Monthly Archives: February, 2014

The Fifth Floor: Day One on the Run

This post is one of a series in the ongoing Juniper Campaign posts. If you’re new to the blog, you may want to consider starting from the beginning, or reading the summary to get caught up on events up to this point.

While John is still at the hospital and Felix is watching people say nasty things about him on the news, Shannon is elbow-deep in research material. She hasn’t head from John or Felix yet, after all, and her studio is still closed in the wake of Bella and Louisa’s deaths, so she takes the opportunity to learn more about the creatures that killed her coworkers.

Eventually, she finds some credible-looking information on creatures called Tuscany Tonguebeasts, who seem to be a match for what we faced, and sends it to John. In reply, John texts her his address and asks if she would mind checking on “Duke” (for the benefit of any listening wiretaps, of course).

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The Fifth Floor: Late-Breaking News

This post is one of a series in the ongoing Juniper Campaign posts. If you’re new to the blog, you may want to consider starting from the beginning, or reading the summary to get caught up on events up to this point.

The party’s quest to stop the tentacle-tongued monsters of Disco Nuit could generously be called a mixed success, but right now there’s nothing anyone can do except go home and hope for the best. Felix, of course, can’t even do that, since “home” is probably the first place the police will look. He accepts John’s offer of a ride and a couch to crash on, at least for now, and the two of them head back to the house that John shares with his grandmother.

After arriving back at his place and making sure that Felix won’t get eaten by his dog, John goes to check on his grandmother. She seems to be sound asleep, but she hasn’t taken her medication, and she doesn’t respond when John tries to wake her up.  All her vital signs seem normal when he checks her over, but she still won’t wake, so he calls an ambulance.

Once at the hospital, he’s approached in the waiting room by a man who introduces himself as Dr. Bob Johnson. The prognosis: She’s had a major stroke, and the activity in her brain has dropped off as a result. She doesn’t require life support, and it’s possible she’ll wake from her coma in the future, but right now she needs round-the-clock care.

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Campaign Summary: The Juniper Campaign

This is the campaign summary for the Juniper Campaign. It is NOT a detailed description of any of the game sessions (for that, check out the other Juniper Campaign posts) but rather a quick-and-dirty summary of the most important events and plot developments that occur in each post. Use this summary to refresh your memory or, if you started reading somewhere other than the beginning of the campaign, to catch up on the events of previous posts without having to read all of the posts themselves–we’re thrilled if you want to read them all, of course, but as you can see there’s a lot of material here!

Obviously, these summaries will not be spoiler-free, so if you’re a person for whom spoilers matter, you probably shouldn’t look behind the cut.

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