Faerûn Episode 173- Writing the Multiverse with Richard Lee Byers

Episode 173- Writing the Multiverse with Richard Lee Byers

The author of Shattered Mask, Richard Lee Byers, sat down with us and talked this experience writing in the realm. We talked about: his chosen character in the Uskevren family (Shamur), his preferred writing practices, and his favorite hobbies.

Faerûn Episode 172- Temple of Ao, 15 Mirtul

Episode 172- Temple of Ao, 15 Mirtul

As the main characters escape from the Helms at Fairhaven, across Toril there is a Minister of Ao, named Thiasce (pronounced “Hash-Ca”) that is activated from 1,000 years of waiting in owl form. The Deva learns about his past from the temple keeper, a sphinx known as Icosios. He learns of his past trauma and …

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Faerûn Episode 171: Fairhaven, 15 Mirtul

Episode 171: Fairhaven, 15 Mirtul

The party is being escorted to the Corinthal Estate outside of Saerb. During the trek, it is unclear whether the Helm Commander, Fargo Pennerent, recognizes the disguised Mitoa and Sonya. The group learns that Aldond Talendar was also once a Helm, and was thought dead in a skirmish along the Daleland border, called the Battle …

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Faerûn Episode 170: Saerb, 15 Mirtul

Episode 170: Saerb, 15 Mirtul

The crew enters the famed town of Saerb, and discover an annual festival going on. This festival celebrates the defeat of the Rich Tharuighagh, by the Battlemaster of Tempus, named Brandon. The celebration has a contest called “Find the Phylactery,” which the party reluctantly plays to “blend in.” After finding the phylactery, they earn a …

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Faerûn Episode 169: Ciran, Mitoa, and their Creators

Episode 169: Ciran, Mitoa, and their Creators

You have had the pleasure to get to know Sonya already. Now, you get the same sort of behind-the-scenes look at Ciran, Mitoa, and the players that both created and voice them.

Faerûn Episode 168: Spotlight Ciran, 13 Mirtul

Episode 168: Spotlight Ciran, 13 Mirtul

In this episode the Elves knock Ciran unconscious. And in this state, Ciran remembers training in the wild with his father, Esperan. He also remembers that Firin is no stranger, after all. Meanwhile, A tressym named Adon shows up and wants to show Ciran the way to his mother’s shrine – called Yeven’s Shrine.

Faerûn Episode 167: Battleground of Shadow and Light, 13 Mirtul

Episode 167: Battleground of Shadow and Light, 13 Mirtul

Having just left the tomb of Ravena, the group wanders through the grasslands just east of the Stone Bridge, where the Saerbians once escaped the Shadowstorm and Sakkors. They see a cairn marking the spot where the Dawnlord had fallen from the sky to smite the nightwalker. The group discusses the truth of Sonya’s past …

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Faerûn Episode 166: Villainous, 12 Mirtul

Episode 166: Villainous, 12 Mirtul

In this episode we learn that Thera, though badly wounded, survived the Battle of Drelt. Having just arrived in Yhaunn, she proceeds into the quarry (called the Hole of Yhaunn). Inside, you discover what they have been doing with all of those black dragons… In Selgaunt, you learn that Aldond is planning for his own …

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Faerûn Episode 165: Tomb of Ravena, 12 Mirtul

Episode 165: Tomb of Ravena, 12 Mirtul

Join Sonya, Mitoa, Ciran, and Jendal as they enter the tomb of Ravena, Daughter of the Rain outside of Kulta. There they hope to learn more about the Sembian sword of state, named Aurumordic, that Aldond now carries. It once belonged to Rauthavyr, first ruler of Sembia. And Ravena, was his bride.

Faerûn Episode 164: Kulta, 11 Mirtul

Episode 164: Kulta, 11 Mirtul

After a tenday of walking and fighting, the group arrives in the village of Kulta. There they meet Godfrey, a local magistrate. From Godfrey, they learn about how the marketplace in Kulta lies on what is referred to as “The Crossroads,” and why there are so many yaks in Kulta (and that they are owned …

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