"Josephine looked to her friend, a bit worried. "Things could be a lot worse, Izzy dear." She didn't blame her for being rather upset, which most people didn't see. Jo fooled with her necklace, a gift from Joseph. Originally just…"
""Of course. I hate being stuck in the same room for long." She smiled to Izzy, standing to join her. "OH, Dr. Drake has all sorts of specimens, but that's the only one that seemed to be from the island. Honestly he just found it,…"
""Hm. Joseph would never have anything to do with the kind of work that sorry excuse for a man seems to have been into. Theoretical sure but he doesn't know anything about the stone so that's not the case either." She said, arms…"
""What, the whole 'I was visiting my brother' thing? He needed my help. More than I had thought when I got there. Ended up practically running the place a day here and a day there. He's always working on something." She…"
"The two rats were playing a similar game to most 'goal scoring' games with a piece of green miracle stone from Jo's pack. It was most similar to football/soccer, using Percy's cage as one of the goals. Jo sighed frustrated with…"
"Meanwhile, Polonius was seeing how fast he could run clear around the room they were locked in. Then that grew tiresome, so he went onto Izzy's desk and started playing hide and go seek with her shinies, curious how long it would take her to…"
"Jo started fiddling around with some spare piping, and various stones that were good for offense in one way or another. She didn't have much but plenty of tools and spare odds and ends. Very odd odds and ends. The quickest prototype she could…"
""Wonderful. Absolutely wonderful. What do you have on hand that I can work with?" She started to pilot her little one seater to the docking tower to meet up, thinking of what weaponry she could make. It wasn't exactly her forte. Maybe…"
"Her comm received the message loud and clear. "That obvious huh? What kind of help are you needing? I'm not exactly stocked up, but yes, I had the feeling something bad was coming, and I know that I'm far from alone on that. By…"