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Forest Training(Outside the mountains) Open

A large area covered by a multitude of different pine trees. They lead to the other two forests, the mountains, the hills and the sea, you just have to make your way to where you want to go.

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Forest Training(Outside the mountains) Open

Post by BoltGreywing » Sat Dec 26, 2015 12:12 am

(May edit this later to make the sentances a bit smoother.)

Crimburn the dragon was taken out reluctantly by his ape captives and was brought to a place inside the forest. Around his neck was an invisible blue chain that left off a bluish glow whenever he tried to fight those who were controlling him. When they finally reached the spot that they wanted the apes signaled something to come down. A group of at least 10 Skychasers and a young one amongst them landed quietly and watched the dragon curiously. They knew for a fact that this was the enemy that they sought, they hated dragons with a great passion. Even the youngling was in on the action, however little did Crimburn know that they distrusted the young Skychaser even more then him.

One of the ape guards looked over awaiting the on slot that would soon take place. The ape guard knew that he was going to derive great pleasure from causing this welp so much pain. As he released the magic chain controlling him he smiled eagerly waiting for the right moment. "So dragon your first opponent will be one of the dreaded Skychasers. If you are able to survive your training then maybe perhaps I will let you live."

Crimburn looked over at them and then back at the ape. "You got to be kidding me. I have no training what so ever how am I supposed to handle one of them? I thought you were taking me to a combat training exercise."
The ape guard laughed. "This is your exercise and you will be fighting all ten at once. From dragons perspective you shouldn't have much of a problem against them. Most of your kind can take half of that number in their sleep." Crimburn's mind blinked. "ten? ten? This isn't good."

Before the ape could signal the Skychaser's came in each trying to close him in so they could take a bite out of the young dragon. He tried his best to prevent the Skychaser's from coming in to corner him but he was greatly inexperienced. After about 5 minutes he felt the slashes and bites along his body. He was being torn apart by their visious fangs and claws. Though he tried to fight back he was too weak to stand against them. Eventually a pool of blood began to surround the dragon and he could only look up weakly.

The Skychaser pup wanted to see but was unable to. He poked and prouded his way in but was met with great stares and growls from the rest. When the fight was nearly over they turned on the pup and began to start tearing it apart. Its cries began to echo to Crimburn's ears and knew that this was unable to stand.
"Leave it alone he cried."

They looked at him with mockery and continued on until he decided to help the young pup out. He fought harder then he had with them pushing them back. The little one was very frightened of the others but to see the dragon so close to him it worried that it might be the end for it. It wimpered and wailed so hard it was in tears. Crimburn fought with tooth and nail but eventually his injuries brought a halt to him. Two Skychasers were close to dead but the others were rained in by the ape in charge with a smirk on his face. "So this dragon fights with honor, he doesn't care what they do to him but only to the others. Such a fighter he is."

"Take him back in, we will see him rewarded." the other shouted.
"Wait take the little one with you. I don't wish him to die." Crimburn shouted. "If you don't I will slay every last one of you."
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Re: Forest Training(Outside the mountains) Open

Post by Lanadyr » Sun Jan 17, 2016 5:44 pm

Quartz had been enjoying a leisurely flight near the mountains when the distal sensors of her bow alerted her to anomalous movements occurring several kilometers behind her. In response, the fleukondthim performed a quick wingover, descended through the canopy, and came to a gentle landing upon the forest floor. Once grounded, the sand-woman refocused her bow's sensors in the general direction of the activity, rapidly coming to the conclusion that some sort of combat was taking place somewhere in the shaded darkness before her.

"If you are of a mind to offer aid, then into battle you must surely wade."

Although it wasn't strictly necessary, Quartz turned her head to face in the direction of the gentle voice that had just spoken, laying her metaphorical eyes upon two animated skeletons that had suddenly appeared outside of her previous notice. She responded in her intuitive sign language, using the three hands not then holding her bow. Possibly, but I require more information. Without it, I could make the situation worse.

The second skeleton scoffed and responded in a decidedly less gentle voice. "I told you this would be a waste of time. This thing's consumed with reasoning, not rhyme."

The first skeleton shook its head, reached up to its skull, and pulled several small somethings out of its mouth. It then lazily threw the objects upon the ground before Quartz as it spoke to her once again. "Discretion cools the heats of moments, true. But let not diligence chill more than you."

The second skeleton then addressed the sand-woman as well. "Though you don't have a heart, just bones and sands, you'll need to listen to your heart's commands."

The skeletons suddenly and silently flashed away into two wisps of delicate white smoke. Quartz, seemingly unfazed by the encounter only by virtue of her natural grace, immediately knelt down and retrieved what had been thrown.

Arrowheads. Many sizes, many shapes, many compositions.

Quartz absorbed the things into her hands for quick retrieval in case she needed them. She then took to the air and made her way to the location of the activity that she had previously detected, only to find it emptied of anything unusual save evidence of a previous combat.
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Re: Forest Training(Outside the mountains) Open

Post by BoltGreywing » Tue Jan 19, 2016 6:56 am

The apes laughed before one spoke. "Why would we want to do that, your not the boss of us dragon."
Crimburn looked at him and growled though he looked very pathetic.
An ape called Mort looked over at the dragon and then at the others. "Fine do what he says and bring the kid with."
The others looked at him. "You can't be serious."
Mort replied. "Do it we still have use of him."
One the ape's grumbled who was not as happy to babysit the injured baby Skychaser but carried it on his shoulders. He was actually a weapon smith called Smelt.
Mort picked up Crimburn by the tail and began to drag him away.
"Your enjoying this aren't you." Crimburn grumbled to be taken in this way.
"Just be glad that I didn't allow them all to kill you afterwards dragon." Mort sniggered.
Smelt followed after his friend before shouting out to the others. "Be sure to look out for other dragons and make certain they don't come anywhere near here."

Two apps nodded and proceed to guard as the rest began to head back towards the mountain.
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Re: Forest Training(Outside the mountains) Open

Post by Lanadyr » Sun Jan 24, 2016 2:34 am

Quartz was airborne after a few moments' investigation, attempting to track down where the apparent combat's participants had gone from a higher vantage point. After only a bit of searching, her bow's sensor arrays detected movement below her, and she began to fly directly over a visible path that lead into the nearby mountains.

The two apes assigned to defend their allies' withdrawal back into the mountains, however, were well-trained to deal with an aerial opponent such as Quartz, and quickly situated themselves in two strategically sound treetops upon seeing her approach. Before the sand-woman could respond to the attack, arcs of blue lightning erupted from two separate places in the forest's canopy and struck her solidly.

At first, Quartz could perceive no pain, as she was made of sand that could not conduct electricity very well. After she spent a moment readying her bow for a counterstrike, though, she suddenly noticed the invisible chain that had magically appeared around her neck because of the lightning. Before she could respond, the chain began to emit a blue glow, and the fleukondthim immediately found herself consumed with so much pain that she was forced to crash-land in the forest below, though the sand-woman remained uninjured by the fall, managing to keep the bones within her intact.

The two apes that had attacked her climbed down from their respective trees at a rapid clip to find their felled quarry. The sand-woman, meanwhile, had come to her senses just enough to shape-shift her neck completely around the mysterious chain, allowing it to drop harmlessly to the ground just as the apes appeared from the undergrowth with glowing blue swords unsheathed.

Quartz, newly freed from the agony of the chain, noted with dismay that some combination of the lightning attack and her crash landing had disabled most of the electronic augmentations of her bow. Fortunately, the magical augmentations seemed intact. The sand-woman quickly aimed at the ground between the two apes and loosed one of her massive arrows with a great deal of magically-enhanced force. The ground between her opponents virtually exploded into a small crater from the impact, and the rocky material that used to occupy that crater battered and bruised and otherwise distracted the nearby apes, giving Quartz time enough to loose another arrow at the base of a large nearby tree.

The tree's trunk shattered into splinters, and the full mass of the thing began to fall upon her opponents. The apes, knowing that they couldn't reliably outrun the massive trunk in any direction, jumped into the crater to take shelter. Quartz watched the tree finish falling and, satisfied that her enemies were incapacitated at least until they could push the enormous trunk off of themselves, took to the air and continued to follow the path she had seen before.
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Re: Forest Training(Outside the mountains) Open

Post by BoltGreywing » Fri Feb 19, 2016 6:06 am

The apes that were left encountered the strange figure who attacked them. A sandbeast of sorts whatever it was it was not something they were used to defending against but they were quite well trained nonetheless. Though the rest was able to approach the safety of the mountain the two left behind were not so lucky. "Curse that she woman." One of the apes growled to pinned in this fashion. One thing was for certain they were definitely going to make her pay for it later.

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Near the mountain.

Crimburn looked over at the Skychaser pup and asked. "Are you doing okay little guy?"
The Skychaser pup stared at him with fear, shivering to look at the dragon. It pinned quickly and began to squirm in Smelt's shoulders.
Smelt held it down. "Quit your squirming or no food for you tonight."
Mort chuckled at the experience with a smirk. "Even amoungst a small Skychaser you bring a lot of fear to it dragon. No wonder the Skychaser's despise your kind."
Crimburn rolled his eyes. "Oh shut up."

Mort waited for a moment of silence. "This one might not be ready yet but the Skychaser's make excellent rides, especially when they can channel electricity. You can't wait to see that."
Smelt looked over at the young charge he was carring while talking to Mort. "You know when we get back we should maybe put the two of them together in the cage. Perhaps it might help them get acquainted."
Mort smirked. "Either that or we can finally get rid of the pup or dragon if they try to fight each other."
Crimburn just growled at that idea.

The end of their journey back to the mountain was finally at hand.

(Next part will be in the mountain.)
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Re: Forest Training(Outside the mountains) Open

Post by Lanadyr » Wed Mar 30, 2016 10:37 pm

The neutralization of her bow's electronic tracking capabilities weren't causing Quartz to become completely lost, but she was having a difficult time pursuing her quarry below with only her glove's sensor arrays to aid her. As she approached the edge of the mountain range, however, it suddenly became apparent that her navigational losses had become the least of her worries.

The air around one of the more prominent mountains in the near distance was peppered with several flying...somethings. With her bow's imaging capabilities off-line, it was difficult for Quartz to determine what they were, exactly, but she decided it was a safe bet that the mountain which they encircled was either her objective or might as well have been, given the sheer volume of activity.

Not knowing what the flying creatures were, but knowing that she would have a difficult time with so many flying opponents even under the most ideal of circumstances, the sand-woman came to rest on a rocky shelf within eyeshot of the mountain. Quartz then quickly set about performing whatever minor repairs that she could manage upon her weapon, reasoning that any small bit of regained functionality might make the difference between success and failure, and perhaps even life and death.
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Post by BoltGreywing » Sun Apr 24, 2016 6:41 am

(Sorry for the long wait I just got back to this.)

Once the apes approached the mountain they finally went inside. Mort and Smelt carried their two loads and roughly deposited the two inside a cage together in the interior of the mountain. It was a maze of sorts but the apes knew it very well. Crimburn scratched feriously at the cage doors but it wouldn't budge.

Smelt looked at the two. "Oh keep the noise down or no food for you too."
Smelt then left leaving Mort in charge.

The young skychaser just sat in the pile he was dropped in.
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Re: Forest Training(Outside the mountains) Open

Post by Lanadyr » Tue May 17, 2016 2:32 am

Quartz had restored about ten percent of her bow's mechanical functionality before arriving at the upper limits of what she could accomplish without proper tools. Although tempted to leave the area to find backup of some kind, the fleukondthim knew that she could not risk the possibility that whoever or whatever was being held captive within the mountain was in imminent danger. But it would have been nice to at least let someone know where she was...

As these thoughts passed through her mind, Quartz suddenly felt the arrowheads within her hand. They did not move and had not changed at all, but they somehow felt more...insistent. The sand-woman responded by pulling one into her palm to look upon it. The arrowhead before her was clear, with a weblike network of white lines spread throughout its bulk. And Quartz somehow knew it would serve her purposes.

Quartz silently stood, pulled an arrow from her quiver, jammed the too-small arrowhead upon it as best as she was able, and aimed her weapon into nothing at all. She loosed the arrow, and it almost instantly disappeared, enveloped within a shimmering flicker of energy that flashed out of existence as quickly as it had appeared.

She had sent her message. Or at least she trusted that she did.

The sand-woman took flight, rising to just below the clouds above her before beginning a relatively steep descent into the cloud of Skychasers blocking the path to her target. When the closest batch of the hunched creatures noticed her approach, they began to rise up to meet her en masse, their sharp horns and sharper teeth bared for a fight.

Trusting the arrowheads once again, Quartz pulled another one from within her hand. This one was flecked red in coloring and seemed to have a slightly golden glow to it. She quickly affixed it to an arrow and sent the projectile towards the nearest Skychaser. Halfway to its target, the arrow exploded, and miniature streaks of coppery fire sent themselves into well over a dozen opponents simultaneously. The struck Skychasers remained airborne, but it quickly became apparent that they were too dazed to do anything except maintain altitude.

The fleukondthim gracefully flew past the first wave of neutralized Skychasers, then pulled forth another arrowhead in anticipation of the second wave that was fast approaching her.
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Re: Forest Training(Outside the mountains) Open

Post by BoltGreywing » Mon Oct 03, 2016 5:51 am

(After a long absence I finally come back after an even longer time.)

"How long are we going to be in here." Crimburn asked the guard.
"As long as possible and now why don't you be good and lie down." Mort spoke.
Crimburn backed up and tried to find a place to sit, but nearly sat on the small Skychaser.
Squeak. the little one barked.
Crimburn noticed and sat down near its left though he could still see fear in its eyes.
He then decided to curl up a bit to sleep.
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A second wave pulled out though this time a few of the Skychasers had a stream of lightning following them and were controlling it. The cave was coming into view pretty quickly.
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