NARRATIVE INTERLUDE, A New Host RADAGAR the Red, “Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.” – J.R.R. Tolkien “Faith…is intellectual bankruptcy.” Dan Barker “You often meet your fate on the road you take to avoid it.” Goldie … Continue reading A Crimson Shore 26.1 A New Host, The Story of Radagar the Red
Racing at top speed over the mud coated volcanic rocks, cracked by twisting jungle roots, wasn’t one of Frank’s specialties. He took off as fast as he could which put him immediately behind the others and before he even started … Continue reading A Crimson Shore 24.2 A Minor Diversion
Frank followed Thrak and Zy’an through the jungle, hoping to be back before the cold of the mountain set in. Adventuring is fun kids, but he was starting to appreciate the comforts of a fine rich meal, and a hammock … Continue reading A Crimson Shore: 24.1 The Trickster’s Tool
This narrative excerpt from ALIND is based on my recent trip to the Parthenon in Rome.
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There in a little glass jar, turned upside down was a miniature version of an obese man, resting inside against the glass. Unbelievably, he had a stubbly beard, and wore a shirt that did not quite cover his protruding belly. … Continue reading A Ruthless Frontier 7.2 Follow That Obese Pixie!
“When the Dungeon Master says, ‘You take 66 points of damage,’ it is wise to ask if he meant 6D6 points of damage.” … Continue reading A Crimson Shore 18.3 Conspiracy Theories
Two Weeks Prior… The woman awoke to find herself lashed in the most severe way one could imagine, by neck, by arm, elbow, knee and ankle, and even in some manner she couldn’t shake out of, by her forehead. She … Continue reading A Crimson Shore: 18.4 The Library Lady
“Every party needs someone to keep them together when the chips are down. A Great Mother, so to speak. Just make sure you pick one that doesn’t turn into a log every chance she gets.” … Continue reading A Crimson Shore 18.2 Nah-na’s Breakfast
“When in the course of Celn events it becomes clear that one must choose the guiding Light of Righteousness over the dark calls of the natural world from which we sprang in the Fore Time, we must always choose Light … Continue reading A Crimson Shore 17.7 Father Knows Best
“There are two types of adventurer who find themselves in the Sands where they are assuredly bound to find death, or life before departing it. One outthinks their fear and retaliates swiftly against their foe, beast or demon, or scorching … Continue reading A Ruthless Frontier 6.1 The Treasure Vault of Kasil
“The isles are chocked full of danger. Danger is everywhere. It’s smell, like the remnant odor of a fine bottle of wine long ago consumed, lingers inside, even though there’s no good reason for it to still be there. Should … Continue reading A Crimson Shore 17.6 Murder Most Foul
The great bard sings of the party’s death. See how the tune changes when he brings them to life!
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