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Ready for The Special Room (latest)   Oh the Absurdity!

Started 4/18/18 by PTG (anotherPTG); 199722 views.
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PTG (anotherPTG)

From: PTG (anotherPTG)

4/18/18

y virginiabreeze on Apr 18, 18 5:09 AM
Sebastien has brought the Record Book to the Tea Room and both he and I has been looking through it for answers.

I believed Katt was quite surprised when he chained it to one of her new tables!

Looking down at his notes, he then took out his mirror and concentrated.

He then disappeared . . .only to re-appear a few seconds later.

Smiling. He had found the portal to our new home.

He then picked up his notes and knelt in front of Charlie. . .

"MY DEAR LADY, THANK YOU FOR YOUR LOVELY OFFER TO RESCUE ME AND MY FRIENDS.

I HAVE NOW FOUND THE PORTAL TO OUR NEW HOME. ALL I HAVE TO DO NOW LEAD THE GHOST PLAYERS THROUGH THE PORTAL AND HAVE THEM SET UP A NEW SECRET LIBRARY. ONCE THE MIRROR IS SECURED THERE, I CAN USE THE SMALLER MIRRORS TO LEAD OTHERS THERE. "

AS SEBASTIEN WAS SPEAKING, HE BEGAN TO BE SURROUNDED BY EVERY CAT AND KITTEN IN THE AREA. FROM FAR OFF, I COULD HEAR A LION ROAR.

"I AM SURE THAT SAM CAN NOTIFY HIS MISTRESS THAT THE GHOSTS WILL BE HAPPY TO ASSIST HER IN HER PACKING. AS FOR YOUR ITEMS . . . THANK YOU GRAMMI G . . HERE IS YOUR CARPETBAG AND KNITTING YARN.

I BELIEVE IF YOU SEND OUT NOSE AND NIX WITH A MESSAGE, THEY CAN LOCATE YOUR ELVEN FRIENDS. THEY BECAME GOOD FRIENDS WITH NIX WHILE YOU WERE TRANSPORTING THEM.

THE OTHER INMATES HAVE PETS YOU MAY NOT HAVE MET BUT CAN ASSIST YOU. DOC POPPET HAVE TWO DRAGON COMPANIONS, CINDERS AND PUFF. AUNTIE ROO HAS A MONKEY NAMED FEZ. THERE IS A GERMAN SHEPARD NAMED TYREE WHO ANSWERS TO AN INMATE NAMED RIDDLER.
THE MESENGER PIGEONS YOU SEE FLYING AROUND BELONG TO PTG' S FAIRY GODMOTHER.

AND PTG HAS A PET OWL NAMES HOOTIE AND A RAVEN FRIEND WHO CAN COMMUNICATE MENTALLY.

I AM QUITE SURE THAT YOU WITH YOUR WAY WITH ALL CREATURES GREAT AND SMALL WILL KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH THEM."

SEBASTIEN PICKED UP HIS NOTES AND STOOD UP. THEN HE WALKED OVER TO ME.

" I HAVE TO BACK TO THE LIBRAY AND BEGIN THE MIGRATION. I WILL RETURN SOON. MEANWHILE, YOU WILL BE PROTECTED."

SUDDENLY ALL THE FELINES THAT HAD SURROUNDED SEBASTIEN WERE NOW SURROUNDING ME (WITH THE EXCEPTION OF PRECIOUS AND SAM, WHO REMAINED WITH CHARLIE). ONCE AGAIN THERE WAS A FAR OFF ROAR.

SEBASTIEN DISAPPEARED. ANNALEISE REMAINED, STILL SMILING.

"I WONDER WHERE PTG AND HIS BROOM IS NOW?"
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PTG (anotherPTG)

From: PTG (anotherPTG)

4/18/18

by AnnaDownes01 on Apr 17, 18 11:56 PM
YES CHARLIE, THE LIONS MOST CERTAINLY DO NOT WANT TO BE LEFT BEHIND. THEY WILL TRANSPORT WHATEVER AND WHOEVER THEY CAN.
THEY ARE TURNING OUT TO BE MOST USEFUL ANIMALS,

THEY WILL TRANSPORT THE GHOSTLY MEMBERS OF THE ROOM AS WELL, BUT SUGGEST THEY HANG ON TIGHTLY AS THEY WILL NOT REALLY KNOW IF THEY LOSE ONE.

SAM WILL GO WHERE HE IS MOST USEFUL, HE IS GOOD LIKE THAT AND HAS A GRIN THE SIZE OF TASMANIA AT THE THOUGHT OF HAVING A GOOD TIME.
HE LOVES TO HELP AND HE IS VERY FOND OF KITTEN ERMINE AND BIG KITTY.

AS YOU SAY, SO MUCH TO DO, SO LITTLE TIME. SOME OF THOSE BOOKS ARE VERY HEAVY. I MOVED 140 BOOK CARTONS INTO THE SECRET LIBRARY AND HAVE ADDED MORE SINCE I ARRIVED. WHENEVER I MOVE, I NEVER HAVE TIME TO CULL THEM AND HOPE ONE DAY TO BE ABLE TO DO SO. I AM SURE THERE ARE DUPLICATES AND TRIPLICATES OF SOME. INSTEAD OF TAKING THEIR OLD BOOKS TO THE OP SHOPS, PEOPLE TEND TO DROP THEM OFF TO ME.

BACK TO WORK, REAL LIFE CALLS. MY FRIENDS WHOSE HOUSE DECIDED TO DROP DOWN A CLIFF ARE FINALLY MOVING INTO THEIR NEW HOME AND I NEED TO HELP TO REPAIR BOOKCASES.
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PTG (anotherPTG)

From: PTG (anotherPTG)

4/18/18

by playingthegame on Apr 18, 18 6:32 AM

As we travel back into the Castle area from the Fairy Forest on our “borrowed” magic carpet I can now see the true devastation inflicted there.

Practically every zone has been bombarded with hot rocks and lava with many places now quite unsafe to travel along.

Our worthy citizens are OK since they do not stray from their HOS tasks but move on elsewhere when these have been completed.

They are also zapping hoards of the floating eggs as trophies for their Achievements.

This all adds to the chaos and mess! . And I have to restrain my broom which would surely be cinders within seconds if sweeping down there

I touch down inside the Tea Room

But it seems to me to be almost impossible for us daring doers to either travel above the surface or below it!

I realize that some of the devastation has gone deep and major tunnels have now collapsed. Getting from A to B now involves going through most of the letters of the alphabet and then there is no certainty of arriving.

Adrian has done “a grand job” on us all.

But we must prevail

As I return to my seat I am invaded by hoards of small pets.

After a few huffs and puffs in greeting Hoppy jumps down and does little jigs around the floor with Cash and Wickerbat.

There is still some laughter amid the gloom of the present time!

“It is time to make a plan.

“Not necessarily a cunning one, but one that is both safe and effective.

Now here this!”

I clear my throat and am shouted down by recalcitrant ladies of various guises and girths! Accompanied by several small objects, mostly of stale bread!

One who shall be nameless, but who I will put into my "little black book"!

“Oh be quiet!

“We have all matters in hand for removal to a safe haven

“All we want from you is a destination!”

I smile and lay out the map of the entire Realm.

I point: “Here!”

The table is immediately surrounded by my partners as I point to Atlantis

“No! No! No! That will not be safer than anywhere else here
“Have you lost your marbles, or something?”

I smile and say: “That is very odd you should put it that way

“Where I think we will go now is into the unknown zone BEYOND the Atlantean Temple and behind the Altar of a Thousand Candles

“This is guarded by two extremely large and fierce ravens who happen to be cousins of MY intelligent pet raven.

“He tells me that there is a secret passage behind the altar that will lead us into the ‘land of milk and honey'!

“Otherwise known as Delphi , which was the old centre of the world BEFORE the Midnight Castle was even thought of never mind built!

“There we and rest and regroup and then decide how best to continue with our quest to banish ALL evil, and that INCLUDES Adrian, from the Midnight Castle Realm.

“Any questions?”
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PTG (anotherPTG)

From: PTG (anotherPTG)

4/18/18

by playingthegame on Apr 18, 18 10:12 AM
Angel looks at me as though I had just god mad!
She hisses: "Don't you remember that walls have ears?
"How do you propose to get there if we are attacked as soon as we leave the Tea Room?"
I smile and reply:
"I have a cunning plan!"
The groans and sighs from my partners are very audible and somewhat hurtful to my ears!

"The old map that Mr Seeker left with us shows that our beloved moat gets its water supply not from a spring but from an underground river!
"This comes out at the harbor on the far side of that peninsula housing the lighthouse where just across the water is Atlantis.
"I realize that we have a large menagerie of pets of various shapes and sizes, that we must bring with us.
"But if Noah could survive the Flood then we can get them across to the Elephant gates if we have a large enough boat!"

Cries of disbelief and derision greet my cunning plan!

Each of them jostle with one another to tell me that I need my huggie jacket on right now and sedated with pink pills!

Finally Angel manages to get to the top of the disbelieving heap!
"Where are you going to find such a boat?"

This time I take her paper and pencil and write:
Pirate Pete will sail his boat into the moat where we can load all the animals and ourselves and we sail under darkness across the harbor under the light from the lighthouse
When we disembark I need a fog spell to hide us from view. We can borrow a few compasses from the HOS Repository to guide us on our way in order to get to the Atlantean Gates. The ravens will guide us from there

I continue:
"But you have to keep those manky pets of yours in order so they do not fight or eat each other.
"And do not to let Dumbo (or whatever its name is) sit on one side of the ship!
"We already know the day and time for emigrating so lets get planning and find me the right spell!"
CHARLIE (charlieisr)

From: CHARLIE (charlieisr)

4/18/18

VERY GOOD SEBASTIEN,  I WAS SO WORRIED ABOUT THEM.  IT WOULD BE AWFUL TO BE STUCK HERE LIKE STATUES.

AND THANK YOU FOR MY BAG.  I LOOKED THROUGH IT.  THERE WAS ALL THE WOOL AND YARN. MY NEEDLES.  ALSO HE HAD TUCKED MY LAPTOP AND NOTEBOOK AND PENCILS IN.

SO THOUGHTFUL OF HIM.   

HIS IDEA TO FIND THE ELVES MAY WORK.  I OPENED MY AMULET TO THE PET ENCLOSURE. CALLED TO NIX AND NOSE.

THEY CAME AT ONCE.

NIX TO YOU THINK YOU AND NOSE CAN FIND MY ELVES.  YOU REMEMBER FINN AND HIS FRIENDS.

NOSE SEE THESE BALLS OF YARN.  THEY MADE THEM.  CAN YOU SCENT THEM FROM THE YARN.

NOSE NODDED. HIS NOSE DEEP IN THE BALLS OF YARN.  NIX KNOWS WHAT THEY LOOK LIKE.  SO IF YOU FIND THEM GIVE THEM THIS.  I TUCKED A PIECE OF PAPER UNDER NIX'S BOW TIE.  I DID NOT KNOW IF THE ELVES COULD READ IT BUT I HAD TO TRY.  I ALSO PUT BITS OF YARN IN IT.

THERE WAS A SMALL BADLY DRAWN PICTURE OF A LADY KNITTING.  AND A PLATE OF COOKIES WITH 5 THIMBLES SITTING BESIDE IT TURNED UP LIKE CUPS.

I DO HOPE IT WORKS.  IF FINN DOES COME WILL THE OTHERS.  I MUST KNOW THEY ARE SAFE.

THEY AND ALL THEIR KIND. 

CHARLIE (charlieisr)

From: CHARLIE (charlieisr)

4/18/18

I LOOKED AT ANNALIESE,  YOU KNOW SOMETHING DON'T YOU.   DO YOU KNOW WHAT THE LISTENING DEVICES THEY USE TO SPY ON US AND THE INMATES  LOOK LIKE?   IF SO LOOK IN THAT BOX BY THE DOOR AND SEE IF THERE ARE ANY OF THEM.    SHE MOVED TO THE BOX RUMMAGED A BIT AND CAME BACK WITH SOME SMALL ROUND METAL OBJECTS WITH WIRES HANGING FROM THEM.  HANDED THEM TO ME.  HER SMILE GO EVEN BIGGER.  

ANNALIESE THIS IS GREAT.  ARE THERE ANY MORE IN THE TEA ROOM OR KITCHEN. SHE DISAPPEARED THEN REAPPEARED.  NO!  

I WALKED TO WHERE PLAYING THE GAME WAS AND DROPPED THE OBJECTS IN FRONT OF HIM.

CHARLIE (charlieisr)

From: CHARLIE (charlieisr)

4/18/18

WHEN HE WAS FINISHED TALKING I GOT HIS ATTENTION.  POINTED AT THE OBJECTS. AND SAID.

THEY CAN NO LONGER HERE WHAT IS SAID HERE.  THE GNOME BUILDERS FOUND THESE WHEN THEY PUT IN THE NEW  COFFEE AND TEA BAR.  

HE LOOKED STUNNED.   

AND HIS NAME IS NOT DUMBO YOU MORON IT IS BEAU.  HE IS A PYGMY ELEPHANT.   I WILL MAKE SURE HE IS ON ONE SIDE OF THE BOAT AND BABY IS ON THE OTHER SHE IS A PYGMY MAMMOTH.

THAT WILL BALANCE THE BOAT.  NOW WHERE ARE WE TO PUT THE REST OF THE PETS. ON THE DECK OR THE HOLD.  THE PONY AND GRIFFIN WILL BE ON DECK ONE WITH BEAU ONE WITH BABY.

AND EGOR IS VERY ATTACHED TO BABY WILL BE WITH HER.  JUST STAY AWAY FROM BABY AND EGOR WILL NOT ACT OUT.  

THE PETS, CATS AND DOGS ARE FRIENDS.  THEY DO NOT FIGHT OR TRY TO EAT EACH OTHER.

JUST BE ADVISED THAT THERE WILL ALSO BE A PRIDE OF LIONS GOING WITH US.  WELL BEHAVED LIONS.  AND GREAT HELPERS.  THEY HAVE BEEN DOING PATROLS WHILE YOU WERE GONE.  

NOW IF YOU NEED A GOOD DISTRACTION WHILE WE LEAVE JUST SAY SO.  I AM SURE ANNALIESE WOULD BE GLAD TO SWIFTLY GO THROUGH THE CASTLE AND DISABLE ALL THE LISTENING DEVICES.   

SHE GRINNED.  MORE FUN.  I LOOKED AT HER.  NOT JUST DISABLE THEM BUT MAYBE CAUSE THEM TO BLOW UP.   I KNOW SHE LOVES TO CAUSE AS MUCH TROUBLE AS POSSIBLE.  CAN SHE BLOW UP ANY ROBOT GUARDS SHE FINDS.

NOW SHE WAS ALMOST JUMPING FOR JOY.   BUT ANNALIESE YOU MUST BE BACK TO THE OTHERS BEFORE SEBASTIEN CLOSES THE PORTHOLE. OR YOU WILL HAVE TO GO INSIDE OF ONE OF THE ANIMALS.  

SO PTG WHAT NOW.  SOME PROBLEMS SOLVED.  OTHERS WILL COME UP.

I TURNED TO THE OTHERS AND SAID SHALL WE GO TO THE ENCLOSURE AND SEE TO OUR PETS.  WE NEED TO GET THEM READY FOR THE MOVE.

WITH THAT I LEFT THE TEA ROOM.

kat (vabreeze)

From: kat (vabreeze)

4/18/18

 I am normally a gentle soul and love things to be quiet and orderly.

So I do understand PTG's wish for order, I really do.

But "manky?"

Sorry PTG, but this little southern belle knows what that word implies.

And, as a person who is being protected by her own "feline" nation, I am a little irked.

But again I am a gentle soul and love order. And at this moment, we need to know who are the present inmates of the Special Room and where they are without notifying the wrong people. A impromptu census so to speak.

So I wrote down my concern and attached the note to a feline messenger to deliver to PTG.

Big Kitty is happy to oblige  .

(Have I been around Annaleise too long?) 

I am not worried about our animal companions. Nor am I worried about the ghost players.

For Sebastien told me that the portal he found was at Delphi, and that was where he was leading the ghosts at this very moment.

And being who and what he was, he would make sure the animals arrived safely as well. 

So I went back to the Record Book and back to studying the history of the Special Room.

While keeping a surreptitious eye on Big Kitty's progress.

Only here would one have a second in command that needs his own second in command to keep him out of trouble. 

CHARLIE (charlieisr)

From: CHARLIE (charlieisr)

4/18/18

YOU KNOW BREEZE ANNALIESE IS NOT SUCH A BAD INFLUNCE.   SHE KNOWS WHAT IS GOING ON IN THE CASTLE.  SHE CAN BE A VERY BIG HELP TO GET US OUT OF HERE AND TO OUR NEW HOME.  BUT SHE MUST GET THERE ALSO.

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