Friday, June 5, 2015

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“We’re your collective subconsciousness! Arguing with itself! Pure madness, eh?!”

“C’mon, even if you convince him, there’s still his partner.”

“You’re all morons.”

Hector tensed up with each new voice that chimed in. Whoever they were, there were a lot of them. His mind raced as he considered his options. If they were really invisible, then his priority was surely locating them somehow. To that end, iron dust might serve. But it would almost certainly antagonize them as well, and he wasn’t sure that was necessary just yet. Certainly, if they wanted to harm him, they would’ve done so without alerting him, right?

“This better not mess up the mission,” one of them was saying.

“How could it? If anything, it’ll give us less to worry about later.”

Hector began slowly slipping one of his gauntlets off. Thankfully, he’d already been holding his shield, so he used it to conceal his work.

“Idiots. We don’t even know who we’re dealing with here.”

“Yeah we do. Don’t you remember?”

“What?”

“Looks like you’re the idiot, idiot. Hey, Darksteel! Are you scared yet? Or are you just stupid?”

Hector pulled the rest of the gauntlet off and started on the glove beneath, going a little faster now.

“Oh, you’re right,” said another new voice. “It is him, huh?”

“How many of us do you think there are, eh? Why don’t you have a nice guess. Go on.”

Hector decided to take a pass on that.

“Hey, how much time do we have for this?”

“Plenty. Don’t worry.”

“Think he’ll try to run?”

“Ooh, I hope so!”

“Go on, Darksteel! Make a run for it! You might be able to get away!”

22 comments:

  1. Hector I think it's IRONING time.

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  2. Oh god. I assumed he'd make it 'rain' iron dust, and while that thought was still in my head, another appeared. Of Hector dancing to that song that goes like 'I make it rain I make it rain I make it rain on dem hoes' and wearing sunglasses and throwing money over and through reapers.

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  3. Or make a giant pillar from the ground that people might be able to notice and know something is going on. Or if he has his phone, (he didn't think he was going into danger)... no he won't have one will he.

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  4. Ok, what?


    Time to grab the shield. And fill the air with iron dust. And make a makeshift shelter. And ignite the dust, causing a brief explosion.

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  5. Man...how's Hector getting outta this one?

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  6. Vincent Atd[perspherspley]June 5, 2015 at 5:16 PM

    He'll end up injuring the civilians nearby with that idea.

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  7. Personally, I'd just go for a solid disc in the whole area, up to waist height. If they even need waste time with their numbers and invisibility, they clearly aren't servants or big aberrations, which so far as we know (which, admittedly, might be less than we think considering their seemingly impossible invisibility) doesn't leave much dangerous.

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  8. I don't think you can rule out out either servants or aberrations. Especially since they know about Hector's reaper.

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  9. Mahdi AparentylycntsayawsomJune 5, 2015 at 7:16 PM

    (Fe)EL the burn!!!

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  10. Perhaps classic pranks?

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  11. Inertia of SlothJune 5, 2015 at 8:39 PM

    While I sincerely love the both of you, I think a part of me just died.

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  12. Mahdi AparentylycntsayawsomJune 5, 2015 at 9:34 PM

    Atleast it wasn't bohr-ing
    XD

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  13. Well obviously if they are able to find a way to cheat around reaper senses they know about reapers, and if you know their properties Hector is fairly obviously a servant, but they wouldn't consider him to be any threat if they could just attack Garovel from ambush, since they could then just let Hector rampage mindless and kill people for them.

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  14. Don't complain. It will only encourage the chem puns if you give them a reaction.

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  15. Naaaahhh, that won't work, Other Me

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  16. Nicolas Sagrillo de AraujoJune 6, 2015 at 5:32 AM

    ...Oh!

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  17. I'm starting to like these guys... and we all know what happens to the characters that Mr.Frost makes us like

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  18. Mahdi AparentylycntsayawsomJune 6, 2015 at 1:28 PM

    XD lol nice

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  19. He'd lose, though...

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  20. Wild guess: It's only one person.
    Possibly an aberration with the ability to make people hallucinate.
    For example, to make them think the spot they're about to teleport into isn't occupied.
    Or that they're seeing a certain black-scaled creature.
    Or that they're outnumbered half a dozen to one.
    Or that the person they're attacking is a burglar, not a close friend or relative.

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  21. I'm pretty sure that by being a reaper Gar can channel the spirits of the dead. Therefore Hector can dance like Elvis. He wins.

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