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Melkhor Goldseeker had a deal with the Blackdagger Bandits: they would leave his
mines alone, and in return he would pay them a hefty portion of his profits. After all, the
bandits had no interest in mining, so the mines themselves were useless to them without
Melkhor's operation. That all changed when Melkhow discovered ancient ruins in
Smelling treasure, the Blackdaggers betrayed their agreement with Melkhor. They sent
Krag Foultooth, the brutal leader of the gnolls who had joined with the Blackdaggers, to
attack Angelhead Mine and to capture and enslave the miners working there. In order to
keep Melkhor quiet and cooperative, Foultooth also took his niece and forewoman of
Angelhead Mine, Mira Thamros, hostage.
Once, the keep of the famed Cragmire noble house stood along the High Road. When it
was discovered that the Cragmires were using necromancy to plot against the city, the
keep was attacked and mostly destroyed by the Neverwinter army. For over a century,
through the Spellplague and the cataclysm, the ruins of Cragmire Keep lay untouched.
Then the Blackdagger Bandits came along and started to rebuild it, using it as their base
of operations for all of their raiding and looting along the High Road. If patrols along the
road had been unable to stop the Blackdaggers before, they certainly will have no success
in stopping them when the bandits can retreat to a veritable fortress.
The Sword Coast is notorious for its rocky coastline and the lack of a safe merchant port.
Few places exemplify this better than Raven Cliff beach, where the Spellplague and the
cataclysm have made the waters so treacherous that the city of Neverwinter set up
beacons on the shoreline to warn unwary ships off the rocks.
Unwilling to pass up any oppurtunity, the Blackdagger Bandits attacked the beacon
towers and extinguished the warning flames. The plan was that ships would wreck on the
rocky coastline and spill their treasures into the bandits' clutches. Unfortunately for many
merchant sailors, this venture has met with great success.
Near Blackdagger Keep lies an ancient barrow. A faded inscription near the barrow
"Here lie the last of the once-noble House of Cragmire, brought low by their own
meddling in the dark and necromantic arts, 1328 DR, Year of the Adder."
The Cragmire noble house was once allied with the throne of Neverwinter. In the early
1300s, however, it was discovered that the Cragmires were leading a necromantic cult
and raising an undead army to threaten Neverwinter and the Sword Coast. Neverwinter's
army attacked Cragmire Keep, reducing much of it to ruins and wiping out the cult, along
with the Cragmire line. The crypts below the keep were infested with undead and sealed
with powerful enchantment.
After Cragmire Keep was destroyed by Neverwinter and the necromantic cult shattered,
the commanders turned their attention to the extensive crypts beneath the ruins where the
cult had conducted most of their dark rituals. Soldiers and priests entered the crypts to
purify or destroy the horrors that awaited, but few returned, and those that did spoke of an
entire army of undead.
Rather than risk further loss of life, the Neverwinter forces decided to seal the Cragmire
Crypts with a powerful enchantment that would ensure that no trace of the cult's work
would escape. While the enchantment somehow survived the Spellplague, it was
weakened substantially. A wizard names Kallos Tam, working with Traven and Malus
Blackdagger, was able to break it and gain entry.
The noble houses of Menzoberranzan are governed by a ruling council composed of the
eight most powerful houses in the city. These are, in order of prominence, House Baenre,
House Barrison Del'Armgo, House Xorlarrin, House Faen Tlabbar, House Mizzrym,
House Fey-Branche, House Melarn, and House Vandree.
Ambitious females of lesser houses maneuver and conspire to elevate their houses to
prominence, inevitably at the expense of one of the Eight. This scheming frequently
comes to naught, as no lesser house can come close to triumph without another house
interfering out of spite or avarice.
Marion Hexbane's journal is filled with bitter vitriol against everyone from her victims to
her fellow bandits. She seems to especially hate the fact that she is spellscarred, despite
the fact that it has apparently enhanced her magical abilities. The only people she appears
to repect are the Blackdagger brothers, because the "are willing to set their sights on so
high a target". However, there is no explanation as to what precisely she means by that.
The last few entries mention a new plan involving a merchant named Melkhor
Goldseeker. She mentions ordering some of her men to go to the Broken Crown Inn and
confront Goldseeker, and to "apply our new leverage to him."
This appears to be a note containing orders from Traven Blackdagger:
Now that we've finished rebuilding the keep, it's time to begin the next stage of our place.
Kallos Tam tells me that he's found some of the artifacts he's been looking for in the
crypts below Cragmire Keep. Not only that, but he claims the undead army that the
Cragmires raised all those years ago is still there too, as well as the means to control it.
So, you know what that means. I'm going to take some of our best fighters and head into
the crypts with Tam. I'll be gone for a while, and my brother is overseeing the fortress'
defense and making preparations for the attack on Neverwinter. That means you're in
charge of our raiding operations until I get back. All you need to do is keep the
Blackdaggers going like nothing is wrong, Jareth, so no one gets suspicious. I'll be back,
and I'll have an army when I do.
Don't let me down.
An agent of Thay sent to the Neverwinter region, Kallos Tam arrived with dark
intentions. When he discovered the Blackdagger Bandits operating along the High Road
near the ruins of Cragmire Keep, he saw an opportunity. Traven and Malus Blackdagger
were receptive to his offer to help them unearth and control the undead army within the
Of course, Kallos Tam had no intention of putting the army fully at the command of the
Blackdagger brothers. He intended to keep control of it himself, ensuring that he would
hold the real power in the joint venture between himself and the Blackdaggers.
The Blackdagger Army
The Blackdagger brothers can be accused of many things, but not lack of ambition. When
the Thayan wizard Kallos Tam offered them an undead army, the only question was
whether Tam could actually deliver on his promises. When it became apparent that he
could, the brothers began planning their attack on Neverwinter. Their goal was to take
control of the city and insinuate themselves as the lords of the surrounding lands.
While Malus planned the attack, Traven followed Kallos Tam into the crypts into the
crypts to keep an eye on the Thayan. After all, it was clear that Tam intended to keep
control of the army for himself. Traven would learn all he could about how to control the
army from observing Tam, and then kill the wizard. With an army of undead at his and
his brother's command, no force in Neverwinter could stand against them.
The Broken Crown Inn
The Broken Crown Inn was so named by the original owner, a Luskan sympathizer who
wanted to see the rulers of Neverwinter deposed.
The Inn was recently purchased by the dwarven merchant Gorun Pricebreaker, who re-
opened it to serve the burgeoning trade routes along the northern Sword Coast.
The Brothers Blackdagger
Traven and Malus Blackdagger are the most successful raiders operating along the High
Road in recent memeory. As two penniless brothers from Luskan, they began their bandit
careers with only a handful of men, but their ruthlessness and keen eye for opportunity
earned them great success. The Blackdagger Bandits, as they were now called, gained
some measure of fame, and criminals flocked to join them.
With the rebuilding of Neverwinter and the subsequent increase in trade, the Blackdagger
Bandits have seen an even larger increase both to their income and to their ranks. They
have become such a problem along the High Road that Neverember has announced a
bounty for the heads of Traven and Malus.
Strangely, soon after this bounty was announced, the two brothers dropped out of sight
and have not been seen since, and rumors persists that someone new now leads the
Blackdagger Bandits. Despite this, the raiders' presence on the High Road is as strong as
ever. Why would Neverember's announcement cause the brothers to disappear? Do they
still lead the Blackdagger Bandits? If not, then who does?
The High Road
The High Road between Neverwinter and Luskan has served both as thoroughfare of
commerce and as a battlefield in the numerous conflicts between the two cities. The High
Road fell into disrepair after the disasters that befell the two cities nearly ended
Neverwinter's reconstruction has brought trade back to the region, but the routes are still
dangerous. Patrols are few and far between, monsters prowl through dark forests, bandits
raid the roads, and pirates attack on the seas.
Still, the profits to be made are extraordinary for the merchant brave or foolhardy enough
to take the risk.
The Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC) teaches that the coming Reign of God will
be a kingdom of love, peace, and justice.
Justice is defined as a virtue whereby one respects the rights of all persons, living in
harmony and equity with all.
The Kingdom of God began with Christ's death and Resurrection and must be further
extended by Christians until it has been brought into perfection by Christ at the end of
 The Christian does this by living the way Christ lived, by thinking the way Christ
thought, and by promoting peace and justice. This can be accomplished by
discerning how the Holy Spirit (God) is calling one to act in the concrete circumstances
of one's life.
Christians must also pray, asking God for what is necessary to cooperate with the coming
of God's Kingdom.
 Jesus gathered disciples to be the seed and the beginning of God's Reign on earth,
and Jesus sent the Holy Spirit to guide them. Jesus continues to call all people to
come together around him and to spread the Kingdom of God across the entire
However, the ultimate triumph of Christ's Kingdom will not come about until Christ's
return to earth at the end of time.
During Christ's second coming, he will judge the living and the dead.
Only those who are judged to be righteous and just will reign with Christ forever.
Christ's second coming will also mark the absolute defeat of all evil powers, including
Until then, the coming of the Kingdom will continue to be attacked by evil powers as
Christians wait with hope for the second coming of their Savior.
This is why Christians pray to hasten Christ's return by saying to him "Maranatha!"
which means "Come, Lord Jesus!".
Zombies became a popular device in modern horror fiction, largely because of the
success of George A. Romero's 1968 film Night of the Living Dead and they have
appeared as plot devices in various books, films and in television shows. Zombie fiction
is now a sizeable sub-genre of horror, usually describing a breakdown of civilization
occurring when most of the population become flesh-eating zombies – a zombie
apocalypse. The monsters are usually hungry for human flesh, often specifically brains.
Sometimes they are victims of a fictional pandemic illness causing the dead to reanimate
or the living to behave this way, but often no cause is given in the story.
While some who believe in the literal interpretation of the Bible insist that the prediction
of dates or times is futile, some other writers believe that Jesus foretold of signs which
would indicate that the "end of days" was near. Some of these signs include earthquakes,
natural disasters, civil problems, "wars and rumors of wars," and other catastrophes. Of
the precise time, however, it will come like a "thief in the night" (1 Thess. 5:2).
Genocide is the deliberate and systematic destruction, in whole or in part, of an ethnic,
racial, religious, or national group.
While a precise definition varies among genocide scholars, a legal definition is found in
the 1948 United Nations Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of
(CPPCG). Article 2 of this convention defines genocide as "any of the following acts
committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or
as such: killing members of the group; causing serious bodily or mental harm to members
of the group; deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life, calculated to bring
about its physical destruction in whole or in part; imposing measures intended to prevent
births within the group; [and] forcibly transferring children of the group to another
Because of the influence of Joseph Stalin,
this definition of genocide under international law
does not include political
Another criticism of the CPPCG is that when its provisions have been invoked by
the United Nations Security Council, they have only been invoked to punish those who
have already committed genocide and
been foolish enough to leave a paper trail.
It was this criticism that led to the adoption of UN Security Council Resolution 1674 by
the United Nations Security Council on 28 April 2006 commits the Council to action to
protect civilians in armed conflict and to protect populations from genocide, war
crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity.
Genocide scholars such as Gregory Stanton have postulated that conditions and acts that
often occur before, during, and after genocide— such as dehumanization of
victim groups, strong organization of genocidal groups, and denial of genocide by its
perpetrators— can be identified and
actions taken to stop genocides before they happen.
Critics of this approach such as Dirk Moses assert that this is unrealistic and that, for
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