“Twelve Angry Liches” is a 5e Dungeons & Dragons campaign.

Player Characters

Chattermouse, female halfling druid/monk
Gray, female tiefling bard
Halrios, male half-elf rogue
Kenny, male kobold rogue
Lurlene, female human warlock
Michael English, male elf paladin
Miglacio, male dragonborn cleric/sorcerer
Seraphina, female gnome sorcerer/warlock
Theren, male human wizard
Zeratas, male elf rogue

Non-Player Characters

Baby Groot, a cutting taken from Selephra
Lolth AKA “Spider Queen”, god of Trickery; patron of Dark Elves
Mauthereign, high priest of Vecna
Morrigan AKA “the Raven Queen”, (Gloaming Court) faerie queen of ghosts
Nadia, high priest of Zehir-Apophis
Nerull AKA “the Reaper”, god of Death, Necromancy, and the Undead
Pinehead AKA “Hedge Keeper”, (Green Court) faerie lord of the Hedge
Selephra AKA “Bramble Queen”, (Green Court) faerie lord of evil mischief
Silhouette AKA “Fate Spinner”, god of Fate and Secrets
Trebarra Khan (rumored), high priest of Vecna and Zehir-Apophis
Vecna AKA “the Maimed One”, former god of Necromancy and Secrets
Zehir-Apophis, god of Darkness, Poison, and Greed; patron of Assassins

Campaign History

The campaign began in March 2019.
Entries are in reverse chronological order.


May 3
Episode 8
Lurlene and Theren were present.
Nick was the DM.

Episode Summary
– Nothing happened (on the Material plane…).


April 26
Episode 7
Chattermouse, Gray, Halrios, Lurlene, Miglacio, Seraphina, and Theren were present.
Nick was the DM.

Episode Summary
– Party resolved to kill Pinehead (using the Assassin’s Stone).
– Set traps and Lurlene “called” him to hand over “baby Groot.”
– Ambushed Pinehead while Seraphina’s familiar carried “baby Groot” to safety.
– Theren escaped the battle riding Lurlene’s broom.
– Gray, Halrios, Michael, and Miglacio were taken hostage by Pinehead.


April 19
Episode 6
Chattermouse, Gray, Halrios, Lurlene, Miglacio, Seraphina, and Theren were present.
Nick was the DM.

Episode Summary
– Pinehead approached Lurlene and demanded she turn over the “power source.”
– Lurlene convinced him to leave (cutting taken from Selephra, the Bramble Queen).
– Party traveled to a speakeasy in Sarthel called “Last Gasp.”
– Met with agent of Nerull who wanted to arrange a meeting.
– Met with Mauthereign, who wanted the party to work for Vecna.


April 12
Episode 5
Chattermouse, Gray, Halrios, Lurlene, Miglacio, Seraphina, and Theren were present.
Nick was the DM.

Episode Summary
– Gray, Halrios, & Theren researched assassin’s previous victim.
– Party ambushed the assassin (a gray slaad) and defeated it in battle.
Theren fell in battle. So did the noble.
– Gray used revivify to bring Theren and the noble back to life.


April 5
Episode 4
Gray, Lurlene, Miglacio, and Theren were present.
Nick was the DM.

Episode Summary
– Party met with Naia, high priest of Zehir-Apophis.
– Learned location of “Assassin’s Stone” (in or around Sarthel).
– Traveled to Vor Rukoth on the Material plane.
– Traveled from Vor Rukoth to Sarthel.
– Killed minor official to win over counter-revolutionaries.
– Traveled to villa of reclusive noble to await assassin.


March 29
Episode 3
Chattermouse, Lurlene, Miglacio, Seraphina, and Theren were present.
Nick was the DM.

Episode Summary
– Traveled with the ghouls to the Shadowfell.
– Wandered the streets of Gloomwrought.
– Party had audience with Silhouette, goddess of Fate.


March 22
Episode 2
Chattermouse, Gray, Kenny, Lurlene, Miglacio, Seraphina, Theren, and Zeratas were present.
Nick was the DM.

Episode Summary
– “The boyfriend” (Gorges) was found hanging in Theren’s apartment.
– Party questioned tenants around the apartment and ruled out suicide.
– Investigation turned up faerie magic -> Bramble Queen’s (Selephra) MO.
– “Pinehead,” a faerie mobster, turned up claiming to be Lurlene’s patron.
– Party handed over “music box” at Pinehead’s demand, but kept its power source.
– Party contacted the Bramble Queen via the “power source” to arrange meeting.
– Party approached by ghoul servant of Fate god (Silhouette) to arrange meeting.


March 15
Episode 1
Chattermouse, Lurlene, Seraphina, and Theren were present.
Nick was the DM.

Episode Summary
– Adventurers have been having weird dreams about an hourglass cult.
– Theren brought information about the hourglass cult to Lurlene et al.
– Lurlene took a case from Lady Duskslayer to save her daughter from a doomsday cult.
– Theren signed on as Lurlene’s intern.
– Chattermouse and Seraphina signed on with Lurlene as “specialists.”
– Players tracked “the boyfriend” (Gorges) to his hovel in the slums.
– Players took “the boyfriend” in for questioning and confiscated his music box.