My Entry in the 2013 Eurobricks Heroica RPG Contest
About this creation
The quest to apprehend the notorious crime boss and black market potion smuggler, Tonius Montanum, turned out to be more daunting than they'd first expected. The party quickly realized that Montanum's "guard dog" Chica was not, as they had been led to believe, a mild mannered chihuahua.
The ever valiant, but often not so bright, Lord Crispin and his trusty steed Flambe (shown on the lower left) took the first hit. Ironically, his last words were: "Fear not! Tis but an illusion. Do not be fooled by such lame trickery! If that were an actual dragon, it would be spitting fireballs at us!"
Fortunately for Crispin's faithful but expendable NPC squire Patsy, years of adventuring next to Sir "I can't be killed, I'm too essential to the plot - you go first" has taught him two important life lessons - when to duck and when to run.
As the smoke cleared, Crispin's companions begin to suspect that, not only is Chica not a chihuahua, but perhaps chic is not really a dog at all. Valleria the Spearmaiden (left paw) began to suspect that they might be in trouble....