[Taocow PBEM] [Koba, Carlos, Lyle, Talas] Book 3 - Chapter I - Engine Room

Koba Rowers koba.rowers at gmail.com
Sun Nov 1 23:18:16 GMT 2009


Stunned from the sudden fall, Koba shakes his head to clear his vision just
enough to see the two fish D-bees standing above him. Looking at the others
to see if they are alright he slowly makes his way to his feet and helps
Carlos and Talas up. He drops his weapon and lets it fall loose on the
strap. In a hushed wisper he says, "That didn't work. Anyone else have
another idea?"


On Fri, Oct 30, 2009 at 3:31 PM, Aaron Clausen <mightymartianca at gmail.com>wrote:

> OOC: We'll continue this on as much as possible...
> > > [GM]
> > > Lyle leads Koba, Carlos and Talas up towards the aft engine room.  The
> > > going is very slow, basically climbing.  They pass their original
> > > quarters and Koba has a chance to grab his belongings.
> > >
> > > They, like their compatriots below, pass several hatches and
> > > corridors, but there is no sign of anyone.  It takes a good fifteen
> > > minutes to reach the engine room.  The waterproof doors have been
> > > closed, and strangely sealed by a pink bulbous and very organic
> > > looking material. A single very large but still human-looking eye sits
> > > in the middle of the material.
> > >
> > > Suddenly two hatches open up on either side of the four adventurers.
> > > Beyond are dark corridors, which Lyle knows lead to the aft storage
> > > bays.  A strong breeze comes from both directions that smells vaguely
> > > of rotting flesh.  From both corridors there are flapping sounds that
> > > are getting louder...
> > > [/GM]
> > [Koba]
> > The flapping sounds comming from the neerby room are quite
> > unexpected. With others in the group clad in armor, Koba will
> > back away from the two side doors and next to the others. "I
> > bet it won't like this." Koba states as he fires off a shot aimed
> > at the eye of the door. [Strike: Natural 1 - critical failure]
> > [/Koba]
> [GM]
> Somehow Koba's energy rifle slips out of his hand just as he pulls
> the trigger.  The floor beneath him is blow away [Damage: 20MD], and
> he falls through.  The other three only have a moment to look at each
> other before the the whole section of floor beneath them gives away.
> When they come to their senses, they are lying in a heap in a very
> cramped access space.
> Above them they see two horrifying creatures, scaly like fish,
> but upright walkers with large frog-like eyes, fins in the back,
> two gangley feet and two long arms ending in long, thin, six-
> fingered hands.  Both are holding strange-looking but still
> recognizable energy rifles.  On their backs are packs with
> tubes leading from them into their chest cavities.
> "Gwetttt upppp nowghh." one of them says in a thick accent
> one might expect from a goldfish if they could talk.
>  [/GM]
> --
> Aaron Clausen
> mightymartianca at gmail.com
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