[Taocow PBEM] Chapter XVII - On The Border Of Doom
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Wed Dec 31 07:55:03 GMT 2008
Talas sits back away from the front wind screen and then quietly speaks into the com.
(ooc: on what I am hoping is a scrambled channel.)
"My friends if this is an Elvin enclave. My I suggest that Lady Sialilliona and I speak for us. It my look better if it appears that we are lead by Fellow elves. Lady Sialillion, if there are no objections, my I also sagest that the oldest of us take lead with the council."
OOC: how old is Sia? Talas is only 36
--- On Tue, 12/30/08, Aaron Clausen <mightymartianca at gmail.com> wrote:
> From: Aaron Clausen <mightymartianca at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Taocow PBEM] Chapter XVII - On The Border Of Doom
> To: "The Tao of Cow Rifts PBEM" <taocowpbem at zork.net>
> Received: Tuesday, December 30, 2008, 3:50 PM
> > > [GM]
> > > The horsemen stop at about a couple of hundred
> feet. They are dressed
> > > in odd, almost medieval-looking armor, clearly
> megadamage but based on
> > > ancient designs. At their sides are swords,
> sheathed, but with hands at
> > > the ready.
> > >
> > > The lead rider moves forward, and then removes
> his helmet, revealing an
> > > Elven woman who might be beautiful, save for a
> terrible scar, three
> > > inches wide and running from her chin right up
> behind her ear.
> > >
> > > She stops her horse at twenty feet, her sword
> pulled out and revealed as
> > > a rune weapon, with a hilt shaped like that of a
> striking cobra, with
> > > its runes drawn upon it, glinting in the fading
> > >
> > > "Declare yourselves." she says in a
> clear voice. "Friend or foe? Be it
> > > known that the Free Republic of Tanoria is swift
> and harsh in its
> > > punishments to those who would come with evil in
> hand or mind."
> > > [/GM]
> > [Alex]
> > The scout waves gently, "We are just travelers.
> Never been to these
> > parts before although we talk to others who told us
> nothing about a town
> > here. I don't think we mean you any harm."
> > Her hands do not move towards her rifle or pistol but
> her thoughts are
> > that if it comes down to it, it is a bad idea to bring
> a knife to a
> > gunfight. She has the gun too.
> > [/Alex]
> [Amanda Connors]
> "That's right." Amanda says. "We're
> just passing through."
> [/Amanda Connors]
> > [Owen]
> > Rather than comment and make an already tense
> situation worse,
> > Owen will hope that is Sixth Sense will let him know
> if they are in
> > any danger. He will endeavor to make himself appear
> > [/Owen]
> There's no imminent danger that Owen can detect.
> > [Talas]
> > Talas, upon seeing the rune sword uses Magic Lore to
> see if he can
> > identify the weapon.
> > [/Talas]
> Talas can determine that the weapon is in all likelihood a
> minor rune
> weapon, certainly not as powerful as the Greater Rune
> but still powerful. As well, this one appears not to be of
> origin, but rather of Dwarvish, meaning it is very ancient
> and not from
> Rifts Earth.
> > [Koba]
> > Looking at the classicly styled armor, Koba looks at
> Osiris to see
> > if he wears similar armor. Under the supervision of
> other cyber knights,
> > maybe they can recruit help or at least information.
> He waits and listens
> > to Sia and the others speak with this elf.
> > [/Koba]
> The armor is similar in some respects, perhaps because both
> inspired by medieval models, but the fact that this elf is
> carrying a
> rune weapon suggests that she may not in fact be a
> As everyone tries to get some measure of the women and her
> companions, she moves her horse closer. Her eyes close
> and then reopens them.
> "There is a shadow about your company," she says,
> "but whether
> it is among you or pursues you I cannot tell. Since you
> declare you
> are no threat, and since I cannot sense an immediate one,
> it is our
> law that if you pay the toll, you may pass."
> One of the other horsemen, who upon closer approach, is
> revealed to be an elf, comes closer. "Lady Assara, it
> is the will
> of the Council that these travelers spend the night. The
> has questions to ask of them. If they do as the Council
> bids, then
> no toll shall be charged."
> Lady Assara looks upon the company. "I think it would
> be wise
> if you did as the Council asked. They are wise and
> powerful." She
> seems to linger on the word "powerful".
> Aaron Clausen
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