||2017-09-27 08:25:54 - Update
Episode #14: Dragon Eggs
Hoard of the Dragon Queen Campaign
NPCs mentioned in this Episode:
The heroes explore the Shrine to Tiamat and discover several arcane eggs and their unlikely guardian...
- Whisper inspected the chest and immediately noticed it was trapped.
- inspecting the statue, noticed the mechanism to thwart would-be robbers
- disabled the trap with incredible ease
- scribe consumed by drawings of dragons and sketched some into his book
- Luther inquired what was in the chest, Whisper reluctant initially to share as she was able to open, not the party
- Luther said we are a cohesive group, all loot should be shared, and Whisper relented
- Scribe healed Foluwa and gave Luther a potion of Healing
- Wandered into next room and found drakes guarding eggs behind locked gate below. Began pelting them but attention drawn to kobolds in sunken area nearby
- killed kobolds then slowly killed drakes as well
- Scribe got key and he and Luther went down to inspect eggs. Found one to be black dragon
- Foluwa joined them and confirmed 2nd egg was Red Dragon
- Luther destroyed both eggs; Foluwa left (found distasteful), Scribe was sick to his stomach in corner
- As scribe & luther go to leave, a massive Roper descended from stalctite; waiting expectantly to be fed.
- offering up corpses of kobolds and drakes, roper seemed waiting for someone to complete agreement (stay and be fed)
- Arobyn fetched winged kobold tied up in other area and told him to stay; his life would be spared
- Kobold mentioned "3rd egg" so heroes investigated hatchery further; found brass/copper egg; not a dragon egg!
- Heroes secured it in kobold area, then left to find priestess
- Whisper led them to unexplored area, climbed rope ladder to hidden room above
- Confronted priestess; initial crit from Whisper & she ran to be covered by her minions and heal herself
- Whittled through minions and confronted her again; this time powered-up with aura of fiendish servants
- heroes relentlessly attacked; despite her cries of "Parley!"
- Foluwa swatted table aside and criticalled her; bringing to an end her leadership
- found directions and plans of where cult heading to next
- some valuables
- heroes will return to collect large egg and take back to Greenest before next stage