Our hero’s paths converge on the failing town of Relford. Come upon hard times, the result of an earthquake the year before, the town has entered a terrible drought after the river quit flowing.
As the adventurers settle into town a mysterious purple-cloaked stranger, who’s been keeping watch over the people for the last few weeks, takes note and begins investigating the newcomers intent.
Two of the travelers, dwarven clergy of Torag, met as their king normally do, with a hearty greeting and a hearty beverage. Torin, (who recently found a Halfling seemed to have taken root in his wagon at some point, and was now fully grown) proceed to share, sell and trade his Thunderkeg Ale with anyone who had a mind to drink.
The quiet monk with the vicious pole-arm purchased herself a chalk-board and managed to communicate fairly well with everyone from that point on.
The Half-Elf Tavarious finally managed to carry his luggage, by befriending the halfling Gilsa, who had claimed dominion over the keg laden platform.
The paladin Aydan proceeded to make good on his vows to ‘serve and protect’ as he and the rest of the hero’s trailed a group of orcs across the landscape to where an ambush awaited…