[Taocow PBEM] Chapter III - This Ain't No Luxury Liner - Lady
Frost, Arden and the Big Disturbance
tolrick_stonecleaver at yahoo.com
Tue Feb 1 00:24:42 PST 2005
> The men just look in shock, and then run away. In
> short order, however,
> they are replaced by firing. A number of men up in
> the rigging are
> firing at Arden and Lady Frost. One shot is nearly
> close enough to part
> Arden's hair.
> Suddenly, off to their right, Arden and Lady Frost
> see one of the
> sailors skyrocket into the air, well over a hundred
> feet, and come
> falling down again, crumpling on the deck. Now the
> deck is in an
> uproar. Several men, some in body armor, some not,
> start running
> towards Lady Frost and Arden aiming energy rifles as
> they approach.
Having opponents on two sides simply wasn't on Frost's
list of fun things. Someone would have to get dealt
with quickly and the boys in the rigging were the
Besides, she had no clue who the impromtu flier was or
what side he was on. For all she knew, the oncoming
crowd were mutineers coming to help her out.
Pointing, she loosed a small burst of cold, and made
it travel up the rigging, coating it with ice and
making it as difficult to hold onto as possible. If
they weren't frozen to the lines, they'd slide down
them and fall off.
Some part of her reminded her that she really hadn't
had any sleep in quite a while, and she was going to
pay for all this activity. Shaking that thought, she
glanced over to see what Arden was up to and hoped
Kyle was almost ready to help out. This could get
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