[Taocow PBEM] Chapter XI - Dissension in the Ranks
kitsunefx at netzero.net
Mon Jun 4 23:01:47 BST 2007
> A few painful counted seconds pass, all the while the sound of digging
> and weapons' fire can be heard. Finally the gate replies. "We are
> the Third Gate. Your importance is recognized by us. We shall let
> you pass. We note that you have injured among you, and we will
> transport you to the nearest place where you may find aid and
> comfort. Please step through the gate NOW!"
> The wall disappears and in its place is a snow-covered landscape of
> gentle rolling hills, small stands of trees and, in the distance, the
> outer wall of what appears to be a town or small city. Smoke from
> hundreds of chimneys curls up into the cold air. The only moving
> things visible are a small herd of cows chewing on a pile of dried
> Behind the company there is a loud boom which shakes the passage.
> Rock and debris are flung everywhere. Out of the thick dust energy
> weapon fire appears. A number of shots hit home. Lady Frost is
> struck twice, Ted once, and the prone figures of Osiris and Phaeton
> are both struck. Osiris's armor stops any serious injury, but the
> railgun flechettes rip through Phaeton's flesh, and strike Alex.
Preparing to give cover fire, Alex slowly backs through the portal
some who do not understand mystery speak of things which they do not
understand, but they will boast that the mystery of the truth belongs
to them alone.
- Gnostic Saying
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