[Taocow PBEM] Chapter XV - The Demon's Minions

Aaron Clausen mightymartianca at gmail.com
Thu Mar 20 19:53:35 GMT 2008

> > > [Carlos]
> > > Coolly he asks "What do you want this ring for and what does it look
> > > like?"
> > > [/Carlos]

> > [GM]
> > "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 K-M-R-D-F-K-D-K-R."
> >
> > "And now, make up your minds.  I have run out of patience."
> > [/GM]

> > [Bongo]
> > Bongo telepathically speaks to the rest of the company.  *I think we're all
> > thinking the same thing.  We can't trust him.  But he's right, we can't wait
> > here any longer.  All of you, nod once if you think we should take him out.*
> > [/Bongo]

> > [Osiris]
> > Osiris nods once.
> > [/Osiris]

> > [Lady Frost]
> > Lady Frost also nods once.
> > [/Lady Frost]

> [Ted]
> Ted nods once too.
> [/Ted]

> [Koba]
> Koba nods once.
> [/Koba]

> [Sia]
> A moment of hesitation, then Sialillion nods once.
> She readies herself mentally to cast her Energy Field spell as a form-
> fitting bubble around the group as soon as either side makes a move.
> [/Sia]

> [Talas]
> Talas nods once.
> [/Talas]

> [Carlos]
> Carlos says again, "Assuming we can find this ring, what will you do
> with it?", ever making sure his head doesn't nod. He starts to lower his
> weapon.
> [/Carlos]

Bruth seems unaware of the nodding heads among his audience, focusing
instead on Carlos.

"Oh, set myself up a bit better than this little kingdom on the edge of
desolation can manage." he replies.

> [Koba]
> Koba focuses on Bruth and projects a mental image into his head of
> his arms becoming heavy and unusable. When his attempt is complete,
> he screams "Now!"
> [/Koba]

Bruth's hands fall to his side.  A look of consternation and then fear
crosses his face.  "You'll die..." he shouts.  Heedless of everything
else, he awkwardly goes to run back through the garage door to the

The two prisoners begin cackling.

OOC: The Irony Games dice server is down again, so I've had to hand
roll these.  All bonuses have been taken into account.  For those that
tied, I just did a run-off roll to determine who came out first.

Bongo - 20
Bruth - 17
Ted - 17
Sia - 16
Carlos - 14
Osiris - 14
Alex - 12
Talas - 12
Alister - 10
Talas - 8
Lady Frost - 5

Bongo jumps at Bruth in a clumsy leap attack which merely catches
Bruth's shoulder, while Bongo himself lands unspectactularly on his

Bruth shouts "Exad el katra!"  His iron ring shines as bright as a
sun, and a shadow appears above Bongo's head.

Bongo cries "I'm cold!" as he tries to scramble away.  In an instant
Bongo's body fades and is gone.

OOC: Let the combat continue...

Aaron Clausen mightymartianca at gmail.com

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