III. Trials of the Valar Episode 130: The Turn of the Tide

Episode 130: The Turn of the Tide

A nice break to the combat… The group gets back to Ilmarin and finds an old friend. Okrin is back to help them in the final trials! The group discusses how to get the cloak off of Tesoro without killing him. They discuss the vision Mor-lomín had of the coming of Ungoliant. And they discuss …

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III. Trials of the Valar Episode 106: The Octagram of Ilmarin

Episode 106: The Octagram of Ilmarin

The heroes are pushed back to the walls of Tirion before they head up to the domed mansion at the peak of Taniquetil. There, the king of the Vanyar elves, Ingwë, explains why the Valar are “weary” and the tasks they must complete to prepare for the coming of Morgoth. These trials are presenting on …

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III. Trials of the Valar Episode 104: Caves of the Forgotten, Part 1

Episode 104: Caves of the Forgotten, Part 1

The characters attempt to defend the city of Tirion from the undead Númenórean soldiers, left over from the Great Armament. They continue to spill out of the Caves of the Forgotten. Leading the army, is the once great king, Ar-Pharazôn. One of the members of the fellowship dies…

III. Trials of the Valar Episode 103: Welcome to Tirion

Episode 103: Welcome to Tirion

Begin again the adventure at the end of days. This episode takes place immediate after the party defeated Gwarthaur and the raised and possessed Túrin Turambar and Glaurung. Jared reminds the players the state of things, and the group decides what to do with the Silmaril of Maedhros, the Master Palantir, and the tainted rapier …

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II. Rise of the Mormegil Episode 98: Ne’er Rest, Oh King’s Men

Episode 98: Ne’er Rest, Oh King’s Men

In this, the last session of Rise of the Mormegil, the heroes bind the shadow maiar, Gwarthaur. They enter Tirion just before the Caves of the Forgotten open upon Túna and the fallen sons of Númenor come forth. There is no rest for the wicked or the good, it seems…

II. Rise of the Mormegil Episode 96: Agarwaen, Hill of Úmarth, Part 1

Episode 96: Agarwaen, Hill of Úmarth, Part 1

In this episode we pick up where our in-person sessions left off. The group continues fighting Finduilas, Turin, Glaurung, and Gwarthaur. Turin escapes the Force Cage, Glaurung gets a vital part of his anatomy cut off, Burin is charmed, and Okrin turns into an ape. Fun is had.

II. Rise of the Mormegil Episode 93: The Pass of Light, Part 2 (in-person session)

Episode 93: The Pass of Light, Part 2 (in-person session)

While still fighting the undead associates of Túrin Turambar (aka The Man in Black, aka The Shadow, aka Gwarthaur). Túrin shows up riding his nemesis in life, Glaurung the Deceiver. While engaged in mortal combat, Feredir and Túrin clash the sister swords of Angirel and Anglachel (Gurthang) together. This causes a grand explosion that breaks …

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