Archive for August, 2010

Whoever Wins Loses

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

Against the odds we have defeated Su Zuo and tied him up. He tells us his tale of missed promotions and bitter revenge, which is why he has ended up keeping Left Hand's daughter hostage in this stable. It all sounds rather plausible, particularly when Left Hand arrives and refuses to deny any of it. […]

Saving Two Characters with One Roll

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

Derailing the adventure is not really a problem, it can generally be assumed to happen at some point. No, our main problem with a bleeding Suo Zo at death's door lying at our feet is that he is a General in the state's army and in town on official business. 'Don't untie Yii just yet', […]

Let's Off-road!

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

This is just dandy. Not only are we still no closer to finding the missing Left Hand, now his daughter Yii has been kidnapped. In a burst of competence we find some tracks leading from her house that take us away from the town and to a stable, where we see a bound Yii being […]

Roll Twice, Look Once

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

'What do you get?' 'Hang on, I'll roll it again and actually look at the result this time.' <rolls dice> 'I get a critical failure. That'll teach me to pay more attention.'

It's Not Even 'Cake or Death'

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

One of the assassins is in our custody. At least, he is with Tweedle-dum and Tweedle-dee, who are preparing to interrogate him whilst Yuen Shu-lin and I take Fung Xe to receive medical attention for a near-death experience. The assassin is securely tied down as Cheng Nenfa and Kwai Chen Tai discuss their tactics. They […]