[IC] Chapter 3: Wergynstone

When the Provost of Britain’s most prestigious college for boys is bequeathed a parcel of land in a rural backwater he’s never even heard of, the venerable old man calls upon a select number of friends to look into the matter.

Why was Dr. Preedy mentioned in the last will and testament of the Squire of Wergyn Hall? Where are the ruins of St. Wergyn’s church, of which he has become the unexpected custodian? What is the truth behind the strange tales and legends that haunt the benighted countryside?

Set in the 1900s, The Provost of Eton’s Inheritance leads the investigators from the rarefied air of the college cloisters to the wilds of the English Marches, in this 7th edition Call of Cthulhu adventure inspired by one of H.P. Lovecraft literary heroes: the master of the ghost story, M.R. James.

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Re: [IC] Chapter 3: Wergynstone

Postby jp1885 » Fri May 01, 2020 4:11 pm

Miss Coates looks at the both of you with some amusement.

"Aye, be thou off. The fire will be doused and the third wall shall come down anon. 'twould be best for thee if thou art gone by then..."

She blinks and shakes her head, as if just asked a particularly puzzling question.

"Um, I must've lost me train of thought for a moment. Did you just say you were leaving? Well, I hope I was of some service - do call again if you think I can help some more."

She casts a somewhat speculative glance at at Mr. Pritchard.

"Unless anyone would like to stay and model for me..."
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Re: [IC] Chapter 3: Wergynstone

Postby Mr. Handy » Sat May 02, 2020 3:37 am

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"Thank you for your time," says Cynthia. "You've been of great help."
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Re: [IC] Chapter 3: Wergynstone

Postby LTD1969 » Sun May 03, 2020 10:46 am

"Well I have to say, that was as clear as mud. Any thoughts about what we should do next?"


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Re: [IC] Chapter 3: Wergynstone

Postby Mr. Handy » Sun May 03, 2020 4:16 pm

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"Next we need to find Sam the gamekeeper," says Cynthia. "Now that we have directions, that shouldn't be a problem."
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Re: [IC] Chapter 3: Wergynstone

Postby Zero » Sun May 03, 2020 7:48 pm

Henry Joseph Lewis III followed the Eton group from the small residence. When they reached the village street he casually presented a small notebook to Professor Garrett.

"This may be of some assistance on deciding your next moves." he announced, paused for a moment then continued, "You see, I was bored, and that nutter of an old woman apparently keeps records of everyone in town. I copied her notes, have a look."

OOC:   The notebook is filled with strange mathematical problems, the last few used pages are where HJLIII copied the woman's notes to.  
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Re: [IC] Chapter 3: Wergynstone

Postby jp1885 » Tue May 05, 2020 11:49 am

Using the information jotted down by Mr. Lewis, you discover that it’s only a short stroll to the gamekeeper’s cottage. Thankfully the weather seems to have cleared up a little and the walk is a pleasant one, affording you the opportunity to discuss what has transpired before at your leisure.

OOC:   Before I start the next thread I’m going to take a GM break for a few days. In the meantime, please take the opportunity to collate your findings at https://www.callofcthulhu.org.uk/pbp/vi ... 449&t=7058 :)  
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Re: [IC] Chapter 3: Wergynstone

Postby Mr. Handy » Wed May 06, 2020 1:22 am

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Never one to refuse to read a book, Cynthia also examines the notes.
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Re: [IC] Chapter 3: Wergynstone

Postby Whitehorse » Thu May 07, 2020 9:12 pm

Grigori sucks his teeth in uffish thought as he strolls alongside his companions... A Norman devil in chainmail strikes a pose in his mind's eye, before he shakes his head and castigates himself for whimsy, smelling the air of the here and now.
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Re: [IC] Chapter 3: Wergynstone

Postby LTD1969 » Mon May 11, 2020 8:56 pm

Mr. Handy wrote:Image

Never one to refuse to read a book, Cynthia also examines the notes.


And what do we see Mr Lewis?

OOC Possibly we need to look at this on the clues thread?
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Re: [IC] Chapter 3: Wergynstone

Postby Mr. Handy » Sat May 23, 2020 3:23 am

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Cynthia is in luck.

Spoiler:
Luck roll (80% stat) on the way to the gamekeeper's:
Mr. Handy rolled 1d100:
66
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Re: [IC] Chapter 3: Wergynstone

Postby Zero » Tue May 26, 2020 3:54 am

Spoiler:
Zero rolled 1d100:
31

OOC:   I'll spend a point of Luck to make that a hard Luck success... J/K :lol: :lol: :lol:  
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