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IDEA: write yet another collective steampunk story.
GIMMICK: This one is post by post in this forum, and unlike campfires, folks can write out of turn.
RULES: kindly don't include your sig so as to help with the flow of the story.
EXECUTION: get to it. Every now and then I will write a short post summarising the story and characters so far to help keep it all on track.
Wolfgang didn't need to be prompted. Wolfgang was a man of swift, decisive action. When Wolfgang wanted a thing, he sure as heck went out and grabbed it with both meaty hands, palms clenched hard. And if Wolfgang didn't like what he had obtained... if other people said, Wolfgang you should have waited and thought this out a bit more... well...Wolfgang had been known to grab /them/ ...hard...and squeeeeeeeeeze.... until the compression springs in his steam-powered arms overheated. Until the veins in his neck looked like pressure valves. Until steam itself seemed to propel from his cauliflower ears. Wolfgang had a steely glare and a grip to match, thanks to those mechanical limbs. Thanks, especially, to the intervention of the madly brilliant scientist Professor Maxim Guffendorflegogger: Wolfgang's own emotionally distant father.
But right now, Wolfgang was about to change the course of his life, as he faced down the steaming behemoth bearing down upon him and the injured boy. Always a man quick to anger, always a man quick to be blamed (and rightly so) Wolfgang was about to become a hero...