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>Ascend to a high branch of some tree and try to look at the source of the noise
>Approach the stand and ask what quests do they have.
>Open the pizza box
>Smoke a cigar using my fire powers.
>Answer the cell phone.
>Look around for something, some bling to steal
"Screw you," I say to Wrath cheerily, still dusting myself off from the impact.
>Examine the object. And preferably not get squished in the process.
Yao (Tales of Under)'s roll: 4
You climb up the tree, quickly reaching the top. You come face to face with the dragon. Taking the scroll from its mouth, you unroll is and read the elegant script:
Defeat the Lamb of God.
That's all it says. You're not sure what it could mean.
Cordelia (Custard and Pie)
You open your Dark Book of Potions, flipping to the Elixir recipe. Let's see... Eye of newt, bane of wolf, leg of frog... Yes, you're fairly sure you have all this in your pack. But what's this?
You're missing a crucial ingredient: A Blessed Bezoar. Distilling its essence into the mixture is what gives the Elixir its healing power. You need to get your hands on that bezoar.
Tiga (Baisteach)'s roll: 1
You try to at least sit up, but as soon as you shift your weight, the entire frame of the bed collapses inwards. You sink ever deeper into the mattress, the Sin of Sloth rolling over on top of you.
As in life, trying to get out of bed was a mistake.
Pontius (Taco Badger)'s roll: 2
You flap your little wings to try and reach a high point, but they seem to fail you, and you hardly manage to hover a few inches off the ground. As you're preoccupied with trying and failing to get your wings to work, you fail to notice the large foot headed directly towards you.
ROLL TO DODGE THE FOOT: 6
You zip expertly above the ground, deftly avoiding getting stomped, but in your haste you end up running smack into a nearby tree. Your wings go limp, and you stumble back to the ground.
"A real shame, sire," the Sin of Pride laments your situation. "But rest assured, this mishap doesn't lower my opinion of you. What say you we turn around and show this assailant of yours a good what-for?"
You get a good look at the owner of the foot. It's a man with the head of a jackal. Not the Judge though, this man isn't nearly as large, and he seems to be dressed in servants' attire.
"Oh dear," says the jackal-headed man. "Are you all right, sire?"
Linhan (JTTW Lover)
You go up to the stand, and ask the zombie about what quests they have. Envy snickers on your shoulder. The zombie, of course, being a zombie, has nothing to say besides a guttural moan. However, from here, you notice that it has a sign hanging around its neck. It reads:
BREW AN ELIXIR
"I remember my first Elixir," Envy says. "Easy as cake. You know, maybe if you'd had an elixir on hand, you might not have died when you did."
You open the pizza box. Inside is a pepperoni pizza, seemingly fresh out of the oven. It looks delicious. However, on the lid of the box, is written in bold letters:
FIND THE OTHERS
Sounds simple enough. Maybe you have a chance at winning this game after all.
Frank (Playing_with_boy)'s roll: 6
You light your cigar a little too strongly, completely incinerating it in a matter of seconds. Oops.
You answer your phone. A featureless voice speaks on the other end:
"Greetings, Frank. Here is your task for today: At the end of the day, there will be an item that will be greatly coveted by many people in the city. Your job is to acquire it for yourself. That is all."
The line hangs up. You look at your screen. You have 10 unread texts from the Sin of Greed.
Kate (Elena Okami)'s roll: 5
You look around, and immediately find the biggest, shiniest object in the vicinity. An enormous ruby in the window of an abandoned jewelry shop, just begging to be shoplifted. It's perfect.
It isn't even well protected at all. The lock comes apart easily, and there are no alarms when you open the door. It's almost like they want you to take it.
You come face to face with the gemstone. You're not sure what kind of protections might be on the stone itself, but you're fairly confident, what with how easy it was to get in.
"Steal," whispers the voice of Greed. "Steal. Steal. Steal. Steal."
You take a look. It seems to be some kind of canister of some sort. It's still smoking from its descent into the atmosphere, but somehow it doesn't burn when you touch it. You open it up to find the following written inside:
Exterminate the Lamb of God
"More contract killing, huh?" Wrath says. "And not just that, it looks like you're killing Jesus. Guess that's fitting, even on the road to redemption you're expected to be a heartless monster."
What do you do?
Edited by Afterwards on May 22nd 2020 at 9:29:37 AM
> Gather your sin in your arms and roll off the bed.
>Well, the only god you know is Buddha, and you donít remember any lamb in his teachings.
>Roll to try and figure out what ďLamb of GodĒ could mean.
"A-at least things are going well.... s-so far."
>Take the pizza box
Burst out laughing on seeing the messageówould it be desperate or smart to hire a lowlife to kill God, anyway?
>If anything, I'm going to need to get down from here first, so I search for a way there.
"Do I look like pest control to these guys?" I muse. " 'Exterminating the Lamb of God' ...some 'superficial task' that is."
>Ask where the item is.
"It'd do you best to watch where you step from now on. Where do you come from, dog?"
>Fly to meet the jackal-headed man eye-to-eye
"Blessed bezoar... of course it's always the damn Blessed Bezoar!"
>Check every nook and cranny of the room for a possible source of the Blessed Bezoar
Edited by Myskywarm on May 23rd 2020 at 2:22:25 AM
>Open my book and see through the elixir recipes
"You know, when I get this, I'll make sure you won't put your little pretty tails or paws on it" I hiss to The Sin
>I focus on my senses to try and detect a trap or some sort of security
Naga von Valse (Myskywarm), you have the following abilities:
You also get the following equipment:
I'll write up the the actions (and Mysky's starting scenario) in the next post
Edited by Afterwards on May 23rd 2020 at 8:48:57 AM
Tiga (Baisteach)'s roll: 1 (god im so sorry)
You gather up Sloth in your arms and try to roll out. However, by some cruel twist of fate, your rolling around somehow causes the mattress to entirely upend itself, dumping you and Sloth onto the floor before crashing down on top of you.
This is going to be a really long day.
Yao (Tales of Under)'s roll: 1
You come up empty. You're sure you would know if Buddha had a lamb. But you're determined to make sense of this, so you keep on wracking your brain until you give yourself a migraine. Great.
The Sin of Wrath laughs at you. It is silent, but you know it is laughing at you.
Dave (Bobthedeadguy)'s roll: 6
You pick up the pizza box.... Too well... In fact, you pick it up with such force that the box goes flying across the room, splattering across the far wall.
Oh dear. You hope some of it is still salvageable.
K (unfortunatezorua)'s roll: 3
You look around, but can't seem to find an exit. Surely you're not stuck up here, right...?
"Hey dipshit," Wrath says, using his little demon wings to hover in front of you. He points behind him to where the door to a stairwell sits in plain view. "Are you blind and stupid? Jesus..."
The person on the line already hung up, so there is no answer. You send a text to Greed asking for help.
How should I know? he says. I don't really care about what the citizens do. But look, get this: I think you should establish an economy here with yourself at the center. Trust me, you'll make millions.
Pontius (Taco Badger)'s roll: 6
You fly directly into the dog man's face. He blinks twice, before picking you up and holding you in front of him. You flitter your wings idly, allowing you to hover at eye level after he lets you go.
"I come directly from the Judge," he explains. "In His infinite kindness, He has assigned me to aid you on your True Quest. As well, I've come to deliver the details of your task for today."
"Hmm, a servant, huh?" Pride notes. "This could prove to be very useful for you, my liege!"
Cordelia (Custard and Pie)'s roll: 1
You search every nook and cranny of the room, but can't find a single hint of the bezoar. What's worse, as you're scouring the upper cupboards for the damned rock, you shift your weight in just the wrong way, and the ladder you were standing on topples beneath you, sending you crashing to the ground. You have barely enough time to react before the cupboard gives way above you!
ROLL TO DODGE THE FALLING CUPBOARD: 4
You roll out of the way just in time as the cupboard crashes to the ground, and its various contents - glass vials full of herbs and animal secretions - shatter and splatter all over the floor.
"Classic Cordelia! You always were a bit of a klutz, weren't you, sis? I suppose that's why Mother always liked me best."
You find yourself within a mystical cave. You know it's mystical because you're in it, or at least, that's what your coat is telling you. It's the middle of the day, and you can see sunlight pouring in from an entrance not far off, but it's far enough that you're safe from it in here.
There's lots of bats sleeping on the ceiling. Many of them are shifting in their sleep, and a few of them even open their eyes to look at you, but they otherwise don't seem to mind your presence.
You notice that one of the bats is hanging strangely. Only one of its claws is gripped to the ceiling, the other hangs loose, gripped tightly around a small slip of paper.
You open your Book of Potions to the Elixir recipe. Yes, you're familiar with this - holy water, evergreen leaves, jade rice... Ah, but you're missing the crucial ingredient - the Blessed Bezoar. Distilling its essence into the mixture is what gives the Elixir its healing power. You need to get your hands on that bezoar.
Kate (Elena Okami)'s roll: 4+1=5
"Well, that's rude," Greed pulls back her ears. "I'm only trying to help you."
You ignore her and observe the stand the ruby is placed on, and find it to be protected by a standard weight trap. Oh, this is far too easy. Using your dagger, you disengage the trap, and take the jewel for yourself. Easy pickings.
It's only after you look at the jewel that you realize this isn't any standard ruby. The gem is filled with a deep red, smoky substance, which you can see through the surface of the stone. As you continue to observe, the smoke clears to reveal a triangle shape, inscribed with the following words:
Steal the Blessed Bezoar
You have no idea what a bezoar is.
Edited by Afterwards on May 23rd 2020 at 10:15:45 AM
"...How kind can this judge be, sticking me in a place like this... anyhow, it'll be good to have a servant. Very well, tell me my task."
>Land gracefully on the jackal man's snout, and enter a regal posture
"And by what name shall I refer to you?"
Too late? If not, here's my character profile.
Name: Melody Sonata
Magic: Miraclework (Shrek)
Edited by TabbyGirl4 on May 23rd 2020 at 10:27:10 AM
"*sigh* Let's see..."
>Cast Lay of the Land
what god are you devoted to as a miracleworker? it can be anything from zeus to hatsune miku
> crawl from under the bed
> Find your notepad
I facepalm blankly.
>Scout out the areas nearby with my binoculars before I descend, and see if anywhere looks promising enough to check out.
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