The Orbaal Campaign
What Happened in the North
The Account of Years
April 15 An expedition is
organized to investigate Hikun Camp on the ship Banquo's
Cousin: Finlor of Telen (aka Khare Pesed), Porall Starkhouse,
Erithrian, Penryn the Red, and Arden Ford.
April 16 Battle at sea with
bandits at Rouke Point.
April 18 Arrival at Steimos.
Company meets Kragen Tor, a ranger, and Paros Hurke, a monk.
April 19 Begin travel up the
April 21 Arrival at Hikun
April 24-29 Infiltration of
April 30 Company is discovered,
Arden Ford is captured and tortured, then later rescued off a
ship by Penryn the Red who becomes lost in the Kom.
May 1 Arden and Porall flee
to an old iron mine to escape pursuit. Erithrian and Khare escape
with aid from Aranderiel, a Sindarin.
May 3 Hikun Camp destroyed
by Ivashu. Arden and Porall watch.
May 6 Khare, Erithrian and
Paros Hurke arrive in Steimos. Paros wounded while investigating
Kragen Tor's hut.
May 10 Arden and Porall arrive
at a mining camp outside of Menekai.
May 11 Arden and Porall head
back for Tharda.
May 14 Khare and Erithrian
return to Shiran.
May 15 Arden and Porall encounter
Giller by a pond in the Kom. Arden shoots Giller with an arrow
then heals him. They argue and Giller leaves in disgust.
May 16 Porall reaches Kom
provence. Arden encounters gargun and climbs tree to avoid them
and is then rescued and captured by miners. Quote of the day:
"Gargun can climb?!?"
May 17 Penryn the Red wanders
May 18 Porall organizes a
rescue attempt for Arden. Catspaw meets Telvarin of Athul in the
House of Courtesans. Marolar Nightshade begins to work for Sirith
of the Scrolls as an assassin.
May 21 Porall and woodsmen
find Arden at Sirion camp. Porall is slain in the rescue attempt.
Penryn the Red enters Shiran.
June 3 Penryn the Red slain
by thieves in the sewers of Shiran.
June 5 Arden shipped to Shiran
for sale to the Pamesani games. Trained by
June 7 Khare meets Brodan
the Brandisher, a wheelwright's son, in the Moon 'n Flagon and
enlists his aid for personal protection. Khare's plottings begin.
June 30 Catspaw and Telvarin
of Athul bet lots of silver on Arden Ford in the arena and are
rewarded handsomely. Telvarin is robbed by Grilly the Knife.
July 7 Arden Ford, in one
of his late nite ramblings, meets the Rhydequelan, and the Order
of the Eight Demons. He is humiliated, shaved and painted pink.
July 20 Catspaw and the archer,
Raydeth, raid the Ferret Hole and Raydeth is slain.
February 1-7 Week of bloodletting
(A war of assassins including 8 Demons, Khare and Sirith) Marolar
Nightshade meets Hroln of the Hammer and, working for Sirith,
slay several senators.
February 10-13 Marolar Nightshade
robs several senator's mansions with Telvarin of Athul in a temporary
February 15 Hroln is caught
by the city guard and is killed trying to escape.
February 16 Marolar Nightshade
meets Erithrian and together begin to form what would be called
later the "Mithril Triangle" - a series of trade/smuggling routes
connecting the bandits of the Hefosia Highlands, the Shiran Thieves
and the Rogues of Coranan.
September 17 Khare and Brodan
flee persuit from the Senators to Golotha, searching for Wek-wek
to heal his severed ear.
June 17 Marolar Nightshade
meets Broud and form a temporary alliance to rob several mansions.
August 28 The Bandit Moot
in the Hefosias. Broud the Barbarian is crowned king bandit (with
help from Khare, Nightshade, Stryker, Pelos the Animist and Erithrian)
on the Isle of the Kingmaker.
September 3 Led by Broud,
the Hefosia Bandits seize Menekai, and the Arkata is slain. Stryker
dies in the fighting.
September 5 Broud crushes
a revolt and is accepted as Lord of Menekai. Nightshade and Erithrian
rob the Keep's treasure vaults.
March 9 Brownshroud leaves
the Pamesani Games and becomes a free lance assassin.
May 22 Arden Ford escapes
from the Pamesani Games and Shiran.
May 24 Orbaal expedition leaves
Golotha by boat:Khare, Brodan, Thrasymachus, Arden Ford, Paros
Hurke, Jeb Starkhouse, The Captain, Ned, Raj, Radric.
July 1 The Company kills the
Captain in Geldfjord and seizes the globes. Thrasymachus flees.
July 2 The Company is attacked
in the woods by Crimson Dancers. Meet Riognach and flee Geldeheim.
Skyler Winterborne finds out about upcoming gargun swarm and hurries
to Pethwyss to warn the community but is delayed.
July 7 The Company arrives
July 8-11 Gargun swarm. Clan
Winterborne trading cartel scattered. Attack on Pethwyss. Jeb
and the Monk are killed. Skyler arrives in Pethwyss during the
July 12 Travel to the mountains
to save Redlann and his band.
July 13 Return with Redlann.
July 14 The Company leaves
with new porters: Skyler, Gwynedd and Tanwynn. Travel to Welemoch's
July 17 Free Chola and Moonsea
the Beastmaster from Gargu Khanai.
July 18 Path through the strange
valley. Camp by mountain shrine.
July 19 Arrive at the Troll
Vale below Welemoch's Wall. Battle with trolls. Encounter with
Aranderiel the Sindarin.
July 20 The crossing of the
Wall. Skyler saves Brodan and Khare from a fatal fall.
July 21 Arrival at the "Horn
of the Moon" inn.
July 22 Leave for Leriel.
July 23 Arrival at Leriel.
July 24- August 2 Khare leaves
the Company and meets Sleg and the Greasy Kid in the mountains.
Arden breaks into ________ and steals_______ Skyler and Brodan
get into a bar brawl, beat up everyone present and flee to the
cave waterfall with the greasy kid as prisoner. Gwynedd and Tanwynn
are falsely accused for the Companies actions. Arden Ford meets
Catspaw in an inn. Gwynedd is hung.
August 3 In an attempt to
rescue Tanwynn, the Company burns down most of Leriel and flees
with Tanwynn to Gwaerynn. Brodan and Skyler interrogate the Greasy
August 5-11 The Company reforms.
Journey by canoe to Buir Dom. Encounters with tribesmen in the
Valley of the Nethil.
August 12 Arrival at Buir
August 14 Chola is killed
by Sleg's men.
August 15 Encounter with the
child. Arden and Tanwynn are rescued from its clutches.
August 20 Battle in the Gothic
Room below the Tower of the Winds with the Crimson Dancers. Ned
and Raj are killed. Brodan wounded. Khare and Tanwynn fight Crimson
Dancers in the Dragon hall. The Mistress Seyena is slain.
August 20-27 Travel to Lorkin.
The Company winters in Lorkin.
Catspaw and Tanwynn spy on Soloran's activities.
Soloran and his troops arrive
with Ivinians from Klenen Keep.
Alliance between the Company
and Sleg (the Greasy Kid, Abn A'harad and 10 mercenaries)
Gwynedd is hired as porter
April 15-25 Follow Soloran's
expedition to Buir Dom.
April 26-May 12 Information
gathering at Soloran's Camp.
April 30 Skyler is captured
as a spy and is interrogated by Soloran.
May 2 Skyler escapes from
May 12 Battles with Soloran's
troops. The Company flees by boat. Catspaw heads for Gedan.
May 18 Encounter with old
man of the tower (Thrasymachus in disguise) by the lake en route
to the Kjenfjord. Khare and Arden remain for several days talking
with the old man. Skyler, Brodan and the rest leave for the mountain
May 19 Battle on the glacier
pass with wolf riding gargun of the complex Ejatus.
May 20 Khare and Arden begin
travel along the Old Khuzdul Road and are overflown by the great
Wyrm, Ndarka. The Many legged serpent of Doom attacks Skyler and
Brodan. Abn A'harad is devoured.
June 1 Arrival at the shores
of Kjenfjord. Meeting with Tiersyes Greydale.
June 3 Travel across Fjord
by boat and meet Duranath at the Church of the Seven Mists.
June 4 Khare enters the Globe
Gate and spends a millennium with the Demon of the Globes.
June 6 Great battle with Soloran
and his men on the Isle of the Citadel. Catspaw arrives with the
Angysha. Soloran attempts the revival of the Demon of the Globes
but is slain by Tiersyes before completion of the ceremony. Soloran's
expedition is destroyed. Two of his ships are sunk, the remainder
are captured. Many Angysha and priests of Cuchlain Wheelwright
fall. Catspaw and Sleg's men are slain. Fodorin and Thracymachus
claim two of the three Globes and the other items of ritual. Brodan
claims the third as his own.
June 8-15 Ship journey to
June 16 Catspaw is buried
at Gedan and his sword and ring are given to the Angysha. Giller
joins the Company.
June 17-25 Travel to Lorkin.
June 27 Skyler leaves with
Sleg Rifnik to sail the high seas on board the Slinky Salmon.
July 1-11 Travel to Leriel
in disguise. The Company meets Shaepiro in the woods outside of
July 12-26 Rest in woods outside
of Leriel and decision is made to travel to Araka Kalai with Giller
as their guide. Riognach leaves the Company.
July 27 Shylocke encounters
Khare Pesed, Giller, Brodan, Arden Ford and Gwynedd on their way
to Araka-Kalai via Leriel by daybreak. Gwynedd betrays company
to mercenaries for the burning of Leriel. Battle in woods on outskirts
July 28 Company reaches Himod
and travels on the Pilgrim's Trail.
August 1 Battle with the Eaters
of Eyes. Shaepiro looses an eye.
August 3 Reach peaks of the
August 4 Giller (with the
rabdion) parts company, makes amends with Arden Ford (by sneaking
away and leaving a note) and leaves money enchanted with Giller's
August 6 Encounter Maltredder
on the road. Khare falls ill with the curse of Giller.
August 10 Exit the Ryashas
and enter the valley of the Wose, a stagnant, foul river in Misyn.
August 12 Enter Ochrynn. Arden
Ford harasses possible informants in town. Khare & Shylocke
free Duris Cot and examine the grave of Bahrmollock, finding eagles
talons. Duris Cot was a companion of Giller who came to Ochrynn
to steal the rabdion. Only Giller escapes, rabdion in hand.
August 13 Brodan discovered
as an Agrikan and the guard forces him to leave. Given passage
to Shiran by boat.
August 24 Enter Shiran. Partying
at the Rafters.
August 25 Brodan fights Jordal
the Ivinian. Jawbreaker and Ice-edge are lost. Marolar Nightshade
and Erithrian are employed by Shylocke to track down rumors of
Menedamus. Brodan leaves to train in Telen and presents the Agrikan
elders with the third globe.
September 3 Shylocke and Arden
visit Finlayston and discuss Theria of Norwin.
September 19 Erithrian discovers
Hikun camp is being rebuilt.
September 20 Khare leaves
to study in Paranan. Shylocke studies Bahrmollock's censer. Find
out about Twilight Shiran.
September 24 Shylocke visits
Menedamus' library and enters Twilight Shiran. Encounter with
the Spirits Uncountable.
September 25 Prepare to travel
to Kanday to visit a house that, according to Theria, housed Arden
Ford's father, Hoorak, before his departure to Kiraz.
October 1 Cross Kuzem bridge
and enter Kanday.
October 2 Arrive in Aleath.
Confront Giller in an inn about the whereabouts of the rabdion.
Arden Ford Kills him accidentally. Chase by city guard. Brodan
and Skyler break into Giller's house and recover the rabdion.
October 3 Ride to Cuton
October 4 Ride to Hebon
October 11 Encounter Fey Folk
in the Heath. Arden Ford meets Aranderiel and a friendship is
October 13 Search through
Hoorak Ford's shack and find map of entrances to Kiraz.
October 14 Sindarin return
and ghost ritual on the hill. Ride back to Paranan.
October 28 Company visits
Khare in Paranan. Discussion of events during upcoming winter.
Company rides to Menekai with Brodan to overthrow Broud Bandit-King.
November 4 Broud falls to
Brodan, High Priest of Menekai.
November 6 Arden Ford is introduced
to Selenia who rides with him throughout the winter.
winter of 724-725:
Brodan strives to rebuild
Menekai and prepares for war against the advancing Rethmi army.
Khare studies under Orbellas and teaches Selenia. Arden Ford sings
in the Moon and Flagon and takes long trips into the wilderness.
It is rumored he visits the elves and talks with Aranderiel. Shylocke
hones her duelling skills and talks with Khare. Marolar Nightshade
and Erithrian establish the Purple Ribbon. Shaepiro pledges his
sword to Nicander as a bodyguard.
March 5 Meeting at Rafters
Inn. Skyler Winterborne returns from the sea. Kytas Iltrin joins
the Company as Khare's apprentice. The Thardic Senate grants Kronas
the exceptional power of commanding two legions to deal with Menekai.
This represents the first step towards civil war.
March 6 Arden returns with
Selenia. The Company rides to Menekai.
March 8 Great Celebrations
in the halls of Menekai.
March 10 Battle for Menekai
is joined at midnight. Outer city is burned. Menekai Keep is besieged
by the Rethmi army. Skyler is separated from the main force of
Menekai and forms an ad-hoc Task Force Wimperhound and ambushes
small patrols in the outer city.
March 11 Skyler and the two
other elements of TFW reach Menekai Keep proper and safety.
March 14 Kronas' army begins
March 17 Army of Menekai sallies
forth. Khare's fireworks aid in breaking the siege.
March 18 Rethmi armies retreat.
March 19 Parlay with Kronas.
Brodan decides to leave for Kiraz.
April 2 The Company departs
for Kiraz: Shylocke, Skyler, Brodan, Khare, Kytas, Arden, Tanwynn,
Theria, Sleg, and The Greasy Kid.
April 23 Shylocke and Khare
encounter Aranderiel:"Seek the catacomb stair if it's power you
April 28 Approach the main
gates of Kiraz.
April 29 Morning at Kiraz.
Front gate is blocked. Khare scries for other entrance. The Company
finds mountain top entrance and enters Kiraz.
May 1 Khare triggers curse
of the Jumbling Bones. Breaking of the company. Skyler and Brodan
seek weapons to fight the creature and Skyler is wounded by a
trap. Sleg and the Kid wander off and are lost.
May 2 Find the Greasy Adolescent.
May 4 Rescue trapped Thardic
May 5 Khare's bane arrives.
Khare escapes using recall spells and flees Kiraz.
May 6 Explore the Sky or Night
Domes and find the scrying eye in the tower. Shylocke finds library
using recovered jewelled brooch. Enter the mines. Brodan, Skyler
and Arden are ambushed by gargun. Skyler is wounded a second time.
Gargun entrance to Kiraz discovered and sealed off.
May 7 Enter Torbis' room and
May 8 Discover the crypt of
the Alvis. Arden defeats the ghost of the Alvis with Fey magic.
The plundering of the Alvis. Shylocke determines the location
of the godstone and the catacomb stair.
May 9 Battle with gargun on
the second deep. Skyler is wounded a third time. Shylocke is slain.
Therea is poisoned.
May 10 Company decides to
flee Kiraz and return when better prepared. Flight to the Godstone.
Theria activates the stone and transports all to Buir Dom chased
by Khuzdul, twins, Sleg and the Greasy Adolescent. Therea dies
May 11 Skyler is healed by
Brodan in the Tower of the Winds. The Child is about.
May 13 Arden and Tanwynn take
their leave of the company. Skyler, Brodan and Kytas decide to
head to the Misyn. Battle with tribesmen. Brodan injured. Skyler
is wounded for his fourth and last time during the Kiraz expedition.
May 19 Crossing of the Anoth
with Brodan drugged.
May 26 Pass the summit of
the Ryashas. Gillamon Brownshroud is assigned with Locutus to
kill a merchant in Golotha.
May 27 Telvarin of Athul slain
in northern Harn.
May 29 The Company reaches
Misyn and Ochrynn. Dungeon Mules are christened Bob and Jeb. Secure
transport to west Banath shore by boat. Brownshroud returns to
Coranan and is paid by the Lia-Kavar.
June 3 The Company (Skyler,
Kytas and Brodan) meet the Dove on the shore of lake Banath. Dove
buys a cart to smuggle company to Menekai.
June 10 Kronas marches from
Menekai with a large detachment of troops.
June 16 Kronas' army arrives
south of Coranan. Panic in the streets as rumors spread of the
June 17 Return as heroes to
Menekai. Much celebration. Brodan ambushed by Demonic Shek-pvar.
June 18 Day of Planning. Brodan
holds a High Agrikan Mass.
June 19 The Dove steals the
rabdion from Brodan and says he is heading for Golotha (actually
rides for Coranan). Kronas goes in front of the senate and demands
further powers. Senate can give no decision during the first division.
Sirith of the Scrolls closes the border of Shiran provence. Duncanon
takes control of northern Coranan and the Free City Movement.
June 27 Senate to meet to
decide on Kronas' demands for more power. Brings many senators
to halls by force. The Senators vote no in the second division.
Rioting in Coranan. Kronas
fights his way out. Shaepiro pledges his sword to Duncanon who
drives the Red Guard from northern Coranan. The Red Guard fights
a holding action at the gates to the city.
July 5 Skyler and Kytas head
for Coranan. Coranan riots continue.
July 6 Coranan rioters seize
most of Coranan. The Red Guard abandons the docks and Kotros Square
to the mob.
July 7 The Pentacles escape
from Coranan. Red Guard besieged in Caer Kuseme. Skyler and Kytas
arrive in Coranan. Duncanon drives the Red Guard from the Chamber
of the Red Domes.
July 8 Free Armies of Coranan
attack Caer Coranan. Bridge is burned. The Great Purge. The Lia-Kavar,
the church of Naveh and the church of Morgath are burned down,
both Agrikan churches are forced to flee. The first wave of refugees
swarm to Coranan. Partying in the streets. Rumors of mutinies
among the Legions of Kronas abound. News of the battle of Geshtai
arrives. Uvetch, Coll and the brothers Winterborne enter the city.
The Dove meets and befriends Gillamon Brownshroud in the Stake.
Sirith's armies drive Kronas' army from the borders of Shiran
July 9 Caer Coranan falls.
July 10 Caer Kuseme besieged
by the free city. Partying continues in the Stake. Task Force
Winterborne is formed and inhabits the old Pamesani Games training
area. Legions of Coranan march to Geshtai. Kytas slain in the
army camp of Kronas through treachery of Khare.
July 12 The Dove, Locutus
and an intoxicated Skyler plunder of the Tombs of the Lia-Kavar.
Wizards meeting. Khare, Fodorin, Thracymachus, Duranath, Ibn Kora,
Marolar Nightshade and Erithrian meet at Kronas' army camp to
plot the fall of Sirith of the Scrolls. Brownshroud "convinces"
inhabitants of the noble houses on Achiva Street to flee the city.
The Kuseme 20 assault Caer Kuseme and are victorious.
July 13 Temple of Morgath
looted by the Dove. Khare, Thracymachus and Duranath attacked
in the Purple Ribbon by the Spirits Uncountable and flee. Legion
storms the establishment. Caer Kuseme falls. Victory at Geshtai.
July 14 Nicander leaves for
Kanday to ask for aid against Kronas.
July 15 Free Armies of Coranan
attacked by Kronas during their retreat. Task Force Winterborne
takes to the woods. Armies of Coranan and Geshtai arrive on the
west common. Sirith's armies invade Kom Province.
July 16 Outskirts of Coranan
Burned. Kronas' parlay is rejected. Battle on the river. Uvetch
and Shaepiro emerge as heroes.
July 17 Task Force Winterborne
takes a bridge and hits a large supply convoy south of Coranan.
Shaepiro leads cavalry charge from the free city. Kronas' troops
are temporarily scattered. Task Force Winterborne heads to the
Teb Marshes to find legionary rebels.
July 19 Task Force Winterborne
meets up with the rebels. The Dove leaves Coranan to catch up
with Task Force Winterborne.
July 20 Sirith's forces storm
Caer Paranan. Elements of Kom Legion are captured. Orbellas flees.
Barogar Turistas, Zelden Pesed and his wife are slain. Klodel
and Fegiz Pesed escape. Sirith's armies continue pursuit of Kom
July 21 Kronas assaults Coranan
and is repulsed with heavy casualties on both sides. Rebels in
the Teb Swamp prepare to counterattack the territorial headquarters.
Ezra the Meek sells the secret of the wall-tunnel to Kronas.
July 22 Second assault on
Coranan. Kronas' armies enter the city through the secret tunnel.
Battles in the streets as the City throws back the assault. Kronas'
armies lift the siege of Coranan. Erithrian and Marolar Nightshade
meet the mages in the ferret hole.
July 23 Erithrian arranges
transport with Banquo's Cousin.
July 24 Sirith is attacked.
Ibn Kora and Erithrian are slain. Sirith begins to bleed. Khare
kills Thrasymachus. Marolar Nightshade stays in Shiran to recover
Erithrian's body. Begins his week of murders. Khare, Fodorin and
Duranath flee on Banquo's Cousin. The Dove catches up with Task
Force Winterborne and Rebels in the marshes begin to march. The
Dove uses the Morgathian gem (Nadiri's Heart) to slay the enemy
army. Rebels reach the Salt Route by nightfall. Locutus, the Gargun
and the Goat-man leave Coranan for Golotha.
July 25 Banquo's Cousin runs
Kronas' blockade. Marolar Nightshade burns the Purple Ribbon as
a pyre to Erithrian. Establishes "The Senator's Second Home" next
July 26 The Dove and Brownshroud
study. The Dove hires Brownshroud to kill Brodan. Coranan cleans
up. Brownshroud pays Skyler for information on Brodan. Skyler
sends Nightshade payment for information on the Bandit Moot. Shaepiro
and Uvetch drive Kronas' armies away from Coranan. Lands in a
fifteen mile radius around Coranan are cleared.
July 27 Banquo's cousin rounds
Rouke Point. Battle with Fodorin. A coalition of ten ex- senators
take control in Shiran, proclaiming the "Second Shiran Republic."
July 30 Skyler, Task Force
Winterborne and Uvetch head out to free his boat from the vortex.
The Senate of Shiran begins to talk with Kronas' troops.
August 1 Shaepiro burns the
laws of Old Coranan. Nicander writes the Laws of the Free City
of Coranan. Shaepiro is elected as the first Steward of the Free
August 2 Shaepiro sends offers
of peace and trade to bordering kingdoms. The Kuseme 6 gather
to kill Kronas and to find the traitor of the wall-tunnel (Ezra).
Shaepiro offers a bounty for the Brothers Shylocke. Locutus, the
Gargun and the Goat-man arrive in Golotha and go to the Roost.
There they meet Lorna of Dahlen, an amorvin, who was a shek-pvar
in life and is now a priestess of Morgath.
August 3 Maltredder is slain.
August 6 Sirith bleeds to
death. Uvetch frees his boat from the vortex.
August 8 Skyler, the Dove,
Coll, Uvetch and Task Force Winterborne leave for Bandit moot
August 12 The Second Shiran
Republic forms a secret alliance with Kronas. Shiran sends troops
to aid Kronas in the war to the West.
August 13 Arden Ford, Tanwynn
and Brownshroud arrive at Menekai at different times during the
day: Arden and Tanwynn to steal the third globe and Brownshroud
to kill Brodan.
August 14 Infiltration of
Menekai begins. Battle between Arden and Brodan. Brodan is slain.
Tanwynn recovers the Black Globe and flees north. Arden rides
to Azadmere. Brownshroud escorts Tanwynn to safety and then heads
to Shiran to meet the Dove.
August 16 Task Force Winterborne
raid on the villa of Pinell of Tyl. The Dove kills his former
slaver. Clan Pesed meets. Rumors spread of the Kronas- Shiran
August 17 Task Force Winterborne
enters Shiran. Brownshroud enters Shiran.
August 18 Task Force Winterborne
heads for the Hefosia Highlands and the Isle of the King-making.
Boraxis Zabo arrives with Chalek the Hermit.
August 20 Peonians begin to
arrive from Kanday with medicines and supplies.
August 28 Day of the King-making.
Skyler's unconscious form is Kinged. The Coven of the Kom is formed.
It's members are primarily outcasts from the Shek- Pvar: Khare
Pesed, Pelos the Animist, Selenia Pesed, Chalek the Hermit, Balfor,
The Dove, Gillamon Brownshroud and Coll the Ivinian.
August 30 The Dove and Brownshroud
rescue Balfor from imprisonment by the Kom Legion.
September 4 Brodan's successor
to Menekai is overthrown. Shostim sends a replacement and takes
control of Menekai.
September 5 Skyler appoints
Marolar Nightshade chamberlain of the bandits for his absence.
Company leaves for Kiraz: Skyler, Khare, the Dove, Brownshroud,
Coll, Uvetch, and Boraxis Zabo. Along the way, much is learned
of the original Coven's past. Coll begins to have dreams of the
Shek- Pvar bounty hunters. Arden Ford is slain in Azadmere by
the Khuzdul King. The Earl of Tormau revolts against the king
of Rethem and marches on Ithaca. The King declares war, and Rethem
collapses into civil war.
September 8 Several Kuburin
tribes cross into Rethem, siding with the Earl of Tormau against
the king of Rethem.
September 15 Morgathian ambassidors
secretly arrive in Shostem and agree to support the king against
the earl, hoping to gain power for themselves.
September 25 The Order of
the Eight Demons and the Cohorts of Gashang of Themson Keep rejoin
the Order of Herpa the Mace. The Order of the Copper Hook, its
ranks swelling, begins its pillaging spree in Tharda.
September 27 Company Reaches
Kiraz and are sighted by gargun.
September 28 Enter Kiraz.
Skyler leads company to the Sky/Night Dome in the Third City.
September 29 Decision is made
to make permanent camp in City One West.
October 8 The Agrikan orders
in Shiran usurp the Second Senate. Two of the senators are slain
outright, the rest flee. The Temple of Larani fights back. Bloodshed
in the streets of Shiran. Herpa the Mace rises in Telen but is
defeated by Kronas' fragmenting army. Herpa the Mace rises in
Moleryn is crushed by a coalition of the legion and temple of
Larani. Company of the Copper Hook assaults Geshtai with the Eight
Demons. Geshtai falls later in the day.
October 11 Shaepiro, Steward
of the Free City of Coranan, sends an envoy to Marolar Nightshade,
Chamberlain of the Hefosia Bandits, offering a letter of marque
against the Agrikans. Marolar accepts and begins to implement
new raiding guidelines for the bandits. At this time, the remnants
of the Shiran sect of the Halean church, independent and guilded
thieves including the Grey Mistress of the Lia-Kavar begin arriving
to the bandit camp at the Hall of the Mangy Fox.
October 12 The Order of the
Octagonal Pit and the Order of the Eight Demons acquire total
control of Shiran. 8 Senators are impaled before the gates, the
two remaining flee into the unknown. A high agrikan mass is held,
the fires rise high into the night.
October 20 Cestor falls to
October 24 Hediro falls to
October 30 Firis falls to
the Agrikans. Grilly the knife, chief of the independent thieves
of Shiran, dies trying to assassinate the Grey Mistress. Rumors
persist that he was backed by the Chamberlain.
November 11 Agrikans complete
their control of Gerium province. Kronas' Legions cannot retreat
effectively due to the poor weather and the fact that Coranan
still holds out. The Agrikians have garrisoned Fobin, Geshtai,
Ostenor and have beseiged Imrium, though it still resists.
November 12 600 retreating
legionaries ally themselves with Coranan. All the remaining legions
are destroyed or captured. The Agrikans beseige Menekod, the heagquarters
of the Checkered shield.
November 21 The Kuseme 5 meet
at an inn inb Telen and make plans to assassinate Kronas.
November 26 Kronas is slain
in Telen by one of the Kuseme 5 posing as a barber.
November 29 The Kuseme 4 arrive
in Coranan. Shaepiro sends envoys to Telen for treaty talks.
November 30 November is known
as the month of the bleeding pines due to the Grey Mistress' actions
to purge the guild of Shiran of all non-desirables. The Guild
Mistress confronts Marolar, and negotiations ensue over the illicit
activities involving Shiran. The Grey Mistress returns to Shiran
to establish her "Iron Guild" backed in part by Marolar Nightshade.
December 5 D. Licentious Horbilis
is sent to Telen to make a military alliance with Clan Nordaka.
3 of the Kuseme 4 are sent after the V'hir. 1 is sent after Astvadaj
in Moleryn. Kobart Nordaka goes to rule in Moleryn.
December 14 The Triumverate
is formed: Shaepiro of Coranan (Coranan), Amerak of Nordaka (Telen),
and Kobart of Nordaka (Moleryn) agree to a joint defense against
the Agrikans. The Salt Route is opened to the Free City.
December 20-30 3 of the Kuseme
4 go after the V'hir. All are slain and one V'hir is killed.
Rethem remains locked in civil
war against the Earl of Tormau, but winter has made mass troop
movements impossible. The Retrhem/Kanday borders remain stalemated
between troops of Agrik and Larani. The Triumverate of Coranan,
Telen and Moleryn continues to hold off Agrikan troops. Coranan's
population swells from incoming refugees. Food shortages are a
problem, and disease and starvation take their tolls. In Shiran,
Agrik is in total control and high masses are held with many burnings.
The Coven of the Kom spend
its time preparing in individual ways to survive the hunt of the
Shek- pvar. Skyler and other non-mages spend time exploring and
mapping the upper halls of Kiraz.
January 13 Both Brothers Shylocke
are killed on the streets of Telen by the Kuseme 1 sent by Shaepiro.
January 18 The Coven is attacked
March 24 In a foraging expedition
to the surface, Skyler meets and befriends Ninueh the Moor-Sindari
May 19 Brownshroud becomes
a grey mage. Khare, Brownshroud and others begin to study Dragon
June 1 Armies of the Free
City of Coranan march towards Geshtai.
June 3 The army of the Free
City reaches the keep of Noru and lays seige to
the Agrikan knights there.
June 5 The gates of Noru are
smashed and the Agrikans are destroyed.
June 6 The army of the Free
City arrives at the Imris bridge aand frees it from Agrikan holds
in a surprise attack. Shaepiro also sends word to the Chamberlain
in the Hefosias to attack Imrium.
June 7 The New Coranan Legion
and a few knights of the Checkered Shield led by Shaepiro cross
the Imris and do battle with the Agrikans. After a bloody battle,
Shaepiro emerges victorious. The seige of Geshtai begins.
June 10 Shaepiro's messenger
reaches Marolar Nightshade, who agrees to attack Imrium on the
condition that it will remain in bandit control after its liberation.
June 20 130 bandits assemble
in the Hall of the Mangy Fox to attack Imrium.
June 26 Marolar's bandit force
arrive at Imrium Keep in early dawn. A battle of thieves against
Agrikans ensues, with the thieves initially gaining the upper
hand. After a bloody battle in the great hall, the Agrikans are
overcome, and the bandits loot the castle.
July 1 Ull "Al" Penchokas,
a miner's guild official, is established in Imrium with strong
resistance from the citizens. In a panic at the "demonic strength
of the Bandit King," Ull offers a large cut of the Hikun-Iracu
mining scam profits to Marolar for "protection."
July 3 Marolar Nightshade
returns to the Hall of the Mangy Fox to be challenged by an alliance
of rival bandit lords to rightful kingship. A kingmaking is called.
Marolar makes a deal with the Grey Mistress for her best warriors.
July 7 The day of the Kingmaking.
Marolar and his Lia-Kavar allies does battle with the bandit lords.
Only Marolar is left standing to be crowned king.
the summer of 726, the Agrikans of Shiran provence
strike south, beseiging Telen and capturing much territory.
September 30 The Coven decides
to end the training and leave Kiraz. A decision is made to explore
the lower halls and deeps first.
October 1 The Chasm Stair
is discovered and followed to the bottom. The Dove finds Zerien
the Khuzdul's cave home.
October 2 The Wyrm NDarka
is seen asleep at the bottom of the Uthel. Skyler awakens it while
trying to etch his name onto the wall containing the Lineage of
the Dwarven Kings. Khare and Uvetch escape by divine intervention
and are flung from Kiraz. Coll is caught and given a condition
for sparing his life. Coll attacks Skyler and gets beat up.
October 3 The Company flees
away from the dragon further underground to the Underdeeps. The
Halls of Unien are found. Skyler is slain by a trap while plundering
his tomb, and is revived by Ninueh. Skyler pledges his life to
Ilvir and begins his life debt to Ninueh. Khare appears in Kustan
by the hands of Naveh.
October 4 Travel along the
Silver Way. Those who remained behind (Balfor, Chalek, Pelos and
Selenia) are attacked unawares by the seven Shek-pvar. Balfor
escapes into the deeps. Pelos and Selenia are saved by her wolfhound
and escape with Tefira who declares himself renegade. Chalek is
slain but his body is flung into the Uthel. Balfor flees deep
into the deeps of Kiraz.
October 5 Pelos and Selenia
escape Kiraz accompanied by Tefira.
October 9 Khare summons an
ice demon at Kustan- The demon kills the remnants of the Shek-pvar
bounty hunters, Trozen the Bald and Nikolai, though the demon
is slain in the process.
October 10 Khare locates Pelos
and Selenia and travels back to Kiraz.
October 12 The Company reaches
the Mines of Azora and reach the surface outside of Kiraz.
October 13 Brownshroud returns
to Kiraz for the others. Finds Pelos, Selenia, Khare and Tefira.
Pelos, Khare and Selenia leave the Coven. Tefiras joins and returns
October 14 Remnants of the
Coven of the Kom arrive at Ochrym. Celebration of Araksin.
October 15 Brownshroud, the
Dove, Skyler and Boraxis walk the serpent's tongue. All make it
to the fifth gate in the tower over Iracu except Skyler who makes
it to the third gate. Brownshroud and the Dove decide to spend
the next two weeks in the tower, learning incantations, communing
with the Brooding One, playind recorder music in the early morning
mist, and repairing the mural in Ilvir's tower.
October 16 Coll interrogates
Tefiras with the Dragon Charm. Tefiras reveals that he is a plant
and a spy of the Shek-pvar. The Dove, Coll and Brownshroud introduce
him to the Ivashu pens and he is picked apart and torn to ribbons.
October 17 Khare, Pelos and
Selenia arrive in Kiraz and rescue Balfor.
October 18 Khare, Pelos, Balfor
and Selenia begin their journey to Golotha.
November 2 Skyler Winterborne,
Ninueh and Boraxis leave for Shiran by barge with the intent of
forming a mercenary force of elite caliber.
November 6 Brownshroud, Coll,
and the Dove leave Ochrym for Orbaal. Skyler and company reach
Shiran and descover the wasteland that it has become at the hands
of the Agrikans. They encounter the Dragon begging at a corner.
Skyler is hassled by Agrikan watchmen at the door of the Rafters,
and Ninueh slays one with bowfire. Skyler and Co. go into hiding
and Skyler decides to aid the underground in its war on the Agrikans.
Agrikans assault the Dragon's hideout later that night. Ninueh
and Skyler flee into the sewers. The Dragon loiters at the door
and is taken prisoner. Taran The Tentmaker and Boraxis flee into
the sewers but wander into an old Morgathian crypt, persued by
Agrikans. Skyler and Ninueh flee deeper into the sewers and Skyler
impales himself on a rock and subsequently bleeds to death. Ninueh
revives him a second time. Skyler begins his plot to rid Shiran
of the Agrikans and take control of the Rafters Inn and the Shiran
November 7 Brownshroud, Coll
and the Dove reach Gwaerin with use of the windwalking spells.
In Shiran, Ninueh and Skyler flee from Agrikans and are reunited
with Boraxis. Taran the Tentmaker, having looted a diamond from
the crypt, joins the Temple of Halea and lives happily ever after.
Skyler recuperates from his wounds with the old man of the undercut.
Ninueh begins to befriend the Spirits Uncountable for an assault
on Caer Shira. Boraxis has weapons comissioned.
November 8 Reach Leriel. Brownshroud
spends remainder of afternoon with _______, his former master
Shek-pvar. Khare, Pelos and Selenia pass by Menekai at nightfall.
November 9 Depart for Lorkin.
November 16 The Dragon makes
his escape from the Agrikan slave pits and is met by Erithrian.
November 17 Arrive in Lorkin.
The same day, Pelos and Selenia are attacked again by the Shek-pvar.
The She-wolf slays Okhor the Savyorin (by Nur Halage) but is herself
November 18 Loc Hilts surfaces
in Shiran as Harlan, who begins a campaign to become a District
Senator. He hires a man to hire several individuals to plant drugs
on a campaign rival. The three individuals are _________ a con
artist, _________ a drug addict, and Previn Kurdt an ex-cityguard
turned locksmith (the infamous Chair Boy). Previn and Co. manage
to plant the drugs thanks to Previn's incredible skills, but Previn
ends up reinlisting with the City Watch after falling through
the roof of a guardhouse and breaking his leg.
November 19 Khare, Pelos and
Selenia arrive in Golotha, and go to the Roost. In Shiran, Skyler,
Boraxis and Ninueh attempt to recover Skyler's lost gear from
the thief Mundane, but Skyler blows it and Ninueh and Boraxis
leave him to fend for himself. In the subsequent chase, Skyler
flees across the city and accidently encounters the remnants of
the Lia-Kavar who have gone into hiding in the sewers beneath
November 20 Feeling betrayed
by his only "friends" Skyler leaves in disgust and heads for the
Hefosias (accompanied by Boraxis for Skyler's "Protection") to
recruit an army from the Chamberlain, Marolar Nightshade.
November 21 Ninueh and the
Dragon, accompanied by Shiran thieves and several Spirits Uncountable,
infiltrate Caer Shira and assassinate the leader of the Agrikan
faction in Shiran, but in the ensuing flight out of the complex
end up battling several Agrikan knights. All but five of the thieves
are killed and the Dragon and Ninueh manage to escape after killing
many knights with poison. Ninueh falls from the tower in his flight
from the agrikans and fractures his leg, giving him a limp for
the rest of his days.
November 24 The travellers
Brownshroud, Coll and the Dove arrive in Gedan and speak with
Efazian of the Angeisha. Ninueh begins to stir up the Shiran Independent
Thieves in a movement to oust the Agrikans.
November 25 Angeisha blindfold
the travellers and lead them to a secret outpost of the jarin
rebellion. Brownshroud has bitter talk with his brother, Haldar
and leaves in anger and sorrow. Efazian leads travellers to the
isle of Caraba home to clan Ekkard.
November 26 Skyler and Boraxis
reach the Bandit camp and Boraxis blows the head off a sentry
of the Grey Mistress with his pistol. The duo reach MArolar Nightshade
and descover the Grey Mistress' desire to rid Shiran of all Independents.
Skyler, Boraxis and Marolar begin their plottings to overthrow
the armies of the Grey MIstress, the remaining Shiran Senators,
the Agrikans and Marolar's own bandit horde.
November 27 Coll is reunited
with his family and eventually the travellers depart for Merby
and is attacked by Sherwin ships. Brownshroud invokes his newly
acquired talent and ignites the enemy warship in a firey pyre
on the high seas.
November 29 Travellers arrive
in Merby and are rteunited with Uvetch Ushkanos, sailor extraordinaire
on his ship, the Scourge of Eels. Days of rejoicing ensue.
December 4 The Travellers
(Brownshroud, the Dove, Coll and Uvetch) set sail for the foreign
shores of Lythia.
Ends The Book of the North
Original Orbaal Campaign)
December 5 I, Gillamon Brownshroud,
have taken it upon myself to continue the Account of Years during
our explorations of Lythia, and will mark this page as the beginning
of a new life, free from the immediate dangers of the renegade
hunters of the Shek-pvar.
December 12 Still at sea on
board the Scourge of Eels. Plagued the whole way by rough winter
storms. Uvetch calls Sarajin's aid to calm the storms and delivr
us safely to Ilby.
December 13 The remains of
the Scourge of Eels and its exhausted crew arrive at ________
and repair the Boat.
December 14 Head back out
to sea. Rough weather plagues the voyage. Muster of the Grey Mistress'
Bandit Army. Skyler, Boraxis and Members of TFW flee to Shiran
ahead of the Army to warn the Agrikans of the coming army and
the Independent Thieves of Shiran to hide while the battle rages.
The plan here is an attempt to have all the armies destroy themselves
so the Independents can keep the city for themselves.
December 17 Reach the shores
of Ilby. Resupply and repair boat.
December 22 Lookout spots
land (Kyriheim). Spend the next several days skirting the reefs
and looking for a suitable beach to land. Skyler and Co. reach
Shiran and warn Ninueh and the Haleans about the approaching armies
of the Grey Mistress and the Mangai. Shiran thieves go underground.
December 24 Wake up in the
Clanhouse of Mulder. Decide to speak to the Oracle. Brounshroud
speaks of his feud with his brother, Dove speaks of Dragon Magics,
Uvetch learns of the path to priesthood of Sarajin, and Coll descovers
the secret of the curse of Sarajin. Brounshroud spend the night
in the freezing outdoors in a purification ritual to Ilvir. Arrives
the next morning half frozen.
December 26 Depart Kyriheim,
setting sail for Lokis.
December 27 Arrive in Lokis
and repair and reprovision. While there the sailors hear the rumors
of Maruchom, andd of it containing fabled wealth.
January 1 Shaepiro's Stewardship
ends. Elements of TFW leave Shiran to warn Marolar's approaching
bandit army about the battles to come. Marolar manages to keep
his forces out of the fracas.
January 2 Battle of the Five
Armies. The Armiy of the Grey Mistress engages the Agrikans. The
Army of the Mangai arrive and flush out the Agrikans. Marolars
army arrives later in the day, unchallenged. Marolar, Boraxis,
Ninueh and elements of TFW enter Twilight Shiran to slay the Grey
Mistress. Duel between the Grey Mistress and Marolar Nightshade
in the Master Thieves Arena. The Grey Mistress is slain. Marolar
resists the poison and posession attempts of the Master Thieves
and returns to Shiran in a coma 6 days later.
January 3 Lia Kavar of Shiran
is overthrown by Marolar's army and TFW, led by Skyler who is
wounded in the knee. The Guild House is plundered, though the
tombs of the master thieves are untouched.
January 4 Set sail for Maruchom.
Arrive and decide it would be fatal to remain in the winter storms.
Sail for Taarenlund (Ivinia) instead. Skyler takes over ownership
of the Moon 'n' Flagon in Shiran. _______ takes posession of the
Rafters. Skyler, Boraxis and Ninueh ride to Coranan.
January 5 The Scourge of Eels
crashes on the beach of Taarenlund.
January 8 Marolar Nightshade
returns from Twilight Shiran in a coma but is later revived.
January 11 Skyler and Co.
reach Coranan. Skyler buys off the Shek Pvar with a gift of a
Mithril Skull, looted from the Khuzdul tombs. Ninueh, Shaepiro
and Boraxisd book passage on board the Banquo's Cousin to Cherafir,
but party in the Steak for the next week.
January 18 Skyler returns
to Shiran laden with the Adventurer's Gifts. Ninueh, Boraxis and
Shaepiro leave for Golotha, en route to Cherafir, and eventually
Lythia. All three with revenge on their minds.
January 25 Skyler returns
to Shiran and runs the Moon 'n' Flagon. Marolar winters in Shiran
with his bandits and TFW, and returns to the Hefosias in the spring,
taking up residence in a manor house in the hefosias.
During the next several months,
the crew of the Scourge of Eels wait out the rough north sea weather
until it passes, sometime in mid april. Brownshroud, the Dove,
Coll and Uvetch remain with the Ivinians feeling safe that the
Shek-pvar couldn't have followed them through the horrible weather.
All spend the next several months among the Ivinians, learning
their language and culture. Brownshroud spends time with Braanwen,
the Clanhead's daughter, whom he tells the secret of their flight
from the Shek-Pvar. Braanwen expresses her whish to accompany
the travellers after hearing Brownshroud's tale.
April 7 Coll, Uvetch, Brownshroud
and the Dove return to their voyage. They manage the escape of
Braanwen by having her "fall in love" with Coll, and upon departure
he spurns her love and she flings herself into the Fjord, secretly
protected by Coll's waterbreathing spell.
April 14 Arrive on the Ivinia
mainland in Valaheim. Uvetch volunteers to fight a battle in Froyaheim
against the Dagen of Ibon Vaal, but Brownshroud, sick of the whole
mess, eliminates the entire enemy army and its attendant Agrikan
Knights with several walls of fire, tipping off the persuing Shek-Pvar
that the adventurers are headed for Lythia.
April 15 The Serpent's Tooth
departs Froyeheim through the Leimenfjord. In the evening, Uvetch
ordsers his men to burn the crops of Vallenheim as a parting shot.
Brownshroud burns their navy.
April 16 The Serpent's Tooth
runs the straits at Pelyn and manages to eventually evade persuit.
April 21 A storm at sea causes
some damage to the longship. Spend the night in the Harbaleese
village of Saliam on Mefbe Island. Spend the next week repairing
the damage to the Serpent's Tooth.
April 29 The Serpent's Tooth
May 1 Spot and plunder part
of a Nevik convoy. Rich cargo of skins recovered. Sail through
Pedon Bay to Kereon - Gargu Hyeka trading colony, and are well
received by the populace. The travellers learn that the whole
region knows of Brownshroud's antics during the battle of Froyeheim.
Uvetch spends the night in the lord's castle and learns also that
Dagen is angered about the destruction of his knights at Froyeheim.
May 6 The Serpent's Tooth
pulls into the harbor of Chelemby.
May 7 Shaepiro, Ninueh and
Boraxis leave Cherafir for Chelemby.
May 14 Shaepiro, Ninueh and
Boraxis arrive in Chelemby, Lythia.