[Taocow PBEM] [Alex, Justin and Vesper] Book 3 - Chapter VIII - New Camelot
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Thu Jul 26 19:38:35 UTC 2012
Alex is going to do her best to guesstimate which way to go and she will
look to see if Louissa left any clues.
On 07/25/2012 16:03, Aaron Clausen wrote:
>>> Alex and Justin find themselves standing in an underground passage.
>>> Ahead of them the passage ends at what looks like an underground
>>> sewer line, and a big one at that. The smell coming from the rushing
>>> water is unpleasant.
>>> There is a line of yellowish ooze leading from where they are standing
>>> towards the rushing water of the sewer.
>>> "Just our luck the thing went right into that." he says. "Glad I'm in
>>> full armor."
>> "Kind of wish the force field protected from much but ya," responds the red
>> haired scout. "Just get it hosed off real good once we are back up at the
>> Alex is going to continue hunting and see where the path goes. "I hope we
>> can find her fast."
> Alex, Justin and his dogs make their way down this tunnel. They notice
> a spot several feet down where it looks like the scum has been scraped
> away in a couple of spots to reveal the bricks beneath. Someone has
> been by here recently. The yellowish ooze is largely gone now, swept
> away by the torrent.
> A couple of minutes later, far behind them, they hear a splash.
> Turning around, they see Vesper drop into the sewer.
> Justin waves him on. "Hurry up!" he shouts over the roar of the water.
> "We want to find her fast!"
> Vesper is forced to run through the stinking water, which proves hard,
> as the water gets deeper. Various pipes flow in
> from the sides and above, pouring in filthy stench-laden water and...
> other things. Vesper soon catches up to his companions, and the three
> of them, and two very filthy dogs, make their way down the stinking
> Finally the passage makes a big looping turn and then they are at the
> opening. Below them is large chamber, perhaps two hundred feet in
> diameter, into which several tunnels like the one they are in empty in
> to. The illumination is a few dim electric lights, but it's enough to
> allow them to see that there is a good fifteen foot drop to the fetid
> pool below. Each of the incoming tunnels has a number in Roman
> numerals, from I to XVIII. Passage XVIII is the largest, and is an
> outgoing tunnel, three or four times as big as the one in which they
> stand. The current looks much stronger below.
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