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Old 08-15-2018, 09:51 PM
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Sayyida pivots as the turbaned cleric enters the room. She ignores him and concentrates on the pirates around her. With a flick her her wrist, she turns her arm over and stabs the Merc 5 Southpirate between her and the wall. Her blade enters his neck just below his chin and she drives the rapier until its point exits the back of his neck. A gurgling sound begins immediately as a fountain of blood spews from the pirate’s mouth. Pulling the rapier free, Sayyida lets the pirate crash to the ground.

Eyeing the cleric, she deftly steps over the now dead pirate towards him. If there was anything Sayyida hated, it was mouthy men of magic hiding behind their clever words. Sayyida will make him draw his sword and then see how much foolishness spills from his mouth. Spreading her arms wide, Sayyida doesn't taunt him with simple words, she just flicks the blood of the pirate remaining on her rapier onto his robes.

 


 
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Old 08-16-2018, 12:30 AM
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Pacho's attention was less on the enemy and more on what seemed to be the avian branch of the Empire's secret service. Apparently they did have a man...... bird on the inside. As the grey parrot flew to his master Pacho continued to be awestruck by the conversation. The same lad with the wand Pacho thought his suspicion peaked.

As Pacho pondered the ornithological aspects of spycraft the combat kicked off with a failed flank and the pirate girl performing a shishkabian ballet amongst the captors. As the Paladin's cutless cleaved through one of the jailors, blood splatter across Pacho's face bringing him back to the present. The mercenary grasped at his wounds, revealing the nape of his neck and the back of his head to the opportunist infiltrator. With the slightest bop on the back of the head the thug's consciousness cut from this world as he toppled onto the ground. With the man down Pacho took a step to the next closest fellow in need of a bopping.


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Old 08-16-2018, 01:45 AM
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RenéSo, do you plan on helping them or just standing around all day?

I… I was just getting to that you stuffed pheasant.

How dare you, you crested toff.

…I deserved that. René reaches into his pouch and removes a pinch of the make due sand he’d chiseled from the floor earlier.

I’ll say so. Pheasant. What a preposterous creature. Think they’re so fancy with their long tail plumes.

You’re scarlet tail is lovely Toully.

Thank you.

René slowly rubs the sand between his hands as he channels the arcane. Whispering the words of power, he recited the words flawlessly with an understanding that only comes with years of training. The words were thick with enchantment, words that would clog the mouths, sticking in the throat, and burning the tongue of those without the proper training or skill, but for René they flowed like a second, even possibility a first language – the only thing he was confident about, was his magic. Infusing the dust with power, the Tiny Vicomte blows the dust from his hand allowing the winds of magic to carry it into the room, commanding the winds to swirls about bringing a crushing slumber down upon the weakest willed still standing in the room.

I hope that helps.

Better than nothing.

But really though – you don’t have any seeds?

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Old 08-16-2018, 06:45 AM
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"It does not matter," answers Xan'cha with a shrug. "I still take no chances, and besides tat, he was an evil man who sought noting from life but to spread death and misery. Te brash woman wit te short hair is not te only one who answer to a goddess. Life is a gift, but it can be reclaimed from tose who abuse and disgrace tat gift. Tat is one of my duties," she says to Tatsuo as the battle ahead rages on. From her position in the back behind everyone else and the fact that everyone in the room is out of sight behind the corners she can't see what is going on, but she hasn't heard any blood-curdling death cries from anyone familiar to her so it must be going well. As she tries to get a look at the room ahead her eyes drift to the metal bars of the cell next to her, as though an idea has come to her.

Leaning over to pick up some loose stone from the stone walls she gives it a look over before scraping it against the bars of the cell. Apparently satisfied she tears off some loose cloth from her skirt and holds it underneath the bar, scraping the rock back and forth to collect the filings. Meanwhile the tiny reptile still perched on her shoulder eyes Toully curiously, clearly not sure what to make of the talkative bird. "Tat is Ixtala," she says over her shoulder as she files away, though it isn't clear who she's talking to. "She want to play wit your tail because it is bright. But she will not bite. She like birds," she explains, presumably not talking to René at this point. Apparently satisfied with the iron filings she's managed to scrape off she ties off the piece of cloth and ties it to the low hem of her skirt, looking for the opportunity to use some of the magic she's just enabled.

 

 

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Old 08-16-2018, 09:52 AM
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When Korag shot one of the mercenaries through the doorway Taevar couldn't help but notice when another charged forward to block their path. Not wanting to leave the dwarf open to assault the sailor knew it was time to prove his worth with the whip he had claimed. Unfurling the curled strand of leather he let it slide back as the loop from the current flicked forward right to where he had aimed, the pirates hands. The snap of the whip was so fierce that the mercenary dropped everything he was holding in his hands.

I don't think so friend. he said clearly to the pirate as he brought the whip back.



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"Nice trick," Korag said to Taevar as his whip disarmed the pirate. Taking a step back, Korag took aim and shot the new pirate in front of him, drilling a bilt deep into his chest. Smirking, he loaded another bolt.


 



 

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Old 08-16-2018, 06:17 PM
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Tatsuo, Breakout!Smiling reassuringly at the Matuzalyan lass, "I doubt any will pay any mind, my dear. None of us are exactly expecting peak condition after this ghastly business."

Eyeing the captured sword, the spy shrugs and Free: drop weapondrops it behind him. Tatsuo Free: 5' step SW to #6steps up to the unarmed pirate with a smirk and Move: pick up disarmed sword on ground (pirate not armed, so no AoO)nabs the fine discarded cutlass at his feet. "I think I'll hang onto this while you ..." Rather than lashing out with cutlass or dagger, Tatsuo utters Standard: cast Touch of Blindness, verbal components only (pirate not armed, so no AoO)another incantation. "You should really consider giving up," punctuating his suggestion with a
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Old 08-16-2018, 09:26 PM
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Raven's Den Cells - Round 2After another man hits the dust, the moral is getting very low for the pirates. The brave Merc 6scoundrel at the front of the melee lost his cutlass but doesn't give up by drawing his shortsword. With a quick thrust, he scratches the bard's right hand. The Merc 4bloodied guy covered with bolts in the right corner of the room, decide to charge the blonde paladin, judging that it must be suicide to deal with Sayyida. His charge is pretty good, his blade violently hitting Olesia, fortunately for her the armor didn't crack open, the blade leaving a huge scratch where the blade swung. - " Oh sh*t! "

- " By Celesya mother of seas, heal our wounds! " There's a wave of energy replenishing the bloodied pirates. - " You nobles think you will show an old pop how to jump? Watch this! " Tumbling under Sayyida nose, the old grandpa made it to the stairs unhindered and crack his backbone. - " Ouch... I'm way too old for this! " The Merc 3one unconscious near the stairs opens his eyes in pain and in an outburst scream and swing his sword at Pacho feet, the tip of the blade almost sectioned all his right feet toes.


 

 

 
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Old 08-16-2018, 10:12 PM
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Olesia diverted her attention to Pacho, flying a smile at his help, only to get blindsided by a charging idiot with arrows jutting from his chest. The pirate’s sword clashed against a leather pauldron, peeling through layers of thickened hide. The sheer force behind the blow staggered the paladin off kilter as she retaliated with a hastened swing, growling through clenched teeth. Her careening slice nicked him in the ear, a mere flesh wound of little consequence. The pirate was lucky, but judging from his severe wounds, there’s only so far it can carry you.


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Old 08-16-2018, 10:59 PM
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Sayyida never chases men, unless they run during battle. The cleric jumps and jitters past her like a juggler at a faire. Blasted, she mutters to herself and almost rolls her eyes while stepping to catch him. She sees her little brother's face in those few seconds as if he sits on the wooden table watching the mayhem, his laughter bubbling throughout her soul. Despite herself and the situation, she lets out her own small laugh and a smile lights her face. Slipping a bit on the blood of the pirate she just killed, Sayyida slides next to the Cleric.

Its hard to say why. Maybe it is her brother's laughter. Maybe its the vision of her chasing the cleric about the room waving her rapier. Or the itchiness of the too big leather armor against her cold bare skin, but Sayyida finds little except air when she tries to kill the cleric. Her rapier waggles in empty space and she thrusts it harmlessly under the cleric's armpit catching only a bit of his cloth that dangles around his arm. It's like she's five again trying to pierce the bubbles her grandfather blows from a reed soaked in soap with a needle thin practice sword. The cleric was like one of those blasted bubbles dancing before her, luminously taunting, skittering around her strikes as if enchanted by some wind spirit's giddy malevolence.

"Son of a potbellied, balding, harpy-skinned mother in law," she curses.

And then she spies Pacho's flat face across from her. That man has stolen her luck. She'd get him. Eventually. It might not be today. Or tomorrow. But some day, she'd make Pacho pay for this moment. It might be cow urine in his beer, or a smidge of honey in his boots to attract biting ants, or rancid butter liberally rubbed over the neck of his leather armor, or..........any number of similar well worn sailor inspired trickery. Why he'd have to boffle while she watched and spew his fool knuckled leftfootedness her way.

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Old 08-16-2018, 11:06 PM
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Taevar was tired of being used as a pincussion with an angry yell the sailor rushed the pirate pushing him through the door.

My freedom is not yours to take!he called at the pirate as he followed him through the door.



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Pacho turned towards the next enemy and caught Olesia’s smile out of the corner of his eye. There was a warmth too it, even amongst all this carnage she seemed to keep some innocence about herself, protected by her Iron clad moral code. For all the philosophical qualms he might have he couldn’t denied the effect her pious morals had. She was still able to keep something of herself, something that in Pacho had died years ago. Pacho would be lying if he said the morality of his work didn’t weigh on him. Maybe a normal person would’ve ran away at the first innocent slain, but that was not what Pacho did. Instead he did what each job called for and let the guilt pile until his sin became so heavy it dulled his emotions.

As Pacho felt the sap heavy in his hand’s a tiny sliver of his long lost conscious seemed to reappear. There is something to be said for showing mercy, not taking a man’s life. Maybe she was right, maybe it is best not take a life unnecessarily and show mercy. Maybe this is the truth of” ERYKA SODOMIZING A DOG!!! Pacho screamed out as felt the sword slice into his calf. As he turned and looked down he saw the before unconscious mercenary laying prone, a sword stained with Pacho’s blood in his hand. “YOU WANT TRUTH ILL SHOW YOU TRUTH!!!” Pacho yelled as he raised his weapon high and selected the perfect spot on the man’s skull to bash. The sap came down heavy on the man’s temple landing with the auditory crack of bone. As the pirate slumped to the ground Pacho raised the sap one last time and clubbed the fellow hard on the back of the head. Pacho grinned like a madman as the upstart’s skull caved in under the force of the sap. “and there’s your damn mercy” he mumble as he chucked a wad of spit on the unconscious man. He then turned, took a breath, collected himself and calming limped towards the old cook causing all this trouble only to catch the evil eye of his companion.




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RanaThis aforementioned sullen matzulan was tired of this combat dragging on so long. She nods some appreciation for the well wishes from...was that Tatsuo? He has seen better days. Their forces were split by a single man blocking a doorway and merely because Rana wasn't in the right mind to convince her cousin on drawing the men in that room from coming into here one by one for a crossfire. Instead, nary a weapon in here that can do the trick, save for her likely but she was tired, worn down and above all else, a socialite.

With exasperation, Rana draws her arm back to conjure up another blade-shaped mass of acid in her hand. Focusing arcane energy into it, she strides forward through her mass of allies to drive the blade into the man's chest and shouting through a few feints, "I am sick and tired of your northern cells, you will step aside so we might be released forthright!" The man, knowing that he cannot simply parry the blade tried to dodge a wide swing, but unfortunately for him he dodged into the frame of the door and was, painfully, slapped across the chest with a line of corrosive material.

 

 

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Tatsuo, Breakout!Free: drop weaponTossing the snagged sword behind him, the spy Move: S, SWfollows out of the prison room that had been their world for so long. He lets out a welcome sigh at the change before focusing back on the present. Clicking his tongue in faux chiding, "Such language when ladies present ... I doubt I can entirely blame our philistine hosts." It is hard to square with the man taking the battle seriously. Even his
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René René sighed as the fickle winds of magic carried the dust into the room, and then scattered the dust to the wind.

Must be the piss poor reagents.

René could try again of course, but they had only entered the first room of wherever they were, who knew how many more there were to go, he should conserve his spells, as the tide of battle is currently in their favor.

Charmed, I’m sure. The bird responds to the inquisitive looking reptile. Just make sure it, uhh Ixtala, doesn’t get too hungry.

Well come on then Toully, you can make friends later.

With an audible snap, louder than the whip René disappeared into the aether.

Trundling along through the same surreal darkness as before the boy finds the exit with relative ease, and with another loud crack, he reappears behind one of the I think its #6pirates and
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I got him! René smiles, as a small trickle of blood splatters onto his hand.

Good show, you’ll be a master swordsman in no time. You’re not sure how, but apparently birds can be sarcastic.

You needn’t be rude, Toully.

Oh a thousand pardons sir, it only took you 24 years to master the dagger. Looks like we got a bad ass over here.

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