[Taocow PBEM] [Alex, Justin and Vesper] Book 3 - Chapter IX - The Sewers
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Wed Sep 26 13:28:21 UTC 2012
On 09/25/2012 21:31, Aaron Clausen wrote:
> One of the men looks quizzically at Alex and her two companions. She
> notices that their odd little friend is nowhere to be seen.
> "Ain't see no one by that description, ma'am." one of the guards says.
> "Been busy with this desperate lot. Been flooding into the city since
> before dawn. This lot is bandits, hiding out in the woods yonder and
> robbin' these folk. Maybe the folks you're looking for ran up against
> their mates. Under the lead of a no good bastard named Bill Jones. If
> he met up with your mates, aye, I'd say you'd best get shovels, cause
> all you're gonna be gettin' back is their corpses, stripped o' even
> the gold fillings."
> The guards do not seem to have much else to say and soon leave the
> chained man in the with one guard.
> One of the chained-up man leans over in Alex's direction and beckons
> her to approach.
> "Mebbe I see your friends." says one fellow, a grim looking man with
> an eye patch over one eye and a cybernetic eye in the other socket,
> and a face scarred with two crosses carved into one cheek. "Mebbe I
> see a lizard man and a pretty lady in Palace guard's uniforms, runnin'
> across that field towards those woods."
> "Mebbe I have, an' mebbe I knows how t' help 'em." he continues. "But
> if I rot in a New Camelot prison, certain I won't say nothin' about
> it. Up to you."
As soon as the guy suggests that she needs to get him free, she uses
telepathy to eves drop to see what he is thinks. She is not a great
'actress' but can at least school her features.
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