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Howlite had returned to Empire city. After a recent business meeting he decided he could use some target practice. Luckily humans were a dime a dozen. Every time you kill one another just shows up. A never ending supply of training dummies. He climbed up on a rooftop and drew his rifle. "This is my rifle." He loaded in his clip. "There are many like it but this one is mine." He pulled the bolt action to load the shot. "Without me my rifle is useless." He aimed down the scope. "Without my rifle, I am useless." He then lined up the cross hairs to a human child's skull. He pulled the trigger and heard a loud boom as the laser shattered her soft little skull. Then he cackled as he reloaded.
Post by Chip the Fire Opal on Feb 14, 2017 20:16:31 GMT
Chip was a good guardian... he was keeping the Empire city safe for everyone. In last several months only 1 corrupted gem ever entered the city and that was a flying quartz. He defeated it without any major damage to the city and no injuries whatsoever. His city was safe and he was proud he was able to keep it that way...
He was just flying across a lively street when he heard screaming. That was unusual sound so he chose to check it out. It could very well be nothing, but he didn't have anything better to do. What he found was something that stunned him momentarily. Someone has killed a child?! In his city?! ON HIS WATCH?! That was something he wasn't going to forgive. And he was angry...
Before he could even think about it some more his fire wings emerged by themselves. Suddenly he was in the air... searching for anything, that could've done it. Then he saw a flare... it was minor, but his trained eye caught it. He flew forward absurdly fast, his anger moved him forward. If there were anyone, it was far too late to run...
Howlite had reloaded his next shot. Totally unaware of the gem coming towards him. He lined up his next shot. This time at a human using some kind of communication device. As the human held it next to his ear, Howlite took a breath. "I wonder if that human will splat too." He lined it up and pulled the trigger. As the muzzle flashed the laser passed through the human's device and into his skull and came out the other side before disappearing. "Bull's eye." He then saw two more humans. One standing behind another. Their heads were perfectly lined up. "Looks like I'm going for bonus points." He sighted in his scope. He calculated the range and the density of the two skulls. Yep. It would work. He aimed and pulled the trigger again. This one entered the first human from the back of the head and exited from the second from the forehead. "Ding ding ding! We have a winner!" He cackled. Now he needed to spot another target.
Post by Chip the Fire Opal on Feb 15, 2017 11:11:04 GMT
Before Howlite could even think of reloading the flying fireball entered the room, crushed into Howlite and took him across the entire building, crushing him through the wall and out of the building. It was indeed Chip, who was holding him, but right now he wasn't Chip, he was fire. Killing humans in his city was unforgivable.
He didn't care who he was or why he did that... there won't be any talking, there won't be any negotiating. There will be violence... Chip threw the gem against the ground, only to fly right after him enveloped in fire. Usually, there was a part of him, that was trying to calm himself down... not this time. He was going to crush that gem against the ground, shattering him completely!
Howlite was in mid reload when suddenly some kind of fire ball hit him. And it kept carrying him. After going through a wall he tensed up. "You just HAD to ruin my fun?" Then he rolled out of the way trying to put the gem on the receiving end this time. "Your a gem aren't you?! Let's just talk this out huh? Just put me down gently. I'm sure this is all a big misunderstanding." He put away his rifle. "Now I'm unarmed. Can we discuss this like civilized gems? Or are we gonna risk collateral damage and more fatalities?"
Post by Chip the Fire Opal on Feb 15, 2017 11:30:58 GMT
Chip was far beyond talking. He only heard "ruin my fun" which got him beyond reason. He put him down, though not exactly gently, he crushed him in the ground, in the middle of empty construction site. He wasn't going to endanger any human lives... enough of them have been lost today. If the gem wasn't going to defend himself Chip had no problems with that... he just blasted him with fire.
He summoned his lance. And looked at the gem, like he was searching for that one part that would tell him not to do that, but there was nothing. Every single part of his being wanted him shattered. So he just lunged at him, trying to stab him through... there was no part of Chip, that could understand what "fun" it was to kill the innocent...
"Uh oh!" As Chip slammed to the ground, Howlite had done a side step then flipped over Chip landing behind him. "Buddy.... You don't want to do this. How about I take us for drinks? We'll call this whole thing off. No one needs to get hurt. I was simply doing some target practice. That's all. I've done no harm to you. So I'm just gonna be on my way. Leave me and that'll be the end of it. I will not look for you. I will not pursue you. Come join me for a drink. You seem like a nice guy. I have no quarrel with you. Now I'll remind you that you attacked me unprovoked. I'll forgive you if you simply stop."
Post by Chip the Fire Opal on Feb 15, 2017 13:52:53 GMT
If the gem didn't get yet, that there was no talking out of this he would probably never got it. Chip was still very much controlled by his anger. And he was well in his rights right now so all of his smug bull*hit had no effect on him. And since he didn't made even slightest effort to avoid his stabbing he just stabbed him right through...
Howlite had no chance of escape, Chip knew this city as a back of his hand, he could fly, the only option he had was to fight... and Chip wasn't going to give up anytime soon... he failed to protect that kid... the only thing he could do now was to avenge him... or her...
Howlite sighed. "They never choose the easy way." He then drew his rifle. "Let's not do anything stupid now." He took to a fighting stance. Luckily he had trained to use his rifle in melee combat. It wasn't as deadly but it did pack a punch. He swung the rifle like it was a bat straight at the gem's head. He wasn't very strong but he could hold his own in a fight. This gem was clearly an experienced fighter. It would have to take all of his wit to best this fire gem. It would take a few dirty tricks. Then again... Howlite never did fight fair.
This Roleplay is a prequel to Steven Universe to an extent with some slight retconing and its own progression to the story that will turn out differently to how stuff plays out in the show.Thanks to the message by Rose Quartz several gems are rising up to protect Earth and have labelled themselves as the Crystal Gems. Others on earth are remaining aligned to Homeworld though despite the isolation of Earth from Homeworld
All gems on earth are still stranded, the communication hub is still offline and all the space warps are shattered, it has now been revealed that this is the work of Rose Quartz and her small group known as the Crystal gems. They have rebelled against Homeworld and have chosen to protect the Earth (Trapping themselves on Homeworld to keep the warps down).
Now both sides are fighting among themselves along with fighting against the 'Corruption' a virus is infecting many gems turning most of them into mindless monsters, but those with a stronger will seem to becoming something more sinister.
The Game has changed now. The question has finally been posed, are you against Homeworld or allied with them. Or do you have your own agenda that may or may not been assisted by the ‘Corruption’. Regardless the seeds have been placed down and although it is only the beginning the fight for or against Earth and the corruption has begun. The choice is yours for how it is shaped on the Original Steven Universe Roleplay Site.
Orginal Opening Plot Here Thread That Changed Everything
Differances Between the Roleplay and the Show
*Thanks to Rose Quartz' message the Gems on Earth are entirely aware that the Homeworld Gems intend to wipe out the human race.
*The "corruption"'s Origin is still unknown, some suspect it was a viral infection, other claim it was a Diamond experiment gone awry and other suspect the organics were behind it. Regardless no one seem to have a proper answer about what it was and why its only isolated to Earth
*Garnet, Pearl and Rose are assumed capture on Homeworld
*Garnet,Pearl and Rose broke the space warps to delay Homeworld
*Thanks to Roses Message gems now know what the Kindergarten was used for