[Taocow PBEM] Chapter VI: Whence The Lizard Man?
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Tue Sep 27 21:59:07 PDT 2005
"I agree with Mr. Phaeton, and say we run"
--- Aaron Clausen <mightymartianca at alberni.net> wrote:
> > [Talas]
> > Talas turns toward the man and Calls Lightning on
> to the pink faced man's
> > horse. In the hope of vaporizing the horse and the
> pink faced man along
> > with his gun becoming stuck in the carpet of
> adhesion along with the rest
> > of his companions.
> > [/Talas]
> With a bright blast, lightning strikes the robotic
> horse, but rather than
> impacting it, causes what must be an energy field of
> some kind to suddenly
> glow violet.
> > [Alex]
> > Alex has never seen a weapon inflict as much
> damage as this one. She
> > decides that it is simply too devastating and
> returns fire back at the
> > weapon, attempting to make a called shot on the
> weapon itself. She is
> > using her JA-12 rifle and firing a three round
> > [/Alex]
> The shot is near-perfect, but the rider's energy
> field absorbs it, though it
> now emits a bright violet light that makes looking
> at him difficult for
> those without optics. The impact, while not
> injuring the rider, his gun or
> the horse, knocks them back, and it appears that the
> rider has to make a
> great effort to stay on.
> > [Rod Black]
> > Rod returns fire with his weapon, aiming down the
> barrel (difficult, but
> > potentially spectacular) with his bracers,
> activating his Armor of Ithan.
> > [Rod Black]
> As with Alex's shot, Rod's bracer attack should have
> hit the gun square on,
> but the energy field is in the way. It is now,
> however, visibly sputtering,
> and there's a high pitched whine eminating from the
> the vicinity of the
> > [Osiris]
> > Seeing his companions get hit by the monster with
> the railgun , Osiris'
> > face turns into a snarl as he extends his hand in
> a shoving jesture
> > towards the leader which should get him stuck on
> the carpet of adhesion.
> > The knight then moves towards the nearest cover
> which still gives him a
> > good view on the OpFor, unslinging his rifle he
> takes careful aim at the
> > head honcho and takes careful shots at his
> > [/Osiris]
> The giant rider is pushed back, but at the last
> possible moment grabs the
> heavy reigns of his horse and keeps himself from
> falling into Rod's
> Carpet of Adhesion.
> Osiris then opens fire, trying to hit the powerful
> gun, but instead hitting
> the energy field. While not a great shot, an
> audible hiss can be heard and
> then the strong smell of ozone.
> Kyle opens fire, simply aiming for the rider rather
> than for the gun. The
> rounds cause the energy shield to glow brightly
> again, and then there is a
> loud POP! and the last round can be seen striking
> the rider in the chest.
> > [Arden]
> > It knocked back, wincing at the bruise he'll have
> under his body armor,
> > then he takes his own rifle, takes careful aim,
> and fires at the exposed
> > head of the lead rider. He mutters in elvish, "Let
> my aim be true."
> > [/Arden]
> Arden aims and fires, the shot hitting the man on
> the side of the head,
> tearing away part of the helmet and deeply burning
> the rider's face. The
> rider screams in agony.
> > [Lady Frost]
> > Lady Frost is suddenly very glad she hadn't
> shifted back to her 'human'
> > form after the incident at Griz's shop. That
> blast still wouldn't have
> > been lethal, but it would have hurt a lot more.
> As it was Frost shakes
> > her head a little to clear it as she stood and
> looked towards the man
> > responsible for that shot.
> > "OW! That hurt you pug-ugly twit!" She glances
> about her quickly, then
> > reaches out and hefts the largest chunk of rock
> she can quickly reach
> > (even if she has to rip it out of the ground) and
> heaves it at the
> > rider with every intention of crushing the rider
> and horse with it.
> > [/Lady Frost]
> Lady Frost tears a rock out of the ground, at least
> one hundred and fifty
> pounds, and with a might heave tosses it at the man.
> The rider tries his
> best to dodge without falling off his horse, but
> makes what proves the wrong
> decision and remains mounted as the rock hits him in
> the chest and throws
> him to the ground. The rock is laying on his arm,
> and on top of the gun,
> with only the now very bent barrel visible.
> > [Alex]
> > Alex follows with a smoke round and declares, "Do
> we stay or run?"
> > [/Alex]
> The air fills with smoke, until the point where the
> would-be attackers
> can't really be seen, but only heard whimpering. A
> loud, rhaspy groan comes
> from what must be the giant.
> "I think we should run." Phaeton says. "With that
> mystical carpet of Mr.
> Black's we can't restrain them, and I certainly
> don't want to wait until
> they are free. What say the rest of you?"
> Aaron Clausen mightymartianca at alberni.net
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