5 Minutes: Reloaded

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Re: 5 Minutes: Reloaded

Post by oldwrench » October 28th, 2018, 4:06 am

It wasn't tourist season so she couldn't soot them....... Oh, and they weren't tourists. I guess she will just have to wait, till then, I guess she'll just have to do with deer season.

Oh, I'm still working on another chapter, I just have to take some time and work on it.
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Re: 5 Minutes: Reloaded

Post by Sakura » October 28th, 2018, 9:43 am

Meow and welcome back. Did you bring any pics of coffee or catnip plantations? :gg:

I saved all my money (again) to upgrade my PC ("purrsonal computer") it was badly in need of a new video card. Ans so I (again) didn't have a vacation this year. Because with that new video card I need more memory... and then I need a new cpu... and and and... :hmm: :pif:
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Re: 5 Minutes: Reloaded

Post by oldwrench » October 29th, 2018, 3:24 am

I need to replace this laptop. some of the keys need to be banged on to make them work. I don't know why, it's only seven years old, was a cheap model, and was the display model. I should break down and spend the money on a newer model.
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Re: 5 Minutes: Reloaded

Post by Sakura » October 29th, 2018, 11:15 am

Is it always the same keys? If no: Is the cpu-fan purrhaps running nonstop? In that case it might be a trojan caclulating Bitcoin thus hogging all the resources.

You can always simply connect a $10 usb keyboard to the notebook and it'll work fine. Large keyboards are more comfortable to type on as well. And they're cheaper to replace should you ever spill your catnip coffee :gg:
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Re: 5 Minutes: Reloaded

Post by oldwrench » November 14th, 2018, 4:59 am

But harder to take along when I'm driving clients. Yes, it's the same keys, most notably the enter key.
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Re: 5 Minutes: Reloaded

Post by Sakura » November 14th, 2018, 1:53 pm

Ifixit.com and Ebay are your best friends. You're brilliant when it comes to technical stuff, just look at all the things you make of wood.
A notebook's keyboard should be easy to repair (and cheap, too)
The big advantage is: no need to reinstall everything! :thumb:
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Re: 5 Minutes: Reloaded

Post by oldwrench » November 17th, 2018, 8:39 pm

It's been a while. There have been so many things going on that I haven't had much time to work on this. I do keep coming up with ideas to add to the story, all stored in my head........ too bad it leaks. Really though, I have a photographic memory......... it just never was developed, sigh.

Ok, back to the story. Dominic is just about to get back together with Rose for a sappy, nauseating, reunion. Perhaps minors should close there eyes while reading this section.


Chapter 53


Rydia felt very nervous as she got out of the car. she was going to meet more of the EDF pilots, more of Dominic’s friends. He assured her that they were just as friendly as the four pilots she had already met. Maybe it was a good thing that his colonel was at his ship awaiting the arrival of the important scientists who were coming to find out about Atropos, and the princess was meeting with the representatives of some of the colonies. If they were here....... Rydia shuddered, a princess, royalty! What could she say, how should she act? It was scary enough just to meet the pilots. But Dominic was so excited, she was happy he would see his girlfriend, Rose, again. He had told her all about Rose.

Dominic was hurrying more than he realized. He hadn’t seen Rose in all these months, hadn’t even been able to contact her. They hadn’t been apart this long since they were in secondary school. Maybe it was because they had been together so long that he never knew how much she meant to him. He followed Tammy and Rydia into the lounge of the old hotel......... There she was, dark hair and dark eyes, as beautiful as he remembered. Dominic quickly stepped across the room, arms open, reaching for Rose. “Rose, Sweetheart!, he called out happily, “I’ve missed you so.......”

CRACK! Dominic staggered when Rose slapped him so hard he almost fell over. “OW! What......” He exclaimed in shock. Everyone in the room stared at them.

“Don’t sweetheart me you low down, two timing, troglodyte,” Rose yelled at him. “You run off with another woman and don’t even have the guts to send me a message, to tell me goodbye.”

Dominic rubbed his sore cheek. “Huh?? What other woman?”

“Her!” Rose pointed an accusing finger at a shocked looking Rydia.

Dominic looked where Rose was pointing. “Rydia? She’s no woman.” Dominic claimed as he turned back toward Rose.

Rose saw Rydia’s expression turn from shock to hurt. CRACK!! This time it was Roses fist and Dominic did land on the floor. Rose stepped over Dom and put her arm around Rydia, guiding her out of the room. “If that beast mistreated you, he’s going to be doubly sorry,” She told the girl.

“Wait, I didn’t mean that.” Dominic said as he tried to get up.

John put his foot on Dom’s shoulder. “If I were you, I’d wait until they cooled off a bit before going after them.” John advised him. “Right now, anything you say can, and will, be used against you.”

Dominic just groaned and rubbed his jaw.


Rydia stopped Rose in the hallway. “I’m sorry,” she sobbed, with tears in her eyes.” “It’s all my fault, I’m so sorry.”

“You don’t have anything to be sorry for,” Rose comforted her. “It’s his fault, dragging you out here and hiding from the EDF like this. He deserves what he gets.”

“No......no, it isn’t like that.” Rydia insisted. “I wouldn’t go to the EDF. I was afraid. Dominic hid us away so the Red Faction couldn’t find us. He wanted me to take Atropos to the EDF but I just couldn’t, so he brought us here. Then Atropos broke down and we couldn’t leave. He couldn’t try to contact you because the Red Faction might be watching for that. I did finally agree to let him contact the EDF, but they never replied to his messages. He was always talking about you...... and writing songs for you. He really missed you. He didn’t deserve to be slapped.”

Rose frowned, this wasn’t what she expected at all. “But he did say you aren’t a woman,” she said trying to justify her actions.

“I know,” Rydia answered, looking down, “But I don’t.......I mean, he thinks of me as a little girl. He was always kind to me, like family......... like I was his little sister. That’s what he meant, I’m sure.”

Rose frowned. “Oh crap, I’ve made a royal mess of things, haven’t I,” She told Rydia. “I was so mad at Doninic, and I was completely wrong.” Rose shook her head, “I better get back and apologize, if he’ll even listen to me.”

“You shouldn’t be in such a hurry,” Melpomene said as she came up behind Rose.

Rose turned, “Mel?........ Ah, but I decked him, and he didn’t deserve it.” Rose looked back at Rydia, “Rydia, this is princess Melpomene.”

Rydia’s eyes got big, the princess! She had never been in the presence of royalty. What was she supposed to do How should she act? She knelt down on one knee and bowed. “It is an honor to meet you, your majesty,” Rydia told the princess.

Both Rose and Melpomene stared at the girl with shocked expressions. Mel started laughing and reached down to help Rydia up. “Girl, I think you have been reading too many fairy tales,” Mel told her.

Rydia got up, red faced. “But, you’re the princess, I thought........” She began.

“Right, I’m the princess, but we save the pomp and foolishness for the guys with the cameras.” Melpomene told her between giggles. “We don’t stand on formalities among friends.... Just call me Mel. It’s very nice to have you join us, Rydia.”

“So..... Why shouldn’t I go and try to apologize?” Rose asked as she tried to stifle her own giggles. “It was my fault, I hit him.”

“And who could blame you?” Mel answered. “He left you, and not a word for all those months. You didn’t know if he was hurt or even alive. Then after all that anxiety to see him in those images, with another woman........ What could he expect? On top of that he insulted Rydia.....”

“He didn’t mean it that way,” Rydia tried to defend him.

The princess grinned, “of course not, but our distraught Rose didn’t know that.”

Rose choked off a laugh at that exaggeration.

“Now that you’ve heard the truth from Rydia,” Mel told Rose, “you ran off crying because you’re so sorry and afraid Dominic will never love you again.”

Rose laughed, “That sounds like something out of a romance novel, it would never work in real life. Besides, I’m not the crying type.

“Good grief girl, do a little acting,” The princess told her conspiratorially. “Women have been doing it for millenia, of course it will work. You go off somewhere, not to far, and do a little crying. Rub your eyes, make it look good. Rydia and I will go and explain to Dominic what happened and how distressed you are. I bet he’ll rush right off to find you and comfort you....... You have to make them feel like they’re the hero, then you can get everything your heart desires.”

“Um, I don’t know....... I guess I’ll try it your way, Mel. It would be nice to get him to notice me for once.” Rose mumbled.

“You’ll see,” Mel told her as she turned Rydia toward the lounge. “He’ll be putty in your hands.”
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Re: 5 Minutes: Reloaded

Post by Sakura » November 18th, 2018, 5:09 pm

Meowies and thanks for the mew, err new chapter! :love:
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Re: 5 Minutes: Reloaded

Post by Sakura » December 15th, 2018, 11:13 am

Mew mew hope you're alright and just stressed by the kurisumasu purreparations.
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Re: 5 Minutes: Reloaded

Post by oldwrench » December 15th, 2018, 3:47 pm

been doing quite a bit of driving for the bus company lately. I almost have the next chapter ready, I just need to get back to it. I'll look for Christmas picts.
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