Posted 05 March 2018 - 09:44 AM
It was coronation day.
Inside of the palace stardust was being prepared, normally she didn't care to dress up however the nobles had greatly insisted that she do so. Her synthetic skin on her arms was replaced with newer skin. Her face was done up to hide a few scars here and there she had worn like medals from war. Her lashes were done nails done...to be honest she hadn't been this pampered is so long it felt weird. After all was done she looked in the mirror and blinked, she hardly could recognize herself anymore!
Adjusting the wonderful red and light pink dress she wore for this day she turned towards her servants and nodded as they guided her towards the awaiting crowd, she was to walk down towards the throne and be crowned all of it recorded and broadcasted to whoever wished to see.
While she walked she wondered how this all led to her becoming queen of zeltros? Would her friends show up? She hoped her sister would...she also wondered if mael @bloostone would appear after the cameras had died down...After all he was her husband and now rightful king of the planet. She brushed those thoughts to the side for the moment, the door sat before her. Once this was opened there was no turning back...
The servants took the handle of each door and opened them up, a camera floated nearby watching her every move. The crowd inside cheered as she started down the hall to where her seat sat along why her crown. She glanced to the crowd and waved as she smiled before she reached the front. There a the nobles nodded to her as she sat down on the throne...silence washed over the room, a noble took the crown and placed it upon her head and turned announcing
I present, queen stardust bloodstone!
The crowd No! The entire planet cheered as she relaxed into the chair. This was the day...and it wasn't over yet. Stardust stood and then spoke
it is my honor, to serve the people of zeltros as it's queen. I promise to uphold all I've promised and continue to make this planet a better one. For now, please enjoy this day as I Will! Eat, drink, and celebrate Today!
She said and bowed as the party started, stardust was greeted by a few reporters as she answered best she could before sending them away. She made her way towards a table that had been set out for her, around the room a few karaoke machines had been set up for people to sing and gernalry just have a good time
Today was...likely one of the best days she would have
Posted 05 March 2018 - 04:47 PM
The expectation for Ra today was get pampered much like Stardust had been. It made sense to have it done and for the moment, she enjoyed the attention paid to her. For a once in a lifetime thing for her, Ra was going to be here to support her sister and her rule of Zeltros.
Her hair was straightened and left to flow freely. Make up was applied to her face which when it was done made her naturally gold eyes really stand out and the scars there were covered as well. Choosing the colors of the Free Worlds, Ra wore a blue dress with some gold highlights and accents. She just hoped her hair would stay out of her eyes for the day.
Today Ra would not be able to stay in the shadows like she wanted, but would have to go out and socialize at least a little. She had a few people she invited to join for this momentous occasion and hoped at least a few of them would show up.
It was still a secret to most of these people could use the Force at all, so her almost ever present mask was over that. It was second nature to her now to do that and it almost felt natural to have it there. Especially among a great many people.
When Stardust left the room, Ra was released to go with her and she let out a sigh. Prepared to face the crowds out there and support her sister, Ra followed her out and took a place as much off to the side as she could. Her eyes looked out over the crowd to see if there was anybody here she knew.
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Posted 05 March 2018 - 05:03 PM
WD-334 came to Zeltros upon hearing that there was a coronation. But, it was more for protection. Bringing just a few of it's personal guard, it stood there ever watchful as the coronation began. It did not very much care for who was being crowned, or why, or the crowning itself as it never really had emotions to care about it. Instead, it was there to just protect, and secure in case. The droid was among the crowd, having it's guard spread out by only just a little bit. @Ra'a'mah was up there with Stardust Bloodstone, another reason the droid had come. For the droid and Ra were some of the remnants of the Metal Lords, and while the droid had no emotions, it still held Ra high on it's own priorities.
Posted 05 March 2018 - 05:19 PM
Rex had come of his own accord to see Stardust Bloodstone . She had been a big part of his life with the CSA, besides he hadn't see her since the bank robbery and shortly after that he had joined the CIS. This would be a good day. Quietly following Star to the room he also saw WD-334 and @Ra'a'mah , Neither of which he had seen before even within the CSA. In any case he had come to celebrate Stardust, not ask questions, just celebrate, as he wanders into the party room for star.
Posted 05 March 2018 - 10:35 PM
"Well hello, @Ra'a'mah Numare" An all too familiar voice seemed to sparkle out her name as the blonde approached.
"I didn't think I were to make it here on time. I honestly received the invite just as I re-entered Alderaan system from along jump. " She explained, taking a flute from a passing tray. She lightly put her nos over it, to be certain it was what she thought it was. Champagne....
"How are you? I like the new style...you hair. It's like fire, only tamed." She had admired the woman's hair before, as it were like fire, almost untamed at times, but always in a manner that were worn well. Especially by Ra. Seemed the red hair woman couldn't wear it wrong.
Oh my, look at me....chattering away.But really, how have you been?" Marina had certainly met Ra before. It were with her queen Faith Organa on Nubia where they had met before in the discussion of the Metal Lords.
So when Marina had the chance to go through all her messages and correspondences when she got home from her last endeavor, the invite to a Royal coronation on Zeltros just rang with excitement and a chance to meet new people and friends.
Well, there were certainly a lot of new people, but the only one Marina recognized was Ra. And her eyes lit up when she did.
Edited by Marina DeVoe, 05 March 2018 - 10:36 PM.
Posted 06 March 2018 - 12:14 AM
It was thought having just concluded and having return back from a back to back business trip. That Andulf receives the transmission regarding a coronation along with it an invite to attend. Which after drop off a few paperwork back at the embassy that he figured to turn his ship around. Changing into some new cloth on the trip there. He then proceeds to make plans to attend figuring if anything else this would be a welcome respite from the seem daily grind.
Posted 06 March 2018 - 02:23 AM
A rumbling rouse sounded the people as cried out in delight at their new ruler, seemed strange, a Twi'lek ruling over the Zeltron home world, but she knew Stardust Bloodstone was a powerful and noble of birth force user who more then deserving of it. Dressed in a very her usual long blue jeans and hiking boots, a pure as white T-shirt covering her top, a small tear shaped gem the end of a chain necklace. The speech was short, not question not interview, just going back to the room where a party seemed to be set for those present, and did Chekita like a good party, the problem was who would be able to keep up with the Mandaloiran.
Andulf Nicholas Teraan seemed to prime and proper to be the outgoing type, but she would have to see what happened, WD-334? well they were a droid, can not really have a good time with them, even with programing and all. This new Rex Taff person, he seemed fun, a little younger then herself but a nice kind of kid, also the only other guy around here, not that such was a problem for herself. As for star herself and Ra'a'mah, well neither seemed to be the social type, after all one was a merchant that kept to the shadow the other a new queen over an entire planet.
That left the cute blonde Marina DeVoe, someone that Chekita had yet to meet, hopefully that would change over the course of the night, but for now she was preoccupied with Ra, "sooo, we getting this party started or we just gonna laze around".
Posted 06 March 2018 - 10:08 AM
It were without say that as she stood there talking up to Ra'amah her eyes caught Nicky...or rather, Count Andulf Nicholas Teraan, head of House Teraan.
Marina sipped from her champagne flute and allowed her peripheral vision to take count of Nicky. She and the Count had met before in Alderaa not too long ago, discussing a few pertinent subjects. Mostly from the Explorer Corps to him possibly joining the Council under their queen, Faith Organa .
marina would definitely have to run into him. But later perhaps, as she certainly wanted to know what Ra had been up to and of her efforts to have the Metal lords reorganize into an outstanding faction to better serve the free galaxy.
But as more guests arrived it were difficult in not taking notice to new faces and wondering where they were from or what their role were in this galaxy. Events such as this were really about who was what and what one could do to make amends or open up dialogue to new treaties and alliances. The guise of parties were to have everyone in an atmosphere of celebration and forego old vendettas and gripes. It were amazing that at times foes in these events could actually exchange dialogue without raising hell itself. So was diplomacy.
Marina was one who could socialize in any atmosphere and in any environment besides courts and parties. She were not only adventurous, but a very friendly individual. Her time and associations even with the Underworld in places like Nar Shadda, Tatooine and such, made her very personable...even with those of the First Order and such.
So it were not out of the ordinary for her to pick up on a rather spunky female, who had graced her with a curious glance. She had caught her name... Chekīta Kaie.It were not one of ill manner but that of someone making note of persons of interest. Marina knew this, as she herself were naturally doing the same thing.
it were funny how in the seconds passing in greeting Ra, that one could take in so much from their surrounding.
She had only averted her gaze a moment, but returned her interest back to Ra'a'mah..the striking red hair woman.
Edited by Marina DeVoe, 06 March 2018 - 10:09 AM.
Posted 06 March 2018 - 10:09 AM
Edited by Andulf Nicholas Teraan, 06 March 2018 - 10:20 AM.
Posted 06 March 2018 - 11:30 AM
Just being close to Star and near the throne was enough to catch the attention of a few people. It didn't take long before Marina approached her. They had met on Nubia soon after Ra had officially joined the ranks of the Free World and maintained her role as lead of the merchant fleet. In the end, it had worked out well and she was happy with the situation.
She also took one of the drinks offered and took a drink of it while Marina was speaking to her. Not sure how to accept and respond to the compliment given to her, for the moment Ra more or less smiled and nodded until she was able to respond to actual question.
"Ms. DeVoe, I am and have been doing quite well. How is the diplomacy thing going for you?"
Glancing around, she gave WD a nod when she saw him. Unsure if it would be noticed, she did appreciate that fact he had come. Being a war droid, it would be out of place for him to be here. Providing security though was something he would do naturally and Ra liked that he stepped up to the plate to provide this for them. Even if he didn't understand human emotion, she would have to thank him for his action.
A few other familiar faces were appearing now, but none approached to break into the conversation going. A small smile crossed her face when Ra saw Andulf walk through the door. They would need to have a dance sometime during the festivities here. The next person she saw had helped pick up and her fleet out of the wreckage of Denon when the Metal Lords had fallen. A woman named Chekīta. The woman walked up and asked if things were ready to get started and Ra nodded.
"Yes, they just did actually. Thank you for coming. It's nice to see you again."
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Posted 06 March 2018 - 12:17 PM
"Actually quite well. I've set a date by which I am to get audience with the Commenori Queen Lady Kay .And I shall go as both representative of Alderaan and of the FWC." Marina gave Ra a quick rundown.
She could see the party were thickening with many more arriving guests. It were a consolation that marina realized she hadn't been late, but had in a way arrived just in time...or a bit ahead. That were a first.
"Oh, hello..." Marina got her chance to extend her hand out to the spunky young lady in a rather bold T-shirt . Talk about owning oneself. Marina was quite impressed and certainly wanted a small conversation with her.
"Marina DeVoe from Alderaan...
A pleasure to meet your acquaintance." She had a genuine welcoming smile. One which clearly showed interest.
If you don't mind me asking...are you a model?" What else could she assume of the girl's expression of style? Artists, models and celebrities were so bold. Perhaps Chekīta Kaie were of that genre. But she wouldn't know for sure without asking and also curious as to her name and from what system she were from.
Edited by Marina DeVoe, 06 March 2018 - 12:17 PM.
Posted 06 March 2018 - 08:10 PM
All seemed to be going well, stardust sat at her table that was located at the front of the party. She stood and decided she would socialize with the people coming to the party. Looking around, she spotted a few people no one she knew at all but she figured that might happen. She took a breath and smiled a friendly smile as she started into the crowd
She ran into a few nobles and made a little small talk before she broke off heading for Ra, she didn't know exactly who to talk to seeing as there was a lot of people she didn't know at all. She glanced around spotting Andulf Nicholas Teraan who seemed to try to hide a bit...smirking and made her way over to him and once she was close bowed
greetings, enjoying the party I hope?
Posted 06 March 2018 - 08:21 PM
Seeing Stardust heading towards a group of people he didn't recognize , Rex instead scanned the room for potential exits. Even if this was a party there was no guarantee Rex would be welcomed. Quietly, finding somewhere to sit and listen Rex attempts to learn as much as possible about Stardust or anyone else in the room. Bidding his time till he gets a chance to speak with Star.
Posted 06 March 2018 - 11:56 PM
It was then despite his objection to all this he no less was bound by duty and after a bit of talk with the Count. That come thru an in pass the two came to a compromise wherein. Although the rest of his men were to stay behind he was, for the most part, be shadowing the young Count for the duration of the celebration. And provide as much security as one man could give the circumstances wherein he had no less eluded his designated security and ran off on his own. To what at best they were able to cox out him as a night of a bit of fun and time alone.
And so one the two they had to enter the doorway that as they've discussed earlier to agree upon. He then let him set off on his own while keeping a close watch as well eyes on the surrounding area for danger. Keep to his duty and watch over the welfare of the young count. When from the sideline someone made their approach towards the Count ... a female of regal bearing whom if memory served him right. Judging by her stance, action, and tone he figured could very well be that of whom this coronation gathering was for. In any case, though he was tempted to d step in between her and the Count....he no less didn't as from the corner of his eye came the faint glance from Andulf. To which duty bound he complied and instead of hovering close yet still hidden within the shadows he kept watch. Of not only them but the rest that was in attendance...
Edited by Ja’rrod Categaern, 07 March 2018 - 11:06 PM.
Posted 07 March 2018 - 04:46 AM
The number of member slowly started to increase in size as the party continued on, most aside from the lumbering droid and Chiss male looking to be diplomats and other affluent people from nearby systems and worlds. Probably not people that would want to talk with herself, we aside from one person, a blonde looking woman that had given Chekita the same curious glance before talking with Ra, now walking over with an extended hand.
Herself did not hesitate, grasping hold of the woman's hand with a firm but elegant grip, "hello there yourself Miss Marina DeVoe, it is nice to meet you as well, was certainly not really expecting this, but nice all the same". The Mandalorian's voice has an outback accent to it, her usual lazy smile perking up a bit at the new conversation partner as their hands shook. "As for being a model, I have done some minor things in that past around Nal Hutta space, many people comment on my figure, comes naturally due to all the constant training". After all being a Mandaloiran warrior had quite the physically taxing daily routine, as such one needed to be in tip top shape, "but unfortunately at this moment no, just an intelligence/secret service agent for Faith Organa".
In contrast though Marina had quite the figure, perhaps not as curved as yours truly, but it had a thin stylish tonne that was very easy on the eye, "how is about yourself, a model, affluent diplomat, noble"?
Edited by Chekīta Kaie, 07 March 2018 - 07:11 PM.
Posted 07 March 2018 - 01:48 PM
@Ra'a'mah | Stardust Bloodstone
He felt uncomfortable in a suit.
He looked uncomfortable in a suit. Tailored suits were the worst, they were tight and uncomfortable but made him look someone presentable. For what it was worth, the suit was justified in his mind though. It was a big day, the coronation of the girl whom he'd once called family. They were still close, a bond probably tighter than family but she would never be a Raxis any longer, no matter what her clan alligence was.
He had come out, mostly as the request of his new mentor. Ra'a'mah had asked him to attend the event and blend in, he wasn't about to say no to her. He'd also come out of respect for his friend, Stardust would rule Zeltros well and she would rule it fair. Zeltros would be in safe hands with her at the helm, it would be in safe hands as she would only choose the best government advisors to help her in her role.
He stood by the drinks, looking uncomfortable.
The suit wasn't fun. He ran his fingers through his hair, sighing. He missed his longer hair, but the shorter look was much more practical. Practical and easier to maintain. He was hiding his force sensitivity, masking his every movement. It required energy and concentration but he was beginning to master the technique, blend into a crowd with ease. He had to, walking around and announcing that he was a darksider was only likely to get him shot.
As was turning up with a large Star Destroyer.
No, that wasn't smart. Kei had left The Flying Dutchman floating above a neutral planet, he was paying top credits to ensure it's safety. He'd transported himself and Ra'a'mah the rest of the distance from Vjun within a shuttle. It wasn't the most comfortable ride but it wouldn't get them shot. Of course, Ra wasn't here just because of her friendship to Stardust, she was representing The Free Worlds Coalition.
To many power hungry factions in the galaxy.
Kei shook his head and sipped his drink, hoping to blend so silently into the crowd.
Posted 07 March 2018 - 06:30 PM
As Rex is sitting down, While still listening into the ongoing conversations learning several names. That is when Rex notices Kei Raxis, hard not to recognize the Admiral and Hero of the CSA. He was slightly surprised by this especially since the man seemed to be trying to blend into the crowd and not stand out, he wondered why that might be. Quietly watching what Kei is up to since he hadn't been seen around CSA space in a while.
Edited by Rex Taff, 07 March 2018 - 06:52 PM.
Posted 07 March 2018 - 07:57 PM
Her smile widened, hearing the young woman was under the services of her queen also.
"No no...nothing of the kind that could offset the balance of the Universe, no. But I am currently interning under our majesty Queen Faith Organa ." Marina replied.
Naturally making light of her importance in the Universe. She were one of modesty, and although certainly could be considered of noble birth, she were not a Duchess. For she were not yet ordained like her elder sister.
In the DeVoe family household, birthright were not a given right, but had to be earned. Even her brother Jerrid, who was now a Young Duke had just returned from the Wild (space) and had been ordained Duke, like his father. It were an age old tradition for the DeVoe heirs to be educated and trained off world. This tradition stemmed from the time of Palpatine's reign over the Galaxy and in leiu of the destruction of her ancestral world of Alderaan. Some of her ancestors had been off world during that unfaithful day Alderaan had been obliterated.
Since then, for the past 850 years every descendant's children were always taught and trained off world.
Marina considered herself a people..a civilian who's duty it were to do her part in unraveling the chaos that plagued this galaxy. And to serve under Queen Organa as an intern was as good a start as any.
"I could have guessed the modeling as I see the boldness in the style that you seem to wear so well. I do have to commend you on that.
"Me?..." she let go of the girl's hand and showing off her gown.
You know...when in Coruscant...hehe.." She chuckled. It was something like 'When in Rome, do as the Romans do' kind of reference that she meant.
It was strange that she had never run into Chekīta Kaie before, being that the girl was after all in the service of the same queen.Then again, Marina was new to all this herself, just accepting her internship not two months ago.
Posted 07 March 2018 - 10:39 PM
Slowly Mercutio would make his way through the large double doors, he wore an expensive looking dark Amethyst suit with matching slacks and a white silk shirt. His long blonde hair was tied back in a loose ponytail. He looked good... but obviously uncomfortable in such attire. After making his way inside he'd slowly begin scanning the room for the only two people he knew there, his mistress Ra and her Sister-in-arms Stardust Bloodstone .
Posted 07 March 2018 - 11:25 PM
It was then kept to the sideline and take the moment of just savor the moment. Note to take a drink when from the sideline a voice came to speak. Just as his gaze was slightly distracted by seeing as he gazes at the crowd that gathers a couple or so familiar face. Of whom one, in particular, caught his fancy though before he could make a move towards her that made him pause turn face the speaker.
"Greetings, enjoying the party I hope? "
To whom with a respectful nod replied.
" Greetings and yes I have.... though I have to say much had seemed change since I've been on the planet last. At any rate, i do apologize and hope you would not think me rude to ask. But it's been quite some time but I figured it be best to be prudent ask..... how would you best wish to address? "
At which time having no sooner notion to his captain guard Ja'rrod to stand down and stay aside earlier. He then glance back briefly make sure he had complied and kept his distance.