Tag: The Bottom Line

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  • Impaquil "Imp" (Grapplehawk)

    The "bird", if you can even still call it a bird, which [[:nihilius]] acquired on [[Port Wander]] was once a majestic Eagle, though now it was a terrifying two headed beast with cold dead eyes and an eerie robotic shriek. The previous owner was a minor …

  • Psycharus Worm

    This small adornment was retrieved by the crew of _[[The Bottom Line]]_ from _The Emperor's Bounty_ on a salvage mission. A powerful warp artifact, it had taken control of the _Bounty_'s navigator and corrupted his mind. [[:caldar]] was instructed by …

  • Hostile Takeover

    Following their recovery of _The Emperor's Bounty_, the Raethos fleet was attacked by Valerian pirates. Through skilled leadership and a brutal coup, [[:caldar]] seized control of the pirate vessel and claimed it as his own.

  • Bottom Line campaign history

    *What follows is an infodump of several months' worth of sessions for _[[The Bottom Line]]_. They were mostly dredged up out of memory and may be objectively inaccurate.* Went to Temple, found Stargate Reclaiming the Emperor's Bounty → Ambushed by …

  • Septima's Letter to Brutus, Part 1

    Brother, By the time this letter reaches your eye you will no doubt have been informed of the new xenos threat unleashed at Pulsar 484-Scran, as relayed by our Choirmaster. I trust that you and the rest of the family will take adequate precautions lest …

  • Septima's Letter to Brutus, Part 2

    _(continued from [[Septima's Letter to Brutus, Part 1 | Septima's Letter to Brutus, Part 1]])_ Today I came closer to the dangers of the Warp than I ever dared to fear, Brother. But with the grace of the Emperor and the guidance of our genetic destiny, …

  • Septima's Personal Log 1

    _+++Encryption begins+++_ _+++Laelia protocol 034e-2+++_ We have continued from Vaporius in pursuit of the Drusian star charts that will lead us to the Eldar craftworld within the 'Undred 'Undred Teef where the secret to rescuing Lord-Captain Raethos …

  • Septima's Personal Log 2

    There truly is no rest for those who search. We would do well to remember the Imperial Creed: _The path to enlightenment is a maze with no exit._ Were our need for these charts not dire indeed, our search would surely be abandoned as a fruitless venture. …

  • Septima's Letter to Marcus

    _+++Encryption begins+++_ _+++Laelia protocol 034e-2+++_ _+++Personal protocol: Tertius Marcus Albus Sinister+++_ Uncle, The voidsman whom you recommended to _The Bottom Line_ has distinguished himself admirably in the service of Lord-Captain …

  • Laelia family

    h4. Overview For generations the Laelia navigator line has enjoyed a partnership with the [[Raethos Dynasty]]. The Laelias supplied them with Navigators for their ships and provided a network of contacts within the Nobilite. In return the Traders …

  • Crew and Culture of The Bottom Line

    The common crew of _[[The Bottom Line]]_ are more than shipmates--they are a community. For generations they have lived and worked together aboard the ship, engendering a closeness that insulates them from the cold void of space. For a list of the …

  • The Bottom Line

    _Command Crew:_ * Lord Captain - [[:caldar]] * High Factotum - [[:gorst]] * Master Helmsman - [[:nihilius]] * Warp Master & Navigator - [[:septima]] _The Bottom Line_, flagship of the [[Raethos Dynasty]] fleet, was lost from the Imperium for …

  • Raethos Dynasty

    The Raethos Dynasty is a Rogue Trader family based out of Scintilla. Their allies include the [[Laelia family]] and their principal enemies are the [[Valerian Dynasty]]. h4. Recent History Young Master Caldar was born the only son of Lord Arek, a …

  • Hostile Takeover

    The _Hostile Takeover_, formerly known as the pirate raider _Rusty Cutlass_, is the second ship in the [[Raethos Dynasty]] fleet (after _[[The Bottom Line]]_). It was acquired by the Raethos when it attacked _The Bottom Line_ on orders of the [[Valerian …

  • Bottom Line campaign

    !(media-item-align-center)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/200826/gateway_200.jpg(Gateway 200)! His fortunes devastated and name besmirched, Caldar Raethos is rebuilding his dynasty to form a trade empire that spans the galaxy. His affairs are …

  • Bottom Line campaign summary

    h3. Chapter I: A Dynasty regained, a Worm lost [[:caldar]] regains control of his family's warrant of trade, lain dormant for a decade following the events of the [[Dark Voyage]]. The Raethos economic empire has been gutted and most of the crew of _[[ …

  • Septima Sabina Mariana Laelia

    Septima is young, skilled, and ambitious. Although her early childhood was rich and opulent, as she matured she began to realize how quickly her [[Laelia family|family]] was falling. She overcompensates for this reduced status by dressing and decorating …

  • Gorst

    As a young boy Gorst escaped a hive world to a Trader ship where he apprenticed under an old and respected scholar. Taken under the man's wing, Gorst learned to appreciate the importance of learning, knowledge, and the use of that knowledge in gaining …

  • Nihilius de Wolfe

    Growing up an orphan on a space station wasn’t the hard part, it was surviving the brutal gang warfare that plagued said space station. The gangs were always looking for kids with fast hands and not so fast minds, they made great soldiers. Nihilius had * …

  • Caldar Raethos

    Caldar is short, stocky, and pale, with gray eyes and white hair, as befits a Noble of Tarsus. Generations spent acclimating to the cold, dark, and confined spaces of the bottom of the Hive have produced these qualities in its nobility, and he views them …

  • Lell'chk-zat (Hephaestus)

    Born on the unforgiving surface of Hesh, Lell'chk-zat was brought into the world for one purpose, and one purpose only: to whisper to the great machine spirits. Being only distantly related to the [[Raethos Dynasty]], Lell spent his youth devoting himself …

  • Suriel Litobora

    Since her appointment aboard _[[The Bottom Line]]_, Litobora has seen a number of horrific wounds, and unfortunate accidents. While she is good at her job, she enjoys playing in her Chem-Lab more than amputating limbs. She has a mind sharper than surgical …

  • Jasper Bentree

    Jasper Bentree is a young, ambitious man, with a strong sense of structure, class, and aesthetic. From a young age he watched his parents proudly serve the Emperor, only to squander their various talents and die before their time due to the poor …

  • Magnus "The Magnum Monk" Tuco

    Nobody really knows where Magnus is from with rumors ranging from a warp-spawn orphan on a space hulk to a disowned and disgraced son of a noble house on [[Holy Terra]], and Magnus himself seems pleased by the air of mystery it gives him since he keeps …

  • Haggis

    Hagis has come a long way since his first appearance as a red-shirted rooky. "Image":http://loganlee.deviantart.com/ from "Logan Lee."

  • Argus Lin

    The crew of The Bottom Line found Argus stranded on the other side of their portal. He's a few bricks shy, a few cards short a full deck, and has lost more than just a couple marbles. Image shamelessly taken from "Captain Fabius Bile":http:// …

  • Mac'bar

    "Henry" is the Quartermaster aboard The Bottom Line. Occasionally, he and Gorst get together and have _dinner_. Image taken from "kroot | Tumblr":http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/kroot.

  • Pim

    On the gritty and rickety reaches of Hive Tarsus—the Hiveskin, pounded by lethal sandstorms and relentless heat—few eek out a living. Those that do become hardened by the sun, weathered by the sand, and cloaked in iridescent armor. In order to find a …

  • Cadis

    The crew of _[[The Bottom Line]] met Cadis on Vaporius, where she was searching for the same Drusian reliquary. Although they did not find any relics on that planet, the crew worked with Cadis to topple a desert city-state that had fallen to Chaos. …