Archive for May 31st, 2010

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June Plans and a look back over May

31 May, 2010

May is almost over and it was a fairly productive month but not a very focused one.

June will see the one year anniversary of this journal!   So, the theme for June will be the Sea of Stars in general and the Empress in particular.  As usual, if there is something you would like to see, please let me know.

This month saw:

Articles
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New Magic Item – Ancestors’ Shield

31 May, 2010

It was said to be the same shield that guarded the Barony since it was founded.  First used by Sir Konnolan who became the first baron when he lead his troops into battle and lost during his heroic defense of the Silver Pass when he was in his seventies.  Recovered by the militia leader Ronald Stronghand who broke the Black Fang Raiders before being lost again.  Last seen fifty years ago, used by the Baron youngest son to defend the keep during the eighty day siege.  It is a shield of legend, of history, of our brave ancestors.

Ancestors’ Shield

These shields wear their age, often being of antique designs and bearing the heraldry of long forgotten bloodlines.  On the inside are the marks of those who have carried the shield through the years.  When found, the fittings may be in need of repair but the main body of the shield is always sturdy and ready for use.

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