'The Rookies at
written by: Mike Linnemann
(gamed played on July 29, 2000)
Through the eyes of Urza Van Burace
To start out my,
adventure I posted some more notices for some newbies to adventuring.
has to train them in. I found Marq Marquette, Dalamar De Lahoia,
Poké Dido, Mo Sim, and Chaberwani Zaberwaki (Char). Pretty
I thought, but it must be done.
We picked up food
horses. The party decided to go to Lanning's Trials. As we headed out I
found myself and the party teleported to the dungeons door. Queer I
but I led the guys inside. I told the party to be quiet because
the piercers and we ventured to the chasm at the end of the tunnel.
we used rope and slid down. 50 feet deep.
We arrived in a
that had three doors. Two wooden and a steel door covered in yellow
saying "Do not enter". I tried to open the door and was unsuccessful
I went to one of
wooden doors. Happened to be South. I walked in and dropped 10 feet to
the floor. The others were helped down.
The next door was
feet above us. So they boosted me up and I lifted them up to me. After
everyone was in I opened the next door revealing a room covered in
(Spikes duh) Dalamar tried his flying broom in the hallway for a while
to get used to it and flew into the room. He got hit by one spike like
I told him he would.
We traveled back to
starting room and went threw the other wooden door. It led to a long
ending in a stairway. Mo Sim fell down the stairs and toppled a few
The next door led
a fork with a sign saying beware the games. We went into the south door
and found nothing.
The north door had
randomly placed holes in the walls. I covered my body with my shield,
shield got punctured but nothing serious. I made it to the next door,
to open it but it was superiorly locked.
I had a good idea.
everyone in the room and close the door. It worked. A voice asked a
He asked for a 5 letter palindrome. I said level and a key appearing in
I went through the
and found myself in a hallway. We found 3 doors and decided to go
the middle door.
There were webs
And spiders to go with them. Large spiders. Not good. They poisoned
and a wizard arrived along with a little halfling. (Lanning) The wizard
was not happy at all with my leadership. So he did a hold spell on the
party. He unwilled Lanning first and told him a plan.
Lanning ran off.
wizard unwilled me and asked me about Marq. I said what I could and he
found me unworthy. Wizards, hmph. I was given a second chance. Everyone
was unheld and we were teleported to a forest with Lanning holding a
to two displacer beasts. I killed them quickly, but my party was
hurt in the battle. I bandaged my companions and healed them to the
of my ability.
The wizard appeared
told me I passed the tests. The first test being to kill the displacer
beasts, the second was to heal my comrades with the wizards help.
The wizard demanded
have all of my dragon scales and my dragon shield. I gave them up
He recompensated me for all the money I lost paying for gear for the
We were teleported
to Givemea and that ends my adventure for the day.