A little over a week ago, we had friends over and played another episode of the adventures of Damon Sainte, P.I., an ensemble cast setting my husband wrote for the game Bloodshadows from West End Games. I’m a bit late with this recap but I finally found my misplaced notebook. The previous episode was posted here. Our player characters this time were Damon Sainte himself (Paul), Cat the former pit fighter and current casino owner (Maureen again, like in last episode), Granite the gargoyle (Steve P.), and Ubaid the talking cat (me). Character backgrounds are found here.
An hour or so after sundown in Galitia, three thugs with glowing, clearly magical submachine guns burst into the front door of the Cat’s Claw Casino. Granite, on the lookout as usual, barely had time to yell a warning. Cat rushed in from her office to intervene, and Granite flew down to help her. The patrons ran in terror, the thugs peppered the casino with bullets, it was pandemonium.
Upstairs in Damon’s office, Ubaid dove under Damon’s couch then used his magic to reappear in the back alley behind the Cat’s Claw. A fourth thug was there, lobbing an incendiary bomb towards the open back door, but Ubaid managed to confuse the thug and spoil his aim so the fire bomb splashed harmlessly onto a brick wall in the alley.
Damon, rushing out of his office, discovered that a first bomb had already set the upper floor on fire. Continue reading “Pyromaniacs and Paladins: A Damon Sainte, P.I. Adventure”