Fresh off their initial success at Whaleland Yutuna, the Rum Runners are back to the pavement looking for another quick buck. The crew gets tell of a truck stop that’s in need of high quality fuel to make quick runs along the coast. Time to strap in and feel the Gs.
The crew of the Fantoma Reine has escaped from the palace of L’Empereur in a highly rated and intensely memorable performance. Aboard one of many wagons in a fleet, they learn that the secrets to the Captain’s black strand lies in Ussura, where they must seek a magician with particular needs while avoiding royalty they may have shot at some point.
A group of magistrates are called to The Gentle Blossom by nobleman Otomo Soujin, whose son Kokari has been kidnapped by the local Yakuza thugs for a huge ransom. With no way to bring the police in on this issue, he called in enforcers that the criminals will not immediately recognize.
Note: The first twenty minutes of this recording were lost as a result of issues in our first attempts to use Google Hangouts for recording. There is a recap by Axe included in the beginning.
After a harrowing crawl through ancient Syrneth ruins punctuated by modern Montaigne sewer systems and various interactions with gems that may or may not steal souls, the crew of the Fantoma Reine now finds themselves face to face with personal Fate Witches of L’Emperor and their only way out of this nightmare to head through his palace, where discovery can lead to beheading. Furthermore, the witches seem to understand the problematic Black Strands bound to the captain’s heart, but will not reveal their secrets until they are free from the palace.
The inquisition and investigation of the inquisitor is underway. After encountering the Sororitas in the Library, the inquisitors learn that the saint in the catacombs was actually possessed by a demon and is being contained, not stored. An exorcism is in order. Can the Inquisition cleanse this unholy realm?