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Elfface
Nov 14, 2010

Da-na-na-na-na-na-na
IRON JONAH

PlasticAutomaton posted:

Well good to know that Q-Taro has been playing games right from the start. He must have been picking up cards right from the start looking for a good one. Though how he knew what was good and what was bad is beyond me.

He's the inside man, responsible for distributing the cards once evryone has split up.

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Goon Boots
Feb 2, 2020





Elfface posted:

He's the inside man, responsible for distributing the cards once evryone has split up.

One of the participants is going to be like Revolver Ocelot and triple cross everybody at the end.

tomanton
May 22, 2006

beam me up, tomato

Good placings of the names to faces, it's nice they went to the trouble of making designs for everyone, and in a way the office dude looking normal and boring was perfect.

I wanna know why he knew about Sara and nobody else did, but that she's connected to the game shouldn't be news to Keiji, who absolutely used this to get away with vigilante killing. Maybe Nao will read the lips somehow since it's been foreshadowed she's super attentive to details.

Also wondering who's on the other side of that glass. Sue Miley? Kai?

Veryslightlymad
Jun 3, 2007

I fight with
my brain
and with an
underlying
hatred of the
Erebonian
Noble Faction


Lord_Magmar posted:

If it's set-up like the later revolver game that Sara went through, the trick is indeed probably shooting at something else to work out which is loaded with blanks.

Firing a blank into your own skull will almost certainly kill you anyhow.

Robindaybird
Aug 21, 2007

Neat. Sweet. Petite.



Veryslightlymad posted:

Firing a blank into your own skull will almost certainly kill you anyhow.

Quite a few people died this way, thinking blanks = harmless (and Brandon Lee infamously died because of a freak mishap with a blank). Unless this is meant to be straight up Russian Roulette with empty chambers.

girl dick energy
Sep 30, 2009

You think you have the wherewithal to figure out my puzzle vagina?


She had to summon her Persona or she'd get killed by shadows.

Foxfire_
Nov 8, 2010



PlasticAutomaton posted:

Well good to know that Q-Taro has been playing games right from the start. He must have been picking up cards right from the start looking for a good one. Though how he knew what was good and what was bad is beyond me.

Probably not that hard to decide which to keep between the Sacrifice card with the big skull on it and the Commoner card

Lord_Magmar
Feb 24, 2015

"Welcome to pound town, Slifer slacker!"




I mean, Q-Taro might have been ordered by the captors to just put them down around the place, I think he already did something for them at that point as part of his "trial". He seems like a handy big guy for the masterminds to use as an unwilling assistant without necessarily being a bad guy himself.

Doobeedoo
Oct 6, 2013

Trees and plants tend to grow on this Pokemon's back because it moves so little. It loves eating food while playing with tiny Pokemon.


Well, the other First Trials were pretty heavy-duty stuff, as seen from the whole 40% death rate. Meanwhile, his, if he's to be believed, is just "Take the box with the doll's head with you."

Randalor
Sep 4, 2011






Lord_Magmar posted:

I mean, Q-Taro might have been ordered by the captors to just put them down around the place, I think he already did something for them at that point as part of his "trial". He seems like a handy big guy for the masterminds to use as an unwilling assistant without necessarily being a bad guy himself.

Yeah, he's already shown to be rather cowardly, using him as their catspaw and telling him "Hey, place these cards secretly, and if you do so, you get first pick of which card you want" would certainly fit his shown attitude.

HydroSphere
Feb 11, 2014






(Where did that voice come from...?!)

“.........”

“...No good. Can't hear him anymore.”

(Gin...!)



“No...! You want us to abandon Gin?! I refuse to give up...!!”



“...You're right.”

“Let's look around, Sara.”

“...No more losing anybody.”

“Right...!”





Investigate key.

There's something on the table.

(A key...?)






“Lets go back to the kitchen and hide!”

“Okie-dokie...”



(I don't know who you are... but don't notice us...!)

The footsteps stopped near the door.






I can hear them talking quietly.

“Did you let them escape...?”

“I apologise...”



“Gone...? Sigh... Seriously, give it up.”

“.............”

(Is Gin... safe? Who could the other person be...?)

“Listen, don't let Gashu have his way.”



(Wha...?!)

“...I understand...”



“Connect the blue wire, and keep a careful eye on Gashu.”

“W-Why do you know about...?”

“And one more thing.”




(Destroy... the security...?)

“Please be quiet...! What if someone heard you?”

“Eheehee... Then things would get quite fun, I suppose.”

“...?”

“Oh, and...”






(We have to run!!)

Music stops.



“Whew... That was a close call...”

“But Gin is still...!”

“It didn't look like those two had captured him, at least.”

(…!)

“...Let's think about what we can do.”



“Those two mentioned some very interesting things...”

“Yep. Something about a chip in Ranger's head....”



“I don't know what sort of functionality it has... But if we could watch the security cameras on all the floors...!”

“Sounds loads better than sneaking back onto the first floor and getting caught.”

“Okay, Sara, let's roll.”

“...Before that. Just briefly, we should check our cards. That annoying noise earlier signalled a trade...”

“Ah, right. Someone's cards must've gotten traded.”



(I'm... still the Keymaster...)

“...And I'm still a Commoner.”

(So it was between people other than us...)

“Glad it didn't add any extra complications. Now let's go to the Monitor Room.”






Investigate the machine.

In front of the monitors is a machine that, despite it's complexity, offers only simple functions.



Music stops.

Looking down by the ground, various wires are connected to the computer.

“They said it was the blue wire, right?”

“Let's try connecting it.”

I connected the blue wire to the computer.



“...Bingo.”

(This is the surveillance system...!! Is Gin on any of these?)

Investigate top-left monitor.

The top-left monitor shows some broken bongos in an empty bedroom.


(Those are the bongos Alice bought from the Prize Exchange...!)

They look slightly repaired from when Reko broke them.

(Alice must have tried to fix them... As if hoping to repair their relationship...)

But Alice can give them to her no longer.

(It doesn't matter right now... I can't get stuck on it...)

Investigate left-middle monitor.

The left monitor shows an empty bedroom.


Investigate bottom-left / top-right monitor.



Investigate bottom-right monitor.



Reko's body and Rio Ranger's remains are still there.

(Reko...)

Investigate right monitor.



(That's... Q-taro? Is he talking with the owner of the room...?)

Investigate central monitor.



(Huh? Something's odd about this bedroom...)




(W-What...?! What's going on?! That's the Professor Mishima AI...!!)



(Nao...?!)



“Is this... really for the best...?”

“Indeed. Well done, Miss Nao. I'm glad your safety was ensured.”

“But, but... he'll...!!”



“Believe in me, Miss Nao. For I was miraculously revived so that I could protect you...”



“R... Right...”

“Now, put on a smile! I like to see you cheery, Miss Nao.”

“Y-Yes...!”

“Fantastic. What a good student I have, indeed.”



“...This isn't good.”



“Just what is that Professor Mishima...?!”

“Hmm... He said he “revived”, but...”



“It's a tricky subject, huh? AIs are entities of pure data, so...”

“If our enemy's up to it, maybe they're free to revive 'em and copy 'em as they like.”



(No way...)

“The scarier thing is...”

Music stops.



(…!!)

“Only Nao's room having a monitor in it is pretty suspect, too.”

“Maybe the Floor Master is plotting something.”

(No way...! Nao...)

We checked all the monitors, but Gin was nowhere to be found.

(This surveillance system is only for Floor 3... Sure enough, Gin's still on Floor 1!)

“Uh oh. Somebody's coming.”

“Huh...?!”

“It's Gashu... I'll shut off the security system.”

“Whew...”




“Oh my...! Pardon me, then...”

“While you're here, though, tell me something.”



“...You are precisely right.”



“Hmm...”

“Gotcha. You can go. We're gonna... take the next step.”

“Yes. I shall leave you to it...”

“Now, what to do...”



“I know...! We should collect Ranger's chip while we still can!”

“You okay not going after Gin...?”

“Of course I'm worried, but...! Gin... isn't just a child anymore! I'm sure... he'll escape and return to us...”

“And when he does... we should have an escape plan worked out to surprise him with.”

“...Maybe that's what “believing” is.”

“Let's go... To the Room of Lies!”






Talk to Gashu.

“It is certainly within your options to spend some time together, you two.”

Look at Gashu.

I can't tell anything about Gashu's heart.


“...To sense someone's heart, you need to have spent time together.”



Talk to Safalin.

“Ah... Where are you two headed...?”



  • I don't think Keiji actually copes that well with being put on the spot.

“Ah, you can'ttt!”

“Right now it's... you're not allowed in...”

“Hold on, Safalin. Can you just decide that?”




“.............”

“No buts about it... Let's leave it for later, Sara.”

“...Understood...”

  • But we really need that chip.

Talk to Safalin.

“Aaah... We'll at least get the bodies moved out of there quickly, so...”



“Ah, ooh...!! Miss Sara!”

“Right now, erm... You're not allowed in the Room of Lies...”

“Seems it'll be hard to retrieve it right now.”



“Uhhhmmm... Miss Saraaaa...”

“I'll repeat myself if I must... But the Room of Lies is off-limits...”

“She's not giving us an opening.”



“...Now!”

“Please stop it, Miss Saraaa...!”

“The Room of Lies if off-limits! You caaan't!!”

“That was a good move, though...”



“Now's the time!!””

“Egh!! Miss Sara!!”



“What's important is having an unbreakable spirit...”



  • Safalin's turning red.

Look at Safalin.

I feel... a fighting spirit from Safalin.

“Seems she's resolute not to let us in.”



Music stops.



(W... What?!)

Talk to Alice / Gashu.

“Whatever are you doing?!”

“Shut up...!”





“What's gotten into you, Alice?!”

“He doesn't have a gun right now...! I've been waiting for this moment!!”

“What's all the commotion?!”

“A-Alice...”

“..........”

“Oof...! Please cease this...!”

“Hmph, you make me laugh. So even you value your life.”




“Now tell me where the exit is! Or else you're...!”

Music stops.



“Be serious with me!! Then how are you gonna leave when it's all over?!”

Alice reached his hand toward Gashu's neck.

“...!!”

“Wh... What the...”

“Eh...?”

“What is THAT?! Please, enough of these games...!!”

“Hack, cough... Do you understand...?”






(A collar...! Even the Floor Masters are...?!)

“What in the world...”

“What do you want that would make you do this...?!”



“..........”

Now, I will excuse myself. Please continue to spend your time before the Main Game well, so as to leave no regrets.”

(No exit...? Impossible...)

“...You giving up?”



“...I give up... on trying to reason with them.”

Music stops.

“Ahaha. Good on you, Miss Sara. That's our dependable leader.”

“...Sou.”

“Speaking of which, I've got something important to talk about with you and Keiji.”





Look at Q-taro, Sou and Kanna.

Kanna and Q-taro... seem kind of happy. I can't... read anything from Sou...


“Sheesh... He's too crafty.”

Talk to Q-taro, Sou and Kanna.



  • We have to pick yes to proceed.

Music stops.

“Thanks, Miss Sara!”

“So, onto business... “

“Err... um...”




“Hold on now, what's this?! Sou! Old buddy, old pal! Haven't we always been the bestest of friends?!”



“S-Sorry. I'm not really one for that sort of energy...”

(Neither am I, but I'm trying over here...!)

“Still, I'm glad. I seriously do want to reconcile with you, Miss Sara.

“I don't want the kidnappers to make us dance for them any longer.”

“I want to put an end to this ridiculous Death Game. I want us to escape.”

“And of course, I mean all of us...!”

“What a moving speech.”

“I'm serious, Keiji.”





“...!!”

It's my bad for taking it from you, but...”

“In the end, I couldn't see what was on it because the password had been changed.”

(So that's how it is...)

“That explains why you suddenly feel like joining up with us, who know the password.”

“Huh? You know the password...?”

“Ack...”

“Enough with the bargaining. There isn't time.”

“We have the password. Sou has the laptop.”

“Reconciling means... we share.”

“I really do just want to reconcile, though...

Music stops.

“Well, whatever. Okay, as a proof of rebuilt friendship...”




“Okay.”

PlasticAutomaton
Nov 12, 2016

Artoria Pendonut




Oh hell. Gin's still missing, the AIs are turning on their creator, someone's rebooted a Mishima to manipulate Nao (specifically after the original AI told Reko to put him out of his misery so Nao could move on) and now Sou's pulling this poo poo. And there's still plenty of room for things to get worse.

Edit: Actually, it's whoever the hell is pretending to be the Miley AI

PlasticAutomaton fucked around with this message at 22:19 on Apr 29, 2020

Goon Boots
Feb 2, 2020





I got a chuckle out of the idea of Keiji not being able to handle scrutiny. Imagine him going undercover as a detective and folding the instant he is questioned even slightly, lol.

NeoRonTheNeuron
Oct 14, 2012


There's a lot of things that were just revealed. I think they just implied that the first Mishima was a doll.
- Doll heads contain an important chip that the gamemasters are retrieving.
- Mishima's head went missing.

It looks like both Gashu and Sue Miley are somewhat on our side.

Gashu also said that the monitors contain AIs of all those who cleared the First Trial, but there are only 9 monitors for the 11 clearers. One was broken from the start, so perhaps the remaining 8 were for everyone but Joe+Kai+Nao.

Hazdoc
Nov 8, 2012

Muscovy Ducks are a large tropical breed, famous for their lean and extremely flavorful meat.

Hazduck!

~SMcD

Mishima's body was bleeding when he died, though, so its unlikely that the Mishima that died at the start was a doll. Then again, Miley is a "doll" and also bleeds, so who knows?

MarquiseMindfang
Jan 6, 2013


I honestly just think Miley is an agent of chaos at this point. I assume it's Safalin she's talking to.

But she gives Sara the papers, ostensibly against the rules, and yet also seems to be dedicated to the ideals of the Death Game? Unless she's doing it just to gently caress Gashu's round up. If they have collars maybe they're all in competition with each other too.

Another thing: Gashu says "candidates". For what? Just to win? Is this the weirdest hazing ever?

wologar
Feb 11, 2014


Unbeknownst to them, it's just the new selection process for tellers at the local bank.

Falconer
Dec 7, 2003

Did you know, I was THE MOON once!

Yes! You see, one night it turned out the moon had been STOLEN!

The animal people asked ME to take its place as I am so WISE and BRILLIANT!!


NeoRonTheNeuron posted:

Gashu also said that the monitors contain AIs of all those who cleared the First Trial, but there are only 9 monitors for the 11 clearers. One was broken from the start, so perhaps the remaining 8 were for everyone but Joe+Kai+Nao.

I'm thinking that the first broken monitor may have been for Sou. After re-reading earlier updates:

- Sara checks the monitors a bit before Sarafin and Ranger first show up, hoping that since there's one for Mishima then maybe there's one for Joe as well. She finds pictures on the back of the monitors but none of the pictures are of Joe. All nine monitors are intact at this point.
- Sarafin and Ranger show up and explain the rules of floor 3. Everyone except for Sou has shown up at this point and Ranger herds people off to the Prize Exchange.
- When Sara and friends head back to the Monitor Room the leftmost monitor is damaged. Upon further investigation it turns out that the picture on the back of the monitor has been ripped off but no there's nothing that states who it was a picture of.
- Nao takes a moment to do something other than talk to MishimaBot and notes that she hasn't seen Sou this whole time.
- The search for Sou begins and his beanie is found. Before the search can resume though it's time for games!
- One game later, Reko finds Sou in his room face down after being attacked (again). There is a plank of wood on the bed and the description for it implies it'd be sturdy enough to hit something with.
- When MishimaBot's monitor is broken it's noted that there were bits of wood around the first broken monitor but not the second monitor. Something else of note is that breaking a monitor prevents access to that particular AI, meaning that both MishimaBot and MysteryBot are now offline.

NeoRonTheNeuron
Oct 14, 2012


Yes, I could see the broken one being Sou's.

That'd leave 1 extra monitor for Joe/Kai/Nao. Kai is the most likely one since he's been involved with the organization and could have had an AI modeled after him.

Robindaybird
Aug 21, 2007

Neat. Sweet. Petite.



yeah, given we're sure Sou is using a different name thanks to Alice noting Sou is the name of the guy he killed, "Sou" probably smashed his AI to prevent people from knowing who he really is.

Neddy Seagoon
Oct 12, 2012

Hi, Everybody!


Well that's sure a face .

Don't shake his hand.

Goon Boots
Feb 2, 2020





Are we gonna have handshake voting?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xcz-rVPvL2Y#t=25s

girl dick energy
Sep 30, 2009

You think you have the wherewithal to figure out my puzzle vagina?


Sou has a condition, he just does that automatically! Don't be rude!

Veryslightlymad
Jun 3, 2007

I fight with
my brain
and with an
underlying
hatred of the
Erebonian
Noble Faction


Keep in mind, Sara is a known hallucination haver.

Neddy Seagoon
Oct 12, 2012

Hi, Everybody!


Veryslightlymad posted:

Keep in mind, Sara is a known hallucination haver.

Yeah, but this looks more like her new detective insight kicking in than horrifying hallucination.

Especially when we know Sou is a total bullshitter and nothing he says can be taken at face-value.

PlasticAutomaton
Nov 12, 2016

Artoria Pendonut




Neddy Seagoon posted:

Yeah, but this looks more like her new detective insight kicking in than horrifying hallucination.

Especially when we know Sou is a total bullshitter and nothing he says can be taken at face-value.

He 100% already knows what's on that laptop and is planning on using it to drive a wedge further between Sara and the others.

NAME REDACTED
Dec 22, 2010


PMush Perfect posted:

Sou has a condition, he just does that automatically! Don't be rude!

He's just off his meds; it's been at least a few days, and he hasn't had a chance to get a refill.

Randalor
Sep 4, 2011






PlasticAutomaton posted:

He 100% already knows what's on that laptop and is planning on using it to drive a wedge further between Sara and the others.

Did he edit something on it like he did the phone?

"I, Sara, am totally looking forward to working with your organization full of creepy nearly-human dolls, and I can't wait for the game to start. Boy oh boy do I love earning peoples trust before killing them, and stabbing everyone in the back as hard as I can. I'll make sure to bring my bestest friend in the world along so he can be killed in the first vote.

Love and kisses,
Sara"

Obligatum VII
May 5, 2014

Haunting you until no 8 arrives.

It's clear that the way Sarah can gently caress with Sou the hardest is continuing to be friendly towards him in spite of everything. He seemingly just cannot comprehend it.

Bifauxnen
Aug 11, 2010

Resurrected
Living in a lighthouse
The lions and the lambs ain't sleeping yet


Obligatum VII posted:

It's clear that the way Sarah can gently caress with Sou the hardest is continuing to be friendly towards him in spite of everything. He seemingly just cannot comprehend it.

I don't understand it either, I was real glad that one of the responses to even Recap Narrator Sou was "Shut up"

NAME REDACTED
Dec 22, 2010


HydroSphere posted:

“Hold on now, what's this?! Sou! Old buddy, old pal! Haven't we always been the bestest of friends?!”



My initial read of this line was that Sara very nearly went postal on Sou in response to him trying to buddy up with her after everything he'd done the whole game. I'm imagining a wild-eyed stare of barely contained fury. That might just be me projecting, though.

girl dick energy
Sep 30, 2009

You think you have the wherewithal to figure out my puzzle vagina?


NAME REDACTED posted:

My initial read of this line was that Sara very nearly went postal on Sou in response to him trying to buddy up with her after everything he'd done the whole game. I'm imagining a wild-eyed stare of barely contained fury. That might just be me projecting, though.
No, that was my read, too. There is no way the sarcasm in that statement is gentle or affectionate.

Tenebrais
Sep 2, 2011



Frankly I'd be surprised if Sara's teeth parted even once through that entire exchange.

Veryslightlymad
Jun 3, 2007

I fight with
my brain
and with an
underlying
hatred of the
Erebonian
Noble Faction


Tenebrais posted:

Frankly I'd be surprised if Sara's teeth parted even once through that entire exchange.

She probably has like, an adorable snaggletooth that others find cute in a "small flaws add to beauty" sense, but Sou sees as straight up fangs. Because he's legitimately terrified of her.

HydroSphere
Feb 11, 2014





(What... was that...?!)

“Here, Kanna, you make good with Miss Sara too.”

“...!”



“Come on, give me your hand.”

“...!!!”



I gently grabbed Kanna's little hand.

“K-Kanna...”

“Betrayed you... again and again...”

“Stop it, Kanna ...We're friends.”

“Sara...”





“…”

“Oh yeah! Heyyy! Alice!”

“...Yeah?”

“Tha's perfect. You come over here too!”

“...Well, alright.”

Music stops.

“Okay, then, I'm turning it on.”



(If there are any clues we can use to escape in here...!)



Click on Recycle Bin.

The trash can for discarded data.


Click on third file in the left column.



Kai, good work guarding the Chidouin family.





(It's... a forged resume. I guess only the photo is the real Kai... Though it seems to be pretty old.)

(I knew we had an assistant when I was a kid...)



(Was Kai... really there, at my house...?)

Click on fourth file in the left column.



Kai, the Death Game Project is finally taking on tinges of reality. At last, your time has come to be useful to the organization.




We can't add anyone else. Understood? Fulfill your duty, Kai.

(Even Joe, and my best friend Ryoko, are mentioned in here...!!)

The file contains investigative reports on, and photos of, Joe and Ryoko.

(Don't tell me... Was it planned for Ryoko to get involved, too...?)

Click on first file in the right column.



(Did Kai make this file himself...?)



(H... He's right on the money!)

“...Nothin' but paste, huh.”



It goes on and on like this.

“So, uh... Kai was Sara's stalker...?”

(Now that I think about it, there always was something paste-like at the dinner table...)

Click on second file in the right column.




“I-I'm not exactly excited myself, but...”

“...Well, it's not an image file, right?”

“Huh...?”

I nervously opened the file.



“Can't make heads or tails of it. Hard to believe Kai was into this...”

“Is this a, whatchamacallit... Some kinda programming thingie?”

(We can't decipher this sort of thing...)

Click on the third file in the right column.



Music stops.

“Hello, Miss Sara. I am Kai. I am truly sorry you had to get involved in such an incident as this.



Miss Sara, if you are reading this, there is something I want to tell you.

I, Kai Satou, was an agent belonging to a certain vile organization.



(An assassin?!)



However, I could not carry out the assassination orders I was issued in my youth.




Then one day, I was appointed to a certain task.

It was to guard and care for you from the shadows.

I say this, but it was not a task I held in high regard at first.

Not until the plans for the Death Game were beginning to approach a reality.

(...!)

I myself do not know the Death Game's objective.

However, while this is merely my impression...



(...!!)



“...”

Still, the organization needs you.

And they will take any means necessary.

Music stops.



“Asunaro...?!”

“Y-You startled me... What's the matter?”



“...Settle down. Let's keep reading.”






“His father...”

The organization drove my father mad. There may come a time you must confront him.



(Gashu...!)

I have collected all the data I've researched in the "Sara" folder. If I am already dead, please make use of it.

The password is your mother's name. I hope it can be of some use.

I pray you will not be swallowed up by the whirlpool of deception and slaughter.

Please survive, even if it must be you alone.

The message ends here.

(...Kai. We're all working together now...)

Music stops.

“...Hey, Sou. Don'tcha think this clears Sara of suspicion?”

“Huh?”



“Well... that was just a little tit for tat. I wasn't exactly calm at the time.”

“Sorry, Miss Sara. I'm glad we could reconcile.”

“...”



Click on second file in the left column.

A folder named "Sara". It's locked with a password.

Music stops.

(The password is... my mother's name...)

I slowly typed in my mother's name.





Click on the left file.



Music stops.

Hello, this is Kai.

Apologies, but this message has absolutely nothing to do with the Death Game.

Miss Sara, I wish to express my personal gratitude as Kai Satou.

I owe a great deal to the Chidouin family.





Of course... this was also a job for the organization, to keep watch on you.

At first, I felt disgusted with your father, who treated me as if I was family.

I was trained as an agent from a young age. I had never experienced anything such as "affection."

I was afraid. Afraid that I might be changing.

But over time, I came to want to protect your family.

I wished to see you grow to maturity with my own eyes.



I'm truly glad I could meet the Chidouins.

Thank you very much, Miss Sara.

Music stops.

(Kai...)



Click on the right file



Music stops.

Hello, this is Kai.



I was able to use an old ID to successfully access a very small section of the organization's database.



(...!)







Music stops.




“W-What's the matter?!”







(W...What?! Everyone's acting strange!!)



“Oogh...! Pant...!! Pant...!!!”



I do not even know his name. However, there is only one reason the organization would delete a file on someone.



If he passed away before the Death Game... And his file was then restored...

Music stops.



“I've... met this guy somewhere.”

“Thing is... I can't remember nothin'!!”

“You too, Q-taro...?!”



“.........”

“I remembered...!!”





“What're you talking about?! I mean, Sou's...”





“And... just who in the world is he?!”

“..........”



“...!!”

“There's still more to Kai's message.”

I could not solve the riddle concerning him. And there is one more curious aspect.





Music stops.

“Wha?! That sound...!!”

“Right... It's a trade of cards.”

“Urgh...!! But this ain't the time for that!!”



“G-Guys! The info on the laptop is more important than our cards right now!!”

“I-I mean... We can't not look, right?!"

Q-taro and the others started up their tablets.

“Whew... Fine, fine.”

(We'll just have to check our cards first, then...)




(Now, back to the laptop...)


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Blaze Dragon
Aug 28, 2013
LOWTAX'S SPINE FUND



"Kain you believe it" is an impressive pun for such an unemotional person.

Bifauxnen
Aug 11, 2010

Resurrected
Living in a lighthouse
The lions and the lambs ain't sleeping yet


Blaze Dragon posted:

"Kain you believe it" is an impressive pun for such an unemotional person.

"Kain you believe it" is the most horrible thing, looks like Sara's father was a big influence on Kai.

MarquiseMindfang
Jan 6, 2013


I've got it. Sou Hiyori is actually the scarf, and the person we know as Sou is just its current host.

Lord_Magmar
Feb 24, 2015

"Welcome to pound town, Slifer slacker!"




Sou absolutely just gave Sara the sacrifice card right?

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NeoRonTheNeuron
Oct 14, 2012


Oh good, Sara is the Sacrifice and Sou is probably Keymaster. Yay!

Blaze Dragon posted:

"Kain you believe it" is an impressive pun for such an unemotional person.

It's probably less troubling in Japanese. I dunno what the original line was, but all you'd have to do is add い (i) after the usual question ending か (ka) to produce Kai.
Ex: 信じられないのか

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