- The Bright Cabal Strikes Again
- A Courier Under Fire
- Corruption on Plenty
- Tensions at Dragon’s Spine
The Bright Cabal Strikes Again
En route to Dragonspine, the crew is ambushed once again by the Bright Cabal. It seems they made an enemy out of the deathly organization when they destroyed their flagship. Two Cabal ships, teeming with undead, emerge from the ruins and attack as the heroes are leaving the wreckage of the Shattered City.
A daring ship battle ensues and the heroes are forced to flee from the superior firepower of the Bright Cabal strike ships. They manage to escape by maneuvering through a debris field, leaving the irate cultists unable to pursue.
A Courier Under Fire
Several days into their journey through the void, the crew’s ships come upon a heavily damaged skysloop. They move closer to investigate and notice that the ship is flying the colors of the Couriers Guild and has sustained heave battle damage. A lone orc appears to be the only survivor, delirious and on the verge of collapse.
As the crew boards the ship to provide aid, the Courier wheezes a dire warning and then collapses.
A demon… the food… danger… possessed… must warn… the Trade Council…
Just as the Courier loses consciousness, a galleon emerges from the void haze and speeds towards the stopped ships. The crew rushes to get the Courier and his cargo safely onto the Angel of Chaos while Mr. Oot and Tylan engage the attacking vessel with pot shots and fancy maneuvers.
Strangely, the attacking galleon is flying the flag of Plenty and appears to be crewed by enraged peasants. Although the peasants are not terribly adept at flying the ship and aiming its cannons, the heroes are still dramatically out-gunned and decide to flee. The heroes superior flying skills allow them to outdistance the galleon and eventually escape, but the Angel is severely damaged during the skirmish.
Corruption on Plenty
Aya and Clint manage to stabilize the Courier and the orc tells the the dire story of Plenty. A demonic force has taken over the island, corrupting the food supply and turning the villagers into hunger-crazed maniacs. They must tell the Trade Council immediately, he warns, or the corruption could spread to the rest of the Skies through the tainted food.
The heroes agree to take him to Shadowhaven, but one of their ships is too damaged to make the journey. They decide to continue on to Dragonspine to seek repairs for the Angel and then continue on to Shadowhaven while the repairs are in progress.
Tensions at Dragon’s Spine
Several days later, the heroes ships limp into Dragonspine and dock at the Foreign Quarter. While negotiating repairs for their ship, the crew gets word of mounting tensions on the Drakin-controlled isle.
Business competition between the dwarves of the Drakespear Brewery and the orcs of the Gragg Brewery seems to have erupted into violence and racial hatred. A mysterious killer known as Orcbane has emerged, killing lone orcs in the street and marking them with the dwarven rune of vengeance.
The orcs are blaming the Drakespear for the murders and have begun to strike back. All orcs in Dragonspine, not just the Gragg brewers, are banding together to combat the dwarves. The entire city is teetering on the brink of an all-out race war.
The heroes leave Mr. Oot, Aya, and Kathis behind to oversee repairs to the Angel, and tell them to keep their heads down and stay out of the fighting until they return. The rest of the crew sets sail for Shadowhaven in the Wild Thing to warn the Trade Council of the situation on Plenty.