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((time wise this is taking place sometime on the everning of Thursday but I wasn't able to actually do it.))

-On hearing the shot Riddick quickly flattens himself against the wall and peers through the rain to see if he can see anything. When he can't he walks quickly to the first door number 627 and knocks fairly loudly.-

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On July 6th, 2007 07:56 am (UTC), corvenus commented:
-Taking a quick look behind him before turning to the gentleman.- "Yes you can, Would you kindly tell me if you have been entertaining any guest tonight."
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On July 8th, 2007 05:45 pm (UTC), his_satyr_soul replied:
::The old butler paused for a moment in thought before answering::

"Why, now that you mention it, the Madam has taken a hiatus from entertaining guests this evening."
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On July 8th, 2007 05:50 pm (UTC), corvenus replied:
-Riddick nods, and thinks for a moment before asking- "Would you know who was being entertained?"
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On July 8th, 2007 05:56 pm (UTC), his_satyr_soul replied:
::The butler looks at you with a puzzled expression.::

"I do not believe I follow your line of thought, constable. If you are inquiring as to previous guests of the Madam, that is a difficult question to answer. She has seen the Ambassador of Japan, a Colonel Hoxie of Her Majesty's Royal Army, Lady Agatha, and Mr. Dorian Gray this week alone."
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On July 8th, 2007 06:00 pm (UTC), corvenus replied:
-Tipping his hat Riddick smiles slightly.- "Thank you for the information and your time sir. Good night."


((Sorry miss read that last post so didn't really need to ask that question, but guess it does not matter too much.))
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On July 8th, 2007 06:03 pm (UTC), his_satyr_soul replied:
::The butler smiles cordially before shutting the door.::
((On the contrary, he learned more from that "unneccesary question" than anything else in the conversation!))
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On July 8th, 2007 06:06 pm (UTC), corvenus replied:
((That we do.))

-Riddick pauses in the door way for a moment as he thinks about what he has just been told before moving on to the next door and again knocking.-
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On July 8th, 2007 06:12 pm (UTC), his_satyr_soul replied:
::There is no answer at 628. This is known to be the home of the eccentric Professor Litteken, an aviation theorist. While a fully working flying machine has yet to be built, the promise of flight is enough to make money on the notion alone in a city built on big dreams.::
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On July 8th, 2007 06:15 pm (UTC), corvenus replied:
-Riddick listens at the door for a while before turning and moving on to the last house. Muttering under his breath.- "So my friend Hoxie survived the guards thinking he was me, pity might have to do something more about him if he gets too close."
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On July 8th, 2007 06:29 pm (UTC), his_satyr_soul replied:
::This house is also authentically Victorian, although mostly drawing on Gothic architecture for its base design, but is most notable for the hedge statues in the relatively Hellenic garden; the hedge creations are in the likeness of the Statue of David and Venus de Milo, respectively, and stand in the middle of the yard on either side of a brick pathway leading up to the door, which itself is lined on both sides by a row of hedge knights, standing at attention.

A handsome blonde gentleman answers the door in a smoke gray bathrobe with a glittering flower pattern embroidered thereupon. He smiles pleasantly as he opens the door a bit wider and steps aside.::

"Good evening, constable. The weather out there looks dreadful; won't you come inside for a moment?"
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On July 8th, 2007 06:33 pm (UTC), corvenus replied:
-Riddick nods and slips his glasses on as he walks inside.- "Thank you, Dismal weather but the jobs the job."
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On July 8th, 2007 06:47 pm (UTC), his_satyr_soul replied:
::He motions at an upward angle with his left hand to acknowledge the comment as he walks down the red-carpeted wooden hall and turns right, entering the room just beyond. It is a spacious, round, red-carpeted room with with high wooden walls lined with portraits of (almost exclusively) beautiful women in period dresses, a large wine cabinet to the right, and a marble staircase on the left leading up to an oak-railed balcony that seems to sink back into an eternity of bookshelves overlooking a fireplace in the back of the room with golden statues of man-sized cats on either side, and a mirror just above that. Before the fireplace is seated two large, comfortable crimson armchairs.::
::Pouring himself a drink at the wine cabinet, Dorian lifts an empty glass in Riddick's direction.:: "May I offer you a drink, constable? It is uncustomary for a guard to drink while on duty in England, but I am still unsure of the policy in Queen's Reign."
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On July 8th, 2007 06:53 pm (UTC), corvenus replied:
-Following behind noting the fairly grand decore, wondering to himself just who this guy is.- "Certainly sir, a drink would be appreciated."
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On July 8th, 2007 07:01 pm (UTC), his_satyr_soul replied:
"Ah, so Queen's Reign is more akin to Ireland with respect to alcohol tolerance." ::Dorian pours a second glass of chianti for the officer and takes it over to him as he himself sits in one of the armchairs and motions to the one across from him.::
"Curiously, did you happen to hear a loud bang a few moments ago? I had just settled down to sleep when it startled me awake, and then you came knocking..."
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On July 8th, 2007 07:08 pm (UTC), corvenus replied:
-Taking the seat and drink, taking a sip.- "I wouldn't know, I've never been to Ireland." -Pausing for a moment- "Yes I did hear the bang, that was the reason I knocked, I was wondering if you could tell me anything about it."
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On July 8th, 2007 07:14 pm (UTC), his_satyr_soul replied:
"Aside from what I have already mentioned, I can only swear for all the world that it sounded like a gunshot. I was nearly asleep when I heard it, though, so I might be mistaken..."
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On July 8th, 2007 07:16 pm (UTC), corvenus replied:
-Riddick nods and takes a sip of the drink, wondering if there waas anything to the fact that he had brought it up while the butler had not meantioned it.- "I see, well that in itself can be helpful sir."
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On July 8th, 2007 07:22 pm (UTC), his_satyr_soul replied:
::The young man raised his glass in a toast with a forthright smile.::

"I do what I can to aid the city. Incidentally, I should have a package arriving from Paris this week, which will no doubt be quite the sensation when I donate it to the Museum of Art."
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On July 8th, 2007 07:24 pm (UTC), corvenus replied:
-Smiling slightly.- "I will make sure to see it."- Finishing his drink.- "Thank you for the drink, but I really must be getting back to my round."
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On July 8th, 2007 07:31 pm (UTC), his_satyr_soul replied:
"Naturally, and think nothing of it."

::He stands, walking the constable to the door and smiles one last time as he holds it open for him.:: "Do be careful out there; crime is on the rise again, or so I hear..."
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On July 8th, 2007 07:34 pm (UTC), corvenus replied:
-Smiling to himself, as he walks out.- "I certainly will do. You take care as well."
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On July 8th, 2007 07:49 pm (UTC), his_satyr_soul replied:
::After shutting the door behind him, Dorian collapses back against it inside his home and lets out a deep breath.::"That went well..."

::Standing uneasily, and lumbering down the hall toward the mirror above the fireplace, he looks into it and smiles wearily.::

"Chin up, old boy. You just need a drink..."
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