[Taocow PBEM] Chapter IV: The Emerald Isle

D McCullough derekm617 at hotmail.com
Sun May 29 01:03:09 PDT 2005

He nods to the merchant to select what items he wants from his trade items 
pile, then smiles as he collects the scope and exchanges it with the one on 
his .30-06. "Would you like to add my old scope as part of the trade?"


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Aaron Clausen" <mightymartianca at alberni.net>
To: "The Tao of Cow Rifts PBEM" <taocowpbem at zork.net>
Sent: Sunday, May 29, 2005 3:00 AM
Subject: Re: [Taocow PBEM] Chapter IV: The Emerald Isle

>> [Arden]
>> Arden fishes around for some trade goods and what might be saleable to 
>> try
>> and trade out for some of those exploding arrows that looks friendly.
>> Also, he looks for a scope that might have a better advantage than his
>> current one.
>> [/Arden]
> [GM]
> Arden quickly finds a very decent scope.  The lizard man looks at his 
> trade
> items, and says "I'll swap you, say, fifteen hundred credits worth of 
> these
> for your exploding arrows and that scope you're eyeing."
> [/GM]
>> [Alex]
>> Alex collects the grenades which she has lost including doubling up on
>> sleep, flare, and tear gas grenades and increasing concussion and neural
>> disruptors up to eight a piece. She then pulls out a bit of the jewelry
>> which she collected, about what she assumes is enough to pay for them or
>> just a bit more and offer it as trade.
>> [/Alex]
> [GM]
> The lizard man's eyes widen.  "If you don't mind." he says, and pulls out 
> a
> small device which Rod immediately recognizes as some sort of technowizard
> device.  He pops the gem inside a small receptacle and clicks a single red
> button.  A small screen begins displaying several waving lines.
> "Extraordinary." the lizard man mumbles.  "I've never quite seen anything
> like it before.  Tell me, where did you get these stones?"
> [/GM]
>> [Amanda Connors]
>> Hearing Bongo ask for maps, Amanda moves over to him.
>> "Have I missed something?  What do you need those for? Looking to go to
>> Disney Land?"
>> [/Amanda Connors]
> [Bongo]
> "Something Osiris and I found in the Captain's cabin.  I'll tell you about 
> it
> later." he replies.
> [/Bongo]
>> [Amanda Connors]
>> She hefts a small recording device, akin to a tape recorder....at least 
>> it
>> looks like one.
>> "What does something like this go for?"  She asks the shopkeeper.
>> [/Amanda Connors]
> [GM]
> "That?" the shopkeeper asks.  "Seventy credits will cover it.  You a 
> doctor,
> eh?"
> [/GM]
> [Meanwhile outside...]
>> [Kyle]
>> Kyle turns on the boy lifting his rifle slightly.  With one glance he
>> scans the the surrounding area .  The he looks at the boy.  "I am waiting
>> for my friends lad.  You can follow me if you want.  And I am not from 
>> the
>> NGR.  Hey can you tell me a little about this land?"
>> With that Kyle will engage the lad trying to get any information that
>> might help out of him.
>> [/Kyle]
> [GM]
> "I don't know much, sir, save for the town here." the boy says.  "We 
> mainly
> do a lot of trade with England and the NGR.  I know that beyond the city,
> the land becomes strange and dangerous, and the faerie folk are not as...
> well behaved.  The few men who dare go far into the country side have 
> said,
> of late, that there have been strange disturbances.  Old Carper, my dad's
> uncle, says he was out hunting on the old West Road and say a caravan 
> going
> heading towards the other side of the island, lead by a tall, white-faced
> man.  Says the man gave him the chills.  And there have been strange 
> people
> asking questions of late..."
> He stammers and turns away, seeming afraid to say anymore.
> [/GM]
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