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  • January, 4714

    Pitax and its armies had been completely vanquished late in the fall of 4713. By October, the city was occupied by a joint force of troops from the Mistmarches and locals who'd sworn fealty to the new banner. Civil order had been reestablished, trade had …

  • In Defense of Burmovton

    Anton, Pik, Zion, and Kincaid appeared on the town common in a whirl of wind and light, teleported instantly from Misthaven to the besieged city. Tessara had already climbed out of a clump of crabgrass down the street and was heading for city hall, in …

  • The first full day of war

    *Meta* For the sake of clarity, I am writing this post entirely in meta terms so that everyone is clear on the sequence of events and timing of things. Knowing this will enable you to make decisions that make sense given what you'd know at a given point …

  • In the Narlmarches

    *Meta* Zion & Pik teleport to the location of the Tustwater Dragoons by about noon, and learn the following. This post, by implication, ends with the two kings with the Dragoons in the forest, while Anton, Tessara, and Kincaid are in Burmovton. --- …

  • Planning for Phase 2

    *Meta* Use this post as a place to put comments to plan in specific terms for the units you want to build, if any; where and how you'd like to deploy existing units; and how you're going to prosecute the war. In order to help with this, here are a few …

  • Homecoming, and Decisions

    The kings, and Tessara, too, had been gone for over two months by the time they finally returned to Misthaven in late January of 4713. Since their celebration of Founders' Day almost three months before they'd traveled through the Hooktongue Slough, …

  • Summer, 4713

    It is July of 4713 and the Kingdom of the Mistmarches is buzzing with activity. Since the defeat of Baron Drelev and Tiger Lord barbarians in the west at the end of the previous year, the kings have been hard at work incorporating the newly-won lands into …

  • By Spring, 4713

    Information is a collection of facts, culled from reliable sources through reliable means, and corroborated through multiple sources. Intelligence is information analyzed for a purpose, and therefore includes at least some conjecture and guesswork. …

  • An Invitation Arrives!

    In the hands of a herald of Pitax, riding under a formal banner and with diplomatic papers, the following invitation arrives in early June, announcing an event to take place in July.

    Rushlight Results

    The grand tournament came to an end, and with it a new Rushlight victor was named: Mivon, through its team of champions clever, strong, swift and smart, walked away with the prize and the bragging rights. Pitax came in second, much to the disappointment …

  • An army on the move

    Along with the mustering of the regiments and deployment of the other regular forces, auxiliaries to both the Mistborn Rangers and city guards were called up, and volunteers sought, in order to bolster the defenses of the kingdom. Hundreds of men and …

  • We have trolls in the wire!

    Akiros received the report from his southern picket calmly, since this is the sort of thing he'd quietly expected. They said there were trolls on the move, armed, armored, and organized. And he'd fought trolls before, and knew what to do. Oil was …

  • Burn the city...

    !http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/155854/ogre_mage.jpg(Ogre mage)!

    General Jurrg was irritated that his scouts had apparently been spotted and killed, and that he now must assume that his army's presence was …

  • Paint me...I'm rich and beautiful

    (Begin Transmission) King Castruccio Irovetti added another few puffs of cologne to his armpits and wrists, and then sat patiently as his assistant powdered his cheeks and attended to his hair. An artist, meanwhile, was waiting on the other side of the …

  • This is a fine lunch!

    (Begin Transmission) King Irovetti chewed daintily on another morsel of veal, his pinky slightly extended. He seemed to be enjoying his lunch tremendously, smiling at his guests often as they each took bites. "He really is a genius - an artist, in …

  • The map must be bigger!

    (Begin Transmission) Irovetti and several men, some in uniform, stood around a large table on which laid a map of the region, marked as 'The Immortal Kingdom of Pitax, Patron of Culture.' In addition to lands already accepted by neighboring countries …

  • You've been a good lad

    Anton looked toward the door as it opened, admitting the five soldiers into the lord-mayor's large office. The kings had moved into the office to hold meetings, since it held a large table and enough space to move around and consider the maps they were …

  • News from the Dragoons

    Just before noon, the sending stone paired with the one carried by the Tuskwater Dragoons begins to glow, indicating that it holds a message. "_Fought foot battalion west of Tatzylford; dispersed enemy; hundreds linger over miles of forest and swamp; …

  • The Kings' Defense of Myralanna

    The kings, and Kincaid, arrived in Myralanna to the sounds and sights of battle preparations. Upon being taken to the command tower, where the Lord-Mayor and Captain of the Watch were trying to organized the small force left to defend the city, they saw …

  • Log Raid!

    Zion spent the better part of two days scrying, studying maps, consulting Pik, planning, and arranging and rearranging his personal kit. In the end, he settled on two locations within Pitax: the first, near the center of the city and adjacent to a town …

  • Meanwhile, in Pitax

    "Shee him in the shilvery mishts, my lord..." the old wizard hissed as specks of spittle stippled the surface of the scrying pool. "He plansh another attack!" Irovetti, with his Oni general at his side, looked into the pool and watched as 'Thing Zion' …

  • Here comes the boom!

    The man appeared over the small whitecaps of the Tuskwater, less than a mile south of Misthaven. It was a windy day, as was normal in late July, and fishing boats dotted the surface of the massive lake, bobbing about as their crews went about their work, …

  • Counterattack

    Irovetti's celebration over MacLeesh's attack on Misthaven was short-lived. That same evening he was paid a visit by kings Anton and Zion, who directly attacked his palace and killed both Torvald MacLeesh, his newest arcane contractor, and General Jurrg, …

  • The Siege of Pitax

    The armies of Pitax had either fallen, surrendered, or had retreated back into the city itself, leaving the wide tracts of land east of the mountains and forest open to the invaders. Irovetti's arcane protections were significant: scrying into the palace …

  • As kingdoms square off

    “Ugh, we gave you the money just hand over the cloak!” Xzaela was still trying to persuade the merchange to stop asking so many questions about why she needed an invisibility cloak. Zahora just looked out the tiny window and watched the Tuskwater bubble. …

  • "Prepare to hold 'em, boys!"

    Sergeant Major Alcorn's heart raced, although his men would never know it. Standing straight and strong as one of the pillars that held up the walkway behind the main palisade, he was a picture of martial resolve: tall, broad, resplendent in his armor, a …

  • Zion's Gambit

    “I am Zion, one King of five of the Mistmarches. I will see who is running this army, and I do not mean the cur Irovetti who seems to be hiding in his palace, rather than join his fine soldiers on the field of battle!” the silver-haired Magister of the …

  • Anton Steps In

    Anton rode forward as Zion and the enemy's representative spoke, arriving just as the latter donned his helm and made for Zion with his axe. Placing himself, astride his warhorse, between the king and would-be attacker, he spoke. “What if such honor …

  • Kincaid and an open city

    Kincaid survived, but just barely. There are some wounds that magic simply cannot heal - not in the immediate sense, and not without scars inside and out of the man. Such were the ranger's injuries, of both the physical and psychological sort, him having …

  • The Spoils of Pitax

    By mid-November, almost two months after the war ended, the city of Pitax is completely under the control of the Mistmarches, with law enforcement established, elements of local government back on the job, and food and trade goods flowing. A sense of …

  • Misthaven Gazette

    The following stories are printed in the third volume of the weekly newspaper in Misthaven: * Trade with Mivon has picked up considerably, despite the heavy snows and frozen rivers. Several influencial trade houses in Misthaven have signed contracts …

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