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Flashing blades 1624: an Ambassadors Tales – the Constantinople Emerald

Having concluded the adventure of the Ambassadors Adventure the Cauldroneers and M. Beinvenue travel South to Trieste. They open their sealed orders from the Cardinal informing them to accompany the Ambassador to a secret meeting then proceed to the Republic of Venice and secure the ‘ Constantinople Emerald’ with the help of the Cardinal’s Venetian […]

Flashing Blades 1624: An Ambassadors Tales – Hapsburg Hospitality (part cinq – let us prey ! )

Consulting plans of the schloss reviewing the attacks, looking at spaces the Cauldroneers determine a likely hiding space in the attic crawl spaces over an empty wing of the castle. A ploy to try and spot chemical smoke from a poison lad comes to nothing so they head onto crawl space. There they find two […]

Flashing Blades 1624: An Ambassadors Tales – Hapsburg Hospitality (part Quatre)

Following on from the attempting assassination with the exploding wig the Cauldroneers need to protect Ambassador Beinvein during celebratory Austrian revels. The first portion of which is tasting German beers in which poor Dragoon Sergeant Durand got a bit tipsy testing them in case the assassin Rolf was trying to poison the Ambassador. Then a […]

Flashing Blades 1624: An Ambassadors Tales – Hapsburg Hospitality (part Deux

Following their tip off from spy Peter Reinke the Cauldroneers investigate the Imperial kitchens. They use the pretence that the Ambassador has allergies but can’t flush out a likely assassin amongst the pasty chefs. Determining that poison must be the assassination method via the Bavarian chocolate cake intended for the Ambassador, identifies by the gilt […]

Flashing Blades 1624: An Ambassadors Tales – Hapsburg Hospitality (part Un)

Racing across France the Cauldroneers cross through Switzerland and into the Austrian lands of the Hapsburg Holy Roman Emperor. There they open their secret orders warning them to guard the ambassador in negotiations with Hapsburg Emperor. Changes will result in weaken Baron Otto Von Vulkan a leading member of the Catholic League who is likely […]

Flashing Blades 1623: a snap in the dark (part deux)

Following on from the events of Part Un Joesph and Baron Remi find themselves confronted by the Crocodile-man-beast they presume to be the Chevalier D’Avgionine. The Baron gets a shot off with his pistol and then the adventurers flash their blades in an effort to ignore the beast. It’s tail flails and hurts Joesph but […]

Flashing Blades 1623: a snap in the dark

Only two of the Cauldroneers enjoyed their breakfast – the Baron Remi and Joesph. Joseph’s new man servant Boulanger you replaced the crushed Pierre Davide begrudgingly answered a knock at the door – it was the landlord Anton Davide and a young lady. The lady is introduced as Madamoiselle Sonja Evelyne a steamstress who has […]