||[Sep. 24th, 2006|02:19 pm]
The Crack that Never Was
Demyx was simply in awe. How the calmest of the pubs in the dank port of Tortuga managed to become the most insane and inane of them all, he wasn't sure. The bard had hidden under the ledge of the counter where the bartender was serving up drinks, hoping his friends would not think him a complete wuss and disown him, but when the bartender plopped a large mug of rum into his hands, he didn't complain. Sure, technically he was underage, but seeing as Namine, Roxas, and even his squat little friend Pence were downing various beverages from their own assorted cups and bottles, Demyx figured it was safe enough to join in the "fun".
The rum washed down his throat, warming everything from the mouth down to his stomach with a sort of hazy heat. The Melodious Nocturne grinned, gulping more of the dark liquid and letting the intoxicating effects make him loose and tension free. What had he been worrying about anyway, this stuff was good! Chugging down the last of the mug, Demyx leaned over and tapped the bulky man behind the counter, asking for another bottle of the liquid drug. Rum was good! He wondered why he never had it before.
Taking another sip, water starting to condense on his forehead and running down the random spiky bangs. It was getting hot. Stripping off the black coat, revealing the black tank top and leather pants underneath, Sitting there in a lazy bliss, Demyx was getting bored. What could he do to liven up the place?
The water mage then noticed an unoccupied table in the middle of the tavern, and a single lamp chained from the ceiling, shining down like a spotlight. The music still played, from where he did not know, or really care. The alcohol made him giddy, and all inhibitions were gone. Leaping onto the table, bottle in hand, Demyx began to dance, swaying, and mouthing random lyrics to the music.
Well, the amusement was long since over, and Marluxia had had enough. The waitress was trying to offer him rum AGAIN, Xemnas, Saix, and some one winged angel were trying to sing, and Marluxia was just tired of it. The waitress ran after the mug went flying at her, and Marluxia stood up to head out the door after Roxas, Namine, and Axel. Someone best keep an eye on the lot. About then the one wing mistook Roxas for someone else entirely and ended up ramming into the door. That made Marluxia's lips twitch in amusement for a second. Then he manuvered around the pile that was Luxord and Larxene, and headed out the door.
He watched in amusement as the young 'pirate' (and he'd be surprised if the kid even knew how to steer.), tried to argue that Namine couldn't be a pirate because she was female.
"That's incorrect. There have been several female pirates, and they tended to be just as good, if not better, than their male counterparts." Marluxia permitted a mocking smile to cross his lips. "Is your offer to join your crew still open? I suspect I could do with some amusement." It would also allow him to keep an eye on the children. He might not have a heart anymore, but Marluxia had enough of a sense of duty left to make sure that Roxas, Namine, and probably Pence as well, didn't end up in too much trouble.
Oh no not the puppy dog eyes, aaanything but that Pence thought in vane as he stared at Roxas' little face, I can't say no to that face....and Olette probably would kill me if she found out.....
Pence was about to give in when another voice piped up, voicing his own opinions on 'female pirates', before asking to join the crew himself.
"Okay, okay I get it, girls can be pirates too...I suppose. So welcome to our smarmy crew lass!" The young 'captain' said in his best pirate impression while bowing slightly to Namine, before turning to the taller man, "That goes for you too sir, welcome to the crew." Pence was trying his best to stay calm and pirate like on the outside, while on the inside he was doing a victory dance in his head.
I am actually starting to have my very own pirate crew! And the new guy looks cool...though once again I kinda, sorta knew him before.... But it is still sooo awesome!
Turning back to his crew, the brunette continued, "Now if there will be no more interruptions, lets go commender ourselves a ship!"