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Propaganda
08/04/2007 4:57 AM

"Our world is crumbling."

Imagine a twisted version of a 1930s-era New York styled city - that art deco style, and crime on every corner.

It started out as an experiment: a paradise, an escape from the war. It was a city of beauty, from thoughtfully styled buildings, to lush, green park areas. It seemed so perfect and idealistic; a utopia. But as we now know, such a place cannot exist.

People on the outside saw the wonders of this city, which they dubbed Butterfly, due to its seemingly symmetrical layout. These outsiders wanted some of the truly astonishing lifestyle that the city's inhabitants had. Everyone was equal on the inside; racial, financial, or marital status didn't matter.

Outsiders flocked in their thousands to Butterfly, but the city was unprepared for their arrival. Resources were spread too thin, the economy collapsed, and the government handed the baton to chaos by taking as much as they could, and fleeing.

Included in this flock of outsiders were criminals, many from old Mafia crime families. Some hoped for reform, others spotting an opening for business. These thugs smuggled firearms and drugs into Butterfly, causing the city to become riddled with health problems.

Now the city is in a state of horrendous disrepair. The building themselves slump to the ground, sagging under their own weight. People fight each other for those precious few resources left in the city.

Leaving the city is not an option. All exits are being held by the few remaining military men not occupied by the war. There is no way out.

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More info coming soon (as long as [i]some[/i] interest is generated).


[Edited by Propaganda on Saturday, August 4, 2007 7:41 AM]

nfrat33
08/04/2007 9:07 AM

I'd join as long as I could be an Italian mob man

Propaganda
08/04/2007 11:35 AM


[Posted By nfrat33 on 08.04.2007 9:07 AM]

I'd join as long as I could be an Italian mob man


'Course! But keep this in mind:

There are few sane people left in Butterfly. The majority of people wandering the streets are mildly demented.

Some past residents of an apartment building have banded together in hopes of increasing their chances of survival in this hellish place. Those few have managed to retain at least a small portion of their sanity, enough to keep them living thus far. This troupe contains an assortment of every walk of life. All ages are represented; unborn children, to senior citizens.

On the streets of Butterfly, a war is being waged. All of the scarce resources in the city are being fought over: food, clean water, and ammunition.

Edit: Oh yeah, I was inspired by BioShock. Looking forward to that beast.

And before I forget: this RP includes Tommy guns!

[Edited by Propaganda on Saturday, August 4, 2007 12:53 PM]

nanuk
08/04/2007 3:47 PM

I really liked your Gunslinger idea (reading the Dark Tower comics at the moment so I'm getting all wistful for it!) so I'd probably be interested in this- but have rather a lot on my plate at the moment, lol.

I'll have a check and see if I reckon I can keep up with everything else and add this one.

TheCritch
08/04/2007 4:46 PM

Sounds very interesting... I'd be glad to join.. Just post some more about this storyline of yours and maybe a character sheet.

Unbeliever
08/04/2007 7:41 PM

Well, this has my interest. And with Lich being all caught up in real life, it's got me thinking about writing insanity again, which to me is much akin to love. Count me in.

Deliria
08/04/2007 11:46 PM

Sounds awesome. I want in.

Propaganda
08/05/2007 1:35 AM

Holy shit! Nanuk, Critch, UB, and Deliria! Damn, now I'm nervous.

I'm going to keep the storyline under wraps until the actual thread is posted. Don't worry though, all the kinks have been worked out.

Character sheet (you don't necessarily have to post it here, just think about it. You can also add other headings to it if necessary):

Name:

Alias (if applicable):

Age:

Gender:

Appearance:

Background: (use this to explain how and why your character is in the city of Butterfly)

[Edited by Propaganda on Sunday, August 5, 2007 9:30 AM]

Propaganda
08/08/2007 2:23 AM


[Posted By nanuk on 08.04.2007 3:47 PM]

I really liked your Gunslinger idea (reading the Dark Tower comics at the moment so I'm getting all wistful for it!)


There could be some thing in the works.

Anyway, Falling Away is now a real RP. That's right kids, all you need to do is hop and skip your way over to the General RP area!

nanuk
08/08/2007 10:42 AM


There could be some thing in the works


Sweet!

I'll keep an eye out.


I was going to have a sit down this evening and see if I could come up with a character concept- are the characters ppl who were in the city pre the collapse, or arrived along with the outsiders?

Propaganda
08/08/2007 11:00 AM


I was going to have a sit down this evening and see if I could come up with a character concept- are the characters ppl who were in the city pre the collapse, or arrived along with the outsiders?


Well, you decide.

nanuk
08/08/2007 11:12 AM

Okeedoke.

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