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Mature Content Caris, Gwar Meister
House Durant
House Durant

Sentinel, Anwn
Female
s= she | her | hers

Datafile

Played By

Branwen

#1

Padding down the halls barefoot, Caris scowls at the insistent beeping of her comm alerts. She wished she could wear her Inner Skin for this transaction, but that would just create more trouble from her 'Master' than it was worth. The dark corridors of her ship were ribbed, lined with near-biological black panels. The iris-like door of the comms chamber opened, then closed behind her. She kneeled before the holographic projector in the centre of the circular room and answered the call, knowing that Stasya would probably listen in somehow.


The picture of a haughty fifteen-year-old boy in a noble's uniform appeared, glaring at her. "Sir Rodan..."


"What did you do?" he demanded, interrupting immediately.


Caris sighed. "I did as you instructed."


"You were supposed to take care of it personally!"


"I did, Sir," Caris said, stressing the 'Sir'. "I took an opportunity to perform the deed without exposing..."


"I wanted him to look into his assassin's eyes and know who killed him!"


"Such sentiments are meaningless to the dead."

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House Durant
House Durant

Sentinel, Anwn
Female
s= she | her | hers

Datafile

Played By

Branwen

#2
Caris didn't flinch as Rodan grabbed something from outside the hologram's field of view and flung it at her. The holographic debris simply faded from existence, it was a petty intimidation tactic that tended to only work on children and particularly nervous people. Her 'partner' wasn't particularly experienced with adults other than senior members of the family. He took a breath to vent his fit of pique more verbally when another bleep from the intercom interrupted them. Rather than wait for Caris to disconnect the call, the computer immediately patched the new caller into the conversation.

Remaining kneeling, Caris was surprised when Elder Nelius' visage appeared next to Rodan's. They were wearing a young female form now, suited in a skin tight black outfit similar to Caris', only festooned with spider-like appendages tipped with manipulator claws. The elder smiled down at Caris. "Ah, there you are my dear, please rise. No need to stand on ceremony for old friends."

I stood, showing that I was a full head taller than Rodan. "Thank you, Elder. Rodan was just discussing my last mission."

"Yes! Excellent work," Nelius congratulated me before Rodan could utter a single syllable. "Quiet efficiency pleases the Hidden Empire. If you'll excuse us, Sir... Um..."

"Rodan, Elder," Caris supplied.

"Of course, Rodan, please excuse us while we talk current business." Without a pause, Nelius remotely dismissed Rodan's connection. "Your talents are wasted on that child, Caris," Nelius snarled, showing her true Gwar nature, "what progress have you made on your current mission?"

Caris took a deep breath. "Maru's trail went cold at the mining station," she answered, "they didn't respond to coded communications or leave any messages at predetermined drop points. I conclude that Maru is either dead, disabled, captured or gone rogue. Following my mission parameters, finding Maru has become my secondary objective. I'm in the process of scouting local supply chains and the black market, it's likely Maru would have started there anyway."

Nelius nodded. "Leave no lead unexplored, Caris. My orders are as follows: Under no circumstances abandon this mission. If your Suzerain or Consort recalls you, they must do so through me. Remind them of that. The Hidden Empire has made its wishes clear in this matter, your House cannot afford to contract our ire. Elder Nelius out."

Breathing hard, Caris wipes sweat from her brow. Nelius was playing hardball.
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House Durant
House Durant

Veilais
Female
s= she | her | hers

Datafile

Played By

ShadowedSin

#3
"Data down my spine, its sinfully good."

She was busily lost in the flow of data while Caris attended to her business. The two had been together for what felt like Senndays as she was still getting use to living with a veritable vampire. Their relationship was complex, it was symbiotic with how Caris fed from her, but also it allowed personal evolution for them. Already Stasya was feeling more comfortable with others in her proximity, and her harsh shield of cynicism was lowered more and more. But when her lover decided to play assassin the Logician strode into their collective berth jacked the data line into her skull and returned to running programs for her jobs.

At the moment she was wokring on the code for a small net-game. One popular on the personal PNDs of children primarily living on the planet Yomi. It was a weird little game feature a female Samurai traveling the land and trying to seal six demons. The issue was the game kept crashing after booting up and there was a serious problem with the physics.

Already, she'd located more than a million lines of errant code and was lost in the dive to redo it. She considered sending a message to Caris in-between her assignments, but she noted how busy her love was. The new relationships she embarked on was one that was going to take a little bit more getting use to.

Stasya felt a throb of energy slowly scralw it's way up her spine. The feeling struck her datajack and she let out a vivid moan for all to here in her bunk. Slowly, her right hand reached out and she grabbed hold of the wire connecting her to the sysnet. Pulling it out was a slight painful affair, but it only last a milisecond as she disengaged from her coding.

Her eyes blinked twice as her HUD activated and readouts of her bodily status filled her senses. Stasya rubbed her eyes with a mechanical finger as she stretched out her nude body. Pieces of machinery hummed inside of her patchwork form and she sighed. A low polyphonic sound that escaped her throat. She grasped the cool air of her room and began pulling on her body suit. The sensors inside read the current status of her black ichor, and would allow her ease to her anxiety.

Her stores were getting a little low, but that problem would soon find itself solved within time. Slipping into a pair of heels she began to leave as she sent a small message through the ship's com.

"Caris...are you free?" she asked quietly.
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House Durant
House Durant

Sentinel, Anwn
Female
s= she | her | hers

Datafile

Played By

Branwen

#4

Caris slipped out of the comms room and answered over the communicator in her biosuit. "Yes, my love. The Elders and House Myrddin are fighting, we have some breathing space."

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