The Return of Ulf ó Flannagáin

Posted March 17, 2010




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Previously: When Irish Eyes Are *Smirking*



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Ulf ó Flannagáin: **pats hands** There! Tha’s a good job o’ hidintha’ gold. See if any o’ th’ Big Folk think for ta look there *chuckle* –



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**stiffens** Wha’? – Who be tha’ over there? D’ye think she saw annythin’?



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Ulf ó Flannagáin: Here now, lass – don’ ye be spyin’ on me! What did ye see then, ye sneakin’ hussy?

Arsinoë: Presently, I see you, little man; otherwise, I was deep in my own thoughts. And who might you be?



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Ulf ó Flannagáin: I be Ulf ó Flannagáin, I am, a leprechaun an’ proud o’ it! Ha’ent ye ever heard o’ the Wee Folk, then, lass?

Arsinoë: Ah – I’d heard stories, but never the pleasure of seeing one with mine own eyes. You are a charming example of your kind, I must say –



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Ulf ó Flannagáin: Ah, lass, ye don’ know th’ half o’it… say, I’m thinkinye’d make me a fine wife – what d’ye say, hm, er, wot is your name, then?

Arsinoë: I am called Arsinoëhmmmm, that is a splendid offer, Ulf ó Flannagáin, that it is –



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Arsinoë: Though I see you know nothing of vampires, which I shall gladly teach you, starting with a little sip **shows teeth** –

Ulf ó Flannagáin: AHHHH! No, no, NO! Not b’fore thweddin’ night! –



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Doileag Flannagáin: Here now, back, BACK, ye She-Devil! Leave me son alone, an’ sheath them daggers what are yer teeth. By th’ Sign o’ the Cross, back! **brandishes rosary**

Ulf ó Flannagáin: Ma! Don’ hurt me future bride, an’ embarrass me into th’ bargain –

Doileag Flannagáin: Hush, ye little donkey! Ye’ll not be marryin’ this monster, nor any other lass –

Arsinoë: A pity you won’t be my mother-in-law –



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Arsinoë: – but thank you for finding this – I misplaced it long ago **takes rosary** –

Doileag Flannagáin: Wha’ – God’s own has no effect on ye! How can this be? What makes ye so strong?



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Arsinoë: I see you believe that old chestnut, that vampires cannot endure crosses and the like. I am here to prove to you it is all nonsense, as you can see. And since this is one I owned long ago, as thanks for bringing it to me, I shall spare both your lives. None of your blood shall I take; besides, the quantity produced between both of you would hardly wet my tongue.

Ulf ó Flannagáin: See, Ma, she be a kind lass, don’ ye think?

Doileag Flannagáin: *grumble*…



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Doileag Flannagáin: It be time we takin’ our leave o’ this while we can, me idiot son *grumble-grumble*. Come along, an’stop yer dallyin’! **yanks ear**

Ulf ó Flannagáin: OW, owwwowow, Maaaaa! Thahurts, tha’ does –

Doileag Flannagáin: Eh, not so much as her fangs woulda done, ye little nitwit –

Arsinoë: Considering my skill, it wouldn’t have hurt at all *chuckle*… hmmmm… I’d forgotten just how lovely this is… **humming**



And here’s a little postproduction outtake…


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Ulf ó Flannagáin: Ma, when will ye stop sittin’ on me, then?

Doileag Flannagáin: I were goin’ to say, when ye see sense, but then I realized I’d be here the REST o’ me life!

Arsinoë: You two are the noisiest little creatures… give it a rest.



Ulf and Momma are SO lucky Arsinoë didn’t put the bite on them.


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