[Taocow PBEM] Book 3 - Chapter XVI - Assault on the Kydians

Kitsune kitsunefx at netzero.net
Tue Dec 9 20:42:45 UTC 2014

"Vesper, you can still teleport us out of here?"
At the same time, the ex Coalition scout fires another shot at the barge 
if she has a target

On 12/8/2014 13:07, Aaron Clausen wrote:
>>> [GM]
>>> ...
>>> The prisoners are, for the moment, free of any guards. However, the
>>> slaver barge is approaching, and more boots can be heard approaching,
>>> indicating the element of surprise has now expired.  Vesper can clearly
>>> see what looks like a half a dozen Kydians approaching from the east 
>>> (to
>>> Vesper and Alex's left).  The Slaver barge wastes no time and opens 
>>> fire
>>> on the building [Damage: 40 MD], and quite suddenly Alex and Vesper,
>>> while not injured in blast, find themselves crashing through the 
>>> interior
>>> of the building.
>>> Oz and Ithdalkal are caught in the collapse as well, and all four find
>>> themselves moments later under a lot of dust and rubble.
>>> Meanwhile, Ted and his small army of dwarfs can now see more Kydians
>>> approaching, even as the remaining Kydian prison guard seems ready 
>>> to go
>>> down fighting against Ted.  As this is going on, everyone is pelted by
>>> debris from the collapse of the building.
>>> [/GM]
>> [Vesper]
>> Vesper coughs and looks around blinking. He checks for Alex to make sure
>> she is ok.  Taking a moment or two to recover.  He looks around to 
>> get his
>> bearings and look for a place to transport them.  "The others, they were
>> below us ?" He looks to see if there is any movement.  In the debris. 
>> "Alex be ready with that cannon of yours be very ready."
>> OOC: How far away is the slaver. Also how far away is a place of cover ?
>> [/Vesper]
> OOC: The Slaver is about two hundred to three hundred feet away.
>> [Ted]
>> The plan is the first casualty in any battle, Ted reminds himself as he
>> returns fire on the Kydians.
>> [/Ted]
> [GM]
> Ted and his small army of dwarfs manage to hold the Kydians off. Three of
> the dwarfs are hit, one of them fairly badly, much of the armor on his 
> side
> blown off by a lucky shot.
> Skarn turns to Ted. "I do not think we can hold off much longer. You 
> need to
> get your cold iron and then we need to retreat."
> The prisoners, unarmed, are ducking for cover where they can.
> [/GM]
>> [Oz]
>> Oz rolls over and pushes debris off. His filters were more than a match
>> for any dust in the air, so his voice was steady, if a little fast from
>> the adrenalin of surviving the crash.  "Ted, get those dwarves 
>> inside.  We
>> need to recover whatever cold iron we can and get the hell out of 
>> here! Ask the rescuers where we can meet them, somewhere under cover."
>> As he helps Ithdalkal up out of the rubble he turns on the speakers 
>> in his
>> helmet.  "Alex, Vesper.  Are you somewhere in this mess, too?"
>> [/Oz]
>> [Vesper]
>> "Were here, a bit banged up but here."
>> [/Vesper]
> [GM]
> One of the dwarfs shouts "Third building down. Code is one zero zero nine
> five four two!"
> The slaver barge is getting closer, and two others can now be seen rising
> from other parts of the town.
> [/GM]

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