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Monthly Archives: April 2011

Friday 1930-06-06
During a lull in the storm (though the rain was still pouring down) you got the chance to look around a bit.  You found the boats, and discovered that they were just canoes, able to carry 2, or maybe 3 people.

That evening, you were invited to a party.  There was plenty of food and drink, and the villagers were friendly.  You met, briefly, Amo, Kima’s father, and ‘an important man in the village’.  He is clearly white, Kima told you he was European, though he spoke English with an accent.

And some of you ended up in huts other than the ones you normally sleep in.

Eliza returned from her little flirt with a small carved wooden statuette.  It is about 4 inches tall.  At first glance, it looks like a tree, but you realise soon enough that those limbs are not roots, but rather legs; twelve legs alltogether, all of them ending in pointed single claws.

From the upper body, another eight limbs protrude, four ending in pointed single claws like the legs, the four others ending in hands with seven fingers.

The face of this idol is a hideous one; most of it is a great maw with dozens and dozens of long, needle-like teeth.  Eight eyes surround the mouth that hangs open, and a tongue sticks out, split like that of a serpent.

Wednesday, 1930-06-04

You were woken up in the middle of the night, and told to go to the lifeboats.  After a horrifying night, you somehow manage to crawl to safety on a rocky shore, and the dark-skinned woman whose name you later learn is Kima leads you to a nearby village.

You are given food and dry clothing and a place to sleep, and the next day, you’re told that as soon as the storms are over, someone will take you to the mainland.

Some of you also notice a man watching you, a dark-skinned, but lighter than the other villagers, is watching you with a slight frown.  Later, a boy is asking you to follow him, and leads you out of the village to meet with this man, who tells you that the villagers practice human sacrifices, and that you are all in danger.

He explains that his father is a priest who has convinced the superstitious villagers that they need to sacrifice humans to their god, and that his sister, Kima, is being trained as his successor.  The ritual will take place in three days.

Tamal then gives you a gun and tells you to meet him in the clearing again in two days.