Overheard in a tavern from Kildrak Stoneheart
When the persuasions of the rest of the party produced nothing but lies from the dragon Raiden, I decided to try a different approach. I threatened Raiden with Perion de la Foret and I traveling the continent singing a song about how the great dragon Raiden was defeated with little effort by a small, ragtag band of adventurers. I think the song would start off proclaiming the humble beginnings of the dwarven warrior who obviously lead the group, and how he was able to unite this group in brilliant tactical combat to take down the mighty dragon…but I’m getting off topic.
This threat visibly shook the dragon, and she finally relented and started speaking the truth. We were able to learn two useful pieces of information from her. First the location of her lair, which is located in the northern Valthunes. Second we learned the location of the Horn of Geryon’s crossing through the Valthunes. Given this information we allowed Raiden to go free with the promise to never return to this continent.
After a little bickering in the party on which direction to head, we decided to continue following the path of destruction from the dragon which was heading the same general northerly direction as we would follow to get to the dragon’s lair. Perion de la Foret produced some magical ponies again, and if it wasn’t for Perion himself being short I would think that the fact they are ponies was a mocking gesture on my height.
While heading through a small canyon like area, we were waylaid up by a group of Ettin’s. Catching us by surprise, I was entangled on a bolas thrown by an Etton on the cliff face. Of course their puny ropes couldn’t contain me, and I burst through the ropes and started swinging my hammer at their heads, but only managing to reach their hips at best.
The battle was fierce, and I am truly sorry to Perion that I am such weak willed individual as the Ettin mage was able to manipulate me into attacking my poor friend. Thanks to teamwork though, we were able to win in the battle against the Ettin, at which point we paused to take a breath and prepare for our next course of action.