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« Reply #60 on: February 07, 2006, 09:59:32 PM »
Kit had been making repeated glances at Svenia for many moments while the others talked and planned. She bit her lower lip and shuffled her feet in what was apparent nervousness. All too familiar tears were welling up in her eyes.

With an abrupt interruption she asked Svenia, ?Amethia?.

A tear escaped and gravity soon took it.

"...Kayle Trechant?s daughter from Aldebaron?? Her voice was quiet, constricted with emotion.

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« Reply #61 on: February 07, 2006, 07:30:36 PM »
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[Dale] then hands the money to Sayer and says, "You did well today.  I've never seen a braver act than what you did today.    Since you're a scholar, why don't you tally this money up and dole it out equally when we get back to town."
your[/i] plan of action that enabled us to easily enter and control this stronghold.  My deeds may have seemed heroic, but all I did was follow your careful instructions."

Sayer glances at the purses, yet makes no motion to accept them.  "Perhaps the task of managing the spoils of the field is better suited for hands other than mine," he says.

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« Reply #62 on: February 07, 2006, 03:45:56 PM »
"If we're not in agreement,about exploring the fort, we should go back."

Dale looks carefully at Ragnor.   "We won't be picking a fight with Severen... yet.   I'm not convinced that he has anything to do we these so called "blasphemers".   Maal is right. We should follow his activities first.   Your actions are the very actions that you despise about the Xan Thakians.   Kill now, ask questions later, is a bad way to live.   Trust me I've been there.  I want to hang Severen as much as you do, but not until he does something wrong first.

Lets pick over the bodies and then lets get out of here."   Dale strides towards the nearest corpse and grabs his belt pouch.   Then he moves to the next corpse ad combines the contents of his pouch with the first one.   He does this until no pouches are left.   He then hands the money to Sayer and says, "You did well today.  I've never seen a braver act than what you did today.    Since you're a scholar, why don't you tally this money up and dole it out equally when we get back to town."
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« Reply #63 on: February 07, 2006, 02:26:04 PM »
As Jarmok was investigating the surrounding ruins Svenia says, "No. the three of us were brought here along with the priests and as soon as we entered here we were separated. Before we were imprisoned I saw the dark priest come down those stairs there (Svenia points to the stairs that lead up to the ramparts) and begin to look over the priests. We were being shackled and I heard screams of pain come from the courtyard. I can only assume that it was the our priest friends who were screaming. I don't know where the dark one is. He could be underground but i can't say with any certainty."

Rainfire and Avalon both put their hands on Svenias' shoulders to help the little gnome through her explaination. Both nodded their assurance that what she said was complete and correct.
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« Reply #64 on: February 07, 2006, 01:18:18 PM »
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I would advise returning the council members to town. Although Dale's suggestion has merit," Sayer points to the inverted earth stone, "there will be a payment for such an attempt."
, maybe up [points upstream], but not see out. If down, then nearer Threshold. We here is bad, need go p’rtekt Threshold. Come back ‘morrow.”
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« Reply #65 on: February 07, 2006, 12:02:32 PM »
Maal Brengain looks down to address the gnomish councilwoman, "Svenia, are ye sayin' tha' th' Dark Priest departed this place?  Are ye sure o' tha'?  Can ye say when 'e left an' did ye happen ta hear aboot where 'e was 'eaded?"
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« Reply #66 on: February 07, 2006, 11:27:04 AM »
Avalon says, "Svenia! Come to your senses! I know that you and Amethia became close in you journyes here. But do you think that I don't mourn Aiden? Do you think Rainfire doesn't care about Althea? We do! Would they expect us to put ourselves at risk when they know that our people need us? Of course not. The right thing to do is get home...as soon as possible."

Svenia retorts, "Maybe you think it would be better to leave. But if they're alive we should help them. If they're down there alive they won't be for long. Who knows when that dark priest will be back. When he does come back that'll be their end. Can you live with that? Knowing that you could have saved them? You'll always wonder..."
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« Reply #67 on: February 07, 2006, 07:46:03 AM »
Rainfire speaks up and says, "I agree. We should go back to the town. It's unfortunate that the preists aren't yet found but it wouldn't do us any good to stay here and get killed ourselves."

Svenia casts amean look at her and growls, "And suppose it was you down there you spoiled tart! Wouldn't you want someone to come after you?"

Avalon puts her hand on Svenia's shoulder and says softly, "Svenia, please. Rainfire is right we should go back to Threshold as soon as possible. I want nothing more than to find out if the priests are dead but right now with the calamity that has fallen, our place, our oath, is to Threshold."

Tears start flow from Svenias eyes and with a shaking voice she says, "Bu...but Amethia was so hopeful to...help. I can't abandon hope or help to someone who would help us. She didn't come all the way from Aldebaron to die!" Svenia's resolve strengthenes from her tears and she turns to the rest of the Protectorate and says, "If I can help you in any way find the priests I will...even if it means taking a sword and going down with you! But if you decide to go back to town I'll trust your judgement in doing that."
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« Reply #68 on: February 07, 2006, 07:08:44 AM »
Sayer crouches and casts his stones, pondering over them for several moments.

[The stones read: earth SUN SUN SUN SUN SUN; 5 boon and 1 bane; the inverted earth stone is closest to Sayer, and the other five stones form a circle]

"I would advise returning the councel members to town.  Although Dale's suggestion has merit," Sayer points to the inverted earth stone, "there will be a payment for such an attempt."

Sayer rises from his crouching position, looking at the faces of the group.

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« Reply #69 on: February 06, 2006, 08:47:36 PM »
"Hold, Ragnar!" Maal Brengain steps forward quickly and grabs Ragnar's arm to keep him from leaving..."

"Jus' wait a minute b'for ye storm off back ta town lookin' fer blood.  First let Jarmok scout th' area so we can get a better idea o' where Vervishkuk disappeared ta.  Then if'n ye still wanna go, ye can help out by escortin' these women back to th' town an' reportin' ta Julius. Ye jus' need ta think aboot what yer doin' b'for ye do it, aright?"
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« Reply #70 on: February 06, 2006, 07:55:57 PM »
sorry i deleted this i made many mistates and am revising it.Ragnor gets up and begins to leave.

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« Reply #71 on: February 06, 2006, 07:38:42 PM »
"well i'm killn' severn if hes found guilty i'm going home."sorry i deleted this i made many mistates and am revising it. And with that ratgnor got up and left. Ooc again: I think that this guy is supposted to be a reoccurig enemy i mean he has a name. it not like we give all shadow riders names like darcula or something becuse we are suppoded to kill them and further more this thread is [/u]The Weary road home not lets kill the Vervishcook.

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« Reply #72 on: February 06, 2006, 07:36:35 PM »
OOC: This is in answer to Dale's questions

Svenia unstoppers the waterskin and greedily drinks from it. She motions to the other two council members to come over. "Mmm...Julius mention he would hire some people to take the place of the Kurrian guards. So you guys are it, eh? Well, glad to meet you" The other women walk over and Svenia introduces them, "This is Avalon Sythuswind (1/2 elf) and this is Rainfire (elf)." Svenia puts her little hand on the side of her mouth to block the view from Rainfire and says, "She does have an elf name but she's a little touchy about people mispronouncing it."

Rainfire sounds up and says, "Well how would you like having people always saying your name wrong? Honestly...everyone thinks it's such a big deal using my human equivalent as if they aren't good enou..."

Svenia interrupts and says, "Anyway, It was hard to tell if the priest had any acolytes with him. All the soldiers were dressed the same. It was hard to tell them apart. Besides we only caught a glimpse of them before we were locked up"

Svenia asks, "Have you found any of the priests?"

Avalon says, "I told you the priests are probably dead. What would make you think they haven't been sacrificed in some way? The dark priest had too keen an interest in them to let them live. After all, a priest of Takhisis would like nothing better than use them in some dark ritual. They're all murderers the lot of them!"

Svenia looks up at Avalon and quips, "Well there's no harm in hoping is there?"

Rainfire asks, "Do you know if the other council members made it back?"
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« Reply #73 on: February 06, 2006, 06:20:47 PM »
Maal Brengain looks shrewdly at Ragnar and then responds thougthfully, "Well, methinks that if'n Severen is a mole, he'll jus' as likely lie aboot it anyways... We would need some proof o' tha.  Yet, we we may not 'ave to ask 'im aboot it at all... There be better ways ta check up on someone.  If'n we don' find 'im down there today," she indicates the open doorway with her spear, "we can always secretly track 'is movements in an' outta th' town, waitin' fer 'im ta make a mistake an' give 'imself away."

The Wildlander then turns to face Jarmok, "Jarmok, are ye able to scout around the area?  How badly are ye wounded?"
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« Reply #74 on: February 06, 2006, 03:21:34 PM »
"I vbelive that the only priest in ton is the cause of our trouble here what do you think Dale i think i need to have a little chat with this dark priest". I think we know this fellow.