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11/17/34 in game, 040117 real world
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Further exploration of the lower levels reveals a gelatinous cube which paralyzes Loren, but is fried by Moonbeam and Laiduin. Likealla the Drider is encountered and an epic battle ensues. River who had lain hidden the entire battel emerges unseen and backstabs for the kill. Moombeam then raises the portcullis revealing the stone golem. She buffs and enlarges and wades in for super giant monster smackdown. After trading blows once, the golem moves to pin River and Thalci. Moonbeam having nothing to do with that, rolls a crit and powders the golem in one final epic blow.

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Session 23 XXXXXX – Day 35. Original Party is transported out by Adonis Beatifica in room B72. They are replaced by the Igit party. Arriving in B72 they find all doors locked. While attempting to open the door they alert Haglar (Grignash in common tongue) who enters the room with 6 goblins. The group overcomes this obstacle and the room is open. G’lp is freed from room B73 and immediately killed by Igit. Dwelmir says a quick prayer to send him on his journey. Hammerfist is discovered and negotiated with in the guise of the Goblin King. The party agrees to fight the bugbears and leave the goblins alone. They follow Hammerfist to B75 and meet the real Goblin King. They agree to killGuk on B95 and bring his head back to enjoy the wealth and power of Norendithas the Stoneshaper.

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11/16/34
More Bone Hill

The first sublevel is breached and the wight and wraith take their toll draining the party. They are eventually overcome and the group continues. The ghoul and ghast room is handled surprisingly easily even though Loren and Thalchi are paralyzed. The group retreats to Telvars rooms again to rest and refit. In the Wraith room, Loren’s intuition saves at least one life as she senses something is wrong and channels energy surprising the wraith, damaging him and thwarting his ambush.

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11/15/34
Actual date 01/14/17

Bugbears and Telvar are killed. Casper is put to rest. He is eternally grateful. Telvars entire complex including the roof is discovered. Thalchi recognizes the etchings on the roof and realizes Telvar is making star charts. His lab is discovered and the group settles into his quarters for the night before heading below.

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Page 20 of History 10/28/34-11/15/34

Last catch up post. Future posts will be in real time after adventuring is over for the day.

10/28/34-11/12/34 Adventure time party goes to Botanical Island to learn about dinosaurs. They land in Restenford and learn about the Church of the Big Gamble, Bone Hill, the wolf pack, andGM TEXT ONLY They set out to explore and meet Feldalac at the Church. Thinking him queer they do not investigate much further. They then head to the pebble hills where they are accosted by the gnolls with their ogre buddy.

11/12/34-11/15/34 – Breached the ruins on bone hill. Encountered hill giant skeleton and barely destroyed him. Met Casper Weinburger and River and Loren did not become afraid and befriended him and agreed to help lay him to rest.

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Page 19 of History 07/24/34-10/28/34

07/24/34-8/8/34: Sygyn, Pomery, Idgit, and Boudica to Hightower to scout and learn. Find the undead knight and put him to rest. Take his tabard back to Barnacus for research. Research will take 5 months.

07/24/34-08/07/34 Keep party routes the bugbears and gets lost in the minotaur lair. Face the big bull and take him down. Nice haul of treasure and after dealing with some nasty striges, get out and back to keep with their loot.

08/07/34-08/10/34 Keep party routes Gnoll lair. They let 18 children, 5 females and 1 son go. They also alert the Kobalds as to what they have done. The Kobalds hunt down the weakened gnolls that night but the son, 2 females, and 3 young escape. On the way back to the keep, the party encounters a treant. GM TEXT ONLY The group moves on without making contact.

08/10/34-08/14/34 Return to caves. Enter the final cave of Rostobol. First encounter with his acolytes goes badly and forces a retreat and re-entry. Second attempt is better. Wind up downstairs where Mitochondria the medusa and Boris the torturer are met. Mitochondria uses her guile to escape after turning Loren to stone. Boris is tough and drops Thalchi, and gets licks in on almost everyone. Teamwork puts him to rest. Skorlbald is saved from the Spanish Donkey torture and is grateful. Give some helpful info, and is set up the big bedroom as he is in no shape to travel yet. Gelatinous cube and Wight are encountered. Cube engulfs Loren and most of Party retreats. Laiduin holds ground and burns cube to the ground. Wight hits River and levels drains him once. Holy vessels are looted from alter room due to Loren’s casting of Consecrate.

08/14/34-08/16/34 Final battle with Rastobol. 4 acolytes are encountered and one manages to get to the bell and ring it. This awakens all of the undead and the corridors are flooded with zombies skeletons and acolytes. Loren begins dropping Channel bombs and wipes out 1/3 of the undead before the acolytes counter with their own channels. In the meantime, Moonbeam wild shapes into a tiger and begins wholesale slaughter of undead. With the part still overwhelmed by sheer numbers Rastobol makes his appearance. River and Thalchi hold down the rear against 4 plate mail clad acolytes as Laiduin discovers Nokomis and his kobalds arrive. She negotiates with them to help and a massive melee ensues. Rostobol and his close acolytes whittle Loren down who by this time is cut off by the sea of undead and fights alone. She falls in battle and is carried off by Rostobol and 2 acolytes. The rest of the group finally turns the tables after everyone except Laiduin falls in battle. Late but on the trail nonetheless they discover Loren tied up half naked and branded with the holy symbol of Asmodeus. With her eyes burning with focus, they untie her and head back to the keep. As the group prepares for the trip back to Barnacus, Loren learns that not only is Rostobol alive, but he was actually number 2 in command under Lawrence who has conveniently slipped away from the keep.

08/14/34–09/01/34: Igit, Boudica, Sygyn, Fansy, Pomery, and Dwelmir head to Duvaks Pass to figure out why the miners are sick. Boudica, Fansy, Pomery, and Dwelmir all get sickness. It manifests 08/15/34. They discover the Moorlocks have infested the mines and confront M’Dok and kill him. M’Dok’s 2 sons are discovered and Fansy kicks them over the cliff to Boudica’s horror. Bodies of many of the miners are found in the alcove. They proceed and find Jakt and the source of the Plague. Boudica entreats Jakt and tries to sway him, but he is firm in his devotion to Grumsh. The entire party uses their abilities and teams up on Jakt eventually bringing him down. The waters begin to clear and they head to Duvaks Pass to bring the sad news of the miners demise. They burn the caves and cure the remaining townsfolk. Fansy nearly dies of the disease but rallies and survives. The party travels back to Barnacus to rest and refit. GM ONLY TEXT

08/16/34-10/28/34 Adventure time party rests in Barnacus and spends some loot.

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Page 18 of History 06/07/34 - 07/24/34

06/07/34 – 07/01/34 – Adventure Time manifests in Barnacus, Diktur, and Sieve. They take their first contract and outfit a group out of Barnacus to the Keep on the Borderlands.

07/01/34 – 07/04/34 – Searching for the caves the group encounters the mad hermit and after a bit of misunderstanding, square away with him and head to the ravine. They survive a raid by orcs and settle in to start in on the caves in the morning.

07/03/34 – Sygyn, Idgit and Pomery stalk and kill Holg and end the highwayman’s career. They bring the loot back to Barnacus and give it to the poor.

07/04/34 – Kobald lair A is broached. ½ of the complex is vanquished when the main room (#6) is encountered and through an amazing diplomacy effort, the kobalds befriend them and ally with them. Nikomis gives them a Kobald password “eggshells” to avoid future kobald conflict.

07/06/34 – 07/10/34– Back at the keep after victory over the orcs at cave B. Slagbag reduced the party to Moonbeam and Laduin, but they had enough power to take him down. Major conflict between Thalchi and Loren over when to keep ones mouth shut. Orc females were cowed by Laduin, but Thalchi goaded them into combat anyway. Made Loren very mad and nearly caused a party split. Party stays at keep 3 days to refit. Thalchi leads group of men at arms to caves to recover goods from orc caves. Gains a MW Short Sword for her efforts.

07/08/34 – 07/22/34 – Sygyn, Boudica, Idgit, and Pomery to Darkwater village to solve the reptileman attacks and wrecked ships. Discover pirates. Boudica cuts captain Erqua in half! Saddened by the death of the light house family, travels back to funeral services. Burn the false lighthouse to the ground. Returned all trade goods to Barnacus earning +1 merchant diplomacy for life there. Befriend Krys’nrk a reptile man scout. Also by returning clutch of eggs gain trust of second reptile man tribe.

07/14/34-07/15/34 – To the caves and assault of Cave C. Gortag and crew recognize the ring of Slagbag and this makes the orcs deferential to Laiduin. Combined party power plus the ring in Laiduins possession allow them to vanquish 8 orcs, and parlay with Gortag. GM TEXT ONLY Party returns and sells loot, then heads back to caves to assault cave D.

07/15/34 – Goblin Cave D is breached and the goblins are dealt with fairly easily until their Ogre friend arrives and spreads mayhem all over. A united team effort culminates in a River double slash kill and the Ogre goes down. The goblin warrens are attacked and all adults killed including the chief. The 6 children survive and the party locks them in room 20 so they can continue to explore the rest of the cavern. They rest for the night in room 21 only to be interrupted by a hobgoblin patrol.

07/16/34 – 7/18/34 While raiding the hobgoblin lair (F) the feast room is turned into a massive mess. The Hobgoblin children were playing a game when one of them got bold and charged Moonbeam. Moonbeam reacted and scored a full power hit on the little dude. The men immediately attacked and were dropped by a combined effort of Loren, River, and Moonbeam. Laiduin and Thalchi stay largely out of the combat for reasons unknown. Negotiations followed and when the party agreed to back off, River went back one extra turn for a quick loot and was plugged with a crossbow. The Hobgoblins looted his body, taking both his main weapons. The party withdraws with River feeling a bit betrayed. The torture room is discovered and the hobgoblins have left. The 6 captives are freed (The gnoll is rendered unconscious first). Laiduin uses ghost sound and dancing lights to scare the female hobgoblins creating a creature named Scotty. One hobgoblin was so scared she peed herself prompting Laiduin to dub her Urinitia.

07/18/34 – 07/24/34 Grey ooze and an owlbear give the group a severe workout. They emerge victorious, but River contracts filth fever on 7/23/34. Fever affects River on 7/24/34. Party invades Bugbear lair and the guards manage to strike the gong alerting the entire complex. A massive fight ensues and all members of the party get in some solid licks. Moonbeam drops the chief with a combination of flaming sphere and shileighlie aided quarterstaff strikes. In addition, Moonbeam uncovered a Djinni and got a wish. She gained a permanent +1 AC.

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Page 17 of History 01/11/34-06/07/34

01/11/34 – While moving into the level 1 sub level, Xris invokes Wes Jas and she appears herself. She bestows Spell Mastery on him, kills an air elemental, and tells him he is on the right path. Awesome!!! Work way through much of level 1 and get into trap room with dead thief. Gwen takes the flame strike twice but gets the chest open. Group decides to camp in this now secure room as all traps have reset.

01/12/34 – Kevin tries to jump a fireball trap and fail setting it off taking him to -9. To his fortune, Xris is right next to the blast and is able to cast a Cure Moderate saving his life. Secret door to level 2 is located and the party drops a level. Kevin rolls 2 natural 20’s and overcomes and eliminates his fear of heights.

01/14/34 – Lava room is discovered and the Mephits are beaten. The Ring of Campbell and Bruce is recovered and the group holes up for the night to rest. Wake on this morning ready for further action.

01/16/34 – Party retreats to Jaeger with loot to heal and refit. Grimtooth has been knocked into a coma by the shocker lizards, and has to have bed rest for 23 days (02/09/34).

01-23-34 – Alexandrite has her baby.

01/24/34 – After a week of waiting for the chemist to create enough acid to deal with the crystals, the group has gone back to the cave and pried out all the crystals. They bring them back to Jaeger and the chemist nukes them in acid ending the threat of the Dark Garden and the legacy of Nockmort.

02/09/34 – Party finishes refitting in Jaeger and is prepares to move out on a new leg.

02/11/34 – Travel to Bree seeking passage to Barnacus.

02/22/34 – 02/24/34 – Into Barnacus via ship.

02/24/34 – 3/07/34 – Travel to Glen Hollow in to help the villagers and learn about the Barrow King. Kelsian is tasked by the guild to bring back as much information as possible and if possible kill it. Head to the Barrow and explore the entry crypts. Fight through and meet necromancer. As he is defeated, he lets the group know Abraxes will escape and live to fight again. In fact Abraxes does get away and he sees the party. He personally vows a death wish on all of them. He will be back. Alter found and crypt sealed. High level clerics called in to destroy alter. Back to Barnacus and report the effects of adventure to authorities.

03/07/34 – 06/02/34 – prices of food rise steadily over the three month period causing characters to pay +2%, +4%, and +5% to live each month. This is due to the stopped shipments from the village of Darbin.

06/02/34-06/05/34 – Travel to Darbin. During investigation of the Brain Vines, Auroras evil dagger manifests and cause major party turmoil. After a massive party fight where the dagger changes hands 3 times, and Aurora actually tries to murder a small child with it, Kevin winds up with the dagger in his backpack and heads off to an undisclosed location to hide the dagger while the party decides what to do with it to destroy it once and for all. This whole encounter has been appropriately dubbed “The Damned Dagger Danger” by Karen.

06/05/34 – 06/07/34 – Finishing off Darbin adventure. Monthly COL of Karen, Aurora, and Kelsian reduced by 5 GP due to sharecropping venture. Kill the Shambling Mound that Kurishan had become. Free all villagers except one that was accidentally killed. Pay for a big party for village, and restock the town with food and supplies. They take possession of Kurishans old house and lend it out for sharecropping.

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Page 16 of History 12/28/33 - 01/10/34

12-28-33 – The group is at full power as of 12:01AM when Xris prays for his spell guidance. Around 3:30 Kevin sneaks out to pursue a Druid. He is suffering from the after effects of a Geas placed on him by the Dryad of the large Oak. Although the Gaes has lifted, his Paladin sense of duty has seized upon this task and turned it quest like. Karen hears him sneak off but does not initially know it is him. She follows quietly sending Grimtooth back to wake Xris and Gwen. Grimtooth is beside himself without Karen, and in awe of Gwen and her powerful fighting ability retreats to a corner and fiddles with what he thinks is a simple playing card. It is in fact a trump and he summons Elvira wittingly. Kevin Communes with his gawd and decides to return. After much confusion the party gets back together and settles back down. Into the main bugbear stronghold. A mighty fight with A hill giant and a bit of harmonious luck for Kevin gets the party barely past. They find the major treasure room. Hurt, they withdraw to a defensible position. The bugbears have now had enough. They realize that Nockmort is dead and that the party is exacting heavy casualties. They move to a parlay to protect their women and children. They agree to leave for 25% of the stored loot. In the night, the bugbears leave as a group taking only the agreed upon items..

01-01-34 – More exploring of the old Bugbear held areas. Use the night to boost hit points and spells back to maximum. Entire Bugbear area is mapped, and the valuables have either been removed by the bugbears after yesterdays parlay, or cataloged for future removal..

01-02-34 – Elvira totally throws a Color Spray at the guard Ettin and the two headed giant is so dazzled he passes out. Gwen uses this lull to move in and slit his throats ending the threat. The party is able to then free all the inmates. They release Rootshaker and gain his undying gratitude. He knows all of Nockmorts plans and gladly reveals them to the group. As a show of gratitude he proclaims, no harm can ever befall them in any forest on the Isle of Doom. Rootshaker then animates the great oak and frees the Dryad. The group decides that rather than move on right now it would be better to help the folk of Garland Fork.

01-04-34 – Party takes a barrel of antidote back to Garland Fork and cures the town. They are rested up and prepare to head back to the desecrated Temple and move forward with the Anitomicon quest. The threat of Nockmort and his twisted ways has ended. The meteorite fragments are still in the cave however. Rootshaker sends Griffon rider to tell party where about of their lost mounts. Also lets them know Kevin’s man at arms is in Jaeger and that the bugbears are massing for a strike in 4-5 days. The group uses the Griffon guide to retrieve their lost horses, and convince the people of Garland Fork to lend them a wagon and draft horse in exchange for a load of rebuilding supplies from Jaeger.

01/05/34 – Party returns to the tree and spends the day extracting treasure. They recover everything except the ivory horse. It takes time as there is a lot of lifting and raising to be done. Using the intelligence data from the Griffon rider they always leave Kevin at the top to keep watch.

01/07/34 – Party travels to Jeager with loot loaded wagon arriving around noon.

01/09/34 – Group arrives back at the tree and meet the bugbear clan in open field combat. Bolstered by 5 Man-at–Arms from Jaeger, an epic open field battle ensues. Group is hurt, but victorious. Kolracht the Bugbear leader escapes with a twisted ankle.

01/10/34 – Cleaned out the upper temple and found the secret door down to level 0 of the dark garden. Naga in upper temple gets off 2 lightning bolts and 3 magic missiles before succumbing nearly killing Gwen and Elvira. Party explores the east wing of the Dark Garden. They find the spider room and the Hall of Portraits. Return to main entry room and explore the east wing. Karin and Kevin fall into the pit trap and the bugbears attack the remaining party. Gwen fights valiantly to hold of the bugbears and all but does it, only the leader gets by. 1 turn from the door Xris casts Alter Self into a Dire Ape and runs him down and mashes him from behind. Good stuff.

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Page 15 of History 10/09/33-12/26/33

10-09-33 – Jacqueline, Sygyn, Tolbert, and Cloverleaf arrive in the village of Flutie after tracking some Fish men. They are trying to head off the Fish boys to keep them out of Darkwater village. The Fishmen are on a pilgrimage. 4 Fish men are killed as they try to raid Flutie for provisions. It is a nasty fight and the group narrowly defeats the fish men. Sygyn takes a vicious knife wound across the eyes leaving a small scar. The remaining 8 fish men trudge on towards the shrine.

10-17-33 – Henry party arrives in Blasingdell and rest before final trek to the stone tooth – the reputed location of Durgeddins’s forge. They track to the opening with relative ease. Inside they are set upon by orcs led by 2 large Ogre’s. These are overcome fairly quickly and the location of the shaft to level 2 is found. Down the long stairs to level 2, the group finds this level occupied by troglodytes who are expert at blending in. Led by a sorcerer capable of invisibility, they cause many problems for the group. Dirk Smith, a human rogue is found captive and freed. The door to the forge is located, but can not be unlocked. The group heads down to level 3 in search of it, harassed by the sorcerer all the way. On level 3, the group encounters a huge roper, much bigger than they can handle. The attempt to sneak by but Dirk is caught and eaten. Karin, guided by the master, manages to find the key to the forge and the group races back up to the door.

11-1-33 – Having found the key, the group ventures downward. They find Durgeddins forges, but they have been occupied by Dueregar. Much fighting ensues, but the party is victorious. The actually find Durgeddin himself, and they take his armor and sword. It is not a grave robbing as they feel a deep sense of relief in the act. Durgeddin is finally at rest. They descend to the final level and encounter Nightscale the black dragon. After a tremendous battle where nearly everyone was in mortal danger at least once the dragon is slain. The hoard is collected and counted and among this is an elf maiden. The group takes her in as one of their own. Return to Blasingdell and eventually Bolindain with the news. A large group of Dwarves led by Henry and Doan go back to deal with the Roper. Durgeddins lair is once again and finally in the hands of the dwarves. The party settles in Barnacus for rest and recoup.

12-15-33 – Xris, Kevin, Karin, Elvira, and Gwen arrive in Garland Fork to start the first leg of the Anitomicon quest. They find the black Oak tree in the middle of the road and decide to move into the village that night. They investigate the town that evening and hole up there before moving off in the morning. As a side note: Karen flat out one shot killed a Troll with 6 levels of Ranger. Karin ripped out the still-beating heart of that troll and took it to the Wizard’s Guild and they’re studying it because they don’t understand why it’s still beating when it’s not attached to a troll.

12-21-33 – In the Temple of Wee Jas, the party has been set upon by Bugbears who fight spectacularly and drop both Kevin, and Xris. Karen and Gwen hold off the hordes and then spend 3 days defending the fallen as they heal. The group is now rested and ready to forge ahead. Investigating the garden shed, they encounter 2 Shambling Mounds. One quickly grapples Gwen and takes her out. The second gets a hold of Kris and squeezes the life out of him. He dies the death of a constricted man. The party discovers the prisoners, and strikes a deal to rescue them in return for a Raise on Xris. Xris gets Raised, and the party retreats to rest.

12-23-33 – Rested and ready to tackle the rest of the Secret Garden.

12-26-33 – The party meets Nockmort in combat. A fantastic fight ensues where he takes out 2/3 of the group. Kevin steadfastly uses the healing wand and keeps the party recirculating. On literally their last gasp, Gwen makes a pair of mighty blows and fells the foul tree. Karen is knocked unconscious and is comatose. Xris goes down unconscious as well, but is revived with the last of the wand. The party occupies Nockmorts rooms to hole up and refit. They are on their last legs right now.

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