The Elements manage to defeat the Red Fang’s hired bruisers, scattering the crowds and capturing the dragonborn assassin in one of his own traps. Nav, overcome by wrath, tortures the assassin in excess. The party learns Nikud Adler, the Architect, hired him for this obscenely decadent plot— but the party agrees with Audriel saved there is no time or need for revenge.
Archive for June 2014
The party emerges into an arena modeled after the surface of the moon, surrounded by a titanic crowd of those they have wronged, from Axis to Cathedral, from Drakkenhall to the Queen’s Court. The Red fang’s employer has arranged a show of the Element’s death via monstrous fleas, gelatinous tetrahedrons, and bloodthirsty hags.
Our heroes clear the way ahead and reach the trap laid for them. Meanwhile, Nav meets New Nav face-to-face in the coliseum of the mind, and bests his worse half— for the moment.
As the Red Fang, captor of Audriel, lurks just ahead, the Rogue Elements use the legends of Dieseny’s Land to their advantage.
Beset by mysterious curses and inexplicable events (as suggested by participants in our Might vs Magic contest), the party faces a pursuing band of paladins, who have become convinced that Rip Smoulderboulder harbors a demon.
Soul of Stone located, the party hops a ride on a space whale to a very special destination— Dieseny’s Land, the happiest place on— in the dragon empire.
And finally, for the grand finale, the team faces off against an enormous siege machine: The Vajra Drill. Standing triumphant, and even having discovered the Soul of Stone's true identity as the Dwarf King himself, the party is laid low by horrendous news. Audriel, first mate of the party's erstwhile ship, has been captured by the Red Fang; there were no other survivors among the crew.
Scarlett swallows her pride, and asks the Great Gold Wyrm’s spirit for help in ending a plague. Mint uses a secret elven weapon to stop a bombing run of pterano… ptera… flying dinosaurs