The Parlour

London, 1891. Former members of a British Army infantry regiment are being murdered. The investigators must uncover the secrets which link an incident in war-torn Sudan to an ancient evil, and prevent it from rising again.

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Re: The Parlour

Postby Mr. Handy » Sun Feb 11, 2018 9:29 pm

Yes, I'm ready to move on to the next day too.
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Re: The Parlour

Postby HoneyDog » Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:41 am

Okay, decide what you want to do here and I'll begin the action.
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Re: The Parlour

Postby Mr. Handy » Mon Feb 12, 2018 2:30 am

We may need to revisit the Colonel and try to find out the names and addresses of everyone else who was on that mission.
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Re: The Parlour

Postby andyw666 » Mon Feb 12, 2018 6:51 am

YES!! YES!! YES!! The game's afoot again!!

I don't want to be domineering but I think the colonel isn't going to be receptive to further visits until we have some good further evidence too present to him / blackmail him with. My suspicion is another visit right now would result in the dogs / police / shotguns / Dark Young being unleashed.

Harry is of course itching to get to the museum to talk with Geoffrey Jordan, and find out about Mounir Faez.

After a nice breakfast somewhere perhaps.
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Re: The Parlour

Postby Rooter » Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:08 am

I agree with andyw, the museum and the Egyptian connection with the two men and the mummy seems to be the way to go.
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Re: The Parlour

Postby HoneyDog » Tue Feb 13, 2018 2:46 pm

I saw your post on the fiction page Wruter. I will have a read of your book when I'm finished what I'm reading at the moment.

I didn't know that Ghastly Affair was an RPG, I thought it was just Victoria Silverwolf's own scenario!
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Re: The Parlour

Postby Rooter » Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:19 pm

You are too kind. It's just a pulp story, really.

Well, I'm sure Victoria would take that as a compliment!
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Re: The Parlour

Postby HelplessBystander » Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:24 pm

I agree with heading to the museum as I see no other course of action. Though I do suppose it’s one course of action to stalk Norton outside the club, waiting for a moment when he decides to buy groceries or something, and I am pretty sure that would be a very stupid idea.

So yeah, I think it would be the course of action for the moment to just have Helena follow the other guys to the Museum for now.
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Re: The Parlour

Postby HoneyDog » Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:57 pm

Yes, but everyone’s already at the museum. Please have a look at the new thread and see which group you want to go with.
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Re: The Parlour

Postby andyw666 » Fri Feb 16, 2018 12:27 am

As a die-hard Sherlock Holmes fan, I have to point out the amusing parallels betwixt this adventure and The Sign of Four:

- Veterans of the Buffs feature.
- There is (apparently) an ill-gotten treasure brought back from campaigns abroad.
- Said treasure is (apparently) leading to veterans being murdered.

Obviously, in TSo4, the treasure hails from India not Egypt/Sudan though.

Thoughts:
- The Sign of Four remains my favourite Holmes story so I'm happy.
- I hope to Cthulhu that there isn't an Andaman Islander lurking...
- Let's get a bloodhound named Toby.
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Re: The Parlour

Postby HoneyDog » Fri Feb 16, 2018 1:04 am

Yes, The Sign of Four is one of the best tales. The TV adaptation was really good too. The similarities are probably intentional, I would think. No bloodhounds though.
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Re: The Parlour

Postby Rooter » Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:34 pm

I'll look out for it as I've recently started reading the stories, most of them for the first time.
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Re: The Parlour

Postby HoneyDog » Sun Feb 18, 2018 11:30 am

The Adventure of the Speckled Band is my favourite.

In order to keep things moving, let's just have Helena accompany Harry, while the others go to see Jordan. I'll split the threads and start new ones later tonight.
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Re: The Parlour

Postby andyw666 » Mon Feb 19, 2018 2:55 pm

My spell check keeps changing Abadan to "An Arab".

Coincidence? I think not...
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Re: The Parlour

Postby HoneyDog » Mon Feb 19, 2018 3:10 pm

Sorry Andy! No Arabs in this adventure, unfortunately.
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Re: The Parlour

Postby HelplessBystander » Tue Feb 20, 2018 1:29 am

Alright!
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Re: The Parlour

Postby HoneyDog » Sun Feb 25, 2018 6:07 am

Ebinthetropics will take over the role of James Winter, so I will try to get him involved as soon as possible. Welcome to Eb!
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Re: The Parlour

Postby andyw666 » Sun Feb 25, 2018 7:33 am

Welcome welcome!
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Re: The Parlour

Postby Ebinthetropics » Sun Feb 25, 2018 8:56 pm

Thanks! Looking forward to this!
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Re: The Parlour

Postby HoneyDog » Mon Feb 26, 2018 4:28 pm

At the earliest opportunity, lets contrive to bring Winter back into this, so if anyone has the chance to pop home, they can see a message from him.
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