"SHANNON! CHECK ON SALLY." MAX S. grumbled, carefully dancing around another hammer stroke. It was unexpectedly difficult to take the monster man down. Despite his obvious stupidity and clumsy manners, he was amazing with that hammer of his. A swift uppercut missing it's target would smoothly transition into a backwards dodge, leaving no room for counterattack. The only time for a real punishing counter came when the brute would lose focus at the end of a pattern of attacks, as if struggling to remember what came next. His companion, the goblin, actually made the fight easier by acting as a distraction. Ducking slightly back and hitting the hammer at the same time, MAX S. let is pass straight by his face. Hooking one of the spikes of his mace around the handle of the hammer, the iron golem pulled himself up at the same time bashing forward with his shield. "GOTCHA." The half-ogre howled as his heavily damaged face met hard steel once again. With the hammer effectively pinned between the shield and the half-ogre's body, the edge of the shield rammed down on the foot of the monster man. MAX S. heard something pop. Left unbalanced with the loss of his foot, a single shove sent the half-ogre tumbling onto his back, smashing through the kitchen wall. "TIME TO FINISH THIS." MAX S. didn't plan to give it or it's 'rider' the luxury of getting up out of that mess. A stomp ended the squealing goblin that had become stuck between the ground and the back of the ogre. Amazingly the half-ogre still had the presence of mind to grab MAX S. by the ankle when he tried to repeat the execution. Floundering, MAX S. fell forwards. A resounding crash demolished what was left of the sink. Kicking 'down' with the other foot MAX S. forced the thing to let go, and he quickly got to his feet. The mace rose up, breaking through the ceiling before plummeting down and ending the fight permanently. "REST IN PIECES SCUM." MAX S. spat. Looking up he vaguely wondered how the rescue went. There was no way the wooden stairs would hold his weight, so he couldn't go up. Well, he still could do other things. ---- Outside Shannon began to panic a bit. A bit of creative use of her flames had prevented Sally from bleeding out instantly, but she needed help, stat. MAX S. arrived just in time. Wasting no time the fairy explained the situation. "You gotta hurry! I patched her up best I could, but she needs to see Eric, now!" Shannon finished. "WHAT ABOUT YOU?" MAX S. asked, picking up Sally bridal style. "Im still okay, I'll go help Kara and the others, now go!" she ushered him on. The iron golem sped off, while the fairy took a deep breath and flew upstairs through the ruined stairwell, hoping to catch the people there unawares by taking the gassed route. On the upper floor she ran smack dab into two goblins busy coughing their lungs out. Concentrating on the floor beneath them, Shannon used her earth element to simply will away the support beams, weakening them to the point where they couldn't hold up even the tiny weight of the goblins anymore, and with a satisfying crash they fell right back into the poison cloud.