A 2nd Edition Gamma World Tale
Cast of Characters:
Wyke, Pure Strain Human (Chris)
Abrum, Pure Strain Human (Wendel) (Away)
Kamanda Koroma, Mutated Humanoid (Steve)
Avagadro, Mutated Animal – Mole (Ed)
Wyke’s injuries are being tended too by Helen Oneohone, while Kamanda continues to ask her questions much like a child would an adult.
“What is this place called?” Kamanda asks.
“Norad” Helen Oneohone answers.
“Why?” Kamanda questions.
“Because that’s it name,” she replies.
“Why?” Kamanda repeats. “What is Norad?”
“It stands for North American Air Defense Command…” she explains.
The questions continue and during this process they learned that she has been waiting for another one to relieve her. She’s been doing this for 138 cycles around the sun. She’s been treating the injured and the sick until her replacement comes in. They also learn that General Graham “Candy” Caine is in charge of this post and is his office is located on Level 3. That several animals have been running loose throughout the complex, and there are some very sick military men that will not seek medical help due to the severity of their illness.
Avagadro is standing by the door and not entering the room but every now and then he puts his foot in the room and takes it out again whenever Helen is not looking. But, the floor itself lights up in the area that he is in which draws her attention. Abrum on the other hand is looking about the room, searching for items the party can use or take back with them to trade and barter with.
With his injuries tended too, Wyke asks Helen if they can take those “healing sticks” which she has stored in the counter. She tells him to take the rest as she is still waiting for supplies and that only a handful of those “hypodermic sprays” are all that’s left from 200 that where in there. Wyke is by the counter and opens it up, his elbow brushing up against the wall and accidentally hits a panel, a beam of light is in the room and Abrum is caught in it. He disappears right before the eyes of Abrum and Kamanda. Wyke turns around after hearing the others gasp in shock.
Abrum is no where to be seen. Since Helen was assisting Wyke with the “healing sticks” she doesn’t know where Abrum had disappeared off too. He could of been taken to Eye See You due to his condition?
The party decides to explore more and maybe, just maybe they can find where Abrum had disappeared off too. Wyke asks Helen Oneohone to join them, and she says she will as soon as her replacement or someone with a high ranking will relieve her. Til now she is staying at her post.
They open the door and hear no more clanking sound and look down the hallway and continue west down the corridor and up to a t section. There is a door to the left of them, a door straight ahead and a hallway that opens up to a room to the north of them. Wyke using his silver disk uses it to see around the corner and it indeed opens up into a room, but to his dismay there is a huge pile of bones in one section.
Avagadro hear about a pile of bones scampers into the room, he picks up a bone and begins chewing on it and glances around the room and notices a potted plant in the corner and he scampers away in a huge hurry back to the party. He does this since the last potted plant he ran into tried to eat him.
Kamanda steps forward and using his mutation starts fire to the potted plant and it only goes up in flames. They are planning on going up when Wyke suggest that they should check the door to the south and see if there is anything in the room. He doesn’t want anyone to come up from behind them while they are looking, and besides he doesn’t want to leave no stone unturned.
Kamanda activates the door with his key card and it slides open reviling a storage room, with crates as well as a dead mechanical spider in the room. The crates and boxes have been opened and ransack and it doesn’t look like much but one crate is there with picture of a big and it intrigues them. Wyke thinking something strange, Avagadro thinking something for his tummy since he is constantly fighting hunger pains. Both go over to investigate it. Kamanda notices that the door is ajar to the adjoining room and beers inside and spots a Badder! He is about to shout out a warning when suddenly a grenade rolls into the room.
Quick thinking on Kamanda part he throws up a shield around the “egg” as Wyke and Avagadro dive for cover and contains the explosion. Then another Badder, the one who tossed the grenade, steps out of the shadows and a battle is initiated.
Komanda being the mutant unleashes a wave of attacks with sword swings and using his mutations which the Badder shrugs off one but not another. But, due to his heightened precision he knows just where to hit and cause extra amount of damage, slicing and dicing the Badder. In the process Wyke fires off his slug thrower and hits one of the badders between the eyes!
Avagadro is pretty damn furious since he was expecting to be eating some delicious swine but instead he’s fighting off some stupid badger-like humanoids that interrupted his meal and he unleashing full fury with teeth and claws on one of them. The other Badder falls down to the ground, and Avagadro sinks his teeth into it and begins tearing it apart.
Kamanda sets up a force field at the door, since they are going to spend time here and searching both rooms thoroughly. First of all Wyke and Avagadro investigate the pig crate while Kamanda searches the other room, gathering up papers on the floor and noticing a coffee mug with silver liquid in it. He pours the liquid into a wine skin to take for later inspection.
Both Avagadro and Wyke open up the pig crate to find a huge weapon in it, much to the disappointment of our hungry warriors but they decide to see what it can do. They spend a few hours here; with Wyke fascinated with this huge slug thrower and Avagadro and Wyke exploring the other crates and discovering a few things in the process:
a leather whip, a broken hilt of a sword, 12 glowing cubes, and a silver disc with a few buttons on it.
Wyke accidently fires off a burst from the M-60 which shoots up the room and nearly hitting a fleeing Avagadro with the bullets impacting the ground where he stood and fled from by mere millimeters. It’s a good thing that he can scamper quickly!
Wyke apologizes, and Avagadro about to say something when he senses a lot of hate coming from somewhere and he informs the rest of the party. Our heroes decide to spend a little more time to learn what they can learn from these new items they have discovered before they move on.