The Guardians – Episode 17: Don’t cut the bridge

This week’s PCs:

  • Aragorn – male human fighter, level 4
  • Diana – female human fighter, level 4
  • Elfred – female elf cleric, level 4
  • Fredo – male halfling thief, level 5
  • Hermione – female human magic-user, level 4
  • Mistamojo – male human cleric, level 5
  • Oracle – male human fighter, level 4
  • Rusty – male dwarf fighter, level 4

Last time, the goblin Tarukbo convinced the Guardians to come with him to meet with his leader. Most of the tunnels that lead to their underground lair were overrun by goblins that have been turned into zombies by the Lich Kranis Volan. Tarukbo was certain that there was at least one clear tunnel to their lair where his leader was still in hiding. But even that cave was guarded by three zombie goblins.

The group were able to dispatch two of the three easily. When they failed to put down the last one, it screamed loudly and its shrieks echoed across the valley. They turned around to see a horde of zombies descending on them.

Fredo, Oracle and Elfred looked up and saw that the Lich was floating above the incoming zombies. He was staring at them intently from above but didn’t do much.

Everybody ran into the tunnel with Aragorn in the lead. He finished off the remaining zombie in their path and pushed in. The rest followed him inside except for Oracle.

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The Guardians – Episode 16: Encounter with the walking dead

This week’s PCs:

  • Diana – female human fighter, level 3
  • Elfred – female elf cleric, level 4
  • Fredo – male halfling thief, level 4
  • Hermione – female human magic-user, level 4
  • Mistamojo – male human cleric, level 5
  • Mystic – female elf magic-user, level 3
  • Oracle – male human fighter, level 4
  • Rusty – male dwarf fighter, level 4

The group decided to stay the night at the hydra’s lair. As everybody needed to rest, nobody stayed awake to stand guard while they slept.

Fredo stirred awake to see a big sea snake slithering around camp. He decided against attacking the serpent. Instead, he nudged Oracle awake to ask him what to do.

Oracle just stood up, pulled up his pants, pulled out his magical long sword and swung it at the snake. He dealt the snake a mighty blow but it was still alive and bit him back. Oracle staggered a bit from the venomous bite but managed to kill the snake in the end. Thankfully, Elfred was on hand to restore some of his strength.

After everybody woke up and readied themselves, they climbed up to the surface and continued north to look for the goblins’ lair. They only had to walk a short distance when they found a cave with three goblins walking slowly and aimlessly around it.

Mistamojo, Mystic and Rusty went to the goblins to try to talk to them but only realised that they were actually undead when they were within melee distance of them. The zombies attack the trio. Forced to fight the undead goblins, Mistamojo and Mystic killed all three of them.

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The Guardians – Episode 15: Death to the hydra

This week’s PCs:

  • Aragorn – male human fighter, level 4
  • Brioche – male human thief, level 4 (deceased)
  • Diana – female human fighter, level 3
  • Elfred – female elf cleric, level 4
  • Fredo – male halfling thief, level 4
  • Hermione – female human magic-user, level 4
  • Mistamojo – male human cleric, level 5
  • Mystic – female elf magic-user, level 3
  • Oracle – male human fighter, level 4
  • Rusty – male dwarf fighter, level 4

With the two ogres crushed under falling rocks, the team scrambled toward the only visible exit from the collapsing cavern. Oracle ran with the others but was slowed down from carrying the unconscious Brioche in his arms.

Then a stalactite fell from the ceiling and hit Brioche’s head. Oracle saw that Brioche had stopped breathing.

Considering that the cavern was crashing down around him and that a dead Brioche was slowing him down, he just dropped him in the ground and ran.

Not wanting things to go to waste, Fredo ran to Brioche’s body and took anything of value. Afterwards, he ran toward the rest of the team.

Everybody was starting to gather by the tunnel as nobody wanted to go face-to-face (or faces) with the seven-headed hydra in the next cavern. Since the hydra was huge, it couldn’t get to them. After a few more minutes, it began to walk away from the entrance and the team could no longer see it.

Mystic took a peek into the cavern and saw that the hydra had returned to its resting place across the stream. She then fired a Magic Missile at it which angered the hydra. It stood up and crossed the stream toward them again as they all tried to cross the water to the side of the cavern with the ladder that led to the surface.

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The Dragonslayers – Session 5: Kheldratus’ task

The Player Characters

  • Chichi – female halfling thief, level 4
  • Elrond – male elf magic-user, level 3 (sort of)
  • Gambit – female elf fighter, level 4
  • Goldmoon – female human cleric, level 4
  • Pedro – male human fighter, level 4

 

The mission

After a full night’s rest, the band of heroes collectively known as the Blacksmith’s Heroes ventured to the tower west of town to see Kheldratus the Magician about a job.

As they approached the tower, they noticed a white owl swooped into one of its topmost windows. They knocked at the heavy ornate door at the base of the tower.

Ivar, Kheldratus’ apprentice, answered the door. He led them upstairs into his master’s study.

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