Rise of Madness

Bellificarum Incident
Preliminary Notes

Bellificarum arena attacked 4(?) months ago

  • A magical staff reversed the healing magic of the arena, and released a gas that sent everyone into a blind rage
  • The perpetrator was presumably a member of the Circle, but is not available for questioning
  • The Bellificarum Legate relieved himself of his duties, and confined himself for his actions in the arena, possibly for the rest of his life
  • Bellificarum has left the council, but their seat remains in their absence

The ghosts of the dead from the arena can be seen fighting in the night

  • Apparently living creatures who enter at this time are attacked, and presumably become ghosts as well
  • We do not seem to be able to contact the ghosts, though all avenues have not been tried yet
  • Mortalis does not have a way of releasing the ghosts from their burdens, at least as far as we know

The only way we know of to restore the arena is to forge a new Legate staff, which requires a new Legate

  • The most qualified candidates are either dead, away, or unwilling
  • Isa has volunteered

The Legate trials involve tasks of combat, magic, and more. “An army” can be brought to assist the candidate

  • Vitalis will not assist
  • Mortalis sends some ghost allies who will arrive when we call for them, once
  • Various members of the Circle and what remains of Bellificarum seem interested in helping

We spoke with the spirit of a former legate while in the trials

  • There wasn’t a legate for 20 years, the current legate was faking it
  • Another person became legate a year ago, we think it’s the fire monk
  • The new Legate brought some circle buddies, who all wore a symbol of the King of Spirits

Isa beat the trials and got a legate staff

  • She will need to defeat the fire monk to activate it, though.
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Deepwater Adventures Part 1
Past Notes

Arrived in Deepwater from River’s Crossing

  • Came through customs as guests
  • Need permit or college membership to use 4th level spells and up

Met with some colleges

  • Rassi interested in Vitalis
  • Isa interested in Bellificarum

Bellificarum Arena

  • We all did some fights, in groups and 1v1 or 1vMany
  • Earned some points, acquired some hardware

Insurance Job

  • Went to one of the towns outside the city to investigate some “artifacts”
  • Stopped the baddies, got paid

Went to a Vitalis Garden Party

  • A bunch of earth elementals attacked
  • Cat died

Crav baby-sitting some Witch named Meira

Heard about a cache of artifacts found in the free cities

  • Head towards some empty wilderness to the northwest
  • Killed a dragon, a hydra, and some undead
  • Didn’t find any “artifacts” but there was some timey wimey stuff, may have seen the King of Spirits in the past?

Got teleported to Empira

  • Did some wetwork to get passage home
  • Scared some vikings who were looking for a stolen child God
  • Arrived back at Deepwater to a few surprises
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