[Taocow PBEM] [Alex and Oz] Book 3 - Chapter VII - New Camelot

Aaron Clausen mightymartianca at gmail.com
Thu Mar 22 23:04:40 UTC 2012

OOC: Three feet

On 22/03/2012 4:01 PM, Kitsune wrote:
> ooc: Question, how close is the floating eye to Alex?
> That will effect what her next actions are
> On 03/22/2012 16:23, Aaron Clausen wrote:
>> [GM]
>> Alex sees a tall ladder about fifteen feet away. At the bottom is the
>> broken body of a man in overalls laying in a pool of blood, still
>> clutching a squeegee. She makes a dash for it and no one stands in her
>> way.
>> Meanwhile, Oz fires again, and this time [Strikes: 14 and 21] with
>> much better luck. One strikes the man he already hit [Damage: 18MDC],
>> leaving the man's armor little better than rags. The other hits
>> another attacker [Damage: 22MDC], and again, though it damages his
>> armor, he takes no notice.
>> Alex is still climbing up the ladder as Oz makes his third attack
>> [Strikes: 13 and Natural 20!]. The shot from his long pistol strikes a
>> short-haired woman in armor [Damage: 38MDC], leaving her armor little
>> more than tatters, whereas his pump pistol finishes the first attacker
>> [Damage: 11MDC], cutting him in two.
>> Alex is finally at the top of the ladder and sees hiding in the
>> chandelier a disgusting, repellent sight; one of the terrible floating
>> brain things, the gemstone set in the midst of the two hemispheres
>> glowing brightly. She also sees two others, fixated on the action below.
>> Alex takes a strike at it [Strike: 1 critical failure], but misses,
>> and worse, the ladder twists beneath her. At the last possible moment
>> she manages to grab the chandelier [Strike: 27] before the ladder
>> falls, but now finds herself dangling by one hand from a swinging
>> chandelier, her knife in the other.
>> Oz is momentarily distracted by a loud crash from behind him, and sees
>> a tall ladder fall to the ground. Above he sees Alex dangling from a
>> chandelier, and, as awful as it looks, what is clearly a floating
>> brain turning its attention to her. He also notices about four or five
>> of the attackers suddenly stop attacking the King and stand there
>> looking very confused.
>> [/GM]
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Aaron Clausen
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