Tea With Bowser (Salem, Mirv, Lilah)

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Re: Tea With Bowser (Salem, Mirv, Lilah)

Post#46 » January 15th, 2017, 12:31 am

Mirv could find no sympathetic connection on the badge.


"It is full confirmation of my worst fears based upon what everyone has found."
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Re: Tea With Bowser (Salem, Mirv, Lilah)

Post#47 » January 15th, 2017, 2:05 pm

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Salem ¦ Moros ¦ Adamantine Arrow Status: 2 ¦ Defense: 3/Armor 2/3B (Death 5 Entropic Guard) ¦ Mana: 6/12 ¦ Willpower: [ ][ ][ ][ ][ ][ ][ ] ¦ Health [ ][ ][ ][ ][ ][ ][ ][ ] ¦ Active Spells: Entropic Guard, Death Sight


Salem nodded, and decided to use his first question, "How do you know the forger was involved? Any way this other individual could have picked this up himself somehow?"
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Salem: Moros Arrow, Presence 3: Confident

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Emmett: Summer Darkling, Razorhand/Leechfinger, Presence 3: Dangerous

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Re: Tea With Bowser (Salem, Mirv, Lilah)

Post#48 » January 15th, 2017, 4:25 pm

"Badge is real, so were the other pieces of identification they had on them. All the same work we have been seeing on other documents, faked details on real documents -expertly applied without Matter or Prime. It is this one clever bastard's work."
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Re: Tea With Bowser (Salem, Mirv, Lilah)

Post#49 » January 15th, 2017, 4:46 pm

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Mirvalad¦ Mastigos¦ Guardians of the Veil¦ Status (Consilium): 0 ¦ ¦ ¦ Defense: 2¦ Mana: 5/10 ¦ Willpower: 6/6¦ Health : 7/7 ¦ Gnosis:3 ¦ ¦


"Could he use Mind to have them made for real, then cover his tracks? Nah, that'd leave too many traces. Would put him out into contact a lot, too, that's a risk, doesn't seem a risk taker..." Mirv mumbled to himself.

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Re: Tea With Bowser (Salem, Mirv, Lilah)

Post#50 » January 15th, 2017, 4:47 pm

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Salem ¦ Moros ¦ Adamantine Arrow Status: 2 ¦ Defense: 3/Armor 2/3B (Death 5 Entropic Guard) ¦ Mana: 6/12 ¦ Willpower: [ ][ ][ ][ ][ ][ ][ ] ¦ Health [ ][ ][ ][ ][ ][ ][ ][ ] ¦ Active Spells: Entropic Guard, Death Sight


Salem shook his head, "Circumstantial, Hanover, but I'll take that as close enough. Any connection between the killers besides the documentation? Targets, locations, methods. Anything at all besides 'all banishers'?"
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Salem: Moros Arrow, Presence 3: Confident

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Emmett: Summer Darkling, Razorhand/Leechfinger, Presence 3: Dangerous

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Kai Armand: Gangrel, Presence 2

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Re: Tea With Bowser (Salem, Mirv, Lilah)

Post#51 » January 15th, 2017, 4:53 pm

"A police officer flashes a badge to clear out a crowd on the street or asks a barista questions about someone they see at the coffee shop every couple of days - do you think they investigate further as long as the badge and details are real? How many New Yorkers are really going to put in the time and effort required to find out if Officer Friendly with a real badge is really a cop?"

The Seer then looked over at Salem.

"Most of the victims have been Seers and those close to Seers with the rest being unlucky enough to be in the way of the wrong person at the wrong time. As for the killers - your usual mix of dropped off the grid Banisher trash psychos."
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Robert Carraway: Daeva/Ordo Dracul, Striking Looks 2: Ruggedly Handsome, Presence 3: Confident

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Re: Tea With Bowser (Salem, Mirv, Lilah)

Post#52 » January 15th, 2017, 5:43 pm

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Mirvalad¦ Mastigos¦ Guardians of the Veil¦ Status (Consilium): 0 ¦ ¦ ¦ Defense: 2¦ Mana: 5/10 ¦ Willpower: 6/6¦ Health : 7/7 ¦ Gnosis:3 ¦ ¦


"Obviously." Mirv fought back adding a "Duh."
Don't draw so much attention, goddamnit!
"I was thinking about a possibility for our Ghostwriter to get real fake badges. Fake real badges. Badges that shouldn't be there. Without Prime, or Matter, their possibilities are more limited. Either they're that good, or they have a way to get the real deal, and seal up all lose ends and delete all trails. The later seems... not likely, considering the amount of stacking papertrail they'd leave and the amount of work they'd have to put in."

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Re: Tea With Bowser (Salem, Mirv, Lilah)

Post#53 » January 16th, 2017, 12:15 am

"This Ghostwriter has access to the real documents and materials, which they use to create their "fakes". Material is real, information is not."
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Re: Tea With Bowser (Salem, Mirv, Lilah)

Post#54 » January 17th, 2017, 7:35 pm

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Salem ¦ Moros ¦ Adamantine Arrow Status: 2 ¦ Defense: 3/Armor 2/3B (Death 5 Entropic Guard) ¦ Mana: 6/12 ¦ Willpower: [ ][ ][ ][ ][ ][ ][ ] ¦ Health [ ][ ][ ][ ][ ][ ][ ][ ] ¦ Active Spells: Entropic Guard, Death Sight


Salem shook his head, "No discernible pattern to the killer's targets or locations that might suggest our target was trying to cover or expose a specific point? I'm hoping to discern a motive of his own besides 'enable crazies to kill because he is also crazy'. Where the primary victims primarily white, male, and middle class or above? I don't need names, but more information about the dead would help. I'm assuming you have already dealt with there ghosts, so there will be no chance of questioning those."

Salem stopped and considered what Mirvalad was saying, "The chances are he got the materials through his contacts, yes, but he'd also need to be able to do the actual detailing for each ID himself. Which isn't easy. A fake can have all the right materials, and still be ruined by details. Including programming for those identifications like a military CAC card. It's possible his connections are somewhat mind-jacked, just like his delivery people where. "

We have to find the sources, Salem though casually, and looked to Blackstone. The meeting was more informative, but he just needed a little bit more.
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Salem: Moros Arrow, Presence 3: Confident

Changeling:
Emmett: Summer Darkling, Razorhand/Leechfinger, Presence 3: Dangerous

Vampire:
Kai Armand: Gangrel, Presence 2

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Re: Tea With Bowser (Salem, Mirv, Lilah)

Post#55 » January 17th, 2017, 9:32 pm

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Mirvalad¦ Mastigos¦ Guardians of the Veil¦ Status (Consilium): 0 ¦ ¦ ¦ Defense: 2¦ Mana: 5/10 ¦ Willpower: 6/6¦ Health : 7/7 ¦ Gnosis:3 ¦ ¦


Mirv tipped an imaginary hat at Salem.
"Right. And you don't get that type of skill overnight. If this Ghosty was a NY resident before this started, or makes use of an NY resident to do his work, they might have been active some time ago. A talented forger that has disappeared or stopped working: If we don't get any other clues, that's where I would start looking."
He scratched his chin.
"That, or baiting him with material."
The go-to tactics if you are fishing in muddy waters, he thought, annoyed with himself.

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Re: Tea With Bowser (Salem, Mirv, Lilah)

Post#56 » January 17th, 2017, 11:04 pm

"The commonalities between targets were a connection to a Seer. Ally, friend, family member, lover, spouse, child. That's it. As for those Banishers we have eliminated, most are from nearby states: Pennsylvania, New Jersey, upstate New York and Connecticut have been represented so far. Drifters and fanatics who dropped off the grid. Shock troops and misfits."


Blackstone sipped at his drink. "Who is pulling the strings?"

"Someone I doubt any of you want to meet."

"The Left Hand."

The Seer frowned. "Yes."

"Whelp you Seers have one heck of psycho on your hands."

"We do and I think one of your juniors gets it." The Seer pointed at Mirv.
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Robert Carraway: Daeva/Ordo Dracul, Striking Looks 2: Ruggedly Handsome, Presence 3: Confident

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Re: Tea With Bowser (Salem, Mirv, Lilah)

Post#57 » January 18th, 2017, 6:59 am

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Mirvalad¦ Mastigos¦ Guardians of the Veil¦ Status (Consilium): 0 ¦ ¦ ¦ Defense: 2¦ Mana: 5/10 ¦ Willpower: 6/6¦ Health : 7/7 ¦ Gnosis:3 ¦ ¦


So much for not catching attention.
"And what makes you think that?"

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Re: Tea With Bowser (Salem, Mirv, Lilah)

Post#58 » January 19th, 2017, 8:04 pm

"Someone corning the market needs to continue that policy and that might give someone a way in."
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Robert Carraway: Daeva/Ordo Dracul, Striking Looks 2: Ruggedly Handsome, Presence 3: Confident

Fìrinn: Mastigos/Mysterium, Striking Looks 2: Naughty Nerd, Presence 3: Smart Snarker

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Re: Tea With Bowser (Salem, Mirv, Lilah)

Post#59 » January 20th, 2017, 1:48 pm

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Mirvalad¦ Mastigos¦ Guardians of the Veil¦ Status (Consilium): 0 ¦ ¦ ¦ Defense: 2¦ Mana: 5/10 ¦ Willpower: 6/6¦ Health : 7/7 ¦ Gnosis:3 ¦ ¦


Mirv looked at the other two - three, he also looked at Blackstone - with a blank face.
"Am I right in assuming you have something in mind already?"

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Re: Tea With Bowser (Salem, Mirv, Lilah)

Post#60 » January 26th, 2017, 5:51 am

The Guardian shrugged his shoulders.

"Maybe."
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Patrick Donovan: Antiquarian/Shadowsoul of The Winter Court, Mantle 4, Striking Looks 2: Dashing, Presence 3: Roguish Gentleman, Fame 1: Author

Robert Carraway: Daeva/Ordo Dracul, Striking Looks 2: Ruggedly Handsome, Presence 3: Confident

Fìrinn: Mastigos/Mysterium, Striking Looks 2: Naughty Nerd, Presence 3: Smart Snarker

Aurora: Obrimos/Arrow, Striking Looks 2: Pretty Eyes and Athletic, Presence 3

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