[Taocow PBEM] Book 3 - Chapter XV - Wales

Aaron Clausen mightymartianca at gmail.com
Wed Jul 16 19:40:30 UTC 2014

>>>> [GM]
>>>> There's a whistle, and the figures stop advancing. Suddenly one of the
>>>> figures advance into view. It is a dwarf in what looks to be camouflage
>>>> armor similar to Oz's. The dwarf raises a hand and says "If you are
>>>> Splugorth, I did, but so do you. Name yourselves." The voice is female.
>>>> "Are you invaders or friends?"
>>>> [/GM]

>>> [Vesper]
>>> "Were not of the Splugorth. Who are you ?"
>>> [/Vesper]

>>> [Alex]
>>> The ex-Coalition ranger keeps quiet at the moment and lets Vesper speak.
>>> She will keep a count on where the Dwarves are in case this becomes a
>>> hairball
>>> [/Alex]

>>> [Oz]
>>> Like Alex, Oz remains silent and hidden, letting Vesper speak for them
>>> and keep the dwarves' attention. He does draw his shotgun off his
>>> back, though, slowly and as silently as he can manage.
>>> [/Oz]

>>> [Ted]
>>> Ted keeps his rifle ready, but lowered, while listening to the exchange.
>>> [/Ted]

>> [GM]
>> The answer is a few tense moments in coming. "We are what's left of
>> the defenders of this settlement." the female dwarf answers. "We are
>> preparing are final assault. Doubtless we shall die in the battle, but
>> our death will be glorious."
>> Another dwarf, who sounds rather young, pipes up "Unless you've got
>> some better idea!"
>> [/GM]

> [Vesper]
> "We were going to see if we could help out but the Splugorths' numbers
> are too many. Unless you have some intelligence on their numbers, and
> the forces that are in there I am afraid we arrived too late."
> [/Vesper]

The rest of the dwarfs, thirteen in total, walk out into the open.

The female dwarf, who seems to be the leader, thinks for a moment. "We
have a number of secret entrances. We don't know precisely what it
looks like on the inside of the walls. Perhaps, if you would work with
us, we could at least get some idea of how many Splugorth are here. We
know a number of units left a short while ago, heading back eastward
towards England."

As the female dwarf speaks, Oz's sergeant radios him. *Sir, we have
three dwarfs here who are requesting our assistance under a mutual
defense treaty. I can't say if New Camelot even has such a treaty with
these people."

Aaron Clausen
mightymartianca at gmail.com

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