“I have no qualms with very slowly disrobing,” turning back to @Kawika G, “I didn’t catch your name, miss.
But I’ll dare, since you seem so tired, to imagine something to wake you. Specifically, a lap dance, from you, to the lucky volunteer, me.” Voice was sweet, dripping playful charisma, “But don’t you think about touching me.
Within chat room roleplaying (Chat RP), 1997 was a very crucial year.
The golden age of chat room roleplaying was mechanic in nature.
In December of 1996, the internet service provider, America Online, rid users of arbitrary hourly limits, and introduced unlimited usage, allowing eleven-year-old me to cruise on the internet without accumulating steep charges for my parents.
The new examples of complex characters in gaming combined with limitless time in chat rooms made Chat RP unapologetically character-focused.
The writer was known as a mun, meaning “mundane,” and was only referred to via the character (“Kawika’s mun”), while written gestures like “need not mention the subject at all.
Chat RP slides between definitions of interactive fiction and collaborative writing.
It is, in other words, an unstable platform: a medium unrecognized by the stable traditions of the literary, the official, and the popular, but one with the power to stabilize.
And this new lover need not reveal the mundane boundaries set forth by their race, nation, or gender.
They are an invisible challenger, forcing the writer to confront their own desires, to probe them: why Her stocking clad feet and lower legs — or what was visible of them from under her long, black dress — were dainty and voluptuous, a characteristic which wouldn’t be so amiss to describe the woman herself.
Yet the most descriptive and talented writers in roleplay are often also the most sexual.