PuPu's Saga

Chapter 22

By Jeremy Chapter

Setting 22: 1733 DAY 23, Deling City, Caraway's Mansion B1

<What is wrong now, QyQy>!?  Specifically directed interrogative, information directive, agitation, and slight exasperation

<'Caraway' is breaking out of the trance again>!  Awareness, declaration, alarm, fading confidence

<We should get him in here for immediate imprinting>!  Hint directive, urgency, and disbelief.

<Registered>  Concurrence and acknowledgement

<Should we also do something about the quadruped entity ‘Angelo'>?  Awareness and interrogative

<I'm sure we can eventually find a better use for him>  Consideration and dismissal

<…>  Pause and assent

<…>  Discomfiture

<What else is wrong>?  Awareness, specifically directed interrogative, information directive, and dread

<FeFe, there is something you should know>  Uncertainty, anxiety, and reluctance

<What>?  Information interrogative and suspicion

<Search me>  Specifically directed, self-evident imperative directive and disquiet

<…>  Strain, suspicion and curiosity

<…>  Internal conflict

<The Carrier is here>!?  Imputed interrogative, awareness, shock, and disbelief

<Correction: It has been here for some time>  Smooth check, information declaration

<Where is it>?  Information interrogative and curiosity

<The only place on this primitive planet that has enough energy to sustain it>    Complacent declaration and vestigial condescension

<Won't it be discovered>?  Interrogative and concern

<The Galbadians haven't found us yet>  Self-evident declaration, dismissal, assurance, and disdain

<Not the best justification in the universe, QyQy>  Quasi-patronizing declaration, impeding reminder, and dissatisfaction

<We've brought down entire power-grids and still none of the natives have caught on>  Information declaration, referential reminder, and haughtiness

<It will only be a matter of time till someone from the power company comes knocking>  Solemn declaration, indirect caution, and hint directive

<Not likely>  Complacent declaration, haughtiness, and apathy

<Don't underestimate them, QyQy>  Imperative directive, implied, imputed warning

<Then don't overestimate their chances, FeFe>  Imperative directive, purposive check, implied, imputed warning, and pugnacity

<…>  Hesitancy, doubt, and closer inspection

<…>  Indifference

<Back to the matter at hand, what is the Carrier doing here>?  Awareness, befuddlement, and information interrogative

<Guess>  Deliberate inattention and absurd suggestion

<…>  Distrust, interest, strained patience, and resigned closer inspection

<…>  Pause and ambivalence

<They are looking for PuPu>?  Awareness, surprise, and self-doubt

<Yes>  Assurance

<I don't understand why the Clan would send the entire armada to recover one soldier>  Information declaration, non-specifically directed hint directive, and disbelief

<Think harder>  Imperative directive and latent humor

<…>  Pause and closer inspection

<You're getting closer>  Feigned encouragement and condescension

<Heavens>!  Awareness and surprise

<Yes, you're right>  Assurance and smugness

<Comrade PuPu is a member of the Royal Family>!  Information declaration, exclamation, and disbelief

<PuPu was the alias of our Prince>  Didactic explanation

<…>!  Shock and dread

<You just realized what will happen to this planet if we can't find PuPu, right>?  Self-evident, rhetorical interrogative

<Something only the Carrier can perform>  Weak acknowledgment, information declaration, and horror

<It won't be long before the Clan holds ‘Squall' responsible for the missing Prince>  Information declaration and self-assurance

<Let's hope the ‘Archangel' unit will turn up something>  Passive imperative, wishful thinking and worry

<He doesn't have much time left>  Quasi-critical declaration and impeding reminder

<Apparently now neither do they>  Self-evident declaration, fading effervescence and jadedness

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