Chapter 1 look in the sky...   Posted by BoBBoyd.Group: 0
BoBBoyd
 GM, 67 posts
 lots of fun for all
 hopefully
Fri 2 Sep 2016
at 01:53
Chapter 1 look in the sky...
(Sorry for the delay.)

The group comes to in time to see the ground rapidly approaching as you fall from the sky. You kit the ground hard but nothing seems to have broken and no one seems to have sustained any injuries.

As you look around you see that you are in a courtyard of some kind. The courtyard is attached to a tavern or Inn. The few people that were in the courtyard when you fell quickly but awkwardly ran inside. If they yelled anything the words were drown out by strange music from inside. (Think Tarzan Boy by Baltimora unplugged.)

As you look into the sky from where you came from there is an odd purple color to the sky as if you were looking through tented glass.

The smell around you is horrendous. As if years of sewage, waste and death had permeated the air.

The taller building that you can see above the lower squats around you look as if they were once hauntingly beautiful with arches and terraces (think French Gothic cathedrals), but they currently look as if they have been through a war.
Gunnmarr Egdricsson
 player, 43 posts
Fri 2 Sep 2016
at 03:50
Chapter 1 look in the sky...
In reply to BoBBoyd (msg # 1):

"Does anyone know why the sky is purple?", Gunnmarr says with his hand on the handle for his hammer.

"This is strange."
Felix Prince
 player, 12 posts
Fri 2 Sep 2016
at 05:02
Chapter 1 look in the sky...
Felix picks himself up, carefully dusting himself off. He breaths deep the smells of the death and the dirty city. Two familiar smells, make him feel somewhat at home. Looking towards the tavern door and listening to the exotic music, a strange look comes over his face as if he is trying to recall something long forgotten. He quickly remembers himself and the crooked smile returns to his lips.

"Looks like the party is in there gentlemen. Boy's last orders were for us to assimilate. I would suggest we start here. As for the purple sky, I couldn't tell you. But there ain't much about this that makes sense to me. Only thing that does make sense is the music coming from that tavern and the prospect of some welcoming lady company."

With that Felix turns and begins to follow the music as it lead him to the tavern entrance.
Enigma The Tempest Redwood
 player, 29 posts
Fri 2 Sep 2016
at 12:39
Chapter 1 look in the sky...
Landing somewhat on his feet He stands up brushing himself off, he looks around hearing the same music that Felix mentioned.

'after all that, i could use a drink, and maybe a wench as well...yes lets ' he thinks to himself

"Master giant, I would only assume that the sky is purple because that is the color it is meant to be, just as the grass is green, or this town smells of sewage and rot.  we have all been through an ordeal, let us gather our thoughts around a mug of ale."

With that he starts off in the direction of Felix.
Alon Zee
 player, 26 posts
Fri 2 Sep 2016
at 13:21
Chapter 1 look in the sky...
Alon gets up quickly and begins patting his robes vigorously and looking into the various pockets while frantically muttering to himself.

"...in here somew... Please be okay... can't replace...that."

After a few minutes of searching he exclaims with relief,"There you are! It'd okay everyone, Madrigal is fine. A little roughed up maybe, but fine. And Gunny, in response to your question, I would hypothesize that the sky is purple due to some unknown agent or chemical this world may possess that is being released into the atmosphere. It very well could have something to do with the putrid stench of this place... That is somewhat unnerving... Let's go with our new friends and see what the townsfolk say in the tavern! Adventure awaits!"

With that, Alon attempts to grab Gunnmarr's hand but can't reach it. He grabs his pant leg and tries to pull him in the direction of the tavern.

This message was last edited by the player at 13:25, Fri 02 Sept 2016.

Gunnmarr Egdricsson
 player, 44 posts
Fri 2 Sep 2016
at 17:32
Chapter 1 look in the sky...
In reply to Alon Zee (msg # 5):

Gunnmarr grins at Alon, "I do not understand most of what you said, but after being dead, a barrel of ale sounds great."

Gunnmarr allows Alon to pull him along 'twords the tavern.
Alon Zee
 player, 27 posts
Fri 2 Sep 2016
at 18:32
Chapter 1 look in the sky...
In reply to Gunnmarr Egdricsson (msg # 6):

(Lol at the image of Alon thinking he's pulling Gunnmarr by himself)
BoBBoyd
 GM, 68 posts
 lots of fun for all
 hopefully
Fri 2 Sep 2016
at 22:10
Chapter 1 look in the sky...
(Lol I love this format. You guys are doing amazing.)

As the four of you walk in there is a lively bit of activity going on. People are dancing and tables are brimming with people enjoying drink. Women in standard tavern girl attire are busy taking drinks to tables.

The band has all of 8 people playing in it. A bardic group more likely to frequent an establishment twice this size.

A few people seem to be speaking frantic lyrics to the bartender and pointing in the direction you came but the many sources of music prevent anyone from hearing what is being said.

Upon seeing a Nordith and a Gnome a few of the denizens seem startled but no one's gaze seems to linger long.

The group hears invitations from multiple directions to have a seat and enjoy the festivities.
Gunnmarr Egdricsson
 player, 45 posts
Fri 2 Sep 2016
at 22:41
Chapter 1 look in the sky...
In reply to BoBBoyd (msg # 8):

Gunnmarr looks for a table/seat that would allow his back to be at the wall. [Rolled a 5, (ouch)]
Alon Zee
 player, 28 posts
Fri 2 Sep 2016
at 23:17
Chapter 1 look in the sky...
In reply to BoBBoyd (msg # 8):

Upon walking into the tavern, Alon releases Gunnmarr's leg and looks around slightly dazed. It's obvious he is not used to such boisterous activity. He looks slightly apprehensive and concerned.

"Oh my... There are so many... people here. How are we supposed to assimilate into such a hectic atmosphere?? I could cast a spell to cause just as much noise as these people... Would that work?" Alon says and asks to himself it seems like.
Gunnmarr Egdricsson
 player, 46 posts
Fri 2 Sep 2016
at 23:51
Chapter 1 look in the sky...
In reply to Alon Zee (msg # 10):

"Oh, right, we are supposed to blend in...", Gunnmarr motions to Alon, "Let's join this table,they look like they are having the most fun." he says pointing to a random table.
Felix Prince
 player, 13 posts
Sat 3 Sep 2016
at 03:05
Chapter 1 look in the sky...
Felix walks casually to the bar, taking no notice of the frantic people. Approaching the bartender with a broad smile.

"What a delightful establishment you have here. I would like to open a tab if that is possible. My name is Edwin Crown, Felix to my friends. Me and my companions here just dropped in and are exhausted from our travels. We will need a room for the night, two if you can spare them. We will also need a round of drinks brought out and some supper if it is available at this hour, aah what hour is it exactly."

As he speaks Felix quickly scans the room to see if anyone is gambling.

"I would like to know what the policy is on gaming in these parts. I am quite skilled in the art of cards and would very much like to know where I could join a game."
Alon Zee
 player, 29 posts
Sat 3 Sep 2016
at 13:10
Chapter 1 look in the sky...
Alon carefully watches Felix go to the bar and follows Gunnmarr to the table he pointed to.

Alon quietly says,"Gunny, does something about these people strike you as odd? They seem happy enough, but they look like they're waiting for a war to break out. And look at their armor. Now I don't know a lot about armor, I'll leave that to you friend, but theirs has obviously seen some action."
BoBBoyd
 GM, 69 posts
 lots of fun for all
 hopefully
Sat 3 Sep 2016
at 13:14
Chapter 1 look in the sky...
Gunnmarr and Alon seat themselves at a large Ling table in the middle of the room (Sorry Nick that was a bad roll lol.) The men and women at the table seem to size the two of you up. A few pull pendants out from under layers of clothing and prominently display them in your direction. After a few moments they tuck them back and continue with their jokes and boasts.

A man seated next to Gunnmarr looks up and offers a smile, "They brought in some big recruits this time. I hope you're as good with that hammer as you are at being tall," The man chuckles.

"Let me buy you two a drink it's the least I can do. You never know when it could be your last," the man yells and gestures at a women serving another table.

"So what company are you two with? I didn't know that the Gnomes had started offering their services, that's either a really good sign or a really bad one," the man says with a chuckle.

"Oh where are my manners!? My name is Gordon. Pleased to meet you," the man says as he extends a hand.
BoBBoyd
 GM, 70 posts
 lots of fun for all
 hopefully
Sat 3 Sep 2016
at 13:38
Chapter 1 look in the sky...
(At the moment the group is considered seperated but I don't think anyone is doing or saying anything that they don't want the group to know about but if anyone wants to talk to or do something private just message me.)

The bartender takes a look at you Felix and pulls a pendent out from under his tunic. He holds it for a moment while he looks at you. Satisfied with whatever he was doing he tucks it back in and gives you a smile. "You gave these men and awful fright. Horrible joke to play on someone. You're lucky you targeted a couple of soft brained burnouts and not one of those people." the bartender points in the direction of the long table in the center of the room.

"As for your question we have plenty of gamblers here. I don't mind just don't cheat or get caught in my tavern. No fighting either. Saving the fighting for the next breach I always say," The bartender states as if he has spouted great wisdom and is pleased with himself.

"As for a tab. We have a running tab with every company. I just need your badge. Individual tabs are not permitted," he says as he lays a glass in front of you.
Alon Zee
 player, 30 posts
Sat 3 Sep 2016
at 13:48
Chapter 1 look in the sky...
In reply to BoBBoyd (msg # 14):

Alon curiously looks at the pendant Gordon pulled out of his pocket before he put it away.

"That was an interesting looking bauble friend!" Alon squeaks."What does it do? I'm not sure if I've ever seen anything like that before."(rolled knowledge arcana 21)

"And to answer your inquiry, we are in the company of Alon, Felix, Gunnmarr, and Enigma!(completely oblivious to what Gordon means by 'company'). What exactly would they be sending Gnomes here for anyway?"
Felix Prince
 player, 14 posts
Sat 3 Sep 2016
at 15:47
Chapter 1 look in the sky...
"You must forgive us sir. Gnomes have a taste for the theatrical and a funny sense of humor. He though it would be a good way to advertise ourselves if we were to fall from the sky. I myself, like for advertisement to the high quality of work that I do. Anyway me and my company are looking for work and we want to know who it is we can speak to about that."

Takes off the signet ring that he took the store. Pointing at the ring with a FP,

"This is our signet. We call ourselves the Fighting Princes. Perhaps this will do as a badge?"


(Bluff 10:47, Today: Felix Prince rolled 20 using 1d20. HAHAHA, Back up roll is a 8)

This message was last edited by the player at 15:53, Sat 03 Sept 2016.

BoBBoyd
 GM, 71 posts
 lots of fun for all
 hopefully
Sat 3 Sep 2016
at 16:04
Chapter 1 look in the sky...
(A little misunderstanding. The pendants are around everyone's necks. They pull them out and then tuck them back under whatever shirts or armor they are wearing.)

Gordon chuckles again, "That's a long company name. I guess I should have been a little clearer. Who do you work for? As for Gnomes you have enough problems of your own defending those flying cities of yours. At least thats what I keep hearing."