- akiko suggests checking out the church of sehanine. specifically ellis, the dude we antagonized in the gentlemen’s club. she warns we risk incurring the unwanted scrutiny of the organization
- we spend yet another 360+150+520+250+360+140+360+50+360+100 = 2,550 on more bloody rituals
- we plan to get ellis and get him to tell us where Devon St clair, and bob Mcginty are hiding
- we intimidate the crap out of ellis, we go and chat
- we convince ellis to leave the order. He tells us Devon and Bob are in a cavern under an abandoned warehouse. They serve some evil deity.
- we go to the warehouse and confront Devon, the fists family still lives, we confront devon, who tries and gets us to let him kill Mardsen, who worships a separate
- we win and find a +2 wand of frost (Aldor), 100 gp worth of gems, 50gp, potion of healing
- We talk to mardsen, we confront him with the knowledge of his allegiance, and he denies any knowledge, but Theseus the wise sees through the lies.
- the ritual Devon needed to kill mardsen (a devil worshipper) in order to become part devil and assume a new identity
- theseus the wise knows that tattoos are not a common practice among these worshipers of Dispater
- we dont know much about dispater, no real active cults, but does corrupt active figures
- we waste 25gp looking for secret doors
- we find a slot in the altar that seems to match the charm
- we put the charm in the slot (gingerly), a pair of eyes show, then another pair. “in endless shadow, we wait” it’s geryon
- The fist’s father must have some devlish blood in him, the fist is an orphan
- we pull off the ultimate diplomacy check and let mardsen go. he tells us to investigate the city of
- he tells us the Fist’s father was the most vile human being mardsen ever encounters. he says “Human” we note that we know he is part devil. Mardsen worked as a trading concern and worked with the Fist’s father, which is how he knows him. tall powerfully built man. cold blue eyes. Knew him 20 years ago.
- we return to madrsens manor and we are given 1,800gp.
Scales of War
Devil in the details