ra characters

The Context: We were fighting a man who called himself The Winter King. My character, Ras, a Tiefling Paladin, had taken enough damage to die.

Ras: I want to resist falling unconscious.

DM: Alright, sure. Roll.

I rolled an 18, just barely making it.

DM: Alright, something important has kept you going. Roll to see just how important it really was.

I rolled a natural 1.

DM: …You left the stove going back at base. This revelation brings you back from the brink of Death so that you may live to remedy the situation. Somehow, you survive an otherwise fatal blow.