Archive for January, 2019

And the Plot Moves on

Thursday, January 24th, 2019

The great feast is interrupted with an assassination attempt on the Dwarf King. We foil it, of course, but 'This just confirms that there is something stirring in the Underdark', says the King, 'something that we will have to deal with.' 'I hope that's the royal 'we'.'

What Goes Around

Thursday, January 24th, 2019

After an initial audience with the Dwarf King, we are invited as guests to a great feast. When everyone is seated, we are asked to introduce ourselves. 'I am', I say, casting Thaumaturgy to make my voice boom, 'Charmandrathrax', pausing for effect and casting a second Thaumaturgy to cause some ground tremors, 'The Combustrous—' A […]

The Fantasy Equivalent of Light Reading

Thursday, January 24th, 2019

We are invited to see the Dwarf King, and are led to his throne room where he greets us. 'We have heard of your exploits. Please share your tales with me. There have been great rumblings, down in the depths.' 'Um, what kind of 'throne' is he sitting on exactly?'

Here's the Thing...

Thursday, January 10th, 2019

The party splits up, heading in two directions to two different cities, desperate to not just be sent right back in to the Underdark just because someone thinks it would be a dramatic turn. But, of course, this has been considered. A crow lands on a post ahead of the two of us who chose […]

But We'll Think About it

Thursday, January 10th, 2019

We finally make it out of the Underdark, with each of us swearing never to reenter that place, mostly because the GM has a good third of the adventure to go. Until the inevitable rails hit us, we head to the nearest inn to rest and recuperate. We follow signs of civilisation until we reach […]