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  • #114109
    Rusted Knight
    @rusted-knight

    @kimlikesart I do not have all of Jeff Shaara’s books. Yet. I have his WWII books which start with The Rising Tide. Now he does have cussing in his books but it is not high tier so no F bombs. In the four books, the only modesty problem was a girl used by a sniper as bait. That act was not long and description was not much. Overall very good. On another note, I have taken a personality test. Came back INTJ.

    The Devil saw me with my head down and got excited. Then I said Amen

    #114123
    Kimmi
    @kimlikesart

    @rusted-knight

    Heyo, thanks for the warning on the books.

    (:

    Jominkreesa

    Passion = A Willingness To Suffer

    #114124
    Arindown (Gracie)
    @arindown

    @kimlikesart Nice!

    Tell me if I’m getting off with Teagan…I’m going to have to make Libby interact with him more.😝

    Btw, can you tell me a little more about Teagan? What time does he live in (got me curious because he mentioned Narnia)? Where does he live? Does he know America as it is today?

    And, does he smile a lot? I’m just wondering how I should make him act with Libby.

    Not all those who wander are lost.

    #114127
    Kimmi
    @kimlikesart

    @arindown

    He lives in today’s United States, or used to until the storm. Yes, he smiles a lot. He never fakes it, though he has many different smiles with many different meanings.  He has one for when he’s excited, about to teach someone a lesson, when he’s ashamed (he puts on false bravado), when he’s sad. When he’s angry his teeth ground, and his brows lower.

    He has nine siblings. Four older, five younger. The only one he has a connection with is his second to littlest sister Trya. To say the least, everyone in their family is at odds with each other. He hasn’t been home in a couple years.

    He never met his father. And he hates the man,.. and himself. Teagen’s generally not a good guy. He’s come close to one night stands, but never gone through with them. I suppose that, and his humor, are his greatest strengths.

    Jominkreesa

    Passion = A Willingness To Suffer

    #114129
    Kimmi
    @kimlikesart

    @arindown

    Oh, and he also sometimes thinks in poetry. And when trying to impress a girl he might speak a line. Then laugh at himself. He’s actually quite good, and thinks deeply (despite all the twinkling of his eyes). He likes being in control (of himself and what happens to him.)

    But he’s also crazy. Almost a complete paradox.

    ‘For the good that I would I do not: but the evil which I would not, that I do.’

    Jominkreesa

    Passion = A Willingness To Suffer

    #114130
    Arindown (Gracie)
    @arindown

    The Teagan guy was digging around in the lock with some sort of needle.

    “Hurry up.” Libby pushed a lock of wet, sticky hair off her cheek. She kept the gun pointed at the door. Just in case.

    “So,” He was still fumbling around. His voice sounded like he was grinning. “What’s your name?”

    Libby wondered if it was a good thing that he was smiling. “Umm…” Should I tell my real name? “Uh, Liberty.” She said.

    “Nice.” He sounded a little distracted. “How old are you, Liberty?”

    “74.” Somehow, a little grin slithered across her mouth. “Are you almost done?” She adjusted her legs. Her tail-bone was sore.

    “Possibly.” He answered her question. She heard him grunt in frustration. “Come on.

    “Come on what? Where?” She demanded.

    “Nothing. I’ve almost got it.” He sounded confident, but the pin was still clicking around inside the lock the same as before. “Do you live here?”

    “No.” Libby kicked the inside. At least there was still air, even if it was super hot and stuffy.

    “Stop kicking it.”

    “Okay.” She shifted again, frowning. “Do you live here?”

    “Nope. I live in the US…kinda.”

    “I live in Iowa.” She stated. She rubbed the back of her wrist across her nose. She had lowered her Nerf gun. “What does kinda mean?”

    He didn’t answer. There was a louder click. “There. Got it.” A crack of light appeared at the bottom of the door as he pulled it up.

    Libby fumbled for her Nerf Gun. She raised it, and squinted, blinking in the sudden light. “I have a gun.”

    Teagan laughed. He was face-level with her, kneeling on the floor. He shoved the brooch into his pocket. “Is the air out here better?”

    She glared at him. “Yes.” She tried not to look like she was panting. He didn’t seem threatening at the moment, so she pulled off her glasses and cleaned them with her t-shirt. She shoved them back on her nose.

    “I like your glasses.” He grinned, and shoved a hand through his dark hair.

    She wrinkled up her nose. “I hate them.” Now that she could see Teagan up close, and that he wasn’t chasing her, he didn’t seem nearly as terrifying. He was tanned, rough, and athletic looking, with curly hair, and eyes that sparked with mischief. He obviously liked kids…she could tell from his smile.

    And he smells like Ultimate Frisbee. Libby lowered her gun. Must be because we always play frisbee at the beach. His particular smell was sweat, sand, and open water.

    “Do you play football?” She demanded.

     


    @kimlikesart
    Thanks for telling me more about Teagan. I think him and Libby will get along great. Should we have them meet up with everyone else in the library?

    Not all those who wander are lost.

    #114134
    Beth Darlene
    @beth20

    @kimlikesart

    Sure, I’ll post it not on this thread and tag you and anyone else interested!

    Jominkreesa! For the weirdos who know what it means! 😉 I love you guys!

    #114135
    Kimmi
    @kimlikesart

    @arindown

    It was absolutely perfect except for one thing. Teagen doesn’t have any pockets. (:

    Sure, we can meet up with everyone else in the library. Or maybe we can go down that trap door, Teagen might tease her about being too scared to (if she is). But if she doesn’t want to, he won’t force her. If they go down, maybe there could be a secret entrance in the library and the pair can spy on all that’s left in the room without quite entering?

    Or they could explore down the hallways, and bump into Dharin and Isaac. Teagen will likely want to know where his companions from the beach are.

    He automatically gets tense, and on edge around any males he doesn’t know… and most he does.

    Do you have any ideas?

    Jominkreesa

    Passion = A Willingness To Suffer

    #114138
    Arindown (Gracie)
    @arindown

    @kimlikesart

    Ohh…forgot about the pocket. XD

    I think Libby wouldn’t mind the tunnel too much. She might be a little nervous.

    I think we’ll end up with Isaac and Dharin anyway. So might was well get there as fast as possible.

    Btw, I like how you made Teagan be so many opposites in some ways. I think it makes him more lovable.

    Not all those who wander are lost.

    #114140
    Beth Darlene
    @beth20

    Come on guys I’m bored lol!!


    @anne_the_noob14
    @tal and everyone else! I don’t feel like finding everyone’s tags haha!!!

    Jominkreesa! For the weirdos who know what it means! 😉 I love you guys!

    #114141
    Tal
    @tal

    @beth20 sorry. XD I’m just a little intimidated by having to go back and read all these messages that came out of nowhere.

    • This reply was modified 1 year, 4 months ago by Tal.

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    #114144
    Kimmi
    @kimlikesart

    “Do you play football?” She demanded.

    Teagen shook his head, a teasing grin on his face, “Nah, but I do like soccer…”

    Libby’s brows lowered, and seeing that she didn’t get the joke Teagen amended, “Not since I was a kid. It was fun.”

    She nodded, and looked around the room, “Now what?”

    The man copied the gesture and shrugged, “I don’t know. I suppose we should find the owner of this hunk of rocks, and ask him for a phone. Not to mention find my, um well, people.”

    “Family?” She cocked her head.

    “No. We were shipwrecked together you see, and,” Teagen waved a hand, “Ah never mind. We’ll find them when we find them.”  He then pushed to his feet with a slight groan. Then, turning to the girl held out a hand and gave her an exaggerated bow, “My lady Liberty,”

    She lifted her chin, eyes narrow. Take the hand, and play along with his game? Or not?


    @arindown

    Jominkreesa

    Passion = A Willingness To Suffer

    #114146
    Livi Ryddle
    @anne_the_noob14

    @everyone

    I’ll be taking a short break from here until either Sunday evening or Monday sometime! To spend time with family, nothing bad happened or anything lol. Just to let y’all know XD

    “Enough! Be quiet! I can’t hear myself think! I can’t hear my teeth chatter!"

    #114147
    Kimmi
    @kimlikesart

    @anne_the_noob14

    Have fun!


    @arindown

    Can I know more about Libby too? I’m scared I won’t portray her right. Does she warm up easily to people? Or does it take time?

    Does she talk a lot?

    Jominkreesa

    Passion = A Willingness To Suffer

    #114153
    Kimmi
    @kimlikesart

    “No. We were shipwrecked together you see, and,” Teagen waved a hand, “Ah never mind. We’ll find them when we find them.” He then pushed to his feet with a slight groan. Then, turning to the girl held out a hand and gave her an exaggerated bow, “My lady Liberty,”

    Her chin lifted, and her eyes narrowed on Teagen’s face. He swallowed hard, looking sheepishly into her eyes. Right when the sailor was about to raise his back, and suggest they just hurry on, she took his ruff hand and hopped to the floor. “Where do we go?”

    His black brows lifted slightly, and his throat suppressed a chuckle. Then in the voice of a herald, Teagen waved an arm and bowed once more, “I darn’t say a word of opinion my lady Liberty. But, if ye shall spare my pitiable life I should dare thy beautiful feet to go into yonder abyss beneath the floor.” He lifted a chin to her while giving her a closed-lip smile. Brows jumping up and down like an old cartoon character’s might.

    Her eyes surveyed him like her life depended on it, teeth chewing on the bottom corner of her cheek.

    “Then again,” He cleared his throat and straightened his broad shoulders. “You might just be an ordinary farmer girl from Idaho.”

    “Iowa.”

    “Right.” Teagen gave her a knowing look… Then he shook his head, “Let’s go, this room smells of must all a sudden.”

    “It’s your trap door.” The child murmured.

    His head cocked st her a moment. Then with a flared nose his bare feet padded over and bumped the wood plank. It fell shut with a loud bang.

    Teagen sighed when the deed was done, rubbing his hands against his thighs as he looked back to the girl who reminded him more and more of Tryna… eleven years ago. Man, did that make him feel old?

    “Who are you here with? I know you don’t live here (quite a sneaky answer by the way), but where are your parents?… Surely, wait,” I pointed at her, “are you related at all to the owners of this place? Visiting, and exploring the place perhaps? My stomach’s been growling for days, and any food would be welcome if you could lead to the kitchen?…maybe?”

    Her face was blank with a hint of shock. Her expression didn’t change, and his chest tightened, Teagen’s jaw clenching as he glanced about the room in bewilderment. “You don’t know any more about where we are than I…do you?” All his hair stood on end.


    @arindown
    (:

    Jominkreesa

    Passion = A Willingness To Suffer

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