Turn 91 Making camp
Following the retreat of the bandits you wisely decide to retreat yourselves.
Scooping up a handful of coins as proof, Gareth orders the retreat. You ride out with Baldwin, and several miles away you leave the path
and enter a small forested area to make camp and take stock of your situation.
Wulfgar collects some sticks and returns to the campsite, he
make a safe fire that cannot spread. Then quickly builds a
pulls a few pieces of meat out of his saddlebags he quickly mounts
the rack and starts them cooking. "Has anyone got a small cooking
borrow?" He looks up at the others "Well don't just stand there
campsite or do something!" He rises and walks to Arilyn and
leads her to a soft patch of grass next to a tree, kneeling down
any twigs that may be lying hidden in the grass. He pulls off his
spreads it out on the grass, "Sit here Arilyn and I will bring you
when it is ready, you need to rest and let your body help my
a smile that radiates warmth he rises to his feet he reaches
shirt and pulls off a small holy symbol. Leaning forward and
Arilyn "Please wear this and let Callus send her full healing
you." He rises again and turns to walk back to the fire "Now I
continue to prepare the food before anyone thinks of eating it
looks at the Gnome eyeing the food. "Don't even think about it my
for it is seasoned with a strong herbal remedy!"
Gareth asks the newcomers to relate their stories as the group gathers
comfortably by the fire.
Vincas takes another swig from his flask and clears his throat.
"Ahh, let's see....our story. Where to begin? We originally set
hometown of Durant to investigate the disappearance of a friend of
Well, not truly a close friend, he was a person entrusted to
villages few remaining crops to market, but everyone in a small
close you know. You see, our fields were becoming barren and this
was crucial for us. He never made it."
We picked up traces of his wagon and mounts outside of town, with
fight obvious. We found some local...umm...citizenry, who were
us that they saw our friend in the company of some
You all notice his face redden a bit as he speaks. A quick glance
and he continues.
"Apparently the people who captured him were elves of some sort.
surprising to all of us, for we didn't even know they existed, you
having never seen one before. We thought that they were somehow
since we later found out that we were actually in a fairy world of
and through luck and magic we were able to find our way back home.
we freed him from these folks and returned home with some magic
we had won. This grain was enchanted, it was just the boon our
needed to see us through."
"We expected a heroes welcome when we returned, but things didn't
well. We decided to leave home again and see more of the wonders
for us. We travelled for a short while, meeting new friends" nods
"and losing some old ones too. We freed an enslaved centaur from
mage, and we even rescued a unicorn from a goblin horde."
"This unicorn was the avatar of Azimuth, and he rewarded us for
He told us of your struggles." He looks around smiling "Yes, you
watched. and apparently you're making a good impression. he asked
you in your quests, and we agreed. Next thing we knew we were
you outside the bandit lair."
He sighs long and low. "I'll give a more detailed and dramatic
friends, but I'm exhausted and I've seen a lot of things since
including seeing 2 of my closest friends die. I'm afraid my heart
Suddenly, a crazed looking, chainmail clad female bursts into camp.