From Gold to Dust

The Sinking City

Or how I won a Bar Fight

After Making camp within the throne room where they defeated the Evil Lich, Drazhu, The group had woken with the new purpose of leading the surviving freed slaves to the nearby town of stony chase.

They left, heading through the local forest, and made it to town without much incident.

Upon reaching tow, the slaves parted ways, and took to their own, and the party decided to spend some of their spoils in celebration. the only notable Tavern and Inn in town, Stone Sour, run by a Femal dwarf by the name of Salia. At the time, Kraig Rellik was under temporary employ of the dwarf, when the group arrived. with Kreig in the Tavern was a thief named Malius, a Bard by the name of Artimes, and lastly, a Cleric named Saldon. soon after the Initial group showed, inexplicably, a bar fight broke out.

Both Artimes and Naia took to the above to the Chandeliers, as the rest of present company took part in a raucous fray. with everyone distracted, the Malius sneaked back behind the bar, and nicked a few bottles of top shelf liquor without being seen, located a trap door, and attempted to unlock the lock-box Salia kept under the bar. He accidentally triggered an acid trap, and rather than risk the gold be corroded, cupped the acid in his hands.

The bar fight was interrupted by what felt like another earthquake, and when the group left the Inn to investigate, they saw buildings starting to sink. the group leaped to action, running into building to help those trapped, and direct people to safety, The Druid turned into a gull, and flew above the city to investigate the damage. far above, Naia was able to see clearly, that the damage seemed to follow a slightly curved line, that would intersect with their previous locale of the Slave pits.

After the sinking stopped, and the townspeople were taken care of, the party rested, and decided to go back to the slave pits to confirm nothing was missed. Kraig, Malius and Artemes Decided to join.

after encountering a worn shrine in the forest, and saving a child who fell down a well, the group made if back to the entrance of the lair. there had been large beast tracks leading back into the lair. they went back into the pits, and investigated the place of power Drazhu used to cause the first earthquake, and determined it didn’t have the rage to reach Stony Chase. the decided to rest, and made camp.

In their sleep, Faeries played tricks with their dreams, and while they were distracted by the dreamscape, stole away small trinkets and gold from the group. After breaking the spell, Shonja lashed out and grabbed one, and Hungry spark created a wall of flame, preventing their escape. after a quick parley, the faeries decided to return everything, including Shoja’s medallion, a keepsake from her home.

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