[Taocow PBEM] Book 3 - Chapter XVII - Return to Hoburn Hill
kitsunefx at netzero.net
Fri Apr 10 23:12:37 UTC 2015
ooc: This is what is written in the book
Mega-Damage: A single shot inflicts 4D6 M.D. A triple-pulse
shot does 1D6x10+10 M.D. (counts as one melee attack, but
does not get the special targeting bonuses).
On 4/10/2015 18:33, Aaron Clausen wrote:
> OOC: Whoops! That's x3 isn't it?
> On Fri, Apr 10, 2015 at 3:19 PM, Kitsune <kitsunefx at netzero.net> wrote:
>> ooc: Three shot burst is 1D6x10+10 for the JA-12?
>> On 4/10/2015 15:25, Aaron Clausen wrote:
>>> OOC: Many apologies. I had intended to send this out on Thursday, but
>>> ended up instead in a ophthalmologist's office dealing with bleeding
>>> in the retina of my left eye. I hope that's sufficient excuse. At any
>>> rate, we plug on.
>>>>> As Ted races towards Louissa and her captors, they react to
>>>>> missed shot. The humanoid carrying Louissa keeps running
>>>>> towards the compound surrounding the pyramid, while the
>>>>> other three stop, drop to their knees, pull out some sort of
>>>>> guns and open fire on the hillside.
>>>>> Alex, Oz and Vesper are forced to duck for cover as bluish
>>>>> bolts of energy strike the trees and brush, which explode
>>>>> and burst into flames.
>>>>> By this point Ted, with his incredible mutant speed, is
>>>>> already at the bridge as they take aim at him. The three
>>>>> enemies are about 600 or 700 feet from Ted, the lone captor
>>>>> carrying Louissa is over a thousand feet away, and only a
>>>>> couple of hundred from the wall.
>>>>> As Louissa's captor approaches the wall a gate swings open
>>>>> to allow it and Louissa in.
>>>> Alex will accept some risk of having fire returned to her.
>>>> Always seems to be surprisingly calm under fire. She will take
>>>> a second shot at the leg, followed by another if required.
>>>> [Strike: 16]
>>>> Oz fires at the person carrying Louissa as well, not bothering to
>>>> aim for the runner's leg. [Strike: 19]
>>>> Vesper starts absorbing some of the power around him. Providing
>>>> an energy field wall for the shooters to use for cover.
>>>> After that is done he hunkers down and gets his own energy rifle
>>>> from his back. Providing cover fire for Ted and Alex. [Strike: 5]
>>> Alex's shot hits the captor's leg [Damage: 12MD], followed by Oz's
>>> shot which strikes the captor's back [Damage: 24MD]. Vesper's covering
>>> fire doesn't hit anything, but certainly forces the captor's
>>> companion's to take cover and protecting Ted, who is completely
>>> exposed on the bridge, from being blown away.
>>> As to Louissa's captor, it stumbles as Alex's shot hits it. It must
>>> have some sort of megadamage protection, because it (and its
>>> companions) look to be largely naked, and the leg doesn't disappear at
>>> a megadamage strike. Oz's shot nails the creature right in the back,
>>> and this time the damage is visible, even in the bluish ley line
>>> light, as a large black smoking hole appears, and the creature falls
>>> over, trapping Louissa beneath its body. She doesn't appear to move.
>>> The other captors find what cover they can behind rocks and scrub, but
>>> on the wall several figures can be seen, and they too open fire,
>>> shooting wildly in Ted and the rest of the company's directions, as
>>> several figures run out of the gate towards Louissa. Such is the
>>> intensity of the fire that Vesper, Oz and Alex on the hillside are
>>> forced to take cover as trees and huge chunks of the hillside are
>>> blown away. Ted, too, is forced to dive for cover, though he notes
>>> that all are firing at his head, and none seem keen to actually fire
>>> at the bridge he is on.
>>> Behind the three companions on the hill side, the borg Jacek and a
>>> number of his bandits appear, and return fire as best they can, though
>>> they too are unwilling to risk the barrage. "This is turning into a
>>> frontal assault!" Jacek shouts.
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