By Liesel Schwarz
[b]LEAVE IT TO CHANCE. Eleanor “Elle” likelihood, that is—the intrepid heroine of this edgy new sequence that transforms parts of city fable, ancient experience, and paranormal romance into natural storytelling gold.
In a Golden Age the place spark reactors strength the airlines, and creatures of sunshine and Shadow stroll overtly between us, a perilous video game of Alchemists and Warlocks has begun.
whilst an strange shipment drags airship-pilot Elle likelihood into the affairs of the mysterious Mr. Marsh, she needs to confront her future and do every thing in her strength to prevent the Alchemists from unleashing a paranormal apocalypse.
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The party can exit through the opening, grab the center support column (which is adjacent to the opening), and slide down the column to safety. E VENTS Regardless of the party’s strategy (options are detailed in the “Outcomes” section), the following sequence of events occurs as described. The DM is free to vary the time between events or to overlap them (for instance, the golem might arise in Round 2, at the same time Gurroch shatters the ceiling). Note that the PCs should have plenty of time to escape the temple before the end of the sequence.
A howling wind can be heard in the distance. ) As soon as the party enters this section, the PCs all perceive each other as monstrous humanoids (assign random visages to the PCs from the following choices: an ogre with blood oozing from its pores, a man-sized chulcrix walking on two human legs, a female elf with snake scales and a forked tongue, a mound of quivering gelatin in the shape of a man, a female human with a single huge eyeball resting on her neck instead of a head, and a normal woman with tentacles instead of arms).
A character can regain hit points lost to cold at the rate of 1 per hour if he rests or performs only minimal physical activity in an environment with a temperature above freezing. * The icy floors of the temple are very slippery. A character who’s attacking or otherwise exerting himself must roll a Dexterity check or fall down (no damage, but he takes a round to get up). * Areas 3e, 3f, 3i, and 3j are 45-degree slopes of ice. The slopes aren’t perfectly smooth; small ridges and indentations enable characters to climb up and down.
A Conspiracy of Alchemists (The Chronicles of Light and Shadow, Book 1) by Liesel Schwarz