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Re: He Came from Atlas [Closed]
« Reply #15 on: December 23, 2017, 07:36:31 AM »
Malina was silent for a moment. Information was good, information was great, but... "I did say I couldn't condone you heading outside of the kingdom limits on any missions." A slight smile creased her face. "I suppose it's good, then, that the docks are within the city." She was silent again, mulling over the information. She reached for her scroll and, without a word, typed and sent out a message before setting it down and returning her gaze to Juno. "I'm going to need more concrete or specific information than that. The docks are a big place and we can't just go barging into whatever warehouse we want without clearance."
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White Fang Captain: Cornix ~ Survivor of Mistral and Captain in Vale
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Re: He Came from Atlas [Closed]
« Reply #16 on: January 02, 2018, 05:20:25 PM »
While the young man was grateful for the opportunity Malina was hinting so heavily toward, the lack of a concrete location for this outpost was... disheartening. She was right, they didn't have enough information to advance, and there were too many potential locations in the docks to hide in. "That's all he told me, nothing more. What now? Stake out the area? Send someone to nail down the exact location of their base?" he suggested, considering other options as he awaited her response.
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Re: He Came from Atlas [Closed]
« Reply #17 on: January 06, 2018, 05:28:24 AM »
Malina pursed her lips and tapped her finger on the table repeatedly, lost in thought. It was a moment before she responded with "We don't do anything, not yet." She raised her fist to her mouth, partially covering it, and stared off toward her locker. "I can't do anything, not directly and not yet. You- both of you- keep a low profile for a while. Don't poke your head into any trouble and don't let Phi be in the limelight." She returned her gaze to Juno. "I'm gonna do a little info gathering, see if I can pull any strings with Tania, maybe check to see if anyone's heard anything. I'll call you in when I have enough info to act on something." Malina locked eyes with the student and repeated herself. "Until then, stay. Low."

Juno furrowed his brow as Phi began to say, "Miss", only to be cut off by a knock at the door. Malina's eyes flicked to the door, back to Juno, and back to the door. "Come in." She said hesitantly, though she phrased it more like a question.

Through the door stepped two men, both human. The one in front wore a winning smile beneath a set of steel grey eyes and pushed back ginger hair, a small suggestion of a trimmed beard lined his jaw. He was short, lanky, and pale; giving the impression of a man who had not been able to spend much time outdoors or exercising. He wore a somehow well-fitting white lab coat and black undersuit with the Atlesian Dust Science Division emblazoned on the right shoulder of the coat. The man following behind him had windswept charcoal hair and hazel eyes above a not-so-winning smile, nor any smile at all. He wore a stonefaced expression, making his jawline stand out more as well as the charcoal colored stubble lining it. Where the man in the back was tall, muscularly built, and in stark contrast to the man in front of him. He wore the standard Atlesian armor, sans helmet, with a yellow highlight running along strips and patches of the hardened surface: a special operations soldier.

The scientist's smile faltered into a small frown as he saw Juno and the faintest suggestion that something may have been in his lap before it winked out of existence. "I'm sorry, Miss Nahualli." He spoke softly and with a slight tone of regret in his voice as he brought his gaze up to Malina. "We weren't aware you were meeting with a student." His hand clasped behind his back and bowed slightly to Juno. "And my apologies to you, Mr...?" He left the sentence open for Juno to finish.

"Unimportant, and we were just wrapping up," Malina said curtly before Juno could say anything, "I don't remember having any other meetings scheduled today, certainly none with Atlesian staff."

The scientist raised his hands up, feigning surrender. "Caught red-handed, I'm afraid." He said with a small smile. "It's an impromptu visitation, one that was originally supposed to take place with Mrs. Printemps, but she was busy teaching a class. She said we would have to wait until the end of the class so we asked if there were any others we could talk to and she suggested you..."



The soldier's gaze bore down into Juno who had, in turn, tensed and averted his gaze from the man to the doorway and then to the scientist. Despite the somewhat obvious motions, especially to a member of the special ops, the man did not see Juno or his movements. He didn't see Malina, the scientist, or even the room.

Atlas, born to Hera Azuuli-Vert and Seward Vert, former huntress current teacher and mechanic, middle-class, aspired to be a hunter-
Unimportant, skip.
Good with tinkering, repaired Designated Marksman Rifle, received a distress call from a girl.
Not a girl.
AI
AI?
AI Unit-00, Designation "Phi", capable of running Mark-4 ANUBIS Suit Designation "OSIRIS" and capable of running Hardlight Combat Generator. AI Unit-00 History unknown; Possibly not AI, possibly soul trapped in chip, created or developed by SET; Mk-4 ANUBIS Suit created by SET.
SET.
Special Enhancement Technologies of the Atlesian Science Division possibly led by Sarah Anki. Blacksite developme-
Off track.
Escaped with Girl-AI, not true escape. Leader of VCVS, participated in Vytal Festival.
Schism.
Frown.
Off Track.
Suit destoryed, HCG not, in confrontation with Lenox, several fights with White Fang; Girlfriend captured by Micah-Figaro.
Frown.
Meeting with Malina, Phi in room. Micah-Figaro and Self enter.
Haze.
Frown.
Two bases, explosion, escape, Mistral, haze.

The room returned.



"And as you can see, I'm similarly busy," Malina said curtly as the soldier's unblinking unseeing eyes fell on her, "and I don't see how I could help if you're looking for Tania."

The scientist frowned and reached into his coat, producing a scroll. "I assure you, it will only take a bit of your time," he began, "I am Dr. Jonathan Fawn and my stone-faced friend over there," he gestured toward the soldier, "Is Elijah Goban, my escort."

"You need an escort for your trip to Beacon?" Malina scoffed.

Jonathan offered only a polite smile. "Believe me, I would rather not have to be escorted from place to place but those are the rules." He paused slightly before adding, "No offense, Elijah." who offered only silence. "Not much of a talker, this one." Jonathan said quietly before returning his gaze to Malina. "Now, we're very close to massive strides, smaller dust engines, cleaner burns, less volatile crystals, all things I'm sure you as a huntress can appreciate, yes?"

Malina remained silent, only glancing to Juno who also remained silent and tense.

"There are experts in Atlas, of course, but... well, the bureaucracy and funding has always been progression's greatest enemy, hasn't it?" Elijah flashed the smile he had on when he had first entered the room. "So we figured the next best thing would be Mrs. Printemps, she is somewhat of an expert after all. Failing that, we figured her assistant would be a go-"

Malina raised a hand.

Elijah's stone-faced expression was replaced with a furrowed brow and a slight frown.

"So this is an unregulated, undocumented request to get me to help you, let's not beat around the bush here, outfit your bots with better and cheaper dust."

Jonathan remained silent.

"I thought so. Get out of my office." Malina ordered, her brow creased and voice firm.

"Miss Nahualli I-" Jonathan started before Malina cut him off.

"If you want to wait for Tania, you can, but you'll have no meeting with me."

Jonathan stared at Malina for a moment before nodding with a quite, "Fine." Before turning around to stow his scroll and leaving through the doorway, Elijah following behind and closing the door on his way out.



Malina slumped in her chair and began to rub her eyes, muttering something that could have been a swear, paying no mind that Juno was still in the room.
« Last Edit: January 20, 2018, 12:29:10 AM by Dr. Gustave »
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Speaking: #E05260 Thinking: #EA857F
Huntress-in-Training: Brook Pallas ~ Member of Team CNBR
Speaking: #4863A0 Thinking: #98AFC7
White Fang Captain: Cornix ~ Survivor of Mistral and Captain in Vale
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Council Member: Phaedo Katsaros ~ Figurehead for Faunus/Human relations
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Spoiler: Vacuo • show
40th Vytal Tournament Champion: Zabar Aga ~ Member of Team DAWN
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Spoiler: Vale • show
Huntress: Malina Nahualli ~ Leader of Team MCCA
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Re: He Came from Atlas [Closed]
« Reply #18 on: January 07, 2018, 03:38:56 AM »
Juno kept a watchful eye on the duo throughout the entire meeting, his focus primarily on the spec ops soldier accompanying the scientist. The scientist himself was a non threat, especially in the face of the soldier. While his attempts to hide his somewhat tense glances were mediocre at best, he did notice that there soldier seemed to be staring at him the entire time. Did... Did he know? He hadn’t checked back with his parents in Atlas since the tournament concluded... Was it possible something had happened? That there was a warrant for his arrest?

No, he would have been notified of something of that nature, likely through Anki’s associate or one of his parents. Then why was this guy staring at him? He didn’t think he knew anyone in the military. Several questions regarding the curious action floated through his mind through the duration of the impromptu meeting, the young man remaining silent as the scientist and TA spoke.

Thankfully, the two eventually left, closing the door behind them as they left. Given the conversation he had just laid witness to, the young man made the assumption that these kinds of meetings were quite uncommon, and very unorthodox. Strange and stressful as the meeting was, the silence after they left was even more nerve wracking. Hoping to distract from the ever looming cloud of stress that see,ed to cover the room, the young man spoke up, shifting his gaze between Malina and the door. ”You should get a ‘do not disturb’ sign. Or lock the door.”
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Re: He Came from Atlas [Closed]
« Reply #19 on: January 08, 2018, 07:41:06 AM »
"I suppose that would be smart," Malina mused, her fingers still rubbing her eyes, "but no. I like to keep my door open to anyone who needs it during office hours." She paused and added, "Not every day I get visitors from Atlas." She took her hand from her face and looked to Juno. "As much as I'd like to say I had planned that visit for effect, I'm not that resourceful." She raised an eyebrow at the boy. "I'd like to believe whatever argument you were going with before is gone now, but I'm not sure I'm that naive."
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White Fang Captain: Cornix ~ Survivor of Mistral and Captain in Vale
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Re: He Came from Atlas [Closed]
« Reply #20 on: January 13, 2018, 05:41:43 AM »
Juno paused once Malina returned the conversation to where it had been left off, taking a moment to remember what he spoke up about, then another to properly word his thoughts. ”So... the thing about me staying in the city is that my team will need to go out in the field. We can’t just sit around in Vale for who knows how long.” he explained, debating with himself on whether or not to continue, eventually deciding to get on with his reasoning. ”Besides, the Fang isn’t just going to stop coming after me just because I’m behind city walls. Their kidnapping of Caja made that explicitly clear.”
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Re: He Came from Atlas [Closed]
« Reply #21 on: January 13, 2018, 05:55:19 AM »
Malina looked away from a moment, rubbing her thumb and forefinger together. "You and so many others say that, that you." She said, almost absentmindedly. "That you can't just sit around and wait while the enemy, White Fang, Grimm, whoever plots and schemes." She looked back to Juno with a somewhat sullen look. "I... We were all in that place, once. I have my doubts that there was ever a hunter or huntress in history that wasn't at least a little bit headstrong when they were in school, thinking that if they could just get out there and do something that it would make a difference." She furrowed her brow again but not in anger or condemnation. "But going out there, against whatever the threat is, is a suicide mission. Maybe you won't actually die, maybe no one with you will die, maybe you'll even feel like you're winning, but..." Malina's eyes narrowed, "... it's suicide either way. The White Fang doesn't pull off an operation because they want to, they spend countless hours gathering information on the people they have to fight, when they have to strike, and who to send. They didn't kidnap Caja on a whim, it was researched, vetted, gone over twice, I can assure you that."

Malina's eyes flickered away from Juno for a moment and she leaned back in her chair. "They won't stop because they have the resources not to stop. You're outgunned and outmanned, I'm outgunned and outmanned. We can't operate like they do, we don't have the resources and even if we had the resources it's still suicide to go out without proper intel."

She paused again, looking away from Juno for just a moment and lost in thought before returning to his gaze. "If you can't agree to stay low, I'll have to institute a formal lock on your team from going out on out-of-city missions."
Spoiler: Atlas • show
Mercenary: Kol Augur ~ The Judicator of Atlas
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Spoiler: Mistral • show
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Speaking: #E05260 Thinking: #EA857F
Huntress-in-Training: Brook Pallas ~ Member of Team CNBR
Speaking: #4863A0 Thinking: #98AFC7
White Fang Captain: Cornix ~ Survivor of Mistral and Captain in Vale
Speaking: #D0DAE0 Thinking: #BCC6CC
Council Member: Phaedo Katsaros ~ Figurehead for Faunus/Human relations
Speaking: #667C26 Thinking: #B6CC76
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Huntress: Malina Nahualli ~ Leader of Team MCCA
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Re: He Came from Atlas [Closed]
« Reply #22 on: January 13, 2018, 06:35:49 AM »
Juno froze for a moment, almost as though he were still processing the threat. ”So what you expect my team to do is just sit around and do nothing?” he asked, seething as the implications of a citywide grounding came to mind. ”We don’t know how long the Fang will remain active, and laying low means we don’t do much of anything until they are out of the picture.”

“I get it. The Fang is fucking scary. They somehow found out where I live, broke into my home, tore it apart, and kidnapped my girlfriend, all without me knowing for several days. I have a damn good reason to be afraid of them. But I’m not going to let my team commit academic suicide just because I’m scared of some masked morons in tunics.”
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Re: He Came from Atlas [Closed]
« Reply #23 on: January 13, 2018, 07:12:00 AM »
Malina nodded, silently, and let Juno get everything he needed to say out. She was silent even after he finished, only staring at the student, the boy, sizing him up. Judging him. It was a long moment, the two diametrically opposed hunters simply staring to one another.

She broke the silence with a simple and short, "Alright." and despite the affirmation, Juno's eyes twinged slightly, not entirely trusting the answer.

Almost as an afterthought, Malina added, "So what's your grand plan?" She cocked her head to the side slightly, eyes locked on the student. "Surely you have to have a master plan if you intend on doing what experts have been failing to do for years and beat back the fang, right?"

Malina leaned forward, interlocking her fingers and resting her chin on them, elbows just on the lip of her desk. "What's it going to be, rush in and kill anyone in your way so no one can come after you? Kill the reinforcements? Kill any White Fang member until you become so desensitized to the act that the fact that some of them are misguided faunus becomes null and void to you?"

"Or perhaps a subtler approach?" A single eyebrow arched in place. "Perhaps you'll sneak into one of their bases, entirely undetected through your minimal infiltration skills, won't have anyone on the inside to help this time, after all, steal all of their identities and release them to the public, taking away the one thing they have to lose? Maybe you don't even touch the lesser members, maybe you just decide to kill off the leadership, that would be the best option, wouldn't it?" Her voice was thick with sarcasm and condescension.

"Kill the ones put in charge and hope someone less tactically inclined and more bloodthirsty doesn't take over. But let's say leadership devolves, I'm sure the main forces in Mistral will simply leave Vale and the surely millions or billions of lien they've put into gaining ground here. I'm sure they'll be happy to stop winning in the long term and won't strike back at the ones who hurt them, right?"

"Oh!" Malina lifted her head away and clasped her hands together. "Maybe even more subtle than that? Maybe disrupt their supply lines, taking out supplies over the course of, what, months? Years? Until they stop sending supplies to their forces? They won't ever start increasing the guard number or strength if they get hit, of course."

She lowered her hands below the table, one hand curled into a fist in stark contrast to the condescending smile plastered on her face. "Or maybe you'll do what so many have done before you and strike out blindly, no information, no contacts, only you and your team, and get someone you care about killed within a month because you couldn't be assed to wait for someone else to draw up a plan of attack?" Emotion seeped into her voice slightly as the smile wavered.

"It. Is. Suicide." She repeated herself, "To continue the cycle of mindless backlash is nothing more than elaborate suicide and putting your team in reckless danger."

She was silent again, staring at Juno and breathing fractionally harder than she had been five minutes prior. The wavering smile still on her face, head cocked slightly to one side, and eyes narrowed toward the student, her student. "So let's hear the master plan, hm? How do you plan to beat back the White Fang?"
Spoiler: Atlas • show
Mercenary: Kol Augur ~ The Judicator of Atlas
Speaking: #5C5054 Thinking: #EAC117
Spoiler: Mistral • show
Huntress-in-Training: Aca Roth ~ Member of Team RWND
Speaking: #E05260 Thinking: #EA857F
Huntress-in-Training: Brook Pallas ~ Member of Team CNBR
Speaking: #4863A0 Thinking: #98AFC7
White Fang Captain: Cornix ~ Survivor of Mistral and Captain in Vale
Speaking: #D0DAE0 Thinking: #BCC6CC
Council Member: Phaedo Katsaros ~ Figurehead for Faunus/Human relations
Speaking: #667C26 Thinking: #B6CC76
Spoiler: Vacuo • show
40th Vytal Tournament Champion: Zabar Aga ~ Member of Team DAWN
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Huntress: Malina Nahualli ~ Leader of Team MCCA
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Re: He Came from Atlas [Closed]
« Reply #24 on: January 13, 2018, 07:49:34 AM »
The silence was unnerving, to say the very least. Where Malina seemed composed, Juno was visibly disturbed, his angered disposition giving way to one of anxiety. Malina, however, eventually broke the silence. With every word that came out of Malina’s mouth, Juno grew more and more confused. All throughout her rant, he wanted to interrupt, to correct her where she had misinterpreted his character, his intent, but she would not shut up.

In all honesty, Juno was dumbfounded at her question.”Who said anything about us going out ther with the grand goal of dismantling the Fang?” he asked incredulously, his expression betraying his mixed confusion and anger at her assumptions... no, her insults on who he was. ”I just can’t afford for my team to be barred from leaving the city for the next gods-know-how-long! The only reason I brought them up again is because that seems to be the reason you want my team benched!”

“I’m not stupid, as much as you seem to insist upon believing. An attack with no intel is suicide. No fucking shit. If, for some goddamn reason, we decide that attacking the Fang is the best way to keep them off my, my team, and Phi’s asses, then any engagement will have to be smart and preferably nonlethal, with a thorough understanding of their forces and our surroundings. Keeping my team restricted to the city may give you the advantage of keeping tabs, but limits our experience in the field. We might not be able to rely on the academy when the Fang attacks us again.”




As the huntress and student’s discussion quickly devolved into an argument, slowly bridging upon a shouting match, Phi listened in, groaning internally as it became very apparent that two entirely different conversations were being had. They were both concerned about the safety of Juno and his team to a degree, but where Juno saw safety in preparation, Malina saw safety in outright avoidance. To be fair, she wasn’t entirely paying attention, as their stubbornness quickly made the discussion more annoying and tedious than anything else. Hopefully they would settle their misunderstanding within the hour.

Hopefully.
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Re: He Came from Atlas [Closed]
« Reply #25 on: January 14, 2018, 06:10:57 AM »
"Being kidnapped or beaten by the White Fang or any countless number of organizations they may have sold the information to would hamper your experience in the field much more, I assure you." Malina retorted. "I want your team benched so that we can at least get some tabs on the local groups so if any decide to make a move, we'll have some idea beforehand." The wavering smile was gone, replaced by a simple, ugly frown. "You think, what, you'll just be off scot-free, left to wander on missions outside of the kingdom while people who would very much want to get at you know exactly where you, your girlfriend, and your teammates are?" Her hands were once again above the desk, the fingernails of her right hand digging ever so slightly into the wood of the desk. "What I'm suggesting is the only way you have a decent chance at not getting kidnapped yourself."

Her eyes narrowed on the boy, someone who she'd already had poor views of because of the Vytal tournament, someone who she believed was too stupid to be trusted with an AI, someone in over their head that made it into the world stage and got hot-headed because of it.

It gave her pause, the last thought, a slight pause, but a pause nonetheless. It was a familiar feeling, both seeing others get stuck in the state and even falling into it herself for a short period of time.

She squared her jaw and stiffened her shoulders. The pause passed, the feeling passing with it. "I don't care if you like it or not, if you hate me or not. Believe me, you get used to the feeling when you're out there real quick. There's only two ways out of this room. At the very least try to understand that this is the best option and go along with it or keep acting bullheaded and force me to put a formal lock on your team."
Spoiler: Atlas • show
Mercenary: Kol Augur ~ The Judicator of Atlas
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Spoiler: Mistral • show
Huntress-in-Training: Aca Roth ~ Member of Team RWND
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Huntress-in-Training: Brook Pallas ~ Member of Team CNBR
Speaking: #4863A0 Thinking: #98AFC7
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Re: He Came from Atlas [Closed]
« Reply #26 on: January 14, 2018, 01:45:13 PM »
While she had a point, Juno was far too angry with her to care. It was clear she saw him as incompetent, and while he thought similarly of her, she was the one in a position of power, not him. It was a bullshit situation that he couldn't do much of anything about. As much as he wanted to fight her on this, as much as he wanted to somehow convince her that she was wrong about him and that he could handle himself and his team outside of the city, he had a feeling any argument would be meaningless.

So he backed down, pressing his fingers to his temple with an agitated sigh, eyes flicking to Phi as she materialized on his shoulder and sat down. "How long do you suggest we stay within the city?" she asked, her face and voice emotionless to avoid betraying her own distaste for the woman.
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Re: He Came from Atlas [Closed]
« Reply #27 on: January 16, 2018, 07:29:28 PM »
Malina loosened her back slightly and let out a quiet breath as Juno backed down and Phi appeared. "I appreciate you asking how long instead of immediately denying the request," she eyed Juno, "but I can't give an exact amount of time. A month, maybe... Two tops." Her fingernails slowly eased off of digging into the wooden desk, leaving faint imprints where they had been. "It takes time to organize all of this, time you might lose out on the rare mission, sure. If for whatever reason your team is selected for an out of city mission I will be sure to figure out an alternative within the walls." The anger, frustration, and annoyance were subdued now, though not entirely. Despite how much she wanted to at the very least act amicable, the emotions still seeped into her voice. 'Something that I would have been happy to explain if you hadn't outright denied it...' The thought shot through her head but she thought better than to voice it.
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Re: He Came from Atlas [Closed]
« Reply #28 on: January 21, 2018, 03:17:15 AM »
”Very well. We will hold you to that.” The AI replied, glancing over at Juno, who returned the look before the duo turned their focus to Malina. It was clear he didn’t like the TA, and to be frank, neither did Phi. However, Malina was in a position of power, and she did have her fair share of good points. A fact not mitigated by her bitchiness and stubborn behavior. Granted, it wasn’t like stubborn was unfamiliar territory.

”Is there anything else you want to talk about, Miss Nahualli?” Juno inquired, the hostile edge in his voice mitigated, but not entirely gone.
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Re: He Came from Atlas [Closed]
« Reply #29 on: January 21, 2018, 03:54:49 AM »
"No, I don't think so," Malina said, all too aware the animosity hadn't completely gone from either of their voices, "just be sure to tell the rest of your team. I'll tell Tit- Professor Printemps to let me know if she has any missions planned for you." She leaned back in her chair and folded her arms, taking careful note of her breathing. "Other than that, I think we're done here."
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