Pre-TFS RP: Away From Home

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  1. GABA

    GABA Legendary Fun Killer

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    Bang! Bang! Bang! Bang!

    "/How long has she been doing that?/"

    "/Three hours, 29 minutes and 45...46...47...seconds in counting.../"

    Bang! Bang! Bang! Bang!

    Nora laid on her back in the cell, one foot at a time slamming against the sealed durasteel door. Her brow furrowed and her eyes narrowed with each stomp, reminding her captures that she was still very much present in the tiny room, now cell, to hold her as the ship made their way towards the Hutt territories.

    Bang! Bang! "Ahhhrrghhhh!"

    The young Jedi yelled as she rolled her ankle against the door she sat up, inhaling quickly, and pulled back her fist as if she were to punch the door, but recalled it would be just as much or more painful than the throb in her ankle now. Nora rolled forward and pressed her forehead against the door.

    "When I get out of here, you're..." Nora suddenly lost her insult, "you're...you're going to be so sorry!"

    There were bellows of laughter.

    Nora lifted her head and let it fall against the door; turning around, she slid back down, returning to her back to keep up the slamming. The throb returned to her ankle and Nora closed her eyes, focusing on the pain, finding it differred greatly from the pain she had felt almost a year ago, the last she had seen her Master. She found it funny to describe it to herself as not as painful as what she had felt in her heart and chest. Just even thinking about it, brought a slight discomfort to the girl.

    She inhaled the stale air slowly, counting quietly in her head as she held her breath, and then releasing it. The girl let herself be, her thoughts cleared as she could more easily think of a proper escape.

    "You may not see it, but it will come..."

    Her Master's words rung in her head and the girl lost her focus, feelings of anger stirring in her chest as it lead her thoughts to other things that were of a bother. Nora huffed and rolled to her side, bringing her knees to her chest, holding herself close and whispering words of encouragement to herself.

    There was a sudden shake to the ship as the hyperdrive engines stopped, the ship creaked and there were loud cries of surprise and annoyance in the hall. Nora pressed her ear against the door to listen, catching something about fuel and empty and some wild explicatives she would note to herself to use later.

    They were landing...

    She wished she knew where they were, the windowless cell other than cramped, was not gracious in granting her additional information that would prove to be useful. The girl, however, knew the idiots were gracious in ways they would later regret. She could feel one on the ship, but the others had left. Closing her eyes, she rested her palm over the control panel, the energies of the Force flowed through her body as she drew upon its power to give her the satisfying click of the lock releasing her from her unjustified prison.

    Quietly, she looked around for any eyes before grabbing her belongs and hit the release on the dock, lowering the ramp. Which, to Nora's luck invited the one capture to come investigate.

    He yelled out in surprise and shock and pulled his blaster as the Jedi girl jumped off the side of the ramp and ran into the crowds of the space port.

    "Where the kriff am I?"
     
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    Raydo Lord of Naps

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    The astromech driod let out a string of annoyed beeps for the third time in a minute. Liam had longed learned to ignore the driod he called "A7" but even the patience of a Jedi has it's limits. "I know I am pacing, A7." Liam responded. The driod finally receiving a reasons quickly let out another series of beeps. "No A7. I don't need a drink. Isn't there something you can go check? The engines, perhaps?" He said nodding his head towards the door of the cockpit on the frieghter he had been leant by the Order.

    Liam had been assigned to investigate the disappearence of a young Jedi Knight a year ago after her former Master had slaim the girl's mother. Liam had grown up with the fallen Jedi and he had been upset to hear of her killing. The only source of information they had to go off of was the word of the girl's Master. While it was not his place to question a Jedi Master, Liam got a bad feeling about the man. All of this led the Jedi Knight to become quite obsessed with finding the girl, even after had been told to move on by the Jedi Council.

    He had chased multiple leads over the last year, but they had received an extremely credible tip that a group of pirate bounty hunters had captured the young Jedi and we're making their way to Nar Shaddaa to turn the Jedi in. When A7 had been able to intercept the group sending a picture of the captured Jedi, Liam had rushed to make it to the Outer Rim in time. Technically, he hadn't received permission to be out here, or for the ship for that matter but something's were better have worrying about later.

    Not wanting to raise too much suspicion, Liam had sent the Bounty Hunters an inquiry, not about that girl, but about purchasing her lightsaber. He posed as a rare artiract dealer and they had quickly taken the bait and arranged the meeting at small space station just inside the borders of Hutt controlled Space.

    Once arriving at the crowded station, Liam dressed as a well off merchant and made his way to the bar near the landing bays like they had arranged. Moments later, a small band of armed individuals came into the bar. Their leader approached Liam and they began barginning for the blade.

    A few moments in, a panicked voice came over the captains comm device "She...She's escaped" yelled the freoghtened voice. At one the group was off running back towards their ship.

    Pleased that she apparently still had fight left in her, he also cursed under his breath.
    He had to find her before she slipped off the station and back into the shadows.
     
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    The girl wrapped the cowl around her shoulders and head, looking around and listening to see if she could pick up the languages around her. Spacers of many sorts crowded the metallic streets that were illuminated by the dimming streetlights and the neon signs that pulled in all sorts of unruly folks. Not to mention the smell was putrid, as if someone decided to bottle the smell of an unwashed Hutt skin fold.

    She gripped her staff tightly, she needed to lay low for a while as she fell into her hunting instincts, though now, she was the one being hunted and if she guessed correctly, she wasn't too far from territory that would be highly unfriendly to Force sensitives. Now that she was out of the cell, she felt calmer, and almost wondered if she wasn't a bit claustrophobic, though regardless she sensed peace within herself and her mind cleared as she kept up with the foot traffic in the streets. Her staff clinked against the ground as she tried to find safe haven quickly.

    There was a small push from the Force, directing her attention back the path on which she just came; the girl glanced behind her and felt something poke into her back.

    "/Hello sweetheart./" commented the pirate, "/You should know better than to runaway like that, it gets everyone worried./" he said pressing the blaster barrel into the small of her back even harder before grabbing her arm. Nora gritted her teeth, she had underestimated these guys.

    "/I applaud your determination and skill,/" the girl hissed as she was directed towards an ally, "/But you don't possibly-/" Nora stopped as she felt a prick at the base of her neck, and her world begun to spin, "/Ohhh...no....you......./" Nora felt overwhelmed by the strength of the tranquilizer, the pirate letting her stumble around, waiting for the effects to kick in, "/you.....you......are going to........./"

    Nora swiped at the man who now split into three, "Kriff...." she said as the pirate begun laughing at the Jedi's struggle. The Force begun to swell in Nora as she raised her palm, pointing at the pirate, "Shhhttttaaap lauping..." she said letting the Force's energies pulse off her palm and into the pirate.
     
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    He waited several seconds for the group to leave before exiting the Cantina into the crowded street. He wasn't sure how if or how he could even find his fellow Jedi, but he closed his eyes and reached out with the Force. It only took seconds for some a rather rough looking individual to bump into the Jedi Knight, a blur of profantiies exiting the creatures mouth. Liam moved on away from the would be fight and towards the small space port.

    Even as he expanded his senses to search for the girl, it was extremely difficult to place his finger on anything that would be useful. It was like standing in a crowded room and listening for a whisper from a person that didn't want to be heard. He pressed forward, this would be his best and possibly last chance at locating Nora.

    He spent the next few moments searching the hangar bays. With each passing second it grew more and more unlikely that he would find her. Then he felt it. A surge in the Force that indicated someone was harnessing it near by. He took off down the hallway, dodging between walking individuals. He shed the outer robe on his doguise, leaving hospital Jedi armor exposed.

    He then saw the young Jedi woman stagger and swing widly at the group of pirates as they surrounded here. This was a fairly lawless station, but the area had cleared out pretty quickly, no one wanting to draw the ire of the pirates.

    "Release that woman." Liam quietly commanded. The pirates spun seeing the man they had planned on swindling earlier. A few laughed before they spotted the Jedi insignia on his armor. Theor look of Glee faded into one of determination. One Jedi would score them a fortune in Hutt Territory but two Jedi would be the largest payout they would ever recieve.

    A man that had not been apart of the main group rushed Liam from behind a crate off to the Jedi's right. With his senses extended, Liam easily reacted quickly enough to dodge the man's reckless attack. In the same motion, he drew his lightsaber and sheered the man's arm off, sending him screaming to floor.

    The room fell into chaos.
     
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    Nora blinked a couple times, realizing her push completely missed and instead the storage crates behind the pirate became the victims instead. Her hearing was starting to fall in and out and the world felt like it was moving faster than her. The girl leaned against the wall of the building, her staff pointed out to keep her distance, but she knew she was a sitting mynock.

    Someone else had joined them. "More?" she questioned shaking her head, trying to focus as someone cried out for the pirates to release her. Nora felt an overwhelming sensation to giggle, she had a big drunk grin on her face as the pirates took to Liam, no longer taking the girl as a threat as they set their focus on apprehending the other knight.

    "Ohhhh man...." Nora swayed, watching one fall to the ground with their detached limb, "So dang-herous!" cheer Nora, clearly being as unhelpful as she could be. She took a step forward, looking to move out of the way, but ended up collapsing on the ground, only to start laughing at her own clumsiness. "Go Jedi, we're such scum..." laughed the young Nora.

    The pirate that had lead her into the ally growled at the addition and pulled out his vibroblade, he saw Nora start to get up and backhand the girl to keep her down. He leaped at Liam, his weapon swinging across the Jedi's chest looking to gain the advantage as the others attacked him at once.
     
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    It was obvious that Nora had been drugged in some sort of way, but the group swarmed Liam before he could put much thought into the giggling Jedi Knight.

    A blaster shot rang out, Liam instinctively deflected the shot into one of the attackers fellow pirates. Things slowed down as the pirates wieghed their options, beginning to surround the Jedi. The alleyway was quiet except for the slurred muttering and laughter of Nora.

    After a short stand off, one of the priates leaped for Liam, swinging a vibroblade. Liam jumped back, the blade scoring his armor sending sparks into the air.

    Liam spun low as he moved backwards striking the pirate behind him. He deflected the vibroblade strike from another pirate before sending another one flying backwards with the Force. It was finally enough to break their will to fight.

    "Come on! Let's get out of here!" One of the pirates yelled before running the opposite way down the alleyway. The rest soon joined him and Liam and Nora were left alone in the alleyway. The older Jedi Knight moved to Nora and kneeled down. "My name is Liam Valros. We need to go before the station security shows up. Can you walk?" He asked looking around the alley, checking for any more danger.
     
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    Nora laid on her back for quite some time as she listened to the grunts and yells down the ally. She turned her head slightly, her vision still multiplying the world around her. A throb begun to grow on the side of her cheek, Did someone hit me? Her mind tried to pull some rational thought but it was much easier to just laugh and so the young Jedi Knight did.

    The girl rolled over and pushed herself up on all fours, feeling a moment of confusion on how to stand. Was it her right foot first or her left? Or did she need to put her arms out and then step...things were quite difficult, standing was quite difficult. She heard yelling from the pirates and decided she would try standing in a minute, she needed to rest. Sitting down, Nora let out a huff.

    Feeling a touch, her body wanted to react, and it definitely took a moment for her to understand what the man was saying. "Lee-om Va-row?" her face scrunched in confusion as she tried to process the name; the man continued to speak to her, something about walking and Nora turned her head to him with a sarcastic grin, "Yee-ahhh, I can walk, I got two legs." though it didn't occur to her he wanted her to do that right now, "If more people show up, just scare them. With. Your swipey sword thing. Bzz Bzzz" she said demonstrating awkwardly how to hold a lightsaber hilt.

    She let Liam help her up, using her staff to additionally prop herself up. "Where to?" she asked him, looking up and down the alley and then looked at Liam, "Are you a Jedi?" she asked with a bout of laughter, "Those guys aren't Jedi." she giggled pointing to the station security.
     
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    Raydo Lord of Naps

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    "Close enough" he said, smirking as she repeated his name. She was in no hurry, Liam glanced down the alley way again as she spoke. "If only our problems were fix so easily." He said before slipping an arm under hers. "Come on. Let's go." He said helping the Jedi Knoght to her feet. Once standing, she was able to keep her self mostly upright with her staff.

    "This way. My ship isn't far." He said as they both headed out of the alleyway. "A-7." He said as he lifted his comm device to his mouth. "Start the ship. We may need to get out of here in a hurry." He said being cut off by the over excited beeps of the astromech driod. "I..I don't have time to explain" he said as the beeping continued cutting him off again. "A-7 just start the ship" he finished before cutting off the communication.

    He hadn't noticed that Nora had stopped moving down the street and had turned around. She gestured toward the squad of security forces headed their way. "No. No they are not." He said stepping infront of Nora as he reached out with the Force. A cart filled with boxes began to teter before it fell blocking most of the road way. Several people yelled as they moved out of the way. Between the people I'm the street and the road blockage, it would buy them a few seconds.

    "Come on." He urged again, nodding towards the other side of the space port. He started out at a jog, making sure Nora could keep up, if she started to fall behind he would have to pick her up and keep running. Even as they turned to start moving, he could hear the security forces yelling for them to stop as the made their way through the debris. Out here in the middle of no where, the station was security was likely as dirty as the pirates were, but he still couldn't risk a fight with them.
     
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    As Liam knocked over a cart, Nora's attention turned to a food stand, picking up a stick of meat while everyone was distracted as they watched the other Jedi cause a ruckus on the street. She felt the seasoned tenderloin burn her tongue when she tried to take bite and frowned, turning to see the mess in the street as spacers who were not paying attention started to fall over one another. "You think insurance covers all that?" she asked quirking an eyebrow.

    He said something to her, but everything was taking a moment to register. Though, Nora felt a nudge, one that told her it was time to get moving. Her body protested as she kept up with the other Knight, gripping the staff in one hand and her free snack in the other. Luckily they moved with the street traffic, however, it wasn't to say that security had the advantage of air surveillance.

    Nora heard a yell behind her and felt a moment of clarity. The Jedi slowed, her double vision focused as the energies of the Force swelled as she dropped her staff, extending her palm and released.

    The girl gasped and stumbled backwards as a pulse rippled through the crowd from her finger tips. The wave created a domino effect, knocking over spacers and eventually occupying security with angry pedestrians tangled in their arms and those of others. Nora blinked, and grinned letting out a quiet "Woahhhh..." as she summon her staff and clumsily caught up with Liam while running into a dozen corners along the way.

    "Lee-pom! You'd see that?!" she cried out catching up as they reached his ship. The girl took a bite of her beef snack.
     
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    Raydo Lord of Naps

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    "Oh. That's not good" he spoke to himself as he looked over his shoulder and saw the chaos his fellow Jedi had cuased with the wild Force wave she had thrown. He motioned for her to keep going as she took a bite out of a piece of meat on a stick. "Where do you get...." He said cutting himself off with a groan. "Nevermind" he said as they entered the bay his ship was stored.

    The engines were on and the landing ramp was deployed. As they covered the last fifty feet, shots began to fly across the open space towards them as the security forces cleared the crowrd.

    Liam spun, igniting his blade once more and deflecting several shots they came near enough. He continued to slowly back his way towards the ship until he felt the metal ramp below his feet. He reached over hitting the button that retracted the landing ramp. As the ramp finished closing, one last blaster bolt entered the ship and struck the wall inches from Liam's head. "For Force sakes" he muttered, the wall still smoldering from the shot.

    "Get us out of here, A-7" he spoke the driod who had already taken off. He clipped the lightsaber to his belt as they stepped into the freighters common area. "Thanks to your.." he paused slightly "..quick thinking. We were able to avoid injuring any of the guards." He said giving a tired smile.

    "I am sure you have questions, as do I, but they can wait until you get some rest. There are guest quarters at the end of that hallway" he pointing down a short hall way which had several small bedrooms for crew. "I will be upfront with A-7 of you need anything." He said giving a slight bow to the Jedi Knight before making his way to the front of the ship