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by Noodles
Tue Oct 15, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] It's a Thriller - Chapter 2
Replies: 93
Views: 2530

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

Stadt der Anfänge Barricade Royama chewed on her cheek for a few moments- thinking intently on the crone's words with a hand on her hip, "You make a fair point- but I'd rather not spare the time to try and rummage around for something to throw on. I'll put the word in with Sakamoto that it would pr...
by Noodles
Thu Oct 03, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] It's a Thriller - Chapter 2
Replies: 93
Views: 2530

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

"Jayden, please don't step on people- and Viz, be nice to people for the love of God. You're going to get the rest of us in trouble if you talk to everyone like that and the last thing we need is to get anyone else upset with us if we're going to get through the rest of the mission smoothly." Royama...
by Noodles
Fri Sep 20, 2019 6:05 am
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] It's a Thriller - Chapter 2
Replies: 93
Views: 2530

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

Royama put her hands on her hips as she took stock of the situation- clearly, either decision she made was going to upset at least a handful of people, but deciding to take the nuclear option had the potential to cause a whole lot more harm than it would prevent with potential for squad casualties. ...
by Noodles
Fri Sep 13, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] It's a Thriller - Chapter 2
Replies: 93
Views: 2530

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

Royama narrowed her eyes and placed her head in her hands. She was nearing the end of her patience with a handful of her squadmates, "Wu. Kikyo isn't the person you should be seeking confirmation from for doing /anything/. Don't make me separate the two of you." Only half-joking by the tone of her v...
by Noodles
Sun Sep 08, 2019 4:36 am
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] It's a Thriller - Chapter 2
Replies: 93
Views: 2530

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

Royama squinted her eyes and tilted her head at Kikyo- although plenty of her attention was still devoted to the newest arrival to their impromptu meeting, "Slow your roll, Kikyo, None of that was necessary." The Doctor scolded, the irritation in her voice-controlled, but obviously present. But once...
by Noodles
Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] It's a Thriller - Chapter 2
Replies: 93
Views: 2530

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

Stadt der Anfänge, A Stand-Off- But mostly only for Rikka "Can you actually hear yourself talk, Rikka? These 'undead' are clearly at least sapient enough to be having this conversation with us without resorting to violence. The only people that have really been violent in the course of our visit- a...
by Noodles
Mon Aug 19, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] It's a Thriller - Chapter 2
Replies: 93
Views: 2530

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

Stadt der Anfänge, A Stand Off- Sorta Royama squinted her eyes at Kikyo, taking note that clearly the girl had a penchant for theatrics, but if got everyone's attention and perhaps got a few questions answered- then who was she to question Kikyo's methods? However strange and amusing the doctor mig...
by Noodles
Thu Aug 08, 2019 6:37 am
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] It's a Thriller - Chapter 2
Replies: 93
Views: 2530

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

Royama snorted- looks like Viz had already left a lasting impression on the two newer members of the squad. It was nice to see she was already making friends, "No- We can't leave her. Think of her as a mascot? No matter how dumb or useless they can come across as- they're important in their own righ...
by Noodles
Mon Jul 29, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] It's a Thriller - Chapter 2
Replies: 93
Views: 2530

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

Royama squinted her eyes- thinking hard about what she had just witnessed. The dome- but more importantly the way the zombies were acting towards the group. They weren't even really trying to turn or eat Kikyo, by the looks of things. In fact, they really seemed more annoyed by her presence than any...
by Noodles
Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] It's a Thriller - Chapter 2
Replies: 93
Views: 2530

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

Royama, who up until this point, had been very busy trying to scan just about everything she could- having her attention split between being the Squad's Field Researcher and Medic swallowed up her ability to keep up with conversation up until the point that she had the entirety of the squad she now ...
by Noodles
Fri Jun 21, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1
Replies: 131
Views: 12839

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

Royama had done well to restrain herself from knocking the noisy priestess around- and was glad to see that Rikka and Kikyo had handled it for her. It seems that all it took to get her to shut up was a little knock to the head. Not totally unlike an alarm clock set to snooze- and like an alarm clock...
by Noodles
Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1
Replies: 131
Views: 12839

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

Royama found Rikka's curiosity to be amusing- endearing even- enough so that she would occasionally take it upon herself to answer Rikka's questions. There was something refreshing explaining the things that she was so used to someone who spent their time running around in metal armor swinging aroun...
by Noodles
Sat May 25, 2019 1:52 am
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1
Replies: 131
Views: 12839

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

"Viz. If you don't shush I'm going to put you in an extreme state of 'sleepytime' and I'm not even going to use any chemicals to do it. You even utter so much as a vague insult in the direction of the girl and I will personally piledrive you into the ground so hard that you'll see little stars like...
by Noodles
Tue May 21, 2019 11:04 pm
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1
Replies: 131
Views: 12839

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

Royama kept up her intense, aggressive stance for another couple of seconds after Rikka's apology- but soon after relented and let herself relax. The doctor let out a long, calming breath, "Fair. I wouldn't exactly say that we're 'The Good Guys', but we are filling the role at the moment." She expla...
by Noodles
Wed May 15, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1
Replies: 131
Views: 12839

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

Royama stared. Her entire posture changed from non-threatening and gentle to 'You've got to be shitting me'. She threw her arms up in the air and motioned between the heavily armored angel-woman and her squad. The much smaller woman's arms flailed about in the air silently for another few seconds b...
by Noodles
Fri May 10, 2019 12:28 am
Forum: IAS Edward Deming
Topic: Chapter 21: A more perfect (Gartagen) Union
Replies: 44
Views: 3293

Re: Chapter 21: A more perfect (Gartagen) Union

Customs Checkpoint- Way in the back Kala had made sure to look presentable. The Doctor had put on her full duty uniform- jacket and all. It seemed too much to wear her dress uniform- she needed to be able to do her job with relative comfort should things go south. She knew she was along for the rid...
by Noodles
Thu May 09, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: In Setting Roleplay
Topic: [Wild Heart] Wine and Dine
Replies: 12
Views: 1460

Re: [Wild Heart] Wine and Dine

"Don't touch anything." Ellie huffed, "The last thing we need to do is disturb the crime scene. The more things get moved around the harder it's going to be to piece things together. That includes the underwear and the comic books. Granted..." She began to trail off as she moved in to take a closer ...
by Noodles
Thu May 09, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: In Setting Roleplay
Topic: [Wild Heart] Wine and Dine
Replies: 12
Views: 1460

Re: [Wild Heart] Wine and Dine

Ellie nodded, feeling quite content with Ylfa's Ylfa's response. She had come specifically to go on a date and had no plans to do any work, hell she had kept all of her usual equipment at home. The only thing she had on her was a concealed sidearm and her badge, but she neve left home without those....
by Noodles
Thu May 09, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1
Replies: 131
Views: 12839

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

Royama held up her hand at Kikyo- 'hard stop'. She was already frustrated and the irritating childish behavior from her squasmates was wearing down her nerves. The Doctor turned back towards Ellie- the actual tree part specifically- and started an approach. She moved slowly, but deliberately. "Ellie...
by Noodles
Sun May 05, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: IAS Edward Deming
Topic: Chapter 21: A more perfect (Gartagen) Union
Replies: 44
Views: 3293

Re: Chapter 21: A more perfect (Gartagen) Union

Medical Bay "I'm very familiar with Gartagen culture and customs- just as well as I know of their biology. I'm suitably prepared to treat any boo-boos any of the crew might sustain while we're attempting to be 'diplomatic'." Kala snorted while waving her hands about dismissively. She began to eyeba...
by Noodles
Thu May 02, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: IAS Edward Deming
Topic: Chapter 21: A more perfect (Gartagen) Union
Replies: 44
Views: 3293

Re: Chapter 21: A more perfect (Gartagen) Union

Medical Bay "Jesus Christ." Kala huffed with absolute exasperation. Always with the the hugs and attention, she didn't even give her own family the time of day for that sort of physical contact let alone the alien bug that she shared a living space with- or rather, wouldn't if she didn't feel so da...
by Noodles
Wed May 01, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1
Replies: 131
Views: 12839

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

Good gods. She wasn't sure if this whole 'little girl' was some sort of charade- and the whole thing was meant to draw in the unsuspecting , or if in some way this plant-thing really did have the mentality of a little girl and the rotting human remains were the leftovers of a little girl's carelessn...
by Noodles
Wed Apr 24, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1
Replies: 131
Views: 12839

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

Royama had started to continue to very, very slowly move closer to Ellie- to make sure that the 'little girl' was uninjured, however, her suit sensors informing her of the scent of rot made her stop dead in her tracks. Suddenly her attention was drawn away from the girl and more towards the tree its...
by Noodles
Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:39 am
Forum: IAS Edward Deming
Topic: Chapter 20: Under New Management
Replies: 69
Views: 5184

Re: Chapter 20: Under New Management

Kala scrunched up her nose in mild disgust, but nodded her head at the Captain with some degree of respect, "Alright, I can get him a list. Maybe we can get some semblance of something that might resemble a functioning medical bay. Going to have to be careful with most of what's already in there, th...
by Noodles
Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1
Replies: 131
Views: 12839

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

"Good god, Kikyo- Fall back, and put that damn knife away. Why in the world would you think that was even a remotely good idea. I'm trying to get her to calm down and trust us." Royama scolded, shaking her head with frustration. She let out a long, calming breath and inched forwards towards Ellie un...
by Noodles
Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: IAS Edward Deming
Topic: Chapter 20: Under New Management
Replies: 69
Views: 5184

Re: Chapter 20: Under New Management

IAS Edward Deming Hallway The loud, furious clacking of boots hitting the floor at a too-quick pace was getting louder and louder and although it was mostly drowned out by all the commotion from the goings on in front of Soffy's room it was undoubtedly present to any with sharp ears. Kala, the afor...
by Noodles
Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: In Setting Roleplay
Topic: [Wild Heart] Breaking the Ice
Replies: 10
Views: 1301

Re: [Wild Heart] Breaking the Ice

"Ah, yes. This is very true. I get the very same feeling about places that try to serve everything. There are just some things you should stay away from- like pizza served in buffets, especially when pizza doesn't fit the culture they're trying to sell to you that they're representative of. I unders...
by Noodles
Sat Mar 30, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: In Setting Roleplay
Topic: [Wild Heart] Breaking the Ice
Replies: 10
Views: 1301

Re: [Wild Heart] Breaking the Ice

Ki nodded, occasionally glancing at Jill so that the other woman could be certain that she was being listened to as she spoke while her green haired date tried to find the pair a place to eat. It would be much easier, and for more comfortable for them to properly talk and get to know one another onc...
by Noodles
Fri Mar 29, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: In Setting Roleplay
Topic: [Wild Heart] Wine and Dine
Replies: 12
Views: 1460

Re: [Wild Heart] Wine and Dine

Ellie raised an eyebrow at Ylfa and then looked back down at their table- and then back up at Ylfa. She let out a long, breathy sigh and nodded her head, "I trust you about as far as I can throw you- which I reckon is at least a couple of yards, I'll come help you. However, you owe me another dinner...
by Noodles
Mon Mar 25, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1
Replies: 131
Views: 12839

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

Royama looked between her squad and Ellie- She was going to have to play this smart if they wanted to end up with the best possible outcome. She doubted evaporating this plant-girl was the smartest thing to do, but it was definitely a good backup plan in case things went south. "We could ask you the...
by Noodles
Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Alliance Territories
Topic: [[IAS L. Ericsson Ep.1]] Scientific Survey
Replies: 21
Views: 2099

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

Another joined those who were on the bridge- an elephant in the room, though in uniform rather than in species. The lab-coat adorned officer took her place out of the way, but well within view of the action. It wasn't her job to deal with the Ship's instruments, but it was likely that the results wo...
by Noodles
Thu Mar 14, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: In Setting Roleplay
Topic: [Wild Heart] Wine and Dine
Replies: 12
Views: 1460

Re: [Wild Heart] Wine and Dine

Ellie nodded, looking satisfied with Ylfa's answer- enough so that she didn't push the matter any further, "Fair enough, the honesty is appreciated regardless." She shrugged, leaning forward against the table as she plucked a cracker from the table. "Me becoming a Marshal is a fairly long story if I...
by Noodles
Fri Feb 22, 2019 1:39 am
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1
Replies: 131
Views: 12839

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

"Oh, yes. Force of habit. Still getting used to equipment I've never used before. Thank you for the heads up." Royama said, sounding quite pleasant despite how actually increasingly annoyed she had become with the entire squad, but mostly Viz who's pompous holier-than-thou attitude was increasingly ...
by Noodles
Wed Feb 20, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: In Setting Roleplay
Topic: [Wild Heart] Wine and Dine
Replies: 12
Views: 1460

Re: [Wild Heart] Wine and Dine

Ellie scrunched up her nose and let out a laugh, "You really don't have to go on about this place. I know all about the goings on here, maybe not as much as you, but certainly more than most. It's part of the job- but what I don't know much about is you." She said with a shrug, "Granted, that ain't ...
by Noodles
Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1
Replies: 131
Views: 12839

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

Royama listened to Lin Fu while she began to inspect the locals, being sure to be as non-threatening as possible. Their state of being was concerning, but curious. Having dealt mostly with 2nd Class Tai-Pan citizens she rarely had seen anything worse than a nasty rash, this was an exciting opportuni...
by Noodles
Tue Jan 29, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1
Replies: 131
Views: 12839

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

Royama, who had been silent up until this point, had seen enough. Sif clearly was set in trying to make the squad make their own decisions, although she wasn't entirely sure if she saw it as some sort of game or if she truly thought that this mess was the best way to teach them. Either way, the doct...
by Noodles
Thu Jan 17, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: In Setting Roleplay
Topic: [Wild Heart] Breaking the Ice
Replies: 10
Views: 1301

Re: [Wild Heart] Breaking the Ice

"Excellent!" Ki responded with all the same enthusiasm as she had greeted Jill with- and while Jill was interested in all the swan-themed decor, Ki's mind hand wandered more towards her current mission of feeding the both of them. It wasn't that she didn't notice them, because she did, it was more t...
by Noodles
Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:59 am
Forum: In Setting Roleplay
Topic: [Wild Heart] Wine and Dine
Replies: 12
Views: 1460

Re: [Wild Heart] Wine and Dine

"Oh dear! How awfully considerate of you, and although I do believe I make enough to afford to dine here- I will graciously accept your offer. It would be awfully rude of me to decline!" The Face of the Marshal Corps' 'famous' thick, 'western' American accent had been seamlessly replaced with an acc...
by Noodles
Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: In Setting Roleplay
Topic: [Wild Heart] Breaking the Ice
Replies: 10
Views: 1301

Re: [Wild Heart] Breaking the Ice

Ki furrowed her brow for a moment, but just as soon raised it as she laughed- and quite freely- at Jill's joke, "I wasn't expecting someone with a sense of humor! Those sorts of people seem to be in shorter supply than I'd like." She noted, "I'm Kiko Ayane, but you can call me Ki!" She put her hands...
by Noodles
Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: In Setting Roleplay
Topic: [Wild Heart] Breaking the Ice
Replies: 10
Views: 1301

Re: [Wild Heart] Breaking the Ice

Ki had been looking forward to her blind date before she had even found out where and what it was going to be! She met lots of interesting people all the time at her restaurant on Port Endeavor, however, people rarely stayed long and were generally more interested in their own conversations than sta...
by Noodles
Mon Dec 31, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1
Replies: 131
Views: 12839

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

"Calling us Tainese is like saying a butterfly is a roach, but that was a good speech nonetheless- hopefully you're as good at doing your job as you are giving speeches, we'll be in and out in minutes." Royama said with a raise of her brow, "You might be soldiers, but most of you lack real experienc...
by Noodles
Thu Dec 27, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: General Communications
Topic: IC Valentine's Day Date Roulette ! (FULL- Dates Announced)
Replies: 13
Views: 2607

Re: IC Valentine's Day Date Roulette !

I'll toss in

Kiko Ki
Ellie MacIver
Mairi Grizelda Kinnon

Hate to miss out on the fun!
by Noodles
Thu Dec 20, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1
Replies: 131
Views: 12839

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

Royama took the time she had been provided by having essentially what she had just said repeated and compounded on to grab herself a bunk and settle in. The doctor settled on a bed as far away from the delusional priestess as she could possibly manage. Eventually she'd have to talk with her, but tha...
by Noodles
Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:08 am
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1
Replies: 131
Views: 12839

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

"Royama, actually. It's Doctor Roya- Nevermind, it doesn't matter. " Dai huffed, hands moving to take firm grip onto her own hips, "Completely unacceptable behavior from both of you." Kikyo was the first of the two to receive the business end of the doctor's glare, "You're not here to follow her, sh...
by Noodles
Sun Nov 25, 2018 8:11 am
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1
Replies: 131
Views: 12839

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

Royama shrugged, she hadn't expected much formality out of the group- if anything she was impressed by the small amount of respect there did seem to be. Although, perhaps it was fear, shock, or confusion rather than respect. Regardless Royama had made a choice and no doubt had to live with it. Grant...
by Noodles
Sun Nov 18, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1
Replies: 131
Views: 12839

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

Dai was really on a roll with the bad decisions on this particular day- of all the days to be making back-to-back bad decisions- but she just couldn't help herself. "You should take her!" The labcoat wearing woman answered, as bold as ever, "She's big- clearly strong, and I don't know about you, but...
by Noodles
Thu Oct 25, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: The Gentle Breeze
Topic: [The Gentle Breeze] The Fight for Rights - Chapter 1
Replies: 131
Views: 12839

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

Spaceport Loading/Unloading Bay " Shàngděng Bīng Royama Dai." A voice rang out, doing its best to be louder than the cursing girl on the ground, "Doing quite well, Zhōngxiào!- Quite the reception you had waiting for us. We're all most honored to be here, I'm certain." The owner of the voice was an ...
by Noodles
Tue Oct 23, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Port Endeavour
Topic: Pilot Episode: "A New Endeavour"
Replies: 121
Views: 13413

Re: Pilot Episode: "A New Endeavour"

Command and Control Mairi had been very prepared to leave, itching to get down into the bay where her new favorite pilot was having her ship inspected- but the Station's XO did have her priorities straight, so when the small craft appeared on their sensors blaring its distress signal she had alread...
by Noodles
Sat Sep 15, 2018 6:10 am
Forum: Port Endeavour
Topic: Pilot Episode: "A New Endeavour"
Replies: 121
Views: 13413

Re: Pilot Episode: "A New Endeavour"

Command & Control Mairi nodded down at her small Commander, "Aye, wouldn't want to give anyone the idea that they won't have consequences for pulling daft stunts. Otherwise our security staff would really have their work cut out for them." The Lieutenant placed a hand over her mouth and very slight...
by Noodles
Thu Jul 05, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: Port Endeavour
Topic: Pilot Episode: "A New Endeavour"
Replies: 121
Views: 13413

Re: Pilot Episode: "A New Endeavour"

Command and Control "If you say so, Commander," Mairi replied with a shrug and a soft chuckle, glad that introductions went so smoothly- with that out of the way she was ready to focus on making sure everything ran smoothly. Granted, it seemed like the staff was handling it well enough on their own...