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by Ham
Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] It's a Thriller - Chapter 2
Replies: 138
Views: 4125

Re: [The Gentle Breeze] It's a Thriller - Chapter 2

Kikyo wanted to materialize when the fight began but something in her mind kept her from doing so. They were not here to waste the Lord, but instead to force a discussion. The weapon she was issued stayed cold. There was no fight here. She was certain the polearms that were being brought to bear aga...
by Ham
Thu Oct 31, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Knights of Kowloon
Topic: [Knights of Kowloon CH 4: 1] The New Prisinor
Replies: 4
Views: 153

Re: [Knights of Kowloon CH 4: 1] The New Prisinor

"You waste all this time getting here and you forget you fuckin' snacks," He shouldered his axe and took a step forward. "What the fuck took you so long you bastard?" The Ranger's voice was almost gone. His sunken eyes locked on to the single Amber eye that looked to his. Emotion filled his mind and...
by Ham
Thu Oct 31, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: In Setting Roleplay
Topic: [Star Dragon] Starbright
Replies: 34
Views: 889

Re: [Star Dragon] Starbright

Monika shook her head to Midnight, "It's too risky. If anything, this just put a timer on our touchdown. We need to get to this tower." Her mind was racing, Alliance teams were always quick to act when fired upon but it wasn't in their nature to shoot first unless ordered to. She swallowed hard for ...
by Ham
Thu Oct 31, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] It's a Thriller - Chapter 2
Replies: 138
Views: 4125

Re: [The Gentle Breeze] It's a Thriller - Chapter 2

Kikyo's body silently disappeared, exposing just her head. Shestayed towards the rear like she was told. She sent a simple text response to Royama that simply read "Sorry." She willed her helmet to form and in a heatbeat was just a set of IFF numbers being transmitted. Across the comms she spoke qui...
by Ham
Sun Oct 20, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] It's a Thriller - Chapter 2
Replies: 138
Views: 4125

Re: [The Gentle Breeze] It's a Thriller - Chapter 2

Stadt der Anfänge Lord’s Keep Kikyo, still next to the angel, barked up hearing Mei Xing's voice across the comm link. "Hold fire." The squad's resident Catgirl sauntered forward to the guards. Her violet eyes met the one who had shouted and seemed to look through him. She let her voice drop slightl...
by Ham
Sun Oct 06, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: In Setting Roleplay
Topic: [Star Dragon] Starbright
Replies: 34
Views: 889

Re: [Star Dragon] Starbright

Monika yelled out but was cut off by Astilla's fire. "NO! They could be survivors! Schieß!" The Reichmänner had little in the way of cover available to her and if this devolved into a gunfight she'd need to move hard and fast into the rubble. She had the feeling that it couldn't be slavers or pirate...
by Ham
Wed Oct 02, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: Knights of Kowloon
Topic: [Knights of Kowloon CH 4: 1] The New Prisinor
Replies: 4
Views: 153

Re: [Knights of Kowloon CH 4: 1] The New Inmate

Dallas rubbed freezing sweat from his forehead with a ragged and jittery left arm. He attempted to stand up straight as he heard the translator's words. "We don't... are you new here?" His voice was a broken, gravelly shroud of what it had been. His sunken eyes attempted to find the figure to find w...
by Ham
Mon Sep 30, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: In Setting Roleplay
Topic: [Star Dragon] Starbright
Replies: 34
Views: 889

Re: [Star Dragon] Starbright

Monika shot a pitch-black glare in Astilla's direction. "That is a terrible thing to say. It's insensitive and disgusting." She shook her head before going back to looking through the destroyed buildings and rubble while trying not to step in any corpses. Her eyes continuously swept the remains of b...
by Ham
Mon Sep 30, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: In Setting Roleplay
Topic: [Star Dragon] Starbright
Replies: 34
Views: 889

Re: [Star Dragon] Starbright

Monika walked out the back of the shuttle and out into the ashy, depressing land that was once a place of living. Her weapon was shouldered and her pointed ears seemed to twitch with every sound. She walked up to Aiyana's side with a solemn expression and stayed around an arms length from her, prote...
by Ham
Fri Sep 27, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] It's a Thriller - Chapter 2
Replies: 138
Views: 4125

Re: [The Gentle Breeze] It's a Thriller - Chapter 2

Ignoring everyone, Kikyo waited to be at the very end of the group. She did however walk to Rikka and place a hand over the Angel's. "I like where your head is at, but an unsteady hand is far from a peace-tie." The catgirl's violet eyes seemed to bore sweet, adorable holes of purple energy into the ...
by Ham
Thu Sep 05, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] It's a Thriller - Chapter 2
Replies: 138
Views: 4125

Re: [The Gentle Breeze] It's a Thriller - Chapter 2

Kikyo's eyes twitched as her attempts at diplomacy fell into lunacy. Her voice growled over the squads comms, "All of you, hold your bullshit. Keep all your traps shut and locked." Her violet eyes were alight with anger but her face was blank. All a facade to keep her visual cool to the undead champ...
by Ham
Fri Aug 23, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] Girl Talk - Chapter 2-1
Replies: 0
Views: 136

[The Gentle Breeze] Girl Talk - Chapter 2-1

Sometime after Chapter 2 where zombies and stuff happened… Calling it a barrack was farthest from the truth. It all ended up much more like a college dorm than what it was supposed to be. The only difference was that each person slept in the same room and all shared one bathroom. It was hectic for ...
by Ham
Fri Aug 23, 2019 7:27 am
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] It's a Thriller - Chapter 2
Replies: 138
Views: 4125

Re: [The Gentle Breeze] It's a Thriller - Chapter 2

Kikyo let her weapon cool down for the moment. It's whine whirring down as the plasma bolt was cycled back into the battery. "We were asked to er," she looked for the right word and she blankly gestured to the city itself, "clear undead. What I didn't know is this world's level of magic. It seems yo...
by Ham
Fri Aug 23, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: In Setting Roleplay
Topic: [Star Dragon] Starbright
Replies: 34
Views: 889

Re: [Star Dragon] Starbright

Monika smiled warmly to Aiyana, "Bitte." Her eyes then went to the outside projections of pure and utter destruction. "Zis does not look like zimple zlavers. Zis ist heavy ordnance." She gave a concerned look to Bronzi before walking to the tail end of the shuttle where she had stashed her weapon of...
by Ham
Mon Aug 19, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: In Setting Roleplay
Topic: [Star Dragon] Starbright
Replies: 34
Views: 889

Re: [Star Dragon] Starbright

Monika took off her leather Unterraumboote jacket, draping it over the frightened Aiyana. "Herr Bronzi, are there any trails we can pick up from ze Chimera? Maybe ze are still fresh enough to get vessel types from." Her history in the Kaiserreich's Navy had taught her many things about subspace trai...
by Ham
Sat Aug 17, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] It's a Thriller - Chapter 2
Replies: 138
Views: 4125

Re: [The Gentle Breeze] It's a Thriller - Chapter 2

Kikyo stepped forward after Rikka; weapon in one hand, dulling axe in the other. She stepped up her pace and passed the angel, she passed the battering Viz and her wielder Wu. She spoke softly over internal comms. "Hold, I want information first. I refuse to leave here knowing nothing." She made sur...
by Ham
Thu Aug 15, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] It's a Thriller - Chapter 2
Replies: 138
Views: 4125

Re: [The Gentle Breeze] It's a Thriller - Chapter 2

Kikyo followed around the center, her head on a constant swivel. She had begun to notice something. These undead were far from hostile. If someone wasn't from here, they might have thought this normal. Well, normal ish. She didn't aim her weapon at any of them, instead she spoke into the squad's int...
by Ham
Fri Aug 02, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] It's a Thriller - Chapter 2
Replies: 138
Views: 4125

Re: [The Gentle Breeze] It's a Thriller - Chapter 2

Kikyo closed her eyes from the extremely bright light that filled her vision. She went to get up but hit the cobblestone as fast as she could when she heard the demanding FWOOOOMP of Rikka's emblazoned spear fly above her. She didn't wait for an explosion she just clambered through the dust, ending ...
by Ham
Mon Jul 22, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] It's a Thriller - Chapter 2
Replies: 138
Views: 4125

Re: [The Gentle Breeze] It's a Thriller - Chapter 2

Kikyo hit the ground with a thud, her head feeling like it had been hit with a small hammer. She could still feel her axe-hand. It was tight with the head's jaw locked around her wrist and a very similar pressure about midway up her arm. Melee was no use, the separated parts meant nothing different ...
by Ham
Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] It's a Thriller - Chapter 2
Replies: 138
Views: 4125

Re: [The Gentle Breeze] It's a Thriller - Chapter 2

Kikyo had been quiet, having landed on her feet before getting behind. She had begun to speak before she witnessed the whole Angel versus Demon item and then was cut off by Wu's weapon discharge. "Dammit! Stop wasting ordnance! You'll just get a horde to bear down on us! Let alone these archers!" Sh...
by Ham
Wed Jul 03, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] It's a Thriller - Chapter 2
Replies: 138
Views: 4125

Re: [The Gentle Breeze] It's a Thriller - Chapter 2

Kikyo adjusted the hairband holding her hair back in a ponytail, rolling her eyes when Viz spoke. She walked towards the other side of the battlement closest to the township itself. Her eyes scanned the roads and buildings, the cogs in her head beginning to whirr. Distance would mean much more undea...
by Ham
Thu Jun 27, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1
Replies: 131
Views: 14254

Re: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1

Kikyo didn't like being grabbed, her irises shrunk ten-fold and her ears went up wild. She no longer cared that they might still be in earshot. She swung for the priestess' gut hard. "I'm done with your mouth. I'm done with your recklessness. I am done with you! . Grabbing at her hair, she intended ...
by Ham
Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1
Replies: 131
Views: 14254

Re: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1

Kikyo had a gut feeling that Ellie wouldn't like seeing her. She felt a shiver go up her spine. She guarded this feeling by simply nodding to Sif as she answered her questions. "It makes sense, I kinda know how they work as I had to use one a while back but I was never good at it and it was also dam...
by Ham
Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1
Replies: 131
Views: 14254

Re: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1

"Will any of us eventually get a rig like that?" Kikyo gestured to the Tiger's armor with a questioning flick of her wrist. She obviously trusted her hand-held weapon, it was comforting, but with armor like that stuff could be more easily done. Possibly just with the sheer fear one of the suits put ...
by Ham
Sun Jun 09, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: Knights of Kowloon
Topic: 2 - 05 Shadow of the Empire
Replies: 7
Views: 1177

Re: 2 - 05 Shadow of the Empire

Lukina hit the ground just as Dallas swung his pick into the rock ahead of him and for a moment he didn't notice. It was only when he looked to where she had been only seconds before that he dropped his pick. His thoughts of purgatory were stemmed for now, there were more important things to do. "Da...
by Ham
Sun Jun 09, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: The Forgotten
Topic: [WCS La Lueur - 3015 GSC] In Shadows
Replies: 11
Views: 1603

Re: [WCS La Lueur - 3015 GSC] In Shadows

Yelran simply held her up, nodding to the Tianshi pilots and Marit. "She'll be fine. On my honor." After everyone left he commenced the dredging and weighted walk through the [i[La Lueur's[/i] ramshackle corridors, Ember leaned up against his left shoulder and suspended with his right arm. The walk ...
by Ham
Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: Roses of Whitemeadow
Topic: [Prelude] An Old Man's Trials
Replies: 0
Views: 273

[Prelude] An Old Man's Trials

3020 GSC The colony world of Sansei in the Rarjuni system had always been a minor jewel. The farmlands that dotted the landscape around the temperate majority of the world. Farther north than the equators laid a range of mountains that acted like a massive wall against the frozen snow and ice that ...
by Ham
Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: The Forgotten
Topic: [WCS La Lueur - 3015 GSC] In Shadows
Replies: 11
Views: 1603

Re: [WCS La Lueur - 3015 GSC] In Shadows

Yelran immediately dropped his hand, the concern lighting his eyes beginning to fade. "Well, it's sealed. That's what matters now. We can fix our rag tag ragamuffin fleet. Now show me that wound." Yelran motioned with one of his hands towards where the first aid kit was supposed to be in this room. ...
by Ham
Thu Jun 06, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1
Replies: 131
Views: 14254

Re: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1

Way in the back of the room, having been way too focused on combing her own hair, Kikyo finally piped up. "There were a fair few devices that allowed one to experience being in that kind of situation without actually being in one." Her violet eyes were catching the light of the room a bit more than ...
by Ham
Mon May 27, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1
Replies: 131
Views: 14254

Re: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1

Kikyo had stayed on the head end of the dropship for the entire flight. After regaining control of herself, she had retracted her helmet and proceeded to spend fifteen minutes straight undoing her helmet hair. Once they touched down, she stayed towards the back of the group as half usher and half sk...
by Ham
Fri May 24, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1
Replies: 131
Views: 14254

Re: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1

Kikyo paid no attention to the tree, her mind was already flooded enough. She heard Sif's flat voice echo across the clearing and her ears perked up at the word "questions." The catgirl's voice called up as she began to walk towards the landing dropship. Her Taianese accent was thickened to hide her...
by Ham
Tue May 21, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1
Replies: 131
Views: 14254

Re: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1

Kikyo was tired, stressed, and now uncomfortably tense. The flaming spear-wielder was a threat, but she reminded her of the Angels of Liang that she had been read to about when she was really young. Even then, she had heard stories from travelers about their prowess. She bet her money that this had ...
by Ham
Wed May 15, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: The Forgotten
Topic: [WCS La Lueur - 3015 GSC] In Shadows
Replies: 11
Views: 1603

Re: [WCS La Lueur - 3015 GSC] In Shadows

Yelran dared not break eye contact with her. "Are you absolutely sure?" He felt odd that it was pointing at him. It made him swallow hard. His eyes were locked on the point where the creature's eyes were supposed to be and his hand slowly eased off of his sidearm. If it was phasing back in, he didn'...
by Ham
Tue May 07, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1
Replies: 131
Views: 14254

Re: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1

Kikyo screamed into her microphone towards Viz, knowing that she wouldn't hear it. "You damned praiseslut! Why didn't you say this earlier instead of trying to get attention!" Her weapon seemed to hum with her anger as her mind went silently to work about making adjustments and suggestions on killsh...
by Ham
Sun May 05, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: Wiki Workshop
Topic: Imperial Colonies of New Terra/ INCL / 5/19
Replies: 8
Views: 1058

Re: Imperial Colonies of New Terra

I, for one, agree with Bullroarer. Plain and simple. The entire community on this site is fragile and has always been. Some stuff never gets used more than twice is some cases and if we just continue to add to that list we'll begin to make just building things the new status quo. I, at least, came h...
by Ham
Thu May 02, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1
Replies: 131
Views: 14254

Re: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1

Kikyo did as she was instructed, but nevertheless tightened the grip on her weapon slightly. She suddenly didn't like the situation more than she hadn't liked it twenty minutes ago. Her eyes darted around the data, making it look like the she was either having a small fit or looking at a great many ...
by Ham
Fri Apr 26, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Setting Discussion
Topic: Space U-Boats - The Current Plan.
Replies: 1
Views: 338

Space U-Boats - The Current Plan.

Wiki Page Here is the current wiki page as well as all of my tech notes on the vessel. It currently is in heavy WIP but the plan is currently working on my end. TECHNICALITY KEY: Regular Space: Current metaphor for regular space. This is where planets, ships, and people live. Normal Space: Same as ...
by Ham
Mon Apr 22, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1
Replies: 131
Views: 14254

Re: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1

Kikyo's eyes were wide and she tried to stammer out some sort of response but instead maintained silence. She stowed her multitool and took calm and delegated steps back. Once about eight feet back she simply stopped and stood motionless. She didn't think it would hurt, she was only trying to test t...
by Ham
Wed Apr 17, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Tomes of history
Topic: Denizens of The Shattered Universe
Replies: 45
Views: 3742

Re: Denizens of The Shattered Universe

Monika shouldered her weapon again as the now-exposed slavers closed on the two now apparent escapees. She spoke up in her quiet and dominant accent through her in-ear radio. "Don't move, I'm lining u-" Before she could finish the loud report of the Kiwomian's scattergun blew past her knife-edge ear...
by Ham
Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: The Forgotten
Topic: [WCS La Lueur - 3015 GSC] In Shadows
Replies: 11
Views: 1603

Re: [The Forgotten] In Shadows

Yelran was gripping his sidearm to the point of making his knuckles stark white. "Ember..." The man's eyes were locked on the creature and he found himself staring into its eyes. He didn't like what he saw. He had abandoned faith a long time ago but he was putting all of his cards onto the table. If...
by Ham
Sun Apr 07, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: Knights of Kowloon
Topic: 2 - 05 Shadow of the Empire
Replies: 7
Views: 1177

Re: 2 - 05 Shadow of the Empire

Dallas had already resumed his mining, the bags under his eyes visible even under the low light. "It won't work. Something's not right about the place." He leaned against his pickaxe and gestured across the entire shaft. "No guard in sight. They're arrogant enough to not watch us from behind our sho...
by Ham
Sun Apr 07, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Kowloon Territories
Topic: [Kowloon] He was an Arizona Ranger
Replies: 41
Views: 4741

Re: [Kowloon] He was an Arizona Ranger

The man was quiet for a long moment, chewing his food in silence as the westerly winds began quietly whispering against the distant trees. There were pros and cons to each decision, but there was something that he felt was suddenly calling him. Yes he hated his old lifestyle, he hated the constant c...
by Ham
Thu Apr 04, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1
Replies: 131
Views: 14254

Re: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1

Kikyo's stance tightened as Sif's voice played in hear head. With that, she stopped her approach and held a clenched fist to signal it to Royama and Fu. She looked around the small girl at the tree to which she was bound. It was puzzling to her how this magic tree was keeping her here. The fact that...
by Ham
Sun Mar 31, 2019 5:59 am
Forum: Kowloon Territories
Topic: [Kowloon] He was an Arizona Ranger
Replies: 41
Views: 4741

Re: [Kowloon] He was an Arizona Ranger

Dallas was quiet while he got his food and tuned the stove to just keep everything warm, room and all. The expression on his face was somber as he sat down across from Gol. "I died on that battlefield to get to Gor Gozan, and through some sort of god I was brought back. Instead of getting to contemp...
by Ham
Thu Mar 28, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Kowloon Territories
Topic: [Kowloon] He was an Arizona Ranger
Replies: 41
Views: 4741

Re: [Kowloon] He was an Arizona Ranger

Dallas grinned as he placed a slab of cooked meat on to a plate. "It's either that or you wear the horse's spare bit and bridle. Besides, I think you'd look good in pink, not a collar but maybe a dress or something else real nice. Here, come and eat. Vegetables should be about done too. It's nothing...
by Ham
Sat Mar 23, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Kowloon Territories
Topic: [Kowloon] He was an Arizona Ranger
Replies: 41
Views: 4741

Re: [Kowloon] He was an Arizona Ranger

Bearing a set of tongs he was using, he spoke up over the rousing hiss that told Gol that he was flipping meat. "Dog collars, Vice slave collars, iron vests, shock clothing, all sorts of weird shit. A dog collar is all I got, and it's simple enough to work." He was still dead set on cooking, but he ...
by Ham
Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Alliance Territories
Topic: [[IAS L. Ericsson Ep.1]] Scientific Survey
Replies: 21
Views: 2370

Re: [[IAS L. Ericsson Ep.1]] Scientific Survey

As Christoph plotted a course and waited for the course line to plot, he nodded. "Plotting course ma'am." The bridge seemed to be growing popular. The Yard Captain had not allowed a single soul over the numbered watch to stand on his bridge. He guessed it was because he'd been on line ships since th...
by Ham
Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Kowloon Territories
Topic: [Kowloon] He was an Arizona Ranger
Replies: 41
Views: 4741

Re: [Kowloon] He was an Arizona Ranger

In fact, it was as if the man had cleaned the whole place while she'd showered. The front end of the trailer smelled of flank steak and vegetables. The couch had been tidied, a khaki-colored blanket ever tempting sitting folded on one end along with a actually comforting looking pillow. Dallas had t...
by Ham
Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Alliance Territories
Topic: [[IAS L. Ericsson Ep.1]] Scientific Survey
Replies: 21
Views: 2370

Re: [[IAS L. Ericsson Ep.1]] Scientific Survey

Christoph was on the helm, having been one of the six helmsmen assigned to the ship. He was an odd one, an outlier that extended throughout the entire officer's corps of the fleet. He may have been the sixth helmsman of the Lief Ericsson but he was only the twelfth Reichmann to enter service with th...
by Ham
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Kowloon Territories
Topic: [Kowloon] He was an Arizona Ranger
Replies: 41
Views: 4741

Re: [Kowloon] He was an Arizona Ranger

Dallas gave a rough "Ha," as he grinned almost ear to ear. "That'd work. Not every son of a bitch is gonna want to die in some gunfight at the edge of the universe." He pushed off the counter with a slight shove, the trailer giving a barely noticeable rock as his feet his the linoleum floor that mar...