Hostages, Part 2 – Manus Invictus, Episode 4

Session Date: February 17, 2018 In the last episode, the heroes of Manus Invictus went to Skullport, captured Katso Saursi, and then traveled to the Nine Hells. Their goal? Exchange this Katso for the captive Moonstar family and magical flasks full of liquid to neutralize the unnatural darkness covering their world. Jathar, a servant of Mephistopheles, the ruler of the eighth layer of the Nine Hell, is currently holding the Moonstars and the magical flasks hostage, demanding Katso be brought to him due to his knowledge of Evermeet. Watch the entire game session on YouTube: Hostages, Part 2 28 Eleasias, ...
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The Velvet Fists, Part 1 – Sword Coast Guard, Episode 21

Session Date: February 11, 2018 In the last episode, the Sword Coast Guard first defeated a band of mercenaries sent after them by a vengeful dragon turtle. They then received a lead about a thieves´ guild, the Velvet Fists, operating in the city, with which both Elodin and Xavier have history. It appeared that the time was ripe to strike against the Velvet Fists for both vengeance and justice. Watch the entire game session on YouTube: The Velvet Fists, Part 1 For this session, Belwar’s player couldn’t make it, so an on-call player joined us with Pitch, a sorcerer. 15 ...
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Hostages, Part 1 – Manus Invictus, Episode 3

Session Date: February 3, 2018 In the last episode, the heroes of Manus Invictus defeated the evil necromancer, Miriam Hargreves, and discovered that the dead god Myrkul is once again alive. In Leilon, they find the entire town decimated with the men and soldiers slaughtered and the women and children carried off as slaves by drow. Knowing that is but a symptom of the larger problem – the blackened sky – Manus Invictus hurries back to Waterdeep. There Dexter Ambrose tells them the entire Moonstar family, along with magical flasks full of liquid to neutralize the unnatural darkness, was carried ...
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A Turtle’s Revenge – Sword Coast Guard, Episode 20

Session Date: January 28, 2018 In the last episode, the Sword Coast Guard defeated the general and lieutenants of an orc and giant army besieging their castle, Gauntlet Hall. With the fall of their leaders, the army imploded, and the heroes were triumphant in lifting the siege. Watch the entire game session on YouTube: A Turtle's Revenge 3 Eleint, 1367 DR With the orc army defeated, the heroes travel back to Waterdeep to take some much needed downtime. Over the next tenday, Elodin performs tasks and services for the War Wizards, earning himself two favors from ranking members. However, he ...
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Myrkul’s Devoted, Part 2 – Manus Invictus, Episode 2

Session Date: January 20, 2018 The heroes of Manus Invictus arrived at the catacombs beneath Iniarv’s Tower on their quest to retrieve a magical satchel full of important books, and — if possible — defeat the necromancer, Miriam Hargreve. After defeating wraiths, wights, and a scriptorium full of ghosts, the adventurers find themselves before the doors leading into what they believe to be a chapel to Myrkul, the former god of the dead. Watch the entire game session on YouTube: Myrkul’s Devoted, Part 2 Note: For this session, an on-call player, Mora, was standing in for Profero who couldn’t make ...
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Sword Coast Guard, Episode 19 – The Siege of Gauntlet Hall, Part 3

Session Date: January 14, 2018 Watch the entire game session on YouTube: The Siege of Gauntlet Hall, Part 3 29 Eleasias, 1367 DR When we last left our heroes, they were in the midst of lifting a siege from their castle, Gauntlet Hall. The besieging army — composed of orcs, ogres, and giants — have the fortification surrounded and a large force, led by the frost giant Big Grin, was attempting to breach the compound through the catacombs. Orog lieutenants riding nightmares — fiendish horses able to travel the ethereal plan — were bypassing the defending heroes’ chokepoint and dropping ...
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Myrkul’s Devoted, Part 1 – Manus Invictus, Episode 1

Session Date: January 6, 2018 Watch the entire game session on YouTube: Myrkul's Devoted, Part 1 With five members of the Hand of Light adventuring party either killed or captured by the undead forces in the catacombs beneath Iniarv’s Tower, the opportunity presents itself for a new group of adventurers to rise to prominence along the Sword Coast. Introducing Manus Invictus, the Unconquered Hand... 10 Eleasias, 1367 DR Having arrived to Waterdeep but a tenday ago, the members of Manus Invictus begin looking for odd jobs, like any good adventuring group looking to gain fame and fortune. They hear of ...
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Sword Coast Guard, Episode 18 – The Siege of Gauntlet Hall, Part 2

Session Date: December 30, 2017 29 Eleasias, 1367 DR When we last left our heroes, they were in the midst of lifting a siege from their castle, Gauntlet Hall. The besieging army — composed of orcs, ogres, and giants — had the fortification surrounded and were preparing a grand assault. The Sword Coast Guard disabled a massive battering ram, and they had just reached the army’s catapults and the crew that guards it, lead by a frost giant named Tralavor “Big Grin.” Looming over the heroes — who currently appear as orcs thanks to a seeming spell — the frost ...
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Hand of Light, Episode 27 – My Dear Missing Mother, Part 7

Session Date: December 23, 2017 In the previous episode, the Hand of Light continued delving deeper into the catacombs beneath Iniarv’s Tower north of Waterdeep. They destroyed mummies and ghasts, were ambushed by undead beholders, and fought a glabrezu – a demonic creature from the Abyss. 23 Flamerule, 1367 DR At the end of their resources, the heroes leave the catacombs and head to Iniarv’s tower to rest. On the way, both Karn and Dexter are pulled into a copse of trees by thick vines. Since this is the result of powers beyond their control, the rest of the adventurers ...
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Hand of Light, Episode 26 – My Dear Missing Mother, Part 6

Session Date: December 9, 2017 In this episode, the Hand of Light finds an unexpected ally, slaughters mommies and their ghastly children, wrecks undead beholders, and nearly perishes at the hands of an angel. 23 Flamerule, 1367 DR Before the Hand of Light proceeds any further into the compound, the doors to the beholder chamber they just fled swing open. Two rotting undead beholders grab Karn and Dunkle with their telekinetic eye rays and drag them away. Then, before the doors close, Luna comes dashing through to join the remaining heroes. The dwarven paladin as been with the group long ...
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