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10/01/2022 8:29 pm  #5281


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

Votin tries to locate the source of the clicks in the meantime he will wait and see if anything happens.

 

10/02/2022 10:55 am  #5282


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

The clicking seems to come from inside the stone itself when Votin pushes against it. Nothing else happens while he waits.


 
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10/02/2022 5:50 pm  #5283


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

Votin again pushes on the stone.

 

10/02/2022 5:51 pm  #5284


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

Again, the strange clicking as the stone refuses to budge.


 
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10/02/2022 6:59 pm  #5285


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

Votin returns to the handle in the floor to see if the filament is glowing.

 

10/03/2022 8:35 am  #5286


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

It is not.


 
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10/04/2022 7:57 am  #5287


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

[ooc: putting on my thinking cap]

 

10/05/2022 4:31 pm  #5288


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

Iron Ranger wrote:

Votin examines the body.
The frock is old and worn by time and falls away from the corpse. The skin of the man is rawhide leather and warm to the touch. Beside the body are 6 empty green bottles.
A spilled inkwell.
A quill.
There is a parchment clutched in the clawed hand, and a thin golden band wraps the middle finger. 

Votin returns to the body puzzled by the fact that it is still warm.

Perhaps what was in the green bottles has put this being in a trance- like state?

Votin gently touches the man.

[ooc: grasping at straws here.]
 

 

10/05/2022 4:37 pm  #5289


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

The man's skin is a leathery rawhide, dried meat stretched across bone at this point. And very warm to the touch.


 
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10/10/2022 10:04 am  #5290


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

[This is exciting!]



  • “Moonglum licked his long lips. 'So it’s sorcery again. In truth, Elric, this whole country is beginning to stink of wizardry and the minions of hell.' Elric murmured for his friend’s ears: 'No hell-beings these—but honest elementals, equally powerful in many ways.'"
 

10/10/2022 2:51 pm  #5291


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

SullyB74 wrote:

[This is exciting!]

Sully B!  The main excitement is happening back in the cave with Tillak and Man beast, who having recently watched Votin disappear inside the strange metal disc drawer, has just doused the torch. Footfalls approach in the dark!


 
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10/11/2022 2:40 pm  #5292


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

Tillak feels the Man beast's hand cover his mouth in the dark!  
A low voice calls out from down the cave in broken common tongue - "No use to hide! I saw your light go out!"
Tillak hears the ring of metal being drawn.


 
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10/11/2022 8:04 pm  #5293


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

Iron Ranger wrote:

The man's skin is a leathery rawhide, dried meat stretched across bone at this point. And very warm to the touch.

Votin sits down cross legged on the floor...scratching his head he tries to work through his current situation.
 

 

10/11/2022 8:24 pm  #5294


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

bald_headed_yeti wrote:

Iron Ranger wrote:

The man's skin is a leathery rawhide, dried meat stretched across bone at this point. And very warm to the touch.

Votin sits down cross legged on the floor...scratching his head he tries to work through his current situation.
 

The scratching doesn't provide a solution, but Votin now hears scratching on the stone.


 
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10/13/2022 9:29 pm  #5295


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

Warily Votin stands up, hand on axe and peers over towards the stone.

 

10/13/2022 9:48 pm  #5296


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

bald_headed_yeti wrote:

Warily Votin stands up, hand on axe and peers over towards the stone.

The scratching at the stone increases in intensity, Votin leans forward with his torch and the stone appears to be moving inside a fraction of an inch!


 
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10/14/2022 10:55 am  #5297


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

Iron Ranger wrote:

bald_headed_yeti wrote:

Iron Ranger wrote:

The man's skin is a leathery rawhide, dried meat stretched across bone at this point. And very warm to the touch.

Votin sits down cross legged on the floor...scratching his head he tries to work through his current situation.
 

The scratching doesn't provide a solution, but Votin now hears scratching on the stone.

Tillak readies his warpick. "They've heard us, friend! We'll have to fight for it it!"



  • “Moonglum licked his long lips. 'So it’s sorcery again. In truth, Elric, this whole country is beginning to stink of wizardry and the minions of hell.' Elric murmured for his friend’s ears: 'No hell-beings these—but honest elementals, equally powerful in many ways.'"
 

10/14/2022 10:58 am  #5298


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

SullyB74 wrote:

Iron Ranger wrote:

bald_headed_yeti wrote:


Votin sits down cross legged on the floor...scratching his head he tries to work through his current situation.
 

The scratching doesn't provide a solution, but Votin now hears scratching on the stone.

Tillak readies his warpick. "They've heard us, friend! We'll have to fight for it it!"

Man Beast grabs Tillak's arm and pulls him through the darkness. "Fool. We hide."


 
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10/14/2022 8:42 pm  #5299


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

Iron Ranger wrote:

SullyB74 wrote:

Iron Ranger wrote:


The scratching doesn't provide a solution, but Votin now hears scratching on the stone.

Tillak readies his warpick. "They've heard us, friend! We'll have to fight for it it!"

Man Beast grabs Tillak's arm and pulls him through the darkness. "Fool. We hide."

Tillak follows the beast man's lead.



  • “Moonglum licked his long lips. 'So it’s sorcery again. In truth, Elric, this whole country is beginning to stink of wizardry and the minions of hell.' Elric murmured for his friend’s ears: 'No hell-beings these—but honest elementals, equally powerful in many ways.'"
 

10/14/2022 8:55 pm  #5300


Re: The Scorched Sanctuary

SullyB74 wrote:

Iron Ranger wrote:

SullyB74 wrote:


Tillak readies his warpick. "They've heard us, friend! We'll have to fight for it it!"

Man Beast grabs Tillak's arm and pulls him through the darkness. "Fool. We hide."

Tillak follows the beast man's lead.

Man Beast jerks Tillak to and fro quickly and quietly and then finally into a crouch against the stone wall.
The voice of the intruder barks, "Dale - Light em up!"
And a second voice responds, "On it."

There is a the scratch of tinder and then a blinding light as a torch ignites.

3 men in chain with swords stand in front of the metal disc. Their backs to you in your hiding place.
"Where under xathoqqua did they go?"

[Tillak state intentions. Roll initiative.]
 


 
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