CH3-04 Down by the shore

A chance occurrence in London's Heathrow Airport leads to a desperate search to find answers to terrible lost knowledge.

Moderator: ghill

Re: CH3-04 Down by the shore

Postby ghill » Thu Jan 04, 2018 4:16 pm

Spoiler:
Nope you're OK at the moment, you've only lost three SAN so far so you are still looking after yourself so no HP loss. Only after you lose 5 SAN you lose one HP as well. However, you automatically heal D3-1 at the end of every week. So at the moment, you are OK physically mentally another matter.


OK, Greg falls into the same pattern of long days and little sleep but seems to be making significant headway on the next section he still isn't finished until a week after everyone else has completed their tasks.

Andy starts writing the article he's promised, Jock. Liz is tied up with computer work and Jacob spends his time looking at the output she gets from her little forays.

OOC:   Everyone but Greg can I have any other actions. Jacob will look at all the other data which Andy and Liz found while trawling the British Library. if you really have no ideas what to do next then we can do Idea roll but there are more clues you have discovered you simply need to see the links.  


OOC:   BtRat, can I have another 5 rolls.  
User avatar
ghill
Keeper
Keeper
 
Posts: 2518
Joined: Wed Feb 18, 2009 3:27 pm
Location: UK

Re: CH3-04 Down by the shore

Postby BenTheRat » Thu Jan 04, 2018 6:16 pm

OOC:   uggh, this is a lot of rolls. So how many weeks has it been, kind of losing track. I think I should be at full health now.

If 2 weeks, week 1:
BenTheRat rolled 1d3-1 and got a total of 1:
2
week 2:
BenTheRat rolled 1d3-1 and got a total of 1:
2
 


Greg continues working on the translations, making notes and if finds anything he feels is relavent, he will pass it onto the others right away.

Spoiler:
1:
BenTheRat rolled 1d100 and got a total of 4:
4

2:
BenTheRat rolled 1d100 and got a total of 55:
55

3:
BenTheRat rolled 1d100 and got a total of 49:
49

4:
BenTheRat rolled 1d100 and got a total of 97:
97

5:
BenTheRat rolled 1d100 and got a total of 86:
86


OOC:   The first was a critical success, so not sure if that helped the next roll that barely failed. The last 2 I failed horribly though.  
Call of Cthulhu
Arkham Horror
Cthulhu Wars
****************
The Rat's Haunting
A Star on the Shore
****************
A Dream of Japan
Watch the World Burn
Shadows over Dunwich
User avatar
BenTheRat
Keeper
Keeper
 
Posts: 3776
Joined: Sun Jul 03, 2011 9:24 pm

Re: CH3-04 Down by the shore

Postby Mr. Handy » Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:32 am

Image

Liz begins to sift through the data she got from Kush Nderton, but there's just too much of it for her to make much sense of it.

Spoiler:
Library Use roll (60% skill) sifting through the data from Kush Nderton:
Mr. Handy rolled 1d100 and got a total of 74:
74
Doctor Who/Call of Cthulhu Campaign:
(viewforum.php?f=176)The Terror Out of Time
The Ninth Planet
The Shadow Over Dunwich
The Brotherhood of Death
The Horror in the Blackout
User avatar
Mr. Handy
Admin
Admin
 
Posts: 30211
Joined: Thu Oct 26, 2006 10:44 pm
Location: Philadelphia

Re: CH3-04 Down by the shore

Postby ghill » Tue Jan 09, 2018 4:02 pm

Jacob spends the week looking at all the notes Andrew and Liz made while working in the British Library he also starts to write some fairly comprehensive notes of his own as well as looking at the dates for travel arrangements pulled from the charity and making phone calls to a Rabbinical School where he seems to have friends.

Jacob: Fomalhaut the star which keeps getting referenced in your notes it's not normally in the Northern sky, I think it probably was visible if this City of Yb is where I think it might be or have been, but it will be visible in the Northern sky this year in about two months time coincidentally all those Charity workers for whom Kush Nerdton has made travel arrangements the last one arrives the day before Fomalhaut is at its zenith.
User avatar
ghill
Keeper
Keeper
 
Posts: 2518
Joined: Wed Feb 18, 2009 3:27 pm
Location: UK

Re: CH3-04 Down by the shore

Postby Mr. Handy » Wed Jan 10, 2018 3:48 am

Image

"I don't think it's a coincidence at all," says Liz, "That must be when they're planning to...do whatever they're planning to do, and we have until then to stop them. There may not be enough time to translate the whole thing. We may have to focus on the more relevant parts, such as the ones concerning Malta, and the end of the story."
Doctor Who/Call of Cthulhu Campaign:
(viewforum.php?f=176)The Terror Out of Time
The Ninth Planet
The Shadow Over Dunwich
The Brotherhood of Death
The Horror in the Blackout
User avatar
Mr. Handy
Admin
Admin
 
Posts: 30211
Joined: Thu Oct 26, 2006 10:44 pm
Location: Philadelphia

Re: CH3-04 Down by the shore

Postby ghill » Wed Jan 10, 2018 4:30 pm

Greg has thoroughly read the thesis - Actually he can confirm that as far as Gossham is concerned the Maltese islands were where the Verbti sought refuge from the great flood.

Spoiler:
While Greg will have to continue his research his original ideas about this section describes a method both to summon and banish Cuthugha.
User avatar
ghill
Keeper
Keeper
 
Posts: 2518
Joined: Wed Feb 18, 2009 3:27 pm
Location: UK

Re: CH3-04 Down by the shore

Postby BenTheRat » Fri Jan 12, 2018 4:52 pm

Greg sends out a message to everyone else. "It looks like the Verbti worship the god Cuthugha, and if my guess is correct, they want this because it describes a way to summon him. It also describes how to banish him, so if they do summon him, we could try to banish him. Back to research, I'll keep you updated."

Spoiler:
I'm going to spend some extra time on how to banish Cuthugha. I got the bad feeling, we are going to need it.
Call of Cthulhu
Arkham Horror
Cthulhu Wars
****************
The Rat's Haunting
A Star on the Shore
****************
A Dream of Japan
Watch the World Burn
Shadows over Dunwich
User avatar
BenTheRat
Keeper
Keeper
 
Posts: 3776
Joined: Sun Jul 03, 2011 9:24 pm

Re: CH3-04 Down by the shore

Postby Mr. Handy » Sat Jan 13, 2018 3:51 am

Image

"Yes, that would be good to know," replies Liz. "We may need to send that thing back to its dimension or whatever."
Doctor Who/Call of Cthulhu Campaign:
(viewforum.php?f=176)The Terror Out of Time
The Ninth Planet
The Shadow Over Dunwich
The Brotherhood of Death
The Horror in the Blackout
User avatar
Mr. Handy
Admin
Admin
 
Posts: 30211
Joined: Thu Oct 26, 2006 10:44 pm
Location: Philadelphia

Re: CH3-04 Down by the shore

Postby carnage_lee » Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:49 pm

Andy Wade

Andy starts to write an article for publication but keep stopping, revising and never quite getting the proper slant on the story that would make it publishable. The problem is with confirming his suspicions - he quickly realises that no 'sane' editor would publish the 'real story'. He needed concrete evidence, there wasn't any, the pieces all fitted but could not be confirmed.

Despondent, Andy spends his time sifting through the data they've gathered, liaising with Liz and Jacob.

Talking things through with the others:

"So, it looks like all of Rudaj's 'goons' will be on Malta at the same time... that looks ominous... if Rudaj needs to enact some ceremony, and that seems likely from the murals then that's when it's going to happen. Ohh, Liz are there any travel plans for these people after whatever they might be planning?"


OOC:   Sorry for not being around recently, should be back in the swing of things now.  
User avatar
carnage_lee
Admin
Admin
 
Posts: 2170
Joined: Tue Nov 01, 2005 10:57 am
Location: Orpington, Kent, UK

Re: CH3-04 Down by the shore

Postby Mr. Handy » Wed Jan 17, 2018 5:35 am

Image

"Let me check," says Liz, looking through the data.
Doctor Who/Call of Cthulhu Campaign:
(viewforum.php?f=176)The Terror Out of Time
The Ninth Planet
The Shadow Over Dunwich
The Brotherhood of Death
The Horror in the Blackout
User avatar
Mr. Handy
Admin
Admin
 
Posts: 30211
Joined: Thu Oct 26, 2006 10:44 pm
Location: Philadelphia

Re: CH3-04 Down by the shore

Postby ghill » Wed Jan 17, 2018 11:38 pm

Liz quickly determines that without exception the tickets were all one way to Malta
User avatar
ghill
Keeper
Keeper
 
Posts: 2518
Joined: Wed Feb 18, 2009 3:27 pm
Location: UK

Re: CH3-04 Down by the shore

Postby Mr. Handy » Thu Jan 18, 2018 4:09 am

Image

"Looks like after they do their thing, they don't intend to come back," says Liz.

Spoiler:
Are they all going by commercial flight, or are any of them (i.e, Rudaj) taking a private plane?
Doctor Who/Call of Cthulhu Campaign:
(viewforum.php?f=176)The Terror Out of Time
The Ninth Planet
The Shadow Over Dunwich
The Brotherhood of Death
The Horror in the Blackout
User avatar
Mr. Handy
Admin
Admin
 
Posts: 30211
Joined: Thu Oct 26, 2006 10:44 pm
Location: Philadelphia

Re: CH3-04 Down by the shore

Postby ghill » Thu Jan 18, 2018 2:20 pm

Spoiler:
She can't see any tickets for Rudaj and all the other tickets are all on commercial flights.
User avatar
ghill
Keeper
Keeper
 
Posts: 2518
Joined: Wed Feb 18, 2009 3:27 pm
Location: UK

Re: CH3-04 Down by the shore

Postby Mr. Handy » Fri Jan 19, 2018 4:14 am

Image

"Rudaj, if he's going, isn't flying commercial," says Liz. "He prolly has a private jet, though. The others all booked tickets on commercial flights, but with them arriving on different days, there's no real way to stop them going. If they'd all been going the day before, I could have maybe hacked the airline and got them bumped off the flight, or grounded it."
Doctor Who/Call of Cthulhu Campaign:
(viewforum.php?f=176)The Terror Out of Time
The Ninth Planet
The Shadow Over Dunwich
The Brotherhood of Death
The Horror in the Blackout
User avatar
Mr. Handy
Admin
Admin
 
Posts: 30211
Joined: Thu Oct 26, 2006 10:44 pm
Location: Philadelphia

Previous

Return to Watch the World Burn

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest