Suburban Senshi IRC Chat #708: “Flipside”
#708: “Flipside”

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Topic is -= A coin has two sides =-

[11:25] * Sailor Venus and Sailor Pluto stand in one corner of the dining room. An aura of golden power surrounds her.
[11:26] * Sailor Uranus is still huddled over the blinded Sailor Neptune, grief and anger flashing over her features
[11:26] * =^catablanca^= lies in a heap on the ground, some of his bones broken
[11:27] * Miss Dream floats in midair, her eyes a solid violet purple. The sick grin on her face is everpresent, ever-mocking.
[11:28] <Sailor Venus> I deny your dark dream! ROLLING HEART VIBRATION!
[11:28] * Sailor Venus launches a powerful stream of rainbow colored hearts at "Hotaru".
[11:29] <Miss Dream> And I... deny... *you*. (concentrates and channels the stream of hearts at the wounded Neptune)
[11:29] <Sailor Uranus> f[BLEEP]k! (jumps up and pulls Neptune with her)
[11:29] * The kitchen wall EXPLODES
[11:29] <Sailor Venus> Tch.
[11:30] <Sailor Neptune> Haruka... what's happening...
[11:30] <Sailor Uranus> Nothing, Michi... Nothing (lands on the ground and covers Michiru)
[11:30] <Sailor Neptune> A very noisy nothing... heh.
[11:31] <Sailor Uranus> You... just stay here, Michi.
[11:32] * Sailor Uranus stands up defiantly.
[11:32] * Miss Dream twists her head 290 degrees to look at Uranus.
[11:33] <Miss Dream> So, you want to fight me... (sweetly) poppa?
[11:34] <Sailor Uranus> That's right, b[BLEEP]ch. Unlike poser-girl over there (glares at Venus) I've lived my life tormented by one nightmare after another. They don't bother me.
[11:34] * Sailor Uranus cracks her knuckles. "So you're going down".
[11:34] <Miss Dream> Heh. Of *course* they bother you, Ten'ou Haruka.
[11:35] <Sailor Uranus> Oh really? Who ran like a little b[BLEEP]ch from my dream the other night?
[11:37] <Sailor Uranus> [10:38] <--=[ SpeedRcrX ]=--> You're not Kaioh Michiru. And this s[[BLEEP]]t isn't real. This is a f[[BLEEP]]king dream.
[11:38] <Sailor Uranus> [10:38] <Mdm_Maestro> So you think you can fight me? Little old me? (drops off her nightie)
[11:38] <Sailor Uranus> [10:40] <--=[ SpeedRcrX ]=--> f[[BLEEP]]k off. I believe in Michiru. YOU HEAR ME, YOU SON OF A b[[BLEEP]]ch!? I BELIEVE IN KAIOH MICHIRU!
[11:39] * Sailor Neptune hears the flashback and begins to cry. Painful, bloody tears.
[11:39] <Sailor Uranus> Michi... don't.
[11:40] <Miss Dream> Ahh yes, your "love and faith" that drove me away that night. Or did it?
[11:40] * Sailor Venus watches the exchange coldly, impassively.
[11:40] <Sailor Uranus> What.
[11:40] <Miss Dream> What if I *chose* to leave, Haruka. What if *let you think* you had beaten me, taken control?
[11:41] <Sailor Uranus> Bulls[BLEEP]t!
[11:41] <Miss Dream> No, not bulls[BLEEP]t, *poppa*. For you see, you are still bound by nightmares.
[11:41] <Sailor Uranus> Oh yeah?
[11:43] * Miss Dream points the flat of her left palm at Sailor Neptune and fires a bolt of purple-black energy at her, causing her body to convulse and twist
[11:43] * Sailor Neptune screams in agony
[11:44] <Sailor Uranus> Michiru!!!
[11:44] <Miss Dream> Ahh, you see?
[11:44] <Sailor Uranus> f[BLEEP]ker! (runs over to Michiru and tries to comfort her)
[11:44] <Sailor Neptune> Numb... so numb...
[11:45] <Sailor Uranus> (to Dream) See what, you b[BLEEP]ch?!
[11:45] <Miss Dream> You still *do* fear... for *her*.
[11:45] <Sailor Uranus> ...
[11:46] <Miss Dream> Her pain, her suffering, it is your true nightmare. The one you cannot escape. A chain of your own making, forged from the bonds of love.
[11:46] <Sailor Uranus> I...
[11:47] <Miss Dream> "Uranusandneptune", isn't that the common joke? I used my powers to infect your dreams, to make you all the more desperate for each other, to drive you back into each other's arms so totally, than now, you cannot function without the other.
[11:47] * Sailor Uranus 's eyes widen.
[11:47] <Sailor Neptune> ...
[11:48] <Sailor Neptune>
[11:48] * Sailor Uranus turns, totally ignoring Dream, but knowing in the pit of her stomach that she's right.
[11:48] <Sailor Uranus> Yeah?
[11:49] <Sailor Neptune> Ki...ll.. me....
[11:49] <Sailor Uranus> Wh...what?!
[11:49] <Sailor Neptune> Ki...ll..... me...
[11:49] * Sailor Venus has words with Sailor Pluto
[11:50] <Miss Dream> Oh? This is unexpected!
[11:50] <Sailor Uranus> Are you f[BLEEP]king insane!? I can't kill you!
[11:50] <Sailor Neptune> way... to set you... fre...e...
[11:51] <Miss Dream> Hah! A clever solution! But will it work?
[11:51] <Sailor Uranus> Shut up!
[11:51] <Miss Dream> Go ahead, Sailor Senshi! Kill each other! It doesn't matter to me how you die... only that you *do*.
[11:52] <Sailor Uranus> I SAID SHUT THE f[BLEEP]k UP!
[11:53] * Sailor Neptune grasps Uranus' arm
[11:53] <Sailor Neptune> Don't... wo...rry... it's... a
[11:54] <Miss Dream> Oh? Haven't you ever heard of someone dying in their sleep?
[11:55] * Sailor Neptune 's face takes on a stern expression. "HARUKA! KILL ME! WE MADE A PROMISE ALL THOSE YEARS AGO!"
[11:55] <Sailor Uranus> Michi... that was to save the world! This time, it's just us!
[11:56] <Miss Dream> That's right... I have no interest in the rest of the world. I am Neherenia's revenge upon you all...
[11:56] <Sailor Neptune> She.. lies...
[11:58] <Miss Dream> Yes. Tell her what she wants to hear. It's so much easier to make *big* sacrifices when the fate of the "world" is at stake, isn't it? Then it's noble and glorious, the martyrdom of the righteous... but here, in the dark, in a gloomy corner of the mind, where no one will ever know, except you... where the stakes are so intensely *personal*, can you still do it? Can you kill your best friend, your lover, the other half of your tortured soul?
[11:58] * Sailor Uranus holds her head in her hands screaming.
[11:59] * Sailor Venus nods to Pluto.
[11:59] * Sailor Venus steps forward, golden energy crackling from her gloved right fist
[12:00] <Sailor Venus> If Uranus won't do the job... *we* will.
[12:00] * Sailor Uranus lopks at Venus and Pluto in a mixture of terror and rage.
[12:03] * @spiritflame changes topic to `The External`
[12:03] <> The Dining Room
[12:03] <.`~SugaBB_2999~`.> eww... mai faking hed...
[12:04] <.`~SugaBB_2999~`.> /mi loks arund
[12:05] * .`~SugaBB_2999~`. [sees all the others slumped forward at their seats in the dining room, asleep- all save for Hotaru, who is sitting upright, eyes closed, her eyes darting back and forth underneath her eyelids]
[12:05] <.`~SugaBB_2999~`.> wat da fick..
[12:12] <.`~SugaBB_2999~`.> /mi pokz horatru in da sid
[12:12] * Miss Dream does not react
[12:13] * .`~SugaBB_2999~`. [goes around poking everyone in turn]
[12:18] <.`~SugaBB_2999~`.> /mi yawenz
[12:18] <.`~SugaBB_2999~`.> dis iz facked pu///
[12:19] <.`~SugaBB_2999~`.> /mi sitz bak in har char
[12:19] * .`~SugaBB_2999~`. strats 2 nid off
[12:19] <@Dr_Xadium> Wait, Chibiusa... don't go to sleep!
[12:20] <.`~SugaBB_2999~`.> hah? (looks arund)
[12:20] * @Dr_Xadium walks in slowly
[12:20] <@Dr_Xadium> Blasted chloroform finally wore off...
[12:21] * @Dr_Xadium looks over at Sailor Venus sadly.
[12:22] <@Dr_Xadium> How long have they been like this? (takes out a penlight and opens Venus' eyelid, shining it in her golden left eye.
[12:22] <.`~SugaBB_2999~`.> i donnew, hortaru becam mass dram an was chokin mi an den a wok pu
[12:23] <@Dr_Xadium> Hmm... no response. It looks like some kind of deep catatonic state.
[12:23] <.`~SugaBB_2999~`.> k
[12:23] <@Dr_Xadium> All of them are the same way...
[12:24] * @Dr_Xadium lifts up Hotaru's eyelid
[12:24] * Miss Dream 's arm lashes out, grabbing Xadium by the throat
[12:24] <@Dr_Xadium> Geh!
[12:25] * @spiritflame changes topic to `Dreamscape `
[12:25] <Sailor Uranus> You aren't going to touch her, b[BLEEP]ch!
[12:26] <Sailor Pluto> Try and stop us! dead... scream.
[12:26] * Sailor Pluto fires a blast of energy just above Neptune
[12:26] <Sailor Uranus> RAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH! inercepts the blast and knocks it aside
[12:27] <Sailor Uranus> Don;'t make me hurt you!
[12:27] <Sailor Venus> Venus Love-Me chain!
[12:27] * Sailor Uranus grabs the end of the chain and pulls
[12:28] * Sailor Pluto nods at Venus and tackles Uranus, swinging her and the chain around Dream... Dream falls to the ground, pinned.
[12:28] <Sailor Pluto> What... she's not responding...
[12:29] * Sailor Uranus tackles Pluto, too enraged to pay attention
[12:29] * Miss Dream liquifies and slips through the chains. "Nice try, but not good enough!"
[12:30] * Sailor Venus narrows her eyes at the sight.
[12:31] <Miss Dream> What are you thinking, *sempai*? Oh, I think I know... heh. By the way, your husband is awake again... I caught him feeling me up. Heh.
[12:31] <Sailor Venus> That's pretty weak, even for you.
[12:32] <Miss Dream> Well soon he'll be asleep again... and then he'll be in here. With you. Isn't that nice? You'll both be together again. Maybe I'll give you a pleasant dream of passion before I make you tear each other's throats out ^_^
[12:32] * Sailor Venus shakes her head impassively.
[12:33] <Sailor Venus> That red thread of fate has been cut. He means nothing to me any longer.
[12:34] <Miss Dream> Ooh, how callous! How cold! But I see the pain in your soul even now! Face it, try as you might, you can't be as callous as these other three!
[12:34] <Sailor Venus> Love... is a dangerous emotion... abuse it, and it can turn to the bitterest of hate.
[12:35] <Miss Dream> So true... so true... do it. Surrender to your hatred! Try and strike me down with all your vengeful fury! With all your might! Kill your best friend, save the others and sacrifice your soul!
[12:36] <Sailor Venus> A fair price!
[12:36] * @spiritflame changes topic to `The External`
[12:36] <Miss Dream> d o   n o t   i n t e r f e r e   t i m e   l o r d
[12:36] * Miss Dream releases Xadium
[12:36] * @Dr_Xadium gasps for breath
[12:38] <@Dr_Xadium> She's gone non-responsive again.
[12:38] <.`~SugaBB_2999~`.> sit... i kent kap mai eyes opan
[12:39] <@Dr_Xadium> Chibiusa, please, stay with me... if we sleep, we'll be trapped in her realm, where we have no power...
[12:39] <.`~SugaBB_2999~`.> ken't.. halp ti...
[12:39] <@Dr_Xadium> Blast! (grabs Chibiusa and shakes her)
[12:39] <.`~SugaBB_2999~`.> fak bich, stip it!11
[12:40] <@Dr_Xadium> We MUST stay conscious.
[12:45] <@Dr_Xadium> Do you remember anything that might be of use to us?
[12:45] <.`~SugaBB_2999~`.> nat realli... i wuz gatting chokd, den atrmis klawed horatru an si drapped mi r sumtin
[12:45] <@Dr_Xadium> Artemis was able to hurt her?
[12:46] <.`~SugaBB_2999~`.> ya at frast si kalled ham an aminal, lak si didn't new ham
[12:47] <@Dr_Xadium> Hmm... very odd.
[12:47] <@Dr_Xadium> Why would Hotaru not know Artemis?
[12:47] <.`~SugaBB_2999~`.> hi wuz drassed lik da katmen
[12:48] <@Dr_Xadium> But Hotaru knows Artemis is the Catman...
[12:48] <@Dr_Xadium> Perhaps Miss Dream doesn't?
[12:49] * @Dr_Xadium ponders this.
[12:49] <.`~SugaBB_2999~`.> hows geydit?
[12:49] <@Dr_Xadium> Haven't checked on him yet.
[12:49] <.`~SugaBB_2999~`.> mabye he's stal draming
[12:50] <@Dr_Xadium> I wonder what nightmares a Dark General has...
[12:50] * @spiritflame changes topic to `Jedite's Nightmare`
[12:50] * // J_Daito // stalks through the dark grass
[12:50] * // J_Daito // LASHES out with his shortsword
[12:51] * // J_Daito // SLASHES into a small featureless red blob with beady black eyes, watching as it flashes bright colors before evaporating into mist
[12:51] * a small cloud reading "50" appears in a puff over the corpse and vanishes
[12:52] <// J_Daito //> Why the HELL do I have to hit these pastry puffs TWICE before they die? They have no armor or anything!
[12:52] * // J_Daito // is SLAMMED in the back by a blue creature of similar appearance! he feels his body weakening!
[12:53] * // J_Daito // spins around and stabs it with his short sword! It disintegrates, a small cloud reading "100" appearing over it's body
[12:53] <// J_Daito //> And for that matter, how can they HURT me? They don't even have teeth!
[12:54] * // J_Daito // feels a rush of power in his body
[12:54] <// J_Daito //> Pleasure and power again, eh? Bah, what kind of ludicrous game is this, Dream?!
[12:55] <// J_Daito //> Wait... game...
[12:55] <// J_Daito //> This... is a game...
[12:55] <// J_Daito //> Heh... Ehehehe...
[12:56] * // J_Daito // utters a sacred mantra...
[12:56] <// J_Daito //> ...I D K F A...
[12:57] * // J_Daito // suddenly whips out a CHAINGUN
[12:57] <// J_Daito //> Dying time's here, b[BLEEP]ches!
[12:58] * // J_Daito // unleashes a swath of blazing lead DEATH, MASSACRING the little slimes, puffy numbers appearing over their bodies and vanishing
[12:59] * // J_Daito // starts to level.... his maniacal laughter echoing across the landscape, intermixed with the unholy screams of dying slime...
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