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Green Hell / Re: The Barracks (OOC chat)
« on: September 24, 2017, 08:10:03 AM »
I'm still checking in every few days.

Green Hell / Re: Chapter 6: M.I.A.
« on: July 09, 2017, 05:46:05 PM »
"The word is given but... be very careful." Hood rises into a half crouch and follows his soldiers into the jungle. Maybe he's starting at shadows but all the signs point to space marines: the bolter wounds, the lack of interest in stripping the bodies, their ability to ambush an elite Elysian unit... no way a Vettie partisan took down the Master Sergeant.

Green Hell / Re: Chapter 6: M.I.A.
« on: July 09, 2017, 01:26:14 PM »
Hood's usually dark features have gone slightly pale when he turns to regard Zurk. "Not Bollaxus... no." He hunkers down behind cover, hand out to steady himself on a piece of fallen rockrete.  "By the light of the Throne... could it be?" Over the comms he says: "Hold up. I've got a sick feeling about what could have done this. I hope I'm wrong but all the signs point to Adeptus Astartes."

Green Hell / Re: Chapter 6: M.I.A.
« on: July 08, 2017, 03:47:47 PM »
"Duluth. And Frencis." Hood makes the sign of the Aquila. Completely misreading Crouch's  interest he clenches his fist and vows: "Don't worry. We'll get payback for them."

Green Hell / Re: Chapter 6: M.I.A.
« on: July 07, 2017, 12:43:17 PM »
Hood creeps up behind Zurk, seeing Bookie give the all clear. He takes the proffered name tags and puts them in a pouch. Looking over the bodies he says: "They left their gear. Doesn't look like Vetties did this to me. They're fighting a guerilla war and they can't afford to be picky." Over the squad comms he says: "Let's check the ruins ahead. Bookie and Mara take flanking positions while we follow up. Sawyer have a look at the wounds as you come through. See if you can tell us anything about the weapons we're up against."

Green Hell / Re: Chapter 6: M.I.A.
« on: June 21, 2017, 04:59:07 PM »
Hood thumbs his comm bead. "Spread out. Covering positions. Watch for ambushers, watch for traps." He takes a knee and uses his scope to scan for anything suspicious. He's keenly aware the Elysians may still have life in them and every second counts but 2nd squad will be no good to them dead. Once he is satisfied they aren't walking into a trap he says: "Zurk check the bodies. Mara see if you can pick up a trail or anything that might tell us what happened here."

Green Hell / Re: The Barracks (OOC chat)
« on: May 30, 2017, 06:03:34 PM »
Nice to have you back Thevshi!

Green Hell / Re: Chapter 6: M.I.A.
« on: May 17, 2017, 03:08:58 PM »
"Where engineering... is concerned... you're the boss... Sawyer..." Hood is already regretting smoking that Zuban cigar as he continues to hack at the tree.

Green Hell / Re: The Barracks (OOC chat)
« on: May 16, 2017, 05:21:44 AM »
I wasn't thinking about speed so much as noise. I guess an axe isn't very quiet but thought a revving chain blade was more likely to attract bad guys.

If anyone's got better ideas I'm all ears. Don't want to be making all the decisions as a player but just trying to play the sergeant for good or ill.

Green Hell / Re: Chapter 6: M.I.A.
« on: May 15, 2017, 11:15:20 AM »
"I saw it." Hoods walks up to a tree he judges to be of sufficient size to span the river and be used as a bridge by a trooper and starts chopping at it with the axe. Between chops he says: "We ford the river... cover the crossing... anchor the sentinel... with a winch line... use it to help... Sawyer climb up the bank."

Green Hell / Re: Chapter 6: M.I.A.
« on: May 14, 2017, 08:08:29 PM »
Hood walks over to the sentinel and pops the supply bin. He takes out an axe and a bandolier of chemical flares. He swings the flares over his head to rest around his body and then takes one out, pops it, and quickly throws it in the river to see if it illuminates anything horrible.

Green Hell / Re: The Barracks (OOC chat)
« on: May 14, 2017, 06:46:54 PM »
Have we got any chemical flares that we could drop in the river and maybe illuminate it?

Green Hell / Re: Chapter 6: M.I.A.
« on: May 14, 2017, 06:46:10 PM »
"That's what worries me. At the moment I'm thinking to drop a tree to get some of us across and create a beachhead, then get the sentinel up that rise. We could anchor it at the other side to get Sawyer up there. I'd rather take an axe to one of these boles than wade across. Throne knows what horrible monsters are in there. I'm open to suggestions though."

Green Hell / Re: Chapter 6: M.I.A.
« on: May 14, 2017, 03:46:22 PM »
"What would be the ETA on making a crossing? Even re-positioning by a click will cost us an hour that our comrades might not have." Hood looks into the waters, wondering what alien fauna might be down there.

Green Hell / Re: Chapter 6: M.I.A.
« on: May 14, 2017, 10:55:03 AM »
Hood hunkers down in the overgrowth and scans the riverbank with his magnoculars. He thumbs his microbead. "I want overwatch positions from cover. It would be too easy to get ambushed here. Sawyer you got any ideas about how to cross this thing? Especially with the Sentinel. Would it be practical to cut some trees down for a bridge?"

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IIRC the sentinel has a chain blade for cutting through undergrowth

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