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8/01/2022 3:51 pm  #5161


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

Votin packs what he can into his backpack then examines the area around him.

 

8/01/2022 5:19 pm  #5162


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

Votin takes all the items but leaves the 3 empty backpacks.

He shines the torch around.
The wall to left extends beyond the light.
The wall past the tunnel on his right extends beyond the light.
The firepit in front of him is long extinguished and full of ash.
Behind him out of the reach of the light is where he left the cart.


 
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8/01/2022 5:57 pm  #5163


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

Getting his bearings, Votin explores to the left with the torch extended and battleaxe ready.

Last edited by bald_headed_yeti (8/01/2022 5:57 pm)

 

8/03/2022 8:16 am  #5164


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

Votin eases down the cave wall. After 90 feet the wall ends in another opening and 15 ft beyond he sees a pair of iron rails on the floor.


 
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8/03/2022 2:45 pm  #5165


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

Making a mental note Votin once again draws his dagger and makes a mark to indicate his presence.(Swithing the battleaxe for the dagger) He will then move back to the campfire and will explore the other side.

 

8/07/2022 9:34 am  #5166


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

Votin backtracks. He moves across the tunnel where he found the note under the rock and hugs the cave wall going the opposite direction. His torchlight falls on a pile of 6 beast man bodies. 


 
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8/08/2022 9:05 pm  #5167


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

Cautiously Votin examines the area then searches the bodies, torch high and weapons handy but not in hand.

 

8/12/2022 10:03 am  #5168


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

A long dried pool of blood is under the pile of bodies. The wounds are mainly slashes but there are small puncture wounds as well. Decompostion has been slow, most likely from the protection of the deep cave.
A small pouch on a rope is empty.


 
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8/13/2022 10:08 pm  #5169


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

Votin scoops up the rope and pouch the heads back to the car.

 

8/14/2022 11:58 am  #5170


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

The thin ropebelt and pouch are relocated to Votin's backpack and he heads back to the car.


 
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8/14/2022 7:56 pm  #5171


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

Votin returns to the cart and climbs back inside, pulling slowly on the handle, he wants to continue the exploration.

 

8/15/2022 9:17 am  #5172


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

The cart slowly eases forward and out of the large chamber, following the rails deeper into the cave.
The torch sputters, an early warning of its limited usefulness.
The cart slowly gains more speed and Votin begins to feel the incline. 


 
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8/16/2022 7:24 am  #5173


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

Votin eases back on the lever slowly at first to try and slow his speed...if he can stop he will light another torch.

 

8/16/2022 8:08 pm  #5174


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

Sparks fly off the old rusted cart wheels, but the lever holds and Votin eventually comes to a stop. He lets go of the lever to unpack his pack and the cart begins to move again. 


 
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8/16/2022 8:17 pm  #5175


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

[OOC: Wasn't there a 2nd lever(brake)? ]

 

8/16/2022 8:26 pm  #5176


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

The cart only has one lever attached to the wheel.
I think Votin is remembering the 3 levers attached to the wall where he found the cart:

"There are 3 similar metal levers jutting from a metal box on the right side wall. Metal tubes flow from the top of the box up to the ceiling and disappear into the darkness ahead.
The left lever is pointed to the floor. Etched into the wall above is the word "CHANNEL".  
The middle lever is pointed to the ceiling. Etched into the wall above is the word "SWITCH".
The right lever is pointed to the ceiling. Etched into the wall is the word "CLOSE"."


 
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Yesterday 2:04 pm  #5177


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

Votin rides the cart until he can stop on a level spot and light a new torch.

 

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