[Taocow PBEM] Chapter IX - In The Ruins Of Old Chicago

April Mead kathayindreams at msn.com
Tue Apr 11 14:39:40 PDT 2006

>From: "Aaron Clausen" <mightymartianca at gmail.com>
>Reply-To: The Tao of Cow Rifts PBEM <taocowpbem at zork.net>
>To: "The Tao of Cow Rifts PBEM" <taocowpbem at zork.net>
>Subject: Re: [Taocow PBEM] Chapter IX - In The Ruins Of Old Chicago
>Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2006 12:30:32 -0700
> > [Kyle]
> > "Damn this to hell, are we in the shit now." Using a direct radio signal
> > to Alex Kyle says. "Alex get the rest of the team out of her.  They may
> > not have seen you guys yet.  I will try and catch up."
> >
> > Kyle then switches to an a direct Communication to the Enforcer.  "This
> > is captain Martian Lanceiny, of the 32nd Airborne on Special Assignment.
> > Stand down you are interfering in an Top Secret investigation return
> > to you patrol."  Kyle switches of his radio and says to him self,  "They
> > always said my mouth would get me into trouble again."
> > [/Kyle]
>There's a pause at the other end, and then the speaker, sounding slightly
>less sure, gets back on.
>"I'm gonna have to, uh, check on this one." he says, betraying the 
>bit of nervousness.  "We've got nothing from HQ about this.  I'll need you 
>land, sir.  In the meantime, we'll round up those freekss you must be 
> > [Alex]
> > Alex knows how to follow orders....she states to everybody, "Lets get
> > out of here quickly. She will attempt to lead them through a hidden
> > course to escape."
> > [/Alex]
> > > [Lena]
> > > In the middle of all of this Lena cries out "Has anybody seen Osiris?"
> > > [/Lena]
> > [Talas]
> > Upon hearing Lena's question Talas stops, turns around and tries to
> > spot Osiris.
> > [/Talas]
>Osiris is nowhere to be seen.
> > [Talas]
> > Talas will heads back to look for him.
> > [/Talas]
>"Is everybody itching to fight these guys?" Rod shouts over his shoulder.
> > [Ted]
> > "We've lost him again?"
> > [/Ted]
>OOC: It appears that everyone is either busy or has their hands full.
>"He can't have gone far." Lena replies.  "He's an old man, after all."
> > [Bongo]
> > "Great, just slaggin' great..." Bongo groans as he smacks his  forehead.
> > "Here we are, in one of the most hostile places known to man, facing 
> > of the most hostile FORCES known to man thanks to Kyle's hotdogging,
> > with an over-pierced elf woman tagging along, and now our resident 
> > is  apparently having a senior moment!"
> >
> > He quickly sniffs around for Osiris' scent while attempting to 
> > withdraw to the hover truck.
> > [/Bongo]
>After a few sniffs, Bongo picks up Osiris's scent.  It appears that
>the Cyberknight
>is headed somewhere near the Enforcer.
> > [Lady Frost]
> > "Bongo, grab the bus and herd the others to McGuane Park.  Follow Rod.
> > I'll find Osiris.  Hell, I'll go rescue Kyle too."
> >
> > Frost turned and races back across the area heading for the last place 
> > saw Osiris and preparing to tear into a wannabe-battlemech.
> >
> > "I'm a superhero after all.  Doing stupid shit is what we're best at."
> > [/Lady Frost]
>Lady Frost, Angelica and Alex rush back to Kyle's position.  Alex hears
>the conversation between Kyle and and the CS comm officer, and realizes
>that Kyle is at least part of the way towards conning them.
>Suddenly a booming voice comes from the Enforcer.  "You are trespassing
>on Coalition territory.  Please immediately throw down all weapons and 
>in one place.  Comply immediately or you will be fired upon."
>As the Enforcer is booming out its warning, Bongo, Talas and Ted spy
>something on a roof top close to the enforcer.  It looks like an old man
>creeping along, sword in one hand, and some small black object in
>the other.
>But other troubles are coming.  Alex, Lady Frost and Angelica now see
>ground forces approaching, at least four or five Dead Boys along with
>two Dog Boys, one of which is looking up at the roof just beside the

Hearing Kyle and the enforcer, Angelica turns back, figuring Kyle must have 
some plain in mind.

"What now?" She'll ask when she rteaches the rest of the group.

OCC: sorry for the delay in response.
>Aaron Clausen   mightymartianca at gmail.com
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