Book 2: Chapter 1 - Curse of the Lady's Light

Eberron is a world of pulp noir where swashbuckling and intrigue run rampant. The Last War is over, the war to end all wars, but many say the fighting has simply shifted from the battlefield to the shadows.

In the wake of a long and terrible war, a world struggles to find its destiny. Will it descend once more into brutal conflict and end in spectacular annihilation, or will the world emerge at last into a new era of peace and prosperity? One group of heroes hopes to make Eberron a better place. The Grey Company, formed by a collection of heroes recruits new members to their growing ranks -- you among them.

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Post by Vardaen » Thu Jul 06, 2017 1:46 pm

The mental link REALLY makes a difference here, pretty good for you guys.
Unseen, and silent, Zeevan easily climbs down the rope through the strange lightness of the passage. He finally reaches the end of the vertical shaft and emerges from the ceiling of the chamber at the end....
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Post by AdamDaBomb11 » Fri Jul 07, 2017 12:06 am

So what you are telling me is that I took off my armor for nothing? Now that's just great. Oloven mutters under his breath and kicks a pebble, which lights up and drops down the hole. Does that help any?
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Post by Vardaen » Fri Jul 07, 2017 1:34 pm

The lit up pebble hits he darkness and vanishes, the power of the darkness spell is greater than that of the light cantrip on the pebble.

A few moments later the light pebble breaks the darkness on the other side and Zeevan is nearly hit with it as it plunges through the air past him.
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Post by Trogdor » Fri Jul 07, 2017 1:37 pm

"Well, seems like time to jump into the abyss," Rikkan says, jumping over the edge. "I'll let you know what I find on the bottom." As he slowly floats into the darkness his voice can be heard adding, "... if there is a bottom, that is,"
Remember, Rikkan has a permanent Feather Fall effect because of his Flight hex.

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Post by Vardaen » Fri Jul 07, 2017 2:07 pm

Rikkan, leaving Scales behind, leaps into the pit!

He hits the darkness and vanishes.
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Post by Vardaen » Mon Jul 10, 2017 6:40 pm

After a while wait, Rikkan pierces the black shroud flying up and out of the pit, he swoops over the edge and lands among the company. He looks thoughtful, like he has much to report.
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Post by JohnnyWeird » Mon Jul 10, 2017 6:50 pm

Je appears visibly relieved at the rat-man's return.

The long silence seemed to bode ill. Is Zeevan alright?

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Post by Trogdor » Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:53 pm

"Zeevan is fine," Rikkan reports, "There's darkness and silence between us, but its not harmful. Then there's another room. And everything in it falls slowly. Alas, that includes the statue we pushed down the hole. It seems poised, ready to start the attack again as soon as someone sets foot. Zeevan thought that if we could get someone at the end of the rope who could attack if from afar, that would let us defeat the statue without danger. Can anyone do that ... while keeping hold of a rope, of course?"

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Post by Eilandor » Tue Jul 11, 2017 2:45 pm

Fletcher holds out the harness, "This harness will allow ones hands to be free. I could then use my bow for a ranged attack."
Number Two: "You are number six."
Number Six: "I am not a number, I am a free man!"
Number Two: "Muh ha ha ha ha!"

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Post by AdamDaBomb11 » Wed Jul 12, 2017 2:38 am

Oloven begins putting his armor back on, while the group cones up with a way to attack the statue. "If I cant see it, I wont be able to hit it. And it looks like my light spell wont work down there. I am afraid I am the worse one to pick for that task."
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