Archive for February, 2011

Crossing Swords with the Boss

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Theodosia is waiting for the acolytes. He's not really expecting them, and actually surprised to see them still alive after sending hired guns to kill them, but they have just blown a security door off its hinges and walked in to his secret basement. Now he's going to do his best to make sure they […]

Bypassing Security Using Brute Force

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Getting in to Theodosia's inner sanctum may not be entirely straightforward. The acolytes have followed the trail of the assassin and influential cult member to a church on Ambulon, but now a locked basement door stands between them and discovering the truth. Never fear, though, as Matthias has trained in security and is confident he […]

Sharp Question

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

On deciding their next course of action, the acolytes consider the information they've gathered so far. 'We could make enquiries about the Serrated Query', suggests Xerxes. 'Or the other group', says Matthias, 'the one with the weapon and mark as their symbol'. 'Yes, that's the Serrated Query.' 'No, they have the question mark', Matthias clarifies, […]

It's Blindingly Obvious Now

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

'We got some night-vision goggles and flash grenades in one of our great strategic decisions.'

Or We Could Meet Him There

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

'We're following Theodosia.' 'Where's he going?' 'That's what we're trying to find out.'

Call Him By His Name

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

Getting good answers out of The Oracle, the ancient source of knowledge on the moving city of Ambulon, turns out to be rather smooth after the first hurdle. There are some obvious questions to ask, whose answers prompt further questions. It is almost as if the encounter were scripted. 'Who is the master of the […]

You Tell Me

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

Rudely awaken from the slumber by mercenaries, the trail of evidence leads the acolytes to the moving city of Ambulon. Some convenient transport gets them to the city, and they have to struggle once again with a new undercover identity that more fits with the life on a forever-maintained machine. Nobles from Fenksworld would not […]