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Minor Characters ([personal profile] alicornucopia) wrote in [community profile] alicornutopia2015-09-25 09:43 pm

here is a door

And now this door is not itself any longer, not quite.
cross_and_bow: (i ~ meh)

[personal profile] cross_and_bow 2015-10-04 03:04 am (UTC)(link)
"Our vampires are evil and our demons are numerous and also evil."
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[personal profile] maggie_of_the_owls 2015-10-04 03:09 am (UTC)(link)
"Oh...dear. I don't have anything in my repertoire off the top of my head to combat vampires, it doesn't usually come up when you work for a Queen Bitch Vampire. Not sure what's good against demons, I didn't know they existed..."
"Their vampires have a plethora of weaknesses ours don't," Gloria assures her. "And their 'demons' don't correlate to anything that exists in our world as far as we can tell. She also mentioned something about translating ancient prophecies, some of which are apparently in Sumerian. I don't suppose that little charm you put on Hepzibah's that adaptable?"
"...I don't think so, but I could try..."
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cross_and_bow: (g ~ perhaps)

[personal profile] cross_and_bow 2015-10-04 03:14 am (UTC)(link)
"Sumerian is an example. They're in a lot of languages."
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[personal profile] maggie_of_the_owls 2015-10-04 03:18 am (UTC)(link)
"Do you have anyone who speaks those languages, by any chance, and just want to lighten the load? The language spell I have relies on copying a language out of one person's head and into another's. It's much are we telling her about Hepzibah?"
"The beans have been pretty thoroughly spilled."
"It's how Hepzibah speaks fluent English instead of struggling with a language completely unlike any that existed when she was all the way alived. Or not where she could encounter them, anyway, I have no clue how closely English is related to whatever proto-Latin was around at the time."
"English is Germanic, dear."
"I literally could not care less."
cross_and_bow: (h ~ okay)

[personal profile] cross_and_bow 2015-10-04 03:19 am (UTC)(link)
"My Watcher has... some knowledge of some of the languages, so if I could copy him that would be nontrivial."
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[personal profile] maggie_of_the_owls 2015-10-04 03:20 am (UTC)(link)
"I have no clue what a Watcher is. How hard would it be to get him? I have spells that can help with transportation, if that's relevant."
cross_and_bow: (e ~ checkout)

[personal profile] cross_and_bow 2015-10-04 03:22 am (UTC)(link)
"I mean, I'd have to hold the door, but if you can teleport him..."
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[personal profile] maggie_of_the_owls 2015-10-04 03:22 am (UTC)(link)
"I can teleport to him, and then teleport back with him."
cross_and_bow: (d ~ eyeroll)

[personal profile] cross_and_bow 2015-10-04 03:24 am (UTC)(link)
"I imagine he'll splutter about it but sure."
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[personal profile] maggie_of_the_owls 2015-10-04 03:25 am (UTC)(link)
"Alternate universe transit, what fun. How does this work?"
"You come in here, I close the door, Bella opens the door, and it points to her world."
"Alright then." Chris steps inside, nodding politely to Klaudia when she sees her. Gloria closes the door.
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[personal profile] maggie_of_the_owls 2015-10-04 03:28 am (UTC)(link)
"What did you say this fellow's name was?" Chris asks, stepping through the door. She makes a face. "And where is he right now? Ick, this really is not a nice place, is it."
cross_and_bow: (d ~ eyeroll)

[personal profile] cross_and_bow 2015-10-04 03:29 am (UTC)(link)
"It's really not. Sorry about the mess. His name is Rupert Giles and he should be at home."
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[personal profile] maggie_of_the_owls 2015-10-04 03:30 am (UTC)(link)
With a twist in space, she vanishes.
And reappears outside a house.
She knocks on the door.
jellyinthemix: (⑨ librarian sensibilities)

[personal profile] jellyinthemix 2015-10-04 03:32 am (UTC)(link)
After a little less than half a minute, it opens.

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[personal profile] maggie_of_the_owls 2015-10-04 03:35 am (UTC)(link)
"Hello. My name is Dorothy Christina Archer, but I go by Chris. I'm a witch from a different universe which is currently connected to yours via a magic bar that my boss and also someone named Bella found. Apparently you know languages that it would be helpful for me to copy into her brain?"
jellyinthemix: (⑧ cuppa tea cuppa tea)

[personal profile] jellyinthemix 2015-10-04 03:39 am (UTC)(link)

He has to take a moment to process this.

Then he says, "...And how would you go about doing that?"
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[personal profile] maggie_of_the_owls 2015-10-04 03:41 am (UTC)(link)
"Magic. Do you need technical details?"
jellyinthemix: (⑪ oh dear)

[personal profile] jellyinthemix 2015-10-04 03:43 am (UTC)(link)
"I would very much like a clear idea of what my part in this process is meant to be."
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[personal profile] maggie_of_the_owls 2015-10-04 03:49 am (UTC)(link)
"I teleport you to the magic bar, you consent to having the contents of your head accessed for this one specific purpose, I copy it into my head, I copy it into her head. My boss explains how our universes are different and yours sucks, probably."
jellyinthemix: (⑥ one way or the other)

[personal profile] jellyinthemix 2015-10-04 03:56 am (UTC)(link)
"Have you any assurance that she genuinely sent you?"
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[personal profile] maggie_of_the_owls 2015-10-04 04:00 am (UTC)(link)
" Back in a tick, I'm going to get some." Teleport!
"Bella, your old person quite reasonably requires proof that you sent me before he'll let me teleport him places."
cross_and_bow: (c ~ smirk)

[personal profile] cross_and_bow 2015-10-04 04:03 am (UTC)(link)
"Well, if I move then we have a door problem..." Bella reaches into her bag and produces a notebook and a pen and writes Weird, huh? I can't claim to have longstanding personal contact with these folks or anything and if she tries to eat your face I withdraw my vouch but I did send her. -Bella She folds this up and hands it over.
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[personal profile] maggie_of_the_owls 2015-10-04 04:04 am (UTC)(link)
"Thanks." Teleport!
"She wrote me a note," Chris says, offering the folded paper.
jellyinthemix: (⑤ do go on)

[personal profile] jellyinthemix 2015-10-04 01:10 pm (UTC)(link)
He opens it.

He reads it.

"...Well, then. I suppose you may take me to Bella."

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