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Sawa looked at her and well she might have felt insulted but naturally it was a good question. compared ot many of the other sith she had likely seen... you didn't live long if you made a ruckus and tried to be the center of attention. "I am a sith, I use the darkside and follow what it is I want to do with the force but you could say compared to many I am tempered. We are long lived creatures my dear, we can be patient, we can wait and amass power compared to others who just want it now. We can grow stronger and stronger. Until the stars burn out, until those in power are but dust in the wormy earth." She kept her grin and was leading the way onto the ship with a nod of her head into the system they could see.



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Kurenai Yumi

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Sawa had a way of speaking that felt, kind, but at the same time carried power to each word, wise with a hint of sass to it as well, it was true though, their race lasted longer than any others in the galaxy, besides other vampire or unnatural beings, Kurenai could slowly learn further about the dark side, get a better understanding of its strengths, its limits as to no fall prey to its corrupting grasp, and wide up like all those other Sith Lord of old. "Patients, sound like something a Jedi would say... though gaining power this way would put me on equal footing with a certain Master of Ren I have a score to settle with... soon his time will come, but before hand I wish to best the man in a duel". Kunreai continued to follow into Sawa's craft, "might I ask, had you had any other students before"?

 

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Edited by Kurenai Yumi, 10 November 2017 - 08:10 PM.


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"It does... hmmm maybe." She said it as a shrug and maybe it was a jedi thing but well it wasn't wrong. While running hot and quick to get something could work... what were you going to do with it. If she sought to claim the galaxy, to claim a planet, a city.... what would she do with it then? Sawa knew the dangers of it and going in with only entitlement was a sure fire way to fail. "If you only have the passion and resources to do something once then it isn't going to last... depending on what it is. a sharp mind can keep what you atain be it resources or power. Other sith burn hot for a week, then perish because there is nothing left where they are... they learn nothing and don't hone their skills." She stayed on the ship while they were setting the course for Nar Shadda and one of the more elite areas of the moon as it were. Hutts and the high class who afforded buildings with private armies as opposed some lowly gangs here and there. "As to students, I have had one or two, they aren't long lasting however. Burn outs who think the title sith means they can just kill and torture everything... no class as it were."



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If she though about it a bit harder almost all force users where descendants from the Jed'ii of old, the ordinal greys, so in a sens patients and was a part of both Sith, Jedi and other force sect teachings. Other ten then her talk about gaining to much attention was also interesting, it was hard enough being a darksider and not gaining enemies from the light, more so with the constant competition among Sith themselves, often resulting in backstabbing and other dirty deal to get where they are. Even the Sith that try to follow a more honorable rout, either leave their morals behind, or cease to be Sith, becoming more greys. "Hm, I can see that happening, once a person atting power, running around thinking no one can oppose them, oblivious to the fact there is always someone stronger, and will view them as a threat o r challenge... the few students I have had might at first been like that, but i made sure they understood that fact".

 

The ship rocked back and fourth as it entered hyperspace to Na Shadda, a place a person who held any power would want to start their empire, the moon having connections all over the galaxy, filled to the brim with Crime Lord and Hutt that could offer services. "I wonder if my old contacts are still active here"? Her past life as the Red Assassin had given her some high end notice with certain Hutt Lords, though many had passed away from old age, quite a few were still alive.

 

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"They might very well be." Sawa said it and kept a grin from her face but well she enjoyed dropping in on people she had met when they were much younger... if you did it right it could surprise them almost to death or offer something akin to comfort. She had once did it to a child she had kept around. He escaped but she kept tabs on him throughout the years.. on his death bed she snuck into his room and waited for him to open his eyes and then well fun times were had as the nightmare he told his children and grandchildren about was right there waiting to finish him off." She even had a few other things she might like to try out before thinking about it to much. "Lets see if anyone is still worth the credits I pay still." She was having the ship led into a private hanger as armed soldiers stood around, their white and gold armor letting themstand out easily against the greys of the city but then the interior of the hanger was just as ornate looking more like a home full of busts and ancient ships on display instead of modern ones. Sawa walked off as the bald headed man approached. "Take me to the hutt, tell him Shōjō is here." The man was already pale but she could almost see what little blood was there under the tight skin drain away at the name but he moved quickly. THe shouts of a hutt in the distance echoed through the halls while she stood there checking a silver blade on her finger. The small piece ejecting out while it gleamed with some power thanks to Venefica and the black rose. Then the hutt arrived under his own power and for being old he was thin, almost starved with sunken eyes that looked towards her while he tried to move quickly. "My lady you have returned."



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Kuenrai herself had not really done a, see someone when their young and drop in when their older, though the years she had tried to keep her race a secret from those around her, chopping and changing mercenary groups every decade, often going missing for a while and coming back under a new name. The closet example she could find of another person knowing was one of her most recent students, one that was almost a daughter to her, one she trained since very young age. Forging a bond so sight Kurenai came to their rescue after they had become badly wounded behind enemy lines long after she had left their company. The surprised expression on her pupil’s face when they came too, seeing the woman who had almost raised them, still looking the same as the day she left, though they had yet to know, that Kurenai was an energy vampire.

 

Soon they arrived at smugglers moon, probably one of the planets Kurenai had stayed on the most, and that had changed to lest in the hundreds of years, to a high-end place, the place they arrived in looking sort of a private museum then a functioning hanger bay. She followed behind Sawa as they were greeted by a servant of some kind, though the mention of Sawa other name seemed to spark interest, just how many names did the she goes by? She had her own, but most where code name, her real name not being changed that often.

 

In time Kurenai’s eyes fell on the Hutt as he approached, the man looking to be in his last 80-90s, maybe even more, with the advances in technology most rich humans could easily live to 150, but something about him seemed familiar... "It seems you have a reputation here, something tells me you did more than your fair share of questionable act to get it too", it was a slightly amusing quip, but no one got to such a position among the Na Shadda VIPs through honest means.

 

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Sawa could see a lot of it here now, the other seemed to be thinking about things on her own before Sawa was walking and joining the man and the hutt here. His old leathery skin was something you could see as she walked forward. She turned back around to look at her with a shrug. "You can't be old without something happening, even taking it easy eventually word will get around about someone who can't age, someone who looks familiar to another they heard tales about... After awhile changing your identity can get just as boring as well. Eventually you'll either make names up for boredoms sake or stop caring.... me well eventually I met someone who actually could live long enough to have seen me a couple of times throughout the centuries." She stayed there for a moment until she was being led through the hallways, going into a penthouse that ovwerlooked the city and it was vastly different then normally the view of the city.



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Sawa had a point, but if some one did try to get where they where through honest means, and lived for countless year, at some point people would challenge that power, even if they did not know said person could live forever, crime lords, other rich individuals would try and take what one owned for themselves, so in her mind it was inevitable that ancient beings like themselves would come into conflict. "So this name or yous Shojo, is that your under world name that you go by when associating with Hutts and other powerful crime lords", in a way it was similar to her code name crimson, or the Red Assassin, an title that many on Na Shadda and other outer rim world knew, even if they had not met Kurenai in person, allowing her to get meeting with some affluent Hutts fairly easily, for all she knew the Hutt they were meeting might have been a former employer.

 

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"You could partially say that, most know me by it here on Nar Shadda. a sith name for a time over the centuries can be a powerful thing to hear and get the right amount of fear without many questions asked." She said it and there was a power to names depending on the times, they just so happened to be able to let some hutts remember when they killed things or as she stood there and waited seeing some of the serving girls and boys being brought out clapped her hands. "Oh look they have boy whores now." She did it with a small clap of her ands together before the hutt came and was speaking to them. "Welcome back, to what do I owe this pleasure?" Sawa seemed to have a small grin on her face before she spoke. "We came for hibridium crystals and you are going to tell me who has it," He seemed to think about it and for a hutt he was small and old but his eyes showed less slimy nature and more experience. "Oh I know just the ones, there are some upstarts, been using cloaking devices and other things to try and take over different districts... problem is they aren't much for direct fighting.... just sneaking around."



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Kurenai gave a nod, different names that held a different meaning on different worlds, probably worked better then switching names every 30 or so years and having everyone know it and with their increased memory that came with their race remembering would not be to hard. Perhaps she could start doing that as well, being almost 1000 years old their were still some people that knew her by code names alone, so making them a solid part of her identity may prove useful in the long run, especially if her past reputation was passed down over the years. "well I gu- ....... boy whores, I did not know you where into that sort of thing"?

 

Guess even vampire Sith lords needed some 'pleasure' every now and then, to each their own see gathered. for now though, Kuranei stood to the side as Sawa and the hutt conversed about the crystals, herself not surprised by the fact the crime lord had been using them to further his own power over the area. "Ike-sama, how many crystals would we need for our own purpose"?

 

Sawa Ike


Edited by Kurenai Yumi, 21 November 2017 - 02:27 AM.


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She said it with a grin "Well it does get lonely after a few centuries, you should know. People grow old, they die, caring about all of them well leads to tragedy in many cases. I wasn't always a sith, sometimes I rather enjoyed having people... that then becvome bitter because you don't age, curse you and grow to hate you. So yes whores." She said it offering the smile that was more sinister. "Now we have a place, a rival a problem who has what we want. Should be something fun to do and you can show me if you are any good with those weapons of yours... IO'll do much the same and who knows you might learn a thing or two about what we can really do with the force... also food."



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Kurena gave a slightly embarrassed look Sawas sinister smile giving her the idea that she may be a slight dominatrix, she herself had gotten married to a non vampire, a wandering Riben-Jin who had king of caught her eyes while on travel who she had been with for almost 20 years, "Yer... that may be a problem with me, I have actually been married now for a few year and have a family... hopefully what you say cannot be true in all cases".

 

Where ever that train of though would go ended with Sawas mention of weapons and it uses, "He, I may be young but I have had more years of fighting experience then half the galaxy, I would be glad to show you the many different ways I can skin a lothcat". Truth be told she was rather itching for a fight, and playing by CIS rule all the time got a little boring, it would be nice to let lose once in a while and go all in.

 

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Hmm she was considering it but it wasn't exactly something she was a master of being versed in. The idea of figuring out how many would be angry or jealous would take a lot of time and she needed something better to do with her age and time then think about the past... better to look towards the future before she was moving off with a grin. "Well then I shall look forward to seeing it and to answer your question... there are a lot of people in the galaxy even we will only meet a small portion of them. She was going towards the large window to lok out and allowed her senses to shift so that they would be able to find anything here. Seeign a cloaked vessel in orbit... maybe not but they would be able to see where they could begin. In the distance the lesser sectors of the planet where someone like their prey would go to sell their ill begotten wares.. She was looking forward to eating a little snack before the main course.



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A self-assigned task then, Kurenai did wonder how those around would react, it would only take time for them to know she did not age, and then eventually find out her heritage. Though some knew, but that mainly stuck to those in higher power and almost solely in the CIS, it would be interesting to see how those under her command and friends viewed her somewhat assumed immortality."If anything happens I will make sure you are one of the first to know about it".

 

Kurenai kept close to Sawa as they made haste to large overlooking window of the planet, the musky look of the much building clustered landscape, even the more lower levels visible, "So, are we going to have a night out on the streets, one must stretch their legs every now and then and I do not think many people would mind whatever we get up to, not with our influence". She gave Sawa a sly smile before leaning against the window, the slight pitter patter of rain touching the clear glass.

 

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Sawa returned the grin with a look on her face before she was seeing what they might do. A small speeder had been provided for them to use. Clean and it smelled like it had just been bought when Sawa entered it letting the force itself to reach around herself. Her skills with shaping had done a lot for herself before she was reaching out a hand and sparked a little flame with a snap of her finger. "If anyone is in here to bother us old soldier then I will be very cross and burning your empire down to the ground shall be something to do." She said it while they were all heading towards the cockpit and she set the coordinates with the droid brain to take them to the refugee sector that would give them a place to start with this gang. If they wanted cheap crew who wouldn't ask questions then those who had nothing else to do would be perfect to exploit. She took a seat allowing the fire to go away as she clasped her hand looking over at a couple other things. "We'll begin with the people they would want to use for cheap and quiet labor on the ships, from there we can do as needed for the rest of the information. Some of the hutts might be behind it and trying to make a power play but welln whoever gets us the crystals matter. killing off them or letting them kill each other can be done either way."



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Kurenai liked Sawa tone of things, she had never been in any real position of power before, but this new partnership, the ability to pretty do what she wanted with not back lash, it was good, there were quite a few people she'd been wanting to get her hand on but refreined from doing do due to possible problems from more powerful figures. Though now with Sawa, oh, those that wronged her in the past, that stupid assassin, that bounty hunter, she would be able to get pay back on them and the Hutts that relied on said individuals, they would not be able to do a thing. "I may not be much of a pyromaniac but I can appreciate an nice bond fire".

 

Cheap labor from the slums, some may call it slavery or exploiting, but in her mind such a job was a way to improve their lives, sure they might not have it grand, but anything was better then wallowing in the slums of such a crime ridden planet. "In regards to those certain hutts, I would be more then happy to practice my swordsman ship, I am sure that quite a few of them owe me something anyways, on of the main reasons I left the assassination business due to constantly getting screwed over by employers".

 

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She had a look on her face so that she would be able to go now. There were a few things that they might be able to do and she understood handling the possible dangers and problems from other employers. "Well after this you'll have some stealth crystals you can use to fly a ship and take care of them," She said it with a grin on her face though exiting the shuttle. "Employers can be annoying when they do that, better to make a statement to try and prevent such things in the future if you are able to." She said it though while walking and could see the docking attendant flying over to them before he stopped and saw the ship itself. With its registration on the planet. Other things came when he saw the saber at her hip, the look on her face. Backing away for a moment "I don't want to trouble." He said it before Sawa was walking for a moment and raised her eyebrow seeing him head off.



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As Kurenai she could not help but wonder, "How do the stealth crystals work, exactly, do they need a generator to work, or can they be activated by other means, I never really got to in depth into technology so my knowledge is a bit rusty", with the rate of scientific advancement one could now attach a stealth generator to a small fighter, much contrasting to the shuttle of the clone wars.

 

She listened to Sawa explain how most dealt with crummy bosses, "I get where you a saying, but remembers I tried to make my existence unknown to the galaxy, if I made to much of a name for myself people would start to wonder why I don't age, but now that does not matter, and those that wronged me will pay". As they were approached by a port attendant Kurenai could not help but chuckle slightly as he mere sight of a light sabre caused him to go on edge, with Sith and other dark siders running around theses days it was best to not get in the way of most force users. "He looked as if he saw some sort of monster, oh wait, we are.... I'm not good at jokes".

 

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Hahaha she liked the joke somewhat and there was a lot that could still happen while she was walking. Thinking about how to explain it. "The crystals work with a generator and a power source. You just need to get them cut to the right size and then have enough power to sustain a cloak for longer then a few seconds to be useful." The hope was for the stronghold they would be able to use for protection to have one that could last a few days at best. Other things like here she could see as the doors opened for them and some of the refugees that were looking up. Dirty and broken from other worlds where the wars had gone Sawa stood tall and slender going among them letting their eyes come for the attention. She was certain what they wanted wasn't here but whoever oversaw the section and these buildings where she looked up at the transparasteel windows. "We'll want to go up there."



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Kurenai held a hand up to her chin, nodding slowly as Sawa explained how they worked, similar to a shield generator but the energy passing through the crystal creating a cloak, bending the light around what ever area encompass it, "I see, seems simple enought". Such a device would probably not be to hard to obtain for a base, since mot planetary shields could protect entire cities, specifically with the wealth both women had obtained in their years. Upon entering the slum like area the familiar smell of squalor and waste hit Kurenais nose, reminding her of the day when she was an assassin or long ago when first starting up as a mercenary, "Seems as though we would be doing these people a favor by taking them with us, hopefully not are carrying any illnesses". Her gaze wandered up to the glass windows of the building towing over the area, no doubt the private place of who ever had laid claim to this part of the moon, "Are we going to try and talk with em, or go straight to stabbing? I like stabbing".

 

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