Hey Katqueen

Thread Topic: Hey Katqueen

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    katqueen45 Senior
    Hunter tugged Annabelle closer as they made their way to the button. He was trying not to fall on his behind and look like a total fool. It was difficult using each other as balance, but they slowly and steadily made progress.
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    Annabelle moved with Hunter as they moved. She looked at their progress and said "Almost there." Once there, she pressed the button and the floor changed to brown and non-slippery. At the same time, a door opened up.
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    katqueen45 Senior
    "Oh solid ground, how I've missed you!" Hunter says in relief when the floor turned into a normal floor. He walked around in a little circle just to feel the firm surface again.
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    Annabelle stepped and stomped on the ground to see if it was truly solid. Annabelle said "Looks like we passed the first test. Let's go." and she walked to the opening in the wall.
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    katqueen45 Senior
    Hunter followed Annabelle. He was a bit wary of more traps that might make the ground open beneath them so he kept his eyes peeled on his surroundings rather than making much conversation. He eyed every crack and crevice with suspicion.
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    They walked through the chambered hall for a little bit until they came to a room with tiles that had different symbols on them. Some had skulls, some had leaves, some had fire and some had Xs. Annabelle blocked Hunter in case he accidentally wasn't paying attention.
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    katqueen45 Senior
    Hunter didn't need the block, but he appreciated that she was trying to look out for him. "What do you think the tiles mean? Should we push them in a certain order?" Hunter asked, knowing that it was probably in vain since Annabelle most likely knew as much as he did, which was nothing.
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    Annabelle said "I don't know. Let's see." She used her trident and tapped some of the tiles. The skull and leaf tiles did nothing, but the fire tiles showed flamethrowers in the walls and flames shot out. the X tiles were too far out of range to test. Annabelle said "There's a path. Just stay off the fire tiles."
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    katqueen45 Senior
    "Nice observation! Okay, let's do this," Hunter said as he started to carefully walk on the leaf and skull tiles. He tried to avoid X as well as fire, since they didn't know what the X tile would do. It was difficult to maneuver.
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    As they walked, Annabelle used her trident to check the X tiles, but nothing happened. This was suspicious so Annabelle didn't investigate further. For all she knows, it could trigger if they actually step on it.
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    katqueen45 Senior
    "Do the X tiles not do anything?" Hunter asks when he sees Annabella check one with her trident. Having 3 of the 4 tiles be crossable would make this trek a lot easier.
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    Annabelle said "I don't know, but I wouldn't go testing it. They might only respond to human touch. Let's just keep walking, we're almost done."
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    katqueen45 Senior
    "Alright, easy-peasy," Hunter said to Annabelle with a smirk. This reminded him of when they were kids and they'd hop over rocks to cross a small river to see he'd make it to the other side first. A lot of things reminded him of when they were kids, they probably spent an unhealthy amount of time together.
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    Soon the hallway began showing less leaf and skull tiles and more fire and X tiles and it started looking like you needed to hop from one group of tiles to get to the next group.
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    katqueen45 Senior
    Hunter jumped from safe tile to safe tile, teetering dangerously at some points. "Are there more bad tiles now or is that just me?" He asked after having to do this a few times.

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