Written by | Posted August 4, 2015 – 12:22 pm The Stink Eye, Part II: You remind me of the babe

An old story, reposted here as I’m shaking the mothballs off Ankona and needed an easy way to show people a little bit about the (batshit) things she gets up to. Enjoy, and don’t be too creeped out! It really was a pretty thing, now that she got a good look at it. The polished […]

In which I let Aely speak her mind
comment 22 Written by on April 30, 2009 – 10:57 am

A’righ.  ‘m fecking sorry, bu’ ye’ve gotta be kiddin’ me.  I mean realleh?  I’m nae y’r feckin’ bunneh.  I dinnae wan’ y’r damn ears.

I’m nae gonna follow after ye, I ain’ y’r pet, an’ I sure’s hell ain’ gonna dance f’r ye.  So dinnae totter ‘long aft’r me, waitin’ f’r y’r damn ears t’ cooldown so ye can throw ’em at me. ‘Skeevy as hell. Laigh’ – y’ever had sommat follow ye ’round tryin’ t’ take advantage of ye?  Trus’ me – ‘s nae a nice feelin’.  I dinnae follow ye ’round makin’ skeevy comments ’bout th’ size’ ay y’r nuts, ayeh?

Lemme ge’ this to ye straigh’. I’m a bloody Paladin. Laigh’ worshippin, woman ay some virtue. I ain’ nobody’s floozy – an’ I sure’s hell ain’ y’rs.

S’ dinnae chase me down, askin’ me t’ dance an’ allat nonsense wi’ th’ ears, air y’r fair gettin’ wha’ ye’ve go’ comin’. I’ll show m’ womanness when an’ with somman I choose, an’ ye’ve go’ nowt t’ do wi’ it.

I’m nae y’r feckin’ bunneh.

S’ piss off, ayeh?

Angrathar – Part 3
comment Comments Off on Angrathar – Part 3 Written by on April 29, 2009 – 9:24 am

This is Part of Angrethar, the story of The Battle for the Wrathgate from Aelflaed’s point of view. You can see all of the posts in this story on the Story Archives page, by searching for the Wrathgate category, or through this link.

Late evening before the main push, the air in the forward camps was thick with fog, fear, and the muffled sounds of make-ready. Half-frozen snowflakes flitted out of the dusky whiteness and sizzled on firewood, turning the tops of the tents to soggy slush, freezing and settling on her hair, setting off the copper waves with ethereal white flecks.

Aely sat outside one of the hospital tents, wrapped in a thick, oiled fur cloak, her hands deftly tearing strips of linen into bandages and rolling them – some thicker, some thinner, each set with as much Light as she could find in herself to give.  Her mind wandered to the Riders camp, somewhere up in the mountains, and the hours ticked by.  Men walked past, and horses – and somewhere a forge was running, late into the night.

She rolled the last of the bandages, stacking it neatly with the others, and stretched her legs out towards the struggling fire.

“Excuse me, miss, have you se…”

The voice trailed off, and she turned, looking up to meet the gaunt, deep set eyes of an Ebon Knight.

“Hae I seen which, nae?  This’s Alliance groun’s mos’ly, if y’r lookin’ f’r Ebons, I cannae say rightly where t’ be lookin’.” She peered at him curiously, edges of memory flickering with some fragment of recognition.

He ran one hand across his eyes, face hollow and pained.  “No I’m… I used to… Aely?”

Seconds passed.

One eyebrow arched up. “Ayeh, tha’s me.  Sommat I can do f’r ye?”

His eyes settled on the fire next to her, obviously uncomfortable.

“I’d… I’d hoped you’d remember me, for who I was. Or that I was better at climbing trees than you. Bertrand Johansson, at least, I used to be. “

RP doesn’t happen /to/ you
comment Comments Off on RP doesn’t happen /to/ you Written by on April 28, 2009 – 1:06 pm

It happens /with/ you.

Read more of this excellent post by Falconesse over at WTT:RP.

Sunburned Monday
comment 3 Written by on April 27, 2009 – 9:30 am
  • Mr Anna and I spent yesterday at the beach!  It was lovely, though quite windy, and I’m a little windburned.  He got a little more than that, so he’s working from home today.  The temptation to log in and quest/instance will be very high!
  • TRI took down Kologarn, Auriaya, and the Iron Council this week, along with the usual first four bosses, putting us at 7/14 Ulduar.
  • I finally got to bring Annorah to a Naxx25 raid, in the hopes of getting some tasty loot and then swapping over to Aely for Kel’Thuzad since he is a bastard and I still am using the badge shield to heal in Ulduar (/sadface).  KT still didn’t drop anything anyone wanted, but I had a BLAST healing with Annorah, and feel kinda like I have my shaman groove back.  I really enjoy large raid healing with the Shaman – not so much 5 mans.  But it was a ton of fun and I hope I get to go and do it again.
  • I want to get Aely the “Crusader” title.  Exalted with 5 alliance factions isn’t hard – all of them are at least halfway through revered already.  Exalted with Argent Crusade also isn’t that hard, though I’m baaaarely at revered there.  The championing, however, is going to be a little annoying (mostly because I find the Valiant dailies to be a real pain in the rear).
  • Then I get to choose – will she be Aelflaed the Argent Champion or Crusader Aelflaed.  Or Aelflaed the Explorer.  Gah!  Too many appropriate titles!
  • One thing she won’t be, is Aelflaed the Noble.  I want a bunny pet.  I’d like to be able to turn into a bunny.  But Aely is a country bumpkin, the daughter of a dirt poor miner in the mountains west of Stratholme.  She might have some noble qualities, but Nobility she ain’t!
  • On the advice of a friend, Annie Mae is now specced protection.  I’ve not had a chance to really play with the new spec yet, but I’m looking forward to it, once I no longer have all my game time sucked up by Argent Crusade/Argent Tourney stuff!  (and looking for bunnies)

The Stink Eye, Part II: You remind me of the babe

August 4, 2015 – 12:22 pm

An old story, reposted here as I’m shaking the mothballs off Ankona and needed an easy way to show people a little bit about the (batshit) things she gets up to. Enjoy, and don’t be too creeped out!

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