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Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« on: March 18, 2015, 02:14:19 AM »
Please read "Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #4 - Task Force" before reading this.

She really didn't want to do it.  There were other heroes who have done greater things that Ms. Liberty could have sent.  Kolissa stopped a war after all, and would be an excellent choice for this mission she thought.  Super Fire Dragon has proven time and again that he may be short, but he can get the job done.  Why didn't Ms. Liberty send him.  And then there was Necrophillia, sure she is creepy and ill-tempered at times.  Necrophillia did send part of Kolissa's soul to hell.  Necrophillia would have been a fine choice for this mission if the others couldn't go.  Ms. Liberty sent her.  She knew that she would need to step up.  She would have to handle this mission --- alone.  She stepped into pocket D.
"Hello, $Target.  The Talos exit is behind me."  The hostess said.
"They really need to get those automotons fixed."  Flower Night thought to herself.
She ignored the useless directions of the robotic hostess, after all she had just come from Talos --- geez.
She continued walking down the corridor.
"The entrance to Faultline is through this sewer."  Th pile of clothes said laying next to the manhole cover.
Well, she had thought that it was a pile of clothes, that gave her a start when it started talking.
She rounded the corner and walked towards the elevator.
"Halt, Flower Night.  Only Heroes allowed pass this point."  The Guard said.
She showed her ID badge to the scanner and the doors opened.
"This is a weird place."  She said as the doors closed.

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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2015, 02:45:01 AM »
The elevator doors opened to a bar area.  She could see a cube truck parked in the middle of the room with a bird on top of it.  There were no people.  The machinery was still in place and functioning.  The laser lights danced on the main floor separating the blue side where she was from the red side across the dance floor.  There was a huge platform in the middle of the dance floor where somebody important must've stood at one time.  She made her way between a big ramp leading to a Portal Corp. looking transporter and the wall.  The ramp rose about 12 feet, but it didn’t have railings on it.  She realized how dangerous hero work really is, and a missing safety rail was no big deal to superheroes.  She continued walking and made a left turn.  She saw the restrooms across the small room and to her left was the thing she had been dreading.  It was the portal to Praetoria.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2015, 03:43:54 AM »
"I've read the news from Praetoria, and it doesn't sound good."
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2015, 04:27:52 AM »
“Toto, I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore.”  Flower Night said as she looked around at Imperial City.
Imperial City looked big and shiny.  It reminded her of New York City with its towering buildings, busy streets and massive advertisments.  It was the kind of place that could make you feel alive or very small.  She took a deep breath, decided to stop talking to herself and forged ahead.  See had to find the leader of the Syndicate.
“Pleased to meet your acquaintance, now whaddyas want?”  The Suit said.
“I am here to meet with and talk to the leader of the Syndicate.”  Flower Night said.
“Impossible, beat it.”  The Suit said.
“I don’t take ‘impossible’ for an answer.”  Flower Night insisted.
“Fine.  It’s your funeral.  I knows a guy who knows a guy who can get you in.”  The Suit informed.
“Swell, give me the contact information.”  Flower Night asked.
“You ain’t no narc are you?”  The Suit asked.
“Of course not.  All I need is to talk with the Syndicate leader.”  Flower Night explained.
“Look, see, I like you.  You’re kind of cute and you seem harmless.  So here’s the deal, you meet this guy at this address, but remember, you don’t know me.”  The Suit said as he handed Flower Night a folded slip of paper.
“Thank you.”  Flower Night said as she grabbed the paper.
The suit walked away and Flower Night started walking towards the train station.  She was hoping to find a map of the city to help her find the contact written on the paper.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #4 on: March 25, 2015, 02:52:01 AM »
“What are you doing here?”  Flower Night asked.
“I’m here to warn you.”  Totally Awesome Dude said.
“About what?”  Flower Night asked.
“Lots of things.”  Totally Awesome Dude said.
“Like what?”  Flower Night asked.
“Like that address that guy gave you.”  Totally Awesome Dude said.
“You mean this?  What about it?”  Flower Night asked.
“I over-heard them; it’s a trap.”  Totally Awesome Dude said.
“A trap!  What did you hear?”  Flower Night asked.
“Well, I hear them talking before you arrived.  I was staking out the area on another unrelated matter.  They knew that you would be coming and asking about The Syndicate.  I heard them plan the trap.  By the time you enter that building, they will be waiting for you.”  Totally Awesome Dude said.
“How do you know that you weren’t seen?”  Flower Night asked.
“Because of this.”  Totally Awesome Dude said holding out one of the Syndicate black and red leather jackets.
“You were in disguise?”  Flower Night asked.
“Yes, as I said, I was here on another unrelated matter.”  Totally Awesome Dude said.
“Well they will be expecting only me.  What if I show up in force?”  Flower Night asked.
“That would ruin the objective of your mission.”  Totally Awesome Dude said.
“Oh yeah.”  Flower Night replied.
“Wait, there’s more.”  Totally Awesome Dude said.
“What?”  Flower Night asked stunned.
“I think Positron is trying to take over Hero Corps.”  Totally Awesome Dude shared.
“What!”  Flower Night’s jaw dropped.
Totally Awesome Dude explained what he had found out and the pieces he had put together as the two walked to a nearby coffee shop.
“ … and that is why they merged the yellow and the green train lines.”  Totally Awesome Dude finished a long and irrefutable analysis of the recent events in Paragon City.
“Wow, but that doesn’t explain what happened to Statesman.”  Flower Night pointed out.
“Oh that’s an easy one.”  Totally Awesome Dude began.
As he explained how the pieces fit together, Flower Night felt her innocence, her naiveté vaporize.  She felt like she had been invited to the advanced class and she was the star student.  She took a long silence moment to take it all in.  Totally Awesome Dude sipped his double skinny latte’ twice whipped.
“Are you telling me that Super Fire Dragon was in on the Rikti war.”  Flower Night asked with disbelief.
“I never said that, but you must admit there is a strong connection between Lord Nemisis and Lady Jayne.”  Totally Awesome Dude responded.
“But that would mean that the Freakshow and the Warriors are both working for the Crey.”  Flower Night concluded.
“We can’t prove that, but the Trolls and the Lost have never been seen together outside the Hollows.”  Totally Awesome Dude replied.
“Ok, but how does that implicate Positron?”  Flower Night asked.
“Don’t you see?  Positron is the mastermind.”  Totally Awesome Dude began unraveling the thickest, most convoluted, extremely twisted plot of intrigue Flower Night had ever heard.
“I still can’t believe that Kolissa is a double-agent.”  Flower Night confessed.
“Why else do you think Ms. Liberty sent you here instead of, don’t take this the wrong way, somebody with more experience.”  Totally Awesome Dude said.
“How can I trust you?”  Flower Night asked.
“Let’s go to that address, together, but we will sneak in the back way and take a look around.”  Totally Awesome Dude said.
“Yes, that could work.”  Flower Night said.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #5 on: March 26, 2015, 01:24:40 AM »
There is an old saying, “Be careful what you ask for.”  Well Flower Night found out the hard way that that saying can become very true very quickly.
“Wow, I have never seen so many Syndicate members in my life.”  Flower Night softly exclaimed.
“Keep your voice down.”  Totally Awesome Dude said as the two made their way around the kitchen and back rooms of the building at the address that was written on the paper the Suit gave Flower Night.
“I heard that it was the great Kolissa.”  A Syndicate member said to another.
“No, you're all wet.  It was necrophillia.”  Another Syndicate member said.
“I can’t wait to feel, Necrophillia.  If you know what I mean.”  A Syndicate member replied.
“Yeah, haha, They say that she has that ‘Come to your doom, boys’ look that is so hot these days.”  Another Syndicate member said.
“Forget it, guys.  The only way to get to first base with her is to be dead.”  A different Syndicate member said.
“Eeeeewwww.” Several Syndicate members exclaimed.
“Pipe down and pay attention.”  A Suit said.
“Sir, is it true that Necrophillia is coming?”  A Syndicate member asked.
“No, it is not Necrophillia.”  A Suit said.
“Who is it, would we know the name?”  Another Syndicate member asked.
“Yes, it is the great Flower Knight herself!”  A Suit answered.
“They have you confused with some one else.”  Totally Awesome Dude whispered.
“I miss my ‘K’”  Flower Night shouted.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2015, 12:51:15 AM »
In his tastefully decorated Talos Island penthouse, Super Fire Dragon strolled.  He had a very large snifter of Brandy that he swirled as he paced.  “This isn’t right.”  He thought to his self.  His mind raced through the possible outcomes of Flower Night in Praetoria trying to thwart the Resistance led Syndicate and Carnival of Light coalition.  He walked over to phone and set down his Brandy.
“Hello, who is this?  Why did you wake me up?”  Necrophillia said over the phone.
“This is your best friend, Super Fire Dragon, and … “  SFD said into the phone, but he was interrupted by a loud click and the ‘dial tone’ returning.  Yes, wired phone would give you a feedback signal when picked them up off the hook or out of the cradle.  This feed back tone was known as the ‘dial tone’ it let you know that your phone was active.  This was years before they replaced that with signal strength bars and battery level indicators.
“Female dog.”  SFD said as he slammed down the telephone handset.  He took another sip of Brandy and decided to try another hero.
“Super Fire Dragon!  What it is!”  Kolissa said over the phone.
“Hi, Kolissa, what’s all that noise?”  SFD asked.
“We’re having a party!”  Kolissa replied.  “Hey you, wanna talk to Super Fire Dragon?  Well here.”  Kolissa said to some passer-by as she handed off the phone.
“Wow, are you really Super Fire Dragon?”  Some guy said.
“Yes, this is Super Fire Dragon, I need to … “  SFD replied.
“Guess what everybody; Super Fire Dragon is on the line.”  Some guy shouted to the room.
“Hello, Super Fire Dragon, I just want to think you for rescuing my sister from the Circle of Thorns.”  Some woman said.
“My pleasure, can you put … “  SFD said.
“Hello, Super Dragon Dude, I love you man.”  Some other guy said.
“Super Fire Dragon, that time you stopped the clockwork king in Skyway City.  Didn’t you already have stopped him before?  Do you kill steal?”  Another voice asked.
“Don’t be rude, you don’t know what hero work is like.”  Yet another voice said.
“Helllo!  Hello!  I need to talk to Kolissa.”  SFD called over the phone.
“I’m not Kolissa, but Super Fire Dragon, I was wondering, if you’re not doing anything, maybe we could go someplace and talk.”  Another woman’s voice said.
Super Fire Dragon slammed the phone down in frustration.  He paced some more and thought that he must get a group together.  He picked up the phone, took a deep breath and dialed the number.
“You called at a bad time, please leave a message after the beep.  It’s kind of an interesting technology.  It answers the phone, plays my message and a beep then switches to record mode.  BEEP!”  The answering machine said.
“Dev, it’s me, Super Fire Dragon.  If you’re there, pick up.  Hello, hello.”  SFD said into the phone.

At the apartment of Developer 13.

“Shouldn’t you answer that, it could be important.”  Jenny Hall said.
“There is no way that it is more important than this.  Did I ever tell you that pregnant woman turn me on?”  Developer 13 said.
“I kind of guessed that.”  Jenny Hall said.
The two of them went back to doing what ever it was that they were doing.

Back at Super Fire Dragon’s penthouse.

“Expletive!”  The little dragon had reached his limit.  He had a bad feeling that Flower Night was in trouble, but he couldn’t get any of his old team together.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #7 on: March 28, 2015, 11:43:42 PM »
[A tribute to Ascendant, Ascendant style.]

As he poured milk over his bowl of Super-Fire-Dragon-Crunch, the phone rang.
“Good, maybe one of those heroes I called a few hours ago finally decided to hear my plan.”  Super Fire Dragon thought to his self.
“Hello.”  SFD spoke into the phone.
“Oh hi, Ascendant.
Yes it has been a while.
No-no, I.
Yes, Ascendant I think you are a valuable hero.  I just didn’t …
Really, I didn’t know Flower Night was a close personal friend.
Next time, I will call you first.
I’m trying to get a team together to help her.
No.
No, Ascendant, I’m not pulling your leg.
That’s Flower Night, without a K.
No, Flower, like a daisy.
No, I’ve never seen Flour Knight in action.
You’re right, I shouldn’t judge.
Yes, Ascendant.
Yes, Ascendant.
Yes, but, but, but,
I’m not familiar with the bread-stick power-set that’s all.
I’m sure she is.
Yes, Ascendant.
Ok, I will, bye.
No.
Bye now.
Yes, goodbye.
Alright I’ll say it.  Great, just great.
You’re welcome.
Goodbye to you too.”
Super Fire Dragon hung up the phone.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #8 on: April 01, 2015, 03:44:42 AM »
“You were spying on us, I want to know why!”  A Syndicate member demanded of Totally Awesome Dude.
“We were only checking out the hunch I had that there was a trap waiting for Flower Night.”  Totally Awesome Dude answered.
“So you admit it!”  The Syndicate member shouted.
“Can I re-phrase my earlier response?”  Totally Awesome Dude asked.
“What?  Who do you think you are?”  The Syndicate member stormed.
“I’m Totally Awesome Dude.”  Totally Awesome Dude said realizing too late that this could get him into more trouble.
“You will show me some respect.”  The Syndicate member said.  “Now, what is your name?”
“They call me Totally Awesome Dude.”  Totally Awesome Dude replied trying to make his name sound like a name.
The Syndicate member punched Totally Awesome Dude in the gut so hard that TAD doubled over in pain.
“Tell me your name.”  The Syndicate member demanded.
“My name, is, Totally Awesome, Dude, Sir.”  Totally Awesome Dude said gasping in pain.
“Oh, your name is Totally Awesome Dude.  With a name like that, you shouldn’t have a glass brisket.”  The Syndicate member said and hit him again in the stomach.  Totally Awesome Dude doubled over again and fell to the floor.  The Syndicate member kicked him as he walked past out the door.  Totally Awesome Dude moaned in replied. 
Although Totally Awesome Dude could have changed into “the lobster” form and withstood much more beatings or even escaped, he couldn’t risk exposing his self as a superhero.  The mission to determine what was going on with the Resistance, Carnival of Light and the Syndicate was too important.  He thought that he and Flower Night could be pawns in a game of power coup within Hero Corps.  That thought troubled him, but the only way back is to keep moving forward.

“Your friend was most cooperative.  He told us everything we need to know.”  The Syndicate member said to Flower Night.
“Thank goodness, I’ll be going now.”  Flower Night said as she got up from the chair she was sitting on and took a step towards the door.
“Sit down!”  A Syndicate guard said as he pushed her back into her seat.
“Cute; enough of your tricks.  Tell me why you were spying on us!”  The Syndicate member demanded.
“We had reason to suspect that there was a trap waiting for me.”  Flower Night replied.
“What kind of a trap?”  The Syndicate member shouted back.
“I don’t know.  A Syndicate trap.”  Flower Night said.
“I see.  You look familiar.  What is your name?”  The Syndicate member asked.
“Flower Night is my name, no ‘K’.”  Flower Night said.
“Ah, yes.  You look like Flour Knight.  Do you have breadstick powers?”  The Syndicate member asked.
“What?  Oh no.  Flower as in a rose.”  Flower Night answered.
“Oh I see, Flower Knight, but without the ‘K’, so Flower Night.  Nighttime flowers.”  The Syndicate member said putting two and two together.
“Nighttime flowers, I like it.”  Flower Night said with a grin.
“Listen, I’m not here to give you names, I’m here to get answers.”  The Syndicate member said.
“Well, Totally Awesome Dude cooperated and I answered your questions.  It’s my turn.  Why did you guys set a trap for me?  I told you I wanted to speak to your leader.  When will I be able to see your leader?  Why have I been detained?  Why have your guards treated me so roughly?”  Flower Night questioned.
“Shut up!”  The Syndicate member said as he back-handed her across her face.

Meanwhile

“Hello, I need to speak to Developer 13.”  Super Fire Dragon said over the phone.
“Just a minute, whom may I say is calling?”  Jenny Hall replied over the phone.
“This is Super Fire Dragon.”  SFD said.
“Dev phone.”  Jenny Hall shouted.
“Hello, this is Developer 13, what can I do you for.”  Developer 13 said over the phone.
“This is Super Fire Dragon, Ms. Liberty has sent Flower Night on a mission in Praetoria.  I think Flower Night might need our help.”  SFD explained.
“I’m in.  Send me the meet-up details.”  Developer 13 said hanging up the phone.
“Why was Super Fire Dragon calling you?”  Jenny Hall asked.
“Oh, he wanted to go fishing and needed a partner.”  Developer 13 lied.
“Liar!  I was listening on the extension.”  Jenny Hall said.
“You <bad person>, that was a private conversation!”  Developer 13 shouted.
“You told me that you were a developer, but you’re a superhero!”  Jenny Hall shouted back.
“Well, I am both.”  Developer 13 said trying to calm the situation.
“I broke up with the father of my baby.”  Jenny Hall said starting to cry.  “I broke up with him, because he was a superhero.”
“What?  Wait, Jenny Hall?  Your Ice Mannix’s girlfriend.”  Developer 13 suddenly realized.
“I wanted a normal father.”  Jenny Hall cried.  “I wanted a normal father for my baby.”
“He’s going to kill me.  Oh defrag, he’s going to kill me.”  Developer 13 worried.
“This isn’t about you.”  Jenny Hall cried.
“Look, I didn’t mean to deceive you.  I was just protecting my secret identity.”  Developer 13 said.
“What am I going to do now?  I’m very pregnant, unmarried and without even a boyfriend.”  Jenny hall said still crying.
“I think, maybe, you should get married to Ice.  Forget about us.  Never, never, never mention this to Ice, ever.  And having a superhero as a husband and father for your kid might not be so bad.  Jenny, I want you to know that if you ever need a friend, I’m here for you.  But don’t tell Ice, ever.”  Developer 13 said.
“Take me home.”  Jenny Hall demanded.

Back at Super Fire Dragon’s Secret Penthouse Apartment in Talos Island.

“I need your help.”  Super Fire Dragon said into the phone.
“I would love to help; after all when your name is Dastardly certain things are expected of you.”  Vince Dastardly said.
“Yeah, it isn’t THAT kind of help.  I was wondering if you have The Fattinator’s phone number.  The one he gave me doesn’t work.”  SFD said.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #9 on: April 02, 2015, 02:06:48 AM »
“I think we all know why we’re here.”  Super Fire Dragon said to the group he had assembled.
“Yeah, about that.  When do we get paid, because I could use a bite?”  The Tattered Avenger said.  He stood there in shredded rags.  He had an eye patch over his left eye and a nasty looking scare on the left side of his face that explained the eye patch.  He had shoulder length straight black hair that looked greasy.  His strongest power was stench.  You can actually see his body funk.  He called it “Dark Aura”, ha!
“Oh sorry TA, here have this.”  SFD said as he threw an apple to the Tattered Avenger.
“I realize that he is a scrapper, but can TA bring up the rear.  Sort of guard our escape.”  Developer 13 suggested.
“What?  Why?”  SFD asked.
“I don’t want to be down-wind of him.”  Developer 13 said.
“Now now, it’s not that bad.”  The Paragon Avenger said.  The Paragon Avenger wore a blue and white cape with white stars.  He had a sleek blue chest top with a blue and white star in the middle of the front.  His red gloves and boots added the perfect accent to his blue and white pants with white stars.  He had a black mask that covered around his eyes and a silver metal belt with a red gem in the clasp.  PA is an illusion – kinetics controller.  He too had been an incarnate before the heroes left as Super Fire Dragon had been.  He is almost as serious as SFD is silly.  There is one other thing about him, he and Dr. Wos a broadsword scrapper are less-than-friendly rivals.
“Ok, he can take the rear, I’ll take point.”  Dr. Wos. Said.  Dr. Wos is an anagram for sword.  He is dressed in red armor from his full face helmet down to his red boots.  He is a broadsword regeneration scrapper.  Nobody really knows why he the Paragon Avenger don’t get along, but they don’t.
“That’s ok with me, my baked potato and I will be right there all the way.”  The Paragon Comptroller said.  True to his name, he is the comptroller for Paragon City.  He makes sure that the taxpayers’ money is spent wisely.  He doesn’t look like a superhero though.  He has a bad comb-over and a cigar hanging out of his mouth.  He wears brown pants and black shoes.  His white dress shirt and red tie make one think that he might be on a smoke-break.  At any time, he will probably need to return to work.  He is an earth radiation controller.
“Listen Doc, no offense, but I’m taking point.”  Super Spine Wolf said.  Super Spine Wolf is a frightening large wolf with horns or spine all over his body.  He is a spines – invulnerability scrapper.
“Ok, nice doggy, you can have point.”  Dr. Wos acquiesced.
“He not a dog, he’s a wolf, and a valuable member of this team.”  PA corrected Dr. Wos.
“Listen!  I was just having a little fun; you know what fun is don’t you?”  Dr. Wos replied.
“Look, fellas, no harm, no foul.”  Super Spine Wolf said.
“Oh no!  I forgot.  PA and Dr. Wos don’t get along.”  SFD said slapping his forehead.
“He’s not a real doctor.”  PA said.
“He’s not a real human.”  Dr. Wos said.
“Gentlemen, please.”  Paragon Comptroller said.
“Look, I went through this with Necrophillia and Kolissa.  I’m done.  One of you has got to go.”  SFD insisted.
“I’ll go, you don’t need 3 scrappers.  Paragon Avenger, I really do respect you.  I just don’t like you.”  Dr. Wos said as he started to walk away.
“Dr. Wos, you have my admiration.  Thank you for leaving.”  PA said.
After Dr. Wos had left the room, “PA that was kind of mean.  Ancient ancestor would be happy.”  Wong Tong Suey said.  Wong Tong Suey a.k.a. pot-sticker-Steve is a traps assault rifle defender.  He is magic origin, but uses no magic in his hero work.  He wears a red robe and an oriental pointed hat and has the long mushtache.
“Yeah, PA, you jerk.”  Developer 13 said teasing the Paragon Avenger.
“He had it coming.”  PA said coolly.
“Sorry I’m late, did I miss nothing.”  Umbral Schrumbral said.  Dressed in a business suit, this middle-aged Jewish gentleman could be mistaken for harmless.  He is a tri-form warshade.  His hero name came from a forum someplace that insisted that all warshades have the name Umbral and the Jewish tradition of making light of words by repeating them and adding the prefix schr- to the second one.  It was his way of saying that a warshade can have any name he so chooses, by conforming to the Umbral rule.
“Hey, Umbral.  Glad you could make it.”  Developer 13 greeted.
“Ok, that’s everybody I invited.  We could wait for me to get a blaster, but I say let’s roll with this.”  SFD said.
“I second, let’s move!”  PA shouted.
And they went to the Praetorian portal inside Pocket D where they had met.  One by one they went through the portal.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #10 on: April 04, 2015, 02:34:35 AM »
"What's up?"  Ice Mannix asked as he walked into Ms. Liberty's office.
"That dragon!  He did it again."  Ms. Liberty said.
"What did he do this time."  Ice Mannix asked.
"He is leading an unauthorized excursion into Praetoria.  What do you think Emperor Cole would do if he found out."  Ms. Liberty asked retorically.
"I don't know.  What?."  Ice Mannix asked.
"He would probably consider it an act of war.  I need you to bring that dragon back as quickly as possible."  Ms. Liberty said.
"I'm on my way."  Ice Mannix said eager to go to Praetoria.  He had only heard stories about it.  "Maybe if I take Jenny with me, she will come back."  Ice Mannix thought to his self.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #11 on: April 06, 2015, 02:16:02 AM »
“Jenny, why won’t you talk to me?”  Ice Mannix said as she passed by in the hall.
He had been staking out her apartment hoping to talk to her as she came home from work.
“Oh!  You startled me.”  Jenny said.
“Sorry, but you won’t return my phone calls.”  Ice Mannix replied.
“Look, I’ll been thinking.  Maybe we should talk, come in.”  Jenny responded.
Jenny unlocked the door and let him in.  Ice sat in his favorite chair, as Jenny went into the kitchen.
“Can I get you a coke?”  Jenny asked.
“Yeah, a beer would be better.”  Ice Mannix said.
Jenny came out bringing a beer and an apple juice.  She handed Ice the beer.
“The baby.” Jenny said raising the juice and taking a sip.
She sat across from Ice, pondering his stern face.  Ice twisted off the bottle cap and took a drag from the bottle.
“So?”  Jenny said.
“Look, Jenny I care about you.  I can provide for the baby, but don’t make me give up hero work.  The city needs me.”  Ice began.
“I had an affair.”  Jenny blurted.  She couldn’t believe she said that.  Her mind raced.  What could she say?
“ … that you might get killed trying to be the hero.”  Jenny thought that if she stayed calm, maybe he wouldn’t notice.
“That could never happen.  We just go to the hospital and … “  Ice said.  Suddenly he realized what she said.
“Yeah, but Statesman died.”  Jenny said quickly.
“That was different.  What did you say?”  Ice Mannix asked.
“Statesman died, it was all over the news; did you miss it?”  Jenny said.
“You said that you had an affair.”  Ice Mannix shouted.
“It’s over now.  I realize that I love you.”  Jenny said.
“Who was it?”  Ice Mannix stormed.
“Ice!  Calm down.  We had broken up, and I thought he was something he wasn’t.”  Jenny said calmly.
“Ok, ok.  I’m calm.  Now tell me his name.”  Ice Mannix pleaded.
“Ice, just let it go.  Can’t we forget the past?”  Jenny reasoned.
“It was Vince Dastardly.  Wasn’t it?  The worm, I’ll make him pay.”  Ice Mannix said.  He then dashed for the door.
“No!  Ice, wait.”  Jenny called out to him trying to stand up.
It was too late.  Ice had left the building.

Meanwhile

“Well, now that we are here in Praetoria, what do we do?”  The Paragon Avenger asked.
“Ask these guys in the Suzuki jackets if they have seen Flower Night.”  Wong Tong Suey said.
The team walked over to the Syndicate group hanging out on the corner.
“Hey, boys, have you seen a Primal Earth lady wearing a blue top and white pants?  Her name is Flower Night.”  Umbral Schrumbral asked.
“Who wants to know?”  One of the Syndicate members asked.
“We do, punks.”  Super Fire Dragon said recognizing the attitude of street gangs.
The syndicate opened up with pistols.  The Paragon Comptroller locked them all in stone cages.  Super Fire Dragon turned on his toggles.  The Tattered Avenger turned on his dark armor powers.  The Paragon Avenger summons his Phantom Army.  Developer 13 explains the principle of S.O.L.I.D. in OOP, and most of the Syndicate fell asleep.  Super Spine Wolf  went around the back of the group and turned on his spine burst power that shoots poisonous spines into nearby foes.  Umbral Schrumbral turned into the “squid form”.  The Syndicate was soon put down.
“Now that’s what I call a welcome.”  The Tattered Avenger said.
“To you, that was a welcome.  I think, most places you go, you get much worse treatment.”  Wong Tong Suey said.
“Well, yeah actually.”  The Tattered Avenger said.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #12 on: April 09, 2015, 02:54:19 AM »
Buzzzzzzzt, the doorbell rang.  Vince Dastardly got up from his bowl of Super-Fire-Dragon-Crunch cereal he was having for supper.  Hero work hadn’t been very profitable for him.  His dinning room table was a card table, but that made sense in this run-down studio apartment.  He didn’t mind living in the lower-level apartment in King’s Row.  It reminded him of his long abandoned home on Mercy Island.  As he walked across the carpet made up of a patch work of thrown away remnant squares, he tried to guess who might be visiting him on a Tuesday, at this hour.  He opened the door.
“Ice!  What a pleasant surprise.  Come in, come in.”  Vince dastardly said excited to have guests over.
“Hi, Vince.”  Ice Mannix said.  Ice had decided to cool down and try to trick Vince into admitting his betrayal rather than just hauling off and giving him a fist-sicle.
“Sit anywhere, can I get you anything?  Water?  Ice water?  Milk?”  Vince Dastardly said as he motioned to the two chairs in the apartment on either side of the card table where he had been dining.
“Thanks.”  Ice Mannix said as he picked a chair and sat down.
“So, what brings you to my humble digs?”  Vince said as he sat in the other chair.
“Vince, I’m heart-broken.”  Ice Mannix said not sounding heart-broken at all, but then guys can be stoic.
“Ice, what’s wrong, man?”  Vince asked sounding surprised.
“It’s Jenny.  She had an affair.”  Ice Mannix said staring at Vince for any sign of guilt.
Vince got up and hugged Ice.  “Man, that’s rough.”  Vince said.
“I’m pretty sure I know who the guy is, but I wanted to know if you have ever seen Jenny out with any other guy.”  Ice Mannix said not returning the hug.
“I might have seen her with Marshal Darkness.  No, wait.  Melissa was with them.”  Vince said trying his best to remember anything that could help out his friend.
“It’s you, you moron!”  Ice said pushing Vince away.
“What?  No man I swear.”  Vince Dastardly said.
Ice got up from his chair knocking over the chair, the bowl of cereal and the card table.  Vince turned invisible.
“No fair!  Come out where I can see you.”  Ice Mannix said.
“Now, Ice, calm down!”  Vince said.
Ice punched where he had heard Vince speak.
“You can’t hide forever.”  Ice Mannix said punching the air again.

Meanwhile

“Hey, look.  There is a robot.  Maybe it can help us.”  Super Spine Wolf said to the group still wandering the streets of Praetoria looking for any sign of Flower Night.
All they could get out of the cleaner was that gibberish they spoke.
“This is a weird place.”  Super Fire Dragon commented.
“Hey, let’s ask the guy with the big hands.” The Tattered Avenger suggested.
The team walked over to the group of Bobcat followers.
“Hey, we’re looking for a woman.”  Developer 13 said.
“Join the club.”  The Alley Cat replied.
“No, you don’t understand.”  Umbral Schrumbral said.
“Look, we have all been there.  It’s only natural.”  The Alley Cat reassured.
“Have you seen Flower Night?  Primal Earth woman, blue shirt, white pants, chopsticks in her hair.”  The Paragon Avenger asked.
“Actually, I have.  And because I don’t really like who she was talking to, I’ll tell you.  She was over there talking to those guys, The Syndicate.”  The Alley Cat said.
“Thanks, you have been most helpful.”  Wong Tong Suey replied.
“No problem.  I hope you find your wife.”  The Alley Cat said and turned and walked away.
“She not my wife, she … oh, he left.”  Wong Tong Suey said.
“That’s ok, Steve.”  The Paragon Comptroller said.
“Why, people call me Steve?”  Wong Tong Suey asked.
“Isn’t that your name, Pot-sticker Steve?”  The Paragon Comptroller asked.
“No, that’s only nickname.”  Wong Tong Suey said.
“A nickname is based on your actual name.”  The Tattered Avenger said.
“Is it really, Tat?”  Wong Tong Suey asked.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #13 on: April 12, 2015, 05:13:44 AM »
“You wanted to see me?”  Necrophillia said as she entered Positron’s office at Hero Corps.
“Yes, please sit down.”  Positron said.
Necrophillia sat in the chair in front of Positron’s desk.  It was a huge desk.  It was more than Brobdingnagian.  Necrophillia felt small.
“My loyalties are to Hero Corps and Paragon City.  I need you to understand that.  For what I’m about to tell you might surprise you.”  Positron began.
“Whatever you have to say, I can take it.”  Necrophillia said with confidence.
“Good.  You see, I mean to take control of Hero Corps.  Ms. Liberty isn’t … “  Positron continued.
“What?!”  Necrophillia said shooting out of her chair to her feet.
“Settle down, and let me explain.”  Positron replied.
Positron explained that he had his suspicions concerning Ms. Liberty for a while, and that he was about ready to confront her.
“That sounds incredible.”  Necrophillia commented.
“I was thinking that you have always been a pragmatic, level-headed kind of person.”  Positron said.
“Yeah, so?”  Necrophillia asked.
“You will need 6 to 8 team members for this task.  The first thing you must do is go into the sewer and battle the clockwork.”  Positron stated.
“What, why?”  Necrophillia asked.
“Old habits die hard.”  Positron shrugged.

Meanwhile

“I know you’re still in here, I haven’t seen the door open.”  Ice Mannix said to the invisible Vince Dastardly.
Ice’s cell phone started playing “My Girl”.  He knew that Jenny was calling.
“Hello, Jenny.”  Ice answered the phone.
“Hi, Ice.  Look Vince Dastardly isn’t the guy.  It doesn’t matter who the guy is, but poor Vince isn’t he.”  Jenny Hall said over the phone.
“You’re just trying to protect him.”  Ice Mannix said into the phone.
“Come on, Ice.  We broke up because I didn’t want a superhero for my baby’s father.”  Jenny said via the phone.
“Well, Vince certainly ain’t no hero, super or otherwise.”  Ice Mannix said.
“Hey, just because I’m invisible doesn’t mean that I can’t hear.”  Vince Dastardly said.

Meanwhile

“Hey, Suzuki guys.  We need to talk to you.”  The Tattered Avenger said as the group walked over to the group of Syndicate.
“What?  No!  The ‘S’ stands for the Syndicate.”  The Syndicate member replied.
“Well then, shouldn’t it be ‘TS’ then?”  Super Spine Wolf asked.
“No way, people might think that we’re Tsoo or something.”  The Syndicate member answered.
“What about, ‘The S’, that might work?”  Umbral Schrumbral suggested.
“No, that’s just lame.”  The Syndicate member nixed the suggestion.
“Oooooo, I got it.  You could put ‘Syn’ on your jackets.”  Super Fire Dragon suggested.
“Look, what do you want?”  The Syndicate member said growing impatient.
“We know that Flower Night talked to you people.  Do you know where she is?”  The Paragon Avenger asked.
“Flower Knight here?  You’d think I would remember something like that.”  The Syndicate member said.
“No, Flower Night, without a ‘K’.”  The Paragon Avenger corrected.
“Oh yeah.  I remember seeing some dumb skirt asking a bunch of questions about our leader.”  The Syndicate member remembered.
“Well, where did she go?”  Developer 13 asked impatiently.
“We sent her packing.”  The syndicate member said.
“What do you mean?”  The Paragon Avenger asked.
“They gave her some phony-bologny address.”  The Syndicate member said pointing to a group of Syndicate Suits.
“Now, we’re getting somewhere.”  SFD said.
“What was that address they gave her?”  The Paragon Comptroller asked.
“Look, I don’t know.  I’ve just seen it done a few times.  It is always great for a laugh.”  The Syndicate member said.
“I think it time to knock heads together.”  Wong Tong Suey said.
“Wong, I always liked you.”  The Paragon Avenger said as he summons his phantom army.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #14 on: April 16, 2015, 05:57:27 AM »
“This looks like that phony-bologeny address they gave us.”  Developer 13 observed.
“Do you think that we should go in already?”  Umbral Schrumbral asked.
“It could be a trap, we must think this through.”  The Paragon Avenger cautioned.
“I say we charge the dump and pick up the pieces later.”  Super Fire Dragon said eagerly.
“I agree with PA.  Perhaps we should sneak in.”  The Tattered Avenger said.
“Bro, like you couldn’t sneak in anyplace, unless you were down-wind.”  Developer 13 advised.
“We sneak in the back way, creep up behind them and yell ‘Krenchford!’.”  Super Spine Wolf joked.

Meanwhile

“Ah com’on, you know you want to.”  Necrophillia said to Rare Earth over the telephone.
“Girlfriend, you know I hate them task forces.  They can take forever.”  Rare Earth complained.
“Marshal Darkness agreed to join.”  Necrophillia said.
“I’m in!”  Rare Earth said.
“Ok, meet me in Steel Canyon by the big statue.”  Necrophillia said.
“Ok, I’m be there.”  Rare Earth said hanging up the phone.
“Hello, Marshall.”  Necrophillia said into her phone after dialing Marshal Darkness’s cell.
“Hi, Necrophillia.  How’s it going?”  Marsahall replied.
“Great.  Great.  And you?”  Necrophillia asked.
“Swell.”  Marshal Darkness answered.
“I’m getting a task force together, you wanna join?”  Necrophillia asked.
“I don’t know.  Those things can take forever.”  Marshal complained.
“Melissa has agreed to join.”  Necrophillia said.
“Where do I sign?”  Marshal Darkness asked.
“Meet me in Steel Canyon by the big statue.”  Necrophillia said.
“Roger.”  Marshal said hanging up.
“Deary, you still got it.”  Necrophillia said imitating Kolissa.  Necrophillia dialed Kolissa’s cell number.
“You got some nerve calling me.”  Kolissa answered the phone.
“Ummm, well I thought … “  Necrophillia started.
“April Fool’s!  I got you good.”  Kolissa said.
“Yes, you did.  Seeing how April Fools Day was weeks ago.”  Necrophillia said a bit annoyed.
“That’s the beauty of it, nobody suspects it.  So why did you call, deary.”  Kolissa asked.
“I’m running a task force … “  Necrophillia said.
“Count me out.  Those things can take forever.”  Kolissa interrupted.
“Super Fire Dragon will NOT be joining us.  No Super Fire Dragon.”  Necrophillia tempted.
“Well, ok.  Why didn’t you say that in the first place?”  Kolissa said.
“So, will you be joining us?”  Necrophillia asked.
“No Super Fire Dragon?”  Kolissa asked.
“I swear.”  Necrophillia said.
“Ok, I’m in.”  Kolissa said.
“Great, just great.”  Necrophillia said imitating Super Fire Dragon.
“What?  Oh, Necrophillia, you joker.  So where should I meet you.”  Kolissa said.
“Meet me in Steel Canyon by the big statue, deary.”  Necrophillia said imitating Kolissa.
“Do I really sound like that?  Ok, I’ll see you there.”  Kolissa said hanging up the phone.
“Hello, who is this?”  The Fattinator said into his phone.
“Hi, Mr. The Fattinator, sir.  I’m Necrophillia.”  Necrophilla said after calling The Fattinator.
“Necrophillia?  Are you the one who looks like Flower Knight?”  The Fattinator asked.
“No, silly.  I’m the one with the ‘Come to your doom, boys’ look that is so popular these days.”  Necrophillia answered.
“Oh, right.  You sent Kolissa’s soul to hell.”  The Fattinator said.
“Yes, … “  Necrophillia said.
“Kolissa is my favorite Superhero and you hurt her.”  The Fattinator said angrily.
“It was all a misunderstanding.  Kolissa is cured now.”  Necrophillia said.
“Ok, whatever.  What do you want?”  The Fattinator said still not convinced.
“I’m forming a task force … “  Necrophillia started.
“A task force!  I love those things, they can take forever.”  The Fattinator said.
“Great, will you join?  Kolissa, Rare Earth, Marshal Darkness and Kolissa have joined.”  Necrophillia asked.
“Did you say, ‘Kolissa joined.’?”  The Fattinator asked.
“Yes.”  Necrophillia said.  “Twice.”  She continued under her breath.
“I’m in.”  The Fattinator said.
“Ok, meet me in Steel Canyon by the big statue.”  Necrophillia said.
 “Don’t go looking for me, because I’ll be right there.”  The Fattinator said as he hung up.
“Hello, is this Doctor Wos?”  Necrophillia said into her phone after dialing the number.
“Yes, this is he.”  Dr. Wos said.
“I’m putting together a task force and we could use a medic.”  Necrophillia said.
“I’M NOT A MEDIC!  Why can’t you people look beyond the name once in a while?”  Dr. Wos shouted.
“Good thing I’m using the speaker phone; that would have blown out an eardrum.”  Necrophillia commented.
“Sorry, I guess I’m a little sensitive about that.”  Dr. Wos said.
“Yeah, I’m glad that you’re not very sensitive about it, man.”  Necrophillia said.
“Ok, so does your task force need a scrapper?”  Dr. Wos asked.
“Yes, we do.  You see, I’m a bit of a joker, so you have been warned.”  Necrophillia said.
“Ok, I like jokes, really.  I just wasn’t expecting it.”  Dr. Wos said.
“So, you’ll join?”  Necrophillia asked.
“Yes.  Wait, is The Paragon Avenger on your team?”  Dr. Wos asked.
“Nope, I was going to call him next.  Joking, joking.”  Necrophillia said.
“Ok, I’m in.  Your wit is sharp.”  Dr. Wos said.
“As sharp as your broadsword?”  Necrophillia asked.
“Ah, you did read my bio.  And probably sharper.”  Dr. Wos said.
“Ok, meet me in Steel Canyon by the big statue.”  Necrophillia said.
“You got it.”  Dr. Wos said hanging up.
“Paging Dr. X-Rays, paging Dr. X-Rays.”  Necrophillia said into the phone.
“I’m sorry; Doctor Reyes is not in at the moment.  May I take a message?”  The answering service employee said.
“Oh, I thought he was off today.  This is one of his cohorts calling about one of his hobbies.  If he is available, have him call me at 0-911-511-1411 in the next half hour.  Otherwise, forget it.”  Necrophillia said.
“I will pass your message along.  Is there anything else that I may help you with today?”  The answering service employee said.
“No.  Thank you.  Bye.”  Necrophillia said and disconnected before she was told to have a good day.

Meanwhile

“Sorry about the mess on the floor.”  Ice Mannix said.
“That’s ok.”  Vince Dastardly said not really meaning it, because that was the last of his Super-Fire-Dragon-Crunch cereal.
“Look, I’ll make it up to you.  Let me buy you dinner.”  Ice Mannix offered.
“You doesn’t gotta ask me twice.”  Vince Dastardly said.
“It’s the least I could do, after all you and Jenny, ha!  There is no way that Jenny would hook-up with you, let alone even go out in public with you.”  Ice Mannix said.
“Hey!  That’s not nice, but it is true.”  Vince Dastardly said.
“No offense.”  Ice Mannix said.
“Ok, but I’m ordering 2 desserts.”  Vince dastardly said.
“Come on you knucklehead.”  Ice Mannix said as he started for the door.
The two heroes left for the nearest restaurant.

Meanwhile

“Ok, just stay cool, and we can get out of here.”  Totally Awesome Dude said.
“You have an escape plan?”  Flower Night whispered.
“No, I just don’t want you getting us into more trouble.”  Totally Awesome Dude replied.
“Look, I said that I was sorry about losing my cool, blurting out about my name, giving away our position and getting us caught.”  Flower Night said.
“Yeah, well when we get out of this, you owe me a big favor.”  Totally Awesome Dude said.
“Ok, ok, but what do we do now?”  Flower Night asked.
“Well, I think your mission is over.”  Totally awesome Dude said.
“I’m not so sure, play along with me.”  Flower Night said.  “Guard!”  Flower Night shouted.
The door opened and a Syndicate member stepped into the room.
“Whaddya want?”  The Syndicate member said.
“This has gone on long enough.  I demand to speak to the Syndicate leader, and if I am further detained, I cannot be responsible for what might happen.”  Flower Night bluffed.
“Shut your pie hole.  Is there anything else?”  The Syndicate member said.
Flower Night just looked indignate.
The guard left the two still tied to chairs back to back.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #15 on: April 18, 2015, 06:35:49 AM »
“I’ll scout out the place using my Superior Invisibility.”  The Paragon Avenger said.
The team agreed that that was a good plan.  They had snuck into the Syndicate’s house and were hiding.
“What is that horrible smell?”  One Syndicate member asked.
“Hey, George.  You need a bath.”  Another Syndicate member said.
“It ain’t me.”  George replied smelling himself.
“Well, then who smells like wet dog that went bad?”  One Syndicate member questioned.
“It is I.”  The Tattered Avenger said as he came out of the closet and turned on his dark auras.
“Who are you?”  One Syndicate member asked.
“What does it matter, bust some heads.”  Another Syndicate member commanded.

Meanwhile

“Come on, Vince.  Just tell me where you want to eat.”  Ice Mannix said.
“Ice, don’t rush me.  There is something I want, but I can’t remember the name.”  Vince dastardly said.
“Alright, I do want this to be what you want, but Vince, dude, you’re trying my patience.”  Ice Mannix said.
“Vinny’s!”  Vince dastardly blurted.
“What?”  Ice Mannix asked.
“Vinny’s Mexican Steak House.”  Vince dastardly said.
“I’ve never heard of that place.  Where is it?”  Ice Mannix asked.
“Twelfth and Grand, Imperial City!”  Vince Dastardly answered.
“Praetoria?  I’ve always wanted to go there.”  Ice Mannix said.

Meanwhile

“Necrophillia, sorry I don’t have any dead mercenaries to give you.”  The Hero Commander said into the phone.
“That’s ok; I’m well stocked for now.  No the reason I called was that … “  Necrophillia replied over the phone.
“Oh, do you need to see my ‘optometrist’ again?”  The Hero Commander asked interrupting Necrophillia.
“No.  Thanks for that by the way, but no.”  Necrophillia said.
“So then, why did you call?”  The Hero Commander asked.
“I’m forming a task force … “  Necrophillia said.
“No thanks, those things can take forever.”  The Hero Commander interrupted.
“Wait, you haven’t heard who all is on the team.  We got Dr. X-Rays, Dr. Wos, Kolissa, Rare Earth, The Fattinator and Marshal Darkness.”  Necrophillia said.
“So, I would be the fourth mastermind?”  The Hero Commander asked.
“Yes.”  Necrophillia said.
“Are all the other masterminds necromancers?”  The Hero Commander asked.
“No, The Fattinator is bots; it should go nicely with your mercs.”  Necrophillia said.
“Mercs and bots do work well together, do you got any ninjas?”  The Hero Commander asked.
“Marshall and I are zombies.”  Necrophillia said.
“Oh, right.  Kolissa is a Night Widow.  Ok, I’ll join, but tell The Fattinator that he owes me one.”  The Hero Commander said.
“Why?”  Necrophillia asked.
“Because, without me, he would be the only non-zombies mastermind.  This way it’s more balanced.”  The Hero Commander said.
“Oh, I see.  Ok. Meet me in Steel under the statue.”  Necrophillia said.
“You got it.”  The Hero Commander said hanging up his phone.
The Hero Commander changed into his white flight suit and crash helmet and headed for Steel Canyon.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #16 on: April 20, 2015, 04:32:23 AM »
“So, now that we’re all here, what will we do?”  Hero Commander asked.
“We have a special task force to run for Positron.”  Necrophillia said.
“Man, can we get on with it already; this is taking forever, girlfriend.”  Rare Earth stated.
“Yes, of course, the first mission is, there, posted.”  Necrophillia said while posting the first mission of the special Positron Task Force.
“Battle Clockwork in the Sewer?”  Kolissa asked.
“You had me give up a round of golf with the Bishop, for the sewer.”  Dr. X-rays complained.
“You play golf with the Bishop?”  Dr. Wos asked impressed.
“Yes, he hates to loose, so I let him win, but since we don’t bet it’s ok.”  Dr. X-rays explained.
“Isn’t that lying?”  The Fattinator asked.
“Listen, when the Bishop wins, he’s in a good mood and we have a drink at the club house afterwards.  I tell him that the shot I missed was divine intervention.  When he looses, he gets terse.  We don’t have drinks afterwards, and his sermons get longer and more pointed towards the medical profession.  So, I blow a couple shots.  I slice a putt.  I use a 9 iron instead of a 7 iron.  It’s harmless.”  Dr. X-rays continued.
“Yup, you’re gonna fry.”  Necrophillia said.
“I’ll be in good company, Necrophillia.”  Dr. X-rays countered.
“<gulp>!”  Necrophillia swallowed hard.
“Ok, whatever, let’s do this … sewer mission.”  Hero Commander said.
“I haven’t been in the sewer since, level 6.  Can’t say that I miss it.”  Dr. Wos said.
They went into the sewer to battle the Clockwork.

Meanwhile

“That was a nice place, Vince.”  Ice Mannix said.
“I think it might be my favorite place to eat in all of Paragon City, Rogue Isles and Praetoria combined.
“Did you have to order 2 of everything?”  Ice Mannix scolded.
“You broke my coffee/dining room/card table.”  Vince Dastardly reminded.
“Yeah, ok.  Now I need a favor.”  Ice Mannix said.
“Sorry, Ice man, I’m tapped out.”  Vince said.
“No, not that.  I’m still looking for the low-life dog who took advantage of Jenny on the rebound.”  Ice said with fire in his eyes.
“Ice, let it go.”  Vince dastardly advised.
“I can’t.  It’s eating me alive.  Every guy I see, I think, ‘Could that be the guy.’.”  Ice confessed.
“Ok, Ice, I will help you find the guy, but promise me one thing.”  Vince dastardly said.
“Ok, what?”  Ice Said.
“Promise that you won’t kill him until you hear his side of the story.”  Vince dastardly asked.
“What?  Why?  I’ll never promise that.”  Ice said.
“Look, Ice, maybe this guy didn’t pounce on Jenny.  Maybe it was innocent.  You don’t know.  Promise me or I won’t help.  Promise me or I’ll get Super Fire Dragon to train you some more.”  Vince dastardly threatened.
“Ha!  You couldn’t do that.”  Ice Mannix scoffed.
“Super Fire Dragon is an expert task force member.  He could teach you … “  Vince dastardly started.
“Ok, ok, you really are dastardly.  I promise to not kill the guy until he finishes telling his story.”  Ice Mannix said.
“Ok, now think.  What exactly did Jenny say about him.”  Vince Dastardly said.
Ice recounted the events of the other night as best he could remember.

Meanwhile

“What are you guys doing?”  The Paragon Avenger said as he walked into the room where the rest of the team had been battling the Syndicate, and as he became visible.
“PA, you missed an epic battle.”  Developer 13 said.
“Why are you guys fighting, you’re supposed to be hiding?”  Paragon Avenger asked.
“We had to engage, TA was detected.”  Super Fire Dragon said.
“Oh, did he sneeze, that’s sometimes my undoing while I’m invisible.”  PA asked.
“Oh no, he no sneeze.”  Wong Tong Suey said.
“Was he spotted, or did he say something too loud or what.”  PA inquired.
“He was hidden very well, just like the rest of us.”  The Paragon Comptroller said.
“He didn’t sneeze or cough or say a word until … “  Developer 13 said
“Until they smelled me.”  The Tattered Avenger admitted.
“We wiped the floor with them, but guess what.  The only snacks they have are smoked ham and Swiss cheese sandwhiches.”  Umbral Schrumbral said.
“We’ll find you something to eat, Umbral.”  Super Fire Dragon reassured.
“Anyway, I’ve found Flower Night and Totally Awesome Dude.”  PA said changing the subject.
“TAD is here too?”  The Paragon Comptroller asked.
“Yes, I didn’t get a chance to ask why.”  PA said.
“Great, just great.”  SFD said.
“Com’on, Dragon, it is only one more to rescue.”  TA said.
“I know, but the mission said to rescue Flower Night.  It didn’t mention Totally Awesome Dude at all.”  SFD complained.
“Mission parameters change all the time, Dragon.”  TA said.
“Yeah, Dragon, we can handle this.”  PA said.
“TAD can help us fight our way out.”  PC said
“Fine, what’s the plan?”  SFD asked.
They all laughed.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #17 on: April 22, 2015, 02:19:47 AM »
“Listen, do you smell that?”  Flower Night asked.
“Yes.”  Totally Awesome Dude said coughing and choking.
“It smells like a wet dog wearing old sweat socks while eating liverwurst in an onion field that went bad.”  Flower Night said.
“No.”  Totally Awesome Dude coughed.  “It smells worse than that.”
Suddenly the door burst open.  Super fire Dragon, The Tattered Avenger, The Fattinator, The Paragon Avenger, The Paragon Comptroller, Developer 13, Wong Tong Suey and Umbral Schrumbral came running in.
“Hello, $target.  My name is $name.”  Developer 13 said.
“Funny, can you untie us now, please?”  Flower Night asked.
“Drat, I meant to have you targeted before firing off that macro.”  Developer 13 said.
“Let me burn the ropes off with my fire breath.”  Super Fire Dragon said.
“No!  You schmuck.  You’ll burn them too.”  Umbral Schrumbral explained.
“I hate to be a pest, but can The Tattered Avenger shut off his toggles and take a 6 hour shower?”  Totally Awesome Dude inquired.
“Good luck, TAD, I’ve been trying to get movement on that front since he joined this team.”  Super Spine Wolf said.
“Fine!  I’ll wait in the hall.”  The tattered Avenger said downtrodden as he walked out of the room.
“I’ll scout for stragglers.”  The Paragon Avenger said also leaving the room.
Wong Tong Suey untied the two and healed their physical wounds.
“Thanks, Steve.”  Flower Night said.
“My name not Steve, but you most welcome.”  Wong Tong Suey replied.
“I feel like a dope, getting caught like that, but it wasn’t my fault.  Right Blossom?”  Totally Awesome Dude said.
“Who?  Oh I get it.  Me.  Yes, it was my fault that we got caught.”  Flower Night said.
“Why, what happened?”  Developer 13 asked.
“Yeah, did you sneeze or cough, or fall down or knock something over?”  Super Fire Dragon asked.
“Well, not actually.  These Syndicate have keen eyesight and super-human hearing.”  Flower Night said.
“Really, wow.”  Umbral Schrumbral said amazed.
“Tell them what really happened.”  Totally Awesome Dude insisted.
“Well, somebody mentioned Flower Knight.”  Flower Night said.
“Oh I see.”  The Paragon Comptroller said.
“And then what happened?”  Super Spine Wolf asked.
“Tell them.”  Totally Awesome Dude said.
“Ok, ok, I yelled that I miss my ‘K’, there are you happy now?”  Flower Night asked.
They all laughed.
“Flower Night, maybe this mission is too much for you.”  SFD said.
“I concur; you put your life and TAD’s in danger for a stupid letter.”  The Paragon Comptroller said.
“I’ve learned my lesson, please give me another chance.”  Flower Night pleaded.
“Well, she did tell the truth, and that is worth something.”  Developer 13 said.
“Yes, but it such noob mistake.”  Wong Tong Suey countered.
“Not Steve is right, we can’t risk it.  Sorry Flower Night, but this is too important to allow someone with your inexperience to head-up.”  SFD said.
“Not Steve?  My name not ‘Not Steve’.”  Wong Tong Suey said.
“Sorry if I didn’t pronounce it properly.”  SFD said.
“No, Steve not my name.”  Wong Tong Suey said.
“Right, it’s ‘Not Steve’, right?”  SFD asked.
“No, nickname ‘Pot-sticker Steve’, but Steve not my name.”  Wong Tong Suey said.
“Right, ok, everybody call him Wong.  Ok?”  The Paragon Comptroller said.
“Wong acceptable name.”  Wong Tong Suey said.
“So, can I tag along, watch the pros in action?”  Flower Night asked.
“Sorry, kiddo, but you messed up big time.”  Super Spine Wolf said.
“You’re going home.”  SFD said.
“Ah Mom, do I have too.”  Flower Night said.
“Straighten up young lady, you’re not too big to bend over my knee.”  SFD said playing along.
“Actually she is bigger than you are, Dragon.”  The Paragon Comptroller said.
“Man, we almost got to see soft-porn.” Developer 13 said.
“You guys are nuts, I’m leaving.”  Flower Night said as she called up Ouroborous portal and went through it.
“Well, I was only here to warn, ‘Blossom’, so I’m outta here too.”  Totally Awesome Dude said.
“Hold it, do we need him?”  SFD asked.
“No, he’s a peacebringer and I’m a warshade.  We are kind of the same almost.”  Umbral Schrumbral said.
“So, he is worthless too.”  Developer 13 said.
They all laughed.

Meanwhile

“How many more warehouses full of clockwork do we have to wade through, girlfriend?”  Rare earth asked.
“Yeah, Necrophillia, is Positron yanking us?”  The Hero Commander asked.
“You know, deary, one must deal firmly with one’s contacts.  Rough them up a little if necessary.”  Kolissa advised.
“You want me to get in Positron’s face?”  Necrophillia asked.
“You scared of the robot?”  Marshal Darkness mocked.
The other teammates started making chicken clucking noises and during the chicken emote.
“ENOUGH!”  Necrophillia had had enough.  “I’ll call him.”
“I like killing clockwork, what’s the problem?”  The Fattinator said.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #18 on: April 24, 2015, 06:23:42 AM »
“Yeah, positron, don’t get me wrong.  I mean we love clearing out warehouse after warehouse of clockwork.”  Necrophillia started.
“I don’t understand, you don’t sound like you’re loving the grind.”  Positron interrupted.
“Well, yeah, that’s it exactly.”  Necrophillia said.
“You are going to have to trust me on this; it is leading somewhere, somewhere big!”  Positron said.
“Look, Positron, with all due respect, I’m not some level 15 looking to get to level 20 to run alignment missions.”  Necrophillia pressed.
“Yes, yes, I understand.”  Positron replied.
“Positron, I like you, but you’re pushing my buttons.  Do you know what happens to those who push my buttons?”  Necrophillia asked.
“Well, no, not really.  What happens?”  Positron said in an I’m-a-named-hero-in-the-game-and-a-leader-developer way.
“They end up dead, but that’s not the worse part.  Do you know what the worse part is?”  Necrophillia asked.
“Just for fun, tell me the worse part.”  Positron said starting to get annoyed.
“The worse part, for them, is that I can make them do whatever I want to their undead body.”  Necrophillia cooed.
“Gee, that sounds creepy, even from this end.”  Dr. Wos commented.
“Are you threatening me?  You puny hero.  I’m a member of the Vindicators and … “  Positron said annoyed at Necrophillia’s threats.
“A member of the Vindicator, huh?  What have you done lately?”  Necrophillia was in too deep to stop now.
“Why you pip-squeak, I was battling Ritki invaders before you were born.”  Positron raised his voice.
“Oh yeah, then why do we still have Rikti invaders.  You must not be any good.”  Necrophillia was on a roll and nothing was going to stop her from putting this fool in his place.
“That is it!  You come to Steel Canyon and we can settle this like men.”  Positron growled.
“Fine!  But just so you know, I get the dead bodies.”  Necrophillia replied and hung up on Positron.
“Necrophillia?”  Kolissa asked.
“What?”  Necrophillia asked.
“You just called out Positron, girlfriend.  What’s the matter with yous?”  Rare Earth asked.
“I did what?”  Necrophillia said not realizing what just happened.
“You called out Positron.”  Hero Commander said informing Necrophillia of what just happened.
“Yikes.  Is that what I did?  I thought, ‘He better not’ and then I thought, ‘Ain’t no way’. I guess I forgot to whom I was speaking.”  Necrophillia said.
“Necrophillia, it was nice knowing you.  Who wants waffles?”  Dr. X-rays said.
“Wait a minute, this could work to our advantage.”  Kolissa said with a sparkle in her eye.
“Kolissa, I have no idea what you are thinking, but I love it.”  Necrophillia said.

Meanwhile

“So, Totally Awesome Dude, what was it that you were warning Flower Night about?”  Super Fire Dragon asked.
“Nothing much, just that Positron is going to try to take over Hero Corps.”  Totally Awesome Dude said.
Super Fire Dragon did a “spit-take” spraying liquid several feet.
“Dragon, watch it.”  Developer 13 said wiping his face.
“How did you do a ‘spit-take’, you weren’t drinking anything?”  Super Spine Wolf asked.
“It’s one of my powers.”  SFD said.
“Did you say, Positron is attacking Hero Corps?”  Umbral Schrumbral asked.
Totally Awesome Dude turned around to face the group and stopped.
“Yes, Positron has lost confidence in Ms. Liberty.”  Totally Awesome Dude said matter-of-fact-ly.
“Man calm in face of danger either very brave or very stupid.”  Wong Tong Suey said.
“TAD, ain’t no dummy.”  Paragon Comptroller said.
“Well, he did get deleted, remember.”  SFD said.
“Rub it in, why don’t you?”  Totally Awesome Dude said to SFD.
“Look, Dragon, lots of good characters get deleted everyday.”  Super Spine Wolf said.
“Yes, I was almost deleted several times.”  Umbral Schrumbral said.
“Alright, he can stay.”  SFD said.
“But, I don’t want to stay.  I want to go home.”  Totally Awesome Dude said.
“Why are you still arguing, I said that you could stay?”  SFD said.
“Have it your way, I won.  I will stay.”  Totally Awesome Dude said.
“Say please.”  SFD said.
“Dragon?!”  Paragon Comptroller said.
“Ok, ok, he’s in.”  SFD said.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #19 on: April 25, 2015, 06:02:37 AM »
“Is that Super Fire Dragon?”  Vince Dastardly asked.
“What is he doing here?”  Ice Mannix asked.
“How should I know?”  Vince dastardly asked.
“Did you think that I was talking to you?”  Ice Mannix asked.
“Do you see anybody else here?”  Vince Dastardly asked.
“Yeah, there’s The Paragon Avenger too.”  Ice said.
“I win; take a shot.”  Vince Dastardly ordered.
“We weren’t playing the questions game.”  Ice Mannix said.
“Sure, you say that now, now that you lost.”  Vince Dastardly said.
“I’m not taking a shot, let’s go over there and see what’s going on.”  Ice Mannix said.
“Welcher.”  Vince Dastardly said as he followed Ice across the street where Super Fire Dragon and his team where coming out of the Syndicate house.
“ … and that is why you should always wear socks … “  Super Fire Dragon finished explaining some important part of hero work.
“Dragon, what are you doing in Imp City, are you lost?”  Ice Mannix said as he approached the brave fire dragon.
“Nope, I’m here to get you killed.  Have you visited the BAF?”  Super Fire Dragon said without missing a beat.
“Just like old times, Dragon.”  Ice Mannix said.
“So how have you been, we haven’t seen you since the big baby clothes shopping spree.”  The Paragon Comptroller said.
“Well, Jenny and I broke up, but we’re working stuff out.”  Ice Mannix said.
“Jenny nice girl you keep on to her.”  Wong Tong Suey said.
Ice started to snob.
“What wrong, Ice?”  Totally awesome Dude asked.
“Jenny had an affair.”  Ice Mannix said.
“Sorry to hear that, Ice.  Oh well, these things happen.  Everybody makes mistakes.  I got to go do … “  Developer 13 said nervously as he left.
“I wonder what his problem is.”  SFD wondered.
“He has always been strange.”  Umbral Schrumbral said.
“Ice, how are you holding up?”  Totally awesome Dude asked.
“Ok, mostly.  I mean I think I need to know who the guy was.”  Ice Mannix said.
“So has Jenny came to her senses, and dumped you yet?”  SFD asked.
“Dragon!”  The Paragon Avenger scolded.
“We are all thinking it.”  SFD said.
“No we are not.  Ice and Jenny make a nice couple.”  Super Spine Wolf said.
“I’m sure that I speak for all of us humans and kheldians here, when I say, ‘We hope you can get past this and work things out.’.”  The Paragon Comptroller said.
“Hey, Dragons are people too.”  SFD said.
“Dragon, do you wish the best for Ice?”  The Tattered Avenger asked.
“Ice man, you know I give you a hard time and I like to tease you, but deep down, yeah.  I wish you the best.”  SFD said stunning those around him.
“Why, Dragon, I just always assumed that you hated my guts.”  Ice Mannix said.
“No Ice, I was just playing off of your dislike for me.”  SFD said.
“Dragon, tell the truth.  Did you get together with Jenny?  I’ve seen you use your mind control powers on her before.”  Ice Mannix questioned.
“Ice, listen I really mean this, getting you killed was a ton of laughs.  Messing around with, is beneath even me.”  SFD said.
“OK, Dragon.  I believe you, but to prove it, I want you to help me find whoever it was that Jenny saw behind my back.”  Ice Mannix said.
“Ice, dude, let it go.”  SFD said.
“I need to know, Dragon are you with me?”  Ice Mannix said.
“Look, what’s done is done.  It doesn’t matter anymore if Jenny and you patch things up.  And besides, I’m sure Developer 13 didn’t know what he was doing.”  SFD said.
“I know, but I have to face him and, did you say Developer 13?”  Ice Mannix asked.
“Now Ice … “  The Paragon Avenger said.
“What makes you think it was Developer 13?”  Ice Mannix asked.
“Did I say ‘Developer 13’?  I meant ‘Meveloper 14’.”  SFD said.
“Developer 13 could be anybody.  We don’t know who did what.”  Super Spine Wolf said.
“Do you have any idea how many developers are running around loose in this city?”  The Tattered Avenger said.
“There’s so many, you could shake a stick at them.”  Umbral Schrumbral said.
“Developer 13 is mine.”  Ice Mannix said.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #20 on: April 27, 2015, 03:13:57 AM »
“Hey Dev, what’s up?”  Super Fire Dragon asked over the phone.
“Nothing, just laying low.  Is Ice Mannix gone?”  Developer 13 asked over the phone.
“Actually, yes.  Ice Mannix is no longer with us here in Imperial City.”  SFD answered.
“What a shame, well I’ll be seeing you, bye.”  Developer 13 said.
“Wait!”  SFD shouted.
“What?”  Developer 13 asked, stopping himself from hanging up.
“Do you remember that day when I called you and Jenny answered the phone?”  SFD asked coolly.
“Oh no, oh no, oh no.”  Developer 13 stammered.
“Sure you do.  I called, you said that you would help rescue Flower Night.”  SFD continued.
“Yes, I remember, but that wasn’t Jenny or anybody we know, yeah, a total stranger.”  Developer 13 said.
“That’s what I thought before I heard that Jenny had an affair and you looked so afraid of Ice.”  SFD said.
“It’s not what you think, we were writing a play and that is why I was dressed as a Roman Gladiator.”  Developer 13 lied badly.
“I know that it’s not what I thought, I just told you.”  SFD said.
“No, Dragon you don’t understand.”  Developer 13 said.
“Sure I do.  You and Jenny were fertilizing eggs.  I wasn’t hatch yesterday, you know.”  SFD continued.
“I never heard it put THAT way before.”  Developer 13 said.
“Yeah, I put 2 and 2 together and came up with cheese divided by cheese prime.”  SFD said.
“What?”  Developer 13 asked.
“You know the new math.”  SFD said.
“Dragon, that isn’t math, but I think I know what you are saying.”  Developer 13 said.
“Ok, let me put it straight.  You and Jenny were playing house, the adult way.  I might have accidently dropped a couple minor hints that Ice could possible put together … “  SFD explained.
“You told him that it was me!”  Developer 13 interrupted shouting into the phone.
“I said that you probably didn’t realize what you were doing.  Tell me that you didn’t know that she was Ice’s girlfriend.”  SFD said.
“I admit that I knew she was pregnant.  So I knew somebody did something, but she seduced me.  When she found out that I was a developer, she was all over me.  She told me that she broke up with her boy friend.  Honest, I didn’t know it was Ice Maniac.”  Developer 13 explained.
“Let that be a lesson to you, never pick up pregnant women.”  SFD said.
“Whatever, so what do you think Ice will do?”  Developer 13 asked.
“Kill you.”  SFD replied.
“Dragon, you got to help me.”  Developer 13 begged.
“What?  Me?  Why should I help you?”  SFD asked.
“Ice already hates you, so you might as well stop him from beating me to a pulp with his fists of ice.”  Developer 13 begged.
“I don’t know, Ice is pretty tough and my doctor told me to … take it easy.  Yeah, that’s it.  My doctor told me to take it easy.”  SFD said.
“Fine, put the Tattered Avenger on the line, anybody.  I need protection from Ice’s fury.”  Developer 13 continued to beg.
“Look Dev, nobody here wants to get involved in your love life.  Goodbye.”  SFD said
“Dragon, you’re on my list.  If I survive, you’re next.”  Developer 13 said and hung up.
“That went well.”  SFD said.

Meanwhile

“You’re wearing that?”  Rare Earth asked.
“Why, what’s wrong with this?”  Necrophillia said twirling in her yellow dress with small blue flowers printed on it in diagonal rows.  The dress had a blue belt tied in back into a bow.  She was wearing black patent leather flats with white socks.  Her Goth make-up was washed off and her hair was in a cute pony tail with bangs in the front.
“You look like you’re twelve going to you’re first buy-girl party, girlfriend.”  Rare Earth replied.
“I was hoping Positron might have pity on me and forget what I said, if he thinks that I’m a harmless, silly girl.”  Necrophillia said.
“Huh-uh, Miss Thang.  You’re going to set the cause of all womanhood back a half a century.”  Rare Earth got riled.
“What am I going to do?”  Necrophillia said.
“Two choices, neither involve pretending to be who you’re not.”  Rare Earth said.
“Ok, what are these choices?”  Necrophillia asked.
“First, and probably the best idea, is meet him, dressed as Necrophillia and apologize.”  Rare Earth suggested.
“What’s the other idea?”  Necrophillia asked.
“Well, you go in there and fight Positron and you lose to Positron and you go to the hospital and it’s settled.”  Rare Earth said.
“So, how about a lollipop to complete the look?”  Necrophillia asked.
“Hold it right there.”  Kolissa said bursting into the room.
“Kolissa!”  Necrophillia shouted.
“Kolissa, girlfriend, you gave me a start.”  Rare Earth said.
“Yeah, sorry.  I like bursting into rooms now.  Dr. X-rays says that it is one of the side-effects of the medication, thanks again, Necrophillia.”  Kolissa said.
“<gulp>.”  Necrophillia swallowed hard.
“We were just going over the choices Necrophillia has about Positron.”  Rare Earth said.
“Yes, and the two of you couldn’t figure your way out of a wet paper bag.”  Kolissa said.
“Well, if you’re so smart, what should I do?”  Necrophillia asked.
“Based on the way your dressed, make porn.”  Kolissa said.
“Yeah, girlfriend, you are even making me feel bothered, go change.”  Rare Earth said.
Necrophillia went behind the changing partition.
“She looked like an innocent schoolgirl with great big torpedoes.  It was disturbing.”  Kolissa commented.
“So what’s the plan?”  Rare Earth asked.
“First I’ll get the imagine of a schoolgirl necromancer with necrophilia out of my head.”  Kolissa said.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #21 on: May 03, 2015, 05:22:24 AM »
“Ice, promise me you won’t do anything stupid.”  Jenny pleaded.
“Jenny, just answer the question.  Was it Developer 13?”  Ice Mannix asked.
“I wanted a regular guy for my baby’s father.  I didn’t want a superhero who would go running off and get killed by some lunatic.”  Jenny explained.
“Was it Developer 13?”  Ice Mannix asked again.
“Let me finish.”  Jenny demanded.
“Ok, ok, fine.  I will listen.”  Ice Mannix agreed.
“He was warm and friendly.  I thought that he wasn’t a superhero.  I thought that he had a normal job.  When I found out, I realized that I really do love you.  The affair made me realize a lot of things.  Ice, I really do love you, and I don’t want to live without you.  There isn’t nobody else for me.  Tell me you feel the same.”  Jenny said.
“Jenny, I love you so much it hurts sometimes.  There are times when I’m on a mission that I wish I was back at home with you, and not because I’m losing or anything like that.  Just because I so feel empty without you.”  Ice Mannix said.
“Ok, let the past be.  Let’s focus on the future.”  Jenny said.
“Ok, ok, ok.”  Ice Mannix said.

Meanwhile

“Ok, Positron, if that really is your name, I’m here to take you down.”  Necrophillia said as she approached Positron.
“This is going to be fun.”  Positron said as he prepared to fight.
“So, Posi.  What are you going to do after I kick your teeth in?”  Necrophillia threatened.
“Ha!  I’m going to pulverize you.”  Positron said.
“Oh yeah, well then who will help you take over Hero Corps and over-throw Ms. Liberty.”  Necrophillia said.
“I never needed your help to over-throw Ms. Liberty; I was just using you as back-up.”  Positron said.
Just then giant spotlights were turned on exposing Ms. Liberty, the Vanguard and half the Longbow.
“Who were you going to over-throw, Matt?”  Ms. Liberty asked.
“Oh hi, Ms. Liberty.  Glad you could make it.  Necrophillia here was plotting against you.”  Positron said.
Just then more spot lights turned on exposing raer Earth, Marshal Darkness, Kolissa, The Fattinator, Dr. Wos, Dr. X-rays and Hero Commander.
“Oh, deary, you might as well admit it.  You were trying to get us to try to takeover Hero Corps to test it defenses.  Isn’t that right?”  Kolissa asked.
“Umm, yes.  I’m always looking out for Hero Corps.”  Positron was cornered into saying.
“And Necrophillia is more than a match for you, and you’re glad that she is on our side.”  Kolissa said.
“Yes, Necrophillia is a fine example of a superhero and we are lucky to have her.”  Positron said with clinched teeth.
“Thank you for saying so, Positron.”  Necrophillia said.
“Now give her the Positron’s Pal accolade.”  Kolissa said.
“Here you go, Necrophillia.  The Poistron’s Pal accolade.”  Positron said.
“So you are not trying to takeover Hero Corps?”  Ms. Liberty asked, knowing what Positron’s plans had been after Kolissa showed her proof.
“No, no.  I would never do anything against Hero Corps.”  Positron said.
“Good!”  Ms. Liberty said.
Ms. Liberty, Vanguard and half of Longbow left.
“And Necrophillia won the fight?”  Kolissa asked.
“Yes.”  Positron said growling with teeth clinched.
“I won!”  Necrophillia shouted.
Just then the ground shook and Necrophillia fell on her backside.  Positron had stomped his foot.
“Positron, it has been a pleasure.”  Kolissa said as she and the rest of the team left taking Necrophillia in tow.

Meanwhile

“What do you think, should we try to complete this turkey of a mission?”  The Tattered Avenger asked.
 “Yeah, there exists no reason to stay here.”  The Paragon Comptroller said.
“I’m not so sure that there was ever a mission, maybe.”  Umbral Schrumbral said.
“I agree with the squid, let’s 86 this dump.”  Super Spine Wolf said.
“The sooner we back, the quicker we will return.”  Wong Tong Suey said.
 “The better part of heroism is discretion.”  The Paragon Avenger said.
“Normally, I would agree too, but something doesn’t feel right.  Let’s investigate some more.”  Super Fire Dragon said.
“The Dragon is right, but I just figured it was paetoria.”  The Paragon Avenger said.
“Fine.  The Dragon gets his way, again.”  The Paragon Comptroller said.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #22 on: May 06, 2015, 05:29:56 AM »
“Hold it right there, Dragon!”  Kolissa cried as she burst into the warehouse where Super Fire Dragon, Super Spine Wolf, Paragon Avenger, Paragon Comptroller, Tattered Avenger, Wong Tong Suey and Umbral Schrumbral were investigating.
“Kolissa!  What are you doing here?”  Super Fire Dragon asked.
“I burst into rooms now; it’s a side effect of my medication.”  Kolissa explained.
“You scared 10 years off me.”  Tattered Avenger said.
“Are we sure that Kolissa isn’t still an Arachnos Widow?”  Paragon Comptroller asked.
“I’ll vouch for her.”  Paragon Avenger said.
“I would too.”  SFD said.
“I would concur.”  Kolissa said.
“You can’t vouch for yourself.”  Umbral Schrumbral said.
“Here, have a bagel and be quiet.”  Kolissa said as she tossed Umbral a bagel.
“Wow, it is even marked with a circle ‘K’, so it has to be good.”  Umbral said.
“What does the circle ‘K’ mean?  I’ve seen it on several food items at the store.”  Super Spine Wolf said.
“Wait, you buy your food at the store?”  Paragon Avenger asked.
“Yes, just because I’m a wolf doesn’t mean that I’m uncivilized.”  Super Spine Wolf said.
“The circle ‘K’ indicates that the food item came from the circle ‘K’ ranch in Wyoming.”  SFD said.
“No, that’s wrong.  You silly dragon.”  Paragon Comptroller said.
“Yeah, Dragon, it means that Deacon Kramer himself has approved of the food item for a balanced healthy diet.”  Kolissa said.
“Oh, that explains it.  I thought that it meant it was considered Kosher by a group of leading rabbis, but your explanation makes more sense.”  Tattered Avenger said.
“Oi Vai!”  Umbral Schrumbral said.
“Anyway, what are you doing here, Kolissa?”  SFD asked.
“Well, I saved Necrophillia’s butt, and exposed Positron’s plan to take-over Hero Corps.”  Kolissa said.
“Wow, you have been busy.”  Paragon Avenger said.
“Yup, so I figured that I’ve come over to Praetoria and help you guys.”  Kolissa said.
“Kolissa, you are always welcome on my team, even if I have to kick somebody, like Umbral.”  SFD said.
“Hey, what I do?”  Umbral Schrumbral asked.
“Umbral Schumbral, won’t you deleted?”  Paragon Avenger asked.
“No, I made it to 50; I just never became an incarnate.”  Umbral Schumbral said.
“That’s right, because most of the Incarnate Trials occurred on Friday after sunset.”  Tattered Avenger said.
“Very funny, you should be a comedian, like Jackie Mason.”  Umbral Schumbral said.
“He never worked on Friday night either.”  SFD said.
They all laughed.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #23 on: May 12, 2015, 05:17:40 AM »
 “So what are we doing, Dragon?”  Kolissa asked sternly.
“Yeah, Dragon.  What are we doing here?”  Totally awesome Dude asked.
“Oh, didn’t I tell you?  Paragon Avenger is the team leader.”  Super Fire Dragon said passing the star to PA.
The Paragon Avenger spit out the sip of tea he had just taken before being made the team leader.
“Me?  What did I do?”  Paragon Avenger asked, wiping the tea off his face.
“Paragon Avenger, what is mission?”  Wong Tong Suey asked.
“Lead us oh great leader.”  Umbral Schrumbral added.
“Now wait one minute now.”  Paragon Avenger said.
“No take-backsies.”  SFD said as he could see that PA was considering giving him back the star.
“Alright, let me talk to one of my contacts, BRB.”  Paragon Avenger said as he left the warehouse.
“Kolissa, did you say that you stopped Positron from taking over Hero Corps?”  Totally Awesome Dude asked.
“Glad to know you were paying attention.”  Kolissa answered.
“Ha, anyway, does that mean that the Skulz are posed to take-over Dark Astoria?”  Totally awesome Dude asked.
“The Skulz take-over Dark Astoria?  The Malta Group have a better chance of taking-over Ouroboros.”  The Tattered Avenger scuffed.
“But the signs are all there, the clockwork moving into the Hollows, The Warriors trying to control Croatoa.  It all fits.”  Totally Awesome Dude pleaded.
“Dude, now I see why you were deleted.”  The Paragon Comptroller remarked.
“Ouch!”  Super Spine Wolf commented.
“When the Nemisis take-over Skyway City then you should worry about the ‘Knives’ seizing control of the Vanguard.”  Kolissa explained.
“Yes, but aren’t you worried about the ‘Carnival’ getting a foothold in Faultline?”  Totally Awesome Dude asked.
“The might of Arachnos will crush them!”  Kolissa blurted out.
“Kolissa?”  SFD asked concerned about Kolissa.
“Don’t you mean, ‘Hero Corps’ will crush them?”  The Paragon Comptroller said.
“What I meant to say is that if Hero Corps doesn’t intervene, Arachnos will defend Faultline.  The Arachnos base is there, and they think of it as a second home.”  Kolissa said calmly.
“Yes, but what if the Lost join the ‘Carnival’.  What would happen then?”  Wong Tong Suey asked.
“No chance of that happening.  There’s more chance of the Tsoo teaming up with the Council.”  Totally Awesome Dude replied.
“What about the Circle of Thorns joining up with the ‘Carnival’?”  Wong Tong Suey asked.
“Don’t even joke around about that.”  SFD warned.
“I’m not worried about that.  That would be like the Devouring Earth helping the Clockwork.  It ain’t gonna happen.”  Kolissa responded.

Meanwhile

There was a knock at the door, a woman screamed, and a shadow moved across the blind.  Developer 13 was terrified.
“It’s only the wind.”  Developer 13 said to himself trying to calm his nerves.
“Dev, I know you’re in there.  Open up.”  Ice shouted from the other side of the door.
Developer 13 knows that Ice knows that Developer 13 came to know Jenny.
“If he wants a fight, I’ll give him a fight.”  Developer 13 thought out loud as he crossed the room to the door.
“Ice, what a pleasant surprise.”  Developer 13 said through the door.
“Let me in, we need to talk.”  Ice Mannix said also through the door.
Ice didn’t sound angry or upset, so Developer 13 decided to take a chance and let him in.
“Ice, please come in.”  Developer 13 said.
“Dev, I know you and Jenny have been seeing each other.”  Ice Mannix said as he sat on Developer 13’s couch drinking a Jack and Coke.
“What?  No.  Who told you that lie?”  Developer 13 said almost convincingly.
“Knock it off, Dev.  I’m not here to re-arrange your face.”  Ice Mannix said.
“Sir, you have wounded my honor.  I demand satisfaction.”  Developer 13 stated.
“You know that that means we have to fight don’t you?”  Ice Mannix asked.
“Let me rephrase that.”  Developer 13 said.
“I wish you would.”  Ice Mannix said draining his drink.  “And get me another one of these.”
“Ok, I admit that Jenny and I bumped into each other … at the mall, yeah the mall.”  Developer 13 replied as he got up and walked to his bar area.  “But I assure you …”
“Look, I know what happened.  I just need to clear up a couple of things.”  Ice Mannix interrupted.
“I’m not confirming or denying anything, but I’m listening.”  Developer 13 said as he handed Ice another Jack and Coke and sat back down.
“Whatever.  Just know this.  You ever bump into Jenny again; you had better not keep bumping, if you know what I mean.  I will PvP all over you.”  Ice Mannix threatened.
“Ok, I understand …”  Developer 13 said meekly.
“The only reason you are still in one piece is that I promised Jenny to put it behind me.  From what I could get out of her, it sounded like she seduced you, is that right?”  Ice Mannix interrupted with a question.
“Ice, nothing happened, and if anything did happen, I’m not going to share the details with a jealous boy-friend.”  Developer 13 said.
“Wise man.  Ok, the past is the past.  The future is … “  Ice Mannix punched Developer 13 in the nose after finishing his drink and throwing the glass across the room.  Developer 13 fell to the floor trying to shake off the mighty blow.
“I’ll see myself out, thanks for the drinks and our little talk.”  Ice Mannix said as he walked out the door.
“You’re welcome.”  Developer 13 slurred right before he passed out.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #24 on: May 13, 2015, 04:17:22 AM »
“Yeah, I was wondering, if it isn’t too much to ask, if you would consider, and feel free to say ‘No’ I’ll understand, but I was hoping I could, oh never mind, I’m sorry I bothered you.”  Flower Night stammered over the phone.
“Flower Night, just ask your question.  A question is never too much to ask.”  Necrophillia replied.
“Ok, here it goes.  Can I join your team?”  Flower Night asked meekly.
“Flower Night, we would be honored to have you on our team.”  Necrophillia said sensing that Flower Night needed an ego boost.
“Oh really!  Thank you!  Thank you.”  Flower Night said with joy after being told to ‘go home’ by other superheroes.
Necrophillia told Flower Night where to meet the team and she hung up the phone.
“Listen, Flower Night will be joining us.”  Necrophillia said to the team.
“Girlfriend, we do need no breadstick powerset user on our team, what were you thinking?”  Rare Earth asked.
“No, she’s … “  Necrophillia said.
“Now, now, we haven’t seen the breadstick powerset in combat, we shouldn’t judge.”  The Fattinator interrupted.
“But, she’s … “  Necrophillia said.
“I’ve heard nothing but bad reports about the breadstick powerset.”  Dr. Wos said.
“Well, it isn’t a scrapper based powerset, so I can see why you might dis it.”  Marshal Darkness stated.
“You don’t under- … “  Necrophillia said.
“Personally, I would like to see the breadstick powerset up close.  You know, judge for myself.”  Hero Commander interrupted.
Necrophillia summoned all her zombies.
“The next person who interrupts will get a face full of zombie.”  Necrophillia said in her trademark temper.
“I’m sorry, Necrophillia, what were you going to say?”  The Fattinator asked.
“Calm down, girlfriend, why you always getting so jumpy?”  Rare Earth insisted.
“Flour Knight will not be joining us … “  Necrophillia started.
“But you said … “  Dr. Wos interrupted.
“Careful!”  Necrophillia warned.
“Sorry, sorry, continue.”  Dr. Wos said.
“Flour Knight will not be joining us.  Flower Night will be joining us.”  Necrophillia shouted before she got interrupted again.
“Necrophillia, perhaps the stress of being a team leader has been too much for you, I blame myself.  We should be helping you more.”  Dr. X-rays said.
“Doc, one more word and my former employer zombie will slap your nose off.”  Necrophillia threatened.
“At the risk of getting zombie slapped, you said that Flour Knight will not be joining us, Flour Knight will be joining us.  That makes no sense.”  Hero Commander said.
“Err!”  Necrophillia growled.
“Hi guys, did I miss anything.”  Flower Night said as she walked into the warehouse where the team was gathered.
Just then Necrophillia sent her zombies to attack Flower Night.  The zombies quickly over powered her.
“Necrophillia!”  The Fattinator shouted.
Dr. X-rays healed Flower Night.
“Girlfriend, you ‘pologize and stop acting so crazy.”  Rare Earth insisted.
“Sorry, Flower Night.  Sorry, team.  My legendary temper flared up again.”  Necrophillia said.
“What happened?”  Flower Night asked.
“I think I know what happened, ha!  It is almost funny.  There are three of them.  There is Flower Knight.  Think roses and horses.  There is Flower Night.  Think roses at night.  And there is Flour Knight.  Think bread and horses.”  Marshal Darkness said.
“That doesn’t explain why zombies attacked me.”  Flower Night said.
“When Necrophillia said that Flower Night, roses at night, would be joining us … “  Dr. Wos said.
“We all thought that she had said that Flour Knight, bread and horses, would be joining us.”  Hero Commander said.
“Necrophillia tried to explain, but … “  Dr. X-rays.
“Instead, she got angry and attacked you for having such a confusing name.”  Rare Earth said.
“Yeah, Flower Night, I really am sorry.  It’s my lunatic team’s fault.  They kept interrupting my explanation.”  Necrophillia explained.
“Yes, we should all be warned.  Don’t mess with Necrophillia.  I saw Kolissa after she had her soul sent to hell.  It wasn’t pretty.”  Flower Night said.
“Geez, nobody will let me forget that.”  Necrophillia said.
“You almost sent her to the funny farm.”  Dr. X-rays stated.
“Look, if you want me to quit the team, I will, but can we please move on.”  Necrophillia pleaded.
“Necrophillia, you are a valued member of this team.  We all respect you.  We like you, but we don’t want to have to worry about your zombies attacking us.”  Dr. Wos said.
“Ok, next time I start to lose it, somebody shout ‘Kolissa’, ok.”  Necrophillia said.
“What will that do, girlfriend?”  Rare Earth asked.
“It should remind me of how I feel after I lose my temper.”  Necrophillia offered.
“Whoever shouts ‘Kolissa’ had better also duck.”  Marshal Darkness said.
They all laughed.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #25 on: May 15, 2015, 05:58:03 AM »
“You punched him?”  Jenny cried in disbelief.
“It was just a warning.”  Ice Mannix said.
“I’m going over there.”  Jenny said as she put on her coat and grabbed her purse.
“Jenny, no wait.”  Ice Mannix pleaded.
“I can’t believe you would bully a fellow superhero.”  Jenny stated.
“It’s called PvP, it’s no big deal.”  Ice Mannix said.
“Maybe in the arena.”  Jenny exclaimed.
“Look, Jenny.  Oh com’on.”  Ice Mannix shouted.
“What, are you going to punch me too?”  Jenny asked.
Ice hung his head.
Jenny left the apartment.

Meanwhile

“Ok, seriously, I’m fun-loving and easy-going.  I respect my fellow superheroes, and I enjoy being the team leader.  Just don’t irk me.  I can’t take getting irked.”  Necrophillia instructed.
“Shutting off my irk power.”  Flower Night joked.
“Careful, Flower Night.  She means business.”  The Fattinator said.
“Necrophillia is liable to snap at any moment.”  Marshal Darkness said.
“We had better keep a close watch on her at all times.”  Dr. X-rays said soberly.
“Oh you guys, I don’t fly off the handle for no reason.”  Necrophillia said.
“I’m going to use my extra-strength zombie repellant.”  Rare Earth advised.
“One minute, everything is fine.  The next minute, wham, zombies are attacking you.”  Hero Commander said.
“Maybe you should just apologize now, Flower Night, before it’s too late.”  Dr. Wos suggested.
“Look, I’m not some nut-job who attacks her teammates without provocation.”  Necrophillia stated.
“Never the less, I’m sorry, Necrophillia.  I take it all back.  Please don’t kill me.”  Flower Night said.
“You people are making me angry.”  Necrophillia warned.
“Oh no, who will be next to suffer the wrath of Necrophillia?”  Hero Commander asked.
“Now listen up, you heroes have been doing outstanding work, but this non-sense banter has to stop.”  Necrophillia said imitating Ms. Liberty.
“Yes, Ms. Liberty, we were just having a little fun.”  Dr. Wos said worried that Ms. Liberty might demote him or something.
“Necrophillia, that was funny!”  Hero Commander said.
“You had a scrapper graveling, priceless.”  Marshal Darkness said laughing.
“Wait, that wasn’t?  Necrophillia, you trickster.”  Dr. Wos said.
“Wos, you almost wet yourself.”  Necrophillia laughed.
“Ok, ok, very funny.”  Dr. Wos said.
“Face it Wos, you aren’t going to live this down anytime soon.”  The Fattinator.

Meanwhile

“I think I know what we need to do.”  Kolissa said.
“Yeah, what’s that?”  Totally Awesome Dude asked.
“We need to get in touch with the leadership of the Resistance.”  Kolissa informed.
“Of course, Kolissa really is the brightest cookie on the stockings.”  Super Fire Dragon said.
“Dragon, here have some cheese and be quiet for five minutes, deary.”  Kolissa said handing SFD a hunk of cheese.
“That’s all you have to do to get him to shut up, why didn’t nobody tell me?”  Umbral Schrumbral asked.
“I have another bagel, and I’m not afraid to use it.”  Kolissa threatened.
“I’m sorry, I’ll be good.”  Umbral Schrumbral whimpered.
“Do you have a plan to get to the Resistance?”  The Tattered Avenger asked.
“Why yes, deary, I don’t just spout off ideas without a plan of action.”  Kolissa cooed.
“Ok, I got us a nice mission.”  The Paragon Avenger said as he walked back into the place where the team was gathered.
“Does it involve getting in touch with the Resistance?”  Kolissa asked.
“Yes did does, are you a mind-reader or something?”  The Paragon Avenger asked.
“Nope, I’m just used to incompetence.”  Kolissa replied.
“Oh, you have been hanging around Super Fire Dragon too much.”  The Paragon Avenger said.
“Hey, Dragons are incompetent too, you know.”  SFD said defensively.
They all laughed.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #26 on: May 20, 2015, 06:06:44 AM »
"What are you doing here?"  Developer 13 asked answering the knock on his door.
"Just open up, already."  Jenny pleaded.
"Did Ice hit you, too?"  Developer 13 asked as he opened the door and let Jenny in.
"No, look, I'm sorry about Ice.  I never wanted to see you get hurt."  Jenny said.
"I had it coming, I suppose."  Developer 13 said sadly.
"No.  No, you didn't.  Nobody desevres to be hit."  Jenny affirmed.
"You're right, but you and Ice love each other.  I don't want to came between you two."  Developer 13 replied.
"I just wanted to say that I'm sorry that Ice lost his temper.  Please forgive him and me.  And you are invited to the wedding."  jenny said.
"Thank you.  That does mean a lot.  I'm sorry that it didn't work out between us, but I think you belong with Ice."  Developer 13 said.
"Thank you, you are a gentleman."  Jenny said.
"Ahhh, Jenny."  Developer 13 said as he gave her a big hug.
"Ow!  Oooft."  Jenny exclaimed.
"What's wrong?"  Developer 13 asked letting go of Jenny.
"Wow, is that what a contraction feels like?"  Jenny asked.
"How would I know?"  Developer 13 asked.

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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #27 on: May 21, 2015, 02:35:01 AM »
“Is she ok?”  Ice asked Developer 13 as he walked into the hospital waiting room.
“I don’t know, they won’t tell me anything.”  Developer 13 replied.
Ice went to the nurses’ window and tapped on the glass.
“May I help you?”  Asked the stern looking no non-sense charge nurse.
“I want to know about my girlfriend, Jenny, is she alright?”  Ice Mannix pleaded.
“Last name?”  Asked the nurse.
“Why do you need my last name?”  Ice Mannix asked stunned.
“The patient’s name.”  The nurse snapped.
“Oh, right, Jenny Hall, how is she?”  Ice Mannix blurted.
“I’ll check, have a seat.”  The nurse replied, closed the window and went back to writing whatever she had been writing before.  (Maybe she was writing fan-fiction for the titan forum.  Nah, only weirdoes write fan fiction.)
Ice took a deep breath and calmed his nerves.  He couldn’t very well punch this snotty nurse into next week, after all people are counting on her to finish her fan fiction.  (Ok I’ll stop doing that.)
“Dev, you look well.”  Ice Mannix said as he turned and found a seat in the nearly empty waiting room.
“Hey, Ice.”  Developer 13 said.
“Ok, I’m sorry I hit you.”  Ice Mannix said.
“Oh, ok, yes, it was nothing.”  Developer 13 replied.
“Look, I love Jenny and I don’t want to lose her.”  Ice Mannix said.
“Ice, I know.  Jenny and I were a thing once, but that’s over.”  Developer 13 responded.
“So why did she dump you?”  Ice Mannix asked trying to take his mind off whatever is happening to Jenny and that nurse who is still just sitting there.
“That’s kind of rude, but I’ll tell you.  She thought that I was only a computer applications developer.  Once she found out that I was a superhero, hot potato time.”  Developer 13 revealed.
“Yeah, that’s why she dumped me too, before we got back together.”  Ice Mannix said.
“Ice, you are a lucky man.  Stop feeling sorry for yourself and enjoy the relationship.”  Developer 13 said.
“Man, that is deep.”  Ice Mannix said.

Meanwhile

“I knew it was Necrophillia all a long, I was just playing along, yeah, I was playing along you know.”  Dr. Wos explained.
“Forget it Wos, she got you hard.”  The Fattinator said.
“You believe me, Melissa?”  Dr. Wos asked.
“Kind of busy, ya know, fighting the Clockwork.”  Rare Earth said while battling the Clockwork.
“Wos, do you mind doing some scrapper stuff.”  Dr. X-rays said between healing Necrophillia and Marshal Darkness.
“Doc W, get your sword in there, and keep them off me while I try to summons my mercs.”  Hero Commander ordered.
“But you guys don’t think that I really, actually thought that Ms. Liberty was … “  Dr. Wos said.
“WOS!”  Necrophillia, Rare Earth, Marshal Darkness, The Fattinator, Hero Commander, Flower Night and Dr. X-rays shouted.
Dr. Wos picked up his sword and began hacking the Clockwork to pieces.

Meanwhile

“Some guy name Helix told me about Calvin Scott.  We have to convince him that we are on his side, and gain his trust.”  The Paragon Avenger explained the mission.
“We are going to have to battle the Loyalists.”  Kolissa stated.
“I’m lost, who is the bad guy here, Emperor Cole?”  The Tattered Avenger asked.
“It’s not that simple, deary.”  Kolissa said.
“This isn’t Paragon City.  Things aren’t good vs. evil here.”  Super Spine Wolf said.
“Oh great, so we are up against the forces of gray.”  Umbral Schrumbral commented.
“Great, just great.”  Super Fire Dragon said.
“That’s Praetoria, baby.”  Totally Awesome Dude said.
“What happen in Praetoria, stay in Praetoria.”  Wong Tong Suey added.
“Ok, we have to go to the ‘Lambda Sector‘, and fight some guys there.”  The Paragon Avenger said.
“Let’s see the A/V is named, ‘Marauder’.”  Kolissa offered.
“We shall force feed that Maury guy lamb until he bursts!”  SFD exclaimed.
“Why do I always get stuck with the dragon?”  Kolissa said to herself a little too loud.
They all laughed.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #28 on: May 25, 2015, 08:08:19 AM »
Just then, Jenny came into the room sitting in a wheelchair being pushed by a nurse.  The stern-looking charge nurse looked up, open the sliding glass window and called-out.  “Sir, your girlfriend is here.”
Ice was already standing by the wheelchair talking to Jenny about the instructions the doctor gave them.  Ice gave the charge nurse a dirty look and she slide the window closed.
“Jenny, is everything alright?”  Developer 13 asked as he walked over.
“Yes, thank you, Dev.”  Jenny said.
“Ok, Ice you can take her home, unless you guys need my help, I’m out of here.”  Developer 13 stated.
“Thanks for bringing Jenny to the hospital.”  Ice Mannix said.
“Bye, Dev.”  Jenny said as Developer 13 left the room.
“Hey, don’t get too friendly.”  Ice Mannix joked.


Meanwhile

“Deary, admit it.  You nearly wet yourself when you thought Ms. Liberty was mad at you.”  Necrophillia said imitating Kolissa.
“Kolissa, you weren’t even there.  I … “  Dr. Wos said.
“She got you again!”  Marshal Darkness interjected.
They all laughed, except Dr. Wos.
“Doctor Wos, you are needed to save the Empire.”  Necrophillia said imitating Darth Vader from ‘Star Wars’.
“I would be honored to help save, wait a minute.”  Dr. Wos said.
“Can’t you see that Necrophillia is doing those voices?”  Rare Earth laughed.
“It’s pretty obvious, why do you keep falling for that?”  The Fattinator asked.
“I don’t know, I hear the voice and I don’t think of Necrophillia.”  Dr. Wos admitted.
“Fattinator, your robots are making too much noise!”  Necrophillia said imitating Ms. Liberty.
“Nice try, Necrophillia.”  The Fattinator said.
They all laughed.


Meanwhile

“Ok, you go up there and take out the guns in the towers, meanwhile, we’ll clean-up anybody in the yard, and then we all go into the warehouse.”  Super Fire Dragon explained.
“The more I think of your plan, the less I think of your plan.”  The Tattered Avenger said.
“I’m thinking that we stick together until we get inside the warehouse.”  The Paragon Comptroller advised.
“You know, that guy over there looks like Back Alley Brawler.  I’m going to go over there and speak to him.”  Umbral Schrumbral said.
Super Spine Wolf tackles Umbral Schrumbral to the ground.
“No, you fool.  That’s Maurader!”  Super Spine Wolf said..
“Yes, ok, nice doggie.”  Umbral Schrumbral said afraid of the spine wolf.
“Ok, let’s go in.”  SFD said.
They all went into the compound.  The sniper towers fired lasers at them.  They fought groups of loyalists.  They made it inside the warehouse.

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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #29 on: May 31, 2015, 05:45:09 AM »
“Super Fire Dragon, I’m looking for a team.  I need to get back in the game.”  Developer 13 pleaded.
“Dev, I have a team of 9 as it is.”  SFD replied.
“Yeah, speaking of Ice, he and Jenny are back together and everything seems to be ok, now.”  Developer 13 volunteered.
“Dragon I heard that Jenny went to the hospital.  Ask Dev about that.”  Paragon Avenger said.
“Glad to hear it, hey did Jenny go to the hospital?”  SFD asked.
“Oh, yes, but it was nothing, just a minor pregnancy scare thing.”  Developer 13 said.
“I don’t know nothing ‘bout birthing no babies.”  SFD said imitating a character from “Gone with the Wind”.
“Funny.  Can you help me?”  Developer 13 asked.
“I do have an idea.  I think we can bring back leagues.”  SFD said.
“Leagues!  That hasn’t been tried since that awful day in November when all the heroes were sent to another dimension.”  Developer 13 exclaimed.
“Hang on, I’ll call Necrophillia.”  SFD said.
“Necrophillia, how’s things?”  SFD asked.
“Dragon, this isn’t Necrophillia, deary.  Hadn’t you figured out how to use your communicator yet?”  Necrophillia scolded imitating Kolissa.
“Well at least it isn’t that Italian Chef guy again.”  SFD thought out loud.
“Dragon, you fool, that’s Necrophillia pranking you.”  Kolissa said.
“I knew that.”  SFD said.
“O-ok, of course.”  Kolissa retreated.
“Necrophillia you prankster!”  SFD shouted over the communicator.
Laughter was heard coming over the communicator.
“Give me that thing, Dragon, before you hurt yourself.”  The Paragon Comptroller insisted.
“Cut it out, you self-important accountant.”  SFD said to Paragon Comptroller.  “Necrophillia, I have a great idea.”  SFD said over the communicator.
“What’s the plan, Dragon?”  Necrophillia answered imitating Ms. Liberty.
“Ms. Liberty, what are you doing there?”  SFD asked.
Again laughter was heard coming over the communicator.
“Necrophillia, how did you ever make hero?”  SFD asked starting to get angry with Necrophillia’s jokes.
“I used to be a prostitute, but I became a superhero when I heard that it takes fewer brains.”  Necrophillia joked.
“Anyway, I’m forming a league.”  SFD informed Necrophillia.
“A league, wow, we haven’t had a league since, since that day all the heroes left.”  Necrophillia stated.
“Bring your team to Imp. City.”  SFD ordered.
“Right, Necrophillia out.”  Necrophillia said over the communicator.
“Ok, I’m thinking four teams.  I’ll be the league leader.  Kolissa, Paragon Avenger, and Necrophillia will run teams.”  SFD said.
“I don’t want to run a team, I mean unless I have to, but I’m thinking we controllers don’t make great team leaders.”  Paragon Avenger said.
“Oh right, with your invisibility and having to control pets; that might be too difficult.”  SFD replied.
“Why don’t we finish this mission first?  Have you seen the ‘Security Guard’ they have in this place?”  Tattered Avenger asked nervously.
“Ok, alright.”  Sfd said.
And they all charged the massive robotic ‘Security Guard’ taking it down quick.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #30 on: June 03, 2015, 05:02:12 AM »
“Alright!  Developer 13 is the Gold Team leader.”  Super Fire Dragon conceded to Developer 13’s demands.
“I want ‘Not Another Hero’ on my team.”  Kolissa interjected.
“I call Totally Awesome Dude.”  Necrophillia chimmed-in.
“Hold it!  Hold It!  We got to get organized first.”  SFD insisted.
“Dibbs on the Paragon Avenger.”  Developer 13 cried.
“I want to team with Kolissa and Marshal Darkness.”  Rare Earth said.
“I know I’m going to be picked last, go figure.”  Umbral Schrumbral said.
“Ok, I’ll take Tattered Avenger, but you got to give me Dr. X-rays.”  Necrophillia said.
“That’s fair, but then I get Dr. Wos and Hero Commander.”  Kolissa snapped.
“I claim The Fattinator and Super Spine Wolf.”  Developer 13 shouted.
“Wait, stop, we got to do this logically.”  SFD said trying to gain control of the chaos.
“I’ll trade you Flower Night for Wong Tong Suey.”  Necrophillia said.
“Get lost.”  Kolissa scoffed.
“Will you take Paragon Comptroller for Flower Night?”  Developer 13 asked.
“Done and done.”  Necrophillia said.
“I’ll take ‘Some Nut with a Gun’ for old times sake.”  Developer 13 stated.
“Ok then, I’ll take Guns McCoy.”  Necrophillia said.
“You can’t just take heroes like that; we have to have a plan.”  SFD said to no one.
“Well I’m glad that I am not on Necrophillia’s team nor am I teamed with the Paragon Avenger.  So this system seems to be working pretty well.”  Dr. Wos commented.
“Since you already have Totally Awesome Dude, I’ll take Umbral Schrumbral.”  Developer 13 said.
“Yes!  In your face Vince Dastardly.  I got picked before you.”  Umbral Schrumbral gloated.
“Super Fire Dragon, that squid guy is being mean to me.”  Vince Dastardly whined.
“Who said that?”  SFD asked.
Vince Dastardly became visible.
“Oh, sorry.  I keep forgetting that you can’t see me when I’m invisible.”  Vince Dastardly said.
“Ok Vince, you’re on my team.”  SFD said.
“I want that bourbon guy, what’s his name.”  Kolissa said.
“Richard Bourbon the XXIV, madam, at your service.”  Richard Bourbon XXIV said.
“Sorry, Dev, but I just did some figuring.  We can’t run a Gold Team, there are too many of us.”  SFD said.
“Dragon, don’t you mean ‘too few of us’, deary?”  Kolissa interjected.
“Whatever, instead of each of us having cheese team members, we can have red, blue, and green teams each with 8.”  SFD said.
“Fine, ok team we are now on the dragon’s team.”  Developer 13 said.
“I almost forgot, Red Control, you’ll be on Necrophillia’s team.”  SFD said.
“I have been doing some figuring as well, I’m thinking that I should move to Necrophillia’s team.”  The Paragon Avenger said.
“Good Plan, looks like we’re all set.”  SFD said.
“Dragon, I’ll trade you Red Control for Flower Night.”  Necrophillia said
“Deal.”  SFD said not wanting to get in the way of the team organization process.
“Well if the readers aren’t totally lost, I wouldn’t be surprised.”  Some Nut with a Gun said.
So Super Fire Dragon had a league of three teams.  The league leader and Blue Team leader is the dragon himself.  Kolissa and Necrophillia are the other team leaders.  On the dragon’s team we have Vince Dastardly the stalker, The Fattinator the robots mastermind, Super Spine Wolf a spines scrapper, Red Control an illusion controller, Some Nut with a Gun an AR blaster, Umbral Schrumbral the warshade who did not get picked last---go figure and Developer 13 a mind controller.  Kolissa team has Not Another Hero a tanker, Rare Earth an earth controller, Marshal Darkness a zombies mastermind, Hero Commander a mercenaries mastermind, Dr. Wos a broadsword scrapper, Wong Tong Suey a traps defender and Richard Bourbon the XXIV a water blaster.  Necrophillia’s team has Totally Awesome Dude a peacebringer, The Tattered Avenger a Martial Arts Scrapper, Dr. X-rays an empathy defender, The Paragon Comptroller an earth controller, Guns McCoy an AR blaster, Flower Night an archery blaster and Paragon Avenger an illusion controller.  Now let’s hope that when they enter the map, the fool game doesn’t scramble the teams.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #31 on: June 12, 2015, 04:50:56 AM »
“Now that we are a league, what will we do?”  Umbral Schrumbral questioned.
“Go bowling, duh.”  Developer 13 said sarcastically.
“Deary, the big people are talking.  Please be quiet.”  Kolissa said condescendingly.
“Kolissa, you still got it.”  Necrophillia admired.
“Dev is still feeling the burn from that one.”  Some Nut with a Gun said.
“Ok, listen-up, I got a mission.”  Super Fire Dragon said.
“Ok, spill it, dragon.”  Richard Bourbon XXIV said.
“I’ll bet that you don’t say, ‘Spill it’, very often.”  Vince Dastardly commented.
“Vince, that was clever, how did you come up with it?”  Marshal Darkness said.
“Anyway, we are supposed to go to the Behavior Adjustment Facility …”  SFD said ignoring the league banter.
“I’ve heard of that,”  Flower Night interrupted.
“Don’t interrupt, deary.”  Necrophillia said imitating Kolissa.
“Hey, that’s my line.”  Kolissa said.
“Dr. Wos, have you been listening to the dragon?”  Necrophillia said imitating Ms. Liberty.
“Yes, Ms. Liberty I’ve been …”  Dr. Wos said worried that Ms. Liberty might remove him from the league or something.
They all laughed.
“Dude, she got you again.”  The Fattinator said.
“No she didn’t, I was just standing here.”  Totally Awesome Dude said.
“No, not you another hero.”  The Fattinator said.
“She got me not also.”  Not Another Hero said.
“No, I was talking to that nut with a sword.”  The Fattinator said.
“She didn’t get me either, and it’s not a sword, it’s a gun.”  Some Nut with a Gun said as he squeezed off half a clip.
“What it you fool nut, I nearly soiled my costume, fool nut.”  Rare Earth shouted
“Dang fool, ain’t got a lick of sense.”  Rare Earth muttered to her self.
“Dr. Wos, she got you good.  Nut, fire your gun only at the bad guys.  Necrophillia, let the dragon assign the mission before confusing everybody.”  Kolissa insisted.
“Thank you, Kolissa.  Now the mission is to go to the Behavior Adjustment Facility and kill the escaping prisoners?  That can’t be right.”  SFD said.
“Fool dragon, you done messed up the mission.”  Rare Earth said.
“Go back and copy the mission details correctly this time.”  The Paragon Avenger said.
“Sorry guys, I’ll double-check with the contact.”  SFD said as he went back to his contact.
“Fool Dragon.”  Rare Earth said.
They all laughed.
“You know, actually I think that that IS the mission if I’m not mistaken.”  Red Control said.
“Shut up Red, didn’t you get deleted?”  Guns McCoy said.
“Look who’s talking.”  Hero Commander said.
“Just because you didn’t get deleted and made it all the way to level 50 and became an incarnate, you think you’re hot snot.  Well, you’re not.”  Red Control said in rebuttal.
They all said, “oooooooooo” and started chatting “Fight!”
Guns pulled out his guns and started firing.  Red Control blinded him with a flash of light.
“Guns, face it.  You’ve been served.”  Totally Awesome Dude said.
“Man, I did not see that coming.”  Guns McCoy admitted.
“Sorry, Guns.  I guess am sensitive about being deleted.”  Red Control said reaching for Guns McCoy’s hand.
“No hard feelings, as soon as I can see again.”  Guns McCoy said.  Red Control grabbed his hand and shook it.
“Illusion blind wears off fairly quickly, that’s why I was so happy when I got my Phantom Army.”  The Paragon Avenger explained.
“Not to pour salt in healing wounds, but Guns McCoy was deleted too, he never became an incarnate, he never made 50 even.”  Umbral Schrumbral said.
“Deary, here have a bagel and be silent.”  Kolissa said tossing Umbral a bagel.
“Kolissa, where do you get your bagels from?”  Dr. X-rays asked.
“Probably the same place where she buys her tea.”  Necrophillia chimed in.
“Kolissa, do you still give certain house guests tea with knock-out drops, classic?”  The Paragon Avenger said.
“Don’t worry, Umbral, the bagels are harmless, but some times I find the need to serve knock-out drops.”  Kolissa said.
“I go to girl house.  She bring me funny tasting soup.  I wake up naked and tied-up with ropes.  I never go back to there.”  Wong Tong Suey said.
Everybody laughed.
“Knock-out drops, a girls best friend.”  Kolissa said.
“No, that’s diamonds are a girl’s best friend.”  Flower Night said.
“She gave up diamonds.”  Necrophillia said.
Kolissa raised her arm to fire a poisoned dart at Necrophillia, but then she remembered that whole ordeal with Necrophillia getting even.  She lowered her arm.
“Ok, I talked to the contact.  Turns out that I had heard it right the first time.  We need to kill all the escaping prisoners.”  SFD said.
“What?”  The Paragon Comptroller said.
“Dragon, we’re heroes.  We don’t kill escaping prisoners.”  The Tattered Avenger said.
“Me smash ‘scaping pris’ners.”  Not Another Hero said.
“Maybe they are bad prisoners.”  Totally Awesome Dude said.
“Escaping Prisoners, whatever, let me at them.”  Super Spine Wolf said.
And with that, they all headed for the Behavior Adjustment Facility.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #32 on: June 13, 2015, 04:34:45 AM »
Super Spine Wolf let out a very big burp.  The burp caused his spines to shoot out and hit his teammates.
"Sorry, 'bout that."  Super Spine Wolf said.
"Great, just great."  Super Fire Dragon said
"We have to wait for his team to get back from the hospital."  Necrophillia said.
"Must we wait for that dragon, deary?"  Kolissa cooed.
They all laughed.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #33 on: June 19, 2015, 05:07:02 AM »
“Ok, when we go in there, be careful.  They have a very strict ‘keep off the grass’ policy.”  Super Fire Dragon informed the league.
Each league member clicked the door leading to the mission.  Each member of the league trying to remember all the instructions given by the contact through SFD.  Each league member hoping that SFD didn’t get the instructions wrong, again.  ‘Kill the escaping prisoners’, that can’t be right.
As they went through the door, they were greeted by Mother Mayhem.
“Look Necrophillia, she shops at the same boob store as you.”  SFD said.
“Hers are fake.”  Necrophillia said.
“I thought you got implants too.”  Wong Tong Suey asks.
“Shut up.”  Necrophillia scolded.
“Deary, yours look much better.  Hers are over-done.”  Kolissa added.
“Thanks.”  Necrophillia said sheepishly.
“Mother take boobs as primary and secondary powers.”  Not Another Hero said.
They all laughed.
“Can we please stop talking about boobs.”  Marshal Darkness insisted.
“Yes, we are supposed to be listening to her for clues as to how to defeat her.”  The Paragon Avenger said.
“At this point, all A/V chatted is just so much, ‘blah-blah-blah’, you know what I mean?”  The Fattinator said and asked.
“That’s right, one ‘I’m going to take over the world’ speech is pretty much like all of them.”  The Tattered Avenger complained.
“Will she ever shut up so we can get on with killing her?”  Flower Knight wondered out loud.
“What did she say about Nightstar and Siege being linked?”  Dr. Wos asked.
“Look, it doesn’t matter.  As so as she tires of boring us, we go in and kill Nightstar.  Makes perfect sense.”  SFD said.
“Dragon, that doesn’t make any sense.  Why don’t we kill Mother Mayhem right now?”  The Paragon Comptroller asked.
“That’s not how these things are done.  By the way, did I mention that we are not supposed to turn off the guard towers.”  SFD offered.
“What?”  Kolissa questioned.
“You have got to be joking.”  Totally Awesome Dude said.
“Dragon, go back and copy down the instructions correctly this time.”  Rare Earth ordered.
“Melissa, that’s telling that fool dragon.”  Marshall said.
“Hey, no kissing or hugging or kissing.”  Super Spine Wolf said.
“Dragon, are you sure you got the details of this mission right?”  Flower Knight asked.
“Have a little faith, baby.  Have a little faith.”  SFD said.
Mother Mayhem’s endless speech ended and they were transported inside the compound.
“Great, just great.”  SFD said.
The teams had gotten scrabbled in transit.  The league spent several minutes getting the teams back to the way they were before.
“Stupid game.”  The Paragon Avenger said.
They all laughed.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #34 on: June 23, 2015, 03:51:28 AM »
“I say we charge in there guns blazing and take out as many of them over-grown robots as we can.”  Some Nut with a Gun said.
“I’m not so sure about that idea, you nut.”  Super Spine Wolf said.
“Yes, I think we need a better strategy.”  The Fattinator advised.
“Let’s concentrate on that big mamba-jamba over there.”  The Tattered Avenger said.
“I don’t know, maybe we should pull some of the smaller ones and see how it goes.”  Flower Night said.
“Why would our guns be on fire?”  Guns McCoy asked.
“It’s just an expression.”  Some Nut with a Gun said.
“Yes, he meant to say that we should go in there with our accordions a blazing.”  Super Fire Dragon said.
“What are you talking about, Dragon?”  Dr. X-Rays asked.
“Never mind the dragon, deary, he is a bit off.”  Kolissa offered.
“I don’t know about you, but I don’t want my bagel to be a blazing.”  Umbral Schrumbral said.
“Eeeewwww, raw bagels.”  Totally Awesome Dude said.
“No, no, no!”  Some Nut with a Gun interjected.
“I could throw dirt clods at them, if that would help?”  Rare Earth said.
“Nobody’s rushing in there with anything a blazing, and nobody’s eating raw dirt clods.”  The Paragon Avenger said.
“Ok, smart-pants, what’s your plan?”  Some Nut with a Gun challenged.
“Look, all I am saying is give plans a chance.”  The Paragon Avenger said.
Kolissa shot him with a poisoned dart.
“Kolissa!”  Hero Commander shouted in disbelief.
“He was asking for it.”  Kolissa said.
“And people say that I have a quick temper.”  Necrophillia said.
“What did you say?”  Kolissa asked pointing her dart gun at Necrophillia.
“I said that people say I’m the smart one.”  Necrophillia said.
“Kolissa, what has gotten into you?”  Dr. Wos asked.
“I guess I agree with that nut with a gun, let’s charge.”  Kolissa yelled.
And with that they rushed the closest group of giant robots.  As they mowed down that group, they instinctively moved to the left to take-on the next group.  And then they moved to the right for another group.
“Hey, wait for me.”  The Paragon Avenger cried as he returned from the hospital.
After several of the giant robot groups had been destroyed, Hero Commander looked at Kolissa.
“Kolissa, I like your style.”  Hero Commander said.
“Thanks, deary, I try.”  Kolissa replied.
“I can see that you really like to help people.”  Hero Commander said.
Kolissa stopped in her tracks and said, “Why yes, I need to help people.”
“I feel that same way.”  Hero Commander agreed.
“You aren’t in it for just the glory, fortune and fame?”  Kolissa asked eagerly.
“Glory, fortune and fame?  Where do I saign?”  Tattered Avenger asked.
“I wasn’t talking to you.”  Kolissa said and then shot him with a poisoned dart.
“Kolissa, stop shooting the team with poisoned darts!”  SFD demanded.
“Oh, sorry.”  Kolissa said as she shot SFD with a poisoned dart.
“Now, Kolissa.”  The Paragon Comptroller protested right before Kolissa shot him with a poisoned dart.
“Tell me about my hero skills.”  Kolissa asked Hero Commander.
“Kolissa, you are very well put together as a hero, I mean.”  The Hero Commander said ignoring the growing pile of teammates poisoned by Kolissa at his feet.
“Of course,”  Kolissa said turning to shoot Totally Awesome Dude who was about to interrupt.  “And I think you command your pets very well.”
“Thank you, people like us can be misunderstood, but all we want to do is help people.”  The Hero Commander continued.
“Kolissa, why did you shoot …” Rare Earth asked as she ran over to the pile of heroes.
“I am often misunderstood.”  Kolissa said as she shot Rare Earth, Flower Night, Red Control, Vince Dastardly and Marshal Darkness with darts.
“And your precision aim with that dart gun is starting to turn me on.”  The Hero Commander said.
“I like your guns too.”  Kolissa giggled as she shot Not Another Hero, Umbral Schrumbral and Wong Tong Suey.
Dr. X-rays saw the growing pile of heroes and rushed over to give aid, but Kolissa shot him.
“Kolissa, that is enough.  Stop shooting the league so that we can finish the mission.”  Developer 13 said.
Kolissa shot him.
“Why did you shoot him?”  Richard Bourbon XXIV asked.
“He bored me.”  Kolissa answered before shooting the Bourbon.
“Ha, I guess that was a shot of Bourbon.”  Guns McCoy joked, so Kolissa shot him too.
“Kolissa, you started in the Rogue Isles, what was that like?”  Hero Commander asked.
“Well, first I had to write my own name on the list of the chosen ones.”  Kolissa said trying to impress Hero Commander and as she shot Necrophillia, Super Spine Wolf, The Fattinator and Dr. Wos.
“Kolissa, I can’t believe that you shot nearly all the heroes.”  Some Nut with a Gun said.
“Believe.”  Kolissa said as she fired off confusion on Some Nut with a Gun and The Paragon Avenger.
The Paragon Avenger managed to fire off blind, but hit Hero Commander instead of Kolissa.
“My eyes!”  Hero Commander shouted.
“That wasn’t very nice.”  Kolissa said shooting PA and the Nut with poisoned darts.
Kolissa helped Hero Commander walk to a nearby park bench to rest.
“This is the kind of thing I was talking about.”  Hero Commander began.
“Oh you poor thing, maybe we should have you lay down and take-off that tight costume.”  Kolissa said as her mind raced.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #35 on: June 24, 2015, 04:13:38 AM »
“So what is this place?”  Developer 13 asked.
“I don’t know, I guess the hospital.”  Necrophillia replied.
“What is that aweful smell?”  Flower Night asked.
“The Tattered Avenger.”  Rare Earth answered.
“No, that other horrible smell.”  Flower Night asked.
“I don’t know, let’s ask that woman.”  Vince Dastardly suggested.
“Oh, she sells inspirations.  This is the hospital.”  The Paragon Comptroller surmised.
“That Kolissa really burns me up.”  Super Fire Dragon steamed.
“Kolissa burned the FIRE dragon.”  Red Control joked.
“I would laugh, but she burns me up too.”  The Paragon Avenger added.
“Everybody should stock-up on wakies so that we don’t have to come here again.”  Totally Awesome Dude instructed.
“That good idea.”  Wong Tong Suey said.
“Dude, got good idea.”  Not Another Hero agreed.
“I’m afraid that I must agree with the caveman, ‘Dude, got good idea’.”  Richard Bourbon XXIV said.
“So what are you going to do, Dragon?”  The Fattinator asked.
“As soon as I’m out of here, I’m kicking Kolissa from the team.”  SFD stormed.
“Guys, the door is locked.”  Marshal Darkness said.
“What!?”  SFD asked.
The Paragon Avenger went over to where Marshall was standing and tried the door.
“It says that the door will unlock in 30 minutes from now.”  The Paragon Avenger said.
“We’re stuck in here for thirty minutes!  Without air, food or water!  We will all die!”  Some Nut with a Gun over dramatized.
“I’m thinking you could go without food for thirty minutes, maybe.”  Umbral Schrumbral said.
“Everyone will please not panic.”  Super Spine Wolf said.
“Right, Not Another Hero and the Fattinator, break down that door.”  SFD ordered.
“I smash!”  Not Another Hero said.
“You can’t say that, remember.”  Rare Earth reminded.
“Oh that’s right.  It’s clobbering time!”  Not Another Hero said.
“You can’t say that either.”  Dr. X-Rays reminded.
“Oh crap!”  Not Another Hero said.
“You can’t say that neither.”  Some Nut with a Gun said.
“Sorry, I’ll huff and I’ll puff and I’ll blow that door in.”  Not Another Hero said.
“Are you trying to get us sued?”  SFD asked.
“Sorry, boss.”  Not Another Hero said.
“Hurray up and get that door open, you know this isn’t exactly the happiest place on earth.”  Necrophillia chimed in.
“Necrophillia, so help me, don’t you start.”  SFD warned.
After a few seconds of the Fattinator and Not Another Hero trying to break down the door, The Fattinator said, “I don’t know boss, that door takes a lickin’ and keeps on tickin.”
“You maybe be four times my size, but I can still take you out.”  SFD threatened.
“Let me try, after all, that door maybe be strong enough for a man, but made for a woman.”  Flower Night said.
“Stop it, stop it, stop it, we will have to pay for using those copyrighted lines.”  SFD said.
“Stop yelling at me, Dragon.  After all, Nationwide is on your side.”  Developer 13.
“All these advertising lines, I’m loving it.”  Guns McCoy said.
The Fire Dragon yelled.
“Me been beating on door, I need water.”  Not Another Hero said.
“Stay thirsty my friend.”  Richard Bourbon said.
Finally, the door burst open.  They all headed back to where they had been.
“Kolissa and Hero Commander have quit the team.”  SFD informed the league.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #36 on: June 26, 2015, 04:48:56 AM »
“This is a nice place you have, Kolissa.”  Hero Commander said.
“It’s home, can I get you another drink?”  Kolissa asked.
“Yes, please, let me help you with that.”  Hero Commander said as he grabbed Kolissa when she leaned over to get his glass.
“Oh!”  Kolissa exclaimed.
Hero Commander wasted no time as he pulled Kolissa to his lap.
“Hello.”  Hero Commander said.
“Hello, to you too.”  Kolissa replied.
“Can you take off your helmet now?”  Hero Commander asked.
“Oh-of course.  I forgot that I was still wearing it.”  Kolissa said.
She stood up and grabbed her helmet with both hands.  Finding the locking mechanism, she removed the helmet and shook loose her hair.
“You are prettier than I imagined.”  Hero Commander said in amazement.
“Thanks.  You know, with in Arachnos, if you see the face of a night widow, you must marry her.”  Kolissa said.
“We’re not in Arachnos.”  Hero Commander said.
“Pity.”  Kolissa said as she made her way back to the couch where Hero Commander was seated.
“Nice to see you again.”  Hero Commander said.
“So, you wanna play Monopoly?”  Kolissa asked.
“Monopoly?”  Hero Commander asked.
“Oh, you’ll like the way I play it.  First, I cheat.  Secondly, I have re-written the rules.”  Kolissa said.
“Sounds interesting.”  Hero Commander replied.
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« Reply #37 on: June 27, 2015, 11:59:01 PM »
“I told you about their strict ‘Keep Off The Grass’ policy.”  Super Fire Dragon scolded.
“Me forget.”  Not Another Hero said.
“Tell it to the nurse at the hospital.”  The Paragon Avenger said.
“Ahh, man.”  Not Another Hero said as he disappeared to the hospital.
“Listen-up everybody.”  The Paragon Comptroller said to the league.
“This is important.”  Dr. X-Rays said.
“Dr. Wos, you have been naughty.”  Necrophillia said imitating Ms. Liberty.
“No it wasn’t me, it was that Not Another Hero guy.”  Dr. Wos pleaded.
“Wos, she got you again, man, can’t you see that it’s just Necrophillia?”  Super Spine Wolf said.
“I panic.  I hear Ms. Liberty and I think holy rolly pully.  I have no room in my head for Necrophillia.”  Dr. Wos admitted.
“Dr. Wos, do as Necrophillia tells you to do.”  Necrophillia said imitating Ms. Liberty.
“Now that is Necrophillia.”  Dr. Wos said.
They all laughed.
“Ok, I want to remind everyone that if you cut across and walk on the grass, they will fire their lasers at you.”  Guns McCoy said.
“I’m barefoot.  The grass feels so good.”  The Tattered Avenger said.
“Sorry, TA, use the sidewalk.”  Marshal Darkness said.
“Maybe we could chip in and buy TA a new pair of loafers.”  Umbral Schrumbral suggested.
“No way, he would probably sell them to buy food or some other non-sense like that.”  SFD advised.
“I guess you’re right.”  Umbral Schrumbral conceded.
“Hey!”  The Tattered Avenger whined.
They all laughed.
“So what’s the plan, SFD?”  Dr. X-Rays asked.
They all laughed.
“Follow me, we’re charging NightStar.”  SFD ordered.
They did charge NightStar.  They had to battle her minions and her powers, but somehow, they managed to pull-off a win.
“Dude, that was brutal.”  Marshal Darkness said.
“Yes, it was.”  Totally Awesome Dude said.
“No, I meant everybody, it was tattered.”  Marshal Darkness said.
“What did I do?”  The Tattered Avenger said.
“No, not you, I give up.”  Marshal Darkness said.
“Don’t give up, honey, there’s more to this mission.”  Rare Earth said.
“That’s right.  Dr. Wos, take your team and set up on the tennis courts.”  SFD barked.
“Righto”  Dr. Wos acknowledged.
“Necrophillia, cover the North doors.”  SFD ordered.
“Good, plan, deary.  Can somebody silence this dragon.”  Necrophillia said imitating Kolissa.
“Not funny, Necrophillia.  My team, follow me, we will take the helipad and the South doors.”  SFD commanded.
“Ok, deploy your pets when the timer reaches 2 minutes, and not before for maximum coverage.”  The Paragon Avenger said.
“We could sure use Kolissa’s Arachnos pets about now.”  Rare Earth said.
“I agree.”  Red Control said watching the clock.
“This reminds me of the time, I was trying to optimize a website when parallel streaming graphics channels.”  Developer 13 said.
“NO, shut him up, not now, Dev!!!”  Richard Bourbon cried.
But it was too late; Flower Night and Some Nut with a Gun had fallen asleep.
”Great, just great.”  SFD shouted.
“Sorry Dragon, I keep forgetting about the side-affects.”  Developer 13 said.
“Maybe we all could take a nap, who would know?”  Umbral Schrumbral said.
“No, escaping prisoners will be bursting out of those doors at any moment.”  SFD snapped.
The doors opened and frightened prisoners run out in a frenzy.
“It’s go time.”  SFD shouted.
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« Reply #38 on: June 29, 2015, 03:21:26 AM »
“There’s hundreds of them!”  Developer 13 cried.
“Keep it up, don’t stop!”  The Paragon Avenger ordered.
“Stay at your posts, let the blasters take the runners, use your holds, activate your pets.”  Super Fire Dragon barked out orders.
“I’ve never seen him like this before."  Rare Earth observed.
“Yes, Super Fire Dragon is full of surprises.”  Necrophillia replied.
“Stop talking and focus people, more of them will be on the way.”  SFD was in the zone.  He felt like a general commanding his troops.
“Yo, Nut.  Runner heading South.”  Red Control said.
“I got the little bugger.”  Some Nut with a Gun said as he loaded another clip into his assault rifle and opened up on the runner.
“Bourbon!  Look alive, runner going East.”  The Tattered Avenger said.
“Here prisoner, have a drink, on you.”  Richard Bourbon said as he sprayed a runner with that wonderful golden brown liquid for which he is named.
“I am having trouble keeping up.”  Flower Night said struggling to fire her arrows quickly enough at all the runners.
“Let me help.”  Guns McCoy said as he swept the left side with full auto on.
“Scrappers, help the blasters by running down runners.”  SFD ordered.
“Right chief.”  Dr. Wos said as he ran after a runner and used his broadsword.
“Not Hero, look behind you.”  Wong Tong Suey said.
“You not pass.”  Not Another Hero said as he turned around and punched the prisoner running past him.
They kept fighting like that for several more minutes.
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« Reply #39 on: July 02, 2015, 06:46:11 AM »
"That was friggin' awesome!"  The Fattinator shouted in a rare display of emotion.
"What did I do?"  Totally Awesome Dude replied.
"Oh brother."  The Fattinator said.
"Good work people, we didn't allow a single escapee to leave the compound."  Super Fire Dragon congratulated.
"Can I rest now?"  Flower Night said exhausted.
They all laughed.
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« Reply #40 on: July 03, 2015, 03:33:58 AM »
“What do you mean both the A/V’s at the same time!”  The Paragon Avenger asked with surprise.
“Dragon, you done messed up the mission.”  Rare Earth said.
“Fool Dragon.”  Marshal Darkness said.
“Dragon, are you sure you are getting the mission details correct?  You know they are important, don’t you?”  The Tattered Avenger asked.
“Details schetails.”  Super Fire Dragon shrugged.
“Hey, that’s my line.”  Umbral Schrumbral responded.
“Dragon, we demand that you talk to your contact again and get the mission correctly.”  Richard Bourbon XXIV said.
“Dragon who makes mission wrong, soon find no team.”  Wong Tong Suey said.
“Yeah, Dragon, do it right for a change.”  Vince Dastardly said.
“Dragon say do this, we know that can’t possible be the correct way to run this mission.”  Not Another Hero said.
“What happened to your accent.”  The Fattinator asked Not Another Hero.
“Sometimes, accent gone.”  Not Another Hero said.
“Sometimes your role-playing isn’t as good as it can be.”  Super Spine Wolf said.
“Yes, talking like a caveman does get a bit tedious.”  Not Another Hero said.
“Well, however you say it, your right, that dragon needs to get his act together.”  Flower Night said.
“Trust me; I know what I’m doing.”  SFD said reassuringly.
“Ok Dragon, tell us again why we have to fight 2 archvillains at the same time.”  The Paragon Comptroller said.
“Well because that woman with gynecomastia linked them together.”  SFD explained.
“Gynecomastia?  What’s that?”  Some Nut with a Gun asked.
“I believe that the dragon is referring to that woman who was monologging at the beginning of this mission.”  Totally Awesome Dude interjected.
“Right, she took boobs as primary and secondary powers.”  Some Nut with a Gun said.
They all laughed.
“So how did she link them?”  Dr. Wos asked.
“Who knows; who cares?”  Necrophillia said.
“That’s right; the point is that we can’t break the link.”  SFD expounded.
“So we got to fight them at the same time, lovely.”  Flower Night said disingenuously.
“Which one do you want, Seige or Nightstar?”  SFD asked Not Another Hero.
“Me take Seige, you grab Nightstar.”  Not Another Hero said.
“I beg your pardon.”  SFD said a bit confused.
“He means for you to herd Nightstar.”  The Paragon Avenger explained.
“Oh, right.  That I can do.”  Sfd said.
They all laughed.
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« Reply #41 on: July 11, 2015, 02:57:32 AM »
“Siege is down to around half his hit points, how is Nightstar coming?”  The Paragon Avenger asked.
“Not so good, only about a quarter down.”  Some Nut with a Gun answered.
“I’ll switch to Nightstar.”  The Paragon Comptroller said.
“That won’t be enough.”  Super Fire dragon said.
“I’ll switch too.”  Guns McCoy said.
“Do you want me to switch?”  Flower Night asked.
“I’m not so sure that that would make any difference.”  Some Nut with a Gun said.
They all laughed, even Siege.
“Man we have been at this for hours; I’m starting to get tired.”  Vince Dastardly said.
“Keep up the fight, don’t quit now.”  Red Control said.
“What are you, like a cheerleader or something?”  Umbral Schumbral questioned.
“Well, I haven’t said anything for a while, I thought that now was my big chance.”  Red Control said.
“No wonder that guy was deleted.”  SFD said.
“Look, we can take a break, but they will just heal and we will have to start all over again.”  Necrophillia said.
“And besides, if you get into the groove of it, this is kind of fun.”  Marshal Darkness said.
“Yeah, it beats standing around just chatting.”  Rare Earth said.
“I am so glad that we talked Ms. Liberty out of shutting down the game.”  Vince Dastardly said.
“Me too, imagine if this was only a chat client or something.”  Dr. Wos said.
“Still, Ms. Liberty is spread kind of thin, being in three places at once.”  The Tattered Avenger said.
“Yes, but if anybody could do it, Ms. Liberty could.”  SFD said.  The Dragon has always admired Ms. Liberty for her organizational skills, her ability to control the chaos that is Hero Corps and, of course, the way she can easily add and subtract numbers.
“Hey Dragon, I was meaning to ask you.  What are you going to do with Kolissa?”  Necrophillia asked.
“Oh I don’t know.  Send her soul to hell, maybe.”  SFD replied.
“Not funny!”  Necrophillia cried and almost sent her zombies to attack SFD, but she remembered in time.
“Oh, I am sorry.  I couldn’t resist such a joke in poor taste.”  SFD said.
“Well.”  Necrophillia said pondering her next move.
“Forgive the Dragon?”  SFD asked.
“Stop with the puppy dog eyes, Dragon, sometimes you make me crazy.”  Necrophillia shouted.
“Puppy Dog eyes get them every time.”  Not Another Hero said.
“I usually use strong drink.”  Richard Bourbon XXIV admitted.
“Wow, when a member of the royal family, and 32nd in line for the Spanish titular throne can’t get a date, what chance do I have?”  The Tattered Avenger asked.
“Zero; until you discover the magic of soap and water and maybe Brillo pads.”  Dr. X-Rays joked.
“Yeah, I was going to say that it is bad enough that you heroes come in here and beat me up, twice, but do I have to smell him too?”  Nightstar said.
“Wow, even the A/V noticed.”  Totally Awesome Dude said in awe.
“Hey, it is all part of my persona, my presence.”  The tattered Avenger said.
“Well your presence is making my eyes water.”  Nightstar said.
They all laughed.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #42 on: July 16, 2015, 03:50:35 AM »
“I got blisters on my fingers!”  Some Nut with a Gun yelled.
“Man, that was intense.”  Necrophillia gasped.
“Good job, team, I mean league.”  Super Fire Dragon said.
“Everybody, take a knee, just in case.”  Dr. X-Rays advised.
Healers were always trying to get people to rest, but how can they rest after a battle like that.  They are just too pumped.
“Hey, you Nut, do you have any ammo left?  I ran out.”  Guns McCoy asked.
“You ran out?  What were you doing, if not shooting.”  Super Spine Wolf asked.
“I HAVE a secondary powerset.”  Guns McCoy said.
“Oh right, good job.”  Super Spine Wolf said defensively.
Some Nut with a Gun fired several rounds into the air.
“Sorry, McCoy, I’m fresh out.”  Some Nut with a Gun said.
“One of these days, I’m going to murder that nut.”  Guns McCoy muttered under his breath.
“Ok, people, settle.  Do whatever it is that you do between missions.  I’m going to check with my contact to see if this ruse worked.”  Super Fire Dragon said.
“Well, ok, but don’t use the word ‘ruse’ when you ask the guy, this time.”  The Fattinator said.
“The Dragon isn’t THAT stupid!”  Red Control said.
“You would be surprised.”  Flower Night commented.
The dragon left the area.
“Hey, I say we take a look around.”  Vince Dastardly said.
“Who said that?”  Totally Awesome Dude asked.
“Dude!”  Developer 13 replied.
“Haven’t you recognized Vince’s voice by now?”  Marshal Darkness asked.
“D’oh.”  Totally Awesome Dude said.
“I want to congratulate all of you heroes, except Dr. Wos; he was slacking off.”  Necrophillia said imitating Ms. Liberty.
“Ms. Liberty, I wasn’t slacking off, honest.”  Dr. Wos pleaded falling for her prank---again.
They all laughed.
“Wos, didn’t we tell you not to be so gullible?”  The Paragon Comptroller asked.
“He’s always been hard-headed.”  The Paragon Avenger said.
“Yes, but he is very good with that sword.”  The Tattered Avenger said.
“Necrophillia, must you?”  Dr. Wos threatened.
“Look Wos, when I see a weakness, I pounce on it.”  Necrophillia said.
“Girlfriend, ‘nuffs a ‘nuff.”  Rare Earth said.
“Aw shucks, I never get to have any fun.”  Necrophillia pouted.
They all laughed.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #43 on: July 21, 2015, 02:34:29 AM »
Meanwhile

“You cheated!”  Hero Commander insisted.
“I warned you.”  Kolissa cooed.
“Oh yes, you did, I see.”  Hero Commander back-peddled.
“So did you have fun playing Monoploy---my way?”  Kolissa asked.
“Yes, it was very different than the way I used to play it with my nephew.”  Hero Commander replied.
“I should hope so.”  Kolissa said.
“Where on Earth did you get the idea to add kittens to the game?”  Hero Commander asked.
“Well, I remember growing-up, we always had … “  Kolissa reminisced.
Just then the phone rang interrupting their chat.
“Who could that be?”  Hero Commander asked as he put on his uniform costume military jacket.
“Hello.”  Kolissa said sternly into the phone.
"Good afternoon, my name is Ella, If I may have a moment of your time, I am working on a small scale study on the quality of life through positive outlooks.  If you would let me, I would like to ask you to briefly describe how you see the world around you and what you find is the best about it."  The young female voice said over the phone.
“Ella, this is Kolissa, and I see the world around me as targets and victims.  There are people to help and people to knock-down.  You see, Lord Recluse has a plan to help people take what others hoard for themselves.”  Kolissa started.
“Lord Recluse?  Are you sure that you aren’t a double agent?!”  Hero Commander cried.
“Umm, I see, so you believe that people are basically good.”  Ella asked.
“I’m not a double agent, deary, I just understand Lord Recluse, and … “  Kolissa explained.
“I can’t believe that I’m hearing this.”  Hero Commander shouted.
“No, of course not.  I feel that people are scum, unless they need my help.”  Kolissa said into the phone.
“That does it.  I’m going for a walk, alone.”  Hero Commander said as he stormed out of Kolissa apartment.
“Ella, was it?  Why don’t you came over to my place and we can discuss it at length, deary.”  Kolissa said as her mind raced.
“Ummm, I think it’s my bedtime, and I …”  Ella started, she was beginning to feel that this Kolissa has something naughty on her mind.
“Non-sense, you come over here and let Aunt Kolissa explain it all to you, deary.”  Kolissa was planning something as she spoke into the phone.
“Shame on you.”  Ella shouted as she slammed down the phone.  She decided right then and there to never play with the phone again.
“Ella?  She hung up, the little brat.  Now, where did that hunk of hero go?”  Kolissa said to her self as she walked to the door.
It was a clear, moonless night.  The air was crisp, but not too chilly.  Kolissa pulled out and threw down her rocket board.  Kolissa loved her rocket board.  It wasn’t the fastest way to fly or travel, but it had a coolness about it that was unmatched in Paragon City.  It also allowed her to take other powers instead of those fly powers.  As she rose, she looked around.  Hero Commander could fly, but Founders’ Falls wasn’t that big.  As she scanned the night sky, she thought about Ella.  That kid won’t be calling back any time soon that’s for sure.  What a dangerous game, calling up perfect strangers in a city full of weirdos.  Anything could have happened.  Kolissa spotted The Hero Commander.
“Come here, Mr. Commander.”  Kolissa shouted.
The Hero Commander stopped and headed towards Kolissa.  He had forgotten why he had left.  Somehow, Kolissa made him feel protected and safe and loved.
“Kolissa, want to play Yatzee?  I’ve changed the rules, and …”  Hero Commander asked.
“Hush, let’s go back inside and discuss our options further.”  Kolissa offered.
They went back into Kolissa’s apartment.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #44 on: July 26, 2015, 03:51:05 AM »
“We finished that mission, like you asked.”  Super Fire Dragon informed.
“Yes, very well done, thank you.”  Calvin Scott replied.
“So we need to know about the Syndicate.”  SFD said.
“Yes, the Syndicate.”  Calvin said with disdain in his voice.
“Is the Syndicate helping the resistance?”  SFD asked.
“The one masquerading as Flour Night knows the answer better than I.”  Calvin admitted.
“Did you say Flower or Flour?”  SFD said trying to make the two words sound different.
“I said Flower-Flour-Flower.” Calvin said trying to figure out which is which.
“Flour-Flower-Flour?”  SFD asked
“No, Flour-Flour-Flower.”  Calvin replied.
“So Flower-Flour-Flour?”  SFD asked.
This went on like this for a lot longer than you would expect a grown man and a dragon to talk about flowers and flour.
“Super Fire Dragon, I need to speak with you.”  Kolissa said over SFD’s two-way communicator wrist-watch.
“Necrophillia!  I don’t have time for you’re non-sense.”  SFD said sharply into his communicator.
“Dragon, this isn’t Necrophillia.  Now, deary, come to my place on Founders’ Falls.  Kolissa out.”  Kolissa said.
“Flower-Flower-Flower?”  SFD asked.
“Flour-Flour-Flour.”  Calvin replied.
“Got it.”  SFD said and left for Founders’ Falls.
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« Reply #45 on: July 28, 2015, 02:51:10 AM »
“Ok, let’s all meet back at Studio 54 when we’re ready for the dragon.”  Paragon Avenger suggested.
“Great idea, I need to go BUY some ammo.”  Guns McCoy said.
“Not me.”  Some Nut with a Gun said shooting bullets in the air.
“Hey, you nut, are you trying to get us killed?”  Rare Earth shouted.
“That Nut is a nut.”  Not Another Hero said.
“So, what are you going to do while we wait, Necrophillia?”  Totally Awesome Dude asked.
“Oh, I don’t know, maybe dig-up an old boy friend or two.”  Necrophillia said with a smirk.
“Eeeeewwwww.”  Flower Night exclaimed.
“I meant look up, he he, did I say dig up?”  Necrophillia said.
“Girlfriend, you said ‘Dig’ and you meant ‘Dig’.”  Rare Earth said.
“Well, yes, but it’s not like that.  I mean I can explain.”  Necrophillia pleaded.
“Dude, never, never ask Necrophillia what she does in her spare time.”  Developer 13 said.
“Yes, we really don’t want to know.”  Vince Dastardly said.
“How does she manage to have sex with a dead guy, I mean he’s dead, nothing works.”  Red Control wondered out loud.
“Necrophillia, I beg you, do NOT answer his question.”  The Fattinator said.
“I’m too much of a lady to kiss and tell.”  Necrophillia said haughtily.
“Eeeeewwwww.”  Flower Night exclaimed.
“Ok, ok, Bourbon, what are you going to do while we wait.”  Totally Awesome Dude asked.
“Get hammered, I mean sample the finest Bourbons and distilled spirits available.”  Richard Bourbon XXIV replied.
“Eeeeewwwww.”  Flower Night exclaimed.
“He is talking about booze, deary.”  Necrophillia said imitating Kolissa.
“Kolissa, you frink!  Why did you shoot me with a poisoned dart?”  Dr. Wos yelled.
“Because you are so gullible.”  Necrophillia replied still imitating Kolissa.
“Why I ought to teach you … “  Dr. Wos started.
They all laughed interrupting him.
“That wasn’t Kolissa was it?”  Dr. Wos asked.
“Not even close.”  Marshal Darkness replied.
“It was Necrophillia again, was it?”  Dr. Wos asked.
“Yes it was, and you fell for it hook, line and sinker.”  Paragon Comptroller said.
Dr. Wos drew his sword and rushed Necrophillia.  Umbral Schrumbral put a gravity well on him.  The Tattered Avenger took his sword from him.
“Wos, you can’t behead Necrophillia.  Sure, we all want to at times, but we must resist those urges.”  Red Control told Dr. Wos.
“I was only going to kill her by just a little bit.”  Dr. Wos said struggling to get out of the gravity well.
They all laughed.
“I’m not completely sure that she isn’t undead herself.”  Super Spine Wolf said softly to Dr. Wos and those around him.
“I heard that.”  Necrophillia said.
“Well, are you?”  Flower Night asked.
“No, I’m straight.”  Necrophillia answered.
“Are you undead?”  Flower Night said clarifying the question and ignoring the earlier answer.
“It would add to my mystic.  An undead necromancer with necrophilia, but no.  I’m as much alive as the next person.”  Necrophillia said.
“Necrophillia, how can you prefer the cold dead body of a corpse, to the warm-blooded animated man?”  Guns McCoy asked.
“Some people like Coke, some people like Pepsi.”  Necrophillia said.
“Eeeeewwwww.”  Flower Night exclaimed.
“Now come on now, she was talking about soft drinks.”  Totally Awesome Dude insisted.
They all laughed.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #46 on: July 30, 2015, 02:03:01 AM »
The little fire dragon was on edge.  Yes, Kolissa called him there, but she did kill off the entire team.  The trip to the hospital was beneficial for the team to buy inspirations and get acquainted with the workings of the Behavior Adjustment Facility’s hospital.  He always considered it to be poor judgment to kill your teammates.  Super Fire Dragon also considers himself to be his team’s hero.  They look to him for leadership and help when they need it, and make bad cheese jokes when they don’t need his help.
Kolissa needed his help.
“Dragon!  Good, you’re here.  Get in here, quickly.”  Kolissa whispered-shouted loud enough for the fire dragon to hear.
“Kolissa, what is it?”  SFD asked as he walked into her apartment with his toggles fully charged.
As the dragon walked in, he could see The Hero Commander lying face-down in the middle of the floor.  The Commander’s pants were around his ankles and his shirt was unbuttoned.
“He tripped.  And fell.”  Kolissa offered.
“Is he dead?”  SFD asked.
“No, of course not, don’t be silly.  I don’t think so.”  Kolissa rambled.
Super Fire Dragon checked, no he wasn’t dead.  Apparently, he did fall and hit his head knocking him out cold.
“He’s breathing.  What happened?”  SFD asked.
“Well, Dragon, we were playing Yatzee and … “  Kolissa started.
“And he rolled a cheese.”  SFD said playing along.
“No, Dragon.  It was nothing like that.  Eeeewww, get your mind out of the gutter, deary.”  Kolissa said trying to confuse the dragon.
“Oh, sorry, I meant no offense.”  SFD apologized out of habit.
“Anyway, he had just come in from a walk, and decided to open his manly shirt.”  Kolissa cooed.
“Easy girl, stick to the facts.”  SFD said forgetting to sound like Joe Friday from the TV show Dragnet.
“Well, he must’ve undid his pants too, because when he rolled double boxcars, and jumped up to shout ‘Yatzee’, he tripped, fell, hit his head and passed out.”  Kolissa explained.
“Were you playing strip Yatzee?”  SFD asked.
“Ummmmm, no.”  Kolissa said unbelievably.
“Ok,”  SFD said.
“So I tried to bring him around, but nothing’s working.”  Kolissa said.
“I say, let’s call Dr. X-Rays and … “  SFD suggested.
“NO!  Dragon, I trust you, we are good friends, right?”  Kolissa said.
“Is this one of those ‘Hold-The-Flashlight-While-I-Dig-A-Shallow-Grave’ type deals of a friendship?”  SFD asked.
“Dragon, no, just help me get him back to vertical.”  Kolissa said.
“I think he’s vertical hold is shot.”  SFD quipped.
“Very funny, try giving him a purple.”  Kolissa said.
“That’s for holds and confusion.  Let’s try a blue.”  SFD replied.
“No, that’s for endurance, he looks rested.  How about a yellow?”  Kolissa asked.
“Nope, I don’t got a yellow.”  SFD fired back.
“I already tried a green, do you have a red?”  Kolissa asked.
“I’m a tank, that’s about all I carry.”  SFD said.
“Well, give him one.”  Kolissa said.
“I don’t know.”  SFD pondered.
“You don’t think that it will help?”  Kolissa asked.
“Oh, it isn’t that.”  SFD replied.
“Then what is it?”  Kolissa demanded to know.
“It isn’t everyday that you find a superhero so completely helpless.”  SFD said with a mischievous look on his face.
“I’m beginning to see the possibilities myself.”  Kolissa mused.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #47 on: August 05, 2015, 01:34:24 AM »
After several funny poses, they finally found a camera.
There will be pictures of Hero Commander on Facebook and YouTube.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #48 on: August 05, 2015, 04:13:56 AM »
“Oh hey, Super Fire Dragon, Why does my head hurt?  When did you get here?  Yikes!  What am I wearing?”  Hero Commander woke up to find Super Fire Dragon in Kolissa’s apartment.  He was not amused when he discovered that he was wearing a Marvin the Martian costume.
“He’s awake!”  SFD yelled to Kolissa.
”Where are my clothes?!”  Hero Commander demanded.
“You’re going to laugh.”  SFD began.
“I’ll bet I won’t.”  Hero Commander countered.
“You see, it’s like this, bye.”  SFD said as he made a mad dash for the door.
“Dragon!”  Hero Commander and Kolissa yelled after the dragon.
Kolissa and Hero Commander looked at each other for a long moment.
“Honey, where’s my super suit?”  Hero Commander asked Kolissa.  Hero Commander could’ve flown after the dragon, but he was still wearing that ridiculous costume.
“It’s hanging up in the hall closet.”  Kolissa said without thinking.
Hero Commander walked over to the closet and found his beloved costume and his flight suit.  He also found something troubling.
“Kolissa, what is this?”  Hero Commander asked as he pulled from the closet a Bo Peep costume that seemed to be in his size and it was hanging up next to his costumes.
“Oh, that old thing, the previous tenants must’ve left it here.”  Kolissa lied.
“What happened, last night?”  Hero Commander said as he started to change into his costume.
“What do you remember?”  Kolissa asked.
“I remember playing Monopoly, with kittens added to the game.”   Hero Commander said rubbing his head.
“Yes, that’s right, deary, we played my version of Monopoly.  What else?”  Kolissa asked.
“I remember you giving me something to drink that tasted funny.”  Hero Commander said.
“It was diet cola; you really should cut back on the sugar.”  Kolissa stated.
“And then the phone rang.”  Hero Commander replied.
“Yes, and you got mad for no reason, then what.”  Kolissa pumped.
“I jumped up; fell down, and the room spun and went dark.”  Hero Commander said.
“Yes, you fell and hit your head.”  Kolissa said.
“And then Super Fire Dragon came over, and you two put me in silly poses and …  And dressed me up as Bo Peep!”  Hero Commander said suddenly remembering what had happened while he was semi-conscience.
“Oh it wasn’t that bad.”  Kolissa said.
“Not that bad!”  Hero Commander said angrily.
“It was only for the pictures.”  Kolissa admitted.
“What PIC-TURES?”  Hero Commander flumed.
“Now calm down, it was all in good fun, besides who is going to search for Hero Bo Commander Peep on YouTube?”  Kolissa said.
“You posted pictures to YouTube?”  Hero Commander asked in shock and amazement.
“No, of course not, deary.”  Kolissa said.
“Oh good.”  Hero Commander said.
“We posted video.”  Kolissa said.
“Video!”  Hero Commander shouted.
“It’s no big deal …”  Kolissa began.
“No big deal?  You posted video of me wearing a cute dress on the internet!”  Hero Commander interrupted.
“No, that dress isn’t very cute, now I have this red number that would have been perfect … “  Kolissa began.
“Augh!  There’s no talking to you.”  Hero commander interrupted again as he stormed out of Kolissa’s apartment.  He had gotten changed into his military costume, but he decided to fly away without changing into his flight suit.
“He’ll be back; he left his cane.”  Kolissa giggled to her self.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #49 on: August 10, 2015, 06:19:02 AM »
"Guys, guys, guess what I found."  Necrophillia said.
"Oh no, I'm not falling for that.  That's Necrophillia doing the voice of ..."  Dr. Wos replied.
"Doing the voice of whom, you idiot?"  Super Spine Wolf interrupted.
“Hey, you want a piece of me, huh?”  Dr. Wos threatened.
“Look, Wos, I like you, but come on already, will ya?”  Super Spine Wolf responded.
“Look, Fellas, this is bigger than your little spat.”  Necrophillia interjected.
“Ok, what’s so important?”  The Paragon Avenger asked.
“Well, I was searching on-line for something, and I accidently entered ‘Hero Bo Commander Peep’ into the gah-gah© search engine.”  Necrophillia explained.
“So?”  The Paragon Avenger asked.
“So, look at this.”  Necrophillia showed a video on her phone of The Hero Commander wearing a Bo Peep costume with the ‘I’m a Little Teapot’ song playing.  Hero Commander looked to be drugged, drunk or sleep-walking, but the video is hilarious.  They watched it over and over again, laughing harder and harder each time.
“This could mean only one thing.”  The Paragon Comptroller reasoned.
“Yes, what does it mean?”  Red Control asked.
“Kolissa is back to normal.”  The Paragon Comptroller surmised.
“Hello, team, and league.”  The Hero Commander said as he walked into Studio 54 and found his old gang.
“Sorry, Bo, there ain’t no sheep here.”  Developer 13 laughed.
“Seriously Commander, you should wear that costume more often, show off them legs.”  Necrophillia joked.
“Oh very funny.  Look they took advantage of my condition.”  The Hero Commander said.
“Wait, did you say ‘they’?”  Flower Night asked.
“Yes, Kolissa and that Dragon.”  Hero Commander answered.
“Do you mean Super Fire Dragon?”  Flower Night asked.
“Yes.”  Hero Commander replied.
“That dragon was supposed to be talking to the contact, not playing dress-up.”  Necrophillia commented.
“Why can’t it be both?”  Super Fire Dragon said as he walked into Studio 54 where the league had gathered.
“Dragon!”  Hero Commander shouted.
“Look, Hero Commander, we were just having a little fun with those costumes.  You understand.  It’s not like we published all of the pictures on the internet.  Kolissa said that she was going to keep a few back to cheese mail you with, or something like that.”  SFD said.
“Cheese Mail?”  Necrophillia asked.
“I think he means blackmail.”  Flower Night stated.
“Kolissa wouldn’t dare.  After all I played monopoly with her and she had added kittens to the game.”  Hero Commander insisted.
“You played Kittenopoly, with Kolissa?”  Flower Night said stunned.
“Kittenopoly?  You make it sound like a game that Kolissa didn’t invent.”  Hero Commander said.
“That’s right.  The Driver Brothers released that game several years ago.”  Flower Night explained.
“I’m getting more and more impressed with Kolissa.  Do you guys mind if I ditch this league?”  Hero Commander asked.
“Go!  You won’t be much good to us, if you are thinking about her.”  SFD said.
The Hero commander left, as Super Fire Dragon explained what Calvin had told him.
“But I don’t know nothing about the Syndicate.  Excepted that they have 500 members shoring up the Resistance’s left flank.  And the Syndicate is planning a major push into Imp. City in a week or two.”  Flower Night said.
“Apparently, you do know something about the Syndicate.”  SFD stated.
“Yes, Flower Night spent several hours with the Syndicate leaders before you rescued us.”  Totally Awesome Dude recalled.
“Tell everything that you can remember about the Syndicate.”  SFD ordered.
Flower Night and Totally Awesome Dude began reciting all the information that they over-heard while being held captive by the Syndicate.
“You’ve done well, heroes.  We are all proud of you.”  Necrophillia said imitating Ms. Liberty.
“Ms. Liberty, we were just doing our jobs.”  Dr. Wos said.
“Not you, Wos.  You’re fired.”  Necrophillia said imitating Ms. Liberty still.
“Please no, Ms. Liberty, I have a bookie and several bartenders to support.”  Dr. Wos pleaded.
They all laughed.
“Wos, it’s Necrophillia.”  SFD said.
“Oh.  Yes, I knew that.  I was playing along.”  Dr. Wos said.
They all laughed, because nobody believe him.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #50 on: August 14, 2015, 03:06:11 AM »
As he knocked on the door his mind raced.  He really liked Kolissa.  She is beautiful, strong, self-assured, a bit of a trickster, playful, fun to be around, a bit of a con artist, practical, scary, very smart and eight foot tall.  That last one really turned him on; she seemed older, but not too old.  It’s complicated, but there was something about having a girlfriend who is nearly two feet taller than he.  The thought of pictures of him that she might use to blackmail him with made him angry and impressed with Kolissa that she held the “best” pictures back.  He wanted to go in to her apartment and get even, but he also wanted to give her a great big kiss.  The more he thought the more he got confused.  Does he love her?  Does she love him?  What is he doing?  He turned to walk away when the door sprung open.
“Hero Commander, you came back!”  Kolissa shouted.  She still hasn’t gotten over throwing doors open and being very loud.
“Yes, Kolissa, I want to have a word with you.”  Hero Commander said getting over the shock of the door and Kolissa.
“Come in, come in.  You are always welcome, deary.”  Kolissa said in a more normal voice.
“I understand why you and that dragon took advantage of my condition.”  Hero Commander started as he entered Kolissa’s apartment, walking pass her so that she could close the door, and turning to face her.
“Please, have a seat, do you want anything to drink, tea perhaps.”  Kolissa said as she closed the door and turned to face him.
“Funny, no tea for me, thanks.”  Hero Commander said as he found a seat on the couch.
“I like you HC, and so I removed the videos from the internet.”  Kolissa said as she sat in her favorite chair across from the couch.
“That is great news.  I want all the pictures destroyed.”  Hero Commander said.
“Ok, I will destroy my copies.”  Kolissa agreed.
“Kolissa, I found out about Kittenopoly.”  Hero Commander admitted.
“Umm, I can explain …”  Kolissa started.
“No need, I get you.”  Hero Commander interrupted.
“You do?”  Kolissa said.
“Yes, deary, you are special.  You want to help people, and you want people to know who is helping them.”  Hero Commander said.
“Wow, I think that is spot-on as they say.”  Kolissa said.
“Kolissa, I think we should start dating exclusively.”  Hero Commander said.
“You want to go steady?”  Kolissa asked.
“Well, I want to see only you, and I want you to see only me.  Going steady sounds so high school.”  Hero Commander said.
“Ok, I’m not seeing anybody right now anyway.  My trip through the mental ward kind of put a damper on things.”  Kolissa admitted.
“I have had a few relationships, but you are the most interesting person I have ever met.”  Hero Commander said.
“That sounds like a plan, you want to go grab a late dinner?”  Kolissa asked.
“Nope, I want to cook for you.  Do you like spaghetti?”  Hero Commander asked.
“My favorite, shorty.”  Kolissa answered.
They both laughed.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #51 on: August 18, 2015, 03:58:41 AM »
“I wish Kolissa was here.”  Umbral Schrumbral said.
“Why, so we could beat the tea out of her?”  Necrophillia asked.
“Well, yes I do want an explanation for being shot with a poison dart.”  Umbral Scrumbral said.
“When I get my paws on her, she’s going to wish I haven’t.”  Super Spine Wolf snarled.
“I think that my zombies would love to have a chat with Kolissa.”  Marshal Darkness smirked.
“Yeah, yeah, I get the hostility, but I was thinking …”  Umbral Schrumbral started.
“I want to have a word with her myself.”  Some Nut with a Gun said firing a burst of rounds into the air.
“Oh!”  Rare Earth exclaimed.  “You Nut, you startled me.  Nearly gave me a heart attack, you darn fool.”  Rare earth continued.
“I’ve been wanting to try my laser beam eyes.  Kolissa would make an excellent target.”  Dr. X-Rays said.
“Doc, she’s literally twice your size.  You wouldn’t stand a chance.”  Dr. Wos said.
“And you think you could do better, deary.”  Necrophillia said imitating Kolissa.
Dr. Wos pulled out his boardsword and turned to attack Kolissa.
“Where’d she go?”  Dr. Wos asked.
Everybody laughed.
“Anyway, I mean that I wish Kolissa was here to figure out what we should do next.  This dragon doesn’t got a clue.”  Umbral Schrumbral said.
“Hey, that was mean.”  Super Fire Dragon said.
“Should I hack him to pieces, I already have my sword ready?”  Dr. Wos asked.
“Look, I’m planning something with Ms. Liberty.  These things take time.”  SFD explained.
“I say we attack the Syndicate, now!”  Red Control incited.
“Yeah!  There are nearly two dozen of us, and only five hundred of them.”  Flower Night agreed.
“Flower, you might want to do the math on that one.”  The Paragon Comptroller suggested.
“I say, let the giant lizard think.  Go ahead fool dragon, think.”  Rare Earth stated.
“Gee, thanks.”  SFD replied.
“Is it my turn to say what I would like to do to Kolissa, because I would like to serve her whiskey, young, barrel-strength whiskey.”  Richard Bourbon XXIV said.
“No, we go past crushing Kolissa.  We talk killing Syndicate.”  Not Another Hero spoke.
“Now see here, we all want to take a poke at Kolissa.”  Guns McCoy said.
“Especially Hero Commander from what I heard.  Whooooooooooa.”  Developer 13 said.
“Oh yes, those pictures were embarrassing.”  Flower Night said.
“No, not the pictures.  Hero Commander and Kolissa are …”  Totally Awesome Dude began.
“They are playing house.”  Developer 13 said.
“Really?  Who is playing Dr. Wilson.”  Flower Night asked.
“Seriously?”  Totally Awesome Dude asked.
“No, I know what you mean.”  Flower Night replied sheepishly.
“I think Flower was trying to be funny.”  The Fattinator said.
“Me hope Flower trying to be funny.”  Wong Tong Suey said.
“I’ll bet $100 Hero Commander and Kolissa are ‘kissing’ right now.”  The Tattered Avenger remarked.
“You ain’t got no hun’red dollars, fool.”  Rare Earth chastised.
“Well, if you took the bet, I would have.”  The Tattered Avenger said.
They all laughed.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #52 on: August 24, 2015, 06:30:30 AM »
“Hi guys.”  Hero Commander said as he walked into where the group was waiting inside Studio 54.
“Hero Commander, glad to see you.”  Flower Night exclaimed.
“Hero Commander, we were just talking about you.”  The Tattered Avenger commented.
“Nothing good I hope.”  Hero Commander joked.
“So how are you and Kolissa getting along?”  Rare Earth asked.
“Speaking of Kolissa, she wants to rejoin the group, if that’s ok.”  Hero Commander stated.
“Kolissa, never!”  Guns McCoy yelled.
“Can I kill her a couple times?”  Necrophillia asked.
“Kolissa, shot ‘nother Hero with poison, too kinky.”  Not Another Hero said.
“Why don’t you drop this caveman voice already, you’re not fooling anybody.”  Richard Bourbon asked.
“What?  And give up show-biz.”  Not Another Hero said in his best ‘The Hamptons’ voice he has.
“That’s pretty good.”  Necrophillia said.
“Gratzie!”  Not Another Hero replied.
“Listen, if she says that she’s sorry and promises to not do it again, can Kolissa rejoin the league?”  Hero Commander pleaded.
“Maybe we should take a vote.”  Super Fire Dragon suggested.
“No need for that, deary.”  Kolissa said as she joined the group.
“Attack!”  Dr. Wos shouted as he pulled his sword.
“Stop!”  Hero Commander demanded as he blocked Kolissa.
“”Nut bunnies.”  Dr. Wos said as he swung his sword to the ground and put it away.
“Ok, I’m sorry I shot you guys with poisoned darts, ok!  Let’s not make a big deal out of this.”  Kolissa said.
“But we are your friends, and you killed us, temporarily, but still.”  Vince Dastardly said.
“Listen, deary, I still have a fully loaded wrist poison-dart-gun.”  Kolissa said.
“Are you threatening us?”  SFD asked.
“Yes, whoever doesn’t accept me back into the league, can eat dart.”  Kolissa said.
“Welcome, friend.”  Necrophillia said.
“Fine.  Kolissa is back.”  SFD stated.
“Yay!”  They all cheered.
“Kolissa, now that you are back on the team, let me say.”  Some Nut with a Gun said right before he started shooting Kolissa.
“It was a trap, well played, sir.”  Kolissa said as she fell to the ground.
“You fool nut, we welcomed her back.  Stupid head.”  Rare Earth said.
“Look, we all wanted to do that.  It was my turn.”  Some Nut with a Gun explained.
“Are you guys happy now?  Are we square?  Can we get on with it already?”  Hero Commander asked angrily.
Kolissa teleported to the hospital.
“Alright, the nut has gotten even with Kolissa.  Player versus player is part of life.  Let’s move on, ok.”  SFD said.
“Well, ok, it’s just that she was making it sound like our fault if we don’t forgive her.  It didn’t seem right.”  Some Nut with a Gun said.
“The Nut has a point, Kolissa shot us in cold-blood.”  Marshal Darkness said.
“Yes, have her tell us why.”  Developer 13 said.
“Ok, when she returns from the hospital, I will ask her to tell us why she shot us.”  SFD said.
“Ok, you nut, we’re even, but don’t do that again, deary, or you might not like what happens to you.”  Kolissa said.
“Kolissa, we will welcome you back, only if you explain why you shot us all.”  Red Control stated.
“Well, Red.  Deary, it is like this.  I wanted to be alone with The Hero Commander, and you were interrupting.”  Kolissa explained.
“That’s why you sent most of your team to the hospital.  You were feeling hot and bothered.”  The Paragon Comptroller accused.
“Well, a girl has to do what a girl has to do.”  Kolissa said.
“Ok, next time, just excuse yourself.”  The Paragon Avenger ordered.
“Ok, ok, can we get on with it?”  Kolissa asked.
“Yes, here’s the deal.  The Syndicate is shoring up the Resistance in order to take control of Praetoria.”  The Fattinator informed.
“And so we need to discredit the Syndicate in the eyes of the Resistance.”  Kolissa added.
“That’s right.”  Totally Awesome Dude confirmed.
“Super Fire Dragon, do you have a plan?”  Kolissa asked.
“Well, define plan.”  SFD replied.
“That’s what I thought.  Ok, all we got to do is show the Resistance proof that the Syndicate is not their friends.”  Kolissa suggested.
“Of course, deary, but how do we do that?”  Necrophillia said imitating Kolissa.
“Cute, do your zombies want company?”  Kolissa asked disingenuously.
“Excuse me for living.”  Necrophillia replied.
“Whatever.  We need to invent, steal or create said evidence.”  Kolissa offered.
“Brilliant!”  SFD said.
“I say we disguise ourselves as the Syndicate and run a loyalist mission.  We then deliver a video of the mission to that Calvin guy.”  Kolissa stated.
“Of course, why didn’t I think of that?”  SFD asked.
“Because you’re an idiot and a lousy dresser.”  Kolissa said.
“Thanks for clearing that up.”  SFD replied.
They all laughed.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #53 on: September 01, 2015, 05:30:00 AM »
“Sorry, Super Spine Wolf, the Syndicate disguise isn’t going to work on you.”  Kolissa informed.
“That’s ok; I’ll just, guard the door or something.”  Super Spine Wolf accepted.
“Tattered Avenger, the Syndicate usually bathe.”  Kolissa asserted.
“Hey, I bathe.”  The Tattered Avenger insisted.
“With clean water and soap?”  Kolissa asked.
“Well, no.  Not exactly.”  The Tattered Avenger said.
“What do you bathe with?”  Super Fire Dragon asked curiously.
“I don’t have a lot of time to waste on such non-sense, so I bathe by running through the sewers while ‘arresting’ bad guys.”  Tattered Avenger said.
“What about me?”  The Fattinator asked.
“We’re sure that you use soap.”  SFD replied.
“No, deary, he was talking about his Syndicate disguise.”  Kolissa said wishing she could strangle that dragon.
“The Syndicate just aren’t that big.”  The Paragon Avenger said.
“Me not too big, give me disguise.”  Not Another Hero stated.
“You crazy big, huge, no disguise, you not Syndicate.”  Wong Tong Suey said.
“Aw shucks, I never get to be the Syndicate.”  Not Another Hero remorsed.
They all laughed.
“What about me, am I chopped liver?”  Umbral Schrumbral asked.
“Don’t be silly, you’ll make an excellent Syndicate.”  Flower Night replied.
“Umbral, take off the yarmulke.”  Kolissa said agitatedly.
“Ah shalom!”  Umbral Schrumbral exclaimed.
“By the way, Dragon, you know that the costume isn’t going to work for you either.”  Kolissa said sounding grateful.
“What?  No!  I demand to be a member of the Syndicate.”  SFD demanded.
“I’ll let you direct the video.”  Kolissa bribed.
“Kolissa, have you lost your mind?”  Necrophillia whispered to Kolissa.
“Dragon, remember that we are trying to fool the Resistance into thinking that the Syndicate is actually doing this mission.”  Kolissa asked trying to reassure herself.
“I cannot work with all this interference.  One more critique and Alan Smithee will be the director!”  SFD stormed.
“I tried to tell you.”  Necrophillia stated.
“Ok Dragon, but don’t screw it up.”  Kolissa said.
“Anybody know Alan Smithee cell?”  SFD asked.
They all laughed.
“I’ll work the camera; I can get over the head shots easily.”  The Fattinator said.
“I can work the sound equipment.”  The Tattered Avenger offered.
“No.  Your BO nearly sounds bad.”  Marshal Darkness said.
“Honey, I know he smells bad; and we can actually see a vapor trail behind him of body funk, but saying it sounds bad is going a bit far.”  Rare Earth interjected.
“Oh, yeah, everybody be quiet for a minute.”  Marshal Darkness instructed.
As they stood in silence, The Tattered Avenger’s body odor made moaning sounds.
“Very funny.”  The Tattered Avenger said.
They all laughed, except the Tattered Avenger.
“TA, you can be camera 2, but stay down wind.”  SFD ordered.
“That leaves the operation of the expensive and complicated sound recording equipment in the hands of a man who doesn’t use verbs.”  Richard Bourbon XXIV stated.
“Me equipment in-charge.”  Not Another Hero spoke.
“Super Spine Wolf, you will do the voice-over narration.”  Kolissa assigned.
“Great, idea.  Let me go to ICON so I’ll be ready for my close-up.”  Super Spine Wolf said as he got up and started walking for the door.
“You do know what voice-over means, right?”  Vince Dastardly asked.
“Sure.”  Super Spine Wolf said as he walked out the door.
“I’m surrounded by them.”  Kolissa sighed.
“Hey, Kolissa, I was thinking, you know this black and red is so over done.  I was thinking a pale blue with a lime green.”  Developer 13 said.
“Red and Black are the SYNDICATE’S COLORS, YOU MORON!”  Necrophillia shouted.
“Well excuse me for having an eye for color.”  Developer 13 snapped back.
“People, people, settle.  Now, we will have our first rehearsal in one hour.”  SFD said.
“Dragon, we don’t need to rehearse.  All we got to do is wipe the floor with those Resistance creeps and make a video while doing it.”  The Paragon Comptroller stated.
“That’s what they said right before making Ghostbusters II.”  SFD replied.
“I’ve created a monster.”  Kolissa cried.
They all laughed.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #54 on: September 03, 2015, 03:34:25 AM »
“Action!”  Super Fire Dragon directed.
“Taste the Power of Arachnos!”  Kolissa cried as she charged the target dummies.
“Cut!”  Necrophillia shouted.
“Hey, I do the yelling, not you.”  SFD yelled.
“She blew her line.”  Necrophillia explained.
“What do you mean, deary?”  Kolissa asked.
“You said Arachnos.”  Necrophillia reminded.
“Drat!  I’ve been saying that so often for so long it’s almost second nature to me.”  Kolissa said.
“Ok, take it from the top, and action.”  SFD directed.
“We are the Syndicate!”  Kolissa exclaimed as she charged the target dummies.
From off-camera, Necrophillia sent her zombies in to attack the target dummies.  The zombies were disguised as the Syndicate.
“And cut.  Print that.”  SFD directed.
“Yo, SFD, what’s my motivation for this next scene?”  Developer 13 asked.
“Picture yourself on a beach searching for the perfect sea shell when suddenly, wham!  Got it?”  SFD said excitedly.
“What?”  Developer 13 said in confusion.
“Action!”  SFD directed.
“You resistance … creeps, umm, line.”  Red Control stammered.
“Cut!”  SFD directed.
“The line is, ‘You resistance creeps will submit or be trampled’, ok?”  Flower Night said.
“I don’t know, that’s not something I would say.”  Red Control said.
“Of course, you’re supposed to be a Syndicate.”  Necrophillia shouted.
“Dragon, about my upcoming scene, I still don’t understand.”  Developer 13 admitted.
“It’s simple.  Imagine one hand clapping under water without an ear to sneeze.  Where is the chicken?”  SFD explained.
“Dragon, what are you doing?”  Kolissa asked point-blank.
“I’m directing.  I’m trying to help the actors see beyond themselves.”  SFD answered.
“Well, cut it out.”  Kolissa ordered.
“Fine.  Action!”  SFD directed.
“Ok you Resistance creeps, you had better submit or get trampled.”  Red Control delivered.
“Camera 2, camera 2.”  SFD shouted.
“Yes, SFD.”  The Tattered Avenger replied.
“You’re not down wind enough.”  SFD stated.
“Sorry.”  The Tattered Avenger said moving to a different spot.
“The Resistance and the Syndicate shall rule Praetoria forever, but mostly the Syndicate.”  Developer 13 did his lines.
“Cut!”  SFD said.
“What was wrong with that?”  Developer 13 asked.
“We had a minor sound problem, get ready to go again.”  SFD directed.
“Dragon, you told Marshall to deliver his lines like Donald Duck!”  Rare Earth questioned.
“I thought his character needed something extra.”  SFD explained.
“Wait, no, nobody is doing voices, except me, lol.”  Necrophillia insisted.
“But it is a integral part of the scene, it establishes mood and sets the pace and refines the tone.”  SFD rambled.
“No!”  Necrophillia said emphatically.
“Sound box not busted, me ready now.”  Not Another Hero said.
“ok, places, Necrophillia, behind the camera, and action.”  SFD directed.
“The Resistance and the Syndicate shall rule Praetoria forever, but mostly the Resistance.”  Developer 13 did his lines.
“Cut!”  SFD said.
“What was wrong with that one?”  Developer 13 asked.
“You blew the line.”  Flower Night interjected.
“What did I say?”  Developer 13 asked.
“You said mostly the Resistance.”  Flower Night informed.
“Oh, ha ha, that’s funny.”  Developer 13 started to laugh.
“Queit on the set, places people, places, and action.”  SFD directed.
“The Resistance.”  Developer 13 burst into laughter.
“Cut!”  SFD directed.
“Sorry, sorry.”  Developer 13 said regaining composure.
“Ok, reset, places everyone and … “  SFD directed
Developer 13 interrupted with laughter.
“Come on Dev, snap out of it.”  SFD ordered.
“Ok, you’re right, ok, got it.”  Developer 13 said clearing his throat and straightening his Syndicate disguise.
“Here we go, places, places, and action.”  SFD directed.
“The Syndicate and the Resistance will rule … “  Developer 13 delivered his line.
Umbral Schrumbral interrupted by bursting into laughter.
“That’s funny, The Resistance shall rule Praetoria.  And … and … we are trying to … make them think that the Syndicate … ahhh.”  Umbral Schrumbral laughed.
“Cut.  Yes, it’s funny, but it’s just a slip of the tongue, ok, let’s get back on-track people, ok?  Places, here we go again, places everyone, and action.”  SFD directed.
“The Syndicate and the Resistance will rule Praetoria forever, but mostly the Syndicate.”  Developer 13 delivered his line.
“And cut that’s a print.”  SFD directed.
“Huh, huh, was I great?”  Developer 13 asked.
“What do you want, an Oscar?  Ok, that’s lunch, be back here in 13-D-7 minutes.”  SFD ordered.
“He means before 1:30.”  Necrophillia called-out.
“I think it is going rather well, don’t you.”  Guns McCoy said to The Fattinator as they walked towards the door.
“Yes, this is the best movie I ever made.”  The Fattinator answered.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #55 on: September 06, 2015, 07:46:27 AM »
“Dragon, I am not doing a nude scene!”  Flower Night insisted.
“Without that scene, the whole 2nd act falls apart.”  Super Fire Dragon explained.
“I don’t care.”  Flower Night replied.
“Be reasonable.”  SFD countered.
“I won’t do it.”  Flower Night said shaking her head.
“What’s going on here?”  Kolissa asked walking over to the two of them.
“Flower Night is refusing to do her scene.”  SFD said.
“I’m not doing a nude scene!”  Flower Night shouted.
“Dragon, there are no nude scenes in this video.”  Kolissa advised.
“There isn’t?”  SFD asked.
“I’m ready for my scene.”  Rare Earth said walking up wearing a bath robe and slippers.
“Sorry, Melissa, there are no nude scenes.”  SFD said.
“You got somebody younger and prettier didn’t you?”  Rare Earth asked.
“No, it’s just.”  SFD started.
“So you’re prejudice.  My breasts are just as perky as the next actress.”  Rare Earth interrupted.
“Listen, deary, this is the Syndicate attacking the Resistance.  There are no nude scenes.”  Kolissa explained.
“Just wait until my agent hears about this.”  Rare Earth said as she left for her dressing room.
“Dragon, did you tell all of the women to do nude scenes?”  Kolissa asked.
“No, of course not, don’t be silly.”  SFD answered dismissively.
“Where do you want me?”  Some Nut with a Gun said as he walked over to the dragon and he dropped his bath robe.
“Sorry, Nut, there are no nude scenes.”  SFD said.
“Let’s not be so hasty.”  Kolissa interjected while staring at the naked body of Some Nut with a Gun.
“Oh my, Nut, put your clothes back on.  There are no nude scenes.”  Flower Night said as her face turned a bright red.
“Well, ok, I really didn’t understand the nude scene anyway.”  Some Nut with a Gun said as he put his robe back on and left.
“He may be a nut, but boy does he have a gun.”  Kolissa commented.
“Kolissa, get your mind out of the gutter.”  Flower Night demanded.
“Nope, my zombies refuse to do a nude scene.”  Necrophillia said as she walked over to the dragon.
“The Zombies?”  Flower Night questioned.
“It was a very involved scene.”  SFD answered.
“I’ll bet.”  Flower Night replied.
“There are no nude scenes, especially for zombies, deary.”  Kolissa said.
“Of course not, I just told you that they refused.”  Necrophillia said.
“Ok, peoples, peoples, listen up.  Kolissa has canceled all the nude scenes.  It seems that we’re trying to get a PG-13 rating, broader audience.”  SFD explained to everybody in the warehouse.
Most of them moaned in disappointment.
“Hero Commander, come here for a second.”  SFD said.
“Yes, what is it?”  Hero Commander said as he walked over.
“Hey, shorty.”  Kolissa greeted.
“Oh hi, deary.”  Hero Commander replied.
“Knock it off you two, do I have to get a hose?”  SFD asked.
“Whatever, dragon.”  Kolissa said as she walked away.
“Look, Hero Commander, in this next scene, I need you to play it drunk.”  SFD directed.
“Well, whatever you say, Dragon.”  Hero Commander replied.
“Sound!”  SFD shouted.
“Umm, sound box ready.”  Not Another Hero said fumbling to get ready.
“Lights!”  SFD shouted.
“The lights are on.”  Red Control shouted back.
“Camera 1!”  SFD shouted.
“Camera 1 rolling.”  The Fattinator shouted.
“Camera 2!”  SFD shouted.
“Camera 2 rolling.”  The Tattered Avenger shouted.
“Places, places, and action.”  SFD shouted.
“The Resistance shall taste defeat, served up by the Syndicate!”  Totally Awesome Dude said.
“Yup, you-you resistor guys, hick, are going to-to be scraped off the boots of us Si-di-ci-cut.”  Hero Commander said pretending to be drunk.
“Cut and print.”  SFD shouted.
“Hero Commander, what was that?”  Totally Awesome Dude asked.
“I played it like I was drunk.”  Hero Commander replied.
“Yes, but why?”  Totally Awesome Dude asked.
“The Director told me to.”  Hero Commander said as he walked away.
“Dragon, that was horrible, let’s do the scene again, straight.”  Totally Awesome Dude demanded.
“Are you questioning my artistic abilities?”  SFD challenged.
“Well, no, but.”  Totally Awesome Dude responded.
“Dragon, what is going on now?”  Kolissa asked as she returned.
“TAD is questioning my direction.”  SFD said in a haughty manner.
“TAD is a smart man.  What did he do this time?”  Kolissa asked Totally Awesome Dude.
“The Dragon had The Hero Commander deliver his lines sounding drunk.”  TAD replied.
“Dragon!”  Kolissa shouted.
“Fine, we’ll do it again.”  SFD said.
“Hero Commander, come here.”  Kolissa shouted.
“Yes, my love.”  Hero Commander replied as he walked over to Kolissa and Super Fire Dragon.
“HC, baby, you were brilliant, but we have decided to take the scene in a different direction.”  SFD conferred.
“He means, we are going to do it right.”  Kolissa interjected.
“So now you don’t want me to sound drunk?”  Hero Commander asked.
“Well, maybe just high on weed … “  SFD said.
“No, Dragon!”  Kolissa insisted.
“Ok, ok, play it straight.”  SFD directed.
“Well, ok, that makes more sense.”  Hero Commander said.
“Everybody wants to direct.  Places people, Kolissa wants us to go again, places, camera 1, and action.”  SFD directed.
“The Resistance shall taste defeat, served up by the Syndicate!”  Totally Awesome Dude said.
“Yes, the Resistance is going to be scraped off the boots of the Syndicate.”  Hero Commander said.
“Cut and print, Kolissa, are you happy now?”  SFD shouted.
“Dragon, remember, we need to fool the Resistance into thinking that The Syndicate will double-cross them.  They aren’t going to believe it with drunken Syndicate and nude scenes and the like.”  Kolissa explained.
“Strike the jugglers and unicycle riders.”  SFD shouted.
They all laughed.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #56 on: September 12, 2015, 01:33:47 AM »
“Over here, Marshal.  Sit by me.”  Rare Earth called out.
Marshal found his seat in the “borrowed” movie theater next to Melissa.
“Kolissa, I would be honored if you would sit next to me.”  Hero Commander said trying to sound gallant.
“Whatever you say, Shorty.”  Kolissa replied.
“Peoples, find a seat quickly, we are about to start the screening.”  Super Fire Dragon announced as he peeked from behind the curtains of the stage.
“Dr. Wos, you may sit by me, if you promise to keep your hands to yourself.”  Necrophillia said imitating Ms. Liberty.
“Oh, Ms. Liberty, I promise, and thank you for this recognition.”  Dr. Wos responded.
They all laughed.
“Ouch!”  Dr. Wos said as Developer 13 slapped him and the back of the head.
“Come on will ya?”  Developer 13 mocked.
“Ms. Liberty isn’t here, is she?”  Dr. Wos asked.
“Do you see Ms. Liberty?”  The Paragon Comptroller asked.
“That was Necrophillia again, wasn’t it?”  Dr. Wos asked.
“Do you think?”  The Tattered Avenger asked.
“I’ll kill her, I’ll kill her.”  Dr. Wos shouted as he lunged for Necrophillia.
“You sit down.”  The Fattinator said grabbing Dr. Wos by the back of the collar and flinging him to the closest seat.
“Just because you get nervous every time you hear Ms. Liberty’s voice, is no reason to send Necrophillia to the hospital.”  The Paragon Avenger said.
“I didn’t want to send her to the hospital; I wanted to send her to the morgue.”  Dr. Wos fumed.
“What?  We would never get her out of there.”  Guns McCoy said.
They all laughed, except Necrophillia and Dr. Wos.
“Hey, what I do with my free time is none of your business.”  Necrophillia said defensively.
“Thank goodness.”  Flower Night interjected.
“Flower Night, please sit beside me.”  Some Nut with a Gun said.
“Ok, keep your shirt on.”  Flower Night said.
“Tattered Avenger, would you come here a minute?”  SFD said peering through the stage curtains.
“Yes, what is it?”  The Tattered Avenger asked.
“Look, I don’t know a nice way to say this, so, would you mind running the projector, from the projection booth, with the door closed.”  SFD asked.
“Well, ok, but why?”  The Tattered Avenger asked.
“Well, I have heard that you are very skilled at, ah nuts, you stink ok.  Nobody wants to sit by you.”  SFD said bluntly.
“So, you’re saying that I’m uniquely qualified to operate the projection equipment.”  The Tattered Avenger said.
“Not exactly.”  SFD said.
“That’s what I heard.”  The Tattered Avenger said as he walked off the stage towards the projectionist’s booth.
“Ok, peoples, peoples, settle.  You are about to see the video we made of our recent mission.  Some Nut with a Gun, could you get the lights.”  SFD said.
“No!  Dragon, are you crazy.”  Necrophillia shouted.
“Hey, what is this?”  Some Nut with a Gun protested as Flower Night grabbed his gun before he could shoot out the lights with it.
“I will get the lights, Dragon.”  Totally Awesome Dude said as he walked over to the breaker box.
“Ok, Not Another Hero, open the curtains.”  SFD called out.
Not Another Hero gave a mighty yank to the curtain ropes and the curtains went flying open exposing the projection screen.  Super Fire Dragon jumped off the stage in the flurry of the curtains and landed in the orchestra pit.
“Not so hard, next time.”  SFD managed to scold.
“Sorry, Boss.”  Not Another Hero said.
“Ok, TA, hit play!”  SFD ordered.
A fanfare of music filled the hall as the picture started.
“Super Fire Dragon presents:”  was the first title screen.
“A Super Fire Dragon Production of.”  Read the second title.
“Super Fire Dragon Saves the Day.” The third title card read.
“Boo!”  Several audience members responded.
“Starring Super Fire Dragon.”  The titles continued.
“with the Super Fire Dragon players.”  The fifth title said.
“Hey!”  Red Control shouted in disapproval.
After several title cards later crediting SFD with every aspect of the production of the movie,  Kolissa said, “You know, deary, we are going to have to cut all of this before giving it to Calvin Scott.”
“Directed by Super Fire Dragon.”  The last title card said.
The first scene shows the Syndicate attacking and defeating a group of Resistance.  Then there were scene of the Syndicate bregging about crushing the Resistance and taking over Imperial City.  The last scene was Hero Commander wearing a Bo Peep costume while “I’m a Little Teapot” played in the background.
“Kolissa, you promised!”  The Hero Commander shouted silencing the giggles that had filled the room.
“Shorty, I did destroy MY copies.  Apparently the Dragon has his own.”  Kolissa countered.
“I trusted you.”  Hero Commander shouted as he stormed out of the theatre.
“Dragon, when I get back that scene had better be gone.”  Kolissa threatened as she ran after Hero Commander.
“Where did Bo Peep go?  To look for sheep.”  Vince Dastardly asked.
“Shut up, Vince.”  Super Spine Wolf said sternly.
“Dragon, what were you thinking having that Bo Peep scene in there?”  Necrophillia questioned.
“The movie needed an ending.”  SFD replied.
“You fool lizard, you just don’t get it, fool lizard.”  Rare Earth said as she and Marshal walked out.
“Yeah, Dragon, that was mean and cruel and hurtful.”  Flower Night said.
“Everybody’s a critic.”  SFD said to his self out loud.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #57 on: September 18, 2015, 03:27:21 AM »
“Super Fire Dragon, come in, come in.”  Calvin Scott said motioning the dragon to enter his office and take a seat.
“Hello, Mr. Scott.”  SFD said.
“Call me Calvin.”  Calvin Scott replied.
“Calvin, why did you call me in here?”  SFD asked.
“Dragon, may I call you Dragon?”  Calvin Scott asked.
“Sure.”  SFD said.
“Dragon, we received some disturbing news concerning the Syndicate.”  Calvin Scott said.
“Really?”  SFD asked trying to keep the secret.
“Dragon, I was right.  The Syndicate are no friend to the Resistance.”  Calvin Scott explained slamming his fist into his hand.
“Oh I see.”  SFD said not knowing what to say.
“I need to show these Syndicate goons that the Resistance is no pushover, scrapped off the boots of the Syndicate, indeed!”  Calvin Scott said getting excited.
“Well, good luck with that, see you later, goodbye.”  SFD rattled-off trying to make a hasty exit.
“Yes, Dragon, here is your next mission.  Now go crush the Syndicate.”  Calvin Scott said.
Super Fire Dragon left Calvin’s office as the mission details arrived into his mobile mission monitor computer, “NAV” for short.
The mission was to hit the Syndicate hard along the docks.  SFD wondered how the league would take this new orders.
“We have a new mission”  SFD said as he entered Studio 54 where the league had gathered again.
“Fool dragon, when can we go home?”  Rare Earth inquired.
“Dragon, you weren’t supposed to get another mission.”  Necrophillia said.

Meanwhile

“Nobody thinks any less of you, Shorty.”  Kolissa said to Hero Commander.
“I see that costume, and I feel so used.”  Hero Commander said.
“Look, it was all in good fun, but I understand and respect your wishes.”  Kolissa replied.
“You heard them laugh, laughing at me.”  Hero Commander said getting angry.
“Don’t let it get to you so, Shorty.”  Kolissa said.
“I guess you’re right, deary, but ALL the copies had better be destroyed this time.”  Hero Commander said.
“Fine.”  Kolissa said.  “I’ll call Super Fire Dragon and tell him to destroy his copies.”
“Thank you.”  Hero Commander said.
“Yes, what is it?  Who is this?  Do you have any cheese?”  SFD answered via the wrist communicator.
“Dragon, did you destroy ALL the copies of those picture we were talking about?”  Kolissa asked.
“Even that special stash of pictures you called ‘The Divorce Preventer’?”  SFD asked.
“Dragon, I don’t know what you are talking about, just destroy ALL your copies, please.”  Kolissa said into the two-way communicator wrist watch.
“Well, ok.”  SFD said.
“See, nothing to worry about, Shorty.”  Kolissa reassured Hero Commander.
“Tell Super Fire Dragon, ‘Thank You’ for me.  I’m going to bed now.”  Hero Commander said.
“Super Fire Dragon, Hero Commander told me to …”  Kolissa said.
“Are you going to join me?”  Hero Commander interrupted to ask.
“You bet.”  Kolissa said throwing her two-way communicator wrist watch onto the table and following Hero Commander.
“Hello, hello.  What did Hero Commander tell you to tell me?  And which pictures did you want me to keep and which did you want destroyed?  Hello, hello.”  SFD asked via the communicator.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #58 on: September 22, 2015, 03:36:54 AM »
“Well that was strange.”  Super Fire Dragon said.
“What was strange?”  Developer 13 asked.
“Kolissa called and said to destroy all the copies of those pictures I have of Hero Commander.”  SFD replied.
“Yeah, so?”  Developer 13 asked.
“Well, then she said that Hero Commander told her to tell me something, and then the line went dead.”  SFD explained.
“Maybe we should get over there.”  Developer 13 suggested.
“Ok, peoples, settle, settle.  Listen up, who wants to battle the Syndicate for the Resistance?”  SFD asked.
Several seconds of silence later, the dragon spoke.
“That’s want I thought.  We are all going to Founders’ Falls to Kolissa’s apartment and make sure everything is ok there.”  SFD ordered.
“What about Calvin Scott and the mission?”  Flower Night asked.
“I’ll let Calvin know that we are dropping the mission, after we arrive back on Primal Earth.”  SFD explained.
They each went through the portal leading to Pocket D on Primal Earth.
“We don’t all need to go to Kolissa’s apartment, Dragon take Developer 13, Dr. X-rays and Flower Night.  The rest of us will disband the league and go our separate ways.”  Paragon Avenger planned.
“That makes sense to me.”  Some Nut with a Gun said firing into the air.
“Will you stop doing that?  You fool nut!”  Rare Earth said.
“He’s a nut, always has been.”  Paragon Comptroller said.
With that each league member quit the team and walked away, leaving the Dragon, Developer 13, Dr. X-Rays and Flower Night standing there.  They formed a team and headed for Founders’ Falls.
“Hello, Dragon, come in Dragon.”  Kolissa said over the communicator.
“Necrophillia, stop playing around, will ya?”  SFD responded.
“This isn’t Necrophillia you idiot.”  Kolissa shouted over the communicator.
“Ok, ok, what’s going on there?”  SFD asked.
“I was calling to let you know that everything is ok here, and to make sure you know to destroy all the pictures of Hero Commander.”  Kolissa said.
“Ok, all the pictures will be destroyed.  What happened earlier?”  SFD asked.
“Oh, nothing, I just ummm, we had to, lat’s just say that I had to go to the bathroom really really bad.”  Kolissa said.
“Oh, ok, well I hope everything comes out alright, laterz.”  SFD ended the communication.
“So, was that Kolissa?”  Flower Night asked.
“What did she say?”  Dr. X-Rays asked.
“False alarm, Kolissa is ok.”  SFD said.
With that they broke up the team and went their separate ways.

The End.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #59 on: October 04, 2015, 01:20:12 AM »
Super Fire Dragon called Calvin Scott and lied about a high priority mission on Primal Earth.  Being that Primal Earth is their home world, the league insisted on taking care of that first.  Calvin Scott said that he completely understood, but right after he hung up the phone, he threw it across the room.

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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #60 on: November 03, 2015, 04:43:21 PM »
Calvin Scot and the Resistance are more or less back to the usually stalemate that is Praetoria.  Of course this allows Emprior Cole to go about his business.  Let's hear it for the status quoa.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #61 on: November 21, 2015, 07:44:12 AM »
Super Fire Dragon got a "It's a boy" card from Ice.  The dragon was hungry and spread it with cheese and ate it.  Bad dragon.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #62 on: January 23, 2016, 05:02:43 AM »
Necrophillia took one look at little baby Jolt M. Joltster and exclaimed, "It's alive!"
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #63 on: February 22, 2016, 04:31:58 AM »
Jenny is doing well, figuring out how to manage diapers and baby bottles.  What a hassle.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #64 on: August 06, 2016, 05:33:25 AM »
Waddles stopped by the other day, but Jenny wasn't home.  Call first, stupid penguin.
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Re: Where Have All The Heroes Gone: #5 - Gold Side
« Reply #65 on: April 05, 2018, 03:48:39 AM »
The kid is showing signs of great superhero powers if only in Ice Mannix's mind.
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