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The Kingmakers, Session 9

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Stuff happened. Now I have plotting to do.

I'm feeling lazy, it's thanksgiving, so I'm going to bullet point the important bit:

  • Valen strangled Baron Frond after the party at his estate

With that out of the way, I'm going to segue awkwardly into discussing the effects of this.


  1. Baron Frond was the wealthiest noble around Pyrim and also the second-largest employer due to his Orchards. (Lomar Stronghoof employs more people in his mines but is not a noble.)
  2. Joanne Frond is now a very wealthy widower.
  3. Baron Frond was connected to The Locust- the antagonist I am building up towards.
  4. The Private Army Frond had raised is now without a leader.

Building off of those points, I have some options:

  1. Joanne Frond's father arrives to take over the estate. I'm shaky on this idea because of my own lack of knowledge about how such things worked in Fuedal society. That said, such a person could be a relative to the late Baron, such as a brother.
  2. The mercenaries hired by Frond enter Pyrim and take over. This option is very appealing at the moment given the political situation that I've been trying to create. Most of the King's army is currently tied up to prevent the commanders from attempting a coup, which means that rural areas are under threat of bandits, roving mercenaries, etc.
  3. Since Frond is connected to the Locust, the players just tied themselves into the web by removing one of its links. Dalzell in Pyrim still lives, and might prove useful. The tunnel under his Tavern still can be used to extrapolate.
  4. Frond's workers were also very unhappy with him, and I'm fairly sure looting will happen. Whether this brings the peasants into conflict with the Mercenaries... a massacre could be fun.

Overall, all forecasts of the fallout from this point towards things getting worse in Pyrim.



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Voted Murometz
November 28, 2012, 15:13
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I'm jealous. I wish I had a steady, weekly campaign to detail here on Strolens. :(
Voted valadaar
April 30, 2013, 9:49
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Ditto.

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Two Minerals

       By: Murometz

Yupiorite

Also called "pale-yellow witch" by alchemists, this mineral is known to possess a peculiar attribute. When found, a Yupiorite will appear the palest yellow. Rather than crystalline in structure, Yupiorite occurs in weird, smooth, ovaline shapes, as if already carved by skilled hands to serve as ring or necklace ornaments. Yupiorite somehow detects and reacts to mood. When the wearer of the gem is content, calm, and happy, the stone will remain the palest yellow. As the person gets more excited, angry, or otherwise stimulated, the mineral will darken progressively to a dark corn-yellow in color. Why the gem reacts this way to sentient mood swings, is still debated by gemologists and alchemists alike.

It is said that the Elven Halls of Vala-Aluduwy are resplendent with wall-sized mirrors of pure Yupiorite, showing plainly and ironically, the emotions of everyone present, despite the Elven love of restraint and stoicism.

Aragdulose

"Cave-grass" or "cave-pine" is a deep forest green in color, rare and often mistaken for other minerals, though otherwise mundane. Crystals form into tiny, ultra-thin, needle-like clusters by the hundreds of thousands, creating vast dark green bursts and structures, resembling evergreen conifers, if viewed by any sort of light. Despite its ephemeral shape, Aragdulose is only second to a diamond in hardness.

Dwarves are said to keep these mineral "trees" in their homes, putting them up during festive family holidays, leaving presents beneath them, for kin to open.

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