Echoes of Invasion: The Society of Shadow | Scene 13

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It is early afternoon before everything is sorted out at the site of the raid and the elves are free to follow-up on the Society of Shadow encampment. The woses have no interest in coming along; the corruption there is too unsettling to them. They are, however, willing to watch Butterbell so that the elves … Read more

Echoes of Invasion: The Society of Shadow | Scene 11

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While Tric is dealing with the knight, Heppa turns her attention to medical work, starting with the dead. Given all the magical corruption in the area, she advocates for breaking the bones of the corpses and burning them all on a pyre. The woses approve of this course of action, provided it takes place in … Read more

DS262 | Wesnoth | Echoes of Invasion: The Society of Shadow | Part 5 of 7

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Following the fight against Gaenyn, Tric and Heppa return to the Society of Shadow encampment to ensure no stragglers linger.

Echoes of Invasion: The Society of Shadow | Scene 9

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In the early morning light, wagons casting long shadows to the west, Rhodri’s caravan rumbles north alongside the Grey Woods towards the Great River. The skies above are clear, but a lightning bolt crashes into the ground in front of the lead cart, spooking the horses nearby. Gaenyn’s drawl booms from the tree line as … Read more

Echoes of Invasion: The Society of Shadow | Scene 8

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Prior to leaving the Society of Shadow, Tric seeks out Ulf to pay him the other half of his fee. “We don’t need a guide back to Dan’Tonk, so here is the rest of your money,” Tric tells the archaeologist as he hands over the coins. Dropping his voice, he continues, “I know you heard … Read more

DS260 | Wesnoth | Echoes of Invasion: The Society of Shadow | Part 4 of 7

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The shadow mages launch their ambush… as do the elves and woses.

Echoes of Invasion: The Society of Shadow | Scene 7

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Although she does not have a wose to guide her thinking, Heppa is reaching similar conclusions elsewhere in the forest from her day of chatting with shadow mages about their research and the Book of Rhys. From the society’s perspective, the book is a valuable tome, given that they have been cut off from access … Read more

Echoes of Invasion: The Society of Shadow | Scene 5

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Mists roll into the camp and Gaenyn prepares to take his leave of the elvish visitors. One of them shivers in the fog, muttering about how uncanny it is, and the other asks whether the encampment ever has problems with undead attacks. He dismisses her concerns. “Sometimes our experiments may rouse sleeping undead from time … Read more

DS258 | Wesnoth | Echoes of Invasion: The Society of Shadow | Part 3 of 7

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Tric and Heppa gain further insight into forbidden magic and the corruption that the woses can sense in the Grey Woods.

Echoes of Invasion: The Society of Shadow | Scene 4

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After checking in at several huts, Ulf returns with a middle-aged man dressed far more finely than the elves expected out here, a day’s bushwhack from other human settlements. His black cloak looks velvet, and his gray robes might even be silk. The fellow’s most distinguishing feature is the large bushy mustache extending out over … Read more

DS256 | Wesnoth | Echoes of Invasion: The Society of Shadow | Part 2 of 7

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Ulf introduces Tric and Heppa to Gaenyn, the leader of the shadow mages, who has uncomfortable ideas about how he and the elves might collaborate.

Echoes of Invasion: The Society of Shadow | Scene 3

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As Ulf gets them back on track following the wose conference, Tric offers his apologies. “I’m sorry if you were off-put by our elvish ways and dealing with the woses. They are truly guardians of the forest.” “Aren’t they wonderful?” Heppa interjects, smiling broadly. “It is so nice to talk with them.” “They experience time … Read more