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    MERCENARY ESPIONAGE AND RECONNAISSANCE CORPORATION

    The Mercenary Espionage and Reconnaissance Corporation is the most prominent faction of mercenaries and adventurers in this world. Their skills are offered for hire to anyone who can pay. More than that, the Corporation exerts considerable control over the teeming masses of the freelance mercenaries, adventurers, hired weapons and troubleshooters of the chaotic land of the Nexus. They offer licenses that entitle one to discounts, legal protection and job offers... in exchange for a cut of the profits. To that effect, MERC has offices in Inside, Riverside and Skyside. MERC does not appreciate competition, so unlicensed mercenaries operating in these cities are subject to a negative marketing campaign. If one proves troublesome, harsher steps may be taken.

    Hiring MERC:
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    Hiring MERC is as simple as providing any information needed and negotiating appropriate payment. Contracts must gain the approval of a MERC member. If the member thinks the job is too risky, doesn't pay well enough or is otherwise troublesome, they may contact Dipsnig or one of his lieutenants for special approval.

    There are two categories of official MERC contracts. MERC Member Contracts, jobs to be carried out exclusively by MERC members, and MERC Licensed Contracts, jobs to be posted publicly for any MERC license holders to complete.

    The following for must be filled out. MERC Member Contracts are posted in an area exclusively viewable by MERC members, while MERC Licensed Contracts are posted in all MERC locations and are viewable by all license holders.
    Job Description: Brief description of the job to be performed.
    Contract Type: MERC Member Contract or MERC Licensed Contract.
    Hired by: Character or group name (Player name).
    Target: Character or group name (Player name).
    Payment: Approximate or specific where applicable.
    Notes: Any additional information.
    Note that MERC refuses to deal with slavers, and will not accept contracts that involve returning slaves to their former owners, or sending them to be enslaved.


    Current Contracts:
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    MERC Member Contracts:
    Available exclusively to MERC members.

    Every MERC member and license holder will get a commission for protecting Trog's Tavern and Black Dragon's Den from attacks, attempted robberies, random encounters and other events.

    Completed contracts can be found here.


    Licenses:
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    Those unwilling or unable to join MERC full-time can apply for their licenses. Obtaining one is relatively simple, requiring only coming to their main base or one of the offices and filing in their name. A license comes with the following benefits:
    • Discounts in Trog's Tavern, Black Dragon's Den, Erin's Emporium and Azik's Enchantments
    • Protection from dishonest employers.
    • Access to MERC Licensed Constracts.
    • Free medical care by MERC's lieutenant and medical robot, CB.


    In exchange for the license, its holder is obliged to pay MERC a cut of their profits.

    However, the license may be revoked if the holder breaks MERC's restrictions on jobs or glaringly breaches the organization's professional standards. The first time it happens, the license can be returned for a fee. The second time the fee is higher and the third time, the license is revoked permanently.


    Membership Information:
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    In order to be hired as a full-time member of MERC, one needs to prove their worth either to their leader or one of his lieutenants. Usually, it involves being a mercenary of some skill and professional standards, but the organization is also open to those with other valuable skills, provided they can prove that they'd be useful to the group. Full-time MERC members enjoy the access to MERC-exclusive jobs, and a cut of the profits and influence their control over the mercenary business brings.

    Members need to sign an enchanted contract that will alert the leadership in case of following conduct:

    1) Working with slavers

    2) Working with KABAL

    3) Intentionally using lethal force against other members

    4) Tampering with MERC security measures

    5) Disclosing confidential information, that is to say contracts, passwords and security information outside of MERC.



    Permanent staff
    Name Player Role
    Dipsnig Razortooth Morty Chief Executive
    Dena Xifhara Shadowcaller Senior Officer
    Kirk Locke Gulaghar Senior Officer
    Astrana Shadowcaller In-House Magic Specialist
    Krayger LordDeathKeeper
    Sam LordDeathKeeper Cook
    Valerie Gulaghar Secretary


    Locations:
    This thread not only serves to contain the MERC base, but also all other MERC associated locations. These locations are separate from each other and events in one location will not affect the others. Because of this, please label posts appropriately for any scene's location.

    MERC Base:
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    The base consists of several buildings located in the cold regions of the Nexus. It tends to snow a lot. It resembles an arctic base somewhat, but is much more friendly and hospitable.

    Layout:
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    One central building, containing the common room, the kitchen, the infirmary, the armoury and the tunnel entrance. Four smaller buildings connected to the main one by roofed corridors: One for sleeping quarters, one for the laboratories, one for the training area and one for storage. Also, there are considerably large beast pens also connected with the main building.

    Main Room:
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    Room Descriptions:
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    This room has come a long way from where it was. The circular room has been fitted with a number of high-tech hospital beds, and some healing tanks. The walls are lined with supplies, tools, medical apparatus, and many things that look very, very advanced. Everything short of surgery can be done in here. The tanks are on the far side of the circle from the door, five of them, currently empty. A sign is posted next to the tanks:

    WARNING: HEALING TANKS ARE ONLY FOR EMERGENCIES. ONLY USE TANKS WITH DOCTOR RECOMMENDATION. ACTIVE TANKS MUST BE MONITORED BY A TRAINED PROFESSIONAL AT ALL TIMES.

    Against the wall near the entrance are a number of stretchers. One spot in the right wall is a marked out section of blank wall. A note is attached:

    “See about having a door put in here, for emergencies.” Oddly, on the other side of that wall is the armoury.

    Almost missable in the calculated medical clutter are white curtains, which can be pulled upon tracks in the ceiling to give bedridden patients some peace. Sanitation stations (like modern hospital sinks, but even cleaner) are at the front and back of the room. Each station has spots for hand washing, instrument washing, general trash throw-out, and hazardous trash throw-out.

    Yeah, the MERC infirmary is now prepared for anything short of surgery.

    The surgery is done in the member’s quarters.

    CB-484, not seeing the point in a large room for himself, has converted the bulk of his room into a fully-equipped futuristic emergency room and surgery centre. It has lots of adjustable lights, emergency supplies, pointy objects, things with large warning signs on them, and a sanitation station. One door off to the side is marked “CB-484 Only.” What was once the closet of the room has been deemed suitable to be CB’s living quarters, and he has no intention to expand.

    Kitchen:
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    Labs:
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    There's an extensive cave and tunnel network is located under the base and the mountain behind it and some tunnels go forth to key Nexus locations. Both are accessed through the main building. There's a separate door for the complex and the tunnels.


    Defences:
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    • Secure walls and windows that can be locked if needed.
    • Six Aperture Science laser-targeting chain-gun turrets placed on the exterior of the base.
    • Two Asuran golems programmed to obey MERC members and defend both the personnel and the base.
    • Clockwork penguins, armed with light machine guns. Crude and ineffective, but numerous.
    • Dimensional lock placed on the entire base.

    Offices:
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    MERC has offices in Riverside, and Skyside, where mercenaries can come to receive licenses, inquire about job opportunities, make complaints about dishonest employers, and conduct other administrative business. Their offices in Inside were closed due to a conflict with the government. Their operations there are now underground, literally and figuratively.


    OoC Rules:
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    • No destroying the whole place. No, not even then. This applies to all locations.
    • Keep the curtains to a reasonable amount.
    • Label posts for appropriate location. It's especially important here, seeing as there are multiple buildings in this thread.



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    [Workshop ==> Shooting Range]

    Olvisin makes her way to the shooting range, where she'll find goggles and eye protection suitable for goblins (there's enough of them about the place that it's easily available), as well as a gun.

    "Hmm. You go first, I think. Show me what you can do."
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    [Shooting Range]

    Chidi follows, and puts on his own goggles, suitable for humans. "With pleasure." He grins and picks up a gun, loads it and positions his body for optimal shooting using the Center Axis Relock stance. He gets serious as he takes aim, then empties the clip, alternating between hitting the head and the torso.

    When he's done, he ejects the clip and reloads. "Your turn."
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    [Shooting Range]

    "That was pretty good." Olvisin sounds impressed. She takes up a shooting position herself. Chidi can likely tell that while she's skilled enough, she hasn't had very formal training; certainly nothing like military. When she shoots, she only misses the target's centre of mass a couple of times. It seems that it's not so much her accuracy that's worse than Chidi's as focus and trigger discipline.
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    Astrana nods in agreement. "I've had similar experiences myself. Finding the right vessel is usually the most difficult part of such a ritual. Though at least in this case you will be able to work directly with the spirit you're making the vessel for. I mean, beings which are often defined by their sexual appeal such as sinccubi usually have rather high standards for what their vessel should look like. So if you need any of my help I'd be happy to oblige. It would be something new for me to learn."
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    Cass nods, a thoughtful, faraway look passing across her face for a moment. "I'm glad. Thank you for your help today. I really appreciate it."
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    Quote Originally Posted by Morty View Post
    "That was pretty good." Olvisin sounds impressed. She takes up a shooting position herself. Chidi can likely tell that while she's skilled enough, she hasn't had very formal training; certainly nothing like military. When she shoots, she only misses the target's centre of mass a couple of times. It seems that it's not so much her accuracy that's worse than Chidi's as focus and trigger discipline.
    [Shooting Range]

    Chidi observes her shooting but refrains from saying anything until she's done. "Not bad for someone who hasn't been formally trained. You're quite skilled, but your focus and discipline need work. Lucky for you, you have a bona-fide military-trained weapons instructor in front of you. It's a part-time job of mine." He does look a bit impressed, though.

    "I could teach you with these meat arms of yours, if you wanted. An opportunity to offer another service of mine to this org." He adds, rubbing his chin in thought.
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    [Shooting Range]

    Olvisin looks uncertain as she considers the offer.

    "I appreciate it. I'd love to hone my skills. But that's a pretty big offer, isn't it? Teaching someone is a lot of effort. I don't want it to feel like I'm overusing your generosity. Is there something you'd like in return?"
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    [Shooting Range]

    "Payment, for starters." Chidi says, matter-of-factly, though he knows she'll probably be saving for those cybernetic arms she desires. His lessons won't be as expensive as the upgrade, though. "I can do the first lesson for free. In exchange, you can pay me by... letting me take you out on a date?"

    He flashes one of his charming grins at her.
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    [Shooting Range]

    Olvisin nods along at first. Paying for shooting lessons is more than fair. Then comes the other offer. At first she looks slightly stunned, but then she laughs.

    "A lesson for a date? I like your style, Chidi. You've got yourself a deal."
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    [Astrana's Office]

    Astrana raises her palm. "Don't mention it. It's what I'm paid to do after all." She goes to sit and lean back down in her chair. "Now, are we done here then for now? Since it sound we might just be."

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    [Shooting Range]

    Olvisin nods along at first. Paying for shooting lessons is more than fair. Then comes the other offer. At first she looks slightly stunned, but then she laughs.

    "A lesson for a date? I like your style, Chidi. You've got yourself a deal."
    [Shooting Range]

    Chidi smiles hopefully, then grins when Olvisin laughs. "It's a date, then!" He says, as a way to 'lock in' the deal. He eyes her a little more, deciding that she's a woman who's much like him. Kinda reminds him of Jack Door.

    So, just to make sure, he inquires further. "You okay with casual? Pardon me, but you seem to be the 'casual' sort." He elaborates. "Casual, have fun, see where it goes while having as much fun as possible...?"
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    [Shooting Range]

    Olvisin nods and waves her hand.

    "I am that, yes. I'm not the type to get tied down. Not yet, anyway. I just like to have fun now and then in-between fiddling with machines, stitching people and shooting things."
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    [Shooting Range]

    Chidi grins at her, nodding his approval. "Yeah, that's just the way I like it, too. I think we're going to have lots of fun together, Olvi." He concludes bluntly. "So, shooty first or date first? I'm not picky."
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    [NEW MERC JOB]

    MERC members who have installed the job app on their phone (or similar device) MERC gives them access to for free will get a little buzz as a new job have opened up.
    The Gateway Foundation have observed that fey and similar creatures have started to appear around the nexus with increased frequency, centered around the city of Inside and in particular within the city's parks. The foundation are interested in these beings and what kind of threat that they pose to the nexus.
    They're willing to pay MERC members to do the following:

    1. Provide them with important information regarding these fey. The payment will be based on how vital they consider the information.
    2. Acquire non-sapient forms of these fey and deliver them to the foundations headquarters in Outside.


    The foundation suggests contacting Intersection before attempting to interact with these beings as they're dangerous and Intersection seems to have some experience dealing with them.

    There are directions to the foundations headquarters as well as contact information should they have the information they need.

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    [Shooting Range]

    Olvisin looks at the target boards where their bullets struck.

    "Let's start with the date, I think. I've had enough digging through machinery and shooting things for today."
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    [Shooting Range]

    "A date, it is! I know this one place in Inside that has the best sushi... er, what's your favourite food?" Chidi asks, figuring it's a better question than 'What do goblins like to eat'.

    Those wristbeads of his glow and vibrate, alerting him to a new message. He brings his left wrist up and makes a gesture that causes a holographic screen to be projected out of the beads. Quickly navigating to the MERC app, he reads the details of the new MERC job. "Hmm... you getting this, Olvi? There's a new job regarding the fey. I'm interested, but I have no experience in dealing with fey."

    He thinks for a moment, then shrugs. "Eh, if it's still available tomorrow, I'll see about joining." With luck, Dena will be willing to go out on the field for this one, and he'd get to spend more time with her. She's quite a fascinating woman.

    Also, Olvisin did say she's had enough of shooting things for today, so she won't be interested anyway! At least, those are his thoughts.
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    [Kirk and Dena and Fayyaad]

    MERC's sexiest trio might receive a peculiar letter. It arrives like any other in a yellow envelope. The trim of the letter makes it seems like it's adorned in gold leaf.

    FRIENDS OF FETTINA [NO LAST NAME GIVEN]

    You are cordially invited to the marriage celebration of Fettina [NO LAST NAME GIVEN] and Cantata Neschastlivy
    to be joined in holy matrimony at the church of Saint Chrizita in the city of Inside. A catered reception will be served on the premises.

    Due to the shifting state of Inside, no exact address is given. Please adjust your travel plans accordingly day-of.
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    [Shooting Range]

    "I prefer cave grubs, usually," Olvisin says with a grin, watching Chidi's reaction. "But sushi sounds like something I'd like to try." She looks down on her own personal computer. "Fey are tricky to deal with, but a job is a job. Something has to pay for those cyber-arms."
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    [Kirk and Dena]

    Very soon after the invitation arrives, Dena receives a rather loud knock on her office door. Someone is in a mood.

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    [Kirk and Dena - Damage Control]

    Dena had feared this the moment she had read the title of the letter. In fact, she had suspected that Tina would pull something out of the ordinary even for her after she had been acting so mysterious. That would of course lead up to this. Her running damage control to stop Kirk from doing something brash.

    She puts the letter to the side and leans back in her chair to give him a relax impression once he enters. "Come on in."

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    [Shooting Range]

    "Oh...!" Chidi looks stunned for a moment. Once he sees the grin, his eyes narrow as he peers at the goblin, trying to ascertain if she's being serious or just pulling his legs. Nonetheless, now he's promised her sushi and has to deliver.

    "Sushi's basically raw fish, but made to be delicious." He explains. On the subject of the mission, he'll turn away from the screen to look directly at her. "Wanna do the mission together?"
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    [Kirk and Dena - Damage Control]

    Kirk bursts through the door, closing it firmly behind him. "What the hell is this?" He swats the invitation down on Dena's desk.

    [Reporting In]

    At a different time, Dena receives a call in her office. If she picks up she'll be greeted by Valerie's voice. "Miss Xifhara, there's a visitor for you. She says she's with the Fourth Tower?"

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    [Kirk and Dena - Damage Control]

    Dena gestures at her own invitation. "It's Tina's idea of fun, Kirk. Calm down. Who else do you know that would do something this impulsive? You've known her long enough to know this is completely in-character for her." It takes some effort but she keeps a calm tone as she addresses him.

    [Reporting In]

    "Did she say a name?" Dena replies after a few moments. She could just check the cameras but that would require more effort than just confirming it was who she expected right now.

    "Since I'm expecting a 'diim', a plant person, called Vax."

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    [Shooting Range]

    "Fish are great. We eat a lot of fish where I come from," Olvisin says. "The grub thing is real, though. But I know topsiders don't enjoy bugs as much as we do. And sure, we can go poke around some fey together. Just be on your guard with them." She suddenly sounds more serious.
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    [Kirk and Dena - Damage Control]

    "Fun." Kirk scoffs. He paces in front of Dena's desk. "Who the hell is this Cantata anyway? She pops up out of nowhere and now suddenly they're getting 'married'. What's her angle?"

    [Reporting In]

    "Ah, she never gave a name." There's a pause. Valerie does sound a bit uncomfortable. "I think she does match the description, though."

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    [Kirk and Dena - Damage Control]

    "Fun." Dena echoes with a small smile. "I think you might have pissed her off during our dinner. I mean, it was obvious how you felt about Cantata. Everyone at the table could tell." Dena raises an eyebrow as if questioning if he thought that hadn't been obvious.

    Then she pulls out a drawer and picks up a binder. "But funny you should ask that as I've done some research." She throws the binder on the desk, sliding it to the other end. She has written a stylized title for it, "CANTATA".

    If Kirk should open it he will find several documents and photos all related to Tina's future wife.
    It appears to be a mix of job contracts, reports and simple scribbles written by Dena herself. The photos are either of a younger Cantata singing on a stage or more recent ones of her entering and leaving the MERC base. But there are also a few photos that at first glance seems to be of Magtok standing on a stage but red circles have been drawn around what seems to be Cantata moving around in the crowd surrounding him.

    "Nothing beyond the scope of what we already knew, but that includes both spying and assassinations so the bar is already pretty low. It's no doubt this gal can be dangerous if she wants to be. Especially if she can read emotions too as it isn't mentioned here." She gestures at the folder. "Though I did include a summary of the usual abilities of a empath in the back there if you're curious. Can't say how accurate that is though. Either she's spontaneously just developed it or she's managed to keep it a secret for quite a while now."

    [Reporting In]

    Dena raises an eyebrow. Why wouldn't the damn woman mention her name if she wanted to speak to her? Was that a warlock thing? Afraid that if she gave her name the freaking secretary would have power over her or something?
    She sigh internally, she would have to ask later. She hadn't exactly seen this issue arising when Val had been hired as secretary, was she simply too strange-looking?

    "Just ask her name and let her in. If she doesn't want to give it, well, whatever." Vax sounded as paranoid as she was, except in a more supernatural way. Must come from dealing with monsters as your job, you started to see them everywhere eventually.
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    [Kirk and Dena - Damage Control]

    Kirk sits and opens the folder. He flips through the first few pages, but it too agitated to give it continuous attention. "So what does she want out of Fettina? I've been thinking about this since the other night. It doesn't make any sense. She's not of consequence."

    [Reporting In]

    "I can do that." There's some muffled speech before Valerie replies again. "She says her name is Vax, a- Oh, and she's coming now."

    A few moments alter and there's a knock at the door. Vax then enters. looking much as she did before. Her face remains uncomfortable eyeless. maybe that's why Valerie sounded so off kilter. "Afternoon, Miss Xifhara. How have you been?" The diim takes a seat without being prompted.

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    [Kirk and Dena - Damage Control]

    "She's not?" Dena shakes her head. "You're underestimating Tina, Kirk. Have you even been to her apartment? That's not the kind of money you get from occasional theft. The gal's loaded and isn't shy about throwing money around. I'm sure that more than just Cantata likes to use her as a sugar-mommy."

    Dena starts collecting the files as Kirk seems to be finished with them and starts to put them back into the binder. "But there's also Tina background, her family isn't exactly poor either, and her connection to MERC through us. I mean, that Telly-bitch already kidnapped her once for exactly that reason."

    She pauses as to let all that sink in. "However, with all that in mind it seemed to me that Tina was the one with pants in that relationship and no matter how much I'd like to think her subdued manners were just an act I actually have a theory with some more evidence behind it." The gorgon meets his gaze behind her sunglasses. "Namely, Tina's pissed at you." She leans back in her chair. "You acted like a jerk against Cantata during that date so she impulsively decided to marry her just to get back at you. I mean, that's hardly the most impulsive thing she's done is it? Tina knows you better than most people too so she knew how angry you'd get."

    [Reporting In]

    One would assume that Vax got directions to Dena's office, at least the way I imagine the layout of the base with Valerie having her office near the common room and Dena being further into the base.

    Either way, Dena cautiously regard Vax as she enters. She wasn't sure if the diim either had an imperfect idea of social cues or used that perception to cut past red tape and put others on edge. Perhaps it was a bit of both.

    "Things have been just fine on my end, mrs. Teplos. Just the usual daily routine." She remarks with a small smile. "I trust things have been fine on your end as well? I would have come down to HALO if I had known you were planning to visit. I know that the climate up here isn't particularly pleasant up here." Especially to someone that appeared to be a plant.

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    [Shooting Range]

    "I've had to eat bugs when on a mission with no rations, so I know they can be good. I'd stick to my fish, though. Much more palatable to me." Chidi says, confirming that he doesn't enjoy bugs as much as she.

    When the topic shifts to work, he too grows less jokey and friendly, becoming more serious. "Roger. Let's go take the mission, then." He taps his screen to indicate that he'll accept the mission, if there's any button of the sort.

    "You know more about faeries than I do, tell me what to expect." He says, walking with Olvisin to presumably the point where they'd state their desire to take the mission.
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    [Shooting Range]

    Olvisin scratches her head as her ears flick up and down in thought.

    "There's different kinds of fairies around, but one thing is that they've got many rules. Contracts and pledges. They might seem friendly but then trap you in those. Sometimes they won't, though. But they're always unpredictable and capricious. Often fixated on one thing that they care about and not much on anything else."
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