Friday, March 23, 2012

Code Red ...

     Bob was running full speed up the 4 flights of stairs from the security office to the ER.  It was amazing how adrenaline would push anyone farther and faster.  Bob was past his prime as far as fitness goes.  He turned the corner into the ER with a purpose as the the staff wondered what the rush was.

     Bob was about to have a heart attack and bent over to catch his breath.  One of the RNs came running over and helped him to a chair.  "What's wrong Bob? What the heck are you killing yourself over?"

     Bob looked up and said "Where is the off-duty officer? The morgue has something bad going down."

     The off-duty officer walked over to Bob and glanced down.  It was not like Bob to get overly excited.  "What's going on Bob? Why the rush up here?"

     Bob took a deep breath and shot off the phone conversation he had with Nathan.  The off-duty officer looked around and saw the nursing staff huddled around listening to the story.  He glanced over to the unit secretary. "Mary, call the off-duty sergeant and advise him I want him to come out here so I can tell him what's going on.  Meanwhile I am gonna go with Bob and check on Nathan.  I know how his coffee gets the best of him at times."  The sly comment caused some to chuckle and others to smirk.  A little humor goes a long way.

      Bob let the officer walk ahead of him as they walked fast in the direction of the morgue.  Bob was unarmed and only had a small Motorola radio so he felt more comfortable with the police officer in front of him.  The elevators were a tad slower than taking the stairs.  The off-duty officer felt Bob needed a couple of minutes to recover from his earlier sprint.

  • Off-Duty Police Officer - Lazy
  • Attributes - Agility d6, Smarts d4, Spirit d5, Strength d7, Vigor d5
  • Skills - Fighting d6, Guts d6, Notice d6, Shooting d6, Stealth d4
  • Pace: 6"
  • Parry: 5
  • Toughness: 5

     The elevator doors opened to the hallway of the morgue.  The off-duty officer stepped out and stood for a second to listen and gain any knowledge of the situation.
  • Notice Roll - Rolled a 1, needed a 4 - Failed
     The officer moved forward noticing nothing suspicious.  Bob stepped out from behind the off-duty officer and turned down the volume on his radio.
  • Security Officer Bob - Gung ho 
  • Attributes - Agility d4, Smarts d6, Spirit d6, Strength d4, Vigor d5
  • Skills - Fighting d5, Guts d6, Notice d6, Stealth d5
  • Pace: 6"
  • Parry: 5
  • Toughness: 5
     Bob listened for anything that would possibly hint towards trouble.
  • Notice Roll - Rolled a 6, needed a 4 - Passed
     Bob noticed a low moan coming from behind the doors leading to the morgue vaults.  To Bob's right was the morgue office door with the lights off.  That was odd since Nathan should be down here.  "Nathan should be down here. His office is to the right." Bob whispered.  The two moved to the office door.  The officer drew his weapon and flashlight.  Bob opened the door ever so slightly.