[Taocow PBEM] Book 3 - Chapter III

Aaron Clausen mightymartianca at gmail.com
Fri Aug 13 19:01:10 BST 2010

> > [GM]
> > As the hatch to the submarine is shut, the boat can faintly
> > be heard racing off.
> >
> > Thirty seconds turns into twenty seconds, twenty seconds, and
> > everyone is moving through the airlock.
> >
> > Ten seconds and the last of the party are moving out of the
> > airlock.
> >
> > Five seconds, and the airlock hatch is sealed with a loud hiss.
> >
> > Through one of the windows the boat, now several hundred feet
> > away can be seen exploding in a violent plume.  The lights scan
> > the area for a few more minutes, then move away.
> >
> > The company is now in a cold, dark, dank sub, its crew
> > somewhere in some sort of hibernation.
> > [/GM]

> [Ted]
> "I vote we split up," Ted suggests. "Half of us go fore, the other
> half go aft. We can meet back here in an hour. Objections?"
> [/Ted]

> [Koba]
> "Sounds like a good idea Ted. First thing we need to do is see
> if we can get an idea of who's ship this is and if they are still here
> somewhere. Keep an eye out for them. I'll stay here and look at
> these monitors to see if I can learn anything about how much life
> support we have for all of us."
> [/Koba]

> [Ted]
> "Thanks, Koba. Owen, can you sense where the passengers are
> located right now?"
> [/Ted]

> [Carlos] Carlos will watch the techies do their work, but rifle in
> hand, always jittery, in case something bad happens.
> [/Carlos]

> [Alex]
> "I doubt the boat is that large," states Alex. "I don't think we should
> be out of contact that long. I would suggest twenty minutes."
> [/Alex]

> [Owen]
> "It should be quick, looking at the size of this sub.  I'll head with
> those headed aft."
> [/Owen]

> [Ted]
> "That will work," Ted replies. "I will lead the team going forward. Who
> is with me?"
> [/Ted]

In the end Ted takes Alex and Carlos with him, while Owen takes Lyle and
Louissa with him.  Koba and Osiris remain on the bridge.

Aaron Clausen
mightymartianca at gmail.com

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