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E.G.G Q&A: Episode 13
All Eggs Must Crack
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This Q&A Session contains full spoilers for E.G.G Episode 13: The White Queen. If you have not read it, please click here to do so now!
Josh woke up to find everything he ever dreamed had come true. Everyone was getting along, E.G.G was performing at its peak, Nick Fury handing out pats on the back and even Acacia was making him apple pie! But Josh soon learned that it was all indeed too good to be true, as Emma Frost revealed herself to have been mind-controlling Josh the entire time! In an epic battle, Josh fought Emma Frost to the end and regained control of his mind, but only after she had acquired whatever she was after. According to Acacia, Josh didn’t want to know. Meanwhile, the Avengers own Tony Stark found a mysterious file on his desk, the contents of which got him so rattled, he called for the Avengers to assemble…
Too Good to be True
He walked into the Inner Shell where he saw Eileen and Julian talking and laughing. “What? Okay, something’s not right here.” He approached them. Eileen stood to greet him.
“Josh, Josh,” she said excitedly, “did you know Julian loves Doctor Who, and Lord of the Rings!”
“I did not,” Josh said. “But I think it’s good you two are finding common ground.”
“It’s funny how the media seems to bring people together.” Julian said.
“Right…” Josh replied.
“Hey guys!” Acacia said, rushing into the room with a fresh baked apple pie. Josh sniffed the air.
“Boy oh boy does that pie smell good!” he said. “Wish I could have a slice.”
“You can,” Acacia said, handing it to him. “It’s for you.” Josh gasped.
“You never make me apple pie!” He said.
“I do now.” Acacia replied, winking at him. Josh bit into a slice.
“Mmmhhhmmm!” he said. “This day just gets better and better doesn’t it!”
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Eileen and Julian getting along? Acacia making Josh apple pie? All seems good in the life of Director Westbrook. Their latest invention completed, the respect he deserves from Fury. But come on, when has Josh’s life ever worked out? You had to know it was a trick! If you didn’t, well… you’re an extremely optimistic person! But I thought that this episode would be a great opportunity to delve into Josh’s mind, and see what a perfect world is like for him. Obviously, he is a man of simple tastes. And with E.G.G running more smoothly than ever, it’s easy to get lost in happiness.
Better than Grandma's?
“Thank you Julian.” He said. “Wanna get a jump on our next project?”
“Can’t, I’m training with Eileen.”
“Eileen?” Josh said. “I thought she was rainbow eyes.”
“Common ground bro,” he replied. “Quit livin’ in the past.” He left. Josh shrugged.
“I guess they really did make up.” He grabbed a slice of apple pie and bit into it. “Mmmmhhmmm! This is heavenly!” He bit it again. “Unbeatable!” He bit it again. “Better than Grandma used to make it!” He stopped. He opened his eyes. He looked at the fork with a chunk of pie on it. “No one makes it better than my Grandma…”
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If you haven’t figured it out by now, Josh’s favorite food is apple pie. He loves it more than anything! But the best pie he’s ever had was made with loads of love from his grandma! So, when Josh tastes Acacia’s apple pie and realizes it’s better than his grandma’s, that’s when he gets suspicious. He begins to test the world he’s in by doing some pretty wild things…
Chip the Yorkie!
“Josh!” He turned to see Eileen. “Hey, you wanna train with me and Julian?”
“Yeah…” He said. “Soon as I find Chip.”
“Chip?” Eileen asked. “Your… Yorkie Chip?”
“He’s right here. Come on out Chip!” At that moment Josh’s cute little Yorkie, Chip, came around the corner and barked. Eileen picked him up and handed him to Josh. “Here you go.”
“Well don’t give him to me, give him to his playmate.”
“Right. Agent Becket!” Eileen called. He got up and walked over. “Here, play with Chip.”
“My pleasure!” He said, taking him.
“Well aren’t you going to transform?” Josh asked.
“What?” Agent Becket asked.
“Yeah, you know, you transform into that dog-dragon thing. That’s how you play with Chip.”
“Oh, yeah, ha, silly me.” With that Agent Becket got down on his hands and knees and transformed into a small brown dog-dragon with green horns and green stripes running down his ears and back. He started running in a circle and playing with Chip.
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So for those of you wondering, yes I do have a Yorkie, yes, his name is Chip, and yes, that’s a picture of him. He made a little cameo! So cute! Also, Agent Becket is based off of Becket! That little… dog-dragon… thing… Yeah, my friend made him, and I used him as a human in my story, but I had to pay homage to his origin!
“Eileen!” Josh gasped. “Is that any way to spend our 6 month anniversary?”
“Our 6th who what now?” she asked. Josh sighed.
“We’ve officially been going out for half a year as of today! I thought the girls were supposed to remember this stuff.”
“Oh, yeah, that’s right!” She said. “Happy 6 month anniversary!” Eileen grabbed Josh by the shoulders and kissed him on the lips. Josh took a deep breath.
“Okay.” He said.
“What?” Eileen asked. “Did that not satisfy you?” She began to rub his cheek but Josh grabbed her wrist and squeezed.
“Ow!” She shouted. “Josh let go! You’re hurting me!”
“I don’t care!” Josh shouted. “Now who are you, where am I, and what have you done with Eileen!” Eileen’s face straightened immediately. She pulled away from Josh and transformed before his eyes, into the infamous Emma Frost of the Inner Circle.
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So by now Josh has clearly figured out this is fake and is putting the final nail in the coffin. But for the optimists that still hadn’t figured it out by now, boy you must’ve been flipping out! Josh and Eileen… kissed! But alas, it turned out to be the sexy, yet deadly Ms. Emma Frost, the White Queen of the Inner Circle!
“Get out of my head witch!” He shouted. He charged, but Emma Frost only laughed as Josh fell through her.
“I’m not a witch, I’m a mutant.” She said. “And even if you had a slight chance of beating me in the real world, you cannot touch me here.” Acacia, Julian, Agent Becket, Nick Fury, and Chip all transformed into Emma Frosts. “This may be your mind, but it’s my domain. I control everything you think!” All of the Emma’s surrounded Josh and began beating on him. Josh punched one, tripped another, and pushed a third into some others, but they kept coming.
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Wow, she’s pretty brutal! I knew I wanted Emma Frost as an antagonist, and I thought this was a very unique and true-to-character way to do so. Emma and Josh in an all-out battle for the brain! But despite the surmounting odds, our fearless Director was able to come out on top!
Welcome to Die!
“Welcome to your worst nightmare!” She shouted. “Welcome to die!”
“Nightmare…” Josh coughed. “Are you kidding… it’s every guy’s dream to get beat up by a scarcely dressed mutant girl.” Emma gritted her teeth.
“Insolent to the end I see.”
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Welcome to die? Yeah, it’s a weird catch phrase, she says it in that old X-Men arcade game… I just thought it’d be nice to throw in. Good eye if you caught it.
“You had everything you ever wanted!” She shouted. “How did you resist!”
“It’s easy really.” He said. “Once I accepted that it wasn’t real. As much as I’d love to live in an amazing fantasy, I have responsibilities in the real world. And people who care about me. That’s where I belong Frost, so nice try, but you lose.”
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And bonus points if you caught this one! Amazing Fantasy 15 was Spider-Man’s first appearance! What better way to sneak that little Easter egg in than this? Haha, egg.
Tony Stark sat at his desk, shuffling through papers.
“Jarvis,” he called out loud. “Do you know where I put the schematics for my new armor? I was on the verge of something big.”
“I do not sir.” His house replied. “Perhaps in your workshop?”
“I already checked there.” He said. “It’s not, wait a second…” Tony picked up a file with the S.H.I.E.L.D logo. “Jarvis, how long has this been here?”
“Months sir.” Jarvis replied. Tony sighed and opened the file.
“I swear, Fury just drops things on my desk, he doesn’t care where I am, if I even…” Suddenly he stopped. “Oh, oh no… not again. This is bad.” He slammed the file down and rushed to his door. “Pepper!” He shouted. His secretary Pepper Potts approached.
“Yes Tony?” She asked.
“Get my jet ready for a little trip.” He said.
“Where to?” She asked.
“Rexburg, Idaho.” He replied. “And Jarvis, get the Mark VI ready.”
“As you wish sir.” Jarvis replied. Pepper looked at Tony.
“Sounds like you’re getting ready for a fight.” She said.
“I am.” Tony replied. He opened a drawers and took out an ID card with his picture and the letter A. He pressed down on the A and the card lit up. He held it up, and spoke two simple words into it:
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Oooh, I have goosebumps! Good thing that you don’t have to wait long, because Avengers v.s E.G.G hits tomorrow! So after you’re done getting your Halloween candy (or before you start) make sure you sing by and check it out!
Next Episode… The Big Event!
It's finally here! Avengers v.s E.G.G in an all out war for survival! In part one of this trilogy, Tony Stark pays a visit to Mother Egg, but it's not a friendly one. When Josh is forced into action, will he give in to pressure, or will he fight to save E.G.G and his friends? Find out tomorrow, on Halloween, in this special event, Avengers v.s E.G.G Part 1: Cracked!
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