View Full Version : Detective Maati is on the case!

06-06-2005, 03:06 AM
<DIV> <DIV>This is a story that was inspired by the RP event currently being held on Lucan D'Lere by an anonymous character. Details on the event can be found on <A href="http://eqiiforums.station.sony.com/eq2/board/message?board.id=109&message.id=18297" target=_blank>this thread.</A></DIV> <DIV> </DIV> <DIV><EM>Earlier in the day, the Teir'Dal Necromancer known as Maati Ammita had heard news of a mysterious informant mailing numerous Teir'Dal across Freeport asking them to join him in a Teir'Dal revolution, known only as K.T of RHT. After hearing this story, Maati became curious to know the informants true identity and what he was up to. And so, she aquired a brown trenchcoat, a brown hat and a gnomish bubble making contraption disguised as a tobacco pipe, and began her investigation. After speaking with a friend of hers named Viandra, who had recieved a letter herself from the myterious informant, Maati figured that since the criminal always returns to the scene of the crime, that the informant will most likely return to the postbox he used to mail all of these letters in the first place, if only to reply to the responses from the people he mailed. Maati figured that he'd use the Longshadow postbox, like he most likely used the first time, because it was the most obvious choice. No one expects him to use the Longshadow postbox because it's so obvious, therefore, it's the best place to send illicit letters undetected, seeing as no one would think to look there. No one except Maati Ammita and her amazing powers of deduction, of course. Maati fomulated a plan....</EM></DIV> <DIV><EM></EM> </DIV> <DIV><EM>Maati stood hidden behind the corner of Neriak Avenue in Longshadow Ally just on the right from the Longshadow postbox alongside Calitari Vardaril, Koada'Dal Bard, and Heika, Ratonga Shaman. Maati was a short Teir'Dal with pale blue skin, jade green eyes and white braided hair. She was wearing her brown trenchcoat, brown hat and had her bubble blowing pipe in her mouth. Calitari was short for a Koada'Dal, but taller than Maati. She had red braided hair, jade green eyes like Maati, and was wearing standand bards armour, light padded armour for easy movement. Heika was a short white furred ratonga in shamans uniform, black padded armour, again for easy movement. "Here's the plan", Maati said. "When I give the signal, Cali', you secure the left hand side of the path leading to the North Freeport gates. Heika, you secure the path right in front of us branching out into Neriak Avenue. 'kay?" Calitari and Heika both replied "'kay." </EM></DIV> <DIV><EM></EM> </DIV> <DIV><EM>They were watching for any supsicious looking characters using the postbox. Soon, Maati spotted a pitch black skinned Teir'Dal walk past holding a wooden box full of milk bottles, heading towards the inn next to the postbox. On the way, he stopped at the postbox, putting down his box of milk bottles, and began writing numerous letters. "Hmm, he sure does seem to be taking his time", Maati commented. "How clever of you, Mr G'Viz. You seem to the outside world to be just a mild mannered Teir'Dal milkman, but in actual fact, you are the mysterious informant trying to overthrow the Overlord! It's the perfect disguise. Who'd ever suspect the milkman?" Calitari asked "Why'd you think it's him?" Maati replied, "It's elementary, my dear Cali'! He heads to the inn every day to deliver milk to the residents of the place, and each day he stops at the postbox to mail his criminal friends, all under the militia's noses! Rather than congregate in a place where they might be caught, they instead maintain a tightly nit postal network! Diabolical!" Maati paused for a second. "But I have you now, Mr G'Viz...the criminal always returns to the scene of the crime!", Maati said. Calitari asked, "What crime? All he's done so far is mail a lot of letters to people?" Maati replied, "Conspiricy to start a munity!" Calitari then aksed curiously and happily</EM><EM>, "And you arn't?" Maati cheerfully replied</EM><EM>, "That isn't the point, the point is that this mysterious informant has a secret plan to overthrow the Overlord and once I crack the case, I'll be remembered as the greatest detective ever!", laughing gleefully. </EM></DIV> <DIV><EM></EM> </DIV> <DIV><EM>Calitari looked at Maati and smiled, bl</EM><EM>ushing a little. She was so cute when she was working away like this. Calitari wanted to hug Maati's adorable self there and then, and usually, Maati would be happy with this. Today, however, Maati was trying to remain inconspicious and they needed to remain quiet. "Calitari, you head round to the junction point leading to the North Freeport gates and make sure Mr G'Viz can't get through. Heika, you stand in front of the Neriak Avenue junction point and do the same as Cali'. Meanwhile, I'll go invisible and set up the explosives around the postbox. 'kay?" Calitari and Heika, once again, replied " 'kay" Calitari then paused for a moment, as if realizing something. "Wait, did you just say explosives?" Maati cheerfully replied, "Yeah." Calitari shrugged a little, as if used to Maati's work by now. </EM></DIV> <DIV><EM></EM> </DIV> <DIV><EM>Neither Calitari nor Heika disliked being a part of Maati's schemes. To the contrary, they found them to be very enjoyable and they liked helping out their friend. They were just occasionally shocked by Maati's methods. Calitari then replied, "OK", before sneaking around to the North Freeport juntion point via Longshadow's central square, while Heika stepped a couple of feet forward so that she was standing in the middle of the road. Maati meanwhile, cast the incantation to become invisible and proceeded to set up the explosives....</EM></DIV></DIV><p>Message Edited by Astralmage on <span class=date_text>04-22-2006</span> <span class=time_text>10:36 AM</span>

06-06-2005, 05:11 PM
<DIV>Edit: Thanks for breaking the story up a bit -- though I believe it could still use quite a bit more formatting, it is still a vast improvement. <BR><BR>Quite an amusing tale <img src="/smilies/3b63d1616c5dfcf29f8a7a031aaa7cad.gif" border="0" alt="SMILEY" /></DIV> <DIV> </DIV> <DIV><BR></DIV> <DIV><BR></DIV><p>Message Edited by Tristraam_EQ on <span class=date_text>06-07-2005</span> <span class=time_text>01:46 AM</span>

06-07-2005, 12:13 PM
<DIV>Maati:</DIV> <DIV>  </DIV> <DIV>    I officially am in love with you after this story. Fear me now. For I am coming to steal your wits. Fear your Fury Friend!</DIV>