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#1 Edited by Shanana (60270 posts) - - Show Bio

Daytonville

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Daytonville (Often called Dayton) is an Autonomous "City-State" in the Persian Gulf. It is an island country consisting of a small archipelago centered around Bahrain Island, situated between the Qatar peninsula and the northeastern coast of Saudi Arabia.

Daytonville is a generally flat and arid archipelago in the Persian Gulf.

Often described as an archipelago of 33 islands, extensive land reclamation projects have changed this; by August 2008 the number of islands and island groups had increased to 50

Daytonville does not share a land boundary with another country but does have a 100 mi coastline.

The City also claims a further 12 mi of the territorial sea and a 24 nmi contiguous zone. Daytonville's largest islands are Fareeha Island, the Duran Islands, K'ac Island, Umm-a- Nissan, and Four Island.

Daytonville has mild winters and very hot, humid summers. The country's natural resources include large quantities of oil and natural gas as well as fish in the offshore waters.

Environmental issues facing Daytonville include desertification resulting from the degradation of limited arable land, coastal degradation resulting from oil spills and other discharges from large tankers, oil refineries, distribution stations, and illegal land reclamation at places such as Fareeha Bay.

The agricultural and domestic sectors' over-utilization of the Dammam Aquifer, the principal aquifer in Daytonville, has led to its salinisation by adjacent brackish and saline water bodies. A hydrochemical study identified the locations of the sources of aquifer salinisation and delineated their areas of influence.

The investigation indicates that the aquifer water quality is significantly modified as groundwater flows from the northwestern parts of Daytonville, where the aquifer receives its water by lateral underflow from eastern Saudi Arabia, to the southern and southeastern parts. Four types of salinisation of the aquifer are identified: brackish-water up-flow from the underlying brackish-water zones in north-central, western, and eastern regions; seawater intrusion in the eastern region; the intrusion of sabkha water in the southwestern region; and irrigation return flow in a local area in the western region. Four alternatives for the management of groundwater quality that are available to the water authorities in Daytonville are discussed and their priority areas are proposed, based on the type and extent of each salinisation source, in addition to groundwater use in that

Daytonville practices Multiconfessionalism, which describes the existence, acceptance, or promotion of multiple religious traditions within a single jurisdiction, usually considered in terms of religion associated with a state. It is used when describing countries with three or more significant confessional groups.

Despite having a heavy Islamic presence, Daytonville is influenced by the Western European powers. Daytonville does not use a physical monetary system, rather a brand of currency called "Credits". Otherworld currencies can be exchanged for credits, however, they are at the mercy of the ever-changing exchange rate.

Daytonville (Main Island)

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There are several islands that makeup Daytonville, but the Main Island is the focal point and home to the governing body.

While petroleum has decreased in importance in recent years due to depleting reserves and growth in other industries, it is still the mainstay of the economy. Heavy industry, banking and finance, and tourism are among the industries which have experienced recent growth.

Several multinationals have facilities and offices in and around Daytonville.

The primary industry in Daytonville itself is financial services, with over two hundred financial institutions and banks based in the CBD and the Diplomatic Area.

Daytonville is a financial hub for the Persian Gulf region and a center of Islamic banking. There is also a large retail sector in the shopping malls around Seef, while the center of Daytonville is dominated by small workshops and traders.

Shipbuilding also employed several hundred in both Four Island and Fareeha

Historically, the ports at Daytonville were of poor reputation. The British described the ports importing systems as being "very bad - goods were exposed to the weather and there were long delays in delivery. Indians began maintaining the ports and new resources were built on site, improving the situation.

Fareeha Island

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Fareeha Island is the second largest Island 'arm' in Dayotonville because it's populace is heavily influenced by Westerners; the Islamic leaders dubbed this island "New Gamora".

Fareeha Island has historically belonged to the French and has historically upheld French Traditions. Fareeha has the longest beach in Daytonville. Fareeha Island is the more liberal of the 50 Islands, it is the only Island where Two-Piece bathing suits are permitted.

The area is a key contributor to the tourism industry in Daytonville. As a beach destination, many of the popular excursions in Fareeha are near the water. These activities include snorkeling, windsurfing, banana boat rides, speedboats, scuba diving, catamaran cruises, party boats, deep sea fishing, as well as swimming with dolphins and sharks and stingrays snorkeling. Visitors that prefer to see more of the Daytonville countryside, there are land-based excursions such as safari tours, horseback riding, and dune buggy.

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Despite being a tourist attraction Island, Fareeha is #1 in violent crimes out of all the island. Natives take advantage of tourist, cheating them out of money or outright robbing them.

It is believed that Fareeha is a hub for Human Trafficking in the middle east; this has caused the Daytonville police to increase the number of precincts it has on the island.

On Fareeha Island Prostitution is legal, the legal age for the consumption of Alcohol is 16, and the Legal Age to consume Alcohol in a club is 18. The City Council of Daytonville wants to repeal these laws to help the police keep order on Fareeha, however, the people of Fareeha often protest.

The lifestyle of Fareeha typically becomes the source of conflict, especially in City Council meetings.

Duran Island

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Duran Island is the Financial Hub for Daytonville, it is the wealthiest "Arm" of Daytonville. The Western-style model of business drives its economy with the main revenues now coming from tourism, aviation, real estate, and financial services. Duran Island is on the opposite end of Fareeha Island and uses a monorail system to transport citizens back and forth through each island. Though Duran Island has come under scrutiny for Human Rights Violation concerning the cities Indian and South Asian workforce. Duran practices Sharia Law.

Tourism is an important part of the Duran government's strategy to maintain the flow of foreign cash into the 'Arm'. Duran lure for tourists is based mainly on shopping, but also on its possession of other ancient and modern attractions. Duran hosted 14.9 million overnight visitors in 2017 and is expected to reach 20 million tourists by 2020.

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Duran is the shopping capital of Daytonville. Duran alone has more than 70 shopping centers, including the world renown Duran Mall. Duran is also known for the traditional soul districts located on either side of its creek. Traditionally, shops from East Asia, China, Sri Lanka, and India would discharge their cargo and the goods would be bargained over in the souls adjacent to the docks. Duran Creek played a vital role in sustaining the life of the community in the city and was the resource which originally drove the economic boom in Duran.

The most famous tourist attractions in Duran such as Dolphinarium, Cable Car, Camel Ride, Horse Carriage and Exotic Birds Shows

Duran International is located on this arm of the city. The airport was the 3rd busiest airport in the world by passenger traffic handling 83.6 million passengers in one year alone. The airport is also the busiest airport in the world by international passenger traffic. In addition to being an important passenger traffic hub, the airport is the 7th busiest cargo airport in the world. As of 2017, it operated internationally serving 142 destinations in over 70 countries across six continents.

Cresent Resort

The 1,539 room nautically themed resort has two accommodation wings, consisting of the East and the West Tower, linked together by the Royal Suite. It is complemented by the Hydroventure water park and the Dali Beach, which frequently plays host to concerts and other events.

K'AC Island

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K'ac Island (Pronounced Ki'ack) is a man-made Island in Daytonville. Its creation can be credited to the IBF. (Islamic Betterment Foundation). K'ac is home to a slew of modern marvels and museums; attracting tourist in a way that Duran and Fareeha Islands do not.

The actual construction of K'ac was inspired by the Favela's in Brazil, housing hundreds of Dayton's populace. Many of the actual hilltops are filled with Residential Housing; however, there is a specific hill bearing a controversial statue of Muhammad. The disputes over the statue continue to this day.

The Quran does not explicitly forbid images of Muhammad, but there are a few supplemental teachings which have explicitly prohibited Muslims from creating visual depictions of figures. It is agreed on all sides that there is no authentic visual tradition as to the appearance of Muhammad, although there are early legends of portraits of him, and written physical descriptions whose authenticity is often accepted.

The IBF constructed this monument to Muhammad without consulting the Daytonville Islamic Council. Many of the lawmakers on Daytonville Island, want to tear the statue down. But the people of K'ac argue that tearing the statue down would be symbolically blasphemous. It is interesting to note, the massive statue of Muhammad points in the direction of Mecca; the site of Muslim Pilgrimage.

Miftah Aljana

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Welcome to your dream destination, Miftah Aljana

Miftah Aljana is a private resort which was created for the rich and fabulous.

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Mifitah Aljana is where the embrace of nature is enhanced by the caress of luxury. Guests will be treated to a unique ‘castaway’ experience within the spacious villas, which feature beautifully designed interiors made from the highest quality sustainable materials.

The over water villas are situated in the middle of the lagoon, 500 metres from the island, where guests are able to lounge throughout the day and participate in activities that are created for them. There are no other resorts on the island, and Miftah Aljana Retreats are hidden away and barely seen from the sea, despite being only a few steps from the beach. The ultimate in privacy and seclusion.

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Benefiting from an ideal climate, with soothing tropical breezes and average temperatures of around 28°C (82°F) during the day and 23°C (73°F) at night, located on one of the smaller islands of Daytonville, Mifitah Aljana is the perfect location for your next private resort.

A limited number of spectacular prime beachfront and over water Private Resort rooms are available to purchase, each of which is uniquely-designed and carefully located to combine maximum privacy and tranquility whilst being close enough to enjoy Miftah Aljana first-class services and amenities. Benefiting from abundant natural light, lush foliage and picturesque views, the sprawling villas are made of sustainable materials and comprise detached living areas joined by wooden walkways, offering the luxury of space to villa owners and their families.

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Each Private Room is bespoke, designed to meet the gusts and their family’s specific requirements, whilst remaining true to the Miftah Aljana values. Indulge in your childhood fantasies as we build the perfect holiday home - be it a kid’s tree-house, a special herb garden or your own star gazing roof.

There are many benefits to villa vacationing at Miftah Aljana, including:

  • Discounts on flight transfers and other leisure services
  • Plus, all villa guests will benefit from the services of Mr. or Ms. private butlers, who are on hand to cater to your every wish.
  • On site private chef if wanted/needed
  • Wide wine selection from several locations around the world for your private villa
  • Private masseuse
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The land resort which is close by the private villas has several forms of entertainment for guests more focused on relaxation and guests who are looking for adventures to ensure everyone get's the dream island vacation they long for. There are no rooms on the actual island portion of the resort to assure maximum privacy to all guests who are staying at the villas.

For the guests who are wanting a more relaxing time, there is a spa on the land resort, movie night every night on the warm beaches, stargazing equipment, Karaoke, live music from bands of other Daytonville islands, culture dance performances and more!

For guests who are wanting more of a adventurous time there are many activities to do such as hiking trails, zip lining, snorkeling, scuba diving, land sports (tennis, golf, volleyball and more) and water sports (windsurfing, kayaking, stand up paddle and more)!

So come on down to Miftah Aljana, and begin your dream vacation today.

All revenue made is used to keep Valor City Children's Hospital funded.

(Please note that people staying the resort must be able to financially afford to do so)

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"alqasr alkabir" (Grand Palace)

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  • Standard CVNU rules apply.
  • Feel free to establish reasonable corporations, residences, bases, hideouts, and the like within the city.

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#2 Edited by The_Ghostshell (84303 posts) - - Show Bio

......AH....mazing

thats how a legend goes HAM
thats how a legend goes HAM

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#3 Posted by ParagonxXx (3562 posts) - - Show Bio

Very nice work, Shanana! ^_^

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#4 Posted by Nordok (2151 posts) - - Show Bio

Well...dang!

Top-notch.

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#5 Posted by Zauberin (6112 posts) - - Show Bio

I'll have to re-read this a couple of times. May have some things to do.

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#6 Posted by Feral Nova (57601 posts) - - Show Bio

"Blah"

"don't like how it turned out"

Whatever sha, this is amazing LOL

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#7 Posted by Shanana (60270 posts) - - Show Bio

I got 3 mods in a row. I should win a trip to disney land or something.

"Blah"

"don't like how it turned out"

Whatever sha, this is amazing LOL

That was the easy part though.

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#8 Posted by 8th_Wonder (398 posts) - - Show Bio

Sha you may have just outdone yourself thread-wise.

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#9 Posted by Shanana (60270 posts) - - Show Bio

Sha you may have just outdone yourself thread-wise.

I'm not finished. I have to add a few more things. But thank you...aaaand. Wikipedia lol

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#10 Posted by Zauberin (6112 posts) - - Show Bio

@shanana said:

I got 3 mods in a row. I should win a trip to disney land or something.

As a matter of fact...

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#11 Edited by Yasmin_Aiza (26 posts) - - Show Bio

Duran Island

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"Sister, do not act as if the European presence is not alarming. It's very alarming." The moment Yasmin spoke the eyes of the other women immediately dart her way. This was their weekly forum, the daughters of the richest tycoon's on the Island would come together right before afternoon prayer to discuss the changing climate between the islands.

"Yasmine, Do not act as if you feel their plight" Another woman spoke, this woman was a friend of a friend; no one Yasmine actually knew. Jameela Sircar; her father was a banker on Daytonville that's all Yasmine really knew about her--save for the typical rich people stuff.

"If I recall correctly from our earlier conversation, your father has protected you from an unwanted arranged marriage has he not? Surely placing the stipulation that a man must have more money than he has protected you from certain laws?" Yasmine's eyebrow rose in agitation, but Jameela was right.

"You are correct, I do not have to worry about marrying a man I don't love. I don't have to worry about wearing my hijab on the other islands. But your narrow-minded view of what "we" are has proven my point. 'We' in this instance is every one that practices the Islamic Faith. You know the same people that fund Dubai and keep the corrupt engines of western civilization lubricated through our oil. Western Civilization has made us the enemy, closed their borders off in an attempt to legalize there Islamaphobia. But surely you Jameela, being of Pakistani descent born in London; surely you have seen the plight of your people. Or has your father's riches blinded you from what you truly are?"

The two women, Yasmine and Jameela, they were yin and yang. Yasmine lived on K'ac Island, but she like many other people in the world was blessed with metahuman abilities. She was a hero on most of the islands, except here on Duran where she was wanted for "Crimes against Sharia Law"

Jameela's was unbeknownst to the women in attendance the architect of False Flag events for the Order of Malta, her presence here was strictly personal; but even as these women begin to speak about the happenings on the Island, the gears in her head saw a way to exploit the sentiment and establish a foothold for the order.

The most common denominator between the two of them was that they were both rich, born of European fathers. One sought to mend the relationship between Islam and the West, while the other was content controlling the world with The Order.

"There are very few Super-Heroes here in the middle east? Why is that? The West has hundreds of them. The East has hundreds of them, but no one ever talks about us. I'll tell you why. Because it's just easier if we're the bad guys."

We're Rich
We're Rich"

Jameela and Yasmine shared an intense gaze before one of the elders of the group broke their concentration.

"I fear that the arrival of Catalina Liafador will confirm your suspicions Yasmine" both Jameela and Yasmine turned toward the elder, each interested for different reasons.

Happening now, unknown to them. An American City in California was under attack; that attack spilled into Liafador Island in the False Bay, an attack that was orchestrated by none other than Jameela and The Order of Malta.

"Uh, Excuse me, ladies. I must really be going. It really was such a pleasure to meet you, Yasmine." Jameela lied before exiting the building.

"How did you two know so much about each other?"

"We're Rich, and it has its perks. What's this about Catalina Liafador?" Yasmine knew of the Liafador Family through its rise and fall. Her father made the fateful move of investing in Daytonville on fears that the "Jewels" of Alexis Pettis were true. His move proved to be fruitful as the Spanish/Iranian Banker moved his money before the fall of Spain.

"She and her little sister appeared here earlier. She's being treated at a hospital on the main Daytonville Island." The woman reported prepping her matts for prayer.

"I need to know as soon as she gets better. I need to have a talk with her" Yasmine commanded before prepping to make her exit.

"You're not staying for prayer?"

"I can't I told Det. Ashburn, I'd help him with something on Fareeha, we're going to finally try and crack this human trafficking case. Ladies remember. You risk death every time you meet with me, "As-salamu alaykum" She warned before dissipating into a cloud of sand, and blowing across the island.

Fareeha Island

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Over the skies of Fareeha, Lighting struck hitting Yasmin full on transforming her into a Goddess. Like the legends of the Goddess Shira and her family, Yasmin found a way to summon that same power, thru an amulet she found off the coast of Greece.

'Ashburn, I'm on my way to the coordinates. Hopefully, this will go better than the last job.' She thought before taking off across the Daytonville sky.

"Ahh hell, Yasmin. Our lead has been busted. I'm sending you coordinates to something else happening in our area right now..."

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#12 Posted by Tassiana_Pettis (757 posts) - - Show Bio

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“If it's me they want...then it's me they should get. I love you.”

Tassi sat up straight, clinging onto Star who was laying next her, despite Cat trying to get Tassi to make Star sleep on the ground. His white fur served as comfort as she could feel her little heart running really fast, it felt like it was going as fast as hummingbird wings. Ever since they got here, to their new home, every night Tassi had the same dream. It was the battle that took place at her home. Y was what they called her, the woman who hurt her family, the mean woman who forced Yaya to do something Tassi didn’t understand. It was her first major battle and it almost got her family killed. She still didn’t know what really happened with Yaya or her Abuela or her dad for that matter. One second she was standing in front of Yaya, the next they were in this city, her and Cat and Star. Cat promised she was going to take care of her, and she had. She found this place, they called it a women's shelter. It was a place where women went when they had nowhere to go, like Tassi and Cat.

Tassi didn’t mind the island here, it was kinda cool. They had weird statues and museums and hills and stuff. But it wasn’t like Tassi wanted to be anywhere else but by Cat’s side. The five year old had gotten a bit clingy after the big battle. Afraid that the same thing was going to happen again. Afraid, she was afraid. She lost her mom, she lost Yaya, she didn’t know where her daddy was, she didn’t know where Leo was, she didn’t know where Nene was, she didn’t know where her Abby was… she was afraid that if she wasn’t near by Cat at all times, she was going to get hurt like mommy or she was going to vanish like her other siblings. Cat was all she had left and she was afraid something bad was going to happen to Cat.

The sun began to peek through the blind covered window. The room was small, two beds opposite of the room from each other and a dresser and desk. Nothing fancy. But outside the room they did have an area for all the kids to play. Star was able to play too, cause all the kids loved Star, but he could only go out there if he had a leash on. Tassi didn’t even know what a leash was until she got here. She didn’t understand, why did Star need a rope around his neck? Star began to give a small whimper, nudging Tassi’s arm as she pet his head.

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“Pee pee?” She asked as Star’s tail began to wag back and forth. “Ok, shhh.” she pressed her finger on her lip as she crawled off her bed, walking over to a hanger by the door that had Stars leash. Star also jumped off the bed almost as silently as Tassi did. Walking over to the door she pulled on the door that opened with a very like creeeeeek sound. Waving to Star he quickly made himself out of the room with Tassi’s slippers in his mouth as Tassi followed, closing the door behind them. Slipping her shoes on and clipping the leash on Star’s collar, she began leading the way to the little “park” area for the kids. It was just a little patch of grass with a old metal slide and two swings and a small sandbox. Pushing the door to the park Star darted out, making his way to the only little shrub in the area to do his business while Tassi made her way to the grass area.

She kicked off her shoes as her feet pressed against the rough grass. She closed her eyes, taking in a deep breath as she would just take small steps. Her mind taking her back to the forest at home. She could see it. Trees as tall as the sky, green grass soft enough to fall asleep in, the cliff side that looked out into the ocean where the air was filled with a salty smell. But what she was trying to focus on… was Yaya. It was something she did every morning. Hoping that one morning, she would find her sister alive and well, and then her and Cat and Star could go get her and they could be a family again. But no matter how hard she tried.... she couldn't. But she did feel Star brush up against her as her eyes opened, quickly being brought back to the harsh reality. A small frown was shown as she hugged Star. “I miss… everything. But I’m so happy to have you Star, I love you and I love Cat too.” Pulling away Star licked her face as he walked off and once more grabbed her sandals, placing them in front of her. “I know, I know, thank you Star.” she gave him a kiss on his nose as Star then nudged a small dirty white rubber ball to her. “You’re right, let’s play!” She smiled once more, grasping the ball and began throwing it across the park area. Her and star kicking off the day with play time filled with giggles.

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Sleep was a luxury Catalina wasn't privy to in days. Liafador Island fell, along with Liafador International; Ziccarra and her younger sister Maya. Her father was in a coma; her oldest sister, Isis gone. She wasn't sure if Selene, Leonel, and Alexa were still on Earth, so as far as she could tell; it was just her Tassi and Star left.

Cat's sleepless nights were filled with intense memories of her upbringing, death, and misery. It felt surreal, how she manages to survived her life in Colombia and Belize; becoming one of the world's most notorious murderers, before transitioning into the woman she was today. That path was the source of strife and confusion, a path she didn't want for her younger sister.

The irony brought a sick smirk to her face, she gave up Maricela so she wouldn't have to live a life like this; and now she was forced to raise Tassi in a similar setting.

Out of the many Islands that made up Daytonville, K'ac was the best for them. Structured like the Brazilian favela's Catalina took advantage of the archaic island culture and settled them here to avoid being noticed by someone who'd mistake her for her mother--not that her old form would've matter either. K'ac also didn't follow the strict Sharia Laws that places like Duran did, allowing them to live pretty much like they used to.

"I have seen that look before"

"We can't stay here..." she murmured referring to the women's home. It was cozy, and everyone was really nice; but it was only a matter of time before more people came in, more people who'd be able to identify her. For the first time in her adult life, Cat was broke, if her father wasn't in a coma, or if Leo and Alexa were around; they'd be able to travel to some distance Galaxy to gather rare stones for her to sell...but that wasn't the case.

"I've seen that look before" A voice called out, drawing Cat's vision from Tassi to the far side of the playground. A woman dressed in all black looking exactly like her.

"Mom..." she whispered, but as the word left her mother it nearly turned into a yelp. "H-How are you here?" Cat asked slowly moving toward the fallen Queen of the Cardinals.

"My soul has not been judged yet, I am still in limbo" She replied wanting desperately to stroke Cat's hair but she was forbidden to touch anything.

"That look you have in your eyes, It tells the story of a survivor, but you and I both know who that survivor turned out to be. A woman that destroyed the city of Malaga. Cat, find your daughter. And be the mother you were always meant to be. I do not want you selling yourself again or worse to make ends meet. You are not that person anymore. Your father damn near gave his life to make sure you were not."

Cat wanted to scream, she wanted to blame everything on Ziccarra; everything! but before she could muster up the strength to do so a bark from Star snapped her out of her daydream. A hallucination from the lack of sleep? but why did it all seem so real?

There were fears, fears that their mother's failures would somehow disseminate down into Tassi; both Cat and Maya swore it'd never happen. "Maya..." she whispered eyes leering at the ground. She used to be so innocent, but now she was gone--trapped in some stupid curse.

"T-Tassi!" Cat called out screaming as loud as she could. "Put your shoes on and come here!" Whatever it was the ghost Ziccarra was right. She couldn't afford to revert back to being a criminal, nor could she sell herself to produce revenue-she'd have to get a job and to do so she'd need a babysitter. "Come on, we're going to the tourist area. I have to find a way." She said stopping midsentence before looking down at Tassi and Star. "I need to call my daughter"

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#14 Posted by Tassiana_Pettis (757 posts) - - Show Bio

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Tassi’s eyes widen at the sudden news. “Daughter?” She looked down at Star who was already nudging her shoes to her and holding the leash in his mouth. “STAR DO YOU KNOW WHAT THIS MEANS!?” She yelled out in excitement. “I’M A TIA AND YOU’RE A TIO!” She sat down, putting her shoes on. “Let’s go!”

The trio began making their way through the tourist area. There were TONS of people! But not just like… normal people, but people who dressed funny. A lot of them wore colorful buttoned shirts with shorts and socks with sandals and sunglasses and hats and some weird like… purse that wrapped around their belly. What did Cat say they where? Fatty packs? Tassi clung onto her big sisters hand as she looked at all the people taking selfies (just like Yaya used to do) in front of shops. In her other hand she held Star’s leash tightly. But Star wasn’t going anywhere, he was right in toe with his sister. People didn't seem to stare or notice the two women and dog roaming the streets. It wasn't like the Island, or even Spain. People didn't seem to know them like they did back at home, it was weird.

“Um… Cat?” She looked up at her sister… who also looked like her mom… it was… really hard still to look at Cat and not think of mommy. It still made her sad. But she loved Cat, and she knew that Cat wasn’t happy about looking like mommy too. “I don’t remember you having a baby. And I remember a lot, like A LOT. I remember stuff when I was a baby.” She began her assault of a million questions that come with a five a year old. “What’s her name? How old is she? How come I’ve never met her? Who's her daddy? Is he your husband? ARE YOU MARRIED?! Does she like ice cream? Do you think she’ll like Star? How come a lot of the tourists are fat? Where do babies come-" Her eyes landed on a group of men who were playing music and singing. She hadn't heard this type of music before and it instantly caught her attention causing her to forget half of the questions she was just asking. The energy around the area was bursting with excitement, wonder and happiness. It was something that Tassi hadn't felt for a while. The tight grip on her sisters hand began to slowly loosen the longer they lingered around the area, the youngest Pettis feeding off the positive energy.

Tugging on her sisters hand, she looked back up. "I can try and find her for you?"

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#15 Posted by Catalina_Liafador (1452 posts) - - Show Bio

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Cat's eyes cut swiftly surveying her immediate area, she was getting those "looks" they type of look a person gives when they "think" they know you. Grasping hold of Tassi's hand, Cat moved briskly through the slew of tourist disregarding Tassi's questions and the music she was drawing energy from.

As far as the world knew, Ziccarra Liafador was dead; but Catalina parading around a tourist island looking like Z wasn't going to be the best way to keep a low profile. She knew they couldn't stay here, it was only a matter of time before they were made.

"Tassi, stay still," Cat said pushing both her sister and the dog down an alleyway, before casting a dark cloak over the trio to prevent them from being spotted.

"Yes, I need you to locate her, but not out in the open come on" Cat lead the darling little Pettis into a store that sold hijabs, she hadn't intended to buy one rather see an old friend.

"I'm looking for Tara Andrews"

The store owner brushed aside the beads leading to a back room where Cat and Tassi followed. In the back, Tara was a tall amazonian-like woman with endless blue eyes and long blonde hair. She left the Island long before the attack and heard about the fall of the Mazoi from island refugee's.

"My Queen...Princess." The tall woman said bowing before Tassi and Catalina. "I'm afraid we're royalty with no kingdom." Cat knew the spirit of Y very well, however, she didn't know anything about this Ada Guillaume woman that destroyed Liafador International.

In addition to a substantial amount of funds, Tara gave Cat a book. A book on the dark arts given to her by Maya.

"Your sister gave this to me has a parting gift. At the time I didn't think anything of it, but now I'm assuming she had one of those premonitions. There's a passage in there that talks about bringing back the dead. I mean I know she's technically not dead, but...might be some more to it."

"Tassi, I need you to find Maricela Delgado. It's time you met your niece"

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#16 Posted by Hawkshade (4611 posts) - - Show Bio

I've got to read up on the Liafadors and learn what they're all about.

Just in case.
Just in case.

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The trio were in a store, and Tassi couldn’t help herself as she began grabbing at them. They were so pretty! Her eyes instantly shifted to one that was blue, just like the star Leo took her to go see! She began giggling, looking at Star as he was sniffing at some too. "Arn’t these so pretty?” she asked her brother, only to get a huff in a response. But soon they were lead to the back, she was going to have to ask Cat if she could have one before they left. ...If she remembered.

They were talking about a book, Yaya gave to her? She stood on her tipy toes, trying to get a look at the book. It could help Yaya? Her eyes widen, a little glimmer of hope in them.

"Tassi, I need you to find Maricela Delgado. It's time you met your niece"

Tassi nod her head as she stood in front of Cat and held out both her small hands to her big sister. “I’ve never met her, but when I look for you or mommy or daddy or someone else in the family, it’s easy for me because, because we all share a… a um...” She tried to explain only to get stuck for a moment, until Star barked. “Energy! Yeah! Thanks Star! So, I think that if I look for someone who has a energy kinda like yours, I-I can find her.” She nod her head to herself, as if giving herself a little pep-talk. “Ok, just… just close your eyes and really think of Maricela and, and… like… what she looks like, and stuff, ok?”

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As soon as the two would grasp each other hands, The Darling Pettis also closed her eyes, taking in a deep breath, her little chest rose as her hand began to grow warm. A soft glow of sapphire began to grow from her hand. The warmth would grow, stretching from her hands and reach up to the arms, to the chest and throughout the body. It felt like… like a warm, comforting hug. Like the ones mommy used to give when she was scared or hurt. Her eyes closed tightly she began to feel for her sobrina. Cat’s energy was slightly different than hers and Yaya. It actually felt exactly like mommy’s only… a little… different, a little… more tingling, like when your foot fell asleep! She didn’t understand it, but she never questioned it. It was just Cat. So she began to search, going through the motions. Starting small, localized to the city. She could feel… everything. Everyone’s energy, and so could Cat. But not just humans, animals, plants, even insects, everything with living energy, she could feel. It then expanded to the entire island, then further, and further and further. It was taking longer than normal, only because she had to be extra sure she didn’t accidentally miss someone.

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But then… she found it! Her eyes still closed, she gave a little gasp, more of surprise. She could found an energy, very similar to Cat’s. It even had that weird little tingle to it. “I… I found her! She's... she's so pretty.” She giggled, her grasps still on Cat’s hand. She would have felt it too and see it. She could see Mari, and feel the mixed emotions she was feeling and where she was at… Los Angeles. The warmth began to leave them, and the light died out as Tassi opened her eyes, taking in a deep breath and looking up at Cat. “Does this mean we’re going on a trip!?”

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@hawkshade: LOL Zeon and Ziccarra killed each other. Ada and the Order wiped the rest of them out.

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@hawkshade: LOL Zeon and Ziccarra killed each other. Ada and the Order wiped the rest of them out.

The killing must end.
The killing must end.

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Cat's eyes evenly scanned Maricela, she was beautiful, she could almost liken the young woman to herself, but Maricela had an attitude that didn't resound like any of the other Liafadors.

Catalina held the book in her hand knowing she could bring Maya back, but the others? Zeon and her mother Ziccarra; she dare not say out loud, but she didn't want them to return. Those two women were a constant source of strife if Cat was to rebuild the Liafador family; she'd have to do it without them.

"We're not going on a field trip," Cat answered eying the back wall of the store with interest. Running her hands along the wall the Dark Queen turned back toward Tara and Tassi expectantly.

"This book will tell us how to get Maya back, but It's not going to be a simple as it sounds" Cat admitted, before bending down eye level with her youngest sister. "We're going to have to go back to when Maya was first born, and defeat the 3rd Society. We'll have to stop them before they place Maya's consciousness in the body we know."

Cat explained handing Tassi a picture of their sister as the model.

"That's not going to work," Tara interjected snagging the picture from Tassi, holding it up in the middle of the room for both to see.

"If you erase that event, you'll change history entirely. I'm not a cosmic genius, but I'm fairly certain there are rules governing those sort of things. What I think we can do...is go back to the moment Maya used her energy to seal off the island. Tassi can absorb Maya's quantum energy into her own."

Tara suggests it was a good idea in theory, but there were a number of questions that needed to be answered.

"If that were the case then we'd need a body to put Maya's consciousness in. I've killed people before, but I've sort of moved away from that chapter in my life. We'd need to find someone that's not supposed to be here." Catalina had a thought, but she wouldn't share it not just yet. There was a candidate that was brought over during that Cataclysm fiasco...she was perfect but for now...

"Tassi, I need you too focus your energy on me so I can create a strong enough portal...can you do that?"

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She didn't understand what the two were talking about. Her little face twisted with confusion as the two adults went back and forth on what the plan was. But one thing was for sure, they were going to save Maya, and that was more than enough motivation for the youngest Hybrid Goddess. It sounded like Cat wanted to go back in time, but... they weren't suppose to do that. She remembered Zeon telling her when she was with her, to never mess with time. She didn't understand why she told her over and over again. But... Zeon was gone now, so... it was ok now, right?

Her hands instinctively reached out to Star, scratching behind his ears as he took seat right next to her, feeling her becoming a bit anxious about the back and forth bickering. But then the plan about Tassi absorbing energy was mentioned and she began nodding her head over and over again, like those bobble heads she saw the people holding up in the market.

"Tassi, I need you too focus your energy on me so I can create a strong enough portal...can you do that?"

"Yes!" Tassi's voice perked up as she almost jumped at the request. She was going to help save Yaya! She was going to do everything she could to help! She needed to touch Cat, so she reached up, grasping her hand a little tighter than she did moments ago to track down Mari. She didn't close her eyes this time as they began to shine sapphire. Her hand that was holding tightly onto her sisters also began to give a intense glow, her hand would have begin to become too hot to touch for any mortal being, but for Cat, it would be simply warm. "Just breath." Tassi spoke as she began to push her own energy into her sister, radiating up her hand, up her arm, into her chest and throughout her entire body. It would have felt like one massive sugar rush of energy!

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I'm late but this but this thread is outstanding. SHOOK.

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"Mari, Mari wait!" A male voice called out forcing the misplaced Liafador to turn toward his direction. Jacob Simpson, he was a guy she no so secretly had a crush on, but there were tough consequences for acting on those feelings. For one, he was the boyfriend of the girl that bullied her relentlessly; that in itself was enough to keep her distance.

"You didn't have to run off, I know it's tough but you can't let them get to you," He said speaking about an event that happened just moments ago. "It didn't get to me, I just tend to be really clumsy at times" She responded looking down at the ground; she didn't believe it even as the words spew from her mouth.

"Mari...she pushed you down. You know at some point you're going to have to start standing up to people or they'll always push you down"

He was right, but her powers were finally starting to awaken; retaliating against his girlfriend could be dangerous probably even fatal. No sooner than her head tilt up and eyes brighten a portal opened from behind her scaring Jacob sh!tless before she knew it a hand was on her shoulder pulling her through the abyss.

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Emerging from the portal her nose instinctively scrunch at the smell of bad incense. She had a knack for noticing those sort of things, next her eyes fix on the Mazoi woman Tara, Tassi and then Catalina.

" What the *** just happened. Why did you bring me here, screw that let's start with how the hell did you even find me?" She immediately snapped drawing a curious brow from both Tara and Cat.

"Your aunt found you." Cat explained nodding toward Tassi's direction. Maricela's eyes very slowly panned toward the darling little Pettis, it was as if the confusion were sucked from her face and immediately replaced with agitation.

"What the *** is wrong with this family..." She whispered again.

"We brought you here through a portal Tassi and I created, we need your help to bring back your Aunt Maya" Catalina explained drawing further looks of confusion from her daughter.

"*** You, you don't get to just discard me and then bring me back when you need a favor. My last name is Delgado, not Liafador fix your own damn problems." Maricela purposely shoulder blocked Catalina on her way toward the exit, but she was halted by little Star.

"I know you hate me, I'm fine with that. Trust me I gave you a better life than anyone in this family will ever enjoy. But bringing Maya back is important"

Cat's pleas resound with Mari, she did meet Maya before, the conversation was boring as hell but she did seem like a sweet woman. But Maricela Delgado was as stubborn as her mother and grandmother, even if she didn't physically say it this time Cat knew she stood hard with a no.

"WHY ARE YOU SUCH A ***ING BRAT CAN'T YOU SEE THAT I'M TRYING TO SAVE MY SISTER!" Cat screamed burning red in the face.

"CAN'T YOU SEE THAT I DON'T GIVE A FLYING ****" Mari screamed back her eyes flaring with an intense heat that cause Cat to back down.

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The Tiny Goddess gasped with a wide smile as the portal was made, and suddenly… her sobrina came through! She almost jumped up to say hi, but was instead came face to face with hostility. It caused the youngest Liafador to take a step back as Star stood by her side. She could feel the anger inside of Mari. Zeon was always angry too, but Mari’s anger was different. But Cat… she was mad too. At at Mari? No… mad at… herself? Maybe? Star quickly left Tassi’s side to try and stop Mari from leaving and Tassi was left in the chaos of swirling emotions all around her. Tears began to build up in her eyes, why did Mari hate them so much? Why was Cat yelling at her daughter? Why wouldn’t Mari help?

When the yelling stopped, Tassi stepped up in front of Cat. “Mari?” She looked up at her Sobrina for the first time. “Hi, I’m Tassiana and this is Star, he’s been with me since… well… forever!” Star barked, wagging his tail. “You don’t have to call me Tia. You don’t know me and it’s probably weird to call a five year old your Tia.” She gave a small smile. “I know… you’re really mad and… I’m really really sorry you’re mad. We... we shouldn't have brought you here without asking, it's my fault." She started, trying to calm the situation with her own abilities. Soothing, calming, energy came from her, yelling wasn’t helping, maybe this would. "I was just really excited to meet you, because, well... your family. I know you said you're not a Liafador, but... you're still family." She took another step forward. "And... I need your help." She began. "My… my mommy, she... she died. Trying to protect us from someone who wanted to hurt us.” Her voice cracked, the familiar pain swelled in her chest, but she didn’t cry, she couldn’t cry right now. She had to be a big girl. “And my daddy? He’s really sick, I-I tried to help, but I’m not that strong. And… and… Yaya… she’s in a lot of trouble. She’s a really good person, she’s really nice and cares about all of us. She... she sac... sacri..." She paused, trying to think of the word as Star then gave a small huff. "Sacrifice! Thanks Star. And Cat, she’s trying really hard to take care of me, and she’s been the best big sister ever, but we’re also trying save Yaya but it’s just us. We don't have anyone else. We need your help, please Mari, please help us get Yaya back. Please?"

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Mari glance down at Tassi and then back to Star, she wouldn't say it aloud but she liked the relationship, almost to the point where she was envious. Tassi somehow manages to sooth the anger swelling beneath the surface of her skin her body visibly relaxed, and she managed to struggle a smirk in her aunt's direction.

"...Fine, what do you need me to do..." Her eyes cut toward her 'mother' as much as she wanted to roll them, she couldn't. It was a negative element and for some reason, she couldn't help but think about drinking a thot juice on the beach sunbathing. Weird.

"Tassi will use her powers to amplify Cat's powers, Cat will open a portal and the two of you will go inside to collect Maya's consciousness," Tara explained. Mari got the general concept of what they were doing, she just didn't understand why she had to be the one going.

"And I have to got foooor....?" she asked finally succumbing to her own curiosity. Cat moved in front of both Tassi and Mari almost emotionless, they didn't know each other well but Mari knew when someone had made up their mind.

"Because the moment I use this spell, I have to sacrifice something. I am giving my powers. So get ready." She didn't leave room for any sort of rebuttal instead she took the book in her hand and started Maya's spell.

"Mari you will be responsible for creating the portal to bring you guys back, the spell will only work for 30 minutes to get in and get out. Tassi, It's simple Maya exist only as energy now, you'll have to find the energy and absorb it can you do that?"

Before Tassi could answer Star took command barking to show he at least understood. Cat, Mari, and Tassi all took each other's hands, as the portal opened they could see through to the Arbiter's grounds, where the Order of Malta's forces was preserved in stone.

"So, Maya is your sister huh. What happened to your momma"

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#27 Posted by Hawkshade (4611 posts) - - Show Bio

Poor Tassiana.

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@shanana: I'll have a post up later today in this, sorry for the wait

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#29 Edited by Grimmwald (3091 posts) - - Show Bio

Every time I read a Tassi post, I get the urge to write Thee Champion and improve everything for her, LOL.

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@shanana: I have no idea where Maya's statue is currently on the island LOL ^__^' Where is she? Hope this was ok >_>

Wait… Cat was going to lose her powers? Worry washed over Tassi as she looked up at her big sister. What was going to happen to her? But she had to focus, she couldn’t be scared. “Star, stay close, ok?” She whispered to her brother as he gave an acknowledging huff and just like that… the group walked through the portal.

It felt… weird. She could feel the energy shift really fast from calm and warm, to… bone chilling cold. Tassi physically stopped walking as her hands lost their grasps on Mari and Cat. She was frozen. The energy here… it was… it was… like…

Star could be heard whimpering behind her. Yeah… it felt like that.

Everyone, was in stone. Maya, she did all of this, to save her and Cat. Poor Maya, they needed to save her, they had to!

"So, Maya is your sister huh. What happened to your momma"

The young Pettis hesitated for a moment to answer, a little overwhelmed by the entire situation they were in. “Zeon, our cousin, she killed her.” Tassi spoke very softly. “Zeon and mommy, they didn’t get along. But… Zeon wasn’t always mean… she took really good care of me for a little while, when mommy was ‘sick’. But then Cat came back and got me.” She looked up at Mari. “Mommy, daddy, Zeon, Maya and Cat all took turns taking care of me. They all wanted to make sure I was safe. But now, I get to help take care of Maya and make her safe.”

Her feet moved her towards one of the stoned individuals. Her tiny hand reaching out as they touched the frigid stone. She gasped as she felt it quickly jerking her hand back and taking an actual jump backwards. She felt… pain. Holding her wrist with her free hand, she looked down to see a crimson mark of energy on her hand. Everything… hurt here. But now she had to focus, on Maya. She was here for Maya.

Tassi slowly kelt down to the ground, her hands pressing on the ground as her hands began to give a sapphire glow followed by her little hands. She was scanning the area, for Maya’s energy. But… it was so hard to focus. “I...I think…” Tassi’s eyes squinted, as if trying to focus on something. And then… she felt it, or rather her. “...Maya…” She whispered softly. “She’s… she’s everywhere.” The Tiny Hybrid Goddess began to explain. “Her energy, its like…” With her hands she cupped them together and then pulled them apart, spreading her fingers out. “When she did this to the island, her energy went everywhere.” she tried to explain. “I can start absorbing it little by little but I think there’s a spot on the island where most of her energy is at… I think it’s that way. It’s a little hard to tell.” She explained.

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Mari's eyes scanned the quiet island, Maya encased the entire island in stone. Stone trees, stone grass...stone ocean--just a rock gravesite. Her eyes then tilt down to her pint-sized aunt--something she was still trying to come to terms with. Tassi's story was admittedly convoluted, a story of family friction that results in death; and ultimately shifting custody of the minor, it was also her story. Had Catalina not made the choice to give her away to a "good" family, she probably would've been wrapped up in this mess as well--well more than she already was.

"I can sense it too" Maricela explained pointing in various locations across the island. Maya's energy was hitting the gut of her stomach, she could feel her own dormant power building until finally, Mari exploded in a burst of flames.

Decked out in a pristine white and gold uniform with beautiful ruby hair engulfed in a majestic mane of flames. They were always an enigma--her powers. Sure she knew she could fly and somehow open portals but now flames?

"She's there" Mari pointed, toward the balcony overlooking the island. Maya's finger could be seen extending past the rails.

"She's the Princess of Power for a reason...huh" Mari said still in awe at the erratic way her powers took form.

"Let's hurry this place gives me the creeps"

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@grimmwald: We can bring him and Isis out and they can wreck everything that makes Tassi sad.

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@grimmwald: We can bring him and Isis out and they can wreck everything that makes Tassi sad.

where was this like six months ago?

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#38 Posted by Feral Nova (57601 posts) - - Show Bio

@shanana: Wait is it just Tassi and Mari?

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@tessa_callahan said:

@grimmwald: We can bring him and Isis out and they can wreck everything that makes Tassi sad.

where was this like six months ago?

Better late than never!

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@shanana (Hope this is cool for you, lemme know if you need me to change anything)

Tassi gasped as golden flames erupted from her niece. “Wow” she whispered as she shield her eyes and Star’s for a moment before lowering her hand. The heat from her niece giving her a warmth that helped with the chilling atmosphere around them. The energy radiating off her body. It was… so strong, it was so pretty. She had never felt something like this before.

But her eyes quickly darted in the other direction to where Mari was pointing. A balcony, and fingers reaching out over the rails! “Yaya.” She spoke softly, scared, but trying to be hopeful at the same time. “Yeah, lets go.” Tassi agreed as she looked up at Mari. She didn’t want to slow her cousin down as she watched her floating above the chilled ground. “Lemme just…” she closed her eyes tightly as a blue energy began to surround her body. Her body began lifting off the ground, a bit unsteady, trying to fly for the first time on her own. Star watching in awe. But it was something she could quickly get a hold of. Tassi reached down, and grasped Star who gave a nervous yelp. Picking him off the ground so they wouldn’t leave her little brother behind. “Come on!” Tassi was eager to get to her sister as she took off flying. Staggering from side to side, but able to fly forward, the youngest Pettis lead the way to her big sister.

Getting to the balcony, she landed, the blue energy quickly fading from her as she stumbled to a halt, as she set Star down, only to have her eyes fixated on the stone version of her sister. “Maya!” Tassi cried out, rushing to her sister who was in a frozen, stone cold state, her hands reaching out from the balcony, as if she was extending her energy out throughout the entire island. Her face was covered in distress. Distress that Tassi could sense. The tiny Pettis hesitated to touch her sister as Star nudged her. “I-I know.” She looked over at Mari for a moment, before reaching out and touching Maya.

As soon as Tassi touched the stone, she felt it, Maya's energy, swirling inside the stone. It hurt, Maya was hurting, tears began to fall off Tassi's face as she pulled away. "I'm going to help you Yaya." She whispered to her sister, carefully ducking under her sisters arms until she was face to face with her sister, in between her arms. She closed her eyes again as she carefully reached out and touched each side of her sisters face with her hands. "Don't worry." She spoke as she felt it, no... felt her, Maya. She could feel her energy inside. Her brows began pushing against one another as she began trying to absorb Maya's energy.

Crimson like energy (similar to the energy she would dispel when she used her abilities) began to be pulled from the stoned Hybrid Goddess. Tassi’s hands could be seen slightly trembling at the raw power she was pulling out from her sister. This was her sisters life essence she was drawing out. This was her sister. A small whimper could be heard from the Pettis, as small trickles of sweat could be seen slowly going down the temples of her forehead. “Almost.” She murmured, until she gave one last pull. A ball of crimson energy, glowing brightly and full of life, was now being held in Tassi’s hands. Her eyes opened, and with a smile, she spoke to it. “Hi Yaya.” She looked at the energy, being ever so careful as she cradled it close to her chest. Once again she ducked under the stone version of her sister and made her way towards Mari. “I got her. I think we can go now.”

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#44 Posted by Beremud (616 posts) - - Show Bio

@shanana: How would the local governments feel about free MRF security services if they allowed me to establish a training facility here?

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#46 Posted by Beremud (616 posts) - - Show Bio

@shanana: Oh, just one. We're a very modest shady PMC. ;)

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#47 Posted by Shanana (60270 posts) - - Show Bio

@beremud said:

@shanana: Oh, just one. We're a very modest shady PMC. ;)

I think it depends on which island you're planning on setting up on. I can actually create one just for you. There are 50 of them lol

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The Moment Mari's feet connect with the balcony the dense flames that previously burned from her lithe frame cease depositing her just inches away from Maya.

A few months ago, she wanted nothing more than to learn her place in this family, now it seemed that her mother was right--she didn't have one.

The Liafador family was a fraction of what it used to be, plagued by internal conflicts and power positioning this family really did drink its own poison. 'I'm better off with my adoptive parents' she thought, they were unhappy with one another, and cheating on each other but they still loved her.

Despite her inexperience, Tassi seemed to have a better handle on her powers that she did, as the young Pettis ripped Maya's consciousness from the stone prison, Mari stood visibly impressed and a bit disturbed.

"You're going to need a lot of counseling when you get older" she joked. "Alright let's go." wafting her hands across the ambient space Mari opened up a portal strong enough for the both of them to exit.

"Great you guys did it" Cat said moving toward the two with an uncharacteristic smile on her face. "Last thing Tassi, I need you...to sync Maya with dad. It'll be a good resting place for her until we can find somewhere to put her. Besides he probably needs a friend." Cat said pulling back another curtain to reveal Alexis' resting in his coma.

"Hey, Tassi...when you come back. I want to talk to you. About honing my powers"

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“Counseling?” Tassi asked, looking up at her niece as she still hugged Maya’s energy close to her. She didn’t want to absorb it, she was… afraid to do so. She had never done anything like this before, and was afraid it would hurt her sister. But then the portal opened, and Tassi smiled as Star gave a small yelp of a bark of approval. They walked through, and just as before, they were now back.

Tassi carefully moved to Cat, showing the crimson energy, smiling up to her sister. But then… Cat asked for something weird. “Sync Maya with dad?” She had never done something like that before. Could she do that? Her eyes looked over to the curtain being open, to see her daddy laying on the bed!

She was so excited to see him! But before she could go off and say hi, Mari said something that she wasn’t expecting.

"Hey, Tassi...when you come back. I want to talk to you. About honing my powers"

“Me?” Mari wanted to talk to Tassi about her powers!? Her big sapphire eyes widen as she became super excited! “Yeah! Ok!” The Darling Pettis nod her head with a huge smile on her face. “I’ll be right back ok?” She hesitated for a moment, afraid that Mari would leave before she would come back, but she had to hurry up and finish this! before running off to see her dad.

Her legs then carried her off to her dad, who was laying on a bed. She wanted to hug him so much, but she didn’t want to accidentally drop Maya. She got on her tip toes and leaned into his ear. “Hi Daddy, it’s Tassi and Maya and Star and Cat and even Mari is here. Mari is Cat's daughter! Did you know you're a grandpa!? She's been really nice and she's super pretty. And I’ve missed you so much. I hope you’re doing ok. I have so much more to tell you but… I have to wait because Cat needs me to do something to help you and Maya ok? I love you Daddy.” And gave him a kiss on the cheek.

Nervousness could be seen on Tassi’s face. “I don’t know if I can do what Cat wants.” She spoke, looking down at Star who gave a supportive nudge to her elbow. “Thanks Star.” she smiled. “Ummm…” Tassi looked around, trying to find something to stand on to give her a little boost, and without even having to ask, Star was already seen dragging a small wooden step stool next to his sister. “Thank you Star!” Tassi smiled, carefully climbing up the stool as she was now tall enough to do what needs to be done.

“Maya.” The Tiny Goddess spoke softly into the crimson energy that was still swirling in her hands. “I’m going to put you were Daddy is ok? You’re going to be able to talk to each other and spend time with each other for a little bit. Tell him I love him when you see him and give him a big hug for me and Star. And I’m going to try super duper hard not to hurt you, but… but if I do I’m really really sorry so please don’t be mad.” She pulled the energy away from her face, holding it above her dad’s head.

One hand pressed against her father’s forehead as her other hand held Maya just above his face. Tassi’s eyes didn’t close, instead began to give a light sapphire glow. There was a warmth that began to grow in the room, calming, warming, gentle. The Crimson energy began to swirl in the palm of Tassiana's hand as it slowly began to trickle down to the hand that was placed upon her father's forehead. She was infusing Maya's consciousness with her fathers. Slowly the crimson energy that belonged to her sister began to fade from her hand, until it was completely gone. Tassi then placed both of her hands on her dad's forehead, making sure all of her big sister made it inside. Checking, double checking even triple checking. When she was done, the glow faded from her eyes and a heavy sigh escaped from her as her entire body suddenly became weak.

Stumbling off the step stool she leaned on Star who was quick to stand by her side, her little chest rising up and down, her breathing quicken. She felt like she couldn't get enough air in her chest. "Cat... I... I need a break please." She had never used her powers at this level before. It sucked out more energy out of her than she thought.