The Bashasa dark master of the temple of death deep within the hills of Vanaheim, his lair full with dread secrets and pain has been left to his own devices. A master summoner of the old gods and creatures from beyond, violator and cruel he thinks he is invulnerable, that is about to all change.....
laid out my table as normal and used the wonderful chain mail bikini supplement for Astounding tales by Howard Whitehouse, I wanted to give my miniatures a breath.
Captain Conan and his Buccaneers are seconded by the princess Chabela to stop her evil Sister Morita who has stolen the map to the temple of death and its prizes, aided also by the witch Edwina, they sail to the coast line hoping to reach before Mortia arrives via her land locked path
Mortia has seduced the wizard Kolos who has dreamed of the treasures and now having the loaction heads into the hills where the temple resides. along the way he makes a pact with he barbarian half men of the mountains there leader Bragg is offered power and death if he aids the pair, and as all bad guys he cannot resist.
Bragg splits his tribes men and enters the long mazes to the temple he arrives first and smiles at his path to power almost complete
a band of tribes men find there way in. (I split the party's into groups each activated as the cards fell)
First mate Juma and some sea dogs arrive
Conan enters the temple of Death searching for his foes.
Bashasa senses the intruders and has plans he call on a guardian to his defence hoping it will destroy all as before who dared to enter his temple
A mighty horror enters the real world, huge and horrific to view.
the tribes men fear Bragg more than the creature and attack throwing spears to no effect as they rush the monster
Chabela following close behind Cocnan enters the temple
catching up she is in awe of the temple of death
Bragg screams his war cry and charges the monster as his tribes men strike and attack also
The mighty beast slashes and rends as the tribes men fight with all there worth
more tribes men appear after travelling the long maze in the mountains
another party arrives and sees Conan yelling and screaming they charge the barbarian
Conan is fast he counter charges and smashes into them head long steel and flint and bone are locked in combat
Juma charges the new party of tribes men his huge frame wreaking havoc amongst them
Edwina at last finds the temple and utters incantation to stop more horrors appearing
Buccaneers against primate savage tribes men and ferocious battle in the temple of Death
Conan makes short work of the tribes men his strength and courage is beyond them they fall like trees before him.
Mortia has stealthy entered the temple and with a deadly blow slays the dark summoner
More sea dogs arrive and the floor is laid with the dead and fallen on both sides
Bragg his mighty frame and savagery is no match for the beast, he is crushed and slain by the horror
Princess Chabela is confronted by Kolos the wizard who is about to destroy her with his dark sorcery , but finds the mighty barbarian behind him with a sweep of his sword Conan ends the evil ones plans
Mortia sees he ally slain she is beset by a the beast, she is now enraged and her deadly blades rip into the battered creature
it falls and she delivers a final death blow to the horror.
Juma struggles into the frey to confront the deadly woman, hoping to gain honour to his captian
the last of the tribes men fall to the buccaneers
Mortia slays Juma as Conan and Chabela arrive blooded and torn she looks to both
asking Conan to join her and slay her sister she tries to seduce the barbarian
he grin then knocks her to the ground, he has enough sorcery and death today , Chabela takes her sister prisoner and the temple is looted of its gold and treasures, Conan and his buccaneers have paid for there services and perhaps Conan will get some extras from the delighted princess .......
Great game as always astounding tales works for me so well enjoyable and fun, I cannot recommend enough...