~Sunday, March 25, 1928~

YarnKittymon: LB: ::sitting on the stage, sighing:: So, what's the best way to get everyone here and trick them into helping me move furniture?
YarnKittymon: DN: Why don't you just have Becky go get them?
YarnKittymon: LB: ::smirks:: I'd have to know where she is first. ::sighs:: Maybe they'll just show up...
YarnKittymon: DN: ::looks up at Libby, then pounces his own tail::
YarnKittymon: DN: ::looks up at Libby:: You're silly. They can't come if they don't know you want them to.
YarnKittymon: LB: I know...::frowns suddenly, then shrugs:: I suppose Erin and Alex don't even know...
Griffchook: ER: ::appears in the doorway looking pale and obviously distraught. Looks around nervously then walks towards Libby::
YarnKittymon: LB: ::smiles to see Erin, then frowns again; quietly::...or maybe she does...
Griffchook: ER: Sorry, I don't even know why I'm here...I was actually looking for Ethan. I kinda hoped that he might be here?
Griffchook: ER: ::swaying as she talks:: I didn't know where else to look
YarnKittymon: LB: ::shakes her head:: I was hoping he'd be here too, but I guess we'll have to track him down ourselves.
SquirtLaWort: EM: ::walk into the freakshow:: Libby?
Griffchook: ER: ::jumps:: Ethan!
YarnKittymon: LB: ::smiles weakly:: She's more excited to see you than I am...should I be jealous?
SquirtLaWort: EM: ::suprized to see Erin there..:: Hey Erin :: smiles at Libby::
Griffchook: ER: ::walks right up to Ethan and asks him quietly:: Ethan, I really need to talk you ::holds his arm and points towards Libby makeshift bedroom:: In there... ::desperatley:: Please!
YarnKittymon: LB: ::looks at the both of them rather anxiously, then sits back down on the stage:: Go ahead...
SquirtLaWort: EM: ::Nods:: Alright..
Griffchook: ER: ::walks into Libby's room::
Quantum Catz: BM: ::teleports into the room and looks at Libby uncertainly:: Hi
YarnKittymon: : ::there's some sheets on the floor, folded in a corner, and some suitcases, and that's about it::
YarnKittymon: LB: ::smiles:: Good afternoon, Becky.
YarnKittymon: DN: ::looks up:: Hi!
SquirtLaWort: EM: What's wrong Erin?
Griffchook: ER: ::closes the door and leans with her back against it. Is still pale and is shaking:: I'm sorry, but I didn't know who else to talk to...I couldn't talk to Libby
Quantum Catz: BM: How u doing?
Griffchook: ER: Yesterday...my power. I saw everything.
SquirtLaWort: EM: ::looks at her, conserned:: What did you see?
YarnKittymon: LB: ::stretches:: My back hurts, but hopefully I'll get a bed or two in today...
Griffchook: ER: Water, lots and lots of water...green, bubbles. ::talking without taking breaths:: Then black, and I thought - I thought....Oh! I had seen to much death already... ::burys her head in her hands::
Quantum Catz: BM: ::smiles, looking slightly relieved:: So you're not upset about your mum?
YarnKittymon: LB: ::looks down, hands in her lap; softly:: A little...but I shouldn't've expected any more from her...::shakes her head, looking up at Becky:: What are you going to do with yourself now?
SquirtLaWort: EM: ::frowns:: You mean you saw.. when Libby almost drowned the other day?
Quantum Catz: BM: ::shrugs:: Might as well stick around here with you ::grins::
YarnKittymon: LB: ::looks a bit surprised:: Really? I thought...::looks down::...I won't be able to buy things for you anymore...
Griffchook: ER: ::wipes her eyes and looks up at Ethan:: Yes, and then I saw you, you looked so upset, and Becky...Becky was crying.
SquirtLaWort: EM: ::looks at the ground:: It was really horrible.. that day. I'm so sorry you had to experiance it to..
Quantum Catz: BM: So? I don't need you to buy me things, Libby
YarnKittymon: LB: ::smiles weakly:: I came from such a different world...I'm going to have to learn to think differently, I'm afraid...
Griffchook: ER: For so many years I have denyed my power, for this very reason. I thought when I met Libby that it would be a fresh start for my power, to explore it further
Quantum Catz: BM: ::grins:: You'll get used to it - I'll help you
SquirtLaWort: EM: ::looks up at her:: I didn't know that your power was so bad. ::sighs:: I guess it's not getting any better either, are you thinking of leaving then?
Griffchook: ER: ::covers her face again:: I'll have to. I can't go on like this - inviting misery into my life with each freakshow performance. I can't do it ::winces:: and Libby will be so disappointed. How can I tell her?
YarnKittymon: LB: ::laughs:: Thank you, Becky. If we work hard enough, we might be able to save enough to go to Luna Park or Dreamland someday...
SquirtLaWort: EM: ::shakes his head:: Libby hasn't been feeling good you know that. Maybe it's not such a good idea to tell her right now. Perhaps it would be better if I told her later.
Griffchook: ER: ::takes a few deep breaths:: I know, and I know this is very selfish of me - but I was so frightened.
Quantum Catz: BM: ::dismissively:: They're just theme parks - there's loads of fun stuff you can do without spending money
YarnKittymon: LB: ::laughs, smirking:: And you're not old enough for most of them...::sobers, more quietly:: But I had hoped to take you. I suppose Coney's much more exciting in the time you're from, but there must be something quaint and charming about the park the way it is now...
SquirtLaWort: EM: I understand, but I don't think Libby will take it very well after all that's happened.
Griffchook: ER: ::sighs:: I'll give it a few weeks, but I can't honestly believe I'll stay on after that.
Griffchook: ER: ::smiles back weakly:: I'm being awfully selfish, aren't I? I mean, you were actually there - and your not running away.
SquirtLaWort: EM: It would be pretty mean for me to leave her right now, besides I like it here.
Griffchook: ER: ::smiles:: Yeah, me too.
Quantum Catz: BM: I didn't really like my time much - it's better here
YarnKittymon: LB: ::sighs:: You're probably right. Even Coney's not as nice as it used to be, today...but I still can't help but hope that things will get better someday...
SquirtLaWort: EM: After Jasmine left I got worried about the freak show but I think we can make it a really good show.
Griffchook: ER: Your right. ::takes another deep breath and opens the door:: Well, the show must go on - and I haven't even got my costume yet ::forces a laugh:: Thank you, Ethan.
Quantum Catz: BM: ::shrugs:: They probably will - i was just too much of a wimp to stick around to find out.
YarnKittymon: LB: ::smiles at Becky, then looks up anxiously as Erin leaves the room::
SquirtLaWort: EM: ::smiles and winks at Erin:: No problem.
Griffchook: ER: ::walks out of the room and smiles at Libby:: Sorry about that, I'm alright now. ::claps her hands:: So, where's my costume then?
YarnKittymon: LB: ::still looks rather concerned:: I'll get it. ::goes to the back room and brings back a costume, handing it to Erin::
Griffchook: ER: ::sees Becky:: Oh hi, you're here too?
Quantum Catz: BM: Yep, hiya
SquirtLaWort: EM: ::waves at Becky:: Hey kid, how you doing?
Quantum Catz: BM: Okay
YarnKittymon: LB: ::keeps her eyes on Erin, still looking worried::
Griffchook: ER: ::holds up the costume. It's dark blue with a sprinkling of silver sequines and comes with a silvery shawl:: Oh, it's beautiful! I have to try it on!
YarnKittymon: LB: ::rather subdued:: I'm glad you like it. Do try it on.
Griffchook: ER: ::notices Libby's look. Glances at Ethan. Whispers to Libby:: I really am sorry, it's just that my power and, you know. Yesterday.
YarnKittymon: LB: ::cringes; shakes her head; softly:: I'm so sorry, Erin...
Griffchook: ER: ...but it's fine. I wasn't going to say anything, but. I felt I had to.
YarnKittymon: LB: ::shakes her head again:: You didn't *look* fine, Erin.
Griffchook: ER: I know, but I talked to Ethan and, I'm alright now.
Griffchook: ER: It's YOU I was worried about.
YarnKittymon: LB: ::softly:: I had hoped you hadn't seen...::quickly shakes her head:: I'm all right now, Erin, I promise.
Griffchook: ER: ::smiles:: Then you have to believe me when I say I am too.
YarnKittymon: LB: ::smiles, then frowns:: Do you ever see other people...in trouble?
Griffchook: ER: Not since... ::hesitates:: not for a long time, no.
YarnKittymon: LB: ::looks at the floor for a moment, then back up, trying to sound more cheerful:: Why don't you try on your costume?
Griffchook: ER: Yeah, good idea. Wont be a minute! ::dashes off to get changed::
YarnKittymon: LB: ::looks up at Ethan for a moment, then back down::
SquirtLaWort: EM: ::walks over to Libby smiles:: How are you today?
YarnKittymon: LB: ::smiles weakly:: All right. Worried.
SquirtLaWort: EM: You'll be alright.. Don't worry.
YarnKittymon: LB: ::puts her arm around him:: I know *I'll* be all right...::smirks:: You want to help me move today?
SquirtLaWort: EM: ::puts his arm around her:: Your moving? That's great news! Of course I'll help.
Griffchook: ER: ::steps out into the room wearing her costume. twirls about a few times dragging her shawl through the air behind her. See's Libby with her arm around Ethan so asks Becky instead:: Hey, check it out! Whaddya think Becky?
YarnKittymon: LB: ::laughs sheepishly at Ethan:: Don't get too excited; I'll just be living in the back room...*half* the back room, if I get a partition up...::looks up at Erin, smiling:: You look splendid.
Quantum Catz: BM: Yeah, it looks good
Griffchook: ER: ::does another twirl for Libby:: Thank you so much, I love it!
SquirtLaWort: EM: That looks beautiful Erin.
Griffchook: ER: ::does a theatrical bow:: Why thank you kind sir, and for my next trick... ::grins at Libby:: Yup, I think it just might do ::winks::
YarnKittymon: LB: ::smiles:: You look wonderful. All the young men will be happy to see you...
Griffchook: ER: ::blushes:: Hmmm, just make sure Raymond doesn't come watch.
SquirtLaWort: EM: ::laughs:: I don't think we can keep him away.
YarnKittymon: LB: I don't know; his money's as silver as anyone else's...what if we charge him double?
Griffchook: ER: ::laughs:: Double? Then I guess that would be alright then.
YarnKittymon: LB: ::looks down, frowning:: But I was thinking...
Griffchook: ER: What?
YarnKittymon: LB: ::looks up:: If we wanted to have a few times a day when people could pay extra to actually *meet* the acts...it might bring in more money...
Griffchook: ER: Wow, wait a minute...you mean like a private showing?
YarnKittymon: LB: Well, that's not exactly what I meant...I mean, some of you might be so dazzling, people might want to actually talk with you...
YarnKittymon: : ::Ethan suddenly disappears::
YarnKittymon: LB: ::looks a little startled, then sighs:: Though perhaps no one would want to pay to meet *me*...
Griffchook: ER: ::laughs:: Don't be stupid! I saw your costume lying in your room. It must look gorgeous on!
YarnKittymon: LB: ::laughs:: I wasn't worried about *that*...but who would pay for the privelege of disappearing...?
Quantum Catz: BM: Oh, come on, disappearing isn't that bad - i do it all the time
YarnKittymon: LB: ::laughs:: Well, perhaps if someone was in trouble with the police, or perhaps his wife...
Griffchook: ER: Yeah, but you don't lose time too, do you?
YarnKittymon: LB: I don't know what you mean...
Griffchook: ER: I was talking to Becky. When she teleports...does she lose time too?
Quantum Catz: BM: Well i can travel through time if i want, but i guess it isn't exactly the same as what Libby does to people - although i still don't see what the big deal is
Griffchook: ER: Well, you can come back again. People Libby transports can't. Is that right Libby?
YarnKittymon: LB: They'll come back; they just can't pick when...
Griffchook: ER: Think how much a person would pay to have a few years knocked off a long prison sentance? Or to get over a bad illness. I really think you're on to something there Libby ::winks::
YarnKittymon: LB: ::smiles slightly:: Perhaps I'll learn to control it, then...
Griffchook: ER: Yeah, if only you could be precise about where you landed them. Heh, but by then they'll have paid, imagine trying to explain that one if they come looking for a refund ::giggles, and looks thoughtful for a while::
YarnKittymon: LB: I'd settle for being precise about the length of time they were gone for. Or even not sending my friends away for hours...
Quantum Catz: BM: You'll probably work it out one day, i mean what's the point of having powers if they're impossible to control?
Griffchook: ER: But seriously, I'm sure you'll find some people interested. I thought it would be me with the bigger problem. I mean, who wants to pay to have a stranger seeing through their eyes?
YarnKittymon: LB: ::soberly:: I wonder if there's a way to stop you from keeping those links, though...I'm worried about that...
Griffchook: ER: I know. This is very new for me. I know that the link weakens with time - but as I stopped using my power entirely for a while, I have no idea how long it takes.
YarnKittymon: LB: Still...it's not good for you...
Griffchook: ER: It's been years, but I know that they do stop. The only other person I ever linked with was a friend back in England. I couldn't view from her now even if I tried.
YarnKittymon: LB: I wonder if you could consciously shorten that time...
Griffchook: ER: Don't worry though, as I said before, I'm working on it ::smiles:: Exactly, all I need to do isfind a way to decrease that time.
YarnKittymon: LB: ::smiles:: And maybe if I concentrate hard enough I can make Ethan come back, too.
Quantum Catz: BM: Makes me glad i've got complete control over *my* powers
Griffchook: ER: Yeah, not fair. And your only ten, how do you do it? ::sigh::
YarnKittymon: LB: ::after a moment:: I'm thinking of starting the show next week. How far are you on the signs?
Griffchook: ER: Oh, yeah. I brought them the week you weren't here. ::touches her hand to her forehead:: Urgh, I forgot to bring them. I'll have them for you next week.
YarnKittymon: LB: ::smiles:: Wonderful. I doubt we'll have much of an audience in the off season, but we might be lucky.
Griffchook: ER: Heh, no problem. With my posters they'll be flocking from far off lands ::smiles proudly::
YarnKittymon: LB: ::laughs, then sobers:: I'd love to put them up to advertise off Coney, but it would be so expensive...
Griffchook: ER: ::ponders this for a moment:: Well, I could do you a deal on the printing. I do work for the company after all ::grins::
YarnKittymon: LB: That's very kind, Erin. If the show makes enough money, I'll take you up on that...
Griffchook: ER: Oh, it will. Plus, we have Alex. Burn down a few building and you'll have national publicity ::smirks::
YarnKittymon: LB: ::nods, smiling:: Yes. If he shows up, at any rate.
Griffchook: ER: Of course he will. He loves you really ::winks:: What's his costume like anyway?
Quantum Catz: BM: ::grins:: Ah, Alex the angel of death
Griffchook: ER: Oh, so he's not orange and sparkly then?
YarnKittymon: LB: ::smiles:: Actually, if someone DOES get hurt at the show, people might think it's more exciting...
Griffchook: ER: Exactly, that's half the reason people ride the roller-coasters ::shivers::
YarnKittymon: LB: Roller coasters don't scare me...much...
Quantum Catz: BM: They don't scare me at all - they're fun!
YarnKittymon: LB: I wouldn't have quite so much fun if they weren't a little scary...
Griffchook: ER: Well, saying that, I've never actually been on one ::shrugs::
YarnKittymon: LB: Perhaps we can remedy that someday.
Griffchook: ER: Yeah, seems like I'll be spending a lot of time at Coney ::smiles::
YarnKittymon: DN: ::yawns, looking up at the group::
Griffchook: ER: ::startled:: Oh, I'd forgotten you were here.
YarnKittymon: DN: ::looks down:: Sorry. I don't got much to talk about.
Griffchook: ER: No, don't be sorry! It's a good thing you are actually, there's something I need to say. ::clears her throat:: Ah hem, I'm not very good at apologies but - Daniel, I'm sorry I treated you so nastily when we first met.
YarnKittymon: DN: ::tilts his head, mrowing:: What do you mean? You didn't hit me or nothing!
Griffchook: ER: ::deep breath:: I mean about the things I said to you...I was too quick to judge you.
YarnKittymon: DN: ::surprised:: Oh. ::looks at her, eyes wide:: No one's ever apologized to me for what they said before.
Griffchook: ER: ::equally surprised:: They haven't? Oh, well. I hope you accept this one ::smiles::
YarnKittymon: DN: ::sits up, grinning, looking at Erin's hands:: Accept what?
Griffchook: ER: ::rolls her eyes:: Urgh, the apology! Accept the apology!
Quantum Catz: BM: ::giggles::
YarnKittymon: DN: ::tail twitches, looking rather puzzled::
Griffchook: ER: ::massages her forehead:: I wish I'd never bothered ::exasperated sigh::
YarnKittymon: DN: ::looks down:: Sorry.
Griffchook: ER: Oh no, I didn't mean it...
Griffchook: ER: ::helplessly:: Gwah...Becky, you seem to understand each other - explain, please!
Quantum Catz: BM: She wants you to forgive her for being mean, Dan. You don't have to say sorry to *her*
YarnKittymon: DN: ::looks puzzled for a moment more before his eyes light up in recognition:: Oh! ::looks at Erin:: I forgive you! But I don't know why you wanted me to; you're not mean.
Griffchook: ER: ::confused:: Well, thanks...I guess.
Quantum Catz: ER: ::smiles:: As long as there are no hard feelings.
YarnKittymon: DN: ::ponders that for about thirty seconds:: No. It's hard to be sad and mad so I don't like to be. And I don't have to be now that I'm here!
Griffchook: ER: Yeah, it's hard to be misreable when you're in a freakshow ::smiles unconvincingly::
YarnKittymon: DN: ::tail twitches:: Really? I'm just happy because everyone's nice and likes me here.
Griffchook: ER: Well, that too I suppose.
YarnKittymon: DN: Rarif likes it too!
Griffchook: ER: ::studies Rarif carefully:: Hmm, how can you tell?
YarnKittymon: DN: ::pauses:: I dunno. ::more brightly:: But he wags his tail more! When he's awake.
Griffchook: ER: ::nods:: I'm glad he's happy too. How long have you known Rarif?
YarnKittymon: DN: I got him last year. ::grimaces:: My owners wanted me to kill him.
Griffchook: ER: Kill him? That's terrible!
YarnKittymon: DN: They thought it'd be a good show. ::looks rather angry, then suspicious, his ears back:: You guys won't make me do that?
Quantum Catz: BM: Of course we won't
YarnKittymon: LB: ::shakes her head seriously:: I wouldn't want that kind of thing in my show anyway. *Our* show.
Griffchook: ER: Safe, happy, family viewing ::grins:: I'm not sure Alex fits any of those requirements actually.
YarnKittymon: LB: Well, *he's* certainly happy--most of the time, anyway.
Griffchook: ER: Well, just got to work on the other two and your sorted ::winks::
YarnKittymon: LB: ::after a pause:: Well, if it's all the same to you, I'm going to try to make *my* act safe. Or into an act, for that matter--at least until Ethan returns...
Griffchook: ER: He's probably at home by now. Prehaps you should call and check?
YarnKittymon: LB: ::shrugs:: He disappeared; I don't know if he's gone somewhere else or not...
Quantum Catz: ER: Well, you know Ethan. It's not like he'll hold it against you ::smiles reassuringly:: Look, I gotta go now. I'll bring the posters next week. ::quietly:: And I'm sorry about this morning.
YarnKittymon: LB: ::shakes her head quickly:: It's not your fault...I'd be worried if you *hadn't* cared...I'm just sorry you had to see it...
Quantum Catz: ER: Look, forget it, right? Oh! I'd better get changed ::laughs::
Quantum Catz:
LB: ::smiles:: I'd thought you were going to go promote the show a week early...
Quantum Catz:
ER: ::grins:: Not likely! Prehaps you could get Alex to though? ::winks then rushes to get changed. Then runs to the door with her shoe laces still undone:: Bye Libby, see you Becky! ::dashes off down the street::


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