Iron Gods

Under the hill and ...

PCs present
Madeline Azzington Meataxe {Maddie}- Alchemist (Nigel)
Kellen – Haunted Oracle (Ollie)
Nisha – Ninja (Chris)
Juha Vatanen – Swashbuckler (Owen)

After meeting and introducing themselves, the PC’s shared the rumours they had heard.

1. The headaches everybody is suffering are caused by someone tampering with Crowfeather Palace

2. Androids are mostly harmless, Right?

3. Someone was opened up from throat to gut at The Marrymaid, but it’s been hushed up and something is being covered up.

4. Something lit up the junkmasters shack like a second torch a few weeks ago. Wonder what he’s hiding there?

A brief discussion led them to the junkyard, and a talk with the junkmaster. After the old gnome mentioned a catalog, Maddie got excited and wanted to peruse it, while the rest went off to search the yard. Deciding the junkyard was a dead end, they went to investigate the weeping pond, where stories had put the entrance to the caves under Black Hill.

Nisha found the entrance under water, but could not reach an area where she could draw breath.After a debate over the quality of the water they headed back to town and the council building, to talk to someone there about the reward and the water.

Councillor Dolga Freddert confirmed the reward, and told them the water quality had not changed since Khonnir Baine had built the Crowfeather Palace to purify it. She also told them of Val Baine‘s offer of accommodation and food. Joram Kyte’s willingness to cast waterbreathing on any group venturing into the hill was also mentioned.

Deciding to sort out their base of operations first, they went to visit Val Baine at the Foundry Tavern. As they approached,they heard a scream from the private dwelling behind. Rushing to the nearest window Nisha spied a young girl hiding under a table, with some sort of automaton attacking the walls of the room.

Heroes to the rescue of a damsel in distress, they charged into the house. With Maddie studying the Malfunctioning Repair Drone, while Nisha and Juha attempted to subdue it, they realised it had no off switch, and were forced into physical deactivation. Nisha‘s Wakizahi destroyed it’s power core.

The group went with Val to the Tavern building, After Juha, in what may be regular duty for him, dragged Maddie away from the defunct robot.
After a meal of bread and cheese they, paid a visit to Joram Kyte at the Temple of Brigh, and he accompanied them to the Weeping Pond. With the waterbreathing spell in place they set off into the depths of Black Hill

When they surfaced, they found themselves on a beach with a subdued light coming from the rocky wall at the back of it. Three starving Fire Beetles soon attacked the group.Maddie‘s cleaver quickly dispatched the first, while Kellen’s mace splattered the second. While the third tried to bite Maddie, Juha stepped up and drove his rapier though the beetle.

Spotting something at the limits of her vision, Nisha decided to go through the stalagmite cave to investigate. She found the body of a female Half-orc, but nobody could identify her.

They stepped out in another beach area.

About to Start

Last week we finished chapter 2 of Way of the Wicked (run by Owen) and with half of our session remaining they guys began Character Creation. Owen an Nigel already had their characters in mind, and were just needing to get the stats rolled.
Madeline Azzington Meataxe (Nigel’s concept) finally made it to paper. She will be an Alchemist, with a crazy bent to her.
Owen brings a Swashbuckler to the party, with an antipathy towards the Technic League.
Chris (the least experienced of the group) has decided on a Ninja.
Ollie will rock up with an Oracle
And finally Troy brings a warpriest of Pharasma.

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