Carrion Crown 5th Edition

Session 19
Fire at the Town Hall
Date

2nd of Kythorn 1412 DR, Campaign Day 7

Synopsis

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Early in the morning before a full rest, the group woke up and headed to the Temple of Kelemvor to talk with Father Grimburrow to see if he can help with the aging effects to everyone and how their Wisdom has been effected. He has some limited castings of Greater Restoration. He takes care of Ugh immediately. Later Brutealitops receives a casting as well. Emme and Ugh have an interaction with Vashian Hearthmount and Gharen Muricar. They find out that further letter’s were discovered at the Memorial last nite. There is a full town meeting tonite at sundown, and Vashian asks the party to come and help clear out what is effecting the town. Emme agrees and then is flirted with by Gharen. At sundown the party meets at the packed Town Hall. There is much hated discussion. Finally five oil lamps exploded lighting fires. Two flaming skulls appear. Panic ensues, some town members go town, and the fire begins to spread. The party takes out the flaming skulls and try to put out the fires.

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Session 18
A touch of madness
Date

2nd of Kythorn 1412 DR, Campaign Day 7

Synopsis

mourning-maiden.jpgBrutalitops finds a sword, dagger and ring in the bottom of the pool in the center of the Nevermore. Hob is able to locate a secret door in the back of one of the cells. Follow the tunnel they come to a more open area and are attacked by a gray ooze. Following that they continue on entering into the former torture room. On a torture rack they find the remains of the Warden. Emme is able to locate his symbol of office. They are attacked by the former severed hands of the Warden. Ugh investigates the Iron maiden and jumps in seeing a hallucination. Hob enters in as well trying to save him. After Ugh is freed, he goes catatonic with a slight mental break, Hob as one as well and starts to hallucinate. Brutalitops salps Ugh getting him out of it, while Hob comes to in a few minutes. The group decides to leave the prison after that and heads to Kendra Lorrimor’s to rest before finishing with the Prison.

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Session 17
The Nevermore and The Splatter Man
Date

2nd of Kythorn 1412 DR, Campaign Day 7

Synopsis

The group investigates the Nevermore. They first investigate a burned out guard room that is contains nothing, but they do notice a damaged winch and pull with a chain that leads up into the roof. Further down the passage, a portcullis bars the way. Brutalitops starts blasting through the bars using acid splash. After blasting through two bars, Hob darts through the bars to explore the cells within. Inside he notices blood welling up from one of the walls, spelling his name. The rest of the group comes in and everyone sees their name in blood and begins a frantic effort to destroy the letters while staying alive. After the haunt is killed, the ghost of the Splatter Man appears flying through the cell walls and launching magic missiles spread over different targets. Eventually the party is able to win the fight and put the spirit to rest.

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Session 16
Date

1st of Kythorn 1412 DR, Campaign Day 6

Synopsis

The party talks to Vesorianna Hawkran a little longer, getting confirmation that Professor Petros Lorrimor was in fact killed by the Whispering Way. The check the last room nearby the were Vesorianna was, and get attacked by an animated straight jacket in a laundry room. From there the group descends into the lower levels of the prison. Descending into a shallow pool, the group is attacked my ectoplasmic undead. From there they enter into the central control area for the lower prison. They find the collapsed stairway. From there they are attacked by eight skeletons, after a few rounds the surviving skeletons burst into flames. From there they see four ways out of here matching the cardinal directions. The Obuliette (N), The Nevermore (S), Hell’s Basement (W), and Repear’s Hold (E).

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Session 15
Return to Harrowstone
Date

1st of Kythorn 1412 DR, Campaign Day 6

Synopsis

The party rests up and ties up some loose ends in town. They assist Lireia in the last nite of her vigil. Brutalitops uses a haunt siphon on the reappearance of the ravens that attack her and captures it. After they take her home, the group heads back up to the prison. There they encounter the ghost of the wardens wife and learn about what is going on in the prison.

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Session 14
Return of Professor Lorrimor
Date

1st of Kythorn 1412 DR, Campaign Day 6

Synopsis

The party entertains the Varisan family. Zriorica ends up giving her input on what the Burning Towers Hand meant. While the evening progresses there is some banging on the front door. When answered Professor Petros Lorrimor is there as a zombie. After taking care of him there are a few other zombies that shamble down the road that the party takes care of. Brutalitops tells the Family of Faturis to get out of town cause it is haunted. The party tracks the zombies back to The Restlands again. They run into Sheriff Benjan and his deputy Trestleblade, who also fought some zombies as well. Brutalitops and Kendra join the Sheriff in a house to house sweep of the town to see if everyone is ok. Emme, Ugh, and Patchy help Lireia with burying the remains of Eronel and do a nightly vigil. She is attacked once again at the fountain. Hob stays there to keep watch.

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Session 13
A dead Eronel is found
Date

1st of Kythorn 1412 DR, Campaign Day 6

Synopsis

Night watch ends uneventfully, but in the morning the group does find a moldy sack with the remains of a raven bird stuffed under the grating in the Murmuring Fountain. Also in the sack is a signet ring, they find out is from Kendra belongs to Antrellus the Mad. Brutalitops goes to the The Unfurling Scroll and trades spells with Alendru for locate object. Emme tries to question the man of the burning cards for further information. Towards the end of the evening a caravan of two Varisan wagons rolls into town, and Brutalitops invites them to Lorrimor Estate to feed them for the evening in exchange for them to read the hand of the burning tower cards.

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Session 12
Laying to rest the restless
Date

30th of Mirtul, 1412 DR, Campaign Day 5 – 1st of Kythorn 1412 DR, Campaign Day 6

Synopsis

After resting at the house, the group goes into the trapdoor in the center of the room. They find the remains of two children and are able to put them to rest after destroying the summoning dagger. After returning to Ravengro, Emme and Ugh witness a Harrow Deck burst into flames at the Laughing Demon. From there after they return to meet the others at the Lorrimor’s house. Most of the group returns to investigate further the sounds Emme heard. Instead they find the spectral raven that Patchy and Emme saw on the first nite in town. They follow it to the Murmuring Fountain encountering Content Not Found: lereia. They agree to help her prove that Antrellus the Mad killed her pet raven.

In Detail

The group takes a long rest in the ruined house. When they are finished they investigate the trapdoor that is in the center of the house. Down there Ugh finds the remains of two children. A ghost of one appears talking about how they wearing hidden here by their father to protect them from their mother who seemed to be a cultist. The father was killed by their mother, and then she killed herself. Somehow the children where trapped in here and unable to escape. Brutalitops turns the dagger to wood and then they burn the dagger. The remains are buried.

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The group returns to Ravengro. Brutalitops begins research at Kendra’s, where Hob remains to make dinner. Emme and Ugh go to the Laughing Demon and talk with Kendra. While there a nearby game with a Harrow deck ends with the cards bursting into flames. Emme, hears screams like people burning coming from underneath the floor. There is nothing below the inn floor. The group returns to the house to let the other two know about what has happened. Kendra thinks the Uprising card is in reference to the prison, while the Vision card may reference the arcane symbols that where written on the foundation of the prison.

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spectral-raven.jpgAfter some further deliberation Emme, Hob and Ugh return to the Laughing Demon to further investigate. From there Emme spots the spectral raven that she saw on the first night in town. They follow the raven south, gather Brutalitops, and end up at the murmuring fountain near the Harrowstone Memorial. There they meet a young girl, Content Not Found: lereia. She says she has been coming out here for eight days to pay her respects to her lost pet raven, Eronel, whom she believes was killed by Antrellus the Mad. She asks the group to help prove that he did it. They agree and extract a promise that she will not come out here alone again at night. She agrees if they accompany her for the next two nites so she can finish her vigil.

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Session 11
Battling with Devils
Date

30th of Mirtul, 1412 DR. Campaign Day 5

Synopsis

The group manages to easily handle the second wraith. Following that Ugh and Emme bury the two bodies. A trapdoor is found in the main room. However outside Patchy finds an outbuilding that also has a trap door in the floor. The group descends here. They find a room with a summoning circle. One a table is a dagger that Patchy picks up and immediately a Bone Devil appears. Just before the group is able to kill the devil he summons anther Bone Devil. Which the party also takes care of this one. After the fight with the devils Brutalitops takes the dagger from Patchy.

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Session 10
Wolves in the Night
Date

29th of Mirtul, 1412 DR. Campaign Day 4

Synopsis

The party meets with Father Vauran Grimburrow on the road to the prison. He asks for help in the handling of a haunt outside of town that he believes is effecting what is going on in the city. A family in the house murdered some years back and never laid to rest. The party agrees and heads east out of town. On the way there the party is attacked by a large pack of wolves lead by a dire wolf. With some effort they are able to kill the wolves. They come to the house of murdered family and enter. There they begin the fight with two wraiths. They manage to kill one, and then the other flees after being turned by Emme. The night ends with the beginning of searching the room and the return of the wraith.

In Detail

The party leaves the Lorrimor’s place heading to the Prison. On the road the meet and find Father Vauran Grimburrow who was coming to see them. He tells the party of a murder that happened at a family house some miles out of town. It was never solved, but he believes strongly that the bad juju that is there has something to do with what is going on in Ravengro. He asks the party if they would investigate and remove the unholy that are at the site and make it right, believing that it will help the strange events that are happening at Ravengro. The party agrees and then heads out of town.

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On the way through the woods the group begins to hear the numerous baying of wolves. Hob sets up in a tree, while Ugh and Emme stand back to back. Patchy has some difficulty in climbing a tree, and is attacked by wolves as they appear. Eight wolves appear. A couple go after Patchy with one biting him before he is able to kick it off and scramble higher up into the tree. After a few moments of initial combat, a huge Dire Wolf appears and goes after Emme.

After a brutal strike early on by Emme, the dire wolf does manage to knock Emme down on the ground. However after a little sweat and some serious bites to Ugh and Emme, the party is able to take care of the wolves and continue on.

After another hour they come to the house that lies dark and abandoned. Hob checks the roof, and through some holes in the roof throws down some torches. The others enter in through the main doorway. The darkness is difficult to penetrate. An initial search of the house revealed to skeletons in the center of the room. Investigation of the skeletons showed damage to the neck bones with cuts almost clear through the bones. Shortly after that, a fire appears in the fireplace, providing light but no heat.

Then two specters appear over each of the skeletons. Emme grabs her holy symbol and tries to turn them. Hob initiates an attack against one of the undead. With Ugh and Patchy joining in to dispatch the specter quicklly. The other one feels the house. The party continues to search the house, and within a few minutes to specter returns.

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