Stormbringer  LbNA # 55303

Placed DateAug 25 2010
LocationTownsend Ave and Park Hill Cir., Urbandale, IA
Found By Hawktwins2001
Last Found Jun 3 2012
Hike Distance?


Stormbringer Letterbox

10 minute hike, paved bike path, and nice park to picnic.

Considerations: The box is buried so it will be muddy if it has recently rained. A stick should be sufficient to get it out but you might want to bring a small garden digger. BYOI

This box is an homage to Michael Moorcock and the fantasy novels he wrote about Elric, the last emperor of Melnibone. Elric wields the mighty Stormbringer, a colossal black sword with strange runes carved on the blade. Stormbringer feeds on the souls of its victims, has a mind and will all its own, gives Elric unparalleled strength, but also fills him with a bloodlust that will betray Elric in the end.

Now your quest is to find Stormbringer. We have directions from the elves, as follows.


1.Begin at the Townsend Tunnel letterbox.
2.Head south. Take a right at the fork. Stay on the bike path and go right when it splits again. There is a small bit of woods here.
3.Just past the woods, you will see the green dragon that protects the sword. Very near him is a huge Treefolk. In between the two largest roots of the tree, the sword is buried about two inches down, about 4 or 5 inches from the trunk.

Please be discreet - lots of dwarves running around. After reburying, be sure to give it a “blessing” by sprinkling leaves and sticks on top.