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10.29.2012 , 08:57 PM |
Character – Cielle Bounty Hunter. No spoilers
“I feel ridiculous” Cielle scowled at mirror. The image that scowled back at her was a tall rangy woman, dressed in an outfit that looked to be made of only string and some sheer material in strategic spots. “This isn't going to work, I don't have anywhere in this outfit to put a weapon. “
Torian was trying not to stare. Gault was openly grinning at her. Mako was circling around her trying to figure out where she could put some kind of weapon.
“Nope” she said, “Find another way” She turned and stalked out of the room in a manner totally at odds with the outfit she was wearing.
Mako turned to Torian and Gault. “You guys could help instead of gawking at her. The best place to snag this bounty is at that cantina in Anchorhead. And the most unobtrusive way is by being disguised as a dancer. After that business with that Mandalorian squad there recently,they won't let her near the place in armor. And the money is just too good to pass up.”
Torian finally stopped blushing and his face was returning to normal color. Gault was looking thoughtful at the mention of money. Mako made a face at both of them and went off to research alternative dancer outfits.
“Here, see if you like this better. I did a bunch of research for other types of outfits on the Holonet and came up with this one” She laid a pair of very short shorts and a midriff baring top with some sleek knee high boots.” There is a hidden knife sheath in each boot and a very small holster in the cleavage of the top for a very small blaster”
Cielle put the outfit on and sighed. “I suppose this is a little better, lets see what the guys think.”
Cielle walked gingerly into the cargo hold where Gault was totally fleecing Torian in a game of Pazak. The heels on her boots changed her normal walk into sauntering hip swaying movement. Gault spotted her first and all the cards fell out of his hands (and his sleeves) as his mouth dropped open.
“Ha!! I knew you were cheating you shabir” Noticing the look on Gault's face Torian turned to face the door and proceeded to drop his own cards. “Wow! I knew choosing you over Commander Fett was a good idea”
It was Cielle's turn to blush. “At least I have weapons now. Lets go”
Cielle stood at the bar while Vosca the owner of the cantina reviewed the rules for his dancers. Mako had coached her to speak softly,instead of her normal direct tone,and to really say as little as possible. She had already set up the contract over the net with the owner so Cielle would just have to report in. Mako had told her when she had sent the holoimage of Cielle the owner fell all over himself to hire her as a dancer.
Vosca pointed at a pillar across the room and instructed her to stand there and dance. Trying not to roll her eyes,she headed over, stepped up on the pillar and made an attempt to mimic the other dancers in the room.
“Vosca!” Came a voice from near her “I think your new dancer is a little stiff, I think I know a way to loosen her up” he said suggestively.
Looking at the speaker, Cielle recognized her bounty. He strolled over where she was and pulled her off the pillar to him. Faster than he could blink she had her little blaster out and pointed at the middle of his head.
“Cielle!!!” came Gault's panicked voice” We have to take this one alive”
“Haar'chak” she sighed, and punched the guy. As the guy slumped unconscious, Torian stepped in and slung the guy over his shoulder. Gault just shrugged at the owner. The other patrons turned back to their business as the trio walked out the door with their prize.
They arrived at the residence in the middle of a large moisture vapor farm with their still unconscious burden and dropped on the middle of the dusty floor.
“Here you are ma'am, your bounty as requested” said Cielle.
“Perfect” said the woman as she toe'd the man with her boot” I told him I would put a bounty out on him if he went to town and started hanging out at the cantinas again. Having one of the dancers take him out in front of everyone should embarrass him enough to not show his face again. Worth every credit” She grinned at Cielle as she handed her the pay for the job. Cielle counted back half the credits to the woman. “It was actually kinda fun, though I will never try to pass as a dancer again”
*Rissa (60 Sorc) * Cielle (55 Merc)* Irrissa (55 Op) Ko'neko (55 Mara)
*Minalde (60 Sage)* Aubrei (60 Scound)* Cleindori (55 Sent) Rosaleen (55 Com)
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