07-21-32 – Party picks up 3 goons and goes after little Kess and his thugs (also Tollenkars lair). They penetrate part way to level two, and then retreat to the woods with the heads of 12 thugs.
07-24-32 – In Diktur with the 12 heads, the group learns the thug bounty is only for certain thugs.
07-25-32 – Opting not to go immediately back after Kess, Death Test is attempted, and level 1 is as far as they get.
08-25-32 – After resting a month Woodsguard and Rashtan get two new recruits to go to Death Test. So Andros Bloodletter, and Sir Smythe of Tharkin join up. Level 2 of the test is completed. Smythes squire was killed and the group was hurting coming out. With the booty, Woodsguard pays off debt to the Wizards guild. With money in hand the group leaves the guild of knowledge in good spirits.
08-27-32 – While shopping in Diktur, Andros, Woodsguard, Novus, and Rashtan are contracted to deliver a potion from Nightshade to Olias Sandhill. Unknown to them there are agents trying to prevent this. They get the potion, but trying to deliver it they run into Melor, and Sequis of ORCA. Melor too stupid to quit fights to the death, but Sequis runs. As he was about to turn a corner 30 yards away, Novus launched a bola, and tripped him up. Rashtan provided the kill and the day was saved.
09-10-32 – Andros group now with Sir Smythe go to Thowen village. Andros is looking for the secret to an organic broadsword. The sage Baltis sent him to see Farthing of Thowen. In Thowen they discover that a darkmage Drakenkaine has been stealing maidens. Woodsguard and Smythe have dreamt about the guy and want to kill him. The group agrees to do it. They find the place where Drakenkaine has set up a pentagram. They decide he is going to use maidens to summon a demon. An automatic defense (brute warrior) materializes and cleaves Rashtan in two. He uses his wish ring to survive the blow. Drakenkaines storeroom is penetrated and looted. The group is hurt, but ready to take on the wizard. He will try to get his demon in 5 days.
09-13-32 – Party continues on quest. They find hobgoblin village and sack it. Smythes bodyguard is killed in the fight. The mound in the center of the village is discovered and investigated. They use the black staff to teleport in and find D-man in the middle of summoning the demon. Drakenkaine decides not to wait any longer. A long and bloody battle ensued. Novus gets crisp fried by a flame jet, and Rashtan is almost driven into the ground by a demon punch. The turning point came when Woodsguard severed Drakenkaines hand. Control of the demon was momentarily lost, and he bee lined for the wizard. Drakenkaine was grabbed by the demon and dragged away. Andros, in a fit of bravery, asked for the mages head and the demon gave it to him.
10-10-32 – Party back in Diktur. Farthing told Andros he would need a bulette, and to go to the mountains to find the dwarven craftsman Garth Stoneheart. Smythe tries to impress his father, and lies to him. His father senses the lie, but can’t be sure. A fight ensues and papa swats Smythe a good one and sends him on his way.
10-15-32 – Alexandrite, Bork, and Chk’Prk go to Bree for wedding.
11-15-32 – Alexandrite and Bork are married under the watchful eye of Chk’Prk. The entire hobbit contingent of Bree is in attendance. A major celebration follows, and the news of Alex’s pregnancy is well received. Ballock sends his love, but could not attend due to family needs.
11-17-32 – Andros, Woodsguard, Cloverleaf, and Novus go to Death Test. They get to room three before bailing out.
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