>Ask about the Homie Program
> - Perhaps more info about how this Homie payment stuff works?
>Join the Homie Program
>Comment on her lack of make-up
>Decline, and make way for Wisdom & Philosophy
>Have OP stat you already
>Something else? (Write-in)

An ominous force informs you - perhaps even in an imploring manner - that you don't at all have to name anyone mentioned within this quest; quite so, nothing stops from naming just about any Name from probably anything ever. Get creative. Or even memey. Original, unoriginal, whatever comes to your mind. See what results you get!
Also don't vote names yet.
Also there is still a Mystery Box at play.
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>>5119376
>read the little sign on the desk
>Closely examinate the badge
>Ok, miss. What about me being your homie for 5$?
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>>5119376
>>read the little sign on the desk
>>Closely examinate the badge
>>Ok, miss. What about me being your homie for 5$?
>>Have OP stat you already

Also tell her we paid good money, we go to whatever clubs we want.
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Last post for the night. See you tomorrow, and hopefully same time!

>>5119427
>>5119440
Mh? Oh yeah, that name plaque thing. You already read that, dummy. It says her name's Vanessa Viridia..... though now that you're not skimming like usual, it seems she's the "HaH Chief". Heh, okay, that's actually kinda funny now that you're really looking at it.

As for the badge..... you have no idea. It's literally just some fuckin' smiley thing, you don't know why the fuck anyone would wear something stupid like that.

But anyway, you have higher priorities on your mind:

"Ey babe, how about I be your homie for a lil five bucks?"

"Oh, goodness, did I explain something wrong? Nonono, see, the $0.50 $5 transactions aren't to buy homies, it's so we can keep the service running. Using the school announcement mic - one of them is activated by this button you see here - to call over Homies who are probably in the middle of their own business to go out of their way to come to this office so you can barter with them for their contract.

"Likewise: around here, contracts are typically $20. Some vary here and there - some prefer interest over straight pay, and others might even have other conditions they want you to meet, especially cool kids that don't want to associate with non-cool kids - but straight-up $20 is generally considered the gold standard and proper balance of generosity for potential homie-ing provided and incentive to actually give such homie-ing.

"...Is there anything else you would like me to explain?"

>(Insert something you would like her to explain to you here)
>Pay $0.50 to call three potential Homies
>Pay $5.00 to Mass Call as many potential Homies as each voter providing three names can muster
>Join the Homie Program
>Comment on her lack of make-up
>Decline, and make way for Wisdom & Philosophy
>Have OP stat your already
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5119517
is the mystery box still in play?
>Have OP stat you already
>Pay $5.00 to Mass Call as many potential Homies as each voter providing three names can muster
John McRandom, Johanna-Lea Toire, Azal Azar. This students are so much NPC level they probably registered on this just to make some connection. Heck, they have so little personnality, skills, and whatsoever we will be a chadlord among them. We need some foils to get some social credits. Plus we will be able to flex our MATHPOINTS on them. They'll be impressed
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>>5119610
I really should go to bed right now, but yeah it's still open. Sorry, I forgot to mention in post.
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Sorry for being late, folks.
>>5119610
fine jeez
And then, all of a sudden, your true current state is revealed.


STATS

Strength: Average
- Athletics: Good
- Flex Game: Meh
Constitution: Below Average
- Spice Tolerance: Ass
- Stamina: Above Average
Dexterity: Great
- Acrobatics: Above Average
- Sleight of Hand: Ass
- Stealth: Average
Intelligence: Dog-Ass
- Alchemy: Dog-Ass
- Arcana: Absolute Dog-Ass
- History: Meh
- Math: Meh
- Nature: Ass
Wisdom: Ass
- Animal Handling: Ass
- Attention Span: Dog-Ass
Charisma: Dope
- Shmooves: Good
- Flirt Game: Dog-Ass
Popularity: Meh
- Ass: Ass
- Cool: Meh
- Cute: Ass
- Geek: Absolute Dog-Ass
- Nerd: Meh
Combat: Ass
- 1H Proficiency: Below Average
- 2H Proficiency: Dog-Ass
- Blade Proficiency: Ass
- Blunt Proficiency: Above Average
- Gun Proficiency: Meh
- Unarmed Proficiency: Below Average
Magic: Absolute Dog-Ass


TRAITS

Skimmer: Antosha is noticably quick to pick up on "shit that matters to Antosha". In turn however, this noticably cripples his ability to make note of most anything else. Likewise, just possessing this perk greatly nerfs your Attention Span, in return for bypassing Attention Span "checks" for "shit that matters to Antosha". Heck, sometimes, trying to specifically analyze something via Antosha will get you poor results sometimes due to his raw ability to subconsciously not give a damn.
Jock Brain: Antosha is generally stupid (and likewise carries a penalty to his Intelligence), but can potentially make folks of a less observant manner completely forget it via his hip and jock-y energy (which in turn boosts his Charisma; especially if involving Strength-related mannerisms).
Nozomi Fanboy: Whenever Nozomi is around, it is generally very difficult for Antosha to contain fangasms in regards to the guy. Can't blame him, but it's still generally weird to non-Fanboys. (They just don't understand, dude)


INCENTIVES

Like Nozomi: This boyim's a well-inspired one. As such, he aspires to be - in at least some little extent or another - like Nozomi, the coolest kid in school who he also looks up to. Sadly, this also means he'll normally refuse to pay attention to shit Nozomi probably wouldn't. Like known losers. Or things losers would probably do. Frankly, the whole Math thing was just for the memes.
No Homo: Antosha is a straight boyo. He refuses to willingly engage in homosexuality.

(cont'd)
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>>5120075
"Eh, fine, I'll do the $5 Mass Call thing."
":D" Vanessa audibly proclaims as she takes your $5 from your hand, and proceeds to press that big red button she was just stopping you from pressing a minute ago.

"Would the following Homies please report to the Hire-a-Homie Office?

"(pssst, now's the part where you name the folks you want to call over.)"

>

A'ight, folks, you prolly know the drill: each individual ID gets to slam down up to 3 names of their choosing, I'll give you guys like maybe an hour thirty at max to get in your suggestions. Otherwise, if by then there aren't at least 15 total names, I'll just use Fantasy Name Generators to secretly generate the rest for y'all since I don't wanna just cuck you over despite making yer dude pay $5.

Oh and uh,
>>5119610
You weren't supposed to give suggestions yet, but I can tell you're not usually active around this time so I'll throw you a bone and include your three suggestions.
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>>5120108

>Thimnus Coalbasher
>Sheed Eadder
>Bork Stronkfen
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>Smith Smithson
>Fish E. Pierceson
>Leze Janov
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gimme a bit here, folks.
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Joe Blow
Larry Potter
Reginald Humperdink III
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Wait, fuck, this is actually gonna take me a good bit of a while. So I'm just gonna do y'all a favor, and just tell you this this basically Session End, and I'll just see you guys tomorrow as I proceed to produce all these dudes
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>>5120108
Thanks for that, QM.
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The first batch arrives.

Find their stats here: https://pastebin.com/tWysCATP

John McRandom is the first to arrive. Which is really to say, he was secretly here this entire time and you just didn't notice until the door opened.

PRICE: $7.00
CONDITION: After your recruiting process is done, you must roll a d20. That is how many more dollars you must pay him. If the final price is more than you can pay for, he just takes all your money and fucks off.


The second to arrive is Johanna-Lea Toire. Which is to say, she's the one that opened the door in the first place.

PRICE: $18


And the third, Azal Azar

PRICE: $45
CONDITION: You must be at least Meh in Cool, and at least Average in Intelligence.

"I suffer not the imbecile. Farewell." And with that, Azal Azar swiftly takes his leave. Well at least the bright side: maybe you could try Calling him again if ever your Intelligence gets high enough.

(cont'd) p-p-Please bear with me here. I'm technically still trying to finish up statting and drawing these dudes.
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>>5121094
And then came the second batch.

https://pastebin.com/zXwEriPs

Sheed Eadder assertively cuts ahead of the lot. "SuB, Bitches. You know what's up."

PRICE: $22.22
CONDITION: You must pay for his lunch every day.


Thimnus just stands there in the back, lamely looking at your lot.

PRICE: $20
CONDITION: Thimnus would appreciate it if you'd help him sometime soon with finding a book called "To Smith A Legend"; he can't seem to find it in the Library.


Bork is there too, you guess.

PRICE: $20
CONDITION: Bork wants you to spend a minimum of 1 hour of your Free Time working out each day.
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>>5121193
And then the third.

https://pastebin.com/pnATuESn

Apparently, in comes Smith Smithson aaaaand he slips on his goddamn shoelace. And it seems something about this travesty has Sheed barely containing his laughter.

Wait. Oh goddammit. This kid's a fucking loser. Now, you might not be Mr. Popular around here, but this shitter truly has to be pretty much bottom of the barrel. No way in hell you'd want to hire something as pathetic as this.

Price: $5


Fish comes forth with camoflauge in tow, seemingly the only guy concerned with what has just transpired.

PRICE: $27
CONDITION: He'll only join you on School Days; apparently he has a thing for Vacation Days or some crap like that.


Leze Janov makes her confident appearance.

PRICE: $32
ALT CONDITION: If you humble yourself before her in front of this mass, and sufficiently flatter her, she just might give you a discount. Fail, however, and it might go up.

(cont'd)
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>>5121465
And the fourth.

https://pastebin.com/cqEGyqxj

Joe Blow seems to not be in the mood for flashy entrances at the moment due to this being the first day of the school year. So he just arrives blandly.

PRICE: $80 You currently don't seem to have enough to buy this guy.


Reginald doesn't even bother to stop by. His posh instincts hint him on your Not Being Popular, so he just lasers his way on past. Fortunately, Smith get up just in time before his foot could be burnt off.

PRICE: $50
CONDITION: You must be at least Above Average in Popularity
ALT CONDITION: You must be recommended by someone who is at least Dope in either Popularity or any Popularity Sub-Stat except Ass, Funny, and Nerd.


Larry Potter just teleports himself into the room. Took him long enough.

PRICE: $20
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So now we select a homie?
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>>5121681

Btw hm cash do we have?
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>>5121677
Ok. I'm putting my money on
>John Mc Random
>Fish Pierceson
Last, I'd take Johannna-Lea, with unconstrainted support.
Plus, we got synergies by fishing with Fish, making her cook it, using John Mc Random to deal with any strange circumstance.

The pun in Johanna-Lea Toire and Azal Azar is respectively Aleatoire, which mean random in french, and Al Azar, meaning random in spanish. Somehow this guys end up in lots of my campaigns
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>>5121728
>>5121677

Support

Third and fourth picks would be Bork and Johanna-Lea. Let’s see who other anons choose.
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>>5121753
Yes but I don't *Want* to work out.
Whereas, fishing...
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>>5121681
>>5121728
i-i-I wasn't done yet. ._.;;

>>5121677
And thus, the last bunch arrived.

https://pastebin.com/BX8Wm4wi

Shorav Dread makes his entrance. "For whatever choice you make on this day, do know that He watches over you."

PRICE: $30
CONDITION: He has church on Sundays, so he can't help then.


Oh, there's a ninja.

PRICE: $25


You know when I said I'd roll for all three? Well, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4Uw3m_dPpw

And lastly, "Hey uh, sorry about my dad earlier. He can be uh.... my dad sometimes."

PRICE: $20
CONDITION: "For the love of god, please don't make me do Math Riddles."


And thus, all the folks you have so called have so arrived.

How will you proceed with choosing who you hire?
>Just have everyone name their selections
>One By One
>Strawpoll....?
>Something else? (Write-in)

Also, you currently have $57.69nice.
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>>5121774
Sticking with John and Fish.
Let's see how John's roll is going to check if we can get a last addition, maybe Joanna-Lea or Geometra Calcudda.
Preference goes to Joanna-Lea, maybe we can get organically homie with Geometra
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Tell ya hwat, guys: it's currently 4AM CST, so I'll just keep the vote running until like, 5PM CST. See ya 'till then!
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>>5121774
>Just have everyone name their selections
>>5121728
supporting John+Fish for now. Could probably get Joanna as well but we'd need to get a low roll.
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>>5121785
>>5121795
Well before I go, I just wanna clarify:
When i said "the end of the recruiting process", I meant after you're done and everyone has left because you were finished recruiting, with which you'd have to pay $0.50 to call back like, three of the people to be able to buy again.
So like: if you buy John and Fish, and then wait to do others, you're gonna supposedly get cucked of $0.50 because you waited until after the Recruitment Process to deal with John.[\spoiler]
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>>5121796
Well, we can always recruit more later. And make organical homies. Let's say we meet by chance Joanna or any other...
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Just a heads up folks: y'all have like 25 minutes before I just roll with what's currently voted.
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>>5122480

Fish and John is good. We can make more friends like >>5121804 said.
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Rolled 14 (1d20)

>>5121774
>>5121785
>>5121795
>>5122543
Thus, you so make the decision to hire the Gun Freak and the Unpredictable Force of Chaos.

As everyone else proceeds to slide out of the room because OP is currently too lazy to draw walking sprites for everyone, you then proceed to gamble on John's price...
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shit, forgot image again.
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>>5122591
>>5122596
With John's total of $21, you are wrought down from your hefty $57.69nice to a meager $19.69still nice.

"Wow gosh, this is just so great! I can't wait to do stuff with these guys!"

"Thank you for using our service! If you ever want to hire more homies, this office is always open during school days. Feel free to visit anytime you fancy hiring more homies. But anyway, is there anything else I can help you with?"

Hmmmm.....
>Spend $0.50 to call three potential Homies to hire.
>Spend another $5 for another Mass Call
>Join the Homie Program
>Decline, and make way for Wisdom & Philosophy
>Something else? (Write-in)
>Mystery Box
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>>5122644
goddammit.

Also, another available option:
>Speak with your homies about something
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>>5122644
>>Decline, and make way for Wisdom & Philosophy
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>>5122644
>Decline, and make way for Wisdom & Philosophy
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>>5122644
>Decline, and make way for Wisdom and Philosophy
>Say, John, could you tell me about chaos and random wisdom?
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>>5122644
>>5122656
>>5122696
>>5122726
"Nah, I'm good. Seeya!"
"Oh! Very well, hope you enjoy your new homies!"

As you take leave from the office to go forth to your Wisdom & Philosophy class, John McRandom immediately takes his leave to go to one of his classes. And as he does so, you turn your head to witness this and wait wtf

....Did you leave the nursery before Math was finished or something....? Eh, whatever.

(cont'd)
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>>5122768
With Fish still aside you - apparently, he TOO has Wisdom & Philosophy as his 3rd class - the both of you lads make your way to class past the clearly-obviously-there busy crowd.

And as such, you arrive to be greeted by a teacher you've yet to meet. "Ah, hey kids. Glad to see new students here. How's your first day going?"
"Oh, you know, just getting rekt on by some mathematic destruction, teach. How about you?"
"Oh yeah, you're that one kid that got injured by Mr. Calcudda? Oof. Well, if you're managing to struggle on after that, I can't say I've been doing any bad then, can I. Well, feel free to take a seat anywhere; early bird gets the worm and all that."

What do?
>Take/claim a seat among the four big tables
>Talk to Mr. Jackson about something
>Talk to Fish about something
>Go outside of class to do something before class starts
>Something else?
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>>5122825
>Take/claim a seat among the four big tables
>Talk to Fish about something
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>>5122825
>Take/claim a seat among the four big tables
>Talk to Fish about something
is our teacher Fish's dad?
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>>5122831
For one reason or another, you and Fish decide to take spots nearest the door. And with little much else to do, you begin talking amongst yourselves.

"Pshh. Bruh, is the teach your dad or something? I mean, with the whole headband and blond shit going on and all. And like, 50% of the teachers I've seen so far are known dads, so"
"Dude, you kidding me? This right here is a Bandana. Like the one that gives you infinite ammo and shit, except black because like, karate and stuff, y'know."
"Oh, dope."
"But yeah, naw, I don't know this guy."

Soon enough, the class became filled with a bunch of students your garbage-ass attention span gives zero shits about, as well as that Azal Azar guy who genuinely thinks you're retarded or something.

"Alright students, good to see you're all here. My name is Mr. Jackson, welcome to Wisdom & Philosophy. This will be the most difficult class you will ever have throughout your entire time here. Yep. So today, we'll gonna start off hard. No easy street from here, nosirree. Today, what we're going to do...

"....is have completely normal and casual conversations among eachother. Yep, just lied to you; this is probably gonna be one of your easiest classes. Literally all you have to do here is just have productive conversation. And what I mean by "productive" is that you're basically asking questions about things. Like, anything. Just, try not to ask anything too hassling or inappropriate please. It's one thing to question things like why this school is the way it is, but let's try to refrain from asking folks about personal and sensitive things please. The last thing I want is students getting emotional in my class, alright?

"With that said: You can all start now. I'll just be over here with my coffee if you need me or want to talk with me for some reason."

Zoowee mamma, a class where all you do is just talk! A little odd with no chairs, but them's the breaks you guess.

Who will you talk to? And about what?
>Speak with Fish some more about stuff; you surely bought a Homie for a reason after all
>Talk with Mr. Jackson
>Bugger Sheed about something
>Converse with Azal Azar
>Attempt to fathom one of/some of/all these goddamn students you don't give a shit about
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5122960
>Speak with Fish some more about stuff; you surely bought a Homie for a reason after all
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>>5122960
>Speak with Fish some more about stuff; you surely bought a Homie for a reason after all
>>Bugger Sheed about something

Let's bugger Fish to tag-team bugger Sheed for maximum buggery!

Also ask Fish if he's got any guns on him.
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>>5122965
>>5122960

Actually Sheed looks funky. We will coerce both him and Fish to bug the crap out of Azal Azar since he's looking down at us-- and no one looks down on the next NOZOMI KIKEN!!!
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>>5122967
"Ay dude, you ever wonder how dope the world would be if there was, like, free pizza?" you ask Fish.
"Man, that would be pretty awesome. But... how could we ever possibly produce enough to support the whole world?"
"I unno, maybe just magic it up?"
"I don't know, man. If we could just magic up food just like that, I don't think the world would have stuff like poverty and starvation going on all here and there."
"...Hm."

"Say, Fish, do you carry guns with you?"
"Bitch, you know I be packin'." He pulls out his [INSERT FANTASY EQUIVALENT OF GLOCK HERE]. "You never know when some dire bitches might pop in and you gotta hot a dog or t--"
"No brandishing weapons in class, Fish." Mr. Jackson butts in.
"....Sorry dude. I can't be showing off 'round here. But yeah, who DOESN'T pack around here?"

Seems this class still has a while more to go. What do?
>Talk some more with Fish - maybe some philosophical shit?
>Talk to Mr. Jackson
>Bugger Sheed about something
>Converse with Azal Azar
>Attempt to fathom one of/some of/all these goddamn students you don't give a shit about
>Something else? (Write-in)

Seeya at 4PM CST!
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>>5123131
>>Talk some more with Fish - maybe some philosophical shit?
Azal Azar thinks I'm a retard. Let's gank him with Sheed to take down that elitist prick.
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>>5123131
>>Talk some more with Fish - maybe some philosophical shit?
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>>5123131

Supporting both of these.
>>5123191
>>5123420
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>>5123191
>>5123420
>>5123516
"Well anyways, you ever wonder on why wolves are only dire? Why can't there be like, normal wolves? Or Safe Wolves? Or, like, flamingo wolves?"
"Pffff, 'flamingo'?"
"Yeah, like, looking all gay and shit to counteract how spoopy they look."
You summon a chuckle from Fish. "God, that'd be hilarious"
"Yeah, I know, right?

"But hey, Azal is kinda just chillaxin' over there. How about maybe we philosophically gank the popular kid with that thief over there?"
".....Yeeaahhh, that'd probably actually be kinda fun."

You then walk with your gun freak homie right on up to Sheed.

"Damn you, Stormcloaks. Erofaul was fine until you came alo--"
"Oh hey Sheed."
"What."
"Oh you know, just wondering if maybe you'd like t--"
"I'm not a charity worker. You don't pay my sandwiches, you don't get my help."
"Ohh nononono, it's not like that, dude. It's just Azal Azar is kinda over there and all, and me and Fish here are gonna philosophically gank his ass. Just wanted to know if you wanted to join us."
"Why the fuck would I want to join your cheap ass?"
"Bruh. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to philosophically gank a snob-ass popular kid. Don't you wanna join in and verbally obliterate some Supernerd?"

"........................................
"maybe"

(cont'd)
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>>5123703
Thusly, you, the gun freak, and the thiefy kid walk yourselves on up to the one known as Azal Azar.

"Oh hey, Mr. Wizardman McRobeguy" you say to Azal.
"'Sup, nerd," Sheed aggressively greets.
"What is the meaning of this," Azal aggressively questions. "Why are you specifically ganging forth before me, despite my stating my preference to not bother with your sort?"
"Bruh," you bruh. "We finna gank yo ass with philosophical shit and make you stop being an ass."
"Better be ready to be wrong and stupid for once," Sheed teases the robed nerd.

Azal proceeds to exposit: "The fact you are well aware of my discontent towards your frankly misguided lot and nonetheless proceed to harass me despite also knowing such harassment was explicitly stated to be disallowed in this class is but testament to the strength of my stance. In having approached me, you have already signed your own defeat. Begone, and retreat to your pit of petty pesters, lest you gamble your academic success - and perhaps your already-meager reputations - on childish debacles the likes of 'philosophical ganks'."

"I don't speak nerd," Sheed retorts.
"I don't like you. Leave me alone."

Aw jeez. This one could be a toughie.
>Proceed with the philosophical ganking (How so?)
>Buzz off and just talk with Sheed/Fish/both?
>Abort, and speak with Mr. Jackson
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5123772
g-goddammit
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>>5123772
>>Proceed with the philosophical ganking (How so?)

We're going to use the SJW strategy of making him feel like an utter piece of shit for not accepting our beautifully cute and valid selves while accusing him of every -ism that exists. Meanwhile Sheed pilfers all of his lunch money off of him, which should be a very hefty, elitist amount.
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>>5123772
We'll play him like a goddamn fiddle, and get on the teacher's good side.
>Proceed with the philosophical ganking (How so?)

Hit him hard with our knowledge of mathematical philosophy!
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>>5123783

We'll do this too!

Boggle this fucker's mind with the beauty of discrete math and schmooze the professors too! Adding to my vote! >>5123783

>"While you adhere to your classist mannerisms, hath thou ever wondered why a discrete Fourier transform always becomes a wave? Hath thou wondered of the magicks behind the integration of simple numericals? NAY I SAY!! Such intricately wonderful philosophies are far beyond your understanding!"
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>>5123783
+1
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PHILOSOPHICAL ENGANKERY COMMENCE

"Heh," you heh. "Well maybe you'd realize we dudes are kinda dope and valid if you weren't such a populist."
"Tch, yeah, maybe if you would stop being a nerdist jerkwad, you'd actually have people want to hire you as a homie," your gun freak homie Fish chimes in.
"Yeah, maybe if you stopped sucking nerd dick for a change, you'd be less lame." Sheed throws his metaphorical two cents into the Supernerd-bashing ring.

"Language, Sheed," Mr. Jackson butts in.
A scoff can be heard from Sheed.

"If you so dare insist, then go forth and be victim to the consequence of your misbegotten hubris." Azal Azar warns.
>>5123783
>>5123795
>>5123887
"Pshh, well, what about uhhh, mathematical philosophy, eh?" you retort.
"Ah, yes, the philosophy of mathematics. Do tell, Antosha Smirnov: What do you know of this field of philosophy? Would you care to exposit to me your massive knowledge on the wonders of the belief that most all of our reality can be so simply fathomed through but a system of numbers and calculations?"

"Uhhhhhhhhhhh.... Uhhmmmmmmmm....... Uhhh......

"d-d-d...d-Derivatives?"

....................

It dawns on you that you know jack shit about so much as complex math, let alone something as nerdy as philosophical mathematics.

(cont'd)
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god fucking dammit, not again
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>>5123937

You proceed to get so philosophically shat on, you even unlock a MINI LORE DUMP.

"Heeds my words, and listen well, Antosha, for I do not like to repeat myself, especially to the intellectually incompetent the likes of you: A philosophy founded on mathematic mechanics is but a futile one, for it asserts that all which exists is bound by its rules, and is as such scientifically calculable and measurable. But in truth: with miracles and wonders the likes of so much as the very magic we all so-- Oh, my pardon: MOST all of us so use, Antosha, with which despite our ability to get a casual understanding of its deeper mechanics is ultimately consistent of ungaugeable aspects that not even the wisest and most well-endowed of magic "researchers" can ever truly decipher. And that is not to mention the plentiful number of mystical species and entities in this world that no scientist with sufficient supply has ever had yet to crack the genetic codes of, with which to mathematically and really decipher the mechanics of. To attempt to make so much as an ounce's worth of understanding of the deepest intricacies of these powers and unknowables is to spend an ounce too much in what will always be a fruitless endeavor, for it is at the core of all things Magic that it is truly, and utterly, unfathomable.

"But pardon me. I suppose my knowledge on this subject is much too verbose for you. Then perhaps a suggestion would help you with your lack of assurance on this knowledge: How about you use your time in Study Hall that you've earned as token for your flunking Magic, and maybe read some simple books and guides on magic? Maybe you'll even finally develop your skill in such while doing so?"

O O F . Such epic ownage upon your philosophy that you didn't even understand in the first place - and especially one that simultaneously attacks your very character, and by none other than a student who is Dope in Popularity - socially damages you so hard you drop an entire level from Meh to Ass.
Fish's direct association with you in this event also results in his Popularity suffering the same consequence, leaving him rather grumbled about him being your Homie...

Be wary! A Homie who feels they are either mistreated or just generally undergoing too many conditions that they find unpleasant may be well incentivized to leave your service. Normally, bitching out of a Homie Contract is a major asshole move, and worthy in and of itself of docking you some Popularity points as well as raising your Ass level. However, there can be times where a Homie may very-well be fully justified in their contract resignation, and won't suffer any penalties for such. This is especially the case for Popular kids who realize the not-so-popular kid they're signed with are too much trouble in one sense or another to put up with.

Furthermore: Do be wary of Popularity drop wait goddammit this is too long, I'll continue this in next post.
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Do be wary of Popularity drops; No one likes a loser here, and not knowing your place in the social hierarchy is one quick way of plummeting straight to the bottom and being outcasted from most everyone else, where you'd be thankful if anyone of any proper talent so much as batted you an eye. Plus: Non-loser folks are typically one to raise the price of their contracts for Losers, as testament to their strong resilience towards such desperate scum of society. Truly, Popularity is not a stat to be so quickly disregarded here.

And thus, with your failure, the bell rings, and class is dismissed also with Sheed unaffected by the situation as he technically wasn't really even trying, and his Popularity is already Ass anyways, as the transition to 4th period commences.

"Couple more things, Antosha: Do not be so quick to think that just because you very recently grabbed some Club fliers that it means you're worthy of being counted among their ranks; even if for but a joke... Oh, by the way: A populist? Your technical use of the term is flawed, though one would argue I very well am not ranked among the wealthy elite despite my prowess. The term you'd more likely look for though would be something like 'social elitist'." With this last mention, Azal Azar takes his leave.

...Well one thing is for certain: Unless you want to disgrace your dream of being just like Nozomi Kiken, it would be best advised you take greater consideration to your actions in regards to how others would perceive you from here on out.

But anywho. Study Hall is indeed next.
What do?
>Go to Study Hall
>Talk to Sheed for a sec
>Apologize to Fish?
>Talk with Mr. Jackson
>Something else? (write-in)
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>>5124023

>>Talk to Sheed for a sec (Apologize to him too and ask if he stole anything)
>>Apologize to Fish?
>>Go to Study Hall
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>>5124182
+1, gotta make sure we don't lose our homie.
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>>5124023
>>Apologize to Fish?
Sorry for what happened.
I just meant a little bit of harmless fun, but that guy is way too tough for us
>Added Azal Azar to the black list
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>>5124311
Not wanting to miss out on condoning to the fleeting Sheed, you quickly make way for the guy before he gets too far from class.

"Hey whoawhoawhoa wait!"
"What."
"Hey man, I just, I just wanna say I'm sorry for fucking up there. It was supposed to be this epic-ass philosophight shit and all, but I had like no idea what I was doing, an--"
"Dude, honestly I don't actually give a single fuck. I just wanted an excuse to talk shit to the guy, 'cuz fuck him."
"o-Oh.... Well uh... Yeah, fuck him.

"....Uhhh so did you get any loot off him?"
"Dude, the fuck do you take me for, some shit-ass pickpocket who just fumbles around for pocket change or some crap?????

"Of course I stole some goddamn cool-as-shit orbs off his ass while he was monologuing about his damn nerd spergs."
"Aw, dude, sweet! So uhhh, you thinking of maybe like sha--"
"Hahah fuck you you don't pay my sandwiches you don't get SHIT."

Well shit. Guess you didn't even get any loot from this exchange. god what a sigma.
btw, NEW TRAIT DISCOVERED in Sheed:
Sigma: Sheed personally works outside of any given social hierarchy, and gives zero shits about Popularity and its mechanics - for better or for worse.

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Of course, you wouldn't forget about your Homie, would you.
"Oh and uh.... sorry, man."
"Ehhh, it's whatever I guess. Just.... maybe if we intend on doing something like that again, we could at least have like, a plan or something beforehand?"
"Eh, probably."
"Probably."
"Well, I'm off to Study Hall before I'm late. Seeya later?"
"uh Yeah, sure I guess."

Dope.

But yeah, you uneventfully make your way to your Study Hall, which is apparently held in an Art class. er, THE Art class, you suppose. And hoo boy, you were surprisingly cutting it pretty close despite barely spending any time conversing with Sheed and Fish. But nonetheless. You arrive.

And you are welcomed by none other than Ms. Sombrero.

"Hello, Mrs. Sombrero!"
"...zzzZZZZZzzzzzzz....."

Gosh, what a wonderful teacher. Truly, you recall last year having such a blast in her class. Surely, this study hall will be no different.

Whatever shall you do?
>Wake her up?
>Clean up that little mess she apparently made in her sleep?
>Take a seat
>Fuck off somewhere else; it's Study Hall, after all, and it's only the first day. What's she gonna do, fail ya?
>Something else? (Write-in)

Last one for the night. Seeya 4PM CST!
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>>5124418
>Clean up that little mess she apparently made in her sleep?
>Take a seat
>Work on Azal Azar suggestion
"How about you use your time in Study Hall that you've earned as token for your flunking Magic, and maybe read some simple books and guides on magic? Maybe you'll even finally develop your skill in such while doing so?"

Yeah, totally following his advice and succeeding will show him.
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>>5124418
Also, here is a suggestion for one of the classes : Robotics.
Study of mechanics, electronics and informatic required for building such automatons.
Maybe we can build our own Homie? This would totally grant some popularity points
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>>5124443
+1, If we actually succeed then we gotta rub it in his face and show our superior skills!
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>>5124443
>>5124418

Support! We need some mad skills of our own!
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>>5124729
>>5125008
Witnessing the mess upon the floor, you decide to do a good teacher a good favor and tidy it up for her, placing the cup and its art utensils back on top of Ms. Sombrero's desk. This little deed makes you feel quite frankly proud of yourself.

But alas. You've better things to do than take accomplishment in minuscule feats. You have greater things to accomplish! Greater things indeed. With those in mind, you take your place in the nearest seat as usual, and just as the bell silently rings too.

That goddamn Azal. How dare he pwn your ass with his stupid nerd knowledge and deduct you of your social pride. Sufficient condolence ought be claimed. Mayhap in the form of technically proving his assholish recommendation right?

Yes, this will do just perfectly.

But alas. All you have for actual books at the moment is just that goddamn Math Riddles Book your math teacher Mr. Calcudda granted you. How the hell would you ever learn dope-ass spells from something as dumb as math riddles?

Well, there's always the Library, but that place is also usually considered for nerds...... And yet, what little choice have you?

But all the same: choices. Stupid, stupid choices.
>Just go to the Library, man.
>Maybe wake Ms. Sombrero and ask for permission first?
>Try reading the Book of Math Riddles
>Talk to some of the other kids in here for one reason or another
>Fuck it, just sleep.
>Maybe art?
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>Just go to the Library, man.
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>>5125082
>Just go to the Library, man.
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>>5125082
>Just go to the Library, man.
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>>5125131
>>5125137
Eh, fuck it. Nerdy or not, you're already at a downhill of popularity anyways. Might as well get some bang out of it. And as much as you'd consider waking Ms. Sombrero for permission to leave. a good part of you rathers that her slumber be left unhindered.

As such, you make your jolly little way to the Library - and rather uneventfully, as usual.

Such an expanse of books for people to ensmarten themselves on. And a rather interesting variety, at that. There's a fantasy section, a non-fiction section, some nerdy section filled with books about dumb stuff like animals and science and crap like that,

but you know what you're here for: The Magic section.

You begin using your all-powerful Skimming abilities to skirt through all the lame-sounding trash, and encounter some books you imagine would be to your fancy.

>Casual Magic For Dummies (Supposedly, Casual Magic is what allows folks to do simpler things like enhance physical maneuvers, perform weaker spells more fluently, and even eventually discover their own LIMIT BREAK. Pretty dope.)
>Pyromancy For Dummies (Make summadat flamey flame. Dat heaty heat. Dat cooky cook. 'Nuff said.)
>Aeromancy For Dummies (Some nice windy stuff ain't too bad. Also the easiest way to learn some Lightning stuff; funny enough, the other schools are also capable of Lightning stuff as well, with Geomancy supposedly producing the strongest kind of Lightning, if perhaps the most difficult to pull off. But yeah, Aeromancy's home for summadat shocky shock, but mostly summadat whooshy whoosh.)
>Geomancy For Dummies (Well actually, this one technically the lamer of the bunch, but you just mostly consider this because of its punch-ass lightning)
>Hydromancy For Dummies (Honestly, you think this is the lamest of the bunch. But eh, it's probably got something going on for it.
>Locked Mystery Box; seems you'll have to guess on what awaits inside this, as it forbids from you from just straight-up opening it.
>Something else in mind? (Write-in)
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>>5125344
>Write-In
MATHEMANCY
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>>5125344
>>Aeromancy For Dummies
>Casual Magic For Dummies
>>Mystery Box: It's a book on dark stuff, isn't it?
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>>5125370
Seconding!
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>>5125393
Pfff, oh come on now, guys. You know you like to meme on about how awesome math is and shit, but realistically, you don't actually give a damn about math. And besides: just for funsies, you were kinda looking for a book of that around here in the first place, but there's absolutely nothing about "mathemancy" specifically in these bookshelves.

You imagine though that maybe the closest to that would be this one book that's all "Fluent Mancer's Sorceric Cookbook", which supposedly goes on about how you can take the very powers that would so grant you your LIMIT BREAK(S) and expand it into your own unique field of Magic to cast outside of LIMIT BREAKS, but honestly you didn't want to mention that one because it insists that you have, like, this extreme - dare you say, DOPE - fluency in Magic in order to muster forth. And, well,

you don't have that. :/
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>>5125458
o-Oh shit, right, uh

*ahem*

>Casual Magic For Dummies (Supposedly, Casual Magic is what allows folks to do simpler things like enhance physical maneuvers, perform weaker spells more fluently, and even eventually discover their own LIMIT BREAK. Pretty dope.)
>Pyromancy For Dummies (Make summadat flamey flame. Dat heaty heat. Dat cooky cook. 'Nuff said.)
>Aeromancy For Dummies (Some nice windy stuff ain't too bad. Also the easiest way to learn some Lightning stuff; funny enough, the other schools are also capable of Lightning stuff as well, with Geomancy supposedly producing the strongest kind of Lightning, if perhaps the most difficult to pull off. But yeah, Aeromancy's home for summadat shocky shock, but mostly summadat whooshy whoosh.)
>Geomancy For Dummies (Well actually, this one technically the lamer of the bunch, but you just mostly consider this because of its punch-ass lightning)
>Hydromancy For Dummies (Honestly, you think this is the lamest of the bunch. But eh, it's probably got something going on for it.
>Locked Mystery Box
>Something else in mind? (Write-in)
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>>5125458

>Casual Magic For Dummies
>Mystery Box

Can we choose multiple or just one?
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>>5125481
well, if magic is based on the four elements, I'd figure Aether might be there as the fifth element for the mystery box. I can't really think of anything that would be yellow anyways.
>Aethermancy for Dummies
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>>5125344
>>5125458
>>5125491
Oh yeah, that's right:

Apparently, you can borrow up to three Library books from the Library at a time. I suppose I should've mentioned that. And i imagine that is kinda important to mention for this. So uhh
yeah.

Also, the Mystery Box is locked, so you can't just Pick the Mystery Box; you have to actually use a Write-In to basically guess what's inside.
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>>5125505

Is it dark magic (that was my guess from before)?
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>>5125506
Its a yellow book though. If anything it'd probably be holy magic. Whatever the fuck Ophanimous Touch is might be it maybe?
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>>5125502
Ah, right, of course: Casual Magic! Nozomi might be bullshittingly able to the dopest of tricks without magic, but if there's anything that can help a meager sod the likes of you accomplish anything akin to such legendary talent, it would be a bunch of the passive maneuver enhancement stuffs you could accomplish with Casual Magic. Needless to say, this one was a no-brainer.

You can call this just it, and walk out with just this book. Unless.....

>Pyromancy For Dummies
>Aeromancy For Dummies
>Geomancy For Dummies
>Hydromancy For Dummies
>Locked Mystery Box
>Maybe check some of the other sections? For stuff that could help ease you into some of this complex shit you might eventually get yourself into? (Reading isn't quite your forte for your Dog-Ass Attention Span Skimmery, after all; maybe a funsies book or two?)
>Just check out with this book
>Actually, just read this book right here and now.
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5125542
>>Aeromancy For Dummies
>Casual Magic for Dummies
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>>5125542
Gonna take some guesses on what the mystery box is, necromancy? light magic? super cool hero magic? holy magic? plot armor magic? magic magic? time magic? hemomancy? thaumaturgy? That's all I can think of.
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>>5125584
t-That's not what I meant by guessing. I kinda meant more like "make a Write-In that you believe is an action that would trigger the Mystery Box".


..s-Should I just make you guys a diagram of how the Mystery Box mechanics work?
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>>5125592

I still stand by my choices, but can we grab and examine the book?
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>>5125594
Can't forget the zappy book! As much as you have to deal with learning all that lame-ass windy shit first, such is a burden you're more than willing to take in the name of awesome magickery in the future.

But ooh! A shiny book. Frankly, you're rather surprised you somehow missed this one. What with it being all shiny and glowy and shit. With much intrigue on your mind, you make a grab for book to have a minor gander at for yourself.

Upon having it within your hands, it seems to stop glowing, and reveal a fancy swirly no-name cover. How mysterious! This book sure knows how to grab your attention and keep it on it.

Needless to say, with your curiosity very much peaked, you begin your typical routine of opening the book and skimming all of its co--

(cont'd)
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>>5125592
Ah sorry, thought you meant guessing what the magic was not actually making an action to grab the glowing book.
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And thus, you find yourself in some form of a bishi bishi plane of space. You'd almost say it was gay if it weren't for the fact you're apparently floating right in front of a humongous va--

Oh.

Oh, it's just a gigantic eye.

(cont'd)
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All of a sudden, you hear what you could only assume to be a gigantic and frankly loud croak of sorts...

[spoilers]"H H E E E E A A A A D S S S S . . . . O O R R R . T T A A A A I I I L L L L L S S S S . . ."[/spoiler]

>
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>>5125684
>Tails
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Rolled 1 (1d2)

>>5125684
My vote is head if 1, tail if 2
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Actually, I think I'mma just call it here for now. I got my birthday coming up on the 19th, and I wanna see about sprucing up my sleep schedule before then, so if things go all dandy, I'll see you guys on the 20th, same time as usual!

That said: If y'all want a place to hang and maybe even watch some War of the Three Kingdoms with me sometime as well as converse about stuff in regards to the quest, feel free to check out my Discord Server: https://discord.gg/xGNuCum8
Other than that: See y'all in a couple days!
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>>5125733
See you the 20th, Queue-Hem
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>>5125684
Heads
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>>5125684
>Heads
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>>5125733
Hey QM, it's the 19th here already, so happy birthday
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>>5125733
Have a good birth anniversary day
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>>5125733
happy birthday qm
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happee birth
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>>5125733
Happy Mathurday
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>>5128456
>>5128466
>>5128468
>>5128767
Many thanks to you all!

>>5125684
>>5125733
>>5125691
>>5125845
>>5126171
"Uh... Heads?" You tell the eyeball.

.....Your answer leaves you with little more than a bout of silence, followed by a shut eye.

"..w...Where's the coin?"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hxit5ZjLqc0
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"...Coin????"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kg3ElG-H7Wo

"Where's the coin!?!?"

A black swath of watery stuff spews forth towards you.

"DAFUQ MUH COIGHGHNGMHNGMMGN--"

And within but an instant, you become consumed by the tide.

(cont'd)
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"BUEH!" you bueh, as you come to, back to the realm you know and supposedly tolerate. It dawns to you that where there was once a hefty book, there is now but a shell thingy. You can't help but wonder if someone stole your book while you were tripping on whatever that magic shit was....

>Look around for who took it
>Grab your two books and just check out
>Grab your two books and look for a proper third
>Take a seat in the library and get to reading up them magics
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5129656
>>Grab your two books and just check out
>Pocket the shell
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>>5129656

>Examine the shell thing
>>Grab your two books and just check out
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>>5129656
>Take shell
>Grab your two books and just check out
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>>5129656
>Examine the shell thing
>Look around for who took it
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>>5129665
>>5129724
>>5129764
Uhhhh... Yep. It's certainly a shell thingy. Like them things that are from, like, beaches or something?????? You wouldn't know; you don't really have much for beaches around your area. Just, like, a river or something.

Anyway, as much as a disappearing cool book is a shame and all, you know better than to let such things bog you down. You proceed to retrieve your tomes of educa-- "You're really new to this, aren't you."

...Did that cat thing just talk?

>"AAAH, MONSTER!!" Assault the feline
>Whomst'dve?
>How dare this cretin verbally assault you! Retort something back at it.
>bruh, just go check out already
>Something else? (Write-In)
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>>5129859
>>bruh, just go check out already

Are we gonna lose our soul to this fucker? Get a nice pretty dress in exchange?
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>>5129862
>>5129859

I meant to vote:
>>Whomst'dve?
>>Talk to the cat

We can check out at the same time.
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>>5129859
>Whomst'dve?
>Talk to the cat
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>>5129864
>>5129870
"Uhhh, who are you?" you ask the talking cat.
"I'll take that as a yes." The talking cat ahems. "I am Carbunclo. You have been chosen by the Big Guy himself to be the next Summoner, kid! And you've chosen me to be your personal first hombrero. Good choice by the way. Goodness know how cucked you'd be if you chose TAILS of all things. So, now you have to go and save the world and stuff! Beat the big baddies, unbeat the small goodies, and all that jazz!

"....well, maybe not yet since you really suck at the moment, but hey! Good thing come in time... good things come in time....

"So yeah. I'm here for ya, kid. I ain't no roided wizzyboy or nuffin', but I'm here for you, and willing to help ya however I can and stuff like that. If you wanna ask me stuff, I'm just a hoot an' a holler away!"

>Ask Carbunclo something
>Resume with checking out of the library
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5130009
>>Ask Carbunclo something
>>Resume with checking out of the library

"What kind of powers do I get and how do I use them? Is this like those Japanese a-nee-mays?"
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>>5130017
The instance that consists of the talking cat Carbunclo leaves your interest highly piqued. Nonetheless, you also find your Checking Out hindered for long enough. As such, you begin questioning it as he makes way for the top of your head and you make your move for the library counter.

"Sooo what powers did I get? And how do I use 'em?"
"Oh! I wouldn't really call it "powers", per se. You're a Summoner. This basically means you're a walking catalyst for guys like me who are bound in Titanus."
"That sounds unhealthy."
"Ehhhh, I wouldn't say 'unhealthy', more like 'boring'. Like yeah, sure, it's basically this beautiful dreamworld paradise place and stuff. But honestly, it gets kinda boring eventually. Earth's more fun. Things actually change, stuff is more 'grounded', and the FOOD! Seriously, there's like no reason I'd wanna NOT hang here! ....I mean, unless I was Outcasted and had to suddenly worry about things like mortality and catching AIDs.
That would SUCK!"

As Carbunclo was about to probably go on about tetanus, you arrive at the counter - and before the Librarian.

"Oh heyyy," Carbunclo excitedly greets the librarian. "How's it hangin', wizzman!"
"Mh? Who--" is all he could muster amidst his turning around before witnessing the cat upon your head, which for some reason left him in a state of nigh-absolute shock.

(cont'd)
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"Two tickets to magic town, baby!" you ignorantly spew forth as you slam your two books upon the counter. "Finan do summerin's and learn them zappy-zaps and be amaze-balls and shit, dude!"
"s...s-so soon...?"
"Oh yeah, you know, gotta start early and stuff. Kinda flunked magic last year, sooo yeah. finna get some readins to catch up a bit." You proceed to scribble down into the sheet thing in front of you your date stuff of borrowing the two books.
"Kid's got big shoes to fill, homes!" Carbunclo adds.
"....Uhhh, listen," the Librarian worriedly says. "I know this might be a little much, but if you really intend on being a Summoner, do be careful, alright?"
"Oh yeah, no problema, Mr. Librarian McWizzymanpants! Like I said: Gonna learn the zaps, some pew-pews, and kick ass and shit! :D"
"i-I'm not just talking about that, kid; the world's a dangerous place, and I'm not just talking about the wilderness. There's folks out there that'll want you dead just because you're a summoner."
"Pffff, why would they hate me? I'll be too dope to be hated!"
"Well..... you should still try to figure out a disguise to keep people outside of Dryington from knowing it's you... or at least hide up your horn."

".....My what?"
"Your horn."
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>>5130248
.......
uh oh

Uh oh!

UH OH!!!!

OH GOD HOLY FUCK, YOU'RE GONNA END UP IN THAT SPOOKY-ASS TRANCE SHIT LIKE THAT ONE BITCH

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

>
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>>5130253
Damn, we'll need to find books about summoner.
Maybe "Why summoning is bad and we should kill all summoners" so we don't make rookie mistakes.
Can't believe it's yet again a quest filled with horny peope.
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Eh, I'm actually kinda sleepy atm
I'mma continue this tomorrow.

Same time as always, folks! 4PM CST
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>>5130253
Oh fuck! I guess that one lady from that flashback was a summoner then, gotta find out why she went crazy and started yelling out holy verses.
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>>5130253
>>5130291
>>5130615
SHITSHITSHIT FUCK SHIT OH GOD SHITFUCK

In your stress-filled haste, you quickly scour the library for any books related to Summoners.
Somehow, your panicky stress actually enhances your Attention Span a bit, and You find several books likely to contain what you desire in regards to the subject you seek information about:

>Literally the modern translation of The Great Telling; like, the whole goddamn thing, containing all the Books in its single bookiness.
>"To Rebel Against The Dominator", which is apparently a book all about shit the likes of Mind Control and how to resist it all, as well as just generally giving advice on how to be more resilient in willpower - and even kinda assertive yourself.
>Some book about "humanoid terrors" called "Monsters Among Us"
>Some gay-ass novel about some thot that falls in love with a horned man
>Oooh, there's this cool comic series called "Fable Knights". Seems like a series about a bunch of lads that hunt shit or something.

Honestly, that last one kinda grabbed your attention enough that you've stopped being so stressed and observant all of a sudden...

What do?
>Take one of the books
>Speak with Carbunclo about something
>Speak with the Librarian about something
>Something else? (Write-In)
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>>5130879
>>Take one of the books
>>Speak with Carbunclo about something

Ask Carbunclo what you can do as a summoner and how you can hide your horn.

Then take the Great Telling and the comic series about Fable Nights (cause oftentimes fiction is based off of true stories). If Carblunco can't help us with the horn problem, then we'll either need a dank hat or a book on glamour.
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>>5130886
+1ing this
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>>5130879
Take one of the book
>"To Rebel Against The Dominator", which is apparently a book all about shit the likes of Mind Control and how to resist it all, as well as just generally giving advice on how to be more resilient in willpower - and even kinda assertive yourself.

Damn, the lil wizard assistant would have needed this book so hard. So let's read it, unsummon it, took control of Caspian, ask horn lady to resummon it in the past, give it to small dude;
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>>5130889
You proceed to speak once more with Carbunclo as your make your move to grab a couple of the books. "So like, what DO summoners do? Like, what CAN I do?"
"Welllll, if you have our respective Relics - uh, by the way, that shell you have, that's my Relic - you can use that horn of yours to have one of us Titans summoned here whenever you fancy! Sadly, only one of us at a time because something about you guys's traffic being too narrow to do anything more than that..... Buuuut I imagine you could probably figure something out that could like, stretch it a bit or something."

"But like, what do I do???"
"Like I said, kid! You go and save the world and stuff! It's a little vague, but the idea is that you go around making the world a better place. Like beating up sons of Falak that terrorize the planet, or finding the cure to magic cancer, or getting me some bitches! Mostly the last one. But yeah, just do shit.
"Thooough, I imagine you're way too weak to do most of that (except get me some pussy), so it's probably a better idea you stick around here for a while until you stop being absolute trash, THEN maybe try some adventuring."
"Heyyyy, I'm not trash! i-I'm just, just inexperienced is all..."
"...Yeahhh you keep telling yourself that, kid."
">:/

"Well, what about my horn?"
"What about your horn?"
"How am I supposed to hide this thing? Isn't like everyone gonna hate me for it or some shit?"
"Pfff, c'mon kid, this is Dryington. I may not know too much about Earth, but I do know that this place is like, the farthest away town from the rest of Erofaul. Anyone that would really give shit lives far away from you guys."
"...But what if someone that DOES give a shit lives here?"
"Uhhhhhh, maybe learn one of them water wizzboy shits and do some illusion crap or something??? I unno, you guys and your spells are dumb.
"But really though. You shouldn't have to give a shit about stuff like that. You're the Summoner, for fuck's sakes. If something bugs you, then just fix it!"

....Well, that was some information.
What do?
>Proceed with checking out with these two books a part of your mind reminds you that you can only check out up to three books.
>Fuck it, just take the two spellbooks you already have and get back to Study Hall.
>Take only one of the books
>Look for something different
>Talk some more with Carbunclo
>Speak with the Librarian
>Something else? (Write-in)
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Rolled 1 (1d2)

>>5131181
>>Take only one of the books
>>Take the two books on magic

I’ll let the dice decide the rest:
>1= Great Tellings
>2=Fable Knights
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>>5131181
>Take only one of the books
Fable knights, it probably has to do with that flashback.
>Take the two magic books too
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>>5131192
>>5131388
I suppose I'll have to roll then
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>>5131181
>>5131192
>>5131388
>>5131424
Not wanting to tarry any longer, you leave behind The Great Telling in turn for that hella dope looking comic. Goodness knows all schooling and no pictures makes Antosha a dull boy. Having no comment on the matter, Carbunclo remains largely silent between this moment, your checking out your books, and your meager, uneventful return to Study Hall.

....where you are greeted once more by none other than Ms Sombrero and her ever persistent slumber. Gosh, what an amazing teacher.

But oh no! It seems her drawing utensil supply has spilt once more! You are uncertain whether this is due to the cup being rather too meager for the large brushes, or if it's just because of her massive hair possibly swaying about during her sleep.

But all the same, you are once more within Study Hall.

What do?
>Take your seat and commence reading (Select a book)
>Clean up that mess again
>Wake Ms. Sombrero
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5131447
>>Take your seat and commence reading (Fable Knights)
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>>5131456
Not wanting to waste precious study hall time, you get straight to reading well, skimming, but even so your new Fable Knights comic.

Wow, sweet goodness, this really is some quality stuff! As you said, this comic is about these three guys - Leonato (the red cape guy), Garcon (the fat blue one), and Philippe (The one-armed green one) - who are basically total bruhs who essentially go around hunting shit and looking awesome while doing it. Truly, some based lads.

In this 1st issue, they end up going to some off-side Dallas estate to assist a local noble. On their way though, they encounter some shit just outside the estate that fucking annihilates a roaming Arcbat. Curious about the weird pit thing that had done such, they check it out, only to discover it was some demon thing that attacks them! And a majority of the issue has them scour it down with nothing but their wits and Hermes Shollock levels of detective skill before cornering it. But when they do, it turns into a human to try tricking them into thinking it's just some guy minding his business, but they ultimately don't buy his shit, slaughter its ass in an epic scene, and give his head to the noble for dope treasures.

Truly, you cannot wait to read more issues.

"Dude, this shit's dope, man! What do you think, Carbunclo?

".....Carbunclo?"

(cont'd)
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>>5131654
Oh goddammit, a ninja's petting your new cat.

"(aw yee babe, das rite you better touch me like that) prrrrrrrrrr"

They both seem rather engaged in the circumstance.

What do?
>Thwart a thot from your cat
>Speak with Lechentrol
>Start reading some other stuff
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5131684
>>Speak with Lechentrol

Let's be homies with a gal with fighting skills.
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Eh, I'll continue this at a later point.

See y'all 23rd at 4PM CST!
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>>5131684
>>Speak with Lechentrol
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>>5131684
>Speak with Lechentrol
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>>5131695
>>5132156
>>5132466

"Oh, Lechentrol, I didn't know you had Study Hall."
"Mh?" She hesitantly turns her gaze from Carbunclo to you. "Oh, yeah, I kinda failed Extreme Dexterity just a bit ago.... so now I have Study Hall. :c"
"Wait, you too have Extreme Dexterity???"
"...Had... .3."
"Oh, right. But like, do you know where it is?"

"Uhhhhh..... No comment."
"No comment?"
"No comment."
":/

"Welll... you wanna be homies?"
"For $25. uwu"

Her petting endeavers yet persist upon the clearly satisfied Carbunclo. And all the while, you are still left answerless on where Extreme Dexterity class is.

>Thwart a thot from your cat
>Press questioning on Extreme Dexterity
>Just read some more shit
>Mystery Box
>Something else? (write-in)
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>>5135158
>Just read some more shit
>Mystery Box
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>>5135158
>Mystery Box
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>>5135280
Just then, it dawns on you:

This gal loves cats.
You have a cat. (Well, two cats, but you don't normally care about the other one you have at home)
You should up your goddamn Dealing ante.

"Well then, how about this: You lower your price, and I let you pet my cat like this whenever."
"b-b-b-Bwuh???"
"bitch You think I'm cheap??? You wanna pet my cat, you pay. You should be thankful I don't charge you."

"Mnnnnnn......." Lechentrol worriedly noises.
"(oh dang, nice thinking kid, i really should think about prostitution more often.)" Carbunclo seemingly whispers to you.

"....Fine. $18."
"That's pretty pricy, don'cha think?"
"Dude, you have Ass in Popularity. This is as cheap as I can go with what you're charging without looking weird."

>Deal
>No Deal
>Spice up the deal a bit
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5135578
>>Spice up the deal a bit

Tell her we'll help her find some dank-ass ninja missions. She doesn't want to fail her dexterity class again, does she? we're not that rich, kniggas
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>>5135578
>>5135654
Supporting this
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>>5135654
+1
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>>5135654
>>5135740
>>5135747
"Alright, how about this then: Cat Petting Rights and I help you find some dank-ass ninja missions?"
"Dank-ass ninja missions..."
"Y'know, so you don't just flunk it next time?"
"......

Carbunclo simply remains in his position in anticipation of additional pettings.

"Fine. I'll be your homie, but you also have to promise to get your Popularity up to at least Below Average by the end of the week, or I'll resign. And you better find some good missions."

>Deal
>No Deal
>Spice it up even more
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5135819
>>Deal
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>>5135819
>Deal
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>>5135819
>Deal
Oh boy.
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>>5135819
>>Deal
ninja buddy get
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>>5135819
>Deal
Well we're a summoner and that librarian guy immediately recognized we were one so we should be able to get our popularity up pretty quickly by flaunting that around, let's just hope nobody wants our ass because we're a summoner.
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>>5135819

>>5135822
>>5135845
>>5135850
>>5135881
>>5135902

p-Pardon me folks, this is gonna take me a bit...
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>>5135947

"Deal."

Congratulations! Your surprisingly smooth Charisma game has got you to barter your way into being Homies with someone noticably more popular than you. Best hope you hold up your end of the bargain, lest you be found as a silver-tongued swindler...

And just as you recruit your Homie, the bells rings, signifying the transition into Lunchtime. As such, most everyone makes their way towards the cafeteria. Amidst your trip, your homies also gather forth, as is so appropriate for the occasion of what is technically Free Time.

Goodness, you sure are a quick, quick boy; you're practically the first to arrive! But now, the time for decisions arrives once more: The normal line for the typical slop, or the Special Lunch line for pricy-yet-very-tasty meals. How do you pr--

....did you just hear a Limit Break activate?

(cont'd)
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>>5135990
Dam, where's Johanna-Lea
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To those of you still awake: I am truly thankful for your patience!

>>5135990
Curious as to what was occurring, you turn your way to... to...

oh god.

boobs.
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>>5136059
[LIMIT BREAK: QUANTUM NOOGIE]
And within but that instant, you become encapsulated in what you could only describe as the ever epitome of a near-death experience by the violent rubbing of one's head.

"AUAUAUUAUAUAUAUAUAUGH!!!!!"
"Hahahaaaaaah! Hey dude! Awesome to see you again! How was the chill zone in break? Didja learn any magic yet?? Eh???"
"II'M DYYYIIIIIIIING!!!!!"

Amidst the greatest extent of pain and near-death experience, it dawns on you that this is none other than your old friend Sam Dukeson, who often loves to remind folks she's the granddaughter of some guy named the "Duke of Dukes", though preferring to do so in more of a Show manner than a Tell manner. You would perhaps be humorously commenting on her recent breasts, were it not for the fact you are succumbing to the oppressive power that is the QUANTUM NOOGIE.

What do?
>Order one of your companions tO GET THIS BITCH OFF YOU
>Tell her how your day has been.
>Beg her to please for the love of god sTOP
>Compliment her on her boobs
>AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA--
>Ask her about some dope Ninja Missions she might have or know of.
>Suffer.
>Something else? (Write-in)

Due to your strong familiarity with this person, you are able to access her stats: https://pastebin.com/DebkjmAz

Well, that'll do it for now. Seeya tomorrow, same time as always, folks!
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>>5136067
notthehornNotTheHornNOTTHEHORN

...
Hey Sam, I can't help but notice you grew this summer. Meet my new summoned cat.
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>>5136067
>Beg her to please for the love of god sTOP
>Introduce the cat
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>>5136067
>notthehornNotTheHornNOTTHEHORN
>...
>Hey Sam, I can't help but notice you grew this summer. Meet my new summoned cat.
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>>5136071
>>5136089
>>5136509
"OWOWOWOWOW WATCH THE HORN!!!"
"Pshh, your hwut? Are you trying t--" And in but one instant, she actually notices your horn. "Ohhhh, that's a dope-ass horn you got there, my dude! How in the hell did you get that shit?"
You rub your head in agonizing soreness. "o-Oh, I just uh, read some dope-looking book in the Library and saw a vagina eye thing, aaaaaand I guess I just have a horn now."
"Bruh. I should prolly the visit the library more often if that's how you get cool shit like horns."
"Eh heh... But hey, I notice you've kinda grown too!"
"Bahhh, it's just gains, my man. By the way, you should totally consider gettin' some yourself sometime, dude. Maybe some muscle on them arms might help make the brain flow a bit better with that magic stuff."
"Eh, probably.

"Oh by the way, I got this cat recently."
"Another?" she slyly glances at you. "Bruh, if you're so about cats, why don't you join Cat Club or so--"
"Oh nononono, I mean like, see, I have this horn because I'm some 'Summoner' now, and that seems to mean I can, like, conjure this one cat whenever."
"Bruh, what?"

Suddenly, Carbunclo manifests himself back upon your head.

"Phew. For a second there, I thought I was gonna receive a mighty noogie-ing. Ahem," he ahems. "Yes, I am Carbunclo, the magic cat thing with a mirror on his head."

And within that moment, all of your Homies (except John at the second) find themselves aghast at the revelation of the cat thing on your head being able to talk.

....Rolling for John's reaction.
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>>5136776
goddammit, not again...
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>>5136777
John, being John, quite frankly, cannot give a damn about the cat.

(cont'd)
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"Oawww shit, check it out, guys! It's a goddamn talking cat!"

Marvelous coincidence finds you, as the masses who have so just arrived to take to Lunch find themselves instead interested in the observation of the scenario beholding you and the Titan riding atop your head.

"Woooow, that's cool!"
"Can I touch it?"
"bruh this guy even got a horn and shit xD"

(cont'd)
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>>5136836
Your technically unintentional loud approach to announcing yourself as some Summoner thing has skyrocketed your Popularity from Ass all the way up to Below Average! Seems being a unique individual with a neat thingy that has a gimmick to it makes it hard for you to not be some noteworthy level of popularity. That was easy.

Furthermore, your association with what most folks believe to be a rather cool cat has also raised your Cool from Meh to Below Average, as well as Cute from Ass to Meh!

Fish's association with you also has his Popularity jump back up to Meh. He expresses his thanks for such.

"Aw yeah. it's all coming together now."

...Yet just as quickly the crowd gathers, so too does it take its leave to go for with lunchings. Even your very Homies make move for the normal lunch line.

And hence, the time for decisions returns.

The Lines.
>Normal Lunch Line
> - Chili
> - Dire Chili
> - Mashed Potatoes
> - Milk

> Special Lunch Line (Costs $1 to order from, and you only get one particular meal)
> - Arcbat Burgers
> - Some dope-ass sandwiches
> - Salad
> - Not a hard option, but there's plenty of typical condiments - most notably though, there's some Dryington Militia School Sauce, which is just a bit spicy

And the Tables.
>Sit with your Homies (Fish recommends this)
>Sit with Bork, Sam, and Johanna-Lea
>Sit with Larry, Geometra, and Thimnus
>Sit with Sheed
>Sit with Joe, Reginald, and oh god. holy shit. Nozomi is there... (Greg recommends this)
>Fuck it, sit with Smith. (Antosha is strongly incentivized against doing this; if you want Antosha to do this, you'll really have to convince him that this would ultimately be a good idea.)
>....Sit with Azal Azar and Leze?

Rolling for if John feels like recommending something, and if so, which seating he recommends.
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>>5136876
>>Sit with your Homies (Fish recommends this)

>Order:
> - Dire Chili
> - Mashed Potatoes
> - Milk
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>>5136876
Most plebians merely recommend you do things.
And while they may supposedly not like it when you don't consider their opinions on things, they normally don't take it too personally.

This is not the case for Johhn.

John hyper-zealously insists you sit with Larry, Geometra, and Thimnus, and is apparently threatening with resignation if you do not do this.
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>>5136889
>>Sit with Larry, Geometra, and Thimnus
ohshit

>Order:
> - Dire Chili
> - Mashed Potatoes
> - Milk
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>>5136876
>>5136891
Well fug, doing this then at least the once.
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>>5136911
Pardon the wait, folks! Procrastination is an insidious killer...

Not wanting to let your $21 purchase go down the drain, you comply with John's wishes after grabbing your basic lunch, and take your seating with Larry, Geometra, and Thimnus.

y-You can see Nozomi sitting just over there.
Note to self: Nozomi doesn't get lunch from either lines.

"Oh, hey Antosha," Geometra greets. "What bring you over here?"

>"Oh, you know, just getting blackmailed by my $21 Homie to sit here or he'll resign on my ass, so not much I guess."
>Make up some bullshit reason
>M A T H
>Interrogate Larry on why he isn't sitting like the rest of you guys
>Sperg about Nozomi
>Ask about that logo on her shirt
>Just eat lunch
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5137120
>>"Oh, you know, just getting blackmailed by my $21 Homie to sit here or he'll resign on my ass, so not much I guess."
>>
>>5137120
>"Oh, you know, just getting blackmailed by my $21 Homie to sit here or he'll resign on my ass, so not much I guess."
>Introduce the cat
But have they met the cat yet?
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>>5137120
>>5137138
but also
>Ask about that logo on her shirt
>Sperg about M A T H
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>>5137138
>>5137161
"Oh yeah, you know, just getting blackmailed by my $21 Homie to sit here or he'll resign on my ass, so not much I guess..."
"Oh, I'm sorry to hear that. Some Homies can be rather prone to asserting their own interests on you and making you do what they want you to do. So maybe be careful with that one. Or even consider filing a report to the HaH Office if things get a little too out of hand?"
"Mh.

"Say, didja see my new cat? Pretty dope, amirite? :D"
"Yes, hello, this is cat," Carbunclo jestingly asserts.
"Cor blimey, a talking cat!" Larry apparently blurts.
"....Uhhh, yeah, you were showing it off just a minute ago." Geometra reminds.
"....oh." You oh.

It seems Geometra is not as easily phased by your newfound unorthodox attribute and cat as you'd have hoped. Dang, this probably won't be an easy homie to grab for free...

>Just eat lunch
>Sperg about Nozomi
>Meme about Math
>Ask about that logo on her shirt
>Interrogate Larry on why he isn't sitting like the rest of the guys
>Ask Thimnus about his book searchings.
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>>5137258
>Ask about that logo on her shirt
>Ask Thimnus about his book searchings.
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>>5137258
>>5137265
this is fine too
>>
Actually, 4 hours of sleep is starting to hit me a bit. I'm gonna call it here for now, and get a bit of proper sleep...

If things are good, I'll see you on the 25th! Same time as always.
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>>5137258
>Ask about that logo on her shirt
>Also ask about the bird on the other guy shirt.
>"are you an aeromancer or anything?"
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Oh dear goodness, pardon me! It seems I said 25th when I had meant 26th. I am very sorry for this folks; I suppose I was just that tired at the time. But anywho,

>>5137265
>>5137305
"Well anyways, what's that logo on your shirt?"
"Oh, this? Just some good ol' Ebonsteel Death Knights. I'm guessing you don't really listen to extreme heavy metal music that much?"
"Uh... n-Not really."
"Dang. Well, the stuff I listen to is kinda rather intense, but if you're ever interested, maybe try listening to their first album Corpse Parade sometime; it's still kinda crazy, but there's enough normie metal elements in their old songs to get you a bit hooked, I'd say."
"Hmhm.

Frankly, you currently have no strong feelings towards this Extreme Heavy Metal stuff she's going about, but you're certainly getting a feeling that if you were to so intend on getting Geometra to be Homies with you for free, being a listener to some of that stuff might be key.

"Oh! Thimnus!"
"Mh?"
"How's the book searching going? Y'know, that uhhhh Leg Smithing book?"
"Oh. Yes, "To Smith A Legend"... Terrible. I can't seem to find whoever it was that checked out the book."
"oof"
"Uh, yeah. I really do wish someone would be able to help me find it though."

Hmhm.

Well, what now?
>Just eat your lunch oh son of a bitch, Carbunclo is starting to get into your food
>Read one of your books
>Meme about Math
>Bugger Larry about something
>Sperg about Nozomi (You recommend this)
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5140016
>>Just eat your lunch oh son of a bitch, Carbunclo is starting to get into your food
>>Read one of your books
>>
>>5140107
+1
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>>5140107
+1
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Pardon the lengthy wait, folks! h-Had to actually think up the rules of my Magic System...
>>5140016
>>5140107
>>5140235
>>5140452
Wait a minute. GOT DAMMIT.
"Ay, fuck off muh food!" you demand as you swat Carbunclo away from your tray of subpar cuisine - and find yourself met with grumpy noises.
"Well maybe if you weren't letting this all go to waste, I wouldn't be having it!"
"WELL I'M GONNA HAVE IT NOW"
"FINE, JEEZ!!!"

And as such, you commence finally consuming your meal, with a displeased Carbunclo about you. You find that something about the Dire Chili is actually a good bit overpowering, and would be highly difficult for your below-average constitution to consume, were it not for the meager mashed potatoes on hand being able to somehow just barely make serviceable. But Dire Difficulties aside, the meal is all the same consumed and finished. And with its being cleansed, you make you make your start on your next book: Casual Magic For Dummies.

Surprisingly, even this somewhat simple book is not as intimidating to read (err, skim) as you would have initially imagined. ...It dawns on you that something about your having read that Fable Knights comic has changed you a bit, as your Attention Span seems to have gone up from Dog-Ass to just Ass.
Nonetheless, you and books still don't really mix all too well. As such: between that and frankly your limited time, you end up only skimming through about 1/5 of the book before the bell rings for 5th period. But even with this said,

From what little you did read, you've learned that "Casual Magic" is effectively all about the general range of non-"elemental" magic that one can bring forth using the "aether" made by the Soul. It goes on some dumb-but-minor tangent about why this is important to know before finally getting to the bit where it tells how to do a simple spell! :D

Learned new spell: Aether Sense
- This is technically a spell, as it requires that you make "active use" (whatever the fuck that means) of your Soul, but costs nothing and is likewise supposedly really, really easy to use, to the point of it capably being something you can just passively do once you're fluent enough.
- Likewise, this "spell" allows the user to sense not only their own aether, but also any aether within one's "aetheric range".
- Sadly, due to your current Absolute Dog-Ass levels of Magic, it will only sense - outside of yourself - whatever you are immediately touching, and only with sufficient concentration.

But alas. The bell, it halts your moment of celebration over your education.
What do?
>Go to Science & Alchemy
>Visit the Hire-a-Homie Office
>Visit the Club Board again with your newfound Attention Span?
>Try the spell now!
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5140475
>Try the spell now!
>>
>>5140475
>>Try the spell now!
>Go to Science & Alchemy

We can speedwalk and try it on a homie
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>>5140503
>>5140506
With the anticipation of the wonders of magic on your mind, you waste no time going straight to trying out that spell you just learned.

So apparently, it said something about "actively using" your soul, but you honestly have no idea what the fuck that shit means, so you just try some dumb prayer stance thing and just go from there.

......Well, in this instance, it does nothing. As such, in a minor bout of frustration, you mutter yourself to fuckING WORK DAMMIT, DO THE THING--

Oh. Well now it is doing the thing. As you concentrate, the world around you dims, and you can "feel" a thingy inside you.

....it you! rite dere, it you. little, but you. such spimbglo, so sposhbib. wow.

Oh, and apparently since Carbunclo is kinda touching you, you sense him too..... though honestly, you find it kinda surprising that ALL of him is visible to you through this spell.

But hey! Your first spell! Granted, rather late to learn this, but better late than never!

What do NOW?
>Try it on someone else
>Go to Science & Alchemy
>Visit the Hire-a-Homie Office
>Visit the Club Board again with your newfound Attention Span?
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5140603
>>Go to Science & Alchemy

Let's make a love potion!
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>>5140603
>>Go to Science & Alchemy
Bell rang and i don't wanna trouble
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>>5140603
>Go to Science & Alchemy
TIME TO MAKE DRUGS!
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>>5140603
>>Go to Science & Alchemy
Carbunclo we need to cook
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>>5140669
>>5140759
>>5140768
Not wanting to waste another moment tarrying about, you swiftly make your move for Science & Alchemy. And hoo boy, what a close call! Had you waited for like one minute, you woulda missed class!

Oh geez, seems whoever pranked your 1st hour also pranked this one as well! How rapscallious.

As you enter, you are greeted by none other than Ms. Krisk.
"Hello, Antosha.
"Hi Mrs. Krisk!"
"Ooooh, a cat of mystical properties! What a very interesting cat you have there, Antosha. Sadly, I can't allow pets in my class, but I'll let it slide just this once, since it IS the first day of the year. But DO try to keep it out of class from tomorrow on, please."

Oof. Seems you'll have to remember that school apparently doesn't take too kindly to bringing pets into class, despite apparently having Clubs dedicated to animals and somesuch.

"Now then, you can take your remaining spot in the middle there."

Proceeding to do so, you discover that not only is the garbage-ass loser here, but so is your first homie! And Johanna-Lea, as well. 'Tis a damn shame you did not come sooner, as otherwise you would've had a chance to pick a spot with either or. But them's the breaks, you suppose.

"Hm.... Seems we have one missing. Oh dear... Well, I'll have to settle that issue at a later point. Welcome, class, to Science & Alchemy! Your time here will be largely spent learning the wonders of - well, science and alchemy! Things such as atoms, some magical properties, and some brilliant ways to make use of both to create wonderful and powerful combinations to be used for multitudes of purposes! Goodness, the endless possibilities..."

It begins to dawn on you that this is basically going to be one of those things where the teacher just goes on and on and on about shit...
>Sleep
>Talk with one of the kids nearby
>bruh, just fucking focus (Perhaps another QTE?)
>Talk with Carbunclo about something
>Fuck it, just read one of your damn books
>Something else? (Write-in)

Well, see y'all tomorrow! Same time as always.
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>>5140844
goddammit, forgot to use muh revision.
Again.
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>>5140844
>bruh, just fucking focus (Perhaps another QTE?)
Grinding attention span like there is no tommorrow
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>>5140844
>>bruh, just fucking focus (Perhaps another QTE?)
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>>5140844
>bruh, just fucking focus (Perhaps another QTE?)
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>>5140854
>>5141038
>>5141264
Wishing to do your darnedest at doing at least a good start to the year, you summon every ounce of your willpower to attempt to internally combat your hazardous combination of Jock Brain and ass attention span, through which you'd hopefully be able to actually pay some fucking attention...

QTE Incoming! And at approx. 30 minutes from now, so be on your toes when it comes!
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>>5141352
Difficulty: NOT-SO-TUTORIAL
You have 20 minutes. So far, in this Quest, the scale for stats from worst to best currently goes as follows:
Absolute Dog-Ass
Dog-Ass
Ass
Meh
Below Average
Average
Above Average
Good
Great
Dope
Hella Dope
MASTER
Assuming Absolute Dog-Ass has a value of 0, Dog-Ass 1, Ass 2, etc., with MASTER being the odd one out with a value of 16, what is the mean, median, and mode of the Alchemy stat across every revealed profile (that has it actually listed) so far?
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>>5141381
OH SHIT UH
>Mean: 4.875
>Median: 5.5
>Mode: 7
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>>5141381
>>5141392
O O F ! So close! And yet, the Mean and Median were 4.815 ad 5 respectively.
Writing results...
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>>5141381
Alas! Your fight finds you in internal failure, as you quite frankly could not give a single fuck about whatever the hell Ms. Krisk is babbling on about at the moment.

It seems you have no choice but to consider something else to do while in this class....

>Sleep
>Talk with one of the kids nearby
>Talk with Carbunclo about something
>Fuck it, just read one of your damn books
>Try practicing your one spell some more
>Try channeling your "What would Nozomi do?" mindset
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5141426

>>Try channeling your "What would Nozomi do?" mindset

This class seems useful. If we don't succeed...

>Fuck it, just read one of your damn books
And we can try to unlock our swaggy Limit Break in class
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>>5141426
>Try channeling your "What would Nozomi do?" mindset
>Fuck it, just read one of your damn books
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>>5141443
Finding yourself in a situation where you frankly can't help but feel rather stumped on how to proceed, your mind brings itself to the one thing that comes easiest to you:

"(What would Nozomi do....?)"

With how well versed you are to the general being that is Nozomi Kiken, your knowledge of his current stats are revealed to you: https://pastebin.com/M1mqn24D

A flood of Totally Nozomi ideas begin to come to your--

"OHGOSH I'M SO SORRY I'M LATE!!!" blurts Geometra as she panickedly enters class.
"Oh, there you are!" says Ms. Krisk. "Good, good! Don't worry yourself, I'm just giving a brief summary of what this class will be teaching. Please, Geometra, feel free to take the last spot. Consider it your little punishment for being late." Ms. Krisk chuckles.

Oh. Well, it seems Geometra has her spot right next to you. Hmhmhm.

...But back to more important matters: the Totally Nozomi things to try.
>Nozomi normally ACTUALLY pays attention, but when he doesn't care, he just PRETENDS to pay attention - perhaps even while doing something in secret, like other school stuff or read a book - and then after class ask a helpful nerd to give him the short of what was basically talked about.
>Alternatively, Nozomi would probably do something like some sneaky ninja shit to prank an unsuspecting loser so as to give the class a good laugh. Nozomi might be an asshole, but at least he takes his audience into consideration.
>Otherwise, Nozomi would get himself involved in something important beforehand - and the kind of stuff that would warrant him being permitted to leave in the middle of class - just so he doesn't have to attend.

Sadly, you fully well understand the latter two are borderline impossible at the moment; For one, you're way too noticeable with not only being in a class with surprisingly not that many students (and likewise being pretty easy to spot), but also your horn making you kinda stand out - and that's ignoring Carbunclo just sitting there on your head at the moment. As such, you'd wager going Stealth is likely not gonna happen right now. Secondly, you literally have nothing urgent outside of this class that permits you to leave right now.

Which means.....
>Silently talk with someone about something
>Secretly read one of your books
>Practice your spell a bit when the teacher isn't looking
>Something else that's probably cool and something Nozomi would do? (Write-in)
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>>5141612
god. fucking. dammit.
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>>5141612
>>Secretly read one of your books
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>>5141612
>>Secretly read one of your books
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>>5141679
>>5141612
Not wanting to drag down your fellow classmates with you, you decide to just resume reading your good ol' Casual Magic For Dummies.

The next bit is a little lengthier than last time, and it takes you a good bit, seeing as you have to keep up the air that you're actually understanding what the hell Ms. Krisk is talking about, but sure enough, there's yet another spell in this! :D

Learned new spell: 6 Sense
- This spell is noticeably similar to the Aether Sense spell - wherein it's supposedly a non-exhausting spell that with plenty of rookie practice can be just as subconsciously casted as you can breathe air without thinking about it.
- Where it differs, however, is that where Aether Sense is about sensing Aether, 6 Sense is NOT about sensing the number 6, but rather about sensing physical movement within aetheric range - especially movement going towards you.
- The book seems to stress that you should be careful on when you decide to first try this spell, as initial ill-trained usage is infamous for oftentimes developing paranoia - and sometimes even schizophrenia - in the caster. Likewise, it also recommends that starters try this in a controlled environment - and with something slow-moving, like a caterpillar or snail, something to ease you into it.

Thank fuck for Greg's genuine homieness letting him know better than to rat you out. Apparently, Johanna-Lea does little more than give you a genuinely concerned look, but other than that, pretty much everyone else doesn't pay a speck's worth of attention towards the fact you're not paying a speck's worth of attention towards class.

And hallelujah, just like that, class is done! The bell rings, and you and the fellow students make your way out of class towards the next one. "Alright, stay out of trouble, kids! And have a nice day!"

As you make your way on out, it dawns on you that you still don't know what the fuck your 6th class is.

What do?
>Go straight to [INSERT CLASS HERE]
>Talk to someone before they get too far away from you
>Talk to Carbunclo?
>Go to the HaH Office
>Go to the Club Board
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5141817
>>Go straight to [INSERT CLASS HERE]
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>>5141817
Goodness, I sure am on a streak of forgetting things, aren't I. Forgot to add the image thingy for the spell.
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>>5141820
>Go straight to next class
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>>5141846
b-Bruh, but like,

Y'all still haven't decided what 6th hour is.

>Vote for what 6th hour is
>Just have OP decide
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I'll call it here for now. Seeya tomorrow, same time as usual!
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>>5141887
Still voting on Robotics
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>>5142054
As you attempt to recall what it was you picked, your mind flows right back into Robotics. You vividly recall your innocent excitement for a class to make some dope robots in. For most all your innocent life - even before Nozomi - you've kinda had this childhood dream of making badass robots like in those awesome foreign cartoons you'd watch. Yet, you'd also not be shy of wanting to make something smol-er, like some dope lil guy with a kickass claw to fuck shit up with, and a tequila blaster gun to smoke some fuckers with while also using it to dope folks with alcohol and stuff.

....But then, you quickly remember being strenuously upset at finding out this school doesn't contain ANYTHING resembling a Robotics class. You even asked your parents about why the school wouldn't have something as awesome as that in this modern age, and all they would tell you is that the school probably just doesn't have the funding for that.

God, this school fucking sucks dick. Really, one of the only reasons you stick around - other than to maybe learn magic - is entirely because of Nozomi being a thing. Well, that and you'd probably get in big trouble with your parents over ditching school, but

>Vote for something else that 6th Hour is
>Just have OP decide
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>>5142493
With the lack of Robotics, we obviously took the closest class available...
Design and technology.
Here we go, manipulation of shitty plastic and soldering LED together
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>>5142493

>Battle Magic
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>>5142522
I'll support this
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>>5142522
>>5142774
You then begin on this railroad of dwelling on all the awesome-ass shit that for some fucking reason you're not allowed to have for a class. Like, seriously, you weren't joking when said that this school didn't have A N Y T H I N G Robotics related! No Computers shit, no Design & Technology, NOT EVEN A FUCKING WOOD WORKSHOP THING. Like, COME ON, we even have some computers in this town, can't we just fucking learn about how to use that shit or something???? What's the big deal with these fuckers and holding you off from learning anything actually worthwhile in this shithole of a town!? Your self-torturing with remembering denied possibilities has increased your Ass stat from Ass to Meh.

This revelation miffs you so much, you've decided to make your own Quest:
QUEST: Of Robots & Magic
- Figure out EXACTLY why the fuck this school isn't allowing you to have any cool classes that are magic- or robot-related
- FIX IT.
- Have a class in Robotics or something magic-related.

Carbunclo speaks up with concern. "Uhhh, you alright there, bud? We haven't moved in a bit--"
"Yeah, I'm fucking pissed, Carbunclo, I can't learn SHIT here! Can't have a goddamn Robotics class, or anything actually cool. I can't even have any awesome Magic classes because "OhHhH, yOu FlUnKeD mAgIc, So YoU sHoUlD gO fUcK yOuRsElF aNd HAVE FUCKING STUDY HALL INSTEAD!!!" like godDAMMIT I JUST WANNA DO AWESOME SHIT!!"
"Hey, whoa whoa, easy there bud. You know, if you don't like the way things currently are for you, how about instigating some change then? You are the Summoner after all."
"BRUH. The fuck am I supposed to 'instigate some change' when this school doesn't want to do shit for me?!"
"Welllll, if what I'm understanding here is right, there's some Clubs going on that go into some neat stuff. Heck, there's even a Club about Cats! If there can be clubs about all this oddball stuff, surely there could be a Robot Club or Magic Club or something. Otherwise, all these are clubs are obviously coming from somewhere, so maybe just make one yourself???"
"....."
"Either that or you could just try to work something out with the folks who run this place. But I imagine that'd be harder, since these ARE Adults we're talking about, and they probably think they're doing what they're doing for good reason, and can be stubborn with children on stupid stuff sometimes, so that's why I'd probably recommend the Club thing."

It dawns on you that you apparently have Study Hall for 6th hour...

What do?
>Go to Study Hall
>Talk to Carbunclo some more
>Go to the Club Board
>Go to the HaH Office
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5142802
>>Go to Study Hall

We can either use our free time to figure out how to get our speshul snowflake class in our curriculum or up our magic ability.

Does being a Summoner make our magic stronger?
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>>5142806
With not much better to do, you make your not-so-merry way to your 2nd Study Hall...

"...Say, Carbunclo,"
"Mh?"
"Does me being a Summoner mean my magic gets stronger?"
"Nah, just means OURS gets stronger. Err, rather, 'realer' in our case - like, 'our' as in me and other Titans you have Relics of. Sooo you don't HAVE to specialize in magic to be a great Summoner. Just uhh, y'know, do Good Guy stuff, and summon us a bunch. Though, I imagine taking a more magic-focused approach WOULD be really convenient, as some of us can help teach you some spells and even enhance some of them if you have the right guy with you."
"Oooh! Can you teach me magic?"
"Nope! :D I don't know shit. I mean, maybe if I had some glam tho..."
"Glam?"
"Gems specifically. Like cool ones! Y'know, like ruby, sapphire, emerald..."
"Hmhm."
"But nah. Can't teach anything. But like I said, you don't HAVE to be a wizzyboy to be a great Summoner. You could just be like some epic knight dude, or a marksman, or even some weirdo chemist dude! Just as long as you're doing your part for the world, as well as give us Titans an awesome time, I say go nuts, kid!"

And just like that, you so arrive at the Art room, where your 2nd Study Hall also takes place.
"Well, I guess I should disappear for a bit. Don't want to make thing weird for you and the teachers here. Besides, Leviathan doesn't really like it when I manifest out without the Summoner's explicit permission, but I mean c'mon, I'm literally your only Titan at the moment. But eh. Call me when you want, I guess."
"Wait, 'call'?"
But just like that, he was gone.

Nonetheless, you enter the room, and are actually greeted by Ms. Sombrero this time.
"Oh, hello there Antosha!"
"Hi Ms. Sombrero."
"What a nice horn you have there. Pre-emptive art project?"
"Naw. I'm a Summoner now. Gotta learn stuff, and do good guy things and be a tool and stuff."
"Hoohoo! Well, do be careful then, Tosh. Some folks are very religious and think Summoners are agents of Lucifer that should be hunted for sport, and even prize their horns are trophies."
".....Oh."
"But don't worry too much! I'm plenty sure whatever you learn from this school will be of great use for you for your many trials and tribulations ahead of you!"

As you glance over the seats, you can't help but spot that Bork is in this! As well as that one kid that was on aetherial fire a while ago.

What do?
>Sit with Bork and do something
>Sit with Burning Kid and do something
>Talk with Ms. Sombrero about something
>'Call' Carbunclo
>Ask Ms. Sombrero for permission to go somewhere
>Do some art
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5143083
>>Sit with Bork and do something

Bork has some dope-ass encouragement stats if I recall. Let's see if he'll want to study Casual Magic with us so we can find our Limit Break.
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>>5143083
>Talk with Ms. Sombrero about something
>I'm here because I suck hard at magic. Any tips to un-suck?
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>>5143111
Ah, yes, the wholesome jock guy! Not wanting to miss out on potential free homie value, you swiftly take your spot right next to the guy.

"Ay, wassup dawg!"
"Oh hey! You're that one guy from earlier today, right?"
"Yep! Say, you wanna study some Casual Magic with me, and maybe unlock our Limit Breaks together?"
"Sorry, man, but when I have Free Time, I only help homies that have hired me at the Hire-A-Homie Office. Wouldn't be fair if I just did favors for some folks free of charge."
"Aw c'mon man, this ain't just for me, this is for you too!"

"Ehh, I'm fine, dude. I don't need Limit Breaks or dope levels of magic to make me happy. Just gotta that based Fit lifestyle. But hey, if you want help learning Casual Magic, maybe consider joining that one Sorcery Club! I hear the guys that usually run that are pretty cool at teaching magic stuff - even if they normally prefer the mancies over the casual. Other than that, maybe consider some afterschool tutoring from Mrs. Disco. Though if none of that's your thing, maybe consider asking your family or friends?"

Darn. Looks like Bork won't be THAT easy to persuade. At least some of his advice is a bit interesting and something about his informing you of all this seems to negate your would-be present reluctances in regards to associating yourself with some of this shit that Nerds and Losers would probably do, such as joining Sorcery Club when you are pretty confident it probably contains a bunch of nerds.

Well, what now?
>Try something to convince Bork to help/join you for free
>Just read Casual Magic For Dummies / Aeromancy For Dummies
>Practice one of your spells
>Sit with Burning Kid instead and do something
>Talk with Ms. Sombrero about something
>'Call' Carbunclo
>Ask Ms. Sombrero for permission to go somewhere
>Do some art
>Something else? (Write-in)

Last one for the night. See y'all tomorrow, same time as always!
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>>5143211
>>Just read Casual Magic For Dummies / Aeromancy For Dummies
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>>5143211
>>Just read Casual Magic For Dummies / Aeromancy For Dummies
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>>5143214
>>5143226
You proceed to read up some more on this spell stuff. Goodness, you've learned a lot more from this single book than you've ever learned in your entire life! :D

Let's see... some stuff about how the soul is tied to the body, some other lame tidbits... Ooh, another spell!

Learned new spell: Quick Your Casual Magic stat has gone up from Absolute Dog-Ass to Dog-Ass.
- This is apparently where we get to the more "exhausting" spells. Like the other two, this is another spell you can supposedly make convenient passive use of later on, and never costs any aether. You start to get a feeling this is a sort of recurring theme with Casual Magic. Unlike the others though, using this can make the caster's body tire MUCH faster when doing something under this spell than if they did something normally.
- Of course, this is supposedly the case because the spell literally makes your body overwork itself so you can do stuff faster - like moving, casting, striking, etc.
- The book seems to insist that you be well-fed/rested before going nuts with this spell due to its exhausting consequences, and maybe even consider having some meal and rest prepared for after the fact. Nutcases that overuse this spell can indeed kill themselves with how much they overwork themselves.

Gosh gee golly, if it weren't for the fact you're not trying to mentally challenge yourself, you'd swear you were getting smarter!

And there's still plenty of Study Hall time. What now?
>Read Casual Magic For Dummies some more
>Now read Aeromancy For Dummies
>Practice one of your spells
>Talk with Ms. Sombrero about something
>'Call' Carbunclo
>Ask Ms. Sombrero for permission to go somewhere
>Do some art
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5143912
>Now read Aeromancy For Dummies
Gotta get more magic ya know.
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>>5143912
>Now read Aeromancy For Dummies
captcha:ASSTW
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>>5143912
>>Now read Aeromancy For Dummies

Let's see if we can use quick at the same time to speed the learning process.
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Sorry for the wait, folks! Ended up getting caught up in a few things for a good bit of time.

>>5143912
>>5143935
>>5143957
>>5144037
Feeling that you've read plenty enough of the Casual Magic For Dummies book for the time, you decide to take your shot at reading a good bit of that Aeromancy For Dummies book. After all, it couldn't hurt to get a good bit of some actual elemental stuff for comparison.

From what much you spotted from skimming through, it seems to start off with going on about how aether is this dope stuff that the soul slowly blablabla make more by using more blablabla hypothalamus blablablablabla aether can be expended to manipulate stuff and even make stuff from thin air. SPELL TIME!

Learned new spell: Breeze
- This is supposedly a "baby's first Aeromancy spell". Unlike all of those Casual Magic spells, this apparently actually uses teensy bit of aether to channel. Of course, due to its largely meager cost, it's among the easiest non Casual Magic spells to use.
- With that said, what Breeze does is very straightforward: channeling it unleashes a low level of windy stuff. Rookies will find themselves only able to churn out a level of chilling wind equivalent to a below room temperature air conditioner breeze, though sufficient practice and training can have the caster able to churn out a greater breeze, as well as even freeze stuff with it. Yeah, go figure, apparently you can use Aeromancy to freeze stuff, and not just shock things or blow it around with windy stuff.
- This spell is considered a survivalist's best friend for post-winter operations, and the book highly recommends using it for stuff like refrigerating stuff you don't have a fridge for - especially if you need to move it somewhere fast.
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>>5144350
wait shit right, uh
And just like that, the bell rings, and 6th hour ends as you and the fellow students make their leave. "Have a nice day, kids!" Ms. Sombrero says as you go.

And just like that, 2 classes away from being finished with the school day. And your next class is Cooking!

What will you do?
>Go straight to Cooking Class
>'Call' Carbunclo
>Practice a spell or two
>Go to the HaH Office
>Go to the Club Board
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5144357
>>Go straight to Cooking Class
>Practice a spell or two
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>>5144357
>>Go straight to Cooking Class
>Practice Breeze
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Pardon the wait, folks! This one took me quite a while to art up for some reason...

>>5144357
>>5144379
You decide to try practicing that new Breeze spell you just learned, while making forth your way to Cooking class.

As you walk, you attempt to try the advised steps to actually performing the thing... However, to be quite frank, you end up completely fruitless for a good majority of your walk. Surely even the bit of movement to get the idea of air flowing should be encouraging your spell to get flowing. But no, apparently nothing happens for a while.

Of course, then you try making 'windy noises' for a smidge bit. Supposedly, that doesn't work either, but somehow you end up doing it anyways and give yourself a nice bit of summadat breezy-breeze. Dat wooshy-woosh. Dat brrrby-brr.

....Of course, it's not really much, and literally just more like blowing a weak little breeze in your face. But hey, it's something. Oh hey, Cooking class.

You make your way into the classroom, and are greeted by none other than Mr. Zhaun.
"Hello there, student."
"Hey Mr. Zhaun!" And just like that, you take your seatless spot right next to your homie. Hoo boy, there's a lot of potential homies in this class! Goodness, what a ripe and bountiful opportunity this is. A damn shame most all of them are varying degrees of asshole, but them's the breaks.

Greg, being the concerned homie he is, can't help but notice that Sheed is 'seated' just behind you. Worried about the possibility that you might get easily pranked on in this class, he humbly implores you to consider persuading one of the students to swap seats with you. Do you take his recommendation on this?
>Yes
>No

If yes, then who do you attempt to persuade to swap seats with? And how?
>"I know, I'll just swap seats with YOU, Greg! :D"
>That witch goil from earlier today
>Reginald Humperdink III
>Sheed himself
>Leze Janov
>Attempt to fathom who the fuck those two in the back are. (QTE)
>>
Also, last post for the night. Seeya tomorrow, same approx. time as always!
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>>5144955
>Attempt to fathom who the fuck those two in the back are. (QTE)
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>>5144955
>Attempt to fathom who the fuck those two in the back are. (QTE)
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>>5144955
>>Attempt to fathom who the fuck those two in the back are.
>Reginald Humperdink III
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>>5144995
>>5145244
>>5145384
Ay yo, for possible convenience's sake for the QTE, should I consider making a new thread for this quest? considering that this thread is at like Page 7-ish due to having reached Bump Limit a while ago
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>>5145405

You can wait until page 9 if you like. Depends on your preferences.
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>>5145405
I feel there is no need. Board is slow as hell, the quest I'm QMing for is on page 10 and I won't do anything about it until autosage
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>>5145430
>>5145432
Well alrighty.

ahem

>>5144955
>>5144995
>>5145244
>>5145384
Feeling a low-key concern about your odds of successfully swapping seats with any of your current selection, you attempt to fight your dog-ass Attention Span and try your darnedest to give a shit about more than what you are immediately perceiving.

QTE Incoming! And at approx. 30 minutes from now, so y'all better ready yourselves for when it comes. Apparently, it seems 4chan's clock is like 1 minute ahead of mine for some reason...
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>>5145576
My body is ready. Ok guys, let's group and discuss the reasonment of the QTE. Let's collaborate for success instead of directly posting answers
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>>5145576
Difficulty: LESS TUTORIAL THAN BEFORE
You have 20 minutes. How many visibly (Emphasis on visibly; some people may seem to be in sitting positions, but what they sit upon are not necessarily visible) revealed chairs are there so far in the entirety of this school?
And how many visible Unfathomable (the pitch-black ones with a question mark for a face) students are there in this school, assuming each separate Hour/'room' (i.e. hallways and other non-classrooms) contains completely different instances of Unfathomable students?
(and in the case of a different shot of the same Hour/'room' containing Unfathomable students in different positions, they are to be assumed to be the same exact ones as in the other shots, with the highest revealed count in that Hour/'room' taking precedence)
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>>5145608
Chairs :
2 on >>5108045 (not sure they really count)
1 stool for the nurse in >>5119235
1 in HaH>>5119273
4 in study hall>>5125082
Cafetaria : those are bench, so I don't think they count

Unfathomable :
8 in wisdom>>5125082
1 in study hall >>5122960
1 more in study hall >>5135158 (same hour, 2 on the frame)
1 in Alchemy
2 in current class

Total 7 chair, 8 including stool
13 unfathomable
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>>5145623
theres 6 unfathomable in the cafeteria as well though (along with 2 of them in the lines, I'd assume 6 takes precedent). I'd assume its around 19 then?
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>>5145626

Nice catch. But i only count 7 on >>5136836, so 20?
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>>5145630
3 behind Geometra, 3 on the right 1 in the middle
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>>5145631
was gonna say there was only six but one of them was hiding behind geometra so yeah its 20
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>>5145631
>>5145632
>>5145633
My condolences, friends, but as was so established the first time around, I can only take the first given answer from each different ID.

>>5145623
>>5145630
...And both of these have failed.

As was so established: The only actual chairs I would be counting were ones that were actually visible and revealed. Just because someone is in what appears to be a sitting position sadly technically does not mean they are sitting on a visibly revealed chair.

Of course, due to the ambiguous nature of the stool, I would have conveniently accepted the answers of either 5 or 6. Which no one explicitly gave as their first answer.

As for the student count: Indeed, it is 20. But as is so stated, I can only accept the first given answer, and neither of yours guessed 20...

...Writing results...
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>>5145641
So you're telling me squiggly lines here >>5108045
doesn't count as chairs?
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>>5145641
....Aaaaand nah you don't actually give a shit.
So! Five folks.

>"I know, I'll just swap seats with YOU, Greg! :D"
>That witch goil from earlier today
>Reginald Humperdink III
>Sheed himself
>Leze Janov
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>>5145650
bruh, those are just desks. Just because it's a student desk doesn't necessarily mean it has a built-in chair. Perhaps if there were actual brown squiggly lines BEHIND the student squiggly lines, I would've taken the ambiguousness provided by the squiggliness into consideration and would've counted it. But there weren't, so I don't.

But even in the hypothetical case scenario that I DID take those: neither of you guessed 20 Unfathomed students for your first answer. So you still failed.
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>>5145656
Honestly, I feel like you're a bit harsh with the QTE and their difficulties. But that's the game and I'm just salty staying up late just for failing.

>Reginald Humperdink III
Let's use the Show-Off and Civilized traits to achieve our means
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>>5145660
To illustrate my dumb fuck thought process.
Plus, we didn't guessed the 20 Unfathomed indeed.
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>>5145656
Hmmmm..... Then again, I suppose that one behind Geometra could've technically been a tidge ambiguous... And I suppose on the theoretical account of >>5145630 being technically in agreement of your chair count, and understanding the low-key ambiguousness of the squiggle shit....

Fiiine. I'll call it close enough for now. Consider >>5145656 retconned, as I'mma finna rewrite and draw...[s/poiler]
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>>5145666
Dear Diairy,
Tonight QM is being an awesome QM
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Pardon the wait folks! A bad mix of shit coming up and procrastination got me good...

>>5145666
Well gosh gee golly, ain't you on a roll. You're miraculously somehow able to actually give just a hair's worth of enough of a shit to actually fathom who the fuck those two are.

You're not too certain of what to ascertain about these two just from a glance... though you cannot help but notice that guy behind Leze is....

Is that.... is that even legal?????? This guy's just full-on rocking a motherfucking dire wolf pelt for a nigh-inadequate leotard thing, and pretty much nothing else (then again, he IS wearing sandals, so you wager he's probably well dressed enough).

Now then: Who do you attempt to persuade to swap seats with?
>"I know, I'll just swap seats with YOU, Greg! :D"
>That witch goil from earlier today
>Reginald Humperdink III
>Sheed himself
>Leze Janov
>Dire Wolf Pelt Guy
>That other kid
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>>5145942
>>That other kid
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>>5145942
>>That other kid
>Hey, I feel like you're not viewing anything between Sheed's hood and my horn, want my seat for a better view?
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>>5145946
>>5146016
While the initial somewhat Sheed-esque look on that other guy's face may have almost made you hesitate on asking him, a good part of you nonetheless felt that maybe there's something about this guy that feels like he could handle whatever the hell Sheed might be assholish enough to want to do behind him. Regardless of the actual reason, however, you nonetheless make your move.

"Hey!"
"Mh?" The guy looks at you, almost with the feeling that you were intending on saying something that would soil his mood.
"I couldn't help but notice you've picked a pretty sub-optimal spot there, bud."
"...The fuck you on about?" As he says this, you can't help but get this minor hunch that maybe going for the one guy that requires going past Sheed to talk to was maybe an ever gamblesome and frankly bad idea.
"Wellll I mean, like, with shit like my horn and Sheed's phat-ass hoodie over there," You can feel a rather concerning tension behind you. "I reckon that it's prolly gonna be hell for you to actually see what's going on with the teacher and stuff. How's about you swap spots with me, so you can get a better view and I stop blocking everyone else's?"

"R..... really?" He asks, with a look on his face as though he has heard some sort of statement he never imagined he'd ever hear from a fellow soul of this world.
"Yeah! Besides, dawgs like you deserve good grades, man. Hell, knowing me, I'm prolly just gonna do jack shit anyways and fuckin' not pay attention while doing some dumb shit like practice magic and read books or whatever."
The guy takes a moment in thought to ponder about the offer or circumstance or whatever the hell it is he might be thinking about at the moment.
"...Uhh, sure!" He refreshingly answers. And just like that, you can feel a sense of assured security and success as so claim your new spot, proceeding to even do a little fist-pump thing whilst muttering a praise to Greg, who in turn takes pride and satisfaction in knowing his word was not only considered and taken, but also sowed success for you. Your bond with Greg has strengthened, despite now being more distant in Cooking class!

(cont'd)
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>>5146059
And with your success, the bell rings, and class finally begins.
"Alright, class, I imagine what I'm about to say is completely unnecessary, but whatever, I'm going to say it anyways: Welcome to Cooking Class. I'm your teacher, Mr. Zhaun, and I'm going to help you kids learn about food and how to make it - whether it be in the woods with a little campfire or in the comfort of your home with a decent kitchen. Now since this is the first day of the school year, I won't be--"

Oh god dammit, it's another one of those dumb-ass introduction things. It's a very good convenience you theorized what you were gonna do beforehand, because quite frankly, you really feel that you don't give a shit about this kinda stuff.

What do?
>Practice spells
>Read books
>Whatever (Write-in)
>B R U H (QTE)
>Talk with Dire Wolf Pelt Guy
>Talk with Sheed
>Talk with Leze?
>Attempt to talk with Greg
>Attempt to talk with that other kid you just swapped spots with
>Sleep

Last post for the night! Seeya tomorrow, same time as always!
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>>5146066
>>B R U H (QTE)
QTE are fun. Maybe we can grind a bit of attention spawn
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>>5146066
>B R U H (QTE)
qte grindset
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>>5146066
>>B R U H (QTE)
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>>5146059
The real question is : what's missing from our pockets? Money we can tolerate, book or shell we'll have to get it back. The real question is how...
Too bad we don't know of a ninja girl to give secret ninja missions to.
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>>5146071
>>5146152
>>5146250
Fine, jeez, fucking hell, you can't ever seem to give yourself a break with this shit, can you. Once more, you attempt to give it your darnedest in your strive to pay the fuck attention to what is surely just some more boring-ass drivel...

QTE Incoming! And at approx. 30 minutes from now, so y'all better prepare your anuses unless you want shit to catch you by surprise.
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>>5146683
Difficulty: SOCIOPATHIC PROTOCHICKEN
You have five minutes.
Take about 5 dozen eggs
Start puttin' them in a bowl
Mix the F U C K out of them
And what do you get?
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>>5146683
Ok organisation time. Is anybody around?
We should synchronise, regarding the QTE difficulty, and eventually set double-checks to avoid mess-up like last time.
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>>5146713
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oeh_-uMu6Jw
An omelette waiting to be cooked into 7 and half pound of amazingness?
Or Maybe, Gaston's breakfast
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>>5146713
11,160 milligrams of cholesterol.
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>>5146722
Kek
Or maybe some crunchy soup if the shells have been messed up and mixed with the rest
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>>5146722
DISGRACEFUL! You are all wrong. You weren't even goddamn close. https://youtu.be/e5sKMipORAc?t=27

Writing results....
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>>5146728
Well, what can i say, I didn't really have the internet in the late 2000.
I'm afraid the teacher is an exhibitionist now.
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>>5146713
>>5146728
....Nope. Don't give a shit. You would much rather try something else during this time.

>Practice spells
>Read books
>Whatever (Write-in)
>Talk with Dire Wolf Pelt Guy
>Talk with Sheed
>Talk with Leze?
>Attempt to talk with Greg
>Attempt to talk with that other kid you just swapped spots with
>Sleep
>Uhhhh, do some art?
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>>5146741
>>Talk with Dire Wolf Pelt Guy
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>>5146741
>Talk with Dire Wolf Pelt Guy
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>>5146742
>>5146743
Finding yourself pulled by the urge to make additional Homies, you decide to make a good bit of chit-chat with the safest option you have: the nigh-naked guy "sitting" right next to you.

"(psst. hey.)"
":o!!! (Hello! I'm Rudolf, what's your name?)"
"(antosha. but hey, why just the pelt?)"
"(Oh, this? Yeah, uh, I kinda lost all my clothes yesterday, sooo I ended up hunting this Dire Wolf to cover me up. I call it, 'Direwolfboros', but you can also call it 'him eat him own ass'.)

"(You like it?)"
>
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>>5146787
...Fiiiine, I'll give you some choices, sheesh.

>"....As a matter of fact, I do."
>"bruh, shit's weird"
>Ask how the hell he managed to lose all his clothes
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5146856
>Ask how the hell he managed to lose all his clothes
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>>5146856
>Ask how the hell he managed to lose all his clothes
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>>5146856
>>Ask how the hell he managed to lose all his clothes
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>>5146941
>>5146943
"(...how the hell did you lose all your clothes?)"
For a moment, it appears the Dire Wolf Pelt Guy finds himself rather uncomfortable from the question.
"(...Wellll..... I was trying this new technique I learned from a rather rare Arcbat in the area, when--)"
"(wait, you learned stuff from an Arcbat???)"
"(Oh! Yeah, I've developed a type of magic I like to call "Beastmancy", because it lets me do oddball spells and techniques normally found strictly in the wildlife! Y'see, I really have this thing for studying nature stuff, so like... Well, this is aside from the point. Point is, I was trying this dope fire spell thing I learned from an Arcbat, but uhh.... Yeah, I think I might've done it a bit wrong, because it burned all my stuff off, as well as my laundry.)"
"(....why would you have your laundry with you when trying a fire spell???)"
"(Iiiiii'm...... not the sharpest. ._.;;)
"(But yeah, I really need to find a way to get some clothing, since my family's actually kinda tight on money at the moment. I was considering trying to hunt some more Dire Wolves for more pelts or leather or whatever, but honestly the one was a doozie enough as-is...)"

Hmhm. It seems this guy is a klutz of some sort. But all the same, there must be SOMETHING going for him if he's actually managed to learn his own unique field of magic. How do you proceed with this?
>Propose to help him with his clothing deficit situation (Gain QUEST)
>Express condolences for his circumstance and wish him the best
>Give a suggestion/recommendation for how he should proceed
>LOCKED Mystery Box
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5146982
>Propose to help him with his clothing deficit situation (Gain QUEST)
>>LOCKED Mystery Box
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>>5146982
>Propose to help him with his clothing deficit situation (Gain QUEST)
mystery box is locked so we can't just pick it.
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>>5146986
Aye, what >>5146993 said: Unlike normal Mystery Boxes, you can't just choose a LOCKED Mystery Box.

For simplicity's sake, think of Mystery Boxes less like an actual box and more like a "Surprise Choice" with which guessing correctly what the choice is will yield a greater reward than if you had simply chosen it.

Sometimes though, there are scenarios wherein if a box was NOT locked, it would imply there's a manner by which doing what resides in it could yield an alternative result - and there can be times where something Mystery Box worthy doesn't necessarily have an alternative value to it (or rather, OP naturally has a hard time imagining such). Alternatively, Mystery Boxes may simply be LOCKED due to the choice being too 'powerful'/'rewarding' by which OP feels that allowing y'all to so effortlessly choose it without having to guess what's inside would be making things too 'easy'.

In case I'm somehow doing a shit job explaining, here's a probably shitty hypothetical example that probably technically does not at all explain perfectly what I'm trying to convey here:

Let's say you were doing something like a Quest equivalent of Final Fantasy X, and you were at that one part in Bevelle where you're in that underwater section, and then you encountered that undead Evrae (with which it might not necessarily be implied to you that it is undead). In the case scenario of battle with it, there would be this looming LOCKED Mystery Box which is basicaly "Use a Phoenix Down or some other healing item on the Evrae", but you would obviously technically not know this at all since it isn't necessarily hinted at that would remain there until you decide to just, do a write-in of "just use a Phoenix Down on it", wherein it would open the otherwise LOCKED Mystery Box as it turns out that using a Phoenix Down on an undead would basically one-shot it.

Does that help explain things?
(By the way, just a reminder: Mystery Boxes will never (at least not NECESSARILY) be any of the presented Choices, and reaping the bonus from non-locked Mystery Boxes requires gambling on write-ins.)
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>>5147030

Aight. Switching to (GAIN QUEST) option
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>>5146993

Woe be his foolish misfortune! With sympathy in your heart, you decide to insist on lending a hand.

"(well hey, maybe I could help get you some stuff to wear?)"
"(...Really?)"
"(well yeah, I think I could probably scrounge a few things up for ya.)"
"(Golly, that would truly be amazing! :D i-I don't think I necessarily need too much, just at least some pants and underwear. But if you intend on any hunting, feel free to let me know! I really have a thing for nature after all, and I'd be more than glad to have folks join me in getting some pelts.")

And just like that, the bell rings, signaling the conclusion of Cooking class and the transition to your 8th Hour. You and the fellow students of the class proceed to take their leave, with Mr. Zhaun granting a meager parting statement, "Alright, take care, class!"

As soon as you take your leave from the class, it dawns on you that you still have no fucking idea where Extreme Dexterity is...
>Uhhhhhh, look at the school map????
>Talk to one of the folks right here before they get too far away
>'Call' Carbunclo?
>QUICK, LOOK SOMEWHERE!!! (Name a spot/place/etc.)
>Go to the Club Board
>Go to the HaH Office
>Mystery Box
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5147147
>>Mystery Box
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>>5147147
>Talk to one of the folks right here before they get too far away
Say loudly to everyone nearby
"Does anyone know where extreme Dexterity is?"
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Pardon the wait, folks! My internet spontaneously went out for like 2 hours, so that was something I guess.

Tell ya hwat, I'mma just call it here for now, and take a little break. See you on the 2nd! Same time as always.
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>>5147290
Good night QM
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Rolled 1 (1d2)

>>5147149
>>5147208
Well, since there's a tie, I guess I'mma just flip a coin on it.
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>>5149526
>Inb4 mystery box is giving our pants to peltMan
>Would have proposed giving our pants to peltMan if I was awoke at this time
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>>5149554
I figured it was that but didn't really want to risk it not being the box.
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>>5149526
An idea comes to your mind: Lechentrol actually knows where Extreme Dexterity is. And this time, she's kinda your Homie! Surely, she would have some form of obligation to inform you on where ED is.
With this in mind, you desperately proceed to holler forth. "LECHENTROL!! I NEED YOU FOR A SEC!!!"
And just like that, she appears right next to you. Goodness, that's quite the neat trick she's got there.

"What's up? Be fast, I don't wanna be late for class."
"Think you can tell me where Extreme Dexterity is?"
"No comment."
"Oh come on, pleeease? It's literally my next class, and I don't know where to go..."
"...Dude, why didn't you try looking for it during Study Hall or Lunch period???"
"i-i-I didn't think about it.... Please, I really need to know, I don't have much time!"

".....$10 and I'll tell you."
>Deal
>No deal
>Spice up the deal a bit
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5149732
>>Spice up the deal a bit
Let her join on the animal-pelt sidequest we got. Stalking and hunting animals should be a great way to improve her mad ninja skillz.
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>>5149743
"How about instead of $10, I let you join me in hunting up some animal pelts? Like, y'know, maybe that'll give you some mad Ninja skills so you don't mess up ED next time?"
"...Look, it's one thing to have me do you a favor, but this is more complicated than just doing something for you, okay? I.... Just, give me $10 and I'll tell you. It's bad enough I'm even offering this in the first place. Als I don't even WANT training, I want MISSIONS! You know, like PEOPLE stuff, like what a ninja would ACTUALLY do, you know? Which you still owe me, by the way."
".....Right."

"$10. I'm not changing."
>Deal
>No deal
>Spice up the deal a bit again (You've got a feeling that if you mess this up again, she's just gonna ditch on this.
>Something else? (Write-in)
There is a LOCKED DANGER Mystery Box in play.

Whuh-oh! It appears there's a DANGER Mystery Box at play. DANGER Mystery Boxes are effectively Bizarro Mystery Boxes, as they explicitly do not care about your feelings, and are frankly out to ruin your day, as pretty much nothing but bad times await in each and every single one. As if that isn't bad enough, if you end up voting for something that would so trigger the DANGER Mystery Box (a good number of these DANGER Mystery Boxes can be surprisingly SENSITIVE, depending on the situation), you'll encounter results noticeably WORSE than if you had simply voted to open the box. Worst of all: its triggers can usually be found within some of OP's very own presented choices! So much as straight-up voting for what's presented will typically be a gamble in and of itself when dealing with DANGER Mystery Boxes.

Obviously, the most ideal approach to such boxes is to simply vote for something you believe would definitely NOT trigger the box. If, however, you truly feel that what you have in mind would most likely trigger the box - and assuming you don't WANT that - it may be typically wiser to simply choose to open the box, as doing so will ensure that whatever consequences are guaranteed to be sown by its contents are mitigated by an arguably decent bit.

....But woe be the souls that are forced to deal with LOCKED DANGER Mystery Boxes, however, as they are explicitly un-Pickable.
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>>5149882
>>No deal

>Deal
We'll make our money back... somehow.
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>>5149905
>>5149882

I meant DEAL
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>>5149905
>>5149910
Accepting an inability to persuade her on the matter, you begin to dig through your pockets for your wealth.
"...n'Aww, fine, deal! I'll give you ten bucks, just, please, I nee--"

Oh no.

Oh god, no, not now!
.....Goddammit, all your money is missing.

>Inform her you do not have the money for this
>Spice up the deal to make up for the lack of money?
>Something else? (Write-in)
There is a LOCKED Mystery Box in play.
There is also a LOCKED DANGER Mystery Box in play.
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>>5149932
>>Inform her you do not have the money for this

Sheed stole it, didn't he?
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>>5149932
>Turns out I am missing all my money.
However I am pretty sure I know where it all go : in Sheed's pocket. I had almost 20$; what about this : you tell me about dexterity and we hatch a plan to get my money back from Sheed; you'll keep almost all of it.
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>>5149942
"Ohh god... This isn't good."
"You... don't have any money?"
"No... I don't."
"Aw dang. Well, maybe next time you co--"
"Sheed took my money, didn't he."

And just like that, you somehow simultaneously opened the LOCKED Mystery Box AND not open the LOCKED DANGER Mystery Box.

"Wait.... Sheed?"
"Yeah... that one Thief guy? I apparently have a seat right in front of him."
".........So you have a problem with a guy?"
"...uhhhhhh, Yes?"
"And you want me to get your stuff from him?"
"...Yes."

"Aww yee, Ninja Time. >:3"
And just like that, she was gone. You figured she'd probably ditch you for not having money, but honestly you're surprised that you're surprised she did so for some other reason - and rather so quickly, at that... Something tells you you should consider doing a quick invento--

Shit shitshitsHITSHIT SHIT FUCK!! OH FUCK!!! IT'S NEARLY 8TH HOUR!!!

Whatdo!?!?
>Panic about, accomplishing absolutely nothing (You recommend this)
>QUICK, GO SOMEWHERE!!! (Name a spot/area)
>SOEMTHING, ANYTHING, PLEEASE FOR THE LOVE OF GOD AND LORD IN HEAVEN!!!!! (Write-in)
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>>5150033
>QUICK, GO SOMEWHERE!!! (Name a spot/area)
They fell from above us in math class, using mad logic extreme dexterity should be just up from maths
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>>5150047
You feel heavily ashamed you didn't put this meager 2+2 together despite having been in literal Math Class at the time, but it dawns on you that maybe - just maybe - those ninjas probably WEREN'T just from magically nowhere. With this in mind, you swiftly book your way straight on to above where Math class was.

You great swiftness easily finds you there in little time. And yet....

WHERE THE FUCK IS THE DOOR????? THERE'S OBVIOUSLY A ROOM RIGHT BEHIND THAT DAMN WALL, WHAT THE FUCK!!!!
>Just stand there panic like fucking crazy(You highly recommend this)
>Go somewhere else?
>Maybe a spell?
>Something else? (Write-in)

A'ight, I'mma call it here for now. Seeya tomorrow, same time as always!

I wonder if I should migrate this quest to fiction.live...
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>>5150109
Please stay on the mighty Hacker known as 4Chan personnal computer.
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>>5150109
>Invoque the little cat. Ask him to use his magic to find the door of the class.
>If it fails, get up from math class.
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>>5150109
It's a dexterity class. Assuming they aren't just using teleportation magic, maybe that "Quick" spell could do something?

It's not like your quest doesn't fit in here. I'd say just keep running here.
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>>5150129
>>5150109

Support.
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>>5150109
I'd rather for the quest to stay here
>KICK DOWN THE WALL!
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>>5150109
>>5150129
gonna support this

akun UI gives me cancer also like 90% of the players/QMs there are coomers apparently
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>>5150109
>>5150475

What this guy says. Plz do not move to akun. You have a wholesome good quest and akun is literal dogshit
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>>5150129
>>5150262
>>5150475
UHHHHHHHHH
"CARBUNCLO!!!" You panickily burst aloud amidst your absolute uncertainty of what exactly constitutes as 'calling' Carbunclo.

...And just like that, he twee's right in front of you.

"Search troubles?"
"y-Yeah! Maybe you can use some magic or something to help me find the door??? I REALLY need to get to Extreme Dexterity right now."
"Kid you really need to think this kind of stuff through before these kind of situations end up happening.... Buuut I suppose I can try my lil' mirror laser trick..."

(cont'd)
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>>5150548
Carbunclo then begins to unleash forth a rather unorthodox light from his head thing, flickering the light all about the wall for a good few seconds.

"...Hmm. Nothing here, kid. If there was anything magical, it woulda got wrecked by my laser. But nah. Nothing. Sorry, kid."
"Aww jeez, what do I do NOW???"
"Well, maybe you could ask the of--"

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>>5150576
Carbunclo finds himself cut off as something unbeknownst to you in the moment catches his attention. Quite frankly, it takes you a rather embarrassing amount of time to realize that there is probably something standing just behind you.

Carbunclo's expression of surprise vanishes as he speaks up. "Oh hey, big guy! How's it hangin'? Been a while."

"ANTOSHA!! WHY ARE YOU NOT IN CLASS RIGHT NOW!? WHERE IS YOUR UNIFORM!?"
"m-My unifo--" Before you could get more than a word in, you're swi--
"HAVE YOU NOT READ A SINGLE PIECE OF MY PRE-CLASS INSTRUCTION!?!?"
"w-w-Wh--"
"YOU ARE OUGHT TO COUNT YOUR LUCKY STARS THAT I DO NOT FAIL YOU IN THIS INSTANT. Antosha, as you are a Summoner now, I shall bestow upon you my one ounce of generosity, and grant you a graceful boon of five more minutes to be in class and in uniform. I may have patience for the Summoner, but I haVE NO PATIENCE FOR THE INCOMPETENT!!!"

And just like that, the bell rings, signalling the start of 8th hour.
"OUTSIDE! UP THE TREE!! ARRIVE IN UNIFORM, OR FAIL MY CLASS!!!"

(cont'd)
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>>5150631
And just as quickly as he had come, so too did he so swiftly go. Goodness, that teacher sure is fast as fuck, Boy.

"...Wow, talk about asshole," Carbunclo comments. "I mean, I know he's normally a bit of a douche, but like, seems he's REALLY going ham today. Jeez."

"y-y-You know that guy?"
"Ehh, kinda. Never really gave too much a shit, since he doesn't have any cats or pet me or even give me a treat once in a blue moon.
"But yeah, you should probably get going now."
"y-Yeah..."

>Go outside and look for the tree
>Check inventory?
>Ask Carbunclo some more stuff
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5150663
>>Go outside and look for the tree
>>Check inventory?

Dude your gifs are dope!
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>>5150663
>Check inventory?
gotta ARRIVE in our uniform
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Goddammit, I hate it when I write up ALL this stuff, and then Opera GX decides "lolno imma crash xD" and delete all my stuff...

>>5150663
>>5150670
>>5150785
Not wanting to test the patience of the one teacher known for flunking students without a moment's notice, you swiftly proceed to book it straight to outside. However, along your way, you can't help but realize that you've yet to actually perform a legit inventory check in a while. Working on a hunch, you proceed to open your baBOOFFFFFFFfff....

...Aww maan, now there's all this blue shit all over you and your stuff. Seems that within that brief period of time you were talking to that one kid, Sheed had not only stolen all your cash, but also planted a goddamn paint bomb in your bag.

As you glance over your internal possessions, despite blue paint attempting to assault your eyeballs, you can't help notice that apparently, there is most indeed a ninja suit and info card within your bag - and feel rather fucking stupid for not having noticed until literally just now. You'd attempt to read the card, but frankly it is pretty much drenched in all this blue paint, as well as your ninja uniform... It dawns on you that your Fable Knights book that you had on top of all this stuff is missing.

Well, what now?
>Go to the bathroom real fast to get this shit off you and your suit
>Go to the Main Office and report this shit, man
>Roll with the damage and keep going outside to find that one tree
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5150835

>Roll with the damage and keep going outside to find that one tree

We gotta up our magic and ED game so we can gank Sheed eventually.
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>>5150835
>>Roll with the damage and keep going outside to find that one tree
>Ask carbunclo if his laser got any stain-removal capabilities
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>>5150853
+1

If we don't get to stab this kid at least three times in the gut, I'll be unsatisfied
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>>5150835
>>5150853
>>5150975
>>5150980
...Well, this is just something you're gonna just have to roll with then. You continue your sprint for outside, and stop at nothing to find that motherfucking tree.

Thankfully, after getting outside, it was not that hard to find the tree, as it's just at the back of the school - which had the door you were fortunately closest to when you went outside. Of course, you can also tell this is The Tree because it appears to conveniently cover up a particular window that - despite your eyes being besieged by paint - your skimming abilities help you quickly discover the window being blocked by some of the leaves.

....Wait, what the fuck is John doing here?

What do?
>Go up and into the window
>...Change out here? (Perhaps behind The Tree?)
>Have John do something
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5150982
>...Change out here? (Perhaps behind The Tree?)
Behind the tree, hopefully John isn't a homo and tries taking a look at our SICK BOD
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>>5150982
>>Have John do something
>Hey, Homie, do you by chance have anything that can make the paint on my uniform go?

Knowing the guy, it can (and will) make things worst; but let's try to abuse having the most versatile of versatile homies.
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>>5150982
>>...Change out here? (Perhaps behind The Tree?)
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Rolled 95 (1d100)

>>5150982
>>5151002
>>5151036
Truly, you wouldn't want to just waltz into what you assume is literally the classroom without being in the proper attire first. Of course, with John being an unorthodox fellow that's just standing right there, you instead proceed to go over behind The Tree and begin to change into your unfortunately painted attire.

.....Rolling for if John decides to peep for some fucking reason.
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>>5150109
The fiction.live UI is easier to use and read on. Do it.
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Rolled 59 (1d100)

>>5151055
....Well. John wastes apparently not much time in deciding to witnessing you change wardrobe.

....Rolling for his reaction to this scene.
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>>5151082
"Antosha. It is important that I inform you that I ultimately have no strong feelings one way or the other in regards to your current state, though you generally have my technical approval."
"...Uh. Thanks, John."
"You are welcome."
"Uhhhh.... can you, like, uh, look away please?"
"As your homie, I will do this." And he does that. And with his ceasing of observing your presence, you finish up suiting yourself in the stained ninja attire...

Frankly, this occasion is sadly not as badass as you would have initially hoped; you kinda feel like a pathetic loser right now looking like this. Like, hell, even your horn doesn't fit well with this, so you have to move the top head thing up a bit just to make some goddamn room.

Well..... what now?
>Screw this, change back. You'll just tell him about your situation when you get into class.
>>Go up and into the window
>Have John do something
>Something else? (Write-in)
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>>5151095
Oh, uh,
This'll be last post for tonight. Seeya tomorrow, same time as always!
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>>5151095
>>Go up and into the window
"Cooool?
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>>5151095
>>Have John do something
Please can you make the attire fit better and get the paint out fast with your chaos control, as I have your approval?
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>>5151105
>>5151095

+1
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Rolled 5, 5, 7, 3, 9, 6, 8, 10, 7, 12, 7, 3, 1, 7, 4, 2, 6, 11, 11, 6, 12, 12, 10, 5, 1 = 170 (25d12)

>>5151105
>>5151314
It then dawns on you that since this guy IS your homie, and apparently technically has the power to do practically anything you tell him, you'd might as well see if he can do something about your aesthetic dilemma.

"Hey, John,"
"What shall I do."
"Think you can do something about all this paint? And maybe make my outfit fit a bit better?"
"I shall do something." He poses himself in preparation to 'do something'.

....First rolling for his stats within this moment (assuming 4chan can handle my throwing 38 dice...)
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Rolled 9, 2, 8, 4, 11, 10, 10, 4, 9, 11, 2, 3, 12, 11 = 106 (14d12)

>>5151467
Strength: Below Average
- Athletics: Below Average
- Flex Game: Above Average
Constitution: Dope
- Spice Tolerance: Dope
- Stamina: MASTER
Dexterity: Ass
- Acrobatics: Great
- Sleight of Hand: Average
- Stealth: Good
Intelligence: Dope
- Alchemy: Above Average
- Arcana: MASTER
- History: Above Average
- Math: Ass
- Nature: Absolute Dog-Ass
Wisdom: Above Average
- Animal Handling: Meh
- Attention Span: Dog-Ass
Charisma: Average
- Shmooves: Hella Dope
- Flirt Game: Hella Dope
Popularity: Average
- Ass: MASTER
- Cool: MASTER
- Cute: Dope
- Funny: Below Average
- Geek: Absolute Dog-Ass

...Hm.

Also, apparently it's 39, not 38
Also, any idea how I properly throw dice of more than one kind in one roll?
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>>5151484
you cant unfortunately. use another site to roll or roll in multiple posts
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Rolled 5 (1d42)

>>5151484
- Nerd: Great
Combat: Dog-Ass
- 1H Proficiency: Good
- 2H Proficiency: Meh
- Blade Proficiency: Hella Dope
- Blunt Proficiency: Dope
- Gun Proficiency: Dope
- Unarmed Proficiency: Meh
Magic: Great
- Casual Magic: Hella Dope
- Aeromancy: Dog-Ass
- Geomancy: Ass
- Hydromancy: MASTER
- Pyromancy: Hella Dope

And now... for which one he leans upon for the provided task.
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>>5151492
....aaaand he's applying a pepper upon himself. You have no idea why the fuck this guy seems to think that the best means of resolving an issue involving the necessity of removing paint would demand the use of one's Spice Tolerance, but apparently that's what he's deciding to do.

You have a hunch that such a stat that has little to no relevance to one's ability to do this shit may likely impact his odds of actual success.

But all the same, rolling....
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>>5151497
......He accomplishes absolutely nothing except for having consumed a pepper.

"I have done something."
"......Gee, thanks." You sarcastically reply.
"You are welcome."

This has been an utter, complete waste of your time.
>...Try again?
>Go up and into the window
>Screw this, change back. You'll just tell him about your situation when you get into class.