Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.   Posted by The Allfather.Group: 0
Brandaelfr Erling
 Eldhud Holy Warrior, 74 posts
 Basic Speed 6
Sun 3 Feb 2019
at 03:42
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
Brandaelfr carefully watches as the light dies in Morag's eyes. Just as carefully, he then lines up his halberd and decapitates the draugr. He shrugs and says, "Better to be sure. May your soul be freed from this curse."

Turning around, he grins and congratulates Drakul, "Well executed, Drakul! I much prefer your tricky ways aimed at our foes."

Search for loot success by 1.
The Allfather
 GM, 85 posts
Sun 3 Feb 2019
at 04:35
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
Morag herself was equipped with a fine thrusting broadsword, a medium buckler, a throwing axe, mail armor, sleeves, and legs, as well as crimson dragon hide boots, and pot helm. Her grave goods consist of 8723 copper, 536 silver, and 3 gold in coins. For weaponry there are six shortswords, two broadswords, four axes, a crossbow, four small shields, and eleven crossbow bolts. The less common items in the pile include a silver collar and chain, a finely carved driftwood idol of a merman with tentacles for a beard and a fishy tail, a lute with silver strings, a narwal horn, and a pirate's flag emblazoned with a winged horned skull in crimson.

The ship is too rotted to be of any value, including the dragon figurehead's eyes which are merely painted on. Moreover Rory is not here, though with the recently acquired map will certainly aid in the remainder of the search.

This message was last edited by the GM at 15:14, Sun 03 Feb 2019.

Drakul
 Half-Ogre Thief, 84 posts
 Basic Speed 7
Sun 3 Feb 2019
at 15:09
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
"They always say keep your friends close and your enemies closer," said the thief. "There’s no way we’re dragging all this out of here now. We may as well take what’s good and come back for the rest."
Brandaelfr Erling
 Eldhud Holy Warrior, 75 posts
 Basic Speed 6
Sun 3 Feb 2019
at 19:26
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
"There is nothing here that I need to carry around with me until we have cleared out this place." Brandaelfr says. "Shall we head back to that narrow passage and follow it to the other side of the cave system?"
Drakul
 Half-Ogre Thief, 85 posts
 Basic Speed 7
Sun 3 Feb 2019
at 22:07
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
"Sounds like a plan," said Drakul. "I’ll scout ahead and see what awaits us in the next cavern."
The Allfather
 GM, 86 posts
Mon 4 Feb 2019
at 19:03
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
Drakul sneaks down the narrow passage and can hear the sound of a struggle ahead. He stops in the shadows of the hall and observes a group of four Fishmen dragging a net and beating it's occupants with their spears. The net appears to contain a woman and a very large fish struggling to get free.

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Drakul
 Half-Ogre Thief, 86 posts
 Basic Speed 7
Mon 4 Feb 2019
at 23:16
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
He hurried back to the others and reported in hushed tone what he saw.

"I’ll come at them from behind," he said. "We must act quickly."

He slinked back down the corridor, staying ahead of the others, and keeping to the shadows once back in the cavern with the fishmen.

Backstabbing: Success by 6, which is enough unless they are ambushing us.
I will wait for others to figure out if we want any spells before posting attacks.

Dagrak Torsten
 Dwarf Cleric, 63 posts
 EH? WHAT?
 Basic speed 6.25
Tue 5 Feb 2019
at 01:46
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
"At last! We get to kill some fish feckers!" Dagrak was excited, and he hurriedly recast Shield on Drakul, before hurrying after him. He paused at the edge of the room to charge a bolt of lightning.

Shield 2 on Drak. 2d-2 size bolt -1FP

HP 12/12  FP 15/15 ER 1/6, PI 10/10 Spells on: 1, Buffs:

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Drakul
 Half-Ogre Thief, 87 posts
 Basic Speed 7
Tue 5 Feb 2019
at 02:44
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
Drakul snuck up on the nearest Fishman and sliced into its throat, his knife flashing back and forth from behind.

Triple Rapid Strike (Neck): 2 Successes.
Damage: 14 and 15 cutting to the Neck.

Fergurth Skogurdottir
 Elf Scout, 58 posts
 Basic Speed 7
Tue 5 Feb 2019
at 03:41
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
The sight of helpless beings caught in a net brought back memories of the poachers who’d dare step foot in the woods her family protected. Her father would show no mercy, death was always the punishment. “Let’s punish these fools”, she whispers to Drakul. She draws two arrows and fires them at the eyes of the furthest Fishman.

Deceptive Double-Shot to Eyes: Success & Success
Damage: 7 & 8 imp -3 to Dodge

Brandaelfr Erling
 Eldhud Holy Warrior, 76 posts
 Basic Speed 6
Tue 5 Feb 2019
at 14:42
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
Brandaelfr waits a few moments to let Drakul slip ahead, and then charges forward right behind Fergurth's arrows. "Time to die, you abominations!" he shouts.

Maneuver: Move
4 yards forward toward the bottom left fishman.


HP: 13/13     FP: 13/13
Mog
 Half-Orc Barbarian, 41 posts
 Basic Speed 7
Wed 6 Feb 2019
at 15:07
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
Mog sets his pack down while the others are talking and charged in last attempting to get right into the fishmens faces



Move 7
The Allfather
 GM, 87 posts
Wed 6 Feb 2019
at 16:16
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
Drakul charges in and slashes at a fishman's neck.

Fergurth shoots two arrows at another fishman.

Mog charges in toward a different fishman.
Defend or take 4 impaling damage.

Dagrak casts a spell.

Brandaelfr closes the distance with the fishmen.
Take 7 Impaling damage.



The delvers ambush the unsuspecting fishmen while they are focused on their burden. Drakul nearly decapitates one with two savage slashes to it's neck while Fergurth fells another by sinking an arrow into each eye. Dagrak charges his hammer with lightning while the Brandaelfr and Mog close the distance with the other two fishmen. The remaining fishmen attack the delvers who charged them, one thrust is too quick for Brandaelfr to avoid.

Fishman 1     Dead
Fishman 2     HP: 15/15
Fishman 3     Dead
Fishman 4     HP: 15/15

Mog
 Half-Orc Barbarian, 42 posts
 Basic Speed 7
Wed 6 Feb 2019
at 16:22
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
Mog easily swats aside the fishman's pathetic attempt to strike him before striking back 3 times. In his haste the first blow swings wide but the 2 following are on target.



Defense:Success - Parry
Maneuver:AoA(double) w/ feverish for 3 strikes
first failed, second two succeeded
defend normally or take 19, 16 cutting damage.
If he dies from first blow can strike another foe.




FP:12/13
Drakul
 Half-Ogre Thief, 88 posts
 Basic Speed 7
Wed 6 Feb 2019
at 16:27
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
Stepping toward Brandaelfr’s target, Drakul came at it from the side, throwing caution to the wind and slashing repeatedly at its throat.

Movement: Getting into CC with this one, too.
AOA: Triple Rapid Strike (Neck): 2 Successes.
Damage: 13 and 10 cutting to the Neck.

Dagrak Torsten
 Dwarf Cleric, 64 posts
 EH? WHAT?
 Basic speed 6.25
Thu 7 Feb 2019
at 00:20
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
Dagrak unleashed his bolt of lightning at Mog's foe

3 damage

HP 12/12  FP 15/15 ER 1/6, PI 10/10 Spells on: 1, Buffs:

Brandaelfr Erling
 Eldhud Holy Warrior, 77 posts
 Basic Speed 6
Thu 7 Feb 2019
at 00:41
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
In the midst of his battle cry Brandaelfr gets stabbed, but the wound is not deep. He shouts in return, "It will take more than that to kill me today!" and swings his halberd twice at the fishman. The first blow is hampered by the wound, but the second is on track.

Maneuver: Rapid-Strike
One success. Fishman needs to defend or take 13(2) cut.


HP: 11/13     FP: 13/13
Fergurth Skogurdottir
 Elf Scout, 59 posts
 Basic Speed 7
Thu 7 Feb 2019
at 18:14
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
Fergurth draws her bow back again and aims down the hall to the left, just in case there is more fishmen coming.

Maneuver: Wait
Ready Bow: Success

The Allfather
 GM, 88 posts
Thu 7 Feb 2019
at 19:03
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
Drakul lunges forward and cuts the neck of the fishman who stabbed Brandaelfr, it stumbles back and falls to the ground where the Eldhud finishes it off. The other fishman fares much, for a moment, it avoids both of Mog's swings and Dagrak's lightning bolt. It even avoids one of the arrows that Fergurth fires at it, but the other arrow pierces it's eye and scrambles it's brain.

Enemies dispatched the delvers turn their attention to the net and it's occupant. She stops thrashing about and it is clear she is actually a mermaid, she cries, "Please don't hurt me!"

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Drakul
 Half-Ogre Thief, 89 posts
 Basic Speed 7
Thu 7 Feb 2019
at 19:12
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
Drakul put a dagger through the eyes of the fishman just to be sure. He wiped the brains and blood on their corpses and smiled at the mermaid.

"We’re not here to hurt you," he said to the mermaid. "I’m sure you’ll be wanting to get back to the water. I think the map we found shows an underwater entrance that goes out to the ocean. Maybe we can help you get back?"
Fergurth Skogurdottir
 Elf Scout, 60 posts
 Basic Speed 7
Thu 7 Feb 2019
at 22:54
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
Retrieving her arrows from the fishmen’s heads, Fergurth asks the mermaid “are there more of you imprisoned here?”
The Allfather
 GM, 89 posts
Fri 8 Feb 2019
at 00:30
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
"You'll help me?" the mermaid asks, she sounds suspicious but also a little hopeful, "My name is Lizret. I was out gathering seaweed and clams when those abominations attacked me. They chased me up a tunnel and caught me in their nets."

"I understand a little bit of their language. They were saying something about 'another sacrifice' and I thought I was a goner for sure..." Lizret says, "If you can help me back to the water I would be very grateful."
Drakul
 Half-Ogre Thief, 90 posts
 Basic Speed 7
Fri 8 Feb 2019
at 00:41
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
"Can you move on your own?" he said. "If not, we can carry you."

He turned to his allies.

"Let’s head this way," he pointed on the map to the top left corner, where it looked like there was a pool leading back to the ocean. "Should be that way," he indicated left.
The Allfather
 GM, 90 posts
Fri 8 Feb 2019
at 01:48
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
As they cut the mermaid free from the nets they can see she is pretty beat up from being dragged and hit with the fishman's spears.

"I would have to drag myself along... Could you carry me?" Lizret asks pointing in the direction Drakul had indicated, "The pool has a tunnel that leads out to sea."

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Brandaelfr Erling
 Eldhud Holy Warrior, 78 posts
 Basic Speed 6
Fri 8 Feb 2019
at 02:29
Re: Chapter 2: The Grave of the Pirate Queen.
"Hah! I would have helped you just because you called them abominations. We will help you get back to the water, and then we are going to clear out this place entirely of these scum." Brandaelfr says.

He does pause to look at his wound before trying to help though. He says, "Just give me a minute to put a bandage on this wound. It is not bad enough that I want Dagrak to burn through a spell yet today, but I would prefer not to bleed all over."

He grabs the medical kit out of his bag and asks, "Can anyone help just wrap this really fast? It is difficult to reach when I am wearing my armor."

I think a First Aid roll from someone would probably work to just shove some bandages inside the armor for now. I'm not entirely sure.