Integra: These “new recruits”… Alucard: A group that you looked into hiring some time ago. Integra: The mercenaries? Alucard: Yes. Integra (narrating): The “Wild Geese” — a private group of soldiers-for-hire with an impressive reputation as military experts. Led by Pip Bernadotte, they’re unaffiliated with the regular army, so we don’t need to deal with… Continue reading Desert Island Storyline 18/34
Pip: So… what’s so great about Sir Integra, anyway? Pip: I mean, she talks tough, but so far all she’s done is give orders from her office. And get rescued from a desert island. What’s she ever done in the field? Pip: ‘Ere now, that is all I’ve seen! If there’s more don’t get mad… Continue reading Integra In The Field
Much of the dialogue in this sequence is straight from the manga. Integra: I need to know how they’ve reacted to the idea of hunting – and working with – vampires. Walter: Ah, yes. Walter: Vampires… ageless, immortal, blood-sucking monsters. Our purpose is to find those which harm humans and eradicate them. We carry garlic… Continue reading The Pip Backstoryline 3/24
Pip: Gotta say, though… if you were a vampire you could suck my blood any day… Seras: Tou. Juuuuu Pip: Gyaaahh! Wild Geese: Captain! Pip: She’s – she’s a freak! All she did was flick me but my head’s spinnin’! Sera: So, ah, like Walter said… I’m a vampire.
Pip: So… you’re really a… Alucard: Of course she is. Alucard: It’s true that among us she’s the lowest of the low… Alucard: …but she’s obviously a vampire. Wild Geese: Gyaaaahhhh!!!
But whether her heart Or her scarf was to blame, She stood there on Christmas Eve, Mad just the same. For she knew every man in the barracks below Was neglecting his training to play in the snow.
… All the soldiers off duty Would wake up to children all screaming for booty. Or meet with their girlfriends, spend time with their wives, and just chiefly proceed with civilian lives. “They’ll heap them with presents, they’ll have Christmas dinner. They won’t exercise, so they sure won’t get thinner!”
Cameos: Hanagata Mitsurugi (Saber Marionette J), Tenjou Utena, Vash the Stampede. And THEN came the thought that she liked least of all! While her soldiers were shirking, the tall and the small, Any vampire who wanted could bite any neck! With no one to stop them, they’d rampage unchecked!
And the soldiers? Not one man showed up Christmas Day. (Have you asked, “What did Walter’s forgotten note say?”) It said: This one order you won’t have to follow. I’m sure that she will change her mind by tomorrow. Now, for Walter to make such a call was quite tough. But he knows Integra, and… Continue reading How the Grinch Canceled Christmas 26/27
Pip’s thoughts: “The mignonnette [his nickname for Seras] is really mad . . . but I want to be her friend. Maybe I should do something for her . . . like a gift . . .” Later, in a miscellaneous bar… Guy #1: Waiter! Another round of Guinness! Pip (thinking): La mignonette est vraiment… Continue reading Oopsy, Rosie 10/24