Crimson Throne

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Two Girls down by the Pier

7/8/17
-  Wandering a market we suddenly get an illusionary card that invites us to come to a person's home and speaks of vengeance against Gaedrun
- Gather information: The address belongs to Zelara the Seer
- At the assigned time we goto the place and no one is there.
- Zelara shows up (Onyx sees that the shop's interior and Zelara are illusions)
- She offers to do a reading for us
- Kneel and Seluri choose the same card, it has crows on it. 
-  Cards: Past
    - Breaking of enslavement
    - Something from the far bast will affect our present
    - Your past if willed with helplessness and entropy
Present
    - Trials and tribulations hiddens powers will be revealed
    - A physical danger is awakening soon
    - Betrayal is in the air, of the nasty sort

Future
    - There is a driving force that will push us to greatness
    - As long as you work together you will be in harmony
    - Future Friends may not be what they seem
- We each have two Harrow points that we can use
- We can roll a Dex modified roll with one point, or a +1 to ac for the encounter, or add +10' to movement for the encounter, 
- She tells us where Gaedrun's location in an abandoned warehouse and that there are many kids that serve him. 
- Onyx climbs the roof and scopes the place out
- Building has water, street and attic level
- Seluri charms Jargen one of the thugs, Hookshank and Giggles, 
- Jargen brings us into the place for a tour
- There is a dog that notices Onyx's scent but cannot pinpoint it. 
- Says he works for an influential gentleman but did not say his name. 
- Several kids working there. 
- Large fish in the water named Jigsaw (shark?)
- There is a hole near the lower pier that goes into the water. 
 

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The death of the King and the Queen has a Proposition


7/16/17
-Trying to sneak into the bottom level and Kneel falls into the water then gets bit by the gator
- Gaedrun shows up
- Seluri charms him and he shoots the gator saying bad dog
- Together they rescue Kneel from the water. 
- Seluri chats him up and asks about a real harrow deck
- He says he recently has one and as he walked away to get it Kneel and Seluri shoot him in the back killing him.
- We coup de grace him and clean out the place. Find a ring of keys for the place.
- As Onyx and Kneel search the room and find all items Seluri chops up the body and tosses it into the water. 
- The most expensive item we find is a 1000gp broach with a symbol of the city with intertwined Pseudo Dragon and Imp
- We find a hatbox with Zelara's head inside and her harrow deck under it. 
- Seluri and Kneel try to climb over the roof but it caved in. We drop down into the level below
- Hookshank (gnome) comes out to investigate the noise when Giggles (halforc) comes out as well. 
- Seluri charms him and convinces him that Hookshank is trying to kill him. 
- Jargen comes out and Seluri bluffs that Hookshank is trying to kill Giggles
- We start shooting Hookshank 
- Kneel bring him to 0
- Seluri charms Jargen, saying Giggles and Hookshank are fighting over who will take your money
- Seluri and Kneel take out Giggles and Hookshank then convince Jargen that Gaedrun left and told those two to kill him but they got into a fight deciding who will get his loot. 
- Seluri convinces Jargen to leave this place and start over because the guard is probably coming. 
- Onyx follows Jargen and steals a magic wand from him. 
- The kids given a chance to leave do so. 
- Jargen leaves and takes the dog with him. 
- We go back to Zolara's house after cleaning out the place. 
- Church bells begin to ring and the king has died. 
- People start to riot
- Zolara's spirit lives in the cards and she can hear and see anything within 60' of a card. Making her the perfect evesdropper. She is the ultimate spy. 
- Once per day she can manifest, 3/day she can identify, cards cannot be destroyed, lost or torn return to the deck whole. She can also do a harrrow reading at the beginning of each book. 
- As the city riots we stay in the shoppe till the morning.
- We make our way through the city to find merchants. 
- We sold off the stuff and went to a bar to find out about the ring and the broach. 
- In the bar Kneel sings and dances about the ring and we see a woman who might be a lead. 
- We find Emmah's daughter Emmah gave her the ring back and recruited her as a contact.
- We find another merchant to ask about the broach, he says it is the missing broach of the queen and we can go to the castle for a reward. 
- "Mistress Sabina might like us", according to the guard at the castle (She's the head of the queen's royal guard)
- We return the broach to the queen Illeosa and she says that if we want to continue doing good for the city she will have Mistress Sabina escort us to the Citadel Volshyenek where we will meet Field Marshal Cresseda Croft. (The citadel is the base of operations for the guard)
- Queen gives us a silver coffer as she leaves. 
- The Marshal recruits us to find Guard Varik who has gone rogue with a small group and is talking trash about the queen. 
- She does not want him killed but to come back to the fold. They are in Northgate in a butcher shop. 
- She has 1000 gold for us when we bring him back. 
- We can stay at the barracks or stay at the 3 ring tavern on credit. 
 

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Cannibals, Chelaxians and Kings oh my!

7/30/17
-We are outside the meat market "All the world's meat"
- Seluri and Kneel are in line for the "free meat" while Onyx is searching inside. 
- Onyx finds Varik in the office. 
- The guard unconvinced that Seluri wants to speak with Varik goes inside and lock and bars the door
- Onyx pounds in a piton into the window by Varik when he looks down to investigate Seluri charms him
- Just before he comes down to open the door he asked "is this about her" also he turns and speaks towards the dagger and says, "I've got to go check on this" 
- Seluri speaks with him trying to convince him to come back as the  guard and the city need him. He seemed reluctant and unwilling to return. 
- A guard comes and says he must come at once. When he leaves the room Onyx tells Seluri about the dagger. Seluri touches the dagger and it touched her mind. She throws it out the window and Onyx goes to find the dagger. 
- Seluri hides one of the cards in the room. 
- The guards come back and insist that we leave. 
- We leave and take the dagger with us.  
- We speak with Zolara but she cannot identify the dagger. 
- We return to Marshal Creseda and update her. When Kneel tries to tell her about the dagger he finds he cannot speak. 
- As we leave the bar owner is complaining about a drunk guardsman ( Sgt Growl)  in his bar that won't leave. 
- Kneel talks to him and he eventually says that Sabrina is doing a good job of guarding the queen. 
- He mentions an Orasini, and that Sabrina gave him a run for his money. The only one we know Vancarlo Orasini the sword master
- We go back to the citadel and ask about Orasini and Sabrina. The two guards we asked have heard of him but not her. 
- Went to speak to the farmer that supplies the meat. 
- He gets a random order from a runner, two orders so far. 
- The coins he receives are normal. 
-Kneel tortures the dagger into speaking. 
- The dagger's name is Rocta
-We questioned the dagger but it seems only to be intelligent but not in control of the guards. He does say they recently started acting differently. 
-We return the the butcher shop and there are two suspicious people coming towards the building and Onyx over hears them saying "We're here about the night's special cuts"
- The pair pay the guardsman 50 gp after giving them a name. 
- The guard says we have another neck cut Boldrago
- Onyx discovers the butchery room and suspect that the meat they give away also includes people. 
- Kneel and Seluri follow the pair back to their home. Seems they were dressing down as the home is upscale. 
- Onyx updates us that the four guards were operating an assassin group and are leaving to do the job
- Onyx leaves the dagger by Varik's door and convinces him to come down. We recruit him to help stop the assassination.
- The group ambush us and we defeat three and one runs off. We stay with the three while Onyx follows the one into a bar where he tries to act normal. 
- Varick comes back and we bring the surviving guards back to Marshal Cressida
- Cressida wants us to go back and find proof in the butcher shop. 
- Seluri and Kneel go back and search the slaughter room and find a sewer pit and after some searching find a part of a human face and skull
- We continue to search the building and find a stash of treasure under the pig area. 
- Onyx continues to follow the guard into a the harbor where he enters an area called Eels End and speaks with a man there to find new employment. 
- Cressida says that they don't patrol that area and to let him go. 
- Next day Marshal Cressida invites us to her office and we meet Vancarlo Orasini 
- Ambassador Darvain does not like Korvosa and wants to undermine the city so he can buy land cheaply. 
- Barvasi runs the Eels End also known as the King of Spiders
- Ambassador Darvain likes to frequent the End. 
- He wants us to go to the End and speak with Barvasi to find out 
- Kneel and Seluri purchase hats of disguise after selling of the treasure. 
- The Orasini escorts us to Eels end. 
- Once inside we split and Onyx goes to find Barvasi and check out his ship while Kneel and Seluri go search for signs of the ambassador. 
- We meet up with Onyx an hour later after not finding out any useful info. 
- Onyx discovers the guard we fought yesterday working on the ship. 
- We pay for entrance to speak with Barvasi
- We ask him if he has information on the Ambassador
- He challenges us to entertain him by playing a game of knivsies, where we are tied to another player while standing on a table to grab coins or the dagger. 
- Onyx puts a coin in Kneel's purse and ends the game with Kneel winning. 
- Seluri charms the other player into letting her win and splitting the winnings. 
- Barvasi gives us the information. He stole love letters from a woman the ambassador should not be involved with and selling them back to him for a profit. 
- We learn the pseudo dragon in the bird cage is mostly a slave for him. 
- The dragon's name is Majenco and we free him 
- We report back to Marshal Cressida
- As we leave we run into Stg Growl and he thanks us for our help
- 3rd Level 
 

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The Queen names the assassin

08/13/17
-We go to speak with the Marshal Cressida and she gave us a day off. 
- We go and clean up Madame Zolara's place
- Zolara tells us about the conversation she overheard when the card was in the office at the butcher's. 
- Varik the guard was saying, "She's going to be pissed at me for losing it."
- We're walking around the docks and see several people harassing a noble
- Kneel fascinates the main two and Seluri walks the noble around the corner. 
- As soon as sight line is broken Seluri puts the hat of disguise on the noble and makes him think of being dressed like a dock worker. 
- This confuses the idiots and they go off looking for the now hidden noble
- The young noble's name is Alman Gelento from the south end. He invites us to his family's villa down in the south end. He gives Seluri 5 platinum pieces 
- On the way back we see some of the guards in front of a bar. 
- Seluri disguises herself as a sailor and goes inside and learns the ship is being held by the magistrate for taxes? And their captain kicked them off the ship. 
- We learn from the harbor master that none of the ships are allowed to leave by the magistrate. 
- The clerk knows about what happened that the ships are being held because the king may have been poisoned and they don't want the assassin to get away. 
-Going to speak with Marshal Cressida and learn about the assassin. 
- She knew nothing about it and is going to write a letter to the queen's sensashal. 
- Back outside we notice a tough guy give something to the guard. 
- Seems the guard was selling info to the guy. 
- Seluri charms the guard and find out the guy was asking about us and where he works. 
- Onyx follows the tough guy and learns where he works. 
- The guard, Kneel and Seluri go back to the bar where Kneel inspires the guards and they arrest the drunks. 
- As we leave we're attacked by imps disguised as ravens. The imp gave me his second favorite stone (a topaz)
- Paid to have Kneel cured of disease
- There's a rumor that a guard who died after letting a commoner into the castle to kill the king. 
- We learned from Cressida that it was one of the castle guards not any city guard that died though it is not confirmed. 
- We need to speak with Mistress Sabina
- Marshal Cressida comes to see us in the morning the Queen made an announcement that the commoner was named Treena an artist who was painting the king. 
- We are tasked to go the Shingles and find her and hide her. Trinia Sabor 42 Moon Street
- I charm a bum for the location
- Onyx climbs through the window – but he lied. 
- A crowd out front is beginning to build a fire
- They drag out a woman, who is not Trinia, the dagger confirms it is not her
- Seluri disguises herself as Trinia and runs out of the building and draws off the crowd. 
- Onyx finds Trinia's studio and spies her casting spells
- An only woman tells Trinia that the crowd is gone and she jumps out the window and starts running along the rooftops. 
- Onyx follows her to the end of her run but it is very complex, why does an artist have such an elaborate escape route?
- After talking her down and convincing her Seluri gives her the hat of disguise and she changes into a Man and escorts Seluri out of the Shingles and into Zolara's place. 
- She tells us her story that she was randomly commissioned and does not know why she was targeted. 
- Two weeks Saturday
 

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