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Post Mon Jan 21, 2013 7:28 pm

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"So I am. Touch├â┬®."

She says with a mildly seductive air about her as she looked at the bed and traced the pattern in the stitches of the mattress through the sheet.

"So you like women? I'm not sure I would have guessed that offhand."

Well I assumed, but you don't need to know that. Your job, the armor, strong silent type. Not that it's a bad thing, just interesting.

"I also wouldn't have pegged you for a talker either, you seem so---all business."

And of course I'm sure I seem like all play, my marks always thought that, now their wallets are a lot lighter and I'm here on the most important mission on the galaxy, go figure. But someone has to do it right, and while the boys all just sit around measuring their little soldiers I get the job done. I wonder if you've ever noticed that it's women who get the real work done in the galaxy after the boys have had their fun destroying it? I should focus more on the conversation, and I'll have my answers soon enough.
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Post Mon Jan 21, 2013 8:53 pm

GPE-7300 space transport, "Chariklo"

"Like you said, not everything is in a file."

"You've read my file, you should know I can be pretty much whatever I want to be. You may be surprised that I'm talkative, but, I'm just as surprised that you're so interested in me when I had you pegged for only being interested in personal gain. I wonder, then, what exactly it is you think there is to gain by pretending, to be interested in me? So, why don't you stop trying to come at it sideways and just tell me what it is you really want? Maybe that's all it would take for you to get it, you never know."
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Post Tue Jan 22, 2013 12:45 am

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What is it that I want? I don't really know.

"How do you know I just don't want to get to know the person I'll be following on this mission on a more personal level?"

She sat up on the edge of the bed and looked around the room appraising it and then to Neassa once again appraising her once more as well.

We really aren't all that different, she is whatever or whoever she needs to be to get the job done and my job is much the same. Even our living areas are similar, neat, clean, organized, lacking personal items. Mine of course has my earnings displayed, but so far I haven't noticed anything out of the plain and simple here. Maybe I'm overlooking something. Oh why am I still in here?

The answer to Isabelle's question wasn't one that she had, not consciously anyway. As similar as her and Neassa were, Isabelle's subconscious could recognize something different about her selected Shepherd. Perhaps it was a secret desire to know why the Mysterious Man didn't allow her to lead this mission, and instead had her select one from a list of potential candidates and then subject her to following their orders. Or could it be that no matter how often Neassa became someone else she always reverted back to herself at the end of the day, something that Isabelle stopped doing long before leaving Onderon, though unbeknownst to her. It seemed that she was constantly being someone else. It was a defense mechanism, and perhaps that explained her initial reaction to Siroun, her subconscious was defending itself from a possible breach in security.

She turned to face Neassa, sliding one knee onto the bed and sitting on her foot while the other foot brushed the floor as it swung from the side of the bed. Her hand rested on the bed, supporting her weight while the other lazily lay in her lap.


I suppose I should go ahead and ask her a seemingly important question to move along.

"We all want something, even out of something like this mission. So I'm curious, what is it that you hope to gain from all this?"
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Post Tue Jan 22, 2013 1:51 am

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"Anything's possible I guess," "I'm not sure you'd understand, When you recruited me you spoke about the fate of the universe being on the line. If there are forces out there that threaten the fate of the universe, they threaten the Mando'ade, my people too. If I can stop those forces from doing whatever it is they want to do? Then I want to be a part of that. It's as simple as that really. You can laugh if you want, What about you? There have to be easier ways to get rich. Less dangerous ways. Why are you in this?"
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Post Tue Jan 22, 2013 1:22 pm

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Giving her undivided attention to Neassa as she gave her reasons for joining and only nodded to acknowledge what she was saying and to convey that she was listening. And then the question was turned on Isabelle and she looked down silently in thought.

I hadn't given it much thought, it doesn't make sense for a thief to get involved. I'm not a soldier and I'm not a mercenary.

"Easier and less dangerous? Yes-"

She nodded and glanced at the door before she looked back down as she thought about how to answer.

But that's not why I'm doing this. We really aren't all that different. I have people to protect, people that depend on me. Drake, Iggy, Quincey, even some others that don't deserve it as much or even know that I'd do something like this for them, like Rowyn. I've done so many things, taken from so many people--hurt others, but I always thought they'd have the chance to regain whatever I'd taken or I'd be able to make up for my past transgressions in some way, at least the innocent ones anyway. And until the moment I was offered this job those things were far from thought, something I would be able to do after I was done with all this. Maybe this is my way of gaining penitence for all of that. Or maybe I just need to protect the ones I care about. Or maybe both?

She looked up at Neassa, the sincerity in her expression quickly replaced by a smirk as she leans back and twirls a lock of hair on her finger.

"-but not as fun or exciting. Besides eventually the Sith will start dipping their hand in my cookie jar, and then what's a girl to do for work?"
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Post Tue Jan 22, 2013 6:09 pm

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Fleet: Lordess Crystal Byleth
Moderate Class: 4


Medium Class: 1


Light Class: 2


Support Class: 1

Starfighters: 76


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Post Tue Jan 22, 2013 8:33 pm

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"You've been a part of this longer than me, What do you know about M? Do you know long has he been at this? Why he's at it? That kind of thing."
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