(*Sephiroth walks into a bar. Well, okay, it's the Emiko's Genesis Chatroom Bar, but
that takes longer to say. Anyway, he's back for now ...*)
Ki Yazama: Hey, Seph! Long time no see!
Edge: Yeah! *hic* Where ya been?
Sephiroth: Just out selling hotdogs. What've you guys been doing lately? ^_^
Edge: Drinkin'. *hic*
Ki: Runnin' around being an SD kind of guy ... ^_-
Sephiroth: Makes sense. ^_- Anything interesting happen around the bar lately?
Ki: Hmm? Oh ... well, it did get bought by a new owner recently.
Edge: Yeah. *hic* For 40 'rims. *hic*
Sephiroth: 40 'rims? I thought it was worth more than that.
Ki: It was, but she managed to negotiate the price down a wee bit ...
Tifa: (*popping up from behind the counter*) Heeeeeeellllllooooo Sephiroth!! (*devious
(*Sephiroth literally jumps a couple of feet in the air from shock, landing very
roughly back on the bar stool*)
Tifa: You going to be ordering anything today? (*starts "carelessly"
rearranging the materia in one of her bracelets*)
Sephiroth: Erm ... just water, thanks. ^^;; I'm saving up for a Mai-chan poster.
Tifa: (*shrugs*) Suit yourself. But if you change your mind, you'll have to
order from one of the new employees.
Sephiroth: New employees?
Edge: *hic* (thinks: Spoony ... I hope it isn't Yuffie ...)
Tifa: Yeah. They were supposed to be here five minutes ago so I could take
Aerith to see --
(*Tifa's sentence is interrupted by a spindly teenage boy bursting into the bar and
running right up to the counter ...*)
Tifa: Kii-kun! You're late!
Kii: (*out of breath*) Hai, hai ... gomen, Lockheart-san. (*bow*)
Tifa: (*laughing*) It's okay, Kii-kun; you're only five minutes. How about you
start your shift now and I head out?
Kii: Arigato, Lockheart-san! (*bow*)
(*Kii takes his place behind the counter and Tifa leaves the bar -- adjusting her
materia as she passes Seph*)
Ki: Oy. *hic* What's with her? *hic*
Sephiroth: ..... ^^;;
Edge: Sooooooo ... you got a job at the bar, Kii-kun? Didn't think it was your type ...
Kii: Well, you're sort of right ... I was schooled by a mechanic in mechanical repair
most of my life. But there aren't that many mechanic shops here in First Tokyo. I guess
things just don't break down as often. (*shrug*) Anyway, I figured it was better to
get a job here than move to New Osaka. ^_^
Edge: Yeah ... but a job at a bar?
Kii: Ah ... Void-san and the Shito Sentai know that that's not really as impossible as
you think. ^_-
(*Suddenly, there is the sound of wooden furniture breaking, and the entire bar
falls silent except for the sound of one voice ...*)
Kii: Shimatta ... not again!
(*Kii runs out from behind the counter to stop what now appears to be a brawl
between some generic anime drunk and a firey-haired teenage girl*)
Kii: (*running between the two*) Stop it, Asuka! We're supposed to --
(*Kii is cut short by an uppercut to the jaw from Asuka. He lands somewhere in the
Asuka: Einfaltspinsel!! Why don't you look where you're going?!
Kii: Gomen nasai, Asuka ... itai ... (*rubs face*)
Asuka: (*calming down -- slightly*) Let's get working on our shift already,
Kii: Hai, hai ...
(*they head off and set up again behind the counter*)
Asuka: Feh. Dummkopf ... why do I always have to get stuck with the idiots who don't
know when to duck?
Sephiroth: (*very quietly, to Kii*) Anno ... Kii-kun ... what's she doing here
in the Chatroom?
Kii: Ah ... I think Asuka heard about the Shito Sentai's popularity here and got
jealous. ^^ Really, I guess it was only a matter of time since Chatty's been dabbling in
German for the past --
Asuka: Hey! Cut it out! We're supposed to be working, not socializing!
Kii: Hai, Asuka-san ... (*to Sephiroth*) Gomen, Seph-san. I don't have the time
to argue with her today.
Sephiroth: (*nods*) I wouldn't either. ^_^
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Oh my goodness gracious ... I got the 1200th post! I GOT THE 1200th post!! WAI WAI WAI WAI WAI!!
(*Calming down*) Yeah, I know it wasn't this one ... it was the "no, that
was Cookie's Request" one, but it's still much better than "I Like
P.S. Hai, I am excited about this because 1200 is a more important number than 1000.
This may sound odd, but trust me -- I'm an Evangelion buff; I know my numerology. 1000 is
merely 10 to the 3rd power while 1200 is a highly
elevated form of 12, which itself is 3 times 4 ... and that is a completely irrelevant
point, too. Doesn't matter, I'm so happy ... ^o^