After a while, the main hall cleared, and the people went to other parts of the castle. As the sun was beginning to set, a familiar figure appeared. The condemned Lord Edward Griffin sprinted into the hall.
"Whew, glad I managed to escape those guards!", he panted, as he looked around. "I need to get out of here fast before somebody catches me! My master will b waiting on my report..."
Looking back one last time, Lord Edward Griffin ran off towards the west wing, slipping through the fingers of democratic justice...
Night fell, and the castle descended into darkness. One figure though, a light to many, instead made his way down to the grand hall. Francis the Friar looked around.
"Hmmm, I wonder where he is?", he mused to himself. "He asked me to meet him here."
Looking around, the Friar noticed something at the other end of the hall.
"Hello, what have we here?", he muttered, while walking towards the strange black substance on the ground.
"Hmmm, it is quite greasy, must be oil", he said to himself, while looking at the slick liquid covering the floor.
Just then, a light appeared off to the right. Looking up, the Friar looked towards the source, and raised his hand in greeting.
"Oh, hello there", he said to the approaching figure. "Somebody appears to have spilled one of the large iron torches over there, the floor is covered in this filthy oil!"
"How convenient", grinned the robbed figure.
"Your faith in the Lord can't save you now, my dear greasy friar", the robbed figure chuckled. "Time you learned what it's like to burn in Hell."
With that, the robbed figure dropped his burning torch into the pool of oil, which immediately began to ignite. The Friar threw up his hands in alarm.
"What are you doing!?", Francis cried. "You can't kill me, I'm a man of the Church!"
"That's nice", sneered the robbed figure, turning away. "Sleep well, Friar."
The flames rose up, and the poor Friar quickly caught alight, his cloths and skin beginning to char.
"AAAAAAARGHHHHHH!!!!", he screamed, falling to his knees in despair, raising his hands pleadingly to the heavens as he noticed an intense burning in his loins. "Save me
As the conflagration continued to roar, Francis the Friar, the humble servant of His Lord on High, was reduced to a figure of blackened, charred bones.
The fire ragged wildly on into the night, extending the Friar's torment until long after his spirit had left this world.
In the morning, the residents of the castle began to gather in the grand hall, around the remains of the late Francis, who was resting in the remains of the pool of oil. A few small areas were still smouldering, and some dried blood had been baked onto the floor.
"What a Grim way to go", the King sighed sadly. "Did you find Lord Griffin, Captain?"
"Unfortunately no my King", replied Captain Geoffrey. "He appears to have escaped us, but if he is still in the castle, then we will find him eventually."
As they talked, the other residents of the castle began trickling in.
Very soon, everyone had arrived to hear what the King had to say.
"People of the castle, once again we have mixed news. My people have searched the rooms of Lord Edward Griffin very thoroughly, and after much effort have found him to be a vile, traitorous Dragon. My congratulations on your efforts yesterday, it is only sad he mas managed to escape the grasps of our guards before the executioner could deal with him. If he is still around, then we will find him, but I think it would be safe to say that he has managed to vacate the castle.
"This jubilant news is shadowed however by or dearly beloved Friar, Francis, who last night was the latest victim of the evil plots of the Dragons. My people have confirmed him as an innocent Citizen of the castle, a man dedicated to his faith and sharing that faith with others. He will be sorely missed by all. Avenge his death, and all the other innocent deaths, by continuing your excellent work in eliminating the Dragons. I'm am confident that we are close to eradicating them for good, and will finally be able to return to our peaceful lives."
Standing around the scene of last nights' murder, the people once again began their discussions for another day...
A majority vote of 6 votes is required to convict.
Rules of Play
This game will follow the basic conventions of a Mafia Game. Each "day", you will be given 4 real days in which to vote for someone to kill. The day will end as soon as a majority decision is reached, or when the 4 days are up. If someone has been convicted, you will find out their loyalty shortly after end of the day. After this a night phase will begin, which will last 2 real days. Then the cycle will repeat. Those players with night actions must PM them to me during the night phase. If I do not receive them within the two days, they will not be counted.
- There will be two main sides in the game. Your winning criteria will be included with your character PM.
- Voting is to be done in the day thread, and should follow the following format: Vote: Character (Player). Please note the use of bold. This is the only format that will be accepted. To unvote someone, the same applies: Unvote: Character (Player).
- You may not edit your posts. Violation of this rule may result in a moderator kill.
- Please avoid posting out of character in the game thread.
- Do not ever directly quote something the game moderator has sent to you via PM, whether it be your character information, night action results, or any other form of communication. Violation of this rule will result in a moderator kill. You may of course paraphrase any information you receive; if it is your own words then it is fine.
- Do not discuss game tactics or "play the game" outside the game thread, including in the General Discussion thread. You may communicate privately via PM, but this is at your own risk, and should be considered part of playing the game.
- Please be considerate towards the host. I will try my best to stick to the schedule, and your cooperation will help this greatly, particularly getting night actions in promptly.
- Sudden Death rules, as outlined in your roles, will only apply on certain nights. You will be informed of this in the final post of the day. A day in which no conviction is reached will definitely result in a sudden death night.
Characters and Players
Ambassador Ralf Simnel played by Quarryman
Hugh (Servant) played by WhiteFang
Peter (Servant) played by Darth_Legois
Lieutenant Victor played by Bob the construction man
Admiral Thomas Mallory played by Sir Dillon
Richard (Guard) played by Ricecracker
Agnes (Maid) played by Striker
Nicholas (Guard) played by professor flitwick
Captain Geoffrey played by Escape the Fate
Chef Walter played by JimButcher
Ethel (Maid) played by Adam (Citizen): Convicted, Day 1
Lord William Harcourt played by Hinckley (Neutral): Convicted, Day 2
Gilbert (Guard) played by General Armendariz (Citizen): Killed, Night 2
Ambassador Sirion Vipont played by ImperialShadows (Citizen): Convicted, Day 3
Countess Margaret Durville played by TinyPiesRUs (Citizen): Killed, Night 3
Lady Beatrice Harcourt played by Zepher (Dragon): Convicted, Day 4
Duchess Juliana Dufay played by Alice (Citizen): Killed, Night 4
Simon (Librarian) played by I Scream Clone (Dragon): Convicted, Day 5
Lady Rohesia Papelion played by Sandy (Citizen): Killed, Night 5
Lord Edward Griffin played by Stash2sixx (Dragon): Convicted, Day 6 - Escaped
Francis the Friar played by Svelte (Citizen): Killed, Night 6