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Something Strange This Way Comes

Postby Amy-chan » Tue Oct 23, 2018 5:10 pm

On one dark October night, just after sunset, a tecnicolored wind sweeps into a empty field on the outskirts of Muffinville. It swirls into a tight funnel and then there is a flash of odd colored light. Left in the wake of all this, there is a Carnival filling the field.

The Carnival had some of the usual things, games designed to part you from your money, and rides designed to part you from whatever you last ate. Each ride had a sign that said how much a ticket to ride it cost. They weren’t cheap.

But there was one ‘ride’ that felt a bit different, and it was labled as free.
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One of the doors in the ride opens and out walks a woman.
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“This town looks like it’s seen better days. Still, there might be some people around to provide some amusement.” She waves her hand causing dim lights to come on all over the Midway, the rides to start operating, and barkers to appear at the other rides and at each game booth. It’s a good thing the lights are dim, because in bighter lighting it would be seen that the barkers were all semi-translucent.

She stepped over to the barkers position for the Haunted Mansion and waited for some suckers, er customers.
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Re: Something Strange This Way Comes

Postby Ookalf » Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:26 pm

*Ookalf observes the light show the accompanies the Carnival's appearance, and comes by to look around.* Everything seems legit... Kinda pricey, though. *After looking a while Ookalf spots the haunted house and approaches the woman in front of it.* Hey there! Is there a reason this is the only free thing?
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Re: Something Strange This Way Comes

Postby AmbushCat » Tue Oct 23, 2018 10:59 pm

*Ambush speaks up from his perch on the woman's head, as if he'd always been there*

Yeah, has it been infested by pesky Black Maine Coons, or what?
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Re: Something Strange This Way Comes

Postby Kether » Wed Oct 24, 2018 3:39 pm

*will wander on up in his normal mechanical self*
"I'M MALFEAS I CAN DO WHAT I WANT
WHATEVER I'VE GOT AM GONNA FLAUNT!
THERE'S NEVER BEEN A ROCK OFF THAT I'VE EVER LOST!"
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Re: Something Strange This Way Comes

Postby Amy-chan » Wed Oct 24, 2018 8:12 pm

"It's only free for a time. A 'special' you might say. Later, it will be ... very costly."


She motions towards the entrance to the ride. "Won't you try it out? You will find the ride ... interesting."
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Re: Something Strange This Way Comes

Postby Ookalf » Wed Oct 24, 2018 9:11 pm

Hmm... OK, sure. I'll check it out. *Ookalf shrugs and goes on inside!*
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Re: Something Strange This Way Comes

Postby AmbushCat » Thu Oct 25, 2018 6:47 pm

*Ambush bounds off the lady's head (complete with an audible *SPROING!* noise) and follows him in*
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Re: Something Strange This Way Comes

Postby Kether » Thu Oct 25, 2018 8:05 pm

*he will follow Ookalf inside*
"I'M MALFEAS I CAN DO WHAT I WANT
WHATEVER I'VE GOT AM GONNA FLAUNT!
THERE'S NEVER BEEN A ROCK OFF THAT I'VE EVER LOST!"
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Re: Something Strange This Way Comes

Postby Amy-chan » Mon Oct 29, 2018 10:47 pm

Once the three are inside, the door closes behind them. Outside, the woman smiles and fades from view.

Inside, there is a hallway in front of the three who entered. It can be seen that the hallway ends at a wall with three doors in it.

One is painted gold, and has 'jewels' all over its frame.

One is left as natural wood, with vines and flowers painted all over its frame.

One is painted flame red, with its frame painted to look like swirling smoke.
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Re: Something Strange This Way Comes

Postby Kether » Mon Oct 29, 2018 10:52 pm

*He will cut ahead and and try and go through the Golden door with the jewels*
"I'M MALFEAS I CAN DO WHAT I WANT
WHATEVER I'VE GOT AM GONNA FLAUNT!
THERE'S NEVER BEEN A ROCK OFF THAT I'VE EVER LOST!"
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Re: Something Strange This Way Comes

Postby Amy-chan » Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:49 am

The door snaps shut behind the mechanical man. Those outside see it disappear in a shower of purple sparks, leaving a blank wall in its place.



Inside, instead of a room, it is a vast cave full of all sorts of treasures. They are all eye catching, but one especially so.

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Re: Something Strange This Way Comes

Postby Kether » Tue Oct 30, 2018 11:09 am

He will casually walk over and poke at the gold looking it over curiously.
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Re: Something Strange This Way Comes

Postby Amy-chan » Tue Oct 30, 2018 3:45 pm

The glow from the chest intensifies a bit. It appears to be radiating from something inside of it. Maybe if he reached inside?
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Re: Something Strange This Way Comes

Postby Ookalf » Tue Oct 30, 2018 4:21 pm

...Well, I guess it's one person per door. *Ookalf considers the remaining two doors, then goes into the red door.* Catch ya later, Ambush!
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Re: Something Strange This Way Comes

Postby Amy-chan » Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:12 pm

The door snaps shut behind him. From outside, it is seen to dissolve in a shower of silver sparks.

Inside the room, this is the main view that greets him.

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There is one spot that isn't flowing lava. Instead, it has an object that is a study in contrasting elements. A cooling breeze blows from the object and it seems very inviting.


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