[Taocow PBEM] Book 3 - Chapter II (Alex in Sick Bay)
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Sun Jan 3 19:21:29 GMT 2010
ooc: Been a crazy few days but will try to get a response out by tomorrow.
Aaron Clausen wrote:
> Sick Bay is only a short distance from the armory. As Alex walks in,
> she notices several casualties, and a couple of gurneys with bodies
> covered in white blankets. The doctor, the rather horrifying insectoid
> that the company had met when they first entered is efficiently triaging
> patients. He (or it?) looks up and sees Alex. "If you're here to see
> your companion, he is over there." One of his hands points behind
> some curtains.
> Beyond the curtains lays Osiris. He has been bandaged and tended,
> and is hooked up to an IV drip. He seems to be sleeping deeply, but
> when Alex approaches, one eye pops open.
> "I'm old," he says quietly, but with a smile, "but I'm not so old that
> even a Scout could sneak up on me." He struggles to sit up but
> finally gives up.
> "Glad to see you're still around, Alex." he says. "I feel like I've been
> in a dream for a hundred years. No one here has any time for me.
> Tell me, did we reach Rath-Iren? Did we kill the K'murd-faka? I
> hope I just wasn't dead weight. I'd like to get out of this bed and
> be of some use."
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