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    Post by Prixlezub on Sat Dec 24, 2011 2:39 am

    Time: 6:54 AM
    Date: September 12th, 2011

    Tumbling among the stars, drifting aside the pulls of planets and large asteroids all the same, was the demon prince. It had now been past three months since he had been tossed off the planet, by now tumbling somewhere a little past planet Z. The Evil Emperor's home was a large, thundering marble in the distance, as a few lightning storms could be seen from his far off orbit around the sun. Too bad the demon was unconscious throughout this whole trip, he probably would have take the opportunity to insult the place from afar, or try and get the attention of a few different spotters if only to moon them with his dull red ass. His tomb tumbled and rocked about in the vacuum of space like a great metallic crib, as if the movement alone was keeping the demon prince asleep within it. His mind still stormed with the troubling nightmare that ailed him earlier, all the same in fright and horror. If he could have twitched or turned in his skin-tight prison, he probably would have spun a few laps within the teryllium enclosure, even perhaps whimpering or crying out in fear in his sleep. However, even if he was able to move about, he would find no comforting body next to him or the tenderness of a loved one soothing his fear. The demon had dug his own grave this time.

    He was completely alone out here, his only companion being the mute stars and the cold embrace of the obsidian that kept him from escaping and the void that kept him asleep. The further he drifted, the darker everything became, a half molded universe with only so many stars and even fewer planets. It was quite certain that the demon could possibly be set adrift forever out here, not a soul to happen upon him or help at all. Though to be honest, who would help the demon in the first place if they did find him? All they would see is a rather metallic asteroid floating about among the darkness, nothing to pay any mind to. Perhaps his fate was sealed, to stay out here in limbo, neither dead nor alive and to stay lost. An ages old power buried in the cosmos, never to be heard from again...

    But what was this? Do you see that, out there in the distance, that little speck right over there in the corner?

    What is that?

    In the distance, among the bleakest of the dark that shrouded the universe of this gamma, a lone light drifted along as well, brightly colored a rich green with a blue tail. This universal traveler, a comet, powered itself through space. The great ball of frozen crystal was just making its orbit around the gamma, perhaps the first trip it had ever made around this small solar system since its creation. The little traveler floated on at a leisurely pace, still coasting on the gravitational throw of a distant sun. It had bounced off of a few asteroids, and even passed by a few of the planets farther out, gaining more momentum as it tumbled about, but a green dot with a blue tail to the inhabitants of the planets, if any, and but a future spectacle to the citizens of Portal Breach. It hummed on by a few drifting asteroids, and twirled through a nebula, not even caring about the little shimmering chunk of ore it was about to run into, just another asteroid in its way to break through.

    All the same, the demon prince trapped within his teryllium vessel would have no idea of the natural rocket that was headed in his direction, the rotating ball of crystal getting ever closer until:

    WHAM!

    Though the impact was soundless in space, the effect that happened was no less great, as Prixlezub's interstellar tomb was prompt shunted out of the way of the hurtling comet, some of its speed rubbing off on the great slab of teryllium as it spun off course. Instead of heading into a vast nothingness of space, far beyond the reaches of the local solar system, the prince would find himself hurtling in another direction. In the distance, an lush, green planet orbited in the distance, unaware of his currently close proximity to its gravitational pull. At first the tomb rolled about with only the force from the impact of the comet, which was still keeping its course since it was easily quite a few times larger than the demon prince's current vessel. However, the closer it got to the planet, the faster its tumble became, until it was rolling quite quickly through the void. Faster and faster the demon spun about, unaware of anything outside of it other than his current, endless nightmare. What a twist of fate to send him to such a lush planet, no doubt oxygenated with an atmosphere capable of supporting life to boot!

    The teryllium asteroid soon began to enter the atmosphere of the planet, its fall steadily growing faster with the gravitational pull of the planet, easily reeling in the hundreds of tons that rolled toward it. There was a loud hiss as the metal began to break through the layers of the planet's atmosphere, a cone of white and fire crowning the front of the tumbling vessel. Even a tail formed on the thing as it fell through the sky, no doubt quite the spectacle to anything that happened to witness it on the dark side of the planet, the very side that Prixlezub was landing on. The sound of air whisking past the teryllium shell made a horrible screech as it plummeted to the ground, continuing on its route despite the wall of dense trees that blocked its path to the ground.

    SNAP! CRASH CRACKLEKKKBBOOOM! KKRKL! CRASHGHH!

    Whole mature trees were snapped in half by the meteor as it mercilessly tore through the jungle ecosystem like a bullet, various animals screaming in terror of the new intruder and leaping further into the depths of the forest. Their cries echoed about the boughs of the trees and vines that scattered about the place, thick enough that they almost blocked out the night sky itself. However, that was quickly remedied by the great clearing, and even greater trail of uprooted and broken trees that followed behind the demon prince's tomb. A faint wisp of steam from the cooling metal curled into the air, as the glow from the nose of the teryllium vessel slowly turned into a dull grey once more. The ground around the intruding metal blob was blackened and churned upwards, small boulders and roots littering the floor of the newly made forest clearing on the planet. As for the tomb itself, it rested just under a pile of soil that had collected upon landing, almost like a dark and gritty tombstone for the carmorph demon that lay just inside the shiny meteor.

    A good hour or so later, the sounds of the jungle started up again, a plethora of melodies from the various denizens filling the air. A few curious eyes peeked out from the more intact undergrowth, and even a silhouette or two of some kind of alien animal hopped up to it to get a closer look, only to run away just as soon as they got near. The demon prince may have landed on a planet, free of being stranded in the vast nothing of space, and he was found by some of the lower life forms. To some, it would seem that the demon's luck had changed. Though in actuality, the demon had just become stranded, trapped within his own little space ship, with no one to break him out.

    Too bad Teryllium never rusted.
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    Re: Stranded

    Post by Universal NPC on Tue Jan 03, 2012 8:17 am

    Near where Prixlezub had crash landed, three alien creatures were silently exploring their natural environment. The three were males, adorned with the skulls, bones, and hides of kills, other alien life forms who were either attacking their home, or that day's lunch. In hand, the three carried a crude spear, a simple stick with something sharp attached at the end. However, the items at the ends weren't stone, but looked more like crystals.

    The larger of the three of them held his hand out cautiously, and bent down to inspect a fallen tree, taken down by Prince Prixlezub and his tomb. He turned and saw more trees. Something....something big was in that direction. He looked at his companions, and from the simple look, the two knew to follow him as they went to inspect the crash site.

    The aliens were easily able to maneuver through the wreckage, climbing over the broken trees as if nothing stood in their way. Finally, they found it. Something large. Something black. The unofficial leader strode forward first, eying the black meteor. Could this be a gift from the Gods? A sign? As the leader pondered, the smallest of them, only reaching the leader's elbow, walked right up to the shiny meteor. When the leader saw his companion moving towards the unknown object, he let out a hiss, and moved forward to grab him back. The smaller answered with a hiss of his own, and in a defiant motion, reached forward and touched the meteor. All three flinched, expecting anything, from the meteor being hot to the touch to it attacking...but neither happened.

    The smaller, curious about this new development, held up his claws and raked them across the shiny metal.

    SCREEEEEEEECH

    The three covered their heads at the loud noise, but the smaller seemed excited. The metal hadn't been dented in the slightest by his claws, but the noise that had come about, and the feel of the meteor told him, and his companions one thing: This was metal. And metal was important. The smaller, in a quick leaping motion, hopped over to his leader, looking up expectantly.

    The leader looked down upon the younger one. Despite being rash, he had indeed found out that this meteor was something very useful to them. Rash, but brave. After a few more moments, the leader reached out and put a hand on the smaller's chest, and bowed his head for just a moment. A sign of respect.

    The smaller bowed his head back, and quickly, the motion was done, and the leader was several paces ahead of the two. The smaller's eyes shone brightly with excitement though, and the third member of their group sent the small one an odd, rumbling sound his way. The two followed after their leader, and very soon, they would be back. And they would bring more. Their mission was to melt the metal of the meteor, to forge more weapons and the like. Little did they know, of course, what lie within.
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    Re: Stranded

    Post by Prixlezub on Wed Jan 04, 2012 12:48 am

    Ah, so there were inhabitants here on the jungle planet. The demon prince probably would have been uttering a silent thanks to whoever was out there if he lacked his arrogance. Not to mention the fact he was still out cold in that tomb of his. Even the screeching of claws against the side of the teryllium vessel was not loud enough to reach his ears, plugged with sleep and weakness. Within his mind, the nightmare played on and on, just like it had when he was drifting about in the void. The force of the impact was not enough to awaken the creature from his sleep, and the tight seal of metal and obsidian that surrounded him was more than enough to keep the air out so his fire was extinguished. Yes, Prixlezub was quite literally snuffed out, though not completely dead, as his own little curse of immortality had given him. Doomed to be in a constant nightmare that recurred over and over again, resting but refused from receiving peace in nonexistence.

    The aliens would find the metal quite cool, yes, since the teryllium shell had been given a few hours to cool since it had landed. If the aliens had been so keen, they would have noticed their solid churned and baked a deep onyx from the heat of their gift from the heavens. Young creatures, foolish creatures. If the demon prince could have seen them, he probably would have laughed and devoured the scouting party right then and there. In fact, he probably would have gotten down to work to turn the whole place into nothing but ash and ruin once he awoke, much to the horror of the primitive natives. Prixlezub may be without his stomach, but by no means was he tamed.

    For now, the demon prince sat there, unknowing of his current placement and what was to happen to him, still adrift in sleep. Soon enough though, he would be freed, and he would bring death down upon those so foolish to have awoken the lumbering giant.
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    Re: Stranded

    Post by Universal NPC on Thu Jan 05, 2012 12:32 pm

    The three aliens from before returned to their obsidian find, and they weren't alone. Several others followed behind, of varying heights, all male. Surely, the species was not all male, but scouting and melting metal was not female's work, at least not in their eyes. Since the season was fine for their underground homes, underground was where the females and young had stayed, while the males had come to get their metal.

    The leader from before held a torch, and a metal container with which to gather the melted metal. Several of the males that followed carried the same, since surely the giant gift from the Gods would need multiple trips to get all of the precious metal. Once again hopping over the debris from the crash, they had refound it. The smaller who touched it eyed it with a proud, smug air while the rest of the males eyed it hesitantly. Black metal was different. Why would the Gods send it? Perhaps it was extremely strong metal?

    With regained vigor, the aliens grabbed up their torches and held it up to the side of the metal meteor, the containers placed underneath to capture any melting metal. However...after a few moments of this, the aliens realized that none of the metal was melting, or even budging. It wasn't even getting really hot! What to do now, to get their precious metal?
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    Re: Stranded

    Post by Prixlezub on Mon Jan 09, 2012 7:01 pm

    Alas, Teryllium is not the kind of metal that could be melted like wax, silly natives. The shimmering metal stayed just as cool as before, showing no signs of warping or heating up under the torchlight. Their efforts were quite interesting to watch, as the animals that had ventured from their places in the trees came out to watch the whole fiasco. Perhaps if they used the crystals that were attached to the sticks they had, maybe they could figure a way to removed the teryllium coating without primitive torches. The few that stayed behind were the wiser ones, if Prixlezub could see them. In fact if the demon prince were conscious, he probably would have been grinning at the efforts of the little natives, amused at their determination to get at the metal he was trapped in.

    The ones that stayed to the back were perhaps the wiser ones though, given the fact that the demon who was trapped inside this boulder of ore and obsidian could very well kill them all off. Though, with his current state, it would be hard for the demon prince to heal his wounds if the natives figured out his weak points, especially where his hide had been torn on the belly. Though the demon prince was currently in limbo, perhaps those that found him would be able to try an old old theory. One that included a cat, a box, and poison gas. The demon prince would prove to be much like the cat, both alive and dead as he waited in his tomb to be freed.

    Perhaps a change in where the tomb was placed would prove helpful to the natives?
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    Re: Stranded

    Post by Universal NPC on Thu Jan 12, 2012 9:32 pm

    After a period of pondering, the oldest and wisest among them seemed to have an idea. Silently, he lifted an aged hand, pointing upwards at the sun. Then, he motioned at the crystals at the end of their spears. And finally, the old timer reached into a bag made from various skins of old kills, and pulled out something rather peculiar. A heavy, concave piece of glass. At the curious and uncomprehending looks on his companions face, the elder shook his head and grabbed several spears out of the clueless ones' hands.

    The elder grabbed the smallest and placed the glass in his hands, aiming his hands into position so the sun could be shone on a spot on the meteor. Naturally, the sunlight did nothing...yet. The elder took a few steps back and held the crystals in arrangement so they were close to one another. And then he lifted his hands into the air, and after a bit more position changing and aiming, the sunlight, amplified through the crystals, was sent to the glass, and thus amplified more. And gradually, rather slowly, the meteor's metal exterior...began to melt. The other males snapped to attention and began to grab their metal containers to catch the melted metal.

    With a nod of his head, the elder indicated to his bag. Inside were more pieces of that glass. The idea was obvious this time, and altogether, there were 5 shards of glass being used to melt the metal meteor. With 5 holding the diamond tipped spears, 5 holding the glass, and the rest catching the melted metal, this work would be taken care of much quicker than with simply fire! This might not be as good as they expected though, considering that the nougaty center of this meteor was Prixlezub himself.
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    Re: Stranded

    Post by Prixlezub on Thu Jan 12, 2012 10:41 pm

    Yes, yes you feathery little fools, melt your way to doom and Armageddon. Their tools hummed and glowed with the sunlight, the beams working their magic on the alien metals that they were faced with. If they managed to get all of this glorious space metal, their tribe could possibly be superior to the others! Imagine the wars that could be won, the glory that could be gained! The teryllium bubbled and globed together like old cheese as it heated up, slowly turning red before rolling down the side of the asteroid. However, the aliens would find they have quite a boon to work with, as the metal was much more thickly coated than it seemed, going down near to a foot before dripping away from something a bit more alien to the natives. Though, they would only notice there was more to this tomb than they thought when all of the metal was removed. Which actually was quite quickly. Since the crystals were all being focused on the same area, the metal was starting to just roll and peel off into their collecting containers. Of course, this would all go on during a matter of hours, with the sun gaining intensity the higher it rose.

    As more and more of the metal began to melt, a black, shiny surface could be seen underneath it, burning red briefly before cooling as the crystals moved on to the untouched metal. They would find that this surface was quite smooth, like glass, but not as brittle by any means. In fact, it could be akin to stone, volcanic stone more specifically. Mainly because this new encounter was obsidian, a volcanic rock that was quite resilient to volcanic temperatures. While it was quite strong in its own right, it was nowhere near as resilient as Teryllium, in fact it was like paper being compared to titanium. They would need to use some kind of pickax to get at the 'prize' that lay inside.

    Just a little bit more, and Prixlezub would be freed from his prison.
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    Re: Stranded

    Post by Universal NPC on Fri Jan 13, 2012 5:59 pm

    So much useful metal was peeling and melting off, even as the weaker ones among them began to shake. The weight was nothing. Holding up crystals and glass for hours on end however, was exhausting. The really curious thing, however, was that the metal did NOT make up the entirety of the meteor.

    Underneath the metal was black. Once again, they hesitantly felt the exterior, and like the metal on the outside, it was smooth. However, it was obvious that this wasn't metal. It seemed to be...rock. Very beautiful rock. A deep black color. However, crystal and glass and sunlight would not defeat this rock. Crystal by itself however...

    The elder hand the crystal spears back to the others, and the other 4 followed suit. He collected his glass quietly, and stood to the side. Sharp as his mind was with age, his muscles were lacking for the very same reasons. But the others had crystal tipped spears for a reason, and they circled around the meteor, and thrusted. Heavy stabs towards the rock with their spears, now guided by curiousity. A meteor with a metal shell, and rock center. What else lie within this Godsend? More crystals perhaps? They stabbed and hacked with their spears, eagerly. They would break the rock, and see what was inside.
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    Post by Prixlezub on Fri Jan 13, 2012 7:08 pm

    Smack! Crack! The spears now banged against the smooth stone, chipping away little shards of the obsidian tomb with every strike. The effort brought on by the native's curiosity drove them down to the center of the asteroid little by little, the cracks starting to grow against the surface of the vessel like spider webbing. Within the tomb, the demon prince kept his slumber, eyes and mane extinguished as he stayed in his nearly eternal sleep. Just a little bit more, and the demon would be freed from the hellish torment that was brought upon him by his wife and the evil emperor who helped her. If the prince was able to know about his unlikely saviors, his hide probably would have been crawling in anticipation, more than ready to be freed and set to attack the fools who had awakened him.

    Crack! Snap! CRssh-clunk!

    Oh? What was this? A large chunk of the meteor fell to the ground, revealing a strange center to their godsend. A crimson hide, hard yet smooth when stroked at one side, and rough when stroked the other. Much like a shark's skin, if one thought about it. What they uncovered would no doubt look very much like a face of some great beast, though from the looks of it, the creature was sleeping. Great fangs curled down from the beast's maw, glistening like polished metal, if they were not dripping with the fiery blood that was long extinguished. Looking up from the fangs, they would see a bloodied nose, wide with large nostrils. And what was this? A ring in its nose? Perhaps the beast had belonged to someone at one time, maybe even a draft animal. as for the eyes, they would find they were pitch black, glossy like glass but not nearly as brittle. Strange, why would there be something sleeping in the center of their gift from the gods? Perhaps yet another boon to them, maybe even a great ally to the natives from the gods themselves.

    But why was their prize so warm despite the rest of the meteor being so cool? Upon a touch, they would find that the creature's hide currently had a pleasant warmth to it. Nowhere near the temperatures that the demon prince had when he was alive and healthy. Though, they would find that out soon enough.
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    Re: Stranded

    Post by Universal NPC on Sat Jan 14, 2012 4:46 pm

    The males were happy to see that their efforts were working. With each mighty blow, the rock cracked and weakened. More and more cracks spread throughout, until suddenly, a large chunk fell off, and the males all gather over to the spot that had been made, to see what their labor had gotten them, even if it were only a glimpse.

    However...what lay inside was not crystals. Not more metal. But...a face. A few males backed away, the elder included, hissing. A demon! The gods were angry with them, and as punishment, had sent a demon! The others however, including the original three to make this find, were again curious. Sure, the face looked to be a fearsome one, of some great evil creature...but they had done nothing to earn the ire or scorn of the Gods.

    The smaller reached out and touched the smooth skin, curious about how the direction made the skin feel...different. And even stranger, it was warm! For the first time since they had made this find, one of them, the smaller, spoke. It was an alien language, strange to the ear, but the ones here could obviously understand.

    "Maybe the Gods have sent a Protector. If we are worthy enough to free it, it will help us greatly! Imagine how many of the Karu-tumnas this demon could kill for us!" He spoke in his odd language. The others looked among themselves.

    The Elder stepped forward. "You are young and arrogant. The Gods would have sent a sign before sending us a gift. This is no gift. Its a punishment! Someone among us displeased them, and now, we are given a large beast, falling from the sky in rock and metal, come to teach us the errors of what we've done!"

    The smaller stepped up to the Elder, a move most disrespectful, meeting his gaze. "Who has angered the Gods? I see no one here, who has angered them. The Gods would NOT waste time with sending something for us to dig out to punish us! They would do it themselves!" A few mumbles of agreement came from around them and the smaller gave the Elder a satisfied, smug look. Glaring, the Elder stepped down. What he said did not matter, except to 3 others. The twenty-odd other males grabbed up their spears and continued their labor, eager to get their 'Protector' out.
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    Re: Stranded

    Post by Prixlezub on Sat Jan 14, 2012 7:24 pm

    A protector? That young native really was the fool of the group. The poor elder really should have been listened to, as he was obviously old enough to know something evil when he saw it. However, like most arguments, it seemed the majority went and trumped his own judgement on this discovery. As the rest of the natives went back to work on trying to uncover the demon, their prize began to slowly regain consciousness, the oxygen flowing into his grill openings, registering in his grill and lungs. Soon he would be awake, but first he needed to be freed from his prison. A simple task, as his brain, the parts of it that still remained vigilant for any signs of oxygen, and sort of freedom from this tomb he was placed in. The light touch of the air against his scent receptors, triggering the demon's brain with the impulse. Synapses fired within his brain, working down into the subconscious to pull the slumbering demon from his turbulent dreams.

    Within his mind, the demon prince was still running about from what plagued him, the nightmarish beasts snapping at his heels as he ran. Though this time it seemed the world around him in this dream began to melt and meld, the ground crumbling under his feet and opening up into a deep darkness with put a pinprick of light at the other side. Rocks and boulders tumbled in the void, disintegrating into dust and finally nothingness. Prixlezub looked about frantically at first, unsure of what as happening to his nightmare. Even the skies seemed to crack and groan under the weight of demon's waking, though the sound was unheard. In fact, everything went unheard down here in the void, not even the whistle of air passing by the demon's ears as he tumbled and fell.

    "What is this? My demise perhaps? No, it was meant to be at the maw of those things, those shadows." He said to himself within the dream. "Freedom maybe, yes, this must be what it is. It would be no other way." He tumbled towards the light, the beasts around him howling silently as they too disintegrated into the darkness. Above him, the skies still churned, shrieking with thunder and lightning as it tore across the stormy heavens of this personal hell. With but a glance back, the demon prince turned himself about, twisting in the air to right himself as he plummeted into the light, which was growing bigger with each passing moment. He fell for but a few minutes more, before the light went and engulfed him completely, and the world he was in faded from his mind completely...

    Obsidian chunks fell from the demon's body with each effort, soon a small pile of the rock surrounded the partially uncovered demon prince, the hard working creatures being able to see the body of the demon. The small smoldering remains of the demon prince's mane flickering a dull blue, nearly flat against his neck. However, as the natives kept their digging, they would find that the temperature of the demon's skin would begin to get warmer, heating up until the hide was nearly unbearable to touch, like fire. The fire flickered around some more, growing in intensity and sparking off at places, until the fiery man began to grow, the small flicker growing in height until it was a decent size mane of blue fire. What exactly was this creature that they had uncovered?

    Though while they were most likely investigating the hide, the natives would disregard the dull rumble of the demon prince's heart, powerful enough even in this state to make the ground shudder slightly.

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    Re: Stranded

    Post by Universal NPC on Sun Jan 15, 2012 12:08 am

    The Elder watched with great distaste and disappointment as the group continued to hack at the rock. The face did not bode well. It was the face of a monster. As more and more pieces of obsidian revealed more of the creature, the Elder stepped further and further away from the find. Among the few who elected to listen to the Elder was the Leader of the scouting party, and he and 2 others followed the Elder's lead, stepping away.

    The Elder only narrowed his eyes as the mane was revealed, a bright brilliant blue not usually seen in fire. And the more the fools dug at the rock, the bright and more powerful the fire seemed. No...this did not look good. But alas, there was nothing he could do. Everyone has a lesson to learn in life. But this lesson might be harmful to one's life. Such a giant, powerful creature, this monster seemed to be...

    One of the curious natives who slashed at the rock became curious, and like the smaller had done, he laid his hand on the bright red hide of their 'Protector'. With a yelp though, he pulled back. The skin had gotten hotter! The young one who had insisted the creature was their Protector inspected the body curiously. They had been worthy enough to dig this creature out. The creature was coming back to life, the journey from the Gods must have been a tiring one. And as the beast's heart thumped, unheard by the natives, the Elder and the few who followed him gave the group one last look....and disappeared into the brush. They would not stay to see how this would turn out. They already knew. They would warn the others though.

    And the curious fools simply pulled the rock away from the body, peering at it eagerly. They had sealed their fates.
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    Re: Stranded

    Post by Prixlezub on Sun Jan 15, 2012 12:58 am

    At least those three had some sense of the group, retreating to a safer distance, and perhaps to gain more help in case this beast was indeed more than they bargained for. Which of course, it would, given just who this creature was. The soft headed, hopeful little fools would soon learn just what kind of wrath they had awoken, and quite soon. The native that had dared to touch the demon prince's hide quickly learned of the more fiery nature of the demon, as his hide quickly increased in temperature, until the very ground beneath him began to smolder and smoke from the heat of it. The squeak of the creature's yelp did not pass deaf ears either, being one of the demon's first sounds he heard. A bit fuzzy, like as if it were down a tunnel, but audible nonetheless.

    "Hrrrmmmbbbl..." He growled, smoke rolling from his grill in thick, dark clouds. Embers laced his breath as he started to come back to full consciousness, dancing in the air before cooling.

    With another puff of smoke from his grill, the demon prince's eyes regained their glow, coming alight like headlights. The sclera of the demon's eyes swirling into their usual fiery state, before the pupils flickered into place, white and glowing like a strong candlelight. With the opening of his eyes, the demon was soon reminded of the fight that had happened so long ago, pain throbbing in his paws wher the talons had been brutally removed, and the cut in his belly where his stomach- his stomach! How would he be able to repair the damage done to him now? Shit! Oh, but right now that was but a trifle, as the demon glanced about his surroundings. A forest, thick and green with trees and shrubbery, complete with small animals that he could smell and hear scurrying about in the undergrowth. Speaking of smells and sounds, the demon could smell something else in his new location. The natives, their primitive smell that hung on their clothing, oils and the reek of decay from the skulls they wore heavy on the small bird-like creatures.

    With a dull growl, Prixlezub got to his feet, swinging his tail to rid it of the remaining obsidian that clung to him. More smoke curled from his grill as he glared about his surroundings, and then down at the natives. Even though he was awake, and free of the recurring nightmare, it was still better than to be stuck on this hell of a prison. Around food, but unable to eat. How dare these small things torment him like this, how dare they look at him with such wonder. Do they not know what demise awaits them? Are they as daft as the creatures back on the planet he had been banished from? These things needed to be taught a lesson, one that they would know and remember for ages to come. These creatures have probably seen their world flourish around them with the rains that no doubt kept this place well watered and flourishing. Now they would see it all die in his wrath. Birth by water, death by fire. Yes, that would be most fitting, he thought.

    Though his jaws was both broken and dislocated, the demon prince still managed to let forth a most terrible roar, managing to scare the birds from their perches into a squawking and screeching cloud of feathers and wings. The sound echoed for miles through the trees, no doubt heard by the party that was currently running back to the main village. They would need all the help they would get against this beast of fire and destruction.

    The demon prince turned his stare down to the remaining natives, now puffing out enough smoke to cloud his face almost, the fiery eyes glaring through the smog to penetrate right into the native's very being. May they look upon him and see their doom in turn, for even in this state of being, the prince was still quite deadly. As if to say "fuck you" to any hope of being a protector instead of a destroyer, the demon took in a great breath of air, his lungs expanding as new blood began to drip into rivers down his face. Flickers of fire and waves of heat rippled from the demon's gaping maw for but a few moments, before the demon prince lay waste to the natives, searing hot white fire billowing from his maw and obliterating all that stood in his way to dust.

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    Prixlezub can breathe fire in torrents, bursts, ribbons, tongues and even shoot fireballs from his maw and grill. The fire itself is around 4000 degrees Celsius, or around 7000 degrees Fahrenheit. This is above the melting point of diamond.

    three dice, one coin. If the coin HITS a status die is rolled for the duration of the burn. A separate coin that is half of Prix's level will be rolled to determine the damage for that amount of turns.
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    Re: Stranded

    Post by System on Sun Jan 15, 2012 12:58 am

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    Re: Stranded

    Post by Universal NPC on Mon Jan 16, 2012 12:54 am

    The heat from the creature increased, and it made a rumbling growl. All of a sudden, the natives were not as sure as they used to be...the beast looked calm when unconscious, but now, as it began to stir, it seemed...frightening. It breathed smoke and gave off heat, and looked more like a predator than a guardian. The eyes glowed unnaturally, and everyone, save the arrogant smaller, backed away. The beast was covered in recent battle scars, a thing most curious for a Protector sent by the Gods.

    The beast looked over them, and while the majority felt fear, again, the arrogant one felt pride in his find. A powerful one, this one! It took a vicious roar most frightening for the arrogant one to realize his mistake. He had persisted in uncovering this thing, ignoring the wiser Elder, and now this vicious creature was going to destroy him and the rest of his clan.

    The arrogant one stared with horror as the False Protector stared down at them, and let loose strange white fire, hot even from a distance away. The natives scattered, and it was only by luck that none of them were injured. Realizing what they were up against, seeing their mistake, they grabbed up the very spears that were instrumental to his release, and attacked. They leaped through the brush, trying to blend in with the bushes, if momentarily, to get some attacks from behind. The mouth spat fire most hot, and an attack from there would be useless. The tail already seemed injured too, as well as the stomach, so when the natives came back out of their hiding places, that was where they attacked.

    Meanwhile, with the Elder and the three who followed him, they indeed heard the strange, terrifying roar. The Elder narrowed his eyes and picked up his pace. He was right, but there would be no bragging. He and the others would get help, they would restrain the demon, and kill it before it could kill them.

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