story behind Mystic Manor:
From time to time, Madame WWW
moved the location
of Mystic Manor between countries and across dimensions. A short time
(in GRIT time) she came to Nerima (with the help of Gaeld). She set out
her "apartment for lease" sign to lure unsuspection people into her
Her "tenants" would be turned into mutated creatures.
Shortly after her arrival in
Nerima, Madame WWW
trapped Tegan Dawson, Lisa Calloway, and PATE. The witch planned to
the women under her powers. Gaeld intervened, allowing Lisa, Tegan, and
PATE to escape. The price for his aid was that they were placed under
order of servitude.
Though they escaped, the women
knew they could
not leave the witch free to capture others. They assembled a small
(including Kaasha, Stark, Soun Tendo, Hirohi, and Gosekugi among
While the group was making their plans, Madame WWW managed to trick
into aiding her.
The group attacked Mystic Manor.
They were joined
by Ratzik, Arkaleb, and a troup of orcs.
Mist discovered the witch's
joined the party as well. They fought mutant hybrids, magical
and demons. In the battle, Tegan freed the Wizard of Oz and Tatewaki
who had also been trapped by the witch. With the help of the Wizard and
Lisa's spell jewels, the witch (who turned out to be the reconstituted
Wicked Witch of the West) was banished to another dimension.
The next morning, PATE and the
Wizard worked to
return the mutants to normal and to send the magical creatures back
they came from. All of the mutants were returned to human (or whatever
their original form was) except Leo and Feathers. Because of some
in the witch's spells, they remained partially mutated, though somewhat
more human. Opus the penguin was among those freed.
Several of the group left the next
who remained behind began a search of the building. Inside the treasure
room, they found a chest. Opus tried to open the chest, but couldn't get past the magical trap.
able to deactivate the trap. She opened the chest and removed a scroll. The
scroll was a
magical deed, which transfered itself to Tegan,
giving her ownership of the
Tegan, PATE, and Lisa moved
into Mystic Manor,
along with Leo, Feathers, Opus, and the Wizard. They began to clean up
the destruction and restored the building to that of a fairly typical
apartment building. Lisa was later adopted by the Saotome family and
out, but a place for her remains at Mystic Manor.
Mystic Manor is officially open
At least half of the apartments are occupied by new tenants.
The Wizard decided to visit his
hometown of Omaha,
Nebraska before the winter hit. After his trip to Omaha, the Wizard
to move to a place where the climate is warm year round. Before
he gave Opus the infamous ruby slippers, which has been in the
of Madame WWW. Opus used the slippers to return to Bloom County.
though, Opus has returned (with a bad case of amnesia - he thinks he's
a man who fell into spring of drowned penguin).
There have been several building
The entire dungeon was cleaned out. One level was cleared to make a
level was turned into an indoor, underground
With the help
of Penny, the penthouse has also been renovated (though it is currently