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Monster Hunter Quest #1: Pilot (Thread 4) Sion 410346[Last 50 Posts]

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The whole party is in front of Passage 24, which is filled with deadly gas.

Will the party survive the dungeon or will they end up as mindless zombies forced to mine gems for a diabolic master for eternity?
We'll find out today, only on the Sub.

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 410347

Let's not be here.
"So… where to now?"

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 410348

What's the difference, at least that's work.
Grunt and rest my shield.
"The dog has the map."

Snacks(DD Ranger) 410349

I look at the map.
"Snacks suggest we go route 16. Miner pony told us there is way there, but warned also it might be dangerous. Snack suggest to keep eye open."

I then fold the map and look at them.
"Shall we go?"

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 410350

"Hey don't ask me. You are the dog buddy."
Pick up the shield and make way, with a smirk.

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 410351

"Yes… let's go."

Snacks(DD Ranger) 410352

Lead them to the tunnels of route 16 while keeping an eye of enemies.

Spot etc

Sion 410353

You arrive at passage 16.
As you go in you notice the reason why this passage was marked as inaccessible.
A giant landslide has collapsed the tunnel making it completely inaccessible.
You do notice a small hole to your left.
Big enough for a pony or a dog to crawl through…
Though you can't see where it leads.

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 410356

"Hey Snacks, can you dig through these rocks?"

Snacks(DD Ranger) 410358

I gulped.

I scratch my head.
"Snacks can try, but which rocks? Should Snack dig on collapsed tunnel or make small hole on our left bigger?"

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 410360

I'll let these two work it out
meanwhile, use Bolster on myself

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 410362

"I dunno, I was just curious."

Snacks(DD Ranger) 410364

"Snacks will try to make left hole bigger then."

Slowly dig the left hole and make it more bigger so that me and the other can travel on it standing up.

Roll #1 8 = 8

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 410365

And I'll be there as well. In stealth. '1d10+2'

Roll #1 7 + 2 = 9

Sion 410368

Perfect. Everyone can travel standing up, no trouble.
As you get through you enter a large chamber.
It's very dark….and slimy.
You can't really see what's going on.
Light a torch?

You're bolstered.

You're stealthed.

Snacks(DD Ranger) 410369

Smell the air? Can I detect anything nearby?

Roll #1 6 = 6


Bubble Snacks.

Roll #1 8 = 8

Snacks(DD Ranger) 410372

feeling well protected I step forward a bit if my eyes can see anything in the dark, before I consider lighting a torch,.

Sion 410375

You narrow your eyes, trying to find out what that slimy stuff is.
You feel around until you feel some sort of slimy orbs hanging round, and ropes….
Wait those aren't ropes and orbs……this is a spider nest.

He's bubbled.

As all of you step forward, something big drops down from the ceiling behind you, blocking your exit.
And with a screech and the tapping of many legs, advances towards you.

You're fighting a Cave spider.
You hear more movement from the ceiling., suggesting there are more on the way

Snacks(DD Ranger) 410376

Try to light my torch.

Roll #1 1 = 1


"EEEEEEEE! Spider!"
Empower my hammer and smash his shit!

Roll #1 7 + 3 = 10

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 410379

Well, good thing I got that sword, isn't it. Now I've got something I can use close range…
Though, first I think I'll cool it off. '1d10' Ice Bolt.

Roll #1 1 = 1


"Calm down already!"
Ram into the spider with my huge shield!

Roll #1 7 + 2 = 9

Sion 410382

Too late. From the darkness emerges the figure of a cave spider.
He slams you with his legs, though Soils bubble protects you.

You focus your magical energy. But suddenly another Cave spider shows up from behind shooting its web at you. You are restrained!

Both of you charge daringly at the spider.
Soil knocks it over revealing its squishy belly and Amber strikes her hammer right in it.
The spider hisses, not to intimidate, but in pain.

Snacks 5/5
Soil 10/6
Warren 0/4 WEBBED [DC8 to escape yourself, normal DC for others to free you]
Amber 5/5

You are fighting 2 Cave spiders [1 helpless]
One of the eggs burst to reveal '1d6' Spiderlings.

Roll #1 6 = 6

Sion 410383

6 Spiderlings are crawling over the floor towards you.

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 410384

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 410385

And here's where I wish I had saved up for Escape Artist. Break free of the webs! '1d10'

Roll #1 2 = 2

Sion 410386

Mislinked. Your attack is part of Ambers thing. Read "Both of you" It was supposed to link to both of you.

Snacks(DD Ranger 410387

Damnit, can I see Warren? If I can, then stab the spider who has now caught him.


Roll #1 2 + 3 = 5


"Stupid pony!"
Slam the shield on the spider's head, kill him already.

Roll #1 10 + 2 = 12


Try and free Warren!

Roll #1 6 + 1 = 7

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 410390

yeah, my finger slipped on reply before I could type my action, didn't mean to point anything out.

Sion 410392

You try to run at him, but the large amount of webbing in this place slows you down.
A few spiderlings reach your legs and start biting.

It's too tight.
Those spiderlings are crawling close.
Hungry for a meal.

Luckily Amber jumps towards you and pulls you out.

The spider struggles to get up as you suddenly jump on top of it and with one mighty smash turn his head into a chaos of goo and brains.

You are fighting 1 cave spider, and 6 spiderlings.

Snacks 4/5
Soil 10/6
Warren 5/4
Amber 5/5

Snacks(DD Ranger 410393

Kick and fight off the spiderlings, Put them down.

Roll #1 3 + 2 = 5

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 410394

Okay, well, let's… get to work on cutting up some of those spiderlings. '1d10'

Roll #1 8 = 8


Smash one of those little rotters!

Roll #1 9 + 2 = 11


Bam Dam, Slam the spider!

Roll #1 10 + 2 = 12

Sion 410398

You start squishing them with hammer, hooves and paws.
Squish, squish, squish.
It's a horrible sound, but still better then the tapping of all tiny legs.

You charge into another one, right in his 4 eyes. He rubs his eyes in pain, completely distracted from combat.

You are fighting 1 Helpless Cave Spider.

Snacks 4/5
Soil 10/6
Warren 5/4
Amber 5/5

Snacks(DD Ranger 410401

Put that cave spider down, make him learn not to mess with us.

Roll #1 3 + 2 = 5

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 410402

Backstab the spider.


Slammity slammity.
Backstab is not automatic, even if the target is helpless.

Roll #1 9 + 2 = 11

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 410411

Well, then. '1d10'

Roll #1 10 = 10



Roll #1 2 + 2 = 4

Sion 410417

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As the spider rubs its eyes in pain, Soil doesn't waste time.
He slams again, the shield right into the undefended belly. The spider tumbles over on its back in pain.
Its head falling right in front of Warren.
The last thing its 4 eyes see is Warren Dirk closing in fast.

Fight is over.
As you light a torch again, you notice the amount of webbing in the room.
There is a passage on the other side to continue.

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 410418

We probably aren't the first to wander into its lair. Anything around other than more eggsacks? '1d10'

Roll #1 1 = 1

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 410419

"If somepony came down here, he can either talk with spiders or is now their food."

Snacks(DD Ranger 410420

"Ponies can check this room first, Snack will try to scout ahead."

Move forward to the tunnel and see whats ahead with my torch.


Throw a heal on Warren

"I'm not getting close to these dirty spiders!"

Roll #1 8 + 2 = 10

Snacks(DD Ranger 410429

I lower my ear.
"If Amber pony want to follow she is welcome…"


Well right, check the cocoons.

Roll #1 1 = 1


Inspect this room then.

Roll #1 6 = 6

Sion 410440

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He's healed.

You open one of the cocoons and nearly vomit at the the sight of a half digested pony. Roll to keep your composure.

The passage leads further away to another chamber. Filled with spiderwebs once again.
You notice some chests covered in webbing, a passageway with tracks, supposedly from a mining cart system, and another door, half-open on the other side of the chamber. There is the familiar sign of the dragon wings on it.

Filled with webbing and a few cocoons with half-digested ponies in it.
You also notice a few unhatched eggsacks.

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 410441

Please, I am a professional. '1d10'

Roll #1 2 = 2


Molly I'm scared!

Roll #1 4 = 4

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 410443

Nevermind, I'm hurling my lunch.


Definitely scared! Bubble self.

Roll #1 9 = 9


Poor souls.
I make a prayer to Celestia to look after them.

Roll #1 9 = 9

Snacks(DD Ranger 410447

Look around and make sure the place is empty before approaching the chest and opening it.

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 410448

"W-what's wrong?"

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 410452

If I am not to busy throwing up, point at the remains.

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 410456

Wiping my mouth a little, I'll just shake my head.
"Not for your eyes. Half-eaten ponies."

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 410457

"Hu- ah! AAAAAAAAH!"
I drop to the floor and cover my eyes

Sion 410462

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I was going to write something about being so scared you hugged each other, but this will do.

You feel a gently warmth in your body.
Certainly Celestia is smiling upon you, and the souls of the dead.

You step one foot into the chamber and realize you made a big mistake.
You look up to see the giant figure of a Giant Tarantula coming right at you.

Snacks is fighting a Giant Tarantula.
In addition to attacking you must roll a second 1d10 to see how intimidated you are by the giant spider on your first attack. Snacks must do this now. All the rest must do this once they attack the Tarantula.

Accompanying music: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kslPmmNBO-A


So… Bubble?
Anyway, check a second cocoon.

Roll #1 10 = 10

Zona [Preacher] 410464

Follow him.
"Those poor, unfortunate souls. Bah."

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 410465

Shaking my head, and spitting out the rest of whatever may have come back up, I 'll go check on Snacks.

Snacks(DD Ranger 410466


Roll #1 2, 4 = 6

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 410467

and I'll pick myself up and follow

Snacks(DD Ranger 410468


Poor Soil [Spellsword] 410469

"Eh. They were already doing a shit j-"
Run to him!

Sion 410470

You're bubbled.
You open the second coccoon, it doesn't look better then the first, but you're a bit used to the sight. It seems to be carrying some gems.
Are you a bad enough dude to steal from the dead?

Attack: 2
You are intimidated. -1 to your next roll.
Before you can even do anything except scream, the spider is on top of you and smashes you into the ground with its legs.

Snacks 1/5
Soil 10/6
Warren 5/4
Amber 5/5
Zona 5/5

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 410473

No, the question is: Am I a rich enough dude to let go of some gems?
The answer is of course not!
Let's take them and run to Chip.

Zona [Preacher] 410474

I frown and shake my head at him in disapproval as he takes those gems. Then follow him.

Snacks(DD Ranger 410481

"Oooff…. Ponies! Help!!!"
Attack the giant tarantula and cut his bushy mustache!!

Roll #1 6 + 1 = 7

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 410482

fearcheck '1d10'
Smash-it-with-my-hammer check '1d10+1'

Roll #1 6 = 6 / Roll #2 2 + 1 = 3

Sion 410483

You arrive just in time to see the Giant Tarantula charging at Snacks.
Don't forget that second roll.

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 410484

Help it is.
Fear '1d10'
And slam!

Roll #1 9 = 9 / Roll #2 6 + 2 = 8


Glorify Amber!

Roll #1 4, 4 = 8

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 410488

Well. Let's try that magic again. '2d10' second is fear roll.

Roll #1 4, 8 = 12

Sion 410495

You push your fears aside and hit him with your waraxe.

You are not intimidated.
Your size is another factor however, as you charge boldly at the Giant Tarantula, he simply spits a giant ball of webbing at you.
You're cocooned.

You are intimidated. -1 to your next roll.
You are at a loss of words as you see the giant spider rampage. He smashes you aside with his legs.

You are not intimidated.
But too slow to evade the rampaging spider legs swinging everywhere.

You are not intimidated.
With a charge you slam right into the Tarantulas eyes. He grunts in pain and looks at you angrily.

Snacks 1/5
Amber 0/4 WEBBED
Soil 10/6
Zona 3/5
Warren 3/5

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 410499

Right, well, let's cut Amber loose. '1d10'

Roll #1 7 = 7


"F-Filthy beast!"
Attack it with my mace!

Roll #1 4 - 1 = 3


I scream and try to get free!

Roll #1 6 = 6


"Good job Warren!"
And now give a powerful hit with the shield, supporting it with my shoulder, right onto the Tarantula's mandibles!

Roll #1 1 + 2 = 3

Snacks(DD Ranger 410505

Attack the beast again, try to smash its faec with my weapon.


Roll #1 7 + 1 = 8

Sion 410512

The Amber is loose again.

It ignores your threats and insults and simply spits a ball of webbing at you.

You slam into it, but this guy isn't as weak as those other spiders. He blocks you with his legs and spits his webbing at you. Luckily for you, your bubble protected you.

As the spider coccoons Soil, you take advantage of this opportunity to hack at the spiders legs.
He screams in anger and turns towards you.
As he screams '1d3' cave spiders advance from their hidden lairs upon all of you.

Snacks 1/5
Amber 5/4
Soil 10/6
Zona 0/4 WEBBED
Warren 3/5

Roll #1 3 = 3


"I like you!"
Slam harder!
Slam him into jam!

Roll #1 4 + 2 = 6

Sion 410514

Oh boy. 3 Cave spiders. The sound alone disturbs you.

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 410515

"Amber, heal Snacks!"
And then I'll go over and cut Zona loose. '1d10'

Roll #1 8 = 8


Get free!

Roll #1 5 - 1 = 4

Snacks(DD Ranger 410517

"Away critter! Away with you!"
Attack the spider and keep it away from Zona.


Roll #1 2 + 1 = 3


Heal on Snacks

Roll #1 1 + 2 = 3

Sion 410530

For the record, that -1 was only one roll.

You hack at it with your waraxe, but the spider simply swings his legs and you get smashed against the wall. One spit later and you're nicely cocooned.
Those Cave spiders look at you hungrily.

You do something horribly, horribly wrong and Snacks screams in pain.
You didn't do that to that nasty slaver on purpose, did you?

You slam into him while he's looking at Soil, he leaks some green spider goo from his body, but it doesn't hurt him too much.

Snacks 0/3 WEBBED
Amber 5/4
Soil 10/6
Zona 5/4
Warren 3/5

Snacks(DD Ranger 410535

"Owww….. "
Open my eyes as the pain subsides, I then try to wriggle and get out of the web.


Roll #1 10 = 10

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 410536

Right, well, while I've got the time between freeing up folk, I'll launch an ice bolt at the large tarantula. '1d10'

Roll #1 8 = 8


There are no brakes on the slammer train!

Roll #1 1 + 2 = 3


Smash it with my mace then!

Roll #1 6 = 6


Ah! Try and Heal him again!

Roll #1 1 + 1 = 2

Sion 410556

As one of the cave spiders gets closer, ready to devour you, you break out of the cocoon and hit him with your axe. He staggers back.
You then scream as pain comes out of nowhere.

The Large tarantula is too distracted to notice you focusing your energy and before he knows it one of his legs is frozen solid.

You storm at the Tarantula, but he takes you seriously now.
He raises his body and smashes you into the ground with both his front legs.
Then spits some sticky strands of webbing all over you.

You might consider a new career in butchering.

As the tarantula is distracted you hit his body with your mace. Some green goo leaks out, but it doesn't seem to do vital damage.

Snacks 5/2
Amber 5/4
Soil 0/5 WEBBED
Zona 5/4
Warren 3/5

One of the cave spiders screeches, from the ground emerge '1d6' Spiderlings.

You are fighting one Tarantula, 3 Cave Spiders.

Roll #1 2 = 2


Keep smashing it! Filthy, vile beast! Praise the Sun!

Roll #1 9 = 9

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 410560

Right, scoot over to Soil and cut him loose. '1d10'

Roll #1 10 = 10


Heeaaaaaal Snacks!

Roll #1 3 + 1 = 4


"You better not harm Molly!"
"Thankya buddy. Owe you one."

Charge at the beast again, slam!

Roll #1 2 + 2 = 4

Snacks(DD Ranger 410563

I wince at the pain…
She's angry at me…
And she wants me to disappear.
I try to back up a little and fire the tarantula with my crossbow.

Roll #1 10 = 10

Sion 410565

What determination! Celestia would be proud of you if she saw this. And she probably does, she's a godess after all. You stab the right in his body and tear something green and gooey, the grunts he makes tell you, it hurts him.

The Spiderlings start crawling towards Soil but you squish them before they manage to get there. Soil is free!

Before you can do more damage to your "ally", one of the cave spiders slams into you.

You charge but he's ready for you and hits you again with his front legs. You're ready for him as well and block most of the damage with your shield.

And what a masterful shot! You grit through the pain and hit that tarantula right in the eye.

Snacks 5/2
Amber 3/4
Soil 8/5
Zona 5/4
Warren 3/5

The 3 cave spiders are starting to move around. Spinning web all over the chamber.


Grunt and look at those spider.
"Right back."
Slam into the closest one!

Roll #1 2 + 2 = 4

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 410567

Can't have that. Freeze one of the Cave Spiders with Ice Bolts. '1d10'

Roll #1 3 = 3


Smash one of those cave spiders!

Roll #1 5 = 5



Roll #1 7 + 2 = 9

Snacks(DD Ranger 410570

Seeing the spider got shot in the eye. I take this opportunity to go forward and put it down.

Roll #1 5 + 2 = 7

Sion 410573

The giant tarantula trashes about, angry at the pain in his eye. one of his legs tramples you as he moves about.

One of the spiders spins his web close to you but before you can hit him, he spits some web at you from afar, it hits you so hard, it feels like a rock.

Oh wait, you ARE on his side after all?
Could have fooled me.

The giant spider trashes about and while he's too big for you to simply take down. You take this opportunity to hack into his body.

Snacks 5/3
Amber 3/4
Soil 6/5
Zona 4/4
Warren 0/4 WEBBED

The 3 spiders work hard, soon it will become hard to move without getting trapped in webbing!

Sion 410575

You get hit by one of the spiders as well.
Your damage is already accounted for.


No! Smash them!

Roll #1 5 = 5



Roll #1 3 + 3 = 6


Oh come on!
Just knock one of them out already!

Roll #1 10 + 2 = 12

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 410580

Hmm. Time to free myself. '1d10'

Roll #1 3 = 3

Snacks(DD Ranger 410581

"Ponies! Don let them ensnare us!"
I hit the trashing giant spider again with my weapon.

Roll #1 9 + 2 = 11

Sion 410584

You run after one of the spiders but on webs they're too fast. He smacks you in the face and keeps working.

As you wriggle around one of the working spiders stops and looks at you greedily.
He bites into the cocoon.

You jump up and with fire in your eyes run recklessly right into one of the spiders, too busy working to notice you.
Your slam is amzing as not only do you make him tumble away, you managed to tear of part of his backside, it lies on the floor dropping goo everywhere.

And his still living side falls next to Amber who smashes it.

You keep hacking at the Giant Tarantula like a maniac. Large parts of spider intestines start falling out.
You've got no doubt he'll fall soon.

Snacks 5/3
Amber 3/4
Soil 6/5
Zona 3/4
Warren 0/3 WEBBED

The 2 working spiders continue their business, slowed down by the fall of their partners, but still working fast.
One of the cave spiders screeches and '1d6' Spiderlings appear

Roll #1 1 = 1

Snacks(DD Ranger 410585


Good. Get to the next one.

"Somepony, free Warren!"

Roll #1 5 + 2 = 7


Keep attacking those little guys!

Roll #1 6 + 2 = 8

Sion 410588

Mislink, the "You keep hacking at the Giant Tarantula like a maniac. Large parts of spider intestines start falling out.
You've got no doubt he'll fall soon." was meant for you


Free Warren from his bonds

Roll #1 6 = 6

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 410591

"Thanks, preacher."
And then I'll ice bolt the spider who bit me. '1d10'

Roll #1 7 = 7

Snacks(DD Ranger 410592


It keeps on screaming, not good, I then try to cut off its head if I can.

Roll #1 4 + 2 = 6

Sion 410598

You slam into one of the working ones. He hisses angrily.

You follow Soil and hit the spider on the head. He falls down helpless.

Helping the helpless is a good work.

You aim and fire. He slows down in pain.

The Tarantula suddenly stops rubbing his eyes and looks at you with his 3 remaining blood-filled eyes.
He smashes at you with a scream.

Snacks 3/3
Amber 3/4
Soil 6/5
Zona 3/4
Warren 0/3 WEBBED

1 of the spiders keeps working slowly, the other is helpless. The Spiderling tries to help spinning the web.

Sion 410599

Sorry forgot to update health.

Sion 410600


Snacks 3/3
Amber 3/4
Soil 6/5
Zona 3/4
Warren 5/3


Smash that demonic creature trying to trap us!

Roll #1 10 = 10


Give him a stern look.
"Shut up you! Do like your brothers and sleep!"

Roll #1 9 + 2 = 11


Kill them! Don't let them put up more webbing!

Roll #1 6 + 1 = 7

Snacks(DD Ranger 410605

Looks like it is still alive and kicking.
Assault the tarantula again.

Roll #1 7 + 2 = 9

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 410607

Right, I'll backstab the helpless one. '1d10'

Roll #1 7 = 7

Sion 410610

That stern look must have been enough, he goes to sleep.
Or was it the fact that you just smashed the body below his neck?

You scream hymns to the Sun Godess as you charge the final working spider. He turns around shocked right before you slice his legs of with your longsword.

You take advantage of that by slicing open its belly and pushing it right in front of Amber

And you finish it of by smashing the head.

He is. But the hanging entrails tells you it won't be for much longer.
You hit him again.

Snacks 3/3
Amber 3/4
Soil 6/5
Zona 3/4
Warren 5/3


Shit. I thought I had a mace.
Now… attack the big guy!

Roll #1 7 = 7

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 410612

And then we all dogpile the big spider. Backstabbing once again. '1d10'

Roll #1 1 = 1


Turn towards the big spider.
"Main dish?"
Grin and bubble myself.

Roll #1 8 = 8

Snacks(DD Ranger 410616

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 410617

He mislinked to me. Yours was that last one.

Sion 410618

I keep mislinking yours for some reason.


Take down the big spider! Bring down the hammer!

Roll #1 9 = 9

Sion 410622

You can buy a mace when back town if you like. I've judged all your rolls as a great weapon up till now.
The big guy still has some fight in him.
BAM. Right in your side.

Before you get close, he spits that awful webbing once again.

You run at him and hit him hard with your hammer tearing out more insides. The green goo practically streams out now. So close.


Sion 410623

Snacks 3/3
Amber 3/4
Soil 6/5
Zona 3/4
Warren 0/2 WEBBED

Snacks(DD Ranger 410624

Alright then.

Keep on the pressure, along with Amber I follow here momentum and attack the beast.

Roll #1 3 + 2 = 5


Last push. Slam right into him!

Roll #1 5 + 2 = 7


Help Warren!

Roll #1 5 = 5


Heal Warren quickly!

Roll #1 1 + 3 = 4

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 410629

And I'll try to wriggle free. '1d10'

Roll #1 8 = 8

Sion 410631

The spider is close to death but his rage keeps him going.
He spits his web at you.

He smashes at you with a right hook. Your bubble holds for the moment.

You don't get there in time. The giant tarantula notices you and spits web.

You wince as his wounds tear open.

You escape, but where does that pain come from?

Snacks 0/2 WEBBED
Amber 3/4
Soil 6/5
Zona 0/3 WEBBED
Warren 5/1

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 410632

I know she didn't mean it. Really. Ice bolt the spider. '1d10'

Roll #1 1 = 1


Help Snacks out.

Roll #1 4 = 4


pls! Heal Warren!

Roll #1 8 + 1 = 9

Snacks(DD Ranger 410636

Try to wriggle out of this web!

Roll #1 4 = 4


Try to get out of it!

Roll #1 10 = 10

Sion 410640

You suddenly feel Ice cold as your magic goes haywire….but then you feel energy return to you.

That was a close one.

The spider doesn't let you go. He smashes into you again. Your bubble pops.

All your wriggling doesn't do you any good.

No heretic webbing can hold you down.
You rip it open. And Snacks as well for good measure.

Snacks 5/2
Amber 3/4
Soil 2/5
Zona 5/3
Warren 5/1

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 410642

Right, nothing fancy, just stab the spider. Backstab, that is. '1d10'

Roll #1 5 = 5


K-Keep healing him!

Roll #1 8 + 2 = 10


Heal the dog then.

Roll #1 1 = 1

Snacks(DD Ranger 410646

Get out of the web

Roll #1 4 = 4


"Damnit spider! I gotta help my friends!"
Slam it!

Roll #1 3 + 2 = 5

Sion 410651

He's completely restored.

Backstab usually works from behind. Not right in front of him, in range of his front legs.

That's not healing.

You were already out of the webbing because of the natural 10 of Zona. I'll treat it as suppress with a +2.
You charge the spider when you suddenly fall down when a terrible pain comes out of nowhere.
The spider kicks you while you're down.

He doesn't really care and spits webbing at you.

Snacks 3/1 DANGER
Amber 3/4
Soil 0/4 WEBBED
Zona 5/3
Warren 2/5


Aaah! Heal Snacks!

Roll #1 10 + 3 = 13

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 410654

Right, let's head back over to the guy who actually knows how to fight and cut him loose. '1d10'

Roll #1 10 = 10


Heal myself next.

Roll #1 7 = 7


"Thankya pon. Damn spider is getting on my nerves!"

Roll #1 7 + 2 = 9

Snacks(DD Ranger 410660

I open my eyes and smile…

"Ahh… Snacks… stand up…"

Roll #1 5 = 5

Sion 410663

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You feel Cadence smile upon you and heal Snacks fully

You do a few amazing jumps as the spider tries to hit you and prevent you from reaching your target. But to no avail, you reach Soil and cut him loose.

You heal a wound.

You're fully healed by the sparkly pony.

You charge at the spider. Towards his arms, he braces to smash you down again, but as he smashes, you stop at the last minute, making him miss you by an inch.
As he looks up confused, you slam your shield right into his eyes, again and again, until his brain is jelly.

The Giant Tarantula has been defeated.

Zona receives one Skill point.

There are some webbed chests laying around and the door marked with the sign of the dragon is accessible, as well as the tunnel with the mining tracks.

Minor pause as I prepare something small to eat. If you want to continue, we can soon.

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 410664

I'll just slump down for a minute.
"Well! That was rather close, don't you think?"

Zona [Preacher] 410665

I'll buy Inspire with that.

"What a nightmarish creature. Bah. Sun prevails."

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 410666

Laugh out loud, in satisfaction.
"Would have been more fun without the webs!"
After giving a few more hits, look at the chests with a grin.

Snacks(DD Ranger 410667

I smile back at Amber, perhaps she is not out for my blood.
"Thank you crystal pony…"

I nod at this.
"It came out of nowhere."

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 410668

I wipe the sweat off of my forehead and slump down

Snacks(DD Ranger 410669

"Sun prevails…?"

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 410670

"Well, it likely came from the ceiling, but we're quite lucky it didn't call more!"

Snacks(DD Ranger 410671

"There are more here Snacks think. We must get out of here as fast as possible."

I then look at the chest.
"But first, that thing looks interesting to Snacks."

Zona [Preacher] 410672

"Yes, dog. Praise the Sun."

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 410673

"Looks like there might be enough for all of us, really."
And I'll start cutting the chests loose while we wait.

Snacks(DD Ranger 410674

I just nod at this and lower my head.

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 410675

"Indeed sister. Praise the sun that got plenty of us killed a few years ago."
Smash some more bits of brain off the spider.

Zona [Preacher] 410676

"What are you saying?"

Sion 410678

I think Soil is referring to the Long Night. An uprising against the Alicorn sisters that happened a few years ago, orchestrated by a cult and their mysterious leader Nightmare Moon (no pony knows who he/she is). he/she was supposedly defeated by Celestia and Luna.
I don't know exactly what Soil is going to say, but of course siding with those cultists would be extraheretical.

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 410680

Thank you voice in my head. Yes. Exactly that. Soil hates both sides.
"Bah. Nothing."

Sion 410682

Just making sure Zona knows what she's supposed to know. And that's surprising. I would've thought Soil would take the Sisters side in this.

Zona [Preacher] 410685

Yes it would be!

I glare at him but say no more.

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 410686

He's a poor, middle dude. An idiot too. Prays to no god. He hates the revolutionaires for being idiots and attacking in the first place and the government for the following civil war.

Sion 412643

Previously on /temp/….


The pony bites your leg but you throw him off you and get back up.


You shoot and he jumps aside, you miss his head, doing minimal damage to his shoulder. The zombie however aims for your leg and swipes you off your legs to the ground.


You reach down to grab more dirt, when you look back up there are 3 ponies right in front of you. One hits you in the neck, one on the head, and one in the belly.
You tumble over in pain.


You shake it off. And fly right for him. He dodges your attack and you hit the ground right in the middle of another group zombies.
They raise their knives.


He flies away quickly through a crevice in the ceiling.
You raise your gun towards the pinned down donkey, but a zombie attacs out of nowhere and stabs your side.


Green blood spills from him everywhere.
He grins?
"You are not just fighting me, Soil.
This is the Dragons Domain, and I am his Chosen. I am the messenger of a God and He protects me."

Mwandishi 3/5
Snacks 5/4
Amber 4/5
Shortcake 0/4 HELPLESS
Soil 10/6
Melody 0/3 HELPLESS

The increased flood of green fluids has caused the basin to overflow, the poisonous green toxin starts flowing all over the floor.
This is NOT a good time to be laying helplessly on the ground.

Sion 412644

Warren 1/5

Warren [M Pegasus Arcane Blade]] 413560

"Wait, doesn't this stuff burn? Who has a torch!?"
And I'll help Zona up. '1d10'

Roll #1 10 = 10


"Your god is gonna have a pool of goo as a messanger soon!"

Roll #1 10 + 2 = 12


>One healer for this
Oh boy.


Roll #1 7 = 7

Poor Soil [Slammer] 413567

Where we are going we don't need… Healers!

Snacks(DD ranger) 413568

Attack the colenel.


Roll #1 1 + 2 = 3

Sion 413593

Ponies who have torches or otherwise burnable things.
Zona manages to crawl up by herself while your dirks swiftly take care of any zombies foolish enough to crawl close.
Your hooves are standing in the green goo now.
Though it doesn't seem to hurt for now.

Slam. Slam. Slam.
You just keep going.
And while the Colonel keeps grinning, it's not as sincere anymore and he seems to have stopped talking…
Gleefully you continue, unfortunately Snacks got the idea to strike as well and you accidentaly smash him against the wall as well when he gets in the way.

I'm not sure why you thought running in front of Soil on a Slamming Roll was a good idea but he slams you against the wall with the colonel.
You drop on the ground, right into the green poison.

You're up and right in time, a few seconds longer and you'd be laying in more of that green stuff.

Snacks 0/2 DANGER
Zona 5/3
Soil 10/6
Warren 1/5

The green goo is covering your hooves and rising.

Snacks(DD ranger) 413597

Not again!
I try tot stand up!

Roll #1 7 = 7

Warren [M Pegasus Arcane Blade]] 413598

Help Snacks up. '1d10'
"Quick, we need to drag everyone we can out of the goo, and then set it on fire."

Roll #1 1 = 1


Heal Warren

Roll #1 6 = 6


I can't see that happening though. Because no matter what, no matter where, no matter when, I must keep slamming!

Roll #1 3 + 2 = 5

Sion 413607

You shake it off and get up.
You don't feel right.

He's healed.

As you motion for Soil to leave the Colonel alone, some zombies attack from your rear, pushing you into the muck.

The goo underneath your hooves makes it harder to move and some zombies try to attack your side.
Your bubble is holding them at bay for the moment.
The Colonel, still against the wall, most of his bones shattered, seems to heal once the goo reaches him.

Snacks 5/2
Zona 5/3
Soil 10/6
Warren 0/3

Snacks(DD ranger) 413611

I look at the others.
"Run or Fight!"


"Oh no, you don'!"
Slam again!

Roll #1 2 + 2 = 4


Dammit! Heal him again!

Roll #1 7 = 7

Warren [M Pegasus Arcane Blade]] 413616

Up we get. '1d10'
"Run! And then light the green goo behind us!"

Roll #1 10 = 10

Sion 413620

You're up. And miraculously you didn't get any of that green shit in your mouth.

He's healed.

The goo is rising steadily now. And zombies keep attacking, your bubble pops.

Snacks 5/2
Zona 5/3
Soil 10/6
Warren 5/3

The goo is now rising right above your hooves.

BAM A loud shock echoes through the hall. And cracks appear in a wall above the chamber. The zombies look up in surprise.

Warren [M Pegasus Arcane Blade]] 413622

Great, that's a grand signal. Take advantage of that, and start moving towards the door.
"Snacks, any time with that torch!"
Once I get to dry ground in the corridor, I'll fire off an ice bolt at the colonel. '1d10'

Roll #1 9 = 9



Roll #1 3 = 3


Run off and drop the torch behind me.

Roll #1 1 = 1

Snacks(DD ranger) 413628

Run and drop the torch!

Roll #1 5 = 5

Sion 413640

You can take the southern passage, blocked by '1d2+3' zombies
Or the eastern one blocked by '1d2+3' zombies

Dropping a torch right in the middle of a burnable fluid while you're in said burnable fluid?

Roll to get to an elevated place away from the fire without too much damage

Roll #1 2 + 3 = 5 / Roll #2 2 + 3 = 5

Shortcake [Rogue] 413643

I try to stand up.

Roll #1 3 = 3



Roll #1 7 = 7


Can't I just… Bubble once more?

Roll #1 1 = 1

Warren [M Pegasus Arcane Blade]] 413647

Oh boy, such choices. Flap up, and dragging Shortcake with me '1d10', I'll head to the south door.

Roll #1 8 = 8

Snacks(DD ranger) 413648


Roll #1 8 = 8

Sion 413656

Roll for damage.


Went down down in a burning ring of fire?

Roll #1 7 = 7

Shortcake [Rogue] 413660

Do Melody and Mwandishi somehow get to safety?

Snacks(DD ranger) 413663

Most likely since they are Offline. Amber too I hope.

Sion 413666

Warren helps you crawl back up a ledge on the wall. You suffer minor burns.

The 3 of you are on the ledge with her.
You're near the southern exit, above the fire.
It's warm here, but safe for now.

You are the furthest away from the ledge and you get some minor burns to your hooves before you can climb up.

The zombies are in disarray, howling as thye struggle to get through the fire.
The zombies near the exits are burning as well. They're still alive but heavily weakened.
The only one who still seems to be somewhat sentient is the Colonel who slowly steps towards all of you through the fire.

BAM Another schock echoes through the chamber. Some rocks fall down and an opening becomes visible up there.
You swear you can hear voices up there.

Snacks 5/2
Zona 5/3
Soil 10/5
Warren 5/3

I'll assume they all got with you, with some minor burns, same as Soil.

Sion 413667

Shortcake 5/3

Poor Soil [Slammer] 413670

No he doesn't.
If I have time, bubble.
If he's out of the fire already, slam.

Roll #1 2 = 2 / Roll #2 5 + 2 = 7

Snacks(DD ranger) 413671

Take out my crossbow and fire the colenel!

Roll #1 8 = 8

Warren [M Pegasus Arcane Blade]] 413675

It's probably not going to do much, but fire off a bolt at the Colonel. '1d10'

Roll #1 6 = 6


I stab the colonel from a distance by using my telekinesis.

Roll #1 9 = 9

Sion 413700

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With a howl the burning colonel tries to climb the steep ledge towards you.
Soil is still blowing on his injured hooves when the burning Colonel suddenly grasps the ledge and his half-melted face appears before you.
Then things go fast.
Warren fires a bolt right on his face, covering his face in frost.
Soil grabs his shield and slams it against the Colonels face breaking the ice.
The bolt from Snacks goes right in the chest, the colonel staggers, losing his balance.
And Shortcake grabs the opportunity to stab the hooves he uses to grasp the ledge.

The Colonel falls down into the fire and doesn't come up again.
The unpleasant smell of bruning pony flesh fills the air.

BAM Some more rocks fall down. But because of the smoke you can't see what happens.
"Oh dear. Mister Mugsy, we'll have to climb down quick."
Out of the smoke swings a web right above you and a giant tarantula and 2 cave spiders appear with a yellow mare on their back.
"Grab on, quick."

Shortcake [Rogue] 413705

I grab on as quick as I can.



Roll #1 4 = 4

Poor Soil [Slammer] 413708

"Nice ride!"
Grab onto one.

Roll #1 3 = 3

Warren [M Pegasus Arcane Blade]] 413711

I'll fly up, and carry Amber if I can. '1d10'

Roll #1 5 = 5

Shortcake [Rogue] 413713

Rolling if I have to.

Roll #1 9 = 9

Snacks(DD ranger) 413716

Grab and climb up!

Roll #1 4 = 4

Sion 413717

You all manage to grab on and the spiders carry you on their backs back above.

You enter a network of caves filled with spider webbing. Countless tunnels seem to go in every direction.
You see eggs, strange crystals, glowing plants. And crawling of little spiders everywhere in the shadows.
The yellow mare doesn't seem to mind though, and the spiders keep going.

Since Snacks has been helpless in the goo, he must now roll for damage.


What? He was?
Bubble that fool!

Roll #1 7 = 7

Zona [Preacher] 413721

"This is disgusting!"

Warren [M Pegasus Arcane Blade]] 413722

"I see you weren't far away, as the bird flies. Thank you for the quick response."

Snacks(DD ranger) 413724

I wince from the pain and try to breath. All the while I try not to show it to the others.


Roll #1 5 = 5

Sion 413730

Doesn't matter, it was in and it's doing its deadly job. No bubble can change that now.

"It's nature."

"It's nothing. I told you I'd come, I wish I could interrogate the Colonel, but it might be better this way.
He was an evil donkey, I fear he wouldn't have listened to reason."

Part of your fur start growing blacker.
The mare flinches as she sees it and puts a vial to your mouth.
The taste is sweet and the pain subsides.
"You'll have to live with a more gray fur, for a couple of weeks but it will turn healthy again."
She smiles kindly at you.

Poor Soil [Slammer] 413734

Okay, use it on self then.

Sion 413735

You're bubbled.

Warren [M Pegasus Arcane Blade]] 413738

"He likely told us all he needed to, even without saying much. The town is likely overseen by one of his kind, and that odd pony that ran out of the church was probably another of his type, as the trail of goo he left might have proven."

Shortcake [Rogue] 413740

"How did you get so friendly with the spiders?"

Snacks(DD ranger) 413742

I smile at her with fazed eyes.
"Snacks thanks you pony …. name?" I then smell the air.

Is she a flower in my eyes?

Roll #1 7 = 7

Snacks(DD ranger) 413744

Even worst pony is not bad looking. I then try to rest.

Poor Soil [Slammer] 413745

Look at the newcomer.
"You the one with the birds?"

Warren [M Pegasus Arcane Blade]] 413747

"And one of the ones trying to keep what's happening from happening."

Poor Soil [Slammer] 413750

"You lied."
Frown at him.

Snacks(DD ranger) 413751

I grit my teeth and look at him and Amber sadly.
"If only Snacks have listened…… " I lower my gaze.

Warren [M Pegasus Arcane Blade]] 413753

"That she got away from me? No, I hadn't. And you never asked if I tried to find her later."

Poor Soil [Slammer] 413756

"No, about the bird. Earlier in the mine."

Sion 413757

Uh…I guess?
"You may call me Cloudy Skies."

"Most pones are scared of spiders. But they're actually really kind and adorable."Cloudy rubs the tarantulas head and he….purrs, or at least the spider equivalent of it.
You, Mwandishi and Melody receive a skill point.

She nods.
"Yes, don't you remember me? I'mthe writer from the inn. Sorry for lying to all of you, back then I didn't know if I could trust you."

"I figured. Much has happened since you left for the mines. Things have changed."

The spiders go into a tunnel and you see light in the distance.

Cloudy turns to Zona. "Miss Zona?"

Zona [Preacher] 413759

"Yes? What?"

Poor Soil [Slammer] 413761

Look away and cross my hooves.

Shortcake [Rogue] 413763

"How did you keep them from eating you?"
I'll take Backstab.

Warren [M Pegasus Arcane Blade]] 413764

"How did I lie? I simply said I was watching over it for a while, and would return it to its owner when the time came. It happened."

Poor Soil [Slammer] 413767

"Nah. I asked you if it was one of the birds from last night."
Pout and look away.

Snacks(DD ranger) 413768

I raise my hand to try to block the glare.
"Cloudy Skies…. Where will Cloud pony and good spiders take us?"

Warren [M Pegasus Arcane Blade]] 413772

"Oh. Well, it wasn't. Different bird entirely."

Poor Soil [Slammer] 413774

"Bah. Stupid way to get around a lie."
Keep looking away from him.

Snacks(DD ranger) 413775

I look at Warren.
"So…. what do pony think will happen to us after this…"

Sion 413776

She takes out a small bottle from her bags, containing what seems to be some sort of moisturizer.
"I believe you have been wounded? This might help. You need to apply it to your flank every day for a few weeks and the wound will heal.
Good as new."
She smiles kindly at you as she offers the bottle.

"They only eat when they're hungry. And I've always had a special connection with animals…we got along right from the start.
They know I'm here to help them.
Why, a few spiders once took me to visit one of their underground cities."

"Outside back into the forest. We'll be safe there and I can tell you about what happened."

Poor Soil [Slammer] 413779

"We get our money from the guys in town and tell them what happened here, of course!"

Zona [Preacher] 413780

I take the bottle and eye it
"What is this?"

Snacks(DD ranger) 413783

I nod at her then look back.
"What happened to those… ponies, why are they sacrificing their own kind? Snacks have not seen such things in dogs life."

"Is it still safe to go back to town Soil pony?'

Poor Soil [Slammer] 413786

"What's stopping us?"

Shortcake [Rogue] 413788

"Who are you? What was all that green stuff the zombies had?"

Warren [M Pegasus Arcane Blade]] 413789

"It's medicine. All natural goop that's good for what ails you."
"The fact we're likely supposed to be dead. The town might arrest us on sight for the 'murder' of their colonel."

Snacks(DD ranger) 413792

I nod at this and my eyes widen.
"Soil pony did left those Manticore parts to that smith!:

"Or….. that." I look at Warren uncertainly and put a hand on my head and shake left to right.
"What shall we do?!"

Poor Soil [Slammer] 413795

"We take them here and show them what their war hero was really like. Easy.
And don't say you are scared of a few ponies after what we just fought!"

Warren [M Pegasus Arcane Blade]] 413796

"Simple. Sister Zona can likely still enter town, and if she's agreeable she can pick up the items we had left behind. Or we could simply sneak back in."
I'll shrug.
"Or just act like nothing's happened, get everything, and then scoot along out of town before word from the mine gets back."

Zona [Preacher] 413799

"Natural crap…"

"Of course! The inquisition must be informed! I wont avoid the town!"

Sion 413800

Cloudy frowns.
"One of my animals found a pool of Green Toxin within Lord Silverhazes mansion. They are the ones who wanted you dead.
And I fear they're already on the move, towards the Old Fort."

"A extract, that rejuvenates the damaged flesh made from plant and…some other things. Completely safe, once I found a sample of the Green Toxin I could make it. I have more for emergencies."

She sighs.
"Some of them must have been used to punish traitors. The one laying in the town was an exception. Once I heard of it, I realized they never really needed that Manticore blood. They used the heart of that pony completely infested as a catalyst for their device."

"I'm a Guardian of Nature. I've come here to protect Silverhaze and Equestria from what lurks within the Depths."

"We'll return to the town."

There are 2 paths open to us.
"We go to the Old Fort immediately and try to intercept Lord Silverhaze and the mages before they get close to the dragon,or we go into town to find help first.
I fear what might have happened to Sister Shimmering and Sparkling."

Snacks(DD ranger) 413801

"That sounds like a plan, we go back to town after we talk to Cloud eh?" I smile

Poor Soil [Slammer] 413804

"Eh, at this point, let's just kill them all right now."

Zona [Preacher] 413805

"Would Silverhaze harm his own daughter? We go to town!"

Warren [M Pegasus Arcane Blade]] 413807

"Considering Silverhaze wants to resurrect a dragon of godlike power, I think his cares for his daughter have gone down in priority. And are we even strong enough to waylay Silverhaze as we are?"
I'll sigh.
"Do we even have a choice of not at least trying?"

Shortcake [Rogue] 413809

"No name, huh? Okay, but what's that green stuff? And we should totally go after Silverhaze first before he can finish his evil plans."

Sion 413813

All of you arrive at the exit to one of the tunnels and hop off.

Cloudy thanks "Mugsy" for his help and they crawl back into the tunnels.

"Do as you will. My task is to stop the dragon from rising again. And I won't fail my duty."
She grasps the butterfly necklace around her neck.

"The green gasses is what the dragon exhales in his sleep, simple as that. The goo is prepared through magical means by it's followers based on that. And my name is Cloudy Skies, at your service."

Time to make a plan!


Snacks(DD ranger) 413814

I frown at this.
"If that is so, Snack would be willing to go back to town to save Pony lord. He owe us bits too."

Warren [M Pegasus Arcane Blade]] 413818

"Well, if we can stop Silverhaze, the rest should be easy, right?"

Snacks(DD ranger) 413819

I stretch my cramped muscles and a bit glad to see the skies.
"Thanks for helping us Cloud pony, Snacks would not let this go unpunished.

"Are we sure Silverhaze zebra is corrupted too? We dont know."

Zona [Preacher] 413820

"We should go back to town and check on the sisters!"

Poor Soil [Slammer] 413822


Warren [M Pegasus Arcane Blade]] 413824

"If not corrupt, he's at least insane."
"And if, during that time, Silverhaze makes it to the dragon and it wakes up? We don't have the firepower for that. No one in a thousand miles has the firepower for that."

Poor Soil [Slammer] 413825

"No time to go around hoping somepony will save your ass sister. Time to act. If you don't I will go alone."

Sion 413826

Final thing.

Two birds come to Cloudy and she listens to their song.

"Things have taken a turn for the worse in Silverhaze Falls. The remaining cultists have attacked the non-believers. Shimmering and the apples are in danger.
I don't know what's happening to Sparkling. I've sent some animals to locate her but so far nothing."

PAUSE for real now.

Zona [Preacher] 413829

"That's it, I'm going to that damn town."
Cue dramatic reloading of gun
"Hunt me some heretics…"

Warren [M Pegasus Arcane Blade]] 413831

Well shit.
"Doesn't change things, though. Even if we save them now, if Silverhaze reaches the dragon, it'll have been for nothing."

Poor Soil [Slammer] 413833

"Dragon it is."

Snacks(DD ranger) 413834

"Snacks will go!"

"We evacuate good ponies and fend off attackers."

Poor Soil [Slammer] 413837

"You know what pal? Let's do it like this.
You all do that.
Me and the sister go to stop Silverhaze."
Turn to Zona.
"Good enough for you, shouty pony?"

Warren [M Pegasus Arcane Blade]] 413838

"And when the dragon gets up and starts to reassert itself as a god? What then? It had an entire tribe of diamond dogs as zombie slaves for centuries."
"I'm not letting you run after that lunatic on your own."

Zona [Preacher] 413839

We'll see what the rest of party wants before deciding

Poor Soil [Slammer] 413840

"C'mon, we both know my shield is big enough."

Snacks(DD ranger) 413841

I fidget at these.
"What do ponies think shall we do then?"


Warren [M Pegasus Arcane Blade]] 413843

"One against one, maybe, but he'll likely have a dozen guards with him. Each one likely nearly as durable as that colonel."

Poor Soil [Slammer] 413844

Grin at him.
"And see how that went down!"

Warren [M Pegasus Arcane Blade]] 413846

"Yes, he survived being pummeled repeatedly and had to be burned to death so that he'd stay down. And your shield doesn't breathe fire just yet."

Poor Soil [Slammer] 413847

"I was this close to get him! And they won't have a goo-spitting head now!"

Snacks(DD ranger) 413849

"Snacks Vote is to go to town. Everyone needs help there…. and Firethorn pony." I frown remembering her.

Shortcake [Rogue] 413851

"But if he wakes the dragon it won't matter how much help we get."

Poor Soil [Slammer] 413853

"Well, just don't be too late or I'll have already dealt with Silverhaze myself, uh?"
Grin at him.
"Exactly the reason I'm gonna stop him while you evacuate town."

Warren [M Pegasus Arcane Blade]] 413854

"Since there are nearly enough of us to have even teams, we could just split up. One team heading to town, the other going straight after Silverhaze and at least delaying him until he gets eaten by a bear or something that lives in the old fort. But we need to decide fast."

Snacks(DD ranger) 413856

"Split up?…. " I frown.

"If it comes down to it, Snacks will go to team with Amber pony in it…. "

Poor Soil [Slammer] 413861

"Gee, thank you buddy, sure is nice to know you are there to cover my ass."

Snacks(DD ranger) 413863

I grin at him.
"Aaah… this is why Snacks dont want party to split, Snack dont know who he will go with."

Shortcake [Rogue] 413865

"I can help! I can sneak in and stab him in the back!"

Warren [M Pegasus Arcane Blade]] 413867

"Hopefully he won't be like the colonel or the other zombies. I found them rather resistant to such things."

Poor Soil [Slammer] 413868

"If he's like the colonel, he's made of jelly inside.
Didn't you see how long he kept talking after he was little more than a snout scraped on a wall?"

Shortcake [Rogue] 413869

"Then I slice him in half like an overfull pastry and let him leak out."

Snacks(DD ranger) 413870

"Snacks will try to help cake pony do that, if we got to town."

Poor Soil [Slammer] 413872

"You got the spirit, for sure. Try not to get squished, uh?"
Grin at her.

Shortcake [Rogue] 413874

"I'm still not sure I want to be alone with you."

"Tons of spirit!"
I grin and you and thump my chest.

Sion 414911

It's time to choose kids.

>Go to the town first and save the innkeepers and healers and whatever unnamed villagers are not part of the conspiracy.

>Go to the Old Fort and dive into the mines to stop Lord Silverhaze.

Cloudy Skies will make for the Old Fort immediately.

Amber [Crystal Pony Ascendant] 414912

Definitely going to the town myself!

Campfire 414913

Save them? There are more zombies?

Snacks(DD ranger) 414914

"Red pony is in danger and lots of lives are in trouble, so its best to go to town itself."

Nod at this.

Sion 414915

You didn't think that was all of them did you?

Shortcake [Rogue] 414916

"We should check on the town."

Zona [Preacher] 414917


Poor Soil 414918

"Yeah, you two go.
I'm gonna stop Silverhaze at the ruins!"

Snacks(DD ranger) 414919

"Lets go then." Lead them to town.

I stop.
"Poor Soil pony would not go to town?"

Zona [Preacher] 414920

"Hold on, you'll need a healer for that."
I look at Amber

Poor Soil 414921

"Of course not! We can't let them wake the dragon!"

Snacks(DD ranger) 414922

I bite my lips.
1. bro
2. CB


Roll #1 1 = 1

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 414923

"No way I'm gonna abandon Sparkling and Shimmering!"

Sion 414924

Current teams:




Meanwhile Cloudy is busy…gathering flowers.

Zona [Preacher] 414925

"Fine, I'll go with him then."
Nod at Soil

Snacks(DD ranger) 414926

"Zona, Cake, Amber pony and others go to town. Snacks will go with Poorsoil pony."


"Ahw now, don't worry buddy. You go to town, make it quick like I know you can. Then get back to me!"
"Good to know."
Bubble Zona.

Roll #1 5 = 5

Shortcake [Rogue] 414928

"Why are you picking flowers?"

Poor Soil 414929

Me and Zona to the fort, others to town. Ready.

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 414930

Going to town, yup!

Snacks(DD ranger) 414931

I look down and look up again and nod.
"Snacks will go to Town with Amber and Shortcake.

I then hug him.
"Good luck Poor soil.

Zona [Preacher] 414932

Going with Soil to give out heals.

Poor Soil 414933

"Hey don't get all touchy feeling now, okay? We gotta meet again!"
Smile confidently at him.

Snacks(DD ranger) 414934

Nod and heads out to town following Amber and Shortcake.

Going to town to assist Shortcake and Amber

Sion 414935

Rearranged team



Cloudy finishes up making to bouquets of flowers, gets a small bag out of her saddlebags and sprinkles some blue dust on them while mumbling some words you don't understand.
She then comes over to you and hands you one of the bouquets.
"Here, if you or anyone in your group get caught in those poisonous fumes, just stand close to it and you'll be fine."

Both groups then each go their respective ways.

Stand by for next post.

Shortcake [Rogue] 414936

"Oh. Thanks."

Zona [Preacher] 414937

"Hmph… like a bunch of damn flowers is going to save the day…"

Poor Soil 414938

'1d10' for flowers smell.

Roll #1 8 = 8

Poor Soil 414939

"They smell nice."
Smile candidly at her.

Sion 414940

You make fast progress through the woods. Approaching Silverhaze Falls from the rear. You don't see any of the usual guards on patrol on the wooden walls and towers.
The gate is on the other side of the wall, you'll need to make a small detour to go through it.
You can see the Inn right beyond the wall though. Maybe just climbing over or under it would be better?

>Old Fort.

She smiles back kindly.

And nods at one of the birds who flies away faster than you can see. A minute later the biggest Manticore you've ever seen runs out of the forest and stops near you.
You climb on it with Cloudy and in no time at all reach the Old Fort.
It isn't devoid of danger this time.
You immediately notice the large number of zombies running through it, obviously disturbed out of their mines by something.

Rolling for Manticore entrance '1d10'

Roll #1 8 = 8

Snacks(DD ranger) 414941

I look at Amber and SC
"Will Snack dig under wall to make it to town faster?


Is that possible with my crystal pone body? Climbing over the wall?

Roll #1 8 = 8

Sion 414943

The Manticore speeds up as he nears the Fort, smashing one of the broken walls, crushing 4 zombies blatantly beneath its paws and swinging its tail around to make room.

You're in the Old Fort. The Zombies are in disarray.

Shortcake [Rogue] 414944

"Dig, dog."

Snacks(DD ranger) 414945

Start to dig and make a tunnel under the wall and past it.

Roll #1 7 = 7

Zona [Preacher] 414946

Hop off and ready my gun
"Now what?"


"Now, stay behind me!"
She's bubbled, right?
Charge in on the closest zombie. Slam!

Roll #1 9 + 2 = 11



Roll #1 2 = 2

Sion 414949

It is definately and easily possible.

The ground is soft, you easily dig a tunnel underneath the wall. As you come up on the other side, you see 2 villagers trying to bash in the door of the Inn.
They don't look like healthy ponies.

Come on, that could be better.

Cloudy jumps off as well.
"Mister Leo, please keep them off our backs."
She says to the Manticore, who turns towards the zombies regrouping for an attack on your rear.
She points towards one of the mine shafts.
"The closest way is through there."
The Entrance is guarded by 10 zombies.
Cloudy Skies Attack '5d10'

You immediately charge once you hear the order.
You crush the first zombie beneath your hoof and shield.

Roll #1 4, 5, 5, 3, 9 = 26

Sion 414950

The DD zombies are quite agile and immediately start digging in the ground.
Only one is too slow as vines suddenly grasp him and literally tear one of his arms off.


Guess that means I just gotta shoot!

Roll #1 1, 5 = 6

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 414952

Follow Snacks!


I'm gonna need a battle report here.
How many zombies left?
How far?
No matter, onto the next!

Roll #1 6 + 2 = 8

Snacks(DD ranger) 414954

Attack one of the diseased ponies attacking the door of the Inn.

Roll #1 9 + 3 = 12

Shortcake [Rogue] 414955

I follow him through the tunnel and immediately dash to cover when I come out the other side.

Roll #1 10 = 10


Not healthy? Are they sick? Cure them of their ailments!

Roll #1 5 + 2 = 7

Sion 414957

Talk about stealthy.
No one will find you here.

You charge right at that guy and before he even has a chance to react, your paw is around his neck and you slam him to the ground.

You heal the other pony.
The greenish look on his skin disspears and he seems to decrease in size a bit.
He looks confused at himself.
He sees you.
He immediately grabs a flask from his bags.

9 still, one heavily wounded. 4 underground
You don't see anything of the DD that disappeared. But of the ones that haven't gotten down yet, you slam one. His head, which seemed to be kept together by stitches drops to the ground and rolls away.
Leaving only a headless corpse swinging its paws around.

You aim and…
GRAB. Out of the ground come 2 paws, causing you to trip.
They're trying to drag you into the earth!

Cloudy Skies Attack '5d10'

Roll #1 6, 1, 5, 2, 3 = 17

Snacks(DD ranger) 414958

Hit it hard again with my axe

Roll #1 4 + 4 = 8

Sion 414959

Most of the underground DD seem to go for her and she jumps around, evading their grasp.


Run over there and cut off that paw! Slam!

Roll #1 10 + 2 = 12


Shoot him!

Roll #1 1, 2 = 3

Shortcake [Rogue] 414962

I leap out and blind the one that is shouting.
"Are these things zombies or not!??"

Roll #1 6 = 6


"Waaait! We're here to help!"

"Wait! Stop!"
Stop him from finishing that pony!

"I don't think so!"

Roll #1 2 = 2

Snacks(DD ranger) 414964

hearing this, I hit the pony with the blunt end of my axe to stun him.

Sion 414965

He's still down.
He keeps struggeling, but you keep him down.

3 other paws grab you and you're dragged into the hole. Dropping into a tunnel where 4 DD have you surrounded and…

You make a run for it and drop into the same hole as Zona.
Before the DD can start doing horrible things to her, you drop down shield first on one of them, the dogs scatter.

There are 3 DDs in the tunnel, 4 above.
Cloudy Skies attacks '4d10'

He puts the flask to his mouth and drinks as you throw the sand in his face. He drops his flask, but too late, he drank and what happens next answers your question.
The pony groans as his coat turns sickly green again and his muscles expand.
"Zombies? We're the Chosen."
He grins.

As you dart over to stop Snacks, the freshly zombified pony grabs a dagger and stabs you in the back.

Amber 1/5
Shortcake 5/5
Snacks 5/5
Soil 10/6

Roll #1 8, 9, 6, 7 = 30

Sion 414966

As the zombies underground are too busy with Soil to attack, Cloudy grabs her dagger and with a flurry of strikes takes down 2 zombies and severely wounds the 2 remaining above ground.

"Are you okay?" She shouts down below.


I scrunch and cure him again.
"You don't look like you're chosen to me…"

Roll #1 1 + 2 = 3


"Chosen this!"
I try to get around behind him and backstab him.
"Wait, no, that didn't sound right."

Roll #1 5 + 2 = 7


"Juuuuust Peachy!"
Little holes in the ground.
Plenty of walls to scrape these dogs over!

Roll #1 1 + 2 = 3



Roll #1 10, 2 = 12

Snacks(DD ranger) 414971

Damn… hit this pony in the head in an attempt to disable him.

Roll #1 3 + 3 = 6

Sion 414972

"Maybe this will convince you."
He stabs your legs again with his dagger.
The wound is deep and you collapse to the ground.

He's too busy gloating over Ambers body to see you coming from behind.
The grin falling from his face is a sweet reward, as he tries to shake you off.

Frustrated, you take his head and slam it into the ground. He stops moving and slowly begins to revert to a more healthy color.

As you get up again from your airborne attack, splattering the zombie goo from your shield, the 3 DD dogs gang up on you, slashing you with their claws. You hit the ground.

You were helpless remember?
I'll just take this as a roll to get up.
You're up.

Cloudy Skies attack '2d10'

Roll #1 3, 4 = 7


Keep stabbing him in the back!

Roll #1 8 + 2 = 10


Oh c'mon.
Scroll them off.

Roll #1 9 = 9


I'm very tired.

Roll #1 10, 8 = 18

Sion 414976

Amber 0/4 HELPLESS
Shortcake 5/5
Snacks 5/5
Zona 5/3

The zombies start digging underground and enter the tunnel.
Cloudy flies up and enters through the hole to where Zona and Soil are.
"Taking the direct route?"


Get up!

Roll #1 4 = 4

Snacks(DD ranger) 414978

"Amber!" Go to her and help her up.

Roll #1 10 = 10

Sion 414979

He tries to shake you off. But your quick reflexes ensure you stay behind him.
Tsjak. Tsjak. Tsjak.
The guy collapses on the ground. Dead.

Amber is up.

You've finally had enough of it.
You raise the shotgun and blow of the closest zombie head.
Turn. Aim. Shoot.
There goes another zombie trying to attack Soil.
It feels good to be a servant of Celestia today.

You easily get up as Zona clears the zombies closest to you.

There are only 2 zombies left in the tunnel.
Cloudy Skies Attack '2d10'

There are no zombies left attacking the Inn.

Roll #1 8, 1 = 9


Knock on the door
"Hello? Is anypony in here!? Miss Shimmering!? Miss Red!?"

Roll #1 5 = 5

Sion 414981

One of those zombies gets too close and swiftly cloudy plants her dagger into its throat.
The other zombie manages to slash her back, in a moment of distraction.

Only 1 zombie left in the tunnel.

Shortcake [Rogue] 414982

I knock on the Inn's door.
"Everypony alright in there?"


"A pleasure smashing heads with you two."
Slam the last zombie!

Roll #1 8 + 2 = 10


Finish him.

Roll #1 2, 7 = 9

Snacks(DD ranger) 414986

Look at the window and see if Red is inside.

Sion 414993

You hear someone moving stuff behind the door.
Harv opens the door holding a sword shakily. "Oh thank Celestia, you came."
You see a bunch of ponies huddled inside, including Red, but no Shimmering or Sparkling.

You slam the last DD with your shield.

Cloudy holds the bouquet in front of her.
"Okay, quick we have to gain on Silverhaze and his men."
Zona and Soil, roll for luck.

Shortcake [Rogue] 414995

"Any idea where we can find more of those zombies? Are any of you hurt?"



Roll #1 8 = 8

Snacks(DD ranger) 414997

Go inside and check on them.
"Snack will guard door, Amber and other check if ponies are okay."

Look out for any threats coming near the door.


I stay up all night to get lucky.

Roll #1 10 = 10

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 414999

"Are you hurt!? Where is sister Shimmering? And Sparkling? How many wounded?"

Sion 415007

You make fast progress through the mines, following Cloudy. The gasses don't hurt you, as when you get close they seem to be driven away.
Cloudy holds the bouquet high as you pass, fresh and ancient DD corpses, some ancient pony corpses shackled to mine carts, and here and there a fresh pony corpse.
You notice those are wearing a guard uniform.
You must be gaining on them.
"We're close." Cloudy says. "There are 2 passages, the one right in front of us will take us straight to the chamber, allowing us to immediately storm in and surprise them, but we can't know what's in there before we enter the one to our right will lead to a ledge overlooking the room, we can see what we're up against, but we'll be discovered quickly."

"Shimmering? I'm not sure where she is. When those ponies attacked…I can't believe it, I talked to some of them just yesterday. I'm not sure where the others are."

You hear some shotgun shots outside and laughing.


I stealthy make my way towards the shots.

Roll #1 3 = 3


"Not like we have a strategy other than roll in and stomp their faces in!"
Bubble self.

Roll #1 6 = 6

Snacks(DD ranger) 415011

Go outside and see who is the one shouting and firing those shot.

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 415012

I gulp
"We'll… have to find them!"
Empower weapon, go outside to the church!


Glorify myself

"I agree, just kill 'em all and let Celestia sort them out!"

Roll #1 8 + 2 = 10

Sion 415029


The 3 of you pick up the pace and charge in a gallop. You enter the large chamber.
At the end you see a large gate covered in vines and marked with the symbol of the dragon.
The vines are slowly deteriorating as a machine right next to it seems to pump some sort of black liquid on it.
As you stomp in Cloudy drops a vial on the ground, a large flash and the cultists are distracted.
+1 to all your rolls next turn.
you see 5 Chosen Guards, 3 Magelings, Firethorn and Lord Silverhaze, they all cover their eyes.

The Church doors are open and the church is still ruined there's nopony inside.

You both go over to find Bedrock (the shopkeeper with the weird eyes) standing outside his shop with the largest shotgun you've ever seen, gleefully shooting at the remaining Choses.
"What a grrrreat day to be alive" He says giggling as he shoots another.
"Could you be dearies and get me that giant box in me cellar?"

Zona [Preacher] 415031

Cheap Shot Silverhaze!


I try to lift the box with my telekinesis.

Roll #1 5 = 5

Chip(DD knight) 415033

"What? Why pony?" I then help him attack the other chosen with my crossbow.

Roll #1 9 = 9


Jump down, on top of a mageling!

Roll #1 9 + 3 = 12


Keep looking!

Roll #1 5 = 5

Poor Soil 415036

Slam, of course.

Sion 415037

It's pretty heavy. You see also some other boxes in the cellar. One looks like….dynamite.
These are not legal weapons!

The bolt his him right in the face, but that doesn't stop him, nor his friends.
"Because then the fun really begins, ya know? Powpowpowpowpow." He says as he takes another gulp from his XX jug and nonchalantly shoots another zombies head clean off.

You find Snacks and Bedrock.
"Ya looking for yer sister? She's in the big house methinks. Go get me box in the cellar and we'll go there."

It hits him right in the chest and he falls over.

Still in shock, you easily smash the mageling out of the way. He staggers and tries to get up.

Firethorn looks at all of you angrily.
"I told that fool that just sending all of you into the mines wouldn't have worked."
Cloudy Skies looks them over.
"Surrender now and we won't harm you. It's over we have the upper hoof."
"Not for long" snickers Firethorn.
A Bubble appears around Firethorn.


Like I care. Keep trying.

Roll #1 8 = 8

Snacks(DD Ranger) 415039

Alright go and help Shortcake on bringign that box here.

Roll #1 7 = 7


No, he ain't going nowhere. Finish said mageling off.
"Got real bored of your big talks!"

Roll #1 6 + 2 = 8


"I will have your heads mounted on the walls of Silverhaze, you filthy necromancers. And I will smile upon that sight!"
Shoot Silverhaze!

Roll #1 2, 10 = 12


"Both of them!?"
Get that box!

Roll #1 7 = 7

Poor Soil 415043

"Focus on the small fries!"

Sion 415044

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The 2 of you bring that box over here, put it on the ground and as you open it, you see the largest gun you've ever seen.
Something like pic related, but not as big wheels.

Bedrock grins "Now one of you, rotate that lever over there and lets get mowing and moving to the Big House."
Whoever controls this device may throw a 5d10 doing that amount of damage against targets. a roll with more then 2 >1s will result in the device destruction.

You get the box of dynamite.
Throwing dynamite results in double damage but a failure will result in double damage against you.

There are a lot of zombies on the way, better get moving.


You slam the mageling again and he slams to the ground. dead.

He takes another hit as he tries to get up.

Soil and Zona
The magelings and Firethorn glow. Roll to avoid damage or attack but get double damage in case of failure.


Foolish mages.
Slam onto another one!

Roll #1 8 + 2 = 10


Let's see how good they can glow when they're filled with lead! Cheap Shot one of the magelings!

Roll #1 4 = 4


Move move move!
"Come on! To the house!"

Roll #1 5 = 5

Shortcake [Rogue] 415048

"Snacks, you take it."

Snacks(DD Ranger) 415049

I look at the device then to shortcake,
"Who of us will use device Cake pony?"

Snacks(DD Ranger) 415050

I gulped and try to operate the machinery and use it to attack the enmies

Roll #1 8, 10, 4, 4, 10 = 36

Shortcake [Rogue] 415051

I stand back and watch the devastation.

Sion 415052

Amazing. You crash into another one. Interrupting his channeling.

Oh dear. As you raise your gun, the spell unloads and a giant fireball hits you.

There are a large amount of zombies on the way.
Get hacking. Everything except a >1 Helps.
Don't forget that dynamite.


Cloudy Skies Attacks. '4d10'
And she tries to heal Zona. '1d10'

Amber 5/4
Shortcake 5/5
Snacks 5/5
Soil 10/5
Zona 5/3

Roll #1 8, 6, 2, 3 = 19 / Roll #2 7 = 7

Sion 415053

Zona's health was 1/3, now 5/4

Vines grasp 2 of the guards and immobilize them.


Finish this fucker off.

Roll #1 7 + 2 = 9

Snacks(DD Ranger) 415055

I smiled and shout at Bedrock.
"This thing makes Snacks happy! Hahahaha!!"

Pop pop pop watch them drop
>inb4 2 >1's

Roll #1 4, 3, 5, 7, 4 = 23


"You're doing a good job!"

Roll #1 10, 8 = 18


I start hacking away at them!

Roll #1 4 = 4


To hell with the dynamite for now! Warhammer is still charged! Start picking them off!

Roll #1 6 + 3 = 9

Sion 415059

There is a river of heretic blood behind you.
Bedrock is laughing his ass off.
You're nearing the gates of the Silverhaze mansion.

Slam. Bam. Damn, they are squishy.
Probably because they're not carrying a bigass shield.

Boom. Headshot.
I'm not sure how he's still walking. but there's not much left of this guy.

Lod Silverhaze gets up and turn a lever on the device. The device starts belching a terrible smoke and the decay of the Dragon Door intensifies.

Firethorn and the Mageling glow.
Roll to you-know-the-drill

Cloudy Skies Attacks the guards. '5d10'

Roll #1 2, 1, 4, 2, 8 = 17

Sion 415060

The terrible smoke spreads and she's too busy empowering the bouquet of flowers to help right now.


Keep slicing and dicing.

Roll #1 1 = 1

Snacks(DD Ranger) 415062


Roll #1 10, 10, 6, 9, 5 = 40


Not much left of that guy? Be done with it.

Roll #1 3 + 2 = 5


Dodge this time!

Roll #1 3 = 3



Roll #1 7 + 3 = 10

Sion 415066

You get too overconfident and charge mindlessly into the crowd of zombies.
Roll for damage.

It's easy isn't it?
You just turn the lever and things fall down.

You feel a strange energy flowing through your body, empowering you beyond your normal limits. Probably your inner faith manifesting as strenght. You smash more zombies then ever in your holy rage.

Both of you get slammed by the resulting fireballs.
Soils bubble pops.

Cloudy Skies Attacks '5d10'

Roll #1 5, 6, 6, 1, 5 = 23

Sion 415067

2 guards get hit and immobilized in the struggle.

Snacks(DD Ranger) 415068

Are we near?
Wait I shouldnt think of that or else the fun will stop, keep on shooting.
"Ahaha… muhahahaha!"

Roll #1 1 = 1


Roar in anger and charge again, attacking the mageling!

Roll #1 8 + 2 = 10



Roll #1 8 = 8

Snacks(DD Ranger) 415071


Roll #1 6, 8, 1, 2 = 17


Whatever! Reload and shoot another!

Roll #1 10, 1 = 11

Sion 415073

Oh sorry I forgot.

126/150 is the score now.


I'm gonna wreck it!

Roll #1 5 + 2 = 7

Sion 415075

you get hit by 3 zombies at the same time falling on the ground. But that turns out to be your salvation since Snacks comes through mowing them down.
You're helpless but this could have ended a lot worse.

Turn and turn and turn and turn.
Sniff sniff, what's that burning smell?
Roll for damage.

So She said it and so it shall be.

As you load and aim for the mageling one of the guards wriggles loose and attacks your side. You turn around and shoot him in the head, but not before he inflicted a serious hit.

And there goes his head. There's only one mage left, Firethorn.
Silverhaze is still working on the mchine and the vines holding the Dragon Gate in place are decaying rapidly.

Amber 5/4
Shortcake 0/4 HELPLESS
Snacks 5/5
Soil 10/5
Zona 1/3

Score: 133/150

Snacks(DD Ranger) 415076


Roll #1 10 = 10


Ugh, heal myself

Roll #1 3 = 3


Offer Firethon a large, maniacal grin as wide as my mouth, moving slowly towards him.
"Hey hey hey….
Where is my money?"
And with this very grin charge at him! Slam!

Roll #1 2 + 2 = 4


Almost out of juice, but not just yet! Go go go go go!

Roll #1 3 + 1 = 4


I try to stand up.

Roll #1 4 = 4

Sion 415081

You jump away before the thing overheats and explodes. But without any damage.
"Aaargh pity." Bedrock exclaims.

No rest for the blessed.
As you concentrate, another guard attacks your rear.

She smiles back and as you near her, you are suddenly electrocuted by a lightning bolt.

Juice fading.

Maybe you should rest just a second longer.

Amber 5/4
Shortcake 0/4 HELPLESS
Snacks 5/5
Soil 8/5
Zona 0/2

Cloudy Skies Heals Zona '2d10'
Cloudy Skies Special Attack '1d10'

Roll #1 7, 7 = 14 / Roll #2 1 = 1


Oh please.
Give her a smug grin.
"What, that's all? Look, still standing."
Time to bring down the Jam!

Roll #1 1 + 2 = 3


Get up!

Roll #1 1 = 1

Sion 415084

Zona is healed 5/4

Cloudy Skies focuses her energy but is suddenly slammed back as Firethorn sees her chance and electrocutes her with a lightning bolt.

Score: 137/150

Snacks(DD Ranger 415085

Time to attack them with my axe then. Go and charge into the fray side by side with my comrades.

Roll #1 4 + 3 = 7


Ah… Heal Shortcake!

Roll #1 4 + 2 = 6


Can't rest, not safe here!
I keep trying.

Roll #1 8 = 8

Sion 415088

Good work mah boi.

She's healed.

You're up.

"Not for long."
A power word later, a giant lightning strike flies quicker than the eye towards you.
You hit the ground in shock.

You feel the natural energy of Cloudy heal you and you try to get up, only to see that Lightning strike passing through Soil and going straight for you.

Cloudy Skies tries to get up. '1d10+2'

Score 144/150 So close.

Roll #1 9 + 2 = 11

Sion 415089

She's up.

Sion 415090

Amber 5/4
Shortcake 5/5
Snacks 5/5
Zona 0/3


Gotta admit she knows a fancy magic or two.
But I can get up, right?

Roll #1 8 = 8


Get up!

Roll #1 7 = 7


Time to start chucking dynamite! Weee! Fireworks!
Are we near the mansion?

Roll #1 10 = 10


Keep on fighting!

Roll #1 10 = 10

Snacks(DD Ranger 415095

Are we at Silverhaze place already?

Snacks(DD Ranger 415096

Anyway, ATTACK!

Roll #1 2 + 3 = 5

Sion 415097

Of course mate.

There ya go, just like Celestia would want.

Hell yes, you're there. You throw the dynamite towards the guards guarding the gate.
BOOOM 5 of them are immediately dead.
The final strugglers are taken care of by a masterful flurry by Shortcake.

The doors to the mansion are barred.
However you suddenly notice one of the windows thrown open and a rope lowered.
"Well howwabout dat? We gonna take it or we gonna slam dat there door?" Bedrock says

Sion 415098

And Cloudy Skies Attacks '5d10'

Roll #1 1, 10, 6, 4, 1 = 22

Sion 415099

Too busy once again, keeping the smoke at bay


Yeah right, time to show her that lil magic of my own.
Molly… I kinda need help.
Bubble Self.

Roll #1 3 = 3


That must be Sparkling! Climb the rope!

Roll #1 3 = 3


Heal myself…

Roll #1 4 = 4

Shortcake [Rogue] 415103

"Snacks, can you dig through the door?"

Snacks(DD Ranger 415104

Push her fat butt up the rope as well as Shortcake if need be and climb the rope afterwards

Roll #1 3, 9 = 12

Snacks(DD Ranger 415105

"Snacks… will try…"
Dont push amber. dig through.

Roll #1 10 = 10

Sion 415106

It's hard to get up, you're tired from fighting.

0bubble for now.

It's so hard to concentrate in the darkness.
So far from Celestias shining Sun.

You try to get up the rope, but you're just as tired as Amber.

Warning: The Vines on the Dragon Door are severely weakening.

Cloudy Skies uses heal on Zona. '1d10'
Cloudy shouts '1d10+2'

Roll #1 2 = 2 / Roll #2 2 + 2 = 4

Sion 415107

worst pony

The heal fails in the darkness near the dragon.
And the shout isn't very loud. Nothing happens.


So much for that.
No matter then. All out.
Charge Firethorn.

Roll #1 2 + 2 = 4

Snacks(DD Ranger 415109

Dont mind climbing, make a tunnel underneath and go past the wall and under it.
If not able to use that >10 for dig, use this roll instead.

Roll #1 8 = 8


Craaaap! Cheap Shot on Firethorn! Improvise!

Roll #1 8 = 8


So what!? I can climb up! Go!

Roll #1 10 = 10

Shortcake [Rogue] 415112

I go into Stealth.

Roll #1 4 = 4

Sion 415113

You're up.
Up there, you find 2 guards, one of them you saved.
"Get in quick. They're keeping Shimmering and Sparkling in the main hall. With you with us, we can finally end this."
Something is trying to smash down the barred door of this room.

You end up in the hall. Breaking through the floor. There are a few zombies here and a large creature with multiple heads trying to smash down the door.
Sparkling and Shimmering are bound and gagged in a corner of the room.

Good shot, but her bubble holds.

You charge again.
"How can you possibly hope to win."
She fires another lightning Bolt at you, stopping you dead in your tracks.

Amber 5/4
Shortcake 5/5
Snacks 5/5
Soil 8/4
Zona 5/3

"You're wrong. Harmony will triumph over all evil."
The necklace of Cloudy shines as she attacks '5d10+3'

Roll #1 9, 5, 7, 8, 5 + 3 = 37

Shortcake [Rogue] 415114

I try to Stealthily make my way through the tunnel.

Roll #1 5 = 5


Why do I hope to win?

Roll #1 4 + 2 = 6

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 415116

I beat my chest with a hoof proudly!
"Yes! We've been looking all over! Let's go!"

Sion 415117

Vines spring from the very ground and immobilize every living guard and Lord Silverhaze.

+1 to attacks of Zona and Soil this turn.


Just stop this bullshit somehow! Shoot that machine thingy!

Roll #1 7, 9 + 1 = 17

Snacks(DD Ranger 415119

Shit, go and hide and try to approach Shimmering and Sparkling silently.

Roll #1 9 = 9

Sion 415120

They open the door and the multiple headed monster barges in.
Unafraid the 2 guards attack "For Equestria"

The zombies are distracted by the sudden opening of the door and you make it there.

Not stealthily enough. As you climb out of it, one of the Chosen tries to attack you, you nimbly jump out of the way and only get scratched.

You slam against her and her bubble pops.

You hit the machine right in the middle.
A large hole appears and dark smoke starts rushing out filling the chamber.
Silverhaze franctically pushes some buttons on the machine.

Firethorn looks distressed at the damage on the machine and then raises her hoofs.

The magelings are risen again as zombies and screaming stand up.


Roll #1 1, 7 = 8

Sion 415121

One gets smashed down, the other hits the monster.

We'll do FS's attack next time.


Heal the one who got smashed! Poor guy!

Roll #1 9 + 3 = 12

Shortcake [Rogue] 415123

I throw dirt at it to blind it.

Roll #1 1 = 1


Haha, that filthy dark mage. Shoot that whore of Tirek Firethorn!

Roll #1 2, 8 = 10

Snacks(DD Ranger 415125

Look at Shimmering and sparkling and make a gesture to not make a sound. I then produce my axe and cut their ropes and remove any gags on them.
Whisper "You're safe now ponies, Snack and the others are here to help everyone."


"That's just nasty!"

Roll #1 4 + 2 = 6

Sion 415254

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>artists rendering of the big zombie in the mansion, just imagine horse heads instead of human ones.

You heal him up splendidly. He smiles at you before attacking the giant zombie again with his friend.

Your position makes it hard to maneuver and one of the smaller zombier grabs your legs.

Moar liek Grogar.
You fire and hit the unprotected Firethorn in the shoulder.
The mageling zombies hit you with a lightning bolt as you reload.

They're allright. They get up as the 2 smaller zombies run for you and them.

She grins
"Does it disturb y-AAW"

The magelings and Firethorn glow. You know the drill.

Rolling for Cloudy's attacks '5d10'

Amber 5/4
Shortcake 0/4 HELPLESS
Snacks 5/5
Soil 8/4
Zona 1/3

Roll #1 6, 2 = 8 / Roll #2 9, 6, 1, 5, 3 = 24

Sion 415255

2 of the 5 chosen guards are down permanently by Cloudy, the others are up again.

One of the guards hits the Giant Zombie.



Heal myself.

Roll #1 8 = 8


"Awh, Come! On!"
Roll my ey-SLAM-es.
They can do that even while dead? What a bother.
Slam Firethorn!

Roll #1 1 + 2 = 3


I smile back at him and heal Shortcake

Roll #1 6 + 3 = 9


I try to break the zombie's grasp with my telekinesis and stand up.

Roll #1 5 = 5

Snacks(DD Ranger 415260

"Stand back ponies." I stand up and try to defend Shimmering and Sparkling.

Attack small zombie with my axe.

Roll #1 2 + 3 = 5

Sion 415261

Thou art healed my child.

You get blasted by a collective fireball.
You fall on the ground heavily wounded.

She's healed and up.

You're break free thank to the little energy boost of Amber

He's quick. He ducks and hits you in the face.

Amber 5/4
Shortcake 5/4
Snacks 5/5
Soil 0/2
Zona 5/4

Cloudy attempts to heal Soil '2d10'
Cloudy Attacks '3d10'

Guards attack '2d10'

Roll #1 3, 3 = 6 / Roll #2 1, 9, 6 = 16 / Roll #3 8, 5 = 13

Sion 415262

The zombie guards attacking her, distracts Cloudy too much to help right now.

The guards get another hit into the Giant Beast.


"Thanks, Amber!"
I stab the zombie in the face with my knife.

Roll #1 3 = 3

Snacks(DD Ranger 415264

Ouch, enough joking around, hit him hard, put him down!.

Roll #1 4 + 2 = 6


Uh oh! Heal Soil!

Roll #1 10 = 10


Oh come on, I've had worse. Pull myself together.

Roll #1 5 = 5

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 415267

Oh, can I make that a slam on mageling then?
"Thanks sister!"


Now, charge! Let them taste my hammer!

"No problem!"

Roll #1 4 = 4

Sion 415269

Those quick sneaky bastards he deflects your stabs while scrathing your legs several times.

You grab him by the neck and slam him to the ground. Sparkling runs in to finish him off. '1d10'

It is said that when night is darkest the dawn approaches.
Your prayer echoes throughout the chamber and Soil is completely healed.

You slam one of the magelings.
He doesn't stumble, probably because he's a corpse now.

You charge in but the Giant zombies hoof comes down on you.
This hurts.
The 2 guards attack it. '2d10'

Amber 2/4
Shortcake 2/4
Snacks 5/5
Soil 10/6
Zona 5/4

Silverhaze gets up again and starts pulling some levers on the machine.

Cloudy attacks '5d10'

Roll #1 2 = 2 / Roll #2 8, 5 = 13 / Roll #3 4, 1, 8, 3, 5 = 21

Sion 415270

Sparklings attack misses.

The guards get another hit in.

Another Chosen guard bites the dust by Cloudy's knife.


Now… Inspire! Praise the Sun!

Roll #1 2 = 2


Smash his hoof then!

Roll #1 9 = 9


"Stop that!"
I run closer to Silverhaze and use my magic to reach out with my dagger and backstab him.

Roll #1 9 = 9


I'm gonna wreck'em.
Keep hitting the magelings.
Done with them once, will do twice.

Roll #1 8 + 2 = 10

Snacks(DD Ranger 415275

Put it down and keep working with the Shimmering and Sparkling,.


Roll #1 2 + 2 = 4

Sion 415276

"Praise the S-AAAH"
That was a sword slicing your back.

So you said it and so it is. The hoof is crushed.
The 2 guards attack '2d10'

You are not part of the Fort team.
I suppose you finish of the small zombie attacking you with a flurry of dagger strikes.

There is only the Giant Zombie Amber is attacking and the small one Snacks pinned down left.

You realize weak punches don't help.
Time to slam harder.
You crush the mageling and he fades to dust beneath your shield.

You cannot hold the zombie, he bites your face.

Amber 2/4
Shortcake 2/4
Snacks 3/5
Soil 10/6
Zona 1/4

Lord silverhaze manages to get the machine working again. Corruption intensifies.

Cloudy Special Attack '1d10+2'

Roll #1 4, 8 = 12 / Roll #2 4 + 2 = 6



Roll #1 7, 4 = 11


Heal Shortcake again!

Roll #1 7 + 3 = 10

Sion 415279

The guards manage to hit the Giant zombie before one of them is smashed agains the wall.

Cloudy closes her eyes and focuses.
You start hearing a weird noise, and it's coming closer.


One for me! Grin and go slam the next one!

Roll #1 2 + 2 = 4


Blind the archer!

Roll #1 4 = 4

Snacks(DD Ranger 415282

"AAAHHH!!" Smack him hard, take it off me!

Roll #1 8 + 2 = 10

Sion 415283

She's healed up real good.
Your coat must be pretty shiny by now.

You shoot another hole in it but the machine keeps going.
A zombie tries to attack you but suddenly stops and looks behind you.
You've never seen a zombie surprised before.

You stumble as you try to slam the next mageling.
His hooves glow as he tries to blast you on the ground but he suddenly looks behind you in surprise.

You don't find any sand to throw and the giant zombie smashes about hitting you in the face.

You slam the body, it rips of with only the head still lodged onto your face, you then take it off as well and get up.
Shimmering tries to heal you '1d10+2'

Sparkling retreats into the shadows.
1 guard attacks, the other tries to get up '2d10'

Amber 2/4
Shortcake 3/5
Snacks 3/5
Soil 10/6
Zona 1/4

In the dark tunnel Firethorn, Silverhaze and even the zombies look in surprise.
As Cloudy opens her eyes again and grins a giant cloud of butterflies fly in through the tunnels.
They surround and block the view of all your enemies.
Zona and Soil are safe from counterattack for one turn.

Roll #1 1 + 2 = 3 / Roll #2 8, 4 = 12

Sion 415284

Snacks grunts in pain as Shimmerings spell goes awry.
"I'm sorry" she says holding her hooves in front of her mouth.


"Thanks again!"
Backstab the zombie archer!

Roll #1 8 = 8


Surprise? Goooood!
Wait. I should… Yeah.
Bubble the sister.

Roll #1 2 = 2


"You're doing it all wrong, Shimmering!"
Show her how Healing is done!

Roll #1 6 + 3 = 9


Right, try to be inspiring again!

Roll #1 6 = 6

Snacks(DD Ranger 415289

"Ow! Dont do that pony," I frown as I fend of the zombie from her.
I close my eyes in pain. am I still standing up? If I do attack again the zombie and lodge my axe to its skull, if not and down then I try to stand up.

Roll #1 1 + 2 = 3

Sion 415290

You backstab the Giant Zombie.
He grunts in pain and large amounts of green blood falls out.
He won't last much longer.

It just doesn't seem to be your day today Soil.
Maybe Molly is tired.

And that you do.

You inspire yourself, Soil and Cloudy with your hymn to Celestia. +1 to their rolls next turn.

You're up and feel Amber healing you.
But when you go and attack the Giant Zombie he smashes you down with his hooves.

Amber 2/4
Shortcake 3/5
Snacks 0/4 HELPLESS
Soil 10/6
Zona 1/4

Cloudy attempts to heal Sister Zona '1d10'
Cloudy attacks '4d10'

Roll #1 6 = 6 / Roll #2 4, 6, 10, 5 = 25


Backstab the back of his head!

Roll #1 1 = 1


Ugh, heal Snacks again!

Roll #1 10 + 2 = 12


Right, Cheap shot Silverhaze!

Roll #1 1 + 1 = 2

Sion 415294

Zona 5/5
The last 2 immobilized guards are taken care of.
With a shout, Cloudy then grows a large amount of vines around one of the magelings.
He is literally torn apart in seconds.

1 mageling, Firethorn and Silverhaze remaining.
Firethorn bubbles the machine.

Snacks(DD Ranger 415295

fuuuu… I scream internally.
Stand up, if not attack!

Roll #1 4 = 4


Oh well. Shrug and charge again! Ah!
Slam somethingsomething still alive! Magelings!

Roll #1 6 + 3 = 9

Sion 415297

As you try to climb to his neck to stab him in the head.
He suddenly jumps up and over, you slam into the ground, his weight crushing you from above.

Now that's beautiful healing sunshine pony.

There was still one mageling left.
He's the one with that giant lightning spear heading for you.
Helpless on the ground.

You smash into the last mageling and crush one of his arms.

The mageling and Firethorn glow. You know the drill.

Amber 2/4
Shortcake 0/4 HELPLESS
Snacks 5/5
Soil 10/6

Sparkling bursts from the shadows and attacks the Giant Zombie.

Cloudy Attacks '5d10'

Roll #1 8, 3, 7, 6, 1 = 25

Sion 415298

And the Sparkling roll. '1d10'

Roll #1 6 = 6


Get uuuup!

Roll #1 9 = 9


Back to Shortcake! Heal her!

Roll #1 3 + 3 = 6

Sion 415301

Cloudy jumps to the front and stabs the last mageling.

Only Firethorn is left now and Lord Silverhaze.

Sparkling hits the Giant Zombie while he's down.
He's so close to death.

Snacks(DD Ranger 415302

Also this turn, attack the giant zombie if I can.

Roll #1 10 + 2 = 12


I buck it in the chest as hard as I can.

Roll #1 1 = 1


Alright! See how he likes this! One last time!

Roll #1 9 + 2 = 11

Snacks(DD Ranger 415305

Shit I mean this

Sion 415306

You're up.

She's healed a wound and all hits.

The zombie tries to get up. But you topple him over and slash his head off.
He stops moving.

You sigh in relief as the monster gets off you, but then he suddenly roars and his head falls off. The remaining weight of his body drops back on you.

The fight in the Mansion is over.

As Cloudy stabs the mageling dead.
You turn your attention to the unprotected Firethorn again.
Before she can react, You slam into her with all your might.

Warning: Dragon Door Integrity Critical.


Snacks(DD Ranger 415307

Help Shortcake and get her up.

Roll #1 2 = 2

Shortcake [Rogue] 415308

Escape artist!

"Thanks for killing that thing."


"Are you okay!?"
Heal her again!

Roll #1 6 + 2 = 8

Shortcake [Rogue] 415310

I try to catch my breath.
"Fine. Thanks for helping me with your magic during the fight."

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 415311

I smile at her
"Glad I could help keep you safe!"

Snacks(DD Ranger 415312

I nod to her.
"Snack and ponies are here to help each other aye?"

I turn to Amber.
"Shimmering and Sparkling are here, Snacks help saved them." I smiled proudly.

Shortcake [Rogue] 415313

I tilt my head to the side.
"Looks like it."

Snacks(DD Ranger 415314

I just look down for a moment before I steel myself and grip my axe tigher.
"Poor Soil, Zona and Warren pony needs help, we must get to them. Lets go."

Sion 415683

The end has come.

Last time Soil smashed into the evil warlock Firethorn.

The other half of the party will arrive at the next turn.
Say bye to Shimmering and Sparkling and Bedrock maybe.

Rolling for Dragon Door Integrity. '1d10'

Roll #1 1 = 1

Sion 415684

Off to a bad start.

"We must hurry" shouts Cloudy Skies.

Door is not broken yet, but this doesn't look good.


"Killin' her quick!"
Face down, shield up, that's the way I like to slam into mages who try to cheat me!

Roll #1 9 + 2 = 11


Hot damn! Shoot Silverhaze!

Roll #1 6, 1 = 7

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 415687

And from the dark comes some ice to freeze up their machine. '1d10'

Roll #1 4 = 4

Amber [Crystal Pony Ascendant] 415688

Quick! Give them crystaly hugs! '1d10'

Roll #1 3 = 3

Shortcake [Rogue] 415717

Sion 415725

You fire an icy shard right at the machine.
But Firethorn raises her hoof.
It stops, hangs in the air, grows larger and with a sudden speed flies right at Zona.
It splatters right in her face and the shards fly around, some hitting you as well.

You try to load and look up to see a large ice shard controlled by Firethorn coming right at you.
It explodes in your face and you fall to the ground.

You take this opportunity to slam ehr again.
She's strong for a mage, but you're starting to see she's getting weaker.

They both look at you with a mix of suprise and happiness.
"Oh thank Celestia. I feared we were goners.
They showed up when Dad left."
Sparkling is on the verge of tears.
"And Swift is gone….what are we gonna do?"

Amber 2/4
Shortcake 5/4
Snacks 5/5
Soil 10/6
Zona 5/3

Cloudy Skies Attacks. '5d10'

Rolling for Dragon Door Integrity, Part 2 '1d10'

Roll #1 3, 8, 4, 1, 3 = 19 / Roll #2 9 = 9

Sion 415726

Cloudy tries to hit her with vines again. Doing some damage.

Door is cracking but holding for now

The other group has arrived as well.

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 415728

Right, well, that's done, I guess. I'm pretty sure he can't stop daggers. So let's try and go for a backstab. '1d10'

Roll #1 10 = 10

Snacks(DD ranger) 415729

fuck! Hit the door hard!

Roll #1 6 = 6

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 415730

This was, of course, towards Firethorn.

Sion 415731

Sorry but my health is wrong

Amber 2/4
Shortcake 5/4
Snacks 5/5
Soil 10/6
Warren 3/5


Get up!

Roll #1 6 = 6

Sion 415733

Not towards Zona? okay.


We need the door in one piece.
And finally, once more.
"You finally made it!"

Roll #1 2 + 2 = 4

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 415735

Why would I backstab Zona?

Snacks(DD ranger) 415736

or maybe not, sorry was a bit groggy so I replied without thinking.

Approach Shimerring and the others.
"What will we do now?"

Sion 415737

I'll assume you're hitting Firethorn and not the one door you want to keep shut.


I try to blind the enemy.

Roll #1 8 = 8

Sion 415741

I was kidding.

Snacks(DD ranger) 415742

"Poor Soil" I called back.
Wait where are we, are we fighting someone?

Sion 415743

You've arrived at the boss fight.

Amber [Crystal Pony Ascendant] 415744

"We'll be fiiiine!"
Where are we even at now?

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 415745

You're at the boss fight. Zona needs aid.

Sion 415746


You can keep talking to Sparkling and stuff, but make sure to fight as well, and properly seperate it.


Right, Heal Zona!

Roll #1 9 + 2 = 11

Snacks(DD ranger) 415749

Look around, anything I saw that needs cleaving? Any traps btw?

Sion 415751

Since people seem to forget.
There are 3 targets left
Firethorn, heavily wounded
Lord Silverhaze, still in good condition
And the machine tearing down the Door, this one is bubbled.

Shortcake [Rogue] 415752

I target Silverhaze with my Blind.

Snacks(DD ranger) 415753

Sorry I didnt even know since we are fighting that multi-headed monster and rescuing shimmering.

Seeing Firethorn I raise my weapon up, confused.
"Why is Firethorn pony wounded? What happneed?"

Zona [Preacher] 415754


Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 415755

"She's helping Silverhaze revive the dragon. It's her machine that's breaking down the door between it and us."

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 415757

Seeing how right now I'm crushing her with the shield, I should do the talking.
"Evil necromancer and all that bud!"

Snacks(DD ranger) 415759

I gulped.
Hit her hard! But not to kill but to knock her out.

Roll #1 5 + 3 = 8

Melody Maker 415762

"Wait wait wait, what the fuck is going on here?"

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 415764

"Necromancers. Dead dragons. Green shit comin' out of ponies."

Sion 415771

You're up.

You're growing reckless, talking to Snacks while attacking a dangerous foe.
In true Emperor fashion, lighting sparks from her hooves sending you shockingly back.

"I don't know, do you know where Silverhaze went?"


With a sad heart, you run towards Firethorn as she attacks Soil.
Seeing your friend getting shocked like that, strenghtens your purpose, you jump and wrestle her down.

There are rocks around. You throw one right in Lord Silverhaze's eyes.
He moans in pain raises a hoof to his eyes.

She's healed.

You see Snacks holding down Firethorn and know this is your chance.
Quickly you run over to Firethorn and slit her throat. She barely says a word as the life flows from her.

Firethorn is dead.

Amber 2/4
Shortcake 5/4
Snacks 5/5
Soil 6/6
Zona 5/5
Warren 3/5

Lord Silverhaze pulls a lever a giant amount of toxious fumes erupts from the machine coming towards you.

But Cloudy skies focuses and the flowers she carries, start working double time, filtering the air closest to all of you and leaving a path to strike Lord Silverhaze and the bubbled machine. She is too busy to attack now.

Rolling for Dragon Door integrity Part 2 '1d10'

Roll #1 4 = 4

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 415773

Alright, and the bubble should pop if Silverhaze is dead. Frost bolts going out. '1d10'

Roll #1 9 = 9


Now! Backstab him!

Roll #1 1 + 2 = 3


Slam into Silverhaze!

Roll #1 3 + 2 = 5


Shoot the bubbled machine again

Roll #1 5, 7 = 12

Melody Maker [Bard] 415782

Cheap Shot him with my mandolin!

Snacks(DD ranger) 415786

Not deterred by Firethorns demise(even though it saddens Snack), I then stand up and attack Silverhaze with all my might and put him down.

Roll #1 1 + 3 = 4

Sion 415787

The bubble around the machine indeed fades.
Your ice shards pierce its hull in several places.
And another shot of Zona exposes its inner mechanism…or rather what should be mechanism. All you see is a green corrupted pony heart beating. You now know what happened to the murder victims heart.

You take out your knife and run for Lord Silverhaze but even with his bloody eyes, he's surprisingly agile, turning around and slamming you aside with a single hoof.

You slam into him. But he barely moves.
Instead he slams you back before you know it.

You jump out of nowhere and shoot Silverhaze by surprise in the leg.
He keeps standing as black blood gushes out of it.

He's so strong. He simply slams you aside barely looking at you.

Amber 2/4
Shortcake 0/3 HELPLESS
Snacks 5/5
Soil 5/6
Zona 5/5
Warren 3/5
Melody 5/5

Cloudy is occupied.

Rolling for Dragon Door Integrity. '1d10'

Roll #1 7 = 7

Sion 415789

I mean
Snacks 0/4 HELPLESS


I try to stand up.

Roll #1 2 = 2


He is busy with some kind of machine, right?
Will fight-
Slam onto the machine, make it scrap metal!

Roll #1 5 + 2 = 7

Melody Maker [Bard] 415792

Fly over there and help her up!

Roll #1 10 = 10

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 415794

Well, that works too. While they proceed to scrap the machine, I'll get to work on cutting Silverhaze down to size. '1d10' backstab.

Roll #1 7 = 7


Looks like Melody has Shortcake covered.

I'll heal Snacks.

Roll #1 6 = 6

Queren Peco [Gryphon Tracker] 415800

"Come Forth!"

Arrow attack at the Lord.


Roll #1 6 = 6

Snacks(DD ranger) 415805

Damn he's strong.
stand up

If not attack him again

Roll #1 2 = 2

Sion 415813

With a quick and nimble maneuver from Melody, Shortcake is up again.

You see the beating heart within and slam it.
A weird….screeching comes out of the heart and black liquids run from it.

He is too busy focusing the machine to notice you sneaking up from the back and stabbing his leg. He must be infected as well, sicne he doesn't seem to feel pain.

He's healed and up.

The arrow hits him in the belly.
But he doesn't even flinch.
This isn't natural!

You're up and run for an encore. He simply shakes you off.

Amber 2/4
Shortcake 5/3
Snacks 4/5
Soil 5/6
Zona 5/5
Warren 3/5
Melody 5/5

Cloudy is occupied.

Dragon Door Integrity '1d10'

Roll #1 4 = 4

Sion 415814

The door cracks and a terrible roar comes from behind it.
The dragon is waking up, but he's still behind it.

"No, we cannot fail!"
Cloudy's necklace shines and everyone feels invigorated.
+2 to all rolls.

Snacks(DD ranger) 415815

Damn it, overpower the bastard.

Roll #1 10 + 2 = 12


Uh oh. Destroy this thing once and for all.

Roll #1 3 + 4 = 7

Snacks(DD ranger) 415817

Make that +4


Shoot that fucking machine!

Roll #1 2, 2 + 2 = 6

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 415820

Alright, if the heart bleeds, it can die. So let's get to the heart of the matter and remove the power supply from this digging machine. Backstab the heart. '1d10+2'

Roll #1 2 + 2 = 4

Queren Pico [Gryphon Tracker] 415822

"Let's see how he does when he can't see."

Smokescreen to the face.

+1 VP

Roll #1 9 + 3 = 12

Melody Maker 415840

Destroy that fucking thing!
Cheap Shot!

Melody Maker 415841



Roll #1 5, 8 + 4 = 17

Sion 415849

You slam the machine revealing more of the heart as pieces fall off.

Your gun jams, you franctically try to fix it.

ENOUGH. You howl and attack Lord Silverhaze. You grab him by his waist, lifting him and his massive weight off the ground.
With a roar you slam him right on the ground, then grab his head with your paw and slam it right in the machine, right into the heart, squishing both together.

And Melody Maker finishes it off as she shoot her guns right into the Heart. Making it very hard to see what's the heart and what's the Lord in the mess that's left.

Amber 2/4
Shortcake 5/3
Snacks 4/5
Soil 5/6
Zona 5/5
Warren 3/5
Melody 5/5

A terrible roar shakes the chamber and rocks start falling down from the ceiling.
All of you feel a tremendous force emanating from behind the Door.
From the cracks a giant tendril of the green toxins move towards you, somehow it seems controlled and…alive, even though its just gas.

You all instinctively take a step back towards Cloudy, who still has the protective aura.
The tendril goes towards the dead Lord, as it touches, the body shakes, grows and reanimates.

It grows huge, a giant pony corpse with a hole where the eyes are supposed to, only the mouth is still recognizable, now filled with sharp teeth and dripping green acid.
The monster roars as it turns towards the gate trying to rip it open.


Bubble self.

Roll #1 5 = 5


Fuck it! Inspire!

Roll #1 8 = 8

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 415853

Can't let you do that, Silverhaze. Ice bolts. '1d10'

Roll #1 9 = 9

Knight 415858

Take it down!

Is the Smokescreen bonus active?

Roll #1 1 + 1 = 2

Sion 415859

Shit. Yes of course. I was going to put it after the description of him changng into a monster

Snacks(DD ranger) 415862

I look at Cloudy and the others preparing my crosbow.
"What now?! Run or shoot?"

Knight 415864

"Both! Don't let it get you and attack from afar!"


"Yeah, great question.
How do I slam smoke, Cloudy?"

Roll #1 6 = 6



Snacks(DD ranger) 415867

I grit my teeth and try to shoot the Lord silverhaze even though he's dead.

Roll #1 4 = 4

Melody Maker 415868

No no no nooo!
I fly over there and jam my gun against its head and shoot!

Roll #1 3, 8 = 11

Sion 415876

She focuses and the smoke clears a path to the body of Silverhaze. You are able to physically attack him now.
"We have to try" She grits her teeth, focusing all her energy."Please, there's not much time but if there's even the smallest chance of us winning it will be worth it."

You're bubbled.

Your hymn to Celestia inspires everyone

You take aim but the strange tendril is suddenly above you, flying right into your skin.
Even though it's gas and you don't feel something physically pushing you, you suddenly feel very weak and collapse.

You try to grab him again but his half-exploded head turns towards you and bites you.

You shoot the half-exploded head, only shooting away a few pieces of teeth.
The monster slams you away like slamming a fly.

You hit his legs and he grunts, unable to move his legs.

Amber 2/4
Shortcake 5/3
Snacks 2/5
Soil 5/6
Zona 5/5
Warren 3/5
Melody 2/5

Cloudy is occupied.

Rolling for Dragon Door Integrity Last Part '1d10+2'

+2 to all rolls, inspire and Smokescreen

Roll #1 4 + 2 = 6

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 415877

Alright, and now we shoot him with a crossbow. '1d10+2'

Roll #1 5 + 2 = 7


Heal Picolololo!

Roll #1 4 + 1 = 5

Knight 415879

Get up!

My lineage won't allow me to die here, like a commoner.

Inspire works with these?

Roll #1 3 + 2 = 5

Snacks(DD ranger) 415880

Since we are in melee range, attack him again with my axe!

Roll #1 1 + 2 = 3



Roll #1 1 + 4 = 5

Melody Maker 415882


Roll #1 3 = 3

Sion 415895

You hit him…without any visible effect.

You try to focus as a rock tumbles down near you and you have to duck for cover instead.

Yes, it affects all rolls.
You try to get up, but fail.

You both roar and charge him.
Not seeing the tendril crawling above you.
It splits in 2 and seeps into both of you.
You both feel ice cold.
Snacks collapses.
Soil manages to keep standing but can't keep the bubble intact any longer.

Your song doesn't sound very inspiring.

Amber 2/4
Shortcake 5/3
Snacks 0/4
Soil 5/6
Zona 5/5
Warren 3/5
Melody 2/5

Does Cloudy have the strenght to do something? '1d10'

Dragon Door Integrity '1d10+2'

Roll #1 2 = 2 / Roll #2 2 + 2 = 4

Sion 415900

She can't…

Door holds.


Goddamnit no! Keep pushing! One last charge!

Roll #1 1 + 2 = 3

Melody Maker 415902

I try again! Inspire!

Roll #1 1 = 1

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 415903

Let's help the new guy up. '1d10'

Roll #1 2 = 2

Queren Pico [Gryphon Tracker] 415904

A tendril won't keep me down!

Roll #1 6 + 2 = 8


Bah! Try the gun again! Shoot that thing!

Roll #1 1, 1 = 2


We fighting? Empower Weapon and attack whatever it is!

Roll #1 7 + 3 = 10

Snacks(DD ranger) 415908

I pant, what is this cold….
Damn it try to stand up


Roll #1 1 = 1

Snacks(DD ranger) 415916


Sion 415927

The monster removes a block from the gate and another tendril springs out. It splits and goes for the both of you.
You feel icy cold as it hits you and collapse.

Roll for damage

Roll for damage

you get up again.

The tendril touches you for the briefest moment and you collapse.

Go for it small crystal pony! With fire in your eyes you charge your weapon and slam it into the beast. It roars.

Amber 2/4
Shortcake 5/3
Snacks 0/3 HELPLESS
Warren 0/4 HELPLESS
Melody 0/4 HELPLESS
Pico 5/4

Cloudy looks in despair. Can she do something? '1d10+2'

Rolling for dragon door integrity '1d10+2'

Roll #1 2 + 2 = 4 / Roll #2 8 + 2 = 10

Sion 415928

Nope. She's too busy keeping most of the smoke away. You're on your own.

The door holds.



Roll #1 3 = 3


This was unexpected.
Stand. Up!
I hope Molly is fine…

Roll #1 4 = 4


Heal Snacks first!

Roll #1 10 + 3 = 13

Snacks(DD ranger) 415933


Roll #1 3 = 3

Knight 415935

"Die foul beast! You do not belong in this world anymore!"


Roll #1 5 + 3 = 8

Sion 415937

Can you please state what attack?

Queren Pico [Gryphon Tracker] 415941

Just an arrow. The move can be used next turn, correct? It should still be on recharge.

Sion 415949

Yes, there just doesn't seem to be a reason for that +3

Queren Pico [Gryphon Tracker] 415951

I thought inspire was still up and VP.

Sion 415953

VP goes down on first failure. Inspire only lasts one turn

Queren Pico [Gryphon Tracker] 415954

My bad, sorry for that.

Sion 415957

As you collapse to the ground you feel the wound burning again fiercer then ever before.
It spreads throughout your body, turning parts of your coat black and hurting terribly.
Your coat is black and atrofied in parts all over your body, even a small bit on your face.
It will heal in time but stays that way until further notice.

You can't get up!

As the cold spreads through your body, you start hurting everywhere.
Your fur is black and atrofied in parts all over your body,
It will heal in time but stays that way until further notice.

He heals up. The atrophy stays.

The tendril moves around, even from this distance you feel sick by just looking at it.

Amber 2/4
Shortcake 5/3
Snacks 5/5
Warren 0/4 HELPLESS
Melody 0/4 HELPLESS
Pico 5/4

Rolling for Warren to get up.

Rolling for Cloudy to do something '1d10+2'

Rolling for dragon door integrity '1d10+3'

Roll #1 5 + 2 = 7 / Roll #2 9 + 3 = 12

Sion 415960

She helps up '1d10'
4. Melody


Roll #1 4 = 4 / Roll #2 1, 5 = 6

Sion 415962

Sorry '1d4'

Roll #1 4 = 4

Sion 415963

Melody is up.


I think Molly is hurt…
Get up! Stronk!

Roll #1 1 = 1


Well this is awful… Try to get up!

Roll #1 8 = 8


Heal Warren please!

Roll #1 6 + 3 = 9

Queren Pico [Gryphon Tracker] 415967

"Now isn't the time for a nap!"
Help Soil.


Roll #1 10 = 10

Snacks(DD ranger) 415968

Seeing her healing me, I gather what courage is left in me and try to attack. She knows I am thankful.

Spit any bad blood from my mouth and attack Silverhaze with all my might. Bugger the pain, we stop this now!!
>rng pls.

Roll #1 2 + 2 = 4

Sion 415972

The tendril goes for you now.
But Pico grabs you right in time and gets you out of danger. You're up.

You're up despite the pain.
You can do it. Think of Celestia!

He's healed and up.

You run again for the beast but he slams you aside.

Amber 2/4
Shortcake 5/3
Snacks 5/5
Soil 10/5
Zona 5/4
Warren 5/4
Melody 5/4
Pico 5/4

Cloudy tries something '1d10+2'
Rolling for Dragon Door Integrity '1d10+3'

Roll #1 7 + 2 = 9 / Roll #2 8 + 3 = 11

Sion 415973

She slashes the monster with a vine.


Right, back to shooting!

Roll #1 6, 10 = 16


Haaaw yess.
Go back into the fray! Hit the body! Slam!
"Thank'ya stranger."
And off into the smoke!

Roll #1 2 + 2 = 4


All is peachy again! I still have a empowered hammer to use…
Get to it!

Roll #1 8 + 2 = 10

Snacks(DD ranger) 415980

Again?! Frustrated, attack him again, never back down!

Roll #1 7 + 2 = 9

Queren Pico [Gryphon Tracker] 415981

Try to mark it with smokescreen and hope it gets blinded.


Roll #1 9 = 9

Sion 415986

With renewed courage you load up and fire, the monster roars at your excellent shot.

As you charge the monster he turns around enraged and slams you aside.

You charge him, your hammer swings wide and with holy power you smash into the monster.

You can't quite get a grip on him but your hacks certainly hurt him, he starts dripping black blood.

He gets blinded alright.

Amber 2/4
Shortcake 5/3
Snacks 5/5
Soil 8/5
Zona 5/4
Warren 5/4
Melody 5/4
Pico 5/4

Rolling for Cloudy Attack '1d10+2'
Rolling for Dragon Door Integrity '1d10+3'

Roll #1 2 + 2 = 4 / Roll #2 1 + 3 = 4


Ha! Keep shooting! I'm hunting big game today!

Roll #1 3, 9 = 12


Heal Shortcake!

Roll #1 2 + 3 = 5



Roll #1 7 + 2 = 9

Snacks(DD ranger) 415991

Attack SilverHaze again Make this the last

Roll #1 2 + 2 = 4

Queren Pico [Gryphon Tracker] 415992

"Leave this world to the living!"


Roll #1 6 + 2 = 8

Sion 416000

You get ready for another attack as the Gate shudders and shakes.
A terrible roar comes from behind it and the mines starts shaking.

Cloudy looks in distress
"It's….it's too late. Everypony, run, we have to get out of here."
She shows you the way, galloping.
Roll a 1d10 for luck



Roll #1 5 = 5



Roll #1 5 = 5

Queren Pico [Gryphon Tracker] 416005


Roll #1 1 = 1



Roll #1 2 = 2

Snacks(DD ranger) 416009

Fuck Help Amber and Run!

Roll #1 5 = 5

Sion 416018

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Pico gets hurt but the rest of you drag him out with you.

You're leaving back through the Old Fort Grounds.

The ground around the Old Fort shakes behind you and collapses into the Depths and a truly massive creature rises from it.

It dwarfs any creature you've ever seen in size and just looking at it, you feel a massive psychic force pushing at you. The Dragon roars and it is heard for miles away.
And for a moment, as its upper body emerges from the ground, it looks down at you. Tiny, insignificant as you are before it.
Cloudy looks at it defiantly.
Then the Dragon looks above spreads its wings, and flies up and away towards the North, leaving a trail of green smoke behind it.
As it flies over forests, the forests below it decay, marking a trail of death in its wake.

It flies fast and soon it is beyond your sight.
Only a deep crater is left.
Cloudy looks in the direction the Dragon went, shaking.
The gasses that were leaking from the depths out in the ground near the Fort stop, now that its source is gone…

All of you receive one skill point.
Attention. We are switching to Expanded Skills once we leave Silverhaze.
Please respec your character according to this document http://goo.gl/7l85g.
To know how many SP you have, refer to the sheets in the OP in "unspent SP"

Sion 416021

Also, you don't have to respec right now
Just tell me how you would like your skills and CM before we leave Silverhaze.
So you've got a few days to think about it.

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 416023

Oh geez…
"W-What… what do we do now?"


"What the damn was that?"
Cock my head in disbelief.
Bubble self, uh?

Roll #1 2 = 2

Snacks(DD ranger) 416025

I look around and try to make a head count.
"Are ponies not hurt? Is everyone here?"

Snacks(DD ranger) 416027

Look down the crater the dragon thing made, do I see anyone down there?
"We need to see if pony village is okay. Perhaps there are survivors there."

I then look at Shimmering and shiver a little.
"What is that flying thing?"

Knight 416029

"I've…, I've never thought such a thing could exist."

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 416030

"Wait a minute pal, don't you all come from there?"

Sion 416031

Everybody is here.
Some hurt more than others, all of you dirty, but alive.

Cloudy just looks to the distance for a moment.

"Come, we have to go see if Silverhaze is okay.
There's nothing we can do right now about that…."

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 416033

"Me neither…"
I shudder

"R-Right! Let's go!"

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 416034

"Bah. I hope somepony has my money."
Strat grumbling to myself.
"Hey, have I seen you before?"

Knight 416036

"Of course. We're pretty beaten up, but the civilians might be in danger. I hope we're up to this."

Sion 416037

"I'm sure somepony will…"
Cloudy says emotionless.

"Let's go"


Snacks(DD ranger) 416038

"Snacks came down the mines but we dont got flying things like that in there. Also Snacks can see the mines are lost so we cant do anything on it… for now." I look down a bit saddened at the lost of a dog fort.

"Right pony, lets go." Follow her.

Queren Pico [Gryphon Tracker] 416040

Yes. Check up on every pony and try to keep them calm.

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 416041

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 416042

Snacks(DD ranger) 416045

Pack my items and follow.

Sion 416047

And so, you arrive back at Silverhaze Falls, where the villagers together with Sparkling, Shimmering and Bedrock have defeated the last of the cultists.

There is much sadness over the loss of so much life. So many friends and family torn apart. And many wounded are being treated by Shimmering and Sparkling.

However there is also a ray of hope. The poison within the northern remaining mines has stopped.
With these old sections of the mine opening up, rich in gold and gems, Silverhaze might finally be able to grow prosperous again.

Red comes over to all of you, thanking you for your heroic deeds.

Who would you like to talk to? What do?


Help out Shimmering and Sparkling of course!

Roll #1 10 + 2 = 12

Queren Pico [Gryphon Tracker] 416051

Are the police ponies available? I'd like to check on them and see where they could use my help.

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 416052

All important ponies were evil.
Guess I'm just going to the inn.

Snacks(DD ranger) 416053

I just looked at the mines at a distance and just let out a breath of relief and stress. That is one adventure I tell you.

With that I go to Bedrock and check out on him. Is he here?

Sion 416054

Bedrock wasn't. He still has your armor.

The Guard is running around helping ponies.
You help them patch up some wounded.
"Thank you, there's just so much to do, we need all the hooves we can get" says a guard to you.

You and Cloudy help them cure the wounded.
Sparkling looks tired.
"I can't believe my father is responsible for all this."

He's surprisingly at the Supply Shop, working on a piece of steel.
"Hey there, partner. What a day! I haven't had this much fun in weeks!" He smiles and takes another gulp from his XXjug

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 416055

Oh right. That's totally a thing…
"Well… I'm… sorry for all this… but I'm glad that you're okay! I was so worried!"

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 416056

I know. Soil doesn't.
But I guess that if he's around, and Soil can see him, he'd go to him.

Snacks(DD ranger) 416057

I just scratch my head.
"Ahh.. errr, Snacks is sorry for destroying that rotating machine thing. It shoot things and make zombies fall like flies. Snacks hope he can do something to replace it."

Sion 416065

"My whole family is gone.
My father abandoned us…and Swift disappeared. Nopony knows where he is. I'm all alone now…"

You suddenly get a nagging feeling like you've got to see the supply shop.
You arrive there to see Snacks and Bedrock.
Bedrock grins. "Now this was quite a day wasn't it? You want a sip?" He offers the XX jug.

He waves his hoof.
"Water under the bridge. I'll make a new one. In fact I'll make me a better one. One with exploding bullets, how's that sound?"

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 416068

Well what do you know, my best bro and a dog that guy great with armors!
My face will light up.
"Sure it was. Had to lay down the pony paying me, how crazy is that?"
Take the drink, of course.

Roll #1 2 = 2


"I… I'm sorry…"
Crystally hug of comfort?

Roll #1 6 = 6

Snacks(DD ranger) 416071

My eyes gleam in excitement.
"You can? Snacks mean how?"
I then go and whisper to him.
"Can you make Snacks a good hunting rifle, or a shotgun? With exploding bullets?"

I wave at Poor.
"How is Poor pony? Nothing bad Snacks hope." I grin.

Queren Pico [Gryphon Tracker] 416073

Hold up my talons.
"Most of the people here didn't know what hit them or even how to defend themselves. Have you dispatched any requests for aid?"

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 416076

"Nah. It's just a shame we couldn't put that thing down."

Sion 416082

"Don't worry your head about that. I've got a sneaky feeling there's gonna be more of that sweet, sweet money coming your way.
That little Silverhaze girl has a lot, and she has to thank all of after all.
And there might be even more, if you want to listen to a business proposition."

"Maybe, I'll need some stuff though. It's related to my business proposition."

They nod.
"Yes, but it will take time… the closest town is a few days away and we don't even know wether they'll be able to help.
Still we've got the best healers for miles in our town."

You hug her.
"Thanks…" she says with teary eyes. "Oh I hope Swift is allright."

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 416084

"M-Maybe I can help look for him?"

Snacks(DD ranger) 416088

I nod to him and look down.
"If we just have gone with you, Zona and Warren earlier…."

I then look at him.
"What do you need? Snacks can help if he can.

Queren Pico [Gryphon Tracker] 416093

"I don't know where I will be going after this, since I haven't talked to the rest of the group, but I'll do what I can for you. It's my duty as a gryphon of honor. How are the rest of you holding up?"

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 416095

"Hey, I'm all ears for business. What do I kill now?"
"Meh, what's done is done."

Sion 416097

Cloudy looks at you.
"I could send a few birds to look if you'd like…"

"We're fine…all things considered. The worst thing is that we've lost 3 of our leaders in a day.
Even Swift, the son of Lord Silverhaze has disappeared without a trace."

"I'm not talking about killing, for once." He grins.
"I'm thinking about leaving town for a while, travel around again, make some new business contacts, get some new exotic things for me shop.
He raises his hoofs. "it's a pretty dangerous world out there. That green smoking oversized bird proves it. So I might need some protection.
How about it, I'll craft any stuff you'd like, use my connections out there to help all of you and in return, you guys protect me on the way.
Sounds sweet?"

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 416101

"Oh! That would be great! Please do so, Cloudy!"

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 416102

Look at Snacks for a second.

"You think it's a good deal?"

Sion 416106

She talks to a few birds and they fly away chirping.
"They'll look for him. Now excuse me, I would like to be alone for a while…"
She trots away looking very tired.
Sparkling stares at her.
"What a strange mare…."

Snacks(DD ranger) 416108

I grin at PoorSoil
"Of course it is."

I then look back Bedrock.smiling.
"Snacks and Poorsoil can protect you along the way, we just have to ask other ponies if they are willing to do the same aye?"

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 416110

Grin back and nod as he speaks.

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 416111

"She's nice! Without her, we'd never gotten this done!"

Sion 416113

"Go ahead. Let me tell ya. I didn't get where I am by knowing nothing about ponies. I'm sure most of 'em would love to go.
Not all of them for the bling bling, but we're all going the same way and then it's best to stay together. Ever heard of the magic of friendship?"
He takes another gulp while he rips of the last pieces of flesh from a hide with his bare hooves.

"I hope she finds Swift."
She breaks from your hug.
"…I'm the new Lady of Silverhaze now. I guess I should thank all of you in the name of our town. you saved us all."

Queren Pico [Gryphon Tracker] 416116

"Does everyone have food and shelter available? And has anyone taken charge?" I ask of the police Equestrians.

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 416118

"Nuh-uh. Magic is freaky and…" Make gestures with my hooves.

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 416122

I boop her nose with a hoof
"No need! Just doing my paladin duty."
I look around
"So… do you want me to stick around here, my lady?"

Snacks(DD ranger) 416123

"Friendship is Magic?" I scratch my head.
"Snacks dont get, but no matter. Bedrock pony just tell when he's ready and we can go, eye?"

I then look at him again and whisper.
"Can Bedrock pony make…. a comb out of this?" Show him some of the multi-clored gems that I got in the store room.
Perhaps encrusted on a normal comb if making a gem comb is impossible."

Sion 416124

"Miss Sparkling is the last of the family Silverhaze.
She's rightfully the pony in charge now, but she's still quite shaken."

"I've got something a little less complex right here."
He shouts "Hey bro. Get that thing that's right next to that other thing."
A few seconds later a brown goat comes out with a shiny metal armor. The neck is decorated with a beautiful red manticore mane.
"I believe you ordered something?"

"I couldn't ask that of you…but…if you'd like..could you stick around for a few days, just to help things get rolling again?"

"Sure dog, I'll get on it in a jiffie."

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 416125

Let out a long, fat laugh and embrace the armor.
"This is just great!"

Snacks(DD ranger) 416127

"Oooohhh nice, we did a good number on that beast aye?" I oogle the armor

I smile at him.
"Keep it a secret, Snacsk.. want to give it to someone…:"

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 416128

"Sure can! I'll help with the wounded where I can. And uh… fight if it's needed?"

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 416129

"Not as much as we did on the zombies tonight. Best. Fight. Ever."

Queren Pico [Gryphon Tracker] 416130

"Even experienced soldiers can find themselves stunned, I can't begin to imagine how she should feel. But let's focus on the here and now. Where else could you use my assistance?"

Snacks(DD ranger) 416131

"Snacks agree, they are many but we prevail. With Bedrocks help, Snacks is able to take down many of them, wohoo!" I grin and make a fighting gesture, swinging punches in the air

Sion 416132

"You know me, my canine friend.
Discrete service. You're lucky you've got me.
Let me tell ya, I can fix everything. I know ponies from here to Fillydelphia."

"you should have seen old Snakcs here.
We were shooting those zombies away. powpowpowpowpowpow."

"I hope the fighting is over…I really do.
Listen, I think the wounded need mostly rest for now, your yellow friend did excellent work.
Could you go check on her? She looked sad."

Sion 416133

"There is so much to do. If you could go look around, go to the inn and ask if they've got some spare food left maybe? Some of us haven't eaten for hours."

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 416134

Cock my head.
"Got a bigger gun to do that?"

Snacks(DD ranger) 416135

I nod to him.
"Snacks thanks you."

I look to both of them.
"Snacks will have to go and check on Red pony. Supplies and all, eye?"

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 416136

Go over to Cloudy!

Queren Pico [Gryphon Tracker] 416137

"I'll do so. Are your homes and families okay? I can request they let you stay there, or even just provide some beds and blankets while you Equestrians try to repair what you can."

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 416138

Nod at him.
"I'm coming. Gotta see how they are doing."

Sion 416139

"Yeah but it exploded. Like I said, I'll make a new one. With exploding bullets or something.
Or wait, I just thought of something.
What if, just hear me out, what if, bullets coated with a healing potion. You can shoot them until they're healed."

You leave to find Red in the inn.
She and her father are helping the wounded.
She smiles as you come in. As well as several wounded ponies.

After some searching you find her underneath a tree, all sorts of animals are sitting around her, a white bunny brushes her mane.
She wipes her eyes as you get here."Oh I'm sorry, was there something you needed."

"They'll be fine. Most of our homes are still okay.
And we're not beaten yet, it was a horrible day, but the mines are safe again, soon this town will have enough money to rebuild itself bigger and better then ever."
The guard smiles.

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 416140

"But… What if you load the wrong bullets and shoot you full of holes, or heal the enemy?"

Snacks(DD ranger) 416141

I approach Red and frown a bit, this will be a bad time perhaps to ask for supplies.
"Pony look glum, anything DD Snacks can help you with?"

I then look at the stairs.
"Snacks suppose we can still use our rooms?" I scratch my head.

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 416142

"I just wanted to make sure you are okay. You looked really sad…"
I hang my head low
"We should have never helped those ponies… Maybe we could have prevented all this."

Queren Pico [Gryphon Tracker] 416143

"I look forward to seeing your goods in shops throughout the world. Think about that. The goods and people you helped protect are now all over the known lands."

With that, I'll head to the inn and procure what I can.

Sion 416145

He thinks for a second.
"Maybe….we color code them. Pink bullets for the healing ones. No one would ever accidentally put pink bullets in their guns. You'd be like fuck these bullets, not manly. You know what I mean?"

"We'll manage, thanks." She says with a smile. "Is there anything you want? You're the heroes of the town after all. And of course those rooms are still available."

"No, you did the right thing.
We must always help those in need.
Otherwise what good are our victories? We could have kept the dragon contained but returned to a destroyed town. Both options are just as bad. My friend Rainbow Dash would have done the same."
She sighs.
"I just hope we can make this right again."

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 416146

"I'll… I'll help! We can fix this! Make up for it!"

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 416147

Nod slowly.
"Guns… With pink bullets… Oh! Oh! And then, the other bullets could be red! And explode!"

Sion 416148

She nods.
"I hope we can. But there's only one thing that can stop the Dragon.
The Elements Of Harmony…"

"You're getting it. That would have to a cool color so we actually accidentaly put it in our guns. You know, who wares wether a bullet just kills or explodes. If you shoot with it you must have wanted him dead eh."

Snacks(DD ranger 416149

I scratch my head.
"Snacks… realy dont know what he wants, Snacks cant think of reward. Well if reward is appropriate to ask that is." I smile at her.

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 416150

"But what do you put in bullets that strong?"

Sion 416151

"Maybe we should start simple. You want something to eat?"

"A bit of volatile stuff. Elemental dust, magic dust, but we can't find that here."
He shakes his head. "No sir. We need to go to Tall Tale for that."

Snacks(DD ranger 416152

I tilt my head and smile.
"Snacks is thinking that food might get scarce because of the trouble, but Snacks cant deny food if given can he?"
I then sit down and wait for her to serve.

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 416153

And I guess I'm somewhere. Thinking a bit, watching the others work. I'll probably have settled on a rooftop over the town.

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 416154

"Where's that, now?"

Sion 416155

She brings you some boar meat, it looks delicious.
"I guess you're leaving soon huh?"

who would you like to speak to?
You see Bedrock working, Sparkling and Shimmering caring for the wounded, and Cloudy in the forest.

Sion 416156

"Never heard of it? The big town, to the North."

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 416157

"I bet that stuff's gonna cost a lot."

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 416158

Might as well speak with Cloudy. I've nothing left with Bedrock, and I never met the other two. So I'll flap over there.

Snacks(DD ranger 416159

I nod at her while digging in on my food.
"Aye, Snacks is thinking of helping a bit more on the village if Snacks can help it so Snacks think we may stay a week at least, perhaps a month if other ponies have business." I smile.

"Food is good." I take a mouthful.of it.

Sion 416160

"Only the Sun comes up for nothing boy."
He grins. "Oh wait we have to pay taxes."

You flap over there.
She looks like she cried. Surrounded by all kinds of animals trying to comfort her.
"Hello Warren. How are you."

"Thanks, well I'm glad, this town could use some help to start up again. But soon we'll be able to enter the mines again. And then everything will be better."

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 416161

Grumble to myself.
"Yeah right. Like those do any good."
Stand up, start wearing my shiny, new armor.
"Now that the colonel is dead what's of the guards?"

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 416162

"Disappointed in myself, but that seems like nothing next to what you look like you feel. You can't have come all the way out here just to cry?"
Landing softly, I'll stay a few feet from her, since she probably wants her space.

Snacks(DD ranger 416163

"The… mines, have many secret. Snack advise ponies to stay safe/ Snacks have encountered spiders as big as a buffalo in the caverns and there are many of them. Perhaps there are more of them down there." I then finish my food.

"Snacks is not sure how ponies can defend themselves in such circumstances."

Sion 416164

"They serve the new Lady of Silverhaze now.
Sparkling Silverhaze, she'll make a good leader I think. She's all Sun this, Moon that.
Those usually make good leaders. Well, for sheep at least."

"I'm not far from the village, besides…" she nods to the animals "I feel more comfortable with my little friends here. they're always here to comfort me."

"Now that the toxins are gone, we can send the full guard in there. They'll clear it out, it will take time, but there's gold in there.
And you know that when there's gold involved suddenly anything is possible."
She grins

Poor Soil [Spellsword] 416165

"Bah. I better leave this place soon then. Don't like the kind."

Snacks(DD ranger 416166

"Aye, Snacks agree. But better to bring a weapon or two if you ever go down there Red pony. Better safe than sorry." I pat her head.

Stand up and help with the dishes a bit.
"Is there nothing Snacks can help down here? If not Perhaps Snacks will go upstairs and rest a bit."

Sion 416167

He grins.
"Soon, soon, first I need to pack all me things and leave me brother Manny in charge of the shop. Can't leave my palace alone to the Sun vultures."

"I'll remember it, but we've got everything under control here. Don't worry, if you'd like to rest feel free."

And now I need some rest for reals.

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade] 416168

I'll settle down on the grassy underbrush of the woods.
"While I don't doubt a bear hug or a brace of rabbits cuddling up with you is a soothing thing, I… well, this is just a personal thing I do to make myself feel better. It's a secret though, so I trust you won't tell."
I'll look conspiratorially around a moment.
"Now, you see, what I do when I feel on the verge of despair is make myself a nice, hot cup of tea, and then find myself a nice, honey-cake that is absolutely terrible for my health with how sweet it is."
I'll sigh slightly.
"A pity there are likely none here, especially with the town in the shape it's in, but… well, that's hardly a concern."
Popping out my monocle with a wing, and wiping the lens against my fur, I'll make certain it's clean before popping it back in.
"Of course, I've likely flown in on you just after you've finished getting yourself back together, and have most probably just made a fool of myself."

Snacks(DD ranger 416169

With that, head upstairs to rest after that long day or night. Snacks dont care, need sleep for now perhaps he will care later.

Thanks for running.

Sion 417575

NPC's online.

Zona [Preacher] 417577

Find my fellow clerics!

Amber [Ascendant] 417579

"The elements of what-y?"

Poor Soil [Immortal] 417580

Nod towards the goat.
"That your brother?"

Sion 417581

"The Elements of Harmony….ancient artifacts that channel the power of Harmony, the primal magic that dwells within every pony."

You can find Shimmering and Sparkling near the church.
Shimmering gets up to greet you but her smile fades and turns to worry as she comes closer.
"Sister Zona, by the grace of the Sisters what happened to you?"
She holds her hoof over your face and Heal '1d10'

Roll #1 6 = 6

Sion 417582

It feels good but the black necrosis doesn't fade.

Sion 417583

"Yup, old Manny. We've been together for as long as I can remember, perfect team.
I think, he lifts you know?"
He takes another sip from his jug.
The goat just stares at both of you.

Amber [Ascendant] 417584

"Uh… Okay! So where are these… element thingies?"

Poor Soil [Immortal] 417585

"Lifts bears?"

Sion 417586

"They're entrusted to those who embody the Element the most."
She touches the golden necklace on her neck.
"This is the Element of Kindness. My friends carry the other 5. Now that the dragon has awakened I have to go find them, using their power we can weaken the dragon enough for somepony to finally kill it, permanently."

Amber [Ascendant] 417588

I gasp and bow quickly
"I'm sorry! I didn't know you were a VIP!"

Sion 417589

He stares for a second.
"I'm not sure actually. Hey Manny, could you lift a bear?"
The goat just stares.
"He says he can carry 5 bears if he wants." says Bedrock.

She smiles kindly
"I'm just another pony. The power of Harmony dwells within all of us. This necklace merely represents the power of Kindness within everypony. It doesn't make me an important pony."

Amber [Ascendant] 417590

I perk up again

Poor Soil [Immortal] 417591

Raise a brow.
"Wait, he didn't say a word!"

Zona [Preacher] 417592

autoupdater in charge of working
"Huh? Oh this crap on my coat? Some kind of filthy corruption. It'll go away in time."

Sion 417593

She sighs and looks to the ground sadly.
"It will be a long trip. My friends live all over Equestria. We used to travel all over the world together. But we all had to return to our own lives.
I see them so little now."

"Manny is the quiet type. But he gives subtle signals so everpony can understand what he says. Isn't that right, Manny?"
The goat just stares and doesn't say a word or move as far as you can see.
Bedrock nods. "That's wise, Manny."
He looks back to you. "Still waters run deep."

"Are you sure? What happened out there? I heard you managed to defeat the necromancers."

Zona [Preacher] 417594

"Yes! It was glorious! Celestia would be proud of all the heretic blood spilled down there! Bah!"

Poor Soil [Immortal] 417595

How smart does this sound?

Roll #1 9 = 9

Poor Soil [Immortal] 417596

"Oooooh! That's damn wise! So he is a kind of… Genius? Or some of those old mountain goats that sit and meditate on the universe and all?"

Amber [Ascendant] 417597

"So… I should come along and help, right? Because I already will be staying a few days in Silverhaze to help as well…"

Sion 417598

Bedrock laughs.
"No, he just sits here and works for me when I need something done that I just don't have the time for. Or takes over the shop when I'm not here. He's a great salesman, not as great as me of course."

Shimmering bites her lip.
"Such a waste of life, I should have been more careful. I cannot believe this cult was in our town and I never knew."

She smiles at you.
"I thank you for the offer. But it will be really dangerous, I cannot ask something like that of you or your friends. This dragon was my responsibility and I cannot ask you for more than you've already done."

Zona [Preacher] 417599

"They'd be dead no matter what. All of them, rotten to the core. This is what happens when you allow ponies to run free and mandatory church attendance is disregarded. CORRUPTION!"

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade 417600

"Now what sort of monster hunters would we be if we let the literal 'big one' get away?"
I'll smile.
"Besides, you're going to need all the help you can get, and it's usually more comfortable to work with folk you know."

Amber [Ascendant] 417601

"Oh… I'm not scared! I'm sure they wont be either! We could help you!"

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade 417602

Oh wait, I'm not supposed to be there, am I.

Sion 417603

You were talking with Cloudy a bit after Ambers conversation. Time merge or keep them seperated?

Amber [Ascendant] 417604

I'm okay with merging

Poor Soil [Immortal] 417605

Nod slowly.
"I bet…"
Time to celebrate, innit?

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade 417606

But muh secrets.
I'm okay with it, though I likely won't be around much longer.

Sion 417607

How about we say that Warrens conversation actually happened before, so he can have that talk about tea and sekkrits, and then Amber joined?

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade 417608

Works for me.

Sion 417609

Cloudy looks over the both of you.
"Well you and your friends have shown remarkable courage. But it might still be too dangerous, besides the road I'm going to take is inaccessible for both of you. But still…."
She thinks for a second.
"If you're really serious about helping me and my friends out, you'll have to travel to Canterlot without me."

"You should see him. Hey Manny show him your skills."
The goat walks over to you and stares in your eyes, saying nothing.

Where would you like to celebrate?

She giggles.
"Don't be silly Warren. I find it really kind of you. And tea and honey-cake sounds like a swell idea."
She whistles to a few bunnies, squirrels and birds who hurry away.
A few minutes later they return with a big pot of tea, cups and a few plates of cakes.
"Well, it might not be honey-cakes, there's not much around of those, but I hope you'll like them."

Sion 417610

"And what about that…that flying demon?"

Zona [Preacher] 417611

"Celestiadamned dragon! We'll hunt that thing down! Equestria will prevail!"

Warren [Male Pegasus Arcane Blade 417612

"I'm sure they'll be delicious."
And then we'll have tea.

Amber [Ascendant] 417613

"Oh… okay! … Why again?"

Poor Soil [Immortal] 417614

Wait wait wait.
Can I… Like… Read his expression like Bedrock does?
And is there any other place beside the inn, in this blasted town?

Roll #1 3 = 3

Sion 417615

"All alone? Miss Zona that thing looked far too powerful. We'll have to contact the Inquisition. Let them hunt it down."

"Consider it a small test of your abilities and more importantly, an opportunity to make friends. The power of Harmony dwells in all of us and it's ourbest weapon against all evil. And besides like I said, the road I'm going to take is inaccessible to all of you, I'm sorry I can't tell you more then that."
She nods to one of her bunnies, who runs away.
"The fastest way to travel is to go to Tall Tale, a city to the north of here. You can take the train there, on foot it would take months to reach Canterlot.. And, there's something else I'd like you to do…"

You see a bit of drool dripping from his tongue hanging out, maybe that means he likes you or something, on the other hand, he's been doing that for a while now.
Bedrock grins "Excellent salesman, like I told ya."
As you're figuring out what he means by that, you notice you're holding a package in your hooves, that wasn't there a minute ago…and the goat is carrying a whole lot of bits.

Zona [Preacher] 417616

"Of course! I'll rally support to kill that damn thing!"


Wait what?
Frown, looking at the package.
"This better be a nice book…"
Open it.

Roll #1 1 = 1

Amber [Ascendant] 417618

"Anything for a hero like you!"

Sion 417620

She nods.
"The Inquisition will know what to do. I'll write a letter, making sure to confirm your whole story and everything I know about the toxins."

You carefully open the package and a jack-in-the-box flies out, right in your face. You scream and fall on your back in the dirt.
Bedrock is laughing. "Now now, Manny, I know you've got a silver tongue and all but that wasn't nice. How about ya give the guy his money back?" The goat walks over to you and drops the bag of bits on you belly and walks away again.

There isn't really much besides the inn, I'm afraid, and there's many wounded there as well. I'm not running much longer anymore though. 10-20 minutes.

The bunny comes back with a sheet of paper, an envelope and a pen.
Cloudy takes a few minutes to write something.
"The train to Canterlot takes a pit stop in Ponyville to refuel. This usually takes a while, even longer these days, could you use that time to find my friend Applejack and give her this letter?"
She seals the envelope and gives it to you.

Amber [Ascendant] 417622

I put the envelope in my bags

Poor Soil [Immortal] 417624

"Uh. That was totally strange."
Pick myself up and put the bits away.
Why would I ever buy a toy!
I guess it's time to find the others.
That nice lady with the guns, for one…

Zona [Preacher] 417626

"Good. Au revoir then, sister."

Sion 417629

"Wait, sister. I know this might be much to ask, but I know you'll probably be leaving soon. I really would like this envelope to be delivered safely. May I ask if you would like to bring it to Tall Tale?"

Bedrock waves you out.
"Don't forget about our deal. We're leaving soon."

"Thanks a lot, Amber. I see a bright future for you. When you get to Canterlot, go to the Royal Palace and tell the guards you'd like to speak to Archmage Sparkle and that Cloudy Skies sent you. They'll know what to do."

Zona [Preacher] 417632

"Hm? Of course. Just tell me to whom."

Sion 417633

Soil is now with Zona too, near the church

Amber [Ascendant] 417636

"No, thank you!"
I give her a hug

Sion 417650

"There should be a small office of the Inquisition in Tall Tale. Thank you very much, miss Zona, for everything." She hugs you.

Cloudy looks surprised but hugs you as well.
"Thank you, Amber. I'll stay here for a day longer before I leave to help the wounded."
She then listens to a bird.
"And I'll have to tell Sparkling her brother is nowhere to be found. Poor girl"
She gets up.

Amber [Ascendant] 417655

I deflate slightly

Zona [Preacher] 417657

"Hmph. And you as well, Sister Shimmering."

Sion 417659


Poor Soil [Immortal] 417667

And off I go looking for Cloudy.

Sion 417669


"It's strange…I wonder where he might have gotten off too. And why."
She starts walking back to town.

She releases you again and starts writing.

You find her near the Church talking to Sparkling. Sparkling is crying and Cloudy seems to try to comfort her.

Poor Soil [Immortal] 417670

Oh no, ponies crying. That's just great.
And who on equestria is Sparkling anyway?
Look at this from afar.

Sion 417675

After some thinking, you remember Bedrock saying something about her. She's the new Lady of Silverhaze. Bedrock figured she was going to give you lots of money as well.

You her sitting down and Cloudy putting a hoof on her shoulder.

Poor Soil [Immortal] 417676

I'm not really good with crying ponies.
Put a hoof under my armor, reach for Molly.
Stay silent and think, until they are done.

Roll #1 5 = 5

Sion 417677

After a few minutes, Sparkling gets up and walks inside the church. Cloudy stays behind looking at the ground.

Poor Soil [Immortal] 417684

Move out of the shadows and go for Cloudy.
"Something bad?"

Sion 417685

She's startled and takes a few steps back.
"Oh Soil, it's you. You startled me…"
She looks down again.
"And yes, Sparklings brother, Swift is nowhere to be found, not even by my birds. She lost her entire family in one day now.."

Poor Soil [Immortal] 417686

"Ah. Looks like Snacks and Amber were late here…"

Sion 417687

"It's weird…from what I understand nopony has seen him the whole day.
you would think that might mean he'd be part of the cultists, but we haven't seen a trace of him in the mines or with Firethorn…I can't place it yet.
Swift was always the hardest to keep track of by my birds, I never did figure out if he was part of the cultists or not."

Poor Soil [Immortal] 417688

Sit near her.
"Maybe he was neither a cultist nor a good guy."

Amber [Ascendant] 417689

Follow her
"I-I don't know… I didn't know him very well but he seemed nice!"

Sion 417690

"I suppose we'll never know…maybe he ran away for some other reason. Maybe he learned the truth and fled from the responsibility of leading Silverhaze falls with the death of his father."

"He was a strange fellow. And I don't mean in behaviour. He was a very nice pony, especially compared to the Colonel or Lord Silverhaze, but he was always hard to keep track of by my birds. And usually my birds know everything that goes on around me."

Poor Soil [Immortal] 417691

"Maybe he's scared?"

Amber [Ascendant] 417692

"Sparkling will be so sad… That's awful…"
My coat is starting to lose a lot of sheen again…

Sion 417693

"It could be…but it stays strange, some of my animals must have noticed him or he was better at keeping hidden than I thought…I hope he's just scared and that there isn't anything more sinister at work."

"Yes…I'll have to tell her the sad news.
But don't be sad, crystal pony. Keep strong.
We must keep hope alive."

Amber [Ascendant] 417694

"I feel bad for leaving her behind like this… I should stay with her and try to bring comfort…"

Poor Soil [Immortal] 417695

"Maybe the dragon took him away."

Sion 417696

"I don't think she'd want you to stay here forever…but you said, you'd stay here for a few days longer, didn't you? You're a kind pony, Amber and I know she trusts you. Please be there for her."

She cocks her head.
"That would be beyond horrible. But….unfortunately it's something we can't rule out."

Amber [Ascendant] 417697

I nod
"I will! I will!"

Poor Soil [Immortal] 417698

"Just gotta track the dragon down, no?"

Sion 417699

She walks over to Sparkling and tells her the news.
Sparkling starts crying as Cloudy tries to comfort her.
After a few minutes, Sparkling walks into the church, leaving Cloudy outside, looking at the ground.

"That's why I'll travel to Canterlot. I'm sure I'll be able to find out where that dragon is going there."
She sits down.
"Soil, do you have any plans for when you leave Silverhaze Falls?"

Poor Soil [Immortal] 417700

"Uh… I'm… Looking for more work.
Traveling with Snacks and Amber and Bedrock. Maybe visit a few big towns…"

Amber [Ascendant] 417701

"I'll go talk to her!"
Go after Sparkling!

Sion 417702

"Oh that's nice. Are you going to Tall Tale? If you would like to help us catch that dragon, you should take the train there to Canterlot. We'll meet again there."

You find her within the church sitting before the damaged statues of Celestia and Luna.
She looks at them intently, not even noticing you.

Poor Soil [Immortal] 417703

Urgh. Make a terrible frown.
"I don't like that place. They talk too much, do too much… Magic'n stuff.

Amber [Ascendant] 417704

I scrunch and look around. Is the Cadence statue still broken on the floor too?

Sion 417705

"Oh I can understand. I don't like it too much, too crowdy. Too many ponies, I rather prefer the calm of nature. It is so refreshing."

It is. You look at it. It's still laying the way Snacks arranged it, in pieces but the pieces lay together in such a way that you can recognize the face and body of the saviour.
You see her smiling benevolently.

Amber [Ascendant] 417706

I flop my ears down and keep my distance of Sparkling. She's probably praying… I shouldn't interrupt.

Poor Soil [Immortal] 417707

"Meh. I like my books better.
Oh! You were writing one, no?"

Sion 417708

She looks up.
"Oh, Amber, I didn't hear you come in."

She smiles sheepishly.
"Actually…I'm not a writer. I just say that when I'm on the road. Nopony ever suspects a writer. It makes it easy for me to investigate places unnoticed."

Poor Soil [Immortal] 417709

Frown again.
Stand up and look in the direction the other mare went.
"She's gonna be okay?"

Amber [Ascendant] 417710

"I didn't want to disturb your prayers."
I look at the statues of Celestia and Luna
"… Have they answered?"

Sion 417711

"I hope so…"
her smile fades as she sees your frown.
"Wait, you like stories right?"

"I wasn't praying…I was wondering.
Wondering wether the Sisters have simply abandoned us. I've spent all my life trying to do good. And now my whole family is gone. I'm all alone."

Poor Soil [Immortal] 417712


Amber [Ascendant] 417714

I scrunch
"They can't prevent everything from happening… that's up to us! The clerics and paladins! If it wasn't for the Savior granting her powers to me… I don't think we would have succeeded…"
I look down sadly
"But that wont help you of course… I'm sorry. I wish I could have done more…"

Sion 417715

"Listen, I feel awful about lying to all of you. It is a measure of protection for myself. But that doesn't mean I like to do it. Maybe I can make it up to you. I've got a small book laying in my room. If you want it you can have it."

She comes sit next to you.
"No Amber, you helped us a lot. Without you and your friends we would all have been dead."

Poor Soil [Immortal] 417716

My eyes will light up.
"Is it… A story?"

Sion 417719

She nods you to come with her.
"It's a small book a dear friend of mine gave me once. A story about an explorer named Daring-Do. I already read it and I loved it but I simply don't have the time to read the other books."
You enter her room in the inn. You see some animals dragging around things and putting it in bags.
She gets a book.
"Here, I'm sure she would have wanted somepony who loved stories like this to read it instead of it gathering dust in my bags."

She hands you a book. The title reads
"Daring-Do and the quest for the Sapphire Stone"

Amber [Ascendant] 417720

"But… why do I still feel so awful then?"

Poor Soil [Immortal] 417721

Flip through it…
What's it about? A villain? A hero? A great plot?

Sion 417722

"Because victory is often mixed with sadness." says a voice from behind.
You look around to see Shimmering enter.
"You did a great thing for us today, but great things often come at a price."

A crusory reading seems to indicate its about an explorer named Daring-Do. She seems be searching for an artifact called the Sapphire Stone, however an evil being called Ahuizotl is determined to stop her and take the prize for himself.
In the back you notice a small list of other Daring-Do books and a small section that indicates there's a new Daring-Do Collection for sale gathering all the books together.

Poor Soil [Immortal] 417723

Okay, I'm lost in the book now.
I'm not…
"I'm not even sure how… How I can thank you!"
Smile warmly and hug Cloudy!

Roll #1 6 = 6

Amber [Ascendant] 417724

"That's true I guess…"
I sigh and look back at Sparkling
"Is there something I can do to make you feel better? Anything?"

Sion 417725

She looks surprised but hugs you back.
"It's allright Soil. I simply wanted to make up for lying to all of you. I hope you love the book.
And if you like them, you should visit the library in Tall Tale, they must surely have all of them there."

Shimmering looks at Sparkling.
"It's time Lady Silverhaze. You're the rightful owner of the mine and all its riches now.
You'll have to step up."
Sparkling gulps and then looks at you.
"Amber, please, just stay here for a few more days and help me…I need to know there are still ponies out there who I can count on."

Amber [Ascendant] 417726

I nod resolutely
"Of course! No doubt about that!"

Poor Soil [Immortal] 417727

Let go, look back to the book and nod eagerly.
"Oh we are gonna love it so much!"
Yeah, I can go back to sleep now.

Sion 417728

And so a few days pass….


Sion 417843

Tommorrow all of you will leave for Tall Tale, if there is anything left unsaid, you should say it now.

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 417846

How is the town faring? And Sparkling?

Snacks(DD ranger) 417849

Go to Bed rock and look of he is there.

Sion 417852

Still pretty shocked about what's happened. But most of the lightly wounded are already fit enough to clean up.
Sparkling still seems very unused to her new role as Lady Silverhaze but she seems to manage.

He's in his shop. Packing things up.
"Hello there."

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 417854

Great! Let's go say hi and bye then.

Snacks(DD ranger) 417855

"So is Bedrock pony ready to go? Snacks and others are ready to depart." I smile at him.

Sion 417860

You find her at the mansion looking over some documents. She smiles as you get here and gets up.
"Amber, so good to see you."

"Just a little while longer mate.
I'll be sure to get done by tomorrow.
I feel ready for another journey. This will be lots of fun."
He pounds his chest.

Snacks(DD ranger) 417862

"Ah, Snacks glad to hear that."
I then approach him and put an arm around his neck. I then began caressing his face.

"Will Bedrock bring, rotating gun thingy with us." I stare at him intensely.

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 417864

I smile back at her
"Good to see you too! Uh… We're leaving tomorrow, that's why I came over…"

Sion 417867

He smirks.
"Are you coming on to me, my canine brother?"

She hugs you.
"I've heard. Oh I'll miss all of you. You've all done so much, you, Soil, Warren, Shortcake, even Snacks. He surprised me, I never thought a Diamond Dog would be so….helpful towards ponies."

Snacks(DD ranger) 417869

I tilt my head and release him.
"Oh no, Snacks is just curious if Bedrock have repaired rotating gun because it is… well… what do ponies call it… well, its cool."

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 417871

"Happy to help!"
I salute her
"I'm personally just doing my duty as a paladin to help and defend ponies. I'd never turn my back on a situation like this."

Sion 417874

He laughs.
"I bet you like dat mare booty better eh?"
He hits you conspiritorially with his hoof a few times.
"And to answer your question, it's broken. And even if it wasn't it's far too big. But I'll make a new one. Maybe even in Tall Tale if I get the materials, something like that is good against all sorts of shit."

"The mine is open again. I'm just looking over the excavations of yesterday. Soon we'll have enough money to start repairing the church. I'll make sure to order a new statue of Cadence as well. I feel that in a few years, Silverhaze will be bigger then ever. You should surely return sometime to see it, you're always welcome here. You and your friends. And Cloudy, I heard she's leaving today."

Snacks(DD ranger) 417878

I lower my ears.
"Snacks thought its repaired, but perhaps next time." I smile.
"And yes, Snacks dont swing that way."

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 417880

"Oh! Right! I'll definitely come back here to see how you're doing, no doubt about that!"

Sion 417886

"Perhaps next time. It take time to make things right Snacks.
Surely you know that, you probably worked in some dog fort in the past? Takes time to dig all them holes."

"Well, I'll make sure there's a spot for you here." She hugs you.

Snacks(DD ranger) 417888

I scratched my head.
"Yeah Snacks worked in one in the past and yes it takes time to dig them holes." I smiled."

I look outside.
"Snacks think they are waiting for us, ready to go?"

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 417890

I hug her back
"I wont forget about you, I promise!"

Sion 417895

Bedrock takes a look outside towards the gate.
"Nah, I think that's just that yellow mare out there. I heard something about her leaving already. Good riddance if you ask me.
We'll leave tomorrow, no problem."

"I'll make sure you and your friends will get a proper reward before you leave. Cloudy is leaving soon as well. Maybe you should say goodbye to her as well?"

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 417898

"I will."
I release the hug, still smiling at her
"Good luck Sparkling! Stay strong, okay?"

Snacks(DD ranger) 417903

"Ah, come to think of it. Snacks could wait then." I smile.
I then look outside.
"Hmmmm… Bedrock wont mind if Snacks talk to yellow pony?"

Sion 417904

"I will, I'll try to be strong like you Amber."

"Not at all." He winks at you.

Snacks(DD ranger) 417906

I nod and go outside. Approach her slowly.
"Why so glum little pony?" I stand next to her.

Sion 417915

"Oh hello Snacks." She smiles.
"I'm not gloomy, I'm just getting ready for a long journey."

Snacks(DD ranger) 417918

I sit next to her.
"Where are you going now after this? Wont you want to come with us?"

Sion 417921

"I'm travelling to Canterlot, just like Amber and Warren. But I'm going to take a slightly different route then them. I need to go there fast and it can take weeks to get to Canterlot from here."
She shuffles her hooves.
"I know a route that will get me there in a few days. But I can't take all of you with me."

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 417923

I blush ever so slightly
"I'm not that strong really… It's all thanks to Cadance."

Sion 417925

She smiles.
"Well, I guess I'll have to light a candle at the shrine of the Crystal Princess in addition to Luna and Celestia then."

Snacks(DD ranger) 417929

I nod to her.
"Then good tidings little pony." I smile at her.

"If you would allow Snacks, could Snacks talk to you about something?"

Sion 417931

"Of course, what is the matter Snacks?"

Snacks(DD ranger) 417933

"Its about somepony….. :"

Sion 417935


Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 417939

"You certainly should, she's not to be disregarded!"
I smile back
"I should let you get back to work… goodbye Sparkling."

Sion 417942

"We'll see each other tomorrow."

Snacks(DD ranger) 417947

"Its… about somepony, she… does not like me. Is it to late to for Snacks or is it a good idea to persevere?"

Sion 417954

Cloudy looks at you uncomfortably for a second.
"I know who you're talking about Snacks…
She puts her hoof on your shoulder.
"You're a kind person, especially for Diamond Dogs, but Amber, she's a young pony and she seems more interested in adventuring now. Maybe she'll change her mind, but for the moment I fear she's simply not interested in love, from anypony. I'm sorry."

Snacks(DD ranger) 417955

With that I just lower my head and whimper.
"Perhaps adoration is not Snacks forte… SNacks dont know what to do…"

Sion 417961

"Oh Snacks."
She hugs you.
"I know it must hurt a lot, but you can't change somepony's feelings. But you're a strong dog, I know you'll find a way to keep going. And who knows, you might still meet other ponies on your travels, ones who are more open to you."

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 417962

I nod as I leave her office thingy
"Right… okay!"

Sion 417963

"To say goodbye one last time and to get your reward of course. Bye."

Go to Cloudy?

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 417964

Sion 417965

She's talking to Snacks.

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 417966

I'll wait for them to finish then, I don't want to butt in.

Snacks(DD ranger) 417967

With that I just look down.
"Funny, Snacks thought Cloudy is a glum pony and here is Snacks being glum in the end. Its…. hard." I gulped and just breath out.

Sion 417970

"We all have our bad days, Snacks. But we have to keep going. It might seem like there's no hope left, but we never know what the future brings, we never know how great the future can be. we jsut have to give it a chance, instead of letting the present keep us down."

Snacks(DD ranger) 417974

With that I look to her.
"Thanks Cloudy pony, Snacks is still… confused. But we will see what future is in store for all of us. Thanks for the counsel."

With that I stand up and pass by Amber without looking at her and go back to my room.

Try not to cry?

Snacks(DD ranger) 417977


Roll #1 6 = 6

Sion 417978

She looks worried as you walk away.

Cloudy nods towards you.

Sion 417987

"You wanted to see me, Amber?"

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 417994

I look at him strangely as he passes by without saying a word

"Huh? Oh yeah! … What's wrong with Snacks?"

Sion 418001

"It's nothing. He just needs to think about some things. But he's a good dog. I'm sure he'll find his way."

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 418006

"Okay then… Uh, you're going to leave soon right?"

Sion 418016

She nods as a bunny and a few birds carry her bags to her.
"I can't afford to waste any time. There's a lot of ponies I have to talk to about the dragon. I hope I'll see you in Canterlot."

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 418018

I nod
"R-Right… you'll be okay on your own, right?"

Sion 418019

"Don't worry about me. I know a secure way. One that will allow me to reach Canterlot in only a few days."
She looks down.
"I'm sorry I can't take all of you with me, but…well I can't tell you too much about it. Maybe one day I can explain it to you, but for now you'll have to take another path."

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 418021

"It's okay… Uh… I was wondering about your friends… what are they like? You said you know archmage Sparkle?"

Sion 418025

She smiles and seems lost in thought for a few seconds.
"They're such nice ponies, without them, I'd still be living in a hovel on the edge of the forest but they brought me out of my shell and into the wide world.
Archmage Sparkle is one of them, she's an extremely talented mage. And the student of Princess Celestia herself."

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 418027

"I heard of her before, she's like… a prodigy of magic! She must be so smart…"

Sion 418029

"Indeed, she is. The smartest pony I know. Not everypony can become Archmage after all."

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 418034

"Ooooh… I hope I get to meet her and talk about magic!"

Sion 418035

"You certainly will. As I said, just go to the palace guard, tell them you want to meet her and that Cloudy Skies sent you, they'll let you in. I promise."
She puts the bag on her back. The bunny hops on and nestles itself in her mane.
"Say goodbye, Angel."
The bunny sticks out its tongue at you.
"Oh Angel, you're so mischieveous." Cloudy giggles.

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 418036

I scrunch as he sticks out his tongue and stick out my own tongue back

Sion 418038

He sticks out his tongue further
Roll to outdo him.

Roll #1 3 = 3


I-I can do this!

Roll #1 9 = 9

Sion 418044

You do. the bunny crosses his paws and sits in Cloudy's mane, pouting.
Cloudy giggles.
"He's such a cutie. Amber, please take care of yourself and your friends. We'll meet again soon."

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 418045

I smile
"Okay! Good luck and safe travels!"

Sion 418050

"Bye Amber. Hope to see you soon!"
She leaves with her bags, waving while she goes.

Follow her sneakily?

Amber [Crystal pony Ascendant] 418052

No, I'm not a sneaky pony at all!

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