Discuss finalized characters, etc.
Marching order (front to back): Rogue/Ranger/Cleric/Wizard
Party heads out, travels for 4 days.
- Before dawn on the fourth night, a Scarlet Brotherhood monk with an Ogre on a leash approaches and attacks. The party defeats them after the Scarlet Brother wouldn’t buy what they were selling for a price they would be happy with. Looting.
Traveled for two more days, come upon crowd which intends to burn a witch.
- Ratavan, priest/witchfinder of Cuthbert.
- Dead cows/bulls— glowing green and detecting as necromancy
- witch gave party a few potions.
Party believes someone is following them. Travel 1 more day
- Wilhelmina detects 5+ humanoids attempting to sneak up on their camp at night.
- (party defeats 8 mercenaries, tracks them back to their camp, captures 2 more & horses, gear.)
- these guys are from the Manticore’s Wing mercenary company
One more day’s travel takes them to Kimberton.
- At the bridge, someone wants to know what is going on (they’re crossing into Sea Principalities with captives, lot of horses.)
- Party ransoms the captured surviving mercenaries back to their company (by way of a sketchy slaver)
- Party speaks with their banker
- head out down-river
Spend the day in Kimberton.
Seven days aboard a poled riverboat.
Reach Port Torvin.
Party departs on the Sea-Gallop with the evening tide.
Clear sailing next seven days.
Huge storm, followed by a whirlpool.
Day 1— sucked down into the down-below, useless nobleman is killed
Day 2— crewmember turns up dead, ‘buddy system’ instituted
Day 3— cook turns up dead (in quarters with useless mistress, who has also been attacked)
Day 5— walls glow, gravity fails, spells lost
end of day 6— end of above phenomina, spells return
day 10 — surface in a swamp (beneath a red sun).
- Halatia, 18 year old human woman, pampered
- Spaldar, 24 year old human male sailor
- Hollis, 30 year old human male steersman (and bad-tempered drunk)
- Lorren, 14 year old human cabin-boy
- Torios, 24 year old human male ex-bodyguard and duelist