[Taocow PBEM] Book 3 - Chapter XII - Journey to the Millennium Tree

Karl Prosek karl.prosek at gmail.com
Fri Jul 12 12:55:19 UTC 2013

> Then the next Skycycle appears, and this one doesn't make the same
> mistake the first one did, and comes over a drift all guns blazing,
> hitting two of Jacek's men and one of Oz's [Damage: 22MD] before
> return fire from one of the heavy weapons strikes a hoverjet, doing
> some damage and forcing the pilot to retreat. The two skycycle pilots
> fly very low and disappear over nearby snowdrifts.
> Meanwhile, Alex is facing down the girl/thing, whose eyes are open,
> but says nothing.

"Soldiers up on the crest of the hill, get whatever cover you can from
the oncoming bad guys. Heavies concentrate fire on a single target
until it goes down. Rifles fire at will; concentrate on skycycles if
they try to come over the top again. Scouts, do not engage unless you
think you have cover from any return fire. We need your eyes out

Oz dropped his guns into his holsters and pulled the sniper rifle off
of his back, then went to the top of a hill that wasn't covered in his
own soldiers and burrowed down into the snow. Unfortunately, his black
armor wasn't made to blend in with the white expanse, but it was fully
environmental so the cold and wet didn't bother him as he dug into the

Once he was concealed from the Splugorth's casual vision he powered up
his sight and started sniping, concentrating on taking out the smaller
individual monsters as fast as possible to reduce the number of people
shooting at them.

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