Richemulot lies in chaos following the death of Jacqueline and Louise Reiner. This in compounded by the disappearance of Antoinette Reiner whom the people would rally behind. Several factions battle for control of the country, but ultimately the nation deteriorates into independent city-states.
Evan Moreau is now a married man, taking Colette Blanche as his wife. He is a Professor of History and Occult Studies at University of Dementlieu. He has had many adventures in the lands of the mists which he has chronicled in a series of “fiction” books. Evan Moreau 747 to 755
Helen of Verbrek traveled to many lands with the Vistani. She eventually was married to Raul and raised Nicco as her own son.
Vilim Steinadler married Anja Drakov and the two returned home to Falkovnia. The Golden Lion Army, was called into service by Vlad Drakov for the 5th Dead Mans War. Vilim lead his troops in Darkon and quickly realized the futility of the war. He defied Drakov’s orders and retreated from the lines to save as many men as possible. In punishment, Vlad ordered his keep barred shut and all within (including his wife, child, and mother) burned alive. Vilim was never heard from again.
A surprise visitor
October 5, 747 – Upon returning to the city following the parlay with Jacqueline Reiner, Helen hears the familiar call of the vista chiri alerting her that the Vistani are close by. She excuses herself from the party and locates the gypsy wagon down in the harbor district. To her shock, the only Vistana who is present is her old friend Raul. Raul has left the caravan in his sorrow that his dear wife Nicoleta has died in childbirth. Raul shows Helen (whom he knows as Melantha) his newborn son, Nicco, who has fallen deeply ill. To Helen’s horror, Raul explains that the spirit of Nicoleta returns every night to attempt to nurse the baby.
Helen returns to her companions and enlists the aid of Evan Moreau, Lydis Solnychnev, and Cara Emeir.
That night they huddled around a warm fire while waiting for the spectral image of Nicoleta to appear. Just past midnight, Nicco awoke and began to wail as the mists rose around them… and then she appeared. Nicoleta, her lithe dancer’s body twisting through the mists and gliding into the camp. Raul sat transfixed, his eyes unable to leave the vision of his departed wife. Helen stepped forward to block her path.
“”/campaign/ravenloft_game/wikis/melantha" class=“wiki-page-link”>Melantha!" Nicoleta exclaimed happily. “You have come to see my child!” Helen’s eyes were filled with tears.
“Yes. She is a beautiful child my dear friend.”
September 25, 747 – The people of Mortigny awake to papers nailed to walls and littering the streets:
BY ORDER OF HER ROYAL MAJESTY JACQUELINE REINER
Louise Reiner and her illegal mercenary army are hereby accused of treason against the sovereign nation of Richemulot. She has committed a coup d’etat on the legally appointed governance in the city of Mortigny and executed them without charge, trial, or authority.
LET IT BE KNOWN THAT all citizens of Mortigny are hereby ordered to leave the city or face the wrath of the Grand Army of Richemulot. No quarter will be given to those who take up arms against their fellow citizens.
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What happened before…
The heroes braved the depths of the Society of Astrologers to rescue Lena Solnychnev and finally capture Eckhardt Steinadler, only to be betrayed by Boris. Boris’ wife and Villim’s sister, Maria Steinadler had been captured by wererats and he was cohersed into releasing Eckhardt in exchange for her safety. As they overcame the shock of this, the saw flames and smoke rising from the manor house of Louise Reiner, their matron in Mortigny...
September 23, 747 – The group rushed back to Louise’s manor where guards and servants rushed about trying to put out the flames. Before they could even enter the grounds they were greeted at the gates by Louise herself. Her silken green dress was stained with blood from a gash in her side and her eyes were full of fury.
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