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Leafiara channels at a decomposing white-armored crusader.

Latest revision as of 05:26, 10 July 2019

Koaratos 9-10, 5119

by Leafiara Autumnwind of the TownCrier


Summary

Scarab and moulis infestations run rampant in the Landing, but are mere precursors to the threat of zombie-like, decomposing Blameless laying a brief but fierce siege at the gates. Battle goes poorly against the Blameless, observed to be not merely undead but also immune to at very least the magic of clerics, empaths, rangers, sorcerers, and wizards--if not all magic. Eventually the Blameless withdraw, but not before Disean reiterates over the amunet that Raznel warned the town and that they'll return stronger if the Landing continues its pursuits.

[OOC: I assume they're immune to all magic, but those are the five I caught in the log.]


Log

Bugs

A faint clap of thunder echoes in the distance.

[Town Square Central]

This is the heart of the main square of Wehnimer's Landing. The impromptu shops of the bazaar are clustered around this central gathering place, where townsfolk, travellers, and adventurers meet to talk, conspire or raise expeditions to the far-flung reaches of Elanith. At the north end, an old well, with moss-covered stones and a craggy roof, is shaded from the moonlight by a strong, robust tree. The oak is tall and straight, and it is apparent that the roots run deep. You also see some stone benches with some stuff on it and an herbal remedy donation bin.

[a small crowd gathers outside Moot Hall, and eventually begin feeling pinches at their face and pains in their chest...]

Alisette's face takes on a pinched expression.

[and so on for others]

A tiny black bug skitters across the ground.

Alisette's stomach gives off a loud gurgle.

[and so on for others]

The ground begins to rumble slightly with a disconcerting humming sound, as if something were digging beneath you. Suddenly, several tiny mounds push upward, each revealing a set of pincers emerging from within!

A skittery dark sanguine beetle bursts forth from its mound, chittering and testing the air with its antennae!

[and lots more; combat ensues with scarabs and beetles popping up around the Landing]


Blameless

A bright orange flash of light appears above Wehnimer's Landing for a brief moment, burning in the night sky like a glowing torch, then it fades.

Once the orange light finally fades away, a deep, eerie moan echoes from the forest.

[as triage efforts begin against the swarms of scarabs and moulis...]

A hollow voice carries on the wind, "All hail the glory of Koar..."

A second voice echoes from the forest, "...All hail the glory of Koar...."

Soon an eerie chorus of voices carry from the woods, "All hail the glory of Koar....the glory of Koar...the glory of Koar...."

A flash of lightning pierces the sky and briefly illuminates the dark forest. In that moment of clarity a host of white-armored crusaders can be seen, their faces peeled away with rot, bones and dead muscle in their place. Their armor is battered and bent, many of their bodies gnarled and misshapen. Some are covered in tiny white maggots. But they bang their swords against their shields as they march towards town chanting, "All hail the Godking!"

[Wehnimer's, Land's End Rd.]

Vigilant night guardsmen scrutinize the citizens and travelers arriving and departing through the wide gates spanning the land route into Wehnimer's Landing. The cluttered streets of the city to the south are a far cry from the deceptively calm expanse of the wilds of Elanith outside. Two daunting towers survey the countryside and protect the town, flanking the road to the east and west. You also see a decomposing white-armored crusader, the Razanetika disk, a pretty flower girl that is sitting, the town gates and a large wooden barrel.

Also here: Shinann, the body of Lennbeck who is lying down, Razanetika

A decomposing white-armored crusader swings a bone-handled huge sword at Shinann!

AS: +530 vs DS: +553 with AvD: +44 + d100 roll: +19 = +40

A clean miss.

Kiriane leaps from hiding to strike!

Kiriane attempts to kick a decomposing white-armored crusader!

UAF: 398 vs UDF: 616 = 0.646 * MM: 64 + d100: 7 = 48

A clean miss!

Shinann appears to be focusing her thoughts while chanting softly...

Shinann gestures at a decomposing white-armored crusader.

A decomposing white-armored crusader pulses brightly as it absorbs the magic!

Leafiara hums a cheerful tune! Pure white and bold red mana wisps dance about her like wind-borne leaves, then pulse brightly as she sings a sylvan phrase in a strong, clear voice.

Leafiara channels at a decomposing white-armored crusader.

A decomposing white-armored crusader pulses brightly as it absorbs the magic!

A decomposing white-armored crusader clatters south.

[later, amidst triage efforts and continued chaos with scarabs and moulis...]

[Wehnimer's, Outside Gate]

Citizens, merchants and assorted dregs of society jostle against you before the great wooden gates of Wehnimer's Landing. Harried guards and militiamen try to keep the chaos to a minimum, but it is hard to keep track of those entering, let alone leaving, this large trading post. A dirt path encircling the wooden palisade of the town leads east and southwest. Nailed prominently to the wooden wall beside the gate is a sign you really should read. You also see a decomposing white-armored crusader, a reinforced wooden defense tower and the Wayside inn.

Also here: Shinann, Great Lady Subeta

A decomposing white-armored crusader positions itself to attack Leafiara.

The evanescent shield shrouding Leafiara flares to life and absorbs the oncoming blow.

Leafiara looks determined and focused.

In an awe inspiring display of combat mastery, Leafiara engages a decomposing white-armored crusader in a furious dance macabre, spiralling into a blur of strikes and ripostes!

Pearly light flares up suddenly from within Leafiara!

Leafiara punches with a perfect white ora slasher at a decomposing white-armored crusader!

AS: +474 vs DS: +502 with AvD: +43 + d100 roll: +76 = +91

A clean miss.

Leafiara punches with a perfect white ora slasher at a decomposing white-armored crusader!

AS: +459 vs DS: +502 with AvD: +43 + d100 roll: +53 = +53

A clean miss.

Leafiara punches with a perfect white ora slasher at a decomposing white-armored crusader!

The white-armored crusader evades the attack by a hair!

Leafiara punches with a perfect white ora slasher at a decomposing white-armored crusader!

AS: +459 vs DS: +502 with AvD: +43 + d100 roll: +77 = +77

A clean miss.

A decomposing white-armored crusader swings a bone-handled huge sword at Shinann!

AS: +535 vs DS: +526 with AvD: +44 + d100 roll: +55 = +108

... and hits for 4 points of damage!

Flashy swing!

Shinann is lucky that it only bopped her nose.

Shinann appears to be focusing her thoughts while chanting softly...

Shinann gestures at a decomposing white-armored crusader.

A decomposing white-armored crusader pulses brightly as it absorbs the magic!

Mayor Lylia's group just came through some reinforced wooden gates.

An inky cloud of shadows surrounds Lylia's hand as she chants a twisting phrase...

Lylia gestures at a decomposing white-armored crusader.

A decomposing white-armored crusader pulses brightly as it absorbs the magic!

A decomposing white-armored crusader swings a bone-handled huge sword at Shinann!

AS: +535 vs DS: +526 with AvD: +44 + d100 roll: +28 = +81

A clean miss.

Shadows dance between Lylia's outstretched fingers as she issues a command in archaic Faendryl.

Lylia gestures at a decomposing white-armored crusader.

A decomposing white-armored crusader pulses brightly as it absorbs the magic!

A decomposing white-armored crusader swings a bone-handled huge sword at Shinann!

AS: +535 vs DS: +526 with AvD: +44 + d100 roll: +54 = +107

... and hits for 4 points of damage!

A feeble blow to Shinann's right arm!

Xorus scribes a hazy, dark sigil into the air, fusing elemental and spiritual power.

Xorus gestures at a decomposing white-armored crusader.

A decomposing white-armored crusader pulses brightly as it absorbs the magic!

A decomposing white-armored crusader swings a bone-handled huge sword at Lylia!

AS: +530 vs DS: +545 with AvD: +41 + d100 roll: +18 = +44

A clean miss.

A decomposing white-armored crusader pulses brightly as it absorbs the magic!

A decomposing white-armored crusader swings a bone-handled huge sword at Shinann!

AS: +535 vs DS: +526 with AvD: +44 + d100 roll: +4 = +57

A clean miss.

Lylia glares.

Girad leaps from hiding to attack!

Girad swings a twisted black magisterial warblade with a wickedly spiked demon headed pommel at a decomposing white-armored crusader, but it has no effect!

A decomposing white-armored crusader swings a bone-handled huge sword at Girad!

AS: +535 vs DS: +474 with AvD: +38 + d100 roll: +37 = +136

... and hits for 14 points of damage!

Weak slash to Girad's lower back!

A decomposing white-armored crusader swings a bone-handled huge sword at Shinann!

AS: +530 vs DS: +451 with AvD: +44 + d100 roll: +64 = +187

... and hits for 54 points of damage!

Powerful slash just cracks Shinann's shield arm!

She is stunned!

[Roll result: 184 (open d100: 45)]

A decomposing white-armored crusader swings a bone-handled huge sword at Shinann's fireleaf runestaff and connects!

Shinann fumbles wildly, but manages to hold onto her fireleaf runestaff!

A massive grey and black greatfang charges forward and snaps his jaws at a decomposing white-armored crusader, but they close on nothing but air.

Kiriane is revealed from hiding.

Kiriane fires an arrow at a decomposing white-armored crusader, but it has no effect!

The arrow zips past its target to the ground.

Shadows dance between Lylia's outstretched fingers as she issues a command in archaic Faendryl.

Lylia gestures at a decomposing white-armored crusader.

A decomposing white-armored crusader pulses brightly as it absorbs the magic!


Back Off

[among continued combat, chaos, etc.]

Disean: "She warned you."

Disean: "We'll come again stronger if you continue."

Disean: "You've been warned."