[Taocow PBEM] Book 3 - Chapter II - Koba, Lyle, Ted, Alex, Owen and Raven
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Sat Feb 20 06:37:43 GMT 2010
ooc: Does sixth sense go off or Alex suddenly gets a warming from something?
Aaron Clausen wrote:
> OOC: If any of you want to join Carlos and Talas, just speak up!!!!!
> While Talas and Carlos make their way towards the other end of the access
> passage, the rest of the company, with a little effort, opens the hatch that is
> underwater. The effect is rather like flushing a toilet, a large
> amount of water
> cascades down the vertical shaft. They are nearly swept off their feet and
> down the unlit shaft.
> The shaft is about five feet in diameter, and there is a single ladder leading
> down into the depths below. On the other side is the electrical cable,
> crudely attached to the wall of the shaft. As they descend, they find the
> cold clammy air turning warm and humid. After they have descended about
> thirty feet a dim red light can be glimpsed below. A bit further and they can
> make out the bottom, and another hatch. It's at that moment that they hear
> a reasonable large explosion above, and a considerable amount of shouting
> and screaming.
> When they reach the bottom, they find themselves standing, or wading, in
> over six feet of water. In the hatch is a small window, too fogged up to
> give any details beyond a reddish light beyond.
> It's then that they hear the hatch swing open and see, far above, someone
> or something drop a couple of small round objects into the shaft, clanging
> along the sides as they fall down...
If people are good only because they fear punishment and hope of reward,
then we are a sorry lot indeed -
- Albert Einstein, German-born American Physicist
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