If You’re the Healer, who Heals the Healers?* (Storm King’s Thunder #4)

We have just alerted a hill giant and his posse to our presence, and this means they are not at all surprised (or rather, they probably are surprised, but not so surprised that we are able to get the jump on them). Predictably, a fight begins. Bardalph and Rolfe start attacking the giant and one of the orcs, while Svela shoots arrows from the cover of the woods, and Redfang cracks his whip (like, REALLY cracks it…in an ear-shattering

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Bad Archeologists (Storm King’s Thunder #3)

After the fire giants outpaced us, running away to the north, we returned to the campground, and decided to take a closer look at what they were unearthing. They grabbed SOMETHING out of the ground, but there’s a lot of SOMETHING left. It appears to be some sort of black metal in a long c-shaped arc, but none of us can quite figure out what it’s part of. A building? A huge ballista? Giant horseshoe? It’s all

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A Giant Nuisance (Storm King’s Thunder #2)

We begin “in media res”, which is Latin for “shit’s gettin’ real”. A party of mounted orcs very big walking orcs is bearing down on our location at the NorthShield Inn. Svela and Narth dash inside and up to the second floor to try to get some early shots at these guys. Svela managed to skewer one to death, and Narth also scored a hit. Then the orcs reached the main battle. Redfang lit up the club with his

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New In Town (Storm King's Thunder #1)

[Due to Life Things and scheduling difficulties, our D&D group is putting the homebrew Alcanse campaign on hold and starting up the official Storm King’s Thunder adventure for a while. Our characters are the smae, except that Nick whipped up a bladesinger for a change of pace.]

Our group received a tip from Ryland that we might find more information about the last jewel in the town of Triboar across the Sea of Swords. Leaving Quigley &

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The Butler Did It (Lost Jewels of Alcanse #12)

We are in the house of the murdered Elston Harslo. The town watch is there, along with the CID cleric who’s investigating. We search the house more thoroughly. Svela broke open a hidden safe in Harslo’s office and found a nice looking diamond, which she pocketed, just in case it might be useful later. And Quigley discovered a hidden passage in the library, which leads to the kitchen….JUST LIKE THE CLUE BOARD.

We investigated the passageway and

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A Perfect Evening…for MURDER!!! (The Lost Jewels of Alcanse #11)

We are at Elston Harslo’s mansion, enjoying a very nice dinner. Harslo explains his motive for the dinner—he says that both our groups are interested in finding the Diamond of Alcanse. The other group seems a little put out that he revealed this, and they’re cagey about what they might have learned (I’m guessing not much, since they’ve apparently been dabbling in this search of this one stone for years and haven’t found it

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