Chapter 1 : Vogh Returns to Ptolus : Part 10

///Chapter 1 : Vogh Returns to Ptolus : Part 10

Chapter 1 : Vogh Returns to Ptolus : Part 10

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Vogh
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Vogh and Talin make their way back to the Minstrel and try to get some sleep before they head in the morning back to the temple.

Morning comes and after a quick study of her spell book they head back to the temple with some food from the kitchen not knowing what the Brother has for food there.

Knock knock… on the temple door.

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Brother Fabitor
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Brother Fabitor opened the door looking disheveled. He left the door open and swung the second as well.

“Come in. Come in. Um. Oh. I was just getting ready to open. I will be very busy here in a moment. I did, you know, not… uh… oh! Sleep well. I worried all night about this young man escaping. I slept in a chair outside the door.”

Indeed the bards saw a heavy chair pulled just to the side of the locked door which wasn’t there the night before.

The brother gestured to them and Vogh opened the door. Talin had his sword partially cleared from his scabbard prepared for anything.

The man looked at them with narrowed eyes and Talin ungagged​ him.

So we didn’t address this and i didn’t think of it until now. You were both disguised as the pale dogs when you fought this man. So did you drop the disguises at some point or is he going to be surprised to see new people?

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Vogh
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I am so sorry to hear that Brother Fabitor.  We will be getting him out of here today, but not just yet.  When Talin ungagged him Vogh looked at him and asked, Did you get any sleep at all?  We brought you some food you may be hungry.  I forgot to ask last night, you said you got paid half of gold up front.  Where is your half?

Talin gave him that death look once again….

As for the alter self spells.  I figured we would have let them down before we got to the temple.  So when we talked to him last night he would have seen us for who we are.

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Vagger
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“A man’s got needs ya know. And​ a man who gets coin not often likes to eat, drink and party ya kno?

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Vogh
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Your needs will be met in prison I am sure.  I think they still give you food at least?  Isn’t that right Brother Fabitor?  Vogh said flippantly.

She will continue to press the issue until she gets where it is.

Once she has the answers needed Vogh will take the man, once he is done eating, and bring him to where city watch has their bad guys.  Vogh will take the note along as well.

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Narrator
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In reply to Vogh (msg # 402):

The 19 silver on him is really all he has. He really doesn’t have any more.

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Vogh
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I m sure he has it at his place.  That is what I was looking for actually.

Once getting what she wanted from Vagger, her and Talin dumped him off with the city patrol.  From there they went to check out the Cran’s place.  She wanted to see the neighborhood, and what the goings on, patrols and other people that watch out for trouble and such.  They will get a good layout of the outside of the place.  How many entrances, windows and if it has a chimney.  If this Cran fellow leaves or comes at any time she will size him up as well.

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No, that’s what I was saying. Vagger has no other money, not even at his place. He was counting on getting the 20 gold back from the pale dogs when they killed them.

Vogh and Talin needed only to cross Center street from St Gustav’s Chapel to reach the Watchhouse maintained in Delver’s Square. Unlike the Watchhouses throughout most of Ptolus, the Delver’s Square house was not wood at all. The structure stood above all others in the square and was hewn stone.

The golden hawk flying on a field of blue Ptolus flag flew hanging over the large steel banded door. Talin knocked and the three waited together until a burly watchmen answered the door.

He was clad in the blue tunic covering strong armor beneath typical of the City Watch guardsmen. A longsword stood at his hip, which his hand that hadn’t opened the door rested on currently. With a brusk voice he simply asked, “What?” and stood waiting for an answer. When Vogh explained the thug attacked them the guardman’s face remained impassive.

He turned to Vagger and asked, “What’s your name?”

Vagger quickly spilled out, “My name is Tom Neoridil. These people attacked and robbed me!”

Talin’s jaw dropped at the audacity of the lie Vagger just told but before either of them had a chance to respond the guardsman spoke up.

“So you’re telling me they attacked you. Robbed you. Then healed you, apparently, and brought you here?”

Vagger stuttered for a moment then shouted out an unconvincing, “Yes!”

The man sighed, “Come in. I’ll file a report and we’ll take him off your hands.” It was obvious he was less than pleased at the prospect of paperwork. Talin kept hold of the bound Vagger as Vogh shut the door behind them. The guard led them down a long hallway past a large room with a table that could seat twenty. At the end of the table several guardsmen relaxed and were enjoying a game of cards surrounded by food leftovers. They all looked up as the group passed then resumed their laughing and game.

Their single guard escort turned into an office off the main hallway and stepped around to the back of the large wooden desk. He slid his long sword free and propped it up beside the desk as he sat down in an oversized padded chair that creaked under his bulky frame and armor.

The bards remained standing holding Vagger between them as the guard produced a piece of paper with several pieces of print already present, then dipped a fine quill pen into ink. He looked up and locked gazes with Vagger then asked once more, “Now, what is your real name? Lie to me and I’ll strip you and set you loose in the Necropolis after dark…”

Vagger squirmed then finally answered, “It’s Vagger Nulus.”

“Ah. That’s better.” He wrote the name down on the paper then set the pen down and opened a large drawer of the desk. While he searched Vogh and Talin noticed the left wall was covered in City Notices and other Decrees and information. The right wall was beyond covered in Wanted posters. Most simply sported WANTED, a list of crimes, then the person’s name and the reward amount. A few of the posters also sported drawn likenesses of the criminals. But the three that stood out the most sported big letters that read DEAD OR ALIVE and each had a higher reward than the last.

WANTED DEAD OR ALIVE Seraphina Duststone, young female human fortune teller. 500 gold reward. Wanted for Murder. Apply at Dalengard.

WANTED DEAD OR ALIVE Shilukar, Male Dark Elf Thief and Mage. 1,000 Gold Imperial Reward from House Abanar.

WANTED DEAD OR ALIVE Rullus Hobb, Male Human, for crimes against the empire, including murder of a public official and animating the dead. Reward of 5,000 gold thrones for his capture or proof of his demise. Apply at Dalengard.

The watchman shut the drawer bringing their attention back. “There’s no warrant or reward for him under that name. But we will put him in lock up.” He hollered and two other guardsmen came from down the hall and lead Vagger away.

“Please describe the situation.”

Vogh and Talin explained about Phon’s attackers all the way up to them standing before him now. He took notes throughout their story, his face never changing.

OOC: If you have further questions for him they can be inserted here in your post. Don’t feel like I rushed you past this point.

“Ok. That should do it. I’ll walk you out.” He led them down the hallway and shut the door behind them.

Delver’s Square was bustling that morning. All manner of beings hustling through the crowd to one store or another, or heading up and down the stairs to the Undercity. The stand out of the day has to be the ogre walking through the crowd. He stood higher than two men combined carrying a spear longer still. Then multiple stones floated about his head constantly in motion and seemingly random order. He kept a big smile on his face, greeting many of the people as friends while making his way across the square and down Center Street.

“Ptolus never ceases to amaze.” Talin said with a small smile.

They made their way down Center Street and turned onto the terribly named Ugly Child Lane, surely there was a story behind that one? Finally they came round-about to Nar Street. Vagger said Toridan Cran lived in a small one-story wooden house on Nar Street in southern Midtown.

They arrived to see the neighborhood was fairly run-down, and a number of vacant houses surround the ones that were still occupied. It seemed one off street dead ended in buildings but the warehouse they captured Vagger at seemed to be just on the other side of this area. Longbottom was a rough area, that was for sure, so it wasn’t too surprising the criminals would sped time in this area.

Talin pulled Vogh into a space between two buildings. “We stand out like sore thumbs among these boot-stealers. We should disguise ourselves.” He quickly casts his alter self enchantment and aged himself, weathered his face, and changed all his clothes to look much more ragged and poor. He waited for her to do the same, toning down her beauty considerably. No one so fair as Vogh would walk these streets.

The disguised bards made their way down the lane looking into the houses that were occupied, and some that weren’t. There were a few people on the street, some walking to and from with others just sitting. It was clear several of the people were drug addicts. With pipes hanging from their mouths or next to them it was likely they were addicted to the drug Shivvel. They bore the typical signs of an addict: dark rings around bloodshot eyes, darkstained fingers, extremely bad breath, and severe shakes. A few had the strength to beg as the two passed by, others just sat slumped against ramshakles buildings.

Finally they walked by one really run down house with three people inside. One large, green, ugly orc, or half-orc. The human half sure took a beating if he was a half. Then two other humans. One human, covered in chain mail armor, and the orc were playing a dice game while the other seemed to be reading a book. The half-orc wore sturdy metal plates of banded mail. A huge ax leaned against the wall within easy reach.

You can see Delver’s Square and the Watchhouse here:

http://ptol.us/wp-conte…By-The-Spire-Big.jpg

See this link for pics of Watchhouse and City Watch guardsman unitform: http://ptol.us/players-…orities-and-the-law/

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Vogh
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Great post.  I wish I could see the first one.  You know they are always different…

Vogh looked through the window quickly trying not to draw attention to her.  She noticed all that she saw and looked for other exits from the room she looked into.  After that she said to Talin in a whisper, I think we should take a look around the place.

What did the other human look like? 

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The third human sitting alone wore only robes with now weapons showing and was simply reading a book, he was either a noncombatant or a caster based on her experience.

The house was a single story with the main living area the 3 men occupied then another room off the right side which looked to be a ramshackle kitchen.

The entire house and it’s surroundings were dirty and dishevelled.

Vogh quickly ducked out of sight as the orc looked toward movement at the window.

Takin agreed with her.

They were able to move down the alley behind the house and notice there was another exit leading here which must come off that kitchen area.

They were both glad to be doing their reconnaissance during the day because neither liked the idea of being here at night…

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Vogh
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This place gives me the creeps Talin.  Vogh said.  Lets move away and talk about what we saw.

Moving out of the area and back to the Minstrel, Vogh sat at one of the tables with Talin to discuss things over a nice lunch and drinks.

You know, Cran certainly looks like part of a big hulking warrior.  His friend too seemed like he could take care of himself as well, though I didn’t see a weapon for him.  The other guy in the back though worries me the most.  Very studious, he is probably a wizard or something like that.  We are going to have to make a choice here.  Do we just go to the authorites where we took Vagger and see if they can give him a lesser sentence for giving up Cran?  Or take care of it ourselves?  3 against two is not good odds for sure, and I am sure he will grow suspicious that Vagger hasn’t come and seen him sometime soon.  I think we should move the girl though.

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Talin
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“Tough call all around. I agree. From what I know about the guard, I doubt they are going to raid a house based on a criminals word. If we were getting paid instead of just getting a credit we could hire some help. Maybe we could talk someone into helping us for a share of what’s in the house, if anything at all…? By the Spire! Since the elf got away, we should have thought of that sooner! Yeah, I think we drop everything and go move her right now.”

Once again Talin and Vogh wind up harboring a young woman in their room at the Minstrel. Phon came with them willingly and was happy to get out of her house.

“With that taken care of, how do we take care of the uneaven odds my lady?”

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Vogh
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Well the obvious one is we watch the house and catch him alone, if he ever gets alone.  Second we could charm the orc and make him kick out the other two?  If both of us cast the spell on him he would have to fight against the spell twice.  If it don’t work then we leave.  Vogh talked out loud what she thought.

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Talin
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“I hadn’t thought of that. That’s a good idea.”

Said both Talin and your DM 🙂

“Do you want to head back there now?”

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Vogh
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I think we could do that now.  Someone might have left and he is alone.  In which case we still charm him anyways.  Vogh said.  Not long after they were nearing the slums again.

Guess it is time for disguises.  We have to do it the conventional way this time though.  She pulled out some things from her backpack and began to dress up the two.  A bit of dirt here and there and they were ready to move on.

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The two had moved back and forth quickly and found themselves outside the house again. The three males hadn’t even changed positions.

A beyond astute observer would notice a new book was in the man’s hands.

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Vogh
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Vogh had to make a few preparations before beginning.  She studied the men and had a better idea how to combat anything they might do in melee.  She then blew ever so slightly on her horn to inspire courage in herself and Talin.

When she was ready she nodded to Talin to begin their spell aimed at the orc.
DC15 will save VS my spell and same for Talin.

Then Vogh came to the front door and knocked.

To know whether it worked we need to talk to him afterall

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Narrator
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The human in chain mail opened the door with a dagger in hand. As he regards the disguised Vogh and Talin their charm spell washes over him and he smiles greeting them.

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Vogh
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The spells were meant for the orc, but I will roll with this.

When the man opens the door, Vogh can see that the spell had worked as at first he seemed hostile, but then smiled.  Hello my friend.  It has been a while hasn’t it?  Where ya been hiding?

Vogh remained call and talked friendly to the man.  Hopefully it would cause a reaction by the others inside.

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Narrator
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I know. But he’s the boss and wouldn’t answer his own door. 😀

“Uh. Do we know each other? I don’t remember…? What can I do for you?”

The half-orc doesn’t stand but watches from his set and the other man looks over his book at the exchange.

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Vogh
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Vogh puts a hurt expression on her face, You really don’t remember me?  We met a few weeks before and we got along pretty well or at least that is what you said.  Maybe I was mistaken?  You told me to come find you if I needed some help.  Well I need some help.

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“Oh. Uh. Ok. Sorry about that.” He looks over his shoulder somewhat confused at the other two males. “Well, uh, what are you need help with?”

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Vogh
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Can we talk in private?  It is a little personal.  Can we meet you at the Copper Kettle in 30 mins.  Vogh said to the man as she looked to the others in the room from around his body.

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“Uh. Yeah. I don’t think I can do that right now. We’ve got business to do.”

The half orc stands and hollers over to the door, “I’m not for knowing you either, and no one is leaving. State your business or be gone.”

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Vogh
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Okay then, Vogh says.  She leans in to the man and says in a whisper, they both are cheating you out of the business.  They going to kill you and take the booty for themselves. 

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The armored man’s eyes get big and he leans back away from the disguised Vogh.

12:50, Today: DM, on behalf of Vogh, rolled 29 using 1d20+13. Bluff.

“Hey boss. I’m going to step out a sec and get rid of these folks. I be back in a bit.” The man stutters through his words, gaining strength at the end as he turns to head out.

“I saaaaaaaid, ain’t no one leavin’! The half-orc roared and lifted his great axe. The human who was reading set down his book and dropped his hands into his robe and his lips move.

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Vogh
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Vogh began to hum a tune that seemed a little off chord and then added her voice to it soon after.

She uses her spellbreaker music to disrupt the casting the man was doing in the back.  Her words told a story of someone cheating someone out of their hard earned livelihood.

20% spell failure chance when casting any spell that has a verbal component

She nudges Talin in the ribs to have him take up a tune she had heard once before.

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Talin
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Talin didn’t need any inspiration from Vogh as he saw the orc get hostile.  All he said was, “See”, and he pointed to the orc.  Talin likewise began to sing a horrid tune to affect the orc and the human.

Inspire Awe will save DC33 or be shaken

20:22, Today: Talin rolled 33 using 1d20+13.  perform check

Inspire Awe

Level: 1st

Replaces: If you select this class feature, you do not gain inspire courage (or any later improvements to the class feature.)
Benefits: A bard with 3 or more ranks in a Perform skill can use song or poetics to inspire awe in his enemies, rendering them shaken. To be affected, an enemy must be within 30 feet and be able to hear the bard perform. The effect lasts for as long as the enemy hears the bard perform and 1 round after. Each enemy can attempt a Will save to negate the effect; the DC is equal to the bard’s Perform check result. Regardless of the success or failure of the save, no creature can be affected by inspire awe more than once in a 24 hour period. Inspire awe is a mind-affecting fear effect.

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The man standing at the door steps back and blanches at the singing, staring at Talin.

The Half-Orc screws up his face and shakes his head also looking at the bard.

The caster stands and backs away from the group fidgeting with his robes.

“Here now! Stop that and get outta here!” The orc swings his great axe threateningly.

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Vogh
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Within her words she sang to the man as he looked to his former companions, we will aid you in the battle against them for we are your friends.

She drew her blade and it began to pick up the spell breakersong as she weaved it about.

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New will save because he was asked to attack his allies.

“No.” He backs away from them and retrieves his longsword from the back wall.

The orc charges Vogh swinging his greataxe down and connecting solidly. (18 damage)

14:00, Today: Secret Roll: DM, for the NPC Half-Orc, rolled 22,18 using 1d20+7,1d20+6.  Attack/Damage.

I took into account the -2 for shaken. he got a +2 for charging but his AC is also 2 lower when you retaliate.

The robed man pulls out a scroll and reads it off quickly sending magical bolts of energy unerringly stabbing into Talin. (4 damage)

14:03, Today: DM, for the NPC Bad Guy, rolled 26 using 1d100. Spell Failure. Barely succeeded!

14:04, Today: DM, for the NPC Bad Guy, rolled 4 using 1d4+1.  Magic missile.

Top of Round 1:

Vogh
Talin
Half-Orc
Human
Mage

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Vogh
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He actually doesn’t get another save chance.  He can say no, but that is about it.
He needs to roll a cha check.  Unfortunately I rolled a 9, but if he gets lower he has to attack.

With the orc cutting deep into her, Vogh takes the hit, but doesn’t back away.  She side steps though to the left as Talin steps to the right to flank the man.

She changes her song then of one of rage and power.
Dragonfire inspiration. 5d6 fire damage added to attacks.

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Talin
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Talin takes his step and slashes with his blade which is now rimmed in flame.  Take that you ugly brute!

forgot flank bonus

21:23, Today: Talin rolled 18,15,12 using d20+15,d8+11,5d6.  attack orc with blade and sudden stunning.

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Narrator
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I misread the spell where it said the +5 area.

He rolled a 17 opposed charisma check.
14:31, Today: DM, for the NPC Bad Guy, rolled 17 using 1d20.  Charisma Check.
So this doesn’t break the spell right? You can order him again, but he can’t attack you?
Or could he attack you?

So the orc took 15 + 12 (fire?) = 27 damage?

And how does sudden stunning work?

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Talin
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That is correct it doesn’t break the spell and he cant attack he just wont attack the others is all.

Yes damage is correct.

Effect: On a successful melee attack, the wielder causes
the weapon to emit a surge of magical energy. Unless the
target succeeds on a Reflex save (DC 10 + 1/2 wielder’s
level + wielder’s Cha modifier), it is stunned for 1d4+1
rounds. This ability is usable a number of times per day
equal to the wielder’s Charisma bonus.

So the ref save is DC17 or be stunned.

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Toridan the half orc gets blasted with the sword and magical energies. He staggers back a step dropping his great ax which clatters to the dirty wooden floor.

The caster lets out a shriek and shouts through the final words of another scroll.

14:46, Today: Secret Roll: DM, for the NPC Bad Guy, rolled 28 using 1d100.

A small fire elemental appears in the middle of the living area. The caster shouts for it to attack.

Top of Round 2

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Vogh
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Vogh slashes at the orc as he begins to stagger.  She calls to Talin, get the wizard!

22:00, Today: Vogh rolled 21,20,18 using d20+18,d8+13,5d6.  attack orc.

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Talin
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Hearing the call from Vogh, Talin turns slightly and charges at the man that hit him with a spell a moment ago, the sting still prevalent in his mind.

22:04, Today: Talin rolled 25,19,24 using d20+13,d8+11,5d6.  charge wizard.

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The orc slumps lifeless as Vogh’s sword takes him through the already damaged armor.

Talin rushes the man, moving around the small fire elemental which slaps his ankle (4 fire damage) as he moves by. Then the screaming caster fell to Talin’s sword.

The trash on the floor starts to go up in flames.

Talin and Vogh turn their attention on the small elemental and quickly he pops out of existence from their combined efforts.

Only the single human remains with them, but the fire is starting to catch on all the debris, moving its way to the furniture by the front door.

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Vogh
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Vogh says to the man, quick get water from the kitchen unless you want to burn to death!
Then to Talin she says, use your Prestidigitation spell to chill all this stuff, before it burns everything.

She then cast Prestidigitation
She uses the spell to chill 1 pound of material

Talin will quickly do as she says.

If things get out of hand with the fire she casts detect magic quick and then grabs the orc and the axe and has Talin grab the wizard and tells the man grab his blade and to head out back.

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Their quick efforts allow them to extinguish the flames before it spreads much further, sparing the ramshackle house and furniture.

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Vogh
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Did I detect anything magical?

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Only the cloak on Toridan is immediately visible and magical. However, as they look around and ask the man standing in the room they start to discover several things.

Cran had a magical potion of some kind, as did the caster.

Guun explained, when asked, there was a trapped box hidden beneath a floorboard but he didn’t know where the key was.

The caster also had a pair of spectacles, and a simple dagger. Cran’s banded mail armor is pretty beat up, but his masterwork greataxe, and both daggers are in good shape.

The house is a piece of crap, and in a terrible location.

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Vogh
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Vogh searches Cran for the key and if not found searches the house.

She gathers up all the gear while searching.  She asks the man, So Guun, what were you doing here today?  You said you had business?

23:26, Today: Talin rolled 21 using 1d20+4.  search check.
23:25, Today: Vogh rolled 13 using 1d20+7.  search check.

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No key is found. He explains that he doesn’t know. The boss did all the planning.

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Vogh
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so we have the box?  Did he say anything to my questions?

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You have the box which you know is trapped and Guun doesn’t really know much. He’s just hired muscle.

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Vogh
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One last thing before leaving is Vogh will look at all the paperwork that is there and see if there is anything detailing bad doings.  If she finds something she will take it all to the watch and alert them of the bodies.

So I have the cloak and a magical potion of some kind, from Toridanas

a magical potion of some kind, from the caster, nothing else like spell books?

Trapped, locked box

a pair of spectacles, magical?

and a simple dagger, magical?

masterwork greataxe, and both daggers (masterwork?)

Also no cash that we could see?

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Narrator
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Only thing magical is cloak and potions.

There are three books.

Toridan’s Ledger: This handwritten book keeps track of all of Toridan’s business dealings in very simple form. It shows that someone named Methul Watcher paid him 200 gp to kill Phon Quartermain, specifically requesting that Toridan subcontract the job to someone else to put further distance between “Methul” and the crime.

Perhaps just as interesting, however, the ledger shows a number of other transactions and includes the names and sometimes even addresses of a few other criminals in the city.

Spellbook

Arcanum Text

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Vogh
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Surprised that the orc kept such great book keeping, Vogh smiles wide as she sees another lead into the attempted murder of Phon.

Guun, mind if you follow us?  We have to go somewhere and drop off a few things.  Vogh asked with a hopeful smile on her face.  He should agree with her request, since it doesn’t cause him harm or anything….

First the head to the Temple to see Brother Fabitor, both her and Talin are in need of a little healing.  They drop off the good quality stuff in the back room with his permission, though keeping the magical stuff.  And head to the watch.

The three meander around and finally end up at the watch again.  Knocking once more to gain entry.

Once someone comes to the door Vogh asks to come inside because she has some important information about some crimes in the city.

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loot thread posted

Guun follows, sheathing his sword and moving along behind the bards.

Brother Fabitor was very excited to see the two of them, but a line of people out the door prevented him from taking care of Talin’s healing. He quickly passed a hand and prayer over Vogh to close up her wounds. She could use a bit more, but it would have to wait. He had never retrieved the storage room key from her so mentioned in a whisper that they could store their things in there. “No people this time.” he says with a wink.

The same gruff guard opens the door. “You again? I guess.” He opens the door and tells them to proceed to the back office they just visited.

He moved around the desk, propping up his sword in the same manner and dropped into the chair.

“Got an extra friend this time? He’s not tied up like the last one…”

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Vogh
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Vogh smiled and thanked Brother Fabitor for his healing.  Vogh knew she could cast a spell that could heal her and so did Talin, but now the wounds were superficial.

Arriving at the watch and ushered to the back room Vogh answered the sergeant, No need for shackles this time.  I used my wits instead.  Guun why don’t you tell my friend here what you were doing before we interrupted you and Cram?

While she said that she placed the ledger on the table in front of the sergeant.  Vogh waited for Guun to tell his story before talking herself.

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Guun
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“Um. We were playing a dice game in Cran’s house…” He looks perplexed and really doesn’t have much more to offer.

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The guardsman picks up the ledger and his eyebrows climb a bit as he reads through them.

“So you found the folks that attacked the girl you helped then did ya? Well, is he one of them…? You called him Guun, so he’s not this Cran, where is he?”

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Vogh
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Exactly, we followed a lead and it led us to Cran and Guun here.  Talin and I tried to resolve this peacefully, but Cran drew blood first as he attacked us.  Vogh showed her wound that was still bleeding somewhat.

We defended ourselves and in the process Cran and some other man died in the process.  Guun stayed out of the combat thankfully.  Right Guun?  Anyways we searched the place and found the ledger.  Thought it may help you solve some crimes that have happened in the past.  Guun here was part of Cran’s crew.  Isn’t that right Guun?

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Guun answers in the affirmative to both, despite not wanting to. The conflict on his face is evident.

“Alright, well I’ve got nothing to hold Guun on except keeping bad company. You said he didn’t attack you, and he isn’t mentioned in this ledger.”

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Vogh looked to the sergeant and unfortunately had to agree though she didn’t like it.

What about this man that hired Cran and his cronies?  By the way you will find the two corpses at Cran’s house.   She gives them the address to the place.

How much would his wanted poster be worth?

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He looked through the same desk drawer again and did produce a wanted poster this time.

“Well, what do you know. There is, in fact, a reward for Toridan. He has a bounty on his head of 50 gp, payable by the government. You’ll have to go to the Administration Building in Oldtown to collect. I’ll have to seal this, and to do that we have to see the body. Regarding this ‘Methul Watcher,’ I’ve got no records of knowledge of him.” He groans and pushes his seat back from the desk and re-sheaths his sword.

Pointing to Guun, “You got lucky today. Stay out of trouble and away from crime.”

Then the guardsman walks down the hall and dons his helmet and calls to two other guardsmen to follow. “Why don’t you just take us there, we will verify the bodies, then I can validate the reward poster and you can collect.” It sounded like a question, but they both recognized he wasn’t really asking them.

People made way for the 3 guardsmen as they lead the way, guided by Vogh and Talin. Guun left the watchhouse and went the opposite direction.

It was quick and easy for the bodies to be identified and the lead guard documented the wanted poster for them to retrieve their 50 gold reward.

“Good work.” was all he offered until they left the house, the bodies as well and headed back to Delver’s Square.

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After showing the sergeant the bodies and getting the writ to collect the 50 gold.  Thank you!  You may be seeing us again.

Vogh and Talin would collect the cash later.  We head back to Brother Fabitor to collect the stuff.  She would have to pay a visit to a friend and see if she could get the stuff identified.

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