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Game Over

Posted on October 24, 2016

Who doesn't have a story about a Half-Orc Barbarian? I’d joined a game with my brother and his friends as a Human Ranger. Our group had a Minotaur Warden, a Dwarf Fighter, an Elf Sorcerer, a Half-Elf Cleric, and (you guessed it) a Half-Orc Barbarian.

Inside the tavern, the Cleric and I were talking to a barkeep to start a quest. The Half-Orc Barbarian was outside and was surprised by a mugger. After the Minotaur dispatched the mugger, the Barbarian told the DM, "Next time I'm surprised, I attack whatever surprises me."

Our quest was to check out a village no one had heard from in a while. When we got there, a little girl ran out…

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