Will's AD&D 2nd Edition - Who knows where it will go!

William Smith1

Explorer
Jhary happens to play the notes in the order CBA. The door to the East pops open revealing a 20'x20' room. From your vantage you can see there are two doors on the East wall of that room. There are two Kobolds in the center of the room choking each other. They appear to be statues made of stone. On the floor beside them are some dice and a small pile of copper pieces.
 

JharyOConnah

Explorer
Jhary looked at the door and raised his eyebrows as he peeked inside. He nodded at Dorana in agreement.

He quickly tried all combinations of notes beginning with "B" and looked at the western-most door.

If that doesn't work, he starts to go through all other combinations he HASN'T run across in his playing

The little white mouse nodded his little head in agreement at the playing.
 

William Smith1

Explorer
When Jhary plays the combination BCA the door to the West pops open revealing a 20' x 20' room. From your vantage you can see there are two doors in the Western wall of that room. The room appears empty.
 

JustinCase

the magical equivalent to the number zero
”So which one of you two is going to get that key, and who is going to explore one of the other rooms?” says Aego to Luis and Jhary in particular, implying a continuation of the match between them.

”Pretty sure the key won’t come to life and attack you...”
 

JharyOConnah

Explorer
Jhary crept extremely suspiciously into the room with the key, carefully examining every surface, stone, and detail for another devious trap.

Jhary stooped low to examine the key itself as well, making sure there were no wires or pressure plates.

If and when it seemed safe, he gingerly lifted the key, keeping his eyes on the doors beyond.

The little white mouse squeaked, causing Jhary to sweat even more profusely.

"I know! I know..." The hobbit mumbled with gritted teeth, as if in response to the rodent.
 

William Smith1

Explorer
A dagger that Jhary did not see falls from the ceiling toward the halfling. Startled, Jhary clutches the key in his hand and dodges to the side, the dagger narrowly missing him. The dagger seems to be made of glass and looks to have something engraved on it. Oddly, it did not shatter on contact with the floor.
 

JustinCase

the magical equivalent to the number zero
"Good job!" says Aego from the safety of the hallway, then turns to Luis.

"See how he did that? That's some big competition you're up against..."

With a grin, the elf strides confidently into the room to study the glass dagger that narrowly missed Jhary.
 

JharyOConnah

Explorer
Jhary swiped up the glass dagger and tried a pose that was supposed to mean "nonchalance" but instead looked like "lucky."

The musical hobbit stared at the dagger and the etchings on it, then looked at the key in his other hand. He whistled a tune popular a few years back in the Citystate of the Invincible Overlord.

If he can't read the inscription on the glass dagger, Jhary tosses the thing casually to Aego.

The hobbit continued to look around for keyholes to match the key.

The little white mouse boldly ran down Jhary's leg and sniffed around the room.
 

William Smith1

Explorer
Aego realizes that the runes on the dagger are from an ancient tongue but he can make it out after a bit of study, "What Good Is A Glass Dagger?"
 

JustinCase

the magical equivalent to the number zero
"What good is a glass dagger?" Aego mutters to himself, translating the runes out loud then repeating the words to the others.

"I'm make sure to hold it by the pointy end," he jokes as he certainly does not touch the sharp side.

"Anyone mind if I hang on to this for the moment?"
 

JharyOConnah

Explorer
Jhary kept rooting around cautiously.

"Long as you like.. Maybe figure out the damned riddle while you're at it." The bard said creeping.

The little white mouse eeked and ran up the hobbit's leg, disappearing in his pantaloons.

"Bobby left the place a bit of a mess...Eww."
 

JustinCase

the magical equivalent to the number zero
A thought occurs to Aego, and he holds up the dagger before his eyes. Can he see through the glass blade, and if so, what does he see?
 

jmucchiello

Adventurer
"This area doesn't seem to have been inhabited by the kobolds," Dorana says. "Maybe they did not know about the musical aspect of the doors."
 

JharyOConnah

Explorer
Jhary leaned back, peeking at the stone kobolds in the other room. "Well. Everyone knows kobolds can't hold a tune..."

Jhary walked next to Aego, just to look at the dagger again. "...least not a good one..." The little white mouse ran back up the hobbit's leg and into his breast pocket.

"I'm hungry." The short musician whined.
 

William Smith1

Explorer
Aego holds the dagger up in front of his eyes. Looking inside he sees a tiny disc with runes inscribed on it. After much examination he deciphers the runes. They simply say "four".
 

JustinCase

the magical equivalent to the number zero
Aego thinks hard about the meaning of Four.

Perhaps there is a fourth door, a fourth trap, that the dagger aids in passing through without harm?

Maybe it is a useless weapon until the fourth stab?

It could be just that it is the fourth in a set of glass daggers, or a set of glass weaponry. Wouldn’t that be a magnificent sight!

”Four,” he muses out loud. ”Anyone know why there is the text ‘four’ in the hilt of this dagger? I’m open to suggestions.”
 

jmucchiello

Adventurer
"Without know what is 'two' or 'three', it would be hard to say what 'four' means," Dorana says. Dorana looks at the ceiling. Are there any more daggers up there?
 

William Smith1

Explorer
Nothing happens when Aego says "Four". Dorana looks at the ceiling of the room and sees no more daggers. Aego happens to turn the dagger around and sees in tiny script on the back side of the disk: Property of the Warlock
 

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