[Taocow PBEM] Chapter XV - The Demon's Minions
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Thu Mar 13 22:11:55 GMT 2008
Koba nods once.
On Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 5:20 PM, Aaron Clausen <mightymartianca at gmail.com>
> > > > > [GM]
> > > > > "Now, back to my price." Bruth continues. "If you make it to
> > > > > Rath-iren alive (which I doubt), you must retrieve the Ring of Oth
> > > > > bring it to me. Yes, I'm sure you'll be counseled by someone that
> > > > > it's dangerous and evil and so forth. But I care not. If you
> want my
> > > > > help, then you'll do it. Otherwise, you won't make it out of this
> > > > > city alive. I'll just as happily do business with the K'murd-faka
> > > > > when it comes."
> > > > > [/GM]
> > > > [Ted]
> > > > "Gee, Bruth, it sounds like you are playing both sides of the fence.
> > > > Tell us why we should let you leave here at all," the lizard man
> > > > rifle at the ready.
> > > > [/Ted]
> > > [GM]
> > > "You might find killing me a little harder than that." Bruth replies.
> "Do you
> > > think I am fool enough to walk into this without taking precautions?"
> > >
> > > "As to playing both sides," Bruth smiles, "let's just say I'm keeping
> > > options open. I no longer have any desire to die for so-called noble
> > > The choice is up to you. At this very moment, agents of the
> > > some much brighter than these two, are watching every exit to the
> > > even the secret ones that our much esteemed Lady Sialillion knows
> > > I, however, know of one that she does not. I can either reveal it to
> you, or
> > > to the K'murd-faka, who will find it very useful when it finally
> decides to take
> > > the city. But I warn you, you are all running out of time. And if
> you manage
> > > to kill me, well then, you will die anyways."
> > > [/GM]
> > [Talas]
> > "If 'She Who has No name', has turned her back on you. Then why should
> > we not do the same?"
> > [/Talas]
> > [Koba]
> > "Or was it you who turned your back on her? You're willing to sell an
> > allegiance to these...devil spawn. Willing to turn your back on the
> > of this city for a ring of metal. No sir, noble ends would not fit you
> > the least." The harshness in his voice is as if he is scolding a child.
> > No deal can be struck with those with no integrity, no bargains with the
> > devil, and no trading safe passage for an artifact. Koba stands ready to
> > fight his way out of the room and out of the city if need be.
> > [/Koba]
> "Whatever the causes," Bruth muses, "here we are. I'm offering you a
> chance of escape."
> > [Alex]
> > Alex does not know much about magic but does distrust this 'Bruth.' She
> > cannot kill him in cold blood but she does not like the idea of dealing
> > with him either. She never even really considered herself to be a hero,
> > not even really a soldier but just a scout.
> > "If the Virgin with us, there is no certain death as you call it." Alex
> > keeps her rifle ready depending on how this individuals reacts to the
> > others. She has to trust that they know how to deal with him better than
> > she does.
> > [/Alex]
> Osiris smiles at Alex, and then looks harshly at Bruth. "You are a
> to your people." he says simply.
> > [Ted]
> > *Can you shut this guy up?* Ted asked Koba telepathically. *If a fight
> > starts, I prefer he not cast any spells.*
> > [/Ted]
> > [Koba]
> > Koba shifts his gaze to Ted and gives him a disappointed shake of his
> > Suddenly, he feels just a little bit inadequate.
> > [/Koba]
> > [Carlos]
> > Coolly he asks "What do you want this ring for and what does it look
> > like?"
> > [/Carlos]
> "Ah yes," Bruth says, "a man after my own heart. It is not unlike
> this ring," he
> says, lifting his hand to reveal the dull iron ring, "save that it has
> a single pale
> blue gem set in it, and almost invisible runes set on the inside that
> spell out
> "And now, make up your minds. I have run out of patience."
> Bongo telepathically speaks to the rest of the company. *I think we're
> thinking the same thing. We can't trust him. But he's right, we can't
> here any longer. All of you, nod once if you think we should take him
> Osiris nods once.
> [Lady Frost]
> Lady Frost also nods once.
> [/Lady Frost]
> Aaron Clausen mightymartianca at gmail.com
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