Sw22

Split Worlds - Session 22
A light drizzle, a refreshing breeze that blows past you in a most delectable manner. You have the strangest feeling the very nature around you is thankful to you for your latest feats, giving you as much a respite as you can. Travel for the most part is easy, a thing here and there but nothing you're not used to as you travel the boreal paths. The further north you go, the colder it gets.
You seem to have landed on a beaten path, that leads vaguely northward, and it proceeds smoothly up until you find a… Rather classical snag in the road. A bridge, which according to the map you have should be here, has collapsed. The river that runs underneath it is apparently also very vast, but even that haven't stopped a thin layer of ice to cover the river itself.
Argent looks as if she's undergone…a major wardrobe change-for some inexplicable reason that…-thing-gave her a hell of a lot of strength despite annoying her. Or maybe it was due to her annoyance with it. Regardless, the dress doesn't look…too much like a dress anymore, what with armored plates attached everywhere now.
Jnezdie gave the new!armor a sideways glance once he first saw it.
Jack‘ rubs at his chin as they come to a halt in front of the river, and the bridge out. "Troublesome."
Argent: Shoulderplates, chestplates, the standard armor ’skirts' on the sides-nevermind that the lower part of the 'dress' now has layered armored plates along its edges.
Jnezdie: "It was cuter before. But, y'know, there's a certain charm to this'n."
Argent still has her hat
Argent: "…tch. Broken bridge, shouldn't be too much of an issue."
Sarah: "That has it's own style"
JayM: You could try to cross over the ice with a Running [TN 5] check that includes Sarah. Or you could try to be more inventive
Argent isn't going to really bother with creative or crazy stuff-ice is ice. And Sarah is grabbable in the rush.
Gavriel quietly approves of the armourdress. He does not approve of the broken bridge, however, even a little bit. "…not enough time or resources to build a new one."
[OOC] Argent: Dependable:Physical x2
JayM: The ice thin, if you don't go through fast enough you could end up in the river
Jnezdie: "And me without my ice skates. You know up'n TT they got this other kind o' skatin', with just one big ol' board."
Argent: "Just go already!" Argent is clocking it, even in the newly-armored outfit
Gavriel is not quite made of goes fast, but he'll do his best. [Aptitude: Physical]
Jnezdie shrugs, sliding across. [Trick: Physical][Double or Nothing]
Jack‘ frowns. Well, atleast he’s not the bulky, weighter sort of yeti. [nada]
Gavriel rolled 2#d10+1(1) and got 3 ( Total: 4.0 ) for I'M PRETTY SURE THIS IS RIGHT
Also rolled 2#d10+1(2) and got 5 [Total: 6.0 (Low), Avg: 5.00]
d10: 1 [Total: 1 (Min), Avg: 1.00]
Also rolled 3d8 and got 1, 7, 2 [Total: 10 (Low), Avg: 3.33]
Total: 21.0, Avg: 3.17
JayM: Er- DoN applies to which?
[OOC] Gavriel: sjfhgjg the trick'd d10+1
[OOC] Gavriel: So that's… uh does Sarah eat a /success/ or a reel?
JayM: A reel
[OOC] Gavriel: Then I think that's a pass!
[OOC] Argent: If not we have some good postroll ones
The party dashes across the iced river. As they're midway across the ice behind them starts to crack omniously, a single crack spidering through the surface… However the party quickly makes it's way to the other, except Jnezdie, the ice beneath his feat shatters and breaks- But he leaps off just in time to to land on the other side fully dry
Jnezdie hops away from the crack, spinning gracefully in the air before landing with a bow.
(18*200/4) = 900
Gavriel: "Showoff." Was that a slight grin?
[OOC] JayM: +3 AP/+900 XP
Jnezdie: "You know it." He drinks 3 celebratory tonics.
Sarah lets go of whoever ended up carrying her "That was… Exciting"
Argent was more dragging Sarah by the arm. "It was the most expedient route." And with that, she starts off again.
Sarah smiles and lets Argent go ahead, walking behind her- To the rest of the party, is that the oddest look Sarah has ever given Argent, was she checking her out or staring weirdly at the dress? Sarah rubs her arms and moves on, regardless
The path is somewhat more treacherous here, there are far more 'natural' accidents like small animal holes, fallen trees and other such nuisances. Jnezdie gets the feeling that whereas everything looks perfectly natural, someone clearly prepared this path to be terribly difficult to cross for some reason
Jack‘ raises an eyebrow.
Jnezdie raises the opposite eyebrow.
Gavriel stares at Jack and Jnezdie. They do that on purpose, don’t they?
Argent largely doesn't have much of an issue with the path-annoyance at the fallen trees, but largely stepping around everything else. "Watch your step, everyone."
Jnezdie: "Hmm…"
Jnezdie nods and hops.
As you're walking, however, you hear's an odd rustling in the trees and then a clicking sound- Suddenly a swooshing noise and the heavy rustling of leaves, Sarah yells "Eep!" in a sharp voice as something grabs her. It's a large… Sort of insect, like a spider except it has four 'hands' with six long and thin fingers connected to the upper torso, whereas the lower torso has three pairs of hairy legs, it has slid down a tree, hanging upside-down, a pair of hands holding Sarah by the shoulders
Argent: "Oh, for the love of…"
Jnezdie: "Hey!" He draws his katana, facing the monster!
Argent drops into a fighting stance herself
Gavriel roars at the monster!
Sarah winces and for a moment nothing seems to happen… She looks up slightly, staring at the monster… It makes a few more clicking noises "Ah… Don't do that…" she says in a crying voice
Jack: "Erm. Sarah is not going to taste particularly good, you might as well put her down."
The monster- Which you now notice is wearing a dusty and rather damaged lab coat and isn't hanging from the tree from silk, but a rope tied to it's lower torso, makes a few clicking noises "Ah, I wasn't expecting a Kivaran here… And can you please speak in their language? I'm sure they're not understanding a single word"
The monster proceeds to make a few more weird clicking noises, it lets Sarah go and arches backwards, holding it's legs with it's hands- Jnezdie has the sensation it's laughing as hard as it can- And then proceeds to adjust himself and lower himself on the ground "Ahem- This language's a bit hard on the windpipe but okay. Sorry for the scare"
Jnezdie: "More friends?"
Sarah makes a face at him, and looks at Jnezdie "Y-yeah. They're friendly people, hum- I don't know this one, though"
Gavriel: "…what." He takes a step back, staring at the- the whatever. Sarah's friends have interesting ways of saying 'long time, no see'.
Argent: "…the clicking's a -language-?" Argent deadpans. "…and grabbing our employer tends to provoke a hostile reaction from us, just as a FYI."
Jack‘ scratches at the side of his face.
Jnezdie: "Well, I mean…"
Jnezdie: "If you wanted a hug there are other ways to get it, man."
The monster- man?- looks at you and nods, making a couple of clicking noises "You can call me Klirek on a jaar-long mission out here"
Jnezdie: "I can’t say many would take you up on that looking like that around here, though, so… y'know, sorry."
Jack: "A what logn now?"
Klirek: "Ahaha, that's why we're not the ones on diplomatic missions"
Klirek: "Uuhn… jaar is, uhn…"
Sarah: "A half-Cycle, Klirek"
Klirek: "Aha, thanks"
Klirek: "Either way, I didn't expect another agent here? Aren't you too far from base for your health?"
Jack: "Hum. They measure time differently on the other continents? Curious!"
Jnezdie: "Well, howdy there, Klirek-on-a-jarr-long-mission-out-there."
Gavriel frowns. He nearly filled this… person?… with lead. "Be more careful."
Jnezdie: "I'm Jnezdie, but you two carry on, carry on."
Sarah: "They do! The jaar isn't the measure of time in homeland, even, but since it's mine that's sponsoring this mission he's using the same calendar as we do"
Klirek: "Indeed. Say, how about I apologize for that scare? Want to have some tea at my home?"
Argent: "…up to Sarah, I'd say."
Klirek: "I'm not really big on the foodstuffs that mammals like but i'm pretty sure my wife's cakes could win even your tastes"
Jack‘ never failed to be amazed at how many more essentric people he’s met through traveling with Sarah as opposed to back in TT.
Jnezdie: "Aw man, you just said the magic word."
Sarah suddenly grins "Ah… I haven't had food like that in forever! Plus, uhm, i'm tired, it'd be nice to sit down and rest for a spell"
Gavriel nods. If Sarah's fine with it, then…
Klirek waves with one of his arms "Follow me if you would and- Do warn me of i'm going to fast, six legs are better at crossing this terrain than two"
Argent nods. Can't argue with the employer.
Jnezdie: "Now you just issued the magic challenge!" He grins, ready to chase after Klirek. "
Argent eyerolls at Jnezdie's statement there, but prepares to keep up nonetheless
He guides you through a series of paths hidden in the brush, he does do a fair bit better than an untrained person would, but he's by no means an athlete and you could outpace him anytime, and takes you finally to a… Small hill? He puts a hand on the incline and suddenly a light swishing noise, and then he walks right trough the wall, vanishing through it. Sarah follows right after, unfazed.
Jack: "Oho!"
Jack‘ glances around a few times, the mimics the hand motion and attempts to walk through the will.
Before moving, you hear her voice from within "Wow, nice. Who gave you the drivers for that? Looks like DXR14" and his answer "This one fellow named Re’Sheran"
Jnezdie watches Jack.
JayM: Your hand touches something that feels metallic… And as you walk through- The hill is but an illusion! A perfect illusion that you could ALMOST feel with your skin as you walked through.
Argent: "…That does look like it'd be something from the ruins" Argent comments as she follows the motions.
Jack: "AMAZING!"
Gavriel staaaaaaaaaaaares. .|
Jnezdie laughs and charges the hill!
Gavriel eventually, pronounces: "Frivolous. At best." He's the last one through.
JayM: On the other side, a short passage that's been cut into the actual hill and into a… Residence, pretty comfy indeed. It's small, mind, a small living room/dinner room combo, there's a rather long table, set for two right now, but no food there yet. Across the room is- Mats and plushy pillows in the ground circling around a type of wide rectangular glassy panel, wherein images are showing. There is a rectangular box connected by wiring to the panel, and four things with a handful of buttons are stacked actop this box
As you enter, Klirek clicks about loudly, and other clicks are heard from across a doorway. A little while longer a different type of insectoid- This one with a darker shade and red stripes across it's torso, comes out of the doorway. It looks at you "Ah, natives! How delightful, we haven't had visitors in forever! I'm Kralie, Klirek's wife and aide" her voice is two tones more bassy than Klirek's
Sarah looks around and takes a few deep breaths "Ahh, feels good to be in this kind of place again"
Jack: "Pffttphaw, you wish, Gavriel!"
Jack: "You're just jealous you dind't think of it first - I know I am!"
Gavriel: "…perhaps."
Jnezdie: "Hey there, Kralie, I'm… Jnezdie." He stares at her, at Klirek, the room arond them, the room over there…
Jack‘ then spins around and bows to their host. "I am known as Jack!"
Argent: "Hm. How much here is from the ruins, if I might ask?" Argent asks with…no real semblance of tact, before introducing herself. "Callsign Argent, by the way."
JayM: That room is a kitchen unlike any you’ve seen before. You're certainly going to be mystified at what those things are
Kralie nods to Jnezdie, Jack and Argent in turn "Nothing, really. Was a pain to set all this up, I tell you"
Jnezdie: "Jeez. I don't know. If you don't mind me sayin', all'o this around here's about as foreign to a ruin to me. All the same, with less dust." He doesn't say it, but he thinks . o O ( and the same amount of weird creatures. )
Sarah: "Oh, right. I didn't introduce myself, i'm Sarah, with Knights"
Argent: "Brought over, then? I see."
Gavriel glances around, curiously, without trying to be rude. Of course, his eye's going to boggle one way or the other- "Gavriel Martim Gurutz." Full name, still, but no rank this time. They're too far north for that sort of thing.
Klirek claps his upper hands- Jnezdie why'd you get the sensation that was a shrug?- "It's alright, we don't know much about this whole ruin thing, that's with- Well, with Sarah's group, I guess"
Klirek: "Still! My little honeydrop, why don't we show some more courtesy? Don't we have some cake ready? Could you set up the tea?"
Kralie: "Oh, dear, you're right! You all must be pretty tired, to be out here in the boonies! I'll whip up something fast for you!"
Kralie rushes back to the kitchen, while Klirek sets up chairs for you around the table, he himself doesn't uses, not like his body supports sitting "Please, sit down"
Klirek: "Sorry if this is a little uncomfortable, we're a researcher pair so most of our space is taken up by the laboratory"
Jack‘ tilts his head. Apparently they expect company from time to time! Jack nods and takes a seat. "understnadable!"
Gavriel nods in complete understanding. "Same thing happens where I’m from. Everything is…" -strange, bizarre, unusual- "…fine."
Klirek: "Ah, could you tell me a bit more about where you're from? Wait, no, better, could you share maybe a little bit of… Medical science, perhaps?"
Argent: "Well then." Their hospitality and mannerisms are more uncomfortable to Argent than the fact that it's a lab. Regardless, she sits down, not bothering to adjust for the dress-anyone looking notes she's wearing pants underneath the dress skirt anyway
Klirek: "We're xenobiologists, you see? And we're working on this thing called Seraph's Leash, but we've kind of hit a snag"
Jnezdie hops into a seat.
Soon enough, Kralie brings back a platter with tea, she also brings a pretty big chocolate cake
Jnezdie 's eyes are immediately drawn to the cake. "…uh? Oh! A snag?"
Jack‘ scratches at the side of his face.
Jack: "Well, I’m not really a doctor, but it's mostly potions with the odd surgery here and there for drastic injuries that need to be set right."
Klirek: "Yeah, you people are kind of mystifying and borderline unnatural. I mean, look just at how much you eat. Anyone else but you people would die of starvation!"
Argent: "…Unless you're asking me for how to strike to injure people in a fight, I've got nothing for medical knowledge."
Jnezdie: "And… yeah, more or less what Jack said. We highjacked an automed, yeah? Been using that here and there."
Jack: "Not that that's even our technnology, ha!"
Jnezdie: "Yup, we totally stole that sucker."
Jack‘ blinks.
Jack: "Everyone where you’re from has an appitite as large as Sarah?"
Klirek: "Ooh, cool"
Argent: Well, that wasn't true for Argent-she did know a bit of field medicine.
Jnezdie: "Also I'm just naturally hot, in case anyone was asking." He rolls up his sleeves and shows off his silvery patterns.
Klirek: "Well, I wouldn't say exactly as large as hers? Hers is a bit more given, I presume, she looses body mass at an accelerated pace. But not much more, I guess"
Kralie: "I can say, you do look striking, for a milk-drinker"
JayM: You're not sure what to make of her tone
Argent: But that probably wasn't anything more than basic- cue eyeroll at Jnezdie. "So what's this 'Seraph's Leash' deal anyway?"
Jack: "…huh."
Jnezdie thinks for a second and then nods approvingly. "I'll take that."
Kralie pours tea for each one of you, gently putting your cups in front of you
Klirek: "Ah, well… How to place it, I think we're actually at non-disclosure orders?"
Klirek: "What say you, miss?"
Sarah: "Ah… You're here on Kivara's orders, you know your job"
Klirek: "Ah, well! Hum… Suffice to say that all water out there is poisonous for the non-natives. The Seraph's Leash is kind of a counter to that!"
Argent: "I can respect that." Argent nods, before tasting a sip of the tea-trying to make sure it doesn't seem to be laced or spiked with anything.
Jack: "(…Where in the world would they get all the food?)"
Jnezdie: "So weird."
JayM: Everyone, Danger Sense [TN 7]
Gavriel peers at the cake. …it's probably trustworthy. Paranoia doesn't always pay. "Hn. Our medical science is.. primitive, compared to what we have seen in the ruins."
Jnezdie has a sudden burst of intuition. [Expertise: Danger Sense] [Aptitude: Wilderness] [
Argent has a sixth-sense for this sort of thing, at least. [Lucky:Wilderness]
Gavriel is still paranoid, however. [Aptitude]
Jack goes with the flow. [No Reels]
Jnezdie rolled 2#1d8+1(1) and got 3 ( Total: 4.0 ) for tn 6
Also rolled 2#1d8+1(2) and got 5 [Total: 6.0 (High), Avg: 5.00]
Also rolled 4d8 and got 5, 2, 2, 5 [Total: 14 (Low), Avg: 3.50]
Total: 24.0, Avg: 3.67
JayM: Well, that is a [1/3]
Gavriel is reliably paranoid. [Reliable]
Jnezdie rolled 1d10+1 and got 8 ( Total: 9.0 ) **
[OOC] JayM: 2/3
Argent has been trained to have some paranoia. [Jack of All Trades]
Jnezdie rolled 1d6+1 and got 5 ( Total: 6.0 )
[OOC] Jnezdie: praise jesus
JayM: Good enough
The oddest feeling… Gavriel and Argent this weird sensation is familiar, so familiar- Of being herded by a foe, without noticing- Gavriel's eyes dart around- The table's awfully close to a corner, and the way Klirek and Kralie are set on the table- This would be a perfect ambush. Sarah raises a hand as Argent raises the cup of tea to prevent her from doing it "It's poisoned"
Kralie: "W-what? Why'd you say it's poisoned?"
(300*18/4) = 1350
[OOC] JayM: +5 AP/+1350 XP
Jnezdie: "Just don't say the cake's poisoned too, I can do without tea."
Sarah: "Most likely is as well"
Klirek: "Why… ARE you saying that?"
Jnezdie: "Jeez, guys. Calm down. You don't want us to actually believe that it's poisoned, right?"
Sarah: "You forgot to take down your calendar" Sarah points to the other side of the room, wherein the strangest calendar is, there are a few passes circled in red
Argent slams the cup down, looking irate. "I was testing it for that, but…"
Klirek: "Oh…"
Gavriel puts the teacup down, stands behind his chair.
Sarah: "See… Kivarans are kind of cursed… During a period called Hunter's Luna they kind of… Hunt, anything and everything living, for some reason preffering other people"
Jack‘ blinks, glances over to Sarah. "Should I be outraged, or is this a silly mix up…?"
Jack: "Hm. That sound sliek outraged to me."
Sarah: "They can’t help it. Often they lock themselves up and leave the keys to someone else during that period. We kind of came across them the worst time"
Jack‘ nods to himself, then hurls the teacup across the room in as indignat a way as in possible.
Jnezdie: "That is the strangest hunting ritual. Poisoned cake and tea?"
Argent stands, cracking her knuckles. "If that’s the case, we're leaving, now."
Sarah: "They don't get any less intelligent when that period hits"
Kralie: "Ah, well" where did she pull two rifles out of? (under the pillows) and tosses them to Klirek "Nope, we're having you for dinner"
Kralie herself draws four of the weirdest pistols you have ever seen, they don't even have loaders
Jnezdie looks at the party, then looks at those two.
Jnezdie: "This is really happening."
Jack‘ then slams in hands on the table befoer getting up. "This is an outrage! Show some self control, we are leaving this instant! Sir, Madam… GOOD DAY!"
Argent: "Then go to hell!"
Argent drops into a combat stance immediately
JayM: Begin Battle!
JayM: Battle order: Klirek [F]:0 Gavriel [B]:1 Kralie [B]:2 Argent [F]:3 Jack [B]:4 Sarah [B]:4 Jnezdie [F]:6
Jnezdie: "Man…" He groans. "(I really wanted some cake, too.)"
JayM: They’ve got your escape cut off
Jnezdie stands from his seat.
JayM: However, you're not cornered at least and have room to move about
Jack: "GRah! IF IT'S A RUMBLE YOU WANT, TIS A RUMBLE YOU SHALL RECEIVE. PREPARE TO EB ROCKED!"
Sarah: "Hum… If we could incapacitate them and tie down down for a couple of passes? They don't really have much in the way of self-control any longer"
Jnezdie: "Way ahead o' ya' there, Sarah."
Gavriel quietly slings his gun off his back. It is much bigger than their rifles. "I will endeavour not to strike anywhere vital, although I don't know their anatomy."
Argent: "If you insist we pull our strikes to make sure nothing lethal happens, fine."
Klirek raises both rifles, each one held by two hands, and fiddles with them, loading a glowing crimson cartridge. He levels both of them at Argent, and fires [Explosive Impact] [Explosive Impact]
JayM rolled 2#1d8+180(1) and got 5 ( Total: 185.0 )
Also rolled 2#1d8+180(2) and got 6 [Total: 186.0 (High), Avg: 6.00]
Also rolled 2d100 and got 72, 16 [Total: 88 (Low), Avg: 44.00]
Total: 459.0, Avg: 24.75
[OOC] JayM: 185] and [186] Physical Ranged Piercing damage, Poison(4)!
JayM: The raw backblast knocks him against a wall and he's dizzy for a while. Sleep(1)!
JayM: Gavriel!
Gavriel attempts to remedy his lack of knowledge concerning where to, and where not to, aim. [Wide Scan D29]
[OOC] Argent: [F] HP: 553/924 | MP: 165/165 | Limit: 53/300 | SoS: 231 | Poison (4)
Gavriel addresses the foe: "You will forgive me if, should we meet again under better circumstances, I do not eat the cake."
JayM: Klirek: L17 Humanoid/Insect/Outsider M.Boss - HP: 2024, MP: 169, W: Ice, I: Mental, R: Poison V, Has a certain vulnerability to water
JayM: Kralie: L17 Humanoid/Insect/Outside M.Boss - HP: 2432 - MP: 203, W: Ice, I: Mental, R: Poison V, Has a certain vulnerability to water
Kralie: "It's okay, few friendships survive those mishaps"
Jnezdie: "We make a lot o' strange friends."
JayM: Battle order: Kralie [B]:0 Argent [F]:1 Jack [B]:2 Sarah [B]:2 Jnezdie [F]:4 Gavriel [B]:28 Klirek [F]:46
Kralie raises all four of her pistols and aims them at Argent, and as she presses the triggers four powerful blasts of raw kinectic force hit [Skywave Shot]x4
JayM rolled 4d100 and got 72, 81, 58, 62 ( Total: 273 )
Jnezdie: "I am -pretty- sure that when you guys recover I'm gonna want a chocolate cake proper from ya'." He draws his katana! "So you'd better be ready!"
JayM rolled 4#1d8+74(1) and got 1 ( Total: 75.0 )
Also rolled 4#1d8+74(2) and got 8 [Total: 82.0 (High), Avg: 8.00]
Also rolled 4#1d8+74(3) and got 2 [Total: 76.0 (Low), Avg: 2.00]
Also rolled 4#1d8+74(4) and got 4 [Total: 78.0 (Low), Avg: 4.00]
Total: 311.0, Avg: 3.75
JayM: All that in Physical Ranged damage
JayM rolled 4#2d100(1) and got 82, 80 ( Total: 162 )
Also rolled 4#2d100(2) and got 11, 22 [Total: 33 (Low), Avg: 16.50]
Also rolled 4#2d100(3) and got 100, 82 [Total: 182 (High), Avg: 91.00]
Also rolled 4#2d100(4) and got 53, 34 [Total: 87 (Low), Avg: 43.50]
Total: 464, Avg: 58.00
JayM: Poison(4) to her!
JayM: Battle order: Argent [F]:0 Jack [B]:1 Sarah [B]:1 Jnezdie [F]:3 Gavriel [B]:27 Kralie [B]:29 Klirek [F]:45
JayM: Argent!
Argent: "
Sarah: "… I think Jnezdie has been rubbing off on me. I really want to say something about 'spiders fighting' right now"
The two foes groan "That joke's far too old"
Jack: "Eh? Eeehhh??"
Sarah: "I-it's a- A really bad language pun, ignore me…"
Jnezdie laughs!
Argent: "Kgh…yeah, fucking wonderful." Just her luck. Argent rummages through her pack to grab an antidote before downing it [Item:Antidote, 31D]
JayM: Jack!
[OOC] Argent: [F] HP: 242/924 | MP: 165/165 | Limit: 73/300 | SoS: 231 | Normal
Jack: "RAAAAAH!" Jack waves a hand over the woodned box on his necklace, then slams down a few hard and heavily distorted chords. "THE ROCKING BEGINS NOW FOUL FIENDS!" [Rousing Melody] [Haste(40] [38D]
JayM: That is a LOT of haste, muster
Sarah quickly moves behind the biggest beefwall of the back row, Gavriel [Hide, 40D]
JayM: Jnezdie!
Jnezdie opens up the Automed and takes out a High Potion. With a push of a button and some mixing, he makes something really great! He hands it to Argent. "Here ya' go. It's not poison flavored, either!" [Item, 27D]
JayM: Healings are had
JayM: Battle order: Gavriel [B]:0 Kralie [B]:2 Jnezdie [F]:3 Argent [F]:4 Jack [B]:12 Sarah [B]:14 Klirek [F]:18
JayM: Gavriel!
Argent: "Don't care if it is at this point, you're not the one perforated." She downs the chem-battery in one gulp.
Gavriel nods appreciatively to Jack. Is he… headbobbling a little to the beat?! He fires off two shots into Kralie, trying to disrupt more than wound. [Double Shot D49]
Gavriel rolled 2d100 and got 24, 84 ( Total: 108 ) for any eva?
JayM: None whatsoever!
JayM: That's too much math for me
[OOC] Gavriel: also it's 40D not 49D sorry
JayM: So two hits I presume
Gavriel rolled 2#d8+58(1) and got 1 ( Total: 59.0 ) for 55 CoS Blind (4)
Also rolled 2#d8+58(2) and got 2 [Total: 60.0 (Low), Avg: 2.00]
Also rolled 2d100 and got 4, 61 [Total: 65 (Low), Avg: 32.50]
Total: 184.0, Avg: 17.00
Kralie is thoroughly blinded by the shots!
JayM: Battle order: Kralie [B]:0 Jnezdie [F]:1 Argent [F]:2 Jack [B]:10 Sarah [B]:12 Klirek [F]:16 Gavriel [B]:38
JayM: Status for Kralie [B]: Blind(4)
Kralie cannot see but that still does not stops her. She draws out a type of grenade, pulls the pin and tosses it at Jnezdie's feet. It explodes covering him in sticky, foamy green goo [Stickyfoam]
JayM rolled 1d100 and got 39 ( Total: 39 )
JayM: He's Evasion Down(4)!
JayM: Jnezdie!
Gavriel: "…hn." Interesting technology. Too bad it almost certainly couldn't be replicated.
Jnezdie exhales and runs two fingers along the flat of his blade. As his fingers move, the katana softly shimmers with a blue-tinged light, and the air is slightly colder. [Ice Sword, 27D]
JayM: Sword of Frozen Fury!!!
JayM: Argent!
Argent cracks her knuckles, before rushing in and elbowing Kralie in what she estimates is the sternum, taking advantage of the blindness for a quick shot. [Faultsiphon, 25D(20D if hits)]
Argent rolled 1d100 and got 22 ( Total: 22 )
JayM: It does!
Argent rolled 1d8+156 and got 6 ( Total: 162.0 )
JayM: A light cracking sound- those exoskeletons aren't that hard
JayM: Battle order: Jack [B]:0 Sarah [B]:2 Klirek [F]:6 Argent [F]:12 Jnezdie [F]:18 Kralie [B]:20 Gavriel [B]:28
JayM: Jack!
Jack‘ shifts down into a somewhat more ramped up than usualy version of the [Life Song] [38D]
Jack` rolled 6d10*1.25+112*1.25 and got 1, 6, 10, 1, 1, 7 ( Total: 172.5 )
JayM: Heals are spread all over!
Sarah, steps out of hiding to look at the battle for a moment [Return, 10D]
Klirek shakes his head, recovering his focus
JayM: Battle order: Argent [F]:0 Sarah [B]:0 Jnezdie [F]:6 Kralie [B]:8 Gavriel [B]:16 Jack [B]:26 Klirek [F]:29
JayM: Status for Sarah [B]: Haste(3)
JayM: Argent!
Argent then attempts to steal some equipment from Kralie-if nothing else possibly some ammo. Hey, they tried to poison and perforate her, it’s all fair. [Steal Equipment, 25D]
JayM: Rolls are had!
Argent rolled 1d100 and got 59 ( Total: 59 )
JayM: What's the CoS again?
Argent: 65, so that should be a hit.
Argent gets all up in Kralie's grill- A little bit of struggling and she manages to take away two of her pistols! [Skyshooter] x2, they're T2 'Boomerangs' with Added Status: Pain(15)
Sarah continues to hide, she's far too frail! [Hide, 40D]
JayM: Jnezdie!
Jnezdie rushes up to Kralie, striking across her with his katana! [Attack, 47D]
Jnezdie rolled 1d100 and got 2 ( Total: 2 ) for 85/15
JayM: :D
Argent pockets the pistols
Jnezdie rolled 1d10*2.75+264*2.75 and got 9 ( Total: 750.75 )
She's stricken, and a layer of frost covers the wound "Aahs… C-cold…"
Kralie then shakes her head and draws a small flat object, she points it roughly where Jnezdie is and presses a button, it fires a violet beam that hits the ground and forms a magical circle, grey dust floating around Jnezdie
JayM rolled 1d100 and got 24 ( Total: 24 )
Jnezdie: "Mm-hmm. As far as prey goes… it's really you two that are in trouble."
The dust coalesces around Jnezdie and encases him in rock! Petrify(U)! [Petro Paralyzer]
Argent: "…ironic timing there."
Jnezdie is totally posing with his katana on his shoulder and pointing with his finger.
JayM: Battle order: Gavriel [B]:0 Argent [F]:9 Jack [B]:10 Klirek [F]:13 Kralie [B]:22 Sarah [B]:24 Jnezdie [F]:37
JayM: Gavriel!
[OOC] Jnezdie: HP: 818/818, MP: 36/193, LP: 200/300, SoS: 205 | Stone (U)
Argent: "Jack, deal with your friend's sudden inclination to take on a more statuesque appearance, will you?" Argent comments dryly.
Gavriel: "I've got it, don't worry." He applies a Golden Needle to Jnezdie! [Item D29]
JayM: A single touch from a golden needle, and the layer of rock breaks
JayM: Argent!
Jack‘ opens his mouth to respond to Argent, then just roars over his music when Gavriel answers instead.
[OOC] Gavriel: 23D instead, fuck me I’m so bad at Haste
Argent then follows by rushing up to Kralie and punching, following with a knee-strike to the gut. [Pummel, 25D]
Argent rolled 2#d100(1) and got 61 ( Total: 61 )
Also rolled 2#d100(2) and got 38 [Total: 38 (Low), Avg: 38.00]
Total: 99, Avg: 49.50
JayM: The gut turns out to be her most sensitive spot
JayM: She bends over, two hands over it
Argent rolled 2#1d8+104(1) and got 1 ( Total: 105.0 )
Also rolled 2#1d8+104(2) and got 8 [Total: 112.0 (High), Avg: 8.00]
Total: 217.0, Avg: 4.50
Jnezdie: "-you two are in trouble." he finishes, lowering his pointing finger.
JayM: … I spaced hard or what
[OOC] Argent: You did. Jack should be up.
JayM: Jack!
Jack‘ continues roaring over his music as the tempo increases and the chord changes start to become more frequent and nearly erratic. [Valor Minnute] [Brave (4)] [38D]
Argent: "Yeah, I give that a 3.5 out of 10. Stock before you turned into a statue."
JayM: Brave warriors!
Jnezdie laughs! "I must have missed something in that last ruin, because it sounds like you found a sense of humor!"
[OOC] Argent: [F] HP: 924/924 | MP: 149/165 | Limit: 81/300 | SoS: 231 | Haste (1), Brave (4)
Klirek aims a rifle at the party and tosses the other up, tosses a cylindrical object in the air above the party and shoots it with the other rifle. The object explodes in a mess of silver-colored good with tiny red flakes on it. As it settles lines of violet energy connect all the tiny red flakes which cover the party [Sealant Bomb]
JayM rolled 4d100 and got 83, 90, 83, 87 ( Total: 343 )
JayM: Sadly, unaffective
Kralie tosses a dart towards Jack!
JayM rolled 1d100 and got 26 ( Total: 26 )
Argent gets the hell out of the area before that happens
The dart misses quite wide, barely hitting his foot. That is enough, however as the [Psychotropics] inflict Berserk(4) on him!
JayM: Battle order: Gavriel [B]:0 Sarah [B]:1 Argent [F]:11 Jnezdie [F]:14 Klirek [F]:21 Jack [B]:25 Kralie [B]:29
JayM: Gavriel!
Gavriel fires off two shots on Klirek, trying to blind him too! [Double Shot D40]
Jack` continues to scream and rage! … well he’s not playign anymore, that's different.
Gavriel rolled 2#d8*1.25+58*1.25(1) and got 4 ( Total: 77.5 ) for 55 CoS Blind
Also rolled 2#d8*1.25+58*1.25(2) and got 7 [Total: 81.25 (High), Avg: 7.00]
Also rolled 2d100 and got 3, 24 [Total: 27 (Low), Avg: 13.50]
Total: 185.75, Avg: 9.50
Argent is unimpressed by Jack's screaming and raging
JayM: And he too, is Blinded
Jnezdie: "Aw yeah, he's thrashin' now."
Argent: "Trust me, it's all bluster."
Argent: "Barely felt it when he hit me the one time."
Sarah steps out of hiding, she will do something now, for sure, as she pulls out a vial with red liquid
JayM: Battle order: Argent [F]:0 Sarah [B]:0 Jnezdie [F]:3 Klirek [F]:10 Jack [B]:14 Kralie [B]:18 Gavriel [B]:29
JayM: Status for Sarah [B]: Haste(2)
JayM: Argent!
Argent decides, hey, might as well collect an Aggression Tax from the other spider-dude. And so it's time for an attempt to steal from Kiirek! [Steal Equipment, 25D]
Argent rolled 1d100 and got 45 ( Total: 45 )
Argent struggles some more! And removes one of the rifles from his grasp! [Capella]
He immediately draws two silvery knives
Argent: "That'll be enough of a fine for today." She somehow stows the weapon in that exchange
Sarah picks up one of the group's Potions and mixes the red liquid with it. Kralie looks at her "W-wait, what are you doing?" , Sarah then proceeds to hurl the mix at her, it hits on her chitinous plating and somewhat dissolves it dealing [200]
JayM: Jnezdie!
Jnezdie draws his hand along his katana again, icing it over! [Ice Sword, 34D]
Jnezdie: "Nice shot, yeah?"
JayM: The blade of frozen death!
JayM: Battle order: Klirek [F]:0 Jack [B]:4 Kralie [B]:8 Argent [F]:15 Sarah [B]:16 Gavriel [B]:19 Jnezdie [F]:27
JayM: Status for Klirek [F]: Blind(4)
Klirek clicks loudly at you all and loads a type of strange barrel extention on his leftover rifle and points it at Jnezdie. It fires not a single shot, but a helix of white and crimson energy [Energy Magnum]
JayM rolled 1d100 and got 31 ( Total: 31 )
JayM rolled 1d8+45 and got 6 ( Total: 51.0 )
Also rolled 1d100 and got 54 [Total: 54 (High), Avg: 54.00]
Total: 105.0, Avg: 30.00
JayM: Deals 51 Magical Fire damage and no status!
JayM: Jack!
[OOC] Jnezdie: HP: 767/818, MP: 8/193, LP: 210/300, SoS: 205 | Brave (3), Ice Sword (6)
Jack‘ dashes forward! [24D]
Targets: chick
Jack` rolled 1d100 and got 30 ( Total: 30 ) for 55
JayM: A nifty hit!
Jack` rolled d8*1.25+42*1.25 and got 7 ( Total: 61.25 )
JayM: Slash!
JayM: You dealt some decent damage
Kralie counters that by delivering a sequence of strikes at Jnezdie! [Skywave Shot]x2 [Grappler’s Bite]x2
JayM rolled 4d100 and got 21, 23, 87, 79 ( Total: 210 )
JayM rolled 2#1d8+72(1) and got 7 ( Total: 79.0 )
Also rolled 2#1d8+72(2) and got 7 [Total: 79.0 (High), Avg: 7.00]
Also rolled 1d12+120 and got 5 [Total: 125.0 (Low), Avg: 5.00]
Also rolled 2#1d100(1) and got 32 [Total: 32 (Low), Avg: 32.00]
Also rolled 2#1d100(2) and got 78 [Total: 78 (High), Avg: 78.00]
Also rolled 1d100 and got 29 [Total: 29 (Low), Avg: 29.00]
Total: 422.0, Avg: 26.33
JayM: Wait, my bad
JayM: Only the shots hit
The two shits hit for [79] and [79] damage, but she cannot geta hold of him!
JayM: Also, Poison(4)!
JayM: Battle order: Argent [F]:0 Sarah [B]:1 Gavriel [B]:4 Klirek [F]:7 Jnezdie [F]:12 Jack [B]:13 Kralie [B]:43
JayM: Argent!
Jnezdie: "Whoo…"
Jnezdie: "Harsh."
[OOC] Jnezdie: HP: 649/818, MP: 8/193, LP: 230/300, SoS: 205 | Brave (3), Ice Sword (6), Poison (4)
Argent rushes forward, delivering another kick to Kralie's gut. [Blindside, 39D]
Argent rolled 1d100 and got 70 ( Total: 70 )
JayM: A powerful strike
Argent: "Oi, Gavriel, here's your mark!"
Argent rolled 1d8*1.25+156*1.25 and got 6 ( Total: 202.5 ) for blindside effects
Sarah hides behind Gavriel before he shoots again [Hide, 40D]
JayM: Battle order: Gavriel [B]:0 Klirek [F]:3 Jnezdie [F]:8 Jack [B]:9 Argent [F]:35 Sarah [B]:37 Kralie [B]:39
JayM: Gavriel!
Gavriel shoots at Kralie! [Double Shot D40]
JayM: CErtainly not going to miss
Gavriel rolled 2#d8*1.25+58*1.25(1) and got 6 ( Total: 80.0 ) for 55 CoS Blind
Also rolled 2#d8*1.25+58*1.25(2) and got 7 [Total: 81.25 (High), Avg: 7.00]
Also rolled 2d100 and got 94, 63 [Total: 157 (High), Avg: 78.50]
Total: 318.25, Avg: 42.50
[OOC] Gavriel: ajfhgfjgjg I fucked up the damage
JayM: No More Blinds
((6+7+58+58)*1.5) = 193.5
JayM: But I fixed it
[OOC] Gavriel: 96 and 97 ((
JayM: Battle order: Klirek [F]:0 Jnezdie [F]:5 Jack [B]:6 Argent [F]:32 Sarah [B]:34 Kralie [B]:36 Gavriel [B]:37
JayM: Status for Klirek [F]: Blind(3)
Klirek decides that if this keeps going they might as well loose! He does something with his rifle and charges at Jnezdie, stabs him once and twice, twists the knife and draws them out in a corss fashion as he lowers his rifle and fires at Jnezdie [Knife Sequencer] [Explosive Impact]
JayM rolled 2d100 and got 22, 43 ( Total: 65 )
JayM rolled 1d10+240 and got 10 ( Total: 250.0 )
Also rolled 1d8+180 and got 7 [Total: 187.0 (High), Avg: 7.00]
Also rolled 2d100 and got 3, 87 [Total: 90 (Low), Avg: 45.00]
Total: 527.0, Avg: 26.75
[OOC] JayM: 250] Physical Melee damage and [187] Physical Ranged Piercing damage, Poison(4)!
The shot's backblast makes him dizzy
[OOC] Jnezdie: HP: 385/818, MP: 8/193, LP: 250/300, SoS: 205 | Brave (3), Ice Sword (6), Poison (4)
Jnezdie: "Isn't cute anymore."
JayM: Battle order: Jnezdie [F]:0 Jack [B]:1 Argent [F]:27 Sarah [B]:29 Kralie [B]:31 Gavriel [B]:32 Klirek [F]:43
JayM: Jnezdie!
Jnezdie: "I'm gonna go in for the finishing touches on ol' Krel. Kral? You, in the back."
Jack: "KRAAAAAH!"
Jnezdie charges Kralie! [Attack, 59D]
Jnezdie rolled 1d100 and got 87 ( Total: 87 ) for 85/15
JayM: Well, now
JayM: A swipe off-mark
JayM: Jack!
Targets: kra
Jack‘ rolled 1d100 and got 16 ( Total: 16 ) for 55
JayM: Thankfully Berserk is focus-firing
JayM: And hitting
Jack` rolled d8+42 and got 8 ( Total: 50.0 )
JayM: Damage Is Dealt!
JayM: Argent!
[OOC] Jack: 29D
Argent continues with her assault on Kralie, letting loose with two more focused strikes to the gut. Naturally, she’ll get called on for it being the equivalent of a groin kick or whatnot later given their luck, but screw it
[OOC] Argent: Pummel, 31D
Argent rolled 2#d100(1) and got 65 ( Total: 65 )
Also rolled 2#d100(2) and got 74 [Total: 74 (High), Avg: 74.00]
Total: 139, Avg: 69.50
Argent rolled 1d8+104 and got 6 ( Total: 110.0 )
Kralie clicks at you angrily!
Sarah steps out from behind Jack "This is getting ridiculous you two"
[OOC] JayM: 10D
JayM: Er, Gavriel
JayM: What?
JayM: ANYWAY
JayM: Battle order: Jack [B]:0 Kralie [B]:1 Gavriel [B]:2 Sarah [B]:9 Klirek [F]:13 Argent [F]:28 Jnezdie [F]:29
JayM: Jack!
Argent: "…Yes, this is."
Targets: kra
Jack‘ rolled 1d100 and got 83 ( Total: 83 ) for 55
Gavriel: "It has been ridiculous, ever since we encountered them." He keeps his sights aimed on Kralie.
Jack` misses! [29D]
Kralie makes angry clicking noises and attacks…
Targets: Gavriel
Kralie grabs Gavriel by the throat and shoots him point-blank
JayM rolled 4d100 and got 93, 77, 4, 86 ( Total: 260 )
JayM rolled 1d10+120 and got 6 ( Total: 126.0 ) for [Grappler’s Bite] [Skywave Shot]
Also rolled 1d8+72 and got 7 [Total: 79.0 (High), Avg: 7.00]
Also rolled 1d100 and got 51 [Total: 51 (High), Avg: 51.00]
Also rolled 2d100 and got 34, 78 [Total: 112 (High), Avg: 56.00]
Total: 368.0, Avg: 35.20
[OOC] JayM: 126] and [79]! No Status!
JayM: Battle order: Gavriel [B]:0 Sarah [B]:7 Klirek [F]:11 Argent [F]:26 Jack [B]:27 Jnezdie [F]:27 Kralie [B]:49
JayM: Gavriel!
JayM: Oh, wait
JayM: That 79 should have a 150% on it, and the 126 a 125%, but bank error on your favor, don't change your damage taken
JayM: Gavriel, your turn!
[OOC] JayM: SoS-Berserk], btw
Gavriel twists halfway out of the way, punching her swiftly and dropping to his feet, wincing from the wound, firing a pair of shots directly back at her. "Nngh…!" [Double Shot D49]
Gavriel rolled 2#d8*1.25+58*1.25(1) and got 6 ( Total: 80.0 ) for 55 CoS Blind
Also rolled 2#d8*1.25+58*1.25(2) and got 6 [Total: 80.0 (High), Avg: 6.00]
Also rolled 2d100 and got 75, 57 [Total: 132 (High), Avg: 66.00]
Total: 292.0, Avg: 36.00
[OOC] Gavriel: HP: 471/836, MP: 90/143, LP: 116/300, SoS: 209 - Haste (0),Brave (1)
JayM: Not blinded!
Sarah decides to be somewhat helpful and puts her own voice to good use, singing her own little song of life [Life Song, 47D]
JayM rolled 1d10+40 and got 4 ( Total: 44.0 )
Klirek recovers from his daze
JayM: Battle order: Argent [F]:0 Jack [B]:1 Jnezdie [F]:1 Klirek [F]:20 Gavriel [B]:23 Kralie [B]:23 Sarah [B]:28
JayM: Argent!
Argent: "Well, let's end this silliness now then!" Argent rushes in to deliver another pair of blows to Kralie [Pummel, 31D]
Argent rolled 2#d100(1) and got 81 ( Total: 81 )
Also rolled 2#d100(2) and got 15 [Total: 15 (Low), Avg: 15.00]
Total: 96, Avg: 48.00
JayM: How's dem hits?
Argent: One hit, again.
JayM: So roll that :D
Argent rolled 1d8+104 and got 8 ( Total: 112.0 )
JayM: Three more hits, Argent
JayM: Jack!
Targets: kra
Jack‘ rolled 1d100 and got 58 ( Total: 58 ) for 55
Jack` misses! [29D]
JayM: And Jnezdie too, but
JayM: Jnezdie!
Jnezdie zigzags around the table, striking at Kralie! [Attack, 59D]
Jnezdie rolled 1d100 and got 65 ( Total: 65 ) for 85/15
Jnezdie rolled 1d10*2+264*2 and got 1 ( Total: 530.0 )
JayM: A swift strike
JayM: And she falls over unconscious, two wide wounds with frozen layers on them
JayM: Battle order: Klirek [F]:0 Gavriel [B]:3 Sarah [B]:8 Jack [B]:10 Argent [F]:11 Jnezdie [F]:40
JayM: Status for Klirek [F]: Blind(1)
Klirek clircks a lot more, and runs to knife Jnezdie again [Knife Sequencer] [Explosive Impact]
JayM rolled 2d100 and got 76, 69 ( Total: 145 )
JayM: And when he goes load the gun it jams up and the cartridge explodes inside, knocking him out temporarily [Miss] [Miss]
JayM: Gavriel!
Jnezdie: "Huh. Jack, how you feelin’, buddy?"
Jack: "Hmm? Fine!"
Jnezdie: "Great!"
Gavriel turns towards Klirek then, hoping to keep him out of commission! [Double Shot D49]
Jnezdie: "Let's take our ti-"
Gavriel rolled 2#d8*1.25+58*1.25(1) and got 3 ( Total: 76.25 ) for 55 CoS Blind
Also rolled 2#d8*1.25+58*1.25(2) and got 7 [Total: 81.25 (High), Avg: 7.00]
Also rolled 2d100 and got 7, 12 [Total: 19 (Low), Avg: 9.50]
Total: 176.5, Avg: 7.25
Jnezdie: "Aw, yeah, we can do that too. I like your charge!"
[OOC] Jnezdie: HP: 281/818, MP: 8/193, LP: 250/300, SoS: 205 | Brave (1), Ice Sword (4), Poison (2)
JayM: Two powerful strikes!
JayM: And fully blinded twice
Sarah then proceeds to hide behind Gavriel again! [Hide, 40D]
JayM: Battle order: Jack [B]:0 Argent [F]:1 Jnezdie [F]:30 Sarah [B]:38 Klirek [F]:38 Gavriel [B]:42
JayM: Jack!
Jack‘ begins to riff again as he starts up the song of life once more! [47D]
Jack` rolled 6d10*1.25+112*1.25 and got 8, 2, 10, 2, 4, 6 ( Total: 180.0 )
JayM: HEalz
JayM: ARgent!
Argent: "Right, let’s finish this here and now. The longer they're up, the worse this'll get." Argent states, before rushing in, trying for two more gutpunches, this time on Klirek [Pummel, 31D]
Argent rolled 2#d100(1) and got 10 ( Total: 10 )
Also rolled 2#d100(2) and got 32 [Total: 32 (Low), Avg: 32.00]
Total: 42, Avg: 21.00
Argent rolled 2#1d8*1.25+104*1.25(1) and got 4 ( Total: 135.0 )
JayM: Perfection in number of hits
Also rolled 2#1d8*1.25+104*1.25(2) and got 5 [Total: 136.25 (High), Avg: 5.00]
Total: 271.25, Avg: 4.50
JayM: Pow and pow are had!
JayM: Jnezdie!
Jnezdie rushes towards Klirek, coming up on his side! [Attack, 59D]
Jnezdie rolled 1d100 and got 92 ( Total: 92 ) for 85/15
JayM: Wide off
JayM: Argent again!
JayM: Battle order: Argent [F]:0 Sarah [B]:6 Klirek [F]:6 Gavriel [B]:10 Jack [B]:15 Jnezdie [F]:57
Argent: I've got a fever, and the only cure is MORE PUNCHING. …if she keeps this up it'll start to look like one of those rapid-fire punch dealies from a martial arts story or something. [Pummel, 31D]
Argent rolled 2#1d100(1) and got 50 ( Total: 50 )
Also rolled 2#1d100(2) and got 34 [Total: 34 (Low), Avg: 34.00]
Total: 84, Avg: 42.00
Argent rolled 2#1d8+104(1) and got 3 ( Total: 107.0 ) for holy shit punching
Also rolled 2#1d8+104(2) and got 1 [Total: 105.0 (Min), Avg: 1.00]
Total: 212.0, Avg: 2.00
Sarah takes a moment to peek at the battle once again, and Klirek recovers
JayM: Battle order: Gavriel [B]:0 Jack [B]:5 Sarah [B]:6 Argent [F]:21 Klirek [F]:31 Jnezdie [F]:47
JayM: Gavriel!
Gavriel growls, and uses that very technique - [Full Assault D49]
Gavriel rolled d8+234 and got 5 ( Total: 239.0 ) for 55 CoS Blind (4)
Also rolled 1d100 and got 50 [Total: 50 (Low), Avg: 50.00]
Total: 289.0, Avg: 27.50
JayM: A powrful shot back at him, that blinds the man!
Jack‘ plays the blade madrigal! [47D] [Acc Up (4)]
JayM: Jack!
JayM: And accuracies!
Sarah decides to help out some more, singing her own life song! [Life Song, 47D]
JayM rolled 1d10+40 and got 8 ( Total: 48.0 )
Jnezdie: "I’m a fan of those grooves, yeah!"
JayM: Argent!
Argent reaches into the pack, pulling out a lance with a frosty air around the blade…[Equip Change: 11D]
Jack: "Happy to oblidge!"
Klirek decides that a less self-destructive avenue is better and goes with [Shot] [Twinknife] aimed at Jnezdie!
JayM rolled 2d100 and got 64, 67 ( Total: 131 )
JayM: And can't hit, whoo
Jnezdie slips to the side!
JayM: Battle order: Argent [F]:0 Jnezdie [F]:15 Gavriel [B]:17 Jack [B]:20 Sarah [B]:21 Klirek [F]:47
JayM: Argent!
[OOC] Argent: [F] HP: 924/924 | MP: 149/165 | Limit: 101/300 | SoS: 231 | Accuracy Up (3) )) …and just like that, she starts whirling it to one side, water beginning to gather around the blade…
[OOC] Argent: Critical Magnum:CT10
JayM: Goes off now!
Argent rolled 1d100 and got 77 ( Total: 77 )
JayM: Tell me it hits >_>
Argent: ACC Up does it
JayM: Roll that!
Argent rolled 1d12*1.5+585*1.5 and got 4 ( Total: 883.5 ) for accounting for W:Ice
Argent leaps forward, slamming the side of the spear's head HARD into Klirek's gut-a large column of explosions quickly blowing both parties back following the hit.
[OOC] Argent: 51D
As Argent strikes, the water from her armor-dress swirls and flows out from between the plates over it, as she moves to strike the water coats her lance and two great wings of water appear on her back the moment before the strike hits, and everything explodes- And the water seems to stop midair as it explodes outwards, and home itself back to cover her lance before flowing back to the dress it was a part of. Angelics Are Water, hits weak spot!
JayM: Confuse(4), Sap(4), Grav10%!
Jnezdie: "Daaaaaaang."
Jnezdie: "Okay, I concede. It's still cute."
Jack: "Hrrmrmrmrmrmmm."
Argent: "…the hell?! Never seen -that- happen before."
JayM: He's barely hanging there, and the water seems to have eaten away at his body
JayM: Battle order: Jnezdie [F]:0 Gavriel [B]:2 Jack [B]:5 Sarah [B]:6 Klirek [F]:32 Argent [F]:46
JayM: Jnezdie!
Jnezdie hops to the beat, two, three, strike! [Attack, 59D]
Jnezdie rolled 1d100 and got 15 ( Total: 15 ) for 95/15
Sarah: "I get it… The dress… It's made from the same as the Angelics"
Sarah: "That's why it reacted that way, I guess"
Jnezdie rolled 1d10*3+264*3 and got 9 ( Total: 819.0 )
JayM: That is like, 8x it's current HP, mostly
And leaving Klirek with a large gash across the midsection, frozen over, he passes out
JayM: Victory!
JayM rolled 2d100 and got 51, 51 ( Total: 102 ) **
Argent clearly stole all the stuff that could be usable
[OOC] JayM: +2400 XP/+2720 Gil/+18 AP
Jnezdie: "…well let's make sure they won't -die- die."
Jnezdie: "Think they got anything else around here to eat?"
Jack‘ shakes his head at Jnezdie.
Sarah goes over to them and looks them over "Don’t worry… Kivaran vital systems are pretty deep inside their bodies" she looks around "Uhm… Can you help me a moment, first?"
Jnezdie: "Don't even, man- I have chocolate cake on the brain now."
Argent: "…"
Argent: "Reminds me."
Jnezdie sheathes his katana and ambles over to Sarah.
Argent extends a palm, firing an Aurabolt. At the cake.
Sarah points over to another open room, this one with a heavy door, it has a keypad there "Let's take them to that room, and then… I'll need to reprogram the lock so they can't get out again. Hum, any of you good with cyphers?"
JayM: God, Argent
JayM: Don't make a mess D:
JayM: There were cleaner ways of disposing of it
Jack: "…you could have just put it in the waste bin."
Jnezdie: "I'm pretty sure Jack's really good at pushin' buttons, if that's what you mean."
Argent: It probably fried it if anything, the way I'm imagining those blasts
Jack: "You only get to make indignant messes before or during a scuff, not after. Your ettiquette is terrible, Argent!"
Sarah: "Nah, I can do the button part, I just need a very good code" "
Jnezdie: "Oh."
Argent: "Screw etiquette. They tried to poison us."
Jnezdie: "This is so they don't revive, escape, and hunt someone else."
Jnezdie: "I mean if they got desperate they would have -ate the cake- and well."
Gavriel trudges over. "…may be able to help."
Jnezdie: "Anyway.
Jnezdie: "Naw, I got no ciphers, I don't think."
Jnezdie: "I can try, though."
Sarah: "Kivarans actually, hum…"
Sarah: "Actually, oddly, they don't get kind of desperate or anything they just… Have this overwhelming desire to hunt but if there's no real prey around it's as if they never even suffered from Hunter Luna"
Sarah: "It's the weirdest instinct they got"
The two insects are ungodly heavy, maybe all of those chitinous plates, but they're put in the afore-mentioned room and then Sarah gets to get the lock set up. She's going to give your math a run for it's money, you're not exactly sure why she's asking those exact questions but if the lock is based on that, it should be pretty hard to break
Jnezdie shakes his head. "So weird."
Sarah: "Insects are weird, yes"
Argent: "…eh, fine…I'll see if there's something I can hear from it, I guess." She steps over and helps out with the cipher or something
After that is done with, Sarah lays down on the pillows "Hum… Since they just started their cycle… It should take till the end of the Pass until it's over. Can we wait until then? I don't want to leave them alone, really"
Gavriel does the best he can. Which, given his Material training, is probably pretty good, actually.
Sarah: "(it's kind of scary not being able to trust yourself)"
Jnezdie: "I could take a bit to patch up, yeah."
Gavriel: "…tch. Are Kivarans known for their heartfelt apologies?" He glances at Sarah, though, and nods. "It's true that we could use the shelter."
Argent: "If you insist." Argent cracks her neck a bit.
Jack‘ glances around, then plops down on the fluffiest looking thing in the room.
Sarah: "Actually, they’re a pretty polite and warm people! The sort of thing you'd expect from desert-dwellers"
Sarah: "I'm pretty sure they'll be beside themselves as soon as they're back"
Jnezdie: "Aw, I love a good grillin'. O' the conscience kind."
Jnezdie: "Actually I don't, that's just petty."
Jnezdie: "We'll be here for 'em, yeah?"
Argent: "…right." Still keeping the weapons. Given how much she got perforated, they owe that much.
Jnezdie splays out all akimbo over some pillows.
There's plenty fluffy pillows, although no real seats aside from the (now damaged) chairs. And time will pass, and you get to rest. During this Pass Sarah looks pretty pensieve for a while, and eventually cracks and decides to introduce a one of the things inside here to you, mostly that glass pane, in which moving images are. You've seen illusion shows by the ethereals, but nothing exactly like this. There's some sort of show going on. She ALSO prepares some good food for you- Although something is vastly off with the food here
Argent sits down on a more bare part of the floor.
Gavriel nods. Besides, defeat means friendship, right? He lowers himself to the ground next to Sarah, grumbling about his hand cannon, repairing some finicky bit.
Argent: "Hold it, Sarah, before you serve it."
Sarah: "W-what?"
Argent: "Did you make sure they didn't poison the other stuff in here?"
Jnezdie staaaaaaaaaaaaares at the show.
JayM: It's something adventurous, about a group of heroes who go out to defend some fantasy kingdom from a comically evil villain
Sarah: "I'm sure. Kivaran fangs are poisonous, which is why I thought they probably would have poisoned what they served"
Sarah: "I'm not sure they got any real poison around"
Argent: "…Right, just making sure."
Despite the food smelling and looking as if it'd be just as welcoming as the food she prepared for you during that one holiday break, it's terribly… Unfilling. As if it was gone before it hits your stomach. Sarah is mildly worried at that, though doesn't explains why
And as the Pass winds down you hear knocking from the door the two are stuck behind. Sarah goes check it.
Jnezdie shouts over his shoulder. "OI! WHAT'S THE PASSWORD?"
Argent: "…kgh" Argent was largely doing maintenance on her weapons for the time being.
Klirek: "I… Don't know?"
Argent: Awesome maintenance kit is awesome
Sarah looks at something over the keypad, it has numbers on it "It's good, you're not supposed to!" she taps the actual password and the door opens "Okay, system says you're good now"
Kralie: "Ahh… Sorry, sorry, sorry, so much!" she sounds kind of desperate "Of the whole mwa you go and show up in the one hari we're in Hunter's Luna…"
Sarah: "It's okay, it's not the first time! It comes with working with Kivarans. At least I wasn't alone this time, but…"
Argent: "…right."
Gavriel glances up, shrugs. He's chill.
Sarah: "What WERE you thinking about doing with us? It'd be a death sentence to eat any native of a knight"
Klirek: "The fact that we don't get less intelligent doesn't means we don't get dumb, you know" an odd shudder "It'd have been a suitable end of us at any rate…"
Klirek: "Still… I didn't think that Angelic thing behaved… That way. At least this was some good information we got out of it"
Sarah: "Ah?"
Argent: "…My attack there."
Argent: "And it normally doesn't."
Klirek: "Oh? Usually how is it?"
By now they're moving again, and you're back at the living room
Argent: "Definitely no wings."
Kralie: "Oh, dear, you've still got that movie on loop?"
Jnezdie: "Eh?"
Gavriel raises an eyebrow, amused. Perhaps they -could- provide some data, after all; that'd make him feel rather better about having to fight them.
Klirek: "Ahh… No, that is pretty… Irrelevant, I meant the water"
Klirek: "Does the water always… How to place it… Feel that way?"
Kralie: "Ah, what's on there" she points to the glass panel "Of this whole debacle I actually am feeling guilty not leaving something actually good for you there to watch"
Klirek: "You're so silly…"
Argent: "Feel what way-wait, there's OTHER STUFF on there?" Argent looks to be in relief of the possibility of something other than that show.
Jnezdie: "What, really?"
Jack: "I don't think any of us have been hit by a normal one before, haha."
Jnezdie: "It was pretty good… I mean, there's been hacks that've put on worse shows."
Kralie: "Yeah, here…" she goes over and presses- Something on the screen you can't actually see what it is, but it changes to a different one, this one set in a desert "Hum… I got mostly silly animations and documentaries"
Jnezdie: "But I try not to think about what it actually is, yeah? So there's mor-"
Kralie: "I'm not sure you'd get the animations, though?"
Argent: "…" Argent has never seen a desert in her life.
Gavriel stares at the screen, his attention, as is Argent's, finally caught.
Argent stares, indeed
Klirek: "so you don't know the difference…" he looks at Sarah "Sarah, i've had a small issue with your people's Chained Beast in the past (my bad, I didn't follow safety regulations) and… It felt the same as the Angelic"
Jnezdie cocks his head like a curious dog.
It's a… Documentary, you'd say. Talking about desert wildlife of a faraway place. The most interesting thing is the clear sky and the crimson orb high in the sky, and the darkness and white dots in the sky. It's talking about some sort of snakes who live in the desert
Jnezdie: "Yo, where's all the…" He cocks his head the other way.
Sarah: "That isn't… Possible, unless… Well, i'll pass that on, did that help, though?"
Kralie: "All the what?"
Jack: "Quite the imagine the creates of these images had. A land withing rain? Gwahahaha."
[OOC] Jack: imagination^
Jnezdie: "There's no clouds. How are… what?"
Argent: "…This is completely beyond anything I've imagined."
Jack: "Well, nonsense is certainly enteraining ever now and then, Jnezdie!"
Kralie: "Ahaha, no, that's real. It's the Likeshan Basin in my homeland, Kivara" she crosses her two lower arms "I guess it looks odd, you guys always have had those clouds here. Let's just state that other lands look different!"
Kralie: "The clouds are very important to your lands"
Jnezdie wrinkles his eyebrows. "It sure is, Jack."
Jack‘ stares at Kralie like she just said she say the leaders of the Martial and Etheral Kingdoms making out or something.
Gavriel shakes his head. This isn’t- but- there's nothing else -but- clouds, so what are-
Argent has had her mind blown
Jack: "(They must still be on their high.)"
Klirek: "Dear… I think that you're more or less CROSSING our non-intervention limits. We're not supposed to mention outside biomes to unauthorized personnel, you got any idea what a diplomatic disaster it COULD be if all the stuff about outsiders just kind of spreads uncontrolled?"
Kralie: "A-ah-oh, oh!"
Sarah: "Hum… Well, it's not like you're showing this to everyone and… It's not like they're not going to learn everything during this journey"
Klirek: "Oh, what's your journey about?"
Sarah: "Hum… I'm trying to be sure of just what Phoenix and Ultima are, also trying to locate our lost ship. I'm not really on the diplomatic side, Lillian and Rosalind are on that front"
Klirek: "Hum… I hear they've been having… Issues, is that true?"
Jack: "…Lillian is a diplomat?"
Jack: "Your country si even zanier than ours!"
Sarah: "Oh, hum… Ahaha, kind of"
Sarah: "She's the team leader, she doesn't actually makes contact, though, since she can't get too far from base"
Sarah: "But, speaking of that… The diplomatic teams have already contacted the heads of all three countries, but are having outside interference, i'm not sure what's up, though"
Jnezdie leans back. -Desert-.
Klirek: "Great Sandweaver, we're babbling here! Come one, chill out for as long as you feel like, really, and feel free to continue on your journey as you see fit"
Argent: "…I see."
Argent: "Sarah, your decision as to when."
Gavriel takes a deep breath. Varg are patient, Varg are as the mountains, and eventually, Sarah will see fit to explain things to them, and in time, it might be the truth needed to stop the war for good, and if they are lucky, they'll be in one piece by the time they get Sarah where she needs to go, which is what matters.
Klirek: "Aaaaand really, no more talking too much, we're probably getting into trouble here. However! I am likely to bug *chuckle* you about some technical details"
Gavriel opens his eye, slowly, mind tranquil.
Argent: "What sort of technical details?"
Klirek: "Mostly medical!"
JayM: And [Session End]

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