Mez’rem Kane traverses the planes to return to the beleaguered Francis Fry aboard the Blue Bulwark.
As Francis ran deck to deck aboard the sinking Greatship, rallying the remaining soldiers to man the few Bombards that remained, Mez’Rem returned with a force of his Cultists to engage the beast. A careful blast to the Leviathan’s eye from Francis (Legendary Natural 20) felled the beast as it sank back to the depths.
With the calming waves settling around them, the group manned lifeboats and sailed back to Galionopol, to find the city now in the hands of the Old Guard, with the successful routing of the Knights of Valois, and with the untimely death of Sultan Ketopolous. His nephew succeeded him, a youth of 8 years of age.
With the rain ceased, the group adventured into the Sewers finally to root out the slug menace. Finding the expansive sewers emptied, they located a great glowing brain in a vat, spewing the slugs forth. Attempting to drain it’s sanity drove Mez’Rem catatonic, and Francis had to dodge a hurricane of rocks to overturn the vat and destroy the brain. Upon it’s destruction, all living slugs died. Returning to the city victorious, the pair went to the palace.
Recognizing their achievements and their help, Muraud Kamal awarded the pair with a boon of 100,000 GP.
In the Black Arms Holdout, the Illithid Lich came to surrender and state terms, yet was dismembered and his unliving head affixed to Mez’Rem’s belt, unable to unleash it’s psionic attacks in the range of the Darkskull. Safely at base without imminent threats, the Black Arms gang and it’s primary investor began to relax, as a message came from Garrosei; someone was coming with an offer to talk…