[Taocow PBEM] Chapter XIX - Rath-Iren
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Sun Jul 26 20:23:09 BST 2009
"Hey, you know there are hordes of blue dwarfs on their way in here."
Alex states but stops before she adds anything else. When she continues,
she asks, "What is going on?"
She is still lugging Osiris with her.
Aaron Clausen wrote:
> Even as Koba radios, he hears Alex's transmission "Any suggestions?"
> Koba's makeshift periscope gives a reasonable view of the room, which is
> a round chamber about forty feet in diameter, and ten feet high. The walls
> and ceiling are made of a beaten bronze-like metal that reflects Zandeeli's
> flashlight 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.
> Standing in the room are three figures; a young brunette haired woman,
> a young man who looks to be a Cyberknight, and another man, African
> by appearance, in what looks like some sort of medieval armor with a
> lion crest emblazoned on it. This man points straight at the periscope
> and says in an unfamiliar accident "We have company."
> It is at that moment that the rest of the company arrives at the top of the
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