Post by Ayami on Apr 4, 2019 22:24:50 GMT -5
After having traveled through a corridor with her device, the wayward Mechanic found herself smack in the middle of a barren wasteland. She cursed her luck in her native tongue, there was simply nothing for miles around. She wandered the dusty trails, her memories traveling back to the wasteland that Home used to reside in. The climate was certainly familiar if nothing else. The kind of dry hot air that catches in the back of your throat whenever you swallow. That kind of hot harsh air was only outmatched by the variety of Al Bhed workshops she had found herself in through the years.
Though the sweat inducing heat pouring out from a room full of machina was far more interesting and natural to her than desert air ever was. She held a hand above her eyes as she walked along to shield them from the burning sunlight resting at the top of the sky, marking that it was undoubtedly mid-day, and without a cloud in the sky, looking around was rather difficult as the heat waves bouncing off of the cracked dirt played tricks on her eyes, though for a moment she could have sworn that she spotted...A pathway? A rather large gray one at that. She ran over towards it, the dust of the earth kicking up under her feet as she found her footing.
"Well... It's gotta lead SOMEWHERE."
And so with that loud sentiment, she picked a direction and followed the road, it was somehow even HOTTER on this paved pathway, and eventually she had to step off and walk to the side of it, even a well-experienced mechanic could only handle so much before they risked keeling over from heat-exhaustion. She was certainly no exception there, and with this road seeming to stretch on for miles, it was better to play things safely. She'd travel along for what felt like an hour before she finally spotted the first building seen since arriving in...Wherever this was. She'd have to figure out the name of this world later, come to think of it.
She hurried over to it in excitement! Finally a place to cool off! And it couldn't have come along a moment too soon either! She gazed up at the sign that stood over the complex of buildings, it read "Hammerhead" and seemed to be home to exactly three buildings, each with strange vehicles sitting outside in various places. While she couldn't place what type of vehicles they were, she COULD piece together that they were made for transportation given the wheels and very obvious mechanical innards that even a novice to the art of the grease monkey could have figured out at a glance. But more importantly, this..."Mini-mart" place seemed to be a sort of shop! The name was alien, but it's purpose was clear, and where there was a shop, there certainly had to be water. She hurried inside, taking a cursory glance around - And made a simple munny transaction for some water...
- A short moment later, after a much needed drink of water, she decided that with this being the only place for seemingly miles...It might be best to just hang around for a bit and explore a little. After all, nothing ventured, nothing gained! The one place that immediately caught her gaze away from the Mini-mart was what almost looked like a workshop... It certainly had the tools and mechanical parts strewn about to match. More than that though, this large yellow vehicle... A tow truck, though she wouldn't know anything about that. She stepped forward, observing it closely
"Oh, 'Hammerhead full service station'. Looks cool..."
She looked the truck over from front to back several times, whistling. Though her attention was once again pulled away as she noticed a toolbox sitting on the edge of the truck's bed, she stepped over to it, unlatched the lid and flipped it open as if she had done this a million times before. She began to dig around in it, the bottle of water hanging from her teeth as she did so. She took hold of a wrench, her eyes wide in amazement at just how sleek and flawless it was compared to a Spiran wrench... She was so enamored in her search through the toolbox that someone could easily walk up on her unawares.