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Our Story So Far...

The Dragon Empire has flourished in this age, bringing stability and peace to the lands.
It seems that this time might last forever, and the suggestion that this be dubbed 'the Golden Age of the Empire'
in the history books has already been made. The Icons are working together to keep everyone safe and secure.
But if that is true, why are there suddenly whispers of raids in the woods to the north?
And potential demon incursion to the south? All may not be as it seems.




Chapter 1: Attack on Aerilon
Demonic forces reach the river crossing at Aerilon, but find it defended.
The heroic victors receive a reward in Axis, the good and the responsibility.


Chapter 2: A Dangerous Business
The party finds more allies to assist them in getting the princess to Santa Cora.
More than one pair of eyes take note of the group, including the princess in disguise.
A meteor shower seems like it foretells something...


Chapter 3: Paradigm Shift
After a meteor shower and battle with demons, the heroes all have weird dreams.
The realizations that follow their Awakening are far worse.

coming soon...





 


and with Aethera as the Game Mistress


I'm super happy to be able to celebrate this game going for a year already!

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Part I • Chapter 1: Attack on Aerilon
Demonic forces reach the town of Aerilon, but find it defended.
The heroic victors receive a reward in Axis, the good and the responsibility.
A town south of Axis was the unfortunate nexus that brought together our heroes Levi, Scabbard of Iron, and Emak against the arrival of a common foe: demons. Despite having their various reasons for being there, the heroes banded together in the face of the threat and managed to both save the town and break the demon vanguard headed for Axis. By the time the Imperial Legionnaires reached the town, they had little to do but dig in lest the demons return. The heroes were thanked by the town with a feast in their honor.

The commander of the Imperial forces sent to Aerilon told the heroes to go to Axis for a reward. To their surprise, not only were they rewarded generously with magical items and some generally useful equipment, but they were invited to a private meeting with one of the Emperor's advisors by the name of Bazziox, and when they got there, the Emperor himself was present, and asked them to take his daughter Maelona in secret to Santa Cora to get her away from both court intrigue in unstable times and any further aggression from not just demons, but orcs and other monsters.
Most of this 'chapter' is part of the novel's story that happened to the characters before the start of our game.
The meeting with the Emperor is the start of their roleplay-heavy prologue.
• Demons are moving in organized numbers.
• Disconnected problems all arise at once; the Empire is under attack on all sides.
• The Emperor knows something, and fears for his daughter's life enough to send her away in secret.
Chapter One began 9 April 2019 and completed 21 May 2019.

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It is with sadness we bid goodbye to LittleBlueNA/Levi and Kapera/Maelona,
but we have been joined by CharlesM/Breeze, Grimbreath/Kerr, and Grenadier/Telephus!


Part I • Chapter 2: A Dangerous Business
The party finds more allies to assist them in getting the princess to Santa Cora.
More than one pair of eyes take note of the group, including the princess in disguise.
A meteor shower seems like it foretells something...
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Given a quest, the heroes set out from Axis, already missing one of their number (Levi) who led someone away rather than risk their mission. Various inconveniences aside, they made good time to Horizon and entered the City of Wonders separately, Bazziox seeking out a guide and bumping into Kerr almost like it was meant to be. Emak, Scabbard of Iron, and the disguised "Jolene" (Maelona) met up with the others at the Blue Dragon Inn, where they bumped into yet another familiar face, Breeze, whom Bazziox invited to come along with them too.

They were not able to leave the city without being noticed, in fact a strange red dot sign on the palm of a local teenager was shown to Bazziox, so the local thieves' guild certainly took note of them, as did the guards, who took the disguised princess' name and cover story. Shortly thereafter it seemed wise to remove her uniform so she appeared just a common archer. They stopped to discuss their plans soon after leaving Horizon, only to find themselves drawn to a half-elf in need of some assistance; Telephus and his familiar Babble the goat were caught by a frightful creature intent on eating them alive. Once the monster was no more, the suspicious group took Tel along with them lest he lead others to their secret mission.

In the shadow of Gorogan's Maw, the party witnesses a meteor shower like an omen. That night the secret nature of their quest is revealed to those yet unaware, bringing the party together as a whole group instead of trying to hide the princess' true nature. They run into demons, but all make it through alive, though some wounds may hurt more than others. That night, after some discussion, all seven (including the princess) have strange dreams. Parts may have seemed nightmarish, but more than anything the dreams just don't make sense.

• A strange man appeared to each with advice or commentary, though they have no idea who he is.
• Guide obtained, route planned to avoid rumored dangers from sea and hellhole.
• Mission secrecy in jeopardy from more than one angle, and potentially being followed, tensions rise.
• For the safety of the princess, all now know the details of their quest as laid out by the Emperor.
Chapter Two began 1 June 2019 and completed 29 March 2020.

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Part I • Chapter 3: Paradigm Shift
After a meteor shower and battle with demons, the heroes all have weird dreams.
The realizations that follow their Awakening are far worse.

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After a trying battle with demons -- it was hard to even call it accidental, not at the speed with which they attacked -- Telephus, Kerr, Bazziox, Scabbard of Iron, Emak, Breeze, and Maelona slept hard, fully exhausted in body and spirit. Their minds however, drifted, confusing dreams that ultimately even asleep they recognized as such; the dreams ended with a sense of togetherness in the face of... it was hard to say what. Thrust back to wakefulness, they would have to figure out how they felt about She Who Writes, a presence they were abruptly aware was no old man's figure of speech.

Chapter Three just began 29 April 2020.

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