chapter 12: Date time!

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@Frisk POV@
Sis, Sans and Kendra got up to his room likely to take a shortcut somewhere else. Papyrus walks inside and I smile and wave at him.
"HELLO TINY HUMAN! IT IS GREAT TO SEE YOU! ARE YOU HERE FOR OUR DATE?!" I nod at him with a huge smile. "EXCELLENT! TAKE MY HAND AND LET'S GO SOMEWHERE I GO OFTEN!" I giggle and run over to him before taking his hand. We walk to about Grillby's before turning around and walking right back to the house you were just in. I start giggling at his antics. 
"FRISK! IS THERE SOMETHING YOU FIND FUNNY?" I grab a piece of paper and write on it. (Frisk writing will be in quotation marks.)
"You're just so cool Pap. I couldn't help it."
"WELL THANK YOU. I KNOW I AM VERY GREAT. NOW SHOULD WE START THE DATE?"
"Yep!"
I start looking around the ground floor and check the couch. There was 30g in it. Yes! Sans was too lazy to clean again! I put it in my pocket and continued looking around. On the end table there's a joke book so I look inside. There was a quantum physics book so I open it, there was a joke book inside. I open it and inside is another physics book. I decide to stop. By the door was a pet rock with sprinkles on it. I go over and pet it. 
"THIS IS MY BROTHER'S PET ROCK! ITS NAME IS SPRINKLES. HE ALWAYS FORGETS TO FEED IT. AS USUAL I HAVE TO TAKE RESPONSIBILITY."
I walk to a dirty sock beside the TV. It has a lot of notes from Sans and Papyrus on it.
"SANS! PLEASE PICK UP YOUR SOCK!"
"ok."
"DON'T PUT IT BACK DOWN! MOVE IT!"
"ok"
"YOU MOVED IT TWO INCHES! MOVE IT TO YOUR ROOM!"
"ok."
"AND DON'T BRING IT BACK!"
"ok."
"IT'S STILL HERE!"
"didn't you just say not to bring it back to my room?"
"FORGET IT!"
I giggle and go to the TV before turning it on."OOH, IT'S MY FAVOURITE GAME-SHOW!" It says: stayed tuned for a new program - MTT. "WHAT!!! IT'S USUALLY BETTER THAN THIS! THIS IS JUST A BAD EPISODE!!! DON'T JUDGE ME!!!" I start laughing more. Papyrus was funny. I like him a lot. I go into the kitchen and to the sink. 
"IMPRESSED?" I nod. "I INCREASED THE HEIGHT OF MY SINK. NOW I CAN FIT MORE BONES UNDER IT! TAKE A LOOKSY!" I open the cupboard and see the annoying dog munching on a bone. "WHAT!?!? CATCH THAT MIDDLING CANINE!" The dog runs out the door. "Curses!!!" Sans sticks his head out the door with a trombone. I can't help but giggle. "SANS! STOP PLAGUING MY LIFE WITH INCIDENTAL MUSIC!!!" 
I go look in the fridge. "AH-HA! INTERESTED IN MY FOOD MUSEUM? PLEASE PERUSE MY CULINARY ART SHOW." Half of the fridge is filled with containers labelled 'spaghetti.' The other half contains nothing but an empty bag of chips. I go check the stove top.
"MY BROTHER ALWAYS GOES OUT YO EAT BUT… RECENTLY, HE TRIED 'BAKING' SOMETHING. IT WAS LIKE… A QUICHE. BUT FILLED WITH A SUGARY, NON-EGG SUBSTANCE. HOW ABSURD." You smile at him. You look in the trash but see nothing interesting. 
"THAT'S THE TRASH CAN. FEEL FREE TO VISIT IT ANY TIME." You go back to the sink and he scoffs. "FORGET IT."  You go up the stairs and look at the bone painting.
"A CLASSIC IMAGE. IT ALWAYS REMINDS ME OF WHAT'S IMPORTANT IN LIFE." You walk to Sans' room but the door is locked. You go to Papyrus' room. "THAT'S MY ROOM! IF YOU'VE FINISHED LOOKING AROUND… WE COULD GO IN AND… DO WHATEVER PEOPLE DO WHEN THEY DATE???" You nod and go inside with him. You take a small look around and go to a box of bones.
"HEY! THOSE ARE ALL THE ATTACKS I USED ON YOU. GREAT MEMORIES, HUH? SEEMS LIKE IT WAS ONLY YESTERDAY… EVEN THOUGH IT BASICALLY JUST HAPPENED." You giggle at him. I walk to his bed and wiggle my eyebrows at him.
"THAT'S MY BED! IF I EVER GET TO THE SURFACE… I'D LIKE TO DRIVE DOWN A LONG HIGHWAY. WIND IN MY HAIR… SUN ON MY SKIN… OF COURSE THAT'S JUST A DREAM. SO INSTEAD I CRUISE WHILE I SNOOZE." I stare at the bed more. "WHY ARE YOU SO INTERESTED IN MY BED. ARE YOU TIRED?" I laugh hard at this. I go to the table with action figures. 
"AH YES, ACTION FIGURES. A GREAT REFERENCE FOR THEORETICAL BATTLE SCENARIOS. HOW DO I HAVE SO MANY? WELL, LETS JUST SAY THEY'RE FROM… A CHUBBY, SMILING MAN WHO LOVES TO SURPRISE PEOPLE. YEAH! THAT'S RIGHT! SANTA!!!" I laugh at that. Pap was fun. I refuse to hurt him ever again. I turn to the pirate flag.
"ISN'T THAT FLAG NEATO? UNDYNE FOUND IT AT THE BAY… I THINK IT'S FROM THE HUMAN WORLD? NOW, I KNOW WHAT YOU'RE THINKING. WHY WOULD A HUMAN FLAG… HAVE A COOL SKELETON ON IT, WELL I HAVE A THEORY. I THINK HUMANS… MUST HAVE DESCENDED FROM SKELETONS! NYEH HEH HEH!" I smile and go to the bookcase and pick up a book.
"THAT BOOK'S ONE OF MY FAVOURITES. 'ADVANCED PUZZLE CONSTRUCTION FOR CRITICAL MINDS.' THAT NEXT BOOK'S ANOTHER ONE OF MY FAVORITES. 'PEEK-A-BOO WITH FLUFFY BUNNY.' THE ENDING ALWAYS GETS ME." Next stop, the computer.
"THE INTERNET! I'M QUITE POPULAR THERE. I'M JUST A DOZEN AWAY FROM A DOUBLE DIGIT FOLLOWER COUNT! OF COURSE FAME HAS A HIGH PRICE. A JEALOUS TROLL HAS BESIEGED MY ONLINE PERSONA. ALWAYS SENDING ME BAD PUNS IN A GOOFY FONT…" I giggle knowing that he meant Sans. Finally I go to his closet and look in. He has lots of different outfits, all galaxy themed.
"THERE ARE NO SKELETONS INSIDE MY CLOSET!!! EXCEPT ME SOMETIMES." I giggle and walk over to my tall friend. "SO UM… IF YOU'VE SEEN EVERYTHING… DO YOU WANT TO START THE DATE?" I nod yes. Of course this is all just a game. It's fun. "OKAY!!! DATING START!!!"
What happens next reminds me of when I fight. But instead of the fight menu I see a menu that says DATING START. I click on it right away. Papyrus starts talking then.
"I'VE ACTUALLY NEVER DONE THIS BEFORE. BUT DON'T WORRY!!! YOU CAN'T SPELL "PREPARED" WITHOUT SEVERAL LETTERS FROM MY NAME!!! I SNAGGED AN OFFICIAL DATING RULEBOOK FROM THE LIBRARY! WE'RE READY TO HAVE A GREAT TIME!" I giggle at his antics then notice all the different things on my menu. There's a crime raider, the day of the week, a dog raider, an egg, a population graph and what seems to be an indicator as to when to reel in a fishing rod.
"WOWIE!!! I FEEL SO INFORMED!
 I THINK WE'RE READY FOR STEP TWO!!! "STEP TWO... ASK THEM ON A DATE.  AHEM! HUMAN! I, THE GREAT PAPYRUS.. WILL YOU GO ON A DATE WITH ME?" I nod and he blushes. It's like a red and orange galaxy. "R-REALLY???? WOWIE!! I GUESS THAT MEANS IT'S TIME FOR PART THREE!!! "STEP THREE... PUT ON NICE CLOTHES TO SHOW YOU CARE!" WAIT A SECOND…" the air gets tense then and I fidget.
"'WEAR CLOTHING…' THAT BANDANA AROUND YOUR HEAD... YOU'RE WEARING CLOTHING RIGHT NOW!!! NOT ONLY THAT... EARLIER TODAY, YOU WERE ALSO WEARING CLOTHING! NO... COULD IT BE??? YOU'VE WANTED TO DATE ME FROM THE BEGINNING!??" I smile and nod. Papyrus was just so fun.
"NO!! YOU PLANNED IT ALL!!! YOU'RE WAY BETTER AT DATING THAN I AM!!! N-NOOOO!!! YOUR DATING POWER...!!!" I notice a blue bar start to increase. "NYEH! NEYH HEH HEH!!! DON'T THINK THAT YOU'VE BESTED ME YET! I, THE GREAT PAPYRUS... HAVE NEVER BEEN BEATEN AT DATING, AND I NEVER WILL! I CAN EASILY KEEP UP WITH YOU!!! YOU SEE, I, TOO, CAN WEAR CLOTHING!!! IN FACT... I ALWAYS WEAR MY "SPECIAL" CLOTHES UNDERNEATH MY REGULAR CLOTHES!! JUST IN CASE SOMEBODY HAPPENS TO ASK ME ON A DATE!!! BEHOLD!!!" Papyrus quickly changes and you see him in a particular outfit. It was a purple and orange galaxy print shirt, black shorts, and an orange hat. "WHAT DO YOU THINK OF MY 'SPECIAL STYLE?" I make a heart with my hands to tell him that I love it. "NO!!! A GENUINE COMPLIMENT...!!!" The blue "date power" bar goes up. I grin at that, this is lots of fun.
"HOWEVER... YOU DON'T TRULY UNDERSTAND THE HIDDEN POWER OF THIS OUTFIT!!! THEREFORE… WHAT YOU JUST SAID IS INVALID!!!! THIS DATE WON'T ESCALATE ANY FURTHER!!! ...UNLESS YOU FIND MY SECRET!! BUT THAT WON'T HAPPEN!!" I start looking him up and down trying to find the secret he was hiding until I point at his hat.
"MY HAT…? MY HAT. MY HAT! NYEH HEH HEH! W-WELL THEN… YOU FOUND MY SECRET. I SUPPOSE I HAVE NO CHOICE! IT'S A PRESENT…" I open the box to find spaghetti. "DO YOU KNOW WHAT THIS IS?" I nod quickly. "'SPAGHETTI.' THAT'S WHAT YOU'RE THINKING, ISN'T IT? RIGHT! BUT OH-SO WRONG! THIS AIN'T ANY PLAIN OL' PASTA! THIS IS AN ARTISAN'S WORK! SILKEN SPAGHETTI, FINELY AGED IN AN OAKEN CASK... THEN COOKED BY ME, MASTER CHEF PAPYRUS! HUMAN!!! IT'S TIME TO END THIS!! THERE'S NO WAY THIS CAN GO ANY FURTHER!"  I take a small bite of the spaghetti. I pull a weird face. It was hard to describe how it tasted. 
"WHAT A PASSIONATE EXPRESSION!!! YOU MUST REALLY LOVE MY COOKING! AND BY EXTENSION ME!! MAYBE EVEN MORE THAN I DO! AHH! URRGH! NOOOOOOO!" After a moment of silence Papyrus starts talking again. 
"HUMAN FRISK, IT IS CLEAR NOW… YOU'RE MADLY IN LOVE WITH ME.
EVERYTHING YOU DO. EVERYTHING YOU SAY. IT'S ALL BEEN FOR MY SAKE.
HUMAN. I WANT YOU TO BE HAPPY, TOO. IT'S TIME FOR ME TO EXPRESS MY FEELINGS. IT'S TIME THAT I TOLD YOU I, PAPYRUS… I….. UM... BOY, IS IT HOT IN HERE, OR IS IT JUST ME?? ... OH, SHOOT. HUMAN, I… I'M SORRY. I DON'T LIKE YOU THE WAY YOU LIKE ME. ROMANTICALLY, I MEAN. I MEAN, I TRIED VERY HARD TO! I THOUGHT THAT BECAUSE YOU FLIRTED WITH ME... THAT I WAS SUPPOSED TO GO ON A DATE WITH YOU. THEN, ON THE DATE, FEELINGS WOULD BLOSSOM FORTH! I WOULD BE ABLE TO MATCH YOUR PASSION FOR ME! BUT ALAS... I, THE GREAT PAPYRUS... HAVE FAILED. I FEEL JUST THE SAME AS BEFORE. AND INSTEAD, BY DATING YOU... I HAVE ONLY DRAWN YOU DEEPER... INTO YOUR INTENSE LOVE FOR ME! A DARK PRISON OF PASSION, WITH NO ESCAPE. HOW COULD I HAVE DONE THIS TO MY DEAR FRIEND...? ...NO! WAIT! THAT'S WRONG! I CAN'T FAIL AT ANYTHING!!! HUMAN!!! I'LL HELP YOU THROUGH THESE TRYING TIMES!!! I'LL KEEP BEING YOUR COOL FRIEND... AND ACT LIKE ALL THIS NEVER HAPPENED. AFTER ALL, YOU ARE VERY GREAT. IT WOULD BE TRAGIC TO LOSE YOUR FRIENDSHIP. SO PLEASE... DON'T CRY BECAUSE I WON'T KISS YOU. BECAUSE, I DON'T EVEN HAVE LIPS. AND HEY, SOMEDAY, YOU'LL FIND SOMEONE AS GREAT AS ME. WELL, NO. THAT'S NOT TRUE. BUT I'LL HELP YOU SETTLE FOR SECOND BEST!!!! NYEH HEH HEH HEH HEH!!!" I giggle and give him a thumbs up to show that I understand. 
"OH AND IF YOU EVER NEED TO REACH ME…. HERE'S MY PHONE NUMBER. YOU CAN CALL ME ANY TIME! PLATONICALLY. WELL, GOTTA GO! NYEH HEH HEH!" Papyrus runs out of the room laughing and I giggle. He's a lot of fun. I wonder how Sis and Kendra are doing with Sans.

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