Archive for June, 2009

Stealing the Horde's Flames

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

Knifey may be retired now but he is still around to share some wisdom with the rest of the guild. During last year's midsummer festival Knifey dared to enter the four Horde capital cities to steal their flames, being rewarded with a neat crown for his efforts. This year's midsummer festival has begun and I, […]

I Actually Wanted the Chocolate Bourbon For Myself

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

Continuing the tournament of potential young samurai we are taken individually before a panel who test each one of us on our courtly knowledge, politeness and manners. One of the questions concerns the acceptance of gifts. Kenji-san is surprisingly aware of such matters for a member of the Crab clan and gives the right answer. […]

To Lack or Not to Lack in Confidence

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

With a player absent our normal campaign takes a short break. Instead, we play an introductory game of Legend of the Five Rings. We each choose our character from a small selection generated before the session by the GM and note our abilities, characteristics and various strengths and weaknesses. Our scenario is to compete in […]

Getting Rid of the Poison

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

Being attacked by an arachnomancer and his pet spiders threatens opportunities to be poisoned, which a couple of us manage whilst we figuratively try to flush them down the sink. Sadly for Adran, by the end of combat he is still suffering from on-going poison damage. Not having the poison resistance of Gruknal, who has […]

And It Has a Furry Hilt

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

'I have three powers on my weapon alone.'—Adran, compensating for something.