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Old 07-26-2017, 02:04 PM   #55
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Originally Posted by Marion Ette View Post
Elevator (Patches, TKF, Brave Saix, PikaGod) – A pair of elevators bear the responsibility of ferrying trainers and Pokemon from one floor to the next. Though fairly spacious, the space is rather unremarkable – the walls and ceiling are mirrored if you need to check yourself (before you wreck yourself).

Available floors are BF, P1F, 1F, P2F, 2F, P3F, 3F and ROOF. There are also buttons for Open Door, Close Door and an EMERGENCY STOP button.

Jayson, who attempts to order Odysseus to disrupt the surveillance camera, is... well, caught on the surveillance camera the moment the disruptions become apparent. He's cut off by the sudden appearance of a rather stern-looking Alakazam in a Jirachi's Casino hat, who teleports in out of seemingly nowhere. Soon, Jayson experiences the feeling of his own body being made ethereal – being removed from this very plane of existence – only to reappear back in the lobby with his Magnemite. The guards have their eye on Jayson and Odysseus. Even so, the risk is not completely without reward – Lift 1 surveillance camera is Out of Order. Also, the preliminary trace reveals to Magnemite that the surveillance system is being controlled on a floor beneath the lobby. Odysseus, though visibly shaken, is stronger for the experience. Odysseus gains 1 level.

Sypher doesn't fare much better in the other lift – though his attempt at using the “EMERGENCY STOP” button does, indeed, stop the elevator between floors, it also encourages a ghostly Gengar Guard (a GenGuard?) to float through the walls and investigate the lift, grinning wide as he smashes the “2F” button hard in response to the supposed “emergency”. Though Jill is able to fly through a rather promising looking vent between 2F and P3F, her trainer plummets in the elevator with the cackling guard – though only a short distance, the jostling motion is thoroughly disorienting – though not nearly as bad as being unceremoniously thrown out of the elevator back into the lobby by an insane Gengar. The guards have their eye on Sypher. She will likely fly back some time later to give a full report to Sypher – if she can find him.

Melody, who is third to the elevator, tries to close the door as soon as she enters the space – only to find that the button is jammed. A throng of tourists enter the elevator – but given the presence of the guards, being surrounded by the din of other people works as a sort of camouflage. The throng is followed by the eager Patches, who presses every single button in the elevator... including the Emergency Stop. Both the Alakazam and the Gengar end up in the lift with Patches and Melody, rolling their eyes. Seems like the elevator attracts all the troublemakers... They seem to debate unceremoniously throwing Patches out, but decide to simply keep their eyes on her. She may serve as a temporary distraction... Though the lift she has boarded (Lift 2) still has an operating surveillance camera.

Jason and Sypher may attempt to board the elevator again, or may try their luck elsewhere.
So far, everything had been going perfectly for Patches. She couldn’t believe how lucky she was that she was getting to ride the elevator with so many people, she definitely picked the perfect time to board since she loved being in crowded places. She even got a bonus when she pressed the emergency stop and it caused the two Jirachi hat wearing guards to ride along as well. She couldn’t help but feel an urge to press it again in hopes that even more Jirachi hat wearing Pokemon would get on too but decided to resist since she wasn’t sure if any more could even fit.

Her Pikachu, Mio, who was riding on her shoulder couldn’t help but feel frustrated at her trainer and is just hoping that they can make some progress on whatever floor they end up on. Patches notices that everyone is being very quiet which she finds odd considering there are so many people and Pokemon in one place. “Isn’t everyone having a great time?” She says in an attempt to break the silence. She stands there waiting for a response and none seems to come so instead she just stares at the adorable hats on the Gengar and Alakazam’s heads while imagining what one would look like on her Charmander back home. “Mio, I think I want to ride this as long as possible so I’m probably not going to get off until the last stop.” She says to her companion. Mio looks at the buttons and figures that means that they might end up on the roof at that point. Since they don’t really have a specific place to start in mind, that might actually work out to their advantage so Mio decides to not protest and continues to wait.

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