The Cursed Morning

Dumia 21st, 1217

Initiative: 5 + 1 = 6
Shadowfell Despair: 11 – 1 = 10 (15)
Effect: 6 – Madness
Flaw: “I don’t know what is real or not”

Tranquil Dose: 1 (8 hours ago)
Tranquil Effect: 3 damage (1 round)

al’Zand Elovar

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The weather is still cold, but it’s slowly getting warmer with Spring well on its way. The day light hours are as long as those of the night, but the nights are getting shorter. In the Wellsorrow Region, the Shadowfell despair is fading in its cycle. The people of Ashbourne and surrounding areas are feeling happier and it’s easier to shake the despair, and harder to fall under its influence. There is a half moon in the night sky tonight. A red comet will be visible throughout most of the night.

Shadowfell Despair Check: DC 9/15

Rain woke me up kicking my feet and I groaned with pain. “Ow. My fucking head.” I curled up in my bedroll again.

Rain asked again, “Seriously what’s wrong?”

ae’Nyx jolted out of his bedroom and began searching his things. He looked frantic, clutching his head and then moving through his bags again. It hurt to look at him. My vision was blurred.

A cold hand brushed my cheek. “The pain will subside in an hour or so.” 

He looked up at Rain watching us with a grim smile. “The vial, I gave him last night. Where is it?”

Rain started looking under the bed and through my things. He frowned. “Rosana had it last I saw it.”

ae’Nyx growled. The creature in the corner watch and grumbled. “Help?”

The cool hand caressed my forehead and rubbed the back of my neck before he went to speak with the creature in that strange language they spoke. 

The door to our room opened and ghostly blur walked in. My head spun and I curled up against the bedroom. “Fuck!”

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