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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: (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.

maggie_of_the_owls: (Default)

[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?"
maggie_of_the_owls: (Default)

[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."
maggie_of_the_owls: (Default)

[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?"
maggie_of_the_owls: (Default)

[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."
maggie_of_the_owls: (Default)

[personal profile] maggie_of_the_owls 2015-10-04 07:38 pm (UTC)(link)
jellyinthemix: (⑪ oh dear)

[personal profile] jellyinthemix 2015-10-04 07:40 pm (UTC)(link)
Giles looks around with a slightly dubious expression as he steps into the magical bar.

"Hello," he says to Bella. "Your note was very convincing."
cross_and_bow: (c ~ smirk)

[personal profile] cross_and_bow 2015-10-04 11:36 pm (UTC)(link)
"I didn't overdo the being-characteristically-myself? You did not see in that note a caricature of my genuine personality clearly indicating duress or forgery?"
jellyinthemix: (⑤ do go on)

[personal profile] jellyinthemix 2015-10-04 11:53 pm (UTC)(link)
"No, it seemed perfectly normal."
cross_and_bow: (b ~ smug)

[personal profile] cross_and_bow 2015-10-04 11:54 pm (UTC)(link)
"Good, 'cause I wrote it."