[Halfway] A Dark And Stormy Night

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[Halfway] A Dark And Stormy Night

Postby Natalie Denisov » Fri Mar 03, 2017 4:29 pm

"You're sure?" Intercept looks concerned. Her brain skims through the information Core provides her. "All our agents that will fit that dimension are the next thing to rookies. One of them *is* a rookie." She frowns deeper. "You realize the risk this presents? I want quick extraction online for this." Still obviously not happy, her voice sounds over the address system, "Weaver, McManus, and Benson to the briefing room in 15 minutes."
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Re: [Halfway] A Dark And Stormy Night

Postby Samantha McManus » Fri Mar 03, 2017 7:48 pm

A short time later, Sam walks in grumbling, a large mug of coffee tightly clutched in her hand.

She sits down and sips it sullenly.
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Re: [Halfway] A Dark And Stormy Night

Postby Basil Benson » Fri Mar 03, 2017 11:58 pm

Basil didn't rush into the briefing room so much as casually stroll into it. He doesn't seem overly concerned about the urgency of the situation, but considering he was on time it was probably all for show.

"Been drinkin'?" He asks of Samantha's coffee cup with a sly smirk as he pushes his curls asymmetrical behind his ear.
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Re: [Halfway] A Dark And Stormy Night

Postby Nailah » Mon Mar 06, 2017 5:14 pm

Nailah, still not at all used to the whole situation in general, walks in and quietly sits down, glancing around the room. She's wearing a suit the Nexus whipped up for her that'd almost look like an old 30s sci-fi version of a space-suit if it wasn't for the lack of a helmet and the knee-length skirt.
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Re: [Halfway] A Dark And Stormy Night

Postby Natalie Denisov » Mon Mar 06, 2017 5:33 pm

The panels behind Intercept lit up and began displaying maps of an England on something labeled at 'Earth-668'. There was a bright red dot north of London that had all sorts of highlighted commentary on it, which made no sense to anyone else in the room. "Core has identified a possible dimensional incursion in Earth-668. This isn't the first time this particular Earth has had these sorts of problems. It seems to be a magnet for them for some reason that we have yet to ascertain. 668 as a world is technologically aligned in the time period before the Americas experienced the Great Depression. We believe that we have an intelligent actor or actors here who are actively pushing the dimensional incursion."
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Re: [Halfway] A Dark And Stormy Night

Postby Samantha McManus » Mon Mar 06, 2017 8:14 pm

"You say that like you ever sober up," Sam says to Basil before turning her attention to the briefing.

"...you're going to make me wear a dress, aren't you?"
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Re: [Halfway] A Dark And Stormy Night

Postby Natalie Denisov » Mon Mar 06, 2017 8:21 pm

"Core can pull together some appropriate attire for you, but I'm afraid your typical look is out for this mission. I'm sending you because I think your other side might be handy."
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Re: [Halfway] A Dark And Stormy Night

Postby Nailah » Mon Mar 06, 2017 8:22 pm

"What's wrong with dresses?" she asks, in part because she's suddenly self-conscious about her get-up and has no idea what kind of dress-code applies in this place, much less the worlds these other people are from.
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Re: [Halfway] A Dark And Stormy Night

Postby Samantha McManus » Mon Mar 06, 2017 8:22 pm

"Ever tried wearing one on a motorbike?"
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Re: [Halfway] A Dark And Stormy Night

Postby Basil Benson » Mon Mar 06, 2017 8:30 pm

"Motorbikes weren't exactly growing on trees during the twenties in England, despite what popular fiction likes to tell you. I doubt we'll be running into many of them.

If we do, I'll drive and you can sit in the sidecar. I'm sure you'd look quite snug and cozy in there." He joked.
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Re: [Halfway] A Dark And Stormy Night

Postby Natalie Denisov » Tue Mar 07, 2017 12:33 am

"We'll be inserting you into London. The target is a mansion called Gorhambury House in St Albans."

"You'll have to procure your own transportation. Are there any questions?"
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Re: [Halfway] A Dark And Stormy Night

Postby Basil Benson » Thu Mar 09, 2017 2:22 am

"These actors, do we have any indication of who we should be watching for?"
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Re: [Halfway] A Dark And Stormy Night

Postby Natalie Denisov » Thu Mar 09, 2017 2:33 am

"Given that, from what little we've been able to gather, Gorhambury is a well-to-do estate, I'd say that the actors are probably among the staff or the residents of the house. Either way, we believe them to be natives to Earth-668. Given Earth-668's reputation, I'd watch for magic over science on this one."
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Re: [Halfway] A Dark And Stormy Night

Postby Samantha McManus » Thu Mar 09, 2017 2:36 am

"This all sounds a bit... proper, for something you want my other half on."
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Re: [Halfway] A Dark And Stormy Night

Postby Natalie Denisov » Thu Mar 09, 2017 2:43 am

"Basil understands the high society, Nailah understands the time period but she's a rookie, no offense, Nailah." She locks eyes with Sam, "You're my experienced bruiser here. You know I can't send Tere-za or Thresher on this one. Just because it's proper doesn't mean it will stay that way. Magic users on 668 have a tendency of getting more than they bargain for."
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Re: [Halfway] A Dark And Stormy Night

Postby Basil Benson » Mon Mar 13, 2017 6:25 pm

"Don't worry love, i'll let you do all the... 'heavy-lifting' as it were. Wouldn't want to ruin a perfectly good bender foiling the dark arts." He joked.
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Re: [Halfway] A Dark And Stormy Night

Postby Samantha McManus » Mon Mar 13, 2017 6:36 pm

"...the mission's the mission, I suppose."

"We do know what time of the month it is there, I assume?"
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Re: [Halfway] A Dark And Stormy Night

Postby Natalie Denisov » Mon Mar 13, 2017 6:47 pm

"Half-moon by our calculations," Intercept says, "You should be fine."
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Re: [Halfway] A Dark And Stormy Night

Postby Basil Benson » Thu Mar 16, 2017 2:08 am

"Sounds like everything has been thought of. Should be a walk in the park." Basil replied, smiling reassuringly at his 'team mates'.
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Re: [Halfway] A Dark And Stormy Night

Postby Natalie Denisov » Fri Mar 17, 2017 2:53 pm

"Well, if there are no further questions, go get ready and I'll get a Riftgate ready."
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Re: [Halfway] A Dark And Stormy Night

Postby Nailah » Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:19 pm

"If we're staying here until all my questions have been answered we'll never leave, so..." Nailah says as she gets up.
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Re: [Halfway] A Dark And Stormy Night

Postby Basil Benson » Sat Mar 18, 2017 1:12 am

"The dress up is the best part." He comments to the other two agents. Anyone following him would note he was already dressing down as they walked, un-doing his tie and unbuttoning his shirt as he moved towards 'wardrobe'.
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