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Current Party

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Name:
Absinthe Artemesia
Player: Rachel
Class: Bard (College of Lore) 11
Race: Human
Gender: Non-Binary
Hometown: Breezebay, Northern Kell
Background: Apparently abandoned at birth, Absinthe was raised in the city of Breezebay under the rule of Riven Bramble of the Sea Spectre pirate clan.  Under his oppressive mafia-type rule, Absinthe eventually rallied the town against the Bramble family, driving them from it and reclaiming their freedom and earning themself a place as a folk hero.  Eventually they wanted to spread their wings and see what other adventures the world had.  Jarmaulk seemed as good a place to start as any.
 
Name: Bits of a Tealeaf, AKA: "Bitsy"
Player: Andrea
Class: Druid (Circle of the Moon) 11
Race: Halfling, Stout
Gender: Female
Hometown: Yensire Tribe, South Eastern Kell
Background: Raised amongst the nomadic Yensire Tribe, Bitsy spent her youth tending to the shrines and temples in the plains and forests of Eastern Kell.  She always had an affinity for nature and spirits.  It wasn't until she was an adult that she met the spirit of wind, Obedion, and was granted her true abilities as a druid.  Following a vision, Bitsy made her way to the Akken desert and Jarmaulk.
 
Name: Kizzy
Player: Taylor
Class: Ascendant Cleric (Life/Light) 11
Race: Tiefling
Gender: Female
Hometown: Dalcenna, Southern Kell (raised), Halder, Amastacian Isles (born)
Background: Found orphaned as a child, she was taken in by the Motherhouse of the Goddess Ariss in the human capital of Dalcenna.  Eventually she came to accept Ariss and has followed her faithfully since then.  The day came when she felt the stirring of Ariss in her heart, calling her to adventure.  She left with High Priest Grenden's blessing and followed the road before her into the Akken Desert.
 
Name: Olek Segwen
Player: Luke
Class: Barbarian (Frenzied) 5/Fighter (Champion) 6
Race: Half-orc
Gender: Male
Hometown: Avaris, North Eastern Kell
Background: Born to a human woman in the port city of Avaris, Olek grew up mostly on the streets.  He and his gang were never involved in much more than petty theft, but Olek took to it eagerly.  Eventually he took up sailing with the gnomish captain Dev upon the Grey Lady.  One day when they landed in Cajas, Olek decided to disembark and try out living in a new city for a while.  An innkeeper, Suujiin, eventually told him of some better opportunities in Jarmaulk.
 
Name: Thymus "Thyme" Vulgurus
Player: Daniel
Class: Fighter (Eldritch Knight) 10/Rogue 1
Race: Tiefling
Gender: Male
Hometown: Village of Willowdeep, Western Kell
Background: Raised in the wilds, Thyme is very much a mystery.  There is very little about him that isn't.  From his original meeting with Absinthe outside of Hawkreach, to the journal he carried with him at all times.  The young tiefling followed Absinthe, drawn to their music, and wound up in Jarmaulk.  It seemed that something about a mission to retrieve artifacts in the desert called to him.
 
Name: Xanithia "Xani" Moonsnow
Player: Nathan
Class: Sorceress (Wild Magic Bloodline) 11
Race: High Elf
Gender: Female
Hometown: Avinsel, Amakiir
Background: Born the daughter of a noble family, Xanithia was raised with the best of the best.  Proving to have an extreme proficiency with magic, she was soon put into the Villis Halls Academy near Amakiir where she quickly learned a great deal about Legacy Artifacts, primarily because she recognized one in the notes of her mentor as one she had once seen in a dream.  After her graduation to Journeyman she left Amakiir to visit one of her mentor's associates in the city of Jarmaulk.
 

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Previous Party Members
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Name:
Rafe "Thorn" Thorngrave
Player:
Tim
Class:
Rogue (Assassin) 7
Race:
Halfling, Stout
Gender:
Male
Hometown:
Vesin, Malcenna, Northern Kell
Background:
Orphaned at a young age, Thorn has spent his years since then making contacts and seeking any information that might lead him closer to the one responsible.  An old colleague sent him a message one day, inviting him to help her with a job in Jarmaulk.  She had been a good source of information in the past, and helping her had never hurt his cause before.
Last Episode: Episode 15: Sins of the Father; Left to investigate further into the Blood Aetherium that he had been tracking since Dalcerra.
 

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Notable Friendly NPCs
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Name: Abal Bahri
Class:
Bard
Race:
Human
Gender:
Female
Hometown:
Fandarr, Kell
Background:
Originally a representative of Rastin, Abal was responsible for assembling the party to aid in an expedition into the desert to recover an ancient artifact buried within some ancient ruins.
 
Name:
Oriana
Class:
Warpriest
Race:
Aasimar
Gender:
Female
Hometown:
Unknown
Background:
Purchased as a slave by Abal, she was immediately freed after helping her new owner.  Out of gratitude and devotion, she has protected Abal ever since.
 
Name:
Rastin Therus
Class:
Wizard (Enchantment)
Race:
Human
Gender: Male
Hometown:
Dalcerra, Kell
Background:
Met by the party in the palace and employ of First Prince Khaless of Jarmaulk.  He hired the group to help him recover artifcats in the desert that would help restore Princess Amaya of Dalcerra from a 14-year-long curse.
 
Name: Amaya Oberon
Class:
Wizard (Golemancer)
Race:
Human
Gender: Female
Hometown:
Dalcerra, Kell
Background:
Born the to King and Queen Oberon of Dalcerra the Princess was raised to take the throne when she grew old enough.  She fell in love with the court wizard, Rastin, but eventually fell prey to a cursed artifact.  Rastin was only able to save her by petrifying her in stone until such a time that the curse could be lifted.
 
Name: Killa
Race:
Half-elf
Gender:
Male
Hometown:
Unknown
Background:
A simple armorsmith in Jarmaulk, he quickly charmed, and was charmed by, the tiefling cleric Kizzy.  He has been a good friend (a very good friend to Kizzy) and confidant ever since.
 
Name: Drivedraven "Driv" Kastel
Class:
Rogue (Swashbuckler)
Race:
Gnome
Gender:
Male
Hometown:
Unknown
Background:
An old friend of Olek, he captains the ship The Gray Lady. He employs the cook Milton aboard his ship.
 
Name: Milton?
Class:
Unknown
Race:
Unknown
Gender:
Unkown
Origin:
Unknown
Background:
Unknown
 
Name: Selkie
Class:
Rogue
Race:
Tiefling
Gender:
Female
Hometown:
Unknown
Background:
Met by the party during a failed ambush on Olek, they spared her life and took her in as bartender at their newly acquired bar, The Bitsy Spider.
 
Name: Yuna
Race:
Aasimar
Gender:
Female
Hometown:
Freeford, Amastacian Isles
Background:
Purchased from slavery and immediately freed by 2.4.1 Drinks.  With nowhere else to go, and no way to immediately get her home, they took her on at the bar to work and live as long as she wanted.
 
Name: Pelannia Greyfrost
Class:
Paladin
Race:
Halfling
Gender:
Female
Origin:
Northern Cairith, Village lost below the ice
Background:
Left to die by her village she made a pact with a demon to exact revenge, only to be left to die by him as well.  Lost and dying she found her way to the Goddess Selanna, and was taken up in her service.
 
Name: Asher Orcrest
Class:
Warlock (Raavoketh the Unbound)
Race:
Half Elf
Gender:
Male
Origin:
Farglenn, Cairith
Background:
Decended from a Champion of Selanna and Chosen of Kentha, Asher carries forward the result of an old promise in his bond to the Unbound Fate, Raavoketh.
 
Name: Tara Orcrest
Class:
Fighter/Rogue
Race:
Half Elf
Gender:
Female
Origin:
Farglenn, Cairith
Background:
Raised in Farglenn, she took up a place in the Ebonguard to honor her fallen father and swore an oath to protect the city as he had given his life doing.
 
Name: "Whisper"
Class:
Rogue/Paladin
Race:
Aasimar
Gender:
Female
Origin:
Unknown
Background:
Lost her family, and her angelic wings, in a tragic attack on her caravan as it traveled through western N'drin near Ashford.  She has not spoken since.
 
Name: Orlessa Ardenveil
Class:
Rogue/Paladin
Race:
Half Elf
Gender:
Female
Origin:
Echoguard, N'drin
Background:
Leading a shady life in her early days, it led to her aiding a woman name Myr'Kalan.  Together they invented a new magic: blood aetherium.  She has let her life turn into a quest for vengeance against her even as she serves as a Champion of Selanna, helming the Veiled Pack.
 
Name:
Velora
Class:
Necromancer
Race:
Half Elf
Gender:
Female
Origin:
Cairith
Background:
After the loss of her husband and child she was lured into the service of the Dread Necromancer Sutven in a bid to gain more power, even at the loss of her life.  She was rescued by Kizzy, and 2.4.1 Drinks.