Session Start: Thu Apr 29 21:04:01 1999
*** Now talking in #A-Next
*** Topic is 'A-Next #9 "Stranded"'
<JessicaStark> *********AT ATTENTION********
<JessicaStark> Last week Titan went with his sister Alyssa, Cross
is seemingly being driven crazy by someone called Pax, Patriot has a new
sidekick called Star, and Jess was voted off the team by her own father
<JessicaStark> SCENE> AN HOUR AFTER JESS WAS VOTED OUT... THE TEAM
IS GOING OVER THE DECISION WHILE TONY STARK GETS READY TO LEAVE
<JessicaStark> SIM START
<TonyStark> IronMan... it's time we left.
<Miasma> Why the hell are you the one to decide what we do!?
<TonyStark> ::grabs his briefcase and prepares to leave::
<TonyStark> She's my daughter... I also fund half your money...
I have every right young lady.
<Cross> ::sighs, shaking his head:: Why off the team? She doesn't
<TonyStark> Star> What a dork ::from behind Patriot::
<TonyStark> She'll get hurt or worse... or maybe make the wrong
decision with you and you'll end up worse or hurt
<Goblin> ::shakes his head:: Wait.. half? And I agree there.. I
mean.. she might not be able to really lead yet.. but to just kick her
<TonyStark> it's done all ready. IronMan... let's go all ready.
<TonyStark> You're with me too and I want you back as my bodyguard
<Miasma> You're not the one risking your neck anymore so I don't
want to hear that kind of bullsh*t. I'll admit she can't lead but we can't
kick her out if it isn't the team's choice.
<Firestorm> ::sits quietly at the table and watches everyone arguing,
eyes widened slightly::
<TonyStark> RickJones> ::sighs::
<Goblin> ::looks from IronMan to Tony:: So.. gonna take two of our
members in one day? ::sits back, kicking his feet up on the table:: Trying
to cut your costs a little? ::grins::
<TonyStark> IronMan... if you don't come with me right now you're
<IronMan> ::Frowns:: I..alright. ::Stands::
<TonyStark> ::shakes his head:: All right... funding is cut then.
I wish you all good luck.
<TonyStark> ::leaves the room::
<Cross> ::looks at Tony:: Didn't you used to be Iron Man? What happened?
<Goblin> ::blinks:: I... uh...
<Firestorm> ::gnaws on her lip:: That's kinda... bad...
<TonyStark> I was... that was a long time ago
<Goblin> ::looks at the others:: Um... oops?
<TonyStark> Star> am I still on the team then?
<Patriot> Very bad..
<Fathom> You are not the only one who can provide us with monetary
<IronMan> ::Shakes his head:: ((What happened to the Mr. Stark I
used to know..))
<TonyStark> Rick> Well.. looks like we need a new leader...
<Cross> Evidently a lot's changed, hasn't it? ::looks around the
<TonyStark> Rick> Randi, Gobs... Patriot... any of you want it?
<Goblin> We need a lot more tha... ::blinks:: Say what?
<IronMan> I'm staying.
<Firestorm> ::glances sideways at Fathom:: ((Wonder how many rich
geniuses he keeps in his pocket...)) ::blinks and looks up, blankly::
<TonyStark> Are you?
<TonyStark> ::looks at him:: You know if you do... you're not needed
by me anymore... right?
<IronMan> With..or without the armor. I'm staying.
<TonyStark> keep it... consider it a gift... severance pay
<Cross> ::leans against the wall, watching everything, looking around
paranoidly but so that ppl can't notice it::
<TonyStark> Star> I'll be leader ::smiles brightly::
<Fathom> ::crosses his arms:: ((this has taken a terrible turn...I
only hope that when we need it most, I can arrange support from Atlantis))
<Goblin> ::glances at Star, smirking:: That'd be almost as bad as
<Firestorm> ::puts her head down in her arms on the table and mumbles::
i need more sleep
<TonyStark> ACTION> VOICE IN CROSS'S HEAD "ohh, things going wrong
there pale rider?"
<Miasma> ::Takes deep breaths, trying to clam her self down.:: How
dare he think pay us off!?
<IronMan> ::Watches him leave, frowning, slightly:: Goodbye, Mr.
Stark..::Sits down, somewhat lost in his thoughts::
<TonyStark> Rick> Goblin.. I know you had problems with us.. but
you have plenty of experience
<Cross> ::sighs to himself:: ((Leave me alone... go bother somebody
else... why me?))
<TonyStark> Rick> Listen... I'm going to check up on Jess you guys
think about it
<TonyStark> Pax> ::laughs:: oh poor Cross... we haven't even begun
<Pixie> SCENE> TITAN AND HIS SISTER PIXIE HAVE ARRIVED AT A LIGHTHOUSE
<Pixie> They're in there ::shrinks down and floats towards Titan::
<Pixie> Big guy? ::taps him on the shoulder::
<Titan> Who's in there?
<Pixie> ::flies towards the entrance::
<Pixie> ACTION> AS PIXIE FLIES INTO THE DOOR A FORCE BLAST ROCKETS
AT TITAN THROUGH THE SAME DOOR
<Titan> Ahh! ::shrinks down to ant size::
<Pixie> ::flies back out:: I'm sorry...
<Pixie> ACTION> A GRINNING ANT-MAN FOLLOWS PIXIE OUT THE DOOR
<Pixie> Ant-Man> Pym.. how gullible you are
<Titan> I should've anticipated this. . . ::frowns and returns to
<Pixie> Ant-Man> Pixie and I were paid plenty of gold for keeping
you away from the island
<Titan> Gold? ::smirks:: What are you two, pirates?
<Pixie> Ant-Man> ::pulls out the cannon and fires another force
blast at Titan::
<Pixie> Do you have to be so.. rough on him?
<Titan> ::dives to the side::
<Pixie> Ant-Man> don't get soft on me Alyssa!
<Titan> ((Pirates with big guns))
<Pixie> ********END INTERLUDE********
<Pixie> ACTION> RICK RUSHES BACK DOWN TO THE MAIN ROOM
<Pixie> Rick> Jess isn't here!
<Pixie> Rick> Her room... it's empty... and so is the other jet...
we're stuck here
<Cross> ::blinks:: Where could she be? ::stands up::
<Pixie> Star> My mom is going to be so mad at me for being late
<Miasma> Oh goodie... Do you think he's planned this?
<Goblin> ::blinks:: Um... what? you don't have boats of anything
<Pixie> Rick> Who?
<IronMan> What? ::Blinks and sighs:: Want me to go after her?
<Firestorm> ::raises her head:: Maybe... she just went for a ride?
<Pixie> Rick> No... the boats... are missing
<Pixie> ACTION> THE WHOLE PLACE IS ROCKED BY SOMETHING
<Pixie> ACTION> RICK HITS THE HARD GROUND AND PASSES OUT
<Cross> ::braces himself against the wall:: Coincidence? I think
<Star> ::falls back on her chair::
<Miasma> That Bastard!!
<Goblin> ::falls out of his chair:: Gah!
<IronMan> Whatthe..Terrific..::Hovers into the air, on his jet boots::
<Star> I just want to go home now
<Goblin> ::scrambles to his feet, forming his glider beneath him::
What timing! ::glides out of the room::
<Miasma> ::Stands up after a second of sitting down.::
<Star> ::looks at Patriot:: What should we do?
<Star> ACTION> A BOOMING VOICE CRIES OUT
<Goblin> ::calls back:: What do you do when someone knocks on your
door? Answer.. ::grins, pickign up speed::
<Fathom> ::winces at the intensity of the sound::
<Star> Tyrant> Fathom! You and your friends... meet your doom!
<Firestorm> ::picks herself up off the floor, glaring at her toppled
<Patriot> ::picks himself up:: oh no..
<IronMan> ::Heads for the exit:: Great..just great..
<Fathom> ((Tyrant? ....))
<Miasma> ::Turns herself into the flexablie steel and grits her
<Star> ACTION> A MAN DRESSED IN GOLD ARMOR WAITS OUTSIDE HOLDING
A LONG SCEPTRE
<Goblin> ::speeds for the nearest exit, readying a pair of pumpkin
bombs:: You best not be salesmen
<Cross> ::gets ready to take off his trenchcoat but finds it's missing
since he took to the habit of not wearing it anymore since the T-Bolt incident::
<Star> Tyrant> I'm Arik, the true son of Namor and enemy of Fathom.
<Patriot> ::gets his shield and heads outside::
<Miasma> ::Heads out side and blinks.:: Uhm, yeah...
<Fathom> ::flies at top speed towards the outside door::
<Goblin> ::stops, seeing Arik, holding a bomb in each hand:: Uh
huh... Well.. he's sorta our friend and all. ::wide grin::
<IronMan> Well..you're not a Jehova's Witness..that's for sure.
::Lets loose a blast of repulsor energy at Tyrant::
<Star> ACTION> A LARGE MUDCAKED HAND GRABS GOBLIN AND STARTS TO
<Firestorm> ::follows the others to the exit:: Isn't all that gold
a little heavy? ::eyes Arik::
<Star> Tyrant> And this... is my ally... Mudd
<Cross> ::looks at IM:: He's not? Aww... I don't have any real reason
to attack him, then.
<Star> Mudd> MUDDDDD!!!
<Goblin> Aggg!! ::concentrates, trying to send his glider through
the hand:: Let... go!!
<Miasma> Ya sure about that one? ::Turns flesh and charges straight
at Tyrant, shifts her right hand into a blade and aims for the neck.::
<Star> ACTION> TYRANT DODGES THE BLAST AND FIRES ONE TOWARDS IRON
MAN FROM HIS SCEPTRE
<Fathom> ::lands on the ground before Tyrant:: what is the meaning
<Firestorm> How... original... ::fires a blast of plasma at the
<Cross> Mudd... made of mud? Which is... made of water and dirt...
::sends a fire blast at the base of Mudd::
<Patriot> ::slings his shield and tyrant::
<Fathom> Only one child was born of my mother and father...
<Star> ACTION> WITH EXCEPTIONAL SPEED, TYRANT TRIPS UP MIASMA AND
KICKS HER IN THE RIBS BEFORE CATCHING PATRIOT'S SHEILD AND SLAMMING IT
INTO FATHOM'S HEAD
<IronMan> ::Tries to meet the blast with dual repulsor fire::
<Star> Tyrant> I'm unstoppable!
<Star> ACTION> THE BLASTS CANCEL EACH OTHER OUT
<Fathom> ::falls backwards and tumbles on the ground:: unnnfff
<Star> Star> you... weren't going for that move, right Pat?
<Patriot> ::shakes his head:: nuh uh..
<Star> Tyrant> Revenge Fathom... you destroyed my kingdom... murdered
<IronMan> ::Flies directly at Tyrant, trying to slam into him::
You're a pain in the neck, is what you are..
<Goblin> Ugn! ::lets his pumpkin bombs drop tot he ground, right
by himself and Mudd::
<Cross> ::continues to send the blasts of fire at Mudd::
<Miasma> MOOPH! ::Springs back from the ground to shapeshift back
into steel.:: That wasn't even a good kick ether! ::Stands up in a fighting
<Star> ACTION> MUD HAS A PART OF HIM BLOWN OFF AND ROARS ANGRILY
<Fathom> ::rubs the side of his head:: ((What is he talking about?))
<Cross> ((Come on you... dry out!))
<Star> ACTION> THE FIRE STARTS TO MAKE MUDD'S SKIN HARDER
<Star> ACTION> TYRANT FIRES ANOTHER BLAST TOWARDS PATRIOT
<Goblin> ::slips free, readying another bomb and backing a little
away from the hardening Mudd:: Just a liiiittle harder now. ::grins::
<Star> No! ::jumps in front of the blast taking the brunt of it::
<Miasma> ::As Tyrant fires she dashes for a sweeping low kick.::
<Goblin> ::glances back, hearing a scream:: Get the new girl outta
<Star> ACTION> TYRANT IS TRIPPED UP BY MIASMA
<Fathom> ::picks himself off the ground and and takes to the air
heading towards Tyrant::
<Firestorm> ackackack... ::looks around, hovering slightly::
<Fathom> ::dive bombs Tyrant to follow up on miasma's attack::
<IronMan> ::Rockets straight ahead, hands outstretched, to try and
slam into the off-balance Tyrant:: Goodnight, gracie!
<Star> ACTION> STAR LAYS MOTIONLESS
<Cross> ::continues to send the fire at Mudd:: Hey Goblin... how
about a Mudd shaped statue?
<Star> ACTION> TYRANT IS STILL GETTING KNOCKED OFF BALANCE
<Firestorm> ::lands quickly by Star, checking her pulse::
<Star> Tyrant> No... he promised me revenge!
<Fathom> Who promised you?!
<Goblin> It'll look good with the gnomes on the front lawn.. ::looks
back at Star:: How is she Fire?
<Star> ACTION> FIRESTORM DOESN'T FEEL A PULSE AND NOTICES A SMOKING
HOLE THROUGH STAR AND... SPARKS
<Cross> ::looks at Tyrant from looking at Mudd, still doing the
fire blasts:: Who?
<Star> Tyrant> The monster!
<Cross> ::stops sending the fire blasts at Mudd:: What monster?
<Cross> ::runs and kicks at Mudd:: Crack, damn you.
<Goblin> ::remembers the pumpkin bomb in his hand:: Oh yeah.. ::hurls
the bomb at Mudd:: This'll just make sure.
<Star> Tyrant> He gave me Mudd to subside my revenge against Fathom!
<Star> ACTION> MUDD IS BLOWN UP INTO MUD BITS ALL OVER THE PLACE
<Goblin> Ack! Move it Cross! ::speeds towards him, trying to get
<Firestorm> umm... People don't spark, do they? well, i mean unless
they'relikestuckina'lectricalcurrent ::shakes her head and takes a breath
and gingerly pokes Star's shoulder::
<Fathom> where is this "monster"?
<Miasma> ::Aims a blade right at Tyrants throat then stops, just
bearly cutting the skin.:: ((What am I doing?)) Stay still and shut the
hell up before I slice you to ribbons...
<IronMan> WHO gave you Mudd? ::Charges up his repulsors:: Spill
<Star> ::eyes open:: ohmigod... is it bad? I can't stand to
<Cross> ::dives out of the way:: What'd the guy *oof!* look like?
<Star> Tyrant> the... Maestro!
<Star> Tyrant> Ruler of Monster Island!
<Firestorm> ::puts on a smile:: No blood, no blood at all. ::smiles
<Goblin> ::flips back, hovering in front of Tyrant:: M-m-maestro?
<Star> Really? ::looks down and notices the huge whole which is
slowly repairing itself:: w-what's happening to me?
<Cross> ::blinks:: Monster Island? Whoa... ::mocks that he's lost
his balance:: Flashbacks from bad B-rate monster movies.
<Miasma> Who the hell is Maestro? ::Dosen't put down her guard.::
<Star> Tyrant> ::swings his Sceptre at Fathom::
<Fathom> ::looks over at Goblin::
<IronMan> Oh terrific..the friggin Hulk..::Hits Tyrant with a jab,
in an attempt to knock him out:: We'll let the authorities, handle you..
<Fathom> ::raies his arm to block::
<Firestorm> Umm... I really don't know. Jess is... err...
was... err... She's the robot expert...
<Star> ACTION> TYRANT LOSES HIS SCEPTRE AND MAKES A RUN FOR THE
<Fathom> ::picks up Tyrant's sceptre::
<Miasma> ::Tries to tack him.::
<Cross> ::sends a fire blast at Tyrant, trying to melt the armor
<Goblin> Ack! Stop him! ::sends energy blasts from his fingertips
<Star> ACTION> ALL THE ATTACKS ARE HURTING TYRANT... A LOT
<Cross> Ack! ::shuts off the blast when he sees Miasma::
<Star> Tyrant> Ah! Curse you!
<IronMan> ::Fires a stinger, at the fleeing Tyrant::
<Star> Tyrant> ::Falls to his knees::
<Star> Tyrant> Kill me... finish me you fools
<Miasma> ::Bites back the pain and tries to pin Tyrant down.:: I
said stay still...
<Goblin> Hold him.. if we're lucky.. he didn't just swim here and
we'll have some transportation.. ::glides towards Firestorm and Star::
<Star> Tyrant> Fathom... kill me like you did my father!
<Miasma> And waste space to bury your corspe? Hell no.
<Star> ::stands up:: I... shouldn't be breathing... what's going
<Fathom> ::clenches the sceptre tight:: I did not kill my father...
<Cross> ::stops, noticing Star for the first time:: ((Didn't she
have a hole in her chest...?))
<Star> Tyrant> ::glares at Fathom::
<Goblin> ::jaw drops, seeing the "wound" in Star:: Umm.. uhh.. you're
<Firestorm> ::looks at Star:: Where did you say you were from, again?
<Cross> ::eyes narrow, stepping back from Star:: Another one of
<Fathom> ::meets Tyrant's gaze with his own fierce determination::
<IronMan> ::Looks over at Star, blinking:: Uhm..that, would definitely
not be normal..
<Goblin> Yes.. from.. radio shack?
<Star> No I'm not! I go to high school... I...I'm in the frickin'
junior prom comittee!
<Miasma> ::Sighs and keeps his arms locked and glances behind her.::
Wooo, a mutie maybe?
<Goblin> ::looks from Tyrant to Star:: Oh man...
<Firestorm> Haven't been... experimenting with any strange... computers,
<Star> Tyrant> If you don't kill me now... I will kill you... and
<Goblin> ::groans:: Will somebody shut him up? Just.. keep him alive
<Star> I don't even know how to turn one on
<IronMan> ::Shoots Tyrant with a stinger:: No you won't. That dosage,
ought to keep you out, long enough for the authorities to get here..
<Star> ACTION> TYRANT PASSES OUT
<Firestorm> ::pushes hair back out of her eyes:: Um... ::shrugs::
Darned if I know, then
<Goblin> ::glides closer to Star:: Umm.. ::squints at where the
wound was, using the lenses in his mask to zoom in for a better view::
<Miasma> ::Stands and shivers slightly.:: ((I coulda killed him.
What stopped me?))
<Fathom> ::sighs relief:: ((this is all...so sudden..so confusing...))
<Cross> ::frowns and sits down on a chair, trying to sort things
over:: ((Is this your doing, oh mysterious pester of mine?))
<Fathom> ::exmines the sceptre while mulling over his thoughts::
<Star> ::looking at Cross:: you ok?
<Star> ACTION> THE SCEPTRE SEEMS TO BE OF A HIGH TECHNOLOGY
<Ant-Man> Time to finish this... as I'm sure your teammates are
<Ant-Man> ::aims the blaster at Titan:: Ready to die yet Pym?
<Titan> What purpose was served by bringing me here? ::doesn't even
<Ant-Man> Keeping you away from your team of course, simple isn't
<Ant-Man> Pixie> WE can't do this...
<Ant-Man> Shut. UP.
<Ant-Man> C'mon babe... you can't really care about this loser
<Titan> ::glances at pixie:: If the team was marked for death and
you plan on killing me anyway. . .
<Ant-Man> I wanted that pleasure myself
<Ant-Man> Your father ruined my father's career
<Ant-Man> ::takes off his helmet::
<Ant-Man> My father was the original Goliath... than he became weak
called himself Atlas...
<Ant-Man> Your father... broke his spirit... made him weak.. and
he was killed because of it
<Ant-Man> Now... time to return the favor ::begins to pull the trigger::
<Ant-Man> Pixie> No! ::fires a sting blast at Ant-Man's hand
knocking the blaster away::
<Titan> Your father was a criminal. . . ::picks up the blaster::
<Ant-Man> you... betrayed me!?
<Ant-Man> Pixie> I couldn't let you just kill him
<Ant-Man> Pixie> but.. I can't let you be caught either... my love
::presses a button teleporting herself and Ant-Man away::
<Titan> This isn't over. . . ::sighs::
<Ant-Man> *********END INTERLUDE******
<Ant-Man> ACTION> THE TEAM IS STILL ON THE ISLAND INSIDE THE MEDLAB
<Ant-Man> Star> ::sitting on a table:: so... I'm going to live?
<Cross> ::leans against the wall, watching the group, frowning::
((Have to figure this all out...))
<Goblin> ::scratches his head:: Well.. yeah... I guess. I mean..
you healed.. er.. repaired yourself.
<Star> ACTION> A DARK FIGURE STANDS IN FRONT OF CROSS
<Star> Pax> Hello young one. ::grins with crooked yellow fangs::
<Fathom> ::sets the sceptre on a counter and turns to watch Star::
<Star> This is too much...
<Star> I'm not even normal..
<Firestorm> You'll be fine, Robo-Girl. And normal is boring,
didn't ya wanna be one of us? ::grins::
<Star> My name is Claudia ::sighs::
<Cross> Umm... guys... please tell me you see him ::points to Pax::
<Goblin> Yeah I mean.. Look at her. ::motions to FS, smirking::
<Star> ACTION> EVERYBODY SEE'S CROSS POINTING AT MIASMA
<Goblin> See wha..? ::turns around, lookign in Cross' direction::
That's.. not a him
<Firestorm> ::makes a face at Goblin, then turns to look at Cross
and Miasma:: What about her?
<Star> ACTION> CROSS LOOKS AGAIN TO SEE MIASMA AND PAX LAUGHING
<Cross> ::frowns, looking at Pax:: He's not a her... he's a vam...
::shuts up:: ((Only make them think I'm more insane...))
<Miasma> ::Blinks and looks around.:: I'm a girl thank you...
<Fathom> ::quirks and eyebrow::
<Firestorm> She's a vam? What's a vam? ::looks blankly at Miasma::
<Miasma> ::Sighs, shurgs and leans against the wall.::
<Star> ACTION> TITAN ARRIVES AND WALKS INTO THE MEDLAB
<Goblin> I got a headache.. ::glances at Titan:: Where you been?
<Titan> I see you all had an interesting night as well?
<Star> What happens with us now? We have no funding... no
headquarters... no leader...
<Goblin> Uh huh..
<Star> and we have some musican after us
<Goblin> We have a headquarters.. just.. well.. i guess we don't
sine this counts as Stark's funding and such.. ::groans::
<Firestorm> What kind of musician? ::looks at Star::
<Star> that... Maestro creep
<Goblin> ::whispers:: Maestro..
<Star> ::hops off the table::
<Fathom> who is Maestro?
<Star> I wish Pat was here ::frowns::
<Firestorm> ::confused look for a moment:: Oh... right. What
that guy was babbling about.
<Titan> ((Funding? And I thought they were just fighting for their
lives. . .))
<Goblin> Oh yeah Titan.. uhh.. ::motions to Star:: Something interesting
you might wanna see..
<Star> ::sighs:: I'm... ok
<Cross> ::looks around:: Where's the nearest phone? ((I need to
call my mom...))
<Fathom> ::shakes his head:: we can get through this...
<Titan> One thing at a time. Did you have that "talk" about Stark?
<Star> ACTION> THERE'S A PHONE RIGHT NEXT TO CROSS
<Fathom> how about we elect a leader?
<IronMan> Maestro..is..Well..the Incredible Hulk. Or was, anyways.
<Goblin> You could say.. talk.. Jess is gone. Tony is gone. Money
<Star> and I'm a stupid robot.
<Cross> ::picks up the phone and dials in his mom's #::
<Fathom> don't give up on the money jsut yet...I may be able to
<Star> But I remember growing up... this is crazy
<Star> ::looks at Fathom::
<Goblin> Yeah.. Star's.. um... interesting.
<Goblin> Know some high rollin' guppies?
<Titan> ::nods:: Now were you all attacked while I was away?
<Goblin> Yeah.. Fathom's brother or second cousin..
<IronMan> Yeah..some guy with a major mad on, for Fathom.
<Fathom> well my father is a king...
<Cross> ::drums his fingers on the side:: ((Come on mom.. pick up...))
<Titan> Hmm? And now what's this about robots now? ::turns to star::
<Star> ACTION> THERE IS NO ANSWER
<Star> I'm no robot... I don't know what I am
<Star> I grew up... I bleed
<Fathom> ((lots of help that does me...but maybe I have a few favors
I can pull))
<Star> I... have a crush on Mel Gibson Jr.
<Cross> ::hands up the phone:: I... need to go...
<Star> ::blinks:; What?
<Goblin> And you.. spark when a hole's blown through your chest.
Titan? Mebbe you can.. figure out what's up with her?
<Star> We're a team... we need you
<Star> I don't like doctors
<Star> thanks but no
<Goblin> Umm... okay. Splitting up right now is pretty bad. Solo's
not much fun, trust me.
<Firestorm> ::attention zones in again:: Oooh, wasn't that a cool
vid he di--::fades into babble as no one's listening::
<Star> So where do we go from here? ::looks at Goblin::
<Goblin> ::points at Titan:: Does he look like a doctor to you?
<Cross> ::shrugs:: I can't get off this island, anyways... and I
need to get to my mom's...
<Star> you have a mom?
<Titan> ::strokes chin::
<IronMan> Okay..let me see if I get this straight..Star's somehow
a robot, yet not a robot..Funding's gone, Jess is gone, the Maestro is
after us..Uhm..what are we gonna do about him, anyways?
<Firestorm> No, he hatched from an egg ::snickers::
<Star> Maybe we should just get off this island while we still can
<Goblin> ::blinks:: Uhh.. dunno. Maybeeee Tyrant had some sorta
transportationt o get here. Kinda a long way to swim. Not all of us can
<Star> I need to get home too...
<Star> My parents might help
Cross> ::looks at Star:: Who're your parents?
<Star> Mr. and Mrs. Conner.
<Star> They're human so don't look at me like that
<Star> ::heads for the jet Titan used to get home::
<Goblin> ::blinks, looking at Titan:: Why didn't you say you took
one of the jets?
<Titan> No one asked
<IronMan> Heh..Well, I guess we take that jet, then.
<Goblin> I hate comedians. ::heads out of the medlab after Star::
<Fathom> but where are we going?
<Star> ACTION> EVERYBODY GETS INTO THE JET AND IT TAKES OFF AS A
LONELY FIGURE WATCHES FROM THE ISLAND A LITTLE MISTY EYED
<Firestorm> ::hums under her breath:: Off to see the wizard..
<Star> Jess> Goodluck guys... you have no idea what you're up against
yet... ::sighs and waits for her ride::
<Star> *********END SIM*******