[Taocow PBEM] [Alex and Vesper] Book 3 - Chapter XVII
mightymartianca at gmail.com
Tue Aug 4 19:16:31 UTC 2015
OOC: Many apologies for the lateness of this. I'm trying to finish a
course by the August 24th deadline, as well as having projects
stacking up at work.
>>>>> Vesper nods, "I have more then enough magical energy the energies are
>>>>> starting to stabilize some so hopefully we won't have any other mishaps.
>>>>> We should be able to come up with some sort of distraction. Though I don't
>>>>> have the equivalent of fusion blocks, a lot of the buildings here are not
>>>>> superstructural so perhaps we could rig some to topple?"
>>>> The leader nods. "That be good plan, if you can do it," he says.
>>>> "Sometimes buildings come down just 'cause their old, so a good kick
>>>> can bring one down. If you do that, then we rush for exit. Sounds like
>>>> you stay up above, wizard man, and your friend come with us?"
>>>> His three chosen companions are quickly stripping the bodies. The one
>>>> Malig who is still alive is quickly dispatched with by having his head
>>>> crushed by a large piece of concrete. Weapons and shield are stripped
>>>> They await only Vesper's intentions now.
>>>> As Alex and Vesper complete their plans, suddenly one of the people
>>>> points out a broken window towards the hill side where the ship is
>>>> hiding. The entire hillside is literally on fire, and they can see
>>>> some rocky outcroppings turning to lava. To Alex's trained eye, it's
>>>> clear that someone is turning a large number of energy weapons,
>>>> probably plasma and laser cannons, on that hillside. They can glimpse
>>>> several Malig, some actually on fire, running or falling down the
>>>> A loud whining sound comes from the pyramid complex, and the gate
>>>> opens up.
>>> Looking towards Vesper, "While confusion reigns, I think it is time we go
>>> and try to rescue Louisa?"
>>> "Anybody ready to go, I think now is the time.
>>> After a moment, Alex contacts the ship, "Hawk to vessel, what is going
>>> on? Are you alright?"
>> The extreme amount of EM interference from the mass energy output of
>> the energy weapons, coupled with the leyline energy, radio
>> communications are difficult.
>> Alex can't be sure what the ship has heard, but she does get back a
>> fragmented reply "Un... att... ..oy en..y. P... ...spond."
> "Alright I can stay above like you say. Wait I am sensing that rift
> opening up."
> "Right let's get Louissa, and get these people out of here. I will try and
> sense where the rift is open too."
> Vesper uses his dimensional senses to learn what he can.
Vesper can sense that a rift is opening, or very soon going to open,
atop that pyramid in the complex.
> "We have to hope that our friends aboard the ship can take care of
> themselves," the scout states. "It is the best time to see if we can
> rescue her. I wish that Ted would answer our radio calls however."
There is still no response from Ted.
OOC: Going to split Vesper and Alex off in to their own posts...
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