BESM Summary Before Jaunt
- People receive the call
- Kestrel was returning a DVD of Ranma to the Outpost Anime section o Many people also in trench-coat and large hat were hiding their habits o She got called in.
- Derek came in fairly quickly and had tea with the cat and the Lord
- Cleo was in sub-level 1 o She was sharing with an Ooze, who was in there for impersonating Astral Surprise o She got released to report for duty o She made a bee-line for the emergency exit o Got zatted by Relapse o Tried again o Got zatted by Relapse o Tried again o Got zatted by Relapse o Cupboard bristled with weapons o Cleo reported for duty
- Morphic was researching his system in the Library of Sources o Got the call o Anteloped out o Ran into Flats o Got embedded in ceiling o Morphed through forms while people poked fun o Became a dragon, smooshed people who needed to be smooshed o Got out of the ceiling, made it to the briefing
- Briefing o Investigate ‘oddness in system’. o Yeah, not very detailed
On Arrival – Day One* Main Yard o Kestrel tests the genre by hitting Morphic. No chibi. o Derek got thrown into the pool in the middle of the yard, becomes wet. And female o Kestrel gets challenged to a duel of honour by Ayane o Principal comes out of a door, rouses on the group, sends them to detention. At university? * In homeroom o Ayane turns up in the yard, laughs at Kestrel’s fleeing her skill o Ranma hits on Cleo obliquely, got busted thanks to her ears o Derek gets derided by Kenada the Scientist o Derek is excused to go shower o Morphic and Ranma chat further * Morning Period o Kestrel trains her students, Ayane and her school burst in o A duel with insults, Krestrel wins o Derek mucks about in Religious Studies. o Lots of religious hoo-ha o First sideworld event o Walls go rusted and worn
- Morphic rushes to reach the theatre now he knows that they are in the middle of a play o Skillfully gets what he needs in place in place o The draconic star of the performance gets all up in Morphic’s grill o Cleo plays around in the high energy science building
* Lunch o Hymie talks to the group briefly, revealing odd things he’s noticed o No Astral Surprise at lunch o Main star comes in with entourage. * Afternoon Period o Cleo mucks about in the high energy science tower again o Hymie talks to Cleo o Derek has more fun in Theology o Brawl! o Timeslip o Kestrel trained her students further o Second sideworld event - half of student’s faces go ooky o Morphic mooches around o Senior pranks for end of year o All students (save our heroes and support cast) gone o Gym o Kestrel challenges world to show itself o It does. * First full Sideworld o All characters in separate places o All buildings gone o Just rusty floor with gaping holes o Group navigate to the Homeroom * Homeroom o Room dusty, desks falling apart, teacher’s desk is OK. Stuff on desk. Surprise Piano o Puzzle #1 * Back in the real world o Hymie dies outside. o Cleo chases one set of prints + Chases Ranma. + Ranma pins Cleo + Runs away with backpack and cooler o Derek postcognits + Postcog taken over, shows faces of Homeroom teacher, Star, Ayane, Kenada and Ranma o Kestrel attacked by Ayane + Ayane knocked out eventually (other PCs help) * Group splits up o Morphic goes to find Homeroom teacher and Star o Cleo goes to find Kenada o Derek goes to find Ghost girl o Kestrel guards Ayane to try and make her talk. Ayane too knocked out. o Morphic finds star in star’s room + Airsnake Morphic listens/ looks under door + Star is doing Shakespear in 2 hours, with cheerleader picture on skull + Hears Morphic + Morphic flees, star chases + Morphic dodges flame breath by jumping into room + Room contains homeroom teacher in undergarments who shreiks + Star bursts in, Morphic escapes in chaos + Morphic goes after Ranma + Finds him in Clocktower + They talk, reveals that Ranma has a memory stick from Hymie + Reveals Ranma may be becoming aware + Memory stick shows that Hymie was becoming aware o Cleo finds Kenada working on a device + Kenada hides device behind herself + Cleo is suspicious but doesn’t push things + Kenada is distracted to go elsewhere, Cleo investigates the device + Device is hydraulicy. o Kestrel checks out Ayane’s body + Finds purse, locker key, photo of Kestrel’s brother + Checks out Ayane’s room + Finds letter drafts to Kestrel’s brother + Takes them, writes blackmail on her mirror in lipstick + Finds similar stuff in Ayane’s closet + A book on origami folding given to her by Home room Teacher + Kestrel drags Ayane back into the homeroom + Kestrel examines the room, finds the books belonging to the room and takes out the Ofuda scroll (Soul Lock/ Soul Binding) bookmark o Derek wanders aimlessly, finds the cooler room full of meat and Snow Maiden + Snow maiden attacks using everything she’s got, Derek deflects using time and tries to talk to her reasonably. + Snow maiden says some things # Enjoy eating you # Why are you here? # You will be used to power our way out + Snow maiden Vanishes + Derek postcogs, sees Kenada playing with the freezer unit + Derek carefully pulls an Ofuda scroll (Soul of the Snow Maiden) from the unit * Sideworld event o Sideworld o Everyone has two ghost kids with them o Kestrel takes hers down handilly, bokken glowing with Ofuda glow o Derek cannot be touched by his assailants o Kenada and Morphic take hits o Cleo is taken to -2 soul by her assailants. o People rush to save Cleo o Kestrel takes assailants down o Morphic gets Derek’s Ofuda scroll, Derek uses time-speed to avoid assailants o Kenada licks soul back into Cleo o Cleo gets the Ofuda scroll out of the hydraulic arm (Soul Power/ Power from Souls) o Kenada taken down by assailant o Kestrel takes down final assailants o Everyone’s souls are returned. o Cleo finds puzzle #2 on the ceiling o Puzzle solved typing ‘alert’ into hydraulic arm o Revert to real world o Room starts to shake, alert sounds.