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6/07/2023 7:52 am  #121


Re: Hyperborea.pm

Yeah, they are all mostly a bunch of IT professionals so going all murder hobo to let off of steam.

We have a running joke that Verg has been knocked unconscious/near death so many times he has his own chair in the Waiting Room of Valhalla.

He's trying to die a glorious death to get in...but he just doesn't quite make it. That damn cryomancer just loves to wade into melee.


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6/17/2023 10:34 am  #122


Re: Hyperborea.pm

## 2023-06-07

  Present

    - Marge (Verica - purloiner)
    - Yanick (Verg - cryomancer)
    - Dave (Torcan-purloiner)
    - Jenn (Hali - priest)
    - Jason (Aldsvider - huntsman)
    - Shawn(Asulfr - druid)

  not present

    - Mark (Emmet Slaan - gadgeteer)
    - Chris (arsalian-death-lord)



## 577-01-04

Verg walks up to the door and fails to open it since it is locked.

Verica checks the door for traps and finds none but can't pick the lock.

Aldi walks up and knocks the door in.

Verg goes in and ransacks the place. He finds a lockbox in the drawers of the desk.

Emmett torches the place on the way out with no concern for who might still be
in the building.

The path back to the Eel is indirect and slow.

Emmett unlocks the box.

Inside a book is found and 95gp in coins.

## 577-01-05

Only Aldi and Arsalian are the only ones not impaired by the previous night's festivities.

Verica and Kallisto, go to the Arena and check for friends of Verica's "family" but find none. So
they approach vendors to let them know if they see Zilzoon (give them a decent description of him).

The first vendor, Shaxaragon Slaan ( hyperborean woman ) is very amenable to this task after being paid 20gp. Verica will come back in a few days.

The second hawker is not inclined to do the task. "I gotta pay attention to selling things"

Vendor number 3, Lachtnán MaccFionnbharr (kelt dude) is amenable to the task as well. Verica buys some ocelot snouts from him and gives them to Kali to eat. They don't agree with her nor her hangover and she pukes them up.

Verica promises to buy Kali something nice. "I don't think my stomach is up for anything nice at the moment",
Kali replies.

Vendor 4, Sʼeek Gooch (half-blood-pict man) is definitely up to do the task for the price. Verica tells him not to buy the ocelot snouts from the vendor down the way.

"What? Vidbjörn usually has decent snouts. I wonder what's off?"

Verica suggest they just might be off today.

On the way back they run across Saivaia Garros at the bridge between Ward 4 and 5.

Widow Garros stops along with the 4 tough looking gentlemen accompanying her, "Do I know you
ladies?"

Verica says, "Sorry, no".

"Are you sure? I swear I've seen you somewhere. Maybe around the docks? Down by the Eel?"

"Nope"

"ok then", and Saivaia Garros walks off.


## 577-01-09

Verica and Aldi head back to the Arena to check up on the informants.

Verica is wearing a bag over her head so she won't be recognized. Folks look at them
strangely.

Shaxaragon didn't see anything.

Lachtnán has some info. He saw Zilzoon at noon on the 7th with 4 people with those scars.

He's asked about them being muscled and scarred, "I just noted they were scarred".

"Around 8pm he was walking by and was close enough that I heard him talking to his companions"

"I heard him say something like 'Let's check that place we heard about next week', and something
about graveyards".

Aldi and Verica thank him for the info.

Aldi slips him 10gp for the info, Verica chips in 20gp more.

Verica offers him 100gp for indefinitely watch for Zilzoon.

S'eek didn't notice anyone matching the description. Verica thanks him.

Aldi and Verica heads back to the Eel.

The plan for what to do until Torcan is back:

  Aldi and Verica will hangout around the bridge from ward 1 to 3 on the
  10th.

  On the 11th bridge between ward 5 and 4 if nothing noted.

  On the 12th hangout near the ares temple in the Old Graveyards if nothing noted.

  On the 13th raid the ares temple in the Old Graveyards

Also maybe look for another place to crash at some point while


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6/21/2023 10:59 pm  #123


Re: Hyperborea.pm

## 2023-06-14

  Present

    - Marge (Verica - purloiner)
    - Dave (Torcan-purloiner)
    - Jenn (Hali - priest)

  not present

    - Yanick (Verg - cryomancer)
    - Jason (Aldsvider - huntsman)
    - Shawn(Asulfr - druid)
    - Mark (Emmet Slaan - gadgeteer)
    - Chris (arsalian-death-lord)



## 577-01-09


The rough plan for what to do until Torcan is back:

On the 12th hangout near the ares temple in the Old Graveyards if nothing noted.

On the 13th raid the ares temple in the Old Graveyards

Also maybe look for another place to crash at some point


## 577-01-10

  Aldi and Verica will hangout around the bridge from ward 1 to 3 on the

  Verica gets some info that evening about where Zilzoon will be. Her informant
  gives her a rough map to the place. He should be there night of the 13th near
  midnight.

## 577-01-11

  Aldi will stop off and checkout the location given by Verica's informant
  on the way to the bridge between ward 4 and 1.

  Aldi keenly check the weather condtions:
    conditions:
      base: Partly Cloudy
    temp: 50
    temp_c: 10.0
    wind:
      wind_direction: East
      wind_force: light breeze
      wind_speed: 9
      wind_speed_kph: 14.5

  They approach from the west. This part of the Old Graveyards is very overgrown and abandoned.
  There is very densh brush and trees.

  Trekking through this is a break in the vegetation. A 2 story structure with a
  domed/arched roof. There is a "clear" space between the dense vegetation and the building.
  It's mostly small bushes and tall grass. It is an open buffer zone about 60 feet from
  dense vegetation to building.

  They check a little bit to the southwest of the structure.

  They go back and try the "western" doors. They open into a short hallway that ends in
  another set of double doors.

  Verica opens them and goes in.

  There is a dim light provided by windows in the ceiling and high up in the second story.

  She sees a stage.

  They further explore the structure determining it is some sort of theater.

  The stage is set 5 feet above the floor with 2 columns on it extending to the ceiling.

  There is seating around the walls and in the second story.

  They note the trap door near the center of the stage but there is no obvious or discerned
  way to open it.

  They explore the backstage. The are stairs in one corner winding down that lead to the
  understage area. Verica finds the trap door and checks out the mechanism to open it.
  It is also bolted closed.

  There are 2 stair cases to either side of backstage that go up to the second floor of the
  back stage area.

  Several exit/entrances are on the ground floor but no stairs to the second stair seating.

  In the northwest and northeast areas of the roughly circular theater are 2 external, enclosed
  staircases up to the second floor seating.

  As Verica and Aldi look around the 2nd floor seating they notice the windows in the ceiling
  that are providing some dim light have some overgrowth limiting the light getting through.

  Some time is taken to consider distances and position to attack the stage area.

  The area around the theater is check to confirm the buffer zone of lower vegetation.

  Aldi and Verica decide not to go hang out at the bridge between ward 1 and 4 and
  head back to the Eel to report their findings.

## 577-01-12

Torcan finishes learning prayer

Last edited by gizmomathboy (6/21/2023 11:00 pm)


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6/28/2023 6:58 pm  #124


Re: Hyperborea.pm

## 2023-06-21

  Present

    - Marge (Verica - purloiner)
    - Dave (Torcan-purloiner)
    - Jenn (Hali - priest)
    - Jason (Aldsvider - huntsman)
    - Shawn(Asulfr - druid)


  not present

    - Yanick (Verg - cryomancer)
    - Mark (Emmet Slaan - gadgeteer)
    - Chris (arsalian-death-lord)



## 577-01-13

weather conditions:
  base: Rain
  effects:
    - Missile fire at -2
    - -10 MV
temp: 40
temp_c: 4.4
wind:
  wind_direction: Southeast
  wind_force: moderate breeze
  wind_speed: 13
  wind_speed_kph: 20.9

A plan is conceived.

Aldi, Arsalian, and Verica skirt around the edge of the dense brush/forest and
go in the "northeast" stairs.

Arsalian inside goes to about 2 o'clock, near the exit on the 2nd level
Leads off with Lightning Bolt

Aldi  inside goes to about 11 o'clock, near the exit on the 2nd level
Leads with bow

Verica  inside goes to about 12 o'clock on the 2nd level
Leads off with Silence

Torcan goes through the back stage door on the southwest side.
He then goes inside at about 6 o'clock, behind stage, 2nd level
Leads off iwth Light

Asulfr, Verg, Emmett, Halia, and Kallisto wait in the deep brush on the
east side waiting for the signal (a light spell going off inside)

The bridge from ward 4 to 5 is the rally point

The party in the east has zilzoon run into them while waiting for the signal.

The party decides to run for the door. Two berserkers run after them.

The berserkers go into a rage and attack Kali and Asulfr

Zilzon holds Emmett, Asulfr, Hali, and one of the beserkers

Berg blows the horn of valhalla and a score of wild berserkers apparate from
Valhalla.

zilzoon and the other lady run.

Some berserkers run after them the rest kill the Zilzoon's berserkers.

Arsalian streches up to look out the window nearest him but only sees
a lot of bodies moving around in the dusky gloom.

Hearing the horn Aldi jumps down, takes a bit of damage but falls flat on
his face.

Torcan ties a rope to a fixture preparing to jump down.

Verica tries to climb down a column but falls and lands on her butt.

The inside trio gets to the outside and sees the 2 dead bodies
and 3 of their friends Held

Torcan searches the dead and takes a falcata as a trophy and finds a total of 4 on them.

Aldi, Verg, Arsalian, and Torcan run after the horde which are easy to find the trail.

They find the horde of berserkers collapsed on the ground gasping for breath.

No bloody corpses were found along the way so they go back to the theater.

As Verica and Kallisto are waiting a loud explosion and a flash of light come from
inside the theater. Kali and her grab Emmett, Halia, and Asulfr and hide in the
dense vegetation.

Aldi, Verg, Torcan, and Arsalian show back up about the time the Held folks
unfreeze.

Returning to the Eel they decide they will return the next day and investigate what
happened inside the building.


## 577-01-14

Plan to go back and investigate


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7/05/2023 6:26 pm  #125


Re: Hyperborea.pm

## 2023-06-28

  Present

    - Marge (Verica - purloiner)
    - Dave (Torcan-purloiner)
    - Jenn (Hali - priest)
    - Jason (Aldsvider - huntsman)
    - Shawn(Asulfr - druid)


  not present

    - Yanick (Verg - cryomancer)
    - Mark (Emmet Slaan - gadgeteer)
    - Chris (arsalian-death-lord)



## 577-01-14

weather conditions:
  base: Rain
  effects:
    - Missile fire at -2
    - -10 MV
  temp: 50
  temp_c: 10.0
  wind:
    effects:
      - missile fire at -2
      - flying creatures at 1/2 MV unless moving with wind
    wind_direction: Southwest
    wind_force: strong breeze
    wind_speed: 23
    wind_speed_kph: 37.0


Plan to go back and investigate. Take the route

3 sailors approach the group.

"we hear you're interested in Stonebrook. We have some berths still
open we would like to sell to you cheap."

Aldi is interested and asks when they are leaving

Hopefully within the next 8 days, but we are flexible.

The party gets the ship name and where it's moored and will
visit tomorrow.

They get to the Ares temple near the Old Graveyards.

The find what is determined to be  funeral pyre on the northeast edge of the temple.
Five bodies are find in the soggy ashes.

Hali digs around in the ashes of the pyre.

Aldi checks for footprints and such but the rain has removed any clue.

Torcan goes to the door. Checks for traps and finds one.

When he tries to disarm he sets it off.

He goes in, pretty sure he is moving silently and then takes a bolt to the face. It
came from the northern door.

Torcan then notices that he hears no noise.

He goes back to the entrance and motions folks in. Aldi and Asulfr enter.

Kallisto, Arsalian, and Emmett stay at the entrance way.

Emmett is motioned to toss some greek fire into the northern room.

Torcan, Aldi and Arsalian go through the southern door.

The go in and as the look about the room a bolt shoots past all of them. Torcan sees
the shooter rolling away to his left at the top of some stairs.

Torcan casts Sanctuary and goes up.

As Torcan gets up an assassination attempt is made, but fails.

Torcan tries to punch him but fails. Aldi goes up and the mook that was behind
Torcan does not "notice" him until Torcan attacks.

After that they have to fend off an Hold Person. The assassin and Torcan succomb, but
Aldi and Alsufr do not. They kill the mook.

As they look for something to kill they hear a spell from behind a curtain be cast. They
fail their saves and are frozen.

Kallisto, Arsalian, and Emmett go into the room and go to the door that is in the western
wall. Verica moves to the southern door in the room.

Arsalian, Kallisto, and Emmett proceed to the next room to the west and it is empty.

They go to the next door and open it. A loud bell rings as the door is opened.

As they enter the room kallisto and Arsalian have bolts zip by their heads. The figures that
shot them run away. One up stairs to the southeast and the other up the stairs to the south.

Arsalian and Kallisto run up the stairs with Arsalian leading the way. As he gets to the top
he is again attacked by the assassin but the attack misses. Arsalian returns fire but also misses.

Another Hold spell is cast and Kallisto, Emmett, and Arsalian are frozen by it.
Retcon: the cleric did not have the spell slots/spells to cast Hold Person twice. Instead
Arsalian is commanded to sleep. Kallisto and Emmett are free, they have an action left
this round.

We pause the session here.


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7/13/2023 8:56 pm  #126


Re: Hyperborea.pm

## 2023-07-05

  Present

    - Marge (Verica - purloiner)
    - Shawn(Asulfr - druid)
    - Yanick (Verg - cryomancer)
    - Dave (Torcan-purloiner)
    - Jenn (Hali - priest)


  not present

    - Jason (Aldsvider - huntsman)
    - Mark (Emmet Slaan - gadgeteer)
    - Chris (arsalion-death-lord)



## 577-01-14

weather conditions:
  base: Rain
  effects:
    - Missile fire at -2
    - -10 MV
  temp: 50
  temp_c: 10.0
  wind:
    effects:
      - missile fire at -2
      - flying creatures at 1/2 MV unless moving with wind
    wind_direction: Southwest
    wind_force: strong breeze
    wind_speed: 23
    wind_speed_kph: 37.0



Another Hold spell is cast and Kallisto, Emmett, and Arsalion are frozen by it.
Retcon: the cleric did not have the spell slots/spells to cast Hold Person twice. Instead
Arsalion is commanded to sleep. Kallisto and Emmett are free, they have an action left
this round.

Kallisto goes up the stairs and attacks the lady that attacked Arsalion, so does Emmett.

Zilzoon steps from behind the curtains and casts Silence on the stairs.

Another dude from behind the curtain is able to sneak up to Emmett and backstab him.

Kallisto kills the lady and Emmetts attacks the guy that attacked him.

Verg breaks free from Hali runs into the temple, luckily finding the group.

Verica loses her mind and runs up to Zilzoon and attacks him.

Emmett is attacked by the Women on the southeast stairs.

Verg throws ice darts at Zilzoon and some hit.

Zilzoon walks to the southeast stairs. Verica attacks tanktop. Hali starts Praying. Verg
throws ice darts to no avail. Arsalion awakes from his Command.

Emmette misses Zilzoon, Arsalion attacks the crossbow wielder

Verica kills tanktop.

Asrsalan and Kallisto kill the crossbow shooter.

Seeing all of his minions dead Zilzoon makes his escape

Hali hears running behind her but doesn't turn around in time to confirm it is Zilzoon.

Verica Removes Paralysis on Torcan. Kallisto awakes from her Command.

Torcan takes a dagger as a trophy

Aldi and Asulfr and carried back to the Eel.

 


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8/09/2023 10:15 pm  #127


Re: Hyperborea.pm

## 2023-07-26

  Present

    - Marge (Verica - purloiner)
    - Dave (Torcan-purloiner)
    - Jenn (Hali - priest)
    - Shawn(Asulfr - druid)
    - Yanick (Verg - cryomancer)


  not present

    - Jason (Aldsvider - huntsman)
    - Mark (Emmet Slaan - gadgeteer)
    - Chris (arsalion-death-lord)


Kallisto can level up to 6th

It is decided that the group wants to go to Stonebrook sooner
rather than later and Kali can train there.

### 577-01-16

conditions:
  base: Partly Cloudy
temp: 50
temp_c: 10.0
wind:
  wind_direction: East
  wind_force: moderate breeze
  wind_speed: 17
  wind_speed_kph: 27.4

Torcan and Verica have to see a person about a thing.

When they get back the party leaves to find the boat that was going to give
them a lift to Stonebrook

They talk with one of the dudes they met. After a brief chat he leaves to
go check with the captain to see when they will be ready to leave.

He comes back, "Looks like we have everything wrapped up and the tides look favorable for tonight."
"Come back around 7 to 8 tonight"

Torcan and Asulfr drinks the only and doesn't eat
Halia eats but doesn't drink the wine.
Verica is sad about Kali training at Stonebrook so she doesn't eat.
Verg eats and drinks the extra portions.

Verica and Kallisto are the only ones that don't fall asleep after eating and drinking.
They fake being asleep and wait to see waht happens.

Larry and Moe start stripping the folks.

The third person says "They will fetch a good price in Port Zangerios."

As they start disarmoring and such Kallisto and Verica get up and slaughter them

Verica and Kallisto wait to see what happens. Thirty minutes later everyone wakes up
and are a little groggy.

Verg suggests going out and killing everyone. Torcan harks back to his rope walk days
to try and remember how many folks are needed to sail a ship. He barely remembers that
rope is indeed used on ships. Verg can't recall either, he was on smaller ships and of
different design.

Verg does look out the door into the companion way and sees two sailors. They get the jump
on him. They close the door and Verg hears the sound of a bolt being thrown.

Verg has Kallisto step up and break down the door. She then kills them.


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8/23/2023 8:29 pm  #128


Re: Hyperborea.pm

## 2023-08-09

  Present

    - Marge (Verica - purloiner)
    - Shawn(Asulfr - druid)
    - Dave (Torcan-purloiner)
    - Jenn (Hali - priest)
    - Yanick (Verg - cryomancer)


  not present

    - Jason (Aldsvider - huntsman)
    - Mark (Emmet Slaan - gadgeteer)
    - Chris (arsalion-death-lord)



### 577-01-16

conditions:
  base: Partly Cloudy
temp: 50
temp_c: 10.0
wind:
  wind_direction: East
  wind_force: moderate breeze
  wind_speed: 17
  wind_speed_kph: 27.4

Asulfr changed into a mouse and started exploring.

Kali and Aldi go up to the main deck

A figure yells "stop now"

Kalli proceeds to kill 6 mooks before 1 is able to pin her to the deck.

Aldi is able to kill 2.

Reinforcements flood from the around the main deck to try to contain Kali and Aldi.

Below decks a lady steps out of a room in the stern, moves amidships and webs the party queued
up to go above decks. All but Torcan is caught.

She then befriends everyone below decks but Torcan (Halia and Kali and Aldi haven't talked to
her yet). Torcan then cuts her down.

Emmett breaks free from the web.

The murderating continues on the main deck but gets extra spicy when Emmett gets up there
with fiery murder in his eyes. He throws greek fire on the nearest sailor. They fall on the deck
but the deck does not catch fire.

Verg frees himself from the web and goes up to the main deck. His first action is to throw
an ice axe at the captain.

When the number of sailors gets very low the captain yells "Parley. You have killed so much
of my crew I need you to sail this ship and you need us to sail it."

Torcan yells back "Those second in command we'll make you captain if you kill him."

The remaining crew yells back "Kill one kill all". The two tougher looking folks that aren't
the captain are louder in their retort.

Verg then throws ice darts at the captain, killing him. The remaining crew charges.

Torcan grapples one of the remaining leaders and offers him the job of helping them sail
the ship

"Kill one kill all and f*** you" he says and then spits in Torcan's face. The remaining crew
on deck are killed.

The group then figures out what the f*** to do. Nobody has any background in sailing or
navigating ship, especially one of this size.

They can see land to their left and appear to be traveling parallel to it. The wind is at their
back.

They steer the ship towards land and the sails go floppy. Somehow Asulfr is able to figure
out to adjust the sails so they can continue moving towards land.

It is decided to run the ship aground and figure out what to do when they have feet on land.

During this the ship is searched. They find a middle aged man. "Hi, I'm Trevor. I made potions
for them. Please don't kill me."

He is allowed to live.

The session is paused here

Only Torcan had a defined secondary skill : roper

The rest rolled for a secondary skill

Verg : metalsmith
Asulfr : potter
Halia : stevedore
Kali : gaffer/glazier

The rest of tentative until the player can roll for themselves:

Aldi : wire drawer
Arsalion : wheelwright
Verica : gemcutter/jeweler
Emmett : farmer


 


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8/30/2023 9:34 pm  #129


Re: Hyperborea.pm

## 2023-08-23

  Present

    - Marge (Verica - purloiner)
    - Shawn(Asulfr - druid)
    - Dave (Torcan-purloiner)
    - Jenn (Hali - priest)
    - Yanick (Verg - cryomancer)


  not present

    - Jason (Aldsvider - huntsman)
    - Mark (Emmet Slaan - gadgeteer)
    - Chris (arsalion-death-lord)


Verica happy with gemcutter/jeweler
Aldi happy with wire drawer

### 577-01-16

spend the night talking with Trevor. He talks about
how he brews liquids for the crew to put shanghai
victims to sleep.

He also talks about the other brews he can make, when
asked by Torcan.

### 577-01-17

conditions:
  base: Rain
  effects:
    - Missile fire at -2
    - -10 MV
temp: 45
temp_c: 7.2
wind:
  wind_direction: Northwest
  wind_force: moderate breeze
  wind_speed: 17
  wind_speed_kph: 27.4

Aldi recognizes where they are and how to
get back since the party passed this way before.

The day goes by wet but uneventful.

### 577-01-18

conditions:
  base: Rain
  effects:
    - Missile fire at -2 - -10 MV
temp: 50
temp_c: 10.0
wind:
  wind_direction: Southeast
  wind_force: moderate breeze
  wind_speed: 13
  wind_speed_kph: 20.9

Around noon the party runs into a large group of bowmen.

Aldi and Asulfr approach them.

An amicable discussion is had. They are hunters out to sell
game to folks in Khromarium and the surrounding towns.

The groups part their ways and the party gets to a hamlet, the
second one they come across.

Trevor is no longer with them, he probably at the first hamlet they
get to.

### 577-01-19

conditions:
  base: Rain
  effects:
    - Missile fire at -2
    - -10 MV
temp: 55
temp_c: 12.8
wind:
  wind_direction: Southeast
  wind_force: moderate breeze
  wind_speed: 16
  wind_speed_kph: 25.7

The party gets back to Khromarium around late morning.

The get to the Eel and recover.

It is decided to have Kali start training.

### 577-01-20

Kali starts training.

### 577-01-25

Kali completes training.

### 577-01-26

Kali ready to adventure again


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8/30/2023 9:40 pm  #130


Re: Hyperborea.pm

Special Session (2023-06-28)

I occasionally have special sessions just for the purloiners to do thiefy things that isn't easy to do with the whole party.

These last 3 sessions are a setup for the session that happened tonight in the "regular" game.

# Heist Night, Hyperborea.pm.thieves

## 577-01-14

Early in the morning Tor and Verica get a message "ALL HANDS MEETING AT NOON"

Everyone is crowded in a room. There's probably 20 or more people. The full gang as near as you can tell. Two of the enforcers are missing.
Tull walks in. He has an angry look on his face. You've seen a similar look once before.

"A few days ago I received some information that the Commodities Guild dogs had some informants in our ranks," Tull starts out.

"With that information was also a time and location when they were gonna meet their handlers", he continues
"When we got there and went inside we were greeted with a fireball to the face!"

"Our muscle died instantly while the ladies and I," he gestures towards the 2 Amazons, "were able to survive and get away". The ladies still have the scowl you've always seen on their faces. It might be a little harder if that can be possible.

"I did catch a glimpse of a fucking Guild dog sitting in the stands before the fireworks hit."

"I WILL FUCKING FIND THE MISERABLE FUCKS THAT BETRAYED US TO THE MOTHERFUCKING GUILD", Tull finally yells in full rage.

"Some of our brothers or sisters have betrayed this gang. This congregation of Rel."

He then bangs his fist down on the table that the sub leaders are sitting at, it splits the table in two.
"Everyone out! I'll be in contact with your bosses soon and they with you", Tull barks as he kicks aside one half the table and leaves the room, his bodyguards close behind

You notice everyone was aghast at the news and ready to tear apart Khromarium to find the traitors in your midst. The charisma and presence of
Tull moves everyone to arms.

Sitiyok gets your attention, "I'm guessing I'll be talking to the boss later today. I'm also guess I'll be talking with you later tonight or tomorrow. I'll get word to you."

Later Sitiyok sends a messages to meet just before midnight at their
usually meet area.

Sitiyok ask how things went with the info she gave them and gets
a rundow of the stuff at the theater and temple in the Old Graveyards.

She then suggests they stakeout the suspected Commodities Guild
safehouse and watch for any fellow brothers or sisters in Rel going
in there.

Torcan and Verica mention they will be leaving town with the group
later in the week to visit Stonebrook.

Torcan reviews what he remembers of the playout of the area.

## 577-01-15

Weather conditions:
  conditions:
    base: Fog
    effects:
      - Visibility reduced to 20 feet
  temp: 20
  temp_c: -6.7
  wind:
    wind_direction: Southeast
    wind_force: moderate breeze
    wind_speed: 15
    wind_speed_kph: 24.1

Check out the layout to confirm what is there

They run into 3 hags. They offer a warning to Verica and Torcan.


Doris - Those that you know aren't what they seem
Olivia  - Travel will help you avoid trouble
Wanda - The rain is coming and it will wash the crust from your eyes

The see a few dudes with a handcart with a barrel on it come out
of a building, right it, and start

The rent the northwest corner room for 28sp for a week and pay the front desk dude 2gp to forget their faces.

Torcan uses a dagger to jam the door further when they are in the room.

Verica stays in the room while Torcan goes out for hooch

Torcan saunters around the nearby buildings and gets idea of what
they might be.

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Re: Hyperborea.pm

Special Session (2023-07-26)

# Heist Night, Hyperborea.pm.thieves

## 577-01-16

Gave Sitiyok the info found out on the 15th.

Told Sitiyok Verica and Torcan are heading out of town.

Sitiyok asks about a guess on when they might be back.

Torcan thinks it might be a month but travel might complicate
that.


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Re: Hyperborea.pm

Special Session (2023-08-29)

This takes place after the little excursion on the sea and their walk back.

The purloiners reported back in and Sitiyok is rather surprised about this.

They give a very, very brief explanation, basically "our boat ran aground".

They've asked Aldi to join them. He's joined them in the past. He's more stealthy than
anyone else in the party. Even in the city.

# Heist Night, Hyperborea.pm.thieves

## 577-01-20

weather
  conditions:
    base: Rain
    effects:
      - Missile fire at -2
      - -10 MV
  temp: 50
  temp_c: 10.0
  wind:
    wind_direction: North
    wind_force: becalmed
    wind_speed: 2
    wind_speed_kph: 3.2

Have Aldi come join in the stakeout.

Go to the nearby abandoned building at night, about 9:30pm

Will stay for 24 hours.

Torcan theorizes with the trio that
the Commodities Guild is rife with
wererats (60% confident)


The shifts are 4 hours

9:30pm-1:30am Aldi
1:30am-5:30am Torcan
5:30am-9:30am Verica
9:30am-1:30pm Aldi
1:30pm-5:30pm Torcan
5:30pm-9:30pm Verica

At 9:30 am 12 individuals are seeing going into the
safe house.

Aldi asks what this building is. They tell him it is a
safe house for the Commodities Guild.

At 10:30am 11 individuals leave the safe house

Aldi recognizes 10 of the 11 from the group of 12 that came
earlier.

The 1 person of the 11 that weren't part of the 10 from the
12 is a Pict Man, 5'4" tall, about 200 lbs. Dark Red-Orange hair,
and a ruddy complexion.

Height to weight suggests girth is not really strength related and
probably more flab related.

11:30am 3 folks enter the safe house. These are recognized from anyone
they have seen before. They have no distinctive traits

## 577-01-21

weather
  conditions:
    base: Rain
    effects:
      - Missile fire at -2
      - -10 MV
  temp: 50
  temp_c: 10.0
  wind:
    wind_direction: Southeast
    wind_force: becalmed
    wind_speed: 1
    wind_speed_kph: 1.6  

At 9:30pm Lady Garros and an entourage (5 people, 2 of them look very bad ass) goes into the safe house

Head back to the Eel.

## 577-01-22

Go back to staking out the safe house at 9:30pm from the abandoned building.

9:30pm-1:30am Torcan
1:30am-5:30am Verica
5:30am-9:30am Aldi
9:30am-1:30pm Torcan
1:30pm-5:30pm Verica
5:30pm-9:30pm Aldi

A very boring, nothing happening day occurs.

However, a whistle is heard from below and
Torcan whistles back.

Torcan and Verica chat with this person.

The say to this person nothing much although Lady
Garros and her entourage were seen going into the
safe house.

To kill time Verica is writing a manifesto

weather
  conditions:
    base: Partly Cloudy
  temp: 45
  temp_c: 7.2
  wind:
    wind_direction: Northwest
    wind_force: moderate breeze
    wind_speed: 13
    wind_speed_kph: 20.9
 

## 577-01-23

Head back to the Eel at 9:30pm

On the way back to the Eel a horse is running pell mell down the street towards Verica.
She is able to get out of its way as it runs past.


weather
  conditions:
    base: Rain
    effects:
      - Missile fire at -2
      - -10 MV
  temp: 45
  temp_c: 7.2
  wind:
    wind_direction: North
    wind_force: moderate breeze
    wind_speed: 19
    wind_speed_kph: 30.6
 
## 577-01-24

go back to the abandoned building at 9:30pm

weather
  conditions:
    base: Cloudy
  temp: 45
  temp_c: 7.2
  wind:
    wind_direction: Northwest
    wind_force: moderate breeze
    wind_speed: 13
    wind_speed_kph: 20.9

## 577-01-25

head back to Eel at 9:30pm

weather
  conditions:
    base: Fog
    effects:
      - Visibility reduced to 20 feet
  temp: 45
  temp_c: 7.2
  wind:
    wind_direction: Southeast
    wind_force: moderate breeze
    wind_speed: 19
    wind_speed_kph: 30.6
 
## 577-01-26

weather
  conditions:
    base: Fog
    effects:
      - Visibility reduced to 20 feet
  temp: 45
  temp_c: 7.2
  wind:
    wind_direction: East
    wind_force: moderate breeze
    wind_speed: 18
    wind_speed_kph: 29.0
 

go back to back to the abandoned building at 9:30pm

Find what looks to be a dead body on the floor.

It's on its belly so it can't be identified so Torcan
goes up to it and flips it over.

It's Sitiyok.

She is holding some paper in one hand and Torcan's periapt in the other.

Torcan takes back his periapt. Just as this happens everyone here's some
the sound of glass being stepped on.

It's Tull, his 2 body guards, 2 toughs, and a member of the gang that
Sitiyok managed.

They come up stairs and asks what the trio is doing.

They say they are watching a safe house.

Tull sees the dead body, "What happened?"

They explain they found it here and they just got here.
i
Massena, the Moor that Sitiyok was manage, bursts out in disbelief,
"See, Siitiyok was right, they were gonna kill her. She said she was starting to not trust them. That they were in league with the guild and probably killed Storanê as a way to show they wanted to be in the Guild."

Tull tells them to kneel by the walls. After some hesitation and
Tull reiterating the order they do.

Tull examines the body and finds Verica's magic dagger in her. Tull
takes the paper out of her hand. Reads it.

"What is she doing with this?"

They explain that Sitiyok had them steal it.

"This has the name of a Guild member on it. A retired Guild member."
"We don't hit them unless I know about it and I didn't"

Tull orders his folks to tie them up.

Before they can Aldi breaks through the crumbly wall beside him. He falls
hard to the ground on his back. Verica and Torcan follow
him.

They can hear Tull's bellow "Mother fucking son of a b****. f***. Go get those
fuckers!"

Torcan helps Aldi as they start running nortwestish in the fog.

They don't hear any pursuit and don't see anyone chasing them.

They run without caution to the northwest until they get to the wall
between Ward 6 and Ward 5. They then run south until they get to a gate.

They take the gate into Ward 6 and continue running south until the last
gate and cross back into Ward 5. They go south until they hit the harbor
and go east. Making their way to the Eel.


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Re: Hyperborea.pm

## 2023-08-30

  Present

    - Marge (Verica - purloiner)
    - Shawn(Asulfr - druid)
    - Dave (Torcan-purloiner)
    - Jenn (Hali - priest)
    - Yanick (Verg - cryomancer)
    - Jason (Aldsvider - huntsman)


  not present

    - Mark (Emmet Slaan - gadgeteer)
    - Chris (arsalion-death-lord)


Everyone gets 1,100xp

### 577-01-26

weather
  conditions:
    base: Fog
    effects:
      - Visibility reduced to 20 feet
  temp: 45
  temp_c: 7.2
  wind:
    wind_direction: East
    wind_force: moderate breeze
    wind_speed: 18
    wind_speed_kph: 29.0

Torcan, Verica, and Aldi comeback into the Eel and tell
the party "It's time to go!" Like bugout bag time.

Torcan leaves behind the horseman's flail. He does decide to
keep the BAR that the party has been lugging around.

Emmett is ok with leaving his lab behind

The party is able to pack up and leave the Eel 20 minutes later.

It is decided to follow the shoreline into Ward 4 and then to the
eastern most gate to the Lug

Once outside the walls they head north for 5 miles in a
force march check for the trio. They all fail and are reduced
to half move (4 miles based on terrain).


### 577-01-27


In khromarium and nearby

Another forced march is done by the trio

weather
  conditions:
    base: Sleet
    effects:
      - Visibility reduced to 20 feet
      - -10 MV
  temp: 30
  temp_c: -1.1
  wind:
    wind_direction: North
    wind_force: moderate breeze
    wind_speed: 17
    wind_speed_kph: 27.4

### 577-01-28

weather
  conditions:
    base: Rain
    effects:
      - Missile fire at -2
      - -10 MV
  temp: 50
  temp_c: 10.0
  wind:
    wind_direction: Northwest
    wind_force: moderate breeze
    wind_speed: 18
    wind_speed_kph: 29.0

In the wetland, near a pine tree stand

Take the rest of the day to recover

### 577-02-01

Weather
  conditions:
    base: Rain
    effects:
      - Missile fire at -2
      - -10 MV
  temp: 40
  temp_c: 4.4
  wind:
    effects:
      - missile fire at -2
      - flying creatures at 1/2 MV unless moving with wind
    wind_direction: Southwest
    wind_force: strong breeze
    wind_speed: 22
    wind_speed_kph: 35.4

Around noon they run into a giant crocodile

It bites at Aldi but misses.

Aldi steps back and fires 2 arrows into it.

Asulfr speaks with it "What the f*** man?"

It replies, "Hungry"

Arsalian shoots it with his crossbow. Kallisto follows up with 2 arrows.

Halia's Weird War Hammer misses.

Verica steps up a bit and uses her sling but crits herself in the back of the head.

Verg throws ice darts and 1 hits

Torcan moves forward and casts omen.

The crocodile bites Aldi.

Torcan shoots and misses.

Verg throws ice darts into melee and hits Arsalian

Verica slings and misses

Emmett fires and misses.

Halia steps up and casts cure moderate to Aldi.

Kali is able to charge in and strike a blow.

Asulfr is mad about the hungry answer and kills it.

Deciding to skin it the party camps for the day.

During the night on Halia's and Arsalian watch a band of hunters come out of the grass
and are stunned to find the party's fire.

Halia asks them how it's going.

The leader snaps out of it, "Ok, doing a night hunt and we are kinda surprised to
see anyone out here"

Halia offers them most of the crocodile carcass which they are happy to take.

They set up camp for the rest of the night and will finish processing the
giant crocodile in the morning.

### 577-02-01

The next morning while chatting over carcass breakdown they say they aren't the
same group the party ran into recently. They sell to Khromarium vendors and
don't spend time in the city.

They were gonna head back soon since hunting has been thin. Getting to take
back the crocodile will help.


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9/13/2023 9:56 pm  #134


Re: Hyperborea.pm

## 2023-09-06

  Present

    - Marge (Verica - purloiner)
    - Shawn(Asulfr - druid)
    - Dave (Torcan-purloiner)
    - Jenn (Hali - priest)
    - Yanick (Verg - cryomancer)
    - Jason (Aldsvider - huntsman)


  not present

    - Mark (Emmet Slaan - gadgeteer)
    - Chris (arsalion-death-lord)


### 577-02-02
 - weather: Cloudy
     temp: 45F, 7.2C
     wind: becalmed Southwest

  no encounters

### 577-02-03
  - weather: Rain
      temp: 55F, 12.8C
      wind: strong north breeze

      12 giant pink centipedes are avoided

### 577-02-04
  - weather: Rain
      temp: 60F, 15.6C
      wind: becalmed southwest

A boring slog in the lug

### 577-02-05
  - weather:
    conditions: Cloudy
    temp: 50F, 10.0C
    wind: moderate east breeze

Get to the river of the mouth and a little bit further
they happen upon the remnants of the raft they used to cross the river
many months ago. It mostly just needs to be lashed together again.


### 577-02-06
  - weather: Cloudy
    temp: 35F, 1.7C
    wind: moderate east breeze

Make the crossing and continue on without event

### 577-02-07
  - weather: Partly Cloudy
      temp: 40F, 4.4C
      wind: moderate northeast breeze

Another day goes by

### 577-02-08
  - weather: Sleet
    temp: 35F, 1.7C

Nothing happens but drudgery and Torcan blaming the weather on
Aldi and noting that in the best city in the world, Khromarium,
one can stay warm and dry in a civilized way, like a building.

Aldi, and especially Verg, kinda revel in the cold, wet weather.

### 577-02-09
  - weather:
    conditions: Sleet
    temp: 35F, 1.7C
    wind: moderate west breeze

### 577-02-10
  - weather:
    conditions: Fog
    temp: 30F,  -1.1C
    wind: moderate northwest breeze

In the morning they are surprised by 3 boars and the boars are surprised by them.
The fog must have helped hide each other from each other.

The party is able to make quick work of them, even if Halia nearly hit
Arsalion throwing her weird war hammer into melee.

Take the day to smoke the boar meat to last a bit longer.

### 577-02-11

  - weather:
conditions: Fog
temp: 45F, 7.2C
wind: strong south breeze

At eventless day.

### 577-09-12
  - weather:
    conditions: Fog
    temp: 35F, 1.7C
    wind: becalmed

In the morning they meet a mountain lion

Aldi tells everyone to get back and tries to wrassle it.

Aldi gets a bit mauled before he is able to net it.

Unfortunately he is unable to subdue it.

Asulfr steps in and tells the mountain lion to piss off.

It says "ok" to him and runs off after it gets out of the net.

The rest of the day goes by quietly.

Just before watches are set a woolly mammoth ambles out of the fog.

Verg rushes up when here's the sound.

Asulfr, Arsalian, and Aldi retreat back to be closer to the fire.

Halia starts Praying and moves next to Emmett.

Verg and the mammoth look at it each other for a bit and then it
ambles off.


 

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9/20/2023 9:59 pm  #135


Re: Hyperborea.pm

## 2023-09-13

  Present

    - Marge (Verica - purloiner)
    - Dave (Torcan-purloiner)
    - Yanick (Verg - cryomancer)
    - Jason (Aldsvider - huntsman)


  not present

    - Shawn(Asulfr - druid)
    - Jenn (Hali - priest)
    - Mark (Emmet Slaan - gadgeteer)
    - Chris (arsalion-death-lord)


### 577-02-13
  * weather
    conditions:
      base: Rain
      effects:
        - Missile fire at -2
        - -10 MV
    temp: 40
    temp_c: 4.4
    wind:
      wind_direction: North
      wind_force: moderate breeze
      wind_speed: 17
      wind_speed_kph: 27.4

Just after starting up a sinkhole appears under Halia. Emmett and Arsalion
are in the area as well. Arsalion is able to jump out of its maw.

Halia and Emmett fall 90 feet. Emmett survives but Halia dies.

Emmett starts cursing and yells up that the hole is filling up.

The party drops a rope down, Emmett ropes up Halia first, and then he is
raised up.

The looting of Halia's stuff goes: Verica the +0 dagger, scrolls split
between Verica and Torcan, caestuses{ +2, daemon hide}, and ring of
protection to Aldi.

Aldi can't scrounge enough wood to make a raft so they decide to just
do a funeral pyre.

Nice words are said by most everyone. Well, mostly kind words.
Verg, "She fell into the wrong crowd"


### 577-02-14
  * weather
    conditions:
      base: Clear
    temp: 50
    temp_c: 10.0
    wind:
      wind_direction: North
      wind_force: moderate breeze
      wind_speed: 13
      wind_speed_kph: 20.9

### 577-02-15
  * weather
    conditions:
      base: Cloudy
    temp: 35
    temp_c: 1.7
    wind:
      wind_direction: Southwest
      wind_force: moderate breeze
      wind_speed: 18
      wind_speed_kph: 29.0

6 giant fire beetles are seen in the night but nothing happens.

The party surprises a large hunting party with more dogs than hunters.

The hunting party gives some helpful info about upcoming terrain features
for the party.

Everyone parts ways

### 577-02-16
  * weather
    conditions:
      base: Fog
      effects:
        - Visibility reduced to 20 feet
    temp: 40
    temp_c: 4.4
    wind:
      wind_direction: South
      wind_force: becalmed
      wind_speed: 2

The party surprises 3 bears.

Aldi kills one trying to subdue. Asulfr is able to Befriend one.

Aldi does get the third bear entangled in his net but is unable to subdue it.
He frees the bear from the net and it runs off.

They get to the peat cutters camp. Tullamoor recognizes Aldi and Verg
"What the f*** are you doing here?" asks Tullamoor.

"We walked here along the coast from Khromarium", replies Aldi.

"I guess you got more balls than brains"

### 577-02-17
  * weather
    conditions:
      base: Rain
      effects:
        - Missile fire at -2
        - -10 MV
    temp: 45
    temp_c: 7.2
    wind:
      wind_direction: Northeast
      wind_force: moderate breeze
      wind_speed: 14
      wind_speed_kph: 22.5

Just before getting to Stonebrook there is a donkey by the road side.

Torcan uses Speak to Animals, "How are doing?" "Ok" "wanna come with us?" "ok"

They get to Stonebrook in the late afternoon.


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9/27/2023 10:58 pm  #136


Re: Hyperborea.pm

## 2023-09-20

  Present

    - Marge (Verica - purloiner)
    - Dave (Torcan-purloiner)
    - Yanick (Verg - cryomancer)
    - Jenn (Conan - pyromancer)



  not present

    - Shawn(Asulfr - druid)
    - Jason (Aldsvider - huntsman)
    - Mark (Emmet Slaan - gadgeteer)
    - Chris (arsalion-death-lord)


### 577-02-17
  * weather
    conditions:
      base: Rain
      effects:
        - Missile fire at -2
        - -10 MV
    temp: 45
    temp_c: 7.2
    wind:
      wind_direction: Northeast
      wind_force: moderate breeze
      wind_speed: 14
      wind_speed_kph: 22.5

The town guard tell the party that the bear can't come in the city.
Go try it at the docks area.

So Asulfr, Aldi, and the bear hang out after Verg says they
are here to get their reward.

They get to the guard post below the path to the castle.

Xonn meets with them, gives them their 200gp each. He has an
assistant take them to the house.

Verica carves K+V 4EVA into the downstairs big room

Torcan finds some fish to feed the bear on the way back.

Emmett and Arsalion stayed at the house.

Asulfr and the bear went to hang out somewhere.

Everyone else went to the Adventurer's Guild Bar and Grill.

Check the job board. There's a posting about an urgent request
for help with people missing from Dunwich.

They tell the bartender they are looking for a spellcaster.

He points to "Bob over there might fit the bill and over there talking to Kenaz is Conan".

The walk over and chat them up.

Kenaz asks them how they are doing.

Verica says we've been trying to kill Zilzoon aka GoatBoy.

"Oh really."

She then goes off on a tear. Kenaz eats it up.

"You're quite the firebrand aren't ya?"

Conan agrees to join the party.

 


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10/04/2023 9:41 pm  #137


Re: Hyperborea.pm

## 2023-09-27

  Present

    - Marge (Verica - purloiner)
    - Dave (Torcan-purloiner)
    - Yanick (Verg - cryomancer)
    - Jenn (Conan - pyromancer)
    - Shawn(Asulfr - druid)
    - Jason (Aldsvider - huntsman)


  not present

    - Mark (Emmet Slaan - gadgeteer)
    - Chris (arsalion-death-lord)


### 577-02-18
weaher:
conditions:
    base: Rain
    effects:
      - Missile fire at -2
      - -10 MV
  temp: 55
  temp_c: 12.8
  wind:
    wind_direction: Northeast
    wind_force: light breeze
    wind_speed: 9
    wind_speed_kph: 14.5

read the job board and there are rumors about
some place with fat loot out past Hillvale but
so far no one that has gone there has come back.

Verg buying a riding horse
Torcan going with everyone
Everyone else go with but buy horses and cart

Verg goes up to a person cleaning stalls.

He talks the person and asks about horses. Vergs decides
upon a war horse. He is how a dark grey one named Hades.

Verica pays the deposit to see what happens when Verg takes him for
a test drive.

Verg rides around and throws some ice darts at the stable. A couple get
close to the spectators but ultimately misses them.

Verg buys the horse and tack for 280gp total.

The rest ask about an open wagon and animals.

Conan asks about a wagon and 2 donkeys.

Talks the stable man down to 225gp for open wagon, donkeys, and needed harness

They get to Grassroad.

They gate guard asks about the bear. "He's friends with us"

"Ok".

Verg says, "It's not the bear you need to worry about."

The guard gives Verg a hard look, "don't be stupid in town."

He lets them in.

The party makes their way to the Peak Inn

Verg pays the stable boy for Hades and the rest for the wagon and donkeys, too.

They ask if there is room for them and a bear.

"So long as the bear doesn't cause any problems"

We have a common room you can rent.

Torcan asks "Do you have any fresh salmon?"

The barkeep asks "Where did you come from?"

"Stonebrook"

"How far away is that?"

"A long day's travel"

"So where the f*** am I gonna get fresh salmon?"

So Torcan gets some meat for the bear.

Asulfr shares some of his mead with the bear after asking if
it wants to try some honey drink.

Verica complains to Kalli about Kali not carrying her around.

"I can't carry you around everywhere. I'm not a 500 pound animal"

The rest of the night goes by uneventfully.

### 577-02-19
weather:
  conditions:
    base: Rain
    effects:
      - Missile fire at -2
      - -10 MV
  temp: 50
  temp_c: 10.0
  wind:
    wind_direction: South
    wind_force: moderate breeze
    wind_speed: 15
    wind_speed_kph: 24.1

Get up, get food, get transportation, and head to Hillvale

They are surprised by 12 giant frogs

They all jump closer.

Then 3 move next to Asulfr and bear

2 jump next to Verg

the rest jump to the right of the wagon.

Asulfr and the bear attack 2.

Conan casts fireball to engulf 2, 1 dies the other sirvives.

Arsalian casts lightning bolt down the line killing2 of them.

This spooks the donkeys

Everyone but conan and aras jump out. Everyone lands ok but Verica

Then the frogs attack killing the bear and wounding hades.

Asulfr steps back and entangles 4 of 7 frogs.

Emmett throws and missing with fire.

Aldi then steps up and shoots at the frog but misses. Hitting Hades and killing
him and also hitting Verg.

Verg isn't able to get off Hades and gets pinned under him. He does decide to
throw ice darts at the frog. All miss the frog but 1 hits Asulfr.

The unentangled frogs hop to new victims.

Verg gets bitten again.

Verg kills his frog.

Aldi and Verg miss the frog menacing Aldi.

Emmett steps up and drops fire on a frog and kills it.

Torcan gets a hit on his frog.

The frogs are eventually all killed

Verg salavages the tack from Hades' remains

The frogs' legs are taken and put in the wagon

Bear and Hades are left behind

They get to Hillvale. Say they are there to sell frog legs.

"Huh. Go in."

The frog legs are sold to the tavern owner.


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Re: Hyperborea.pm

## 2023-10-04

  Present

    - Marge (Verica - purloiner)
    - Dave (Torcan-purloiner)
    - Yanick (Verg - cryomancer)
    - Jenn (Conan - pyromancer)
    - Jason (Aldsvider - huntsman)


  not present

    - Shawn(Asulfr - druid)
    - Mark (Emmet Slaan - gadgeteer)
    - Chris (arsalion-death-lord)


### 577-02-20
weather:
  conditions:
    base: Rain
    effects:
      - Missile fire at -2
      - -10 MV
  temp: 45
  temp_c: 7.2
  wind:
    wind_direction: Southeast
    wind_force: light breeze
    wind_speed: 5
    wind_speed_kph: 8

encounter:
  noon:
    - 18 aurochs

### 577-02-21
weather:
  conditions:
    base: Rain
    effects:
      - Missile fire at -2
      - -10 MV
  temp: 60
  temp_c: 15.6
  wind:
    wind_direction: East
    wind_force: light breeze
    wind_speed: 9
    wind_speed_kph: 14.5

encounter:
  morning:
    - Light Patrol (ducal troops)
      - This group consists of:
        - 15 0th-level light infantrymen with 8 ep
          - Gear: leather, small shield, short sword, short spear
        - led by a fighter
          - lvl 3, hp 28
          - name: Zilanka
          - Race: Mu
          - Gender: male
          - ST: 11 DX: 15 CN: 15 IN: 13 WS: 17 CH: 16
          - Gear: chain mail, small shield, battle axe, short bow, 5gp
          
        - In all cases, the patrol is alert for obvious intruders and troublemakers.

The encounter with the patrol went without violence

Roll into the mounds. Clear out a barrow find 7 copper armbands and 1 silver

Torcan and aldi check out one of the bloody bodies by a standing stone.

The first body is determined to have died before being strung up. It's an
Anglo-Saxon dude. 6 feet tall. Reasonably fit looking other than being dead
and naked.

They go to the second body. It is strung up. She is hanging from a noose. Yakut
women. 5'6"

They notice the stones radiate cold. Aldi gets very weak (losing ST and CN)

Verg and Asulfr spend the night in the barrow they cleaned out. They bring in
the donkeys as well.

The rest of the party camps about 50 yards away.

### 577-02-22
weather:
  conditions:
    base: Rain
    effects:
      - Missile fire at -2
      - -10 MV
  temp: 40
  temp_c: 4.4
  wind:
    wind_direction: Southeast
    wind_force: moderate breeze
    wind_speed: 17
    wind_speed_kph: 27.4

The party goes to check in on Verg and Asulfr,

They are found to be dry and in good spirits in the barrow they spent the night in.

Torcan takes a corroded dagger from the pile of bones and gear tossed out the day before.

Eeryone goes to the great mound.

It has a massive set of double doors made of stone with a pull ring on each door.

On one of the doors is written in Old Norse runes:


Greater than good; to the mead hall they go
Those granted glory; to eternity the ship is steered
The svart alfar shall serve; mead horns overflow
Haugbui of the God; the cruel and the feared.


Emmett checks the doors and doesn't find anything untoward.

"I bet you can't open those doors, Emmett", goads Torcan.

"Yep, you're right".

Torcan tries to a door and fails, as does Kali.

They get the donkey's to pull open the doors and see in the dim lights the
outline of a longship.

The donkeys are taken back to the cleared barrow.

Conan puts on sorcerous armour and stands in the door

Aldi notes that for a grave it doesn't have a lot of grave stuff. The longship
is in decent shape.

Conan uses his scroll with detect magic and the long ship shows up as magic.

The group decides to have Conan cast fireball into the barrow and it catches
everything wooden on fire.


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10/18/2023 10:04 pm  #139


Re: Hyperborea.pm

## 2023-10-11

  Present

    - Jenn (Conan - pyromancer)
    - Marge (Verica - purloiner)
    - Dave (Torcan-purloiner)
    - Yanick (Verg - cryomancer)


  not present

    - Jason (Aldsvider - huntsman)
    - Shawn(Asulfr - druid)
    - Mark (Emmet Slaan - gadgeteer)
    - Chris (arsalion-death-lord)


### 577-02-22
weather:
  conditions:
    base: Rain
    effects:
      - Missile fire at -2
      - -10 MV
  temp: 40
  temp_c: 4.4
  wind:
    wind_direction: Southeast
    wind_force: moderate breeze
    wind_speed: 17
    wind_speed_kph: 27.4

The small barrow to the south of the smoking large barrow is checked out.

Yanick goes into it and uses his staff to knock the skull off a skeleton to the
right of the door. The skeletons come to life. Two of them claw at him before he
gets away.

Emmett tosses fire on one and then everyone positions themselves for battle.

The skeletons run out of the barrow and engage who they can in melee.

Arsalian is able to control the 10 skeletons he can see. They are sent
in to kill the 2 remaining skeletons. Well, one, because one burned to "death".

The next barrow "south" is "checked out" by the controlled skeletons. They go
in and a clashing of bones is heard. Then stops.

Out rush 2 haugbui.

Vergs throws ice darts at them to no effect. Conan follows up with flaming missiles.
Those are effective.

Emmett attacks to no effect, but Kallisto's sword does harm them.

They attack Emmett and Kallisto. Emmett throws fire on one.

Aldi moves in and attacks the one engaged with Emmett and fells it.

Kallisto ends her opponent.

Session stopped here until next week.


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10/25/2023 9:36 pm  #140


Re: Hyperborea.pm

## 2023-10-18

  Present

    - Marge (Verica - purloiner)
    - Dave (Torcan-purloiner)
    - Yanick (Verg - cryomancer)
    - Jason (Aldsvider - huntsman)
    - Shawn(Asulfr - druid)


  not present

    - Jenn (Conan - pyromancer)
    - Mark (Emmet Slaan - gadgeteer)
    - Chris (arsalion-death-lord)


### 577-02-22
weather:
  conditions:
    base: Rain
    effects:
      - Missile fire at -2
      - -10 MV
  temp: 40
  temp_c: 4.4
  wind:
    wind_direction: Southeast
    wind_force: moderate breeze
    wind_speed: 17
    wind_speed_kph: 27.4


Another barrow is searched by Verg.

Verg finds 5 copper arm bands and 6 silver arm bands on the raided bodies
in the barrow

Verg loots another barrow, finding 5 copper armbands and 6 silver ones again.
Also...taking a skull as well

In the next barrow he throws the newly acquired skull at the skull of a skeleton
near the entrance. The throw is so perfect it knocks the targeted skull aside and
the thrown one rests prefectly in its place.

Two skeletons then grasp at him from the ground and the other 10 rise up.

Verg makes an escape and Arsalian steps into the doorway and control 9 of the 12
skeletons. The 3 are quickly destroyed by the rest.

The skeletons are used to explore another barrow. In it the 6 that can fit in it
battle the 12 that rise up.

Eventually only 1 of the skelly friends is left standing.

Verg lots the bone piles and the standing skeleton of their copper armbands, 24
in total.

The remaining barrows are looted, finding 14 more copper and 12 more silver bands.

It is late enough that the party camps out in the barrow next to the one the donkeys
are stabled in.


### 577-02-23
weather:
  conditions:
    base: Rain
    effects:
      - Missile fire at -2
      - -10 MV
  temp: 45
  temp_c: 7.2
  wind:
    wind_direction: Southeast
    wind_force: light breeze
    wind_speed: 7
    wind_speed_kph: 11.3

The ashes in the large barrow are sifted. Nothing is found.

Detect Magic is used to look in the great barrow, the armbands, and the standing stones.

The standing stones have a faint magic aura. The ashes and armbands do not.

Verica decides to quickly step in the center of the standing stones but only for a few
seconds.

Torcan ponders ways to topple or desecrate them.

Eventually it is decided to get the donkeys, hitch them to the wagon and return to Hillvale.

It is then they find the dead donkeys. Hacked and torn up.

Searching the barrow they find a secret door.

Torcan and Emmett fail at picking its lock. Verica is able to, "See, the lock mechanism is
on the other side so you have to account for that".

The session is paused here.


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