Star Chart

For clarity, “blocked” means the question is related to the staff fragment and Syama failed to even manage to ask the question. “Unclear” means the question was asked, but the star chart effectively said “maybe yes, maybe no”.

Stuff we haven’t asked yet

  1. Is Klagdi Tramurat a part of Rune Magic that Dlerner created? -
  2. A part he was particularly good at? -
  3. Is there gizdium in the Ironroot Mountains in the control of an active mining operation? -
  4. Is it analogous to a ‘component’ (V/S/M) of modern magic (ie a necessary object, action or the like)? -
  5. Helping Andy, does it involve a spell we generally have? -

The day after the Sky Dragon dies (6/23/16)

  1. If Mimo becomes the Guardian, will she be able to handle it (emotionally as well as surviving)? – probably
  2. Is the gold dragon intended to be the next guardian? – no
  3. Would the gold dragon be a significantly better guardian than Mimo, once the magic had its effect on either of them? – no
  4. Would Mimo be happy as a guardian? – yes
  5. Can the magic use two of them at once? – no
  6. Is there a way to uninstall a guardian other than killing them? – blocked
  7. Will our job be complete when the new guardian is installed? – yes
  8. If we stay here and don’t seek battle, are we likely to get into dangerous to us combat within the next 2 hours? – no
  9. Today? – no
  10. If we planeshift out, teleport to go shopping, planeshift back, and teleport to get back here, with a number of people Victor can transport, is that likely to work? – yes
  11. Is Mimo likely to be less angry if she is Good? – yes
  12. Does Mimo truly want to be Good? – yes
  13. Does the Magic University shopping district have everything we need to fetch today in stock? – yes
  14. Does the Atur shopping district? – no

The day after the big combat (6/16/16)

  1. If we stay here and don’t seek out combat, are we likely to get into dangerous to us combat today? – unclear
  2. Is it likely that a new guardian for this place will arrive today? – y
  3. Are those mages likely to trouble us in the future if we do not seek them out? – n
  4. Is there anyone planning to attack this place today? – n
  5. Is there anyone planning to kill this dragon today? – blocked (normal)
  6. Will our job be complete when the new guardian arrives? – not quite
  7. Will the new guardian be sufficiently able to defend this place after we go? – y
  8. Will it be clear to us that the new guardian is legit? – blocked
  9. Will the dragon have true and correct knowledge that the new guardian is legit? – n
  10. Is figuring out whether a creature is the new guardian part of our job? – n
  11. Is there a creature planning to claim guardianship of this place today, who is not the legit new guardian? – n
  12. When the dragon is relieved of this duty, does he get to leave, alive? – n
  13. Does our job include aiding this dragon in a duel against the new guardian? – n
  14. Do we have a part to play in handing over the guardianship? – not really

The day of the presumed big combat (5/26/16)

  1. If we stay here and don’t seek combat, are we likely to get into dangerous-to-us combat in the first 2 hours of our day? – n
  2. Second two? – blocked
  3. Third? – n
  4. Fourth? – n
  5. Fifth? – n
  6. Sixth? – n
  7. Seventh? -n
  8. Eighth? – n
  9. Ninth? – n
  10. Tenth? – n
  11. Eleventh? – n
  12. Twelfth? – blocked
  13. Are we likely to be hit with a lot of acid damage? – n
  14. Cold? – n

The next day and the next (5/19/16)

  1. devote all resources to getting a time estimate
    get: first 12 hours of second day

The next day (5/19/16)

  1. Do the minions now believe they’ll be attacking at a time of day
    such that it will be in the first 2 hours after we start our day? -
    unclear
  2. Do the minions have DR not bypassed by most of our fighters? – n
  3. Do the minions expect their opponents to take a lot of fire damage? – n
  4. Cold? – n
  5. Electricity? – n
  6. Acid? – n
  7. Do they have the ability to confuse their opponents? – not much
  8. Do they expect their opponents to get incapacitated by fear? – n
  9. Do they expect to have information about the time of the attack
    before the day they attack? – n
  10. Do they expect a sky dragon? – n
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The next day (5/19/16)

  1. Does the group we expect have significant arcane magic? – blocked
  2. Divine magic? – blocked
  3. Is the tough DR bypassed by Lawful? – blocked
  4. Will the minions likely have SR? – n (not resisted)
  5. Will the bosses have really high SR? – blocked
  6. Will the bosses likely attack with spells or spell-like abilities? – blocked
  7. Are the minions expecting to follow the bosses into combat? – y
  8. Are they expecting to attack on the first of the days when I think
    they might? – n
  9. Are they expecting to attack on the second day? – y
  10. Are they expecting to attack at a time of day such that it will be
    in the first 2 hours after we start our day? – unclear
  11. Are the minions likely to attack with spells or spell-like abilities? – y
  12. Are the minions expecting the bosses to also attack with spells or
    spell-like abilities? – y
  13. Are they expecting some creatures on their team to have powerful
    physical attacks? – y
  14. Are they expecting to face a sky dragon and an adventuring party? – n

The next day (5/19/16)

  1. Is the successor likely to arrive within 4 days? – y
  2. 3 days? – unclear
  3. Does the attacking group include the Dhampir who ran away, or a
    similar one? – n
  4. Does it include beings who do negative energy attacks? – y
  5. Are they likely to be protected against fire? – unclear
  6. Are there likely to be incorporeal creatures among them? – y
  7. Are there likely to be creatures with a substantial attack that
    would be dealt with by Thomas’s Countersong? – y
  8. Are they likely to approach in a way such that we’re likely to have
    at least several rounds of warning, if our lookout is the same as it
    has been? – n
  9. Are they likely to approach invisibly? – y
  10. Are they likely to be able to see invisibility? – y
  11. Are there likely to be minions who cannot detect invisible people? – y
  12. Are there likely to be corporeal creatures who have DR that many of
    our fighters do not ignore? – y
  13. Is it bypassed by Good? – n
  14. Is it bypassed by cold iron? – n

After the dhampir fight (5/19/16)

  1. Is our task likely to be complete today? – PN block
  2. Is there a powerful being or group that believes (or is likely soon
    to believe) that they know the location of The Protection on the
    Astral Plane, and intends (or is likely to soon intend) to attempt to
    secure or use it, expecting to arrive in its rough vicinity today? – n
  3. Is there a powerful being or group that believes (or is likely to
    soon believe) that it knows of the location, of the great wyrm sky
    dragon <guardian>, or will soon know, and intends (or is
    likely to soon intend to) attempt to kill him today? – n
  4. Are either of these things likely to happen tomorrow? – n
  5. Are either of these things likely to happen before the dragon’s
    successor arrives? – y
  6. Is the dragon’s successor likely to arrive within a week? – y
  7. Within 3 days? – n
  8. Are these things likely to happen 2 days from today? – n
  9. On the same day the successor arrives? – y
  10. The being or group likely to arrive with violence in mind, are they
    likely to be outsiders? – n
  11. Draconic? – n
  12. Primarily Chaotic? – n
  13. Undead or undead-related? – y
  14. Are they likely to be very similar to this latest encounter we had? – n

The day after that (5/5/16)

  1. Is there anything more that we could do which would help the transfer of guardianship happen sooner and/or more safely?- n (resisted)
  2. The being or group I expect to attack us: does it include only one being of immense scary personal power amongst its members? – blocked
  3. Is the group largely chaotic in nature? – n (not resisted)
  4. Is the most powerful being in the set I expect to attack us: is it chaotic in nature? – blocked
  5. The most powerful being I expect to attack us: is it evil in nature? – blocked
  6. Does it cast powerful spells, or spell-like abilities? – blocked
  7. Is it likely to attack within 2 hours? – blocked
  8. Is this location likely to be attacked in 2-4 hours? – blocked
  9. In 4-6 hours? – n (resisted)
  10. 6-8? – n (resisted)
  11. 8-10? – n (resisted)
  12. 10-12? – blocked
  13. 12-14? – n (resisted)
  14. 14-16? – blocked

The day after killing the Iathavos (5/5/16)

  1. Is there a powerful being or group that believes (or is likely soon to believe) that they know the location of The Protection on the Astral Plane, and intends (or is likely to soon intend) to attempt to secure or use it, expecting to arrive in its rough vicinity today? – n
  2. Is there a powerful being or group that believes (or is likely to soon believe) that it knows of the location, of the great wyrm sky dragon <guardian>, or will soon know, and intends (or is likely to soon intend to) attempt to kill him today? – blocked
  3. Are either of these things likely to happen tomorrow? – blocked
  4. Does our task on this plane require guarding the dragon until his successor arrives? – y
  5. Is there an appropriate successor on its way here, believing that it is likely to arrive within 3 days? – n
  6. Is there an appropriate successor attempting to travel to take over the guard duty? – n
  7. Does our task include finding a successor? – n
  8. Is there a powerful being or group which is currently preparing for a big fight against a great wyrm sky dragon? – blocked
  9. The group which I now believe to exist, which is preparing for this fight, are they intending to join battle within 3 days? – blocked
  10. Is this position likely to be attacked within 4 hours? – blocked
  11. 8 hours? – blocked
  12. 12 hours? – blocked
  13. 16 hours? – n (resisted)
  14. 20 hours? – n (resisted)

On the Astral Plane (4/7/16)

  1. Will our opponents likely be from Dolqor? – blocked (not PN)
  2. Is there a nonphysical damage type they’re likely to do much more of than others? – blocked
  3. Are they likely to use the sorts of magic blocked by Protection from Evil? – y (all resisted that aren’t blocked)
  4. Are the minions likely to have spell resistance? – y
  5. Is this position likely to be attacked within 3 hours? – blocked
  6. Within 6 hours? – n
  7. Within 8 hours? – n
  8. Within 10 hours? – blocked
  9. 12? – y
  10. 11? – blocked
  11. Will we likely get warning of the attack before it happens? – y
  12. Will we likely get at least 5 minutes warning? – n
  13. 1 minute? – blocked
  14. 2 minutes? – blocked

The day after the nonfriends caught up (4/7/16)

  1. The Kirkata party, if they scry us again, will they be able to dimensional travel to us, assuming we’re in a dimensionally accessible location? – unclear
  2. Are they using Greater Teleport? – mostly
  3. Will they likely come after Aramus again within 2 days? – n
  4. Within a week? – unclear
  5. Are they still considering themselves on the job of killing him? – y
  6. If we don’t seek out combat, are we likely to get into dangerous-to-us combat within 3 days? – y
  7. Today? – n
  8. Tomorrow? – y
  9. Will it likely be against an adventuring party? – n
  10. Will it likely be in Atur? – n
  11. Are we likely to have at least 10 minutes between leaving Atur and being in this combat? – y
  12. Are we likely to have at least 2 minutes warning before getting into this combat? – n
  13. Is there anything we can do to slow, halt, or reverse Andy’s change in abilities with our current knowledge and abilities? – n
  14. Is Klagdi Tramurat a part of Rune Magic analogous to a school of modern magic ? – n

Star Chart

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