The Princess and the Barrister

“Did’ja hear? We ‘ave a real princess in town! An’ she’s got a real regal build too, if’n you know what I mean! An’ ‘er barrister just tol’ me that I might just ‘ave what she’s lookin’ for in a man! Thing’s are finally lookin’ up fer Young Bob ‘ere, tell ya what… I always […]

Andrew Sternick

The Knight of Mystery He just wandered into town one cool, clear night. Pointed up at the stars and insisted there was a fascinating phenomenon to be seen, if only we would extinguish every torch in a furlong’s radius, which we politely declined. He had two halfling girl-children in tow, cute as can be, but […]

Loptir, Lord of Flame

“The life of the common folk of the north is everywhere similar due to the simple imperative of survival through the bitter winter. Loptir offers succor to his followers, warmth and comfort to all who are in need.”

The Red Swamp

Mosquitoes. Swarms of them. In fact, this deep in the bog it was impossible to take as much as a single breath without accidentally swallowing a few of them. Their buzzing was so constant that one could hear it in the short periods of silence and even now, as Aghir and Gylas were gazing upon […]

A Thing from the Between-Spaces

“Worlds exist, this we know. And between them, something else. A non-space, limitless and incomprehensible. Not a dimension, but the lack of it. In that unfathomable realm, things float. And watch. And wait.” This weeks article is a double whammy: an eldritch, existential, ectoplasmic patron from beyond, and a magic item to introduce it to […]