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THE PLAYTESTER LIVES!!
Aaaaaaaaaargh I NEVER get to call FIRST
Dammit dammit dammit I wanted to be second….
Not even third ? :( :( :(
This page claimed in the name of the people of the Qeltan Sea! Neither Orrium nor Esharia but inter-cosmological guild socialism!
[ F5 ] So very ⌘+R rn. Eeeeee!
Too early to start speculating?
We need to consider more ship shipping… after all that baby bioship must have come from somewhere… Post your ship shipping speculation below.
if anyone ships my child with another bioship they better come talk to me about marriage proposals first LOVE ANACLETA DIITE
Poor neglected shipping corner….
Idan, to Aleaha: “Why do you always find the worst NPC factions and jump right into bed with them?”
“The Diites have their own problems to deal with: the Diites.”
Aleaha: “The day has come where I’m replying to Gallimaufry because it’s easier than Cece”
Rowan: 'oh no', about 10 times over the course of a conversation.
Leah: Commodoro Gualtieri is weird.
Cynthia: I look forward to seeing the game getting more heroic.
Lizzy: Yeah, superheroic.
Idan: why is everything on fire? Even the fire's on fire!
“Are you going to join the winning side, then?”
“Winning side in what?”
“The mutiverse isn't a competition.”
“Oh yes it is.”
Andrew: While you're all becoming supervillains, I'm just becoming the Wicked Witch of the West or something.
Multiple players3): I was just trying to be useful/helpful.
Antonio Vestris: you strike me as, Shall we say, a bit innocent to be involved in this.
Lisabetta: only a little bit
Lisabetta, explanatorily: not all the way through.
Person: I see rumours of your death were greatly exaggerated
Jaco Scalbi, OC: Everyone is so original today.
Ashenya Toqare: the peasants are angry that they've run out of wine– I personally don't see why they can't just drink brandy, but there you have it
Valentina Gabrielli: And the wedding will be so perfect and beautiful-
Sikar Gabrielli: And my heart is broken into bleeding shards forever-
Ursa Bernardo: RIGHT. YOU! YOU! SIT DOWN AND PULL YOURSELVES TOGETHER.
Alessandro: Three orphans in a trenchcoat does not a monarch make!
GALATEA: You are above even The Boss. I hereby award you the title of Big Boss. You are a true patriot.
The Speaker: At least no-one is going to betray your species to the Sepulchre.
Anatolia: Betray humanity to the Sepulchre, you say?
Catalina: [explains her plans for becoming Viktor Frankenstein and revivifying her son. Lis and Sorrow listen empathetically, nodding and agreeing]
Lis: [consults with Sorrow, turns to Toni]: She isn't right in the head.
Sorrow: [agrees enthusiastically]
Lorenzo: Can you tell me who it is?
Valerio: That depends, are you going to try to kill them?
Lorenzo: I make no promises.
Here's a chance for those of wit
To talk in rhyming verse a bit
If you've a rhyme, don't let it fester
Come and play at being jester!
I'll take this chance to play your game
Though Monte may express great shame.
But I know why he loathes this jest:
He knows his poems are second-best!
While I've not done so for an age,
It's time for me the stage.
Though normally I'd just fall flat,
Were I to don the jester’s hat.
How shady can I get? Literal shadow? Planning to bring a small speaker to play the jaws theme I need a mask One terrifying enough to work and instill fear
What about a pallid one? I hear they grow on trees now : )
THIS SECTION WAS MADE PURELY TO SPITE ME
Two households, both alike in dignity,
In fair Esharia, where lays our scene,
From ancient grudge break to new mutiny,
Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean.
From forth the fatal loins of these two foes
A pair of star-cross'd lovers make new life:
Within their land the bioship yet grows,
Though plagued by poison, and politic strife.
The fearful passage of their planned out love,
And the continuance of their parents' rage,
Which, but their children's end, nought could remove,
Is now the three hours' traffic of our stage;
The which if you with patient ears attend,
What here shall miss, our toil shall strive to mend.
HEY GUYS WATCH OUT FOR A FUN IC PROPOSAL COMING TO A SESSION NEAR YOU
Oh wow this is going to be amazing :O !
Marvel at how Anacleta and Daieni are still not married, despite working only towards this goal– star-crossed in th'extreme
ANACLETA: Ah, dear Daieni, Why art thou yet so fair? shall I believe That unsubstantial death is amorous, And that the lean abhorred monster keeps Thee here in dark to be his paramour? For fear of that, I still will stay with thee; And never from this palace of dim night Depart again: here, here will I remain With flow'rs that are thy chamber-maids; O, here Will I set up my everlasting life, And shake the yoke of inauspicious stars From this world-wearied flesh.
“Was this the face that dimmed a thousand stars
And burnt the topless towers of Teunus?
Oh, thou art fairer than the evening air
Clad in the beauty of a thousand moons;
Brighter art thou than the flaming suns
When they sink behind the burning shore…“
“Stop this, Cristoforo. No. I'm not sending her poetry. Stop. No, not even if we all come back alive.”
Icarus in Love
I loved you as
The sun -
Totally Stolen to give to Magno
you fit into me
like a hook into an eye
a fish hook
an open eye
What's going through my head as I write a certain back-from-the-dead action: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wlq_9JyBvC8
Oh, god, most depressing musical ever. Saw it and then wanted to go see something cheerful, like Titus Andronicus. The only good thing was I got to see Lea Michele and Jonathan Groff before they were famous.
(presented by Daieni, Daieni, Daieni, Aurelio, Penoro…)
'Consider next the relations between the resulting people and the woman I love. I can assume that, since she loves me, she will love them both. But she could not give to both the undivided attention that we now give to each other.
'In these and other ways the lives of the resulting people may not be quite as good as mine. This might justify my regarding division as being not quite as good as ordinary survival. But it could not justify regarding division as being much less good, or as being as bad as death. And we should note that this reasoning ignores the fact that these two lives, taken together, would be twice as long as the rest of mine.
'Instead of regarding division as being somewhat worse than ordinary survival, I might regard it as being better. The simplest reason would be the one just given the doubling of the years to be lived. I might have more particular reasons. Thus there might be two life-long careers both of which I strongly want to pursue. I might strongly want both to be a novelist and to be a philosopher. If I divide, each of the resulting people could pursue one of these careers. And each would be glad if the other succeeds. Just as we can take pride and joy in the achievements of our children, each of the resulting people would take pride and joy in the other's achievements.'
–'Why our identity is not what matters' by Derek Parfit
Headcanon: Tarot cards exist and Penoro likes them. Aurelio assigned people cards as a sort of code in his note.
Per some people's request I'm posting the tarot cards assigned to various characters (mostly PC with some NPCs. It does not contain every character, neither does it necessarily reflect characters correctly because it was mostly done in the first two sessions with some exceptions and… well, there were misunderstandings.
The Fool = the Fleet
The Fool Reversed = Gallimaufry
The Magician = Diego Aidi
The Magician Reversed = Mada Avdali
The High Priestess = Irina Kal
The Empress = Orrin Empress
The Empress Reversed = Ciara Assetti Halmid
The Emperor Reversed = Jaco Scalbi
The Hierophant = Hyrum
The Hierophant Reversed = Soren Diite
The Lovers = Lisabetta Della Quattro Torre
The Chariot = Balthazar Rise
The Chariot Reversed = Commodoro Abra Gualtieri
Strength = Carlotta Toqare (mid game reassignment)
The Hermit = Nicolo Maffeo Brekshama
The Hermit Reversed = Vittorio Nascosto
Wheel of Fortune (Reversed) = Ernesto Barrato
Justice = Alessandro Boccaccio
Justice Reversed = Antonio Sorini
The Hanged Man (Reversed) = Aurelio Scordato
Death = Catalina Nadasy
Temperance = Paolo Dolce (This turned out to be the biggest misunderstanding)
The Devil = Ku
The Tower = Anatolia Carvelli (later assignment)
The Tower Reversed = The Beloved
The Star = Prospero Fontana
The Star Reversed = Khawla Marchetti
The Moon = Ieryn Maria
The Sun = Chiedo Luzzada
The Sun Reversed = Zotto Tarqel
Judgement = Bella Ciao
The World = Arianna Vestris (Early reassignment)
The World Reversed = Penoro Scordato
For the set cards the reversal is no longer counted separately. The assignment often contains both the upright and reversed meaning.
Wand – Vestris
King = Antonio Vestris
Queen = Vittoria Vestris
Page = Arianna Vestris
Cup - Diite
King = Luca
Queen = Macro
Knight = Alessandra
Page = Riccardo
Ace = Monte de Fabio
2 = Lorenzo the Waterlily
3 = Florizel & Alfieri
4 = Generva
7 = Cece
8 = Valerio
9 = Lorenzo
10 = Anacleta
Sword – Morelli/the Heights
Queen = Grand Duchess Ciliano Morelli
Page = Daieni Morelli
5 = Duchess Alessandra Bianchi
6 = Camilla de Greco
Pentacles – Toqare/the Plains
Queen = Ashenya Toqare
Page = Carlotta Toqare
3 = Silvio Cos & Lauretta Calloci & Ursa Bernardo