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+ADw-html xmlns:v+AD0AIg-urn:schemas-microsoft-com:vml+ACI- xmlns:o+AD0AIg-urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office+ACI- xmlns:w+AD0AIg-urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:word+ACI- xmlns:st1+AD0AIg-urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags+ACI- xmlns+AD0AIg-http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40+ACIAPg- +ADw-head+AD4- +ADw-meta http-equiv+AD0-Content-Type content+AD0AIg-text/html+ADs- charset+AD0-utf-7+ACIAPg- +ADw-meta name+AD0-ProgId content+AD0-Word.Document+AD4- +ADw-meta name+AD0-Generator content+AD0AIg-Microsoft Word 10+ACIAPg- +ADw-meta name+AD0-Originator content+AD0AIg-Microsoft Word 10+ACIAPg- +ADw-link rel+AD0-File-List href+AD0AIg-Tol114+AF8-files/filelist.xml+ACIAPg- +ADw-title+AD4-(16) TaliesinNYC: Recap: (7317) Saradar: Well, you all fared much better than I did the first time+ADw-/title+AD4- +ADw-o:SmartTagType namespaceuri+AD0AIg-urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags+ACI- name+AD0AIg-City+ACI-/+AD4- +ADw-o:SmartTagType namespaceuri+AD0AIg-urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags+ACI- name+AD0AIg-place+ACI-/+AD4- +ADw-o:SmartTagType namespaceuri+AD0AIg-urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags+ACI- name+AD0AIg-time+ACI-/+AD4- +ADwAIQ---+AFs-if gte mso 9+AF0APgA8-xml+AD4- +ADw-o:DocumentProperties+AD4- +ADw-o:Author+AD4-Stanley J Santos+ADw-/o:Author+AD4- +ADw-o:Template+AD4-Normal+ADw-/o:Template+AD4- +ADw-o:LastAuthor+AD4-Stanley J Santos+ADw-/o:LastAuthor+AD4- +ADw-o:Revision+AD4-3+ADw-/o:Revision+AD4- +ADw-o:TotalTime+AD4-4+ADw-/o:TotalTime+AD4- +ADw-o:Created+AD4-2007-10-08T04:13:00Z+ADw-/o:Created+AD4- +ADw-o:LastSaved+AD4-2007-10-08T04:13:00Z+ADw-/o:LastSaved+AD4- +ADw-o:Pages+AD4-1+ADw-/o:Pages+AD4- +ADw-o:Words+AD4-7096+ADw-/o:Words+AD4- +ADw-o:Characters+AD4-40448+ADw-/o:Characters+AD4- +ADw-o:Company+AD4- +ADw-/o:Company+AD4- +ADw-o:Lines+AD4-337+ADw-/o:Lines+AD4- +ADw-o:Paragraphs+AD4-94+ADw-/o:Paragraphs+AD4- +ADw-o:CharactersWithSpaces+AD4-47450+ADw-/o:CharactersWithSpaces+AD4- +ADw-o:Version+AD4-10.6830+ADw-/o:Version+AD4- +ADw-/o:DocumentProperties+AD4- +ADw-/xml+AD4APAAhAFs-endif+AF0---+AD4APAAh---+AFs-if gte mso 9+AF0APgA8-xml+AD4- +ADw-w:WordDocument+AD4- +ADw-w:BrowserLevel+AD4-MicrosoftInternetExplorer4+ADw-/w:BrowserLevel+AD4- +ADw-/w:WordDocument+AD4- +ADw-/xml+AD4APAAhAFs-endif+AF0---+AD4APAAh---+AFs-if +ACE-mso+AF0APgA8-object classid+AD0AIg-clsid:38481807-CA0E-42D2-BF39-B33AF135CC4D+ACI- id+AD0-ieooui+AD4APA-/object+AD4- +ADw-style+AD4- st1+AFw-:+ACoAew-behavior:url(+ACM-ieooui) +AH0- +ADw-/style+AD4- +ADwAIQBb-endif+AF0---+AD4- +ADw-style+AD4- +ADwAIQ--- /+ACo- Style Definitions +ACo-/ p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal +AHs-mso-style-parent:+ACIAIgA7- margin:0in+ADs- margin-bottom:.0001pt+ADs- mso-pagination:widow-orphan+ADs- font-size:12.0pt+ADs- font-family:+ACI-Times New Roman+ACIAOw- mso-fareast-font-family:+ACI-Times New Roman+ACIAOw- color:black+ADsAfQ- a:link, span.MsoHyperlink +AHs-color:blue+ADsAfQ- a:visited, span.MsoHyperlinkFollowed +AHs-color:blue+ADsAfQ- +AEA-page Section1 +AHs-size:8.5in 11.0in+ADs- margin:1.0in 1.25in 1.0in 1.25in+ADs- mso-header-margin:.5in+ADs- mso-footer-margin:.5in+ADs- mso-paper-source:0+ADsAfQ- div.Section1 +AHs-page:Section1+ADsAfQ- --+AD4- +ADw-/style+AD4- +ADwAIQ---+AFs-if gte mso 10+AF0APg- +ADw-style+AD4- /+ACo- Style Definitions +ACo-/ table.MsoNormalTable +AHs-mso-style-name:+ACI-Table Normal+ACIAOw- mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0+ADs- mso-tstyle-colband-size:0+ADs- mso-style-noshow:yes+ADs- mso-style-parent:+ACIAIgA7- mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt+ADs- mso-para-margin:0in+ADs- mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt+ADs- mso-pagination:widow-orphan+ADs- font-size:10.0pt+ADs- font-family:+ACI-Times New Roman+ACIAOwB9- +ADw-/style+AD4- +ADwAIQBb-endif+AF0---+AD4APAAh---+AFs-if gte mso 9+AF0APgA8-xml+AD4- +ADw-o:shapedefaults v:ext+AD0AIg-edit+ACI- spidmax+AD0AIg-3074+ACI-/+AD4- +ADw-/xml+AD4APAAhAFs-endif+AF0---+AD4APAAh---+AFs-if gte mso 9+AF0APgA8-xml+AD4- +ADw-o:shapelayout v:ext+AD0AIg-edit+ACIAPg- +ADw-o:idmap v:ext+AD0AIg-edit+ACI- data+AD0AIg-1+ACI-/+AD4- +ADw-/o:shapelayout+AD4APA-/xml+AD4APAAhAFs-endif+AF0---+AD4- +ADw-/head+AD4- +ADw-body bgcolor+AD0-white lang+AD0-EN-US link+AD0-blue vlink+AD0-blue style+AD0-'tab-interval:.5in'+AD4- +ADw-div class+AD0-Section1+AD4- +ADw-p class+AD0-MsoNormal+AD4APA-b+AD4-(16) TaliesinNYC+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-b+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-Recap:+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/b+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4- (7317) Saradar: Well, you all fared much better than I did the first time+ADw-br+AD4- +ACoAKg- (7338) Agatha looks at Saradar with a look of suspicion. +ACY-quot+ADs-How long can you control that thing?+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-br+AD4- (7377) Git: +ACY-quot+ADs-The pay off of cooperation. Still seems we fell a bit short of the goal though.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-br+AD4- (7317) Saradar: He will do my bidding for the next 9 days fair lady+ADw-br+AD4- +ACoAKg- (7326) Berard paces over to Saradar and points angrily at the skeleton. +ACY-quot+ADs-You failed to mention you were a necromancer.+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-br+AD4- (7327) DM: (yep)+ADw-br+AD4- +ACoAKg- (7317) Saradar smiles disarmingly +ACoAKgA8-br+AD4- (7317) Saradar: I am a little of everything+ADw-br+AD4- (7338) Agatha: +ACY-quot+ADs-Aye, he may prove himself useful yet.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-br+AD4- (7326) Berard: :through gritted teeth: +ACY-quot+ADs-I am an underjudge of the Unseen Voice. We hunt necromancers.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-br+AD4- (7317) Saradar: Tis lucky for me I am a wizard then+ADw-br+AD4- (7326) Berard: +ACY-quot+ADs-The distinction is sophistry.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-br+AD4- (7338) Agatha: +ACY-quot+ADs-Save it for later, Berard. In the meanwhile, I could use a spot of help keeping my innards in. Do you mind?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-br+AD4- (7327) DM: The rear wall of the chamber is just that: a wall.+ADw-br+AD4- (7377) Git: +ACY-quot+ADs-Yes please see to Aggy and leave the bigotry for later.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-br+AD4- +ACoAKg- (7338) Agatha is now clutching her bleeding wound. +ACoAKgA8-br+AD4- (7327) DM: The wall of flames burns continuously. Other exits lead straight out of the room -- 2 on the left wall and one on the right.+ADw-br+AD4- (7326) Berard: +ACY-quot+ADs-I will heal Agatha, but I will not journey with the unliving.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-br+AD4- (7377) Git: :to Berard: +ACY-quot+ADs-Well.. think of it as 'keeping an eye' on him.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-br+AD4- (7317) Saradar: ahh, I think I shall call him +ACY-quot+ADs-door opener+ACY-quot+ADs-, really I have always wanted a pet undead+ADw-br+AD4- +ACoAKg- (7377) Git heads toward the right hand wall, heading for the door there and searching it for traps and locks. +ACoAKgA8-br+AD4- +ACoAKg- (7317) Saradar seeing that Berard misses the joke, he asks Git +ACY-quot+ADs-Shall I send him thru one of the doors?+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-br+AD4- +ACoAKg- (7338) Agatha breathes easier at the sound of bells and examines her wounds. +ACY-quot+ADs-Hmm. Still tender, but it'll hold.+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-br+AD4- (7377) Git: :shrugs to Saradar: +ACY-quot+ADs-It does save me some effort. Just let me make sure it isn't locked first.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-br+AD4- (7317) Saradar: If he dies, it will make brother Berard much happier+ADw-br+AD4- (7326) Berard: (( lose comprehend language -+ACY-gt+ADs- Cure Light Wounds +AFs-1d8+-5+-2+ADwAIQ--- Official Roll --+AD4AXQ- +AD0AJg-gt+ADs- +AFs-8,5,2+AF0- +AD0- (15) +AD0AJg-gt+ADs- +AFs-7,5,2+ADwAIQ--- Official Roll --+AD4AXQ- +AD0AJg-gt+ADs- (7, 5, 2) +AD0- (14) on Agatha ))+ADw-br+AD4- +ACoAKg- (7317) Saradar sends the skeleton thru the door once the others are ready +ACoAKgA8-br+AD4- (7326) Berard: +ACY-quot+ADs-You do not understand. It is already dead -- a perversion of life. Evil.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-br+AD4- (7338) Agatha: +ACY-quot+ADs-Ahh, there we are. Thank you cleric.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-br+AD4- whispering to Lunauc, it's locked but does not seem to be trapped. +ADw-br+AD4- (7317) Saradar: Good / Evil I think they are both a little overrated, balance is the nature of the universe+ADw-br+AD4- whispering to Lunauc, and you're not able to hear much either +ADw-br+AD4- +ACoAKg- (7377) Git takes a mometn to get the door unlocked before backing up to let the safety skeleton take any attack from opening the door +ACoAKgA8-br+AD4- (7338) Agatha: +ACY-quot+ADs-But put your distaste aside, Berard. Right now, we'll stand a better chance if we stick together.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-br+AD4- +ACoAKg- (7317) Saradar sends the skeleton forward to open the door +ACoAKgA8-br+AD4- (7327) DM: The chamber beyond is quite dark.+ADw-br+AD4- +ACoAKg- (7317) Saradar casts light and looks inside +ACoAKgA8-br+AD4- +ACoAKg- (7377) Git heads carefully into 36 to sword drawn and on the defensive +ACoAKgA8-br+AD4- +ACoAKg- (7338) Agatha sheathes her broadsword and draws the ever-reliable Bar'eth-el. +ACoAKgA8-br+AD4- (7327) DM: This appears to be some kind of robing room. A large number of black robes can be seen hanging on wooden pegs on both walls. There is a large, iron-banded chest.+ADw-br+AD4- (7317) Saradar: Shall I have skelly open it?+ADw-br+AD4- (7327) DM: A stone door stands closed at the far end of the chamber. Flickering torchlight can be seen underneath the doorjamb.+ADw-br+AD4- (7377) Git: :eyeing the black robes: +ACY-quot+ADs-Doesn't believe much in variation, huh?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-br+AD4- +ACoAKg- (7317) Saradar commands the skeleton to open the chest while everyone stands back +ACoAKgA8-br+AD4- (7327) DM: Nothing happens after the chest is opened.+ADw-br+AD4- (7327) DM: It's stuffed to the brim with all kinds of clerical paraphenalia.+ADw-br+AD4- (7327) DM: Bronze and iron censers, knives, platters, candelabra, wick-trimmers and snuffers as well as clothing.+ADw-br+AD4- whispering to Zach, on what? +ADw-br+AD4- +ACoAKg- (7338) Agatha looks to Berard. +ACY-quot+ADs-Anything you can use?+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-br+AD4- (7326) Berard: (( Berard is still in 28. ))+ADw-br+AD4- (7338) Agatha: +ACY-quot+ADs-Berard, get in here+ACEAJg-quot+ADsAPA-br+AD4- +ACoAKg- (7377) Git moves to search the door to 33, while the others go through the chest +ACoAKgA8-br+AD4- +ACoAKg- (7377) Git listens at the door curiously +ACoAKgA8-br+AD4- +ACoAKg- (7326) Berard sits tailor fashion, leaning against one of the pillars in room 28. +ACoAKgA8-br+AD4- +ACoAKg- (7338) Agatha frowns. +ACY-quot+ADs-So be it. We don't have time for this.+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-br+AD4- (7326) Berard: +ACY-quot+ADs-I am willing to make common cause with the necromancer in order to deal with the death knight, but I will no more deal with the unliving than I would murder a child. Both, quite simply, are wrong. The end does not justify the means.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-br+AD4- (7317) Saradar: I hardly think that using one of the enemy's minions to open doors and set off traps is equivalent to murdering children+ADw-br+AD4- +ACoAKg- (7338) Agatha turns to the mage. +ACY-quot+ADs-Can you make anything of this bric-a-brac?+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-br+AD4- (7317) Saradar: Not really+ADw-br+AD4- (7326) Berard: +ACY-quot+ADs-It is manipulating the very essence of unlife+ADs- something I am sworn to oppose regardless of convenience.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-br+AD4- +ACoAKg- (7317) Saradar sends the skeleton to go stand in room 28 +ACoAKgA8-br+AD4- +ACoAKg- (7317) Saradar commands the skeleton to sit on the throne +ACoAKgA8-br+AD4- (7327) DM: It does so without incident. The wall, by the way, seems to have burnt itself out.+ADw-br+AD4- +ACoAKg- (7377) Git moves to the others, whispering discretely: +ACY-quot+ADs-Okay, emotional disputes aside, we have company waiting in the next room. I can hear a handfull of chanters, not sure what they are though, or if they have silent company.+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-br+AD4- (7317) Saradar: Stay there skelly, you don't seem to be appreciated+ADw-br+AD4- (7317) Saradar: I can subdue a large group with my Evards Tenacles if you think that would help, Git?+ADw-br+AD4- (7377) Git: +ACY-quot+ADs-If it works it would be appreciated.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-br+AD4- (7377) Git: +ACY-quot+ADs-Hopefully it is only 3 of 4 inside.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-br+AD4- (7338) Agatha: +ACY-quot+ADs-If they're mages, this'll only work if we strike fast and hard.+ADw-br+AD4- (7317) Saradar: I can take out a 20' radius with large grappling tenacles if you can fire into the area with missile weapons or strike those fleeing the area, that would be outstanding+ADw-br+AD4- (7317) Saradar: Shall we open the door?+ADw-br+AD4- (7377) Git: +ACY-quot+ADs-Well, we won't get anywhere standing here.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-br+AD4- (7338) Agatha: +ACY-quot+ADs-They must have heard us by now. We need a decoy.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-br+AD4- (7317) Saradar: I can send skelly ahead if you like+ADw-br+AD4- (7338) Agatha: +ACY-quot+ADs-Do it.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-br+AD4- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(16) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-(you're in Caer Thorne, had a bit of a skirmish against the knight who summoned the characters to the castle. after the fight, wherein the knight escaped by walking through a wall of fire, you've commenced exploring the rest of the chamber. area 36 is a cloakroom off to the side of the throne area. chanting seems to be coming from behind a stone door leading to 33. Saradar who had heretofore been relatively harmless, reveals himself to possess knowledge of the dark arts and Berard has a reaction.))+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(3) Kha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4-(( is the +ADw-a href+AD0AIg-http://d20srd.org/srd/spells/wallofFire.htm+ACIAPgA8-u+AD4-Wall of Fire+ADw-/u+AD4APA-/a+AD4- still around? ))+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(16) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-((it's burnt out))+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-(24) Dj Gilcrease (enter): +ADw-/span+AD4APA-st1:time Minute+AD0AIg-9+ACI- Hour+AD0AIg-22+ACIAPgA8-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-22:09+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/st1:time+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-Attempting to assign the role of PLAYER to (24) Dj Gilcrease...+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(16) TaliesinNYC+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-Booting '(3) Dj Gilcrease' from room...+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-(3) Dj Gilcrease (exit): +ADw-/span+AD4APA-st1:time Minute+AD0AIg-10+ACI- Hour+AD0AIg-22+ACIAPgA8-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-22:10+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/st1:time+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(24) Dj Gilcrease+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4-(( orpg locked right after I asked, but is the +ADw-a href+AD0AIg-http://d20srd.org/srd/spells/wallofFire.htm+ACIAPgA8-u+AD4-Wall of Fire+ADw-/u+AD4APA-/a+AD4- still around? ))+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(20) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4-((burned out))+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (21) Git looks to Kha, +AEA-Any idea what they're chanting about +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(21) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-4D6486'+AD4-?+AEAAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (24) Kha goes to the door and listens +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-whispering to TaliesinNYC, +AFs-1d20+-14+ADwAIQ--- Official Roll --+AD4AXQ- +AD0AJg-gt+ADs- +AFs-17,14+AF0- +AD0- (31)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-whispering to Dj Gilcrease, you think it might be hymns of some sort but you really can't be sure due to the density of the stone+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(24) Kha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4-Knowledge: Religion Skill Check: +AFs-1d20+-7+ADwAIQ--- Official Roll --+AD4AXQ- +AD0AJg-gt+ADs- +AFs-12,7+AF0- +AD0- (19) +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-whispering to Dj Gilcrease, a chant dedicated to Talakara, the Goddess.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(24) Kha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Thry are chanting a hymm to Talakara, the Goddess+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(21) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-4D6486'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Oh.. how precious...+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(24) Kha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-The door clean?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-whispering to Dj Gilcrease, yes actually+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(21) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-4D6486'+AD4-(I forget, did I check the door already?)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-whispering to Dj Gilcrease, though you can barely make it out in the darkened room+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(16) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-(yes you did)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(16) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-(and it's not trapped, though it is locked and you've unlocked it.)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (21) Git nods, and moves to the cloaks on the wall, taking one down and trying it on. +ACY-quot+ADs-Shall we join them in prayer?+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(16) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-It's rather oversized as the sleeves don't fit him.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(24) Kha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Didnt think you were the religious type, but sounds fun.+ACY-quot+ADs- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- follows Gits lead and pouts on one of the cloaks as well +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKg-+ACo- (20) Agatha lifts Bar'eth-el to a ready stance. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (21) Git tosses Aggy a cloak +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(17) Saradar+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-800040'+AD4-Let's let the Tenacles play with them, they should be quickly subdued if they are regular priests+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-whispering to Gautam, I can't remember if the sword exhibits anything special. my recollection is no.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(20) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Wouldn't fool 'em for a second. Let's just cut through them and keep going.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(21) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-4D6486'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-All we need is a second to get close enough.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (24) Kha shrugs and heads though the door while the others argue tactics +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(17) Saradar+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-800040'+AD4-Sure, why not+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (17) Saradar puts on a cloak and then places one over skelly +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(16) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-It seems to fit the walking boneling quite right.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(21) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-4D6486'+AD4-:to Saradar: +ACY-quot+ADs-They do strike us the moment enter, pop up the tentacles on them as plan B.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(17) Saradar+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-800040'+AD4-Sure+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (24) Kha listens as he enters and attempts to pick up and chant the hymm where there are +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (20) Agatha reluctantly puts on the robe. +ACY-quot+ADs-But this color looks dreadful on me.+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (21) Git hurries to catch up with Kha, before he starts the fight much to early. +ACY-quot+ADs-We go together to overwhelm, not one at a time to be picked off.+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (21) Git draws double daggers before entering, concealing them in the oversized sleeves of the cloak +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(16) Voice+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Oh, Goddess, I am an unworthy sight in your eyes. May it please the darkness in which you reside as you extend your grip over the people of the Land...+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(16) Voice+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-O Goddess, we supplicate ourselves so that we may ascend to new heights in Your gracious embrace. With this sweet blade, our lives are our sheath...+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(21) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-4D6486'+AD4-(how many are there?)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (20) Agatha steps through the door sideways behind Git, trying her best to conceal her greataxe behind her. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (24) Kha tries to sound like he is chanting along with them as he moves to looke like he fits in with the other chanters +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(16) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-(4)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(16) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-(all appear to be human, all in a kneeling position. but that's not what draws your attention.)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(16) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-As you step through the door, you enter a curving, brightly lit canyon that is a pleasant change from the harsh stone walls elsewhere in Caer Thorne. There is white sand and dark silt underfoot, carried along by recent rains. The walls themselves are a light-orange brown, a sharp contrast to the velvet blue sky overhead. There is little vegetation here, only a few bushes off to your left.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(16) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-Supplicants in dark robes, much like yourselves, kneel in abject despair, chanting up to an unseen deity. They take no notice of you, so deep in concentration are they.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (24) Kha lets Git catch up and breaks his chanting to whisper +ADw-/span+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-This would be too easy+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4- +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (21) Git gestures to Kha and Aggy to fan out and pick their targets, as they move in on the worshippers, listening to their chanting, ready to attack if he must. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(21) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-4D6486'+AD4-(is their a statue or altar or such they are praying too?)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(16) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-(nope)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(16) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-Overhead, a pair of vultures circle above you.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (24) Kha walks up behind the closest chanter and grabs him, covering his mouth and tries to drag him back though the door they entered +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-whispering to Dj Gilcrease, it's a child, barely 16+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(16) Chanter+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Mmmf+ACEAIQ---+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (24) Kha waits to see if the others will follow him before closing the door and releasing the child +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (21) Git stares at the transfixed figures curiously, barely raising a brow at Kha's abduction attempt, and watching the others for response +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (20) Agatha stops in her approach to observe the response, if any. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(16) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-The rest continue their self-abasement and don't seem to notice you....yet.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(16) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-After a while, they rise as one and file off down the canyon, as if in a trance.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (20) Agatha lowers her axe in confusion and looks at Kha's captive. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (21) Git watches the worshippers rise, and calls back, +ACY-quot+ADs-We're mobile.+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (24) Kha shuts the door and releases the captive after the others have filed out +ADw-/span+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Nice of you to join us, we have some questions.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4- +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (21) Git takes out a sap, and moves up behind the last worshipper in line, and swatting the back of his skull to knock him out. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(21) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-4D6486'+AD4-Sap(sneak) Attack Roll: +ADw-b+AD4AWw-1d20+-6+ADwAIQ--- Official Roll --+AD4AXQ- +AD0AJg-gt+ADs- +AFs-4,6+AF0- +AD0- (10)+ADw-/b+AD4- +AD0APQA9ACY-gt+ADs- Damage: +ADw-b+AD4AWw-1d6+-3d6+-0+ADwAIQ--- Official Roll --+AD4AXQ- +AD0AJg-gt+ADs- +AFs-4,1,3,4,0+AF0- +AD0- (12)+ADw-/b+AD4APA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (17) Saradar readies to cast Evards if the group notices +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(21) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-4D6486'+AD4-(well.. no armor, from behind in a trance... maybe..)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(16) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-They continue on down the canyon, as if in a trance and raise their arms overhead as if in supplication.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(16) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-It's a child, barely ten and six years.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(16) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-He collapses to the ground, out cold.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (20) Agatha examines the boy quickly. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (21) Git moves to teh next in line to swat out. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(21) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-4D6486'+AD4-Sap(sneak) Attack Roll: +ADw-b+AD4AWw-1d20+-6+ADwAIQ--- Official Roll --+AD4AXQ- +AD0AJg-gt+ADs- +AFs-1,6+AF0- +AD0- (7)+ADw-/b+AD4- +AD0APQA9ACY-gt+ADs- Damage: +ADw-b+AD4AWw-1d6+-3d6+-0+ADwAIQ--- Official Roll --+AD4AXQ- +AD0AJg-gt+ADs- +AFs-4,6,5,5,0+AF0- +AD0- (20)+ADw-/b+AD4APA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(20) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4-((assuming you meant the KO was on the kid.))+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(16) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-Human (or so he appears to be), barely nourished and with a shaved head. Heavily tattooed, especially on his face and arms. He has a wild, dangerous look about him, almost feral.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(16) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-((yes))+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (21) Git readjusts the sleeve his arm is swimming in and swats for choir boy number 2 +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(21) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-4D6486'+AD4-Sap(sneak) Attack Roll: +ADw-b+AD4AWw-1d20+-6+ADwAIQ--- Official Roll --+AD4AXQ- +AD0AJg-gt+ADs- +AFs-2,6+AF0- +AD0- (8)+ADw-/b+AD4- +AD0APQA9ACY-gt+ADs- Damage: +ADw-b+AD4AWw-1d6+-3d6+-0+ADwAIQ--- Official Roll --+AD4AXQ- +AD0AJg-gt+ADs- +AFs-3,6,4,6,0+AF0- +AD0- (19)+ADw-/b+AD4APA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(21) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-4D6486'+AD4-(yeesh, lets hope I don't roll like this all night)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(17) Saradar+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-800040'+AD4-(( good thing you are getting these rolls out on these guys ))+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-(25) CondorDM (enter): 22:48+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-(25) CondorDM (exit): 22:49+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (21) Git takes a second to rol up the sleeve, move in again and.. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(21) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-4D6486'+AD4-Sap(sneak) Attack Roll: +ADw-b+AD4AWw-1d20+-6+ADwAIQ--- Official Roll --+AD4AXQ- +AD0AJg-gt+ADs- +AFs-9,6+AF0- +AD0- (15)+ADw-/b+AD4- +AD0APQA9ACY-gt+ADs- Damage: +ADw-b+AD4AWw-1d6+-3d6+-0+ADwAIQ--- Official Roll --+AD4AXQ- +AD0AJg-gt+ADs- +AFs-1,6,1,6,0+AF0- +AD0- (14)+ADw-/b+AD4APA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(24) Kha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-How long have you been a worshiper of the Goddess?+ACY-quot+ADs- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- asks the captive he draged back +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(16) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-He tries to bite your hand.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-whispering to TaliesinNYC, +AFs-1d20+ADwAIQ--- Official Roll --+AD4AXQ- +AD0AJg-gt+ADs- +AFs-20+AF0- +AD0- (20)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-whispering to TaliesinNYC, +AFs-1d20+ADwAIQ--- Official Roll --+AD4AXQ- +AD0AJg-gt+ADs- +AFs-6+AF0- +AD0- (6)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (24) Kha slaps him +ADw-/span+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-None of that, I want to know about the Goddess+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4- +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(16) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-He continues screaming and begins to struggle violently. You can't make out what he's saying. There's also the sound of running feet.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(21) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-4D6486'+AD4-:groans: +ACY-quot+ADs-Kha...+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(24) Kha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4-(( Kha is in room 36 with the door shut ))+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (21) Git hurries to swat out the last hoody +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(21) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-4D6486'+AD4-Sap(sneak) Attack Roll: +ADw-b+AD4AWw-1d20+-6+ADwAIQ--- Official Roll --+AD4AXQ- +AD0AJg-gt+ADs- +AFs-6,6+AF0- +AD0- (12)+ADw-/b+AD4- +AD0APQA9ACY-gt+ADs- Damage: +ADw-b+AD4AWw-1d6+-3d6+-0+ADwAIQ--- Official Roll --+AD4AXQ- +AD0AJg-gt+ADs- +AFs-3,3,3,5,0+AF0- +AD0- (14)+ADw-/b+AD4APA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (20) Agatha leaves Git to handle the last one and heads in Kha's direction. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(16) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-The worshippers suddenly break out of their trance and realizing that they're being attacked, quickly turn on Git. They seem to be children....+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(16) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-(well one worshipper does)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(21) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-4D6486'+AD4-:to Aggy and Saradar: +ACY-quot+ADs-Grab the hoodies and hide them back in the room, preferably before the company arrives.+AEAAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (17) Saradar grabs one of the hooded children that has been sapped and drags the body back to room 36 +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(16) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-...and just before he can shout in response, he crumples to the floor.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (24) Kha goes and regags the boy +ADw-/span+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-I do actualy want to know about the Goddess, not so I can try to hurt her, but just because I do.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4- +ACoAKgA8-br+AD4- +ACoAKg- (21) Git grabs the kid before he hits the floor and drags him back toward 36: +ACY-quot+ADs-Sorry kid, but you're hanging out with the wrong crowd.+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(16) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-/span+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-He's unconscious.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ACoAKg- (20) Agatha doubles back to throw a snoozing worshipper over her shoulder and and heads back. +ACoAKgA8-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(16) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-/span+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-It's quite a jarring sight, stepping back from a wilderness canyon in the midst of a desert, into a cloakroom in the depths of Caer Thorne.+ADw-br+AD4- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-b+AD4-(85) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-I haven't seen the lad wander out and I don't hear any sounds of big angry trouble, so probably.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-(and he's not I believe)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(85) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4-((I stand by my reasoning +AD0-P ))+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-(what's going on guys?)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (85) Agatha looks to Git. +ACY-quot+ADs-You go up, I go down?+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(85) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4-((referring to the stairs))+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(99) Saradar+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-800040'+AD4-Let's not split the group, why don't we wait for Kha?+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Lunauc+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4-:sighs:+ACY-quot+ADs-And leave the sleepers in there unguarded?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (112) Dj Gilcrease finishes fixing the last of the captives and looks around ((Not sure if the others are still in the room or not)) +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (112) Kha finishes fixing the last of the captives and looks around ((Not sure if the others are still in the room or not)) +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-whispering to Lunauc, Gautam, Saradar, Dj Gilcrease, (GW): I would rather we use the OOC channel for nonRP related chat and OOC talk+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-whispering to Lunauc, TaliesinNYC, Gautam, Saradar, Dj Gilcrease, (GW): you're in 36, the rest of the party is in 33+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (85) Agatha sighs. She'll have to be patient. +ACY-quot+ADs-No, I suppose it wouldn't be right to leave the children behind.+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(99) Saradar+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-800040'+AD4-Berard will guard the sleepers, the 4 of us and skelly can scout +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-whispering to Lunauc, TaliesinNYC, Gautam, Saradar, Dj Gilcrease, (GW): if the player is not present, neither is his or her PC+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (112) Kha stretches and wanders around a bit wondering where the group went, then sits down to wait for the others +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (85) Agatha goes back to check on Kha and the worshippers. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-whispering to Lunauc, TaliesinNYC, Gautam, Saradar, Dj Gilcrease, (GW): if he wanders around, he'll have seen the PCs since they're outside the cloakroom. need to be more specific.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (111) Git moves near the stairs, as he waits for Aggy to get back, listening for movement above or below. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (99) Saradar moves to back up Git, with skelly beside him +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (112) Kha looks up as Agatha enters +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-whispering to Lunauc, bubbling sounds below, lots of movement echoing from above.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(112) Kha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-I am finished, and I didnt go wandering off this time+ACY-quot+ADs- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- smiles and gets up to follow Agatha +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(85) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-And the children?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(112) Kha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-They are fixed, kinda+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(112) Kha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Who ever was controling them isnt any more, but they are still mentaly broken and I dont know how to fix that.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(85) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-So what's going to happen to them?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (112) Kha shrugs +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(112) Kha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-They will +ADw-a href+AD0AIg-http://d20srd.org/srd/spells/sleep.htm+ACIAPgA8-u+AD4-sleep+ADw-/u+AD4APA-/a+AD4- for a while+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-whispering to Lunauc, at least four or five individuals above you from the sounds of it, although it's some distance based on the echoes.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(85) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Hm. I can carry a couple of them, but we'll be in trouble if we find a fight..+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(85) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Wizard+ACE- How long did you say you could control that skeleton?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(99) Saradar+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-800040'+AD4-about 9 days+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(112) Kha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Just leave them here, just as safe here as anywhere else, and less then if we go taking them into a fight+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(85) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Does the skeleton need to stay close to you for you to control it?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(99) Saradar+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-800040'+AD4-no, it will follow my orders to the best of its abilities+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-(121) WasabiKid (enter): +ADw-/span+AD4APA-st1:time Minute+AD0AIg-27+ACI- Hour+AD0AIg-22+ACIAPgA8-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-22:27+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/st1:time+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-whispering to Lunauc, you've been silent. are you ok?+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(85) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Alright. Leave it here to guard the children. Anyone have some parchment and ink?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(112) Kha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-I do+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(99) Saradar+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-800040'+AD4-Leave my skeleton? But I just got him...+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (112) Kha takes out his Alter case, and pulls out some parchment, a quil and some black ink +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(112) Kha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-What do you want me to write?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-whispering to Lunauc, from what you can gather, each floor is roughly about 20 to 30' above or below each other floor, so it takes a while to get to places, but sound travels since the structure is made of stone+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(85) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-We can't leave them to rot.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (85) Agatha turns to Kha. +ACY-quot+ADs-Write a note saying that this skeleton was turned and left to watch over them until we return to lead them out of the keep. Under no circumstances are they to wander away from the room.+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-whispering to Shun, if you have questions, feel free to ask+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (112) Kha nods and writes the note, then studies each of the captive to remember which would be the lest under control of the weave +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(85) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-On the other side, write 'Read me' in big letters. If they awake to a walking pile of bones, first thing they'll do is try to run. Hopefully they'll see the sign if we stick it on a door.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (112) Kha puts t he note on one of the boys chests +ADw-/span+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-This one was least controled, so he might wake up with enough brains to keep the others under control+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4- +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(85) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-One can hope.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (112) Kha puts his stuff away and follows Agatha +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(99) Saradar+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-800040'+AD4-How about down first?+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4-:to Saradar: +ACY-quot+ADs-Like bubbling sounds?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (99) Saradar smiles +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(99) Saradar+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-800040'+AD4-Bubbles can be fun+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(85) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-And above?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (85) Agatha listens for sounds from upstairs. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4-:glances up: +ACY-quot+ADs-A lot of movement, probably more of these kids.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(112) Kha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-I cant fix them all+ACY-quot+ADs- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- looks very tired +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Well.. maybe we can find what's controlling them, and cut it off at the source, neh?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(112) Kha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-That might work.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(85) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Better than this halfway nonsense.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4-:nods: +ACY-quot+ADs-Right then..+ACY-quot+ADs- :begins down the stairs: +ACY-quot+ADs-Lets get to the bottom of this.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (99) Saradar follows +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (111) Git creeps down the stairs, scouting ahead, listening and watching ahead as he goes. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (85) Agatha shakes. +ACY-quot+ADs-Did you stay up all night writing that one?+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(85) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4-((shakes her head+ACo-))+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (112) Kha follows the others quietly, seemingly lost in thought and over tired +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-The stairs spiral down quite a distance...+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-Whereas the chamber you had left was quite brightly lit, your ultimate destination is in fact moreso.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-In fact, the odor of smoke....woodsmoke wafts from below.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (99) Saradar whispers +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(99) Saradar+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-800040'+AD4-A BBQ?+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4-:whispers back: +ACY-quot+ADs-Barbecue doesn't bubble... maybe a stew.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (111) Git continues down, to see what's cooking. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-(125) +ADw-/span+AD4APA-st1:City+AD4APA-st1:place+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-Normal+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/st1:place+AD4APA-/st1:City+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4- (enter): +ADw-/span+AD4APA-st1:time Hour+AD0AIg-22+ACI- Minute+AD0AIg-57+ACIAPgA8-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-22:57+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/st1:time+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-A large moss-covered vat with a stone bottom sits in this humid room. Pipes run up from the vat into the ceiling. A large pile of wood is stacked against the wall opposite the door. Beneath the stone vat, a bonfire rages in a shallow blackened pit. There are two spots of bright blue fire in the center of the pit, but the rest of the fire is yellow and orange.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (112) Kha Consentrates a moment and draws power into himself +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (112) Kha scans the room +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(112) Kha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4-Weave Sight Skill Check: +AFs-1d20+ADwAIQ--- Official Roll --+AD4AXQ- +AD0AJg-gt+ADs- +AFs-6,14+AF0- +AD0- (20) +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-(125) +ADw-/span+AD4APA-st1:City+AD4APA-st1:place+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-Normal+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/st1:place+AD4APA-/st1:City+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4- (exit): +ADw-/span+AD4APA-st1:time Hour+AD0AIg-23+ACI- Minute+AD0AIg-0+ACIAPgA8-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-23:00+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/st1:time+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (111) Git looks around for anyone manning the fire, or other exits from the room. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (85) Agatha looks at the curious arrangement. +ACY-quot+ADs-What in the world? That's a strange way to cook.+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-Occasionally, a geyser of water erupts from the vat and a blast of steam escapes into the air.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-Other times, a loud roar can be heard from within the pit...or perhaps it's your imagination.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-It IS however, quite humid such that any heavily armored person would be uncomfortable.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (111) Git blinks as he looks over the strange boiler, wondering what it's purpose may be. (knowledge: engineering/disable device to determine purpose?) +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-whispering to Lunauc, roll+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4-Knowledge: Architecture and Engineering Skill Check: +AFs-1d20+ADwAIQ--- Official Roll --+AD4AXQ- +AD0AJg-gt+ADs- +AFs-3,7+AF0- +AD0- (10) +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-whispering to Lunauc, you're not exactly sure+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (111) Git walks down the stairs, looking over the large construct, eyes following the pipes up to the ceiling, and down into the firey pit, trying to figure it out. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-whispering to TaliesinNYC, +AFs-1d20+ADwAIQ--- Official Roll --+AD4AXQ- +AD0AJg-gt+ADs- +AFs-13,9+AF0- +AD0- (22)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(112) Kha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Any clue what all this stuff is for?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-whispering to Lunauc, on the other hand there seems to be some kind of diagram engraved on the floor surrounding the pit. you almost didn't see it at first.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Well... it's certainly big.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-whispering to Lunauc, it's covered in soot and ash, whatever it is.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-I'm tempted to ball it a heating system, what with the venting pipes and all. But it's kind of strange for such an old place, with such naturally cold inhabitants.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4-(the boiler look like it has been here for a long time, or is it a relatively newer addition to the chamber?)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (111) Git nudges the toe of his boot along the ground, circling the contraption, asking: +ACY-quot+ADs-Anyone know what these markings on the floor are?+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (112) Kha heads over and tries to read the markings +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-whispering to TaliesinNYC, +AFs-1d20+ADwAIQ--- Official Roll --+AD4AXQ- +AD0AJg-gt+ADs- +AFs-1,2+AF0- +AD0- (3)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-There seems to be some kind of diagram surrounding the vat but whatever it is is covered in soot and ash and is almost hidden from sight.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(112) Kha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Some type of arcane spell I think+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Arcane, huh? Saradar? Any idea?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(85) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Hmph. Larders that haven't been touched in months and a contraption to heat a glorified tomb for the undead. Why do I get the feeling the Lady didn't own this castle so much as take from someone else?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (111) Git looks for something to sweep away the ash with. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-whispering to Lunauc, apart from the wood and a silver pail that's half hidden behind the stack, there's not much else of interest in the chamber.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (111) Git setles to kicking at the soot to clear off the diagram +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(85) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-What are you doing?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-I'm not entirely sure.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-whispering to Lunauc, it seems to be a pentagram...+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(85) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-You don't what that'll do.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-Sure enough, a tongue of orange-yellow fire shoots upward from the pit and caresses the bottom of the vat, as if in response.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-What it will do is give us a better look.+ACY-quot+ADs- :as he finishes, revealing a pentagram, he stares for a second, before flinching fromthe fire burst. Looking to the clames, he calls: +ACY-quot+ADs-Saradar, you're thoughts..?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(85) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Aye, you see? Best to leave it be. We've got a knight in rusted armor to see.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-(113) Shun (exit): +ADw-/span+AD4APA-st1:time Hour+AD0AIg-23+ACI- Minute+AD0AIg-31+ACIAPgA8-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-23:31+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/st1:time+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4-:To Aggy: +ACY-quot+ADs-Alright... we may as well head up, maybe we can see where these pipes go.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (112) Kha falls in behind Git and Agatha as they head out +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (85) Agatha leads the way up, Bar'eth-el at the ready. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (111) Git heads up to the next floor up +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-After a while, you eventually re-enter the curving corridor that had an illusion of an outdoor canyon. The stairs continue upwards.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (111) Git continues up +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-After about another 20', the stairs eventually widen a bit (though not by much) and voices can clearly be heard. Guttural chanting and cries of deliriously ecstasy can be heard in the distance above you.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Well.. someone's having a good time.+ACY-quot+ADs- :comments as he makes his way slowly up:+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-(127) Gautam (enter): +ADw-/span+AD4APA-st1:time Hour+AD0AIg-23+ACI- Minute+AD0AIg-42+ACIAPgA8-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-23:42+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/st1:time+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-Attempting to assign the role of PLAYER to (127) Gautam...+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) TaliesinNYC+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-Booting '(85) Gautam' from room...+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-(85) Gautam (exit): +ADw-/span+AD4APA-st1:time Hour+AD0AIg-23+ACI- Minute+AD0AIg-43+ACIAPgA8-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-23:43+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/st1:time+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-(folks, can we please speed things up? there's no reason why it has to drag on like this)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(127) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-More of them? What do these heathens want with so many children?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(112) Kha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-We are looking for the death night who ran away right? So maybe we sould just head to the boss lady and get her attention, the Death Knight is under her control, and probably reletivly high up in her oginization, so she may sick him on us.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-A god needs worshippers.. and kids are impressionable.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(112) Kha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Not impressionable Git, compleatly controled via the One Power+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(112) Kha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-So controled that if she ordered them to stop breathing they would do so until they died.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Yeah... wonderful.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (127) Agatha continues up slowly and quietly. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4-(we enter 46?)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-(eventually)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4-(the stairs continue up?)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-The stairs halt at a landing and continue up after a few feet. An archway is off to one side.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (112) Kha continues up the stirs toward the chanting +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (111) Git moves to the archway, staying off to one side, out of sight for the most part of those beyond, as he looks in. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-Through the archway can be seen a circular room filled with coils of sweet dark smoke and thin pillars of alabaster. The walls are hung with tapestries, and no light enters from outside. Only candles illuminate the mass being held here. The ceiling is hidden but at least 20' to 30' up.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-To your right, five or six priests are praying and abasing themselves before a black altar carved with a white serpent symbol. A tall, thin priest wearing rich white robes and holding a staff is leading the congregation. He holds a chalice on high and is pouring from it onto the altar where the liquid smokes and vanishes. A golden helmet also sits on the altar.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-Other details of the room are difficult to see through the incense. you can make out some sort of mosaic in the center of the floor and perhaps a door to one side of the chamber.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (112) Kha enters the room and peers at the abased priests, then to the helmet and standing cleric +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (127) Agatha stares at Kha's foolish forwardness and waits for a reaction before charging in. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(112) Kha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Hello priests of Talakara the Goddess, we are looking for someone, could you point us in the right direction?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (111) Git stares at Kha's back in awe of ridiculousness +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-The tall thin priest turns with a sudden start and whips his head around, hurling a curse in your direction.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-A shimmering robe of golden light comes into being and wraps itself around his body. The other priests look up with shock at your intrusion.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(112) Kha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-That a no?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-(init)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(127) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Lovely.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (111) Git shrinks back before he's spotted, drawing his bow +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(127) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4-init: +AFs-1d20+ADwAIQ--- Official Roll --+AD4AXQ- +AD0AJg-gt+ADs- +AFs-1,3+AF0- +AD0- (4)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4-init: +AFs-1d20+ADwAIQ--- Official Roll --+AD4AXQ- +AD0AJg-gt+ADs- +AFs-20,4+AF0- +AD0- (24)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(112) Kha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4-INIT: +AFs-1d20+ADwAIQ--- Official Roll --+AD4AXQ- +AD0AJg-gt+ADs- +AFs-2,7+AF0- +AD0- (9)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-whispering to TaliesinNYC, +AFs-1d20+ADwAIQ--- Official Roll --+AD4AXQ- +AD0AJg-gt+ADs- +AFs-12,3+AF0- +AD0- (15)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-(24, Git)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (111) Git draws back an arrow and moves into the archway, opening fire on the priest in white +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4-Shortbow(sneak) Attack Roll: +ADw-b+AD4AWw-1d20+ADwAIQ--- Official Roll --+AD4AXQ- +AD0AJg-gt+ADs- +AFs-20,10+AF0- +AD0- (30)+ADw-/b+AD4- +AD0APQA9ACY-gt+ADs- Damage: +ADw-b+AD4AWw-1d6+3d4AXQ- +AD0AJg-gt+ADs- +AFs-5,4,3,5,0+AF0- +AD0- (17)+ADw-/b+AD4APA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4-Shortbow(sneak) Attack Roll: +ADw-b+AD4AWw-1d20+ADwAIQ--- Official Roll --+AD4AXQ- +AD0AJg-gt+ADs- +AFs-4,10+AF0- +AD0- (14)+ADw-/b+AD4- +AD0APQA9ACY-gt+ADs- Damage: +ADw-b+AD4AWw-1d6+3d4AXQ- +AD0AJg-gt+ADs- +AFs-1,2,5,1,0+AF0- +AD0- (9)+ADw-/b+AD4APA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4-(threat and crit check)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-(load minis)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-(132) Gautam (enter): 00:05+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-Attempting to assign the role of PLAYER to (132) Gautam...+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) TaliesinNYC+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-Booting '(127) Gautam' from room...+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-(127) Gautam (exit): +ADw-/span+AD4APA-st1:time Hour+AD0AIg-0+ACI- Minute+AD0AIg-5+ACIAPgA8-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-00:05+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/st1:time+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-whispering to WasabiKid, hi+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-(121) WasabiKid (exit): +ADw-/span+AD4APA-st1:time Hour+AD0AIg-0+ACI- Minute+AD0AIg-7+ACIAPgA8-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-00:07+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/st1:time+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-(how much damage on Berrigan?)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-(it was full damage, so how much was that?)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4-(just 17 I suppose)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-(133) WasabiKid (enter): +ADw-/span+AD4APA-st1:time Hour+AD0AIg-0+ACI- Minute+AD0AIg-9+ACIAPgA8-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-00:09+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/st1:time+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4-(full on the dmg roll or the sneak dmg as well?)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-The bolt whistles through the air and impales itself through his shoulder blade. A crimson stain immediately spreads through his vestments.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-(dmg roll, not sneak)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-(Kha, 9)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4-(ok, 18 then)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (112) Kha throws up his hands in frustration +ADw-/span+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Why cant people just talk instead of trying to kill me when I ask them a simple question?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4- +ACoAKg- draws his dagger +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(112) Kha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4-(( Done ))+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-With an effort, the priest in the now crimson-stained white robes spits an epithet at Kha, while his underlings grab hold of battlestaves and rush forth. A bald-headed child, about the age of twelve, mutters a prayer and points one hand at Git.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-whispering to Lunauc, will save+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(112) Kha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4-Will save: +AFs-1d20+ADwAIQ--- Official Roll --+AD4AXQ- +AD0AJg-gt+ADs- +AFs-1,14+AF0- +AD0- (15)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-whispering to Dj Gilcrease, failure+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4-Will save: +AFs-1d20+ADwAIQ--- Official Roll --+AD4AXQ- +AD0AJg-gt+ADs- +AFs-18,2+AF0- +AD0- (20)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-Kha freezes in place.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-whispering to Lunauc, you feel the urge to lay down your arms but resist.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(132) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Oh no.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(132) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Saradar, can you knock them out?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(112) Kha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4-(( he seems to have vanished ))+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AKg-the arch is where Git is fyi)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-(player is afk or something, I've tried IMing him)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-The remaining acolytes rush at Git and Agatha.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-(Agatha, 4)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (111) Git groans. +ACY-quot+ADs-Mind the lethal force on the children, right?+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(132) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Aye, this is going to be unpleasant.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-(trying to keep things moving because it seems Gautam is lagging. someone want to run Agatha for this combat please?)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(132) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4-((I'm here. Sorry I was waiting on the kids))+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-(The priests aren't going to get to you for another round, so make your roll.)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(132) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-The priest is fair game though.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (132) Agatha rushes the blood-stained priest and attack with the flat side of her axe. ((non-lethal)) +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(132) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4-attack: +AFs-1d204+ADwAIQ--- Official Roll --+AD4AXQ- +AD0AJg-gt+ADs- +AFs-5,15,-4+AF0- +AD0- (16)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-(hit)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(132) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4-dmg: +AFs-1d12+ADwAIQ--- Official Roll --+AD4AXQ- +AD0AJg-gt+ADs- +AFs-3,9+AF0- +AD0- (12) ((is that right?))+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-He collapses to the ground and lets go of the staff, which subsequently clatters to the floor.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-On seeing that, the remaining priests throw themselves to the ground begging for mercy.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-Kha is still frozen.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-whispering to Dj Gilcrease, hold person, though you do get a will save this round+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/i+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Well.. that was quick and easy.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(112) Kha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4-Will save: +AFs-1d20+ADwAIQ--- Official Roll --+AD4AXQ- +AD0AJg-gt+ADs- +AFs-2,8+AF0- +AD0- (10)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (132) Agatha has no patience. +ACY-quot+ADs-Stop yer blubbering+ACE- Who are you and what have you done to these children?+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-(still frozen)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (111) Git moves into the room, kneeling down to the priest who tried to enspell him, +ACY-quot+ADs-hey, boyo, any chance you can unparalyze the dimwit?+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Acolyte1+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-They're willing worshippers of the Goddess of course.+ACY-quot+ADs- (bewildered)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-(the boy? he looks at you uncomprehendingly, a half-snarl crosses his face but then he looks away in shame)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Acolyte2+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-We've done nothing. We serve the Goddess with all our love and devotion.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Acolyte3+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Her Voice called to us and we came willingly. All glory to the might of the Goddess+ACEAJg-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Acolyte4+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Talakara of the Eternal Throne+ACE- She rules over all and will destroy the Nine Council+ACEAJg-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-The head priest is unconscious.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Well... I'm glad you all have found such a joy in religion. And we'll be happy to let you go about your worshipping. We just need to know where to find a certain servant of Talakara first.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (132) Agatha yanks by his hair the nearest acolyte to his feet. +ACY-quot+ADs-Of all the useless...Where is the Lady's knight?+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Acolyte1+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-We have no destiny but our eternal devotion.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Acolyte2+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-We are bound to her eternal and indomitible will.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Acolyte3+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-We are forbidden to enter the highest spires of this castle.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Is that where he is?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Acolyte4+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Though the shadows are ever-watchful.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-The boy looks back at Git and nods quickly, then looks over your shoulder as if in fear.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (111) Git glances back over his shoulder, wondering what the boy is looking at. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-Shadows drape the farthest wall of the chamber, shrouding this temple sanctuary in gloom.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (132) Agatha turns to the boy, still clutching a hapless worshipper in one hand and her axe in the other. +ACY-quot+ADs-What's your name, lad?+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Acolyte1+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Spare us from your weapons+ACEAJg-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4-:while watching the shadows: +ACY-quot+ADs-Tell me, pions, any of you know what that big boiler downstairs is for?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Acolyte2+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Spare us from your wrath+ACEAJg-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Acolyte3+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Spare us from your vengeance+ACEAJg-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (93) Acolyte4 cringes in fear as he looks over his shoulder and says, +ACY-quot+ADs-Though the shadows are ever-vigilant...+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Falan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Fa...Falan.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Acolyte1+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-We are forbidden to leave our chambers...+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Acolyte2+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-...for all our time is spent in prayer...+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Acolyte3+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-...in servitude to the Goddess...+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Acolyte4+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-...for the shadows are ever-present.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Eesh.. talking about a boring existance.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (132) Agatha smiles slightly. There's still hope. +ACY-quot+ADs-Falan, do you know where you are?+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (93) Falan nods as if confused. +ACY-quot+ADs-What is hope? +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Literally or figuratively?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (93) Falan looks at you dumbly. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (132) Agatha raises an eyebrow. Did she say that first part out loud? +ACY-quot+ADs-Where are your parents lad?+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Falan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-My parents...+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (93) Falan catches himself and looks back at Agatha, blurting out, +ACY-quot+ADs-The Goddess is my Mother+ACEAJg-quot+ADs- (then looks at Berrigan for approval, then back at you as if confused) +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(112) Kha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4-(( AFK for a smoke ))+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-In that case, you could use a Nanny.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-Emotions cross his face -- doubt, confusion, fear -- in swift succession.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Voice+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-My da....he's in chains.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-So, where is the highest spire, we might find the knight in?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Falan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-My da...he's in chains.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (93) Falan looks down. +ACY-quot+ADs-And my ma....she's....she's....she's dead.+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(132) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Where? Where are they holding your father?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-hm..?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Falan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-They told me to come with them, that I'd be taken care of.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(132) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Is he here? Here in the castle?+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (93) Acolyte1 looks at Falan in outrage, as do the rest of his companions. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Falan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-He's a slave.+ACY-quot+ADs- (ashmaedly)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Falan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-He+ACY-quot+ADs- (points to the head priest) +ACY-quot+ADs-sold him off.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-A tear rolls down his cheek.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (132) Agatha sighs and smiles sadly as throws her whimpering captive aside. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Well... maybe we'll be able to find who he was sold to.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-The boy priest -- an acolyte really -- who had been so keen on your injury or death earlier -- breaks down in misery and begins to cry as he collapses against one wall and throws his staff away.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (132) Agatha approaches the boy and holds him. +ACY-quot+ADs-It's alright. It'll be over soon.+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(112) Kha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4-(( back ))+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(112) Kha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4-Will save: +AFs-1d20+ADwAIQ--- Official Roll --+AD4AXQ- +AD0AJg-gt+ADs- +AFs-20,8+AF0- +AD0- (28)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (112) Kha stumbles as his body frees itself from the magic +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-The other acolytes continue their begging, blubbering and whining.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(112) Kha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Well that went well, didnt even have to kill the priest.+ACY-quot+ADs- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- sits down next to the boy and examins him +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4-:ppers aside at Kha, offering in sarcasm: +ACY-quot+ADs-Oh, yeah.. that went wonderfully. It was a brilliant idea you had there.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (132) Agatha is still holding Falan. +ACY-quot+ADs-Kha, Git, could you kindly gag and tie them, or knock them out? I don't care which so long as they shut up.+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-(138) +ADw-/span+AD4APA-st1:City+AD4APA-st1:place+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-Normal+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/st1:place+AD4APA-/st1:City+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4- (enter): +ADw-/span+AD4APA-st1:time Hour+AD0AIg-13+ACI- Minute+AD0AIg-2+ACIAPgA8-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-01:02+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/st1:time+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (111) Git gives a nod to Aggy, as she consoles the boy. +ACY-quot+ADs-Yes, Ma'am.+ACY-quot+ADs- :He moves to tie up the unconcious priest with bits of his own clothes+ADs- sash, belt, strips cut from his robe.. whatever. And he is sure to scour through the man's belongings as he does. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(112) Kha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-He is being controled as well, but it has not taken hold. give me a bit to remove it+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(132) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Are you sure you can do it without harming the lad?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (112) Kha focuses on the boy, his fingers twitching as if he is manipulating something +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (132) Agatha steps back helplessly. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4-(afk a min)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-Kha lapses into a trance much as he did before.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-The head priest on the other hand groans as he eventually comes to.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (111) Git puts a dagger to the awakening priest's throat, +ACY-quot+ADs-Good morning.+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (132) Agatha finishes tying up the last acolyte and lets Git handle the interrogation this time. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Who...who are you?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-We're guests.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-We're here to see the Death Knight.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-I see. You'll never get out of here alive+ACEAJg-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (93) Berrigan looks at the dagger and flinches. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-If you're here to see Sir Agrovale, he will be your doom.+ACY-quot+ADs- (smiles weakly)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Sorry, but I rather hope you're wrong. Where is he?+AKMAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (93) Berrigan shrugs as best as his injured shoulder will allow. +ACY-quot+ADs-Where he always is. At the side of the Goddess, for the shadows are all-knowing.+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Right... so.. highest spire..?+AKMAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-The spires of the castle are where the Goddess resides, in a direct path to her domain.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Her.. Domain..?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-For the shadows are all-powerful.+ACY-quot+ADs- +ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Her domain in which she reigns from on high, for the shadows are ever-watchful.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-So.. she can see us through the shadows, huh?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (93) Berrigan glances down at the dagger at his throat and gulps. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-She is one with the darkness, and the darkness in her. She is Talakara, the Night Mother.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (111) Git groans. +ACY-quot+ADs-Splendid... Though if she sees all through shadows, then she sure doesn't seem to care what happens to you.+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (93) Berrigan shakes his head. +ACY-quot+ADs-She would never do that+ACEAJg-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Well.. at least you understand that much.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-I failed her in some way to be allowed to be captured by you+ACE- You on the other hand, will never get out of Caer Thorne alive+ACEAJg-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (93) Berrigan tries to look defiant but seems ready to break at any moment. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4-:bored: +ACY-quot+ADs-Uh huh.. that's nice. By the way, you know what that big boiler downstairs is for?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-It's really been bugging me.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-The boiler?+ACY-quot+ADs- (seems confused)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-(140) Mudguard (enter): +ADw-/span+AD4APA-st1:time Hour+AD0AIg-13+ACI- Minute+AD0AIg-27+ACIAPgA8-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-01:27+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/st1:time+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-The big vat down the stairs over a big fire, with pipes running out of it up to the ceiling...+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-(140) Mudguard (exit): +ADw-/span+AD4APA-st1:time Hour+AD0AIg-13+ACI- Minute+AD0AIg-28+ACIAPgA8-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-01:28+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/st1:time+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Ah. That's the heating system for the caer.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4-:grins to the others: +ACY-quot+ADs-Heh.. am I good or what?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4-:back to the priest: +ACY-quot+ADs-Anyway.. how many more worshippers are there here?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4-...+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(132) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Well? Answer the man before he gets a case of the shakes.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-How many worshippers?+ACY-quot+ADs- (glances over at the other wall)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-As many points of lights in the sky as there are shadows in this room, for the touch of the Goddess shall strike you dead where you stand+ACEAJg-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-He puts on a brave face.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-So... ten.. fifteen..? I'd like a number.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (111) Git draws the dagger along hte skin of the man's neck, just enough to draw blood. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-You wouldn't dare kill me.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-A hundred hundred thousand.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (111) Git raises a brow. +ACY-quot+ADs-I ratehr doubt you could fit that many folks in here.+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (132) Agatha checks to see if the boy is still entranced. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4-:sighs and looks to Kha: +ACY-quot+ADs-Is this idiot being contorlled too, or can I kiill him?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-He's beginning to fall asleep (but whether from concentration or because of Kha is difficult to tell. +AD0-P)+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (112) Kha id focused on the boy to the exlusion of all else +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-We are everywhere, for the shadows see all, know all and are all.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(111) Git+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-7D774D'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-That's really rather vague. How many human worshippers are in this Caer right now?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-We are as numberless as the shadows in this room, for the shadows are all-powerful and omnipotent.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (93) Berrigan glances at the dagger and back at Git, meaningfully. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(132) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Hmph. I'll bet the little maggot doesn't even know. After all, if your Goddess is so great, then you're less than a pebble in her eyes. And anything you have to say couldn't hurt her...+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(132) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-But you could spare yourself a world of pain and certain death if you tell us what we want to hear.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (132) Agatha stops and studies Berrigan for a moment. Then she turns to the drapes and starts to tear them down. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (93) Berrigan shudders and blinks his eyes shut. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-The acolytes are freaking.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (132) Agatha stops and turns back to them. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-Gloom pervades the walls of the temple sanctuary.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(132) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-That got a response.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-With a shaking voice, Berrigan opens his eyes and says to you, +ACY-quot+ADs-I...I...will tell you what you need to know....but please, spare me from your wrath...for the shadows...the shadows--+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-A shadow steps away from the wall and glances at the head priest with a look of amusement, and then melts into the gloom.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (132) Agatha looks to Git. +ACY-quot+ADs-Did you see that?+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-Berrigan shrieks as the shade steps out of the gloom and begins to froth at the mouth, then pales white. +ACY-quot+ADs-The shadows+ACEAJg-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-(138) +ADw-/span+AD4APA-st1:City+AD4APA-st1:place+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-Normal+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/st1:place+AD4APA-/st1:City+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4- (exit): +ADw-/span+AD4APA-st1:time Hour+AD0AIg-14+ACI- Minute+AD0AIg-2+ACIAPgA8-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-02:02+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/st1:time+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-(141) Mindless (enter): +ADw-/span+AD4APA-st1:time Hour+AD0AIg-14+ACI- Minute+AD0AIg-2+ACIAPgA8-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-02:02+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/st1:time+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (132) Agatha steps between the shadow and the other, Bar'eth-el bared. +ACY-quot+ADs-Do you mind? We're having a conversation here.+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(132) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4-((others+ACo-))+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4APA-i+AD4APA-u+AD4-Server Administrator+ADw-/u+AD4--+ACY-gt+ADsAPA-/i+AD4APA-/b+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-Kicking '(133) WasabiKid' from server... Removing dead client+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-(133) WasabiKid (exit): +ADw-/span+AD4APA-st1:time Hour+AD0AIg-14+ACI- Minute+AD0AIg-3+ACIAPgA8-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-02:03+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/st1:time+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-(141) Mindless (exit): +ADw-/span+AD4APA-st1:time Hour+AD0AIg-14+ACI- Minute+AD0AIg-3+ACIAPgA8-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-02:03+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/st1:time+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) The shadow+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-I have been ordered by the Masssster to sssseee you through thisssss Caer.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-The undead thing seems faintly amused by the priest's predicament. +ACY-quot+ADs-He hasss ssssserved the human well.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (93) The shadow turns to Agatha and bows deeply. +ACY-quot+ADs-Asssss you command, ssssso it shall be done.+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (93) The shadow stands up to its full height and then steps back into the shadowy gloom, and is gone. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (132) Agatha keeps her eyes trained on the walls as she speaks. +ACY-quot+ADs-Now then, you were about to tell us your numbers?+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Less than twenty.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(132) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Good man. Is Agrovale really in the highest tower or were you just spewing nonsense?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-He walks the high spires.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-He rarely comes down to the +ADw-/span+AD4APA-st1:City+AD4APA-st1:place+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-Temple+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/st1:place+AD4APA-/st1:City+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4- level.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-This place is the Court of Justice.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(132) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Much better. How do we break the Lady's hold on the children?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (93) Berrigan gestures around him. +ACY-quot+ADs-Above are the Chambers of Mercy and still further are the Spires of Eternity. And further onwards are the domain of the Goddess.+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(132) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-And how many children has she taken?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-The Goddess consorts with a woman in white. I have never spoken to her.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-This woman has a special connection with the Goddess and sends acolytes to our care every now and then.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-We have five here at the moment, but have raised ten times as much over the years.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(132) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Is she Il'ythiri?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-She is human from what little I have seen.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(132) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Was one of the children a red haired boy?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Yes.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(132) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-How long ago did he pass through here? How old did he appear?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-He was not suitable for training after a week here and was subsequently sold.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(132) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Sold? To who?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Roughly three years ago. We do not have very many red-haired children here, and he had a temper the color of his hair.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Najardac of the Empty Hand, a lord in Suderham.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-A member of the Nine Council. He had taken a special interest in him.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (93) Berrigan licks his lips as he glances at the dagger at his throat. +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(112) Kha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:purple'+AD4-(( I am starting to nod off, and since Kha is occupied I am gona hit the sack, see ya tomarrow ))+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(132) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-I see...+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-((we can stop here then))+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-((or at least until Berrigan stops talking))+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-0080C0'+AD4-(112) Kha+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/b+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-0080C0'+AD4-: Disconnecting from server...+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-(112) Dj Gilcrease (exit): +ADw-/span+AD4APA-st1:time Hour+AD0AIg-14+ACI- Minute+AD0AIg-22+ACIAPgA8-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-FF8000'+AD4-02:22+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/st1:time+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(132) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-The gold helmet there. What is it for?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(132) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4-((I'm almost done. This will be my last question.))+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-An offering to the Goddess.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-A slight smile creeps in on his lips, then vanishes.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(132) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Is it magical?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-It has powers of its own.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(132) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-What does it do?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-It helps those who are lost find their way.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(132) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Literally, or does it allow you to control the children?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Why don't you try it on and see for yourself?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(132) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Don't toy with me. You want me to call our gloomy friend back?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-I'm perfectly serious.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-Again that mysterious smile, which just as quickly vanishes.+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(132) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Fine. Keep your damn secret.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:green'+AD4AKgAq- (93) Berrigan shrugs. +ACY-quot+ADs-The secret is open for the taking.+ACY-quot+ADs- +ACoAKgA8-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(132) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-One last question. The woman you described, who brings the children. What is her name?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-She calls herself Selene but I am certain that is not her real name.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(132) Agatha+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:+ACM-833501'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-Fair enough. Any questions from you Git?+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-She is about your height, with auburn hair, the coldest, palest skin imaginable and eyes as dark as pools of +ADw-/span+AD4APA-st1:time Hour+AD0AIg-0+ACI- Minute+AD0AIg-0+ACIAPgA8-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-midnight+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/st1:time+AD4APA-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) Berrigan+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4AJg-quot+ADs-And dresses in whte robes or a white garment. She has a habit of speaking softly.+ACY-quot+ADsAPA-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-((think we can stop here actually since Git isn't around or if he is, the player's been afk for a while))+ADw-/span+AD4APA-br+AD4- +ADw-b+AD4-(93) DM+ADw-/b+AD4-: +ADw-span style+AD0-'color:red'+AD4-see you in a week+ADw-/span+AD4APA-/p+AD4- +ADw-/div+AD4- +ADw-/body+AD4- +ADw-/html+AD4-
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