Saga of the Soul Dungeon – 2.1

Arc 2 – The Parting of the Ways

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Quest Complete

Route: Freedom

Method: Deception

Initial Difficulty Assessment: Severe

Deception Bonuses:

+ Quick Completion

+ Initial Escape Unnoticed

Damaged (Deduction Removed: Damage Integral to Escape)

+ Evaded Active Detection

+ Difficulty Level Escalated During Escape

+ No Escape Specific Skills Purchased

+ Low Level

+ Escaped on First Attempt

Rewards: Severe, Upgraded to Titanic with Bonuses

  • Hidden (Reward Deferred)

  • All Skills Start at Level II

  • Current Skills Below II Raised to Level II

  • Skills and Abilities Returned

    • Destructive Assimilation II

    • Matter Fabrication II

    • Found Dungeon

Some formerly disabled abilities are now available for purchase.

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Saga of the Soul Dungeon – 1.9 – Interlude

Gnaeus’s allowed his spell to dissipate with a sigh. Otga’s devouring maw, now what should he do? The core was gone. The room looked barren now, sections of the wall stripped away to remove the statues, chair, and spell emblems. He looked at the only object that the core had left behind. It was the statue of himself examining a smaller Gnaeus even as that smaller self examined the core. It contained a new addition, a large copy of the core behind and above the larger statue of himself. Continue reading “Saga of the Soul Dungeon – 1.9 – Interlude”

Saga of the Soul Dungeon – 1.2

Caden assessed his options. He admitted that without any mana to work with they were more limited that he would like, other than spending AP. There were two skills that he had seen after some research that he really did want to buy. The problem was that he was fairly certain that the man had some idea of Caden’s skills from analysis spells. That made everything harder and, for now, Caden decided to hold off on buying anything. However, that did not mean he couldn’t approach the situation as intelligently as possible. The first thing he tried to do was stop everything that he was doing by instinct. He stopped the flow of mana towards him after a few minutes of trying. It felt very strange, almost akin to stopping in the middle of going pee. It felt natural to draw in mana continuously. Continue reading “Saga of the Soul Dungeon – 1.2”

Saga of the Soul Dungeon – 1.1

When Caden found himself staring down at his own body he felt conflicted. Certainly there was the usual denial, anger, disbelief, and so on, but there was also the feeling that the moment was almost tawdry, pedantic. It felt so cliché. The scene of the scattered car wreckage and the distant sound of sirens approaching could have come from a bad movie. The world started to fade away and become a bright light. It was in this moment that the cliché was disrupted. Caden felt himself yanked sideways through the world, suddenly seeing the inside and outside of car, his body, and the concrete simultaneously. He was moving in a way he did not know was possible and then everything snapped back into place. Continue reading “Saga of the Soul Dungeon – 1.1”