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  • Session 2

    Theo fell ill with dysentery . Renwald and Crow arrived in Brindinford and were grudgingly admitted into the group . Very grudgingly . Constable Reginald dragged a man into the town square accusing him of trying to break into his house . The man's …

  • Session 3

    Following the trail of blood to Shadrach's room Theo found him unconscious on the floor , backstabbed . Shouting for help eventually Max and Renwald reluctantly entered the room . Spotting a man outside the inn holding a knife Theo rushed down and …

  • Session One

    Ace , Theo , Max , and Shadrach started out in Lantona signing up for constabulary duty , were given a speech by Bishop Terjen about how this needs to be a non-church operation because some people are worried this signals an end to civil jurisprudence and …

  • Session 6

    En route to the abandoned Cigar Lake Mine , Shadrach left the party on a holy pilgrimage to be in the Seat of Law during a minor church holiday celebrating Bahamaut's victory over the dark terrors of the Far Realm . In the outskirts of the Hickory Branch …

  • Session 4

    Heading towards Whitelily ostensibly in pursuit of Vacra the party came across a badly burned , rusted , injured and deafened women on horseback carrying another woman , also injured , poisoned , and diseased . After some shouting and bad pantomime it …

  • Session 5

    A forest warden in Klok's Woods tells the party that he had verified that gnolls are gathering in large numbers south of the Gosmaw River in the area known as Branten's Gift . The land was originally given to orcs and once they abandoned the worthless …

  • Session 7

    Shadrach caught up with the rest of the group returning from his pilgrimage with a pair of newly formed semi-functional wings . Theo declared this to be a miracle , Shadrach's reward for his unflinching opposition to enemies of Menoth's good works . …

  • Session 8

    Arriving in Bogsbridge the party found a festival in full swing . A county-wide day of celebration had been ordered by Count Bradenton due to his son's glorious victory over the Vulture clan dwarves responsible for the massacre at Ashmead . A handful of …

  • Session 9

    Note through all these events Hathor tried to dissuade Max from any decision he made . After a shopping spree the remaining party members , Max , Hathor and Jak matriculated to establishment of Ann Li - Mage for Hire . Max kicked in the door and …

  • Session 10

    After a lengthy discussion of the potential for arresting Lavinia with Kraye the party decide that the best thing to do was to head to Green-nest (AKA Greenlight , AKA Greeness AKA Greenmass AKA Green-whatever) to continue looking for Furnock . Skirting …

  • Session 11

    Ace disappeared to check in with his contacts about the location of the mask . Shadrach wandering through town trying to entice the Red Claw into a duel . The remainder of the party decided that participating in a manhunt was boring and talked to Anders …

  • Session 12

    Hathor and Max bickered (Mom and Dad are fighting!) Decisions were made, then un-made, then made, then Crow and Jak just started off down the road and eventually Max and Hathor caught up. Dragonborn were arrested for previous mind control and possible …

  • Session 13

    (*Note and reminder, Ace went to help Renwald) Max awoke with the party cocooned and found himself stuck to the ground by his pet cave fisher. He then discovered that his cave fisher could talk, and intended to "upgrade" Max with his own exoskeleton. As …

  • Session 14

    Exiting the gigantasaur with a few gnoll scouts in the area the crew headed west on magically summoned steeds eating magically summoned food and drinking magically summoned water . Mmmm , magic ! Hathor spotted some people in the distance and considered …

  • Session 15

    [[File:495711 | class=media-item-align-center | 650x325px | how_max_left_the_town.jpg]] Arriving at the town of Dreslev and the Fort of Clatsoth the group found that they were flying the flag of a mercenary group known as the Razor's Crown . They …

  • Rum Punch Festival

    Held annually in Whitelilly the Rum Punch Festival (which coincides with a minor church holiday) celebrates an incident 88 years ago wherein a group of slavers taking orcs to Thenol stopped in Whitelilly overnight . The next morning before setting out …

  • Temerad

    "No direction is correct , so any direction must be subject to sudden change . You must see and hear in every direction ." - Methelas (from the Eight Rules) A form of unarmed combat created by a small group of true elf pilgrims who returned to the …

  • The Cave Shrine of Tiamat

    The most famous and widely performed play in the Protectorate the Cave Shrine of Tiamat tells the story of a idyllic village brought to ruin by the discovery of a secret shrine to Tiamat . The villagers destroy themselves with paranoia as they accuse one …

  • Elven death masks

    In recent years the collecting of "Elven Death Masks" has become all the rage amongst the semi-wealthy . In theory these masks are hand-carved from Deklo wood by the elves of the Astral plane , being perfected over hundreds of years to a level of …

  • Fountains of Shrenn

    One of Menoth's original disciples after this ascension Shrenn spent decades traveling the land and building six fountains empowered with Menoth's might . Each fountain is keyed to one of the six ability scores and drinking from the fountain causes 1 …

  • Smashcastle

    A form of double solitaire where the players draw , play and discard simultaneously where the discards go into the deck of the opposing player . Wealthy matrons often play Smashcastle with their servants or when calling on each other and it is often …

  • The Mountain Ghosts

    Most men of the Lortmils are straight-talking , hard-fighting , beer swilling savages who appreciate nothing more than a good shieldwall and a little bit of booty . But every society has their black sheep and among them are the Mountain Ghosts - a …

  • Crypt of Cystus

    Some say there's little in this world more unpredictable than a bored and wealthy ex-"adventurer" . Anyone who disagrees with is often pointed to one Morgan Ironwolf (real name Moku Mosely) a former wanderer , treasure seeker and obsessive monster killer …

  • Wragby Bladeworks

    Originally a guild of bladesmiths the leader of this organization decided he could attract more dues paying members by recruiting not only those that make weapons but those that use them . In a few months membership swelled from a dozen to half a hundred …

  • Free Rasalhauge Republic Monetary Corps

    The small and embattled nation of the FRR needs many things to give them a chance for survival - chief amongst them operating capital . Sandwiched between the Seat of Law and the Rasalhauge Dominion their opportunities for trade are severely curtailed . …

  • Well of Murmurs

    This magical well is reputed to grant anyone who drinks from its waters great knowledge . However few can attest to this fact as it is guarded by a dread beholder that some say is in truth the severed head of Io himself , driven mad by his dismemberment …

  • Why do wizards love towers ?

    A humorous almanac and travelogue written by "The Walker in Blue" , the identity of the author is a matter of hot debate in scholarly circles . A pastiche of jokes , stories , songs , travel tips , and information about the "lessor known wonders" of the …

  • The Trench

    While most criminals face corporal punishment or hard labor for their misdeeds Calbaria has a few small prisons for those deemed too dangerous for a work camp or exile are held before their execution . For those rare miscreants that need to be …

  • Sora Kell

    During the building of the Great Road and the conquest of the Desolation one group of people that was welcoming peaceably into the fold was Sora Kell tribe . Asherti records indicate that the Sora Kell were savages that plagued their communities with …

  • L'gy'hx Wyrmbreaker

    The theories of the few Far Realms scholars (the ones not in asylums) are rarely welcomed anywhere , but particularly the church of Menoth finds their mad "scholarship" to be an offense . This has a great deal to do with the theory that Menoth's quest to …

  • Anti-slavery groups

    Slavery remained long dead for many centuries until resurrected unintentionally by the actions of the mages of Ebonspire . And although Calbaria and Imir have since abolished trade in sentient lives the sorry practice continues unabated in Thenol . …

  • Menoth - The Basics

    Menoth is a Lawful Neutral deity with strong good tendencies . Approximately two thirds of his clerics are lawful neutral and about a third are lawful good . A tiny number of extremists and fundamentalists are lawful evil . Despite the theoretically …

  • Gaddock Teeg's alchemy

    In examining Teegs's lab Max noticed several heretofore unknown alchemical mixtures - a disgusting black serum that helps protect against mind effects , a syrupy silver liquid that clings to the flesh and turns aside weapons , a vapor that aids …

  • The Far Realm - Real Yet Unreal

    Knowledge of the far Realm is rare for many reasons , primary among them that few scholars who pry deeply into this subject retain their sanity to pass it along . The sage Ceyal Usetin penned the only intelligible tome on the subject years ago and while …

  • Twiceborn

    Although it is within the power of many of Menoth's most righteous followers the act of resurrection remains rare - Menoth usually allows souls to rest once their mortal days are over . But it does happen , and those blessed/cursed with such a second …

  • Rian Tevard "the Ever Armed"

    The tradition of dueling societies along the Mooril River is widely considered to be the legacy of Rian Tevard , known as the Ever Armed , the Songsaber , and the Dancing Blade . In her day Tevard traveled the river extensively , earning a reputation as …