Start about 700 with a review of the notes. Muddy buddies rule. Helm has a brand new painted minature that cntains his salty salve. Aaron with the first burn of the night. Roy replies, after Robin and Aaron both struggle to read his notes, that he is not an English teacher, to which Aaron replies, "you’re not even an English writer.
1st smoke break of evening: 7:21
Play starts with Trageon failing a death save. One success and one failure
Zanlin hit troll twice from behind with bolts and sneaks back up the hallway. Ebon, growing tired of Talis and her idle threats, drops a fireball on her. The fireball aimed perfectly, hits Talis and her enchanter friend that is standing beside her. Talis doesnt take the full damage like the enchanter does. The enchanter falls again.
Talis casts healing and heals herself, choosing to selfishly let the enchanter suffer and remain unconscious. A wizard, near the hanging form levitates two lobsters and drops them on the top level to combat the giant constrictor. The giant constrictor attacke the scorpion in front of him and hits. He does minor damage, but grapples the scorpion. The troll smacks Clod, but it doesnt seem to cause much harm. Clod is the tank we have been looking for. Warrior in the black plate mail fires 3 arrows from his short bow at Helm. All three miss Helm. Mara closes in from behind the scorpion and attacks. She hits with all three attacks and (rolls triple 1’s, he uses savage attacker to re-roll the one and rolls another 1) does minimal damage. Ebon’s owl hovers and watches the battle unfold. Helm calls forth power from his Staff of Healing. He says a few words, strokes his staff, and heals Trageon. Trageon immediately comes to life. Clod makes two slam attacks on the troll. Hits both times, one of them critically and drops the troll.Trageon moves up to save Mara, inhales and takes a 2nd wind raising his health again and attacks the scorpion. He hits twice with his long sword of acid and almost destroys the scorpion. HE is still hanging on. Zanlin pops the black guard with two crossbow bolts and wakes his ass up. They know we mean business. Ebon casts a firebolt to finish the troll and commands Clod to go through the darkness and attack the black guard. Rob farts and Aaron blows kisses at it before it overtakes him. Rob’s health is once again called into question. Clod looks at darkness and is confused. Ebon’s fire finishes off the troll. Talis cries out, “Arise my sweet” Roy questions Aaron’s willingness to help his incompetence. Aaron defends his actions. After her words, the female that has been dropped twice comes back to life. Wizard calls in two more scorpions. One of the scorpions, already in the battle hits the giant constrictor. The other scorpion claws Trageon and misses and tries to sting Mara and misses. Constrictor, who has scorpion grappled, hits and tightens his grip. Roy has a problem with Jason’s mustard. Black guard, disgusted with his bow efforts, heads into the darkness towards Clod. He is last seen, pulling out his huge glaive. Mara’s first attack drops the scorpion, she moves forward and continues attacking the risen female. Mara says "bow down bitch as she drops her again. She replies with her dying breath, “Not again” Mara continues her blitzkreig on the grappled scorpion. She finishes with a hit, her third of the attack. The owl flies towards Talis. Helm places gold bracelet (charm animal) on one of the scorpions. He commands it to turn and attack the other scorpion. Clod, confused by the darkness, turns and attacks the scopion behind him.
Roy coughs, spreading his germs and replies, I covered my mouth, to no one in particular. Very guilty if you ask me. Clod hits the scorpion closing in on him. Trageon moves forward, using his boots of speed, attacks the grappled scorpion and hits. He attacks a 2nd time, but misses. Zanlin hits the the scorpion twice with his crossbow. Ebon misty steps, casts shocking grasp thru the owl, and moves forward 20 ft. Talis casts a spell at Trageon and paralyzes him. Ebon notices that the wizard is tightening the noose on the hanging figure in the corner hear him. Scorpion attacks Clod, hits three times, but doesnt seem to cause any damage. ONe of the original scorpions attacks the Giant Constrictor. The scorpion under Helm’s charm attacks his friend and hits twice, and kills him. Constrictor attacks and squeezes the scorpion in his grasp. Mara attacks the scorpion, and kills it. Owl misses with shocking grasp. Helm casts a wall of stone to trap Talis. Clod moves to attack the black guard, and is attacked but does no damage. Clod hits the black guard once and deals a great deal of damage. Trageon breaks the hold spell. Zanlin hits Talis with 1 crossbow bolt. Ebon moves 30 ft., casts misty step and casts shocking grasp and deliver it with Sprocket, the owl. Talis attempts to hold Mara and does. Ebon notices that the cloaked female is about to be hung. Wizard moves up to Ebon and misses with a shocking grasp. Helm’s charmed scorpion moves on the black guard. Constrctor moves towards Talis. Black guard casts spell on his glaive and attacks Clod. For the first time, Clod seems to be hurt. Mara is unable to shake the hold spell. Sprocket delivers a schocking grasp to Talis. Helm double moves towards Talis. Clod crits the black guard.
Trageon moves into melle with Talis and hits twice. He delivers a mighty blow to Talis and she falls, Zanlin fires a crossbow bolt and hits the wizard. Ebon casts thunderwave at the wizard and is slammed against the wall. He is now prone. The wizard, scared to death, trembles, “you havent seen the last of me” and blinks out. Charmed scorpion hits black guard with a claw and a stinger. Constrictor moves along the bottom towards the hanging female. Black Guard delivers another vicious blow to Clod. Mara double moves back towards the black guard. Sprocket moves straight across the levels towards the black guard. Helm drops the wall and casts lightning bolt at the black guard. He takes full damage Trageon moves quickly by the constrictor and rushes towards the black guard. Zanlin misses with two bolts. Ebon frees the hanging female and saves her life. He hears her gasping for breath. scorpion misses the black guard three times. Constrictor snake double moves towards the black guard. Black guard gives Clod another three quality hits. Mara double moves into the fray. Sprocket circles the scene below. Helm double moves towards the black guard. Clod hits balack guard twice and weakens him. Trageon moves up and chucks a javelin at the black guard and hits once. Zanlin uses the wand of magic missiles to drop the black guard. He grows tired of the bullshit. We search the bodies and gather up some equipment, Ebon is helping the female after getting her down . We notice that it is Talis. Helm gives Talis some goodberries and Zanlin gives her a potin of healing. Talis is very appreciative of being saved. Says she was on the castle one evening, and then she was here. Says a powerful wizard named Vigo was trying to use her influence to get the cultists to join and re-establish the cult of the dragon and looking for alternate ways to raise Tiamat again. We are once agained credited with saving the world. Heroes we be. Helm notices a door at the bottom of the levels. Mara throws bodies into the water to distract the sharks. Trageon jumps down both levels and ties off a rope. Use a piton to secure the rope at the top and then we will zip line down. We all slide down to the bottom. Helm has the constrictor grapple the scorpion Trageon finds another clue to the riddle when he gets down to the bottom of the levels.
Helm takes the gold bracelet of charm animal back. All fo us gather near the door. Ebon checks the door. Ebon slides the door into the wall and opens it for us.
While on break, Joe stole smokey and put some dm mojo on it. Aaron got it back and rolled three 1’s. Aaron retires smokey for the rest of the evenint. He said he would have to boil it before using it again..
We enter into a hallway that is a tight fit for all seven of us. We come to a locked door. Ebon is able to unlock it, but talks Zanlin through opening the door. We see a dark room, Ebon light s couple of torches in the room so all can see. THe room contains a large rug with three large statues on it. One clay golem, one iron golem and one stone golem. The room also contains luxurious pillows. The pillows contain a diamond, and emerald a ruby and a sapphire. Laying on the floor is robes, leather armor, plate mail and scale mail. The party takes a short rest and spends some hit dice.
At 11:57 Ebon names owl Sprocket. Let it be written, let it be said. Party moves up to the canoes. The party attempts to ride the canoes. Trageon and Ebon go ahead in the first boat with Zanlin and Ebon in the 2nd boat. Ebon and Zanlin pop out to check the crates and row boats. Party still needs to check out a couple of areas. Struggle is real to get through the slick room.