Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.   Posted by The Allfather.Group: 0
Fergurth Skogurdottir
 Elf Scout, 74 posts
 Basic Speed 7
Tue 16 Apr 2019
at 03:43
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
“How you doing down there Dag?”, Fergurth asks as she fires arrows at two more dino deviants.

Deceptive Double Shot: Fail & Success
Dino 1.3: Miss
Dino 2.3: 11 imp Damage to Eye -4 to Defend

Mog
 Half-Orc Barbarian, 52 posts
 Basic Speed 7
Tue 16 Apr 2019
at 03:57
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
Mog puts on a dazzling display(for him) of defensive maneuvers, severing the heads of the first 2 biting at him. Sidestepping the 3rd before the 4th bites in from behind and attached to him as he sidestepped the last one. Having a single dino attached to his front, Mog flexes showing off his musculature and trying to force the teeth out if his flesh.

2 successful parries, 18 and 20 cutting damage including followup holy, 2 sucessful dodges 1 fail
First parry is on dino in 5.6, defenses are then rotated around clockwise, and retreat is into that hex.
Break free attempt success by 5


HP:20/24

This message was last edited by the player at 15:03, Tue 16 Apr 2019.

The Allfather
 GM, 113 posts
Sun 21 Apr 2019
at 17:41
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
Fergurth shoots at two more Dinomen.

Mog tries to break free.
Become Grappled, then defend  or become grappled again. Finally, defend twice or take 10 & 12 cutting damage.

Drakul slashes at a dino.
Defend or take 9 cutting damage. Defend again at -2 or take 14 cutting damage.

Dagrak retaliates against the dino attacking him.
Defend twice or take 9 cutting damage and 7 crushing damage.

Brandaelfr attacks the dino behind Drakul.
Defend twice or take 9 cutting damage and 5 crushing damage.



Despite the ferocity of the Dinomen's attacks the heroes are able to hold the line, cutting down dinos right and left as they lunge at them. Fergurth shoots and kills two more dinos while Brandaelfr and Drakul cut a few more down. Mog flexes his muscles and breaks free of the Dinoman's jaws while Dagrak holds his own against a pair of dinos. The Dinomen continue to press their attack against the adventurers, most switching back to their weapons after watching their kinsmen get slaughtered. The two leaders enter the fray; one engages Drakul while the other starts attacking Mog.

Dinomen are on the map, reference the hex labels for clarity.

Dinoman 1     Dead
Dinoman 2     Dead
Dinoman 3     Dead
Dinoman 4     HP: 15/15
Dinoman 5     Dead
Dinoman 6     Dead
Dinoman 7     Dead
Dinoman 8     HP: 15/15
Dinoman 9     HP: 15/15
Dinoman 10     Dead
Dinoman 11     HP: 15/15
Dinoman 12     Dead
Dinoman 13     Dead
Dinoman 14     Dead
Dinoman 15     Dead
Dinoman 16     HP: 15/15
Dinoman 17     Dead
Dinoman 18     HP: 15/15
Dinoman 19     Dead
Dinoman 20     HP: 15/15
Dino Leader    HP: 20/20
Dino Hero      HP: 20/20

Brandaelfr Erling
 Eldhud Holy Warrior, 93 posts
 Basic Speed 6
Sun 21 Apr 2019
at 21:33
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
Brandaelfr parries aside the first blow, and then backs up a step to successfully dodge the second. Quickly adjusting his reach, he steps forward and swings with tremendous speed at the dino with the sharper weapon. He shouts quickly, "Fergurth, who needs help?"

Defense: Parry, Retreat Dodge

Maneuver: Deceptive Attack
Dino with the cutting weapon needs to defend at -3 or take 13(3) cutting. Brandaelfr is in the same hex as he was last turn.


HP: 13/13     FP: 10/13
Mog
 Half-Orc Barbarian, 53 posts
 Basic Speed 7
Sun 21 Apr 2019
at 22:13
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
Mog puts on a second almost as dazzling of a display display(for him) of defensive maneuvers, severing the heads of the first 2 dinomen biting at him. While sidestepping the blade from the bigger dino before retaliating in sheer brutal reckless abandon.

Successfully parried both dinomen attempting to grapple
take 15,13 cutting damage respectively from the parries and then 2 more holy damage followup for funsies
successful dodges on both sword attacks.
ALL OUT ATTACK
defend twice at -2 or take
21,15 damage respectively, with 2 holy followup damage


HP:20/24     FP:13/15
Drakul
 Half-Ogre Thief, 106 posts
 Disciple of Loki
 Basic Speed 7
Sun 21 Apr 2019
at 23:18
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
Drakul backflipped to avoid the first attack, then stepped back to deflect the second with his stiletto. He stepped toward the larger creature, pressing his attack with two quick slashes.

Acrobatic Dodge: Success.
Retreat Parry: Success.

Deceptive Rapid Strike: 1 Success.
Boss Man: Defend at -2, or take 13 cut.

Fergurth Skogurdottir
 Elf Scout, 75 posts
 Basic Speed 7
Sun 21 Apr 2019
at 23:43
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
Fergurth scans the battlefield and yells back to Brandaelfr, “help Dagrak and I’ll help Mog”. She pulls back her bow and releases two arrows at the eyes of the (Blue Dino).

Deceptive Double-Shot to Eyes: Success & Success
8 & 7 imp Damage to Eyes, -4 to defend

This message was last edited by the player at 04:55, Mon 22 Apr 2019.

Dagrak Torsten
 Dwarf Cleric, 80 posts
 EH? WHAT?
 Basic speed 6.25
Mon 22 Apr 2019
at 02:00
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
Dagrak retreated as he dodged, then he parried the next attack. Stepping forward he cast a spell of protection on himself.

feverish Retreat dodge, feverish parry
step and cast shield 2 -3FP


HP 12/12  FP 13/15 ER 1/6, PI 10/10 Spells on: 2, Buffs: DB+2
The Allfather
 GM, 114 posts
Mon 22 Apr 2019
at 18:05
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
Fergurth shoots the dinoman hero.

Mog charges around and attacks the dinoman leader.

Drakul slashes at a dino.
Defend or take 10 cutting damage.

Dagrak casts a spell.
Defend twice or take 10 cutting damage and 6 crushing damage.

Brandaelfr attacks a dino.
Defend or take 7 cutting damage, then take 6 crushing damage and treat as a major wound. defend or take 6 crushing damage.



The heroes quickly dispatch the Dino leadership. The remaining dinos continue to attack the delvers they have been fighting.

Dinomen are on the map, reference the hex labels for clarity.

Dinoman 1     Dead
Dinoman 2     Dead
Dinoman 3     Dead
Dinoman 4     Dead
Dinoman 5     Dead
Dinoman 6     Dead
Dinoman 7     Dead
Dinoman 8     HP: 15/15
Dinoman 9     HP: 15/15
Dinoman 10     Dead
Dinoman 11     HP: 15/15
Dinoman 12     Dead
Dinoman 13     Dead
Dinoman 14     Dead
Dinoman 15     Dead
Dinoman 16     HP: 15/15
Dinoman 17     Dead
Dinoman 18     HP: 15/15
Dinoman 19     Dead
Dinoman 20     Dead
Dino Leader    Dead
Dino Hero      Dead

This message was last edited by the GM at 18:20, Mon 22 Apr 2019.

Brandaelfr Erling
 Eldhud Holy Warrior, 94 posts
 Basic Speed 6
Mon 22 Apr 2019
at 18:46
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
Brandaelfr repeats his actions again, trying to down one of the foes but just misses his chance. In the heat of battle and with his helmet not helping, he does not hear Fergurth well. He shouts "Save the grog for after the battle!"

Defense: Parry, Retreat Dodge

Maneuver: Deceptive Attack at Random Hit Location
Missed attack.


HP: 13/13     FP: 10/13
Mog
 Half-Orc Barbarian, 54 posts
 Basic Speed 7
Mon 22 Apr 2019
at 18:47
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
"HE WAS MINE"Mog roared before charging over and eviscerating the leader. (Previous turn)

Mog then charges back to the tree and takes 3 massive swings at two of the dinomen there.

move to 3,4 attacking dino in 4,4 and 3,2
dino in 4,4 defend at -4(-2 for deceptive, -2 for attack from the side)
failure results in 12 cutting damage(2) to the neck and 2 holy followup.
dino in 3,2 defend at -2 twice
failure results in 16,18 cutting damage(2) respectively with +2 holy followup.
This was an AoA with flurry of blows to allow a second target and third hit, no defenses possible by Mog.


HP:20/24     FP:12/15

This message was last edited by the player at 21:24, Mon 22 Apr 2019.

Drakul
 Half-Ogre Thief, 107 posts
 Disciple of Loki
 Basic Speed 7
Tue 23 Apr 2019
at 01:02
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
Stepped away from the attack, pushing it aside with his stiletto again, then stepped back toward the attacker, blades flashing as he swung.

Retreat Parry: Success.

Deceptive Rapid Strike: 2 Successes.
2.6: Defend twice at -2, or take 12 and 12 cut.

Dagrak Torsten
 Dwarf Cleric, 81 posts
 EH? WHAT?
 Basic speed 6.25
Tue 23 Apr 2019
at 04:12
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
Dagrak retreated as he dodged, then he parried the next attack. He then stepped forward and took up a defensive stance while he waited for the elf to finish off his attackers. "Grog?! Who has Grog?"

Retreat dodge, parry.
step and AOD increased Parry


HP 12/12  FP 13/15 ER 1/6, PI 10/10 Spells on: 2, Buffs: DB+2

This message was last edited by the player at 02:16, Wed 24 Apr 2019.

Fergurth Skogurdottir
 Elf Scout, 76 posts
 Basic Speed 7
Wed 24 Apr 2019
at 02:11
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
Confused at Brandaelfr’s reply, she looks at the Dwarf then back at Brandaelfr, “but Dagrak isn’t drinking any grog”. She then sends arrows flying at the Dinos to her left (near Dagrak)

Deceptive Double-Shot to Eye: Success & Success
Dino 1: 11 imp Damage to Eye, -3 to Defend
Dino 2: 10 imp Damage to Eye, -3 to Defend

The Allfather
 GM, 115 posts
Wed 24 Apr 2019
at 03:36
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
The delvers quickly wrap up the remaining Dinomen. Fergurth puts an arrow into one, but her other target dodges. Mog coming up from behind slaughters the dinos attacking Brandaelfr. Meanwhile Drakul takes two swipes at his foe who ducks under the first slash and comes right up into the return strike having his head almost completely severed. The last Dino is surrounded by the adventurers his tribe sought to devour, it's beady eyes dart side to side as it weighs it's options, but it's thinking is quickly interrupted by the arrow Fergurth puts into it's eye.

The clearing is littered with dead Dinomen and the tree is still blocking the river, but the delvers can now be relatively sure they will be safe to continue the work of clearing it.

RP a bit. Y'all get 3 points. I'll get the game moving forward later this week.
Dagrak Torsten
 Dwarf Cleric, 82 posts
 EH? WHAT?
 Basic speed 6.25
Wed 24 Apr 2019
at 03:44
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
The dwarf stalked over to one of the dinomen that still seemed to be twitching a bit. He caved in it's skull with his hammer. "Naow which one o' these blighters did ya say had tha grog? Watching tha elf shoot 'er bow is thirsty work."


HP 12/12  FP 13/15 ER 1/6, PI 10/10 Spells on: 2, Buffs: DB+2
Fergurth Skogurdottir
 Elf Scout, 77 posts
 Basic Speed 7
Wed 24 Apr 2019
at 03:49
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
Walking down as though the air itself were a staircase, Fergurth touches ground next to Dagrak. “That Spell was incredibly helpful, thank you”, she thanks the cleric with a bow. “My father said all dwarves were incompetent fools but you seem pretty smart. Are you a different kind of Dwarf?”
Mog
 Half-Orc Barbarian, 55 posts
 Basic Speed 7
Wed 24 Apr 2019
at 04:29
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
"Aye, don't leave me out on this grog you been talkin' about. I don't know a better time for tha stuff than right after a good warm-up battle" Grog says as he cleans off his blade by chopping further into the tree.
Brandaelfr Erling
 Eldhud Holy Warrior, 95 posts
 Basic Speed 6
Wed 24 Apr 2019
at 05:32
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
Brandaelfr walks around stabbing all of the dinomen in the skull to make sure they are not getting back up again. He says to Fergurth, "Did I mishear something? With my helmet on I am as deaf as Dagrak, but I thought you said something about grog in the middle of the battle."
Dagrak Torsten
 Dwarf Cleric, 83 posts
 EH? WHAT?
 Basic speed 6.25
Wed 24 Apr 2019
at 05:37
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
"Incompetent? HAH! That is funny comin' from tha race what can't do nothing but talk ta rabbits and shoot their wee little bows! HAH! No offense lassie but ya father be incompetent if he think that aboot ta dwarves!"
Drakul
 Half-Ogre Thief, 108 posts
 Disciple of Loki
 Basic Speed 7
Wed 24 Apr 2019
at 10:08
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
Drakul joined in the festivities, casually sliding his stiletto through the brainstem of each foe, wiping the brains off as he went. He smiled and sighed a bit each time, as if relieving some tension from his shoulders with each sickening stab.

"Ah, that’s better," he said. "That definitely explains the intentionally felled tree."
Fergurth Skogurdottir
 Elf Scout, 78 posts
 Basic Speed 7
Wed 24 Apr 2019
at 21:19
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
  The little elf begins plucking arrows out of her victims eye sockets while talking to Dagrak, “You’re so funny Dagrak, you should try talking to the rabbits too, with those big ears they make great listeners. Plus you’re closer to the ground so you can probably hear them better when they talk back.”
  She pulls the last arrow from the bodies near the Dwarf and turns to Brandaelfr and Mog, flicking the blood off. “I said that the big Dinosaur guy swallowed a flask of some sort of grog during the battle. If you cut him open you might find it.” as soon as the words leave her mouth she begins to snicker. “Dang, how does Drakul always keep such a straight face.” She says aloud but mainly to herself.
Drakul
 Half-Ogre Thief, 109 posts
 Disciple of Loki
 Basic Speed 7
Wed 24 Apr 2019
at 23:39
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
"Why would my face be anything but straight," he said, deadpan as he ripped the blade from her another dino-corpse’s spine, bits of gore squirting onto the dirt at his feet. "Have I acquired an injury so as to make it crooked? Not from these reptilians, that’s for certain. I managed to get by unscathed."
Dagrak Torsten
 Dwarf Cleric, 84 posts
 EH? WHAT?
 Basic speed 6.25
Tue 7 May 2019
at 02:30
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
"They talk back?! Just how drunk were you when ya heard them talk back lassie? Me grandpappy once got into a few barrels of whisky, by the end o' tha night he was holding ah conversation with a very talkative stone. Oi, that was ah good night. HAR HAR HAR!"
The Allfather
 GM, 118 posts
Sun 19 May 2019
at 17:00
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
The battle, though brief, was difficult; only through sticking together and watching their comrades backs did the heroes keep from being overwhelmed. They clear the tree without incident and gather up the crude weapons of the Dinomen as a small prize. Upon their return Sven is surprised to see them splattered with blood and bits of gore, "What happened to you lot?"

After the story is relayed to him he shakes his head, "By the gods! We would all be dead if not for you! I can't thank you enough!"

The rest of the trip upriver proves uneventful and the barge stops over in Wodenheim for a day to trade a few things before making the trip across Lake Odin to Isfjall.

You can go ahead and spend the points and add the money from the Dino encounter. I'll be closing off this chapter and starting a new one for your arrival in Isfjall soon(ish) I hope.