[Taocow PBEM] Fwd: Chapter XVI - Into The Southlands
hayden.bayne at gmail.com
Fri May 16 21:29:27 BST 2008
Oops, sent this to just Aaron by mistake:
Begin forwarded message:
>>>> "Don't you have some way of netting him or stunning him with
>>>> magic?" the
>>>> Coalition ranger asks
> "No more than you can stun him with that gun! Complex incantations
> take more time than we had!" she replies testily, then runs over to
> subdue the presumed attacker.
>>> He lifts his hands to ward off another attack, only to reveal that
>>> he is a
>>> she! It's a young woman, and not just any woman, but the mayor of
>>> Peters, who some of the company had met a few nights before at the
>>> and who Talas had had tryst with.
>>> "Pl...please don't hurt me any more." she whimpers. "I only came
>>> to help,
>>> and to be with my beloved."
> Sialillion looks down at the girl, quite taken aback. She just
> zapped the mayor of Fort Peters's daughter. Not good! "Lady
> Louissa! What on earth are you doing here!? I nearly.. I was sure
> you were an agent of..."
> She trails off noticing all eyes on her and the girl she just
> blasted with her energy bolt.
> "Medic!" she cries.
> She looks around guiltily. "We're all jumpy... when I saw her
> jumping towards the launch I was sure she was another agent of the
> Reaver." Then adds in a scolding tone to Louissa, "What are you
> doing sneaking aboard a military vessel anyway!? Our kingdom is in
> flames, invaded by a host of demons, and you're chasing after your
> 'beloved'?" Sialillion is clearly flustered, and her stress and
> exhaustion are showing a chink in her normally cool and collected
> "What man is worth it, girl? You should be with your father! Your
> people need you!" As she speaks she undoes the girl's uniform to
> examine the extent of the damage her spell did, and rummages in her
> backpack for her mini first aid kit.
> "And which of you sailors," she adds, addressing the crew but not
> Talas or her other party members, "led this poor girl here to join
> us on this perilous journey?"
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