[Taocow PBEM] [Koba, Justin, Ted, Carlos, Owen, Louissa] Book 3 - Chapter VI - Down Another Rabbit Hole OOC
mightymartianca at gmail.com
Tue Aug 9 23:15:21 UTC 2011
OOC: Louissa is also panic stricken...
On Tue, Aug 9, 2011 at 16:06, Aaron Clausen <mightymartianca at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> "I found the door." the girl snivels pathetically. "I was poking
>>> around and found it and opened it. That was days ago, I don't know
>>> how long. I heard people here, but I was scared. Then the lizard
>>> man... he found me, and started talking crazy things about some
>>> 'other' and about finding it. Then he pointed a gun at me and made
>>> me get in the cell and said he'd leave me here forever!"
>>> She begins weeping again. "Oh please, miss, let me out of here!
>>> I'm scared and I'm hungry and I missy my mommy!"
>>> "Okay, little one." Louissa says gently. "Just settle down. I've
>>> got to talk to my companions."
>>> She gestures for everyone else to move out of earshot. "Listen,"
>>> she says quietly, "maybe Owen can't sense anything weird, but it's
>>> still weird to me. What do we do? I don't want to leave a little
>>> girl to die, but I sure don't want to free some demon just because
>>> we can't sense anything wrong with it."
>>> She looks at Ted squarely. "What do you want us to do. You said
>>> she's really an old woman. What did the old woman say?"
>> The lizard man thinks for a moment and then turns to the girl. "All
>> right. We will let you out, but if you betray us, you will not see
>> daylight again."
> The little girl nods, sniffling and wiping the tears from her eyes. "Maybe
> you're not such a big meanie after all." she says.
>> Koba grabs Ted's shoulder and stops him. "If you didn't put her in
>> there we shouldn't take her out. I don't want this one to turn out to
>> either commune with or actually be a demon as well."
>> "I know and I agree, but..." The lizard man glared at the girl for a
>> moment. "She knows something--something vital to our survival--that
>> she is not telling us."
> Louissa gives Ted another hard look. "Maybe you're going to need to share
> what you and her talked about."
>> As the others are discussing the matter, Justin appears to go into
>> some sort of trance. The trance is very abruptly ended as claws his
>> armor's faceplate open just in time to messily lose his lunch all
>> over the floor. As soon as he recovers enough to do so, he recoils
>> backwards from the cell, and yells "Get away from the cell!" as he
>> comes to rest against the far wall.
>> Ted backs away quickly.
> [Carlos and Owen]
> As do Carlos and Owen, who immediately pull out their guns and point them at
> the girl.
> [/Carlos and Owen]
> Louissa follows suit. "What did you see, Sir Justin?" she asks nervously.
> "I'm looking at a tearful little girl, what are you looking at."
> Suddenly the air around the little girl seems to shimmer, and then standing
> there is an old woman, human in appearance, but with pale flesh, long white
> hair down to the ground, her mouth like a jagged maw in a sea of wrinkles.
> "Why don't you tell them, Ted Smythe!" she screams angrily. "Tell them why
> you need to free me!"
> Then the air seems to shimmer again, and this time facing the company is a
> horrifying create, like an octopus with too many eyes (at least eight) and
> too many tentacles (more than twenty, most long and spindly, but three or
> four looking thick and strong), and with mottled yellowish glowing skin. It
> stands about man-height and the main body is perhaps a little wider than the
> average man. Beyond even its appearance, an almost tangible atmosphere of
> horror exudes from the cell.
> Carlos keeps his calm, but Koba, Ted and Owen find their knees knocking.
> "Free me, and I will aid you." a voice that sounds somewhere between gravel
> rubbing together and a thunderstorm says. "Ted Smythe will die if you do
> Aaron Clausen
> mightymartianca at gmail.com
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