Turn 90 The ransom
Thoros goes to open the chest...and nothing happens. "What trick is this!" he says obviously quite
agitated. Arylin looks over to Thoros and says calmly, "Thoros, if
you come here, I will show you how the chest can be open." Lowering her voice
she continues, "I am certain that you would not want any of your men
to learn the secret."
Arylin whipsers the secret to Thoros and Baldwin is brought forward.
Baldwin grasps the lock, and it automatically opens at his touch.
Thoros pushes Baldwin aside and grasps the lid. With pure greed in
pulls the lid open. Suddenly, the greed is replaced by puzzlement.
abruptly, anger in every plane of his face. Livid with rage,
chest over, spilling thousands of coins on the ground...
Coins made of worthless lead and iron! The treasure is fake!!
Reynald seems to have betrayed you and abandoned his son. Thoros shouts at you,
"Where is the REAL money? What do you do with it!? THIEVES!!" Thoros pulls his sword
and advances on Arilyn.
As Thoros advances on Arilyn before she has a chance to draw her
she recieves a wicked slice to her arm rendering it completely
What stopped the blade from decapitating her? The sneaky little
Keldar reappears from invisibility right behind Thoros, and stabd
the back, wherein he falls to the ground gasping and watching his
lifeblood drain away. Wulfgar flies several arrows, but it's hard
tell if they were hits or misses as the bandits on the wall
fire back. Jahl flies a bolt, misses and losses another one as
comes to his side and together they take down 3 of the bandits on
wall. Barbaxle pulls reggie onto his horse, (taxing several
the weight while doing so) and blocks the gate so no one can leave
this direction. Cole waves his hands madly in the air, chanting
something you cant quite catch, and bright blinding lights appear
the heads of each of the bandits. Once your vision adjusts, you'll
perfect targets. For his efforts, Cole falls from his horse
but his spell lives on. Gareth heads for Arilyn and Baldwin just
Thoros slumps to the ground, and unable to stop in time, Emporer
tramples the bandit squishing what life remained from his body,
halting a few feet away. Baldwin in the confusion seems to be
or at the least out of site.
There are still 7 archers on the wall, and 12 men on the ground
loosed and reloading. The only party member currently injured is
While Gareth dismounts and quickly gives Arilyn the life saving
Keldar searches for and finds Baldwin by a crumbled tower, and
back towards the gate and the only cover availible. Jahl, Vincas
Wulfgar let arrows and bolts fly at the perfect targets Cole
with his spell before falling prey to unconsciousness. With the
archers falling left and right, the men on the ground look
someone shouts retreat causing all men still on the ground to take
running towards the back of the building and
out of your line of vision. Caoimhin goes to Cole's side, but
means of reviving him, as Cole slumbers blissfully unaware.