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Blondemaverick
Joined Aug 14, 2017
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Downtown Platinum
Updated Jun 22, 2018
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There's a whole world just under the skin of ours. It is a seductive place where the color of your hair garners you inherent power over the minds and bodies of those that answer to it. It is a vassal state with dubious morals and even darker appeal... It is a game to those who play in it... and a slaughterhouse to those who do not.

Welcome to Downtown. You answer to the Platinum.

Caerwyn Adams has empathetic dystrophy.She simply doesn't react to situations like "normal folk should". If you told her she would be running for her life from a cabal of cannibals, get shot at by a gangster's right-hand assassin, and meet a gorgeous Hollywood singer within the next twenty-four hours, she would sigh.

When it rains, it pours, after all. If it can go wrong, it will.

And since she's running with a washed-up solo artist like Dante Castiago--who is basically a magnet for ridiculous happenings, by simply existing, he insists--the two of them are bound to attract all sorts of attention, good and bad.

However, there are some things the disavowed celebrity doesn't know about Caera... She's got secrets almost as dark as the shady players after them, but since she was caught in the crossfire meant for him, she has made it her personal goal to undermine their efforts... even if she may have far more to lose than he in the end.

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Downtown Platinum

There's a whole world just under the skin of ours. It is a seductive place where the color of your hair garners you inherent power over the minds and bodies of those that answer to it. It is a vassal state with dubious morals and even darker appeal... It is a game to those who play in it... and a slaughterhouse to those who do not.

Welcome to Downtown. You answer to the Platinum.

Caerwyn Adams has empathetic dystrophy.She simply doesn't react to situations like "normal folk should". If you told her she would be running for her life from a cabal of cannibals, get shot at by a gangster's right-hand assassin, and meet a gorgeous Hollywood singer within the next twenty-four hours, she would sigh.

When it rains, it pours, after all. If it can go wrong, it will.

And since she's running with a washed-up solo artist like Dante Castiago--who is basically a magnet for ridiculous happenings, by simply existing, he insists--the two of them are bound to attract all sorts of attention, good and bad.

However, there are some things the disavowed celebrity doesn't know about Caera... She's got secrets almost as dark as the shady players after them, but since she was caught in the crossfire meant for him, she has made it her personal goal to undermine their efforts... even if she may have far more to lose than he in the end.

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BCA - Short Stories
Updated Jun 13, 2018
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Things Go Bump In The Night...

BCA Short Storiescollects cannon stories set in the BCA universe. ***Some may contain SPOILERS for "Badar Consultant Agency"***

[ Brackets = What it's like ]

"The Red Whetstone" - Rani, a non-blooded vampire, travels to Dareklind where she hopes to restore her lover, Kodian. Unfortunately for her, Jude Holland is the only blood mage available to take on the job. The angelic vampire might be the answer to her prayers... or he might be Kodian's undoing. [ Like The Eagle (2011), but with boobs. ]

"Greye Areas" - Collin Greye enjoys a delightfully relaxed Italian vacation with his mom, Queenie, staving off vampires, fairies, and werewolves... all while trying to keep the truth of the underworld from his matron's delicate attentions. [ Like In Bruges (2008), but with a sassy mom instead of a sassy assassin mentor. ]

"Vivian Monroe in the Piss" - Monty is an alcoholic PI with a bad habit of killing her marks. She's heading off the deep end and knows it. Before she takes the plunge, she makes a call to The Dude Ranch, owned by the sensual hostess, Alexandra Winslow, and hopes that the spiritualist can exorcise the demon that's been on her back since her time as a mercenary stationed in Mardenhar. [ Like The Maltese Falcon (1941)and The Rite (2011)had a really slutty baby. ]

[Badar Consultant Agency's mainline is (c) Blondemaverick 2017-2018]

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BCA - Short Stories

Things Go Bump In The Night...

BCA Short Storiescollects cannon stories set in the BCA universe. ***Some may contain SPOILERS for "Badar Consultant Agency"***

[ Brackets = What it's like ]

"The Red Whetstone" - Rani, a non-blooded vampire, travels to Dareklind where she hopes to restore her lover, Kodian. Unfortunately for her, Jude Holland is the only blood mage available to take on the job. The angelic vampire might be the answer to her prayers... or he might be Kodian's undoing. [ Like The Eagle (2011), but with boobs. ]

"Greye Areas" - Collin Greye enjoys a delightfully relaxed Italian vacation with his mom, Queenie, staving off vampires, fairies, and werewolves... all while trying to keep the truth of the underworld from his matron's delicate attentions. [ Like In Bruges (2008), but with a sassy mom instead of a sassy assassin mentor. ]

"Vivian Monroe in the Piss" - Monty is an alcoholic PI with a bad habit of killing her marks. She's heading off the deep end and knows it. Before she takes the plunge, she makes a call to The Dude Ranch, owned by the sensual hostess, Alexandra Winslow, and hopes that the spiritualist can exorcise the demon that's been on her back since her time as a mercenary stationed in Mardenhar. [ Like The Maltese Falcon (1941)and The Rite (2011)had a really slutty baby. ]

[Badar Consultant Agency's mainline is (c) Blondemaverick 2017-2018]

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Badar Consultant Agency
Updated Jun 24, 2018
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Called "Bizarre" Consultant Agency by their handlers because of their case work, the duo that make up the whole of the agency are a pair of strange cases themselves. Jude Holland is a talented blood mage, while his intern (read: "best friend") Glenn Sherwood is a token troubled werewolf.

The two of them enjoyed a bit of a honeymoon period following their initial teaming up, but now there's trouble in paradise...

Episode Zero: How BCA started.Conna Holland, Jude's older sister, gets involved with Glenn Sherwood and unfortunately discovers why the werewolf has been on the run for the last decade. Jude and Woody band together to hunt down the offending creature.

Episode One: How The Circle fell.The Circle of Magi in Dareklind hires BCA to infiltrate a cabal of blood magi living in the underbelly of the city, unaware that Jude is himself an apostate. However, Jaeborn Dae--the ambitious mage lord who originally recommended them--has other plans for the duo.

Episode Two: How BCA grew. Pack Law didn't drag Woody back into Jude's life after a year of estrangement, but a sinister killing, similar to the one that haunts them both, definitely did. As the bodies pile up, the Bizarre Boys are forced to not only reconcile their differences, but reach out to other supernatural agencies if they intend to survive.

Updated when I'm smoking hookah.

Badar Consultant Agency

J. Holland(Owner and Proprietor) - G. Sherwood(Intern)

(313) - 123 - XXXX

Municipal/City Experience, Odd Jobs, Private Investigations

COMSELAHE AREZODI NOCO

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Badar Consultant Agency

Called "Bizarre" Consultant Agency by their handlers because of their case work, the duo that make up the whole of the agency are a pair of strange cases themselves. Jude Holland is a talented blood mage, while his intern (read: "best friend") Glenn Sherwood is a token troubled werewolf.

The two of them enjoyed a bit of a honeymoon period following their initial teaming up, but now there's trouble in paradise...

Episode Zero: How BCA started.Conna Holland, Jude's older sister, gets involved with Glenn Sherwood and unfortunately discovers why the werewolf has been on the run for the last decade. Jude and Woody band together to hunt down the offending creature.

Episode One: How The Circle fell.The Circle of Magi in Dareklind hires BCA to infiltrate a cabal of blood magi living in the underbelly of the city, unaware that Jude is himself an apostate. However, Jaeborn Dae--the ambitious mage lord who originally recommended them--has other plans for the duo.

Episode Two: How BCA grew. Pack Law didn't drag Woody back into Jude's life after a year of estrangement, but a sinister killing, similar to the one that haunts them both, definitely did. As the bodies pile up, the Bizarre Boys are forced to not only reconcile their differences, but reach out to other supernatural agencies if they intend to survive.

Updated when I'm smoking hookah.

Badar Consultant Agency

J. Holland(Owner and Proprietor) - G. Sherwood(Intern)

(313) - 123 - XXXX

Municipal/City Experience, Odd Jobs, Private Investigations

COMSELAHE AREZODI NOCO

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Good Intentions
Updated Jun 2, 2018
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Friendship

Aiden wakes up from an eight year coma with no memory of his past. Thankfully, he's got a team of former-homeless folk to help him sort through the shattered pieces of his past... and help him build a future worth more than the opulent estate he has been mysteriously bequeathed.

Mel is the first to be taken in by Aiden's riveting story. Using her street smarts and her training, she helps him collect a circle of trusted confidants. All the while, she hopes to be healed by dedicating herself to his cause... and to be better people than the world gives them credit for.

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Good Intentions

Aiden wakes up from an eight year coma with no memory of his past. Thankfully, he's got a team of former-homeless folk to help him sort through the shattered pieces of his past... and help him build a future worth more than the opulent estate he has been mysteriously bequeathed.

Mel is the first to be taken in by Aiden's riveting story. Using her street smarts and her training, she helps him collect a circle of trusted confidants. All the while, she hopes to be healed by dedicating herself to his cause... and to be better people than the world gives them credit for.

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A Quilan Called Brisance
Updated Dec 20, 2017
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War

Higher Sky Personnel Sabine Wiles returns to the battlefield.

"The days of fealty are gone but the republic remains;

slowly to crumble under its own engorged weight."

Wiles meets a harpy and her world unravels.

In the unraveling, she is rendered anew

and sees things for what they are—even the darkest of truths.

Quilan and harpy, Mordikai Garaile, becomes her muse

even as The Bowman, her sworn enemy, pines for her affections.

"Has he really destroyed his ties with the rebellious insurrection?"

“Take care, Wiles,” Garaile warns, his worry masked behind a yawn.

“Even Kings are moved about the board as little more than pawns.”

The year is 1923 and Sabine Wiles is a USSC Sky-per--a jockey trained to fly on giant shapeshifting birds called quilan. Reluctantly paired with Mordikai Garaile, a quilan known for getting his sky-pers "accidentally" killed, the two of them are tasked with taking down a rebellion's poster child of mayhem: a shifter of unique serpentine shape called "The Dragon".

As time passes, Worthwhile-Miss-Wiles struggles to justify her superior's orders and begins to question the very ordershe swore to represent. Meanwhile, the Karnan Rebellion rises above the eastern horizon as a fully fledged army, hell-bent on bringing about another bloody civil war. Only Mordikai Garaile seems unphased by it all... as he harbors a secret that could cut through the weave of time and place, sparing nothing but himself and others like him.

On Hold

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A Quilan Called Brisance

Higher Sky Personnel Sabine Wiles returns to the battlefield.

"The days of fealty are gone but the republic remains;

slowly to crumble under its own engorged weight."

Wiles meets a harpy and her world unravels.

In the unraveling, she is rendered anew

and sees things for what they are—even the darkest of truths.

Quilan and harpy, Mordikai Garaile, becomes her muse

even as The Bowman, her sworn enemy, pines for her affections.

"Has he really destroyed his ties with the rebellious insurrection?"

“Take care, Wiles,” Garaile warns, his worry masked behind a yawn.

“Even Kings are moved about the board as little more than pawns.”

The year is 1923 and Sabine Wiles is a USSC Sky-per--a jockey trained to fly on giant shapeshifting birds called quilan. Reluctantly paired with Mordikai Garaile, a quilan known for getting his sky-pers "accidentally" killed, the two of them are tasked with taking down a rebellion's poster child of mayhem: a shifter of unique serpentine shape called "The Dragon".

As time passes, Worthwhile-Miss-Wiles struggles to justify her superior's orders and begins to question the very ordershe swore to represent. Meanwhile, the Karnan Rebellion rises above the eastern horizon as a fully fledged army, hell-bent on bringing about another bloody civil war. Only Mordikai Garaile seems unphased by it all... as he harbors a secret that could cut through the weave of time and place, sparing nothing but himself and others like him.

On Hold

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Blondie's Short Stories
Updated Mar 8, 2018
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Short Story

Short Story Content Descriptions:

Issue One - "Executable Forgiveness" (Drama, Sci-fi) - Estin is the first robot to be given agency; that is to say, given full human rights. However, his project is called into question after he's hacked and his integrity is compromised. Can he convince his wife it was only a one-off?

Issue Two - "Love on a Bed of Leaves and Letters" (Drama) - Julius Pessoa struggles with his guilt over the death of his young wife and his indecision to receive the gift she has left him in her craft room. Fall is a time of melancholy, but it is also one of promised renewal...

Issue Three - "In the Garden" (Sci-fi, Time Travel) - Dr. Leandra Hayes meets with her long-time colleague and ex-lover, Terence Whitaker, to approve a new companion-model robot he's about to release. When Lean meets Ema though, her understanding of reality is ripped apart.

Issue Four - "Forget Me Not" (Sci-Fan, Tragedy) - Spomenka and The Bounty Hunter fall in love on the dark-side of a terraformed Mars. However, disappointment and bloodshed are just around the corner.

Issue Five - "Cloven Dreams" (Tragedy) - These five sentences were written for a flash contest titled "Break My Heart". It's 167 words of sand in your tequila sunrise. It's a handful of lines that sink into your bones and make your marrow ache. It's KO time... and I am not sorry.

Issue Six - "Penny" (Mystery) - Blue and Penny grow up together, bonding over fairies and magical gardens. Blue struggles to maintain that lifelong connection as they get older, but  Penny has a secret that will make or break Blue's understanding of the word "lifelong".

Art Credit (C) Donato Giancola

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Blondie's Short Stories

Short Story Content Descriptions:

Issue One - "Executable Forgiveness" (Drama, Sci-fi) - Estin is the first robot to be given agency; that is to say, given full human rights. However, his project is called into question after he's hacked and his integrity is compromised. Can he convince his wife it was only a one-off?

Issue Two - "Love on a Bed of Leaves and Letters" (Drama) - Julius Pessoa struggles with his guilt over the death of his young wife and his indecision to receive the gift she has left him in her craft room. Fall is a time of melancholy, but it is also one of promised renewal...

Issue Three - "In the Garden" (Sci-fi, Time Travel) - Dr. Leandra Hayes meets with her long-time colleague and ex-lover, Terence Whitaker, to approve a new companion-model robot he's about to release. When Lean meets Ema though, her understanding of reality is ripped apart.

Issue Four - "Forget Me Not" (Sci-Fan, Tragedy) - Spomenka and The Bounty Hunter fall in love on the dark-side of a terraformed Mars. However, disappointment and bloodshed are just around the corner.

Issue Five - "Cloven Dreams" (Tragedy) - These five sentences were written for a flash contest titled "Break My Heart". It's 167 words of sand in your tequila sunrise. It's a handful of lines that sink into your bones and make your marrow ache. It's KO time... and I am not sorry.

Issue Six - "Penny" (Mystery) - Blue and Penny grow up together, bonding over fairies and magical gardens. Blue struggles to maintain that lifelong connection as they get older, but  Penny has a secret that will make or break Blue's understanding of the word "lifelong".

Art Credit (C) Donato Giancola

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Let's Talk About...
Updated Apr 23, 2018
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Inspirational

[SPOILERS] "Let's Talk About..." is where Blondemaverick waxes about things she hasn't written yet, talks about writing as a process, reviews recent stories she might have read, and basically puts off actually writing anything of value.

She mentions the F-word at least two times in every post, so that's why this is R.

This is considered an open discussion, so there will be SPOILERS... hence the spoiler warning. [END SPOILERS]

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Let's Talk About...

[SPOILERS] "Let's Talk About..." is where Blondemaverick waxes about things she hasn't written yet, talks about writing as a process, reviews recent stories she might have read, and basically puts off actually writing anything of value.

She mentions the F-word at least two times in every post, so that's why this is R.

This is considered an open discussion, so there will be SPOILERS... hence the spoiler warning. [END SPOILERS]

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