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PostPosted: Sun Nov 18, 2012 11:23 pm    Post subject:  Reply with quote

Melantha quickly glances at Quinn "Help should be arriving for her shortly. Concentrate on the task in hand."
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 19, 2012 4:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

With a path down the stairs cleared, Aurora turns her attention to her friends, charging towards the generals currently occupying Laume with her horns.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 19, 2012 6:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

"Hey! Watch where you punch that thing!" Laume says and narrowly swirls away from the incoming fist and drops down, trying to hang on to the back of the general's neck, looking for any small undefended points in the armor. "You don't know where it's been last."
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 19, 2012 1:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

All's well on the stairs.  None of the guards seem to still be conscious.

Unfortunately for Mel, the attempt to dominate one of the Generals has no effect whatsoever, unless you count annoying them...  One of Generals pushes past the one dealing with Laume and charges at Mel, a one-handed axe raised to strike.  Breach calls out a warning to Mel.

As for Laume, she's holding on to the General's armour? Bad idea!  From the moment she made contact, the armour began draining her magic.  It's also exceptionally well-made: the fairy's not going to be able to find a way in there, but she's powering the armour up nicely, enough that some of tarnishing begins to reverse as the suit heals itself.

But not quickly enough.  As Aurora barges through, her horns punch through the tarnished armour - looks like Laume's acid softened it up greatly.  The General doubles over from Aurora's hit, but he still tries to grab at Aurora and drag her to the floor with him.

As for Greeny, the sight of the second General falling seems to make his mind up and he grabs the door handle in his teeth, vanishing immediately.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 21, 2012 10:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Tala moves to assist Aurora, trying to try the same trick on the general that she used on the guards (although probably with bad results).

Melantha narrows her eyes at the approaching general, they just don't take the hint that they're fighting people out of their league. She casts Ephemeral Storm at him, making the area around him explode with shadowy blades like a claymore mine. If that doesn't stop him she's agile enough and he should be sufficiently distracted for her to dodge the incoming attack and smack him around the head with her staff (doing shadow damage and a slight energy drain).

((I've taken a pinch of poetic licence in the following, poke me if it needs changing))

In the room that Jamin's in there's a sudden holy explosion, hopefully around several generals. The centre of it is a blinding light, quite literally so for people with a demonic affiliation (excluding Jamin and Jonah).
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 22, 2012 2:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Aurora is pulled down by then general, trying to bite them if the armour has been broke enough to allow that, being able to put a darn sight more force behind that attack than might be expected of someone of her size.

What? It was the first thing that came in to her head.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 23, 2012 12:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Quinn nods quickly to Melantha, then spins around, and, seeing the General grabbing at Aurora, tosses out both hands, attempting to send a blast of telekinensis to turn said General into a smear on the opposite wall!

She figures, if necessary, the General will cushion the wall for Aurora.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 24, 2012 12:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Laume lets go quickly and leaps off as Aurora crashes into the general. "No one steals my magic!" Her eyes dim and the stone floor around the fallen general briefly becomes soft. If the general is not quick he might find himself entombed in the floor, or at least slightly stuck in it.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 25, 2012 1:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

For Tala, that was indeed a bad idea.  Yes, she's able to pass in an incorporeal form through a General, but the draining effect is much increased from simply touching the armour.  The General is unaffected.

Mel's spell has a devastating effect on this General, mainly due to Laume's acid attack earlier.  The General's armour provides him with no protection against Mel's spell and the results are pretty gruesome.  That's two Generals dead!

For Aurora, the only soft parts revealed are around the General's chest and stomach.  Underneath the armour, he wears simple black clothing which doesn't pose much resistance to Aurora's teeth.  The man screams as her teeth sink in, but he's still maintaining his grip on her, intending to drain her magic.

Unfortunately, Quinn's attack misses, as both Aurora and the General were falling to the floor at that point.  It does hit the General behind, though.  He's not quite a smear, nor even-unconscious, but he's thrown to the floor and appears to struggle to get up - he remains on the floor.  Behind him, though, is the last of this batch of Generals.  This one has yet to act, and also avoided running through the acid cloud.  This one has a pretty hefty crossbow and, the moment her colleague is down and Quinn's in her sights, she fires.

As for Laume, her spell does not work in the manner she might have imagined.  Just as Tala can't pass through the walls, due the layer of pulsing energing inside them, the floors have been constructed in the same way.  The General sinks a little into a rut and then jolts as his armour hits the energy layer in between.  He is very rapidly being absorbed into the castle.  Anyone on top of him gnawing his stomach will soon be next...

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Meanwhile, in the throne room, the holy explosion has knocked some, but not all, of the Generals off their feet.  The newcomer has arrived with her back to Agreas' throne and is facing one of the Generals who wasn't knocked off their feet.  This General has a firm grip on Kratos' shoulder, and the young elfish Moss Wolf is clutching his spherical device tightly.

Around the edges of the room are the rest of the Generals.  Six are picking themselves up off the floor, and three have their weapons out be seem reluctant to attack.

A number of things happen quite quickly:
- behind the angel, she will definitely hear Agreas' swearing and the sound of some kind of mechanical device being activated.
- also behind the angel, she'll hear Jamin struggling
- whereas the General holding Kratos yells at the angel:

"For Greeny's sake, DUCK!"
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 25, 2012 9:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Melantha glances as Tala as the wolf whimpers and backs well away "Good girl, hang back for now, you've done enough." she then turns her attention to the last two active generals, the women having fired the crossbow would have to take time to reload so she's not an immediate threat. Yet. Although Quinn would have to take care of the bolt fired. She concentrates on the General that has been thrown into the wall, if his armour has been corroded like the other she'll try the same trick she used last post (since it worked well). If it hasn't she'll cast a shadow acid fog around him, even though it's shadow it'll do acid damage (hopefully).

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Marisela smiles "Don't you go spoiling my fun now." she takes the 'General's' advice and ducks, although in doing so she spins to face the primary target, holding a huge sword outstretched in one hand and in the other hand she holds a spear loosely. To add to the general 'you don't want to be messin' with this' when she's near to the ground she stretches her wings out fully parallel to the ground (so they don't get in the way of the thing she's ducking for).

To make things more interesting she quickens a holy word, just because.

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((Jamin and Jonah would be able to recognise the sword and armour she's wearing, previously seen on Ariana))
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2012 7:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oh heck, as good an idea as biting the general seemed at the time the magic drain and imminent floor sinking convinces Aurora that maybe a change of tactic is in order. To that end she begins to struggle against the man's grip hoping to me able to free herself before she loses her vestige.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 27, 2012 6:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Quinn, for her part, never sees the crossbow bolt coming, and it hits the young telepath full in the shoulder, the impact knocking her flat to the floor with a sharp cry of pain and dismay!
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 27, 2012 11:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Quinn, for her part, never sees the crossbow bolt coming, and it hits the young telepath full in the shoulder, the impact knocking her flat to the floor with a sharp cry of pain and dismay!


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(("I think somebody reversed the polarity of my character shields." Razz ))
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 30, 2012 6:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

((*hides device* "I wonder who that could have been?"))
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 03, 2012 7:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

((Sorry for the delay, been really busy and distracted of late))

"Oh, right," Laume mutters as she sees Aurora's struggle with the general on the floor. "Sorry." She drops down behind Aurora and places a glowing hand on her back. Aurora should briefly become much larger and stronger, which should help her escape whatever grip the general has on her, and make it harder for her to sink into the man-sized hole in the floor.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 03, 2012 4:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Unfortunately for Mel, this General was far enough back not to have been affected by the acid cloud, but the magical acid is fairly effective, dulling the armour to black, but not all the way to grey.  The General manages to get back to his feet and is now stood in front of the crossbow-wielding General, protecting her and giving her time to reload.

With Laume's assistance, Aurora is able to get free of the dead General, though watching him being absorbed is probably not a very pleasant sight.  Once the General is gone, the floor begins to heal itself.

Breach dashes to Quinn's aid, putting himself between the girl and the General with the crossbow.

"Healing was never my strong point, but this might help," he says, sending a small amount of holy-based healing towards Quinn to try and keep her stable.

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Meanwhile, in the throne room...

The General who had been holding Jamin had dragged her to the floor at the same time as Libris yelling.  He now pushes her away, yelling "GET CLEAR!" at her as she stumbles away, unsteady on her feet.

Agreas has gone.  His throne was attached to a mechanism which allowed him to reverse through a small set of double doors to a well-sealed room.  This leaves a large group of Generals: four, including Libris, in the centre of the room with Kratos, being surrounded by another six; plus one General near Marisela who comments:

"Seven against six, better odds than I'd hoped."

"It makes no difference," one of the surrounding Generals sneers.  "Agreas lives, and the traitors will soon die."  The surrounding Generals all lunge towards Kratos, Libris and the others they surrounded.  In such close quarters, not only is it difficult for them to defend, but it's also very hard to tell them apart.  The General near Marisela is too hesitant to attack, fearing he'll hit one of his own side.  Jamin is leaning against a wall, too weak to act.

((Greeny is not forgetten, but can't be seen by Marisela at this point)).
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Quinn winces, but Breach's healing energy burst clears her mind enough for her to stand, taking a deep breath and ignoring the crossbow wound as much as she can.

Opening her eyes, she looks across the room, from one General to the other, fixing each of them in her mind, as she searches for a solution. And, for just a moment, shudders, her eyes almost seeming to flash red as dark markings creep over her arms, but it must be a trick of the light...

Recovering, she concentrates, taking a deep breath, then projects her mind torwards the Generals.

Stop fighting.

It's Clobberin'Psionic Suggestion time!
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"Odds? Personally I wouldn't back anyone foolish enough that would stand against an avatar of war. I don't usually get involved in this sort of grunt work-" she narrows her eyes at the general who spoke to the group and in less than a split second she throws her spear at him at great speed and accuracy in an attempt to nail his head into the wall "But I get a certain sense of satisfaction when I do." she quickens a detect evil to (maybe) help see the targets, but that wasn't that essential. She didn't get previously one of the most important jobs for Tempus for a millennia and get flummoxed by a simple thing identifying friend from foe when they wear similar armour. She has more than enough experience and sense of awareness to tell the difference by their initial position, flaws and imperfections in their armour, size and shape and even the way they move. She however doesn't attack yet, simply readying her sword and looking for the best way to attack. Although anyone stupid enough to attack her will get a whirling blade of death coming their way swung by her.

((Edit: Her weapons do holy damage, as it was asked for Smile ))

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Melantha looks in the generals direction and readies a spell to darken and disorient their vision but waits for Quinn's suggestion to maybe take effect, although the way her psychic attack bounced off she will cast it on them if the suggestion fails. She also checks on Jonah's position again due to the sense she got earlier.
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Looking away from what is undoubtably a very unpleasent scene as the general, she sees the general loading a crossbow and her bodyguard and hoping that a gout of flame in their direction might do some damage to them and/or the crossbow. She opens fire!
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 06, 2012 8:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Laume shows no sign of flinching or caring at the general's grim fate. She has precious little compassion for servants of demons.

Once she's sure Aurora is out of trouble, she grabs another vial from her belt. She will throw it directly at the first general who doesn't stop at Quinn's suggestion. Upon impact and contact with air the content of the vial will create a burst of freezing cold enough to brittle metal.

((Edit: Heh, hi Aurora you ninja Razz))
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 06, 2012 1:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Quinn's suggestion does not get through, although she learns one thing from the resulting echoes: both these people are acting of their own free will.

Alas, fire is one of more common magics, so neither so much as flinch at Aurora's spell.  As ice is also a common magic (in these parts at least), neither flinch at Laume's vial... which is a mistake.  The guarding General's already weakened armour shatters as he moves, leaving a now very vulnerable man in black clothes.  As he wishes to live, he flees back towards the Generals' dining hall.

This leaves just the General with the crossbow.  Deciding Laume is too small a target to hit easily, she fires at the next biggest threat: Mel.

Speaking of Mel, she's right to check.  Somehow, Jonah has ended up on the floor above, somewhere in or near the throne room.

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Meanwhile, in the throne room...

Libris stumbles forward as her attacker is unexpectedly taken out by the angel's spear.  She recovers quickly with a grateful nod at Marisela, then sticks her sword into another of the Generals who had just attempted to giving Kratos a parting to die for.

"Kanel!  Get into the sanctuary!"

The non-fighting General nimbly picks his way over the throne mechanism to reach the doors that Agreas had escaped through and starts working on the locks.

But Marisela's spell did reveal something interesting: one of the evil Generals is considerably more powerful than the others.  This is soon confirmed when the most powerful General punches his sword straight through one of the defending Generals.  Amid the chaos of the melee, it looks like Libris, Kratos and the two friendly Generals haven't noticed.
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 7:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ignoring the gal with the horns? Big mistake crossbow lady! Aurora ducks her head low and charges towards her.
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Marisela gives a thin smile "Okay big boy, lets dance." she spins away from the main group, any enemy that's in range will get a decapitating neck high swing of her sword. When she's away her spear magically appears back in her hand and she charges the most powerful general, spear first.

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Melantha concentrates on the running General, coward, fleeing after losing the only advantage they had over them. She outstretches a hand and a cone of damaging shadows chase him down (killing shadows), empowered by the flood of shadows she cast earlier. She sees the crossbow late given she cast that spell and she was slightly concerned about Jonah, she panics slightly and quickly says a command word. Her skin becomes covered in shadows to protect her so when the bolt hits it doesn't do as much damage as it normally would, it still slightly penetrates resulting in a very quiet hiss of pain from the shadowcaster.
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 7:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Quinn looks a bit surprised at the failure of her suggestion, and it takes a moment for the brunette psion to recover her train of thought, leaving her vulnerable for a few seconds...before she recovers and, focusing on the two generals closest to her, makes whip-cracking motions with her hands as she sends blasts of ego-assaulting psychic energy at them!

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