Turn V Report Roundup with Nuno M!

And here we are!

The final and fifth turn, and we saw the culmination of many narratives and hobby projects that had been building over the course of the past month or two.

And many, many characters just thrown into the jaws of death.

Oh ye brave players, we salute you.

It was a joy to see.


At this eleventh hour, it was inspiring to see how many cross-coalition collaborative narrative writings were established, and some of these narratives even came to life as models on the tabletop.

We will unleash the full reports from players, for every turn, very soon, but for now, these are some that we spotlighted for Turn 5.

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Player name: GodCloud
Player character(s): General Orem of the 3rd Hammerhalian Lancers
Coalition: Ruyalar
Narrative Path: The Coalition of the Satraps
Report type: Storytelling

General Orem, leading the 3rd Hammerhalian Lancers positioned near the heart of the anti Alti forces, smash into the ranks of Alti’s undead. Skeletons are sent flying as the two sides enter a brutal slugfest that wont end until one of them have been defeated.


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Player name: (in order) Icey, Binary, Hibiki, Myaori, Grant L, LilGrunt1, Keza, Jag5853
Player character(s): (in order) Skreet Darktail, Vatol Halftail, Hibiki Fayshriek, Lady Anathene, Kykakzen Twinsurge, Kharendra Oathborn, King Tiberius Calore VIII, Thungir of the Sylfyrd Lodge
Coalition: Aurannar & Idrelec
Narrative Path: The Coalition of the Satraps
Report type: Writing (collaboration: Idrelec Aurannar story chain)

Part 1 – Meeting Before the Dawn Skreet offers a plan in the Dourstorm about sending explosive laden ships to crack open Iskar, but Vatol revises the plan to mostly be floating islands instead of boats.

Part 1.5 (bonus) – The Falling Sky Vatol’s diabolical scheme (ft. Skreet) comes to fruition. Using a combination of Aqshyan realmstone and a warpstone device of his own creation, he catapults a dozen floating islands at Alti’s stronghold, each carrying a gnawhole spewing liquid fire, molten lava, and, soon after, a frankly unreasonable quantity of Skaven.

Part 2 – Hibiki Fayshriek leads her Khinerai carrying cauldrons of blood to the castle Lady Fayshriek, has ordered flocks of Khinerai to carry Witch Aelf laden cauldrons of blood up to Castle Iskar. As the Khinerai carry the cauldrons, metaliths laden with skaven and warpstone explosives bombard the castle, bringing down a section of the exterior walls. Nighthaunt defenders rush to meet the Daughters as they touch down, but are thrown into disarray by bloodmist surrounding them and blinding them. Lady Fayshriek uses a crystalized heart turn the nighthuant leader to crystal.

Part 3 – Anathene creates a portal to the realm of chaos, summoning a horde of daemons to assail castle Iskar

Part 4 – The Unchained Serpent Shadir summons forth her own daemons for an assault on Alti’s castle. Bolstered by the summons of Lady Anathene of the Aurannar, including a Keeper of Secrets, the newly ascended Unchained Serpent leads the horde of daemons to both break  the castle’s defenses and distract their attention from the actions of Kharendra Oathborn.

Part 5 – Glory in Death The final battle rages on, people from all sides stand united against the great vampiric threat that plagues these lands. It is Kharendra’s point of view for the first assault, running the enemies through the meat grinder of war. It worked until Vashti appeared and rose the dead, halting the momentum go the attack.

Part 6 – Daring Proposal King Tiberius VIII, Eris Bloodwrath and their autumnal allies surge into the courtyards of Castle Iskar. While Satraps Atressa and Caradryas duel Vashti, Tiberius and Eris reap a toll of Alti’s fanatical followers, including a mad warpriest. Upon the priest’s defeat, Tiberius offers Eris the skull and speaks aloud his growing desire to be her eternal partner, awaiting her answer in the few, endless moments…

Part 7 – Battering Ram Thungir and his army work to breach the door to the throne room. They work to fight off Alti’s forces as Throm and others enter to finish the job.

Part 8 – The Storm Breaks as Throm unleashes Beshlayer At the culmination of the siege and Throm’s journey in the Prime Dominion, the hobgrot faces Alti whilst wielding the blade that killed Mithridates Besh. Through the efforts of many warriors from across the different coalitions and with the assistance of the draconith Tassakarn, Throm is ready to unleash the power of the blade. But is it enough?

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Player name: StarGrimWolf91
Player character(s): Junkaboss Gorrulk of the Skrapa’z
Coalition: Aurannar
Narrative Path: The Coalition of the Satraps
Report type: Storytelling

The Realmbreaka engine, once a proud Duardin construct, has been remade in the image of the Skrapaboyz. With platforms for da boyz to ride on, the Engine is still large enough to force its way through the Alliance of Autumn troops, potentially crushing just as many allies as enemies in its mad rush to join the battle.


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Player name: Dunk
Player character(s): Knight Incantor Aneira Alcazar of the Heralds Illuminos stormhost
Coalition: Ruyalar
Narrative Path: The Coalition of the Satraps
Report type: arts & crafts

Knight Incantor Aneira Alacazar leads a strikeforce of Sacrosanct stormcast from the Heralds Illuminos on the assault on castle Iskar, joining allies from the Ruyalar.  The battle is fierce, with the Aneira and the Heralds facing hordes of Nighthaunt.  She fights fiercely, striking down many and casting arcane bolts in all directions. She is almost overwhelmed on the bridge to the keep when her fellow Knight Incantor, Pilar Hailfire calls down an arcane storm to engulf the swarming nighthaunt.

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Player name: Mike
Player character(s): Nilmorn Dawnspite of the Amber Grove
Coalition: Dornayar
Narrative Path: The Seer Stone
Report type: Hobby

Having adapted the song taught to her by the Deepwood Grove earlier in the year (Turn 3), Nilmorn sings it out in the midst of chaos in Iscarion, turning the rage of the beasts towards the forces of Alti and the watchers in an attempt to delay them. Jumping onto the backs of several winged beasts, Nilmorn and her forces ride to the Seer Stone to ready themselves to defend it until the Idrelec can arrive with the Ring of Atrexeres.

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Player name: Raschier
Player character(s): Lord Arras Danathan, of the 7th Legion of Syar
Coalition: Ruyalar
Narrative Path: The Coalition of the Satraps
Report type: writing

On the eve of battle Arras has a nightmare of the past, revealing his true reason for coming towards the Prime Dominion.

Arras’ regrets from Bykaal come to haunt him


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Player name: Martin O
Player character(s): Order of the Crimson Dawn
Coalition: Teclandec
Narrative Path: The Coalition of the Satraps
Report type: Hobby

The Order of the Crimson Dawn stands ready to aid the Teclandec in their attempt to secure the Prime Dominion.

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Player name: ElChapu(GM), Hibiki, Zack, Bevan
Player character(s): Mazoka Brokenjaw, Hibiki Fayshriek, Edward von Cullen of the Cadaverous Legion, Razgor Beastbreaka of the Realmhuntaz
Coalition: Idrelec
Narrative Path: The Seer Stone
Report type: Play (Soulbound)

Mazoka tells a group of Idrelec warriors to recover a lost artifact he had heard of in the tavern, the rotten pendant, capable of rotting flesh and bone to the point where It can no longer be used by necromancers. The party finally was able to not only recover the pendant but also gain a new ally, Elizabeth Bloodoath, the Derranged Queen, and her Court of Miracles (FEC)


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Player name: Maps
Player character(s): Sir Davidius Mappenborough of the Collegiate Biologicus Expedition
Coalition: Dornayar
Narrative Path: The Seer Stone
Report type: writing
Davidius joins Gordun and the Pumpkinarch in assailing Elusedrod’s palace in the hopes of forestalling the dispatch of the Watchers or at least removing some of their advantage by evicting Elusedrod from the Ham Galad

Davidius faces the Watchers

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Player name: Volanteth
Player character(s): Renaya Oathsworn, Satrap of Celandec (in this report)
Coalition: Celandec
Narrative Path: The Drake’s Gambit
Report type: Hobby

Eurwen decided upon going with the strike team helmed by Zod-El, Sigmund, Quet’zal  ect. She saw as Renaya came to greet them, and in her hand was Celannar’s Bite, which she handed to the team for their grave purpose.


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Player name: Volde
Player character(s): Drung Drungsson, Agent of Azyr, 1st Hasfel Militia Company, “The Rovers”
Coalition: Ruyalar
Narrative Path: The Coalition of the Satraps
Report type: Storytelling

Drung Drungsson led a small infiltration team into Castle Iskar, securing a stash of gunpowder salvaged from a previously attempted attack, and used it to breach part of the fortress, allowing easier access by Coalition forces.  Along the way, he also slew a Vargoyle and repelled a Vampire Lord.
Into the Breach

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Player name: Vyre
Player character(s): Caradrya the Swift
Coalition: Teclandec
Narrative Path: The Coalition of the Satraps
Report type: writing

After the death of the Stoic at what she believes was the hand of Alti, the Swift leads Sylryr and Theodra, along with some Ghur Aelves under Rygra , to certain peril. After relfecting on the last time she lost part of her soul. The Swift comes face to face with the Vampire, but her fate is not her’s to decide… (Note that I got the OK form Cai and Re6 and all three of us are ok with our characters kicking the bucket)

She Who Comes by Dawn


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Player name: QuietWoods
Player character(s): Ashavohlk, Warden of Helspoint, King of the White Host
Coalition: Dornayar
Narrative Path: The Coalition of the Satraps
Report type: writing

Asha confronts Alti for a fight the death! It does not have to end this way, but its was too fun to write! It focuses on the lead up, and final moments of the fight, leaving the main combat ambiguous coz who knows what might happen!

An End to Nightmares


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Player name: Ambercoast
Player character(s): Glotteous of the Mournful Choir
Coalition: Celandec
Narrative Path: The Coalition of the Satraps
Report type: Arts & Crafts

A view from the air of Castle Iskar floating over Iscarion

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Player name: Alex M
Player character(s): Khoralis Doomspite of the Diretide
Coalition: Celandec
Narrative Path: The Coalition of the Satraps
Report type: Play (Age of Sigmar)

Khoralis and the Diretide confront a ghastly Nighthaunt processing as they join the assault against Alti. Though they suffer losses every step of the way, Khoralis rallies her followers to fight on and drive back the nightmarish ghosts.


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Player name: Nixolotl
Player character(s): Rygra Ebonsmith, the Bardslayer of the Shrouded Pyre
Coalition: Teclandec
Narrative Path: The Coalition of the satraps
Report type: Hobby

Leading the spearhead of the Teclandec offensive was the Kharadron Ironclad, Golden Tradewind. The deck was occupied by a mass of bodies but the one manning the front was the focus. The Fyrequeen, from her came the boisterous sounds of pipes augmented my bizarre technologies to project the bagpipes far and wide, telling the foes of Teclandec that they were coming.

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Player name: Godfather Viktor
Player character(s): Lady Laelanyel of the Shadowflames & Aef-Grimnir
Coalition: Dornayar
Narrative Path: The Coalition of the Satraps
Report type: Storytelling

As the Shadowflames prepare to leave the Prime Dominion through the Umbral Web with their loot, Alti’s Hand leads a horde of skeletons to claim the Lux Umbra. The Shadowflames fight hard to protect their gains, but are eventually overwhelmed. Battered, bruised and empty handed, they flee through the tunnels and into the safety of the Lux Umbra.
Alti’s Purge

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Player name: Malthan
Player character(s): Siphius of the Bleak Host
Coalition: Celandec
Narrative Path: The Drake’s Gambit
Report type: Storytelling

In the darkness of the passageway, the Bleak Host discovers Alti’s dormant progeny sleeping in their coffins. With rotten planks, rusted nails and rare blood diseases, Siphius’ warband reintroduces Alti’s kindred to death. 

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And that’s it! Now that there are no more intrigues and Narrative Path spoilers, more reports will start popping up on our Twitter feed, for your viewing pleasure.

A post with a link to ALL REPORTS from each turn will be coming very soon, so you can admire and read your fellow players’ creativity and maybe steal an idea or two.

For all the characters who met their demise this Animosity, we salute you! For those who haven’t… we hope to see them again and hear more about their exploits.
And maybe fight against them across the tabletop? Either at a live Animosity Weekender event or a Narrative Event in the future.

Stay tuned, because while The Animosity has wound down, the Community stays forever!

Article written by Nuno M

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