DORAGONS DOMAIN (Episode 7) 5e Campaign Update

My Latest Dungeons & Dragons 5e Campaign Update!

PREVIOUS UDATES BELOW

The Journal Of Thorin Ryo 

by Doragon Kishu

Chap I – Paladin

Chap II – 200 Years Of Peace

Chapter III – Nekana Agnimitra

Chapter IV – The Spider

Chapter V – Thugs (Part 1)

DORAGONS DOMAIN Episode 1

DORAGONS DOMAIN Episode 5

 

Rune – The Wounded Warrior

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PICTURE CREDIT – Kensai

RUNE – THE WOUNDED WARRIOR

by Doragon Kishu

“Somewhere My Brother Fate Is Waiting For Me…

I Must Find Him…

Or Will The Stars Bring Him To Me…”

“Who are you?” spoke the woman behind the bar.

AN INN

The SHADOW’S EDGE TAVERN, though a bit run down, was still much more inviting than the weary road, or cold night.

Sitting at the counter was a young Barbarian Warrior…

Sandy blond hair, hazel green eyes with darkened skin, having obviously traveled a lot.

“Do you address all of your Patrons in this way,” he replied taking a deep swig of his ale, without a glance in her direction.

“You are not like our general ‘Patrons’,” she spoke.

RUNE looked about the place, which seemed to be filled with drunken Dwarves, shadowy Thieves, loud Fighters, and an occasional wealthy Merchant with paid companions on their laps.

He then looked at the girl, “Perhaps not…”.

“I am SANDRA, my father owns this Inn,” spoke the fair skinned, blond girl with the medium build and solid hips.

“I am Rune,” he replied pushing his empty tankards towards her.

And with a glance she knew he wanted another.

Sandra went to fetch it.

“You’re not from around these parts, are you lad…” spoke a gravely voice.

Beside him had appeared an older gentleman in a black hooded cloak.

Rune could not see his face, but he could tell he was at least in his 50’s.

Rune being only 28.

“No Sir… I am not,” replied Rune.

Sandra returned with two ales, one for Rune, and one for the man.

“You’re looking for someone…” spoke the man as he lit his long tobacco pipe.

Rune stopped mid swallow upon hearing this…

…he glanced at the man, whose menacing smile could be seen, though his whole face could not.

“What makes you say that old man…” Rune replied, then continued drinking.

“Your Ring…” spoke the man.

This time Rune pushed his tankard away, and grasped the man by his cloak pin!

“What of it…” replied Rune.

“I’ve seen another like it…” he spoke.

Rune released the man’s cloak.

“About three days ago… A younger fellow than yourself… With a pretty face I might add…”.

“HaHaHa!” suddenly blasted Rune.

“Fade… You speak of Fade…” he told the old man.

With this the man pulled down his hood.

His hair  and beard were a silver and black, and his eyes almost black.

“Many think him to be an Elf on first sight of him,” continued Rune.

“That’s because he’s part Elf…” replied the old man.

Rune stood, grabbed the man by the throat, and raised him up into the air!

“You think I don’t know my bother’s bloodline!!” announced Rune, some within the Inn taking note, but going about their business.

Sandra however took a step back.

“He is a Human Barbarian through and through… Like his mother… Like his father… And like me!” proclaimed Rune.

Suddenly Rune’s hands begin to glow an orange red.

It seemed to be coming from the man, and Rune’s hands began to burn.

“WIZARD!” Rune spoke loudly as he released him, the man dropping back to his seat.

“I should have known…”” with this Rune tossed some silver on the counter, and left the Inn.

The silver haired man simply stared after him.

Despa Territories

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TERRITORIES (DESPA)

(Also Check Out DESPA & THE 4 KINGS OF DESPA)

During My DORAGONS DOMAIN Vlogs On HOMEBREWS, I Created The Land Of DESPA.

Part Of That Process Was Determining The Terrain Of Each Territory, Then Writing A # In Each.

I Then Created A List In A Notebook Of The Corresponding #’s, And Determined What Was In Each Territory.

Much Of This Was Done Ramdomly, But I Also Made Some Choices On My Own Sometimes, Depending On The Roll.

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For Instance, In Forests If I Didn’t Roll Something Really All That Story Inspiring (Such As Wild Boar), I’d Also Roll Against This ‘Elf’ List, To Add Elves To The Territory.

As I Spoke Before, ‘Wood Elves’ Primarily Found In The ‘Woods’ Of Despa, As Opposed To The Forests.

Bellow Is Basically What I Rolled For The Different Territories Of Despa.

I Will Provide Photos Of The Map Of Despa At The Bottom!

TERRITORIES OF DESPA (List 1-33)

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TERRITORY 1 – Forest – TREANTS – I thought rolling Treants in the 1st Territory was a great way to start. 7 Treants, the story is up to you.

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TERRITORY 2 – Forest – ELVES – DROW – A Tribe of Drow inhabit these Forests.

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TERRITORY 3 – Mountains – STONE GIANTS – 4 Stone Giants reside in these mountains, story determined by you!

TERRITORY 4 – Forest – GIANT LYNX + HIGH ELVES

TERRITORY 5 – Marsh – LIZARD MEN – One of the 4 Kings of Despa is ‘Sartroth Bloodscale’, or Sartroth the Wise. Perhaps the Lizard Men in this Territory have left his Kingdom?

TERRITORY 6 – Marsh – SNAKES & MORE LIZARD MEN – Perhaps these Lizard Men are awaiting their Great King to spread his Kingdom and at some point reach this Territory.

TERRITORY 7 – Rocks (Large Rocks Across The Territory) – TROLLS

TERRITORY 8 – Forest – KOBOLDS (AND PERHAPS HIGH ELVES?)

TERRITORY 9 – Forest & Mountains – HIGH ELVES (FOREST) & CLOUD GIANT (Good Story Component) & GOBLINS (MOUNTAINS)

TERRITORY 10 – Hills & Mountains – DERVISH & TRIBESMEN

TERRITORY 11 – Rock – PILGRIMS (And Perhaps Some Paladins To Protect Them)

TERRITORY 12 – Plains – GIANT SPIDER

TERRITORY 13 – Plains – WILD HORSES – Perhaps Adventures come here seeking horses.

TERRITORY 14 – Plains – BUGBEARS

TERRITORY 15 – Deserts – Merchants (Perhaps Mercenaries who protect them)

TERRITORY 16 – The Rock North Of The Ardent Wall – OGRES (More Details About The Ardent Keep + Wall HERE)

TERRITORY 17 – Plains – Eastern Port (A Merchant Sea Port)

TERRITORY 18 – Badlands – UNDEAD SHADOWS + DARK MERCHANTS + EXILED WOOD ELVES (This is a huge  Story Area)

TERRITORY 19 – Island – You determine what creatures are here (Perhaps an Unusual Creature is Exiled here)

TERRITORY 20 – Island – Same as above

TERRITORY 21 – Hills – MERCHANTS + GOBLINS

TERRITORY 22 – Woods – HIPPOGRIFF (‘S) + WOOD ELVES

TERRITORY 23 – Woods – WOLVES + WOOD ELVES (Perhaps they ride them, perhaps not)

TERRITORY 24 – Forest – GREY ELVES (Very Rare Race)

TERRITORY 25 – Marsh – LIZARD MEN (And perhaps Merchants? Or, Lizard Men Merchants?)

TERRITORY 26 – Hills, Water Area & Woods – PILGRIMS + A WERETIGER (Great Story opportunity, love Lycanthropes (Were Creatures)

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TERRITORY 27 – Marsh, Forest & Mountains – DRAGONNE (Not to be confused with a Dragon) + ORCS – Great Story opportunities here

TERRITORY 28 – Desert – SPINX (Perhaps some Nomads) Huge Story opportunity here

TERRITORY 29 – Desert – NOMADS

TERRITORY 30 – Island – You Determine the inhabitant (‘s)

TERRITORY 31 – Rocks – OGRES

TERRITORY 32 –  Woods – WOOD ELVES

TERRITORY 33 – Woods, Hills & Mountains – WILD DOGS + WOLVES + HALFLINGS

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K1 – THE KINGDOM OF ROCK (King Thardon Bladebreaker) Warrior King – Beyond The Armies Of King Thardan Bladebreaker (You Can Check Those Out HERE), There are DIRE WOLVES in the Rocks of this Territory, & OGRES in the Forests.

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K2 – THE ARDENT KEEP (Krugandor ‘The Cleaver’, Kingdom Yet To Be Named) Barbarian King – Beyond The Armies of King Krugador (You Can Check Those Out HERE), There are LIONS (And perhaps Lion Riding Barbarians) in the Grassy Southern Plains of this Territory.

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K3 – SARTROTH’S DOMAIN (King Sartroth Bloodscale) Sartroth ‘The Wise’ Lizard Kingdom – Beyond King Sartroth’s Armies (You Can Check Those Out HERE), his Territory is basically inhabited by all things MARSH.

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K4 – ELVEN KINGDOM (King Sindira Starwind, Kingdom Yet To Be Named) Elven King – Beyond the Armies of Sindiras (You Can Check Those Out HERE), and the Hight Elves of their Forests, there are BEZERKERS in The Mountains of his Territory, and WOOD ELVES in the Woods.

MAP OF DESPA;

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EPISODE 1 – CAMPAIGN UPDATE + DM TIPS

EPISODE 2 – HOMEBREWS PART 1

EPISODE 3 – HOMEBREWS PART 2

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DORIGAN KISHU