Expedition to Termana

Part 4 - February 2010 to May 2010
In which the adventurers attempt to turn the tide of the Elven civil war
  • Group meets the elves of Clan Tiger
  • Get location of Brannon and the surviving Clan Wolf tribe members who are planning a counter-attack
  • Learn about advancement of Scorpions across the river
  • Forest has become darker and more dangerous, says the Clan Tiger leader
  • Group finds Brannon and Clan Wolf elves in the ruins of the Clan Unicorn village.
  • Group encounter ghosts of the Clan Unicorn leaders
  • Group tasked with re-taking the Clan Wolf village
  • Group travels to the village, braving sweltering heat, humidity, and rain
  • Takar is killed by a giant that attacks them; he is resurrected by Thorguyzel
  • Earthquakes occur and more serpents than usual are seen.
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Part 3 - September 2008 to October 2008
In which New Athkatla undergoes a change in management
  • The group clears the silver mines of monsters so that the colony could start silver production.
  • While exploring the lowest levels of the mines, the group finds a portal which lead to Ysgard, the plane of eternal battle.
  • Ammon leads uprising and assumes control of the colony. He soon leads an attack against elves in the forest.
  • Torvak and Goldleaf are imprisoned but freed by the group. On their way to Hollowfaust.
  • Group goes to Elf temple and holds off Scorpion clan attack
  • Group returns to colony
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Part 2 - January 2008 to March 2008
In which the adventurers visit Hollowfaust, the City of Necromancers
  • The group returns to the colony and reports to the Commander.
  • The group receives their next assignment, which is to make contact with the human city beyond the forest and establish trade relations. 
  • During the time they were gone, merchants ships had arrived, bringing a wider array of supplies available to the group. 
  • The Commander assigns Little Will to join the group to help guide them through the forest. Little Will is re-assigned from Ammon’s group, and Ammon is not pleased with the decision.
  • Investigating Viet’s odd behavior, Takar discovers the mixture he drinks is brewed from the bartender at the Goblin Eye Inn. He also learned that the primary ingredient is the fruit from the trees that allow crops to grow. The bartender is no longer able to make the mixture, however, since they now post guards to watch the trees. 
  • Takar confronts Viet while he attempts to leave the colony. Viet reveals to Takar his reasons for leaving and his past history with Ammon when he (Viet) was the Commander of the colony. Despite this, Takar convinces Viet to continue to travel with them.
  • During their stay in the colony, Takar notices a serpentine humanoid in the shadows outside his house before it disappears into the shadows. He enters to find his room has been ransacked. 
  • Treat receives a message via the Sending Stone from Nauri. She says that her mother has been killed by the Scorpion Clan but she has escaped to the ‘blue tree’ west of the village.
  • The group heads out to assist Nauri.
  • On the journey to the village, the serpentine humanoid attacks them and attempts to steal Takar’s bag of holding.
  • The group incapacitates the thief and charms him. He states that he is after the urn that they possess since they believe it contains of piece of their dead god. He reveals that they hope to use the piece to eventually resurrect her. 
  • Vaughn gives the urn back to the thief and frees him, stating that their resurrected god will be no match for Tempest. 
  • The group proceeds to the village to find it in ruins and abandoned. 
  • From there, the group traveled to the blue tree where they found tracks leading to a nearby waterfall. Once there, they found numerous Scorpion clan elves searching for Nauri, who is hiding behind the waterfall. 
  • The PCs fight the elves, eventually defeating them and their Druid leader.
  • On the Druid, they find a strange ceremonial dagger. 
  • Soon afterwards, they meet Brannon who instructs them to take Nauri to Hollowfaust for safe-keeping.
  • To get to Hollowfaust and avoid attacks from other Scorpion and Lizard elves, the group takes a route through the “Haunted Forest” area which the elves do not enter.
  • While traveling through the Haunted Forest area, the group captures a necromancer named Morran.
  • Gave Nauri into the custody of Alann, innkeeper of the “Hungry Orc Inn.”
  • Negotiated silver trade with Hollowfaust leaders
  • Vaughn killed while exploring Ghost Quarter
  • Viet left in Hollowfaust under care of Alchemist and his son who was rescued
  • Morran left in Hollowfaust to preach the word of Tempest
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Part 1 - March 2007 to May 2007
In which the adventurers encounter the natives of Termana
  • On the ship to Termana, Vaughn speaks with Ammon
  • Ammon tells about his encounter with the forest elves
  • First day there, Vaughn, Treat, and Takar are placed together in a special task force by Commander
  • Attack by Spider-Eye Goblins occurs the first night
  • Takar notices two wild elves near edge of forest that look like they’re directing the attack but disappear before anyone can reach them
  • Next morning, the group goes to the fort to receive their first mission
  • Vaughn asks if anyone killed more than 5 goblins; Draken raises his hand
  • The group learns of the poisoned land and the trees which allow crops to grow
  • The group learns that Ammon is considered a hero, since he was the first to bring the seeds of those trees to the colony
  • Viet is imprisoned for inciting the attacks on the colony, according to testimony from Ammon saying that he ordered an entire goblin village wiped out
  • Vaughn recruits Viet into the group so that he can make ammends for his crimes
  • First mission: make contact with the eleven tribes in the forest
  • Vaughn notices Viet always drinking from a hip flask
  • Group goes into forest; encounters Wolf Clan elves
  • Using linquistical training, Treat is able to decipher the elves’ language (since it is a dialect of her native Elven)
  • They are brought to Barshana, leader of the Wolf Clan tribe
  • Barshana mentions a Human trader who is a friend of the Wolf Clan; he is named Brannon
  • The group learns that Barshana’s only remaining daughter, Nauri, has gone hunting in the forbidden area of the forest
  • The group goes out to rescue Nauri from the forbidden area of the forest
  • Their journey leads them through a grove of Shard Trees
  • The group reaches a river of blood, encounters infected creatures
  • The group rescues Nauri and her companion from a group of infected elves from the Scorpion clan
  • Vaughn heals Nauri’s companion of the blood disease but he dies in an encounter on the way back
  • The group returns Nauri to her mother and the group receives tatoos which signify that they are friends of the elves.
  • Barshana tells the group that they are hosting a gathering of of the elf tribes to make peace with the Scorpion and Lizard tribes.
  • Nauri gives the group a sending stone which allow her to keep in contact with them.
  • On the journey back to the colony, the group encounters a giant dead spider. The weight of the spider has caused the ground to give way, revealing the entrance to an underground temple.
  • The group investigates and encounters the snake people worshiping their god. The group also finds murals depicting the battle between the snake god and the elf god.
  • The group retrieves a sealed urn from a trapped room; in the process of retrieving the urn, Viet’s hip flask is destroyed
  • On the journey back, Viet becomes increasingly sick
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