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', […]

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 […]

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 […]