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Author Topic: LoO - New Prometheus - Eric Olsen (Mark)- Er01  (Read 5109 times)

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« Reply #45 on: March 29, 2018, 08:33:13 PM »
"Thanks" Eric winces, and hobbles past the creature, heading down the road toward the next adventure.

OOC: How does Lords of Olympus handle damage/injuries?

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« Reply #46 on: April 22, 2018, 01:42:15 AM »
OOC: Fortitude is the measure of 'hit points' among other things. It is left to the GM to determine the amount of damage delivered and how much a character can take. I'll give hints in the posts to let you know if your character is badly damaged or close to death. Wric isn't nearly hurt that badly yet.

Eric continues on down the road through the mountain pass until he passes through to the other side of the range and sees a wide, fertile valley open up below him. many rivers flow through the valley the greatest of them flows from a spring near where he stands then meanders through the lands below. The valley ends at a sea and near the rivermouth sits a large city with mighty walls and towers. Many farms and villages fill the land and Eric sees the people working the fields in a frantic manner. The road peters out into a footpath that parallels the river as it flows down the mountainside, passing a small village before reaching the valley floor.

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« Reply #47 on: April 22, 2018, 10:31:49 AM »
The people working the fields frantically...can Eric tell if they're working so hard in a normal, farmer-y, farming is hard work kind of way; or if they're doing it in a forced/scared manner, or something else?

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« Reply #48 on: May 01, 2018, 01:39:50 AM »
Eric is a city boy so his knowledge of farming is limited but he discovers a few things from his observations: this is a place of low technology with the people using primitive tools and dressed in ancient-looking clothes and they seem to be removing everything edible then destroying the remaining plants after with vines are being pulled up or burned, trees are being chopped down. The flow of food is heding into the city and Eric can deduce that the people are preparing for a siege.

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« Reply #49 on: May 01, 2018, 12:49:53 PM »
Eric heads toward the closest farmer on the way down into the valley and asks him/her: "Why are you destroying the remaining vegetation (pulling up the vines, chopping down trees, burning etc) after you harvest what's edible?"

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« Reply #50 on: May 13, 2018, 09:11:19 PM »
The farmer looks Eric up and down taking in armour and sword then turns about and runs back down the road towards the city. His yelling attracts the attention of other farmers and labourers and they too begin to run down towards the valley floor.

Eric hears footsteps from behind and a voice says: "Your gear has scared the locals into thinking that you are some sort of foreign spy. Turnabout and explain yourself, stranger."

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« Reply #51 on: May 14, 2018, 06:48:32 PM »
Eric turns and looks at the speaker. What does he see?

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« Reply #52 on: May 21, 2018, 03:10:50 AM »
The man is slightly taller than average and completely perfect looking. HIs skin is unblemished and has a healthy glow, hair in near curls, muscular without appearing to take working out very seriously. He gives the impression of being relentless in his pursuits, although Eric can't figure out how he was able to deduce that trait in the stranger. The man carrys a sword at his belt but is otherwise unarmed or armored. The man seems almost friendly.

"The peasants are often slow in the mind but quick on their feet. Unlike them, I am convinced that a Greek spy would not enter our lands in full armour. Even so, there is a mystery about you."

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« Reply #53 on: May 21, 2018, 07:03:08 PM »
"Who are you?" Eric asks the man.

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« Reply #54 on: May 22, 2018, 01:01:31 AM »
The man smiles revealing perfect teeth.

"You are the visitor - nay, trespasser - in this land so custom asks that you give your name and home city first."

From the small shrine, an older man and young woman step out to observe the discussion.

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« Reply #55 on: May 22, 2018, 06:55:41 PM »
OOC: We're near a shrine? Did I miss something? I thought we were standing in a farmer's field, on the outskirts of a city preparing for siege.

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« Reply #56 on: May 29, 2018, 01:56:00 AM »
[[OOC: Oops, I was thinking about a shrine description in the post when Eric first enters the valley! I was thinking of it but rereading it I seem to have forgotten to type it up.

Let's try this again..... ]

The man smiles revealing perfect teeth.

"You are the visitor - nay, trespasser - in this land so custom asks that you give your name and home city first."

From a nearby farmhouse, an older man and young woman step out to observe the discussion.

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« Reply #57 on: May 29, 2018, 02:15:48 PM »
"Fine," Eric sighs. "I am Eric, from the city of New York."

OOC: At least, I think that's where he comes from. I lost all those e-mails between us back from when we were settling on a character concept.

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« Reply #58 on: May 31, 2018, 03:08:57 AM »
OOC: From Brooklyn, going to school at Rutgers.

"Well met, Eric of New York. This is the land of Troy and I am Skamander!"

The man raises his arms as if expecting light to radiate from his body and for Eric to fall in awe. When that doesn't happen he continues on with a slight hint of sullenness.

"Which way lies this New York and for what reason have you ventured to this place?" his accent while saying 'New York' is odd.
« Last Edit: May 31, 2018, 09:42:44 AM by edster »

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« Reply #59 on: May 31, 2018, 05:12:41 AM »
"New York lies that way..." Eric points back towards the way he came. "And I've wandered this road in search of answers to questions which are none of your business."

OOC: Would Eric recognize Sarpedon and Troy from the Iliad?