Magicken the human level 7 illusionist > level 6 fighter - Update 5
Khalid - level 7 fighter, 69 HP, 404 kills, Greater Basilisk
Magicken - level 7 illusionist (inactive) > level 6 fighter (note he has ***** in Two-hand sword and * in two handed weapon style), 40 HP, 317 kills, Battle Horror
Jaheira - level 6 fighter/level 7 druid, 56 HP, 309 kills, Shoal the Neriad
Imoen - level 9 thief, 52 HP, 308 kills, Greater Basilisk
Magicken Journal - Day 156
I've been so busy, haven't time to write in my journal. The party has made just tremendous progress since the last update, with many upgrades for the party. No deaths this go around, which is good. One very important event did occur, here is what happened:
We battled some spiders and ettercaps in the Cloakwood. We see this cave, and pause.
I make a face.
Jaheira says, "What is it Magicken? Are you sensing something?"
I say, "Yes, yes I am. I am sensing powerful magic, a weapon inside. Powerful enough it can slay my father's killer."
Khalid says, "The let's - let's get it!".
We go inside and battle some spiders and ettercaps some more, but quite a bit at a time. However I used my monster summoning wand to tip the tide of battle. Once the battle was over, I went to the treasure cache, and hefted a two-hand sword in my hands.
Khalid sighs, "I wouldn't be very good with that weapon."
Jaheira says, "Nor is it a weapon druids would use."
Imoen quips, "Well, that weapon is almost as big as me! No way for me either."
I say, in a clear voice, "Then I will become...a fighter."
Jaheira has concern in her eyes - "But then you wouldn't be able to use your mage skills for some time, are you certain?"
Looking Jaheira in the eyes, I say, "Yes. I've always wanted to be a fighter, and I can use my magic once I'm good enough fighter. Also, if magic was effective against Gorion's killer, Gorion would not have died. We don't have to have my magic, we have your druidic spells, potions. With potions, a fighter can take anything."
Khalid exclaimed, "But I don't know how to do that!"
I say, "But I do! I know being a fighter will work out in the end. I am becoming a fighter...now."
Jaheira looks what I pull out of my backpack - "Oh, is that why you didn't sell Khosann's full plate - you were going to wear it yourself?"
I say, "Precisely."
Journal,l I have to say, this decision is working out excellent. Jaheira gave her DEX bracers to khalid and Khalid has been using a shield, and with him and me in the front lines, the battles have been extremely smooth, even Cloakwood ambushes. Drassus and pals could not stand against it, nor any enemy in the mines below. Not even Davaeorn, though a buffed up Khalid did most of the work. I have done huge hits with the weapon (50 damage). We have arrived in the great City of Baldu'rs Gate - we are sure to delve deeper into this Iron Crisis mystery here.