Eldemy 2

Pre-Session 2

Player specific information regarding Session 2

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Session 1
Arrival at the Well of Creation

The session begins with a vision. Each PC sees the massacre of Tura Bend from the point of view of a different inhabitant of the hamlet. Conspirator Vost arrives in Tura Bend, while a band of Drow warriors surround the town. The inhabitants are systematically killed, except for one girl, who escapes, and another girl who is to be sacrificed.

The party awakens atop a mountain, with a view of the Realm of Creation. They follow a path down the mountain and through a wooded valley, where they are beset by an Ettin who was paid to stop anyone from coming down the valley by Vost.

The party subdues the Ettin, discovers who paid him and convince him to alert them (by smoke signals) if anyone else comes down the valley.

The party arrives in Tura Bend and discovers the hamlet is burned to the ground. A dark ritual has been performed (using one of the surviving girls). There is evidence that a large creature was summoned from a magic circle during the ceremony.

They pick up the tracks of the other surviving girl, who is heading East toward Gloryglen. They follow the tracks, avoid a carnivorous plant trap and meet a crazy man who is plowing an enormous field, waiting for the return of the “rain maker.”

They follow the tracks to a tower. The tower is owned by Albright Birdstaff. The find the girl inside, safe, fed and enjoying a cup of tea. Albright explains the mad plowman is an angel of the fallen god Decree.

The party decides to go back to Tura Bend and follow the strange tracks that emerged from the magic circle. They followed the tracks coreward and discovered a human-sized demon, along with the drow warriors, building some kind of craft. They were quickly dispatched and the party tortured and interrogated the two surviving drow.

The drow told them the following

  • The drow were assisting the demon in building the craft so he could travel to the bottom of the well of creation to open some kind of door.
  • The Conspirator Vost (who was not present) had mentioned two co-conspirators: one was a drow named Zarin. The other was unnamed but believed to be a shape shifter living in Gloryglen.

As the party packed up to leave, the heard a loud horn and saw a vessel emerge from the Well of Creation. Atop the vessel were 4 or 5 people and a large white figure stood at the bowsprit.

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Introduction-The Story So Far
storysofar

What follows is a brief timeline of the Eldemy Campaign so far.

  • Party is awoken to the sound of a huge explosion as the main Temple to Bahamut is destroyed in the center of Eldemy the City.
  • Party discovers that a dark conspiracy (made up of demon worshipers) is behind the explosion, and that the explosion was a failed attempt to bring the great demon lords into the natural world.
  • Through the course of several sessions the party discovers several members of the conspiracy and eventually find their secret meeting place in the Shadowfell.
  • They discover that one of the Duke’s trusted viziers is a member of the conspiracy when the party arrives at the secret meeting place. The conspirator is vanquished (with the Duke’s assistance).
  • While in the Shadowfell, the party stumbles upon Truk, an exiled Fomorian chieftain. He tells the party that he wishes to return to the feydark to take back his rightful place, but needs assistance.
  • The party then follows the Duke North, when a descendant of the long-dead emperor returns to Eldemy. They establish a duchy in the North.
  • They discover an ancient temple with religious symbols no one knows. The marking provide them with a direction and they proceed into the great desert.
  • In the desert the party discovers the Temple to Decree, the dead god.
  • Through a combination of temple writings and the account of Veridin’s vision of Bahamut, the party discovers that Decree was the leader of the gods and was killed by three primordial demons.
  • The also learn that nature itself rose up against both the primordials and the gods and banished them all from the natural world.
  • An enchantment is placed upon the primordials, the gods and the natural world: “Neither may enter here lest the other walks the natural world.”
  • Soon after, the party takes the Weapons of Decree and gives them to Truk the Fomorian.
  • The party then travels across the desert to the Temple of the Baneroot, where the conspirators congregate.
  • Along the way, they see that the Temple to Decree has been beset by Slaad and they are excavating the temple and removing the obsidian crypt of Decree.
  • The party finds the Temple of the Baneroot and travels into the Chaos to discover to stop the plot.
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