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  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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, …

  • "through the portal we go...we know...we know..."

    A maelstrom of snow and ice swirled around the two figures, blurring their lines and concealing them within the clearing. The guards outside of the growing meadow were dead, their bodies already freezing solid, and the pickets within the forest were …

  • A king is run to ground

    Pik's injuries from the attempted assassination had healed, but the little man's sense of personal security was still shaken by his near-death. Avenging himself on the criminal element of the old docks during and after Bright Night had helped, however, …

  • Epilogue to War

    The simple monument to Reg was finished and had been dedicated at sunrise. In keeping with his abiding faith in Erastil, the half-orc had been buried where he fell, and out in the Kamelands there was a matching marker above his simple, stout tomb. Reg …

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