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Re: Return of the Rose of Tarmady
« Reply #75 on: October 18, 2011, 09:09:37 PM »
There was a loud noise from the bow and a geyser of suds arched over the edge of the edge of the hold and many soapy heads popped up from below.  "Oi," Lue shouted.  "The bloody thing's tryin' kill us!"  The foam was boiling up around them and over their heads.

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Re: Return of the Rose of Tarmady
« Reply #76 on: October 18, 2011, 09:19:39 PM »
And then came the long-suffering sigh that Loren had no doubt come accustomed to in the time since Shalinda had taken over as Captain.  She cast a flat look at the hold, the way a mother looks at a son who knows all manner of ways to get into trouble.  "Ain't no harm but t'yer fleas in that!"  She scolded back, and took a few steps closer to investigate, but well out of the way of the suds.  "What the bloody hells are you about down there?"

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Re: Return of the Rose of Tarmady
« Reply #77 on: October 18, 2011, 09:27:30 PM »
"Stowin' cargo," Lue sighed.  "On o' the casks 'pears t'be a trap.  It let go an' now we's buried in bloody bubbles."

"They stink," one of the others fussed.

"Oh balls!" Lue saud after sniffing  "rig th' pump an' wash this lot down, an' all fires out.  Them bubbles, filled wi' a gas that burns!"

Hands scrambled quickly and tossed a canvass hose over the side and another was rigged to a portable pump and water was soon pouring over the foam and breaking up the bubbles as Jedda swore blue murder as her fires were doused.

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Re: Return of the Rose of Tarmady
« Reply #78 on: November 08, 2011, 01:26:17 PM »
Shalinda quickly backpedaled out of the way of those rushing to the hold over the deck, though if it blew, it would take out the whole ship.

"Clever sons a' bitches," she grumbled.  Though there'd be hell to pay if the cask opened in the first place because of rough handling.

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Re: Return of the Rose of Tarmady
« Reply #79 on: November 08, 2011, 01:59:57 PM »
The water spray worked on the bubbles quickly enough and all of the portholes and covers were opened to air the ship.  "That were close," Lue said to her.

"Crafty sunsabitches," Loren growled.  "Must be sumthin' good tae get that kinda trap."

"Well, trap's sprung, should we look?" Lue looked at Lindy.

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Re: Return of the Rose of Tarmady
« Reply #80 on: November 09, 2011, 01:06:58 PM »
She nodded, and waved him back to the hold.  "An' keep a look fer more like it.  I don't want tae wake up by my ship afire," she scowled.

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Re: Return of the Rose of Tarmady
« Reply #81 on: November 09, 2011, 01:42:06 PM »
Lue held up an odd metal bottle with an odd cap, it looked to be a combination of cap and lock.  "This looks like trouble, an' what were inside.  Thinkin' it needs tae be inna iron strongbox."

 

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