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Offline BROCK.

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PARADISE COMES AT A PRICE \\ MEETING [10/12]
« on: October 12, 2019, 04:03:29 PM »
      It was the first time in a while that Brock didn't worry.

The ghost town wasn't the most visually pleasing of places he'd seen as such, but Brock much preferred it to the ash and dust of the trailer park's former glory. They all had to move on in the end somehow and, whilst this was not ideal, this was probably the most civilized place Brock had lived in for some time. He stood in the saloon (or what he assumed was the saloon based on the bottles of liquor all lined up behind a bar, as well as many chairs and round tables and even an old dusty piano in the corner), sat at a staircase which led to a second floor as he looked down at those who entered the saloon.

This was a strange setting for a meeting, but Brock wasn't complaining. This was where all of the alcohol was. He sighed, shifting in his seat before taking a puff from his cigar. This was going to be a good meeting; he could tell.

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basics.
♘ brock van den bergh // no known nicknames
♘ male // he/him
♘ forty seven // ages real time // born third january
♘ member of bluestem prairie // formerly traveled with family and confidants
♘ led a gang with his closest confidants and colleagues before his wife died
♘ group unraveled during his grief, so he and his son soon left for BP
♘ joined BP april 2039
♘ promoted to marshal

appearance.
faceclaim - jeffrey dean morgan
voice claim - jeffrey dean morgan [tw. violence]
♘ 6'0ft // strong, well-built frame
♘ dark chocolate brown eyes and salt and pepper hair
♘ physical health - 100% // current injuries: none
♘ mental health - 100% // N/A

personality.
♘ has anarchistic worldview // wants a world free from rules and regulations
♘ very well educated and therefore eloquent in his ways
♘ pro-individualist idealism forms charisma that attracts following of deviants
♘ has a kind, caring and playful disposition // very encouraging
♘ confident and sees himself as a sort of mentor
♘ shows a genuine compassion for allies // full of compliments
♘ his fearlessness often overlaps into recklessness
♘ very driven by vengeance and his own ego
♘ scarily charming and charismatic
♘ behavior has grown more aggressive, violent, and erratic recently
♘ often gaslights people to have things his way
♘ gets under people's skin using his charm to control them
♘ acts like the group's father and mentor // it's merely manipulation
♘ there is no ❝ real ❞ brock // he changes based on who he's with
♘ hypocritical // every ideal he preaches, he ends up breaking in some way
♘ he cares for himself over everyone else // driven by his own ego
♘ distances himself from conflict unless he knows he’s well guarded
♘ every decision of him is for self-preservation first and foremost
♘ terribly selfish // he only genuinely cares when it's convenient
♘ he would martyr anyone for his cause and has no shame in it
♘ takes in those in need of it, but not without his own ulterior motives
♘ only helps people as he knows these people will ❝ owe ❞ him after
♘ carries himself with the vigor of a much better, and mentally stronger, man
♘ picks pretty words and weaves them together, but is shallow all the same
♘ fashioned himself into something of a robin hood-like figure in the past
♘ he still thinks of himself in this manner // a vigilante

relationships.
♘ horatio van den bergh x tanya van den bergh // both deceased
♘ two sisters, one older and one younger
♘ heterosexual, heteromantic
♘ widowed when his wife, alexandra, was shot and killed
♘ father of jamie van den bergh
♘ once owned a dog named baron who has since died
♘ owns a horse named prospector // adores him

interaction.
bio // playlist // pinterest
♘ physically: very hard // mentally: hard
♘ very insensitive and brutal when it comes to harming others
♘ he'd even harm/omit to help his own allies if it does not benefit him
I HAVE A PISTOL PARTY AND I KILL 'EM ALL
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Offline roman.

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Re: PARADISE COMES AT A PRICE \\ MEETING [10/12]
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2019, 10:36:04 AM »

strolling into the bar, roman glanced around at the place that was still oddly unfamiliar to him. it was odd to him, to be in such a place as this ghost town. however, what else could they have done? there was no way they would've made it through these cold months without some place to live, shelter to keep them warm. he put his hands in his pockets as he glanced around, gaze eventually setting on brock. brock. the man who had been acting as practically a temporary leader while silas recovered.. he couldn't help but grimace at the thought of brock being the one to tell him what to do. with his new position, seemed that he upgraded his work ethic from tapping the ash off of cigarettes to tapping ash off of cigars. what a change.

he didn't voice the antagonistic thoughts as he settled nearby, watching brock with expectant eyes.

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Offline ANNIE C.

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Re: PARADISE COMES AT A PRICE \\ MEETING [10/12]
« Reply #2 on: October 13, 2019, 12:53:24 PM »
She, too, was glad to have some shelter. She didn't much care for the whole unsettling vibe the town had, but it didn't bother her too much, not when there were places to keep out the cold that would be coming in quickly in the next few months.

After walking around and exploring the place they would be staying, Annie noticed that the people were making their way over to a certain building, curiosity urging her to follow the crowd. She steps inside and surveys the place, eyes narrowed warily. There wasn't much of a reason to be suspicious, she just assumed it was an instinctual response, a way to protect herself in unfamiliar places. You couldn't just waltz around without some awareness.

She found herself a dusty chair near the back, fending off a sneeze as she watched their leader, waiting to hear what he would say.
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Re: PARADISE COMES AT A PRICE \\ MEETING [10/12]
« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2019, 12:45:26 AM »
it had been a long time since lhamo was in a bar of any kind- nearly twenty, to be exact. as she moved into the saloon, her hair actually down for once in her life, swept over her shoulders and loose. why? she had been keeping an eye on silas all night, and the ponytail was giving her a headache.. while she was at a saloon, she figured now would be as good a time as any to pour herself a drink. she had grabbed a whisky bottle from the shelves behind the bar, a shot glass which she cleaned the dust from using her lab coat, and stared right at brock as she poured herself a glass. "what are you calling us here for, brock? i haven't got all day." her tone was bitter, thanks to her getting no sleep.
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Re: PARADISE COMES AT A PRICE \\ MEETING [10/12]
« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2019, 07:01:47 AM »
      ❝ All right, lets just simmer down now. You are all obligated to attend these meetings, whether or not I take two minutes or two hours to complete them. ❞ Brock insisted carefully, his gaze examining Lhamo's vexed features momentarily before his eyes flitted across the group. ❝ If this is it, lets begin. Firstly, as you all may be able to tell, we have been blessed with the discovery of this sensational new town... Maybe the state of it at the moment is quite dismal and it does appear that it has seen better days, but we will make do with what we have got. I'd like to see you all work together in cleaning this town up so that it is more enjoyable for us all - is that all doable, everyone? ❞

He searched the small crowd, raising his brows before continuing. ❝ In view of this, there is a sheet pinned up right over there- ❞ Brock pointed at the sheet; continuing, ❝ and I would like to see as many of those tasks done. You are more than welcome to take on more than one task if you feel like you have nothing to do, and I would be forever grateful for your work. Until further notice, the list will be updated every fortnight. ❞

Brock cleared his throat. It may be a mammoth task to try and return this town to its former glory, but Brock supposed this was a far greater outcome than having no home to begin with. Brows knitted together briefly, tapping his cigar ash mindlessly as he leaned forwards. ❝ Now. The other day we had an incident. An intruder entered our territory and stabbed our very obliging doctor here. I would like it very much if we had a patrol group every hour passing through the territory to ensure that no trespassers find their way here and cause some trouble. ❞

❝ Don't you fear about the fool who chose to attack Doctor Blum - he has been imprisoned and will remain that way until we can deal with him accordingly... ❞ Brock wanted him dead. Lhamo wanted him imprisoned, and so Brock would oblige. Perhaps starving the man to death would be the second-best solution in Brock's mind. She wanted him locked up; she never said anything about feeding the man.

❝ So, to summarize: we have tasks which need doing and so I'd be pleased to see you all taking on such tasks, we have dealt with the intruder but I'd like volunteers to patrol the area in case any more instigators chose to turn up, and... well - welcome to Graveyard. If you have any questions, feel free to ask now. If not, have a splendid day, folks. ❞

Spoiler: tags :: updated 07/18 • show
basics.
♘ brock van den bergh // no known nicknames
♘ male // he/him
♘ forty seven // ages real time // born third january
♘ member of bluestem prairie // formerly traveled with family and confidants
♘ led a gang with his closest confidants and colleagues before his wife died
♘ group unraveled during his grief, so he and his son soon left for BP
♘ joined BP april 2039
♘ promoted to marshal

appearance.
faceclaim - jeffrey dean morgan
voice claim - jeffrey dean morgan [tw. violence]
♘ 6'0ft // strong, well-built frame
♘ dark chocolate brown eyes and salt and pepper hair
♘ physical health - 100% // current injuries: none
♘ mental health - 100% // N/A

personality.
♘ has anarchistic worldview // wants a world free from rules and regulations
♘ very well educated and therefore eloquent in his ways
♘ pro-individualist idealism forms charisma that attracts following of deviants
♘ has a kind, caring and playful disposition // very encouraging
♘ confident and sees himself as a sort of mentor
♘ shows a genuine compassion for allies // full of compliments
♘ his fearlessness often overlaps into recklessness
♘ very driven by vengeance and his own ego
♘ scarily charming and charismatic
♘ behavior has grown more aggressive, violent, and erratic recently
♘ often gaslights people to have things his way
♘ gets under people's skin using his charm to control them
♘ acts like the group's father and mentor // it's merely manipulation
♘ there is no ❝ real ❞ brock // he changes based on who he's with
♘ hypocritical // every ideal he preaches, he ends up breaking in some way
♘ he cares for himself over everyone else // driven by his own ego
♘ distances himself from conflict unless he knows he’s well guarded
♘ every decision of him is for self-preservation first and foremost
♘ terribly selfish // he only genuinely cares when it's convenient
♘ he would martyr anyone for his cause and has no shame in it
♘ takes in those in need of it, but not without his own ulterior motives
♘ only helps people as he knows these people will ❝ owe ❞ him after
♘ carries himself with the vigor of a much better, and mentally stronger, man
♘ picks pretty words and weaves them together, but is shallow all the same
♘ fashioned himself into something of a robin hood-like figure in the past
♘ he still thinks of himself in this manner // a vigilante

relationships.
♘ horatio van den bergh x tanya van den bergh // both deceased
♘ two sisters, one older and one younger
♘ heterosexual, heteromantic
♘ widowed when his wife, alexandra, was shot and killed
♘ father of jamie van den bergh
♘ once owned a dog named baron who has since died
♘ owns a horse named prospector // adores him

interaction.
bio // playlist // pinterest
♘ physically: very hard // mentally: hard
♘ very insensitive and brutal when it comes to harming others
♘ he'd even harm/omit to help his own allies if it does not benefit him
I HAVE A PISTOL PARTY AND I KILL 'EM ALL
|| bio || pinterest || playlist ||