Central Park. Probably the only place in New York City that has so many trees in one place. Smack dab in the middle of a sea of concrete and looming skyscrapers, a nicely groomed little jungle sits its fat green ass down and then the people wonder why traffic is so damn bad. Ah, yea. Breathe in that nice clean air, you'd almost think you were out in the country if not for the fumes of car exhaust choking your lungs. Not to mention the glaringly bright lights that illuminate the night sky. Yup, this is the city that never sleeps alright...who sleeps when it's daytime twenty-four hours, seven days a week? That'd just be losing precious money there! Stop anyone on Wall Street and you'll soon realize that you can't, they're too busy rushing off to their next destination to pay a damn tourist any mind. On the other hand, drop by Times Square and all the hawkers on the sidewalks will be dragging you to their stands. Fake designer bags, to those hideous caricatures, and of course all other knock offs that a tourist can imagine. Oh yea, that giant 'Going Out of Business' sign? It's only been there for the past oh...five years? Great business I tell ya.
As lovely as the city is, it's the park that really kills ya. Literally. All the crazies live here, especially when the weather's nice like it has been lately. But there's no one crazier than Old Henry. Bum's been squatting on the same bench for years now. Apparently he used to be some big shot. Real smart. Always preached on and on about science and life and all that but lately he's been raving about fairies. It's hilarious, look, he's doing it again...
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You always thought fairy tales were nothin' more than stories. Children's bedtime stories. Delightful lil fantasies spun up to provoke sweet dreams in those little fluff filled minds of yours. Yea, how did that little poem go again? Visions of sugar plums dancing atop empty heads? What are sugar plums anyway? Literally just candied fruit! Last time I saw em they didn't have legs to dance on and the greedy lil kid wouldn't share anyway. So I told him Santa ain't real and damn! Rudolph was tasty last winter! Hah! Betcha that kid wanted to gimme those damned prunes then eh?
Bah! Anyway. Besides the obvious fact that Saint Nic ain't real..psh really now, who ever heard of a fat old man flying through the sky and up and down chimneys? Either he's anorexic or there were holes in people's ceilings in the past. Wouldn't be surprised given the circumstances that half the roofs were made of thatched wood.
Dammit! Quit gettin' me off topic here. Like I was sayin'! Fairy tales ain't nothin but shit. All that Disney crap? Ferget it! A talkin' mouse! It's a freakin' mutated rodent on crack! All those happy endings with the perfect morals..yeah there's a bit of that here and there, but the original stories, now that's the stuff. Gruesome murders, inhumane punishments, strange and unusually cruel magicks...it's amazin' the disgusting shit that people made up back in the day. Now it's all honeyed over. Everything's sweet and perfect and happily ever after.
Take Tinkerbell for example. Purty lil thang ain't she? Blonde lil pipsqueak, probably only six inches tall, and a babe if you stare closely enough. God if they made her bigger I'm bettin' Peter wouldn't even bat an eye at Wendy, he'd be too busy fuckin' the chick with wings. Funny thing is, Disney wasn't all that wrong about her. Dumbed her down about ten times from the real shit, but they still covered all the bases.
How do I know this? Hey, git back here! Kids these days don't ever listen to the end, and I ain't even fuckin' drunk yet. Look. I used to be just like you. Stupid, ignorant, and snotty. Yea, that's right, I just called you a bitch, you got a problem with that? But everything changed that one night, right here in this damn park, when I saw it. A faerie.
Don't look at me like that, and quit shufflin' away. I may look homeless but I'm not crazy ya hear? I saw it. I saw Tinkerbell...and a helluva lot more...
Faeries. They're abominable lil creatures. Real pretty though, each and every single one a babe, even the dudes could model for Abercrombie if they ever started sellin' gay dolls. From what I've seen these days I'd say half those models weren't straight anyway. Too damn good lookin'. You know what they say. If they're hot n' single, he's gay!
So yea. Lookin' at those pretty lil critters with their delicate wings, they hypnotize you or somethin'. That innocent lil face with those cocksucker lips, shaking those teeny hips...hell I didn't care if I was drunk or not I was gonna get me some of that! Next thing I knew this guy in front of me disappeared! Took a step forward and poof, gone. Makes ya wonder eh? Just how many of those reports about a missing person are actually faeries lurin' people away? I'm warnin' ya kid! One of these days, you're gonna end up the same as that fool. Don't say you didn't know when it happens...
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See, what'd I tell ya man? Guy's a hoot. He's been going on and on about this faerie business for the past few weeks already. Huh, anyway. It's getting pretty late and I gotta get going. Catch you some other time yea?
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Welcome to Flight of the Faeries! Humans beware as faeries are near. It's springtime and the weather's getting nice out, ever seen the off-season firefly? Well, maybe it's really not a firefly after all. Here is a game filled with malignantly mischievous faeries, definitely not the sweet little Tinkerbells portrayed by Disney but going way back to old folk lore. Meaning faeries who lure humans into their realm and trap them there forever. Either to be used as a plaything, or some other purposes, a form of entertainment as they join the never-ending dance alongside rotting corpses and a few skeletons as well. Anything to ease the boredom for some time. All to entertain the Faerie Queen at the Seelie Court of course.
Humans who enter Arcadia are doomed to spend the rest of their lives there if they have stayed for the span of two days (48 hours). If individuals who stumbled into the mystical world are lucky enough to find their way back out...well props to them for outsmarting the wicked creatures. If not, well that's just too bad...better start learning to enjoy life in an alternate dimension!
Faeries come in all shapes and sizes, all colors of the rainbow and anything else that fits your imagination. Of course, faeries are not limited to females even though they may be the majority. Male faeries also make up a smaller part of the population. While frequenting the mortal world, they are unable to access their reservoir of magicks, thus the tiny miniature forms. However, upon re-entering their homeland, they resume their 'true' form and are able to freely drawn upon the limitless amount of magick available in the land. Basically, a faerie's true form can be standing at a height of five feet or what have you...they just happen to shrink to about five to six inches once they step onto the polluted land of the humans.
This game is plain and simple, nothing fancy, nothing that would require too much thinking since it is a game that can be categorized as...well...a stress reliever! Everyone can get caught up in life or be having muse issues and I hope everyone can respect that and give each other time to respond. We only want fun here which means plenty of comfort and understanding from all players.
As for posting time...I say take your time! Once a week is good enough for me, and if you can manage to kick out more than that...great! Being a rather slow poster myself (though this one probably won't take me nearly as long) I won't nag others on the same issue. Though if you have disappeared for a month already then a PM shall be sent your way. We're all people, we've all got lives, muses are emotional little creatures and tend to go haywire, along with dealing with life. Hey, no biggie.
When it comes to post length, I don't think there will be too many lengthy ones for this game (but don't take this as me saying 'No huge posts allowed!') but I would like to see at least a good paragraph or two...or three...-cough-...Alright, let's just say...enough to let the other player have something to work with, however many that may be. =) Follow the golden rule, keeps life simple.
Oh and, since I forgot to mention this, being a free-for-all game there are no restrictions for sexuality and whatnot. Relationships, pairings, etc, they can and hopefully will happen as the game progresses (as long as we have enough people of course). After all, this is a game of exploration, experimentation, and just delving into places that you never dared to venture into before! Also, this game can and may involve several players so we may have newcomers from time to time, which is always encouraged of course...who doesn't love to see new faces?---------------------Character Profiles-------------------------Name:Age:
(Refer to list of positions available below.)Abilities:
(We will be playing a free-form game, there is no particular system to be followed so things such as turns and stats do not need to be applied. Just keep in mind that since we are playing without any particular rules, abilities cannot be overpowered and try to limit yourself reasonably. Such as if a powerful attack was just executed you cannot possibly do the same a second later, and so on and so forth. Let's try to keep the number of abilities limited to three.)Appearance:
(Don't feel pressured into having to find a picture, if you want to just type out a description that is more than welcome if not preferred.)Personality:Biography:---------------Positions------------------
This section will be updated as the spots are filled so please check back from time to time to see which spots are filled and which are still open. Now then, on to the positions...these are just a few that popped into my mind so feel free to suggest others that come to mind. Of course, for humans, just think up anything that seems reasonable for your character. Or maybe they're even unemployed at the moment.
- Singer, Dancer, Musician (pick an instrument for specialty) - These are pretty straightforward and simple, no explanation needed hopefully.
- Artist - A landscape artist or even a florist...paint the landscape (literally and figuratively) and mold it to your own desires. Add a few unique flowers that have not yet been created on the face of Earth yet, or perhaps even a few trees that have a mind of their own.
- Inventors - Of course, we've got to have a few of the crazies even in FairyWorld! Mad scientists or any such thing...inventions that work or inventions that are so outrageous they're mostly dubbed failures. Whatever it may be, tinker away!
Shihong - Lux (Abhoth)
Kunoichi - Erline
Cassiopeia - Ailie
Nim - Kalen
Esoteric Myobi - Anwen
Demik - Selaki
Sasha - TwilenaHapless Victims:
WerewolfofLondon - Jessica Faolan
Thorn14 - Jessica (Jess) North
Rockin - Jack Nickelson
Nim - Lee Thomas
Sideshow - Donovan
Lady Kitsune - Lorelei Devons