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977294 No. 977294 ID: ca2950

A figure is spit onto an uncharted shore by a tumultuous sea. Set free from bonds of iron, only to be chained by something less tangible.

"Oh, bloody fuckin' hell! I can't believe I'm still alive. The gods themselves can't finish me off!"
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No. 977583 ID: ca2950
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977583

>climb a hill or a vantage point where you can get a good look at most of the island

A quick assessment of the area reveals that the forest stretches off into the north and east with a bay or lake in between. The path to the north is flat and stretches off quite a way. The east path is very hilly and Sky can't see far.
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No. 977584 ID: ca2950
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After spending the better part of the day piling up branches to create a makeshift shelter in the undergrowth, Sky tries to build a fire, but fails. Using kindling that's soaking wet from gale force storms is a hindrance, and there is apparently more technique to it than just rubbing sticks together.
Getting properly dry is going to require patience.

>search for food

Sky begins to hunger after shuffling around in the woods and has to consider options;

A)Forage for plantlife
B)Try to catch fish
C)Eat crappy bread
D)Something else

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No. 977585 ID: d8a7af

>>977583
The hills gives you field of vision, but the forests may have more resources. The lake or river gives you a water source.
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No. 977586 ID: b1b4f3

>>977584
You need fire to eat fish properly, so try foraging.

Also put some branches somewhere they can dry off.
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No. 977587 ID: d8a7af

Do you know how to recognize edible wild fruits?
Might as well try and risk A.
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No. 977588 ID: 0fae41

Go foraging for sandwich ingredients. Make a pointy stick first. For foraging, of course.
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No. 977591 ID: 8ac9ea

>>977584
>no fire
Oh yeah everything is wet, right.
See if you can find a decent-sized flatish rock to put the firewood on to dry in the sun, as well as some grass. Also yeah rubbing sticks together sucks, but maybe if you find some flint you can use it with that manacle there to produce sparks.
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No. 977593 ID: 4f8c76

I wonder if the kindling will dry enough after we finish hunting for fish. I'd rather not risk eating something poisonous and just go fishing and wait paitently for the stuff to dry. Gotta have patience. I choose B
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No. 977595 ID: 1be69f

>>977593
Bold of you to assume the fish won't be poisonous/venomous/hazardous.
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No. 977596 ID: 4e224e

>>977584
See if you can find a fresh water source.
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No. 977610 ID: 4286b4

A) Find some juicy fruit that's totally not a tentacle trap.
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No. 977614 ID: 2aa5f0

C)Eat crappy bread
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No. 977618 ID: ce39da

C: You are in possession of perishable victuals. Eat 'em.
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No. 977819 ID: ca2950
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977819

The sun continues to sink as Sky tries to find any fruits or vegetables lying around in the forest. After searching to no avail for some time, she stumbles across a very large spider in the underbrush.

Its nutritional value is questionable.
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No. 977820 ID: d909cb

Play dead. I'm sure it will leave you alone.
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No. 977821 ID: a27af2

Throw your shirt and/or pants over its head to blind it, then strike it down.
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No. 977823 ID: b1b4f3

>>977819
I think at this point you should run away.
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No. 977825 ID: 094652

Attempt to make friends with spider
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No. 977827 ID: ba659f

Leave it alone, it might not even be agresive.
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No. 977843 ID: 6e6f32

You realize it's insides are literally all slime, right?
You won't be able stomach it without fire to cook it.
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No. 977847 ID: 2aa5f0

haha, no.

You ain't desperate enough yet to fight a giant spider while naked with only a stick just so you MIGHT be able to eat it. You got bread back at camp and as crappy as it is it well probably still be better then raw spider guts.
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No. 977882 ID: ca2950
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977882

Sky backs away slowly and sneaks away from the giant monster arachnid, slipping back to her shelter to chew on hard, flavorless bread.

While carefully avoiding breaking a tooth, she thinks on how the landscape is laid out and whether she should move somewhere else.

A}Move North
B}Move East
C}Give up and start trying to build a permanent settlement thirty feet from shore
D}Something else

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No. 977883 ID: d909cb

Where on the map are we?

A) Move North
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No. 977884 ID: 12b116

>>977882
Move east, closer to the presumably fresh water source. Maybe you can find some flint in the hilly area.
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No. 977895 ID: ba659f

Hmmm, if the East has drinking water, let's go there.
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No. 977898 ID: d909cb

Actually, east sounds better. Or north-east. Gotta check if the water on the other side is salty or not. Then you could soften the bread with it heh.
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No. 977900 ID: b1b4f3

>>977882
Where is the river? Just head upriver, wherever that is.
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No. 977908 ID: e51896

East for fresh water.
Hopefully, the firewood isn't wet anymore and we can heat the water to keep from getting sick.
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No. 977913 ID: 2aa5f0

probably best to move closer to the fresh water source. also try to stick close to that river you saw when you ran ashore as running water tends to be safer to drink.
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No. 977914 ID: 6e6f32

>>977900
This. This right here. It will lead to higher ground, and cleaner water.
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No. 977919 ID: e51896

>>977914
Changing my vote to this
but still bring the firewood and check if it is dry enough yet.
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No. 977945 ID: a6e54f

>>977882
The jungle is full of nasty creepy crawlies, best bet is to set up shop right on the beach.
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No. 977947 ID: 0fae41

Go east, follow the shore and see if you find more land or more ocean.
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No. 977953 ID: ca2950
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977953

Packing up her bread and stick, Sky heads east along the river into the hills. After getting a little roughed up from traveling through the rough terrain, she emerges from the woods late the next day onto a rolling plain. The land starts to become mountainous nearby, the hills transitioning into rocky peaks further on.

Darkness is beginning to fall. Sky tries hitting rocks on her manacle to make sparks, but none of them seem to be the right kind.
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No. 977954 ID: 4c58a6

See if any of those three caves are unoccupied and sleep for the night in one if you get lucky. Also be ready to flee from bears, bats, cave oozes, etc.
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No. 977955 ID: d909cb

Check out those caves. Avoid those that go deeper in, since you can't tell if they're safe.
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No. 977956 ID: 2aa5f0

go to skull mountain and see if that would be a good spot to set up a base.
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No. 977960 ID: ba659f

>>977954
Yee.
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No. 978024 ID: ca2950
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978024

After a bit of a hike downstream, Sky reaches the foothills and finds a large mouthed cave that isn't excessively sheltered, but is open enough to allow light in, unlike the other caves that honeycomb the mountain nearby.

She still can't find any rocks that make sparks.

Sky has time to do one thing before it gets dark;

A)Try to find flint to start a fire
B)Try to start a fire by rubbing sticks together
C)Gather up leaves and sticks to sleep in under the assumption that fire building will inevitably fail
D)Something else

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No. 978025 ID: 094652

C) Leaves will guarantee heat, rocks won't. Besides, you can use them as kindling when they dry up.
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No. 978027 ID: b1b4f3

>>978024
A. Because it's portable, whereas the other options aren't really. Also you need flint to make tools.
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No. 978028 ID: d909cb

D) Inspect your breasts
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No. 978030 ID: 0fae41

C) Sticks and leaves. The pile will slowly give off heat and works as camo from predators.
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No. 978033 ID: f9c7fc

Option B.

Put in that elbow grease!
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No. 978051 ID: c57263

B. Make a fire plough. That is probably the easiest way (relatively speaking).

>>978027
We can make stone tools out of other types of stone. Coarse grained stone can be ground into the shape we want and other fine grained stones can be knapped just like flint.
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No. 978057 ID: f8fa51

C: You can try to make fire when failing isn't going to result in freezing to death.
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No. 978062 ID: 2aa5f0

A)Try to find flint to start a fire
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No. 978063 ID: 6e6f32

C.
I mean. We need those in the first place if were gonna make any respectable fire. Really if you've never done it before, you should spend a large portion of the day on it.
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No. 978083 ID: ce39da

C: Much of what goes into a decent fire is the fuel, anyway; keep an eye out for dry shrubbery in particular.
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No. 978711 ID: f2320a

>>978024
C retaining heat is important
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