!vf05RX1JTQ 12/22/10(Wed)05:31 No.13250269|
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"Not your fault, Asha. Thank you for salvaging the scroll." you reply, "You did well." You praise has the opposite effect on her, and she blushes, nodding.
Searching through the compartment, you find a few rings and a jeweled dagger, about all there is of value. One of the rings, however... magical. Guessing it's purpose, you try it on. Suddenly the blank parchment you had glanced over on the desk actually has writing on it. Invisible orders, of course. Mostly to the effect of 'gather what information you can while in Azar', and a few lines that look like an assassination order. You show it to Asha and she confirms.
Searching through the rest of the ship, you're on your way back out when you hear a loud moaning rise up,, coming from the city. Climbing back onto the deck, you see what: Thousands of undead, skeletons, zombies, wights, and ghouls, all standing on boats, piers, docks, looking out over the harbor and letting out a haunting groan.
Tearing your attention away from the multitudes on the docks, you occupy yourself with returning to your flagship. Once you grab the commodore's attention, he seems to snap out of the daze you find him in, watching the docks.
"What? Oh, right. Those lizards seem to be experts. They're reporting not one of them down, though they have a few injured."
Nothing fatal, you decide, since you did provide them with healing items too.
"They're ready to follow us, and we seem to have doubled the size of the Mza navy. If you're ready, m'lord, most of the sailors would like to leave before they try something creative.