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Episode 1 (June 7, 2016)
Jun 28th 2016
"Welcome to a realm of incredible splendor, mystical wonder, and in a few places, ages old evil. Here, the pockets of civilization push back against the unbridled wilds with walls and culture although dark shadows of forgotten ruins and deep caverns sprawl across the wilderness with the promise of adventure, glory, and danger. Here the gods are not impersonal, distant ideas to be contemplated and debated upon. Here, the gods take active roles in the shaping of the world through their devotees, weaving the lives of the people together with the threads of fate and destiny. This is the world in which you live. This is Faerun. This is your home. And this is where your story begins."

Having weathered the stormy night in an abandoned tower, our party of heroes made their way through the tumultuous, mountainous region of the Thunderpeaks. The brave barbarian Kefurgle soon bested a buck for his morning snack, but he had not the time to enjoy it: the party came across a pack of Kobolds attacking a silken clad merchant. The lizard-like creatures were dispatched with ease, thanks to a few frost bolts from the deft mage Bo, and the party learned of the merchant's tale. A simple man, Zorba had taken to traveling across the Thunderpeaks and beyond to sell his wares to all sorts of adventurers. The party was allotted a minor discount for saving his life, but, after much haggling, found the more useful items within his enchanted wagon to be too much for their meager purses.
Fiction
Episode 2 (June 14, 2016)
Jun 21st 2016
"Welcome to a realm of incredible splendor, mystical wonder, and in a few places, ages old evil. Here, the pockets of civilization push back against the unbridled wilds with walls and culture although dark shadows of forgotten ruins and deep caverns sprawl across the wilderness with the promise of adventure, glory, and danger. Here the gods are not impersonal, distant ideas to be contemplated and debated upon. Here, the gods take active roles in the shaping of the world through their devotees, weaving the lives of the people together with the threads of fate and destiny. This is the world in which you live. This is Faerun (?). This is your home. And this is where your story begins."
After Kalarel the Vile's mysterious appearance (and subsequent disappearance), our party was accosted by a man in robes of an elegant purple. The lord, who later introduced himself as Padrig Cousland, dismissed the idea of Kalarel's existence, much less his strange actions in the tavern. In the lands of Winterhaven, Kalarel the Vile is a mere children's story. The tales speak of a paladin who once lived high in the mountains and who one day went mad with power. His madness claimed many, including his children, his wife, and later, himself. His home, known as the Black Keep, is avoided by villagers and travelers alike, as it is thought to be filled with all manner of monsters.
Soon, the lord returned. Though the villagers had corroborated the party's explanation, the lord was still reluctant to let them go. A deal was arranged: if our heroes could clear out the supposedly infested cellar, then they would leave without facing incarceration. The party agreed, and after a night of restful sleep (and Kef's ineffectual flirting), the party continued their investigation. The innkeeper revealed that two weeks prior to their arrival, he was approached by a cloaked man who referred to himself as Kalarel. The man promised the innkeeper gold for each life that was extinguished in the establishment, with one condition: The bodies were to be Kalarel's.
Fiction
Heavenly Demon, Chapter Fifteen
Apr 13th 2016
Heavenly Demon is a fifteen-chapter novel by RCM staffer Kolemsai.
*****
I woke up late the next afternoon, starving. Dad had came and picked me up and I went to bed before the sun went down. He was waiting for me when I woke up.
Fiction
Heavenly Demon, Chapter Fourteen
Mar 30th 2016
Heavenly Demon is a fifteen-chapter novel by RCM staffer Kolemsai.
*****
I was really glad it was Sunday. We ended up in the E.R. for seven hours, then after we were questioned by the police. I didn't give Jeremy up to them, I figured he'd had enough punishment for one night.
Fiction
Heavenly Demon, Chapter Thirteen
Mar 16th 2016
Heavenly Demon is a fifteen-chapter novel by RCM staffer Kolemsai.
*****
I slowly made my way to the school, arm still blazing in pain. I was concerned about Laxidan. He never answered my call for help. Not that he could have really done anything to actually help me, but I figured he would have said something to me at the very least.
Fiction
Heavenly Demon, Chapter Twelve
Mar 2nd 2016
Heavenly Demon is a fifteen-chapter novel by RCM staffer Kolemsai.
*****
Alyssa left just as she came, acting human. Maybe it was because of my parents, well my mother really; Dad went out for the night.
Fiction
Heavenly Demon, Chapter Eleven
Feb 17th 2016
Heavenly Demon is a fifteen-chapter novel by RCM staffer Kolemsai.
*****
I woke up with my head ringing like a Sunday church bell. I had no idea how long I was out, but I was still in the cave with Laxidan sitting by my side. He helped me sit up, his hand surprisingly soft and warm, like he had a high fever.
Fiction
Heavenly Demon, Chapter Ten
Feb 3rd 2016
Heavenly Demon is a fifteen-chapter novel by RCM staffer Kolemsai.
*****
"I wonder what other rules you break," Laxidan pondered aloud. "I want you to try to make an illusion of a door in the wall over there."
Fiction
Heavenly Demon, Chapter Nine
Jan 20th 2016
Heavenly Demon is a fifteen-chapter novel by RCM staffer Kolemsai.
*****
"What!"
Fiction
Heavenly Demon, Chapter Eight
Jan 6th 2016
Heavenly Demon is a fifteen-chapter novel by RCM staffer Kolemsai.
*****
I woke up in a hospital bed. Mom and Dad were there, tears welling up in Mom's eyes and Dad was just as emotional, although he was trying to hide it. I was shocked when I saw Alyssa and Ms. Jones standing with them. I tried to sit up and felt dizzy. Mom rushed to my side, as did Alyssa.