In Episode 11, I reveal how I adapted the "Fixing Maelstrom" Reddit post to my own game. I also talk about how I tie all the loose threads and weak plot points together into a more cohesive (IMO) set of motivations for the major villains. Timestamps follow below the video.
Reddit discussion on Maelstrom: https://www.reddit.com/r/stormkingsthunder/comments/guo93z/fixing_and_expanding_maelstrom/
01:30 My changes to plug perceived plot holes.
03:42 Why haven't the giants resurrected Queen Neri?
05:00 The Kraken's Motivations
06:30 Why is Hekaton captured and not killed?
08:35 Iymrith's Motivations
10:00 Klauth's Motivations
11:55 Looking for Maelstrom ideas
13:55 My party's link to Serissa
15:20 Getting to Maelstrom (in summary)
18:00 Convincing the Giants
23:15 Persuading the Cloud Giants
27:35 Facing off with the Fire Giants
32:30 Setting up the Ambush
36:40 Audience with Serissa
38:20 Making a major enemy
39:28 Wrapping up