Last weekend, we ran through the first session of the Harrowlands game with the boys. Here is the backstory for my wife’s character, Iona of the Willows, where her fetch travels deep into the earth to meet ghostly pirates in a ship graveyard and has a rough encounter with a dwarf before meeting Plunk and the other members of the party.
On my lunch today, I played around with tinting some paper for another handout, the acceptance letter from Kraghall Academy. Each of the player characters get this letter in their backstories, but I will only do the handout on the last story, Iona’s. I want to have focus while everyone gets their backtory time to shine. Their first NPC, Plunk, will be the one to hand it to them.
I brewed myself a loverly cup of coffee and saved a touch out to make the stain. A light brush on the paper with a quick pat down from a cloth napkin to reduce rolling, and it was ready to dry.
Later in the afternoon, I threw it in the printer for the text and then trimmed the edges. Now it’s sitting in a box with a couple of aromatic tea bags and will be ready to unearth at game time.
Today’s non-player character is Plunk, the characters’ escort to Kraghall Academy.