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Post  Dr Blight on Mon Sep 18, 2017 1:03 pm

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With the singing of the bells, the year closes upon the world of Remnant. Another year in which humanity has held on to the light of civilization and held it high against the darkness. Through strength, will, and the dedication of their protectors humanity lives to see a new year dawn. It is a time of celebration, throughout all the kingdoms the people put aside their fears and concerns for the future and turn their eyes to celebrating the present. To hold and cherish those they hold dear in these cold winter months with cheer and warmth of heart.

Each Kingdom greets the year in different ways, but it is to Mistral we focus. There it is tradition, with the rising of the sun on the first of a new year, to visit the local temples and pray for the coming year's fortune. Families dress in traditional clothes, perform ritual cleansing to wash away any evil from the previous year, and make a wish upon a slip of paper which is then fed to a sacred flame. The hopes and dreams contained in the flames are said to ward away evil and carry ones prayers to the spirits. It is for this reason that they are treated with the utmost respect, as well as why they are used to light the lanterns that dot the roads between cities and the walls of towns. The lighting of these lanterns is thus a deeply respected and important traditional duty of the monks of the various temples that spread across the kingdom of Mistral.

But one town in particular has one tradition unique to itself. Every year, on the first of the year travelers flock to the small town of Himawari. Young men and women come from all over, souls vibrant with confidence and strength. For they are not merely tourists, but young hunters to be. For with the dawning of a new year does Haven Academy open its doors again, welcoming back it's existing students and drawing to it a crowd of hopeful new potential first years.

It is to this scene that we open. By boat, or airship, carriage, car, or simply by foot hunters in training converge on the small seaside town, and you among them. Some in colorful personal clothing, some in the black and white uniform of Haven. And while many stop at times to talk to friends or patron a store or stand open at this early hour to accommodate the yearly rush, all invariably are drawn towards the bamboo forest visible just past the edge of town and the academy just a few short miles beyond it.

As you arrive you notice a line of airships that some of the students seem to be headed towards, their boat-like hulls painted red and the symbol of Mistral on their side marking them as belonging to Haven in particular. Others seem to be starting down the path to the forest and the school, either with their bags or after having checked them in with the airships. Still others seem to be their own thing for some reason. Particularly you notice a pair of girls who you assume to be upperclassmen based on them already wearing the school's uniform who don't seem terribly fond of the crowd that's built around them. You also notice a young man, presumably a potential first year like yourselves based on his lack of a uniform, going up to various girls and possibly hitting on them. Based on the reactions of the girls in question, you'd wager he's doing a poor job of it.

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So yeah, the story begins here. Whatever you decide to do, be it follow an option or ask/roll for more information please include in your post how you actually got to Himawari.

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Re: SLVR; Mistral Saga

Post  Ramsus on Mon Sep 18, 2017 5:53 pm

Sapphire steps off the airship she took from Mistral City and oversees her various bags of luggage being handed off to the staff working for the airship going to Haven.
She's dressed in a very fancy kimono-like outfit with light fur around the collar, sleeves, and bottom.


Noire gets off the boat from Mercy's Quay and maybe gets a few odd looks from those that notice the short girl basically being eclipsed by her luggage, not that she had more than one large bag to bring, as she brings it over to the airship heading to Haven.
Once she can properly see again, she notes the various crowds around people but doesn't think too much of them as she heads over to where the walk will begin. She's slightly self-conscious since her outfit is just a fairly plain hand-me-down.

((I'll leave the rest for later until I know what kind of response/recognition level Sapphire is getting from other people.))
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Re: SLVR; Mistral Saga

Post  quietkal on Tue Sep 19, 2017 12:49 am

Rufous carves in near the edge of the crowd on his janky hoverboard, slowing his pace to one more suited for moving amongst people. An excited grin warms his scratched-up face, his journey here essentially consisting of backpacking and longboarding through the countryside, and shoots several people the 'hang loose' hand sign as they make eye contact, including but not limited to the somewhat uncomfortable upperclassmen. He keeps an eye on the situation, making sure it's at worst social awkwardness and they're not in actual danger, but otherwise keeps skirting around amidst the crowd, more interested in who's here than getting underway to the school.
He's moderately underdressed and looks not entirely unlike a hoodlum, but his immense backpack overflows with items that vaguely indicate otherwise.


Viridian gives a deep bow to the crew before disembarking the airship, his coastal town having been a bit far to trek here otherwise. His measured gait hides his airsickness well as he joins the crowd, though any that had been on the same ship know his shame. His sword sits tight at his side, and the rest of his belongings are in an unceremonious sack slung over his back. The group of upperclassmen and the freshman individually catch his attention, but neither especially seems to require help yet. Still, he hangs about the area for a bit, in case his initial judgement was incorrect. It's definitely that and not his airsickness, yes.
A full kimono replaces his usual garb, and his usually unmanageable mane has been forced into a bun with great effort. A studious eye might catch the bandages wrapped around his hands and wrists.
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Re: SLVR; Mistral Saga

Post  Dr Blight on Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:45 am

As Sapphire moves around, she notices some of the other potential students around her paying attention. While most don't seem to notice, a lot of the first years seeming pretty nervous, excited, and just generally not terribly aware of their surroundings at the moment. She does pick up a fair number of looks of recognition and whispers particularly from the more immediately fashion conscious looking students. She also notices a few students who notice her but clearly don't recognize her, just noting a pretty girl in a fancy outfit passing by. Most of these react fairly predictably, though one boy who attempts to lean casually on a wall and wink at you sticks out when he misses the wall and falls on his face.




Noire works her way into the crowd without any issue, finding herself next to a somewhat tall boy with dark slicked back hair in black pants and jacket and a very dark teal shirt. The most noticeable thing about him though is the domino mask he's wearing which is doing a fairly good job of drawing attention away from yourself. If the boy notices the stares at all he doesn't show it at all, simply standing stoically with his arms crossed over his chest and a rolling suitcase (also black) sitting at his feet. There's a slight tingling at the back of your neck as you feel like someone is watching you though.

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You can try to roll anything you can justify for it to find out who if anyone is watching you, target is +1




Among the usual sort of reactions you notice a few give you a few thumbs up or nods in return, particularly the ones with more "techy" looking gear and somewhat unexpectedly one particularly droopy looking boy gives you an earnest "hang loose" sign in return before swiftly being dragged away by a girl with a slight family resemblance to him.

Paying attention to the two upperclassmen both Rufous and Viridian notice that both are girls, one is a tall fairly shapely looking fox faunus with hair a shade of magenta and a large fluffy red tail behind her and the other is a fairly uniquely plain looking if petite human girl with brown hair and eyes. Both are wearing the Haven uniform, the faunus girl clinging possessively to the smaller brunette while the human tries to keep from being pulled off her feet by her taller companion. The group crowding around them doesn't seem to have any malicious intentions for the two, instead just seeming generally excited to talk to the human girl in particular and not particularly noticing the jealous glaring of the faunus or how the human girl is seemingly trying to hide inside her own hair in shyness.

There's something about the brunette that seems vaguely familiar...

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Re: SLVR; Mistral Saga

Post  Ramsus on Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:12 pm

Sapphire laughs at the boy's face plant and goes over to reach out a hand to help him up with an amused smile on her face.


Noire tries to determine if there is in fact anyone watching her, without seeming to be doing anything more than just looking at the crowd of people.

Spoiler:

Using Sneaky which gives +2.

Since I can't remember which rolling method, I'll just do both and you can say which one counts.

Traditional: 1 success. Total +3

d9-5: 0. Total +2.
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Re: SLVR; Mistral Saga

Post  quietkal on Thu Nov 16, 2017 5:08 pm

The droopy boy catches his attention and Rufous will keep his eye out for him later, but seeing that droopy boy is otherwise engaged Rufous approaches a couple of the 'techy' people. He pops down onto his board as he chats with them, criss-cross-applesauce, wanting to make new friends.

Viridian steadies himself for a moment longer, before beginning with measured pace towards the flustered upperclassman to better figure out why they're being crowded, and potentially offer assistance to be removed from the situation.


In addition to whoever else Noire notices, a very green faunus displaying some kind of head spikes who is trying way too hard to be a samurai seems to study her for a moment before casting his eyes at another person in the crowd. He doesn't notice Noire notice him and didn't seem to be watching Noire only, rather he was studying people at random. After a few minutes of continuing to cast his gaze about, he very intentionally walking towards a gathering of people.
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Viridian (Clever): 1 + [0]{1,1,-1,-1} = 1 Average
Rufous (Clever): 2 + [1]{0,1,1,-1} = 3 Good
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Re: SLVR; Mistral Saga

Post  Dr Blight on Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:16 pm

The boy is fairly average looking blond, blue-eyed boy with a pair of short dog-like ears poking out of his short spiky hair. Most of his confidence seems to have been replaced by embarrassment but he accepts the hand up and introduces himself as Storm.




Subtly looking around Noire notices two people who seem to be watching her. A very green faunus displaying some kind of head spikes who is trying way too hard to be a samurai, and a very tall girl wearing the Haven uniform with extremely long pink hair pulled into a large plait that appears to reach nearly to her ankles. The green faunus seems to look over the crowd before moving on, while the tall girl who you estimate is probably a couple inches taller than the tall boy next to you seems to be watching you with an expression similar to a child noticing a particularly cute teddy bear in a display. She's standing next to another upperclassman, a boy who's nearly as tall with spikey red hair who looks kinda like a punk with a somewhat intimidating scowl on his face as he tries to get her attention or see what she's looking at.




Rufous gets into a short conversation with three other potential students who introduce themselves as Lec, Nyan, and Rusty. They seem like people he could call friends if he wanted and they chat a bit about his board and their own weapons or tools before he excuses himself and closes in on the group.

As Rufous and Viridian approach the group, you get a better look at the brunette and remember where you've seen her from before. She had been all over the news a year ago. She became somewhat famous for a while for surviving an airship crash deep over Grimmlands and getting herself and the other three survivors back to Mistral alive a week later despite having no combat training or active aura before the event, going so far as to carry the only combat trained survivor on her back who'd been injured in the crash (coincidentally that being the very fox faunus currently clinging to her).

Once you're close enough to hear them you can tell the crowd seems to be pestering her about that same incident.

"Is it true you had to fight off an entire flock of giant nevermore?"
"I heard you spent three nights being chased by a whole pack of alpha beowolves"
"Did you really kill a Death's Head with your bare hands?"

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Re: SLVR; Mistral Saga

Post  Ramsus on Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:32 pm

Sapphire introduces herself as well. When he doesn't seem to immediately recognize her name she doesn't think too much of it. She only spends a few more moments chatting before going off to mingle with other people.


Noire recognizes the "cute thing! preparing to launch assault!" expression and just resigns herself to the possibility of the attention. It's positive attention at least, so she's not going to make a big fuss since there are probably plenty of other people, even here, that would be more interested in giving her negative attention.
She does watch the guy in the mask for a while though, simply because that's real weird.
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Re: SLVR; Mistral Saga

Post  quietkal on Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:20 pm

Viridian sort of pushes his way to the center of the crowd and with a loud call attempts to get the crowd to leave the two alone. "Hold! Just hold on a moment, everyone! The tale of these two is indeed amazing, but it is clear they are in no state to be answering questions at present. It is early still, and it is not unclear where they will be later. Go, have breakfast, and return at your own pace later when you do not have to shout over others."

Forceful: 3 + [-2]{-1,-1,0,0} = 1 Average


Rufous continues chatting up Lec & Nyan & Rusty, even popping off the Thwhacker for a bit in case the trio wants to get a closer look at the...device he has cobbled. He asks if the three already knew each other before coming to Haven, if they had good trips on the way here, any good memes, etc and so forth casual conversation.
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Re: SLVR; Mistral Saga

Post  Dr Blight on Thu Mar 15, 2018 7:04 pm

Much of the crowd disperses as Viridian's scolding with apologetic looks and words towards the two girls, a small few though seem a little upset at him for chasing them off and give him a glare as they leave. The fox girl continues to glare at them herself, still clinging to the other possessively before turning to you with a slightly suspicious, measuring expression. "Thank you." It's the human girl who breaks the silence first, giving you a slight bow of her head and a small grateful smile. "...from me as well." the faunus adds in after a soothing gesture from the other girl. They introduce themselves as "Phoebe Mistrali" and "Youko" respectively. Phoebe is quiet and not terribly expressive, reminding you in equal measure of a doll and a human-sized squirrel despite being human. Youko for her part is actually fairly gregarious and upbeat when she’s not jealous. Unfortunately she’s somewhat paranoidly convinced that a mob will descend and steal her Phoebe away for being too cute if she lets her guard down. They’re both a part of Team KPYR (Copper) and second years at Haven as well as partners.


-Airship-
In time the students proceed on towards Haven, the group Rufous is talking to choosing to fly there on the ships and Rufous following along as the four of you chat. It doesn't take long for the transport ships to lift off, flying over a sea of green and white. You can occasionally see the path the others took below you poking and winding its way from the sea of verdant green that mostly hides it. You can see for miles around from up here, the natural scenery and early morning sun looking like something out of a painting. During the flight you hear a news report about a Dawn concert held in Mistral where some PAAHR members caused a ruckus during the up and coming faunus idol's song. You also briefly converse with a somewhat offbeat young man with blue-grey hair covering one eye by the name of Nickolas Silvers, who sits across for you briefly and gives your pompadour a thumbs up though he eventually goes off to chat with someone you don't recognize.


-path-
The path the monks walk is lined at roughly equal distances from each other with stone lanturn stands that the holy men light as the travel the actually fairly wide winding path, quiet chanting and a faint incense scent filling the air along with the chatter of the students. the thin but plentiful bamboo casting everything in a soft green light and blocking out the sky in most places as the clearly marked path winds around. Still some rays of golden morning light shine through casting the scene in a near ethereal glow. In the shadow of the bamboo less of the snow has melted and much of the ground is still covered in a thin layer of white. At one point the path briefly passes alongside a cliff, rope rails blocking the edge but the view of the valley beyond is unobstructed and beautiful.

-Viridian-
You split off from Youko and Phoebe and follow the monks along the way. The trek is fairly quiet and peaceful but along the way you meet and chat with a rather small girl by the name of Mana. She has green hair too, if of a more mossy shade and lacking in quills, which is what got her to strike up a conversation with you in the first place. You converse about nothing in particular but you get the impression she's generally shy.

-Sapphire-
You make your way to the school with a small crowd around you in a general buzz of social activity. Of particular note being two boys at different times. One, a blond dressed like a wild west outlaw, by the name of Bishop Blackstone who mainly talks about your tournament history in a way you recognize as sizing you up as a fighter. He's an odd combination of polite and flippant and eventually excuses himself. The other a confident, suave, and fairly handsome young man by the name of Rio Indigo who proceeds to utterly destroy that first impression with some of the most godawful pickup lines you've ever heard. (something about you being a flawless gem if you're wondering) He eventually gets chased off by some of the little pack that's formed around you.

-Noire-
As you walk to Haven, the trip is fairly quiet. You spend a fair bit of the walk beside the masked boy from before though he seems content with the silence. One particularly sociable bluenette girl by the name of Lucia Silvers ends up walking beside you by chance and spends it in light conversation about any number of things, managing to briefly get the masked boy, named Drake, into the conversation as well mainly when the conversation is about weapons.



In time you break past the forest and finally lay eyes on Haven academy. A large monastary-like complex built into a towering natural rock formation. A thin section of the rock formation forms a natural passage way into the interior, a set of tall gates currently open exposing stairs leading up to the bowl of the large crater the school plaza is built into. Airships can be seen flying in over the lip into the school. Small waterfalls drop along the sides of the stone which you know from reading were made to keep the small lake in the center of the plaza from flooding and filling the bowl. You can faintly hear and see birds who've built their nests into the features of the large rock formation.

Entering the school itself you see that it is built into the shape of a eight spoke wheel. The main plaza is a ring with a small round lake in the center. Each spoke is a small set of stairs that connect to a building that builds up and outwards along the walls of the bowl with three exceptions. The southern spoke leads to the main entrance stairway that many of you are climbing now while the east and west spokes lead up along the walls to the table summit, where in addition to a few more buildings also contains the airship landing zones.

the buildings themselves are white and red and from the outside look very much like traditional Mistraly castle architecture at a glance, though you can see some more modern touches. The crowd seems to split up here. Some students heading to the South East and South West wings while others head towards the North wing. You notice a blond woman in her 20's or so at the center plaza seemingly directing the crowd. There are also some upperclassmen doing the same near the East and West stairs, and you notice one of those upper classmen get flying tackled by what you assume is a first year.

Welcome to Haven!:
What do you do? For the record Rufous is at the West stairway that leads to the top of the rock formation and the airstrip your ship landed at.
The rest are at the South stairway leading to the main gate where the walking group entered from.

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Re: SLVR; Mistral Saga

Post  Ramsus on Thu Mar 15, 2018 7:47 pm

Sapphire is plenty happy to talk about tournament stuff with Bishop even though she knows what he's doing. At least it's about her abilities and not her appearance, status, or her mother like much of the rest of the conversations have been aside from various other kinds of idle talk so it's something different.
As for Rio's pickup lines, she is generally amused by them as well as other people's reaction to them. The lines might have been cheesy, but at least they were specific to her and fit her self-image so she wasn't particularly annoyed or offended. Not that they succeeded in their goal of garnering romantic interest in any way either though.

Sapphire heads over to the tackled upperclassman to see what was going on. Entirely because that seemed interesting.


Noire lets Lucia do most of the talking, but she isn't unresponsive. She gives Drake the occasional look, almost asking him about the mask several times but each time hesitating wondering if maybe she doesn't want to get into what might be something long and possibly dumb while she's trying to enjoy the experience and the scenery.

Noire doesn't even see the tackle through the crowd of people who are all mostly taller than her, so she winds up nearby one of the other upperclassmen leading the way just by going with the flow of the crowd.

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Sapphire Clever: 3
Noire Careful (not to get stepped on): 0
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Post  quietkal on Thu Mar 15, 2018 11:29 pm

Rufous returns the thumbs up to Nickolas Silvers, similarly appreciating his hair and offbeat stylings. A dark friendship blooms.

Not wanting to take up too much of the tech-minded group’s time, he gives them all a farewell for now before boarding down towards the center of the bowl/wheel.

((Whatever the phone equivalent is, he’d have tried to exchange addresses with the tech crew Lec, Nyan, and Rusty.))


Viridian somewhat awkwardly converses with Mana, returning what I can only assume is her icebreaker of, ‘I like your green hair.’ If she has any noticeable weaponry on her, he inquires about that; else he’ll focus more on the scenery and how it’s much prettier here than his hometown. Also he’d ask whether she’s a returning student or a prospect.
He moves following the woman directing the crowd’s instructions, attempting to sort of cut space for Mana to continue moving along with him if she doesn’t cut in a different direction.
If the tackle seemed good natured, he’s not going to worry about it. If the tackle seemed moderately aggressive he’d take some concern, but these people can probably handle their own. Probably.


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Viridian Careful, because he’s careful: 2 = 2 + [0]{0,0,0,0} Fail
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Re: SLVR; Mistral Saga

Post  Dr Blight on Sat Oct 20, 2018 10:03 pm

Sapphire and Rufous feel as if they're being watched and after looking around for a while manage to spot a woman in red and white standing at one of the windows of the main buildings upper floors looking down on the crowd. She seems to make eye contact with both of you despite the distance and you get a sense of slight approval before she continues scanning the crowd.



~Viridian~

Mana appears to be wearing some kind of bracer weapon that covers her entire forearms which are still fairly noticeable in spite of the somewhat wide sleeves of her more traditional mistral clothes. On asking about them she shows you the one on her left arm. Which first extends a blade half as long as her entire arm before the blade splits at the middle and pulls back turning into a wrist mounted crossbow. "...they don't have a name..." She stops at that for a moment at that before seeming to come to the decision that a bit more needs to be said. "...I'm really bad at naming things... and I'm a first year." She nods at that, seemingly deciding that she's properly responded to everything. In addition to being shy, you get the impression she's not that great at socializing in general.

The tackle does appear to have been good natured, based on the fact the two girls seem to be laughing.



~Sapphire~

"OHICAN'TBELIEVEWE'REGOINGTOHAVENTOGETHERFINALLYSIS!IT'SBEENSOLONG!AWHOLEYEAR!IMISSEDYOU!BUTNOWWE'REBOTHHEREANDYOUCANSHOWMEAROUNDANDI'LLSEEYOUEVERYDAY!!IT'LLBEGREAT!AAAAAAAAAA~"

You enter the scene to find the tackling girl to be a young faunus with dark brown hair in a fluffy ponytail with a fluffy curly dog tail currently wagging like mad as she babbles seemingly without taking a breath. The tackled upperclassmen is also a faunus with long straight black hair, a cat based on the ears, currently patting her head quietly with a look of fond tolerance on her face. Somewhere in the mess you get the impression they're sisters, and they do appear to have some family resemblance.

with spacing:
"OH I CAN'T BELIEVE WE'RE GOING TO HAVEN TOGETHER FINALLY SIS! IT'S BEEN SO LONG! A WHOLE YEAR! I MISSED YOU! BUT NOW WE'RE BOTH HERE AND YOU CAN SHOW ME AROUND AND I'LL SEE YOU EVERY DAY!! IT'LL BE GREAT! AAAAAAAAAA~"



Everyone gathers in the auditorium slowly over time, watched by who you assume to be more teachers as they trickle in and mingle. Eventually the blond woman who was giving directions outside enters with what appears to be the last of the stragglers and rushes off out of sight. She returns after a few moments, this time on the stage towards the back of the room and you get your first good look at her. Blue eyes, blond hair in a folded pontail, and glasses. A white dress shirt tucked into a royal blue vest and black pants. She's fairly short and slim and at first glance appears like she should be in an office somewhere and appears somewhat inexperienced. But there's something about her, an energy, perhaps in her stance or her eyes, that gives you the impression she's not someone to be looked down on.

The speakers in the room sound out with deep thumps as she taps on the microphone for a moment to get everyone's attention.

"Good day, my name is Selena Arc, Deputy Headmistress and history teacher here at Haven. As some of you might be aware, there is an initiation you must complete before you can become official students of this academy. I will be explaining the details of such shortly, but first a few words from Headmistress Lionheart."

With that she steps aside as another woman walks onto the stage,an almost amazonian beauty seemingly opposite to her in nearly every way. Taller than most men, wearing a red cheongsam under a sleeveless white labcoat that reaches nearly to her ankles. The slits along the side of the dress and lack of sleeves do nothing to hide the muscle tone on her arms and legs, or the scars she wears proudly. Her unusual three-sectioned gold bracelets, which look almost like iron manacles, clack unusually as she walks confidently to the mic. Her eyes are sharp and golden as looks over the crowd. A line of scars mark her face just under her left eye looking almost looking like whiskers as she grins. The only similarity between the two women being their wheat blond hair, though hers is a wild voluminous mane. You'd pin her as a lion faunus even without the aid of the small round ears poking out from the top of her head. Like Miss Arc she seems to radiate a presence, hers is wild, confident, and somewhat amused.

As she looks over the crowd before speaking some of you recognize her as the woman looking out the window earlier. She locks eyes with you again and chuckles slightly before cracking her neck left, then right, and beginning her speech.

"You stand here today because you have made a choice. To fight and protect the things you hold dear. To be the wall that stands against the darkness."

"It is no exaggeration to say that because others like you made this choice in the past, the world you know exists today. Because a brave few choose to fight, others are free to choose not to. And as such, it is because of that choice that there is more to life than just fighting monsters. Because you choose to fight today, others will be free to choose whether to fight tomorrow. No matter what else may be said that choice is worthy of respect."

"However the road beyond this point is harsh. It is my job to teach you to become Huntsmen and Huntresses ready to face the trials ahead. I am NOT here to throw bodies into a meat grinder." She gazes silently out across the crowd for a moment to let that sink in. "If I feel you are not fit to the task, you WILL be dismissed. Even beyond initiation, it will be up to you to prove you are up to the challenge."

She gazes over the crowd again before nodding with another fanged grin. "Good luck!" And with that she turns and walks off backstage.

Miss Arc takes the microphone again once the headmistress leaves and begins to explain about initiation.

Because the school's opening is tied to the ritual to welcome the new year in the early morning, Haven's initiation is actually TODAY. Specifically, in about 3 hours from now at 10. Perceptive students are free to use this time as they wish but are to meet at the cliff behind the school ready for combat at 10 sharp. If they are late, they will not be allowed to participate and will be dismissed. She gives directions to the locker rooms they can use to store their belongings.

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Alright, you're free to try to mingle with any other students you met in this time, explore, or we can move right on to initiation.

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Post  quietkal on Sat Oct 20, 2018 10:59 pm

Viridian sort of nods at Mana, admitting he has also not named his weapons but is impressed in the dual design of hers. "Midori is a name this blade had earned long before I could wield it. I would not worry about picking a name for your weapon, it will come to you in time." He gives a reassuring smile before some of his previous words ring back to him. "It is still early, and they say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Would you care to join me for a meal before the initiation?"

Other than eating breakfast, he also wants to change out of this formal garb and into more combat-oriented gear, but with 3 hours there should be more than sufficient time for both.
Y'know, provided nothing goes wrong


Rufous, intrigued by the hoverboard possibilities of 'cliff behind the school,' begins making his way there. Rather than wade his way back out of the crowd, however, he decides the best course of action is to pop himself into the air using his semblance, mid-air onto the Thwhacker, and style his way over the multitude of people with a few well-placed "Coming Through!" and "Heads up!"

((I imagine this'll be a check of some kind? Also probably a good time to establish what sound the Energy Burst makes when it pops? I'm kind of imaging a low-pitched khewn, like the reverberations of metal after striking it, but I'm open to suggestions))
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Post  Ramsus on Sat Oct 20, 2018 11:33 pm

Sapphire takes her time talking to the small crowd of people she seems to have attracted as she makes her way to the locker room, some probably breaking away by the time she reaches it. As she grabs her weapon from her assigned locker she notices a short faunus girl with an interesting sense of style doing the same thing.
From there she excuses herself from the others and goes in search of a headmaster or teacher. She asks the first on she finds, "You wouldn't happen to know if my father, Azue Sky, is in attendance today?"


Noire makes her way to the locker room, where she can't miss the stylishly dressed girl with the crowd of people. She briefly wonders who that person might be to attract such attention, but she has other things on her mind as she grabs Axis and changes into her regular clothes. She quickly searches around for the highest point in the school and head there, then leaps off as she switches Axis to glider form. With a few pops of dust generated explosive force, she is up in the air. She takes her time making a slow circuit of the school, half checking it out thoroughly and half just taking in the view and the quiet solitude of the air after all that time spent in the midst of noisy crowds over the last few days.
If her flight doesn't take too long, she does another this time looking more at the area immediately outside of the school.
Either way, she eventually comes in for a gentle landing where the initiation is to take place and finds a good spot there for a short nap.
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