The Happy Muggers

Clearing Kerak Lode

Fighting the Mad Queen who ran the mine

  • Talk to the nymph
    • her tree is dying; they killed it
    • there is only death
    • “she” took me from the forest far from here and brought me
    • nihilism, sadness, etc
    • “you are dying, but shouldn’t you spend your last hours seeking vengeance against those who did this to you?”
    • she gives us a key
  • Short rest, and then through the door
    • two gorillas, four eladrin archers, an eladrin with a sword and shield, and Kantiago, an illusionist gnome
    • kill them! kill them all for the Queen!” says the fey knight, and then marks Tortolla
    • bonzo the chimp runs up and critically hits D’cafnaet’d, knocks him prone and shifts away
    • Ted the chimp runs up, hits Edrick, knocks him prone, and shifts away
    • Tortolla Haunting Spirits the fey knight
    • D’cafnaet’d stands up, shoots the fey knight
    • Kantiago shoots a blast of light and Leeloo, D’cafnaet’d, and Tortolla
    • Leeloo Eldritch Rains the fey knight and Ted. The fey knight is bloodied
    • Montiago Dillermo misses an archer
    • an archer hits Leeloo and pushes her
    • an archer hits Montiago Dillermo
    • an archer misses Tortolla
    • an archer hits Tortolla
    • Edrick stands up, takes an opportunity attack (which misses) to position, burns an action point and misses with Grasping Winds
    • the fey knight turns and hits Edrick, then Fey Steps into the middle of the rest of the crowd
    • the chimps run in and hit Leeloo and Montiago Dillermo prone
    • Tortolla calls the Spirit of the Healing Flood; an archer dies; the chimps and the fey knight are hit
    • D’cafnaet’d flanks the fey knight, hits her, and then burns an action point to hit her again, and she dies
    • Kantiago hits D’cafnaet’d and Tortolla and makes himself invisible to them
    • Leeloo shoots Bonzo
    • Montiago Dillermo immobilizes Bonzo with Mirror Maze
    • two archers miss Edrick
    • an archer misses Tortolla
    • Edrick thundering strikes Bonzo, dazing him and pushing him away. He is bloodied
    • Bonzo can do nothing
    • Ted runs over and misses Edrick, then shifts over to Tortolla
    • Tortolla hits Ted, then burns an action point to bramble ally Ted and slow Ted and Kantiago
    • D’cafnaet’d Tumbles over to Bonzo and hits him
    • Kantiago mocks Montiago Dillermo, disappears, and reappears in three places. All three of him then lob an illusion at Tortolla and Montiago Dillermo.
    • Leeloo Eldritch Blasts Bonzo, who dies
    • Montiago Dillermo disperses one of the illusory Kantiagos, hurts Ted
    • an archer hits Tortolla
    • an archer missed D’cafnaet’d
    • Edrick uses his Form of Mountain Thundering attack, disperses an illusion, hits Ted
    • Ted misses Edrick, shifts away a bit
    • Tortolla Spring Renewal Strikes Ted, who dies
    • D’cafnaet’d Darkfires Kantiago and then dazing strikes him, and then low slashes him
    • Kantiago misses Tortolla and Montiago Dillermo
    • Leeloo shoots an archer, critically hits, and he dies. Then she sees the door out is all corrupted by an extra planar somethingorother
    • Montiago Dillermo shoots an archer, critically hits, and he dies
    • Edrick misses Kantiago
    • Tortolla Haunting Spirits Kantiago
    • D’cafnaet’d flanks Kantiago, who Goes Down
      Montiago Dillermo steps over and gloats over Kantiago, then kills him
  • The door is being corrupted by some elemental corruption
    • the mine is still beyond, but somewhere inside is the source of this leakage
    • we venture forth
  • The room inside is a disaster
    • things crumbling
    • energy tumbling from above into the center of the room
    • a beautiful woman is inside
      • pointed ears
      • pale white
      • she calls Leeloo “the daughter of the traitor”
      • when asked by Leeloo, the woman identifies herself as “Shephatiah”
        • fey lord, low ranking
        • not a part of the winter court; she’s unpredictable
        • insane even by fey standards
      • Leeloo tries to find out about her father, but Shephatiah is not forthcoming: “what have you done to earn that?”
    • Edrick: “share with me, one royal to another”
    • “he’s a theif; he stole from me, said he’d return it, and never did”
    • he stole “the stories; all that will be and all that was”
    • she flies into a rage!
    • Leeloo and Tortolla get an odd feeling of understanding between them
      • she smiles really wide
      • Tortolla uses insight; there’s a connection
      • Leeloo uses arcana; there’s a magical link between them
    • she hits Tortolla and Leeloo takes the same damage
    • she hits Edrick and slides him
    • Leeloo uses the Curse of the Dark Dream, slides her into the pit of chaos, but it swirls around her instead of hurting her
    • Montiago Dillermo misses
    • D’cafnaet’d shoots her
    • Tortolla uses a bramble ally to slow her, then burns an action point to call the wind of pain of succor
    • she misses Leeloo, then misses Tortolla
    • Leeloo misses with Witchfire, Sacrifices to Caiphon, burns an action point to try again and hits
    • Montiago Dillermo Phantom Bolts her and slides her into the battle standard’s area
    • Edrick pulls her toward the standard, then thorn strikes her to pull her even closes
    • Tortolla heals Leeloo, then gives D’cafnaet’d combat advantage
    • D’cafnaet’d stabs her and dazed her
    • she goes into full defense
    • Leeloo uses her rod to teleport the queen into flank, then dazing strikes her
    • Montiago Dillermo uses visions of avarice to pull her again. This sets up a honeypot with the standard that’s very hard to get out of
    • Edrick thorn strikes her, and critically hits her. She is bloodied, and the room shifts to light on one side and dark on the other, and she appears on both sides, one solid white and one solid black. Montiago Dillermo and Edrick start feeling each other (and sharing damage)
    • D’cafnaet’d Darkfires the white version, then sly flourishes to hit her
    • the white version hits Edrick, then slides D’cafnaet’d into the muck, which transforms into flame
    • the black version runs over to Montiago Dillermo, hits Edrick (and reflexively hits Montiago Dillermo)
    • Leeloo hits the white version
    • Montiago Dillermo sustains his visions of avarice, which pulls the black version into the honeypot, then saves against his ongoing damage (but is still dazed)
    • Edrick fails to save against ongoing damage, the broach gives a reroll, but that fails, too. Then he gets his second wind, and stops his daze and his ongoing damage
    • Tortolla Spring Renewal Strikes the black version, critically hits, and then heals Leeloo and Montiago Dillermo
    • D’cafnaet’d runs up to the white version and stabs her with a sly flourish
    • the white version moves away from D’cafnaet’d, then critically hits Leeloo, then burns an action point to miss Leeloo
    • the black version hits Edrick, then shifts, then misses Edrick
    • Leeloo hits the white version
    • Montiago Dillermo pulls the black version to the visions, then burns an action point to run away
    • Edrick dazed the black version
    • Tortolla heals himself, then Haunting Spirits the white version
    • D’cafnaet’d misses the white version with bat aside, then low slashes with his acid dagger
    • the black version misses Edrick
    • the white version hits Tortolla (and therefore Leeloo), then hits Edrick (and therefore Montiago Dillermo)
    • Leeloo Eldritch Blasts the white version
    • Montiago Dillermo pulls her to the visions, then fails his save vs daze
    • Edrick hits the black version, and she Goes Down.
  • Leeloo goes and threatens her
    • what do you know about my father
    • he pledged 100 years of service (about 4 years ago)
    • she doesn’t know where he went, but he “took my stories”
    • Montiago Dillermo asks: “you made stories, right.”
    • she’s been in this mine for a long time, and the mine is now worthless
    • she can’t remember the feywild, she can’t go home without her stories
    • a Cloud of Darkness, and she is dead
  • In the mine
    • a dead Tarque and a dead dragon

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