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Topic: Voyages of the Rocinante - Firefly RPG QnA
Subject: Second Interview.......

Keep rolling those Natural Twenties, I've been called for second interview tomorrow morning. This is a good sign!

Time for Ash to turn his boyish charm on the pretty HR lady while Ody gets the Engineering manager drunk!

Posted on 2013-03-19 at 22:53:21.

Topic: The Trilogy War
Subject: Party Crashers..............

Ulthok and Jessica pitched their mugs of glass into the fire but this playful sound was over rode by the sound of breaking wood and glass as front door and windows were smashed open. They quickly had turned to see the windows smashing in as four scaly covered creatures with wild hair and claws for hands clambered through. The creature’s mouths filled with long sharp fangs, the color of their scaly skin appearing as if that of undead. Bursting through the front door a trio of Air Elementals, behind them standing a Black Robed mage, his face scared by many healed insect bites.

The scaly creatures undead appearance had Lady Jessica quickly call upon her Goddess to turn the undead. Cor who was nearest the Black Robe wasted no time directing flame strike on the mage and that quickly followed by another from Valene. If the evil raiding party lost their leader it would be easier for the party to defend themselves.

Ulthok saw the elementals and knew the Black Robe was commanding them and that it needed to maintain its concentration least the three turn on him. Hoping Cor’s and Valene’s attacks had weaken to black Robe's defenses. So to help keep the Black Mage distracted Ulthok cast Summon Swarm on the evil intruder. Then the Halfling willed spirit into his ring and vanished as he moved to cover the advance of scaly creatures(1,2,3 & 4) toward the manor interior door and to try to flank the Black Mage.

Posted on 2013-03-19 at 22:45:24.

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: Attack.................

Ok, so the attackes on the Black Robe are good. Breaking his concentration should cause the air elemenals to attack the Black Robe.

Two flame strikes should be distracting.

The conjured elemental must be controlled by the wizard--the spellcaster must concentrate on the elemental doing his commands--or it turns on the wizard and attacks. The elemental will not break off a combat to do so, but it will avoid creatures while seeking its conjurer. If the wizard is wounded or grappled, his concentration is broken.

Posted on 2013-03-19 at 02:08:50.
Edited on 2013-03-19 at 02:11:59 by Odyson

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: Bhuts????????

Gee more custom baddies, Bhuts?

Well seeing Ulthok is the the only real spell slinger here on our side it looks like time for razzle dazzle on the Black Robe and company. Air elementals??? A little tough to slice and dice them!

If Ulthok can contain the Black Robe the rest of the party can slice and dice the Bhuts.

I've got bit of reading to do yet too on how to handle the elementals.

My first thought is to block block the Black Robe and elementals with a wall of force to hold them out of the battle for a bit. Then the rest of our sword carriers can attack the Bhuts. Jessica and Cor won't have much trouble with just a few Bhuts. Like I said need to read a bit and check my spells.

Posted on 2013-03-18 at 21:34:18.

Topic: The Trilogy War
Subject: Ah, Our Good Fighter......

As they prepared to walked to the corner table to meet Valene, Lothor stepped forward. He could barely pull his eyes from pretty Paladin. As charmingly as he could he spoke,“Good eve Ulthok how fares you?”

"Lothor, I was just speaking of your bravery, may I introduce Lady Jessica Voltaire,.. Paladin of the Great Goddess Athena, …, Knight Defender of the Realm of Callahorn. She will be adding her sword to our meager group. I will be proud to stand behind both of your iron defences." Ulthok wasn't sure the fighter would get his joke so he just continued. "I was about to introduce her to Valene, but if you two would care to get acquainted perhaps then you would introduce her to Valene. I'll fetch myself another ale."

Posted on 2013-03-18 at 02:23:28.

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: Sorry Teller...

Sorry I didn't get that little intro post done yesterday.
We table topped from 4pm to midnight yesterday and I didn't get to it.

We played Dresden Files using the FATE rules. A lot different for me from D&D so I'd spent most the day refreshing.

Ok, I'll do a quick add to intro Lothor. I'll slip it in to be right when they were about to go over to Valene.

Posted on 2013-03-17 at 23:00:02.
Edited on 2013-03-18 at 01:49:56 by Odyson

Topic: The Trilogy War
Subject: All Of Us.....

“You must also be the group comedian Lord Rydenham,” Lady Jessica said with a chuckle, “I hope you take your other duties as seriously as the joking.”

“May I inquire of you a favor?” …….“Would you do me the honor of introducing me to the other members of the party?” …………….“I don’t want any other ‘mishaps’ to occur.”

“Yes, of course. But I would guess the rest will be less challenging than myself, except for my familiar Periwinkle, she is a fairy dragon and even a bit more mischievous than me. I would say you have met most of our group already but there is still SIRENE TELE MELETE, a lovely Elven Mage and Druid. I marvel at her skills and I am thankful she is with us. You will meet her cat familiar, it is magical beast too."

"There is the human, a ruggedly good looking fighter, Lothor Greenbeard. Although he is bit weary of magic he is bold and skilled in a melee. I would think you may not meet these tonight unless they decide to come down for a late drink."

"Then last there is the Halfling Valene Beestinger. Valene and Lothor joined us after we rescued them. They had been held by Hill Giants and Valene had been forced to serve them as their cook. As a cleric she has been dealing with her memories. Her deity would wish her to bring joy to others and it had been a while since she had had any joy of her own. She is also a master of disguise, quite proficient at foiling traps and shall we say… procurement."

Ulthok turned as he heard Cor’s voice, "What a waste of a fine drinking vessel, though a flagon is preferable to a glass anyday."

“Right you are.”Ulthok laughed. "Ah see own misress of disguise has been here all along, come Lady Jessica I at least introduce you to her.”


Posted on 2013-03-17 at 22:52:37.
Edited on 2013-03-18 at 02:22:30 by Odyson

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: Spells for Now.....

Give Ulthok "Confusion" again and give Peri "Suggestion" again.

When we get ready to move out we'll recheck.

Posted on 2013-03-15 at 23:15:48.

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: BTW...........

Can Ulthok teach Peri spells from his spell book?

Posted on 2013-03-15 at 21:15:50.

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: Ok.........

Spells coming up!

Posted on 2013-03-15 at 21:05:40.

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: And The mission is?????????????

Usually we know the mission so we can prepare accordingly.

Can you ( or Cor) give us a briefing as to where, when and how we are going. That will help us determine what we might encounter so we can better guess at what we may need to prepare.

So far in story, only Cor has a guess as to what is coming.

Posted on 2013-03-15 at 20:42:47.

Topic: The Trilogy War
Subject: Salute...................

Ulthok watch as the Lady saluted him and then cast her goblet into the fire.

"Well met My Lady"

Then the mage let out a light laugh, "Let us hope you are as rough on the enemy as you've been on the glass ware......and I will be happy to stand with you." Ulthok stood, drained his tankard and cast it into fire.

Posted on 2013-03-15 at 20:26:29.

Topic: The Trilogy War
Subject: A Mending?

“I accept your apologies Lord Rydenham,” ………I will join you, for it seems alone you are prone to finding trouble.….. You know, you shouldn’t introduce yourself to a new member of your group in such a manner. Someone else, less understanding, might have taken your head off rather than simply drawn a dagger and called to the guards.”

Ulthok chuckled as he led the Paladin to the receiving room that the party now used as their common area. The mage poured a goblet from the carafe of the Generals fine red wine set on the side board. Handing the wine to Lady Jessica they took seats near the crackling fireplace.

Settling into the high backed leather chair Ulthok continued, “My lady had you over reacted and killed me, which would not be in the character of a Paladin of Athena, it would not have been the first time I have died with this party. We misjudged some beings based on their appearance on last mission and it cost me my life. Even was Cor possessed once and had to be brought back.

Joining our group does not led to glory… it most likely will led to death.“

As Lady Jessica sipped her wine the Halfling continued.

“What now seems so long ago the warrior King Maridynn of Shanntara saw that things were changing in the peace Trilogy. He gather a few willing souls from across Trilogy to form a fast highly mobile reaction force to react to what he saw as a threat. Nine skilled fighters, healers and spell casters came together and over course of nine months trained and worked together to form this force. Of that group only Cor and I remain though we have added and lost what seems a score of good companions and we but now are just preparing to the more deadly of what is being unleashed.”

Lady Jessica could the sadness flash across the eyes and the mood darken of what she thought was a mischievous character.

“We have lost friends, family, nobles and commoners… all in the duty to serve each other and the missions….There were others that joined briefly and moved on to serve other purposes.”

Ulthok stared into the fire.. lifted his tankard and took a long pull of the rich ale.

“Oh forgive me for venturing into memory.. You had asked who am I and what is my part in all of this…? I am but a humble spellcaster and… well shall we say I have been the locksmith and ….procurer. My magic has been of an aid and the traps I have been able to disable have prolonged the lives of my companions and with good fortune that will continue. Now I hope you fare well as this party takes on our next mission.” Ulthok lifted his tankard to the Knight Paladin in salute.

Posted on 2013-03-14 at 21:55:24.

Topic: Voyages of the Rocinante - Firefly RPG QnA
Subject: Thanky..........

Posted on 2013-03-14 at 18:30:02.

Topic: Voyages of the Rocinante - Firefly RPG QnA
Subject: Uh....

Posted on 2013-03-14 at 01:34:52.

Topic: The Trilogy War
Subject: Start Anew.........

“What sorcery is this?” She said as her long bladed dagger appeared in her hand and was positioned right before his throat, “you‘re a spy”


The Paladin finally started to sense that something wasn’t right and she reacted much as Ulthok had expected. Just as Ulthok was about to disarm her, in his own charming way, the sound of foot fall were coming down the hall. The mage didn’t wish to embarrass the newest member of the party so he held his spell. As the guards approached the familiar brogue Of Knight Cleric rolled down the hall.
"Put that dagger away lass; tis nae a spy." ………….. "Ulthok lad, what have ye gotten yerself into this time?" …………………. "Lass, this wee one is part of my group." ……………………………….."Lad, ye best introduce yerself and appologize."

Turning back to the Halfling Mage the Lady Knight stammered, “What? This… is one of your group? …………….of course it is.”

Then as a guardsmen came running up behind him she waved them off.

“It is alright, ………… is just a mischievous Halfling.”
The knight held out the mug of ale to the Halfling with a faint smirk on her lips, ““Lady Jessica Voltaire, and you are?”

The guard stopped by Ulthok and looked questioning at the Knight, “Lord Rydenham, by your leave?”

Ulthok turned his cherub smile to the guard and shrugged, “It is all good, thank you good sir.”

The guards took in the group and recognizing all of them, they turned and returned to their duties mumbling.

The Halfling turn back to the knight, “Yes.. Lady Jessica Voltaire,.. Paladin of the Great Goddess Athena, …, Knight Defender of the Realm of Callahorn. Sir Trollhammer told me you would be joining us and I had hope to run into you” with wink to Cor,” and by Jove it happened……oh, yes thank you,” as he took the mug of ale.

Bowing deep without spilling the ale, “My lady… forgive me for having my fun, Ulthok Rydenham at your service. Allow me to remedy this frightful mess.” As he rose back he cast dry, warm and polish so that by the time he was standing the only evidence of the collision was a tray and three empty mugs on the floor.

“I prefer not to drink alone, I may I get you a glass of wine and perhaps we could start anew…oh Cor you can come too.”

Posted on 2013-03-14 at 00:50:30.
Edited on 2013-03-14 at 01:07:10 by Odyson

Topic: Voyages of the Rocinante - Firefly RPG QnA
Subject: I want One Million Dollars...

Great movie moment, but who really says " I have a cunning plan."

Sounds more like an Austin Powers movie.

Posted on 2013-03-13 at 19:47:29.

Topic: Voyages of Rocinante - Serenity/Firefly RPG
Subject: Conversation continued.............

The sight of the girl displaying her goods just lead more to the kids concern. He listened as she tried to convince him she was just a courier protecting her delivery.

“Well whatever you say, but it sure looks like courier is paying mighty well…….I’d say you best see Miss Willow before ya try to talk to the Capt’n.”

Pulling his eyes from the “Courier” he finished getting the mule ready.

Posted on 2013-03-13 at 00:36:16.

Topic: The Trilogy War
Subject: No Laughing Matter.....

"Oh, my Lady ,“ Ulthok sputtered, “be careful with that ale , look at what it’s doing to your boots!” As the Paladin looked down the mage cast a cantrip of Tarnish. Gradually her lovely shinny boots stated to darken and streak.

"Oh my, that must be cold on your feet,” and he cast another another cantrip of chill on the ale now sloshed deep in boot so that it nearly turned to ice.

“Really my Lady you should let me take that mug before you spell more. You are starting to look a sight for knight, ….ah forgive me, I made a joke!” , and he cast a third cantrip of giggle on the Lady Knight.

Posted on 2013-03-12 at 23:00:19.

Topic: The Trilogy War
Subject: What Ales You........

To Ulthok’s dismay from that lovely face poured forth the usual righteous indignation of a Paladin, “Look at what you have done,”. Ulthok sensed this must be the Paladin Cor had told him about.

Projecting an air of innocence Ulthok continued to listen as she said, “Were you just drinking on duty?”

Then scuffing his foot through the puddle now flowing back toward him,“Oh my lady what I am I to do now, …those were for one of Lord Trollhammer party?“

The ale seemed to be soaking through the cracks in the Paladin armor and into her boots as it flowed down her legs.

As he awaited her reply he brazenly snuck another little sip from the mug in his hand.

Posted on 2013-03-12 at 20:52:09.

Topic: Voyages of the Rocinante - Firefly RPG QnA
Subject: Ya Know.............

Ok Teller...
Ash just spoke to your character so run with it. We can just make stuff up from here on out.

Posted on 2013-03-12 at 03:48:25.

Topic: Voyages of Rocinante - Serenity/Firefly RPG
Subject: Recon..........

Gradually the people made their way out into the morning sun. Peering back into the cargo bay the kid saw Wyatt gesture. Ash nodded and went to the control panel. With the flip of couple switches the metallic grinding of straining cables. The land roving mule began it growling descent into the cargo bay.
As the machine was lowering Ash noticed the pretty young lady with the troublesome metal case had stay inside.

“Miss… you need to step back.. that mule don’t kick but it is might heavy. I’d hate to see it do you harm.” As she stepped back he continued, “It ain’t nun a my business but I figure you need to know that that fella in the white suit wants to claim that case of yours. He wanted me to get it from ya; I as far as I care it’s legal salvage. But you should watch him and his two thugs.”

(Teller might want to respond. We can fill conversation as needed.)

When the mule was down the kid unfastened the cables and slipped in the pilot’s seat. If felt good to take the controls again, “This should be easier than that bank job,” he whispered as he pulled the machine up to pickup Wyatt.

Posted on 2013-03-12 at 03:35:18.

Topic: The Trilogy War
Subject: A Chance Meeting...

In his white nightshirt tucked into his breeches Ulthok resembled one of the serving boys that worked in the General’s house staff, so no one batted an eye as he draw four tankard of ale from the General’s private stock.

With three mugs on a tray and one in hand he balanced the brews and sipped the other as he made his way to his room. He had thought that the times with Valene had been grand but he also believed she was always free to go. Moving down the shadow hall he mumbled “Women, just when you think you…Great Googly Moogly!!!” Just then from a side corridor as a tall shiny armored Knight stepped out in front him.

The tray banged the armor and upset the three mugs of ale across the front of Knight; ale splashed down over the armor and the mug crashed to the floor. Gingerly protecting the remaining mug Ulthok looked up to see a beautiful female face peering down at him.

Posted on 2013-03-12 at 02:21:52.
Edited on 2013-03-12 at 02:27:15 by Odyson

Topic: Trilogy War Q/A
Subject: Just Wild Guess.............

So if the queen of the "Good" Dragon needs rescued I'd bet we won't find her in the home of the "Good" Dragons.

Any guess where we're going??????

Posted on 2013-03-11 at 20:39:45.

Topic: If a tree falls in the forest...
Subject: Oh You Mean It Wasn't My Computer........

Whew.... that'll save me a bunch of money, lol.

Gee the last time I remember it seems someone forgot to pay the site rental....hmmmm?

Oh BTW, if the site is down no can get in so of course it's empty!!!

Gee and folks think bears a dumb.

Posted on 2013-03-11 at 20:08:08.
Edited on 2013-03-11 at 20:10:24 by Odyson

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