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 Post Posted: Wed Jan 18, 2017 10:01 pm 
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Arkady contemplates the drone. "Good work. If it is not attracting hunters, then we should find the little thief in a few minutes."

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 Post Posted: Thu Jan 19, 2017 2:58 am 
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Vanire's a bit less enthusiastic about the drone. "What is that thing?"

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 Post Posted: Thu Jan 19, 2017 3:36 am 
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"It's an eye in the sky. It will allow us to more quickly search the city for the source of the radio transmissions we were listening to earlier. Nifty no?"

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 Post Posted: Thu Jan 19, 2017 6:53 pm 
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Felix nods.

"It'll take pictures of the city, which I'll compile into a map more detailed and precise than that one. We can then use that map, our three scanners, and the scanner on board the drone itself to pinpoint the location of this mob boss."

Felix prepares to launch it. Since the camera should have pretty good telescoping capabilities, he'll fly it high enough into the sky that no one can see it easily.

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 Post Posted: Thu Jan 19, 2017 11:40 pm 
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"It'll terrify the populace," said Vanire. "It looks like some sort of mix of some kind of flying insect demon and -"

Piper holds up her pipes and starts playing a tune. Vanire glances briefly at her, then looks back at the drone - or, at least, where the drone was. It's no longer visible there anymore. He blinks, stares, and looks at Piper again, eyebrows raised.

Piper: Mysteries: Total: +8
Arkady: Resolve: +3 Know It's There: +2 Roll: +1 Total: +6
Felix: Resolve: +1 Know It's There: +2 Roll: +1 Total: +6
Nathan: Resolve: +3 Know It's There: +2 Roll: +0 Total: +5
Vanire: Resolve: +3 Know It's There: +2 Roll: -2 Total: +3

Felix: Alertness: +2 Roll: -3 Total: -1


A few minutes of experimentation will show Felix that the now-invisible drone is still working perfectly, and can still be controlled by the tablet. However, even knowing that it's still there, in the room, no-one can actually see it. The drone can still see everyone else - and the receiving antenna is indicating that one of the radio gremlins seems to be hanging around, very nearby (perhaps even in the room).

Piper rolls her eyes and, without stopping her tune, makes a hurry-up gesture at Felix with one hand.

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 Post Posted: Fri Jan 20, 2017 1:29 am 
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Felix grins widely and laughs.

"Well, I was just going to fly it up really high and hope no one spotted it, but this works much better."

Ignoring the radio gremlin presence for now, he launches the drone up into the sky and has it start mapping out the city. While he's doing that, he hands two more trackers to Nathan and Arkady and asks them if they can do a quick run around the outer edge of the city, either with the trucks or in two carts pulled by Knights if the city isn't too big.

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Taking the tracker, Nate rases an eyebrow at Piper.

"You and I need to have a good long conversation one of these days."

He turns back to Felix. "I'll keep in touch with the radio. Turn to 5.8 gigahertz, that should stop any interference."

Then he heads out to take a quick spin around the city in one of the trucks.

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 Post Posted: Fri Jan 20, 2017 2:35 am 
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Vanire's map, as it turns out, is mostly accurate. Neither Arkady nor Nate have any major trouble using their trackers outside the city, and the invisible drone can use its tracker inside the city, even at fairly low altitude - it really doesn't take long to track the signal down to a run-down building in the bad part of town. (Consulting Vanire - and his map - reveals that the building is a derelict warehouse). The drone can see a lot of narrow alleys in the area, several of which seem to contain either scantily-clad unaccompanied young ladies or large dockworkers in small groups, playing dice or sharing a drink between themselves.

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 Post Posted: Fri Jan 20, 2017 2:48 am 
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"Alright, we found the place easily enough," Felix says. "Now comes the part that gets us into trouble. Meet me back at the Pandion HQ, guys. It's time to meet our new friend."

He sighs, putting down the radio and looking at Pipe.

"Don't suppose you can do the invisible trick on us, too? That might make things a fair bit easier."

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 Post Posted: Sat Jan 21, 2017 5:22 pm 
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Only once the drone is back inside the Pandion compound does Piper lower her pipes - and the instant her tune ends, the drone is once again visible.

When Felix asks if she can extend her invisibility over them as well, too, Piper frowns, and considers the matter. After a few moments, she holds out one hand and waggles it vaguely. It seems that the answer is "maybe".

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 Post Posted: Sat Jan 21, 2017 5:30 pm 
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"So only one or two of us, or you'd have to stretch it to cover us and it'd just make us kinda blurry and vague? Or is there something else?" Felix asks, waiting for the others to get back so they can head out.

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 Post Posted: Sat Jan 21, 2017 6:07 pm 
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Piper beckons him down to her level, then puts her hands behind her back, closes her eyes, and puckers her lips.

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 Post Posted: Wed Jan 25, 2017 2:21 am 
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Piper frowns, and taps her foot briefly. She tugs gently at Felix' arm until he sits down (or otherwise brings his face to her level), gives him a kiss on the cheek, then turns her cheek to him and waits.

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 Post Posted: Wed Jan 25, 2017 6:51 am 
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"Oh, alright," Felix says. He kisses her on the top of the head instead of her cheek, though, and ruffles her hair after.

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 Post Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 6:32 am 
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Piper giggles and claps her hands. She raises her pipes, and plays a brief tune - and for a moment, nobody can quite seem to look directly at Felix if they take their eyes off him - then she stops, and turns her cheek to Felix again.

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