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First Week of Regula

Xaositect Surprise
Marks New Cycle
HARMONIUM

dry. There is an atmosphere of great excitement

patrols are on the

amongst those massed there, but all are tight-lipped

alert

after

about what is actually happening. Inquiries into the

hundreds of Xaos-

nature of the gathering are generally met with a

itects

as-

giggle. Aerioth, a spokesperson for the Godsmen

the

was able to confirm that the Believers in the Source

Lower Ward, out-

have received an extremely large but undisclosable

tonight
started

sembling

in

side the Great Foun-

Rule of Threes Rolls


Through Hive Ward
FOR

THE

PAST

several

days,

started

rattlin

their

swords

sum of money from the Xaositects for a special


project.
So far, the assembly has been peaceful, but
Harmonium patrols remain on standby to deal with
any possible trouble. The problem with Xaosmen is
that you never know what to expect, Patrol Leader
Shorrek told us.
The project is thought to be part of the

and

Xaositects traditional celebration of the New Cycle.

reports have been surfacing from the

flappin

about

As always, the exact nature of the project remains a

Hive Ward that describe teams of

scraggin me til I told them I was late

closely guarded secret. Last year, Xaositects mages

Hardheads, Guvners and Red Death

for a meeting with some Tanarri

painted the City Barracks with illusions to give the

roaming

slum.

customers. They let me alone after

impression the Harmoniums Headquarters were

Independent confirmation of this chant

that. Lok said he had no idea why

built of chaos-stuff from Limbo. Factol Sarin was not

from several sources interviewed in

they stopped him but said he would

amused.

the Weary Spirit Infirmary indicate

keep

that

scabbard for awhile.

streets

members

of

the

the

aforementioned

his

their

bone

sword

boxes

loose

in

factions have accosted berks on the

Another source, who requested to

street around anti-peak asking leading

remain anonymous, told of spying

and inflammatory questions about

teams of bashers in threes system-

these bashers faction ties as well as

atically scraggin, trying and executing

specific

particular

berks in streets of the Cage. Though

beings that might have been seen

this situation has yet to be confirmed

recently in the Hive Ward.

by our sources, chant of bashers being

questions

about

trader

mysteriously lost from their kips and

doing business in the Ward said he was

cases has been circulating for the past

confronted on the way to meeting with

week. Reporters from SIGIS, attempt-

some

Bautol

Lok,

githzerai

Charnel Row.

ing to question Harmonium high-up

When I told them I dont belong to no

and public official Tonat Shar, were

addle-coved faction they looked at me

turned away from the Barracks with

really peery-like and the Hardhead-

word that the Factioneer was too

type accused me of bein a rabble-

busy to answer questions about the

rousing Indep, Lok said. Then they

situation.

customers on

Copyright 1997 by
Scott Kelley

kelleys@ucsu.colorado.edu

Jon Winter

mimir@geocities.com

Teresa Angelucci s302728@student.uq.edu.au


Chris Appelhans

(sk)

Attention!

Cullers

wanted for
Must be literate and on the case

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Chris Appelhans

(ta)

[his]

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NewsChant

Tanarri Seize

Portal Stones
monu-

20 to 30 stones nigh taller than a

Neither of the nycaloths were

mental move, Tanarri forces

Gelugon set in a circle 60 yards

prepared to comment on how

grabbed control of the hotly

across. Lugh was ap-parently

long they thought the Tanarri

contested hill in Othrys known

struck by the resem-blance of

might control the hill or what

as

the Stones to Celtic circles hed

theyd do now they had it, but

seen in Tir Na Og (Outlands).

both of the loths said theyd

IN A SEEMINGLY

the

Stones

of

Draetilus.

Although located in one of the


most inhospitable swamps in

Of

the

battle

itself,

SIGIS

signed up with the Baatezu to

the multiverse, the Draetilus

cullers found few fiends willing

fight

stones have remained one of

or able to spill the chant on any

stellar jink.

the most coveted prizes in the

part of the conflict. However,

Blood

stones

two nycaloths visiting the Lower

potential

powerful

Ward said they had the chant on

ships in the battle touched off

portals to numerous realms and

the matter from Tanarri bashers

a brawl in the Lower Ward

burgs

come

late this afternoon. Apparent-

War.

reportedly

These

act

as

throughout

the

multi-

straight

from

verse. Governor Tenemus Al

According

to

Karak, second librarian of the

succubus

named

these

Vault

Carceri.
berks,

Darkwing

in

Othrys

for

some

In local news, chant of the


use

of the Chaos

ly some Doomguard bubbers


were

taunting

Hardhead

Come and experience the


ultimate in celebration:

An entertainment extravaganza
to usher in the New Cycle.
Be warned - if you miss this party
It wont miss you, berk!

How to Find Us:

Follow the music and trail of

debauchery!

Attractions include:

Alzor the Gehennan dretch-

swallower, the Lower Planar Circus, the Festival of


Sixteen

Mephits,

dragon,

the

Erasmus

Abyssal

Pandemonian

the

Roulette

Bagpipe

two-headed
room,

player,

silver

Ordris

beverages

the
and

delicacies to suit all exotic tastes (even Krynnish


clueless!)

Admission:

5 stingers (free to Sensates and the

clergy of Pan and Lliira).

(jw)

Stop Press

Tanarri Seize Xaositect Surprise

Portal Stones Marks New Cycle

told

slipped the blinds on the Baatezu

patrol with slurred shouts of

SIGIS that historical records

with a band of alu-fiends and

Get out o town! The ships is

indicate

cambions mounted on Carceri

comin down! Several mem-

SHORTLY

this

THE EVER INCREASING

sleds.

bers

were

issue of SIGIS went to press,

throngs of Xaositects gathered

and

new chant of the Blood War

around

for

battle leaked to SIGIS. Little

seem to be undertaking some

The

of

Knowledge,
the

stones

open

conduits to strategic places in


Mungoth (on the 3rd layer of

Before the sods could cough

subsequently
tossed

in

scragged

the

Barracks

BEFORE

the

Great

Foundry

onto the Cage itself.

busted 3 or 4 portals letting in

disorderly

more than 48 hours after the

kind of construction work. At

hundreds of fiends, said one of

exaggerated behaviour of the

taking

the

this very moment, huge girders

that

the nycaloths. Once the Tanarri

Doomguard

Tanarri

relin-

are being manoeuvred out of

reveal the dark of the creation

had the hill, they barraged the

doubt attributable to the bad

quished

massive

the foundry and are being used

or the creators of the Stones,

Baatezu

magic

press the Ships of Chaos have

press of Baatezu forces allied

to erect some kind of massive

said Al Karak. Really the only

disrupting their close formations

received over the past year.

with

mercenaries.

scaffolding. With this number

direct chant I could uncover

and sent them reeling back into

Publicised doubts as to the

SIGIS culler Daaras Intwood

of Chaosmen on the job, the

comes from the journal of a

the swamps. Theres even chant

war

sent word direct from the scene

scaffolding is being erected as

planewalking

named

that the Tanarri even used the

have

to

of a vicious battle in progress

fast

Lugh Lightfoot who visited

fabled Ships of Chaos to defeat

faction

whove

at the site with neither side in

duced.

the site as a mercenary with a

the Baatezu forces and protect

taken a lot of verbal abuse for

control. Contrary to previous

Harmonium patrols remain on

Loth company over 350 years

the hill. If true, this may be one

whats been termed an addle-

information, Intwood saw no

the alert, but are baffled once

ago. In one entry, Lugh writes

of the first known field tests of

coved fiasco.

sign of Ships of Chaos or the

again by the behaviour of the

of a battle over a circle made of

the controversial war engines.

reported band of infiltrators.

Xaositects.

of

Knowledge]

cutter

with

powerful

bashers

factions

phlegm,

Vault

Tanarri

the

Gehenna), the Prime and even


There are no records [in the

the

of

conduct.
bashers

machines
been

is

no

effectiveness

a sore

members

point

(sk)

of

the

Stones,

forces
it

have

under

yugoloth

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This week we present te map of

Ysgard)

the Great Ring. For those who

Planes

dont know or cant remember

alignement. Those in the lower

Outlands and Sigil (you are

- those planes in the upper part

part (Acheron, Baator, Gehen-

here, berks) are True Neutral.

of the map (Arcadia, Mount

na,

Celestia,

Abyss and Pandemonium are

Bytopia,

Beastlands,

Elysium,

Arborea

and

are
and

Grey

called
are

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Carceri,

Lower Planes and are of evil

and

Mechanus

is

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First Week of Regula

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