Rise of the Rune Lords 4E

Turtleback Ferry Flooding

“Turtleback Ferry Flooding” (5/02/2012)

Previously in the Hook Mountain Massacre…

After recieving a mission to investigate the silence of Fort Rannock, out heroes ventured forth and defeated the vile ogres that had overrun it. Upon completing the destruction of the ogres leadership, the heroes found Lady Luceria, thought dead when her barge sank several weeks ago, living in the lap of luxury. She offer them the opportunity to go with her to meet her master, Makmurain. Our heroes agreed, trying to gain the upper hand by following her to her master then turning on them. But before they could they ecountered the remaining Black Arrows and Shalelu. The treachory of Kaven Windstrike was reveal, and Luceria turned on the heroes, but was dcestroyed herself. Our heroes then returned to Turtleback Ferry, where they were offered the positions of Masters of Fort Rannick. Accepting, our heroes returned once more to Fort Rannock, through unnatural rain, to start assessing what needed to be done. The rains continued for several days, before a local resident arrived at Rannock urging the heroes to come to Turtleback Ferry’s aid.


  • Our heroes arrived at Turtleback Ferry to find much of the town under water
  • They decided to cast water walking on the group
    *Adria ran to the aid of a group of school children stuck on a boat as soon as she had water walking. When she started helping them, she was attacked by a giant crocodile
  • Ydria and Idria left Adria to defeating the crocodile, but it was harder then they imagined. Eventually, Ydria was able to help out and the children were saved
  • As the heroes helped out the rest of town a giant water beast attacked
  • The heroes were vastly out matched, but the beast retreated after a short time, leaveing the towns folk to celebrate their rescue
  • The flooding started to recede some what
  • Mayor Shreed asked the heroes to investigate Skulls Crossing to see why it had such a giant flood all of a sudden
  • The heroes journeyed to Skulls Crossing, seeing a giant section broken down and allowing the water to flood through
  • The climbed up to investigate further, and encountered a Ettin. They defeated him and readied to move further into the dam.

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Here Comes the Rain
Episode Guide

“Here Comes the Rain” (29/01/2012)

Previously in Hook Mountain Massacre…

Our heroes were sent on a mission by the Mayor of Magnimar to investigate the far flung outpost of Fort Rannick, which had been strangely silent for too long. upon arriving in turtleback ferry they uncover occurrences of the shiedron rune, a strange symbol that keeps recurring during their adventures, and find it linked to a local gambling den that recently sank, taking with it its owner, lady luceria. after rescuing the last of the black arrows, the masters of fort rannick, from the clutches of inbreed mutant ogre-kin, our heroes arrived at fort rannick, now under the control of ogres. the heroes infiltrate the fort, and destroy the leadership of the ogres, before discovering the lady luceria living in the lap of luxury below the fort. she offered to take our heroes to meet her master, makmurian, and our heroes accepted, hoping to take advantage to destroy the threat that her master poses.


  • Lady Luceria informs the party that they will leave within the hour, and that she would deal with the remainder of the Ogres.
  • The party investigates a secret tunnel leading out of Lady Luceria’s room. The tunnel lead to the several areas full of small blue lizards. The party managed to avoid any confrontation with the lizards and found the exit of the tunnels behind the waterfall out front of the fort. They noticed the remaining Ogres leaving the fort, heading off into the forest.
  • The party ventured further back into the tunnels and found a chasm spanned by a rope bridge. Ydria scaled down to releave a dead halfling of it’s important treasure.
  • Beyond the chasm the party found an old crypt. The dead did not rest easy, and the party had to deal with the undead menace.
  • The party returned to meet up with Lady Luceria and proceeded to head out of the fort. They ran into the remaining Black Arrows. Kaven Windstrike was revealed as the traitor that betrayed Fort Rannick to the Ogres, and destroyed the Black Arrows. A fight broke out, and Lady Luceria revealed her own treachery, turning on the party and trying to destroy them, but was instead destroyed herself.
  • The party returned to Turtleback Ferry where they were greeted as heroes and offered the title of Masters of Fort Rannick

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