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Revenge for the Agnolls of History
« on: December 09, 2016, 12:30:37 AM »
To start, xp for the battle:

Tarkin - for keeping your travels hidden - 2200

Ozzle - For a deadly shot to start the battle - 2000

Scratch - For finding the Fey and preventing a surprise - 2000

Razk - For cleverly collecting magic items and a double claw sneak attack - 2400

Saladien - For a griffon distraction that made a big difference - 2100
« Last Edit: December 09, 2016, 08:39:37 AM by Asinjin »
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Re: Revenge for the Agnolls
« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2016, 12:31:19 AM »
I wanted to call this thread: Bring out your should be dead.

The day Mortimor goes into the fort is the 25th day of the 11th month of 788.
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Re: Revenge for the Agnolls
« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2016, 08:37:35 AM »
As usual, xp for whoever posts a recap for Drax and Tox.
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Re: Revenge for the Agnolls of History
« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2016, 08:42:32 AM »
The plan as it stands:

Mortimor will go in to look for those that should be dead.  During that distraction, Saladien will sneak in and look around.

You have surveyed the area with animals to find a small entrance into the caverns below and are looking for ways to go through that to hopefully get inside that way.
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Re: Revenge for the Agnolls of History
« Reply #4 on: December 09, 2016, 10:55:32 AM »
A couple notes on the Stalker of the Dead (which would be known since most of you worship Dedestroyt and you had two clerics in your midst).

- It is not until a higher level than I guessed that there can be only one of them, 8th level or higher, so he might be up to 7th level as a stalker
- You notice, and this goes along with the legends that you have heard, that Mortimor sleeps very little and seems no worse off for it
- The first time you neared him, many of you feared to go near him.  Syrus still won't get within ten feet of him, and Saladien is gets queasy.

As a companion, Mortimor is humorous and good to have...to the gnolls.  Saladien finds his colorful descriptions of the deaths of those he has hunted down not amusing.

"There was this fat wealthy Magenthian merchant.  He soiled himself when he saw me coming.  It smelled so bad."  hahahah  "He got to his ship.  I only walked after him.  Stinking and crying as he went.  I let him think he had gotten away, and then I brought Dedestroyt's finger upon him!"  hahahahaha
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Re: Revenge for the Agnolls of History
« Reply #5 on: December 09, 2016, 11:31:08 AM »
"There was this fat wealthy Magenthian merchant.  He soiled himself when he saw me coming.  It smelled so bad."  hahahah  "He got to his ship.  I only walked after him.  Stinking and crying as he went.  I let him think he had gotten away, and then I brought Dedestroyt's finger upon him!"  hahahahaha
Ozzle listens wide eyed and eager for more details every time he tells a story.  When he speaks of the merchant soiling himself, both he and Cackle laugh in stereo.  Cackle purrs when he hears of people crying and begging to be spared.  After hearing these stories, Ozzle sleeps like a baby that night knowing that his fallen brothers will be tormenting the soul of the murderous giant that sent them home to Dedestroyt's realm.   

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Re: Revenge for the Agnolls of History
« Reply #6 on: December 09, 2016, 01:39:28 PM »
RECAP:
We built a mighty funeral pyre for our fallen brothers after taking a fang from each of them in their honor.  We howled and barked for hours as the embers rose to the sky.  We noticed faintly colored light emerge from the flame as they burned.  Orange (for Necromancy) and Green (Enchantment).  As far as we know or felt, nothing happened to any of us after their bodies finished burning.  Not sure where the essence of their blood magic traveled to.   

Saladien received a letter overnight.  Turns out it was from the giant stating that he'd give us 7 days to mourn the dead then we could either surrender or be killed.  We all vowed to avenge our brother's deaths, so we marched on.  Tarkin and Ozzle helped cover our tracks as we slipped deeper into the forest.  We managed to travel for about 11 or 12 days until Saladien received a sending from camp saying that we were going to be joined on our travels by a mighty stalker of the dead named Mortimor.  He reached us eventually and let us know that the giant is on Dedestroyt's naughty list for being brought back from the dead.  We planned an ambush and continued to travel.

Eventually, we saw some clouds roll in and, sure enough, guess who paid us a visit?  This time the brothers were ready.  We strategically hid around the edge of a clearing in the forest while Tox baited him into close combat.  Mortimor hid in a crevasse while camouflaged by leaves and twigs.  Once the giant and his griffon appeared, it was on.

Fey were sneaking up on us while we were waiting for the giant to descend, but Scratch would have none of it.  His spidey senses took over and the poor bastard who got to us first ended up grappled and beaten into a coma.  He had just enough air left in his lungs to alert the other fey in the area before the darkness took him. 

All of us were glitter dusted, but most of us managed not to be blinded.  Saladien and Drax fired back with burning embers of revealing to root out a good number of fey.  Cyrus, who was sneaking around, managed to catch a fey sniper in a tree and pummel it with a swarm of bats, effectively taking it out of the fight. 

Once the fey were routed, Saladien cast a major image of an amorous griffon flying down to put the moves on the giant's griffon companion.  The distraction worked and the griffon stopped in mid-air to await the phantom griffon.  The giant, initially unaware of the distraction, swept in and hit Tox squarely in the chest with the magic mace, but not before Ozzle unleashed a hunter's mercy infused arrow into his heart.  Tox took the blow like a champ with his new armor and fought back.  The giant then called to his companion to snap him out of his daze, but he had been severely wounded by the arrow. 

After a brief melee exchange with Tox and some magic assaults by the spellcasters, Mortimor sprung from his trap and assaulted the giant.  At this point, the giant was reeling from combat.  Tarkin hits him with another hunter's mercy infused arrow, more magic hits, then Mortimor announces he must deliver the finishing blow in order to send Dedestroyt his prize.  Tox flies into a fury, but manages not to deliver the killing blow and instead beats him with his fists.  Mortimor brings the mighty sword down and nearly decapitates the giant to finish him forever. 

Shortly after the final blow, a lightning blast struck the corpse and knocked the brothers back.  Mortimor laughs as he realizes it was Stronmus' attempt to bring him back from the dead, only to fail miserably due to the power of the stalker. 

We bury the giant's items so we can't be tracked or scryed and take his potions.  We then decide to head to the compound to complete our original mission.

We all get to the compound and stake out the area with animals and magic.  We decide the best approach to execute our rescue is to have Mortimor go in and announce he's there to collect the souls of those who should be dead.  While he's distracting the soldiers and scouts, Saladien and Cyruss will blink in invisibly and try to pinpoint our p.o.w.'s.  The brothers find a nice underground entrance they can sneak into and await the signal that the coast is clear to attempt to enter.  That's where we left off. 
« Last Edit: December 09, 2016, 02:12:17 PM by Malchia »

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Re: Revenge for the Agnolls of History
« Reply #7 on: December 09, 2016, 02:23:04 PM »
On the naughty list....hahaha
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Re: Revenge for the Agnolls of History
« Reply #8 on: December 09, 2016, 02:25:09 PM »
75xp for an excellent recap.
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Re: Revenge for the Agnolls of History
« Reply #9 on: December 09, 2016, 02:26:13 PM »
There are three giant sized waterskins filled with magical potion.  Each has a gallon of liquid.
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Re: Revenge for the Agnolls of History
« Reply #10 on: December 09, 2016, 02:26:42 PM »
After Scratch incapacitated the one fey, what happened to it?
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Re: Revenge for the Agnolls of History
« Reply #11 on: December 09, 2016, 03:29:06 PM »
After Scratch incapacitated the one fey, what happened to it?
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Re: Revenge for the Agnolls of History
« Reply #12 on: December 09, 2016, 10:44:47 PM »
...nearly decapitates the giant to finish him forever. 

"Well done brothers. But Stronmus' pack has claimed 2 of our own. We are owed another life."

If there is time, Drax cuts out the giant's heart, takes a bite, then passes it around to the others.

If there is still time, I am taking a finger.

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Re: Revenge for the Agnolls of History
« Reply #13 on: December 09, 2016, 10:48:19 PM »
Once the fey were routed, Saladien cast a major image of an amorous griffon flying down to put the moves on the giant's griffon companion. 
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Re: Revenge for the Agnolls of History
« Reply #14 on: December 09, 2016, 10:58:14 PM »
"Well done brothers. But Stronmus' pack has claimed 2 of our own. We are owed another life."

If there is time, Drax cuts out the giant's heart, takes a bite, then passes it around to the others.

If there is still time, I am taking a finger.

There is time for both, although Mortimor takes care to leave the body in good order when you depart.
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