Conversation with #st_missionroom1 at Wed Jan 9 21:00:07 2019 on (irc)

(21:25:15) CaptHarper: BEGIN PARTY
(21:25:16) CaptHarper: BEGIN PARTY
(21:25:17) CaptHarper: BEGIN PARTY
(21:25:56) CaptHarper: :: at the bar, all smiles and welcomes as people join the party after the break following their arrival here ::
(21:26:38) BAR_Zaxiven: :: polishes the last glass and sets it on the bar in front of him ::
(21:27:00) XO_Cdr_Kuari: :: swims around the hot water near the dock, after adjusting to the temperature ::
(21:27:32) CSO_Cdr_Wright: :: whispering somewhat urgently to Kate :: Kate: I thought you wanted to bring the rum balls down? I can't find them.
(21:27:42) MED_Ens_Acacia: :: having gone to change into a bathing suit, she gets a running start off the dock and dives into the water! ::
(21:28:31) CaptHarper: CSO: Oh, the rum balls? I brought down the tray... :: glances sideways at the end of the bar ::
(21:29:31) CTO_Maj_Wolfe: :: makes his way over to the nearby telescopes and pears through it to various stars and the black hole ::
(21:29:54) NAV_LtJG_Navarro: :: floating in the hot water, riding the waves generated by people jumping in :
(21:30:13) SCI_LtJG_Jude: :: takes her shoes and socks off, and sticks feet in the hot water, and groans in relief ::
(21:30:20) TAC2_2LT_Grey: :: is standing by the telescopes, peering through it to see various stars, keeping to herself as usual ::
(21:30:39) MED_Ens_Acacia: :: pops back up with a grin, swimming around a bit ::
(21:30:49) CMO_LtJG_Tailor: ::runs up to the edge and cannonballs herself into the water with a giant sploosh!::
(21:31:25) CSO_Cdr_Wright: :: looks over at the bar, belatedly noting the tray... which is empty :: Kate: Are... are they gone already? :: looks at her dubiously ::
(21:32:57) CaptHarper: :: her face adopts an inscrutable expression :: Lexy: Are they?
(21:33:26) BAR_Zaxiven: :: twirls some glasses and bottles while he awaits orders.
(21:34:48) CaptHarper: :: turns to Zax :: BAR: May I have a margarita on the rocks, please?
(21:35:09) NAV_LtJG_Navarro: :: rocked by Tailor's cannonball waves ::
(21:35:13) CSO_Cdr_Wright: :: purses her lips and pulls them off to one side like McKayla Maroney and marches off toward the tray as Kate turns away from her to order a drink ::
(21:35:36) CTO_Maj_Wolfe: :: lifts his eye from the eyepiece to take in the sight at 1x wih both eyes, and notices Grey almost uncomfortably close at her own telescope, but taking no interest in him. He bends back over to look through the telescope ::
(21:35:54) BAR_Zaxiven: CO: Coming right up, Captain!
(21:36:45) CaptHarper: BAR: I will be in the water. :: grins and slips away from Lexy, down the bar toward the end of the dock ::
(21:37:24) MED_Ens_Acacia: :: idles over to the bar, resting her arms on it to anchor herself as she waits for a moment to catch Zax's eye :: BAR: Betazoid Drakberry Ale.
(21:38:47) BAR_Zaxiven: :: grabs a glass and fills it with ice before giving it a twirl and setting it on the bar. Seemingly by magic but actually by sheer skill, the ice stays in the glass. He pours in the liquor and liqueur, followed by the fresh mixers, places a tin over the glass and mixes it. He throws another glass with a twirl and it spins into his other hand, where he rims it and sets it down before pouring the margarita int
(21:39:10) BAR_Zaxiven: CO: Not so fast, Captain. Here, you go. :: holds out the margarita before Harper is able to fully turn away. ::
(21:39:27) CMO_LtJG_Tailor: ::happily floats along in the warm water, just staring up at the stars::
(21:40:04) CaptHarper: :: turns back, amazed at the speed of the drink mixing :: BAR: That was impressively fast! Thank you!
(21:41:10) BAR_Zaxiven: :: pulls a very tall shot glass and a special bottle from under the bar. He gently pours from the bottle and as he does, the ale blooms in an impressive array of colors before turning light brown. :: MED: Doctor. My pleasure.
(21:41:39) TAC2_2LT_Grey: :: straightens with a low groan, popping her back fluidly before moving away from the telescopes, avoiding the bar at all costs, before sliding into the water, ignoring her clothes getting soaked and diving under the water, moving down to sit cross-legged on the bottom and relaxing for a few ::
(21:41:44) MED_Ens_Acacia: :: offers a warm smile for the bartender, taking the drink :: BAR: Thank you!
(21:43:25) ENG_LtCmdr_Ilaihr: ::Walks onto the holodeck to check in on the crew, donning his usual robes, with his hood up.::
(21:44:03) MED_Ens_Acacia: :: sips her drink :: CO: This program is really awesome, Captain. Only wish I'd seen the real thing.
(21:44:10) NAV_LtJG_Navarro: :: swims up to the bar ::
(21:44:44) CaptHarper: :: takes a nice sip of the drink, it being exquisite, then starts shedding her hiking shorts and shirt to get down to the white floral-print bikini underneath ::
(21:45:44) CaptHarper: :: looks down to Acacia, in the water :: Thank you! The real thing was unlike anything I had ever seen.
(21:46:37) SCI_LtJG_Jude: :: stands up, and stretches, her bones cracking as she does so :: Self: Should not have climbed that tree. Or gotten nearly holo-killed.
(21:47:17) CaptHarper: :: slides down into the hot water, taking the margarita with her ::
(21:47:29) CSO_Cdr_Wright: :: stands at the end of the bar, reading and rereading the note that was resting on the empty tray :: Self: What the... did she... is this... a treasure hunt?!
(21:47:33) XO_Cdr_Kuari: :: floats around on the water like a duck and approaches the dock, climbing out and dripping onto the wooden slats ::
(21:48:33) TAC2_2LT_Grey: ::unfolds herself from the bottom, pushing off and surfacing with a gasp, shaking her head like a dog to get rid of the excess water, ignoring the others who were getting hit by the spray::
(21:48:34) CMO_LtJG_Tailor: ::sinks under the water and blows a few bubbles::
(21:50:19) CaptHarper: MED: It was experienced through an envirosuit, but still quite remarkable.
(21:51:29) CMO_LtJG_Tailor: ::swims underwater for a bit, then surfaces near the bar::
(21:52:21) NAV_LtJG_Navarro: :: puts his elbows up on the bar, still in the water :: BAR: I'd like a mojito, please.
(21:52:35) BAR_Zaxiven: :: smiles warmly at Wright's predicament :: ALL: Good evening, everyone. And welcome to Long Shot Four. As Commander Wright has just discovered, the game is afoot! Come one, come all, and join... in the adventure!
(21:52:36) MED_Ens_Acacia: :: tilts her hand slightly, observing it as she feels the warm air :: CO: Technology really is wonderful.
(21:53:56) TAC2_2LT_Grey: :: remains treading the water, ducking under again, and resurfacing, swimming towards the edge and hoisting herself out; clothes absolutely soaked and dripping water::
(21:54:00) CaptHarper: MED: It is indeed. :: reclines with a grin as she hears Zaxiven's announcement ::
(21:54:06) MED_Ens_Acacia: :: raises an eyebrow, glancing over at Zaciven ::
(21:54:49) BAR_Zaxiven: :: grabs a giant ice cube and crushes it into a glass. He adds a healthy dose of rum, mint leaves, fine sugar, and lime juice. He muddles them fully before adding the club soda and adding another sprig of mint leaves. :: NAV: Lieutenant. Enjoy. No driving tonight, now.
(21:55:36) XO_Cdr_Kuari: :: looks over at Zaxiven's announcement and grins, then trots over to Wright :: CSO: Oooh, a game? What is it? :: rises up slightly on her back legs to peer over Wright's shoulder ::
(21:55:37) NAV_LtJG_Navarro: :: chuckles :: BAR: I cannot promise that, since I've always wanted to try riding a dinosaur.
(21:55:50) CSO_Cdr_Wright: :: sees everyone looking at her, turns pink, and hands the note to Kuari ::
(21:56:00) MED_Ens_Acacia: :: sidles over, peering over Kuari's shoulder in turn ::
(21:56:01) ENG_LtCmdr_Ilaihr: ::Shades by, observing everyone as he goes, before getting to the bar and ordering an Andorian Ale.::
(21:56:04) BAR_Zaxiven: NAV: The key will be how many rum balls she has first.
(21:56:07) NAV_LtJG_Navarro: :: takes the mojito and eyes the goings-on over at Commander Wright :
(21:56:16) SCI_LtJG_Jude: :: looks over at the bar, then walks to it, looking over Kuari's shoulder to look at the note ::
(21:56:26) XO_Cdr_Kuari: :: now has the note and sees others approaching her. She sits down and makes sure everyone can read it ::
(21:57:31) CaptHarper: :: leaves her margarita on the bar and swims out a little ::
(21:58:40) XO_Cdr_Kuari: All: "Look for a tree / With fronds that lay / Like a fan / And you're on your way"
(21:59:11) TAC2_2LT_Grey: :: cocks her head briefly to the side as she watched the other people move to read the note ::
(21:59:28) CaptHarper: :: turns to float on her back, admiring the breathtaking sky as a pterosaur flies over ::
(21:59:52) MED_Ens_Acacia: :: smiles at that, looking around at the trees in search of one with fan-shaped leaves, when she too is briefly breathless at the sight of the dinosaurs passing by ::
(22:00:05) XO_Cdr_Kuari: :: peers from the note over to Harper floating in the water and grins to herself, then looks at those around her ::
(22:00:09) NAV_LtJG_Navarro: :: joins in the gathering and listens to the note being read :: A treasure hunt?
(22:00:28) CaptHarper: :: glances over at the gathering, and hopes that they enjoy ::
(22:00:38) CSO_Cdr_Wright: :: nods at Navarro :: NAV: With my rumballs as the prize.
(22:00:46) CTO_Maj_Wolfe: :: continues peering through the telescope, not terribly concerned about whatever is going on over there. ::
(22:00:48) NAV_LtJG_Navarro: CSO: Certainly a prize worth hunting!
(22:00:52) SCI_LtJG_Jude: :: looks around, scrunching her eyes for a tree matching the description ::
(22:01:20) CSO_Cdr_Wright: :: blushes and mumbles thank you to Navarro ::
(22:01:56) BAR_Zaxiven: ENG: What, no Lifebringer?
(22:02:01) NAV_LtJG_Navarro: :: bows his head in a you're welcome, then turns to scan the trees ::
(22:02:16) XO_Cdr_Kuari: CSO: We had better find them, then! :: looks around and sees many types of exotic foliage ::
(22:02:51) CMO_LtJG_Tailor: ::looks over the vegetation, trying to find the fan shaped tree in question::
(22:03:05) CaptHarper: ACTION> Most notice the tree at around the same time, with great fan-shaped fronds just begging to be plucked and used as actual fans.
(22:03:17) ENG_LtCmdr_Ilaihr: ::Shakes his head from under his hood.:: BAR: No. I very much require a reminder of home.
(22:03:40) SCI_LtJG_Jude: :: grins, and instantly makes a run toward the tree ::
(22:04:26) MED_Ens_Acacia: :: takes a big swig of her drink and brings the glass with her, wading toward the tree ::
(22:05:05) NAV_LtJG_Navarro: :: follows along, mojito in hand ::
(22:05:22) CaptHarper: :: makes her way toward the river's mouth to cool down a bit ::
(22:05:25) CSO_Cdr_Wright: :: trails along after the group ::
(22:05:41) XO_Cdr_Kuari: :: watches Jude go running and trots after her ::
(22:07:15) BAR_Zaxiven: :: cocks his head at Ilaihr :: ENG: Is everything alright, Lieutenant? You do not seem your usual self. :: pulls the special blue bottle from the top shelf and grabs a distinctly Andorian-style chalice into which he pours the Andorial Ale. :: ENG: Still illegal. Still tasty. And we still carry it aboard the flagship... just in a very discreet way. :: pushes the libation across the bar toward Ilaihr ::
(22:07:51) CMO_LtJG_Tailor: ::stays in the pool, swimming in the direction of the tree; and then wades out of the water at the shore to grab a frond::
(22:08:02) CTO_Maj_Wolfe: :: swings the telescope to the left, but in order to do that he winds up even closer to Grey. Not that he cares. ::
(22:08:51) CaptHarper: :: cools off in the river water, the current feeling nice ::
(22:09:12) CaptHarper: ACTION> The tree has a nice hollow in it...
(22:09:41) TAC2_2LT_Grey: :: finishes removing her wet clothes, before padding bare-footed over to the telescope, glancing at Wolfe's movement closer to her::
(22:10:31) CMO_LtJG_Tailor: ::approaches the tree and looks more closely at the hollow::
(22:11:07) MED_Ens_Acacia: :: in no hurry, she steps ashore. She mostly looks to see who's going to find it so she can listen in ::
(22:11:23) SCI_LtJG_Jude: :: walks around the tree, noticing the cavity in it, and peering in ::
(22:11:32) CaptHarper: ACTION> The hollow has a note inside!
(22:11:43) ENG_LtCmdr_Ilaihr: BAR: Thank you, my boy. ::Pauses, quietly sighing to himself.:: No, no... I am quite alright. Just... getting old.
(22:12:06) CMO_LtJG_Tailor: ::glances around at everyone and grabs the note out, opening it up to read it::
(22:12:07) ENG_LtCmdr_Ilaihr: ::Sips his drink.::
(22:12:55) BAR_Zaxiven: :: listens ::
(22:13:41) TAC2_2LT_Grey: :: frowns slightly at the closeness between her and Wolfe, slightly moving to her right, away from him briefly ::
(22:13:50) CMO_LtJG_Tailor: Self: Oooh.. ::reads aloud:: Find a shell / that is all swirly / like a nautilus / they'll be there, surely
(22:14:00) CaptHarper: :: rolls over onto her back, and leisurely floats back toward the bar, the water ever warmer ::
(22:14:23) XO_Cdr_Kuari: :: catches up to Jude and smiles as Tailor pulls the note out and listens ::
(22:14:28) CSO_Cdr_Wright: :: groans to herself... another clue? :: Self/All: Along the riverbank, then?
(22:14:33) NAV_LtJG_Navarro: :: eyes the shore ::
(22:15:06) CSO_Cdr_Wright: :: has visions of soggy rumballs, but is pretty sure Kate wouldn't do that to her ::
(22:15:29) XO_Cdr_Kuari: :: turns to look at the bank :: There's some area to cover. Shall we split up?
(22:16:07) CMO_LtJG_Tailor: CSO: Maybe? Where else would we find a shell?
(22:16:09) SCI_LtJG_Jude: :: nods :: Aye.
(22:16:39) MED_Ens_Acacia: :: giggles, leaning down to paw through the sand looking for snails ::
(22:17:28) XO_Cdr_Kuari: :: trots towards the bank and flaps her wings a few times, soaring to land on the other side, knowing the others can search the near bank ::
(22:17:40) CSO_Cdr_Wright: :: nods at Kuari and meanders toward the shore, thinking of most probably location to look for shells ::
(22:18:02) SCI_LtJG_Jude: :: walks over to the more southern part of the bank, looking closely for a nautilus shell ::
(22:18:06) NAV_LtJG_Navarro: :: figures the shell would be rather large, so he scans the sand looking for such a large shell ::
(22:18:17) CMO_LtJG_Tailor: ::turns her attention towards the riverbank, a little bit farther up from where the others are searching, to cover more ground::
(22:19:15) CaptHarper: :: her eyelids begin to languidly droop in the hot water as she relaxes further ::
(22:19:47) ENG_LtCmdr_Ilaihr: BAR: Look at the singularity above. It is a hologram, constructed of light beams. ::Chuckles.:: One could say that its a Kugelblitz, but thats only a technicality. ::Sighs.:: But I was briefly able to perceive the passage of time in a way mortal of flesh and blood are not meant to. I feel my personal timeline slowing, whilst the universe around continues to hasten.
(22:20:16) CaptHarper: ACTION> Jude finds a large nautilus shell!
(22:20:45) SCI_LtJG_Jude: Self: Ooh! :: picks up the shell and looks closely at it ::
(22:20:56) CaptHarper: ACTION> There is a note inside!
(22:22:01) XO_Cdr_Kuari: :: scans the sand as she trots along the shore, knowing she could see more on the wing, but she's not particularly competetive ::
(22:22:01) CaptHarper: :: lifts her head out of the water and scans the shore, figuring they're looking for shells by now, and is pleased to see Jude at the right place holding a shell ::
(22:22:56) SCI_LtJG_Jude: :: shouts out loud :: All: Guys! Another note! :: reads the note out loud:: All:to reach your goal / find the best view / of a black hole
(22:23:22) XO_Cdr_Kuari: :: looks up at Jude's call and excitedly flies over ::
(22:23:48) MED_Ens_Acacia: :: looks up at Jude, then the black hole, looking at the landscape both admiringly, and for a good spot ::
(22:24:14) SCI_LtJG_Jude: :: continues to carry the shell, as she walks around, looking up for a spot ::
(22:24:24) NAV_LtJG_Navarro: :: hears the clue and considers ::
(22:24:40) CSO_Cdr_Wright: :: looks up at the sky and then around, thinking ::
(22:25:06) BAR_Zaxiven: :: picks up another glass and begins thoughtfully polishing it :: ENG: Time is a fascinating thing. Those who have traveled across its plane find themselves enriched, yet often confused by the things they experience. And at the end of the day, all of us travel through time. Some, more of it than others. :: makes eye contact a moment before going back to his polishing ::
(22:25:23) CMO_LtJG_Tailor: ::thinks, and then wades back into the water and floats to the middle of the hot spring, looking up at the sky, the view unobstructed by trees::
(22:27:25) XO_Cdr_Kuari: :: looks up at the sky, then for tall places she would like to land ::
(22:27:29) CMO_LtJG_Tailor: ::looks down into the center of the lake from where she is floating::
(22:27:59) CSO_Cdr_Wright: :: looks over at the others to see where they are looking ::
(22:28:06) CaptHarper: :: drifts back to the bar ::
(22:28:49) MED_Ens_Acacia: :: searches for high ground ::
(22:30:10) XO_Cdr_Kuari: :: spots a really tall tree and gallops over to it, but she thinks it's not likely at the top of the tree ::
(22:30:14) CSO_Cdr_Wright: :: looks at the rest of the party-goers as well, as if she could get a clue from their activities ::
(22:30:54) SCI_LtJG_Jude: :: notices where Tailor is going, and deciding that it is a good idea, walks over to the spring and carefully steps into it, and floats her way to the middle ::
(22:31:10) CaptHarper: :: grins at the people swimming by ::
(22:32:35) ENG_LtCmdr_Ilaihr: BAR: Indeed it is. And I have seen much of it, and the space that it entwines with... and the intrinsic power of thought that binds it all together.
(22:33:10) NAV_LtJG_Navarro: :: notes Wolfe and Grey at the telescopes and starts heading that way ::
(22:33:11) XO_Cdr_Kuari: :: walks back from the tree, frowning :: Self: How is the best way to get a good view of the black hole without going higher?
(22:33:23) CMO_LtJG_Tailor: ::Is swimming underwater again. Maybe she's looking for the next hidden clue.. or maybe she just really loves being in the geothermal lake. It's really hard to tell...::
(22:34:02) CaptHarper: :: sees Tailor go by underwater, since the water is crystal-clear ::
(22:34:43) NAV_LtJG_Navarro: :: walks up to the Marines :: CTO/TAC2: May I use the telescope for a moment?
(22:35:13) CSO_Cdr_Wright: :: notes Navarro at the telescope and facepalms for a moment :: Self: Why didn't I think of that?
(22:35:18) TAC2_2LT_Grey: :: steps aside for Navarro, moving over to stand next to Wolfe ::
(22:36:08) CaptHarper: :: bursts out of the water and up onto the dock, sitting down and slicking her wet hair back ::
(22:36:20) NAV_LtJG_Navarro: :: examines the telescope, but doesn't really look through it ::
(22:37:12) TAC2_2LT_Grey: NAV: You have to look through it to use it. :: remarks from her position near Wolfe with a faint breath of irritation ::
(22:37:26) SCI_LtJG_Jude: :: twirls around, seeing Navarro at the telescope, and swims away from the middle and climbs out, squeezing the excess water out of her clothes ::
(22:37:37) XO_Cdr_Kuari: :: stops and looks again up at the tall tree, wondering if she should check up there, then looks to see what the others are up to ::
(22:37:42) NAV_LtJG_Navarro: TAC2: Truly? Amazing machinery. :: checks under the mount, and finds a note ::
(22:37:52) NAV_LtJG_Navarro: :: stands and yells :: FOUND IT!
(22:38:22) SCI_LtJG_Jude: :: runs over to the telescope and looks over at the note ::
(22:38:22) MED_Ens_Acacia: :: turns, approaching the telescope to hear the next message ::
(22:38:38) CTO_Maj_Wolfe: :: is only slightly startled by Navarro, and pulls his head and body up to a standing position ::
(22:38:56) CSO_Cdr_Wright: :: arrives at the telescope, waiting to hear the clue ::
(22:38:57) XO_Cdr_Kuari: :: hears Navarro and looks over. She sees the telescope and realizes she wasn't thinking like Harper would. Her mistake. Not thinking on it further, she hurriedly rushes over to hear the clue ::
(22:39:06) NAV_LtJG_Navarro: :: gregariously reads aloud :: I don't want / to be too cheesy / but try some rum balls / over-easy!
(22:39:47) CMO_LtJG_Tailor: ::is busy blowing bubbles underwater when she hears a muffled 'I found it', and surfaces listening to the next message::
(22:39:47) SCI_LtJG_Jude: All: Cheesy? Over easy? What?
(22:39:51) CaptHarper: :: finishes her margarita as she watches the crowd gather at the telescope ::
(22:40:13) CSO_Cdr_Wright: NAV: Over-easy? What, like eggs? Rum balls are neither cheesy nor over-easy...
(22:40:17) TAC2_2LT_Grey: :: rolls her eyes and moves a bit closer to Wolfe, not in the mood for crowds at the moment ::
(22:41:16) NAV_LtJG_Navarro: CSO: At least yours aren't.
(22:41:49) CaptHarper: :: slides the glass toward the other side of the bar, still watching ::
(22:42:38) SCI_LtJG_Jude: :: scratches head :: There aren't any cheese eggs around here are there?
(22:42:57) CSO_Cdr_Wright: SCI: Cheese, no. Eggs.... ....maybe?
(22:43:20) XO_Cdr_Kuari: :: frowns :: CSO/SCI: I'm sure there are dino eggs.
(22:43:46) SCI_LtJG_Jude: All: Maybe there is a nest around here somewhere.
(22:44:17) CSO_Cdr_Wright: :: looks around ::
(22:44:17) MED_Ens_Acacia: :: her eyes widen :: Self: Oh.. dear. Dino eggs?
(22:44:38) BAR_Zaxiven: :: watches the nearby crowd of officers, and turns and smiles at Ilaihr, who's almost emptied the chalice. He gestures :: ENG: Another?
(22:45:25) ENG_LtCmdr_Ilaihr: BAR: Yes... please, my boy.
(22:45:29) SCI_LtJG_Jude: :: looks around for a possible nest ::
(22:45:48) ENG_LtCmdr_Ilaihr: BAR: Its good to see them enjoying themselves.
(22:45:48) CaptHarper: BAR: I would not mind just one more either, my friend.
(22:46:18) CSO_Cdr_Wright: Is... is that one over there? :: points ::
(22:46:22) CaptHarper: ACTION> There is, in fact, a large nest nearby, on a little hilltop.
(22:46:25) BAR_Zaxiven: :: removes the topper and refills the chalice in Ilaihr's hands. :: ENG: There.
(22:46:58) SCI_LtJG_Jude: CSO: Aye! :: runs up the hill towards the nest ::
(22:47:41) MED_Ens_Acacia: :: giggles. Having finished her drink, she goes to get a new one before joining the others ::
(22:47:58) XO_Cdr_Kuari: :: follows Wright's line of sight and follows ::
(22:49:00) CSO_Cdr_Wright: :: follows along with the group ::
(22:49:21) NAV_LtJG_Navarro: :: shrugs and heads up the hill ::
(22:49:29) NAV_LtJG_Navarro: :: is, however, almost out of mojito ::
(22:49:40) CTO_Maj_Wolfe: :: notes quietly just how closely Grey is standing to him right now. ::
(22:50:03) CSO_Cdr_Wright: :: hasn't even gotten a margarita yet, dammit ::
(22:50:28) TAC2_2LT_Grey: :: catches Wolfe's glancing look before she steps away quickly. :: CTO: Sorry...
(22:51:05) SCI_LtJG_Jude: :: heaves herself up the last portion of the hill before stumbling over. she stands up and walks over to the nest ::
(22:51:16) CaptHarper: ACTION> The giant nest contains giant eggs. Eggs that look somewhat unbreakable...
(22:51:46) CTO_Maj_Wolfe: :: quietly so only she can hear :: TAC2: Not a problem.
(22:51:56) XO_Cdr_Kuari: :: alights on top of the hilltop, looking at the nest ::
(22:52:22) SCI_LtJG_Jude: :: crouches over the eggs, tapping the top of one ::
(22:53:38) XO_Cdr_Kuari: :: makes sure there are no dinosaurs around ::
(22:53:49) CaptHarper: Egg> :: tink, tink, tink from the tapping ::
(22:54:20) CSO_Cdr_Wright: :: arriving at the top of the hill, wondering if there's another note ::
(22:54:23) XO_Cdr_Kuari: :: peers over Jude's shoulder, her ear twitching at the sound of the egg being tapped ::
(22:54:52) SCI_LtJG_Jude: :: tilts head and takes out her phaser, turning it to the lowest setting, before carefully firing at it ::
(22:55:14) CaptHarper: Egg> :: gives no shits about your pathetic phasers ::
(22:55:26) XO_Cdr_Kuari: :: flinches back at the use of the phaser, but watches curiously ::
(22:55:33) NAV_LtJG_Navarro: :: wonders if Jude is a scientist or a Marine ::
(22:55:37) SCI_LtJG_Jude: XO: Could you maybe smash one against a rock?
(22:56:55) CSO_Cdr_Wright: SCI: Have you considered looking under them?
(22:56:55) XO_Cdr_Kuari: :: takes one of the eggs in her hand :: SCI: I suppose. What if what's inside is breakable?
(22:57:28) XO_Cdr_Kuari: :: looks at Wright, then down at the nest ::
(22:57:52) TAC2_2LT_Grey: :: flashes a brief smile at Wolfe in response, before speaking so only he could hear:: CTO: I just don't exactly do well in crowds, and I feel safe around you/"
(22:58:05) BAR_Zaxiven: :: finishes the requested drink order :: CO: Aye, Captain. Your wish is my command. :: winks at her and pushes the drink across the bar, this time with a bigger garnish: a lime with a cherry on top. ::
(22:58:21) SCI_LtJG_Jude: XO/CSO: Uh. Good points. :: lifts eggs up ::
(22:58:31) CaptHarper: :: smiles brightly :: BAR: Thank you! :: pops the cherry into her mouth ::
(22:58:55) CaptHarper: ACTION> There's a note under the eggs!
(22:59:15) CSO_Cdr_Wright: :: makes a "there you go" gesture at the note ::
(22:59:54) SCI_LtJG_Jude: :: coughs and picks up note::
(23:00:29) SCI_LtJG_Jude: :: reads out loud :: If you haven't / met your match / Get the dragon's / hoard to hatch
(23:01:08) XO_Cdr_Kuari: :: cocks her head to the side ::
(23:01:12) SCI_LtJG_Jude: All: So something /is/ in these, then.
(23:01:32) CSO_Cdr_Wright: :: looks at the eggs, the note, and then at Kuari with a questioning look on her face ::
(23:01:35) CaptHarper: :: looks up the hill at the nest, craning her neck to see ::
(23:01:56) MED_Ens_Acacia: :: plods up to the group with her new drink just as the note is read, peering at the eggs curiously. She considers a flamethrower ::
(23:02:33) SCI_LtJG_Jude: All: Well. Phaser didn't work earlier. Any thoughts?
(23:02:41) XO_Cdr_Kuari: CSO/SCI/MED: The eggs are a dragon's hoard?
(23:03:00) CSO_Cdr_Wright: XO: Well..... how does one hatch an egg?
(23:03:13) MED_Ens_Acacia: :: looks around :: All present: Well.. heat?
(23:03:25) SCI_LtJG_Jude: :: stares up at Kuari, then Acacia ::
(23:03:28) XO_Cdr_Kuari: MED: :: shakes her head :: tried that with a phaser ::
(23:03:48) CSO_Cdr_Wright: All: Okay, this is going to sound ridiculous, but...
(23:03:59) CSO_Cdr_Wright: All: How does a chicken hatch an egg?
(23:04:20) CaptHarper: :: sets the cherry stem aside and watches the discussion, imagining it, and can't help herself from giggling ::
(23:04:32) SCI_LtJG_Jude: CSO: Sitting on it. Are you insinuating we... sit on these?
(23:04:57) CSO_Cdr_Wright: SCI: Well. Not we. It's a dragon hoard. So... :: looks at Kuari ::
(23:05:03) CMO_LtJG_Tailor: ::floating along in the lake grinning to herself as snippets of the conversation float past::
(23:05:26) SCI_LtJG_Jude: :: snort-giggles as she looks at Kuari ::
(23:05:46) XO_Cdr_Kuari: :: looks at Wright with big eyes, then at Jude, then climbs onto the pile of eggs and sits. Being called a dragon isn't new to her ::
(23:06:15) CaptHarper: ACTION> After a few moments of Kuari sitting on the eggs, a cracking noise can be heard...
(23:06:29) XO_Cdr_Kuari: :: starts in surprise ::
(23:06:32) CSO_Cdr_Wright: :: shakes her head :: Self: I knew it, Kate.
(23:06:36) SCI_LtJG_Jude: All: Yeeeeah, baby!
(23:06:54) CaptHarper: :: beams as she sees Kuari climb onto the nest ::
(23:07:15) MED_Ens_Acacia: :: laughs quietly to herself, sipping her drink and waiting as the miracle of motherhood occurs before them ::
(23:07:43) XO_Cdr_Kuari: :: doesn't like the feeling of cracking eggs under her rump and jumps off ::
(23:08:19) CaptHarper: ACTION> The eggs, merely just cracked while under Kuari, spontaneously fully open once she's clear, revealing the Famous Wright Family Rumballs!
(23:08:34) CSO_Cdr_Wright: Rumballs: My babies!
(23:08:49) CaptHarper: :: stands and claps ::
(23:09:24) NAV_LtJG_Navarro: :: nods appreciatively, and eyes the rumballs with malicious intent ::
(23:10:10) SCI_LtJG_Jude: XO: Congratulations. You are the proud mother of... rumballs.
(23:10:16) CSO_Cdr_Wright: :: reaches in and snatches the rumballs, noting that one of them is a bit melted :: All: The Famous Wright Family Rumballs have arrived!
(23:10:25) XO_Cdr_Kuari: :: stares down at the rum balls and gets mixed feelings :: SCI: It doesn't feel right hatching them and then eating them...
(23:11:20) CaptHarper: :: slips back down into the water, drink in hand, to await their return, genuinely anxious to know whether or not her crew enjoyed this ::
(23:11:31) TAC2_2LT_Grey: :: glances curiously at the rumballs, head cocked to the side faintly. ::
(23:12:19) XO_Cdr_Kuari: :: looks down to spot a glimpse of Harper :: Let's take them back to the bar!
(23:12:30) CSO_Cdr_Wright: :: makes her way down to the bar with the social armor of the rumballs, offering them to everyone she sees ::
(23:12:53) NAV_LtJG_Navarro: :: gladly accepts a rumball, this being his second party, so he knows how good they are ::
(23:12:58) BAR_Zaxiven: :: notes the time and puts away everything else to begin pouring champagne into flutes for everyone ::
(23:13:00) XO_Cdr_Kuari: :: follows Wright down the hill ::
(23:13:01) NAV_LtJG_Navarro: :: eats it without delay ::
(23:13:24) MED_Ens_Acacia: :: laughs heartily, taking one of the rumballs and biting down with a grin on her face. She makes her way back down the hill with the others ::
(23:14:27) NAV_LtJG_Navarro: :: as they walk down the hill, eating rumballs, he leans over to Acacia and quietly says :: MED: My apologies about the phaser comment. It was meant as a compliment.
(23:15:13) MED_Ens_Acacia: :: raises an eyebrow at that :: NAV: A compliment?
(23:15:30) NAV_LtJG_Navarro: MED: Sure. It was a good attempt at a tough shot.
(23:15:45) CaptHarper: :: sips her drink as she watches the party come down the hill, eating rumballs ::
(23:17:22) SCI_LtJG_Jude: :: had politely declined a rumball, and instead takes another dip in the hot springs ::
(23:17:57) XO_Cdr_Kuari: :: hasn't had a rumball yet, waiting for the awkwardness to wear off ::
(23:18:22) CSO_Cdr_Wright: :: finally gets to ask Zax for a margarita while offering him a rumball ::
(23:18:44) XO_Cdr_Kuari: :: finds Harper ::
(23:19:01) CaptHarper: :: still in the water, watching people arrive in the water and at the bar ::
(23:19:31) XO_Cdr_Kuari: :: stands at the edge of the dock, projecting enough for Harper to hear :: CO: You made me *sit* on *rumballs*!
(23:19:55) CaptHarper: :: busts into laughter :: XO: I could not help it once I put them in the eggs!
(23:20:06) BAR_Zaxiven: :: takes the rum ball and sets it on a napkin. As he makes the margarita, once he gets to the shaking part, he grabs the rum ball, tosses it in the air, and catches it in his mouth, while still shakling ::
(23:20:11) TAC2_2LT_Grey: :: startles at the XO's tone, glancing at the two.::
(23:20:58) CaptHarper: PAUSE PARTY
(23:20:58) CaptHarper: PAUSE PARTY
(23:20:59) CaptHarper: PAUSE PARTY