Brave Tomato: *stammers* Uhh…. hey guys…. BT here.
Audience Member: Why are you acting so shaky?
Brave Tomato: What? ME? Shaky? No. Well, it HAS been a long time again since I’ve released a full Curious Bee episode… so last episode we saw CB, they visited Reality TV Island, and Nice Sword had an identity crisis when she was mistaken for a disliked RTV contestant. Eventually, that was sorted out and CB and company can go off again. Let’s start.
Quiet Snake: *opens map* So… where should we go?
Alice: Somewhere we haven’t been yet, that’s where!
Curious Bee: Yeah, let’s go somewhere we haven’t been.
*CB closes eyes and places finger on the map. She moves her finger around until she opens her eyes. She looks at where her finger is.*
Bendy Tornado: Astro-Knights Island?
Curious Bee: Astro-Knights? That’s a name that contradicting itself.
Nice Sword: No- no. It’s a nice place. It’s a kingdom that has technology for years ahead!
Blue Skull: Yeah, that’s what you said about 24 Carrot Island the first time we went there. I heard that Arturus has been attacked recently!
Nice Sword: No, really.
Curious Bee: Actually, Blue Skull’s right. When I was fighting she-who-must-not-be-named, she mentioned that someone called the Binary Bard has wrecked havoc on the kingdom and made off with the princess.
Nice Sword: What?
Curious Bee: I’m actually unsure if he’s defeated yet. But, well, yeah.
Alice: Do you want to check it out, anyways?
Curious Bee: Might as well. It’s somewhere I haven’t been yet.
*The blimp heads for Astro-Knights Island. They dock. The first thing the CB group sees is destruction everywhere. Blue Skull gives an “I told you so” look to Nice Sword.*
Nice Sword: Well, it was beautiful.
Quiet Snake: Oh no! Not this beautiful place!
Alice: That binary bozo really seemed to mess a lot of things up.
Blue Skull: Wait… look! *points to the fountain* The green orb is there!
Nice Sword: Well, that’s a relief.
Blue Skull: When the invasion happened, Mordred and the invaders…
Curious Bee: Mordred?
Blue Skull: The Binary Bard. Anyways, he and the invaders stole the orb and her majesty Princess Elyana. But from the looks of things, she was able to be rescued and the orb is back in its rightful place.
Curious Bee: Well, at least I was right when I said that he fell.
Bendy Tornado: If Mordred didn’t have that orb, then he’d be trapped in his palace forever.
*Quiet Snake stares down the orb*
Quiet Snake: I want to check it out!
*Quiet Snake leaps out of the blimp and heads for the orb. The others trail behind her.*
Alice: Hey, wait for us!
*Quiet Snake continues to the orb and jumps up the fountain.*
Quiet Snake: *realizing she’s wet* OH! Not my outfit! Curiosity doesn’t only kill cats, it kills clothes too! *looks closer at the orb*
Nice Sword: I don’t think you’re supposed to be up there.
Quiet Snake: Hold on! I won’t be long. *looks at the orb, and blinks* Um…
Curious Bee: What is it?
Quiet Snake: I think I see something ingraved on the orb!
Bendy Tornado: You do? What does it say?
Quiet Snake: I don’t know… it has a bunch of random numbers.
Blue Skull: Random numbers?
Alice: *thinks* 0’s and 1’s?
Quiet Snake: That’s the only numbers that are on there! In wierd and random orders too!
Curious Bee: That’s binary code! It’s a code used between computers and robots! I think those number combinations are more than random…
Bendy Tornado: We should find out what the message translates to. I don’t think anybody among us knows binary code.
Nice Sword: And from the looks of the residents around here, I don’t think they’d know, either.
Curious Bee: Maybe someone knows! *looks around* Over there, there’s a museam dedicated to Mordred! It must’ve been formed before everyone was aware that he was evil. Maybe the curator knows.
Blue Skull: Doesn’t hurt to try!
*The CB group head for the museam. Curious Bee knocks on the closed door.*
Mordred Museam Curator: We’re closed for good! Nobody wants to come here anymore ever since people knew the truth about Mordred.
Curious Bee: We didn’t come here to check out the museam. We just wanted to talk to you.
MMC: To me? Why do you want to talk to me?
Curious Bee: Do you know binary code?
MMC: Binary code? What in Poptropica do you need that for?
Curious Bee: We saw something engraved in the green orb on the fountain. We think it’s in binary code!
MMC: Let me see for myself…
*The Mordred Museam curator opens the door and exits the house. He looks at the fountain and goes up it. He inspects the orb.*
MMC: I see it! This is fascinating… now let’s see…
“Citizens of Arturus, you shall have no fear
For the Bard is defeated and Elyana is here
But this isn’t the last time, don’t take this joy for granted
For he’ll be comatose, next time he’s on this planet”
Blue Skull: Comatose?
MMC: That’s what it says. His majesty, the King, needs to hear of this!
Alice: But how the heck would he be back on Poptropica? There’s no way he could get here- his palace is probably light-years away from here!
Curious Bee: I don’t know. But the curator’s right. The King of Arturus needs to hear of this!
MMC: I’ll deliever the message and give the credit to you.
Curious Bee: Okay, we’ll probably be figuring this out…
*The MMC runs off towards the kingdom*
Quiet Snake: I don’t like the sound of that code.
Nice Sword: Me neither…
Curious Bee: Let’s get back on the blimp.
*The CB group head for the blimp*
Alice: Where are we going?
Curious Bee: I don’t know. But I don’t think we’ll get much information here.
*a flyer flies in the wind and ends up landing on Curious Bee’s blimp*
Alice: Miranda? There’s something on the blimp.
Curious Bee: *picks up the piece of paper* Huh…? What is this…? *reads* “Is counting sheep not getting you sleep? Call 1-5DR JUPITER”
Bendy Tornado: Dr. Jupiter?
Nice Sword: Sleep? Doesn’t comatose mean sleep?
Quiet Snake: It does…. should we call it?
Blue Skull: I think we should.
Curious Bee: Working on it.
*Curious Bee takes out her cell phone and dials the number. It only takes a half of a ring before Dr. Jupiter picks up.*
Dr. Jupiter: *on phone* Is counting sheep not getting you sleep? This is Dr. Jupiter. How may I help you?
Curious Bee: *startled* Hi, um, sir, I need to schedual an appointment. You see, I’ve been having these, um, nightmares…
Dr. Jupiter: Nightmares? I can see what I can do about that.
Curious Bee: Um… where’s your office?
Dr. Jupiter: Go on the map where it says “Super Villain Island”. From there, ask the woman in the control center to get you a chopper to my location.
Curious Bee: Um… okay?
Dr. Jupiter: I am available tomorrow afternoon. I’ll see you then.
Curious Bee: Okay, thank you, bye! *hangs up*
Bendy Tornado: Do you have any idea what you’re doing?
Curious Bee: Um… no. Dr. Jupiter said to go to… um… Super Villain Island.
Group: Super Villain Island?!
Alice: I don’t like the sound of that name.
Curious Bee: Maybe this Dr. Jupiter guy knows about this binary code thing, being a sleep therapist and all.
Bendy Tornado: Only one way to find out.
Curious Bee: *looks at map* Super Villain is kinda far away from here. We should be there by tomorrow morning, which is perfect. He wants to see me tomorrow afternoon. I’ll set the course.
*As CB sets up the blimp, Nice Sword looks at Bendy Tornado, and whispers to him*
Nice Sword: Why do I have a feeling this’ll not end well?
Bendy Tornado: I don’t know.
*The blimp gets off of Astro-Knights and heads west. On the island, Callie tries to chase the blimp.*
Callie: No! Wait-wait-wait! Don’t go there!
*The CB group is too far away to hear Callie’s warning.*
Callie: Oh! I’m too late, aren’t I? They’re falling right for Daddy’s trap! *groans* I’ll try and get to them at the island.
*meanwhile on a planet far far away…*
*A portal appears nearby the entrance of the Binary Bard’s fortress. A man with cloud-like hair and beard and black glasses and a scientist outfit goes through it, looking around. He approaches the door and knocks on it.*
Dr. Jupiter: I know you’re in there, Binary Bard.
Binary Bard: *inside fortress* No, I’m not!
Dr. Jupiter: Open the door! Or you’ll be sorry!
Binary Bard: Hmm… let me think… NO!
Dr. Jupiter: Very well then. It looks like I’ll have to do this the hard way.
Binary Bard: Wait… how did you get here, anyways??
*there is no response*
Binary Bard: Hello? Hmm. Must’ve left. Ah well…
*Inside the fortress, Binary Bard turns away from the the door and Dr. Jupiter’s standing right there. He cuffs the Binary Bard as soon as he turns around. *
Binary Bard: Wha-how did you get in here?!
Dr. Jupiter: My name’s Dr. Jupiter. And I need you for something.
Binary Bard: And what do you need me for?!
Dr. Jupiter: I need something that you have.
Binary Bard: I don’t have anything of use! My mecha-bot is bust and-
Dr. Jupiter: It’s not anything physical. Let me show you.
*Dr. Jupiter forms a portal that leads somewhere near Erewhon Prison.*
Binary Bard: A portal back to Poptropica?! How?
Dr. Jupiter: Let’s just say I have my ways. Follow me.
*Dr. Jupiter and the cuffed Binary Bard go through the portal.*
Binary Bard: Where are we?
Dr. Jupiter: My prison.
Binary Bard: Your prison? I knew it! I knew that you were tricking me!! Let me go this instant! You’ll pay!
*a distant sound of thunder is heard*
Dr. Jupiter: Did you hear me the first time I introduced myself? I’m Dr. Jupiter. Cooperate with me. Or else you’re the one that’s going to pay.
Binary Bard: Whatever. Just lead on.
*Dr. Jupiter leads Binary Bard to his lab. He then uncuffs him and gets him into the sleep chamber. The chamber closes on him.*
Binary Bard: What is this?!
Dr. Jupiter: Good night, Mordred.
*Dr Jupiter pushes a few buttons and Binary Bard slowly drifts into slumber*
Dr. Jupiter: Now all I need is for Curious Miranda Bee to get these three-er-four totems… and no one will ask any questions about it. I’d say it’s justifiable revenge.
*He looks to his left and sees a pile of papers on his desk.*
Dr. Jupiter: Don’t make yourself look suspicious though… *goes over to desk and does paperwork*.
*curtains close, signifying end of the episode*
Brave Tomato: ^_^
Audience Members: …
Brave Tomato: Well, that’s the end of the episode for now! Catch ya next time! 😀
*Lights turn off, audience leaves confused. As soon as she knows that she’s alone, she screams, in a mix of fear and anger.*
Brave Tomato: I thought he forgot about the incident on Episode 5! *facepalm*