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Lady Saga
post Apr 5 2012, 03:42 PM
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Good day fellow Chorrolmates. I am Lady Saga, and today I'd like to talk about the saga of Ann Thraxx.

I originally posted all of the text of posts 1 and 2 over at Bethsoft's Oblivion: general area. Forgive the crudeness of some of the early text, for I was not originally writing Ann's tale as a true story yet. In Post #2, this starts to change. Post 1's text was originally in the Where are you Now #7 thread, and Post 2's text came from my own thread in OB: General.

This character is probably my deepest Oblivion roleplay to date. Originally I wanted her to be "Renee Gade III", which means she'd be some sort of heroic figure. But as Ann Thraxx evolved, it was apparent she's going to have a story much different from what I had originally conceived.

Although I'm on PS3, I performed a couple little tricks which I like to call pretend-mods. tongue.gif I used another character's game save, so that Ann never had to go thru the Tutorial part, then I fast-traveled her to just outside the Imperial City...Chestnut Handy Stables, to be exact. I had no idea why her game started here, though. That was not made known to me, yet. I also didn't know who Ann was, exactly. All of this becomes apparent during the massive text below.


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Name: Ann Thraxx


Race: Imperial

Sex: female.

Class: peasant (custom).

Starsign: Atronach

D&D alignment: Chaotic Neutral


Ann Thraxx the wayward peasant has just arrived at Chestnut Handy Stables outside the Imperial City. She arrived here by carriage, and it is nighttime...dark and rainy. She's wearing nothing but one of those horrible Cyrodiilic bras and some sack cloth pants. No shoes, no shirt.

Ann has heard there's a place to stay in "some house on the Waterfront" * so she's walking there now.

* I think there's a free bed in one of the houses on the Waterfront. if there is, no problem. A "friend" told Ann there's a place she can stay. But if there is no free bed, Ann will have no place to stay.


Her family is no more, and she is sad. I'm thinking she was a farmer of some sort, perhaps, and lost her farm. Her husband got killed perhaps, and Ann is right now in serious depression, serious culture shock. She's been to the I.C. before, but never actually lived here. She's used to the wide open plains of the West Weald.

She is poor, but she is also fortunate to have 58 gold in her pocket, along with a soul gem and a few minor things which can be sold. How she got all this stuff? We shall find out, won't we?

Ann Thraxx arrived at the Abandoned Shack, which is anything but abandoned! It was about 6am Cyrodiilic time, and Hillod the Outlaw and a dark elf male (forget his name) immediately rose as Ann walked in the door. Oops...

"Please, I didn't mean to startle you" she said to the dark elf. "I am Ann Thraxx. I have been sent here and was told I could spend the night. I've lost my home and my family..."

What was interesting was the dark elf's greeting had something to do with losing his job or being out of work or something. This fit right in, so that Ann and the dark elf had a short conversation about finding work.

The situation in the Abandoned Shack was awkward as the 2 males stood around staring at Ann. This isn't what she expected! Ann "got to know" Hillod and dark elf, and gave them more than half of her 58 gold (she basically bribed him so she can stay in the Shack). But the guys wouldn't leave!

Ann took a short walk outside, deprived of sleep and getting dizzy. She found a couple beggar beds which were open, but there's no way she's gonna stoop that low.

Finally she made her way back to the Abandoned Shack. It's now 8 am and Hillod + the dark elf are both gone. Finally.

Ann sets off to sleep. When she wakes, she's going to see about looking for work in the Imperial City.

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This post has been edited by Lady Saga: Apr 12 2012, 07:45 PM
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Lady Saga   The story of Ann Thraxx   Apr 5 2012, 03:42 PM
Lady Saga   Man. so I don't know what it is, but this role...   Apr 5 2012, 03:51 PM
mALX   First off - love the name (Ann Thraxx). Immediate...   Apr 5 2012, 06:24 PM
Lady Saga   I thanketh thee. :) I am working on editing post 2...   Apr 5 2012, 06:32 PM
mALX   I thanketh thee. :) I am working on editing post ...   Apr 5 2012, 06:42 PM
Lady Saga   We are def connected to our characters in many in...   Apr 5 2012, 07:54 PM
mALX   We are def connected to our characters in many i...   Apr 5 2012, 08:01 PM
Lady Saga   okay thanks. I'll do more editing tomorrow. I ...   Apr 5 2012, 09:59 PM
Acadian   What a fun story! Although your character Gad...   Apr 6 2012, 01:19 AM
Lady Saga   What a fun story! Although your character Ga...   Apr 6 2012, 02:11 AM
Acadian   Two questions here I guess. Post length and frequ...   Apr 6 2012, 03:01 AM
Lady Saga   don't worry Acadian. I don't even have eno...   Apr 6 2012, 01:41 PM
Acadian   I agree, and very much apologize if I clumsily sou...   Apr 6 2012, 02:49 PM
King Coin   I'm getting more frustrated at the citizens of...   Apr 9 2012, 02:27 AM
Andrea   YEAAAAAHH!! A story I can read and follow ...   Apr 10 2012, 10:09 PM
Lady Saga   Cool Andrea! much appreciated! I have an a...   Apr 11 2012, 05:04 PM
SubRosa   Ann is back! Poor thing. :( I love how she c...   Apr 12 2012, 08:06 PM
Lady Saga   So now she has to decide: the sewer patrol (now t...   Apr 12 2012, 09:13 PM
Andrea   So now she has to decide: the sewer patrol (now t...   Apr 13 2012, 02:54 PM
Lady Saga   Hello to all, hale, healthy and whole. I am Lady S...   Apr 14 2012, 11:05 PM
Lady Saga   I don't know if I can double-post this or not....   Apr 14 2012, 11:54 PM
McBadgere   Brilliant, love all the conversations from the gam...   Apr 15 2012, 06:51 AM
Andrea   Chapter V: I absoloutly loved the dream sequence a...   Apr 15 2012, 09:20 PM
Acadian   Poor Ann is still suffering from reminders of the ...   Apr 16 2012, 12:16 AM
Grits   I think you can double-post in your story thread a...   Apr 16 2012, 11:30 AM
Lady Saga   I thank you all. Hee hee, I feel like I'm one ...   Apr 16 2012, 11:36 PM
Darkness Eternal   The Imperial City. Where innkeepers walk around wi...   Apr 17 2012, 12:09 AM
Lady Saga   @-}-- @-}-- @-}-- @-}-- @-}-- @-}-- @-}-- @...   Apr 17 2012, 01:28 AM
SubRosa   I suggest you write everything in Word, Wordpad, o...   Apr 17 2012, 02:09 AM
Lady Saga   Thanks for the suggestions, SubRosa, and wait...   Apr 17 2012, 02:26 AM
Andrea   A short chapter, but still very good. There is alo...   Apr 17 2012, 02:31 AM
Acadian   ‘The story was in print, and therefore had to be t...   Apr 18 2012, 12:27 AM
ghastley   I think I managed to attempt reading this every ti...   Apr 18 2012, 03:01 AM
Lady Saga   Acadian: Exactly. Poor naive Ann Thraxx. She's...   Apr 18 2012, 04:03 AM
Andrea   I think it's pretty cool that I had no idea ...   Apr 20 2012, 03:44 PM
Lady Saga   I think it's pretty cool that I had no idea...   Apr 20 2012, 05:23 PM
Lady Saga   @-}-- @-}-- @-}-- @-}-- @-}-- @-}-- @-}-- @...   Apr 20 2012, 06:02 PM
Darkness Eternal   Are you having problems with your computer, Lady S...   Apr 20 2012, 10:02 PM
Lady-Mara-II   Loving it so far, particularly the conversations N...   Apr 24 2012, 11:23 PM
Glargg   I'm going to chime in here, too. I love that ...   Apr 25 2012, 07:24 PM
Lady Saga   Thank you, thank you. Sorry about the last bit. I ...   May 3 2012, 04:01 PM
Andrea   YAAAAY!!! More Ann. I am happy :) Wha...   May 3 2012, 04:13 PM
Lady Saga   Heh heh...those who know me from Bethsoft over the...   May 3 2012, 04:33 PM
mALX   I enjoyed the flow and dialogue of this chapter, a...   May 3 2012, 06:10 PM
Acadian   A fun episode raising loads of questions. After...   May 4 2012, 12:03 AM
Lady Saga   Tiber Scrotum? *chuckles* @-}-- @-}-- @-}-- @-...   May 26 2012, 10:32 PM
Lady Saga   @-}-- @-}-- @-}-- @-}-- @-}-- @-}-- @-}-- @...   May 26 2012, 11:44 PM
SubRosa   So Ann is off to do what she knows best. Probably ...   May 27 2012, 02:44 AM
Lady Saga   I have heard that goof in is in the game, but I h...   May 27 2012, 03:20 AM
Darkness Eternal   Red and Black=Thing 1 and Thing II? Peculiarly awe...   May 27 2012, 06:12 AM
Lady Saga   I appreciate your honesty, DE, and yea, I know it...   May 28 2012, 03:56 AM
Darkness Eternal   I appreciate your honesty, DE, and yea, I know it...   May 29 2012, 03:25 AM
Andrea   I loved these latest updates! I hardly have a...   May 28 2012, 05:54 PM
Lady Saga   I loved these latest updates! I hardly have ...   May 28 2012, 07:38 PM
Lady Saga   @-}-- @-}-- @-}-- @-}-- @-}-- @-}-- @-}-- @...   Jul 3 2012, 11:19 PM
SubRosa   A wonderful episode! Very dark and brooding. T...   Jul 4 2012, 12:11 AM
Lady Saga   A wonderful episode! Very dark and brooding. ...   Jul 4 2012, 12:28 AM
Lady Saga   [center].... several days earlier ...... [b]Heart...   Jul 4 2012, 12:20 AM
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