Cullen – Kalashtar Bard – (Steve)
Erithys – Elven Ranger – (Gretchen)
Kel’saris – Elven Ranger – (Ryan)
Muy Serio – Bullywug Monk – (Jason)
Ignavus – Human Cleric – (Chris)
Landen – Elven Sorcerer – (Scott)
Wil – Half-Elven Blackguard – (Dustin)
Arachnids and Pyros
The group tackled two more areas of the prison. North of the pit room was the prison opened to a forest of fruit trees with open sky above, which turned out to be an illusion. At the center of a clearing were four plinths and a square stone at its center. On the stone was a ritual circle written in the plant language and above it a dark blue crystal floated.
Exploring the room, the group was attacked by more arboreans as well as ettercaps, spider beings. After a fairly easy victory (with 6? critical hits), Kel dismantled the trap on the stone and retrieved a two-inch dark blue crystal.
North of the hedge room, was a room charged with carbon from something burning. Opening the doors to the adjoining room with a trap which Kel dismantled, the group encountered large curtains coated with a gel like substance. The curtains seemed to be made from patchwork from the clothing of past victims of the prison.
Beyond the curtain were more curtains of the same material, coated in the same way, forming a maze of sorts. Soon after entering, one curtain unexpectedly burst into flames, injuring Kel. Behind it stood an undead creature with fire burning in its hands. The creature then fled through the curtains. Kel then moved through the maze as fast as he could, mapping the area and shoving the undead he found toward the entrance where the rest of the group was. After nearly half the curtains had gone up in flame, injuring many, the group managed to defeat the four undead.
Only one path remains for the group on this floor, going further north.
Next week is a short week, so remember we’ll start about 11:00 and try to get through two rooms if possible, maybe only one. We’ll need 1-2 sessions more to complete the level after next week.