[Taocow PBEM] Chapter X - The Stranger

kitsuneFX kitsunefx at netzero.net
Sat Sep 23 06:11:13 BST 2006

Aaron Clausen wrote:

> [GM]
> Frost's quick thinking seems to ease the men's suffering.  The
> stranger walks slowly over to Osiris.  Osiris can be seen saying
> something, but no words will carry past the ice dome.
> The wind begins to howl fiercely.  The rest of the company hears the
> sounds of wolves, or at least it seems that way.  Shapes seem to move
> every where, and to military-trained people like Bongo and Alex, it
> suggests an ambush.
> The shadow seems to grow in strength, and in the midst of it appear to
> red eyes, monstrous and swollen.  A bolt of energy streaks towards
> Frost, but Frost easily dodges it.  Almost simultaneously, two other
> bolts leap out at Ted and Talas.  Talas barely dodges, but Ted is
> struck and blown off his feet.
> Ted hits a snow bank, and when he recovers, he finds his chest
> smoking, his breathing labored and pain spreading across his chest.
> Movement is painful, but not impossible, and while injured, he doesn't
> seem to be near death's door.
> [/GM]

Alex looks around and does a quick scan with nightvision optics to see 
if she can figure out what is going on. The ranger radios back, "Guys, 
got any ideas. Looks like we are being ambushed."

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