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Posted by: Reflaxion Apr 29 2002, 12:22 AM
Showdown: Ping and Ed
Neither know the other's thoughts
This can not be good

Posted by: XkyRauh2001 Apr 29 2002, 12:30 AM
Out of the Fire,
Ed quickly leaps to the frey!
Bold or Ludicrous?

Ping protects Tohya, (Touya?)
Ed is after Prototypes;
Misaligned causes.

--Xky *waving Mami flag excitedly over the Piro story arc*

Posted by: melange Apr 29 2002, 01:37 AM
a bleep on a screen
a flicker on a trigger
ping-chan overdrive!


Posted by: Garran Apr 29 2002, 02:14 AM
(Wow. This went for longer than I thought it would. Hope too much quality wasn't sacrificed for the quantity. ^^;;)

"What about that place?"
Dom turns to look, frowningly
"You really think he's

Gonna be in there?
Largo didn't attend school
When he was in school."

Ed glances down at
The device he's holding, and
Smiles. "Call it a hunch."


Elsewhere, a girl stirs
Restlessly, as though caught in
Some uneasy dream

Struck again by how
Small she is in the bed, Ping
Clasps her friend's hand close.

Where did this chill breeze
Come from? She could have sworn that
The window was closed...


Thick somehow in the halls of
Shiritsu Daitou,

Alights too in the
Depths of Ed's eyes, though he keeps
Carefully deadpan

Little robot girl,
Your life is in my hands.
Mimes crushing something -

An overripe fruit -
And giggles softly, checking
His readings again

A pair of students,
Overhearing, give him scared
Looks and a wide berth

Dom doesn't notice,
Or doesn't seem to. He is
Busy marvelling

At Largo's being
Here, at Ed knowing - How did
Ed know, he wonders?

Ed doesn't answer
His instruments have given
The readings he's sought

Sidestep the meddler
And seal the door behind him
It's all too easy


At the sound of the
Door, Dom turns, and smiles. It is
Not a pleasant sight.[1][2]


At the sound of the
Door, Ping turns. She does not know
The man she sees there

But feels a strange sense
Of dread. Perhaps it is his
Smile, or tone of voice.

Perhaps it's something
Deeper than that. She responds;
He doesn't listen.

And now something's changed.
The man, if only he knew,
Has made a mistake.

A grin now nearing
The psychotic hovers 'bove
A small, dark firearm

A horrific thing
Ping knows vaguely what they are
And what they can do

And she's already
Once today allowed her friend
To come to harm. No.

It will not happen
Again. She stands, and there is
A fire inside her

All-consuming, and
Resolute. Tohya-san... I
Won't let them hurt you.

It begins.


([1]Well, except maybe
To the fangirls hiding close
By. But they don't count.

[2]What, didn't you think
He had anticipated
Ed's treachery here?)

Posted by: squee Apr 29 2002, 04:03 AM
Threat mode level three,
Ping-chan moves to save her friend,
Turning darkly cute.

Posted by: Zing-Zang Apr 29 2002, 04:23 AM
It is obvious that Ping is in no danger. Ed is using way too much of his trigger finger and is shooting one hand from a relaxed position. So not only is he milking his grip, because he is using too much trigger finger, which will cause him to shoot to the left. The recoil and muzzle flip will be greater due to poor stance. Ping can simple sidestep to her left and proceed with the opening of a can.

That just needed to be said...
I will now continue my issolation.

Posted by: Rowan Bristol Apr 29 2002, 07:35 AM
Such an easy job
Stupid little robot girl

Posted by: jamboy Apr 29 2002, 07:37 AM
"Little plastic bits?"
No dissassemble Ping-chan!
(Gomen, Johnny Five...)

Posted by: Meagen Apr 29 2002, 10:52 AM
Great Poet Garran,
that is truely wonderful,
but still I wonder

the haiku format
do we not use it because
of its brevity?

In reply to:

Little robot girl,
Your life is in my hands.
Mimes crushing something -

An overripe fruit -
And giggles softly, checking
His readings again

still, this here fragment
does encompass all of Ed's
coolness and e-vil.


Posted by: Garran Apr 29 2002, 02:35 PM
Maybe that's why you
Use it... :-p (Truly, I agree;
But verbosity

At times overtakes
Me, and I find it best just
To be swept along.

I shall, I promise
Attempt to keep my muse more
Succinct in future.) ^^;;

Anyway, what's the
Fun of any system if
You can't stretch limits? :-)

Posted by: DeosArcana Apr 29 2002, 05:52 PM
Tears in the spring rain
The spring rain that brings spring pain
The spring rain of blood.

Blows the chill spring wind
Blows about those who would fight
Are you ready? FIGHT!

[Must remember to make seasonal references after all]

Target Sighted, now
to make short work of Ping-chan
Warrior Mode : ON!

"Ping-chan Overdrive." My favorite line in this entire thread. Brings to mind lots of fighting games with a similar style, most recently Dynasty Warriors 3. I can just imagine Ping-chan converting into a battle droid and laying the hurt on Ed.

Posted by: nekohime Apr 29 2002, 06:39 PM
ed has found ping-chan--
thus, he pulls a gun on her.
d'you think he'll survive?


Posted by: Shoka Apr 30 2002, 12:13 AM
(With obscure referential pun)

The latest new Mega-T cataclysm:
A doll that's a functioning battle system!
For Ed, hunting blithely,
Enabled unwisely
Ping's personal primacy algorithm!

Please, no barfing on the keyboard.

Posted by: Meagen Apr 30 2002, 02:28 AM
your words, as always,
are ture; I dare not challenge
l337 h41kU 0n3.
[Great Poet Garran]

- subtitle provided by PiroVision 1.0

Posted by: wilgabriel Apr 30 2002, 12:22 PM
Dom & Ed, searching
Ping connects to the network
Then, hijinks ensue

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