The RHG Escalation League begins at ten points each. Each of the adversaries add another ten points each month until we reach 50, five months from now. Each force is venturing into the Northern Thornwood, a place of strange quiet.
Rumors of Steamtown have spread far, that the iron liches have become silent and the undead have left the ghost town. For many reasons, the various factions have begun to cautiously move into the area. Captain Gunnbjorn knows of the rich mineral deposits feeding the mines near Steamtown, and under a temporary truce with Cassius, moves across the Red Sands towards the Thornwood.
The enemy, according to scouts, are dragonspawn. The Eregore and Thagrosh are also moving their forces through the area. Near the Fountain of Femme, the two forces meet.
The trolls unleash thunderous firepower, but watch in dismay as Cassius is taken down by carnivean. The tide of battle falls unfavorably.
Increasingly surrounded by both metal and flesh bound horrors, Gunnbjorn resolutely inflicts as much damage as possible. Thagrosh takes a direct hit from the bazooka, but lives.
Alone, the troll finally falls to a sickening amount of attacks. Victory is earned by Eregore and Thagrosh, while Cassius and Gunnbjorn plan their next moves.