Cafeteria Plaza

From Radiant Heart MUSH

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Allied Faction: Radiant Heart Academy
Allied Groups: Radiant Heart Academy
Location Type: Public Space
Grid Locale: Radiant Heart Academy, Cafeteria Plaza
Settled in a spot between the student dormitories and the main campus of Radiant Heart Academy is the green dome of the Cafeteria. This is not just a spot for attendees of the academy to get a bite to eat. It is a multistory complex that has a staff-only meeting and dining area on the top floor, stores supplies for all the school events on the middle floors, and there are even spaces in the main plaza for guest cooks and even food trucks to be able to be set up!

The main area of the cafeteria is an immense and warmly wood-panelled space that wraps around a central U-shaped area where food is brought out and set up buffet-style to choose from, going for a mix of healthy and popular, classic japanese and the newer western-influenced foods. Two of the more popular areas are the fresh Bread station, where dozens of filled rolls are dispensed fresh and hot and provided small sealable boxes to cart them around with, while the other is the Curry station, which always has something heartwarming and bubbling for someone to grab a bowl of on a cold day. Rice can of course be found at regular intervals, with bowls that allow someone to take as much as they want.

Seating arrangements vary by area in what is known as 'The Plaza', ranging from bench seats long enough to seat a dozen people from one end to the other, to the smaller booths that ring the walls for those who want something a little more private for a group of friends and a good view of the outdoors, and up on a raised area are more classic dining tables used most often by staff, older students, and occasionally a study group that has reserved a seat ahead of time.

Areas are broken up with potted flower rows and bushes, and even some small trees, allowing for this spacious area to feel a little more like it is outdoors and to give some separation and privacy, and break up some of the natural cacophony of hundreds of students eating all at once.

Next the broad front doors of the Plaza, and one of the first things that students pass by every time they enter or leave is the Student Store. Manned by upper classmen and managed by the faculty, this space is where things like gym clothes, shoes, mugs, bags and backpacks, and many RHA themed items can be bought for a student or their family, as well as a decent arrangement of slightly more expensive but good quality school supplies can be obtained. They also maintain a small 'snack stand' that has popular western treats like candy-coated chocolates, peanut butter cups, and candy bars available for those who want a quick sweet.

Associated Logs

Title Date Scene Summary
Yukata and shared trauma. July 24th, 2023 A late morning, early afternoon in the RHA cafeteria. Coffee, pancakes, egg goo awful and festival plans!
Semi-Ferals July 27th, 2023 Koji gets grilled about the grilling! Okay, let's amend, Kazuo has some questions. ... this may involve some plotting. At least it's not RomCom Plots this time?
A Pitch August 1st, 2023 Ren and Chiyo run into each other during a snack run. Though he's not successful in recruiting her into the baseball club, Ren is happy to have Chiyo as a new friend anyway!
Two Senshi for Dinner August 4th, 2023 Makoto and Ami meet up in the cafeteria, and make friends with one another. Red bean buns are exchanged, and plans for baking are made.
Artful Thinking August 18th, 2023 Reika comes to Yayoi for help with art! Candy makes things interesting while Yayoi deals with Reika.
Windy Worries August 19th, 2023 Takashi finally gets Darien to stay in one place long enough to be anxious at him.
Rainy day in the cafeteria August 22nd, 2023 Koji, Coco, Greta and Naru chat about food and music and technology and art and secret selves in the cafeteria.
Is There Anyone Else August 22nd, 2023 Koji has some friendship questions for Darien. Also, a beach trip to propose.
So I Heard You Have a Cat August 30th, 2023 Usagi tried to escape to the cafeteria to escape all of Luna's talk of destiny and duty, only to encounter the oh-so-pretty Michiru and all her talk of destiny and duty. Poor Usagi just want's to be a middle school girl so much.
Us Foreigners Need To Stick Together September 18th, 2023 Dianora spots Adora in the cafeteria at dinnertime and introduces herself, quickly making friends with our fair heroine and setting the stage for future mischief. Double Trouble really does love messing around with Adora and Catra.
I'm Glad You're Here September 23rd, 2023 Makoto Kino meets Darien Shields again for the first time.
Cafeteria Hours -- Makoto September 24th, 2023 New student Makoto Kino catches up with Kyouka in the cafeteria to ask about Self-Defense Class.
Souls at Lunch September 28th, 2023 Naru, Koji, Takuto and Sayaka chat about powers, souls and guns over lunch.
One Big Cliche October 1st, 2023 Natsu is probably not cut-out for movie trailer voiceovers. Kano is not cut-out for getting along with authority figures. Kyouka is probably not cut-out for getting respect.
So About Yesterday...! October 5th, 2023 Norie Okana, Naru Osaka and Momo Sasaki talk at school. Naru and Norie talk about the events of 'It's Pronounced Rifle 2'.
So Your Thoughts On Murder Are... October 8th, 2023 Usagi needs Minako's opinion on an important topic, after her confrontation with the Outers.
Ramental Health October 11th, 2023 Koji and Kazuo catch up, and in the process, discover they have a few unexpected things in common. (Making sure Darien actually eats regularly may not be unexpected in this context.)
Tea Party! October 20th, 2023 Mami sets out a tea party in the cafeteria, hoping to make some friends. She's joined by Amy, Madoka, Norie, and Sayaka, and she's so excited. At least it didn't end up a _total_ disaster, like usual. She did make _one_ friend.
Cake, Donuts, and Gossip October 30th, 2023 Mami sits down for lunch with Norie. She learns about Norie's affliction, sets out on a mission to see that Norie gets hugged, and reveals that she has a boyfriend. None other than Takashi Agera, Norie's boss.
Hangin' at the Cafeteria November 7th, 2023 Usagi Tsukino's got an empty table in the cafeteria plaza, but not for long. Over the course of a long lunch, Veronica guesses Miya may be a Pre Cure, Jason Dite meets Rashmi, Veronica, and Usagi, news about ~boyfriends~ is shared, and the Princess of Sarek allows a recovered relic to be examined.
A How-To For Hugging November 9th, 2023 Veronica seeks Mami out at lunchtime to ask her a very important question: how did she hug Norie?! From there, the conversation ranges over several topics, including but not limited to Riventon and Hematite.
Holiday Lunch December 22nd, 2023 Hotaru meets with Klarissa and Sayaka and, well... for one of them, it's kind of like looking at a tiny mirror. It is a battle of woobie vs woobie, and everyone d'aws.
The Year Without a Santa Claus! January 5th, 2024 Backdated to Christmas Eve!: A kind old woman asks for help saving her husband at Radiant Heart Academy.
No food fights! January 8th, 2024 Some casual chatter in the cafteria amonst Naru, Kazuo, Amy, Takashi, Madoka and Kyouka.
Even Nerds Need Food January 12th, 2024 Usagi finds Ami having lunch in the cafeteria. They catch up from the holidays, theories are shared, and plan a shopping trip to help Ami pick out belated New Years Gifts for their friends.
Soul Gems: They're Truly Outrageous January 31st, 2024 Magda and Mami catch up over sushi and devil fruit.
Breakfast at RHA February 12th, 2024 There's a little bit of everything in the morning rush to get fed and caffinated before class, conversation and teasing, some couples being cute and oh yes.. food.
Cookies for a Kaiju February 18th, 2024 Kaori follows her nose and meets Katsumi in the middle of his pre-Valentine's Day cookie making. Cookies and conversation are made!
A Culinary Lunch February 23rd, 2024 Hitomi, Katsumi, Chiyo and Naru all meet at lunch. Food is exchanged, and some potential friends made.
Bento A Go Go February 23rd, 2024 Chiyo runs into Kukai while at the konbini. They talk awhile, reveal their magical nature, and make plans for later!
Lunch and a Show! February 29th, 2024 What started off as a lunch turns into... not sure how to describe it, but it happened, and apparently there was a near disaster that was avoided. Thankfully.
Lunch Sentinels March 2nd, 2024 Finally! Two of the Steam Sentinels meet. They discuss things. Yuuto tries to eat the cupcake of doom. Koharu gets a confession of love?! And is it Fours or Force?
It has been a while. March 9th, 2024 Mami approaches Sayaka to check on what really happened to the blue Puella. She also gets an explanation of Sayaka's new viewpoint and what she is doing to counter Kyubey.
Lunchbreak Meetings March 15th, 2024 Coco and Yuuto break it to Cho that Coco has a promise ring. It takes a couple of tries for it to click.
Lunchtime! March 20th, 2024 It might be between terms, but people still need lunch! A few students chatter about prom over lunch.
Extracurricular Activities March 27th, 2024 A gathering in the cafeteria after finals, discussion of clubs and the joining thereof. Ft. fairy tale tropes.
Pizza Day April 22nd, 2024 Today would be American Styled Pizza day at the RHA cafeteria. Somehow a cluster of people wind up around Ami, interrupting her studying with fascinating ideas of what "American Styled Pizza" is supposed to mean...
Finding a Focus June 1st, 2024 Bow calls Koji with a tech emergency. He locked himself out of his henshin device. With Chiyo, Koji calmly explains that Bow is magical and needs to come up with his own focus and stop hiding behind 'being the tech guy'. Maybe it'll finally get through?