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  • Fell woods, dark caves, and burning lakes

    [[:ser-marcel-von-langer | Ser Marcel]] stood first watch from Compline bell to midnight, while the rest of his companions bedded down in the adjoining room. At midnight, [[:gabriel-1 | Gabriel]] relieved him, but given they were in a well-kept inn he did …

  • D.O.E.

    So there we were, innocently travelling down the body of a mostly dead, immortal snake god, when things began to get weird. The Serpent man who we freed said something wasn't quite right ahead and told us to avoid it. Intrepid travelers we may be, but I …

  • The warmest inn in winter

    With the return of "His Nibbs", the [[:ser-marcel-von-langer | Knight Marcel]]'s men had been found to have not been entirely idle in his absence by having dealt with some bandits on the road. Ser Knight was promptly paid the bounty of 10 silver pfennigs …

  • Lest the langue take us all

    With [[:ser-marcel-von-langer | Ser Knight Marcel]] having been called away for an audience with the [[:bishop-baldewin-r-lter-of-h-tmandorf | Bishop]] and his [[:commander-boerct-hondstern | Commander]], his entourage found themselves idle a few nights …

  • A tale of fay forests, stout wood, and strong women

    Before continuing on from the village of [[Ubratsweiler, village of | Ubrutswellen]], [[:ser-marcel-von-langer | Ser Marcel]] and his entourage made note of the odd stonemasonry in the Inn's basement where there seemed a mysterious connection between the …

  • The Bovine and the Beast

    The tracks discovered by [[:olis-veit | Olis]] appeared to be those of a lone beast man, something that our woodwarde has not seen before--in point of fact, the woodwarde had run into a number of previously legendary things on his travels with [[:ser- …

  • The Carcass in the Clearing

    In the morning before setting off from Albugang, [[:gretta-1 | Gretta]] and [[:erasmus-and-chezza-thorne | Thorne]] spent some time discussing the Mysteries of the Fourth Wall with [[:charl-the-priest-of-albugen | Priest Charl]], who turns out to have …

  • The Wild Goat Chase

    Having taken a moment to recover and search the bodies of the leader, shaman, and the other goatkin felled in the clearing, the party pressed on to find the source of the stench. It was the goatkin camp that that two fleeing goatkin had quickly tossed as …

  • Trolling for Troll

    Having arrived at Winnownog,, Ser Marcel was greeted warmly as the village was in great need. Over the prior few weeks, a number of the local children had disappeared and the villagers were desperate to find the culprit and rescue them. A search party of …

  • Thorne's field notes - 3/4 - 3/11

    Forgoing the fancy formatting because it's an ass-pain. Thorne _Chezza_ In the forest on the way to Winnonorg, or Windownurg or lets just go with Wino-burg. We encountered, finally, some of the fair folk. I can scarce contain my excitement at …

  • Then let me build a bridge, for I cannot fill the chasm

    Push away the boulder in the troll cave did not reveal the lost search party. Instead [[:ser-marcel-von-langer | Ser Marcel]] and company found a cache of valuables including nine amazingly opulent goblets, 5 gold-plated plates embossed with some Ketarnin …

  • The Best Laid Plans of Rats and Spiders

    The leader of the ratfolk--[[:azholt | Azholt]]--, left [[:geytha | Geytha]], a woman of the ratfolk clan, as our hostage saying he would return to his people to negotiate in good faith with [[:erasmus-and-chezza-thorne | Thorne]]. Naturally it was a lie, …

  • Like Rat in a Cage

    While the blessing of [[Saint Luljeta | Saint Luljeta]] rejuvenated the party, [[:ser-marcel-von-langer | Ser Marcel]] decided not to press back into the insect-filled hallway to explore for an alternative route that might lead to the missing children. …

  • Judge not, that ye be not judged

    Exploring the remainder of the complex was time-consuming, but with the aid of [[:martek-the-tailor | Martek]]'s "tailoring" to open locked doors, all the rooms on the upper level of the Chogma Temple revealed no real sign of the missing village children. …

  • Now I lay me down to sleep...

    As [[:erasmus-and-chezza-thorne | Thorne]]'s screams faded into sobbing, the sounds of distant bells brought [[:ser-marcel-von-langer | Ser Marcel]]'s men to alert as creatures were approaching the Chogma Temple's entrance foyer where the company had …

  • Farewell to Mount Bubi

    Having rested in the relative safety of the troll's cave, [[:ser-marcel-von-langer | Ser Marcel]]'s men regrouped and began to explore a bit more around Mt. Bubi hoping to find some alternative way to enter the Chogma Temple. Travelling further into the …

  • The expeditious expedition

    While taking a brief rest after the encounter with the Chogma raiding party as [[:gretta-1 | Gretta]] tended to [[:erasmus-and-chezza-thorne | Thorne's]] wounds, the scout [[:wiertof-bosko | Wiertof]] caught the sounds of a horse somewhere in the distance …

  • Return to Mount Bubi

    Returning once more to the base of [[Mount Bubi | Mount Bubi]] driven by [[:ser-marcel-von-langer | Ser Marcel]]'s and [[:gabriel-1 | Gabriel]]'s zeal to rescue the children come what may, and against the wise council of [[:erasmus-and-chezza-thorne | …

  • Go East, Young Knight

    Having returned the surviving children to Winnownog and rested from the long toils at Mount Bubi, [[:ser-marcel-von-langer | Ser Marcel]] with the strong urging of [[:erasmus-and-chezza-thorne | Thorne]] decided to return to see [[:charl-the-priest-of- …

  • "Vengeance is mine, I will repay" says the Lord

    The restless dead of Balout sought revenge against [[:ser-avery-morsos | Ser Avery]]'s sacking of their village, and the source was to be found in the heart of the town hall. Within was found a vengeful spirit and a Revenant Knight. In the name of their …

  • A City of Sin and Iron

    Having left the doomed village of Balout, [[:ser-marcel-von-langer | Ser Marcel]]'s men pressed on towards the destination suggested by [[:charl-the-priest-of-albugen | Charl]], the city of Morgaburg. The travel was grueling but mostly uneventful, …

  • Lest you wear our your welcome

    Tarrying somewhat in [[Morgiberg | Morgiberg]], Ser Marcel's men plied various townsfolk for information on the East and related matters, leading [[:erasmus-and-chezza-thorne | Thorne]] and [[:gretta-1 | Gretta]] to the home of [[:dorlen-brauch-the- …

  • A Visit to the Undying Court

    With Father Aerik's abduction, [[:ser-marcel-von-langer | Ser Marcel]] was incensed and sought to meet out his Justice. Being in a strange land, however, the Knight was unsure of his standing and therefore first sought an audience with the[[:master- …

  • Knock, Knock

    Having been lead by Oisp to the "backdoor" of the slaver compound, the group was on their own and explored for a quiet path through to where Aerik was thought to be held. Passing through the burned remains of an old farmhouse and amid fallen, cracked …

  • The Faith of the Warrior

    With the Arimspoi guards defeated, [[:ser-marcel-von-langer | Ser Marcel]]'s company continued to explore searching for where Father Aerik was being held. The slaver's complex proved to be extremely old, with a long forgotten banner of the Red Company in …

  • Y'enoth via Yig

    Having dealt with the matters at Thanakar Fort per [[:master-simpatre-vakarn | Master Simpatre Vakarn]]'s request, [[:ser-marcel-von-langer | Ser Marcel]]'s company returned to [[Morgiberg | Morgiberg]]. True to his word, Vakarn provided access to a " …

  • A classification of librarians

    _Rule number one: Don't fuck with librarians._ -- Neil Gaiman Upon the return of the 'private guide' who made some fantastic claims about the Lost Annex and something called "The Under Library", [[:erasmus-and-chezza-thorne | Thorne]] felt that the …

  • Gretta's Field Notes, first weeks in Yen Enoth

    We infiltrated the stronghold of the Red Chain slavers for the Master of Magedeburgh Vicerin. The less said about that experience, although I was able to convince them I was better suited as a medic for the fortress rather than 'entertainment'. That …

  • Something fishy in the family

    After a fruitless week of trying in earnest to deliver [[:master-simpatre-vakarn | Master Vakarn]]'s parcels and [[:erasmus-and-chezza-thorne | Thorne]] trying to determine the next steps in finding his missing sister's shade, [[:ser-marcel-von-langer | …

  • Marrying the river; feet first

    Being unable to determine if the missing boy was definitely within the Belizaro estate, [[:erasmus-and-chezza-thorne | Thorne]] tried to enlist the aid of some local spirit to scare the girl, Sytha, into something or other. Alas, neither life nor death …

  • Of mycology and men

    With the rescue of the fisher merchants young son, [[:ser-marcel-von-langer | Ser Marcel]] and his company were invited to attend the "river wedding". Ser Marcel, unfortunately, took ill the eve of the event. [[:father-aerik | Father Aerik]] and [[: …

  • #RatLivesMatter

    The trail of clues pointed [[:ser-marcel-von-langer | Ser Marce]]l's men to visit the Rat Skeller in Yen Enoth to find the missing "freelance librarian" Theocratus. [[:erasmus-and-chezza-thorne | Thorne]] enlisted [[:geytha | Geytha]] to provide some ' …

  • Ghost Bar Cook Off!

    While Ser Marcel and his company had been visiting the Rat Skeller of Yen Enoth, [[:gretta-1 | Gretta]] spent some time at the Celestrium researching--or was it flirting with librarians--and found a few more leads on the nature of the city's Necropolis. …

  • I am from Punt

    The late evening of shenanigans at the _Staggering Hedgehog_ was followed by an early and sudden awakening with the sounds of explosions outside in the street. After a few moments of alarm and confusion, [[:ser-marcel-von-langer | Ser Marcel]]'s party …

  • The Monochromatic Death Forest

    As the blinding flash of light faded and the vision of those of [[:ser-marcel-von-langer | Ser Marcel]]'s company returned, the party found themselves in a stone dungeon, with a grate up above. [[:gretta-1 | Gretta]] noticed an active summoning of some …

  • Reunion and Sequestration

    In the middle of the disturbing cave of not-quite-trees stood a strange mansion guarded by tentacled beast straight out of man's deepest and darkest dreams. [[:ser-marcel-von-langer | Ser Marcel's]] men had little choice to but to face the beast in order …

  • The Stranger and the Gunfighter

    Having little choice, [[:ser-marcel-von-langer | Ser Marcel]]'s company set off into the dim twilight of the Body of Yigg, seeking escape from the wrath of necromancer Crode. [[:erasmus-and-chezza-thorne | Thorne]] seemed both thrilled to experience …

  • Four from Elsewhere

    Four from Elsewhere Chapter 1: An Unfortunate Escape and Unexpected Arrival By Khiron Vaan Ascot Ryquist Caville had been most specific in his instructions to Mr. Dwight and I, he wanted a return on his investment from Professor Pembril Cartwright …

  • Bend of the River

    As had been arranged, the key to Cartwright's abode lead [[:ser-marcel-von-langer | Ser Marcel]] and the rest of the company to his residence: a simple but spacious apartment. After some time, [[:gabriel-1 | Gabriel]] noted that the attic seemed a bit …

  • Lead and lasers

    The six horse-riders arrayed out in front the group claimed to be in the employ of the "King of Madrid", but they were disinclined to provide recompense for the damage done to the hired barge. After some banter, the party engaged the men and only one got …

  • All politics is local

    With the aid of the machine-spirit that [[:erasmus-and-chezza-thorne | Thorne]] seemed quite fond of, and whose secrecy Mr. Dwight seemed little concerned about maintaining, the company learned of the most promising "DOE SITE" to explore. Alas, it lay …

  • Diagon alley run by moonshiners

    Having driven off the creature dubbed "Lizard Jesus", Mr. Dwight, [[:khiron | Khiron]], and [[:gabriel-1 | Gabriel]] picked over the remains of the few fallen "Road Rash" gang members while Justus cooked the severed tip of the lizard's tail for a meal--we …

  • Disturbing is another word for neat

    Having successfully trapped one of the creatures--[[:erasmus-and-chezza-thorne | Thorne]] referred to it as a "worker"--, the company encountered some strange cat-like creature attempting to gain an easy meal. Mr. Dwight felt that firing his pistol and …

  • Beset and besieged

    While awaiting the crafting of some additional gear for dealing with the FOEYFOB problem at the local DOE site, the party decided to journey to Owichita in the hopes of finding required rare components. Initially travelling with a caravan proved useful, …

  • Welcome to fun town

    While taking stock of the company's options for dealing with the "Iowans" partying loudly into the wee hours outside the walls of Mountain View, Mr. Dwight got an itchy trigger finger and set out to snipe "The Karl". His patience was rewarded, and the …

  • The room with a view

    "Giant salmon badgers... Very dangerous... You go first." Scouting deep into the bowels of the dam lead [[:ser-marcel-von-langer | Marcel]] and company into a great chamber--[[:khiron | Khiron]] referred to it as the turbine room--which a number of …

  • Gabriel's very bad, no good day

    After months in this weird and unfamiliar landscape full of "rads" this and "etheric" that, [[:gabriel-1 | Gabriel]] was really looking forward to the next phase of the quest for a return to Aldamere. Only a few unpleasant hours riding in "The Beast", …

  • Through the looking glass

    The strange events at Mt. Tabor took some time to piece together. The "etheric device" laid waste to the mountain and the nearby village, and threw the company out of time. When the dust settled, a year had past in a matter of minutes. Making their way …

  • The wrong kind of rustic

    Having located evidence of where the "ABM" site was south of Fort Smith, the company set off through the overgrown paths and stifling heat. The locals at the Fort had mentioned the village of Potu in the direction we were headed, and Mr. Dwight's status …

  • A different boat narriative

    _A pilot, in those days, was the only unfettered and entirely independent human being that lived on the earth._ After the terrible fight to put down the demon infesting "High-Energy Site", the party returned to Gateway City after handing over the …

  • The Battle of Fort Smith

    The corpses of the Janette's clones littered the grimy gantries and dirt covered entryway of the one time government facility. The lights flickered in the dust and debris floating through the air; the smell and taste of cordite mingled with the mélange of …

  • Tennessee Travels

    _We couldn't understand because we were too far... and could not remember because we were traveling in the night of first ages, those ages that had gone, leaving hardly a sign... and no memories._ As we had been warned of potential problems at …

  • Fire and Forget!

    Scottsboro proved to be an unpleasant place to stop on the company's trip up the Tennessee River. While minding their own business in the market, a local resident accused [[:ser-marcel-von-langer | Ser Marcel]], [[:olis-veit | Olis]], and [[:khiron | …

  • Guns don't work!

    Mr. Dwight had spent much of the time travelling to Fort Payne grumbling, but it seemed sensible to him to at least leave word there should our efforts at Chattanooga prove fatal or worse. Having spent several days travelling and then a full day of …

  • Veteran of a Thousand Psychic Wars

    _For a thousand years in thy sight are but as yesterday when it is past, and as a watch in the night._ After what seemed too long a time during which [[:gabriel-1 | Gabriel]] and [[:khiron | Khiron]] debated swimming back down into the flooded …

  • Gabriel

    Born to a craftsman's family, Gabriel was given to the [[Solaren Faith | Solarian Church]] in lieu of debts when they fell on hard times at the age of 7. He has since lost track of them, and had instead found solace in life in service to Thesme. …

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