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Discussion in 'Choose Your Own Adventure Land' started by treave, Aug 29, 2013.

  1. Elfberserker Liturgist

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    This...Went better than I excpected.
    I am not too terrible tempted by immortality, because I have heard that it can be boring despite calamities coming now and then.

    But that emporor seat looks inviting and I think Shun would want to empire prosper even at expence of his life...
    A, for now...But being Nuwa consort doesn't sound too bad.
     
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  2. Baltika9 Arcane

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    Immortality isn't really the point here. +M
     
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  3. Elfberserker Liturgist

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    It kind a is, because it becomes boring after about 600-1000 years.
    I know that being Nuwa sex toy sounds awesome, but can you imagine how boring it will be after 700 years?
    :M:M:M
     
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  4. Baltika9 Arcane

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    No. No, I really can't.
     
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  5. Elfberserker Liturgist

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    Well...Uuuh....
    What about our harem?
    The way of harem king will be locked out by choosing B!!!!!
    :shunthenonbeliever:
     
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  6. Baltika9 Arcane

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    We can always play Heir Manager Crusader Kings 2 with our progeny. Nothing says that we can't fuck around in heaven and start the whole cycle over, either.
    :smug:
     
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  7. Nevill Arcane

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    Every 1000 years when naga sex gets stale we'll be sneaking out to the realm of Man and have fun with mortal girls. We will always return home to our true and only love, and she will always forgive us. It is a perfect arrangement.

    I mean, it worked out just fine this time!
     
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  8. treave Arcane Patron

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    Nuwa's forgiveness. :lol:
     
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  9. Baltika9 Arcane

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    Besides, we'll get to chill with the Frathouse up there. They will be our drinking buddies.
    And the look on Wuxing's face when he sees us add Nuwa's consort/husband.
    Hilarious.
     
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  10. treave Arcane Patron

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    Sorry, wuxia afterlife doesn't work that way.
     
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  11. Baltika9 Arcane

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  12. treave Arcane Patron

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    The ONLY reason anyone needs for voting B is wild snake-lady sex. Be honest. :rpgcodex:
     
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  13. Nevill Arcane

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    Alright.

    C. Agree to become Nuwa's consort, but only on the condition that Wuxing will also be granted immortality and will have to watch us having sex for all eternity.
     
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  14. treave Arcane Patron

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    He's already dead and gone into the wheel of reincarnation.

    He's now a cockroach.

    If you still want that, uh, sure, you can make that proposal.
     
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  15. Baltika9 Arcane

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    Can we make him an immortal cockroach? With the face of a man, so we can see the expression on his face. Make him mute, though.
     
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  16. Elfberserker Liturgist

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    How odd.
    All this anger toward that misguided gentleman of hueshan, who only wanted to guide empire toward rightenious and all he gets for his effort is being incarnated as cockroach
    :negative:

    Next you tell me that Zhang manxing incanates as our child from Yunzi or Qilin.

    It seems that we must abonden our harem in spirit or leaving as mortal to save the empire. such harsh choice.
    Harem or monogamy with Nuwa and prosperious empire.
    :negative:
     
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  17. Baltika9 Arcane

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    So, treave, if we pick D, will Nuwa go into meltdown and just take us on the spot, or...
    She sounds pretty desperate to me.
     
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  18. Nevill Arcane

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    :hmmm:
    Can we grant immortality to Cao'er?

    It might take a few thousands years, but I think it is a viable alternative. Nuwa won't know what hit her.

    Of course, then we would be completely beyond salvation. But at least she is pro-sharing. That must count for something, right?
     
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  19. Elfberserker Liturgist

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    Well, we did tease her, when we defeated ahura and went to heavens for shortwhile to attain enlightment.
    I can't imagine how frustraded Nuwa must have been then.
     
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  20. treave Arcane Patron

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    You are free to make whatever proposals you want with C. :lol:
     
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  21. Baltika9 Arcane

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    Nothing good ever comes from keeping a woman waiting like this. I'd rather go for B to, uh, guide the universe to good and, ah, watch over our progeny, the Cult (we become the god they wanted us to be!) and all that other good stuff. Yeah. Instead of getting bogged down in infinite variations of C*. But if someone comes up with a viable, popular C option, then I'm in.

    *Is this going to be a repeat of Maniac Training Part II? It is, isn't it.
     
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  22. Elfberserker Liturgist

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    Gotta reach that 2000 page mark somehow
     
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  23. treave Arcane Patron

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    Here's a draft of Shun's death and the choices that would have been in A, which now goes unused.

    -insert final fight scene-

    You pull the Yuchang Sword away from Shun’s body. The shining blade is coated in his blood. The Tang Emperor collapses, his eyes blinking. Strangely, there is a smile on his lips. It is as if a mask has fallen away from his face.

    “I… suppose that is it,” he coughs, blood spattering all over the floor. “It’s… it’s finally over.” Looking up at you, he grins. “What is that stupid, sullen face for?”

    “How did it come to this?”

    “Fate. Destiny. Heaven’s will. Words… that I never believed in… but found to be true. Of course… we did not let them have it all their own way. You were supposed to die here.”

    Now you’re going to claim you let me win?” you chuckle quietly, sitting down besides the dying Emperor.

    “Of course not. You won. Fair… and square,” he wheezes. “You won… and you set me free…”

    “How far do the machinations of Heaven go?” you ask coldly, looking up at the sky. If it was not for the gods…

    “Jing… take this one piece of advice from me if nothing else. Walk away from it all. Don’t… don’t get involved. Nothing good will come of challenging Heaven,” warns Shun. “You… have people that you care for. People you need… and need to protect. So this… this is my last request to you. As your Emperor… your prince… your friend… and your brother. No matter what happens to the country, what happens to the land… no matter what turmoil is to come, hide away and focus only on keeping yourself and your loved ones safe. Got it?”

    “Shun, that is easier said than done.”

    “I know! I know… but trust me, you will not regret it. I couldn’t… I… I failed my people. I failed you.”

    A wave of uncontrollable emotion surges from deep inside you, flushing your cheeks with heat. “You had a lifetime ahead of you to do what you had to, what you wanted to! Heaven wasn’t fair to you!” you snarl, your vision blurring and becoming watery. You know he could have turned things around if given the chance.

    Shun speaks quietly, the light already fading rapidly from his own eyes. “No… I should have been… but it doesn’t matter anymore. Jing. Man does not live forever. Eighty years is a lifetime… so is eighteen years. To be as a brother to you… even eight seconds would have been a good lifetime, more than any man could ask for. I am… sorry.”

    His apology is the last words that he speaks, and the last Emperor of the Tang falls silent for all eternity, surrounded by the burning remains of his throne hall.

    A.The empire will be in turmoil from this day onwards. You will focus your efforts on ensuring that matters do not get worse; with Shun’s death, you will likely become a hated enemy, but that is a burden you will accept. Even though there will be risks to you and your family, you will forge ahead to ensure the country continues to progress as Shun would have wanted.

    B. You know the true enemy here. Heaven is your foe. Without their manipulations, this day would not have come about. You will devote your efforts into finding a way to make them answer for their sins against humanity. Their machinations, vague intentions and callous disregard for man is something you can never forgive. Underestimating mortals will be their downfall.

    C. You will follow Shun’s dying wish, and retreat into seclusion. He is right – your priority is to keep your loved ones away from harm. Perhaps in the future, when the chaos has subsided, you may feel it is safe to reemerge, but for now, if you absolutely have to act to guide the world’s path, you will do so in secrecy and only when you feel secure.
     
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  24. Rex Feral Liturgist

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    So...any chance to cause the fall of Heaven? I was hoping for a viable option to defy them and get away with it.
     
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  25. Nevill Arcane

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    Why don't you turn your back to Nuwa and find out? :lol:
     
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