[Taocow PBEM] Book 3 - Chapter V - The Debate
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Thu Nov 10 17:11:39 UTC 2011
On 11/09/2011 15:40, Aaron Clausen wrote:
>>> Louissa frowns. "True enough, but what I've heard of Faeries tells
>>> me we're not safe. Unless Vesper here can guarantee our safety,
>>> I'd soon like to be clear of this forest. It gives me the creeps!"
>>> The chief knight is shaking his head in impatience.
>>> "I will give you my word, Lady Alex." he says. "If you come with
>>> us and you are judged to be imprisoned, then I swear upon my gods
>>> and on the honor of my family that I shall surrender my freedom in
>>> likewise. But you worry about too much. And now, my men and I must
>>> be off. If we hurry, we shall be able to spend the night in the
>>> Baron's Keep near New Bournemouth. Perhaps, Lady Alex, the Baron
>>> shall be able to give you greater assurances than I."
>>> As they speak, they hear what sounds like distant whispering.
>>> Vesper recognizes it immediately as faeries approaching.
>> "The Fey right now don't even recognize any of their big folk allies
>> as worked up as they are but there are methods to avoid their ire, I
>> would hope those methods still work. It sounds like they approach
>> now. We had best be on our way, or turn our clothes inside out or
>> other methods which seem to amuse the little ones enough to leave us
>> be. I've never seen them this worked up though. Whatever decision you
>> make should be quick though, I can try and speak to them they at
>> least know me, if they are hopped up on some fey foods though." he
>> shrugged turning towards the whispering.
>> "Friends it is the Fury, the people with me mean no harm to these
>> woods and are simply traveling through."
> "We know you, but not your companions." several voices call out from
> the shadows of the trees. The noise remains as loud as ever, but does
> not seem to be moving now, as if the Faeries are waiting for something.
>> "We absolutely do not want to be here when those Faeries arrive,"
>> the lizard man says knowingly. "I vote we go with these knights."
> "As do I." Louissa says.
> Koba, Owen and Carlos all nod their agreement as well.
> "It's up to you Alex." Koba says. "These do seem like good people,
> The lead knight is at the end of his patience. "We wait no longer.
> Lady Alex, I leave your next move in your hands."
> With that he orders his men to pick up the stretchers and make all
> haste for the forest's edge, which he judges to be due west. With
> military precision his men do as they are commanded and start moving out.
ooc: Sorry, I have been pretty busy
"With your assurances, sir knight, I will take a chance," Alex responds.
Her eyes will lock onto his eyes.
She will get her gear ready to travel.
He movements are more casual, as a scout, but still cautious are careful
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