Linking memory segment 0D0418…
We all decide to follow Aurora through the portal after a short discussion about pursuit vs ransacking the lab. I am adamant, however, and the rest had little enough personal interest in either choice to comply. =PERSONAL NOTE: INVESIGATE POSSIBILITY OF ALTERING CONSTRUCTION TO INCLUDE ADAMANT… SOMETHING.=
We find ourselves in an enormous forest, bathed in twilight. =PLANE NAMING SCHEME ACCURATE= The land itself is full of giant plants and animals. And also pits. Everyone but Skye and myself fall into one or more of them. =SKYE THROUGH SKILL, I THROUGH CHANCE= We continue our pursuit through the woods.
Along the path, we encounter a multitude of bizarre terrain and creatures that seek to slow our path – a canyon of fire, a forest of hostile trees who object to our passage, a mountain of unbreakable stone. The last appears to be Aurora’s destination, and while it entered through a yawning portal surely laced with traps, we take a less used path. =ONE THAT I CONSTRUCT WITH MY FISTS=
The path did not grant us the element of surprise that we hoped it would =ECHOING OF FISTS MAY BE CAUSAL=, and soon find ourselves locked in combat with the mecha-druid once more, this time on the tops of a forest of mushrooms. =%s/mecha-druid/mecha-druid and its legion of minions/g %s/mushrooms/lightning-charged, highly explosive mushrooms/g=
=CONTINUE NON-LETHAL RESTRAINT PROCEDURES. INCREASE ANNOYANCE LEVEL 45%=