[Taocow PBEM] Chapter XIX - Rath-Iren

Rich kwnart at gmail.com
Thu Aug 20 23:26:13 BST 2009

[Lyle OOC]
Sorry for the delay.  Lyle will keep an eye on things and if the
coffin thing is making a difference he'll join in, if not, he's
keeping an eye on the demon in order to intercept anything it tries to

On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 10:10 AM, A Gardner<threeplusoneis4 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> [Owen]
> Owen will also pull his rifle and begin firing at the Coffin.
> [/Owen]
> ________________________________
> Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2009 13:24:54 -0400
> From: koba.rowers at gmail.com
> To: taocowpbem at zork.net
> Subject: Re: [Taocow PBEM] Chapter XIX - Rath-Iren
> [Koba]
> Koba hopes the visor on the helmet can shield out the glare as the lights
> get brighter. Hearing Talas' command, he spins and lets loose a burst from
> the rifle into the casket.
> [/Koba]
> On Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 7:10 PM, Troy Imlach <troy_a_i at yahoo.ca> wrote:
>> [GM]
>> The chamber is around and about forty feet in diameter, and
>> ten feet high.
>> The walls and ceiling are made of a beaten bronze-like
>> metal that reflects
>> light along its dimpled surface.  Along the wall, at
>> even intervals, are nine
>> boxes that look a lot like sarcophagi, about seven feet
>> tall.  Eight of the
>> sarcophagi are closed, but one is open.
>> In the center of the chamber is a round stone
>> platform.  There may have
>> been writing on it at one time, but it is so cracked and
>> worn that only
>> the faintest remnant of runic script and perhaps pictures
>> can be seen.
>> Above it is a small hole in the ceiling, no more than an
>> inch wide.  A
>> faint beam of bluish energy exits it and hits the
>> table.  The energy
>> is clearly that of the ley line.
>> Talas and Ted brace the door closed, and beyond can be
>> dimly heard
>> many of the blue devils.  There are shouts, clearly
>> indicating that
>> Raven's trap has caught them.  Soon there are shouts
>> of pain, and then
>> a few blood curdling cries.  Talas and Ted can feel
>> the door shifting
>> even as the cries begin to die down.
>> Instead, they are replaced by a chant; "Imuz-faka...
>> Imuz-k'murd...
>> Imuz-faka... Imuz-k'murd... Imuz-faka... Imuz-k'murd..."
>> The bluish energy coming through the keyhole in the ceiling
>> suddenly
>> brightens many times, and as it hits the polished bronze
>> walls and
>> ceiling, it becomes so bright it is painful to normal human
>> eyes.  Soon
>> it will become damaging to any unprotected eyes, even
>> reptilian eyes
>> like Ted's.
>> On the table, though it can hardly be seen, a humanoid form
>> begins
>> to appear, though oddly shaped, for the legs and torso
>> seem
>> separated from the chest and upper body.  Beyond it,
>> the single
>> open sarcophagus begins to levitate off the ground.
>> The ground is shaking so violently now that the stone floor
>> begins to
>> groan, and hairline fractures begin appearing in the door.
>> Suddenly there is the sound of laughter, vicious, wicked
>> and utterly
>> inhuman.  "Well well well." the voice says.  "All
>> my prey caught in
>> my nest.  Don't worry, I'll be along soon, and then my
>> servants can
>> pick at your bones."
>> [/GM]
> [Talas]
> Talas Yells "There on the Alter! It is the Demon that we spoke of!"
> Talas the noises the empty sarcophagus beginning to move. "The beast must
> need its coffin. We must destroy it, before it can use it!" With that Talas
> braces his back against the door and pull out his P-beam rifle. Talas then
> begins firing at the coffin.
> [/Talas]
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