[Taocow PBEM] Book 3 - Chapter III

Rich kwnart at gmail.com
Fri Jul 2 03:18:49 BST 2010


Using the cover fire, Lyle will close in on the boat as fast as he can
and try to engage apeman with his dual psi sword and sheild until
people can get closer.

"Cover me!"


On Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 7:15 PM, Koba Rowers <koba.rowers at gmail.com> wrote:
> [Koba]
> "We need to get out of here. I am not dealing with slavers today." With
> that, Koba will make a move towards the boat in an attempt to take control
> of the boat.
> [/Koba]
> On Jun 25, 2010, at 2:29 PM, Aaron Clausen <mightymartianca at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> OOC: Missed a little bit.
>>> [GM]
>>> As the grenade flies into the air, Alex is able to get a reasonable
>>> picture of their surroundings.  She can see, with IR, the squad that
>>> just fired at Koba moving quickly down the road towards the beach.
>>> She can see the narrow rocky margin that sits between the bottom
>>> of the cliffs and the water, and can see that it will offer no safe
>>> escape either, there is another squad moving down it towards the
>>> company, as well as some sort of small gun boat moving parallel
>>> to the beach.
>>> The whole scene seems dismal until she catches a glimpse through
>>> the mists of an escape route, one only visible because of a slight
>>> shift in the wind.  A very narrow (no wider than a couple of feet) path
>>> that leads up the cliffs directly north of them.  There's no sign of the
>>> enemy, but the path is clearly damp from sea spray and fog.  The
>>> entire path is not visible, but perhaps about 2,000 feet away she
>>> can again see what must be the path, now some six hundred feet
>>> above the crashing waves, no wider than it was before, but leading
>>> down into what looks like a small protected cove, where what look
>>> like a couple of fishing boats are moored.
>>> [/GM]
>>> OOC: I'm assuming Alex communicates this to her companions.
>>> [Louissa]
>>> "We've got to go that way!" she says.  "It's are only chance.  Where's
>>> Koba?"
>>> [/Louissa]
>> [GM]
>> One of the landing craft has now touched bottom and several ape
>> creatures leap out.  Suddenly, out of nowhere, a friendly aircraft strafes
>> the boat and several of the ape-men fall.  The boat itself is damaged, but
>> still appears to be seaworthy, with only a couple of defenders left on
>> board.
>> [/GM]
>> OOC: I'll give everyone until next Tuesday to decide whether they want
>> to take Alex's path or try for the landing craft.
>> --
>> Aaron Clausen
>> mightymartianca at gmail.com
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