Thursday, October 2, 2014

Quick Hit Story Seeds #7

After days on the road through the beyond you see a distant hump on the horizon, a town in the far distance.  With renewed vigor you make your way for this oasis within the wastelands, desperate for a hot meal and a place to replenish your supplies.  Within an hour of first sighting the aldeia you all begin to hear strange music.  The closer to the town the louder it gets and soon it becomes apparent that not only will it not cease, but for each member of your party they hear the music differently ....

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The complex was old beyond reckoning.  Yet, despite this, it was clean.  The numenera built into walls, and doors, and every other surface (or so it seemed) either functioned safely, or not at all.  As you set to dismantle a nearby device, a crackle of energy and the smell of ozone suddenly alerted you to another presence.  Lighting in hand, the arch-nano stared at your party, waiting for you to make the first move...

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Deep below the city, through conduits long thought sealed, you followed the cultists.  In catacombs long forgotten, you come upon the grand forge, still vomiting forth molten metal as it has for untold years.  You watch as the cultists gather, chanting obscene words ....