…the duck was most grateful
Dog Con 7
Day 6: In which we proceed north at a rapid pace, certain dogs and cats wage war on squirrels, we eat great burgers and have another fun game night.
We had an interesting and fun day today. The bus was going along at about 150 mph (with stealth tech switched on full blast and antigrav lift engaged so we were about 24 feet above the road) and those of us inside enjoys the Slide Room, Shoe Room, Gym and reading in the Greenhouse. Much talking and petting of dogs 7 cats as done and we had delicious salads for lunch.
(Daisy: The humans had salads. We all had beef stew.)
(Sadie: And plenty of it!)
Speaking of those dogs & cats, they once again got into a bunch of trouble. See, the antigrav units get hot after a couple of hours, so we have to stop to let them cool. That takes about an hour. We had stopped in the rather large town of Queenville, thinking to get some fresh air and walk the critters. There is a nice big park smack in the center of town, so we headed in. Being a fenced park, we only had to station guards at the three entrances, then let our furry pals off their leashes.
For a couple of minutes, it was OK. Then the squirrels up in the trees started chucking pine cones down on them.
(Flash: Damned little tree rats hit me on the tail!)
(Sasha: I caught one in the ribs!)
(Jazz: And they were sticky with pitch!)
No doubt the squirrels thought they were safe, but they had not reckoned with Lulu & Sasha. Using, respectively, adamantium claws and 6 foot long tentacles, those two girls were up in the trees so fast the squirrels didn’t know what hit ’em. In seconds, it was raining squirrels down toward the waiting dogs & cats.
(Daisy: It was SO cool! Sasha was whipping through those trees like some giant spider!)
(Roxy: Lulu just ran right up that tree! Squirrels were diving out of her way.)
(Silky: They were scaring the poop outta those squirrels!)
(Leon: I got a squirrel by the tail and then we got to fighting!)
(Flash: Man, I was pimpslapping me some squirrels around!)
(Jazz: I rubbed pitch all over one. Quid pro quo, bitch!)
(Sadie: I showed those little gits some Dog Fu.)
Eventually, the fighting stopped as the squirrels all fled the park. We brought the critters back onto the bus and then drove away before the stunned locals could call the cops.
(Sasha: Not the first time we’ve done that.)
The rest of the day was pretty chill and when we stopped for the night in the Yukon Territory, we had Docburgers. Brian asked if there would be bacon on them and I told him “on them, under them and IN them”. He nearly wept with joy.
The burgers were a mix of ground beef and ground goat with cooked bacon added to the mix. There were 16 kinds of cheese available, plus all the standard veggie toppings. We also had fries and onion rings. Everyone, including the critters, had a full tummy by the time dinner was over.
For game night, we ran Basic D&D games. Spike, Brian and I GMed for the women & critters. Three groups in three parts of the game room playing the exact same adventure, “Lost Dungeon of the Golden Idol”. All three groups made it in and out, but all three also suffered some losses.
(Sadie: Miranda & I got killed by a mummy.)
(Leon: I bought the farm when I tripped a poison dart trap.)
(Silky: Mom & I fell into the acid lake.)
(Lulu: I was polymorphed into a cockroach.)
(Sasha: That’s because you just HAD to drink that friggin’ potion!)
Now, the games are done and pretty much everyone is sacked out. Tomorrow: ALASKA!
Destination Sign when we started: The House On Haunted Hill
Destination Sign when we stopped: Village Of Hommlet
Music: Klingon Jazz