Suddenly, a series of blue lights began to materialize one at a time. At first these lights proved difficult for Etsu to identify, but after some time they slowly began to take shape, all the while drawing ever so closer to her.
"Are these... butterflies?" Etsu wondered, extending her hand out of curiosity. She wanted to ascertain that what she was seeing was real, but she could easily cause any of these delicate beauties to disperse on contact; this was on the back of her mind as well.
A voice was then heard in the background.
The scent of fresh soil. The sound of joyful laughter. The embrace of a mother.
'Soil... Laughter... Mother?' repeating the last words of those three lines in her head, Etsu paused in thought, before reaching an epiphany, 'Wait. Is this the Greek goddess of...? An actual goddess is trying to reach out to me?!'
Sure enough, reality kicked back in for Etsu. She regained vision of that hideous monster before her, and she immediately recollected the appendage wrapped tightly around her neck. She brought her hands up to her eye level, only for the damage to her fingernails to remind her that she already tried to claw her way out... as well as how fruitless that turn out to be. There was only one thing she could do.
'Here goes...' Etsu inhaled deeply, trying accumulate as much air as she could into her lungs; she had to maximize her chances of the voice being able to hear her given the circumstances of her throat being constricted, even if that meant yelling at the top of her lungs, "DEMEEEETEEEEEEEEEEERRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR!!"
Incantation:Combat InformationSpecialization: Darkness Weapon: Void of the Fallen Souls - This weapon takes the form of an assault rifle, and is used similarly to the modern-day one. What sets this apart from the typical firearm is the type of ammunition it uses; instead of shooting bullets, it takes the souls of any monster that Melissa and Meta had ever had a hand in slaying, and fires fractions of those souls at a time in three-round bursts. Monsters struck by the Void of the Fallen Souls transform into what look to be assault rifle clips when they die, which seem to be especially made for the weapon in question. Monsters' souls are broken into 36 fractions apiece when their "clips" are inserted into the Void of the Fallen Souls for use, which may sound like a lot on paper, but in practice... not so much. Melissa tends go through her ammo supply quickly, so she has to make every shot count in order to make the most of this weapon.
The Power of Friendship: Melissa has an innate ability to make friends out of almost anyone she comes across. She'll know exactly how to cheer someone up if they're sad, any risks she takes may actually pay off in that the attacking monster may respect her enough to cease fighting, and if she can't get on a specific someone's good side, no-one can. Others tend to give Melissa lots of second chances (which she unfortunately burns through quickly because of the way she is), and she has little to no problem amassing allies and contacts. After all, what's a little more effort in communications?
Twinned Souls: Melissa's transition into a Magical Girl has, in an apparently very rare case according the Puchuu that she forged a contract with and who once used to be her patron before its unfortunate demise, split her soul into two and gave life to the separated portion of soul with its own body and mind. Enter Meta, the other half of Melissa who has fought alongside her thick and thin. They don't always seem to get along despite the former's best efforts, but when they do, Melissa and Meta can depend on each other to see a battle through.
Enhanced Weapon: Just as it says on the tin, both the Void of the Fallen Souls and Meta's fists have been enhanced for maximum damage. Grants Melissa +1 Agility and Meta +1 Strength Enhanced Outfit: Built to last, Melissa's and Meta's outfits are tougher than all the other Magical Girls' outfits. Eternal Style: Fated: Martial Training:
Recruitment Method: Contract (Flowing Outfit Chosen; Martial Training Chosen as 5th Perk)
Original Rolls: 6, 20, 10, 19, 12, 18, 14, 18, 3
Extra Rolls for Twinned Soul: 20, 16, 10
Coin Expenditures: Gold on Power Roll (Twinned Soul Acquired) Silver on Weapon Roll (Melissa's Fist Replaced for Ranged) Silver on 1st Perk Roll (Purification Artifact Replaced for Enhanced Weapon) Silver on 2nd Perk Roll (Ally Replaced for Enhanced Outfit) Bronze on Luck 3 Bronze on Agility
Headshot QuotePersonal InformationName: Meta Steinbauer Age: 12 Gender: Female
Hmm... on second thought, I'm debating changing my recruitment method from Weapon (which I had) to Contract. The only real reason I picked Weapon was so I could guarantee myself a gun, but after some more reading from the module, I realized I could get a gun anyway (or rather what could effectively work as a gun) by securing Dual Weapon as my 5th pick through Contract.
I'd have no choice but to re-roll should I commit to the change, won't I? It's fine if I do (I'm looking forward to seeing if I can re-roll Twinned Souls again, and if I miss it I've still got the Gold Coin); just asking for clarification is all.
I rolled a 6 for my Power Roll, which would net me Twinned Souls. This was all well and good, but one of the three rolls that would apply to that Twinned Soul was bad. Could I expend a Silver Coin to change anything on the Twinned Soul, or am I stuck with what I ultimately rolled for it?
Interest checked. I'm presuming I'll have to make my own rolls since I wasn't a part of the original AMG, but thankfully I have my own D20 that I can roll myself (good thing I used to play MtG :]), so that shouldn't be a problem.
I'll edit this post with the rolls I get and the CS that comes with them.
So... I just visited my grandmother this afternoon, and I'm staying at a hotel in the same town for the night so I can visit her again for her 80th birthday. I only have about half a gigabyte of internet data to work with (because typical hotel service) and, while that should be enough to make posts here and there, I may or may not be busy actually celebrating said birthday. So if yo don't happen to see a post today or tomorrow, that'll be way.
That said, I'll try to get a post in right now. Whether anything sticks is another story though :/