Blog Story: Chapter B
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You, Sumiki, Krahka, and Blue ran to S&T, where you see Greg F leaving a topic full of members, having just answered their questions. He sighs as he sees you run towards him, because he knows what you’re going to ask. But he politely waits for you anyway.
“Hey, why is Bionicle ending anyway?” Sumiki asks.
“It’s a big decision that Lego made,” Greg explains. “Bionicle’s been a big cash cow for Lego for years now, but it’s getting old, and we want to do something new and fresh. The people who’ve been following Bionicle have aged and are now out of our target audience, so we need to shift our focus. We’re going to launch new themes that will attempt to do this.”
“But Bionicle was going just fine,” Krahka says. “Didn’t it have top sales?”
“They weren’t our top seller,” Greg says quickly. “Besides, we are not completely dropping Bionicle. We’ve worked up an ending with the Stars Sets, and I’ll be continuing the story even after we’ve stopped selling the sets. This may even work for the story, because we can refocus on older characters without having to constantly introduce new ones that represent the sets. And who knows; maybe in a couple of years Lego will pick up the brand again and continue with it. All we’re doing is discontinuing it in the near future.”
“Wait, so when can we see it come back?” you ask excitedly.
Greg shrugs. “Obviously, we haven’t planned that far ahead. Now, if you’ll excuse me, I have a lot of work to do.” With that, he quickly ran off before more members could intercept him.
“That was very interesting,” Sumiki says, and members around agree with him. You notice that a crowd had formed to listen to you question Greg. You are not the only members who are interested.
“Well, good ridden,” somebody says. You recognize the burnt orange Matatu as belonging to Arpy.
“I’m glad Bionicle’s ending,” Arpy says cheerfully. “It was so dull and boring, and now it’s gone forever. I feel so free… so alive!”
“How can you be a member of this site and say that?” Sumiki asks.
Arpy shrugs. “It’s just my opinion, mate.” With that, he walks off.
“He’s acting strange,” Krahka says.
“I’m sure he had his reasons,” Blue suggests.
“He must just be crazy,” Sumiki says.
“What do you think?” Blue asks you.
You think Arpy is right
You think Arpy is acting suspicious