[Taocow PBEM] Chapter XIX - Rath-Iren
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Sat Aug 8 14:48:31 BST 2009
"Get up, I did not give you permission to die," yells Alex at Osiris,
echoing a drill instructor many years ago. She helps him back to his feet.
Looking at the new knight, the scout tells him, "Give me a hand. he is
one of your order." She will, with or without help, continue backing up
into the chamber indicated.
Aaron Clausen wrote:
> Now that a few of the creatures have demonstrated that the fire
> isn't sufficient to harm at least the armored ones, several more
> leap through.
> The two crewmen lay out covering fire, but one of them is hit by
> a spear that pierces his armor and passes through his throat.
> The other crewman shouts out "Macpherson is down! They've
> broken the line. We've got to get down!" Before he can say
> any more a shimmering arrow hits his arm, pierces the armor,
> and as he tries to pull it out, there's a shockwave that knocks
> Alex, Ted and Owen to the ground. The remaining sub crewman
> has literally been torn to pieces, and the three are covered in
> blood and body parts.
> The ground is now rocking violently, and it's almost impossible
> to stand. Zandeeli shouts "Everyone in the room now! If those
> blue monsters catch us here, we're doomed!"
> Above, even as those at the top of the stairs try to recover from
> the explosion, the first blue dwarfs are on the steps, fearsome
> spears in hand and explosive arrows cocked.
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