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Old Feb 11th, 2007, 10:38 PM
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Hey I just want to step in and clarify here because I think we have a conflict in history....

Vintereth jasper-el is definitely working for the college of korranberg, but As I see it, when Valeas first went to Valenar, Vintereth Tolmaki would naturally meet with the akashic temple monks, and thus would be a natural pick for this effort.

The elves with their incredible life span are naturally drawn towards the akasha class due to its access to memory access.
So I see Vintereth being tapped by the Akasha, and then worked in to the college to be requested as VIntereth Jasper-el. basically, the elves have gotten the college to foot the bill for Vintereth while simultaneously retaining the prestige of commissioning Valeas, and having first hand accounting from both vintereth and valeas before the college.

so, officially, we have:
Valeas for Valenar
Vintereth for College of Korranberg
Celestine for Gatekeepers (at Vintereth's request specifically... another bill to the college)
Tanner at Celestine's request (tagging along at celestine's request)
but really, we have:
Valeas for Valenar
Vintereth for Valenar Akasha Temples (and college gets second hand discoveries)
Celestine for Gatekeepers (college expects a report)
Tanner (freeriding, college expects a report)
Sul (completely off the official radar...only celestine and tanner know for sure he is joining... those three have the choice of having informed others as they please. I assume Vintereth is aware of his participation, and that Vintereth may have told Valeas they will be joined by a fifth memer, but no one has volunteered thathe will be along to the Execs and coordinators. Many don't like the idea of officially reporting a dead guy is working on the project from beyond the grave.)
I believe Sul, tanner, celestine, and vintereth are aware of each other's general identity-- we all may ahve met previously in an initial planning of the project. Unless someone assumes Sul is known by all, then he won't be, but I will assume sul is aware of Valeas in the project, and has been prepared to meet him. Valeas may or may not already have gotten over the initial shock of meeting one of his dead soldiers by now. Unknown detail worth clarifying. I'm leaving this one up to the game events.
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Old Feb 11th, 2007, 11:42 PM
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Yeah, that was just me jumping the gun a bit. I tend to be a leeeetle bit paranoid.
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Old Feb 11th, 2007, 11:46 PM
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I'm playing under the assumption that Celestine knows Vintereth Jasper-el ... but doesn't know that him and Vintereth are one and the same. This will hopefully lead to RP fun!
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Old Feb 11th, 2007, 11:53 PM
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Yeah, that was just me jumping the gun a bit. I tend to be a leeeetle bit paranoid.
I can start layin down AMF's now if you want, but I was really waiting until you were running for your lives from BBEG's...
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I'm playing under the assumption that Celestine knows Vintereth Jasper-el ... but doesn't know that him and Vintereth are one and the same. This will hopefully lead to RP fun!

I saw that.
I'd be interested in getting a bit more story on how Celestine and Vintereth got to know each other well enough to do this together.
From what I am gathering, Celestine has been spendin some quality time researching Hellfire in the koranberg college, bumped into vintereth there, made nice, and there ya go?
That's right, isn't it?
Y'all would take coffee breaks together, sit at the same table and pore over texts, accidentally grabbing each other's books-- kinda like a 80's style college movie study montage? Everyone ends up best friends after one of those.
Am I on target?

I don't know why, but I really see Eberron being particularly susceptible to 80's style movie montages.

If you folks eer feel like you need to initiate a montage during the game, just post it. No extra xp other than the standard posting credit-- but I can see a:
"collecting new gear after getting paid" montage
"stumbling through the mournlands together" montage
"exploring the ruined dungeon" montage (scooby doo style)
"journeying through the beyond" montage

There's a lot of potential there.
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Old Feb 12th, 2007, 12:17 AM
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Valeas may or may not already have gotten over the initial shock of meeting one of his dead soldiers by now. Unknown detail worth clarifying. I'm leaving this one up to the game events.
Actually, I was going with the assumption that won't recognize him. It has been many years after all, and being drafted I didn't really pay much attention to my commanders, nor did I care to. Do note my mild-contempt for military types a few posts back. My memory is also fuzzy from my "original' life, but I'm sure traveling into the Mournlands will start triggering all sorts of unpleasant memories.

However, you can expect that when I do figure out who he is, I won't be very happy (I did die after all). Or maybe Valeas will figure it out first and try to hide it from me. Who knows; we'll see how it plays out.
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I can start layin down AMF's now if you want, but I was really waiting until you were running for your lives from BBEG's...
*twitch*twitch*...
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Old Feb 12th, 2007, 12:21 AM
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I saw that.
I'd be interested in getting a bit more story on how Celestine and Vintereth got to know each other well enough to do this together.
From what I am gathering, Celestine has been spendin some quality time researching Hellfire in the koranberg college, bumped into vintereth there, made nice, and there ya go?
That's right, isn't it?
Y'all would take coffee breaks together, sit at the same table and pore over texts, accidentally grabbing each other's books-- kinda like a 80's style college movie study montage? Everyone ends up best friends after one of those.
Am I on target?

I don't know why, but I really see Eberron being particularly susceptible to 80's style movie montages.

If you folks eer feel like you need to initiate a montage during the game, just post it. No extra xp other than the standard posting credit-- but I can see a:
"collecting new gear after getting paid" montage
"stumbling through the mournlands together" montage
"exploring the ruined dungeon" montage (scooby doo style)
"journeying through the beyond" montage

There's a lot of potential there.
Celestine was spending time in the Aundair university/library system (most highly regarded university, 2nd most highly regarded library) - either he may have travelled to Korranberg for some additional resources or Vintereth Jasper-el came up to the Aundair universities to study. Either works.

Eberron definitely invokes lots of montages ... Must be because they apparently based it on all those fun movies at the beginning of the book. I especially love some of the imagery the cities and lightning rail evokes ...
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Old Feb 12th, 2007, 12:23 AM
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I don't know why, but I really see Eberron being particularly susceptible to 80's style movie montages.
I was actually thinking I might do the occasional flashback, since being in the mournlands would undoubtedly trigger wartime memories. I was going to do one earlier with Kat as well (which would have explained why I was letting myself being tormented), but had to run off to work. Maybe later if the opportunity arises.
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Old Feb 12th, 2007, 12:27 AM
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oh crap, Zarzak...
I neglected yer sense motive check. Nah... pretty average result there... She may be flirting with you, or this may be how she treats everyone. She seems to be very commanding and personal with everyone. She is also fairly well warded, as sul has witnessed. She may be planetouched, or have celestial bloodline. Her mannerism is far too archonic to not have something about it... she may have had education in bytopia or celestia directly.. It might not come out here, but she's likely got quite an exotic background.

I know some of you are aware of the Eberon campagin setting as a whole probably better than I... we've got valenar, thrane, cyre, and breland representatives all in the same room making nice for each other for the sake of the MEP.
1. There is considerable tension amonst these groups towards each other: Abosteil must have som estrong diplomatic and political strength to make this work.
2. This project is bigger than what anyone really let on initially. What New Cyre, the akashic temples, the korranberg College, and the shadow mark House of espionage expects the party to achieve is apparently pretty important to them all. Maybe Kimble's aspirations aren't off target?
Not likely... He's pretty whack, but his position allows him a lot of room to imagine.



I am SO looking forward to getting to where I want you to be. I don't think I am going to shock and awe anyone, but I think you are going to have a load of fun digging your way through the layers.
And yeah, there will be some violence or you to whet your apetite for combat with.

(OOC-- just dumping my thoughts here in general, since this is a general bloggy place for folks to just talk without anything formal.. not really wiki worthy, really.)

You all are welcome to focus as much or little attention in all these NPC's as you want. They may come around again in the future or not. I'm really just throwing in some flavor of people, titles, locations-- you guys can end up in these folk's turf... could become faction bonuses in the future. Or you may find yerself opposing their ideals.

I gotta say, incorporating all yer histories into the game has been my greatest challenge. You may well avoid all of the frieds and foes youve developed durig your journeys... I suspect you guys are going to surprise me and derail the "plot" immediately. So your own efforts will have you walk right into all those shenanigans all by yourself.

we'll see.
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Oh hey... I can't find Rary's telepathic Bond... can someone summarize it for me real uick?

Apparently, there are a number of personal wards against thought detection, but this would not interfere with Telepathic communication unless being used to probe. It would be safe to assume these wards prevent possession as well, and LAdy Abosteil seems to be emitting the auras in a 10 foot area. It may be disabling all comulsion effects period. Can't really tell offhand.

anywho... Rary's T Bond? brief rundown?
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I gotta say, incorporating all yer histories into the game has been my greatest challenge. You may well avoid all of the frieds and foes youve developed durig your journeys... I suspect you guys are going to surprise me and derail the "plot" immediately. So your own efforts will have you walk right into all those shenanigans all by yourself.

we'll see.
Being a big Arcana Evolved fan, Vintereth has basically been my outlet to throw around the collection of stuff I've worked out (most of it in my head) on the workings of the Diamond Throne and Serran in general. The fact that Vintereth comes from the Serranite drow culture is the biggest evidence of that, but so are other things. For example, there's Sinhyan. Though to all appearances a verrik, he is also intended to be the last surviving of the original cabal of mojh (as Scythyanos), having been made immortal through the 9th-level exotic spell and a verrik (I love verrik :biggrin: ) through powerful transformation magic. Then there's J'pyen (originally a RPOL arena character), the massive shenanigans of Thartholan, the Requiem for Xiridil, and so on.

I've had someone refer to my character creation methods as "magpie character building", and I generally operate in such a manner on multiple levels. Not only do I collect all sorts of mechanical features, but the flavor is also a pile of stuff envied by most pack rats.

Rary's Telepathic Bond (known in the SRD as Telepathic Bond) allows for multiple individuals to be connected via telepathy. Picture it as a massive chat room - anyone in the spell's effect can send messages to the others. There's no reading of thoughts here; conversation is entirely consentual, as it normally is. And unlike its Lesser version, it is not Mind-Affecting.
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Poor Celestine, left out of said chatroom. Heheh. Don't say mean things about him!
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It would be safe to assume these wards prevent possession as well
Phooey. I know the "Protection from Evil" line of spells stops it (although you'll note that I am not evil). However, the text is ambiguous as to what else can stop it. I kind of wish I could make a caster level check or something to break through such barriers. It's rather frustrating that a single level 1 spell can shut down most of my repertoir.

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anywho... Rary's T Bond? brief rundown?
SRD: http://www.d20srd.org/srd/spells/telepathicBond.htm
(the SRD doesn't have all the "names", such as Rary, Tasha, Bigby, Mordenkainen, etc.
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Poor Celestine, left out of said chatroom. Heheh. Don't say mean things about him!
Actually, David/Tanner ninja'd in a post while I was writing. I only spoke to him because at the time of my writing he was the only one not currently engaged in conversation.
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