[Taocow PBEM] Chapter IX - The King Of The River
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Tue Dec 4 18:50:08 GMT 2007
> The room is becoming increasingly boisterous. Four people; two female
> humanoid D-Bees with bright yellow skin and two human men, all of them
> dressed up like Ley Line Walkers, get up on stage, towing their
> instruments, the women with oddly-shaped seven string guitars (which
> match the number of fingers on their hands!) and the two men with some
> sort of synthesizers.
> The MC, a squat, frog-like D-Bee jumps up on stage. "Give a hand for
> the Outer Melvins, all the way from some hellhole in Old Kentucky!"
> The crowd, looking amused by this odd group, whoop and holler. The
> immediately breaks into some sort of loud, three chord music. The
> start singing "My man, he done gone to Chi-town... Got himself all
> up... Now he's a cyborg... And our love life's gone all to rot."
> Other than that, and four grimy-looking man hunched over a table in
> corner playing some sort of card game with a pile of credits in the
> it seems like a largely harmless evening bar crowd.
> Max is going around chatting up people at various tables, but keeps
> giving nervous looks towards the company.
Sialillion scans the room and nurses her drink, occasionally picking
at the crumbs on her plate. She appears listless. She returns Max's
looks with a quizzical expression, and waits for the rest of the party
to put their stuff in their rooms, and for Max to have a free moment
so they can talk about whatever's bothering him.
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