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Epoch Glide - Virtual Grape Gardens

Epoch Glide

A Shameless Chrono Trigger Parody
Tyty
Can you not understand the words that are commin' outta my mouth?
Teyla: Think about when we are. Infants are allowed to consume alcohol here.
Kirbynite
The Jarl of Neo Grape Gardens




There was a raised eyebrow from the girl.

Girl: Are you one of those weirdos from Porre?

She turned her head to the bartender.

Girl: Hey! Is she old enough to drink?

The bartender briefly glanced at the girl Lily was pointing at.

Bartender: Yes.

Girl: There you go.
Ralzma
Beatrix stared blankly.

Beatrix: "F-Fine! Whatever! Have a drink, you just better explain whatever I want to know."

She grumbled as she slipped some money onto the bar. She looked at the prices and then how much currency she actually had on her. Suddenly she was thanking the world for inflation.
Kirbynite
The Jarl of Neo Grape Gardens




The bartender shrugged as the girl pointed what she wanted to drink. Surprisingly, it was not alcoholic. She promptly chugged down the drink and slammed the mug onto the counter.

Girl: Ooooh man. I'm so tired of boiling sea water. Okay! Well..

She turned to Beatrix.

Girl: So I'm guessing you're probably looking for some nice loot. Am I right? There's gotta be some loot in a place where a queen is rumored to be held. Doesn't make sense? Well, whatever. I had this hunch. You know that cathedral they built to the west? In that area that was totally full of monsters? Yeah, I think that's where the queen had to be. Totally.
Ralzma
Beatrix: "I'm not looking for loot!"

She wrinkled her nose, but the rest of what the girl said did add up. If there were a bunch of monsters around a cathedral, maybe there was something there. She tapped her chin.

"Alright! Thanks for the information, now I'm off to go see what's in that cathedral."

She backed away from the bar and started moving for the door.
Tyty
Can you not understand the words that are commin' outta my mouth?
Teyla: I'm sorry for how she acted. She's not very good at talking to people.

Teyla smiled politely, before following Beatrix
Kirbynite
The Jarl of Neo Grape Gardens




Girl: Thanks for the drink!

She waved a hand as Teyla and Beatrix walked away. As soon as they were out the door, she lowered her hand and slightly grinned.

"Not looking for loot, huh?" she thought. "Just what are you looking for, then?"
Ralzma
Beatrix walked through the streets of Truce, head looking down at the ground. Monsters. She'd never really had to deal with them. She wasn't even sure if she could fight them that well. But maybe she could. She looked at Teyla and then to the edge of Truce.

Beatrix: "It's going to be tough, you know."

She didn't say another word as she made her way to the cathedral.
Tyty
Can you not understand the words that are commin' outta my mouth?
Teyla too remained silent, looking only at the device on her arm.

She was plenty ready to fight monsters.
Kirbynite
The Jarl of Neo Grape Gardens




Despite being childhood friends, they weren't very talkative, were they?

They soon heard pipe organ music playing. The music led them to a cathedral in the forest. There were no signs of foul play or monsters outside of the cathedral.

Inside of the cathedral, everything looked in proper order. The women of faith all seemed human, as well.
Ralzma
Nuns. Beatrix liked nuns. She saw few things as more feminine than nuns. Of course, it was mostly the perverted side of her thinking that. She looked about the cathedral, clearly scowling as she looking around. She really had no idea what to do. She considered, briefly, praying, but shook her head. She looked over at Teyla, who was giving her the silent treatment, before she turned to one of the nuns.

Beatrix: "Have you... noticed anything strange lately?"
Kirbynite
The Jarl of Neo Grape Gardens




Nun: Strange..? No.. Nothing is ever strange in the eyes of our lord.

The nun simply smiled at Beatrix with her eyes half closed.
Ralzma
Beatrix was suddenly conflicted as looked into the nun's eyes.

Beatrix: "I-I can't decide if I want you to keep staring at me like that, or if I want you to stop..."
Kirbynite
The Jarl of Neo Grape Gardens




Nun: Unlike the soldiers, you seem most... palatable. Could you possibly.. be a part of tonight's feast?
Ralzma
As if on cue, Beatrix's stomach rumbled.

Beatrix: "Well, I haven't eaten today..."
Tyty
Can you not understand the words that are commin' outta my mouth?
Teyla: ....

There was a slight whirring noise as the wires coming from her chest started to glow a slight blue.

Teyla: Hey... Beatrix, I'm gonna look around a bit. Alright?
Ralzma
Beatrix: "Eh? Oh, yeah, just don't be late for supper I guess."
Kirbynite
The Jarl of Neo Grape Gardens




Nun: Won't she join us as well? It is certainly more enjoyable to have a bigger feast..
Ralzma
Beatrix: "Teyla's totally not the kind of person to pass up free food!"
Tyty
Can you not understand the words that are commin' outta my mouth?
Teyla: ...

She shook her head at Beatrix's teenager-ness and focused on the room.

Teyla: Hm...

There was organ music, but no-one playing the organ? Suspicious.

Always one to investigate a musical instrument, she played a few notes she felt suitable for hidden things on the organ.
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