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In the years after the oceans drank Atlantis, and long before the brothers Romulus and Remus founded their great city, there was the age of Hyboria. A time lost to history, a time of savage swords and strange sorcery...

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Re: IC

Postby Rooter » Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:41 pm

Knowing there is nothing he can do about the others' predicament, Fenn continues climbing carefully down, hoping to reach the bottom before long.
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Re: IC

Postby Mr. Handy » Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:51 am

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Claudius unsheathes his sword and looks around while Fenn catches up to them.
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Re: IC

Postby Cotton » Tue Sep 25, 2018 7:19 am

Claudius and Anakunaisi have landed in a hallway of sorts. Water fills it up to their ankles, and the fog ends above their heads like a strange cloud. The wall they were climbing down is at their backs, and in front of them is a rough cut corridor, too intentional to be natural but lacking in anything but utility. Fenn has managed his way down by the time Anakunaisi has got a torch lit. Its fire looks sickly in the green tinged light that emanates from down the passage.
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Re: IC

Postby Mr. Handy » Wed Sep 26, 2018 4:51 am

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"Shall I take the lead?" whispers Claudius. "I can move silently and still be prepared to deal with any trouble ahead."
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Re: IC

Postby evil_scientist » Wed Sep 26, 2018 9:58 am

Anakunaisi nods. "Take the lead. We follow a few steps behind."

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If the sickly light is enough to see, Anakunaisi doesn't light a torch. A torch attracts attention.
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Re: IC

Postby Mr. Handy » Thu Sep 27, 2018 4:47 am

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Claudius advances softly, gripping his greatsword in both hands.

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Sneak roll (50% skill) in the corridor:
Mr. Handy rolled 1d100:
87
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Re: IC

Postby Rooter » Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:02 am

Fenn brings up the rear.
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Re: IC

Postby Cotton » Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:08 am

The trio move down the corridor at a snail’s pace, the sound of their splashing footfalls echoing around them. They emerge into a cavernous room, and are stopped dead in their tracks by the simultaneously terrifying and awe-inspiring sight before them. Towards the back of the room, partly submerged in water and muck, is a titanic corpse. A creature with a bulbous head reminiscent of both a whale and a pale, hairless man. It’s visible appendages terminate in clawed, flipper like growths. The reek of the thing is almost enough to overcome the scouts completely, and, horrifyingly, the green light they have been navigating by seems to emanate from its slick, rubbery flesh. If the scouts can keep their wits about them, they notice the rushing and splashing of recently awakened cultists who begin to emerge from alcoves cut into the rooms walls.

OOC:   We'll just retcon the torch then. It's a 1/1d10 SAN roll for seeing the whale/man creature.  
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Re: IC

Postby evil_scientist » Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:24 am

Anakunaisi
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For seeing the creature
Sanity 54
evil_scientist rolled 1d100:
73

Sanity loss
evil_scientist rolled 1d10:
1


Sanity now 53


Anakunaisi has seen foul things before... but this... this... this is something worse. Bile and acid fill his throat, and he throws up. He tries to grab his weapons, but his hands are shaking from the violent spasms in his innards.
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Re: IC

Postby Rooter » Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:23 pm

OOC:   SAN 54
Rooter rolled 1d100:
46
 


Fenn manages to keep his wits about him enough to raise his sword and shield against the oncoming cultists.
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Re: IC

Postby Mr. Handy » Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:22 am

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Claudius's eyes go wide. "By Mitra," he mutters under his breath. He doesn't understand what this bizarre thing is. All he knows is that he must take one cultist alive and kill all the others. He moves toward the nearest one, hoping to bludgeon him unconscious with the flat of his blade before he can properly awaken.

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Sanity roll (current level 39) for seeing the creature:
Mr. Handy rolled 1d100:
58

Sanity loss:
Mr. Handy rolled 1d10:
7

Idea roll (65% stat) to avoid temporary insanity - failure is good:
Mr. Handy rolled 1d100:
89
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Re: IC

Postby Cotton » Sat Oct 27, 2018 3:03 am

Claudius rushes to the nearest cultist who is still making his way to his feet. The trio can see that three other cultists are awake and scrambling for weapons. They are, however, far enough away that the scouts maybe able to retreat without engaging in a melee, and before the rest are up and active, if they are quick enough.

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Apologies for the delay, I recently got a new job in a different state and real life has been a little hectic. Also go ahead and roll your attack for me Mr. Handy.
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Re: IC

Postby Mr. Handy » Sat Oct 27, 2018 3:06 am

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Claudius's swing narrowly misses.

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Great Sword roll (70% skill) trying to knock the cultist unconscious with the flat of the blade:
Mr. Handy rolled 1d100:
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Re: IC

Postby Rooter » Mon Oct 29, 2018 10:17 am

As the cultists scramble for their weapons, Fenn swings his sword at the one nearest him, aiming the blade below the waist in an attempt to disable him without killing.

OOC:   Short sword 60%
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