It was a bit of an odd job, picking something up for someone from a shop, but Linyü had certainly done stranger things in the time that he had spent here. This one was at least relatively simple: go in, make the purchase, and then get the items to the client. He didn't know if they just didn't have the time to come themselves, or if there was more to it, but it wasn't his business to find out. So long as he did the job and got paid, that was the beginning and end of his concerns.
The shop itself looked nice enough, not very large, but clean, with a lived-in feeling to it. "Hi there," he said, "I'm looking for..." He dug around in his pockets for the note he'd written down with the items. "Two anti-growth potions, and two regrowth potions please, if you have them in stock?"
Anti-Growth Potion x2 Regrowth Potion x2 Roasted Seeds x1 (medium) Catnip x1 Tea Bags x3 (one of each type) Cookies x1
Alura was busy pulling hot cookies out of the oven when the customer came in. She quickly got the cookies onto the rack to cool, and then took her oven mitts off. "Oh hello dearie? Would you like a cookie? They'll cool down in a moment." She said, kindly. And then she nodded. "Yes, yes, we have those four. Last ones in stock for the month in fact." She reached behind her and got them out of the case and then settled them down into a carrier for the customer. "Is there anything else I can get you?"
"Oh," said Linyü, caught off guard by the sight of an older woman pulling out a batch of cookies from the oven. He peered out the window and then back down at the note in his hand, wondering if he had the right place. He couldn't have wandered into a bakery by mistake...?
But then the woman affirmed that they had the potions in stock, and he looked around again. Sure enough, behind the counter, there was a case full of bottles of strange liquid.
But there were plenty of other things too. A packet of tea bags caught his eye, and then a row of pots labeled 'catnip'. A smile, slightly wry, tugged at the corners of his mouth. "How much for the tea, and for a sprig of this?" he said, pointing to the catnip. "And some of the roasted seeds, and the, er, the cookies?" He didn't eat them, but Rei might like some as a treat.
Alura smiled at the customer- did she recognize this one? She didn't think so. A new customer, how wonderful! "Oh that's lovely! The Cookies are free, I'll bag them right up for you." At that, she counted quickly. After being a shop-keeper for so long (well, and being a respectable potion-maker for much longer) she did so rather quickly. "Your total will be 417 credits for the rest." She said, smiling.
Linyü wasn't really in a financial position to be saying no to free cookies, so he settled for giving the shopkeeper a grateful smile. When she listed his total, he winced, but looked at the coin purse he had been given by the person he was supposed to be delivering the potions to.
That covered most of the cost, and if it was just a matter of his own personal purchases... He dug through his pockets for stray bits of change, and after a couple of minutes, he managed to come up with just barely enough.
He'd have to see about asking his employers if they could give him more hours...
"417 credits... That should be it, I think." He had counted the loose change twice for good measure, but he stood back and waited for the shopkeeper to look over it herself, just in case he was a little short somehow.
Alura took the credits, and then cracked that kindly grin she always did to the customer. "Thank you dearie- and oh." She turned and used a clean spatula to put the three cookies into a little paper pouch. She folded it carefully and handed it over. "Here you go, and here are your things!" She said, handing over the requested items. It was a nice day!
Fiera Ferella: right??? i was really hoping i could find one of those pachee before the season was out.
May 26, 2020 18:51:32 GMT -6
Fanged: Oh wow that's an awesome garden find FF
May 26, 2020 18:13:26 GMT -6
Riku: Oh how perfect! I woke up wanting to post (unexpected, but yay) and saw I had a reply. <3 Meant to be.
May 26, 2020 6:40:43 GMT -6
Twilight-Claw: I really, really love all the updates that have come~! <3
May 24, 2020 2:12:37 GMT -6
Fiera Ferella: np!!! I hope y'all like it!
May 23, 2020 13:45:06 GMT -6
Riku: What an awesome update, staff! Thanks for that! <3
May 23, 2020 12:06:52 GMT -6
Jack: All have been found!
May 23, 2020 9:53:27 GMT -6
Jack: Might want to be on the lookout for anything... odd
May 22, 2020 23:51:22 GMT -6
Fiera Ferella: Yeah it’s definitely a coincidence but wow did it work out well for us! XD
May 22, 2020 6:43:27 GMT -6
Silver: I'm pretty sure that was just a coincidence, but it sure feels lucky!
May 22, 2020 2:07:09 GMT -6
Riku: So did you guys make this hosting switch perfectly RIGHT before pb broke? >.< Thaz crazy. It’s a huge relief and I’m very glad we’ve come to this. <3
May 22, 2020 1:41:01 GMT -6
Fiera Ferella: It’s free up to a certain number of GB, which we haven’t hit yet.
May 21, 2020 6:46:33 GMT -6
Twilight-Claw: Is the site that is going to be used to host all those images also the type you'd need to pay for? (definitely noticed the broken images yeah. Photobucket feels like it is standing on its last legs. X3 )
May 21, 2020 0:13:57 GMT -6
Morgan: I'm just kinda nervous about them going down before things get moved over completely. It's prolly nothing to be worried about though. :3
May 20, 2020 22:13:15 GMT -6
Fiera Ferella: Thank goodness we're moving out of there? XD
May 20, 2020 21:59:22 GMT -6
Renathan: Ugh, photobucket has the images broke again. x3
May 20, 2020 21:18:53 GMT -6