[Taocow PBEM] [Lady Frost, Alex] Book 3 - Chapter VI - Down Another Rabbit Hole

Kitsune kitsunefx at netzero.net
Mon Aug 15 22:48:12 UTC 2011

Alex takes a deflated breath. Going through so much. Seems like almost 
everybody she knows dies.
"Thank you. I hope he had a good death." There is a stuffiness in her 
voice as if fighting back tears.
Pausing for a moment, "I am Alex Hawk, a simple wilderness scout."

On 08/12/2011 16:08, Aaron Clausen wrote:
> [GM]
> Within moments, the two riders come into view.  One of the riders is 
> wearing body armor styled very much in Medieval fashion, visor pulled 
> down so the face is not visible.  This rider sits atop a very large 
> warhorse.
> The other rider is in somewhat different armor, Medieval in 
> appearance, but differently styled.  More surprising about this rider 
> is that its face is visible and it appears to be a bipedal wolf.  Just 
> as surprising is the rider's horse, a very large cybernetic one.
> Both riders slow to a trot and then stop.  The rider in the helmet 
> lifts the visor to reveal a middle-aged man with a bushy moustache, 
> several old scars on his face and a patch over the right eye.
> "Roit then!" the man says in a thick accent.  "Who be the two o' you, 
> then, eh?  You part of the battle?  Do you know what happened to the 
> missing company?  Speak quick, this damned place makes me skin crawl."
> The wolf-man looks at the other knight.  "I think, Signore Fletcher," 
> he says in an accent that if anything sounds Italian, "that their lost 
> friend and the fallen are one and the same."
> "It is I," the wolf-man says, "who buried the man who lies that mound. 
> He was a Cyberknight, no?  In our land, and in this land of New 
> Camelot, they are held in the highest esteem, and it seemed only 
> proper to I and my companio that he be given a proper burial.  If he 
> was a comrade of yours, then I extend my condolences."
> "I am Father Francisco Montessoro," he continues, "and my companion is 
> Signore... or Sir, excuse my poor English, Sir Edmund Fletcher, Knight 
> of New Camelot.  We are searching for what happened to the lost 
> company.  We found a few of their bodies, but not enough to account 
> for them all, and among them we found the Cyberknight.  But this 
> place, the Faeries have made it their own and it is not safe for those 
> on two legs.  If you can help us, we would be most grateful."
> [/GM]

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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