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Session Summaries Westphasia Chronicles

Session 40, “Spectral Pig Splitter”

Play began in the Rustlers’ camp, where the adventurers planned their next move, distributed healing items, and worked on miscellaneous projects such as making a cat saddle, converting mail to xvart size, and the like.

Descending into the caves, the group set out for Black Frost Road by travelling for approximately 6 miles in a wide, arched tunnel. Then, they found a yellow chalk blaze on the floor near the wall.

Umber Stroon cast detect magic and discovered a glittering, blue line on the tunnel floor about 60’ away which stretched from wall to wall. The group approached the line and stopped about 15’ away. Ned threw a piece of candy across the line. After a brief pause, deep bell tones rolled through the tunnel.

After a few minutes, an invisible foe, noticed only because Stroon’s detect spell was in effect and allowed him to see a floating, magical axe, approached the party. After additional detect spells and Xiach-Li’s faerie fire, the group slew 5 dwarflike humanoids. One of them was able to flee the scene.

The dark dwarves, so-named for their dull, grey skin and pale, stringy beards, carried with them a few coins make from a matte, steely metal, as well as round medallions worn on chains around their necks. The medallions were comprised of the same metal as the coins, and were engraved with a geometric pattern of lines and dots which never comfortably let the eye rest in any one place.

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Infernal Yarns Session Summaries

Session 6, “Do Demons Have Peanut Feet?”

Session 6

This session blurred by in a rush. Shapeshifters, demon feet, an animated statue of Tiamat, sounds of distant battle, and confusion ruled the day.

Nepunith found a few useful books: a book of maps, a history of the Sovereign Realm (1900 – 1960 RY), and a Brief Description of the Planes of Existence.

At the end of the session, the group found themselves trapped in a passageway heading south into the unknown. The door into the temple resisted attempts to open it.

Lacking food and water, the adventurers must brave the unknown dangers of the Underworld.

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Session Summaries Westphasia Chronicles

Session 39, “Through the Eyes of the Eagle”

Xvart!

An 8’ tall moss-colored humanoid with long, spindly limbs and a bulging stomach delivered a letter written on flesh-colored vellum to Erfu.

“To The ‘Ned Rustlers’:

Thank you so much for returning to the abbey, We really do appreciate it. Rest assured, your Realm soldier friends died most horribly, yet still shamble about while serving in Our army. Feel free to approach by the most direct route, as Our forces will surely annihilate your pitiful little band.

Affectionately yours,

Bloody Thabjis

Captain

4th Avernus Medium Infantry

PS Great Angalakon the Black’s wyrmish progeny look forward to making your acquiantaince.”

The Rustlers, along with Lord Arvale and his two men-at-arms, Thom and Bjob, entered the caverns. There, they found many hijinks.

They burned away an oil slick, and slew the fungi, both brown and violet. Liss contracted rot. Arvale and his men escorted her back to the surface. The group discovered significant loot in the mushroom patch: 50 PP, 900 GP, a green jade teardrop pendant (110 GP), white jade star pendant (100 GP), hematite “crystal” (35 GP).

In the course of their exploration of the cavern, the group discovered both right arms of the colossal xvart statue.

When Xiach-Li attached the fourth arm, the statue sprung to life. During a furious battle, Ned, Xiach-Li, Umber Stroon, and Erfu were transformed into xvarts! The glass dais upon which the statue stood contained additional loot: 100 PP, 1000 GP, 4 blue star sapphires (500 GP each), a blue crystal wand, and a plain steel mace.

The xvart characters saw four portals in the room:

  • South: a jungle landscape
  • North: wild winds rip across an endless sky, and a glittering platinum palace hangs in the distance
  • West: a flat, black plane which flickers with vibrant blue-white energy
  • East: orange-red and emanates heat

Total XP: 5645 (treasure) + 1340 (foes) = 6985

998 XP per player character