DnD War for the Lost Plane Session 25 Recap

Mistrivvin the dragon forces a battle on the castle rooftops; the party learns a shocking truth about their enemies.

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Previously on War for the Lost Plane

Starring:
Kaelan, level 17 tiefling Monster Slayer Ranger/Fiend Warlock
Scarlet, level 17 human Oath of Devotion Paladin
Gillian, level 17 triton Champion Fighter, College of Lore Bard
Kethra, level 17 half-elf Assassin Rogue
TIM, level 17 warforged War Domain Cleric

The gigantic, colorful dragon snarls, chanting magic under her breath. I stand firm, still disguised as her master, and foil the spell with my own magic, holding my illusory staff out dramatically.

“You can’t do that, I taught you that spell, Mistrivvin,” I yell in a mocking tone. “You are a petulant child!”

Her face contorts in rage, leaping toward me. In a blink her claws rake my skin and her tail bashes me to the ground. The coppery taste of blood fills my mouth.

I finally let the Creator’s disguise drop from my body as I stand back up, her eyes growing wide with confusion.

Smoke surrounds me as I disappear, materializing on the dragon’s back. I pull out the hellfire crossbow and unload magical bolts into the back of her head.

“You were right. Your master is dead. And we are much worse.” 

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DMs Guild Review – The Curse of Deltor’s Hold

Discover a buried secret while escaping a collapsed mine in this level 1 adventure.

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Designed by: Nicole Sparks

Level one adventures are challenging to design, because level 1 PCs suck. Few hit points, limited spell slots, and most classes lack their signature capabilities.

The Curse of Deltor’s Hold recognizes these limitations by focusing on story and exploration, while still granting exciting opportunities for heroism and dungeon crawling.

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DMs Guild Review – When Madness Calls

Rescue a famous horror writer from a cult in this Lovecraftian adventure for level 6.

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Designed by: Isaac Mandagie and Cita A F

Lovecraft, Cthulhu, and cosmic horror are popular sources of inspiration for horror and mystery-themed D&D adventures. When Madness Calls revels in its Lovecraftian tones – even using the author himself, in this cult-filled mansion adventure for level six.

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DnD War for the Lost Plane Session 24 Recap

We search for answers in the Under Manor, meeting its cantankerous residents; TIM makes a friend.

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Previously on War for the Lost Plane

Starring:
Kaelan, level 17 tiefling Monster Slayer Ranger/Fiend Warlock
Scarlet, level 17 human Oath of Devotion Paladin
Gillian, level 17 triton Champion Fighter, College of Lore Bard
Kethra, level 17 half-elf Assassin Rogue
TIM, level 17 warforged War Domain Cleric

Before I make it two steps into the dark hallway, a loud voice rings out, “Get out of Mistrivvin’s home! Mistrivvin is going to hurt you!”

I recognize the name, the one the stone giant warned us about. Still in my magical disguise as the Creator, I throw open the door to the courtyard, seeing Scarlet heal TIM of the magical polymorph. The creature remains out of sight.

“Mistrivvin! Come down here,” I shout. “I have returned.” 

“You’re dead,” she replies, her sing-sing voice growing with concern.

I hesitate, unsure of how much this creature knew of the Creator’s recent demise.

“Now, why would you say that?”

“I felt you die! You can’t control me anymore.”

I think for a moment. “In a… moment of powerful battle, I had to sever my connection with you. That is what you felt.”

“Well, now I can kill you! This is my home now.”

Scarlet calls out, “Okay!”

I smile. “Well now, I don’t disagree. I’m here to officially give you this home, as a gift for your services. I only need one thing in return.”

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DMs Guild Review – The Phantom of Music

Investigate mysterious happenings and uncover an insidious plot at the Singing Brass Dragon Opera in this 4th level adventure.

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Designed by: Azzael Ulbrinter (Andrés Lillo)

I had the privilege of seeing The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway over twenty years ago, and it was a transformative experience, with music that I still hum and sing to this day. The Phantom of Music: An Adventure of Love and Death  adapts the beloved musical into a D&D mystery-adventure for 4th level.

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DMs Guild Review – Away with the Faeries

A rescue mission leads to a war between faeries in this Feywild adventure for Level 2.

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Designed by: Baden White

While we’ve yet to see a proper published 5e adventure starring faeries and the Feywild, plenty of excellent DMs Guild adventures and supplements have picked up the slack. Designed for level two parties, Away with the Faeries is easily my new favorite Feywild adventure.

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DnD War for the Lost Plane Session 23 Recap

We level up to 17 and explore the cave leading into the Under Manor.

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Previously on War for the Lost Plane

Starring:
Kaelan, level 17 tiefling Monster Slayer Ranger/Fiend Warlock
Scarlet, level 17 human Oath of Devotion Paladin
Gillian, level 17 triton Champion Fighter, College of Lore Bard
Kethra, level 17 half-elf Assassin Rogue
TIM, level 17 warforged War Domain Cleric

I hide in darkness, sweat pouring from my brow, hands clenched, keeping the demon banished. I had never wielded such arcane power before. The slightest provocation may break my resolve. And I was being hunted.

I risk a glance around the corner. Magical darkness poured out of the last remaining demonic dragon, rendering it invisible once again. 

But Kethra is in there with it. Seconds later, a triumphant Kethra strides out of the darkness, the black beast struggling in its grip, as she purposefully drags it toward Scarlet.

The shining paladin hefts her sentient sword, and with one lightning-fast swing, decapitates the abishai.

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DMs Guild Review – Dread of the Ice Devil

Thwart a devilish ritual hidden in the mountains of Icewind Dale in this one-shot adventure for level five.

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Designed by: Christopher Waples

Dread of the Ice Devil is a one-shot adventure for 5th level parties, taking place in the frosty regions of Icewind Dale. Before you get too excited, the adventure predates the release of Rime of the Frostmaiden, but it’s still a solidly built, combat-heavy one-shot adventure.

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DMs Guild Review – Dramatis Personae: Archfey, Fiends, and Great Old One Patrons

Three Warlock supplements provide variants for Archfey, Fiend, and Great Old One patrons.

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Designed by: Andrés Lillo (Azzael Ulbrinter)

The Dramatis Personae series includes dozens of Warlock patron variants, with a separate supplement for each of the three otherworldy Warlock patrons in the Player’s Handbook: Archfey Patrons, Fiend Patrons, and Great Old One Patrons. All three can also be purchased together in the Bewitching Trilogy bundle.

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DnD War for the Lost Plane Session 22 Recap

After demons comes the angels, as the party is forced to deal with Rahmael’s celestial forces.

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Previously on War for the Lost Plane

Starring:
Kaelan, level 16 tiefling Monster Slayer Ranger/Fiend Warlock
Scarlet, level 16 human Oath of Devotion Paladin
Gillian, level 16 triton Champion Fighter, College of Lore Bard
Kethra, level 16 half-elf Assassin Rogue
TIM, level 16 warforged War Domain Cleric

The brief rest helps, but we still look at each other with pained expressions. The Creator is dead, and those demons may have ended us if not for a damn magic rug.

My thoughts are dark as we swim back through the waterlogged temple, emerging into sunlight. Styx sputters – the only one not affected by Kethra’s water breathing, then squeaks in terror and darts under my hat. In all our time together I’ve never seen him scared before. I look up and see them.

Dozens, maybe hundreds of winged beings hover over us, including a giant golden unicorn, and the celestial dog who had spoken to us after the waterfall.

In the middle of them all is Rahmael, the leader of the celestial forces. His voice booms and echoes with absolute authority.

“Your time is at an end, little mortals. But you can do one last good thing before I cut you down. Tell us what you were told. Where is the home of the Creator?”

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