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The Hunt (Max Tolzen)

Post by Seretis on October 15th 2018, 20:49

Max groaned as he continued attempting to work on task in front of him. "This has to be about the biggest pain in the butt I've had to deal with in a while. Normally, these manufacturing arm motors take far less time to fix... Been at this one most of the day..."

He stretched momentarily, taking his eyes off of the motor to look around his shop. At least with the shop's, and by extension his apartment upstairs, windows facing the north, he usually didn't have to worry about getting blinded in the afternoon on sunny days. "A little unusual on the weather... It's not normally this hot in April."

Max shook his head, then went back to work, finding the major problem after just a while longer. As he worked, he considered the way his personal schedule had been working out recently. "There it is! Annoying little thing... Morning exercises, my repair shop during the day, then the other work later, and sleep... Speaking of that other work..." With the problem found, he fixed it quickly before starting to reassemble everything.

He checked the time. While trying to get the motor fixed, it had gotten on towards late afternoon, and the time he usually closed up. With a sigh, he set the fixed motor over onto the "Completed - Ready for Return" table. After that, he locked the shop door and set his Closed message. "Okay, time to decide... Food first, or head over to my hidey-hole and get ready for my other job?"

After a moment's thought, Max stopped to grab a heavier-looking bag, and headed for the pub... "Food first. And it's not like anyone at the Broken Shillelagh is going to question my bag too heavily... The staff already knows about it, anyway."

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Post by [Sc8]Hardware on October 17th 2018, 22:37

((Story continues in The Broken Shillelagh thread at 19 April 2038 - 1840 hours))

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19 April 2038 - 1910 hours

Post by [Sc8]Hardware on October 30th 2018, 21:37

Before Mary could reply to Max, a girl that looked very similar to Lexie came running out of a door just past the curve of the bar.

"Mrs. Stuart! MRS. STUART!" She skidded to a stop, breathing heavily. "Umm, we kinda...well, something sorta...happened..."

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Post by Seretis on October 30th 2018, 22:10

Max stopped, looked at the girl running up, shifted his gaze over towards the door, looked back at the Academy's principal, and finally combined a sigh with a facepalm. "I'm going to need to go get changed, aren't I?"

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Post by [Sc8]Hardware on October 30th 2018, 22:19

Nikki looked embarrassed. "Probably."

Mary growled. "All right, start explaining. Now."

"Um, well, there was a bit of an...accident...in the lab; some experimental nanites might have kinda got loose sorta around...um...the, uh, LSG armor prototype..."

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Post by Seretis on October 30th 2018, 22:22

Max sighed, face-palmed again, and ran back to the table he'd been at and grabbed his bag. When he passed the pair as he headed for the tunnel to towards the theater, he muttered, "Hopefully, the new adhesive formula on the netting is strong enough..."

Once he got into the tunnels, he ducked into the nearest empty room, and pulled the stored pieces of his armor suit out of the bag and began suiting up. Once suited, he 'called out', "ARTEMIS, register Night Hunter active, responding to report of incident in workshop."

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Post by [Sc8]Hardware on October 30th 2018, 23:33

The only response was a kind of sizzling crackle. Out in the hall, sounds of frantic banging and clattering came from a room near the tunnel entrance.

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Post by Seretis on October 31st 2018, 11:17

"Lovely... Alright, time to see just how bad it really is..."

Max snuck in close to the door to the noisy room, and peeked in as best he could without giving away his location. "This would be so much easier if I hadn't gotten injured in that one fight... Really could have used some of my abilities..."

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Post by [Sc8]Hardware on October 31st 2018, 22:37

Max realized when he looked in the room that the door the noise was coming from behind was the door to Kelly Ryan's workshop...

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Post by Seretis on October 31st 2018, 22:43

"Oh, boy... This is probably going to hurt a little..."

Max made sure to take a breath, then reached for the door... Then turned the handle to open it. "This is going to suck without my full abilities, probably..."

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