Drinking & Dragons

LRC:In the Garden of Evil

From Drinking and Dragons

Starring: Robhim, Wolfdale, Ist'Vaech, and Cadearo Dominous
Guest Starring: Grim Greycastle, Sir Valans, Rory Freebird, Simon and the dark one Janus

The party grows a tail

While the party is in Ordulin's market district searching for a moneychanger to get the diamond dust to bring Lukas back from the dead, Wolfdale's keen eyes take note that the party has grown a tail, or rather two tails. Two men clad in armor and with an official bearing that proves difficult to hide have been following the party. A closer looks proves the men to wearing insignia of rank with the Silver Ravens.

A request for help...

When the party returns to the inn, they find that there is someone waiting for the party. A twitching man sits at the bar and his eyes shine when he spots the group. A raven sits on the bar in front of him pecking at peanuts. The man waves the party over with his old hand. Stringy white hair darts out from under his cloak.

"I was hoping that I would find your group here. I have heard of your exploits and would like to hire you for a dangerous task. The task involves an item of great power that is obscured by darkness. May we speak privately?"

Once in the private room, the man will introduce himself as Anthony Critchlow, a spellcaster from the north. "I have found the location of one of the three elven swords of the crown wars, powerful artifacts..."

Simon nervously asks if he may take notes and then writes a note to Wolfdale. "Lenore [Simon's familiar] cannot talk with Critchlow's raven. Danger."

...proves to be a deadly encounter!

With their cover blown, Critchlow and his raven reveal their true forms—barbed devil and imp! The imp jumps up and down, saying "Them! It's them! I told lord Levistus that I could find them!" Critchlow tells the party that Lord Levistus is determined to start the Great War and he will stop at nothing to get his general. "Tell me where the Nightbringer gem is and I will let you flee!"

During the ensuing combat—obviously the party did not surrender—the occupant of the room across the hall is alerted to combat. Being a veteran adventurer himself, he opens the door and lends his sword to the chaos inside, where it is raining holy water and blood is sprayed across the room.

Once the devils are dispatched, their bodies remain on the Material Plane, and this causes Simon much worry. The party quickly decides that it's time to leave when Captain Branislaw and his men enter the premises. After a rough interrogation the party is permitted to leave, but with a stern warning from Branislaw to leave the city soon or he'll find a reason to arrest them.



Lone Rock City: Gaming Sessions

Welcome to the Island, Back Alleys, Into the Woods, Rumblings, Underground, Defeating the Kocraken, "Mining Accident", The King's Murder, Long Live the King?, Tangled Trees, Heading Home, At Sea, Back in the City, God Shopping, Attacking the Darkness (Janus Raid), Under the Sea, Cavern of Deep Sashelas, Cavern of Deep Sashelas, part 2, Realm of the Dolphions, Meadmaker Mashup, Shieldmeet, Tending to Business, Fantine Taylor vs the Party, The Rescue of Delicious Harpell, Hunting Harpells, Attack of the 50 foot Ooze, Champions of Good?, Down the Rabbit Hole, Three Strikes, The King's Men, Heist, Prologue, Heist, Save the Beast, Rescue from the Duergar, Devil Elves Infest the Dark Wood, Artifact Evacuation, Rods of Thinuan Discovered, We Three Kings, Ghost from the past, Father and Daughter, Visiting the Elin of Nomin, The View From Inside The Jail, Hunting the Darkness, The Servant's Last Dance, Amnesia (Alternate World), Wedding and the End of the World (Alternate World), In the Garden of Evil, Deal with the Devil, The Death of Janus, Social Obligations, Bugs in the Floor, Finding Glimwocket, Return of Brennel, Quest for the Birthday Present (part 1), Quest for the Birthday Present (part 2), Ist'Vaech Is Having A Baby!, Fighting the Blood Clan, Defending the Muir Hole, Garrison of the Gale Grand Gala, Regicide, Bridezilla, Emergence of Nightbringer, Death and Return of Ist'Vaech, Dwarf Ghost and Riddles, Returned the Soulstone (in the Mail), Snubbed by the Githyanki, The Darkness Inside, Trip to Waterdeep, Kobolds Killing Cattle, Liberator Terrorist Attack, Liberators Secret Complex (multi-session), Wes Escapes From The Underworld, The Guards Kill Lemures Without Dying, Lil' Robby, No One Trusts Talen, Battle Interactive, Harlann's Evacuation,

Alternate World Sessions: Amnesia (Alternate World), Wedding and the End of the World (Alternate World),

Party Members: Simon, Robhim, Wolfdale, Ist'Vaech, Wes Temple, Vaeriasa, Vaeriasa Spells, Vaeriasa Special Abilities, Dragonform, Brave Iron Man (Guy),

Warriors of the Morning Breeze: Brennel, Simon, Robhim, Wolfdale, Dookette, Nan'lhach, Dmitrii, Ist'Vaech, Grim Greycastle, Sir Valans, Vaeriasa,