Post by Xanara Redhive on Nov 13, 2016 6:46:36 GMT
[Tier 2 Shop in Affect] [Shop is "Mama Xana's Chocolate Emporium"] Xanara smiled. Her business the last few weeks had been booming, and soon she'd have enough to open a second location in Satan City. Her shop did one thing, and only one thing. Sell sweets of all kinds. Chocolates, Jelly beans, Ice cream. If it was sweet and you could eat it, she sold it. The shop itself was tended to by various Imps of all shapes and sizes not to mention Xanara's very own daughter.
Helia moved about the restaurant, her lower body shape shifted into a pair of Human legs instead of her Spider half. Instead of her usual kimono, she now wore a big pink puffy dress that complimented the overly pink and white interior of the shop. She moved from Customer to customer, taking their orders and relaying it back to the group behind the counter, and when she needed to she'd take the orders to the customers.
Xanara was sitting back currently, her charcoal skin making her stand out like sore thumb. Not to mention those ram horns of hers. She sat one of her own tables, counting out Zenni from a stack as she quickly wrote everything down. "This is good. Very good." She muttered. " At this rate I'll have enough for two restaurants." She began to laugh to herself. "Its going to be amazing. I'll earn so much money I'll be able to swim in it."
Shen moved around the world for the past couple weeks trying to find the answers he was looking for, Zhao had been missing since he and Marcel battled the demon had to be somewhere. He walked through the bustling East capital one of the most crime free cites in the whole world. Millions of people lived in safety. He blinked a couple of time as he passed a shop that he had never seen before. He turned looking at the sign above. "Mama Xana's Chocolate Emporium huh never heard of it." He said looking at the shop, it seemed quite popular as their was a decently long line. He stared for a moment before getting into the line to get inside the shop. He watched as the line slowly and slowly got smaller until he finally arrived into the story.
IT was small but Cosy. He enjoyed the feeling and it looked great as well. He looked at the demons walking around he narrowing his gaze though he didn't mind too much. A part of him was quite anger but demons themselves were not born evil. Their were many demons, yes that where but they had not killed anyone (At least he hoped) therefore he would consider them good people. He walked waiting for his order to be taken as he stared up at the menu trying to decide what he would have. HE turned looking at the woman who was also a demon, prehaps this shop was a demon meeting place. He keep his guard up, just in case he highly doubted it but he could never be too unsure.
One of the many orders Helia would take would be a truly enormous one. The order had practically one of everything on the menu. The person behind this order would be none other than Big Train, the one and only. He was a mountain of a man, or soon to be man in a couple years. He made whatever chair he sat in look like it was about to buckle. But it wasn't only fat. His arms and legs showed tight and rippling muscles. His sheer size and facial hair would easily betray his youth but on top of that his face was also covered by a red luchador mask with a white star on the front. A mask that he ALWAYS wears. As it is the key to overcoming his crippling shyness. He takes on a confident persona as long as he's wearing his mask. His tanned body is mostly covered by a brown and red poncho. But underneath that, he only wears a pair of tight pink compression shorts. He seemed incredibly ecstatic as he ordered his mound of sweets. Listing item after item in a gleeful tone. His eyes lighting up with excitement. It took a lot to fill his massive tummy. But if the sweets are good, he would prove to be a loyal customer.
Post by Xanara Redhive on Nov 15, 2016 22:06:54 GMT
Helia quickly wrote down Trains order, nodding with each passing moment. "Okay I think I got it." She said. "Do you also want the Challenge Candies as well? Or are you find with all the standards. I'm legally obligated to warn you that the Challenges can and may put you in the hospital. You'll have to sign a waver stating that we aren't responsible if you hurt yourself." She smiled. "If not I'll go get your order."
Thankfully for Shen there were more registers than one, so his line would move relatively quickly. He'd be brought Right up to the front, where an Imp sat, staring boredly at him as it waited for his order. The Menu was as Follows:
MAMA XANA'S CANDY EMPORIUM
SINGLE PIECE .......................................................................... 5 Zenni FIVE PIECE .......................................................................... 25 Zenni A DOZEN .......................................................................... 60 Zenni
ONE DOZEN BOX .......................................................................... 50 Zenni TWO DOZEN BOX .......................................................................... 100 Zenni THREE DOZEN BOX .......................................................................... 150 Zenni
CHOCOLATE COVERED SENSU BEAN .......................................................................... 1000 Zenni EVERLASTING HEART STOPPER .......................................................................... 2000 Zenni THE EIGHT LAYERS OF HELL CHOCOLATE BAR .......................................................................... 3000 Zenni FIRES OF HELL CANDY CHALLENGE .......................................................................... 10000 Zenni
Milk Chocolate Bar Dark Chocolate Bar White Chocolate Bar Peanut Infused Chocolate Bar Cashew Infused Chocolate Bar Caramel Filled Chocolate Bar
Chocolate Covered Strawberry Chocolate Covered Pineapple Chocolate Covered Dinosaur Meat Custom Chocolate Covered Item .......................................................................... Extra charges may Apply There were certainly more items on the list, such as jelly beans and lollypops, but they weren't the main focus of the small sweets boutique. He'd have to find something he'd enjoy.
Xanara sat back after putting the money she had been counting away, before looking towards her various customers. Her eyes smouldered with that glowing yellow they always did before an Imp came over to her with a bottle of wine. She lifted it took a sip and sighed happily. "I love it when a plan comes together. It always feels so liberating."
Shen looked up and down the list, looking at the all option he starching his chin. What should he have. The detective stared up at the list before sighing, he knew what he wanted. He walked up to one of the imps, "I'm gonna take a box of peanut infused of chocolate bars." He said as he watched the imp writing it down he turning looking at the woman who just entered who was talking with someone, who he didn't know but was ordering something as well and looking right at the other man who was ordering almost everything on the menu he blinking for a moment. He turned getting into a line to wait for the chocolate. He looked around the store he was still suspicious and worried about the all demons but he was a paranoid 163 old ogre, so he was no going to go all crazy. He just hoped any fears he had were just him being the usally.
Big Train's eyes would light up at the word "CHALLENGE". That's the magic word, the one way that would assuredly get Big Train to do just about anything. He practically jumps up in his seat in reaction. Excitement would fill his voice as he barks out, "Big Train never turns down a challenge! EVER! Bring it on baby!" he would wave his hands in the typical "Bring it on" fashion. A big doofy smile would cross his face.
He was intrigued by this "Fire of Hell candy" and was anxious to see what was in store for him. However, he would pay no attention to Scarlet, or even Shen for that matter. It's not really clear if he was so oblivious that he just didn't notice the two or not. But regardless, he takes his sweets seriously and NOTHING would get in between him and his sweet tooth fulfillment.
He would then lay a large mound of zeni on the table. This was the last of his prize money from his victory at the Junior World Martial Art's contest. He spent the rest on his Air Bike 1000 and dojo renovations for his old master. After all, if it wasn't for him then Big Train probably would've never become a martial artist, never mind a world champion.
Post by Xanara Redhive on Nov 18, 2016 18:46:33 GMT
Helia took note of what Big Train said, quickly jotting down a few things on a clipboard besides the Register before she nodded. She ducked under the counter and pulled out a waiver and a pen, before placing them in front of big train. "Alright. Just sign this. Its a waver explaining that we aren't responsible for any of your injuries, and that you did this voluntarily."
Helia's attention would turn to that of Scarlet as she began to speak before she cleared her throat. "You can buy a Dozen of them for fifty zenni." She said. "We don't sell individuals. But with candies like ours, why would you want only one?" She giggled softly.
The Imp in front of Shen Rolled its eyes at his order before tapping afew things on the register. A box like that only costed ten or so zenni. It grunted towards another imp who saluted and headed in the back to fetch the candy. Soon enough it returned and placed the box of chocolates Shen had wanted on the counter and waved him off.
Xanara's eyes were instantly locked on Scarlet. If it wasn't for the tail, it was certainly for her looks. Without a doubt Scarlett was quite attractive, it didn't help that she eyed Xanara, whom eyed her right back. She smiled to herself, showing off those sharp teeth over hears before she stood. "Ladies and Gentlemen!" She spoke, making a real show of it. " We have a brave soul here who has decided to take on All three of our chocolate Challenges!"
The Demoness came towards Big Train, placing one of her claws ever so gently on his shoulder, if he'd allow. "So far only one person has been able to complete the challenge, Will he be the next to be crowned King of Chocolate? Or will he fail like all the rest?"
The crowd ate it up and began to cheer for Big Train, though the Imps seemed to clear out and prepare for the challenges. Xanara cleared her throat and spoke once more. "But will he do it alone? Is anyone here brave enough to challenge the Fires of Hell? The Seven Layers of Chocolate? AND The Everlasting Heart Stopper?" She looked towards Scarlett, offering her a wink before looking back to the crowd. "Or are you all peasants in the shadow of this hero?"
He took his chocolate opening the box as he got a chocolate bar eating it as he looked at what seemed to be going. The demonic lady was making some sort of announcement about some challenge, a chocolate challenge. He narrowed his gaze as he sat down watching the challenges unfold. He had no insert in such a competition he was hear to get some food and leave. He tipped his hat to them, they were taking the challenge and they seemed to be brave enough to do it but he was not going to get involved with said challenge, that was not what he did. He just wanted to eat. He waved his hand as the woman spoke to the crowd. "Hero's don't exist." He said as he took another piece of chocolate eating it. He was going to watch this play out, he wondered though that if the woman and the buff man would react to eating this chocolate, being created by a demon he already assumed they were otherworldly and in one way he already figured that out. The chocolate was some of the most Delicious he had ever tasted. He smiled lightly as he watched them what would they do.
Big Train would look just a little apprehensive once the waver was placed in front of him. He wondered just what kind of challenge that candy could give. Maybe there was some magic involved? That kind of excited him, he had heard about magic. But it wasn't really something that you see every day. He would pick up the pen in his meaty hand and hover it over the waver for a moment before diving in and sign his John Hancock in surprisingly elegant handwriting.
Placing the pen back down on the wavier, he'd smile at Helia. That is, until Xanara swayed over. He would visibly blush when Xanara places her hand on him. He was never any good around girls, especially beautiful ones. But that wouldn't stop him from basking in the glory she and the crowd showered him with. Balling up his fists, he would press them against his hips while his elbows jut out. In the iconic Superman/Superhero pose, totally playing it up. He'd flex his rather large biceps a few times while saying, "Hahaha, I don't know about all that. I just can't refuse a challenge!" he'd grin, "Bring it on!". Once the crowd started to calm, he would retake his seat again and wait for whatever challenges awaits him.
Post by Xanara Redhive on Nov 20, 2016 21:40:25 GMT
Helia nodded towards Scarlett at her request for a Dozen Dinomeat treats and quickly jotted it down before handing the order off to an imp, whom then ran off to a backroom to get it ready. She clapped along with everyone else, snickering to herself as she knew exactly what was coming. She patted down her uniform quickly before heading picking up another waver and placing it on the counter.
Xanara heard Shen's comment, but dismissed it. He was a party pooper, an essential part of a party, however annoying they may be. Xanara took a step back from Big Train as he spoke and laughed softly to herself. Her focus turned to Scarlett as she accepted the challenge, causing Xanara's smile to return. " Good! We have two brave souls here willing to take on the dangerous task." She pulled the waiver off the table, handing it to scarlet to sign it before she turned.
The lights in the store dimmed, before there was a sudden flash of light. Xanara stood in the spotlight, and began moving her hands slowly. "Legend Tells of a chocolate artifact so delicious, and so amazing, it could kill a man just by tasting it." Smoke began to billow in the room, giving it a bit of ambience as she spun her tale. "Adventurers from all walks of life searched years for it, to hide it away from mortal men. Something like that was far too powerful to fall into the hands of someone evil...."
Helia came up besides her mother, standing there. The two of them turned to one another. "We know of this artifact, in fact, we created it." Helia and her mother's hands would begin to glow with a green fiery aura. Their aura's combined and mixed, swirling about above their hands before POOF! Two large balls of chocolate appeared in their hands. It was easily the size of a person's head, and smelled of dark chocolate. "This is the Everlasting Heart Stopper. One of the three most dangerous Chocolate artifacts to ever exist." Xanara looked towards Scarlet and Big Train, a wicked smile across her face.
She came to the table, setting down one in front of Big Train, while Helia came to Scarlett and gave her the other. "There is no time limit to this challenge. Feel free to take your time. But know with each bite you are tempting your own fate."
In reality the item was nothing more than a ball of bacon covered in chocolate and so on. Ten layers of bacon and Chocolate, delicious incarnate. However the reason for its name was for the amount of Cholesterol someone was ingesting.
Shen narrowed his gaze as he watched them eat the what was said to a chocolate so dangerous that could kill someone. The smell of bacon permitted the area, looking towards the sweats he knew that was were he came from, this challenge, was chocolate covered in bacon? He was convinced the demoness was full not doing anything too evil, then agian feeding someone chocolate and bacon together might of been an attempt of murder though he'd have to check his handbook on that one. He was unsure what was going to happen to them eating it but he assumed they would be fine. His eyes looked around the building but with nothing that really interested him he would open the box eating another piece of chocolate, the sweetness and general taste brought him back over and over. He was curious whoever, if they would believe it was some actually chocolate artifact, it was probley made in a back allyway, that was kinda unfair to say more like a professional culinary shop, they were good cooks to be sure. Amazing in fact, though he was not going to say such praise, for now he was going to watch the party going down.
(Sorry about the delay, sickness has really bogged down my mind lately)
Big Train would be completely enthralled with the theatrics. I mean, it was right up his alley. He would watch, eyes glistening with wonder as the mother daughter duo conjure the two chocolate covered bacon balls out of blazing green energy. His eyes would be captured by them until the "Everlasting Heart Stopper" was in front of him. For that's when his determination filled eyes would concentrate on the chocolate ball. A grin would form at the corner of his mouth, "Kill a man just by tasting it, huh?" he would snatch the chocolate covered ball in his meaty mitt.
"Well clearly that man ain't Big Train, baby!" and then he would just go to TOWN on it. Savagely chomping huge chunks out of the bacon ball with the fury of all FOUR hungry hungry hippos. The flavor would hit him like a wrecking ball, but he would bask in the impact of sweet and savory and continue to rip it apart. Until there was only a little tiny bit held between his thumb and his pointer finger and with one flick of the wrist, that too was long gone. Big Train might have a career in competitive eating if the whole martial arts thing doesn't work out. He's inadvertently been training for this his whole life. His normal diet was chaotic, consuming massive amounts of food. It's a wonder that he's only the size he is, and now that's saying something. He slams his hand down hard but playfully on the table in front of him. "Bring on the next challenge!", the large man seems unfazed... as of now at least.
Post by Xanara Redhive on Dec 1, 2016 20:00:46 GMT
Xanara and Helia watched the two gobble down the Everlasting Heartstopper. They had no doubt either of them wouldn't, but it was still funny to watch. Once they were done Xanara, Helia, and the crowd all clapped before Xanara spoke once again. "Well done! You have bested one of the three Chocolate Challenges. Admittedly that is the easiest one." She said. "However the next one wont be..."
Once more her aura flared to life, darkening the store as it was bathed in the green flames of her aura. "The next Artifact is not one that will kill you, no no. It is however the strongest of the three physically. Legend says that it is a chocolate so strong, its impossible to break." She nodded towards Helia, whom smiled and held out her hands. Her own Purple aura flared to life as some things began to materialize in her hands. "Ancient Kings, and Warlords, even the mightiest of heroes couldn't break this kind of Chocolate Bar. Considered to be harder and stronger than steel."
In Helia's hands to BRICKS of chocolate appeared in her hands, seven layered chocolate bars. Each one was densely packed with so much chocolate that it almost looked like it had an armor of its own. Helia offered the Bricks to the Challengers then took a step back.
"These are the Seven Layers of Hell Challenge. An Impenetrable Fortress of Chocolate." Finished Xanara.
The chocolate bars were Extremely difficult to eat, not only because of the density, but of all the different kind of flavors inside. Dark Chocolate, Milk Chocolate, Extra sweet Chocolate, Almond Milk Chocolate, White Chocolate, Hot Fudge Chocolate, and on the final layer sat Spicy Chocolate.
Shen finished eating the chocolate as he waited for the others to do the challenge but he had finished he had really finished eating. He stepped up tipping hat as he headed out the door, he didn't really worry about what was going on inside he had what he wanted to see the chocolate was really good, he'd have to come agian some other time. But for now he needed to get back off the case. He grabbed a cup of coffee at another story drinking it down before walking off today was a good day
(Gonna exit don't got much muse for this thread gonna take some zeni)
Big Train watches the demoness perform her magic trick for the second time. He did not mess around when it came to his food challenges. He was sitting down for the chocolate ball, but this time he stands up, with the chocolate bar grasped tightly in hand. He took the whole "harder than steel" bit very seriously. Which is evidence as he opens his large mouth and clear yet visible ki energy starts to form around all of his teeth. "CONVICTION!" he shouts out briefly before chomping down on as much of the chocolate bar at once as possible. He'll tear away at it like a mad man until there is not one bit left! The spiciness didn't bother him much, he grew up on spicy foods and loved it.
"Yeah! You know I'm the best!" he'll holler out to the crowd, giving them a thumbs up and an even bigger wink. If he wasn't a Junior World Champion, he would definitely be a competitive eating champion. And the big man knew how to play the crowd too. He glances over towards Scarlet, this being the first time he'd noticed her. "So you're a good fight AND a good eater, aye?" Big Train would shoot her a friendly smile before turning back to the crowd.