Princess Sassy Pants Horse
After we defeated Ayala, I felt the Tower Girls probably wouldn't be much of a threat. At this point it didn't seem like there was any reason to leave Soraka to guard the boats. So I called out to her:

See her prancing,
She come neighing, she comes,
A horse nation,
See her prancin', she neighing comes!
See her prancin',
She come neighing and she neighing comes!

Shortly after I heard her hooves clopping on the stones. The Weegwegwallow was back!

We went back to the rune covered doors, and opened them again. The hall on the other side seemed as though it had not been used in a very long time. The hallway went for some seventy feet or so, then ended at a staircase going down. We went down the stairs, and as far as we could reckon, seemed to be back on the main floor.

To the north, there was what appeared to be a slime covered, bat guano encrusted, pool. Very cautiously, we tried to use oil to burn some of the scum off, but we really seemed to struggle with that. Pig, for whatever reason, kept saying that we should “dip the bard in the pool”. Everyone was appaled at such a crazy suggestion, but then I realized he was associating the word “bard” with “codpiece”, and he wanted to dip his own crotch into the pool. I was about to let him dip his junk in the pool, when we roused the ire of a gray ooze that happened to be laying there hidden in the water. While the ooze wasn't a particularly lethal foe, it did present a bit of a challenge as it was covered in acid. I sang:

Ashes to ashes, funk to funky,
We know Major Tom's a junkie,
Strung out on heaven's high,
Hitting an all time low...

Fortunately, Kaz's Aasimar heritage protected him from the acid while he pummeled the ooze with his bare hands! The others warily attacked, being careful not to get too much acid on their weapons. Overall, we handled the situation much better than our effort to burn the scum!

After a quick search of the pool, when went into the next room, which appeared to be a change room. It was also infested with bat guano, but I suppose that the bats were not present because it was still daytime. In a washbasin, we discover two giant amoebas! The mindless creatures lurched forward to feed on us. Unfortunately for them, I was just warming up:

Sailors fighting in the dance hall,
Oh man! Look at those cavemen go,
It's the freakiest show,
Take a look at the Lawman,
Beating up the wrong guy,
Oh man! Wonder if he'll ever know,
He's in the best selling show,
Is there life on Mars?

The battle was fairly quick, and the Spiders made short work of the amoebas. Mindless creatures rarely ever have treasure, but we managed to find an old silver bracelet in the basin where the amoebas were. At this point we had to backtrack, and go down a different passage. It seemed as though the passage was damaged a bit, and seemed to lead to a chamber that sloped down toward a pool. In the pool were two rather large spiders that were eating a dolphin. Our front line decided to spread out, and draw the vermin to us. I positioned myself so the Spiders could see our banner, and sang:

Time and again I tell myself,
I'll stay clean tonight,
But the little green wheels are following me,
Oh, no, not again,

I'm stuck with a valuable friend,
"I'm happy. Hope you're happy, too."
One flash of light,
But no smoking pistol...

The large spiders were resilient, but did not pose much of a threat. Again, the Spiders From Mars were victorious. We examined the pool, and it seemed like it led out into the bay. We could theoretically swim out from there, but since few of us were good swimmers, it would be unlikely. So we backtracked again. All we had left was a stairway heading down. (Stairway to hell?) As we descended, Boris discovered a secret door on the stairway. I couldn't help but think:

When she gets there she knows, if the stores are all closed,
With a word she can get what she came for.

The party went down the passage behind the secret door. After a stretch of hallway, there was a chamber that had an open section that led into a pool, some ten feet below. In the middle of the pool was a pillar, and someone had lain a plank from the edge of the room to it. On the pillar was a bucket.

Kaz nimbly crossed the plank over to the pillar, noting that the plank seemed partially rotten. Pig tossed him over a rope, and Kaz wrapped it around his waist a few times. Inside the bucket were several dead bats – not exactly fresh, but recent enough to suggest that someone must be using this chamber from time to time.

Kaz took a bat, and went to return back to us. As we expected, the plank broke. Pig seemed to be caught off guard, and almost let Kaz fall into the water. Fortunately, he was able to re-grab the rope. With Kaz safely on the edge of the pool, he dropped the dead bat into the water. Moments later, a really large black widow spider appeared, with a couple of smaller cohort-like spiders. A battle ensued, and I sang:

Making love with his ego,
Ziggy sucked up into his mind,
Like a leper Messiah,
When the kids had killed the man I had to break up the band!

The black widow proved to be quite potent, and did not die easily. I actually ran out of performance, and had to switch to a less inspiring song:

Somebody please tell me that I'm dreaming,
It's not easy to stop from screaming,
But words escape me when I try to speak,
Tears they flow but why am I crying?
After all I am not afraid of dying,
Don't I believe that there never is an end?

We were able to defeat the monstrous vermin with few minor injuries. At this point we discussed possibly heading back to Magimar.
Session: Game Session 8 - Friday, Apr 21 2017 from 6:30 PM to 11:00 PM
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