Timeline

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  • CY 582 Calbut overrun by Stonehold Barbarians. Garn Rockdweler and Hgerd Ironcutter captured.
  • CY 583 Armies of Iuz conquer The Horned Society.
    • Nyrod invades the southern parts of Tehn on behalf of Duke Ehyeh III, stalling the advanced of the Stonehold Barbarians. Nyrod withdraws after armies of the Great Kingdom threaten their own borders.
    • The Shield Lands and most of the Bandit Kingdoms fall to the Demonic hoards of Iuz
  • CY584 Nyrod defeats armies of the Great Kingdom Greyhawk wars end
    • Rary the archmage turns traitor and tries to assassinate the entire Circle of eight. Succeeds in killing Otiluke and Tenser.
  • CY 586 The Great Kingdom breaks up. Priest of Hextor depose the mad king Ivid V
    • Most of the demons in the armies of Iuz suddenly disappear
  • CY 588 Elthazar begins his journey toward Pale
  • CY 589 Alluna starts traveling
  • CY 590 The Readying: Alluna, Garn Rockdweler, and Hgerd Ironcutter escape captivity of the Stonehold Barbarians.
  • CY 591 Coldeven: The events in Saltmarsh transpire. Tethan Senh, and Katrina Urquell part ways with Ayalia, Marcus Nimblefoot, and Mathew Frayne
  • CY 592 The Readying:Alluna cares for Tarin Arien’s wounds. Thon Fielderson is released from his pledge to serve Alluna and joins the self proclaimed; Dragon Claws a small, newly formed, adventuring company. Members include Tarin Arien, Elthazar, Kira, and Thon Fielderson
    • Coldeven: The lost Frozen City of Faranth is discovered by the Dragon Claws. Stone Dylerold ask the adventurers to help eradicate a Kobold threat near the town of Falcon’s Hollow through his man at arms Slays
      • Alluna is also enlisted to battle the Kobold threat in Darkmoon Vale near Falcon’s Hollow. She calls on her former companions Garn Rockdweler and Hgerd Ironcutter to aid her. The small group is later joined by the mercenary wizard Corofzon Sus who had been hired to help the Dragon Claws by Stone Dylerold
      • Stone Dylerold and Slays leave Falcon’s Hollow to investigate The Frozen City of Faranth
      • The Dragon Claws rescue Charles O’Carien from the Kobold denizens within Droskar’s Crucible. He readily joins the company of adventurers
    • Growfest: Tarin Arien insults a local inn keeper. The Dragon Claws are forced to leave Falcon’s Hollow
    • Planting: Stone Dylerold is detained by Inquisitors of the faith of Pholtus.
      • The Dragon’s Claws travel overland in winter like conditions toward Braycott where Cruson Dylerold (Stone Dylerold’s father) is camped with an Army of Free Flan soldiers.
      • Elthazar travels toward Wintershiven to try and obtain Stone Dylerold’s release.
      • Alluna and Garn Rockdweler travel to Rakervale and meet Kris (Blade) Arien and Nuala. They travel to the Fire Opal Monastery at the behest of Slays who has relayed Stone Dylerold request that they recover a fabled magical gem that may hold answers about the mysterious Frozen City of Farnth and the Evil Tome found within the city.
      • Garn Rockdweler is slain inside The Monastery of the Fire Opal. Hgerd Ironcutter and Corofzon Sus join Alluna’s group. Kris (Blade) Arien betrays the group exploring the Fire Opal Monastery
      • late in the Month The Dragon Claws arrive in Braycott. The are received by Cruson Dylerold and encouraged to travel on to Redspan. Aris Hartgard leads a company of Free Flan in a prisoner exchange with the Redspan Partisans . The Dragon Claws do indeed travel to Redspan
    • Flocktime: Elthazar arrives in Braycott and then travels on to Redspan
      • Alluna, Corofzon Sus,Hgerd Ironcutter, and Nuala return from the Fire Opal Monastery. The Gem they recover from the Dungeon is discovered to be a fake. Lantys reveals himself to actually be the Arch Mage Nystul. Alluna’s wolf animal companion Dartag is overcome by the Devil Chills
      • Charles O’Carien is waylaid by thugs in Redspan. He enlist the help of Thon Fielderson and Elthazar to hunt down the thieves who have traveled across the Zumker River. They encounter several Orc and Ogre patrols. The three adventurers are forced to," lie low" in the wilds while trying to recover from injuries.
      • Nuala and Tarin Arien leave Redspan in search of Kris (Blade) Arien. Their thinking is; he and the Thiefling Skazzyg either have the Fire Opal or know information about it’s whereabouts
      • Alluna meets Tethan Senh and Katrina Urquell. They volunteer to help find the missing members of the Dragon’s Claws
      • Alluna,Katrina Urquell, Tethan Senh and Kira set out to find Charles O’Carien, Thon Fielderson, and Elthazar. With some guidance by Nystul‘s magic they are led near the campsite of the three. A hunting party of Orcs, Goblins, Ogres, and an Ettin discover the group. A large battle ensues and Charles O’Carien is slain while the rest of the party manages escape.
      • Hgerd Ironcutter travels back to his clan with Nystul, to help form an alliance between the Flamepacer Clan and Redspan. The ancestral armor of Druingar Glintaxe is fitted for and given to Hgerd Ironcutter
      • A Banquet is hosted by Nystul the Dragon Claws get to meet many powerful members of the Redspan elite, including Content Not Found: elektra-dylerold.
      • Nystul ask members of the Dragon Claws and a mysterious new ally Burnhaus to eliminate a Bandit known as The Stag Lord. Alluna, Corofzon Sus, and Hgerd Ironcutter chase after a separate group of Bandits
      • After defeating the Stag Lord the Dragon Claws are asked to escort Nystul on a rescue/diplomatic mission in order to retrieve Stone Dylerold and Cruson Dylerold. Nystul’s plans to rescue both father and son go awry when the Arch Mage Mordenkainen intercedes on behalf of the Clergy of Pholtus. Stone Dylerold is released. However, Cruson Dylerold is exiled to The Theocracy of Dimre (an almost certain death sentence for a noble form Pale) the faithful servant and warrior Slays accompanies Cruson Dylerold in his exile.
    • Season of the Fox: On Moonday of the first week; 6 members of Dragon Claws are teleported to the distant plains of the Wolf Nomads outside of the capital Eru-Tovar. Their mission is to recover an artifact known as Fiend’s Embrace located deep within the Cold Marshes
      • Godsday; The Dragon Claws are seized and briefly imprisoned as it is discovered Kira is a fugitive wanted for maiming a clan chief’s son whom she is betrothed to.
      • Earthday first week: The Dragon Claws reluctantly leave Kira in Eru-Tovar, as she is compelled to stay in the city upon pain of death until, her betrothed arrives in the city for Richfest festival. Burnhaus stays with her to act as her bodyguard.
        • On the same day; The Sea Ghost docks in Redspan after months of travel up Artonsamay river.
      • Freeday 1st week, The Dragon Claws enter the Cold Marshes. The party includes Elthazar, Katrina Urquell, Thon Fielderson, and Tethan Senh
      • Sunday 2nd week; Nuala returns to Redspan to report Tarin Arien has abandoned his quest to bring his brother to justice. She also reports that Kris (Blade) Arien and the Tiefling Skazzyg were reportedly heading to the heart of the Phostwood
      • Moonday Burnhaus and Kira escape Eru-Tovar with the assistance of a mysterious Ninja known only as Shingetsu.
      • Godsday Nuala, Aris Hartgard, Stone Dylerold, and Gjurome the filch pursue Kris (Blade) Arien and his accomplice into the Phostwood.
      • Waterday : weakened from a previous encounter with Bullywugs, Tethan Senh is slain by Ogre Zombies while trying to rescue his friend and companion, Katrina Urquell
      • Earthday Stone Dylerold’s party enters the Twilight demi plane in pursuit of the fabled Fire Opal
      • Freeday The Dragon Claws are joined by Enidri Felwin who was to deliver a message from Tethan Senh’s mother. A half Dragon adventurer also spends a day with The Claws and then sets off on his own.
      • Sunday 3rd week of Wealsun: The Dragon Claws meet Shingetsu an agent of Nystul’s who has been sent to aid Kira and Burnhaus and then help the The Dragon Claws in their mission.
      • Moonday The Dragon Claws enter Cold Stone Keep.
        • Nystul seizes the Sea Ghost and her crew as possible spies for the Horned Society. Mathew Frayne and Ayalia are interrogated. Eventually they are given a choice accept a mission to prove their loyalty; or exile and forfeiture of their beloved Ship. Marcus Nimblefoot evades capture his whereabouts are unknown.
        • Stone Dylerold’s group defeats the undead atrocity Mourel. The sorcerer had become an undead entity known as a Brain in a Jar and had an several undead minions guarding his stronghold including a Zombie Girallon and a Flameskull.
      • Earthday The Dragon Claws depart from Cold Stone Keep, after having defeated the rival mercenary group, The Fingers of Iuz and some Trolls. Shingetsu steals Fiend’s Embrace and is no where to be found. The Dragons Claws decide to leave the Cold Marshes after recovering Tethan Senh’s body.
      • Starday 4th week of Wealsun After recovering Tethan Senh‘s body, the Dragon Claws are visited by the very real Dragon: Sizzle Claw. The large black Dragon taunts the group and leaves them with a gift; Shingetsu’s head . The Dragon Claws decide to leave the Cold Marshes immediately and risk teleporting to Greyhawk City. The crew of the Sea Ghost infiltrates the fortress city of Piren’s Bluff. Their mission; to sabotage (or assassinate) the local Baron. The consequence of failure; lose the Sea Ghost.
      • Moonday Katrina Urquell is ambushed by her nemesis Content Not Found: sanblat-1 while trying to make arrangements for Tethan Senh’s resurrection. She narrowly defeats the villain in a life or death encounter but, unfortunately the evil wizard escapes.
      • Waterday Tethan Senh is resurrected by, Brawl Master Alhoster Madsen, the high priest of the temple of Kord in the city of Greyhawk.
        • Alluna, Ayalia, Hgerd Ironcutter, Mathew Frayne, and Merisial are hiding from authorities and are at risk of being discovered inside Piren’s bluff. The party is in jeopardy after several failed attempts to gather information on how to breach Baron Vedikon’s keep. The persistent questions and acts of sabotage lead to, the subsequent capture and eventual rescue of Mathew Frayne, from the evil priestess of Asmodeus, Shiyara.
    • Richfest The group that set off to search for Fiend’s Embrace in the Cold Marshes, recoup and rest during the ongoing Solstice festivities. Nystul curiously, is unable or unwilling to contact the group. The artifact Wave, is stolen and members of the Dragon’s Claws are offered a reward to recover it. A potential boon is presented by the mage Otto. He claims other artifacts in possession of the thief of Wave, may lead to some of the same clues they had hoped to gain from Fiend’s Embrace.
      Richfest 2nd day
      The Group gathered at Piren’s Bluff to overthrow the corrupt and evil Baron; decide to sneak into the castle grounds and storm the keep. They successfully overcome the Guardians of the keep and slay the Baron although Ayalia’s life is lost in the struggle.
    • Reaping 1st week Moonday
      The Elf warrior -priest Elthazar is slain inside White Plume Mountain by a Giant Crab.
    • Reaping 3rd week Sunday
      The Paladin of Moradin Thorfin Blackrock relates the events after his release from captivity and his decision to join the Dragon Claws. Thorfin’s Tale
    • Reaping 3d week Earthday
      The Dragon’s Claws find there way to the free city of Critwall. Thorfin Blackrock is re-united with his sister Tharma but, decides to journey with The Claws and rescue Thon Fielderson ’s brother Johab . The group spends the day preparing for the journey to Amundfort.
    • Reaping 4th week
      The Dragon’s claws finally reach the city of Amundfort. Their contact Kailer Goloda, sends them on a quest to recover a lost heirloom of the long dead and evil wizard, Yenejg Tojan. The quest is a condition for his aid in freeing Thon Fielderson‘s brother. A day later the _Dragon’s Claws_ are ambushed by a lone Bugbear close to the last free village on Tomon’s Enclave, the small town of Shapic. Shortly after they defeat the Bugbear however; Thorfin Blackrock receives an urgent and disturbing magical sending message from his sister Tharma. She is in dire peril and wounded somewhere in the Shieldlands north of Critwall. Thorfin Blackrock convinces the rest of the Dragon’s Claws that, he must abandon their current quest for the moment and use a Windwalk scroll, to travel back to Critwall and attempt to mount a rescue mission for his sister and her companions. The rest of the party reluctantly agrees and press on toward Shapic.
    • Goodmonth 1st week Sunday
      The party reaches the free town of Shapic. They meet with the town elders Bria and Piasem and are told where to find the ruins of Yenejg’s tower. They are also introduced to a couple unusual individuals, Mordakai Vahue and Sarissa Romauld These two are deserters from the dreaded army of Iuz. The former was the Sarissa Romauld superior while they were serving in the forces of Iuz. She, apparently followed him when he chose to desert his command, and flee with several members of his family, seeking refuge in the small hamlet of Shapic. Mordakai Vahue instantly recognizes the party as more than just mere treasure hunters and offers his aid in their endeavors if, they promise to help eliminate the local Bugbear tribe. Katrina Urquell, Enidri Felwin, and Thon Fielderson agree to Mordakai Vahue‘s offer however, only if he and Sarissa Romauld submit to several magic spells, in order to test their intentions and allegiance. Both agree to the test and soon the newly fortified group defeats it’s first challenge; the infamous Blistermuk tribe of Bugbears, at the base of the hill on the ruins of Yenejg’s tower. Later that same day Thon Fielderson is tricked by a Lamia as some of his wits are stolen from him by the evil creature. When the party does eventually enter the ruined keep via a poorly hidden escape tunnel, they are ambushed by a 1/2 man 1/2 fiend creature with too big mouth and ability to blink from place to place. They defeat the creature that called itself Toadstool and decide to rest for the night before exploring the dungeon beneath. But, time is not their ally; as their is only 5 days before the The Knights of the Holy Shielding will raid Amundfort with the aid of the Furyondian navy and marines. The party is in a race to return to Kalier Goloda and offer him the most powerful magic they can find from the dead wizard’s Yenejg’s hoard. Kailer hopes the magic will help mask his departure from Amundfort and thus betrayal of Amundfort’s true leader and overlord the evil mage Vayne a lesser Boneheart mage. The Dragon’s Claws in return for their quest hope to secure the release of Thon Fielderson’s brother Johab before the invasion begins.
    • Goodmonth 1st week Godsday
      After confronting their old nemesis Kereptis ’s Purple worm minion, the insane wizard himself shows up and declares the party to be, " a bore". He rewards the party with their hard earned treasure; the artifact weapon Wave. He warns them not to venture back to his mountain lest they invite death. Later that day, the party encounters a summoned Vrock, and is sorely pressed to defeat it. A little further exploration the party encounters the chain devil Ramzash and releases him in exchange for safe passage. This bargain grieves Katrina Urquell but, Mordakai Vahue had given his word. A few moments later while exploring the adjoining chamber the entire party is exposed to a very powerful magical cursed ruin and both Thon Fielderson and Katrina Urquell are driven insane by the powerful magic.
    • Goodmonth 1st week Waterday
      With little choice Corofzon Sus is forced to call on the aid of his order and dips deeply into the communal arcane power pool for a spell beyond his rank or mandate and uses it to Teleport the two ailing party members and Sarissa Romauld back to the city of Greyhawk in order to heal them. After receiving healing at Katrina Urquell‘s temple of Kord, Corofzon Sus is severely scolding for overreaching his station and is made subject to a geas spell with unknown consequences for his infraction. However, the entire party is allowed to return to complete their mission inside the dead wizard Yenejg "s stronghold. After buying 3 Teleport scrolls they return to Yenejg’s former stronghold and re-unite with their comrades.
    • Goodmonth 1st week Earthday
      The party overcomes the last of Yenejg ’s traps and minions to discover an impressive haul of treasure. They spend most of the rest of the day re-covering from wounds and gather as much treasure as they can carry before Teleporting to the rendezvous point to meet Kalier Goloda, the next morning.
    • Goodmonth 1st week Freeday
      The raid on Amundford by marines of the Shield Lands ,with assistance from the Fruryondy navy, begins. Kalier Goloda keeps his word and secures Thon Fielderson’s brother Johab. The raid is an overall success and hundreds of salves are freed whilst a 1/2 dozen salve ships are sunk while in port. The docks of Amundford are reportedly all but destroyed as well. Johab is re-united with his brother after nearly two years in captivity. Katrina Urquell and Enidri Felwin return to Greyhawk city via Teleport in order to fulfill various personal obligations.
    • Goodmonth 2nd week Godsday
      Mordakai Vahue, Sarissa Romauld, and Thon Fielderson attend a banquet given in their honor for the key role they played in the raid on Amundford. All three are offered positions of notable rank in the Shield lands military and even small plots of land once the nation is secure from it’s enemies. Sarissa Romauld and Mordakai Vahue accept the positions and promised land with gratitude. Thon Fielderson declines the offer politely having deep roots and family from the County of Urnst. He is given a promissory note of several hectares of good farm land once the Shield Lands were liberated.
    • Goodmonth 2nd week Earthday
      Thon Fielderson and Johab depart Critwall for their homelands in the County of Urnst.
  • CY 593 Wealsun: 1st week
    Johab convinces Thon Fielderson fielderson to join him on a trade expedition to Redspan. The logic being that Thon Fielderson has many allies and friends in the region from his past adventures.
    • Wealsun 4th week Moonday
      after nearly 3 weeks boat journey up the Artonsamay river, . This concludes the Broken Banners campaign and begins the New Frontiers campaign.

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