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2 mos ago
Should have been writing posts. Took part in D&D shenaniganry instead. Got to fix that tomorrow.
3 mos ago
There's a lot of backlog here on my end. I'm trying my best to lessen it, but replies might be less frequent for a time. A welcome change from the nothing doing I went through though! Thanks partners!
3 mos ago
I'll be largely out of reply writing for the weekend. See you on Monday, maybe Sunday evening!
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3 mos ago
So has ended the year 2018, in the middle of a snowstorm. Let's see how the next one will fare. RP wise, all is looking well. Now I'll only need to see them stand the test of (further) time.
5 mos ago
Fever struck. Cowbell won't heal this one. A blanket, few cups of tea and a bit of rest should, though.

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I suppose it is about time for me to copypaste fill in some information about myself over here just as well. Only took me a few years to getting around to do it.

I am a married man in my early twenties from the country some people dare claim does not exist. The Finland conspiracy is an old joke, you can stop with it now. Not a native speaker of the language by any means, though I did begin studying it exceptionally early for our country's standards. I suppose it was some sort of a test case. With that out of the way though, what more should I be saying here...
  • I like being nice to people. If one needs to ask why, well that alone is reason enough.
  • I play and Dungeon Master Dungeons and Dragons, both offline and over here. I even have a stream of it on most Saturdays! twitch.tv/hekazu
  • I sleep like a vampire, so my hours of activity might not be exactly what is expected from CEST (GMT +3). If I could fathom a guess, I'd say I'm most active between 22-4 local time.
  • I enjoy OOC chatter, be it planning the RP or a more casual exchange (not that RP'ing is that serious). I can make do without, but don't be afraid to talk to me.
  • Whatever the case, I'm here to have fun and hone my writing abilities!
I do think that should about cover it, yes.

Thanks for stopping by I suppose! I do also have a Discord account, but I prefer to start anything RP related on the site. At least with people I don't know from the past, that is! But hey, now if you are a longer time contact of mine and happened to read this, now you know and can ask!

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The poor kobold tried its best to ignore the shouting that was coming from up and above. But when finally magically empowered words came to it, its attempts to ignore them led to lack of attempt in resisting. The insult took root, and the already weakened body of the kobold could not take the wracking pain of a future as feed to these creatures. They had eaten bigger. They would eat it too. Desperation turned to dread, and dread shifted away into nothingness. The trembling creature fell down on the cavern floor, ceasing its movement.

What didn't cease movement were the three other inhabitants. It all began from the one that had been shot. It shot a glare towards the offender, and seemed to determine a leap to those heights was out of the picture. The beast instead reared its head, and after a lower rumble coming from its throat it shot the neck straight, head swaying from one side to another as a prolonged, wailing cry was shot out to the air at a volume noticeably greater than anything they had heard to this point. And with it having started, the other two followed suit, the sound intensifying as it bounced from the walls of the cavern. Bad news.

Welcome to the forum side. I've seen you already making friends on the Discord, so it's looking like you'll fit right on in!
They do not appear immune to the attack, or even particularly resistant @The Harbinger of Ferocity. It is more like shrugging off a weak hit.

Besides, as far as description guidelines go, things start bleeding at around half HP, so no, no blood is visible yet. The arrow sure is embedded in the creature though.
You score your hit @The Harbinger of Ferocity. The creature at the bottom seem unfazed by the arrow sticking out of it, if somewhat madder than before.

Onward to Parum's turn @Ryonara.
You seem to have used a smaller damage die than the damaged state of the kobold would have allowed @Norschtalen. This does not matter however, for the kobold succeeds in its save at 15.
Few things I would like to be sure of before we move to any enemy turns, @Norschtalen.

1. You are aware that being prone means that you, too, attack at disadvantage, yes? To quote the condition:
  • A prone creature's only movement option is to crawl, unless it stands up and thereby ends the condition.
  • The creature has disadvantage on attack rolls.
  • An attack roll against the creature has advantage if the attacker is within 5 feet of the creature. Otherwise, the attack roll has disadvantage.

2. You are a Wood Elf. You can see into the darkness, ergo you can make out the three draconic beasts that have no cover in the darkness, other than the shroud of no light itself. Only the kobold benefits of cover, that provided to it by one of said drakes. Thus if you wish to be prone, you could take the shot now and flop down after.

As another note that might apply to all, I will stress that the bottom of the pit to the North-East does not have any other ways out from it than the currently locked metal gate as far as you can see. Another tunnel further into the cave can be found along the South-Western wall, though it soon curves more directly West.

Anyhow, if you choose to change some of these it shouldn't be particularly disruptive for the plans of others since the Shield of Faith will go down just fine. We would move on to Ashkar Brannor's turn next @The Harbinger of Ferocity.
Your wishes to see the combat resuming have been seen to. It is now Kyra's turn @Norschtalen.

EDIT: And since I neglected to mention this before this moment in time, there are three of the draconic beasts present.
Orchid would like to give chase down the ledge. Noted. Any other takes on the subject before I take that as the route you would be heading down? After all, it only takes one aggressor to make the combat go on.
So, a little something @Zverda@Ryonara@Lucius Cypher@Norschtalen@The Harbinger of Ferocity.

You are free to end combat here and leave the kobold in its self-assigned prison if you so desire. You may also seek to continue the combat to its end. If you do, allow me to roll initiative for the new opponents at the bottom of the stairs just as well. Either way goes. The beasts seem unsure on what to do for now, and remain in the darker reaches of the bottom where the light laid by the flickering lamps of the upper level do not reach.

So what I would like to request is for you to tell me how you seek to proceed.
The situation had definitely taken a turn for the worse for the kobolds. Their pack had been thinned at an extraordinary speed, and that was more than enough a reason to tip the switch in the small creature's head over onto the flight side. Not sporting a pair of wings and all the path it could take before it full of opposing forces, the scaled monster took the only available direction for itself. It leapt down from the edge, the sound of it smacking against the cavern floor echoing from the ten feet below where the drop ended.

It had been a calculated risk. Kobolds knew they were frail creatures, and even a drop of this meagre distance could have killed it. Luck was on the cult's lackey's side however, as despite falling prone they managed to break the fall rather efficiently and landed on their back after their tail had already worked as a buffer of sorts, rather than cracking the ribs of their side or breaking their face on the rugged floor. The drakes at the bottom turned to inspect the sound, but did not attack the small monster, Not even when it dove behind them and cowered under the tail of one particular example.

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