Book 3: Act 2 - Friends of the Easterly Inn

It is the year 2946 of the Third Age, and the lands east of the Misty Mountains are astir. From the cloud-shrouded peaks above the High Pass to the spider-infested gloom of the forest of Mirkwood, paths long-deserted are trodden once again. Busy merchants carry their wares to new markets, messengers bring tidings from foreign realms, and kings send forth armed men to extend their influence and the rule of law. Some say that a new age of freedom has begun, a time for adventure and great deeds to reclaim glories lost in long centuries of oppression and decline.

But adventures are not really things that people go out and look for. They are dangerous and rarely end well. While it is true that a handful of valiant individuals set out to make their mark on the world, for others it seems that adventure chooses them, as though it is the path they are fated to tread. They are restless warriors, curious scholars and wanderers, always eager to seek what was lost or explore what was forgotten. Ordinary people call them adventurers, and when they return successful, they call them heroes. But if they fail, no one will even remember their names...

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Re: Book 3: Act 2 - Friends of the Easterly Inn

Post by Blubbo_Baggins » Tue Apr 07, 2015 9:06 pm

"Yes, it would be a big undertaking," Finn sighs.

"Perhaps it's not needed... yet. They do have the protection of Beorn. But if the goblins we've encountered in the passes are a sign of something to come, I have no doubt such defenses will sadly be needed. I will keep the project in back of my mind. I don't expect such a thing to stop an attack, but to merely give time for more folk to come to their aid."

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Post by Shurijo » Thu Apr 09, 2015 1:05 am

Borir nods at Finn's statement saying, we could make ringing bells and dispatch them to other outposts in the area. I do not know how far the sound could carry, but it may be just long enough to serve as a warning for others.

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The End

Post by Vardaen » Thu Apr 16, 2015 11:05 pm

Winter turns to spring and new adventures begin.
"He that breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom." - Gandalf
J.R.R. Tolkien, Council of Elrond, The Fellowship of the Ring