Tag: Combat Encounter

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  • The Tax Men

    [[File:587742 | class=media-item-align-right | 194x150px | gerard-depardieu.jpg]]On [[Sea Brigands Street]] there is a shabby tavern called the[[Light Gale Inn | Light Gale Inn]]. The rumors about the two brothers who run the place are nearly …

  • The Slave Pits

    [[File:587168 | class=media-item-align-right | 242x150px | Sewer5.jpg]]Entering the [[city sewers | sewers]], it didn’t take long to discover the entrance to the [[Slave Pits | Pits]]. A narrow spiral stairway led to a sub-level with a large, if dimly- …

  • The Slave Pits 2

    [[File:587744 | class=media-item-align-right | 150x161px | 250px-Chuffy_Lickwound.jpg]]Beyond the entrance lay a low, sloping tunnel which ended in an archway with an open portcullis. Dim torches from the other side of the gate provided the only light, …

  • The Slave Pits 3

    Warned about the guards by [[:brakki | Brakki]], the party cautiously made their way up the hallway. A curved, sloping passage opened into a well-traveled hallway. Very few braziers were lit, casting shadows everywhere. A doorway marked the location of …

  • The Slave Pits 5

    [[File:587747 | class=media-item-align-right | 191x150px | Sinuessa_Slave.png]]The next chamber was a rough-hewn, rocky chamber with wooden supports and numerous black iron cages. Each cage contained a slops bucket and a thin straw pallet, with the …

  • The Slave Pits 6

    The party cautiously approached the main chamber of the Pits: the Workhouse. What was once the central hub of a long-abandoned mine has been converted to a labor camp. With a ceiling some 50 feet high, and overlooked by the guard room above, escape or …

  • Counterattack

    [[File:586105 | class=media-item-align-right | 150x246px | black_plate_armor.jpg]]As the party trudged from the depths, tired, bloody and bruised, they encountered a final obstacle. Four fresh human guards (led by a captain in "impressive plate armor": …

  • Shadow of the Scorpion 1

    [[File:587168 | class=media-item-align-right | 242x150px | Sewer5.jpg]]In the [[storm drains | storm drains]] below the streets of the Citystate, a bounty hunter and his crew seek to earn the Overlord’s coin by capturing the fugitives. [[:pragus-shaan | …

  • Shadow of the Scorpion 3

    Once on deck, the boatswain pointed across the [[Homeward Sea | Homeward Sea]] to the horizon. He told [[:lux-chainbreaker | Lux]] that they were being chased by a Brig of War, possibly from the [[Red City]], by the look of her. She was faster, better- …

  • Shadow of the Scorpion 5

    [[File:587096 | class=media-item-align-right | 200x150px | Desert.jpg]]Two days of unremitting heat, biting sand-flies and hot, duty winds out of the cool breezes of [[Khal | Khal’s]] port lies a small oasis. It is here the heroes take a break in their …

  • Shadow of the Scorpion 8

    Their work in Ahgram done, the party deliberated about their next move. They knew that [[:proximo-the-huge | Proximo's]] villa lay to the southeast, and they suspected the [[Fane of the Redcap | Fane of the Redcap]] to be south of [[Ahgram | Ahgram]]. …

  • Part 9

    Having recovered the armor and helm of [[General Decius Gladium Sicerem | Decius]], the party moved on towards the abandoned oasis rumored to be the location of the [[Spriggans | spriggans]], a place called the [[Fane of the Redcap | Fane of the Redcap]]. …

  • Bitter Pass

    A week after departing [[Dunlough Lake | Dunlough]], the party wearily crested Bitter Pass in the [[Dragonspine Mountains | Dragonspine Mountains]]. The climb was long and arduous, but aided by magic and divine powers the group made it to the Pass. On …