Shining Paths

Adventures Beyond Known Space



Amir Ghaqi

Amir Ghaqi  ("ah-mir jah-kee") If Iron Man became a Dark jedi bounty hunter Dark robes cover a light-absorbing metal suit resembling Iron Man. Themes Space Samurai - Jedi Mthu'bo - Revenger/Dark Jedi/psychic Incarnate - consciousness of an old monk, put... Continue Reading →


Session 18 – The Ice Thickens

The Burners learn that the Mot plot is much further along than previously believed. November 1, 2017 – 5kr3l “Skrel” (Saxon), H7drae|97 “Hydra” (Joel), Chet (Brian), Slūrp (Alek, absentee), Gr4!L (Rae, absentee), and Amir Ghaqi (Scott, absentee) Tau Station Ɐ, "Treasure Island" The Burners outfit their ships, and... Continue Reading →

The Revenge

The Revenge is a small military courier-scout. While only lightly armed, the ship is quite fast and as maneuverable as a fighter, which Skrel says would make it well-suited for blockade running or smuggling. There is also a small hidden cargo hold... Continue Reading →

Session 17 – Treasure Island

The Burners discover the meaning of "ghost ship". October 4, 2017 – 5kr3l “Skrel” (Saxon), H7drae|97 “Hydra” (Joel), Slūrp (Alek, absentee), Gr4!L (Rae, absentee), Chet (Brian), and Amir Ghaqi (Scott, absentee) Tau Station Ɐ, berth 511 The Burners survey the aftermath of the fire-fight in berth 511.... Continue Reading →


Rockit is a snuggly space dog. He is a "Familiar", an Incarnate of a hound dog. Themes Familiar - fluffy snuggle beagle Tracker - hound dog Spacer - speedy space dog Esper - scout Assets BeagleBot3000 - soft snuggly armor... Continue Reading →


Slūrp is a Trilisk racer and secret agent, searching the stars for the legendary Chef Boyardee. Themes Trilisk - Loves spaghetti Racer - og windy track Gunslinger - shoot on the move Secret Agent - in n' out Assets Laser... Continue Reading →

Session 16 – Infamous

The spacers discover some of the drawbacks of a growing reputation. September 20, 2017 – 5kr3l “Skrel” (Saxon), H7drae|97 “Hydra” (Joel), Gr4!L (Rae, absentee), and Chet (Brian), and Amir Ghaqi (Scott, absentee) Ice Ring of Reshuk 66D, Mot Empire Hell Frozen Over (H4O) is moored off Ice... Continue Reading →

Session 15 – Ice Station Zerobabwe

In which the Burners uncover grisly secrets of the Mot Empire. August 16, 2017 – 5kr3l “Skrel” (Saxon), H7drae|97 “Hydra” (Joel), Gr4!L (Rae, absentee), and Chet (Brian, absentee), and Amir Ghaqi (Scott), Jean-Zorg (Chris), Slurp (Alek), Rockit (Luka) Ice Ring of Reshuk 66D, Mot Empire Hell Frozen... Continue Reading →

Session 14 – Ice Pirates

Gullwind becomes a gunship, and Skrel boosts a Mot ice hauler. August 9, 2017 – 5kr3l “Skrel” (Saxon), H7drae|97 “Hydra” (Joel), Gr4!L (Rae, absentee), and Chet (Brian), and Amir Ghaqi (Scott) Tau Station Ɐ - Upgrading the Gullwind Gullwind returns from her "walk" through the station systems with... Continue Reading →

Session 13 – Not Quite Alone

May 24, 2017 – 5kr3l “Skrel” (Saxon), H7drae|97 “Hydra” (Joel), Gr4!L (Rae, absentee), and Chet (Brian), and Amir Ghaqi (Scott, absentee) Tau Station Ɐ After capturing an Artillery Remote, the crew determine that retrofitting mechanized weaponry into a Darkship like the Gullwind is a non-starter. The lack... Continue Reading →

Session 12 – Holing up at Tau Station Ɐ

April 26, 2017 – 5kr3l “Skrel” (Saxon), H7drae|97 “Hydra” (Joel), Gr4!L (Rae, absentee), and Chet (Brian), and Amir Ghaqi (Scott) Notes: Showed the kitbash space station/colony model, and a Core Fleet model. Updated to the new dice mechanic of 2d-1Ud where 1 Success is a full success, instead of the... Continue Reading →

Session 11 – Fleeing Losorri

April 19, 2017 – 5kr3l “Skrel” (Saxon), H7drae|97 “Hydra” (Joel), Gr4!L (Rae, absentee), and Chet (Brian), and Amir Ghaqi (Scott) Losorri Prime, Orethi Quarantine Zone The crew has rescued Novatek dock workers from the ruined Novatek Rift complex. The PCs interview and sign on their top eight picks... Continue Reading →

Session 10 – Novatek Rescue

March 29, 2017 – 5kr3l “Skrel” (Saxon), H7drae|97 “Hydra” (Joel), Gr4!L (Rae, absentee), and Chet (Brian), and Amir Ghaqi (Scott) Losorri Prime, Orethi Quarantine Zone Looking for info, they fly to the suburb of Taganskaya and land in a deserted patch of wetland near a high school. Then... Continue Reading →

Session 8 – Dust Off

Feb 22, 2017 – 5kr3l “Skrel” (Saxon), H7drae|97 “Hydra” (Joel), Chet (Brian), and Gr4!L (Rae, absentee) Losorri Prime, Quarantine Zone, Gazprom Megacorp Tower The spacers conclude negotiations with Gazprom, accepting a payment of 1MCr in Tau credsticks for heaps of squib nuggets. They offload the cargo and... Continue Reading →

Session 7 – Losorri

Feb 15, 2017 – 5kr3l “Skrel” (Saxon), H7drae|97 “Hydra” (Joel), Gr4!L (Rae, absentee), and Chet (Brian, absentee) Tau Station Skrel and Hydra rethink attempting to board the Losorri frigate they fought earlier. The action seems hazardous, and as a military ship it is... Continue Reading →

T1810 – Mot Alliance

In T1810 two fleets of Darkships entered the Dorado Fringe via SP ƛ Lambda and SP Ω Omega. The fleets took up position in the Sollima Bastion system, identifying themselves as the "Mot". The ship designs were eerily similar to derelicts found in the... Continue Reading →

T1807 – Mot Refugees

Around T1807 a stream of refugees in rag-tag fleets entered the Dorado Fringe at Sollima system via SP ƛ Lambda and SP Ω Omega. They claimed they were fleeing from the Mot, an aggressively expanding empire southeast of Dorado. Most of the refugees requested asylum... Continue Reading →

Session 6 – Losorri Attack

Jan 25, 2017 – 5kr3l “Skrel” (Saxon), H7drae|97 “Hydra” (Joel), Gr4!L (Rae, absentee), and Chet (Brian, absentee) Tau System The spacers are in neutral system space transferring Torpedo Remotes from the Gullwind to a buyer's ship,  in exchange for a payment of 700KCr... Continue Reading →

Session 5 – Path to Losorri

Jan 11, 2017 – 5kr3l “Skrel” (Saxon), H7drae|97 “Hydra” (Joel), Gr4!L (Rae, absentee), and Chet (Brian, absentee) Tau Station Ɐ, aboard the Gullwind. Skrel has taken over the "firearm" harness since in the last session his "assault harness" was destroyed. He communicates with the other... Continue Reading →

AŁ (“AL”)

AŁ is a determined incarnate bounty hunter who never gives up on a bounty. With his mother and father killed by criminals, AŁ will stop at nothing to bring in bounties to the police force. Of course, for a price.... Continue Reading →

Session 4 – Scavenger Hunt

Dec 21, 2016 – 5kr3l “Skrel” (Saxon), H7drae|97 “Hydra” (Joel), Gr4!L (Rae), and Chet (Brian, absentee) Tau Station Ɐ, in orbit around a destroyed alternate Tau Station. The spacers have picked up a torpedo remote and shipments of medicine. They decide to keep looting... Continue Reading →

Gr4!L (“Grail”)

Gr4!L was found in Tau Station Ɐ in the Ambassador's Lounge. Themes: Incarnate - Esper - Mthu'bo - Pirate Scout - Assets Harness - transforms into a small ship


Askhøre is a skilled rygas wielder and captain of the corvette ALXA. His mirrored blue shades hide eyes with both the intensity of a Lancer and the laughter of an organic. He has worked with AŁ for years and they are seldom seen without... Continue Reading →

Session 3 – Tau Station Ɐ

Dec 7, 2016 – 5kr3l “Skrel” (Saxon), H7drae|97 “Hydra” (Joel), and Chet (Brian) Λ7 (Lambda7) Station, in the hangar where Skrel and Hydra fought armed Omegas in the previous session. SST The SST (station security team) arrives and stops the fight. There is a single order... Continue Reading →

Session 2 – Hell’s Kitchen

Nov 30, 2016 – 5kr3l “Skrel” (Saxon), H7drae|97 “Hydra” (Joel), and Chet (Brian) Λ7 (Lambda7) Station, in a the bar where Skrel and Hydra fought five Omegas in the previous session. Chet The owner of the bar, who previously asked if the situation... Continue Reading →


  Themes Black Ops Specialist - Cook - spirit chef Necroincarnate - you are what you eat / eat them to defeat them Mthu'bo - void aikido Assets darkship - "Hell's Kitchen" darkship restaurant reflex chef's tools - reflex blades armored clothing -... Continue Reading →

Session 1 – Gullwind

Nov 16, 2016 - 5kr3l "Skrel" (Saxon) and H7drae|97 "Hydra" (Joel) The Burners are in space! Tau Station, in a bar. 5kr3l and H7drae are both broke, both have Rygas blades, and both like looking for trouble. Skrel isn't drinking his drink, but... Continue Reading →

5kr3l (“Skrel”)

  Themes Death Incarnate - blitz (fast movement) Martial Artist - school of "Captain Crunch" binding and entrapment Hacker - ship control logic Space Pirate - your ship is mine Assets Rygas Blade - logic bomb Blitzkrieg FU2 Assault Harness... Continue Reading →

H7dra|97 (“Hydra”)

H7dra|97 ("Hydra") is a far-future fragment of the ancient souls of Der Hydra, Daesonis, and Azathoth. Themes Mthu'bo - vessel of malefic god Akashi - probability manipulation Burner - wanted ritual assassin of the Burning Legion Esper - gunslinger born... Continue Reading →

Akai Tsuki

Akai is an Organic Space Samurai, a double rarity amongst Spacers. She wears jet black O-Yoroi body armor with red accents and is never without her Void Blade. Her beautiful face is less intimidating than a steel mask, so Akai is frequently sought after... Continue Reading →

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