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An Opeth Concert, Somewhere, Somewhen, Jono Wasn't Paying Attention, Friday Night
You know what made for an interesting outing when Jono absolutely had to get away from the island? Booking the cheapest Portalocity ticket he could find in order to take in some sort of concert, right now. Fandom was starting to come down on him like some sort of weight, and he couldn't quite put a finger on what it was, still. But Jonothon had procured tickets to Opeth, and wasn't opposed to making a trek through time and halfway across the planet to wherever Portalocity dropped him off in order to take a bit of a breather.

... That he happened to be going to the concert with a particularly stubborn snake coiled around him had been unforeseen, but at least he'd prepared a bag with Hannibal's clothing in it, just in case they happened to be out and about when he changed back.

Only... only it was intermission now, and it was starting to become increasingly clear that the bag had walked away on him.

//I thought you were watching it,// he mumbled to his serpentine companion as he browsed the overpriced clothing at the merch table, looking for something that would be... at least somewhat inoffensive to Hannibal's tastes and his own. //This isn't all on my head. You're the one who insisted on coming along.//

[OOC: NFI, open to that snekky guy!]

never_dull

2015-03-14 04:53 am (UTC) (Link)

Hannibal took the clothes, eyed them dubiously, and started dressing; it wasn't like he had a wide choice, after all. "What did they get?" Not one of his better outfits, hopefully.

furnaceface

2015-03-14 05:01 am (UTC) (Link)

//Not a suit,// Jono offered, because maybe that would help, somehow? //A button-down and a jumper for whatever weather there was on the way back. One of those pairs of slacks that doesn't actually belong to anything else, even though it goes with mostly everything. I can probably replace it all, if nothing else.//

A beat.

//If you do feel cold, I'll lend you my jacket.//

Because he didn't care how much anybody liked Opeth, there was a limit to how much he'd spend on clothing at a concert.

never_dull

2015-03-14 05:08 am (UTC) (Link)

Hannibal waved it off. "Nothing irreplaceable, then." He pulled the shirt on and looked down at himself wryly. "I would accuse you of doing this on purpose, if I didn't know better."

furnaceface

2015-03-14 05:10 am (UTC) (Link)

//It's not a bad look for you,// Jono offered. //And you chose the trousers.//

Look at how strappy they were, Hannibal. Lookit.

never_dull

2015-03-14 05:25 am (UTC) (Link)

Hannibal gave Jono a sardonic look. "Because they looked like fun for a snake," he recalled. "And they were better than the stripes." Well, at least they were warm. And the shirt had an interesting design on it, even if t-shirts weren't really his style.

"I should be warm enough. Do you remember if they sold shoes out there?"

furnaceface

2015-03-14 11:24 am (UTC) (Link)

//Erm...// Jono gave his shoulders a shrug. //Sorry, mate.//

Honestly, he'd been impressed to find a merchandise booth at a concert that carried trousers in the first place.

//If that drunk Scottish bugger comes at us again, I'll happily lay him flat and steal his boots, though.//

He was only half joking.

never_dull

2015-03-14 03:37 pm (UTC) (Link)

Hannibal frowned. "What was he saying?" It had been odd, not being able to hear.

furnaceface

2015-03-14 03:51 pm (UTC) (Link)

//He was just a half-trolleyed macho arsehole looking to pick a fight with someone,// Jono muttered, bunching up in the shoulders a little before getting up and dusting himself off. //Decided that snakes were chiché and bandages were either hilarious or personally offensive, couldn't even make out which, and took issue with me trying to walk away.//

never_dull

2015-03-14 03:57 pm (UTC) (Link)

Hannibal grimaced. Then he grinned. "Well, I don't imagine he'll make that mistake again any time soon."

furnaceface

2015-03-14 04:05 pm (UTC) (Link)

//I think he bloody near shat himself,// Jono admitted, looking vaguely amused, himself. //Might've run off to get security or something after that, or maybe he's back to stumbling around giving people a difficult time and he's been seen out instead. Wouldn't much mind if it was that second one, really.//

never_dull

2015-03-14 04:13 pm (UTC) (Link)

"But that would leave me without shoes," Hannibal pointed out. He eyed the restroom floor which was...well, not precisely clean, but surprisingly non-hazardous, anyway. "Do you think it's likely to be safe?" He was a bit out of his environment here.

furnaceface

2015-03-14 04:19 pm (UTC) (Link)

//Ehm... out in the lobby, probably. If we wait out the rest of the intermission so that we're not dodging potentially trampled toes, and we can keep an eye on whatever might've been dropped out there. I wouldn't strongly recommend going back in to watch the show without finding something to put on your feet first, though.//

That seemed, to Jono, like they'd be just asking for Hannibal to step on something sharp and laced or infected with something unpleasant.

never_dull

2015-03-14 04:30 pm (UTC) (Link)

Hannibal gave Jono an apologetic look. "Would you mind terribly leaving in the middle?" Unless they mugged someone for shoes, but that seemed a bit less tactful to suggest.

furnaceface

2015-03-14 04:34 pm (UTC) (Link)

//Nah, I was starting to get twitchy anyway.// Jono shrugged his shoulders a little. //Since getting here I've already been robbed and manhandled. It has a funny way of taking some of the magic out of live entertainment. I'd much rather find somewhere quiet to wait out the rest of our time here before the portal back to the island shows up, I think.//

never_dull

2015-03-14 04:53 pm (UTC) (Link)

"Quiet?" Hannibal was a bit amused by that; he doubted there was such a place at a concert like this.

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