Short Quest Long Rest
By Short Quest Long Rest
Welcome to Short Quest Long Rest, an actual play D&D 5E podcast set in Icewind Dale. Join our intrepid crew on an adventure through the ups and downs of Rime of the Frostmaiden! Share some laughs, and enjoy an epic story told by Dungeon Master Josie!
Episode 105 - Big Bone Pecker
With hesitation to march into Auril's home, our heroes decide to check in on some ship wrecks in the hopes of finding something that will aid them. But per usual, all they find is mischief and mayhem. With a skeletal colossus now looming over our group, it's time to get serious. Grab a snack, get comfy, and let's take down a giant skeleton.
November 28, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 47 - Feral in the Marketplace
Well that train ride was fun. Now perhaps we can slide away from the danger for a hot second. However, there is some unfinished business for the crew ahead. Like where is Talmrin, how do they contact them, and where did those yellow aliens come from? There's gotta be more, right?... something something dangerous.
November 24, 2022
Episode 104 - On Thin Ice
Though the destination is horrible, the trip was spectacular. Our heroes now rest upon the precipice of darkness and the island of Solstice is fraught with peril. It's time to see what happens in the home of the Ice Maiden. So grab a snack, get comfy, and let's see what pops off!
November 21, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 47 - Midnight Meat Train
So that relaxing train ride didn't go so well. And what's with Oris capping that guy as he surrendered? That dude's got issues... I mean they obviously all have issues... Nope... wait... That actually tracks. Okay, might be time get dangerous again... or possibly just dispose of some evidence.
November 17, 2022
Episode 103 - A Whale of a Tale
Does the whimsy ever stop? Our heroes have not only evaded an angry ancient dragon, talked with group of hungry giant vultures, but now are about descend into the depths of the frozen sea to sneak into Auril's island in hopes of finding a spell book that can help them end the eternal night. I can't wait to see what happens so let's grab a snack, get comfy and see where this goes.
November 14, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 46 - Off the Rails
Looks like our kooky group are heading towards the transit tunnels... I'm guessing a leisurely ride, how about you? I think it might be time to get dangerous again!
November 10, 2022
Episode 102 - For Whim the Bell Tolls
With dragon seemingly evaded and the morning dawning, what awaits our heroes as they explore Angajuk's Bell? Well grab a snack, get comfy, and lets find out together.
November 07, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 45 - Harmony and Me
Old guy, beat. Bugs, dead. Weird Bug/Crustacean guy, saved. Bartender, talked to... Sounds like a our group has been busy, but what comes next. Evandrian is still out there, there's still some yellow dudes that need a taking to, plus they gotta find Talmrin the Weasel lady to break into/out of Gulta. Perhaps it's time to get dangerous?
November 03, 2022
SQLR Spooktacular! Part 2
It seems like damn near a year has passed since we last visited our group from Cliffside High. Oh wait... it has. Last we left off, these kids and a poor unsuspecting teacher just watched two people get eviscerated. Then after going toe to toe with a shadowy supernatural force, the group made their escape away down the long windy road... Are they safe? Probably not, but let's see what happens. And look forward to the next episode next year. lol
October 31, 2022
Episode 101 - Cool Runnings
With an Ancient Dragon hot on their heels, our heroes move swiftly across the tundra. With the Dark Duchess a bust, the next step is the bell they've heard about. Hopefully there's a hint towards how to reach Auril's Island. So grab a snack, get comfy, and let's see what shakes loose.
October 31, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 44 - Bug Zappers
With Evandrian on the run, and a poor insect needing help, our heroes spring into action and get.... naked? Well at least one of them does, but it's more "huh..." than "Nice!". However, because of this noble gesture, they're now in the sewers on the hunt for some strange bug creatures that keep stinging that poor bar goer. Will they find the next? I got 10 credits on this getting dangerous!!!!
October 27, 2022
Episode 100 - In the Eye of the Storm
Hey all, We're finally back. It's been a bit, but with all the ups and downs, we finally return to Icewind Dale and to the adventure of our Deliverers. We wanted episode 100 to be special, so instead of breaking it up, the entire session has been edited into one giant episode. Unfortunately, due to internet issues, Elise wasn't able to join us, so Josie spoke for our Tavini on this one. Also, when we recorded, I was in the middle of fighting Covid so my voice is a little rough. But all in all, it's a fun episode. So grab a snack, get comfy, and let's see what happens.
October 24, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 43 - In All Her Glory
That Evandrian guy was a real jerk... But I'm sure we've seen the last of him. Now what's our crew going to do now? So far they have name and a lead about yellow aliens, and then there's the weird bug guy in the bar... just starin' at them... Welp... might have to get dangerous on him as well.
October 20, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 42 - I Refuse Your Reality...
.... there's not much to say... but if there was ever a time to get dangerous... It's RIGHT NOW!!!!!!
October 13, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 41 - Grandpappa Was a Rollin' Stone
So now the team are in the heart of Azlanti Space and they've made it to their first destination on the outskirts of the Empire. They have a couple leads, but there also seems to be a great shadow looming over them... I'm sure it's nothing... or perhaps it's time to get dangerous again!!!!
October 06, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 40 - Tickles Me Fancy
Now in Azlanti space, what will our heroes do to next? Perhaps the message from Eddie's dad will help. Guess we'll find out when things get dangerous!
September 29, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 39 - At the Sound of the Beep!
Needing to get away for a little while and wait for the heat to die down, our crew have spent the last month in the Drift heading to Azlanti space to look for their friend Cedona. Now, what happens when they drop out of the Drift? Welp, it just might get dangerous so let's see what happens.
September 22, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibration 38 - The Ol' Skitcharoo
So our crew seems to be hellbent on pulling some shenanigans on the ol' Klortho brothers. Should be interesting to see if the brothers see through the ruse. Could get dangerous so let's tune in and see what happens!
September 15, 2022
Just a heads up on where we've been and plans for the future.
September 13, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 37 - Caddy Hacks
It's time to learn what VI is hiding. Behind that angry coding seems to be a plethora of secrets that more than one group is looking for. Luckily our crew is pretty good with ones and zeros. Is it going to get dangerous? Probably not yet, but who knows what comes next!
September 08, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 36 - Starry Crossed
Here's the second half of our amazing guest, Hope from Hope 4 TTRPGS. You wanna see hope get dangerous finally? Well tune in and check this shit out!!!
September 01, 2022
Episode 99 - The Belly and the Beast
Boy, the way Riain keeps freaking out every time this ship was mentioned doesn't seem good for our heroes. The treasure below better be worth it. But there's only one way to find out, so grab a snack, get comfy, and let's see what cool shit is in there!!!
August 29, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 35 - A Glimmer of Hope
The crew hasn't had a very good homecoming back to the Pact Worlds. Getting roped in to political intrigue, gangsters demanding their legit property, and now some jerks trying to break into their ship. What the heck is happening? ALSO!!!! We have a special guest. Hope from Hope for TTRPGs, so let's see just how dangerous she gets! Wooooot
August 25, 2022
Episode 98 - Just Dropping In
The journey to the Dark Duchess is underway. The road will be long and difficult, but as long as the group sticks together, they should be fine right? I mean... minus the possible dragon. Welp, grab a snack and get comfy because here we go.
August 22, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 34 - Can I Kyelp You?
Who are these assholes? Our crew were just trying to head back to the greatest ship in the history of the Pact Worlds and a couple jumpsuits start a scrap with a giant hermit crab. Well things got dangerous, and it's time to get some answers.
August 18, 2022
Episode 97 - Another Settlement Needs Your Help
It's time for our heroes to head out into that uncaring wilderness once again. They've braved the cold and terrors of the night before, but something has Riain spooked this time. What could it be out there on the ice flows that's got the sailor over prepping for the journey. Only one way to find out so grab a snack, get comfy, and let's see where this goes.
August 15, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 33 - Special Delivery
So that meeting was intense. The Klortho brothers got that whole "Will they/Wont they kill you" vibe going on. But our folks seem to be safe... looks like they're heading back to the ship so what could go wrong?.. What indeed... think it might be time to get dangerous.
August 11, 2022
Episode 96 - Discreet the Parents
The group has just to finalize the plans and say their goodbyes because on the morrow, the journey begins again, but that doesn't mean they can't get into some more shenanigans. So grab a snack, get comfy and let's just enjoy the intro music. IT'S SO GOOD!!!!
August 08, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 32 - A Simple Favor
So this should be fun. The crew is now on the doorstep of some of the underworlds most infamous criminals. What do you suppose will happen. Let's settle and see if things get dangerous.
August 04, 2022
Episode 95 - Mother Lover
Those two ladies couldn't be more different, and more wonderful. Seeing both Riain and Tavini's mothers really illustrates just why those two are the way they are. Now on to business. The people of Dugans Hole are going to need a new place to live and an escort to Targos, so it's time for our group to get to work. Grab a snack, get comfy and lets see where this goes... Spoiler alert... It's gonna be ridiculous.
August 01, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 31 - Moving On Up
Guest starring Ed Shiren on this one, the crew seems like they might be in a little bit of trouble with some old.... let's call 'em acquaintances. Let's hope this will be a friendly exchange with this armed group of thugs... I think it might be time to get dangerous...
July 28, 2022
Episode 94 - O Mother, Where Art Thou?
There's a long journey ahead, but first our heroes must make sure that their families are secure. So it's time to head back to Bryn Shander and reunite with loved ones. So ya'll better grab snack, get comfy and grab a box of tissues, because this one tugs on some heart strings.
July 25, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 30 - Spike's Spiked Spike Spikes
When last we saw out crew, they met Eddie's dad! Crazy right? Seems like a dick, but he did raise Eddie, so he can't be all bad, can he? Or maybe Eddie takes after his mom. Either way, LET'S GO SHOPPING!
July 21, 2022
Episode 93 - TNT
Hey all. I apologize for the week off. For those that don't follow our social media account, my (Dane/Riain) father passed away. He was a personal hero of mine and an amazing dad, so the loss hit our family very hard. You may notice the intro this week isn't as focused as it normally is to the plot. I wanted something more uplifting. Something my dad could be proud of. So this one is for you, Terry T. Love you pops. Give 'em hell wherever you end up! "Dane, there are two types of people in this world. Those that listen... and those that just wait for their turn to talk. Make sure you become the one you can be proud of." - Terry Teeter
July 18, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 29 - Last Bastion
The crew are now on the doorstep of the military power of the Pact Worlds. How do you bet this is going to go? I mean... someone's gotta screw this up right? Plus they went and tied one on right before. Welp, let's get dangerous and see how this shakes out.
July 07, 2022
Episode 92 - Snoop Dreams
Our heroes time in Targos isn't over yet. With Helda on the way and so many refugees pouring in, there's work to be done. Only time will tell where the next steps will take the deliverers so grab a snack, get comfy and let's see what happens.
July 04, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 28 - Meet Virginia
Back to the land of living. The crew has returned to the Jewel of the Pact Worlds, but will their homecoming be joyous or another trial to overcome. Only one way to find out, so let's get DANGEROUS!
June 30, 2022
Episode 91 - ...of Simulacrum and Men
One threat down, several more to go. What are the next steps for our crew now that Targos and Bryn Shander are the last two bastions in the north left unscathed? What's our heroes' next move? Well grab a snack, get comfy and let's find out!
June 27, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 27 - Aristo Development
Time to hit the ol' dusty trail and our crew has been summoned back to Absalom Station by the fuzz. But Cedona is deep in Azlanti space... so do they have to go back to go forward? Well guess we'll have to get dangerous and find out!
June 23, 2022
Episode 90 - What's On Your Mind?
With the dragon defeated and the Dale... Relatively safe... Our heroes must now look to the future. What are the next steps to take and how will they know which are the right ones? Well grab a snack, get comfy, and and lets find out.
June 20, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 26 - Hands Across Nakondis
DID YOU SEE THAT THING CRASH!!!! It was all like Bwaaaaaaaannnnnn PAKEWWWWWGHGHG!!!!! That was amazing... wait, what were we talking about? Oh yea, Nakondis is safe, there's a naked guy with a grenade on the bridge... yada yada yada.... when's the next explosion?
June 16, 2022
Episode 89 - The Desolation of Cheryl
No words, no intro, the fight rages and our heroes MUST prevail. Grab a snack, get comfy and we're very sorry to anyone named Cheryl.
June 13, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 25 - Fire in the Sky
The battle over Nakondis rages on. The Good Vibrations is outnumbered, but outclassed? Never!. So let's strap in, throttle up, and Let's... Get... Dangerous!!!
June 09, 2022
Episode 88 - ...MOUNT UP!
Straight to business. Dragon on our doorstep and our heroes are the last line of defense for the Dale. Grab that snack and get comfy cuz shit's about to get real.
June 06, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 24 - Danger Zone
The Royal Venture is secure, Sharu is defeated, and a clue has been found as to Cedona's whereabouts. But a new complication has arisen! The Barazad has returned with escorts and is heading towards Madelon's Landing ready to decimate the settlement. It's up to our heroes to stop it? Time to get dangerous!!!
June 02, 2022
Episode 87 - REGULATORS!...
It's coming down to the wire. One last city... one last stand. How will today end? Well grab a snack, get comfy and let's see.
May 30, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 23 - Inevitable Downfall
The fight is on and Sharu stands between our crew and their friend. Who will win in this space brawl of the century? Time to get DANGEROUS!
May 26, 2022
Episode 86 - A Quick Break
Now that our heroes have seen the dragon's destruction, they rush to Bryn Shander to warn them and let them know that it's not only the dragon they have to fear, but Duergar hidden among the streets. Hopefully they're not took late to help, but this must be a quick stop, because that dragon must be stopped before all of Ten Towns is in ruins. Grab a snack, get comfy, and lets get into it!
May 23, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 22 - Sharu Ready?!?!
There's only so many more rooms left on this ship. The crew is closing in on the Aeon Lieutenant so Sharu better watch out because the Good Vibrations is about to get Dangerous!
May 19, 2022
Episode 85 - Begging for a Scrap
The chase is on. The Dragon has head start, but but are our heroes up to the task of catching it before all of Ten Towns is destroyed? Well grab a snack, get comfy and let's see.
May 16, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 21 - Mommy? Sorry...
Deep in the heart of the Royal Venture our heroes have found a strange occurrence. Snakes, bats, robots, and zombies... What next? And where is this Sharu? Well lets get dangerous and find out!
May 12, 2022
Episode 84 - Time to Hit the Old Snowy Trail
Sorry for the week off, folks. Had some sicknesses among the group and ran out of content before everyone recovered. Things should be back to normal from here on out! Sunblight has been conquered and our heroes now chase their foe, but how will they catch something that flies with mere dog sleds? How much havoc will have been raised before our heroes can reach it? Well grab a snack, get comfy and let's see.
May 09, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 20 - Dead End
Bats, snakes, robots? What's next? This ancient ship gets more and more dangerous and as of yet not a single Azlanti has reared their ugly heads. I have a feeling things are gonna get a lot more dangerous before they get better.
May 05, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 19 - This Trident's On Fire
Now our heroes have entered the ancient vessel, The Royal Venture. Already attacked by fauna and found the victim of one of said fauna. What other dangers lay in wait? Well perhaps we'll have to get dangerous and find out.
May 02, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 18 - Just Let Scree Vent
The road to the Royal Venture was treacherous, but our heroes made it unscathed. Now the last of the Azlanti forces on Nakondis should be within. How will our the crew handle these pompous upstarts? Well let's get a little dangerous and find out! (I promise the whole Dark Wing Duck reference thing will be over after they leave the planet)
April 28, 2022
Episode 83 - What The F***'s a Lazer?
Our heroes have become sidetracked on their exodus from Sunblight fortress but with each distraction comes new allies. However, the truth has been brought to light The dragon cannot be stopped here, and it has a serious head start. The road is calling and a plan must be made. So lets grab a snack, get comfy, and let's see what happens!
April 25, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 17 - Beyond Fun-derdome
Madelon's Landing is now liberated and the crew are practically heroes on this sleepy jungle planet. But there's still the matter of Cedona's whereabouts, and according to Ola Raja's message, the only one who knows where she was taken is one Lieutenant Sharu, that took a band of cadets northwards. So with some brand new toys to get them there quicker, our heroes head out towards the crash of the Royal Venture. Time to hit the road and get dangerous.
April 21, 2022
Episode 82 - Dead Ringer
The fight now over, our heroes have to make a decision. Continue to explore the depths of the Sunblight, or leave to chase the dragon. One will be a harrowing journey across tundra and darkness, while the other will push our heroes to their brink, forging on without rest. Either way, grab a snack, get comfy, and let's see where we go.
April 18, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 16 - My-delon's Landing
The crew has freed the colony of the Azlanti hold. But it's not over yet. There's another group out there... one that has the information our heroes need to located and liberate Cedona-17. So what's the plan? To get dangerous, of course!
April 14, 2022
Episode 81 - The Klondorn Identity
The end is in sight. The King has entered the battle and his right hand man seems to be something otherworldly. A single spell from Felgrin may have just tipped the tides of battle in favor of our heroes, but it's not through yet. So grab a snack, get comfy, and let's see where this craziness goes.
April 11, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 15 - Gotta Keep 'Em Liberated
With the leader of the Azlanti invasion showing their face, the fight is in high gear. Enemies before them and enemies behind, are the crew trapped in the garrison with Azlanti, or are the Azlanti trapped in there with our crew? Time to get dangerous and find out!
April 07, 2022
Episode 80 - Xardorok and a Hard Place
The continue to rise as the fight reaches a boiling point. Can our group hold out until the lord of the keep reveals himself? Will he reveal himself? Well grab a snack, get comfy, and let's see.
April 04, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 14 - Deep Blue Scree
Things are heating up and our crew is in the thick of it. Deep in the heart of the garrison, the group has finally reconnected and the timing couldn't have been better. Klaxons blaring, soldiers behind as well as the leader ahead, and a large explosion sounds from the front of the building. What happens next? We get dangerous... that's what!
March 31, 2022
Episode 79 - Fog Along the Watchtower
Battle after battle rages down in the Duergar hold, and it doesn't seem to be letting up. With the strange subterranean insect laid low, a folly from Riain may have kicked off a whole new fight... and this one might be the big one. With the alarm raised, how will our heroes handle the onslaught of reinforcements? Well grab a snack, get comfy, and let's find out!
March 28, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 13 - Step Into My Parlor
It's all about to go down. Ginger and Eddie are in the belly of the beast. Face to face with Ola Raja themselves. The rest of the crew are busy breaking in and ready to kick the tires and light the fires. How does this all come to a head? Time to get dangerous!
March 24, 2022
Episode 78 - Umber Pressure
Another battle down, more mountain ahead. What is this mushroom man and is he friend or foe? And where is the King under this mountain? Every step forward seems to add more twists and turns. Well, grab a snack, get comfy, and lets see what happens!
March 21, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 12 - Tear the Roof Off the Sucker
With Ginger and Eddie deep behind enemy lines, what are the rest of the crew up to? I think we all know the answer is "Absolutely nothing good" so lets dive in and get dangerous with this one.
March 17, 2022
Episode 77 - Door Dummy, Door Problems
Still in the middle of the heat of battle, more enemies enter the mix. No time to explain, just grab a snack, get comfy because it's BACK INTO THE MIX!!!!
March 14, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 11 - Don't Be Suspicious
With a good chunk of the occupying army laid low, the crew is looking at taking things to our occupiers. What happens when mom and dad play dress up? Well let's get dangerous and find out.
March 10, 2022
Episode 76 - The Spore the Merrier
This fortress gets more and more confusing for our heroes. Who can they trust, what must they do? There's only one options present to them... They must push on. Grab a snack, get comfy, and let's see where this rollercoaster goes.
March 07, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 10 - Playing Dressup
Though the crew of Good Vibrations might seem a little odd, but when the chips are down and the rubber meets the road this group of misfits know how to get down. With a huge victory over the Azlanti, our heroes aren't out of the woods yet. How will the group handle this one? Well, let's get dangerous and find out.
March 03, 2022
Episode 75 - The Ta-Meanie Commeth
Inside the Sunblight Fortress our heroes search frantically for a way to stop the dragon construct. However, after clearing the barracks, our band finds a hidden agent of a dissenting tribe among the Duergar. He claims the woman he serves wishes to meet, as their goals are aligned, but can our group trust any of these Deep Dwarves? Well grab a snack, get comfy and let's find out.
February 28, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 09 - A Shot In The Dark
The crew is feeling the pressure. After almost giving away the goods with that water elemental fight, they've decided it's time to take down the garrison itself. With the sound of thunder and crackle of lightning, it's time to get dangerous!
February 24, 2022
Episode 74 - Gas Times at Sunblight High
The group have finally arrived to the Sunblight Fortress only to watch their adversary fly away towards Ten Towns. There's no way they'll catch the creature, so the only option is to push on and hope there's some type of way to shut it down remotely within the fortress. Will they be able to save Ten Towns before the Dragon construct wreaks havoc across the land? Well grab a snack, get comfy, and let's find out!
February 21, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 08 - Best Laid Plans
With another task down for the resistance, the crew has must make serious decisions on what to do next. Have they been made, are the Azlanti on to their presence? Only one way to find out. Time to get Dangerous.
February 17, 2022
Episode 73 - Ruff Around The Sledges
It's time for our heroes to leave East Haven. They have a confirmed lead that the Duergar are plotting something sinister to the south. It's time to saddle up and head out, but will they arrive in time to stop the construction of this supposed Chardalyn Dragon? Well grab a snack, get comfy and lets find out!
February 14, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 07 - Water, Water Everywhere
Under cover of darkness the crew steal away into the night and make their way to the Administrator's home to gather information. What they found was a datadisk with info on the initial Azlanti invasion, though the visage of Cedona on the holovid brings back a flood of memories to Eddie. What will our heroes do with the rest of the night? Well let's get dangerous and find out.
February 10, 2022
Episode 72 - Guilt Trip
A weight has been lifted off Riain's shoulders with the agreement reached below the city of East Haven, but now a bigger threat looms on the horizon. It's time to head out and check on the rumors of this dragon our heroes have heard about. Will they be able to make it in time? Well grab a snack, get comfy, and let's see what happens.
February 07, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 06 - Lights Out
After a rendezvous with a yokel in the woods, it looks like our team has joined the resistance. But before they can strike out, they'll need info. Where is Cedona being kept and how can they cripple the Azlanti hold on Madelon's Landing. Looks like the only way to find out is to get a little dangerous.
February 03, 2022
Episode 71 - Affect Vs. Effect
All hell breaks loose below the streets of East Haven. Though it started rough, Felgrin's quick wit may have turned the tide. Now with two rampaging apes tearing through their number, the rest of the group handles things further in. Things are looking up for our heroes so grab a snack, get comfy, and a let's watch the dominoes fall.
January 31, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 05 - Down Here At The Junk Shop
Ginger has essentially wrung blood from a stone by interrogating that Azlanti Cadet. Their soldiers are famously zealous and tough cookies to crack. Now they have an ally and a strange/annoying one at that. Time to head into town and see if it's time to get dangerous.
January 27, 2022
Episode 70 - Furious George
Our heroes are upon the doorstep of one their biggest threats. Revenge is the order of the day and it's in high demand. Underworld superpower or not, the Zhentarim will know the full wrath of the deliverers. Let's just hope it's enough to deter them from pursuing our heroes any further. So grab a snack, get comfy and let's see how wild it gets.
January 24, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 04 - Lost In Translation
The crew have encountered their first taste of what this planet has to offer. With a duo of Azlanti laid low and a resident yokel in tow, the group now has a prisoner to question. Will our heroes be able break the legendary resoluteness of the Empire? Guess we'll just have to get dangerous and find out.
January 20, 2022
Episode 69 - Nice...
I'd like to say that we're mature enough to name this specifically numbered episode something clever... But if you listen to this show, you know we're all 12 years old as far as maturity goes. So grab a snack, get comfy, and let's see what shenanigans happen today.
January 17, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 03 - Empire Knifes Back
The crew of the Good Vibrations have touched down on the jungle planet Nakondis, making a trek towards Madelon's Landing, but this walk in the forest isn't as peaceful as it might seem. Accosted by a trio of strange blue, electric apes, the group takes them down. What happens next? Well we get dangerous... that's what!!!
January 13, 2022
Episode 68 - Hanky Cavs
More and more keeps piling up on our hero's shoulders. Underworld crime syndicates hunting them, a possible Duergar invasion involving a great constructed dragon, and last but not least, an evil god that has brought darkness to the land. Will this group buckle under the pressure? Well grab a snack, get comfy, and let's find out.
January 10, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 02 - Jungle Crews
A simple job, an easy pay day, but then... uninvited guests? Far as the crew knew, Nakondis didn't have any orbital defenses... so where did the drones come from? What's happening planet side? How is Cedona tied up in all this? Only one way to find out. Nose down, punch the engines, and... Let's get dangerous!
January 06, 2022
SQLR: Good Vibrations 01 - A Good Start
Welcome to the Short Quest Long Rest: Good Vibrations. Follow us as we head into the Drift to far flung colonies, ancient empires, and maybe a laugh or two. Join the crew of the Good Vibrations as they set out to win fortune, stake claims, and settle scores. It's going to be wild ride, so strap in the gunner seat and lets get dangerous.
January 06, 2022
Episode 67 - Nobody Expects the Tavini Inquisition
The Duergar plot thickens and the group in town has been dealt with. Though some escaped, their leader has been apprehended by our heroes and perhaps now the guard captain will be forthcoming with information. But first, our group must get the princely Duergar to talk. So grab a snack, get comfy and let's see what happens.
January 03, 2022
Episode 66 - Swing, Swing
The plot thickens as the Deep Dwarves are brought into the fold. What are their purpose and what will the prince of the Duergar have to say about this great mechanical dragon they're creating. Well grab a snack, get comfy, and let's find out together!
December 27, 2021
Episode 65 - Boats and Foes
With the captured Duergar behind bars and his allies location revealed, the captain of the guard immediately acts on the information. Asking for the group's help, they now make their way to the docks to attempt to take the Dark Dwarves by surprise. With the party now split, what will befall our heroes? Well, grab a snack, get comfy and let's find out.
December 20, 2021
Episode 64 - Friends In Cold Places
Well, apparently Duergar aren't the most wise, but what to do with this creature. After a brief skirmish without a single sword being swung, the Dwarven cousin floats with wounded pride as the group try to determine their next course of action. So grab a snack, get comfy, and let's see where the heck this goes.
December 13, 2021
Episode 63 - A Lovely Day for a Parade
A new task and another venture. Our heroes are out upon the ice in a precarious position and it seems that they have a secret admirer keeping a close on them. With a simple spell, Dreamer has revealed the secret observer as they began to flee. What comes next? Well grab a snack, get comfy, and let's find out!
December 06, 2021
Episode 62 - Lord and Savor
After the disturbing execution of an unknown wizard, the group made contact with the captain of the guard. After a subtle conversation, they've come to an accord. If the group can discover the fate of a group of missing fishermen, then she'll offer them some information about the local Zentarim dealings. Now, onto the lake to find a ship. Will it go off without a hitch? Well, grab a snack, get comfy and let's find out.
November 29, 2021
Episode 61 - Know When To Run Away
Now the group has infiltrated the town of Easthaven and were greeted with a public execution and the head of the guard that doesn't seem too trusting. Understandable in a town known for it's inhabitants being thieves and murderers. Sounds like the plan is to stir up trouble, so grab a snack, get comfy, and let's see how quickly our group can accomplish this task.
November 22, 2021
Episode 60 - Perfect Execution
With Garn and Elsa safe and sound with the dwarves of the northern hold, the group stands at the gates of Easthaven. A hive of scum and villainy. How will our heroes flush out the Zhentarim and exact their vengeance? Will grab a snack, get comfy, and lets find out.
November 15, 2021
Episode 59 - The Old Dusty Trail
Tragedy has befallen those close to our heroes. The past has come back to haunt the Dragon Knight and now it's time to settle past scores. But first, those that have been wronged must be taken out of harms way, then perhaps the group can take care of business. So grab a snack, get comfy, and let's see what happens tonight.
November 08, 2021
Episode 58 - Better Served Cold
Bryn Shander hasn't changed much, besides a house or two being displaced. But what happens when one of those houses belongs to someone the group considers family? What will they all do once they're reunited and learn of the happenings to Elsa and Garn? Grab a snack, get comfy and let's find out together.
November 01, 2021
SQLR Spooktacular! Part 1
What happens when murders spring up in the small town of Cliffside? When the world seems to go crazy and a few delinquent students and their teacher are forced to face the darkness alone in this sleepy burg? Hop in and find out during our Halloween special. Enjoy Part 1 of the Spooktacular, folks! There are two more comin'!
October 31, 2021
Episode 57 - Warm Welcome
The threats never cease. The cold brings new challenges, both natural and unnatural alike. But despite the hardships, our heroes persevere and move forward. Next stop, the town of Bryn Shander to reunite and check on old friends. So grab a snack, get comfy, and let's see how the day goes.
October 25, 2021
Episode 56 - Lone Cold Stunner
With a warm hearth behind them and only the cold ahead, the group makes their way back to Bryn Shander. When they decided to bed for the night, curiosity gets the better of them and without warning, something wicked this way comes. What can our heroes do in the face of such a terror? Grab a snack, get comfy, and let's find out.
October 18, 2021
Episode 55 - Really Ties The Room Together
The White Moose is now up and running. The staff has been hired, and Stone has assembled a crew so motley it nearly puts our Deliverers to shame. Unfortunately, this little break of peace had to come to an end at some point, so now our heroes must decide their next step on this journey. Grab a snack, get comfy, and let's see what they come up with.
October 11, 2021
Episode 54 - Stone and the Family Sly
Out heroes have finally found a place to rest their heads. With the acquisition of a ramshackle tavern, the group spends time sprucing it up and establishing what they hope will not only be a home, but also a gathering place for information, allies, and if they bring in a coin or two in the process then all the better. So grab a snack, get comfy, and let's see who wanders in.
October 04, 2021
Episode 53 - Where Every Berry Knows Your Name
The tomb has been cleared and the threat eliminated, but the taint of Auril still lingers. With the Great Moose and Ravisin slain, it's time for the heroes to return to town to collect their just rewards. Grab a snack, get comfy, and let's see what happens.
September 27, 2021
Episode 52 - Ravisin Rumble
The tomb is open and the pawns are in place. What will happen when the mad druid is confronted in this ancient place? Will she see reason and end her dark ways, or will our heroes be forced to take down yet another mind twisted by the darkness? Grab a snack, get comfy, and let's find out!
September 20, 2021
Episode 51 - Mirror, Mirror Down the Hall
Another night has passed and with the aurora rising across the sky the group makes plans to open the ancient elven tomb. What wonders or horrors await them when the resting place is disturbed? Grab a snack, get comfy, and let's see what happens.
September 13, 2021
Episode 50 - Finnegan, And Again
The Brazier is lit and a new companion joins the group, but do they have good or evil intent. With Dreamer needing to rest before he can attempt to unlock the temple, it looks like our heroes will be forced to spend the night with this druidic mummy. Grab a snack, get comfy, and let's find out what happens.
September 06, 2021
Episode 49 - Mummy Talks
Our little band has now dealt with the Dread White Moose of the Lonelywood but that doesn't mean all is right with the North. Why did this creature suddenly become violent, and who is behind all this? Well grab a snack, get comfy, and let's find out.
August 30, 2021
Episode 48 - The Bigger They Are
It's time for our heroes to find out why they called it The Dread White Moose of the Lonelywood. After being given little choice but to defend themselves, the showdown begins! Get comfy, grab a snack, and let's see what happens!
August 23, 2021
Episode 47 - Moose On The Loose
There seems to be a pattern forming with this merry band of misfits. A new town, a new problem, and a splash of heroism disguised as self-interest and greed. The stakes are high this time a big reward in play: a tavern. If our heroes can help the town with their moose problem, the group is slated to inherit the building and its dubious past. Get comfy, grab a snack, and let's see what happens.
August 16, 2021
Episode 46 - The Way the Cookie Crumbles
Setting out from the mining town of Termalaine, our band heads ever northward towards adventure and excitement. Chasing the rumors of a dreaded White Moose, the next stop is the Lonelywood. Can our heroes help the people of this logging settlement? Grab a snack, get comfy, and let's find out.
August 09, 2021
Episode 45 - Stand and Deliver
A new day has come! What will our group do with it? Looks like they're all headed in different directions, everyone knows you don't split up the party. Let's hope it doesn't lead to too many shenanigans, or at least not deadly ones. Grab a snack, get comfy and let's find what happens.
August 02, 2021
Episode 44 - Leg Work
With the mine behind them and a pile of kobold bodies behind them, our band makes their way back to the Eastside Inn to try to and do a bit of good. Grek needs a home, Marta's father needs a leg, so grab a snack, get comfy and let's see what happens.
July 26, 2021
Episode 43 - Don't Speak Illithi-Dead
With the Grell down for the count, the group continued on to parley with the intruding kobolds. After negotiations broke down, the group took care of business. Only now a new presence has appeared and the fight is not over. Grab a snack, get comfy and let's see how this goes.
July 19, 2021
Episode 42 - Rock N' Roll
Our heroes are tasked with clearing out a gem mine that has been taken over by a band of pushy kobolds. After an accidental death and an attempted... not-so-accidental one, they now have a guide to take them deeper. But something lurks in the shadows waiting for the moment to strike! Will they fall prey to this skulking creature? Grab a snack, get comfy, and let's find out.
July 12, 2021
Episode 41 - To Koboldly Go
Our band of Deliverers arrived in Termalaine to find many mysteries, or are they just growing suspicious after being exposed to the darkness of Icewind Dale? With doubt in their minds, they do their best to help, agreeing to build a leg for Marta's father, and possibly clear out this mine full of Kobolds. Grab a snack, get comfy, and let's see how it goes.
July 05, 2021
Episode 40 - There's Something About Marta
With the jovial nights of the Dwarven Hold behind them, the Deliverers must choose the next destination on their journey. They still have responsibilities to attend to further into the frozen north, but the current happenings of the Dale are not lost on them. What could they possibly do to stem the tide of darkness growing in Icewind? Grab a snack, get comfy, and let's find out.
June 28, 2021
Episode 39 - Real Talk 2: Electric Boogaloo
After a soothing rest inside Battlehammer Hold, our group must now consider what comes next. Do they continue with their humble deliveries? Or is their purpose far greater and more perilous than that? Grab a snack, get comfy, and let's find out together.
June 21, 2021
Episode 38 - Bess In Show
It has been a long and difficult journey for our heroes since leaving Bryn Shander. Tragic losses, mishaps, and several harrowing battles later our heroes finally stumble back into civilization for a brief respite. It's time to cut loose in a mead hall filled with dwarves, can they stay out of trouble? Grab a snack, get comfy, and let's find out together.
June 14, 2021
Episode 37 - Queen of Thorns
In the thick of it, with Needle Spawn closing in on all sides, the group faces down a mad Druid that's evolved into an abomination of her own design. Can our heroes beat back the horde of the prickly invaders to clear the Halls of Black Ice? Or will this be the dwarven ruin that claims their lives? Well grab a snack, get comfy, and let's find out together.
June 07, 2021
Episode 36 - Prickly Situation
Deep within the Halls of Black Ice, the party has encountered many strange things. Thorn-riddled corpses that rise from the dead, glass-like gemstones that can drive a person mad, and now two animated shrubs that act as if they're young children. What magic is at play here? What will they find as they dive deeper into this usurped stronghold? Grab a snack, get comfy and let's find out together.
May 31, 2021
Episode 35 - Shady Shrubs
Our party descends into the perilous Halls of Black Ice, a Dwarven hold that has fallen into darkness. What mysterious entity is squatting in these ancient halls? What happened to the old inhabitants? Can our heroes clear the way for the Chardelyn-obsessed Ruby to do her good work? Grab a snack, get comfy and let's find out.
May 24, 2021
Episode 34 - Thorn In Our Side
With the mountain conquered our heroes have parted ways with Perilou and Artis. Helda accompanies them now with the Halls of Black Ice looming ahead of them. Is this party up to the challenge? What awaits them inside? Some black ice, probably. Well grab a snack, get comfy, and let's find out.
May 17, 2021
Episode 33 - Friends In High Places
Our band continues their treacherous trek up to the Cairn's summit. In their path a fearsome beast lay slumbering, but as the group turns back in fear Dreamer pushes on to the pinnacle. They soon catch up to him and realize all is not right, and the unexpected awaits. What is afoot at the apex of Icewind Dale? Grab a snack, get comfy, and let's find out together.
May 10, 2021
Episode 32 - Dream On
With Skarde defeated, his life force dispersed, and the tomb secured the group stands victorious atop the Cairn... now only the summit awaits. Perilou returned to them as if nothing had happened, only to find out that the necrotic energies of the lair had brought her back as something less than holy. What path shall our heroes take now? Well grab a snack, get comfy, and let's find out together.
May 03, 2021
Episode 31 - Hazard Pay
After a harrowing fight with Skarde the Frost Giant Lich, it's not over. There's still the phylactery that must be dealt with. Can our heroes make it through this necrotic energy to end this monster once and for all? Grab a snack, get comfy and let's find out together.
April 26, 2021
Episode 30 - Skarde to Death
The path up the mountain has been treacherous, a fact Felgrin and Krelik were reminded of as they nearly plummeted to an early grave. Now, just out of a difficult battle, the party hears more combat below. It's time to push on and get that package delivered. So grab a snack, get comfy and let's see what happens next.
April 19, 2021
Episode 29 - A Macabre Ball Pit
With our heroes nearly to the entrance to the mountain halls they are tapped and tired. What options do they have? What will the mountain throw at them next, or will somebody just throw the mountain? Grab a snack, get comfy and let's find out.
April 12, 2021
Episode 28 - What Lies Within
With the perils of the north becoming more and more apparent, their goal is still nowhere in sight. Our heroes continue their climb towards the summit in the hope that the clues they've followed will bear fruit. Perhaps if they can save the lives of the party Garrett lead up the mountain this journey would not be for nothing. So grab a snack, get comfy, and let's see what happens.
April 05, 2021
Episode 27 - A Stark Reminder
After the group narrowly escapes an avalanche they still have Kelvin's Cairn to deal with and Garrett to find. What problems will they face on the mountainside? What enemies will stand in their way? Grab a snack, get comfy, and let's find out together.
March 29, 2021
Episode 26 - Ups and Downs
Though the party was expecting a warm bed, due to some misunderstandings they're instead greeted with a cold reception. With the Dane and his beloved daughter unhappy with the group, will they be able to leave the keep in one piece? Grab a snack, get comfy and let's find out.
March 22, 2021
Episode 25 - Down In The Valley
Once again our band of heroes is back out into the Dale journeying ever northward. With their new Dwarven friends along for the ride, what will be in store for them on the way to Kelvin's Cairn? Grab a snack, get comfy and let's find out.
March 15, 2021
Episode 24 - Moving Out
The morning after returning to Bryn Shander the group splits up to finish up some last-minute details before heading out. After their last trek into the wilderness, there's no doubt that this journey will not be an easy one. So grab a snack, get comfy, and let's see where the road takes us.
March 08, 2021
Episode 23 - Your Eyes
Our adventurers have dealt a mighty blow to the goblin band and the rest have chosen to surrender. With the ingots back in their possession, they start to make their way back to Bryn Shander. How will they get this heavy load back across the snow-swept plains? Grab a snack, get comfy and let's find out.
March 01, 2021
Episode 22 - Polar Bears & Dragons
Our heroes have taken on their first task in Bryn Shander in the hopes of securing resources and connections. Resources and connections that might make their journey in the cold north a little more bearable. Outside of the city, the harsh north shows them just how dangerous it can be. With the missing dwarf's body recovered our group sets out to recover the cart of iron ingots they seek, only to find unexpected entities standing in their way. Get comfy, grab a snack and find out what happens next.
February 22, 2021
Episode 21 - Load-Bearing Axe
Only a short stay in Bryn Shander and the group has already acquired more work. This time in the hopes of making their trip north a little easier. As they set out to try and recover a sled full of iron ingots for the town, one can wonder what they might encounter out on the snowfields. Get comfy, grab a snack, and settle in for some adventure.
February 15, 2021
Episode 20 - Innuendo Shopping
The first "day" in Bryn Shander is shaping up to be an interesting one. With our intrepid band giving their word to help the dwarven crew they met in town, the group split up to see what the city had to offer. Will Bryn Shander be as welcoming as in previous cities? Grab a snack, get comfy, and let's find out together.
February 08, 2021
Episode 19 - The Most Interesting People
With our heroes finally back in civilization, as simple as it may be, they start to learn there is more amiss with the north than just the dark. The mysterious Kal now joins them in their journey as we see what awaits them in the city of Bryn Shander. Get comfy, grab a snack, and let's see where the night takes us.
February 01, 2021
Episode 18 - Plan-B
Our adventurers have come a long way to Bryn Shander. From the first steps onto the Icebreaker, Rat Assassins. From Mephit Mayhem to Yeti's in the mountains. They've met friends, made allies, and grown nearly two fold in size since the beginning. Now they take their first steps into Ten Towns proper. What awaits our team of heroes? Well get comfy, grab a snack and lets find out.
January 25, 2021
Episode 17 - Getting Ogre It
With a heartfelt goodbye to the Shorthelms, the group continues north. After a long arduous trek, our heroes are accosted by an enormous Sabertooth Tiger, accompanied by a mysterious assailant. Will our heroes triumph over these adversaries? Get comfy, grab a snack and lets find out.
January 18, 2021
Episode 16 - Shotguns and Renaissance
A long journey north has taken it's toll on our adventurers and this brief reprieve in Hundlestone was exactly what they needed. Good people, good food, and a good nights rest. Moving on to the next what will await our heroes. Get comfy, grab a snack and settle in while we find out.
January 11, 2021
Episode 15 - Make Yourself a Plate
After trekking further north, the group came across a man in the middle of a pitched battle with a Yeti. Nearly as soon as they arrived, the fight was over as Dreamer revealed he could speak to the Yeti and convinced it to back down, and Grin used his magical expertise to put the raging man into a slumber in hopes of deescalating the situation. This grateful man gave the group shelter at his home just outside Hundlestone where they enjoyed the night with jests and drinks. Next stop, Hundlestone. Get comfy, grab a snack and let's see what happens.
January 04, 2021
Episode 14 -Yeti, Steady, GO!!!
After trudging through the snow laden landscape our heroes were forced to take shelter in a cave they happened upon. After a short examination, they found it to be the home of something that favored the more savory side of the menu. Luckily the only guest they had was a friendly little fox that seemed to take a shining to Grin. After a uncomfortable sleep, they're back on the road... but what awaits them around the bend. Well get comfy, grab a snack, and lets find out.
December 28, 2020
Episode 13 - Let It Snow
After leaving Fireshear our group made their way northwards to continue their task of delivering their final packages. As a blizzard set in they were forced to take shelter in small cave. Not long after the howls of creatures rose up from outside... are they in the den of these creatures... well get comfy, grab a snack and lets find out.
December 21, 2020
Episode 12 - A Small Addition
After a dangerous fight with that undead shark, our group of intrepid heroes are on their way to Fireshear for repairs to continue their journey to deliver the rest of their packages. But what surprises awaits them in the once Memphit infested town? Well get comfy and tune in to find out.
December 14, 2020
Episode 11 - Jump The Shark
After a harrowing couple of days in Aurilssbarg, our heroes had supplied up for the trip back to Fireshear. A few days into the trip the watchman aboard the Icebreaker called out that something was closing in fast upon the ship... something sinister. Will our heroes have the fortitude and skill to handle this otherworldly threat. Get comfy, grab a snack, and lets find out.
December 07, 2020
Episode 10 - All That Glitters Is Gold
Though the beginning of the day seemed a little bleak, the rest shall hopefully bring more joy. With only hours left until the Icebreaker sets sail back to Fireshear, our heroes look to pass the time at the local shops. So pull up a chair and comfy as our heroes see what the port of Aurilssbarg has to offer.
November 30, 2020
Episode 9 - A Gray Day
Our heroes had an interesting night last night. From a pleasant swim for Miri, a cheater being called out in a card game, a race through the streets to help said cheater, an ambush the eventual interrogation of a Were-Rat, finally ending in a scathing meeting with captain for defying orders. But today is a new day and with dreamers information perhaps they'll finally get back on track with their deliveries. Stay tuned and get comfy.
November 23, 2020
Episode 8 - You Dirty Rat Pt. 2: Judgement Day
The strange Were-rat named Fanger has been apprehended. Now it's time to get some answers. Dreamer wandered off to see if he could pick up the trail of the group that chased after the Tiefling mage. Hopefully he'll be alright. The nights in this town don't seem too friendly. So grab a snack, get comfy and lets see what happens.
November 16, 2020
Episode 7 - You Dirty Rat
Our intrepid band has stolen away from the Ice Breaker for a night on the town. Riain and Miri share a moment while Felgrin and Dreamer both make their way to the Frosted Flagon. After a few drinks a hand of cards that goes sour, the group chases after a murderous band that intend harm upon a tricky Tiefling... not OUR tricky Tiefling... another one. Let's see where this goes.
November 09, 2020
Episode 6 - A Flagon Full of Wine
With Fireshear in the rearview, our heroes make their way to the island colony of Aurillsbarg. Though Griggle was an interesting character, and his gifts are worth a small fortune, what will await the group in this seemingly sleepy mining community. Lets get comfy and see what happens.
November 02, 2020
Episode 5 - Crazy Griggle Thing Called Love
After the being in the hot seat with those Mephits, our band of adventures push on. Griggles house should be just ahead and with Dreamer leading the way hopefully there wont be any more trouble. Let's see if there are any more surprises around the bend today.
October 26, 2020
Episode 4 - The Mephit Show
The group tried to investigate the murder, but weren't able to make much headway. Riain decided it would be best alert the captain and through some persuasion, arranged a meeting with him. After the meeting they decided to procure their packages to make sure they didn't come up missing as there seems to be shady business about the Icebreaker.
October 19, 2020
Episode 3 - Cap'n, My Cap'n
Our band of heroes almost are routed in the ruins of Illusk by a group of skeletons. Luckily their final contact rushed in to their rescue and made short work of their attackers. Now the group is on the Icebreaker and headed for Icewind Dale, but Krelik happened to witness a body getting dumped overboard, and the killer seems to have seen his face.
October 19, 2020
Episode 2 - Road to Ruins
Taking on new roles as Luskar Deliverers, our intrepid band sets out to procure three of the six packages for delivery in Icewind Dale. First stopping at the Host tower of the Arcane to meet with a young Tiefling that was obsessed with dragons, our heroes then encountered a strange creature named Dragon Bait at the local tavern. After a game of smelly charades, we had two of the three packages and were on our way to the ruins of Illusk for the third.
October 19, 2020
Episode 1 - Mail, Male, or Mail?
Welcome to Short Quest, Long Rest, a D&D 5E adventure full of fantasy and whimsy. There will be intrigue, entertainment, laughs, and even a little cuteness. So grab a snack, get comfy, and enjoy the first episode of SQLR. =)
September 24, 2020