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. […]

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 […]

Capturing an Assassin

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

Whilst fumbling around trying to find clues about Left Hand's disappearance we stumble on a plot to assassinate Red Beak, a general who came to town as part of scholar Lao Li's procession. The fight to protect the general is bloody but we prevail. 'We should find out who the attackers are and who they […]

Getting Fruity

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

The situation is again about to go pear-shaped. Or is it? 'Are there pears here?' No one is quite sure. 'It's about to go lychee-shaped.' That'll do.

Leather's Like a Shield of Steel

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

A fight breaks out in the market. We are defending ourselves from the man accusing us of theft, and his henchman. Fung Xe is able to close with Tong, the leader, and trap his weapon. Tong is unable to attack when pinned like this, so chooses to 'escape the trapped weapon by taking an action […]

Discerning the Obvious

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

We are mingling around the market square when a rather angry looking gentleman storms up to us and starts accusing us of stealing something from him. 'I know you've taken these things from me', he says, almost yelling in our faces, as a small gang of his followers looks on, 'and I want them back!' […]

It's Been a Long Week

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

'Your journey takes you to the river where you pilot a boat downstream, before crossing the pass to finally get to the village.' 'How long did it take?' 'A week.' 'So, 21 days.' 'Um, what?' '...since I last smoked opium. It was 14 days before we started, so now it has been 21 days. Did […]