1.60 | The Kazekages' Labyrinth: the 4th Gate.   Posted by GM.Group: 0
Saghaal
 NPC Sunagakure, 2 posts
Tue 29 Aug 2017
at 20:45
1.6 | The Kazekages' Labyrinth: the 4th Gate
Saghaal visibly flinched, slashing both hands out in a horizontal cut.
Roshan
 NPC Sunagakure, 3 posts
Tue 29 Aug 2017
at 20:46
1.6 | The Kazekages' Labyrinth: the 4th Gate
"Something's wrong. Be quiet," Roshan hissed.
GM
 GM, 671 posts
Tue 29 Aug 2017
at 20:46
1.6 | The Kazekages' Labyrinth: the 4th Gate
OOC: roll Smarts+Notice please



19:09, Today: Roshan failed (no successes) using 1d10 with the World of Darkness nWoD system with a target of 8, rerolling 10s.  Notice.
19:10, Today: GM, on behalf of Ameretat Baghban, rolled 2 successes using 6d10 with the World of Darkness nWoD system with a target of 8, rerolling 10s.  Notice.

19:17, Today: GM, on behalf of Rasa Habbal, rolled 3 successes using 5d10 with the World of Darkness nWoD system with a target of 8, rerolling 10s.  Notice.
19:10, Today: GM, on behalf of Parisa, rolled 2 successes using 7d10 with the World of Darkness nWoD system with a target of 8, rerolling 10s.  Notice.

This message was last edited by the GM at 18:18, Wed 30 Aug.

Minamoto Yahiro
 Sunagakure, 457 posts
 Genin
 Suna
Tue 29 Aug 2017
at 21:58
1.6 | The Kazekages' Labyrinth: the 4th Gate
" Odd walls." Yahiro commented as he followed the others down the hallway. When the silent swordsman from the other team signaled them to stop, the genin did so without protest, narrowing his eyes as he expanded his senses to look for what ever seemed out of place.

Minamoto Yahiro rolled 2 successes using 3d10 with the World of Darkness nWoD system with a target of 8, rerolling 10s with rolls of 10(+3),9,7.  Notice Check.

OOC: It was smarts+notice, right?

Rasa Habbal
 Sunagakure, 156 posts
 Genin
 Suna
Sat 2 Sep 2017
at 10:24
1.6 | The Kazekages' Labyrinth: the 4th Gate
Rasa's eyes widened and the young kunoichi stiffened in surprise.
"Oh. Um." she held both hands over her lips for a second. "What are they?"
GM
 GM, 679 posts
Sat 2 Sep 2017
at 10:24
1.6 | The Kazekages' Labyrinth: the 4th Gate
A very subtle whisper Yahiro had previously mistaken for air movement filled the hallway. Occasionally one of the mosaic tiles on the wall would shift or crawl over the top of another.
Ameretat Baghban
 Sunagakure, 10 posts
 Genin
 Suna
Sat 2 Sep 2017
at 10:25
1.6 | The Kazekages' Labyrinth: the 4th Gate
"Pestilence." Ameretat said simply. "Beetles of some kind. These are bigger than what you showed me before, Saghaal. Do you recognise them?"
Saghaal
 NPC Sunagakure, 3 posts
Sat 2 Sep 2017
at 10:25
1.6 | The Kazekages' Labyrinth: the 4th Gate
The jackal mask bobbed and he ushered the genin into the middle of the corridor away from the walls. He motioned for silence again and started off down the corridor quietly.
GM
 GM, 680 posts
Sat 2 Sep 2017
at 10:25
1.6 | The Kazekages' Labyrinth: the 4th Gate
OOC: agility+stealth! Three times please.
Minamoto Yahiro
 Sunagakure, 460 posts
 Genin
 Suna
Sat 2 Sep 2017
at 23:27
1.6 | The Kazekages' Labyrinth: the 4th Gate
Yahiro narrowed his eyes a little as he saw the wall... moving? ' Wait, that's no wall and those are no tiles...' the boy thought to himself, clearly already having forgotten about the beetle carcass they had found before. From the looks of it, he only saw two ways to get past this. One, alert them and try to shoo them away with the metal door covering their backs, which may or may not work depending on the number and strength of those things, or two, sneak through, which could also turn out very bad if they made a mistake. Then again, he had no idea if those things reacted to sound, movement, vibrations or what ever.

Well, at least Saghaal seemed to have some knowledge regarding those things, so Yahiro decided to trust his judgment. Though, as someone who charged head first into battle and relied on pure strength, he was quite aware that he was not really the sneaky type of guy, so he figured it would be best to follow the others from behind. That way he could at least cover the backs of his team mates in case things did go south. He was also quite confident that he was fast enough to catch up with the others at any time if he needed to.



Minamoto Yahiro rolled 1 success using 5d10 with the World of Darkness nWoD system with a target of 8, rerolling 10s with rolls of 7,4,3,2,8.

Minamoto Yahiro rolled 1 success using 5d10 with the World of Darkness nWoD system with a target of 8, rerolling 10s with rolls of 2,10(+5),2,1,7.

Minamoto Yahiro rolled 2 successes using 5d10 with the World of Darkness nWoD system with a target of 8, rerolling 10s with rolls of 9,3,4,8,4.  Agility + Stealth.

Rasa Habbal
 Sunagakure, 157 posts
 Genin
 Suna
Sun 10 Sep 2017
at 09:09
1.6 | The Kazekages' Labyrinth: the 4th Gate

10:08, Today: GM, on behalf of Rasa Habbal, rolled 3 successes using 4d10 with the World of Darkness nWoD system with a target of 8, rerolling 10s with rolls of 2,8,5,10(+8).  stealth3.
10:08, Today: GM, on behalf of Rasa Habbal, rolled 2 successes using 4d10 with the World of Darkness nWoD system with a target of 8, rerolling 10s with rolls of 6,1,9,8.  stealth 2.
10:08, Today: GM, on behalf of Rasa Habbal, rolled 1 success using 4d10 with the World of Darkness nWoD system with a target of 8, rerolling 10s with rolls of 6,5,4,9.  stealth1.

Parisa
 Sunagakure, 340 posts
 Genin
 Suna
Sun 10 Sep 2017
at 09:11
1.6 | The Kazekages' Labyrinth: the 4th Gate
10:10, Today: GM, on behalf of Parisa, failed (no successes) using 6d10 with the World of Darkness nWoD system with a target of 8, rerolling 10s with rolls of 7,4,3,5,2,6.  stealth3.
10:10, Today: GM, on behalf of Parisa, rolled 3 successes using 6d10 with the World of Darkness nWoD system with a target of 8, rerolling 10s with rolls of 9,4,10(+7),1,4,9.  stealth 2.
10:10, Today: GM, on behalf of Parisa, rolled 3 successes using 6d10 with the World of Darkness nWoD system with a target of 8, rerolling 10s with rolls of 3,1,1,9,9,9.  stealth1.

Ameretat Baghban
 Sunagakure, 11 posts
 Genin
 Suna
Sun 10 Sep 2017
at 09:12
1.6 | The Kazekages' Labyrinth: the 4th Gate
10:12, Today: GM, on behalf of Ameretat Baghban, rolled 1 success using 4d10 with the World of Darkness nWoD system with a target of 8, rerolling 10s with rolls of 6,10(+7),7,3.  stealth3.
10:12, Today: GM, on behalf of Ameretat Baghban, rolled 2 successes using 4d10 with the World of Darkness nWoD system with a target of 8, rerolling 10s with rolls of 7,9,6,10(+6).  stealth 2.
10:12, Today: GM, on behalf of Ameretat Baghban, rolled 2 successes using 4d10 with the World of Darkness nWoD system with a target of 8, rerolling 10s with rolls of 5,9,9,6.  stealth1.

Roshan
 NPC Sunagakure, 4 posts
Sun 10 Sep 2017
at 09:14
1.6 | The Kazekages' Labyrinth: the 4th Gate
10:13, Today: GM, on behalf of Roshan, rolled 2 successes using 6d10 with the World of Darkness nWoD system with a target of 8, rerolling 10s with rolls of 3,8,7,9,4,3.  stealth3.
10:13, Today: GM, on behalf of Roshan, rolled 1 success using 6d10 with the World of Darkness nWoD system with a target of 8, rerolling 10s with rolls of 5,7,1,7,8,5.  stealth 2.
10:13, Today: GM, on behalf of Roshan, rolled 2 successes using 6d10 with the World of Darkness nWoD system with a target of 8, rerolling 10s with rolls of 5,2,1,8,2,9.  stealth1.

Saghaal
 NPC Sunagakure, 4 posts
Sun 10 Sep 2017
at 09:15
1.6 | The Kazekages' Labyrinth: the 4th Gate
10:15, Today: GM, on behalf of Saghaal, rolled 2 successes using 5d10 with the World of Darkness nWoD system with a target of 8, rerolling 10s with rolls of 8,6,8,5,6.  stealth3.
10:15, Today: GM, on behalf of Saghaal, failed (no successes) using 5d10 with the World of Darkness nWoD system with a target of 8, rerolling 10s with rolls of 7,4,5,7,5.  stealth 2.
10:14, Today: GM, on behalf of Saghaal, rolled 3 successes using 5d10 with the World of Darkness nWoD system with a target of 8, rerolling 10s with rolls of 8,10(+2),1,10(+7),6.  stealth1.

GM
 GM, 694 posts
Sun 10 Sep 2017
at 09:47
1.6 | The Kazekages' Labyrinth: the 4th Gate
The genin moved down the corridor quietly, barely disturbing the sand beneath their feet or the air around them. The beetle lining on the walls stretch on and on along the hallway, testing the nerves of the young shinobi.

Saghaal, watching his surroundings too keenly, almost stumbled into the corner where the hallway turned. He flinched back, waking some of the beetles which started to rattle softly and spread out across their sleeping neighbours.

Parisa, just past the edge of the swarm, whirled around to check the noise, her puppet utterly silent as she moved.

"Hey now! Watch where you're walking!" Seda laughed.

The beetles nearest her also began to murmur and scuttle away from the rest toward the source of the sound.

"Oops."
Minamoto Yahiro
 Sunagakure, 463 posts
 Genin
 Suna
Sun 10 Sep 2017
at 20:50
1.6 | The Kazekages' Labyrinth: the 4th Gate
Having trained in the desert for years, Yahiro had seen his fair share of bug creatures, including building sized ones. That being said, walking through a corridor with uncountable beetles crawling on the walls was still pretty high up there on his creepy list. As he was focusing entirely on avoiding making any noise like the others while watching the walls, he had not even realized that one of them was heading straight into the corner of the hallway. That is, until the lovely little puppet from his team had pointed it out.

Yahiro looked visibly annoyed when he saw some of the beetles moving towards them. It seemed like they really were attracted by sound. All the more ironic that their two silent companions were the ones, who had attracted them. Was he annoyed at the others for making a mistake? Not really. He was more frustrated by the fact that he didn't know how to deal with this situation effectively. 'Kill them? Nah, would probably wake all of them. Distract them? With what? A bomb? That would definitely wake all of them.' Yahiro only had one idea left.

"Run." the genin told the others from behind. It was probably not the best plan, but he certainly preferred being chased to being swarmed from all sides. If these bugs were actually faster than he thought then he could at least make sure to guard their backs like he had intended.
GM
 GM, 698 posts
Mon 2 Oct 2017
at 11:50
1.6 | The Kazekages' Labyrinth: the 4th Gate
The genin launched forward, sprinting down the halls away from the swarm. As the beetles on the edges pursued them with tiny legs, their neighbours woke and followed in a cascade. Whoever was in front, the other young shinobi followed rather than risk separation.

"What kind of beetle chases people anyway?" Seda trilled.
Roshan
 NPC Sunagakure, 5 posts
Mon 2 Oct 2017
at 11:50
1.6 | The Kazekages' Labyrinth: the 4th Gate
"I guess they're hungry," Roshan replied.

The swordsman sprang up, turning in the air to look back on the shining horde behind them. His hand rested on the hilt of his weapon, but he didn't draw the blade.

"I've got no ideas."
Ameretat Baghban
 Sunagakure, 12 posts
 Genin
 Suna
Mon 2 Oct 2017
at 11:51
1.6 | The Kazekages' Labyrinth: the 4th Gate
"A wise man knows a cat can be trained to bark and knows better than to try," Ameretat said.

The kunoichi stopped delicately in the middle of the pack of genin and turned to face the beetles.

"They already climb over each other. They hunt and fed as the swarm. Killing the few will not be enough to drive them off." Ameretat folded her hands together and began reciting a series of handsigns. When she pressed her hand to the floor, thorned vines sprouted from the tiles, swelling in girth and knotting together. Ameretat kept the plant growing until the walls groaned and dust fell from the ceiling; the vines compressed tightly together in a barrier.

She turned around and smiled, following the genin around the corner.
GM
 GM, 699 posts
Mon 2 Oct 2017
at 11:51
1.6 | The Kazekages' Labyrinth: the 4th Gate
The corridor was a dead end and more than that: a fine grey webbing covered the hallway wall to wall, catching dust and sand and large dark shapes wrapped in thready silk.
Rasa Habbal
 Sunagakure, 158 posts
 Genin
 Suna
Mon 2 Oct 2017
at 11:52
1.6 | The Kazekages' Labyrinth: the 4th Gate
"Oh!" Rasa clapped her hands together. "Tomb-weaver beetles. That's what they are. Oh. That's not good." the Habbal girl looked into her hands. "Their silk isn't very strong, but they work together to wrap up their prey. Then they wait for it to die to make it easier to eat."
Minamoto Yahiro
 Sunagakure, 466 posts
 Genin
 Suna
Wed 4 Oct 2017
at 02:24
1.6 | The Kazekages' Labyrinth: the 4th Gate
Following the others from the behind, Yahiro was visibly surprised when Ameretat suddenly stopped in her tracks, seemingly about to face the swarm by herself. He certainly didn't know what she was planning exactly, but since she didn't make eye contact with any of them and focused solely on her opponent, he didn't really feel the need to ask. Instead, he stopped a few steps behind her to watch her plan unfold, making sure to stay out of her way while being close enough to assist her in case things didn't work out as she had planned. Even if they weren't from the same team, he simply wasn't the type to leave anyone behind.

Well, his worries were proven to be completely unnecessary when the young genin witnessed a jutsu he had never seen before. Plants were pretty rare in a desert, but a sunan ninja who could create a tough vine wall in an underground labyrinth? Yeah, well, needless to say, he was pretty impressed. " Nice work. That's a pretty cool jutsu." Yahiro told Ameretat as he returned to the others as well.

However, the sight that unfolded itself here was nowhere near as pleasant as those vines and Rasa's input on that matter didn't exactly make it better. Although, he did have to smirk a little. His teammate sure knew her stuff when it came to anything regarding clothes. " Kinda reminds me of spiders. Anyway, you are saying that these webs aren't very tough, right? Guess we could cut our way through then or did I miss another way we could take?"
Rasa Habbal
 Sunagakure, 159 posts
 Genin
 Suna
Tue 28 Nov 2017
at 20:01
1.6 | The Kazekages' Labyrinth: the 4th Gate
"Cutting our way through might work, if none of the beetles are in those sacks. But I suppose if they are in here, they would wake up anyway."

Rasa rubbed her hands and drew a kunai. "Parisa?"
Parisa
 Sunagakure, 341 posts
 Genin
 Suna
Tue 28 Nov 2017
at 20:01
1.6 | The Kazekages' Labyrinth: the 4th Gate
The silent kunoichi glanced at Saghaal who nodded. Whatever he knew about the critters, he had no better ideas of how to proceed.

"Madafi can help! Burn it all up in a big red ball." Seda settled in a sling on Parisa's hip and she withdrew her hands from the tiny puppet. She pulled out a scroll, flicking it to send the paper rolling out across the floor, and pressed her hand to the seals. Chakra shimmered in the ink and when Parisa took her hand away, the tall puppet rose up from the surface of the paper.

With a small twist of her fingers, Parisa pulled the weapon to its feet. The deadly replica of Team Tulip's allamah gave the genin an extravagant bow and pivoted on its heels to face the mass of webbing.