[Taocow PBEM] [Ted, Raven, Owen, Alex] Book 3 - Chapter I - Bridg e
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Seeing the open doorway and the large Brain, Ender will quickly move to get on the Bridge, casting a Mind Bolt at the brain as he moves.
> Date: Tue, 8 Dec 2009 12:23:15 -0800
> From: mightymartianca at gmail.com
> To: taocowpbem at zork.net
> Subject: Re: [Taocow PBEM] [Ted, Raven, Owen, Alex] Book 3 - Chapter I - Bridg e
> > > [GM]
> > > Brian quickly hands the device to Owen, but at that moment the producer of
> > > the swishing sounds come into view. Several plain metal boxes, maybe a
> > > dozen, each about nine inches square
> > >
> > > Both Alex's and Owen's Sixth Sense screams as the boxes come into view.
> > > As they appear the spray out clouds of black gas that within seconds has
> > > anyone without environmental armor or some sort of gas mask choking.
> > > Visibility quickly becomes all but impossible. Then more swishing can be
> > > heard, this time accompanied by gunfire.
> > >
> > > As the gas closes in, Brian is struck in the arm, severing it. He screams
> > > and falls to the ground.
> > > [/GM]
> > [Alex]
> > Alex is going to try a few different settings with her night vision
> > equipment to see if she can see through the gas and stuff. Her helmet
> > popped down as soon as the gas errupted. "Boy, they sure like gas."
> > [/Alex]
> While not perfect, Alex is now more able to see who is firing weapons.
> There are at least a dozen figures. Eight appear to be crew members,
> all wearing the same emotionless expression, firing robotically and
> adequately, but hardly with any expertise.
> The other four are quite different, humanoid beings with scaly,
> fish-like skin, fins in the back, two gangley feet and two long arms
> ending in long, thin hands. Their have large green goggles on their
> eyes. On their backs are some sort of packs with tubes leading
> into their chest cavities. All four are holding large energy rifles, but
> none are firing, seemingly content to let the crew members do the
> One of the fish men can be heard crying "Advansss!", and the crew
> members starting moving through the thick haze.
> Suddenly, behind the party there comes the smell of ozone, and a
> sharp bright flash. It appears the device Brian gave Owen has opened
> a doorway in the side of this pocket dimension, leading, so far as they
> can tell, straight into the sub's bridge. There are crew members manning
> the stations, as well as four armed fish men, but instead of a captain, a
> giant floating brain with three eyes on venous neural-like stalks floats
> in the midst of the bridge. Organic-like tubes poke into and out of various
> points on what would be the frontal lobes and cerebral cortex. There is
> a black orb shoved between the two hemispheres.
> On the sub's view screens can be seen the ocean floor and what appears
> to be a series of domes and connecting tubes. Most of the domes are
> cracked and clearly filled with water, but one has a few lights on.
> At that moment, one of the fish men notices the door way and shouts
> out in a strange, croaky language. "Kwaakhaaarssssaaaa!!!"
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