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Aug. 6th, 2006 | 12:54 am
posted by: fatal_shiranui in south_town

Noon. Perfect time to wander through the preserve on the outskirts of the area, not too dark. Meaning she wouldn't have to worry.

A small smile crossed over Mai's lips, taking to a tree and taking a higher route through it. Curiousity was quite evident to her, curious to see if there was anyone else about. Anyone worth her time anyway.

As if.

"Quiet." She muttered under her breath, percariously perched on a rather wobbly branch though she didn't seem to take much notice of it if at all. Carefully she'd allow her gaze to wander, making sure she was not being followed. Nothing.

At least there was nothing around yet, it probably wouldn't stay that way for long. Silence and peace never did.

((Edited because mun's an idiot and can't think at one in the morning.))

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from: satsui_no_hadou
date: Aug. 8th, 2006 06:12 am (UTC)
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"Probably so.. the greater part of humanity is shockingly weak." He never even considered it might apply to him; Akuma rarely starts fights these days. Usually, he just finishes them. One of the better parts to establishing a reputation, in fact. At this point, he's more likely to find worthy fighters by having them come to him, the more interesting of tournaments notwithstanding.

Sitting upon the steps, he decided to hasten the process and placed his huge hand over the kettle; channeling ki flames into his palm, the water boiled almost immediately and was poured into the teapot and set to steep. She might notice the same smooth finish on all the wood that was seen on the stumps..

"What brings you here, Mai?" Small talk never was his strong point, and social skills are close to nonexistence after the life he chose. Still, it seems as if he's making something of an effort.

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from: fatal_shiranui
date: Aug. 9th, 2006 01:11 am (UTC)
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"Aren't they. It's such a shame that people are so weak. They take no time or pride into making their bodies stronger." She lightly fiddled with her hair, quite curious to this point.

"Mm? Well, curiousity and training among other things." There was a small, supposedly innocent smile. "I can't help it, it's more peaceful around here than where I stay."

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from: satsui_no_hadou
date: Aug. 9th, 2006 02:41 am (UTC)
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"Indeed a pity. What would the world be like if there were?" Now Akuma's smiling a little again; his dream! Worthy opponents on every street corner! Wait.. eyes are drawn to her hair-fiddling. What does it signify?

"I see.. Something I can wholly agree with, as you can imagine. What training regimen were you working on?" Tea just needed a little more time.

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from: fatal_shiranui
date: Aug. 9th, 2006 02:45 am (UTC)
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"It'd be a more amusing world and quite nicer as well." She stopped for a moment, letting the hair strand slip from her fingers.

"Mm? I like to keep my training a secret, gives an upperhand, somewhat anyway."

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from: satsui_no_hadou
date: Aug. 9th, 2006 02:59 am (UTC)
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"Relying on oneself instead of technology.. for the most part, anyway." Nice idea! And apparently the hair-thing was just a reflex. Or so it seemed.

And he's slightly amused. "Mai, I have seen you fight. I know your fighting style. And I do not go about carrying tales. Still, your training. Your choice."

Tea is ready! He pours into a pair of handthrown cups, and proffers one to her.

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from: fatal_shiranui
date: Aug. 9th, 2006 03:09 am (UTC)
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"That would probably kill a lot of the people now, sadly." She sighed a bit, moving to take a seat on the stairs for the time being.

"Mmm? Oh I know, but I still like to keep my little secrets. For the most part." Oooh, yay, tea. And she takes the cup handed to her, giving a small nod.

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from: satsui_no_hadou
date: Aug. 9th, 2006 03:17 am (UTC)
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"Unfortunately, that is true.." He moved aside, making room for her as the tea was passed over.

"Of course. For the most part." There is sippage.

Of course, now he won't be offering anything in return for that knowledge, but eh. Them's the breaks!

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from: fatal_shiranui
date: Aug. 9th, 2006 03:24 am (UTC)
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"Very unfortunate." Oh small talk how you were hated.

For the moment she'd take small sips, deciding it best to keep her mouth shut. This was a bit akward for some odd reason.

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from: satsui_no_hadou
date: Aug. 9th, 2006 03:31 am (UTC)
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And then he drains the cup. "The upcoming tournament. Do you know if it will be another team affair?"

Best he could think of for a change of topic! Smooth, Akuma is not.

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from: fatal_shiranui
date: Aug. 9th, 2006 03:32 am (UTC)
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And therefore Akuma fails, no really.

"Hm? I can't tell you that... I'm not even sure myself." Which gets her to make a mental note to ask someone who may know. Which was probably King or Terry by now.

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from: satsui_no_hadou
date: Aug. 9th, 2006 03:49 am (UTC)
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He WILL NOT fail! He will face his every challenge head-on! ..And probably fail, but that's not the point!

"Ah, well. No doubt we will find out in time." Hmm.. pour more tea!

"You said that your lodging lacked privacy.. in the city, I take it?"

Well yeah, unless you think she's taking a stroll every day from a town ten miles away! Car, what?

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from: fatal_shiranui
date: Aug. 9th, 2006 03:54 am (UTC)
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"Hopefully not too late." She trailed off for a moment, going back to playing with a strand of her hand.

A tiny grin was made, "Mmm? Yeah, it's rather loud and obnoxious, I admit." She couldn't help herself, a small snicker made more to herself. Oh yes, if he was paying attention this would be what normal people called flirting.

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from: satsui_no_hadou
date: Aug. 9th, 2006 04:09 am (UTC)
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"Considering your popularity? I would doubt it." A faint smile.

"Large masses of people never did sit well with me either.." He is paying attention, yes, but... Flirting? What's that? He hasn't had any real contact with the opposite sex save those that challenged him on his island or in tourney. It passes right over his head! Why, you can almost hear the whooshing sound.

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from: fatal_shiranui
date: Aug. 9th, 2006 04:12 am (UTC)
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"Though I think some still think I'm a joke." Which was rather odd for her to be saying.

Aw, then she'd have to step it up a bit wouldn't she? A small grin crossed her lips, scooting to try and get a bit closer, still playing with that bit of her hair again. Tough tactics for a tough subject evidentally.

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from: satsui_no_hadou
date: Aug. 9th, 2006 04:22 am (UTC)
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"I doubt that any who have fought you would think so.. and what matters the rest, anyway? If they come up against you, you have an advantage; if they do not fight, who cares?" He's got kind of a black and white view of the world, can you tell?

He gets wary at the scooting, but she probably isn't about to attack him... probably. Best guess is that she simply wanted more tea, and didn't feel like asking..

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from: fatal_shiranui
date: Aug. 9th, 2006 04:27 am (UTC)
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"I suppose so, who cares what they think anyway." Yeah, might as well go along with that.

And the scooting would continue a bit, making sure she was in range for this next little surprise and that would be the little peck to the cheek she would attempt. Real smooth, really.

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from: satsui_no_hadou
date: Aug. 9th, 2006 04:35 am (UTC)
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"A lioness should not allow herself to be swarmed under by ants." Just because he believes in driving a point home.

Wary.. wary.. WHAT!?


abaflabbljubblWHAT JUST HAPPENED HERE!? A girl just.. kissed him. Without any apparent reason. Did she poison him? No, ki flows were the same.. What was her plan!?

"...Why did you do that?" His voice was none too steady.

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from: fatal_shiranui
date: Aug. 9th, 2006 04:39 am (UTC)
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"Though sometimes the ants do make the lioness curious, no?" She had to finish it despite the almost flailing moment there.

"Mmm?" A small shrug, "There's certain other ways I have of keeping one to a checked position."

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from: satsui_no_hadou
date: Aug. 9th, 2006 04:51 am (UTC)
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"..What? If this is about using the reserve for training.." He's clueless. If he weren't him, he'd be spazzing and flailing right about now.

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from: fatal_shiranui
date: Aug. 9th, 2006 04:53 am (UTC)
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"That's... not what I meant." Well, she'd give him points for not flailing at least.

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from: satsui_no_hadou
date: Aug. 9th, 2006 05:00 am (UTC)
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"Then please, explain." He's starting to shove the confusion down, though it's quite a tough job!

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from: fatal_shiranui
date: Aug. 9th, 2006 05:03 am (UTC)
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"Do you really not know what flirting is?" The confusion in her own voice states her own opinion to that.

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from: satsui_no_hadou
date: Aug. 9th, 2006 05:19 am (UTC)
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Wait. She was flirting? With HIM?

"..Shiranui, ever since I defeated my own master, my life has been devoted to battle. I circled the world countless times, seeking warriors fit to oppose me, until eventually I gained my island and was sought out in turn. All this time, I have trained and fought. Flirting is part of my past, belonging to a stranger who wore my face before it had these lines."

Who knew Akuma had eloquence in him?

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from: fatal_shiranui
date: Aug. 9th, 2006 05:22 am (UTC)
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Well, that really put out her mood. Oh well.

"I know, I suppose I was out of line for that. Wasn't I?" Aw, look at pouting Mai, another one of her tactics for things.

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from: satsui_no_hadou
date: Aug. 9th, 2006 05:38 am (UTC)
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He sits for a moment, contemplating. At this point in his life, he NEVER thought he'd have to worry about these sort of issues...

Then he leaned over and kissed her on the cheek.

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