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From:silverhairryou
Date:December 11th, 2008 05:41 am (UTC)
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He sat up and rubbed the back of his head, laughing sheepishly. "I'm fine. I just lost my balance."
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From:spirit_of_elves
Date:December 11th, 2008 05:45 am (UTC)
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"I guess we shouldn't be so rough on the snow anyway," she replied, wiggling her ears up and down. As she brought some snow into the palms of her hands, she smiled, "There are faeries in all living things. It wouldn't be right to abuse them." Except this wasn't Lodoss, which she failed to consider.
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From:silverhairryou
Date:December 11th, 2008 06:02 am (UTC)
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Faeries? This sounded like a table-top RPG. "I'm almost certain the snow and ice here is fake."
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From:spirit_of_elves
Date:December 11th, 2008 06:09 am (UTC)
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His look said it. Yes, maybe it did sound a little far fetched, she supposed. Deedlit paused for a moment and then her expression grew a little more serious, "You must be right. Maybe that is why I sense nothing from these things. They're simply artificial. Nothing like that exists in Lodoss."
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From:silverhairryou
Date:December 12th, 2008 04:38 am (UTC)
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Ryou blinked, then smiled. "It definitely is fake then."
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From:spirit_of_elves
Date:December 12th, 2008 04:41 am (UTC)
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He must have known she wasn't exactly the same as everyone else. Then again, it was a bit blatantly obvious, wasn't it? "I guess it is." Then she lifted her eyebrows and emptied her hands of the snow she'd picked up, "You're sure you're all right?"
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From:silverhairryou
Date:December 12th, 2008 04:54 am (UTC)
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"I'm just fine," Ryou reassured her, taking to his feet.
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From:spirit_of_elves
Date:December 12th, 2008 04:56 am (UTC)
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Following suit, Deedlit brushed herself off and wiggled her ears back and forth. "Tell me, Bakura, how long have you been on this--what is it--ship?" Folding her arms across her chest, she eyed him closely. It was more of an idea how long it would be before she could return to Lodoss.
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From:silverhairryou
Date:December 12th, 2008 05:00 am (UTC)
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Ryou thought about it for a moment. Since he'd gotten here, he'd lost track of time. "Well if time runs here the same as on Earth, then approximately a year and a half?" He wasn't too entirely sure, however.
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From:spirit_of_elves
Date:December 12th, 2008 05:02 am (UTC)
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One year and a half. That was a long time.

"I see," she replied, lowering her ears. "You have friends from home here, don't you? It's important to have allies, especially in a place like this. Our allies make us strong and we can handle things we normally wouldn't be able to endure on our own."
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From:silverhairryou
Date:December 12th, 2008 05:08 am (UTC)
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"I do have a few friends here," Ryou admitted. They'd been a bit quiet, but he knew they were there somewhere.
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From:spirit_of_elves
Date:December 12th, 2008 05:10 am (UTC)
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She was relieved and her expression showed it. "Oh, good. You don't strike me as the type who'd do very well on his own." Then she paused, "Not that I'm saying you're weak! You just have a very peaceful soul. At least, that's how it feels to me."
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From:silverhairryou
Date:December 12th, 2008 05:13 am (UTC)
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Ryou laughed it off, rubbing the back of his moppy hair. "I do like to have the friends I've made in Domino."
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From:spirit_of_elves
Date:December 12th, 2008 05:15 am (UTC)
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And perhaps Deedlit had insulted him. She couldn't tell. She didn't dwell on it, though. "Domino... That's where you're from then? What sort of island is that?"
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From:silverhairryou
Date:December 12th, 2008 05:21 am (UTC)
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"Domino's a district in a very large city in Japan," Ryou explained. She must not have been from earth. After all that he'd seen here, this really didn't surprise him too much.
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From:spirit_of_elves
Date:December 12th, 2008 05:33 am (UTC)
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"A city? That is... like a town, or a village, correct? Bigger, perhaps?" Lodoss didn't really refer to anything as a 'city'. It was more like kingdoms, towns, and villages. "And Japan... That is a very odd name for an island." And so was Lodoss. And so was Marmon. She didn't have much room to speak.
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From:silverhairryou
Date:December 12th, 2008 05:42 am (UTC)
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Ryou thought for it for a moment. Her world was very different from his. "It's a really really big village. Thousands, sometimes even millions, of people live there."
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From:spirit_of_elves
Date:December 12th, 2008 05:59 am (UTC)
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She paused for a moment and then nodded slowly, "Oh... my... I don't know if even Lodoss has so many. It seems so small in comparison. And that does not overwhelm you?"
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From:silverhairryou
Date:December 12th, 2008 06:30 am (UTC)
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Ryou shook his head. "People are quite well spread out." He found Tokyo rather normal, with its large size and mass number of people.
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From:spirit_of_elves
Date:December 12th, 2008 06:38 am (UTC)
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It had to have been much bigger than her home. Had to have been. After all, if it was smaller, then he must have been distressed. He'd said they were spread out, though, and 'quite well' at that. It was a good indication that it wasn't as terrible as she'd thought.

"Oh," Deedlit sighed with relief, though she couldn't quite understand why it made such a difference to her. "That makes sense. You couldn't have so many people in such a limited amount of space."
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From:silverhairryou
Date:December 12th, 2008 07:04 am (UTC)
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"A limited space with that many people would definitely be very bad," Ryou agreed.
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From:spirit_of_elves
Date:December 12th, 2008 07:08 am (UTC)
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"Is it one large city, or a lot of smaller cities? I imagine there are different kingdoms and countries, right?" She lifted an eyebrow at him, considering that countries might be the same thing as provinces.
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From:silverhairryou
Date:December 12th, 2008 07:19 am (UTC)
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"Well Tokyo is more of a bunch of small cities turned into one," Ryou attempted to explain, "and Domino is one of those 'smaller cities'. There are lots of countries across the world as well."
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From:spirit_of_elves
Date:December 12th, 2008 07:22 am (UTC)
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"Ohhhh, I see," Deedlit replied with a rather broad grin. Except she sort of didn't. She supposed it was something she'd have to see with her own eyes. That wasn't likely to happen, though, so for now, she'd have to take his word for it. "Tokyo... That sounds like something to eat..."
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From:silverhairryou
Date:December 12th, 2008 07:33 am (UTC)
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Ryou thought about it, but he didn't see how Tokyo sounded like a food. Then again, he was more used to it being a city than a food. He shrugged. "I suppose it could."