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IC => Fantasy => Topic started by: PendragonXeno94 on September 21, 2020, 06:53:38 PM

Title: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: PendragonXeno94 on September 21, 2020, 06:53:38 PM
Fifteen years. Full of pain, loss, hopelessness. Time was a blur. Her pain was a blur. Even with her supposedly being the most eligible bride in the land, she concealed herself in her manor. Her wings torn and ragged, all color faded from them. Her hair, once sleek and tangible, now dark and wild. Fangs flashed every time her lips parted. Half her face burned and scarred. Once bright eyes no longer carried light in them. Mangled fur covered her body and her hair covered half her face.

Even the monstrous men of her village didn't dare to come forth and see her. It was all she could do to cling on to her last sliver of faith.

Resting on the rooftop, she cast her eyes upward toward the night sky as the stars twinkled and the bats danced in the air. She sighed to herself as she thought on all the what-ifs. It was no use, but she couldn't help herself. Her family abandoned her, as did her friends. There was still no word from the man responsible for her misery. Another sigh escaped her before she slipped through her bedroom window and curled up in her bed, wiping away silent tears as she covered herself with her blanket.

"Mistress?" someone called.

She lied still.

"Mistress?"

Still not giving a response, she waited until the footsteps faded so she could close her eyes and try to sleep.
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: readlliea on September 21, 2020, 07:41:57 PM
There wasn't quite a need for his human form but then again, Inle did like it. He preferred to not flash everyone with his colorful wings nor accidentally hit them with em. Being one of the Mothfolk, he was basically just a large insect like being based around any possible species of moth. For Inle, he held a strong similarity to the Atlas Moth, one of the largest silkworm moths there was. Even in human form he sported some rusty red hair that looked fluffy and normally he tried to tame this hair by making it into a long ponytail, wrapping a white bandage over it and letting a tuft at the end stick out. Sadly being a Mothfolk, it meant he had a strict diet and many things were off the menu. His human form was gaunt and thin, yet he was desired. His thin build and tall height was seen as marks of beauty to many monsters who wanted a more delicate looking lover to compliment their own might.

But it was truly in his real form that he was desired for. His beautiful wings, the softness of his fur, and the way it gave him a near unreal look. Mothfolk sadly were rare in these parts, he'd been adopted by a family here and brought over from some other land. How they managed this, he hadn't a clue. Perhaps it was due to their higher standing here? They weren't rich but they were very well off.

"Come on Inle, can't you show us those pretty wings?" A rough voice asked before they burst out laughing.

Ah the drunkards that frequented the area outside of the tavern as well as in it, he could only smile as he shrugged his sharp shoulders.

"Sorry, I have to get some work done. Can't have those large things out in enclosed spaces after all." Inle replied before quickly walking off.

His long legs carried him swiftly away without having to break into a run. He wore simple pants and shoes, a offwhite long sleeved shirt with a blue vest over it. Cooper buttons kept the blue material closed. Now even in human form, his second pair of arms liked to stay put, the insect like appendages were curled in at his waist. Keeping a clutch of books and scrolls against his stomach.

Now working for the library in town was a job he preferred but even he had to keep up a second job since not everyone was into the books and scrolls of old. With this items in tow, the walk home had started. At one point he felt the air was changing..it turned colder. A stronger gust of wind...was a storm coming? He had to get home quickly, the rain was something he didn't want to get on the important items he had. Unbutton his vest and removing it, he shoved it into his bag as well as the scrolls he could fit without damaging. His long sleeved shirt had four holes in it for where his large wings could easily slip through whenever he let them out.

Only partially shifting, the large brownish red wings emerged with their memorizing pattern. Taking to the skies, he had opened his plan would've worked. Twenty minutes in and the storm had blow him off course, slamming him into a tree as a pained cry left him. It was carried along the wind, possibly to any open window. Falling to the ground after hitting some branches, Inle landed in a heap on the ground. Gasping as his other moth attributes emerged, his antenee were jostled by the strong wind, he looked even thinner. His hair had grown in volume and length, breaking free of the makeshift ponytail and going down his back. His upper right wing had a tear in it; something that would heal in time but his ability to fly was gone for now.
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: PendragonXeno94 on September 21, 2020, 08:06:48 PM
A few servants glanced out the window before spotting something... or rather someone... collide with a tree and land in a heap. They rushed out with blankets covering their heads and found him with a torn wing and jousted antennae. One offered their hand as the other two covered him and walked him in once he was on his feet. As they walked him to one of the nearby rooms and got a fire going, one servants rushed to his mistress's door.

"Mistress, mistress!" he cried.

She brought her head up, her hair more tousled than before and her eyes blinking owlishly. "What?"

"There's a man-"

The door swung open and she leapt into the air. Sticking to the darkness, she sat just above the man and tilted her head curiously. She hadn't seen his kind before, and it seemed that he got lost in the storm. Poor thing. If he could be of any help to her...

"Mistress," whispered the servant. "Let the poor man rest. You can speak to him to the morning."

"Sh." She kept her index finger up for a moment. "I want to get a good look at him."
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: readlliea on September 21, 2020, 08:20:02 PM
Being slammed into a tree by a strong gust of wind hurt, it disoriented the Mothfolk and when he saw people approach, there was a mixed feeling on what to do. He was in pain and a damaged wing wouldn't help him get home now. His thin hand reached and accept the help up, he groaned as he felt more pain fill him. The blanket drapped over him was something he didn't even notice.

Long legs gave out when he got close enough to the bed within this room, sinking to his knees as he breathed heavily. His wings were easily sticking out from under the blanket, the torn one twitched as the nerves were still reacting to the pain. He needed to retract them, to take on his human form but right now, he was too out of it. Using a hand to pull himself up, the blanket slid off of him and fell to the floor. Revealing his thin form and the instect like second pair of arms at his waist. Taking a seat on the bed, he rubbed his eyes.

"W..here....." Inle muttered groggerily.

His antenne twitched, sensing others here but he wasn't in the mood to twist his body around. Everything hurt.
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: PendragonXeno94 on September 21, 2020, 09:54:45 PM
"Mistress, please," the servant quietly begged. "Let him rest."

She said nothing as she studied the man from afar. Stewing in silence for a moment, she decided to stay where she was. "It's alright," she said, her voice raspy and deep. "You're safe."

The servant sighed to himself as he left the room.

"I'm sorry you were caught in the storm and got hurt. You're welcome to stay..."
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: readlliea on September 21, 2020, 10:06:49 PM
Surprised by the voice, his wings flared up and he he winced. Groaning as the pain from the tear in his upper wing went down and into his back. He stumbled off the bed and shuddered, looking for the source of the voice but not finding anyone since the Mistress was well hidden. Letting his wings droop behind him, he took a few uneasy breathes.

"I thought...I could get home before it hit. Seems I choose a poor course of action to try and fly." Inle replied, trying to give a smile but his disoriented state didn't let it appear.

Glancing to his wing, he took note of the damage. Yeah...it was just as bad as it felt. This was going to take a while to heal...crap.

"Thank you, for your hospitality." Inle added as he looked around the room. "I'm afraid I don't have a way to repay you.."
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: PendragonXeno94 on September 23, 2020, 10:31:15 AM
She shook her head as she seemed to have startled him and watched him fall out of bed. Even if he needed to get home... well, his wing needing to heal seemed as good of an excuse as any.

"There's no need to repay me," she said. "But it might be best that you stay until your wing is healed. Those things need time and rest." Remaining in the shadows, she ran a hand through her hair as she tried to think of something else to say. "If there's anything you need, my servants will take care of it."

As much as she wanted to step out, she didn't want to frighten him and possibly chase him away.
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: readlliea on September 23, 2020, 01:32:27 PM
“R...right..” Inle replies, pulling himself back into the bed.

His wings twitched and while he wanted to hide them from sight, he couldn’t really do that. His body wouldn’t let him. Sinking dm down to his chest, his eyes started to close as he was drifting off.

“Okay...I...I understand.... than...” Inle started but quickly found himself passing out at last.
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: PendragonXeno94 on September 23, 2020, 09:07:56 PM
Once he was asleep, she returned to her room.

"Amaryllis?" one of the servants said.

"What is it now?" she snarled.

"Perhaps you could show yourself to the young man in the morning."

She pursed her lips. "Perhaps not. He would only run off if I tried."

"But you don't-"

"I know that. Just... I need some rest."

"Of course, Mistress."
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: readlliea on September 23, 2020, 09:22:04 PM
Once the morning had come, Inle awoke slowly. Groaning as he pushed himself up off the bed and he went to check his wings, only to see they weren't sticking out of his back. Good. That meant that during his sleep he went into human form. It was a bit of a relief, as now he knew his wings were safe and the injuried one would start healing better. Having them out while damaged only made the process slower and more painful. Still, he would have back pain until it was healed. The trade off if you wanted to view it that way.

Rising from the bed, he prushed all the powdery like substance off his clothes and tried to do so for the blanket and sheet. Even the Mothfolk had the powdery stuff on them as did normal moths. Some people didn't like it, it did get everywhere. A sigh left him though as he did the best he could; granted just made the stuff fall to the floor and get stuck to his hand.

What to do now? He wasn't sure if he should go to the door or not. After all, he was a guest here and he had to recover. Some would try to tell him to stay put in the room to heal. Hm...tricky choice.
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: PendragonXeno94 on September 24, 2020, 08:54:55 PM
Amaryllis began to stir as she stretched her wings and slumped out of bed. Running on little sleep as usual, she returned to the man's room to see what he was up to. She stuck to the shadows, watching him contemplate leaving the room.

She then went to the hallway where she turned the doorknob and opened it ever so slightly before running off. She couldn't afford another one to run away. Not when he had to stay to make sure his wing recovered.

A young servant happened to walk by when she spotted the man out of bed. "Oh! Just in time," he said. "Breakfast is ready."

Amaryllis rolled her shoulders as she swooped to the dining room and picked up a few things before concealing herself in the darkest corner of the room.
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: readlliea on September 24, 2020, 09:07:25 PM
The door knob turned and as Inle turned his gaze to look, he watched the door come to a end in it's motion of opening. How had that? A look of confusion was on his face. Surely there was no draft strong enough to pull that open right? Granted, he didn't know the state of this place but he was certain that the door shouldn't be able to open on it's own .He heard the door knob turning right? Or was that a different sound?

This matter didn't last long since someone was walking by and mentioned that breakfest was ready. Oh dear....how many weird looks would he get with this? Still he gave a friendly smile as he pulled his vest out of his bag and slipped it over his shirt; just to hide the holes in the shirt for his wings.

"Thanks." Inle said as he followed the individual.

Upon reaching the table where many items of food rested, Inle felt bad about what he knew he was going to have to do. It took a great deal of running the old words through his head, but after a few minutes of grabbing a single cup of water that he procedded to put sugar in, the weird look he got finally helped him to speak up.

"I...I can't...eat a lot of normal food....due to my species." Inle started, though he was stumbling over his words. "Since normal moths live off of nectar, it's kind of translated to us. Nectar is pretty much sugar water, so I can eat sugary things. I...I honestly can eat flowers too but I...I didn't want to make it weirder..."
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: PendragonXeno94 on September 30, 2020, 10:32:36 PM
Amaryllis watched him curiously from the darkness as he put sugar in his water and explained that he can only eat sugary things. She rested her chin on home large hand as she pondered it over for a moment.

"Would you fetch him something he can eat?" she asked.

The servant nodded and left to get Inle something he could eat.

"Forgive me," she said to him, "I don't normally show myself to guests. Wouldn't want them having a heart attack."
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: readlliea on September 30, 2020, 11:00:56 PM
Truthfully, he was expecting some sort of confused or weirded out expression from the servant. Before they could muster a change in expression though, that voice emerged once more. Causing his antennae to raise up and twitch. These things were useful but all they really did was help his senses be higher. They picked up on vibrations and such basically. It gave him no real heads up on what the owner of the voice looked like and well, he was surprised.

"Oh, it's fine. " Inle replied. "Um...well hiding my wings for my reasons don't really have the same weight as that reason..."

Rubbing the back of his neck, Inle hunched his shoulders a little. Struggling to think of what he could say to that type of response. He hide his wings as he didn't want people to constantly remark about them, that was nothing similiar to this person's situation. He was caught offguard by this and a little afraid. If the Mistress of the house thought that about their own looks...well, he was worried anything he'd say might make her feel hurt or angered.

"Did you...sleep well?" Inle asked, hoping that making a new conversation could help.
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: PendragonXeno94 on October 01, 2020, 04:20:50 PM
She sighed to herself as he seemed to try to carefully word things in order to avoid offending her. But she was relieved that he wanted to change the subject. "I hardly slept," she said. "It's nothing new for me."

The servant brought out some things Inle could eat and left without another word.

"I hope you slept well."
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: readlliea on October 01, 2020, 04:40:47 PM
"I did, more than likely how sore I was helped me fall asleep faster." Inle answered with a small nod. "Thank you for..letting me stay. I honestly didn't think that anyone lived out this far but, my own lack of knowledge of this town is probably why I thought that."

Sure he lived here for a good amount of his life but that didn't mean his adoptive parents hadn't told him everything about the place. Though he so far wasn't thinking of the local rumors or the scary stories he was told to make sure he behaved. With the food offered that he could eat, he gave a kind smile before taking another drink from his glass.

"Sorry bout the whole...can only eat sugary things. I do promise I won't go through everything." Inle added, chuckling lightly as he tried to make some humor for the moment.
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: PendragonXeno94 on October 02, 2020, 06:59:49 PM
"Good."

Amaryllis sat in her spot still, watching his every move and shaking her head when he promised he go through everything. "It's fine. I can't remember the last time I had anything sugary." With her curse, she didn't quite crave it like she did before. But seeing someone like him... did bring a little joy to her. But she wasn't exactly sure how he would react if she told him.

"Well, since you'll be staying until your wing heals, there are a few gardens that you could explore. The roses are in full bloom this year." As she got up, the light just showed a sliver of her face to him. Realizing he saw her, she quickly flew out of the room and hid among the exposed ceiling beams.
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: readlliea on October 02, 2020, 07:25:02 PM
"Gardens sound nice." Inle replied, giving a more relaxed smile.

Thogh when the small bit of light hit her, Inle found she was swiftly gone. Taking a step forward, he was going to urge her to stay put but he found the words unable to leave him. A sigh left him as he stood there alone, swirling the cup of sugar water in his hands before finishing it off. This was going to be a tricky recovery, he could already feel it.

He hadn't the heart to chase after her to make her come back, she fled the room for her own reason and maybe she was just uncomfortable. She moved so fast though..faster than what he was used to seeing. It didn't help that he wasn't prepared or trying to pry when part of her face was revealed, so he didn't even get a good look. Letting his bony shoulders hang, he shook his head.

"I'll just have to figure something out.." He muttered.
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: PendragonXeno94 on October 02, 2020, 08:01:16 PM
As she hid in the shadows, Amaryllis began to hyperventilate a little as she looked down below her with widened eyes. She couldn't let him see her. He would just run away if she did. She must have scared him with what little of her face was revealed by the light.

"Mistress, come down," called Lapis. "You're overreacting."

"I'll just stay here for a bit."

Sighing in frustration, Lapis let her be before shaking her head.
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: readlliea on October 02, 2020, 08:27:42 PM
Inle didn't know what to do. He was in a room alone with no real idea of where anyone else had gone. The servants might talk with him or they might not but none of them were in here.  And while he was free to explore the gardens, that didn't mean there were places he shouldn't go here. What to do? What to do? He was so much better when he had something to follow...taking a deep breathe, he merely took a seat in a chair. POndering what he should do.
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: PendragonXeno94 on October 03, 2020, 09:30:41 PM
After a couple hours, Amaryllis finally moved back to where she could stand by his door just out of his line of sight. "I apologize for this morning," she said. "No one outside the castle has seen me in this state in years." She didn't dare tell him how she came to look the way she did; he would either dismiss her as insane or just run off. That was what everyone else did. Though, she could have sworn that he tried to get a good look at her.

"If you'd prefer, I can... show myself briefly. I hope my appearance doesn't disturb you..."
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: readlliea on October 04, 2020, 03:14:13 AM
Inle had eventually gone back to his room, taking a seat in a chair when he wasn't pacing around or trying to occupy his time through some means. So when the voice of the mistress er...owner of this castle came through the air, the moth man sat up quickly. Wincing as he felt the pain in his shoulder blade despit not having his wings out.

"There's no reason to apologize, you have the right to not be seen if that's your wish. This is your home, your rules." Inle tried to comfort.

While he did want to see what his mysterious helper looked like, he could understand the desire to keep things hidden. Like him and his wings, they gave him unwanted attention. And he was certain she didn't want attention on her. For different reasons no doubt. So he gave her the most reassuring and kind smile that he could; even though he couldn't see her, it was directed for her.

"You needn't do something you're uncomfortable with, we've only just met and my wing will take time to heal." Inle answered. "I don't wish to make you uncomfortable in your own home or put you through internal stress that you don't need to go through. Tell you what, when you're certain your ready and are positive that you feel comfortable revealing yourself to me, I'll be here to see. Okay?"
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: PendragonXeno94 on October 06, 2020, 08:41:06 PM
Amaryllis sighed. "Alright... I will show myself once I'm ready." He seemed to understand how she felt, even if she knew he was curious about her appearance. "Perhaps in a few days' time, I might show myself. But for now, you'll have to settle with my voice."

Maybe it would help him not be afraid of her once he finally saw her.
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: readlliea on October 14, 2020, 03:43:21 AM
Inle smiled with a light chuckle.

“Sounds just fine by me.” Inle replied. “So got any ideas for something interesting to do round here? I may deal with books a lot but that doesn’t mean I like staying in place.”

His tone was light and gentle still, hinting that he was merely trying to be humorous.
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: PendragonXeno94 on October 14, 2020, 08:17:26 PM
She chuckled to herself at his attempt at humor. "The gardens are in bloom as I've said before. There's a library that spans four floors in the north wing. A conservatory sits by the garden. We have an observatory on the roof just above the library."

Really, he could find enough to do to evade boredom. "There's also a ballroom if you want to dance alone." She tried her best not to be saddened over the mention of the ballroom. She couldn't remember the last time she was able to dance in that room without rushing out because she caught her reflection in one of the many mirrors in that room.
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: readlliea on October 14, 2020, 09:49:15 PM
"I recall the gardens." Inle responds with a nod.

He hadn't forgotten that, he just wanted more options. Gardens were pretty; though some part of him would feel tempted to eat a flower to taste test it. That would be embarrassing. Still it was nice to hear the soft chuckle, as low was it was since it was more to herself than him.

"Ah I can't dance, my wings make it hard even when they're hidden. It feels so weird and uncomfortable that they just burst out andd then hehe, more problems." Inle explained nervously.
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: PendragonXeno94 on October 18, 2020, 08:03:07 PM
As he made a comment about not being able to dance well due to his wings, she shook her head. "You just need someone who knows how to be able to teach you," she said. Pursing her lips for a moment, she kept her eyes on him. "I don't think any of the servants found out your name for me..."

Knowing that it wouldn't help her if he was to stay and she never learned his name...
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: readlliea on October 18, 2020, 08:15:57 PM
"Oh my apologizes, I'm Inle." he said. "There wasn't much time to give it last night I fear."

A weak chuckle left him as he stood there. It was true, his name hadn't been asked and it had slipped his mind. Granted pain and weakness from his injury had been part of why he had forgotten.

"Perhaps...though, the powder that gets everywhere when they emerge is certainly annoying." Inle adds with his chuckle.  "It's funny, I've had them all my life and I still struggle with controling em. Sometimes they have their own mind it feels like."
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: PendragonXeno94 on October 20, 2020, 10:11:47 PM
"Hm." She pondered over his name before continuing. "Mine is Amaryllis." Honestly, she hated her name. Her mother wanted her to have a more unique, rather feminine name. And of course, she was always teased for it by the other nobles' children, causing her to fly off the handle quite a bit.

As he told her the powder would be everywhere if he had his wings out, she shook her head and chuckled. "Oh, the servants will get used to it," she said lightly.
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: readlliea on October 21, 2020, 07:53:03 PM
"Quite a elegant name, must be a bit of a handful." Inle replied.

Inle was a strange name, people knew automatically that he wasn't from here. Sure his last name fit more but that was due to the last name being that of his adopted parents, they knew changing his first name would be more hassle than it was worth. So it was just one of the things that showed he wasn't from these parts.

"Well my wings do heal better when I keep them inside of me, so I'm going to try and keep them in. Plus I don't wish to cause your staff any unnecessary problems or issues." Inle added.
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: PendragonXeno94 on October 21, 2020, 08:33:38 PM
Her cheeks darkened as he complimented her name. "Oh... thank you..." She couldn't remember the last time anyone had something genuinely nice to say about her name. But then again, hardly anyone showed her much kindness growing up.

At his comment about not wanting to cause a mess for her staff, she smiled. ""They've cleaned worse, I'm sure." Really, his powder was probably easier to clean than the carcasses of animals she would drag in to eat.
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: readlliea on October 21, 2020, 09:04:44 PM
"You're welcome." Inle said.

However the man winced as he felt a tug in his back, speak of the devil his wings were getting tired of being stuck in there. Course he was very experienced with keeping them in and it was the first time they shifted about in him. A small breathe left him as he rotated the attached shoulder.

"True...it's like glitter though, once it gets somewhere it gets everywhere and even after cleaning, it likes to stay behind somehow." Inle adds. "My house is like a powder room."

A laugh left him, seeing as how he saw the state of his adopted mother's powder room well...he was pretty sure it was close enough.
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: PendragonXeno94 on October 22, 2020, 09:10:53 PM
Amaryllis laughed slightly. Silly man.

"Well, it would still better to have powder everywhere than blood and guts." She hoped she didn't give too much away for saying that. Well, at least he couldn't see her facial expression twist into one of disappointment and disgust towards herself.
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: readlliea on October 23, 2020, 02:15:44 AM
"Well at least blood and guts potentially came from hunting game for food or the fur for warmth or even a means to provide income for one's self." Inle responded sincerly yet without a issue at all. "Now yes, if it's a murder from a attacker or a innocent it's not a good thing. However if it's used for the reasons above, it's much more acceptable and easier to deal with as it's something done through cleaning the animal or preparing it for other means."

A shrug left his bony shoulders.

"My....father...was a bit of a hunting enthusiast. Sure he did hunt for food despite being a nobleman but there was another reason to his hunts, he kind of had to. It wasn't explained very well too me but I'm guessing he suffered from something, perhaps a type of lycanthropy or just a supernatural insticnt that refused to be tamed. So he was often the one to go hunting and brought back things that he or my mother would eat. Sometimes he gave the spoils to the few friends they had or a random person." he added.
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: PendragonXeno94 on October 25, 2020, 10:06:29 PM
Well... Amaryllis made a point to only hunt animals. She certainly wouldn't take it out on some poor passerby. But as Inle told her how his father liked to hunt, she crossed her legs for a moment. So his father was a werewolf? She chose to hold her tongue for the time being.

"I wouldn't say I'm a hunting enthusiast, but my mother was. She would go out most mornings just to get out of the castle. My father was... less than tolerable some days."
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: readlliea on October 25, 2020, 10:33:42 PM
"I see, sometimes my mother hated how sometimes he'd come back all torn up or he'd return with something less...ediable than other times. I can remember one time he brought something back that was toxic it you eat it to certain species and mother was one of them. So it made her mad. I think that incident was what made her have staff check whatever he brought back in the lower levels." Inle said, a small shrug leaving him. "Other than those rare incidents, it wasn't too bad. I got used to rare glimpse of him slinking down the stairs with blood trailing after him."

Though it always made him a bit scared. IF his father truly had lycanthropy, didn't that mean they would go out of control in that form? Inle never saw what their father's other form was...just knew that the excessive hunting despite their wealth, was a key point.

"Course, due to my fragility, I could never partake in hunts. Or anything as dangerous." Inle added, moving the topic along. "It might've made him happy though, he never once asked me if I wanted to go with him. I can remember asking one time and I got a really...scary look that meant absolutly not."
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: PendragonXeno94 on November 21, 2020, 10:28:50 PM
"Oh, I see..." She couldn't exactly say that she knew his father, but she wondered what he must have gone through if he was truly cursed. Shaking her head, she continued. "I don't blame him for not wanting to take you along if he was concerned for you."

She stretched her wings, looking around for a moment. "What all did you do while your father was away? Surely, your mother did things with you to spend quality time."
Title: Re: Beauty was the Beast (w/ readilliea)
Post by: readlliea on November 22, 2020, 04:11:35 AM
“That and I didn’t have a strong interest in it.” Inle replies. “Oh we did a lot of things. Reading, me watching her bake, and sewing. All the mended clothes in that household called for it.”

A father who transformed into something and a child with wings. Clothes modification was heavily needed.

“What about you?” Inle asked.