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Topic: Forgotten Realms: the Unsung Heroes Q/A
Subject: DA


You've gained a level, bringing you to level 5 (I can work with you on msn to level her it only takes a few seconds really)

By leveling up further I meant it would require other people to die (or be ressurected using 'Raise Dead' which has some heavy penalties) or by reaching the 100cd point mark, in which you gain a bonus level.

By "one level higher" I meant that in My DM'ing my encounters and given means of experience gain are meant to keep all party members within one level of each other, though there are ways as listed above you you as PC's to extend that gap.

Posted on 2008-06-07 at 21:45:58.

Topic: Forgotten Realms: the Unsung Heroes Q/A
Subject: Magical Falchion


Well the Falchion is pretty much in the Auctioneer's hand, it's pretty obvious that the weapon was a slaver's, and is thus evidence. As such, it is likely that it will be 'bagged and tagged' as it were, stored away to eithe be reclaimated as part of the Armory's wares, or perhaps put on sale to further the growing economy after such financial struggles as war often brings.

If you move to claim it, the Captain and Paladin would most likely question you as to the validity of your claim to it, boring you with legal jargon and what not before the Paladin walks off for a spell.

If you're insistant on owning it, the Captain will mention stopping by the Garrison the following day, and that perhaps a financial contribution to the efforts of quelling future slave auctions may enable him to lose it in the paperwork, but to only bother if you've a serious ofer to back your interest. The he will return to work.

Oh, and leaving the black curtained room, you will find yourself in a cellar beneath a forclosed building scheduled for renovations, about a twenty minute walk from the Green Gryphon.

Posted on 2008-06-07 at 21:37:31.

Topic: Forgotten Realms: The Unsung Heroes
Subject: Rewarding their valor


Were coming out! We were abducted by slavers. And we just fought to obtain our freedom,

Tessa at Aelistaes words was still a sobbing mess. She was terrified, and though now had her freedom, was finding it hard to convince her body to do anything more than simply cower in the corner. The others were helping Sheva to stand, and preparing for the incoming town guard, Linnix choosing to sheathe her weapon, while Sheva and Aelistae dropped all aggressive natures and items altogether.

In a few seconds, the footfalls of a score of men echoed outside the curtain, and it was cast aside as a small contingent of town-guard, headed by a man in chainmail bearing the Green Gryphon emblem of Tethyrs current Coat-of-arms, while aside him stood a woman in a gleaming white breastplate, with Tyrs symbol emblazoned in front of a Silver Chalice. The woman radiated a positive aura, a paladin of the holy order no doubt. As the armed men and women rushed into the room, they nearly tripped over the body of the woman who Nash had felled and impaled in the doorway. Many jaws dropped open at the sight of the slaughter within the room. Tessa, finally found the strength to stand, and rushed forward in a panicked state, throwing herself at the captain. Oh Captain Gregory! It was awful, these men, they were trying to buy us, then then, this man showed up, and and he tried to save us, but something went horribly wrong! H-he, I dont think he was human!

The Captain tried to calm the stammering girl down, while the paladin walked around the room, mindful of trying to avoid as much of the blood stained floor as she could. She took in every detail, and when her eyes settled on Aelistae, Sheva, and Linnix, it was as though she were piercing their very soul with her gaze. Seemingly satisfied for the moment, she turned to regard the destruction wrought. You four seem to have done remarkably well given your situation. The paladin walked around the room some more, before turning to the Captain. Seems these slavers finally bit off more than they could chew. She turned quickly on the women gathered however her face stern and serious. But what of the Cardinal, I know he was in here, I could sense his aura, that foul reeking stench of evil that has haunted my senses ever since I took up the hunt to bring him down. That girls own words verify it, Where is he, I do not sense him any longer. Speak up, tell me what you know.

(Allowing for conversation back posting but continuing in interest of moving game along)

The Paladin quirked an eyebrow at the womens tale. Very well, perhaps you were simply fortunate, for the Cardinals ways are chaotic at best. Consorting with rogue vigilantes and those who have known demonic accomplices is a serious offence, should you ever encounter him again, you would be wise to alert the nearest authorities and let them handle it from there. The paladin approached Sheva and laid a gentle hand upon her shoulder. Sheva could feel the healing energies wash through her as her body began to mend. (Sheva 22/22) She then turned and with a prayer to Tyr cast a pair of Cure Light Wound spells on Aelistae and Linnix. (Aelistae 28/30) (Linnix 25/30)

The Captain approached, and addressed those gathered. Tessa can give me the details, of the situation, but unless theres something important youd like to add to the account, Id reckon youd rather go get cleaned up and get some rest. Its really late. First some drunkards relieving themselves on public property, then that fire, and now slavers. At least everything seems to be finally coming to a resolution. Go on, Get some rest.

(at the point in which the women turn to leave)

Oh, and before I forget, I dont suppose any of you are registered with the Bounty Hunters Guild are you? No, well, you might want to look into it if you and your friends are going to make a habit of turning in felons like Jared Black and killing slavers. The Captain walked over to the Auctioneer, and plucked a hefty coin purse from his side, tossing it to Aelistae. That should more than cover the civilians bounty price, and your troubles. Go on, get some rest, and tell your friend Kas Mr. Black are she refers him is doing just fine enjoying the prison hospitality.

With that he turned to his men and ordered them to begin processing the scene.

(If and when the ladies check the coin purse, the contents are as follows:
4 x bloodstones @ 10gp each
2 x emeralds @ 200gp each
1 x diamond wedding ring @ 1000gp
100gp
20pp)

(Should you return to the Gryphon, youll arrive roughly the same time as the others, shortly thereafter where they have all retired for the night and Angus is closing up. Just barely managing to make it in, he takes a look at your blood covered clothes and sighs, giving a I dont even wanna know expression before waving you up to your rooms. Sheva can share a room with the others, or stay in the guest servants quarters where currently a single man sleeps in one of the three beds)




Posted on 2008-06-07 at 17:22:52.
Edited on 2008-06-16 at 13:06:55 by Kaelyn

Topic: The Chakran Portal - Q/A
Subject: my bad


I've been online, and for some reason I just didn't remember to post to this one. Been off work sick with a fever the past 2 days, but still, I've been here, so no real excuse. Still interested, just forgot sorry!

Posted on 2008-06-07 at 15:40:48.

Topic: Audalis: Tides of War Q/A
Subject: yeah uh Vor


Vyarp is perfectly fine. It was the Magistrate who after finding himself surrounded by the arrival of Vyarp turned the thin blade on himself.

Posted on 2008-06-06 at 15:42:31.

Topic: Audalis: Tides of War Q/A
Subject: huh


You didn't stab yourelf in the chest, the Magistrate stabbed himself in the chest. I'll reread that and make sure I didn't type it in wrong

Posted on 2008-06-06 at 15:41:13.

Topic: Forgotten Realms: the Unsung Heroes Q/A
Subject: Also


Guess what peoples, having survived the bonus encounters and other threats up to this point there are level's to be had.

Aelistae
Linnix,
Xaris
Artanis
you may all level your characters.

For new players:
I believe in rewarding those who stick around for the long haul, and they have deserved this level it also makes for interesting combat scenarios as not every member f a unit is equal to their partners. However, I also try not to let the level's differ between players by more than a single level, or else scaling adventures becomes difficult.

What this also means, is as my Experience is done at 'chapter endings' or after special goals are accomplished, you all may level again at the next interval, or there are certainly chances that only the lower level character's will level based on their actions and such in upcoming posts.

You'll also notice the 100CD point mark is a bonus level, this is the only way (by my design anyways) that character's might exceed that one level difference. (Of course character deaths and such could lead to level diferences, but we'll just see how it goes.

Anywho, congrats to those who have more than earned their level, and a thanks from me to everyone for making this game so muh fun to run for you all.

Posted on 2008-06-06 at 15:32:53.
Edited on 2008-06-06 at 15:39:18 by Kaelyn

Topic: Forgotten Realms: the Unsung Heroes Q/A
Subject: Well look at that


500 posts! That deserves a reward, so here's a bonus CD point for everyone. Let's get working on 1000 now shall we?

Posted on 2008-06-06 at 15:29:00.

Topic: Forgotten Realms: The Unsung Heroes
Subject: Stolen away, once more


Aelistae was feeling somewhat refreshed, and Linnix was in the one as far as combat was concerned. With the Auctioneer in a weakened state, both women advanced with the grim task of dispatching him evident in their steely gaze. Dagger flashed, and Court-blade arced, and both blades struck true, ending the Calimshites fell lifestyle in a gargled scream of blood and spit. As the large man fell, his body hitting the wood floor revealed Nashs form, raising his arms to strike at the wounded mage. The mage defensively cast a spell, an aura of shimmering force appearing around him, hoping to stave off Nashs blows. No such luck for the faceless creature, as four times the double bladed weapon came in vicious spins and arcs slashing his legs, his torso, and finally, with a reverse spin, the longer blade came back around and completely severed the head of the faceless mage clear from his shoulders, which lolled a bit before coming to a stop some five feet away on the floor.

Aelistae rushed over to Sheeva, checking for life, and finding it, she prayed once more for more healing. Seeing fit to grant her request, Ellistrae poured the healing power through her vassel, and Arcshevas eyes shot open as breath found her once more in a gasp of renewed life. (Arcsheva 5/22)

Aelistae turned to Nash, who without any actual enemies around to fight turned on Aelistae and Sheva before him. The female voice reverberated from his lips once more towards those gathered. You dark one. Our champion has done well by you it seems. Nashs eyes turned to Linnix and bore into her. But you, you we will keep our eye on, you carry a familiar fire, and it pleases us.

From somewhere beyond the black curtain came shouting and the all of the town guard. By Tyrs divine grace drop your weapons, we have you surrounded! Youve got to the count of ten to come out and surrender or well be coming in. Another voice quickly chimed in beside the first. Careful captain, there is an evil aura most foul in there, the likes of which could only be oh no Its the The voice faded to a whisper, and the Captain could be heard forming his men into ranks ready to storm the room.

Nash turned from the curtain to the women, and the female voice laughed heartily. It would seem now would be the time to make our exit, fear not though, we will keep a watchful eye on you. With that the black flames around Nash left him, and formed a hole in the side wall, but what lay beyond the portal was not another room or hallway, but a barren flame scorched wasteland with red skies split with black lightning and all manner of fell shadows moving in the background. As Nash moved to step through it, he turned his head, his eyes no longer filled with hellfire, but returned to those piercing emerald orbs which had captivated Aelistae from their first encounter. However, this time instead of being filled with confidence and strength, they were filled with a sense of sadness, and as his lips moved as the portal enveloped him, one could swear he was asking for help.


Posted on 2008-06-06 at 15:27:35.

Topic: Forgotten Realms: the Unsung Heroes Q/A
Subject: The servant quarters


are downstairs off the kitchen, across the hall from Angus and his wife's room.

Posted on 2008-06-06 at 14:36:51.

Topic: Forgotten Realms: the Unsung Heroes Q/A
Subject: Introducing Brianna and DM Mark II


DM and Brianna will be introduced this day, after ret ,a funeral, and setting off perhaps, I've got their introduction started just need PC decisions to decide where I throw you all in.

Posted on 2008-06-06 at 04:18:32.

Topic: Forgotten Realms: the Unsung Heroes Q/A
Subject: Hopefully


Barring disaster tomorrow I should be able to wrap upthe other party. Ladies, feel fre to post multiple rounds of wanted actions and I'l work them into a single post.

Posted on 2008-06-05 at 20:53:35.

Topic: Forgotten Realms: The Unsung Heroes
Subject: coming to a close I hope


The auction house grew suddenly quiet with the quelled patrons and would-be-buyers. There were still two active threats in the room, but the odds had turned to favor those held against their will significantly. Arcsheva had paid a heavy price in trying to aid the strangers around her, and was now unconscious at the feet of the faceless mage she had tried to subdue. That same enemy now turned his sights on the already wounded Nash, the closest threat to the dangerous caster.

With a quick incantation, he set forth another pair of magical bolts towards the fearsome shrouded warrior, the darts of force biting nto his shoulder, but if it harmed Nash, he did not show it, his teeth were in a constant grit, as he stalked towards the caster.

Aelistae stepped back as Linnix circled the Auctioneer for a strike. While Aelistaes blessings from above were granted with healing energies, (Aelistae 23/30) Linnix would once more be gifted with extreme fortune as her blade flashed across the stunned Calimshites throat, drawing a deep gash as he stared wide-eyed as his assailant. (Another critical!) (-10) His left hand came up to his throat which was steadily bleeding between his fingers as he lunged at Linnix in anger. (under effects of wounding) The falchion whirled over Linnixs head, a clear miss as the auctioneer was more focused on his own ebbing liquid of life.

Nash approached the caster, and gave a swipe of his sword, though the caster narrowly avoided the bloody blade. Surely this battle would be over soon.


Posted on 2008-06-05 at 20:31:45.

Topic: Forgotten Realms: the Unsung Heroes Q/A
Subject: the attention Solvy


was to indicate you placed both your dodge and mobility feats on the auctioneer for the purpose of passing. If memory serves however the auctioneer rolled an 18 / 20 on the die, more than enough to hit you, and RDI didn't give you a very warm welcome as the falchion scored max damage, thankfully the acid did not.

Posted on 2008-06-05 at 02:44:09.

Topic: Audalis: Tides of War Q/A
Subject: well it's Wednesday


So I'm going to finish my update and post it tonight or in the morning. if Vorrioch can squeeze something in great, if not, I'll move on for the rest of you.

Posted on 2008-06-04 at 15:54:03.

Topic: Forgotten Realms: The Unsung Heroes
Subject: Fade o black


Back at the Green Gryphon, Xaris, Artanis, and now Talus have all found the comforts of a quiet room in which to relinquish the hardships of the day. With food, drink, bath and bed, they pass into sleep, unaware of the peril their companions currently face....

Posted on 2008-06-04 at 15:52:43.

Topic: Forgotten Realms: the Unsung Heroes Q/A
Subject: ugh


So RDi dice roller isn't being nice today.

Sheva can make a post about passing out if she wishes, or wait to see what happens with the other pc's and their possibly rushing to her aid.

Posted on 2008-06-04 at 15:45:53.

Topic: Forgotten Realms: The Unsung Heroes
Subject: Not for the faint of heart.


The auction house had turned into a room not selling life, but filled with the paying in death. The walls and floor were growing steadily thicker with the blood of the fallen, and everyone had suffered greatly in their attempt of reclaiming freedom. Their bodies ached from battle, but none would give up, for to do so was to ensure enslavement eternal, or death which while debated as the better of the two options for some, was still far from anyones top of their to-do list.

Nash, who apparently was having some sort of identity crisis at the moment, had his lips curled into a wicked grin filled with malice and spite. Again the voice, a deep raspy, almost female in tone left his lips in a cruel laughter. More, more must be paid to pay the cost of my vengeance Nash moved to the terrified trio of auction-goers, and as he moved he gave a quick flick of his wrists, his gloved fingers snapping down as hidden slings fired small shuriken of gleaming silver at two of them. The tiny projectiles flew so fast the patrons had no chance to put up a defense, and while the stars prick was barely registered beyond that of a papercut, the poison attached to them which quickly ran rampant through their bodies took hold, and both fell to the floor, wracked in a convulsing pain while their eyes noses and ears bled, all the while locked in a fitful sleep even the obvious torture they were suffering from could not wake them from. The third patron dropped his feeble dagger, as Nash approached. His teeth clattered and urine stained his once fine pantaloons as he trembled on weakened knees.

W-w-wait! He cried, tears flowing freely from his red puffy eyes. Spare me, Spare me p-please!, Ive s-seen the error of my ways. I-Ill make you a very wealthy man, gold, diamonds, Anything you want! You can even have the rest of my slaves, Ill free them all, and theyre yours!

Nash strode up to the man, and though had they met on more common terms they would have stood about equal height, Nash, shrouded in black flames seemed to tower before the cowering man. The voice which came from his lips, but was not of his own, spoke once more. There is nothing you can give me that will repay the pain we have suffered. You cannot buy back the time stolen from us with gold or baubles, only by taking your life will we gain back but a portion of all that was robbed of us! Nash shot his arm back behind him, and the magical Cross-blade pulled itself free from the woman it had impaled, in another disturbing ripping and tearing sound that left a splatter of blood across the ceiling in an arc as it flew across the room to his waiting hand. The patron finally found the strength in his legs to try and run, and that was all Nash needed, for as the man turned to flee, Nash brought the blade down in a great overhead chop, two hands on the hilt as the man looked up in open mouthed terror at the bloody blade which was coming down at him, and open mouthed he stayed as the blade sank down his mouth and gullet, skewering his throat, torso, and exiting his hind-quarters splintering the wood floor beneath him as blood, stomach contents and excrement dripped and ran along the steel as Nash looked down at the man frozen in a supplicated yell of fear and smiled.


The women could only look on in awe, horror, or otherwise, for they were engaged in a battle of their own. Linnix and Aelistae both snapped their attention away long enough attack the Orc before Linnix. Linnixs dagger once more bit into the creature, whose angered growl was matched with one of Linnixs own. (-5) Aelistae however would have no luck this round, her foot stumbling over a fallen chunk of the orcs club, her reach overextending and missing its mark, but also leaving her exposed for the auctioneers attack. His falchion danced a burning gash along Aelistaes back, the sting of magical acid trailing behind it. (Aelistae8/30 )

The Orc before Linnix, now weaponless, lashed out with his bare fists, but Aelistae and Linnix both pounced on the opportunity presented to them, dagger and court-blade coming in to lash at the orc. Aelistae still could find no fortune, but Linnixs dagger plunged into the orcs chest, even as his dual fists moved to club her shoulders. Black blood ran from the chest wound and his strength was stolen as the small blade protruded from the creatures chest, the tip just going far enough to pierce its heart. (Critical for Linnix) The orcs eyes glazed over in a flutter that left it staring at its eyelids, crumpling before Linnix.

Sheva was on the move, but the Faceless mage was as well. The acid sting bit deeper into his chet, and he cursed out loud in some foreign tongue as his spell was interrupted. The woman who had appeared in a flash suddenly dashed for the cage door, where Aelistae, Linnix and the Auctioneer stood facing off. Sheva directed all her attention in motion on the Auctioneer, and as Linnix moved to retrieve her dagger, ducking her lithe frame to reclaim her favored weapon Sheva came diving past her, even as the Auctioneer took a swing at the woman who passed so close. His enchanted blade caught the woman square in the chest and as the acid splashed over her she crumpled to the ground sliding undignified in a roll and a flop, to land at the feet of the faceless mage, who, for having no lips, could have been sworn to be smiling through the pain he was in (Arcsheva -3/22)


Posted on 2008-06-04 at 15:37:42.

Topic: Forgotten Realms: the Unsung Heroes Q/A
Subject: oh and Darkautumn


Artanis is now at 39/42 HP all things broken are mended, just some remaining hes and pains/ skin burn bruise etc superficial stuff

Posted on 2008-06-04 at 14:08:33.

Topic: Forgotten Realms: the Unsung Heroes Q/A
Subject: hey guys


Been away for a coupe daysere special jut not online, inventory's today and thank god I don't work till tonight.

Sooo, I'm gonna go through my lists of games and try and do a clean sweep updating for everyone.

Posted on 2008-06-04 at 13:47:59.

Topic: Forgotten Realms: the Unsung Heroes Q/A
Subject: uhhh


My comment was merely a play on words and a joke concerning the geico gecko lol. I don't believe I've ever told my PC's you shouldn't do that or else lol.

Posted on 2008-06-03 at 16:57:58.

Topic: Forgotten Realms: the Unsung Heroes Q/A
Subject: lol


just meant a final interaction post before morning or what not that was fine.

As far as I'm conerned, everyone has returned safely, gotten some drink and food even though the Gryphon is now way past norma closing hours, the fire kept Bugsy and his staff occupied enough that you all managed to slip back in though techincally all rooms have been booked for the evening.

Knowing you tried to help with the fire, Bugsy will allow you to stay in Tessas quarter's free of charge, he simply wants to go to bed. Meal wil be some leftover strew from dinner (only barely luke warm and some bread and water.)Seeing as Tessa seems to have run off for the evening, a serving quarters with 3 beds in the room all of which are currently empty, is yours for the night.

Posted on 2008-06-03 at 06:15:04.

Topic: Forgotten Realms: the Unsung Heroes Q/A
Subject: Jozan, DA, Deuc


Just need to know what potion you gave Artanis, and I'll deduct it and add the hp to her.

Aside from that, if Deucalion wants a final post that's great, but my next update for you will be the morning.

I'm also going to hopefully wrap up the other parties' scenario soon.

Posted on 2008-06-03 at 04:41:24.

Topic: ~*Whom Gods Annoy*~
Subject: She's alive ALIVE!


Katriana watched in awe and bewildered wonder as Kaene worked his mighty magics to breathe new life into Kumadel. Katriana found herself hovering over the procedure, her curiosity getting the better of her as she stared at the ritual which would grant life renewed to the stranger.

It was a slow process, but as Kumadels body lurched with the first breathe of a successful resurrection, Katriana found herself crying, unexpectedly her fur beneath her eyes matted with tears of joy.

Her sky blue eyes stopped upon the feline one. The one who had crossed the void with her, to face off against the pirates. "You," she said softly, almost a whisper, "you have saved my life."

Katrianas lips curled into an instant smile, at the strangers recognition of her. Katriana bowed to Kumadel, still weak but alive and well. It was the lords above who saw fit to save you my dear, I was but the messenger, to deliver you to their loving embrace. Katriana slowly raised her head, before slipping Kumadels backpack from her shoulders and placing it before her, and also bequeathing her jewelry back to the rightful owner.

Im glad youre back, but I forgot to get your spear. Guess I might have had my hands full. He offered a supplicated smile, before turning away to the rest of those gathered. Listening as Rael commented on the need for information. Let us visit the local guild-houses and watering holes, for there we might find one who has traveled to Portluck. Perhaps we can arrange for a guide, or better still accompany a caravan or trade envoy already scheduled for that destination.


Posted on 2008-06-02 at 21:47:29.

Topic: Forgotten Realms: the Unsung Heroes Q/A
Subject: lol


I guess your gecko isn't one to slip to the floor, crawl over onto the mages shoe and ten tanser the shocking grasp lol.

I could ee it after the spell goes off and the mage howls in pain, the gecko looks up and stands on to two legs.

"Should have gotten geico mate"

Posted on 2008-06-02 at 21:28:48.

 


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