Alerts Oppertunities and Threats
This three-part quest involves two rescues and the defeat of a local tyrant.
* Tri Part Quest
Kisandra asks the PCs to rescue her father Lord Terrion Numesti from the dungeons below Drelev Keep and her sister Tamary from the Tiger Lord barbarians, and also to remove Baron Drelev from power and seize control of the city of Fort Drelev, thus liberating its citizens from the baron’s despotic rule. The three portions of this quest can be completed in any order. Kisandra’s father and sister must be delivered to safety from their respective locations. To liberate Fort Drelev, the PCs must either kill or capture Baron Drelev. [Reward: 38,400 EXP and annex Fort Drelev without increasing Unrest]
Big Game Hunter:
Famed big game Hunter Chesek Umberweed has come to the Stolen Lands. Though age has made him a weak, his mind is sharp and his voice strong. He gives booming orations of his exploits to packed halls in the Fochlucan Academy weekly. Though too frail to join in any new adventures, he still collects grand trophies and longs for the thrill of the hunt. He has issued bounties for some of the legendary creatures of the Stolen Lands. Perhaps he would pay even more if they were accompanied by a good story!
* Li’L Hooktougue
Although no one’s seen the legendary lake monster named Li’l Hooktongue in ages, there have been a recent spat of disappearances in Lake Hooktougue. Each of these disappearances have been accompanied by extreme, strange, and unexpected weather. There is an old man named Quanchy Veeliker that has retired from fishing Lake Hooktougne and moved to Tatzlford. He can be found most days hanging around on the porch of the Tatzlford General Store between odd jobs. He tells tall tails about how Li’l Hooktougne brings bad weather whenever he’s ready to eat. Chesek Umberweed promises 6000gp for the corpse of Li’l Hooktougne. If the delivery of the trophy is accompanied by a good story he would probably give more. [Reward: 12,800 XP and 6000gp + Preform (Oration) * 100]
* Here Come the Mummies
Not all hunts are for animals. Numerous families of local swampers and rural folk claim that something bad haunts the bogland on the border between the Narlmarches and Hooktongue Slough. Stories claim that bog mummies are rising from the muck to drown the living! Bring back the destroyed undead and associated artifacts and Chesek will pay 6000gp. If the delivery of the trophy is accompanied by a good story he would probably give more. [Reward: 4,800 XP and 2000gp + Preform (Oration) * 100]
* Spear Tooth
The saber-toothed tiger Speartooth has long plagued the hills west of the swamp. They say he’s killed and eaten hundreds of people. So far, no one’s managed to bring the beast down. Find Spear Tooth, kill him, and deliver the beast and his legendary 24 inch long fangs to Chesk. He promises 6000gp for beast. If the delivery of the trophy is accompanied by a good story he would probably give more. [Reward: 12,800 XP and 6000gp + Preform (Oration) * 100]
- Kankerata the World Chewer
The Nomen Centuars have long told tales of Kankerate which translates roughly to World Chewer in their language. This creature has dominated this region for decades, contrary to the typical behavior pattern of bulettes. It has almost become a part of the Dunsward’s landscape. The centaurs are fond of daring each other to race through Kankerata’s network of drifts and nest, viewing this feat as a test of bravery and often use it to settle disputes. If the delivery of the trophy is accompanied by a good story he would probably give more. [Reward: 4,800 XP and 2000gp + Preform (Oration) * 100]
Erastil: A link to Kingmaker:
- Elk Statue
This sight sacred to Erastil once contained a hunting lodge and shrine. Now all that remains is a Elk Statue. Building a city here gives the PCs a head start on a Monument, halving the initial cost of building such a structure. Alternatively a Road Side Shrine can be built here at half cost. [Reward: Half cost Monument or Road Side Shrine]
A magical academy has many unusual needs.
- Dragonfly Cloak
A traveling cleric of Erastil named Borzaki has been hired by the Fochlucan Academy to teach seminars on crafting of protective items. He has a specialty of crafting magic items from giant insect parts. He is very interested in special breed of giant dragon fly native to the Hooktongue Slough. A dozen dragonfly wings would provide him the parts he needs for classes on protective cloaks. He promises a special cloak make out of the wings as a reward. [Reward: Cloak of resistance +3 or a Cloak of Fiery Vanishing (Fire and Electricity)]
- The Sapphire Imp Acting Troupe
Mitchel Von Baker has been approached group of actors after they performed an opera at the Fochlucan Academy. They worry that their star, singer Asmeranda Ilata, has been kidnapped by none other than King Irovetti, who seems to have become obsessed with her. She’s doubtlessly being held somewhere in his palace. They have pooled their funds and called in favors to put together a reward for her return. [Reward: 15000gp]
- Slug Spit Catalyst
Local alchemist Bokken has promised an only slightly dangerous and powerful metal etching acid to a group of dwarven craftsmen. There is only one problem he has run out of the main ingredient, a catalyst distilled from Giant Slug spit. He needs a dozen vials of the Giant Slug spit as soon as possible. [Reward: 12 potions (Spells level 1st through 3rd)]
- Spider Silk
One of the Academy’s instructors, Chamaie Lerian, teaches courses on crafting magical items using raw materials harvested from the Stolen Lands. She has run out of one of her favorite materials, giant trap door spider silk. She needs at least 50 square yards of good silk harvested from several spider dens to teach her course. A typical spider den should yield 10 square yards of usable silk. She will be demonstrating how to make a magical cloak and it will yield either a cloak of resistance +2 or a transposer cloak. She would gladly give that cloak as a reward.[Reward: Transposer cloak]
Although public opinion is that Jennavieve Kensen is a spoiled princess, no one denies that she’s rich.
- Chasing The Wind
Her latest obsession is a story about a herd of wild horses led by a magnificent stallion named Windchaser that’s said to live west of the swamp. She’s promised a sizable reward if someone can bring her one of Windchaser’s herd to add to her stable. She will pay 8000gp for the delivery one of the wild horses from the western Slough alive and well. [Reward: 8000gp]
Despite his gruff nature Oleg is really enjoying his post as chancellor. He sees an opportunity for both this new country and for himself. If a city grew around his trading post he would defiantly see an increase in business. It wouldn’t even need to be a shop, it could be a stable, or hell he could retire and it would make a great Watchtower.
- The Numerian Trade Route
Corpulent Malchar Tevalkan is an ambitious merchant who has a plan to open trade with Numeria. But first, he needs someone to build a road that connects your kingdom to Numeria. Reward: Kingdom Resource; Numerian Trade Route (+2 Economy)]*
- Oleg’s Trading Post
The trading post is a versatile structure built to serve as a place of business. If the PCs decide to found a city in this hex, they can incorporate Oleg’s as a half price Shop, Stable, or Watchtower in their city grid (once chosen, the function of Oleg’s within the new city cannot be changed). [Reward: Half price Shop, Stable, Watchtower, or Fort]
- Sootscale Mines
Oleg and Chief SootScale have come up with a mutually beneficial proposal. Expanding and improving the SootScale Mine to the benefit of the entire kingdom. Kobolds are treacherous trap building scheming machines, they are also expert miners. Making them part of your kingdom would grant a +1 Economy +1 Loyalty. To gain these bonuses the kingdom must make an alliance with the kobolds, building a road to their mine, upgrading their current holdings to a proper mine, and including their territory into the kingdom. [Reward: Kobold Miners: +1 Economy +1 Loyalty]
There is always something to do at everyones favorite bar, Otto’s!
- Otto’s Annual Eel Bake
Local innkeeper Otto Armaki annual eel bake is fast approaching, but he’s tired of plain old river eels. He’s hankerin’ for the silver eels of Lake Silverstep just like his momma used to cook. Silver eels are renown for make for particularly fine dining and has put out a bounty for a delivery of a dozen freshly caught eels. Not only does Otto invite whoever delivers the eels to take part in the eel bake free of charge, but he also rewards the fisherman with a family heirloom an adamantine light shield called the Charging Star. [Reward: 4,800 XP and Charging Star, +1 bashing adamantine light shield]
Your grand diplomate has found a number of opportunities for you kingdom to thrive.
- Eater of Kings
The legend of Minognos-Ushad, the “Eater of Kings,” has figured prominently in local barbarian lore for ages. If someone were to slay this ancient wyvern matriarch, the legend would do much for that ruler’s kingdom. Slay Minognos-Ushad and display her head in the capital city would do much to increase the prestige of the kingdom.[Reward: Free monument in capitol city]
- Wanted: Kob Moleg
Following a string of giant attacks on caravans to the West, wanted posters have gone up. Chieftain Kob Moleg has ruled the hill giant tribe known as the Tuskers for many years. Strangely handsome for a hill giant, Kob is indirectly responsible for the majority of his tribe’s destructive acts in the Stolen Lands. Though the bounty on his head is a pittance, killing him or defeating his tribe will make the region safer.[Reward: Kingdom Resource; Giant Management Program (+2 Stability), 1000gp]