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Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: Get Um Geared Up........

I'd think we should offer up the items left in the bag of holding in game, that will make sence in the story. They can pick and then write what was chosen to match what Tann offered. Either Ulthok or Magget could speak up and make the offer, even Cor as a gesture to get more armed combatents to go after the giants. Ulthok might have some clothing the size to fit Valene. I'll check my character sheet. Although he isn't used to "dressing" females.

Posted on 2012-04-28 at 20:20:19.

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: Act II.................

Oh just going ahead and write blindly, that's what I do. Sort of like the in the movie where the guy rips off the rear view mirror and says what's behind doesn't matter, .


Oh, I see you did, .

I'll get a little bit up tonight, got go dig the garden now.
Ulthok will appear close behind Sirene and introduce himself. Not sure if he'll follow Cor, but the Cleric may need a little magic backup.

Posted on 2012-04-28 at 15:53:19.
Edited on 2012-04-28 at 15:59:28 by Odyson

Topic: Rokash Adventure Q&A
Subject: Post Up.............

Ok, so here we go.........
Got a post up and now let's see where it goes.......

Posted on 2012-04-28 at 02:27:59.

Topic: Trail of the Rokash
Subject: The First....................

The party rode on in relative silence. The Khord that had talked with such bravado while nursing his tankard was now riding passively. The mage that had challenged him held her tongue. The air was filled with distrust. There was nothing that these had in common, they weren’t even from Drannon, why would the care, why hadn’t the towns people come out to protect a countryman. The idealistic young man felt he was understanding more why he had been sent. Could he use this group to help his mission?

After about an hour they approached the wagon Tal had left. There were several men rummaging through it. The men saw them and one called out, “Hold there! We found this first so this here is ours.”

Straightening in his saddle Roger placed a cold stare on the man, placing as much authority as he could in his voice he addressed the scavengers. “You may have found it, but it was never lost. This is sole possessions of a man who’s daughter was stolen by the Rokash. We have come looking for clues to aid us in our hunt for the girl. I would hope that the men of Drannon would remember their honor and not steal from the unfortunate.” Placing his hand on his sword he continued, “ In the name of the Emperor stand aside and let look for clues.”

Posted on 2012-04-28 at 02:19:01.

Topic: The Trilogy War
Subject: Fly Now, Live Now........................

Sirene conveyed the scene of an undulating landscape, a vast expanse of crawling slimy gray flash eating slugs. Fighting through that throng would be a challenge and the small mage was glad he’d prepare an array attack spells. Ulthok was armed with Fire and Ice. Freezing and frying would be how he’d help cut a path , but with so many seeming mindless predators would they be over whelmed by the sheer numbers.

It was time they had to move, prepared to swing open the temple doors the party called to the Valar that it time for her make her run, setting events in motion. Even as Althena took her first step on to the stairs the massive building started to tremble and quake. A great rumbling and cracking sound from every corner rang out as the destruction spell Althena’s father had placed upon the temple raced through its walls. The rapid destruction surprised the party as great chunks fell about them. The assailing debris now hampered Althana run . When Sirene turn back to help, Ulthok would let her go alone. Seeing the enchantress changing form into a great bird the mage knew flight would be their best option to gather up the Valar and escape. As Sirene took to the air a small feather landed at Ulthoks feet, picking it up he smiled and cast Fly upon himself and followed the Elven maiden up off the floor. Ulthok was exhilarated by ease and grace of eagle and followed form as he kept close. This time his hunch proved better, he was there to help when a falling bolder struck Sirene and cause her to falter.

Once more in control the mighty eagle was able to snatch up Althena an speed its way to the temple doors where now a rest of the party was mounting a massive Red Dragon that burst open the doors to achieve their exit. Flying under Althena Ulthok supported her as climbed to the back of the eagle and there took a secure hold. The three swooped out the door and up into the air as the temple behind them imploded into a massive creator.

The party now flow over the ravenous slugs that were dying in droves as the earth rented itself, caverns opening and the slug fell into the holes to be crushed by the shifting earth and stone. Ulthok concentrated on his flight as the glided over the forest, the small canyon and onto the ledge they had used for rest just days before. The Fly spell is a wondrous thing but Ulthok knew the danger lay in the time it would stay with him, it never acted the same way twice in a row.

They were safe or at least they were away from temple. Landing the party regroup and Ulthok lead them back into the tunnels from where they had come. A ways in they found the original path blocked; stone loosened the quake had cover it. But a fissure in the wall had opened not far from the collapse. The party had little choice so passed through into a new tunnel.

An uneventful yet tiring trek lead them to a large chamber where Cor deemed it was a proper place to stop and rest. The party took the Cleric direction, sitting about and engaging in idle conversation. After a time Maggot screwed up his face and said to Ulthok,"I since a smell of cooked meat and someone else not of us. Kinda like somethings but yet unlike anything." Then Sirene stood, “There are some people heading towards us,” she added soberly after Maggot had spoken. “Niamedris senses three people. He thinks they aren’t evil, but…” Sirène left the rest unspoken. They had all been fooled by Alasdair. “I’ll go ahead and check.” Paceing off to the darkness Sirene faded from view as she cast invisibility on herself.

Heaving a sign Ulthok looked off in the direction of the beautiful enchantress, “Oh there she goes again, last time we had intruders and I followed her I ended up like boiled soup. Oh well at least this time I can walk.” With that the mage stood following the direction the Elf had taken; winked a bit of will into his and vanished too.

Posted on 2012-04-27 at 03:33:29.
Edited on 2012-04-27 at 03:35:50 by Odyson

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: My bad................

Oops, I thought I was in Q&A.

Thank you for posting..........
I'm Sirene set the stage and Ulthok will act now.

I had thought of casting 10" radius invisiblity. But it won't be need now.

Posted on 2012-04-27 at 01:16:18.

Topic: Rokash Adventure Q&A
Subject: Sorry..................

Ooops, my bad, you're right about the spell progression.

What can we do to neutralize the bowman?

If all of our archers draw on their archer then we can tell them all to lower their weapons.

I still think the threat and bribe might work.

Posted on 2012-04-26 at 01:56:30.

Topic: Happy April 23rd
Subject: They are so cute when they young.............

Okie Dokie Loki, you have a great time.

Here's a Bitterleaf Rootbeer for you.

Posted on 2012-04-25 at 02:33:09.

Topic: Happy Birthday, Celeste!
Subject: Celibrate.....

We now that partying the is over I'd be glad to help out and press your birthday suit!!!!!!!!

Just trying to be helpful..........

Posted on 2012-04-25 at 02:28:50.

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: Vote?

Well the way I read it I'd say they stack.

Anyone want to go the DragonChat and roll for it?
Each roll a D20 and highest roll wins.

Posted on 2012-04-25 at 01:49:40.

Topic: Rokash Adventure Q&A
Subject: Loot?

Well don't know that they don't have horses. how are they going to haul off the loot?

Posted on 2012-04-24 at 01:36:11.

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: At least I know Ulthok is pretty good at flying............

Allllllllllllllllllrighty then....... We moved that along!!!

Wow now we get fight Giants, at least Ulthok gets boneses gainst large, .

Well the new kids had better be careful, our group is a little jumpy with things coming out of the dark!

Anyone got any wards ready? I know I'd set most my spells feeling we had longer fight to get where we are.

Tann, would you open to some spell changes? I'm not sure if I would but I felt we would be battling more before resting , before we went back in the tunnels.

Posted on 2012-04-24 at 01:25:58.

Topic: Rokash Adventure Q&A
Subject: So Did We Just Level You Up One, LOL..............

"Poof" See you are really a Level three and have more spells.

Low level (2nd level with maybe one 3rd lv mage character; only one spell caster, other than cleric). No magic items. You can pick our your type of armor (nothing higher than Chainmail) and one main weapon for free; you will get 100 gp ea. for miscellaneous equipment.

Posted on 2012-04-24 at 00:28:40.

Topic: Rokash Adventure Q&A
Subject: Do the right thing.............

I thought Red said the Mage would be level 3. Sorry.

Roger could sweeten the pot and offer one gold now and rest on return.

Posted on 2012-04-24 at 00:07:14.

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: I'll take it.............

I knew it sounded cool. A theif with long range sight to see if he's being pursued.

Posted on 2012-04-23 at 23:51:29.

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: ??????

Ulthok has ten fingers, why would he be limited to two rings?
Never mind, I just looked it up in the DM guide. Rules are rules!

He won't need the ring.

Posted on 2012-04-23 at 01:37:11.
Edited on 2012-04-23 at 01:52:11 by Odyson

Topic: Rokash Adventure Q&A
Subject: Hmmmm.........

Well I don't see these folk as being willing to join us. Does our mage have a hold person spell to cast on the bowman?

I'll have Roger ask the mage quietly.

If we hold him and then we draw our bows and swords and order the rest to put down their arms, we can avoid killing them. I'll have Roger address them then. When he sits up straight and projects his voice there is a regal air to his manner.

He'll tell them of the owner's plight and that this is all that the man has left in life. He'll ask their names and offer them 25 gold each to return the weagon. They will be paid when the party returns and if they steal these goods they will be hunted down.

So what'cha think?

Posted on 2012-04-23 at 01:33:04.

Topic: Happy Birthday, Celeste!
Subject: 8>0

So you're saying that it is politicly correct now to pinch her? I won't look like a dirty old bear?

Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy!!!!!

Posted on 2012-04-23 at 01:05:10.

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: Stuff..............

Well here's the list I sent Tann. I added the Scoll of Creation with the idea of sometime making a Ring of Free Action. I still have not found what the "Dragon Sight" does, but it sounded cool.

The draggers, Stars and whip just seem like thief weapons.

2 +3 Daggers
12 +1 Throwing Stars
Whip of Entanglement
Ring of Protection +2 (For the saving throw improvement)
Potion of Dragon Sight
Wand of Frost
Oil of Fiery Burning
3 diamonds
Scroll of Creation

I'm not really greedy, these are all just really cool.

Posted on 2012-04-22 at 16:06:22.

Topic: The Trilogy War
Subject: And Away We Go......

The party honored their dead and each member treated moment in their own way. As these brave friends had served the group now the items left behind would continue to aid in the quest, only in new hands. Ulthok chose carefully those items that he could use the assist group. The thief had no greed to simply add to his treasures. As the group rested the mage took time to prepare spells may aid them as they would once more seek the sword.

After dually resting Ulthok lead the group back the upper chamber, this time seeking that area darken area where he free his brother.

With great care Ulthok searched the darkness and revealed what appeared to be the outline of hidden door. To him amazement instead remaining hidden the produced letters. MAET SACIREMA SYOBWOC SALLAD. The mage had not prepared to read magi, but luckily the Enchantress stepped forward and deciphered the letters. Sirene caused the letters to rearrange but they were still in a language they colud not understand.

Althena then voiced what was written for it was her native tongue, “Only the last of the Valar may open”. As the theif double check for traps Althena pushed the door and the long unvisited room was revealed. Moving to checkthe room Ulthok was halted with an abrupt “Ulthok STOP” . Althena took charge, “Everyone please move back, I feel the sword somehow within.”

Moving into the Althena found a body clutching the sword. “Oh Father” she murmured loud enough for all to hear “so this is where you came all those years ago, but why.”
The blade was gripped in her father’s hands, the red and black blade glowing and the green gem at the base of it’s hilt beating in rhythm as if that of a heart.
Here was what they had come for, died for and fought hard to reach.... The Steel Maiden.

Taking a deep breath she moved quickly reaching within her pack she bought forth a rune scribed sheath and magic enhanced wrappings. Wasting no time for fear of the evil of the sword now possibly released she grabbed it expecting a rush of evil to assail her, but instead she felt only a small portion of the evil contained within, her immunity real. Sheathed and wrapped she placed it upon her back and under her cloak much as Maggot had done with the former sword he had carried for so long.

When sword was secured Althena noticed a letter in the pocket of her fathers robe. Taking the note the party left the room closing the door. Moving away to read the letter the Valar was surprised to find it addressed to her. Although the message was personal there needed information she shared with the party. Time had outside the mountain had past faster than realized. Though they had seemingly been there a few days, those waiting for them had lived a year. Also they must leave quickly for the temple will start to crumble as the leave the chamber.

Hearing this Ulthok exclaimed, “ Even though we were not treated as guests, we should leave by the front door. Compared to these blasted roaches those slugs out there should not be such a challenge. Anyone got a salt shaker?”

Posted on 2012-04-22 at 04:04:35.

Topic: Rokash Adventure Q&A
Subject: Sorry for the delay...

Go ahead....make my day.....

This should be a good story if I can keep up with you guys.

Whew, can you folks write.

Posted on 2012-04-22 at 02:53:20.

Topic: Trail of the Rokash
Subject: A Change In Plan............

Gamard the Grim snorted his reply with an affirmative nod, thoughtfully chewing the remainder of his Bar Stool Blues, while slowly draining the contents of his Tankard.

Roger slipped past the gathered town folk and out door. Making his way around the corner a female voice seemed to penetrate the walls.

“Why just before dawn? If demons we face you’ll be needing one of my talents, but why give them such a great advantage as to an entire night?”

Pausing the ranger listen to the challenge. The Krord had been brash, but confident; now there was another that wanted their heroics to be noticed. It wasn’t unusual for the men of Drannon to boast and challenge, but a female?

“Another outsider”, the young man breathed.
The party was still not complete and the gaming for leadership was a foot. Roger watched the contest from window as the Khord step up on a table.

"Tis True that Time is Not Our Ally! Neither is the Dark of Night and the Unknown! Only Daylight is Our Ally!"

Grimm was attracting the attention back to him. “Well like most Khords he could anthrall a room."

"I Wear This Patch as a Reminder! Years Ago I was in a Place Such as This! A Group of Adventurers were Stirred to Dash Off into the Dead of Night to Rescue a Poor Unfortunate! I was with Them! Rushing Out to Help in a Noble Cause!"

"No Plan! No Preparation! Most were Butchered or Not Seen Again! I Almost Lost My Eye! The Noble Cause Ended in Bitter Failure! That Night I Learned a Hard Lesson!"

"I Will Not Make That Mistake Again! I Will Leave at Dawn! You are Free to Rush Out into the Dark if You So Choose! If You Bring Tara Back in the Morning I Will Rejoice!"

"How Prepared are You to Follow Her Captor in the Darkness? How Prepared are You to Go and Not Use Light or Torches or Campfires that would Show Her Captor Our Location?"

"You Are Free to Go Now if You So Choose! I Will Not Stop You! Perhaps You are Better at Such Rescues than Me? Who Knows? Just Beware of Any Traps in the Darkness! You Are Free to Go Now!"

"But If I Find Your Dead Carcase on the Trail ... I Will Not Stop to Bury You! If I Find You on the Trail Bleeding or Dying ... I Will Not Stop to Waste a Healing Spell on You!"

"We are Not Talking About Just Rescuing Tara! My Experience as a Crusader Against Dark Things Tells Me There Are Probably More to Rescue!"

"Not to Mention Finding a Way to Destroy Whatever ... or Whoever ... Is Responsible!"

"Better to Get a Good Sleep! Leave at Dawn so We Know the Territory! We May Be Fleeing for Our Lives in the Dark of Night ... Trying to Bring Other Captives Back Alive!"

"I Choose to Sleep and Prepare! There Will Probably Be No Sleep for Us Tomorrow Night ... Nor No Sleep the Following Night ... Possibly! So It Is Best to Sleep While We Can! Unless You Choose to Go Now! My Choice is to Sleep and Prepare!"

"Let the Dark Forces Beware! There Be Time Enough to Find Tara ... Alive!"

”Well the little guy sure could talk, hope he fought as well” Roger mused. As he started to turn from window the female once again spoke out.

“You assume the girl’s still alive or will be in the days it will take us to find her. Since days it will take as the beast seems to travel in both day and night as it took the child during day. You assume I would go into danger without a plan. One may make plans while one travels, and gathers information which we have little of currently. You assume yourself to be the only one with experience with dark creatures, and you assume that one set of circumstances are much like another. That just because you traveled into a trap before there must be a trap after. Perhaps the kidnapping isn’t an invitation for us to chase. Perhaps it is simply selecting a sacrifice. Perhaps the beast isn’t bound to a cult but instead now hunts on its own since the defeat of the cult before. There is many questions and few answers beyond your assumptions. Answers I don’t think your mushrooms hold. Yet as a Khord and as a knight you believe yourself to be the only one right, and are to stubborn to listen to another. However a party will indeed be needed to succeed at this rescue, so despite my reserves as to your character I suppose I have no choice but to wait on the slowest steed in the caravan. I will see you before dawn.”

Again watching through the window Roger saw the female then defiantly storm from the room. “Oh this is going to go swimmingly.”

With no more outbursts from the Inn Roger thought better of leaving and waiting at the edge of town, way things were going no one may show up. Making his way back the stable stowed his gear in the loft and found a comfortable pile of hay to sleep to night.

As morning broke Roger gathered his things and waited for the Khord. When Grimm appeared the ranger said, "I heard you debate with the female last night and thought it best to see you all were still going to show up.”

As the Cleric completed his assurances to the owner Roger chose his mount and secured his gear. When Grimm indicated he was going shopping before they left Roger decided to go back into the inn for some breakfast. This group would not be hard to find and even they could follow the road to where the Rokask had appeared and stolen the girl.

“I’ll wait for the Cleric inside, we’ll want to be sure the healer finds his way.”

Posted on 2012-04-22 at 02:43:27.
Edited on 2012-04-22 at 02:49:31 by Odyson

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: Out the Front..........

BTW....... Didn't tunnel collapse? If I dust recall isn't that why got small?

Ulthok has prepared several spells to take on multiple critters so he should be up front with Sirene. If the critters we encounter are low intel then we can huddle together in 10' radius invisiblity spell. We just need to get a wiggle on and head back through the mountain. We should have to solve any more puzzles to find the temple.

Posted on 2012-04-21 at 23:23:05.

Topic: Happy Birthday, Celeste!
Subject: 8>)

Wonderous Coming Out Day!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted on 2012-04-21 at 22:48:52.

Topic: Rokash Adventure Q&A
Subject: Long work week.............

Sorry gang, I've spent a lot time at work and just couldn't to get anything written. I'll going in Saturady and maybe Sunday a bit too. I have been able to get some Q&A and a note to Tann.

If I don't get a good post up, use that Roger hung outside the Inn long enogh to hear Grimm and Liriel. He will stay the night in the stable and meet up with Grimm there to choose a horse. I'll try to add some color to that.

Posted on 2012-04-21 at 02:59:27.

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