The last arc of "Le Vin Et La Vie" was a return to occult conspiracy.
To end a magical curse on her homeland of Gallia,
Now Onenharatase, a Huron shaman with shape-changing powers and a thing for booze,
Vivienne and her allies journeyed to Massilia to confront the evildoers.
who had cut out his own heart and hidden it for safety.
and the gleefully sadistic swordsman Riesling
The villains had prepared themselves well for a deadly game of cat and mouse
Vivienne found herself dueling the inhumanly-strong Riesling,
And Vivienne and Sangiovese lived happily ever after.
Many, many thanks to Mike AKA Black Vulmea at Really Bad Eggs for highlighting this goofy nonsense. His essays on creating a swashbuckling sandbox and the endgame in sword-and-cape games are incredibly inspirational -- and next time I run a swashbuckling game (which might well be set in Waterdeep), I'll actually use them instead of making up every damned thing on the fly.