This episode is going to start off with a plain black screen.

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You're shocked, right?

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I knew you would be.

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The black gradually fades out of the picture, and is replaced by the contrastingly bright NYATS studio. And, of course, your perky host is sitting in front of the camera, ready to greet you.

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Fireruby: Well, "perky" is a lot better then "ditzy" I suppose.

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Akemi is seated on the edge of the stage, trying to look at the camera, but occasionally sneaking a lovesick-glance at Touya, who's standing a few feet behind her, watching over the crew and squirming in his extra-large security garb.

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Akemi: -glares at thin air- You're mean! I'm not lovesick! I'm just lovely! –winks at Touya-

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Touya: xx;

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All: -sweatdrop-

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Fireruby: Heh... well… anyway… Before we officially start the show today, I have a few important announcements…

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Akemi: -suddenly stands up, sings, and starts to twirl around- Announcements, announcements, annouuuuucements! I'd rather be watching a mime! –claps- Announcements aren't sublime! –claps- A terrible, terrible, terrible, terrible, terrible waste of time! –sits back down-

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Fireruby: ..... Random…..

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All: oo

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Touya: …… I'm so turned on… (-sarcasm-)

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Fireruby: -blinks- STOP THE RANDOMNESS!!! –clears throat- I have announcements to announce. Goodness, people!

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Akemi&Touya: -roll eyes simultaneously-

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Audience: Awwww…

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Fireruby: Okay, okay! My first announcement is… As you can see, we now have a new member to the NYATS crew. Technically, he was first placed on the show last episode... but we're making it official now. Won't you give Touya a proper welcome?

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The audience breaks into applause. A few of the fangirls upfront give him a standing ovation. However, most of them are too weak in the knees to make an attempt.

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Fireruby: -points to Touya- Thanks to Miss Hedi, he'll be our new security guard.

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???: …It's rude to point, you know.

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Fireruby: -stops pointing- Hehe... Oops.

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Akemi: oO Fire… who's that?

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Fireruby: Ah, that was going to be my second announcement. This is Brian. He goes by "Time's Mortal Enemy", though… So I'm gonna nickname him Time. Anyways, Time here is a fan of the show… and when I heard he was looking for work, I couldn't turn him down. So, please welcome NYAT's other newest crewmember, Time!

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Time: -sweatdrop- Heh…

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Audience: -claps for him-

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Random Audience Member 1: oo Wow. Fireruby's actually hiring people on her show. Sane people, nonetheless.

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Random Audience Member 2: Tell me about it. I'm going into shock!

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Akemi: -stands up and shakes Time's hand- Nice to meet ya!

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Time: Um… Likewise.

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Fireruby: Good to see you guys are already getting along. Time, by the way, is going to be doing our lighting, mostly.

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Maybe we'll get lucky and he'll dim the center stage.

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Fireruby: …… But, center stage is where I sit.

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I know.

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Fireruby: -.-;;

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Akemi: So… does this mark the end of your announcements, Fire?

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Fireruby: Yep. Guess I should bring out my guest now…

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Akemi: Might not be a bad idea.

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Time: -walks off somewhere backstage-

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Fireruby: M'kay… So, today's guest is……

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Akemi: Dun dun dun dun!

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Fireruby: .......Karasu from Yu Yu Hakusho!

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As Karasu walks onto the stage, the NYATs lights start to flash on and off… strongly resembling lightning.

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All: ……… –scared-

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Karasu: oO

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The "lightning" stops. Loud laughter is heard echoing through the backstage area.

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Akemi: I guess having a light man comes in handy…

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Fireruby: -can't stop laughing- XD I could get used to this!!

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Karasu: …… It wasn't that funny…

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Touya: -eyes Karasu-

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Karasu: … Not that I'm getting upset or anything…

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Akemi: -sits down right in front of Touya, and leans back against him- Please protect me from the bomb man, Touya. I'm weak, and fragile…

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Touya: Um…

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Karasu: -snickers-

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Fireruby: M'kay… So… what do you say we start the questions?

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All: -nod-

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Fireruby: Great. Okay… Ready, Karasu?

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Karasu: I'm ready for anything.

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Fireruby: Cool. Okay, so… First few questions are from Hedi Dracona. First one is, "Why do you act so. . . . perverted. . . . around Kurama?"

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Karasu: Um…

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Fireruby: Don't know?

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Karasu: -shrugs- I act how I think.

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Fireruby: Perversely?

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Karasu: If that's what you want to call it, then yes.

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Akemi: He's so honest… -pokes Touya- Why can't you be all honest and perverted?

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Touya: Ano… um…… You…. want me to be perverted? oO

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Akemi: I wouldn't mind.

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Fireruby: -sweatdrop-

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Karasu: What's the next question? Is the next one gonna be about Kurama, too??

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Fireruby: -shifty eyes- Maybe…

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Karasu: Read it!

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Fireruby: Okay… Next question is, "Well, I read a lot of fanfictions with one-sided Karasu/Kurama yaoi, and I was wondering. . . . Would you ever actually do any of those unspeakable things to Kurama?"

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Karasu: Hmm… what is "fanfiction"?

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Fireruby: Bah… -digs through her tiny blue purse- Oh, here's some fanfiction with you in it, Karasu! –gives it to him-

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Karasu: -reads the fanfiction- …… -continues to read- …… -grins- ……

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All: -sweatdrop-

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Time: -appears back onstage; yawns-

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Karasu: -flips to the next page, grinning and chuckling a little-

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Fireruby: -snatches the fanfic away- Okay, okay. Hedi, I'm guessing that's a yes…

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Karasu: -still chuckling-

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Akemi: What's the next question, Fire?

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Fireruby: Um… okay, next question is: "If Kurama got a restrianing order on you, would you care?"

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Touya: You need to ask?

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Karasu: Ha… restraining order? What would they do if I ignored it??

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Fireruby: ……… Throw you in jail?

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Akemi: Or they could shoot him.

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Karasu: Ha!! I'd like to see them try.

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Touya: Me too.

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Karasu: -.-

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Fireruby: C'mon, guys. Try and get along. Um… this next question might be a little hard to explain…… Rocky, can you do a scene excerpt for me?

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…. Sure.

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The NYATS studio fades off screen. A shot of Fireruby's review board appears in it's place. Two figures stand together, a guy and a girl. Nearby, whimpering sounds come out of a closet.

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Kurama: -hiding in the closet, hoping that Karasu won't find him- Hedi, is it safe to come out now?

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Hedi: -evil grin- Why yes. Yes, it is.

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Kurama: -comes out of closet- -spots Karasu- -whimpers- -slowly backs into the closet again- I THOUGHT I COULD TRUST YOU HEDI!!

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Hedi: You thought wrong, fox-boy! NOW GET OUT OF MY CLOSET!! -forcibly drags a kicking and screaming Kurama out of the closet- There are confidential GIRL things in there, and you're not a girl!! -pauses- At least I hope not.

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Karasu: Want me to check?

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Kurama: -freaks out- -cowers behind one of Hedi's dragon wings, watching Karasu warily-

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Hedi: -eye twitch- -pulls out Communication Mirror and dials up Kuronue- Kuronue, Could you get over here? Kurama is having a nervous breakdown.

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Kuronue: -falls into room through a plothole-

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Kurama: -spots Kuronue- KURONUE!! glomps-

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Kuronue: -blinks- Um. . . . Hello to you too, fox.

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Hedi: OOH! I've got another question for Karasu! Are you jealous of Kuronue right now?

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The screen goes back to the NYATS studio.

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Karasu: …..

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Fireruby: Well?

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Karasu: Can I see that fic again…?

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Fireruby: oO Sure. –gives him back the Karasu/Kurama YAOI-

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Karasu: -scans over the first page; hands it back to Fireruby- Nope. I'm honestly not jealous.

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All: -sweatdrop-

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Akemi: What's in that fic, anyway??

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Fireruby: Take a wild guess…..

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All: …………………….

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Fireruby: Um… time for the next question…

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Time: The next one is mine.

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Fireruby: Oh. You wanna ask it?

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Time: Sure.

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Fireruby: Okay… well, go ahead, then.

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Time: -glances over at Karasu- oO Okay… what's with all the black? Why on earth do you just wear black? And that tattered cape thingy? What's up with that?

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Akemi: …. I gotta agree. All black doesn't look great on you… You're so pale… It's scary. oo

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Karasu: Um… well……

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Touya: Haven't we already established that he has some… abnormal quirks? Maybe creepy clothing is one of them.

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Fireruby: Heh...

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Karasu: That's not it!! It's not my fault I have to wear this bad clothing!!! Toguro makes me wear these awful blacks!!

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All: ……………..

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Fireruby: oO ……… Why?

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Karasu: -sniff- I don't know. I guess he's trying to stifle my creativity. There was certainly nothing wrong with how I was dressing before.

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Akemi: Dare I ask…?

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Time: …. How were you dressing before?

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Karasu: In lovely shades of orange and pink, of course.

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All: Heh heh.... -sweatdrop-

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Akemi: Heh….

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Time: oO Not all that surprising, really…

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Touya: oo I didn't see that one coming…

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Fireruby: Heh… okay, okay, everyone. There's no more questions, so it's probably about time I wrapped up this episode of NYATS. On one final note… I'm going to take this chance to apologize to Persephone's-Child. Unfortunately… I've never seen an episode of Princess Mononoke. Sorry. Also… Koneko, "uber" is very much a word! OO It's… it's… 70's!!

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Time: That's it?

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Fireruby: I guess…

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Time: Okay… -walks off stage-

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Fireruby: Okay… Well, that's all for now, folks. Tune in next time to see guest stars, Misao and Aoshi!

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Akemi: Um… yay. –stands up and drags Touya offstage-

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Touya: OO W-where are you taking me?? Boss, do something!!!

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Fireruby: Sorry, Touya. It's not like I have any power over her.

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Touya: Traitor! –is dragged off-

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The screen fades to black as Fireruby walks offstage, instructing Karasu to follow her because she has someone special waiting backstage for him. Karasu seems to have no doubts about which red haired fox-demon it is.

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(A/N- What the heck has ff.net done??? -wails- I can't use symbols anymore!! A-and... It won't let me double space!!! I have to use these horrible periods to seperate paragraphs!!! -sob- What is the world coming to??)