Posts Tagged ‘dice & glory’

The Cabal of Eight Pt.27: Farmers Cross Fiasco

Posted on August 16th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The great purple moon and its ring gave way in the gloaming to the gold-red then orange-white of dawn. The sun rose over the far off farmhouses and laborers’ hovels as the sky went blue then shone on the banners of Farmers’ Cross Lodge as they unfurled over the front gates. The four mages of […]

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Moths of Tanglethorn

Posted on August 9th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

After a full year in the Game-Master’s chair, I finally was going to get to play. Of course, Cris was GMing and going to set his campaign in the Poisonwood capital of Tanglethorn. It was going to be an “Evil Game”, a campaign where all of the Player Characters have an evil base alignment. Everything […]

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The Cabal of Eight Pt.26: The Stranger

Posted on August 2nd, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Leaving Corje with their wagon the mages of the cabal of eight stumbled into the tavern half of Farmers’ Cross Lodge through the saloon doors from under the covered porch outside. The place was busy but not overcrowded mostly farmers, grain traders, and produce sellers. The ceiling was high; the entire log and timber structure […]

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The Cabal of Eight Pt.25: Wagon East!

Posted on July 26th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The group of young mages found themselves being beaten down on by the sun while breathing the dust of the road once again as they traveled south along the Trade Road East. Fauna (played by Jenn) in an effort to relieve her companions of the blistering rays used her pup tent as a covering for […]

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The Cabal of Eight Pt.24: Plate of Scorpions

Posted on July 19th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Fauna (played by Jenn) rapped on the black lacquered wooden gate beyond a rounded plaster archway sunk into a white plaster wall. Meanwhile Excor (played by Cris) cast Prestidigitation on himself to clean up and produced a 15gp bottle of fine wine from his robes hoping to allude to his social refinement (an Ivoran noble […]

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The Cabal of Eight Pt.23: Trial of the Cabal

Posted on July 12th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Dawn broke over the high walls and battlements of Ezmer. The sky was aglow with deep gold and streaked with shadowed purples, pinks, and reds. The large purple moon and its great ring was but a shadow quickly fading. Similarly the lurking dregs of the city that lurked sank back as the sun rose. The […]

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The Cabal of Eight Pt.22: Cloak and Blather

Posted on June 28th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Excor (played by Cris) cut Jirek’s bindings. The young scribe was visibly in shock. He stared blankly as his rescuers fell upon the gory remains of Haxat’s corpse looting anything that appeared valuable or that they recognized as magic. Afterwards, the young mages decided to take their loot back to the cabal room and properly […]

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The Cabal of Eight Pt.21: Blood Red

Posted on June 21st, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

As splinters of wood sprayed into the dim, fire lit chamber the semi-transparent form of the red imp was thrown from the remains of the shattered door.  Its diminishing screams continued to echo as it fell back down into hell. Gornix’s new spell, Force Ram, had smashed down the imp-possessed door and laid open the […]

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The Cabal of Eight Pt.20: Rats, Rowdies, and Imps

Posted on June 7th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Gornix (played by Gil) the salt-lotus wizard was huddled over his makeshift lab and deep in study over a length of scroll cut for scratch as he continued his formulations. Jirek who had been acting as lab assistant through the night excused himself come dawn and left for his job at the Bardic College library. […]

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The Cabal of Eight Pt.19: Mage Life

Posted on May 31st, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

As he faced a High Born Sailor with paper and quill in hand Szoosha (played by Isis) was still in a groggy stupor and speechless. Naga Sailor (in Split-Tongue): “Ah! You’re awake. Your friend said that…” Szoosha: “Where the HELL am I!? AM I AT SEA!?” The young elementalist shot erect and took a look […]

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The Cabal of Eight Pt.18: Two Birds

Posted on May 24th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The young mages, Fauna the druidess (played by Jenn), Szoosha the black-scale naga fire elementalist (played by Isis), Excor the mage (played by Cris), and Gornix the wizard (played by Gil), walked into the Red Helm tavern. They noticed a wizard in powder-blue robes by the windows smoking a pipe. Noteworthy as he seemed out […]

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