[Taocow PBEM] Chapter XVII - On The Border Of Doom
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Thu Oct 30 19:07:55 GMT 2008
Shaken and a little battered from bouncing around the back of the ATV at
high speeds Koba finally gets a good look out the window just in time to see
the path close behind them. Normally, an omnious sign like that would worry
him, but at the moment it seems to be working in their favor. Upon ariving
at the camp site, Koba tries to maintain his motion sickness after such a
ride. Including the boat trip, Koba is wondering if he will ever keep a good
Upon ariving at the grove of trees, Koba spots Sia talking to a faintly
human looking being covered in bark. Looking around and opening himself to
the inate feelings and thoughts of others, he hopes to get a gut feeling
about this new creature or a sense if others dwarf creatures are in the
area. (OOC: Sense Evil). Trying to rack his mind and remember much of his
studies, Koba tries to remember if he has noticed this type of creature
before in his studies. (OOC: Lore). If things apear to be calm, Koba will go
and check on Osiris to see how he made out after the skirmish.
On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 10:07 AM, Aaron Corley <marjannec at netzero.net>wrote:
> "I suddenly feel like Pippin and Merry," the lizard man says to himself as
> he dismounts the ATV. He turns to Talas and the others. "Who are these guys?
> Where are Alex and Sia?"
> -- Aaron Clausen <mightymartianca at gmail.com> wrote:
> As Ted, Amanda, Carlos and Owen race their vehicles, they begin to smell
> and odd odor in the air, almost like spring in a forest, thick humus,
> sprouting plants and young trees. Though they're traveling fast, it's
> almost as if roots are appearing out of nowhere just behind them, tripping
> the blue dwarfs that Amanda called "automatons". Trees seem to lean in,
> branches swinging low.
> In front of them, the forest seems to open up, creating a road. The higher
> branches close as if to block them from being seen. Carlos is forced down
> to near ground level, the branches and leaves far too thick to permit to get
> too much altitude.
> The path seems to be leading them towards the trees that Carlos had
> sighted, and then after a few minutes, the stand of purple trees are in
> view, as well as a giant that looks like half-human, half-tree. Alex and
> Sia are not in sight.
> The tree-man looks at Alex and Sia and says "There, your friends have
> arrived, largely safe and sound. I suggest they cover those vehicles up
> very fast. Your enemies may have lost you, but they'll be on the lookout,
> and I can't keep this all up for much longer. Once everyone is settled in,
> then we can get you into a warm spot and have a bit of a chat."
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