[Taocow PBEM] [Ted, Alex, Louissa, Jacek the Borg and Co.] Book 3 - Chapter XIII - The Millennium Druids
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Alex does like Louissa but decided to be clunt, "Did you not expect your
parents to be angry when you departed? Not just a wilderness farm girl
who joining the military was her best choice. How I got here, I have no
clue. Luckily, Lone Star is not likely to take it on my parents for
something that happened while I was serving Chi town and not even the LT."
She smiles, "Thing I am afraid of is that they have been attacked by
monsters at their farm. In such a case, I would want to go home. Problem
is that the Coalition would likely execute me if I they found out I came
home and could never get home to help anyway. If I was not an ocean
away, my opinion might change. Even if I could send them message, I
might consider things a bit differently."
"Now, where exactly are we going to need to go to help Ted," the red
headed scout asks. "This seems to be a problem we can at least try to
On 08/30/2013 00:37, Aaron Clausen wrote:
> > [Louissa]
> > Louissa leans over and peers within the glowing ball. The rest of
> the company can see images flicker through it, but they cannot make
> out anything clearly.
> > [/Louissa]
> >> [Alex]
> >> The scout enjoys the feeling of refreshment. Curious how the dagger
> >> is feeling.
> >> [/Alex]
> "Any idea how it works?" the lizard man asks while watching the
> activity in the stone.
> The elfish druid smiles. "I'm afraid its operation is not my
> particular area of expertise. It can only work at or near a nexus, and
> its powers are like an incredibly powerful form of astral projection."
> Joining them, the ranger stated, "Not much of an expert at magic
> myself. Don't know if I should use it myself. Little nervous that my
> family could be in trouble. Not that there is any reason why but the
> rest of my platoon are dead or scattered everywhere."
> "She said this orb can do that," Ted reminds Alex, silently adding
> that, if works for her, it might work for him as well. He could think
> of at least two friends he had not seen in far too long.
> [Jacek the Borg]
> The Borg seems distrustful of the whole thing. "I will deal with such
> powers when I have to. I do not see that I have to right now."
> He turns around begins scanning the surroundings.
> [/Jacek the Borg]
> Louissa finally steps away from the orb. She is wiping tears from eyes.
> "My father is fine, but very angry and worried." she says. "The king
> of Poughkeepsie desires my return, and they have just received word of
> my disappearance from his ambassador in New Camelot. I miss them a
> lot, but I do not want to be a caged bird."
> She rubs her eyes. "I saw other things too." She looks at Ted, as if
> wanting to say something, but then shakes her head. "I think we should
> push northward and find Ted's cure."
> "Will you look?" the elf asks. "If not, we can remain or we can go, as
> you wish."
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