Atop the Shoulders of Giants

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Leaving the political fate of New Jorintiat largely in the hands of its other citizens, Kurika frees some slaves, calls due a blood debt, and seems to more or less completely forget about whatever it was she originally meant to be doing.

That’s probably fine though, her town has an ent for a mayor now…?

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Attempted Regicide
...it's the "attempted" part that's important...

After making some poor tactical decisions, Quentin Longtooth finds out just how easy it is to make people like you when you convince them you’re a tool (or at the very least, more useful with your fine motor skills intact).

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The Battle of Eraza
... so many explosions...

Agamemnon Zhang and the other resistance forces target the small town of Eraza, a major port for supply shipments to the Golirian forces in the Obsidian Isles. Two ambushes, some unexpected reinforcements, and a riotous mob of local resistance sympathizers later the battle is over.

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The Battle for Alsint
"YOU wake up... unfortunately YOU don't."

Luther Ritter, Zelserys Anorallath, and company find themselves caught in Alsint as the city is besieged by the army of The Afflicted, lead by four frost giants. As a compromise between the council and Razim, Zelserys Anorallath is appointed City Commander to lead the defense of the city. The siege lasts about a week, with most of the assailing force’s tactics successfully thwarted by clever use of mortars and grease spells. Finally, the leaders of the two forces, Zelserys and Gorimhal agree to do single combat to avoid greater loss of life.

Zelserys dies. The city is surrendered and evacuated.

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"I am so sorry that I accidentally an anime."

Things heat up in Jin Tao as Agamemnon Zhang and his crew continue to fight the Golirian occupation. The situation finally comes to a head when the Golirians set an ambush for Zhang and his group, leaving at least 2 dead and one missing in action.

Oh, yeah, and then the Secret of Darkness showed up.

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Executive Liabilities

Someone kills six members of the Lu Paei family in their home in the imperial palace in Lalsim. A seventh member, Minh Lu Paei, is missing, presumed dead. The closest remaining familial tie to the sitting empress is a third cousin. The people of the empire begin to wonder, if the empress dies… who will sit on the throne next?

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What's that smell?
Fuck, now I have to cast Identify on the baby.

Kurika returns to New Jorintiat and finds herself investigating several mysteries with only partial conclusions. As the year continues it becomes apparent that the village will soon be faced with a possibly difficult decision.

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Keeping Secrets

After spending some time working on learning how to speak to the friendly, local madness-inducing-phenomenon , Sana Roshan made some discoveries that inspired a hasty retreat from Captial City for her and her new friend, the Secret of Sensation.

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Kurik's Keland Caper

Kurika makes a long-distance trek from Taimol to Bastrot city in Keland to return the personal effects of Bjolum Gotrind to his kin and perhaps try to learn some Kelandish. On the trip back Kurika discovers yet another overwhelmingly deadly monstrosity and decides it should make for pretty decent bait.

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"Not Wrong"

After a cross-country ride through northern Golir, through Keland, and into the Olu’Lansi, Luther Ritter, Zelserys Anorallath, Fofilakt Utkin, Elissan, and Maesra Naimi of Hramn joined forces with Isotta & Company. Together, their group scales Mount Goila to reconnoiter the Content Not Found: secret-or-darkness, but things don’t exactly go as planned.

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