Reign of Winter — Game Session — 035

Game summary for July 25, 2017, Reign of Winter campaign, Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, for Phoenix Gaming Club. Session included: All Might (Human Warpriest played by Andrew Renfrow), Denessia Rapidarma (Dwarf Gunslinger/Paladin played by Casey Scruggs), Deska Starseeker (Half-Elf Druid played by Kaliegh Belda), Kenwrec Battleglaive (Orc Slayer played by Peyton Harmon), Magnus Erlingsson (Human Cleric played by Chris Harmon), Svala Alehorn (Dwarf Unchained Barbarian played by Todd Hughes), Ten-Penny Tacey (Half-Orc Rogue played by Shane Bradley), and Tulvur Xandersen (Dwarf Fighter played by Taylor Averdick). Game Master for this session was Charles Plemons.

The team realized with so many of their number blinded, they were in serious trouble.  They figured the giants were unlikely to come back into the nymph’s chamber since two had been slain here and thought maybe other things would avoid her as well.  So, Deska cast hide campsite, and the team rested.  All Might and Magnus were able to prepare five remove blindness/deafness spells and restore the party to normal health!

The group headed back the way they came seeking a side passage still in search of the demon creature.  They found a set of quartz runes in the floor beside a table.  On the table sat a bowl filled with wildflowers and four wooden statues.  Deska recognized the poses of the figures from the first room they entered, so she sent her magical owl back to observe and report telepathically what it saw.  The group arranged the figures in the same order but failed to do anything with the flowers.  This triggered a magical trap causing the four figures to grow to 3 feet in height and animate as wood golems!  The creatures attacked with fist and splittered blasts.  The team learned the hard way they were resistant to magic and non-adamantine weapons.  In the small hallways, the team struggled to get a lot of enemies engaged at once.  Several of the team wisely hurled alchemist’s fire among the wooden creatures.  Ten-Penny made an amazing acrobatic roll down the hallway but fumbled along the way.  She took a beating and eventually had to flee.  Magnus was able to keep the team going with channeled positive energy as Tulvur, Kenwrec, and Svala jockeyed to get into some kind of striking position.  The creatures pressed in, and Kenwrec kept landing killing blows, eventually destroying all four of the menaces!

Moments later a gorgeous woman with heterochromatic eyes appeared suddenly in the hallway.  She smiled and spoke with the team at length.  She did not reveal much about herself, but she indicated she was a servant of Baba Yaga.  She warned the group the frost giants, centaur, and demons were all aligned and ahead of the team in the complex.  Right before disappearing, she handed Deska a small metal key.

2 comments

  1. Tulvur Xandersen says:

    Journal Entry I

    I’m angry. I mean come on. Who throws a grenade in a tiny passage? And who throws it next to a dwarf?! Denessia should know better. She’s a dwarf, too! She knows our tiny little legs and heavy armor make it hard for us to get the heck away from danger. Thankfully I was able to get away, but perhaps I was just lucky this time.

    I can’t stay mad forever, though… Not at a fellow dwarf. Maybe I’ll blame the next weird smell we come across on Denessia to get back at her.

  2. Peyton Harmon says:

    Kenwrec’s Journal:

    After the intense battle, I come to as an orc (thanks Deska by the way). We gather around and heal and Magnus (the MAGNIFICENT) cures the blind. We all sleep so that clerics can change out spells and continue the hunt for the demonic bard!! The party comes into a room and discovers a table next to quartz runes. Deska recognizes the scenes from the previous room . We attempted to put the statues in the right order it apparently did it wrong triggering a trap! Suddenly four wooden constructs appear behind the party attempting to ambush us.

    Several of the constructs blasted cones of thorns injuring several of the party. But being the hero I am I step up and destroy the beast.
    Next thing I know Denessia hurls a grenade to disrupt the constructs.
    The team (me) cuts down the next 3 enemies. I bravely kick the grenade and it explodes!!! Seconds later a beautiful lady appears !! She seemed very relaxed even with almost a dozen of the party down the narrow hallway. She also seems really interested in All Might(creepy). Deska talks very diplomatically and the beautiful lady hands Deska a key and disappeared (bummer).

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