Scene: One of the Puma barracks rec rooms. Matthew Shirow is playing cards with some of his Puma squad. Let's listen in.
Asuka: Gee... Kommandant, how is it you keep losing all the time?
Matthew [Who shows a distinct lack of chips in front of him): Natural talent.
Mei [Who has far more chips than Matthew]: I could let you win if you like.
Asuka: Of course you would.
Shirow: That's not the idea, Mei. You're meant to do your best.
Mei: But, I keep beating you at this game... [Shows puppy dog eyes.]
Rei [Dealing, apparently oblivious to what is going on.]: ante up.
[Everyone tosses their chips in. Rei deals out cards.]
Asuka: Wer behandelte diese Verwirrung?
Rei: i did.
[Everyone stares at Rei.]
Mei: Rei... sometimes you really scare me.
Rei: [no response]
Asuka: I dunno, she freaks me out even more at this game.
Kiyone: Agreed, no way am I staring her down again.
Matthew : Exactly what are we playing anyway? This doesn't look like five-card stud.
Rei: this is three card brag. that means that three threes is the highest, then three aces and then running down accordingly; then it's a running flush, a run, a flush, then a pair: an open man can't see a blind man, and it will cost you twice the ante to see your opponent.
All: I fold.
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