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Act 2, Scene 2: "To Crush the Wetrocks" (Main Game Thread)

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Re: Act 2, Scene 2: "To Crush the Wetrocks" (Main Game Thread)

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Bull

memorizes spells in the morning and gathers his gear to depart with the others.

So tell me what do you know about this bow that was supposed to be made in this town we are heading to? Is it for one of my stature or for a little man? I need something large to fit my size. And how are the skills of this bowyer? Is he making large arrows too? What about an armorer, is there a good one in this town?
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Findalsip being the un-skilled woodsman that he is, will walk with Jordek and make “small” talk. #hanginwitmygnomies Along the walk to this town he makes notes about what he observes.
You are talkin' to the holy symbol wearing,
Ruby ring wearing, kiss stealing; Woo!
Praying/healing, beholder riding, griffin flying
Son of a blowgun, and I'm having a hard time holding these Aboleth shoes down! WOO!
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Katten and Dran take a lead of several yards from the rest of the group, who strike up different conversations. The morning passes pleasantly enough, and around midday the road begins to curve eastward, and a smaller road splits to run south. To the south side of the fork lies a partially cleared area, wide enough for a half-dozen carts and with as many pits surrounded by a circles of assembled stones. There is plenty of evidence that the area has been used many times as a camp, and dried wood lies already stacked under a makeshift shelter on one side.

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Nocturno, Jordek and Linar recognize this as the half-way point to Bordertown.
Katten Nocturno and Jordek would know that Signa's home town is about a full day West of here in the forest.
Bordertown lies 1 more day travel to the south

It is around Midday, so there is still much daylight left
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"Well, Bull, yes, it was to be built for one such as you. One of your race and, I think, about your size. Immensely strong. Like you," replies Linar after some thought. "So, yes, sized for a large being and appropriately strengthed. Aparently the bowyer was one of the best. I think it came with appropriatly stiffened arrows. It was to cost some hundreds of gold coins. We put down a substantial deposit."
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"I not know this road, many camp here. This Road to big place?" She asks as she pulls up, her eyes on the Road to Signa's, "I find Signa, you go to Big Place, I join you there." She folds her arms under her slight chest, making it clear this was not a discussion.
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[sorry for delays]

Oh? You're not going with us to Bordertown? Jordek asks curiously
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"Give him my regards." Nocturno will nod, and get the group ready to move.
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Katten bids her farewell and begins to move off to the east. Chitt scurries over to sniff Dran and play/dance next to him before rushing back to burrow into the Forest Gnome's baggy clothing. Jordek chuckles, Be safe! Make good choices! He waves to the Ranger as she and the young wolf disappear into the forest to the West.

The remainder of the party continue South along the road; the clop of mule and Minotaur hooves keeping time in their travel. They take the midday meal as they walk, from their portable rations. Afternoon gradually gives way to early eve as the travelers make good time. Just before dusk a structure becomes visible roughly 100 yards ahead; a wide bridge spanning a steeply sloped embankment. 30 feet below cold, clean water rushes by; the calm surface indicating a hidden depth. There seems to be no easy way down the embankment, nor up the opposite side; but a well-constructed bridge of stone and timber spans the divide. It is clearly well maintained, and wide enough for a wagon and a two men abreast besides. A 3’ high thick wooden rail makes up the edges.
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Findalsip falls in line behind the wagon making sure he doesn't step in mule dung. He holds his club ready remembering that bridges are likely places for ambushes and the like to occur. Life in the Underdark is a gamble at best and very short at the worst.
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Praying/healing, beholder riding, griffin flying
Son of a blowgun, and I'm having a hard time holding these Aboleth shoes down! WOO!
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"We have crossed here twice before. Jordek, care to see if that Den is inactive like before?"
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Jordek nods, If I do, you're coming with me. I don't fancy climbing down to have a look without some kind of rope and someone to haul me up if I get in trouble. What do you say, pincushion? Ready to upgrade to Anchor/pincushion combo work? he asks cheerfully
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Nocturno sighs more loudly than necessary.

"If I must. I do owe you for the escape from the tree."
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Bull

I can pull a rope and get you back up here quicker if you both wish to go.


He clomps out onto the bridge with his cloven hooves.
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"I will guard the small one. Let's get tied up."
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