“Works and Days” is a Fourth Edition Dungeons & Dragons campaign.

Player Characters

Sorrrow, female tiefling captain 6; played by Jared.

Non-Player Characters

Agis, male tiefling; reigning king of Thebes.
Rufio, male human; leader of the Lost Boys.
– The Lost Boys; loose collection of escaped human slaves.
Kikau, male grimalkin; Jason’s companion.
– Priestess of Demeter; recovering on Parnassus following raid.
– Tiefling Looters; killed Malako. Recruited by Reverence.
– Tiefling Pirates; raided grain silos. Recruited by Reverence.
Linus, male tiefling; servant of King Agis.
– Mysterious Masked Man; Rufio’s supplier. Motives unknown.
– The dragonborn prince; sworn to marry the princess Sorrow.
– The prince’s bodyguard (deceased); prince left soon after death.
– Unknown Mafia Don (deceased); burned to death by Malako.

Former Player Characters

Carya (retired), female hamadryad janissary 2.
Charade (retired), male tiefling minstrel 1.
Jason (retired), male elf stalker 2.
Malako (deceased), male tiefling hellraiser 2.
Reverence (retired), female tiefling mesmer 2.
Ritorevo (deceased), male human ur-priest 6.
Sthenelus (captured), male human demigod 5.
Talus (disabled), male eladrin witchknife 6.
– Unnamed Tiefling Paladin (deceased), tiefling guardian 1.

Campaign History

The campaign began in July 2013. Entries are in reverse chronological order.

Nov. 18
Episode 17
Upcoming game.


Nov. 11
Episode 16
Ran from about 6:30 PM to 10 PM (MST).
Cliff, Conrad, Ian, and Jared played. Nick was the DM.

Session 16 Summary
Sorrow rejoined
Charade retired
Ritorevo KIA (again)
Sthenalus captured
Unnamed Tiefling Paladin


Nov. 4
Game cancelled on account of attendance.


Oct. 28
Episode 15
Ran from about 6:30 PM to 10 PM (MST).
Cliff, Conrad, Ian, and Jared played. Nick was the DM.

Session 15 Summary
Ritorevo KIA
Talus disabled


Oct. 21
Episode 14
Ran from about 6:30 PM to 10 PM (MST).
Cliff, Conrad, Ian, and Jared played. Nick was the DM.

Session 14 Summary
– etc.


Oct. 14
Episode 13
Ran from about 6:30 PM to 10 PM (MST).
Cliff, Conrad, and guest played. Nick was the DM.
Ian and Jared were absent.

Session 13 Summary
– etc.


Oct. 7
Episode 12
Ran from about 6:30 PM to 10 PM (MST).
Cliff, Conrad, Ian, and Jared played. Nick was the DM.
Andrew was absent.

Session 12 Summary
– Bloodless Carnage
– The Darkest Hour
– Headless Master
Carya retired


Sep. 30
Episode 11
Ran from about 6:30 PM to 10 PM (MST).
Andrew, Cliff, Conrad, Ian, and Jared played. Nick was the DM.

Session 11 Summary
– The Endless Feast
– Level 4 Upkeep (+175)


Sep. 23
Episode 10
Ran from about 6:30 PM to 10 PM (MST).
Cliff, Conrad, and Ian played. Nick was the DM.
Andrew and Jared were absent.

Session 10 Summary
The Oedipus Complex concludes


Sep. 16
Game cancelled on account of attendance.


Sep. 9
Episode 9
Ran from about 6:30 PM to 10 PM (MST).
Cliff, Conrad, and Jared played. Nick was the DM.
Andrew and Ian were absent.

Session 9 Summary
– The Wandering Ghost
– Level 3 Upkeep (+150)


Sep. 2
Episode 8
Ran from about 6:30 PM to 10 PM (MST).
Cliff, Conrad, Ian, and Jared played. Nick was the DM.
Andrew was absent.

Session 8 Summary
– Disease Runs Rampant!
– Panic in the District


Aug. 26
Episode 7
Ran from about 6:30 PM to 10 PM (MST).
Andrew, Cliff, Conrad, Ian, and Jared played. Nick was the DM.

Session 7 Summary
– Needs Food Badly
– Real Theban Heroes
– Miscellaneous EXP (+125)
Carya joined


Aug. 19
Episode 6
Ran from about 6:30 PM to 10 PM (MST).
Cliff, Conrad, Ian, and Jared played. Nick was the DM.

Session 6 Summary
– The Ungrateful Dead
– Food Stores Plundered!
Ritorevo joined


Aug. 12
Episode 5
Ran from about 6:30 PM to 10 PM (MST).
Conrad, Garrett, Ian, and Jared played. Nick was the DM.
Cliff was absent.

Session 5 Summary
– Local Merchants Leave!
– Dark Twisty Passages
– Level 2 Upkeep (+125)
Charade joined
Sthenelus joined
Jason retired


Aug. 5
Episode 4
Ran from about 6:30 PM to 10 PM (MST).
Cliff, Conrad, Garrett, and Ian played. Nick was the DM.
Jared was absent.

Session 4 Summary
– Not Entirely Stable
– Riot in the Streets!
Malako KIA
Reverence retired


Jul. 29
Episode 3: Do You Mind If I Smoke?
Ran from about 6:30 PM to 10 PM (MST).
Cliff, Ian, and Jared played. Nick was the DM.
Conrad and Garrett were absent.

Session 3 Summary
(1 week passes)
– Leader of the Lost Boys
– Swallowed by the Earth
– Cutthroat Competition
Sorrow MIA; presumed alive


Jul. 22
Episode 2: We Don’t Go Shopping Anymore
Ran from about 6:30 PM to 10 PM (MST).
Cliff, Conrad, Garret, Ian, and Jared played. Nick was the DM.

Session 2 Summary
– The Curious Shapeshifter
– Gentlemen of Fortune
– Level 1 Upkeep (+100)


Jul. 15
Episode 1: Did the Earth Move For You?
Ran from about 6:30 PM to 10 PM (MST).
Cliff, Conrad, Garret, Ian, and Jared played. Nick was the DM.

Session 1 Summary
Roll Call
Earthquake Rocks Thebes!
Putting Out Fires
Strange Green Graffiti
Tidying the Rat’s Nest