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Rappan Athuk #51: Demons-Be-Gone

We rejoin our party as they continue their battle with cultists and demons that was so epic that there was a cliffhanger. A paralyzed Death from Somewhere Irrelevantly Far Away tells us what happened. (-GM)

8th day of Abadius, 4719 AR

Demons filled the room, as far as the darkvision eye could see. The mummies in front of me were so pathetically weak, it terrified me. I was paralyzed with fear unable to move, attack, or do anything other than stare straight ahead (and drool a little).

During this time I connected my head to the cloud (via a magical link in my brain) and started looking at memes and cat-dragon videos. Then I remembered that I had started a journal a little while back. The last thing I had written down was about a big fiery cave.

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Stoneheart Dungeon #7: Kingmaker!

The party took a reprieve from their mission and the Orcus cultists and decided to open a casino in Taverlan. But as the saying goes: you can take the party out of the dungeon, but you can’t take the dungeon out of the party… (-GM)

14th day of Arodus, 4717 AR

One of Meme’s minions

Hello, I am Isaac, a ratfolk. I’m Isaax’s distant cousin. I have been recently traveling around when I spotted a town called Taverlan. As I entered town, I saw a fire and dead bodies. I realized that Isaax was one of them. I also smelled the distinct smell that I hadn’t smelled for 2 years. It was the smell of a sauna! Additionally, I only saw 2 people, a priest of good, and a priest of bad, I later learned was named Meme. Then I asked how this all happened. Meme handed me a piece of paper from Isaax’s bag and said she will fill in the missing parts.

It went like this;

Entry 333: Wow, what a day after traveling back to town and meeting Boominator the Beautiful (a goblin and sister of the late Groominator the Great -GM), we decided to creating a casino. Wow, that’s an unlikely turn of events. At least, after a year, we might have enough to buy a magic item. In the process, we had to get a loan. Meme tried hitting on the bank person, but we got a loan anyway.

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Rappan Athuk #50: A Well-Prepared Enemy

The party ascends stairs leading out of the scorching salamander caverns and find a unique sort of respite… (-GM)

5th day of Kuthona, 4718 AR

After dealing with the salamanders, The Hero of No Name, our designated mapper, decided that he wanted to finish his map of this level. I remembered all the fallen souls that had contributed to our extensive maps of Rappan Athuk, as well as The Mouth of Doom. First we had the mysterious Drun Ken Sayler, then Strix, a strange bird-like creature that was quite handy with a bow. Then an amusing vanaran monk that was also quite good with a bow named Monkey, and finally The Hero of No Name, the fifth brave adventurer to hold the title of Mapper. Somehow, they have all understood the cryptic and confusing maps. Yet, they have all been able to lead us through the labyrinthine halls and pits of Rappan Athuk. They had all had one common trait though, the need to have their maps be complete, and showing all of the secret doors and traps. The Hero of No Name is no different, and so after a few long hallways, we found the door he was looking for.

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Stoneheart Dungeon #6: Packed Away

Groominator the Great was a talented goblin who danced circles around foes to protect his friends. He unfortunately says his last words in today’s writeup. *sniff* (-GM)

26th day of Sarenith, 4717 AR

Groominator the Great

We were about 24 miles out from town and we were going towards the place where we think the Stoneheart Dungeon was. But as soon as we had moved about a mile to the northwest, we found a camp of orcs. There were a few tents with about 12 orcs in the tents. I, Groominator, went over and stealthed alongside the zen archer Eagle One. We hid behind a rock, and I jumped out to hit the orcs. I hit one right in the face and almost knocked him out, then again, and he was dead. Then, Eagle One shot at the next one, and hit it almost out.

But now it was their turn to act. The ones around me surrounded me and hit me for only 6 damage. Then the other 9 orcs rushed out of their tents at the other party members. Our undead lord, Meme, roused all of her army and attacked. Two of them were gone in a flash as a skirmishing of blows led to an all-out battle. The WANDerer cast enlarge person on the eidolon, all of the horses attacked two of them knocking them out, and the horde of skeletons hit a bunch down.

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Rappan Athuk #49: I Get the Last Word

Herein concludes the party’s epic showdown with a Salamander Overlord and his court. The stonelord paladin Nioveskirian narrates. (-GM)

12th day of Neth, 4718 AR

The Salamander brought low.

The salamander overlord’s high-voltage barrage caused my compatriots to realize that cowering in the back of the room and flinging a few arrows at the enemy while I did the actual fighting alongside our semi-sentient allies might not have been as safe as they thought. Arthritic hovered toward the boss and gave him a taste of his whip while Shia rushed in bellowing a motivational non-silence and Deckard Cain struggled against the entrapping force cube. The others were not as brave. No Name was unwilling to risk his own life, instead summoning several brave archons who immediately charged the overpowered lizard. DSFIFA looked at the insignificant scrapes he had received and fled in terror, clumsily dropping his bow on the way out. Cowards.

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Rappan Athuk #48: Boxed In!

The party, undeterred, returns to confront The Master and his court. (-GM)

8th day of Lamashan, 4718 AR

Greetings, Travelers! You will find these lost documents if you continue on the way our party has walked before you. They will tell you about what are adventures were like and give a summary of the creatures we fought.

So now that I seem to be stuck in this box of force above the party, I may as well record with magic writing (to write very fast) about what has happened so far this second run in the Cavern of Lava. I am Deckard Cain, new to this party as of a month ago. I came in search of new revelations about my mystery type, fire. And when that Paladin Valestar (Who is sitting on his golden toilet right now) told me that the party was currently in a cavern filled with fire and lava, I had to agree to join them.

Anyway, after our first run with 2 deaths (Arthritic Slaver and Shia) and a dead companion (Arvnevurr), we teleported back to the house and resurrected Shia and Arthritic and waited for a new companion a month later. Shia crafted a Banner of Ancient Kings, which gives us morale boosts on our actions.

Everyone but Valestar teleported back in ready for a fight, facing the room of the last battle when I saw 10 or so regular salamanders behind us back in the cavern slithering around who had not yet noticed us somehow.

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Stoneheart Dungeon #5: It’s All About Meme

(Meme is pronounced “me me”)

In an unwritten chapter, the party was almost slain by followers of Orcus who “cleansed” the temple of trespassers (i.e., the party). The party survived only due to the loyalty and hooves of their steeds. The next chapter was boring as they fought some spiders while camping and then decided to play a board game. Hannibal left the party and a new necromancer joins the adventure. She continues the story…(-GM)

24th day of Sarenith, 4717 AR

As the party returned to the town of Taverland, they met the Mighty Meme. When they decided to go in the wilderness together, we found a few Orcus cultists and skeletons. While the party ran away and hid, the Mighty Meme came charging into battle against the two cultists with a terrifying grin on her face. The Mighty Meme pulled out her holy symbol and possessed one of the undead minions, then ran away with pride and almost died.

When the party left town, we met a guard named Imril. Then Meme decided to get busy with Imril because he had 2 attacks per round. Later that day the party decided to go hunting for corpses (or make them –GM).

We decided to go up to the foothills and sleep for the night, but we ended up being attacked by 2 wyverns who attacked Meme’s horse, and I admit they had a lot of balls to do some crap like that and one wyvern was struck down by Meme’s horse. At the end of the fight, the party had won the ball-busting battle against the wyverns and Meme courageously scraped of the flesh and scales off of the wyverns and put the skeletons in her brand new cart along with her two body guards Super Skelly and To Be Determined.

-Meme (Zach)

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Eagle One, vanaran zen-archer monk 4
Fabrizio Moretti, tiefling alchemist 4
Groominator the Great, goblin rogue 4
Isaax, catfolk arcanist 4
Meme, aasimar cleric of Urgathoa 3
The WANDerer, half-elven summoner 4

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