Friday, October 16, 2015
Old musty tome "The Truth of the Blade
Spellbook, cramped spidery writing….
Message, Spider Climb, Haste, Conjure Minor Elemental.
Chose to work for Natalia Von Hogg.
Tenebrus is introduced to us, a human “fighter”. Joins Moth, Quinn, Adelson, and Adelson. Along with Selise and Tenebrus of team blue.
Off the Broken Beetle
Sunset starts, market peddlers packing up.
Overhear guards “Alexis is a non-issue”.
Halfling sweeping the the floor.
Patron Gruntrock Inehn… human. Aelfheim Honeywine.
Von Hogg… tall skinny person and face, eating imperiously. “A great evil lies, lies, lies beneath the town…” Graham must be stopped. The Adelson’s sensed jealousy. Tenebrus. Graham was one of the necromancers that haunted
Norbert greets the elf, Lilianna.
Tenebrus pays 5 gold for a bottle of whiskey!!!
Other bars: The frigid Hogg, the Last Drink, and The Guild.
Quinn interrogates and retains the Halfling who reports that it’s a fortune telling "scam: down by the river… . Mentions the oracle down below.
Back to The Guild
Costly Oaken, gnome… with our young elf, Garth. We go our separate ways within the bar/guild. Moth writes emo poetry.
Dwarf friend at bar tells Quinn: Blind slave dwarves, elf forced them too. Attempts to sell Quinn magic axe. Tenebrus intervenes. Then learns Keeps story of 200 dwarves guarding pass from 4000 Gnolls! Mentio.ns some of the paladins are “local kids”—not necessarily even fighters". Tenebrus learns about Regulus.
Von Hoggs place of business… . Decked out with nice furniture. Graham is said, by her, to be MONSTEROUS. He’s down below, and if he wants to be found, he’d found. Usually go through the filthy Halflings at the Last Drink.
The Last Drink
Disguised Tenebrus goes into talk to Freel Weevil III under the protection of Cuthbert who is, in turn, under the protection of Amauris, who is, in turn, under the protection of Selise.
Selise, Finally works out what we heard before “You don’t find the Oracle, the Oracle finds you.”
Lemford the weasel was introduced. Selese. leads us to the hidden parts of The Last Drink that she seemed familiar with. Going Straight… see a halfling, told him we were with Lucious. The halfling pops open a secret door to the right. Manacle pulled to remember ANOTHER secret door.
Mapping done by Selise and Moth
Moth, Tenebrus, (floating towards front is) Quinn, Norbert & Cuthbert, then Selise with 40’ (20’ bright) light.
Tenebrus, the fighter, picks a lock!
Burial room. Down he hall to a portcullis, easily opened?
Paladins! Paladin’s tricked as folks hide and run.
New direction… through mural room… progress until find familiar territory. Then: Zombie things!!! Defeat 6.
Further… statues, one holding a bowl pouring water into the bowl of the other holds. But, decide on a crypt … the treasure under one unopened burial sarcophagus
3000 silver. 2700 gold pieces for the group.
Sorted into 450 gold, 500 silver (equals 500 gold) Then on our way out.
Selice gets us out of there… being familiar with another secure path.