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Offline N01H3r3

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Re: Welcome to the Truth (or the Conclave Archive) OOC
« Reply #30 on: July 06, 2013, 09:33:00 PM »
Having gained a passion for the intricacies of the Adeptus Mechanicus over the last few years, I thought I'd try something different this time around. Magos-Juris Automachus Oshek is a threatening figure, who has little or no regard for the lives of anyone involved with the Conclave's iniquitous past. Factions within the Adeptus Mechanicus have decreed that the Conclave is a Heresy against the Machine (for reasons too heavy with exposition to go into yet), and its architects are to be hunted down and eradicated...

...this, for reasons of narrative convergence, will bring him into contact with others exploring the secrets of the Conclave-That-Was.

I may still bring the Eldar into this as another faction (as cruel, enigmatic and mercurial as ever), elsewhere, but this felt like something sufficiently distinct from what I'd done before, and yet similarly inhuman in its utter disconnection from the norms of humanity.
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Offline Dosdamt

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Re: Welcome to the Truth (or the Conclave Archive) OOC
« Reply #31 on: July 06, 2013, 11:05:46 PM »
Just a touch of insight into J. I wanted to expand on her MO, and came to a happy conclusion along with a better idea of her operation.

Looking good so far - nice to see two more posts in there. Great to see the thread moving forward.
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Re: Welcome to the Truth (or the Conclave Archive) OOC
« Reply #32 on: July 07, 2013, 08:28:10 PM »
Extra long post is up, sorry it took so long.

Hope you enjoy.
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Re: Welcome to the Truth (or the Conclave Archive) OOC
« Reply #33 on: July 07, 2013, 11:20:59 PM »
So, there's a power vacuum and now an ideological attack on Terra, and we have movements on all sides - some heading to Secret's Hold and others making moves to manage the Terran situation. I might suggest we could use some Terran presence to help manage that situation. J will be heading to Secret's Hold, meeting Havoc, Hound and Cog en route. It would be good if we could trouble Menti to begin Taking people through the depths of Secret's Hold - or at least give us a strong indication of what's in there and let others wander through.
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Re: Welcome to the Truth (or the Conclave Archive) OOC
« Reply #34 on: July 08, 2013, 04:13:42 PM »
Ye gods, those are some weighty posts...thoroughly enjoyable stuff, if a little intimidating in light of my own failure to produce anything yet.  I have a ton of ideas for this story; it's turning them into actual words that presents more of a problem.  To say my linguistic skills are rusty is a gross understatement...

Anyhow, I should be able to grab a couple of hours on this after work, so with any luck a shortish post should appear some time this evening.  In a worst case scenario where nothing fit for publication comes together in time, I'll throw some of the aforementioned ideas on this OOC so people aren't left high and dry. 

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Re: Welcome to the Truth (or the Conclave Archive) OOC
« Reply #35 on: July 08, 2013, 05:50:53 PM »
I might suggest we could use some Terran presence to help manage that situation.

Hmmm, a Terran presence you say...


There's some really good stuff in this story and I'm not sure I should stick my (even rustier) oar in at this juncture, but I might be able to offer something Terra-based... Will have a think on it...

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Re: Welcome to the Truth (or the Conclave Archive) OOC
« Reply #36 on: July 08, 2013, 06:21:47 PM »
Pious, Menti, I can only recommend just chucking something out there. Throw down a few hundred words, even if rushed.

Momentum and looking to post perfection can be a killer sometimes, and if we are to learn a lesson from before, it's that we shouldn't be afraid of posting away a couple of hundred words to keep things going. I've got another weighty post coming but from there I'll be posting reactively, as that will be the final scene setting post I need to create. I'll be working on some background and round about stuff as well, as I have a few ideas I want to keep quiet-er, and discuss with a few individuals, to get their view.
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Re: Welcome to the Truth (or the Conclave Archive) OOC
« Reply #37 on: July 08, 2013, 08:20:01 PM »
Right, I'm up to 400ish words but I'm afraid I really do have to go out now, and this post simply is not finished...it's not a matter of polishing, I just haven't introduced the thing I've been building towards yet and am loathe to post it half-done.  I might be able to get it up later, if I get in early enough, but otherwise it'll have to be tomorrow.  Definitely no later than tomorrow though - I do agree with what you've said about momentum.  I'll also knock out some OOC stuff as soon as I can.  Sorry again for the wait!

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Re: Welcome to the Truth (or the Conclave Archive) OOC
« Reply #38 on: July 08, 2013, 08:21:20 PM »
No worries. I'm just trying to play the people poker right now while I can. I suspect someone else will need to take up the mantle occasionally.
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Re: Welcome to the Truth (or the Conclave Archive) OOC
« Reply #39 on: July 08, 2013, 08:36:50 PM »
It's a veritable who's who over here. Dosdamt summoned me, and I'd like to register my interest.
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Re: Welcome to the Truth (or the Conclave Archive) OOC
« Reply #40 on: July 08, 2013, 10:00:13 PM »
Pious, getting things rolling on Terra would be good

I've left it open, with regards to the election of a new Lord Terran of the Inquisition. Might you be wanting to fill that slot? Take advantage of the chaos? SIMPLY KILL SOME HERETICS? All good options

It would be good to get some politick going, J has a presence on Terra and she tried to use it alot
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Re: Welcome to the Truth (or the Conclave Archive) OOC
« Reply #41 on: July 09, 2013, 11:28:48 PM »
Welcome back Pious and Sargoth!  If this keeps up we'll soon have literally everyone back on here...

Charax: That Was Awesome.   Why do I get the feeling this foreshadows another showdown with Nathan? ;)

I've now posted on a rather smaller scale, introducing...something for Secret's Hold.  The Mentirians can wait; I found an old plot hook I couldn't resist.  Expect gribblies.

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Re: Welcome to the Truth (or the Conclave Archive) OOC
« Reply #42 on: July 10, 2013, 12:20:05 AM »
Somehow, I just knew you couldn't resist gribbly.

*puts on tinfoil hat*

Well, after last time, I know what to expect at least....

*sharpens pointy stick*

Ready

On topic, I'm readying another post, it's already looking a little behemoth-y at 2415 words, and I think I'm about 1/3 done. I may post a portion of it to keep things moving, mind, if that seems sensible. There's more backstory on J, and a portion of Terran politick.
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Re: Welcome to the Truth (or the Conclave Archive) OOC
« Reply #43 on: July 10, 2013, 01:41:28 AM »
I've ALMOST caught up with the IC thread and I'm working my way through this OOC thread.  I am glad to be back....VERY EXCITED to see everyone here!
Expect a post...SOON.

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Re: Welcome to the Truth (or the Conclave Archive) OOC
« Reply #44 on: July 10, 2013, 03:21:06 PM »
Since this thread at the moment seems to be Old One-heavy, should I be doing my best to hack through the posted archives before embarking on catching up with the IC posts, in order to stand a chance of understanding the weight of the matters being discussed?