Toys

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If we were going to pull this job off, we were going to need help; namely, two specific kinds of help: Tech support and weapons support. I’d mentioned that I had weapons stashed at my backup pad, but Acrylic reminded me of our earlier encounter and my woefully inadequate stock.

Acrylic waved his hand over one of the bricks where Rudy’s eyes were. “Rudy!” he intoned in a French accent, summoning him. “Nous avons besoin de mes jouets. Ouvrez au sous-sol, s’il vous plaĆ®t.”

“Comme vous voulez,” the wall-being replied. The brick wall opened on its downward hinge, forming a ramp as it had last time, but now it stopped short, instead opening to a ledge with a metal ladder, facing a narrow gap to the beginning of the staircase down to the main bunker.

“That’s new,” I remarked. “What’s down there?”

Acrylic flashed a smile. “My toys,” he answered. “I construct them myself, to various degrees. I kitbash.” He started down the ladder. “Let us equip ourselves. This sortie will necessitate atypical accoutrement.”

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  1. Ahfl_icon THX 0477

    I like how Acrylic is coming alive here, showing more verve and personality. Very amusing to picture him tinkering with weapons and other tech almost as a hobby. More, fun, fun stuff. So tempting to jump back in, if I had the time. I’ll try to keep up with the story and jump in when I can.

  2. Avatar ElshaHawk (LoA)

    Muahahaha! I love how you took them to Acrylic’s stash and his growing excitement and energy.

  3. Avatar ElshaHawk (LoA)

    bonus points for ‘kitbash’. It’s not a word I would have previously imagined Acrylic using.

  4. Avatar thebetweenspace

    Pure awesomeness!

  5. Avatar BARomero

    All right! We’re gearing up! I definitely like the idea that Acrylic kitbashes weapons.

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