Conquest: The Sleeper (Part 3)

Conquest: The Sleeper (Part 3)

Two more whipping rivers of magical energy, pulsing with a strong, violet light, arced from the swirling dust to the large Azurelith gem embedded in Cairn’s forehead, the slumbering giant seemingly encased in the very same stone which made up the mesas and...
Conquest: The Sleeper (Part 2)

Conquest: The Sleeper (Part 2)

Barik and I, now supported by friendly soldiers, were able to push the Earthshakers and their guards further back, giving Eb and Verse enough room to join us on the far side of the stone bridge. Eb was able to counter or at least deflect the bulk of the incoming magic...
The Showstoppers

The Showstoppers

Maybe the Boy Scouts had something with their “be prepared” motto—a little forethought went a long way into not having to deal with afterthoughts. Sometimes the universe had a special way of showing its serendipity to those not normally enthusiastic about...
Conquest: The Sleeper

Conquest: The Sleeper

The Scarlet Chorus were delighted to see us return to Howling Rock, far angrier in countenance than when we left but now in possession of the powerful crystal that would let us invade the Earthshaker’s camp. “At your word, we’ll cut them all...
Conquest: Repetition

Conquest: Repetition

The constant tremors that rippled through the area helped hide our clandestine investigations, though it made navigating the shifting landscape treacherous at best. The Earthshakers had dug in fairly substantially, both barricading their own camp and limiting avenues...
Halfway Deals

Halfway Deals

“I don’t like him,” the large man grunted from the doorway, fingers drumming on the hilt of his aged machete, having escorted the strange traveler from their small bandit village. O-Baka hardly registered his companion’s complaint, lost in...