Having cleared Jocasta’s of spriggans and assassin vines, our merry band of adventurers headed towards Maroc to see what they can dig up. Once they entered town, eagle eye Murdyk noticed an increased militia presence roaming the streets, quietly announcing their presence without looking like a military occupation force. They were on the streets after some recent killings and increased thug activity.
Jocasta lead them to War’s Spears a shop run by Sorechara Warspear full of all your adventurer needs. Murdyk attempted a dwarven greeting only to be rebuffed by the sarcastic dwarf. While shopping, 6 ROUSs entered the building from a previously unseen hole the wall. Further investigation found they were likely stored outside the building with most of the wall weakened to allow the ROUSs to gnaw through the rest. No sign of a perpetrator was found, much to the party’s dismay.
Sorechara explained that recently a solicitor going by ‘Warm’ had come by twice offering to buy the shop at a lowball offer. The last visit included a veiled warning. Several other shopkeepers in the area also had met with the solicitor. All had received lowball offers, but none reported any threating comments or implied threats like Sorechara had. After purchasing a few odd goods, the party started back to Jocasta’s. Now with 3 additional members.
On the way there, they stopped by several nearby plantations close to Jocasta’s. None reported any actual deaths, but one fellow noted someone missing. It could have been someone who just left or they were murdered. But the fat man didn’t seem to care either way. He was more interested in the ladies present. His plantation had some small, plantlings present which were cleared easily.
The part returned to Jocasta and began adventuring beyond the borders trying to find more clues to the spriggans and shocker lizards. Having located a small trail, well hidden on the edge of the plantation, the party, now called Puff Puff Pass, followed it several miles from Jocasta’s. They found a clearing which had several ROUSs with bonus giant centipedes. More digging through the area, Puff Puff Pass found a large seawater filled hole.
After inspection, the party fought 2 sahaugin with tridents who came out of that hole. After dispatching then as chum in the water, Izagani and Agoza dove into the water and found it went down well over 100 feet to an expansive chamber with a long tunnel, presumably to the sea.
In searching the surrounding area, Puff Puff Pass found what they believed to be the spriggan’s hut, big enough for four spriggans. Inside was a bag with gold coins, 3 seashell objects and several high value pearls. The coins appear to be from the underwater Sahaugin kingdom.
After some discussion, Puff Puff Pass has decided to make a treehouse fort on the site of the spriggan hut. Jocasta graciously has allowed 10 of his plantation workers to help build the treefort and gather raw materials right from the forest itself.