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Old 08-10-2018, 04:07 PM
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Chains left behind him, Korag dashed out of his cell and took a position behind the guard that had been hassling Sayyida. Truth be told, he wasn’t sure how much he’d able to accomplish, but with the optinuity presenting itself he’d be mad if he didn’t at least try and seize it. Taking up a guard post of his own, he couldn’t help but notice Sayyida had already done quite the number on him, not to mention the crossbow hanging tantalizingly from his back...


 


 
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Old 08-10-2018, 06:03 PM
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RanaBreathing out the last line and drawing upon the strength of a nearby brazier, the hound is conjured by Rana's side. She lets out a sigh of relief as, ultimately, it was not needed as Sayyida had skewered the mercenaries' eye. It certainly was deserved for what he was about to do but... Rana sees twitching from the man, he remains alive, so apparently her cousin couldn't fit the sword blade in much deeper. She looks to the hound, commanding with some pointing actions, "Kill."

The semi-intelligent beast chuckles to itself in some infernal tongue before widening its maw and breathing out a jet of flame upon the nearby mercenary while he was in no position to dodge.

Once the man succumbed to wounds and was rendered incapable of acting further, Rana saw the pileup of the other prisoners upon the mercenary with the keys. She lets out a breath and, stepping over the burning body, draws earthly power to her hands. With some concentration, she weaves a mental projection of magic circles upon them to strengthen the magic within. Lifting her two outstretched hands so they are level to make a clean shot at the key-wielder, she closes her fists and lets loose two bolts of acidcorrosive energy.

 

 

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Old 08-11-2018, 12:49 PM
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Xan'cha's risky charge, backed by the spirits though it was, seems to have given the others the opening they needed to close with the remaining pirate. While she notices the other one dying on the floor out of the corner of her eye, she feels no obligation to save him. Though she may have devoted herself to the arts of healing, there were some people whose acts have marked them as an enemy of life itself, and life can be very unforgiving. No, the wicked and evil man has met his deserved fate. While some of the more dedicated healers of the one the northerners call Eryka might balk at her indifference to the suffering of the pirate, they are not Matoyati. Life in the jungle is harsh, those who embrace the essence of life can be no less so.

Taking a step back from the pirate while he is still dazed by the pounce of the spectral dinosaur the priestess makes way for one of the other prisoners more capable of combat to do what they do best. As for herself, she does what she can to better arm one of those people. With a short sequence of gestures and short prayer uttered in her native tongue she grants Olesia more of the blessings she was promised earlier, another faint green glow washing over the paladin. "You waste your breath offering him surrender. Tis is not te time or place for such courtesy," she cautions, feeling that even if he were to offer it, there would be few here willing to honor it.

 

 


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Old 08-11-2018, 02:56 PM
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René René couldn’t help but feel a bit of satisfaction at his handiwork. He had successfully freed everyone with minimal note from the guards – meaning they now had the upper hand, however short lived that was. Of course there was one other small thing that René had to see to, he needed to free himself.

Clutching the wand in his hand, he can’t help but think back of his lessons with Almathea.

‘If life, child, we must always help ourselves. Trust in no other but your own skill and your own hands. You can only be true of your own altruism and no others. Not even that dunce of a prince you insist on gallivanting around with. Your magic is your greatest tool. There are those who wield it like a great hammer, swinging it wildly causing untold destruction. You must resist that urge.

Yes there is a time and a place for destruction, when all other avenues have failed you. Subtlety and subterfuge will win you a battle before it even begins. Take for example this wand. This wand has great power infused into it, but it is limited. You, however, are an endless font - renewable each day. When possible, rely on yourself and your intellect rather than crude instruments and trinkets…’


Things seemed so much simpler with Almathea.

Sucking in a deep breathe the Tiny Vicomte vanishes from his chains, causing a slight rattling sound as the cuffs knock together swinging in place.

René hated this part. From the outside it looked like he simply disappears and reappears in an instant, but the reality is less… pleasurable.

Left in a realm where there appears to be no constant geography, place and time seem less important than concepts and symbols. Copies of locations, objects, and even people fill this constantly twisting hellscape that René must traverse. From opening to exit the walk can take miles, feel like lifetimes, but when he pops out the other side. Moments.

Instinctually making for the exit, René sees a twisted prison cell. Bodies hung from the ceiling their feet dangling over braziers of burning coals. Whippings and flayed bodies strewn the room their torments hooded humanoid torsos with talons in place of feet.

René hated this place, but it always served its purpose.

Opening the door to the torture chamber René pops into existence on the far side of the pirate’s prison.

Being of limited use in a melee confrontation the small man simply takes a moment to enjoy freedom, and removes the gag from his mouth.

 
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Tatsuo & Rene's CellThanks to the exotic healer's lizard, Tatsuo is nearly good as new, save a still raspy throat and a few lingering cuts. All chaos breaks loose all at once. The others seem to have the situation well in hand, displaying quite the variety of tricks up their sleeves. Move: E, SE, SE, E, EEmerging from their cell into the hall, the spy looks between the assailed guards. He quickly decides that the gunner's noisy weapon is the most worrisome for their discreet escape. Stretching a hand, he Standard: cast Pilfering Hand to disarm
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Old 08-12-2018, 12:52 AM
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Taevar knew that one shot from the pistol could spell disaster and bring the rest of yhe prison down on them all. Thinking quickly he focused his power on the problem and quickly came up with a solution. Shhh... he offers with his finger in front of his mouth. Suddenly everything around them went quiet


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Old 08-12-2018, 09:52 AM
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Time Evening
Weather Outside Snowing, -21 C.
Inside Normal Light, 4 C.

Raven's Den Cells - Round 2Looking at a piece of his eye on the tip of his own blade, he screams in horror while holding the new hole on his face. - " ARRRGGGGGG!!! " His pain just get worst as he gets cooked by a hound from hell. - " WAAAAA!!!! " He falls unconscious, his clothes slowly burning away.

The other pirate is helpless and can only see his brother in arm die at the hands of the party. Overrun at the end of the corridor, he tries to raise the alarm. - " HELP.... " A bubble of silence appear around him. The pirate pushes the trigger of his pistol and a cloud of smoke get out of his nose. Taevar's silent expression and a splash of blood don't leave a doubt that the bullet found it's target. In an act of desperation, the pirate draws his cutlass ready to fight to the death.

Meanwhile, Pacho is listening at the door...
Behind the cells block's door- " I WIN!!! A pair of ace and three queens. " A sounds of coins and tokens dancing on a table followed.
- " Did you hear that? "
- " Hehehe... they must have a bit of fun, let them be. You know that Dracus can't control his d*ck. "
- " Delilah is going to kill him. "
- " Bah, that's his problem! Anyway, you saw the pieces of meat in those cells, can't blame him to make a dump. "
- " DelilahShe is on the Orphan for the night, we could just say that one of the prisoners had a hell of an indigestion hahaha"
- " Only two days, we get the final payment and we can move on. "
- " Any clue who is the buyer? "
- "I heard the captain talking about some military guys with a Selaryan accent. Alright folks, let do this... " Pacho is hearing cards been distributed.

There's a total of four different voice on the other side, they are installed around a table playing cards.


 

 

 
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Old 08-12-2018, 10:21 AM
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Sayyida feels their time is dwindling away, perhaps being on the cusp of freedom, almost into the open air, fills her with the anxiety of failing. She steps up to the gun wielding pirate and says nothing. The air is quieted around him and she notes that the firing of his gun makes no sound. It feels like she sits aboard a becalmed ship in an area of flat seas and no wind, but there is nothing calm about these moment. Frenetic, they will be full of blood, bone, and death.

Her clothes are but wisps of thread that cover nothing of her flesh. Perhaps that makes her even more disturbing in the silent space that surrounds the pirate and which is filled with a battle for life. She flicks her rapier holding nothing back. If they need information, they'd have to find another pirate to give it to them. Sayyida wastes no mercy or quarter now.

 

 

 
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Old 08-12-2018, 11:26 AM
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A look of shock covers Taevar's face as the silent shot from the pistol strikes home. Grateful that it did not set off a barrage of pirates to deal with the former sailor used the painto fuel his focus. Closing in on the pirate Taevar balled his hand in a fist an swung upward, but trapped in the silence with his songs unable to aid him he became predictable and the pirate easily blocked the strike. A curse from Taevar's list was lost in the silence.



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Old 08-12-2018, 12:13 PM
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Pacho darted over to the dead pirate, yanking the customized dagger from his still warm hand before returning to his previous post. The dagger wasn’t much but it was better than nothing if someone came through. The conversation about Selaryan military definitely caught his interest, there would be time for that later though. It also seemed like vengeance for Rita would have to wait. Pacho had hoped they would run into the woman on their escape, not for any justice, but her head could finance their escape. The silence of the room caused him to turn towards the action, only to see the sailor bloodied and violence continuing. Whoever cast the silence spell was on the ball tonight. This might actually work Pacho thought to himself as he turned back around to guard the door.

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RanaThe hound, being satisfied with its last kill goes in to try to finish off the dying man. Sayyida rushing by Rana in near nudity made Rana raise an objection, she was not sure to until she pointed at the other mercenary that she failed to hit through the bars and the pile of unarmed prisoners blocking her shots, "Go. Kill." She commands the hound. The beast snorts derisively, with a growl at being unable to finish off the man bleeding out, it runs through the crowd of prisoners to snap its burning maw at the mercenary's leg. Without aid of the people it charged through, however, it bites naught but air as the cornered man avoids the bite.

Rana, still under the weather decides that rather than shooting into the crowd from here would be disastrous. She runs through the crowd, her dress being made of sturdier stuff than her cousin's shirt, and, thankfully, had not been torn off by some greasy, now roasted man. Seeing a clear line of fire upon his shoulder through the bars, Rana focuses her magic upon one hand and fires at that spot. His arm was hurt more by the impact to his shoulder than the searing pain of skin being eaten by acid, but at this point this man needs to be silenced before the conjuration wears off.

 

 

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The pirate buffoon should’ve listened to Olesia’s warning. Paladins don’t typically fudge the truth. He responded by shooting an unarmed man, though Taevar probably wouldn’t mind another scar. The shot rang hollow, engulfed in the bard’s spell, blasting forth a plume of smoke and flecking Olesia’s face with Taevar’s blood.

An unsightly vein popped from Olesia’s temple, what patience left soundly gone, swooping in for a right hook. Her clenched fist connected hard against the pirate’s nose, feeling it break without resistance. The pirate’s head whip-lashed from the raw force behind it, staggering backward until he knocked into the bars. Stubborn brute! There was nowhere for him to go but down.


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Old 08-12-2018, 05:24 PM
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Bending down, Korag showed little respect for the body of the scoundrel in front of him. He quickly pulled off the man’s belt and the quiver of crossbow bolts in contained, fastening it around his own waist. Then he picked up the crossbow itself. "Humpf. Not up to the quality of dwarven work, but it’ll have to do." With skill born of decades of training and experience, his deft hands slapped a bolt on to the weapon and worked the mechanism to load it.

Crossbow pointed toward the floor, he strode over towards the group of his fellow prisoners. "I’m Korag Bolin of Backenmoor. Prince, Duke, Colonel, choose whichever title you like. I’d like to propose we avail ourselves of whatever equipment these….gentlemen...may have had and go find their comrades. Eryka willing, find them someplace warm. "



 
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