[Taocow PBEM] Chapter II - Of War and Prophecy
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Thu Dec 2 22:11:09 PST 2004
> Bongo nods. "Fortunately as long as Frost has 'em spooked -- for
> _whatever_ reason -- we should have some advantage," he says in a low
> whisper while they're still huddled with a slight grin Frost's way. "I
> doubt they'll try anything overtly unfriendly if we don't do anything
> completely stupid. Still, you're right -- something screwy is going on
> here and I for one would like to find out what before we rush to judgement
> on who the bad guys are. The guards may also provide something useful by
> accident if someone could engage them in 'friendly conversation...' after
> all, we _did_ just get here from the future and don't know a lot about
> goings-on around here. Savvy?" He looks at Alex and Frost in particular.
Lady Frost rolls her eyes. "Perhaps they'd like a nice fluffy puppy to
pet?" she says, a mischievous grin on her face.
> After the huddle breaks but before Osiris goes to get Rod, Bongo pulls him
> aside and whispers into his ear. "Have Rod check our cabins for 'bugs,'
> willya? If they can hear us I wanna know about it."
Kyle already seems on the case, though with little success. A technowizard
might have a better chance at success.
Bongo sits down again and prepares to enter the astral realm. A few minutes
later he's unconscious and the psychics again briefly see a faint figure
rise up and go through a wall.
Even as Bongo's astral form disappears, Arden, who has been standing
quietly, suddenly collapses, his eyes rolling back to reveal on the whites.
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