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May 19

The Sigil Courier: Chapter 17

Each Separate Dying Ember 

Sigil Courier

Afternoon, Quarryday, Hunt Week, Delve Season, 1029

 

Castle Coup

After a morning of riot, the terrorized townsfolk of Iastra were almost overwhelmed by a sudden wave of trolls who sped through the town. Garbled reports from the fugitives suggested all manner of chaos within Castle Iastra.

Somehow the arrival of the Duke of Mirlac precipitated a sudden rebellion by Lady Ice’s hitherto loyal major-domo. But what had caused Borislav to rebel?

Further enquiries by your Humble Correspondent only seemed to confuse the story further. By all accounts, the Duke’s loyal bodyguard took decisive action to save Lady Ice, but was overwhelmed by sheer numbers.

As the Duke himself watched, the Lady’s prized lightning chandelier fell from the ceiling and immolated her. At this point, her previously loyal trolls immediately fled the Castle. It fell to the Duke to pick up the mantle of leadership and restore order to the Castle and the town it protects.

Read the in-depth report on Page 6.

 

Art Prodigy

All is not gloom and darkness in the blighted land of Terovia. In The Sigil Courier’s final report from this monochromatic land, I interviewed promising young artist from Iastra.

Critics are amazed at the variety and depths of colour found in the work of this young artist. Canvasses which seem dull and flat in native Terovia become a riot of colour and energy when imported into the City of Doors.

In an exclusive interview, the artist reveals his secret muse.

Read the full story on Page 4.

 

In other news

Do your houseplants always die? Tired of watering them endlessly? Then try the latest craze, undead blooms.

Read the FULL STORY on Page 11.

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Happy Gaming

Phil

 

The Sigil Courier series are the session summaries from the Sigil PD cycle of tales in my Tales of the Hero Wars campaign.

 

 

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