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[IC - Tavern] The Sanctum

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Re: [IC - Tavern] The Sanctum

Post by DaughteroftheFlame » Wed Oct 09, 2019 3:49 pm

"Ah, wondering where those were. Usually, this place is rather on top of things." She says, before clapping her hands and dimming the lights in the room a little, as well as coloring them into the classic Halloween orange. "There, that should be good. Anyway, I am Sallos Hyde, Fireborn. May I have your name?" She asks the avian, looking back over at him and raising a brow.
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Re: [IC - Tavern] The Sanctum

Post by Sea Lion224 » Wed Oct 09, 2019 4:06 pm

The bird got off his stool and on the one directly beside her, extending a bony, feathered hand. "I'm Alexander. Nice to meet you, Sallos."

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Re: [IC - Tavern] The Sanctum

Post by ColeslawEnthusiast » Thu Oct 10, 2019 2:07 am

Corvan finishes his performance, and stumbles off the stage, more of his own volition than anything else, but stumbles nonetheless. He seats himself in front of his bottle. He turns his bloodshot eyes to the two next to him, and asks how they're doing.

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Re: [IC - Tavern] The Sanctum

Post by Sea Lion224 » Thu Oct 10, 2019 7:28 am

Alexander turned and smiled at the man, though slight worry was in his eyes. "I'm doing okay, thanks. You doing okay there? Lookin' a bit tipsy."

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Re: [IC - Tavern] The Sanctum

Post by ColeslawEnthusiast » Thu Oct 10, 2019 9:13 am

"That's cause I fuckin' am, Feathers."
Corvan replied, before taking another swig from his bottle.
"And you," He says, looking at the girl who appeared from fire, "You're hot."
He laughs at his own joke.

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Re: [IC - Tavern] The Sanctum

Post by Sea Lion224 » Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:09 am

Alexander merely shrugged off the man's comment. He sipped his water once more and leaned back slightly with a sigh. "Loved what happened to the place. Never expected it to turn into a spooky karaoke bar."

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Post by ColeslawEnthusiast » Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:10 am

"I gotta agr-" Corvan stopped to burp. "Yeah, I like it too."

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Post by DaughteroftheFlame » Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:15 am

"How original. Like I haven't heard that one at least 3 million times." Sallos says, rolling her eyes and smirking. She takes another sip of her Firebrand whiskey, not looking even the slightest affected by the strong liquid fire.

"Nice singin', both of ya. If you call screeching singing that is." She then comments, before pulling out a pin of a Jack-O-Lantern and attaching it to her front. "Anyway, the Collective likes to decorate itself from time to time when it feels in the mood."
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Post by ColeslawEnthusiast » Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:21 am

"Oh, is that what this place is called?" Corvan asks, "I just got caught in what I think was a Foldspace detonation and I figured I was dead."

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Re: [IC - Tavern] The Sanctum

Post by Sea Lion224 » Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:28 am

"I don't know what a foldspace detonation is, but I know this place changes all the time to whatever you want," Alexander replied.

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Post by ColeslawEnthusiast » Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:35 am

"It's.." Corvan decides not to explain foldspace to Alexander. "That's cool. So, like, can I make a couch?"

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Post by DaughteroftheFlame » Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:40 am

Sallos nods as a couch then appears, also in Halloween colors. "Yep. Though I wouldn't be surprised if you died to come here. This place is...a nexus of sorts between realms. All sorts end up here, from godlings to mortal men. I prefer the former, as they are more rare." Sallos says, finishing off her drink and setting her glass down.
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Post by ColeslawEnthusiast » Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:42 am

"Thanks, really know how to make a dude feel special."
Corvan spin-jump-tumbles into a hammock as it appears, hanging from nothing.
"This is pretty sweet."

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Post by DaughteroftheFlame » Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:17 am

"No offense, but you mortals are so common and hard to tell apart." Sallos says, shrugging as she slips off from her stool and sits back, a comfy chair appearing under her and catching her before she felt.
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Post by ColeslawEnthusiast » Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:25 am

"I mean, we look different. And I can do this-" Corvan plucks a knife out of thin air, throwing it into a target that appears on the ceiling.
"That's unique, right?"

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Post by DaughteroftheFlame » Thu Oct 10, 2019 12:34 pm

"...a lot of mortals can do that when you think of the big picture. Though narrowing it down, you at least are part of a unique group." Sallos says, not looking all that impressed despite saying such.
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Post by Sea Lion224 » Thu Oct 10, 2019 1:08 pm

"Nice!" the avian chirped with a quick applause. Feeling the urge to sing, he took a few sips of water and flew back on stage. As if reading his thoughts, a slow piano began playing.
"Stone cold, stone cold
You see me standing, but I'm dying on the floor
Stone cold, stone cold
Maybe if I don't cry, I won't feel anymore
Stone cold, baby
God knows I tried to feel
Happy for you
Know that I am, even if I
Can't understand, I'll take the pain
Give me the truth, me and my heart
We'll make it through
If happy is her, I'm happy for you
Stone cold, stone cold
You're dancing with her, while I'm staring at my phone
Stone cold, stone cold
I was your amber, but now she's your shade of gold
Stone cold, baby
God knows I tried to feel
Happy for you
Know that I am, even if I
Can't understand, I'll take the pain
Give me the truth, me and my heart
We'll make it through
If happy is her, I'm happy for you," the birdman belted.

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Re: [IC - Tavern] The Sanctum

Post by ColeslawEnthusiast » Fri Oct 11, 2019 1:58 am

"How is it that we're all from different realities yet we know the same songs?" Corvan asked,
"I mean, if I went up and started singing Billy Joel, you guys would recognise it, wouldn't you?"

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Post by Sea Lion224 » Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:39 am

"Don't wanna be stone cold, stone
I wish I could mean this but here's my goodbye
Oh, I'm happy for you
Know that I am, even if I
Can't understand
If happy is her, if happy is her!" the avian held the top note, going a bit higher towards the end.
I'm happy for you," he finished softly, putting the mic back and returning to his seat with a quiet sigh. He finished his water, which refilled itself instantly.

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Post by ColeslawEnthusiast » Fri Oct 11, 2019 8:07 am

You know what, if you haven't heard of him before, I'm happy to grace you with the sounds of Billy Joel. As Corvan gets up, he walks toward a corner of the bar, as the wall and floor sprout a piano and a stool, respectively.
Corvan starts to play, then realizes there's something wrong. A harmonica and accompanying holder phase into existence around his neck.
"It's nine o'clock on a Saturday
The regular crowd shuffles in
There's an old man sitting next to me
Makin' love to his tonic and gin
He says, "Son, can you play me a memory
I'm not really sure how it goes
But it's sad and it's sweet and I knew it complete
When I wore a younger man's clothes"
La la la, di da da
La la, di da da da dum
Sing us a song, you're the piano man
Sing us a song tonight
Well, we're all in the mood for a melody
And you've got us feelin' alright
Now John at the bar is a friend of mine
He gets me my drinks for free
And he's quick with a joke or to light up your smoke
But there's someplace that he'd rather be
He says, "Bill, I believe this is killing me"
As the smile ran away from his face
"Well I'm sure that I could be a movie star
If I could get out of this place"
Oh, la la la, di da da
La la, di da da da dum
Now Paul is a real estate novelist
Who never had time for a wife
And he's talkin' with Davy, who's still in the Navy
And probably will be for life
And the waitress is practicing politics
As the businessmen slowly get stoned
Yes, they're sharing a drink they call loneliness
But it's better than drinkin' alone
Sing us a song you're the piano man
Sing us a song tonight
Well we're all in the mood for a melody
And you got us feeling alright
It's a pretty good crowd for a Saturday
And the manager gives me a smile
'Cause he knows that it's me they've been comin' to see
To forget about life for a while
And the piano, it sounds like a carnival
And the microphone smells like a beer
And they sit at the bar and put bread in my jar
And say, "Man, what are you doin' here?"
Oh, la la la, di da da
La la, di da da da dum
Sing us a song you're the piano man
Sing us a song tonight
Well we're all in the mood for a melody
And you got us feeling alright"
Corvan stands as he finishes his performance, proud of himself.
"No need to thank me, just doing my civic duty."

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