Tag: Xicarph

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  • Another Ziggurat!

    The rest of the journey to the Refutation district is tense. Titus keeps a careful eye on the surroundings, being especially mindful for potential followers. He is now extremely worried about the presence of the Maggot Men on the planet. What he sees …

  • The Heron Mask cometh

    At this point the door to the reading room burst open, and it becomes painfully clear that Titus hasn't gone back to his watchful post outside the door. Several men in Heron Masks enter, a crumpled librarium servitor falling before them. "Sorry for my …

  • The Eagle and the Hereteks

    The armored door of the hospital pod is flung open and the brutal figure of the Eagle Masked man stalks forth, followed by two cowering figures draped in bloodstained plastek robes and harnesses of surgical tools. The Eagle Mask turns angrily on them, and …

  • Awakening In The Slaughter Pit

    The nothingness of unconsciousness surrounds you and you do not know where you are. You do not know what has happened to your comrades or where they are. You do not know how much time has passed or how long you have been in this state. Slowly, your senses …

  • The Red Cages

    * You awaken in a pit, roughly 10 meters square and 6 meters deep, with rusting metal sides, surrounded by spikes and concertina wire on top. * There are 14 people in the pit, Gallus, Dorn, Titus and Cortez from the primary Acolyte Cell, Wollsey, …

  • The Elevator

    The stiff control of the elevator engages with a clunk, sending it ascending slowly upwards into a lightless enclosed shaft. A sound, not unlike the thunder on the rolling plains of Iocanthos, becomes steadily louder until the roof above you splits open. …

  • The Great City of Xicarph

    The scene of Xicarph is one of unending revel. All around street vendors hawk their wares, from food, drugs, and hand weapons to medical care. Nobles indulge themselves with their entourages while other quickly go to and from where they wish to go. …

  • Excellent! How Wonderful!

    After resting in the everpresent light of midday, the acolytes look up into the jeweled dome overhead and realize for the first time that the sun of Quaddis is circling the brass circular structure hanging far overhead. Gallia, Gallus, and Dorn have …

  • The White Scholar

    The group decides to start searching in the Blackstone Xenaum , which turns out to be a Museum of sorts, dedicated to showing artifacts “highlighting the uncleanliness and wickedness” of xenos civilizations exterminated during the Angevin Crusade. …

  • The Twilight Gardens

    h4. *Information Gathering in the Refutation* Scythia is healed by the infernal warp power of the Biomancer/Pyrokine Gallus, saved from her near death experience. She awakes from her burns hearing beautiful hymns to the Emperor of Mankind ... …