[Taocow PBEM] [Koba, Carlos, Lyle, Talas] Book 3 - Chapter I - Engine Room
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Tue Nov 10 07:28:26 GMT 2009
Lyle slowly stands up and shakes the cobwebs out of his head. He looks
up to see the 2 fish men and raises his hands above his head.
On Sun, Nov 1, 2009 at 3:18 PM, Koba Rowers <koba.rowers at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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>
>> 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]
>> 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.
>> Aaron Clausen
>> mightymartianca at gmail.com
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