===================================================== Guild Quest: Waterfall Tears ===================================================== A female hunter and the hunters seeking her are missing. Client: Kroe, hunter Quest: Find my sister. She's a hunter who disappeared recently. Reward: 1800 Meseta Kroe - Nice to meet you, [NAME]. I'm Kroe Waynes. Have you heard about the missing hunters? My twin sister, Anna, and I are hunters. Anna joined a hunter group that went to Ragol and disappeared. I've been looking for her, and I've also asked the Guild for help. But the Guild hunters have turned up missing! Of course I'm worried about them, but I need to find Anna first. Please be careful. Good luck. - Somebody said they saw a girl like Anna in the underground cave. Oh, I forgot to tell you. We're twins. She looks just like me. I'm so worried. I hope she hasn't caused any trouble... Hunter - You're the third hunter who's taken this quest. Let me advice you... Just be careful. Woman - Are you investigating the disappearance of Anna and the missing hunters? The twins are orphans. Poor girls... they are still so young. Kroe, the younger twin, is mature for her age, but Anna is... Well, I hope you find her soon. Man - Yes, yes. I know that hunters are missing. Yes, yes. You hunters must be careful when you go on quests. Soldier - ...... Sue - A Newman's lifespan is not definite. I may die tomorrow. Nobody knows. Science and technology. It's not as almighty as many people believe. If you gave Sue your name in "Dr. Osto's Research" and told Bernie about her in "Unsealed Door"... Sue - Oh, Hi... I didn't expect to find you here... ...... What? Do you have anything to tell me? If you say "Nothing." - Are you sure? - ...Huh? Anything else? [This repeats until player selects "About Black Paper."] If you say "About Black Paper." - ...... Black Paper? I know it. They're traders who sell weapons, and parts of androids and slaves. No one actually runs it. It's a syndicate that runs a black market. That's all I know about it. And? Is there a reason you asked? ...... - Can I leave now? [Transport down to Ragol... Anna and a Ranger (Gekigasky) attack.] Anna - Ouch! If you gave Sue your name in "Dr. Osto's Research" and told Bernie about Sue in "Unsealed Door"... [Meet Bernie.] Bernie - Hey, it's you. You're safe... guess you haven't met the Black Hound face-to-face yet. It's an assassin of Black Paper. What did you do? Why are you being followed by one? Perhaps... you knew or saw something regarding Pioneer 1, right? You don't look like you're even aware of it. Ha ha, you look so confused. Do you want to know more? If you say "No." - If you're not interested, that's OK. Forget about it. But... Be careful. If you say "Yes." - It's strange, but I trust you. Let me tell you about this... As you may know, Black Paper isn't a normal group of traders. It is another facet of the 10-nation-alliance. Black Paper also has assassins that are used by various organizations. Are you still confused? In short... Black Paper is under the same people that worked on the Pioneer Project. That's everything. But I suspect that these accidents on Ragol are not coincidences. And I know Black Paper is looking for something underneath the ground. ...that girl, too... There must be something there. Perhaps you're getting too close to it. Whatever it is, it must be holding the secret... - Be careful, anyway. I'm working with a guy to crack open this case. It would be great if you could help us out... See you later. [Find two other Hunters.] Hunters (Tonzlar and Tobokke) - ...... - ...... [Find Anna again.] Anna - Hey, you! Do you have a lot of items on you? Hmm... Yes, you do. Ha, ha. They're all mine! - I'm sorry! I'm really sorry! I'll never do this again! I promise! Kroooooeeeee.... Help meee... [Pause] Kro... Kroe asked you to come and find me? Really? (sniff) Kroe, I miss you. I want to see youuuu. ...... Hey, what's wrong with my traps? Why weren't you trapped? ...... ...OK, never mind. If you did not give Sue your name in "Dr. Osto's Research" and spoke with her in "Unsealed Door"... [Find Kireek.] Kireek - Nice to see you again, [NAME]. Have you trained yourself? Do you remember me? I'm Kireek. They call me the Black Hound. I have orders to kill you. Let me devour your soul. Hee, hee, hee... You shall die now, [NAME]!! - Ha, ha, ha! You've grown very tasty... You taste so good. I appreciate the time you've spent trying to survive until now. My Pioneer 1 rival would be happy knowing I found a worthy opponent. But not yet... Not just yet. [Transport back to Pioneer 2.] Hunter - Where are the missing hunters? Woman - It seems that you and the twins have had a lot of trouble. But anyway, you all came back safe and sound. That's good. Anna - The trader gives me Mestea when I bring him weapons and items. Hunters that I defeated? The trader's friend took them somewhere... But I don't know where they are. Kroe - I knew I shouldn't have let Anna go without me. To tell the truth, I knew that Anna must be the cause... I went there to stop her many times, but she never appeared before me. I think she just enjoys taking weapons from other hunters by force. Sorry. Please forgive her. She's just a child. I promise I'll find the person who corrupted her and the missing hunters. That's OK. I think I know who tricked her. Thank you very much. Please visit the Guild to get your reward. - It was very nice that you took this quest. Superficial strength won't defeat Anna. She is very tough. I want to hier you if I get into trouble again. Narrator - You've been awarded 1800 Meseta.
No, Mother.. I've never been alone.
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