Seeing how Alex had shrugged, the answer was probably that she didn't know where they came from or what they were. That was yet another mark against it, the highest one being that they weren't playing cards.
Dante peered over them onto the rock for a moment, looking down at the set of cards. Now he wasn't an expert on it, not in the slightest, but the design on the back had made him think of fortune telling cards.
Oh, because that
was going to do them a lot of good.
He shrugged and turned around, giving a backhanded wave at the deck. "Marry 'em if you wanna, not my problem. But if you want my advice, I'd leave 'em alone. Worst case scenario Free Willy comes trashin' our ship, best case scenario you make yourself a nice house of cards." he said, striding back to Samus' side. He felt a sudden weight in his hat, which must have been Beatrix landing into it. True to form, the bird poked out of the fold and chirped joyfully at the general group.
His opinion said, he was ready to leave this miserable little island and back onto the ship. Although he did
chuckle at Alex's mention of coconut milk being a laxative, the waver in her voice not unheard. "How long have you been out here anyway? You must be sweatin' like a pig by now." he asked the woman, before glancing up to see the Great Lina Inverse!
soaring away to do a quick sweep. That kid had a mind of her own, he had to give her that much.
To that, he glanced at Samus beside him. "Think we should wait for her?"
What Dante might not have realized, however, was that Beatrix had decided that the glowy blue cards were far
too interesting to leave alone. Against his advice, she had slipped the deck into her beak and fluttered back into his hat. When they were back on the boat, she'd take them out again to look over her prize. Dante did
say to leave them alone but...he also said that she could do what she liked with them!
That made it okay, right?
edited 13th Sep '11 1:46:17 PM by IBLiS