[Taocow PBEM] Book 3 - Chapter VIII - New Camelot
karl.prosek at gmail.com
Tue Jun 26 12:10:16 UTC 2012
OOC: Can Oz hit the yellow tentacle around the energy field or is the
field in the way?
On Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 7:18 PM, Aaron Clausen
<mightymartianca at gmail.com> wrote:
> OOC: Again I apologize for the late post. I've been so busy on
> multiple fronts I didn't get a chance until today to get the next post
>>> Alex gets a better look at who is in the vehicle, and to her
>>> amazement, it looks very much like Ted driving, and it is clearly
>>> Louissa, with an odd, almost apologetic look on her face. And, sitting
>>> in the back seat, is that strange little girl they had picked up back
>>> at the ancient dwarf fortress.
>>> As Alex, Oz and Justin run forward, the vehicle lurches into reverse,
>>> and then makes for the gate again, attempting to avoid Vesper's energy
>>> field. The gate doesn't look like it will close in time, though the
>>> sound of several emergency vehicles can be heard approaching.
>> Vesper rolls his eyes really ?
>> He casts another energy field the gate to help protect the portion that is not yet closed.
>> Not placing it in the way but before the gate so the gate can shut.
> Again the vehicle is stopped by Vesper's energy field.
>> Oz stands just inside the gate, guns raised and ready to fire in case
>> the vehicle gets around the energy field.
>> Confused but still realizing something is not right, Alex fires a
>> concussion grenade under the front of the vehicle so that it hopefully
>> loses control. At the same time, she will take a look for a hover
>> vehicle, which she can drive, just in case.
>> "Really need to get some flash-bang grenades," she tells herself.
> The concussion grenade hits just as the driver stops the vehicle.
> Between Vesper's energy field and the grenade's effects, there seems
> little chance of escape now. Four soldiers are already pulling their
> guns and shouting "Hands in the air, now!" and at least a dozen are
> running towards it.
> Alex spies four other hover vehicles in the immediate vicinity [OOC:
> No more than fifty feet away].
> Justin looks to Oz. "I think that's that then..."
> And then, quite suddenly, there's a bright flash and a loud boom. The
> guard's are knocked back, there's a moment's blindness and confusion,
> followed by a thick cloud of black smoke surrounding the vehicle.
> Oddly enough it cannot penetrate Vesper's energy field, and terminates
> there like ink hitting the outside of a glass jar. There's a hint of
> movement within the cloud, a flash of what looks like a yellowish
> oozing tentacle here and there and a sound like someone smashing
> Aaron Clausen
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