Groups & Guilds
The Circle of Smoke and Whispers
By Daniel Jones
The war between Bael Turath and Arkhosia isn't over.
The Dragonborn may have "won" the war, but such is but a minor setback to the hellish masters who manipulated the Turathi armies. During the last years of the war, a Druid circle was targeted by the Devils, contrary to the interests of Bael Turath. With only a single contact of the lone survivor of that initial attack still fighting the battle against them, The Circle of Smoke and Whispers was born: a secret, nearly unknown society dedicated to rooting out the devils pulling the strings of the events around the world.
Will you become a member of this Circle? If you do, you'll have access to a new skill power, as well as a Paragon Path dedicated to stealth and the three virtues of the organisation: Elusiveness, Unflinchingness, and Vigilance.
What does this amount to? Powers and features for your Wisdom or Charisma-based hero to get him/herself and his/her party into stealth mode, and then go critfishing from hidden or invisible states.
For a decade, her secretive opponents assumed they’d dealt with Haziah and her efforts to bring their plots to light. Not all of Haziah’s allies had been killed, however. A ferocious dragonborn warden named Rhagash, longtime friend and confidante of the fallen druid, harbored thoughts of vengeance within his calculating breast. Having bitterly learned from Haziah’s forthrightness, he instead watched and planned throughout the long years. He carefully marshaled his resources, mustered what allies he could from among those he trusted, rigorously prepared his response, and then struck.
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