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  • Unjust Deserts, part 10

    Part 10: Too many chefs   ----------------------------------------------   Heat vibrates.   It hums, moving through the air like deep, percussive music. Thrumming through rocks, earth, even water like a song that can’t be ignored.   Despite its many instrume...

    Tags: Erfic, Desert, Dessert, Barbarian, Exploration, Spicymancer

  • Unjust Deserts, part 11

    Part 11: The Indestructible, Inedible Fruitcake   ------------------------------   The door to the cistern slammed shut so loudly behind Beck that the “click-clack” of the locking mechanism went by unheard. Echoes of the heavy iron door’s crash carried forward and ...

    Tags: Erfic, Desert, Dessert, Barbarian, Exploration, Dittomancy, Changemancy, Foolamancy, Spicymancer

  • Unjust Deserts, Part 12

    Part 12: He's alive, aliiive!   ------------------------- With thanks to Highjumper for inspiring two particular stabbers names. -------------------------   Beck’s eyes blinked open to full daylight, and he reflexively gasped for breath like a drowning man. After s...

    Tags: Erfic, Desert, Dessert, Barbarian, Exploration, Dittomancy, Changemancy, Spicymancer

  • Unjust Deserts, Part 13

    Part 13: Fun in the sun, pain in the rain   ----------------------   X +2417, Y -112 was a frumpy and nameless little desert hex.   There was hardly anything interesting about it. No resources, no strategic value, not even interesting terrain features in the vast and sun blas...

    Tags: Erfic, Desert, Dessert, Barbarian, Exploration, Foolamancy, Spicymancer

  • Unjust Deserts, Part 14

    Part 14: A river called denial    ---------------------------------------------------- With thanks to Twofer and Free Radical for helping amp up the battle.  ----------------------------------------------------   “It’d be no trouble, really.”   ...

    Tags: Erfic, Desert, Dessert, Barbarian, Exploration, Foolamancy, Spicymancer

  • Unjust Deserts, Part 15

    Part 15: The Beach Episode   --------------------------------------------------------------   “Graham, when you said we’d be paid to party on the beach, I gotta admit, I was expecting there’d be a fifty fifty split of sand and water. Know what I’m saying?&rdq...

    Tags: Erfic, Desert, Dessert, Barbarian, Exploration, Spicymancer

  • Unjust Deserts, Part 16

    Part 16: Now let it simmer   -------------------------------------------------------------- With thanks to Heffenfeffer for the party idea. --------------------------------------------------------------   Neagle Eyes was a Life Scout.   Well, okay, technically he was a Sco...

    Tags: Erfic, Desert, Dessert, Barbarian, Exploration, Dittomancy, Changemancy, Spicymancer

  • Unjust Deserts, part 17

    Part 17, ill will ambassador   ---------------------------------------------------------------------   Arranging for any kind of in-person diplomacy felt much like being left out naked in the desert sun, to slowly roast and sweat until you turned into a salty piece of beef jerky. &...

    Tags: Erfic, Desert, Dessert, Barbarian, Exploration, Diplomacy, Spicymancer

  • Unjust Deserts, part 18

    Part 18: Re-re-reunions   --------------------------------------------------------------With thanks to cloudbreaker for lending the creepy threads. --------------------------------------------------------------   A cool draft blew atop the Rock Band’s mesa, rattling...

    Tags: Erfic, Desert, Dessert, Barbarian, Predictamancy, Mathamancy, Spicymancer

  • Unjust Deserts, part 19

    Part 19, The way to a barbarians heart--   ---------------------------------------------------------------------   It was two turns, eight hexes, twelve arguments about directions, two random encounters, and innumerable repetitions of “Are we there yet?” until the S...

    Tags: Erfic, Desert, Dessert, Barbarian, Rocking Out, Spicymancer