Occupying China

Dec 21 21:01:23 <E4D> «Attention, passengers, this is your captain speaking, and letting you know that we'll be ready to debark in Pingtan within the hour, and that the temperature is a brisk 56 degrees Fahrenheit, with a 40% chance of rain. Passengers are advised to pack for cold, wet weather, and that we will be deployed for approximately 1 week at a minimum.»
Dec 21 21:01:41 <E4D> «Thank you for selecting Dodridge Worldwide.»
Dec 21 21:01:51 <Maddy> Alice snickers a little.
Dec 21 21:02:17 <Praetor> Tau 'tchs' and kicks back.
Dec 21 21:02:51 <Dexanote> Myr limps up on deck. She's a good deal more mobile than earlier but still ow. "Excellent."
Dec 21 21:02:59 <Praetor> "Deneb…Altair…where's Vega at…?"
Dec 21 21:06:12 <E4D> Jason pats Alice on the shoulder and heads below.
Dec 21 21:06:32 <Maddy> Alice scurrie along with him,
Dec 21 21:07:02 <Lilah> Adhelami blinks. Cold wet weather?? RIGHT UP HER ALLEY
Dec 21 21:07:04 * Dexanote is now known as Dexaway
Dec 21 21:09:09 <Praetor> "Ah. There she is. Those are a lot closer than I remember."
Dec 21 21:09:49 <Laito> In the clicker space of one of the bunk rooms, Artemis dons his new boots and packs up various things in a duffel. He secures his weaponry in place about his body and leaves the duffel on his bed as he goes up to the deck.
Dec 21 21:10:06 <Lilah> Adhelami scurries up onto deck, as she hasn't all day. She loves this chilly shit.
Dec 21 21:10:26 <Lilah> BUNP— she bumps into Artemis, "SEHLVI!!"
Dec 21 21:10:37 <E4D> Anyone on deck can clearly see that the land on the horizon. There are no lights, but there shouldn't be.
Dec 21 21:11:01 <Lilah> "Tau has maps that might interest you!" She then scurries along to the railing, energized. She is also wearing a new cog necklace.
Dec 21 21:11:37 <Laito> Artemis blinks and looks back at the girl and twirls about in place as she circles around him and continues on. "Wha-…?"
Dec 21 21:12:22 <Praetor> She scratches her eye, firmly deciding not to crane around to look at the others, and continues to locate constellations.
Dec 21 21:13:02 <Lilah> Yay yay yay rainy and cold yay! She hops up onto the SECOND LOWER bar on the railing, leaning forward a little as she stands on it. She probably won't fall, if anybody gets what she's actually doing.
Dec 21 21:14:02 <Laito> Artemis wanders forth and comes to the prow. "Sehlvi, you are silly, what are you doing?"
Dec 21 21:15:12 <Lilah> "I am excited because the weather is chilly!" She throws her arms up, her shins helping to balance her on the lower bar. "It reminds me of home very much!"
Dec 21 21:15:25 <E4D> Jason makes his way to the supply room and pulls two parachute bags from an upper rack, and packs one with CWW gear, and fills the other with the Draeger suits taken from the PL submarine.
Dec 21 21:16:10 <E4D> He adds several field jackets into the first bag as an afterthought, and then steps across the hall toward the armory.
Dec 21 21:16:13 <Laito> Artemis smiles, scanning the prow for others. He waves at Tau, if she's looking.
Dec 21 21:16:23 <E4D> «Alice? Stuff to LAV.»
Dec 21 21:16:31 <PaulS_laptop> John goes to Supply and grabs a light jacket, then grabs some gloves.
Dec 21 21:16:40 <E4D> He turns, forgetting he was behind her. "No shit, huh."
Dec 21 21:16:52 <E4D> "Would you mind takin' our stuff to the LAV?"
Dec 21 21:16:54 <Lilah> "Dahn Tau has something for you. Maps." Plap, she pats his bald head because She's totally taller than him right now.
Dec 21 21:17:06 * Dexaway is now known as Dexanote
Dec 21 21:17:10 <Praetor> "Hm." She reaches a hand up to touch the mechanical eye. Wet. She withdraws the touch, looking at the black liquid on her finger tips. "Crying again."
Dec 21 21:17:49 <Praetor> She is not looking, just laying back in a space and staring spaceward.
Dec 21 21:17:57 <PaulS_laptop> He then throws the rest of his shit together and walks to one of the Zodiacs for him to use. Flamethrower, M82, 40mm grenades, ammunition, and two demolition charges
Dec 21 21:18:00 <Praetor> *space on the deck
Dec 21 21:18:06 <Maddy> "Yeah, I'l d-do that." She does that!
Dec 21 21:18:58 <Lilah> "Also, she gave me this!" She presents the cog necklace.
Dec 21 21:19:21 <E4D> «John, I need you to start hauling the armory up. Sensitive materials in the inboard storage, non-sensitive outboard. Firearms on the rack, overflow behind the front glacis, copy?>
Dec 21 21:20:15 <Laito> Artemis furrows his brow as he inspects the necklace, and his face widens brightly with interest. "Sehlvi, zhat is beautiful.."
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Dec 21 21:24:04 <Lilah> "I know I know!! I am making her a dress as thanks." Bright smile.
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Dec 21 21:25:19 <PaulS_laptop> «Gotcha. Already got some of my personal collection aboard one of the Zodiacs, to ferry the people who can't fit into Eve. I'll bring the rest up»
Dec 21 21:26:40 <Laito> Artemis smiles. "I will see what she has found for me." He turns and approaches the distracted french woman. "Good evening, Mentor."
Dec 21 21:28:32 <Praetor> She flicks the black liquid away. "Good evening."
Dec 21 21:29:00 <Lilah> She looks the cog over with an adoring smile— And then blinks and scurries off to catch up!
Dec 21 21:29:01 <Lilah> 4df+2 Jump?
Dec 21 21:29:01 <Glacon> Lilah: Jump?: 1 (4df+2=+, -, -, 0)
Dec 21 21:29:09 <Lilah> She STUMBLES FUCK
Dec 21 21:30:03 <Laito> "I have heard zhere is news," he says.
Dec 21 21:31:12 <Lilah> Adhelami bumbles up, flustered by her silly fall. Puff.
Dec 21 21:32:54 <Praetor> "I matched the letter locations up with a map, apprioximating for distance and time. Assuming every one was sent from a piece location, there are more than 50."
Dec 21 21:33:39 <Laito> His brow quirks, as does the corner of his mouth, as if he expected that. "I don't doubt it."
Dec 21 21:34:54 <Praetor> "All three of suspicions were correct, by the way. Once we get things secured, we will have to go to the Alps."
Dec 21 21:35:25 <PaulS_laptop> John arrives at Eve, having piled more shit together. Explosives, grenades, ammunition out the ass. More than they could ever use in a week
Dec 21 21:35:28 * Lilah is now known as Adhelami
Dec 21 21:36:07 * Adhelami shifts a little and looks at Artemis. It's almost like a 'can I come'?
Dec 21 21:38:01 <Laito> Artemis smiles at Sehlvi. "It will take much planning, and zhere is still a matter of Selladore's book containing information we do not have." He turns his smiles between the two women, more than prepared to spend many years of his life hunting the Pieces and securing them.
Dec 21 21:39:01 <Adhelami> "As long as you don't leave me alone for very long periods of time.." She puffs.
Dec 21 21:39:46 <E4D> Jason hauls the bags up to the LAV and tosses both of them into overhead storage bins.
Dec 21 21:39:52 <Praetor> "It will be dangerous."
Dec 21 21:39:53 <Laito> He chuckles. "I do not know what zhe future holds. What if I have to travel across a hot desert?"
Dec 21 21:39:54 <Maddy> Alice is hanging out byt Eve, being super cool.
Dec 21 21:40:27 <E4D> "Same thing as before, mind packing the sickbay into a backpack?"
Dec 21 21:40:35 <Adhelami> "Well then you must visit or…" She blinks, "I cannot read, so letters do not work." Saaadd.
Dec 21 21:40:37 <Maddy> "S-sure!"
Dec 21 21:41:30 <Adhelami> "Someday I will learn how to read…" :c
Dec 21 21:41:33 <Maddy> Alice hops up and jogs off to sick bay, packing every damn thing into a nap sack.
Dec 21 21:41:37 <Laito> Artemis pats her shoulder. "Do not worry."
Dec 21 21:42:55 <Praetor> Tau sighs and stands, dusting off her sweat pants in a memorized useless gesture.
Dec 21 21:43:51 <Adhelami> "Did I upset you, Dahn..?"
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Dec 21 21:44:03 * Adhelami fret
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Dec 21 21:45:54 <Praetor> "No. Artemis, you could just stay with her the entire time, you know." She scratches at the liquid gathering the mechanical eye. "I plan on dissolving the adjutants."
Dec 21 21:49:18 <Laito> Artemis looks at her. "Are you sure zhat is wise? Many would dedicated their lives and swords to you."
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Dec 21 21:51:00 <E4D> «Everyone, we're going to a skeleton crew. All operational personnel down to the LAV.»
Dec 21 21:51:41 <PaulS_laptop> John shrugs and grabs his shit out of the Zodiac, and walks to the LAV
Dec 21 21:51:57 <Praetor> "I will see The Bonding be abolished. It is pointless and cruel. The remaining adjutants who wish it will have their gears removed. Military service will be volunteers only."
Dec 21 21:52:17 <PaulS_laptop> he looks like he has enough weapons to fight off the Red Army
Dec 21 21:53:01 <Laito> Artemis nods. "Yes of course. Many will still fight for you…. excuse me." Artemis turns and hugs Adhelami. "Are you coming with us?"
Dec 21 21:53:31 <Adhelami> Adhelami wants to come! But… D: She is not sure if Jason wants her… "I… do not know."
Dec 21 21:54:11 <Praetor> She nods and goes downstairs to get her prepared suitcase of things, and to change into jeans and a looted "THE EAGLES WORLD TOUR '03" t-shirt.
Dec 21 21:54:55 <Adhelami> "I have a bag ready, but I will only go if Vhen Jason will have me."
Dec 21 21:57:28 <Praetor> She hesitates, and removes the mechanical eye ball in one swift tug. "Ack!"
Dec 21 21:58:17 <Praetor> She drops it in a silk black pouch, where it turns to look up at her. "You are misbehaving, so you will go to time-out." She closes the pouch, throws it in a pocket, and goes back up to the deck while checking her Desert Eagle.
Dec 21 21:58:49 <Laito> "Come, you will be okay." He tugs her along by the hand to the EVE.
Dec 21 21:59:12 <Adhelami> "I must get my things then, you fool." She scurries off!
Dec 21 22:00:32 <Laito> Artemis hurries off with her to grab his bag, then back up to the EVE.
Dec 21 22:01:28 <PaulS_laptop> "The eagles suck" Tau hears from one side. John.
Dec 21 22:02:09 <PaulS_laptop> friendly, though
Dec 21 22:02:35 <Praetor> "You will shut your whore son's mouth immediately, or I will play Hotel California over the PA system until you are all brain dead or happy." She clicks the cat piss slide in.
Dec 21 22:03:11 <PaulS_laptop> "I hate the eagles, maaan"
Dec 21 22:03:12 <E4D> CHUT UP
Dec 21 22:03:17 <PaulS_laptop> "that is their only decent song, though"
Dec 21 22:03:37 <Adhelami> Adhelami wears a really nice long-coat with belts keeping it shut— she has something like that? It goes down to her knees, her puffy pants ploof out under— belted fur hide boots? Oh, those are nice. Who knew! The fur on them is a yellow. Hm.
Dec 21 22:03:38 <Maddy> Alice shakes her head as she gets back on deck. "Y'all are s-so whack."
Dec 21 22:03:48 <E4D> "Desperado.
Dec 21 22:03:49 <E4D> "
Dec 21 22:04:00 <E4D> "Desperado was good shit."
Dec 21 22:04:37 <Praetor> "Look at this man, a man who has never heard Desperado." She pulls the eyepatch on over the pit of optic nerve and meat in her face.
Dec 21 22:04:44 <Adhelami> This coat is waterproof Allrich wool, mothas. She pops the hood up on it. Her bag hangs from her shoulders, and she takes it off, chucking it in the LAV.
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Dec 21 22:10:22 <PaulS_laptop> "Next thing you know, y'all'll be pissin' on my rug"
Dec 21 22:11:02 <Praetor> "I shit on your rug," she says deadpan, and goes to help with whatever is needed.
Dec 21 22:11:46 <PaulS_laptop> "It really tied the room together"
Dec 21 22:12:27 <Adhelami> Nix that, this is now her coat http://s8.thisnext.com/media/largest_dimension/1957C1C7.jpg except tighter sleeves and tighter body. Still with a hood.
Dec 21 22:13:04 <E4D> «Aight, everybody? Mount up.»
Dec 21 22:13:07 <Dexanote> Myrtle appears!
Dec 21 22:13:27 <Laito> Artemis smiles at Adhelami as he enters the EVE. "I have never seen zhat before, sehlvi, did you make it?"
Dec 21 22:13:29 <PaulS_laptop> John mounts up
Dec 21 22:13:32 <Maddy> "Am I driving?"
Dec 21 22:14:24 <Adhelami> "Yes, weaving the fur was very difficult— Allrich fur is as grumpy as the animal itself." She smiles, "But it is very warm."
Dec 21 22:14:35 <Praetor> Tau takes a seat next to Adhelami and Artemis, and adjusts the eyepatch so it won't shift with movement.
Dec 21 22:14:48 <Adhelami> Eye patch ladies.
Dec 21 22:15:45 <PaulS_laptop> John takes the gun
Dec 21 22:15:58 <PaulS_laptop> he doesn't quite fit too well in there, laden as he is
Dec 21 22:16:06 <Praetor> Seems to be a theme with the women you associate with, Artemis.
Dec 21 22:16:25 <Dexanote> his next GF will have an unfortunate accident
Dec 21 22:16:29 <Adhelami> "But it can rain and rain and rain, and I will never become wet under it." Smile.
Dec 21 22:16:33 * Laito is now known as Artemis
Dec 21 22:16:46 * Artemis is flanked by single-eyed ladies.
Dec 21 22:17:02 <E4D> «Take us out, hun.»
Dec 21 22:17:02 * Praetor is now known as TauV
Dec 21 22:17:57 <Dexanote> Myr plops down across them and pushes a curl out of her face. She notices the other cyclops lady.
Dec 21 22:18:08 <Maddy> «Eve's moving out!» Vrrrrr
Dec 21 22:18:15 <E4D> «Straight for the beachhead, put us up in some dunes. We're looking to be about 8 klicks out from the nearest populated area pre-Event on this stretch, and in between a lot of dunes and hills. Shouldn't be hard to find a place for the night.»
Dec 21 22:18:49 <Dexanote> «When we get out do you want me to scout a bit?"
Dec 21 22:18:50 <Dexanote> »
Dec 21 22:18:57 <TauV> She looks at Myrtle, then Adhelami, then back. "I lost mine first."
Dec 21 22:19:15 <E4D> "That's what she said."
Dec 21 22:19:32 <TauV> "/Thank/ you, Director."
Dec 21 22:19:40 <Maddy> «Roger t-that.»
Dec 21 22:19:50 <Dexanote> Myr facepalms.
Dec 21 22:20:08 <Dexanote> "R-really Jason?"
Dec 21 22:20:10 <Dexanote> "Really?"
Dec 21 22:20:24 <E4D> Jason looks across at Myrtle. <Yeah, that'd be good. You'll have a couple p- yeah, really - people with you.>
Dec 21 22:20:25 <PaulS_laptop> «*snerk*»
Dec 21 22:20:33 <Adhelami> "It is ok, Dahn. You are stronger than I am for losing it first, because you have lived longer with it." Nod.
Dec 21 22:21:04 <Adhelami> "Except you are lucky and have a machine eye." (x ^ o)
Dec 21 22:21:56 <Artemis> "It is not a competition," Artemis says lowly with a slight smirk.
Dec 21 22:22:22 <TauV> "I. Thank you, Adhelami." Vague amusement. "Perhaps I will make you an eye next, then we will match."
Dec 21 22:22:32 <E4D> <We can get your eye back, Adhelami.>
Dec 21 22:22:56 <Dexanote> "What?"
Dec 21 22:23:19 <Maddy> Alice heads for the beachhead, finding and apropriately hilly duney area.
Dec 21 22:23:19 <Adhelami> Adhelami blinks at Tau, "R-Really..?" And then she hears Jason, "Eh?" SHE WOULD RATHER ACCEPT TAU'S EYE BECAUSE THAT'S LESS RUDE I MEAN
Dec 21 22:23:44 <PaulS_laptop> John scans the surroundings
Dec 21 22:24:28 <E4D> <Probably better yours than one that itches at your brain and subverts your mind. It'd match *your* eye, too. Hell, that's even better than matching someone else's.>
Dec 21 22:25:05 <Artemis> Artemis frowns.
Dec 21 22:25:10 <Artemis> "Enough, Jason."
Dec 21 22:25:19 <E4D> <Enough what?>
Dec 21 22:25:27 <TauV> "If you think I would put a Piece in her Jason, you are solely mistaken," Tau says in her I'm-not-joking voice.
Dec 21 22:25:29 <PaulS_laptop> 4df+6 aided by Eve's optics arrays, John scans the beachhead for signs of potential threats/targets
Dec 21 22:25:29 <Glacon> PaulS_laptop: aided by Eve's optics arrays, John scans the beachhead for signs of potential threats/targets: 7 (4df+6=-, +, 0, +)
Dec 21 22:25:35 <Dexanote> :| at jason.
Dec 21 22:25:40 <Dexanote> 4df+4 Start Stealth.
Dec 21 22:25:41 <Glacon> Dexanote: Start Stealth.: 4 (4df+4=+, -, -, +)
Dec 21 22:25:41 <Adhelami> "A piece…?"
Dec 21 22:25:44 <E4D> <You put one in Vance.>
Dec 21 22:26:07 <Dexanote> She cracks her neck before crossing her legs and leaning to one side.
Dec 21 22:26:29 <Maddy> «Don't make me come back there, kids!»
Dec 21 22:26:34 <TauV> "That was before I understood some things." She says quietly.
Dec 21 22:26:51 <Artemis> "We are not discussing zis now," Artemis says firmly.
Dec 21 22:27:20 <TauV> Pause. "I am sorry."
Dec 21 22:27:38 <Adhelami> Adhelami shifts a little.
Dec 21 22:27:48 <E4D> John can see nothing but rolling dunes. Holy shit, they're covered in snow.
Dec 21 22:28:04 <E4D> Just a dusting here, more further in.
Dec 21 22:28:10 <PaulS_laptop> "hate fuckin snow"
Dec 21 22:28:19 <Dexanote> PERK
Dec 21 22:28:34 <Artemis> "Snow?"
Dec 21 22:28:39 <Adhelami> "Please, I would rather not have others make decisions for me. I will decide these things for myself." She nods to both Tau and Jason, if he is looking.
Dec 21 22:28:41 <E4D> There's no evidence of habitation, no soft glow indicating power and light.
Dec 21 22:28:44 <Maddy> "Snooooowwwwwww." Alice sounds absolutely chuffed.
Dec 21 22:28:50 <Adhelami> "What is snow..?"
Dec 21 22:29:09 <E4D> <It's fluffy white frozen water that falls from the sky.>
Dec 21 22:29:45 <Adhelami> "FHUFHER!"
Dec 21 22:29:58 <PaulS_laptop> Anything at all on the thermals?
Dec 21 22:29:59 <E4D> <O_o>
Dec 21 22:30:03 <Adhelami> said "Foo-fair"
Dec 21 22:30:53 <PaulS_laptop> Over the Vox <I don't like this. There ain't a damn thing out there>
Dec 21 22:31:07 <Dexanote> "Why don't you like that, John?" She calls up.
Dec 21 22:31:28 <PaulS_laptop> calling down at her "because it means they're fuckin' hiding"
Dec 21 22:31:29 <E4D> <Uh, that means we ain't gotta deal with Chinese .mil, and we ain't gotta worry about observation.>
Dec 21 22:31:38 <Dexanote> she also wonders how Jason pronounced O_o
Dec 21 22:31:56 <E4D> Probably a grunted "huh?"
Dec 21 22:31:56 <PaulS_laptop> <I just got a bad feelin' is all>
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Dec 21 22:32:21 <E4D> <You always got a bad feelin' about somethin'.>
Dec 21 22:32:41 <PaulS_laptop> <An' I'm usually right>
Dec 21 22:33:01 <Maddy> "No, that's me…" alice mumbles to herself.
Dec 21 22:35:51 <E4D> Jason bangs on the hatch of the driver's compartment. <Hey, Alice? Put us in some cover.>
Dec 21 22:35:57 <PaulS_laptop> 4df+6 John switches to thermals and again inspects the beachhead, traversing the turret roughly 170deg in doing so, to get a glimpse of anything on their possible flanks
Dec 21 22:35:58 <Glacon> PaulS_laptop: John switches to thermals and again inspects the beachhead, traversing the turret roughly 170deg in doing so, to get a glimpse of anything on their possible flanks: 6 (4df+6=-, +, +, -)
Dec 21 22:36:18 <Maddy> Alice does so.
Dec 21 22:36:27 <Maddy> Vrrrrrr-stop
Dec 21 22:36:46 <E4D> Cool blue, uniform for the most part. Some critters are visible here and there, but nothing on two legs.
Dec 21 22:37:47 <Artemis> Artemis draws his pistol and checks it over. Condition 1, safety on. Holster.
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Dec 21 22:40:03 <E4D> <Artie, pop the ramp. 5 and 25 meter checks, make sure we ain't got nothin' hidin' out or hid from us. Myrtle, John, Artie? Fan out a little farther.>
Dec 21 22:40:47 <Maddy> Alice drums on the steering wheel and hums Hotel Califonia.
Dec 21 22:40:58 <PaulS_laptop> <gotcha. take the turret for me> John clambers out the hatch and lands on the ground with a soft *scrunch*
Dec 21 22:41:15 <Dexanote> 4df+4 Stealthing again.
Dec 21 22:41:15 <Glacon> Dexanote: Stealthing again.: 3 (4df+4=0, -, 0, 0)
Dec 21 22:41:20 <Artemis> Artemis stands up and does as ordered, lowering the ramp and steps out carefully, gun drawn, scanning the surroundings.
Dec 21 22:42:01 <Dexanote> Myrtle darts out, drawing her own gun and gliding to one side of the LAV.
Dec 21 22:42:42 <TauV> While the others go out, Tau whispers to Adhelami. "I am sorry."
Dec 21 22:42:48 <PaulS_laptop> John takes the other flank from Myrtle. He screws the suppressor onto his PDW
Dec 21 22:43:00 <Adhelami> Adhelami blinks and looks to Tau, then leans in, "Why?" She whispers back.
Dec 21 22:43:31 <E4D> Artemis gets a clear view of the landscape. Cold, crisp night. Moonlight's coming down pretty well. Good visibility. They're parked in a draw between a few ranging hills not far from the waterfront, with trees heavily spotting the landscape.
Dec 21 22:43:45 <TauV> "For assuming and making a scene."
Dec 21 22:44:14 <E4D> Nothing un-navigable, just fairly thick. Not too much vegetation on the ground, grassy. And the snow!
Dec 21 22:44:47 <Adhelami> "Dahn, I do not think you made any scene. You are ok. Do not apologize." She pulls back from whispering and smiles warmly.
Dec 21 22:44:47 <PaulS_laptop> 4df+2 survival, John looks for any potential sign of human presence, both near and in the distance. Mantracking skills.
Dec 21 22:44:48 <Glacon> PaulS_laptop: survival, John looks for any potential sign of human presence, both near and in the distance. Mantracking skills.: 2 (4df+2=0, 0, 0, 0)
Dec 21 22:44:58 <Artemis> Survival when asked for. He fans out a bit as ordered, on the look out for peculiar things.
Dec 21 22:45:10 <Dexanote> She makes her way ahead a bit, careful so as to avoid sticks and too much crunching noise. No sunglasses now, nope.
Dec 21 22:45:31 <E4D> -4 on Coolness checks.
Dec 21 22:45:39 <Artemis> 4df+3 Artemis' stealth
Dec 21 22:45:39 <Glacon> Artemis: Artemis' stealth: 1 (4df+3=-, -, -, +)
Dec 21 22:45:50 <Artemis> Whatever, he's not too concerned.
Dec 21 22:45:50 <TauV> "Very well." She blinks once and then quiets down.
Dec 21 22:46:11 <Adhelami> Pat pat, "Are you ok?"
Dec 21 22:47:07 <E4D> John detects nothing. No footprints, no refuse, no broken or cut sections on trees for wood.
Dec 21 22:47:36 <PaulS_laptop> John continues scanning and walking
Dec 21 22:47:38 <Artemis> 4df+3 Survival, I suppose
Dec 21 22:47:38 <Glacon> Artemis: Survival, I suppose: 3 (4df+3=0, 0, +, -)
Dec 21 22:47:46 <Dexanote> 4df Myrtle as well!
Dec 21 22:47:47 <Glacon> Dexanote: Myrtle as well!: 1 (4df=0, 0, +, 0)
Dec 21 22:48:30 <TauV> "I am just worried about a lot of different things at all times these days. I will be fine."
Dec 21 22:48:32 <PaulS_laptop> 4df+2 survival, still scanning. Disturbed sections of snow, attempts to cover or hide tracks, etc.
Dec 21 22:48:32 <Glacon> PaulS_laptop: survival, still scanning. Disturbed sections of snow, attempts to cover or hide tracks, etc.: 3 (4df+2=0, +, 0, 0)
Dec 21 22:49:23 <E4D> Nothing in the snow. Everything looks clear. The snow *is* fresh.
Dec 21 22:50:06 <Artemis> «Clear»
Dec 21 22:50:14 <Adhelami> Adhelami blinks and then smiles, "Dahn, do not worry. I know you have a lot on your shoulders, But I think you should take time sometimes to relax and ease yourself." She then looks up at the radio.
Dec 21 22:50:20 <Dexanote> «Looks like it.»
Dec 21 22:50:21 <PaulS_laptop> Any openings in the brush wide enough for individuals or vehicles to fit through comfortably?
Dec 21 22:50:23 <Maddy> "On a dark desert high way, cool wind in my hair…"
Dec 21 22:50:37 <PaulS_laptop> «Clear. Snow's makin' it hard to look for sign, though»
Dec 21 22:50:49 * Nioki (~ten.tniopriafym.tsae.ngn.F4FEFC7C-CRInys|alliztahc#ten.tniopriafym.tsae.ngn.F4FEFC7C-CRInys|alliztahc) has joined #afteraction
Dec 21 22:51:05 * Topic for #afteraction is: Welcome to After Action. Please refer OOC text to #afteractionooc | Secondary room: #afteractionmission |RouteMap:http://maps.google.com/ Point A: Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong B: ??? - Current Location: Off the coast of Mainland China.
Dec 21 22:51:05 * Topic for #afteraction set by Maddy!~moc.sregor.elbac.ten.epc.7B5E93A2-CRInys|yddaM#moc.sregor.elbac.ten.epc.7B5E93A2-CRInys|yddaM at Sun Dec 18 17:35:38 2011
Dec 21 22:51:32 * Maddy has changed the topic to: Welcome to After Action. Please refer OOC text to #afteractionooc | Secondary room: #afteractionmission |RouteMap:http://maps.google.com/ Point A: Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong B: ??? - Current Location: Pingtan, China.
Dec 21 22:51:39 <E4D> Plenty. But nothing's been through here since the snow's fallen.
Dec 21 22:51:59 <TauV> "Perhaps." She sits her head against the wall and closes her eyes. Livin' it up in the Hotel California…
Dec 21 22:52:20 <PaulS_laptop> «Jason, any idea how long it's been snowing out here? Radar'd'a shown the weather»
Dec 21 22:52:49 <PaulS_laptop> «No sign of anything coming through here since the snow started»
Dec 21 22:55:30 <E4D> «Got nothin' except a static image. Can't gather real-time with the ship.»
Dec 21 22:59:09 <Artemis> Artemis inhales deeply, enjoying the crisp, wintry air, looking out over the hills.
Dec 21 23:02:36 <TauV> Tau steps out and gathers a handful of snow.
Dec 21 23:03:29 <PaulS_laptop> 4df+2 survival John slides the PDW onto it's hanger and unslings the M82. He's laden entirely too heavy, and forgot to unload himself in Eve. He pulls it up to his shoulder and scans the area with the scope. It's too dark to actually use the reticle or anything, but he *should* be able to at least see things in the distance
Dec 21 23:03:30 <Glacon> PaulS_laptop: survival John slides the PDW onto it's hanger and unslings the M82. He's laden entirely too heavy, and forgot to unload himself in Eve. He pulls it up to his shoulder and scans the area with the scope. It's too dark to actually use the reticle or anything, but he *should* be able to at least see things in the distance: 5 (4df+2=0, +, +, +)
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Dec 21 23:06:01 <Adhelami> Adhelami scurries out! Oh baby this is home! "I am so glad you have fhufher!! Fhuf-fhuf-fhuf~" She step-steps in it. crunch crunch.
Dec 21 23:06:37 <Artemis> Artemis starts back toward the EVE.
Dec 21 23:07:15 <Adhelami> Crunch crunch crunch.
Dec 21 23:07:45 <TauV> "It's good every once in awhile. Starts to wear on me the longer winter goes on, though." She makes a snowball and tosses it up and catches it.
Dec 21 23:07:54 <E4D> John's spots a spectularly cold-looking owl. It looks at him. "OvO"
Dec 21 23:08:10 <PaulS_laptop> "fuckin hate snow"
Dec 21 23:08:16 <Adhelami> "My home is very cold and the summers are even chilly." She smiles.
Dec 21 23:08:21 <Maddy> "I love s-s-snow."
Dec 21 23:08:22 <PaulS_laptop> he shrugs and heads back to Eve
Dec 21 23:08:31 <E4D> It makes owl sounds.
Dec 21 23:08:39 <Dexanote> "Stop whining, John."
Dec 21 23:08:48 <Dexanote> hooting, Echo
Dec 21 23:09:04 <Maddy> Alice, is of course, still in the cab of the Eve, talking to herself.
Dec 21 23:09:38 <Adhelami> "It rains a lot in the mild seasons. But there is often Fhuf." She grabs some and throws it up!
Dec 21 23:09:40 <Artemis> Artemis looks up in the direction of the owl, looking for it. Oh. How nice. Poor owl doesnt know what the fuck.
Dec 21 23:09:59 <PaulS_laptop> they may notice that John is only wearing a light jacket
Dec 21 23:10:39 <TauV> "You'll like France, then. It is often cold there. The summers are still hot, though."
Dec 21 23:10:41 <E4D> «Break out camp. Area's clean.»
Dec 21 23:11:02 <Dexanote> "John put on a jacket, I'm actually wearing more clothes than you. You get cold and you get whiny."
Dec 21 23:11:27 <Dexanote> Finally! No more sweating on the fucking boat!
Dec 21 23:11:47 <Adhelami> "I am ok with the hot, i guess. It was hot on the boat only so many weeks ago." She smiles, "But! I am a woman made for the cold!"
Dec 21 23:12:51 <Artemis> «Jason, I will continue scouting. I want to clear zhe far hills before I am satisfied.»
Dec 21 23:13:03 <TauV> "You look good in jackets like that, at least." She smiles and goes back to start hulling things out of the EVE.
Dec 21 23:13:49 <Adhelami> «Sehlvi put on your hood, your bald head will get cold.»
Dec 21 23:14:19 <PaulS_laptop> «I'll join ya, Artie» John drops off the demolitions and the M82, just his flamethrower, five 40mms and his PDW(with 203), and heads back out
Dec 21 23:15:11 <Artemis> Artemis smiles at Adhelami as he nears everyone, drawing his hood up. He takes the time to grab a scoped EBR from the EVE before setting out with John. "Back soon, Sehlvi."
Dec 21 23:16:00 <Adhelami> "Be careful." She smiles and goes to help unload things from the EVE.
Dec 21 23:16:17 <Dexanote> Myr helps a bit too sure
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Dec 21 23:16:52 <PaulS_laptop> as per usual, John takes the left side
Dec 21 23:18:33 <TauV> "Ack, I forgot my torch…damn." She sits down two tins of ammo.
Dec 21 23:19:20 <E4D> <Torch? We got flashlights.>
Dec 21 23:19:31 <E4D> <Why the hell would you want a torch?>
Dec 21 23:19:41 <Dexanote> "That's British slang, Jason."
Dec 21 23:20:01 <Artemis> Artemis & friends trek out through the surrounding landscape, to return in about an hour.