This summer the adventurers of Ithron descended upon the Templar Keep at Labry – to hold the defences against the siege and to put a stop to the wicked workings of the Sorcerors who had been meddling in Ithron’s affairs.
Every year the Fools and Heroes system comes together for the biggest event of our fest season, and spend three days in Ithron as a united force of heroes engaging in the story being told by the CC and his team of referees and mission writers.
I wish I could encompass the whole scope of Summerfest properly, a wish I express ever year. But there is always too much going on, as each player is the hero of their own story and there are many many stories to tell. For the majority of the weekend you are you character,apart for providing monsters during a camp/monster slot or helping behind the scenes for a couple of hours. You get to exist as your character – eat, drink and be merry, sing songs, fight battles and play pranks. This event forms the high point of my summer and its an event I look forward to every year.
Thank you to the exiting CC with his grand finale, the site refs, the adventure runners, prop makers, admin stars, cooks and bar staff, volunteers, helper, first aiders, dogsbodies and general helpers (especially those who pulled double and triple shifts) who make this event and all other fests possible. You guys deserve plenty of cups of tea and biscuits, your tipple of choice, and rest. Lots of rest. I look forward to the new plot being prepared by our incoming CC.
So I will try to write an overview of the event as best I can, by telling the tale of Brigit and all the things she saw. I look forward to continuing the story and the story of Ithron in the year 1016.
The Templar Keep at Labry is under siege by the forces of the Purple and the Black Sorcerors, home of a great deal of dangerous knowledge and things which have been put there to be forgotten about. The adventurers of Ithron gather to break the siege, bolster the defences and keep the forces of the Purple and the Black from their goals.
With the weight of responsibility yet again resting squarely on their shoulders, would the adventurers stand united as they have so many times before, or would they crack and crumble from the forces within?