golgothasTerror [GT] began pestering gutsyGumshoe [GG] GT: Aloha madame. GG: Jake! GG: Hey there. I was actually about to message you. GT: Yes i have heard that maybe your correspondence was forthcoming. GG: You did? GT: I just got off the horn with roxy. GG: Wait... GG: What did she tell you? GT: Well. Not anything all that specific. GG: Did she goad you into writing this message? GT: Oh you know how it is. What with her ways. GG: What ways? GT: You know... ways! GT: I believe they are not incongruous with those of a feisty and provocative young woman. GG: Provocative my behind! GG: She is skirting dangerously close to meddlesome territory. GT: No its really not like that! GT: Hold on... GT: God dammit. GG: ?? GT: Its just dirks inscrutable wrestlebot acting up over there. GT: What the fuck is it doing now? GG: Has one of his gadgets been causing trouble for you over there as well? GT: If by causing trouble you mean clobbering the everfriggin tar out of me while still switched to the "novice" setting then yes. GT: But that is not why i messaged you!!! I will not be deterred here jane. GG: Deterred from what? GT: Jane i think its time we had an honest to goodness dame to fella talk. Like about our... GT: Stuff. You know? GG: Our stuff? GT: Our feelings. GT: Like how we feel about each other. GG: Um... GG: Yes. GG: Okay. GT: I dont think im out of line in suggesting weve been tiptoeing around some things here do you? GG: Have we? GT: I think so. Its just a hunch. GG: Is there something you want to say to me, Jake? GG: About how you feel? GT: Absolutely! GT: I feel that total honesty between us will be the best policy as we begin our journey together. GT: So i say lets put all the facts on the table where we can both see them. GT: With that in mind i would like to ask you a question jane and i hope it doesnt strike you as being too forward. GG: ... GG: Go on. GT: Maybe its just my imagination but ive picked up on certain lets say hints. GT: So i have to just come out and ask. Hoo boy this is actually proving to be a serious challenge to my bravery now that im going through with it. GT: Im getting a little hot under the collar here! GG: No, it's ok... GG: Please continue! GT: Ok then. GT: What id like to know is... GT: Do you like me jane? GG: Uh. GG: Wait... GG: What? GT: I mean do you like me as more than a friend? GT: Do you envision us as like... GT: An item? A romantic pairing of sorts? GG: Wow, um. GT: Is that the direction in which you would prefer our relationship to progress? GG: Well, GG: I GT: Please! Be honest with me jane. GT: Just come out and say it. Do you fancy me? GG: No!