[Taocow PBEM] Book 3 - Chapter XI - All Together Again!
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Thu Apr 25 17:49:35 UTC 2013
"Ted, I really think you need to say something," Alex states quietly but
just loud enough for others to hear.
On 04/23/2013 15:34, Aaron Clausen wrote:
>>> Jacek looks over to his men and nods.
>>> The three men, dressed in mismatched armor, leap out of their ATV
>>> and begin walking towards the ATV that the little girl is in. They do
>>> not have their weapons drawn, but they look to have pretty twitchy
>>> trigger fingers.
>>> "With your permission..." Jacek says to Oz. He seems to be outright
>>> ignoring anybody else as he reaches to open the door of the ATV...
>>> Louissa looks up to Ted, and then to Vesper and Alex, with an
>>> expression of fear and concern.
>> Ted remained silent, but hopped off the vehicle onto the ground.
>> Oz nods. "Of course." The German gestures to his three adjutants to
>> hang back while he approaches Jacek and his three men. "I would like
>> to see this creature as well."
>> Telepathically, Alex sends, /You have about thirty seconds to tell me
>> exactly what is going on. You are not my commanding officer so I don't
>> have to follow your orders./
> OOC: I'm assuming this is directed at Oz.
>> Walked over and kept the iron ready just in case.
> Jacek opens the rear driver door of the ATV.
> Inside is what appears to be a child, drying blood and scars all over
> her body. A pool of blood lies beneath her on the seat. She is as pale
> as death, her eyelids are lifted, revealing the eyes underneath. The
> pupils are completed dilated.
> Jacek leans in very closely, but does not touch her. After a moment he
> says "This body appears dead. But what does that mean, for
> supernatural creatures?"
> Jacek turns to his men. "Edvard, fetch the can of diesel from the ATV.
> Blackear and Stevens, take a lantern and fetch some wood. Be quick
> about it. I'm sure our new friends have no desire to stay here any
> longer than they have to."
> The three men quickly set about their assigned tasks. Louissa looks on
> hopelessly to Ted and Alex, but both seem heavy in thought.
> A few minutes later, a fairly good pile of dead dry wood has been
> gathered, and the pile has been soaked with diesel.
> [Thodin the Dwarf]
> Thodin looks on in horror. "Friend Miles," he says to his companion,
> "they are going to burn that child!" The Dwarf's hand reaches almost
> instinctively for his energy pistol.
> [/Thodin the Dwarf]
> One of the Borg's men is faster to the draw, and his energy pistol is
> out and pointed straight at the Dwarf. "No no no." the man says.
> "Jacek 'ere's gonna burn a devil, just like the Knight Commander
> "If there are no further objections," Jacek says, "let us get this
> deed done." He leans in to lift the girl...
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