StarFall: Silver Arrow #6: Trapped!
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Wed Apr 6 04:47:54 PDT 2011
On Mon, 4 Apr 2011 21:52:16 +0000 (UTC), Phantasm wrote:
> "Silver Arrow turned you against me!"
> "You did that yourself!" she called out, falling to the floor,
> openly sobbing. "I don't know you anymore, Frank! How can I love
> someone I don't know?!"
> Silence was the only answer she received.
Interesting. I like how her helplessness isn't the focus here; it's her
and her brother facing off.
> Most jarring to all witnesses, however, was the
> fact that anything small and not secured shook uncontrollably as Arrow
> was wheeled past it.
...hmmmm, interesting. So this, essentially, means Silver Arrow *does*
have some form of powers.
> "I had cosmetic surgery," she told him, smiling nervously.
> "You mentioned that before you went on vacation," he said. "You
> didn't tell us how extensive. Full anthromod package, it looks."
Yet more interesting. I wonder where the technology for this came from?
> "I don't, sir. I ... I've been moonlighting as a dancer," she
> explained. "The Catwalk. Fourth and Wilcox. They wanted to go
> themed...." She paused and looked at him with big, pleading eyes.
> "Please don't fire me over this."
> "Tabitha, Tabitha," Robert said, leaning back in his own chair.
> "Why would I fire the best assistant I ever had over something as
> petty as an anthromod?" She smiled at this.
My question is, why does he pay his best assistant ever so little that she
has to moonlight? `` Or is it less 'has' and more 'wants to'?
> Slowly he closed the door behind him and took a closer look at the
> place. He'd never been here before; Fran didn't exactly hang out with
> Hugh and his friends, not attending UCLA. He wasn't even sure if she
> had even graduated high school or gotten a GED, now that he thought
> about it.
Tsk tsk. You really need to give more care and attention to reformed
supervillains than that.
> The apartment was in a low-rent neighborhood, and was in a complex
> that charged weekly rates, no questions asked.
Man, my rent's low and I had to sign a 12-month lease!
> Opposite the sofa-bed
> was a small television atop a dresser, currently on DisneyXD and
> showing _Spectacular Spider-Man_ with the volume turned down low; Jeff
> couldn't help but chuckle at the irony.
See, in universes with a superhero tradition stretching back to WWII or
further, something like that existing would feel odd. Here, though, it
> Hugh ran through a mist-enshrouded forest. He could hear the sounds
> of pursuit coming from behind him, as arrows flew past him. He knew
> it was only a matter of time before one found its mark.
Ah, the classic Dream Sequence Battle Symbolizing Inner Struggle.
> "I know." Suddenly a thought occurred to him. "Can you still still
> fit into your Catwoman Halloween outfit from a few years ago?"
> Hugh fights Artemis, Apollo, Robin Hood, and Lü Bu in the dream world
Ah, that's who that was. I think "oriental warrior" needed a bit more
Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, the beat goes on!
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