Finding the Tomb of the Zakhan
In our last segment, Lone Wolf was in Vassagonia trying to find the Tomb of the Zakhan, in which the fabled Book of the Magnakai is said to lie. The Darklord Haakon is also looking for it, so as to destroy it and prevent other people from becoming Lone Wolf.
After a really surprisingly fortunate set of dice rolls, I escaped from Barrakeesh on a giant eagle and have joined up with an airship manned by a magician and a squadron of dwarven riflemen. Now that’s a team to have your back!
We’re headed south to Ikaresh, hoping to met up with a fella named Tipasa who knows exactly where that tomb is located. We walk the last few miles on foot so as not to attract attention, and meet up with a nice man who tells us where Tipasa lives. When we get into Ikaresh, we find that Tipasa has been taken away by the Darklords… but he did leave his diary.
I had to cheat to solve the diary because of misprints in this edition of the book. Yes really, I can take a photo to prove it.
Having arrived at the tomb, well, the entry and boss fight were super simple. I snuck past the only guard, and Darklord Haakon went down without a fight when he dropped his magic rock.
So yeah… My first playthrough and I won. The Book of Magnakai is mine. First playthrough.
But the good news, is that I’ve likely seen about half of the book. There are a lot of turns I didn’t take.
First published December 22, 2017. Last updated December 15, 2020.
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