Inside Straight

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Inside Straight

Post by Cody » Wed Oct 23, 2013 9:41 pm

Much delayed, the unlikely sequel to Coyote finally emerges into the light of day – this is Sahana’s tale.

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Inside Straight may be downloaded here.



Disclaimer: I had no intention of writing a sequel to Coyote, had made no provision for one, plot-wise – but a certain sombreroed character gave me no peace, kept nagging me about loose ends. So I set about it, even though OXP work kept interfering. However, what I present here today ain’t anything like the sequel I started out to write. That had got to about halfway, when a character slapped me round the face one morning and gave me a good talking-to. Rarely one to naysay a beautiful woman, most especially an angry one, I deleted the whole thing there and then, thereby washing my hands of it – or so I thought. Of course, the nagging continued – on and off – so eventually I gave-in and started again from scratch. But this time, I wrote what I was told to write – bizarre though it is!

Any discontinuities and/or eccentricities are only to be expected – the space/time continuum known as the Ooniverse, of which I attempt to write, can be unpredictable.

Health advisory: may contain nuts, occasional profanity, abused ellipses.

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Re: Inside Straight

Post by maaarcooose » Wed Oct 23, 2013 9:53 pm

I must be psychic.

The first time I come to the forum for ages and you've released a new one. About 1 hour after posting.

Downloading now and knowing me, will be finished reading tomorrow.

Looking forward to it.

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Re: Inside Straight

Post by Mauiby de Fug » Wed Oct 23, 2013 11:30 pm

Not a bad tale!

*evil grin* So when's the OXP version coming out!?

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Re: Inside Straight

Post by Cody » Thu Oct 24, 2013 12:04 am

Mauiby de Fug wrote:*evil grin* So when's the OXP version coming out!?
<chortles> Not bloody likely... no way, José!

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Re: Inside Straight

Post by cim » Thu Oct 24, 2013 6:58 am

Excellent writing, and a very fitting sequel to Coyote.

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Re: Inside Straight

Post by drew » Fri Oct 25, 2013 6:22 am

Excellent! Sombrero totted, sir! :)

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Re: Inside Straight

Post by Disembodied » Sat Oct 26, 2013 12:59 pm

Nice one, Cody! A great follow-up to your excellent original.

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Re: Inside Straight

Post by CaptSolo » Sat Oct 26, 2013 9:13 pm

Just now noticed you've finished and posted for us to enjoy. Downloaded.

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The printer did it's job. The bourbon was poured and cigar lit. A great read and a ripping good tale, amigo. Muchas gracias!

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Re: Inside Straight

Post by Yah-Ta-Hey » Sun Oct 27, 2013 5:29 am

The maiden who flies with eagles.. well what do ya know... mucho gracias, amigo
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Re: Inside Straight

Post by Coyote » Tue Oct 29, 2013 12:42 am

About time too! Right, I'm off... new things to do, new places to go. I'm being transported to a mysterious parallel universe, you see... a dangerous universe where the physics is arse-about-face. Still, they've promised me a fully-functional smart AI to do everything, fly the ship, etc... all I gotta do is sit back and enjoy the ride!
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Re: Inside Straight

Post by Tricky » Wed Oct 30, 2013 4:12 pm

Safe trip Coyote. Well, as safe as your usual trips are. :wink:

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Re: Inside Straight

Post by Fatleaf » Fri Nov 01, 2013 1:25 am

Tricky wrote:Safe trip Coyote. Well, as safe as your usual trips are. :wink:
Ha! The words "Safe trip" and "Coyote" don't belong on the same paragraph never mind the same sentence! Haven't you read the Oofic or played the OXP :lol:
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Re: Inside Straight

Post by Okti » Tue Nov 12, 2013 9:53 pm

Well done Cody,

I just try to read it as soon possible, and you know what I will try to find:)(scriptable or not)

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Re: Inside Straight

Post by Cody » Tue Nov 12, 2013 10:16 pm

Okti wrote:... you know what I will try to find (scriptable or not)
Ave, Imperator! Don't even try, amigo... comprendes?

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Re: Inside Straight

Post by Diziet Sma » Wed Nov 13, 2013 7:22 am

I think you must be getting soft in your old age, Cody.. that one only brought a thumpin' great lump to my throat! :wink:

VERY well done. I thoroughly enjoyed your little sequel. 8)
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