The Steamboat Massacre

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"Just driving away that creepy Professor, if you will," Cinnamon explained politely. "I don't want him around my cabin either. Something very wrong with him." He finishes with the sage and throws it away.

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*His stern look fades, and he smiles* Yeah, that guy's a bit off. Well, that's being generous... I'm still wondering how he got back into his wheelchair...

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((sorry, i was 'writing another letter))

"Oooh, isn't this just fascinating? Why, I see no harm in this at all captain, I'll have you know i'm a fellow Baptist, the crazy loon of a professor runs some sort of cult" Digging around in her purse she found the pamphlet and offered the ripped up peice of paper to the captain "He gave this to me but I tried to dispose of it, you may have it if you wish."

Sipping her tea she waited for a moment and looked at the cards Curiously "i'm sorry my dear, Did I interrupt your card game?"

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*Takes the pamphlet* Here, I'll dispose of that for you. *Smiles as he tosses it into a wastebasket*

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"No, dear," Alexander said kindly, "The cards are the reading. I can do other things, like the tea leaves, but I'd rather have the cards. Do you care to have your cards read, my lady?"

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Geraldine looked at the tea she was drinking as he spoke of tea leaves

"My, this tea is delicious, Jasmine you say? I'll have to get some after the trip. If they're for the reading then yes, I've never had my cards read before." Remembering her manners she took off her hat and blushed as she realized she had left every single curler in her hair

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"We'll use a traditional ten card spread, then." Cinnamon said. He gathered his cards up and shuffled them. He waited, then tapped them on the table three times, and began to deal.

"So, Lady Geraldine, let's see what your future holds. Your signifier card is the three of wands, the card of alliances. It shows two staffs standing tall with a third staff on the opposite side, while a man watches the ocean. Whom, prey tell, waits for you when this trip is over?"

"Oh dear," Cinnamon sighed, "The crossing card is not good. It is Death. Someone has it in for you on this trip, my lady. Watch your back at all times."

"The third card is the reversed Queen of swords, a strong-willed woman who is not above using her tongue and her wits to defeat anyone she chooses to. I believe this is a warning for you, though I don't quite understand how. Have you argued with someone lately?"

"The next card is the sun, a card of great joy. But, is it your joy or someone else's? Reversed King of swords, the logical, unfeeling man. Someone here stands to gain from you being harmed, my lady. I suggest you trust no one for the remainder of the trip."

"The marketplace card, the ten of coins, shows up here. Knight of wands reversed. Watch your things closely, my lady. Someone here is attempting to take what belongs to you; someone close to you."

"Oh my word," Cinnamon gasped, turning the eighth card. "The page of cups, the one who sees visions in a cup. Now that I've warned you about a threat of danger, whomever seeks to harm you will try for me, too. This concludes our reading, my lady. I am not leaving my cabin again without armed escourt," Cinnamon nodded to the man in the room, "And I strongly suggest, my lady, you do the same. This concludes the reading. I will not look any further, thank you."

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Geraldine went along with it, and when Alexander stopped with the 8th card she counted simply and looked him in the eye

"My dear boy, I'm sure you know how to count, there are only 8 cards here, you promised a 'ten card spread'. After all, what harm could two more cards do?" Geraldine didn't seem to understand the cards at all, this being her first reading obviously wasn't taking this that seriously, though she would keep an eye out for any suspicious goings on and keep her purse locked in the office safe at night along with her brooch and diary, she wasn't about to let some no good theif steal her belongings.

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"Okay, two more cards," Cinnamon sighed, "But that is it! The eight of coins, the card of craft. Odd, I sense someone preparing something. Reversed ace of wands, the card of bad news and a severe lack of change. Something very bad is going to happen soon. There, you have your ten cards. Hopefully, you take my advice. Beyond that, I'm still not going to leave my cabin without protection. And yes, it was Jasmine tea."

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Geraldine nodded and scooped up the ten cards

"Well if you insist my dear boy." With a courtious smile Geraldine put her hat back on and slipped the ten cards into her purse and stood holding her hand out to shake Alexander's hand,

"You know, you have the same first name as my gra- erm Body gaurd, but I call him Peter. Well I must be off, I have to get these curlers out of my hair and take my mid-morning nap! Ta tah!" With that Geraldine left the room and once out of sight of the two she resumed her usual 'sour' appearance, finding it a waste of time on the silly cards

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*Wheels back in*




Did you guys come to the conclusion that the purple possum is the right path?



As you can see, yesterday night was Wednseday, meaning I had to go sacrifice blood for the hungry possum!

*holds up bloody rubber gloves*

Don't worry I only used an unsignificant passing by bird.
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I don't really want to know about your, um, personal life Professor whatever.
Well , Mr. Cinnamon, it looks like that little leaf of yours did you no good. *Chuckles* I guess you should have tried locking the door. Oh, you asked about an "armed escort". Well, we don't have an armory onboard. But I can get a, um, bellhop to follow you around, if you want.

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"That's uh," Cinnamon hissed to the Professor. "Interesting. Anyone else care for a reading? It can't be as bad as the lady's was. And I appriciate the bellhop idea, Sir."

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Reading? Sure, Why not? *Grinning like his does on his inventory screen he waltzes over to Dietrich and kicks him out the door, then closes it, and locks it with his master key*

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"Very well," Cinnamon smiled. The seven of wands, the battle card. This card shows a man high on a hill, with a staff, defending himself from six people below him trying to attack him with staffs.

The nine of coins reversed, the garden card. Something very bad is coming here, I can feel it. The garden's peace and quiet, meaning the ship's, is going to be shattered. But how?

The chariot card. Usually refers to vehicles, such as boats. Beware of sabotage and electrical shorts. I suspect the power might go down, or the navigation system. Just a warning, sir.

The reversed high priestess. Too much hidden, too many secrets. This is not good at all. Confirmed, Sir, the reversed three of cups. No reason to celebrate after tonight. In fact, I suspect there may be three horrible accidents onboard soon.

The reversed judgement card? No, I am not going to tell you what this card suggests. Someone here is bent on doing evil, and beyond that, I shall not say.

The six of cups, the card of childhood and memories. What does this mean to you, Sir?

Queen of Swords again? This is the card that turned up with Geraldine. Protect her, Sir, I am quite certain she is involved in this whole affair. Scoff if she likes, but I see what I see.

Knight of swords, someone will rush headlong into a rage and do something rather drastic. I believe this refers to the Professor, but I cannot be sure. It could refer as well to the man Geraldine mentioned travelling with her. Had I known that during the reading, well . . .

Reversed King of wands. Be strict with everyone, Sir. Do not allow anyone any favors because somebody here is going to take advantage. I suggest staff watch all of us, like hawks.

The tower. Evil and disaster, great, grave danger. Make sure the radio is working so you can have the coast guard here at once for any thing. Anything. That does it, Sir. I'm going to bed. Care for more tea?"

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*Wheels away from Suite 325 after slipping an important letter under the door.*


Hopefully I will not ave to deal wive dat badger again!


*Wheels along the deck, as he sips a buttergin*



Hmmmmmmmmm...........I hav a plan!! Ach Wilhelm Ihr ein großes *beep* Genie!
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'Note to self...break the old man's hand.' Peter thought, dusting himself off as of the whip had been something disgusting. He wondered possibly if the wheel-chair physco and the fortune offer was linked. There was only one way to find out and Peter, reluctantly, decided that it was better now than ever as he headed toward Room 312 feeling albeit lost but finding it after a few minutes worth of looking. He paused when he heard voices and considered knocking on the door. 'Waste of time...I'd bet betetr off drinking right now.'
Geez, you people never post when I'm here waiting for replies but as soon as I leave it's one post after another.

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I......I see your thirsty Herr Peters.....
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People in the room or not, Peter turned on Wilheim with a grimace.
"Ofcourse, but I'd rather take my tea and alcohol with better company." Clentching a fist for a moment and staring at Wilheim, Peter merely put his hands on the armrest of the wheelchair while kicking on the wheelchair's breaks with a workboot as he spoke lowly. "Bother someone else for once, I'm not in the mood for your games."

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Geraldine put on her reading glasses, and leaned in closer to the Safe's dial the numbers were so small.... was that a five or a seven...

"Blast, I'll never be able to read these numbers, I'll just get Peter to open it for me when he gets back. Where is that boy anyway?" Geraldine hmphed some and finished her second glass of Dolcetto d'Alba and walked into her room of the deluxe suite. Changing her regular clothes for her sleeping gown, a rather simple purple cotton gown that reached down below her ankles almost to the floor, getting a glass of water she removed the curlers and then put them back in more properly dipping her fingers in the water for each curler. Once done Geraldine put on her sleeping cap (sort of like those shower caps but only cotton) and sat in an arm chair reading her most recently aquired romance novel

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