Scene: Valeria, Conan, and Subotai are in the Orgy Pit inside
Thulsa Doom's Mountain of Power.
Rexor (as DM):I am Rexor! Stand and face me!
Conan:I raise my sword to meet his challenge.
Subotai:You can't take them.
Conan:His challenge can only be answered with steel!
Subotai:Fine. Stay here and be next week's blue
Valeria:Wait - did you say his name was Rexor?
Valeria:The one King Osric spoke about?
Valeria:The priest from that temple they robbed?
DM:He does look familiar.
Conan:He's one of the raiders who slaughtered my
Subotai:Hey - he's already been recycled once. If you
make him more important to the story, you'll never be able to
Valeria:If he's the lead priest from the tower, what's he
DM:This is a religious festival, which is why all the
followers came to the mountain. Rexor led the people from his tower
here, to ensure their safe arrival.
Valeria:So, why isn't he with his followers now?
DM:He's partaking in a sacred rite, in which only those of
sufficient rank may attend.
Subotai:And what's with the axe? Clerics can't use
DM:He's not a cleric - he's a political appointee.
Valeria:If your goal was to make him a lesser foe, then
you just monumentally failed - he now has a back story.