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Hazlan - Nordenvall Village
« on: July 21, 2015, 11:18:14 AM »



A Gudkaede who recently arrived from the pagan land of Barovia emerges from the Artisan Hall in Nordenvall Village after praising the craftsmanship of those hard at work within.  After loading the pack ox that he had arrived with, he speaks loud and clear for all ears willing to hear of the righteousness of the Western Mission of the Lawgiver in Barovia:


ďI return to the treacherous, pagan land of Barovia, a land overabundant with natural resources for our exploitation. Trees as far as the eye can see: beach, yew, mighty oaks.  A plethora of plants and fungai with properties to heal and protect from the plagues of Myterri.  And there is ore to be mined, iron to be forged and steel to be put to righteous service in the name of the one true God, our Iron Lord! 

I beseech you!  For just as Barovia is teeming with natural resources as far as the eyes can see, so too is it swarmed and infested by the minions of Myterri!  Those with iron in their veins, I beseech you to join your brethren in the Grey City of Vallaki!  Seek out the wise Kontor Koltur, whose wisdom will guide us in the manner in which our Iron Lord sees fit! 


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Re: Hazlan -- Nordenvall Village
« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2016, 11:13:54 PM »
Under the cover of night a small green robed figure places the following notice written in vassi in prominent places about the village.


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Re: Hazlan -- Nordenvall Village
« Reply #2 on: September 26, 2016, 05:48:29 PM »
A small green robed figure is seen posting more flyers about the village.


//we'll be doing the lecture twice at 16oo hr and 1800 hours, GMT -5. Ignore the last time of 2200 hours, I was wrong :?

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OOC Directions to the Red Academy;

Start at the vistani vardo at Hazlan-Northern Border Region- Barovian Border, go east along the road then you'll be in the Fields of Labor, go south. Then you'll be in Tusmorke Skoven- North- Abandoned Logging Camp, go south. Then you'll be in Tusmorke Skoven, again go south. Then Tusmorke Skoven- South, again walk south. Now your in Tusmorke Skoven- Approaching Ramulai, go south. Then you reach Ramulai- City Gates, walk through the gate in southern direction. Now your in Ramulai, walk south and you'll reach the Red Academy. The doors will be unlocked enter and turn right to the stairs and head for the basement to the Summoning Pits.

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Re: Hazlan -- Nordenvall Village
« Reply #3 on: December 20, 2016, 07:31:01 AM »
A series of notices make themselves shown around the Village.


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Re: Hazlan -- Nordenvall Village
« Reply #4 on: December 21, 2016, 06:49:40 AM »
The bodyslave in question, possessed of chiseled and masculine features, often roams the village, clad in a garment considered particularly scanty for the cold season.
He does not partake in any harsh physical labors. Instead, he delivers casks of wine to his master's household, or trays laden with coffee-filled cezveler.
One may gather the impression that he is on display.
Perhaps he would be able to keep a masterís retinue of female slaves satisfied, and thus, more obedient?
Or maybe he could be useful for diplomatic tasks...
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Hazlan - Nordenvall Village
« Reply #5 on: January 07, 2017, 09:07:06 PM »

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Re: Hazlan - Nordenvall Village
« Reply #6 on: January 11, 2017, 09:18:53 AM »
Furtive rumors circulate about a strange trio, two clad in plate of midnight black and one in the traditional robes of supplicants to the Lawgiver, being granted audience with those far above their station within the Nordenvall Fane. Though the reception granted to them was brief, and the trio went nearly as quickly as they came, hearsay would continue to spread that these servants of the Tyrant were gifted specific purpose by those blessed with positions of high authority.

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Re: Hazlan - Nordenvall Village
« Reply #7 on: January 13, 2017, 06:55:02 PM »
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As the day of the celebration nears, well-wishers from as far as Sly-Var come to the Vraylok Ossur Kyrillian's estate, offering gifts. A full caravan carrying countless bolts of silk cloth and decorations, and a string of linked, grim-looking Rashemi similarly winds into the estate's land.

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Re: Hazlan - Nordenvall Village
« Reply #8 on: January 15, 2017, 10:01:14 PM »
News circles through the village that the Kyrillian boy's celebration was ruined - by his own death. Poison, that much is sure, though the killer's identity is pure speculation: devil cultists from the border? Rebels? A political feud? Regardless, the agents of Mytteri have cut a victory this day, one that Vraylok Ossur Kyrillian will be slow to forget. In his rage, it is said, he ordered his household staff exterminated, the deed filled by his daughter's trusted servants. For certain the corpse carts roll from the Estate for the better part of the day, piled high, and heavy; blood washing from the caravan in their trail.

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Re: Hazlan - Nordenvall Village
« Reply #9 on: January 16, 2017, 07:27:17 PM »
The bodyslave being sold by the Nomilla household continues to roam Nordenvall Village, delivering coffee and fine liqueurs to his masters.
Word has it that he has become Rishad's cash-cow, earning a steady income via the provision of salacious services at The Dancing Crane.
He can often be seen there in the evenings, awaiting patrons.
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Re: Hazlan - Nordenvall Village
« Reply #10 on: August 06, 2017, 12:52:13 AM »
The Nomilla household's bodyslave, known as Sukri, vanished from The Dancing Crane during the evening. Signs of a struggle are evident in one of the private rooms: a coffee tray's contents are strewn across the floor, and the carpet is bunched up as though something had been dragged across it. He was last seen serving a darkly-clad guest who did not reveal his face. This man departed carrying a few sacks, though all of them were too small to contain a body.
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Re: Hazlan - Nordenvall Village
« Reply #11 on: February 13, 2018, 01:13:22 AM »
Word suffuses through the countryside slowly in Hazlan as a result of the highly regimented and oppressive state.  The slow dissemination of rumors eventually spread, speaking of the rooting out of a particularly embedded and hidden enclave of Mytteri.  This parasite, a tick that sought to glutton itself upon the infrastructure and sow discord under the looming shade of Nordenvall Fane, burrowed deep within the lands to avoid detection.  Their efforts towards subversion and defiance were for naught. 

Heretical propaganda was discovered littered through the countryside, attempting to incite rebellion while spewing falsehoods of hope and piety to the blasphemous, Divine Emperorís concubine.  The murmurs of unrest were quickly quelled, snuffed out by the Iron Faithís expeditionary force that sought out the insidious spread of Mytteri and plucked it up by the roots. 

A group of several foreign agents, rumored to rally under the flowing banner of the forge-harden iron spear enveloped by bronze coils that hung over the Nordenvall Fane, departed into the Fields of Labor.  They returned, hoisting several incapacitated defectors, one distinctly Rashemi and the other of foreign descent, upon their shoulders and marched through the Nordenvall Village.  Upon the precipice of the hill overlooking the settlement, they entered the Fane and, after some time, emerged without burden of any bodies. Hobbled by lack of respite and several of them bloodied by the crucible of duty, they departed from the area, heads held high in zealous vindication.

Upon the wake of their departure, muddled, errant whispers amongst the Rashemi furtively inquired about their involvement and the hushed whimper of rebellion still clung to a single gasp of abated breath.
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