Day 120 to Day 149

Day 149 – High Bias Ritual arrives

  • Ritual 2 of series of 4. “High Bias Survival II” (Level 21)
    • First – Gives elemental protection – Endure ambiance
    • Second – Gives elemental protection one element of Resist/3 – Resist/6 – Resist/9 – Resist/12 (21,24,27,30)
    • Third – Gives elemental protection two elements of Resist/3 – Resist/6 – Resist/9
    • Fourth – Gives elemental protection three elements of Resist/3 – Resist/6 – Resist/9
    • Stacked it – Fire, Force, Life to go to Solaria
  • Ephraim learns the High Bias and the Endure Primordial Elements Ritual

Day 148 – Barnabas and Davien showed up in the morning wanting to formalize the ‘fixer’ deal. We will do 1 in 13 and they will eat the fencing costs

  • Ephraim learns the portal attunement spell – Level 17, cost 12k, components is 4.5k

Day 147 – Shopping and Crafting – Domain Actions (Ephraim, Brelach, Aidan, Erik, Enowyn)

  • Temper and Gideon made contact with the Tiefling Thieves and arranged to get the ritual. 180k for two rituals and it will take two days
  • Regency Actions
    • Aidan – Increased his atunement level from 2 to 3 on his bow
    • Ephraim – Increased Blood Score
    • Brelach – Increased Blood Score
    • Erik – Increased Blood Score
  • News from home:
    • Vom Acht said Stellas got the Soul Forge in Wightlight working to make undead armies
    • Note from the head of the University:
      • Dear Companions
      • We have failed.
      • The expedition is destroyed. You must find other means to get the factory up again. Do not fear, do not falter.
      • The resonance harms the Southrons more than us. We have time. We may breed eromenos, we create atomata.
      • ALL WE MUST DO IS KILL RAPTOS
      • To kill Raptos we must have the Miracle factory. We can still WIN. All else means nothing.
      • Birk Taluskus

Day 146 – Going on an adventure in Pyranea

  • Met up with Daven at the antipodal node in Pyranea.
  • Has a target for us: Garick (pit fiend) – Marlith GF – 3 Glabrezu
  • On entry, we found in the first room
    • 1 War Devil
    • 1 Glabrezu
    • 8 Legion Devils
    • 2 more War Devil’s added
    • 12 more Legion Devils
    • XP and Loot
      • 10200 / 6 = 1700
      • 12450 / 6 = 2075
      • 16000 / 6 = 2667
      • Total: 6442
        • 5000 gp gem x 4
        • Chest with needle of annihalation – 70 astral diamonds – level 25 level
        • 35000 xp (trap disarm) / 6 = 5833
  • Proceeding to the second floor
    • Ante Room Fight with Ballista Murder Holes
      • Traps (8 level 21 traps) = 25600 / 6 = 4267
      • 15 Minions (800 each) = 12000 / 6 = 2000
      • Wardevil 4150 / 6 = 692
      • Total: 6958 XP
      • Treasure
        • 2500 pp
    • From the secret room we encountered a trap that dropped a 20 by 20 block of seemless stone. We turned to go the other way, when the block raised up to reveal some enemies.
      • 4 War Devils – 16600
      • 10 Legionaire – 8000
      • 1 Efreet Slave (She game from a house in Inferia – House Furestria. Her name is Salia.) 7000 xp
      • Party share of xp is 5267
      • Level 26 Magic Item (Aidan)
  • Found 4 more efreet’s slave
  • Disabled some traps along the way
    • 3 Traps – 19,200 / 6 =
    • Quest – (level 23) – Introduction to House Ferustria – 25,500 /6 =
    • Total share each: 7450
    • Loot – Magic Item Level 28 (Enowyn)
    • 9000 pp in art items (9000 lbs)
  • Cleaned out the second floor
  • On the way down to the third floor
    • Trap – 30000 /6 =
    • 2 Glabrezu – 20400 /6 =
    • 1 War Devil – 4150 /6
    • 24 War Legionaires – 19200 / 6 =
    • Trap – 5100 / 6 =
    • Grand Total /6 = 13142
    • Loot
      • 3600 pp
      • Level 25 Magic Item (Erik)
  • Last room of the third level – war devil’s and legionaire’ barracks room
    • 5 War Devil = 20750 /6 =
    • 10 Legionairres = 8000 /6 =
      • Grand Total /6 = 4792
  • Trap XP
    • 10200 /6 =
      • Grand Total = 1700
    • 85 Astral Diamonds (Our Deal is 1 in 14)
    • Found Pyrus being used as a fire pit
  • Down the bottom level
    • 18 Legionairre Devils 43200 /6 =
    • 6 War Devils – 24900 / 6 =
    • 1 Pit Fiend – 18000 /6 =
    • 1 Maralith – 12100 /6 =
    • XP – Total 16367
    • Loot -
      • 23750 pp
      • Level 26 (Ephraim)
      • Level 24 (Brelach)
      • Level 24 (Aidan)
  • 4 Cell Doors
  • 2 Other rooms
    • One of the room has a dimensional portal
    • Set of lever’s next to the door to the last room
    • We figured them out and released – Efreet Matriach Madam of House Fyreseus
  • Escorting the Efreets out we find Bernard, and two others (including our Fixer, Daven)
  • We take the Efreets to House Fyreseus and are arranging
    • Barshum Garda – Efreet of House Fyreseus
    • We gave them back for good will in future endeavors
  • We went back to our hotel room to give Daven his cut
    • 3,239 Platinum cut to him
  • Efreets consider the Fire Heart crystals to be part of the ‘soul’ of the mountain
  • Daven suggests working with the Fire Elementals to deal with the Root of the Mountain
  • Volcanic Dragons live in the throat and deeper down

Day 145 – 5th day of travel -

  • In the morning, surrounded by Dragonborn – we boarded our ship and left.
  • Found area of mountain heart fire crystal’s previously mined
  • Need to go down a lava tube to get to them
  • As we approach, we see the ‘hole’ 1 mile x 1 mile and 2-3 miles deep – city of Brass – lava rivers to either side
    • Fabled city of Brass – Efreet Capital that resides in the elemental plane of fire -
    • We approached directly, but cautiously and in the open. A brass boat with one red figure came out to meet us.
    • Efreet – Fire Genie – Flame and Flesh – Infamous for their hatred of servitude and arrogance -
      • Efreet Fireblade – Large Elemental Humanoid (Fire) Level 22 Soldier – Combastion (name)
      • City is made of Efreet of assorted types
    • City is named Infernas -
  • We buy emblems/passes for walking around – 10 pp (worth 5000 gp as an art object)
  • Got a suite of rooms – House of Wavering Flames
  • City on the ceiling – Pyranea (where the devil’s live)
  • After his shift, Combastion brings us to his cousin’s – House Silesias
  • Efreet Coradgin – named Pyrus of House Silesias – Liquid Metal Plan
  • After some discussion, we say we’ll come back tomorrow.
    • Investigating setting up some trade routes
  • After going outside to make some calls (had to go 5-6 miles outside the city) then set up a portal to get the ritual of primordial elemental resistance and some trade goods and 3 days of components for the ritual
  • When we got back to our room – Pit Fiend in our room and tasking his minions to kill us
    • 10-15 Legion Legionaire Devils
    • 3-4 War Devils
    • 1 Pit Fiend
    • 100 XP for Bob getting soda
    • 1000 XP just because it’s been so long
    • Loot
      • Level 27 Magic Item
      • Level 26 Magic Item
      • (Erik and Ephraim)
      • 3500 Platinum
    • 8800 / 6 = 1467
    • 8300 × 2 = 16600/6 = 2767
    • 18000 /6 = 3000
    • Total: 6234 XP
  • Fought them down until one War Devil is left. He surrenders – (Daven) – for ransom. He was hired for a smash n grab.
    • Glatch – Pit Fiend got a tip that there was easy meat down here. Daven and the other War Devil run a Devil for Hire org.
  • The proprieter of the House of the Wavering Flame is named Wilus and we (insight) understand he was the one that tipped them off.

Day 144 – 4th day of travel – Domain actions

  • Domain Actions
    • Enowyn – Raises her blood score
    • Gideon – Raises his blood score
    • Took 1 hour
  • Traveling – we saw some really bad dragon’s down below – they didn’t notice us
    • Nephramandeus – Current leader of the Ochre Hoard – Forsaken Pharaoh – Level 31 Dragon
      • Has been around since the Northern Sorcerer’s – has a hoard of treasures -
    • Dragotha – Fiend – Undead and Dragon – Was once a consort of Tiamat
      • Tiamat was one of the principle servants of the Great God Karina -
      • Dragotha lasted longer as a consort than most – was finely defeated by a dragon sponsored by the Great God Domana
      • Dragotha is a sword enemy of the Great God Domana – He sought out a priest of Termiment, the measurer – made a pact -
      • Dragotha fought in the Nightmare Wars with the Northern Sorcer’s Guild against Celegia
      • Serves as envoy between the Ochre Hoard and the Dragons of the Dragonmount Mountains
  • At the end of the day, we look for a place to camp. At the top of the cliff, 10 ft wide and pretty deep in the cliff face with wrotted/dried wooden ceiling.
    • Rune scribed Dracolitch – Gargantuan – Natural Undead Beast – Level 29 Solo Controller
    • Dragonborn Anihalator “Snarls” – there is one that is current consort of Tiamat named Casserus – Level 29 soldier
      • Counter offer – the head of one of the blood council – spelled so he can’t resurrect -
      • They are headquartered in the dream mountains – closer hq – skull mountain – gave us a talon that will let us in.

Day 143 – 3rd day of travel

  • As we leave the next morning, we see some dragonborn a half mile off keeping watch on us. We proceed along the edge between the great waste and the mountains. We camp at the ruins of a giant column that had overturned.

Day 142 – 2nd day of travel

  • Mid-day get to the desert and veer off into the mountains
  • At evening time – Aidan notices a town below -
    • 100,000 – 500,000 in population – roofs are flat – air lanes, rivers and roads
    • Bustling with creatures – dragonborn
    • Brelach used his map to get a snapshot.
  • Camping that night in an ice cave on a mountain top we were attacked by a cold dragon’s breath living construct
    • XP 1600 / 6 = 267
      • Grand Total – 177,797
  • We are expecting Szan to show up per Todd
  • We get ready for the encounter
    • Ancient White Dragon – natural, magical beast (dragon) – level 24
    • 4 x Construct Icy Wrath
    • (6400 + 30250) / 6 = 6108
    • We drove Szan who went crying back to Mommy

Day 141 – Heading north to the fire crystal volcano area

  • Crew of the folding Astral Skiff
    • Pilot – Erik (double shifts)
    • Crewing – Brelach (double shifts), Gideon, Enowyn
    • On lookout – Aidan, Ephraim

Day 140 – Domain Actions -

  • Domain Actions
    • Erik – Espionage Action
      • Against Meristis to make them look guilty
    • Ephraim – investituture action for Erik (Erik → Kallah)
    • Brelach – investiturure action for himself (Brelach → Jon Brewer and Uncle)
    • Aidan – Increased his item level
  • The combined lands shall be known as: Torva Praesidium
  • Items to do -
    • Scout Emerald Environs Bounds
    • Find source fire
    • Find Gorgeface
  • XP – Torva Presaedium – 30600 /6 = 5100
    • Total XP 177530
  • Got the maps from Pall Hammersmit

Day 139 – Stroke of Midnight – Blood bond ritual begins

  • Starting at midnight, we start the blood bond ritual – to complete it by dawn.
    • 3 hours in, the battle outside goes away as the blooded feel ‘funny’
    • At the end the ritual, the building is on fire, the walls are on fire.
  • Blood completion items: A additional # of realm actions = 1/2 number of people in the circle
    • My stuff or with my bonded
  • Each of us should form a Board of Governance (BOG) – 3 people who we trust
  • For breakfast – we had 3 people – blood subsumption.
  • XP for the The Great Bond – Blood Bonding = 114,000 / 6 = 19000
    • Total XP – 172,430
  • General split – 20,892 gp in gold
  • Brelach spends the day training in blacksmithing – possibly Tetching
    • Talking to Pall Blackhammer – Need a fire crystal – heart of an elemental king – gate to another plane
    • Maps to old volcano for fire crystal – family heirlooms – take a few days

Day 138 – The Day of Burning

  • Gideon wakes to find the bowl for communicating with Lydia – it is active – and showing an image of a great conflagration of fire off a big tree
  • Psion ### said by to Aidan and floated into the wind.
    • XP
      • Determine the Barefoot Child – Chapt 7 – Return of Leslie – 19200 / 6 = 3200
      • Oaken Heart – 16800 / 6 = 2800
      • Dancing Lady – 24900 / 6 = 4150
      • Total: 139847 + 10500 = 149997
  • The group flew off on Gryphons to perform a recon of Grandfather Oak
  • Near the out skirts of Grandfather Oaks’ territory, dragon kin are clearing the forrest and building forts and roads. It is blue sky and dry.
  • A small brown dragon flew up to meet us, we flew down to encounter it. Knocked it out and searched it. Had 7 pounches with 7 identical notes and an Astral diamon. One empty pouch.
    • Note:
      • Greeting Estimed Friend,
      • Please accept this gift in token of my apparence. Signed “H”
  • Interogating the young brown line
    • In service to the Sandstorm – the ochre hoard – sourge of the desert
    • They are here to slay Hakomekkatala
    • They were guested on their way here by a dragon greater than him – Possibly the line of Sza.
    • His name is Hasleemataryntisl
    • What does the brand “B46” mean, it is his clutch mark.
    • Eric sent a message back with him and let him go.
  • The group continued on towards Grandfather Oak.
  • Grandfather Oak is surrounded by three concentric circles of burrows – they are magically imbued as a banishment ritual is being carried out. Each circle has a dreambreath dracolith tending to it and the ritual.
    • Formless pyschic realm – the dream -
    • Just as the the following waves arrive, we defeat the dracolitch and make our escape
    • Bloodreaver Dragonborn x 2 – 17 skirmishers
    • Bloodreaver Dragonborn x 3 – 2-3 rounds
    • Dragonborn Warmaster (w/6 more Bloodreaver Dragonborn) – Level 23 Leader
  • We led a trail back towards Hakomekatala’s area – we scouted the border crossing from Grandfather Oak’s and Hakomekatla’s – burned out – dragonborn are marching east – the large majority are dragonborn’s sellswords (lvl 2 skirmishers, medium, natural, humanoid) – sprinkled in are dragonborn exemplars – (lvl 7 elite soldiers) – every 20 sellswords has an elite commander – We pass 5 Units (couple thousand guys) – brown dragon wyrmlings mixed in (level 2 elite lurkers, medium, natural, magical beasts, dragon) – 10 Units at Hak’s place and some special units
  • Hakomekkatala’s stronghold is under siege. There is a ‘foe’ standing on top of the stronghold. An ancient brown dragon (level 25, solo, lurker, gargantuan, natural, beast, dragon). Enowyn – the blood orc’s are scouting upon the dragonborn.
  • XP
    • Dracolitch Encounter – 20000 / 6 = 3333
    • New total = 153430
  • We scout south of Hak’s area – in about 5 miles south the forces thin out – they have scouts further south that are blood orcs – towards Erebane’s
  • We contact Vom Acht to tell him we are comming to visit. We sweep south then towards our land, then up through Vom Hold, then to Wightlight.
  • Erik and Aidan – on the flight noticed Emerald Environ activity south east of our lands – they were headed south. Perhaps Grandfather Oak called for his aid.
  • When Enowyn realized that the Blood Orc’s were scouting the activity of the brown ones, Erik contacted Tillis. Shar has made an alliance. The Necrohive (Gravelands) made an attack on them. (It was our attack on the Dracolitch) Tillis says all to our east will be claimed.
  • At the headquarters, we go into the inne, at the bar, dressed in barkeep in blood is Morgan Vom Acht. At the table are Stellas Vom Acht, Tinley Tate (Steward of Vom Hold), Lia Starlight, and Marsha Gunstanz.

Day 137 – Meeting with Lydia at the Blackwell

  • Lydia won’t join us. She’s going to a retreat she prepared. She has left us some gifts.
  • On top of the Anvil, 3 tetches.
  • Erik and Kala leave to finish their honeymoon
  • Gideon tracks down Lyriana at Mason’s place – and find’s the orphan.
    • When Enowyn get’s to them, she realizes she is in the presence of a Great Power.
    • Divinity is shining through Lyriana – Avatarhoodlike
    • Orphan is Kala’s daughter. (Blood Score: 25) Named Leslie.
  • Brelach works with Pall Blackhammer – Smitmaster – Guild of Steal from Irongate to start using the forge
  • Kala and Erik to return from honey moon

Day 136 – Gideon talks to Lyriana

  • The Veil started acting up. Jill’s group took over a supply caravan that was on it’s way to the 7 gates (7 sisters)
  • The Veil fluctuated on the day our tower blew up. She doesn’t think Celegians will be comming up through the Veil anytime soon.

Day 135 – Considerations of who the 9th in the web should be

  • Eric consulted Kala and Vom Acht
  • Gideon set up a meeting with Lydia for noon the day after tomorrow
  • DOMAIN ACTION -
    • Gideon – Contacting Lyrith – 1 GB – 10 Regency
    • Enowyn – Making a province happy – Grimhold – 1 GB – 10 Regency – Moved to Helpful
  • Gideon goes somewhere to meet Lyrith on a Gryphon – but not really, just someone Lyrith wanted Gideon to see/find – it is Jill/Lyriana, his contact from below the Veil – she was wounded by some Emerald Environs
  • Enowyn heals her and it will take a day for her to recover

Day 134 – Review with Scholars – map research

  • Magos Taluskus – Northern Sorcerer’s guy called us bad names and set an epic level trap off on us
    • This was solely a magic trap that went off within siegestone. Self powered to open a portal to somewhere bad a small amount, then use that to open a bigger portal.
  • Brelach does PR
  • Aidan and Gideon collect the cypher stones
  • Ephraim has the engineers collect the stone
  • Enowyn healed any (15) that were hurt during the explosion
    • Magos Taluskus – Survived the Taluskus – 35000/6 = 5833
    • Wedding Bells – 16800 / 6 = 2800
    • Real Estate Deals – 16800 / 6 = 2800
    • Getting out of Celegia
      • Sell Out – 12000 / 6 = 2000
      • Walking through Darkness – 12000 / 6 = 2000
    • 15433 Total (139,847 Running Total)

Day 133 – Gideon reviews the old Celegian maps he procured

  • Brelach goes to see the Scholars about the map
  • They had a set back. But they makea copy from the map
  • Gideon then reviews his knick-nacks (light stone, water stone, imperial permits for magic items) with the Scholars

Day 132 – In the morning, Enowyn receives a call from Gideon on her message stone.

  • 6 hours later we return with Gideon
  • Scholars say they will have one more day
  • DOMAIN ACTION – Ephraim, Brelach, Aidan
    • Ephraim – Raising the source in Black Forrest from 2 to 3
    • Brelach – Spend the day communing with my armor – polishing it with my blood – spending 10 RP
    • Aidan – Raised atunement level from 0 to 1 of his item

Day 131 – Brelach reviews security procedures with his people

Day 130 – Kala and Erik wedding day @ 9am

  • Vom Acht shows up in a severe black velvet suit with golden pipery
  • The wedding completed fine.
  • Reception occurs -
    • Ephraim is circulating while the welcome line when he notices a member of the Canker delegation standing apart
    • Run from top floor to bottom. Grates at 4th floor and 7th floor.
    • Shapechanger got out on 7th floor and went down.
    • Vom Acht makes announcement of dowery to Erik – 7 provinces that touch
      • Sea of shocked people – Stellas Vom Acht sets down his glass – quietly turns and leaves the room.
    • Erik informs Vom Acht. Who does not want to tell Erik who it was. Vom Acht has a short conversation with Brelach who then sends the all clear.
  • Wedding Gifts – 9 Art Objects – 10K gp each
  • Kala and Erik go on honey moon to World Meet Grove

Day 129 – Wedding day preperations

  • Brelach is best man
  • Enowyn is maid of honor
  • Geppen, Meristis, Gunterlandis, Gabrera Stances, Canker, Meltas, Lassermaine, Remnants of Wightlight (one high ranking family showed up), and some Terrania
  • Afternoon of 129, 9 Silver Dragon show up with Vom Acht
  • (Kala invited Serena from Wightlight; Serena was a hostage with Vom Acht)

Day 128 – Originally scheduled: Bales of Silk to be delivered to Cannium

  • Scholar’s to hire some sorcerer’s to research Aidan’s celegeian warddrobe. It will take a week to find the resources.
  • They convey that they have found a map in the stones of Broken Skye Keep that they have been working on.

Day 127 – Trip to the tugging

  • That morning – we crowd into to box or attempt to – and can’t – then Aidon exerting his will gains back control – we get in the box – and then Aidon had to exert his will again to get
  • The encounter with the Tagaleer Circle doesn’t go our way – the artifact cabinet took damage – ‘General Blane’
  • Gideon is left behind – oh crap.
  • XP – Partials defeats of Tagaliers and General Blane – 133,000

Day 126 – Domain Action for Erik

  • Erik Domain – Training on Grandmaster stuff

Day 125 – Kala’s arms arrive and last day of travel

  • The keep frantically mortering in the corner on the tower. By the end of the day, the cap is in.
  • Brelach continue training units – integrating with cleric’s and wizards.
  • Gideon talks with the Aesil ambassador’s
  • What we call Blood Magic, they call Regency Magic
  • Meeting with Victor Haversham – intersested in making diplomatic relationship – Send an ambassabor to him on Day 155.
  • 20 Bails of Silk gained and they return
  • Aidon is feeling a constant tug on his aura now

Day 124 -

  • Travel Group (Aidon, Ephraim, Gideon and the 3 Aesil ambassadors) – while flying this day – the cloud cover clears up – After noon meal, not in the Graveholds – completely creepy
  • Back in the Graveholds – that night – big electrical storm – on the roof – 4 lightning bolts continously connecting to the 4 corners where the chains are – we got everyone up and finished cementing it place
  • Brelach is training units.

Day 123 – Aidon, Ephraim, and Gideon off on a trade mission to the Aesils

  • Brelach is training units.

Day 122 – Wedding Preperations

  • Kala makes wedding preperation
  • Brelach and Ephraim observe the placement of the Broken Sky Tower chain from the broken end. Brelach helps out. Half the day spent winching the chain.

Day 121 – Kala Healed and scouting Celegia

  • We healed Kala. (Ordered arms to arrive on Day 125)
  • Aidon and Gideon are disguised as humans and going to Celegia.
  • Gideon is trying to make contact with the thieves guild in the city the cabinet is with.
  • Super hot city – 105 degrees – City of Cannium
  • Gideon works trade route for 20 bales silk..from trees? with Joe from beneath Temple of Lyrith in 1 week (Day 128)
  • Jill is the female contact he made down there.
  • Lots of testing of magic items from south
  • XP
    • Go South Young Man – 9600 / 6 =
    • The Sundered Heart – 16800 / 6 =
    • The Youngest Demon – 9600 / 6 =
    • The Ancient Beauty – 12000 / 6 =
    • Approaching Armies – 19200 / 6 =

Day 120 – Domain Actions

  • DOMAIN ACTIONS
    • Gideon – Espionage Action on FrostMarch
    • Enowyn – Espionage Action on FrostMarch

Day 120 to Day 149

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