Tales of Gromlin

No one Expects the Inquisition

Flarr takes his friends to the capital of Selwen for a celebration

Here is a summary of the 2nd story arc of the campaign.

While at the West Rider Inn, Flarr En’Shae recieved am invitaion from his families matriarch Amalia En’Shae to attend the queen of Selwen’s Jubilee. The reckless gentlemen convinced Relton to transport them to Landalin, in the hopes of possibly getting a pardon and meeting an old flame.

Sailing there they found a city in celebration, but a cold welcome when they went to meet the En’Shae family. As the party discovered, Amalia had invite Flarr in a hope to bring some embarrassment to Flarr’s father, Lior En’Shae. Flarr happily greeted Yesrel and reminisced over past troubles they got into. Yesrel, told Flarr about some of the changes in the realm. Most distressing to Flarr was the fact that the Order of Light has gotten stronger and had more influence. He also told them that later on he had to greet the Raelonic ambassador, but for now he wanted to go out and have a bit of fun.

They decided to spend time in the city and went to one of the many spas for the wealthy. While out they meet Marshal Rayesin Kelcyne, who immediately took a liking to the group, who in turn took a liking to him and made him and honorary Reckless Gentleman. He asked the group to join them at a royal ball that he had to attend and meet the various diplomats. Which reminded Yesrel that he had a task to complete. The party went out but was first greeted by the Plutorian diplomat, the illithid Krowan. A bit disturbed by the first encounter, they were more than happy to return to the festivities after meeting with the Raelonic diplomat.

At the party they meet many of the dignitaries from all over Gromlin. After enjoying themselves for the night Flarr finally ran into his father, who was shocked to see his son back in Selwen. After a heated talk, Falrr began to make an exit when Queen Verlin Katar. After a few more minutes of conversations with the various delegates, the group was asked to meet privately with Valrel Sybella. She meet them in the grand cathedral in Landalin. Her mood was dower and she was preoccupied. She told them she had seen her own death. She then proceeded to tell the fortune of Flarr and Alphons. She warned of a dangerous war approaching.

The next day, during the jubilee, as the queen made her way to the cathedral to the there was a commotion near the cathedral. While everyone foucused on protecting the Queen, the reckless gentlemen rushed forward to see what is happening inside the cathedral. The players found Valrel fleeing from some invisible force. After a dangerous fight in the bell tower, the city guard rushed and found the players over the dead body of Valrel. The reckless gentleman were arrested.

Deep in the bowls of the Order of Lights sanctum the reckless gentleman was interrogated and even tortured. Walxis Gallis sought to draw out a confession but was unsuccessful. The reckless gentleman were freed when Helana and Captain Relton and his crew broke into the prison. Flarr refused to leave, and sought information inside the sanctum.

While carefully maneuvering around the city the players discovered that many of the high ranking military officers have either been killed or were removed from command. Slowly the marshal was a massing and moving forces to attack plutoria. The order of light was assisting them. After they discovered body of Yesrel they new the high eves were being manipulated into a war to distablize the region. Using the new flying warships, the marshal was going to attempt to sail over the ghostly mountains and attack the Imperial capital before any counter could be formulated.

The Reckless Gentleman sought to expose this and stop the Marshal. They allied with Captain Talbot and took the first of the warships. With Relton’s help they caught up with the other two ships. They engaged the marshal and his men while crossing over the mountains. During the fight Gallis was transformed into a rakshasa. They threw him from the ship and upon realizing the marshal surrendered.

As things calmed down they sailed back to the capital. The queen thanked them all and rewarded them. The marshal was stripped of his rank but was made a advisor to the queen.

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