[Taocow PBEM] [Alex, Vesper, Louissa and Ted????] Book 3 - Chapter X - The Quest For Louissa
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Wed Feb 27 07:56:55 UTC 2013
On 02/21/2013 15:24, Aaron Clausen wrote:
>>> Ted's super-strength is more than enough to tip the vehicle back over.
>>> Other than some scrapes, and a few points of damage where the energy
>>> rifle fire hit the vehicle, it looks good.
>>> And just in the nick of time. Out from around the tent where Ted and
>>> Louissa had stolen this ATV, another nearly identical ATV races out,
>>> someone hastily manning the railgun and aiming it at the company.
>>> "Anyone else want to drive?" Louissa shouts.
>> Ted will get to the turret as quickly as possible and disable the other
>> ATV's tires. [Strike: 4].
> Ted misses, the rail gun fire shredding the tent that the ATVs had
> been parked in instead.
>> Alex loads a tear gas grenade into her grenade launcher, "Make a dog leg."
>> As soon as the window of the vehicle is revealed, she fires a tear gas
>> grenade into the cab. [Strike: 21]
> Alex's shot does significantly better. The tear gas canister makes it
> through the window and bursts inside the vehicle. All of a sudden the
> inside of the vehicle becomes a cloud of white gas. The vehicle veers
> and then crashes into a wood pile, the driver and two other people
> leaping out, coughing and hacking.
>> Secures things on the inside of the vehicle. Also maintaining watch on the
> The girl remains unconscious, but if Vesper's eyes are not mistaken,
> her wounds are quickly healing.
> Louissa shrugs. "Alright, I guess I'm still driving." She hops back
> into the drivers seat and restarts the ATV, and steers at moderate
> speeds [OOC: 35mph] towards the pile of stones that had been pointed
> out to her.
> She slows down as the ATV approaches the wall of mist.
> "Okay!" she says. "Somebody said something about a flashlight or
> lantern or torch or something. I was unconscious when they brought me
> here, so I have no idea."
> As she speaks, the party hears a distant series of explosions that
> sound a lot like heavy weapons fire, followed by what sounds like a
> large amount of rock and dirt collapsing in a landslide. The direction
> is impossible to tell, however.
As soon as she gets a moment (probably just before the explosion), Alex
will call on her armor radio to everybody else, "Hawk to nestlings, I am
with our two lost friends."
When she hears the explosion, "What is that?"
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