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by halfhand
Wed Sep 30, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: Roleplay
Topic: Black Flood: A Tale of the Trolloc Wars [Complete]
Replies: 42
Views: 2754

Re: Black Flood: A Tale of the Trolloc Wars

Chapter Four: Last Sons of Manetheren A blood red sun rose over the mountains of Dhorom, its light casting black shadows into its many jagged crevasses. Stef Reimos shielded his eyes as he gazed up at the sun and wished that it was closer. He put all his bitter cold soul and body and heart into tha...
by halfhand
Wed Sep 30, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Roleplay
Topic: Black Flood: A Tale of the Trolloc Wars [Complete]
Replies: 42
Views: 2754

Re: Black Flood: A Tale of the Trolloc Wars

Chapter Three: The Beginning of an End Marshall-General Lawe Cathon flexed his fingers, stiffened by cold and age, and gazed at the aftermath of the battle of the hill. He felt old, as if a heavy weight had been placed upon his shoulder. Which was technically true. He had been in command of this Gr...
by halfhand
Wed Sep 30, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: Roleplay
Topic: Black Flood: A Tale of the Trolloc Wars [Complete]
Replies: 42
Views: 2754

Re: Black Flood: A Tale of the Trolloc Wars

Chapter Two: The Storm Lord The Storm Lord stood upon the rise, his gaze sweeping far across the snow-covered plains. The black vermin of spawns dotted the far distance like cancerous growth. He regarded a particularly large cluster of the foul beasts and raised his hand in a fist. The heavens wept...
by halfhand
Wed Sep 30, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: Roleplay
Topic: Black Flood: A Tale of the Trolloc Wars [Complete]
Replies: 42
Views: 2754

Re: Black Flood: A Tale of the Trolloc Wars

Prologue One thousand years After the Breaking, unstoppable waves of Shadowspawn stormed out from the Blasted Land, led by vengeful Myrddraal and Dreadlords to raze the Westlands. The Ten Nations of the Second Covenant stood against this inundation: Coremanda, Aelgar, Almoren, Aramaelle, Aridhol, E...
by halfhand
Wed Sep 30, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: Roleplay
Topic: Black Flood: A Tale of the Trolloc Wars [Complete]
Replies: 42
Views: 2754

Black Flood: A Tale of the Trolloc Wars [Complete]

Preface: This story first came out in 2003 here, and I think it is time to rehome it once more. It does show its age, but with much elements I think are still quite enjoyable. I am given it some much needed editing and polish. Dialogue has been cleaned up, some story elements reworked, and some anno...
by halfhand
Wed Sep 23, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: Roleplay
Topic: The Hunt: The Illian Desecration
Replies: 11
Views: 2849

Re: The Hunt: The Illian Desecration

CHAPTER SIX “Pamper not the flesh. Flesh is weak but spirit is strong; flesh is useless where spirit is strong. Let your spirit be your shield and your sword.” Prima Lord Lothair Mantelar. The Way of the Light . The Corsican Edition. FY 1021. The town of Troias appeared to be a medium sized town on...
by halfhand
Sat Aug 29, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: Roleplay
Topic: The Hunt: The Illian Desecration
Replies: 11
Views: 2849

Re: The Hunt: The Illian Desecration

CHAPTER FIVE “...but the Great Schism would not be the last internal war of the Children of the Light. The significance of the four schisms is not as just one of the bloodiest conflicts in the Westlands since the Hundred Wars, but the secret was that no outsider has ever heard of.” - recovered manu...
by halfhand
Fri Aug 14, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: Player's Lounge
Topic: Suggestion - temporary solution for the rerolls situation
Replies: 60
Views: 6862

Re: Suggestion - temporary solution for the rerolls situation

Here are my thoughts on a better system. Instead of 20 lines of Monte Carlo -esque randomized roll and comparing it against the stat filter, just do 5 lines of restat 1. Str +1 (null this out if it breaks a stat rule "not good enough") 2. Int +1 (null this out if it breaks a stat rule) 3. Will +1 (n...
by halfhand
Sat Aug 08, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: Roleplay
Topic: The Hunt: The Illian Desecration
Replies: 11
Views: 2849

Re: The Hunt: The Illian Desecration

CHAPTER FOUR “Death is not defeat. Surrender is defeat.” Unknown author. Litany of the Battlesworn. Halfhand struggled futilely against the crowd forcing the two Children forward into the clearing. There was grasping hands all around his neck, arms, back, pushing forward like a tide of unrelenting ...
by halfhand
Sat Aug 08, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: Player's Lounge
Topic: Cairhien change
Replies: 14
Views: 1508

Re: Cairhien change

Maybe we all band together and block all of our rents from Cairhienin use and then starting negotiating from there.
This is what ends up uniting the Westlands.