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Monuments of Flesh & Bone

Unread post by Rain » Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:56 pm

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A unsettling chill of something dark and sinister befalls the already decrepit air that captivates the area north of Bauldur's Gate. The influence of evil grows strong from the direction giving off a pungent aura of death and decay. Dark clouds loom over the horizon giving forth an ill-omen to the already unsettling atmosphere from the direction of the Fields of the Dead yonder, while a ominous moan echos through-out the air in symphony to the howling winds that cascade through the thick air.

Within the area of the Fields of the Dead something would seem off, the area while already dark and sinister in it's own natural habitat has grown un-naturally thick of undead. Although. . . The undead in question seem oddly out of place. They patrol around the region in small ranks wandering around the fields of death and decay in an endless timely march. They walk in order with a sense of purpose almost as they patrol around the area with steadfast determination and a watchful eye. On the plates of armor and ruined leather and cloth garbs would lie a strange symbol of a beholder that would draw them out from the other plain looking undead that wander aimlessly around the grave yards yonder.

The undead marching would seem ever watchful for something although rumor has it that those who have come into contact with the odd pair of patroling legionaries of undeath are not attacked at all. Instead if someone gained the attention of the undead legionaries they would simply scan them thoroughly only for but moment before continuing to march onward. As they come into contact with an undead that is not wearing the badge of the beholder they lash out against them attacking them with little warning and in their victory or defeat they drag the remains of the fallen along in their march.

Within the epicenter of the Fields of the dead would lie 3 large pillars of bones and gore that spring up from the ground as the area around the bone pillars soon govern their own negative aura of desecration. Slowly the dead rise up from around these 3 monuments of bone gathering in numbers similar to the legionaries of undead patrolling around the area. Some would even notice the small packs of undead legionnaire patrolmen make their rounds returning to the necrotic totems at the epi-center with the undead remains of both friendly and hostile undead. As they walk within the vicinity of the totems of bone they would fall onto the floor as an inanimate pile of bones and marrow once again along with the remains they dragged along with them. Only to be replaced by another pile sitting somewhere nearby the totems.

The 3 large bone totems stand tall as the undead patrol and conquest around it in an endless cycle of civil war. On the totems in question lie 3 strange symbols that look similar to the badge of the beholder pinned onto the undead legionaries that roam the region. Underneath the symbols each totem holds three different text that read:


"For we are those who witness."
"For we are those who judge."
"For we are those who die."

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Re: Monuments of Flesh & Bone

Unread post by Agog_Fr » Sat Aug 10, 2019 2:39 pm

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* As he slept in a gloomy little room rented in the slums of Baldur's Gate, Angbaal was awakened by an intense sensation.

He had the impression that a spell had just been casted near him.

Sweaty face, believing himself in danger in the face of some hostile mage, he looked at the room. She was empty, silent and deserted.

He understood that this energetic wave did not come from this room, nor even from the surroundings of the inn.

But where did she come from?


He put on his clothes, not yet fully awake, but suddenly excited by this phenomenon.

Being a necromancer broken with this magic, it did not take him long to perceive that this force came from the North.

He crossed the gates of the city without finishing his night's sleep, his eyes red and alert, in search of subtle variations of the Web. He eventually identified the regional source of this phenomenon that radiated throughout the northern region.

This source came from the Fields of the Dead, and it was there that he would go, attracted by it as an insect is attracted to the light. *
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Re: Monuments of Flesh & Bone

Unread post by Rain » Sat Aug 10, 2019 3:25 pm

Agog_Fr wrote:
Sat Aug 10, 2019 2:39 pm
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* As he slept in a gloomy little room rented in the slums of Baldur's Gate, Angbaal was awakened by an intense sensation.

He had the impression that a spell had just been casted near him.

Sweaty face, believing himself in danger in the face of some hostile mage, he looked at the room. She was empty, silent and deserted.

He understood that this energetic wave did not come from this room, nor even from the surroundings of the inn.

But where did she come from?


He put on his clothes, not yet fully awake, but suddenly excited by this phenomenon.

Being a necromancer broken with this magic, it did not take him long to perceive that this force came from the North.

He crossed the gates of the city without finishing his night's sleep, his eyes red and alert, in search of subtle variations of the Web. He eventually identified the regional source of this phenomenon that radiated throughout the northern region.

This source came from the Fields of the Dead, and it was there that he would go, attracted by it as an insect is attracted to the light. *
Once the man reaches the Field of the Dead it would probably not take long for him to witness the small civil war taking place in the region between the two undead factions. Small patrols of skeletal legionaries roam around the area slaying all manner of undead in the region and dragging them away into the distance towards the center of the fields of the dead. The legionaries taking the fight against their own kin all seem to bare some sort of symbol of a beholder on their garments.
Cerebella Dreambreaker - Insectomancer

Silken Diaries.
__________

Larfleeze Keres Hamoa - Plague Doctor
__________

Batibat Kok-Lir Kasdeya - The All-Seeing Eye

Batibat Journal Logs

"For the night is dark, and full of terrors."

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