To write a story!
And so I am writing a story. Just a oneshot; nothing more, starring the crew of the Oblige, a Kestral A-Class ship on a mission for the Federation. The crew members are as follows:
Voltex (Pilot & Captain)
It would be nice if there were more; unfortunately, I'm rather horrible at the game and did not make it that far. =P Still, I suppose it's easier to emphasize the tragedy when you have less characters...
Written in the POV of a character known as "Agent 64", this story (while not one of my favorites) has many, many interesting things inside. There's a lot of behind the scenes world building, as well as starting the buildup to things that will become more important later on.
Still aiming for the October release date for Book 2.
So that's pretty awesome. I'm hoping to get a week off in august so that I can go home for a bit and work on Book 2 some more before the summer ends; right now I am aiming for an October release.
He held an arm in his lap, and blood dripped from the detached limb if he jostled it enough. The limb had a dual purpose; the first was to help him, and the second was to cover up the specialized weapon so that Makuta Luroka could not see it.
First they would talk, and then Luroka would perish.
“I would offer you a seat,” Xaeraz continued, “but I doubt you could do anything but crush the chair.”
Luroka grunted and stalked forward, knocking the chair aside and halting in front of the small table that sat between the two of them. Xaeraz ignored the way the shadows seemed to grow around the Makuta. Brushing his fingers along the weapon concealed in his lap, Xaeraz spoke again.
“You’re awfully quiet today.”
“I have never been the most outspoken of Makuta,” Luroka growled, his voice deep, guttural, and ruthlessly cold. “Others speak enough as it is. And often, I have others to speak my words for me.”
“That is true,” Xaeraz agreed. “Although Sumiki isn’t here right now....”
“He holds no illusions as to your intentions,” Luroka said. “You would kill him before he could set foot in this room.”
“And you do not believe I would do the same to you?”
“I stand here as proof that you would not do the same to me... and I am a Makuta. You have no hope of overpowering me. My cooperation with you thus far has been entirely of my own accord, and it shall remain that way.”
Deciding to leave that particular issue of loyalty alone for the moment, Xaeraz pushed on. “You know, I thought I could trust you and Sumiki. I thought you were working for me... or at least with me. But you broke the rules of my little game... you refused to follow my agenda... and to me that suggests that you both have an agenda of your own.”
The Makuta regarded him silently, and under the table Xaeraz clenched his fists to avoid allowing his anger to show on his face.
“I take it,” the Fe-Matoran said, “that your silence means I was not the only one you were working with. Who else has your attentions? Please, enlighten me – after all, I will surely not be walking away from this meeting.”
“Your cause has long been a lost one,” Luroka said. “I know of your bloodlust and what brought it forth. I understand the depths of your madness perhaps even more clearly than those who afflicted it upon you, for it was I who gave them the idea in the first place."
Yes, Xaeraz is one of the narrators of Bionicle Mafia Book 2: Extraction, joining Voltex and three (four?) others.
Who else will share their point of view?
“Well, you are now!” TBK snapped back. “I don’t know what Luroka did to you, Voltex, and I’m not sure what has you so bloody riled up, and quite frankly, I don’t really care. All I want to do is get off of this godforsaken island and go home and have some peace and quiet! So grow up, deal with it, and go talk to the officer!”
Voltex was on his feet in a flash, stalking over to the Po-Matoran with his cloak fluttering behind him as he stopped right in front of TBK, staring the Po-Matoran down. TBK met his glare, holding it defiantly.
“I was one of the best fighters in Bionifight,” Voltex said quietly. “Do you really want to be on the receiving end of my abilities?”
“Go ahead,” TBK said vehemently. “Keep in mind that you’ve already committed murder on this island – one more will just give the law enough proof to pin it all on you.”
Clenching his fist as his throat tightened, Voltex shut his eyes and stepped back, turning away to face the sea again before slumping. “I didn’t want to – it was the only way for us to get out.”
So I'm busy writing away at this thing - I know exactly what I want to do in order to fix the oneshot I'm working on and the prologue of Book 2 is nearly 5000 words (we'll see if that's what we can expect out of every chapter...). Alongside that, Side Project A is still in the works, and I've seen the outline for Side Project B - hopefully both will be ready for a full announcement soon!
Until next time!
It will be at least twice the size of Book 1, for those who felt that Book 1 was rather short.
I shall begin writing Book 2 proper this week; for now, enjoy a brief teaser of what else is coming:
Next, some info:
1. The cast of Book 2 has been finalized, aside from a few other additions I'll be making as needed along the way.
2. There are four things in the works for before Book 2 is released; one will wait until just before Book 2's release to be posted as it's basically a direct lead-in, but the other three should hopefully go up sometime soonish. More info on them later.
3. Not info, but if you'd like to hop in and add to the series, shoot me a PM!
4. Book 2 will not feature all of the same narrators as Book 1 did - but I will guarantee that at least one narrator from Book 1 narrates Book 2.
5. The full character list for Book 2 (along with the title) will be released soon.
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We're not teaching university science classes here, we're playing a text based fighting game where the objective is to beat your opponents into oblivion.
Get back in your grave, you.
*Slaps with tombstone*
Also, what pay are you gonna get as iBrow's slave?
Chro suddenly developed arachnophobia.
explain it with a convoluted quadruple negative.
Although everyone should go sign up for that game now.
And tell your friends.
And your moms.
Maybe not that last bit.
Poor Lhikan. Demoted from riding on top of an awesome Rahi to being packed in with a bunch of batteries as an afterthought.
However, this does not mean we no longer want to kill the rest of you for evading death. In fact, we would like to destroy you all, because we feel like it and we're the bad guys, the latter of which we only just realised.
...You guys didn't realize we were the villains all along?
You thought I was a good guy? ? ?
MY NAME IS RIGHT THERE
None of us are actually competent. We run around like headless chickens, if headless chickens were capable of wielding assault rifles and broadswords.
I'm gonna bluff you guys so hard you won't even know that I'm bluffing
Or maybe you will
It'll be a quadruple bluff
It's linked to Voltex's everlasting, endless fury.
How is Chro's arms still on fire though? I bet Burnmad has something to do with it.
MY RETRIBUTION IS SWIFT AND VICIOUS, LIKE A WET KOALA STRAPPED TO A METEOR
shamelessly stolen from Borox's sig
1. SSB4: Most Wanted, Part 1
2. SSB4: Most Wanted, Part 2
3. SSB4: Most Wanted, Part 3
4. Character Costumes
5. Villager Profile
6. Bowser Profile
7. Mega Man Profile
8. Cutting Characters
9. Link Profile
10. Donkey Kong Profile
12. Princess Peach Profile
13. Unique Movesets
14. Toon Link Profile
15. Sonic the Hedgehog Profile
16. Evolution: Mario
17. Evolution: Samus
18. Kirby Profile
19. Marth Profile
20. Super Mario Galaxy
21. Rosalina Profile
22. Zelda Profile
23. King Dedede Profile
24. (RUMORS) Palutena?
25. More Costumes!
26. MOST WANTED
27. Lucario Profile
28. Little Mac Profile
29. Diddy Kong Profile
30. Oh Please No
31. The Direct Recap
32. Ike Profile
33. Retro Salvation
34. E3 2014 - Mii Profile
35. E3 2014 - Palutena Profile
36. E3 2014 - Amiibo
37. E3 2014 - Pac-Man Profile
38. E3 2014 - Box Art
39. Shulk Profile
40. Catchup: Profiles Part 1
41. Catchup: Profiles Part 2
42. Catchup: Profiles Part 3
43. Catchup: Profiles Part 4
44. Early Stream Revelations
45. GSR's Stream
46. The Platinum Demo
47. Creepy + Bundle
48. 3DS Version Released
49. Secret Profile: Wario
50. Secret Profile: Ness
51. Secret Profile: Falco
52. Secret Profile: Dr. Mario
53. Secret Profile: Dark Pit
54. Secret Profile: R.O.B.
55. Secret Profile: Ganondorf
56. Direct 2: Mewtwo Returns!
57. Direct 2: Bowser Jr.
58. Direct 2: A Recap
59. Direct 2: Mr. Game + Watch
60. Secret Profile: Duck Hunt
61. Secret Profile: Jigglypuff
Smash Files Continued
1. Mario - OWNED
2. Peach - OWNED
4. Donkey Kong
5. Samus - OWNED
6. Link - OWNED
7. Pikachu - OWNED
8. Kirby - OWNED
9. Villager - OWNED
10. Wii Fit Trainer - OWNED
11. Marth - OWNED
12. Fox - OWNED
13. Luigi - ORDERED; SHIPPING
14. Diddy Kong - ORDERED; SHIPPING
15. Zelda - OWNED
16. Pit - ORDERED; SHIPPING
17. Little Mac - OWNED
18. Captain Falcon - PREORDERED
20. Rosalina - PREORDERED
22. Toon Link
24. King Dedede
25. Meta Knight - PREORDERED
24. Shulk - PREORDERED
25. Mega Man