[Taocow PBEM] Chapter XVIII - Into The Heart Of Darkness
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Fri Feb 13 18:40:39 GMT 2009
Shaken and a little startled by the sudden appearance of these natural
demons, Koba quickly pops through the roof of the ATV and grabs a hold of
the mounted weapon (OOC: I dont remember what ATV has which weapon mounted)
and swings the barrel towards the closest of the two monsters. He squeezes
the trigger and tries to track the muzzle with the monster through the
weapon's muzzle flash.
It has reached the point where even the ground and the earth that the group
is traveling on is set against them. (OOC: Lore check for Demon's/Monsters?)
On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 11:27 PM, Troy Imlach <troy_a_i at yahoo.ca> wrote:
> Kowing that the group can not aford a prolonged fight in the open, Talas
> decids to scare off these demons rather that taking the time to kill them.
> Talas casts Banishment, in the hope of driving some of the demons out of the
> --- On Mon, 2/9/09, Aaron Clausen <mightymartianca at gmail.com> wrote:
> > From: Aaron Clausen <mightymartianca at gmail.com>
> > Subject: Re: [Taocow PBEM] Chapter XVIII - Into The Heart Of Darkness
> > To: taocowpbem at zork.net
> > Received: Monday, February 9, 2009, 6:55 PM
> > OOC: This is the post for Koba, Owen, Carlos, Talas, Ted,
> > Sia, Alister and
> > Louissa.
> > [GM]
> > While Lady Frost and Alex lead the small Elf army away, one
> > of the Elves, a
> > young woman in simple clothing of green and brown
> > introduces herself.
> > "I am Maiea," she says in accented American.
> > "I have been commanded to lead
> > you by the hidden ways. We must make good speed. You will
> > take your...
> > vehicles, yes." It's clearly not a question.
> > In short order, the vehicles are driving due south, away
> > from the town and
> > the marching army. Maiae orders Carlos to keep close to
> > the ground, fearing
> > that there might even be spies here.
> > Within about fifteen minutes they've come to the tall
> > earthen "defensive"
> > wall, and the southern border of the Republic. A few
> > guards are posted at a
> > narrow gate, barely big enough to let the vehicles through,
> > and then they
> > have left the small nation.
> > The land beyond is much as the army will see a couple of
> > hours later, filled
> > with tall, forboding stands of trees and ruins. There are
> > no high mounds,
> > but after about a half an hour of careful driving, they
> > come upon a vast
> > plain, blackened and dead, without any sign of plants or
> > animals. At the
> > edge of site, can be seen the glinting of the river.
> > "The Black Plain..." Maiae says in a hushed tone.
> > "We must cross, but let
> > us do it quickly."
> > Despite Maiae's obvious fear, nothing particularly
> > awful happens when they
> > drive on to the plain. The ground is rough and rocky, and
> > the black color
> > seems to be nothing more than blackened stumps and plants,
> > perhaps from a
> > recent brushfire.
> > Suddenly the ground begins to shake horribly, and a
> > powerful, cold wind
> > blows. Right in front the company rises threee whirlwinds
> > of blackened dirt
> > that within moments form into three giant, vaguely humanoid
> > figures with
> > massive arms and legs that terminate in hands and feet that
> > look more
> > massive blocks of stone. Each stands about ten feet tall.
> > They leap
> > forward, intent on smashing the vehicles and whoever are in
> > them.
> > [/GM]
> > [Initiative]
> > Louissa - 20
> > Monster 1 - 18
> > Koba - 14
> > Alister - 13
> > Ted - 12
> > Talas - 11
> > Monster 2 - 9
> > Carlos - 8
> > Sialillion - 6
> > Monster 3 - 5
> > Monster 4 - 3
> > Monster 5 - 2
> > Owen - 1
> > [/Initiative]
> > Combat Round #1...
> > [Louissa]
> > Louissa pops her head out of the ATV she is in and opens
> > fire [Strike: 7],
> > firing a spray at the monsters, hitting to of them [Damage:
> > 11MD].
> > [/Louissa]
> > [Monster 1]
> > The first of these strange giants simply leaps on to the
> > hood of the first
> > ATV, damaging the hood with its huge block-like feet
> > [Damage: 10MD] and
> > overcoming the suspension, knocking everyone around inside.
> > [/Monster 1]
> > OOC: Carry on...
> > --
> > Aaron Clausen mightymartianca at gmail.com
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