Chapter 1: Wherein the Protagonists Meet at an Inn

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Re: Chapter 1: Wherein the Protagonists Meet at an Inn

Post Thu Nov 21, 2013 10:49 pm

jcm wrote:Selene checks the trunks if they are truly empty. If so, she will examine the scroll cases, if Saeloria hasn't done so yet.
The trunks are truly empty. No secret spaces are evident.

Between Selene and Saeloria, they find that each scroll case contains a single massive scroll, densly packed characters and symbols, in a variety of inks and hands. It appears to be absolute gibberish. Elvish script mixed with Dwarf runes, Draconic whorls, Goblini scrawl, Common and Archaean letters, Alchemical and Magical sigils... One thing you can tell is that this was done deliberately.
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Re: Chapter 1: Wherein the Protagonists Meet at an Inn

Post Fri Nov 22, 2013 8:54 am

Upon hearing about the strange texts, Galen offers, "sometimes I can make sense of odd writings. Perhaps I can take a look."

OOC: perhaps Bard "Decipher" ability may help out here. Base chance for Galen is 14%, so unlikely but worth a try.

Galen also remarks, "Our little friend kobold is a bit worried that we will be encountering more of these miscreants soon. He is urging that we move along."
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Re: Chapter 1: Wherein the Protagonists Meet at an Inn

Post Sun Dec 01, 2013 12:22 pm

SmootRK wrote:Upon hearing about the strange texts, Galen offers, "sometimes I can make sense of odd writings. Perhaps I can take a look."

OOC: perhaps Bard "Decipher" ability may help out here. Base chance for Galen is 14%, so unlikely but worth a try.

Galen also remarks, "Our little friend kobold is a bit worried that we will be encountering more of these miscreants soon. He is urging that we move along."
Taking a few minutes to peruse the scrolls, you recognize several words from languages you know, and some smatterings of other tongues you've encountered, but not enough to make any sense of it.

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Re: Chapter 1: Wherein the Protagonists Meet at an Inn

Post Sun Dec 01, 2013 5:53 pm

After perusing the scrolls, Saeloria remarks, "We need to get these to someone who can decipher them. Let's collect everything we can and then head out. Like our kobold companion, I don't want to be caught here when our hosts return either."
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Re: Chapter 1: Wherein the Protagonists Meet at an Inn

Post Mon Dec 02, 2013 9:32 am

alrighty then. lets move out.
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Re: Chapter 1: Wherein the Protagonists Meet at an Inn

Post Mon Dec 02, 2013 9:31 pm

Selene gives the room a cursory inspection before saying

"Yes, let's".
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Re: Chapter 1: Wherein the Protagonists Meet at an Inn

Post Tue Dec 03, 2013 8:34 am

Whenever the rest of the party shows up downstairs, Hamish hefts his spear and takes up a position at the front of the party.
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Re: Chapter 1: Wherein the Protagonists Meet at an Inn

Post Thu Dec 12, 2013 10:51 pm

As you gather in the main room and prepare to leave, you note two additional bodies: The kobold, carrying a small sack and the trusty whacking stick he was given, and the Chef, hurriedly shoving a something vaguely loaf-shaped into a large backpack covered in cooking implements. The two look at each other, then at the party. The chef speaks:

"Okay, where are we going?"
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Re: Chapter 1: Wherein the Protagonists Meet at an Inn

Post Thu Dec 12, 2013 11:19 pm

"awesome, we have a cook and camp manager, and a kobold. Lets get this party started." With his gear packed up and ready. "Lets get as far from here as we can."
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Re: Chapter 1: Wherein the Protagonists Meet at an Inn

Post Mon Dec 16, 2013 10:22 am

"Where's Bill?" asks Selene, referring to the old man the party met earlier. "Someone mentioned the bandit leader headed in the direction of the crossroads. What's the nearest town not in that direction?"
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