[Taocow PBEM] [Vesper, Oz and Miles] Book 3 - Chapter XIII - The Millennium Druids
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>> The sergeant shouts "For the love of all that's good and holy! Now is
>> a helluva time to let us know. Everyone, you heard Master Vesper,
>> let's get out of here!"
>> They manage to put about thirty feet between themselves and the barge
>> before it is consumed in a huge explosion. Everyone is knocked off
>> their feet [Damage: 3 SDC] and when they recover their senses, where
>> the barge was is a medium-sized crater. Bits of metal and flaming bits
>> of Slaver are falling all around them.
>> The sergeant is livid. "Ma'am," he shouts and Ithdalkal, "you could
>> have bloody well warned of this right away, instead of a little chat
>> about your bloody freedom."
>> The Blind Warrior Woman looks ashamed, but says nothing.
The Blind Warrior Woman nods her assent, but says nothing.
> Oz isn't as visibly angry as the sergeant, but he certainly looks
> displeased as he wipes dirt and soot off his face. "I know I said we
> would be debriefing you, Ithdalkal, but in the future if you are aware
> of any potentially dangerous situations, please inform us beforehand."
"I this thing will do." she replies. "No more danger is here, I think.
You brought much death. It will anger Splynn the Magnificent and his
>> The transport arrives a few minutes later, and some men hop out and
>> begin loading in all the gear they've managed to gather. The Sergeant
>> looks to Oz and Vesper. "Treat her gentle, to be sure, sirs. But I
>> don't like the idea of being in a vehicle with her untied. Permission
>> to bind her hands, at least."
> "There's gentle and there's stupid, sergeant, and I don't intend to be
> the latter. We will bind her hands and keep her under armed guard." He
> looks at Ithdalkal. "We will treat you well, but understand that for
> now you are a prisoner. I will accompany you back to the Tree along
> with my men, and we will debrief you once we arrange a more secure
"Aye sir," the sergeant says. He pulls a rope out of his pack and
walks up to the Blind Warrior Woman. "By yer leave, m'lady." he says,
trying very hard, but not very successfully, to be courteous.
[Thodin the Dwarf]
Thodin the Dwarf looks to his companion, Miles. "I will be glad to see
this Tree, and perhaps some rest." he says. "Miles and I have done a
good deal of wandering."
[/Thodin the Dwarf]
OOC: Unless there is anything further, all the equipment, soldiers and
the PCs get into the transport and head back to the Tree. If anyone
wants to insert anything further, they're welcome to do so.
The rather crowded transport makes its way across the mud-covered
plain back to the Tree. A good deal more cleanup has been done while
everyone was away. For Miles and Thodin, this is their first direct
view of the Tree. It rises thousands of feet into the air and sits
under a great ley line nexus throbbing with energy. There is still
evidence of the Splugorth attack, but the Tree regenerates with
They are directed to park the transport next to some tents. In the
tents is captured Splugorth equipment; some vehicles, weapons and body
armor. And there, as well, is Alex, Louissa, Ted, Jacek the Borg and
the mercenaries now under Oz.
OOC: Joining the group back together again!
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