Spine of the Dragon: Session 22 — The Secrets We Keep

SESSION 22 The Secrets We Keep Arthur, Byron, and Edmund stood before Princess Marra Wolfe, commander of the forces at Fort Pitt. Seeking a place of respite and free passage through the lands of House Wolfe, the Princess agreed to the following terms: the Bordermen of Brigand’s Rest, including their banners (Dark Horse, Fell Hand,…

Spine of the Dragon: Session 21 —Under the Banner of Brigand’s Rest

Session 21 Under the Banner of Brigand’s Rest 14-16 Ostara The terms of the combat were set. Three men would face off, individually. Whichever group had two men still standing at the end would be the victor. Arthur dueled Nelson Billet in a dual-wielding frenzy, with Hawke outlasting the swashbuckler. Byron entered into a shoot-out…

Spine of the Dragon: Session 20 — Against the Fell Hand

SESSION TWENTY “Against the Fell Hand” The Bordermen, with their new allies, the mercenary company Dark Horse, moved against the Fell Hand. The Hand, led by a robber knight, Roland Riddle, had made off with the mercenary’s horses, and several of the band were either killed or had gone missing during the brief conflict. Riddle’s…

Keep on the Borderlands: Session 18 — Live & Let Die

SESSION 18 “LIVE & LET DIE” The party caught its breath, taking a short rest inside a discovered bedchamber. Feeling antsy, they all began to poke around a bit. Kik-Dos discovered a push knife hidden in the headboard that Brukhart identified as a blade crafted by Balthazar of Thorne, one of the heroes of the…

Spine of the Dragon: Sessions 18/19 — Dark Horse

SESSIONS 18/19 DARK HORSE 8 — 14 Ostara Returning to the surface, the Bordermen were hellbent on confronting the alchemist “Holland Graille”. After a quick debriefing with Laylah, the group marched on the Apothecary where they were met by a human dwarf, Tarik Marttan. Marttan, speaking with a thick Mortainne accent, tried to bar their…

Keep on the Borderlands: Session 17 — A Tangled Web

Session 17 A Tangled Web Navigating the treacherous underbelly of Skalgrimgard — the infamous Keep on the Borderlands — the Ljunberg brothers, Pike, Drake, Sir Foster, and Gnarwald survived the spinning blades that threatened their traversing of the northern crypt after the knight discovered a hidden lever to silence the wicked trap. Sebastian procured the…

Keep on the Borderlands: Session 16 — “Secrets in the Underkeep”

Session 16 “Secrets in the Underkeep” Two weeks had passed since the Battle of Skalgrimgard and much had changed. With Ostara, the trees and flowers began to blossom and snow gave way to spring grass spreading across the landscape. Soldiers and builders, led by Salazar Locke, arrived and Locke took command of the post, displaying…

Spine of the Dragon: Session 17 — “Death by Wolf”

SESSION 17 “Death by Wolf” The She-Wolf lashed out, striking fear into the hearts of the warriors. She was toying with them, keeping them occupied until reinforcements arrived in the form of a giant, flaming spider. Arthur fled north, Byron and Togo fled east, and Edmund followed after Fletcher and the wolf. The She-Wolf fled…

Spine of the Dragon: Session 16 — “A Wolf at the Door”

SESSION 16 “A Wolf at the Door” “There’s no sense in fretting a fox in the hen house when there’s a wolf at the door.”   7 Ostara Rain fell mercilessly on three riders and a lone wolf found traversing the muddied trail that cut lazily through the Morgan plains between Mareston and the Spine…