Login or register. (You can now login/register with your social networks.)

Plots
Discovery
Single-Storyline
2.56
9 Votes

10xp


Hits: 3826
Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Rating: 2.5556
Condition: Normal
ID: 167

Submitted:

Updated:
April 1, 2006, 7:46 pm

Vote Hall of Honour

You must be a member to use HoH votes.
Author Status

Options


Print Friendly and PDF

Dangerous Truth

By:

The Sentinel has always wondered who he was, his past covered in lies and deception, he wishes to seek the truth. But sometimes the truth is hard to take….

The Sentinel’s past is covered with lies and deciets, and so reaching adulthood for elves, he decided to search for it. He goes to the only people that could help him, The Ranger Guild of Anaraith. The Elder of the Guild took him in and raised him as his son, giving him wisdom and knowledge.

There, he was trained from birth to be one of the greatest Rangers the world had ever seen. His tracking skills were better then most rangers, his eyes missing nothing, his skill with the bow made him one of the greatest, and his use of the blade was by far legendary in iself, moving like a dancer in battle, people became awed by him.

The Ranger Lords there could not help, but they gave him clues, a piece of tattered cloth with cyrptic writing on it when they found him as a baby. The only one who could read the words was the powerful Druid, Canaid, who lives in the North. The Ranger alone travels there and is soon told by the elder druid what it says,“Seek your answers, my son, but beware the consequences.”

The Sentinel does not heeds it, he asks for help to come with him to the west across the sea, to an unknown land, who will join him? Soon, the Sentinel having his skills of sight and noticing things of others, he finds that the Druid had put him at the doorstep and in rage kills, the Druid, before he could summon his magic, now wanting to know why, he desperately needs help from deadly assassins who for unknown reasons not wanting him finding out about his past and ancient demons who see the Sentinel as their target

He stays in the castle of the Druid for a week before he hears something, a small group of PCs come to the castle to seek his avice, instead they find the dead body of the Druid and Sentinel, before they attack him he tells them of what happened and asks for their help, what do they say?



Additional Ideas (0)

Please register to add an idea. It only takes a moment.

Join Now!!



Gain the ability to:
Vote and add your ideas to submissions.
Upvote and give XP to useful comments.
Work on submissions in private or flag them for assistance.
Earn XP and gain levels that give you more site abilities.
Join a Guild in the forums or complete a Quest and level-up your experience.
Comments ( 4 )
Commenters gain extra XP from Author votes.

MoonHunter
September 4, 2004, 10:45
0xp
This is a great story synopsis, but it makes a awful game scenario unless you are setting up a solo game with the Sentinal player. If it is not a solo game, you have one uber powerful player and a bunch of supporting player characters which we all know will lead to issues down the line.
Sentinel
September 4, 2004, 11:01
0xp
Well, the Sentinel will need help so how about this. The Druid is known all about the lands as wise and powerful, people will come to him to ask for advice, so people come and only find Sentinel
Voted valadaar
January 4, 2007, 10:44
Only voted
Voted Wulfhere
January 4, 2007, 12:21
0xp
This would benefit from having more attention given to the situation that presents the player characters and its aftermath. The plot stops giving information the instant the characters meet the guy.

I'm not sure that I understand it properly, either: The Sentinel, a mighty warrior and woodsman, travels to discover the secrets of his birth. His quest takes him across the sea, to a strange foreign land. Then... "the Sentinel having his skills of sight and noticing things of others, he finds that the Druid had put him at the doorstep and in rage kills, the Druid..."

I'm confused! Was he betrayed by the Druid? Was he possessed by a half-remembered vision from the past? Is he just a Psycho?

After that, the player characters arrive. Sentinel begs them for their aid. (Hopefully, he washed the bloodstains off before they arrived.) He is hunted by deadly assassins and ancient demons.

Again, I am confused! Why is this happening? Is he actually the long-lost heir of a powerful noble, hunted by those who currently hold the throne? Could he be the chosen sacrifice of an evil cult? I know that the point of the submission is to present a mysterious stranger, but it helps to have a starting point to launch from.


Random Idea Seed View All Idea Seeds

       By: ephemeralstability

The peasants of the wood use crudely carved symbols to ward off wolves. They think the symbols are emblems of purity and goodness and that keeps the wolves away. The symbols work, but not for the reasons the peasants believe...

The symbols are actually arcance evil symbols which the wolves know and fear, but to which the peasants are oblivious. So how gullible are the peasants going to be when a strange horned man displaying the symbols on his shield turns up and asks for their allegiance?

Ideas  ( System ) | October 24, 2002 | View | UpVote 0xp


Creative Commons License
Individual submissions, unless otherwise noted by the author, are licensed under the
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License
and requires a link back to the original.

We would love it if you left a comment when you use an idea!
PayPal
Powered by Lockmor 4.1 with Codeigniter | Copyright © 2013 Strolen's Citadel
A Role Player's Creative Workshop.
Read. Post. Play.
Optimized for anything except IE.
0.0193