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[Unichat log --]
(13:34)OITHEOI: Lost an agent recently?
(13:34)Admiral Pancake: Go to hell.
(13:34)OITHEOI: Such outdated notions from a self-styled gentleman of the next age.
(13:35)Admiral Pancake: As a self-styled deity, I thought you of all people wouldn't object.
(13:35)OITHEOI: Grammar, Pancake.
(13:36)Admiral Pancake: My grammar's fine.
(13:37)OITHEOI: It wasn't me.
(13:37)Admiral Pancake: I can tell. You wouldn't be so smug otherwise.
(13:37)OITHEOI: Oh, come now, give credit where credit is due. I'm only easy to read when I wish to be.
(13:38)Admiral Pancake: You do realize you've lost a shatterpoint to me this way.
(13:38)OITHEOI: Ah, the frivolities of youth. Besides, my understanding is that he's rotting in prison now - by your own hand, if rumors are to be believed. Could it be I forced it?
(13:39)Admiral Pancake: You're trying to put me on the defensive. You didn't kill my agent, but you hope to capitalize on it anyhow. It won't work.
(13:40)OITHEOI: Unless it has already.
(13:41)Admiral Pancake: ...
(13:42)OITHEOI: Hm?
(13:43)Admiral Pancake: What do you want?
(13:44)OITHEOI: I'm curious. GOO doesn't have anyone up there. Vampire doesn't care. Rasputin's off theorizing. Who else could have done it? I'm legitimately stumped.
(13:45)Admiral Pancake: If you want me to pool my resources and considerable intellect with yours, stop the mind games.
(13:46)OITHEOI: Ah, I've learned what I wanted to anyway.
(13:46)OITHEOI: My own assets on the colony have just notified me that the base has become aware of the deceased - frankly, that's how I heard of it myself.
(13:46)Admiral Pancake: Go on.
(13:47)OITHEOI: Patience, dear Eugene.
(13:48)Admiral Pancake: ...
(13:49)OITHEOI: Contact was made by a civilian, interestingly enough - the daughter of the base's commander. Surely they will want to hear her testimony. And here's where things get interesting...
(13:50)OITHEOI: My agent is posing as a member of the janitorial staff. Her access to critical technical systems is limited. But you? An outside force, as of yet undetected?
(13:51)Admiral Pancake: You want me to hijack the moon base's database and extract her testimony?
(13:51)OITHEOI: Yes.
(13:52)OITHEOI: You will learn who murdered your scout. I will refrain from revealing your position to their perimeter defenses.
(13:53)Admiral Pancake: Must you always resort to threats?
(13:54)OITHEOI: Excuse me. Old habits die hard.
(13:54)OITHEOI: We can both profit from this information. The risk to you is minimal, and I can ensure their sysadmins are... occupied for the duration of your intrusion run.
(13:55)Admiral Pancake: I can take care of myself, thank you very much.
(13:56)OITHEOI: So we have a deal?
(13:56)Admiral Pancake: No. I want specs on your adaptive icebreaker. An older revision will suffice.
(13:57)OITHEOI: It will, ah? You are aware, I'm sure, that I change control codes even within revisions?
(13:58)Admiral Pancake: Then turning it over should be a minimal cost, should it not?
(13:59)OITHEOI: Very well. Consider me curious.
(13:59)OITHEOI: The files will be en route within fifteen minutes.
(14:01)Admiral Pancake: Then we do have a deal.
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[Unichat auxiliary records --]
Xenocartographer (Official Note): Hey, making some layout tweaks. Let me know what you think!
Turquoise: A Goo Vampire named Rasputin. The highest form of sysadmins! edit delete reply
Xenocartographer: Careful, Turq, or they'll byte you and download your bloodstream! edit delete reply
FarstateDev : Is anyone there? Please. Just let me..... Hello? edit delete reply
Xenocartographer: Huh? What's up? edit delete reply
FarstateDev : Is this a chatroom? edit delete reply
Xenocartographer: Well, it's a comic about one! Try this link for the first page :D edit delete reply
FarstateDev : Is this a chatroom? edit delete reply
Dellis: It is not a chatroom. The part before the "First Previous Next Latest"... line is a comic, in written form, which Xenocartographer, the writer, releases to us minions pretty regularly to read and enjoy. The link in his comment will bring you to the first page, then clicking next will cycle you through all the updates up to this one.

It's a story written by him, at core. Updated regularly through this site.
We can comment every single update through the use of the comment section, which is what you're using now. It's not a chatroom either - mainly because it isn't practical for instant communication, like chatrooms are. It's a comment section. You live your line on the wall, and people read and post theirs. edit delete reply
stripCatan: with a name like eugene pancake its really no wonder he turned to crime edit delete reply
Seabiscuit: -SNERK- I was thinking the exact same thing. Like, no wonder he named himself Pancake... edit delete reply
Xenocartographer: Frankly, that's what I should have titled the page. edit delete reply
Seabiscuit: ... I love these two so much, hahaha! A shatterpoint? Hmm... Hahahah, "self-styled gentleman of the next age" :D edit delete reply
Dellis: Outstanding! I really appreciated today's update. You weren't kidding when you said things were about to move, and move fast.

On a side note, I thought the corpse was Pancake's DOING, not Pancake's agent. I was wrong it seems xD

And, by the way, I'm utterly curious about Vampire, who she is, and her motives. And for some reason, I'm convinced she's female (It might just be my streak of being wrong continuing).
I don't know... I find myself rooting for her even if she hasn't been introduced yet, and I don't even know what she wants. Must be because OITHEOI and Pancake both fear her, so she must be awesome. edit delete reply
Xenocartographer: OITHEOI has referred to Vampire as "she", that'd be why :) And thanks, man! You know how to make a nerd feel cool :D edit delete reply
SansFinalGuardian: Shatterpoint? That Jedi thingy? And the text colours are red and blue... heh, appropriate. edit delete reply
Xenocartographer: I'm afraid I'm unfamiliar. edit delete reply
FallenLeaves: For those who don't know, OITHEOI is correcting Pancake's grammar because "Ὁι Θηοι" (pronounced "Hoy Thay-oy" (roughly) (depending on period)) is Ancient Greek (and maybe modern, too; I don't know about that) for "The Gods". edit delete reply