Raglan’s Journal 28

As we slept, recovering from our attack on the Mage College, I was awakened by a rumbling in the earth. I hurried to the nearest tower and looked North to see lights streaking down upon the mountains to the North. Each time a light struck, an explosion would rock the land. Unsettling though this was, I saw no need to awaken the others and rush to the Northern coast to investigate immediately. I returned to bed.

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Haven: Geam’s Seal

On September 7th, still not content with the damage they’ve done to the Ar-a-mach, Rovert intends to strike another blow by seeking the seal key their notes indicate they are closest to finding. With Randall having disappeared and Conan shut in to recover from sun exposure during their last mission, he grabs a new arrival and they set out to speak to Dargos on the backs of great skeletal wolves.

  • Rovert (TrS): Level 11 Human Necromancer
    • Two Elf Eater Skeletons
    • Drej, Level 5 pseudodragon familiar
  • Malcom (HuS): Level 1 Human Cleric of the Empty Tomb
    • Tom

In the afternoon of the 8th, they arrive in Slighe Domhainn where the people are used to seeing Rovert arrive on a skeletal wolf by now. They arrive at Dargos’ palace and wait a little while for him to become available. He is quickly able to tell them a few routes to the mountain they seek, suggesting that the shortest, but not safest, is to go East, passing near the castle they previously took from a dragon for him. He also warns them that the area near Stalla Airgid, the capital, is teeming with Ar-a-mach activity, as if someone kicked over their ant hill. They inform him they are seeking the key to Geam’s seal and he tells them she did rule in that area but that he hadn’t heard of any Ar-a-mach activity there. They agree to check on his castle under repair and join him for dinner and the night.

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Biweekly Item-Prismatic Stone

Wondrous Item, common
These marble-sized stones come a variety of colors that determine their effect when a target is hit with one. While they sometimes come in a complete set of the rainbow, they can also be rolled on a d8 per stone. A stone can be slung with a sling or thrown with a range of 60 feet. Effects by color:

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Lost Monastery-Alvin Letter 4

IMG_20190907_214241Avery,

It makes my heart glad to know you have received your commission, a midshipman already! You always were bright and bold! If you know when you will have leave, send me word and I can meet you to celebrate your accomplishment. Continue reading

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Pokemon 5e: Catching the Electrike

309The group of Lana Town trainers having spent the night with the fire trainer and rancher, Vince, now face an angry Electrike after having caught three of its Mareep. Pavrick immediately hypnotizes it to sleep and they do a little damage before it awakes. Iaacog throws a pokeball, but the Electrike escapes. Pavrick also throws a pokeball and captures the Electrike.

Pavrick trades his newly captured Electrike for Vince’s Growlithe, giving him a Pokemon capable of herding the Mareep back to his town. They spend the rest of the night together before heading out, continuing South toward the Copper Mines and Sessuh.

This campaign (using the Pokemon 5e rules by Joe The DM) is going to be something like a once a month thing. My daughters are helping me DM it as an alternative to Hero Kids. They and I control Banana, my wife’s character is Jessa Bell, Uncle N is playing Pavrick, Uncle A is playing Iaacog, and Aunt A is playing Tracy.

This session was cut short, but perhaps for the best. We hadn’t played in a while and I wasn’t in a good state of mind after a grueling hike.

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Primordial Frontier S15: In Rathdar’s Pad

After hearing Tiernan’s story in the Winged Anchor, the party consults with the officers of the Yuletide and their global navigational information to find a convenient path to the Eastern continent where they believe Lamila’s ask will be found, the last place she was known to be before travelling to the future.

  • Rathdar (ByW): Level 6 Human Vampire (23) Cleric of Vardor
  • Bilbil (RiH): Level 6/5/1 Harpy (16) Thief/Alchemist/Technician
  • Amhran (BiW): Level 6 Fey “Pucca” (10) Cleric of Emedia
    • Clarence: Level 11 Four-armed Skeleton Gunner with Revolvers

They determine that New Gollant, a flying city their two Clerics want to visit anyway, will soon be passing over that continent. They work out a course to intercept New Gollant by riding Devil’s Gate until it comes within a couple hours for a ferry (few ships are now traversing the world with the threat of constant raids from alien ships). The Yuletide is going to Devil’s Gate anyway to arrange a job and offers to take them.

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Haven: Under Silver Hall

On August 31st, moving urgently before the Ar-a-mach can be alerted to the loss of the Cria Basin outpost, Citadel House Adventurers set out toward Stalla Airgid, the gnomish capitol, to act on intelligence that the keys to the seals they have obtained are hidden under the Silver Hall palace at the center of the city.

  • Rovert (TrS): Level 11 Human Necromancer
    • Two Elf Eater Skeletons
    • Drej, Level 5 pseudodragon familiar
  • Conan (MiM): Level 7 Elf Vampire Magic-user (Fire)
    • Scar, Level 6 hawk familiar
  • Randall (HuS): Level 6 Human Druid
    • Oliver, Level 6 fox animal companion

Rovert and Conan ride Rovert’s skeletal wolves, still using the saddles the orcs had on them. Randall rides an elk he has convinced to take him to the mountains and back in exchange for quality food and protection. With their mounts and fair weather, they arrive in Stalla Airgid Tuesday at dusk and take a room together at the classiest inn in the city, the Silver Bole, about 100 yards from Silver Hall, their room overlooking the old palace.

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Biweekly Monster-Mirror Knight

MirrorKnight

Looking Glass Knight, Dark Souls 2

Mirror knights are usually created not soley for their power over the mirror to which they are bound, but in order to guard mirrors that already have other powers. The binding is easier when there already magic in the mirror, and the knight is too expensive to create with some great purpose.

Masters of Another World. The mirror knight can use its mirror for its own magic beyond the magic of the mirror itself. It commands a shadow realm to which the mirror can be a window where it can trap foes or from which it can summon shadow beings of those previously trapped. Creatures captured in this realm can see previously captured creatures transformed into shadow beings, waiting to be summoned.

Mirror Union. A mirror knight necessarily bears a resemblance to the mirror with which it is bound. It is made mostly if the same material as the frame.

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Raglan’s Journal 27

Sigfried rushed into the room, laying hands upon the Androsphinx and cleansing it of Tiamat’s possession. While I rushed the House Grey noble commanding the Sphinx, the sphinx banished him, instructing us that he needed to withdraw before the noble reappeared and we would have to handle him. His amulet to control the sphinx was too powerful to overcome by Sigfried’s cleansing touch alone.

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Haven: The Singing Basin

On August 24th, Year 5, rumors of phantom singing up near Cria Basin prompt another visit to the place where Bart the Soon-to-be-Bard died. Randall, the one who was with him and retrieved his body, leads the way:

  • Randall (HuS): Level 6 Human Druid
  • Rowan (MiM): Level 4 Elf Magic-user (Life and Death)
  • Ragnvaldr (TrS): Level 3 Human Fighter
  • Stephen (EnS): Level 2 Human Thief

With fair weather, a good road, and well-walked wilderness between them and Rathad Oidhche, they make good time, starting up the mountain road in the late afternoon and arriving at the tree Randall chose for Bart’s headstone near sundown. They had expected the tree to be the source of the faint, sad song they hear, but the song still seems all around them. Randall recognizes that the tree has changed in the year since he last saw it, having grown quickly and its leaves now shaped like tear drops.

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