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Re: Chapter One - Kassen Town Square
« Reply #150 on: June 08, 2018, 05:20:27 PM »
Sandy slips once but narrowly avoids slamming into a tree, and ends up at the bottom breathing heavy but unharmed.
Babies, chum: tiny, dimpled, fleshy mirrors of our us-ness, that we parents hurl into the future, like leathery footballs of hope. And you've got to get a good spiral on that baby, or evil will make an interception!

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Re: Chapter One - Kassen Town Square
« Reply #151 on: June 13, 2018, 04:56:49 PM »
"This should be easy..." Dariel things to himself as he descends with the others.

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Re: Chapter One - Kassen Town Square
« Reply #152 on: July 02, 2018, 11:58:16 PM »
As her companions make their way down the hill, Maura shakes her head as they refuse her help. She shrugs off her armor and straps it to her back. Attaching a rope to her mule, she keeps one hand on the lead on her other on the rope tied to the tree.

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Rolled 1d20+4 : 16 + 4, total 20
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Re: Chapter One - Kassen Town Square
« Reply #153 on: September 14, 2018, 07:47:17 AM »
"Woohoo!" Sandy shouts, laughing and clapping as Dariel begins his descent, and Maura follows.  "It's easy, right?"

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Re: Chapter One - Kassen Town Square
« Reply #154 on: November 26, 2018, 07:54:28 AM »
Sandy, Maura, Kirdo and Dariel manage the steep, muddy descent without much trouble.  Checking the map, you see that you've reached the Serpent Gorge, and the Crypt of the Everflame is just ahead.
Babies, chum: tiny, dimpled, fleshy mirrors of our us-ness, that we parents hurl into the future, like leathery footballs of hope. And you've got to get a good spiral on that baby, or evil will make an interception!

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Re: Chapter One - Kassen Town Square
« Reply #155 on: November 26, 2018, 08:37:32 AM »
Sandy flicks the rain out of his eyes, and says over the noise of the rain, “Not much farther, right?  I’ll scout ahead.”

He moves off, keeping Mara in sight.
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Rolled 1d20+9 : 5 + 9, total 14

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Re: Chapter One - Kassen Town Square
« Reply #156 on: November 26, 2018, 08:38:21 AM »
Sorry— forgot how to do the rolls— that first one is stealth, the second is perception.

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Re: Chapter One - Kassen Town Square
« Reply #157 on: November 26, 2018, 09:35:41 AM »
Mara seems to relax, but she is alert and ready for action. This "quick, uneventful journey" has been anything but, and she doesn't intend for it to fail now

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Re: Chapter One - Kassen Town Square
« Reply #158 on: November 27, 2018, 11:27:22 AM »
The sparse trees at the bottom of the valley quickly give way, and you see your destination.

An archway of stone is set into the side of a small hill at the bottom of the valley.  Moss has overgrown many of the details, but one is still quite clear.  The keystone of the arch is carved with a flame symbol with a stylized rune in the middle.  Beyond the archway is a darkened tunnel that leads to a pair of massive wooden doors, one of which is slightly ajar.

A pair of horses and a trio of ponies lie slaughtered next to the archway, each corpse still tied to a post set into the ground
nearby. A swarm of flies hangs lazily in the air above them.

Babies, chum: tiny, dimpled, fleshy mirrors of our us-ness, that we parents hurl into the future, like leathery footballs of hope. And you've got to get a good spiral on that baby, or evil will make an interception!

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Re: Chapter One - Kassen Town Square
« Reply #159 on: November 27, 2018, 12:21:43 PM »
Assuming that since Sandy is scouting ahead, he's the first one to see it...

He smells the slaughter before he sees it.  Blood and sour meat.  Sandy crouches behind a rock and pants as quietly as he can to keep from vomiting.  This was so much worse than the wolves.  How long since the horses has been slaughtered?  His mind races.  Flies had gathered.  The bodies stank.  Maybe hours? 

Sandy covers his nose and mouth and studies the scene from behind the rock. 

Can he tell anything else from here?  He would get just close enough to see/smell the bodies.  No closer than 30 feet, I guess.

Perception +9 1d20+9 : 13 + 9, total 22

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Re: Chapter One - Kassen Town Square
« Reply #160 on: December 02, 2018, 02:50:43 PM »
Sandy notices some bones underneath one of the horses, but would need to approach closer to see more than that.  Nothing else is moving that you can see.
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Re: Chapter One - Kassen Town Square
« Reply #161 on: December 03, 2018, 08:51:16 AM »
Not seeing anything overtly dangerous, Sandy signals to the others to approach.  He catches Mara as she gets near.  "There's some bones underneath that horse's carcass.  There."

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Re: Chapter One - Kassen Town Square
« Reply #162 on: December 03, 2018, 09:30:47 AM »
Mara approaches quickly, eager for to sight their destination. When she comes upon the grizzly scene, she stops short.

"Iomedae's light, what transpired here?"

Trusting the others to watch her back, she approaches the horse indicated by Sandy. Before moving the horse to get to the bones, she inspects the carcass, attempting to determine how long it has been since it was felled.

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Re: Chapter One - Kassen Town Square
« Reply #163 on: December 03, 2018, 09:51:56 AM »
Sandy stays back a bit, but readies his crossbow and keeps an eye on the area.

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Re: Chapter One - Kassen Town Square
« Reply #164 on: December 03, 2018, 01:10:48 PM »
Perhaps it's all the mud and muck, but Mara is unable to make a specific determination on time of death.  Recent, since they do still look like horses and ponies.
Babies, chum: tiny, dimpled, fleshy mirrors of our us-ness, that we parents hurl into the future, like leathery footballs of hope. And you've got to get a good spiral on that baby, or evil will make an interception!